WO/2017/026928 DIFFERENTIATED POSITIONING||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2015/050859||TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)||FRENGER, Pål|
A solution for providing differentiated positioning services in a wireless communication system is provided. For example, a method to be performed by a wireless device is provided, which comprises requesting a high accuracy positioning information from the network, e.g. from a network node. The method further comprises obtaining information from the network in response to the request, which is valid for a predefined period of time, and which enables the wireless device to obtain the high accuracy positioning information during the predefined period of time. The method further comprises performing positioning or assisting performance of positioning based on the obtained high accuracy positioning information.
WO/2017/026929 METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR REQUESTING OF RESOURCES||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2015/050860||TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)||BERGSTRÖM, Andreas|
A wireless device, a network node and methods therein are provided for achieving an improved link utilization. The method in a wireless device comprises obtaining a configuration related to a first and a second set of resources which the wireless device may use for requesting communication resources from the network. The method further comprises requesting communication resources for uplink or downlink communication using at least one resource from each set of the first and second set. The method further comprises: when a criterion related to at least one of the first and second set is fulfilled: entering a fallback scheme associated with the fulfilled criterion.
WO/2017/026930 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PRIVACY ENHANCEMENT IN NETWORKS||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2015/050865||TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)||HIERTZ, Guido|
It is disclosed methods for operating mobile stations and access point's. Corresponding devices and computer programs are also disclosed. The method of operating a mobile station comprises a step S1 of obtaining a public key for encryption, a step S2 of encrypting the MAC address assigned to the STA by utilizing the obtained public key for encryption and a step S3 of creating, based on the encrypted MAC address, a message for transmission to the access point to enable the access point to decrypt the encrypted MAC address. The method of operating an access point comprises a step S10 of providing a public key for encryption to a mobile station, a step S20 of receiving a message from the STA, based on a MAC address that has been encrypted and the step S30 of decrypting, by utilizing at least the access point's private key, at least part of the message in order to obtain the MAC address assigned to the STA. The proposed technology provides for a secure communication while retaining smart network functionality.
WO/2017/026931 IMPLEMENTING INPUT/OUTPUT IN A VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENT||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2015/050867||TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)||ROSSMITH, Christopher Wayne|
The present disclosure relates to an apparatus for and method of implementing input/output in a host in a virtualized environment, the host comprising a kernel space and a user space, the user space comprising a virtual machine, a user space virtual machine manager, a paravirtualized driver and a configuration agent, and the kernel space comprising a virtual function input/output, VFIO, an NIC driver and a kernel space virtual machine manager. The method comprises dividing (21) instructions to be sent to the input/output device into configuration control instructions (22) and data (23), transmitting (24) the configuration control instructions to a configuration agent. At the configuration agent, (25) the configuration control instructions are received (25) translated (26) to a form usable at a Virtual Function input/output, VFIO, and/or Network Interface Card, NIC, driver and transmitting (27) to the configuration control. In the kernel space the configuration instructions are used (28) to configure the input/output device. The method further comprises transferring (29) the data to a direct memory access module and using (30) the direct memory access module to transfer the data directly to the input/output device.
WO/2017/026932 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING OUTPUT DATA OF GRAPHICS PROCESSING UNIT||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2015/050868||SAAB AB||JAGENHEIM, Kenneth|
The present disclosure relates to a system (100) for monitoring output data of a graphics processing unit, GPU (120), being arranged to receive input data and being arranged to produce output data which can be displayed in a displaying area. The system is arranged to provide information regarding a status of a platform as input data to the GPU (120) to be monitored. The system (100) comprises a monitoring unit (1 10). The monitoring unit (1 10) is arranged to receive output data from the GPU (120) to be monitored, to analyse the received output data from the GPU (120), to receive information regarding the status of the platform (130), and to compare said analysed output data from the GPU (120) to be monitored with said information regarding the status of the platform (130).
WO/2017/026933 SIGNALLING OF INDOORS/OUTDOORS INFORMATION BETWEEN A USER EQUIPMENT AND A NETWORK NODE||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2015/051087||TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)||ÖKVIST, Peter|
A method performed by a network node is provided. The network node and a user equipment, UE, operate in a communications network. The network node configures (302) the UE to report information indicating whether the UE is located indoors or outdoors. After receiving (303) a message from the UE which message comprises the information indicating whether the UE is located indoors or outdoors, the network node decides (304) whether the UE is located indoors or outdoors based on the received indication. The deciding enables the network node to provide network support in the communications network based on whether the UE is located indoors or outdoors.
WO/2017/026934 WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER COMPRISING A PISTON ROD WITH A FLOAT BODY||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2016/000041||W4P WAVES4POWER AB||ALM, Filip|
A wave energy converter (200) comprising a buoyant body (201) and an acceleration tube (202) with a working cylinder (203) and working piston (205) movable therein, a mooring system, and at least one energy collecting device (207) including a hydraulic pump in the form of a hydraulic cylinder (212) having a jacket and an internal pump piston (213) connected to at least one piston rod (215, 220), which forms a mechanical connection between the buoyant body (201) and the working piston (205) in the working cylinder (203), wherein at least one float body (216) having a buoyancy in the body of water where the wave energy converter (200) operates is connected to the working piston (205) and wherein the buoyancy of the float body (216) is adapted to maintain the working piston (205) in a desired vertical operating range in the working cylinder (203) when the wave energy converter (200) operates.
WO/2017/026935 SYSTEM AND METHOD PROVIDING OPTIMIZATIONS FOR REDUCED TRANSMIT POWER CONTROL FREQUENCY OPERATION||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2016/050629||TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)||LARSSON, Erik|
A method in a radio network controller (130) is disclosed. The method comprises determining (1204) a decimation factor for a transmit power control (TPC) algorithm, the TPC algorithm comprising a power control algorithm according to which TPC commands for controlling a transmit power of a wireless device (110) are discontinuously transmitted to the wireless device by a network node (115), the decimation factor indicating a predefined number of slots, wherein one out of the predefined number of slots is for transmitting a TPC command to the wireless device; upon determining the decimation factor for the TPC algorithm, modifying (1208) one or more parameters related to TPC to optimize TPC using the TPC algorithm having the determined decimation factor; and configuring (1212) the network node to control the transmit power of the wireless device according to the TPC algorithm and the one or more modified parameters.
WO/2017/026936 METHODS AND CONTROL UNITS FOR BUILDING A DATABASE AND FOR PREDICTING A ROUTE OF A VEHICLE||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2016/050670||SCANIA CV AB||SAHLHOLM, Per|
Methods (400, 600) and control unit (300) for building a database (320) and for predicting a route of a vehicle (100), and estimating length of the predicted route. The method (600) comprises determining (601 ) geographical position of the vehicle (100); detecting (602) a cell border (222A) of a cell (222) in a grid-based representation (200) of a landscape, in a database (320), corresponding to the geographical position; determining (603) that the vehicle (100) is entering the cell (222) at the cell border (222A); extracting (604) a stored driving direction at the cell border (222A) from the database (320); detecting (605) a cell border (232B) of a neighbour cell (232), in the driving direction at the cell border (222A); repeating (606) step (604) and (605); predicting (607) the route of the vehicle (100); and estimating (608) the length of the predicted (607) route by adding an estimated distance through each cell (211, 212, 244) of the predicted (607) route.
WO/2017/026937 CONTENTION WINDOW ADAPTATION IN MULTI-CARRIER LISTEN-BEFORE-TALK PROTOCOLS||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/SE2016/050708||TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)||MUKHERJEE, Amitav|
A method and network node for adaptation of contention windows in a multicarrier wireless communication system implementing a listen-before-talk protocol are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method includes determining at least one component carrier (CC), of multiple CCs to serve as a backoff channel. The method further includes performing a listen-before-talk procedure on the at least one CC serving as a backoff channel. The listen-before-talk procedure includes sensing for each backoff channel whether a clear channel exists during a backoff period drawn from a contention window (CW). The LBT procedure also includes deferring transmitting on a CC for which the sensing does not indicate that a clear channel exists. The LBT procedure also includes transmitting on a CC for which the sensing indicates a clear channel exists. The method also includes determining a size of the CW based on at least one transmission feedback value.