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Signaling For Performing Battery Saving

Signaling For Performing Battery Saving patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/21/14 - 20140233442 - Power management in distributed antenna systems (dass), and related components, systems, and methods
Power management in a distributed communications system, such as a distributed antenna system (DAS), that includes determining user activity at remote units of the DAS. When user activity in one or more remote units falls below or above a specified threshold, power usage by the one or more remote units...

08/21/14 - 20140233443 - Link verification in a wireless network
A method and apparatus for verifying the status of a wireless connection between a wireless device and an access point are disclosed. If the number of missed beacon frames exceeds a threshold value, the wireless device transmits a link verification request to the access point. If the wireless device receives...

08/21/14 - 20140233444 - Systems and methods for wireless coexistence
Systems and methods are disclosed for coordinating operation of WLAN and ANT systems. A coexistence manager may determine an operating mode of the ANT transceiver and selectively enable and disable the ANT and WLAN transceivers based on the operating mode to reduce the potential for interference....

08/21/14 - 20140233445 - Multi-channel power control
Embodiments of computer-implemented methods, systems, computing devices, and computer-readable media are described herein for assigning transmission power to one or more components carriers in an uplink transmission utilizing carrier aggregation. In one embodiment, power is assigned to a component carrier based on the priority level of the component carrier. In...

08/14/14 - 20140226546 - Systems and methods for adapting a network search algorithm
An apparatus operable in a communication system is described. The apparatus includes means for obtaining a wireless communication device thermal condition input. The apparatus also includes means for adapting a network search algorithm. Adapting a network search algorithm includes adapting a network search algorithm based on the wireless communication device...

08/14/14 - 20140226547 - Selection of a transmission mode for wireless communications with a mobile device
Mechanisms for selecting a transmission mode for wireless communications with a mobile device are disclosed. A controller node determines a plurality of rate regions. Each rate region corresponds to a transmission mode of a plurality of transmission modes. A selected rate region of the plurality of rate regions is identified....

08/14/14 - 20140226548 - Method and apparatus for performing tcp communication in a wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for performing Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) communication at a network node in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving, by the network node that controls a connection between a Mobile Station (MS) and a data network, a TCP KeepAlive packet for maintaining a...

08/14/14 - 20140226549 - Optimal energy efficient bandwidth aggregation system
A novel optimal, energy-efficient, and deployable bandwidth aggregation system for multiple interface enabled devices has been developed which satisfies the goal of achieving a user defined throughput level with optimal energy consumption over multiple interfaces, deployability without changes to current legacy servers, and leveraging incremental deployment to achieve increased performance...

08/14/14 - 20140226550 - Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in a wireless communication device
A wireless communications power saving method and apparatus is provided. The method includes establishing a circular buffer configured to maintain a number of most recently encountered frame delay times and waiting a frame delay time after receiving a further frame before the station enters a power save state. Frame delay...

08/14/14 - 20140226551 - Terminal apparatus, communication system, communication method, and base station apparatus
In a communication system in which a base station apparatus and a terminal apparatus communicate with each other, a base station apparatus, a terminal apparatus, and a communication system with which the base station apparatus and the terminal apparatus can efficiently communicate with each other are provided. The terminal apparatus...

08/07/14 - 20140219146 - Reducing power consumption when bridging independent chipsets
A wireless communication device architecture is provided. The wireless communication device can include a WLAN chipset, a cellular chipset, and an application processor. The application processor can include a first portion and a second portion. The first portion can include at least one root complex powered via a dedicated power...

08/07/14 - 20140219147 - Systems and methods for power saving for multicast and broadcast data
Systems and methods are disclosed for wireless communication including transmitting a beacon comprising group traffic information indicating whether group traffic is buffered for transmission and multicast/broadcast (MB) information indicating a type of the buffered group traffic with a first node. The beacon may be received by a second node, allowing...

08/07/14 - 20140219148 - Method and apparatus for waking up a device
A method and an apparatus for waking up a device are disclosed by embodiments of the present invention. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting, by a first device, whether a second device transmits a radio signal, when a timing interval of a timer is equal to a preset threshold,...

08/07/14 - 20140219149 - Access point (ap) for allocating association identification (aid) based on type of stations (stas) and operation method of ap
Provided is an access point (AP) for providing wireless communication to a plurality of stations (STAs), the AP including a type determiner to determine a type of each of the plurality of STAs, and an association identification (AID) allocator to allocate AIDs to the plurality of STAs, respectively, based on...

08/07/14 - 20140219150 - Base station in cellular network system and sleep control method for base station
It is provided a base station included in a cellular network system together with other neighboring base stations, which provides information service to a user terminal. The base station comprising: a determination unit for comparing states of traffic currently provided by said base station and other neighboring base stations and...

08/07/14 - 20140219151 - Reducing power consumption in connected mode discontinuous reception
A method for reducing power consumption in connected mode discontinuous reception is disclosed. The method can include a wireless communication device sending a transmission for a pending HARQ retransmission process and receiving an ACK for the transmission. The method can further include the wireless communication device determining a subset of...

08/07/14 - 20140219152 - Method and an apparatus in a user equipment for controlling transmission power of the user equipment
Disclosed are methods and apparatuses in user equipments (1400) and network nodes (1410, 420) for controlling transmission power of the user equipments when the user equipments are connected to a wireless network. The disclosed methods and apparatuses deals with independently controlling transmission power of SRS signals and signals comprising traffic...

08/07/14 - 20140219153 - Method and apparatus for adjusting sound reference signal transmission power
A method of adjusting a transmit power for sounding reference signals in a wireless communication system supporting a plurality of cells, performed by a user equipment, including determining a first transmit power for a first sound reference signal (SRS) to be transmitted on a first serving cell and a second...

08/07/14 - 20140219154 - Method for power-on control of mobile terminal and mobile terminal
The disclosure discloses a method for power-on control of a mobile terminal and a mobile terminal. The method includes: when a power-on detection flag bit in a mobile terminal is at a high level, judging whether there is an external power supply access event; if it is judged that there...

08/07/14 - 20140219155 - Power saving mechanism for mobile terminal
A mobile terminal includes a detector configured to detect presence of a first possible connection to a mobile network and a second possible connection to the mobile network, the first possible connection being a connection of a first technology and the second possible connection being a connection of a second...

07/31/14 - 20140211673 - Discontinuous reception method and user equipment using the same
The present application relates to a DRX method in a CoMP scenario. In one embodiment, the DRX method comprises steps of detecting a new transmission on a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) of one of at least two Base Stations (BSs) each of which is serving the UE; and triggering...

07/31/14 - 20140211674 - Advantageous uses of instructions instructing stations of wlan networks to desist from transmissions
A wireless device provided according to an aspect of the present invention first operates as an access point (AP) and transmits instructions which instruct associated stations to desist from transmitting data packets to the AP. According to another aspect, the instructions correspond to CTS-to-self signal, but the AP also desists...

07/31/14 - 20140211675 - Delivering a plurality of simultaneous sessions to a client via a radio access network
A method (300) of a network node for delivering a plurality of simultaneous sessions to a client via a Radio Access Network (RAN) is provided. The method comprises identifying (301) a streaming session, reshaping (302) the streaming session into a sequence of bursts and silent periods, identifying (303) at least...

07/31/14 - 20140211676 - Dynamic adaptation of a traffic inactivity timer
A method for dynamically adapting a traffic inactivity timer is disclosed. The method can include a wireless communication device determining a data traffic level on a wireless network interface and determining whether the data traffic level exceeds a threshold data traffic level. The method can further include the wireless communication...

07/31/14 - 20140211677 - Prach-based proximity detection
Improvements to signaling procedures for use in physical random access channel (PRACH)-based proximity detection are disclosed. Signaling and signaling processes from a serving base station may trigger a more efficient and reliable transmission of PRACH from related user equipment (UE). At the dynamic power nodes (DPNs) monitoring for such PRACH-based...

07/31/14 - 20140211678 - Methods and apparatus for low power wake up signal and operations for wlan
Methods and apparatuses for wireless communications are disclosed. In one aspect, an apparatus for wireless communications includes a receiver configured to wirelessly receive a message comprising a time for the apparatus to wake up and instructions to execute an action in response to receiving a paging frame from a wireless...

07/31/14 - 20140211679 - Communication state transitioning control
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe devices, methods, computer-readable media and systems configurations for managing state transitions of communication circuitries in wireless networks. Embodiments manage radio resource control (RRC) state transitions and/or discontinuous reception (DRX) state transitions. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed....

07/31/14 - 20140211680 - Communication method and communication apparatus by station that operates in power safe mode in wireless lan system
A method for communication performed by a station in a wireless local area network system is provided. The method includes receiving a first change sequence from an access point, transmitting a probe request frame to an access point in order to request updated system information, the probe request frame including...

07/24/14 - 20140204814 - Power saving in wireless network entities
Power saving in wireless networks is disclosed. A wireless network entity that includes a module to enable a reduction in power consumption in that wireless network entity is also disclosed. The module is configured to determine that a selected wireless station of one or more wireless stations associated with the...

07/24/14 - 20140204815 - Application or context aware fast dormancy
Systems and methods for improving battery life and transmission efficiency of mobile devices are disclosed. Some embodiments provide for application and/or context aware fast dormancy on a mobile device or user equipment (UE) and/or via a proxy server. By incorporating application and context information, e.g., when an application opens a...

07/24/14 - 20140204816 - Mobile device with application or context aware fast dormancy
Systems and methods for improving battery life and transmission efficiency of mobile devices are disclosed. Some embodiments provide for application and/or context aware fast dormancy on a mobile device or user equipment (UE) and/or via a proxy server. By incorporating application and context information, e.g., when an application opens a...

07/24/14 - 20140204817 - Methods and apparatuses for increased battery performance in networks with different drx cycles
A system includes a processor and a memory connected with the processor, the memory to store logic. A DRX module also connects with the processor. The DRX module alternatively provides both a CS DRX cycle length and a PS DRX cycle length observed from network configuration. The processor executes the...

07/24/14 - 20140204818 - Access point and method for aggregate mpdu (a-mpdu) and power-save multi-poll (psmp) operation
Embodiments of wireless devices and methods for aggregate MPDU (A-MPDU) communications in an IEEE 802.11n network are generally described herein. Two or more A-MPDU subframes are aggregated to form an A-MPDU. In some embodiments, an access point (AP) that is configured for power-save multi-poll (PSMP) operation transmits a PSMP burst...

07/24/14 - 20140204819 - Wireless communication system, mobile station, base station, and wireless communication system control method
A wireless communication system includes a mobile station and a base station. The base station includes a blind decoding control unit that transmits a signal including a control signal serving as a trigger to change a decoding process to the mobile station based on a result of measurement of the...

07/24/14 - 20140204820 - Method and arrangement in a telecommunication system
The present disclosure relates to a method in a network node for controlling DRX to be applied by a user equipment, UE, connected to said network node. Said network node can order the UE to enter a first DRX cycle by means of a specific control element. The method comprises...

07/24/14 - 20140204821 - Method for transceiving data on basis of service period scheduling in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same
Provided is a method for transceiving data in a wireless LAN system on the basis of station (STA)-based service period scheduling. The method comprises entering an awake state, configuring a service period for transceiving an access point (AP) and data, transceiving the AP and the data during the service period,...

07/24/14 - 20140204822 - Method and apparatus of transmitting paging frame and wakeup frame
This document discloses a method and an apparatus for transmitting a paging frame and wakeup frame. The An AP comprises a transceiver receiving a paging frame from an STA; and a processor generating a wakeup frame for informing of existence of buffered data to be transmitted to the STA in...

07/17/14 - 20140198693 - Devices and methods for facilitating reacquisition procedures
Access terminals are adapted to facilitate reacquisition procedures for a slotted idle mode. According to one example, an access terminal can operate in a slotted idle mode. The access terminal can then determine one or more optimized parameters for reacquisition procedures. In one example, the access terminal can determine an...

07/17/14 - 20140198694 - Transmission power control schemes for d2d communications
Power control schemes for D2D communications are described. The schemes control the transmission power of a UE during D2D communications in a manner that reduces interference while maintaining the D2D communications link and the cellular link with the eNB. Open-loop and/or closed-loop techniques are employed....

07/17/14 - 20140198695 - Apparatus and method for avoiding system losses for m2m devices operating at longer slot cycle
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to an apparatus and methods capable of pre-correcting reacquisition slew of pilot signal timing when a mobile device operates in a slotted mode or discontinuous reception (DRX) mode. In one aspect, a mobile device is operated in slotted mode. The mobile device wakes...

07/17/14 - 20140198696 - Apparatus and method for discontinuous receive in communication systems with large number of antennas
A user equipment (UE) performs a method for supporting discontinuous receive (DRX) in a wireless network. The method includes waking up at a wake up time associated with a beginning of a DRX cycle, the DRX cycle comprising a plurality of subframes. The method also includes determining whether to perform...

07/17/14 - 20140198697 - Method for exiting a low-consumption standby mode, and associated device
The invention relates to a method for controlling a device operating in several operating modes corresponding to different levels of power consumption and comprising a first and a second communication interface, said method being characterized in that it comprises the steps of activating said second communication interface upon receiving a...

07/17/14 - 20140198698 - System and method for filtering broadcast messages received over a wireless local area network
A user device configured to communicate with a remote device via a Wireless Access Point (WAP) listens on one or more active ports for data sent by the WAP while in a sleep mode. Upon receiving data, the user device identifies the port over which it received the data and...

07/17/14 - 20140198699 - Reducing power consumption in voice over lte terminals using semi persistent scheduling in connected discontinuous reception mode
A connection with a network that includes a base station (BS) may be established by a user device (UE) via a wireless connection, for conducting communications using semi persistent scheduling (SPS) in a connected discontinuous reception (C-DRX) mode. The SPS transmit periodicity may be adjusted with respect to the SPS...

07/17/14 - 20140198700 - Method and apparatus for controlling traffic in electronic device
A method for controlling traffic in an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting a process request event for a first traffic, identifying whether the first traffic is allowed to be delayed, detecting whether a second traffic is generated if the first traffic is allowed to be delayed in...

07/17/14 - 20140198701 - Deciding whether to send uplink control signaling based on the active time status of a user equipment configured with discontinuous reception (drx)
A method in a user equipment for deciding whether or not to send an uplink transmission (ie. Channel State Information, CSI, and/or Sounding Reference Signal, SRS) to a radio access network node (Node B) is provided. The user equipment and radio access network node (Node B) are comprised in a...

07/10/14 - 20140192690 - Ue beaconing using rach transmissions for small cells
A method of beacon detection performed by a small cell device includes: exchanging beacon parameters with a user equipment (UE); entering a low power mode after exchanging the beacon parameters with the UE; receiving, from the UE, a beacon in a random access channel (RACH) preamble containing the beacon parameters...

07/10/14 - 20140192691 - Reliable delivery of data specified for transmission by multicasting in wireless networks
An access point (AP) of a WLAN maintains a list of wireless clients in the WLAN that belong to a special class. The AP receives data to be transmitted to the wireless clients as a multicast packet, and examines the list to determine whether any wireless clients belong to the...

07/10/14 - 20140192692 - Power saving for a communication device
A communication device comprising: a first radio capable of communicating according to a first protocol and having a set of operational modes; and a second radio capable of communicating according to a second protocol, the communication device being configured to, in dependence on one or more communications by the second...

07/10/14 - 20140192693 - Systems and methods to optimize power consumption for lte embms
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to a methods and systems operable by a network entity for wireless communication, that includes determining that User Equipment (UE) is in idle mode and receiving eMBMS (evolved Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service); and based on the determining, activating a power optimization procedure...

07/10/14 - 20140192694 - Triggering downlink traffic with timing indication
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided in order to provide a technique to trigger downlink traffic with a timing indication. The method, apparatus and computer program product may utilize one or more of a (1) “downlink transmission time” in the synch NDP frame indicating the beginning of...

07/10/14 - 20140192695 - Mobile node group formation and management
The subject disclosure is directed towards mobile network management by reducing energy consumption and increasing a lifetime of one or more nodes. By determining a beacon listening duration and a beacon listening period in response to an energy budget, each node may minimize or reduce latencies associated with node discovery...

07/10/14 - 20140192696 - Mac enhancement to support multi-periodic gts allocation for personal area network (pan) systems
A personal area network (PAN) coordinator (26) of a medical body area network (MBAN) (36) allocates multi-periodic guaranteed time slots (GTSs) to sensor devices (12, 14) of the MBAN (36). The PAN coordinator (26) includes a controller (40) configured to receive a request for a multi-periodic GTS from a sensor...