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Signaling For Performing Battery Saving

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Self-contained data transfer channel
12/18/14 - 20140369245 - A data transfer system may coordinate the transfer of user data and control data using a self-contained data channel without using a separate control channel in a time period between set-up and tear-down of the self-contained data channel. For example, a plurality of data transfer resources may be established in...

Traffic tunnel for end to end low latency
12/18/14 - 20140369246 - A communication circuitry includes a media access control including a first wireless interface and a second wireless interface. An application processor includes a network stack connected with the media access control. A communication packet is routed from the first wireless interface to the second wireless interface or from the second...

Reduced circuit-switched voice user equipment current using discontinuous transmissions on dedicated channels
12/18/14 - 20140369247 - Aspects of the disclosure are directed to a method, apparatus, and computer software for wireless communication. In various examples, DTX is enabled for the transmission of voice frames corresponding to a circuit-switched voice call. That is, the voice frames may be transmitted during a portion of a transmission time interval...

Determining transmission parameters for transmitting beacon frames
12/18/14 - 20140369248 - A method includes dynamically determining transmission parameters for transmission of beacon frames corresponding to a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) supported by an access point. The transmission parameters being based on zero or more client devices connected to the WLAN or monitored data indicative of a load at the access...

System and method for energy saving in a wireless system
12/11/14 - 20140362750 - A system and method for entering and exiting energy savings power mode in a wireless network is provided. According to an aspect, a request message for requesting entry of a node into energy serving is generated at an anchor node. The request message is sent and the node that receives...

Portable voice routing apparatus, a system, and a method for processing telephony voice communication
12/11/14 - 20140362751 - Disclosure herein is related to a portable voice routing apparatus, a system, and a method for processing a telephony voice call. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, the portable voice routing apparatus provides a local network protocol service for the local-end terminal devices, and renders a connection bridging a...

Enhanced node b and methods for providing system information updates to user equipment with extended paging cycles
12/11/14 - 20140362752 - Embodiments of an enhanced Node B (eNB) and method to provide system information (SI) updates to user equipment (UE) in sleep or idle mode with an extending paging cycle are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a paging message configured to include an optional field to indicate whether there has...

Power control method and apparatus of user equipment using multifrequency
12/11/14 - 20140362753 - A power control method and an apparatus for controlling power mode of a User Equipment (UE) operating on multiple frequencies are provided. The terminal includes a primary module for primary cell communication and a secondary module for secondary cell communication. The method includes receiving a secondary cell adding message for...

Discontinuous reception (drx) controller and method for drx operation
12/11/14 - 20140362754 - Embodiments of a context-retention controller and method for retaining context in a wireless access network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the context-retention controller may assign a context identifier to a mobile device at network entry for context retention. A disconnection and context-retention request may be received from a...

System and method for hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) functionality in a relay node
12/11/14 - 20140362755 - Devices and methods related to relay nodes are provided. The relay node includes a first hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) entity providing a first HARQ functionality. The relay node further includes a second HARQ entity providing a second HARQ functionality....

Coverage, connectivity and communication (c3) protocol method for wireless sensor networks
12/04/14 - 20140355499 - The coverage, connectivity and communication (C3) protocol method for wireless sensor networks is an integrated and energy-efficient protocol for Coverage, Connectivity and Communication (C3) in WSNs. The C3 protocol uses RSSI to divide the network into virtual rings, defines clusters with clusterheads more probably at alternating rings, defines dings, which...

Method and apparatus for consuming low power by terminal in mobile communication system
12/04/14 - 20140355500 - A method for operating a terminal using reduced power consumption in a mobile communication system is provided. The method includes receiving a signal, determining whether the received signal corresponds to a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) update request message, if the received signal corresponds to an SIP update request message, sending...

Systems and methods for sleep mode and staged connectivity in multi-rat environments
12/04/14 - 20140355501 - Systems and methods for staged connectivity and sleep mode are provided. Embodiments of the present disclosure optimize power consumption for a user across user devices by creating an ad hoc co-located network of user devices and establishing a device in the co-located network to act as a master (hub) device....

Network power optimization via white lists
12/04/14 - 20140355502 - A device and method for controlling radio power in a wireless sensor network. A wireless sensor device includes a wireless transceiver, a white list generator, and power control logic. The wireless transceiver is configured to transmit and receive via a wireless sensor network. The white list generator configured to identify...

Transmitting service advertisements
12/04/14 - 20140355503 - Apparatus (30) comprises a battery power supply, a radio-frequency transceiver, a multi-element antenna, and processor and memory. Software causes the apparatus (30): when in an idle mode, to broadcast positioning service advertisements and to refrain from broadcasting positioning packets, when in a positioning mode to broadcast positioning packets from each...

Handling a state of a device
12/04/14 - 20140355504 - Method and apparatuses for handling transition of a connected device to an unsynchronised state are disclosed. In accordance with a method a trigger for move from a synchronised state is determined where after a control channel for the synchronised state is released and a move to the unsynchronised state is...

Method for simultaneously receiving lte and 1x in srlte device
12/04/14 - 20140355505 - Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that configure wireless circuitry of a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device establishes a connection to a first wireless network using first and second receiving signaling chains. In response to detecting a radio frequency tune-away event, the wireless communication device reconfigures...

Turbo hsdpa system
12/04/14 - 20140355506 - A method of power saving for a wireless transceiver (FIGS. 1 and 2) is disclosed. The transceiver has an active power mode (504) and a reduced power mode (510). The transceiver is operated in the reduced power mode (510) and monitors transmissions from a remote wireless transmitter while in the...

Radio data communication method, base station, and user equipment
11/27/14 - 20140348046 - Embodiments of the present invention provide a method includes: receiving, by a base station, a long DRX parameter sent by an RNC, where the long DRX parameter includes at least two of a cycle length of a long DRX cycle, a long DRX on length and a long DRX off...

Method and device for transmitting and receiving frame using short guard interval
11/27/14 - 20140348047 - Disclosed are a method and a device for transmitting and receiving a frame using a short guard interval. A method for receiving a beacon frame comprises the steps of: receiving a first beacon frame which contains guard interval type information; determining a second beacon frame which is to be received...

Method and device for allocating resources to carrier response information
11/27/14 - 20140348048 - A method and apparatus for allocating resources to carrier response information feedback are disclosed. Wherein, when Transmit Power Control (TPC) command in Downlink Control Information (DCI) for each secondary component carrier in carrier aggregation is different, Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resources allocated to the response information feedback of the...

Access point response to ps-poll
11/20/14 - 20140341098 - Methods, systems, and devices are described for power conservation in a wireless communications system through efficient transmissions and acknowledgements of information between an AP and a station. The time between a determination by a station to enter a power saving mode and entering network sleep mode by the station may...

Access point response to ps-poll
11/20/14 - 20140341099 - Methods, systems, and devices are described for power conservation in a wireless communications system through efficient transmissions and acknowledgements of information between an AP and a station. The time between a determination by a station to enter a power saving mode and entering network sleep mode by the station may...

Access point-aided coexistence/concurrency at mobile devices
11/20/14 - 20140341100 - Methods, systems, and devices are described that enable a WLAN access point (AP) to schedule packet transmissions to (or from) a mobile device taking into consideration the schedule of various other coexisting transmission/reception (Tx/Rx) activities on the mobile device. Various approaches may increase throughput at the mobile device. Various approaches...

Communication system
11/20/14 - 20140341101 - A communication system in which at least one of the first and second base station modules of a dual mode access point is configured to provide information, as regards to its operating mode, to the other base station module. In one embodiment, the operating mode information is provided via an...

Scheduled peer power save mode
11/20/14 - 20140341102 - Embodiments of scheduled peer power save systems, devices, and methods are disclosed. For example, methods of saving power for stations configured to communicate via a direct link are provided. Embodiments of scheduled peer power save systems, devices and methods are disclosed. For example, methods of saving power for stations configured...

Method and apparatus for early termination of transmission
11/13/14 - 20140334363 - A method for early termination of transmission is disclosed. The method includes: receiving downlink (DL) data from a DL channel during a transmission time interval (TTI); attempting to decode the received DL data before receiving all DL data of the TTI; and transmitting an early termination indicator (ETI) in an...

Remote wake-up system and method
11/13/14 - 20140334364 - A remote wake-up system and method are provided. The system includes an electrical device; a remote device, having a network card which includes a first wireless transmission module and the remote device is in a soft-off state; and a wireless routing device, having a second wireless transmission module and having...

Target wakeup time (twt) grouping modification
11/13/14 - 20140334365 - Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for modifications to operation of a group of devices utilizing target wakeup times (TWTs)....

Long paging cycle and paging enhancement for power saving lte devices
11/13/14 - 20140334366 - An enhanced paging mechanism is provided for UEs waking up from a very long paging cycle to improve paging robustness and flexibility. Enhanced paging includes absolute time paging (ATP) and paging with extended wakeup time. For absolute time paging, a UE receives ATP configuration and uses the actual wall time...

Mobile station apparatus, communication system, communication method and program
11/13/14 - 20140334367 - min{[the upper limit value of the average TP of each uplink component frequency band],10 log10([the number of allocated uplink resource block pairs])+[Reference TP control value]+[Coefficient multiplied with pass loss]×[Pass loss]+[Modulation scheme-dependent power offset value]+[TP control value]}....

Addressing multiple communication terminals in a wireless communication network
11/13/14 - 20140334368 - The present invention is directed to a communication device of a wireless communication network, the communication device including a message generator configured to generate a beacon message having a traffic indication map (TIM) information element (IE), wherein the TIM IE includes a partial virtual bitmap field including at least one...

Radio usage optimization with intermittent traffic
11/13/14 - 20140334369 - In accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is at least a method and apparatus to perform a method of determining assistance information associated with intermittent background traffic of at least one of applications and services running on user equipment, and sending said assistance information towards a serving...

Communication device and network, and method of communication
11/13/14 - 20140334370 - A communication device includes a primary communication unit and an auxiliary communication unit. The primary communication unit is operable between an operational state in which a primary communication channel is able to be established for communication with a remote control station and a non-operational state in which the primary communication...

Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data by using plurality of carriers in mobile communication systems
11/13/14 - 20140334371 - The method for transmitting and receiving data at a base station in a wireless communication system according to one embodiment of the present invention includes the steps of: receiving a performance report from a terminal; determining whether the addition of a serving cell is necessary; when the addition of the...

Method and apparatus for enabling packet based communications initiated through circuit swtiched signaling messages
11/06/14 - 20140328232 - A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided in connection with establishment of packet based communications through use of circuit switched signaling messages. In one example, a communications device is equipped to receive, by a circuit switched (CS) interface associated with a target device,...

Portable device for receiving broadcast information
11/06/14 - 20140328233 - A portable device for receiving broadcast information is provided. A mixer down-converts a radio-frequency signal with a local oscillation clock to provide an intermediate frequency signal. A filter is arranged to filter the intermediate frequency signal. An analog-to-digital converter converts the filtered intermediate frequency signal into a digital signal according...

Systems and methods for power save during initial link setup
11/06/14 - 20140328234 - Systems, methods, and devices for communicating data in a wireless communications network are described herein. In some aspects, a station transmits an authentication request to an access point and for the access point to transmit an authentication initiation request to an authentication server. The station receives an authentication response comprising...

Methods and systems for frequency multiplexed communication in dense wireless environments
11/06/14 - 20140328235 - Systems, methods, and devices for high-efficiency wireless frequency division multiplexing are provided. A method includes exchanging, at an access point, at least one frame reserving a wireless medium with at least one of a first and second wireless device. The method further includes receiving a first communication on a first...

Methods and systems for frequency multiplexed communication in dense wireless environments
11/06/14 - 20140328236 - Systems, methods, and devices for high-efficiency wireless frequency division multiplexing are provided. A method includes receiving, at a first wireless device, a reference signal from an associated access point, the reference signal indicative of a time of joint transmission with at least a second wireless device. The method further includes...

Methods and systems for providng reliable multicast service in a wilan system
11/06/14 - 20140328237 - A method and apparatus may be used for acknowledged multicast operation in a wireless network having a base station and at least one wireless station (STA). The base station may be configured to transmit a first multicast signal during a first interval. The at least one STA may receive the...

Grouping-based data transceiving method in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same
11/06/14 - 20140328238 - Provided is a data transceiving method performed by a station (STA) in a wireless LAN system. The method comprises: receiving subgrouping parameter information from an access point (AP); determining whether a frame buffered in the STA subgroup in which the STA is contained exists or not based on the subgrouping...

Radio base station apparatus and transition control method
11/06/14 - 20140328239 - A radio base station apparatus includes an information retrieval unit configured to retrieve information of the radio base station apparatus or information of a device that is connected to the radio base station apparatus, a timer value determination unit configured to determine, based on the retrieved information, a timer value...

Method for routing data in a wireless sensor network
11/06/14 - 20140328240 - The present invention relates to a method for routing at least a data packet in a wireless sensor network (10), the wireless sensor network (10) comprising: at least a source node (S) that is configurable to transmit at least a data packet; at least a destination node (D) that is...

Methods and apparatus for communication scheduling
10/30/14 - 20140321342 - Systems and techniques for discontinuous reception management for user devices communicating using carrier aggregation. Information relating to discontinuous reception for a user device is received and used to determine discontinuous reception states of the user device. The information relating to discontinuous reception may include, for example, past scheduling information, information...

User equipment and methods for adapting system parameters based on extended paging cycles
10/30/14 - 20140321343 - 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 processing circuitry arranged to determine to use an extended paging discontinuous reception (DRX) value to increase a paging cycle length above...

System and method for optimizing battery life in wireless multi-hop communication systems
10/30/14 - 20140321344 - Systems and methods for optimizing battery life in wireless multi-hop communication systems are provided. Some methods include a child node transmitting a data packet to a parent node in a wireless system, wherein the data packet includes a parent node identifier, data information, and a length of the data information,...

Signaling indication method for downlink power allocation, enb and user equipment
10/30/14 - 20140321345 - Embodiments of the present application provide a signaling indication method for downlink power allocation. The signaling indication method includes: transmitting, by an eNB to UE, ratio information of EPRE for indicating power allocation of the downlink channel and timing indication information of the ratio information, such that the UE performs...

Method and apparatus for supporting carrier aggregation
10/30/14 - 20140321346 - The present invention relates to a method and to an apparatus for supporting carrier aggregation. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for enabling user equipment to receive a signal from a base station in a wireless communication system which supports carrier aggregation, wherein said the method comprises...

Apparatus and method for reducing power consumption in portable terminal
10/30/14 - 20140321347 - An apparatus and a method for reducing power consumption in a portable terminal that transmits digital broadcast data through an ad hoc network are provided. If a terminal receiving digital broadcast transmits the received digital broadcast to a neighboring terminal, a control unit enters a sleep mode after buffering received...

Systems and methods for retrieving buffered data from an access point
10/30/14 - 20140321348 - Systems and methods for retrieving data from an access point within a wireless communications system are described. At least one embodiment includes a method for retrieving buffered data in a wireless communication system. In accordance with some embodiments, the method comprises transmitting a paging request to a plurality of access...

Methods of transmitting and receiving frame by station operating in power save mode in wireless lan system and apparatus for supporting same
10/30/14 - 20140321349 - The present invention relates to methods of transmitting and receiving a frame, which are performed by a station operating in a power save mode in a wireless LAN system. The method includes: transmitting a poll frame requesting the transmission of a buffered frame to an access point AP, wherein the...

Facilitating power conservation for local area transmissions
10/30/14 - 20140321350 - An apparatus for triggering generation of a service period(s) in a network may include a processor and memory storing executable computer program code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including triggering generation of at least one service period in a first network based in part on receipt...

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for assigned access slot group indication
10/23/14 - 20140313952 - 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...

Adjusting measurement reports to reduce power consumption
10/23/14 - 20140313953 - 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...

Apparatus and method for saving energy in a communication system supporting multiple interfaces
10/23/14 - 20140313954 - 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...

System and method for uplink timing synchronization in conjunction with discontinous reception
10/23/14 - 20140313955 - 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....

Trading spectrum for energy savings in green cognitive cellular networks
10/23/14 - 20140313956 - 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...

Method and device for power saving
10/23/14 - 20140313957 - 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...

Method and apparatus for synchronizing changes in power saving procedures
10/23/14 - 20140313958 - 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...

Apparatus and method for processing downlink signal
10/23/14 - 20140313959 - 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...

Direct digital signal processor control of multi-channel scan for re-establishing connections in a wirelessly networked device
10/23/14 - 20140313960 - 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)....

Control method and system in a communication system
10/23/14 - 20140313961 - 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...

System coordinated wlan scanning
10/23/14 - 20140313962 - 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...

Wireless communication device
10/23/14 - 20140313963 - 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:...

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for reducing power consumption for wireless communications
10/16/14 - 20140307600 - 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...

Power saving enhancements with low latency 802.11
10/16/14 - 20140307601 - 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...

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
10/16/14 - 20140307602 - 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...

Discontinuous reception for multicarrier systems with flexible bandwidth carrier
10/16/14 - 20140307603 - 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...

Communication device and communication method
10/16/14 - 20140307604 - 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...

Data transmission method of multi-hop network and device using the same
10/16/14 - 20140307605 - 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...

Method and system for the control of discontinuous reception in a wireless network
10/16/14 - 20140307606 - 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...

System wakeup on wireless network messages
10/16/14 - 20140307607 - 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...

Wireless communication system and method
10/16/14 - 20140307608 - 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...