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Rotary knob assembly
A rotary knob assembly (100) includes a fixed raised boss (110) having a boss cavity (107) and a knob (102) optionally having a rotary switch stem (104)...
Audio signal decoder and method for producing a scaled reconstructed audio
During operation a multiple channel audio input signal is received and coded to generate a coded audio signal. A balance factor having balance factor components...
Method and apparatus for determining whether a device is suitable for
operating at an incidence location
A method and apparatus for determining whether a device is suitable for operating at an incidence location enables effective deployment of devices in a wireless...
Base station for a cellular communication system and a method of operation
A base station (101) for a cellular communication system comprises a transceiver (301) which receives measurement reports from a plurality of user equipments...
Method for simlutaneous communications management
A method for presenting multiple communications in a wireless communication device (100) comprising presenting (308) a plurality of communications concurrently...
Method and system for controlling transmitter power using variable
feedback transmitter parameters
A system (100) and method (300) of feedback transmitter power control can include a transmitter temperature detector such as a thermistor based temperature...
Method for detection of radar signals
A method provides for identifying short radar signals in presence of interfering signals from various sources applicable to U-NII devices. The method includes...
Synchronization in an uplink spatial division multiple access mode of a
WiMAX wireless communication system
An apparatus and method for synchronization in an uplink spatial division multiple access (UL SDMA) mode of a WiMAX wireless communication system includes a...
Orienting a scanning device with respect to a target location
Disclosed is a method for a scanning device to tell its user how to best orient the scanning device to scan a target location. The user approaches the target...
Portable radio housing
Method for updating location of user equipment
A method for updating location of a user equipment in a cellular system is disclosed. The method comprises the user equipment receiving route update radius...
Method for addressing user location errors in a cognitive radio system
A cognitive radio (CR) system (102) includes CR units (108, 110) that determine and update location-based system operating parameters to avoid interference with...
Method and apparatus for provisioning an electronic communication device
via a mobile internet protocol...
A method for updating wireless application protocol (WAP) data at an electronic communication device during a mobile internet protocol (MIP) registration...
Bone conduction assembly for communication headsets
A bone conduction assembly can include at least a microphone, an assembly stem, an ear cushion, and a microphone channel. The microphone can include an...
Uplink time synchronization in a communication system
An apparatus and method for uplink time synchronization in a communication system includes a first step 602 of receiving uplink data from a user equipment. A...
Method and apparatus for management of inactive connections for service
continuity in an agnostic access...
State machine diagram (300) illustrates inactive connection (303) management wherein all bindings are deregistered, but active sessions remain. The mobile...
Method and apparatus for generating an enhancement layer within an audio
During operation an input signal to be coded is received and coded to produce a coded audio signal. The coded audio signal is then scaled with a plurality of...
Method of signaling particular types of resource elements in a wireless
A method of signaling particular types of resource elements in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method can include, at a wireless terminal,...
Method and device for channel inspection in a communication system
To perform a channel inspection, a wireless communication device: monitors a common announcement channel (CACH) until detecting that a first set of identified...
Method and apparatus for operating a node within a mobile ad hoc cognitive
A method and apparatus for operation of a node within a mobile ad hoc cognitive radio network is provided. The method includes sensing at least one assigned...
Method for multi-band communication routing within a wireless
A method of operation of a node for multi-band communication routing within a wireless communication system comprises communicating a communication session on a...
Radio device and slot antenna which facilitates operation of a user
A portable communication device (100, 800, 900) has an antenna element (102, 1206). The antenna element forms a slot (104, 1208) which is used as a slot...
Encoder that optimizes bit allocation for information sub-parts
A encoder/decoder architecture (200, 300, 700) that uses an arithmetic encoder (220) to encode the MSB portions of the output of a Factorial Pulse Coder (212),...
Multi-layer cyclic redundancy check code in wireless communication system
A communication device is disclosed. The device is configured to generate a first block of first cyclic redundancy check (CRC) parity bits on a transport block...
Retransmission in a cellular communication system
A base station (103) operates a hybrid retransmission scheme for a communication to a first subscriber unit (101) over a communication channel of an air...
Method for facilitating user of a communication device to control multiple
concurrent communication sessions
A method of operating a communication device to facilitate a user to control multiple concurrent communication sessions. In operation, the communication device...
Clamshell phone with edge access
A handheld communication device (10) is provided. The handheld communication device (10) includes a first housing (102) having a circuit board portion (230) and...
Device and method for frequency scanning using two radios
A device (100) and method for frequency scanning uses two radios. The device (100) includes a processor (515), a scan radio (130) including a receiver (135)...
Method and device for restricted access contact information datum
A method in a mobile communication device and a network for transmitting, receiving, and processing a user-accessible contact information data entry in a...
Systems and method for triggering proximity detection
Disclosed are methods and devices including a mobile communication device, a proximity application server and a receiving device. The methods of the mobile...
Method and apparatus for selectively distributing media inputs associated
with an incident
An information distribution device performs a method for selectively distributing media associated with an incident to a plurality of responders assigned to the...
Adaptive antenna tuning systems and methods
Embodiments include antenna tuning systems and methods of tuning an antenna of a wireless device with an antenna, a circuit with at least one tunable component,...
Method and apparatus for coexistence
A method for coexistence of an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) receiver (117) such as a WiMAX receiver with a synchronous frame-based...
Method and device for transmitting data packets
A method for transmitting a packet from a transmitting node to a destination node in a communication network can enable improved network efficiency. The method...
Method and apparatus for zone controller based dynamic spectrum allocation
The application discloses a method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum allocation to a secondary communication system seeking to operate within the spectrum of a...
Method and system for codebook-based closed-loop MIMO using common pilots
and analog feedback
A method and system that enables the usage of sounding-based feedback or analog feedback in a MIMO communication system with non-beamformed or broadcast pilot...
Method and device for detecting a GSM channel of interest
A method for detecting a GSM channel of interest, in a wireless communication device capable of supporting broadband as well as narrowband wireless systems,...
System and method for selecting a number of spatial streams to be used for
transmission based on probing of...
Systems and methods are provided for determining a number of spatial channels to use to transmit a data packet from a source node to a destination node. This...
Audio visual tracking with established environmental regions
A method, apparatus, and electronic device for audio-video conferencing are disclosed. A memory may store an initial historical configuration parameter...
Remote speaker microphone accessory
Audio signal decoder and method for producing a scaled reconstructed audio
A set of peaks in a reconstructed audio vector S of a received audio signal is detected and a scaling mask .psi.(S) based on the detected set of peaks is...
Resource partitioning in a cellular communication system
A cellular communication system (100) a first Radio Network Controller (107) supporting different communication service types. A first resource controller (203)...
Determining wireless system availability using emergency alert system
A method and information processing system transmit emergency alert system messages to wireless devices. An EAS alert message (302) is transmitted to at least...
Up-link SDMA receiver for WiMAX
A method, a system and a receiver device provide timing and frequency correction in a spatial division multiple access (SDMA) system. A timing and frequency...
Method and apparatus for facilitating switched packet data services on
A method and apparatus for establishing data connections between multiple networks is provided. A portable, electronic device 300, such as a mobile telephone,...
Fractional frequency reuse in a communication system
An apparatus and method for fractional frequency reuse in a communication system. The method includes a first step 400 of partitioning a sub-frame into resource...