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Date/App# patent app List of recent Wireless-related patents
02/04/16
20160037678 
 Information handling system thermal control with adaptive non-rotational cooling devices patent thumbnailnew patent Information handling system thermal control with adaptive non-rotational cooling devices
A tablet information handling system manages thermal conditions with selective installation of either a wireless wide area network interface card or an air moving device in an internal communication link card slot, such as an m.2 card slot. If an air moving device is installed, then greater thermal demands may be managed at the tablet information handling system, such as greater cpu clock speeds for a given cpu, internal housing or skin temperature.
Dell Products L.p.


02/04/16
20160037615 
 Wireless light pairing, dimming and control patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless light pairing, dimming and control
A system (100) and method for controlling a light in a residential or commercial location through a wireless communications link with a personal controller (10). The system includes a lighting module (300) and a system administrator (200) having a wireless communications module (202) operable for wireless communication with the personal controller and with the lighting module.
Kortek Industries Pty Ltd


02/04/16
20160037614 
 Illumination control system, control apparatus, and illumination control method patent thumbnailnew patent Illumination control system, control apparatus, and illumination control method
Illumination control system 1 includes illumination apparatuses 10 and control apparatus 20 for controlling them. Each illumination apparatus 10 includes: communication unit 101 that performs wireless communication with control apparatus 20; and controller 102 that receives from control apparatus 20 instruction on operation and causes illumination apparatus 10 to perform the instructed operation.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037611 
 Lighting system, lighting apparastus, and lighting control method patent thumbnailnew patent Lighting system, lighting apparastus, and lighting control method
Provided is a lighting apparatus and a method for controlling the same using a mobile device. A lighting system may include a mobile terminal, a hub configured to communicate with the mobile terminal, and an led lamp configured to communicate with the hub.
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037581 
 Mobile wlan gateway patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile wlan gateway
A technique for operating a mobile station as wireless local-area network [“wlan”] gateway. The mobile station is provided with a gateway application to control the following operations: activating (3-0) the wlan means as a wlan base station capable of communicating with at least one wlan terminal over a wlan network; creating a network identifier (3-2, 3-4) for the wlan base station; assigning (3-8, 3-10) an internet protocol address for the at least one wlan terminal; resolving domain name service [“dns”] queries (3-12 .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037579 
 Method and  wireless link control in wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity patent thumbnailnew patent Method and wireless link control in wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity
A method and an apparatus for wireless link (radio link) control in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity is disclosed. The present invention includes: detecting radio link failure (rlf) of a secondary serving cell provided from a secondary base station, separately from detecting rlf of a primary serving cell provided from a master base station; generating a rlf specifier specifying an occurrence of rlf of the secondary serving cell when rlf of the secondary serving cell is detected; and transmitting the rlf specifier to an rrc connected master base station.
Pantech Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037578 
 Long term evolution (lte) connected discontinuous reception (cdrx) for single-radio hybrid tune away devices patent thumbnailnew patent Long term evolution (lte) connected discontinuous reception (cdrx) for single-radio hybrid tune away devices
Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to techniques and apparatus for optimizing long term evolution (lte) connected discontinuous reception (cdrx) for single radio hybrid tune away devices. Certain aspects provide a method for wireless communications by a user equipment (ue).
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037576 
 Method and device for controlling quality of service in wireless lan patent thumbnailnew patent Method and device for controlling quality of service in wireless lan
A method for transmitting/receiving, by a user equipment, a signal in a mobile communication system includes: transmitting an authentication request message to a wireless lan; receiving an authentication response message corresponding to the authentication request message from the wireless lan; and transmitting, to a base station, a message for supporting a multi-connection mode based on the authentication response message. It is possible to generate an access connection or to provide a qos setting when simultaneously accessing a 3gpp system and a non-3gpp system and transmitting/receiving data, so that a more improved method and device for transmitting and receiving data can be provided to a user..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037575 
 Method and system for managing communications between a mobile device and a machine patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for managing communications between a mobile device and a machine
A method and apparatus for managing communications between a mobile device and a machine are described. A mobile device wirelessly discovers a plurality of mobile machine identifiers (ids) of a plurality of mobile machines, each machine adapted to wirelessly communicate attribute information about the first machine upon receipt of an authorization indication.
Cranbrook Technology, Llc


02/04/16
20160037571 
 A method and a network structure for providing device connectivity to a radio access network patent thumbnailnew patent A method and a network structure for providing device connectivity to a radio access network
A method for providing device connectivity to a radio access network, wherein at least two devices are connectable or connected to the radio access network and wherein the at least two devices are members of a group of devices within a wireless local network, the members of the group of devices having the capability to establish a direct connection with other members of the group of devices, includes providing connection information used for a connection between a first device of the at least two devices and the radio access network to a second device of the at least two devices. The connection information enables the second device to connect to the radio access network..
Nec Europe Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037570 
new patent

Inter-terminal device-to-device communication method and system


Disclosed are an inter-terminal device-to-device communication method and system, which relate to the technical field of wireless communications. The method includes that a source terminal initiates a communication request for device-to-device (d2d) communication with a destination terminal; according to the d2d communication request, whether the source terminal and the destination terminal can conduct the device-to-device communication is detected; if the detection result is that the source terminal and the destination terminal can conduct the device-to-device communication, a d2d communication link is established between the source terminal and the destination terminal; the source terminal and the destination terminal use the d2d communication link to conduct the device-to-device communication.
Zte Corporation


02/04/16
20160037569 
new patent

Method and device for processing proximity-based service in wireless communication system


One embodiment of the present invention provides a method and device for performing a device-to-device (d2d) service in a wireless communication system and, more particularly, provides a method performed by a group leader device supporting the d2d service in a wireless communication system comprising a seller device and a customer device which support the d2d service. The group leader device forms a d2d terminal group including a plurality of customer devices.
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037565 
new patent

Network connection control method and apparatus of mobile terminal


A network connection control method and apparatus of a mobile terminal maintains or releases connection to a wireless network based on the existence of downlink traffic from the wireless network. The method preferably includes connecting to a wireless network transmitting a signal greater than a predetermined value in strength when an internet access request is detected; requesting the connected wireless network for traffic; determining whether the traffic is received from the connected wireless network; and releasing the connection to the wireless network by determining the wireless network as an idle wireless network when no traffic is received.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037564 
new patent

Network setup for limited user interface devices


Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems establish a wireless connection between a full-feature device and a limited user interface (ui) device to enable the full-feature device to transmit, and the limited ui device to receive, network setup information for the limited ui device to utilize in connecting to a wireless access point. For example, the transmission and receipt of network setup information include establishing a secure connection between the limited ui device and the full-feature device to configure the limited ui device as a wireless local area network client using the display and input capabilities of the separate full-feature device..
Gthrive, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037563 
new patent

Connecting wireless devices using visual image capture and processing


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


02/04/16
20160037558 
new patent

Estimating wireless capacity


A system and method are disclosed that may provide an accurate estimate of an ap's available medium share. The ap may perform a plurality medium access contention operations to determine a duration of a transmit opportunity and a queue service interval for each of a plurality of access categories.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037557 
new patent

Method for transmitting and receiving frame in wireless local area network and the same


Disclosed are method for transmitting and receiving frame in wireless local area network and apparatus for the same. A communication method performed in a first station, the communication method comprises receiving, through a channel from an access point, a first frame notifying a first period for transmission or reception of a frame; and processing the first frame, wherein a second period exists between the first frame and the first period, and wherein the second period is a contention period during which stations are allowed to contend for the channel.
Newracom, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037553 
new patent

Low latency wlan medium access


A method and apparatus for managing access to a wireless medium by one or more stations (stas) in a wireless network. A device determines a first transmit opportunity for a first sta of the one or more stas in the wireless network.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037549 
new patent

Method for transmitting and receiving signal using device-to-device communication in wireless communication system, and device for same


Disclosed is a method by which a representative terminal of a specific cluster performs scheduling for device-to-device (d2d) communication in a wireless communication system. Particularly, the method comprises the steps of: receiving a first signal from a terminal of a neighboring cluster; and comparing a priority given to the neighboring cluster with a priority given to the specific cluster in a specific resource among a plurality of resources so as to perform d2d communication scheduling on a component terminal of the specific cluster, wherein the first signal includes information on the neighboring cluster..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037546 
new patent

Method and handling in-device co-existence interference in a wireless communication environment


The present disclosure provides, a method and apparatus of handling in-device co-existence interference in a wireless communication environment. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting in-device co-existence interference between a lte module and an ism module in user equipment.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037545 
new patent

Dynamic aggregation for coexistence between wireless transceivers of a host device


A circuit includes a first wireless interface circuit that communicates packetized data to a first external device in accordance with a first wireless communication protocol. A second wireless interface circuit communicates packetized data to a second external device in accordance with a second wireless communication protocol.
Broadcom Corporation


02/04/16
20160037544 
new patent

Spectrum analysis and operation of a dual radio device


Methods, systems, and devices are described for wireless communications in which an unlicensed spectrum may be used for cellular communications (e.g., long term evolution (lte) communications). More particularly, the described features relate to improving resource management in a multi-radio or multi-modem wireless device by utilizing one radio or modem (e.g., a wireless local area network (wlan) radio) to inform the operation of another radio or modem (e.g., an lte radio) co-located on the wireless device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037542 
new patent

System and grouping and assigning channels in a network system


System and methods are provided for dynamically assigning wireless channels to priority groups based on characteristics of the channels, the environment in which the channels will be used, regulatory requirements, and/or capabilities of client devices. Thereafter, channels may be intelligently assigned to access points to achieve one or more goals.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037541 
new patent

Method and providing feedback between base transceiver stations through cooperative communication in wireless communication system


A method and an apparatus for feedback based on information transmitted between base stations (or base stations) through cooperative communication are provided. The method includes receiving, from the second base station, a first message for requesting a channel state information (csi) report, and transmitting, to the second base station, a second message including the csi report, based on the first message.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037540 
new patent

Maximizing channel capacity for common downlink channels


A wireless access node and method are described herein for improving a bandwidth utilization efficiency of a common downlink (dl) channel when transmitting device-related information included in one or more messages to a wireless device or a group of wireless devices, wherein the one or more messages have one or more transport block formats that meet a coverage class need of the wireless device or the group of wireless devices. In addition, a wireless device and method are described herein for improving a bandwidth utilization efficiency of the common dl channel by receiving one or more messages including device-related information on the common dl channel from the wireless access node, wherein the one or more messages have one or more transport block formats that meet a coverage class need of the wireless device..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/04/16
20160037538 
new patent

System and interference coordination between communications nodes


Disclosed are a system and a method for interference coordination between communication nodes. A first-type wireless transceiver apparatus of the system is configured to report status information by sending first-type signaling to a second-type wireless transceiver apparatus, and perform data transmission and/or to perform measurement according to second-type signaling.
Zte Corporation


02/04/16
20160037537 
new patent

Method and controlling clear channel assessment threshold


Method and apparatus for controlling cca threshold of a wireless communication channel is provided. The method includes: obtaining a noisy level of the channel based on the number of first data received by a first terminal in a first period, the first terminal being a sta or ap in a wireless network, and the first data include aggregation frames or non-aggregation frames; and adjusting the cca threshold the first terminal uses in data transmission in a second period based on the noisy level.
Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037536 
new patent

Downlink power control for interference mitigation in competing communication systems


Systems and methods presented herein provide for altering communications of a lte wireless communication system operating in an rf band with a conflicting wifi system. In one embodiment, an lte system includes a wireless base station operable to transmit downlink communications to a ue in the rf band and to receive uplink communications from the ue in the rf band.
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037535 
new patent

System and resource management in heterogeneous wireless networks


A system and method for resource management in a heterogeneous wireless network that is performed via distributed implementation wherein the resources of the mobile communications system are managed on a coarse time-scale and a fine time-scale. The coarse time-scale management comprises a first stage of determining the user association for each of the tps followed by a second stage of determining activation fractions for all tps.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037533 
new patent

Method and transmitting traffic indication in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for transmitting an indication in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) transmits/receives traffic with a second network, and transmits an indication, which includes information on the traffic in the second network, to a first network.
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037532 
new patent

Method and mapping of absolute power grant values in wireless communications


A method and apparatus for adjusting power grants in wireless communications. Multiple power grant tables are stored and one or more tables are designated during communication..
Interdigital Technology Corporation


02/04/16
20160037531 
new patent

Relay wireless networks


In one embodiment, a method is performed by a wireless station. The method includes determining that a wireless network provides relay service.
Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc.


02/04/16
20160037525 
new patent

Interference-aware frequency selection for small cells in wireless networks


Methods and apparatuses are provided for selecting an operating frequency from available frequencies/channels for a small cell. A set of candidate operating frequencies is determined from a plurality of available operating frequencies as having an interference cost less than a first threshold and a coupling cost less than a second threshold.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037521 
new patent

Wireless communication device


A wireless communication device includes a detection unit, a time interval estimation unit, a setting unit, and a wireless communication unit. The detection unit is configured to detect interfering electric waves in a predetermined frequency band.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


02/04/16
20160037520 
new patent

Wlan packet-by-packet bandwidth scheduling for lte coexistence


The use of multiple radios using different radio access technologies (rats) on a wireless station can result in interference that can be mitigated by reducing, on a packet-by-packet basis, the bandwidths of communications using one of the rats. For example, the bandwidth of wireless local area network (wlan) communications sent or received by a wireless station can be reduced in order to avoid interference with long-term evolution (lte) or lte-advanced (lte-a) communications.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037519 
new patent

Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program


A wireless communication network that forms an ad-hoc network without the arrangement of a controlling station sets a period that a communication apparatus can utilize with priority and performs isochronous communication in the period as required. When isochronous communication has not been performed or after isochronous communication has finished in the priority utilization period, other communication apparatuses perform arbitrary communication.
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160037517 
new patent

Method and transmitting enhanced uplink data using a h-arq process


A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) is configured to configure a set of hybrid automatic repeat request (h-arq) processes. The wtru is configured to receive information which limits a particular mac-d flow to accessing a limited set of h-arq processes.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


02/04/16
20160037516 
new patent

Method for scheduling distributed virtual resource blocks


A method for efficiently scheduling virtual resource blocks to physical resource blocks is disclosed. In a wireless mobile communication system, for distributed mapping of consecutively allocated virtual resource blocks to physical resource blocks, when nulls are inserted into a block interleaver used for the mapping, they are uniformly distributed to nd divided groups of the block interleaver, which are equal in number to the number (nd) of physical resource blocks to which one virtual resource block is mapped..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037515 
new patent

Method and controlling length of aggregation frame in wireless network


Method and apparatus for controlling length of aggregation frames in a wireless network is provided. The method includes: obtaining a noisy level of a channel based on the number of first data received by a first terminal in a first period, the first terminal being a sta or ap in the wireless network, and the first data include aggregation frames or non-aggregation frames; and determining length of an aggregation frame to be transmitted by the first terminal in a second period based on the noisy level, where the second period is following and adjacent to the first period along a time axis.
Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037508 
new patent

Apparatus and method in wireless communication system


A system and a method in a wireless communication system. The system, includes: circuitry, configured to obtain state information of one or more secondary systems managed by the system in a management region; determine first radio resources of a primary system available for the secondary systems based on the state information and allow the secondary systems to use the first radio resources; identify a change of the state information; determine second radio resources of the primary system available for the secondary systems based on the change; and request the secondary systems to use the second radio resources if the second radio resources is smaller than the first radio resources..
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160037506 
new patent

Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method


A wireless communication apparatus is capable of improving communication efficiency by reducing the amount of control information transmitted. A channel quality information extraction section extracts cqi's from a received signal.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


02/04/16
20160037504 
new patent

Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and computer-readable recording medium storing wireless communication program


A wireless communication device includes: a memory; and one or more processors coupled to the memory, which, while performing first wireless communication with a base station using a wireless channel, performs, using the wireless channel without the base station, second wireless communication with a wireless communication device of a communication partner.. .
Fujitsu Limited


02/04/16
20160037502 
new patent

Method and controlling startup of request to send/clear to send mechanism


Method and apparatus for controlling startup of rts/cts mechanism is provided. The method includes: obtaining a noisy level of a channel based on the number of first data received by a first terminal in a first period, where the first terminal is a sta or an ap in a wireless network, and the first data include aggregation frames or non-aggregation frames; and if the noisy level is greater than or equal to a noisy level threshold, controlling the first terminal to start up the rts/cts mechanism when data is transmitted in a second period which is following and adjacent to the first period along a time axis.
Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037501 
new patent

Lte control channel reservation in rf bands with competing communication systems


Systems and methods presented herein provide for an lte wireless communication system operating in an rf band with a conflicting wireless system. The lte system includes a first enodeb operable to transmit downlink communications to ues in the rf band and to receive uplink communications from the ues in the rf band.
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037500 
new patent

Method and controlling transmission rate of physical layer


Method and apparatus for controlling a physical layer protocol data unit (ppdu) transmission rate of a physical layer in a first terminal are provided. The method includes: obtaining a media access control protocol data unit (mpdu) retransmission frequency of the first terminal in a first period, where the first terminal is a station or an access point in a wireless network; if the mpdu retransmission frequency is less than a frequency threshold, promoting the ppdu transmission rate in a second period; and else, suppressing the ppdu transmission rate in the second period, where the second period is following and adjacent to the first period along a time axis.
Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037493 
new patent

Methods and devices for transceiving/transmitting downlink data in wireless access system supporting new carrier type


The present invention relates to a wireless access system, and provides methods for transmitting downlink data with a new carrier type (nct) by using transmission diversity and devices for supporting same. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for user equipment receiving downlink data in the wireless access system supporting the new carrier type (nct) comprises the steps of: receiving an upper layer signal comprising indication information indicating demodulation of downlink data into a user equipment-specific reference signal (urs), wherein the downlink data is transmitted by means of a distributed virtual resource block (dvrb) technique; receiving the downlink data and the urs transmitted using the dvrb technique by applying different precoding matrices to a first slot and a second slot in a subframe; demodulating the urs and estimating channel information with respect to the first slot and the second slot; and demodulating downlink data based on the channel information..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037490 
new patent

System and a media access control scheduler for a long term evolution unlicensed network environment


An example method is provided in one example embodiment and may determining, by a first communication device, whether one or more other communication devices are communicating wireless signals in a particular channel of an unlicensed band of the communication network; scheduling one or more long term evolution unlicensed (lte-u) sub-frames within a frame schedule for a user equipment (ue) based, at least in part, on determining that one or more communication devices are communicating wireless signals in the particular channel; and communicating the one or more lte-u sub-frames to the ue according to the frame schedule.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037486 
new patent

Methods and low power wireless communication


Embodiments include methods and apparatus for wireless network communication between a device that operates a radio in compliance with a wireless communication standard and another device that may not be capable of complying with the wireless communication standard. In an embodiment the non-complaint device is a receiver only.
Psikick Inc.


02/04/16
20160037485 
new patent

Apparatus for transmitting and receiving data in a wireless communication system and method thereof


An apparatus for transmitting and receiving data in a wireless communication system method thereof are disclosed. In a terminal of a wireless communication system, the present invention includes receiving a physical downlink control channel (hereinafter abbreviated pdcch), receiving a physical downlink shared channel (hereinafter abbreviated pdsch), and demodulating the pdsch by interpreting the pdcch according to a type of a subframe including the pdcch and the pdsch..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037484 
new patent

Systems and methods for multi-user simultaneous transmissions


Systems, methods, and devices are provided for protecting a multiuser (mu) transmission between an access point and a plurality of wireless stations. The access point may transmit a frame that is addressed to multiple stations in a wireless network.
Newracom, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037479 
new patent

Transmitting location data in wireless networks


A wireless access point in a wireless network that may be adapted to transmit location data indicating its location to other devices within range, including other wireless access points and client devices. In some embodiments of the invention, the location data may be embedded in a control message or announcement transmission transmitted by the wireless access point, or other message conventionally used to broadcast network characteristics necessary for a client device to establish a connection to the wireless access point.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


02/04/16
20160037478 
new patent

Association management in a wireless node network


Methods and systems for association management within a wireless node network of nodes and a server are described. A method may identify a first node as a potential for associating with a second node based, for example, upon status information about the nodes.
Fedex Corporate Services, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037477 
new patent

Wireless positioning using scheduled transmissions


A station (sta) receives a schedule from a reference device in a wireless network. The schedule provides a measurement time for each of one or more wireless channels.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037475 
new patent

Roaming encoded information reading terminal


A portable encoded information reading (eir) terminal for incorporation in a data collection system having a host computer, a plurality of peer eir terminals, and a plurality of interconnected networks including one or more wireless networks, can comprise a central processing unit (cpu), a memory, an encoded information reading (eir) device configured to output raw message data containing an encoded message or decoded message data corresponding to an encoded message, and at least one wireless communication interface. The eir terminal can provide ieee 802.11-conformant wireless distribution system services, including association, disassociation, distribution, integration, and re-association, to the peer eir terminals.
Hand Held Products, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037473 
new patent

Wireless communication establishing a connection between user equipment and a mobility management entity thereof


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and method for establishing connection between a user equipment (ue) and a mobility management entity (mme) in the wireless communication system in which the data-centric terminal requests the mobility management entity for attachment and checks, when the mobility management entity responds, data-centric features supported by the mobility management entity. According to the present invention, it is possible to connect the data-centric terminal to the mobility management entity supporting the data-centric features of the corresponding data-centric terminal efficiently in the wireless communication system..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037470 
new patent

Multiple carrier attachment establishment and maintenance


Systems and methods are described herein that facilitate attaching a mobile station to a target wireless network through a physical connection between the mobile station and a supporting wireless network. Uplink and downlink channels between the mobile station and the target wireless network tunnel through the supporting wireless network.
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160037469 
new patent

System and establishing an ad hoc network having a designated data exchange protocol


A mobile device includes a memory, a wireless communication module, and a programmable processor operatively coupled together. The wireless communication module is configured to communicate within an ad hoc network with other mobile devices by wireless broadcasting.
Skirmos Llc


02/04/16
20160037467 
new patent

Sounding reference signal transmission in a wireless network


A wireless device receives message(s) comprising configuration parameters of sounding reference signals on a secondary cell in a secondary cell group. The wireless device transmits one or more of the sounding reference signals on the secondary cell after applying a timing advance to the secondary cell group.
Ofinno Technologies, Llc


02/04/16
20160037463 
new patent

Power headroom reporting accounting


A method in a first wireless device of a wireless communications network is disclosed. The method comprises obtaining a power headroom report (phr) configuration including one or more phr configuration parameters for an enhanced phr based at least in part on one or more device-to-device (d2d) transmissions of the first wireless device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/04/16
20160037459 
new patent

Noise floor driven access point transmission power


Apparatus and techniques are presented for estimating a noise floor experienced by a client device seeking to associate with an access point in a wireless network. A path loss between the client device and the access point may be estimated.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037458 
new patent

Method and system for adaptive cell size management


The present disclosure discloses a method and system for adaptive cell size management. The system can determine a minimum snr value and one or more current environmental factors for a particular environment.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037457 
new patent

Power adaptation apparatus and power adaptation controlling uplink/downlink power


A power adaptation apparatus for a wireless communication channel includes a power ratio compensator. The power ratio compensator is capable of receiving a channel quality indicator and compensating a power ratio parameter according to the channel quality indicator, wherein the power ratio parameter defines a relation between power of the wireless communication channel and power of another wireless communication channel, and is referenced for setting the power of the wireless communication channel..
Mediatek Inc.


02/04/16
20160037453 
new patent

Power control performance for user equipment


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus configured to establish a wireless connection to a first network, tune away from the first network for a first predetermined interval, tune back to the first network after the first predetermined interval, enter a power control freeze state for a second predetermined interval after tuning back to the first network, send a plurality of transmissions to the first network during the second predetermined interval, determine if a number of the plurality of transmissions that are not received by the first network exceeds a first threshold or if a number of the plurality of transmissions that are retransmitted to the first network exceeds a second threshold, and exit the power control freeze state when it is determined that the first threshold is exceeded or when it is determined that the second threshold is exceeded..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037448 
new patent

Apparatus, system, and parallelizing ue wakeup process


An apparatus, system, and method for parallelizing user equipment (ue) wakeup process are described. In one embodiment, power may be provided to a crystal oscillator to exit a first sleep state.
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160037445 
new patent

Identification-assisted wireless network connections


Systems and methods for transmitting location-specific information such as wireless network connectivity information are generally disclosed herein. One embodiment includes device configurations and techniques implemented to establish a secondary wireless network connection to exchange the location-specific information between a location-aware device and a location-unaware device.
Intel Corporation


02/04/16
20160037444 
new patent

Method and scanning access point in wireless lan system


The present disclosure relates to obtaining ap information or information on a channel where the ap is positioned from a neighboring mobile terminal that has recently performed ap scanning and re-attempting to scan based on the obtained information. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, a method for scanning an access point (ap) in a wireless local area network (lan) system comprises performing first wlan scanning by a first mobile terminal, transmitting a request for wlan ap information to a second mobile terminal that has previously performed wlan ap scanning, receiving the wlan ap information from the second mobile terminal, and performing second wlan scanning based on the wlan ap information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037443 
new patent

Method and wireless communication


The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for a wireless communication. The communication method by a user equipment, according to an embodiment of the present invention, may include: receiving information on a second communication network base station from a first communication network base station through a first communication unit; and scanning the second communication network base station by using the information on the second communication network base station.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037442 
new patent

Method of managing power of rf circuits and wireless communication device utilizing the same


A method of locating a mobile device, and a mobile device utilizing the same are provided. The method, adopted by a wireless communication device, includes: searching for a plurality of signal-source types; in response to the searching, determining whether a first type of signal source is available; setting a search configuration based on availability of the first type of signal source; and searching again for the plurality of signal-source types according to the search configuration..
Athentek Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037441 
new patent

Apparatus, method, and computer readable medium for high-efficiency wireless local-area network (hew) signal field detection


Apparatuses, methods, and computer readable media are disclosed. A sta to detect a he sig may be configured to detect the he sig based on at least one from the following group: a flipped reserved bit, a scrambled portion of the he sig, and a rotation of a signal constellation of the he sig different than legacy rotations of: a rotation of a first signal constellation and no rotation of a second signal constellation, and no rotation of the first signal constellation and a rotation of the second signal constellation.
Intel Ip Corporation


02/04/16
20160037439 
new patent

Method and automatically detecting and connecting to wi-fi networks


An apparatus and methods are provided for automatically detecting and connecting to a wi-fi network. In these methods, a wireless device listens for beacons that are sent using a low-power wireless protocol.
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160037438 
new patent

Communication management and targeted message delivery


A network environment includes a wireless access point providing access to a corresponding network. A server resource initiates verification (such as authorization) of a mobile communication device attempting to establish a secured wireless link between the mobile communication device and a network access point.

02/04/16
20160037433 
new patent

Directional transmission techniques


Embodiments provide techniques for the transmission of broadcasts. For instance, an apparatus may include a sequence selection module, and multiple radiating elements.
Intel Corporation


02/04/16
20160037431 
new patent

Millimeter wave non-line-of-sight


A next generation data network is described. It leverages the “cloud” for data management, frequency data computation and analytics.
Facebook, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037430 
new patent

Wireless network brokerage


Propagation of a wireless signal is facilitated and brokered through a wireless network, and the signal is delivered by an appropriate method to an intended receiving wireless terminal. A single network element acts as a signal entry point and executes parallel processes to determine the location of an intended receiving wireless terminal and the registration thereof within the wireless network, the signal type, and the capabilities of the terminal.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


02/04/16
20160037429 
new patent

Low cost mesh network capability


A wireless device that utilizes a single network interface to simultaneously connect to an infrastructure network and a mesh network. The device has a driver layer with a media access control module for each network type.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


02/04/16
20160037425 
new patent

Mobile terminal handover in an lte network


A method of handing over a mobile terminal from a source base station to a target base station in a long term evolution, lte, compliant mobile wireless communications network. The method comprises generating a measurement report including one or more channel state information reference signal, csi-rs, measurement result at a mobile terminal.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037424 
new patent

Estimating a relative difference between signal strengths of wireless signals received by a device


Methods and systems are described for determining an optimal access point for a client device based on the relative difference between signal strengths of wireless signals received by the client device from access points. In particular, the signal strengths of wireless signals received by a client device from access points are determined without receipt of signal strength and/or transmit power information from the client device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037423 
new patent

System for managing services of wimax base stations


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a base station having a wireless transceiver operable in compliance with a worldwide interoperability for microwave access protocol, and a controller to manage the wireless transceiver. The controller can be operable to receive a request from a communication device to access the base station, and to direct the communication device to a second base station upon determining that granting wireless access to the communication device reduces an operating performance of the base station below an operating threshold of the base station.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


02/04/16
20160037415 
new patent

Systems and methods for enhanced network handoff to wireless local area networks


A method of managing a wireless device includes receiving location information via a wireless wide area network interface and identifying a set of access points within connection range of the wireless device via a wireless local area network interface using the location information. The method also includes transmitting information associated with the set of access points to the wireless device via the wireless wide area network interface and transmitting station information associated with the wireless device to an access point within connection range of the wireless device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037414 
new patent

Transmission control for user equipment


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus establishes a wireless connection to a first network, determines a start time of a tune away procedure, enters a transmission freeze state for a first predetermined interval prior to the start time of the tune away procedure, tunes away from the first network for a second predetermined interval, and tunes back to the first network after the second predetermined interval..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037411 
new patent

Apparatus and relocating anchor gateway in wireless communication system


The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-generation (5g) or 5g communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates beyond 4th-generation (4g) communication system such as long term evolution (lte). An apparatus and method for managing a connection point with a data network in a wireless communication system is provided.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037406 
new patent

Handover request indicating split of a radio bearer between cells


A method in a first network node for splitting of a dl part and an ul part of a radio bearer between a first cell and a second cell in a wireless communications network. The radio bearer is associated to dl and ul transmissions between the first network node and a user equipment in the first cell.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/04/16
20160037401 
new patent

Method and transmitting inactivity indication in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for transmitting an inactivity indication in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue), which transmits/receives internet protocol (ip) packets of a specific bearer/channel via a first connection with a first node, establishes a second connection with a second node while maintaining the first connection.
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037400 
new patent

Base station acquiring load information in wireless communication system


A base station apparatus in a wireless communication system and a method for acquiring load information are provided that make it possible to acquire load information per operator, without changing the standardized interface specifications. In a wireless communication system including base stations (10, 20) each capable of supporting a predetermined number of, or fewer, network operators (a, b, c, d), the first base station (10) retains identification information of network operators supported in a neighbor cell that is managed by the second base station (20) (s30); the first base station (10) sends a load information request message based on the identification information of the operators in the neighbor cell (s32); the second base station (20), in response to the load information request message, sets load information of a network operator or network operators supported in the neighbor cell in a load information notification message and sends it (s33, s34); and the first base station (10) acquires the load information per operator of the neighbor cell from the load information notification message (s35)..
Nec Corporation


02/04/16
20160037397 
new patent

Identifying mobile station in a cellular wireless communication system


Method and apparatus in a cellular wireless communication system are provided. A mobile station is handed over from a first network control node to a second network control node.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037396 
new patent

Dynamic channel switching for wireless mesh networks


The present invention relates to a method of dynamic channel switching in a wireless mesh network that is in conformance with an ieee 802.11s standard. The method comprises the steps of transmitting a request frame to a node for scanning a channel associated with the node; determining a link quality of the channel; receiving a response frame from the node; and switching to the channel if the switching metric is larger than a switching threshold, wherein if otherwise, remain unswitched.
Telekom Malaysia Berhad


02/04/16
20160037387 
new patent

System and resource management in heterogeneous wireless networks


A system and method for resource management in a heterogeneous wireless network wherein the resources of the mobile communications system are managed on a coarse time-scale and a fine time-scale. The coarse time-scale management comprises a first stage of determining the user association for each of the plurality of tps followed by a second stage of determining activation fractions for all tps.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037386 
new patent

Controlling bandwidth on client basis in wlan


Techniques are described for controlling the data rate of individual or groups of client devices in a network such as a wireless local area network (wlan). In one aspect, a method may include grouping a plurality of client devices into at least one group, the grouping being unassociated with a traffic class of the plurality of client devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037383 
new patent

Method and transmitting/receiving packet in wireless communication system


A method for simultaneously transmitting packets having different lengths to two or more users in a wireless communication system includes: generating the packets to transmit to the respective users, the packets containing information on the maximum transmission length of the packets having different lengths; and simultaneously transmitting the generated packets to the respective users. The maximum transmission length is represented by the number of symbols, and each of the packets sequentially contains control information required for transmitting the packet, data, a tail field, and a phy pad field, and is generated by inserting a mac pad between the control information and the data such that the tail field and the phy pad field are positioned at the last byte of the last symbol of the maximum transmission length..
Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037382 
new patent

Just in time packet body provision for wireless transmission


wireless transmission is performed by storing, in a local memory, a header in association with reference(s) to memory locations in a separate, shared memory storing a payload for a given transmission. Each header can be associated with a qos queue.
Imagination Technologies Limited


02/04/16
20160037380 
new patent

Techniques for scheduling communications in wireless networks with traffic aggregation


Certain aspects of the described aspects relate to scheduling communications in wireless networks using traffic aggregation. A ue communicates with a first access point using a first rat over a first connection to access a first wireless network, and with a second access point using a second rat over a second connection.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037379 
new patent

System and a location prediction-based network scheduler


Embodiments are provided for traffic scheduling based on user equipment (ue) in wireless networks. A location prediction-based network scheduler (ns) interfaces with a traffic engineering (te) function to enable location-prediction-based routing for ue traffic.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037378 
new patent

Core services platform for wireless voice, data and messaging network services


A core service platform (csp) system is integrated with an operator network and it system to provide services to subscribers and operators. Based on information collected from the operator network and it system, the csp system delivers alerts to a subscriber's device and provides offers to resolve the condition causing the alerts.
Jasper Technologies, Inc


02/04/16
20160037368 
new patent

Communication device and network controller for online troubleshooting for mbms in a wireless communication system


A communication device includes a communication interfacing unit and a processor. The processor operable to perform operations includes controlling the communication interfacing unit to transmit a first signal to a network controller according to a user-inputted command; logging first mbsfn measurement results in a first period; and controlling the communication interfacing unit to transmit the logged first mbsfn measurement results to the network controller, so that the network controller adjusts at least one parameter of a network corresponding to a mbsfn transmission of a mbms signal according to the logged first mbsfn measurement results..
Htc Corporation


02/04/16
20160037364 
new patent

Bursty-interference-aware interference management


A method of interference management for a wireless device in a wireless communication system may comprise monitoring a packet error metric associated with transmissions over a communication channel of the wireless communication system, modifying a packet size attribute associated with mpdus processed at the wireless device, identifying a bursty interference condition on the communication channel based on a change in the packet error metric in response to the modified packet size attribute, and generating a bursty interference indicator based on the identification of the bursty interference condition. Another method may comprise receiving a bursty interference indicator identifying a bursty interference condition on a communication channel of the wireless communication system, adjusting a packet size attribute associated with mpdus processed at the wireless device based on the bursty interference indicator, and transmitting one or more mpdus over the communication channel according to the adjusted packet size attribute..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037363 
new patent

Interference management in a bursty-interference environment


A method of interference management for a wireless device in a wireless communication system may comprise, for example, receiving, at a first wireless device from a second wireless device of the wireless communication system, channel measurement statistics associated with a communication channel of the wireless communication system, comparing the channel measurement statistics to a corresponding bursty interference signature characteristic of bursty interference, identifying a bursty interference condition on the communication channel based on the comparison, and generating a bursty interference indicator based on the identification of the bursty interference condition. Other methods of interference management for a wireless device in a wireless communication system are also disclosed..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037362 
new patent

Method and measuring radio resource use per traffic class in a wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for measuring a use of radio resources in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes allocating radio resources to a plurality of transport blocks, and, if at least one transport block among the plurality of transport blocks overlaps at least one other transport block in terms of the radio resources, a use of the radio resources is measured by calculating a sum of a value determined by dividing the number of radio resources allocated to each of the plurality of transport blocks by the number of radio resources which are used by the at least one other transport block in a duplicate manner..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037361 
new patent

Sensing proximity utilizing a wireless radio subsystem


In one embodiment, a method includes, by an rf transceiver of a wireless communications device associated with a first user of an online system, transmitting an rf reference signal to each antenna of multiple antennas coupled to the transceiver. The method also includes, by a processor of the wireless communications device, determining, for each antenna of the multiple antennas, at least one characteristic of the rf reference signal reflected back from the antenna.
Facebook, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037360 
new patent

Wireless sensor base station with coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios


Techniques are disclosed for reducing interference, in a network device, among multiple radio circuits operating in a same or similar frequency band and in close physical proximity. In some embodiments, a network device includes a first and a second wireless network circuit.
Netgear, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037359 
new patent

Antenna architecture and operational rf test connector reduction


A method and system configures a wireless communication device to support various radio frequency test modes. A controller determines whether an rf test cable is connected between test equipment and a test connector while a corresponding transceiver(s) is operating.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


02/04/16
20160037352 
new patent

Techniques for configuring uplink channel transmissions using shared radio frequency spectrum band


Techniques for wireless communications over a shared radio frequency spectrum band, may include techniques for transmitting uplink data transmissions using allocated uplink resources. Allocated uplink resources may include an uplink channel comprising a number of allocated interlaces of resource blocks (rbs) for use by a user equipment (ue).
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037348 
new patent

Associating services to perimeters


In some implementations, a method includes receiving, from a user of a first device, a request to enable access, through a second device, to a server resource account of an enterprise. The first device includes a first enterprise perimeter including an internal resource and a first enterprise identifier and configured to prevent external resources from accessing the internal resource.
Blackberry Limited


02/04/16
20160037345 
new patent

Controlling access to protected functionality of a host device using a wireless device


A wearable device can establish a verified session with a host device (e.g., by establishing that the wearable device is present in the vicinity of the host device and is currently being worn). The existence of such a verified session can be used to control user access to sensitive information that may be stored in or otherwise accessible to a host device.
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160037341 
new patent

Method and device for configuring link in wireless lan system


A method and device for configuring a link in a wireless lan system are disclosed. The wireless link configuration method comprises the steps of: acquiring a first probe request message transmitted by a first mobile terminal; transmitting a second probe request message within a maximum channel time from a time point at which the transmission of the first probe request message ends; and receiving one probe response message, which is a response to the first probe request message and the second probe request message, from a wireless access device.
Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037340 
new patent

Session and service control for wireless devices using common subscriber information


The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus to initiate a session with a packet gateway for a connecting device configured to authenticate with a subscribing wireless device's authentication information. In some embodiments, an access node is configured to receive identification information uniquely identifying the connecting device, and based on the identification information received, provide a service to the connecting device and/or send a session request message to the packet gateway to establish a session for the connecting device, the session request message including information distinguishing the connecting device from another wireless device configured to authenticate with the authentication information associated with the subscribing wireless device..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/04/16
20160037338 
new patent

Private wireless communication network for guest users


A system and technique to provide a private wireless communication network for guest users includes providing a guest user profile, including at least a defined service set identification and pre-shared key of a home wireless network of the guest user. A next step includes creating a private wireless communication network with a unique identifier.
Symbol Technologies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037337 
new patent

Open and encrypted wireless network access


Embodiments of a system and method for establishing secure communications between devices via a wireless network are generally described herein. In some embodiments a device may transmit a public use credential to a second device to establish a secure device-to-device communication session.
Intel Corporation


02/04/16
20160037336 
new patent

Shared secret for wireless devices


In some examples, a device may include a communication interface configured to exchange signals with another device, and a computing component configured to autonomously calculate a centroid of a plurality of devices of which the device is a part, based at least in part on relative distances between the device and others of the plurality of devices and relative distances among the others of the plurality of devices, and autonomously establish the centroid as a shared secret.. .
Empire Technology Development Llc


02/04/16
20160037334 
new patent

Method and supporting machine-type communications with a mobile-originated-only mode


A method and apparatus for supporting machine-type communications (mtc) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may configure itself to operate in a mobile-originated-only mode.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037333 
new patent

Device management based on wireless beacons


A particular method includes detecting, at a managed computing device, a signal from a wireless beacon device via a first wireless connection. The signal is detected while particular functionality is inaccessibly at the managed computing device.
Jamf Software, Llc


02/04/16
20160037332 
new patent

Method and controlling home appliances over lte


A computer includes a processor, a network communication interface controlled by the processor, and a memory accessible by the processor. Programming is stored in the memory which configures the computer as a network server to support configuration of a user interface on a mobile device for control of an appliance.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless


02/04/16
20160037330 
new patent

Methods for group management, scheduling, and rate selection for mu-mimo using user location and other system parameters


Disclosed herein, one embodiment of the disclosure is directed to a system, apparatus, and method for grouping client devices for simultaneous mu-mimo transmissions. When client devices are being grouped for simultaneous mu-mimo transmissions, a first wireless network device may obtain information corresponding to a plurality of client devices that are associated with the first wireless network device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037329 
new patent

Using a plurality of sim cards at a wireless communication device


A method, an apparatus and a system for using a plurality of subscriber identity module (sim) cards is provided. The use of the plurality of subscriber identity module (sim) cards comprises stop using a first sim card and start using a second sim card when a first event trigger occurs; and stop using the second sim card and start using an operational sim card when a second event trigger occurs.
Pismo Labs Technology Limited


02/04/16
20160037328 
new patent

Node selection in network transitions


The present disclosure relates to methods, systems and apparatuses for transferring a user equipment (ue) connected to a first network (e.g., a lte network) to a second network (e.g., a wireless local area network, or wlan). In particular, the present disclosure teaches methods, systems and apparatuses for selecting and connecting the ue to a gateway (e.g., an evolved packet data gateway (epdg)) and a network apparatus (e.g., a packet data network gateway (pgw)).
Cisco Technology, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037324 
new patent

System and method providing location based wireless resource identification


A system and method providing location based wireless resource identification in a communication system. Various aspects may comprise determining a location of a communication system (e.g., a multimode communication device).
Broadcom Corporation


02/04/16
20160037323 
new patent

Method for making device to device communication in wireless communications system and apparatus therefor


The present invention relates to a method for making device to device (d2d) communication. More specifically, the step of enabling a first device communicating with another device through channel hopping to find a second device for communication further includes the steps of: finding the second device based on a first channel hopping sequence in a first time interval within the entire find cycle during which the first device performs the channel hopping; and setting the first device so as to perform the channel hopping based on a second channel hopping sequence in a second time interval within the entire find cycle, wherein the entire find cycle of the first device is determined based on the second channel hopping sequence in the second time interval and the number of repeated second channel hopping sequences..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037322 
new patent

Method for use in device-to-device communication, wireless communication system, and architecture


A wireless communication system (100) is disclosed in which ues (120a-120c) can operate in a cellular mode wherein data is transmitted from one ue to another via one or more access nodes in a cellular network, and at least some ues (120c) are d2d-ues which can also operate in a direct communication mode wherein a pair of d2d-ues transmit data directly from one to the other, wherein d2d-ues operating in the direct communication mode maintain control signaling connection with the network and periodically change to the cellular mode and send csi to the network, and the network uses csi and/or network available geographical location information for d2d-ues in determining whether to cause d2d-ues to operate in the direct communication mode or the cellular mode.. .
Nec Corporation


02/04/16
20160037319 
new patent

Communication apparatus, system and method


A communication apparatus includes a computer. The apparatus includes a transmitter for transmitting wireless signals in communication with the computer.

02/04/16
20160037317 
new patent

Apparatus for signaling circle of friends


A device and method is provided for signaling an affinity of a peer device. According to one embodiment, the device receives a wireless signal from the peer device and determines the presence of the peer device based on the received signal.
Proxfinity, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037313 
new patent

Apparatus and delivering short message service efficiently in wireless communication system


A short message service (sms) delivery method and apparatus is provided for delivering an sms message efficiently by selecting a network domain to attach to according to the service provided to a mobile station (ms) by the mobile operator network. An sms delivery method of the present invention includes receiving, at a network node, an attach/routing area update (rau) request message including a parameter indicating an attach/update type and sms-only service, and transmitting, when sms in a serving general packet radio service (gprs) support node (sgsn) is supported at the core network node, to the mobile station an attach accept message including a parameter indicating that sms in sgsn is supported.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037301 
new patent

Apparatus, computer-readable medium, and method to determine a user equipment location in a cellular network using signals from a wireless local area network (wlan)


An apparatus, computer-readable medium, and method to determine a user equipment (ue) location in a wireless network using signals from a wireless local-area network are disclosed. A wireless communication network entity may be configured to send wlan assistance data to a ue.

02/04/16
20160037300 
new patent

Location determination in wireless networks


A system configured to perform operations including: determining a first received signal strength, at a first locator device located at a first location, for a signal transmitted by a target device; determining a second received signal strength, at a second locator device located at a second location, for the signal transmitted by the target device; determining a third received signal strength, at a third locator device located at a third location, for the signal transmitted by the target device; determining an average received signal strength of the first, second, and third received signal strengths; and determining a first distance from the first locator device to the target device based at least on (a) the average received signal strength, (b) the first received signal strength, and (c) the distance from the first locator device to a circumcenter of the first location, the second location, and the third location.. .
Aruba Networks Inc.


02/04/16
20160037294 
new patent

Distributed location detection in wireless sensor networks


The wireless sensor network can including a plurality of anchor sensors each including a signal receiver, a processing module, and a transmitter. The signal receiver can be configured to detect a received signal.
Az Board Of Regents, A Body Corporate Of The State Of Az Acting For And On Behalf Of Az State Univer


02/04/16
20160037288 
new patent

Container-located information transfer module


Techniques are described herein that transfer information using a container-located module. The module is coupled to sensor(s) that are configured to detect characteristic(s) pertaining to a medical substance that is included in a medical container.
Broadcom Corporation


02/04/16
20160037285 
new patent

Accessing serial console port of a wireless access point


A computer readable medium includes instructions which cause performance of operations to configure an access point, including receiving, by a wireless communication controller, wireless communication signals detected by a wireless communication antenna. The access point includes the wireless communication antenna, the wireless communication controller, and a system-on-chip (soc) having a serial port configured for receiving input from the wireless communication controller.
Aruba Networks Inc.


02/04/16
20160037271 
new patent

Inter-packet hibernation timing to improve wireless sensitivity


Embodiments of inter-packet hibernation timing to improve wireless sensitivity are generally described herein. A method for wireless communication can include receiving a transmission of a packet using a wireless transceiver of an electronic device, the wireless transceiver configured to automatically hibernate after receiving the packet, and setting a timer of the wireless transceiver.

02/04/16
20160037270 
new patent

Systems and methods for hearing assistance rf multi-band operation


The present disclosure relates to a multi-band wireless communication of information for a hearing assistance device, where the multi-band operation is adapted to provide communications at different radio frequency (rf) bands. In applications of hearing aids, the processor is adapted to perform correction of sound for a hearing impaired user.
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037249 
new patent

Wireless headset system


A wireless headset system includes a housing having at least a wireless communication component configured to communicate with a wireless host device. The housing includes: a body portion, an ear-bud portion having at least a speaker operatively coupled with the wireless communications component, and a neck portion having an ear-bud end and a body end, the ear-bud end coupled with the ear-bud portion, the body end coupled with the body portion.
Khyber Technologies Corporation


02/04/16
20160037248 
new patent

Wireless headset having ear hook


A wireless headset having ear hook includes a device body, a speaker, an electrical charger, a charger cover, and an ear hook. The speaker is coupled to the device body.
Dexin Corporation


02/04/16
20160037238 
new patent

Thermoelectric powered wireless vehicle system sensor systems


A vehicle includes a thermal harvesting device that is positioned adjacent a heat-generating vehicle system. The thermal harvesting device generates electricity based on a temperature differential to power a sensor and a wireless transmitter..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


02/04/16
20160037231 
new patent

Data communications


Embodiments herein provide systems and methods for sending broadband data to end-users over a dttv broadcast transmission. Systems and methods for receiving such data are also described.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company


02/04/16
20160037229 
new patent

System for fault detection in an internet protocol television communication system


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an interactive television network element having a wireless transceiver, a wireline transceiver, and a controller. The controller can be adapted to process multimedia signals received from an upstream network element, transmit the processed multimedia signals to one or more downstream network elements, monitor communications on a wireline interface capable of accessing a fault management system (fms), and cause the wireless access transceiver to wirelessly transmit to the fms telemetry information collected responsive to detecting one or more faults in the wireline interface.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


02/04/16
20160037226 
new patent

Image storing apparatus, image managing method and computer readable recording medium recording program thereon


In the case of receiving a request for list display of a plurality of images from a communication apparatus, an imaging apparatus acquires image data of a plurality of images recorded in a recording medium and analyzes a shooting mode or a relationship of each of the plurality of images with one or more other images referring to supplementary information such as exif tag information of the image. In the case of determining that there are images taken in a continuous shooting mode or processed images acquired by performing copy or special processing, the imaging apparatus transmits an icon image for thumbnail for distinguishing the images to the communication apparatus via a predetermined wireless communication line.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037225 
new patent

Video display apparatus and setting user viewing conditions


A method of setting user viewing conditions of a video display apparatus including detecting a peripheral terminal via a wireless communication; determining whether the detected terminal is registered by receiving address information of the detected terminal; confirming a viewer rating of the detected terminal, if the detected terminal is registered; comparing the viewer rating of the detected terminal user profile with the viewer rating of a preset user profile, if the viewer rating of the detected terminal is confirmed; loading the detected user profile of the terminal, if the viewer rating of the detected terminal user profile is lower than the viewer rating of a preset user profile; and setting user viewing conditions based on the loaded user profile.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160037203 
new patent

Commercial television-interfacing dongle and use of same


A commercial television-interfacing dongle and system and method for use of the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a wireless transceiver is located within a housing, which also interconnectively includes a television input, television output, a processor, memory, a control interface, and a universal serial bus (usb) interface.
Enseo, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037118 
new patent

Apparatus and configuring access in a wireless network


According to one embodiment, a method for access configuration in a wireless network includes acquiring authentication information of a digital device and information needed to access an access point (ap) of the digital device, from a radio frequency identifier (rfid) tag, and accessing the ap.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037048 
new patent

Method and device for sharing a camera feature


Methods and electronic devices for sharing a camera feature are described. In one aspect, the present disclosure describes a method.
Blackberry Limited






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