Patent Number: 8,797,987

Title: Network reentry of machine-to-machine devices

Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure describe device, methods, computer-readable media and system configurations for establishing a reentry procedure for a machine-to-machine ("M2M") device to reenter a wireless communication network based on traffic pattern characteristics or mobility characteristics associated with the M2M device. In various embodiments, a wireless communication device may include a processor, a wireless communication interface, memory coupled to the processor, and a control module. The control module may be operated by the processor and configured to establish a reentry procedure for a machine-to-machine ("M2M") device to reenter a wireless communication network based on traffic pattern characteristics or mobility characteristics associated with the M2M device. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.

Inventors: Li; Honggang (Beijing, CN), Huang; Rui (Beijing, CN), Mohanty; Shantidev (Santa Clara, CA)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: H04W 80/04 (20090101); H04W 28/04 (20090101); H04W 88/06 (20090101); H04W 72/04 (20090101); H04W 36/18 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018