US Patent No. 10,973,053

LISTEN-BEFORE-TALK PROCEDURE WITH PRIORITY AND INTERFERENCE ADDITION AWARENESS


Patent No. 10,973,053
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Listen-before-talk Procedure With Priority And Interference Addition Awareness
Inventorship Tianyan Pu, Cupertino, CA (US)
Wei Zhang, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Wei Zeng, San Diego, CA (US)
Haitong Sun, Irvine, CA (US)
Ping Wang, San Jose, CA (US)
Dawei Zhang, Saratoga, CA (US)
Sami M. Almalfouh, San Jose, CA (US)
Johnson O. Sebeni, Fremont, CA (US)
Li Su, San Jose, CA (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,053

9. A device comprising:radio circuitry configured to facilitate wireless communications of the device; and
a processor communicatively coupled to the radio circuitry and configured to perform a listen-before-talk (LBT) procedure, wherein as part of the LBT procedure the processor is configured to:
specify one or more input parameter values pertaining to intended wireless communications of the device;
adjust one or more output parameter values based on the one or more input parameter values and an access history of the device, wherein the one or more output parameter values pertain to wireless communication resources accessible to the device, and wherein the access history indicates wireless communication resource accesses previously made by the device; and
determine whether to access at least a portion of the wireless communication resources to conduct the intended wireless communications, based at least on the one or more output parameter values.