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Method and apparatus of directing radio frequency communication in a
A method and apparatus in a communication system (300) directs a radio frequency communication from a first radio frequency channel in a first frequency band...
Integrated speaker assembly of a portable electronic device
An integrated speaker assembly (400) of a portable electronic device, such as a portable radiotelephone (100), is described. A housing portion (116) has a first...
Method and apparatus for time aligning a frame in a communication system
A method and system for time aligning a frame (60) in a communication network (10) involves the steps of; i) determining if a frame needs to be advanced at a BTS...
Apparatus for performing a non-integer sampling rate change in a
multichannel polyphase filter
A multichannel polyphase filter (304, 602) includes a processing system (204, 506) for accepting and processing M input channels of data, each sampled at an...
Method of reverting to tandem operation between transcoders of a
To facilitate the reversion of a communication to tandem operation (200), a first transcoder (20), having previously changed back to tandem operation (206),...
Method and apparatus for tracking data packets in a packet data
A packet data communication system (100) employs a method and apparatus for tracking data packets in the packet data communication system. A sending ...
Method and apparatus for providing a multi-party speech connection for
use in a wireless communication system
An apparatus (200) for providing a multi-party speech connection for use in a wireless communication system (10). The apparatus (200) comprises a first speech...
Method and system for allocating a system resource to subscribers of a
wireless communications system
In a method for allocating a system resource to subscribers of a wireless communication system a resource sensitivity indicator is determined for a system...
Videophone apparatus, method and system for audio and video conferencing
A video access apparatus (110, 150, 750, 850) provides for audio and video teleconferencing and telephony via a first communication channel (103) coupled to a...
Method for evaluating a communication link between a first and a second
The present invention provides a method for evaluating a communication link between a first communication site and a second communication site. The first and...
Power reception circuits for a device receiving an AC power signal
Power reception circuits employable in portable data devices (e.g., smart cards) to derive power and/or data from an input AC power signal (e.g., an ASK...
Housing assembly utilizing a heat shrinkable composite laminate
A housing assembly includes a printed circuit board (PCB) (104), at least one electrical component (106) mounted on at least one side of the PCB (104) and...
CATV directional component with signal reversing capability and method
The present invention describes a directional CATV component, preferably a signal tap, having a housing frame where coaxial signal cable connections are made...
Antenna for a wireless communication module
An antenna (28) for use in a wireless communication module (10) includes a shield plate (40), an antenna loop element (42), and a transmission line element (44)....
Non-telescoping antenna assembly for a wireless communication device
An antenna assembly (118) for a wireless communication device (100) has a non-telescoping antenna (200), a bushing (204) and a post (202). The bushing (204) has...
Satellite supported traffic signal controller
A local traffic signal controller (3) is interfaced to a satellite subscriber unit (10) to provide for centralized control of the traffic signals (1) controlled...
Method and apparatus for reducing channel capacity required to report a
billable consumption of a utility commodity
A pricing entity (124) periodically transmits (502) pricing information (226) including pricing of a utility commodity as a function of time. A meter apparatus...
Wireless add-on keyboard system and method
A wireless keyboard or keypad (22) is powered remotely by a radio frequency exciter/receiver (20) and used in a radio frequency identification system (10). The...
Method and apparatus for detecting objects
An apparatus and method for the detection of objects that lie within the path of a motor vehicle includes ultrasonic sensors (20) fitted to either a front or...
Self calibrating VCO correction circuit and method of operation
A PLL system (10) includes a PFD (24) that receives a reference clock signal (REF CLK) and a feedback clock signal (FBK CLK). The PFD (24) generates an analog...
Circuit and method of amplifying a signal for a receiver
A transceiver (10) has a transmitter (12) and an image reject receiver (16). The image reject receiver (16) provides frequency translation of two modulated...
In-line, unbalanced amplifier, predistortion circuit
A plurality of amplifiers are connected in cascade to form an in-line predistortion circuit. The amplifiers are unbalanced in that each amplifier stage in the...
Clock generator and method therefor
A clock provider system (100) receives an input clock X1 and, shifted by 90.degree., an input clock X2 and provides output clock Y as a free selectable logical...
Comparator circuit and method
A comparator circuit (10) with hysteresis having transistors with the same threshold voltage and a method for comparing input signals. The comparator circuit...
White light generating organic electroluminescent device and method of
A white light generating organic electroluminescent device including an organic light emitting diode emitting a broad spectrum light including a component of...
A vibrator bracket 224 for mounting a vibrator 226 including a motor 228, a shaft 231 controlled by the motor and weight 232. The bracket has members (260, 261)...
Ceramic composition and method of making same
Multiphase ceramic materials for use in multilayered device fabrication may be fabricated by providing novel glassy precursor materials of a preferred ...
Method for manufacturing a read only memory array
A compact ROM array is formed in a single active region (5) bounnded by field oxide regions, the array being formed of one or more ROM banks (6, 7). Each ROM...
Method for forming an integrated circuit
In one embodiment, the reliability of an integrated circuit having a floating gate device (50), a high breakdown voltage transistor (52), and a low breakdown...
Method and apparatus for testing an integrated circuit
A method and an associated article of manufacture in which a conductive layer is formed over an uppermost level of interconnect on a semiconductor substrate. The...
A very thin fuel cell (500) is formed by stacking a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies (MEA) (210) and a plurality of double sided distribution plates...
Single display assembly having selective reflectors to view indicia
A single display assembly (10) has an electronically controllable display (11) with a plurality of display elements (12) and sandwiched by two support plates...
Optical code reader and methods and articles therefor
A method comprises steps of sensing a first user action, transmitting a first optical message in response to the first user action, and performing at least one...
Method for accurately aligning and attaching an electrical part to a
surface mount circuit
An electrical circuit includes a substrate having at least two alignment pads on the substrate that are accurately aligned with a first set of electrical...
Temperature compensated resonator and method
A temperature compensated resonator (15) and method for making the temperature compensated resonator (15). The temperature compensated resonator (15) has a...
Pattern classifier with training system and methods of operation therefor
Classifiers (110) and a comparator (112) perform an identification method (400) to identify a class as one of a predetermined set of classes. The identification...
Method of monitoring a computer simulation of an electrical circuit
A simulation monitor (502) automatically generates a monitor file (510) from a static timer output file (504). The monitor file instantiates a function, a firing...
Adaptive determination of outbound channel quality metrics
At least one outbound channel quality metric (OCQM) is determined by a communication unit (220) based on a first number of samples per unit of time (301). When...
Method for transmitting local area/wide area messages and selective call
receiver for use therewith
A selective call receiver (102) for use in a communication system (100) includes a receiver (404), a memory (412), and a processor (408). The receiver (404) is...
Method and apparatus for monitoring users of a communications system
A method and apparatus for centralizing the administration of intercept lists includes a master intercept list (305) and an interface (510) which communicates...
System for controlling network bandwidth
In a mobile communications system (10), system (10) through base station (40) or one or more satellites (20) monitors bandwidth availability and determines...
Dual system portable electronic communicator
A dual system communicator includes an electronic analog communicator and a removeably attached power source. The analog communicator includes analog signal...
Two-way communication system for performing dynamic channel control
A two-way communication system is used for performing dynamic channel control. The two-way communication system comprises a base transceiver (102) and a...
Method and apparatus for performing targeted interference suppression
The invention relates to a communication system (300) having a receiver (304) that is capable of performing targeted interference suppression. An interference...
Frequency shift modulation automatic frequency correction circuit and
A method (900) and circuit (400) for automatic frequency correcting a frequency modulated (FM) digital signal determines a frequency offset value of the detected...
Method and apparatus for accurate synchronization using symbol decision
A circuit (12) for symbol decision directed feedback synchronization includes a current synchonization clock (45) that provides an initial sampling point and...
Method and apparatus for high efficiency wideband power amplification
A method and apparatus for efficient power amplification of a wideband signal with a correspondingly wide modulation bandwidth includes an envelope detector...
Method and apparatus for voice packet communications
A wireless communication system (100) provides an over the air efficient communication of packet voice information between a mobile station (MS) (101) and a host...
Method and apparatus for configuring a communication system
The present invention comprises a remote terminal (20) and a central office (30) as part of and ADSL system (10). Once a communication channel is open between...
Multi-chip assembly having a heat sink and method thereof
A multi-chip assembly (100) uses a clip (110) to retain multiple integrated circuits (124-130) to an assembly substrate (140). The use of a thermal medium...