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Signaling For Performing Battery Saving

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Devices and methods for facilitating power savings by optimized data block decodes in wireless communications systems
02/26/15 - 20150055527 - Access terminals are adapted to facilitate data block decoding, where a header may be decoded while a data payload is not decoded. According to one example, an access terminal can convey information from an upper layer of a protocol stack to a physical layer of the protocol stack. The conveyed...

Devices and methods for facilitating autonomous discontinuous transmission in access terminals
02/26/15 - 20150055528 - Access terminals are adapted to facilitate discontinuous transmission (DTX) employable during active transmissions. According to one example, an access terminal may be actively transmitting a plurality of frames on a reverse link channel. The access terminal can autonomously implement a DTX operation during the active reverse link transmissions, in which...

Method and apparatus for dynamically managing a non-discontinuous reception mode specific to user equipments, and system thereof
02/26/15 - 20150055529 - The present invention provides a method, an apparatus, and a system for dynamically managing a non-discontinuous reception mode specific to user equipments. In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining statistical data associated with an ongoing data transfer session with a user equipment. Further, the method includes analysing the statistical data...

Radio communication system, transmission-source radio communication apparatus, destination radio communication apparatus, and radio communication method
02/26/15 - 20150055530 - A transmission-source radio communication apparatus includes a transmission-time-sum integrating unit integrating transmission time per unit time of a radio frame, a transmission-time estimating and integrating unit estimating and integrating the transmission time per unit time in the future of a radio device number frame, a transmission-limit-time-of-day estimating unit estimating, using...

Radio communication system, user apparatus, base station, network, and communication control method
02/26/15 - 20150055531 - A user apparatus includes a radio communication unit capable of operating in a continuous reception mode in which receiving operations to receive control signals are continuously executed and in a discontinuous reception mode in which the receiving operations are discontinuously executed and an application running unit capable of running multiple...

Wireless device, a radio network node and methods for discontinuous reception in device to device communications
02/26/15 - 20150055532 - A wireless device and a method for controlling Discontinuous Reception (DRX) in the wireless device. The wireless device is capable of cellular and Device to Device (D2D) communication. The method comprises: in response to receiving a first uplink cellular communication grant, activating, for a first period of time (t1), a...

Data reception and transmission method and apparatus for power saving in communication system using multiple carriers
02/26/15 - 20150055533 - The present invention relates to a multi-carrier resource utilization method and apparatus for power saving in a communication system using a multi-carrier, in which the activation of a secondary carrier for transmitting and receiving data traffic between a terminal and a base station is determined according to the QoS (Quality...

Method of controlling transmit power of ue in wireless communication system and apparatus for the same
02/26/15 - 20150055534 - Disclosed herein is a method of transmitting a signal at a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving a radio resource control (RRC) configuration message from a network; determining a preference value relating to power saving after receiving the RRC configuration message; and transmitting the...

Control signal management system and method
02/26/15 - 20150055535 - A user equipment (UE) including a processor configured to transmit control plane data irrespective of on-duration/off-duration status....

Method and apparatus of sleep mode operation in a multi-carrier system
02/26/15 - 20150055536 - A method and a mobile station operating in a wireless communication system are described. Information on a primary carrier and one or more secondary carriers is received on a multi-carrier from a base station. Information on activation or deactivation of the one or more secondary carriers is received. The mobile...

Apparatus, method, and system for low power wearable wireless devices
02/19/15 - 20150049657 - A system, apparatus, and method for communicating with a wearable wireless device are provided. The system includes at least one data source, an aggregator configured to receive data from the at least one data source, and to communicate with an access point, the access point configured to communicate with the...

Managing ultra low energy (ule) devices using a base station capable of entering a no emission mode (nemo)
02/19/15 - 20150049658 - A method that includes operating a base station at a first operational mode thereby preventing the base station from a periodically transmitting a beacon; detecting, by the base station, a transmission from a first wireless communication device; determining, by the base station and in response to the transmission from the...

System and method for conserving power for a wireless device while maintaining a connection to a network
02/19/15 - 20150049659 - A system, device and method are described for operating a communication device communicating with a wireless network. The method comprises in a power save mode wherein a communication subsystem of the communication device has been deactivated: for a first period beginning at a first instance, re-activating the subsystem, executing an...

Communication method of a terminal and an access point for power saving
02/19/15 - 20150049660 - Provided is a communication technology of an access point and a terminal that may decrease power consumption by changing an operation state of the terminal from an awake state to a sleep state when a data stream to be transmitted to the terminal is absent or has completed in a...

Reception node and transmission node for saving energy of reception node, and communication method thereof
02/12/15 - 20150043402 - A communication method of a transmission node includes generating information of a transmission unavailable time period of the transmission node in a reception available time period of a reception node, and transmitting, to the reception node, the information of the transmission unavailable time period. The reception node operates in a...

Power saving mode optimizations and related procedures
02/12/15 - 20150043403 - Embodiments of an eNodeB and method for Machine Type Communication in a Wireless Network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a method performed by circuitry of an evolved Node B (eNodeB) can include receiving, by the eNodeB, a notification that a User Equipment (UE) is configured to be used...

User equipment reallocation between nodes
02/12/15 - 20150043404 - A technology for a power management module that is operable to reduce power consumption in a communications network. A resource availability of one or more evolved node B (eNode Bs) in the communications network can be determine to receive data traffic of a plurality of user equipment (UEs) in communication...

User equipment and discontinuous reception control method in mobile communication system
02/12/15 - 20150043405 - User equipment that is capable of communicating by using M (M is greater than or equal to 2) component carriers (CCs) includes N (N is greater than or equal to 2) communication units for executing radio communication with a base station by using each of the M CCs, a controller...

Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving signals in wireless communication system
02/12/15 - 20150043406 - In a method for a transmission point to transmit a downlink signal to a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method includes determining transmission power of first resource elements for data transmission of an OFDM symbol which does not include a Cell specific Reference Signal (CRS) and transmission...

Method for signaling payload type in signaling field of a frame
02/12/15 - 20150043407 - A method of overloading a signaling subfield for different MAC frame types is proposed to provide enhanced functionality for the wireless communications network. In one embodiment, a transmitter encodes and transmits a bit stream into a frame having one or more subfields including a signaling subfield in a physical layer...

Telecommunications apparatus and methods for communicating with a first and a second type of devices
02/12/15 - 20150043408 - A wireless telecommunications system including at least one base station, a first terminal device and a second terminal device, wherein the first terminal device is a terminal device of a first type and the second terminal device is a terminal device of a second type, the second type being different...

Method for transmitting and receiving signal of station operable in power saving mode in wireless communication system, and device therefor
02/12/15 - 20150043409 - One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for transmitting a signal of a station (STA) operable in a power saving mode in a wireless communication system, and the method for transmitting a signal comprises a step of transmitting a PS-Poll frame and/or a trigger frame according to...

Power management of a personal area fabric
02/12/15 - 20150043410 - A power management system for a personal area fabric having a plurality of nodes is presented. The system implements power management functions at the fabric-level via fabric-level power profiles reflecting the aggregated power profiles from some or all of the nodes in the fabric. The fabric-level power profiles are used...

Gateway system for sensor network and driving method thereof
02/12/15 - 20150043411 - A gateway system for a sensor network and a driving method thereof are disclosed. The gateway system includes a sink node board that collects sensor data measured by a sensor node and transmits the sensor data, and a gateway board that transmits the sensor data transmitted from the sink node...

System and method for uplink timing synchronization in conjunction with discontinuous reception
02/12/15 - 20150043412 - A system and method are disclosed for providing uplink timing synchronization during DRX operation in a wireless communication system....

Method and apparatus for power control for wireless transmissions on multiple component carriers associated with multiple timing advances
02/12/15 - 20150043413 - A method and apparatus for power control for wireless transmissions on multiple component carriers corresponding to multiple serving cells associated with multiple timing advances are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may determine transmit powers for a first physical channel for a first serving cell in a first timing advanced...

Multiple beacon transmission
02/05/15 - 20150036564 - A method to decrease power consumption of a plurality of end devices in a wireless network system divides a round period into at least a first period and a second period, each of the periods having multiple time slots. The wireless network system is formed by an access point, a...

Null beacon transmission
02/05/15 - 20150036565 - A method to decrease power consumption of a plurality of end devices in a wireless network system divides a round period into at least a first period and a second period, each of the periods having multiple time slots. The wireless network system is formed by an access point, a...

Uplink power sharing control
02/05/15 - 20150036566 - A user equipment detects that an aggregate of calculated uplink transmit power of the UE exceeds a threshold. In response to the detecting, a power of at least one of a plurality of frequency-division multiplexing (FDM)-based uplink transmissions of the UE over corresponding wireless connections with respective wireless access network...

Wireless device and method for wireless channel access
02/05/15 - 20150036567 - Disclosed in some examples is a method of channel access by a wireless device in a wireless network by determining whether there is network traffic associated with a preamble of a first type and whether there is network traffic associated with a preamble of a second type, wherein the wireless...

Wireless communications terminal and control method thereof
02/05/15 - 20150036568 - There is provided a wireless communications terminal including a Wi-Fi module connected to the Internet wirelessly via an access point (AP), a mobile communications module calculating position information regarding the wireless communications terminal, a memory unit storing Wi-Fi connection information previously set, and a control unit turning off the Wi-Fi...

Method to identify and differentiate background traffic
02/05/15 - 20150036569 - Embodiments of a system and method to identify and differentiate background traffic are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a transceiver is arranged to wirelessly transmit and receive packets over a communications network and a processor, coupled to the transceiver, is arranged to provide an indication identifying packets associated with...

Method and apparatus for transmission scheduling in wireless sensor network
02/05/15 - 20150036570 - In a sensor network including a sink node and a plurality of sensor nodes, the sink node receives a routing message including routing information from the sensor nodes, analyzes a structure of the sensor network based on routing information, and calculates a transmission schedule of each sensor node based on...

Transmission and scheduling schemes for wireless fronthaul
02/05/15 - 20150036571 - A communication system includes a plurality of eNodeBs (eNBs) configured to serve one or more user equipments (UEs). The plurality of eNBs includes a first eNB and a second eNB. The first eNB is configured to wirelessly communicate on a resource with the second eNB. The resource includes a time...

Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving power save-polling frame and response frame in wireless lan system
02/05/15 - 20150036572 - A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a power save-polling (PS-Poll) frame and response frame in a wireless LAN (WLAN) system are disclosed. The method for transmitting a frame by a station (STA) in a wireless LAN (WLAN) system includes awakening at a predetermined time, and transmitting a Power...

Wlan-capable remote control device
02/05/15 - 20150036573 - Operations for a WLAN-capable remote control device and a controlled device are disclosed. A first network device (e.g., remote control) may receive a user input for controlling operation of a second network device (e.g., controlled device) of a communication network. The first network device may transition to an active operating...

Terminal apparatus, base station apparatus, communication system, control method, and integrated circuit
02/05/15 - 20150036574 - The present invention provides techniques related to a terminal apparatus, base station apparatus, communication system, control method, and integrated circuit for performing efficient transmission and reception control between a mobile station apparatus and a base station apparatus to thereby reduce power consumption and improve radio resource utilization. The terminal apparatus...

Sleeping method and device
02/05/15 - 20150036575 - A sleeping method and device are disclosed in the disclosure. The method comprises: a station confirms a first sleeping time for the station to enter a long sleep; the station informs an access point the first sleeping time; the station enters a long sleep according to the first sleeping time....

Systems and methods for low power wake-up signal implementation and operations for wlan
02/05/15 - 20150036576 - Systems, methods, and devices for wireless communication are disclosed. In one implementation an apparatus for wireless communications is provided. The apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive a wake-up message that is a portion of a wake-up sequence. In certain implementations, the apparatus further includes a processing system operably coupled...

Methods and apparatus for use in peer to peer communications devices and/or systems relating to rate scheduling, traffic scheduling, rate control, and/or power control
02/05/15 - 20150036577 - Methods and apparatus related to peer to peer communication networks are described. Embodiments directed to methods and apparatus for establishing traffic data transmission rates and/or transmission power levels between wireless terminals is described. Embodiments direct to methods and apparatus of making decisions whether or not to transmit as a function...

Energy efficient forwarding in ad-hoc wireless networks
01/29/15 - 20150029914 - A system for conserving energy in a multi-node network (110) includes nodes (205) configured to organize themselves into tiers (305, 310,315). The nodes (205) are further configured to produce a transmit/receive schedule at a first tier (310) in the network (110) and control the powering-on and powering-off of transmitters and...

Network interface for reduced host sleep interruption
01/29/15 - 20150029915 - Systems and techniques for reduced host sleep interruption are described herein. A first packet received via a receive chain may be placed into a buffer. The first packet may be of a first preliminary type. The first packet may be processed from the buffer without communication with the host machine....

Power saving for multi-hop communications
01/29/15 - 20150029916 - There is provided a system and method for transmitting a data packet from a transmitting device to a destination device using an intermediary device. The transmitting device configured to determine an identity of the destination device, generate an announcement message that includes the identity of the destination device, transmit the...

Apparatus and method for controlling multi-carrier supporting operation
01/29/15 - 20150029917 - Provided is an apparatus and method for not performing an inter-frequency measurement to reduce a current to be used by a terminal providing a multi carrier (MC) function or a carrier aggregation (CA) function. When the terminal satisfies predetermined conditions, the terminal may be operated in a single carrier mode...

User equipment and evolved node-b supporting machine type communication and small data communication
01/29/15 - 20150029918 - Embodiments of a User Equipment (UE) and method for selecting a Radio Resource Control (RRC) inactivity timer for a service operating in a wireless network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the UE may be configured to operate in a 3GPP network in accordance with a Radio Resource Control...

Techniques for efficient small cell discovery
01/29/15 - 20150029919 - Techniques for efficient small cell discovery are described. In one embodiment, for example, an evolved node B (eNB) may comprise logic, at least a portion of which is in hardware, the logic to determine a discovery signal transmission schedule for a series of radio frames based on a discovery signal...

Power saving ul dtx and dl drx techniques for multi-flow operation in hspa
01/29/15 - 20150029920 - An apparatus includes multi-flow communicating means adapted to perform a communication with a UE including a portion of a multi-flow communication to the UE; evaluating means adapted to evaluate the communication with the UE; and providing means adapted to provide a DTX/DRX information based on the evaluation. The DTX/DRX information...

Methods and apparatuses for communication between a mobile terminal and a base station during a random access procedure
01/29/15 - 20150029921 - The disclosure relates to a method in a mobile terminal for communication with a base station in a wireless network during a random access procedure. The method comprises exchanging (202) between the mobile station and the base station, during the random access procedure, information on a selected DRX scheme to...

Stations, access points, communication systems and methods of controlling the same
01/29/15 - 20150029922 - In various embodiments, a method of controlling a station may be provided. The method may include receiving a first signal from an access point, the first signal including information indicating a time period. The method may further include deactivating the station after receiving the first signal and before expiry of...

Connected mode design with bundling considerations
01/29/15 - 20150029923 - Aspects of the present disclosure provided techniques that may be applied in systems that utilize bundled transmissions from a base station (e.g., an eNodeB) to a user equipment (UE), when a user equipment (UE) is in a connected mode of operation. An exemplary method performed by a UE for processing...

Flexible downlink subframe structure for energy-efficient transmission
01/22/15 - 20150023235 - Disclosed herein are methods for using new energy-saving subframe structures, as well as corresponding apparatus that are configured to exploit these energy-saving subframes. In these energy-saving subframes, some, but not all, of the individual OFDM symbols in a subframe are inactive, meaning that no signal is transmitted during at least...

Method by which stations operating in power save mode in wireless lan systems transmit and receive frames, and apparatus for supporting same
01/22/15 - 20150023236 - The present invention relates to a method by which a station (STA) which operates in power save mode in a wireless LAN system transmits and receives frames. The method includes the steps of: obtaining a channel access authority on the basis of at least one slot time, wherein each slot...

Channel-sensitive power control
01/22/15 - 20150023237 - A communication receiver which applies signal processing for quantitatively estimating receive signal factors such as communication channel quality, signal characteristics, and overall system received bit error rate (BER) or packet error rate (PER) and which applies a general algorithm for mapping these estimated factors to control receiver performance and minimize...

Mobile communication method and radio terminal
01/22/15 - 20150023238 - A mobile communication method, which configures a DRX cycle having an On duration in which a downlink signal transmitted from a serving base station is to be monitored and an Off duration other than the On duration in an RRC connected state where an RRC connection is established between a...

Apparatus and method for reducing power comsumption in multi antenna system
01/22/15 - 20150023239 - An apparatus and method for reducing the power consumption of a Base Station (BS) in a multi antenna system are provided. The method for reducing the power consumption of the BS includes identifying an amount of resources being in use for communication, determining whether to convert at least one Radio...

Compressed mode operation and power control with discontinuous transmission and/or reception
01/22/15 - 20150023240 - Techniques to support operation in a compressed mode and/or a continuous packet connectivity (CPC) mode are described. In an aspect, a user equipment (UE) may obtain an assignment of enabled subframes for the CPC mode and an assignment of transmission gaps for the compressed mode. The transmission gaps may be...

Performance in a direct communication link environment
01/15/15 - 20150016321 - Functionality can be implemented to improve performance of a direct wireless communication link. In one embodiment, a first network device provides an indication to a second network device that the first network device will enter a power save mode. While operating in the power save mode, the first network device...

Systems and methods for coordinating power management in an independent basic service set
01/15/15 - 20150016322 - Systems and methods are provided for coordinating power management for wireless communications devices in an independent basic service set (IBSS). An announcement traffic indication message (ATIM) coordinator receives address information for destination stations for which data is buffered for transmission at source stations. The ATIM coordinator sends an ATIM Indication...

Power management for ran-wlan integration
01/15/15 - 20150016323 - Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for modified power management for UEs in a wireless communication system that utilizes one or more RANs for communication. For example, certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a technique for controlling when the UE is placed in a...

Method and apparatus for discovering central nodes in wireless communication system
01/15/15 - 20150016324 - A method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in a mobile device of a wireless communication system when discovering a central node is provided. The method for operating of a terminal for discovering at least one central node in a wireless communication system includes: generating a probe request signal and...

Data transmission method, access point and station
01/15/15 - 20150016325 - A method includes: sending an indication frame to an access point AP, where the indication frame includes first indication information and second indication information, the first indication information is used to indicate that a type of the indication frame is a PS-POLL frame, and the second indication information is used...

Method and device for controlling mbms receiving in a wireless communication system
01/15/15 - 20150016326 - The present invention provides a method of receiving a multimedia broadcast/multicast service in a user equipment of a wireless communication system based on MBSFN transmission and a method of assisting the user equipment to receive the service in the corresponding base station; wherein the user equipment receives a transport block...

Power save method, access point device, and station device
01/15/15 - 20150016327 - A power save method, an AP device and an STA device are provided. According to whether power save is allowed in a current TXOP and whether a station STA is newly added in an operation object identifier of a subsequent frame of each frame of the current TXOP, the AP...

Method for transmitting data in a network
01/15/15 - 20150016328 - A method for transmitting data from a primary station to a secondary station, includes at the primary station signaling to the secondary station that a data message is to be received, and at the primary station transmitting the data message. The time of transmission of the data message relative to...

Techniques for optimizing propagation of multiple types of data
01/08/15 - 20150009874 - Systems and approaches are provided to reduce power usage of a computing device connected to a third generation (3G), 3G+, or fourth generation (4G) mobile network. A computing device can be configured for concurrent transmission of a first type of data, such as VoIP or VoLTE data, and a second...

Energy-efficient device discovery techniques
01/08/15 - 20150009875 - Techniques for energy-efficient device discovery are described. In one embodiment, for example, user equipment may comprise logic, at least a portion of which is in hardware, the logic to initiate a synchronous operation mode, determine to announce one or more characteristics of a discovery zone of a wireless channel, and...

Communication system with radio interworking capability and related communication station and user equipment
01/08/15 - 20150009876 - A communication system includes a communication station, multiple access points, and a user equipment. The communication station transmits signal by utilizing a first radio access technology, stores a target frequency list utilized for representing multiple target frequencies, and transmits the target frequency list and an assigned scanning order. The user...

Energy saving functionality for small cells in e-utra and e-utran
01/08/15 - 20150009877 - Apparatus and method are provided for small cell energy saving. In one novel aspect, switch-off-request is broadcasted by the small cell detecting the low-load condition. The small cells upon receiving the switch-off-request message enter the frozen state, which prevents the small cells from switching off. In another novel aspect, the...

Method and apparatus for accessing channels in wireless lan system
01/08/15 - 20150009878 - The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more specifically, to a method and apparatus for accessing channels in a wireless LAN system. The method for accessing channels in a station (STA) of the wireless communication system according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps...

Channel access method in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor
01/08/15 - 20150009879 - A channel access method in a wireless communication system and an apparatus for supporting the same are disclosed. Particularly, the method comprises the steps of: transmitting a beacon frame containing a traffic indication map (TIM); and receiving a power pave (PS)-poll frame within a PS-Poll section set in a station...

Method and apparatus for performing component carrier-specific reconfiguration
01/08/15 - 20150009880 - Techniques for component carrier-specific reconfiguration are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) is capable of transmitting or receiving via multiple component carriers. The WTRU may perform component carrier reconfiguration on a component carrier basis to add, remove or replace a component carrier. Discontinuous reception (DRX) and/or discontinuous transmission (DTX) may...