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Wrist worn user interface
Method of triggering a key delivery from a mesh key distributor
A mesh station applying for access to a network includes a list of peer stations in messages of an authenticated key establishment protocol. A mesh key...
Method and system for seamlessly switching between a trunked mode
operation and a direct mode operation
A method and a system for operating a subscriber unit to seamlessly switch between a trunked mode operation (TMO) and a direct mode operation (DMO) in a...
Phone call management based on presence of nearby people
A phone call is made from an initiator phone to a receiver phone (200). The receiver phone determines how many people are near the receiver phone, and generates...
Method of controlling sharing of participant identity in a group
A system and methods for increasing the granularity of privacy control in a group communication session are presented. A privacy rule is established for a...
Apparatus and method for securing a debugging session
A device executes debugging instructions received from a debugging computer. The device receives a debugging establishment request from the debugging computer....
Intrinsically safe audio power current circuit and device using same
An intrinsically safe audio power circuit includes redundant electronic fuses disposed between the power input of an audio power amplifier and the battery...
Electrical contact pin having a ledge and/or a groove coupled to a printed
An electrical contact pin for a printed circuit board. The electrical contact pin includes a first cylindrical portion having a first diameter and a second...
Intrinsically safe battery pack
An intrinsically safe battery pack assembly (200) is formed by disposing electrical components (208) on a single side of a printed circuit board (PCB) (210) and...
Suppressing alert messages based on microphone states of connected devices
A method includes generating an alert message in a device. The device is one of a plurality of connected devices. The alert message is suppressed in the device...
Method and apparatus for providing services to a geographic area
A method and apparatus for providing a service at an incident scene is provided herein. During operation, a device will enter a geographic area (e.g., an...
Queueing voice assist messages during microphone use
A method includes generating a voice assist message in a device, queueing the voice assist message responsive to a state of a microphone in the device...
Flexible rotary control
A rotary control knob (110) for a portable radio (100) utilizes a flexible shaft (112) as a tether to provide a plurality of flexible positions. The flexible...
Method and apparatus for blocking unwanted canine interactions
A method and apparatus for blocking unwanted canine interactions during a canine deployment at a public-safety incident scene is provided herein. During...
Method and apparatus for device collaboration via a hybrid network
A collaboration manager server is provided that bridges a PAN with a WAN. When the collaboration manager server receives, from the first mobile device, a...
Methods and systems for talkgroup-state-dependent routing of group data
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for talkgroup-state-dependent routing of group data. An embodiment takes the form of a process that includes handling...
Location based policy for user equipment operating in different areas of a
shared home long term evolution system
A method for location based policy for UE operating in different areas of a shared home LTE system includes: responsive to detecting a trigger, determining a...
Apparatus and method for determining context-aware and adaptive thresholds
in a communications system
A system is configured to generate an alarm when an anomaly occurs at a network infrastructure element. The system includes a transceiver configured to receive...
Methods and apparatus to compensate for overshoot of a desired field of
vision by a remotely-controlled image...
Embodiments include apparatus and methods to compensate for overshoot of a desired field of vision (FOV) by a remotely-controlled image capture device. The...
Efficient apparatus and method for inhibiting corrosion with discharge
blocking features in a battery
A battery pack selectively coupled to a portable electronic device and/or a recharging source, and configured to inhibit corrosion with discharge blocking...
Method and apparatus for enhancing a hibernate and resume process for a
computing device having an external...
Before hibernating a computing device (102), system software components (116) are notified of an upcoming hibernation process. The notifications are conveyed...
Combined speaker grill and push-to-talk audio accessory
A portable communication device, such as a remote speaker microphone (RSM) (100) is provided with a movable paddle (104) providing a combination speaker grill...
Method and apparatus for correlation canceller for interference mitigation
with adaptive DC offset cancellation
A method and apparatus for a method and apparatus for correlation canceller for interference mitigation with adaptive DC offset cancellation for a dual mode...
Radio housing having through-hole connector for coupling accessories
An interface system for communication devices comprises a radio having a through-hole opening from a front surface to a back surface, the through-hole forming a...
Method and apparatus for assigning a talk group to a radio within a
A method and apparatus for assigning a talk group to a radio within a communication system is provided herein. During operation a router receives a...
Method and apparatus for preventing misdials and unintended activation of
a portable wireless communication device
A method and apparatus operate a user portable wireless communication device on a wireless wide area network. The user portable wireless communication device...
Bootstrapping secure connections for deployable networks
A method and apparatus for bootstrapping secure connections between wireless devices and deployable wireless communications networks. Using the method, a...
Pulsed input push-to-talk systems, methods and apparatus
A push-to-talk headset can include one or more user-actuatable switches, user-actuatable adjustment devices or the like that are electrically coupled to a pulse...
Methods and systems for object-recognition and link integration in a
composite video stream
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for object recognition and link integration in a composite video stream. One embodiment takes the form of a process...
Method of and system for assisting a computer aided dispatch center
operator with dispatching and/or locating...
A computer aided dispatch (CAD) center operator can view a displayed location indicator indicative of a last location of a public safety (PS) device on a...
Methods for tranporting a plurality of media streams over a shared MBMS
bearer in a 3GPP compliant...
An infrastructure device in a 3GPP compliant system performs a method transporting a plurality of media streams over a shared MBMS bearer. The 3GPP compliant...
Method and apparatus to manage user/device profiles for public safety
A method and a profile manager for managing user and device profiles for response to one or more incidents include monitoring inputs related to one or more...
Facilitating interoperability among communication systems via inter- and
intra-agency communications using a...
Providing contact information via a directory service comprises a request being received from an originator to obtain at least a portion of contact information...
Method, device, and system for notifying mobile stations participating in
a non-LLE call of new LLE call
A method of interoperating link layer encrypted (LLE) and non-LLE communications in a radio network include receiving, at a radio controller (RC), a new call...
Methods and systems for dynamically adjusting frequency offsets for
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for dynamically adjusting frequency offsets for mitigating interference. One embodiment takes the form of a process...
Method and apparatus for prediction of a destination and movement of a
person of interest
A method and apparatus are provided that aid law enforcement agencies in intercepting a suspect before he or she can go into hiding. The method and apparatus...
Hand-held control head
Method and apparatus for maintaining priority and quality of service
across multi-user devices
A first mobile station operating on a first network according to a first network protocol receives a proxy request for access to a network resource, by from a...
Methods and systems for embedding supplementary data channel in LTE-based
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for embedding a supplementary data channel in LTE-based communication systems. One embodiment takes the form of a...
Mobile dynamic mesh cluster bridging method and apparatus at incident
A mobile dynamic mesh cluster bridging method and a mobile device include scanning various wireless channels at an incident scene to identify one or more nodes...
Methods and systems for node operation according to network-wide
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for node operation according to network-wide resource-allocation schedules. One embodiment takes the form of a method...
Method and apparatus for frequency allocation in a trunked radio
A wireless communication system (200) for providing two-way radio communication includes a base station (340) comprising a receiver (352) and a transmitter...
Systems and methods for triggering the transmission of recovery video
frames to a video-receiving device over a...
An embodiment takes the form of a process that includes transmitting video frames to a receiving device during a first transmission period of one or more time...
Method and apparatus for filtering devices within a security social
A method and apparatus for choosing mobile telephones within a security social network is provided herein. Choosing mobile telephones may take place on a server...
Add-on NFC antenna architecture
A near field communication (NFC) system includes a portable device having an embedded NFC antenna, an add-on module blocking the embedded NFC coil and an NFC...
Method and apparatus for in-channel interference cancellation
A communication device includes a receiver that is capable of canceling in -channel interference. The receiver includes an antenna for receiving a wireless...
Methods and systems for increasing facial recognition working rang through
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for increasing facial-recognition working range through adaptive super-resolution. One embodiment takes the form of a...
Speaker and keypad assembly for a portable communication device
An improved keypad and speaker assembly is provided. The assembly (100) comprises a speaker grille formed of torturous porting (220), and a keyboard (108)...
Method and apparatus for resolving call collisions in a digital
conventional direct mode
A process for resolving call collisions in a digital conventional direct mode includes monitoring a direct mode communication channel for transmissions from...
Intrinsically safe audio circuit for a portable two-way radio
An intrinsically safe audio circuit and intrinsically safe portable two-way radio device meet conventional audio output requirements and intrinsically safe...