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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.

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...

07/03/14 - 20140185501 - Methods and arrangements to coordinate communications in a wireless network
Logic may comprise hardware and/or code to coordinate communications of wireless communications devices to reduce power consumption by stations. Logic may coordinate communications in an access point. Logic may generate and transmit a wake frame from the access point to the station to wake the receive circuitry of the station....

07/03/14 - 20140185502 - Methods and arrangements for a low power device in wireless networks
Some new low power architecture devices may, e.g., be associated with in a new device category in the IEEE 802.11ah Standard for devices with low power architecture. Some new low power architecture devices may only to support a subset of modulation and coding schemes (MCSs). Some new low power architecture...

07/03/14 - 20140185503 - Communication protocol for wireless sensor networks using communication and energy costs
A system, method, apparatus and software are disclosed for data communication within a wireless sensor network comprising a plurality of sensors and a base station, with the sensors organized into a plurality of clusters. Each sensor is to determine a communication cost comprising an amount of power or energy required...

07/03/14 - 20140185504 - Communication system, communication method, and child station of communication system
A child station (3) of a communication system performs communication while synchronizing the reference time of a parent station (2) with the local time (RT) of the child station (3). When the child station (3) is switched from a normal mode to a power saving mode in accordance with a...

07/03/14 - 20140185505 - Method and apparatus for power saving in personal area networks
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of reducing power consumption in a wireless network device, comprising determining a duration prior to a beacon being received by the device; comparing the duration against a predetermined value; and adjusting a duration of a sleep period in response to the comparison....

07/03/14 - 20140185506 - Power save method and station device
A power save method and a station device. The method includes: confirming, by a STA, according to a frame type identifier in a received frame, that the frame is an NDPA frame, and obtaining a STA AID in a STA information field in the NDPA frame; comparing, by the STA,...

07/03/14 - 20140185507 - Communication method of a terminal and an access point for multi-user transmission opportunity (txop) power saving
Provided is a terminal and an access point in an active mode for multi-user transmission opportunity (TXOP) power saving that may decrease power consumption by changing an operation state of the terminal from an awake state to a sleep state if there is no stream of data to be transmitted...

07/03/14 - 20140185508 - Wireless communication system, base station, mobile station, and wireless communication method
A wireless communication system includes a base station and a mobile station that communicates with the base station. The base station includes a sending unit. The sending unit sends, to the mobile station, a first signal that indicates, as a notification, reduction of the number of candidates for channels each...

07/03/14 - 20140185509 - Central control apparatus and method for energy efficiency of a base station in a mobile communication system
A central control apparatus and method thereof include a traffic demand receiving unit, a traffic demand calculating unit, a base station efficiency calculating unit, and a base station management unit. The traffic demand receiving unit is configured to receive a required traffic demand and a current location of each of...

07/03/14 - 20140185510 - Wga sta power saving
This invention relates to switching power saving modes and rescheduling communication frames for various periods of a beacon interval (BI) defined under WGA Draft Specification 0.8 for the personal basic service set (PBSS) and infrastructure BSS to achieve further power savings and other advantages. Stations can be awake during a...

07/03/14 - 20140185511 - Mobile terminal and power saving method thereof
A mobile terminal and a method are provided for power saving. The mobile terminal monitors changes of data on a UART bus, acquires current operating states of a Bluetooth chip and a main control chip on the mobile terminal, and when detecting that there is no data on the UART...

07/03/14 - 20140185512 - Empty page detection technique
A technique for determining whether a paging channel signal comprising one or more data units is an empty page signal as disclosed. In a method aspect, the technique involves the steps of receiving a first data unit of a paging channel signal, obtaining an empty-paging data unit of the paging...

06/26/14 - 20140177494 - Cloud-aware collaborative mobile platform power management using mobile sensors
Methods and systems may provide for accumulating sensor-based information from a plurality of mobile devices and identifying context information in the sensor-based information, wherein the context information is relevant to a particular mobile device in the plurality of mobile devices. Additionally, an operational recommendation may be sent to the particular...

06/26/14 - 20140177495 - Controlling a power state of a cellular packet data subsystem in a portable electronic device
A method and system are described for use in a portable electronic device that includes a wireless local area network (WLAN) subsystem, a cellular packet data subsystem for communicating packet data, a cellular voice subsystem for communicating cellular voice information, and a processing subsystem. In the described embodiments, the WLAN...

06/26/14 - 20140177496 - Systems and methods for application management of mobile device radio state promotion and demotion
Embodiments of the present disclosure include systems and methods for management of mobile device radio state. In some embodiments, a method, which can be implemented on a system, allows a network component (e.g., the policy and charging rules function in a UMTS network) to determine whether a mobile device is...

06/26/14 - 20140177497 - Management of mobile device radio state promotion and demotion
Embodiments of the present disclosure include systems and methods for management of mobile device radio state. In some embodiments, a method, which can be implemented on a system, allows a network component (e.g., the policy and charging rules function in a UMTS network) to determine whether a mobile device is...

06/26/14 - 20140177498 - Connection control method and electronic device therefor
A method and an apparatus for controlling communication connection in an electronic device are provided. The method includes detecting at least one peripheral, detecting at least one preference device among the at least one detected peripheral, and inactivating a communication module when at least one preference device is not detected...

06/26/14 - 20140177499 - Mesh network control using common designation wake-up
Each of a plurality of network nodes in an ad hoc mesh network utilizes a data communication device that includes a two-way communications component, comprising a first receiver and transmitter, and a second receiver. The second receiver activates the communications component from a dormant state when it receives a broadcast...

06/26/14 - 20140177500 - Power control method, activation management method, user equipment, and base station
An embodiment of the present invention discloses a power control method, including: obtaining, by a UE, configuration information, where the configuration information includes a configuration parameter of at least one Scell configured by a base station for the UE; setting, by the UE, an initial power adjustment value of the...

06/26/14 - 20140177501 - Method of communication based on power save mode in wireless local area network and apparatus for the same
A communication method based on a power save mode, performed by a station (STA) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system is provided. The method includes switching to an awake state; transmitting a wakeup poll frame to an access point (AP) the wakeup poll frame indicating that the station...

06/26/14 - 20140177502 - Method and apparatus for supporting harq operation using harq channel identifier in wireless access system
As an embodiment of the present invention, a method for supporting a HARQ operation of M2M devices using a HARQ Channel Identifier (ACID) in a wireless access system includes transmitting, at a base station, a second UL A-MAP IE to M2M devices sharing a station identifier (STID) in a subframe...

06/19/14 - 20140169244 - Increased power savings through collabrative search
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for wirelessly communicating with a wireless station. In one implementation, a mobile device comprises a memory unit configured to store communication information associated with communicating on at least one channel of a wireless network. The mobile device further comprises a processing system that...

06/19/14 - 20140169245 - Methods and arrangements for low power wireless networks
Embodiments may comprise an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system operating in the 1 GHz and lower frequency bands. In many embodiments, physical layer logic may implement a new preamble structure with a new signal field. Embodiments may store the preamble structure and/or a preamble based upon the new preamble...

06/19/14 - 20140169246 - Devices and methods for facilitating dynamic power reduction during discontinous reception
User Equipments (UEs) are adapted to facilitate power conservation by dynamic selection of power reduction techniques during discontinuous reception (DRX), where the power reduction techniques are selected based on a DRX gap length. UEs may be adapted to calculate a DRX gap length, and identify a power reduction technique associated...

06/19/14 - 20140169247 - System and method for improved communication on a wireless network
Methods and apparatus for wireless communication are disclosed. In one aspect, a method includes generating, by an apparatus, a message indicating a start time of a window during which one or more devices are permitted to communicate with the apparatus, the start time being based on an absolute time reference;...

06/19/14 - 20140169248 - System and method for improved communication on a wireless network
Methods and apparatus for wireless communication are disclosed. In one aspect, a method includes generating, by an apparatus, a message identifying a specific device or a set of specific devices, and generating the message to identify a time period during which the identified specific device or identified set of specific...

06/19/14 - 20140169249 - Systems and methods for coexistence of wlan and bluetooth networks
Systems and methods for coexistence of WLAN and Bluetooth networks are described. At least one embodiment includes a method for operating a wireless device in both a 802.11 network and a Bluetooth network. In accordance with some embodiments, the method comprises monitoring transmission of Synchronous Connection Oriented (SCO) slots over...

06/19/14 - 20140169250 - Wimax enhanced sleep mode
Enhancements are provided to lower power consumption in a wireless communication device. A traffic indicator message is designated to be positioned at or near a first burst to be transmitted to a subscriber station. Further, a clock signal provided to a decoder in the subscriber station has a variable frequency,...

06/19/14 - 20140169251 - Mobile communication system and method for managing terminal paging in the system
The present invention relates to a mobile communication system, and to a method for managing terminal paging in the system. A paging method of a terminal is characterized by comprising the steps of: receiving, from a base station, both a local counter value for synchronization with the base station and...

06/19/14 - 20140169252 - Sensor node location-based power optimization
Sensor node location-based power consumption optimization employs an adjustable minimum detectable signal (MDS) level that is set based on a location of a sensor node relative to a location of a source of an event signal. The sensor node includes a sensor to respond to the event signal and an...