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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...
Method of converting an analog signal in an A/D converter utilizing RDAC
A method for operating a circuit in an analog to digital converter, including providing a resistor network (205) having a plurality of resistor banks (200)...
Radio frequency indentification stamp and radio frequency
indentification mailing label
A radio frequency identification stamp (10) includes a substrate (24) with a first surface (12) and a second surface (18). The first surface (12) is printed with...
Thick-film resistor having concentric terminals and method therefor
A thick-film resistor and a process for forming the resistor to have accurate dimensions, thereby yielding a precise resistance value. The resistor generally...
Signal converting receiver having constant hysteresis, and method
A LVDS receiver (200) converts a differential input signal (15) at an input (201/202, e.g., voltage difference V.sub.1 -V.sub.2) to a single output signal (20)...
Method and apparatus for charging a battery
A portable communication device (300) powered by a battery (210) has an external connector (202) that includes an external power node (220) and a data bus (204)...
Method for forming semiconductor device including a dual inlaid structure
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...
Electrode materials and electrochemical devices using same
A material for use as an electrode, and particularly the anode (20) of an electrochemical device, such as an electrochemical capacitor device (10). The material...
Organic electroluminescent device with continuous organic medium
An organic EL device includes a cathode, an organic electroluminescent layer and an anode, laminated in sequence. The organic layer is composed of a continuous...
Wireless information transfer system front panel
Linear power amplifier enclosure
Desktop battery charger
Dynamically changing forward error correction and automatic request for
A transceiver device having a forward error correction decoder providing at least one forward error correction metric and a data integrity monitor providing at...
Method and system for securely transferring a data set in a data
In a telecommunications system, data having a higher sensitivity and data having a lower sensitivity are identified within a data set. The data having a higher...
Memory controller with continuous page mode and method therefor
A memory controller (42) supports a mode known as continuous page mode. The memory controller (42) is coupled to a pipelined internal bus and provides control...
Data transfer using software interrupt service routine between host
processor and external device with queue of...
The present invention provides a method, device and article of manufacture for efficient transfer of data items between a host processor and an external device....
Method, device and system for generalized bidirectional island-driven
A method (700), device (1101), and system (1100) provide generalized bidirectional island-driven chart parsing based on congruency checking to prevent edge...
Radio frequency amplifier structure
A radio frequency (RF) circuit (300) includes two parallel sections (310, 312) that are designed to function collectively through the use of a signal...
Apparatus and method for amplifying a radio frequency signal
A communication device employs a method and apparatus for amplifying a radio frequency (RF) signal that eliminates the need for a signal splitter. An RF input...
Method of detecting defects in semiconductor package leads
A method of detecting defects (14, 16, 17, 44, 47, 49, and 51) in objects is presented. A first grey level image (18) of a first object (10) is formed and a...
Filter for multicarrier communication system and method for peak power
A communication device (60) for simultaneously transmitting independent information (82) on multiple channels comprises a modulator (66) and at least two matched...
Method and apparatus for quantizing a signal in a digital system
An input data signal (102) in a digital signal processing system gets adaptively quantized by performing a LMS error algorithm on a signal of transformed...
Transmitter and receiver supporting differing speed codecs over single
A synchronous serial protocol is used to transfer data from a host processor (102) to multiple CODECs (112) operating at differing speeds and from such CODECs...
Method of combining cell streams in a radio communications system
A radio communications system (10) having a mobile station (30) and at least two base stations (13, 14). ATM radio channels (31, 32) are provided between the...
Method and apparatus for using the sidelobe of a long range antenna for
a short range communication link
A communication satellite system (100) is established using one or more satellite constellations (110, 120). The two or more satellite groups (110, 120) are...
Method and apparatus for writing an erasable non-volatile memory
A method for writing data to non-volatile memory (50) involves alternately applying programming and erase voltages to a control gate wordline of a memory cell. A...
Method and apparatus for multi-mode handwritten input and hand directed
control of a computing device
Coordinates from a digitizing tablet are processed in two modes. In a first mode (denoted the Cursor Mode for convenience) the digitizing tablet operates similar...
Method for multiplex driving a passive liquid crystal display (LCD)
using modulated pulse widths
The method of the present invention produces a plurality of bi-level waveforms on the ROW/common lines and COLUMN/segment lines of a passive multiplexed liquid...
Antenna adapted to operate in a plurality of frequency bands
The present disclosure is related to an antenna (129) adapted to receive signals in multiple frequency bands, and comprises a fixed whip antenna (406) and a...
Complimentary double pumping voltage boost converter
A voltage boosting circuit which derives an output voltage than is substantially twice the magnitude of a supply voltage applied thereto. The voltage boosting...
Method of testing a semiconductor device by automatically measuring
probe tip parameters
An integrated probe tip (20) parameter measuring device (70) is integrated onto the chuck (24) or substrate holder of a probe test station (10). Probe tip (20)...
Charger with battery retention door
This invention is a battery charger having a pocket for charging a battery. The pocket is covered by a door which has a battery retention latch. When the door is...