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Wireless speaker for radio communication device
A wireless speaker apparatus for a radio communication device includes a receiver front end to receive two RF carrier signals with audio information. A tunable...
Data gateway and method for conveying data to a base site in a
To address the need for conveying data to a base site (110) and communication unit (104) without substantially introducing congestion or delay to the network...
Smart antenna for airborne cellular system
An airborne repeater antenna array (70) in which beams transmitted from multiple antenna elements (80) of the array to form terrestrial communications. cells are...
Prioritizing satellite search order based on doppler uncertainty
A method and apparatus for determining position in a GPS receiver (FIG. 4) is provided according to the invention. The apparatus includes a first switch (402),...
Touch screen device and method for co-extensively presenting text
characters and rendering ink in a common area...
A touch screen device and method for co-extensively and contrastingly presenting text characters (34) and rendering ink (36) in a common area of a user...
Method and apparatus for performing biological reactions on a substrate
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for performing biological reactions on a substrate surface that use a low volume of sample fluid,...
Housing for a communication device or similar articles
Method for selecting an information unit among conflicting information
units based on context fields by a user...
A method and apparatus for providing data synchronization and/or resolving data conflicts is disclosed. In today's data communication environment multiple pieces...
Voiced/unvoiced speech classifier
A voiced/unvoiced speech classifier (30) includes a speech segmentor (34) which segments an input digitized speech waveform into frames of speech and a band-pass...
Method and apparatus for providing location information
A method and apparatus for providing location information is provided. A location request is received (102) from a source. A location of a mobile device is...
Method and apparatus for interurban dispatch group calling
To address the need to provide interurban dispatch services, embodiments supporting an interurban dispatch group call service are disclosed. Call control in the...
Method and system for verifying the position of a mobile station using
The present invention provides a method and wireless communication system (100) for verifying a position of a mobile station (102). The system (100) determines...
Method and system for adaptive channel estimation techniques
The invention provides a method of determining an adaptive channel estimation by providing a channel estimate, determining at least one channel condition, and...
Method and apparatus for increasing service efficacy in an ad-hoc mesh
A method of and wireless communications unit (WCU) for providing service in a mesh network includes a receiver for receiving a first signal from a first WCU in...
Image compression system and method of determining quantization parameters
An image compression system (1) having a wavelet transform module (3) for decomposing an input image subdivided into blocks using a wavelet transformation...
Communication device with active equalization and method therefor
A communication device (10,110) includes an earpiece (14), a sensor (20), and an active equalization circuit (22). The earpiece (14) transmits an acoustic output...
Mobile originator call control
An originating party (10) places a call through an originating party called control (30), through a network (40), through a terminating party call control (50)...
Structure and method for fabrication for a solid-state lighting device
A multi-color, solid-state lighting device includes a stack of two or more panels, each panel having an array of light emitting semiconductor components formed...
Integration of monocrystalline oxide devices with fully depleted CMOS on
High quality epitaxial layers of monocrystalline materials can be grown overlying monocrystalline substrates such as large silicon wafers by forming a compliant...
Semiconductor structure including a partially annealed layer and method of
forming the same
High quality epitaxial layers of compound semiconductor materials can be grown overlying large silicon wafers by first growing an accommodating buffer layer on a...
Compact projection system and associated device
A compact real-image projection apparatus is used for a portable device (140). An optical projector (110) emits light that is capable of forming an image. A...
System for launching data on a bus by using first clock for alternately
selecting data from two data streams...
A bus interface apparatus and method are implemented. A pair of data streams is generated from the stream of data to be launched onto a data bus. Each stream is...
Method for host protection during hot swap in a bridged, pipelined network
In a bridged, pipelined network (FIG. 1), a network-to-host bridge (140) identifies the address space of a host computer (FIG. 2) as not being contained within...
Method and apparatus for modification of vehicular navigation information
Substantive informational conflicts as between navigation information provided by an in-vehicle navigation unit (101) and an in-vehicle roadside information...
Speakerphone accessory for a portable telephone
A speakerphone accessory (100) is provided for use with a portable telephone (102). The speakerphone accessory (100) has a high-level speaker assembly (222) that...
Method and apparatus to shorten call-setup time
To address the need for a communication unit, a communication infrastructure, and method that shorten call-setup time while still providing the benefit of the...
Doppler spread/velocity estimation in mobile wireless communication devices
and methods therefor
A method for estimating Doppler spread in mobile wireless communication devices, for example in CDMA or W-CDMA cellular communication systems, with improved...
High voltage protection circuit
A high voltage protection circuit (20) in a non-volatile memory includes a first transistor (22) and a second transistor (24) each formed in their own separate...
Reflective liquid crystal display with improved contrast
A display (200) includes a slanted fringe volume hologram (206) or other optical element that steers light that passes into and out of the display (200) so as to...
Method and apparatus for electronics board retention during manufacturing
This abstract is being provided in accordance with the provisions of Section 1.72 of the Rules of Practice in Patent and Trademark Cases (37 CFR). The applicant...
Apparatus for conveying fluids and base plate
The invention relates to an apparatus for conveying at least one fluid, comprising at least a first fluidic element (10) and a second fluidic element (30)...
Portable communication device
Portable communication device
Voice activated circuit and radio using same
A voice-activated circuit such as a VOX circuit (100) includes a quadratic detector (108). Quadratic detector (108) uses a sum of weighted instantaneous...
Method and apparatus for speech reconstruction in a distributed speech
In a distributed speech recognition system comprising a first communication device which receives a speech input (34), encodes data representative of the speech...
Optical device and method therefor
A photedetector uses a semiconductor on insulator (SOI) substrate having an optical grating over the silicon semiconductor to change the direction of incident...
Handwriting recognition method and apparatus having multiple selectable
Multiple selectable dictionaries are used by a handwriting recognition system to provide accurate and prompt recognition processing. Sets of the multiple...
Watermarked digital images
A tamper detection method for digital images includes: providing a digitally watermarked image; digitally processing at least some watermarked parts of the image...
Apparatus and method for synchronizing a clock using a phase-locked loop
A system for synchronizing a clock includes a phase-locked loop (PLL) circuit that generates or receives (304) timing errors that are based on timing information...
Magnetoresistive random access memory with reduced switching field
A magnetoresistive tunneling junction memory cell (10) including a pinned ferromagnetic region (17) having a magnetic moment vector (47) fixed in a preferred...
Method for closing a motor driven window
A method for closing a motor-driven window is disclosed, including the steps of raising the window after the window has been stopped; evaluating the torque after...
Field emission device having metal hydride hydrogen source
A field emission display (100, 200) includes a cathode plate (102, 302), an anode plate (104, 204, 304), and a hydrogen source (146, 148, 129, 150, 246, 346,...
Method for processing semiconductor wafers in an enclosure with a treated
A process for manufacturing semiconductors uses an enclosure (22) having an interior surface-that is intentionally-roughened by spraying quartz (44) onto the...
Portable communication device
Mobile radio housing
Portable communication device
Method of routing calls to peripheral devices
A method of the present invention includes an MSC (101) receiving (201) a request for a call. A call routing request indicating that no peripheral device...
Method for enabling receipt of a packet-switched page by a mobile station
A mechanism for notifying a mobile station of receipt of a packet-switched paging message in a GSM communication system. A base station controller (108) sends...