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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...
Dynamic mobile call forwarding by local area service discovery
A mobile communication device as described herein is configured to support a wireless service discovery routine within a wireless local area. The service...
Method and apparatus for low complexity combinatorial coding of signals
To reduce the complexity of the encoding/decoding of pulse positions and/or pulse magnitudes associated with complex combinatorial computations, a method and...
Subsidy lock enabled handset device with asymmetric verification unlocking
control and method thereof
A method for controlling subsidy locking of a handset device includes storing, in a handset device, an asymmetrically digitally signed subsidy unlock data block...
Assisted measurement survey of a wireless communication network
An apparatus and method for providing measurement assistance in a survey of a wireless communication network includes a first step (1) of defining a scope of...
Method and system for call reverse
A method (10) and system (200, 400, or 500) of call reverse can include initiating (12) a call by an originating party (204) to a terminating party (208),...
Method for IP multimedia services session setup
A method in a communication of establishing the existence of quality of service preconditions in a communication network, the method comprising the steps of...
Hybrid time division multiple access (TDMA)-carrier sense multiple access
(CSMA) medium access control (MAC)...
A hybrid TDMA-CSMA MAC protocol is provided for allocating time slots within a frame having a structure in which transmission time is divided into a first number...
Assignment of pixel element exposure times in digital camera modules and
mobile communication devices
A method and digital imaging device, such as a digital camera module, is provided for digital imaging. The method includes the step of determining a...
Method and apparatus for acquiring and establishing a deployable
A radio deployment pack (110) includes a plurality of radios and deployable infrastructure package within a single package. The package is created by placing an...
Method and apparatus for spectrum sharing between an incumbent
communications system and a cognitive radio system
Efficient frequency spectrum sharing between at least one incumbent communication system(s) (102, 152) and at least one cognitive radio (CR) system (105) is...
Ad-hoc communication network and method
A method of controlling location information of subscribers (210, 212, 222) in a wireless, ad-hoc communications network (200). The network (200) comprises a...
Acoustic echo canceller using multi-band nonlinear processing
An echo canceller (106) can include a first multi-band filter (152) which receives a first input signal (108) and generates a first plurality of sub-band signals...
Method and apparatus to facilitate a non-fully meshed communications
system gateway interface
One or more gateways (107 and 108) as serve to interconnect the discrete call facilitation platforms (403 and 404) of a given communication network with an...
Intelligent risk management system for first responders
A risk management system (100) for first responders (102) equips first responders with physiological and environmental sensors (104) in order to track the stress...