US Patent No. 10,694,493

PAGING AND DRX ENHANCEMENTS FOR EMTC-U (IOT-U)


Patent No. 10,694,493
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title Paging And Drx Enhancements For Emtc-u (iot-u)
Inventorship Srinivas Yerramalli, San Diego, CA (US)
Chih-Hao Liu, San Diego, CA (US)
Tamer Kadous, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,694,493

1. A method of monitoring paging occasions on unlicensed spectrum, comprising:defining, at a user equipment (UE), a paging frame window (PFW) for a duration of time on a hop frequency or narrow band of frequencies indicated by a paging formula, wherein defining the PFW comprises determining an identifier based on the paging formula and, after determining the identifier, modifying at least one bit of the identifier to a fixed bit value, the identifier mapping to the hop frequency or one of the narrow band of frequencies; and
periodically waking up the UE to monitor the PFW for a page message received on the unlicensed spectrum.