US Patent No. 10,219,308

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONFIGURING DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION USING A PLURALITY OF TRANSMISSION DEVICES


Patent No. 10,219,308
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Systems And Methods For Configuring Device To Device Communication Using A Plurality Of Transmission Devices
Inventorship Volkan Sevindik, Fairfax, VA (US)
Assignee Sprint Spectrum L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,308

1. A method for configuring a device to device communication using a plurality of transmission devices, the method comprising:retrieving, at a source wireless device in communication with an access node, an application requirement for a recipient wireless device, wherein the source wireless device transmits data to the recipient wireless device using a device to device transmission;
determining a device to device transmission configuration based on the retrieved application requirement, wherein determining the configuration further comprises determining, based on the retrieved application requirements, a number of repeater wireless devices for a device to device transmission to the recipient wireless device, the number comprising a particular quantity of repeater wireless devices; and
transmitting, to the number of repeater wireless devices, data associated with the recipient wireless device based on the determined configuration such that the number of repeater wireless devices transmit the data to the recipient wireless device as device to device transmissions.