US Patent No. 10,194,461

APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DYNAMIC ALLOCATION USING A GRANT FRAME


Patent No. 10,194,461
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Apparatus, System And Method Of Dynamic Allocation Using A Grant Frame
Inventorship Solomon B. Trainin, Haifa (IL)
Carlos Cordeiro, Portland, OR (US)
Assaf Kasher, Haifa (IL)
Assignee INTEL CORPORATION, Santa Clara, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,461

1. An apparatus comprising logic and circuitry configured to cause a first wireless communication station (STA) to:set a value of an allocation duration field to indicate whether a grant frame is for a first purpose or for a second purpose, the first purpose comprises an allocation beyond a current time period allocation for the first STA, the second purpose comprises an allocation within the current time period allocation for the first STA, the first purpose to be indicated by the value of the allocation duration field set in a range from 0 to 32767, the second purpose to be indicated by the value of the allocation duration field set to 32768; and
transmit the grant frame to a second STA during the current time period allocation for the first STA, the grant frame comprising a duration field and a dynamic allocation information (Info) field, the dynamic allocation Info field comprising the allocation duration field.