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Wireless communication device, electronic timepiece, wireless communication method, and recording medium
Peripherals and send timing information presenting a timing of acquiring time information to a central. The central changes the timing in the received timing information so that the timing presented by the timing information received from the peripheral does not overlap with the timing presented by the already received timing information of the other peripheral.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


Voltage compensation circuit, wireless communication device, and voltage compensation method
A voltage compensation circuit in a wireless communication device that performs wireless communication under a time division duplex (tdd) scheme includes a first path on which a diode is placed, a second path on which another diode is placed, and a timing controller. The first path is a path that supplies, to a transmitter-receiver, power output from a power supply and having a first voltage.
Fujitsu Limited


Method and performing a fine timing measurement in a wireless network
A first wireless communication device includes a timing module to provide a timing synchronization function (tsf) time. A fine timing measurement module is to transmit a first request to perform a fine timing measurement to determine a distance between the first wireless communication device and a second wireless communication device.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


Integrated circuit for wireless communication measurement resource determination and csi reporting
There are provided a wireless communication method of configuring a measurement resource and a wireless communication device therefor. The method comprises determining a measurement resource to be disregarded when the number of measurement resources configured in one subframe exceeds the maximum number of measurement resources that a user equipment is able to measure in one subframe, wherein the measurement resource with lower priority is determined to be disregarded, and the measurement resource is not disregarded a times within the duration of n subframes, where a is an integer larger than 1, n corresponds to one plus b*periodicity of the measurement resource, and b is an integer equal to or larger than 1..
Sun Patent Trust


Mobile device applications for casinos
A wagering game system configured to perform operations to transmit to a mobile device, via a wireless communication device of the gaming system, an offer for presentation via the mobile device in response to detecting that the mobile device is located at a casino. The offer is associated with a wagering game machine within the casino.
Bally Gaming, Inc.


Variable physical uplink control channel (pucch) signaling and transmission
Wireless communications systems and methods related to transmitting uplink control information. A first wireless communication device receives a transmission configuration indicating first beam information and second beam information.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Information processing apparatus, control information processing apparatus, and control program for information processing apparatus
An object of the present invention is to prevent unnecessary reduction of energy of electromagnetic waves radiated from a wireless communication antenna, in order to prevent a decline in wireless communication performance as much as possible. A laptop pc including a wireless communication device includes: an antenna that transmits and receives radio waves; a proximity sensor that detects the proximity of a human body in the vicinity of the antenna; an acceleration sensor that detects a physical quantity indicative of a usage state of the laptop pc; and a radiowave intensity control unit that controls the intensity of radio waves transmitted from the antenna based on a combination of the detection result of the proximity sensor and the detection result of the physical quantity by the acceleration sensor..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


Wireless communication device and transmission-power setting method
Provided is a wireless communication device which is capable of suppressing an increase in communication interference in wireless communication over a backhaul line, even if the number of installed wireless communication devices is increased. The wireless communication device communicates with a different wireless communication device over a wireless backhaul line in which a plurality of wireless communication schemes are mixed and used.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Apparatus and methods for wireless channel sounding
A technique of operating a wireless communication device includes receiving an assigned starting point index and an assigned reference signal bandwidth for a reference signal. The reference signal is then transmitted multiple times, beginning at an initial resource block that is associated with the assigned starting point index and in accordance with the assigned reference signal bandwidth, across a shared channel..
Apple Inc.


Timing offset compensation for inter-link interference cancellation
Aspects of the disclosure relate to inter-link interference cancellation for reducing or mitigating interference from signals in different directions (e.g., uplink and downlink directions). A wireless communication device (i.e., a victim device subject to inter-link interference) may determine a time offset or lead time of an interfering signal from an offending device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Wireless communication device and power receiving unit with wireless control channel and methods for use therewith

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a power receiving unit having a wireless power receiver that receives a wireless power signal from a power transmitting unit. A rectifier circuit rectifies the wireless power signal to generate a rectified power signal in response thereto for charging a battery.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Ptd. Ltd.

Configurable communication infrastructure for event spaces

One embodiment provides a system for event space communication infrastructure, including: a plurality of mobile infrastructure devices; each of the plurality of mobile infrastructure devices being associated with one or more predetermined users; each of the plurality of mobile infrastructure devices comprising a wireless communication device that: broadcasts a unique identifier associated with a predetermined user; detects a response from at least one client mobile device; switches into a communication mode after detecting the response; and establishes data exchange with the at least one client mobile device. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Signaling and determination of slot and mini-slot structure

Wireless communications systems, methods, and techniques related to signaling and determining slot and mini-slot structures are provided. A first wireless communication device transmits a first signal according to a first numerology including at least a first tone spacing.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Devices and methods for uplink control channel design in regular bursts for new radio (nr) networks

Wireless communication devices, such as a scheduled entity, are adapted to facilitate uplink transmissions on multiple physical uplink control channels (pucchs) of a regular burst period. According to one example, a scheduled entity may obtain a payload for an uplink transmission on a pucch.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Extended paging discontinuous reception (drx) cycles in wireless communication networks

Embodiments of wireless communication devices and method for discontinuous reception (drx) mode in rrc_idle state of wireless communication are generally described herein. Some of these embodiments describe a wireless communication device having processing circuitry arranged to determine to use an extended paging discontinuous reception (drx) value to increase a paging cycle length.
Intel Ip Corporation

Improved handover in high speed scenario

Performance optimization of a mobile communications network is disclosed where groups of wireless communication devices are moving together at high speed, e.g. On-board high speed trains.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Systems, methods, and devices for dual-mode communication in a personal area network

Communication devices and techniques for facilitating dual-mode communication within a single wireless communication device are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may include at least one memory and logic for a wireless communication device, at least a portion of the logic comprised in hardware coupled to the at least one memory, the logic to perform a transmission determination to determine whether to transmit a signal in a low-energy mode or a body-communication mode, map the signal to a body-communication channel responsive to the transmission determination indicating the body-communication mode, and map the signal to a low-energy channel responsive to the transmission determination indicating the low-energy mode.
Intel Corporation

Inter-enb over-the-air calibration for reciprocity-based coordinated multipoint communications

Wireless communications systems and methods related to over-the-air uplink-downlink (ul-dl) reciprocity calibration. A central unit transmits downlink (dl) calibration reference signal (rs) and a calibration request.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Scheduling for positioning reference signal (prs) in narrowband-internet of things (nb-iot)

Wireless communications systems and methods related to communicating positioning reference signals (prss) for narrowband communication are provided. A first wireless communication device determines a time-frequency prs pattern based at least in part on a narrowband communication frequency band configuration and a prs subframe configuration mode associated with a set of subframes.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Uplink (ul) random access channel (rach) and mobility signals

Wireless communications systems and methods related to random access and uplink (ul)-based mobility are provided. A first wireless communication device transmits a first signal carrying a random access sequence and a data.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Maintenance condition sensing device

A method for monitoring a maintenance condition of a component includes coupling a sensing device to the component. The sensing device includes at least one non-intrusive data sensor and an on-board processing complex including a wireless communication device and being coupled to the at least one non-intrusive data sensor.
Fmc Technologies, Inc.

Curtain rod with integrated speakers

A shower curtain and window curtain hanging structure provides constant stream of heated or ambient air as well as the ability to sound audio from an external source. The hanging structure includes a tubular body, an at least one fan assembly, a power supply, an at least one waterproof speaker, a microphone, and a wireless communication device.

Dynamic grant-free and grant-based uplink transmissions

Wireless communications systems and methods related to performing hybrid grant-free and grant-based uplink (ul) data transmission. A wireless communication device dynamically selects between a grant-free mode and a grant-based mode based on at least a transmission configuration.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Laa/wifi coexistence for 5ghz antenna sharing

A wireless communication device (ue) includes a cellular processor configured to conduct wireless communications according to a first radio access technology (rat) in a first frequency band and in a second frequency band, wherein the first rat is a cellular rat, the first frequency band is in an unlicensed spectrum, and the second frequency band is in a licensed spectrum. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes a wireless local area network (wlan) processor configured to conduct wireless communications according to a second rat in the first frequency band.
Apple Inc.

Resource allocation for downlink transmission to at least two wireless communication devices

There is provided a method for resource allocation for downlink transmission to at least two wireless communication devices in a wireless communication network. Simultaneous transmission to the wireless communication devices is allowed on one or more channels with at least two supported modulation alphabets of different sizes, each channel being defined by a set, called resource unit, of one or more subcarriers.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Devices and methods for facilitating multiple synchronization channels within a single carrier

Wireless communication devices are adapted to facilitate multiple synchronization channels within a single carrier. In some examples, an apparatus for wireless communication may transmit a first synchronization channel at a first frequency in a carrier bandwidth, and at least one additional synchronization channel at a different respective frequency in the carrier bandwidth.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Location estimation system, location estimation method, and base station control device

A location estimation system for estimating a location of a wireless communication terminal, the location estimation system including first to m-th wireless communication devices and a control device, wherein i-th wireless communication device includes communication circuitry, which in operation, receives a signal transmitted from the wireless communication terminal using beams in ni directions, and control circuitry, which in operation, calculates ni reception qualities corresponding to the beams in the ni directions, respectively, and wherein the control device includes control circuitry, which in operation, estimates i-th arrival direction of the signal received by the i-th wireless communication device by comparing the ni reception qualities with the radiation angle characteristics of the beams in the ni directions, and estimates the location of the wireless communication terminal based on the first to the m-th arrival directions estimated and locations of the first to the m-th wireless communication devices.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Wireless communication device mountable on mobile object, monitoring control system of wireless communication device mountable on mobile object, monitoring control wireless communication device mountable on mobile object, and remote control center

A wireless communication device mounted on a mobile object, the mobile object including: a mobile communication unit that is able to connect to a mobile communication network; and a wireless network connection unit that provides a wireless network connection service based on the mobile communication network connected by the mobile communication unit, the wireless communication device includes: a satellite positioning unit configured to acquire position information on the wireless communication device based on a satellite positioning system; and a control unit configured to control a connection state of the wireless network connection service based on the position information acquired by the satellite positioning unit.. .
Toyota Motor (china) Investment Co., Ltd.

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 determining a position of a wireless communication device (wcd) and capturing images of the surroundings of the wcd. Data associated with objects in the surroundings of said wireless communication device may be extracted from the captured images, positions of the objects may be determined, and the determined positions and the data may then be uploaded to a database.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Devices and methods for facilitating scalable synchronization channels

Wireless communication devices are adapted to facilitate scalable synchronization channels in a wireless communications system. According to one example, a wireless communication device may identify a reference synchronization channel including a reference bandwidth and a reference numerology, where the reference numerology includes a reference subcarrier spacing and a reference cyclic prefix.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Electric power charge and discharge system

An electric power charge and discharge system for an electronic device having a battery, by which the electronic device can be used for a long period of time. In a wireless communication device including a wireless driving portion including a first battery and a wireless charging portion including a second battery, the first battery is charged by electric power from a fixed power supply and the second battery is charged by using electromagnetic waves existing in an external space.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes an antenna body, a radiator, a connecting member, and a coupling member. The radiator is a monopole antenna and is spaced apart from the antenna body.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Systems for interfacing vehicles and cloud systems for providing remote diagnostics information

A system of a vehicle is provided. The system includes a wireless communication device for providing the vehicle with access to a network for exchanging vehicle condition information with a server.
Emerging Automotive, Llc

Detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device

A technique for the detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device includes monitoring of bluetooth® communications activity by a bluetooth® capable communication device. Any monitored communication activity is analyzed against parameters that are predefined to detect suspected illegal activity.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Nfc/rf mechanism with multiple valid states for detecting an open container, and methods of making and using the same

A wireless (e.g., near field or rf) communication device, and methods of manufacturing and using the same are disclosed. The wireless communication device includes a receiver and/or transmitter, a substrate with an antenna thereon, an integrated circuit, and one or more protection lines.
Thin Film Electronics Asa

Time of flight estimation using an asymmetric scheme

Embodiments for accurately performing time of flight estimations are provided. These embodiments include using a first wireless device to monitor a wireless link and subsequently generate a wireless link estimation based on the monitoring.
Apple Inc.

System, method, and condition monitoring of food and other perishable products as well as environmentally sensitive industrial supply chains

The present invention relates to a system, method, and apparatus for monitoring food products. The system includes an integrated modular sensing device for monitoring food and environmentally sensitive industrial products, including a processor, at least two interfaces in communication with the processor and adapted to receive an electronic connection of at least two temperature sensor probes, at least one sensor in communication with the processor, the at least one sensor including at least one of the following: a motion sensor, a proximity sensor, a light sensor, or any combination thereof, and a wireless communication device programmed or configured to transmit food and environmentally sensitive industrial product data to at least one of a remote server and a remote device, and act as a gateway to receive sensory data from distributed sensors wirelessly and upload to cloud databases..
Inteligistics, Inc.

Motor vehicle artificial intelligence expert system dangerous driving warning and control system and method

Specifically programmed, integrated motor vehicle dangerous driving warning and control system and methods comprising at least one specialized communication computer machine including electronic artificial intelligence expert system decision making capability further comprising one or more motor vehicle electronic sensors for monitoring the motor vehicle and for monitoring activities of the driver and/or passengers including activities related to the use of cellular telephones and/or other wireless communication devices and further comprising electronic communications transceiver assemblies for communications with external sensor networks for monitoring dangerous driving situations, weather conditions, roadway conditions, pedestrian congestion and motor vehicle traffic congestion conditions to derive warning and/or control signals for warning the driver of dangerous driving situations and/or for controlling the motor vehicle driver use of said cellular telephone and/or other wireless communication devices.. .

Wireless communication device, wireless communication terminal, and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes: controlling circuitry configured to set at least one of: a first transmission prohibition period for a first network to which the wireless communication device belongs; or a second transmission prohibition period for a second network, and to determine, when a first frame addressed to another device is received in a case that the first transmission prohibition period is not set and the second transmission prohibition period is set, a state of a wireless medium based on comparing a reception level of the first frame with a threshold defined corresponding to one of the first network and the second network, to which a sender of the first frame belongs.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Mitigating scheduling conflicts in wireless communication devices

Exemplary embodiments include a method performed by a wireless device configured as a slave in a first piconet and configured as a master in a second piconet. The method includes determining whether the wireless device has data to transmit over the second piconet to an other wireless device, determining an availability of a full slot in a first piconet schedule, selecting a data transmission scheme based on the availability of the full slot in the first piconet schedule and transmitting the data via the second piconet to the other wireless device in accordance with the selected data transmission scheme..
Apple Inc.

Wireless communication device, wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes: a memory configured to store a plurality of radiation pattern selection policies on an antenna capable of changing a radiation pattern; and processing circuitry configured to detect an interference signal of a first channel by analyzing a signal received via the antenna; and select the radiation pattern selection policy from among the plurality of radiation pattern selection policies based on the interference signal of the first channel and change the radiation pattern of the antenna in accordance with the selected radiation pattern selection policy.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Terminal device, wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and computer program

[solution] provided is a terminal device including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a paging message from a base station; and a control unit configured to execute paging with respect to one or more other terminal devices that perform wireless communication with the base station via the terminal device on the basis of the paging message acquired by the acquisition unit.. .

Synchronized radio transmission for vehicle platooning

Wireless communications systems and methods related to transmission of platoon information. A first vehicle in a vehicle platoon obtains a first radio resource spanning a frequency channel and a time period for synchronous transmission with at least a second vehicle in the vehicle platoon.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Communication device and method therein for handling connection state changes in wireless communication network

A wireless communication device and method therein for handling connection state changes in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The wireless communication device comprises at least two sims, in which a first sim is in a first original connection state towards a first network node, a second sim is in a second original connection state towards a second network node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Method and lte cell search using multiple receivers of a mobile device

A method using multiple receivers of a wireless communication device to accelerate cell selection and reselection is disclosed. Multiple receivers of the wireless device are used to implement carrier aggregation in lte connected mode.
Apple Inc.

Wireless communication device

A wireless communication device of the present invention has a device information storage part that stores device information identifying another wireless communication device that can establish wireless communication. When transmitting data, the wireless communication device attaches transmission source neighboring device information stored in the device information storage part of the device to the data, and transmits the data to another wireless communication device.
Nec Corporation

Techniques and apparatuses for reducing delay when obtaining service

Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications. In some aspects, a wireless communication device may determine, concurrent with reading of one or more system information blocks (sibs) of a first frequency, acquisition information for a second frequency.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes: a first transmitter configured to transmit a first frame to instruct transmission prohibition to a first wireless communication device, and to transmit a signal to a second wireless communication device during a period in which the transmission is prohibited; and a first receiver configured to receive power reception amount information corresponding to the signal after the signal is transmitted.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

Disclosed are a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication device according to one embodiment comprises one or more processors.
Sony Corporation

Wireless communication device and method

A wireless communication device and method used in a base station side and a user equipment side. The wireless communication device used in the base station includes one or more processors configured to respectively configure, based on an antenna configuration of a base station and on a plurality of spatial dimensions, a downlink reference signal of the base station, and generate a control message comprising an indication indicating that the base station respectively transmits, on the plurality of spatial dimensions, the downlink reference signal, so as to be used in a user equipment served by the base station..
Sony Corporation

Receiving circuit, wireless communication module, and wireless communication device

A receiving circuit includes a plurality input nodes to receive an input signals and an output node to output a signal corresponding to the input signal. An amplifier in the circuit has an input terminal and an output terminal.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Configurable mixer

A method and apparatus are disclosed for a configurable mixer capable of operating in a linear, a legacy, and a low-power mode. In the linear mode, the configurable mixer is configured to operate as a double-balanced mixer to multiply a first differential signal by a second differential signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wireless communication device having a slot antenna

wireless communication device includes a casing having a body wall that includes an inner surface that surrounds an interior cavity of the casing. The casing has an edge that defines an opening to the interior cavity.
Tyco Electronics Corporation

Apparatus and methods for wireless gaming communications

A method of connecting a wireless device to an electronic gaming machine is described. The method includes broadcasting, though a wireless transceiver of the gaming machine, a discovery message to wireless communication devices within a broadcast range of the wireless transceiver.
Igt

System and methods for performing an adaptive access procedure on a multi-sim wireless communication device

Methods and systems are provided to perform an adaptive access procedure on a multi-subscriber identity module (sim) wireless communication device having at least a first sim and a second sim associated with a shared radio frequency (rf) resource. The wireless communication device may detect that signaling on a random access channel (rach) is required in order to establish access to a first network on a modem stack associated with the first sim, identify a first protection window having a duration based on timing of an expected response by the first network to signaling on the rach, and determine whether a tune-away period to decode a paging channel in a second network supported by the second sim is scheduled to occur within the first protection window.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wireless communication device, wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes a transmitter configured to transmit a first frame including first information required for uplink multi-user transmission without receiving a transmission request for the first information; and a receiver configured to receive a second frame.. .
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation

Method and data delivery to wireless communication devices

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving, from an application server, a data transfer request associated with delivery of data from the application server to a wireless communication device that is connected to a mobile communication network, determining a priority score for the data transfer request associated with the wireless communication device according to status information in a subscription profile associated with the wireless communication device, comparing the priority score for the data transfer request associated with the wireless communication device to a plurality of priority scores associated with a plurality of data transfer requests associated with deliver of data to a plurality of wireless communication devices that are connected to the mobile communication network to generate a transfer order mapping of a set of requests comprising the data transfer request and the plurality of data transfer requests, and transferring the data from the application server to the wireless communication device according to the transfer order mapping of the set of requests. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Communication control device, communication control method, and wireless communication device

There is provided a communication control device including an acquiring section that acquires first position related information relating to positions of one or more wireless communication devices among a plurality of access points that perform transmission of signals to a target device in parallel using an identical frequency resource and second position related information relating to a position of the target device, an estimating section that estimates a distance between the target device and each of the one or more wireless communication devices during the transmission on the basis of the first position related information and the second position related information, and a deciding section that decides transmission timing of each of the plurality of access points for the transmission on the basis of information that includes information on the estimated distance and relates to a distance between the target device and each of the plurality of access points.. .
Sony Corporation

Mobile wireless communication device and method

The disclosure relates to a mobile wireless communication device (101a-c) configured to communicate with a location management server (105) over a wireless communication network. The mobile wireless communication device (101a-c) is configured to be part of a cluster of mobile wireless communication devices managed on the basis of a clustering protocol, wherein the clustering protocol is configured to select one of the mobile wireless communication devices (101a-c) of the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices to be a cluster head for representing the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices.
Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf Gmbh

Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, and communication control method

A wireless communication apparatus configured to communicate with another wireless communication apparatus in a wireless network in accordance with a synchronized periods, includes a wireless communication device configured to send and receive a wireless signal with the other wireless communication apparatus, a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to acquire an index value related to a traffic amount within the wireless network, and determine, based on the index value, a first time length of a certain period during which the wireless communication device is in an on state in a single period of the synchronized periods.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Secure wireless communication device and method

The present invention provides a secure wireless device and a method for secure wireless communication between a secure wireless device and a mobile device using nfc. The devices have a common seed value, which may be provided to the secure wireless device by the mobile device when they are is physical contact.

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver receives n pieces of first data transmitted by n terminals in a multiplexed manner; generates combined data by combining a piece of second data with one of the n pieces of first data; decodes the n pieces of first data by using n decode processors selected from among m decode processors where m is an integer larger than n; and decodes the combined data by using a first decode processor, among the m decode processors, other than the n decode processors..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Wireless communication device with cavity-backed antenna comprising a bended patch or slot

A wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless communication device includes a metallic housing integrating at least one cavity-backed antenna.
Thomson Licensing

Space-independent coupling antenna

A transport mechanism and an antenna arrangement for facilitating the transmission/reception of a portable wireless communication device temporarily arranged in a passenger compartment of a transport. The antenna arrangement includes a supporting body having a shelf area and a flat antenna having an interface, wherein the shelf area holds the wireless communication terminal, the flat antenna is arranged parallel to the shelf area on or in the supporting body, and the interface connects via a wiring harness of the transport to an external antenna of the transport..
Volkswagen Ag

Lockbox access device and method with biometric security data

A lockbox access apparatus comprising a wireless communications device having a stored program configured to: cause the wireless communications device to communicate an access request to a lockbox; and receive lockbox identifying information from the lockbox. The wireless communication device is further configured to: record biometric identifying information of an individual; take entry from a user of non-biometric identifying information of the individual; and transmit the lockbox identifying information, the biometric identifying information, and the non-biometric identifying information to a remote destination..
Carrier Corporation

Patron service system and method

A method provides for using a wireless patron unit within a venue and within a vicinity of the venue. The method includes providing at least one patron with a wireless patron unit by either permitting the at least one patron to temporarily use a provided wireless patron unit that includes at least one venue specific application program, or by providing at least one venue specific application program to the at least one patron for downloading into a patron-owned wireless communication device that can be used during the at least one patron's visit to the venue.

Wireless communication device and communication control method

A wireless communication device includes a receiver that receives permission information indicating a period, in which device-to-device communication that does not traverse a base station is permitted, the period being one of non-communication periods imposed by cellular communication that traverses the base station, a determination unit that determines whether the period, in which the device-to-device communication is permitted, has started based on the permission information received by the receiver, and a device-to-device communication unit that performs the device-to-device communication when the determination unit determines that the period, in which the device-to-device communication is permitted, has started.. .
Fujitsu Limited

System and methods for performing an early radio link recovery procedure on a multi-subscriber identity module wireless communication device

A wireless communication device may have at least a first subscriber identification module (sim) and a second sim associated with a shared radio frequency (rf) resource. The wireless communication device may determine whether some or all of a critical radio resource control (rrc) control message from a first network supported by the first sim was missed during a tune-away.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Apparatuses and methods for propagating packets in a wireless mesh network supporting both flooding-based and routing-based relaying

A wireless communication device, serving as an edge node in a wireless mesh network, is provided. The wireless communication device includes a wireless transceiver and a controller.
Mediatek Inc.

Wireless mobile communication apparatus, wireless communication method and program

Provided is a portable wireless communication device including: a relative position storage unit configured to store a relative position of each of a plurality of partner communication devices; a movement information reception unit configured to sequentially receive movement destination information indicating a movement destination of each of the plurality of partner communication devices; a relative position update unit configured to update the relative position of each of the plurality of partner communication devices based on the movement destination information; a transmission instruction unit configured to receive specification of a communication direction by a user, and to identify one of the partner communication devices based on the communication direction and the relative position of each of the partner communication devices; and a data transmission unit configured to transmit data to the identified partner communication device.. .
Rakuten, Inc.

Network node of a time division duplex system, and arrangement, method, and computer program therefor

A method of a network node of a time division duplex (tdd) system is disclosed. The method comprises acquiring a maximum cell synchronization error, determining a number of symbols of a partial uplink subframe (pusf) based on the maximum cell synchronization error, and transmitting an indication of a pusf configuration to at least one pusf capable wireless communication device, wherein the pusf configuration indicates the determined number of symbols of the pusf.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Wireless communicating method and associated wireless communication device

A wireless communication method includes setting at least one specific subfield of a control field in a report frame, and transmitting the report frame to an access point for communicating with the access point on uplink (ul) orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma). In addition, the wireless communication method is performed by a program code loaded from a storage device of a wireless communication device and executed by a processor of the wireless communication device..
Mediatek Inc.

Embedding digital content within a digital photograph during capture of the digital photograph

A wireless communication device comprises position determining system, a digital imaging system and a photograph customization system coupled to the position locating system and the digital imaging system. The position determining system is configured to provide information indicating a current position of the wireless communication device.
Pixmarx The Spot, Llc

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

If a search signal from an external device received through wireless communication does not include unique information of a searched device, it is determined whether or not the external device has been registered as a communication partner. If it is determined that the external device has been registered as a communication partner, registration of the external device is cancelled.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Wireless communication system and wireless communication device

An av center 2 includes a wireless communication section 22, a power supply section 25 that is for supplying power supply voltage to respective sections, and a microcomputer 21. A wireless speaker 3 includes a wireless communication section 32, a power supply section 35 that is for supplying power supply voltage to respective sections, and a microcomputer 31.

Data channel resource allocation

Wireless communications systems and methods related to allocating resource blocks and resource block groups in a system band in order to reduce overhead associated with resource allocation. To reduce overhead, the wireless communication device communicates a signal in a control channel that indicates a general area and a resource block in the general area that stores data.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and dynamic routing of low power wide area wireless communication devices

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, identifying, by a processing system including a processor, a first radio access node of a mobile communication network that is overloaded according to information associated with a plurality of narrow band wireless devices connected to the first radio access node, identifying, by the processing system, a second radio access node of the mobile communication network responsive to determining that the first radio access node is overloaded, and commanding, by the processing system, the second radio access node to increase output power to cause a first narrow band wireless device of the plurality of narrow band wireless devices to transition from connection with the first radio access node to connection with the second radio access node. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Apparatuses and methods for cell measurements

Examples described herein relate to systems and methods for a wireless communication device to manage cell measurements, including, but not limited to, performing measurements based on a first measurement configuration message received from a network, receiving a second measurement configuration message from the network before the measurements based on the first measurement configuration message are completed, and continuing to perform measurements based on the first measurement configuration message after receiving the second measurement configuration message.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method, apparatus, and system for providing encryption or integrity protection in a wireless network

A core network node identifies a non-usim based authentication procedure to be utilized by a wireless communication device, wcd, being served by the core network node. The node obtains a session key associated with the identified non-usim based authentication procedure.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Mechanisms for single user (su) and multiple user (mu) transmission and association via polling within wireless communications

A wireless communication device (alternatively, device) includes a processor 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 processor, among other possible circuitries, components, elements, etc.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Wireless communication device, wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes: a receiver configured to receive a plurality of first frames each including first information required for uplink multi-user transmission; and a transmitter configured to transmit a second frame generated on the basis of the first information included in the plurality of first frames. The transmitter does not transmit a transmission request for the first information before the first frames are received.
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation

Wireless communication device, terminal device, and method

A wireless communication device including a control unit configured to generate information for a terminal device based on information acquired from the terminal device. The control unit outputs a reference signal on a first beam generated with at least two or more different first weighting matrices, generates a second weighting matrix specific to a terminal device in accordance with information transmitted from the terminal device in accordance with the reference signal, and outputs data for the terminal device on a second beam with the first weighting matrices and the second weighting matrix.
Sony Corporation

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

The present disclosure relates to a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. A wireless communication device according to an embodiment comprises at least one processor.
Sony Corporation

Writing data to printed matter with embedded wireless devices

A method of writing digital data to a plurality of printed business cards (1) provided in a printed sheet (10), each business card comprising a wireless communication chip (7) to which the digital data is written, the method comprising: determining relevant pieces of digital data corresponding to the printed sheet (10); writing, using a plurality of wireless communication devices (30), the relevant digital data to each of the wireless communication chips (7); testing each wireless communication chip (7) to determine if there are any inactive wireless communication chips for which the digital data has not been successfully written to the wireless communication chip; and enabling positive visual identification of the inactive wireless communication chips (7).. .
Moo Print Limited

Antenna and wireless communication device

A small-size antenna for wireless communication includes a conductive reflector, a dielectric substrate disposed on the conductive reflector, a radiation module that is disposed on the main surface of the dielectric substrate so as to emit radio waves, a power supply configured to supply power to the radiation module disposed on the main surface of the dielectric substrate, and a plurality of split-ring resonators that are disposed in an area between the radiation module and the conductive reflector on the main surface of the dielectric substrate. The conductive reflector reflects radio waves emitted by the radiation module towards the conductive reflector.
Nec Corporation

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a housing, a first connecting portion, a matching unit, a second connecting portion, and a first switching circuit. The housing defines a slot, a first gap, and a second gap.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Waveguide and antenna extending connection coverage

A wearable wireless communication device comprises a transceiver positioned on a first side of the device, the transceiver comprising a first antenna configured to receive radio frequency (rf) signals transmitted toward the first side of the device. The device is wearable about an object that attenuates reception, by the first antenna, of rf signals transmitted toward a second side of the device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure which is switchable between low, middle, and high frequencies includes a metal housing, a feed portion, a resonance portion, and a connecting portion. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Directional coupler and wireless communication device using the same

Disclosed herein is a directional coupler that includes a main line configured to transmit a high-frequency signal, a sub line electromagnetically coupled to the main line, and a ground pattern positioned at least partially between the main line and the sub line in a plan view. The sub line includes a low pass filter having an inductance pattern and a capacitor.
Tdk Corporation

Method using a mobile computing device to improve bluetooth anti-lost reminder in precise positioning and remindering

Systems and methods for precise location and tracking of a bag, wallet or luggage body. The system having a bag, wallet or luggage body having an anti-lost communication device attached to the bag, wallet or luggage body, the anti-lost communication device comprising a wireless communication device; and an application on a mobile computing device in communication with the wireless communication device, wherein the application issues a reminder on the mobile computing device when it determines the wireless communication device is a predetermined distance from the mobile computing device or the wireless communication device has lost communication with the mobile computing device..

Wireless communication device, manufacturing same, seal fitted with rfic element, and producing same

In a wireless communication device, radiation conductors including a first and second end portions are reformed on an upper surface of a radiation conductor base material. First and second terminal electrodes are provided at a same or substantially the same interval as the first and second end portions, on a lower surface of a rfic element.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

Provided is a wireless communication device, comprising: a verifying module, configured to perform identity verification on user of the wireless communication device; a first accessing module, configured to establish, when the verifying module verifies the user successfully, a cloud service connection with cloud server end of the user via a wireless communication network; a second accessing module, configured to establish a short-range wireless connection with one or more external terminal device(s); and a transmitting module, configured to relay data between the external terminal device and the cloud server end via the short-range wireless connection and the cloud service connection. One wireless communication device provides a uniform access and verification processing of a cloud service for one user, so that lower design requirement is required from various terminal devices of the user, and costs of the terminal devices can be reduced..
Isoft Power Technology Ltd.

Wireless mobile communication apparatus, wireless communication method and program

In order to enable wireless communication to/from an intended partner user's portable wireless communication device to be reliably established, provided is a portable wireless communication device, including first attitude information acquisition means for acquiring first attitude information indicating a roll angle or a pitch angle of the portable wireless communication device; second attitude information reception means for receiving, via wireless communication, second attitude information indicating a roll angle or a pitch angle of a partner communication device from the partner communication device; and determination means for determining whether or not to establish a communication connection to the partner communication device based on a bearing of each of the portable wireless communication device and the partner communication device, the first attitude information, and the second attitude information.. .
Rakuten, Inc.

Wireless communication device and method

A wireless communication device comprises: a transceiver being configured to measure a plurality of interference powers associated with a plurality of radio resources; and a processor being configured to determine, on the basis of the plurality of interference powers, conflicting radio resources of the wireless communication device. The transceiver is further configured to transmit data identifying the conflicting radio resources of the wireless communication device to at least one other wireless communication device and to receive data identifying conflicting radio resources of the at least one other wireless communication device.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Object location tracking using mobile communication device

An object location tracking system may include an object, a mobile communication device, and a data storage system. The object may include a wireless short range communication system that wirelessly transmits object identification information over a short range that uniquely identifies the object.
Twych Innovation, Inc.

Methods and devices for cell edge robustness of pdcch

A method performed in a base station includes the base station determining a level of interference in a channel between the base station and the wireless communication device based on a signal-to-noise-ratio (snr) in the channel. The base station determines, in accordance with the determined interference, whether to use a predetermined power level to transmit a message to the wireless communication device.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Wireless communication device

A wireless communication device is provided. The wireless communication device comprises a circuit board and a loop antenna.
Asustek Computer Inc.

Fuel dispensing environment utilizing improved wireless network topology

A retail fueling environment comprising a plurality of fuel dispensers located in a forecourt area of the fueling environment. A central controller operative to communicate with a remote payment authorization system to authorize payment of fueling transactions is also provided.
Gilbarco Inc.

Head mounted display content capture and sharing

A virtual reality goggle includes a goggle shaped body having multiple cameras mounted thereon. A display is supported by the goggle shaped body.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Mobile telephone dog training tool and method

A mobile telephone adapts to use as a gundog training tool by interfacing with a dog collar using a wireless communication device, such as a wwan text or ip interface, a wlan interface or a radio transceiver that couples to the mobile telephone and is accessible to a training application running on the mobile telephone. The dog collar includes a gps receiver to provide position information to the mobile telephone and a shock device to provide training stimulus to the dog.
Specifi-kali, Llc

Enhanced channel allocation over multi-channel wireless networks

The invention relates to a method and system for simultaneous transmission of data from two or more wireless communication device during a transmission opportunity otherwise reserved for a single communication device. The invention proposes collaboration among the group of communication devices to reserve a transmission opportunity on a composite channel comprising of a plurality of sub-channels for the entire group and to efficiently manage allocation of the sub-channels for simultaneous data transmission from two or more devices.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and apparatus enabling deployment information controlled connection procedures in a wireless network

There is provided a method performed by an access point, ap, 100; 200; 300; 400 in a wireless local area network, wlan, comprising a plurality of aps. The method comprises the step of providing a wireless communication device 1000; 2000; 3000; 4000 served by said ap (100; 200; 300; 400) with deployment information relevant to said wlan to enable said wireless communication device 1000; 2000; 3000; 4000 to decide, based at least partially on the deployment information, whether to initiate a scan for a different ap in the wlan to connect to.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Antenna configuration for compact glucose monitor

A wearable glucose monitor may include a compact having an antenna positioned on a housing of the glucose monitor to allow the size of the antenna to be larger than a printed circuit board of the glucose monitor positioned internal to the housing. The antenna may be communicatively coupled to a wireless communication device, such as a transceiver on the pcb, to transmit glucose level measurements to an external device through low-frequency radio signals.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Wireless lighting control

A modular wireless lighting control device includes a wireless interface device that includes a wireless transceiver, a first controller, and a power supply. The wireless transceiver is in electrical communication with the first controller.
Cooper Technologies Company

Method for use in wireless communication device reporting ack/nack in dynamic tdd configurations, wireless communication device, and computer-readable product

The present disclosure relates to a method for use in a wireless communication device reporting ack or nack in dynamic tdd configurations. In the method, an indication of a reference ul tdd configuration and a reference dl tdd configuration is indicated.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Communication device and method therein for selecting cell and radio access technology in wireless communication network

A wireless communication device and method therein for selecting cell and radio access technology, rat, in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The wireless communication device comprises multiple receiving modules and at least two subscriber identity modules, sims.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Light-weight rrc connection setup in multi-rat network

The present disclosure generally relates to the field of radio resource control (rrc). More specifically, the present disclosure relates to techniques of supporting and initiating rrc connection establishment in a wireless communication network.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Wireless communication device

A wireless communication device includes a wireless transceiver, an analog-to-digital converter (adc), and a processor. The adc is configured to read a sensing value to generate a piece of sensing data.
Gemtek Technology Co.,ltd.

Multi-rate overlay mode in wireless communication systems

A method performed by a first wireless communication device is provided, which includes exchanging rate information with a second wireless communication device in response to a determination that the second wireless communication device is configured with the multi-rate extension mechanism, wherein the first and second wireless communication devices support two or more different data transfer rates that are faster or slower than a legacy data transfer rate specified by the legacy protocol; determining an appropriate data transfer rate based on the rate information and link quality information regarding a communication link between the first and second wireless communication devices; and communicating the appropriate data transfer rate to the second wireless communication device, wherein the appropriate data transfer rate is utilized during communication between the first and second wireless communication devices.. .
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Wireless communication device having a multi-band slot antenna with a parasitic element

wireless communication device includes a conductive wall having an antenna slot. The wireless communication device also includes an antenna sub-assembly positioned relative to the antenna slot to form a multi-band slot antenna.
Tyco Electronics Corporation

Fast gps recovery using map vector data

Methods and apparatuses to assist a global positioning system (gps) module to determine gps position estimates for a wireless communication device is disclosed. Processing circuitry in the wireless communication device determines a potential or an actual inaccuracy in a gps position estimate obtained from a gps module.
Apple Inc.

Generating crowd-sourced navigation data

Various embodiments include methods and a server implementing the methods for generating crowd-sourced navigation data. The methods may include receiving, by a server, location data from a plurality of wireless communication devices, and generating, by the server, topological map data based on the location data received from the plurality of wireless communication devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wireless communication system and wireless communication method

A wireless user equipment performing wireless communication in a primary and a secondary frequency bands, a first wireless access point ap performing the wireless communication in the primary frequency band, and a second wireless base transceiver station bts performing the wireless communication in the secondary frequency band are included. The ap and the bts are connected to each other through a network.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

Method and dynamic data path selection for narrow band wireless communication

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, querying a domain name server for status information associated with a set of service capability exposure function (scef) nodes associated with providing data capability for a wireless communication device in a mobile communication network, receiving, from the domain name server, status information associated with a set of scef nodes that are selected, selecting a first scef node from the set of scef nodes according to the status information for the set of scef nodes, initiating a first non-ip packet data network connection with the first scef node, initiating a user plane packet data network connection with a serving gateway node of the mobile communication network, wherein the serving gateway node includes a serving gateway and a packet data network gateway, and selecting the first non-ip packet data network connection or the user plane packet data network connection as a delivery path for data to transfer between the wireless communication device and an external application server according to a data volume associated with a request for the transfer. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Radio cell arrangement in high speed scenario

Antenna nodes are controlled to maintain a respective radio cell, each cell having one and the same physical cell identity. The antenna nodes are further controlled to maintain the respective radio cell in a single direction substantially along a path such that each wireless communication device, during movement in a movement direction along the path, can connect either to consecutive antenna nodes towards which the wireless communication device is moving or connect to consecutive antenna nodes away from which the wireless communication device is moving..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Service discovery

A technique for service discovery is provided. According to an example embodiment, the technique comprises creating in a wireless communication device and in dependence of a service authentication key associated with a service available in the wireless communication device, a concealed service identifier for identification of said service, constructing a service information message comprising a device identifier assigned for said wireless communication device and said concealed service identifier, and transmitting said service information message from the wireless communication device over a wireless link to one or more further wireless communication devices..
Nokia Technologies Oy

Billing engine and use

A wireless communication device associated with a mobile operator network transmits an authentication request for network access via a wireless access point (ap) using a transceiver other than the cellular network transceiver. Device authentication can occur directly with the mobile operator network or via a proxy server.
Mobilitie, Llc

Method and quadrature signal modulation

Methods and apparatus for facilitating wireless communication using digital quadrature amplitude modulation are disclosed. A mapping module electronic component of a wireless communication device utilizes a signal constellation for quadrature modulating a signal for transmission or quadrature demodulating a received signal.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Antenna and wireless communication device

To provide a compact antenna capable of corresponding to a plurality of frequency bands. In a first frequency characteristic adjustment unit, the susceptance thereof varies according to a frequency of an input signal.
Nec Corporation

Remotely connected car internet of things key

A motor vehicle remote monitoring arrangement includes a motor vehicle having a wireless communication device transmitting a vehicle status signal. A vehicle key receives the vehicle status signal via a mobile electronic device and provides an indication to a user of the vehicle.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Electronic apparatus, wireless communication device, and power control method

An electronic apparatus includes circuitry and a wireless communication device. The circuitry controls the electronic apparatus to transition between a first power mode in which the electronic apparatus performs predetermined functions, and a second power mode in which the electronic apparatus consumes power less than that of the first power mode.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Short-range wireless communication system and short-range wireless communication device

A short-range wireless communication system mounted on a vehicle includes a master device and slave devices. Each of the master device and slave devices is a short-range wireless communication device that communicates with a mobile terminal located in a communication range to perform a wireless communication.
Denso Corporation

Electronic acoustic stethoscope with ecg

A noninvasive system for detecting and processing pcg and ecg waveforms includes an electronic acoustic stethoscope and a server computer. Heart sounds of a patient are measured using an acoustic transducer of a chestpiece of the electronic acoustic stethoscope, the heart sounds are sent to an earpiece of the electronic acoustic stethoscope, and a pcg waveform is created.

Heating curtain rod with integrated speakers

A shower curtain and window curtain hanging structure provides constant stream of heated air as well as the ability to sound audio from an external source. The hanging structure includes a tubular body, an at least one heating fan assembly, an at least one rechargeable battery, an at least one waterproof speaker, and a wireless communication device.

Systems and methods for facilitating the transition of a wireless communication device (wcd) from a cell_fach state to a cell_dch state

In one aspect, a method for facilitating the transition of a wireless communication device, wcd, (102) from a cell_fach state to a cell_dch state is provided. In some embodiments, the method includes determining that the wcd (102) should transition from the cell_fach to the cell_dch cell state.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Wakeup devices in power saving mode

A computer device may include a memory storing instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to select a broadcast method for a wakeup signal for a wireless communication device; instruct a base station to broadcast the wakeup signal using the selected broadcast method; and provide information identifying the selected broadcast method to the wireless communication device. The processor may be further configured to receiving a wakeup request from a machine-type communication interworking function (mtc-iwf) device; map the received wakeup request to a wakeup signature beacon signal associated with the wireless communication device; and instruct the base station to transmit a wakeup signature beacon signal to the wireless communication device based on the received wakeup request..
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, wireless communication terminal, and program

A wireless communication device determines the optimal handover destination based on data related to the communicated object. A wireless communication device has a first wireless communicator 34a that communicates by a first wireless communication method; a second wireless communicator 34b that communicates by a second wireless communication method having a slower communication speed than the first wireless communication method; and a first controller 32 configured to control the first wireless communicator 34a and second wireless communicator 34b.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Wireless communication device

A wireless communication device used in a vehicle is provided, includes a communicator that performs wireless communication with a service provider terminal, a vehicle condition acquirer that acquires a condition of the vehicle, a correspondence storage that stores a correspondence of what type of service is available under what condition of the vehicle, and an availability determiner that determines whether the service provided by the service provider terminal is available under the condition of the vehicle acquired by the vehicle condition acquirer, based on service type information included received by the communicator, the condition of the vehicle acquired by the vehicle condition acquirer, and the correspondence stored in the correspondence storage. When the availability determiner determines that the service is unavailable, the communicator does not open a service channel designated by the service provider terminal..
Denso Corporation

Communication system

A communication system 20 includes a short-range wireless communication device 45 installed in a vehicle 10. The short-range wireless communication device 45 is a device capable of performing short-range wireless communication with a portable communication terminal 46.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Techniques and apparatuses for connection termination in a multi-subscriber identity module (multi-sim) device

Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications. In some aspects, a wireless communication device may identify a completion of internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) activity associated with an ims only subscription of the wireless communication device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and reducing harq feedback latency

A method for use in a wireless communication device for controlling hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) process includes: determining a prediction of decoding result of a received data block based on at least signal strength of at least one of the received data block, a received control block, and a received reference signal; and sending a harq feedback message to another wireless communication device from which the received data block is transmitted according to the prediction decoding result.. .
Htc Corporation

Method and unsolicited block acknowledgements

A method and apparatus for establishing unsolicited block acknowledgements is provided. During a process, at a first wireless device, to associate with a basic service set that includes a second wireless communication device, the first wireless device transmits, via a controller and using a radio: an indication that the first wireless communication device supports block acknowledgements; and at least one common block acknowledgement parameter defining unsolicited block acknowledgement.
Peraso Technologies Inc.

Method and beamforming training in basic service set discovery

A method and apparatus for beamforming training in basic service set discovery is provided. Beacon data is transmitted from a first wireless communication device, the beacon data comprising: beacon data parameters for operation of a basic service set: and beamforming data that includes receive beamforming training fields.
Peraso Technologies Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member and a first feed source. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member, a first radiator, and an isolating portion. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member, a feed portion, a ground portion and a radiating portion. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first radiating portion, a second g radiating portion, a third radiating portion, and a signal feed source. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a housing, a first feed portion, a first ground portion, and a second ground portion. The housing defines a slot, a first groove, and a gap.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a feed portion, and a ground portion. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first feed portion, a first ground portion, a second ground portion, and a radiator. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first feed source, and a first switching circuit. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first feed source, a first ground portion, and a first switching circuit. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a switching circuit, and a first feed source. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first feed source, and a first radiator. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first feed source, and a first radiator. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first radiator, and an isolating portion. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first feed source, and a second feed source. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first resonance portion, a second resonance portion, an extending portion, and a signal feed source. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member including a front frame and a side frame. The side frame defines a slot.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member and an extending section. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member, a first matching circuit, and a second matching circuit. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member, a first feed portion, a first ground portion and a second ground portion. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metallic member, a radiating portion, and a second matching circuit. The metallic member includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure includes a metal housing, a first ground portion, a second ground portion, a first feed source, and a coupling portion. The metal housing includes a front frame, a backboard, and a side frame.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Rectifying element, producing same, and wireless communication device

There is provided a rectifying element which is provided with an insulating base, (a) a pair of electrodes composed of a first electrode and a second electrode and (b) a semiconductor layer arranged between the pair of electrodes, wherein the components (a) and (b) are provided on a first surface of the insulating base. The rectifying element is configured such that the semiconductor layer (b) contains carbon nanotube composites each of which comprises a carbon nanotube and a conjugated polymer adhered onto at least a part of the surface of the carbon nanotube.
Toray Industries, Inc.

Vehicle monitoring & identification system

A vehicle monitoring and traffic enforcement system in which a wireless communication device is associated with motor vehicles. The device will transmit vehicle identification data which is relayed to a database which maintains current information concerning insurance law compliance, motor vehicle registration and licensing compliance, traffic citations and other information if a violation or compliance failure is noted, this is transmitted to a law enforcement agency and a nearby law enforcement vehicle a law enforcement officer may be required to pursue the vehicle depending on the violation and traffic conditions the system uses gps and gis technology to provide law enforcement with a real time display which will not only show the vehicle being tracked but also a map of the area showing roads, traffic conditions and even the location of other law enforcement or emergency vehicles so that officials may make a safe and fast response to situations..

Advanced accessible pedestrian system for signalized traffic intersections

Pedestrian call systems with bidirectional communication between pedestrian call stations and traffic controllers are arranged so as to detect system errors, to provide the ability for pedestrians to provide input as to the need for the system to provide an opportunity for the pedestrian to cross the intersection, and to provide notification capability in the event of an emergency. Communications are provided via wireless communication devices, and systems can be configured and monitored using a web browser.
Dick Campbell Company

Aoa determination method and associated wireless communication device and radio base station

The present disclosure provides a method implemented in a wireless communication device for determining an angle of arrival (aoa) of a wireless signal received at the wireless communication device. The method comprises estimating the aoa of the wireless signal, determining that the estimated aoa is ambiguous and acquiring signal strength measurements for the wireless signal received at two other wireless communication devices, which are located substantively symmetrically about a normal of the wireless communication device's antenna array.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

General packet radio service tunneling protocol multiplexing

Systems, methods, and software described herein provide enhancements for data communications between a wireless access node and a wireless network gateway. In one implementation, a method of operating a wireless network includes, in the wireless access node, receiving data packets, via wireless signaling, from a plurality of wireless communication devices, generating gprs tunneling protocol (gtp) packets for the data packets, and generating a wrapper for the gtp packets, wherein the wrapper is used to multiplex the gtp packets in a user datagram protocol (udp) packet.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.

Listen before talk (lbt) in wireless communications

A wireless communication device (alternatively, device, wdev, etc.) includes at least one processing circuitry configured to support communications with other wdev(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.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes: controlling circuitry configured to change a value of a first parameter in accordance with a history of uplink multi-user transmission or whether capability of uplink multi-user transmission is in an enabled or disabled state, the first parameter defining an upper limit of duration during which a wireless medium is allowed to be occupied; and a transmitter configured to transmit a first frame.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Device and controlling transmission power

A method of controlling transmission power used for wireless transmission in a wireless communication device including calculating a remaining power level of a third period based on a tolerant power level of a first period and a remaining power level of a second period, the third period included in the first period and being a period from a current time to a point in time following the current time, the second period being a period from the current time to a point in time preceding the current time, calculating a transmission power level of the third period based on a target power level and the remaining power level of the third period, and generating a power control signal for determining a power level of a transmission signal unit based on the transmission power level of the third period may be provided.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Dynamic link monitoring to resolve imbalance in laa/lte radio resource allocation

A wireless communication device (ue) may monitor grants received from respective cells associated with one or more first (e.g. Licensed) frequency band(s) and one or more second (e.g.
Apple Inc.

Mobile wireless communication device activation systems and methods

An exemplary mobile device activation system may receive, by way of a mobile device not currently activated on a mobile network, a request to initiate an activation process to activate the mobile device on the mobile network, authenticate the mobile device to a user account associated with the mobile network, establish an activation session with the authenticated mobile device, receive, during the activation session and by way of the authenticated mobile device, user input indicating a user-selected activation parameter for the authenticated mobile device, and activate the authenticated mobile device on the mobile network based on the user-selected activation parameter for the authenticated mobile device.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Bcc enabled key management system

A system with a wireless communication device and one or more wearable communication devices 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

Wireless system using different bands in the transmit and receive direction and applying frequency shifts for bandwidth expansion

A wireless access point is configured to communicate in millimeter wave frequency bands in the downlink direction and in sub-6 ghz frequency bands in the uplink direction. The wireless access point includes a signal processing circuit configured to generate different spatial streams signals and a frequency shift circuit configured to apply different frequency shifts to the different spatial streams signals.
Phazr, Inc.

Termination circuit, wireless communication device and termination method

A termination circuit terminates a transmission line through which a signal in a high frequency range propagates with excellent termination characteristics. The termination circuit includes a transmission line through which a high frequency signal propagates and capacitive elements terminating the high frequency signal from the transmission line.
Nec Corporation

Frequency selective surface, wireless communication device, and radar device

Provided is a frequency selective surface including a conductor plane (101), nine loop slots (102) each formed to be surrounded by the conductor plane (101), and a capacitance component (103) disposed to straddle the loop slots (102) in a width direction, both ends of the capacitance component being connected to the conductor plane (101) at a position near the loop slots (102). The conductor plane (101) and the loop slots (102) each formed to be surrounded by the conductor plane (101) constitute a unit cell (110).
Nec Corporation

Knitting needles and crochet hooks and systems

Crochet hooks and knitting needles configured with devices and systems to assist a user in counting, tracking and following a crocheting or knitting pattern, either automatically or manually. A crochet hook or knitting needle is provided with an integrated electronic or manual counting system or device.

Wireless communication device and wireless communication system

A wireless communication device that communicates with a plurality of slave units, including: a transmitter that transmits a data transmission instruction including a first identification information of a single slave unit among the plurality of slave units; a receiver that receives data corresponding to the data transmission instruction from the single slave unit; wherein the transmitter transmits to the plurality of slave units acknowledgment data which has incorporated second identification information into an acknowledgment to the data received from the single slave unit, the second identification information indicating another slave unit which transmits data corresponding to a next data transmission instruction to the wireless communication device.. .
Fujitsu Component Limited

Wireless communication system and wireless communication device

A wireless communication system includes a first wireless communication device supporting a first wireless connection or a second wireless connection, and a second wireless communication device operating as an access point identified by network identification information including first identification information for use in the first wireless connection and second identification information for use in the second wireless connection, and the first wireless communication device is wirelessly connected to the second wireless communication device on the basis of the first identification information or the second identification information, both of which are included in the network identification information.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

System and digital communication between computing devices

A wireless communication device, comprising radio frequency transceivers which transmit outbound messages to targeted receivers, and receive the inbound messages addressed to the respective transceiver; each having a processor which controls the transceiver to establish communication sessions according to a protocol, and processes targeting and address information. The transceiver communicates with a telephone device having a telephone address book containing information which defines the targets and address for a telephone network and perhaps other networks.
Gotenna Inc.

Methods and systems for selecting sim card

The present invention discloses methods and systems for selecting at least one sim card for data communication at a wireless communication device which is capable of housing a plurality of sim cards. When a switching condition is satisfied, the wireless communication device selects a second sim card group, and disconnects one or more connections established using any non-second group sim card.
Pismo Labs Technology Limited

System and access control via mobile device

A system is described for controlling an actuating unit that restricts physical access such as a motorized garage door actuator unit. The system comprises a mobile wireless communication device, an electro-mechanical access control security device, and a receiving unit controlling the electro-mechanical access control security device, the receiving unit paired with the mobile wireless communication device for receiving user input for activating the electro-mechanical access control security device via a peer-to-peer communication directly with the mobile wireless communication device, and a pre-authorization of communication of the receiving unit with the mobile wireless communication device, the mobile wireless communication device receiving the pre-authorization from a central security server..
Delphian Systems, Llc

Wireless communication device

A wireless communication device including: a memory that stores a setting content of a beacon terminal to be rewritten, identification information of the beacon terminal, and a flag indicating whether the setting of the beacon terminal has been already rewritten, the setting content, the identification information and the flag being associated with each other; and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to: acquire data broadcasted from the beacon terminal; and transmit the setting content to the beacon terminal, and cause the beacon terminal to change the setting when identification information of the beacon terminal included in the data acquired from the beacon terminal is identical with the identification information stored into the memory, changing the setting of the beacon terminal is not completed and a strength of a received signal from the beacon terminal is equal to or more than a threshold value.. .
Fujitsu Component Limited

Object location tracking using mobile communication device

An object location tracking system may include an object, a mobile communication device, and a data storage system. The object may include a wireless short range communication system that wirelessly transmits object identification information over a short range that uniquely identifies the object.
Twych Innovation, Inc.

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

A wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication device includes one or more processors.
Sony Corporation

Hs-scch order recovery in multi-subscriber identity module (sim) wireless communication devices

Examples described herein relate to managing communications on a first subscription and a second subscription of a multi-subscriber identity module (sim) wireless communication device via a radio frequency (rf) resource, including, but not limited to, tuning the rf resource away from the second subscription to the first subscription, detecting a network-set activation state of a secondary cell associated with the first subscription, and adjusting the activation state of the secondary cell based on the network-set activation state.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wireless communication device and power measurement device equipped with the same

The present invention provides a wireless communication device that can receive a high frequency signal with a high sensitivity by reducing the noise received from a dc-dc converter, as well as a power measurement device equipped with such a wireless communication device. According to an embodiment, a wireless communication device includes: a switching-type dc-dc converter; a balun configured with a coil to output a differential signal based on a wirelessly received high frequency signal; a low noise amplifier driven by an output voltage of the dc-dc converter to process the differential signal output from the balun; and a ground voltage line that couples the low noise amplifier to a ground voltage source.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Medication containers incorporating wireless communication devices and methods for manufacturing such containers

Medication containers are provided with a body having a wireless communication device secured to a lower surface of the body. The wireless communication device includes an rfid chip and a slot-loop hybrid antenna electrically coupled to the rfid chip.
Avery Dennison Retail Information Services, Llc

Overloaded communication session

A method of providing information responsive to a request from a wireless communication device involves receiving an information request from a mobile device and generating responsive information for the information request, transmitting a first portion of the responsive information to the mobile device in a first communication session, and transmitting a second portion of the responsive information to the mobile device in a second, overloaded communication session.. .
Google Inc.

Wireless communication device and wireless communication terminal

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device includes a transmitter configured to transmit a first field containing information to identify a plurality of wireless communication terminals, and configured to multiplex and transmit a plurality of second fields in each of which a first frame containing an address of any of the wireless communication terminals is set; and a controller configured to determine, for the first frames, values pertaining to lengths of durations to suppress access to a wireless medium to the wireless communication terminal having an address different from the address contained in each of the first frames. The transmitter is configured to set the values in the first frames, the second fields, or the first field.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Communication timing control method, communication service system and wireless communication terminal

A communication timing control method for a communication service system provided with wireless communication devices, a wireless network, and an upper server groups the wireless communication devices using device information including characteristics of a service provided to the wireless communication devices entering the communication service system via the wireless network, characteristics of communication data handled in an execution application for receiving the provided service, and transfer characteristics of the wireless communication devices receiving the provided service. Next, a group-specific communication timing is determined for the grouped wireless communication devices.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

Channel bonding techniques for wireless networks

Channel bonding techniques for wireless networks are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a memory and logic for a wireless communication device, at least a portion of the logic implemented in circuitry coupled to the memory, the logic to generate a channel bonding request frame for transmission to a remote device, the channel bonding request frame to comprise first channel information indicating a plurality of locally-clear wireless channels, the logic to identify, based on second channel information comprised in a received channel bonding response frame, a bonded channel set comprising two or more of the plurality of locally-clear wireless channels, and generate a data frame for transmission to the remote device via a combined bandwidth of the bonded channel set.

Identifying communication paths based on packet data network gateway status reports

A long term evolution (lte) network connects wireless communication devices to an internet. In the lte network, a packet data network gateway (p-gw) exchanges user communications between the wireless communication devices and the internet.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.

Channel selection in unlicensed bands using peer-to-peer communication via the backhaul network

A system for wireless communication devices using a frequency band shared by other devices, which performs channel and power allocation without operator intervention or a shared coordination device, in which all devices in a local area called a group, perform the same channel and power allocation using their own local data about their network and that of their group, which is shared along with data from the other devices in the group, using the backhaul network to exchange information with other devices in the group for providing better radio communication performance for the members of the group.. .
Forsvarets Forskningsinstitutt

Wireless communication device, wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device, includes a receiver configured to receive a first field, receive at least one of a plurality of second fields having been multiplexed and transmitted, and decode the one of the second fields to obtain a frame in a case where first information identifying the wireless communication device is not set in the first field, and a controller configured to suppress access to a wireless medium during a period indicated by a value set in the frame.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Communication apparatus and retransmission control method

Provided is a wireless communication device. A phich reception unit determines whether a received signal in a phich region is an ack signal or a nack signal.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

A wireless communication device transmits data to multiple wireless terminals at the same timing. The wireless communication device includes a complement calculation part configured to calculate the amount of complement for transmission data for each wireless terminal among multiple wireless terminals on multiple subcarriers distributed and assigned thereto, a complementation part configured to complement transmission data using the amount of complement calculated for each wireless terminal, and a transmitter configured to transmit the complemented transmission data to multiple wireless terminals via multiple subcarriers.
Kddi Corporation

Preamble design within wireless communications

A wireless communication device (alternatively, device) includes a processor 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 processor, among other possible circuitries, components, elements, etc.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd .

Doppler midamble signaling for wireless communications

A wireless communication device (alternatively, device, wdev, etc.) includes at least one processing circuitry configured to support communications with other wdev(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.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd .

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.

Wireless communication device and electronic apparatus

A wireless communication device includes: an antenna including an antenna element, and a ground conductor; an ic connected to the antenna; and a metal member arranged to face the antenna. The ground conductor includes one end and the other end in the x direction.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus having wireless communication device

An image forming apparatus includes a housing, a communication board, and a display device. The housing has an upper end portion, a front end portion, and a rear end portion.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Merchandise tags incorporating a wireless communication device

Systems and methods are provided for labeling a piece of merchandise with a wireless communication device. In addition to a wireless communication device, the merchandise tag includes an associated label made of a washable fabric material.
Avery Dennison Retail Information Services, Llc

Wireless communication device and article including the same

A wireless communication device includes an antenna resonance circuit and a wireless ic element. The antenna resonance circuit includes a loop-shaped antenna that performs wireless communication by generating a magnetic field and series inductors connected in series to the loop-shaped antenna.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

System and downhole sensing

A downhole sensing system includes a casing connector configured to fluidly couple segments of a downhole conduit through which a fluid flows. The downhole sensing system includes a sensing device disposed in the casing connector and configured to measure one or more parameters.
General Electric Company

Garage door with operable rotating and retractable panels

A garage door apparatus is described as having a one or more rotating panel. This rotating panel can also retract into the surrounding garage door structure to create an opening in the garage door.

Mobile telephone dog training tool and method

A mobile telephone adapts to use as a gundog training tool by interfacing with a dog collar using a wireless communication device, such as a wwan text or ip interface, a wlan interface or a radio transceiver that couples to the mobile telephone and is accessible to a training application running on the mobile telephone. The dog collar includes a gps receiver to provide position information to the mobile telephone and a shock device to provide training stimulus to the dog.
Specifi-kali Llc

Wireless communication device, core network node and methods therein for extended drx paging cycle

A method in a wireless communication device for handling an extended paging cycle. The extended paging cycle is used for receiving a paging message from a core network node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Systems and methods for optimizing mobile device radio management for user experience

A system and method for managing radios of a 4% wireless communication device are disclosed herein. The method can include controlling the radio based on the last selection of the user related to the state of the radio and on the state of the display of the wireless communication device.
Bandwidthx Inc.

Wireless communication system to optimize device performance across wireless communication networks

A communication system facilitates a voice communication session for a wireless communication device. A long term evolution (lte) network exchanges voice over lte (volte) communications with the wireless communication device for the voice communication session and determines lte packet loss metrics for the voice communication session.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.

Wireless communication device and control method thereof

A wireless communication device that is capable of radio communication that complies with a radio regulation of the current location, even without having a function for communicating with a wireless wide area network, and a control method thereof are provided. Regulation information that depends on a geographical location at which radio communication that uses a second communication unit is obtained from an external apparatus using a first communication unit, the second communication unit is controlled so as to adapt to the regulation information, and communication that uses the second communication unit is performed..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus and estimating position of wireless communication device, and wireless communication system

According to one embodiment, a memory stores a first information including a positional relationship among a plurality of positional candidates, a second information including an influence on the plurality of positional candidates due to at least any of an attenuation and a reflection of a radio wave by an object located at a periphery of the plurality of positional candidates, and a third information including a first received signal strength indicator of the radio wave transmitted from a first wireless communication device and received by a second wireless communication device. A processor estimates a position of the second wireless communication device from the plurality of positional candidates, based on a first value as the first received signal strength indicator corrected with a first correction value based on the second information, and a plurality of first distances between the first wireless communication device and each of the plurality of positional candidates..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Wireless communication device, communication system, information processing method, and program

Appropriate data communication is realized. A wireless communication device includes a communication unit and a control unit.
Sony Corporation

Wireless communication device and method therein for time synchronization in a wireless communication network

A wireless communication device and method therein for time synchronization in a wireless communication network are disclosed. The wireless communication device determines a first timing (tc) by performing a coarse time synchronization based on a synchronization signal received by the wireless communication device, wherein the received synchronization signal is sampled either in an original sampling rate or a reduced sampling rate.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Apparatus and single-tone device discovery in wireless communication networks

Embodiments of wireless communication devices and methods for device discovery is generally described herein. Some of these embodiments describe an apparatus having processing circuitry arranged to configure a single-tone discovery signal for transmission in a symbol in a transmission opportunity based on an assignment pattern.
Intel Ip Corporation

Wireless communication method and wireless communication device

Wireless communication methods and devices are provided. The wireless communication method includes transmitting a reference signal and a data signal in a physical resource block (prb) with a coverage enhancement level, wherein the number of resource elements transmitting the reference signal in the prb is determined by the coverage enhancement level, the channel type and/or the coding rate of the data signal..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Automatic tracking mode for controlling an unmanned aerial vehicle

Some embodiments include methods performed by a processor associated with a wireless communication device for enabling an unmanned autonomous vehicle (uav) to operate in an automatic user tracking mode. Such embodiments may include capturing image data of surroundings by a camera while the uav is operating in the automatic user tracking mode, calculating estimated position information for the wireless communication device based on captured image data, and transmitting estimated position information to the uav for use in tracking a user of the wireless communication device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Call setup in wireless communication devices

Examples described herein relate to apparatuses and methods for managing connection of a wireless communication device, including, but not limited to, receiving, by the wireless communication device, a call setup page from a network while in a connected mode, determining whether a data inactivity duration exceeds a threshold upon receiving the call setup page, transmitting a scheduling request (sr) probe to the network in response to determining that the data inactivity duration exceeds the threshold, determining whether an uplink grant corresponding to the sr probe has been received, and performing a local connection release in response to determining that the uplink grant corresponding to the sr probe has not been received.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Device and performance improvement with plurality of subscriber identity module awareness

A wireless communication apparatus for a wireless communication system is described in one example comprising a receiver to receive communication signals, one or more processor to determine, based on the communication signals, that at least two sim cards are located in one and the same wireless communication device of the wireless communication system, and the one or more processor further to coordinate requests for the at least two sim cards that are located in the wireless communication device. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed..
Intel Ip Corporation

Multicast-based group communications in ad hoc arrangements of wireless devices

Wireless communication devices may directly communicate within groups of wireless communication devices using layer-2 communications to implement “push-to-talk” type applications. In one implementation, a method may include generating a floor request signaling message to take control of a communication channel for a group.
Intel Ip Corporation

Communication network including transmitter registry and associated methods

A communication network includes a plurality of transmitters, each configured to broadcast a signal including a known transmitter identifier. The network includes a registry stored on a computer.
Microcast Communications, Llc

Multiplexing data packets over general packet radio service tunneling protocol

Systems, methods, and software described herein provide enhancements for data communications between a wireless access node and a wireless network gateway. In one implementation, a method of operating a wireless network includes, in the wireless access node, wirelessly receiving data packets for wireless communication devices, and encapsulating the data packets in gprs tunneling protocol (gtp) packets of a shared gtp tunnel for the plurality of wireless communication devices, wherein the gtp packets comprise gtp extension headers to multiplex the data packets in the gtp packets.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.

Wireless communication device, wireless communication, and program

A wireless communication device and associated method more flexibly changes a destination of an acknowledgement request. The wireless communication device includes a wireless communication interface to communicate wirelessly with another wireless communication device, and a controller to control the wireless communication interface to transmit, to the other wireless communication device, a first message that requests change in a destination of an acknowledgement request frame relating to multicast transmission by the other wireless communication device..
Sony Corporation

Signal detection device, wireless communication device, and wireless communication terminal

A signal detection device according to the embodiment of the present invention includes a memory and processing circuitry. The memory is configured to store a program.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electronic device associated with a photovoltaic module to optimise the throughput of a bidirectional vlc transmission

The invention relates to a bidirectional wireless communication device which is based on the use of light, including emitting modules, each emitting amplitude- and/or phase-modulated light; and a receiving module made up of: a photodetector illuminated by said modulated light and generating a modulated electrical signal in response to said modulated light; and a processing module for processing the signal generated by said photodetector. The receiving module includes an electronic means positioned between the photodetector and the signal-processing module and capable of matching the impedance of the photodetector to maximise the signal-to-noise ratio of the electrical signal by minimising distortions of said electronic signal associated with incorrect impedance matching at the output of the photodetector, while maximising the level of the modulated electrical signal and the throughput of transmitted data..
Sunpartner Technologies

Device-based solutions to power drain caused by continuous switching between different radio access technology networks

A wireless communication device may detect, within a specified time duration, at least a specified number of occurrences of a sequence of events, which includes the wireless communication device transitioning from a second cellular network operating according to a second radio access technology (rat) to a first cellular network operating according to a first rat, the wireless communication device failing to remain on the first cellular network for more than a specified time duration, and the wireless communication device returning from the first cellular network to the second cellular network. At least in response to this detection, the wireless communication device may determine whether to attempt future transition to the first cellular network while operating in the second network, based on one or more conditions, and/or may adjust one or more parameters used by the wireless communication device to determine when to redirect from the second cellular network to the first cellular network..
Apple Inc.

Wireless communication device which reduce power consumption

An mfp (multifunction peripheral) is a wireless communication device executes direct wireless communication with a plurality of portable terminal devices without intermediary equipment. Mfp is equipped with a wireless communication unit to emit radio waves for the direct wireless communication.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Method and system for location determination and navigation using textual information

Methods and systems for location determination and navigation using textual information may comprise capturing images of sources of textual information in the vicinity of a wireless communication device (wcd). Text may be extracted from the sources and a position of the wdc may be determined based on a comparison of the extracted text a stored database of textual information.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Method and system for broadband near-field communication utilizing full spectrum capture (fsc) supporting configuration and regulatory requirements

A wireless communication device generates and transmits wireless broadband signals at a power level that is below a spurious emissions mask such that the transmitted wireless broadband signals occupy a designated frequency spectrum band. A bandwidth of the wireless broadband signals may occupy approximately 800 mhz within a range of 0 hz to 1 ghz.
Maxlinear, Inc.

High-efficiency wireless local-area network devices and methods for acknowledgements during scheduled transmission opportunities

Embodiments of a system and method for acknowledging frames in a wireless network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a wireless communication device may include a transmit/receive unit configured to receive data from a sender.
Intel Ip Corporation

Wireless communication device inside manhole

The present invention relates to a wireless communication device inside a manhole, comprising: a communication terminal installed inside a manhole; and an antenna extension cable connected to the communication terminal, wherein the antenna extension cable is electrically connected to a manhole cover of a conductive material which acts as an antenna so as to deliver a signal received from the manhole cover of a conductive material to the communication terminal. The wireless communication device inside a manhole is capable of delivering information regarding the inside of the manhole (equipment inspection, leakage check, etc.) to the outside without the manhole cover being opened.

Load-adaptive aperture tunable antenna

Methods, apparatus and systems are provided including a load-adaptive antenna for mobile communication devices. One aspect provides a method of using an antenna within a handheld wireless communication device.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Wireless communication system with auxiliary antenna

A wireless communication device communicates with an inductively coupled device via a wireless carrier signal that may be modulated by both the wireless communication device and the inductively coupled device. The inductively coupled signal is transmitted from a transponder antenna of the wireless communication device.
Square, Inc.

Downlink slot structure, channel placement, and processing timeline options

Aspects of the disclosure provide a slot structure (e.g., the arrangement of channels and pilot signals within a slot) that can relax the processing timeline for a wireless communication device. For example, in the first or initial symbol of a slot, control information may be frequency division multiplexed (fdm) with a demodulation reference signal (dmrs) or with user data.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Device and recovering services from network rejections to wireless communication devices

A wireless communication device is described in one example comprising a first communication module circuitry to communicatively couple the wireless communication device with a first network, the first communication module circuitry to receive a reject message from the first network to disable communications with the first network, a processor to store, in memory, information corresponding to the communications with the first network; and a second communication module circuitry to communicatively couple the wireless communication device with a second network, the second communication module circuitry to send the information to a remote service monitor, wherein the first communication module circuitry includes a first subscriber identity module (sim) or a first virtual sim and the second communication module circuitry includes a second sim or a second virtual sim. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed..
Intel Ip Corporation

Systems and methods for regulating thermal performance of a user equipment

According to various embodiments, there is provided a method for a wireless communication device having at least one subscriber identity module (sim) associated with a subscription to manage communications over the subscription. The method may include determining a value of a computer processing unit (cpu) load of the wireless communication device, the cpu load based on data operations of the at least one sim and contributing to a thermal state of the wireless communication device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Collision avoidance in multi-subscriber identity module (sim) wireless communication devices

Examples described herein relate to managing communications for a first subscription and a second subscription of a wireless communication device, including, but not limited to, determining collision between activities of the first subscription over a first rat and activities of the second subscription over a second rat and reselecting from the second rat to a third rat for the second subscription.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wireless communication device

A method includes displaying, at a display device of a wireless communication device, an option to store a copy of first subscriber identity module (sim) card information in response to detection of a sim card in a sim card slot of the wireless communication device. The method includes, in response to a selection of the first option, storing the copy of the first sim card information to a storage device of the wireless communication device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Employing physical location geo-spatial co-ordinate of communication device as part of internet protocol

A current physical location value associated is incorporated with a communication device as part of internet protocol (ip). An ip management component obtains current physical location information of a wireless communication device and modifies the ip address to incorporate the current physical location value corresponding to the current physical location of the communication device as part of the ip address of the communication device to prevent undesired intrusions by hackers, as communications associated with the communication device are routed to/from the communication device that is at the current physical location.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Configuring wireless communications and an advertising event according to multiple communication protocols

A method for communicating between a combo-endpoint device, wireless router, and a wireless communication device includes monitoring communication patterns of wireless data communications between a wireless router and radio-communication circuitry of a combo-endpoint device, and storing data indicative of communication times of the wireless router based on the monitored communication patterns. The method further includes configuring a frequency-hopping based protocol by defining connection periods according to time windows and selected frequencies for wireless communication of data between the wireless communication device and the radio-communication circuitry, and by establishing the time windows and time intervals for an advertisement event which do not substantially conflict with the communication times of the wireless router..
Nxp B.v.

Antenna device and wireless communication device

An antenna device includes a feed coil and a sheet conductor. The feed coil includes a magnetic core and a coil-shaped conductor, which is provided around the magnetic core.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and transmission of millimeter wave signals

Embodiments relate to systems, methods, and computer-readable media to enable a wireless communication device. In one embodiment a wireless communication device is configured to radiate a millimeter wave signal through a circular waveguide.
Intel Corporation

Configuring wireless communications according to multiple communication protocols

A method for communicating between a combo-endpoint device, wireless router and a wireless communication device includes monitoring communication patterns of wireless data communications between a wireless router and radio-communication circuitry of a combo-endpoint device, and storing data indicative of communication times of the wireless router based on the monitored communication patterns. The method further includes configuring a frequency-hopping (fh)-based protocol by defining connection periods according to time windows and selected frequencies for wireless communication of data between the wireless communication device and the radio-communication circuitry, and by establishing the time windows to not substantially conflict with the communication times of the wireless router.
Nxp B.v.

Wireless communication device and lighting system

A wireless communication device includes: a wired communication circuit which receives, through a wired connection, an operation signal for controlling each of luminaires from a management device which controls an operation of each of the luminaires; a radio communication circuit which converts the operation signal received by the wired communication circuit and transmits the converted operation signal to each of the luminaires over a radio wave; an infrared ray receiver which receives an infrared ray signal transmitted from outside; and a controller. When the wired communication circuit receives a signal having a predetermined pattern from the management device, the controller transitions to a state for receiving the infrared ray signal, and, based on the infrared ray signal transmitted from outside, transmits a signal relating to communication setting between the radio communication circuit and each of the luminaires to each of the plurality of luminaires via the radio communication circuit..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

[solution] a wireless communication device includes: a wireless communication unit configured to perform wireless communication with another device; and a control unit configured to set a first carrier sense level and control a parameter used by the wireless communication unit to transmit data based on a comparison result between the set first carrier sense level and a second carrier sense level which is a default.. .

Apparatuses and methods for concurrent operations on multiple channels

A wireless communication device including first and second circuitry is provided. The first circuitry is configured to wirelessly communicate with an access point when the wireless communication device operates in a first mode on a first channel.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Method of controlling wireless communication channels, wireless communication network, and wireless communication device

A method of controlling wireless communication channels used in a plurality of wireless communication networks, the method includes performing, by a first wireless communication network, wireless communication using a first wireless channel, performing, by a second wireless communication network, wireless communication using of the first wireless channel, identifying a first value indicating a number of the wireless communication networks each of which performs wireless communication using the first wireless channel interfering with the wireless communication in the first wireless communication network, identifying a second value indicating a number of the wireless communication networks each of which performs wireless communication using the first wireless channel interfering with the wireless communication in the second wireless communication network, and switching, when the first value is greater than the second value the first wireless channel used by the first wireless communication network to a second wireless channel.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Enhancing ps-poll for low-power wifi

After waking from a sleep mode, a wireless communication device may poll a network controller for any broadcast and/or multicast messages. The device and the network controller may agree to this arrangement ahead of time, so that the network controller will know to buffer such messages until the device requests them.
Intel Corporation

Techniques and apparatuses for improved robust header compression (rohc) decompression

Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications. In some aspects, a wireless communication device may determine a decompression failure associated with a header of a received packet and a first real-time transport protocol (rtp) sequence number (sn) interpretation window.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Uplink and/or downlink signaling related to different radio access technologies

There is provided network units operating based on different radio access technologies and one or more associated wireless communication devices. In downlink, dl, a network unit of the first rat is configured to transmit a dl carrier in a frequency channel of the first rat that is higher than the frequency channel of the second rat.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Secure wireless ranging

Embodiments for securely determining a separation distance between wireless communication devices is provided. These embodiments include receiving a measurement request and a first random identifier from a first wireless communication device at a second wireless communication device.
Apple Inc.

Dc-dc converter and wireless communication device including the same

To provide a dc-dc converter capable of reducing noise and a wireless communication device including the same, the dc-dc converter according to an embodiment includes a pulse signal generation unit generating a pulse signal, a voltage conversion unit that has a switch portion provided between an input terminal and an output terminal and on/off controlled by the pulse signal, and outputs an output voltage obtained by stepping down an input voltage supplied to the input terminal, from the output terminal, and a control circuit that controls a value of a current flowing through the switch portion in an on-state based on a value of the input voltage.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Wireless communication device and calibration method

A wireless communication device includes a plurality of antennas, transmission circuits, reception circuits, and a plurality of connecting units that connect the transmission circuits and the reception circuits associated with the respective antennas, and a processor. The processor executes outputting, at timing allowed for signal transmission from the antennas, first calibration signals; calculating, by using the first calibration signals having passed through the transmission circuits, a first correction value that corrects a difference between the transmission characteristics of the transmission circuits; outputting, at the timing allowed for the signal transmission from the antennas, a second calibration signal; and calculating, by using the second calibration signal having passed through the reception circuits, a second correction value that corrects a difference between the transmission characteristics of the reception circuits..
Fujitsu Limited

Information communication apparatus, and communication method

An information communication apparatus in one aspect of the present disclosure comprises a controller and a proximity wireless communication device. The controller performs a control process including at least transmission and/or reception of information between the information communication apparatus and at least one information holding apparatus.
Makita Corporation

Antenna structure and wireless communication device using same

An antenna structure is used in a wireless communication device. The antenna includes an antenna portion.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

System and identifying wireless communication assets

A system and method for identifying wireless communication assets is provided. Embodiments may include providing, on a graphical user interface (gui), an interactive map in a first window of the gui.
Smallcellsite.com Llc

Dynamically controlling random access memory retention in a wireless device

A wireless communication device (ue) may include random access memory and associated software configured to selectively place different memory banks into either an active power on mode, retention mode, or power off mode. The selective placement of memory banks into different modes may be performed based on a variety of factors including software module voting information, a current power mode of the memory banks, one or more software program(s) and/or data currently stored on the memory banks, and a counter that counts an amount of time during which a memory bank is not accessed.
Apple Inc.



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  • Communication System
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  • Transceiver
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