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Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment
A medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment has wireless electrodes, which are attached to the surface of the skin of the patient. The electrodes comprise a...
Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption of a communication
A method of reducing power consumption in a communication device includes a step of acquiring a signal on a common pilot channel of a radio communication system....
Method and apparatus for starting an acknowledgment timer
A target communication device (106) determines a length of time needed to transmit outbound information. The target communication device then transmits to a...
Multiple controller identities for neighbor lists
A method and system of generating neighbor cell lists in a cellular environment having a first cell and a plurality of neighbor cells. The first cell and the...
Integration of a receiver front-end in multilayer ceramic integrated
A multilayer ceramic integrated circuit module for a receiver front-end of a wireless communication device is provided. The module contains an embedded component...
Method of calculating signal propagation loss and creating a data base
A method for determining a final propagation loss of a signal transmitted from a transmitter (302) and received at a receiver (303) located in a proximity of a...
Method and system for multilayer service management
Methods (400, 500, 600, 700, 800, and 900) and a multi-layer service management system (300) enable mutilayer service management in a global network environment...
Video rate buffer for use with push dataflow
A technique is provided for enabling data, such as video, to be broadcast using a push dataflow scenario without causing a data rate buffer for the pushed data...
Method and apparatus for performing a generalized viterbi search to
demodulate a sequence of symbols
A receiver front end (604) receives sequence of symbols. A processor (606) coupled to the receiver front end computes a metric corresponding to the sequence of...
Antenna mounting apparatus
A mounting apparatus (100) suitable for retaining an antenna (112) includes a base (102) having magnetic sources (104) and (106) capable of providing varying...
Gain controllable low noise amplifier with automatic linearity enhancement
and method of doing same
A gain controllable low noise amplifier (LNA) (200) with automatic linearity enhancement utilizes an amplifier stage (203) for amplifying a radio frequency (RF)...
High voltage input buffer made by a low voltage process and having a
self-adjusting trigger point
A high performance high input voltage input buffer manufacture using a low voltage process contains an input buffer circuit (136) and a level shifter (132). The...
Self aligned dual inlaid patterning and etching
A semiconductor device fabrication method in which a conductive interconnect is formed over a semiconductor substrate. First and second dielectric films are...
Process for forming a combination hardmask and antireflective layer
A hardmask layer (34) is formed over insulating layers (26, 24, 22 and 20), and an antireflective layer (36) is formed overlying the hardmask layer (34). A...
Headset for a radio communication device
Battery for a cellular phone
Method and mechanism for providing a non-stop, fault-tolerant
A method and mechanism provide for online testing, replacement, upgrading and modification of portions of a radio communications system 100. A task controller...
Method, client device, server and article of manufacture for compressing
universal resource indicators using...
The present invention includes a method (700, 800, 900, 1200), client device (700, 800, 1000), server (900, 1100) and article of manufacture (700, 800, 900,...
Method and apparatus in a communication network for updating and
maintaining record data
A communication network (100) includes a first server (124) and a second server, such as any of the servers (121-23), connected via a common network (101). First...
Remotely interrogated biomedical sensor
A self-contained remotely interrogated biomedical sensor (10) includes an on-board regenerative power source (52/54), data processing capability (42) and data...
Text recognizer and method using non-cumulative character scoring in a
In a method of recognition of handwritten input, a preprocessing module (200) of a recognizer (203) having a recognition module (202), segments handwritten input...
Method and apparatus for determining the frame rate of a frame
Because prior-art rate determination algorithms are prone to falsing, a sub-rate discrimination metric generator (160) is provided herein. The generator (160)...
MRAM having semiconductor device integrated therein
A magnetic memory cell (10) has a semiconductor layer (12) positioned between first (11) and second (13) ferromagnetic layers forming either a p-n or Schottky...
Ridged reflector having optically transmissive properties for an optical
A ridged reflector (10) permits operation of an optical display device (12) in ambient light, which may be supplemented by artificial back-lighting. The ridged...
Ridged reflector for an optical display having a curved and a planar facet
for each ridge
A ridged reflector (10) for use in an optical display (12) comprises a polymeric layer (70) having a ridged surface (32) and an opposite surface (34) opposite...
Method and apparatus for eliminating keyhole problem of an
azimuth-elevation gimbal antenna
The present invention provides two approaches for eliminating a keyhole problem associated with an azimuth-elevation gimbal antenna which is a problem that...
Method and apparatus for changing the electrical characteristics of an
antenna in a communications system
A method and apparatus for changing the electrical characteristics of an antenna in a communications system includes first and second conductive portions...
System and apparatus for detecting and communicating a freshness of a
A wireless tag (102) is mechanically attached to a product. The wireless tag includes a product freshness detector (204) and a communicator (208) coupled to the...
Output buffer stage for use with a current controlled oscillator
A buffer stage for buffering an input signal generated by a current controlled oscillator comprising: an input terminal that receives the input signal, an output...
Semiconductor device having field isolation
Narrow and wide, planar field isolation region (72, 74, 152, 172, 182) is formed by forming trenches (52, 54) within a substrate (10). For wide, planar field...
Method for forming a tensile plasma enhanced nitride capping layer over a
A tPEN layer (108) having a tensile stress is formed over a conductive gate stack (104-106) provided on a semiconductor substrate. Following the formation of the...
Circuit and method for reducing parasitic bipolar effects during
A semiconductor device including a current source having a first node coupled to a terminal, and a second node for extracting a current in response to an...
Retractable integrated radio support stand and battery including a support
This invention provides a support stand for portable electronic devices that is incorporated into a battery. The support stand is optionally detachable. When the...
Battery for a radio telephone
Method and apparatus for testing finite state machine (FSM) conformance
utilizing unique input/output sequence...
Unique Input/Output Sequence (UIO) Sets are constructed to test conformance of a Machine (14) against a Finite State Machine (FSM) model (33). Unique ...
Method for digital signal processing, DSP, mobile communication and audi
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to digital signal processing. One embodiment contemplates a method for performing a digital signal...
Method for obtaining control information during a communication session in
a radio communication system
A communication device receives control information during transmission of streaming data, such as speech data, over a wireless channel (300). The communication...
Active electrostatic transceiver and communicating system
An active electrostatic transceiver is provided that has electrostatic electrodes, an energy storage means such as a battery and a transceiver circuit for...
Method for authorizing couplings between devices in a capability
A method for bonding (905) to a device (901, 902). The method includes a step of transmitting a beacon message (2500). The method also includes steps of (i)...
Method and apparatus for simultaneous circuit switched voice and GPRS data
A simplified version of a defined GPRS/EDGE Class A mobile station that incorporates transmission and reception of GPRS/EDGE data during discontinuous...
Moire cancellation circuit
A circuit (300) for reducing Moire effects in a display by delaying in alternate horizontal display lines a received horizontal drive pulse (HDRV IN), the...
Antenna assembly and communication device utilizing such antenna assembly
A communications device with a quarter wave antenna (11) is provided with a quarter wavelength choke that is formed by a conductive coating (14) applied to the...
Stacked piezoelectric actuators to control waveguide phase shifters and
method of manufacture thereof
Waveguide phase shifter (200, FIG. 2 and 300, FIG. 3) uses piezoelectric ceramics to implement a voltage variable actuator (270, 370) for moving at least one...
Method of and apparatus for modulation dependent signal amplification
A modulation format switch in signal communication with an amplifier, which produces a plurality of modulation format signals, and a load is described. The...
Phase detector with frequency steering
A phase detector circuit (100) operating at a high frequency includes a steering circuit (112) operating on frequency-divided versions of the phase detector...
Multi-layer tunneling device with a graded stoichiometry insulating layer
An improved and novel multi-layer thin film device including a graded-stoichiometry insulating layer (16) and a method of fabricating a multi-layer thin film...
Phosphor and method for the fabrication thereof
A phosphor includes about 99 dry weight % cathodoluminescent particles, which have a mean particle diameter equal to about 4 microns, and about 1 dry weight %...
High availability airflow management system for use in electronic equipment
A cooling fan (FIG. 1, 100) generates an air current, which includes a substantial swirl component, along a first direction (10). When the air current reaches...
Battery for a radio telephone