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Apparatuses and methods for multi-antenna channel quality data acquisition
in a broadcast/multicast service...
Various methods and apparatuses provide unicast channel data acquisition, such as antenna information, from MBMS subframes. A method of operating a wireless...
System and method for providing scheduled data communications in a
A system and method for enabling scheduled data messages to be transmitted within a communication system on a controlled access packet data channel. When a...
User priority based preemption techniques in a time division multiple
access multi-hop ad hoc network
When a source node (SN) seeks to transmit a first communication stream (FCS) to a destination node (DN), a method is provided for allowing the SN to preempt a...
Using auxiliary information to direct users of wireless devices to safety
in response to emergency alert system...
A method and a wireless device (120, 122) utilize auxiliary information associated with an emergency alert system alert message to direct a user of the wireless...
Method and apparatus for minimizing bandwidth usage between a
communication server and media device
A communication server implements a method that minimizes bandwidth usage between a media device and the communication server in a communication system where...
Method and apparatus of obtaining improved location accuracy using
magnetic field mapping
Method and apparatus of increasing location accuracy of an inertial navigational device is described. The inertial navigation device generates real-time data...
System and method for managing power consumption in a device
Systems and methods for managing power consumption in a device include toggling an ON-OFF setting of apparatus, which controls a carrier detector. The toggling...
Devices and methods for initiating functions based on movement
characteristics relative to a reference
Disclosed are devices and methods of an electronic device configured to adaptably process arbitrary conditions to provide a user options for initiating or...
Femto-cell power control using idle-mode user equipment in a cellular
Disclosed is a method for providing power control using idle-mode user equipment attached to a cell in a wireless communication system. First and second higher...
Method to facilitate late joining of a call
Methods of enabling late entry into an on-going spread spectrum call are described. A late join frame replaces, and has the same size as, a traffic frame. A...
Methods and devices for automatic multiple pairing of Bluetooth devices
The described methods and devices provide a more user-friendly solution to the problem of pairing and connecting multiple devices to a Bluetooth accessory. The...
Methods and devices for fan control of an electronic device based on
Disclosed are methods and devices for controlling the state of a fan of an electronic device during audio output based in whole or in part on loudness data of a...
Method and system for creating audio identification messages
The invention concerns a system (100) and method (200, 300, 400) for creating audio identification messages for a first communication device (102). In one...
Scheduling remote units in wireless communication systems
A method for scheduling a wireless communication entity based on channel quality information provided by the wireless entity, wherein scheduling is discontinued...
Discovering multicast routing capability of an access network
Whether an access network supports multicast-based IPTV services from an IPTV service provider is determined. A tone signal encoded with information for the...
Waveguard touch panel
A method and apparatus are provided for detecting activation of a touch panel. The method includes the steps of providing an N by M touch panel including a...
Electronic device with sensing assembly and method for interpreting offset
A method for controlling an electronic device includes providing a display screen and a sensing assembly including at least one photoreceiver and...
Method and device for activating a media player based on type of coupled
A method and device for activating a media player enables efficient and convenient access to media files. The method includes determining that a wireless...
Method for determining a priority of a call in a communications network
A method for determining a priority of a call in a communications network as provided enables improved differentiated service to be provided to network...
Method and apparatus for closed loop transmission
In a wireless communication system, a method and apparatus for closed loop transmission is disclosed. In accordance with the preferred embodiment of the present...
Minimizing inter-femtocell downlink interference
A system and method for minimizing interference for mobile devices operating in a communication network that includes a centralized controller and a number of...
Capability update during call
A capability update during a voice call between a first mobile device and a second mobile device. A communications link is configured between the first mobile...
Uniform emergency interconnect access in a multi-modal device
A wireless communication device (102) includes a processor (406) and a wireless network interface (404, 407), communicatively coupled with the processor (406),...
Scalable self-calibrating and configuring radio frequency head for a
wireless communication system
A method, a system and a device for implementing a scalable, self-calibrating and configuring, radio frequency head in a wireless base station that performs...
Method and apparatus for transport block signaling in a wireless
A method and apparatus for generating a single statically defined downlink reference MCS table consisting of transport block sizes (TBSs) computed for 29 MCSs...
Electronic device housing with pivoting and sliding portions
An electronic handset device includes a panel pivotally coupled to a base housing portion wherein the panel is pivotal between closed and opened configurations...
Method for assigning and utilizing forward error correcting (FEC) codes
An assignment scheme exploits the Media Access Control (MAC) layer protocol features under various MAC layer call scenarios. In one embodiment, the Hamming...
Method and apparatus of increasing speech intelligibility in noisy
A method (400, 600, 700) and apparatus (220) for enhancing the intelligibility of speech emitted into a noisy environment. After filtering (408) ambient noise...
Integral housing and user interface
A continuous housing (100) and integral user interface (101) is disclosed. The housing comprising a continuous housing having a cavity (117) to receive an...
Wireless transmitter configuration
A mobile wireless communication terminal changes a transmitter channel configuration, for example, frame size, based on enhanced transport format combination...
System, method, and device for providing temporary communication and
calendaring applications in a private network
A communication device (100) and method (700) are disclosed for providing temporary communication features, temporary scheduling features, or combinations...
Cellular communication system and method of operation therefor
A cellular communication system comprises an access point (101) which supports an underlay cell of a first cell on an underlay frequency using another...
Method and apparatus to facilitate processing a stereoscopic image using
first and second images to facilitate...
The processing of a stereoscopic image using first and second images to facilitate computing a corresponding depth/disparity image can be facilitated by...
Method of efficiently synchronizing to a desired timeslot in a time
division multiple access communication system
In operation, a transmitting device selects a synchronization pattern associated with the desired timeslot that is at least mutually exclusive from...
Method to suppress undesired sidebands in a receiver
A receiver and method of correcting for amplitude and phase errors in a received complex signal are provided. After separating and processing the complex signal...
Method and apparatus for scheduling an acknowledgement in a wireless
A communication system is provided that facilitates an expedited exchange of a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) acknowledgment by scheduling the TCP...
Allocating downlink acknowledgement resources in wireless communication
A wireless communication system includes a scheduling entity that transmits scheduling messages to first and second wireless terminals having different...
Cross-paging between communication networks
A system and method to provide cross-paging between circuit and packet data networks includes providing a mobile station being on a circuit-switched...
Method and apparatus for interworking in an inter-technology network
Various embodiments are described to provide more efficient interworking in inter-technology networks. A first network node (121) provides access network...
Portable electronic device having directional proximity sensors based on
A portable electronic device having one or more proximity sensors. The portable electronic device comprises a housing, one or more signal emitters to direct...
Method and apparatus for motion detection in auto-focus applications
A method (300) and image capture device (100) are provided for determining whether an image incident upon an image sensor (101) is sufficiently stable prior to...
Method and system for automatic audio accessory use position detection and
A method (500) and system (100) of sensing the position of an audio accessory (102) having at least a microphone (103) can include a sensor (104 and/or 106) for...
Method for interrupting voice transmissions within a multi site
A method for interrupting voice transmissions within a multi site communication system includes operating a repeater to engage in an interruptible voice...
Method and apparatus for detecting an alternate wireless communication
A method for selecting an alternate wireless communication system for a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method comprises using a first radio...
Method and apparatus for providing a supplicant access to a requested
Providing a supplicant access to at least one requested service is described. An authentication request is received, wherein the authentication request...
System and method for communicating with a key variable loader (KVL) using
a standard universal asynchronous...
An encryption key interface system (200) includes a universal asynchronous receiver transmitter (UART) peripheral (209) that communicates with a key variable...