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Method for converting contention busied calls in a wireless
Upon detecting a contention between a call request and an active call (404), the call request is added to a busy queue as a contention busied call (412) and at...
Communication device controlled by appointment information stored
therein, and method therefor
A communication device (100) whose operations are synchronized to a stored appointment book (117). The communication device (100) comprises a controller (116)...
Method and apparatus for coordinating an operating channel selection
Methods of and corresponding apparatus for scheduling messages on an operating channel (123) in a selective messaging system (100) for a selective messaging unit...
Thermoelectrically cooled low noise amplifier and method
A space-based communication system (30), includes a transmission terminal having a transmission antenna (42) and a power amplifier (40) to power the transmission...
Cellular communication systems (20) use repeaters (50) to communicate with subscriber units (24) otherwise shadowed from base stations (22). A networked repeater...
Telephone set having a microphone for receiving or an earpiece for
generating an acoustic signal via a keypad
A telephone set (10) comprises a first housing (12), a second housing (14), a rotate (54) or a slide (34) mechanism, a microphone (16), an earpiece (18) and a...
Alphanumeric message composing method using telephone keypad
An interactive method for composing an alphanumeric message by a caller using a telephone keypad includes storing (215) a lexical database (135) from which...
Device and method for generating and detecting tones in a digital data
In a digital communication device adapted to be coupled to a digital network and having an analog port adapted for interconnecting an analog device to the...
Bit-wise conditional write method and system for an MRAM
A bit-wise conditional write method and apparatus to minimize power consumption in integrated circuit (IC) magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) systems....
Method and system for beamforming at baseband in a communication system
In a satellite communication system, beamforming is performed at baseband frequencies forming only beams which convey information. A received signal is applied...
Method and apparatus in a wireless messaging system for dynamic creation
of directed simulcast zones
Base transmitters (116) of a wireless messaging system are pre-programmed (802) with location identifiers (216) for identifying the positions at which the base...
Low current drain switch interface circuit
A low current drain switch interface circuit includes an input terminal (105), coupled to a first terminal (201) of a diode (115). A voltage follower circuit...
Circuit for tracking rapid changes in mid-point voltage of a data signal
A circuit (11) for tracking rapid changes in peak and trough voltages of a data signal includes a peak detector circuit (13) and a trough detector circuit (14)...
Field emission device having component capture frame
A field emission device (100, 200) includes a cathode plate (102) having a plurality of electron emitters (532), an anode plate (104) disposed to receive...
Optical device packages containing an optical transmitter die
An optical device package (18) includes an optical transmitter die (10) encapsulated within mold material (20). The mold material (20) allows light emitted from...
Semiconductor component and method of manufacture
A semiconductor component includes an asymmetric transistor having two lightly doped drain regions (1300, 1701), a channel region (1702), a source region (1916)...
Iridium ultra-high capacity battery design
Data processing system and method which detect unauthorized memory
A data processing system (10) which detects unauthorized memory accesses has trap door logic (17) that receives memory address bus (16) signals from a processor...
Method and apparatus for implementing floating point projection
A floating point unit (60) capable of executing projection instructions provides performance improvement in multiple precision floating point arithmetic. The...
Proxy host computer and method for accessing and retrieving information
between a browser and a proxy
A query (160) is sent from a browser (100, 101) to a proxy (300) directed to an information source (140) in a networked data communications system. In one...
A charging base (4500) having a rear wall portion including center rear wall portion (4523) provides an incline for a radiotelephone when a contoured edge (792)...
Broadband multicarrier amplifier system and method using envelope
elimination and restoration
An amplifier system (100) for transmitting wideband multicarrier communication signals in a satellite communication system uses wideband envelope elimination and...
Apparatus for amplifying an RF signal
According to the apparatus of the present disclosure, dual gate control and dual gain control uses variable voltages on the gates of first stage (302) and a...
Amplifier circuit and method for increasing linearity of the amplifier
An amplifier circuit (10) and a method for increasing linearity of the amplifier circuit. The amplifier circuit (10) has a limiter (13) that generates a phase...
Apparatus and method for initiating a reminder alarm action in a
A subscriber unit (100) of a messaging system initiates (226) a reminder alarm action. The user generates (210) an intended message to be sent as an inbound...
Transcoder for use in an ATM-based communications system
An ATM hub transcoder system (AXC) is coupled to a base station controller (BSC), a mobile switching center (MSC), and a base transceiver subsystem (BTS). In one...
Method and system for controlling speech encoding in a communication
A method and system for controlling speech encoding in a communication system utilizes feedback information such as packet modification control data (154) sent...
Method of and apparatus for reducing a power consumption of a
A mobile station (102) has electrical circuitry (301) that operates to reduce power consumption. A synthesizer (318) is tuned so that a receiver (314) receives a...
Memory data bus architecture and method of configuring multi-wide word
A memory device (50) contains a first array of memory (12) and a second array of memory (14). The arrays (12 and 14) are coupled to four segmented current data...
Microelectronic assembly including an antenna element embedded within a
polymeric card, and method for forming same
A microelectronic assembly (10) includes a polymeric card (12) that includes a substantially planar major surface (18). An integrated circuit component (14) is...
Information message display method
A method is used in a selective call receiver (SCR) (100) for displaying information messages received by the SCR on a multiline display (124) of the SCR....
Phase detection apparatus
A phase detector circuit includes a first flip flop, a second flip flop, a first charge pump and a second charge pump. Outputs of the flip flops directly enable...
Battery charger having moving door housing for a battery
A battery charger includes a main housing (103). A well (108) in the main housing is for receipt of an electronic device (102) including a battery. A door...
Tamper proof safety circuit
An electronic device (100) includes electrical circuitry (130), a housing (105) in which the electronic circuitry (130) is situated, a cover (110) for enclosing...
Protection circuit for a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device having a substrate with a first conductivity type. The substrate has a top substrate region that also has the first conductivity type. A...
Semiconductor device having a metal containing layer overlying a gate
A method of forming a semiconductor device includes providing a substrate (10) and depositing a gate dielectric (12) overlying the substrate (10). A gate is...
Method of fabricating bio-chip arrays
A method of fabricating one or more arrays of bio-molecule test sites including providing a solution containing bio-molecule probes in contact with the surface...
Sensors for electrically sensing binding events for supported molecular
A first sensor (18) for electrically sensing a molecular binding event includes a receptor-supporting element (20) into which a reagent is diffusable, at least...
Method and system for performing a binding assay
A method of performing a binding assay which comprises the steps of separating a plurality of sample fragments into a plurality of subsamples and applying each...
Described is battery comprising a flexible pouch with two compartments wherein an electrochemical device is in the first compartment and the second compartment...
Method of processing a semiconductor device
Alignment of a blade (60) to an electrostatic chuck (53) is accomplished using an alignment tool (30) and an alignment pin (40) to align a port (534) in the...
Video accessory device for a cellular telephone
Housing for a two-way portable communication device
Multiple context software analysis
A method for multiple context analysis of software applications in a multiprocessing (22, 23), multithreaded computer environment utilizes instrumentation code...
Satellite communication system and method thereof
A system facilitates global cellular communication by utilizing a gateway satellite (1000) which communicates with low-earth orbiting satellites (10, 20) via...
Method for determining accuracy of a circuit assembly process and
machine employing the same
Accuracy of a circuit assembly process (100) is determined by capturing an image (306, 1008) of an assembly formed on a substrate by the circuit assembly process...
Communication method and device
A system (100) and method of improving activation security allows a remote device (104) to identify that there is a difference between a first signal transmitted...
Apparatus and method for signal timing error detection
Apparatus in a receiver (109) and analogous method for detecting or acquiring a timing reference or error for a data signal, including a receiver front end (201)...
Method and apparatus for equallization in an asymmetric digital
aubscriber line communications system
An equalizer (106, 146) for use in systems such as an asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) transceiver (5) reduces the number of calculations required for...
Microelectronic assembly having slidable contacts and method for
manufacturing the assembly
A microelectronic assembly and a method for manufacturing the assembly include an integrated circuit component attached to a substrate via polymeric bodies. The...