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Method and apparatus for log conversion with scaling
A parallel processor (110) operates in the LOG domain. A LOG converter (114) receives input data in the NORMAL and converts it to the LOG domain for processing...
Accessory connector assembly
An accessory connector assembly comprises a connector housing (102, 104), an electrical connector (106) and a circuit substrate mounted horizontally within the...
Medical communication apparatus, system, and method
A medical communication apparatus comprises a receiver (54) to receive a message and at least one output device (56) responsive to the receiver (54). The at...
Front section for a mobile radio
Radiotelephone accessory connector housing
Method, device and system for generating segment durations in a
The present invention teaches a method (400), device and system (300) utilizing at least one of: mapping a sequence of phones to a sequence of articulatory...
Radiotelephone with user perceivable visual signal quality indicator
A portable radiotelephone (100) has a signal quality indicator (110) disposed in a location on an outer surface of a housing thereof so that the indicator is...
Method and apparatus for providing communication services for
communication system users having variable speed
A method and apparatus used by a communication system (100) to optimize the re-registration of communication system users that use a variable speed multiple-user...
Method and apparatus for fast pilot channel acquisition using a matched
filter in a CDMA radiotelephone
Performance of a radiotelephone (104) in a CDMA communication system (100) is enhanced using a receiver searcher (114) that includes a matched filter (128) to...
Wide bandwidth discriminator for use in a radio receiver
A wide bandwidth frequency discriminator circuit (200) employs a wide bandwidth limiting amplifier (202) to amplify the IF signal portion of a received RF...
Method and apparatus for inbound transmission in a two-way radio
A first portable subscriber unit (122, 602) of a plurality of portable subscriber units transmits (504) an inbound message (400) on an inbound channel. The...
Continuous integration digital demodulator for use in a communication
A digital demodulator (100) for use in a communication device comprising a mixer (110) which samples a limited IF signal derived from a received radio frequency...
Method and apparatus for correcting phase and gain imbalance between
in-phase (I) and quadrature (Q) components...
A communication device (100) includes an equalizer (126) for correcting imbalance between in-phase and quadrature components of a received signal. The equalizer...
Method of processing a call while switching site affiliation in a radio
A subscriber unit handles incoming calls routed through an old server site while in the process of switching site affiliation to a new server site (500). The...
Method for transferring a data signal in a wireless communications system
The method of transferring a CDMA data signal (107) associated with a mobile station (103) which operates between a source system (202) and a target system...
Method and apparatus for providing synchronization during hard handoff
in a communication system
At the beginning of handoff processing at a target base-station, the duplicate message detection mechanism within the layer 2 (L2) signaling layer is disabled...
Ground device for communicating with an elevated communication hub and
method of operation thereof
A method and apparatus for communicating with a high-altitude communication platform (110) which combines multiple signals from multiple sources into one signal...
Electrically programmable memory, method of programming and method of
An electrically programmable memory comprising: a floating gate FET cell (10) having: a drain electrode, and a source electrode; means for applying to the drain...
Static random access memory cell having a thin film transistor (TFT)
pass gate connection to a bit line
A memory circuit and method of formation uses a transmission gate (24) as a select gate. The transmission gate (24) contains a transistor (30) which is an...
Suspended monolithic microwave integrated circuit and method of
A MMIC for providing a suspended transmission medium, comprising a MMIC chip, an upper ground plane overlying and spaced from critical circuitry and a lower...
Multilayer ceramic package with floating element to couple transmission
A multilayer ceramic package (200) with a floating element (202) to couple transmission lines (214) is disclosed. The package (200) has numerous dielectric...
Apparatus and method for dynamic hardening of a digital circuit
A single event upset (SEU) sensitivity control system (42) dynamically hardens a digital circuit (48) to single event upsets. The sensitivity control system (42)...
Organic electroluminescent device with plural microcavities
An OED with a first microcavity including a first transparent spacer positioned adjacent the diode light output and a first mirror stack positioned on the first...
Semiconductor device having field isolation with a mesa or mesas
Narrow and wide, planar field isolation region (72, 74, 152, 172, 182) is formed by forming trenches (52, 54) within a substrate (10). For wide, planar field...
Edge termination structure
An edge termination structure is created by forming trench structures (14) near a PN junction. The presence of the trench structures (14) extends a depletion...
Temperature-indicating field effect transistor
A temperature-indicating field effect transistor (100) includes a transistor die (101) including a drain (103), a source (105), and a gate (107). A temperature...
Surface mount cable clip and shield clip
A clip (100) for securing a cable (202) and shield (216) to a surface (209) of a printed wiring board (208) includes a retainer (102) and a shield clip (112)....
Molecular detection apparatus
A molecular detection apparatus comprises a molecular receptor (20), a detection element (22) responsive to the molecular receptor (20), and a substrate (24)...
Energy storage device
A metal foil laminate package for an electrochemical cell has a multilayered structure (32, 34) comprising a metal foil (40) sandwiched between layers of a...
Chemical sensor and method of making same
A chemical sensor (10) is formed in part by depositing a stack of dielectric and resistive layers (13-15) on a support substrate (11). A cavity (17) is then...
System and method for delivery of information over narrow-band
System and method for delivery of information over narrow-band communications links. The system has at least a browser (12), a mobile client (10), a fixed server...
Apparatus using a logarithm based processor and an audio amplifier
An apparatus that includes a logarithm based processor (216) having at least one digital logarithm converter (202) and an audio amplifier (208) responsive to the...
Adjustable switch assembly
A switch assembly which has a mount (12), an elongate member (14), a switch (16) and a fulcrum (18). Pressing on elongate member (14) provides a force to actuate...
Printing apparatus with inflatable means for advancing a substrate
towards the stamping surface
A micro-contact printing apparatus includes a pressure chamber with a micro-contact printing stamp, a vacuum chuck, elastomeric membrane and mechanical stops...
Front section for a mobile radio
Cable access unit indoor outdoor housing
Speaker independent speech recognition system and method
An improved method of training a SISRS uses less processing and memory resources by operating on vectors instead of matrices which represent spoken commands....
Method and terminal for high bandwidth cellular data transmission
A high bandwidth cellular data (HBCD) terminal (500) uses multiple transceivers (528, 534, 5450) and modems (520, 532, 538) to simultaneously establish multiple...
Method for updating a radio affiliation database
A radio (101) affiliates with radio frequency sites (135, 145) based on a radio database (110) defining a group of valid site affiliations and a group of invalid...
Method for subscriber registration in a radio communication system
A radio communication system (100) has a subscriber unit (150) that operates to reduce registration requirements, particularly for power up operations. The...
Method and apparatus to respond to a blockage environment in a
A method and apparatus for responding to a blockage environment (50) in a communication system includes creating (158, 163) a terminal blockage profile and/or a...
Fail-safe device driver and method
A device driver (104) is used to provide a fail-safe interface between a plurality of client applications and a cryptographic card. Device driver (104) ensures...
Housing assembly for an electronic device
A housing assembly (100) for an electronic device includes a first housing portion (102), a second housing portion (104), and a slidable element (106). The first...
Method and apparatus for data transmission within a broad-band
Data transmission within a broad-band communication system occurs as follows: During time periods where a remote unit (113) is not actively communicating to a...
Method and system for generating a power control command in a wireless
In a wireless communication system using a power control command to control power of a transmitted traffic channel (58), a signal from a transmitter (64) is...
Magnetoresistive random access memory with shared word and digit lines
A high speed and high density magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) device (30) is provided. The MRAM device employs a poly-silicon word line (39a) that...
Circuit for electrostatic discharge protection
A circuit (100) ensures electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection during an ESD event. The ESD circuit (100) has a current shunting device (135), a RC trigger...
IrDA data link with VCSEL light source
A light source for use in an infra-red data association data link device including a vertical cavity surface emitting laser for emitting a beam of light along a...
Method and system for encoding
An encoding system (400) receives samples and coefficients from a bus (422). The system comprises a plurality of parallel operating memory devices (430-k),...