US Patent No. 10,366,245

GREEN POWER FOR DENSE LARGE NETWORKS (PROXY TABLE SCALING)


Patent No. 10,366,245
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Green Power For Dense Large Networks (proxy Table Scaling)
Inventorship Bozena Erdmann, Eindhoven (NL)
Koen Johanna Guillaume Holtman, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,366,245

1. Method for managing proxy device assignment in a wireless communication network characterized in that proxy devices in the wireless communication network operate as relay devices forwarding signals from a resource restricted device to at least one destination device, the method comprising:dividing an identifier space available to the resource restricted device into at least two parts, and
assigning at least one of the at least two parts of the identifier space to at least one proxy device of the wireless communication network wherein the proxy device assigned to the at least one of the at least two parts of the identifier space is responsible for at least selected tasks associated with forwarding signals related to the resource restricted device comprising an identifier falling within the first part of the identifier space.