US Patent No. 10,172,172


Patent No. 10,172,172
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title Device-to-device Capability Signaling
Inventorship Sudhir Kumar Baghel, Bridgewater, NJ (US)
Peter Gaal, San Diego, CA (US)
Kapil Gulati, Franklin Park, NJ (US)
Amir Aminzadeh Gohari, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Assignee Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,172,172

1. A method for wireless communications, comprising:identifying one or more frequency bands configured for device-to-device (D2D) proximity service communications;
determining, based on the identified one or more frequency bands, a proximity service record indicative of communication capabilities associated with the identified one or more frequency bands based at least in part on a frequency band combination parameter, the frequency band combination parameter associated with a combination of one or more frequency bands available for non-D2D communications, wherein the proximity service record indicates non-D2D communication functions available when D2D proximity service communications are active; and
transmitting the proximity service record to a serving cell.