US Patent No. 10,219,300

ENHANCED CHANNEL RESERVATION FOR CO-EXISTENCE ON A SHARED COMMUNICATION MEDIUM


Patent No. 10,219,300
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Enhanced Channel Reservation For Co-existence On A Shared Communication Medium
Inventorship Alexei Gorokhov, San Diego, CA (US)
Peter Gaal, San Diego, CA (US)
Nachiappan Valliappan, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Chirag Patel, San Diego, CA (US)
Ahmed Sadek, San Diego, CA (US)
Brian Banister, San Diego, CA (US)
Tao Luo, San Diego, CA (US)
Tamer Kadous, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,300

1. A wireless communication method, comprising:contending for access to a shared wireless communication medium;
transmitting, on the shared wireless communication medium, a channel reservation message in accordance with a first Radio Access Technology (RAT) to reserve the shared wireless communication medium for a transmission opportunity (TXOP) duration based on the contending; and
transmitting, on the shared wireless communication medium, during the reserved TXOP duration, a reservation coordination signal in accordance with a second RAT to convey reservation coordination information associated with the reserved TXOP duration.