US Patent No. 10,462,816

TRIGGER-BASED RANDOM ACCESS IN A MULTIPLE BSSID NETWORK


Patent No. 10,462,816
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Trigger-based Random Access In A Multiple Bssid Network
Inventorship Abhishek Pramod Patil, San Diego, CA (US)
Alfred Asterjadhi, San Diego, CA (US)
George Cherian, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,816

1. A method of operating a wireless station in a multiple basic service set identifier (BSSID) set including a transmitted BSSID (Tx BSSID) and a number of non-transmitted BSSIDs (non-Tx BSSIDs), the method performed by the wireless station and comprising:receiving a trigger frame containing a number of association identifier (AID) values based on a group AID mapping contained in a partial virtual bitmap of a traffic indication map (TIM) element; and
determining whether the trigger frame allocates one or more random resource units (RUs) for use by the station based on one or more of the AID values contained in the trigger frame.