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Torsion spring mechanism supportive of a flexible printed circuit
Disclosed is a torsion spring mechanism that supports and guides a flexible printed circuit for use in an electronic device with a sliding motion. The spring...
Modular universal parts and personality parts of a docketing system
The disclosed docking systems for an electronic device may provide any accessory function and may include more than one connector such as a battery charger...
Field effect mode electro-optical device having a quasi-random photospacer
A segmented optical shutter (200) is used with a high-resolution display (101) to provide a dynamic user interface (400) for a portable electronic device (100)....
Distributed digital signature generation
A server, e.g., a client (105, 107, 109), receives a request for a digital signature to be applied to digital information, obtains a representation of the...
Method and system for managing a communication link in a communication
A method and apparatus for managing a communication link in a communication network are provided. A continuous actuation button is configured to initiate a...
Method to improve diversity gain in a cooperative spectrum sensing network
A cooperative sensing technique (300) operates by selecting a group of subscribers (302) from a secondary system, measuring a cooperative sensing metric (306)...
Method and base station for managing calls in wireless communication
A method for managing a plurality of call origination requests is provided. The method includes receiving (204) the plurality of call origination requests from...
Method and apparatus for controling output power of communication
Communication equipment includes a circuit generating an RF input signal; a PA receiving a supply voltage, receiving the RF input signal, and providing an...
Distributing a broadband resource locator over a narrowband audio stream
A method to transmit a broadband multimedia resource locator using a narrowband communication system embeds the broadband multimedia resource locator into a...
IP layer-handoff using mobility domains and IP caching
The disclosure relates to fast roaming techniques which can reduce L3 handoff delay when a mobile access point and/or a mobile host roams back to a previously...
Method and apparatus for use in wireless communications
A method (700) of operation in a cellular communication system including at least one base station and, associated with the at least one base station, a...
Method and apparatus for correcting phase offset errors in a communication
A frequency synthesizer that utilizes locked loop circuitry, for example delay locked loop and/or phase locked loop circuits is provided with a means for...
Method and apparatus for providing electrically isolated closely spaced
features on a printed circuit board
A method and apparatus for forming controlled stress fractures in metal produces electrically isolated, closely spaced circuit sub-entities for use on a...
Visual morphing using directionally selective microprisms
An optical waveguide (106) with directional microprisms (116) and multidirectional light sources (110)(112) are provided for providing overlapping morphing...
Thin microprojector with switched beam bender and method of operating the
A video projector includes a reduced size spatial light modulator (400) that spatially modulates light from a light source (502) according to only a portion...
Messaging interface systems and methods
Disclosed are systems and methods for delivering a plurality of sender messages and recipient messages on an interface. The interface can receive a first sender...
Method and devices for enabling a multi-mode device to establish a session
through multiple networks
A method, device, and computer-readable storage element enables a multi-mode device to establish a session through multiple networks in a communication system....
Method and apparatus for resource assignment in a sensor network
Resources are assigned in a network of sensor nodes by a first sensor node of the network detecting an event and collecting data samples for the event,...
Dynamic spectrum allocation (DSA) in a communication network
A method of dynamically allocating RF communication channels to a wireless communication device (102). A plurality of dynamic spectrum allocation (DSA) channels...
Routing protocol within hybrid-cellular networks
In order to establish routing to/from a base station within a hybrid-cellular network, each network element is assigned a "class" based on a received signal...
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...