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Technique for providing broadcast services in a cellular network
A technique for providing broadcast services to a subscriber station includes determining (904) when a first broadcast frame that is to be transmitted on a...
Method and apparatus for determining location of a communication device
A reference device determines its distance from a communication device by first using a training process to determine a calibrated time delay for the...
Method for selecting content for transfer or synchronization between
A method, a tap initiator, and tap target in a close proximity communication are disclosed. A tap interface 106 may initiate a tap with a tap target 104. The...
Closed-loop transmission feedback in wireless communication systems
An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing wireless communication terminal, that communicates with a base unit, obtains a set of analog coefficients by...
Method and system for facilitating channel measurements in a communication
A method and system for facilitating channel measurements in a communication network is disclosed. The method includes contending for a control channel to...
System and method for credit-based channel transmission scheduling (CBCTS)
Credit based channel transmission scheduling (CBCTS) of packet data units (PDUs) on a downlink channel is provided based on priority, quantity, and timing...
Method and device for routing mesh network traffic
A method and device for routing to a non-mesh network a first data flow received at a first mesh gateway via a wireless link as provided improves network...
Electronic device and electronic assembly
An electronic assembly and electronic device used for radio frequency communications are presented. The electronic device has a housing and an antenna feed...
Method for measuring the time of arrival of radio signals
A method for measuring the time of arrival of radio signals within a network comprises receiving the received signals including at least a first pseudorandom...
Method and apparatus for controlling charging of a battery in a
The application discloses a method and apparatus for controlling the charging of a battery in a communication device. The method includes sensing temperature of...
Method and apparatus as pertains to a biometric template and a
At a two-way communications apparatus (200) of choice, one can detect (101) a two-way communications apparatus user instruction and then, in response to...
Method and apparatus for radio link control padding for enhanced general
packet radio service
A method (300) for radio link control padding is shown. In its simplest form, it can include the steps of: providing (310) N bytes of data from a base station;...
Call group management using the session initiation protocol
A method, apparatus, and electronic device for hierarchical communications are disclosed. A connection interface 1260 may receive a query. A processor 1210 may...
Apparatus for charging a portable electronic device having a rotatable
An apparatus (100) that charges a portable electronic device having a rotatable housing is disclosed. The apparatus can include a first portable electronic...
Apparatus and method for uplink scheduling on shared channels
A network controller or base station (502), allocates resources and indicates a minimum priority level below which, mobile stations may not transmit data via...
Methods for transfer of user identity between wireless communication
Embodiments of methods are provided for transferring a user identity from one wireless communication device to another in a wireless communication system having...
Method and apparatus for transmission within a multi-carrier communication
Multiple transmit antenna transmission together with preferably pseudo-random, antenna-specific, scrambling (PRAS) is utilized to scramble incoming data...
Method and apparatus for highly scalable intraframe video coding
An apparatus and method is provided for highly scalable intraframe video coding. The conventional macroblock DCT tools are integrated with the subband filter...
Multi-mode wireless communication device and method
A multimode wireless communication device capable of communicating pursuant to first and second communication protocols, including a method wherein a...
System and method for downlink signaling for high speed uplink packet
A wireless communication system (100) and method for providing high speed uplink packet access from user equipment (128, 130) to a base station (114, 116, 118,...
Methods and apparatus for controlling congestion in a communication
A subscriber unit: sends a media flow to a correspondent host; receives, from the correspondent host, an indication of a level of congestion in the...
Method for requesting the termination of a communication session
A method for terminating a communication session is present. During a communication session in which communication devices are in communication through a...
Method and device for improving battery life of a mobile station
A method (150) and device (200) for conserving energy in a power storage device of a mobile station (102, 110), including: selecting (155) an alert mode...
Mobile station, wireless communication system and method of operation
A mobile station (105, 200) operable in a wireless communication system (100), the mobile station including means (218, 202 of 105) for reporting to a location...
Wide area mobile communications over femto-cells
A method and apparatus is provided for hand-off of a mobile User Equipment (UE) across a femto cellular network. The method includes dynamically clustering a...
Method and apparatus for providing channel quality feedback in a wireless
A wireless communication system that provides periodic channel quality feedback adjusts a channel condition reporting period for a subscriber station based on...
Method and apparatus for processing radio frequency signals
A method and apparatus for processing a radio frequency (RF) signal is provided. The method includes generating a periodic square wave local oscillator (LO)...
Broadband self adjusting quadrature signal generator and method thereof
Low noise phase quadrature signals are generated after receiving a clock signal and adjusting the clock signal in response to a feedback signal to generate a...
Hand-held communication device with auxiliary input apparatus, and method
A hand-held communication device (100), such as a cellular telephone or a personal digital assistant (PDA), comprises a sensor assembly (200) and an auxiliary...
Method to indicate status of channels assigned to a talkgroup in a
multi-site conventional communication system
A method for indicating the status of communication channels assigned to a talkgroup includes: determining the channels in various sites in a conventional...
Method and system for retry of packet data calls
A method and system for retry of a packet data call. The method can include the steps of attempting (210) an IP registration with a mobile unit (110) to make a...
Method and apparatus for a wireless mobile device with SIM challenge
A wireless mobile device (104) provides challenge/response based authentication by receiving a first portion of a challenge (132) from an external...
Parent and child mobile communication devices with feature control and
A parent mobile station (100) may establish a communication link (106) via a wireless network (104) using any appropriate technology. The parent mobile station...
Communications network and management arbitrator
A method, information processing system, and network that expands safety network coverage for first responder safety within a building environment. Activity of...
Method, device and system for temporarily selecting a timeslot
Temporarily selecting a TDMA timeslot by a radio communication device to thereby allow the radio communication device to communicate, through at least one...
Method and apparatus for transmitting a superframe across a communication
A method and apparatus includes a scheduling entity (308) for scheduling and transmitting the superframe (402) across a communication network (200). The...
Receiver having multi-antenna log likelihood ratio generation with channel
A receiver and methods of operation wherein Log-Likelihood-Ratio calculation are performed for arbitrary channel estimators with linear ...
Establishing communication pathways between infrastructure devices in a
group communication system implemented...
A method and apparatus is provided for establishing communication pathways between infrastructure devices in a wide area communication network prior to...
Coupled multiband antenna
Free space antenna structures are presented in which multiple radiating elements are disposed proximate to each other. In a structure containing two radiating...
Method and device for controlling vibrational and light effects using
instrument definitions in an audio file...
An audio file format is provided, which includes definitions for one or more instruments, and definitions for one or more notes, that are associated with one or...
System and method for providing congestion control in a communication
system utilizing scheduled access...
A first communication channel is used by a communication unit for communicating with a base site. The first communication channel has an inbound link and an...
Countermeasures against original background retrieval
A device and method of modifying an image containing a foreground and an original or substitute background are disclosed. Boundary pixels contain only the...
Compensation for nonuniform delayed group communications
A method for synchronizing audio reproduction in collocated end devices is presented. Each of the devices auto-correlates using noise to determine a threshold...
Method and apparatus for video signal processing
A first video signal processor (103) receives a first encoded video signal from which a video unit (201) generates a second encoded video signal, where the...
Motion graphics keying in the compressed domain
Motion graphics keying in the compressed domain may be accomplished by receiving a compressed video stream comprising one or more source macroblocks, receiving...
Broadcast messaging in wireless communication networks
A method for receiving a broadcast message in a wireless communication device is disclosed. The device receives a broadcast message that has associated...
System and method for building wireless applications with intelligent
mapping between user interface and data...
A system and method for generating a screen element, based on a data object, of a component application is disclosed. The component application includes a data...