US Patent No. 10,172,155

BUNDLING AND HYBRID AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST OPERATION FOR ENHANCED MACHINE-TYPE COMMUNICATION


Patent No. 10,172,155
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title Bundling And Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request Operation For Enhanced Machine-type Communication
Inventorship Alberto Rico Alvarino, San Diego, CA (US)
Wanshi Chen, San Diego, CA (US)
Hao Xu, San Deigo, CA (US)
Peter Gaal, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,172,155

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:communicating using a first set of bundled resources for an uplink data channel;
determining that a second set of bundled resources for a downlink control channel comprises an uplink grant with a same hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) process identifier as the uplink data channel, an uplink grant with a different hybrid automatic repeat HARQ process identifier than the uplink data channel, or a downlink grant;
identifying a time difference between the first set of bundled resources and the second set of bundled resources; and
communicating using the second set of bundled resources based at least in part on the determining and the identifying.