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Method and apparatus for performing mobility measurements in a
A method and apparatus for performing mobility measurement in a communication network (100) is described. The method includes of receiving a subframe sequence...
Ear hook interface
System and method for minimizing undesired audio in a communication system
utilizing distributed signaling
A system and method for processing calls in a communication system utilizing distributed signaling. When a call signal having distributed identification data is...
Synchronization and processing of secure information via optically
A method and device enables data communication via optical pulses from a light source of an electronic device. A data transfer interface is provided to support...
Method of communication scheduling in a multihop network
A method of communication scheduling in a multihop network is provided. The multihop network comprises a base station and at least one relay station. The method...
Wireless communication device with additional input or output device
A wireless communication device, such as a cellular telephone 2, and a method of displaying information on such a device are disclosed. In at least one...
Adaptive buffering to reduce audio truncation
A method and apparatus are provided for reducing truncation of time sensitive information such as audio in a trunked radio system having a plurality of zone...
Apparatus and method for enabling near field communication equipment in a
portable communications device
An apparatus and method for enabling a Near Field Communications (NFC) equipment integrated into a portable communications device, such that when the portable...
Techniques for estimating received signal strength and carrier to
interference and noise ratio in OFDM systems
A technique for determining a received signal strength indicator of a target base station at a subscriber station includes performing a discrete Fourier...
System and method for communicating within a wireless communication
A system and method for providing a polling scheme to improve medium access control (MAC) in a multihop wireless communication network (100) comprising nodes...
Methods and devices for dynamic mobile conferencing with automatic pairing
Described are methods and systems to preset a Bluetooth enabled headset and a Bluetooth enabled conference hub, so that at the time of a conference call, they...
Method and apparatus for supporting mobility in inter-technology networks
Various embodiments are described for supporting mobility in an inter-technology network. Such a network (300, e.g.) includes multiple interconnected access...
Method and apparatus for interleaving sequence elements of an OFDMA
A method and apparatus is provided for transmitting an orthogonal frequency domain multiple access (OFDMA) signal including a synchronization channel signal...
Multi-band low profile antenna with low band differential mode
An antenna assembly includes a ground plane and an element coupled to the ground plane. The element has a center point, a first element portion extending away...
Padstacks capable of receiving domes of dome keypads in a plurality of
locations and printed circuit boards...
Disclosed is a printed circuit board configured for a dome-utilizing keypad configuration including at least one padstack having a plurality of dome switch...
Method and system for automatically focusing a camera
A method and system for automatically focusing an image received by an image capturing unit (100) relative to a target is disclosed. The target is present in a...
Headset for a communication device
Method and system for scheduling requests in a non-first in first out
(FIFO) order in a network
A method and a system for scheduling requests generated for a plurality of mobile devices in a communication network (100) has been disclosed. The requests are...
Circuit and method for acquiring a more-preferred system identification
A circuit (10) to acquire a more-preferred stored SID element (62) includes memory (20) and logic circuitry (30). The memory (20) stores a roaming list (60),...
Method and system for radio frequency (RF) group delay compensation in a
A radio device operable to compensate for a large RF filter group delay variation is provided. The radio device includes a receiving unit operable to receive an...
Method and apparatus that mitigates the effects of bluetooth-based denial
of service attacks against mobile devices
A method and apparatus that mitigates the effects of a Bluetooth-based Denial of Service (DoS) attack on a Bluetooth-enabled mobile communications device is...
Mobile commerce method and device
Disclosed are methods for a near-field communication/RFID enabled mobile communication device. The methods include receiving from a first affiche a first...
Method and system for scaling a multi-channel signal
A communication unit is provided having a transmitter and a processor (103). The processor (103) receives information (105) representative of a configuration of...
Hardware arithmetic engine for lambda rule computations
A recursive lambda rule engine (114, 302) includes a first multiplier (204) that sequentially multiplies each of series of inputs by a nonlinearity determining...
Labeling methods and devices
Disclosed are methods and electronic devices 102 including a display 104 that is configured to display indicia 114, 116, 118 persistently during a shipping...
Retractable lanyard attachment posts and push-push devices
Described are mobile communication devices with retractable lanyard attachment posts that can be hidden when not in use. Also disclosed are embodiments of...
Method for reducing wireless communication procedure failure
A method for reducing wireless communication procedure failure. The method can include initiating a procedure over an existing radio resource control connection...
Allocation of control channel for radio resource assignment in wireless
A wireless communication device for receiving a frame corresponding to a transmission time interval, the frame having a control channel including at least two...
Mixed-mode encapsulated electrophoretic display for electronic device
A substrate (104) has a region of conductor segments (110) and a matrix display driver (106) mounted on it. The matrix display driver is used for creating...
Self illuminating electro wetting display
A portable electronics device (110, 210) having a self illuminating display (112, 200, 400, 402, 404, 406, 500, 600, 700) that reduces both the thickness of...
Method to authenticate an accessory
An apparatus (100) used by a plurality of devices to authenticate an accessory (120) is configured to operate with a device (110) of the plurality of devices....
Method and apparatus for extending network discovery range
A method and apparatus for power conservation is provided for a multi-mode wireless communication device (100) capable of operating in a plurality of networks,...
Time aligned group audio reproduction in narrowband and broadband networks
A method for synchronizing media reproduction across heterogeneous networks is presented. The networks include end-to-end IP broadband and narrowband simulcast...
Method and system to authenticate a peer in a peer-to-peer network
A system (100) and method (500) system to authenticate a peer in a peer-to-peer network is provided. The system can include a first peer (110) to locally create...
Domain-based digital-rights management system with easy and secure device
New devices (101) are added to an existing domain by obtaining domain information (e.g., domain name and private domain password) from devices (101) already in...
Broadcast channel signal, apparatus and method for transmitting and
decoding broadcast channel information
The present invention provides a broadcast channel signal, a wireless communication device and method for transmitting broadcast channel information, where an...
Radio frequency system component with configurable anisotropic element
Antennas (100, 1000, 1600, 1800, 1900) or other radio frequency components that include an electrically configurable anisotropic element (112, 1502, 1608, 1806)...
Multi-device coordinated audio playback
A wireless device (100) provides coordinated audio playback. The device (100) includes a network interface (112) that receives a signal from a sending or...
System and method for distributing proxying error information in wireless
A system and method for distributing proxying error information in wireless networks is provided. The includes associating a proxy node with a non-routable node;...
Method and apparatus for relay zone bandwidth allocation
A method and apparatus for allocation of channel resources for relay stations operating in a multihop wireless communication system is provided for herein. The...
Method for updating a multicast state of a multicast group
A method and system for updating a multicast state of a multicast group at a first mesh access point as provided improves network efficiency. According to one...
Method and system for group communications
A method and system for group communications is described. The system includes a plurality of endpoints and at least one group entity that receives from an...
System and method of resource allocation within a communication system
A system and method of resource allocation within a communication system is provided. A communication system comprises a plurality of nodes operating in a first...
Power profile reshaping in orthogonal frequency division multiple access
A method, information processing system, and base station for reshaping power profiles in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) symbols. The...
Method and apparatus for tracking items on a conveyer using capacitive
A method and apparatus are described for facilitation of radio frequency (RF) communication between a radio frequency identification (RFID) device and RFID tags...
Apparatus comprising a circular buffer and method for assigning redundancy
versions to a circular buffer
During operation of a transmitter a circular buffer is created where only column tops of the circular buffer are defined as a starting position for a redundancy...