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Date/App# patent app List of recent Wireless Communication Device-related patents
06/23/16
20160183304 
 Spatial reuse clear to send (cts) within wireless communications patent thumbnailSpatial 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.

06/23/16
20160183285 
 Communication processing device patent thumbnailCommunication 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..

06/23/16
20160183258 
 Communication processing device, and wireless communication method patent thumbnailCommunication 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..

06/23/16
20160183224 
 Allocation signaling for wireless communication networks patent thumbnailAllocation 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.

06/23/16
20160183155 
 Method for inter-rat reselection decision based on unbalanced radio conditions and device for executing said method patent thumbnailMethod 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..

06/23/16
20160183150 
 Wireless communications system and wireless communication device patent thumbnailWireless 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.

06/23/16
20160183121 
 Proactive admission control for multi-coverage d2d communications patent thumbnailProactive 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.

06/23/16
20160183100 
 Device and  self-interference cancellation patent thumbnailDevice 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.

06/23/16
20160183085 
 Methods and apparatus to support location specific control of access to services through untrusted wireless networks patent thumbnailMethods 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..

06/23/16
20160183078 
 Wireless communication device and wireless communication control method patent thumbnailWireless 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.

06/23/16
20160183059 

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..

06/23/16
20160183047 

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.. .

06/23/16
20160182535 

Equipment and network health monitoring using security systems


A monitoring system is continuously coupled to and in communication with a selected network. The system monitors characteristics of the network, and also characteristics of assets of the network.

06/23/16
20160182167 

Request to send (rts) to group 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.

06/23/16
20160182105 

Interference cancelation


A method and system for self-interference cancelation in a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device can include a first interference detector, a second interference detector, an interference canceler, and a controller.

06/23/16
20160182104 

Interference cancelation


A method and system for interference cancellation in a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device can include an interference estimator configured to generate one or more filter weights based on a transmit signal.

06/23/16
20160181694 

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same


An antenna structure includes an antenna holder, a feed unit, a grounding unit, a first radiating unit, a second radiating unit, a third radiating unit, a parasitic unit, and a coupling unit. The feed unit and the grounding unit are positioned on the antenna holder and are spaced apart from each other.

06/23/16
20160175678 

Accuracy ball


An accuracy ball has a target strike cover, sensors, grips, and a data core that function in combination to provide a device that a trainer can hold and a fighter can practice striking accurately. The accuracy ball has target aim points that a user attempts to strike.

06/23/16
20160174909 

Healthcare communication system for programming bed alarms


A system that monitors various conditions of a plurality of hospital beds located in different rooms of a healthcare facility is provided. Alternatively or additionally, other types of equipment may be monitored by the system.

06/16/16
20160174187 

System and methods for enhancing data throughput and page performance in a multi-sim wireless communication device


Methods and devices for improving data throughput and page performance of a multi-subscription wireless communication device with a shared radio frequency (rf) resource may include detecting when a random access channel (rach) procedure required on a modem stack associated with the first sim in order to access a first network will coincide with a scheduled tune-away period for the shared rf resource corresponding to a reservation for activity on a second network supported by the second sim. When such coincidence is detected, the wireless communication device may periodically transmit preambles to the first network with increasing transmission power until an acknowledgment is received or the scheduled tune-away period starts.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/16/16
20160174123 

Avoiding mass migration of wireless communication devices from one access point to another


A wireless communication device (wcd), network node, and methods for determining whether to steer traffic from a first access point to a second access point according to an access network selection policy. The wcd obtains at least one input parameter for use in an algorithm that is part of the access network selection policy, obtains a random value, and determines whether to steer traffic from the first access point to the second access point based at least in part on the at least one obtained input parameter and the obtained random value.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/16/16
20160174068 

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.


06/16/16
20160174044 

Sensor and program management in a wireless communication device (wcd) based upon detected activity


Various embodiments of a wireless communication device (wcd) that can be transported by a user are provided. One embodiment comprises a user interface that enables the wcd to receive inputs from the user and to provide outputs to the user.

06/16/16
20160174030 

Method and system for map generation for location and navigation with user sharing/social networking


Methods and systems for map generation for location and navigation with user sharing/social networking may comprise in connection with a crowd-sourced database that receives images and location data from a plurality of users of wireless communication devices (wcds), and for at least one of said plurality of users: receiving a determined position of a wcd, wherein the position is determined based at least in part on: capture of one or more images of the surroundings of the wcd; and extraction of data associated with objects in the captured one or more images. The crowd-sourced database may be updated based on the determined position of the wcd and said extracted data.
Maxlinear, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173738 

Teleprompter on wireless communication device (wcd) for producing media content for website


Automated media programming (amp) systems and methods are provided. In one embodiment of an amp system, a computer server is communicatively coupled to the internet and provides a website for enabling uploading of media content, sorting the media content, and downloading the media content.

06/16/16
20160173385 

Transmitting data packets in an industrial wireless network


A wireless communication device providing a node in an industrial wireless network investigates if there is more than one data packet with process control data from the same data originating device destined for a process control device in a transmission queue, where the data originating device is an interface to the process being controlled and transmits data packets in the transmission queue. If there is more than one such data packet, the wireless communication device further compares time stamps of the data packets, where a time stamp reflects the time of generation of a corresponding data packet, keeps the newest data packet and discards older data packets, so that only the most recent data packets from a data originating device are sent to the process control device from the node..
Abb Research Ltd


06/16/16
20160173303 

Wireless communication device, integrated circuitry, and wireless communication method


A wireless communication device has an analog control loop circuitry that generates an analog control signal to adjust a phase of a voltage controlled oscillation signal, in accordance with a phase of a reception signal, a digital control loop circuitry that generates a digital control signal having a frequency determined by a frequency of a reference signal and a predetermined frequency setting code signal and having a phase opposite to a phase of the analog control signal, a voltage controlled oscillator that generates the voltage controlled oscillation signal, on the basis of the analog control signal and the digital control signal, and a data slicer that generates a digital signal obtained by digital demodulation of the reception signal, on the basis of a comparison result of the digital control signal and a predetermined threshold value.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


06/16/16
20160173179 

Sounding and steering protocols for wireless communications


Systems, apparatuses, and techniques relating to wireless local area network devices are described. A described technique includes transmitting a sounding packet to wireless communication devices; receiving, in response to the sounding packet, feedback packets from the wireless communication devices, wherein the feedback packets collectively comprise beamforming feedback, the beamforming feedback being derived from received versions of the sounding packet; determining a steering matrix based on the beamforming feedback; and transmitting, within a frame, spatially steered data packets to the wireless communications devices.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173166 

Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and recording medium


A wireless communication device includes a first antenna from which a first signal is transmitted; a second antenna through which a second signal is received in a frequency band that is different from a frequency band of the first signal; a first signal removal circuit configured to remove a component of a frequency band of the second signal from the first signal when the first signal removal circuit is electrically coupled to the first antenna; and a processor configured to determine whether to electrically connect the first signal removal circuit to the first antenna, based on an output strength of the first signal that is transmitted from the first antenna, when the second signal is received through the second antenna.. .
Fujitsu Limited


06/16/16
20160173159 

Protective case with electronic function for electronic device


A protective case for an electronic device includes a pcb and other components and devices. The other components and devices arranged on the case are connected to the pcb, the devices include a battery, a socket configured to accommodate a wireless communication device, a data connector, a wireless communication module, and a control module.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173148 

Mitigating signal interference in a wireless network


A method, communication apparatus, and computer program product is provided for mitigating interference experienced by a wireless communication device, wcd (102). The interference is caused by signals transmitted by an interfering node (106).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/16/16
20160171858 

Alarm systems for detecting and communicating anomalous events


The present invention relates to an alarm system comprising a cellular communication device, such as a smartphone/unit, and at least two detection arrangements, each detection arrangement, of the at least two detection arrangements, comprising: a housing; a detector device arranged in said housing, said detector device comprising a smoke detector and a gas detector and a moisture detector; a positioning device arranged in said housing; a control unit arranged in said housing; and a wireless communication device arranged in said housing; wherein said detector device being configured to provide said control unit with an indication of when smoke or gas or moisture has been detected, said positioning device being configured to provide said control unit with a geographical position of said detection arrangement, and said control unit being configured to transmit a message wirelessly through said wireless communication device to said cellular communication device after receiving an indication from said detector device when smoke or gas or moisture has been detected thereof, wherein said message comprises said geographical position and information of what has been detected; wherein each detection arrangement is arranged to monitor an area different from areas monitored by other detection arrangements; and said cellular communication device is configured to receive said alarm message transmitted from a detection arrangement and to notify a user of said cellular communication device of said alarm message.. .

06/16/16
20160169702 

Method for providing traffic conditions data using a wireless communications device, and a navigation device in which this method is employed


A traffic condition data providing method using a wireless communication device and a navigation device performing the method are disclosed. The navigation device includes travelling path displaying unit that searches a travelling path to a destination set by a user and displays the travelling path on map data, a traffic condition data receiving unit that receives traffic condition data from a content managing server through a wireless communication device in response to a request of providing the traffic condition data over the travelling path, and a traffic condition data providing unit that provides the user with the received traffic condition data..
Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169608 

Firearm simulators


Firearm simulators are disclosed. In embodiments, a firearm simulator includes a processor, a memory module, a trigger unit that outputs a trigger output signal, a magazine sensor that outputs a magazine sensor output signal, an optoelectronic output device, an optoelectronic sensor, and a wireless communication device.

06/16/16
20160166214 

Distributed healthcare communication system


A graphical audio station of a nurse call system is operable to permit a user to perform one or more of the following functions: establish a two-way voice communication link with another computer device in another patient and/or with a another computer device located in another staff work area and/or with a wireless communication device carried by caregiver and/or with a telephone of the healthcare facility; broadcast a voice page to a group of other selected computer devices; compose and send a text message to a portable device that is carried by a caregiver and that has wireless communication capability; browse web pages and/or view multimedia content, such as videos, hosted on servers of the healthcare facility and/or that are accessible via the internet; view and/or acknowledge and/or answer and/or cancel alerts or nurse calls originating in a plurality of patient rooms.. .
Hill-rom Services, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165444 

Terminal cover and wireless communication device including wireless authentication module


A wireless communication device includes a terminal body including a near field communication (nfc) function and accessories which are attached to the terminal body, and includes a wireless authentication module for an authentication operation through wireless communication with the terminal body. The authentication operation is performed using inductive coupling between an nfc coil of the terminal body and an authentication coil of the wireless authentication module, and in the case that the accessories are attached to the terminal body, the wireless authentication module is disposed so that at least a part of the authentication coil is located outside the nfc coil..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160164192 

Antenna assembly and wireless communication device employing same


An antenna assembly includes a first radiating portion, a second radiating portion, a third radiating portion, and a switch circuit. The switch circuit is electrically connected between the second radiating portion and the third radiating portion.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164166 

Wireless communication device


A wireless communication device includes a metal housing and a printed circuit board. The metal housing serves as an antenna and includes a slit separating the metal housing into a radiating body and a grounding body.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162947 

Anonymous digital identification


Methods and systems for anonymous digital identification are disclosed and may include detecting the presence of a first wireless communication device utilizing a second communication device, the first wireless communication device being associated with a first set of content that is distinguishable from an identifier associated with said first wireless communication device. In response to a determination that the first wireless communication device and the second communication device are geographically proximate to one another based on location detection capabilities of the first wireless communication device or the second communication device, content may be provided to the first wireless communication device.

06/09/16
20160162043 

Request for confirmation of action to be taken after detection of activity using sensor data of wireless communication device (wcd)


Various embodiments of a wireless communication device (wcd) that can be transported by a user are provided. One embodiment comprises a user interface that enables the wcd to receive inputs from the user and to provide outputs to the user.

06/02/16
20160157285 

Wireless communication device and non-transitory computer-readable medium


A master terminal transmits sound waves that are a synchronization signal from a speaker to a slave terminal at random time intervals. Upon acquiring the sound waves that are the synchronization signal by microphone, the slave terminal promptly transmits a response signal through wireless communication to the master terminal.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160157161 

Reducing network service scan time by a wireless communication device


A method for reducing network service scan time by a wireless communication device is provided. The method can include the wireless communication device determining a location of the wireless communication device.
Apple Inc.


06/02/16
20160156772 

Automatic switching of modes and mode control capabilities on a wireless communication device


Methods, systems and devices for implementing different modes or persona of a wireless communication device that allow the wireless communication device to function as multiple devices corresponding to conditions and circumstances that may be defined by an enterprise. Operating modes or persona may be defined by a set of operating characteristics that may include user permissions, device functionality, capabilities enabled, and user restrictions that may be selected by the enterprise.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/02/16
20160156488 

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method


A tuner receives a received signal using one of a plurality of transmission formats that use at least one of either a first frequency or a second frequency band. A determination unit determines the transmission format being used in the received signal from among the plurality of transmission formats.
Panasonic Corporation


06/02/16
20160156393 

Device and managing spectrum resources, and wireless communication device and method


A device and method for managing spectrum resources and a wireless communication device and method are provided. The method for managing spectrum resources of a wireless communication system according to the disclosure includes: acquiring resource utilization parameter information of a communication device to be managed, the resource utilization parameter information including the number of antennas; and determining spectrum resource allocation to the communication device based on the resource utilization parameter information.
Sony Corporation


06/02/16
20160156093 

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same


An antenna structure includes an antenna holder, a first metallic portion, a second metallic portion, and a radiator. The antenna holder includes a top wall, a first sidewall, and a second sidewall.
Fih (hong Kong) Limited


06/02/16
20160155335 

System and pairing passengers and in-vehicle equipment


A system for pairing a passenger having a mobile device with a vehicle is provided. The system includes a link manager located remote from the vehicle, wherein the link manager receives information from a fleet of vehicles and a plurality of passengers.
Creative Mobile Technologies, Llc


06/02/16
20160155329 

Wireless communication device


A wireless communication device mountable in a vehicle acquires first position information on the vehicle and receives a packet signal from another wireless communication device, the packet signal including second position information on another vehicle in which the other wireless communication device is mounted. The wireless communication device has a storage that stores log information and a controller.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160150575 

Point-to-point ad hoc voice communication


A wireless communication device establishes voice communication between a supported user and a selected remote device supporting another user via a point-to-point wireless ad hoc network link. The device selects a particular remote device, establishes an ad hoc network link with the selected remote device, and communicates voice communication signals with the selected remote device.
Apple Inc.


05/26/16
20160150535 

Wireless communication device


A wireless communication device for packet communication is provided. Based on an interfering wave level that is stored in carrier sense table, the number of empty slots for every threshold of interfering wave is obtained, and, in a case where the number of empty slots for the threshold exceeds a predetermined value, a slave station is notified the number of empty slots..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160150520 

Pre-emption and resource allocation prioritization for d2d communications


A network node assigns resources for use in wireless communication based on priority. The network node receives, from a wireless communication device, a service request message that requests connection of a communication session.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/26/16
20160150479 

Wireless communication device


A wireless communication device for packet communication is provided. When a battery is mounted, a control signal for obtaining information necessary for packet communication is received, and the information is stored in a first communication information storage unit, along with a reception frequency of the control signal.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160150477 

Wireless communication device


Provided is a wireless communication device for packet communication. When a battery is mounted, transmission and reception of a message for obtaining information necessary for the packet communication are performed and the information is stored in a first communication information storage unit.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160150474 

Low power synchronization in a wireless communication network


Some aspects of the present disclosure provide for methods, apparatus, and computer software for low-power synchronization of wireless communication devices. In one example, an asynchronous code division multiple access (cdma) channel may be utilized for uplink communication.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/26/16
20160150404 

Wireless communication device


Provided is a wireless communication device for packet communication. In a case where a communication failure occurs, authentication of the other communication party is performed.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160150377 

Method and system for location determination and navigation using textual information


Methods and systems for location determination and navigation using textual information may comprise in a wireless communication device: capturing one or more images of one or more sources of textual information in the vicinity of the wireless communication device, extracting text from the one or more sources of textual information, and determining a position of the wireless communication device by, at least in part, determining a distance to a letter at a beginning of the one or more sources of textual information, determining a distance to a letter at an end of the one or more sources of textual information, and triangulating the position using the determined distances. An orientation of the text in the captured one or more images may be sensed relative to the wireless device.
Maxlinear, Inc.


05/26/16
20160150370 

Event notification systems and methods


Disclosed herein is an event notification system (10). The system (10) comprises a receiver (14) arranged to receive event information comprising geographical region information indicative of a geographical region for each of a plurality of events and time interval information indicative of a time interval for each of the plurality of events, the receiver (14) also being arranged to receive location information indicative of a location of a wireless communication device (12) at a time.
3 Electric Sheep Pty Ltd


05/26/16
20160150344 

Surround sound effects provided by cell phones


Systems and methods that reproduce surround sound effects from an audio source are described. Wireless communication devices form a wireless network in which music, for example, can be played on the speakers of the wireless communication devices to reproduce surround sound effects from a selected audio source.
Google Inc.


05/26/16
20160150022 

Wireless communication device


Provided is a wireless communication device for packet communication. When power is applied, in a case where a packet data is received before receiving a message notifying that packet communication starts, the other party is urged to transmit a message saying that the packet communication starts and a packet number is initialized in accordance with transmission and reception of the message that the packet communication starts..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160149609 

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


A wireless transmission system includes: a communication unit for transmission; and a communication unit for reception. The communication units for transmission and reception are housed in a housing of the same electronic apparatus, or the communication unit for transmission is housed in a housing of first electronic apparatus and the communication unit for reception is housed in a housing of second electronic apparatus and a wireless signal transmission path enabling wireless information transmission between the communication units is formed between the communication units when the first and the second electronic apparatus are disposed at given positions to be integrated with each other.
Sony Corporation


05/26/16
20160145794 

Automated selection of settings for an ironing device


Embodiments provide a method and device that enables automatic selection of settings for ironing one or more pieces of fabric. A digital camera on an ironing device captures an image of a fabric.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160142938 

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


05/19/16
20160142187 

Tone plans for wireless communication networks


Methods and apparatuses for communicating over a wireless communication network are disclosed herein. One example apparatus includes a memory that stores instructions.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/19/16
20160142079 

In-vehicle communication apparatus


An in-vehicle communication apparatus includes an antenna module, and a wireless communication device physically separated from the antenna module and connected to the antenna module through a coaxial cable. The antenna module includes an antenna, and a transmission amplifier of the antenna.
Denso Corporation


05/19/16
20160141749 

Antenna device using ebg structure, wireless communication device, and radar device


An antenna device comprises a first dielectric substrate; first and second antenna elements arranged on a first surface of the first dielectric substrate; a ground conductor arranged on a second surface of the first dielectric substrate; and an ebg structure arranged between the first and second antenna elements. The ebg structure comprises first patch conductors that are each arranged in contact with the first surface of the first dielectric substrate and are each electromagnetically coupled with the ground conductor; second patch conductors that are each arranged in a prescribed distance from the first surface of the first dielectric substrate in a direction opposite to the second surface, and are each electromagnetically coupled with corresponding one of the first patch conductors; and first connection conductors that electrically connect the first patch conductors with the second patch conductors..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160141748 

Antenna device using ebg structure, wireless communication device, and radar device


An antenna device comprises a dielectric substrate that has first and second surfaces; first and second antenna elements that are arranged on the first surface of the dielectric substrate; a ground conductor that is arranged on the second surface of the dielectric substrate; and an electromagnetic band gap structure that is arranged between the first and second antenna elements on the dielectric substrate. The electromagnetic band gap structure comprises: a plurality of patch conductors that are arranged on the first surface of the dielectric substrate and are electromagnetically coupled with the ground conductor; and at least one opening that is arranged in the ground conductor to expose the dielectric substrate, and causes the electromagnetic coupling between the plurality of patch conductors and the ground conductor to change..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160141744 

Antenna aiming broadband wireless access


A system and method are provided for automatically aiming an antenna to communicate with a remote broadband wireless communication device.. .
Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140802 

Apparatus and facilitating gaming activity and/or gambling activity


An apparatus, including a user communication device which is a wireless communication device, wireless telephone, or personal digital assistant, configured for use in on-line gaming activity, further including a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the user communication device; a display capable of displaying gaming information; and a transmitter which transmits the position or location information to a computer which administers the on-line gaming activity. The computer is configured to identify the jurisdiction in which the user communication device is located based on the position or location of the communication device at the time of the placing of a bet.

05/19/16
20160140774 

Method and system for wireless payment for parking


A method and a system are provided for wireless payment of parking fees or other charges for a vehicle. The method includes determining the location of the vehicle with a wireless communication device having a parking software application (app).
Mastercard International Incorporated


05/19/16
20160135431 

System and animal data collection and analytics


An inventive animal collar device is described herein that monitors location, physiological information and/or environmental information relating to an animal wearing the device. The collar may include multiple sensors and other electrical components embedded within the collar body that provide means for: tracking and monitoring an animal's activity and whereabouts, increasing visibility of the collar, and storing and retrieving animal, environment and system information.

05/12/16
20160135233 

Wireless communication device and communication control device


[solution] provided is a wireless communication device including: a first wireless interface configured to send a first wireless signal having directivity; a second wireless interface; and a controller configured to allow the second wireless interface to establish a connection with a first device when a second wireless signal received by the second wireless interface includes an indicator indicating that the first wireless signal is received by the first device being a sending source device of the second wireless signal.. .

05/12/16
20160135096 

Wireless communication apparatus and method


A wireless communication device executes first and second virtual transmission nodes in a wireless communication network. The wireless communication device includes a database for storing identification information of the first and second virtual transmission nodes, and a centralized service unit for accessing the database.

05/12/16
20160134732 

Foldable curved wireless communication device for insertion into hip pocket


A mobile communication device which comprises a first member with first surface having a first curvature and a second surface having a second curvature; a second member having first surface with a third curvature and a second surface with a fourth curvature. A hinge pivotally connects the first and second members with one another such that they are movable between opened and closed configurations.

05/12/16
20160134731 

Wireless communication device


Provided is a wireless communication device that ensures reduced interference between a plurality of antennas without relatively separating the antennas. The wireless communication device includes a first antenna, a second antenna, and a planar conductor.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


05/12/16
20160134709 

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for a node to advertise its presence and service profiles thereof in a wireless environment


In an example embodiment, a method to enhance wireless device advertising of service profiles includes maintaining, by an apparatus, a first service profile corresponding to a first wireless communication device address of the apparatus and a second service profile corresponding to a second wireless communication device address of the apparatus; determining, by the apparatus, a preference to communicate with wireless devices using the first service profile; transmitting, by the apparatus, wireless device discovery messages having the first wireless communication device address; and receiving, by the apparatus, a wireless response message from another wireless device, in response to the existence of the first device address in the transmitted device discovery messages, wherein the other device seeks the first service profile.. .
Nokia Corporation


05/12/16
20160134415 

Multi-transceiver wireless communication adaptive multi-band communication


Embodiments of a multi-transceiver wireless communication device and methods for adaptive multi-band communication are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the multi-transceiver wireless communication device is configurable for half-duplex operation and for asymmetrical full-duplex operation on two non-interfering channels.
Intel Corporation


05/12/16
20160134324 

Wireless communication device


A wireless communication device including an integrated processing circuit, a first memory and a testing circuit is provided. The integrated processing circuit includes a processing unit capable of processing a wireless communication signal and a radio frequency (rf) unit capable of performing a conversion between a radio frequency (rf) signal and a baseband signal, wherein the wireless communication signal is one of the rf signal and the baseband signal.
Mediatek Inc.


05/12/16
20160134317 

System and methods for dynamically managing receive modes to improve performance on a multi-subscriber identity (sim) wireless communication device


Methods and devices for implementing dynamic receive mode management to improve data throughput and paging performance on a multi-subscriber identification module (sim) wireless communication device may include detecting, on a protocol stack associated with a first sim, an active communication in a first network, detecting, on a protocol stack associated with a second sim, an idle mode paging cycle in a second network, prompting entry into a selected dual receive mode on the shared rf resource, and monitoring at least one performance metric for the idle mode paging cycle associated with the second sim while in the dual receive mode. Based on the monitored performance metric while in the dual receive mode, the wireless communication device may determine whether paging performance is degraded for the second sim, and if so, trigger entry into a fallback mode on the shared rf resource..
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/12/16
20160134316 

System and methods for enabling mimo operation during inactive sim state on a multi-sim wireless communication device


Methods and devices are disclosed for managing multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) mode on a multi-sim wireless device. The wireless device may determine whether all of the sims are in an active state, and identify each active sim and each rf resource that is associated with an inactive sim if less than all of the sims are in the active state.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/12/16
20160134017 

Multiband antenna and wireless communication device


A multiband antenna includes main antenna, a switch circuit, and a parasitic antenna. The main antenna includes a radiating portion, a feeding portion, a grounding portion, and an extending portion coupled to the feeding portion and the grounding portion.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132707 

Head-mounted code scanner


The described mobile device for optically reading a machine-interpretable code, used for example in an order picking system for consumer and/or consumable goods, includes a head-mountable scanner with a code reader and a control unit controlling the head-mounted scanner to switch the code reader between a detection mode and a reading mode. In the detection mode, the code reader operates in a low power mode sufficient to detect the presence of a machine-interpretable code.
Ocado Innovation Limited


05/12/16
20160132586 

Method and system for processing information based on detected biometric event data


A system and method is provided for processing and storing captured data in a wireless communication device based on detected biometric event data. The captured data may be acquired through a data acquisition system with devices or sensors in an integrated or distributed configuration.
Broadcom Corporation


05/12/16
20160129802 

Electric vehicle capable of displaying recharging power and fee


A method of calculating and displaying recharging power and fee for main battery recharging of an electric vehicle or a hybrid vehicle is provided. The method uses power consumption information of a registered location received from a grid server via a global positioning system (gps) and a wireless communication device.
Hyundai Motor Company


05/05/16
20160128135 

Viral molecular network architecture and design


The present disclosure relates to a wireless communication device, a high speed, high capacity dedicated mobile network system, and a method for transmitting information streams across a molecular network to end users without using ieee 802 lan, atm or tcp/ip connection-oriented standards and protocols.. .
Attobahn, Inc.


05/05/16
20160128075 

Cooperative spectrum sensing method and in-vehicle wireless communication device


Efficient spectrum sensing is implemented taking into account the fading caused by multipath fading and shadow fading in a mobile environment. A cooperative spectrum sensing method performed by a plurality of in-vehicle wireless communication devices, includes: a decorrelation time acquisition step for acquiring a first decorrelation time, which is a time interval in which channel fluctuations resulting from multipath fading are decorrelated, and a second decorrelation time, which is a time interval in which channel fluctuations resulting from shadow fading are decorrelated; a sensing step for repeatedly performing sensing at a time interval equal to or longer than the first decorrelation time; a notification step for wireless transmitting a plurality of most recent sensing results at a time interval equal to or longer than the second decorrelation time; and a determination step for determining a state of a channel on the basis of the plurality of sensing results transmitted from the plurality of in-vehicle wireless communication devices..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


05/05/16
20160127991 

Dynamic bandwidth switching for reducing power consumption in wireless communication devices


Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer-program products for performing dynamic bandwidth switching between control signals and data signals of differing bandwidths are disclosed. Frame formats are disclosed in which control signals are transmitted at different bandwidths than data signals.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/05/16
20160127971 

Handling of gaps in use of a radio transceiver


A method is disclosed of a wireless communication device comprising a radio transceiver and a first radio access control unit adapted to control operation of the wireless communication device in association with a first network node of a first cellular communication network. The method comprises (during use of the radio transceiver by the first radio access control unit) indicating a worse than actual channel condition to the first network node, monitoring a change in code rate of signals transmitted from the first network node in response to the worse than actual channel condition indication, determining a relation between the worse than actual channel condition indication and the code rate change, and determining an offset value based on the determined relation.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/05/16
20160127956 

Systems and methods for inter-radio access technology reselection


A method for cell reselection by a wireless communication device is described. The method includes signal strength of cells in one or more inter-radio access technology (inter-rat) frequencies while camped on a serving cell in a connected mode.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/05/16
20160127899 

System and device authentication in a dynamic network using wireless communication devices


A short-range wireless network is established by direct communication between wireless devices and wireless access points. A wireless communication device provides initial registration information to a network and becomes a registered device.
E3 Llc


05/05/16
20160127028 

Wi-fi adaptive receiver diversity


Wireless communication devices with multiple receive (rx) chains may be operated to maintain high performance while saving power. This may be accomplished by evaluating signal strength during transmission of the rx packets, and/or evaluating a possible imbalance (gain difference) between the multiple rx chains within the wireless communication device.
Apple Inc.


05/05/16
20160127007 

Wi-fi adaptive transmit antenna selection


Wireless communication devices (ues) may include multiple receive (rx) chains and associated antennas, and at least one transmit (tx) chain co-located with one of the rx chains. The ue may track instant fading of the antenna gain(s) during reception of packets from an associated access point (ap) device to which the ue intends to transmit packets.
Apple Inc.




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