(19)
(11)EP 2 037 706 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
27.03.2013 Bulletin 2013/13

(43)Date of publication A2:
18.03.2009 Bulletin 2009/12

(21)Application number: 08164218.3

(22)Date of filing:  12.09.2008
(51)Int. Cl.: 
H04W 16/28  (2009.01)
H04W 72/08  (2009.01)
H04W 84/18  (2009.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR
Designated Extension States:
AL BA MK RS

(30)Priority: 14.09.2007 US 855862

(71)Applicant: Intel Corporation
Santa Clara, CA 95052 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • Maltsev, Alexander
    Nizhny Novgorod, 603163 (RU)
  • Maslennikov, Roman
    Nizhny Novgorod 603024 (RU)
  • Maltsev, Alexander J.
    Nizhny Novgorod 603163 (RU)
  • Khoryaev, Alexey
    Dzerzhinsk, 606016 (RU)
  • Shilov, Mikhail
    Nizhny Novgorod (RU)

(74)Representative: Want, Clifford James 
Harrison Goddard Foote 8th Floor 140 London Wall
London EC2Y 5DN
London EC2Y 5DN (GB)

  


(54)Techniques for wireless personal area network communications with efficient spatial reuse


(57) An embodiment of the present invention provides a method for communicating in a wireless personal area network (WPAN), comprising using Spatial Division Multiple Access (SDMA) in said WPAN network by exploiting directional antennas.