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 Acknowledgment data unit for multiple uplink data units patent thumbnailAcknowledgment data unit for multiple uplink data units
A method for simultaneously communicating with multiple communication devices in a wireless local area network is described. Multiple uplink data units are received that are simultaneously transmitted by multiple second communication devices.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


 Automatic network connection data synchronization for authorized personal devices patent thumbnailAutomatic network connection data synchronization for authorized personal devices
One embodiment provides a method, including: identifying, using a short range wireless device of an electronic device, another user device; transferring, using the short range wireless device, connection data for a wireless local area network (wlan) access point between the electronic device and the another user device; and connecting, using a processor of the electronic device, to the wlan using the connection data. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


 Operating in power save mode patent thumbnailOperating in power save mode
A method for operating in a power save mode for a wireless local area network and a device using the same are provided. After waking up, a device receives a frame via a wireless medium to determine that the wireless medium is busy.
Techflux, Ltd.


 Methods for automatically switching between a mobile network and a local area network patent thumbnailMethods for automatically switching between a mobile network and a local area network
A method for automatically switching between a mobile network and a local area network based on practical situations of both networks, whereby the switch does affect the online experience. For a switch from a mobile network to a local area network, wherein the network device is access to the mobile network, the switch is activated when data buffering meets requirements and a stable local area network signal is available, and then the network device is switched into the local area network.
Shenzhen Antop Technology Limited


 Offloading mechanism using load-dependent offloading criteria patent thumbnailOffloading mechanism using load-dependent offloading criteria
Offloading mechanism using load-dependent offloading criteria various communication systems may benefit from load adjustments, such as on-loading or off-loading. For example, third generation partnership project, 3gpp, and wireless local area network, wlan, systems may benefit from a load-dependent load adjustment mechanism.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


 Method and  steering traffic between cellular network and wireless local area network (lan) network in mobile communication system patent thumbnailMethod and steering traffic between cellular network and wireless local area network (lan) network in mobile communication system
The present disclosure relates to a 5g or pre-5g communication system to be provided for supporting a higher data transmission rate beyond 4g communication systems such as lte. More specifically, a method for transmitting and receiving signals by a base station of a mobile communication system according to one embodiment of the present specification comprises: a step of determining whether to steer a traffic related to a terminal to a wireless lan; a step for determining a traffic to be steered to the wireless lan; a step for transmitting, to the terminal, a first message including information for an uplink transmission of the traffic to be steered; and a step for transmitting, to a gateway, a second message including information for a downlink transmission of the traffic to be steered.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd


 Multi-user packet transmission, clustering and/or scheduling in a wireless local area network patent thumbnailMulti-user packet transmission, clustering and/or scheduling in a wireless local area network
There is provided a method for multi-user packet transmission in a wireless local area network, wlan. The method comprises actively delaying (s1) packets before transmission to enable clustering of packets intended for multiple users.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


 Distributed network data usage metering across authorized personal devices patent thumbnailDistributed network data usage metering across authorized personal devices
One embodiment provides a method, including: establishing, using a wireless wide area network (wwan) device of an electronic device, a wwan connection; communicating, using the wwan device, data over the wwan connection; tethering, using the wwan device and a wireless local area network (wlan) device of the electronic device, another user device; communicating, using a processor of the electronic device, data according to the tethering; and determining, using a processor of the electronic device, a separate data usage value for data communicated over the wwan for the another user device. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


 Systems, equipment and methods for automatically tracking cable connections and for identifying work area devices and related methods of operating communications networks patent thumbnailSystems, equipment and methods for automatically tracking cable connections and for identifying work area devices and related methods of operating communications networks
Systems, equipment and methods for automatically tracking cable connections and for identifying work area devices and related methods of operating communications networks are provided. In one embodiment, a method of automatically identifying an end device that is connected to a local area network, the method comprising: transmitting a first control signal over a control channel that runs from a first connector port on a patch panel of the local area network to an integrated circuit chip mounted on the end device through at least a communications cable, a second connector port and a patch cord; receiving a second control signal from the integrated circuit chip over the control channel in response to the first signal, the second signal including identifying information for the end device..
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina


 Method and  transmitting feedback frame in wireless local area network system patent thumbnailMethod and transmitting feedback frame in wireless local area network system
Provides are a method and an apparatus for transmitting a feedback frame in a wireless local area network (wlan) system. Specifically, a station (sta) receives, from an access point (ap), a null data packet announcement (ndpa) frame indicating transmission of a null data packet (ndp).
Lg Electronics Inc.


Detecting format of data

A method for detecting a format of data in a wireless local area network and a device using the same are provided. The device receives a physical layer protocol data unit (ppdu) that includes a first field and a second field.
Techflux, Ltd.

Resource indication processing method and processing apparatus, access point, and station

A resource indication processing method, which is applied to a wireless local area network that uses an ofdma technology, where the method includes sending or receiving a frame including a resource indication field, where the resource indication field includes an identifier of a user, and resource block information and modulation and coding scheme mcs information that are corresponding to the identifier of the user.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Bandwidth signaling

Bandwidth signaling in a wireless local area network is provided. The bandwidth signaling is performed by exchanging a request-to-send (rts) frame and a clear-to-send (cts) frame via plurality of transmission channels..
Techflux, Ltd.

Methods for exchanging operation changes between wlan stations

A receiving station in a wireless local area network (wlan) implements a method to initiate a change in a receive operating mode during a current transmission opportunity (txop) of a transmitting station. The method sends a receive operating mode change to the transmitting station, where the receive operating mode change requests changes to at least one receive operating mode parameter associated with at least one transmission from the transmitting station to the receiving station.
Newracom, Inc.

Method and device for transmitting data

A method and a device for transmitting data in in a wireless local area network are provided. The device supports a multiple basic service set and sends a physical protocol data unit (ppdu).
Techflux, Ltd.

Padding in high-efficiency signal b in a high efficiency wireless local area networks

Methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for padding and decoding coding for a he-sig-b field are disclosed. An apparatus of an access point or station is disclosed.

Method and device for transmitting data

A method for transmitting data in a wireless local area network and a device suing the same are provided. The device transmits a plurality of medium access control protocol data units (mpdus) to at least one destination station.
Techflux, Ltd.

Frame transmission wireless local area network

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a frame transmission method and an apparatus for a wireless local area network, which relate to the field of communications technologies. In the present invention, in a wlan frame transmission process, a frame sent by a wireless local area network wlan device is received, and identification of frames of different standards is completed by detecting a format indication field included in the frame, so as to implement backward compatibility of the wlan device, so that hybrid networking of wlan devices of different standards can be supported, flexibility of network deployment is improved, and networking complexity is reduced..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Photovoltaic management and module-level power electronics

A photovoltaic (pv) system includes module-level power electronic (mlpe) devices that produce energy. The pv system includes a gateway to receive and send data to mlpe devices.
Sunpower Corporation

Dual communication-interface facility monitoring and management system and method

A dual communication-interface facility monitoring and management system, the system including a multiplicity of facility monitoring\management devices, the devices including at least one of at least one facility monitoring sensor and at least one facility management device, the facility monitoring sensors being operative to monitor it least a part of a facility, the facility management devices being operative to manage at last part of the facility, a facility communication gateway operative to facilitate electronic communication between as local area network (lan) associated with the facility and an a wide area network (wan) external to the facility, and a dual communication-interface facility monitoring and management subsystem operative to communicate with each of the multiplicity of devices via at least one of a first multiplicity of communication protocols and to communicate with the facility communication gateway via at least one of a second multiplicity of communication protocols.. .
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Lighting infrastructure and revenue model

In one example, a computing device is configured to calculate fees and revenues related to a lighting infrastructure application framework. An example computing device comprises a memory and a processor coupled to the memory configured with processor-executable instructions to perform operations comprising receiving, data that includes at least one of sensor data and controller information related to at least one of a sensor and a controller, wherein the sensor and the controller are within a local area network coupled to a computing device having the processor and are associated with at least one lighting node platform device; calculating information describing the fees and the revenues associated with the received data, wherein the revenues are for a lighting infrastructure owner associated with the computing device; and transmitting the calculated information to another device associated with the lighting infrastructure application framework..
Sensity Systems Inc.

Lighting infrastructure and revenue model

In one example, a computing device is configured to calculate fees and revenues related to a lighting infrastructure application framework. An example device comprises a memory and a processor coupled to the memory configured with processor-executable instructions to perform operations comprising receiving data that includes at least one of sensor data and controller information related to at least one of a sensor and a controller, wherein the sensor and the controller are within a local area network coupled to the computing device and are associated with at least one lighting node platform device; calculating information describing the fees and the revenues associated with the received data, wherein the revenues are for a lighting infrastructure owner associated with the computing device; and transmitting the calculated information to another device associated with the lighting infrastructure application framework..
Sensity Systems Inc.

Lighting infrastructure and revenue model

In one example, a computing device is configured to calculate fees and revenues related to a lighting infrastructure application framework. The example device comprises means for receiving data that includes at least one of sensor data and controller information related to at least one of a sensor and a controller, wherein the sensor and the controller are within a local area network coupled to the computing device and are associated with at least one lighting node platform device; means for calculating information describing the fees and the revenues associated with the received data, wherein the revenues are for a lighting infrastructure owner associated with the computing device; and means for transmitting the calculated information to another device associated with the lighting infrastructure application framework..
Sensity Systems Inc.

Clustered automation platform based on data distribution service middleware

A clustered automation platform includes a plurality of distributed autonomous junction boxes connected to a master autonomous junction box, wherein each of the distributed autonomous junction boxes is configured to connect to one or more process measurement and control devices. The clustered automation platform also includes a fault-tolerant local area ethernet network configured to interconnect the master autonomous junction box with a fault-tolerant input/output system server and a fault-tolerant control server.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

Identification of a wireless device in a wireless communication environment

There is provided a method of enabling identification of a wireless device in a wireless communication environment, the wireless device being attached to a cellular radio communication network. The method comprises the step of the wireless device sending, to a network node in a wireless local area network, wlan, an identifier of the wireless device valid in the cellular radio communication network before or when contacting the wlan for association of the wireless device in the wlan.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Systems and methods for lte-wan aggregation

The present disclosure is directed to methods and system for managing communication of packets. A transceiver node receives a plurality of ip data packets from an internet protocol (ip) network.
Broadcom Corporation

Wireless local area network (wlan) radio link failure (rlf) triggering

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for wireless local area network (wlan) radio link failure (rlf) triggering are provided.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Link adaptation for 802.11 system

A method implemented by a first network device in a wireless local area network (wlan) to provide modulation coding scheme (mcs) feedback. The method includes selecting an mcs that is determined to have a highest data rate among a plurality of available mcses that when used to transmit a frame having a reference payload size over a wireless communications link between the first network device and a second network device results in a frame error rate that is less than or equal to a threshold error rate for a given set of transmission properties, generating a frame having a media access control (mac) header, wherein a control field of the mac header includes an indication of the selected mcs, and transmitting the generated frame to the second network device through a wireless medium..
Newracom, Inc.

Systems and methods of extending on premise network into the cloud

The present disclosure is directed towards systems and methods for extending vlans into the cloud using vxlans. A method for extending an on-premise network to the cloud is described.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Lighting infrastructure and revenue model

In one example, a method for a computing device calculates fees and revenues related to a lighting infrastructure application framework. The method comprises receiving, at the computing device, data that includes at least one of sensor data and controller information related to at least one of a sensor and a controller, wherein the sensor and the controller are within a local area network coupled to the computing device and are associated with at least one lighting node platform device; calculating information describing the fees and the revenues associated with the received data, wherein the revenue is for a lighting infrastructure owner associated with the computing device; and transmitting the calculated information to another device associated with the lighting infrastructure application framework..
Sensity Systems Inc.

Method for transmitting and receiving data using wlan carriers and apparatus thereof

The present embodiment relates to a method and an apparatus for controlling a base station and a terminal to transmit ad/or receive specific user plane data through a wlan carrier while transmitting the user plane data by adding the wlan carrier to the e-utran carrier in the ran (wireless access network) level. In particular, a method may be provided for transmitting and receiving data by a terminal.
Kt Corporation

Method and transmitting and receiving data using wlan radio resources

Provided is a method and apparatus for processing control plane data to enable an evolve node b (enb) and a user equipment (ue) to transmit and/or receive user plane data through a wlan carrier when the user plane data is transmitted by adding a wlan radio resource to an e-utran carrier in a radio access network (ran) level. Particularly, provided is a method for a ue to transmit and receive data, the method including: receiving, from an enb, wireless local area network (wlan) cell configuration information which is for transmitting and receiving data using a wlan radio resource; performing wlan association based on the wlan cell configuration information; transmitting a wlan access confirmation message to the enb; and receiving, from the enb through a higher layer signaling, tunnel configuration information which is for the ue to set up a tunnel with the enb through the wlan radio resource..
Kt Corporation

Apparatus and methods for txop duration field in phy header

A method is implemented by a station (sta) in a wireless local area network (wlan) to update a network allocation vector (nav) maintained by the sta. The method includes receiving a first physical layer protocol data unit (ppdu), determining whether a duration indicated in a control field of a preamble portion of the first ppdu is greater than a current nav value, determining whether the first ppdu is received as an immediate response to a second ppdu previously transmitted by the sta, and updating the nav maintained by the sta using the duration in response to a determination that the duration is greater than the current nav value and the first ppdu is not received as an immediate response to the second ppdu previously transmitted by the sta..
Newracom, Inc.

Active antenna for wireless local area network devices

Various embodiments are described herein that improve the signal reception and transmission capabilities of an access point by coupling an active antenna assembly to the access point. An active antenna assembly includes an antenna and at least one active component, such as a low-noise amplifier or a power amplifier.
Netgear, Inc.

Apparatus, an enhanced handover mechanism and cell re-selection

A user equipment (ue), base station and a corresponding method for receiving historical data from a diagnostic server, receiving location data of the ue, determining a probability of a failed handover during a call based on the historical data and the location data, comparing the probability of the failed handover to a threshold value and initiating a call handover to a wireless local area network when the probability of the failed handover exceeds the threshold value. Also, a ue, base station and corresponding method for determining if one or more ues have an active voice over wifi call or if the ues are registered with a internet protocol (“ip”) multimedia subsystem (“ims”) over wifi and biasing a cell reselection procedure of the ue to select a cell of a packet switched network such as lte..
Apple Inc.

Programmable data plane hardware load balancing system

A programmable data plane hardware load balancing system includes a plurality of server devices and an edge networking device that is located on an edge of a local area network. The edge networking device includes programmable data plane hardware that integrates each of at least one communications port, a server device table, and a load balancing engine.
Dell Products L.p.

Uplink sounding in a wireless local area network

Time, frequency and waveform division multiplex schemes are used to efficiently estimate multiple uplink channels in a wireless local area network (wlan). Orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma) and multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) approaches provide efficient uplink data transmission.
Apple Inc.

Techniques for channel estimation and packet decoding using an enhanced license assisted wi-fi header

A wireless local area network (wlan) may utilize an enhanced header for lte-cw transmissions to increase utilization of the shared spectrum. In one example, a first device may generate a header that is identifiable to other devices using a shared spectrum, scramble, in the time domain, long training symbols according to a scrambling code that is specific to the first device, and transmit an enhanced header that includes the generated header and the scrambled long training symbols.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Managing notifications of a delivery method based on an active device

Techniques for managing notifications may be described. In an example, the notifications may relate to an item and may be provided to a user device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Techniques for providing wlan identifier lists to terminal devices

Techniques for providing wlan identifier lists to terminal devices there is provided a method of operating a network node in a cellular communications network, the method comprising obtaining a list of wireless local area network, wlan, identifiers that are to be considered by terminal devices in the cellular communications network when the terminal devices perform a access network selection and/or traffic steering or routing procedure with respect to the cellular communications network and one or more wlans; and dividing the list into a plurality of segments that are to be separately broadcast to the terminal devices in a broadcast channel.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Paging message monitoring in electronic devices

Some embodiments include a method for processing wireless wide area network paging messages. The method may include receiving, in a fixed device over a wireless local area network (wlan) interface, a request to monitor wireless wide area network (wwan) paging messages for a mobile device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Power efficient ps-poll

A ieee 802.11 wireless local area network (wlan) system of an access point (ap) and one or more stations (stas) reduces power consumption and increases battery life of power efficient low power stas by decreasing the amount of time that a power efficient low power sta remains in an awake state. After indicating power efficient low power operation during association with an ap supporting such operation, the power efficient low power sta may enter the doze state from the time that the power efficient low power sta sends a ps-poll until the power efficient low power sta receives the buffered data frame from the ap.
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

Method and performing traffic steering for carrier aggregation and dual connectivity in wireless communication system

A method and apparatus for performing traffic steering in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) may be configured with a primary cell (pcell) and at least one secondary cell (scell) by carrier aggregation.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Broadcast ranging messages for wlan rtt measurements

In one aspect, a method performed by an access point in a wireless local area network (wlan), includes receiving a first ranging request message from a first device and monitoring for a second ranging request message from a second device on a channel of the wlan. The first ranging request message includes a device identifier of the first device and the second ranging request message includes a device identifier of the second device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Multi-screen interaction method and system

A multi-screen interaction method is provided that includes sending, by a source device, device parameters of the source device to a target device that accesses a local area network where the source device is located, and receiving device parameters of the target device that are sent by the target device; sending, by the source device, media information of media content to the target device; requesting, by the target device, the media content from a network server according to the media information and the device parameters of the target device; sending, by the network server according to the device parameters of the target device, media content corresponding to the device parameters of the target device to the target device; and finding, by the target device, a play state of the media content that is being played by the source device, and playing the media content according to the play state.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods to support vxlan in partition environment where a single system acts as multiple logical systems to support multitenancy

The present disclosure is directed towards systems and methods for supporting virtual extensible local area network (vxlan) in a network environment in which a single system is partitioned to establish multiple logical systems to support multi-tenancy.. .
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Relay device, program, and display control method

A relay device acquires network topology data representing a network topology that includes a connection relationship of each relay device and a connection relationship of a terminal device connected to each relay device in a local area network (lan), and displays, on a display device, an image of a tree structure in which each relay device included in the lan corresponds to a node, as an image of the network topology represented by the acquired network topology data. The relay device displays, on the display device, the image of the tree structure in which a node corresponding to a relay device designated in advance among the relay devices included in the lan and nodes of up to directly below the designated node are set as a drawing target..
Yamaha Corporation

Apparatus and control of thermal appliances

A mobile communications device for controlling a thermal appliance. The device comprises a first communications interface configured to communicate over a wireless local area network and a second communications interface configured to communicate over a wide area network.
British Gas Trading Limited

Method, wireless device, and computer readable medium for conducting a multiple station beam refinement protocol in a wireless network

New wireless networks can perform enhanced beamforming training for a multiple access technique, such as orthogonal frequency division multiple-access (ofdma). The configurations of the stations and the networks presented herein provide a multiple-station beam refinement protocol (msbrp) that may be used to train the transmit end and/or the receive end for the stations in a dense wireless local area network (wlan).
Intel Ip Corporation

Apparatus and controlling system power in vehicle

A method and an apparatus are provided for controlling a power supplied to an in-vehicle computing device. In the method, a mobile device is discovered, which is capable of communicating via a local area network.
Hyundai Motor Company

Associating devices and users with a local area network using network identifiers

Techniques for associating devices and users with a local area network using network identifiers are provided. For example, a method, system, and computer-program product for associating network devices with a local area network using a network identifier are provided.
Belkin International, Inc.

Device

There is provided a device including a control unit configured to control a wireless communication device for performing wireless communication of a cellular system so that the wireless communication device transmits a frame including duration information for setting a network allocation vector (nav) using a frequency band shared between the wireless communication of the cellular system and wireless communication conforming to a wireless local area network (lan) standard. The control unit controls a base station of the cellular system so that the wireless communication of the cellular system is performed using the frequency band in a period after the transmission of the frame..
Sony Corporation

Transmission resource determining method, access point, and station

This application provides a transmission resource determining method, an access point, and a station, where the method includes: determining, by a wireless local area network access point, transmission resource information of first m transmission timeslots in a schedule window when obtaining a right of using a channel, where the channel is a wireless channel in an unlicensed frequency band, and m is a positive integer; and sending, by the access point, the transmission resource information to a station sta after entering the schedule window. According to the method, quality of service qos of a service that needs to be transmitted periodically or transmitted persistently can be ensured..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Methods and scheduling a narrowband response to wideband data in a high-efficiency wireless local area network

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for scheduling a narrowband uplink transmission from a wireless station to a wireless access point in response to a station-specific wideband downlink transmission from the access point to the station. A station-specific downlink frame includes a station identifier associated with the station, and further includes resource allocation information associated with an uplink transmission channel over which the station is to transmit an uplink frame.
Intel Ip Corporation



Local Area Network topics:
  • Local Area Network
  • Access Point
  • Communications
  • Transceiver
  • Data Packet
  • Virtual Machine
  • Network Device
  • Electronic Device
  • Group Identifier
  • Transmitter
  • Modulation Coding Scheme
  • Modulation
  • Basic Service Set
  • Data Frame
  • Vlan Translation


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