US Patent No. 10,602,547

WIRELESS DEVICE, AN ACCESS POINT AND RESPECTIVE METHODS PERFORMED THEREBY FOR COMMUNICATING WITH THE OTHER


Patent No. 10,602,547
Issue Date March 24, 2020
Title Wireless Device, An Access Point And Respective Methods Performed Thereby For Communicating With The Other
Inventorship Filip Mestanov, Brottby (SE)
Soma Tayamon, Stockholm (SE)
Yu Wang, Solna (SE)
Assignee Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), Stockholm (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,602,547

1. A method for communicating with a wireless device in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) employing contention-based access to a channel, the method comprising:determining one or more Clear Channel Assessment Thresholds (CCATs) for data to be transmitted to the wireless device, wherein each CCAT is associated with a particular Quality of Service (QoS) category of the data;
determining whether the channel is busy or free based on the determined one or more CCATs and based on signals or energy detected on the channel; and
based on determining that the channel is free, transmitting the data to the wireless device.