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Apparatus and method for program optimizing
An optimizer (100) comprises a memory (110) and a processor (130). The memory stores a program (200) to be optimized and optimization software (301). Controlled...
Method and apparatus for inerative training of a classification system
A process and apparatus for solving the product y=Rw, where R is a matrix and w is a vector. The process includes a steps of using a matrix outer product...
Method and apparatus for processing an embedded message at a wireless
mobile station which includes a...
A method and apparatus for processing embedded messages at a mobile station including a subscriber identity module (SIM) identifying the subscriber, for example,...
Channel management technique for asymmetric data services
A narrowband communication system provides wideband data services in a secondary service band. This limits the impact on primary services in peak traffic regions...
Power control method and apparatus suitable for use in a radio
A portable radio communication device (303) includes power control circuitry (315) for monitoring the voltage level incoming from a battery (317), and provides...
Method and apparatus for automatic simulcast correction for a correlation
An automatic simulcast correction method (300) for a selective call receiver (100) includes the steps of measuring a received signal (304) for a received signal...
System and method for creating a call usage record
A method of creating a call usage record is provided. An input signal is received. A call usage record is created in response to the received input signal. An...
Phase lock loop having a robust bandwidth and a calibration method thereof
A phase lock loop having an bandwidth that does not depend upon N. The phase lock loop comprising: a controlled oscillator, a frequency divider by N, a phase...
Method and apparatus for recovering data symbols from a signal received by
a radio communication device
A signal processor (125) for recovering data symbols from a received signal includes matched filters (210, 215) for receiving and filtering a quadrature (Q)...
Method and apparatus for assigning use of a radio frequency communication
A radio communication system assigns use of a radio frequency communication resource comprising multiple communication channels in a way that minimizes the...
Satellite-based communications system with terrestrial repeater and method
A satellite-based communications system (20) includes a communication satellite (22) using a Time Division Duplex (TDD) frame structure. The communication...
Method of handoff between base stations in a wireless communications system
A radio communications system (10) having a mobile station (30) and at least two base stations (13, 14). ATM radio channels (31, 32) are provided between the...
Method and system for encoding to mitigate decoding errors in a receiver
In a data transmitter having a data encoder, an encoder mode is detected. Thereafter, an excluded codeword output by the encoder operating in the encoder mode is...
Portable electronic device with enhanced battery life and cooling
Battery life and cooling are improved in an electronic device. A thermoelectric module and phase change material module are placed near a heat source in an...
Method of forming a semiconductor device having a buffer
A semiconductor device (10) having a stacked-gate buffer (30) wherein the stacked-gate buffer (30) has a substrate (65) and a top substrate region (70) both with...
Fuel processor with integrated fuel cell utilizing ceramic technology
A fuel processor and integrated fuel cell including a monolithic three-dimensional multilayer ceramic carrier structure defining a fuel reformer and including an...
Method and apparatus for verifying multiprocessing design in a unit
A method and apparatus for verification of designed logic in a processing unit (100) that performs multiprocessing functions is presented. Once the ...
Method and apparatus for robust initialization of devices
A method and apparatus for robust initialization of a digital control apparatus that is coupled to a plurality of devices (e.g., 112, 114, and 116) having a...
Efficient magnitude spectrum approximation
Methods and systems for efficient magnitude approximation, for example, for approximation of magnitudes of complex rectilinear Fourier transform coefficients in...
System and method for distributed navigation service
A distributed navigation system and method for providing driving instructions to a user. The system includes a service center having a navigation server and...
Domain selecting system and method
A cellular system (100) includes network equipment (102, 104) and user equipment (106). The network equipment can operate to inspect incoming messages from user...
Method for continuous home public land mobile network search
In a mobile station (MS) of a cellular radiotelephone system, a method of searching for the MS's home public land mobile network (HPLMN) when the MS is camped on...
Apparatus and method for determining a synchronization signal
The present invention relates to circuitry and an associated method for detecting a synchronization signal in a multi-media data transmission system. Preferably,...
Field emission device and method of operation
A field emission device (200) includes a cathode plate (110) having a back plate (112) made from glass and an anode plate (120) having a transparent substrate...
Method for forming an opening in a semiconductor device substrate
In one embodiment, a first dielectric film (24), and a second dielectric film (32) are formed over a substrate (10). The substrate is cured to at least partially...
Device for performing surface treatment on semiconductor wafers
A device for performing surface treatment on semiconductor wafers has a cassette (1) for accommodating a plurality of wafers (5) in its interior (3); the wafers...
Method for channel routing, and apparatus
A channel routing method (200) comprises computing channel parameters (210), classifying a channel complexity and estimating a channel height (220), optionally,...
Method and apparatus for providing a communication service to a
communication unit in a wireless communication...
The present invention addresses the need for an apparatus and method for providing a communication service to a communication unit (112) with acceptable audio...
Method for site-based priority in a communication system
Each communication unit (112A through 112F) and talkgroup in a communication system (100) is assigned a priority at each site (106, 108, and 110) in the system....
Advanced air time management
A system and method of communications usage management for multiple networked devices such as cellular telephones in a telecommunications network. A management...
System and method providing improved FM carrier squelch system
An improved squelch system (10) is provided in accordance with the present invention. The system includes a high-deviation subsystem (20) to detect a carrier...
Frequency generation circuit and method of operating a tranceiver
A frequency generation circuit includes an oscillator (403), a comparator (413) coupled to the oscillator, a first divider (407) coupled to the comparator, a PLL...
Mechanically tunable diaphragm using nickel titanium memory metal
A diaphragm includes a vibratory membrane and at least one nickel titanium memory metal member having a shape that can be mechanically adjusted with a heating...
Low cost DSSS communication system
A method and apparatus for direct sequence spread spectrum communication having low complexity. In the transmitter, the data bit is spreaded by a code sequence,...
Efficient antenna pattern shaping structure and associated radio circuitry
An efficient antenna pattern shaping structure employs a parasitic element made of a conductive surface next to radio circuitry to shape the pattern of an...
Proximity monitoring communication system
A method of personal location monitoring in a wireless communication system operating on a local area network. The method includes initializing a master...
A wire bonding pad of a semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a first, test portion to which a probe tip may be contacted, and a second, wire bonding...
High frequency signal isolation in a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device (20) includes an isolated p-well (22) formed in a substrate (21) by a buried n-well (25) and an n-well ring (24). The n-well ring (24)...
Pyroelectric device on a monocrystalline semiconductor substrate and
process for fabricating same
High quality epitaxial layers of monocrystalline materials can be grown overlying large silicon wafers by first growing an accommodating buffer layer (104) on a...
Microelectronic assembly with die support and method
A microelectronic assembly includes a substrate having a plurality of bond pads disposed on a substantially planar die attach surface and an integrated circuit...
Lithographic printing method using a low surface energy layer
A method of contact printing on a device using a partially transparent mask (18) having first and second surfaces, comprises the steps of applying a layer of low...
Bus arbitration in low power system
Power is conserved in a data processing system that includes a processor core and system circuitry coupled to the processor core. A first method for conserving...
Method and apparatus for producing correctly rounded values of functions
using double precision operands
A method and apparatus for finding the hard-to-round double precision operands x when processed by a function f(x)and using these hard-to-round numbers to...
DC offset correction scheme for wireless receivers
A DC offset correction circuit (68) provides DC offset correction within a receiver (50) for receiving and processing a radio frequency signal (28) within a...
Method and apparatus for concurrent synchronization and improved automatic
frequency control in a communication...
A method (1400) of enabling automatic frequency control (AFC) concurrent with time alignment of information in a communication device includes a first step...
Method and apparatus for updating a timing offset in a communication device
A method for updating a timing offset for stored events scheduled in an event generator in a radio communication system including at least one base station and a...
Shield for shielding radio components
Edges of the surface metal of a cage shield are bent inwardly towards an interior of a cavity formed by the cage shield to eliminate leakage at apertures in the...
Method for extending an operating range of a field emission display and
A field emission display (100) includes a cathode plate (104) having a plurality of electron emitters (112), ballast resistors (118), an anode plate (120) having...
Antenna with branching arrangement for multiple frequency bands
A communication device operable in multiple frequency bands includes a branching antenna adapted to operate in at least two frequency bands. The antenna includes...
Single ended input, differential output amplifier
A single ended input differential output amplifier (100) and integrated circuit including such an amplifier (100). A pair of load resistors (102, 104) are...