US Patent No. 10,893,499

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A RANGING PROTOCOL


Patent No. 10,893,499
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Methods And Systems For A Ranging Protocol
Inventorship Ravi Gidvani, Fremont, CA (US)
Sudheer Kumar Suryadevara, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Carlos Horacio Aldana, Mountain View, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,499

1. A method, at a first wireless station (STA), comprising:transmitting a first fine timing measurement (FTM) message in a burst of FTM messages to a second STA;
receiving an acknowledgement message transmitted from the second STA in response to receipt of the FTM message at the second STA; and
transmitting a second FTM message in the burst of FTM messages immediately after Short Interframe Space (SIFS) duration following receipt of the acknowledgement message.