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new patent Heat dissipation module
A heat dissipation module suitable for an electronic device is provided. The electronic device has a heat source.
Acer Incorporated


new patent Fan carrier apparatus
A fan carrier apparatus for an electronic apparatus includes a base, at least one fan and a current-conduction module. The base includes at least one opening.
Compal Broadband Networks Inc.


new patent Electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus for processing a network communication operation includes a covering module including a lighting unit and at least one input unit; a base module including a heat-dissipation unit; a plurality of vertical electronic modules; a frame module including a plurality of connecting units for connecting the covering module and the base module to form a trapezoid column body, and the plurality of vertical electronic modules disposed to an edge of the trapezoid column body to form a column-shape wind channel; and a housing configured to cover the column-shape wind channel for protecting the plurality of vertical electronic modules.. .
Compal Broadband Networks Inc.


new patent Electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus is configured for processing a network communication operation. The electronic apparatus includes a frame and a plurality of electronic modules.
Compal Broadband Networks Inc.


new patent Electronic device with an elastic member
An electronic device includes a framework defining a number of receiving grooves and a number of modules detachably retained in the receiving grooves. Each receiving groove has a respective notch at a bottom thereof.
Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited


new patent Electronic device having an elastic member
An electronic device includes a framework having a number of ribs to define a number of receiving grooves therebetween, a number of modules detachably received in the receiving grooves, and a pair of elastic members mounted to a respective module. Each receiving groove has a pair of apertures in the ribs.
Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited


new patent Electronic device having an elastic member
An electronic device includes a framework extending in a longitudinal direction and defining a number of receiving grooves, a number of modules detachably mounted to the receiving grooves of the framework, and a number of elastic members. Each receiving groove has a notch beside a side edge of the framework.
Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited


new patent Electronic device including capacitance generating device
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a first metal plate of a metal bezel that forms the external appearance of the electronic device, a second metal plate that overlaps the first metal plate while being spaced apart from the first metal plate, a dielectric member interposed between the first metal plate and the second metal plate, and a substrate electrically connected to a contact terminal of the second metal plate to feed power.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Double-shaft hinge and electronic device
A double-shaft hinge and an electronic device are provided. The double-shaft hinge includes a transmission device, and a first rotation shaft and a second rotation shaft in parallel with each other.
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.


new patent Flexible electronic device and fabricating method thereof
A flexible electronic device including a first flexible substrate, an electronic component, and a control device is provided. The electronic component includes a conductive layer.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


new patent

Carrier-attached copper foil, laminate, laminate producing method, printed wiring board producing method, and electronic device producing method

Provided herein is a carrier-attached copper foil having desirable laser drillability through an ultrathin copper layer, preferred for fabrication of a high-density integrated circuit substrate. The carrier-attached copper foil includes an interlayer and an ultrathin copper layer that are provided in this order on one or both surfaces of a carrier.
Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation

new patent

Electronic device, device driver, and driving method

An electronic device is provided in which a dedicated area of the device substrate is patterned to form a resistive track so that it can be contacted by a readout arrangement. The resistive track is used to encode information.
Oledworks Gmbh

new patent

Electronic cigarette

This electronic cigarette comprises: —a heating element able to vapourize a substrate during a smoking period; —means for measuring an approximation of a characteristic of the voltage across the terminals of the heating element during this smoking period, said approximation being measured across the terminals of a circuit no component of which exhibits intrinsic characteristics not disturbed by the inhalations; —means of estimating an approximation of said characteristic of the voltage across the terminals of the heating element in the absence of inhalation during said smoking period; means of calculating an intensity representative of the intensity of the inhalations during said smoking period on the basis of an integration of the difference between said approximations during said smoking period; and—means of estimating the said quantity of substrate vapourized by the heating element at least on the basis of said intensity.. .
Jt International S.a.

new patent

Apparatus and controlling in-device coexistence interference in wireless communication system

A method and an apparatus for controlling in-device coexistence interference (idc) in a wireless communication system are provided. The present invention comprises transmitting idc indication information including an unusable frequency band that is a frequency band in which performing communication is difficult because of idc interference to a base station (bs), receiving radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration including idc discontinuous reception (drx) configuration reconfiguring drx relating the unusable frequency band based on the idc indication information from the bs and performing autonomously denial of industrial scientific medical (ism) transmission in the unusable frequency band by reconfiguring drx based on the idc drx configuration..
Pantech Inc.

new patent

Dual connectivity for user equipment having one carrier sending capability

The present disclosure describes systems and techniques relating to wireless communications by devices that include a communication device including: a radio unit configured to communicate wirelessly in accordance with a wireless communication system; and a controller coupled with the radio unit, the controller configured to (i) obtain a time division uplink resource that indicates both a first set of time slots and a second set of time slots, which are different than the first set, to support dual connectivity with a macro cell station and a micro cell station of the wireless communication system in which the macro cell station and the micro cell station are coupled with each other through a non-ideal backhaul, (ii) send first feedback data to the macro cell station using the first set of time slots, and (iii) send second feedback data to the micro cell station using the second set of time slots.. .
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

new patent

Method and configuring a portable electronic device by physical interaction

Embodiments disclosed herein generally include a system and a method of causing an electronic device to perform one or more desirable functions or processes based on the physical movement of the electronic device. In one embodiment, the physical movement of a first electronic device is part of a physical interaction process completed between a first electronic device and a second electronic device.
Logitech Europe S.a

new patent

Method, apparatus and system for triggering wireless communication devices to attach to a wireless communications network

A method for triggering a group of one or more detached wireless communication devices (122) to attach to a wireless communications network (101) for enabling data communications is disclosed. A trigger request message including a group identifier, size information for the group, and location information for the one or more wireless communication devices (122) is received (302) at the network (101).
Google Technology Holdings Llc

new patent

Method for determining terminal identifier in wireless communication system supporting device-to-device communication and same

The present invention discloses a method for determining a user equipment identifier in a wireless communication system supporting device-to-device (d2d) communication; and an apparatus for the method. More specifically, a method for determining an identifier of a ue in a wireless communication system supporting d2d communication comprises receiving, a first ue, a d2d signal including a d2d identifier from a second ue; and determining, the first ue, an identifier of the second ue on the basis of the received d2d identifier and measurement information of a cellular signal and/or information about resources in which the d2d signal is received..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Buffer status reporting during multimedia service call setup

A method and system for wireless communications at a user equipment utilizes buffer status reporting during call setup, including voice-over ip (voip) call setup. The ue determines it has no data in a data buffer to send during a call setup.
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Method for allocating temporary identifier to terminal in random access procedure in wireless communication system and apparatus tehrefor

Provided are a method for allocating a temporary radio network temporary identifier to a terminal within a random access procedure in a wireless communication system, and an apparatus supporting the same. The method for allocating a temporary radio network temporary identifier (t-rnti) to a user equipment (ue) within a random access procedure in a wireless communication system, includes transmitting, by the ue, a random access preamble to a base station (bs), transmitting, by the ue, a radio resource control (rrc) request message to the bs through a contention-based physical uplink shared channel (pusch) resource block in which uplink data can be transmitted without uplink resource allocation scheduling, and receiving, by the ue, an rrc connection setup message identified by a t-rnti allocated to the ue in response to the rrc request message, wherein the t-rnti is allocated on the basis of the contention-based pusch resource block in which the rrc request message has been transmitted..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Detecting physical random access channel preambles in a long term evolution communication system

The present subject matter discloses a method implemented on a base station for generating physical random access channel (prach) reference segments and detecting prach preambles in a long term evolution (lte) communication system. The base station performs a series of mathematical techniques to generate the prach reference segments using a cazac sequence used for detecting prach preambles.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

new patent

Data transmission in wireless lan system supporting downlink oriented channel

The present disclosure relates to a wireless communication system, and in particular to a data transmission operation of an ap in a wireless lan system. To this end, the ap may obtain information on a sta located at an overlapping basic service set (obss) from among stas connected to the ap, and determines, based thereon, (1) whether to transmit data from the ap through a downlink oriented channel or a general channel different from the downlink oriented channel, or (2) whether to use one or more of a distributed coordination function (dcf) procedure and an enhanced distributed channel access (edca) procedure..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Device, system and simultaneously communicating with a group of wireless communication devices

Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of simultaneously communicating with a group of wireless communication devices. For example, a device may include a wireless communication unit to communicate with at least one group of a plurality of wireless communication devices over a wireless communication medium, wherein the wireless communication unit is to reserve the wireless communication medium for a time period, during which the wireless communication unit is to simultaneously transmit two or more different wireless communication transmissions to two or more wireless communication devices of the group, respectively.
Intel Corporation

new patent

Method and accessing channel in wlan system

The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more specifically, disclosed are a method and an apparatus for accessing a channel in a wlan system. The method for accessing a channel from a station (sta) in a wireless communication system, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving from an access point (ap) a first frame including a traffic indication map (tim) and a restricted access window (raw) parameter set component; determining a raw in which channel access of the sta is permitted, on the basis of the raw parameter set (rps) component; and transmitting a second frame to the ap from within the raw that is determined, wherein the rps component includes at least one raw allocation field, and each of the at least one raw allocation fields can include a raw group field, a raw starting point field, and a raw duration field..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Ue triggering of pre-scheduled uplink grants based on volte traffic

A pre-allocation grant schedule for communications between a wireless communication device (ue device) and a base station may be conducted according to requests made by the ue device. The ue device may provide information to a base station, requesting the base station to end a previous pre-allocation schedule and/or to start a new pre-allocation schedule.
Apple Inc.

new patent

Method and device for proactive allocation of uplink resources

Some embodiments related to a method for proactive allocation of uplink transmission resources to a wireless device, wherein the wireless device transmits periodic uplink data traffic. The method is performed in a radio access node in a wireless communication system.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Method for receiving data and apparatus using same

A method of a wireless device connected to multiple base stations to receive data in a wireless communication system is provided. The wireless device detects multiple transports (tbs) being transmitted by the multiple base stations, and determines whether the sum of total bits of the multiple tbs exceeds the maximum tb size supported by the wireless device.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Subframe availability for machine type communications (mtc)

Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and more specifically to a method for machine type communications involving identifying one or more subframes, within at least one radio frame, unavailable for bundled transmissions across multiple subframes and communicating, via at least one narrowband region within a wider system bandwidth, using bundled transmissions across multiple subframes based on the identification.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Method and establishing resource pool for scheduling assignment signal of direct device-to-device communication in wireless communication system

Disclosed in the present application is a method for a terminal transmitting a scheduling assignment (sa) for direct device-to-device communication in a wireless communication system. More specifically, the method comprises the steps of: determining whether data to be transmitted using the direct device-to-device communication is present; determining whether to transmit the sa according to a resource allocation mode for the direct device-to-device communication, when the data is not present; and transmitting a first sa when the resource allocation mode is a first mode, wherein the resource allocation mode includes the first mode in which a resource for the direct device-to-device communication is allocated by a base station, and a second mode in which a resource for the direct device-to-device communication is allocated through a random selection by the terminal..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method and adaptive control of contention window in laa

A method for listen-before-talk (lbt) operation by an enodeb (enb) in a wireless communication network. The method comprises triggering an lbt request to transmit, to a user equipment (ue), at least one of an uplink (ul) grant or downlink (dl) data for ul transmission over an licensed assisted access (laa), determining an adaptive contention window (cw) size comprising a predetermined minimum value and maximum value for transmitting the dl data and ul grant, performing dl data and ul grant lbt operations in accordance with the adaptive cw size, performing a ul grant lbt operation to transmit a ul grant message to the ue, wherein the ul grant lbt comprises a higher priority than the dl data regardless of a level of qos of the dl data, multiplexing the ul grant with the dl data, and transmitting the multiplexed ul grant with the dl data transmission to the ue..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

new patent

Method and system for controlling quality of service of sharing network

The embodiments disclose a method for controlling quality of service for a wireless communication network shared among operators. The method comprises: receiving a message, which includes radio resource measurement of an operator; calculating a radio resource utilization amount of the operator based on the radio resource measurement; comparing the radio resource utilization amount with a set value; and sending a request to adjust the radio resource utilization amount of the operator according to the comparing result.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Method and generating signal for low latency in wireless communication system

The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for generating a signal for low latency in a wireless communication system. The method, according to one embodiment of the present invention, for a communication device generating a situation-reporting signal for low latency and transmitting the signal to a base station in a wireless communication system comprises the steps of: generating the situation-reporting signal on the basis of a pre-set, specific situation recognized by the communication device; and transmitting the generated situation-reporting signal to the base station, wherein the situation-reporting signal may be generated so as to have a subcarrier spacing which is a pre-set number of times larger than a subcarrier spacing of a legacy communication system, the pre-set number being an integer..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Link-quality-based resource allocation in device-to-device communications

A method for improving device-to-device (d2d) communication in an lte-direct communication system includes exchanging communication information between a first user equipment (ue) and a second ue over an lte-direct connection with a first network resource of a first set of network resources allocated to the first and second ues by a base station for the lte-direct connection. The method also includes determining, by the first ue, whether a first link quality of the lte-direct connection with the first network resource is below a link quality threshold.
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Communication method and radio transmitter

Radio transmission is performed even to a communication party whose bandwidth that can be used for transmission and reception is limited without having an influence of an offset of a dc component. A radio transmitter applied to an ofdma communication system in which a plurality of different terminals performs communication using ofdm signals at the same time that includes a mapping part that allocates transmission power to each subcarrier, and also selects a subcarrier to which minimum power of the transmission power to be allocated is allocated and modulates transmission data in units of communication slots to output the modulated data; and a transmission part for transmitting radio signals including the modulated data using each of the subcarriers..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Inserting virtual carrier in conventional ofdm host carrier in communications system

The present disclosure provides a mobile communications system and method for communicating data to and/or from mobile communications devices. The method includes receiving, by a mobile terminal, a signal on a downlink from a base station, detecting a virtual carrier on the downlink, and receiving downlink communications via the virtual carrier, wherein the virtual carrier is configured to provide a first set of resource elements within first frequency resources that are within and smaller than second frequency resources that are used by a host carrier to provide a second set of resource elements, wherein the virtual carrier is provided in the first frequency resources in a first sub-frame, wherein the virtual carrier is provided in third frequency resources in a second sub-frame after the first sub-frame, and wherein the third frequency resources are within and smaller than the first frequency resources..
Sca Ipla Holdings Inc

new patent

Mobile communication system and mobile communication method

An anchor radio base station 310a comprises: an interface 315 a that notifies a non-anchor radio base station 310b of bit precision of an uplink signal before decoding, the uplink signal before decoding being to be transmitted through a backhaul network; and a control unit 316a that performs selective synthesis of the uplink signal before decoding received from the non-anchor radio base station 310b, and the uplink signal before decoding received from ue 10. The non-anchor radio base station 310b comprises: an interface 315b that transmits the uplink signal before decoding to the anchor radio base station 310a according to the bit precision notified by the anchor radio base station 310a..
Kyocera Corporation

new patent

Method for detecting control information in wireless commuication system

A method for detecting control information in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes checking a cyclic redundancy check (crc) error by monitoring control channels, determining whether a value of an error check field is equal to a specific value, and, if the value of the error check field is equal to a specific value, detecting the control information on the control channel..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

System and delay scheduling

A method includes determining a first subframe on which to transmit a first downlink control information (dci) message and determining a second subframe on which to transmit a first information. The method also includes determining a delay between the first subframe and the second subframe and transmitting, by a communications controller to a user equipment (ue), the second subframe in accordance with the delay..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

new patent

Semi-persistent scheduling mechanisms for vehicle-to-vehicle communication

The present disclosure enables the assignment of multiple semi-persistent resource assignments at the same time for use in v2v communications. In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided.
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Method and transmitting control information in wireless communication system

The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. Specifically, the present invention provides a method for receiving control information by a terminal and an apparatus therefor, the method comprising the steps of: receiving an upper layer signal having first ul-dl configuration information for a tdd cell; receiving a lower layer signal having second ul-dl configuration information for the tdd cell; receiving a dl signal in subframe i of the tdd cell according to the second ul-dl configuration information; and detecting the control information on the basis of the number of phich groups in the subframe i..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Mobile communication system, control station, base station, communication method and program

A mobile communication system according to the present invention is a mobile communication system including base stations each of which forms a cell and transmits mbms data to a mobile station existing in the cell, and control stations each of which controls the base station connected thereto, wherein the control stations include at least a control station and a second control station that determines a frequency and timing for transmitting the mbms data in the cell and instructs the first control station of the determined frequency and timing, and wherein each of the first and second control stations establishes time synchronization with another control station and instructs the connected base station to set the cell to the frequency determined by the second control station and transmits the mbms data to the connected base station in accordance with the transmission timing determined by the second control station.. .
Nec Corporation

new patent

Location of terminals in a communications network

A method (400, 500) of identifying nodes in a communications network is disclosed, the nodes being for use in locating wireless terminals within the network based upon reports from the wireless terminals of transmissions received from the nodes. The method (400, 500) comprises prioritising combinations of nodes in which at least three nodes are located around a reference node in a configuration satisfying similarity criteria to an idealised star configuration, wherein an idealised star configuration comprises three nodes evenly angularly distributed around, and at the same distance from, a reference node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (pupl)

new patent

Method and device for transreceiving signals through nan terminal in wireless communication system

One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for transreceiving signals through a neighbor awareness networking (nan) terminal in a wireless communication system, comprising the steps of: receiving a nan synchronization beacon frame and/or a nan discovery beacon frame; and accessing a nan cluster which has transmitted the nan discovery beacon frame, wherein when the nan cluster is a coordinated nan cluster, the nan terminal maintains the state at the time of accessing the nan cluster.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Apparatus and managing transmitter temperature and power within a group of communication devices

A method and apparatus for wireless communication device operation comprises receiving one or more metrics from at least two members of a group whose members are wireless communication devices. The members of the group have agreed to share resources within the group and have their wireless connections controlled by the wcd.
Motorola Mobility Llc

new patent

Uplink scheduling apparatus and method based on uplink report in wireless communication system

A method and an apparatus for scheduling uplink transmissions according to a maximum transmission power and power headrooms (phs) reported by a user equipment (ue) are provided. A method for reporting the phs for carriers used by a terminal in a mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation includes generating a message including the phs along with indicators indicating whether a real transmission is scheduled on an uplink data channel of corresponding carrier, and including, when the real transmission is scheduled, a maximum transmission power used for calculating the phs in the generated message..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Method and terminal for transmitting power headroom report in dual connection between terminal and base station

One disclosure of the present specification provides a method for receiving downlink data in a wireless communication system supporting 256 qam. The method for receiving downlink data in a wireless communication system supporting 256 qam comprises the steps of: receiving configuration information about power back-off; receiving downlink data transmitted on the basis of the configuration information about power back-off; and demodulating the received downlink data on the basis of the configuration information about power back-off, wherein the configuration information about power back-off may comprise information related to at least one of the following: whether to apply power back-off, the reduced amount of power of downlink data by power back-off, a frame index to which power back-off is applied, a subframe index and a resource to which power back-off is applied..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Systems and methods for throughput enhancement among ultra-low power wireless network devices

Systems and methods for throughput enhancement including asynchronous neighbor discovery among ultra-low power wireless network devices are provided. Specifically, techniques for discovering neighboring wireless devices within an energy-harvesting and/or energy constrained wireless communication network are provided such that the wireless devices are able to discover the greatest number of neighboring devices without exceeding the energy that they have accumulated by, for example, harvesting ambient sources or their allocated energy budget (e.g., battery/capacitor levels).
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

new patent

Task management across low-power wireless communications

Technologies related to task management across low-power wireless communications are generally described. In some examples, proximal devices in range of low-power wireless communications may cooperate to allow one or more of the proximal devices to suspend task operations, while one or more of the proximal devices manage the task operations.
Empire Technology Development Llc

new patent

Techniques for dynamically enabling or disabling a user equipment power saving feature based on application performance

Aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications. In some aspects, a device may determine, during a first time period when a power saving feature is disabled, a first performance parameter associated with an application executing on a user equipment (ue).
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Enabling and disabling low energy, short-range wireless communication modules

A system includes a vehicle communications platform (vcp) operatively disposed in a vehicle and in communication with a server. The vcp has a low energy, short-range wireless communication module, including advertising on and off modes.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

new patent

Power management in wireless communications devices

An approach is provided for data processing methods wherein a phy layer transmit operation is constructed by aggregating mac layer data units (mpdus) by means of a linked list. A link list of tx descriptors can be formed separately from the payloads.
Nitero Pty Ltd.

new patent

Apparatus and transmitting messages in mobile telecommunications system user equipment

A method and device for transmitting a sequence of messages from a handheld telecommunications device to a telecommunications network is described, the sequence of messages comprising a plurality of messages to be transmitted at specified times. The method comprises transmitting a message of the sequence of messages and turning off at least one of the transmitter and receiver of the device after transmission of at least one of the messages in the sequence of messages.
Blackberry Limited

new patent

Intelligent plmn selection for link budget limited wireless devices

Techniques for a link budget limited ue to improve communications performance with cellular networks are disclosed. The ue may be associated with subscriptions to multiple carriers and may connect to a cell of a first carrier.
Apple Inc.

new patent

Radio network node, user equipment and methods for enabling access to a radio network

Embodiments herein relate to a method in a radio network node (1) for enabling a user equipment (10) to access a radio communications network. The user equipment (10) is located in an area of the radio communications network.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Specifying service combinations in pre-association discovery

A device for specifying service combinations in pre-association discovery includes at least one processor. The at least one processor may be configured to determine at least one combination of services of interest.
Broadcom Corporation

new patent

Content delivery over d2d links

A content delivery method employing opportunistic d2d links among ues, in a two-stage process. In a first stage, content is delivered from a content delivery node (40) to a first tier of target ues (10, 12, 14, 16) through the core network (30) and conventional cellular communication via a base station or access point (20).
Fujitsu Limited

new patent

User terminal, radio base station and radio communication method

In order that a user terminal properly identifies a connection cell in a radio communication system (lte-u) for operating lte in an unlicensed band, a user terminal for communicating with a radio base station in an unlicensed band is provided with a detection section that detects a synchronization signal transmitted from a radio base station using a dummy cell id used in common among a plurality of radio base stations, an estimation section that performs channel estimation using a reference signal, and a reception processing section that performs reception processing of system information transmitted from a radio base station using a channel estimation result.. .
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

new patent

Method and updating andsf policy in wireless communication system

A method and apparatus for updating an access network discovery and selection functions (andsf) policy in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) receives the andsf policy and radio access network (ran) assistance information for the andsf policy and a ran rule, and further receives a configuration indicating whether both the andsf policy and the ran rule are utilized for access network selection and traffic routing.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Apparatus and optimizing resource usage within a group of communication devices

A method and apparatus for wireless communication device connectivity management includes receiving one or more metrics from at least two members of a group whose members are wireless communication devices. The members of the group have agreed to share resources within the group and have their wireless connections controlled by a wireless connectivity entity.
Motorola Mobility Llc

new patent

Method and arrangement for handling handover related parameters in a mobile communications network

The invention relates to methods and arrangements for handling handover-related parameters. A radio base station of a mobile communications network is arranged to serve at least a first cell, and to make handover decisions based on handover-related parameters.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Intelligent heterogeneous wireless handoff

Provided are methods and systems of managing vertical handoffs in a wireless communication network. Embodiments include analyzing wireless device usage to determine usage patterns, which may include locations and times at which the wireless device is typically accessing the network.
General Electric Company

new patent

Mobile communication system, communication apparatus and communication control method

A mobile communication system, a communication apparatus and a communication control method are provided that can maintain the continuity of a service mobile terminals are using while reducing the loads on a server and a network. A communication apparatus (a, b) including virtual machines (100) accommodating sessions of mobile terminals and a virtual machine control means (101) for controlling the virtual machines, and a terminal location synchronization detection function (104) of determining whether or not changes in location of at least two mobile terminals (102) are in sync are provided, wherein if there are at least two terminals whose changes in location are in sync, respective sessions of these at least two mobile terminals are accommodated by a single virtual machine in the communication apparatus..
Nec Corporation

new patent

Enhancements for discontinuous reception in wireless communications

A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided in which a user equipment (ue) transmits a drx modification request to a first base station, wherein the drx modification request provides drx assistance data for assisting the first base station in determining a second drx configuration of the ue. The ue further receives one or more drx parameters corresponding to the second drx configuration from the first base station, and the ue is configured to utilize the second drx configuration based on the one or more drx parameters..
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Method and operating a timer for processing data blocks

A timer for processing data blocks is proposed for a receiver of a mobile communications system. If the timer is not running, the timer is started based a data block.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method for transmitting d2d signal in wireless communication system and device therefor

The present invention relates to a method and device for transmitting a device to device (d2d) signal by a first terminal in a wireless communication system. More particularly, the method comprises the steps of: setting a first resource pattern configured by at least one first resource unit and at least one second resource unit; transmitting a d2d signal in a first sub-frame corresponding to the first resource unit on a first resource area; and determining whether the first resource area of the first terminal collide with a second resource area of a second terminal by monitoring a d2d signal of the second terminal in a second sub-frame corresponding to the second resource unit on the first resource area, wherein the first resource pattern is different from a second resource pattern set by the second terminal in order to transmit the d2d signal..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method and configuring buffer status report for public safety transmission or vehicle-related transmission in wireless communication system

A method and apparatus for configuring a buffer status report (bsr) for a public safety transmission or a vehicle-related (v2x) transmission in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) configures a device-to-device (d2d) logical channel corresponding to the public safety transmission or the v2x transmission, and triggers a proximity-based services (prose) bsr for the d2d logical channel.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Metering device and communication control method

A metering device (11) is configured to collect meter reading data and transmit the meter reading data to a remote system (13) through a wireless communication network (12). Further, the metering device (11) is configured to adjust a start timing of predetermined communication based on predetermined information that is received before starting the predetermined communication after restoration of power supply to the metering device (11).
Nec Corporation

new patent

Distributed antenna system continuity

Technologies are described for using optical and electrical transmission of a plurality of communications services from a plurality of outside sources to a network of users via a distributed antenna system. The systems and methods disclosed herein provide for distribution of the communications services and for re-routing the services when a failure occurs.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd

new patent

Method for transmitting status report of pdcp layer in mobile telecommunications system and receiver of mobile telecommunications

A status report transmission of the pdcp layer for a pdcp status report can reduce radio resources by transmitting the reception success or failure of a series of pdcp sdus in the form of a bitmap when configuring the pdcp status report for reporting a reception status of the pdcp sdu to another party in the pdcp layer in the lte system.. .
Optis Cellular Technology, Llc

new patent

Wireless communication device, frequency determination wireless communication device, and program therefor

In a wireless communication device that uses different frequencies for transmission and reception, it is not easy to determine and set the frequencies used for transmission and reception. Therefore, this wireless communication device, frequency determination method for a wireless communication device, and program are characterized in that: first reception frequency change plan data is created on the basis of a frequency adjustment plan; a transmission frequency corresponding to the validity period of the frequency adjustment plan is used to transmit the first reception frequency change plan data; second reception frequency change plan data, created by a wireless communication device which is a counterpart of the wireless communication device, is received; and the frequency adjustment plan is updated on the basis of the second reception frequency change plan data..
Nec Corporation

new patent

Wireless communication system, base station, and terminal

A wireless communication system includes a terminal configured to performed wireless communication simultaneously using a first-type cell enabling connection without association with another cell and a second-type cell connectable by being associated with the first-type cell; and a base station configured to form the first-type cell and transmit a broadcast signal giving notification that a cell formed thereby is the first-type cell. The terminal selects the cell as the first-type cell, based on the broadcast signal..
Fujitsu Limited

new patent

Provision of coverage for a wireless communication network by using moving base stations on robots or drones

A system, methods, apparatuses, and computer programs for providing coverage of a wireless communication network are described. The wireless communication network comprises radio base stations (150) mounted on mobile robots (100) and the mobile robots (100) are capable of communicating with a maintenance base (110).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Geo-location in a wireless communication network

A method for geo-location of a wireless communication unit (410) is provided. The communication unit (410) communicates with a wireless communication network (430) of a wireless communication system (400).
Viavi Solutions Uk Limited

new patent

Method of placing an antenna of a radio access network (ran) asset in a wireless communication network

An antenna of a network asset may be placed at a location determined based on a signal quality analysis carried out using a clutter object data set characterizing the influences of real world objects present in an area on signal propagation. The clutter object data set may be generated based on a set of clutter object data files each of which corresponds to a respective type of real world object.
Clearsky Technologies, Inc.

new patent

Method for determining cell coverage for device-to-device (d2d) operation performed by terminal in wireless communication system, and terminal using the method

Provided are a method for determining cell coverage for a device-to-device (d2d) operation performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, and a terminal using the method. The method comprises: receiving a specific signal which is repeatedly transmitted from a cell; determining whether successful detection of the specific signal is maintained for at least a specific amount of time; and declaring that the specific signal is beyond the cell coverage, when the successful detection of the specific signal is not maintained for at least the specific amount of time..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Systems, methods, and computer program products for interfacing multiple service provider trusted service managers and secure elements

System, methods, and computer program products are provided for interfacing between one of a plurality of service provider (sp) trusted service managers (tsm) and one of a plurality of secure elements (se). A first request to renew a service is received from an sp system over a communications network.
Google Inc.

new patent

Electronic apparatus and control method thereof

An electronic apparatus and a control method thereof are disclosed. The electronic apparatus according includes: a first communicator configured to communicate with an authentication terminal device; a second communicator configured to communicate with a new terminal device that is not registered with an access point (ap); a storage configured to store authentication information for accessing the ap; and a controller configured to control the second communicator to transmit the authentication information that is stored in the storage to the new terminal device in response to receiving terminal information of the new terminal device from the authentication terminal device through the first communicator..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Wearable device and a storing credentials associated with an electronic device in said wearable device

The disclosure relates in general to a wearable device for serving as a personal id towards electronic devices. In particular the disclosure provides a wearable device for storing credential data or password from an electronic device, which device is configured for serving as personal id towards an electronic device, such as a mobile phone or other smart devices..
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

new patent

Customer communication system

A system for automatic authentication of service requests includes authentication of a remote access device. This authentication may be accomplished automatically prior to text or audio communication between a customer and a service agent.

new patent

Hand held electronic device with near field communication element and associated sensor

The present invention provides a hand held electronic device, which includes a near field communication element located proximate a top of the device, that is adapted for being selectively enabled. The hand held electronic device further includes a user identification sensor, which in at least some instances is a further near field communication element, and is adapted for confirming the identity of an authorized user of the device.
Motorola Mobility Llc

new patent

Method for device-to-device (d2d) operation performed by terminal in wireless communication system and terminal using the method

A method for device-to-device (d2d) operation performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, and a terminal using the method are provided. The method comprises: receiving, from a cell, resource pool information indicating a first resource pool which may be used in transmitting a d2d signal within the coverage of the cell; and transmitting a d2d signal by using overlapping resources between the first resource pool, and a second resource pool which may be used in the d2d operation outside the coverage of the cell..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Cellular stations and methods for warning status reporting

A cellular station coupled to a mobility management entity (mme) is provided. The cellular station includes a wireless transceiver and a controller.
Acer Incorporated

new patent

Method and system for off-net message communications

Methods and apparatus for routing off-net short message service (sms) messages between a first service provider network and a terminating service provider network are provided herein. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving a first sms message including a first identifier associated with a first subscriber of the first service provider network stored in a source address field directed to a second identifier, determining that the second identifier is associated with a second subscriber of the terminating service provider network, associating the first identifier with a local reply identifier in a mapping database, replacing the first identifier in the source address field with the local reply identifier, and routing the first sms message including the local reply identifier stored in the source address field to the second identifier..
Vonage America Inc.

new patent

Method and configuring mbms mdt for multiple mbsfn areas in wireless communication system

A method and apparatus for configuring multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) minimization of drive test (mdt) in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) receives a representative multicast control channel (mcch) indicator from a network, and receives a mbms-mdt configuration on a representative mcch, which is indicated by the representative mcch indicator, among multiple mcchs from the network.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Communication system and method

A communication system comprises a mobile reporting device and a server. The mobile reporting device comprises a signal receiver configured to receive data usable to determine the location of the reporting device; a communication module configured to transmit data to and receive data from a server, the data including location data from the location determiner; a display including a user interface.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

new patent

Relaying device, voice communication system, and voice communication method

[solution] in a voice communication system, a relaying device relays voice communication of a plurality of section systems. The relaying device stores, with respect to each of the section systems, a plurality of pieces of area information divided on the basis of the communication range of a wireless access point.

new patent

Geolocation device for a telecommunication system

A tracker (16) arranged to launch active location cell monitoring of a mobile communication device (9) whose mobile device identifier has been selected by the sorter (14).. .

new patent

Self-adjusting environmental behavioral system for gps/cellular locator

A system and method is provided for wirelessly tracking a tracking device. The subject of the tracking device may be a person, group of people or an article of interest.
Whereiblegps

new patent

Communication system providing data transfer direction determination based upon motion and related methods

A communication system may include at least one electronic device configured to wirelessly communicate via a short-range communications format, and at least one mobile communications device. The at least one mobile communications device may include a short-range communications device configured to wirelessly communicate with the at least one electronic device via the short-range communications format, and a controller coupled to the short-range communications device.
Blackberry Limited

new patent

Wireless transmission of network parameters

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may facilitate pairing of a wireless client with an access point (ap). In embodiments, a wireless device such as a bi-directional remote control unit (e.g., bluetooth, or rf4ce (radio frequency for consumer electronics)) or other device configured to receive and transmit wireless communications may be used to download network parameters such as a target service set identifier (ssid), wps pin/passphrase code, and/or other information from the ap and then use the same wireless device to download the network parameters from the wireless device to a client device.
Arris Enterprises Llc

new patent

Audio accessory circuitry and method compatible with both msft mode and digital communication mode

An audio accessory key detection system (40) includes a host circuit (2-3) coupled to communicate via a microphone line (7) with an accessory circuit (3-3) in either a msft mode or a digital communication mode. Depletion mode transistors (44-1,2,3) in the accessory circuit are coupled between keys (15-1,2,3) of the accessory circuit, respectively.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

new patent

Method for effectively implementing a multi-room television system

A method for effectively implementing a multi-room television system includes a digital base station that processes and combines various program sources to produce a processed stream. A communications processor then responsively transmits the processed stream as a local composite output stream to various wired and wireless display devices for flexible viewing at variable remote locations.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

new patent

User terminal apparatus, electronic apparatus, system, and control method thereof

A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus for performing a remote control function for an electronic apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an electronic apparatus for providing a text input user interface (ui), an input unit configured to receive a user command for input of a specific text on the text input ui, a fingerprint scanner provided in the input unit and configured to recognize a user fingerprint, and a controller configured to recognize a user fingerprint according to the user command and to transmit information corresponding to the recognized user fingerprint to the electronic apparatus in response to the electronic apparatus entering a preset text input mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Eye mounted displays and systems, with eye tracker and head tracker

A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
Spy Eye, Llc

new patent

Eye mounted displays and systems, with headpiece

A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
Spy Eye, Llc

new patent

Context-based depth sensor control

An electronic device (100) includes a depth sensor (120), a first imaging camera (114, 116), and a controller (802). The depth sensor (120) includes a modulated light projector (119) to project a modulated light pattern (500).
Google Technology Holdings Llc

new patent

Information processing apparatus, communication system, and recording medium

An information processing apparatus for controlling establishment of communication between a plurality of communication terminals is disclosed. The information processing apparatus includes a communication establishing unit configured to cause, while communication via a first session is established between the plurality of communication terminals, the plurality of communication terminals to establish communication via a second session; and a communication starter configured to cause the plurality of communication terminals to start the communication via the second session upon confirming that the communication via the second session is established between the plurality of communication terminals..

new patent

Determination of bit rate request

There is provided determination of a bit rate request (brr) for a multimedia encoder of an electronic device. First bit rate information is received from a receiver of multimedia content.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Solid-state imaging device, driving the same, and electronic apparatus

The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device that can improve imaging quality by reducing variation in the voltage of a charge retention unit, a method of driving the solid-state imaging device, and an electronic apparatus. A first photoelectric conversion unit generates and accumulates signal charge by receiving light that has entered a pixel, and photoelectrically converting the light.
Sony Corporation

new patent

Image processing method, non-transitory computer-readable storage medium and electrical device thereof

An image processing method is provided. The image processing method comprises obtaining at least one original image; performing a pixel binning progress on the original image; continuously obtaining a plurality of the first images processed by the pixel binning progress; and performing a super resolution reconstruction process on the first images via an interpolation method to generate a second image.
Asustek Computer Inc.

new patent

Electronic device and processing image by electronic device

An electronic device and an operation method by the electronic device are disclosed. The electronic device includes a controller that controls to extract at least one frame of a plurality of preview frames inputted through an image capturing device and store an image captured through the image capturing device according to an image capturing request in association with the selected at least one frame; and a storage unit storing the captured image and the selected at least one frame..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Camera system

A camera system is disclosed herein that includes a camera apparatus and a control apparatus. The camera apparatus has a base, a camera movably coupled to the base and providing an output, a positioner operatively coupled to the camera to adjust a tilt position and/or a pan position of the camera, and a camera apparatus wireless communication device operatively coupled to the camera and/or the positioner to control the camera and/or the positioner and transmit a the camera output.

new patent

Portable electronic device for photo management

A portable electronic device with a touch screen display for photo management is disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a computer-implemented method in which the portable electronic device displays an array of thumbnail images corresponding to a set of photographic images.
Apple Inc.

new patent

Camera clustering and tracking system

Various embodiments provide for a camera clustering and tracking system that can facilitate communications between cameras at an event to coordinate filming and coverage of an event. The camera can identify, locate, and cooperate with other similar cameras in order to share video analytics of the event and coordinate viewing angles to optimize event coverage.
Ampervue Incorporated

new patent

Communication system, server device, client device, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A communication system includes a server device and a client device. The server device includes an encoding unit that encodes information about characters contained in a first image to generate an encoded image, a generation unit that generates a second image in which the generated encoded image is embedded at a position specified from a position of the characters on the first image in place of the characters, and a transmission unit that transmits the second image to the client device in response to a request for the first image from the client device.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

new patent

Display device, electronic device and image processing apparatus including the display device, and displaying information

On a touch-panel display of an image forming apparatus, a function selecting area and a preview area are displayed next to each other. On the function selecting area, a function setting menu is displayed in one display mode among an icon mode in which only a group of icons are displayed, a regular mode in which a group of icons and a group of texts are displayed, and an express mode in which a group of icons, a group of texts and a group of function setting buttons are displayed.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Communication system, relay apparatus and communication method

A communication system may include a relay apparatus, an image processing apparatus and a terminal apparatus. The terminal apparatus may receive first access information for accessing converted data from the image processing apparatus in accordance with the short distance wireless communication technology.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Application-aware data charging

There is provided a method in a node of a communications network, the method comprising logging packet information for network traffic related to a client. The method further comprises sending the logged packet information for network traffic related to the client from a network layer to an host layer within the node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

System, method, and computer program product for connecting or coupling analog audio communications systems over a wireless packet data network

An automated telecommunications system includes a first system operable to receive pstn compatible audio frequency signals, to decode and interpret said incoming signals according to the type of call and call format, and transmit digital messages to a second system over a packet data network. Said second system receives and interprets digital messages incoming from the first system, encodes and regenerate outgoing audio frequency signals.
Nsgdatacom Inc.

new patent

Off-device fact-checking of statements made in a call

In a method for verifying statements made during a call, while the call is in progress, data of a portion of the call is received from a telecommunication device used in the call, at a system over a data network. The portion is related to a statement made during the call.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Customer communication system including scheduling

A system for automatic authentication of service requests includes authentication of a remote access device. This authentication may be accomplished automatically prior to text or audio communication between a customer and a service agent.

new patent

In-call fact-checking

In a method for verifying statements during a call that uses a telecommunication device, a statement made during the call is detected at the telecommunication device. The statement forms an in-call fact statement.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Detecting the location of a phone using rf wireless and ultrasonic signals

A system and method for determining a presence of a mobile device located in a predetermined detection zone within a vehicle may include a plurality of transmitters located within the vehicle, in which each of the plurality of transmitters is configured to transmit an acoustic signal into an acoustic environment within the vehicle, and in which each of the acoustic signals comprises at least one ultrasonic pulse, a mobile device configured to periodically record sounds in the acoustic environment, and a processor configured to determine that a periodically recorded sound by the mobile device comprises each of the acoustic signals transmitted by the plurality of transmitters, determine a location of the mobile device within the vehicle based on the acoustic signals recorded by the mobile device, and determine that the location of the mobile device matches the predetermined detection zone.. .
Driving Management Systems, Inc.

new patent

Method of operating a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for operating a motor vehicle which has a communications device, a navigation system, and an analysis unit, the method comprising the steps of: specifying, by means of the analysis unit, at least one position at which a demanding driving situation for the driver of the motor vehicle is expected; ascertaining, by means of the analysis unit, the distance of the motor vehicle from the specified position; assessing, by means of the analysis unit, whether the ascertained distance is shorter than a first predetermined distance if the motor vehicle is approaching the specified position and/or whether the ascertained distance is shorter than a second predetermined distance if the motor vehicle is moving away from the specified position; and preventing, by means of the communication device, communication via the communication device if the ascertained distance is shorter than either the first or the second distance.. .
Audi Ag

new patent

Mobile electronic device, display control method, and non-transitory storage medium

In one aspect of the present invention, a mobile electronic device determines, when it is in a sleep state, a moving state of the mobile electronic device based on detection results of an acceleration sensor, a direction sensor, and a gyroscope. For example, the mobile electronic device determines whether a user is moving in a train, is moving on foot, or is moving in a car.
Kyocera Corporation

new patent

Electronic apparatus and communicating method thereof

An electronic device and a communication method thereof according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention are configured for displaying an identification image associated with identification data, recording sensitivity data for outputting an object to the identification image on a basis of a user input that is input in association with the identification image, and transmitting the recorded sensitivity data.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

new patent

Protective modular case for electronic device

A protective case for an electronic device includes an inner liner, a first aperture, a second aperture, and an outer shell. The inner liner receives the electronic device and the first aperture permits access to a touchscreen interface of the electronic device.
Otter Products, Llc

new patent

Cover for electronic device, antenna assembly, electronic device, and manfuacturing the same

A cover for an electronic device may include a metal plate having a first metal region formed of a metal; a through-hole formed in a portion of the first metal region of the metal plate; and an electrical open path extending from the through-hole to an end portion on one side of the first metal region through metal oxidation.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Radio signal processing apparatus and method, and terminal

The present invention belongs to the communications field, and discloses a radio signal processing apparatus and method, and a terminal. This not only can avoid wasting resources, but also can fully use a received radio signal, thereby improving usage of using a received radio signal..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Optimized image delivery over limited bandwidth communication channels

Large-scale images are retrieved over network communications channels for display on a client device by selecting an update image parcel relative to an operator controlled image viewpoint to display via the client device. A request is prepared for the update image parcel and associated with a request queue for subsequent issuance over a communications channel.
Bradium Technologies Llc

new patent

Needs-matching navigator system

A needs-matching navigator system and social network facilitator appurtenances including, for a large user plurality, software driven modules residing on electronic communications enabled platforms and devices. Beyond altruistically enhancing flourishing life horizons and life quality metrics, the modules facilitate (a) knowing respective user bias, profile, perspective, wellbeing orientation, and privacy preference; (b) understanding user needs description and wellbeing criteria; (c) finding answer and solutions to the needs by user biased projecting the description onto electronically stored knowledge-bases; (d) matching the user to the answers and solutions; and preferably (e) creating an instant electronic communications interactive community for the respective user, by inverse projecting large subsets of the answers and solutions back onto the large plurality of users; according to said users' profiles and needs descriptions.

new patent

Method, system and computer program product for tagging content on uncontrolled web application

Communications by a device in a private network to a site operating outside of the network can be programmatically inspected. Unstructured data, including messages and application content, originating from outside of the network may be dynamically converted to structured data that can be tagged.
Proofpoint, Inc.

new patent

System and aggregating communication connections

A system and methods are provided for aggregating communication connections. Multiple users connect to a system (e.g., a web-based system) that hosts an application or service for exchanging communications.
Whatsapp Inc.

new patent

Remote industrial monitoring using a cloud infrastructure

A cloud-based infrastructure facilitates gathering, transmitting, and remote storage of control and automation data using an agent-based communication channel. The infrastructure collects the industrial data from an industrial enterprise and intelligently sorts and organizes the acquired data based on selected criteria.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

new patent

Flexible deterministic communications network

A system onboard a vehicle may include a vehicle management system (vms) and a mission management system (mms). The vms may include a plurality of vms nodes for controlling operation of the vehicle.
The Boeing Company

new patent

Multi-network mirroring systems and methods

A system and method for displaying information from multiple remote computing devices on an interactive display by receiving a first set of information from a first remote computing device that is connected to a first local area network via a first network communication device such as via ethernet. A second set of information is received from a second remote computing device that is connected to a second local area network via a second network communication device such as wi-fi.
Promethean Limited

new patent

Communication system, communication device and communication method

A communication system includes a first communication device, a plurality of transfer destination devices and a plurality of communication devices. The first communication device receives distribution of data and transfers the data to the plurality of transfer destination devices.
Fujitsu Limited

new patent

Method and system for user and device management of an iot network

Methods and apparatuses for management of an internet of things (iot) network are herein disclosed as comprising, in an implementation, authenticating a first device associated with a first account name and a second device associated with a second account name with a server associated with the iot network, connecting the authenticated first device and the authenticated second device over a communication system, and communicating data between the first device and the second device connected to the communication system by generating, by the first device, data representative of a data type using a component of one of the first device and the second device and transmitting, using the communication system, the data to the second device. The communicated data may be video data, image data, audio data, alert data, or location data generated using components associated with the first device..
Cybrook Inc.

new patent

Device and transferring the rendering of multimedia content

A transfer method and a method for controlling the transfer of digital content. The content is available on a content server, accessible via a service gateway, and can be processed by at least two devices of a user, namely a first device known as the mobile device and at least one second device known as the rendering device.
Orange

new patent

Systems and methods for providing song samples

An electronic device presents a first song that includes a sample of a second song, different from the first song. While presenting the first song, the electronic device displays a preview control on a display.
Spotify Ab

new patent

Seamless multicast and unicast switching for content playback

Content streams, such as video streams, may be seamlessly provided as both multicast and unicast transmissions. For example, in one implementation, a mobile device may receive a request, from a user of the mobile device, to play streaming content at the mobile device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

new patent

Method and device for establishing webrtc communications

A method for establishing a web communication between a web browser running on a first terminal and a web browser running on a second terminal, distinct from a communication via a web browser being previously established between the first and second terminals. Following detection, by the first terminal, of a user interaction requesting establishment of a web communication with the second terminal, the first terminal creates a session identifier including at least one identifier of the first terminal, and generates a url address including the created session identifier.
Orange

new patent

Rate control for data transmission using a tunnel

A system that performs rate control for real-time communications (“rtc”) establishes a tunnel by a tunneling server with a tunneling client of a user equipment (“ue”). The system receives a request from the ue to enable the rate control for an inner socket of the tunnel, and sends a response back to the ue to indicate that the rate control is enabled for the inner socket.
Oracle International Corporation

new patent

Redirecting packets in an autonomous system

A symmetric flow response path from an autonomous system (as) can be forced by using a same edge gateway for ingress and egress of communications with an internet source. An asymmetric flow response path from an as can be used by using different edge gateways for ingress and egress of communications with an internet source.
Oracle International Corporation

new patent

Using symmetric and asymmetric flow response paths from an autonomous system

A symmetric flow response path from an autonomous system (as) can be forced by using a same edge gateway for ingress and egress of communications with an internet source. An asymmetric flow response path from an as can be used by using different edge gateways for ingress and egress of communications with an internet source.
Oracle International Corporation

new patent

Law enforcement agency portal

Implementations of the present disclosure involve a system and/or method for providing account information for a telephone number. All users are authenticated to ensure they may access the account information.
Level 3 Communications, Llc

new patent

Optimized transport layer security

A method for establishing a secure communication session over communication paths between one or more client devices and one or more server computers according to a communication protocol includes initiating the session including passing communication through a proxy on a device on the communication paths, passing session initiation information between the client devices and the server computers via the proxy, passing encrypted content between the client devices and the server computers over secure communication sessions, each established for exclusive access from one client device and one server computer based on the exchanged session initiation information between said client device and said server computer whereby the proxy does not have access to the content, and modifying, using the proxy, at least some information passing between a client device and a server computer such that the communication to and from the server computer adheres to the communication protocol.. .

new patent

Data encryption and authentication using a mixing function in a communication system

A method of encrypting and authenticating messages in a communication system includes generating new keys by receiving a plurality of parameters including at least one of an initial key, a nonce, a sequence number, and a previous key. The method may include applying a mix function to generate a subsequent key based on the plurality of parameters for key rolling.
The Boeing Company

new patent

Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for an email client

A computer-implemented method is disclosed for use with a portable electronic device having a display. The method enables switching between electronic inboxes that can be accessed from the electronic device.
Apple, Inc.

new patent

Behavior based notifications

A computing system, computer-implemented method, and computer program product are provided for facilitating behavior based notifications concerning multiparty communication threads. According to an implementation, the computer-implemented method may include defining a rules set associated with a user for participation in a multiparty communication thread.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Service platform to support automated chat communications and methods for use therewith

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a service platform that receives a chat request from a client device associated with a user. A chat database of previous chat sessions associated with other users is searched based on the chat request to identify a previous chat session corresponding to the chat request.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

new patent

Method and system for minimizing the required bandwidth for a cloud based unicast communication with a vehicle

Disclosed herein is a method and system for minimizing the required bandwidth for a cloud based unicast communication with a vehicle operating within a road network, where the cloud comprises a cloud logic and the vehicle comprises a vehicle internal logic. The method comprising the steps of: determining a current position with direction of the vehicle within the road network; setting an interval at which the vehicle is to report an update on its position based on a most probable path of the vehicle and the complexity thereof, where the most probable path is a set of possible paths a predetermined distance ahead of the vehicle that it is most probable to travel along given its current position with direction within the road network; communicating the set interval to the vehicle internal logic; and reporting an updated current position of the vehicle to the cloud with the set reporting interval..
Volvo Car Corporation

new patent

Communication system, communication method and control apparatus

A communication system, a communication method and a control apparatus are provided that can resolve an optimum path while taking consideration of network resources and the resources of packet processing nodes. Included are a plurality of nodes (n1 to n5) each having a routing function, at least one processing node (20a, 20b) performing processing of an arriving packet, and an upper-level control apparatus (30) that calculates an optimum path up to the processing node by using network load information collected from the network nodes and processing load information collected from the processing node, and performs path setting on each network node..
Nec Corporation

new patent

Transferring data between a first network node and a second network node

Apparatus comprises: first and second transmitter interfaces (702, 711), each configured to transmit data over a respective communications path (702, 703) including one or more logical connections; first and second transmit buffers forming part of the first and second transmitter interfaces respectively, the first and second transmit buffers being configured to store packets of data for transmission over their respective communication path; one or more path capability determining modules (709, 713) configured to determine a measure of capability of each of the communications paths to transmit data; an input data buffer (706) configured to store data for provision to the first and second transmit buffers for subsequent transmission; and a data handling module (704) configured to respond to determining the presence of data in the input buffer for transmission by: using the measured capabilities of the communication paths and measures of the quantity of data stored in the transmit buffers to select one of the first and second transmitter interfaces for transmitting data; and providing at least one packet of data to the transmit buffer of the selected one of the first and second transmitter interfaces.. .
Bridgeworks Limited

new patent

Transferring data

Apparatus has at least one processor and at least one memory having computer-readable code stored therein which when executed controls the at least one processor to perform a method comprising: maintaining plural logical connections on a communications path; transmitting data packets on different ones of the logical connections; monitoring acknowledgements received in respect of the data packets transmitted over the different ones of the logical connections; reusing a logical connection for which an acknowledgement for a transmitted data packet has been received; creating a new logical connection when there is a data packet to transmit over the path and there are no logical connections available for reuse; and destroying excess logical connections. This can result in the maintenance and use of a number of logical connections that is most appropriate for the link conditions and the data transmission requirements, thereby potentially maximizing transmission speed and minimizing system resource requirements.
Bridgeworks Limited

new patent

Method for forwarding rule hopping based secure communication

One or both end points of the communication and a network controller of a software defined network (sdn) agree on a definition of a traffic flow that varies as a function of time, where communicating end points vary one or more fields of the packet headers at the sender side before sending the flow packets to the network according to an agreed upon procedure with the network controller. The network controller dynamically updates the forwarding tables in forwarding elements such that whenever source node transitions into the next epoch, and thus alter the header fields, a corresponding forwarding rule is already installed onto the forwarding elements along the route of the packet towards the other end point of the communication, referred to as destination node..
Argela-usa, Inc.

new patent

Diagnosis of a network adapter during network operation

An adapter is configured to connect to a network. The adapter including a controller configured to receive a stream of network communication from a computer system physically connected to the adapter.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Diagnosis of a network adapter during network operation

An adapter is configured to connect to a network. The adapter including a controller configured to receive a stream of network communication from a computer system physically connected to the adapter.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Apparatus and detecting online failure and system

This application provides an apparatus and method for detecting online failure and a system. The apparatus includes: a reading unit configured to read signal to noise ratios of subcarriers from a receiver of a multicarrier optical communication system according to a predetermined monitoring time interval; a judging unit configured to judge whether there exist a first predetermined number of subcarriers of which the signal to noise ratios are less than a first threshold value; a detecting unit configured to monitor a change of distortion of the system when it is judged yes by the judging unit, and determine a cause of degradation of signal to noise ratios according to the change of distortion of the system; and a reporting unit configured to report degradation of signal to noise ratios and/or the cause of degradation of signal to noise ratios.
Fujitsu Limited

new patent

Method and self-forming a tree topology network in a communications network

A method for self-forming a tree topology network is provided. The method is used in a communications apparatus.
Mediatek Inc.

new patent

Apparatus and system for automatically rebooting an electronically powered device via power over ethernet

An apparatus for remotely rebooting an electronic device may have an first port adapted to interface with a first communications line capable of transmitting and receiving both data and power, an second port adapted to interface with a second communications line capable of transmitting and receiving both data and power, at least two status light emitting diodes, and at least one power port capable of receiving power from an external power supply module. The apparatus uses an auto-ping, traffic monitor, and heartbeat methodology to manage the operable state of a pse, pd, or ethernet traffic.
Dataprobe Inc

new patent

Detection of a faulty node in a network

Methods and apparatuses for increasing quality of service in a network having nodes if there is a faulty node which can result in data traffic being overloaded in at least one part of the network are provided. The disclosed embodiments of the invention can be used in the field of safety-critical applications, such as medial applications, monitoring devices, and in-vehicle communication systems..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

new patent

Multi-element code modulation mapping method, device and computer storage medium

Disclosed is a multi-element code modulation mapping method and device, relating to communications and designed to improve communication reliability. The method includes that: multi-element domain coding is performed on a first sequence including k multi-element codes to obtain a second sequence including n multi-element codes; k1 and k2 are calculated according to a multi-element domain element number q and a modulation order m, wherein k1*log2 q=k2*log2 m, both k1 and k2 are integers not smaller than 2, and both q and m are power of 2; the second sequence is divided into z groups of multi-element codes with each group including k1 multi-element codes, wherein c=formula (i), and formula (ii) represents rounding up; each group of multi-element codes is mapped to a constellation diagram to form k2 mth-order modulation symbols; and z groups of mth-order modulation symbols are sequentially cascaded to form a modulation symbol to be sent.
Zte Corporation

new patent

Upstream pilot structures in point-to-multipoint orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (ofdm) communication systems

A central access network unit comprising a processor configured to assign a plurality of upstream training blocks from an upstream ofdm symbol to a plurality of downstream network units, wherein the ofdm symbol comprises a plurality of pilot subcarriers equally spaced across an upstream rf spectrum in a pre-determined time interval, and wherein each upstream training block comprises a different subset of the pilot subcarriers that are non-consecutive and situated across the upstream rf spectrum, and generate one or more messages comprising assignments of the upstream training blocks, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the messages to the plurality of downstream network units via a network, wherein the messages instruct at least one of the plurality of downstream network units to transmit a modulated pre-determined sequence at the pilot subcarriers corresponding to the upstream training block assigned to the downstream network unit.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

new patent

Communication achieving low peak-to-average power ratio

The present disclosure pertains to communication systems and methods for achieving low peak to average power ratio (papr) for transmitted symbols of wireless devices. In an aspect, the present disclosure relates to a transmitter of a communication system, wherein the transmitter includes a circular convolution module that is configured to circularly convolve a preset number of values with a group of m symbols from a total number of symbols, an m-point dft module that is configured to process output of the circular convolution to generate a first set of discrete fourier transform (dft) samples, and an n-point idft module that is configured to process the first set of dft samples to obtain a first set of inverse discrete fourier transform (idft) samples for onward transmission to a receiver..
Tejas Networks Ltd.

new patent

Compressed orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) symbols in a wireless communication system

One or more first padding bits are added to information bits to be included in a data portion of a data unit such that the information bits, after being encoded, fill one or more ofdm symbols up to a boundary within a last ofdm symbol. The information bits and the first padding bits are encoded to generate coded bits.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

new patent

Signal transmission in wireless communication system

Provided is a method and device for signal transmission having good papr/cm characteristics. With regard to one aspect of said method, the method for transmitting a reference signal in a wireless communication signal comprises a step wherein a reference signal sequence is generated, a step wherein said reference signal sequence is divided with respect to each of multiple sub-blocks, a step wherein each of said plurality of divided reference signal sequence is subject to circular shifting, and a step wherein said plurality of circular shifted reference signals are transmitted via said plurality of sub-blocks..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Multidrop data transfer

Multi-drop communications channels can have significantly deep notches in their frequency response causing a corresponding limitation of the effective data transmission rate. A special time-ordered coding method is described which results in the emitted spectrum of the data stream transmitted into the channel having a notch at the same frequency as the notch in the channel frequency response, permitting channel receivers to successfully decode the transmitted data stream.
Kandou Labs, S.a.

new patent

Information sending method, apparatus, and communications system

The application provide an information sending method which includes: sending, by a controller, a forwarding indication message to a forwarder, where: the forwarding indication message includes at least two routing correspondences and a tunnel correspondence, the at least two routing correspondences include a first routing correspondence and a second routing correspondence, the first routing correspondence is mapping of a first route to a next hop identifier, the second routing correspondence is mapping of a second route to the next hop identifier, and the first route is different from the second route; and the tunnel correspondence is a correspondence of the next hop identifier to a public network tunnel. The embodiments of the application resolve a problem that a delivering form of a forwarding indication message that is from a control plane to a forwarding plane is not explicitly stipulated in an openflow standard of an sdn..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Communication apparatus, server, communication system, and communication method

According to one aspect, a communication apparatus is provided which is on a lan and coupled to a server via an external network involving a nat traversal with a router of the lan. The communication apparatus is configured to determine a configuration of the router of the lan; and request the server to transmit a nat update request packet to the router, which is registered in the server and performs the nat traversal, when it is determined that the configuration of the router of the lan is in two or more stages..
Fujitsu Limited

new patent

Method for automatically mapping smart plug and electronic device connected thereto in home gateway and device therefor

A method according to an embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for automatically mapping a smart plug and an electronic device connected thereto in a home gateway. The method may comprise the steps of: deleting pre-stored mapping information when a signal received from the smart plug satisfies a condition requiring remapping to the electronic device; configuring a mapping candidate group on the basis of data included in the signal received from the smart plug and information stored for the electronic device when a status change notification signal is received from a predetermined electronic device within a preconfigured time; and when it can be determined that one particular electronic device from among the configured candidate group has been mapped to the smart plug, automatically mapping the corresponding electronic device and the smart plug in a state that the corresponding electronic device is connected to the smart plug..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Multicast broadcast multimedia service-assisted content distribution

Embodiments provide methods, systems, and apparatuses for multicast broadcast multimedia service (mbms)-assisted content distribution in a wireless communication network. A proxy terminal may include an mbms access client configured to receive and cache an mbms transmission including media data and metadata.
Intel Corporation

new patent

Device key security

A device, method or server having memory configured to store cryptographic material required to execute one or more device functions. A communications interface for communicating over a network.
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited

new patent

Communication system, electronic apparatus, communication method and program

A proposed electronic apparatus is capable of transmitting correct data by re-transmitting data without complicating communication processing even when a delay occurs in transmission processing of data in one-way communication. An electronic apparatus 10 transmits data to an electronic timepiece 20 as an optical signal by using a light source 103 which transmits the optical signal, determining whether a delay has occurred in transmission of the data or not, and re-transmitting the data by using the light source 103 when a delay has occurred.
Seiko Instruments Inc.

new patent

Communication method supporting plurality of serving cells, and apparatus using same

A communication method supporting a plurality of serving cells in a wireless communication system is provided. A terminal receives a capability enquiry from a network, and accordingly transmits capability information to the network.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Full duplex network architecture in cable network environments

An example communication system comprises a media access control (mac) scheduler in a cable network, and a full band transceiver. The mac scheduler implements a two-dimensional transmission-reception (t-r) coordination scheme among a plurality of cable modems in the cable network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

new patent

Method and transmitting control information in wireless communication system

The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. Specifically, the present invention relates to a method for transmitting, by a terminal, control information in an fdd cell, and an apparatus therefor, the method comprising the steps of: receiving sub-frame reconfiguration information for a ul cc; receiving, on the fdd cell, a pdcch including dci; receiving, on the fdd cell, a pdsch indicated by the pdcch; and transmitting, in sub-frame n on the ul cc, harq-ack information on the pdsch, wherein the index of a pucch resource used in transmitting the harq-ack information is determined by n(1)pucch=ncce+n(1)pucch or n(1)pucch=ncce+n(1)pucch+offset..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method and transmitting control information in wireless communication system

The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. Specifically, the present invention relates to a method for transmitting, by a terminal, control information in an fdd cell, and an apparatus therefor, the method comprising the steps of: receiving sub-frame reconfiguration information for a ul cc; receiving, on the fdd cell, a pdcch including dci; receiving, on the fdd cell, a pdsch indicated by the pdcch; and transmitting, on the ul cc, harq-ack information on the pdsch, wherein if the pdsch is received on a dl cc, the dci does not include a dai field, and if the pdsch is received in the ul cc, the dci includes a dai field..
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method and receiving ack/nack in wireless communication system

The present invention provides a method for receiving acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ack/nack) of a terminal in a wireless communication system. The method transmits uplink data through an uplink data channel and receives ack/nack for the uplink data.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method and transmitting uplink signal

A method and device for transmitting an uplink signal in a wireless communication system a user equipment (ue) sets up a sounding reference signal (srs) configuration for a first serving cell, the srs configuration including information for an srs transmission, and determines an srs subframe in which an srs and a physical uplink shared channel (pusch) for the first serving cell are simultaneously triggered among a plurality of subframes according to the srs configuration. The srs subframe includes a plurality of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) symbols.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Device and transmitting downlink control information in a wireless communication system

A method for a transmitter in a communication system, a method for a receiver, a transmitting apparatus, and a receiving apparatus are provided. The method includes identifying, by a transmitter, information bits in a first downlink control information (dci) and information bits in a second dci; appending, by the transmitter, one bit of value zero to the second dci, if a number of the information bits in the second dci is equal to a number of the information bits in the first dci; appending, by the transmitter, one or more zero bits to the second dci based on a payload size of the second dci, if the number of the information bits in the second dci belongs to one of ambiguous sizes; and transmitting, to a receiver, the second dci, wherein a payload of the second dci comprises the information bits in the second dci and at least one zero padding bit appended to the second dci, and wherein the one or more zero bits is appended to the second dci until the payload size of the second dci does not belong to one of the ambiguous sizes and the payload size of the second dci is not equal to a payload size of the first dci..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Preamble detection on a communication channel

Described herein are apparatuses for receiving preamble information via a channel between a first device and a second device. An apparatus is configured to scan a band of multiple carriers associated with the channel, determine a first carrier associated with the channel from the band of multiple carriers, wherein a first channel quality metric associated with the first carrier is greater than a threshold channel quality metric, receive, on the first carrier, the preamble information from the first device, determine a second carrier associated with the channel from the band of multiple carriers, wherein a second channel quality metric associated with the second carrier is greater than the threshold channel quality metric, receive, on the second carrier, the preamble information from the first device, and determine, based on receipt of the preamble information from the first device, a start of a data packet transmission from the first device..
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Method and transmitting information about a channel in a wireless communication system

A method and a user equipment (ue) configured with one or more cells for feeding back channel information are discussed. The method according to an embodiment includes receiving information on a maximum number of ranks; transmitting first channel information generated based on rank information; and transmitting second channel information which is generated based on the same rank information as the rank information used for generating the first channel information.
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Multiple access method and system with adaptive frequency multiplexing of data send authorization requests

A method for multiple access to a frequency band of a communication channel of a communication network with carrier sensing and collision avoidance, including a division of the frequency band into a set of request-to-send sub-bands dedicated to the transmission, by source nodes to a destination node, of request-to-send messages for communicating data on the frequency band is provided. The method includes an evaluation of a communication channel load, and, as a function of the result of the evaluation, a re-division of the frequency band to modify the number of sub-bands of the set of request-to-send sub-bands..
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

new patent

Method of reduced state decoding and decoder thereof

Methods and devices are disclosed for receiving and decoding sparsely encoded data sequences using a message passing algorithm (mpa) or maximum likelihood sequence estimation (mlse). Such data sequences may be used in wireless communications systems supporting multiple access, such as sparse code multiple access (scma) systems.

new patent

Eye diagram estimation, based on signal statistics collection

Method and system for estimating an eye diagram display of a real signal passing through a data communication channel, according to which decoded symbols of the transmitted real signal are captured, along with their corresponding adc sample values and sampled at a rate of 1 sps or more. Then statistic data is collected for each captured sequence of bits/symbols for each particular phase and a synthetic signal is created, based on the collected statistics, using a signal generator that produces samples by randomly creating a bit stream by generating a corresponding one or more samples for any symbol sequences in the bit stream according to the number of collected phases.
Multiphy Ltd.

new patent

Full duplex operation in wireless systems

A method and apparatus for providing for full-duplex (fd) operation in time division duplex (tdd) communications are disclosed herein. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may receive an indication of a first, ul heavy, tdd uplink (ul)/downlink (dl) configuration and an indication of a second, dl heavy, tdd ul/dl configuration.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

new patent

Controlling a transmission of information in a wireless communication network with a relay node

The present invention relates to a transmission of information in a wireless communication network between a radio access node and a relay node, wherein, according to a new ground rule, for each allocated downlink subframe for a downlink transmission from the access node to the relay node, an uplink transmission subframe for an uplink transmission is allocated four transmission time intervals later. A downlink subframe is only allocated when a further subframe of the same transmission time interval for a transmission from the relay node to the user equipment is a subframe of a type that indicates to a user equipment that no data are received beyond a control region of the subframe..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Method and determining repetition quantity of downlink control channel

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and an apparatus for determining a repetition quantity of a downlink control channel, which relate to the radio communications field. The method includes: acquiring processing information corresponding to a repetition quantity of a downlink control channel; and sending the downlink control channel to user equipment ue according to the processing information, where the downlink control channel is used to carry processed downlink control information, so that the ue determines the repetition quantity of the downlink control channel according to the processing information.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Polar code hybrid automatic repeat request method and apparatus, and wireless communications apparatus

A method includes: selecting, from m polar codes of a same code length and code rate, a polar code corresponding to an actual code rate for a first transmission, and encoding an information bit sequence by using the polar code to obtain encoded bits; and performing rate matching on the encoded bits to generate to-be-sent bits. Different from a traditional harq using one polar code, in this embodiment, a polar code corresponding to the actual code rate for the first transmission is selected from the m polar codes during the initial transmission, so that a different polar code can be selected adaptively according to the actual code rate for the first transmission..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Method and device for decoding low-density parity check code for forward error correction in wireless communication system

A method for decoding an ldpc code for a forward error correction by a reception terminal of a wireless communication system according to an embodiment o the present invention comprises, in a bipartite graph including nodes that are differentiated into received nodes to which received packets are mapped and restoration nodes connected via edges to the received nodes, he steps of: obtaining first restoration packets corresponding to the restoration nodes using edges on a first packet passing path; determining error packet candidates to be excluded from the received packets when an error is detected in the first restoration packets; and obtaining second restoration packets from the bipartite graph from which the determined error packet candidates are excluded, wherein the step of obtaining the second restoration packets obtains the second restoration packets through the edges of a second packet passing path except for the edges of the received nodes to which the error packet candidates are mapped.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method and device for decoding low density parity check code for forward error correction in wireless communication system

A method for decoding a low density parity check (ldpc) code for forward error correction by a receiver side in a wireless communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: acquiring a first reconstructed packet vector by decoding a reception packet vector encoded by an ldpc code generation matrix; determining a candidate for an error packet to be excluded form the reception packet vector when an error is detected in the first reconstructed packet vector; and acquiring a second reconstructed packet vector from the reception packet vector from which the determined candidate for the error packet has been excluded, wherein the step of acquiring the second reconstructed packet vector includes acquiring the second reconstructed packet vector through gaussian elimination for the ldpc code generation matrix from which a row matrix corresponding to the candidate for the error packet has been excluded.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Adaptive modulation and coding method, apparatus, and system

Embodiments relate to the communications field, and provide an adaptive modulation and coding method, apparatus, and system. The method includes: obtaining to-be-processed data; obtaining channel information corresponding to the to-be-processed data, and determining a modulation mode according to the channel information.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Decoding of a message and corresponding encoding of a message

The present disclosure concerns radio communication. More particularly, the disclosure relates to encoding/decoding.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Optical transmission device, optical communication device, optical communication system, and optical transmission method

An exemplary aspect of the present invention includes outputting main signal light; generating a first optical signal by intensity-modulating an optical signal depending on a control signal; generating a second optical signal by intensity-modulating an optical signal depending on a differential component between a prescribed signal having a constant intensity and the control signal; outputting a wavelength-multiplexed optical signal by multiplexing the first optical signal being generated and the second optical signal being generated; and transmitting a transmitting signal by multiplexing the output main signal light being output and the wavelength-multiplexed optical signal being output.. .

new patent

Fading simulator and producing fading signal

According to one embodiment, a fading simulator which conducts a fading test on a mobile communications terminal configured to receive radio signals containing respective baseband signals, includes reception modules which receive the radio signals, convert frequencies of the radio signals, and extract the baseband signals from the radio signals, respectively, reproduction processing modules which perform reproduction processing on the baseband signals extracted by the reception modules, respectively, to produce new baseband signals, a fading arithmetic module which perform fading processing on the new baseband signals produced by the reproduction processing modules individually to produce fading signals, and transmission modules which convert the fading signals produced by the fading arithmetic module into radio signals, respectively, and output the radio signals as test signals to the mobile communications terminal.. .
Anritsu Corporation

new patent

System and associated methodology for proximity detection and device association using ultrasound

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving ultrasound frequency sweeps in a sound receiving device. Each of the plurality of ultrasound frequency sweeps is centered on one of at least two predetermined frequencies.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

new patent

Aquatic time synchronisation system and determining a time offset

An aquatic time synchronisation system includes an aquatic first acoustic communications apparatus capable of communicating acoustically with a dynamic aquatic second acoustic communications apparatus. The first acoustic communications apparatus includes a first time source and the second acoustic communications apparatus includes a second time source.
Sonardyne International Limited

new patent

Quantum communications of a two-qubit state

In one aspect, there is provided a method for transmitting a two-qubit state. The method includes: propagating the two-qubit state onto a transmission waveguide, wherein the propagating includes distributing the two-qubit state about a certain phase; and transmitting the two-qubit state through the transmission waveguide using a pump pulse having the certain phase, wherein the pump pulse is provided in a manner so that the transmission waveguide functions as an optical phase sensitive amplifier (opsa)..
Vencore Labs, Inc.

new patent

Optical pam modulation with dual drive mach zehnder modulators and low complexity electrical signaling

The present invention is directed to data communication system and methods. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide a communication interface that is configured to transfer data at high bandwidth using pam format(s) over optical communication networks.
Inphi Corporation

new patent

Optical communication and charging device and use

Techniques for remote interactions with devices, such as charging, communications, and user interaction, are provided. Specifically, systems and methods to provide charging of devices, such as, remote charging by photovoltaic (pv) cells, infrared (ir) illumination, audio signals, and leds such as laser leds to charge devices such as watches, jewelry, car panels, headphones and phones, are presented..
Flextronics Ap, Llc

new patent

Method and system for transmitter optimization of an optical pam serdes based on receiver feedback

The present invention is directed to data communication system and methods. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide a communication interface that is configured to transfer data at high bandwidth using pam format(s) over optical communication networks.
Inphi Corporation

new patent

Using fractional fourier transform nonlinear effects in optical fiber link monitoring methods

The present invention proposes a method for monitoring the nonlinear effect of an optical fiber link by fractional fourier transformation, frft, by calculating an optimal fractional order of the frft of the frequency-domain signal propagating through an optical fiber link, calculating the chromatic dispersion of an optical fiber link based on the optimal fractional order, compensating for chromatic dispersion to the signal, calculating an optimal fractional order of the frft for the time-domain signal following the compensation for chromatic dispersion, calculating the time-domain chirp caused by the nonlinear effect of an optical fiber link based on the optimal fractional order, and monitoring the nonlinear effect of an optical fiber link based on the absolute value of the calculated time-domain chirp. The method can be used for quantitatively monitoring the nonlinear effect of an optical fiber link in an optical fiber communication system consisting of different types of optical fibers..
Beijing Institute Of Technology

new patent

Optical-electrical interface devices and systems with optical communication pathway redundancy

Electrical-optical interface devices and methods for use in optical communications systems are disclosed. The electrical-optical interface devices are configured to convert electrical signals to optical signals and optical signals to electrical signals, and are configured to connect to external devices.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

new patent

Relaying device, audio communication system, and audio signal relay method

[solution] an audio communication system comprises: a master relaying device; one or more slave relaying devices connected to the master relaying device via a communication network; and one or more terminal devices connected to each relaying device via a communication network. Each slave relaying device transfers, to the master relaying device, audio signals received from the terminal device in charge of the slave relaying device.

new patent

Method and communicating channel state information in full-dimensional mimo system

The present disclosure relates to a communication method and system for converging a 5th-generation (5g) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-generation (4g) system with a technology for internet of things (iot). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5g communication technology and the iot-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

new patent

Codebook sub-sampling for csi feedback on pucch for 4tx mimo

Channel state information (csi) feedback in a wireless communication system (100) is disclosed. User equipment (107) transmits a csi feedback signal via a physical uplink control channel (pucch) (108).
Texas Instruments Incorporated

new patent

Hybrid precoding design for multiple input multiple output system with few-bit analog to digital converters

A mobile device includes a receiver configured to perform hybrid precoding on signals received through a large bandwidth communication. The receiver includes a plurality of antennas configured to receive wireless communications signals through the large bandwidth communication.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

new patent

Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, and wireless communication method

A wireless communication system includes a transmitting device and a receiving device each including a plurality of antennas. A plurality of streams are subjected to spatial multiplexing and are transmitted in a downlink in which packets are transmitted from the transmitting device to the receiving device.
Sony Corporation

new patent

Demodulator for near field communication, near field communication device, and electronic device having the same

A demodulator for a near field communication (nfc) includes a first rectifier, a shifting rectifier, a field monitor and an edge detector. The first rectifier receives an antenna voltage through a first power terminal and a second power terminal, rectifies the antenna voltage and provides a first rectified signal to a first node.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Reconfigurable integrated rf front-end for dual-band wlan transceivers

Systems and techniques relating to wireless communication devices and reconfigurable an integrated rf front-end for dual-band wlan transceivers include, according to an aspect, an integrated circuit chip comprising: radio frequency (rf) front-end circuitry, wherein the rf front-end circuitry comprises (i) an antenna input line configured to connect with one or more antennas of a wireless communication device, (ii) a transmitter input line, (ii) a first receiver output line, (iii) and a second receiver output line; harmonic trap circuitry coupled with the rf front-end circuitry via the antenna input line, the harmonic trap circuitry being fully integrated on the integrated circuit chip.. .
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

new patent

Transmit-receive circuitry and electronic wireless device

Transmit-receive circuitry for an electronic device capable of wireless communication includes: an antenna input/output, for coupling to an antenna; a transmit path, coupled to the antenna input/output, the transmit path including: a power amplifier, for receiving a transmission signal to be transmitted via the antenna; and a transformer; and a receive path, coupled to the antenna input/output, the receive path including: a low noise amplifier, for receiving a reception signal from the antenna. In a receive mode, the low noise amplifier is configured to receive reception signals via the antenna input/output, and the transmit path is connected to the antenna input/output such that the reception signals experience gain as a result of the transformer in the transmit path..
Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd.

new patent

Method and arrangement for transmitting and receiving rf signals through various radio interfaces of communication systems

A method and arrangement for transmitting and receiving rf signals, associated with different radio interfaces of communication systems, employ a direct conversion based transceiver which substantially comprises one receive signal branch and one transmit signal branch. Mixing frequencies of the different systems are generated by a single common by use of an output frequency divider in combination with the synthesizer, and by use of filtering corresponding to a system channel bandwidth by means of a controllable low-pass filter operating at baseband frequency..
Nokia Technologies Oy

new patent

Systems and methods for identifying a failure in an analog to digital converter

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for identifying failures in an analog to digital (a/d) converter. An intelligent electronic device (ied) may monitor a digital output of one or more a/d converters.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

new patent

Oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object

An oscillator includes: an integrated circuit including a circuit for oscillation; a resonator element; a circuit element; a heating element, and a container. The integrated circuit, the resonator element, and the heating element are arranged inside the container.
Seiko Epson Corporation

new patent

Power controllable wireless communication device

A power controllable wireless communication device includes a variable gain amplifier having a gain that can be controlled based on a gain control signal, a reference power generation circuit, which generates first reference power and second reference power differing from the first reference power, a sensor circuit supplied with selectively power of a high frequency signal output from the variable gain amplifier, and the first reference power and the second reference power generated by the reference power generation circuit, and a control circuit which generates the gain control signal based on a sensor output from the sensor circuit. When controlling power, the control circuit generates the gain control signal based on ratios among a first sensor output corresponding to the first reference power, a second sensor output corresponding to the second reference power, and a high frequency sensor output corresponding to the power of the high frequency signal..
Hitachi, Ltd.

new patent

Electronic device

Provided is an electronic device including a rotary power generation device using an electret, which is capable of preventing a spiral spring from being wound up or fully extended. The electronic device includes a power generation mechanism including: first rotary member, which is supported in a freely rotatable manner, and has a center of gravity shifted from a rotation center; second rotary member supported in a freely rotatable manner; an elastic member configured to elastically connect the first rotary member and the second rotary member to each other for rotary motions thereof; a stationary member arranged so as to be opposed to the second rotary member; and an electret film formed on a surface of any one of the second rotary member and the stationary member..
Citizen Watch Co., Ltd.

new patent

Vibration-driven energy harvester

A vibration-driven energy harvester includes: a fixed electrode; a movable electrode that is disposed so as to face opposite the fixed electrode and is allowed to move relative to the fixed electrode; and an ionic liquid disposed between the fixed electrode and the movable electrode which face opposite each other, wherein: power is generated as an external vibration moves the movable electrode, causing a change in at least one of an area of an electrical double layer formed on two sides of an interface of the fixed electrode and the ionic liquid and an area of an electrical double layer formed on two sides of an interface of the movable electrode and the ionic liquid.. .
The University Of Tokyo





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