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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...
Method and system for operating a device
An embodiment generally relates to a method of operating a device. The method includes receiving at least one character of a sequence for a default application...
Display management for communication devices with multiple displays
Within a communication device having a plurality of displays, a method of controlling the displays can include, responsive to receiving an event from an...
Method and system for maintaining current data for wireless devices
A system includes a server to receive a request representing changes to data residing at a device. The request is received from the device that is coupled to...
Systems and methods for managing power consumption in a flow-based user
Methods and systems are provided for managing electrical power consumption in a mobile phone or other portable communications device having a battery and a...
Providing over-the-top services on femto cells of an IP edge convergence
A method is provided for enabling an over the top (OTT) service over a broadband network. The method includes receiving a registration request from a mobile...
Feedback loop with adjustable bandwidth
A feedback loop with an adjustable closed loop frequency response. The feedback loop contains adjustable pole (212, 213) and adjustable zero elements (220,221)...
Narrowband system and method for defining narrowband wideband channels in
unused wideband channels
A narrowband communication system (100) includes a base station (102) and a plurality of subscriber units (104). The base station assigns one or more wideband...
Method and apparatus for providing a distributed architecture digital
wireless communication system
A communication system supports H-ARQ, AMC, active set handoff, and scheduling functions in a distributed fashion by allowing a mobile station (MS) to signal...
Methods and apparatus for user-selectable programmable housing skin
sensors for user mode optimization and control
An embodiment relates generally to a method of operating a device. The method includes providing for a plurality of sensors, where each sensor is configured to...
Method and apparatus for feedback in closed loop transmitting
A method an apparatus is described for providing feedback for closed-loop transmitting with multiple transmit and receive antennas. The method includes a first...
Portable radio housing
Multiple PTT functionality
A communication device and method are presented. The device is in a network of devices of different groups. The device contains a push-to-talk (PTT) button, a...
System and method for providing cordless extension of communication
A method of providing a cordless extension system for a plurality of communication devices in a defined environment, the method comprising the steps of:...
Electronic device with optoelectronic input/output compensation function
for a display
Portable devices (100) that include displays (102) and are used in widely ranging ambient light conditions use selectable or adjustable optoelectronic...
System and method for processing data and control messages in a
A system and method for receiving data and control messages comprised of a series of data units is provided. The data units comprising each message are...
Methods and apparatus for data packet transmission on a network
A change in a client device is detected (306) during a transmission of a plurality of packets destined to at least one first destination used by at least one...
Method and apparatus for providing downlink acknowledgments and transmit
indicators in an orthogonal frequency...
A communication system provides downlink acknowledgments corresponding to uplink transmission using hybrid automatic repeat request to multiple users in an...
Method and apparatus for spatially optimizing surface mount pads on a ball
grid array package
Method and apparatus for spatially optimizing the arrangement of surface mount pads on a ball grid array package. An array containing T surface mount pads with...
Handheld electronic device including a variable speed input apparatus and
An improved handheld electronic device and method provide an input apparatus having a number of input members, at least a portion of the input members being...
Apparatus and method for asset tracking based on ubiquitous sensor network
using motion sensing
Provided are an apparatus and method for asset tracking based on a ubiquitous sensor network (USN) using a motion sensing. The apparatus may include: a motion...
Minimizing slot wastage using overlapping HARQ regions in OFDMA WiMAX
A method and system for minimizing slot wastage by overlapping HARQ regions in a communication system. A control region allocation (CRA) utility defines a group...
Method and device for enabling selective privacy in a push to talk (PTT)
wireless group communication session
A method and device for enabling selective privacy in a push to talk (PTT) wireless group communication session provides improved control over sharing of user...
Attachable external acoustic chamber for a mobile device
An external acoustic chamber (220) for attachment to a mobile device (200) is provided. The external acoustic chamber (220) optimizes the audio performance of...
Method and system for managing transmissions in a wireless communication
The present invention provides a method for managing transmissions in a wireless communication network (100). The method at a first node (102) of a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for uplink resource allocation in a frequency
division multiple access communication system
To address the need for a resource allocation scheme that results in a better tradeoff between the cell-edge performance and the overall spectral efficiency, a...
System and method for managing communication channel assignments for
different types of communication units in...
System and method for efficiently managing communication channel assignments within talkgroups having dual mode communication units capable of operating on a...
Method for status reporting in wireless communication systems when
one-time allocated resource is insufficent
A wireless communication terminal includes a controller configured to prompt a transceiver to transmit a partial status report accommodated by a radio resource...