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04/07/16
20160100385 
 Method and base station for transmitting downlink signal and method and equipment for receiving downlink signal patent thumbnailMethod and base station for transmitting downlink signal and method and equipment for receiving downlink signal
A base station of the present invention configures resources in which a downlink signal is to be transmitted with zero power using resource sets defined for a specific number of antenna ports, regardless of the number of antenna ports actually configured in the base station, and transmits resource information indicating the configured resources to a user equipment. The user equipment of the present invention receives a downlink transmission from the base station, assuming that transmission power of resources corresponding to a resource set indicated by the resource information is zero..
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160099764 
 Per stream and per antenna cyclic shift delay in uplink multi-user mimo patent thumbnailPer stream and per antenna cyclic shift delay in uplink multi-user mimo
A method, an apparatus, and a computer-readable medium for wireless communication are provided. In one aspect, an apparatus includes a processor configured to determine a first set of csd values for transmitting a first set of information on a plurality of antennas, determine a second set of csd values for transmitting a second set of information on the plurality of antennas, and transmit the first set of information based on the first set of csd values and the second set of information based on the second set of csd values..
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160099505 
 Modular active antenna structures and arrangements patent thumbnailModular active antenna structures and arrangements
Various communication systems may benefit from modularity. For example, wireless communication systems may benefit from a modular active antenna arrangement.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


04/07/16
20160099501 
 Antenna and  steering antenna beam direction for wifi applications patent thumbnailAntenna and steering antenna beam direction for wifi applications
An antenna comprising an imd element and one or more parasitic and active tuning elements is disclosed. The imd element, when used in combination with the active tuning and parasitic elements, allows antenna operation at multiple resonant frequencies.
Ethertronics, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098122 
 Digitizer sensor patent thumbnailDigitizer sensor
A sensor includes a sensing area confined by a plurality of edges and a plurality of antennas spread across the sensing area. The plurality of antennas cross each other to form a grid of junctions.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


03/31/16
20160095130 
 Methods for controlling antennas and apparatuses using the same patent thumbnailMethods for controlling antennas and apparatuses using the same
A method for controlling antennas, performed by a virtual tunneling processor of a wireless access point, is provided and contains at least the following steps. Obtaining a plurality of first signal quality indices associated with a connecting device by respectively detecting the plurality of first signal quality indices by a plurality of antenna patterns, selecting a plurality of best antenna patterns as a plurality of antenna-pattern candidates according to the first signal quality indices, obtaining a plurality of second signal quality indices associated with the connecting device by respectively detecting the plurality of second signal quality indices by the antenna-pattern candidates, and storing the second signal quality indices in a database..
Wistron Neweb Corp.


03/31/16
20160094939 
 Systems and methods for adjusting wireless scan rates patent thumbnailSystems and methods for adjusting wireless scan rates
The present disclosure relates to computer-implemented systems and methods for transmitting and receiving audio and video data. A method may include determining, by a device including one or more processors and a plurality of antennas, that the device is in an active state.

03/31/16
20160093957 
 Arrayed antenna for millimeter-wave and terahertz applications patent thumbnailArrayed antenna for millimeter-wave and terahertz applications
We disclose an arrayed antenna for reception of electromagnetic radiation from a millimeter-wave or terahertz range. In an example embodiment, individual antenna cells in the arrayed antenna are configured for direct detection of the received electromagnetic radiation and are electrically connected in series or in parallel with one another in a manner that causes each of the antenna cells to positively contribute to the overall gain of the arrayed antenna.

03/31/16
20160093955 
 Electronic device with passive antenna retuning circuitry patent thumbnailElectronic device with passive antenna retuning circuitry
An electronic device may have wireless circuitry with antennas. An antenna may have an inverted-f antenna resonating element, an antenna ground, and other resonating element structures.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160093947 
 Flat spiral antenna for utility meter reporting systems and other applications patent thumbnailFlat spiral antenna for utility meter reporting systems and other applications
A new flat spiral vhf antenna (fsva) transmits circularly polarized rf transmissions only. The spiral antenna transmits from circular components only, forgoing transmission from any vertical or horizontal component.

03/31/16
20160091314 

Efficient processing of double differenced updates in a kalman filter


Systems and methods are provided for sequentially updating a kalman filter in a navigation system. Respective signals from a plurality of transmitters containing range-finding data are received at a plurality of antennas.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation


03/24/16
20160088606 

Alternate feedback types for downlink multiple user mimo configurations


A method in a communication network includes obtaining descriptions of a plurality of communication channels each communication channel associated with a different one of a plurality of receivers; and generating a plurality of steering vectors, one for each of the plurality of receivers, using the descriptions of the plurality of communication channels; wherein each steering vector is used to transmit data to a corresponding one of the plurality receivers via a plurality of antennas and over a corresponding one of the communication channels simultaneously and wherein each steering vector is used to communicate data on a different one of the plurality of communication channels, and wherein each steering vector is generated to reduce interference on a corresponding communication channel caused by simultaneous transmission of data on other communication channels.. .
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


03/24/16
20160088522 

Method and apparatus in a base station for controlling communication resources to a plurality of antenna sites of the base station


Disclosed is a method performed by a base station (200) in a wireless communication system for controlling communication resources to a plurality of antenna sites (231, 232, 233, 234) of the base station, the base station providing communication resources as a number of antenna carriers providing iq data flows (iq1, iq2, iq3) to the plurality of antenna sites. The method comprises: estimating (302) traffic load on individual of the plurality of antenna sites (231, 232, 233, 234), and distributing (312) the number of antenna carriers to the plurality of antenna sites based on the estimated traffic load on individual of the plurality of antenna sites..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


03/24/16
20160087692 

Information reading system, information reading apparatus, storage medium having stored therein information reading program, and information reading method


An information reading system performs near field communication with an information storage medium. The information reading system includes: an antenna structure including a plurality of antenna coils, each arranged across at least one of the others and each having a reading area; and a computer processor configured to perform near field communication with the information storage medium in each reading area, thereby reading information from the information storage medium in proximity to the reading area..
Nintendo Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160087346 

Antenna assembly for long-range high-speed wireless communications


Various embodiments of antenna assemblies are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the antenna assembly includes a reflector comprising a center opening, a feed-antenna subassembly situated in front of the reflector, a rear housing situated behind the reflector, and a pole-mounting bracket comprising a base plate situated between the reflector and the rear housing.
Ubiquiti Networks, Inc.


03/24/16
20160087339 

Wireless communication terminal


In one implementation, an antenna array has a plurality of antenna element, each of which is configured to apply a phase shift to a signal. A beam steering controller is configured to steer a main beam of the antenna by controlling the phase shifts applied by the antenna elements.
Iridium Satellite Llc


03/24/16
20160087338 

Antenna array calibration for wireless charging


Antenna array calibration for wireless charging is disclosed. In one aspect, an initial calibration sequence is performed each time a wireless charging station is powered on.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


03/24/16
20160087337 

Antenna array calibration for wireless charging


Antenna array calibration for wireless charging is disclosed. In one aspect, an initial calibration sequence is performed each time a wireless charging station is powered on.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


03/24/16
20160084943 

Radar system for automated vehicle with phase change based target catagorization


A radar system suitable for an automated vehicle includes a plurality of antennas configured to detect a reflected radar signal reflected by an object in a field-of-view of the system. Each antenna of the plurality of antennas is configured to output detected signals indicative of the reflected radar signal detected by each of the plurality of antennas.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.


03/24/16
20160084941 

Radar system with phase based multi-target detection


A radar system includes a plurality of antennas and a controller. The plurality of antennas is configured to detect a reflected radar signal reflected by an object in a field-of-view of the system.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080948 

Method and base station for transmitting downlink signal and method and equipment for receiving downlink signal


A base station of the present invention configures resources in which a downlink signal is to be transmitted with zero power using resource sets defined for a specific number of antenna ports, regardless of the number of antenna ports actually configured in the base station, and transmits resource information indicating the configured resources to a user equipment. The user equipment of the present invention receives a downlink transmission from the base station, assuming that transmission power of resources corresponding to a resource set indicated by the resource information is zero..
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/17/16
20160080066 

Transmitter diversity technique for wireless communications


A simple block coding arrangement is created with symbols transmitted over a plurality of transmit channels, in connection with coding that comprises only simple arithmetic operations, such as negation and conjugation. The diversity created by the transmitter utilizes space diversity and either time or frequency diversity.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


03/17/16
20160080052 

Method and channel state information based on antenna mapping and subsampling


Non-zero power channel state information reference signals (csi-rs) are transmitted only on a subsampled pattern of antennas within an antenna array. Based on the transmitted csi-rs, channel state information is determined for all antennas within the antenna array by, for example, precoder matrix indicator (pmi) interpolation or channel quality indicator (cqi) compensation.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160080051 

Hybrid digital and analog beamforming for large antenna arrays


A hybrid digital and analog beamforming device for a node operable with an antenna array is disclosed. In an example, the hybrid digital and analog beamforming device can include computer circuitry configured to: segment antenna elements of an antenna array into at least two groups of antenna elements; map antenna ports for transmission chains to one group of the antenna elements; constrain digital precoding weights for a digital precoder for the antenna elements, where the digital precoding weight in dudes a digital phase and amplitude; and determine analog precoding weights for an analog precoder for the antenna elements, where the analog precoding weight includes an analog phase..

03/17/16
20160080046 

Method and modulating baseband signal in beam space multi-input multi-output, and receiving therein


A modulation method of a baseband signal, an apparatus thereof, and a receiving apparatus thereof in a beam space mimo are disclosed. The baseband signal modulation apparatus may calculate a load value of a plurality of antenna elements by using the baseband signal.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


03/17/16
20160078257 

Ultrahigh frequency rfid (radio frequency identification) reader with sighting function


An ultrahigh frequency (uhf) radio frequency identification (rfid) reader with sighting function for reading rfid tag is mainly formed by a rf antenna and a controller, wherein the physical appearance of the rf antenna is formed with a sighting portion. In reading operation, users can aim the sighting portion of the rf antenna at a rfid tag at a remote location by visual mode so that the rf antenna can finish the reading operation promptly and accurately.
Marson Technology Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077167 

Integrated optical nanoscale probe


A diamond probe is suitable to be attached to an atomic force microscope and is created with a tip that incorporates a one or more nitrogen vacancy (nv) centers located near the end of the tip. The probe arm acts as an optical waveguide to propagate the emission from the nv center with high efficiency and a beveled end directs excitation light to the nv center and directs photoluminescence light emanating from the nv center into the probe arm.
Infinitum Solutions, Inc.


03/10/16
20160073419 

Packet data transmission in a mimo system


A packet data transmission system comprises primary stations (ps) having signal transmitting and receiving means and antennas (pa1 to pa4) for propagating downlink signals and receiving uplink signals and a plurality of secondary stations (ss) able to roam within the coverage areas of the primary stations. Each secondary station (ss1) has signal transmitting and receiving means, a predetermined number of antennas (sa1 to sa4), and means for monitoring its radio environment.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/10/16
20160073418 

Communication apparatus and communication control method


A communication apparatus 101 having a plurality of antennas includes a controller that, in radio communication with another communication apparatus 103 on a plurality of channels by applying sdma (space division multiple access), acquires information on communication performance of the another communication apparatus 103 and, based on the information, controls the radio communication that employs the sdma.. .
Kycero Corporation


03/10/16
20160073222 

Mobile phone and near field communication


Disclosed herein is a mobile phone with the near field communication (nfc) technology and method of operating the mobile phone. The mobile phone includes a display; a baseband chip; a near field communication (nfc) module comprising an rf antenna, an nfc tag circuit and an nfc main chip; and the rf antenna configured to receive incoming rf signals in 13.56 mhz..
Aq Corporation


03/10/16
20160072572 

Method for performing beamforming based on partial antenna array in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor


A method for receiving a signal from a base station by a user equipment using beamforming based on a massive antenna array in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes configuring a preferred antenna port set among a plurality of antenna ports included in the massive antenna array, measuring channel state information by receiving a reference signal corresponding to the preferred antenna port set and reporting the channel state information to the base station, and receiving a beam-formed signal from the base station using the preferred antenna port set based on the channel state information..
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/10/16
20160072570 

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method


A wireless communication device including: a plurality of phase shifters, each of the plurality of phase shifters adjusting each amplitude and each phase of each analog signal by each element of a transmission weight vector, each analog signal being generated by multiplexing a plurality of signals that are addressed to a plurality of terminals respectively, a plurality of antennas, each of the plurality of antennas transmitting each analog signal whose phase has been shifted by each of the plurality of phase shifter, and a processor configured to: obtain a plurality of steering vectors that correspond to the plurality of terminals respectively, and generate the transmission weight vector by combining the plurality of steering vectors.. .
Fujitsu Limited


03/10/16
20160072561 

Method and appartus for modulating baseband signal in beam space multi-input multi-output


A method and apparatus for modulating a baseband signal in beam space mimo are provided. The baseband signal modulation apparatus may calculate a load value of a plurality of antenna elements using a baseband signal.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


03/10/16
20160072186 

Hierarchical phase shift array antenna weight look ahead, elaboration, and beam-splitting methods


An array antenna system consists of layered construct of subarrays. Each beam pointing angle requires an antenna weight vector (awv).

03/10/16
20160069980 

Wireless communication device and estimation method


A wireless communication device includes: a plurality of antennas configured to receive a radio wave; a processor configured to execute a program; and a memory configured to store the program, wherein the processor preforms operations to: measure reception strength of a radio wave of an estimation target at each of the plurality of antennas; executes first calculation processing of calculating first correlation coefficients of antenna pairs among the plurality of antennas and calculating a second correlation coefficient of the plurality of antennas by using the first correlation coefficients for each of a plurality of direction-of-arrival candidates of the radio wave; and estimates a first direction of arrival of the radio wave of the estimation target based on the second correlation coefficient for each of the direction-of-arrival candidates.. .
Fujitsu Limited


03/03/16
20160065335 

Apparatus and controlling inter-cell interference


An apparatus and method for controlling inter-cell interference is disclosed. The user equipment for controlling inter-cell interference in a wireless communication system includes an interference level measuring module configured to measure interference levels of neighboring cells using at least one of information about the number of antennas among antennas deployed in the neighboring cells, information about indexes of the effective antennas, and information about reference signal of the neighboring cells, an interference restriction request determination module configured to compare the interference levels of the neighboring cells with a predetermined threshold and to determine whether or not ue requests an interference restriction to the neighboring cells, and a transmitter configured to transmit information about one or more neighboring cells, to which the interference restriction request will be transmitted, to a serving base station..
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/03/16
20160065295 

Antenna-diversity receiver and operating an antenna-diversity receiver and a transmitter in a frequency-hopping communication system


The receiver has an antenna sampling mode in which the receiver receives, successively for each combination of antenna and advertising channel, advertising packets. The receiver determines a corresponding signal quality value and selects, for each data channel, an antenna from the antenna set on the basis of the determined signal quality values..

03/03/16
20160065282 

Linear precoding in full-dimensional mimo systems and dynamic vertical sectorization


Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for linear precoding in full-dimensional mimo (fd-mimo) systems. According to aspects, an enb may compress a larger number of antenna elements to a smaller number of antenna ports.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/03/16
20160064830 

Alford loop antennas with parasitic elements


According to one embodiment of the invention, a network device comprises a plurality of antennas comprising a first antenna, wherein the first antenna comprises: a first set of one or more elements that form an alford loop and that is configured for electrical excitation via a current transmitted over a conductive medium from a signal source and a second set of one or more elements that is configured for electromagnetic induction without contact with the conductive medium from the signal source.. .
Aruba Networks, Inc.


03/03/16
20160064816 

Apparatus with multi-directional radiation capability using multiple antenna elements


An apparatus for reducing interference and improving communication quality for rf communications over mm-wave frequency bands between wireless communications devices. In one embodiment, for example, the apparatus comprises a plurality of high-gain directional antenna elements each configured to maximally radiate in different directions relative to the apparatus.
Nitero Pty Ltd.


03/03/16
20160064815 

Antenna equipped with horizontally arranged radiating elements


The present invention relates to a base station antenna for mobile communication, the antenna, equipped with horizontally arranged radiating elements and connected to a base station system, comprising: a reflective plate disposed in the interior of a multiple-input multiple-output antenna; a plurality of antennas disposed on the planar surface of the reflective plate; and a moving unit for moving the plurality of antennas vertically within the range of the planar surface of the reflective plate.. .
Kmw Inc.


03/03/16
20160064809 

Antenna system with reduced multipath reception


An antenna system with a sharp difference in directional pattern is intended for receiving gnss signals. The antenna system includes at least two antenna elements located above a high-impedance capacitive ground plane, and a combining network.
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.


03/03/16
20160064808 

Antenna designs


According to one embodiment of the invention, a network device comprises a plurality of antennas comprising a first antenna, wherein the first antenna comprises: a first set of one or more elements that form an alford loop and that is configured for electrical excitation via a current transmitted over a conductive medium from a signal source and a second set of one or more elements that is configured for electromagnetic induction without contact with the conductive medium from the signal source.. .
Aruba Networks, Inc.


03/03/16
20160064802 

Multiband antenna arrangement


A multiband antenna arrangement is disclosed. The multiband antenna arrangement includes a metallic shell forming an rectangular outer appearance and including a metallic top shell acting as a radiating element of antenna, a printed circuit board, a wifi antenna, a diversity antenna having a grounded point and a feeding point electrically connecting the radiating element of the metallic top shell, a gps antenna far away from the diversity antenna and having a grounded point and a feeding point electrically connecting the radiating element of the metallic top shell, the grounded point of the diversity antenna and the grounded point of the gps antenna both positioned between the feeding point of the diversity antenna and the feeding point of the gps antenna..
Aac Technologies Pte. Ltd.


02/25/16
20160057742 

Methods and nodes in a wireless communication system


Methods and nodes, using at least one subframe, and at least one set of reference signals selected from a first or second candidate set of reference signals, each set of reference signals comprising a set of antenna ports. The method comprises assigning resource blocks by means of control channel for the data channel in the subframe; associating one set of reference signals, selected from the first or the second candidate set of reference signals with the assigned resource blocks, utilising the set of antenna ports of the selected set of reference signals, based on a set of rules related to at least the assigned resource blocks; and transmitting the data channel on the assigned resource blocks..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/25/16
20160057260 

Systems and methods for enabling radio-frequency communication of a modular mobile electronic device


A system for enabling rf communication of a modular mobile electronic device includes a set of antennas that enable rf communication of modules removably coupled to the modular mobile electronic device and an antenna control system, including an antenna routing system, wherein the antenna routing system controls electrical coupling between the set of antennas and the modular mobile electronic device, wherein the antenna tuning system is integrated into a chassis of the modular mobile electronic device.. .
Google, Inc.


02/25/16
20160056876 

Communication system, base station, mobile station, and reception quality determination method


A communication system includes a base station including a plurality of antennas that separate from each other and a mobile station. The base station maps a plurality of reference signals separable from each other onto the antennas to transmit the mapped reference signals.
Fujitsu Limited


02/25/16
20160056867 

Base station and massive mimo communication method


A base station that includes a data control circuitry that processes a transmission signal to be simultaneously transmitted to a plurality of mobile terminals; a modulator circuitry that modulates the transmission signal processed by the data control circuitry; a radio frequency modulator circuitry that modulates the transmission signal modulated by the modulator circuitry into a radio frequency transmission signal; and a plurality of antennas that wirelessly transmit the radio frequency transmission signal to the plurality of mobile terminals. In a case that the number of the plurality of mobile terminals to which the transmission signal is to be transmitted is nv and the number of the plurality of antennas is nb, the data control circuitry multiplies the transmission signal by a precode matrix..
Sony Corporation


02/25/16
20160056527 

Electronic device with fingerprint sensor and tunable hybrid antenna


An electronic device may have wireless circuitry and components such as sensors. The electronic device may have a metal housing having first and second planar rear wall portions separated by a gap.
Apple Inc.


02/25/16
20160056526 

Electronic device with peripheral display antenna


An electronic device may be provided with electrical components mounted in a housing. The electronic device may include wireless transceiver circuitry and antenna structures.
Apple Inc.


02/25/16
20160055560 

System for facilitating point of sale transactions


A system for providing products to a customer including stand-alone (micro store booth) containing products each having a passive rfid tag and a unique qr code affixed thereto adapted to be positioned within a retail establishment. The micro store booth includes a plurality of antennas for emitting a signal to activate the rfid tag and a rfid reader to obtain information unique to each product for storage on a storage medium.
Tofugear Limited


02/25/16
20160054405 

Radio frequency antenna device for generating a digital magnetic resonance information signal


The present invention provides a radio frequency (rf) antenna device (140) for providing magnetic resonance (mr) information from an examination space (116) of a mr imaging system (110), comprising at least one rf coil (142) with at least one connection port (144) for receiving an analog mr information signal, and at least one analog to digital converter (adc) (150), which is connected to the at least one connection port (144) and which converts the analog mr information signal into a digital mr information signal, whereby the at least one adc (150) is a rf band-pass sub-sampled sigma-delta analog to digital converter. The present invention also provides a mr imaging system (110) comprising such a rf antenna device (140).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


02/25/16
20160054404 

Multi-zone radio-frequency coil array for variable patient sizes


A local magnetic resonance (mr) radio frequency (rf) coil (12, 70, 90) includes a fixed size coil housing (19, 72) with an internal opening (26) which receives a portion of a subject anatomy for imaging. The internal opening (26) includes a narrowed portion (28) and a divergent portion (30) which accommodates variable sizes of subject anatomy.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


02/18/16
20160050715 

Improved antenna arrangement


A wireless node (10) comprises an rf modem (12), an rf switch array (14) connected to the rf modem (12), the rf switch array (14) comprising a layer of circuit board (18) sandwiched between layers of conductive material (20, 22) and a plurality of antennas (16) connected to the circuit board (18) of the rf switch array (14) via waveguides (36) present in the layers of conductive material (20, 22), a first subset of the antennas (16) arranged in a first horizontal plane h1 and a second subset of the antennas (16) arranged below the first horizontal plane h1 in a second horizontal plane h2.. .
Cambridge Communication Systems Limited


02/18/16
20160050011 

Distributed airborne communication systems


Methods and apparatus for providing distributed airborne wireless communications are provided. An airborne wireless communication system may include: an airborne fleet comprising a plurality of airborne platforms; a distributed communication payload subdivided into parts, each distributed on respective airborne platforms.
Sunlight Photonics Inc.


02/18/16
20160050003 

Method and reporting channel status information in wireless communication system


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and, more specifically, to a method and an apparatus for reporting channel status information (csi). Particularly, the method by which a terminal in the wireless communication system reports the csi, comprises the steps of: receiving a reference signal from a base station; and reporting, to the base station, the csi generated by using the reference signal, wherein the csi includes channel information for a plurality of antenna ports mapped according to a first parameter, and the first parameter is a value related to vertical domain antenna ports indicated through upper layer signaling..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/18/16
20160049995 

Method and arrangement for phase calibration of transmit and/or receive paths of an antenna array


A method of calibrating transmit and/or receive paths of an antenna comprising at least two antenna columns, each of which comprising two co-located sub-arrays of antenna elements. The method includes the steps of transmitting a measurement signal on at least one of the antenna elements, and receiving a representation of the measurement signal on at least one other of the antenna elements, the representation comprising at least a mutual coupling component dependent on the mutual coupling between the at least one antenna element and the at least one other antenna element.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/18/16
20160049993 

Method and system for use in configuring multiple near field antenna systems


Some embodiments provide a method of configuring a near field wireless network are provided, comprising: identifying a plurality of near field antenna systems including a first, second and third antenna systems, wherein the first antenna system is cooperated with a first consumer electronic (ce) device and the second antenna system is cooperated with a second ce device, wherein each of the plurality of antenna systems comprises a power transfer antenna and one or more communications antennas; receiving wireless coupling parameters corresponding to the antenna systems; determining wireless coupling configurations configured to dictate which of the antenna systems each of the first, second and third antenna systems is to directly communicate with; and initiating a communication of one or more configuration instructions directing each of the plurality of antenna systems to be configured in accordance with the determined wireless coupling configurations.. .
Sony Network Entertainment International Llc


02/18/16
20160049985 

Switchable rf transmit/receive multiplexer


A switchable rf transmit/receive (tx/rx) multiplexer, which includes a group of rf tx bandpass filters, a group of rf tx switching elements, and a group of rf rx bandpass filters; is disclosed. The group of rf tx bandpass filters includes a first rf tx bandpass filter and a second rf tx bandpass filter, such that each of the first rf tx bandpass filter and the second rf tx bandpass filter is coupled to a first filter connection node.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


02/18/16
20160049965 

Tunable rf transmit/receive multiplexer


A tunable rf transmit/receive (tx/rx) multiplexer, which includes a tunable rf tx/rx diplexing circuit and a first group of rf rx bandpass filters, is disclosed. The tunable rf tx/rx diplexing circuit has a first rx connection node and a first antenna port, which is coupled to a first rf antenna.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


02/18/16
20160049924 

Radio communication using a plurality of selected antennas


The invention relates to a method for radio communication using a plurality of antennas, and to an apparatus for radio communication using a plurality of antennas. An apparatus for radio communication of the invention comprises: 4 antennas; a radio device; an antenna tuning apparatus having 2 antenna ports and 2 radio ports; a switching unit comprising 4 input ports each coupled to one of the antennas through a feeder, and 2 output ports, the switching unit operating in an active configuration in which it provides a path between any one of the output ports and one of the input ports, the active configuration being determined by a configuration instruction generated by the radio device; and a tuning control unit, the tuning control unit receiving a tuning instruction generated by the radio device, the tuning control unit delivering a plurality of tuning control signals to the antenna tuning apparatus..
Tekcem


02/18/16
20160049921 

Configurable rf transmit/receive multiplexer


A configurable rf transmit/receive (tx/rx) multiplexer, which includes a group of rf tx bandpass filters, a group of rf tx switching elements, and a group of rf rx bandpass filters; is disclosed. Each of the group of rf rx bandpass filters is coupled to a first common connection node.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


02/18/16
20160049787 

Power socket apparatus with short distance communication function


A power socket apparatus with short distance communication functions includes a plurality of power sockets, a plurality of antenna modules, a plurality of short distance communication readers-writers, a microcontroller and a power supply circuit. The short distance communication reader-writer receives a data of an electronic apparatus through the antenna module when a power plug is plugged into the power socket, wherein the data of the electronic apparatus is stored in an electronic tag.
Jogtek Corp.


02/18/16
20160048713 

Reconfigurable rfid antenna assembly utilizing a common reflector code


A reconfigurable radio frequency identification (rfid) antenna assembly utilizing a common reflector core includes a plurality of antennas, wherein each antenna consists of: a first replaceable antenna element, at least one first replaceable standoff, and a reflector panel, which is configured for a lowest operable frequency of the antenna assembly. The reflector panels of all the plurality of antenna elements are connected together to form a common reflector core housing within the antenna elements disposed outside of the housing.
Symbol Technologies, Inc.


02/18/16
20160047885 

Direction finding antenna format


A method of direction finding (df) positioning based on a simplified antenna platform format in a wireless communication network is proposed. A receiver receives antenna platform format information of a transmitter having multiple antenna elements.
Mediatek Inc.


02/11/16
20160044723 

Method and system for facilitating the establishment of a virtual private network in a cellular communication network


A method for facilitating the establishment of a virtual private network in a cellular communication network comprising the steps of: arranging a network interface device in close proximity to a plurality of antennas; identifying an access request from a client device to establish a virtual private network connection through a core network portion by means of the network interface device; determining application information from the client device by means of the net-work interface device; and comparing the application information to a network information of the core net-work portion to determine whether the application information matches the net-work information by means of the network interface device.. .
Adva Optical Networking Se


02/11/16
20160044458 

System and determining a location area of a mobile user


Systems and methods are provided for determining a location area of a user using a mobile communication terminal in a geographical area covered by a mobile radio network. Antenna probabilities, corresponding to a plurality of antennas located in the geographical area, may be determined for a plurality of sub-areas of the geographical area.
Swisscom Ag


02/11/16
20160043794 

Systems and methods for focusing beams with mode division multiplexing


A system for focusing a multiplexed beam includes oam signal processing circuitry for generating a multiplexed oam multiplexed signal. A plurality of antennas comprises an antenna array.

02/11/16
20160043792 

Apparatus and adjusting receive beam gain in a wireless communication system


The present disclosure is related to a 5th generation (5g) or pre-5g communication system to provide higher data rates than a 4th generation (4g) communication system such as long term evolution (lte). A method for adjusting a receive beam gain by a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communication system is provided.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/11/16
20160043791 

Codebook design and structure for advanced wireless communication systems


A base station includes a transceiver configured to transmit csi-rs according to a csi-rs configuration comprising a first and a second numbers of antenna ports, and downlink signals comprising the csi-rs configuration to the ue, and, receive uplink signals comprising a plurality of csi reports from the ue, and a processor configured to extract an ri and at least pmis from the plurality of csi reports, determine a component precoder on the first number of antenna ports, using a first pmi and a second pmi, determine a complex number u, using a third pmi, and determine a composite precoder equal to a block matrix comprising nr row blocks whose n-th row block is a product of un-1 and the component precoder, wherein nr is equal to the second number of antenna ports.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/11/16
20160043790 

Structured mimo codebook


Provided is a method of wireless communication which includes selecting a codebook from a plurality of codebooks in accordance with an antenna characteristic, and transmitting an indication of the selected codebook. Each of the plurality of codebooks is associated with one of a plurality of antenna characteristics.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/11/16
20160043477 

Multimode antenna structure


A multimode antenna structure is provided for transmitting and receiving electromagnetic signals in a communication device. The antenna structure includes a plurality of antenna ports for coupling to the circuitry; a plurality of antenna elements, each operatively coupled to a different one of the antenna ports; and a plurality of connecting elements.
Skycross, Inc.


02/11/16
20160043476 

Multi-antenna array for long term evolution multi-input multi-output communication system


A multi-antenna array for a lte mimo communication system is provided in an embodiment of this invention, comprising a reflection plate and a power feed network disposed on the back of the reflection plate, a plurality of power distribution plates being arranged on the back of the reflection plate for controlling power distribution for antenna radiation units in different polarization manners respectively, the plurality of power distribution plates being disposed in upper and lower layers and are located at the geometrical center of a parallel plane of the reflection plate. The embodiment of this invention may prevent the scrambled arrangement of the power feed network in a multi-antenna array adopted in a lte mimo communication system, simplify power feed manner of antenna radiation units in different polarization manners, reduce complexity and the rate of errors in mass production of multi-antenna arrays of lte mimo communication systems, and facilitate locating faults and replacing feed circuits..
China Telecom Corporation Limited


02/11/16
20160043467 

Antenna with multiple coupled regions


A device includes a plurality of antennas, including one or more active antennas, the antennas being configured in one of a plurality of possible configurations to achieve operation in wan, lte, wifi, or wimax bands, or a combination thereof. In some embodiments, a passive antenna is utilized with lumped loading to fix the antenna tuning state.
Ethertronics, Inc.


02/11/16
20160043460 

Antenna device and setting resonant frequency of antenna device


In antenna device, a coil conductor of an antenna coil module and a conductor layer at least partially overlap. A current flows in the conductor layer to block a magnetic field generated by a current flowing in the coil conductor.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037580 

Method and processing data flows


An apparatus for facilitating the re-distribution of processing load between a plurality of radio equipment controllers arranged in a daisy chain configuration on a common public radio interface. The apparatus may be included in each rec and has two framers which may co-operate to forward iq data of antenna carriers received on a downlink from a preceding rec to a subsequent rec in the chain and a dma module or channel which can read iq data from a system memory for onward transmission.

02/04/16
20160037539 

Antenna method and apparatus


An information handling system includes a triangular chassis and a plurality of antennas that provide optimized coverage in all directions around the triangular chassis. An antenna may be operated from each vertex of the triangular shaped base chassis.
Dell Products, Lp


02/04/16
20160037497 

Enhanced base station and communicating through an enhanced distributed antenna system (edas)


Embodiments of an enhanced base station and method for communicating through an enhanced distributed antenna system (edas) are generally described herein. The edas includes geographically-separated antenna nodes and each of the antenna nodes has a plurality of antenna elements.
Intel Corporation


02/04/16
20160037289 

Mobile phone and near field communication


Disclosed herein is a mobile phone with the near field communication (nfc) technology and method of operating the mobile phone. The mobile phone includes a display; a baseband chip; a near field communication (nfc) module comprising an rf antenna, an nfc tag circuit and an nfc main chip; and the rf antenna configured to receive incoming rf signals in 13.56 mhz..
Aq Corporation


02/04/16
20160036510 

Control radio communication system, radio communication system, and radio communication apparatus


When communication is to be performed between communication devices having a directivity control function, a plurality of antenna-setting pairs available for the communication are stored by an initial training, and the communication is started by using one of the plurality of antenna-setting pairs. When the communication quality is deteriorated, firstly, a training signal is transmitted while successively setting each one of the plurality of antenna-setting candidates determined in the initial training in a transmitting antenna of one of the communication devices (400), and the training signal is received in a state where a quasi-omni pattern is generated in a receiving antenna of the other communication device (500).
Nec Corporation


02/04/16
20160036129 

Planar inverted-f antenna


A planar inverted-f antenna includes an antenna body including a grounding portion, a first and a second radiating arm extending in a lengthwise direction substantially, a coaxial cable and a metal foil attached the grounding portion. The first radiating arm and the second radiating arm extend in opposite directions from a joint point thereof, the joint point and the grounding portion connect with each other by a connecting portion.
Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited


02/04/16
20160036125 

Self-steering antenna arrays


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products are provided for self-steering antennas. In one aspect, there is a method.
The Regents Of The University Of California


02/04/16
20160036118 

Hybrid radio frequency / inductive loop charger


Biometric monitoring devices, including various technologies that may be implemented in such devices, are discussed herein. Additionally, techniques, systems, and apparatuses are discussed herein for providing a hybrid antenna including an rf radiator and an electrically coupled inductive loop.
Fitbit, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035164 

Wearable portable electronic device


A wearable portable electronic device includes a main body, a strap connected to the main body, and a transponder. The transponder includes a control module mounted on the main body, an ultrahigh frequency (uhf) transmitter electrically connected to the control module, an uhf antenna coupled to the uhf transmitter, a lower frequency (lf) receiver electrically connected to the control module, and a first lf antenna coupled to the lf receiver.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034729 

Rfid integrated antenna system


An rfid system includes at least one host controller and at least one antenna module coupled to the host controller. The antenna module may include a plurality of antenna elements, at least one multiplexer (mux) module integrated in the antenna module, and an rfid reader integrated in the antenna module.
Promega Corporation


02/04/16
20160033670 

Switching an operating mode of an nmr logging tool


In some aspects of what is described here, a downhole nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) logging tool can obtain nmr data from a subterranean region. The nmr logging tool includes a magnet assembly operable to produce a static magnetic field in the subterranean region.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


01/28/16
20160029351 

Base station, terminal, communication system, communication method, and integrated circuit


There is provided a base station that communicates with a terminal by using a resource element constituted by a sub-carrier and an ofdm symbol. The base station includes an epdcch generator, a reference signal generator, and a transmitter.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


01/28/16
20160028863 

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


01/28/16
20160028521 

Base station, terminal, communication system, communication method, and integrated circuit


There is provided a base station that communicates with a terminal by using a resource element constituted by a sub-carrier and an ofdm symbol. The base station includes a pdsch generator, a reference signal generator, and a transmitter.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


01/28/16
20160028461 

Reference signal measurement use in wireless communication system including plural base stations with distributed antennas


An apparatus and a method of measuring a reference signal for efficient downlink transmission in a mobile communication system are provided. The system includes plural base stations, each having a plurality of antennas distributed in the service area thereof based on a distributed antenna system (das).
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160028458 

Transmission method, transmitter apparatus, reception method and receiver apparatus


Transmission quality is improved in an environment in which direct waves dominate in a transmission method for transmitting a plurality of modulated signals from a plurality of antennas at the same time. All data symbols used in data transmission of a modulated signal are precoded by hopping between precoding matrices so that the precoding matrix used to precode each data symbol and the precoding matrices used to precode data symbols that are adjacent to the data symbol in the frequency domain and the time domain all differ.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


01/28/16
20160028447 

Distributed antenna system over ethernet


According to an example, a distributed antenna system includes a central processing apparatus and a plurality of antenna apparatuses connected to the central processing apparatus via ethernet cables through an ethernet switch. The plurality of antenna apparatuses are spatially distributed with respect to each other and the central processing apparatus is to communicate ethernet packets to the plurality of antenna apparatuses.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


01/28/16
20160028141 

Connection structure between antenna apparatus and radio communication apparatus


Antenna 2 and radio communication apparatus 1 include mount portions 9 and 15, flat proximity opposing surfaces 13 and 20, and waveguide portions 12 and 19 penetrating through proximity opposing surfaces 13 and 20, respectively. For example, in proximity opposing surface 13 of radio communication apparatus 1, choke groove 14 is formed outside waveguide portion 12.
Nec Corporation




F Antenna topics: Rf Antenna, Hydrocarbon, Base Station, Access Point, Wireless Communication Device, Basic Service Set, Spatial Multiplexing, Communication System, Multiplexing, Downlink Control Channel, Physical Downlink Control Channel, Allocation, Distributed, Modulation, Demodulation

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