US Patent No. 10,893,557

RELAYING IN A DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,893,557
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Relaying In A Device-to-device Communication System
Inventorship Kapil Gulati, Dover, DE (US)
Sudhir Kumar Baghel, Hillsborough, NJ (US)
Zhibin Wu, Bedminster, NJ (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,557

1. A method of wireless communication at a relay user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, on a downlink channel from a network entity, at least one indication including resource allocation information for at least one of the relay UE or a remote UE, wherein the resource allocation information corresponds to downlink control information (DCI) including a resource allocation for at least one of the relay UE or the remote UE at a first time value representing a subframe slot plus a first time variable associated with the resource allocation;
determining a second time variable such that the first time value plus the first time variable is equal to the second time value plus the second time variable; and
transmitting, on a sidelink channel to the remote UE, the resource allocation information of the remote UE, including transmitting the DCI as a medium access control (MAC) control element (CE) as part of a sidelink shared channel (SL-SCH) data, wherein the DCI is transmitted at the second time value representing the subframe slot plus a second time variable less than the first time variable.