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Battery for a radio telephone
Circuit and method of controlling cache memory
A memory controller (26) compares the current address and the previous address sent by a microprocessor (12). If the addresses are DRAM addresses and the current...
Method for determining a transmit power of a base station in a cellular
The method includes receiving (402) at the base station a handover indication associated with a first mobile communication unit. Based on the handover...
Method and apparatus of creating and implementing wavelet filters in a
A method for generating a wavelet filter provides improved selectivity with minimal computational intensity in digital data systems (300,400). The process begins...
Method and apparatus for minimizing a probability of self-interference
among neighboring wireless networks
A first master transceiver (102) of a first wireless network monitors (602) neighboring wireless networks to discover a strongest interfering master transceiver...
Magnetic random access memory array divided into a plurality of memory
An MRAM device has a new type of memory bank (10) that includes bit lines (21-24), a reference line (27) and digit lines (25, 26), on intersections of bit lines...
Capacitor with cell balancing circuit
A multiple cell capacitor (200) includes at least first and second capacitor cells (260) and a cell balancing circuit (265) electrically coupled to the first and...
Signal processing circuit and method of operation
An analog-to-digital or digital-to-analog system contains a converter (706). The converter is supplied with a clock signal (CLK1) at a frequency fs derived from...
Method and system for monitoring air pressure of tires on a vehicle
A method and system for monitoring air pressure or operational status of at least one particular tire of a vehicle facilitates ready identification of a relative...
Planar transformer having integrated cooling features
A planar electromagnetic device, such as a planar transformer or planar inductor, is provided with features for cooling that are formed integrally with the...
Phase lock loop with dual state charge pump and method of operating the
A phase lock loop (100) includes a dual-state charge pump (120) having a first current source (220), a second current source (230) coupled in series to the first...
Voltage variable capacitor with improved C-V linearity
A voltage variable capacitor includes a supporting substrate with a doped layer, an insulating layer positioned on the doped layer, and first, second, and third...
Verification and lockout apparatus for bulk feeder
A bulk component feeder is provided for delivering components contained with a bulk cassette. The feeder includes a feeder housing defining a component cassette...
Finite impulse response filter and method
A finite impulse response filter (90) has a data memory bank (92, 350) for storing data vectors and a coefficient memory bank (91, 300) for storing coefficient...
Voice recognition system and method
A voice recognition system (204, 206, 207, 208) generates a variable rejection strictness as a function of at least one background noise level measured during...
Method and apparatus for assigning location estimates from a first
transceiver to a second transceiver
A method and apparatus for assigning location estimates from a first transceiver of a plurality of wireless transceivers to a second transceiver is disclosed....
Method and apparatus for providing content information on a roaming channel
A technique used in a subscriber unit (800) allows reception of personal messages transmitted by a home radio communication system (102,104) and content messages...
Method and apparatus for performing bearer independent wireless application
A mobile communication device (102) communicates over a wireless bearer network which includes a base station (104) and a wireless communication system (108). To...
Wireless electrostatic charging and communicating system
The wireless electrostatic charging and communicating system includes an electrostatic reader, an electrostatic charger and an electrostatic rechargeable device...
Handwriting recognition device, method and alphabet, with strokes grouped
into stroke sub-structures
A method of representing handwriting which includes receiving a pen input, for example at a digitizer (10), segmenting the input into strokes (13), grouping the...
Method for reprogramming a vehicle system or a user system in a vehicle
A communication system (100) includes an infrastructure (150) and at least one vehicle (101), the vehicle including at least one vehicle system (103), and at...
Selective call receiver having an apparatus for modifying an analog signal
to a digital signal and method therefor
A selective call receiver (500) includes a radio receiver (501) and a processor (508). The radio receiver includes an antenna (502), a combination circuit (204),...
Method for allocating data and power in a discrete, multi-tone
In the present invention, an ADSL system (10) identifies good bin as a bin capable of successfully transmitting data to a destination. A bad bin is identified as...
Method and apparatus for dynamic control of talk groups in a wireless
A transceiver device (50) acting as a master (2) among a plurality of communication devices (1 and 12) potentially acting as slaves to the master (2). The...
Variable rate spread spectrum communication method and apparatus
A method in a communication system (100) includes transmitting from a source user (101) a first data packet (111) over a first time frame (121) having a finite...
System and method for maintaining spectral capacity in time division duplex
A communications system (100) has at least one TDD platform pair (130, 200) operating synchronously using a Time Division Duplex (TDD) frame structure. A TDD...
Automatic timing adjustment for diverse routing of HFC systems
A telephony system having automatic timing adjustment for diverse routing of HFC systems has a signal stream routing through a signal line loop between a...
Teleconference system with personal presence cells
A teleconference system including a plurality of personal presence cells positioned at a local communication site and at a remote communication site. The...
Wide band dual mode antenna
A wide band dual mode antenna (10) includes an electrically conductive monopole portion (12), an electrically insulating core (32) having a dielectric constant...
Antenna providing a touch screen stylus
In one embodiment of the invention, an antenna (104) includes an antenna cavity used for receiving a removable stylus (108). A retention feature such as a snap...
Variable capacitance voltage shifter and amplifier and a method for
amplifying and shifting voltage
A high-speed voltage shifter/amplifier, a sigma delta modulator having a high-speed voltage shifter/amplifier and method for performing an amplification/a...
Process for variable inductor using nickel titanium and placement
A variable inductor is made from two elements separated by an insulating layer. The first element is elastic and serves as a coil shaped support for the...
Power amplifier having two-dimensional FET array
A two-dimensional FET array (102) within a Q-band power amplifier module is presented. Array (102) has a plurality of substantially identical one-dimensional FET...
Integrated circuit having a high speed clock input buffer
An integrated circuit (100) includes an input buffer circuit (122) having an input stage (150), a delay element (178), inverter (176), and a level shifter (156)....
Capacitor electrode having conductive regions adjacent a dielectric post
A dielectric film (110) is formed overlying a semiconductor device substrate (10). A dielectric post (204) having an outer peripheral boundary having sidewalls...
Spin-on dielectric formation process for use in manufacturing
A spin-on dielectric for use in manufacturing semiconductors is produced. The dielectric is a siloxane polymer wherein each silicon atom is bonded to a...
Method for forming a copper interconnect using a multi-platen chemical
mechanical polishing (CMP) process
A copper interconnect polishing process begins by polishing (17) a bulk thickness of copper (63) using a first platen. A second platen is then used to remove...
Method for forming a capacitor electrode
A method for forming an improved embedded DRAM structure, that is formed on-chip with CMOS logic portions, begins by forming dual inlaid regions (34a through...
Method for configuring a programmable semiconductor device
A method is provided for configuring a programmable semiconductor device. The method includes using the configuration data of a macro (53A) or a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for verifying and characterizing data retention time
in a DRAM using built-in test circuitry
A BIST controller (112) and methodology uses the DRAM controller (108) refresh signals to test the data retention characteristics of a DRAM memory array (132)....
Method and apparatus for region based hand-offs in a satellite
A method (300, FIG. 3) controls CU (140, FIGS. 1, 6) hand-off in a non-geostationary orbit (NSGO) satellite system (100, FIG. 1) without consuming large amounts...
Method and apparatus in a wireless communication system for controlling a
delivery of data
A subscriber unit (122) maintains an application registry (226) for registering (404) applications accessible to the subscriber unit. A fixed portion (102) of a...
Subscriber unit for beam acquisition in a satellite communication system
and method therefor
In a communications system, an earth-based subscriber unit (40, FIG. 1) receives at least one communications beam (50, 60, FIG. 1) transmitted from one or more...
Method and apparatus for entering characters into a writing recognizer
The present invention provides a user interface having a plurality of user entry regions (34 and 36) Each user entry region is preferably separated into a first...
Method and apparatus for transmit timing adjustment in a
During operation a transmitter and receiver of a central site termination unit (TU-C) (101) are driven by a sample clock derived from a network clock source...
MTJ MRAM parallel-parallel architecture
Magnetic tunnel junction random access memory parallel-parallel architecture wherein an array of memory cells is arranged in rows and columns with each memory...
System and method for programming a magnetoresistive memory device
A system and method for programming a magnetoresistive memory array by applying current on a memory line aligned along the easy axis of the memory array, where...
A level shifter for use in an integrated circuit that translates a binary input signal having a low voltage level to a binary output signal having a different...
Driver circuit and method for controlling transition time of a signal
An output driver circuit (10) includes a voltage follower (36) having an input coupled for receiving a reference signal (V.sub.REF1) and an output for providing...