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 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.


 Slotted access for wireless communication devices and control thereof patent thumbnailnew 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


 Extended monitoring window for robust paging patent thumbnailnew 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)


 Rate matching  polar codes, and wireless communication device patent thumbnailnew patent Rate matching polar codes, and wireless communication device
A rate matching method for polar codes includes: with respect to polar codes output by an encoder, determining a plurality of types of punching position sets to be selected, punching positions indicated by any two punching position sets being not completely identical to each other; for each type of punching position set, determining the sum of error probabilities of all bit channels for transmitting information bits of the polar codes when the punching position set is applied, the sum of the error probabilities being called the upper limit of frame error ratios corresponding to the punching position set; and from the plurality of types of punching position sets to be selected, selecting a punching position set corresponding to the minimum upper limit of the frame error ratios as a selected punching position set, and according to p punching positions indicated in the selected punching position set, conducting rate matching.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Antenna structures and configurations for millimeter wavelength wireless communications patent thumbnailnew patent Antenna structures and configurations for millimeter wavelength wireless communications
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for wireless communication using the mmw spectrum. In particular, antenna structures may include arrays of antenna elements to deal with line-of-sight issues.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Directional coupler and wireless communication device patent thumbnailnew patent Directional coupler and wireless communication device
A directional coupler including a main line having an input terminal and an output terminal, and a sub-line having a coupling terminal and an isolation terminal, the main line, the sub-line, the input terminal, the output terminal, the coupling terminal and the isolation terminal being disposed within a laminate, wherein the main line and the sub-line extend in a loop shape in parallel with and spaced apart from each other by a gap such that electromagnetic coupling is generated therebetween and such that the main line is positioned outside the sub-line on a coupling layer, the input terminal, the output terminal, the coupling terminal and the isolation terminal are disposed outside the main line, and the main line is interposed between the output terminal and the sub-line.. .
Tdk Corporation


 Estimation of wireless signal strength at a distance from distributed survey patent thumbnailEstimation of wireless signal strength at a distance from distributed survey
A method and wireless communication device for estimating wireless signal strength value of a wireless signal transmission for an unpopulated cell in an array corresponding to a geographic area. The method includes populating at least one cell along a route within the array with a corresponding received wireless signal strength value, selecting a number of populated cells within a predetermined distance of the unpopulated cell, identifying one of the number of populated cells within a predetermined distance of the unpopulated cell, determining a maximum wireless signal strength value from among the received wireless signal strength values, estimating a first wireless signal strength value for the unpopulated cell based at least on a wireless strength value for the identified one of the number of populated cells and the maximum wireless signal strength value, and storing the first estimated wireless signal strength value..
Sr Technologies, Inc.


 Wireless communication device and  choosing most rapid access device patent thumbnailWireless communication device and choosing most rapid access device
A wireless communication device has an establishing module, a broadcast module, a calculation module, and a selection module. The establishing module establishes wireless communication device which have the same ssid and security identifier to build all such devices into a wireless network group.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


 Smart meter media access control (mac) for single user, multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications patent thumbnailSmart meter media access control (mac) for single user, multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications
Smart meter media access control (mac) for single user, multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications. Different types of wireless communication devices may be implemented within various wireless communication systems.
Broadcom Corporation


 Methods and  low power wake up signal and operations for wlan patent thumbnailMethods and low power wake up signal and operations for wlan
Methods and apparatuses for wireless communications are disclosed. In one aspect, an apparatus for wireless communications includes a receiver configured to wirelessly receive a message comprising a time for the apparatus to wake up and instructions to execute an action in response to receiving a paging frame from a wireless communication device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Configuration of mobility management measurement method


A method of a network node of a cellular communication network connectable to one or more wireless communication devices is disclosed. The method comprises (for each of one or more cells of the cellular communication network) transmitting a respective measurement configuration message to at least one of the wireless communication devices, wherein each measurement configuration message comprises an instruction that the wireless communication device should use a particular signal quality measurement method, the particular signal quality measurement method being selected from a group of available signal quality measurement methods comprising a first signal quality measurement method wherein measurements are made based on a first number of symbols and a second signal quality measurement method wherein measurements are made based on a second number of symbols.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Method and system for broadband near-field communication utilizing full spectrum capture (fsc) supporting screen and application sharing


A wireless communication device (wcd) establishes an ad-hoc communication link with a second wcd within operating range. A replica of at least a portion of a display of the first wcd may be shared with the second wcd utilizing wireless broadband signals that are communicated via the established one or more ad-hoc communication links.
Maxlinear, Inc.


Cover accessory including electromagnetic wave suppression function for wireless communication device


Provided is a cover accessory for a wireless communication device, including an electromagnetic suppressing pattern layer on a surface adjoining at least one surface on which an electromagnetic wave is irradiated from the wireless communication device, wherein the electromagnetic suppressing pattern layer includes a first dielectric layer and a frequency selective surface (fss) pattern with a unit cell having electromagnetic surface resistance periodically repeated thereon, and the fss pattern is provided by etching the first dielectric layer to inject an fss pattern material or by printing the fss pattern material on the first dielectric layer.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Mixed mode operations within multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications


Mixed mode operations within multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications. Certain communication systems can include wireless communication devices of various capabilities therein (e.g., ieee task group ac (tgac vht), ieee 802.11 amendment tgn, ieee 802.11 amendment tga, and/or other capabilities, etc.).
Broadcom Corporation


Antenna bandwidth expander


Disclosed is an antenna bandwidth expander capable of improving transmission/reception performance of a wireless communication device by expanding a bandwidth of an antenna in which broadband frequency characteristics including various communication bands are necessary like an lte smartphone. The antenna bandwidth expander may improve the transmission and reception performance of a terminal by easily and conveniently expanding a bandwidth of an antenna in first and second resonant frequency bands..
Joinset Co., Ltd.


Geographic based location system arranged for providing, via a web-based portal, management information of geographic data and non-geographic data generated by a plurality of wireless communication devices, and a related method


A geographic based location system, comprising a plurality of wireless communication devices, wherein each wireless communication device is arranged for obtaining geographic data and non-geographic data, and for communicating said geographic data and non-geographic data in frames over a wireless communication network, a storage database server arranged for receiving said geographic data and non-geographic data over said wireless communication network, and for storing said geographic and non-geographic data in a storage database, a presentation database server arranged for compressing said geographic and non- geographic data in said storage database to a presentation database, wherein said compressing of said geographic and said non-geographic data comprises compressing said geographic and said non- geographic data into segments of variable length, wherein a start of a segment is triggered by a change in said non-geographic data, and wherein data in said segments are stored incremental, a web-based user portal arranged for receiving a query out of a predefined list of available queries from a user, performing said query on said presentation database and for displaying results of said query to said user.. .
Data Mining Innovators B.v.


Integrated circuit device that includes a secure element and a wireless component for transmitting protected data over a local point-to-point wireless communication connection


An integrated circuit device that includes a wireless component and a secure element is herein disclosed and enabled. The integrated circuit device includes a protected memory area for storing protected data that is implemented to be not accessible by a user, but is accessible by a memory controller included in the integrated circuit device.
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.


Resource selection in device to device communication


A wireless communication device is configured to perform resource allocation of device-to-device (d2d) communication in a ue. Synchronization establishing circuitry is provided to acquire radio resource synchronization and to establish a time-frequency resource grid having resource units allocation to a d2d communication.
Intel Ip Corporation


Multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) frequency prioritization


An indicator indicates whether multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) service area identifier (sai) frequency information broadcast from a wireless communication network to a wireless communication device is being updated dynamically. Based on the indicator, the wireless communication device may apply different procedures for acquiring an mbms service..
Kyocera Corporation


Wireless communication device supporting communication schemes and operating method thereof


Methods and devices are provided, where the device includes a plurality of wireless communication units. The wireless communication device also includes a first interface unit configured to synchronize a data signal received from one of the plurality of wireless communication units with a first clock corresponding to the one of the plurality of wireless communication units, and configured to output the synchronized data signal to a second interface unit.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Byte caching in wireless communication networks


Various embodiments provide byte caching in wireless communication networks. In one embodiment, a plurality of data packets are received through an internet protocol (ip) data flow established between a wireless communication device and at least one server.
International Business Machines Corporation


Wireless communication link establishment


In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus, a computer program product and a method is provided for establishment of a wireless communication link through machine reading. The example embodiment comprises receiving at least information identifying a wireless communication device through machine reading a machine-readable object, and initiating a wireless communication link establishment with the wireless communication device using the received information, wherein the wireless communication link establishment is incorporated with an indication that a machine-readable object associated with the wireless communication device was read..
Nokia Technologies Oy


User control over wifi network access


A wireless communication device controls access to a geographically-distributed wireless fidelity (wifi) network. The wireless communication device graphically presents wifi network data to receive user selections of multiple wifi access systems, a network name, and a user password.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.


Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and recording medium


A wireless communication device includes a wireless communication unit and a processor. The wireless communication unit connects to relays for wireless communication and transmits and receives communication data via the relays by wireless communication.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd


Apparatus, providing interactive multimedia content based on print media


Aspects of the disclosure relate to an image processing method performed at a wireless communication device. The method includes receiving, using one or more processors, an image captured by the wireless communication device from print media.
Liberty Procurement Co. Inc.


Watchband with integrated electronics


A watchband with integrated electronics designed to be attachable to any standard mechanical or digital timepiece. The watchband has a flexible circuit board sandwiched between layers of watchband material, allowing for the flexibility of a normal watchband with the electronics capability of a mobile computer and fitness tracker.
Maintool Sas


Devices, systems, and methods related to tracking location of operator control units for locomotives


According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed of devices, systems, and methods related to tracking location of operator control units for locomotives. In an exemplary embodiment, an operator control unit includes a user interface configured to receive one or more commands from an operator for controlling a locomotive.
Laird Technologies, Inc.


Method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for multi-user scheduling in wireless local-area networks


Methods, apparatuses, and computer readable media are shown for multi-user scheduling in wireless local-area networks (wlans). A wireless communication device is shown including circuitry to determine a plurality of schedules for each of a plurality of channels for an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma) communication in a wireless local-area network (wlan).
Intel Ip Corporation


System and methods for providing a transmission skipping policy to improve performance in a multi-subscriber identity module (sim) wireless communication device


Methods and devices are disclosed for enabling improved performance on a multi-subscriber identification module (multi-sim) wireless communication device. The wireless communication device may detect transmit activity on a modem stack associated with the first sim, and detect a communication activity scheduled on a modem stack associated with the second sim having a higher priority.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Synchronization of device to device communication


A wireless communication device is configured to perform synchronization of device-to-device (d2d) communication. Device-to-device communication circuitry in the wireless communication device searches for a synchronization signal and determines if a received synchronization signal satisfies a signal metric.
Intel Ip Corporation


Wireless portable activity-monitoring device syncing


A notification signal, intended to be received by a wireless communication device, is repetitively broadcast by a portable activity-monitoring device that generates user-activity data corresponding to activity of an individual bearing the portable activity-monitoring device. The notification signal conveys information that identifies the portable activity-monitoring device and indicates whether or not the portable activity-monitoring device seeks establishment of a wireless communication link to enable transmission of the user-activity data to the wireless communication device..
Fitbit, Inc.


Responding to a page message


A method for responding to a page message is provided. The method can include a wireless communication device receiving a page message on a first channel of a first network; suspending a connection to a second network in response to receiving the page message; transitioning to a second channel of the first network prior to responding to the page message; and sending a response message responsive to the page message on the second channel..
Apple Inc.


Communication optimization


The present disclosure relates generally to a method and a wireless communication device that optimizes communication between devices which is body contact initiated. The method, performed in the wireless communication device comprises pairing with another wireless communication device using a first communication technology, wherein the first communication technology is body coupled communication, bcc, technology, exchanging, between the wireless communication device and the other wireless communication device, using bcc technology, device specific information associated with pairing in a second communication technology and connecting with the other wireless communication device, using the second communication technology, thereby performing a handover from bcc technology to the second communication technology..
Sony Corporation


Method and operating a user client wireless communication device on a wireless wide area network


A method and apparatus operate a user client wireless communication device on a wireless wide area network. A communication link can be established at the user client wireless communication device with a user wireless wide area network communication device.
Motorola Mobility Llc


Method and operating a user client wireless communication device on a wireless wide area network


A method and apparatus operate a user client wireless communication device on a wireless wide area network. A communication link can be established at the user client wireless communication device with a user wireless wide area network communication device.
Motorola Mobility Llc


Techniques for estimating distance between wireless communication devices


Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to techniques and apparatus for estimating a distance between a first and second apparatus. For example, the first apparatus may obtain a plurality of training signals received in a plurality of directions from a second apparatus and estimate, based on the plurality of training signals, a distance between the first apparatus and the second apparatus.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Apparatus and methods for protection from unintentional phone-dialing


The inventive concepts presented in this application address the problem of inadvertently dialing telephone numbers that are stored in the memory of a telephonic device, resulting in undesired calls. The database in a user's telephonic device incorporates means for flagging selected contacts for one or more calling-confirmation steps to prompt the user to ensure that an outgoing call is desired and/or appropriate.
John Maly & Associates, Inc.


Method and preventing misdials and unintended activation of a portable wireless communication device


A method and apparatus operate a user portable wireless communication device on a wireless wide area network. The user portable wireless communication device can include a first side and a user input located on the first side, where the user input can include a user actuation input.
Motorola Mobility Llc


Device-initiated codec rate change during a voice call


A method for initiating a codec rate change during a voip call by a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method can include the wireless communication device establishing a first codec rate for use in the voip call during a call establishment phase; using the first codec rate to encode voice data for transmission during a first portion of the voip call; determining a channel quality while using the first codec rate; determining that the channel quality satisfies a threshold for requesting a codec rate change; requesting a codec rate change from the first codec rate to a second codec rate in response to the channel quality satisfying the threshold; and using the second codec rate to encode voice data for transmission during a second portion of the voip call..
Apple Inc.


Adaptive frequency tracking mechanism for burst transmission reception


A method and wireless communication device for tracking frequencies of transmitted burst signals. The method includes receiving a burst signal, determining a quality of the burst signal and a carrier frequency of the burst signal, demodulating the burst signal based upon the determined carrier frequency, determining a frequency offset of the burst signal based on the determined carrier frequency, and when the quality of the burst signal exceeds a threshold, calculating a drift window based on the determined frequency offset..
Sr Technologies, Inc.


Self-interference cancellation for mimo radios


A mimo wireless communication device includes, in part, a first transmit path adapted to transmit a first transmit signal from a first antenna, a second transmit path adapted to transmit a second transmit signal from a second antenna, a first receive path adapted to receive a first receive signal, an interference cancellation circuit and a controller. The cancellation circuit includes a cascaded filter structure each filter including a multitude of filter taps each including a variable element.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


Communication processing device, integrated circuit, wireless communication terminal, memory card, wireless communication device, and wireless communication method


A communication processing device employing a negative-acknowledgement-based scheme to achieve at least either increased access efficiency or low power consumption. The communication processing device is mounted in a wireless communication device, and includes a communicator and a selector.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Wireless communication device with switched polarization and methods for use therewith


A wireless communication device includes a polarity setting module configured to set a plurality of polarity modes for the wireless communication with the plurality of external devices. The plurality of polarity modes includes selected ones of at least: a first polarity mode, and a second polarity mode.
Broadcom Corporation


Multi-processor platform for wireless communication terminal having a partitioned protocol stack


A multi-mode wireless communication device and multi-mode communication method are disclosed. The multi-mode device includes a first baseband co-processor configured to execute low-level stack operations of a first wireless communications protocol employed within a first wireless communications network.
Broadcom Corporation


Electric bicycle component


An electric bicycle component comprises a wireless communication device, a rechargeable power supply device, a movable member, and a charging port. The wireless communication device is configured to wirelessly communicate with an additional bicycle component.
Shimano Inc.


Wireless communication device and antenna search method thereof


A wireless communication device for linking to an electronic device and including at least one antenna array and a control circuit is provided. The control circuit groups the at least one antenna array to obtain a plurality of test groups.
Wistron Neweb Corp.


Radio resource management measurements in dense network scenarios


A method of a wireless communication device for operation in a wireless communication network comprising a plurality of cells is disclosed. The method comprises performing radio resource management measurements based on received reference signals of one or more of the cells, wherein the radio resource management measurements are performed over a bandwidth comprising k subcarriers.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Systems, methods, and devices for indoor positioning using wi-fi


Example systems, methods, and devices for identifying location of wireless communication device are disclosed. In an example embodiment, the device may be configured to transmit gps coordinates to one or more wi-fi access points, measure distance between the wireless communication device and three or more wi-fi access points using a ranging technique, and determine location of the wireless communication device based, at least in part, upon the distance between the wireless communication device and the three or more wi-fi access points, and a time delay in propagation of one or more wi-fi signals between the wireless communication device and the three or more wi-fi access points methods, apparatus, and systems described herein can be applied to 802.11ax or any other wireless standard..
Intel Corporation


Network attack detection on a mobile api of a web service


Techniques to validate web service requests from applications executing on wireless communication devices are disclosed herein. In at least one implementation, an application that generates a web service request is executed on a wireless communication device.
Stealth Security, Inc


Device and wireless communication used in wireless ad hoc network


A method executed by a wireless communication device used in a wireless ad hoc network includes: designating a bit in a loop detection array added to a received frame in accordance with identification information of the wireless communication device; deciding that a route in which the received frame has been transmitted is not a loop when the bit designated in the loop detection array is not used; deciding that the route is a loop when the bit designated in the loop detection array is used; updating the bit designated in the loop detection array to a state of being used and transmitting the received frame toward a destination node when it is decided that the route is not a loop; and returning the received frame to an adjacent node that is a local transmission source of the received frame when it is decided that the route is a loop.. .
Fujitsu Limited


Interference avoidance for beamforming transmissions in wireless communication devices and systems


Systems, apparatuses, and techniques for interference avoidance beamforming transmissions are described. A described apparatus can be configured to control a first channel sounding process with the first device to obtain first channel feedback regarding a wireless channel between the apparatus and the first device, determine, responsive to the first channel feedback, a first matrix to improve a performance of the beamforming transmission with respect to the first device, control a second channel sounding process with a second device to obtain second channel feedback regarding a wireless channel between the apparatus and the second device, determine, responsive to the second channel feedback, a second matrix to reduce interference leakage received by the second device during the beamforming transmission, and control the beamforming transmission to the first device based on the data and a steering matrix, the steering matrix being based on the first matrix and the second matrix..
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


Remote control system for medical apparatus


An apparatus comprising a wireless communication device for enabling the remote control of a medical apparatus. The apparatus includes a remote control enable device comprising a transmitter and one or more switches, actuatable by enable buttons.
Ion Beam Applications, S.a.


Method and surveillance system for detecting unwanted intrusion based on interactions between wireless communication and monitoring devices


A method and surveillance system are presented for detecting and alarming intrusions that are caused by unwanted people in a protected area, by exploiting interactions between the wireless communication and monitoring devices of the surveillance system but no special sensors. An intrusion in the protected area is primarily detected by analyzing the variation of the wireless channel observed at the wireless communication device, and further confirmed by images captured by the monitoring device, where the image capture can be triggered by the intrusion detection result.

Wireless communication system & related methods for use in a social network


An antenna system and method for managing identification, location, direction and communication with nearby wireless communication devices is provided. Various embodiments can be implemented to enhance the performance of advertising systems, location services, military systems, and social gaming..
Ethertronics, Inc.


Managing power consumption of transmission circuitry in a wireless communication device


Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that manage transmit power levels for a wireless device connected to a network access system of a wireless network. Processing circuitry in the wireless device obtains a target average transmit power level.
Apple Inc.


Method and system for cooperative acquisition of network access information


Methods, systems and wireless communication devices are provided for maintaining wide area network (wan) access information in a database accessible to a local area network (lan) server. A processor of a wireless communication device connected to the lan determines that the wireless communication device will enter a wan associated with the wan access information.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Bcc enabled key management system


A system with a wireless communication device and one or more wearable communication devices, and particularly to a system, devices and methods equipped with, and utilizing body coupled communication, bcc, technology for managing digital keys to a lock. The key management system comprises a wireless communication device and at least one wearable communication device, for managing digital keys, wherein the wireless communication device and the wearable communication device are body coupled communication, bcc, enabled.
Sony Corporation


Method and device with intelligent media management


A method (300) and device (200) with intelligent media management is disclosed. The method (300) can include: streaming (310) media content in a wireless communication device; identifying (320) a media signature of the streamed media content; searching (330) a stored library for the identified media signature; and playing (340) locally stored media content, if the search results in finding a match with the identified media signature in the stored library.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


Mixed guard intervals in ofdm signal data segments


Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with generating wireless communication with a long guard interval followed by short guard intervals are described. According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes a transmitter configured to generate and transmit an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (ofdm) signal with (i) a preamble and (ii) a data segment following the preamble that includes a plurality of data symbols that are each respectively preceded by a guard interval.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


Demodulation reference signal (dmrs) format selection


Techniques and apparatus for selectively switching among two or more possible reference signal densities are disclosed. An example method comprises obtaining (110) one or more reference signal conditions that governs the density of the reference signal format to be transmitted by a wireless communication device in conjunction with data transmissions, where the one or more reference signal conditions are defined in advance of any scheduling of those data transmissions.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Wireless communication device capable of adjusting at least one antenna to improve efficiency of other coexisting antenna(s) and related wireless communication method


A wireless communication device is used for performing wireless communication via at least one of a plurality of antennas. The antennas include a first antenna and a second antenna.
Mediatek Inc.


Method of distance measurement between wireless communication devices in wireless communication system


A method of distance measurement for a first wireless communication device of a wireless communication system includes receiving a frame from a second wireless communication device of the wireless communications system; determining a signal strength of the received frame; and obtaining a round trip time (rtt) and estimating a distance between the first wireless communication device and the second wireless communication device according to the signal strength of the received frame.. .
Mediatek Inc.


Acetabular cup having a wireless communication device


A orthopaedic implant comprises an acetabular cup and a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device is coupled to a rim surface of the acetabular cup.
Depuy Synthes Products, Inc.


Wireless communication device and wireless communication method


Provided is a wireless communication device including, in a resource block assigned from among a plurality of resource blocks arranged in a grid pattern on a time axis and a frequency axis, a wireless communication unit for not performing transmission in a non-transmission region and for performing transmission in another region in the source block, the non-transmission region being set at a boundary with an adjacent resource block in a time direction or a frequency direction.. .
Sony Corporation


Systems and methods for providing wlan data packet having dual configurations


A first wireless communication device including a network interface and a transceiver. The network interface is to transmit data from the first wireless communication device to a second wireless communication device and receive data from the second wireless communication device.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


Systems and methods for messaging using a broadband connection


Systems and methods for sending and receiving text, or data, messages between wireless communication devices and wireline-messaging devices utilize a broadband connection to the wireline premises as the signaling channel. A message application server sends messages directly to wireline-messaging devices through a digital network, such as the internet.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


Method and content distribution over a network


A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example performing, by a wireless communication device comprising a processor, wireless telephony communications via a first wireless interface, transmitting information associated with media-related activities to a server, receiving from the server a media recommendation that is generated according to the information associated with media-related activities, initiating communications with a network via a second wireless interface, downloading a media content item of the media recommendation from a content provider via the second wireless interface, and presenting the media content item at a display. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


Multi-band antenna on the surface of wireless communication devices


An embodiment wireless communication device includes a circuit board and a cover having a back surface covering a portion of a first surface of the circuit board and an opening in the back surface. A top antenna is disposed within the cover and is electrically connected to the circuit board at a first feed point on a first edge of the circuit board.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


Vehicle occupant presence and reminder system


A warning system for detecting the presence of occupants and identifying emergency situations within a vehicle. The system utilizes an integrated pressure sensor to determine if a passenger is present in the vehicle; the integrated pressure sensor is positioned adjacent to a sitting surface of a passenger seat.

Adaptively selecting from among multiple base stations


In a wireless communication system, a wireless communication device equipped with multiple antennae may be located in an area covered by more than one base station. The wireless communication device may be configured to measure a respective channel gain of multiple channels between the wireless communication device and the base stations and, further, to select a base station in accordance with the channel gains to communicate with..
Empire Technology Development Llc


Selecting a codeword and determining a symbol length for uplink control information


A wireless communication device configured for selecting a codeword and determining a symbol length for uplink control information is described. The wireless communication device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


Wireless communication system and wireless communication control method, wireless communication device and wireless communication method, and computer program


A wireless communication device in a wireless network sets management information notification cycles at specified time intervals and transmits management information containing receive timing information showing its own position to start receiving information, receive window information, and receive cycle information. Another wireless communication device receiving that management information links it to a communication device number for the corresponding wireless communication device and stores the receive timing, the receive window information, and the receive cycle information.
Sony Corporation


Reducing power consumption through reduced measurement frequency


A method for reducing power consumption by a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method can include the wireless communication device performing a first measurement of an alternative cell during a first measurement gap; sending a first measurement report generated based on the first measurement to the serving cell; storing the first measurement report; determining a mobility state of the wireless communication device; comparing the mobility state to a mobility threshold criterion; resending the first measurement report to the serving network as a report for a second measurement gap in an instance in which the mobility state satisfies the mobility criterion; and performing a second measurement of the alternative cell during the second measurement gap and sending a second measurement report generated based on the second measurement to the serving cell in an instance in which the mobility state does not satisfy the mobility threshold criterion..
Apple Inc.


System and methods for improving data performance via deliberate hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) acknowledgment (ack) and fast radio link control (rlc) non-acknowledgment (nack) in a multi-subscriber identity module (sim) wireless communication device


Methods and devices are disclosed for managing diversity tune-away on a wireless communication device configured with at least two radio frequency (rf) receive resources associated with a connection in a high speed data network. The wireless device may monitor data communications and downlink channel conditions in the high speed data network, and determine whether a diversity tune-away mode has been entered.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Wireless communication device and mobile terminal


A wireless communication device that communicates wirelessly with other device includes a first antenna, a second antenna, a measurer, and a selector. The first antenna is a loop or loops of coiled wire, and the first antenna is disposed on a substrate so that a rotation axis of the first antenna is orthogonal to the substrate.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Methods, systems and automated generation of a flight log and a squawk list file


The disclosed embodiments relate to methods, systems and apparatus for automated generation a flight log and a squawk list file. A computer records a preliminary flight log data file (pfldf), and automatically generates a preliminary squawk list file (pslf) that includes a plurality of squawk events recorded while an aircraft is in flight.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation


Method and device for assisting a maneuvering process of a motor vehicle


A device and a method for assisting an automatic/automated maneuvering process, such as a parking maneuver, of a motor vehicle. The automated maneuvering assistance system plans a movement path for the vehicle, determines a recommended position outside of the vehicle from which a vehicle operator can effectively visually monitor the vehicle following the movement path; and communicates the recommended position to the operator.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Basketball training system and method


A basketball training system has one or more mobile wireless communication devices for wearing or carrying by players, a backboard carrying a basketball hoop, a video camera associated with the backboard for collecting video of basketball training and transmitting the collected video to a processing device integral with or separate from the mobile device, and motion sensors mounted around the backboard for detecting shot attempts and providing shot attempt data to the device or processing unit. Distance and position of the mobile device relative the backboard is collected for each shot.

Antenna subset and directional channel access in a shared radio frequency spectrum band


Techniques are provided for accessing a shared radio frequency spectrum band by selecting a subset antennas associated with a successful access procedure for accessing the shared radio frequency spectrum. In some examples, a wireless communication device, such as a network node, may perform a listen before talk (lbt) procedure for each of two or more subsets of antennas associated with the network node, and only those subsets of antennas that pass the lbt procedure are used for transmissions during the associated time period, while other antennas are idle, or used for transmissions on another radio frequency spectrum band during the associated time period.

Apparatus, method and system of synchronizing between wireless communication devices


Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and methods of synchronizing between wireless communication devices. For example, a wireless communication device may include a clock to count a local time; a controller to count a virtual master clock corresponding to a group of wireless communication devices according to master clock information defining the virtual master clock, the controller to determine a time drift between the local clock and the virtual master clock, and to determine the virtual master clock based on the local time and the time drift; and a radio to communicate with one or more devices of the group of wireless communication devices a synchronization frame including a master clock time stamp of the virtual master clock..

System for providing intelligent network access selection for a mobile wireless device


Systems and methods enable alternative network access implemented by a mobile wireless communication device. The method includes receiving information associated with a mobile device, the information comprises location information associated with the mobile device.

Systems, methods, and devices for provisioning wireless network initiated location or time of flight request


Example systems, methods, and devices for provisioning in a wireless network can be provided. In one embodiment, a method can include storing, by a wireless communication device, credentials of one or more trusted network entities in the wireless network, receiving, by the wireless communication device, a request for location information from one or more access points, and transmitting, by the wireless communication device, location information to the one or more access points.

Methods circuits systems and associated computer executable code for localizing and messaging a wireless communication device


Disclosed are methods, circuits, systems and associated computer executable code for detecting the presence of a mobile computing device in a specific area. Included are means for receiving a message from the mobile device including a coarse location indicator, determining that the received coarse location indicator is in proximity with one or more local (e.g.

Wireless communication device with an antenna adjacent to an edge of the device


A wireless communication device comprising a housing comprising a plurality of edges and configured to serve as an external surface for the wireless communication device, and an antenna adjacent to at least a first edge of the housing, wherein the antenna comprises at least a conductive strip and at least one slot and wherein the antenna is configured to receive and transmit wireless signals, wherein the first edge of the housing is one of an edge of the housing nearest an ear piece and an edge of the housing that is opposite the edge of the housing nearest the ear piece, and wherein the conductive strip and the slot are adjacent to at least the first edge of the housing.. .

Wireless communication device and identifying the type of modulation among a plurality of modulation types in a near filed communication device


A method for configuring a first near-field communication device according to a modulation type transmitted by a second device, wherein: a decoder of the first device is configured to decode an overcoded type-b modulation; a signal received during a first time slot corresponding to the duration of a symbol of an initialization frame is decoded; and the first device is configured according to the value of the decoded symbol to determine the modulation type.. .

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same


An antenna structure includes a feed unit, a grounding unit, a first radiating unit, a second radiating unit, third radiating unit, fourth radiating unit, and a fifth radiating unit. The grounding unit is spaced apart from the feed unit.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same


An antenna structure includes a feed unit, a grounding unit, a connecting unit, a radiating unit, and a resonating unit. The grounding unit is spaced apart from the feed unit.

Speech processing


A wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless communication device includes a processor, a memory, a transceiver configured to receive an audio signal, a codec to decode the audio signal, a dynamic range controller and a phoneme processor.

Prompting movement of a device towards a stronger signal


In an example embodiment, a gyro system attached to or integrated in a wireless communication device may be configured to generate physical force to prompt movement towards a stronger signal that indicates a direction in which the wireless communication device should be positioned or moved to improve the wireless communication quality.. .

System and enhancing distribution logistics and increasing surveillance ranges with unmanned aerial vehicles and a dock network


A system and method for enhancing distribution logistics and surveillance ranges with unmanned aerial vehicles (uav) and at least one dock in a dock network. The uav remains in communication with the dock for enhancing distribution logistics of at least one package and increasing the range of surveillance for the unmanned aerial vehicle.

Spatial reuse clear to send (cts) within wireless communications


A wireless communication device (alternatively, device) includes a processing circuitry configured to support communications with other wireless communication device(s) and to generate and process signals for such communications. In some examples, the device includes a communication interface and a processing circuitry, among other possible circuitries, components, elements, etc.

Communication processing device


According to one embodiment, a communication processing device is provided which is mounted on a wireless communication device that performs communication using a first channel and performs communication by a communication scheme different from that of the first channel using a second channel. The communication processing device includes a control circuitry to determine whether or not transmission data is data that needs to be preferentially transmitted, specify at least one channel from the first channel and the second channel according to a determination result, and perform control so as to transmit the transmission data using the specified channel..

Communication processing device, and wireless communication method


According to one embodiment, a communication processing device mounted in a wireless communication device which uses a first channel and a second channel, includes controlling circuitry. The circuitry is configured to control to transmit, through the first channel, a first announcement signal including channel information of the second channel and control to transmit, through the second channel, a second announcement signal when slot allocation of a target communication device in the second channel is determined to be changed, the second announcement signal including a notification of the change in the slot allocation of the target communication device..

Allocation signaling for wireless communication networks


Methods and apparatuses for communicating over a wireless communication network are disclosed herein. One method includes selecting one of a plurality of allocation schemas for allocation of wireless resources to wireless communication devices.

Method for inter-rat reselection decision based on unbalanced radio conditions and device for executing said method


The invention relates to a wireless communication device (ue) configured to be operating in a wireless cellular network supporting a wireless technology standard. For solving the problem of blockage of the ue in regards with one cellular network the ue makes a comparison of communication conditions in downlink and in uplink in order to detect unbalanced communication conditions between downlink and uplink channels and, in case downlink communication conditions are acceptable, but uplink communication conditions show a degradation, initiate an inter-rat reselection..

Wireless communications system and wireless communication device


A first wireless communication device includes first wireless communication circuitry that selectively operates in one of a plurality of bands and first control circuitry that sets a band in which the first wireless communication circuitry operates. The first control circuitry switches bands such that the first wireless communication circuitry operates in all of the plurality of bands within a certain cycle time.

Proactive admission control for multi-coverage d2d communications


In some embodiments, a d2d capable wireless communication device receives parameters from a network node. The parameters comprise at least a first set of parameters indicating a configuration for use when the wireless communication device is in a first coverage scenario a second set of parameters indicating a configuration for use resources when the wireless communication device is in a second coverage scenario.

Device and self-interference cancellation


A method for self-interference cancellation in a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device has an estimator, a transmitter and a cancellation device.

Methods and apparatus to support location specific control of access to services through untrusted wireless networks


Apparatus and methods to support location specific control to allow and/or disallow access to services through untrusted wireless networks by a wireless communication device are disclosed. One or more network elements obtain a location of the wireless communication device and selectively allow and/or disallow access to one or more cellular network services and/or one or more access point names (apns) based on the location of the wireless communication device when connecting through an untrusted wireless network..

Wireless communication device and wireless communication control method


On embodiment provides a wireless communication device serving as one of plural wireless communication devices set as one group. The wireless communication device includes: a wireless communication portion configured to transmit and receive wireless signals; and a control portion connected to the wireless communication portion.

Method for tracking of motion of objects associated with wireless communication devices within a predefined area


A method for tracking the movement and trajectory of objects associated with wireless devices, located in a predefined area, wherein transceiver nodes communicating with the monitored wireless communication devices are formed, the objects associated with wireless communication device entering or located in the range of the transceiver nodes are detected by said transceiver nodes and relevant collected data are processed by measuring the strength of the signal emitted by the object during communication by at least two access points, converting the measured signal strength data into a vector set, selecting and filtering out the objects that are communicating but make no movement by evaluating the vector set, and analysing the movement of the communicating objects changing their place by applying a pre-defined mathematical model. Access points operating according to a small-range “peer-to-peer” (p2p) type wireless communication standard are used as transceiver nodes..

Location based data path selection


A wireless communication device is provided that includes a cellular telephony module to access a cellular network, a wireless communication module to access a non-cellular network, an antenna configured to be in wireless communication with a plurality of compatible and currently accessible communication networks including the cellular and non-cellular networks, a mobile location module operable to determine a current spatial location of the communication device, and a mobile network selector operable, based at least in part on the current spatial location of the communication device, to select a compatible and currently accessible communication network from among the plurality of compatible and currently accessible communication networks.. .



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  • Access Point
  • Communication System
  • Control Unit
  • Transceiver
  • Basic Service Set
  • Spatial Streams
  • Precoding Matrix
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