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Signaling For Performing Battery Saving

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10/23/14 - 20140313952 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for assigned access slot group indication
Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments of the invention are disclosed for assigned access slot group indication employable, for example, in connection with wireless networks. In an example embodiment of the invention, a method, comprises: receiving at a device from an access node: an encode of a block portion...

10/23/14 - 20140313953 - Adjusting measurement reports to reduce power consumption
A UE may improve power performance by adjusting measurement reports based on uplink power. The UE factors in the uplink transmit power into the downlink radio signal strength measurement results that are reported to a network. When the UE is transmitting higher than normal uplink power, the UE can adjust...

10/23/14 - 20140313954 - Apparatus and method for saving energy in a communication system supporting multiple interfaces
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for saving energy in a communication system supporting multiple interfaces. The apparatus for saving energy in a communication system supporting multiple interfaces based on a network, comprises: a profile database maintaining profile information related to an amount of power consumption by...

10/23/14 - 20140313955 - System and method for uplink timing synchronization in conjunction with discontinous reception
Systems and methods for controlling sounding reference signal transmission are provided; a user equipment starts transmitting the sounding reference signal in anticipation of uplink data transmission, and then discontinues transmitting the sounding reference signal after completion of uplink data transmission....

10/23/14 - 20140313956 - Trading spectrum for energy savings in green cognitive cellular networks
Technologies are generally described for reducing overall power consumption of a wireless network such as a cellular network through spectrum trading. According to some examples, spectrum may be shared between primary base stations (PBSs) and secondary base stations (SBSs) to reduce a power consumption of PBSs and increase the spectral...

10/23/14 - 20140313957 - Method and device for power saving
The present invention discloses a method and device for power saving, receiving the hibernation instruction sent by the network side, one or multiple hardware units inside a station (STA) are turned off to allow the STA to enter a hibernation mode; When STA receives a service instruction from the network...

10/23/14 - 20140313958 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing changes in power saving procedures
A method and devices are provided for use in a wireless communications network for affecting changes in a power saving class (PSC) associated with a subscriber terminal. The method comprises the steps of: providing at least one PSC for use by said subscriber terminal; at each of said subscriber terminal...

10/23/14 - 20140313959 - Apparatus and method for processing downlink signal
An apparatus includes a downlink signal differentiating unit is configured to receive a downlink signal and differentiate a type of the downlink signal. A public baseband processing unit is connected to the downlink signal differentiating unit and is configured to receive a public downlink signal obtained by the downlink signal...

10/23/14 - 20140313960 - Direct digital signal processor control of multi-channel scan for re-establishing connections in a wirelessly networked device
A method and system for establishing a wireless connection between a portable computer system and a wireless network, particularly when the portable computer system goes out of coverage and a wireless connection needs to be re-established. The portable computer system has a main processor and a digital signal processor (DSP)....

10/23/14 - 20140313961 - Control method and system in a communication system
Disclosed is a power control method by a first device in a communication system. In the power control method, a first communication module is activated by supplying power to the first communication module without supplying power to the second communication module, data is received using the first communication module, the...

10/23/14 - 20140313962 - System coordinated wlan scanning
The invention proposes a scan control device, wherein in the scan operation a network detection is performed, the device comprising a request receiving means for receiving at least one request for providing scan information, and a scan control means for performing a scan operation independently from receiving the scan information...

10/23/14 - 20140313963 - Wireless communication device
A wireless communication device 81 operates in either a ROD mode or a non-ROD mode. The non-ROD mode sets the state of the device to an active state that the device can perform wireless communication compliant with a first communication scheme with a communication destination device 82. The ROD mode:...

10/16/14 - 20140307600 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for reducing power consumption for wireless communications
Method, apparatus, and computer program product example embodiments enable wireless communication devices to reduce power consumption. In example embodiments, a method comprises receiving, by a communication controller in a wireless communication device, proximity settings, from a host in the wireless communication device, for determining proximity of a peer wireless communication...

10/16/14 - 20140307601 - Power saving enhancements with low latency 802.11
An access terminal transmits at least one uplink transaction to an access point during a transaction slot of a frame including a plurality of slots, when a transaction criterion is satisfied. The transaction criterion may be receipt of a beacon signal from the access point indicating the access point has...

10/16/14 - 20140307602 - Method for transmitting and receiving frame performed by station operating in power save mode in wireless local area network system and apparatus for the same
A method for transmitting and receiving frames performed by a station (STA) in power save mode in a wireless local area network is provided. The method includes: transmitting a Power Save (PS) poll frame to an access point (AP) in a first 20 MHz channel; transmitting at least one duplicated...

10/16/14 - 20140307603 - Discontinuous reception for multicarrier systems with flexible bandwidth carrier
Methods, systems, and devices are provided for discontinuous reception (DRX) alignment for multicarrier systems that may utilize one or more flexible bandwidth carriers. Tools and techniques are provided that may help ensure signaling alignment, such as with respect to DRX cycles, in multicarrier systems that may utilize one or more...

10/16/14 - 20140307604 - Communication device and communication method
A communication device includes a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to transmit a first packet including a first information within a contention-free period assigned to the communication device, the first packet storing last data to be transmitted in the contention-free period, the first information indicating...

10/16/14 - 20140307605 - Data transmission method of multi-hop network and device using the same
There are provided a data transmission method of a multi-hop network and a device using the same. The data transmission method of the multi-hop network according to the invention may include receiving information on the multi-hop network, receiving a predetermined desired communication reliability (DCR) of data transmission from a source...

10/16/14 - 20140307606 - Method and system for the control of discontinuous reception in a wireless network
Methods and apparatus for controlling discontinuous reception on a mobile device and in particular to control a short discontinuous reception timer in response to receipt of a medium access control control element. The methods and apparatus include stopping, restarting or maintaining the short discontinuous reception timer. Methods and apparatus for...

10/16/14 - 20140307607 - System wakeup on wireless network messages
While an information handling device is in a reduced power state, the information handling device transitions from the reduced power state to a higher power state in response to receiving a message over an established wireless network connection that maintains a presence on a wireless network. In turn, the information...

10/16/14 - 20140307608 - Wireless communication system and method
A method and system for wireless communication are provided. The method for wireless communication comprises following steps. The master device encodes an information code sequence including a communication demand into a wake-up sequence and transmits the wake-up sequence to each slave device continuously within a preset time period. The slave...

10/09/14 - 20140301257 - Novel decoding algorithm for the hs-dpcch harq message exploiting the pre-and postambles
A method that is implemented by a base station to decode a high speed dedicated physical control channel (HS-DPCCH) using a preamble and postamble of a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) message while maintaining a fixed false alarm probability of interpreting a discontinuous transmission (DTX) as a HARQ acknowledgement (ACK)...

10/09/14 - 20140301258 - Sip signaling cut-through
Systems and methods are provided for reducing power consumption in a mobile device having a Internet Protocol (IP) multimedia subsystem (IMS) framework for supporting, e.g., Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE), IP Voice over High Speed Packet Access (VoHSPA), and Rich Communication Suite (RCS) features. To support such functionality in...

10/09/14 - 20140301259 - Dynamic voltage and frequency scaling in wireless modems
Methods and apparatuses are described in which dynamic voltage and frequency scaling may be used to save power when processing packets in a wireless communications device. In some cases, inframe detection may allow the device to determine whether to transition from a first (e.g., lower) voltage level to a second...

10/09/14 - 20140301260 - System and method for enabling low power devices
Various embodiments are directed to a wireless access point capable of reserving a wireless communication channel by sending a quiet message to multiple legacy devices. The quiet message may include data identifying periodic quiet durations during which the legacy devices cannot access the wireless communication channel. The wireless access point...

10/09/14 - 20140301261 - Methods, device and node for drx of data
A method performed by a radio communication device for discontinuous reception, DRX, of data from a radio network node is disclosed. When information, indicating that data is scheduled to the radio communication device in a DRX cycle, is received (102, 104(Y)) during an initial part of a DRX cycle, a...

10/09/14 - 20140301262 - In-subframe adaptive adjusting
Methods, apparatuses, systems, and devices are described for wireless communication. In one configuration, an allocation of physical resources to be utilized by a wireless communication device during one or more portions of a subframe may be received at the wireless communication device. There may then be determined, based on the...

10/09/14 - 20140301263 - Timing resolution for devices with long sleep cycles
Timing resolution for user equipments (UEs) that operate using a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode that includes various sleep cycles may be addressed through selection of various alternative wake up procedures. A UE selects a wake-up procedure based on the length of the sleep cycle. The UE may use details of...

10/09/14 - 20140301264 - Method and apparatus for controlling discontinuous reception in a wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for controlling Discontinuous Reception (DRX) by a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is provided. The UE receives a DRX configuration parameter from an evolved Node B (eNB), and determines whether to start an on-duration timer based on the DRX configuration parameter, after a...

10/09/14 - 20140301265 - Carrier control method and corresponding base station device
Embodiments of present invention disclose a carrier control method, including: acquiring traffic information of a current period on one or more baseband boards in a base station itself, wherein the traffic information includes traffic of each sector; configuring, according to the acquired traffic information of the current period, a disabling...

10/09/14 - 20140301266 - Method of monitoring control channel in wireless communication system
A method of monitoring a control channel in a wireless communication system includes monitoring a physical down-link control channel (PDCCH) during a monitored duration, wherein the monitored duration is a part of a discontinuous reception (DRX) period, the DRX period specifying the periodic repetition of the monitored duration followed by...

10/02/14 - 20140293848 - Communication device data channel access
A communication device of an apparatus in one example comprises a radio interface for wireless data transfers over a data channel. The communication device comprises a data channel module adapted to receive at least one data channel request. The data channel request comprises a request for access to the data...

10/02/14 - 20140293849 - Powering a network device with converted electrical power
Examples disclose a networking device comprising a thermopile to convert a temperature difference between a heat surface and an ambient surface into electrical power. Additionally, the examples disclose a power management module to power the networking device with the converted electrical power....

10/02/14 - 20140293850 - Power-saving tdma mac for wireless body area networks
A time division multiple access (TDMA) media access control (MAC) protocol is provided for wireless body area networks (BANs). In particular, in some embodiments the described network devices utilize a reservation-based power saving polling (RESP) MAC protocol for communication. The RESP MAC can be configured to provide methods for emergency...

10/02/14 - 20140293851 - Systems and methods for synchronization within a neighborhood aware network
Methods, devices, and computer program products for synchronization of wireless devices in a peer-to-peer network are described herein. In one aspect, a method for determining at least one of a time for exiting and a time for entering a low power sleep mode to utilize a discovery window is provided....

10/02/14 - 20140293852 - Wireless communication network system, wireless communication station, wireless communication device, and battery consumption smoothing method
A wireless communication network system includes a first wireless communication device; and second wireless communication devices. The first wireless communication device selects a master unit from among the second wireless communication devices, on the basis of reception quality and storage battery remaining levels, and sends, to the selected master unit,...

10/02/14 - 20140293853 - Method for transmitting machine type communication data and apparatus for the same
A method for transmitting machine type communication (MTC) data and an apparatus therefor are disclosed. A method for transmitting data in a MTC device located in a mobile communication system may comprise estimating an absolute position of the MTC device, receiving an awake message, extracting downlink synchronization information and absolute...

10/02/14 - 20140293854 - Method and system for server-side handling of a low-power client in a wide area network
A CMTS may receive a request that a network device be permitted to enter a power-saving mode of operation. In response, the CMTS may enter a power-saving mode of operation wherein MAC management messages, transmission opportunities for the sleeping network device, and/or contention periods on one or more channels occur...

10/02/14 - 20140293855 - Wireless communication system and wireless router
In an ad-hoc wireless communication system, when there occurs a disparity in the remaining amounts of the batteries of wireless routers, it is impossible for each wireless router to change a communication route by itself. As proposed herein, in an invented multi-hop wireless network for communication via a plurality of...

10/02/14 - 20140293856 - Data-related task support in wireless communication systems
Apparatuses may stay synchronized with a network via a beacon signal that is transmitted at a set interval. Various communication-related activities may be planned around an instance when a beacon signal is expected, or a target beacon transmission time (TBTT). While some networked apparatuses are active during every TBTT, other...

10/02/14 - 20140293857 - Method and apparatus for managing terminals
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus comprising at least one memory configured to store an identity of a terminal, at least one processing core configured to use a terminal-specific inactivity timer value and to associate the terminal-specific inactivity timer value with...

10/02/14 - 20140293858 - Node detection in a cellular communication network
A technique for detecting a neighboring node in a cellular communication network is disclosed. The neighboring node may employ a different radio access technology (RAT) and/or operate at a different frequency than adjacent nodes. The neighboring node transmits cell-specific or user equipment (UE) specific information using one or more Multicast...

09/25/14 - 20140286210 - Fast detection of discontinuous transmission
Techniques for detecting discontinuous transmission (DTX) are disclosed. In an example method, given a sequence of bits that is known by a wireless receiver to be included in transmission bursts targeted to the wireless receiver and given a series of received signal samples corresponding to an expected transmission burst for...

09/25/14 - 20140286211 - Wireless device with wlan and wpan communication capabilities
A wireless device which operates according to a first protocol specification in active durations specified by the first protocol, and according to a second protocol specification in the idle durations specified by the first protocol specification. In an embodiment, the first protocol specification corresponds to IEEE 802.15.4 standard and the...

09/25/14 - 20140286212 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium
An information processing system includes a first wireless communication apparatus, a second wireless communication apparatus, and an information processing apparatus. The first wireless communication apparatus receives data from a mobile communication terminal, and is capable of switching between an active state and a non-active state. The second wireless communication apparatus...

09/25/14 - 20140286213 - Mobile device power management while providing location services
The disclosure is related to managing power consumption of a user equipment (UE) while providing location services. An aspect determines whether a given sensor configuration of a plurality of sensor configurations minimizes power consumption of the UE, wherein a sensor configuration comprises a set of values for a set of...

09/25/14 - 20140286214 - Method and apparatus for ue-only discontinuous-tx smart blanking
Aspects of the methods and apparatus relate to performing user equipment (UE) only discontinuous transmission (DTX) smart blanking. One aspect of the methods and apparatus include maintaining a list of voice configurations that would trigger user equipment (UE) discontinuous transmission (DTX). Further, the aspect includes receiving a current voice configuration...

09/25/14 - 20140286215 - Extended discontinuous reception (drx) cycle length in wireless communication networks
Embodiments of wireless communication devices and method for discontinuous reception (DRX) mode in wireless communication are generally described herein. Some of these embodiments describe a wireless communication device having a module to cause the wireless communication device to enter the DRX mode in an operational state of the wireless communication...

09/25/14 - 20140286216 - Wireless communication device using common control channel and wireless communication method using the same
A wireless communication method using a control channel between wireless communication devices including: exchanging profile information between a node and intermediate relay nodes therearound so as to allow the node to transmit/receive data to/from a destination node; determining, by the node, a first intermediate relay node using the profile information...

09/25/14 - 20140286217 - Power management in a wireless network having stations with different power capabilities
Embodiments herein provide a device for communicating in a wireless network, the device comprising a processor, a memory, and a radio, wherein the device is to communicate to an associated access point (AP) information that includes a Max Idle time period corresponding to a time period set within the AP...

09/25/14 - 20140286218 - Method and apparatus for transmitting list of bearers in wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for transmitting a list of bearers in a wireless communication system is provided. A first eNodeB (eNB) of an energy saving cell configures a list of minimum required evolved-UMTS terrestrial radio access network (E-UTRAN) radio access bearers (E-RABs) or required E-RABs, and transmits the configured list...

09/25/14 - 20140286219 - Methods and apparatus for performing measurements in adaptive downlink power transmission
A wireless device, and a method therein, for performing a measurement on a first type of radio signal. The wireless device is comprised in a communications network. The wireless device receives at least two resource specific parameters for the first type of radio signal. The at least two resource specific...