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Instant message user location tracking system
In an Internet system having instant message capability each of the plurality of users is provided with a wired or wireless device. The wireless device transmits...
Method for communicating within a chat topic in a wireless communication
A method within a wireless communication system (10), provides for communicating a chat topic (82) between a chat server (48) and a plurality of wireless...
Method and apparatus for reducing intermodulation distortion in a low
current drain automatic gain control system
An apparatus for reducing intermodulation distortion in a low current drain automatic gain control system includes a multiplier (1500) and an AGC digital signal...
Method and system for generating a user's telecommunications bill
A method for generating a bill includes a communication node including an address book. A determination is made as to whether a phone number called by the user...
Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving text data via a
A method of transmitting and receiving text data via a communication device is provided. In one embodiment, an incoming message is received at a communication...
Magnetic memory and method of bi-directional write current programming
A magnetic memory (400) is programmed by selectively conducting current in opposite directions in both word and bit lines to reduce electromigration effects in...
Time integrating pixel sensor
A time-integrating pixel sensor having a photo-detector, a capacitor, a comparator and a pixel data buffer. In operation, the photo-current from the...
Method and system for a programmable code generator
The invention provides a method for generating a code sequence. A code-generation instruction is received from memory. One or more control signals are determined...
Variable length decoder
A variable length decoder (200) detects the class of a codeword in a bit stream (332). If the codeword is first class, a first set of encoding rules are used to...
High efficiency amplifier
A distributed amplifier arrangement (300) is provided in which a plurality of input signals (S.sub.1 (t), . . . S.sub.N (t)) are separately controlled by a drive...
Power regulation and thermal management circuit
This invention provides a means of protecting power dissipating pass elements from exceeding their predetermined thermal limits. In one preferred embodiment, the...
Optical sensor package
An image sensor device includes a QFN type leadframe having a central die attach flag and an outer bonding pad area having a plurality of bonding pads. A sensor...
Semiconductor device and method for protecting such device from a reversed
An LDMOS field effect transistor (80) provides protection against the inadvertent reversal of polarity of voltage applied across the device. To protect an...
Method for real-time monitoring and controlling perovskite oxide film
growth and semiconductor structure formed...
High quality epitaxial layers of monocrystalline oxide materials (24) are grown overlying monocrystalline substrates such as large silicon wafers (22) using...
Adapter for a communication device
Housing for a communication device
Method and apparatus for evaluating documents with correlating information
A method for producing correlating information with respect to a target document, the method including providing a target document, the target document including...
System that provides replenishment service for power sources used by mobile
A system (10) alerts mobile devices (12) that are powered by replenishable power sources (14). A communications link is established between a replenishment...
Double balanced mixer circuit
A double balanced mixer circuit 10 receives an input signal (RF.sub.IN) at first input terminals (14), supplying that signal to the primary side of a transformer...
Method and apparatus for cooperative diversity
The wireless communication system (100) uses a method of improving diversity gain by utilizing a first network (10) operating with a first protocol and at least...
Circuitry for converting a sampled digital signal to a naturally sampled
digital signal and method therefor
Embodiments of the present invention deal generally with circuitry and methods for converting a sampled digital signal (32) to a naturally sampled digital signal...
Reassembly unit and a method thereof
A reassembly unit comprising of a reassembly buffer and a control unit and a detector. The reassembly unit monitors an amount of data AMD stored in the...
Method and apparatus for transmitting data in a packet data communication
A wireless communication system transmits data over a first link from a first mobile station (MS) to an infrastructure at a first speaker link power level, and...
Broad band impedance matching device with coupled transmission lines
A broadband impedance matching integrated circuit apparatus comprising an alternating current ground plane, a direct current ground plane positioned proximate to...
Multi-frequency slot antenna apparatus
A multi-frequency antenna apparatus includes an open-ended slot antenna (20) operable at high frequencies, cascaded in series with a antenna element (22)...
Apparatus and method for digital control systems
An apparatus and method for controlling an output (50) of a digital system (10) comprising, for example, an output of a power amplifier (24) to minimise or...
Loop filter and amplifier for improved phase margin and decreased phase
noise with VCOs
A loop filter and amplifier (206) is configured to generate a control voltage (V.sub.C) by applying low gain to a correction voltage (V.sub.P) in response to an...
Multi-layer integrated circuit structure with reduced magnetic coupling
A method of utilizing passive circuit components in an integrated circuit comprising the steps of providing a plurality of integrated capacitive elements and a...
Method of handling a silicon wafer
A recycling procedure for 300 mm nitride dummy wafers which have a stabilization layer of silicon dioxide is provided. The recycling procedure is essentially...
Wafer carrier transport system for tool bays
A processing tool bay within a semiconductor fabrication site, including a plurality of semiconductor processing tools for processing wafers being arranged in...
Joint range reject automatic repeat request protocol
ARQ protocol useful for transferring delay-sensitive data blocks between sending and receiving devices (102, 104) over an error-prone communication link (116)....
Method of making logic devices
A method of testing a logic device that includes the steps of identifying a first test vector corresponding to a test failure resulting from testing of the logic...
Method and system for information signal coding using combinatorial and
The invention provides a method of coding an information signal. An information signal is represented by a sequence of pulses. A plurality of pulse parameters...
Method of arbitrating speakerphone operation in a portable communication
device for eliminating false...
A speakerphone arbitration method is used to eliminate the effects of echo in imperfect telephone circuits. The method assumes that speech energy received at the...
Method for performing rapid handoffs in a wireless communication system
using virtual connections
A method for efficiently and rapidly handing off a subscriber link from a first satellite (14) to a second satellite (12) in a satellite communications system...
Method and system for providing integrated services in a mobile radio
A radio communication system (10) that includes a method and call processor (18) for integrating multiple services. The call processor (18) provides a ...
System and method for efficiently encoding an image by prioritizing groups
of spatially correlated coefficients...
An encoder (300) selects (702, 1302, 1304, 1306, 1308) one or more subsets of spatially or temporally correlated transformed data coefficients, on the basis of...
Method and apparatus for maximal-ratio combining of received frame data
A method and apparatus for maximal-ratio combining of received frame data is provided. This technique increases the reliability of a communication network that...
Methods and communications terminals for increasing capacity CDMA
A method in a code division multiple access communication system having network infrastructure and a plurality of mobile terminals, including transmitting (210)...
Automatically scrolling handwritten input user interface for personal
digital assistants and the like
A handheld device 100 such as a personal digital assistant (PDA) or the like, a handwritten input user interface (HIUI), a method of interfacing handwritten text...
Oscillator frequency correction in GPS signal acquisition
A method (50) for correcting oscillator frequency error in GPS signal acquisition includes a first step (52) of receiving at least one broadcasted GPS signal. A...
Method and apparatus for error compensation in a hybrid matrix
A base station subsystem includes at least one transmit branch having a forward path that includes a signal processing unit coupled at an input to an input...
This invention includes an electrically-conductive contact, preferably for use in battery chargers. The contact is manufactured from a springy metal material,...
Conductive e-field occupant sensing
An apparatus (100) for sensing size and location of a vehicle occupant includes a conductor (110) that is electrically coupled to a voltage signal generator...
Integrated circuit including field effect transistor and method of
An integrated circuit (100, 200, 300, 400) that includes a field effect transistor (102, 202, 302, 402) is fabricated by forming an organic semiconductor channel...
Latch assembly for portable electronic device
A latching assembly for a battery door of a portable electronic device includes a latch body that is retained on either the battery door or the housing of the...
Direct methanol fuel cell including a water management system and method of
A fuel cell device and method of forming the fuel cell device including a base portion, formed of a singular body, and having a major surface. At least one fuel...
Viewing screen for a display device and method for the fabrication thereof
A method for fabricating viewing screen (100) includes the steps of: adding to a black surround paste a ductile metal paste, adding to the black surround paste...
Digital camera accessory