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Apparatus and method for high speed data and command transfer over an
The apparatus and method for high speed data and command transfer over an interface (202), such as an ISA or PCMCIA bus or interface, includes a transceiver...
Electronic device with holographic keypad
An electronic device (100) has a keypad (150) that is backed by holographic film material (155) to enhance keypad lighting and overall appearance. Images (252)...
Telephone and method for concurrent registration of two identification
numbers using multi-number sim card
A telephone includes a SIM card reader which receives SIM cards. The SIM card may contain two or more telephone numbers for which the phone is activated. One of...
Apparatus and method for tuning the gain of a transmitter utilizing
A transmitter has a loop switch (132) and a feedback switch (127), which are operated by a control circuit (134). An unamplified value is obtained by connecting...
Communication device having a reduced level of hazardous substances
A communication device is designed to contain the lowest possible level of toxic or hazardous materials, so that when it is eventually disposed of, it will not...
Method for preventing electroplating of copper on an exposed surface at
the edge exclusion of a semiconductor wafer
A method for forming a copper interconnect (54) begins by depositing a barrier layer (48). An intermediate layer (50) is formed over the barrier layer (48) by...
Method of fabricating a semiconductor device with a thinned substrate
A method of fabricating a semiconductor device on thinned wide bandgap material including providing a support having a planar surface and a semiconductor...
Optoelectronic device and method of assembly
An optoelectronic connector (10) coupled to a fiber ferrule (38) containing an optical fiber (39) and a method for coupling the optoelectronic connector (10) to...
Portable radiotelephone arrangement having a battery pack and a
A portable radiotelephone (100) arrangement is disclosed. The portable radiotelephone is preferably foldable and comprises a first housing (102) and a second...
Method for forming a titanate thin film on silicon, and device formed
A method for forming a dielectric layer onto a substrate having a silicon surface includes initially depositing an oxidizable metal thin film onto the surface...
Planar antenna with patch radiators for wide bandwidth
A microstrip antenna (100) achieves wider bandwidth by using an asymmetric radiating structure (110). The radiating structure (110) supports at least two...
Acoustic wave ladder filter with effectively increased coupling
coefficient and method of providing same
An acoustic wave ladder filter (30) with lossy inductances (42) connected in parallel with resonators (40). Shunt sections (36,37) of the ladder filter (30)...
Method for an electronic device to detect the presence of a battery
A battery (104) is connected to a host device (106), the host device is an electrical or electronic device, such as a cellular telephone. The battery is...
Leadframe having continuously reducing width and semiconductor device
including such a leadframe
A leadframe (100) has a flag having an outer contour that tapers from first and second opposing ends (160, 162) to a common point, the midline (200) of the flag....
Housing assembly including a latch mechanism and a selective call
A housing assembly includes a housing (100) and a door (102). The housing has a first opening (115) and includes a selective call receiver (200). The door is...
Portable communications device
Transaction methods systems and devices
A transaction system includes a computer (20) which performs a transaction method comprising steps of receiving a first data element indicating an item in a...
Method, device and system for a memory-efficient random-access
pronunciation lexicon for text-to-speech synthesis
A method (400, 900, 1000, 1100), device (1205, 1306) and system (1207, 1308) provide memory-efficient encoding of the random-access lexicon for a text-to-speech...
Method, device and article of manufacture for neural-network based
A method (2000), device (2200) and article of manufacture (2300) provide, in response to orthographic information, efficient generation of a phonetic...
Speaker identification system and method
A speaker identification system (10) employs a supervised training process (100) that uses row action projection (RAP) to generate speaker model data for a set...
Method of local routing and transcoder therefor
A transcoder of a communication system is arranged to selectively embed (104) a data pattern into a call (102) to produce a slow-rate data channel in the call...
Apparatus and method for producing a plurality of output signals with
fixed phase relationships therebetween
An apparatus and method produce a plurality of output signals (917-921) with fixed phase relationships therebetween. The apparatus (900) includes a first signal...
Method and apparatus for conserving energy in a selective call receiver
A radio communication system (5) includes a transmitting unit (1) coupled to at least one controller (6). The controller (6) is adapted to subdivide the SCR's...
Satellite-based ring alert apparatus and method of use
A satellite communication system provides users with global cellular coverage. To facilitate delivery of calls to users having subscriber units, a fixed channel...
Semiconductor encapsulation method
An encapsulant (17) is applied to a semiconductor wafer (16). The bottom surface (28) of the wafer (16) is held substantially planar while curing the encapsulant...
Microelectronic assembly including a decomposable encapsulant, and
method for forming and reworking same
A microelectronic assembly (10) includes an integrated circuit component (14) spaced apart from a substrate (12) by a gap filled with a polymeric encapsulant...
Method for fabricating an integrated field emission device
A method for fabricating an integrated field emission device (90) includes the steps of: (1) providing a substrate (52), (2) forming a conductive layer (54) on...
Method and apparatus for in-line measuring backside wafer-level
contamination of a semiconductor wafer
A method and apparatus for detecting copper (Cu) contamination on the backside of a wafer (120) begins by providing the wafer (120). The wafer (120) is rotated...
Method and apparatus in a wireless communication system for splitting a
browser functionality between a...
A browser functionality is split between a wireless client (122) and an infrastructure portion (102) of a wireless communication system. The infrastructure...
Cascadable content addressable memory and system
A system for a pipeline cascaded content addressable memory CAM system for sequentially processing input data includes an input register, a CAM core, cascade...
Method and apparatus for acquiring peak and valley values of a signal
received by a radio communication device
A radio communication device (100) for tracking peaks and valleys of a signal received by a receiver (110) includes tracking circuitry (115) for approximating...
Wireless powered communication device with adaptive data detection and
The present invention expands the range over which a wireless powered communication device (500) and device reader (12) can communicate. In the present...
Digital modulator with compensation and method therefor
In a digital modulator with compensation, a digital bit stream from a microphone (705), a speech coder (706), and a channel encoder (707) is sent to an encoder...
Method and apparatus for improved autocorrelation in biphase modulated
pseudorandom noise coded systems using...
The present invention describes a method and apparatus for improving the autocorrelation performance in spread spectrum radar and communications systems by using...
Method and apparatus for selecting random values from a non-sequential
A method and apparatus for the selection of random values from a set of N non-sequential values includes software in ROM and RAM for information pool storage....
Time-shared lock indicator circuit and method for power control and
traffic channel decoding in a radio receiver
A communication device (100) includes a plurality of receiver fingers (112, 114, 116) for receiving a spread spectrum communication signal. Each receiver finger...
Transceiver and associated method for surviving fades
A time-framed communications transceiver maintains synchronization through fade conditions by resetting a counter (640) whenever new synchronization parameters...
Magnetic memory unit having four states and operating method thereof
A new structure of a magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) is presented for a high density and fast access operations. The MRAM includes two magnetic...
Quantum random address memory with polymer mixer and/or memory
Quantum pseudo-random address memory apparatus including a low dimensional plurality of address ports, a plurality of polymer nano-memory elements, polymer mixer...
Control circuit for an electromechanical device
A circuit for controlling current flow (I.sub.COIL) through a coil of an electromechanical device (101) uses a first timer (118) to measure the pulse width of a...
Method for reducing flicker and circuit therefor
A method and circuit (20) for reducing flicker. Pixel values (Y.sub.0, Y.sub.1, Y.sub.-1) are transmitted to input terminals (23, 21, 22) of the circuit (20). A...
Image scanner and display apparatus
Image scanner and display apparatus including an array of organic electroluminescent devices, each device operating as a light emitter when forward biased and as...
Folded spiral antenna for a portable radio transceiver and method of
A spiral antenna (100) having a feed-point end and a termination end for use within a portable two-way radio housing includes a ground substrate (102) and a...
Antenna assembly and communications device
An antenna assembly (10) has a rotatable antenna arm (15) with an active portion (20) and a switching portion (25), a ground plane (30) and an inductive loop...
Method and system for calibration of sectionally assembled phased array
The invention describes a method and system for the calibration of sectionally assembled phased array antennas. When a large, multi-sectioned phased array...
Method for estimating a location of a mobile unit based on at least two
Signals comprising time of transmission indications relative to a common time base (302) are transmitted by at least two fixed transceivers (110-116). When the...
Low voltage transceiver
An rf transmitter (319) used with a single cell battery (101) includes a voltage boost circuit (211) integral with a class S amplifier (290). An rf signal to be...