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A hinge pin assembly for a communication device (100) includes a partially assembled hinge base (105). The base (105) has a receiving receptacle (148), an edge...
Communication system with satellite diversity and method of operation
A method and apparatus for providing an economically viable satellite communication system (100) for voice, data, and video using satellite diversity to augment...
Method and apparatus for reporting status information in a fixed
In a fixed wireless terminal (200), a transceiver (210) is coupled to a call processor (208), wherein the call processor (208) includes status information (218)....
Portable communication device with speakerphone operation
A radiotelephone (100) comprises a first housing element (202) and a second housing element (204), wherein the second housing element (204) is movingly connected...
Method for determining optimum number of complex samples for coherent
averaging in a communication system
A method for determining an optimum number (Nopt) of complex samples for coherent averaging of a complex signal S(n) in a code division multiple access...
Simultaneous transfer of voice and data information using multi-rate
vocoder and bit control protocol
A technique and method that efficiently and simultaneously transfers both voice and data information over a single communications link (11). The technique and...
Channel assignment within a broad-band communication system
Remote units (113-117) that wish to receive a multicast session, monitor a multicast advertisement message on a system broadcast channel to determine a session...
Method for adjusting the power level of an infrared signal
An electronic device (50) includes an infrared transceiver (510) having adjustable infrared signal intensity capability. The electronic device (50) commences to...
Retractable angled antenna assembly
An antenna assembly includes a straw having a substantially linear passageway and a helix base coil with an angled tapered guide, the passageway having a width...
Data entry device and method
A data entry device with a digitizer (20) having key input regions (21) for receiving stroke inputs. Key input region have multiple characters indicated on them....
RF mixer circuit and method of operation
An RF mixer (10) provides signal gain in a transconductor block (12). A first transistor (36) is sized M times larger than a second transistor (18) to generate...
A piezoelectric switch (10) is made by laminating one piezoelectric film (16) on the top and a second piezoelectric film (18) on the bottom sides of a stiff...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacture
A semiconductor device includes a substrate (10) that can be cut into different sizes. A plurality of wirebond fingers (12) are formed on a top surface (13) of...
Method and system for synthesizing oligonucleotides using
nucleotide-specific dispensing bars
A plurality of oligonucleotides are synthesized at a plurality of locations on a substrate using a plurality of dispensing bars. Each of the plurality of...
Optoelectronic device having an overfill material and method of assembly
An optoelectronic device (10) having an overfill material (30) that protects components of the optoelectronic device (10) and a method for assembling the...
Circuit board features with reduced parasitic capacitance and method
A method for fabricating circuit board conductors with desirable processing and reduced self and mutual capacitance. The method generally entails forming a metal...
System for communicating user-selected criteria filter prepared at
wireless client to communication server for...
In a main embodiment, prestage filtering is applied via user-definable filter parameters (e.g., reject, pass, or granularity filters) on data being transferred...
Data processing method and apparatus operable on an irrational
A data processing apparatus (200) which improves the accuracy of resultant data. The data processing apparatus includes an input (220, 222) configured to receive...
Reset recovery in a microprocessor controlled device
A method for recovering from a reset in a microprocessor includes steps of evaluating a predetermined pattern in a volatile memory (102), determining the type of...
Method and apparatus used in a simulcast radio communication system for
providing improved local time
A technique is used in a simulcast radio communication system (200) for providing improved local time information. The technique includes, in a fixed portion...
Behind the ear communication device
A behind the ear communication device (200) has a housing (205) with a form factor to provide a comfortable fit across a wide variety of users. Particularly, the...
Programmable cryptographic processing system and method
A programmable crypto processing system (10) includes several processing resources (14, 16, 26) implemented on a single ULSI die. The processing system is both...
Method and apparatus for performing a modulation
A method and apparatus for producing phase reference signals for use in a quadrature modulation circuit are disclosed. The quadrature modulation circuit includes...
Method and apparatus for handoff within a communication system
In a communication system (100) where a remote unit is given a time offset for a base station (102) and hands off to the base station (102) if the remote unit...
Sensing circuit and method
The occurrence of invalid data transitions on an output data bus (17) are reduced with an improved data sensing circuit (20). In a single block memory...
Semiconductor device memory cell and method for selectively erasing the
An electrically erasable programmable read only memory (EEPROM) array (30) that includes rows and columns of memory cells. Word lines (WL0 and WL1) are...
Electrically programmable memory and method of programming
An electrically programmable memory having floating gate FET cells (10.2) each having a drain electrode (10.10), and a source electrode (10.8); a first voltage...
Multilayer ceramic package with low-variance embedded resistors
A multilayer electronic component (200) is provided. The component includes a substrate package assembly (202) with a set of stacked insulated sheets of a...
Circuit for RF buffer and method of operation
An RF buffer (10) supplies a single ended output signal and differential output signals. An average voltage of the differential output signals is compared to a...
Variable time delay network method and apparatus therof
A variable time delay network (210) includes segments (270, 260) which are connected in parallel to form variable time delay network (210). Segment (270)...
Method and apparatus for high efficiency power amplification
A method and apparatus for efficient power amplification of a wideband signal with a correspondingly wide modulation bandwidth includes an envelope detector...
Prescaler system circuits
A prescaler system (100) has a prescaler circuit (102) coupled to a divider (104), wherein the divider includes an improved dynamic flip flop divider (118). The...
Circuit and method of extending the linear range of a phase frequency
A wireless communication system (10) uses a phase detector (28) having a first pair of flip-flops (50, 56) for detecting the phase difference between an input...
Line driver circuit with reduced power consumption
A differential line driver circuit has a first operational amplifier (202) and a second operational amplifier (204). The operational amplifiers use resistors...
Sub-miniature high efficiency battery charger exploiting leakage
inductance of wall transformer power supply,...
A battery charger (100) suitable for sub-miniaturization and connection to a wall transformer power supply (20) to charge a battery (30). The battery charger...
Electron emissive film and method
A method for forming an electron emissive film (200, 730, 830) includes the steps of: (i) evaporating a graphite source (120, 620) in a cathodic arc deposition...
Semiconductor device including a memory cell and peripheral portion and
method for forming same
A semiconductor device including a substrate (220) having a primary surface, a memory cell (202) provided on the substrate, the memory cell (202) including a...
Method of forming a semiconductor image sensor and structure
An image sensor (10) has an image sensing element that includes an N-type conducting region (26) and a P-type pinned layer (37). The two regions form two P-N...
High breakdown voltage resurf HFET
A high breakdown voltage HFET includes a reduced surface field (RESURF) layer of p-type conductivity GaN positioned on a substrate with a channel layer of n-type...
Carbon electrode material for electrochemical cells and method of making
A method (50) of fabricating a microscopically dense amorphous carbon material for use as an electrode (20) in an electrochemical cell (10) includes the steps of...
Handheld data terminal
Secure bus arbiter interconnect arrangement
An apparatus is provided to handle classes of data in computer systems that must not be permitted to intermingle due to their security classifications or...
Electronic circuit for a portable electronic device
An electronic circuit (200) for a portable electronic device includes an energy source interface (202), a load (204) coupled to the energy source interface...
Radiotelephone service planning system and method for determining a best
server for a communication connection
A radiotelephone service planning system (10) and method determines best servers in communication systems by determining a interference based communication...
Method of performing handoff in a wireless communication system
The present invention provides a method for determining whether to handoff in a wireless communication system (100). The system (100) collects first ...
Signal processing apparatus with stages in a signal path operating as
LFSR of alternable type and method for...
According to the present invention, an LFSR (300) has a propagation path (30) of serially coupled stages (65) and gates (80-3, 80-4), a feedforward path (10) of...
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser semiconductor chip with
integrated drivers and photodetectors and method...
A vertical cavity surface emitting laser semiconductor chip including a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) formed on a substrate, a photodetector,...
Method for measuring time and structure therefor
A time measurement circuit (100) measures a time interval between two events. The time measurement circuit (100) includes two digital phase counters (10' and...