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1. WO2020111995 - DEVICES AND METHODS FOR HANDLING PRECISE TIMING PROTOCOL SIGNALING FROM A TIME SENSITIVE NETWORK

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CLAIMS

1. A method, performed by a transmitting device in a wireless communication system (100), for handling generalized Precise Timing Protocol, gPTP, signaling, from a Time Sensitive Network, TSN, the method comprising:

receiving (1101) from a TSN network, a gPTP message, wherein the gPTP message comprises time information and a time domain related to the time information,

extracting (1102) the time information and the time domain from the gPTP message,

transmitting (1104) to a receiving device, a 3GPP message comprising the time information and the time domain related to the time information.

2. The method according to Claim 1 , wherein the 3GPP message is transmitted to the receiving device using multicast or unicast, and wherein the method further comprises:

obtaining (1103) information regarding the time domain to which the receiving device is related, and

transmitting (1104a) the 3GPP message comprising the time information and the time domain related to the time information, to one or more receiving devices related to the time domain comprised in the 3GPP message.

3. The method according to Claim 1 , wherein the transmitting device is a radio

network node or a User Plane Function, UPF, and the 3GPP message is transmitted using broadcasting, further comprising:

transmitting (1104b) to the receiving device, an additional parameter or a dedicated signaling in the 3GPP message, which additional parameter indicates the time domain or a time domain number which the broadcasted 3GPP message relates to.

4. The method according to Claim 2, wherein the information regarding the time

domain to which a specific device is related is obtained by receiving a signal from the receiving device about which time domain the receiving device is related to.

5. The method according to Claim 2, wherein the receiving device is preconfigured with one or more specific time domains and wherein the information regarding the time domain to which the receiving device is related is obtained by querying a database comprising the time domains that the specific receiving device is configured to support, and wherein the time domain comprised in the 3GPP message is indicated using an identifier.

6. The method according to any of the Claims 1-5, wherein the receiving device is represented by any one out of: the UE (120) during DL transmissions or the radio network node 110 or the UPF during UL transmissions.

7. The method according to any of the Claims 1-6, wherein the transmitting device, is represented by any one out of UE (120) during UL transmissions or the network node 110 or the UPF during DL transmissions.

8. A computer program comprising instructions, which when executed by a processor, causes the processor to perform actions according to any of the Claims 1-7.

9. A carrier (1310, 1402, 1507, 1602) comprising the computer program of Claim 8, wherein the carrier is one of an electronic signal, an optical signal, an

electromagnetic signal, a magnetic signal, an electric signal, a radio signal, a microwave signal, or a computer-readable storage medium.

10. A method performed by a receiving device, in a 3GPP wireless communication system (100), for handling generalized Precise Timing Protocol, gPTP, signaling, from a Time Sensitive Network, TSN, the method comprising:

receiving (1201), from a transmitting device, a 3GPP message comprising a time information and a time domain related to the time information,

re-creating (1202) based on the time information and the time domain comprised in the 3GPP message, a gPTP message comprising the time information and the time domain related to the time information,

transmitting (1204), to one or more end stations in the TSN network, the gPTP message, wherein the gPTP message comprises the time information and the time domain related to the time information extracted from the 3GPP message.

1 1. The method according to Claim 10, wherein when the 3GPP message is received as a broadcasted message, the method further comprises:

obtaining (1203) information regarding time domain supported by the one or more end stations in the TSN network, which end stations the receiving device is connected to, and

transmitting (1204a), to the end station, the broadcasted time information relating to the time domain supported by the end station of the TSN, based on the obtained information.

12. The method according to claim 10-1 1 , wherein the information regarding the time domain supported by the end stations in the TSN, is obtained by receiving a gPTP message, delivered periodically by the end station.

13. The method according to claim 12, wherein the gPTP message is represented by an announce message.

14. The method according to claim 10-13, wherein the information regarding the time domain supported by the end stations in the TSN, is obtained by receiving information from a TSN network controller, wherein the information comprises a receiving device identifier.

15. The method according to any of the claims 10-14, wherein the receiving device is represented by any one out of: the UE (120) during DL transmissions or the radio network node 110 or a User Plane Function, UPF, during UL transmissions.

16. The method according to any of the claims 10-15, wherein the transmitting device, is represented by any one out of UE (120) during UL transmissions or the network node 110 or the UPF during DL transmissions.

17. A computer program comprising instructions, which when executed by a processor, causes the processor to perform actions according to any of the Claims 10-16.

18. A carrier comprising the computer program of Claim 17, wherein the carrier is one of an electronic signal, an optical signal, an electromagnetic signal, a magnetic signal, an electric signal, a radio signal, a microwave signal, or a computer- readable storage medium.

19. A transmitting device (X010) in a 3GPP wireless communication system (100), for handling generalized Precise Timing Protocol, gPTP, signaling, from a Time Sensitive Network, TSN, the transmitting device being configured to:

receive from a TSN network, a gPTP message, wherein the gPTP message comprises time information and a time domain related to the time information, extract the time information and the time domain from the gPTP message, transmit to a receiving device, a 3GPP message comprising the time information and the time domain related to the time information.

20. The transmitting device (X010) according to claim 19, wherein the transmitting device is configured to transmit the 3GPP message is transmitted to the receiving device using multicast or unicast, wherein the transmitting device is further configured to:

obtain information regarding the time domain to which the receiving device is related, and

transmit the 3GPP message comprising the time information and the time domain related to the time information to one or more receiving devices related to the time domain comprised in the 3GPP message.

21. The transmitting device (X010) according to claim 20, wherein the transmitting device is a radio network node or a User Plane Function, UPF, and the 3GPP message is transmitted using broadcasting, wherein the transmitting device is further configured to.

transmit to the receiving device, an additional parameter or a dedicated signaling in the 3GPP message, which additional parameter indicates the time domain or a time domain number which the broadcasted 3GPP message relates to.

22. The transmitting device (X010) according to Claim 20, wherein the information regarding the time domain to which a specific device is related is obtained by receiving a signal from the receiving device about the time domain which the receiving device is related to, e.g. by means of RRC signaling.

23. The transmitting device (X010) according to Claim 20, wherein the receiving device is preconfigured with one or more specific time domains and wherein the transmitting device is configured to obtain the information regarding the time domain to which the receiving device is related is by querying a database comprising the time domains that the specific receiving device is configured to support, and wherein the time domain comprised in the 3GPP message is indicated using an identifier.

24. The transmitting device (X010) according to any of the Claims 19-21 , wherein the receiving device is represented by any one out of: the UE (120) during DL transmissions or the radio network node 110 or the UPF during UL transmissions.

25. The transmitting device (X010) according to any of the Claims 19-24, wherein the transmitting device, is represented by any one out of UE (120) during UL transmissions or the network node 110 or the UPF during DL transmissions.

26. A receiving device (X020), in a wireless communication system (100), for handling generalized Precise Timing Protocol, gPTP, signaling, from a Time Sensitive Network, TSN, the receiving device being configured to:

receive, from a transmitting device, a 3GPP message comprising a time information and a time domain related to the time information,

create, based on the time information and the time domain comprised in the 3GPP message, a gPTP message comprising the time information and the time domain related to the time information, and

transmit, to one or more end stations in the TSN network, the gPTP message, wherein the gPTP message comprises the time information and the time domain related to the time information extracted from the 3GPP message.

27. The receiving device (X020) according to Claim 26, wherein when the 3GPP

message is received as a broadcasted message, the receiving device further being configured to:

obtain information regarding a time domain supported by the one or more end stations in the TSN network, which end stations the receiving device is connected to, and

transmit, to the end station, the broadcasted time information relating to the time domain supported by the end station of the TSN.

28. The receiving device (X020) according to claim 26 or 27, wherein the information regarding the time domain supported by the end stations in the TSN, is obtained by receiving a gPTP message, delivered periodically by the end station.

29. The receiving device (X020) according to Claims 28, wherein the gPTP message is represented by an announce message.

30. The receiving device (X020) according to any of claims 26-29, wherein the

information regarding the time domain supported by the end stations in the TSN, is obtained by receiving information from a TSN network controller, wherein the information comprises a receiving device identifier.

31. The receiving device (X020) according to any of the Claims 26-30, wherein the receiving device is represented by any one out of: the UE (120) during DL transmissions or the radio network node 110 or the UPF during UL transmissions.

32. The receiving device (X020) according to any of the Claims 26-31 , wherein the transmitting device, is represented by any one out of UE (120) during UL transmissions or the network node 110 or the UPF during DL transmissions.