US Patent No. 10,560,897

TRANSMISSION SLOT BLANKING FOR POWER OPTIMIZATION


Patent No. 10,560,897
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Transmission Slot Blanking For Power Optimization
Inventorship Jia Tang, San Jose, CA (US)
Zhu Ji, San Jose, CA (US)
Yu-Lin Wang, Fremont, CA (US)
Wei Zhang, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,560,897

1. A method, comprising:at a user equipment (“UE”):
establishing a voice call;
determining whether the voice call currently comprises a silence period;
blanking at least two slots of a control frame according to a predetermined pattern, wherein the predetermined pattern includes at least two slots that are not blanked between the at least two slots that are blanked; and
transmitting the control frame.