US Patent No. 10,973,042

TERMINAL DEVICE, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,973,042
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Terminal Device, Communication Method, And Communication System
Inventorship Tomoki Yoshimura, Sakai (JP)
Hiromichi Tomeba, Sakai (JP)
Yasuhiro Hamaguchi, Sakai (JP)
Assignee SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Sakai (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,042

1. A station (STA) that performs uplink multiple access communication, the STA comprising:a reception unit is configured to receive a frame including uplink multiple access connection information;
a first autonomous decentralized control unit is configured to reserve a wireless resource; and
a second autonomous decentralized control unit is configured to reserve a wireless resource after reception of a frame including the uplink multiple access connection information,
wherein the first autonomous decentralized control unit reserves the wireless resource when the frame including the uplink multiple access connection information is not received at the reception unit,
wherein the second autonomous decentralized control unit reserves the wireless resource when the frame including the uplink multiple access connection information is received at the reception unit, and
wherein the reception unit receives information instructing transmission permissible determination within the frame including the uplink multiple access connection information.