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Method to implement a multiple input multiple output transmission mode

Method to implement a multiple input multiple output transmission mode

Method for performing channel sounding in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same

Method for performing channel sounding in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same

Method for performing channel sounding in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same

Mimo antenna arrays built on metamaterial substrates

Date/App# patent app List of recent Multiple Input Multiple Output-related patents
12/11/14
20140362834
 Scheduling information transmission method, device, and communications system patent thumbnailScheduling information transmission method, device, and communications system
A scheduling information transmission method, device, and communications system are provided. The method includes: generating a channel attribute parameter and a serving grant (sg), where the channel attribute parameter and the sg are used for data scheduling of uplink multiple input multiple output (mimo); and delivering the channel attribute parameter and the sg to a user equipment (ue) through a target channel, where the channel attribute parameter is used by the ue to determine a primary-stream enhanced dedicated channel transport format combination indicator (e-tfci) and a secondary-stream e-tfci.
11/27/14
20140348260
 Method to implement a multiple input multiple output transmission mode patent thumbnailMethod to implement a multiple input multiple output transmission mode
A method to implement a multiple input multiple output transmission mode in the method of the invention, said mimo transmission mode comprises using a certain number of antennas in a user equipment and a given number of antennas in a radio access node for the communication between said user equipment and said radio access node, said communication carried out by means of a communication channel, said communication channel represented by a channel matrix. The method of the invention is characterised in that it comprises uncorrelating at least part of the coefficients of said channel matrix when said communication channel is degenerate by making use of at least one additional antenna in each of said radio access node and said user equipment in order to change the radiation pattern associated to transmission layers of said communication enabling the use of an enhanced mimo transmission mode..
11/27/14
20140348097
 Method for performing channel sounding in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same patent thumbnailMethod for performing channel sounding in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same
The present invention relates to a method of performing channel sounding in a wireless lan system. The method includes transmitting a null data packet announcement (ndpa) frame for providing notice of an ndp to be transmitted, and transmitting the ndp and receiving a feedback frame from a station (sta).
11/27/14
20140347240
 Mimo antenna arrays built on metamaterial substrates patent thumbnailMimo antenna arrays built on metamaterial substrates
A magnetic permeability enhanced metamaterial is used to enhance the antenna array of a multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication system. A rectangular patch antenna array is formed including a stack of a plurality of unit cells, where each unit cell includes an inductive loop of magnetic permeability enhanced metamaterials embedded in a host dielectric substrate.
11/20/14
20140341320
 Method and apparatus for transmitting data streams in mimo system patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for transmitting data streams in mimo system
A method for transmitting data streams in a multiple input multiple output (mimo) system is provided, where each data stream is mapped to multiple layers in an mimo channel space for transmission, and the method includes: performing inter-layer interleaving for n data streams to obtain n interleaved data streams; mapping the n interleaved data streams respectively to n layers in the mimo channel space, and transmitting the n interleaved data streams that are mapped to the n layers. By using the method of the present invention, a combined cqi can be used in a better way to improve mimo transmission performance.
11/20/14
20140341314
 Implementing multi user multiple input multiple output (mu mimo) base station using single-user (su) mimo co-located base stations patent thumbnailImplementing multi user multiple input multiple output (mu mimo) base station using single-user (su) mimo co-located base stations
A system that implements multi user multiple inputs multiple outputs (mu mimo) base station using a plurality of co-located single-user (su) mimo base stations is provided herein. The system may include a number n co-located single-user multiple input multiple output (su-mimo) bases stations each having a number k mimo rank, wherein said n co-located su-mimo base stations are configured to share a common antennas array, operating over a common frequency band; a front-end mimo processor connected to said n co-located su-mimo base stations and further coupleable to said common antennas array; and a back-end coordinator configured to collaboratively assist in optimizing operation of said n co-located su-mimo base stations, such that said n co-located su-mimo base stations and said front-end mimo processor collaboratively implement a multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) base station capable of dynamically separating a coverage area into n*k spatial channels..
11/13/14
20140334565
 Method and apparatus for miniaturization of mimo systems via tightly coupled antenna array patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for miniaturization of mimo systems via tightly coupled antenna array
In a multiple input multiple output (mimo) system, an apparatus and method includes a tightly coupled array antennas (tca) or current sheet antennas (csa). Far-field radiation patterns from any current sheet antenna are formed from the combination of the fields generated by a set of currents on the csa of array port orthogonal modes, such as the characteristic modes (cm).
11/13/14
20140334460
 Method and apparatus for transmitting reference signals in uplink multiple input multiple output (mimo) transmission patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for transmitting reference signals in uplink multiple input multiple output (mimo) transmission
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, to a method and an apparatus for transmitting reference signals in uplink mimo transmission. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the method for transmitting uplink signals through a terminal in the wireless communication system comprises the steps of: receiving control information including the information on a cyclic shift and/or an orthogonal cover code; allocating the multiplexed reference signals onto an uplink subframe; and transmitting the subframe through a multi-antenna.
11/13/14
20140334413
 Method for setting modulation and coding scheme in wireless ran system and apparatus supporting the same patent thumbnailMethod for setting modulation and coding scheme in wireless ran system and apparatus supporting the same
A method of transmitting data by a multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) transmitter in a wireless local area network system. The method includes transmitting by the mu-mimo transmitter, a physical layer convergence procedure (plcp) protocol data unit (ppdu), the ppdu including a bundled interface field, a modulation and coding scheme (mcs) index field and a data field; and transmitting, by the mu-mimo transmitter, the ppdu to a receiving station.
10/30/14
20140321568
 Method and apparatus for managing control channel in a mobile communication system using multiple antennas patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for managing control channel in a mobile communication system using multiple antennas
Methods and apparatuses are provided for transmitting control information to a terminal, by a base station, in a multiple input multiple output (mimo) mobile communication system. The control information is generated including a field indicating either a precoding scheme or a pilot format according to a type of pilot used for data demodulation in the terminal.
10/23/14
20140317241
Utility-maximization framework for dynamic adaptive video streaming over hypertext transfer protocol in multiuser-multiple input multiple output long-term evolution networks
A method for scheduling user equipment (ue) devices comprising sorting the plurality of ue devices based on a weight of priority associated with each of the ue devices with respect to a plurality of subbands, and assigning one or more of the ue devices to each of the subbands using the weight of priority associated with the ue devices, wherein the weight of priority is based on one or more network utility functions associated with the ue devices. A computer program product comprising computer executable instructions to receive a media content segment using a dynamic adaptive video streaming over hypertext transfer protocol (http) (dash) protocol, monitor a playback buffer size of a ue device, monitor a battery energy level of the ue device, and adjust a representation quality level in a segment request based on the target requested video rate, the playback buffer size and the battery energy level..
10/23/14
20140314166
Adaptive signaling and feedback for multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo)
Embodiments recognize that multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) performance can be greatly enhanced if additional parameters are provided to the user equipment (ue) during link adaptation and/or data demodulation. Recognizing the overhead that such signaling entails, embodiments provide mu-mimo enhancement solutions that identify and signal only those parameters that can result in a large gain improvement when known at the ue.
10/16/14
20140307819
Adaptive cross-radio access technology (rat) channel assignment
Systems and methods for channel assignment configuration in a multiple access point (ap) environment are provided. The multiple aps can be homogeneous or heterogeneous and can implement one or more radio access technologies (rats), including massive multiple input multiple output (m-mimo) rats.
10/16/14
20140307818
Base station configuration using massive multiple input multiple output (m-mimo)
Systems and methods for configuring base stations in a geographic region to handle specific respective types of data traffics are provided. The configuration of the base stations can be static, semi-static, or dynamic.
10/16/14
20140307702
Massive mimo (m-mimo) support for heterogeneous networks (hetnets)
Systems and methods for enabling a wireless backhaul network between access points (aps) in a wireless network are provided. In an embodiment, the wireless backhaul network is enabled using a massive multiple input multiple output (mimo) radio access technology (rat).
10/09/14
20140301383
Method and apapratus for transmitting a frame in a wireless lan system
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for transmitting a frame in a wireless lan system. An access point (ap) receives a single orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) symbol from each of a plurality of stations (sta) and a single-tone request to send (srts) frame through a single subcarrier, selects stas for performing uplink (ul) multiuser (mu)-multiple input multiple output (mimo) transmission, and transmits to the plurality of stas a single-tone clear to send (scts) frame allocated to the same subcarrier as a subcarrier to which the srts frames received from the selected stas are allocated..
10/02/14
20140292593
Multiband mimo antenna assemblies operable with lte frequencies
According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed herein of multiple input multiple output (mimo) antenna assemblies operable over multiple frequency bands, including lte (long term evolution) frequencies (e.g., 4g, 3g, other lte generation, b17 (lte), lte (700 mhz), etc.). In various embodiments, an antenna assembly generally includes a first or primary cellular antenna and a second or secondary cellular antenna.
09/25/14
20140286648
Optical mimo processing
A technique is provided for an optical multiple input multiple output (mimo) processing system. The optical (mimo) processing system includes an interface to a multi-mode fiber at a first end of the optical processing system; m first single-mode waveguides coupled to the interface; wherein the first waveguides are arranged to carry m first optical signals, respectively; n second single-mode waveguides at a second end of the optical processing system, wherein the second waveguides are arranged to carry n second optical signals, respectively, wherein the n second optical signals are associated with n modes carried by the multi-mode fiber; and an optical processing core arranged to transform the first optical signals into the second optical signals such that a correlation between the second optical signals is decreased compared to a correlation between the first optical signals using a plurality of optical couplers for coupling each of the m first optical signals with one another, such that each of the n second optical signals is a linear combination of all of the m first optical signals..
09/25/14
20140286327
Method for transmitting control information and apparatus for the same
Methods and devices for transmitting or receiving data in a wireless local area network are provided. The method in one embodiment includes transmitting, by a transmitter, a first long training field (ltf) to a receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a very high throughput (vht)-sig-a field to the receiver; transmitting, by a transmitter, a second ltf for multiple input multiple output (mimo) channel estimation to the receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a vht-sig-b field to the receiver; and transmitting, by the transmitter, a data field to the receiver, wherein the first ltf, the vht-sig-a field, the second ltf, the vht-sig-b field and the data field are sequentially transmitted, and wherein the second ltf and the data field are mapped to at least one spatial stream based on a mapping matrix but the first ltf and the vht sig-a field are not mapped to the at least one spatial stream..
09/25/14
20140286184
Method and apparatus for transmitting reference signal for reducing intercell interference in multiple input multiple output communication system
According to one embodiment, a method for receiving a channel state information-reference signal (csi-rs) for measuring a channel includes: receiving csi-rss on resource elements (res) in a subframe configured for the csi-rss from a base station, wherein if each csi-rs of the received csi-rss is transmitted from each of four or more transmit antenna ports of the base station, at least two res on which each csi-rs is received are associated with each of the four or more transmit antenna ports; and transmitting channel state information based on the received csi-rss.. .
09/18/14
20140269617
Method for modifying multiple input multiple output mode across radio network controllers
A method for modifying multiple input multiple output (mimo) mode across radio network controllers (rncs) is provided by the present disclosure. In the method of the present disclosure, a serving rnc (srnc) transmits a request message to a drift rnc (drnc), wherein the request message requests the drnc to set a radio link for a mobile equipment in a cell controlled by the drnc, and the drnc feeds back a response message to the srnc based on the capability of the drnc and the cell controlled by the drnc, wherein the response message contains the element used for configuring the radio link in the non-mimo mode.
09/18/14
20140266868
Methods and systems for multiple input multiple output synthetic aperture radar ground moving target indicator
A multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) synthetic aperture radar (sar) system. The radar system includes spatially offset transmitting antennas simultaneously transmitting at least two distinguishable waveform signals and receiving antennas receiving incoming waveform returns for each of the distinguishable waveform signals.
09/11/14
20140254713
Communication system and method using space division multi-user multiple input multiple output (sd-mimo) communication method
Provided is a communication system using a space division multi-user multiple input multiple output (sd-mimo) communication method. A transmission apparatus may transmit, to each of terminals included within a coverage, common control information commonly transmitted to the terminals and individual control information individually transmitted to each of the terminals.
09/11/14
20140254514
Codebook enchancement for long term evolution (lte)
Multiple input multiple output systems using a transmit precoder codebook designed for a four-transmitter (4tx) antenna configuration are described. The 4tx antenna configuration is an attractive option for base stations in cellular network environments and it is desirable to use a transmitter precoder codebook that provides sufficient granularity in typical operating scenarios, and to address various antenna configurations.
09/04/14
20140247812
Mimo communication method, transmitting device, and receiving device
A multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication method and system for performing communication between n (n is an integer greater than or equal to 2) transmitting devices each having a transmit antenna and at least one receiving device having n receive antennas by using a multi-user mimo scheme. The method includes dividing the n transmitting devices into a plurality of sets, and assigning an orthogonal code to each set of transmitting devices as a digital signal sequence to be transmitted by each of the transmitting devices, and arranging the digital signal sequences to be transmitted by the transmitting devices in a frequency axis direction in which an inverse fast fourier transform is performed, and performing coding..
08/28/14
20140241451
Method for transmitting control information and apparatus for the same
Methods and devices for transmitting or receiving data in a wireless local area network are provided. The method in one embodiment includes transmitting, by a transmitter, a first long training field (ltf) to a receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a very high throughput (vht)-sig-a field to the receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a second ltf for multiple input multiple output (mimo) channel estimation to the receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a vht-sig-b field to the receiver; and transmitting, by the transmitter, a data field to the receiver, wherein the first ltf, the vht-sig-a field, the second ltf, the vht-sig-b field and the data field are sequentially transmitted, and wherein the second ltf and the data field are mapped to at least one spatial stream based on a mapping matrix but the first ltf and the vht sig-a field are not mapped to the at least one spatial stream..
08/28/14
20140241211
Mimo-ofdm system for robust and efficient neuromorphic inter-device communication
A multiple input multiple output (mimo) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) system for inter-device communication is described. Information data from each neuromorphic chip is coded and modulated, on the basis of destination, into different channels.
08/28/14
20140241192
Method and apparatus for exchanging information between base station and terminal
A method and apparatus of exchanging information on the number of layers which is supported commonly between the base station and the terminals in multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) environment is provided for performance enhancement. The communication method of a terminal in a wireless communication system according to the present disclosure includes receiving a reference signal and information on a number of layers supportable simultaneously from a base station, measuring a channel state value based on the reference signal and the number of layers, determining whether the measured channel state value fulfills a minimum required channel state value, and transmitting, when the measured channel state value fulfills the minimum required channel state value, a value determined based on the measured channel state value to the base station..
08/28/14
20140240178
Portable terminal with antenna device for display element or display assembly including flexible functional region
A portable terminal is provided. The portable terminal includes a flexible display element, a first antenna element disposed at a first region on the display element, a second antenna element disposed at a foldable second region on the display element to face the first region, and a switch element configured to selectively connect the second antenna element.
08/21/14
20140233414
Mu-mimo-ofdma methods and systems for signaling multi-rank cqis and precoders
A method for determining attributes of communication channels of multi-user (mu)-multiple input multiple output (mimo) users in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing based multiple access (ofdma) system is disclosed. The method comprises receiving from a base station, for at least one sub-band of contiguous sub-carriers, an indication of an estimate of or an upper-bound on a total number of streams that are co-scheduled by the base station on the at least one sub-band or an indication of a fraction of a transmit power at the base station that is applied to streams that are scheduled for transmission to a particular user, determining one or more signal quality measures for the at least one sub-band based on at least one of the fraction or the estimate of or the upper-bound on the total number of streams that are scheduled by the base station on the at least one sub-band, and transmitting to the base station an indication of the one or more signal quality measures.
08/14/14
20140228028
Multiple input multiple output (mimo) based concurrent scan of neighbor cells
Methods, systems, and devices are described for concurrently performing handoff-related measurements for neighbor cells using multiple input multiple output (mimo) antenna resources. In one example, a mobile device is in communication with a serving cell.
08/14/14
20140226745
Multi-user multiple input multiple output wireless communications
A method implemented in a user equipment used in a multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) wireless communications system is disclosed. The method includes receiving from a base station an indication of a first modulation type for the user equipment, receiving a first data signal for the user equipment, receiving a second data signal for a co-scheduled user equipment, where a second modulation type for the co-scheduled user equipment is unknown to the user equipment, and deciding the second modulation type.
08/14/14
20140226744
Communication channel optimization systems and methods in multi-user communication systems
Systems and methods of optimizing communication channels in multi-user communication systems are provided. Coding weights are determined based on communication channel state information for communication channels between a transmitter and multiple receivers.
08/14/14
20140226743
Optimum interleaver design for a communication system
In a method for determining interleaver parameters for a multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication system, maximum average distance for a plurality of adjacent spatial streams for a plurality of system configurations is determined. An interleaver parameter set for the plurality of system configurations is determined based on the determined maximum average distance..
08/14/14
20140226741
Implementing multi user multiple input multiple output (mu mimo) base station using single-user (su) mimo co-located base stations
A system that implements multi user multiple inputs multiple outputs (mu mimo) base station using a plurality of co-located single-user (su) mimo base stations is provided herein. The system may include a number n co-located single-user multiple input multiple output (su-mimo) bases stations each having a number k mimo rank, wherein said n co-located su-mimo base stations are configured to share a common antennas array, operating over a common frequency band ; a front-end mimo processor connected to said n co-located su-mimo base stations and further coupleable to said common antennas array; and a back-end coordinator configured to collaboratively assist in optimizing operation of said n co-located su-mimo base stations, such that said n co-located su-mimo base stations and said front-end mimo processor collaboratively implement a multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) base station capable of dynamically separating a coverage area into n*k spatial channels..
08/14/14
20140226598
Control channel transmitting method, base station and terminal
A communication system, that includes a base station and a terminal, whereby the base station includes, a transmitting unit that transmits a control channel to the terminal with use of a control channel format selected from among a plurality of control channel formats, each including modulation scheme information, according to whether multiple input multiple output (mimo) transmission is applied or not, and wherein the terminal includes, a receiving unit that receives the control channel transmitted from the base station, wherein a number of bits indicating a modulation scheme included in a control channel format to be selected when the mimo transmission is applied is greater than that included in a control channel format to be selected when the mimo transmission is not applied.. .
08/07/14
20140219404
Implementing blind tuning in hybrid mimo rf beamforming systems
A system and a method for applying a blind tuning process to m antennas coupled via n beamformers to a multiple input multiple output (mimo) receiving system having n channels, wherein m>n, are provided herein. The method includes the following steps: periodically measuring channel fading rate at a baseband level to determine the number of antennas l out of k antennas connected to each one of the beamformers, to be combined at each one of the n beamformers; assigning the antennas to the subset l according to some criteria such as best quality indicator; repeatedly applying a tuning process to l antennas in each one of the n beamformers..
08/07/14
20140219263
Method for providing information of access point selection
A method for providing information of access point (ap) selection in a wireless local area network (wlan) system, the method including receiving from candidate aps the ap selection information including channel correlation information for other stations associated with the candidate aps; and selecting one ap from candidate aps according to the channel correlation information corresponding to the candidate aps. Accordingly, a gain of multi-user multiple input multiple output (mimo) can be increased, and an ap suitable for a terminal can be selected..
08/07/14
20140219213
Method and apparatus for transmitting downlink signal in a mimo wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for transmitting a downlink signal in a multiple input multiple output (mimo) wireless communication system is disclosed. A method for receiving a downlink signal from a base station to a user equipment in a multiple input multiple output (mimo) system, which supports dual layer transmission based on first and second antenna ports, comprises receiving downlink control information (dci) through a downlink control channel; and receiving downlink data through a downlink data channel, the downlink data including one or more of a first transport block and a second transport block, wherein the downlink control information includes a new data indicator (ndi) for each of the first and second transport blocks, and if the first transport block is disabled and the second transport block is enabled, the new data indicator for the first transport block indicates an antenna port through which the second transport block is received..
07/31/14
20140211873
Method and apparatus for reporting downlink channel state
A method of reporting a channel state to a base station supporting downlink multiple input multiple output (mimo) in a wireless communication system includes measuring a downlink channel based on a downlink signal received from the base station, and reporting a codebook index for precoding of the downlink signal according to the measurement of the downlink channel. In the case in which the ue receives channel state information (csi)-reference signal (rs) resources for n1 antenna ports, if a report for n2 (n1>n2) antenna ports is set, a codebook for the n2 antenna ports is configured as a subset of a codebook for the n1 antenna ports configured by the base station.
07/31/14
20140211707
Method and device for allocating group identifier
Embodiments of the present invention discloses a method and a device for allocating a group identifier, which can allocate a non-conflict gid to a non-ap sta in an area covered by multiple bss networks, so that the problem of gid conflict which is occurred when allocating the gid for the non-ap sta can be reduced. A method provided by the embodiment of the present invention includes: dividing all group identifiers (gids) into n parts according to number of the gids, and respectively allocating the n parts to n basic service set (bss) networks, which communicate in a multi user-multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) mode, where the n bss networks have a common area, n is a natural number which is bigger than 1..
07/24/14
20140204855
Method of transmitting feedback message in wireless communication system
A method of transmitting a feedback message in wireless communication system is provided. The method includes selecting n best subbands of m subbands according to cqi, where both m and n are a natural number and m is larger than n, generating multiple input multiple output (mimo) information comprising n codebook indexes and n differential cqis and transmitting the feedback message comprising the mimo information..
07/24/14
20140204785
Communication apparatus and method of using massive multiple input multiple output
A communication apparatus and method using a massive multiple input multiple output (mimo) is disclosed, the method including measuring a transmission capacity between terminals disposed in a cell and a base station when a number of terminals disposed in the cell of the base station is greater than a number of terminals to be supported by the base station, and selecting at least one terminal for maximizing a network capacity from among terminals disposed in the cell based on the transmission capacity and the number of terminals to be supported by the base station.. .
07/17/14
20140198866
Wireless communication device
A wireless communication device communicates with, using a plurality of antennas, a communication partner device including a plurality of antennas. The wireless communication device includes a communication unit, an interference intensity judgment unit, and a determination unit.
07/17/14
20140198832
Multiple input multiple output antenna module and associated method
A multiple input multiple output (mimo) antenna module, comprising a first signal feed port coupled to a first antenna element disposed along a first edge of a pcb, a second signal feed port coupled to a second antenna element disposed on the pcb and a transceiver operable to be selectively coupled to either or both of the first and second signal feed ports. The first and second antenna elements form a plurality of antenna elements confined to a peripheral section surrounding a central region of the pcb of the mimo antenna module..
07/10/14
20140192918
Method and apparatus for reporting downlink channel state
A method of reporting a channel state to a base station supporting downlink multiple input multiple output in a wireless communication system includes measuring a downlink channel based on a downlink signal received from the base station, and reporting a codebook index for precoding of the downlink signal according to the measurement of the downlink channel. The codebook for precoding includes an improved codebook (hereinafter, referred to as an improved 4tx codebook) having a dual structure composed of a codebook for wideband and a codebook for subband, for 4 transmit (4tx) antenna ports, and the improved 4tx codebook includes sub-codebooks obtained by sub-sampling the codebook for subband according to priority..
06/26/14
20140177545
Time multiplexed channel state information reporting in a multi antenna wireless communication system
The embodiments herein relates to a method in a user equipment (305) for enabling a base station (301) to schedule the user equipment (305) in a wireless communication system (300). The wireless communication system (300) is in multiple input multiple output, mimo, mode and comprises four transmit antennas.
06/19/14
20140169491
Techniques to manage processing of multiple input multiple output communications
An apparatus may include a channel estimation component to determine a channel estimation matrix h for a tone of a multiplicity of tones in a multiple input multiple output (mimo) communications signal. The apparatus may further include a processor circuit coupled to the receiver component, and a flow selection component for execution on the processor circuit to calculate a figure of merit for power loss for the received tone based upon the channel estimation matrix, and based upon the calculated figure of merit, perform either a max-log calculation or a maximum likelihood calculation to determine a received signal metric, but not both calculations.
06/12/14
20140162670
Codebook for eight transmit antennas and multiple input multiple output communication system using the codebook
A transmitter and a receiver of a multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication system may use two codebooks to share channel information. When the transmitter uses eight transmit antennas, two codebooks may be defined.
06/12/14
20140161157
Interference and noise estimation in a multiple input multiple output (mimo) receiver
A receiver circuit receives a signal including a first reference signal from a first antenna port that is allocated to the ue. The receiver circuit includes a descrambling and despreading unit that despreads and descrambles the signal using a spreading code of the first antenna port and a scrambling sequence assigned to the ue to generate a first antenna port signal.
06/12/14
20140161109
Scheduler and scheduling method for transmitting data in mimo based wireless lan system
A scheduler and scheduling method that may select a data transmission time interval and a data transmitting station are included in a multi-user multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication system. An access point may include a receiver to receive channel measurement signals from stations using a plurality of receive antennas; a channel estimation unit to generate channel state matrices with respect to wireless channels formed from the stations to the receive antennas using the channel measurement signals; and a scheduler to select at least one transmitting station from the stations by considering the channel state matrices and a number of the receive antennas.
06/12/14
20140161053
Control channel in a high-speed packet access system
The proposed technology relates to a method for conveying information from a node to user equipment, ue, in a hspa, system. The method comprises the step of obtaining (s1) rank information and modulation information related to a four-branch multiple input multiple output, mimo, system.
06/05/14
20140155010
Successive interference cancellation (sic) ordering algorithms for improved multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) performance
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide ordering techniques for a successive interference cancellation (sic) receiver which may be used to robustly choose a correct stream for first decode under varying data rates, snr and mobile propagation conditions in multiple input multiple output (mimo) systems. The sic ordering techniques discussed in the disclosure include snr and/or rate based information theoretic approach.
05/29/14
20140146777
Method and apparatus for power control of sounding reference signal (srs) transmission
Methods and apparatus for sounding reference signal (srs) power control for a wireless transmitter/receiver unit (wtru) are disclosed. These methods and apparatus include methods and apparatus for carrier-specific and carrier-common srs power control in wtrus that utilize carrier aggregation techniques.
05/22/14
20140141731
Antenna arrangement for 3g/4g svlte and mimo to enable thin narrow boardered display phones
A method and system provides a multiple input multiple output (mimo) antenna arrangement in a wireless communication device. A first antenna element and a second antenna element co-located within a same antenna volume are respectively coupled to first and second antenna feeds proximate to a base perimeter segment of a device chassis.
05/22/14
20140140425
Mimo communication system signal detection method
The present invention discloses a mimo communication system signal detection method applied to a mimo (multiple input multiple output) system with m transmitting antennas and n receiving antennas. The method comprises the following steps: acquiring the channel (from m transmitting antennas to n receiving antennas) matrix h by using a channel estimation algorithm; calculating a transmitted signal preliminary estimation vector [{circumflex over (x)}1, {circumflex over (x)}2, .
05/15/14
20140133591
Multiple input multiple output (mimo) transmitted signal vector estimation employing monte carlo sampling techniques
A method of determining a transmitted vector (x) in a mimo receiver includes the steps of receiving a received vector (y) representative of the transmitted vector (x), generating a first random number and forming, in a first iteration, a first symbol of a first candidate vector, the candidate vector representing a potential solution vector. The step of forming is based on a first approach if the first random number is greater than a first predetermined value (q), but is based on a second approach if the random number is less than or equal to the first predetermined value (q).
05/15/14
20140133317
Adaptive transmission mode switching
A node (28) of a radio access network (20) communicates over a radio interface (32) with a wireless terminal (30). The node (28) comprises a transmitter (34) and a controller (40).
05/08/14
20140126666
Exploiting spatial degrees of freedom in multiple input multiple output (mimo) radio systems
Methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, are provided for determining the null-space for a channel between a transmitter and an unintended receiver. In one aspect there is provided a method.
05/08/14
20140126509
Method for transmitting and receiving data unit based on uplink multiple user multiple input multiple output transmission and apparatus for the same
In an aspect, a method of receiving a data unit, performed by an access point (ap), in a wireless lan (wlan) system is provided. The method includes transmitting a signal protection frame, the signal protection frame comprising a group id field indicating a multiple input multiple output (mimo) transmission sta group including a first station (sta) and a second sta; and, a spatial stream field indicating a number of spatial streams allocated to each of member stas included in the mimo transmission sta group; receiving a first preamble for a first data unit from the first sta; receiving a second preamble for a second data unit from the second sta; and simultaneously receiving the first data unit from the first sta and the second data unit from the second sta..
04/17/14
20140105091
Method for power saving in wireless local area network and apparatus for the same
A method of power saving in a wireless local area network is provided. The method is performed by a wireless device that acquires txop (transmission opportunity) from an access point (ap), and the txop indicates an interval of time when the ap has the right to transmit at least one data block for multi user-multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) transmission.
04/03/14
20140092862
Method for transmitting reference signals in a downlink multiple input multiple output system
In a system having a plurality of cells participating in a coordinated multi-point (comp) operation, a method for transmitting reference signals (rss) to user equipment (ue) includes generating, by base station (bs) included in each of the plurality of cells, a subframe including rss for a ue located in the each of the plurality of cells, and transmitting the generated subframe to the ue by the bs. The rss include rss for channel measurement, and rss for data demodulation, the plurality of cells are grouped according to frequency shift values applied to the rss for channel measurement and rs allocation patterns are determined for two cells among the plurality of cells according to a predetermined rule..
03/27/14
20140086131
Method for transmitting and receiving physical layer convergence procedure protocol data unit in wireless local area network system supporting power save mode operation and apparatus for the same
A method of transmitting a data frame in a wireless local area network (wlan) is provided. The method includes transmitting, by an access point (ap), a scheduling information element including information on a time period for data frame transmission to a first station (sta) and a second sta, wherein the scheduling information element includes an offset field indicating a start time point of the time period and transmitting, by the ap, the data frame to the first sta and the second sta by using a multi user-multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) transmission scheme after the start time point indicated by the offset field..
03/20/14
20140078982
Channel quality reporting in a wireless communication system
In one aspect, a method performed by a user equipment, ue, in a wireless telecommunication system is provided. The ue is configured in multiple input multiple output, mimo, mode with four transmit antennas.
03/20/14
20140078959
Base station, user equipment and methods therein
Embodiments herein relate to a method in a base station (12) for providing feedback to a user equipment (14) for transmissions of a secondary stream out of a primary and a secondary stream of the user equipment (14) in an uplink multiple input multiple output mode. The base station (12) transmits to the user equipment (14), a preferred transmission rank and an offset for the secondary stream in a channel, wherein the offset is to be used by the user equipment (14) when deciding transport block size of the secondary stream and the preferred transmission rank is to be used by the user equipment (14) when deciding a transmission rank..
03/20/14
20140078010
Multiple input multiple output (mimo) antennas having polarization and angle diversity and related wireless communications devices
Antenna systems are provided including a chassi and first and second radiating elements coupled to the chassi. The first radiating element is configured to amplify excitation of the chassi and the second radiating element is configured to reduce excitation of the chassi so as to reduce mutual coupling in the antenna system.
03/13/14
20140073352
Method for precise location determination
According to embodiments, methods are presented to for determining precise location of a device by exchanging a plurality of messages with one or more devices (e.g., access points or mobile devices) in vicinity. Embodiments may calculate distance between the devices using round trip time that takes to transmit and receive signals to/from each of the devices.
03/13/14
20140072068
Enhanced performance multi-user multiple input output (mu-mimo) radio links
Technology is described for enhancing performance of multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo) radio links. A system can include a scrambling module to scramble coded bits in codewords to be transmitted in a transmission.


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