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Futurewei Technologies Inc patents

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 new patent  Wavelength division multiplexer/demultiplexer with flexibility of optical adjustment

Multiplexer and demultiplexer apparatuses are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, a demultiplexer apparatus comprises a receptacle having a collimate lens and configured to receive an inlet light, a substrate, a reflector mounted to the substrate and configured to reflect the inlet light. The reflector is either fixed or adjustable during... Futurewei Technologies Inc

 new patent  Generating parity for storage device

A method is performed by a solid state device (SSD) controller to generate a parity. The method includes receiving input data to be stored to pages of a storage device, wherein each page is capable of being allocated with multiple codewords; configuring codewords of the pages into multiple groups, wherein... Futurewei Technologies Inc

 new patent  Digital to analog converter apparatus, system, and method with quantization noise that is independent of an input signal

An apparatus, system, and method are provided for affording digital to analog converter (DAC) quantization noise that is independent of an input signal. In operation, an input signal for a DAC is received. Further, a particular signal is added to the input signal for the DAC, such that an output... Futurewei Technologies Inc

 new patent  System and a federated evolved packet core service bus

A system and method of provides services including a federated service bus between distributed and evolved packet core (EPC) and a radio access network (RAN), wherein the federated service bus provides information based on a parent-child relationship between the EPC and RAN on a per-federated service basis. The information can... Futurewei Technologies Inc

 new patent  Method to provide high throughput transport by ip network channel associated signaling system

A method of providing high throughput and low latency Internet protocol (IP) transport using channel associated signaling (CAS) comprises receiving, by a network element, a packet, wherein the packet comprises user data and parameters for controlling traffic and bandwidth for a data flow along a common path, and wherein the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

 new patent  Method and an information-centric mac layer

A network element (NE) includes a receiver configured to receive an Information-Centric Media Access Control (i-MAC) frame, a processor operably coupled to the receiver and configured to determine whether an i-MAC table includes routing information for the i-MAC Based Frame, and a transmitter operably coupled to the processor and configured... Futurewei Technologies Inc

 new patent  Camera augmented reality based activity history tracking

Augmented reality can be used to display previously captured images on a viewfinder of a camera as the camera's active position nears a position from which the picture was originally taken. A histogram file may associate the original image with positional information of the camera when the image was captured.... Futurewei Technologies Inc

 new patent  Apparatus, computer program, and acceleration of a handover upon mobile device signal degradation

An apparatus, computer program, and method are provided for acceleration of a handover if mobile communication device signaling is degrading. Signal information is received in connection with a mobile communication device being serviced by a cell of a network. It is determined whether the signal information indicates that at least... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Apparatus and mapping frame buffers to logical displays

A processing device, computer program, and method are provided for mapping frame buffers to a plurality of logical displays. A plurality of frame buffers are identified which are each associated with different parameters. The frame buffers are mapped to a plurality of logical displays, based on the different parameters. A... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Authentication mechanism for 5g technologies

Embodiments of this disclosure provide techniques for securely communicating an IMSI over the air from a UE to an SeAN, as well as for securely validating an unencrypted IMSI that the SeAN receives from the home network, during authentication protocols. In particular, the UE may either encrypt the IMSI assigned... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Connections and accesses for hierarchical path computation element (pce)

Disclosed herein are various embodiments for constructing an abstract domain topology. In one embodiment, a Path Computation Element (PCE) is configured as a parent PCE to at least one child PCE. Each of the child PCEs is responsible for providing path computational services for a domain. Communication is established between... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and mobile core data services

A mobile core network with distributed data services is provided. The mobile core network includes distributed mobile cores associated with mobile data service (MDS) agents at distributed data centers. A central MDS agent is host at a central data center providing legacy mobility management entity (MME) functions. The central MDS... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Image sensor method and apparatus equipped with multiple contiguous infrared filter elements

An image sensor apparatus and method are provided with multiple contiguous infrared (IR) filter elements. Included is an image sensor comprising a two-dimensional array of pixel elements that generate output signals as pixel data for representing an image of a scene. Further included is a filter array comprising a two-dimensional... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and d2d resource allocation

When at least one of device-to-device UEs in connections of a group of D2D UEs is outside of the coverage area of mobile network of an access point, an information exchange mechanism established directly between the D2D UEs without involving a third party, is provided. A Sidelink Control Information (SCI)... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Software defined icon interactions with multiple and expandable layers

A method of controlling an electronic device is provided, comprising receiving a selection contact within a first icon region of a first icon displayed on a pressure-sensing display screen of the electronic device, displaying on the pressure-sensing display screen a second set of icons related to the first icon, detecting... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Data mining interest generator

A method includes obtaining, at one or more processors, data comprising multiple variables corresponding to multiple samples in a very large dataset, defining, via the one or more processors, multiple sets of variables occurring in the samples comprising a set of x variables and a set of y variables, where... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Hybrid lpddr4-dram with cached nvm and flash-nand in multi-chip packages for mobile devices

An apparatus comprises a hybrid-memory multi-chip package (MCP) including a non-volatile memory (NVM) in an NVM die; a dynamic random access memory (DRAM) in two or more DRAM die, wherein a portion of the DRAM is allocated as a cache memory for the NVM; and a hybrid controller for the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and feeding back channel information

A system and method for feeding back channel information are provided. A method for communications device operations includes generating feedback information, encoding the feedback information to produce a feedback payload, and transmitting the feedback payload to a communications server serving a communications device. The feedback information includes at least a... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Design of multiuser mimo for large antenna systems with hybrid beamforming

A hybrid combination of analog RF beamforming and digital pre-coding is used to improve signal-to-noise ratio and mitigate interference as between an RF base station and a plurality of wireless receivers within a cell area of the base station. Feedback overhead for beamforming training may be reduced by using indices... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and hybrid beamforming diversity

A system and method for hybrid beamforming diversity includes a method by a UE with one or more receive antenna ports, each of the receive antenna ports associated with a plurality of receive beam ports, the method comprising receiving, by the UE, information from a network indicating configurations of one... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Multi-controller control traffic balancing in software defined networks

A method includes determining a number and placement of multiple controllers in a software defined network (SDN) such that each controller controls a different set of software controlled switches in the SDN and finding optimal forwarding paths for control traffic between the switches and controllers to minimize delay of control... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and apparatus of a software-service-defined-network (ssdn)

A network apparatus for a network software service layer (NSSL) service bus. The network apparatus includes a memory storing executable instructions and a processor coupled to the memory, the processor executing the executable instructions, where the processor is configured to receive a service description comprising a named service and a... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Partially deferred packet access

A method includes an interconnect performing a partial direct memory access of a packet to obtain packet header data of a packet header, using the packet header data to generate a packet forwarding decision identifying a packet destination address, and initiating a direct memory access of a packet payload to... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optimized packet replication in predictive routing in lisp for cellular handover

Disclosed herein are various embodiments designed to implement a handover operation of a user entity (UE) from a source base station to a target base station using a predictive routing feature in LISP or other ID protocols for packet replication to reduce latency in packet delivery to the user entity.... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and paging in a communications system

A method for paging a user equipment (UE) includes receiving a generic page indication for the UE, the generic page indication including a list of radio access networks (RANs), selecting a subset of the list of RANs, sending a RAN-specific page indication for each RAN in the subset of the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optical transceiver with a mirrored submount and a laser diode for laser-to-fiber coupling

An optical device comprises a laser diode configured to emit an optical signal, wherein the optical signal diffracts into a plurality of emitted optical signals, and a submount comprising a mirror, wherein the mirror is configured to at least partially reflect and redirect the plurality of emitted optical signals to... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System and shared memory ownership using context

It is possible to reduce the latency attributable to memory protection in shared memory systems by performing access protection at a central Data Ownership Manager (DOM), rather than at distributed memory management units in the central processing unit (CPU) elements (CEs) responsible for parallel thread processing. In particular, the DOM... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Method and scalable low latency solid state drive interface

A solid state drive (SSD) apparatus includes a plurality of solid state drives. The SSD apparatus also includes a channel-interleaved interface operably coupled to the plurality of solid state drives, the channel-interleaved interface configured to generate interleaved commands including a first command sent on a first channel-interleaved with a second... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Sample size estimator

A method includes obtaining via a programmed computer, a first set of n random samples and a second set of n+k random samples from a base set of samples where k is a lag, iteratively adding more random samples to the first and second sets from the base set via... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Communication session based event driven communication management

A method includes detecting, via a server, a beginning of a communication session between multiple electronically connected users, initiating transfer, via the server, of multiple messages between the users, at least one message effecting a transfer of a random numerical value to a temporary pool of a first user to... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optical line terminal (olt) support of optical network unit (onu) calibration

An optical line terminal (OLT) channel termination (CT) comprises a receiver configured to receive an upstream message which comprises a correlation tag from an optical network unit (ONU), wherein the correlation tag represents a unique number, a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to process the upstream message, and... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Root cause analysis in a communication network via probabilistic network structure

The disclosure relates to technology for determining a root cause of anomalous behaviors in networks. First indicators (KQIs) are categorized into first groups (states) and second indicators (KPIs) are categorized into second groups. A conditional probability is estimated by calculating a probability that the second indicators will result in degradation... Futurewei Technologies Inc

System for managing, storing and providing shared digital content to users in a user relationship defined group in a multi-platform environment

A system for managing, storing and providing shared digital content to a group of users in a multi-platform environment, comprising a cloud storage component configured to store digital content items that are shared by members in a user relationship defined group, and a cloud service component configured to provide one... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optical network unit reset message

A low-level reset message having a reset level provides a mechanism for an optical line terminal (OLT) to remotely reset a dysfunctional optical network unit (ONU). The reset message includes a reset level field which allows the OLT to instruct the ONU to perform a reset of some or all... Futurewei Technologies Inc

Optical network unit reset message

A low-level reset message having a reset level provides a mechanism for an optical line terminal (OLT) to remotely reset a dysfunctional optical network unit (ONU). The reset message includes a reset level field which allows the OLT to instruct the ONU to perform a reset of some or all... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366623

System, computer program, and dividing services into subsets based on interdependencies

A system, computer program, and method are provided for service placement in a network. Information is stored on a collection of services that are configured to be performed in a dynamic order. Further, one or more interdependencies between at least a portion of the services are identified. Still yet, the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366883

Agile resource on demand service provisioning in software defined optical networks

An embodiment method for managing connections on a communications network having an optical network portion includes receiving a request for a first connection at a controller in signal communication with one or more reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers (ROADMs) controlling an optical network portion of a communications network, wherein the controller... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/21/17 / #20170367068

Adaptive call notification

A method for adaptive call notification in a user equipment (UE) includes detecting an incoming call indication such as a ring signal. The ambient sound level for the UE is measured in response to the incoming call indication. A UE vibration device is activated in response to the detected incoming... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/21/17 / #20170367129

System and changing an identifier of a basic service set

A method for changing an identifier of a basic service set (BSS) served by an access point (AP) includes determining a first value of the identifier of the BSS, transmitting a first physical (PHY) protocol data unit (PPDU) with a first BSS identifier field in a PHY header of the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/21/17 / #20170367136

System and methods for controlling out-of-network d2d communications

Embodiments are provided herein for determining a synchronizing master for device-to-device (D2D) communication in a cellular network environment. In an embodiment, a user equipment (UE) receives a discovery signal comprising a timing reference, and determines a transmitter of the discovery signal. In accordance with the determination of the transmitter of... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357110

Second order detection of two orthogonal dithers for i/q modulator bias control

A Dual Parallel (DP)-Inphase/Quadrature (I/Q) Mach-Zehnder Modulator (MZM) bias controller configured to generate a pair of orthogonal dither signals; multiply the pair of dither signals to create a second order orthogonal dither signal; and lock an Inphase (I) I MZM of a DP-I/Q MZM to a value of a corresponding... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358838

Load-adaptive aperture tunable antenna

Methods, apparatus and systems are provided including a load-adaptive antenna for mobile communication devices. One aspect provides a method of using an antenna within a handheld wireless communication device. The method includes monitoring antenna performance using information received from a sensor within the device. When antenna performance drops below a... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358850

Wearable article apparatus and method with multiple antennas

An apparatus and method are provided for a wearable article with multiple antennas. The wearable article includes a body, a first structure positioned in the body, and a plurality of first electronic components mounted on the first structure. Further included is a second structure positioned in the body beneath and... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359261

Proactive load balancing based on fractal analysis

The disclosure relates to technology for load balancing link utilization of a networking device based on fractal analysis. In one embodiment, link utilization of switches, routers, etc. in a data center is balanced based on a fractal model of the link utilization. Techniques disclosed herein are proactive. For example, instead... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359443

Modular telecommunication edge cloud system

A telecommunications edge cloud (TEC) element deployed between a client and a packet network includes a TEC hardware layer including storage resources, networking resources, and computing resources, wherein the computing resources include a plurality of processors. A TEC operating system (TECOS) is coupled to the TEC hardware layer and configured... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359848

System and cell switching

A method for operating a first distributed unit (DU) includes participating in a link layer context transfer with a second DU, establishing a user data path for a mobile device, the user data path connecting the mobile device with a centralized unit (CU) including a radio control protocol entity communicating... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351403

Pressure conforming three-dimensional icons

A computing device is provided, including a display configured to display images, a pressure sensor configured to sense at least one of a pressure and a force on the display, and a processor configured to generate a dynamic icon having an image for display on the display, wherein the image... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351604

Host and garbage collection write ratio controller

A method includes obtaining an average number of valid pages per block of the solid state storage device, obtaining an average number of invalid pages per block of the solid state storage device, determining a scaling factor as a function of the a number of free blocks in the solid... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353883

System and data forwarding in a communications system

A method for operating a transmitting device includes receiving a first packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) protocol data unit (PDU) associated with a first remote device (RD), the first PDCP PDU including at least a first PDCP header, generating a first nested PDCP PDU in accordance with the first PDCP... Futurewei Technologies Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353897

Apparatus, computer program, and criteria-based conditional cell reselection

An apparatus, computer program, and method are provided for criteria-based conditional cell reselection. In operation, information is identified in connection with a mobile communication device being serviced by a first cell of a network utilizing a first frequency with a first priority. A determination is then made as to whether... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346178

Closed loop aperture tunable antenna

An apparatus comprises a radio frequency (RF) antenna circuit; an antenna aperture tuning circuit; an antenna impedance measurement circuit; and a processor circuit electrically coupled to the tunable antenna aperture circuit and the impedance measurement circuit. The processor circuit is configured to: set the antenna aperture tuning circuit to an... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346445

Dense wavelength-division multiplexing (dwdm) network and method

A dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) optical network comprises an optical bus, which includes an optical source configured to generate a plurality of unmodulated optical signals each having a different wavelength; an optical multiplexer configured to multiplex the unmodulated optical signals to produce a combined, unmodulated optical signal, and to transmit... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346525

System and time division duplexed multiplexing in transmission-reception point to transmission-reception point connectivity

A method for operating a transmission-reception point (TRP) includes determining a first cycle of backhaul communications modes for the TRP, each backhaul communications mode of the first cycle is associated with a different time period and prompts the TRP to either transmit or receive using a subset of communications beams... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346592

Dense wavelength-division multiplexing (dwdm) network and method

A dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) optical network includes an optical input port configured to receive unmodulated optical signals from the optical fiber comprising wavelength channels; one or more modulators coupled to the optical input port wherein the one or more modulators are each configured to modulate a respective first wavelength... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346611

System and transmitting beamformed reference/control signals

A method for operating a transmission point with reduced interference includes determining a beamformed signal configuration specified in accordance with configuration information of neighboring TPs, wherein the beamformed signal configuration indicates multiplexed beamformed signals in a spatial domain and at least one of a time domain and a frequency domain,... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346683

Automated generation of deployment workflows for cloud platforms based on logical stacks

A method implemented in a data center management node including obtaining, from memory, a physical stack describing a configuration of platform components across multiple operating platforms on a data center infrastructure, generating, by a processor, a graph describing correlations between the operating platforms and the data center infrastructure based on... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347347

System and protecting time slots

A method for prioritizing first group devices over second group devices in accessing a channel during a time slot scheduled for communications by the first group devices is provided. The method includes generating a frame comprising a Duration field containing a value set to a sum of a duration of... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347359

System and coordinating spatial reuse among low power communications devices

A method includes determining a transmission power level configuration of time slots of a shared channel using communications occurring within a first communications group and at a first transmission power level, and communicating with a second device in a time slot in accordance with the transmission power level configuration, wherein... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347391

System and managing neighbors in a communications system with beamforming

A method for operating a first transmit-receive point (TRP) includes receiving a first measurement report from a user equipment (UE), the first measurement report including an identifier of a second TRP, requesting a second measurement report from the UE, the second measurement report to include automatic neighbor relation (ANR) information... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337113

Parallel tracing

A device for tracing a computer program comprises a non-transitory memory having instructions and one or more processors in communication with the memory. The one or more processors execute the instructions to generate trace code from a trace specification program to trace the computer program. The one or more processors... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337486

Feature-set augmentation using knowledge engine

A method includes receiving an original feature-set for training a machine learning system, the feature-set including multiple records each having a set of original features with original feature values and a result, querying a knowledge base based on the set of original features, receiving a set of knowledge features with... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170338873

Adaptively grouped user equipment multicasting and beamforming

A method for adaptive user equipment (UE) grouping and beamforming includes the assignment each of a plurality of user equipment (UE) devices into a respective UE group of a plurality of UE groups. Each UE group has at least one UE device. A UE device is reassigned from the respective... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339228

Decentralized, hierarchical, and overlay-driven mobility support architecture for information-centric networks

An anchor server in an information-centric network (ICN) receives registration and deregistration requests from one or more producers in the ICN. In response to a producer initially registering, the anchor server stores records associating the producer with content available from the producer via a first point of attachment. In response... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339242

Content placements for coded caching of video streams

A method implemented by a network element (NE) configured as a coordinated content coding using caches (c4) coordinator, the method comprising receiving, via a receiver of the NE, a first request from a first remote NE requesting a first file, receiving, via the receiver, a second request from a second... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339623

Predictive routing for mobility

A method of utilizing a list of predictive paths by a map-server. The method includes receiving the list of predictive paths, storing the list of predictive paths in a memory, receiving, from a first network element, a request for a location of a user device, the request related to transmitting... Futurewei Technologies Inc

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11/23/17 / #20170339624

System and distributed and integrated mobility support for mobile networks and mobile hosts

A method for updating location information includes detecting a change in mobility of a second device, and determining whether an update condition has been met. When the update condition has been met, the method also includes updating a first location management function in accordance with location information of the second... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339675

Method of operating a cellular network including high frequency burst transmission

The disclosure includes a method for providing a data link between one or more high frequency Transmission Points (TPs) and a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless network, the method including receiving, by the UE, an assignment from a macro cell in the heterogeneous wireless network, wherein the assignment includes... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329514

Mobile device camera viewfinder punch through effect

In an example embodiment, an application is executed on a mobile device, causing generation of application graphical output in an application layer. The application layer is rendered on a touchscreen display. A first gesture of a user is detected, and in response to the first gesture a viewfinder layer is... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329648

Worker node rebuild for parallel processing system

A method includes creating communication agents in each worker node in a distributed processing cluster, creating communication agents in nodes other than the distributed processing cluster as redundant nodes, the worker nodes and redundant nodes forming a communicator group, numbering and identifying each worker node in the distributed processing cluster... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331581

Digital representations of analog signals and control words using different multi-level modulation formats

A method implemented by a transmitter, comprising encoding digital in-phase and quadrature-phase (IQ) data associated with a plurality of analog signals according to a first multi-level modulation format to produce a modulated IQ signal, encoding control information associated with the plurality of analog signals according to a second multi-level modulation... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331591

Decoding procedures in systems with codeblock segmentation

The disclosure relates to a method for decoding a transport block encoded with multiple codeblock segments. User equipment determines whether to decode one of a transport block cyclic redundancy check (CRC) and a codeblock segment CRC based on a speed of user equipment. In response to the speed of the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332417

Random access procedure and burst transmission in a high frequency system

An embodiment method for transmitting information between a user equipment (UE) and a transmission point (TP) is disclosed that includes transmitting, by the UE, a first message from the UE to the TP, the first message including a locally scoped user equipment ID (UE ID) and a request for random... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332425

System and relay device discovery

A method for establishing relay services includes transmitting a random access parameter to a network node indicating a request for relaying services, the transmitting of the random access parameter initiates a first random access procedure, receiving, by the RD, a random access response including a relay indicator indicating one or... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332435

System and maintaining synchronization in connectionless transmissions

A method for operating a receiving device includes receiving a first protocol data unit (PDU) of a first burst transmission, the first PDU includes a first transmission identifier (T_ID) associated with the first burst transmission, and the first PDU further includes a final PDU indication indicating that the first PDU... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323620

Lens touch graphic effect for mobile devices

A method including detecting a touch input to a display, where the touch input includes a location on the display and an amount of force, determining a magnification level based on the amount of force, generating a lens animation effect, where the lens animation effect magnifies a region of content... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324150

Antenna apparatus and method with dielectric for providing continuous insulation between antenna portions

An apparatus is provided including a first antenna with a top face; a bottom face; and a periphery defined by an upper portion, a lower portion, and a pair of side portions. The first slot comprises a body, a first arm, and a second arm that divides the first antenna... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324177

Multi-portion connector for use with differently-sized cards

An apparatus and method are provided for use with a first card of a first size [e.g. subscriber identify module (SIM) card, etc.] and a second card of a second size (e.g. memory card, etc.). Included is a connector with a first portion and a second portion which is configured... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324478

Channel mapping for an aggregated touchless wireless fronthaul

A method implemented by a wireless fronthaul unit, the method comprises aggregating a plurality of first wireless channel signals to produce a first aggregated signal via digital frequency-domain mapping (FDM), wherein the first wireless channel signals are positioned in the first aggregated signal in non-overlapping first frequency bands, each non-overlapping... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324538

Skew calculation in channel-bonded passive optical networks (pons)

An apparatus comprises: a first clock; a receiver configured to: receive a first packet via a first channel corresponding to a first wavelength, and receive a third packet via a third channel corresponding to a third wavelength; and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to: implement channel bonding... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324644

Multiple topology-transparent zones having a common edge node

The system and method of the present disclosure relates to technology for a network system supporting multiple topology transparent zones (TTZs) on an edge node. TTZs have a topology including TTZ nodes consisting of edge nodes and internal nodes connected together by internal links. The edge nodes may also be... Futurewei Technologies Inc

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11/09/17 / #20170325268

System and random access backoffs

A method of performing a random access procedure includes randomly selecting a backoff time from within a backoff window ranging from o to a specified multiple of a random access preamble unit, waiting until a time initialized with the backoff time expires, and retransmitting a random access preamble.... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325270

System and device identification and authentication

A method for providing relay services to a remote device (RD) includes receiving a relay service request from the RD, the relay service request including at least an identifier of the RD, and the RD is not in active radio communications with an entity of the communications system, restricting relay... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170315313

Transistor outline (to) can optical transceiver

An optical transceiver comprises a transmitter and a receiver housed in a transistor outline (TO) can. The receiver comprises a first submount comprising at least one waveguide, a photodiode coupled to the first submount and the at least one waveguide, and a transimpedance amplifier (TIA) coupled to the first submount... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170315365

Head mounted display content capture and sharing

A virtual reality goggle includes a goggle shaped body having multiple cameras mounted thereon. A display is supported by the goggle shaped body. A support extends between sides of the goggle shaped body and includes multiple cameras. Circuitry is coupled to receive video from the multiple cameras, the video comprising... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170315386

Carrier density-based tunable filter

An optical filter comprising a first distributed Bragg reflector (DBR) layer, a second DBR layer, and an intrinsic semiconductor layer positioned between the first DBR layer and the second DBR layer, with the intrinsic semiconductor layer providing a passband wavelength for the optical filter based on a carrier density of... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170315830

On-demand loading of dynamic scripting language code for reduced memory usage

A computer-implemented method and system for reducing the amount of memory space required to store applications written in dynamic scripting languages loads a program module into memory and removes a category of program code, such as debug information or function definitions, from the program module. The method and system also... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170316106

Anonymous identity in identity oriented networks and protocols

A method of using ephemeral identifiers (IDs) in a network implemented a network element (NE) comprises obtaining ephemeral ID for at least one user equipment (UE) accessible by the NE, wherein the ephemeral ID is a temporary and recyclable ID associated with the UE, transmitting a request to map the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170317779

Channel bonding in multiple-wavelength passive optical networks (pons)

An apparatus comprises: a processor configured to: select a first channel from among a plurality of channels in a network, and generate a first message assigning a first grant corresponding to the first channel; a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the first message; and a receiver... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170317866

Sounding reference signal (srs) design for cellular time division duplex (tdd) mmwave systems

A system and method of communicating sounding reference signals (SRSs) in a cellular time division duplex (TDD) mmWave system. A transmission point (TP) may transmit beamformed reference signals to a user equipment (UE), each of the beamformed reference signals having been transmitted according to a beam direction in a set... Futurewei Technologies Inc

11/02/17 / #20170318604

Link adaptation in grant-free multiple access systems

A BS determines an amount of resource overloading for a contention transmission unit (CTU) access region associated with a grant-free uplink transmission scheme in a multiple access system. The BS determines a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) limit indicating a maximum MCS level for the CTU access region. The BS... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304682

Wellness management method and system by wellness mode based on context-awareness platform on smartphone

A device, method and system provide a wellness management process and/or an exercise management process for use with a smartphone or other mobile computing device. Various data about the user is obtained and used for determining and recommending an action or exercise to the user to improve the user's wellness/physique/health.... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307837

Optical communication component cooling

An optical communication package includes a circuit layer, an optical component electrically coupled to the circuit layer to optically communicate outside of the package, and a thermoelectric cooler electrically coupled to the circuit layer and disposed to transfer heat from the optical component to the circuit layer.... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308620

Making graph pattern queries bounded in big graphs

A processor executes instructions stored in non-transitory memory storage to receive a pattern query for a graph and determine a set of access constraints corresponding to the pattern query. A determination is made whether the pattern query is effectively bounded under the set of access constraints. A query plan is... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309031

Real time digital video stabilization

A method includes obtaining two consecutive video frames at a global motion estimation function for execution on a processor, wherein the video frames comprise a current video frame and a previous video frame, and estimating motion between the two consecutive video frames by matching a set of feature points common... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310238

Apparatus and an active-switched inverter

An inverter apparatus and method are provided for converting direct current to alternating current. The inverter circuit includes a first switch sub-circuit configured for electrical communication with a power source and switching at a first frequency. The inverter circuit further includes a second switch sub-circuit in electrical communication with the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310970

System and estimating view synthesis distortion

System and method embodiments are provided for achieving improved View Synthesis Distortion (VSD) calculation and more accurate distortion estimation of encoded video frames. An embodiment method includes obtaining a depth map value for a video frame and determining a weighting factor for depth distortion in accordance with the depth map... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311182

Apparatus and radio resource management for high reliability and low latency traffic

Embodiments are provided for managing and mitigation contention of high reliability and low latency transmissions in wireless communications networks. According to an embodiment, a network entity indicates a first grant to a first device associated with a first service. The first grant includes a first resource for transmitting for the... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311353

System and initial attachment in a communications system utilizing beam-formed signals

A method for operating a user equipment (UE) in a millimeter wave (mmWave) communications system includes receiving a first wide beam beam-formed reference signal from a mmWave evolved NodeB (eNB) during an initial time interval, the first wide beam beam-formed reference signal carrying timing information, detecting a wide beam boundary... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/19/17 / #20170300414

Delayed write through cache (dwtc) and operating the dwtc

A cache and a method for operating a cache are disclosed. In an embodiment, the cache includes a cache controller, data cache and a delay write through cache (DWTC), wherein the data cache is separate and distinct from the DWTC, wherein cacheable write accesses are split into shareable cacheable write... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/19/17 / #20170302308

Transmitter harmonics calibration to improve transmit linearity

An apparatus comprises: radio frequency (RF) transceiver circuitry for electrical coupling to an antenna and including: a local oscillator (LO) circuit configured to generate a LO signal, and a mixer circuit configured to mix a CW tone signal with the LO signal; a measurement receiver path configured to measure an... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/19/17 / #20170302419

System and srs switching, transmission, and enhancements

User Equipments (UEs) may be assigned a set of aggregated component carriers for downlink carrier aggregation and/or carrier selection. Some UEs may be incapable of transmitting uplink signals over all component carriers in their assigned set of aggregated component carriers. In such scenarios, a UE may need to perform SRS... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/19/17 / #20170302560

Transformation and unified control of hybrid networks composed of openflow switches and other programmable switches

A method implemented by an OpenFlow (OF) adaptor positioned between an OF controller and a Non-OF (NOF) Network Element (NE) (NOF NE), comprising transmitting, by a transmitter of the OF adaptor, a discovery message to the NOF NE in a NOF format, receiving, by a receiver of the OF adaptor,... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/19/17 / #20170302580

Software defined network traffic congestion control

A method includes obtaining traffic statistics of accepted hybrid traffic at a controller of a software defined network that includes multiple local switches coupled by links, calculating an end to end delay associated with the accepted hybrid traffic, determining network stability thresholds from each local switch as a function of... Futurewei Technologies Inc

10/19/17 / #20170303294

System and hybrid automatic repeat request timing for device-to-device communication overlaid on a cellular network

An embodiment of a system for operating a communications controller for a group of user equipments engaged in a DMC link in a wireless communications system is provided. The communications controller is configured to allocate a set of subframes in one periodic group of subframes to the group of UEs... Futurewei Technologies Inc

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