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Antenna port information signaling in wireless communication system
A method in a wireless communication User Equipment (UE) includes receiving a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) message assigning a data transmission on...
Electronic device with sensing assembly and method for detecting gestures
of geometric shapes
A method for detecting a gesture and controlling an electronic device includes providing a sensing assembly including at least one photoreceiver and a plurality...
Point to point optical communication system for conveying signals between
multiple housings of a device
An optical communication system is provided for conveying signals between multiple housing elements of a device, where respective optical detectors and optical...
Implementation of touchpad on rear surface of single-axis hinged device
An improved mobile electronic device 100 with a unique thin and cost-effective form and design can have a large display 170 and a large full qwerty keypad 138...
Wireless communication device and split touch sensitive user input surface
The present invention provides a hand-held device including a split touch sensitive input surface, the touch sensitive input surface including a first touch...
Adaptive application data packaging to improve packet efficiency in a
fixed frame packet communication system
A method (400) of communicating data and a communication device (104) that communicates data. At least a first portion of the data can be encoded into at least...
Device and method for temperature monitoring and warning
A wireless communication device and method adapted for temperature monitoring and warning is disclosed. In its simplest form, it can include: providing (510) a...
Apparatus including two housings and a piezoelectric transducer
An apparatus (100) including two housings and a piezoelectric transducer is disclosed. The apparatus may include a first housing (110), a hinge (115) coupled to...
Video shape padding method
Horizontal and vertical video shape padding (with or without attendant motion compensation) are facilitated through use of a two-dimensional small array of...
System and method for retransmissions in a discontinuous reception
Methods of performing retransmissions in respect of communications, uplink and/or downlink, on semi-persistent resources are provided. Various embodiments...
Enhanced voice pre-emption of active packet data service
A method in wireless communication devices, for example, a cellular handset, including receiving a network control message, forcing an active packet session...
Manifold calibration for a communication system
A method and apparatus for determining stream weights is provided herein. During operation, an uplink direction of arrival (DOA) and a downlink direction of...
Method and apparatus for dynamic management of distributed context
The invention provides embodiments of a method an apparatus for dynamic management of distributed context. Each of a plurality of sticky notes can be associated...
Continuous redundancy check method and apparatus
A continuous redundancy check method and apparatus receives (110) at least one data bit of a block's payload, calculates (120) a partial redundancy check value...
Method and associated device for preventing UMTS call setup in nearby
An interference device and method of interfering with signals from a UMTS base station in a particular area are disclosed. The interference device receives a...
Carrier detect system, apparatus and method thereof
A method of detecting an on-channel signal and synchronizing signal detection with correcting for DC offset errors in a direct conversion receiver is presented....
Apparatus and method for generating a multicarrier communication signal
having a reduced crest factor
An apparatus for generating a multicarrier communication signal having a reduced crest factor enables efficient power amplifier operation. The apparatus...
Mapping and signaling of common reference symbols for multiple antennas
A method, a network base station, and a user communication device for transmitting data on an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing carrier are disclosed....
System and method for pausing an ongoing transmission in a communication
A system and method for pausing communications from a transmitting radio for a certain period of time in order to allow transmission of other messages. When a...
Counterpoise to mitigate near field radiation generated by wireless
A method (1400) and an RF circuit (100, 400, 700, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300) for a wireless communication device that mitigates near field radiation generated by...
Context aware biometric authentication
A biometric sample of the user is received at a biometric interface of a device as part of a biometric authentication request by the user, with the biometric...
Establishing an IP session between a host using SIP and a device without
an IP address
An apparatus and method for establishing an IP session between a host 105 using a session initiation protocol and a device or mobile station 103 without an IP...
Method and system for providing environmentally-optimized navigation
A method (500) and navigation system (100) are provided that generate a navigation route that is environmentally optimized between an origin and destination....
Ranging collision elimination for group calls in a communication network
A network entity and method for eliminating ranging collisions for a group call in a communication network includes a step 300 of provisioning a pre-established...
Method for facilitating transmission of data in a communication system
A method for facilitating transmission of data in a communication system is provided herein. In operation, a base radio of a plurality of base radios combines...
Intelligent location-based services
A method for dynamically providing location-based services, including receiving at least one user input indicating a request for a suggested point of interest;...
Radio network environment, reducing interference among overlapping cells
Disclosed is a method for a femtocell to reduce interference with an overlapping macrocell. The femtocell determines soft-frequency-reuse ("SFR") information of...
Method for activating a trace session in a wireless communication system
A method (200) of activating or deactivating a trace session using an international mobile subscriber identifier in a long term evolution communication networks...
Method and apparatus for utilizing a transmission polarization to reduce
interference with a primary incumbent...
A mobile station (104) operates in a region where an incumbent operator (110) is transmitting. The secondary station transmits at a frequency similar to that of...
Establishing full-duplex audio over an asynchronous bluetooth link
A method to establish a full-duplex audio connection over an asynchronous Bluetooth link between an audio terminal and a wireless audio device exchanges...
Method and apparatus for updating a presence attribute
A Presence Server receives presence information associated with a Presentity, wherein the presence information comprises one or more presence attributes and the...
Method and apparatus for establishing and maintaining a spectrally
efficient multicast group call
A method, device, and system for establishing and maintaining a multicast group call. The method includes monitoring one or more link parameters for each of a...
Method for maintaining timing across discontinuous activity gaps for a
non-real time data interface
A method for maintaining timing across discontinuous activity gaps for a non-real time data interface, in a radio frequency (RF) IC is disclosed. The method...
Reference sequence construction for fast cell search
A method and apparatus for fast cell search based on a chirp reference signal transmission is disclosed herein. A primary synchronization channel (P-SCH) and...
Visual interface control based on viewing display area configuration
A visual interface having a plurality of picture elements disposed on a substrate wherein a viewable display area of the visual interface may be configured by...
Detection and reduction of periodic jamming signals in GPS receivers and
A method for eliminating or reducing interference in a receiver, for example, interference in a satellite positioning system receiver caused by a co-located...
Method to construct a high-assurance IPSec gateway using an unmodified
A system and method of providing secure communications is provided. Messages are encrypted or decrypted in protected memory of a processor. Outbound messages...
Increasing user input accuracy on a multifunctional electronic device
An electronic device and a method of dynamically adapting a sensitivity of at least one user interface component on the electronic device. A device context...
Automated communication using image capture
A server includes a communications adapter; a controller and a datastore. The controller receives a first user input via a user interface to associate at least...
Scheduling in wireless communication systems
A wireless communication infrastructure entity assigns a plurality of schedulable wireless communication entities to a group wherein each entity is assigned a...
Mobile station, infrastructure processor, system and method for use in
A mobile station for use in a cellular communication system includes a transceiver and a processor operable to apply a cell re-selection procedure which...
Emergency broadcast message receiver
A method (200) and an apparatus (106) for a communication device for conveying information contained in an emergency broadcast message to an external device...
Method for providing fast secure handoff in a wireless mesh network
Disclosed is a method for providing fast secure handoff in a wireless mesh network. The method comprises configuring multiple first level key holders (R0KHs)...
Reference signal sequence representation in wireless communication device
A wireless communication device including a controller communicably coupled to a transceiver. In one embodiment, the controller generates a QPSK sequence having...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding video using redundant
encoding and decoding techniques
A method and apparatus for encoding and decoding video performs transformation of at least a portion of a high-resolution video frame into a low resolution...
Method for aggregating frames in a wireless communication network
A dynamic and distributive aggregation method in which a node determines the frame size of an aggregated frame based on or according to a transmission time of...
Method and apparatus for session layer framing to enable interoperability
between packet-switched systems
A method and apparatus for session layer framing for interoperability between packet-switched systems is described. The method includes the steps of: generating...
Scheduling of data packets over an air interface of a cellular
A scheduler (105) for scheduling data packets over an air interface of a cellular communication system comprises a coherence time processor (213) which...