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Recent patent applications related to Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc. Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc, we're just tracking patents.

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12/31/15 / #20150382297

Method and apparatus for providing peer-to-peer communication with network connection

A method and apparatus may be used for peer-to-peer communication. The method and apparatus may allow for network connectivity during the peer-to-peer communication session. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/31/15 / #20150382275

Method and apparatus for selecting a routing path in a mesh network

A method and apparatus for joint routing and distributed scheduling in a directional mesh network includes receiving feedback for multiple candidate paths from at least one neighbor node, semi-static and instantaneous metrics are determined based upon the received feedback. Routing from a first node to a destination node is determined based upon the semi-static and instantaneous metrics, and a transmission is routed in accordance with the determined route from the first node to the destination node.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/31/15 / #20150382205

Methods and apparatus for vertical beamforming

A method and apparatus for determining a vertical beam for reception are disclosed herein. A method in a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) includes receiving a broadcast message from an evolved node b (enb) that includes information associated with a plurality of vertical beams, wherein the information includes at least one set of physical random access control channel (prach) resources associated with each of the plurality of vertical beams, measuring reference signals transmitted on each of the plurality of vertical beams to select a reception vertical beam, transmitting a prach preamble in a set of resources associated with the selected reception vertical beam, and receiving communications from the enb using the selected reception vertical beam.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/31/15 / #20150382171

Long-range device discovery with directional transmissions

Device discovery at long ranges using directional antenna patterns for both transmission and reception of discovery beacon messages and discovery beacon response messages. Omnidirectional band transmissions to assist aiming a directional antenna are also described. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/31/15 / #20150382168

Method and apparatus to deliver public warning messages

A method and apparatus for a wireless transmit receive unit (wtru) to receive an emergency situation notification. The method and apparatus include the wtru receiving a paging message with an emergency situation notification, and the wtru receiving scheduling information in a system information block.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/31/15 / #20150381776

Method and apparatus for incorporating an internet of things (iot) service interface protocol layer in a node

A method and apparatus are described for incorporating an internet of things (iot) service interface protocol layer in at least one node. The format of various iot messages used to communicate over a service interface are also described. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/31/15 / #20150381756

Centralized content enablement service for managed caching in wireless network

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are provided to implement content caching. An entity running an external application (ea) may establish a connection between the ea and a centralized cloud controller (ccc) to access a service on the ccc. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/24/15 / #20150373618

Method and apparatus for directional mesh initialization

A method and apparatus for association in a mesh network may be disclosed. A method in a new node may include performing a discovery procedure with a plurality of peer nodes in the mesh network, initiating a temporary association procedure with each peer node, selecting a set of peer nodes from the plurality of peer nodes based on a selection algorithm at least based on a signal-to-interference and noise ratio (sinr) with each peer node and an interference impact of each peer node, and performing a final association with the selected set of peer nodes.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/24/15 / #20150373572

Interference measurements and management in directional mesh networks

Techniques may be used for interference measurement and management in directional mesh networks, including centralized and/or distributed approaches. A centralized node, such as an operations and maintenance (oam) center, may use feedback from nodes in the mesh network to partition the nodes in the mesh network into clusters based on interference levels. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/24/15 / #20150373571

Scheduling fractional frequency gaps to enable sub band sensing

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for scheduling fractional frequency gaps (ffgs). A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may receive an ffg type, an ffg pattern, a filter type, and/or a sensing metric. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/24/15 / #20150373554

Methods and apparatus for spectrum coordination

Methods and apparatus for spectrum coordination are described. A method of spectrum coordination includes a spectrum coordinator receiving a request for shared spectrum from a crs that the spectrum coordinator supports. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/24/15 / #20150372843

Pulse-shaped orthogonal frequency division multiplexing

A method and apparatus for performing pulse shaping using different windowing functions for different sub-bands of a transmission is disclosed. A method for use in a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may include the wtru receiving data symbols. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/17/15 / #20150365998

Method and apparatus for enabling and disabling a supplementary downlink carrier

A method and apparatus are disclosed for multi cell wireless communication, wherein a status of a secondary serving cell is determined. On the condition that the secondary serving cell is disabled, a hybrid repeat request (harq) process associated with the secondary serving cell is released.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/17/15 / #20150365444

Inter-user equipment (ue) transfer (iut) for collaborative sessions that include media session information

A method and apparatus for inter-user equipment (ue) transfer (iut) of collaborative session control and session information between wtrus. A collaborative session control transfer request including ongoing session information is transmitted prior to transfer of session control from one wtru to another wtru. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/10/15 / #20150359008

Method and apparatus for communication in a network of wlan overlapping basic service set

A method and apparatus for communication in a network of wlan overlapping basic service set (obss) are disclosed. A station or an access point may indicate its interference reporting and inter-bss coordination capabilities in a message. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/10/15 / #20150358849

Method and apparatus for performing inter-frequency and/or inter-radio access technology measurements

Techniques for performing inter-frequency and/or inter-radio access technology (rat) measurements are disclosed. A multi-receiver wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may receive downlink transmissions via a plurality of downlink carriers, of a set of configured downlink carriers, simultaneously. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/10/15 / #20150358111

System and method for adaptive modulation

Systems, methods, and/or techniques for improving downlink spectrum efficiency may be disclosed. For example, a higher order modulation (hom) transmission may be provided to a device. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/10/15 / #20150358067

Range extension in wireless local area networks

A method for associating a new end-station (end-sta) with a relay access point (r-ap) in a relay transmission. An assignment of a new identifier is transmitted to the new end-sta, wherein traffic indication map indications for the new end-sta in a beacon from the r-ap follows the transmission of the new identifier assignment. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/03/15 / #20150351099

Method and apparatus for multiple carrier utilization in wireless communications

Methods and apparatus for multiple carrier utilization in wireless communications are disclosed. These methods include multiple carrier activation/deactivation, multiple carrier discontinuous transmission (dtx) and discontinuous reception (drx) activation/deactivation and operations, and multiple carrier acknowledgment/negative acknowledgement feedback. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/26/15 / #20150341925

Channel selection for uplink access

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) to transmit uplink information. The wtru may have information such as data or control information to transmit to a network. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/26/15 / #20150341916

Method and apparatus for utilizing multiple carriers in high speed packet access communications technical field

A method and an apparatus for utilizing multiple carriers are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) capable of receiving on a single downlink carrier at a time may tune the receiver to one downlink carrier and switch the downlink carrier in accordance with a configured pattern. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/26/15 / #20150339724

Methods and apparatus for accessing localized applications

Methods of wireless communication and wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus) are described. A wtru includes a processor. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/19/15 / #20150334563

Method and apparatus for using direct wireless links and a central controller for dynamic resource allocation

A method and apparatus may be used for short range multi-device communications. The method and apparatus may be used in personal area networks (pans). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/12/15 / #20150327255

Carrier aggregation of carriers with subframe restrictions

Embodiments contemplate enabling relay node uplink control information transmission on an interface between a relay node and a donor enodeb (denb) in one or more subframes. Embodiments contemplate techniques to avoid restrictions on uplink transmissions on a cell (perhaps due to subframe configuration), such as on a primary cell, where the restrictions may make relay node uplink control information transmission difficult (if not impossible) on the interface between a relay node and a donor enodeb (denb). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/12/15 / #20150327253

Method and apparatus for generating a radio link control protocol data unit for multi-carrier operation

Techniques and apparatus for efficiently determining the radio link control (rlc) protocol data unit (pdu) size and flexible rlc pdu creation for multi carrier operation are disclosed. An example wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) calculates a maximum amount of data allowed to be transmitted for a current transmission time interval (tti) for each of a plurality of carriers, and selects an rlc pdu data field size such that each rlc pdu to be multiplexed to a medium access control (mac) pdu matches a minimum of the maximum amount of data calculated for the carriers. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/12/15 / #20150327228

Method and apparatus to allocate radio resources for transmitting a message part in an enhanced rach

A method and apparatus for allocating resources to a wireless transmit receive unit (wtru) includes the wtru transmitting a signature sequence to a node b, receiving an acknowledge signal from the node b, and determining a default resource index. The resource index is associated with enhanced dedicated channel (e-dch) parameters.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/12/15 / #20150326561

Authentication and secure channel setup for communication handoff scenarios

Persistent communication layer credentials generated on a persistent communication layer at one network may be leveraged to perform authentication on another. For example, the persistent communication layer credentials may include application-layer credentials derived on an application layer. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/12/15 / #20150326377

Method and apparatus for coexistence among wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus) operating in the same spectrum

A method and apparatus for coexistence among wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus) operating in the same spectrum are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may include a processor that receives a configuration of a coexistence gap pattern defining a pattern of transmission periods and silent periods for the wtru. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/05/15 / #20150319700

Power control methods and procedures for wireless local area networks

A method and apparatus is described herein for performing loop power control and transmission power control (tpc) in a wireless network. Described herein are methods including using separate power control loops for communication with an entire wireless network and for point-to-point (p2p) transmissions and separate power control loops for omni-directional and directional beamformed transmissions. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/05/15 / #20150319664

Systems and/or methods for anchor node selection in networks using distributed mobility management (dmm)

Systems and/or methods may be used to select an anchor node. For example, a device may detect or more anchor nodes that may be available for the device to connect to. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/05/15 / #20150319642

Method and apparatus for controlling the application of selected ip traffic offload and local ip access

A method and apparatus are described for controlling the application of selected internet protocol (ip) traffic offload (sipto) or local ip access (lipa) services for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru). The sipto and lipa services may be performed over packet data network (pdn) connections. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/05/15 / #20150319587

Short message service in prose

Methods and systems are disclosed for delivering sms messages while reducing the signaling overhead within a cellular cn. For example, an sms originating wtru may send an indication to a ran entity, and the indication may indicate that an sms recipient wtru is in the same relative geographical area as the originating wtru. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/05/15 / #20150319156

Independent identity management systems

Systems, methods and apparatus embodiments are described herein for authenticating a user and/or a user equipment (ue). For example, a user and/or ue may request access to a service controlled by a service provider (sp). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/29/15 / #20150312957

Operating with multiple schudulers in a wireless system

Systems and methods are disclosed for a wtru to operate using multiple schedulers. The wtru may exchange data with the network over more than one data path, such that each data path may use a radio interface connected to a different network node and each node may be associated with an independent scheduler. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/29/15 / #20150312896

Radio link control reset using radio resource control signaling

A method and apparatus are described for implementing a reset procedure for radio link control (rlc) using radio resource control (rrc) signaling. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) receives a request for rlc reset. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/29/15 / #20150312806

Distributed mobility management technology in a network environment

Embodiments contemplate that the transfer of an internet protocol (ip) address from one (e.g. A first) gateway (gw) to another (e.g. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/29/15 / #20150312700

Device initiated triggers

Embodiments contemplate wireless communication that may include sending machine type communication (mtc) application data from a services capability server (scs) to an mtc user equipment (ue/wtru) using a device trigger. The device trigger may be used to instruct an mtc device application to initiate communications with an scs. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/22/15 / #20150305070

Methods to enable wlan proximity service

Methods and apparatus are described for implementing a wireless local area network (wlan) proximity service (prose) connection in a wlan prose capable wireless transmit receive unit (wtru). The wlan prose capable wtru requests an establishment of a wlan prose connection with other wlan prose capable wtru(s), where a prose discovery process determines the presence of other wlan prose capable wtru(s). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/22/15 / #20150304892

Network stack virtualization

Embodiments contemplate network stack virtualization which may be virtualization of a portion of the communication stack, such as the protocol stack, in some embodiments, multiple functionally of independent copies of the protocol stack may be simultaneously running on the terminal and/or serving the needs of different applications. This may allow independent operation from the application point of view, including connectivity to different networks with different identities. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/22/15 / #20150304853

Channel evacuation procedures for wireless networks deployed in dynamic shared spectrum

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are described for channel evacuation of a shared spectrum channel a secondary user base station may provide one or more secondary user wireless transmit receive unit (wtrus) access to a shared spectrum channel. The secondary user base station may receive an evacuation message indicating a need for the secondary user wtrus to evacuate the shared spectrum channel. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/22/15 / #20150304146

Resource block based multicarrier modulations for agile spectrum

A resource block (rb)-based multicarrier modulation (mcm) transmitter and receiver structure for spectral agile systems are disclosed. The transmitter and the receiver are capable of sharing opportunistically available and non-contiguous channels with other users. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/22/15 / #20150304073

Method and apparatus for use in cooperative relays using incremental redundancy and distributed spatial multiplexing

A method and apparatus may be used to receive a first transmission. The first transmission of data bits may have a first redundancy version in a transmission time interval (tti) from either a first node or a second node. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/22/15 / #20150304014

Multiple-input and multiple-ouptut (mimo) enhancement for backhaul relays

Embodiments contemplate one or more methods and apparatuses for allocating demodulation reference signals (drss) for a backhaul link between a base station and a relay. One or more embodiments include a processor that may generate a plurality of orthogonal cover codes (occs) as a reference for demodulation at a reception end of the backhaul link. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/22/15 / #20150303960

Fast automatic gain control (agc) for packet based systems

A method and apparatus for use in a packet based wireless communication system for reducing automatic gain control (agc) convergence time at a receiver are described. A radio frequency (rf) signal is received. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/01/15 / #20150282211

Method and apparatus for coordinated orthogonal channel access (coca)

A method and apparatus for coordinated orthogonal channel access (coca) are described. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) of a plurality of wtrus receives a trigger to transmit an uplink (ul) control frame on a channel simultaneously with at least one other of the plurality of wtrus. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/01/15 / #20150282177

Method and apparatus for negotiating "keep-alive" message frequencies of applications running on a mobile station

A method and apparatus are described for negotiating “keep-alive” message frequencies of applications running on a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru). A node may include a negotiation and synchronization function (nsf) configured to collect information including frequencies of keep-alive messages required by application servers for different applications running on the wtru, and send a keep-alive message frequency negotiation request message to the application servers to negotiate for a more proper frequency for each application on behalf of the wtru. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/01/15 / #20150282011

Systems and/or methods for improving packet-switched services during circuit switched fallback (csfb)

Systems and/or methods for providing packet-switched (ps) services during a circuit-switched callback (csfb) may be disclosed. For example, ps traffic may be offloaded over wifi (e.g. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/01/15 / #20150282007

Method and apparatus for generating radio link control protocol data units

A method and apparatus are used to generate radio link control (rlc) protocol data units (pdus). A data request for a logical channel is received as part of an enhanced dedicated channel (e-dch) transport format combination (e-tfc) selection procedure in a medium access control (mac). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/01/15 / #20150281289

Method and apparatus for enabling multimedia synchronization

Methods and apparatus are described for synchronizing a media presentation on a plurality of wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus). A media session may be replicated from a first wtru onto a second wtru. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/01/15 / #20150280825

Method and apparatus for discovery and association for visible light communications (vlc)

A visible light communication (vlc) device and method for discovery and association with a vlc infrastructure node are disclosed. The vlc device is configured to receive a beacon frame from a vlc infrastructure node. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/24/15 / #20150271854

Method and apparatus for obtaining uplink timing alignment on a secondary cell

A method for uplink timing alignment in a wireless transmit/receive unit is provided. The method includes receiving control signaling from an evolved node b, receiving on a primary cell (pcell) a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) order, the pdcch order including a carrier indicator field indicating a secondary cell (scell) to transmit a physical random access channel (prach) transmission. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/24/15 / #20150271834

Method and apparatus for bandwidth allocation for cognitive radio networks

Described herein are methods, metrics and apparatus for bandwidth allocation for cognitive radio. Information that needs to be passed between different components of a dynamic spectrum management (dsm) system for dynamic bandwidth allocation along with the corresponding interfaces is identified. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/24/15 / #20150271732

Method and apparatus for providing very high throughput operation and capability signaling for wireless communications

A method and apparatus are disclosed for enabling very high throughput (vht) communications. A wireless transmit and receive unit (wtru) may receive, from an access point (ap), a management frame comprising vht capabilities information. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/17/15 / #20150264659

Identifiers and triggers for capillary devices

Methods and apparatuses for capillary network device registration implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) are disclosed. Registration or bootstrap messages may be received by a capillary network device where the wtru acts as a gateway for communication between the capillary device and a network such as a 3gpp network. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150257085

Enhanced active scanning in wireless local area networks

A method for active scanning in a wireless network may include two transmitters. In such a method, the following steps may take place: detecting a first probe request having a scanning target originating from a first transmitter; desiring to send a probe request to the scanning target from a second transmitter; and canceling the second probe request on a condition that the second transmitter detects the first probe request.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150257054

Procedures for operating in long term evolution idle mode

Various procedures for operating a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) in long term evolution (lte) idle mode are described. The procedures include: methods for applying cell reselection priorities in the wtru, methods for converting a mobility state of the wtru between operating modes, a method for assigning a mobility state to the wtru, and a method for determining whether the wtru may access a closed subscriber group (csg) cell. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150257047

Data flow mobility

A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may communicate using a data flow that is defined according to flow identification information (fii). The wtru may participate in the transfer of the data flow between access networks of diverse radio access technologies. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150257046

Method and apparatus for supporting dynamic and distributed mobility management

A method and apparatus are described for supporting dynamic and distributed mobility management (dmm). A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may attach to a first distributed gateway (d-gw), and configure a first internet protocol (ip) address based on a prefix locally provided by the first d-gw. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150257024

Self-optimization of backhaul radio resources and small cell backhaul delay estimation

Control and/or management plane interactions may be implemented between one or more wireless backhaul links and respective associated access and/or core networks. The control and/or management plane interactions may be implemented in accordance with self-optimization functionalities and may be implemented to perform radio resource management (rrm) for the one or more wireless backhaul links. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150256629

Method and apparatus for identification and transfer in internet protocol multimedia subsystem collaborative sessions

A method and apparatus are described for performing internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystem (ims) operation. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) registers an ims service priority with an ims network. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150256314

Adaptive control channel

A wireless network may implement a reduced bandwidth for control information transmitted and/or received on the wireless network. The reduced bandwidth may be used to avoid interference that may be detected from an in-band or adjacent channel. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/10/15 / #20150256245

Method and apparatus for supporting management actions for very high throughput in wireless communications

A method and apparatus may be used in very high throughput (vht) wireless local area network (wlan) management actions. Management action frames such as vht action frames may be used to implement vht features in wlans. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/03/15 / #20150249964

Method and apparatus for radio link synchronization and power control in cell_fach and idle mode

A method and apparatus for radio link synchronization and power control in cell_fach state and idle mode are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) transmits a random access channel (rach) preamble and receives an acquisition indicator acknowledging the rach preamble via an acquisition indicator channel (aich) and an index to an enhanced dedicated channel (e-dch) resource. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245329

Method and apparatus for component carrier aggregation in wireless communications

A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) receives a downlink subframe having multiple component carriers, each component carrier having control information encoded in a physical data control channel (pdcch). The wtru performs a blind decoding of control information in a first pdcch located within a first component carrier to obtain a location of a second pdcch located within a second component carrier, where the location of the second pdcch is relative to a location of the first pdcch as control channel element offset. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245304

Method and apparatus for transmit power control for multiple antenna transmissions in the uplink

Techniques for transmit power control for multiple antenna transmissions in an uplink are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) generates at least one input stream for transmission and applies a gain factor to each channel. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245262

Method and apparatus for small cell discovery in heterogeneous networks

A method for acquiring and applying offload area information for offloading a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) to a small cell in a different frequency layer is disclosed. The wtru may enter a region or a macro cell and receive offload area information of the region in which a small cell in the vicinity of the macro cell is located. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245234

Dynamic point-to-point spectrum licensing

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are provided to implement granting a license to a millimeter wave base station (mb) in a wireless network. The mb may send a license request. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/27/15 / #20150244685

Generalized cryptographic framework

A user equipment (ue, 301) comprises communication circuitry that establishes communication with a network, at least one processor, a plurality of security modules (104), a plurality of cryptographic function modules (304), and a cryptographic framework module (302). The security modules (104) may each implement a different security method for securely communicating or authenticating with the network. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/20/15 / #20150237528

Method and apparatus for creating an enhanced medium access control packet data unit for enhanced transport format combination selection in wireless communications

Efficient enhanced transport format combination (e-tfc) selection methods and apparatus support flexible radio link control (rlc) packet data unit (pdu) size and medium access control (mac) layer segmentation. Methods for filling an enhanced medium access control (mac-e) packet data unit (pdu) with data from logical channels as part of e-tfc selection are provided. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/20/15 / #20150237502

Platform validation and management of wireless devices

Methods, components and apparatus for implementing platform validation and management (pvm) are disclosed. Pvm provides the functionality and operations of a platform validation entity with remote management of devices by device management components and systems such as a home node-b management system or component. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/20/15 / #20150236771

Method and apparatus for measuring and reporting a rank and a precoding matrix for multiple-input multiple-output communication

A method and apparatus for measuring and reporting a rank and/or a precoding matrix for multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) communication are disclosed. A metric indicating a channel condition is measured and a rank is selected based on the metric. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/13/15 / #20150230263

Method for millimeter wave beam tracking

A method and apparatus for improving and performing mmw beam tracking is disclosed. Localization methods to improve prediction of the position of a wtru are described, which may allow a millimeter wave base station (mb) to appropriately select a modified beam and to perform more efficient handover. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/13/15 / #20150230198

Method and apparatus for triggering a machine type communication device

A method and apparatus for triggering a machine type communication (mtc) wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) is disclosed. An mtc wtru receives a message that indicates control period configuration information associated with an extended discontinuous reception (drx) cycle. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/13/15 / #20150230190

Power control for devices having multiple antennas

Power control for devices having multiple transmit antennas are disclosed, including power control methods for physical uplink control channel (pucch) and sounding reference signal (srs) transmissions for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru). The pucch and srs power control methods include selecting a multiple input multiple output (mimo) mode and changing the power of the pucch or srs transmission based on the selected mimo mode. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/13/15 / #20150230140

Method and apparatus for serving high speed downlink shared channel cell change

A method and apparatus for serving high speed downlink shared channel (hs-dsch) cell change are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) sends a measurement report to a radio network controller (rnc) when a signal strength of a target cell approaches a signal strength of a source cell. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/13/15 / #20150230132

Efficient l2 processing and protocol data units wireless communications

Enhanced mac-es pdus are created by concatenating enhanced mac-es service data units (sdus) based on higher layer pdus and segments thereof, where segmentation information is included in the enhanced mac-es headers. An enhanced mac-e header is generated for each enhanced mac-es pdu to describe information about the enhanced mac-es pdu. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/13/15 / #20150229465

Method and apparatus for synchronizing mobile station media flows during a collaborative session

A method and apparatus are described for synchronizing mobile station (i.e., wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru)) media flows during a collaboration session. Inter-wtru transfer request messages, flow addition request messages and session update request messages may be exchanged between a plurality of wtrus and a session continuity control application server (scc-as). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/13/15 / #20150229461

Full duplex single channel communications

Embodiments contemplate tdd systems and techniques where timeslots may be allocated as dl, ul, or fdsc; the base station (bs) may be full duplex singled channel (fdsc) capable; and some, all, or none of the ues (or wtrus) may be fdsc capable. In one or more embodiments, fdsc1 timeslots may be contemplated that may be used (in some embodiments perhaps exclusively used) by a pair of radios, for example one bs and one ue, both having fd capability. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/06/15 / #20150223266

Selection of transmission parameters for transmit diversity terminals

Disclosed herein are system and method embodiments for selection of transmission parameters for transmit diversity terminals. According to an aspect, a method for controlling wireless receive/transmit unit transmission parameters may include configuring a wrtu to transmit dual stream when a first stream is using a predetermined transport format (tf) or subset of the tf. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/06/15 / #20150223179

Method and apparatus for handling uplink transmissions using multiple uplink carriers

A method and an apparatus for uplink transmission using multiple uplink carriers are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) selects a dedicated channel medium access control (mac-d) flow with highest priority data to be transmitted and performs uplink carrier selection and enhanced dedicated channel (e-dch) transport format combination (e-tfc) restriction and selection to select a carrier among a plurality of carriers and select an e-tfc based on a maximum supported payload, a remaining scheduled grant payload of the selected carrier and a remaining non-scheduled grant payload. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/06/15 / #20150223178

Method and apparatus for enhancing cell-edge user performance and signaling radio link failure conditions via downlink cooperative component carriers

A method and apparatus are described. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) includes circuitry that determines transmission power levels associated with physical uplink shared channel (pusch) transmissions over a plurality of uplink component carriers. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/06/15 / #20150222409

Method and appratus for signaling the release of a persistent resource

A method and apparatus for signaling the release of a persistent resource in long term evolution (lte) are disclosed. An indication of the release of a downlink (dl) persistent resource is received by a wireless transmit receive unit (wtru) from an evolved node-b (enb) via a physical downlink control channel (pdcch). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

08/06/15 / #20150220625

Methods and apparatus for conveying surveillance targets using bloom filters

The disclosure pertains to methods and apparatus for conveying surveillance targets using bloom filters or the like in order to obfuscate the identities of the actual users that are under surveillance.. . ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/30/15 / #20150215903

Resource selection for device to device discovery or communication

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to manage interference caused by d2d communications. A wireless transmit receive unit (wtru) may include a processor. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/30/15 / #20150215281

Method and apparatus for providing security to devices

Systems, methods, and apparatus are provided for generating verification data that may be used for validation of a wireless transmit-receive unit (wtru). The verification data may be generated using a tree structure having protected registers, represented as root nodes, and component measurements, represented as leaf nodes. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/23/15 / #20150208458

Method and apparatus for radio resources management in multi-radio access technology wireless systems

Methods and apparatus for performing wireless communication in a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) configured for multi-radio access technology (rat) operation are disclosed. A method includes the wtru wirelessly communicating information on a first operating frequency according to a first rat. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/23/15 / #20150208398

Uplink grant, downlink assignment and search space method and apparatus in carrier aggregation

Methods of mapping, indicating, encoding and transmitting uplink (ul) grants and downlink (dl) assignments for wireless communications for carrier aggregation are disclosed. Methods to encode and transmit dl assignments and ul grants and map and indicate the dl assignments to dl component carriers and ul grants to ul component carriers are described. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/23/15 / #20150207548

Method and apparatus for managing group communications

A method and apparatus for managing group communications are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may receive the same data using multiple-input multiple output (mimo) transmission from each of a plurality of synchronized network nodes. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/16/15 / #20150201356

Method and apparatus for performing a handover in an evolved universal terrestrial radio access network

A method and an apparatus for performing a handover in an evolved universal terrestrial radio access network (e-utran) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) sends a measurement report to a source evolved node b (enb), and receives a handover command from the source enb. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/16/15 / #20150201353

Apparatus and methods for group wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) handover

Apparatus and methods of handing over a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) that belongs to a group of wtrus from an originating base station to a target base station are described. A method includes the wtru obtaining information regarding a group to which the wtru has been assigned and the wtru receiving at least one of handover reconfiguration information that is common to the group and handover reconfiguration information that is specific to the wtru. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/16/15 / #20150200734

Emergency information in system information broadcast

A method and apparatus for providing an etws message to a wireless transmit receive unit (wtru). The wtru is configured to receive a paging message indicating a change in system information, wherein in response to the paging message to receive a system information block (sib) 1 to determine a schedule for reception of earthquake and tsunami warning system (etws) information in system information blocks (sibs). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/09/15 / #20150195858

Methods, apparatus and systems for implementing hierarchical policy servers and for control of coordinated femtocell-wifi operation in co-sited deployments

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to implement hierarchical policies for local networks. In one representative method, a first local node may establish a dedicated local ip access (lipa) packet data network (pdn) connection for a local service provided via a local network. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/09/15 / #20150195797

Methods, apparatus and systems for handling additional power backoff

Methods, apparatus and systems are described for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) to manage its transmission power. A power headroom report (phr) may be triggered based on changes to backoff or the impacts of backoff. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/09/15 / #20150195671

Service-based discovery in networks

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities may implement service-based discovery in a network, such as a 3gpp or 3gpp2 network. A discovery server may be used to query and find services offered by the network or by entities that interface with the network. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/09/15 / #20150195022

Method for signaling mu-mimo parameters

Methods for signaling multi-user multiple-input multiple output (mu-mimo) parameters for evolved-utra (e-utra) are disclosed. Example signaling format methods are presented that allow use of distributed virtual resource blocks (dvrb) or support of four wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus) but maintaining a predetermined signal format size. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/09/15 / #20150193468

Methods and apparatus for summarizing and presenting data based on user actions and locations

The present application pertains to methods and apparatus that maybe implemented in a location-aware mobile communication device for organizing and displaying location-specific information from a plurality of software applications. In one embodiment, the method comprises interfacing with each of the plurality of software applications to gain access to information items available through the software applications, reviewing the information items to identify location-specific data in the information items indicative of a location salient to the information item, maintaining a database indexing the information items as a function of the salient locations, responsive to a location-specific event corresponding to a specific location, identifying information items in the database having salient locations with a particular geographic relationship to the specific location, and controlling a display device to display a representation of the identified information items on the mobile communication device.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/02/15 / #20150189601

Apparatus and method for uplink power control for a wireless transmitter/receiver unit utilizing multiple carriers

A method and apparatus for determining uplink power in a wireless transmit receive unit (wtru). The wtru operates in a carrier aggregated system. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

07/02/15 / #20150189512

Non-access stratum architecture and protocol enhancements for long term evolution mobile units

A method and apparatus performs processing of the non-access stratus (nas) layer (layer 3) in long term evolution (lte) wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus), which allows the nas protocol layer to route layer 3 messages to the correct nas entity, and to encode new nas message types and information elements. A new architecture is presented that enables nas security. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/25/15 / #20150181546

Methods and apparatus for frequency synchronization, power control, and cell configuration for ul-only operation in dss bands

Methods and apparatus for effecting power control as well as frequency and timing synchronization in an lte component carrier functioning in ul-only mode or device-to-device mode, including a ul-only cell in lte, as well as an new enabling special uplink reference signal (surs) that is used to determine the ues that can take advantage of a ul-only cell. One approach includes interrupting the ul-only operation in a periodic fashion to send a sync signal by the enb. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/25/15 / #20150181394

Managing multicast traffic

Multicast traffic in a communication network may be obtained via subscription. For example, the multicast traffic may be obtained via a local subscription, via a visited domain of a mobile node for example, or a remote subscription, via a home domain of a mobile node for example, a network entity, such as a mobile access gateway (mag) and/or a local multicast router for example, may be used to manage the routing of the multicast traffic to the mobile node. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/25/15 / #20150180120

Antenna reflector system

A scan range of a steerable antenna is extended using a reflecting surface or surfaces within the scan range. Various implementations may also include lenses, and the reflecting surface, lenses, or both may include meta-materials. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/18/15 / #20150173025

Base station for controlling uplink power

A base station and a method of operating the base station is disclosed for controlling an uplink power. A total uplink transmission power employed when transmitting via a single antenna may be offset by a total power offset value from a total uplink transmission power employed when transmitting via a plurality of antennas.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/18/15 / #20150172972

Method of supporting cell reselection in an evolved hspa network

A method and apparatus of supporting cell reselection in an evolved hspa network is disclosed. A wireless transmit receive unit that has allocated channel resources, is restricted from cell reselection until a predetermined criteria is met. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/18/15 / #20150172962

Method and apparatus for transmitting extended service request messages in a congested network

Methods and apparatus for transmitting extended service request messages in a congested network are described. An apparatus includes a timer, a receiver and a processor. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/18/15 / #20150172269

Automated negotiation and selection of authentication protocols

Wireless telecommunications networks may implement various forms of authentication. There are a variety of different user and device authentication protocols that follow a similar network architecture, involving various network entities such as a user equipment (ue), a service provider (sp), and an authentication endpoint (aep). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/11/15 / #20150163831

Desynchronized network access in m2m networks

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to desynchronize transmissions in group-based operations. A group user equipment (ue), e.g., a ue that is a member of a group of ues, may be in an inactive mode. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/11/15 / #20150163690

Method and apparatus for detecting and measuring for home node-bs

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) to detect and perform measurements with respect to home node-bs (hnb) and home evolved node-bs (h(e)nb) (collectively “hnb”). The methods may include generating and transmitting a request for a measurement configuration that may include gap allocations to detect and measure a primary scrambling code or a physical cell identity of a target hnb for at least one frequency or radio access technology (rat). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

06/04/15 / #20150156770

Data and control multiplexing for uplink mimo with carrier aggregation and clustered-dft

A method and apparatus for signal processing in a wireless transmit receive unit (wtru), including generating a plurality of data bits and a plurality of control bits, mapping the data bits and control bits to one or more codewords, multiplexing the data bits and control bits, dividing the bits into layers, allocating control bits to each layer based on a channel quality of each codeword and a channel quality of each layer, and channel interleaving each layer for output to one or more antennas.. . ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

05/28/15 / #20150148086

Method and apparatus for communicating short message service and supplementary services messages

Methods and apparatus for enabling short message service (sms) and supplementary services (ss) in a long term evolution (lte) network via evolved packet system (eps) mobility management (emm) over the lte control plane are described. In one embodiment, the radio resource control (rrc) connection signaling radio bearer (srb) is used for sms and ss transport over the lte control plane between a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) and a mobility management entity (mme). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

05/21/15 / #20150142986

Systems and methods for personalizing and/or tailoring a service interface

Systems and methods for enabling proximity services to be delivered as part of an application service and/or for providing tailored services and/or a differential quality of service (qos) to a flow may be disclosed. For example, a temporary service name between an application and a server such as a d2d server may be established such that a ue and/or network may execute such a service at a later time without later involvement by the application and/or without exchanging credentials for the application with the network and vice versa.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

05/21/15 / #20150139155

Method and apparatus for efficiently utilizing harq processes for semi-persistent and dynamic data transmissions

A method and apparatus are disclosed for efficient hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) process utilization for semi-persistent and dynamic data transmissions, wherein a reserved harq process identification (id) can be reused. A subset of a plurality of harq process ids is reserved to use for a semi-persistent allocation, and data is transmitted based on the semi-persistent allocation. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

05/07/15 / #20150127733

Context-aware peer-to-peer communication

Methods and systems are disclosed for determining context information for one or more peers to be used in a peer discovery and/or peer association process(es) and/or to otherwise facilitate p2p proximity communications. For example, a method for determining peer context information may include receiving a context-aware identifier (caid). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

05/07/15 / #20150124755

Method and apparatus for monitoring and processing component carriers

A method and apparatus are described which perform bandwidth aggregation by simultaneously monitoring and processing a number of simultaneous, non-contiguous or contiguous component carriers in the downlink. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) can be configured by an evolved node-b (enodeb) to support additional component carriers. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/30/15 / #20150120833

Optimization of peer-to-peer content delivery service

A method and apparatus are described for providing a dynamic cache function in a network or cloud. A content cache server (ccs) and a lightweight ccs with a dynamic cache function may be deployed in the network or cloud. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/30/15 / #20150117378

Method and apparatus for simultaneously receiving on two carriers and performing discontinuous transmission and reception in dual cell high speed downlink packet access

A method and an apparatus for simultaneously receiving on two carriers and performing discontinuous transmission (dtx) and discontinuous reception (drx) in dual cell high speed downlink packet access (dc-hsdpa) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) receives a message for activating drx for at least one of an anchor carrier and a supplementary carrier and applies the same drx pattern to the anchor carrier and the supplementary carrier upon reception of the message. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/23/15 / #20150109943

Systems and methods for directional mesh networks with joint backhaul and access link design

A cellular communications network may be configured to leverage a millimeter wave (mmw) mesh network. Base stations may be configured to operate as mmw base stations (tnbs). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/16/15 / #20150103811

Maintaining time alignment with multiple uplink carriers

Maintaining time alignment with multiple carriers is contemplated. A group of uplink carriers (ul cc sets) that operate with a single timing advance (ta) may be determined, and a ta value may be applied to a specific ul cc set. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/09/15 / #20150099510

Device validation, distress indication, and remediation

A wireless communications device may be configured to perform integrity checking and interrogation with a network entity to isolate a portion of a failed component on the wireless network device for remediation. Once an integrity failure is determined on a component of the device, the device may identify a functionality associated with the component and indicate the failed functionality to the network entity. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/09/15 / #20150098436

Methods of multiple point hsdpa transmission in single or difference frequencies

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for uplink control feedback design in relation to the high speed dedicated physical control channel (hs-dpcch). First uplink data may be transmitted on a hs-dpcch to a first serving cell and a second serving cell, where the first serving cell may be used as a timing reference cell for the uplink transmission. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/02/15 / #20150094091

Method and apparatus for supporting positioning measurements

A method and apparatus for supporting positioning measurements. The methods include designating a reference cell, choosing a positioning signal, and, for inter-frequency measurements, determining which inter-frequency cell to measure and how to make such an inter-frequency positioning measurement.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/02/15 / #20150092885

Systems and methods for providing and/or using an ofdn-oqam structure

Systems and methods for providing orthogonal frequency division multiplexing-offset quadrature amplitude modulation (ofdm-oqam) structure may be disclosed. For example, a synthesis filter bank (sfb) and/or an analysis filter bank (afb) for a filter length may be derived. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/02/15 / #20150092741

Method and apparatus for paging in machine to machine or mobile assisted deployments

A wtru may be configured to receive configuration information. The received configuration information may be from a base station, and may indicate one or more periodic resources. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

04/02/15 / #20150092713

Component carrier activation/deactivation in multi-carrier systems

Methods and apparatus for addressing wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) behavior in response to configuration, configuration parameters and access issues related to the activation/deactivation process when the wtru may be configured with multiple serving cells or carrier aggregation.. . ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/26/15 / #20150087287

Method and apparatus for supporting machine-type communications with a mobile-originated-only mode

A method and apparatus for supporting machine-type communications (mtc) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may configure itself to operate in a mobile-originated-only mode. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/26/15 / #20150085827

Enhancements for operation of a timer

A method and an apparatus for operating a timer in an integrated circuit (ic) are disclosed herein. The ic includes a timer, a receiver configured to receive a circuit switched (cs) service notification, a transmitter configured to transmit an evolved packet system mobility management extended service request (esr) message, and a processor configured to start the timer in response to transmitting the esr and stop the timer in response to reception of a handover command and completion of a cs fallback procedure by the receiver, wherein the handover command directs the ic to handover to another radio access technology (rat) so that a cs call may be established. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/19/15 / #20150078305

Method and apparatus for performing hybrid per station and per flow uplink allocations

Method and apparatus for performing hybrid per station and per flow/connection uplink allocations are described. The apparatus may implement a hybrid per flow/connection and per station uplink (ul) resource allocation to improve ul control efficiency and ul resource utilization. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/12/15 / #20150074411

Enhanced security for direct link communications

A method and apparatus for secure direct link communication between multiple wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus) are disclosed. The wtrus may exchange nonces that are used for generating a common nonce. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/12/15 / #20150071265

Method and apparatus for selecting a radio link control protocol data unit size

A method and apparatus are used to create rlc pdus in advance of the e-tfc selection for the mac pdu that will include this or these rlc pdu(s). The apparatus may be configured to pre-generate rlc pdus for transmission in a later tti. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/12/15 / #20150071178

Method and apparatus for data transmissions in a wireless network

A method and apparatus for data transmissions in a wireless network are disclosed. A first device may send a first frame to a second device including information regarding a number of pending data frames to be transmitted from the first device to the second device. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/05/15 / #20150067813

Method and apparatus for trusted federated identity management and data access authorization

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed that may provide for integration of trusted openid (topenid) with openid. The authentication may be accomplished, in part, via communications between a trusted ticket server on a ue and a network application function. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/05/15 / #20150065093

Identity management on a wireless device

A wireless device may perform a local authentication to reduce the traffic on a network. The local authentication may be performed using a local web server and/or a local openid provider (op) associated with the wireless device. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

03/05/15 / #20150063252

Method, system and apparatus for downlink shared channel reception in cooperative multipoint transmissions

A method and apparatus may be used to enable reception of a downlink (dl) shared channel in a cooperative multipoint transmission (comp). The method and apparatus may determine whether comp is applied to a transmission. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/26/15 / #20150057011

Random access in dynamic and shared spectrums

Systems and methods for using a communication system in a spectrum are provided. For example, a random access or rach procedure may be performed where the random access or rach procedure may be configured to reduce secondary interference and/or to be used in a pixel-based environment. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/26/15 / #20150056956

Inhibition of allowed closed subscriber group list

Disclosed herein are techniques for inhibition of allowed closed subscriber group list. According to an aspect, a method may be implemented at a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/26/15 / #20150055640

Method and apparatus for supporting machine-to-machine communications

A method and apparatus for distributed services and data in a machine-to-machine (m2m) communication network are disclosed. A network server, an m2m gateway, and m2m devices include an m2m service capability layer for supporting m2m service capabilities, respectively. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/26/15 / #20150055634

Method and apparatus for establishing peer-to-peer communication

A method and apparatus for establishing peer-to-peer communication in a wireless network is described. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may receive configuration information comprising periodic resources comprising time and subcarrier resources from a base station of a wireless network. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/26/15 / #20150055557

Method and apparatus for supporting machine-to-machine caching at a service capability layer

A method and apparatus for supporting machine-to-machine (m2m) caching at a service capability layer are disclosed. A service capability layer of an m2m entity provides functions that are shared by the m2m applications and expose functionalities to the m2m applications through a set of open interfaces. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/19/15 / #20150049743

Systems and methods for uplink feedback for high-speed downlink packet access (hspda)

Systems and method for uplink feedback for multipoint transmission of high-speed downlink packet access (mp-hsdpa) that may improve downlink transmission efficiency and cell coverage. For example, channel quality indicator (cqi) and/or precoding control indicator (pci) that may be calculated to accommodate the needs of coordinated dynamic network scheduling. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/12/15 / #20150045032

Method and apparatus for offloading backhaul traffic

A method and apparatus for offloading backhaul traffic are disclosed. A first base station may detect a condition triggering backhaul traffic offloading for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/12/15 / #20150044989

Sponsoring of a mobile station session by another mobile station in a wireless network

An apparatus and method are described for sponsoring service and preferential traffic handling, (i.e., data connectivity) by wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus). A first wtru may initiate user sponsoring of a second wtru via an application server (as). ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/12/15 / #20150044985

Method and apparatus for non-voice emergency services

A method and apparatus for performing non-voice emergency services (noves) between a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) and a public safety answering point (psap) is disclosed. A noves session may be initiated by sending a noves initiation request message that includes information relating to the noves capabilities of the wtru, and information relating to an emergency situation. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/12/15 / #20150044984

Method and apparatus to deliver public warning messages

A method and apparatus for a wireless transmit receive unit (wtru) to receive an emergency situation notification. The method and apparatus include the wtru receiving a paging message with an emergency situation notification, and the wtru receiving scheduling information in a system information block.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/12/15 / #20150043413

Method and apparatus for power control for wireless transmissions on multiple component carriers associated with multiple timing advances

A method and apparatus for power control for wireless transmissions on multiple component carriers corresponding to multiple serving cells associated with multiple timing advances are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may determine transmit powers for a first physical channel for a first serving cell in a first timing advanced group (tag) and a second physical channel for a second serving cell in a second tag. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/05/15 / #20150036655

Method and apparatus for fast assistive transmission operation

A method for use in a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) for receiving data over physical downlink shared channels from different cells, monitoring physical downlink control channels of a first cell for downlink control information associated with the wtru, and recovering data from the physical downlink control channel in response to the downlink control information.. . ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/05/15 / #20150036645

Flexible bandwidth operation in wireless systems

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for downlink resource allocation associated with a shared frequency band. A wtru may receive resource allocation information associated with a component carrier and at least one carrier segment. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/05/15 / #20150036637

Method and apparatus for channel resource mapping in carrier aggregation

Methods and apparatus for preventing physical hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) indicator channel (phich) ambiguities or collisions, for example, in a multi-carrier system or when transmitting multiple streams over multiple antennas, are described. Methods may include dividing resources or groups among multiple component carriers (ccs), using and assigning unused or vacant resources to ccs, forcing usage of adaptive harq processes in specified scenarios, setting a value for the cyclic shift of the corresponding uplink demodulation reference signals (dmrs) to a previous value for semi-persistent scheduling, and assigning a different first resource block for semi-persistent scheduling uplink resources and random access response grants for multiple ccs.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/29/15 / #20150032846

Methods, apparatus and systems for mobile cloud bursting

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are provided to implement management of a mobile network computing resources (mncrs) in, e.g., a core network entity of a mobile network. The core network (cn) entity may detect a condition related to the mncr. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/29/15 / #20150029990

Method and apparatus for sending uplink control information for multi-radio access technology operation

A method and apparatus for sending uplink control information (uci) by a multi-mode wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) capable of operating on multiple component carriers of a plurality of radio access technologies (rats) for multi-rat operation are disclosed. The multi-mode wtru may generate first uci pertaining to a first rat and second uci pertaining to a second rat. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/22/15 / #20150026471

Staged control release in boot process

Integrity validation of a network device may be performed. A network device comprising a secure hardware module, may receive a root key. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/22/15 / #20150026352

Method and system for cdn exchange interconnection

The disclosure pertains to cdni interconnection at a global level. Cdnxs are enhanced to provide logging services associated with bilateral or multilateral agreement with cdns, where these cdns are interconnected with other cdns not using the same cdnx. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/22/15 / #20150024706

Using personal wireless devices for network testing

A personal wireless device is utilized to carry out measurements of one or more network-performance related metrics in response to a triggering event. The triggering event can be a message that is transmitted by a network element to the personal wireless device. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/22/15 / #20150023370

Method and apparatus for pcdp discard

A method and apparatus for discarding a packet data convergence protocol (pdcp) service data unit (sdu) are disclosed. A pdcp layer sets a timer and discards a pdcp sdu upon expiration of the timer. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/22/15 / #20150023285

Method and apparatus for selecting and reselecting an uplink primary carrier

A method and apparatus are described for using an uplink (ul) primary carrier for long term evolution-advanced (lte-a) to support hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) feedback, a channel quality indicator (cqi), a scheduling request (sr), power headroom, and at least one buffer status report in the context of asymmetrical deployment and symmetrical deployment.. . ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/22/15 / #20150023244

Group-based machine to machine communication

Methods and apparatus are provided for performing group-based machine-to-machine communication. Machine-type communication (mtc) wireless transmit/receive units (wtrus) may operate in mtc groups. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/22/15 / #20150023177

Method and apparatus for performing discontinuous reception and/or discontinuous transmission for a multi-carrier/multi-cell operation

Method and apparatus for multi-carrier/multi-cell discontinuous reception (drx)/discontinuous transmission (dtx) operations and activation/deactivation of drx/dtx are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may configure at least one state variable for controlling drx, dtx or both on a group of cells. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/15/15 / #20150019649

Peer to peer (p2p) operation by integrating with content delivery networks (cdn)

A method and apparatus for use in a network storage control peer (nscp) supporting peer to peer (p2p) operation are disclosed. The method includes receiving a content map request message and transmitting a content map response message including an indication that a cdn-stored content piece is available from the nscp; and, receiving a content fetch request message for the content piece and transmitting a response message including a redirection command and the cdn uri for the content piece.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/15/15 / #20150018002

Lte operation in small cells using dynamic shared spectrum

Systems, methods, and apparatus may be used to provide assistance for connection procedures in a hierarchical network where macro cells may be operating in licensed spectrum while small cells may be operating in dynamic and shared spectrums, such as tvws. This may be done, for example, to allow an lte system performing carrier aggregation (ca) to reconfigure itself to change from a supplementary cell (suppcell) in one dynamic and shared spectrum channel to a suppcell in another dynamic and shared spectrum channel.. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/08/15 / #20150009941

Method and apparatus for control of common control channel transmission over common enhanced dedicated channel resources in cell_fach state

A method and apparatus provide for the control. Of wireless communication. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/08/15 / #20150009880

Method and apparatus for performing component carrier-specific reconfiguration

Techniques for component carrier-specific reconfiguration are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) is capable of transmitting or receiving via multiple component carriers. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/01/15 / #20150004918

Method and apparatus for a millimeter wave communication system

Methods and apparatus for millimeter wave (mmw) beam acquisition are disclosed. An apparatus includes a transmitter configured to transmit millimeter wave (mmw) wtru (mmw wtru) information over a cellular system to a base station a receiver and a processor. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/01/15 / #20150003612

Information-theoretically secure secrecy generation

A method and apparatus are provided for performing information-theoretically secure cryptography using joint randomness not shared by others. Two valid communicating entities independently generate samples of a shared source that is not available to an illegitimate entity. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/01/15 / #20150003438

Inter-unit transfer support using mobile internet protocol

A wtru may receive a first data flow from a source device such as a correspondence node and perform a seamless iut such that the correspondent node is unaware that the flow has been transferred to a different wtru. The wtru may register with a first home agent, wherein the first home agent receives a plurality of messages addressed for a home address. ... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc








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