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 Electronic device and  mounting unit patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic device and mounting unit
An electronic device includes: a frame in which a unit is mounted on each of an upper row and a lower row of the frame; a rack configured to accommodate a plurality of frames; a back plate configured to close the rack on a rear side of the frame; and a duct configured to protrude from an insertion hole formed in the back plate, and form an opening with a hole edge of the insertion hole so as to discharge air passing through the unit on the lower row, the duct separating the unit on the upper row and the unit on the lower row from each other, wherein a cross-sectional area of the opening is adjusted by adjustment of a protrusion length from the insertion hole.. .
Fujitsu Limited


 Portable electronic device contact puck alignment patent thumbnailnew patent Portable electronic device contact puck alignment
A device interconnection system uses an indexed carrier to locate an array of contacts on an array of solder pads on a printed circuit board. In an embodiment, the pcb is indexed to a device housing in the same manner that it is indexed to the carrier, allowing the array of contacts to match and protrude through an array of holes in the housing.
Motorola Mobility Llc


 Apparatus for reducing noise in electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus for reducing noise in electronic device
An electronic device with a reduced noise may include a printed circuit board and a signal creating unit mounted on the printed circuit board and configured to create at least one signal. The electronic device may also include at least one power via configured to connect a power terminal of the signal creating unit with a main power line disposed in the printed circuit board.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Method and  transmitting signal by nan terminal in wireless communication system patent thumbnailnew patent Method and transmitting signal by nan terminal in wireless communication system
A method for transmitting a signal by a neighbor awareness networking (nan) terminal in a wireless communication system, according to embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: sensing a medium in a discovery window; selecting a back-off count value when the medium is in an occupied state; and transmitting a service discovery frame after performing countdown on the basis of the back-off count value, wherein an interval in which the back-off count value is determined on the basis of at least one of an interval in which a back-off count value for transmitting a synchronization beacon frame is selected, the length of the discovery window, and a hop count value of the terminal.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Method and system to manage radio resource control (rrc) connection in multi-sim user equipment (ue) patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system to manage radio resource control (rrc) connection in multi-sim user equipment (ue)
Methods and apparatuses are provided for releasing a radio resource control (rrc) connection in a wireless communication network. A user equipment (ue) monitors the rrc connection.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Method for deactivated secondary cell measurement and communications apparatus utilizing the same patent thumbnailnew patent Method for deactivated secondary cell measurement and communications apparatus utilizing the same
A method deactivates secondary component carrier (cc) measurement in a communications apparatus providing wireless communications services via a first cc in a wireless network, wherein the communications apparatus includes a first signal processing component chain comprising a plurality of signal processing components and is configured for processing the rf signals for the first cc and a second signal processing component chain comprising a plurality of signal processing components. The method includes operations of determining a switch timing for turning on at least one of the signal processing components in the second signal processing component chain for performing a deactivated secondary cc measurement; performing the deactivated secondary cc measurement via the second signal processing component chain, wherein the secondary cc is not able to perform data transmission or reception during a deactivated state, and wherein the switch timing is determined according to a discontinuous reception (drx) cycle..
Mediatek Inc.


 Controlling user equipment nodes for enhanced uplink and user equipment nodes configured for enhanced uplink patent thumbnailnew patent Controlling user equipment nodes for enhanced uplink and user equipment nodes configured for enhanced uplink
Methods for controlling uplink transmission of data to a network node of a communications system a user equipment node are disclosed. The methods include receiving parameters to configure enhanced uplink in cell_fach state, determining, whether the user equipment node is able to communicate on an e-dch in cell_fach state and determining whether additional defined conditions have been satisfied, and performing a cell update operation to obtain an e-rnti value responsive to determining that the user equipment node is not able to communicate on an e-dch in cell_fach state.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


 Optimized procedure for user equipment autonomous mobility patent thumbnailnew patent Optimized procedure for user equipment autonomous mobility
Exemplary embodiments including a method including determining a user equipment of a wireless communication network is in an autonomous mobility mode; receiving an indication from the wireless communication network of a data communication available for the user equipment; and based on the indication, establishing a connection between the user equipment and a network node of the wireless communication network. Apparatus, program products, and software to perform the exemplary embodiments are also disclosed..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


 Offloading a video portion of a video call patent thumbnailnew patent Offloading a video portion of a video call
A method for offloading a video portion of a video call form a cellular network to a wlan is provided. The method can include a wireless communication device participating in a video call with a remote device over a connection between the wireless communication device and a cellular network.
Apple Inc.


 Aggregation mechanism for moving vehicles patent thumbnailnew patent Aggregation mechanism for moving vehicles
In one embodiment, a method implemented on an access point of a wireless communication system includes: determining an estimate for a relative velocity between a mobile wireless client device and the access point, the mobile wireless client device communicating wirelessly with the access point over a channel; determining a channel coherence time for the channel using said estimated relative velocity; and determining a maximum aggregated frame size based on the determined channel coherence time.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.


new patent

Hazard detection unit facilitating convenient setup of plural instances thereof in the smart home


Include using an application on a mobile device to establish first wireless communications with a first smart-home device that was previously paired with the user account. The method may also include transmitting, to the first smart-home device and using the first wireless protocol, a transmission that instructs the first smart-home device to establish second wireless communications with a second smart-home device, where the second wireless communications use a second wireless protocol.
Google Inc.


new patent

Connecting wireless devices using visual image capture and processing


A method facilitates establishment of wireless pairing connections between wireless electronic devices by: initiating, at a first device, a connection utility that enables the first device to establish a wireless connection with at least one second device; capturing an image of a selected second device, representing a second device to which a wireless connection is desired; and scanning for identifying information about each discoverable second device that is within a connection range of the first device. The method further includes: forwarding the captured image and any detected identifying information to a wireless connectivity assist (wca) service; receiving wireless connection setup and configuration (wcsc) instructions from the wca service; and establishing the wireless connection with the selected second device utilizing wireless connection setup and configuration (wcsc) instructions received from the wca service..
Google, Inc.


new patent

Wireless base station and wireless communication terminal and wireless communication system


Provided is a wireless communication system transmitting information to a communication terminal moving through a spot wireless area. In an integrated base station, an external information communication section controls communication with a server.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


new patent

Mobile communication system


An object of the present invention is to appropriately set an srb0 to an srb2 when “inter-enb ca” is performed. In a mobile communication system of the present invention, the srb0, the srb1, and the srb2 are configured to be established between a mobile station ue and a radio base station menb when the “inter-enb ca” is performed, and a radio base station senb is configured to send the mobile station ue “srb-toaddmod” when the radio base station senb is added, to establish an srb1 and an srb2 between the mobile station ue and the radio base station senb with the same setting contents as those of the srb1 and the srb2 established between the mobile station ue and the radio base station menb..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


new patent

Slotted access for wireless communication devices and control thereof


An example method provides a method of determining access times and channels for a wireless communication device. One embodiment includes selecting, at a wireless communication device, one of a plurality of time intervals in a periodically repeating access cycle for transmission of an access signal based on an identification number identifying the wireless communication device, negotiating a preamble assignment for the selected one of the plurality of time intervals, and transmitting the access signal over an access channel in the selected one of the plurality of time intervals using a preamble corresponding to the preamble assignment..
Alcatel Lucent


new patent

System and traffic control for machine type communications in a wireless communications system


A method for operating a wireless device configured for wireless communications includes receiving a reporting request including a reporting condition that information stored at the device is required to satisfy in order for the device to transmit the information, and initiating an uplink transmission procedure to transmit the information when the reporting condition is satisfied.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


new patent

Random access in dynamic and shared spectrums


Systems and methods for using a communication system in a spectrum are provided. For example, a random access or rach procedure may be performed where the random access or rach procedure may be configured to reduce secondary interference and/or to be used in a pixel-based environment.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


new patent

Uplink control information transmitting/receiving in a wireless communication system


A method for transmitting acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement (ack/nack) information, and a user equipment (ue) therefore are discussed. The method according to an embodiment includes determining a physical uplink control channel (pucch) format and a pucch resource through which ack/nack information is to be transmitted; and transmitting the ack/nack information by multiplexing the ack/nack information with a scheduling request, when a transmission of the scheduling request is configured.
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

System and multiple station camping channels in a wireless communication network


Systems and methods for wireless communication are disclosed. In one aspect an access point transmits a message to a first device and a second device on a first channel, the message sufficient to inform the first device to camp on a first channel during a time slot and the message sufficient to inform the second device to camp on a second channel during the time slot.
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent

Communication method, network-side device, and communications system


According to a communication method, a network-side device, and a communications system, a d2d connection is established between a master terminal located within network coverage and a slave terminal located beyond the network coverage, and a common communication connection is established between the master terminal and a network-side device, so that indirect communication can be implemented between the slave terminal located beyond the network coverage and the network-side device by using the master terminal.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


new patent

Method and avoiding interference


A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may perform, for example, a method that determines at least one threshold for detecting signal interference in a first plurality of segments occurring in a first radio frequency spectrum of a first wireless communication system, detecting a pattern of recurrence over time of signal interference in a segment of the first plurality of resource blocks according to the at least one threshold, and performing one or more mitigation steps to mitigate the signal interference without filtering the signal interference where the one or more mitigation steps include at least one of transmitting signals out of phase from the signal interference, adjusting transmit power, increasing power in a resource block of a long term evolution communication session, performing beam steering, or changing time parameters for the resource block without changing to a new resource block. Other embodiments are disclosed..
Isco International, Llc


new patent

A radio node, a controlling node, a coordinating node and methods therein


Method in a radio node (rn) comprising an enhanced receiver, of handling interference. The rn operates in a radio communications network (rcn).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Control device, control method, and base station


A control device including: a processor configured to: receive first and second quality information indicating qualities of wireless signals transmitted from a first and a second base stations, determine a first and a second ratios based on the first and the second quality information, the first ratio being a ratio with which the base stations perform a coordinated transmission, the second ratio being a ratio with which the first base station performs an uncoordinated transmission, and determine a coordination pattern based on the ratios, the coordination pattern indicating a first wireless resource and a second wireless resource in a specified wireless resource, the first and the second wireless resources being allocated to the coordinated transmission and the uncoordinated transmission, the coordinated pattern being applied to a specified period including a plurality of units of period each being a unit of period for wireless transmission in a wireless communication system.. .
Fujitsu Limited


new patent

Mobile communication system


An object is to appropriately perform transmission power control on a mobile station (ue) when performing “inter-enb ca” by using cells under the control of plural radio base stations (enb). In a mobile communication system according to the present invention, each of plural radio base stations (enb#1, enb#2) reduces, upon detecting that the mobile station (ue) is performing transmission at a maximum transmission power (pcmax, c), by a predetermined amount a transmission power of the mobile station (ue) in a cell (#1/#2a to #2c) under the control thereof and notifies other radio base station (enb) of the predetermined amount..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


new patent

Sub-channel selection based on transmit power


In order to improve the quality of communication between electronic devices, one or more sub-channels used during communication between the electronic devices are dynamically modified based on one or more performance metrics and allowed transmit powers of the sub-channels. In particular, when the one or more performance metrics indicate that a distance between the electronic devices falls within a mid-range of distances, the one or more performance metrics may be used to guide selective changes to the sub-channels used during the communication based on the allowed transmit powers.
Apple Inc.


new patent

Method of transmitting a frequency plan in a telecommunication system


A method of remote data transmission over a frequency spectrum divided into a plurality of different elementary channels, between a first device and a second device, including the transmission by the first device of a first signal including a succession of first data by modulation of the first data simultaneously over a number of elementary channels of the plurality of elementary channels and the transmission of a second signal representative of a plan of use of the plurality of elementary channels including a succession of second data at least by modulation of all the second data over a single elementary channel from among said number of elementary channels.. .
Commissariat á L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


new patent

Frequency resource allocation for a narrow-band cellular internet of things system


Improved systems, methods, and apparatuses for allocation of frequency resources, or tones, for a cellular internet of things (ciot) system are described. In various aspects, interference may be reduced for a ciot system and an adjacent wireless communications system through identifying a first group of narrowband tones for the ciot system that will have reduced interference with wideband tone transmissions of the adjacent wireless communications system and may thus support higher power transmissions..
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent

Method and transmitting and receiving signal for device-to-device terminal in wireless communication system


Disclosed is a method for transmission and reception of a device-to-device (d2d) signal by a terminal in a wireless communication system. The method for transmission and reception of a d2d signal, according to an embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving a scheduling assignment comprising a resources pattern for transmission (rpt); and receiving a d2d signal in a subframe indicated in the rpt, wherein each bit of the rpt indicates whether or not the d2d signal is permitted to be transmitted in the subframe within a scheduling assignment period, and wherein, if the number of the subframes comprised in the scheduling assignment period is greater than the number of the bits of the rpt, at least one bit of the rpt indicates whether or not the d2d signal is permitted to be transmitted in two or more subframes..
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Method and nan terminal to transceive signal in wireless communication system


One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for a neighbor awareness networking (nan) terminal to transceive a signal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising the steps of: receiving a synchronization beacon frame from a first terminal; and comparing, with values stored in the terminal, one or more of an anchor master rank value and a hop counter value, the method further comprising a step of, if the anchor master rank value and the hop counter value which are included in the synchronization beacon frame are the same as an anchor master rank value and a hop counter value which are stored in the terminal, comparing the anchor master rank value with the master rank value of the terminal, wherein if the master rank value of the terminal and the anchor master value are the same and an ambtt value stored in the terminal is greater than an ambtt value included in the synchronization beacon frame, the terminal updates the ambtt value stored in the terminal to the ambtt value included in the synchronization beacon frame.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Data transmission scheduling method, device and system


A data transmission scheduling method, device and system are disclosed, which relates to the field of wireless communications, and solves the problem of low network utilization rate in the related scheduling modes. The method includes: receiving a measurement report sent by an access point (ap), wherein the measurement report carries a transmission power of the ap sending the measurement report, and signal reception levels and powers of surrounding devices of the ap; according to the measurement report, evaluating interference relationships between the ap and the surrounding devices of the ap, and obtaining an evaluation result; and making a scheduling decision according to the evaluation result.
Zte Corporation


new patent

Method and processing uplink data by drx-mode terminal in mobile telecommunication system


Disclosed is a method and apparatus for transmitting data by a terminal in a mobile telecommunication system, the method including transmitting a scheduling request for requesting resources for transmitting the data, monitoring a control channel to receive resource allocation information, continuously monitoring the control channel during a first period if the resources are allocated, transmitting the data based on the allocated resources, and monitoring the control channel to receive feedback information corresponding to the data during a second period following the transmission of the data.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent

Method for d2d communication performed by terminals in wireless communication system, and devices for supporting same


Provided are a method for device-to-device (d2d) communication performed by terminals in a wireless communication system, and terminals for supporting the method. The method comprises: receiving resource assignment information for d2d communication; and performing the d2d communication by using resources indicated by the resource assignment information, wherein the validity of the resource assignment information is determined on the basis of the type of the cell from which the terminals receive services, and the d2d communication is performed only if the resource assignment information is valid..
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Method and partitioning radio resources in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for configuring radio resources for a device-to-device (d2d) operation in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) configures two types of radio resources which include a first type of radio resources and a second type of radio resources.
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Mobility management method, device, and system


Embodiments of the present invention provide a mobility management method, device, and system, which relate to the field of communications technologies. The method includes: receiving an initial user equipment ue access message; acquiring a type of ue according to the initial ue access message; selecting, according to the type, a first mobility management node that can provide a service for the ue of the type; and instructing the first mobility management node to provide a service for the ue.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


new patent

Mapping of control information to control channel elements


The invention relates to a new structure of a control channel region within a sub-frame of a 3gpp-based based communication system using ofdm in the downlink. This new structure of a control channel region is inter alia particularly suitable for conveying physical downlink control channel information from a donor enodeb to a relay node.
Sun Patent Trust


new patent

Method and limiting resources for device-to-device operation in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for limiting resources for a device-to-device (d2d) operation in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) transmits d2d signals by using radio resources (d2d resources) which is equal to or less than configured maximum amount of allowed radio resources.
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

System and transmission time intervals


In one embodiment, a method for adaptive transmission time intervals (ttis) includes transmitting, by a communications controller to a user equipment (ue), a segment of a first tdd tti configuration of a first tdd interval and a second tdd tti configuration of the first tdd interval, where the first tdd tti configuration has a first pattern, where the second tdd tti configuration has a second pattern, where the first pattern is different than the second pattern, where the first tdd tti configuration has a first uplink tti segment and a first downlink tti segment. The method also includes transmitting a first plurality of data on a first tti in the first downlink tti segment of the first tdd tti configurations of the first tdd interval and receiving a second plurality of data on the first uplink segment of the first tdd tti configuration of the first tdd interval..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


new patent

Battery-operated stationary sensor arrangement with unidirectional data transmission


Embodiments of the present invention provide a battery-operated stationary sensor arrangement with a unidirectional data transmission. The battery-operated stationary sensor arrangement has a sensor, a means for generating data packets and a means for transmitting data packets.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v


new patent

Narrowband management for machine type communications


Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications, and more specifically to managing narrowband regions of system bandwidths for devices with limited communications resources, such as machine type communication(s) (mtc) devices and enhanced mtc (emtc) devices. An example method generally includes determining a set of downlink (dl) narrowband regions partitioned from a dl system bandwidth, determining a set of uplink (ul) narrowband regions partitioned from an ul system bandwidth, determining a mapping between the set of dl narrowband regions and the set of ul narrowband regions, and communicating with at least a base station (bs) using at least one of the mapped narrowband regions..
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent

Wireless communication system, method, user equipment, node and computer program product


A method, performed in a wireless telecommunication system providing communication services to multiple user equipment (ue) devices across multiple cells of the system and supporting broadcast information services in one or more multimedia-broadcast multicast-service single frequency network (mbsfn) areas of the system, comprising providing a first point-to-multipoint multicast control channel (mcch) and at least one additional mcch channel per mbsfn area.. .
Alcatel Lucent


new patent

Extended monitoring window for robust paging


A wireless communication device communicates an extended monitoring window indicator to a core network node. The extended monitoring window indicator indicates that the wireless communication device is capable of monitoring a paging channel of a radio access node using an extended monitoring window that includes one or more paging blocks in addition to a nominal paging block associated with the wireless communication device.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Method of synchronizing notification messages for electronic devices and electronic devices


A method of synchronizing notification messages for electronic devices and electronic devices which may incluse monitoring if an electronic device has a notification message, and if it has a notification message, determining if the electronic device is on standby, if the electronic device is determined to be on standby, then the active electronic device associated with the electronic device and having a valid communication address is determined to be present, sending the notification message to the active electronic device. At least one embodiment facilitates the gathering of notification messages where a user can promptly receive notification messages..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd


new patent

Personalized reminders


Personalized reminder notifications are provided regarding communication-related events. The reminders correspond to missed communications or events that are unaddressed by a user, and may be determined based on sensor data provided by a user device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


new patent

Timing advance adjustment


Embodiments of the present invention relate to the field of mobile communications technologies, and disclose a timing advance adjustment method and device, so as to implement precise timing synchronization between user equipments. The method includes: acquiring, by a base station, timing information determined by first user equipment, where the timing information is used to identify a timing relationship between the first user equipment and second user equipment; acquiring a ta command according to the timing information, where the ta command is used to adjust a signal sending time of a ta command receive end, where the ta command receive end is the first user equipment and/or the second user equipment; and sending the ta command to the ta command receive end..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


new patent

Radio communication apparatus, communication control apparatus, radio communication method and communication control method


[solution] provided is a communication control apparatus including: a control unit configured to, when transmission from a base station to a master terminal on a radio backhaul link and transmission from the master terminal to a radio communication apparatus on an access link are executed on the same channel at the same time, control transmission power of the base station and transmission power of the master terminal so that the radio communication apparatus is able to cancel a second received signal due to transmission on the radio backhaul link, the second received signal interfering with a first received signal on the access link, using an interference cancellation technique based on a received power difference.. .

new patent

Method for controlling uplink transmission power and wireless device using same


A method for uplink transmission in a wireless communication system, and a user equipment (ue) therefore are discussed. The method according to an embodiment includes determining a transmission power of a first uplink signal; determining a transmission power of a second uplink signal; preparing to transmit the first uplink signal toward a first cell belonging to a first timing advance group (tag); preparing to transmit the second uplink signal toward a second cell belonging to a second tag; and if the first uplink signal toward the first cell belonging to the first tag at an nth subframe and the second uplink signal of the second cell belonging to the second tag at an (n+1)th subframe are overlapped, determining whether to adjust a total transmission power or drop the first uplink signal at the nth subframe..
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Method and transmit signal power control and discovery signal resource multiplexing in wireless communication system


A method for transmitting and receiving a signal in a base station of a mobile communication system according to an embodiment of the present specification comprises the steps of: generating power control information for device to device (d2d) communication for a terminal; and transmitting, to the terminal, a message including an indicator indicative of a power control mode of the terminal in accordance with the generated power control information. In accordance with a method for controlling transmit power of a terminal and a method for selecting a transmit resource in a mobile communication system provided in an embodiment of the present specification, mutual interference between the device to device communication and cellular communication can be reduced, and the communication efficiency can be improved..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent

Power saving method in ad-hoc network, and electronic device performing the method


An electronic device and a power saving method of an electronic device forming an ad-hoc network are provided. The electronic device includes a communication circuit configured to transmit a beacon frame defining a beacon interval to an external device forming an ad-hoc network with the electronic device; and a processor configured to determine a state of the communication circuit during the beacon interval based on whether an announcement traffic indication message (atim) frame is transceived between the electronic device and the external electronic device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent

Communication control method, user terminal, and base station


A communication control is used in a communication system capable of using a plurality of network selection schemes for selecting, from a cellular ran and a wireless lan, an access network in which traffic of ue 100 is to be accommodated. The communication control method includes a step of receiving, from the cellular ran by ue 100 existing in a cell included in the cellular ran, a network selection configuration related to a network selection scheme decided by the cellular ran from among the plurality of network selection schemes..
Kyocera Corporation


new patent

Communications methods and apparatus that facilitate discovery of small coverage area base stations


A communications system includes a plurality of different types of small coverage area base stations, e.g., femto cell base stations, wifi access points and bluetooth access points within a macro cell. Different user equipment (ue) devices, e.g., different smartphones, include different capabilities.
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent

Controlling discoverability


An apparatus and a method for controlling discoverability are disclosed. The solution includes obtaining information of at least one scan on at least one communication channel and selecting a discovery mode for an access point from at least two different modes on the basis of the information..
Nokia Technologies Oy


new patent

Discovery signal design in a radio communications network


Embodiments herein relate to a methods performed by a wireless device (121) for handling discovery signals from one or more transmission points (111, 112) or cells (115, 116) in a radio communications network (100). Embodiments herein further relates to methods performed by a network node (110) for handling discovery signals from one or more transmission points (111, 112) or cells (115, 116) in a radio communications network (100).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Optimized barred timer handling in high-speed scenario


Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to a moving user equipment (ue) or an application operable in a wireless communications network and methods in which an apparatus for wireless communication is configured to adaptively adjust a barred time for the moving ue by obtaining a dynamic characteristic of the moving ue; adjusting the barred time associated with the moving ue based on the dynamic characteristic to yield an adjusted barred time; applying the adjusted barred time to a resource management protocol; and executing the resource management protocol in a first wireless network in accordance with the adjusted barred time to access a first cell in the first wireless network.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent

Relaying device, audio-communication system and relaying relaying audio signal


[solution] the relay device is provided with a network communication unit, a control unit, and a session table. The network communication unit receives, from the terminal devices, an audio signal to which is attached information for designating the terminal device of the other party of communication.

new patent

Method and measurement reporting in carrier aggregation wireless communication systems


When detecting occurrence of an event for transmitting a measurement report of a radio condition of a cell at a frequency set for a base station apparatus, to the base station apparatus (3) communicating with a terminal apparatus (2), the terminal apparatus (2) in a wireless communication system (1) creates a measurement report including information indicating radio conditions of cells at a frequency at which the event occurred and at another different frequency. The base station apparatus (3) controls whether or not to perform handover of the terminal apparatus (2) to another cell, on the basis of the measurement report transmitted from the terminal apparatus (2).
Sun Patent Trust


new patent

User equipment and cell association and beamforming training with a mmwave capable small cell


Embodiments relate to systems, methods, and computer readable media to enable a millimeter wave capable small cell (mcsc) devices to receive a handover of a user equipment from a universal mobile telecommunications system terrestrial radio access node b (enb.) in particular, systems and methods are described for user equipment (ue) association with a mcsc operating as a booster for an enb, including identification of and communication on preferred cell sector between the ue and the mcsc.. .
Intel Corporation


new patent

Radio communication apparatus, radio communication method, communication control apparatus, and communication control method


[solution] provided is a radio communication apparatus including: a radio communication unit configured to provide radio communication service to one or more terminals within a second cell which overlaps with a first cell; a detecting unit configured to detect a terminal existing in the vicinity by monitoring strength of an uplink signal transmitted in the first cell while an operation mode of the radio communication unit is set at a standby mode; and a mode setting unit configured to switch the operation mode of the radio communication unit to an active mode when the detecting unit detects the terminal existing in the vicinity.. .

new patent

Method of receiving mbms service in wireless communication system and apparatus thereof


Disclosed are a method of receiving a mbms service in a wireless communication system and an apparatus thereof. The method of receiving a multimedia broadcast/multicast service (mbms) service in a wireless communication for supporting an mbms, includes: receiving, by a user equipment (ue), state information of an interested mbms service provided by a preconfigured mbms point to multipoint radio bearer (mrb) from a network; and determining, by the ue, whether to make a cell reselection priority of a mbms frequency providing the interested mbms service to be a highest priority according to the state information of the mbms service..
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Method and device for distributing idle user equipment in multi-carrier based mobile communication system


The present invention relates to a method and device for distributing idle ue by a carrier in enb of a multi-carrier based mobile communication system. The method of distributing idle ue in a multi-carrier based mobile communication system according to the present invention includes a process of determining a search rate by a carrier on the basis of information representing load on the carrier, a step of determining a cell reselection priority on the idle ue on the basis of the determined search rate, and a process of transmitting the determined cell reselection priority to the idle ue..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent

Method and network entity for load contribution distribution in a wireless communication system


The present disclosure presents a method and a network entity for load contribution distribution in a wireless communication system supporting component carrier communication. The network entity serves a first cell of a wireless communication system.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Decision-making process for a communication handover in an in-band interferential context


A method of link adaptation in a telecommunications system including determining a first modulation and coding scheme for a communication of a transmitting terminal with a first receiving terminal, which optimizes a function of interest, for a second receiving terminal, determining a second modulation and coding scheme that optimizes the function of interest when the communication from the transmitting terminal is handed over from the first receiving terminal to the second receiving terminal while being subject to a second interference due to at least one communication that uses the same transmission resources; selecting, from among the first receiving terminal and at least one second receiving terminal, the receiving terminal to optimize the function of interest.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


new patent

Communications system


A target communications device receiving from a source communications device a notification that a user communications device is to be handed over from that source communications device, provides the source communications device with multiple component carrier information for use by the user communications device. The multiple component carrier information includes information indicating to the user communications device which of the multiple component carriers is to be used for initial access.
Nec Corporation


new patent

Method for controlling handover, user equipment, base station, and radio communication system


Provided is a method for controlling a handover from a first base station to a second base station by a user equipment that performs radio communication over a communication channel formed by aggregating a plurality of component carriers, wherein scheduling information on each component carrier is transmitted to the user equipment according to either of a straight scheduling method and a cross scheduling method, and the method includes at the first base station, commanding first the user equipment to perform a handover from the first base station to the second base station on a second component carrier to be operated according to the straight scheduling method in the second base station, when it is determined that a handover on a first component carrier following the cross scheduling method is to be executed.. .
Sony Corporation


new patent

Method for determining radio resource control configuration in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity and apparatus thereof


A method for determining a radio resource control (rrc) configuration in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity, and an apparatus supporting the same is disclosed. The method for determining, by a base station (bs), a radio resource control (rrc) configuration in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity, includes transmitting, by a first bs, a first rrc configuration of a serving cell of the first bs or remained user equipment (ue) capability to a second bs configured in a ue, and receiving, by the first bs, a second rrc configuration of a serving cell of the second bs configured in the ue from the second bs.
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Network device for supporting gateway change in mobile communication system, and operating same


The present disclosure may provide an operating method for supporting gateway change in a mobile communication system. According to one aspect of the present disclosure, the method includes receiving a message requesting to consent to the gateway change from a network entity; and according to whether at least one flow requiring session continuity is set, sending a response message regarding the gateway change consent to the network entity, wherein, when the at least one flow requiring the session continuity is set, the network entity can hold the gateway change based on the response message..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent

Controlled load balancing between access networks with various policies from different sources


Various communication systems may benefit from load balancing. For example, wireless communication systems may benefit from controlled load balancing between access networks with various policies from different sources.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


new patent

Method of generating data block in wireless communication system


A method of generating a data block in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes preparing a first upper data block, a second upper data block and a third upper data block and generating a lower data block comprising a header, the first upper data block, the second upper data block and the third upper data block, the header comprising a first length indicator and a second length indicator, wherein the first length indicator indicates the length of the first upper data block and the second length indicator indicates the length of the second upper data block.
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Radio communication system, radio apparatus, radio communication method, packet generation method, and reproducing data from packet


When operating the radio communication system in a mode for transmitting data for data communication instead of audio signal data, a transmission unit of a radio apparatus generates a packet in which data for data communication is inserted in positions in an audio frame, except for a given position, and in a data frame, and unique data is inserted in the given position in the audio frame. Also, data that is likely to cause an error when the data inserted in the audio frame is decoded by using an audio codec is used as the unique data..
Icom Incorporated


new patent

Method for cancelling interference in wireless communication system and device therefor


The present invention relates to a method and a device for cancelling interference of a terminal in a wireless communication system. More specifically, the method comprises the steps of: receiving information on n (n is a natural number) subbands of a neighboring cell; decoding an interference signal of the neighbor cell on the basis of the information on subbands of the neighbor cell; and cancelling the interference caused by the neighbor cell from a signal which is received from a serving cell, on the basis of the decoded interference signal, wherein the information on the subbands indicates a transmission mode tm of the neighbor cell..
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

Methods and nodes for handling overload


The embodiments herein relate to a method in a mobility management node (108) for handling overload in a communications network (100). When overload in the communications network (100) has been detected, the mobility management node (108) receives information indicating at least one blocked ip address to which access should be blocked.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Systems and methods for samog bearer management


Systems, methods, and devices for accessing a service of a wireless carrier network through a wireless local area network (wlan) are described. A method includes selecting one or more traffic management parameters associated with the wlan based at least in part on one or more quality of service (qos) parameters associated with the service of the wireless carrier network being accessed.
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent

Method for measuring wireless communication state in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor


The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for performing, by a terminal having multiple antennas, measurement reporting in a wireless communication system. In particular, the method comprises the steps of: receiving a multicast-broadcast single-frequency network (mbsfn) reference signal; performing a measurement for radio resource management for each of the multiple antennas, using the mbsfn reference signal; and reporting the result of the measurement, wherein the result of the measurement is determined on the basis of the measurement values of all diversity branches corresponding to the multiple antennas..
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

System and generating a graphic illustration of wireless network performance


A system and method for generating a three dimensional graphic illustration of wireless communication system performance in a building.. .
Greenlee Textron Inc.


new patent

Systems and methods for providing visualization of a telecommunications network topology


Systems and methods are disclosed for providing visualization of a telecommunications network topology. In an embodiment, a request is sent for data matching a search query.
Cenx, Inc.


new patent

Location registration method and apparatus of terminal in mobile communication system


A location registration method of a terminal in a mobile communication system is provided. The method transmitting a location registration request message to a network, waiting, when a reject message is received from the network in response to the location registration request message, until a radio connection with the network releases completely, and transmitting, when the radio connection is released, a new location registration request message to the network..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent

Methods and arrangements for processing of measurement data in cellular communication systems


Unsynchronized internal clocks of user equipments in a cellular communication system are addressed by a mechanism relying on a standalone clock function in user equipments. A network node distributes a time reference to a user equipment (ue), and the ue, using an internal clock function, time-stamps the logged measurements and/or events relative to the received time reference.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Coexistence of lte-u with wifi and/or another lte-u system in unlicensed spectrum


Techniques are described that provide for the collaborative co-existence of lte-u base stations and access points associated with technologies, such as wifi, that use unlicensed frequency spectrum. In one implementation, a lte-u device may select a frequency block, in an unlicensed frequency spectrum, based on measured signal strengths and decoded master information blocks (mibs) that are broadcast in the unlicensed frequency spectrum.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


new patent

Method and system for optimizing shared spectrum utilizing context aware radio communication management


An information handling system includes an application processor that executes instructions to determine one or more communication link options and a wireless adapter that communicates with a conditional shared spectrum wireless link option. The application processor determines whether a higher priority user is occupying the conditional shared spectrum wireless link option and determines an optimal wireless link from among the communication link options, including any available conditional shared spectrum wireless link options, and selects a wireless link from among the wireless link options based on a spatial-temporal radio frequency profile that indicates signal quality for wireless links available at the location and a spatial-temporal user profile, including wireless service usage trend data for the location..
Dell Products, Lp


new patent

Access node, a communication device, respective method performed thereby for carrier hopping


An access node, a communication device, methods performed thereby and a computer readable storage medium for carrier hopping are provided. A method of carrier hopping for an access node of a wireless communication network is provided.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Communication control method, authentication server, and user terminal


A communication control method according to the present invention comprises: a first transmission step of transmitting, by a first authentication server in a first communication system, a first encryption key, to a user terminal; a second transmission step of transmitting, by the user terminal, first terminal information on the user terminal in the first communication system to a second authentication server in a second communication system; a third transmission step of transmitting, by the second authentication server, the first terminal information encrypted by using the first encryption key, to the first authentication server; and a determination step of determining, by the first authentication server, that the second authentication server is a valid authentication server for the user terminal, when the first authentication server has acquired the first terminal information by using a first decryption key capable of decrypting information encrypted by the first encryption key.. .
Kyocera Corporation


new patent

System and wireless management access to a telecommunications device


Systems and methods for wireless management access to a telecommunication device are provided. A portable device, such as a tablet, smartphone, etc., can be used to access a network device, such as a telecommunication device, by accessing a wireless access module of the telecommunication device using any desired wireless technology.
Adtran, Inc.


new patent

Method and device-to-device communication in wireless communication system


This specification provides a method for performing a discovery procedure in a wireless communication system supporting device to device (d2d) communication. The method is performed by first user equipment and includes monitoring a discovery resource region, selecting a discovery resource for sending a discovery message in the discovery resource region, and transmitting the discovery message to second user equipment through the selected discovery resource.
Seoul National University R&db Foundation


new patent

Methods and long-short wave, low-high frequency radio secure message service


Methods, apparatus, and systems for the enablement of sending and receiving encrypted messages over long/short wave, low, high, very high, or ultra high frequency radio (lsw/hfr) provide for an interconnect between short or other message transmission over lsw/hfr, and other terrestrial or satellite based digital communications systems.. .
Protected Mobility, Llc


new patent

Method of selectively transmitting mbms service level information in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor


Disclosed are a method of selectively transmitting mbms level information and an apparatus thereof. A method of transmitting mbms service level information in a wireless communication system for supporting a multimedia broadcast/multicast service (mbms), includes: determining, by user equipment (ue), whether a received or reception interested mbms is an mbsb necessary to be reported to a network; and transmitting, by the ue, service level information on the received or reception interested mbms to the network through a mbms interest indication message when the mbms which is received or having interest in reception is the mbms necessary to be reported to the network..
Lg Electronics Inc.


new patent

System and location verification


Location data from one or more geolocation engines such as gps, a system that determines location from relative signal strengths or transit times, etc., within and/or connected to a device, such as a mobile phone, vehicle, movable electronic device, computer, etc., is included in a digital record that submitted to obtain a digital signature such that the presence of the device at the particular location can later be proven. The digital record may include data that encodes a message, as well as other parameters such as time.
Guardtime Ip Holdings Limited


new patent

Automated detection and configuration of wearable devices based on on-body status, location, and/or orientation


An electronic device worn on a user includes one or more accelerometers. The one or more accelerometers generate acceleration information based on acceleration experienced by the electronic device.
Mc10, Inc.


new patent

Communication device and communication method


A communication device includes a first communication unit to execute radio communication by a first communication scheme allowing execution of the radio communication within a first communication range; a second communication unit to execute radio communication by using a second communication scheme allowing execution of the radio communication within a second communication range; a setting information retrieval unit to obtain, upon detecting that the communication device is within a predetermined area, setting information for establishing the radio communication by the first communication scheme; and a disconnection processing unit to disconnect radio communication with another communication device, wherein the first communication unit executes radio communication with the other communication device that obtains the setting information, and wherein, upon detecting that the communication device is not located within the second communication range, the disconnection processing unit disconnects the radio communication with the other communication device.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


new patent

Locational information transmission system, locational information transmission apparatus, and information processing device


A locational information transmission apparatus that transmits information for identifying a location is provided. The locational information transmission apparatus includes a radio communication unit that performs radio communication; a sound wave transmitting unit that transmits a sound wave including first identification information; a radio wave transmitting unit that transmits a radio wave including second identification information; and a transmission control unit that changes, depending on control information reported via the radio communication, a method of transmitting the sound wave or a method of transmitting the radio wave..

new patent

Systems and methods for updating a mobile device


A method and device for delivering one or more keys to an offline mobile communication device are provided. The method includes receiving the one or more keys from a backend issuance system, preparing the one or more keys for delivery to the offline mobile communication device via a short-to-medium communication channel, and transmitting the one or more keys to the offline mobile communication device via the short-to-medium range communication channel..
Assa Abloy Ab


new patent

Adaptable coil-nfc antenna for powered and unpowered applications


Technologies are generally described to provide adaptable near field communication (nfc) in portable devices to enable a portable device to provide wireless power transfer (wpt) functionality and nfc functionality. According to some examples, a wireless power antenna installed on the portable device may be configured to function as a wpt antenna and as an nfc antenna.
Empire Technology Development Llc


new patent

Control of small data transmission in a mobile radio communications network


A mobile radio communications network within which a mobile radio communications device is to operate with access to a small data transmission (sdt) feature is disclosed. The network includes a first network device arranged to receive sdt signalling initiated by the mobile radio communications device and a second network device arranged to receive signalling from the first network device as part of an establishment procedure for attempted sdt communications, the first network device being further arranged to determine if sdt should be prevented for the mobile radio communications device and responsive to its signalling exchange with the second network device, and to initiate a sdt rejection message for use in the control of the mobile radio communications device if sdt is to be prevented..
Nec Corporation


new patent

Wireless systems with m2m communications via a computer network with a cellular-type back-up network


A communications network available to implement at least m2m communications between a transmitting and a receiving unit. The units can communicate via the internet, as a primary network.
Honeywell International Inc.


new patent

Backward compatible using 4p audio jack to provide power and signal to headset with active noise cancellation


A backward compatible system and method for using 4p audio jack in an electronic device to provide power and signal to headset with active noise cancellation (anc) as well as accessories that require an external power are disclosed. The method involves automatically deciding at the electronic device accessory type after accessory insertion detected and choosing proper accessory communication mode based at least on the decided accessory type and accessory input signal.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.


new patent

Electronic devices with housing port shutters


An electronic device may have a housing in which a display and other components are mounted. Audio components such as a speaker and microphone and other electrical components may be mounted in an interior portion of the housing.
Apple Inc.


new patent

Interface for microphone-to-microphone communications


A microphone system includes a first transducer deployed at a first microphone; a second transducer deployed at a second microphone, the first microphone being physically distinct from the second microphone; a decimator deployed at the second microphone that receives first pulse density modulation (pdm) data from the first transducer and second pdm data from the second transducer and decimates and combines the first pdm data and the second pdm data into combined pulse code modulation (pcm) data; and an interpolator deployed at the second microphone for converting the combined pcm data to combined pdm data, and transmits the combined pdm data to an external processing device.. .
Knowles Electronics, Llc


new patent

Waterproof sound-permeable membrane and electronic device


Provides is a waterproof sound-permeable membrane (10) adapted to permit passage of sound and prevent entry of water. The waterproof sound-permeable membrane (10) includes a sound-permeation region (11) having a polytetrafluoroethylene (ptfe) membrane (20).
Nitto Denko Corporation


new patent

Method and executing application in wireless communication system


A first device in a wireless communication system is provided. The first device discovers a second device using a first application, and transmits to the second device information to request launch of a second application by the second device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent

Methods and systems enabling access by portable wireless handheld devices to audio and other data associated with programming rendering on flat panel displays


Video data rendering devices (e.g., flat panel displays such as smart tvs, set top boxes, and media dongles) can wirelessly broadcast their identity for discovery to portable wireless electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) interested in obtaining audio and other data associated with video programming displayed on the video data rendering devices. An application can be downloaded and activated on portable devices that will enable them to obtain a list of available (discovered) video data rendering devices (multiple screens, depending on venue) and allow wireless access to audio and data associated with displayed video programming.

new patent

Method and an electronic device for providing a media stream


The present disclosure relates to streaming of media content. In one example embodiment, an electronic device may comprise a user interface, a processor and a memory.
Spotify Ab


new patent

Social network based enhanced content viewing


The disclosure relates to an enhanced user media viewing experience in a shared viewing environment. A content sharing system is provided in which one digital video recording device controls the presentation of the same video content and optionally the acquiring of that video content on disparately located digital video recording devices.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


new patent

Device, system, and advertising for mobile electronic devices


A system includes a video advertisements control unit to enable serving of a video advertisement to a mobile electronic device. A tag sending unit sends a unique tag to multiple advertising supply side servers.

new patent

Video session manager and enabling and managing video calling and telepresence communications sessions across multiple domains


A video session manager and method for enabling, optimizing and managing interdomain video calling, telepresence and videoconferencing sessions, in exclusive video sessions, or within multi-modal communications sessions. The video session manager and method is operative for receiving and analyzing a communications session request from one or more endpoints (users); determining the viability of a communication session based on one or more attributes of the session; connecting the one or more requesting endpoints to start the session; continuously or periodically monitoring the session for problems with or changes in the session; and altering the parameters of the session in accordance with one or more predetermined policies, if a problem or change is detected, in order to maintain the viability of the session..
Tata Communications (america) Inc.


new patent

A/d conversion device, gray code generation device, signal processing device, imaging element, and electronic device


An a/d conversion device includes a phase-difference clock generation unit configured to use a plurality of phase interpolators to generate multi-phase clock signals, of which phases are shifted with respect to an input clock signal, from the input clock signal and a signal obtained by delaying the input clock signal; and an a/d conversion unit configured to perform a/d conversion on an input analog signal using the multi-phase clock signals generated by the phase-difference clock generation unit.. .
Sony Corporation


new patent

Image pickup apparatus that calculates light amount change characteristic, electronic apparatus, and calculating light amount change characteristic


An image pickup apparatus capable of calculating a light amount change characteristic of light from an object according to a state of the object. In the image pickup apparatus, the luminance change-based flicker detection for detecting flicker of a light source by calculating the light amount change characteristic of light from a photographing object based on sequential image data obtained by an image pickup device, and the luminance distribution-based flicker detection for detecting flicker by calculating the light amount change characteristic based on luminance distribution data generated from the image data are selectively performed according to the brightness of the photographing environment..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha






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