US 11,659,516 B2
Network-based user equipment receive/transmit capability exchange for positioning
Jie Cui, San Jose, CA (US); Chunxuan Ye, San Diego, CA (US); Dawei Zhang, Saratoga, CA (US); Hong He, San Jose, CA (US); Manasa Raghavan, Sunnyvale, CA (US); Oghenekome Oteri, San Diego, CA (US); Seyed Ali Akbar Fakoorian, San Diego, CA (US); Weidong Yang, San Diego, CA (US); Yang Tang, San Jose, CA (US); and Zhibin Wu, Los Altos, CA (US)
Assigned to Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed by Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on Jun. 15, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/348,693.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/078,664, filed on Sep. 15, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2022/0086793 A1, Mar. 17, 2022
Int. Cl. H04W 64/00 (2009.01); H04W 24/10 (2009.01); H04W 8/12 (2009.01); H04W 8/24 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 64/006 (2013.01) [H04W 8/12 (2013.01); H04W 8/24 (2013.01); H04W 24/10 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A location server comprising:
a memory having assistance data corresponding to a plurality of access nodes; and
processing circuitry coupled to the memory, the processing circuitry to:
issue a request relating to positioning of a specified user equipment (UE);
receive an indication of a transmission capability of the specified UE with respect to reference signals transmitted for positioning measurements;
select, based on the indication of the transmission capability, assistance data corresponding to one or more of the plurality of access nodes; and
provide the selected assistance data to the specified UE.