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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...
Method and system of scanning a TDMA channel
A method for scanning a TDMA channel by a mobile station in a wireless communications landscape is disclosed. A mobile station detects RF energy on a TDMA...
Wirelesss communication device and method
A wireless communication device (200), including: a housing (210); a controller (220), the controller (220) configured to control the operations of the wireless...
Routing topology bandwidth management methods and system
A system for facilitating bandwidth management in a routing domain is presented. In the system, area bandwidth managers are coupled to a domain bandwidth...
Method and apparatus for initial acquisition and cell search for an OFDMA
A method and apparatus is provided for transmitting an orthogonal frequency domain multiple access (OFDMA) signal including a synchronization channel signal...
Turbo interference suppression in communication systems
Disclosed is a method and communication device for suppressing interference. The method comprises performing, with a turbo decoder (314), at least one turbo...
Automatic repeat request (ARQ) reset method
An Automatic Repeat-reQuest (ARQ) Reset method for an ARQ transmitter disables (120) transmission, starts (130) an ARQ transmitter window at a first...
Interactive data mining system
An interactive data mining system (100, 3000) that is suitable for data mining large high dimensional (e.g., 200 dimension) data sets is provided. The system...
Method and device for traversing a scan list in a communication system
A wireless communication device accesses a scan list that includes a plurality of scan members sorted at least by receive frequency and attempts to detect...
Method and apparatus to facilitate bandwidth allocation management in
integral combination with memory capacity...
A method and apparatus to facilitate managing communications with at least one wireless node (102, 103) having an outbound payload memory in a severely...
Encoder and decoder using arithmetic stage to compress code space that is
not fully utilized
An encoder/decoder architecture including an arithmetic encoder that encodes the MSB portions of a Factorial Pulse Coder output, and that encodes an output of a...
Device and method to prolong the life of an energy source
A wireless communication device (200) and method (300) adapted to prolong the useful life of an energy storage device is disclosed. In its simplest form, it can...
Method and system for power management
A method for managing power of a power source and a system is disclosed. The method includes determining (404) a power source capacity value for the power...
Wearable auscultation system and method
A method and system for monitoring physiological parameters is useful for remote auscultation of the heart and lungs. The system includes an acoustic sensor...
Image projector with internally tiled intermediate images
Disclosed are a system and method for microprojection that uses multiple imagers to produce a high resolution output image. Each of a set of imagers produces a...
Automatically switching a TDMA radio affiliated with a FDMA site to a TDMA
A method and system for dynamically triggering re-connection of a TDMA-capable radio to a TDMA-based talk group via a TDMA site. The dynamic re-connection is...
Method and apparatus for improving success rate and time of call setup for
a mobile station experiencing high...
A method and apparatus may improve success rate and time of call-setup while a mobile station is experiencing high interference. The method checks (255) if a...
System and method for pre-configuring and authenticating data
An electronic device includes a data processor and data communication mechanism for: (a) transmitting, via an optical link, configuration and authentication...
System and method for managing interaction in a virtual environment
A first viewer (310) is activated to define and render a visualization of a first interactive virtual reality experience to a user. At least one first...
Double-sided backlight and assembly incorporating a double-sided light
source coupling light guide
Described are a backlight, a backlight assembly for use in an electronic device and an electronic device configured to activate the backlight's first light...
Method and apparatus for setting and managing operational dynamics within
cognitive radio networks
In certain embodiments, a method for managing operational parameters of a cognitive radio device to minimize non-compliance with a regulatory policy involves...
Method of assigning provisional identification to a subscriber unit and
The present disclosure provides an efficient and effective method for allocating provisional PUIDs and PGIDs to subscriber units and groups during a failure,...
Devices and methods for content sharing
Described are methods and devices for automatically coupling two or more mobile communication devices (502, 541) to share content such as calls, music,...
Method and apparatus for battery-aware dynamic bandwidth allocation for
wireless sensor networks
A method and apparatus that allocates bandwidth among wireless sensor nodes in a wireless sensor network (WSN) is disclosed. The method may include allocating...
Intelligent power supply and cable system
This invention includes a power supply having a plurality of cables, each corresponding to a unique electronic host device. The cable includes a memory device...
Satellite positioning system receivers and methods
A satellite positioning system receiver programmed to determine information for a satellite using ephemeris data (710), determine information for the same...
Ear cushion for an audio device
Phase calibration for multiple transmitter systems
A method, wireless communication device, and a base station calibrate relative phase of a plurality of output signals from respectively combined plurality of...