|| List of recent Antenna-related patents
|Dynamic control of voice codec data rate|
A method, system, and computer-usable non-transitory storage device for dynamic voice codec adaptation are disclosed. The voice codec adapts in real time to devote more bits to audio quality when it is most needed, and fewer bits to less important parts of utterances are disclosed.
|Method, device, and system for regulating power consumption|
A method, device and system for regulating power consumption are provided in the embodiments of the present invention. A method for regulating power consumption includes: obtaining, by a base station, an application point and a configuration parameter; sending, by the base station, an indication message to a terminal according to the application point and configuration parameter; regulating, by the base station, the power consumption of the base station by using the configuration parameter at the application point; the configuration parameter comprises cell antenna information or system bandwidth information; the indication message instructs the terminal to use the configuration parameter at the application point.
Embodiments of the invention relate to wireless communications networks, and more specifically to an antenna apparatus for cellular wireless systems. Increasing data capacity of cellular wireless systems places increasing demands on the capacity of the two way connection, known as backhaul, between a cellular base station and a telecommunications network such as the pstn backhaul, since this is the connection that has to convey the wireless-originating traffic to its destination, often in an entirely different network.
|Integrated radio communication module|
A compact, integrated wireless communication module includes a data interface, baseband electronics section, radiofrequency electronics section and antenna connector. The module may be operable as a stand-alone wireless communication device for incorporation into larger host devices.
|Device and method for controlling power in mobile terminal|
A device and a method for controlling a transmission power in a mobile terminal are provided. The device includes an antenna set in an optimized state, a memory including a power control table that includes transmission power control data for satisfying a specific absorption rate (sar) standard in a state where efficiency of the antenna is optimized, a sensor for detecting a distance between the mobile terminal and a user, a controller for receiving distance data from the sensor and for outputting transmission power control data corresponding to the distance data by referring to the power control table, and a power amplifier connected between a transmitter and the antenna for controlling transmission power of a signal according to the transmission power control data and for outputting the signal to the antenna..
|Beacon and associated components for a ranging system|
A beacon for a ranging system includes an electronic scanned array (esa) antenna and a transceiver. The esa antenna is configured to emit a separate radio frequency (rf) phased-array narrow beam for each of a plurality of segments of an arc, and receive from an end user node a response signal based on at least one of the rf phased-array narrow beam.
|Antenna system with self-identifying antenna|
According to one embodiment disclosed herein, there is provided an antenna module including a self-identification mechanism that may be used by one or more wireless circuits for management purposes. The self-identification mechanism may, for example, take the form of an integrated circuit (ic) device or chip that stores a serial number that may function as a unique identifier for an antenna on which it is mounted or associated.
|Array antenna and related techniques|
An antenna array includes a plurality of radiating elements disposed on a layer that is situated above an egg crate structure that is formed of interconnected dielectric panels. In some embodiments, balun circuitry is disposed on at least some of the dielectric panels of the egg crate structure for use in feeding corresponding radiating elements of the array in a balanced manner.
|Combined intelligent receive diversity (ird) and mobile transmit diversity (mtd) with independent antenna switching for uplink and downlink|
Methods and apparatus are provided for allowing a transmitter (tx) to perform antenna selection independently of a receiver (rx) in a transceiver supporting both transmit diversity and receive diversity. Certain aspects may utilize a cross switch, which may be used in a parallel or cross configuration, to provide for the independent antenna selection, such that the rx may maintain the ability to operate on the same antenna as the tx, on another antenna, or on both antennas for enhanced receive diversity.
|Method and apparatus for virtual desktop ota|
The present invention relates to testing a mobile device in a lab by providing test signals to the mobile device via a cabled connection which bypasses the actual physical antennas in the mobile device. The test signals emulate a wireless channel and incorporate representative and/or actual measured characteristics of the performance of the antennas in the mobile device.
|Smartphone proximity card emulation|
Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided that enable a portable computing device to emulate a proximity card. A portable computing device is provided that includes an antenna, storage that stores an identification number, and a processor.
|Transmission interface device and system thereof|
An exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure illustrates a transmission interface device, and the transmission interface device comprises an antenna body. The antenna body comprises at least one electric coupling body and at least one magnetic coupling body at least covering or surrounding portion of the electric coupling body.
|Oceanographic information collection system|
An oceanographic information collection system includes an anchor arranged on a sea bottom, an intermediate buoy connected to the anchor and floating in a sea, a mooring cable connected at one end to the intermediate buoy and at another end to an observation buoy. The observation buoy includes a main body whose longitudinal direction is arranged in a flowing direction of an ocean current.
|Rate-adaptive multiple input/multiple output (mimo) systems|
A rate-adaptive method of communicating over a multipath wireless communication system uses multiple links such that each end of a link uses multiple transmit and receive antennas. A number of independent streams that are to be transmitted for each link is determined based on an overall system performance measure.
|Signal transmission method and apparatus using codebook in wireless communication system supporting multiple antennas|
The present invention relates to a method for transmitting, by a base station, a downlink signal using a plurality of transmission antennas comprises the steps of: applying a precoding matrix indicated by the pmi, received from a terminal, in a codebook to a plurality of layers, and transmitting the precoded signal to the terminal through a plurality of transmission antennas. Among precoding matrices included in the codebook, a precoding matrix for even number transmission layers can be a 2×2 matrix containing four matrices (w1s), the matrix (w1) having rows of a number of transmission antennas and columns of half the number of transmission layers, the first and second columns of the first row in the 2×2 matrix being multiplied by 1, the first column of the second row being multiplied by coefficient “a” of a phase, and the first column of the second row being multiplied by “−a”..
|System for transmitting and receiving multi-input multi-output and method for transmitting and receiving multi-input multi-output using the same|
Provided is a method for transmitting and receiving multi-input multi-output in a wireless backhaul network, including: selecting at least one pair of dual-polarized transmitting antennas to be activated among pairs of dual-polarized transmitting antennas of a transmitter; transmitting a signal through the selected pairs of dual-polarized transmitting antennas; and receiving, by pairs of dual-polarized receiving antennas of a receiver, the signal transmitted from the transmitter.. .
|Method and apparatus for adaptive antenna sharing|
A method and apparatus are disclosed for sharing antennas between modems for two or more different radio access technologies when two or more antennas may be present in a system. A method for coordination between the modem and the corresponding network element as well as the coordination between the two or more radio access technologies is provided.
|Precoding matrix codebook design for advanced wireless communications systems|
Methods and apparatus of constructing rank-1 and/or rank-2 codebooks for advanced communication systems with 4 transmit antennas and two-dimensional (2d) m×n transmit antenna elements are provided. A double-codebook structure is considered for 4-tx antenna configuration.
|Antenna system and method for reporting receiving power of the same|
An antenna system and a method for reporting enhanced reference signal receiving power (ersrp) of the same are provided. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the method for reporting ersrp includes: transmitting, by an evolved node base (enb), different reference signals to different transport points being distributed; measuring, by a user equipment (ue), ersrp of the different transport points; and reporting, by the ue, the measured ersrp of the different transport points to the enb.
|Method and apparatus for transmitting control information in a wireless communication system|
A method for transmitting a signal via physical uplink control channel (pucch) in a wireless communication system and an apparatus for performing the method are provided. Control information bits are modulated to generate n1 modulation symbols, wherein n1 is twice a number of subcarriers in one resource block (rb).
|Communication station with elevation beamforming and related communication device|
A communication station includes a transceiving circuit, a radio signal distribution circuit and a control circuit. The radio signal distribution circuit configures an antenna array to communication with a communication device with a first antenna port formation pattern (apfp) and a second apfp based on an elevation beamforming technique.
|Device, network, and method for utilizing a downlink discovery reference signal|
User equipments can achieve quick channel synchronization when establishing a connection to base stations transitioning from a sleep mode to an active mode by using discovery resource signal (drs) processing results and cell reference signal (crs) processing results to establish channel synchronization with a crs antenna port. More specifically, the user equipment may be notified that the crs antenna port and drs antenna port are quasi-co-located (qcl), and then use drs processing results in conjunction with crs processing results to obtain faster channel synchronization with a crs antenna port.
|Adaptive antenna management in lte|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to methods and apparatus for adaptive antenna management in lte. Devices and networks capable of transmitting and receiving signals using a variable number of transmitting or receiving antennas using lte radio access technology are described..
|Aggregation of resources in enhanced control channels|
Time-frequency resources in a single prb pair are used for both frequency-localized transmissions as well as distributed transmissions. A first control message is transmitted (2710) to a first user equipment (ue) using a first prb pair, using first subsets of resource elements that are aggregated in a frequency-localized manner and that are transmitted using a single antenna port.
|Apparatus and method for csi calculation and reporting|
A method of measuring channel state information (csi) in a multiple input/multiple output (mimo) communication system including at least one base station (enodeb) and at least one user equipment (ue), the method including: receiving a channel state information reference signal (csi-rs) carried in a sub-frame of a radio frame of the communication system at the at least one ue from the at least one enodeb over at least one downlink. Channel therebetween; extracting csi-rs resource elements (re) from the csi-rs sub-frame; and using the extracted csi-rs res to perform downlink channel estimations for active pairs of receiving and transmitting antennas of the ue and the enodeb respectively to derive the csi..
|Method of channel characterization for mobile atsc hdtv receiver|
This invention is a method to quickly characterize the time variant channel state information to enable atsc hdtv signal reception in a mobile environment (e.g. In a moving car, walking, on a bus, etc.) by removing the doppler interference.
|Atsc terrestrial tv antenna network|
This invention is the means to build an atsc terrestrial tv antenna network. This network comprises of a tv transmitter antenna, a wi-fi tv antenna cluster, and an atsc terrestrial tv antenna network management unit..
|Antenna for wireless communication device|
The present invention discloses an antenna for a wireless communication device, including a radiator including a first fixing segment, and a first connecting unit including a first fixture unit and a second fixture unit for holding the first fixing segment such that the radiator is electrically connect to a circuit.. .
|System, method and apparatus including hybrid spiral antenna|
A spiral antenna device includes a plurality of generally polygonal loops. The polygonal loops have respective side counts that decrease progressively as a function of the loop's radial distance from a center of the antenna device.
|Methods for antenna switch modules|
Methods for antenna switch modules are disclosed. In certain implementations, a method of making an antenna switch module is provided.
An antenna assembly includes a feed end, a pair of ground ends, a first antenna, and a second antenna connected to the ground ends. The first antenna is connected to the feed end.
|Antenna mounting system for metallic structures|
An antenna mounting system includes a metal plate having a void formed therein and one or more continuous slots extending from the void to an edge of the metal plate. An antenna is mounted inside the void..
|Coil antenna, coil antenna-mounted structure, coil antenna manufacturing method, coil antenna-mounted structure manufacturing method|
A coil antenna has a core that is plate-shaped and includes a magnetic material; a coil wire that is wound around the core; a first insulating layer that is arranged on a surface of the core, the insulating layer being arranged to cover the coil wire and have a flat surface opposite the core; a second insulating layer that is arranged on a rear face opposite the surface of the core, the second insulating layer being arranged to cover the coil wire and to have a flat surface opposite the core; a flat first metal layer arranged on the flat surface of the first insulating layer; and a flat second metal layer arranged on the flat surface of the second insulating layer.. .
|Printed circuit board arrangement for supplying antennas via a three-conductor system for exciting different polarizations|
The printed-circuit board arrangement (5) is used for the electrical connection of an amplifier unit (1) to at least two antenna elements (41, 42), whereas the at least two antenna elements (41, 42) are embodied on the printed-circuit board arrangement (5). The antenna elements (41, 42) are coupled via a three-line system (2) to the amplifier unit (1), where the three-line system (2) comprises three strip lines (31, 32, 33) mounted on the printed-circuit board arrangement (5) extending parallel to one another..
|Full-space scanning end-switched crlh leaky-wave antenna|
The present relates to a leaky-wave antenna unit. The leaky wave antenna unit comprises a leaky wave antenna having two ports and a switching unit.
|Calibration and testing device for an active antenna, particularly a nose-cone antenna of an airborne radar|
A device includes a test enclosure defining a cavity forming an anechoic chamber, having a test probe placed inside the cavity. The cavity comprises an aperture against which the radiating surface of antenna is positioned.
|Chassis-excited antenna apparatus and methods|
A chassis-excited antenna apparatus, and methods of tuning and utilizing the same. In one embodiment, a distributed loop antenna configuration is used within a handheld mobile device (e.g., cellular telephone).
|Antenna device and electronic apparatus|
A first radiation electrode is formed on a bottom surface of a no-ground conductor formation area of a board, and second radiation electrodes are formed on a top surface of the no-ground conductor formation area. A longitudinal electrode of the first radiation electrode is electrically continuous with a ground conductor.
|Systems and methods of wireless position tracking|
Position and orientation tracking systems and methods include a transmitting antenna transmitting a radio frequency (rf) signal. At least one receiving antenna acquires the rf signal.
|Wireless communication apparatus and antenna device|
A wireless communication apparatus includes a first communication system, and a second communication system configured to transmit a transmission signal in a communication frequency band which is the same or substantially the same as that of the first communication system and at an electric power which is stronger than that of a reception signal of the first communication system. The first communication system includes a feeder circuit having a resonant frequency, the resonant frequency being within the communication frequency band if a reception signal of the first communication system is input, and the resonant frequency being out of the communication frequency band if a transmission signal of the second communication system is input..
|Branching circuit and rf circuit module|
A branching circuit includes a transmission filter and a reception filter. The transmission filter is connected between a transmission signal input terminal and an antenna connection terminal.
|Broadband non-foster decoupling networks for superdirective antenna arrays|
A four port antenna decoupling network which has only two negative capacitors and four or more positive capacitors and a method of improving low frequency receiving performance of two element and four element antenna arrays using one or more wideband decoupling circuits wherein each of said wideband decoupling circuits contain a maximum of two non-foster components, the two non-foster components preferably simulating negative capacitors.. .
|Traveling wave spot probe|
Various examples of methods and systems are provided for traveling wave spot probes. In one embodiment, among others, a traveling wave spot probe includes one or more antennas positioned proximate to a coated surface.
|Transmission arrangement for a tomograph|
A transmission arrangement for a tomograph, such as magnetic resonance tomography, is provided for wireless energy supply of a local coil system. The transmission arrangement includes at least one first region having at least one first antenna element.
|System and method for real-time noise reduction in mri data acquisition|
A system for determining the level of shielding in a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) apparatus and for real-time reduction of noise produced during mri data acquisition. The system includes: at least one antenna; data acquirer in communication with the at least one antenna and in communication with the rf pulse generator; and a synchronizer for synchronizing the acquisition of data by the data acquirer with mri pulses being produced by the mri apparatus..
|Processing apparatus, charging system, charging method, and program|
This charging system includes: charging circuit (12) that charges a rechargeable battery (11); an antenna (13) that receives radio waves; wireless transmitting/receiving circuit (14) that detects the reception state of radio waves by the antenna (13); and baseband control circuit (15) that controls the charging of rechargeable battery (11) by charging circuit (12) based on the reception state detected by means of wireless transmitting/receiving circuit (14) in a state in which the rechargeable battery (11) is not being charged and a reception state detected by the wireless transmitting/receiving circuit (14) during charging of the rechargeable battery (11).. .
|High efficiency and power transfer in wireless power magnetic resonators|
A wireless power transmission system is disclosed. In one aspect, the system includes a transmitting antenna configured to transmit power, via a magnetic field, to a receiving antenna to power a load.
|Pedestal for tracking antenna|
There is provided a three-axes pedestal for stabilizing the pointing of a mobile tracking antenna. The pedestal comprises a base support with an azimuth axis support having a centerline defining a first axis or azimuth axis, and a first frame being rotatably mounted on the azimuth axis support to rotate about the first axis, where the first frame may hold at least part of a first horizontal linear bearing assembly.
|Antenna rotation mechanism|
An antenna rotation mechanism includes a bearing holder, a bearing, a first pressing member, a second pressing member, a plurality of first elastic arms and a plurality of second elastic arms. The bearing is disposed on an elastic fixing socket of the bearing holder.
|Card-type information recording medium having embedded antenna for near field communication and manufacturing method thereof|
A card-type information recording medium including a pcb that has a loop antenna pattern and a routing pattern formed on the top surface and the bottom surface thereof through the use of an etching process, an nfc communication unit and a usim card unit that are horizontally mounted on the top of the pcb, and a molding material that is formed on the top of the pcb so as to cover the nfc communication unit and the usim card unit.. .
|Conveyor belt with antenna|
A modular conveyor belt having electronics modules with antennas at the hinge joints between rows of modules or extending laterally across the width of the belt. The antennas may be linear antennas received in hinge-rod passageways or embedded in intermediate transverse ribs in belt modules or may be loop antennas formed in the hinge elements of electronics modules..
|Wireless activatable valve assembly|
A wireless actuation system comprises a transmitter, an actuation system comprising a receiving antenna, and one or more sliding members transitional from a first position to a second position. The transmitter is configured to transmit an electromagnetic signal, and the sliding member prevents a route of fluid communication via one or more ports of a housing when the sliding member is in the first position.
|Plasma processing method and plasma processing apparatus|
A plasma processing apparatus includes a slot plate of an antenna and the slot plate has slots arranged in a circumferential direction thereof with respect to an axis line. A microwave is introduced into a processing space from the antenna via a dielectric window, and a through hole is formed in the dielectric window along the axis line.
|Internal combustion engine|
To reduce the amount of exhausted unburned fuel and further improve fuel efficiency of an internal combustion engine 10 provided with an ignition device 12 that ignites fuel air mixture more forcefully than a spark discharge in a combustion chamber 20. The internal combustion engine 10 includes an internal combustion engine main body 11 formed with the combustion chamber 20 and the ignition device 12 that ignites the fuel air mixture more forcefully than the spark discharge in the combustion chamber 20.
|System and method for environmental measurements|
A system for conducting measurements in an environment of a fluid containment and for displaying said measurements in real time is disclosed. The system contains a plurality of sensors including a distance sensor, a gyroscope and optionally a rainfall gauge and a methane sensor.
|Methods and systems for remotely viewing and auditing cell sites comprising a digital data structure comprising a substantially 360 degree digital representation of the site|
Digital data structures of cell sites that can be reviewed, interrogated and manipulated so that users can investigate the cell site remotely. The digital data structures contain data for the elevated antenna holding structure and for each desired cell site component, such as the cellular antennas, microwave dishes.
|System and method for monitoring ablation size|
A system for monitoring ablation size includes a power source including a microprocessor for executing one or more control algorithms. A microwave antenna is configured to deliver microwave energy from the power source to tissue to form an ablation zone.