US Patent No. 10,512,097

COEXISTENCE OF WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS WITH OTHER WIRELESS NETWORKS


Patent No. 10,512,097
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Coexistence Of Wireless Sensor Networks With Other Wireless Networks
Inventorship Ariton E. Xhafa, Plano, TX (US)
Soon-Hyeok Choi, Allen, TX (US)
Srinath Hosur, Plano, TX (US)
Yanjun Sun, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED, Dallas, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,097

1. A method for communicating, comprising:transmitting a clear-to-send 2 self (CTS2S) frame, by a wireless transceiver, based on a control logic making a determination to transmit a wireless packet to a sensor node in a wireless sensor network (WSN); and
transmitting a contention free end (CF-End) frame, by the wireless transceiver, based on the wireless packet being transmitted to the sensor node in the WSN, without transmitting another CF-End frame based on the wireless packet being transmitted to a coordinator node in the WSN.