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Method and apparatus for communicating summarized data
In a main embodiment, select and summary (S&S) indices (213, 228) are used to provide user flexibility in reviewing and requesting otherwise filtered data. Both...
Output-processing circuit for a neural network and method of using same
An output-processing circuit for a neural network, which may be implemented on an integrated circuit, comprises at least one latch and at least one adder....
Control circuit for controlling power supplied to an igniter element and
A control circuit (52) for controlling power supplied to an igniter element (54), includes a first input (70) for receiving an encoded input signal generated in...
Apparatus and method for diagnosis of catalyst performance
A method and apparatus converts time-resolved sensor signals into transfer functions and/or cumulative transfer function signals which can be attained by...
Multimedia file, supporting multiple instances of media types, and
method for forming same
A multimedia file and method for forming the same organize instances of multimedia information according to media information type (e.g., audio, video, MIDI,...
Method for reducing use of interzone audio resources in a multizone
A radio communication system includes a plurality of sites that each belong to one of a plurality of zones. The plurality of zones are each linked to a zone...
Multiple-user communication unit and method for operating in a satellite
A multiple-user subscriber unit (MCU) (110) is used by subscribers (240) in a group of subscribers to obtain communications services from the communication...
System and method for facilitating a handoff of at least one mobile unit
in a telecommunication system
A method and system for facilitating a handoff of a remote mobile unit in a communication system 12 having a plurality of base stations (16 and 22), employs base...
Messaging system providing flexible roaming and method therefor
A message transmission system (100) and method for providing flexible roaming to a receiving device (126) which includes a code memory (422) which stores...
Method and apparatus for registering mobile user groups with a radio
A method and apparatus for a communication system (100) to register groups of co-located users in a mobile vehicle (110) involves collecting (200) registration...
Wireless communication device having an electromagnetic wave proximity
A wireless communication device (101), such as a radiotelephone or a pager, comprises a signal generator (200), a radiator (202), a sensor (204) and a controller...
Method for bumping and packaging semiconductor die
An electrical interconnect structure, including a first component (300), a second component (320), and an electrical interconnect electrically and mechanically...
Method of fabricating vertical FET with Schottky diode
A method of fabricating an integrated VFET and Schottky diode including forming a source region on the upper surface of a substrate so as to define a channel....
Methods of fabricating and contacting ultra-small semiconductor devices
A method of fabricating ultra-small semiconductor devices including providing a mesa on a substrate. A plurality of overlying layers of semiconductor material...
Method, apparatus, and computer instruction for enabling gain control in
a digital signal processor
A digital signal processor (10) for implementing a gain instruction. The gain instruction, when decoded, controls a multiplexer (43) to select a gain control...
Method, client device, server and computer readable medium for
specifying and negotiating compression of...
A method (500), client device (700), server (800) and computer readable medium (900) provide a scheme for negotiating compression of universal resource...
Method and apparatus for providing verified message receipt in a
A method and apparatus for providing a verified message receipt in a messaging system (10) notifies users (30) when messaging system subscribers (40) retrieve...
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser with shaped cavity mirror and
method of fabrication
VCSEL with integrated shaped cavity mirror and method of fabrication including a substrate element, a first stack of distributed Bragg reflectors disposed on a...
Long wavelength vertical cavity surface emitting laser with oxidation
layers and method of fabrication
A VCSEL for emitting long wavelength light and method of fabrication including a substrate element, a first stack of distributed Bragg reflectors, a first oxide...
Apparatus and method for concurrent search content addressable memory
A circuit and method is provided for implementing a content addressable memory circuit (100) in which an output word is produced which corresponds to the content...
Electrochemical capacitor used for thermal management
An electronic device (220) includes a component (105), such as a microprocessor, that generates heat and an electrochemical capacitor (200) used for thermal...
Laser mount positioning device and method of using same
The invention provides a simple, accurate, low-cost, and repeatable method for using an illumination device (110) to facilitate the alignment of two components...
Antenna assembly for a radiotelephone
An antenna (116) includes an antenna cap (1300), a helical coil (1302), and a bushing (1304). The antenna cap (1300) is sized to fit the helical coil (1302) and...
Circuit and method for calibrating a digital-to-analog converter
A high precision DAC (10) incorporates a low precision DAC (18) and current sources (15(A)-15(O)) whose full-scale currents are adjusted to match a reference...
Housing unit including a latching mechanism with a cam
A housing unit (302) includes a latching mechanism (106) having a cylindrical head (202), a cylindrical rod (204), a cam (206), and a catch (208). The latching...
Electrophoresis apparatus and method involving parallel channels
An electrophoresis apparatus includes a substrate (34) which supports a filling region (22) and a plurality of electrophoresis lanes (20). The filling region...
Apparatus and method for securing electronic information in a wireless
An apparatus (200) for securing electronic information (205) includes a microcontroller (202) and an external memory (204) coupled thereto. The microcontroller...
Data processor with transparent operation during a background mode and
A data processor such as an integrated circuit microcontroller (10) includes a central processing unit (12), a system integration module (14), and on-chip...
Active spacecraft thermal control system and method
A spacecraft (10) has combined propulsion and active thermal control systems. A propellant storage tank (20) couples to a pressurant storage tank (18). A working...
Method and apparatus for predicting signal characteristics in a wireless
The apparatus includes a memory for storing representations of a microcellular transmitter and a macrocellular transmitter. The representation of the...
Expedited visited gateway access methods and systems
Methods (100, 150, 200) and systems (10, 30, 41) are used to expedite access for a period of time for those subscriber units (30) which have previously executed...
Method and apparatus for producing delay of a carrier signal for
implementing spatial diversity in a...
A method and apparatus for implementing spatial diversity utilizing coaxial interconnections between a plurality of receivers, transmitters and radiating...
Portable-mobile radiotelephone architecture and method for mobile
personal security systems
A portable-mobile personal security system and method for a vehicle includes establishing a telephone call (407) from a portable radiotelephone (101) through a...
Sampling phase detector and multiple frequency band termination circuit
A multiple band termination circuit, comprising a first resistor coupled in signal communication with an input and an open stub to form a nominal termination at...
Configuration single chip receiver integrated circuit architecture
A single-chip transceiver integrated circuit (100) has multiple on-chip circuits that implement receiver functions, transmitter functions, and audio processing...
Closeable communication device and method of operating same
A closeable communication device (102) has a housing (105) movable between a closed position (200) and an opened position (114) and a controller (304) disposed...
Automatic measurement of GPS cable delay time
A method and apparatus accurately synchronizes a communications equipment (101) to a precise 1 PPS signal (229) when the remote GPS equipment (112) and the...
Semiconductor laser package with power monitoring system
A semiconductor laser package including a plastic resin housing for encapsulating a vertical cavity surface emitting laser. The semiconductor laser package...
Programming method for nonvolatile memories
A programming method for a floating gate memory circuit (100) includes a block erase (step 81) in which a first programming signal is applied to memory cells of...
Low switching field magnetic tunneling junction for high density arrays
A low switching field magnetic tunneling junction memory cell including an antiferromagnetically coupled structure having first and second magnetoresistive...
Teleconference system with visual display terminal
A teleconference system including a display terminal composed of an image source, a plurality of optical elements, a display screen and a planar optical...
Method and device for input of text messages from a keypad
A method of text entry into a device by activating keys of a keypad (16), where a key represents various characters. Input is delivered to a processor (30)...
MMIC power amplifier with diagonal circuitry
A multistage MMIC power amplifier with diagonal oriented field effect transistors (FETs) provides higher power output for a smaller MMIC die size. Corporate feed...
Circuit with hot electron protection and method
An I/O circuit whose output receives a voltage V.sub.PAD which is temporarily higher than a critical voltage V.sub.DS MAX >V.sub.DS 1 across drain and source...
Circuit with hysteresis and method using same
An apparatus and method is provided with hysteresis for switching a load according to an input signal. There is a transfer gate for transferring a first signal...
Switching circuit for an inductive load
In a circuit, switch (1) switches a current from a reference voltage terminal through an inductive element (3). The energy stored in the magnetic field...
Integrated circuit pad structure with high temperature heating element
and method therefor
Heater circuits (13) are placed in close proximity or integrated with connection points (12) of an integrated circuit. A connection point is an area where a wire...
Low power data processing system for interfacing with an external device
and method therefor
A data processor (10) flexibly interfaces with both a variety of memory devices and external peripheral devices. A control register (94) is provided for...
Method and apparatus for controlling conditional branch execution in a
A pipelined data processing system (10) includes a scheme for selectively controlling forward branch prediction and backward branch prediction, as well as...