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Method and apparatus for receiving a data stream during an incident
A method and apparatus are provided, for accessing a data-capture device in a different domain, by public safety wireless communications equipment, for the...
Enhanced network-network interface systems and methods for multimedia
broadcast multicast services
A method between a controlling server and a participating server, a network, and a server include enhanced signaling via a Multicast-Broadcast Single Frequency...
Removable vehicular rooftop communication system
A vehicular rooftop communication system (200) provides communication electronics (216) within a housing (210) formed of a removable rooftop enclosure (212) and...
Method and apparatus for self-heating of a battery from below an operating
A method and apparatus for a self-heating battery pack uses a battery cells of a first battery cell circuit to power a device. However these battery cells...
Method and system for information management for an incident response
A method and system for information management for an incident response. The method comprises the following steps: A first communication allocating a responder...
Methods and systems for scheduling transmission of uplink communication
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for scheduling transmission of uplink communication. One embodiment takes the form of a process carried out by a...
Method and apparatus to increase service capacity in radio communication
systems using idle working channels as...
A subscriber unit-based method and a subscriber unit include locally maintaining a status of each working channel of a plurality of working channels in a...
Battery module for communication devices having an accessory interface
A battery module for a portable communication device having a controller. In one embodiment, the battery module includes a battery accessory interface having a...
Utilizing a stapling technique with a server-based certificate validation
protocol to reduce overhead for...
A certificate issuer (210) can periodically request, receive, and store current server-based certificate validation protocol (SCVP) staples (225) for supported...
Very low intermediate frequency (VLIF) receiver and method of controlling
A very-low intermediate frequency (VLIF) receiver and a method of controlling a VLIF receiver. The method comprises receiving a first signal, the first signal...
A connector (200) provides improved robustness and strength with a header (202) configured to retain and expose a plurality of receptacles (204). The exposed...
Method for calibrating and manufacturing a force-sensing touch screen
A method and apparatus for calibrating a force sensing touch screen panel includes determining calibration factors for the position sensing layers of the touch...
Wearable safety apparatus for, and method of, displaying heat source
characteristics and/or hazards
A wearable safety apparatus includes a housing, a plurality of directional thermal imaging sensors mounted on the housing and facing outwardly away from the...
Method and apparatus for charging a battery using multiple charging
Embodiments include a modular battery charger having a main charging source and is configured to include at least one additional charging source that can be an...
System and method in a communication network of dynamically assigning a
multimedia broadcast/multicast service...
Methods for dynamically assigning a multimedia broadcast/multicast service (MBMS) bearer to a Multicast Channel (MCH) in a communication network include a...
Sealed articulating camera for a communication device
An improved seal assembly for an articulating camera (102) is provided in a communication device (100). The articulating camera (102) a coiled flex circuit...
Method and apparatus for muting an audio output interface of a portable
A portable communications device having a panel movable between a first position and a second position, a receiver to receive incoming audio messages, a memory...
Method and apparatus for voice control user interface with discreet
An electronic device includes a voice control interface engine operative in a first mode to receive a speech command, through a microphone, from a first...
Method, device, and system for fast wireless accessory devices pairing
An improved fast wireless accessory device pairing process at a radio communication device includes initiating, via a first short-range transceiver, a pairing...
Methods and systems for maintaining routing tables in an ad-hoc wireless
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for maintaining routing tables in an ad-hoc wireless network. In an embodiment, a first node receives, from a second...
Method and apparatus for moving network equipment within a communication
A method and apparatus for moving network equipment is provided herein. During operation, an optimal base station configuration will be determined....
Method and apparatus for providing access to local services and
applications to multi-agency responders
A mobile device, associated with a responder of the visiting agency and present in the geographical jurisdiction of the local agency, maintains a first mutual...
Methods and apparatuses for performing null steering of adaptive
Configuring an adaptive microphone array to gather signals from a main lobe of the array, and configuring the array to reduce side interference gathered from...
Method and apparatus for deriving a certificate for a primary device
In a method, a secured link is established between a primary device and a secondary device, both of which are assigned to a user. The secondary device receives,...
Control interface for a communication device
A portable radio (100) having a control knob (102) can further enable additional radio control functions through a rapid back and forth bi-directional rotation...
Wearable electronic device
Method and apparatus for improved resource allocation in ad hoc group
A method and apparatus for improved resource allocation in ad hoc group calls includes receiving a request for an ad hoc group call with another push-to-talk...
Apparatus and method for dynamically selecting unicast or broadcast
resources for a push-to-talk call
A controller receives a new resource request from a user equipment associated with a first talk group. The new resource request is a request for an assignment...
Method and apparatus for controlling network selection
Disclosed are methods and systems for controlling network selection between a current wireless network and a higher-priority wireless network. A subscriber...
Method and system for selecting a target cell for handover of user
equipment in a long term evolution system
A method and system for selecting a target cell for handover of user equipment in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) communication system are described. In accordance...
Method and system for data transmission
A method and system for data transmission is provided. Compressed payload packets are transmitted on one or more payload channels. On a header restoration...
Method and apparatus for a remote speaker microphone to indicate radio
battery charge state with flashlight and...
A communication system (100) formed of a portable radio (102) and radio accessory (106) is provided in which the accessory (106) provides emergency strobe and...
Enhanced system and method for mobile device-based geo-fencing solutions
A method, wireless device and computer program product provides geo-fence based services in a wireless communications network. The wireless device (i)...
Enhanced location data throughput on a windowed data channel in a radio
A method for enhanced data throughput on a windowed revert repeater channel in a radio communication system includes requesting, by a subscriber unit and via a...
System for enabling duplex communication on portable radios
A portable radio communication system for enabling duplex communication on portable radios is provided. The portable radio communication system comprises a host...
Method and apparatus for operating a portable radio communication device
in a dual-watch mode
A portable radio communication device is provided that receives communications on a primary channel and a secondary channel as part of a dual-watch mode of...
Power management system and method for a portable device
A method and circuit for avoiding a low voltage shutdown in a portable device due to a low voltage falsely indicating a discharged battery employs an input...
Method, apparatus and system for performing facial recognition
A method, apparatus, and system for performing facial recognition utilizing large databases is provided herein. During operation a large database is quickly...
System and method and for selecting boot configuration using near field
A system and method to select boot configuration utilizes a processor, a near field communication (NFC) module coupled to the processor, and a near field...
Electronic device including an externally-mounted heat pipe
An electronic device including a housing having a container and a cover. The cover has an opening. The electronic device also includes a circuit board...
Multicast wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for multicasting data streams in a wireless radio communication system are provided. A server assigns a plurality of data streams amongst...
Public safety network relay service management
A method and mobile device are provided that manage a relay service in a public safety wireless communication system. When the mobile device determines one or...
Method and apparatus for application optimization and collaboration of
A method and apparatus associated with one or more wearable devices for a user includes utilizing the one or more wearable devices, for a set of functionality,...
Method of and system for conducting mobile video/audio surveillance in
compliance with privacy rights
A video/audio recording device is mounted on a mobile support for recording surveillance information. The recording device is movable relative to the mobile...
RF transmission in a modular portable electronic device
A modular portable device interconnection system includes a magnetic attachment point on a first portable device and a corresponding magnetically responsive...
Expanding a capacity of a single radio channel
A method of expanding a capacity of a single radio channel, and a radio. The method includes receiving a primary signal and a secondary signal. The method also...
Method and apparatus for managing group-based emergency notifications and
Group-based emergency notifications and acknowledgments are managed via a radio controller. A request to transmit an emergency notification with acknowledgment...
Methods and systems for allocating resources from component carriers to a
public-safety mobile radio
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for allocating resources from component carriers to a public-safety mobile radio. An embodiment takes the form of a...
Methods, systems, and devices for transferring control of wireless
A wireless communication device can include one or more control circuits, a wireless communication circuit, and an audio output device. The one or more control...
Method and converged communication device for enhancing broadband and
A converged communication device and a method of providing broadband communication and narrowband communication with the converged communication device. The...