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Base station arrangement for a cellular communication system
A base station arrangement for a cellular communication system comprises a plurality of antennas (101-105) where each antenna (101-105) has a different coverage...
Method and apparatus for multi-transmitter power control
A method (100) in a multi-transmitter mobile device (201) can include transmitting (102) a signal in a first mode causing an interrupting signal to a...
Management of anticipated data outages in a Push-to-X communication system
A mobile station (129) will have the capability to detect an impending cell change and Routing Area Update (RAU) and will send a "Request Deny" message to the...
Multi carrier leakage tuning by error power detection
A communication device and method of removing an LO leakage signal from a signal path on the fly is disclosed. The signal path may be that of a transmitter or...
Adaptive self-quieter suppression for OFDM wireless communication systems
Various embodiments to provide cancellation techniques that can be used to address the self-quieter problem are described. For example, a receiver that includes...
System and method of videotelephony with detection of a visual token in
the videotelephony image for electronic...
A videotelephony system has an electronically controllable camera with a field of view, a visual token disposed within the field of view, and a camera...
Method of correcting emissive display burn-in
A method and apparatus are provided for correcting burn-in in a flat screen display. The method includes the steps of determining a maximum cumulative luminance...
Methods and devices for determining bit time mix choices of frequencies of
optically transmitted barcodes
Barcodes stored by mobile devices can be used in commerce. In sending barcode data optically from a display backlight of a mobile communication device to a...
Headset for a communication device
Method of and system for virtual mobile game session discovery and player
A system for establishing multi-party wireless game sessions includes a game session broker and at least two wireless units. Each wireless unit includes a first...
Method and apparatus for resource allocation in a shared wireless network
Resource allocation is performed in a shared wireless network that includes multiple cells, a shared wireless network QoS manager, and multiple local QoS...
Portable electronic device and method of power management for same to
accommodate projector operation
A portable electronic device implements power management to accommodate operation of a projector from the device's power source. The portable device includes a...
Method for re-entry into a communication network after radio frequency
A method and apparatus for that provides a re-entry procedure following a radio frequency outage in a wireless communication network is disclosed. The method...
Parallel forward path cartesian feedback loop and loop filter with
switchable order for cartesian feedback loops
A communication device having an RF power amplifier stage with a Cartesian feedback loop is provided. The loop has forward paths whose outputs are combined to...
Techniques for reducing noise and interference in wireless communication
A technique for decreasing noise and interference in an uplink of a wireless communication system includes detecting, at a serving base station, noise and...
Method and apparatus for automatic application selection in an electronic
device using multiple discovery managers
In a portable electronic device (100) having a plurality of near field communication applications stored within a plurality of execution environments, automatic...
USSD transport method and device
An USSD transporting method (200) and mobile computing device (410) are described. The method (200) can include the steps of: providing a data pushing operation...
Method and system for call setup in an asynchronous frequency hopping
digital two-way communication system
A method for call setup in an asynchronous frequency hopping digital two-way communication system includes transmitting in adjacent time slots, by a caller...
RFID tag device with temperature sensitive antenna
An apparatus system, and techniques for detecting temperature change are disclosed. The system includes a temperature sensitive antenna that can be included in...
Apparatus for charging a portable electronic device using a rotatable
An apparatus (100) that charges a portable electronic device is disclosed. The apparatus can include a portable electronic device housing (110) including a...
Resilient plug connector
An improved plug connector (100) is disclosed. It includes: a generally U-shaped contact (102) including a first vertical leg (104), a second vertical leg (106)...
Method and apparatus for power control in a wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for power control of the re-transmission data packet in a wireless communication system is disclosed. A first wireless communication...
Method and system for determining users that satisfy desired conditions
A method and system are disclosed allowing for determining those users of multiple users who satisfy desired condition(s), where characteristics of the users in...
Implementation of friction hinge with a range of motion and detent
separation greater than 180 degrees
A mobile phone or other electronic device is provided with an improved friction hinge with a radial range of motion greater than 180 degrees and with detents at...
Methods and devices of a communication device and a digital picture frame
Disclosed are devices and methods of a mobile communication device including receiving data related to an image exhibited on a display device of a digital frame...
Method for quieting and sensing in a secondary communications system
A method of retaining channel use by a secondary system is described. A secondary channel used during periods of normal communication between a secondary...
Method and system for managing an electronic device
A method and system for managing an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting (404) a change in orientation of a first electronic device,...
Method, device and system for session mobility of multimedia content
delivered to mobile communication devices
A method, device and system for providing communication session mobility of multimedia content delivered to a mobile communication device, such as a Digital...
Radio frequency receiver, wireless communication unit and method of
A wireless communication unit (200) comprises a radio frequency (RF) receiver for receiving an RF signal and providing the received RF signal to an off-channel...
Method and architecture for providing high bandwidth broadband
communication to fast moving users
A wireless communication network architecture 100 is provided. The wireless communication network architecture consists of multiple fiber optic rings 110, 120,...
Apparatus with two housings including a rotatable optical data
The present disclosure provides an apparatus (100) that can include a first housing (110) and a second housing (120) rotationally coupled to the first housing...
Method and device for answering an incoming call
A method (200) and device (100) for answering an incoming call to an electronic communication device enables the device to answer the incoming call using one of...
Method for blindly detecting a precoding matrix index
A method for blindly detecting a precoding matrix index used to transmit a data or control signal is provided. The method includes receiving at a mobile station...
Method and apparatus for transmission of uplink control signaling and user
data in a single carrier orthogonal...
A user equipment (UE) operating in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing communication system transmits Layer 1 and Layer 2 user data non-associated and...
Adaptive DC sub-carrier handling in a receiver
Receiving units will switch between performing a DC bias suppression and not removing the DC distortion at the receiver depending on the amount of DC...
Method and apparatus for resource allocation in an orthogonal frequency
division multiplexing communication system
A method and Node B are disclosed for allocation of "sticky" resources in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing communication system. The Node B...
Method and apparatus for detecting and identifying spectrum opportunities
A method (20,200) and apparatus (10) for detecting and identifying spectrum opportunities, including the steps of communicating a location of at least one node...
Method and apparatus for determining a mobility of a mobile station in a
wireless communication system
An infrastructure-based mobility determination module (MDM) receives multiple measurement reports from the MS and, for each received measurement report, stores...
Method of selecting a communication system for operating with a
communication device in an idle mode, and...
A method of selecting a communication system (2, 4) for operating with a communication device (100) during an idle mode of operation of the communication device...
Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a data symbol stream
A transmitter comprises a block generator (109) which divides a data symbol stream into data symbol blocks. A divide processor (111) divides each block into a...
Method and apparatus for providing a decorative surface
A decorative housing (11) for a mobile device (10) includes a first faceted cell (12) having a first angled electro-optic element (14) disposed therein. A...
Digital imager with dual rolling shutters
A method of forming an image of a moving object is provided. The method includes capturing a first digital image of a moving object using a first rolling...
Solid state shutter devices and methods
Disclosed are methods and devices for solid state electronically switched optical shutters of cameras and other devices. The disclosed non-mechanical camera...
Method and apparatus for self-testing a digital-to-analog converter (DAC)
in an integrated circuit
An on-chip self testing digital-to-analog converter (DAC) is provided. The functionality of the DAC is measured using a combination of integral non-linearity...