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Service layer resource management for generic interworking and extensibility

Lightweight, dynamic mechanisms are provided to support service layer interworking and resource extensibility. For example, one mechanism disclosed herein comprises defining a new service layer (SL) resource definition registration procedure that allows for specifying custom attributes of service layer resources to represent third party technology resources. A second mechanism disclosed... Convida Wireless Llc

Service layer mobility management of applications

Some services offered by M2M service layers will have contact information that will be used in order to interact with applications. For example, a service layer may need to send notification messages to an application. To do this, the service layer relies on stored contact information to know how to... Convida Wireless Llc

Mobile network operator control of wlan qos via andsf

Access network discovery and selection function (ANDSF) policies are extended to include a wireless local area network quality of service (Qos) parameter in order to create a ANDSF based QoS. This may be used by user equipment to set the uplink 802.11e User Priority (UP) for offloaded or evolved packet... Convida Wireless Llc

Semantic query over distributed semantic descriptors

Currently there is no existing solution for semantic query processing directly over distributed semantic descriptors (e.g., oneM2M <semanticDescriptor> resources). Discussed herein are multiple applications for semantic query over distributed semantic descriptors. In a first exemplary method, semantic query is considered when information is stored in a single semantic descriptor. In... Convida Wireless Llc

Managing mbms membership at the service capability exposure function

The present application is directed to an apparatus on a network including a non-transitory memory having executable instructions for configuring membership of a group, and a processor that is operably coupled to the non-transitory memory. The processor is configured to receive a request from a server to add a device... Convida Wireless Llc

Registration management in the service layer

The present application is directed to a method for registering with a service layer. The method includes the step of forming a registration group of one or more applications. The method also includes a step of receiving a request to join the registration group, from the one or more applications... Convida Wireless Llc

Keeping the ue awake

When mobile terminated devices sleep, the devices might not be reachable when needed, for instance when the device is a recipient of data from a third party server. As described herein, a third party application server may inform the network that it has data to send to a particular UE... Convida Wireless Llc

Device triggering

Service layer and application triggering may be used in a machine-to-machine environment. In an embodiment, an existing service layer procedure, such as registration, may allow a device or gateway service layer or application to indicate to a machine-to-machine server what port is listened to for triggers. In another embodiment, triggering... Convida Wireless Llc

Mechanisms for semantics publishing and discovery

Methods, devices, and systems may be used for semantics publishing and discovery. In an embodiment, a method for publishing semantics related resource identifiers may include adding a key word to an identifier of a semantics related resource and publishing the identifier to at least one of a sibling node and... Convida Wireless Llc

Message retargeting in machine-to-machine service layer communications

Two methods are described to enable the communication between two service layer entities that do not have registration relations. In the first method, service layer entities employ a retargeting table that stores the service layer entity to retarget the message in order to deliver the message to the destination. In... Convida Wireless Llc

Machine-to-machine protocol indication and negotiation

Indications may include one or more protocols which are supported, one or more protocols which are preferred, and the level of desire of preferences. Indications may further include schedules of times during which certain protocols are supported and/or schedules of functions for which certain protocols are preferred. Indications may be... Convida Wireless Llc

Methods for enabling delay-awareness in the constrained application protocol (coap)

A Delay Indicator parameter is contained in CoAP messages to reflect delay tolerance information. The Delay Indicator is leveraged by CoAP Clients and CoAP Servers to improve their behavior such as entering sleep mode to save energy while not violating delay requirements. A timeout mechanism for CoAP Response is enabled... Convida Wireless Llc

Resource link management at service layer

A link management service may dynamically configure one or more link-enabling attributes based on a link profile. There may be multiple types of architectures that support the link management service, such as an independent link management and integrated link management.... Convida Wireless Llc

Upload control signaling for new radio

Sounding reference signals may be pre-coded, and pre-coding weights may be based on a codebook or non-codebook approaches, e.g., via a radio resource control or a downlink RRC or DL control channel. Pre-coded sounding reference signals may be adapted to user equipment antenna configuration. Further, NR-SRS may be used as... Convida Wireless Llc

Charging in the integrated small cell/wi-fi networks (iswn)

A Policy and Charging Enforcement Function (PCEF) can be aware of whether a UE connects through a cellular or WIFI connection through a gateway. Management messages can be modified to allow the PCEF volume based online charging functionality to remain in the core network (i.e. in the P-GW/PCEF). Session management... Convida Wireless Llc

Network slice discovery and selection

An NR network slicing architecture may be used to facilitate network slice discovery and selection. Mechanisms to discover and select network slices may differ depending on whether a user equipment is in an idle mode or a connected mode. Further, in various examples, the network slice discovery and selection may... Convida Wireless Llc

Grant-less uplink transmission for new radio

Current approaches to transmitting uplink data in a network often require resources to be granted. In an example, a node or apparatus may configure a plurality of devices to operate in a grant-less mode in accordance with a respective grant-less access allocation, such that, when the plurality of devices transmit... Convida Wireless Llc

Grant-less operations

Current approaches to transmitting uplink data in a network often require resources to be granted. In an example, a node or apparatus may configure a plurality of devices to operate in a grant-less mode in accordance with a respective grant-less access allocation. Grant-less operations may be managed, for example, to... Convida Wireless Llc

Random access procedures in next gen networks

The application describes an apparatus including a non-transitory memory including instructions to perform random access in a beam sweeping network having a cell. The network includes a downlink sweeping subframe, an uplink sweeping subframe and a regular sweeping subframe. The apparatus also includes a processor operably coupled to the non-transitory... Convida Wireless Llc

Managing application relationships in machine-to-machine systems

Application relationships may be categorized and managed at a service layer, such as creating application relationship, updating application relationship, retrieving application relationship, deleting application relationship, or discovering application relationship. Services may be based on application relationship awareness.... Convida Wireless Llc

Service domain charging systems and methods

The application is at least directed to a charging system for a service domain residing on a network node. The charging system includes a service domain charging management function on the node storing charging policies for the service domain. The charging system also includes a service domain on-line charging system... Convida Wireless Llc

Methods and apparatuses for service layer charging correlation with underlying networks

Mechanisms for service layer charging correlation are disclosed. Embodiments can include a Service Domain Charging Correlation Function (SD-CCF), which is responsible for interacting with underlying network and correlating charging information at service layer. Charging correlation information can be used to enable and facilitate the service layer charging correlation.... Convida Wireless Llc

Cross-layer context management

In peer-to-peer (P2P) communications, it has been recognized herein that various context information needs to be exchanged between peer devices (PDs) or between different layers/protocols within a peer device (PD). Various embodiments described herein address how to design effective management functions, services, and primitives for context management across and/or within... Convida Wireless Llc

Radio download control channel

New radio download numerology allocation information may be obtained through master information block data, system information block data, radio resource control signals, or signals or a physical downlink numerology indication channel, and used along with a reference signal detected in a search space to obtain resource element positions in an... Convida Wireless Llc

Connecting to virtualized mobile core networks

A 5G Network Architecture uses virtualization and network slicing. The user equipment (UE) interacts with an underlay network that interacts with virtual network slices. The UE interacts with the underlay network (ULN) to establish a connection to a virtual network slice. Procedures are defined to assign a new slice instance... Convida Wireless Llc

Permission based resource and service discovery

Current discovery mechanisms lack capabilities, such as capabilities related to permissions associated with a given registrant for example. In an example embodiment, a registrant of a service layer can communicate with a network node that hosts the service layer. The network node may receive a discovery request for a resource... Convida Wireless Llc

Physical channels in new radio

Hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) processes, indicators, and similar methods may be used improve new radio performance in a number of ways. For example HARQ processes may be retransmitted, even before a response is expected, a number of times. Separate acknowledgement may be provided for various code blocks within a... Convida Wireless Llc

Systems and methods for enabling access to third party services via a service layer

An M2M Service Layer is expanded to access the services of third parties and exchange data with these third parties. The M2M Service Layer is then able to act as a proxy between M2M Devices and the third party services. The M2M Service Layer is able to present a single/consistent... Convida Wireless Llc

Downlink synchronization

The present application is at least directed to an apparatus on a 5G network. The apparatus includes a non-transitory memory including instructions stored thereon for performing configuration of an initial access signal in the 5G network. The apparatus also includes a processor, operably coupled to the non-transitory memory, capable of... Convida Wireless Llc

Mobility signaling load reduction

Methods, systems, and devices may assist in reducing signaling load that occur based on paging and handover. Methods, systems, and devices may be based on UE states, a radio access network registration area (RRA) or tracking/paging area with different architectural approaches (e.g., hierarchical or distributed), dynamic RRA management, radio access... Convida Wireless Llc

System information provisioning and light weight connection signaling

System information can include a basic set of system information and additional system information. A UE can receive the basic set of system information and then later request or receive the additional system information. Messages can use tags which can be used to look up locally stored system information. If... Convida Wireless Llc

Dynamic policy control

Systems, methods, and apparatus embodiments are described herein for controlling policy in integrated small cell and Wi-Fi networks (ISWNs). It is recognized herein that multiple actors within an ISWN may have needs or preferences that conflict with each other, and that the best way of reconciling those conflicting needs is... Convida Wireless Llc

Service layer session migration and sharing

Methods, devices, and systems for migration or sharing of existing M2M service layer sessions are disclosed. In one embodiment, a Session Migration and Sharing Function (SMSF) performs the migration or sharing of a M2M service layer session. Various forms of service layer session context may be used to enable the... Convida Wireless Llc

Method for supporting negotiation service at a service layer

The present application is directed to a computer-implemented apparatus for negotiating service layer attributes. The apparatus includes a non-transitory memory including instructions stored thereon for a negotiation service layer for negotiating a service attributes. The apparatus also includes a processor, operably coupled to the non-transitory memory. The processor is configured... Convida Wireless Llc

Efficient hybrid resource and schedule management in time slotted channel hopping networks

The present application is directed to a computer-implemented device for reserving a path in a network. The device includes a non-transitory memory operably coupled to a processor. The processor is configured to perform the instruction of sending a path computation request to a backbone router via a routing protocol path.... Convida Wireless Llc

08/10/17 / #20170231020

Serving gateway extensions for inter-system mobility

Methods, devices, and systems related to serving gateway extensions for inter-system mobility in integrated small Cell and WiFi networks. An SGW may be extended into a common intermediate gateway for both LTE and WiFi access. A GTP-based “SI a” interface between a TWAN and an SGW is introduced. The STa... Convida Wireless Llc

08/03/17 / #20170223479

Enhanced operations between service layer and management layer in an m2m system by allowing the execution of a plurality of commands on a plurality of devices

The present application is directed to a computer-implemented device and method for performing group-on-group operations over the M2M interface. The device and method includes the step of receiving a request to initiate the group-on-group operation from a device owner including commands of a group resource defined in a uniform resource... Convida Wireless Llc

07/27/17 / #20170215023

Interworking light weight machine-to-machine protocol with device management protocol

Interworking LWM2M and OMA DM protocols is disclosed. A new DDF MO enables adding LWM2M object definitions to DM Servers and Gateways. This MO allows a DM Server/Gateway to accept newly defined MOs, such as LWM2M Object definitions. New procedures are defined for registering DDF documents to the newly created... Convida Wireless Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208066

Machine-to-machine network assisted bootstrapping

The service layer may leverage the access network infrastructure so that applications on a device may bootstrap with a machine-to-machine server without requiring provisioning beyond what is already required by the access network.... Convida Wireless Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208139

Publication and discovery of m2m-iot services

A system is disclosed for publication and discovery of M2M/IoT services. An M2M gateway system receives resource descriptions from M2M/IoT devices. The gateway system creates for each received resource description an individual web services description language file (WSDL-I file) recording information about the resource. The gateway identifies groups of services... Convida Wireless Llc

07/13/17 / #20170201411

Layered management server delegation

Authority to manage a client can be transferred between device management servers in the service layer and in a management layer. These device management servers can include legacy device management servers in the management layer and DMGs in the service layer. Device management servers at the service and management layer... Convida Wireless Llc

07/13/17 / #20170201596

Achieving balanced in-network content caching freshness

The present application describes a method for caching content at a router. The method includes a step of receiving a content request from a requester along a path in a network. In addition, there is a step for determining and sending Local Cache Space (LCS) information along the path to... Convida Wireless Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195239

Service layer southbound interface and quality of service

Existing resource reservation techniques are inefficient for M2M communications. In an example embodiment described herein, a system comprises a service layer server that resides on a service layer and a control plane node that resides on an access network, wherein the service layer server communicates with the control plane node... Convida Wireless Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195930

Inter-system mobility in integrated wireless networks

A system is disclosed for providing inter-system mobility in integrated LTE and WiFi systems. A control plane interface referred to as the S1a-C interface, is defined between a trusted WLAN access network (TWAN) and a mobility management entity (MME) comprised in an LTE wireless access network. A user plane interface,... Convida Wireless Llc

06/15/17 / #20170171782

Network-initiated handover in integrated small cell and wifi networks

Applicants disclose an inter-system mobility anchor control point that is adapted to initiate handover of an existing communication connection in an integrated small cell and WiFi (ISW) network. The inter-system mobility anchor control point is communicatively coupled to both an HeNB/LTE network and trusted WLAN access network (TWAN) and adapted... Convida Wireless Llc

06/01/17 / #20170156086

Inter-system handover and multi-connectivity via an integrated small cell and wifi gateway

A system comprises an integrated small cell and WiFi (ISW) gateway (GW). The ISW GW is integrated with a mobility management entity (MME) and serving gateway (SGW) and has interfaces with both a 3 GPP access network and a TWAN. The ISW GW operates as a common control gateway and... Convida Wireless Llc

05/25/17 / #20170150332

Application data delivery service for networks supporting multiple transport mechanisms

An Application Data Delivery Service (ADDS) facilitates application data transfer between applications that may reside in a device domain (e.g., M2M/MTC devices and gateways) and applications residing in a network domain (e.g., an AS or SCS). The ADDS leverages existing 3GPP transport mechanisms, such as NAS, SMS, USSD, and User... Convida Wireless Llc

05/04/17 / #20170124193

Restful operations for semantic iot

Access control for RESTful operations may be provided to a centralized semantic graph store. In addition, operations may be provided over semantic triples distributed in a resource tree database. In an example, an system may use semantic descriptors distributed in hierarchical resource trees mechanisms for maintaining semantic descriptors relationship information.... Convida Wireless Llc

05/04/17 / #20170126512

Automated service profiling and orchestration

A system is disclosed for orchestrating services. Service orchestration profiles specify attributes defining desired services. The service orchestration profiles may be distributed amongst nodes and hierarchically related to each other. Service orchestration management functions process the information in the service orchestration profiles in order to determine the desired services and... Convida Wireless Llc

05/04/17 / #20170126569

Enhanced neighbor discovery to support load balancing

The present application is direct to a method and apparatus for creating a load-balancing group. The method includes a step of determining to create a load balancing group on a router. The method also includes a step of sending a ND ICMP message to the router including a load balancing... Convida Wireless Llc

05/04/17 / #20170127370

Context aware neighbor discovery

The present application describes a computer-implemented method for discovering a router on a network. The method includes a step of determining whether to discover the router. Next, a message is sent to the router including context information. Further, a message is received from the router including router specific context information.... Convida Wireless Llc

04/27/17 / #20170118117

Context-aware content publication and resolution

The present application is directed to a computer-implemented method of updating context information of content in a router. The method includes the step of receiving a pseudo-content publication (PCP) message from a server including updated content and a Bloom filter. The method also includes the step of determining whether the... Convida Wireless Llc

04/13/17 / #20170104839

Mapping service for local content redirection

A mapping service in the mobile core network located after a packet data network gateway examines content requests from user equipment across a first PDN connection to determine if content associated with the content request is cached at an edge server outside of the packet data network. If the content... Convida Wireless Llc

03/30/17 / #20170094592

Scalable data discovery in an internet of things (iot) system

Data discovery for sensor data in an M2M network uses probabilistic models, such as Gaussian Mixing Models (GMMs) to represent attributes of the sensor data. The parameters of the probabilistic models can be provided to a discovery server (DS) that respond to queries concerning the sensor data. Since the parameters... Convida Wireless Llc

03/09/17 / #20170070923

Handover in integrated small cell and wifi networks

Systems and methods are disclosed for inter-system mobility in integrated LTE and trusted WLAN access networks (TWAN). An X2′ interface, adapted for both control plane and user plane communications, exists between an eNB and WLAN access point. A WLAN that has a UE attached thereto that is communicating with an... Convida Wireless Llc

03/02/17 / #20170063499

Cross-layer and cross-application acknowledgment for data transmission

Systems and methods may integrate acknowledgments, such as application-level acknowledgments and medium access control layer acknowledgments. In an embodiment of a cross-layer acknowledgment method, a medium access control layer acknowledgment and application-layer acknowledgment may be integrated as a single medium access control layer acknowledgment. In an embodiment of a cross-application... Convida Wireless Llc

03/02/17 / #20170063931

Service layer dynamic authorization

An extensible policy-based service layer dynamic authorization framework can allow a service layer to determine whether or not to grant or deny a registrant access to a resource or service hosted by the service layer for which the registrant currently lacks the proper privileges to access. This method can also... Convida Wireless Llc

02/16/17 / #20170046366

Search engine optimization for resource directory

An evolved resource directory may provide filtered and prioritized search results to a client's search query for resources. For example, in a network comprising servers and a resource directory, the resource directory registers a plurality of URIs received from the servers. The resource directory may determine an initial ranking of... Convida Wireless Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041231

Internet of things end-to-end service layer quality of service management

Methods, system, and apparatuses may support end-to-end (E2E) quality of service (QoS) through the use of service layer (SL) sessions. For example, an application can communicate with a targeted device based on application specified schedule, latency, jitter, error rate, throughput, level of security, and cost requirements.... Convida Wireless Llc

02/02/17 / #20170034015

Service enabler function

The present application describes a method and apparatus for updating a service in a service layer function of a network. In particular, a method for adding a service is disclosed. Initially, a request is received at a service enabler function located in the service layer function to add the service.... Convida Wireless Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019750

Overload control and coordination between m2m service layer and 3gpp networks

Various issues with existing congestion and overload control mechanisms are recognized and described herein. Described herein, in accordance with various embodiments, are various mechanisms in which core networks, such as 3 GPP networks for example, and an M2M service layer can coordinate and share information to efficiently and intelligently manage... Convida Wireless Llc

01/12/17 / #20170012778

End-to-end service layer authentication

A variety of mechanisms to perform End-to-End authentication between entities having diverse capabilities (E.g. processing, memory, etc.) and with no prior security associations are used. Security provisioning and configuration process is done such that appropriate security credentials, functions, scope and parameters may be provisioned to an Entity. Mechanisms to distribute... Convida Wireless Llc

01/12/17 / #20170012857

Service layer anycast and somecast

Somecast/anycast service may function at the service layer and include service nodes/groups selection and post-selection processing. Somecast/anycast information may be used for identifying different scenarios of anycast/somecast, facilitating service nodes selection, and handling retransmission.... Convida Wireless Llc

01/05/17 / #20170005999

Content security at service layer

Existing approaches to security within network, for instance oneM2M networks, are limited. For example, content might only be protected while the content is in transit between entities that trust each other. Here, the integrity and the confidentiality of content in an M2M network are protected. Such content may be “at... Convida Wireless Llc

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