US Patent No. 10,973,065

COMMUNICATING VEHICULAR COMMUNICATION MESSAGES


Patent No. 10,973,065
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Communicating Vehicular Communication Messages
Inventorship
Assignee NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY, Espoo (FI)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,065

1. An apparatus, comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including a computer program code, wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured, with the at least one processor, to cause the apparatus to:
process cellular access messages in an access node of a cellular communication system according to a cellular communication protocol stack and to deliver the cellular access messages between a terminal device and a core network of the cellular communication system;
process broadcast vehicle-to-vehicle messages in the access node according to a sidelink communication protocol stack of vehicle-to-everything communications and to deliver the vehicle-to-vehicle messages between at least one vehicular terminal device and an application server via the sidelink communication protocol stack,
operate as an end-device for all sidelink communications with the at least vehicular terminal device below an application layer; and
receive a vehicle-to-vehicle message via a physical layer of the sidelink communication protocol stack, to extract all headers of the sidelink communication protocol stack from the received vehicle-to-vehicle message, thus extracting a payload of the received vehicle-to-vehicle message, to add a new header to the payload, and to transmit the payload with the new header to the application server.