US Pat. No. 10,765,171

SHOE HAVING CUSHION WITHIN HEEL MEMBER

COLE HAAN LLC, New York,...

1. A shoe comprising: a sole; and an upper secured to the sole; the sole extending longitudinally from a sole heel end to a sole toe end and extending transversely from a sole lateral edge to a sole medial edge, the sole including a heel region, a midfoot region, a ball region and a toe region, the heel region extending longitudinally from the sole heel end to the midfoot region, the midfoot region extending longitudinally from the heel region to the ball region, the ball region extending longitudinally from the midfoot region to the toe region, and the toe region extending longitudinally from the ball region to the sole toe end, the sole having a lower sole member, a heel member, a shank member, a heel cushion, and a foot pad, the lower sole member extending from the sole heel end to the sole toe end, the heel member being in the heel region and extending downwardly from the lower sole member, the heel member including a heel outer peripheral surface and an open top heel cavity, the open top heel cavity being spaced from the heel outer peripheral surface, the lower sole member including a top surface and a lower sole cavity extending downwardly from the top surface, the shank member having a shank midfoot portion and a shank heel portion, the shank midfoot portion being in the lower sole cavity and the shank heel portion being in the open top heel cavity, the heel cushion being in the open top heel cavity, the shank heel portion being sandwiched between the heel cushion and the heel member, the foot pad extending between the sole heel end and the sole toe end and having a heel pad portion, a midfoot pad portion, a ball pad portion, and a toe pad portion, the heel pad portion overlying and being in contact with the heel cushion, the midfoot pad portion overlying and being in contact with the shank midfoot portion, the midfoot pad portion, the ball pad portion, and the toe pad portion being in the lower sole cavity, the foot pad having a top surface in contact with the upper.

US Pat. No. 10,765,164

HELMET MOUNTING SYSTEM

Galvion Ltd., Portsmouth...

1. A method of assembling helmet accessory mount systems, each system comprising a carrier of a first carrier type which is attachable to a helmet and is configured to receive any type of receptacle from among a plurality of receptacle types, each type of receptacle being configured to receive a different type of helmet accessory mounting interface, the method comprising:(a) selecting a first type of receptacle from among a plurality of receptacle types, the first type of receptacle being configured to receive a first type of helmet accessory mounting interface;
(b) attaching a first receptacle of the first receptacle type to a first carrier of the first carrier type after attaching the first carrier to a first helmet, the first receptacle being separate from the first carrier prior to attachment of the first receptacle to the first carrier;
(c) attaching a first accessory mounting interface of the first type of helmet accessory mounting interface to the first receptacle, the first accessory mounting interface being configured to receive a first type of helmet accessory, and wherein the first accessory mounting interface, the first receptacle, and the first carrier are configured such that when the first accessory mounting interface, the first receptacle, and the first carrier are attached to the first helmet, the first accessory mounting interface is ready to receive a helmet accessory;
(d) selecting a second type of receptacle from among the plurality of receptacle types, the second type of receptacle being different from the first type of receptacle, the second type of receptacle being configured to receive a second type of helmet accessory mounting interface different from the first type of helmet accessory mounting interface;
(e) attaching a second receptacle, the second receptacle being of the second receptacle type to a second carrier of the first carrier type, the second receptacle being separate from the second carrier prior to attachment of the second receptacle to the second carrier, and the second receptacle being separate from the second carrier prior to attachment of the second carrier to a second helmet;
(f) attaching a second accessory mounting interface of the second type of accessory mounting interface to the second receptacle, the second accessory mounting interface being configured to receive a second type of helmet accessory which the first type accessory mounting interface is not configured to receive, wherein the second accessory mounting interface, the second receptacle, and the second carrier are configured such that when the second accessory mounting interface, the second receptacle, and the second carrier are attached to the second helmet, the second accessory mounting interface is ready to receive a helmet accessory.

US Pat. No. 10,765,162

CAP AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A CAP

Shanghai Pacific Hat Manu...

1. A method of assembling a cap comprising:forming a single-panel crown for a cap from a single sheet or single piece of stretchable fabric;
attaching a support layer to an interior portion of the single-panel crown; and
attaching a visor and an elastic band to the single-panel crown with the attached support layer,
wherein the forming a single-panel crown comprises heating and stretching the single sheet or single piece of stretchable fabric to form a hemispherical shape on a portion of the stretchable fabric,
wherein the single sheet or single piece of stretchable fabric is to be heated and stretched into the hemispherical shape without applying or adding additional materials thereto for shaping the stretchable fabric.

US Pat. No. 10,765,160

SKIN PROTECTING GARMENT

1. A skin protecting garment, comprising:a back panel;
a lower front panel coupled to the back panel, the lower front panel including a first folded portion at an upper end thereof;
an upper front panel coupled to the back panel, the upper front panel including a second folded portion at a lower end thereof;
an upward facing opening formed by the back panel and the upper front panel, wherein the upward facing opening is dimensioned, shaped and positioned to expose a top of a user's head; and
a forward facing slit between the lower front panel and the upper front panel, wherein the forward facing slit is dimensioned, shaped and positioned to expose the user's eyes,
wherein the first folded portion and the second folded portion overlap each other at opposite corners of the forward facing slit,
wherein the back panel, the lower front panel and the upper front panel are each formed of a material configured to block ultraviolet (UV) light.

US Pat. No. 10,765,154

UPPER WEAR

Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.,...

1. An upper wear comprising:a front panel having first and second front panel pieces at left and right, respectively;
an interlocked member provided at an upper part of each of the first and second front panel pieces; and
an interlocking member provided at a back surface of each of the first and second front panel pieces, the interlocking member configured to interlock with the interlocked member;
wherein the upper part of each of the first and second front panel pieces is arranged to be folded inwardly to the back surface of the respective first and second front panel pieces such that the upper part can be held on the back surface by the interlocked member and the interlocking member; and
wherein a tag is attached to the back surface of each of the first and second front panel pieces, and the interlocking member is attached to the tag.

US Pat. No. 10,765,152

GARMENT CUFF PROTECTION DEVICE

1. A garment cuff protection device combination comprising:a garment having a sleeve ending in a cuff;
a panel, the panel being flexible, the panel having opposed lateral edges; and
a coupler coupled to a first face of the panel, the coupler removably coupling the panel to an interior surface of the cuff of the sleeve of the garment with the opposed lateral edges of the panel extending perpendicularly away from a distal edge of the cuff relative to the sleeve, the panel being rectangular and each opposed lateral edge having a length such that the panel covers a full extent of the interior surface of the cuff between the opposed lateral edge from the distal edge of the cuff to the sleeve wherein the panel is configured for preventing soiling of the interior surface of the cuff covered by the panel.

US Pat. No. 10,765,149

AEROSOL-GENERATING SYSTEM HAVING VARIABLE AIRFLOW

Altria Client Services LL...

1. An aerosol-generating system comprising:a cartridge comprising a cartridge housing containing a solid aerosol-forming substrate, the cartridge housing defining a first cartridge air inlet, a second cartridge air inlet, and a cartridge air outlet, the first cartridge air inlet and the second cartridge air inlet extending through a cartridge wall portion of the cartridge housing;
a vaporiser section configured to receive the cartridge, the vaporiser section comprising a vaporiser housing containing an electric heater and a liquid aerosol-forming substrate, the vaporiser housing defining a vaporiser air inlet and a vaporiser air outlet, the vaporiser air outlet extending through a vaporiser wall portion of the vaporiser housing, the cartridge wall portion abutting the vaporiser wall portion when the cartridge is received within the vaporiser section, the cartridge configured to be rotatable with respect to the vaporiser section to vary an amount of overlap between the vaporiser air outlet and each of the first cartridge air inlet and the second cartridge air inlet; and
a power supply section comprising a power supply configured to supply electrical power to the electric heater.

US Pat. No. 10,765,147

AEROSOL FORMING COMPONENT

BATMARK LIMITED, London ...

1. An aerosol forming component for volatilizing a liquid in an aerosol delivery device, comprising:a first aerosol-forming member controlled to be heated up to a first operating temperature and thereafter to a second higher operating temperature; and
a second aerosol-forming member controlled separated from the first aerosol-forming member to be heated up to reach the first operating temperature substantially at the same time as the first aerosol-forming member reaches the second higher operating temperature so that liquid volatilized from the first aerosol-forming member mixes with liquid volatilized from the second aerosol-forming member, wherein the first aerosol-forming member is located upstream of the second aerosol-forming member with respect to a flow of air through the aerosol delivery device in use, wherein the first and second aerosol-forming members each comprise a heater element and a wick, and wherein the heater element and the wick of each of the first and second aerosol-forming members are arranged in a common surface; further comprising: a housing comprising an air inlet and an air outlet; an aerosol chamber in fluid communication with the air inlet and the air outlet; a power source to which the first and second aerosol forming members are electrically connected; and a controller for controlling activation of the first and second aerosol-forming members.

US Pat. No. 10,765,146

BOOST CONVERTER FOR AN AEROSOL DELIVERY DEVICE

RAI STRATEGIC HOLDINGS, I...

1. An aerosol delivery device comprising a housing defining a reservoir configured to retain aerosol precursor composition, and contained within the housing:a power source configured to generate a voltage output;
a heating element controllable to activate and vaporize components of the aerosol precursor composition; and
a boost converter between the power source and an electrical load that includes the heating element, the boost converter being configured to step up the voltage output of the power source to a higher voltage from which the heating element is powered to activate and vaporize components of the aerosol precursor composition,
wherein the boost converter is configured to operate in a switching mode in which the boost converter is automatically switched between a pulse-width modulation (PWM) operation in which the higher voltage is a PWM voltage, and a pulse-frequency modulation (PFM) operation in which the higher voltage is a PFM voltage, based on a condition of the electrical load.

US Pat. No. 10,765,144

AEROSOL DELIVERY DEVICE INCLUDING A MOVEABLE CARTRIDGE AND RELATED ASSEMBLY METHOD

RAI Strategic Holdings, I...

10. An aerosol delivery device operation method, comprising:providing an aerosol delivery device, comprising:
a cartridge comprising an outer body with a mouthpiece, a reservoir retaining an aerosol precursor composition, and an atomizer;
a housing;
a controller received in the housing and including a pressure sensor;
a coupler moveable with respect to at least a portion of the housing and the pressure sensor, the coupler being releasably engaged with the cartridge; and
an actuator coupled to the coupler and configured to move the cartridge between an extended configuration in which the mouthpiece is exposed and a retracted configuration in which the mouthpiece is relatively closer to the housing than in the extended configuration, the cartridge being moveable with respect to the pressure sensor;
allowing movement of cartridge from the retracted configuration to the extended configuration;
detecting a draw on the cartridge through a tube in fluid communication with the coupler and the pressure sensor; and
directing electrical power with the controller to the cartridge to heat the aerosol precursor composition retained in the reservoir with the atomizer to produce an aerosol when the cartridge is in the extended configuration and the pressure sensor detects a draw on the cartridge.

US Pat. No. 10,765,132

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UTILIZING A SONICATION PROBE TO COOK RICE

Walmart Apollo, LLC, Ben...

1. A sonication probe utilized in cooking sushi rice comprising:a housing comprising one or more stirring members extending out on a portion of a surface of the housing and used to stir sushi rice in a container;
a pH sensor secured by the housing, the pH sensor configured to provide a first measurement of a pH value associated with the sushi rice;
a temperature sensor secured by the housing, the temperature sensor configured to provide a second measurement of a temperature value associated with the sushi rice;
a viscosity sensor secured by the housing, the viscosity sensor configured to provide a third measurement of a viscosity value associated with the sushi rice;
an ultrasonic generator secured by the housing, the ultrasonic generator configured to emit one or more sound waves within one or more sets of predefined frequency ranges to breakdown amylose of the sushi rice;
a memory secured by the housing, the memory configured to store:
one or more shelf life values;
a plurality of different predetermined combinations each comprising a predefined pH value, a predefined temperature value and a predefined viscosity value; and
an association between each of the plurality of different predetermined combinations and a particular shelf life value of the one or more shelf life values; and
a control circuit secured by the housing and operatively coupled with the pH sensor, the temperature sensor, the viscosity sensor, the ultrasonic generator, and the memory, the control circuit configured to:
receive a desired shelf life value of the one or more shelf life values;
obtain, from the memory, a first predetermined combination of the plurality of different predetermined combinations corresponding to the desired shelf life value;
control an operation of the ultrasonic generator;
determine the pH value based on the first measurement, the temperature value based on the second measurement, and the viscosity value based on the third measurement;
determine whether each of the pH value, the temperature value, and the viscosity value are respectively within a corresponding threshold of a first predefined pH value, a first predefined temperature value, and a first predefined viscosity value of the first predetermined combination; and
in response to the determination that each of the pH value, the temperature value, and the viscosity value are respectively within the corresponding threshold of the first predefined pH value, the first predefined temperature value, and the first predefined viscosity value, cause the ultrasonic generator to stop emitting the one or more sound waves to substantially halt the breakdown of the amylose of the sushi rice.

US Pat. No. 10,765,122

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING POULTRY PARTS MOVING IN SUCCESSION ALONG A PATH

Foodmate B.V., Numansdor...

1. Method for processing poultry parts moving in succession along a path of conveyance comprising, providing a conveyor arranged to convey a succession of poultry parts along the path of conveyance downstream of a loading area, loading the poultry parts on the conveyor in the loading area, while operating the conveyor to convey the poultry parts in succession, providing a transfer means in the path of conveyance downstream of the loading area, operating the transfer means to divide the succession of poultry parts into at least two parallel streams, and performing at least two processing steps in a side-by-side arrangement at a location downstream along the path of conveyance coinciding with the at least two parallel streams, and effective to process each poultry part, while the poultry parts are divided into the at least two parallel streams.

US Pat. No. 10,765,114

4-AMINO-6-(PYRIDYL AND 2-SUBSTITUTEDPHENYL)-PICOLINATES AND 6-AMINO-2-(PYRIDYL AND 2-SUBSTITUTEDPHENYL)-PYRIMIDINE-4-CARBOXYLATES AND THEIR USE AS HERBICIDES

Dow AgroSciences LLC, In...

1. A compound of Formula (I):whereinX is CY, wherein Y is hydrogen or halogen;
R1 is OR1?, wherein R1? is H, C1-C8 alkyl, or C7-C10 arylalkyl;
R2 is halogen, C1-C4 alkyl, C2-C4 alkenyl, or C1-C4 alkoxy;
R3 and R4 are independently hydrogen, C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C3-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 haloalkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C3-C6 haloalkynyl, hydroxy, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 haloalkoxy, formyl, (C1-C3 alkyl)carbonyl, (C1-C3 haloalkyl)carbonyl, (C1-C6 alkoxy)carbonyl, (C1-C6 alkyl)carbamyl, (C1-C6 alkyl)sulfonyl, tri(C1-C6 alkyl)silyl, di(C1-C6 alkyl)phosphonyl, or R3 and R4 taken together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a 5- or 6-membered saturated ring, or R3 and R4 taken together represent ?CR3?R4?, wherein R3? and R4? are independently hydrogen, C1-C6 alkyl, C3-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C1-C6 alkoxy or C1-C6 alkylamino, or, R3? and R4? taken together with the carbon atom to which they are attached form a 5- or 6-membered saturated ring;
Ar is:

X2 is F, Cl, Br, I, C1-C4 alkyl, C2-C4 alkenyl, C2-C4 alkynyl, C1-C4 alkoxy, CN, or NO2;
W2 is hydrogen or F; and
Z3 is C1-C4 haloalkyl, C1-C4 alkyl, C2-C4 alkenyl, C2-C4 alkynyl, or C1-C4 alkoxy;
or an N-oxide or agriculturally acceptable salt thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,765,113

TIME RELEASED WEED TREATMENT SYSTEM DEVICE AND METHOD

1. A method of controlling weeds, comprising the steps of:(i) providing a weed control device comprising at least one elongated flexible substantially planar strip impregnated with a time release weed control mechanism, the strip being provided with a plurality of spaced-apart cutouts formed along its longitudinal edges, allowing bending of the strip, and at least a pair of anchoring pins;
(ii) laying the strip partially below a ground surface in a selected location; and
(iii) bending the strip in the selected location, while retaining the strip flat in the ground.

US Pat. No. 10,765,110

AGENT FOR PRESERVING BIOLOGICAL COMPONENT

Yasuhiko Tabata, Kyoto (...

1. An agent for preserving a biological component, comprising a hydrogel, the hydrogel comprising a crosslinked product formed from polyvinyl alcohol and a modified hyaluronic acid having substituents capable of reacting with the hydroxyl groups to form a crosslinked structure;wherein
the modified hyaluronic acid has disaccharide units and is represented by the following formula (1):

wherein R1 represents a direct bond or a divalent group; and
wherein the hydrogel further comprises unmodified hyaluronic acid.

US Pat. No. 10,765,105

DEVICE FOR MOSQUITO REPELLENTS

Proviter Group Oy, Naant...

16. A method for improving dispersion of a mosquito repellent in air, comprising:arranging a mosquito repellent on a solid plate that is void of openings;
blowing air from beneath the solid plate towards the solid plate;
using the solid plate to change a direction of the air blown towards the solid plate so that the air flows radially and outwardly from the solid plate; and
dispersing the mosquito repellent by a by-pass flow of the air flowing radially and outwardly from the solid plate.

US Pat. No. 10,765,101

CONTAINER FOR TRAPPING INSECTS AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

Willert Home Products, In...

1. A container for trapping insects, the container comprising:a base defining a cavity configured to receive a lure pod, wherein the base comprises at least one base shoulder for supporting the lure pod within the cavity; and
a lid removably coupled to the base, the lid comprising a nozzle comprising a tube defining a passageway for insects to enter into the cavity, the tube comprising a plurality of fingers spaced apart from one another, and
wherein the lid and the base are moveable between an open configuration configured to receive the lure pod and a closed configuration configured to secure the lure pod within the cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,765,066

HARVESTING HEAD COMPRISED OF SEVERAL SECTIONS WITH BEND PROTECTION AND METHOD FOR HEIGHT CONTROL OF THE HARVESTING HEAD

1. A harvesting head (2) comprised of several sections (4, 6) and configured to be attached to a harvester, the several sections including a middle section (4) comprising connection elements (8) configured to attach the middle section (4) to a carrier device of the harvester, and the several sections further including at least one side section (6) which is connected by an articulated connection (12) to the middle section (4) and about which the at least one side section (6) is pivotable between a lower limit value and an upper limit value, wherein the carrier device comprises a device for height adjustment, wherein an evaluation device (16) is provided and configured to control adjusting movements of the device for height adjustment, wherein the evaluation device (16) is connected to first sensors (10) which constantly measure a ground distance (30) of the middle section and the at least one side section (4, 6) of the harvesting head (2) during a forward travel of the harvester, wherein the evaluation device (16) converts first sensor signals of the first sensors (10) into adjusting commands for changing a height level of the device for height adjustment and transfers the adjusting commands to an actuator of the device for height adjustment, wherein the harvesting head (2) comprises a second sensor (14) which transmits a second sensor signal via a communication means to the evaluation device (16) upon a pivoting movement of the at least one side section (6) when the upper or lower limit value has been reached during the pivoting movement of the at least one side section (6) relative to the middle section (4), wherein the evaluation device (16) comprises an evaluation circuit configured to switch the evaluation device (16) upon the presence of the second sensor signal into a correction mode for a height adjustment of the carrier device, and the evaluation device (16) outputs a first adjusting signal in the correction mode with which the carrier device is adjusted up or down by the evaluation device (16) depending on the second sensor signal, and wherein the evaluation device (16) emits a second adjusting signal in the correction mode with which the carrier device is adjusted by the evaluation device (16) into a movement which rotates the harvesting head (2) about a longitudinal middle axis (24) of the harvester; wherein the evaluation device (16) queries sensor values of the first sensors (10) continuously, compares a series of the sensor values in regard to a sequence thereof to derive therefrom a first trend prediction of an adjusting direction imminent for the middle section (4), queries sensor values of the second sensor, the second sensor continuously monitoring the pivoting movement of the at least one side section (6), compares a series of the sensor values in regard to a sequence thereof to derive therefrom a second trend prediction of an adjusting direction imminent for the middle section (4), conducts both the first and the second trend predictions to a bandwidth filter for evaluation and emits the first adjusting signal in the case of an absence of a value from the bandwidth filter to move the carrier device up or down by the evaluation device (16) according to results of the evaluation of the bandwidth filter.

US Pat. No. 10,765,061

COVER ATTACHMENT FOR LAWNMOWER CUTTER HOUSING

HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., T...

1. A lawnmower, comprising:a cutter mounted to a shaft oriented in a vertical direction;
a rear axle oriented in a horizontal direction;
a cutter housing defining a lower opening below the cutter, a belt opening between the shaft and the rear axle, and at least one discharge opening;
a belt cover including a ring portion at least partially surrounding the shaft below the cutter housing and above the cutter and a guard portion extending toward the belt opening, wherein the belt cover includes at least one tab that engages a corresponding pocket on the cutter housing adjacent the belt opening.

US Pat. No. 10,765,060

CROP CUTTING KNIVES FOR AGRICULTURAL COMBINE HARVESTER

1. A cutting knife configured to be coupled to an agricultural combine harvester to cut crop plants from an agricultural field, the cutting knife comprising:a base configured to be coupled to a head unit of the agricultural combine harvester; and
a blade including a blade central axis extending away from the base, the blade including a plurality of cutting teeth, each tooth of the plurality of teeth having a tip, the blade including an edge tangent to each tip on a first side of the blade, the edge obliquely oriented relative to the blade central axis, the plurality of teeth including consecutive first, second, and third teeth positioned along the edge with a first distance separating the tips of the first and second teeth, the first distance measured parallel to the edge, the first distance also separating the tips of the second and third teeth, the plurality of cutting teeth also including consecutive fourth, fifth, and sixth teeth positioned along the edge with a second distance different than the first distance separating the tips of the fourth and fifth teeth, the second distance measured parallel to the edge, the second distance also separating the tips of the fifth and sixth teeth.

US Pat. No. 10,765,058

PITCHFORK TINE REPLACEMENT APPARATUS

1. A pitchfork tine replacement apparatus comprising:a base, the base being semi-tubular and configured to selectively engage a tine crossbar of a pitchfork, the base having a set of tine apertures extending therethrough;
at least one tine sleeve coupled to the base, each tine sleeve being hollow and coupled to an outer face of the base, each tine sleeve being coupled around one of the tine apertures, each tine sleeve being configured to receive one of a plurality of pitchfork tines coupled to the tine crossbar of the pitchfork; and
a tine spike coupled to the base, the tine spike having a hollow base portion coupled to the outer face of the base around one of the tine apertures and a solid spike portion extending from the base portion, the base portion being configured to receive a remnant of a broken tine of the plurality of pitchfork tines, the hollow base portion being wider than the solid spike portion.

US Pat. No. 10,765,054

AGRICULTURAL TOOLBAR APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Precision Planting LLC, ...

1. An agricultural toolbar, comprising:a plurality of toolbar sections comprising a left wing section, a center section, and a right wing section, each toolbar section having a respective bar member supporting at least one row unit;
wherein the left wing section pivots on a first vertical axis and a first horizontal axis relative to the center section;
wherein the right wing section pivots on a second vertical axis and a second horizontal axis relative to the center section;
wherein each toolbar section has at least one height sensor; and
wherein the at least one height sensor is disposed to measure a height with respect to a soil surface.
US Pat. No. 10,766,966

CD73 BLOCKADE

INNATE PHARMA, Marseille...

1. An isolated antibody or antibody fragment that specifically binds a human CD73 polypeptide at the surface of a cell and that is capable of neutralizing the 5?-ectonucleotidase activity thereof, selected from the group consisting of:(a) monoclonal antibody or antibody fragment comprising (i) a heavy chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the heavy chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 3 and (ii) a light chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the light chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 4;
(b) monoclonal antibody or antibody fragment comprising (i) a heavy chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the heavy chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 3 and (ii) a light chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the light chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 21;
(c) monoclonal antibody or antibody fragment comprising (i) a heavy chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the heavy chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 28 and (ii) a light chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the light chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 29; and
(d) monoclonal antibody or antibody fragment comprising (i) a heavy chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the heavy chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 36 and (ii) a light chain variable region comprising CDR 1, 2 and 3 of the light chain variable region of SEQ ID NO: 37.
US Pat. No. 10,765,689

CONJUGATE INCLUDING CORE AND SIALIC ACID OR DERIVATIVE THEREOF BOUND TO SURFACE OF CORE AND USE THEREOF

Rensselaer Polytechnic In...

1. A conjugate comprising a core and ligands bound to the surface of the core, the core including polyamidoamine and each of the ligands being a sialic acid derivative, wherein:the core is a fourth-generation (G4) dendrimer and
the ligands are arranged with spacing of 2.0 nm to 3.1 nm on the surface of the core, or
20 to 31 of the ligands are bound to the surface of the core; or
the core is a fifth-generation (G5) dendrimer and
the ligands are arranged with spacing of 1.6 nm to 2.4 nm on the surface of the core, or
37 to 56 of the ligands are bound to the surface of the core;and the sialic acid derivative is sialyloligosaccharide or sialyllactose.
US Pat. No. 10,769,786

SEMI-AUTOMATED SYSTEM FOR REAL-TIME WOUND IMAGE SEGMENTATION AND PHOTOGRAMMETRY ON A MOBILE PLATFORM

KCI Licensing, Inc., San...

1. A wound imaging system, comprising:a non-transitory computer readable medium for storing a wound image;
a computer processor configured to (i) output for display said wound image, and (ii) selectively receive via a user interface a first input from a user defining an initial perimeter of a wound displayed in the wound image; and
wherein the computer processor is further configured to execute an active contouring module configured to (i) identify features of the wound image on opposing sides of the initial perimeter of the wound, and (ii) identify an actual perimeter of the wound based on the first input and the identified features,
wherein the computer processor is further configured to output for display a graphical representation of the identified actual perimeter of the wound.
US Pat. No. 10,765,692

MARIBAVIR ISOMERS, COMPOSITIONS, METHODS OF MAKING AND METHODS OF USING

Shire Viropharma Incorpor...

1. A composition comprising maribavir and at least one of an antacid which is effective for neutralizing acid that catalyzes isomerization of maribavir, (ii) an antibiotic having activity against a microorganism that mediates isomerization of maribavir, or (iii) an antagonist that inhibits metabolism that induces isomerization of maribavir, said isomerization producing a decrease in the therapeutic efficacy of maribavir.
US Pat. No. 10,767,228

FETAL CHROMOSOMAL ANEUPLOIDY DIAGNOSIS

MULTIPLICOM NV, Niel (BE...

1. A method for analyzing DNA sequencing reads, comprisingsequencing amplified target DNA sequences from at least one quantitative multiplex PCR reaction, wherein the amplified target DNA sequences are from a biological sample of a pregnant female and comprise one or more chromosomal regions suspected of being aneuploidy and one or more chromosomal regions of a reference chromosome; and
calculating the sum of read counts for all amplified target DNA sequences of the suspected chromosomal aneuploidy followed by normalization, against the sum of read counts for all amplified DNA sequences of the reference chromosome to determine by statistical methods a set score indicative for the presence of a fetal chromosomal aneuploidy.
US Pat. No. 10,766,973

METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLYMER FOR ELECTRONIC MATERIAL AND POLYMER FOR ELECTRONIC MATERIAL OBTAINED BY THE PRODUCTION METHOD

Maruzen Petrochemical Co....

1. A method for producing a polymer for an electronic material comprising:a polymerization step of obtaining a polymer by radical polymerizing an oxystyrene-based monomer with a (meth)acrylate-based monomer; and
a purification step of adding a strong acid having 0 or less pKa to the polymer solution and subsequently performing an ion exchange treatment to reduce the concentration of metal ion impurities.
US Pat. No. 10,765,704

INDUCED HEPATOCYTES AND USES THEREOF

ACCELERATED BIOSCIENCES C...

1. An isolated human hepatocyte, wherein the isolated human hepatocyte endogenously expresses human leukocyte antigen G (HLA-G) and is a human hepatic progenitor cell, and wherein the isolated human hepatocyte further expresses one or more biomarkers from C-X-C chemokine receptor type 4 (CXCR4), forkhead box protein A2 (FOXA2), hematopoietically expressed homeobox (HHEX), cytochrome P450 7A1 (CYP7A1), bile salt export pump (BSEP), alpha-1-antitrypsin member 1 (SERPINA1), ATP-binding cassette sub-family C member 2 (ABCC2), CCAAT-enhancer-binding protein beta (C/EBP?), hepatocyte nuclear factor 1-alpha (HNF1?), or any combination thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,768,523

PELLICLE FOR EUV LITHOGRAPHY AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME

1. A pellicle for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography, the pellicle comprising:a support layer pattern;
a buried oxide layer pattern provided on the support layer pattern;
a pellicle layer provided on the buried oxide layer pattern; and
a heat dissipation layer provided on an upper side, a lower side or both sides of the pellicle layer.
US Pat. No. 10,766,988

ETHYLENE/ALPHA-OLEFIN COPOLYMER HAVING EXCELLENT PROCESSIBILITY

LG Chem, Ltd., (KR)

1. An ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer having:a weight average molecular weight of 180,000 to 250,000 g/mol,
a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of 5 to 20,
a density of 0.950 to 0.965 g/cm3,
a melt flow rate ratio MFR5/MFR2.16, measured at 190° C. according to ASTM 1238 of 5 to 10, and
a spiral flow length of 15 to 25 cm, wherein the spiral flow length is evaluated by using a mold having a thickness of 1.5 mm, an injection temperature of 190° C., a mold temperature of 50° C., and an injection pressure of 90 bar,
wherein the ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer is prepared by polymerizing ethylene and alpha-olefin in the presence of a supported single metallocene catalyst including a metallocene compound of the following Chemical Formula 1; an aluminum-containing first cocatalyst; a borate-based second cocatalyst; and a support:
(Cp1R1)n(Cp2R2)MX3-n  [Chemical Formula 1]
in Chemical Formula 1,
M is a Group 4 transition metal;
Cp1 and Cp2 are same as or different from each other, and are each independently any one selected from the group consisting of cyclopentadienyl, indenyl, 4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1-indenyl, and fluorenyl radical, provided that both Cp1 and Cp2 are not cyclopentadienyl, and they are optionally substituted with a C1 to C20 hydrocarbon;
R1 and R2 are same as or different from each other, and are each independently hydrogen, a C1 to C20 alkyl, a C1 to C10 alkoxy, a C2 to C20 alkoxyalkyl, a C6 to C20 aryl, a C6 to C10 aryloxy, a C2 to C20 alkenyl, a C7 to C40 alkylaryl, a C7 to C40 arylalkyl, a C8 to C40 arylalkenyl, or a C2 to C10 alkynyl;
X is a halogen atom, a C1 to C20 alkyl, a C2 to C10 alkenyl, a C7 to C40 alkylaryl, a C7 to C40 arylalkyl, a C6 to C20 aryl, a substituted or unsubstituted C1 to C20 alkylidene, a substituted or unsubstituted amino, a C2 to C20 alkylalkoxy, or a C7 to C40 arylalkoxy; and
n is 1 or 0.
US Pat. No. 10,765,717

DETOXIFYING COMPOSITION CONTAINING NEW GREEN EXTRACT AS ACTIVE INGREDIENT

FAMENITY CO., LTD., Gwac...

1. A preparation method of a detoxifying food with new green extract,(a) preparing a new green;
(b) sorting and grinding the new green;
(c) carrying out an extraction to extract an extract from the ground new green repeatedly one to ten times by using a solvent;
(d) filtering the extract by a filter cloth to produce a filtrate; and
(e) concentrating the filtrate under vacuum to produce a new green extract,
wherein, in step (c), the solvent is one of water with a volume amount (v/w %) which is 1 to 25 times the weight of the ground new green, an alcohol having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, and a mixed solvent thereof; the extraction is performed at 0 to 120° C. for 1 hour to 10 days; and the extraction is performed by cold brew extraction, hot water extraction, ultrasonic extraction, reflux cooling extraction, or heated extraction, and
the new green extract is capable of activating phase II and phase III in a detoxification process as an active ingredient.
US Pat. No. 10,765,081

SOYBEAN VARIETY 5PMNG47

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A plant or a seed of soybean variety 5PMNG47, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under ATCC Accession Number PTA-125412.

US Pat. No. 10,772,149

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROL OF DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION (DRX) BY A MOBILE DEVICE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

1. An apparatus comprising:a storage medium comprising instructions; and
one or more processors in communication with the storage medium, wherein the one or more processors execute the instructions to perform operations comprising:
starting a predefined timer in a transmission time interval (TTI) in which downlink data in a first transmission is sent to a terminal device, wherein a duration of the predefined timer is a round-trip time (RTT),
receiving a negative-acknowledgement signal (NACK) from the terminal device, and
performing, after expiration of the predefined timer, a second transmission of the downlink data to the terminal device, wherein the second transmission is asynchronous.

US Pat. No. 10,772,123

RANDOM ACCESS RESPONSE MESSAGE TRANSMISSION

Nokia Solutions and Netwo...

1. A method, comprising:selecting, by a user equipment, a subframe for a first transmission of a preamble based on a configuration broadcast by an evolved node B; and
repeating transmission of the preamble within a preamble repetition period based on a configuration received from a broadcast by the evolved node B;
wherein the configuration for the preamble repetition period comprises one or more of number of repetitions within the repetition period and interval between the preamble repetitions;
after completing a required number of preamble repetitions within the preamble repetition period, starting monitoring enhanced physical downlink control channel transmission from a subframe that is k subframes after the completion of the preamble transmission for receiving a random access response message, where k is a parameter received through broadcasted system information;
wherein the enhanced physical downlink control channel is identified by a random access radio network temporary identifier (RA-RNTI) according to the following equation:
RA-RNTI=1+SFN_PRACH/R_R_Period+10*f_id,
 where SFN_PRACH is the system frame number of the frame at which physical random access channel occasion occurs, R_R_Period is the preamble repetition period, and f_id is the number of physical random access channel regions that map to the same enhanced physical downlink control channel region.

US Pat. No. 10,772,103

ALLOCATING RESOURCES TOWARDS SU-MIMO AND MU-MIMO WIRELESS DEVICES

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method for allocating resources in a wireless network, the method comprising:determining an increase in a resource usage of wireless devices participating in a multi-user MIMO mode of operation (MU-MIMO wireless devices); and
responsive to the determining, reducing an allocation of resources for one or more wireless devices participating in a single-user MIMO mode of operation (SU-MIMO wireless devices),
wherein the MU-MIMO wireless devices and the SU-MIMO wireless devices are attached to an access node configured to deploy a radio air interface with a plurality of resources.

US Pat. No. 10,772,101

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING AIR INTERFACE CONFIGURATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for a UE in a wireless communication network, the method comprising:operating, by the UE, according to a first state of a state machine, the state machine corresponding to a particular logical configuration of settings in the wireless communication network, the state machine comprising a plurality of states and state transitions dependent on a condition pertaining to the particular logical configuration, the state machine being one state machine of a plurality of state machines for the UE, each state machine corresponding to a different logical configuration of settings in the wireless communication network, and at least two of the state machines having concurrent non-idle states and different state configurations from each other,
there being, in addition to a local condition pertaining to the particular logical configuration, for each state machine, at least one state machine dependency between two or more of the plurality of state machines such that a state or a condition for state transition of one of the state machines is dependent upon a state of another state machine or a condition pertaining to a service or group of services or air interface of another state machine, and
the at least one state machine dependency including: when a first state machine has an Inactive state but does not have an Active state, and when any other state machine than the first state machine transitions to Active state or Inactive state and a current state of the first state machine is not Inactive state, then the current state of the first state machine transitions to Inactive state; and
transitioning, by the UE, to a second state of the state machine in response to receiving a signal to transition to the second state.

US Pat. No. 10,772,086

PACKING SOURCE DATA PACKETS INTO TRANSPORTING PACKETS WITH FRAGMENTATION

Wi-LAN Inc., Ottawa (CA)...

1. A mobile subscriber unit for a wireless communications system operable to pack and fragment variable length service data units (SDUs) into variable length protocol data units (PDUs), the mobile subscriber unit comprising:a processor addressable storage medium;
at least one processor in communication with the processor addressable storage medium and configured to:
pack data of a first SDU into a payload area of a PDU of an uplink frame, the PDU of a length different than the length of another PDU of another uplink frame;
on a condition that data of a second SDU fits in a remaining payload area of the PDU, pack the data of the second SDU into the remaining payload area of the PDU, the second SDU of a length different than the length of the first SDU; and
on a condition that the data of the second SDU does not fit in the remaining payload area of the PDU, pack a first fragment of the data of the second SDU into the remaining payload area of the PDU.

US Pat. No. 10,772,076

COMMUNICATION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method of communication, comprising:determining, by a terminal device, a target resource pool from at least two resource pools according to a condition parameter of each resource pool in the at least two resource pools, wherein the condition parameter is used for indicating a resource usage condition of the resource pool; and
communicating, by the terminal device, with a network device by using a resource of the target resource pool,
wherein when the condition parameter comprises at least two parameters, the determining the target resource pool from the at least two resource pools comprises:
converting the at least two condition parameters corresponding to each resource pool in the at least two resource pools to a same dimension;
performing a weighted processing on the converted at least two condition parameters corresponding to each resource pool; and
determining the target resource pool from the at least two resource pools according to a value obtained by the weighted processing corresponding to each resource pool.

US Pat. No. 10,772,075

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING V2X SIGNAL OF TERMINAL HAVING LIMITED TRANSMISSION CAPABILITY AND TERMINAL USING THE METHOD

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) signal performed by a user equipment (UE) having a limited transmission capability in a multi-carrier system, the method comprising:selecting a first resource in a first carrier;
based on the use of a specific subframe in a second carrier exceeding a transmission capability of the UE considering the first resource, randomly selecting a second resource that includes one or more subframes, excluding the specific subframe, in the second carrier; and
transmitting the V2X signal using the first resource and the second resource,
wherein the selection of the first resource in the first carrier prior to the selection of the second resource in the second carrier is based on an ordering of the first carrier and the second carrier, and
wherein the ordering of the first carrier and the second carrier is determined based on a ProSe priority per packet (PPPP) of the V2X signal and a channel busy ratio (CBR).

US Pat. No. 10,772,074

FACILITATION OF REPORTING SUB-BAND CHANNEL QUALITY INDICATORS FOR 5G OR OTHER NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

1. A method, comprising:based on aperiodic channel quality data associated with a sub-band, receiving, by a mobile device comprising a processor, instruction data representative of an instruction to select a provisional channel quality indicator from a network device of a wireless network, wherein the instruction data is based on a configured bandwidth part associated with a communication between the network device and the mobile device, and wherein a channel quality indicator comprises a full resolution associated with the sub-band;
in response to the receiving, selecting, by the mobile device, the provisional channel quality indicator based on the instruction data; and
in response to the selecting, facilitating, by the mobile device, sending the channel quality indicator to the network device in accordance with a full resolution instruction associated with the full resolution, wherein the sending comprises sending an identification of the sub-band in response to a channel quality indicator value being determined to have traversed a threshold value associated with the channel quality indicator, and wherein the sending further comprises sending the channel quality indicator based on a defined radio resource control offset value.

US Pat. No. 10,772,073

SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A discovery signal transmission method of a terminal in a wireless communication system supporting Device to Device (D2D) communication, the method comprising: receiving information regarding a D2D discovery resource pool from a base station, selecting a resource from the D2D discovery resource pool for transmitting a discovery signal by the terminal, determining whether the selected resource is overlapped in time with a resource configured for transmitting a D2D synchronization signal by the terminal, and when a D2D synchronization signal transmission is configured to the terminal and the selected resource is overlapped with the resource configured for transmitting the D2D synchronization signal transmission, skipping transmission of the D2D discovery signal and transmitting the D2D synchronization signal in the selected resource.

US Pat. No. 10,772,070

MULTI-DIMENSIONAL LOCATION OF AN OBJECT USING MULTIPLE ANTENNAE

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A system for locating an object in a volume of space, the system comprising:an electrical device comprising:
a plurality of antennae;
a switch coupled to each of the plurality of antennae; and
a controller communicably coupled to the switch, wherein the controller:
determines, at a first time, a first phase of a first location signal received by a first antenna of the plurality of antennae, wherein the first phase of the first location signal is associated with a location of the object, and wherein the first location signal is unassociated with providing access to a communication network;
operates the switch from a first position to a second position, wherein the first position enables the first antenna and disables a second antenna of the plurality of antennae, and wherein the second position enables the second antenna and disables the first antenna of the plurality of antennae;
determines, at a second time, a second phase of a second location signal received by the second antenna of the plurality of antennae, wherein the second phase of the second location signal is associated with the location of the object, and wherein the second location signal is unassociated with providing access to the communication network; and
a network manager communicably coupled to the controller of the electrical device, wherein the network manager:
receives a first communication signal from the controller, wherein the first communication signal comprises an electrical device location of the electrical device in the volume of space, the first phase of the first location signal, and the second phase of the second location signal; and
determines, using the electrical device location, the first phase of the first location signal, and the second phase of the second location signal, a multi-dimensional location of the object in the volume of space.

US Pat. No. 10,772,069

PASSIVE POSITIONING USING DIRECTIONAL TRANSMISSIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. An apparatus for wireless communications, comprising:an interface configured to obtain:
a first frame, during a first sector sweep procedure, having an indication of a first direction of transmission of the first frame relative to a position of a first wireless node, and
a second frame, during a second sector sweep procedure, having an indication of a second direction of transmission of the second frame relative to a position of a second wireless node; and
a processing system configured to estimate a position of the apparatus based on the first direction, the second direction, the position of the first wireless node, and the position of the second wireless node,
wherein the estimation is further based on one or more training fields, associated with the first and second frames, obtained during the first and second sector sweep procedures.

US Pat. No. 10,772,068

ESTIMATION OF MOBILE DEVICE COUNT

HERE Global B.V., Eindho...

1. A method for estimation of a count of a plurality of mobile devices, the method comprising:receiving, by a processor, one or more probe data points including a location, a session identifier, and a timestamp, wherein the one or more probe data points are generated by the plurality of mobile devices within an observation area and during an observation duration;
constructing, by the processor, a trajectory including the one or more probe data points having a same session identifier and generated by one mobile device of the plurality of the mobile devices, wherein a path of the trajectory is based on the location of the one or more probe data points;
calculating, by the processor, a trajectory duration for the trajectory based on timestamps of the one or more probe data
points having the same session identifier;
calculating, by the processor, a normalized trajectory from the trajectory duration and a predetermined observation duration; and
estimating, by the processor, the count of the plurality of mobile devices including at least the normalized trajectory of the one mobile device of the plurality of mobile devices, the count reflecting that the one mobile device of the plurality of mobile devices is counted as a single mobile device that generated the same session identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,772,067

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRECISE RADIO FREQUENCY LOCALIZATION OF A WIRELESS ARBITRARY DEVICE

Locix, Inc., San Bruno, ...

1. A computer implemented method for localization of a wireless arbitrary device in a wireless network architecture, comprising:initializing the wireless network architecture having a plurality of wireless anchor nodes and a plurality of wireless sensor nodes;
preparing, with the plurality of wireless anchor nodes, for localization of the wireless arbitrary device;
waiting, with at least one anchor node, to receive a packet from the wireless arbitrary device;
receiving, with the at least one anchor node, a communication including a packet from the wireless arbitrary device; and
transmitting, with the at least one anchor node, a communication including a synchronization packet to other anchor nodes of the plurality of wireless anchor nodes to synchronize the anchor nodes with respect to each other in response to the at least one anchor node receiving the communication from the wireless arbitrary device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,066

METHOD OF AUTOMATICALLY SWITCHING MODE OF RECEIVING DIFFERENTIAL DATA FOR DRIVING TEST AND DRIVING TRAINING USING A MOBILE STATION

SHANGHAI HUACE NAVIGATION...

1. A method of automatically switching a mode of receiving differential data for a driving test and driver training using a mobile station comprising:installing a mobile station on a training vehicle;
after the mobile station is powered on, using a mode of receiving the differential data by a radio station;
if the radio station of the mobile station is unable to receive the differential data within a preset time period under the mode, switching the radio station to a General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) mode and receiving the differential data through a wireless network;
if the radio station of the mobile station receives radio station failure information, feeding the radio station failure information back to a back-end server by the mobile station;
informing a technician, by the back-end server, to perform troubleshooting, after the radio station failure is eliminated;
feeding information of an elimination of the radio station failure back to the mobile station through the back-end server; and
switching the mobile station back to the mode of receiving the differential data by the radio station; wherein after the radio station is switched to the GPRS mode, a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connection is established and a Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) account is logged in, and the differential data is received through the wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,772,064

POSITIONING ENHANCEMENTS FOR NARROWBAND INTERNET OF THINGS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of user equipment (UE), the apparatus comprising:processing circuitry arranged to:
decode a request for location information Long Term Evolution (LTE) Positioning Protocol (LPP) message from a location server, the request for location information LPP message comprising a request for positioning measurements and a narrowband (NB) response time to provide the positioning measurements;
decode a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection release message from an evolved NodeB (eNB) after reception of the request for location information LPP message;
enter an idle state in response to reception of the RRC connection release message;
after entry into the idle state, perform measurements indicated by the request for location information LPP message; and
encode, for transmission to the location server within the NB response time to obtain the positioning measurements, at least one LPP Provide Location Information message containing the positioning measurements; and
a memory configured to store the NB response time and the positioning measurements.

US Pat. No. 10,772,063

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING REGISTRATION BACKUP DATA

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for processing registration backup data, the method comprising:receiving, by a serving call session control function (S-CSCF), a registration request message that carries at least a user identity from a user equipment (UE) and multi-registration information;
determining, by the S-CSCF, a lack of registration data corresponding to the user identity and determining, according to the multi-registration information, that the registration request message is an initial registration request relating to a multi-registration; and
sending, by the S-CSCF, a first request message to a home subscriber server (HSS),
wherein the first request message carries (a) the user identity, (b) multi-registration indication information and (c) server assignment type information, and
wherein the multi-registration indication information indicates to the HSS that the first request message relates to the multi-registration associated with the user identity, and the server assignment type information indicates that the first request message is a request for performing initial registration of the user identity.

US Pat. No. 10,772,062

NETWORK-FUNCTION MONITORING AND CONTROL

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

1. A method performed by a core network device, the method comprising:receiving, via a network interface, a first request from a consumer network function (NF);
forwarding the first request via the network interface to a first provider NF;
detecting, at a time after forwarding the first request, a violation by the first provider NF of a predetermined response criterion with respect to the first request;
receiving, via the network interface, a second request; and
forwarding the second request to a second provider NF different from the first provider NF at least partly in response to the violation.

US Pat. No. 10,772,061

HANDLING OVERLAPPED COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a first wireless node, comprising:identifying a first signal that is scheduled to be communicated at the first wireless node during a first time duration using a first beam pair link (BPL);
identifying a second signal that is scheduled to be communicated at the first wireless node during a second time duration using a second BPL;
identifying a misalignment between a first timing advance value for the first BPL and a second timing advance value for the second BPL, the misalignment causing an overlap in time between the first signal scheduled during the first time duration and the second signal scheduled during the second time duration;
determining to drop a portion of the second signal that is scheduled during the identified overlap in time; and
communicating the first signal and a remaining portion of the second signal based at least in part on the determining.

US Pat. No. 10,772,060

REMOTE RADIO HEAD EQUIPPED WITH USER EQUIPMENT TERMINAL CAPABILITY

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. An infrastructure apparatus for a distributed radio access network (RAN), comprising:a remote radio head (RRH) including:
a network interface configured to operatively couple the RRH to one or more other components of the distributed RAN via a fronthaul communication network; and
a radiofrequency (RF) transmitter and receiver configured to communicatively couple to a User Equipment (UE) over a wireless link using a wireless communication protocol; and
a user equipment component (RRH-UE) co-located with the RRH, the RRH-UE configured to communicatively couple to the RF transmitter to receive using the wireless communication protocol, from the RRH, parameters related to a physical air interface of the wireless link, and to communicatively couple to the RRH using an internal interface to interoperate with the RRH and to provide the received parameters for facilitating RRH operation.

US Pat. No. 10,772,059

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ON DEMAND NETWORK MIMO

Cognosos, Inc., Atlanta,...

1. A system for processing packets over a communications network, the system comprising:a first gateway of a plurality of gateways, configured to:
wirelessly receive a modulated signal from a first node, the modulated signal comprising a first packet;
generate first samples corresponding to the first packet, by performing sampling on the modulated signal at the first gateway;
decode the generated first samples to obtain decoded data; and
transmit the decoded data to a server, wherein it is determined at the server, based on the decoded data, whether the first packet is successfully decoded at the first gateway; and
the server, configured to obtain the generated first samples from the first gateway for decoding at the server, responsive to the server determining that the first packet is unsuccessfully decoded at the first gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,772,058

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REFERENCE TIME ACQUISITION FOR POSITIONING REFERENCE SIGNALS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method in a base station of determining times when periodically-transmitted reference signals are muted in a cell of a wireless communication network, said method comprising:determining a muting configuration for the cell controlled by the base station, said muting configuration defined at least in part by a predefined value of a reference cell's System Frame Number (SFN) and a muting sequence comprising a pattern for muting reference signals periodically transmitted for the cell; and
muting the reference signals for the cell according to the muting configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,772,057

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WIRELESS DEVICE SYNCHRONIZATION

Hong Kong Applied Science...

1. A method for wireless device data synchronization, the method comprising:scanning for wireless devices operating within a signal coverage area of a network node of a group-based data synchronization system, wherein the scanning includes receiving device grouping identifiers for wireless devices of the group-based data synchronization system detected within the signal coverage area;
prioritizing wireless devices of the group-based data synchronization system detected by the scanning for data synchronization operation based at least in part on their respective device grouping identifiers, wherein the prioritizing provides a sorted order of the wireless devices of the group-based data synchronization system for data synchronization communication; and
performing data synchronization communication with one or more of the wireless devices of the group-based data synchronization system according to the sorted order of the wireless devices of the group-based data synchronization system.

US Pat. No. 10,772,055

BASE STATION SYNCHRONIZATION

Alcatel Lucent, Murray H...

1. A method comprising:transmitting, from a first base station, a first timing reference signal;
receiving, at the first base station, at least one second timing reference signal transmitted by at least one second base station;
determining at least one first timing offset between the first base station and the at least one second base station based on the at least one second timing reference signal; and
adjusting a timing associated with the first base station based on the at least one first timing offset and at least one second timing offset determined based on the first timing reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,054

METHOD FOR RECEIVING SSB ACCORDING TO SYNCHRONIZATION RASTER AND USER EQUIPMENT

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

11. A processing device configured to control a user equipment (UE) to operate in a new radio (NR) system, the processing device comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one computer memory operably connectable to the at least one processor and storing instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, perform operations comprising:
receiving, from a NR cell of a base station, a synchronization signal block (SSB) at a frequency position; and
performing an initial access procedure for the NR cell of the base station based on the received SSB,
wherein the frequency position of the SSB received from the NR cell exists in a NR band which is re-farmed from a long term evolution (LTE),
wherein the NR band uses a channel raster of 100 kHz and the SSB uses a subcarrier spacing of 15 kHz,
wherein the frequency position of the SSB is one of (i) a first plurality of frequency positions that are equally spaced apart by 1.2 MHz, (ii) a second plurality of frequency positions that are equally spaced apart by 1.2 MHz, or (iii) a third plurality of frequency positions that are equally spaced apart by 1.2 MHz, and
wherein the second plurality of frequency positions is shifted by 100 kHz relative to the first plurality of frequency positions, the third plurality of frequency positions is shifted by 100 kHz relative to the second plurality of frequency positions, and the third plurality of frequency positions is shifted by 200 kHz relative to the first plurality of frequency positions.

US Pat. No. 10,772,053

BACKGROUND CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR CALIBRATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of temperature-calibrating a non-temperature compensated crystal oscillator (XO) in a mobile device, the method comprising:initiating a temperature-calibration session at a powering on of the mobile device, wherein the temperature-calibration session comprises:
receiving wireless signals of a known frequency; and
temperature-calibrating the XO in a background mode based on the received wireless signals, in parallel with performing one or more processes unrelated to temperature-calibrating the XO in the background mode, wherein the background mode comprises a mode of operation that executes independently of position based applications or global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) based applications.

US Pat. No. 10,772,052

CONTROLLING COEXISTENT RADIO SYSTEMS IN A WIRELESS DEVICE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for controlling a wireless device including coexistent radio frequency (RF) first and second radio systems, the method comprising:detecting in a control logic circuitry when a first turn on signal is issued to the first radio system to transmit signals with a transmit circuitry in the first radio system; and
modifying operation of the second radio system with the control logic circuity including at least one of modifying operation of a receiver circuitry in the second radio system or modifying operation of a transmit circuitry in the second radio system including triggering modification of the operation of the transmit or the receiver circuitry in the second radio system with the control logic circuitry, wherein the control logic circuitry is configured to:
receive the first turn on signal issued to the first radio system and a second turn on signal issued to the second radio system; and
send an output signal to the second radio system responsive to the received first turn on signal, wherein the output signal triggers modification of the operation of at least one of the transmit or the receiver circuitry in the second radio system.

US Pat. No. 10,772,051

INTER-CELL INTERFERENCE MITIGATION

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A method for reducing downlink interference at a first base station, the first base station being a micro cell, comprising:obtaining, at a cloud coordination server from the first base station, neighboring radio power information for a second base station via a measurement report message from a mobile device attached to the first base station, the second base station being a macro cell;
sending a message from the cloud coordination server to assign, at the first base station, a transmit power for the mobile device based on the neighboring radio power information;
obtaining, at the cloud coordination server from the first base station, a format indicator of a neighboring control channel used by the second base station;
sending a second message from the cloud coordination to assign the first base station, at least one control channel parameter, the control channel parameter comprising a control channel symbol location, a control channel modulation code scheme, or a control channel aggregation level, for a user channel at the mobile device and based on the neighboring control channel format indicator;
sending the assigned transmit power and assigning the at least one control channel parameter to the mobile device;
assigning the control channel symbol location for the downlink channel to avoid symbol locations indicated as being in use in the neighboring control channel; and
sniffing a Control Format Indicator (CFI) of the macro cell to avoid interfering with a Physical Control Format Indicator Channel (PCFICH).

US Pat. No. 10,772,050

POWER AND RATE CONTROL ALGORITHM FOR MULTI-ANTENNA COMMUNICATION LINKS IN A MESH NETWORK

L3HARRIS TECHNOLOGIES, IN...

1. In a mesh communications network, a method of transmitting data in the network, the method comprising:identifying points on a piecewise continuous surface, wherein the piecewise continuous surface defines minimum threshold power values to maintain a predetermined signal-to-noise ratio at a predetermined bitrate for a transmitter node transmitting to one or more receiver nodes in the mesh network;
identifying points of a constant total power surface defining required ratios of transmitting power for transmitting sources of the transmitter node;
identifying one or more points on the piecewise continuous surface that intersect with the constant total power surface;
as a result, identifying transmitting power levels for the transmitting sources of the transmitter node; and
as a result, transmitting data at or above transmitting power levels, using the transmitting sources.

US Pat. No. 10,772,049

METHOD FOR TERMINAL FOR REPORTING POWER HEADROOM IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND TERMINAL UTILIZING METHOD

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for power headroom reporting performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving information informing the UE about a number of pieces of simultaneously reported power headroom information; and
transmitting power headroom information related to at least one analog beam based on the received information,
wherein, when transmitting the power headroom information, the UE also transmits information for identifying the at least one analog beam,
wherein, when the UE simultaneously transmits a plurality of pieces of the power headroom information respectively related to a plurality of analog beams, the UE transmits the plurality of pieces of the power headroom information respectively related to the plurality of analog beams on the basis of the information indicating the number of pieces of the simultaneously reported power headroom information.

US Pat. No. 10,772,048

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REAL TIME TRANSMISSION POWER CONTROL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

13. A base station for controlling transmission power in a wireless communication system, the base station comprising:a transceiver; and
at least one processor configured to:
identify information associated with a resource usage,
transmit transmission power control related information including the information associated with the resource usage,
receive transmission power control information generated based on the transmission power control related information, and
control the transmission power based on the transmission power control information.

US Pat. No. 10,772,047

TRANSMISSION POWER SHARING BETWEEN DUAL CONNECTIVITY CELL GROUPS

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A terminal device comprising:processor circuitry configured to:
perform dual connectivity with a cell group and a different cell group,
control transmission power sharing between the cell group and the different cell group which is adopted in a synchronous LTE-NR DC scenario,
calculate a first transmission power amount of the cell group with reference to parameters including number of resources block, path loss and a configured maximum output power which is notified using a radio resource control (RRC) signaling from a first radio base station and a second transmission power amount of the different cell group with reference to parameters including number of resource block, path loss, and the configured maximum output power which is notified using a radio resource control (RRC) signaling from a second radio base station, and
when transmissions of the cell group overlap in time with transmissions of the different cell group and a total amount of the first transmission power amount of the cell group and the second transmission power amount of the different cell group during the overlapping time is larger than a configured maximum transmission power amount, a transmission power amount of a slot that is used for transferring data using the uplink toward the cell group or a transmission power amount of a slot that is used for transferring data using the uplink toward the different cell group during the overlapping time such that the total amount of the transmission power amount of the cell group and the transmission power amount of the different cell group is less than or equal to the configured maximum transmission power amount, and
a receiver configured to receive a signal on the cell group and the different cell group.

US Pat. No. 10,772,046

UPLINK POWER CONTROL IN DUAL CONNECTIVITY TO FIRST OR SECOND CELL GROUP BASED ON FIRST OR SECOND CONFIGURATION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing a power scaling, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:determining, by the UE configured with dual connectivity to a first cell group and a second cell group, a first power for a first transmission of transmitting a first uplink channel in a first transmission time toward the first cell group;
determining a second power for a second transmission of transmitting a second uplink channel in a second transmission time toward the second cell group; and
scaling down the second power for transmitting the second uplink channel based on that a maximum power is exceeded,
wherein the first uplink channel includes a first physical random access channel (PRACH),
wherein the second uplink channel includes a second PRACH,
wherein the scaling down is performed based on that the first transmission time in which the first uplink channel including the first PRACH is transmitted overlaps the second transmission time in which the second uplink channel including the second PRACH is transmitted, and
wherein the second transmission is performed based on that the second power is scaled down by a power reduction value which is smaller than a configured value.

US Pat. No. 10,772,045

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING UPLINK POWER IN RACH-LESS HANDOVER

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for controlling uplink power in a random access channel (RACH)-less handover by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a source base station, a radio resource control (RRC) reconfiguration message including an uplink grant and power setting information on first transmission power and power ramping,
wherein the uplink grant and the power setting information are determined by a target base station;
transmitting, to the target base station, an RRC reconfiguration complete message with the first transmission power based on the uplink grant and the power setting information;
receiving non-acknowledgement (NACK) from the target base station in response to the RRC reconfiguration complete message;
ramping the first transmission power to second transmission power based on the power setting information which is determined by the target base station; and
transmitting the RRC reconfiguration complete message with the ramped second transmission power.

US Pat. No. 10,772,044

POWER CONTROL METHOD, NETWORK-SIDE DEVICE, AND USER EQUIPMENT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A power control method, comprising:obtaining, by a network-side device, at least two target subframe sets on a flexible time-frequency resource of a target cell and at least one neighboring cell, wherein the flexible time-frequency resource comprises a time domain resource having a configurable transmission direction or a frequency domain resource having a configurable transmission direction and wherein the target subframe sets comprise a first subframe set; and
configuring, by the network-side device, power control parameters respectively corresponding to different target subframe sets to enable a user equipment (UE) to transmit data in subframes of the target subframe sets according to the power control parameters, wherein the first subframe set comprises one or more subframes having an uplink transmission direction in the target cell and a not uniformly uplink transmission direction in the neighboring cell, and wherein a power control parameter of the first subframe set is configured according to each subframe index.

US Pat. No. 10,772,043

INTERFERING DEVICE IDENTIFICATION

1. A method for identifying a device as a source of radio frequency interference in a cellular network, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station included in the cellular network, a first set of information corresponding with data communications between the device and the cellular network;
determining, based on correspondence between the first set of information and an interfering device profile, that the data communications cause interference on the cellular network;
obtaining, from the base station and in response to the determining that the data communications cause interference on the cellular network, a second set of information associated with the device;
determining an interfering device type of the device based on the second set of information; and
performing, based on the interfering device type and while the device is in an active interfering mode, a mitigation action to mitigate the interference on the cellular network caused by the data communications between the device and the cellular network and to transmit with sufficient power to maintain connectivity.

US Pat. No. 10,772,042

REDUCING INTERFERENCE AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION FOR FEMTO BASE STATIONS

Nokia Solutions and Netwo...

6. A method comprising:receiving, by a base station in a wireless communications network, a setup request;
performing an enabling handshaking between a node of the wireless communications network and the base station, wherein the wireless communications network connects at least one neighboring base station and the base station enabling a user device associated with the base station and/or the at least one neighboring base station to be able to be reassigned between the base station and the at least one neighboring base station;
wherein said setup request is received via the at least one neighboring base station from the user device associated with the base station; and
in response to successful completion of said enabling handshaking, enabling wireless transmission and wireless reception of the base station, wherein the base station is located in a coverage area of the at least one neighboring base station.

US Pat. No. 10,772,041

BEACON SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEM

Dialog Semiconductor Kore...

1. A beacon signal processing system comprising a memory, a processor, and an information table unit configured to store a necessary information element for communication with the access point, wherein a beacon receiver program containing computerized instructions is stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the processor to perform a method, the method comprising:periodically receiving, by a beacon receiver, a beacon signal from an access point;
identifying an information element of data contained in the beacon signal;
generating a result value of performing a checksum on the information element, and identifying whether the information element is changed according to the result value;
enabling a sleep mode of the processor according to whether or not the information element is changed,
comparing the necessary information element with the information element, and
identifying whether the information element is the necessary information element.

US Pat. No. 10,772,040

WIRELESS ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A wireless access method comprising:determining, by a terminal device, a priority order of a plurality of N air interface (AI) technologies on a carrier;
after determining the priority order, determining, by the terminal device, at least one M pilots of the plurality of N AI technologies on the carrier, wherein each of the N AI technologies corresponds to one of the M pilots, M and N are integers, and N is greater than or equal to M, and wherein:
N is greater than or equal to 2, and
M is greater than or equal to 1;
measuring, by the terminal device, at least one cell using the M pilots, to generate a measurement report; and
determining, by the terminal device, a target cell in the at least one cell based on the measurement report,
receiving, by the terminal device, first indication information, wherein:
the first indication information is used to instruct the terminal device to measure the at least one cell by using one of the M pilots in a same frequency range of a first AI technology and a second AI technology of the N AI technologies, and
a frequency range of the first AI technology and a frequency range of the second AI technology at least partially overlap.

US Pat. No. 10,772,039

METHOD FOR CELL RESELECTION OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

THALES DIS AIS DEUTSCHLAN...

1. Method for operating a wireless communication device in a cellular network by operating with a first base node of the cellular network, the method comprises the steps for the wireless communication device of:operating the wireless communication device in enhanced coverage mode;
determining power consumption criteria, based on at least coverage enhancement repetitions, associated with at least one first time period containing at least one data transmission,
after carrying out a data transmission session, switching the wireless communication device from operating with the first base node to operating with a second base node of the cellular network;
determining power consumption criteria, based on at least coverage enhancement repetitions, associated with at least one second time period containing at least one data transmission on the second base node, wherein said second time period occurs after said first time period and is equal in length to the first time period;
comparing the power consumption criteria, based on the at least coverage enhancement repetitions, associated with the first time period, with the power consumption criteria, based on the at least coverage enhancement repetitions, associated with the second time period;
upon determining, based on said comparison, that the power consumption criteria, associated with the first time period, indicates a lower power consumption than that associated with the second time period, carrying out a cell reselection to the first base node.

US Pat. No. 10,772,038

METHOD WHEREBY TERMINAL SELECTS PLMN IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, by the UE which is outside of coverage, a first message for registration to a first cell on a selected first Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN), wherein the first PLMN is not included in a list related to forbidden PLMNs;
receiving, by the UE, a second message related to registration failure with the first PLMN;
selecting, by the UE, a second PLMN; and
transmitting, by the UE, a third message for registration to a second cell on the selected second PLMN,
wherein zero or more PLMNs, which are included in the list related to forbidden PLMNs, are excluded in a selection of the second PLMN, and
wherein the first PLMN with which the registration has failed is further excluded in the selection of the second PLMN, although the first PLMN is not included in the list related to forbidden PLMNs.

US Pat. No. 10,772,037

GATEWAY SELECTION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A gateway selection method for selecting a gateway device that constitutes a slice satisfying requirements of a communication service to be used by a terminal, the gateway selection method being executed by a communication system including the terminal capable of using a communication service and a plurality of gateway devices, the communication system being a system where a plurality of slices are generated, each slice being a virtual network or a service network logically generated on a network infrastructure, the gateway selection method comprising:a determination step of determining whether or not there is a gateway device that constitutes a slice satisfying requirements of the communication service used by the terminal in one of the cellular communication and the non-cellular communication,
a selection step of selecting, when there is no gateway device that constitutes the slice satisfying the requirements of the communication service in one of the cellular communication and the non-cellular communication, a gateway device that constitutes the slice satisfying the requirements of the communication service to be used by the terminal by referring to correspondence information in which a communication service and a gateway device that constitutes the slice satisfying the requirements of the communication service are associated with each other, in the other of cellular communication and non-cellular communication.

US Pat. No. 10,772,036

PROCEDURES FOR DYNAMICALLY CONFIGURED NETWORK CODING BASED MULTI-SOURCE PACKET TRANSMISSION UTILIZING ICN

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method performed by a client network attachment point (cNAP) to an information-centric network (ICN), the method comprising:receiving a request for content from a client;
publishing to the ICN a probe request identifying the content;
in response to the probe request, receiving responses from respective responding server network attachment points (sNAPs) at which the content is available, each response identifying a link capacity of the respective responding sNAP;
based at least in part on the respective link capacities, selecting a number of segments for network coding of the content; and
publishing to the ICN a request to receive the content as network-coded transmissions from at least a subset of the responding sNAPs using the number of segments.

US Pat. No. 10,772,035

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING INFORMATION

Baidu Online Network Tech...

1. A method for generating information, the method comprising:receiving wireless local area network scanning information sent by a terminal, the wireless local area network scanning information comprising a wireless local area network identifier of at least one wireless local area network;
determining, from the wireless local area network identifier of the at least one wireless local area network, a wireless local area network identifier as a target wireless local area network identifier;
determining feature information of a target wireless local area network corresponding to the target wireless local area network identifier; and
generating, based on the feature information of the target wireless local area network and a pre-established category identification model, category information corresponding to the target wireless local area network, the category information being a brand of the target wireless local area network, the pre-established category identification model being used to represent a corresponding relationship between the feature information and the category information.

US Pat. No. 10,772,034

SYSTEM INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND BASE STATION, AND SYSTEM INFORMATION RECEPTION METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving system information by a user equipment (UE) from a base station, the method comprising:performing a cell search;
receiving the system information on a found cell based on the cell search,
wherein the found cell is a long term evolution (LTE) cell connected to an evolved packet core (EPC), and
wherein the system information includes core network information regarding whether the found cell is connected to a next generation core network (NCN) or not; and
based on the core network information informing that the found cell is connected to the NCN:
selecting a core network type among the EPC and the NCN; and
performing an access attempt on the found cell according to the core network type,
wherein the core network type is selected by a non-access stratum (NAS) layer of the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,772,032

METHODS, APPARATUSES, USER EQUIPMENT AND BASE STATIONS FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Sof...

1. A method of receiving system information (SI), comprising:in response to receiving first class SI broadcasted by a base station, determining a receiving window and a preamble associated with to-be-requested SI, wherein the to-be-requested SI belongs to second class SI;
in response to arrival of the receiving window associated with the to-be-requested SI, sending the preamble in an uplink subframe configured for sending the preamble; and
receiving the to-be-requested SI within the receiving window associated with the to-be-requested SI, wherein the to-be-requested SI is sent by the base station according to the receiving window.

US Pat. No. 10,772,031

MEASUREMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR THE COMMUNICATION OF AN IDLE MODE DEVICE HAVING LOW MOBILITY IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a core network entity, a message including time value for the terminal;
starting a timer corresponding to the time value;
prohibiting a task associated with an idle mode in case that the timer expires, the task including monitoring a paging message;
identifying whether a mobile originated data is pending; and
performing the task associated with the idle mode in case that the mobile originated data is pending.

US Pat. No. 10,772,029

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, information indicating that a cell associated with the base station supports restricted local operator service;
transmitting, to a mobility management entity, an attach request message including an international mobile station equipment identity (IMEI) and attach type information associated with the restricted local operator service in case that the information is received and the restricted local operator service is required; and
receiving, from the mobility management entity, an attach accept message including information for a bearer associated with the restricted local operator service in case that the terminal is allowed for the restricted local operator service based on the IMEI,
wherein an authentication procedure is not performed with the mobility management entity in case that the attach request message includes the attach type information associated with the restricted local operator service.

US Pat. No. 10,772,028

METHOD FOR COMMUNICATING IN A NETWORK COMPRISING A BATTERYLESS ZIGBEE DEVICE, NETWORK AND DEVICE THEREFOR

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A method for wireless communication in a network, wherein the network includes a parent-child relationship between a child-end device and its parent-end router device, the method comprising:sending, via the child-end device which is power constrained, wherein the child-end device addresses all communication to its parent-end router for forwarding to a final destination, a trigger to enable a proxy search procedure, when an acknowledgement message from an old parent-end router configured to relay communication between the child-end device and the network is not received, and wherein an identity of the parent-end router is unknown to the child-end device during said communication with the parent-end router;
receiving, at a first parent-end router device, the trigger for the proxy search procedure,
in response to the trigger for the proxy search procedure, determining whether the first parent-end router device fulfills a condition for acting as a new proxy router for the child-end device in place of the old parent-end router;
appointing the first router device as the new parent-end router for the child-end device when the first parent-end router device fulfills the condition.

US Pat. No. 10,772,027

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND INTER-BASE-STATION GATEWAY APPARATUS

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A base station apparatus comprising:a memory; and
at least one processor coupled to the memory, wherein
the at least one processor is configured to send a first information element to an inter-base-station gateway,
the first information element explicitly or implicitly indicates whether a relay operation is necessary, the relay operation being an operation in which the inter-base-station gateway relays a data packet destined for or sent from a radio terminal between the base station apparatus and an other base station, and
the at least one processor is configured to, when generating the first information element, consider whether it is necessary to conceal a transport-layer address of the base station apparatus from the other base station.

US Pat. No. 10,772,026

WIRELESS RELAY QUALITY-OF-SERVICE BASED ON RELAY-DELIVERED MEDIA SERVICES

Sprint Communications Com...

1. A method of operating a wireless communication network to control wireless base stations that serve wireless relays that serve wireless User Equipment (UEs), the method comprising:relay transceivers receiving configuration data that was transferred by individual ones of the wireless relays and that indicates their individual wireless media services;
relay control circuitry allocating individual carrier aggregation Quality-of-Service (QoS) levels to the individual wireless relays based on the individual wireless media services; and
the relay transceivers transferring the individual carrier aggregation QoS levels for the individual wireless relays for delivery to a mobility manager that transfers the individual carrier aggregation QoS levels to the wireless base stations, wherein the wireless base stations serve the wireless relays with the individual carrier aggregation QoS levels and wherein the wireless relays serve the wireless UEs with the wireless media services.

US Pat. No. 10,772,025

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHANNEL ACCESS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a base station, the method comprising:determining whether an unlicensed band channel of an unlicensed band is in an idle state during a first channel sensing duration according to a channel access priority class;
transmitting data to a terminal through the unlicensed band during a first channel occupying duration, in case that the unlicensed band channel of the unlicensed band is in the idle state during the first channel sensing duration;
identifying that the first channel occupying duration is less than a maximum occupancy time possible for the base station or the terminal to continuously occupy the unlicensed band according to the channel access priority class, and the first channel occupying duration is equal to an actual occupancy time allowed for the base station or the terminal to continuously occupy the unlicensed band according to a regional policy or a national policy;
determining whether the unlicensed band channel of the unlicensed band is an idle state during a second channel sensing duration; and
transmitting the data to the terminal through the unlicensed band during a second channel occupying duration, in case that the unlicensed band channel of the unlicensed band is in the idle state during the second channel sensing duration,
wherein a sum of the first channel occupying duration, the second channel sensing duration, and the second channel occupying duration is equal to or less than a certain time determined based on a rounding up value of a result of a calculation between the maximum occupancy time and the actual occupancy time.

US Pat. No. 10,772,024

ADAPTIVE MULTIPLE ANTENNA TRANSMISSION SCHEME FOR UPLINK DATA TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

1. A method, comprising:obtaining, by a network device comprising a processor, a dataset comprising speeds of movement of a user equipment during a time period;
modifying, by the network device and based on a rate of change of a speed of movement of the user equipment as indicated by the speeds of movement of the user equipment during the time period, a threshold value associated with an action to change a transmission scheme of the user equipment resulting in a modified threshold value;
evaluating, by the network device, a current speed of movement of the user equipment with respect to the modified threshold value; and
based at least in part on a result of the evaluating with respect to the modified threshold value, taking, by the network device, the action to change the transmission scheme of the user equipment according to a change of a group of changes, wherein the group of changes comprises a first change from a closed loop multiple input multiple output transmission scheme to a rank-1 precoder cycling transmission scheme and a second change from the rank-1 precoder cycling transmission scheme to the closed loop multiple input multiple output transmission scheme.

US Pat. No. 10,772,023

MANAGEMENT OF MOBILITY TRAFFIC FLOWS IN MOBILE CELLULAR NETWORKS

1. A method comprising:monitoring, by a processing system including a processor, a utilization of a target cell of a cellular network system;
analyzing, by the processing system, the utilization of the target cell to obtain an analysis result;
determining, by the processing system, a predictive trend based on the analysis result;
detecting, by the processing system, a triggering event based on the monitoring of the utilization;
determining, by the processing system, responsive to the triggering event, a configuration policy comprising a handover configuration parameter according to a service utilized by user equipment via a source cell of the cellular network system and according to the predictive trend, wherein the handover configuration parameter is further determined according to a subscription level associated with the user equipment, wherein the handover configuration parameter further comprises a handover configuration parameter set including an individual cell offset value, and wherein the individual cell offset value is based on the subscription level; and
providing, by the processing system, the handover configuration parameter to the source cell, a handover of the user equipment from the source cell to the target cell being managed according to the service by way of handover measurements based on the handover configuration parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,772,022

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTER-SYSTEM HANDOVER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

MEDIATEK INC., Hsinchu (...

1. A processing circuit in an electronic apparatus configured to switch the electronic apparatus during an inter-system handover (HO) process from a source network system to a target network system, the processing circuit comprising:an inter-system HO signal processing module configured to obtain a mapping relationship between a set of source bearers associated with the source network system and a first set of target bearers associated with the target network system based on quality of service (QoS) characteristics associated with the set of source bearers and the first set of target bearers; and
a mapping module configured to obtain a second set of target bearers based on resources allocated to the first set of target bearers by the target network system and to obtain a third set of target bearers that is based on the first and second set of target bearers,
wherein one of the set of source bearers and the first set of target bearers includes an access bearer and multiple session bearers that are associated with the access bearer.

US Pat. No. 10,772,021

LOW LATENCY AND/OR ENHANCED COMPONENT CARRIER DISCOVERY FOR SERVICES AND HANDOVER

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), comprising:signaling, by the UE, one or more enhanced capabilities of the UE to at least one source base station; and
performing, by the UE, one or more handover-related procedures based, at least in part, on the one or more enhanced capabilities of the UE and support for the one or more enhanced capabilities of the UE at a target base station, comprising:
determining, by the UE, a timing advance (TA) of the target base station, based on one or more parameters of the target base station;
skipping, by the UE, a random access procedure with the target base station; and
establishing, by the UE, a connection with the target base station based on the TA, after skipping the random access procedure, wherein the one or more enhanced capabilities of the UE comprise at least one of:
a capability of the UE to perform handover with low latency relative to devices that lack the one or more enhanced capabilities; or
a capability of the UE to support enhanced component carrier (eCC) operation.

US Pat. No. 10,772,020

CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

British Telecommunication...

1. A method of operating a management node in a cellular telecommunications network, the cellular telecommunications network further including a User Equipment (UE), a first base station, and a second base station, wherein the first base station and the management node are associated with a first network operator and the second base station is associated with a second network operator, wherein the UE is connected to the first base station by a first connection and to the second base station by a second connection, and the first connection and the second connection relate to a first subscription and a second subscription, respectively, the management node storing a database identifying a preferred partner network for the first network operator, the method comprising:receiving, from a second management node associated with the second network operator, a message relating to the second connection between the UE and the second base station, the message indicating:
a UE identifier of the second connection,
a second home network identifier of the second connection identifying the first network operator, and
a second network operator identifier of the second base station identifying the second network operator;
defining a first connection group including the first and second connection based on:
the first connection and the second connection relating to different subscriptions, and
a UE identifier of the first connection being the same as the UE identifier of the second base station;
determining that the second home network identifier of the second connection identifies a different network operator than that identified by the second network operator identifier of the second base station; and, in response,
determining a preferred partner network associated with the first home network; and
initiating a transfer of the second connection to the preferred partner network.

US Pat. No. 10,772,018

SIGNALING DESIGN OF ENHANCED HANDOVER SUPPORT FOR DRONES IN A CELLULAR NETWORK

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE), the apparatus comprising:processing circuitry, wherein to configure the UE for handover between a source evolved Node-B (eNB) and a target eNB using aerial communications in a cellular network, the processing circuitry is to:
decode measurement configuration information from the source eNB, the measurement configuration information including a plurality of height thresholds associated with aerial height of the UE;
encode a measurement report for transmission to the source eNB, the measurement report including the aerial height of the UE and the measurement report generation triggered based on one or more triggering events associated with the plurality of height thresholds;
decode radio resource control (RRC) signaling from the source eNB, the RRC signaling including a handover command, the handover command based on a handover decision by the source eNB using the measurement report; and
perform a handover from the source eNB to the target eNB based on the handover command; and
memory coupled to the processing circuitry, the memory configured to store the measurement configuration information.

US Pat. No. 10,772,017

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING LIGHT CONNECTION IN NEXT GENERATION MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a source base station, a radio resource control (RRC) connection reconfiguration message for a random access channel-less (RACH-less) handover between the source base station and a target base station;
receiving, from the target base station, an uplink grant for the RACH-less handover based on the RRC connection reconfiguration message by monitoring a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH);
transmitting, to the target base station, an RRC connection reconfiguration complete message for the RACH-less handover based on the uplink grant, the RRC connection reconfiguration complete message being associated with a cell radio network temporary identifier (C-RNTI) of the terminal; and
receiving, from the target base station, a medium access control (MAC) control element (CE) including a contention resolution identity of the terminal, as a response to the RRC connection reconfiguration complete message for completing the RACH-less handover,
wherein the MAC CE including the contention resolution identity is received based on a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) addressed to the C-RNTI.

US Pat. No. 10,772,015

PACKET-SWITCHED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FOR LINK BUDGET LIMITED WIRELESS DEVICES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A user equipment (UE), comprising:at least one antenna;
a radio coupled to the at least one antenna for performing wireless cellular communications; and
at least one processor coupled to the radio, wherein the at least one processor is configured to:
indicate to a cellular base station that the UE is link budget limited;
provide configuration information to the cellular base station via an index value during random access channel (RACH) communication, wherein the configuration information specifies a set of one or more parameter values designed to provide improved performance for a link budget limited device, wherein the one or more parameter values are usable to configure the UE, wherein the set of one or more parameters includes timer values for link budget limited devices, including: a T300 timer value, a T301 timer value, and a T310 timer value for radio link failure; and
receive communication from the cellular base station based on the set of one or more parameter values.

US Pat. No. 10,772,014

BASE STATION AND USER TERMINAL

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

7. A communication method comprising:transmitting to a radio terminal, by a first base station managing a first cell, a message for a handover from the first cell to a second cell, wherein
the message includes information of a resource pool used for a proximity-based service in the second cell, and synchronization setting information for the radio terminal transmitting a synchronization signal in the proximity-based service in the second cell, and
the synchronization setting information includes at least one of information related to transmission timing of the synchronization signal and a parameter used for transmitting the synchronization signal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,013

RADIO TERMINAL AND BASE STATION

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A method for dual connectivity performed by a first base station, a second base station, and a radio terminal, the method comprising:acquiring, by the first base station, capability information indicating that the radio terminal supports a function of omitting a random access procedure in initial access to a base station;
transmitting, by the first base station to the second base station, an SeNB Addition Request message including the capability information;
transmitting, by the second base station, an SeNB Addition Acknowledgment message to the first base station, wherein the SeNB addition acknowledgment message includes an uplink grant indicating uplink radio resources allocated by the second base station to the radio terminal, a timing advance (TA) value to be applied to uplink transmission to the second base station, and information indicating that the radio terminal omit the random access procedure to the second base station;
transmitting, by the first base station, first message for notifying the radio terminal of the uplink grant, the TA value and the information;
omitting, by the radio terminal, the random access procedure to the second base station, based on the TA value and the information; and
performing, by the radio terminal, uplink transmission to the second base station by using the uplink radio resources indicated in the uplink grant.

US Pat. No. 10,772,012

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING EDT

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment (UE), uplink data in a wireless communication, the method comprising:receiving system information including a first threshold for early data transmission (EDT), from a base station (BS);
transmitting a random access preamble to the BS;
receiving a random access response message from the BS;
based on a size of the uplink data which is less than the first threshold for the EDT, transmitting a message including the uplink data to the BS, in response to the random access response message.

US Pat. No. 10,772,011

WIRELESS TRANSMISSION CONTROL FOR IMPROVED AGGREGATED CELL THROUGHPUT CAPACITY AND SIGNALING RELIABILITY

Alcatel Lucent, Nozay (F...

1. An apparatus, comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including computer program code;
wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to:
determine, by a network device based on monitoring for downlink radio link layer (RLL) retransmissions for a wireless user device, downlink RLL retransmission information associated with the wireless user device; and
determine, by the network device based on the downlink RLL retransmission information associated with the wireless user device, whether to modify a downlink channel operating parameter associated with the wireless user device, wherein the downlink channel operating parameter comprises a channel quality indicator (CQI) parameter or a number of blind retransmissions parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,772,010

TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A transmission apparatus for transmitting data through a plurality of transmission channels, the transmission apparatus comprising:a plurality of communication interfaces each configured to transmit data and associated with one of the plurality of transmission channels;
one or more memories storing instructions;
one or more hardware processors configured to implement the instructions to execute:
identifying, as a plurality of candidates, a plurality of paths satisfying both a condition that each path includes one or more transmission channels for transmitting transmission target data and a condition that each path is able to transmit transmission target data within a predetermined period, based on a transmission speed of each of the plurality of transmission channels and frame transmission rates of the transmission target data;
determining a path for transmitting the transmission target data, among the plurality of candidates, that includes less number of transmission channels than any other path of the plurality of candidates; and
transmitting the transmission target data via the communication interfaces associated with the determined path.

US Pat. No. 10,772,009

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A wireless communication system comprising:a plurality of baseband processing apparatuses, each of which, in operation, performs baseband signal processing and outputs a baseband signal; and
a wireless apparatus, which, in operation, makes connections to the plurality of baseband processing apparatuses and transmits a radio frequency signal that is obtained by performing radio frequency signal processing on the baseband signal that is output from one of the plurality of baseband processing apparatuses,
wherein the wireless apparatus performs the radio frequency signal processing on the baseband signal that is output from a baseband processing apparatus that has established a link earlier, of the plurality of baseband processing apparatuses.

US Pat. No. 10,772,008

CELL CONFIGURATION FOR PACKET DUPLICATION

Comcast Cable Communicati...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a base station distributed unit from a base station central unit, a first message comprising first bearer configuration parameters associated with a bearer for a wireless device, wherein the first bearer configuration parameters comprise:
an indication that packet duplication is configured for the bearer;
at least one first cell index of at least one first cell for a first logical channel; and
at least one second cell index of at least one second cell for a second logical channel, wherein the second logical channel is for duplications of packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) packets associated with the first logical channel;
sending, by the base station distributed unit to the base station central unit, a second message comprising:
first physical layer parameters for the at least one first cell; and
second physical layer parameters for the at least one second cell;
receiving, by the base station distributed unit from the base station central unit, a radio resource control message comprising configuration parameters for the wireless device, wherein the configuration parameters comprise:
second bearer configuration parameters indicating that the packet duplication is configured for the bearer;
the first physical layer parameters; and
the second physical layer parameters; and
sending, by the base station distributed unit to the wireless device, the radio resource control message.

US Pat. No. 10,772,007

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

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting, by a transmitting device, data to a receiving device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:generating at least one duplicate data using specific data at a first layer of a layer 2 of the transmitting device based on generating the specific data related to a specific service;
transmitting, to the receiving device, the specific data and the at least one duplicate data on at least of a plurality of cells or a plurality of carriers associated with the plurality of radio bearers; and
based on receiving, from the receiving device, an Acknowledgement (ACK) indicating a reception success of the specific data or the at least one duplicate data, instructing stop of transmission of the specific data and the at least one duplicate data from the first layer to a second layer of the layer 2,
wherein, for the plurality of radio bearers, a transmission of duplicate data is indicated by a bearer identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,772,006

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD

KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA,...

1. A wireless communication device comprising:a receiver configured to receive a first frame which contains data; and
a transmitter configured to transmit a second frame and a third frame by frequency multiplexing, the third frame containing the data and being addressed to a first relay station different from a sender device of the first frame, wherein
the second frame is addressed to the sender device of the first frame and the first relay station,
the second frame is a frame to instruct the sender device of the first frame to perform an eighth frame transmission and to instruct the first relay station to perform a ninth frame transmission, and
the second frame specifies a first frequency resource used by the sender device of the first frame for the eighth frame transmission and a second frequency resource used by the first relay station for the ninth frame transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,772,005

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRACKING AND CALCULATING NETWORK USAGE IN A NETWORK WITH MULTIPLE USER PLANE FUNCTIONS

Verizon Patent and Licens...

15. A method, comprising:receiving, by a network device, traffic via a General Packet Radio Service (“GPRS”) Tunneling Protocol (“GTP”) tunnel;
identifying, by the network device, and without performing deep packet inspection (“DPI”), that:
a first set of traffic, included in the traffic received via the GTP tunnel, is a first type of traffic, and
a second set of traffic, included in the traffic received via the GTP tunnel, is a second type of traffic;
forwarding, by the network device, to one or more other devices, and in accordance with a particular rule, only a first subset of the first type of traffic and only a second subset of the second type of traffic; and
reporting, by the network device and to a second network device of the wireless telecommunications network:
a first amount of the first type of traffic, in the first subset, that was forwarded by the network device,
a second amount of the second type of traffic, in the second subset, that was forwarded by the network device, and
an indication of the particular rule that was used to forward only the first subset of the first type of traffic and only the second subset of the second type of traffic.

US Pat. No. 10,772,004

QOS CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A quality of service (QoS) control method, comprising:obtaining, by a device, one or more service data flow (SDF)-level QoS rules from a session management function entity, wherein each SDF-level QoS rule corresponds to an SDF, and wherein each SDF-level QoS rule comprises: a QoS rule identifier, at least one SDF-level packet filter corresponding to the SDF, an SDF-level QoS rule precedence value corresponding to the SDF, and a QoS flow identifier;
performing, by the device, matching between an uplink data packet and the at least one SDF-level packet filters in the one or more SDF-level QoS rules based on the SDF-level QoS rule precedence values until an appropriate SDF-level QoS rule is found, wherein one of the at least one SDF-level packet filters in the appropriate SDF-level QoS rule matches the uplink data packet successfully; and
transmitting, by the device, the uplink data packet using a QoS flow corresponding to a QoS flow identifier in the appropriate SDF-level QoS rule.

US Pat. No. 10,772,003

CONFIGURABLE MAPPING OF QUALITY OF SERVICE CLASSES

Nokia Solutions and Netwo...

1. A method, comprising:detecting a requested quality of service level of a new data flow or an existing data flow at a network entity, an indication of the requested quality of service level embedded in a data flow packet;
retrieving from a table a parameter linked to the requested quality of service level; and
using the parameter to create a new radio link layer processing instance or to update an existing radio link layer processing instance at the network entity.

US Pat. No. 10,772,002

SELECTIVE PROBE-RESPONSE SUPPRESSION BASED ON SNR

ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC, S...

1. An access point, comprising:an antenna node configured to couple to an antenna; and
an interface circuit, coupled to the antenna node, configured to wirelessly communicate with an electronic device, wherein the access point is configured to:
receive, at the interface circuit, a probe request associated with the electronic device; and
in response to receiving the probe request, selectively provide, from the interface circuit, a probe response for the electronic device based at least in part on a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) associated with the probe request and a threshold value, wherein the threshold value corresponds to a non-uniformity of wireless coverage by one or more access points that are in wireless communication range of the access point based at least in part on a spatial arrangement of the one or more access points; and
wherein the non-uniformity of wireless coverage is based at least in part on locations of the one or more access points and comprises an absence of wireless coverage in a region.

US Pat. No. 10,772,001

MEASUREMENT REPORTING CONFIGURATION FOR AIDING THE SORTING OF BEAM CELL LEVEL MEASUREMENTS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a wireless device for measurement reporting, the method comprising:receiving a reporting configuration from a network node, the reporting configuration specifying a plurality of different report quantities to be included in a measurement report;
determining whether to use Reference Signal Received Power (RSRP) or Reference Signal Received Quality (RSRQ) as a measurement quantity for sorting of beam-level measurements based on the plurality of reporting quantities specified in the reporting configuration, wherein RSRP is determined to be used as the measurement quantity when a the reporting configuration received from the network node indicates that only beam indexes are to be reported as part of beam level reporting, and RSRQ is determined to be used as the measurement quantity when the reporting configuration received from the network node does not indicate RSRP as one of the plurality of different report quantities;
sorting a plurality of beam-level measurements for a periodical measurement report based on at least the determined measurement quantity; and
reporting to a network node the measurement report comprising measurement information selected from the plurality of beam-level measurements based on the sorting of the plurality of beam-level measurements based on at least the determined measurement quantity.

US Pat. No. 10,772,000

USER EQUIPMENT, BASE STATION, AND MEASUREMENT METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A user equipment comprising:a receiver that receives, from a base station, measurement band information indicating a frequency in which received quality is to be measured; and
a measurer that measures the received quality in the frequency indicated by the measurement band information,
wherein the measurer derives the received quality based on a synchronization signal on the frequency indicated by the measurement band information.

US Pat. No. 10,771,999

MEASURING DISTANCE IN WIRELESS DEVICES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. An apparatus for wireless communications, comprising:a processing system configured to generate a first frame having at least one bit indicating one or more resolutions of units of time of a plurality of resolutions of units of time to use for one or more parameter fields to be used in a ranging procedure performed with a wireless node; and
a first interface configured to output the first frame for transmission to the wireless node.

US Pat. No. 10,771,998

METHOD FOR CSI FEEDBACK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method of operation of a base station of a cellular communications network to enable flexible Channel State Information (CSI) feedback, comprising:configuring a wireless device, via a Radio Resource Control (RRC) message, with a set of non-zero power Channel State Information Reference Signal (CSI-RS) resources and a set of Channel State Information Interference Measurement (CSI-IM) resources;
dynamically configuring a non-zero power CSI-RS resource from the set of non-zero power CSI-RS resources for measurement and dynamically configuring a CSI-IM resource from the set of CSI-IM resources for interference measurement via a Downlink Control Information (DCI) message;
receiving an acknowledgement from the wireless device that indicates that the dynamic configuration of the non-zero power CSI-RS resource was received by the wireless device;
receiving a CSI report from the wireless device determined from the non-zero power CSI-RS resource dynamically configured for measurement and the CSI-IM resource dynamically configured for interference measurement; and
discarding any CSI reports received from the wireless device for a predefined amount of time after receiving the acknowledgement from the wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,997

RADIO RESOURCE MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES IN DIRECTIONAL WIRELESS NETWORKS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A device for collecting directional channel quality measurements from one or more station devices, comprising:at least one memory that stores computer-executable instructions; and
at least one processor configured to access the at least one memory, wherein the at least one processor is configured to execute the computer-executable instructions to:
generate a directional channel quality request frame comprising one or more measurement fields, wherein the one or more measurement fields indicate a device identification associated with a first station device, at least one measurement method, a measurement start time, and a measurement duration, and wherein the first station device is associated with a first period allocation;
cause to send the directional channel quality request frame to the first station device, wherein the directional channel quality request frame further comprises a first indication of a first directional channel and indicates that the first station device is to perform the at least one measurement method to measure a quality of the first directional channel from the first station device to a second station device;
identify a first directional channel quality response received from the first station device, the response comprising a measurement report, wherein the measurement report includes one or more measured values for the first period allocation, the one or more measured values associated with an average noise plus interference power indicator (ANIPI) or a received signal-to-noise indicator (RNSI); and
determine, based on the measurement report and the first period allocation, a second period allocation that overlaps with the first period allocation, wherein the second period allocation is associated with a second device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,996

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO TERMINAL, RADIO NETWORK, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD AND PROGRAM

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A radio terminal comprising:a receiver configured to receive, from a radio network, configuration information for measurement logging, the configuration information including a PLMN-ID (Public Land Mobile Network Identity); and
a processor configured to perform logging of measurement results when a first condition related to the PLMN-ID is satisfied, and
a transmitter configured to transmit, to the radio network, a report of the logged measurement results when the first condition related to the PLMN-ID is satisfied.

US Pat. No. 10,771,995

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING OPERATIONAL STATUS OF FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS OF A WIRELESS SIGNAL TRANSMISSION ENVIRONMENT

Ossia Inc., Bellevue, WA...

1. A method for determining an operational status of at least one component in a wireless signal transmission environment, the method comprising:generating, during a learning phase, a predictive framework that models behavior of one or more components of the wireless signal transmission environment,
wherein the predictive framework includes one or more machine learning systems or algorithms configured to predict expected behavior of the one or more components including expected waveform characteristics;
determining, during a tracking and updating phase, a value of at least one waveform characteristic of a received signal;
determining, using the predictive framework, an expected value of the at least one waveform characteristic of the received signal;
comparing the value of the at least one waveform characteristic of the received signal with the expected value of the at least one waveform characteristic of the received signal; and
determining the operational status of the at least one components of the wireless signal transmission environment based on the comparison.

US Pat. No. 10,771,994

METHOD AND TEST SYSTEM FOR MOBILE NETWORK TESTING AS WELL AS A NETWORK TESTING SYSTEM

1. A method for mobile network testing by using at least one testing device configured to be connected to the mobile network, comprising:running a predefined set of test procedures on the at least one testing device for generating at least one heat map assigned to the mobile network, the test procedures running on the at least one testing device simulating the behavior of participants of the mobile network;
evaluating the test results of the test procedures via a machine learning model; and
training the machine learning model to complete missing information on an already present heat map based on the test results obtained, the machine learning model being trained such that the trained machine learning model is configured to predict heat map information in order to fill empty areas of an incomplete heat map with respective information.

US Pat. No. 10,771,993

METHOD FOR DETERMINING A QUALITY OF AT LEAST ONE MOBILE RADIO NETWORK

P3 Communications GmbH, ...

1. A method for determining a quality of at least one mobile communications network in an air corridor that is safe for autonomous operation of unmanned aerial vehicles, which method comprises:providing an unmanned aerial vehicle comprising a mobile communications receiver configured to determine the quality of the at least one mobile communications network, and comprising a positioning device configured to determine a position of the unmanned aerial vehicle in the air corridor,
defining a linear path in the air corridor:
arranging a plurality of radio-based control devices configured to control the unmanned aerial vehicle, wherein the plurality of radio-based control devices are spaced apart from one another on a ground, such that the unmanned aerial vehicle when flying the linear path at no position is farther than in visual contact range from at least one of the control devices;
with a plurality of pilots, flying the unmanned aerial vehicle along the linear path by controlling the unmanned aerial vehicle by means of the plurality of control devices in turn, wherein the individual pilot controlling the unmanned aerial vehicle at each point along the linear path is in visual contact range with the unmanned aerial vehicle; and
during the flying of the linear path, determining the quality of the at least one mobile communications network at the given position in the air corridor.

US Pat. No. 10,771,991

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TESTING END-TO-END PERFORMANCE OF USER EQUIPMENT COMMUNICATING WITH BASE STATIONS USING DYNAMIC BEAMFORMING

Keysight Technologies, In...

1. A test system for testing an antenna of a device under test (DUT), the test system comprising:a channel emulator configured to support bi-directional channel emulation and configured to emulate wireless channel conditions with fading and without fading in channels of the channel emulator;
a first radio frequency switch matrix;
an anechoic chamber connected to the channel emulator via the first radio frequency switch matrix, and containing a plurality of probes and user equipment as a device under test;
a second radio frequency switch matrix;
a base station emulator connected to the channel emulator via the second radio frequency switch matrix and configured to perform protocol testing with the device under test via the channel emulator without fading; and
a test control computer comprising a memory that stores instructions and a processor that executes the instructions, wherein the test control computer controls the channel emulator, the first radio frequency switch matrix, the device under test in the anechoic chamber, the second radio frequency switch matrix, the base station emulator, and a base station that is connected to the channel emulator via the first radio frequency switch matrix and that is configured to perform performance testing with the device under test via the channel emulator with fading after the protocol testing is performed without fading;
wherein the test control computer loads the channel emulator with antenna patterns for the base station and for the device under test,
the channel emulator provides bi-directional channel emulation between the base station and the device under test in the anechoic chamber and emulates transmitter antenna effects and receive antenna effects of the device under test by loading the antenna patterns such that a wireless cabling connection between the channel emulator and antennas of the device under test is formed, and
after the wireless cabling connection is formed with the antennas of the device under test, the base station and the device under test establish a connection and perform end-to-end testing under dynamic beamforming as the channels of the channel emulator are changed.

US Pat. No. 10,771,990

NETWORK TESTING FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Kyocera Document Solution...

1. A remote unit comprising a processor and one or more terminal interfaces, the processor being connected to the one or more terminal interfaces, the terminal interfaces configured for coupling with a set of terminals, wherein the processor is configured to perform quality of service network testing over a first and a second communication network using a first and second terminal of the set of terminals, the first terminal associated with the first network and the second terminal associated with the second network; wherein the quality of service network testing is to verify if the traffic is being treated in a differentiated manner as between the first and second communication network; wherein the remote unit is located in a first geographic region; wherein the processor of the remote unit is further configured to conduct quality of service testing with a second remote unit, located in a second geographic region and comprising interfaces for connecting to a second set of terminals, using one or more of the set of terminals and one or more of the second set of terminals over the first and second communication networks; wherein the processor is further configured to perform end-to-end quality of service testing over one or more communication networks using the first terminal of the set of terminals in communication with a second terminal of the second set of terminals.

US Pat. No. 10,771,989

ADAPTIVE SELF-OPTIMIZING NETWORK USING CLOSED-LOOP FEEDBACK

The Boeing Company, Chic...

1. A method for sharing network resources, the method comprising:receiving, by a network operations center (NOC) that controls operations of at least one internal network, user demand for a desired amount of available resources from the at least one internal network for users from an external network;
receiving, by the NOC, key performance indicators from the at least one internal network;
determining, by the NOC, whether the at least one internal network has the available resources by analyzing the key performance indicators and the user demand; and
allowing, by the NOC when the NOC determines that there are the available resources, at least some of the users from the external network to connect to the at least one internal network according to the available resources.

US Pat. No. 10,771,987

USER EQUIPMENT AND METHODS FOR OPERATION IN COVERAGE ENHANCEMENT MODE WITH PHYSICAL RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL PREAMBLE

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (LE) comprising:a processor configured to:
determine an enhanced coverage (EC) level to be used in communications with a an evolved Node-B (eNB);
determine a physical random access channel (PRACH) preamble from a plurality of PRACH preambles based on the EC level; and
encode, for transmission to the eNB, repetitions of the PRACH preamble based on the EC level; and
a memory configured to store the PRACH preamble,
wherein a number and timing of the repetitions is dependent on the EC level, and
wherein a frequency hopping pattern of the repetitions is generated according to a system frame number.

US Pat. No. 10,771,986

CLEAR CHANNEL ASSESSMENT DETECTION METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A clear channel assessment detection method, comprising:acquiring a clear channel assessment (CCA) detection pattern or a Muting pattern; and
performing a CCA detection to an unlicensed carrier channel on resources corresponding to one of the CCA detection pattern or the Muting pattern;
wherein, a same CCA detection pattern or Muting pattern is configured for base stations in a same operator; or different CCA detection patterns or different Muting patterns are configured for different operators; or different CCA detection patterns or different Muting patterns are configured on different base stations in a same system under a same operator;
the method further comprises: a transmission equipment in the same system under the same operator performing the CCA detection on a whole bandwidth or on resources beyond the configured CCA detection pattern or Muting pattern, which comprises: determining that the transmission equipment is capable of performing multiplexing with another transmission equipment that is in the same system under the same operator and occupies a channel already or the transmission equipment determines that the unlicensed carrier channel is available under a condition that energy detected on the whole bandwidth or on resources corresponding to a complementary set of the corresponding CCA detection pattern or Muting pattern is greater than a first threshold value and less than a second threshold value; determining that the unlicensed carrier channel is in an idle state under a condition that the energy detected on the whole bandwidth or on the resources corresponding to the complementary set of the corresponding CCA detection pattern or Muting pattern is less than the first threshold value; determining one of the followings under a condition that the energy detected on the resources corresponding to the complementary set of the corresponding CCA detection pattern or Muting pattern is greater than the second threshold value: the unlicensed carrier is in an unavailable state, or the unlicensed carrier is being used by other transmission equipments or an equipment in the inter-operator.

US Pat. No. 10,771,985

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MULTIPLE CONNECTIVITY IN HETEROGENEOUS NETWORK

HFI Innovation INC., Hsi...

1. A method comprising:configuring control plane (CP) connectivity by a user equipment (UE) in a heterogeneous wireless network;
configuring a set of small-cell base stations to form a user plane (UP) connectivity, wherein the UP connectivity is different from the CP connectivity;
selecting one of the small-cell base stations as an UP anchor station and one or more small-cell base stations as UP assistance stations, wherein the UE communicates with the UP anchor station and at least one UP assistance station for data traffic packets, and wherein the UP anchor station forwards data traffic packets to the UP assistance stations;
performing signaling transmission through the configured CP and traffic data transmission/reception through the UP anchor station and the UP assistance stations;
establishing a radio link control (RRC) connection through the CP with a macro-cell base station; and
performing measurements on the set of UP small-cell base stations.

US Pat. No. 10,771,984

WEDGE SHAPED CELLS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

SMARTSKY NETWORKS, INC., ...

1. A network for providing air-to-ground (ATG) wireless communication in various cells, comprising:a first base station including a first antenna array defining a first directional radiation pattern having a wedge shaped coverage area in a vertical plane over a semicircular shaped coverage area in a horizontal plane; and
a second base station including second antenna array defining a second directional radiation pattern that is similar in shape to the first directional radiation pattern and at least partially overlaps with the first directional radiation pattern,
wherein the first and second base stations are each configured to wirelessly communicate with a radio disposed on an aircraft flying through the first directional radiation pattern of the first base station and the second directional radiation pattern of the second base station.

US Pat. No. 10,771,983

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING PLACEMENT AND NUMBER OF RADIO-FREQUENCY BEACONS TO ACHIEVE BETTER INDOOR LOCALIZATION

FUJI XEROX CO., LTD., To...

1. A computer-implemented method, the method being performed in a computerized system comprising a central processing unit, a localization signal receiver and a memory, the computer-implemented method comprising:a. using the central processing unit for determining an optimal number of beacons in a plurality of beacons to be placed in an environment to achieve an optimal localization, wherein the optimal number of beacons is determined based on a first cost function, which combines a beacon coverage requirement and a beacon spread requirement to determine the optimal number of beacons, wherein determining an optimal number of beacons comprises starting with a number of beacons and iteratively adding one beacon; and
b. using the central processing unit for determining an optimal placement of the beacons from the plurality of beacons in the environment to achieve the optimal localization, wherein the optimal placement of the beacons is determining by iteratively solving a best global position for the beacons using a second cost function, which combines the beacon coverage requirement and the beacon spread requirement to determine the optimal placement of the beacons.

US Pat. No. 10,771,982

RESOURCE UTILIZATION OF HETEROGENEOUS COMPUTE UNITS IN ELECTRONIC DESIGN AUTOMATION

Mentor Graphics Corporati...

1. A method performed by a computing system, the method comprising:identifying a pool of heterogeneous compute units configured to execute an electronic design automation (EDA) application for design or verification of a circuit, wherein the pool of heterogeneous compute units includes a plurality of compute units with differing computing capabilities;
identifying an EDA operation to be performed for the EDA application;
selecting a compute unit among the pool of heterogeneous compute units to execute the EDA operation based on a determined computing capability specific to the selected compute unit; and
assigning an execution of the EDA operation to the selected compute unit,
wherein the determined computing capability comprises a performance benchmark for the EDA operation specific to the selected compute unit, and further comprising obtaining, for different EDA operations, performance benchmarks for the plurality of compute units included in the pool of heterogeneous compute units, including by:
issuing benchmark operations specific to the different EDA operations to each of the plurality of compute units included in the pool of heterogeneous compute units; and
tracking performance of each of the plurality of compute units in executing the issued benchmark operations.

US Pat. No. 10,771,981

VIRTUALIZATION AND CENTRAL COORDINATION IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

1. A method for cellular network operation, comprising:partitioning a base station in a cellular network into a virtualization platform and radio transceiver points;
establishing communications between a given User Equipment (UE) and the virtualization platform via at least one Radio Transceiver Point (R-TP) that is associated with the base station, wherein the communications include PHY (Physical Layer) processing, Layer 2 processing, including functions within PDCP (Packet Data Convergence Protocol), RLC (Radio Link Control), and MAC (Medium Access Control), and wherein the PDCP sub-layer is located on the virtualization platform, while the other sub-layers and the PHY layer are located on each of the at least one radio transceiver point;
establishing a central coordinator of the base station operation and a control interface between each R-TP and the virtualization platform or between each R-TP and the central coordinator;
selecting by the central coordinator a downlink coordinated transmission mode that is to be applied to the communications between the given UE and the base station, and selecting a first R-TP and a second R-TP for coordinating their transmission;
conveying over the control interface to the first R-TP a first message comprising an identifier of the given UE and a first specification of first time-frequency resources for user data transmission and a second specification of second time-frequency resources for reference signals, and conveying to the second R-TP a second message comprising the first specification of the first time-frequency resources and a third specification of third time-frequency resources for reference signals, wherein the reference signals are used for radio communication measurements; and
performing the radio processing functions in the base station communications with the given UE, while executing the selected coordinated transmission mode by the first and the second R-TP in accordance with the first, the second and the third specifications of time-frequency resources.

US Pat. No. 10,771,979

FAKE BASE STATION SHORT MESSAGE IDENTIFICATION

Alibaba Group Holding Lim...

1. A system comprising:a short message center and a receiver terminal,
the short message center configure to:
receive a first short message sent by a sender terminal,
generate a second short message to a receiver terminal by adding a receiver address field of the receiver terminal to the received first short message in according to a preset short message format, and
send the second short message to the receiver terminal;
wherein: the preset short message format includes a receiver address field and a data value of the receiver address field includes a Mobile Station International Subscriber Directory Number (MSISDN) of the receiver terminal,
the receiver terminal configured to:
determine whether the second short message is a fake base station short message by extracting the receiver address field,
determine the second short message as a fake base station short include the receiver address field and the data value of the receiver address field does not include the MSISDN of the receiver terminal, and
delete the fake base station short message in response to determining that short message is the fake base station short message.

US Pat. No. 10,771,978

METHODS PROVIDING SECURITY FOR MULTIPLE NAS CONNECTIONS USING SEPARATE COUNTS AND RELATED NETWORK NODES AND WIRELESS TERMINALS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method at a first communication node providing communication of Network Access Stratum, NAS, messages with a second communication node, the method comprising:providing a first NAS connection identification for a first NAS connection between the first communication node and the second communication node, wherein the first communication node comprises a communication device;
providing a second NAS connection identification for a second NAS connection between the first communication node and the second communication node, wherein the first NAS connection identification and the second NAS connection identification are different and the first NAS connection and the second NAS connection are different NAS connections and share a master key of a NAS security context to thereby provide separation for authentication of different NAS connections for the first communication device;
communicating a first NAS message between the first communication node and the second communication node over the first NAS connection by at least one of performing integrity protection or performing confidentiality protection for the first NAS message using the first NAS connection identification;
responsive to determining to perform the integrity protection for the first NAS message, performing the integrity protection for the first NAS message by generating a first message authentication code based on the first NAS connection identification, the master key, and the first NAS message;
transmitting the first NAS message with the first message authentication code over the first NAS connection to the second communication node;
communicating a second NAS message between the first communication node and the second communication node over the second NAS connection by at least one of performing integrity protection or performing confidentiality protection for the second NAS message using the second NAS connection identification;
responsive to determining to perform the integrity protection for the second NAS message, performing the integrity protection for the second NAS message by generating a second message authentication code based on the second NAS connection identification, the master key, and the second NAS message; and
transmitting the second NAS message with the second message authentication code over the second NAS connection to the second communication node.

US Pat. No. 10,771,977

METHOD FOR THE RAPID ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF A FRAME

1. A method, for a long range wide-area communication network comprising at least one electronic device and an application server, for the acknowledgement of a frame sent by the electronic device and received by the application server, the method being executed by the electronic device, wherein said method causes the device to perform:sending a first frame to the application server, the first frame comprising data,
receiving a second so-called acknowledgement frame from the application server, the acknowledgement frame comprising a second integrity code, the second frame received further comprising a field comprising a counter,
determining a first integrity code according to the data in the first frame, the first integrity code being determined according to data of the first frame and the value of the counter received in the second frame,
if the first integrity code determined by the electronic device and the second integrity code are equal, then validating the acknowledgement by the application server of the first frame sent by the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,976

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND RELATED APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A communication method, comprising:sending, by an access and mobility management function (AMF) entity, a request message to a session management function (SMF) entity, wherein the request message comprises a related parameter of a security policy, and wherein the related parameter of the security policy comprises a data network name (DNN) of a terminal device and an identifier of a slice of the terminal device;
obtaining, by the SMF entity, the security policy based on the DNN of the terminal device and the identifier of the slice of the terminal device;
sending, by the SMF entity, a security policy to a base station; and
enabling, by the base station, user plane integrity protection when the security policy comprises first integrity protection indication information instructing the base station to enable the user plane integrity protection.

US Pat. No. 10,771,975

REVOCATION OF ACCESS CREDENTIALS FOR A DISCONNECTED LOCKING DEVICE

Master Lock Company LLC, ...

1. A method for revoking access rights to a lock, the method comprising:receiving, by a server, a request to revoke the access rights of a user device to the lock, the lock disconnected from the server and storing a key, and the user device storing an access credential associated with the key and useable to access the lock;
transmitting, by the server, a revocation command to the user device to remove the access credential from the user device in response to receiving the request to revoke the access rights of the user device;
identifying, by the server, one or more trusted devices that have access rights to the lock in response to unsuccessfully transmitting the revocation command to the user device;
transmitting, by the server, a key change command to the one or more trusted devices, the key change command including an updated key to replace the key;
transmitting, by a first one of the one or more trusted devices to encounter the lock, the key change command to the lock; and
replacing, by the lock, the key with the updated key such that the user device is unable to access the lock using the access credential.

US Pat. No. 10,771,974

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PREVENTING CAPTURE OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION BY PROXIMATE DEVICES

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A method for disabling one or more features at a computing device, the method comprising:receiving, at the computing device, a first signal, the first signal directing the computing device to listen for a second signal, the second signal indicating whether the computing device can operate normally or indicating one or more features to be disabled;
providing, on a user interface of the computing device, an indication that monitoring mode has been entered;
detecting the second signal;
reporting to a system administrator receipt of the second signal;when the second signal indicates the one or more features to be disabled:immediately and automatically disabling the one or more features on the computing device;when the second signal indicates the computing device can operate normally:enabling the one or more features on the computing device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,973

TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION APPARATUS AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM

FUJI XEROX CO., LTD., To...

1. A transmission and reception apparatus comprising:a first communication unit that performs communication by a first communication method;
a second communication unit that performs communication by a second communication method which is higher in directivity than the first communication method and is faster than the first communication method; and
a control unit that performs control such that storage confirmation information, which indicates whether data has been stored in a storage device provided in a first target machine without an error, is received through the first communication unit after the data is transmitted to the first target machine through the second communication unit, data transmission confirmation is received from the first target machine, and the data is transmitted to a second target machine through the second communication unit.

US Pat. No. 10,771,972

AUTHENTICATION AND AUTHORIZATION IN A WEARABLE ENSEMBLE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A first computing device, comprising:a storage device to store instructions; and
processing circuitry configured to execute the stored instructions to:
measure a round-trip time from a first time of wirelessly transmitting first data to a second computing device until a second time of wirelessly receiving second data from the second computing device, the second data communicated in response to the first data;
determine based on the round-trip time measured between the first time and the second time, a value corresponding to a distance from the first computing device to the second computing device;
perform a verification that the first computing device and the second computing device are worn by a same user; and
in response to the verification, authenticate the second computing device for communication with the first computing device when the distance is within a threshold distance.

US Pat. No. 10,771,971

SECURED MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

1. A method for providing multi-factor authentication at a client to access a server via an authentication process, comprising:receiving, via the server, a command indicating an application is opened;
providing, via the server, an application login;
generating, via the server, a random number based on a one-time password (OTP) created at the server;
receiving, via the server, the random number from the server;
receiving the OTP from the server via a communication technique independent of the client;
disabling a primary interface device associated with the client prior to the authentication process timing out;
prompting, via the client, a request to enter the OTP;
mapping the entered OTP into a client generated random number;
determining whether the random number from the client generated random number matches the server generated random number mapped to OTP; and
allowing access from the client in response to the matching being affirmative, wherein an application employed to convert the random number is provided via the server, and generated simultaneously with the generation of the OTP.

US Pat. No. 10,771,969

VOICE CONTROL AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE INTEGRATION

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

1. One or more non-transitory computer-readable media storing computer-executable instructions, that when executed on one or more processors, causes the one or more processors to perform acts comprising:detecting, via a voice interaction device, an incoming voice command from a client, the incoming voice command including an implied request to perform at least one action that is associated with a service;
parsing content of the incoming voice command to identify the implied request to perform at least one action and the service;
identifying a client profile associated with the client based at least in part on biometric voice data of the incoming voice command, the client profile including an authentication protocol associated with the service;
detecting a client device that is located within a predetermined distance of the voice interaction device and configured to present the authentication protocol;
authenticating an identity of the client based at least in part on the biometric voice data and an execution of the authentication protocol at the client device;
determining that second-factor authentication credentials of the identify of the client are required in addition to the authenticating;
transmitting, via the voice interaction device, a first message including at least a second-factor authentication request associated with a presentation of multimedia content requesting the client to authenticate the multimedia content by the second-factor authentication credentials, the second-factor authentication credentials relating to context of the multimedia content;
receiving, from the voice interaction device, a response from the client to the second-factor authentication request associated with the presentation of multimedia content;
performing at least one action that is associated with the incoming voice command, based at least in part on receipt of the second-factor authentication credentials from the client;
generating a data packet that includes computer executable instructions that automate the performance of the at least one action with respect to the client device based at least in part on an authentication of the identity of the client;
transmitting the data packet to the client device; and
transmitting a second message, via the voice interaction device, indicating a performance of the at least one action.

US Pat. No. 10,771,968

PHOTONIC AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM FOR A RECEIVER TERMINAL AND TRANSMITTER TERMINAL

KUANG-CHI INTELLIGENT PHO...

1. A method for right authentication in an authentication system, wherein the authentication system comprises a transmit terminal and a receive terminal, and the transmit terminal comprises a transmitter, the receive terminal comprises a receiver and a controller that are connected, and the method comprises:externally propagating, by the receiver, an acquired identification code information set corresponding to the receiver;
after receiving the identification code information set transmitted by the receiver, performing a first right authentication on whether the transmitter has operation rights by the transmitter according to the received identification code information set, and determining whether to allow converting transmitter information of the transmitter into a light signal for transmission according to an authentication result, where the transmitter information comprises at least a unique identification code of the transmitter;
wherein the first right authentication includes the following steps:
comparing the unique identification code of the transmitter with the received identification code information set, and if the received identification code information set comprises the unique identification code of the transmitter, controlling a light transmit device to switch to a enable state that allows converting transmitter information of the transmitter into the light signal for transmission;
after the receive terminal receives, by using a light receive device, the transmitter information that is transmitted by the transmitter in a light signal form, performing a second right authentication on the transmitter information by the controller;
wherein the second right authentication includes the following steps:
comparing a transmitter information with the identification code information set, and if the identification code information set includes the transmitter information, outputting a first control signal to a controllable lock to control unlocking of the controllable lock;
wherein the identification code information set comprises the unique identification code information of all transmitters corresponding to the receiver, wherein the all transmitters have rights to open a door controlled by the receiver;
wherein the transmitter further includes a power supply, a trigger switch, a control switch and a processor, where the trigger switch and the control switch are wired in series between the power supply and the light transmit device; a control end of the control switch is coupled to the processor, and the control switch switches between an on state and an off state according to a control signal output by the processor; the trigger switch is configured to switch between an on state and an off state in response to an operation of a user; and
wherein the receiver performs encrypting the identification code information set, and when the transmitter receives the encrypted identification code information set transmitted by the receiver, the transmitter performs decrypting the identification code information set.

US Pat. No. 10,771,967

ELECTRONIC DEVICE CREDENTIAL MANAGEMENT

Extreme Networks, Inc., ...

1. A method, comprising:installing a pre-shared key plug-in on an electronic device;
receiving, from the pre-shared key plug-in through a client management system, identification data associated with the electronic device;
assigning a pre-shared key to the electronic device using the identification data;
sending the pre-shared key to the electronic device;
configuring the electronic device to authenticate for a wireless network using the pre-shared key; and
allowing the electronic device to access the wireless network based on a status of an association between the pre-shared key and the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,966

ENCRYPTION METHOD, DECRYPTION METHOD, AND RELATED APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. An apparatus, comprising a processor and a transmitter;wherein the processor is configured to:
generate a first initial layer-3 message, wherein the first initial layer-3 message comprises a first part and a second part;
generate a keystream for encrypting the first initial layer-3 message; and
perform an exclusive OR operation on the keystream and the first initial layer-3 message, to generate a second initial layer-3 message, wherein the second initial layer-3 message comprises an encrypted first part of the first initial layer-3 message, an unencrypted second part of the first initial layer-3 message, and an encryption indication indicating that the first part of the first initial layer-3 message is encrypted;wherein the transmitter is configured to:transmit the second initial layer-3 message to a network device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,965

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PHOTO RECOGNITION-BASED IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION

LexisNexis Risk Solutions...

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:receiving a set of identity information associated with a user;
querying one or more databases with at least a portion of the set of identity information;
receiving, in response to the querying, independent personally identifiable information (PII) associated with the user;
retrieving, based at least in part on the PII, one or more target images having a connection to the PII, the one or more target images categorized by subject classification;
retrieving a set of control images having subject classifications corresponding to the one or more target images;
sending, for display on a computing device associated with the user, the one or more target images and the corresponding set of control images with instructions for user selection;
receiving, responsive to the sending, a selection response; and
responsive to receiving one or more correct selection responses, sending, for display on the computing device associated with the user, an indication of authentication.

US Pat. No. 10,771,964

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING ENCRYPTED STORAGE WITHIN APPLICATION SANDBOX

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A....

1. A method for providing encrypted storage, comprising:in a mobile electronic device comprising at least one computer processor executing a mobile application:
establishing a valid session with a user;
deriving a Device Private Key and a Device Public Key;
generating a Device Random Number;
sending the Device Random Number and the Device Public key to an authentication platform;
receiving, from the authentication platform, a Server Public Key, a Server Random Number, and a Server AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) Key, the Server Public Key, the Server Random Number, and the Server AES Key wrapped with the Device Public Key;
unwrapping the Server Public Key, the Server Random Number, and the Server AES Key;
generating a Device AES Key based on the Server Random Number and a New Device Random Number;
generating a Master AES Cache Key based on the Device AES Key and the Server AES Key; and
encrypting data with the Master AES Cache Key and storing the encrypted data in secure storage.

US Pat. No. 10,771,963

METHOD AND BROWSER FOR BROWSING WEB PAGE, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZ...

1. A method for browsing a web page, comprising:configuring a private browsing mode and a non-private browsing mode for browsing a web page on a user terminal;
receiving a web page browsing request from a browsing user;
displaying on a screen of the user terminal a prompting message requesting the browsing user to input an identity image;
collecting the identity image of the browsing user;
extracting image characteristics information from the identity image of the browsing user for being used as identity information of the browsing user;
comparing the identity information of the browsing user with prestored identity information of an owner user to determine whether the browsing user is the owner user;
browsing a web page in the private browsing mode upon determining the browsing user is the owner user of the user terminal, including: preserving none of browsing records or input histories, and recording a bookmark saved by the browsing user, wherein the bookmark is visible in the private browsing mode only and is unable to be exported; and
browsing the web page in the non-private mode upon determining the browsing user is a non-owner user of the user terminal, including: preserving browsing records and recording input histories, and denying the browsing user from accessing the private browsing mode.

US Pat. No. 10,771,962

METHOD FOR UPDATING POLICY INFORMATION, NETWORK DEVICE AND TERMINAL DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:determining, by a terminal device, a Policy Section Identifier (PSI) list, wherein UE policy is divided into different policy sections, and a PSI in the PSI list is used to identify a policy section; and
sending, by the terminal device, the PSI list to a first network device;
wherein the PSI comprises a Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) identifier and a first identifier, and the PLMN identifier and the first identifier are used to identify the policy section.

US Pat. No. 10,771,961

METHOD FOR REPORTING FEEDBACK INFORMATION FOR V2X COMMUNICATION AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for processing signals by a user equipment (UE) in a V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a network, a first message including information about at least one V2X UE type and a time interval represented by a start time and a stop time;
when a current time is within the start time and the stop time, scaling down a reporting period for reporting a second message as a response of the first message; and
transmitting the second message to the network periodically according to the scaled down reporting period,
wherein, when the current time is not within the start time and the stop time, the second message is transmitted periodically according to an initially configured reporting period.

US Pat. No. 10,771,960

DELAYING TRANSMISSION DEPENDING ON TRANSMISSION TYPE AND UE PROCESSING CAPABILITIES

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a user equipment for performing transmissions of data in a wireless communication network, the method comprising:receiving a first indication from a radio network node, wherein the user equipment comprises at least one default delay value and wherein the first indication indicates a first delay value from the at least one default delay value for a transmission of data from the user equipment;
performing a first transmission of data to the radio network node, wherein a timing of the first transmission is based on the indicated first delay value;
receiving a control message from the radio network node, wherein the control message comprises information related to at least one second delay value; wherein the information is for configuring a second table in the user equipment, and wherein the second table comprises the at least one second delay value;
receiving a second indication from the radio network node, wherein the second indication indicates a second delay value from the at least one second delay value for a transmission of data from the user equipment; and
performing a second transmission of data to the radio network node wherein a timing of the second transmission is based on the indicated second delay value.

US Pat. No. 10,771,959

RECOMMENDING APPLICATIONS USING SOCIAL NETWORKING INFORMATION

FACEBOOK, INC., Menlo Pa...

1. A method comprising:receiving, during an initial configuration of a mobile device by a user, a user identifier corresponding to the user of the mobile device;
identifying, by at least one processor and based on the user identifier, a first application not previously installed by the user to recommend to the user of the mobile device during the initial configuration of the mobile device;
identifying, by the at least one processor, social networking system information associated with all social networking system users within a social networking system who have downloaded and installed the first application, wherein the social networking system information corresponds to a relevancy for identifying the first application as a recommendation for the user of the mobile device;
identifying, by the at least one processor and based on the user identifier, a second application the user previously installed on a different mobile device to recommend to the user of the mobile device during the initial configuration of the mobile device; and
providing, for presentation to the user of the mobile device within a single display and during the initial configuration of the mobile device, application recommendations comprising the first application not previously installed by the user, the social networking system information associated with all the social networking system users within the social networking system who have downloaded and installed the first application, and the second application the user previously installed on the different mobile device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,958

CAPABILITY- AND USER-BASED PROFILE DOWNLOADS FOR NETWORKED DEVICES

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

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a subscription management application program interface (SMA) of an embedded subscriber identification module (eSIM) system, a notification indicating a firmware over-the-air (FOTA) update of an end-point;
parsing, with the eSIM system, the notification into a first group of one or more functions associated with the end-point;
based at least on the parsing, determining, with the eSIM system, that the first group of one or more functions includes at least one new function; and
sending a first signal from the SMA to a subscription management module (SMM) to cause the SMM to send a second message to the end-point,
wherein the second message causes the end-point to provide an output to request user input regarding acceptance of the at least one new function.

US Pat. No. 10,771,957

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS CONTROL METHOD TO EXCHANGE SERVICES

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A first wireless communication apparatus, comprising:circuitry configured to:
connect to a wireless mesh network with a plurality of wireless communication apparatuses;
receive a first signal from a second wireless communication apparatus,
wherein the received first signal includes first user information related to a user of the second wireless communication apparatus;
store a block list generated based on the first user information and a service of a plurality of services; and
control to prohibit communication for the service between the wireless mesh network and the second wireless communication apparatus based on a result of a comparison between the first user information and the block list, wherein the first user information is included in the block list of the service.

US Pat. No. 10,771,956

SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION MODULE (SIM) TASK SCHEDULER FOR DUAL SIM DEVICES USING CITIZENS BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE NETWORK

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method for task scheduling with a subscriber identification module (SIM) radio controller in a dual SIM device, the method comprising:determining, by a SIM radio controller, quality of service (QoS) levels for each service running on a dual SIM device, wherein a first SIM and first radio is connected to a first network of one of an unlicensed spectrum network or a licensed spectrum network, both the unlicensed spectrum network and the licensed spectrum network being operated by a service provider;
scanning, by a second SIM and second radio, available network connections operated by the service provider;
measuring, by the dual SIM device, a QoS level for each service;
checking, by the SIM radio controller, measured QoS levels against required QoS levels; and
remaining on the first network when the measured QoS levels at least meet the required QoS levels.

US Pat. No. 10,771,955

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING PROFILE OF TERMINAL IN MOBILE NETWORK

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, wherein the terminal is capable of connecting with a first universal integrated circuit card (UICC) and includes a second UICC, the method comprising:receiving, on a display of the terminal, a first user input for displaying a profile list, while the terminal being connected with the first UICC and the second UICC being installed with at least one profile;
displaying, on the display of the terminal, the profile list based on the first user input, the profile list including a first profile corresponding to the first UICC and at least one second profile corresponding to the second UICC;
identifying a user-selectable profile from the profile list based on a second user input for selecting the profile, the second user input being received on the display; and
applying the user-selectable profile to the terminal,
wherein, each user-selectable profile of the profile list includes a subscriber identifier and a security key for a profile.

US Pat. No. 10,771,954

ROAM PREVENTION FOR STATIONARY CLIENT DEVICES IN AREAS OF ACCESS POINT COVERAGE OVERLAP

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A method of controlling a network of wireless access points (APs), including:monitoring one or more client devices, including a first client device, in a network including a plurality of APs, the plurality of APs operating jointly as a virtual controller for the plurality of APs;
determining by the plurality of APs that the first client device is stationary and is located in an AP-overlap area in which there is an overlap between coverage areas of two or more of the plurality of APs, wherein determining by the plurality of APs whether the first client device is in the AP-overlap area is based at least in part on a comparison of AP-to-client signal-strength values to a threshold;
in response to the detection that the first client device is stationary and is located in the AP-overlap area, the plurality of APs further:
assigning a first AP of the two or more APs to be a preferred AP for the client device, and
preventing roaming by the first client device, including directing any AP of the plurality of APs other than the first AP to avoid connecting with the client device while the client device is stationary; and
in response to a detection that the first client device is no longer stationary, the plurality of APs further:
clearing the assignment of the first AP as the preferred AP for the first client device, and
allowing roaming by the first client device to resume, including allowing APs of the plurality of APs in addition to the first AP to connect with the first client device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,951

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS AMONGST GROUPS OF DEVICES BASED ON SHARED DATA

RAPIDSOS, INC., New York...

12. An emergency management system comprising a network component and at least one processor coupled to the network component, the at least one processor operative to:a) detect a request for assistance from a communication device, wherein the request comprises emergency data from a second device authorized to share emergency data with the communication device;
b) determine an emergency dispatch center (EDC) serving a jurisdiction of the second device based on at least the emergency data from the second device;
c) establish a communication session between the communication device and the EDC, wherein:
i) a first data channel is established between the communication device and the EMS;
ii) a second data channel is established between the EMS and the EDC; and
iii) the first and second data channels are bridged to establish the communication session; and
d) provide a data set comprising the emergency data from the second device to the EDC.

US Pat. No. 10,771,950

SYSTEMS AND USER INTERFACES FOR EMERGENCY DATA INTEGRATION

RAPIDSOS, INC., New York...

1. A system comprising:a) an emergency management system (EMS) configured for delivering emergency data to an emergency service provider (ESP), the EMS comprising a memory, a network component, and at least one processor, operatively coupled to the network component, the at least one processor of the EMS operative to:
i) detect an active communication link established between the EMS and a first ESP through an emergency response application executed on a computing device at the first ESP;
(ii) receive a first emergency alert generated by an electronic device, the first emergency alert comprising emergency data comprising a first location and a first device identifier associated with the electronic device, wherein the emergency alert is not a phone call between the electronic device and the first ESP;
iii) automatically access one or more geofences associated with one or more emergency service providers (ESPs) from a geofence database, the one or more geofences comprising a first geofence associated with the first ESP;
iv) determine that the first location is within the first geofence associated with the first ESP;
v) in response to determining that the first location is within the first geofence associated with the first ESP, associate the first emergency alert with an identifier of the first ESP; and
vi) in response to both detecting the active communication link between the EMS and the first ESP and associating the first emergency alert with the identifier of the first ESP, automatically transmit the emergency data to the first ESP through the active communication link; and
b) an emergency response system comprising at least one processor, a memory, a user interface, a network component, a display, and at least one processor, operatively coupled to the network component, the at least one processor of the emergency response system operative to:
i) provide an emergency response application comprising a graphical user interface (GUI) at the first ESP displaying an interactive map;
ii) establish the active communication link between the EMS and the first ESP through the emergency response application before the EMS receives the emergency alert;
iii) automatically receive the emergency data from the EMS through the active communication link; and
iv) display the first location within the interactive map as an incident location associated with the first device identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,771,949

ACTIVATING AN EMERGENCY MODE ASSOCIATED WITH A USER DEVICE

Capital One Services, LLC...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by an emergency dispatch user device and from a first user device, emergency data indicating that the first user device activated an emergency mode and is associated with an emergency,
the emergency data including information indicating a severity of the emergency;
identifying, by the emergency dispatch user device and from the emergency data, a first location of the first user device;
performing, by the emergency dispatch user device and using the information indicating the severity of the emergency, a lookup in a data structure to determine the severity of the emergency;
determining, by the emergency dispatch user device and based on the severity of the emergency, a threshold proximity associated with the first location;
obtaining, by the emergency dispatch user device, location data identifying, for at least one other user device, at least one second location associated with the at least one other user device,
the location data having been received, from the at least one other user device, via an application that is associated with the emergency dispatch user device and operating on the at least one other user device;
determining, by the emergency dispatch user device, that a particular user device, of the at least one other user device, is associated with a second location, of the at least one second location, that is within the threshold proximity;
determining, by the emergency dispatch user device and based on the emergency data, first notification data for the particular user device, the first notification data comprising:
information indicating that the particular user device is within the threshold proximity, and
a set of instructions that cause the particular user device to activate the emergency mode for enabling the particular user device to gather data related to the emergency;
providing, by the emergency dispatch user device and to the particular user device, the first notification data; and
providing, by the emergency dispatch user device and to a separate user device associated with an emergency responder, second notification data,
the second notification data being different from the first notification data,
the separate user device not being included in the at least one other user device,
and
the second notification data comprising:
information identifying that the first user device has activated the emergency mode, and
location information of the first user device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,948

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING A SPATIAL POSITION OF A MOBILE TRANSMITTER, MAN-OVER-BOARD DETECTION SYSTEM

1. A system for monitoring a spatial position of a mobile transmitter, the system comprising:a number of at least two base stations for receiving at each base station a radio frequency signal emitted by the mobile transmitter,
wherein at least one of the number of the at least two base stations is configured to establish a wireless data communication with the mobile transmitter and the at least one base station is connected to a further device of a communication network, and
wherein the mobile transmitter is configured to establish a wireless communication link to the further device of the communication network via the at least one base station; and
a processing unit for obtaining signal strength of the radio frequency signal received by the number of the at least two base stations, computing a spatial position of the mobile transmitter based on the signal strengths of the received radio frequency signals, determining whether or not the computed spatial position of the mobile transmitter is outside a predetermined spatial area, and generating an alert indication if the computed spatial position of the mobile transmitter is outside the predetermined spatial area,
wherein the signal strength of the radio frequency signals obtained by the processing unit comprise a signal strength of the at least one base station which is connected to a further device of a communication network.

US Pat. No. 10,771,947

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TWIDDLE FACTOR GENERATION FOR USE WITH A PROGRAMMABLE MIXED-RADIX DFT/IDFT PROCESSOR

Cavium, LLC., Santa Clar...

1. A device containing a programmable vector processor (PVP) able to process data for network communication, comprising:a state machine configured to generate twiddle factor control (TFC) signals, scaling control signals, and radix engine control signals;
a twiddle factor generator coupled to the state machine and able to provide twiddle factor data in accordance with the TFC signals;
a scaling unit coupled to the state machine and operable to scale pipeline vector data based on the scaling control signals; and
a mixed radix engine coupled to the state machine and configured to generate a first radix result via radix factorization in response to the radix engine control signals.

US Pat. No. 10,771,945

TRACKING AND THEFT-RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR MOBILE ASSETS

Discovery Limited, Sandt...

1. A system for tracking objects using smartphones, the smartphones each including a memory, long and short range communications modules, a location determination module, and a processor, the system comprising:a plurality of tracking devices each attached to an object to be tracked and including a short range communications module;
a server;
smartphone software configured for the smartphone, the smartphone software configured to be executed upon the processor to:
store in the memory an identification of the smartphone;
access the long range communication module for communication over a cellular communication network;
access the short range communications module for receiving short range signals transmitted from tracking devices, the received signal including at least an identification of the tracking device;
access the location determination module to determine the location of the smartphone;
on receipt of a short range distress signal from a tracking device, obtaining a location from the location module; and
transmitting a signal corresponding to the short range distress signal to the server via the long range communication module, the signal including at least the identification of the tracking device, a time of receipt of the short range signal from the tracking device and the determined location of the tracking device when the short range signal was received;
server software executable by the server to:
receive an authentication request from a smartphone, the authentication request including an identification of a tracking device and an identification of the smartphone from which the request is received;
access the memory to determine if the smartphone from which the authentication request is received is an authorized smartphone for the tracking device; and
if the smartphone is an authorized device, then transmitting an authentication message back to the smartphone via the long range communication modules;
the smartphone software further configured to communicate the authentication message to the tracking device, and if the authentication message indicates the smartphone is an authorized device, the tracking device does not activate the short range communication module to periodically transmit short range wireless distress signals;
the smartphone software installed in a plurality of smartphones, each of the smartphones thereby configured to receive short range distress signals and to transmit the corresponding signal to the server via the long range communication module, whereby a plurality of smartphones respond to distress signals from a given tracking device.

US Pat. No. 10,771,944

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MULTIPOINT ACCESS WITHIN A MOBILE 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, comprising:
identifying a packet data protocol session that supports a first exchange of data between a mobile application of a first mobile device and a first recipient device, wherein the first exchange of data comprises a directing of the first exchange of data through a network element;
obtaining a request to identify a second recipient device, prior to a time of initiation of the first exchange of data;
in accordance with the request, identifying the second recipient device; and
initiating a second exchange of data between the mobile application and the second recipient device by way of the packet data protocol session,
wherein the packet data protocol session comprises a first point-to-point link between the mobile application and a first port of the network element and a second point-to-point link between a second port of the network element and the first recipient device,
wherein the second exchange of data also comprises a directing of the second exchange of data through the network element without modifying the first exchange of data,
wherein the second port of the network element is one of a plurality of ports of the network element providing a plurality of secure data connections, wherein each of the plurality of secure data connections is associated with a different predefined port of the plurality of ports of the network element.

US Pat. No. 10,771,943

PRIVACY-ENHANCED METHOD FOR LINKING AN ESIM PROFILE

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A method of provisioning a mobile device configured to communicate on a mobile communications network operated by a mobile network operator, the method comprising:determining, by the mobile device in communication with the mobile network operator, a data plan for accessing the mobile communications network operated by the mobile network operator;
generating, by the mobile device, a temporary EID (TEID) based on an indicator of a hash algorithm, a nonce, and a hash generated using the hash algorithm, wherein the hash is generated based on the indicator, nonce, and EID of the mobile device;
sending, by the mobile device to the mobile network operator, the TEID to identify the mobile device in lieu of using the device's EID, wherein the TEID is stored in a data store and an eSIM profile for the mobile device is associated the TEID;
receiving, by the mobile device from the mobile network operator, an activation code associated with the data plan;
sending, by the mobile device to an eSIM server indicated by the activation code, the device's EID over a secure communications channel; and
receiving, by the mobile device via the secure communications channel, subscription credentials for accessing the mobile communications network operated by the mobile network operator in accordance with the data plan, the subscription credentials provided based in part on a verification of the hash contained in the TEID stored in the data store to a hash generated using the indicator and nonce contained in the stored TEID and the device's EID received over the secure communications channel.

US Pat. No. 10,771,941

VEHICLE SYSTEM DEVICE AND VEHICLE SYSTEM

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. A vehicle system device used in a vehicle system that enables an in-vehicle device used in a vehicle and a mobile device carried by a user to transmit and receive a signal via a wireless communication, the vehicle system device provided as the in-vehicle device or the mobile device, the vehicle system device comprising:a time measurement unit configured to measure a time from a time point at which a reception intensity of the signal, which is transmitted via the wireless communication and received by the vehicle system device, exceeds a threshold to a time point at which the reception intensity falls below the threshold, and the threshold being within a receivable range of the reception intensity of the signal for the vehicle system device; and
an inside-outside determination unit configured to execute an inside-outside determination of determining that the mobile device is located inside a vehicle interior of the vehicle when a measurement time, which is provided as the time measured by the time measurement unit, is equal to or more than a predetermined value, and determining that the mobile device is located outside the vehicle interior of the vehicle when the measurement time is less than the predetermined value.

US Pat. No. 10,771,940

IN-VEHICLE DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. An in-vehicle device comprising:a first communicator configured for communication with other in-vehicle devices;
a second communicator configured for communication with a predetermined transmission destination;
a storage that stores:
a plurality of information pieces, and
a list including information that identifies the plurality of information pieces, respectively; and
a controller configured to:
perform transmission processing for transmitting at least a part of the plurality of information pieces stored in the storage to the predetermined transmission destination,
transmit the list to a first in-vehicle device of the other in-vehicle devices and receive, from the first in-vehicle device through the first communicator, a first list including information that identifies information pieces each held by any of the other in-vehicle devices including the first in-vehicle device, and
determine, when a first information piece is present in the storage, whether or not to transmit the first information piece in the transmission processing, depending on whether or not a predetermined condition is met, wherein information that identifies the first information piece is included in both the first list and the list.

US Pat. No. 10,771,939

ORIENTATION OF DIRECTIONAL ANTENNAS USING HORIZONTAL POSITION INFORMATION

Amazon Technologies, Inc,...

1. A system to wirelessly transmit digital content, the system comprising:a fixed location, including:
a first directional antenna configured to wirelessly transmit digital content in a first direction;
a first omnidirectional antenna configured to wirelessly receive first position information from a first vehicle that is aerially navigating at a location remote from the fixed location; and
a first directional antenna orientation controller configured to orient the first directional antenna based at least in part on the first position information received by the first omnidirectional antenna;
the first vehicle including:
a second omnidirectional antenna configured to wirelessly receive second position information from a second vehicle, the second position information including a horizontal position and an altitude corresponding to the second vehicle;
a second directional antenna configured to wirelessly receive the digital content transmitted from the first directional antenna;
a second directional antenna orientation controller configured to orient the second directional antenna so that it is oriented toward the first directional antenna and able to receive the digital content while the first vehicle is in motion; and
a third antenna configured to wirelessly transmit the digital content to the second vehicle so that the digital content is received by a fourth antenna at the second vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,771,937

EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION APPARATUS

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. An emergency notification apparatus used in a vehicle, the emergency notification apparatus comprising:a position detector that sequentially detects a position of a subject vehicle, wherein the position detector is configured to detect the position of the subject vehicle based on a positioning signal received from a positioning satellite and detect the position of the subject vehicle by inertial navigation;
a notification portion that issues an emergency notification when a state of emergency is caused in the subject vehicle;
a map information acquisition portion that acquires map information around the subject vehicle from an outside of the subject vehicle in response to a total number of positioning satellites whose positioning signal is received being smaller than a specified value; and
a correction portion that sequentially corrects the position of the subject vehicle by sequentially performing map matching between a road indicated by the map information acquired by the map information acquisition portion and the position of the subject vehicle detected by the inertial navigation in response to the number of the positioning satellites whose positioning signal is received being smaller than the specified value,
wherein:
the notification portion issues the emergency notification that includes the position of the subject vehicle corrected by the correction portion in a case where (i) the state of emergency of the subject vehicle has been caused in the subject vehicle, and (ii) the correction portion sequentially corrects the position of the subject vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,771,936

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CREATING ABSTRACTIONS OF REAL AND VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS AND OBJECTS SUBJECT TO LATENCY CONSTRAINTS

Sensoriant, Inc., Cedar ...

1. A method, comprising:receiving over one or more communication links a plurality of input data feeds, at least a first of the input data feeds being received from one or more sensors and/or Internet Connected devices (ICDs) located in an environment, the first input data feed including information relating to the environment, the input data feeds including data that is arranged in different formats, wherein the environment includes a set of text-based messages transmitted in accordance with a text-based messaging system over a communications network, the first input data feed including a plurality of messages communicated in accordance with the text-based messaging system;
organizing data in the input data feeds into a plurality of data records that are in a common data record format;
processing each of the data records to obtain at one or more prescribed scales one or more abstractions concerning the environment, each abstraction specifying a change in an information parameter with respect to some other parameter, the information parameter reflecting a characteristic of the environment;
wherein the processing is a function of either the input arrival rate, or a data feed processing rate, or both;
storing the abstractions for subsequent use by one or more applications; and
wherein the text-based messages are assignable to conceptual categories and further comprising comparing words to a database of conceptual categories to identify at least one conceptual category associated with each of the words, wherein organizing the data into the plurality of data records includes organizing each of the words and its associated at least one conceptual category into one of the data records such that the word and its associated at least one conceptual category each define an information parameter included in the respective data record, wherein the abstraction includes a change in one or more of the conceptual categories with which a word is associated.

US Pat. No. 10,771,935

DEVICE LOCATING USING ANGLE OF ARRIVAL MEASUREMENTS

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...

1. A system, comprising:a plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices within an indoor location, each of the plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices configured to communicate in a network;
a server coupled to the plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices, the server configured to receive from each radio frequency-enabled device of the plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices position determination information and identifying information related to each of the plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices; and
a data storage coupled to the server, the data storage configured to store the received position determination information and the identifying information related to each of the plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices;
wherein each respective radio frequency-enabled device of the plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices includes:
a processor,
a radio frequency transceiver and
a memory, wherein the memory and the radio frequency transceiver are coupled to the processor, and the memory stores programming code executable by the processor,
wherein the processor, upon executing the stored programming code, being configured to:
upon receiving a signal from another radio frequency-enabled device of the plurality of radio frequency-enabled devices, obtain an angle of arrival indication of the received signal;
obtain position determination information of the other radio frequency device from the received signal, the position determination information including information related to a height of the other radio frequency device;
based on the obtained angle of arrival indication and the position determination information, generate position related information of the respective radio frequency-enabled device; and
forward to the server a message including a radio frequency-enabled device identifier of the respective radio frequency-enabled device and the position related information of the respective radio frequency-enabled device within the indoor location.

US Pat. No. 10,771,934

APPARATUS, SYSTEM, METHODS AND NETWORK FOR COMMUNICATING INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH DIGITAL IMAGES

1. A method for communicating information associated with digital images including the steps of:providing a first non-transitory medium having a network location;
providing a second non-transitory medium, the second non-transitory medium including a wireless digital image capturing device;
providing a software routine resident on the first non-transitory medium for wirelessly relaying instructions between the first and the second non-transitory mediums;
detecting a user initiated request communicated wirelessly from the wireless digital image capturing device to wirelessly transmit a digital image from the secondary non-transitory medium to the first non-transitory medium;
authenticating the user initiated request with a login identification associated with the user and the network location uniquely generated for the user;
prompting the user to provide identifier information for the digital image wirelessly from the wireless digital image capturing device and encoding the network destination information provided by the user within a portion of the digital image, the network destination information operable to uniquely identify a process for processing the digital image;
wherein the process for processing the digital image comprises at least one process selected from the group consisting of compressing the digital image, filtering the digital image, generating a thumbnail of the digital image, flagging the digital image for subsequent thumbnail generation, resizing the digital image, converting the digital image to a different digital format, updating a database with the image, converting the digital image to a traditional print, dynamically generating a web site containing the digital image, dynamically generating a web page containing the digital image and combinations thereof; and
updating the network location wirelessly with the digital image and associated identifier information.

US Pat. No. 10,771,933

SIMPLIFIED MESSAGE GROUPING AND DISPLAY

Snap Inc., Santa Monica,...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, at a first client device comprising one or more hardware processors and a memory, a plurality of messages grouped within a conversation into a plurality of groups;
generating a first overlaid card by arranging a first message group of a first of the plurality of groups on the first overlaid card;
generating a second overlaid card by arranging a second message group of a second of the plurality of groups on the second overlaid card;
receiving an image within the conversation;
displaying the first and second overlaid cards with messages received earlier than the image; and
displaying the image in a full screen view after the display of the first and second overlaid cards.

US Pat. No. 10,771,932

DEVICE ACTIONS BASED ON DEVICE POWER

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A method comprising, by a server computing device:receiving a first message indicating a first notification mode of a mobile computing device of a user, wherein the received first message comprises information from one or more sensors of the mobile computing device of the user, and wherein the first notification mode is determined locally on the mobile computing device based at least in part on the information from the one or more sensors of the mobile computing device of the user and a custom preference set by the user;
determining an activity of the user based at least in part on the information from the one or more sensors of the mobile computing device of the user;
determining a second notification mode of the mobile computing device based on the determined activity of the user and the information from the one or more sensors of the mobile computing device of the user, wherein the second notification mode corresponds to the server computing device pushing notifications to the mobile computing device at a higher rate than the first notification mode;
sending an instruction to the mobile computing device to adjust a current notification mode of the mobile computing device according to the second notification mode;
determining an affinity score between the user and a sender of a second message to be sent to the user, wherein the affinity score indicates a level of interest of the user to the second message, wherein the level of interest is based on at least a social affinity between the user and the sender of the second message;
determining, based at least in part on the second notification mode of the mobile computing device, whether to transmit the second message to the mobile computing device by comparing the affinity score of the second message to a threshold, wherein the threshold is dynamically adjusted in real-time based on the second notification mode; and
sending the second message in response to the affinity score being higher than the threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,771,931

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REQUESTING SIB IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for requesting, by a user equipment (UE), a system information block (SIB) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving an SIB list comprising one or more SIBs supported by a cell from a radio access network (RAN);
receiving, from the RAN, SIB broadcast information informing the UE whether an SIB supported by the cell is broadcast in a broadcast control channel (BCCH) period;
detecting a missing SIB based on the SIB list and the SIB broadcast information; and
requesting the missing SIB from the RAN,
wherein the missing SIB is an SIB that is not broadcast in the BCCH period among the SIBs comprised in the SIB list.

US Pat. No. 10,771,930

MOBILE BROADCAST/RECEIVER DEVICE AND SYSTEM

15. A method of filtering incoming information broadcast over a local area, comprising:publicly broadcasting user personal information input by a user and stored in memory, at least initially without forming an individual connection with another device for the purpose of broadcasting the user personal information;
receiving incoming information broadcast over a local area and storing it in memory, at least initially without forming an individual connection with another device for the purpose of receiving the incoming information;
filtering the incoming information broadcast over a local area based upon user choices stored in memory; and
displaying to the user in infographic form the filtered incoming information.

US Pat. No. 10,771,929

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING V2X COMMUNICATION ON BASIS OF CELL GROUP INFORMATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication by a multi-cell coordination entity (MCE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving information on a cell group from a first base station (BS);
transmitting the information on the cell group received from the first BS to a mobility management entity (MME);
receiving an MBMS session start request message including the information on the cell group from the MME; and
transmitting the MBMS session start request message including the information on the cell group received from the MME to one or more second BSs based on the information on the cell group received from the MME,
wherein the information on the cell group is information related to a cell group to which a V2X message generated in a cell managed by the first BS is to be transferred, and
wherein the second BS is a BS that manages a cell belonging to the cell group to which the V2X message generated in the cell managed by the first BS is to be transferred.

US Pat. No. 10,771,928

COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR REQUESTING RELAY SERVICE, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by first user equipment (UE), a first request message from a second UE, wherein the first request message comprises a first multimedia broadcast/multicast service service area identity (MBMS SAT) set, wherein the first MBMS SAI set comprises a first MBMS SAT, wherein the first MBMS SAI identifies a first multimedia broadcast/multicast service (MBMS) service area, wherein the first MBMS service area is a service area of a first MBMS, and the first MBMS is provided by a group communication application server for the second UE;
obtaining, by the first UE, a second MBMS SAI set, wherein the second MBMS SAI set comprises a second MBMS SAT, wherein the second MBMS SAI identifies a second MBMS service area, wherein a camping cell of the first UE belongs to the second MBMS service area, and wherein the first MBMS SAI and the second MBMS SAI are the same or different, and the first MBMS service area and the second MBMS service area are the same or different;
determining, by the first UE, whether the second MBMS SAI set comprises a SAI existing in the first MBMS SAI set;
sending, by the first UE, a first response message to the second UE in response to determining the second MBMS SAI set comprises a SAI in the first MBMS SAI set, wherein the first response message indicates that the first UE is configured to provide the second UE with a relay service for the first MBMS;
determining, by the first UE, not to send a first response message to the second UE in response to determining the second MBMS SAI set does not comprise a SAI in the first MBMS SAI set;
receiving, by the first UE, a second request message sent from the second UE in response to the first UE sending the first response message, wherein the second request message requests the first UE to provide the second UE with the relay service for the first MBMS; and
sending, by the first UE, in response to receiving the second request message, a second response message to the second UE, wherein the second response message instructs the second UE to receive service data of the first MBMS from the first UE, and the second response message includes monitoring duration information that indicates a duration in which the first UE will monitor the first MBMS for the second UE.

US Pat. No. 10,771,927

IDENTIFICATION AND LOCATION OF PERSONAL AREA NETWORK DEVICE

SR Technologies, Inc., S...

1. A method for a wireless receiver, the wireless receiver being in communication with a first wireless transmitter/receiver that pages a second wireless transmitter/receiver to establish a communication between the first wireless transmitter/receiver and the second wireless transmitter/receiver, the wireless receiver and the first wireless transmitter/receiver being movable to a plurality of different locations, the method comprising:at each of the plurality of different locations of the wireless receiver, and for each establishment of a communication between the first wireless transmitter/receiver and the second wireless transmitter/receiver:
recording the location of the wireless receiver and the first wireless transmitter/receiver;
receiving a plurality of packets transmitted by the first wireless transmitter/receiver and transmitted by the second wireless transmitter/receiver;
for each of the received plurality of packets:
recording reception times of packets transmitted by the first wireless transmitter/receiver and the second wireless transmitter/receiver;
if a predefined amount of time has passed without receipt of a packet:
calculating a time delay, td, based at least in part on the recorded reception time of each packet; and
determining a location of the second wireless transmitter/receiver based on the calculated time delay; and
determining a target location of the second wireless transmitter/receiver based on a plurality of the determined locations of the second wireless transmitter/receiver.

US Pat. No. 10,771,926

PACKAGE TRACKING SYSTEM

1. A tracking unit, comprising:a casing first half having an outer surface and a lower edge;
a casing second half having an outer surface and a lower edge, the casing second half is removably and securely attached to the casing first half with a plurality of fasteners, the casing first half and the casing second half define an interior where a plurality of electronic parts reside;
a camera lens disposed on the outer surface of the casing first half;
a first indicia location, a second indicia location, and a third indicia location disposed on the outer surface of the casing second half;
a battery indicator light and a light sensor provided at the lower edge of the casing first half;
an activation switch attached to an inner portion of the casing second half;
a pair of notched halves forming a charging port located on a pair of corresponding ends of each of the casing halves when the casing halves are conjoined, the charging port enables passage of a pull tab to pass therethrough;
a battery affixed within the casing second half;
a cellular module, a GPS receiver, a camera, a SIM card, the charging port, and the activation switch are all affixed to the casing second half and are all in electrical communication with the battery; and,
a cable having a first terminal end and an opposing second end, the first terminal end of the cable is mechanically affixed to the pull tab and the opposing second terminal end of the cable is affixed within an individual tracker slot of a shipping container holder, the shipping container holder includes a plurality of tracker slots each sized to hold the tracking unit therein, the charging port and the activation switch is capable of being connected to the pull tab.

US Pat. No. 10,771,925

LOCALIZATION METHODS AND SYSTEM USING THE SAME

UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP LTD,...

1. A computer-implemented localization method for a localization tag, comprising executing on a processor steps of:broadcasting a ranging frame in a awake state of the localization tag, wherein the localization tag stores a ranging anchor list, and the ranging frame is generated according to the ranging anchor list, and wherein the ranging frame comprises an anchor identifier bit, a part of anchor identifiers or all of the anchor identifiers in an anchor identification field of the ranging anchor list are read to generate the ranging frame in response to the ranging anchor list not being empty, and the anchor identification bit of the ranging frame is empty in response to the ranging anchor list being empty;
obtaining a response frame returned by a first anchor according to the ranging frame; wherein, the response frame comprises an anchor identifier of the first anchor, a time of the first anchor receiving the ranging frame, a time of the first anchor transmitting the response frame, and a nearby anchor list; wherein, the nearby anchor list comprises an anchor identifier of a second anchor within a preset range of the first anchor, and the nearby anchor list is updated by the first anchor according to a wireless data frame received from the second anchor;
updating the ranging anchor list according to the response frame; and
calculating a distance between the localization tag and the first anchor based on a time of broadcasting the ranging frame, a time of receiving the response frame, the time of the first anchor receiving the ranging frame, and the time of the first anchor transmitting the response frame.

US Pat. No. 10,771,923

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR THE LOCATION AND MONITORING OF MOBILE UNITS

1. A method for locating mobile devices in an area, comprising:separately receiving, by first and second unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at each of a plurality of locations, wireless signals from a mobile device, the first and second UAVs flying in wireless communication range with the mobile device,
wherein the wireless signals transmitted from the mobile device at the plurality of locations comprise identification information of the mobile device, and further comprise bursts transmitted at short and long transmission intervals, wherein the long interval is significantly longer than the short interval,
wherein the plurality of locations of the first and second UAVs are selected taking into account a reduction of location errors caused by Geometric Dilution Of Precision (GDOP), when locating the mobile device;
measuring, by the first UAV, a Time of Arrival (TOA) of each burst of the wireless signals as received by the first UAV at the plurality of locations;
measuring, by the second UAV, the TOA of each burst of the wireless signals as received by the second UAV at the plurality of locations;
associating, by the first UAV, TOA values at the time each burst of the wireless signals was received with the mobile device identification and with the location of the first UAV the time the wireless signals were received at the plurality of locations;
associating, by the second UAV, TOA values at the time each burst of the wireless signals was received with the mobile device identification and with the location of the second UAV at the time the wireless signals were received at the plurality of locations;
calculating a time offset between a mobile device clock and a first UAV clock based on the measured TOA by the first UAV of wireless signal bursts received at short intervals;
establishing communication between the first and second UAVs and a computer, the computer separated from the first and second UAVs;
reporting to the computer, by the first and second UAVs, the mobile device identification, the associated TOA values and the associated location information of the respective UAV at the time the wireless signals were received;
synchronizing a second UAV clock with the first UAV clock, and wherein a Time Difference of Arrival (TDOA) is calculated based on the TOA values respectively measured by the first and second UAVs at long intervals;
calculating the TDOA of wireless signal bursts based on the measured TOA of wireless signal bursts received at long intervals and said offset; and
estimating, the location of the mobile device in the area based on the calculated TDOA values and the location of the first and second UAVs at the times they received the wireless signal bursts.

US Pat. No. 10,771,921

PEDESTRIAN TERMINAL DEVICE, VEHICLE-MOUNTED TERMINAL DEVICE, PEDESTRIAN-TO-VEHICLE COMMUNICATION CONTROL DEVICE, PEDESTRIAN-TO-VEHICLE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND PEDESTRIAN-TO-VEHICLE COMMUNICATION METHOD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A pedestrian terminal device which is carried by a pedestrian and performs pedestrian-vehicle communication with a vehicle-mounted terminal device, the pedestrian terminal device comprising:a satellite positioning system that acquires a location of the pedestrian terminal device;
a pedestrian-vehicle communication device that communicates with the vehicle-mounted terminal device by the pedestrian-vehicle communication; and
a controller that controls the pedestrian-vehicle communication device,
wherein the pedestrian-vehicle communication device receives pedestrian information transmitted from another pedestrian terminal device that is present in the vicinity of the pedestrian terminal device, the pedestrian information including a location of the other pedestrian terminal, and
wherein the controller determines whether or not the pedestrian who carries the pedestrian terminal device is in an enclosure status based on the location of the pedestrian terminal device and the location of the other pedestrian terminal device included in the pedestrian information, the enclosure status representing that the pedestrian who carries the pedestrian terminal is surrounded by nearby pedestrians in a pedestrian group including the pedestrian and the nearby pedestrians,
the controller stops the pedestrian-vehicle communication in response to determining that the pedestrian who carries the pedestrian terminal device is in the enclosure status, and
the controller performs the pedestrian-pedestrian-vehicle communication in response to determining that the pedestrian who carries the pedestrian terminal device is located at an outer circumference of the pedestrian group.