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Communication Over Free Space

Communication Over Free Space patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/14/14 - 20140226545 - Suppressing camel service invocation for diverting users
A method is provided for establishing a new communication leg of a communication session in an IP Multimedia Subsystem, IMS, network architecture that includes CAMEL services. The method enables IMS network nodes to selectively invoke or suppress invocation of CAMEL services based on signaling received in SIP requests....

08/07/14 - 20140219145 - Method and corresponding device for improved bandwidth utilization
Method and corresponding device for improved bandwidth utilization featuring optimized transmission of information packets on a backhaul connection, by concatenating a few VoIP packets into a big packet with optional internal header compression. The concatenated packets are transmitted efficiently through the backhaul channel and rearranged at the receiving side. In...

07/17/14 - 20140198692 - Securing transmit openings by the requester
Techniques for securing transmit opening help enhance the operation of a station that employs the technique. The techniques may facilitate low latency response to a protocol data requester, for instance. The techniques provide ways for the protocol data requester to provide additional time for the protocol data responder to obtain...

07/10/14 - 20140192689 - Node and a wireless sensor network comprising the node
A computer-implemented method to generate or receive, process and transmit information packets in a node that is in a network with embedded devices using at least one of heterogeneous data formats and protocols at different network layers. The method includes, for each packet, steps of dynamically determining and selecting by...

07/03/14 - 20140185499 - Method and apparatus for ad-hoc content sharing
An approach is provided for discovering proximity-based and/or location-based services over an ad-hoc network. A request to share at least one content item from at least one device is determined. Further, one or more compressed representations of the at least one content item are generated, where the one or more...

07/03/14 - 20140185500 - Single transmission line for connecting radio frequency modules in an electronic device
A millimeter-wave radio frequency (RF) system, and method thereof for transferring multiple signals over a single transmission line connected between modules of a millimeter-wave RF system. The system comprises a single transmission line for connecting a first part of the RF system and a second part of the RF system,...

06/12/14 - 20140161006 - Geocast-based file transfer
Geocast-based file transfer may be implemented via use of a Geocast File Transfer (GFT) protocol. A sending device may parse a file into multiple chunks. Respective multiple geocast packets comprising the chunks may be geocast. The sending device may geocast all packets sequentially. Upon geocasting all packets, the sending device...

06/05/14 - 20140153455 - Smart automatic communication method and system
A smart automatic communication method and system are introduced. The method applies to a first electronic device and a second electronic device. The first electronic device has a first near field communication chip and a first far field communication chip. The second electronic device has a second near field communication...

05/29/14 - 20140146721 - Methods and apparatus for providing an integrated multi-hop routing and cooperative diversity system
Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing an integrated multi-hop routing and cooperative diversity system are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed....

05/08/14 - 20140126437 - Methods and apparatus for communication mode selection based on content type
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided in connection with selection of a communication mode based on traffic type information. In one example, a network entity (e.g., a WiFi router, Picocell, Fentocell, an eNB, etc.) is equipped to obtain traffic type information for...

05/01/14 - 20140119251 - Information service system using direct communication between vehicles
Disclosed herein is an information service system using direct communication between vehicles for machine-to-machine (M2M)-based intelligent transport services (ITS). The information service system includes at least one vehicle ITS station and at least one roadside device. The vehicle station and the roadside device exchange information with a server. The vehicle...

04/17/14 - 20140105080 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication program
There is provided a wireless communication apparatus capable of using a first MAC protocol and a second MAC protocol including one wireless communication unit. The wireless communication unit includes: a MAC protocol control unit carrying out state transitions and processing in a present state according to the first MAC protocol...

04/17/14 - 20140105081 - Communication network system
In a communication network system with a plurality of nodes connected to a common transmission line, each master candidate node includes an idle time measurement device for measuring an idle time of the transmission line. Once each master candidate node acquires the master privilege and becomes a master node, the...

04/03/14 - 20140092796 - Method and system for communicating with an alarm system
An alarm system can provide security, fire, protection, or other alarm services for a premises, such as for a building or other property. A communication system can provide the alarm system with long-range connectivity, so the alarm system can communicate voice, data, or other information with a remote entity. In...

03/27/14 - 20140086120 - Heterogeneous mesh network and a multi-rat node used therein
This invention discloses a heterogeneous mesh network comprised of multiple radio access technology nodes, wherein nodes can function dynamically, switching roles between client and server. Moreover, these nodes can operate in a heterogeneous fashion with respect to one another. In an alternate embodiment, the invention describes a mesh network comprised...

02/20/14 - 20140050132 - Method for revocable deletion of pdn connection
The invention relates to a method of operating a network node in a telecommunication network, such as an MME. The method comprising: initiating a PDN connection revocable deletion procedure for a device when at least one predetermined criterion is fulfilled; sending a PDN connection revocable deletion request to another network...

02/13/14 - 20140044026 - Apparatus having and method for implementing a distributed architecture for receiving and/or transmitting radio frequency signals
A distributed architecture system for receiving radio frequency (RF) signals includes a receiving unit receiving a plurality of RF signals. The receiving unit includes means for combining the plurality of RF signals into a multiplexed signal. A head unit receives and separates the multiplexed signal into a plurality of information...

01/30/14 - 20140029493 - Wireless communication interworking function
A method and apparatus facilitate data communication between a first device and a second device, such as an application server or Internet portal and a wireless terminal. A wireless link between devices supports communication via plural protocols, such as SMS and TCP/IP over GPRS. An interworking function (IWF) allows communication...

01/23/14 - 20140022968 - Home network of connected consumer devices
A consumer product device has a consumer product, a communication module capable of communicating in a mesh network, and a power connector electrically coupled to the communication module....

01/16/14 - 20140016527 - Physical layer management at a wall plate device
One embodiment is directed to a wall plate device including one or more jacks. Each jack includes a rear attachment point configured to couple to one or more communication paths in a semi-permanent manner. Each jack also includes a front attachment point configured to mate with a connector of a...

01/16/14 - 20140016528 - Wireless communication system and wireless communication control method, wireless communication device and wireless communication method, and computer program
A wireless communication device in a wireless network sets management information notification cycles at specified time intervals and transmits management information containing receive timing information showing its own position to start receiving information, receive window information, and receive cycle information. Another wireless communication device receiving that management information links it...

01/02/14 - 20140003309 - Systems and methods of transmitter protection for wireless communications
Various embodiments provide for systems and methods for wireless communications that implement transmitter protection schemes using spatial combining. The protection scheme implemented by some embodiments provides for a number of benefits, including without limitation: hitless protection; constant power monitoring for each wireless channel being utilized; extra gain to wireless signals...

12/26/13 - 20130343246 - Using voip call pickup for optimized incoming call treatment on mobile devices
A method and system employs a mobile phone which equipped with mobile application that can receive notification about incoming call and telephony server which can send notification about incoming call. Upon receiving notification device establishes a VOIP pickup call to the server. Parameters of pickup call can be either pre-provisioned...

12/19/13 - 20130336182 - Systems and methods for identifying enhanced frames for wireless communication
Systems, methods, and devices for wireless communication. In one aspect, a method for communicating in a wireless network is provided. The method includes generating a media access control frame including a header. The header includes a type field having a type value and a retry field having a retry value....

12/12/13 - 20130329613 - Identifying a random advertising device as a connected device
An electronic device is described. When this electronic device receives a packet containing an address from another electronic device, the electronic device determines if a connection has already been established with the other electronic device using another address. If so, instead of establishing another connection with the other electronic device...

12/05/13 - 20130322310 - Telematics communication system and method
A communication system included in a telematics unit is provided. A GPIO communication port connects a plurality of communication modules included in the telematics unit, and thus enables each of the communication modules to transmit/receive data depending on the data transmission/reception state of the other communication module. Accordingly, provided are...

12/05/13 - 20130322311 - Home agent discovery upon changing the mobility management scheme
The invention relates to a method for discovering a home agent serving a mobile node upon the mobile node changing its mobility management scheme in a packet-switched network and the implementation of such method in a mobile node or home agent. In order to propose a home agent discover scheme...

12/05/13 - 20130322312 - Method and apparatus for iut in a wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, to a method and apparatus for performing or supporting inter-UE transfer (IUT). The method for performing relevant IUT operations by first user equipment and second user equipment according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a step...

11/28/13 - 20130315118 - Implementing an inter-pal pass-through
A system and method are provided that implement an inter-protocol adaptation layer (inter-PAL) pass-through processing scheme in wireless communicating devices operating with separate PALs to combine use of the individually-beneficial features of one PAL by allowing a first order capability for cross-talk between the PALs. A first PAL data packet...

11/21/13 - 20130308505 - Apparatus for transmitting a broadcast signal, apparatus for receiving a broadcast signal, and method for transmitting/receiving a broadcast signal using an apparatus for transmitting/receiving a broadcast signal
Disclosed is an apparatus for transmitting a broadcast signal, an apparatus for receiving a broadcast signal, and a method for transmitting/receiving a broadcast signal using an apparatus for transmitting/receiving broadcast signal. A method for transmitting a broadcast signal according to the present invention comprises the steps of: generating a first...

11/21/13 - 20130308506 - Automatic device-to-device connection control by environmental information
The various aspects are directed to automatic device-to-device connection control. An aspect extracts a first sound signature, wherein the extracting the first sound signature comprises extracting a sound signature from a sound signal emanating from a certain direction, receives a second sound signature from a peer device, compares the first...

11/14/13 - 20130301493 - Method of transmitting data
Disclosed herein are a method of transmitting data and a method of receiving data. In the method of transmitting data, a management frame including data to be transmitted is configured, and the configured management frame is transmitted. In the method of receiving data, a management frame is received and then...

11/14/13 - 20130301494 - Method and apparatus of processing digital broadcasting signal including transmission ensemble number fields in transmitter and receiver
According to one embodiment, a method of processing a digital broadcasting signal in a transmitter includes: performing RS (Reed-Solomon) encoding on signaling data containing cross layer information between a physical layer and a upper layer; interleaving the RS encoded signaling data, wherein interleaving the RS encoded signaling data includes writing...

11/14/13 - 20130301495 - Daisy chaining device servers via ethernet
A device server intended for attaching serial devices to a network includes Ethernet communications, an Ethernet switch, and serial communication capability so that multiple device servers are connected in a “daisy chain” or series pattern. Galvanic isolation of the power supply from the housing and communication ports, screw terminal and...

10/31/13 - 20130286908 - Radio communication apparatus
A radio receiving apparatus for receiving the variable-length RLC PDU data in an RLC layer includes the buffer memory sectioned into a plurality of areas having a predetermined maximum data length of the RLC PDU data. By referring to a sequence number SN included in each received RLC PDU data,...

10/24/13 - 20130279379 - Systems and methods for wireless communication of long data units
Systems and methods for communicating the length of a data unit and determining control data based thereon are described herein. In some aspects, a processor and a transmitter are provided. The processor may be configured to determine a measurement unit for representing the length of a data unit, the data...

10/24/13 - 20130279380 - Broadcast signal transmitting apparatus, broadcast signal receiving apparatus, and broadcast signal transceiving method in broadcast signal transmitting and receiving apparatuses
Disclosed are a broadcast signal transmitting apparatus, a broadcast signal receiving apparatus, and a broadcast signal transceiving method in the broadcast signal transmitting and receiving apparatuses. The broadcast signal transmitting method comprises the steps of: compressing headers of data packets which are included in an Internet protocol (IP) stream identified...

10/17/13 - 20130272178 - Method for managing calls and mobile terminal using the same
A call management method, an associated mobile terminal, and a mobile terminal control method using a call status, and a related apparatus. A first status change information is created when a call connection for a first call is requested through a first call application. A second status change information is...

10/17/13 - 20130272179 - Frame padding for wireless communications
Systems and techniques relating to wireless communications are described. A described technique includes generating a physical frame and causing a transmission of the physical frame to the wireless communication device. The physical frame includes (i) one or more medium access control data units that encapsulate data for a wireless communication...

10/10/13 - 20130265917 - Communication method and system, access network device, and application server
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a communication method and system, an access network device, and an application server. The communication method includes: receiving, by an access network device, a service packet; and sending, by the access network device, the received service packet to an application server according to a...

10/10/13 - 20130265918 - Broadcast equipment communication protocol
A data link manager includes a User Datagram Protocol (UDP) receiver for receiving HD Radio broadcast equipment communication protocol (HDP) data or non-HD Radio broadcast equipment communication protocol (non-HDP) data using a User Datagram Protocol/Internet Protocol (UDP/IP) protocol; a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) receiver; and a router for receiving data...

10/10/13 - 20130265919 - Method and apparatus for adaptive transmission of sensor data with latency controls
Disclosed is a method and apparatus to continuously transmit high bandwidth, real-time data, on a communications network (e.g., wired, wireless, and a combination of wired and wireless segments). A control computing device uses user or application requirements to dynamically adjust the throughput of the system to match the bandwidth of...

10/10/13 - 20130265920 - Power boost in communication system
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide communication between networked nodes operating on a communication network medium. In an implementation, a node generates a broadcast frame that includes at least a preamble and a payload. The preamble of the broadcast frame may include auxiliary information. The auxiliary information may be...

10/10/13 - 20130265921 - Method and system for signaling by bit manipulation in communication protocols
In a communication environment configured to transfer data from a transmitting end to a receiving end according to a wireless device communication protocol, said wireless device communication protocol is configured with a field comprising a first content, a method for signaling, comprising: replacing the first content of the field with...

10/03/13 - 20130258917 - Mac extensions for smart antenna support
Apparatus and methods implement aggregation frames and allocation frames. The aggregation frames include a plurality of MSDUs or fragments thereof aggregated or otherwise combined together. An aggregation frame makes more efficient use of the wireless communication resources. The allocation frame defines a plurality of time intervals. The allocation frame specifies...

10/03/13 - 20130258918 - Method of commanding wireless devices
A method of commanding a first wireless communicating device from a second wireless communicating device, comprising the following steps performed by a main portion of the second device: joining a wireless communication network to which the first communicating device is connected, using procedures of the protocol stack of the first...

09/26/13 - 20130250823 - System and method for stabilizing a wireless monitoring network
Stabilization of a wireless information collection system for dispenser usage compliance in a facility is provided. This system and method enable network stabilization by providing a network “heartbeat.” The network stabilization operates independently from information collection. Therefore, the system and method are able to improve the reliability of wireless information...

09/26/13 - 20130250824 - Communication apparatus
A location information notifier (107) adds on usage channel information representing the communication channels that the onboard unit is using, to a location information notifying packet to be transmitted to notify the location of the onboard unit and transmits the location information notifying packet to another onboard unit that can...

08/29/13 - 20130223302 - Multi-protocol switching control system suitable for controlling different electronic devices of different protocols
A multi-protocol switching control system suitable for controlling different electronic devices of different protocols by using a router capable of receiving different kinds of protocol to instruct switch sets connected thereto. The system comprises: a wireless router for controlling at least one switch set; the switch set receiving control signals...

08/29/13 - 20130223303 - Radio apparatus that receives packet signal containing predetermined information
An RF unit, a modem unit and a processing unit receive packet signals sent from other radio apparatuses and broadcast packet signals. If no packet signals are received over a predetermined period of time, a timing control unit has the RF unit, the modem unit and the processing unit perform...

08/29/13 - 20130223304 - Core network and communication system
A core network connected to a mobile communication network and establishing voice communication between communication apparatuses receives, from the mobile communication network, to which an originating mobile communication apparatus is connected, a connection request that includes an identifier identifying a terminating communication apparatus, and determines at least one codec that...