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 Methods and  determining a transmit antenna gain and a spatial mode of a device patent thumbnailMethods and determining a transmit antenna gain and a spatial mode of a device
Methods and apparatus for determining a transmit antenna gain and a spatial mode of a wireless device (100) are disclosed. The apparatus (100) includes a main receive antenna (112) associated with a first receive signal strength, a diversity receive antenna (114) associated with a second receive signal strength, and a transmit antenna (116).
Google Technology Holdings Llc


 Sensing screen, control circuit and control method thereof, and sensing screen apparatus patent thumbnailSensing screen, control circuit and control method thereof, and sensing screen apparatus
The present application discloses a sensing screen, a control circuit and control method thereof, and a sensing screen apparatus. The sensing screen includes a display screen, a first transparent medium layer, a transparent connection layer, and an antenna layer.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.


 Dynamic coherent integration patent thumbnailDynamic coherent integration
Systems, methods and computer program products for determining extended coherent integration intervals based on information about user activity, dynamics and clock stability. Dynamically extending the coherent integration interval increases the signal-to-noise ratio during signal acquisition and tracking, thereby providing a benefit when antenna gain is poor, in weak signal conditions, and when being jammed, or when power needs to be conserved, compared to extending the coherent integration interval for a fixed amount of time..
Apple Inc.


 Arrangement for choosing transceiver nodes in a mobile telecommunications network patent thumbnailArrangement for choosing transceiver nodes in a mobile telecommunications network
A mobile telecommunications network includes a mobile telecommunications device (1), a plurality of transceiver nodes (5), and control means (21) operable to choose at least one of the transceiver nodes for use by the mobile telecommunications device for uplink communications and to choose at least one of the transceiver nodes for use by the mobile telecommunications device for downlink communications. The control means is operable to choose the at least one of the transceiver nodes for use by the mobile telecommunications device for uplink communications based upon at least one criterion that is independent of received signal power/path loss, such as: the number of the transceiver node antennas; the antenna gain of the or each of the transceiver node antennas; the maximum uplink transmit power allowed by the transceiver node from the mobile telecommunications device; the load of the transceiver node; the backhaul capacity of the transceiver node; and/or the interference level in the uplink to the transceiver node from the mobile telecommunications device.
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited


 Systems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing patent thumbnailSystems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing
A networked radio frequency identification system includes a plurality of radio frequency identification (rfid) tag readers, a computer in signal communication with the rfid tag readers over a network, and a software module for storage on and operable by the computer that localizes rfid tags based on information received from the rfid tag readers using a network model having endpoints and oriented links. In an additional example, at least one of the rfid tag readers includes an adjustable configuration setting selected from rf signal strength, antenna gain, antenna polarization, and antenna orientation.
Lucomm Technologies, Inc.


 Systems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing patent thumbnailSystems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing
A networked radio frequency identification system includes a plurality of radio frequency identification (rfid) tag readers, a computer in signal communication with the rfid tag readers over a network, and a software module for storage on and operable by the computer that localizes rfid tags based on information received from the rfid tag readers using a network model having endpoints and oriented links. In an additional example, at least one of the rfid tag readers includes an adjustable configuration setting selected from rf signal strength, antenna gain, antenna polarization, and antenna orientation.
Lucomm Technologies, Inc.


 Calibration and beamforming in a wireless communication system patent thumbnailCalibration and beamforming in a wireless communication system
Techniques for performing calibration and beamforming in a wireless communication system are described. In an aspect, a node b may periodically perform calibration in each calibration interval with a set of ues to obtain a calibration vector for the node b.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Electronic device, communication device, and antenna gain enhancement  a detachable wireless communication module patent thumbnailElectronic device, communication device, and antenna gain enhancement a detachable wireless communication module
The present invention presents an electronic device. The electronic device includes a socket and a supplementary antenna.
Quanta Computer Inc.


 Beamforming apparatuses, methods and computer programs for a base station transceiver and a mobile transceiver patent thumbnailBeamforming apparatuses, methods and computer programs for a base station transceiver and a mobile transceiver
Embodiments provide beamforming apparatuses, methods and a computer programs for a base station transceiver and a mobile transceiver. An apparatus (10) operable in a base station transceiver (100) of a mobile communication system comprises a transceiver module (12) comprising interfaces to a plurality (15) of antennas.
Alcatel Lucent


 Method and system for network planning in fixed wireless backhaul networks patent thumbnailMethod and system for network planning in fixed wireless backhaul networks
Systems and methods are disclosed for networking planning for fixed backhaul networks comprising a plurality of hubs, each serving one or more rbms. The method comprises one or more of terrain pathloss (pl) and antenna gain prediction; network design comprising site association, hub dimensioning and pointing; and optimization of small cell (sc) deployment.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


System and communicating via a satellite in an inclined geosynchronous orbit

A hub terminal and remote client communicate via a target satellite in an inclined geosynchronous orbit. As the target satellite ascends or descends away from the geostationary arc, the signal strength of the uplink channel is increased without increasing the level of interference with geostationary satellites.

Controlled reception pattern antenna

Disclosed herein is a controlled reception pattern antenna that prevents the degradation of anti-jamming performance in a compact array antenna by increasing the antenna gain at a low elevation angle. The proposed antenna includes a radiator for receiving a satellite signal, a ground platform in which the radiator is arranged, and a radiating slot formed in the ground platform.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Communication control apparatus, communication control method, terminal apparatus, and information processing apparatus

[solution] there is provided a communication control apparatus including an acquisition unit configured to acquire control information for determining uplink transmission power; and a communication control unit configured to control transmission of the control information to a terminal apparatus. The control information includes adjustment information for adjusting transmission power according to an antenna gain in a case where a beamforming process is performed..

Process for generating a mapping of the transmission or reception coverage of an antenna of a ground station for satellite links

A process for measuring antenna gains of a transmitter for generating at least one radiation pattern of the antenna, the process including a plurality of transmissions of a test signal sent to a satellite to retransmit the test signal to a second terrestrial station, the transmissions being carried out according to different orientations, the test signal being spread spectrum modulated by a pseudo-random numerical sequence; a reception of each test signal; a demodulation of each test signal making it possible to measure the power of each test signal received; a comparison of each power with a first threshold; a generation of an encoding instruction aiming to encode a given number of sequences of data bits by at least one pseudo-random sequence.. .
Eutelsat S A

Wi-fi adaptive receiver diversity

Wireless communication devices with multiple receive (rx) chains may be operated to maintain high performance while saving power. This may be accomplished by evaluating signal strength during transmission of the rx packets, and/or evaluating a possible imbalance (gain difference) between the multiple rx chains within the wireless communication device.
Apple Inc.

Wi-fi adaptive transmit antenna selection

Wireless communication devices (ues) may include multiple receive (rx) chains and associated antennas, and at least one transmit (tx) chain co-located with one of the rx chains. The ue may track instant fading of the antenna gain(s) during reception of packets from an associated access point (ap) device to which the ue intends to transmit packets.
Apple Inc.

Mobile wireless communications device with improved broadband antenna impedance matching

A mobile electronic device is provided. In one aspect, the mobile electronic device comprises a chassis including a ground plane; a processor carried by the chassis; a frequency tunable antenna carried by the chassis and fed by an inductor; a communications interface carried by the chassis and operative with the processor for receiving and transmitting rf signals via the frequency tunable antenna; audio circuitry carried by the chassis and operative with the communications interface and processor; an audio transducer having a coil in proximity to the frequency tunable antenna for at least one of receiving and transmitting audio signals from and to the audio circuitry; and at least one rf choke configured for blocking rf energy from the frequency tunable antenna through the audio transducer to the ground plane and decoupling the antenna from the audio transducer to minimize any detuning of antenna impedance match and degradation in antenna gain.
Blackberry Limited

A reconfigurable antenna system

The invention relates to a reconfigurable antenna system (1), which comprises a plurality of antenna units (10) and does not employ phase shifters. Each antenna unit (10) is by itself a reconfigurable antenna having at least an active radiating element which is coupled to one or more passive radiating elements.
Adant Technologies, Inc.

Base station apparatus, terminal apparatus, wireless communication system and integrated circuit

A base station apparatus according to the present invention is capable of adjusting antenna gains in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction of the plurality of antennas included in the base station apparatus, by adjusting a phase and an amplitude of a signal addressed and transmitted to a terminal apparatus, stores a codebook which is shared with the terminal apparatus and describes a plurality of linear filters associated with antenna gains in the horizontal direction and antenna gains in the vertical direction, acquires control information indicating at least one out of a plurality of linear filters described in the codebook, of which notification is sent from the terminal apparatus, performs precoding on the signal addressed to the terminal apparatus, based on the control information and the first codebook, and transmits the signal subjected to the precoding.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Gain projection geo-location systems and methods

A system and method for estimating the geographic location of an rf emitter which involves spatially filtering and receiving rf signals through use of a beamforming antenna array having multiple overlapping beams; detecting and measuring the time-of-arrival and amplitude of signals which are received in each beam through use of multiple synchronized receivers; identifying simultaneous detections of the same emitter which have occurred in adjacent beams; projecting the associated beamformed antenna gain patterns onto the underlying terrain for all instances in which there was a simultaneous detection in adjacent beams; weighting and accumulating all projections to form a maximum likelihood surface (mls); and finally, estimating the location of the emitter through analysis of the resulting mls.. .
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Weighted summing and radio frequency (rf) path selection for multiple antenna systems using sensors and received signal level

Methods and apparatus are provided for intelligently enabling or disabling radio frequency (rf) paths in a wireless device. This may save power, for example, in situations where an rf path may not be contributing to antenna gain, but may still be drawing power from the device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Power control for devices having multiple antennas

Power control for devices having multiple transmit antennas are disclosed, including power control methods for physical uplink control channel (pucch) and sounding reference signal (srs) transmissions for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru). The pucch and srs power control methods include selecting a multiple input multiple output (mimo) mode and changing the power of the pucch or srs transmission based on the selected mimo mode.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

System and communicating via a satellite in an inclined geosynchronous orbit

A hub terminal and remote client communicate via a target satellite in an inclined geosynchronous orbit. As the target satellite ascends or descends away from the geostationary arc, the signal strength of the uplink channel is increased without increasing the level of interference with adjacent geostationary satellites.

Wireless communication apparatus and method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication apparatus includes a transceiver, an estimator and a controller. The transceiver transmits and receives a frame in a frequency band which is used by a first system executing communication in a first communication range determined by a first transmission power and a first antenna gain.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Coarse attitude determination from gnss antenna gain profiling

Systems and methods provide coarse attitude determination without inertial sensor input. An attitude determination module can be configured to compare receiver-calculated values with expected values based on an antenna gain pattern.
Agco Corporation

Systems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing

A networked radio frequency identification system includes a plurality of radio frequency identification (rfid) tag readers, a computer in signal communication with the rfid tag readers over a network, and a software module for storage on and operable by the computer that localizes rfid tags based on information received from the rfid tag readers using a network model having endpoints and oriented links. In an additional example, at least one of the rfid tag readers includes an adjustable configuration setting selected from rf signal strength, antenna gain, antenna polarization, and antenna orientation.

Lens antenna with electronic beam steering capabilities

The invention discloses a lens antenna with high directivity intended for use in radio-relay communication systems, said antenna providing the capability of electronic steering of the main radiation pattern beam by switching between horn antenna elements placed on a plane focal surface of the lens. Electronic beam steering allows antenna to automatically adjust the beam direction during initial alignment of transmitting and receiving antennas and in case of small antenna orientation changes observed due to the influence of different reasons (wind, vibrations, compression and/or extension of portions of the supporting structures with the temperature changes, etc.).
Limited Liability Company "radio Gigabit"

Antenna structures and methods thereof for selecting antenna configurations

A system incorporating the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including determining, by a communication device comprising a processor, a usage state of the communication device. The communication device includes selectable antennas, and the usage state includes an orientation of the communication device.
Skycross, Inc.

Systems and methods for compensating antenna gain imbalance

This disclosure involves methods and systems for compensating for imbalanced transmit antenna gains. A transmit controller independently samples the received signal in each chain of a transceiver selectively adjusts the transmit power at each antenna to minimize any indicated imbalance to improve performance at the node receiving the transmission..
Atheros Communications, Inc.

Method and device for retransmitting data under antenna gain imbalance

The disclosure provides a method and device for retransmitting data under antenna gain imbalance, and the method includes: determining that gains of multiple antennas at a transmission terminal are imbalanced; using a better spatial sub-channel in the multiple antennas to retransmit data when streams transmitted by the multiple antennas adopt a same modulation and coding scheme; and using a better spatial sub-channel in the multiple antennas to retransmit data and/or using a single-stream approach to retransmit data when the streams transmitted by the multiple antennas adopt different modulation and coding schemes. The disclosure selects a corresponding retransmission approach according to the condition of a spatial sub-channel on which streams have an error, thus improving and ensuring success rate for retransmitting a stream..
Zte Corporation

Amplitude tapered switched beam antenna systems

Switched beam antenna systems are disclosed. The disclosed antenna systems include an antenna having multiple, co-linear arrays of electromagnetic radiating elements and a butler matrix feed network that feeds the antenna.
Radio Frequency Systems, Inc.

Systems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing

A networked radio frequency identification system includes a plurality of radio frequency identification (rfid) tag readers, a computer in signal communication with the rfid tag readers over a network, and a software module for storage on and operable by the computer that localizes rfid tags based on information received from the rfid tag readers using a network model having endpoints and oriented links. In an additional example, at least one of the rfid tag readers includes an adjustable configuration setting selected from rf signal strength, antenna gain, antenna polarization, and antenna orientation.
Lucomm Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing

A networked radio frequency identification system includes a plurality of radio frequency identification (rfid) tag readers, a computer in signal communication with the rfid tag readers over a network, and a software module for storage on and operable by the computer that localizes rfid tags based on information received from the rfid tag readers using a network model having endpoints and oriented links. In an additional example, at least one of the rfid tag readers includes an adjustable configuration setting selected from rf signal strength, antenna gain, antenna polarization, and antenna orientation.
Lucomm Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for object localization and path identification based on rfid sensing

A networked radio frequency identification system includes a plurality of radio frequency identification (rfid) tag readers, a computer in signal communication with the rfid tag readers over a network, and a software module for storage on and operable by the computer that localizes rfid tags based on information received from the rfid tag readers using a network model having endpoints and oriented links. In an additional example, at least one of the rfid tag readers includes an adjustable configuration setting selected from rf signal strength, antenna gain, antenna polarization, and antenna orientation.
Lucomm Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for forming, directing, and narrowing communication beams

Various embodiments of a communication system operative to form, direct, and narrow communication beams using an array of electromagnetic radiators and a beam-narrowing architecture. A beam-width of an electromagnetic beam is narrowed, thereby increasing the concentration of electromagnetic energy in the beam and achieving a significant antenna gain.
Siklu Communication Ltd.

Receive only smart ground-terminal antenna for geostationary satellites in slightly inclined orbits

A receive only smart antenna with a command pointing option for communicating with geostationary satellites that autonomously detects the directions from which desired signal are received, and steer the multiple beams accordingly. An array feed is used to illuminate a parabolic reflector.

Methods and determining a transmit antenna gain and a spatial mode of a device

Methods and apparatus for determining a transmit antenna gain and a spatial mode of a wireless device (100) are disclosed. The apparatus (100) includes a main receive antenna (112) associated with a first receive signal strength, a diversity receive antenna (114) associated with a second receive signal strength, and a transmit antenna (116).

Magnetic antenna structures

A magnetic antenna structure has a substrate (e.g., a flexible printed circuit board (pcb) carrier), a magneto-dielectric (md) layer, and an antenna radiator. The md layer increases electromagnetic (em) energy radiation by lowering the em energy concentrated on the antenna substrate.

Method and determining statistics for direction of departure

A method (200) for determining statistics for the direction of departure between a ue and a base station. The method (200) comprises receiving measurement reports from the ue on the strength of signals in the ue from one or more of the cells served by the base station, and for one pair of cells served by the base station, determining (220) whether or not the ue was limited in measuring the strength of the signals, and, if the ue was limited, determining (230) said statistics using the signal strengths from the cells in the pair, the cells' antenna gain towards the ue and the maximum difference between the signal strengths from the cells in the pair, and if the ue was not limited, determining (225) said statistics using the signal strengths from the cells in the pair and differences in the cells' antenna gain towards the ue..

Data processing in intra-site handover

The technology involves data processing during intra-site handover procedures. At least two directional antennas of a base station receive data carrying signals originating from a mobile units positioned in an intra-site handover area defined by the overlapping radio coverage of the antennas.

Package structures to improve on-chip antenna performance

A radio frequency integrated circuit (rfic) chip package is provided having an rfic chip and an integrated antenna structure. The integrated antenna structure includes an on-chip antenna having one or more radiator elements formed as part of a back-end-of-line structure of the rfic chip.

Modular cell antenna apparatus and methods

Simple, low-cost and modular antenna apparatus and methods associated therewith. In one embodiment, a modular antenna element that can be used either alone or as a basic “building block” for larger arrays and sectorial antennas (i.e., by joining needed number of elements together) is provided.

Determining effective isotropic radiated power of a satellite communications system

Techniques for monitoring transmission performance of a satellite communications systems are provided, including techniques for measuring the primary contributors to the end-to-end snr, including the uplink snr, the downlink snr, and the c/i for each link in the network. These individual measurements are used to estimate satellite effective isotropic radiated power (eirp), satellite antenna gain-to-noise-temperature (g/t), and loss due to an earth terminal pointing error.

Method and power control in full-duplex wireless systems with simultaneous transmission reception

Wireless-device-to-wireless device (wd-wd) interference in a full-duplex wireless network is managed by an uplink transmit power control technique that minimizes interference experienced in downlink signals at other wireless devices in the wireless network. In one exemplary embodiment, an instantaneous antenna gain of the wireless device and a target uplink signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (sinr) of an uplink signal of the wireless device to the home base station are determined at the wireless device.



Antenna Gain topics:
  • Antenna Gain
  • Access Point
  • Localization
  • Input Device
  • Hierarchical
  • Radio Frequency Identification
  • Transmitter
  • Communications
  • Wireless Communication Network
  • Geostationary Satellite
  • Smart Antenna
  • Parabolic Reflector
  • Antenna Array
  • Antenna Apparatus
  • Modulation


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