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System and method for knowledge storage in an autonomic network
An indication of an occurrence of an event is received. A first ontology (124) is accessed and selected information associated with the occurrence of the event...
Method and apparatus for voice searching for stored content using uniterm
A method, system and communication device for enabling voice-to-voice searching and ordered content retrieval via audio tags assigned to individual content,...
Dynamic creation of a communication group that includes contacts
identified in one or more contact levels
A method (500) for dynamically creating a communication group. The method can include identifying a first contact (100) and automatically identifying a...
Method and system for priority based routing
A method and system for routing a data packet, intended for a destination node, from a source node to a first intermediate node in a network is useful for...
Method for enabling periodic scanning in wireless communication networks
A method is provided for enabling periodic scanning in a mesh network. The method includes transmitting from a first access point an announcement that it will...
Incumbent spectrum hold device
A monitoring device (141) can include a transceiver (202) to receive a radio signal, and a controller (203) communicatively coupled to the transceiver to detect...
Method and system for wireless multi-hopping communication
A method (400) and system (100) for a wireless multi-hopping communication system is provided, wherein the system (100) includes an access point (102), a source...
Multiband conformed folded dipole antenna
A multiband comformed-slotted-folded dipole antenna (200) having a unitary conformed shape conductor conforming to an internal communication device...
Near-field communication device with environmental sensor
A wireless communication device includes a near-field activated circuit that transmits an output signal upon exposure to an energizing electromagnetic field,...
Method and apparatus for including a recording device in a push-to-talk
over cellular communication session
A communication system provides for an informing of participants in a Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) communication session that the session is being recorded...
Radio link handover in a cellular communication system
A base station (109) of a cellular communication system (100) comprises an RNC interface (301) which receives a radio link handover initiation message for a...
Method and apparatus for cognitive radio policy change
A method of operation of a cognitive radio in a hierarchical group of cognitive radios, the hierarchy of cognitive radios including at least one master...
Method and apparatus for encoding a modulated signal in a communication
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for encoding a modulated signal in a communication system. The method comprises generating an initial constellation,...
Method and apparatus for spreading channel code selection
Various embodiments are described which may serve to improve spreading channel code selection in wireless technologies that employ two-stage ranging. For...
Method of establishing an HRPD signal link
A method (10) of establishing an alternate HRPD signaling link between an HRPD access network and an access terminal over a non-HRPD access is disclosed. It...
Audio file format with mapped lighting effects and method for controlling
lighting effects using an audio file...
An audio file format is provided, which includes definitions for one or more instruments that are associated with one or more light groupings, where each light...
Projector system employing depth perception to detect speaker position and
A projection system that prevents projection light on a presenter and provides a gesture based interface for visual enhancements is disclosed. The system may...
Multi-representation media event handoff
A system and method provides transition continuity for an event across a plurality of media representation device types. The system and method allow...
Capacitor assembly and communications device including the capacitor
A communications device (125) and capacitor assembly (100) having a first capacitor electrode formed by a conductive keypad mount (110) coupled to a conductive...
Method and apparatus for communicating in the presence of radio frequency
A wireless communication device (10) includes a radio frequency transceiver (22) adapted for burst transmission responsive to an enable signal in accordance...
Retransmission in a cellular communication system
An apparatus comprises a detection processor (203) for detecting retransmission feedback messages in response to a detection threshold. A threshold processor...
Methods and devices for simultaneous dual camera video telephony
Disclosed are mobile communication devices, and methods for mobile communication devices including two video cameras that can operate simultaneously and in...
Mobile wireless communications device comprising multi-frequency band
antenna and related methods
A mobile wireless communications device may include a housing and a multi-frequency band antenna carried within the housing. The multi-frequency band antenna...
Method and system for mutual authentication of nodes in a wireless
A method as provided enables mutual authentication of nodes in a wireless communication network. The method includes processing at a first node a beacon message...
System and method for managing affiliation requests in a communication
A system and method for managing call affiliation in a communication system having a plurality of communication units. When a public call announcement is...
Preamble sequencing for random access channel in a communication system
A system and method for initializing a system communication without previous reservations for random access channel (RACH) access includes a first step of...
System and method for determining a forward channel rate for wirelessly
communicating information to a wireless...
A system, method, and wireless device for determining a forward channel rate for wirelessly communicating information to a wireless communication device is...
Method and apparatus for performing spatial-division multiple access
A method and apparatus for performing spatial-division multiple access within a communication system is provided herein. During operation, nodes will return...
Method and apparatus for relay station neighbor discovery
A method and apparatus for relay station neighbor discovery by providing predictable timing for relay station preambles and route advertisements, minimizing...
Frequency-hopped IFDMA communication system
Frequency hopping in an IFDMA system takes place by utilizing a time-varying IFDMA modulation code. In particular, a modulator receives a symbol stream and a...
Method and apparatus for route optimisation in nested mobile-networks
The invention provides a method and apparatus for building a linked binding cache. The method includes storing mobile router entries in a binding cache. The...
Electronic device with suspension interface for localized haptic response
An electronic device (100) is configured to deliver a localized haptic feedback response (101) to a user. The electronic device (100) includes a device housing...
Intelligent location-based services
A method (500) for dynamically providing location-based services based, at least in part, on time (114), current detected information (116, 118), historical...
Method and apparatus to facilitate creating ancillary information
regarding errored image content
Pixels in a provided image for which the content has been provided in error are identified. This image content is processed to provide a version of the image...
Notched antenna structure with a stepped shaped element
An antenna assembly (10) includes a ground plane formed on a chassis (12) of the radio and the functional knob forming an antenna element (11). The antenna...
Handset device with laminated architecture
A handset device (10) includes a laminated front sub-assembly (15) and a rear housing (20) supporting the laminated front sub-assembly. In addition, in one...
Methods and slider form factor devices with continguous surfaces when open
Disclosed are methods and devices of a slider form factor device including two housings. The top surface of a lower housing may include a QWERTY keypad, or a...
Method and apparatus for selecting a radio channel for transmitting an
audio signal to a radio local receiver
A transmitter device (100) receives an audio signal from an audio source device (112), and transmits the audio signal at a low power over a commercial broadcast...
System and method for transmitting call information in a communication
system with long link delays
A system and method for transmitting call information in a communication system having sites with long link delays. Upon a call being initiated within the...
Method for fast recovery of normal services
A method for fast recovery of normal services on repeatedly traversed routes is disclosed. A mobile device searches for recent cell information when the mobile...
System and method for enhancing interoperability between mobile
communication system components using different...
A system and method for improving the interoperability of communication system components using multiple audio encoding formats within a single talkgroup is...
Method and apparatus for inter-system active handoff of a hybrid
A communication system provides for an active handoff of a voice call between a packet switched network and a circuit switched network. An active handoff from...
Recognition method using hand biometrics with anti-counterfeiting
A method is provided for identifying and verifying a person using hand biometrics with an anti-spoofing measure. The method comprises acquiring (51) a first...
Noise reduction on wireless headset input via dual channel calibration
within mobile phone
A communication device includes: (1) a wireless adapter at which a wireless headset is communicatively connected to the communication device and at which is...
Method for autonomously monitoring and reporting sound pressure level
(SPL) exposure for a user of a...
A method for monitoring and reporting sound pressure level exposure for a user of a first communication device (104) is implemented in one embodiment when the...