|| List of recent Wireless-related patents
|Video on demand architecture|
A video on demand (vod) network architecture implements a gateway that provides both satellite-based communications and radio frequency-based communications. The gateway may receive a content request from a video client and determine whether the content request corresponds to a content delivery network (cdn).
A system comprising: a first user terminal comprising a television receiver for receiving a selected television channel, the television channel being selected by a first user activation and comprising a main video stream, and the first terminal further comprising a first controller and an output for outputting the main video stream of the selected television channel to a first screen; and a second user terminal comprising a second screen, a wireless transceiver operable to establish a wireless connection with the first terminal, and a second controller configured to communicate with the first controller via the wireless connection; wherein the television receiver of the first terminal is arranged to receive metadata relating to interactive content associated with the main video stream, and the first controller is operable to forward at least a portion of the metadata to the second terminal via said wireless connection; and the second controller is configured to process said portion of metadata and to output the interactive content to the second screen, such that the interactive content is displaced to the screen of the second terminal whilst the main video stream of the television channel continues to be displayed on the screen of the first terminal.. .
|System and method for content browsing using a non-realtime connection|
A method of and system for providing content-related interactivity services to a mobile device, comprising receiving automatically by a content server from a wireless connection first information related to browsing interests of a user of the mobile device, receiving automatically by the content server metadata describing live-content, retrieving automatically based on the first information and the metadata, personalized content related to the browsing interests of the user, by an adaptive search engine in communication with the content server, wherein the search by the adaptive search engine is based upon criteria related to the user, storing the personalized content in memory associated with the content server, and forwarding automatically by the content server the personalized content to the mobile device using a facility selected from the group comprising an over-the-air broadcast transmitter and the wireless connection.. .
|Input interface controlling apparatus and method thereof|
A type of an input interface of a second terminal (e.g., a mobile communication terminal) is changed according to an application of a first terminal (e.g., a vehicle terminal, an electronic device such as a television, or the like), so the user can easily input or select (or execute) data through the changed input interface. An input interface controlling apparatus includes: a display unit; a communication unit configured to form a wireless communication network with an external terminal when an icon for executing an input interface displayed on the display unit is selected; and a controller configured to select a type of the input interface according to an application executed in the external terminal, and display an input interface of the selected type on the display unit..
|Guard interval signaling for data symbol number determination|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to techniques for accurately determining a number of data symbols in a data packet. The techniques provided herein may allow a receiving terminal to correct number of symbol calculations based on such ambiguous length field values..
|Apparatus and method for improved modulation and coding schemes for broadband satellite communications systems|
Modulation and coding schemes are provided for improved performance of wireless communications systems to support services and applications for terminals with operational requirements at relatively low es/n0 ratios. The provided modulation and coding schemes will support current and future communications services and applications for terminals with operational requirements at relatively low es/n0 ratios, and will provide modulation and coding schemes that offer finer granularity within an intermediate operational range of es/n0 ratios.
|Apparatus and method for improved modulation and coding schemes for broadband satellite communications systems|
Modulation and coding schemes are provided for improved performance of wireless communications systems to support services and applications for terminals with operational requirements at relatively low es/n0 ratios. The new modulation and coding schemes provide new bch codes, low density parity check (ldpc) codes and interleaving methods..
|Apparatus and method for improved modulation and coding schemes for broadband satellite communications systems|
Modulation and coding schemes are provided for improved performance of wireless communications systems to support services and applications for terminals with operational requirements at relatively low es/n0 ratios and terminals at relatively high es/n0 ratios. The new modulation and coding schemes provide new bch codes, low density parity check (ldpc) codes and interleaving methods.
|Managing device ownership and commissioning in public-key encrypted wireless networks|
A mobile commissioning device for assisting in the commissioning of wireless public-key encrypted networks, the device being provided with: means for reading the public key from a network node to be integrated in the wireless network, the channel for reading the public key being physically different to the wireless network channel for which the node is to be commissioned, means for at least temporarily storing the read public key in the device, means for transferring a public key of the commissioning device to the network node to be commissioned, the channel for transferring the public key preferably being the wireless channel for which the node is to be commissioned, and means for transferring the read public key to a trust center.. .
|Management of network membership|
Systems and techniques relating to management of membership in mobile, wireless ad hoc networks are described. A described technique includes transmitting, by a device that is not a member of an ad hoc network, a request to join the ad hoc network to a given device of the ad hoc network.
|Adaptive rate transmission over a radio interface|
A radio layer apparatus for transmitting a given block of data to a wireless device over a radio interface controlled by the radio layer apparatus. The apparatus comprises a data manager for defining download locations for data chunks making up said data block, and a relay for relaying download requests received over said radio interface from said wireless device towards said download locations and for relaying received requested data chunks to the wireless device over said radio interface.
|Method and system for improving the efficiency of state information transfer over a wireless communications network|
The present invention is directed to a system and method for managing state information related to an interactive application to accommodate one or more users participating in an interactive application session, wherein the state information comprises local state information specific to each of the one or more user's unique view of the interactive application and global state information. The system of the present invention may comprise a telecommunications network; an application server in communication with the telecommunications network for managing the global state information relative to all of the users participating in the interactive application session; and at least one mobile client device in communication with the application server over the telecommunications network for managing the local state information for each of the one or more users.
|Method and apparatus for facilitating remote search of a community|
A method and apparatus are provided for facilitating remote search via an ad hoc community. In the context of a method, a search request is received from a remote terminal for information from an ad hoc community.
|Home appliance information accumulation server|
A home appliance information accumulation server according to the invention includes a communication unit, a storage unit, a database generation unit, and a database saving unit. The communication unit receives output data of a home appliance and identification information of an adapter which are transmitted from the adapter connected to the home appliance and capable of wireless communication.
|System and method for managing cargo transfer operations at a cargo distribution terminal|
A method includes receiving a request associated with loading or unloading of cargo at a terminal. The method also includes determining a recommended slot in response to the request, where the recommended slot includes a time slot for loading the cargo onto a cargo vehicle or unloading the cargo from the cargo vehicle.
|Control system and method|
A wireless connection may be established between a mobile device and a reader device and/or a sensor. The reader device and/or sensor may authenticate the mobile device.
|Consumer device payment token management|
Systems and related methods for facilitating payments via a consumer device carried by a consumer are discussed herein. Wallet identifying tokens may be used to secure messages between the consumer device and the merchant device over a wireless link.
|Systems and methods for secure wireless payment transactions when a wireless network is unavailable|
Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed which allow a mobile device user to complete financial transactions even when the mobile device is not connected to a wireless network. The systems, methods, and devices of the present disclosure may utilize a combination of an encrypted lockbox containing out of network payment codes on the mobile device and a matching set of out of network payment codes stored on a server of a payment authority..
|On-site ordering system for mobile devices|
The present invention relates to an ordering system that allows a mobile device to connect to the ordering system through an on-site wireless network access device and to place orders. A mobile device, such as a smartphone or a tablet, is connected to a service provider's wireless network access point to confirm the customer is physically on-site.
|System and process for targeted mobile advertising based on wireless service and associated shopping behavior|
A system and process to generate and send targeted advertising to wireless devices from a computer system is disclosed and includes determining a retail location where wireless service for a wireless device has been purchased utilizing the computer system. The process further include identifying information of the wireless device based on an authorization of the wireless service for the wireless device purchased at the retail location utilizing the computer system, determining a previous history of purchasing wireless service associated with the wireless device of the consumer utilizing the computer system, determining a next likely time the consumer will be purchasing wireless service for the wireless device utilizing the computer system, and sending advertisements prior to the next likely time the consumer will be purchasing wireless service for the wireless device utilizing the computer system..
|Method for enhancing contract based mobile phone consumer experience|
The various embodiments herein provide a method for enhancing a wireless customer's experience by providing incentives in exchange for the consumer signing a limited period contract. The method comprises the steps of offering a new mobile phone for a subsidized price to an existing consumer, providing an additional discount on the new mobile phone in order to renew the contract at the contract commencement, providing an option for retaining their existing mobile phone that they are already accustomed and continue using the service without signing a renewal, allowing the existing consumer to choose a third party service provider for contract renewal, allowing the third party service provider for purchasing the new mobile phone from the primary wireless service provider at the subsidized price on behalf of consumer, and receiving a monetary payment from the third party service provider in exchange of contract renewal..
|Wireless tracking system and method for analyzing an interaction between objects|
The present invention provides a solution to determining an interaction between objects through wireless tracking. The present invention utilizes communication devices attached to objects that transmit signals for reception by sensors stationed throughout a facility which forward the signals to an information engine for analysis..
|Nonlinear system identification for optimization of wireless power transfer|
A method of detecting whether a receiver coil is near a transmit coil in a wireless power transfer system (wpts), the method involving: applying a pseudo-random signal to the transmit coil; while the pseudo-random signal is being applied to the transmit coil, recording one or more signals produced within the wpts in response to the applied pseudo-random signal; by using the one or more recorded signals, generating a dynamic system model for some aspect of the wpts; and using the generated dynamic system model in combination with stored training data to determine whether an object having characteristics distinguishing the object as a receiver coil is near the transmit coil.. .
|Systems and methods for off-board voice-automated vehicle navigation|
A system for providing navigational information to a vehicle driver. An on-board system is disposed on a vehicle and processes and transmits to a data center, via a wireless link, spoken requests from a vehicle driver requesting navigational information.
|Mobile terminal and cloud system using the mobile terminal|
The present disclosure relates to a mobile terminal capable of accessing a cloud server and a cloud system using the same. A mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include a user input unit configured to select an external terminal for receiving route information stored in a cloud server, a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with the cloud server using radio signals, and a controller configured to control the wireless communication unit to transmit a route information transmission request message to the cloud server so as to transmit the route information to the external terminal from the cloud server..
|Mining machine information collection system|
An information collection device of an information collection system of a mining machine collects operation information from the dump truck. The information collection device transmits a position information request command to request the transmission of position information about the dump truck through a second wireless communication device at a predetermined time.
|Devices, systems and methods for controlling permitted settings on a vehicle|
Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed for altering permitted settings of a vehicle according to a driver identified through short range wireless communication. The vehicle captures a unique identifier from a wireless communication device of the driver of the vehicle.
|Serviceability strategy for machine control system|
A system and method for controlling a machine is provided. For example, the method includes coupling removeably, at an on-board controller module of a machine, a first identification device, reading, using a reader in the on-board controller module, a code stored in the first identification device, receiving, at the on-board controller module, a wireless message including another code from a control console, comparing, using a processor in the on-board controller module, the code with the received another code, and processing, using a processor coupled to the reader, the wireless message based on the comparing to determine pairing with a second external wireless identification device of a control console to the machine if the code and the received another code match..
|Micro-inverter based ac-coupled photovoltaic microgrid system with wireless smart-grid controls|
A microgrid and methods for managing the microgrid are disclosed. A microgrid controller may determine an amount of energy generated by each of a plurality of distributed energy resources connected to the microgrid.
|Module for treatment of medical conditions; system for making module and methods of making module|
A module producible inside a living body is provided. The module includes an instructions receiver configured to receive wireless transmissions of instructions from a master controller located outside of the body when the module is inside the body.
|Respiratory rate measurement using a combination of respiration signals|
A method and system for measuring respiratory rate are disclosed. In a first aspect, the method comprises measuring at least one respiration signal and filtering the respiration signal using a lowpass filter.
An activity monitoring apparatus is provided. The activity monitoring apparatus includes a retention feature configured to removably secure the monitoring apparatus to a participant performing a physical activity.
|System and method for swing analyses|
A swing analyzer is disclosed. The swing analyzer may be used to analyze the swing an object such as a golf club.
|Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices|
Systems and methods for controlling access to wireless gaming devices and networks are provided. For example, access is controlled through one or more levels of security checks, such as a hard security check instead of or in addition to a soft security check.
|Control device with passive reflector|
A control device includes a housing. The control device also includes a wireless communicator interior the housing.
|Portable electronic device having mobile communication capability|
An example portable electronic device includes user controls; a display; a camera configured to capture images; wireless communication circuitry for mobile wireless communications; and a processing system configured to control the display to display images captured by the camera. An image displayed on the display is stored in memory in response to an input to the user controls, and the wireless communication circuitry, under control of the processing system, transmits the image stored in the memory while the processing system executes a program..
|Communications system providing automatic text-to-speech conversion features and related methods|
A communications system may include at least one mobile wireless communications device, and a wireless communications network for sending text messages thereto. More particularly, the at least one mobile wireless communications device may include a wireless transceiver and a controller for cooperating therewith for receiving text messages from the wireless communications network.
|System and method for providing an early notification when paging a wireless device|
A system and method for a server to provide an early notification to a target group devices when paging a wireless device during a push-to-talk (ptt) communication. When a wireless device is ready to transmit a ptt communication, a message is sent from the wireless device to a server that then sends an early ping message to a base station while processing a call request message from the wireless device.
|Television band (tvbd) channel quieting across diverse radio access technologies|
A method and apparatus for use in a spectrum manager are disclosed herein. A method includes receiving device parameters from a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) in a managed area, transmitting the device parameters to a central television band (tvbd) data base server, wherein the spectrum manager also stores the device parameters in a local database, receiving enabling information from the central tvbd data base server, and transmitting the enabling information to the wtru in the managed area..
|Code planning for wireless communications|
Scrambling code conflicts can be mitigated by primary scrambling code reuse that minimizing a potential interference primary scrambling codes are applied to a first set of cells located in a portion of the network being considered. A second set of cells are evaluated for primary scrambling code reuse based on a distance parameter and/or a coverage area.
|Systems and methods to determine the name of a physical business location visited by a user of a wireless device based on location information and the time of day|
Methods and systems that ascertain and record the specific named location of a user of a wireless device. A geographic location of a mobile device based on a geographic location sensor is received.
|Nodes and methods for enhancing positioning|
The present disclosure relates to a positioning node, a core network node, a radio network (rn) node, and a user equipment (ue) of a wireless network, and to a related method of supporting ue positioning. The method comprises transmitting ue radio access capability information and/or radio network node capability information to the positioning node.
|System and method for hybrid location in an lte network|
A system and method for estimating a location of a wireless device receiving signals from plural nodes of a communications network. A wireless device may be directed to transmit a first signal having one or more predetermined parameters.
|Facilitating multiple subscriber identity support in a wireless device|
Facilitating multiple subscriber identity support in a wireless user equipment (ue) device. A ue may include or be coupled to multiple subscriber identity modules (sims).
|Overlapping cells for wireless coverage|
A system is provided for overlapping cells for wireless coverage in a cellular communication system. The system includes a beam-weight generator and beamformer coupled to the beam-weight generator.
|Method and system for transitioning between radio access technologies (rats)|
A method in a wireless communications device having a first protocol stack for use with a first radio access technology (rat) and a second protocol stack for use with a second rat, the first protocol stack comprising a reordering component associated with a first layer of the first protocol stack and arranged to implement a data reordering queue, the method for transitioning from the first rat to the second rat, the method comprising: determining that the device should transition from the first rat to the second rat; in response to determining that the device should transition, determining that data is present in a reordering queue implemented by the reordering component; sending the data present in the reordering queue to a second layer which is higher than the first layer; and attempting transitioning from the first rat to the second rat.. .
|Method for supporting mobility of user equipment in wireless communication system, and device supporting the same|
Provided is a method for supporting mobility of a user equipment in a wireless communication system. The method comprises the following steps: receiving mobility state estimation (mse) control information including information for mse from a network; executing mobility if a mobility condition is satisfied; updating a mobility counter on the basis of the mse control information; estimating a mobility state of the user equipment on the basis of the updated mobility counter; and scaling a mobility parameter on the basis of the estimated mobility state..
|Method for measurement in wireless communication system and apparatus for the same|
A method for measuring performed by a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes: camping on a serving cell operating on a serving frequency; receiving a reselection priority information, the reselection priority information indicating signaled priorities for the serving frequency and a inter-frequency; determining whether to apply an implicit highest priority to the serving frequency for measurement; and measuring the inter-frequency based on the signaled priorities.
|Multiple input multiple output (mimo) based concurrent scan of neighbor cells|
Methods, systems, and devices are described for concurrently performing handoff-related measurements for neighbor cells using multiple input multiple output (mimo) antenna resources. In one example, a mobile device is in communication with a serving cell.
|Method and apparatus for implementing small cell enhancements in a wireless communication system|
A method and apparatus for implementing small cell enhancements in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The method includes a first enb (evolved node b) controlling a first cell, wherein the first cell is serving a ue (user equipment).
|Reducing out-of-service and extending effective cell coverage with receiver diversity|
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus may obtain a measurement of a radio condition from a radio frequency signal received at a first antenna and enable receive diversity for further measurements of the radio condition when a metric of the radio condition does not meet a predefined threshold value.
|Device network technology selection and display in multi-technology wireless environments|
Radio network technology and display thereof can be managed when multiple services and radio network technologies are available to a multi-technology mobile device. Management relies at least in part on a subscriber profile that comprises a network selection profile constructed through market policy, subscriber policy, and application policy for radio technology utilization.
|System and method of storing service brand packages on a mobile device|
A method of providing wireless communication service to a mobile device is provided. The method comprises providing a system memory partition and a carrier memory partition on the mobile device.
|Group communication sessions in a wireless communications system|
In an embodiment, a server obtains a user-specified mixing preference (usmp) for an access terminal (at) in a communication group that is different than a default mixing rule for the group communication session. The server grants non-exclusive floors to a subset of ats in the communication group, receives media frames from each at in the subset and generates an output frame by selectively mixing the received media frames based on the usmp, after which the output frame is sent to the at.
|Method and systems for generating and sending a hot link associated with a user interface to a device|
The invention sends a hot link to a device. The device may be on a wireless network, a wired network, or directly coupled to the device sending the hot link.
|Information processing apparatus, communication system, and control method of information processing apparatus|
Provided is an information processing apparatus including a receiving unit that receives an execution request to cause a wireless communication apparatus to execute a specific function by using a connection right to connect to a predetermined network using wireless communication. The connection right is set to a first wireless communication apparatus not including the specific function when the execution request is received, and when the connection right is not set to a second wireless communication apparatus including the specific function, the connection right is made to be set to the second wireless communication apparatus to cause the second wireless communication apparatus to execute the specific function in accordance with the execution request..
|Method and apparatus for performing initial entry for device-to-device communication in a wireless communication system|
A method and apparatus for performing initial entry for device-to-device (d2d) communication in a wireless communication system include transmitting an initial entry request including a service request for d2d communication to a mobility management entity (mme) by a terminal, and if the service request for d2d communication is accepted, receiving information indicating that the initial entry request is accepted, including d2d communication information from the mme by the terminal.. .
|Device initiated replenishment procedures for wireless devices|
A method, device and system are provided for wireless device-initiated automatic replenishment of internally-stored account parameters associated with an amount of authorization for usage of the wireless device (e.g., prepaid amount of airtime minutes, data usage, messages, etc.). Upon determining within the wireless device that the account parameter(s) should be replenished, the wireless device transmits a message to a control server indicating that the wireless device intends to perform the determined replenishment according to the replenishment parameters stored within the wireless device.
|Amplifier and wireless communication device|
In a power amplifier including an amplifier circuit unit for high power mode and an amplifier circuit unit for low power mode provided in parallel thereto between input and output of the amplifier and where, when one amplifier circuit unit is in an operating state, the other amplifier circuit unit is in a non-operating state, a cross-coupled capacitor is provided between a drain of one of two transistors in output side and a gate of the other transistor in the amplifier circuit unit for high power mode, and a series circuit where a switch and a capacitor are coupled in series is coupled between a drain of the transistor of output side in the amplifier circuit unit for low power mode and a ground, the switch being in a conducting state in high power mode operation and being in a non-conducting state in low power mode operation.. .
|Method and apparatus for transmitting channel state information in a wireless communication system|
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. A method for a terminal to transmit channel state information to a plurality of transmission points in a wireless communication system comprises the steps of: receiving a configuration for reporting the channel state information; and selecting at least one subband for reporting the channel state information to each of a first transmission point and a second transmission point in accordance with the configuration for reporting the channel state information, wherein the configuration for reporting the channel state information comprises information on whether or not to select the subband for the first transmission point same to be the subband for the second transmission point..
|Transmission and reception of high-speed wireless communication using a stacked array antenna|
Methods of transmitting and receiving wireless signals using a compact antenna having an array of compactly arranged emitters/receivers. Wireless signals are transmitted from an antenna feed to the plurality of emitters/receivers in any appropriate band, such as the 5.15 to 5.85 ghz band and/or the 2.40-2.48 ghz band.
|Method and system for personalized dealership customer service|
A vehicle computing system enables one or more processers to communicate with a service center and present service instructions to an output device at the vehicle. The output device presenting information may include, but is not limited to, a vehicle occupant's cell phone device.
|Wireless tracking system and method utilizing near-field communication devices|
The present invention provides a solution to determining a near-field communication interaction in a wireless tracking mesh network. The present invention utilizes near-field communication devices in conjunction with tracking tags to transmit signals for reception by sensors stationed throughout a facility which form a mesh network and forward the signals to an information engine for analysis..
|Methods and apparatus for improving remote nfc device detection using an oscillator circuit|
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless and/or inductive communications are provided in connection with improving remote nfc device detection through use of an oscillator circuit connected to an nfc antenna and matching network. In one example, a communications device is equipped to monitor frequency oscillations generated by an oscillator circuit associated with a transmitter path of a nfc antenna and matching network, determine that a number of occurrences of the frequency oscillations from a reference frequency is greater than a frequency deviation threshold, and perform a nfc polling procedure in response to the determination..
A relay device relays transmittance of information between a wire communication line and a wireless communication line. The relay device includes: a modulation unit which modulates information to be transmitted into an electrical signal; and a control unit which controls an operation of the modulation unit.
|Media data transfer|
Methods and systems that facilitate data delivery to electronic devices are disclosed. One aspect pertains to data delivery to mobile devices.
|Regulation of service in restricted telecommunication service area|
Telecommunication service is regulated in a confined area in which telecommunication is restricted. Regulation includes control of wireless resources and access thereto, and monitoring wireless activity and locating sources thereof within the confined area.
|Method for producing an optoelectronic device with wireless contacting|
A method for producing an optoelectronic device is provided, in which a luminescent diode chip (10) is mounted on a base surface (8) on the first terminal area (1) of a carrier (3). An electrically insulating layer (4) is applied to side faces (17) of the luminescent diode chip (10).
|Control system for fan with concealed oscillating mechanism|
A fan control system includes an oscillating fan and a portable mobile device. The oscillating fan includes a housing member having a first driving motor arranged therein, and an oscillating mechanism mounted between the first driving motor and the housing member to electrically connect to the first driving motor and a receiving control unit.