US Patent No. 10,219,312

WAKEUP TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVED CONNECTED MODE DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION


Patent No. 10,219,312
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Wakeup Techniques For Improved Connected Mode Discontinuous Reception
Inventorship Yue Yang, San Diego, CA (US)
Aziz Gholmieh, Del Mar, CA (US)
Srinivasan Balasubramanian, San Diego, CA (US)
Ravi Agarwal, San Diego, CA (US)
Gavin Bernard Horn, La Jolla, CA (US)
Peter Pui Lok Ang, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,312

1. A method for wireless communication at a base station, comprising:identifying that a buffer contains data for transmission to a user equipment (UE);
transmitting, to the UE and based at least in part on the identifying, an indication that a grant of resources will be subsequently transmitted to the UE, the indication including a time for the UE to wake up to listen for the grant of resources; and
transmitting, to the UE while the UE is in a discontinuous reception state, the grant of resources following the transmission of the indication.