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Adaptive-rate coded digital image transmission
An adaptive arrangement and method for the coded digital transmission of images includes an adaptive transmitter (101) having an image coder (109) which is...
Receiver in a wireless communications system for receiving signals
having combined orthogonal transmit...
A receiver for use in a wireless communication system, wherein the wireless communication system includes a transmitter that spreads data with multiple spreading...
Electronic assembly for removing heat from a semiconductor device
An electronic assembly (20) having an insulated metal heat sink (10) and a method of manufacturing the electronic assembly (20). The electronic assembly (20) has...
Message processing in two-way data devices
In a technique for reducing duplicate messages in a two way data device, a determination (30) is made as to whether a first signature of a new message is the...
Bi-directional voltage translator
A bi-directional voltage translator (125) has a first port (201) that communicates a signal at a first voltage level, and second port (202) that communicates a...
Semiconductor component including MOSFET with asymmetric gate electrode
where the drain electrode over portions...
A semiconductor component includes an asymmetric transistor having two lightly doped drain regions (1300, 1701), a channel region (1702), a source region (1916)...
Flexible circuit with tabs for connection to battery cells
Described is a flexible circuit for a battery cell where the tabs of the flexible circuit have two or more perpendicular axis of bending. The multiple axes of...
Method of forming a barrier layer
A refractory Metal Nitride and a refractory metal Silicon Nitride layer (64) can be formed using metal organic chemical deposition. More specifically, tantalum...
Method of fabricating a magnetic random access memory
An improved and novel fabrication method for magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) is provided. An MRAM device has memory elements and circuitry for...
Semiconductor packaging method
A container (10), which holds a molding material (12), is attached to a mold. The molding material passes from the container to the mold through an orifice (18)...
Portable voice and data encryption module
Housing for a two-way communications device
Artificial neuron and method of using same
An artificial neuron, which may be implemented either in hardware or software, has only one significant processing element in the form of a multiplier. Inputs...
Automatic and attendant speech to text conversion in a selective call
radio system and method
A radio communication system includes a voice recognition system (218), a transmitter (202) and a processing system (210). The voice recognition system is...
Method and apparatus for generating an indication of loss of positioning
integrity in emergency call systems
The present invention provides an assessment, in real-time, of the integrity of the positioning solution and navigation sensors used to support an Emergency...
Method and apparatus for alerting a communication unit of a service
request in a communication system
A communication unit (118) provides service information related to a second communication service to a base site (114) that provides a first communication...
Satellite based high bandwidth data broadcast
A satellite based broadcast data communications service for a satellite communications system is presented which allows a data information service provider (40)...
Method and apparatus for operating and maintaining a wireless
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for gathering, organizing and using information related to the operation and maintenance of a wireless...
Method and system for reducing undesired signals in a communication
Methods and devices for reducing undesired signals in a communication environment. At least two distinct composite signals (X.sub.1 and X.sub.2) are transmitted...
Joint rate control for stereoscopic video coding
A method and apparatus are provided for controlling and balancing a quality ratio between left and right channels of a stereoscopic video sequence. A complexity...
Method and apparatus, and computer program for producing filter
coefficients for equalizers
Apparatus, computer program, and method for producing filter coefficients for an equalizer, the method includes the steps of: estimating a response (810) of a...
Automatic power control of semiconductor laser
Automatic power control of a semiconductor laser (12, 72) is achieved by monitoring the spontaneous lateral emissions from the semiconductor laser and adjusting...
Method and apparatus for encapsulating ATM cells in a broadband network
A system for encapsulating ATM cells into larger data packets to be transmitted through a broadband communications system includes an ATM cell receiver (410), a...
Elevated communication hub and method of operation therefor
A method and apparatus for communicating between wireless communication devices (120, 131, 140) uses a high-altitude communication platform (110) to provide an...
Circuit and method for reactive energy recirculation control in a
A series-resonant power converter (10) featuring a tap winding (106) on a transformer (100) that is coupled to a resonant capacitor (124) in a resonant tank...
Piezoresistive sensor bridge having overlapping diffused regions to
accommodate mask misalignment and method
A piezoresistive pressure sensor (30) has four resistive diffused regions (32) coupled into a bridge configuration (33) with four junctions (36) and four inside...
Circuit and method for minimizing recovery time
A circuit (70) includes a reset stage (72) and a Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) device (73). The PLL device (73) includes a phase detector (74), a charge pump (75), a...
Amplifier circuit with amplitude and phase correction and method of
A correction circuit (10) includes a transistor (30) that generates a feedback signal for equalizing the amplitude and adjusting the phase of the output signals...
Low current vehicular adapter charger
A method and apparatus for a mobile battery charging arrangement (100, 104, 114) utilizes a controllable power switch (306) to selectively switch power from a...
Multi-chip semiconductor device and method for making the device by
using multiple flip chip interfaces
A bump-bonded multi-chip flip-chip device (100) is formed by manufacturing a mother chip (102) having a first set (207) of bumps (212) and a second set (209) of...
Method and apparatus for singulating semiconductor devices
Method and apparatus for singulating semiconductor devices (21) is provided. This approach eliminates the need for an adhesive tape. A fixture (10) is provided...
Semiconductor device and method of making
A semiconductor device (10) is formed in a semiconductor substrate (11) and an epitaxial layer (14). The semiconductor device includes a p-type body region (16),...
Method of formation of buried mirror semiconductive device
A method for forming a buried optical mirror in an integrated circuit (IC) begins by forming an opening (18) within a substrate (12). The opening (18) is then...
Chemical mechanical planarization system
A chemical mechanical planarization tool that reduces a volume of polishing chemistry used in a wafer polishing process includes a rinse bar (87) for removing...
Method of making field emission display having a mechanical
A field emission display (400) includes a cathode plate (410), an anode plate (430), and a mechanical support/getter assembly (300) being disposed between the...
Two-phase thermosyphon including air feed through slots
The present invention provides a two-phase thermosyphon (100) and a method for forming the two-phase thermosyphon (100). The two-phase thermosyphon (100)...
Differential pressure sensor and method thereof
A differential pressure sensor (10) has a sensor die (30) eutectically attached to a mounting flag (14). The mounting flag has a similar coefficient of thermal...
Method for attaching an electronic device
A method for attaching a flip chip or other microelectronic device to a circuit board or other substrate. The method entails the forming of recesses having...
Radio communication device
Adapter for a radio communication device
Method and apparatus for sharing processing information in a
A line controller (115) for controlling a manufacturing process comprises a data entry device (225) for receiving product identification information and...
Method and system for estimating a subscriber's location in a cluttered
In a model of a wireless communication system service area (160), a set of characteristics associated with the reception of a model signal (210) are calculated...
Power control within a broad-band communication system
A high-speed data channel (105) is set to some minimum power level and changed to a second power level after at least one good frame has been received on a...
Method for concealing a handover mute
In a mobile communication system (400) where a handover results in a momentary interruption of a signal between the mobile communication device (402) and the...
Method and apparatus for secure registration within an in-home wireless
A method for secure registration of a access device (400) having a receiver (418) and a transmitter (420) transmitting at an operational RF power level with a...
Method and apparatus for a distributed location register
A method and apparatus for utilizing a distributed location register (20 or 22) within a wireless communication system (10) is accomplished by a distributed...
Method for registering a communication device for communication service
A communication device (100) contains a plurality of bandmaps in a memory (102). Upon powering up the device, the device first scans frequencies listed in a...
Apparatus and method of updating a mobility database
An apparatus for and method of updating (305) each of the tiers of a multiple-tier database (200) by defining an independent data rate between each of the tiers...
Remote control and location system
A system for transmitting instructions from a master control facility (50) to a number of remotely located player units (11-14). The remotely located player...