|| List of recent Wireless Communication Device-related patents
| Method and apparatus for indicating conditions|
A central control that remotely corresponds with the signs using a wireless network and the wireless communication devices of the signs, such that the signs can independently and/or collectively be directed by the central control to alter the status level of the condition.. .
| Method and apparatus for finding a lost vehicle|
When a driver leaves a vehicle as indicated by a separation event such as the driver's portable wireless communication device (wcd) losing bluetooth connectivity with the vehicle, the wcd uploads to a cloud server its gps location before the driver has been able to walk away from the vehicle an appreciable distance. The location is recorded and the driver subsequently can use its wcd to communicate with the server to obtain map information showing the current location of the wcd and the location recorded at the separation event, so that the driver knows the location of her vehicle relative to her current location..
| Method for selecting an antenna set and wireless communication device utilizing the same|
Embodiments of a method for selecting an antenna set and a wireless communication device utilizing the same are described. The wireless communication device includes a set of external antenna ports, a set of internal antennas, a communication circuit and a controller.
| Automatic friend following application|
Two friends can pair wireless communication devices which subsequently exchange positional information peer-to-peer or through a cloud server. Each device presents a map showing its location and the location of the paired device.
| Mobility management for lte network for high-speed railway|
In one aspect, a method may include grouping a plurality of wireless communication devices on a moving platform into two or more non-overlapping groups of the wireless communication devices, distributing a first list of tracking areas to the groups of the wireless communication devices, changing the first list of tracking areas to a second list of tracking areas for a first group of the wireless communication devices in response to the moving platform entering into an overlapping region between a first tracking area and a second tracking area of the first list of tracking areas, and changing the first list of tracking areas to the second list of tracking areas for a second group of the wireless communication devices in response to the moving platform entering into an overlapping region between the second tracking area and a third tracking area of the first list of tracking areas.. .
| Matching circuit and wireless communication device using the same|
A matching circuit electronically connected between an antenna and a radio frequency (rf) module includes a first admittance circuit and a second admittance circuit. The first admittance circuit is electronically connected between the antenna and the rf module.
| Hybrid location determination for wireless communication device|
Hybrid location determination for wireless communication device. Various services that may be used by a wireless communication device within a particular location may be referred to as location based services (lbs).
| Base station device, wireless communication system, wireless communication device, frequency band allocation method, and program|
The present invention makes it possible to minimize a decrease in the efficiency of frequency band utilization even if a constraint is placed on the number of points when performing an orthogonal transform. A base station device includes an allocation determination unit configured to allocate a frequency band of subcarriers to each of a plurality of communication devices that applies an orthogonal transform to a signal to be transmitted and transmits the signal by arranging the signal on the subcarriers, a communication device selection unit configured to select, from among the plurality of communication devices, a communication device for which the number of subcarriers included in the frequency band allocated to the communication device by the allocation determination unit is not a prescribed number, and a frequency band adjustment unit configured to perform a change that changes a frequency band allocated to the selected communication device, from the frequency band allocated by the allocation determination unit.
| Broadband antenna and wireless communication device empolying same|
Broadband antenna for wireless communication device is disclosed. The broadband antenna includes a grounding portion, a feeding portion, a connecting portion, a first radiation body connected to an end of the connecting portion, and second radiation body connected to another end of the connecting portion opposite to the first radiating body.
| Antenna structure and wireless communication device|
An antenna structure includes a metal member, an extending section, and a metal sheet. The metal member defines a gap.
| Wireless communication device|
A wireless communication device includes a cover, an antenna, and an adjusting member. The adjusting member is slidably mounted to the cover and is made of non-conductive materials.
| Antenna assembly, wireless communication device and method of manufacturing same|
An antenna assembly includes a holder having a first surface and a second surface opposite from the first surface. The antenna assembly defines a number of holes through the first surface and the second surface.
| Access control via selective direct and indirect wireless communications|
A system is described for controlling a locking system restricting physical access (e.g. A door lock).
|Health risk mitigating, retractable, wired headset and protective case platform for wireless communication devices|
A method and apparatus for mitigating health risk from wireless communication device (wcd) usage wherein a wcd having a source of radiation generating excitatory radiation toward brain tissue and an earphone electrically connected to the wcd via a transceiver and a cord of sufficient length to permit the wcd to be located more than ten inches from brain tissue during operation of the wcd. An automatic shutoff mechanism preventing operation of the wcd unless the cord is extended at least ten inches whereby the excitatory radiation is at a sufficient distance from the brain tissue to prevent brain tissue damage from the excitatory radiation..
|Enhanced gsm cell acquisition|
Embodiments of the present invention include devices, systems and methods for prevention of dropped calls. For example, a method for wireless communication is described.
|System, wireless communication device and method for combining compatible services|
The present invention provides a system, wireless communication device, method and computer program product for combining one or more compatible services with a current service. A user of a wireless communication device is subscribed with a registered service provider.
|Video streaming in a wireless communication system|
Wireless communication devices are provided with direct video and audio streaming capability. The streaming capability may support overlays, and seek functionality.
|Wireless communication system and communication device therefor|
In a wireless communication system for performing a wireless communication based on a time division method between two wireless communication devices, data packets are transmitted from one wireless communication device to another. If the other wireless communication device fails to receive a packet in a correct order or has received a packet that does not coincide with a scheduled packet sequence number, the incorrectly received packet is stored in a storage unit, and released after the packet that is correctly received later so that the packets are obtained in the correct order.
|Wireless communication device|
An exemplary wireless communication device includes a circuit board, a first antenna, a second antenna, and an end portion. The circuit board includes a feed terminal.
|Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same|
An antenna structure includes a first radiating body and a second radiating body. The first radiating body includes a feed portion, a first ground portion, a first extending portion, a second extending portion, and a third extending portion.
|Methods and apparatus for providing map locations in user applications using url strings|
Techniques for use in a wireless communication device for displaying a map are described. The device receives via a user interface a selection of a hypertext link object in an electronic file or message.
|Wireless communication device|
An exemplary wireless communication device includes a circuit board, a metal board, and a display module. The circuit board includes two groups of connecting terminals.
|Paging for longer paging cycles|
A radio network node receives a page request from a core network node. The page request indicates to page a wireless communication device.
|Dynamic prioritization of label downloads|
Map labels are dynamically downloaded to a wireless communication device for efficiently labelling a map displayed on the device. A method of dynamically downloading map labels to a wireless communications device includes steps of determining a size of label data for an area of interest and dynamically downloading the label data for the area of interest based on the size of the label data.
|Beam change and smoothing in mixed mode wlan systems|
A first wireless communication device including a physical layer device configured to generate a data packet having a mixed mode preamble. The mixed mode preamble includes a first portion to be transmitted omnidirectionally via a single stream, and a second portion to be transmitted in a beamformed manner.
|Detecting quality of service and precondition capabilities of a core network|
A method for wireless communication by a wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless communication device roams on a network.
|Antenna structure and wireless communication device employing same|
An antenna structure includes an antenna and a metal member located between the antenna and an electronic member. The antenna is configured for receiving and sending wireless signals.
|Multi band antenna device and wireless communication device including multi band antenna|
A multi band antenna device which can simultaneously design a first frequency band antenna and a second frequency band antenna within one wireless communication device is provided. The multi band antenna device includes a first band antenna unit that communicates a first frequency band signal, a first band driving circuit unit that is connected to the first band antenna unit and that is configured to perform signal processing of a corresponding first frequency band signal communicated in the first band antenna unit, a second band driving circuit unit that is connected to the first band antenna unit, and that is configured to perform signal processing of a second frequency band signal which has a frequency that is lower than a frequency of the first frequency band signal, and a first inductor unit that is connected between one end of the first band antenna unit and the second band driving circuit unit, and that is configured to serve as an inductor..
|Wireless communication device and information communication method|
A wireless communication device, system and methods are presented. The wireless communication device includes a display unit, a transmitting unit, a touch input, a storage unit and an execution unit.
|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.
|Method and apparatus for enhancing the power efficiency of wireless communication devices|
A method and system for enhancing the power efficiency of a first wireless device that includes an energy receiver. In one implementation, the method includes receiving a transmitted signal at the first wireless device, converting the transmitted signal into power through the energy receiver, and providing the power to the first wireless device..
|Wireless communication device and method, and program|
A wireless communication device transmits data to a relay destination being one of first relaying devices capable of communicating out of relaying devices; obtains first information, from each first relaying device, that indicates a representative value of remaining operating times of relaying devices present on a relay route from the first relaying device to a target device; determines to perform a new route search, based on the first information; increases a transmission power; then transmits a request; receive responses from all or a part of second relaying devices, which are relaying devices that have received the request, including pieces of second information each of which indicates a representative value of remaining operating times of relaying devices present on a relay route from the second relaying device to the target device; and selects a relay destination of data from among the second relaying devices based on the pieces of second information.. .
|Connection information control method and electronic device therefor|
A method and an apparatus for controlling connection information stored in an electronic device is provided. The method includes determining connection information, for at least one local-area wireless communication device, stored in the electronic device, selecting the connection information, for the at least one local-area wireless communication device, to be transmitted to a counterpart electronic device, and transmitting the connection information to the counterpart electronic device..
|User equipment and methods for adapting system parameters based on extended paging cycles|
Embodiments of wireless communication devices and method for discontinuous reception (drx) mode in wireless communication are generally described herein. Some of these embodiments describe a wireless communication device having processing circuitry arranged to determine to use an extended paging discontinuous reception (drx) value to increase a paging cycle length above a value and select a first periodicity, based on the extended paging drx value, at which the ue is to perform evaluation of a parameter of a network in which the ue is opera.
|Apparatus and method for congestion control in wireless communication networks|
Embodiments of wireless communication devices and method for congestion control in a wireless network are generally described herein. Some of these embodiments describe a method, performed by an evolved nodeb (enodeb), that includes operations of determining that a congestion condition exists on the network.
|Wireless communication device|
The wireless communication device may determine in which of a parent state and a child state the wireless communication device is to operate in a case where the wireless communication device receives a first type of signal, and determine the wireless communication device is to operate in the parent state in a case where the wireless communication device receives a second type of signal. The wireless communication device may send a first wireless profile to a first external device so as to establish a wireless connection with the first external device in a case where the wireless communication device is to operate in the parent state, and receive a second wireless profile from a second external device so as to establish a wireless connection with the second external device in a case where the wireless communication device is to operate in the child state..
|Antenna structure and wireless communication device|
An antenna structure includes a feed end, a ground end, a number of antenna units, and a number of connection sections corresponding to the antenna units. The antenna units are positioned side by side.
|Method and system for providing web-enabled cellular access to meter reading data|
A method and a system for collection of meter readings from meter reading and transmitting devices (12, 14) and for viewing on a web-enabled wireless communication device (28) comprises addressing at least one receiver (15) through the internet (21) and obtaining a data file of meter data for a plurality of meter reading devices (12, 14) that have previously communicated with the receiver (15). The receiver (15) can then re-transmit the meter data through a wide area network such as the internet (21) to a web site (10) operated by an organization marketing amr systems.
|Communication routing plans that are based on communication device contact lists|
In a communication system, a processing system receives contact lists with contact items from wireless communication devices and processes the contact lists to identify a redundant contact item. In response, the processing system transfers a notification to a master wireless communication device.
|Radio-frequency device and wireless communication device|
A radio-frequency (rf) device for a wireless communication device includes a grounding element, an antenna, a first dc blocking element for cutting off a direct-current (dc) signal route between a grounding terminal of the antenna and the grounding element, a capacitive sensing unit capable of using a radiating element of the antenna to sense an environment capacitance within a specific range, a second dc blocking element electrically connected between the radiating element and the feed-in element for blocking a dc signal path from the radiating element to the feed-in element, and a high-frequency blocking element electrically connected between the radiating element and the capacitive sensing unit for blocking a high-frequency signal path from the radiating element to the capacitive sensing unit.. .
|Wireless communication device|
In a wireless communication device for performing plural wireless communications with different standards using the same frequency band, degradation of communication quality and communication speed due to communication interference is prevented, while drop in throughput and occurrence of frame loss are prevented. A first wireless communication section first performs wireless communication using a first frequency band and a second wireless communication section performs second wireless communication using a second frequency band with which at least a part of the first frequency band overlaps.
|Distributed locater, alert, repeater, and/or call technologies for communication devices|
Distributed locater, alert, repeater, and call technologies for communication devices are presented herein. A base component can be configured to receive a message at a base unit, the message corresponding to at least one of a call directed to a wireless communication device or another message directed to at least one of the wireless communication device or a wired communication device.
|Wireless communication device|
A wireless communication device includes a base board, a metal zone, and a filter. The metal zone and the filter are disposed on the base board.
|Wireless communication device and method for power-efficient data transfer|
Some embodiments herein include at least one of systems, methods, and devices for power-efficient data transfer between two communicating devices. The two devices establish two wireless links between each other; the first link using a low-power/low-throughput protocol and utilized to maintain a second link, the second link using a high-power/high-throughput protocol.
A wireless communication device (400) is arranged to transmit a transmission signal in an assigned channel bandwidth. The wireless communication device (400) comprises: a local oscillator (460) arranged to generate a local oscillator signal at a local oscillator frequency and a modulator (434) arranged for converting in-phase and quadrature-phase components of a modulation signal at a modulation frequency to a radio frequency by mixing the in-phase and quadrature-phase components with the local oscillator signal.
|System and information processing apparatus|
An information processing apparatus that selects a channel recommended to be used upon receiving a notification of a detection result indicating that a first wireless communication device among a plurality of wireless communication devices has detected a specific radio wave; and transmits channel information indicating the recommended channel a second wireless communication device among the plurality of wireless communication devices located near the first wireless communication device.. .
|Multi-radio communication between wireless devices|
In various embodiments, two wireless communication devices may communicate with each other using multiple protocols, by dividing the data to be communicated into multiple portions, and using each protocol to communicate different portions. The different protocols may be used simultaneously or concurrently.
|Handover management using a broadcast channel in a network having synchronized base stations|
Handovers of mobile wireless communications device from a source base station to a target base station are managed by transmitting handover information over a shared broadcast channel the handover information required by a mobile wireless communication device for performing a handover may be transmitted within a multicast broadcast multimedia services (mbfvis) single frequency network (m8sfn) subframe in some circumstances. In one example, the handover information includes uplink (ul) allocation information, timing advance (ta) information, and a cell radio network temporary identifier (c-rnti), the synchronization between base stations of the mbms system allows for the elimination of some messaging required in conventional systems for synchronization between the mobile wireless communication service and a target base station.
|Wireless communication device|
A wireless communication device 81 operates in either a rod mode or a non-rod mode. The non-rod mode sets the state of the device to an active state that the device can perform wireless communication compliant with a first communication scheme with a communication destination device 82.
|Optimization of over-the-top (ott) services on carrier networks|
Methods and apparatus for executing a client-based, over-the-top (ott) application, the client-based ott application for maintaining communications with a second communication device, comprising, in one embodiment, a first transceiver for transmitting and receiving user traffic, a memory for storing processor-executable instructions, and a processor, coupled to the transceiver and the memory, for executing the processor-executable instructions that cause the wireless communication device to establish a first control plane connection, establish a second control plane connection, establish a first data plane for transporting the user traffic, the first data plane connection relating to the first control plane connection, establish a second data plane connection for transporting the user traffic if at least one predetermined event has occurred, the second data plane connection related to the second control plane connection, and to transmit and receive the user traffic over the second data plane connection via the first transceiver.. .
|Wireless communication device|
A wireless communication device may execute a response process and a search process with a first operation being performed as a trigger in a first period after the first operation. The response process may include receiving a search signal from a specific external device and sending a response signal to the specific external device in response to the search signal.
|Gps antenna, motherboard employing same, and wireless communication device employing motherboard|
A global positioning system (gps) antenna includes a feeding portion, a grounding portion, and a resonating member. The resonating member is connected to the feeding portion and the grounding portion.
|Tunable antenna and wireless communication device employing same|
A tunable antenna including a dielectric substrate, a main antenna, and a resonating antenna is disclosed. The dielectric substrate is made of dielectric constant-tunable material.
|Communication device, communication system and communication method for an implantable medical device|
A communication device for an implantable medical device may include: an input/output interface configured to communicate with a wireless communication device; a communication interface configured to communicate with a remote system; and a processor configured to perform an analysis of data received from the wireless communication device via the input/output interface and associated with the implantable medical device. The communication device may include a user interface configured to receive data input by a user.
|Methods and systems for server-initiated activation of device for operation with server|
Methods and systems for enabling activation of a wireless communication device to operate with a server on a wireless communication network. An activation request is pushed from the server to the device, the activation request being authenticated with a signature signed with a server certificate.
|Method of displaying contents by using device identifier of wireless communication device, method of providing contents, user terminal for performing the contents displaying method, and system for providing contents to perform the contents providing method|
The present invention relates to a method of displaying contents by using a device identifier of a wireless communication device, and a method of providing contents. The contents displaying method includes: receiving the device identifier from the wireless communication device if the device is located within a coverage thereof; and receiving and displaying at least one content corresponding to the device identifier from a contents providing system..
|Sensory stimulation device|
A sensory stimulation device is provided for infants capable of communicating wirelessly with a wireless communication device. The sensory stimulation device includes a mobile unit having a housing having an array of lights, at least one speaker, and a control unit for selectively operating the array of lights and the speaker.
|Device beacon for communication management for peer to peer communications|
A wireless communication device transmits a device beacon in accordance with a system timing of a wireless wide area network (wwan). For one example, the beacon is transmitted relative to wwan uplink channels of the time-frequency space of the uplink wwan channel assignment.
|Multiple narrow bandwidth channel access and mac operation within wireless communications|
A wireless communication device is implemented to include a communication interface and a processor. The processor is configured to process communications associated with the other wireless communication devices within the wireless communication system to determine one or more traffic characteristics of those communications as well as one or more class characteristics of the other wireless communication devices.
|Systems and methods for backwards-compatible preamble formats for multiple access wireless communication|
Systems, methods, and devices for wireless communication are disclosed herein. One aspect of the disclosure provides a method of receiving a transmission from two or more wireless communication devices.
|Systems and methods for backwards-compatible preamble formats for multiple access wireless communication|
Systems, methods, and devices for wireless communication are disclosed herein. One aspect of the disclosure provides a method of transmitting to two or more wireless communication devices.
|Method, apparatus, and computer program product for reducing power consumption for wireless communications|
Method, apparatus, and computer program product example embodiments enable wireless communication devices to reduce power consumption. In example embodiments, a method comprises receiving, by a communication controller in a wireless communication device, proximity settings, from a host in the wireless communication device, for determining proximity of a peer wireless communication device, based on received signal strength indication (rssi) of wireless signals received from the peer wireless communication device; analyzing, by the communication controller, real-time received signal strength indication (rssi) measurement data of wireless signals received from the peer wireless communication device; and sending, by the communication controller, to the host in the wireless communication device, proximity events resulting from the analysis of the real-time received signal strength indication (rssi) measurement data, based on the received proximity settings for determining proximity of the peer wireless communication device..
|Method and apparatus for testing the beamforming performance of a wireless communication device|
Systems and techniques relating to beamforming testing for wireless communication are described. A described technique includes controlling a first wireless device to deactivate or activate a beamforming mode, the first device being configured to selectively use the beamforming mode to transmit data over multiple antennas; causing the first device to send a first portion of data traffic to a second wireless device via a wireless channel while the beamforming mode is deactivated; measuring first throughput values of the first portion of data traffic while the beamforming mode is deactivated; causing the first device to send a second portion of data traffic to the second device via the wireless channel while the beamforming mode is activated; measuring second throughput values of the second portion of the data traffic while the beamforming mode is activated; and producing a test result based on a comparison of the first and second throughput values, and predetermined criteria..
|Employing physical location geo-spatial co-ordinate of communication device as part of internet protocol|
A current physical location value associated is incorporated with a communication device as part of internet protocol (ip). An ip management component obtains current physical location information of a wireless communication device and modifies the ip address to incorporate the current physical location value corresponding to the current physical location of the communication device as part of the ip address of the communication device to prevent undesired intrusions by hackers, as communications associated with the communication device are routed to/from the communication device that is at the current physical location.
|Wireless communication device|
A wireless communication device includes a base board, a display module, and a metal member. The display module is located on the base board.
|Integrated radio communication module|
A compact, integrated wireless communication module includes a data interface, baseband electronics section, radiofrequency electronics section and antenna connector. The module may be operable as a stand-alone wireless communication device for incorporation into larger host devices.
|Close proximity based event triggering|
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus, a computer program product and a method is provided for device and/or user identification. The example embodiment comprises receiving, at an apparatus, a wireless signal comprising at least one of an address or an indication identifying a wireless communication device initiating the wireless signal, transmitting a query to a remote network entity, the query including at least one of the received address or indication identifying the wireless communication device and an indication associated with identity of the apparatus, and receiving a response to the query including information relating to identity of the wireless communication device if an association exists between the apparatus and the wireless communication device..
|Generic client for communication devices|
A wireless communication device can include a processor to operate multiple virtual network interfaces that communicate simultaneously over a common wireless physical interface with different wireless networks. A first virtual network interface can be an infrastructure virtual interface to communicate over a first infrastructure network, and a second virtual network interfaces can be an ad-hoc interface to communicate over a second ad-hoc network.
|Method and system for scheduling application-generated data requests in discontinuous reception (drx) mode|
The invention provides a technique for managing application-generated data requests within a wireless communication device comprising a baseband component operating in discontinuous reception (drx) mode. The technique includes the steps of receiving a data request from an application, tagging the data request as a low-priority data request or a high-priority data request in accordance with a manner in which the application is executing, forwarding the tagged data request to the baseband component, determining a next-scheduled active time based on parameters associated with the drx mode, and causing a scheduling request to be issued at or substantially proximate to the next-scheduled active time..
|In-subframe adaptive adjusting|
Methods, apparatuses, systems, and devices are described for wireless communication. In one configuration, an allocation of physical resources to be utilized by a wireless communication device during one or more portions of a subframe may be received at the wireless communication device.
|Dem circuit, delta-sigma modulator, d/a converter, and wireless communication device|
Dem circuit (130) includes a switch (131) configured to receive an n-bit digital input signal (sd1) and shift bit positions of the digital input signal (sd1) based on a switch control signal (sc) in a circulating pattern to output the digital input signal (sd1) as an n-bit digital output signal (sd2), where n is an integer greater than or equal to 2, and a switch control signal generation circuit (132) including a plurality of pointers which move in an identical direction based on a predetermined rule, and configured to generate the switch control signal (sc), each time when the digital input signal (sd1) is input to the switch (131), by using the pointers in a predetermined order.. .
|Inter-radio access technology transition based on quality of service evaluation|
A method for determining whether to allow performance of an inter-radio access technology (irat) transition is provided. The method can include a wireless communication device determining a realized quality of service (qos) for packet switched data traffic on a first radio access technology (rat); determining whether the realized qos satisfies a threshold qos; suspending irat transition to a second rat in an instance in which it is determined that the realized qos satisfies the threshold qos; and allowing irat transition to the second rat in an instance in which it is determined that the realized qos does not satisfy the threshold qos..