US Patent No. 10,973,052

TRANSMISSION BETWEEN BASIC SERVICE SETS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS CONSIDERING SPATIAL REUSE


Patent No. 10,973,052
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Transmission Between Basic Service Sets In Wireless Networks Considering Spatial Reuse
Inventorship Yongho Seok, San Jose, CA (US)
James June-Ming Wang, San Jose, CA (US)
Chao-Chun Wang, San Jose, CA (US)
Chih-Shi Yee, San Jose, CA (US)
Assignee MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., Singapore (SG)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,052

1. A method performed by a device in a wireless network, the method comprising:detecting a data unit at a first wireless device that is a member of a first basic service set (BSS) of the wireless network, the data unit sent on a channel from a second wireless device that is a member of a second overlapping basic service set (OBSS) of the wireless network;
the first wireless device ignoring the data unit after said detecting the data unit; and
the first wireless device obtaining a transmission opportunity comprising a time interval that begins after said detecting, wherein the first wireless device is permitted to transmit on the channel during the time interval of the transmission opportunity and wherein, during the time interval of the transmission opportunity, the first wireless device is prohibited from transmitting a frame to a wireless device that is a member of the OBSS.