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Latency-aware adaptive bandwidth request mechanism for real-time
communication in WiMAX
A method and apparatus for requesting bandwidth in a subscriber station is disclosed. The method dynamically changes the size of the bandwidth request based on...
System and method for monitoring congestion in communication systems
A system and method for monitoring congestion in a communication system including an external packet switched network. The communication system includes a...
Antenna sub-assembly for electronic device
A portable electronic device (100) having an antenna sub-assembly (204) including a conductor with a first portion (216) along a first surface of a circuit...
Antenna reciprocity calibration
A method and a system for calibrating at least one antenna (1,1-1,3. 1,j). At least a first antenna (1,4) within a first antenna array (102) can be selected as...
Method for using recording rules and previous value selection rules for
presence information in a...
In a communications system, a presence server maintains and distributes presence information in accordance with recording rules and previous value selection...
Method and system for secure exchange of data in a network
A first network device implements a method for the secure exchange of data in a network. The network also includes a second network device and a remote device....
Method and apparatus for one-click reminder creation
An electronic communication device (100) is configured to automatically create reminders in a reminder application (206) in response to received communications,...
Communication system and method of operation therefor
A communication system comprises a set of user equipments which are arranged to simultaneously transmit a signal over an air interface to a base station. Each...
System and method for peer-to-peer wide area network communication
A method of operating a peer to facilitate fast group communication between subscribers in a peer-to-peer wide area network is disclosed. In the peer-to-peer...
Method, signal and apparatus for managing the transmission and receipt of
broadcast channel information
The present invention provides a method for transmitting broadcast channel information as part of a broadcast channel signal having one or more transmission...
Communicating system information in a wireless communication network
An apparatus and method for communicating system information in a wireless communication network. A first step 200 includes defining unicast threshold...
An antenna includes a U-shaped radiator portion having a first extending arm and a second extending arm parallel and adjacent the first extending arm and...
User interface for a vehicle installed communication device
A radio communication device (100) for use in a public safety vehicle is provided with a user interface that combines tactile landmarks in the form of global...
Cellular wireless communication device and method for managing the receipt
of a handover command
The present invention provides a cellular wireless communication system, a cellular wireless communication device and a method for managing the receipt of a...
Method and system for floor control in a wireless network
A method and system for establishing floor control in a communication session enables remote control of devices in a network and provides a status update...
Method for ending a call session in a communication system
A repeater receives an indication that a subscriber unit is initiating a call session on a channel, and indicates that the channel is busy. The repeater repeats...
Methods and apparatus for use in a packet data network
A GGSN receives a request associated with a session creation for a mobile entity. The GGSN begins a process (a four-way handshake) for obtaining network access...
Method for adaptive beaconing
A method of adaptive beaconing includes operating a node within an ad hoc wireless communication network to calculate a probability P for an interval of time I;...
Laser projector display modules and arrangements of components of laser
projector display modules
A laser projector display module for a handheld device may include an electronics module, a miniaturized light source module electrically connected with the...
Method and apparatus for identifying a geographic area having undesirable
A method and apparatus for identifying a geographic area having undesirable wireless service is described. The method includes, collecting Radio frequency (RF)...
Joining a session in a communication network supporting multimedia group
An apparatus and method for establishing a session in a communication network supporting multimedia group calls. A first step (202) includes determining streams...
Arrangement for variable bass reflex cavities
A modified housing in a portable product (400, 500, 700, or 800) includes a housing detail (405, 506, 706 or 710 or 806) forming at least a portion of a loud...
Method to quite consecutive narrow band channels
A method and apparatus for quieting multiple channels is provided herein. During operation, transmission activity on each channel is analyzed and a best band is...
Method for preventing co-channel operation with radar systems
A method for preventing co-channel operation with a radar system includes the steps of setting a state of a first communication channel to active, connecting to...
Antenna-aware method for transmitting packets in a wireless communication
A method for transmitting packets in a wireless communication network includes taking into consideration an antenna mode prior to transmission. The method...
Wi-Fi enabled router having uplink bandwith sharing capability
A method and apparatus is provided for forwarding data traffic to a broadband network. The method includes receiving at a local broadband wireless router data...
Pivoting structure coupled to a rotatable housing structure
Disclosed are pivoting structures and methods of pivoting structure. The pivoting structures can include a movable shutter plate including an aperture,...
Devices, systems, and methods for priority charging of a group of
Disclosed are a device, system and method for multiple mobile communication devices that may be charged according to their relative priority and/or for multiple...
Enhanced layered gain factor balancing within a multiple-channel 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...
Devices and methods for automating interactive voice response system
Disclosed are devices and methods for receiving, by a telephone device, data of an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) menu tree that is made available to the...
Method and apparatus for decreasing latencies during handover
A method and apparatus for handing over a mobile station (106) from a serving base station (104a) to a target base station (104b) within a wireless...
Obtaining service when in a no-coverage area of a communication system
A method for obtaining service when in a no-coverage area of a radiotelephone communication system includes a first step of storing information regarding a last...
Wireless communication unit, linearised transmitter circuit and method of
A wireless communication unit includes a linearised transmitter having a forward path and a feedback path, respectively comprising at least one up-mixer and...
Personalizing entertainment experiences based on user profiles
A method and wireless device (102) dynamically adapt a physical entertainment experience for a user of an entertainment system. At least one communication...
Method for establishing secure associations within a communication network
A method for security authentication within a wireless network is disclosed. A method within an adhoc mesh network for two devices to quickly determine roles...
Device and method for reestablishing a wireless connection in a wireless
A device and method enable reestablishing a wireless connection in a wireless network. A first wireless device detects that a previous wireless connection has...
Method of operation in a wireless communication system
A method of operation (300) of a wireless communication system (100) includes: a client node sending (301) to the infrastructure node a message indicating that...
Method and apparatus for performing routing area updates
Various embodiments are described for potentially reducing the impact of routing area updates on wireless system capacity. Logic flow diagram 10, in FIG. 1,...
Method and system for managing communications for a multi-mode
The invention concerns a method (200) and system (100) for managing communications for a multi-mode communications device (130). The method can include the...
Apparatus, method, and system for channel selection and allocation in
A mobile communication system (100) includes a plurality of mobile stations (104, 105), a serving base station (101) and, associated with the base station, a...
Adjustable accessory for a portable communication device
A user wearable accessory provides push-to-tall (PTT), microphone and adjustable electrical cord length features in a single device. First and second adjustable...
Method and system for scalable bitstream extraction
A scalable video compression system (100) having an encoder (120), bit extractor (140), and decoder (160) for efficiently encoding and decoding a scalable...
Method and apparatus for automatic frequency correction in a multimode
A method and apparatus for synchronizing a system clock with a serving cell (102) associated with a first radio access technology and monitoring an adjacent...
Method and mobile station for controlling communication via a radio link
A method (400) and a mobile station (160) for controlling communication via a radio link based on a multi-slot based power class designation are described...
Decoupled cascaded mixers architechture and related methods
Methods for inter-mixer communication enable a "self-formed" cascaded mixer node tree topology. One method enables inter-mixer node signaling and includes first...
Method and device for generating a location signal
A frequency generation unit (FGU) in a communication device includes a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), an adjustable filter having a capacitive element for...
Method for high volume manufacturing of thin film batteries
Concepts and methods are provided to reduce the cost and complexity of thin film battery (TFB) high volume manufacturing by eliminating and/or minimizing the...