US Patent No. 10,194,436

WI-FI FRAMES INCLUDING FRAME EXTENSIONS


Patent No. 10,194,436
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Wi-fi Frames Including Frame Extensions
Inventorship Arjun Bharadwaj, San Diego, CA (US)
Bin Tian, San Diego, CA (US)
Sameer Vermani, San Diego, CA (US)
Youhan Kim, San Jose, CA (US)
Vishvabhusan Pati, San Jose, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,436

1. An apparatus for wireless communication, comprising:a processing system configured to:
generate a frame for transmitting data to one or more wireless nodes;
determine whether to include a frame extension after a data symbol in the frame;
determine a length of the frame extension, if the determination is to include the frame extension in the frame, based on an amount of data in the data symbol of the frame and on a ratio of useful coded data bits in the data symbol to total coded bits in the data symbol; and
provide an indication of the length of the frame extension within the frame, if the determination is to include the frame extension;
a first interface configured to output the frame for transmission.