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Method and apparatus for adjusting load impedance of a distributed
The application discloses a method and apparatus for adjusting internal load impedances, by section, at feed points present on a distributed amplifier's output...
Method and apparatus for RF signal transmission in a slider phone
A method and apparatus for internal RF signal transmission between the fixed base portion and the sliding portion of a mobile communication terminal using...
System and method for reducing interference in an orthogonal frequency
division modulation system
An interference contribution associated with a selected subcarrier of a plurality of subcarriers associated with a previously transmitted OFDM symbol or a...
Method and device for enhancing signal detection in a frequency selective
A method and system are provided for enhanced signal detection in a frequency selective fading channel. Improved signal detection is realized by replacing single...
Method for reducing access noise in a spread spectrum communication system
Access noise in a spread spectrum communication system (100) is reduced by broadcasting a resource indicator message (116) from a base station (102) and is...
Method and system for synchronization of link layer windows
A method and system for synchronization of link layer windows in a wireless communications system is disclosed. At a transmitter in the wireless communications...
Method and apparatus for root node selection in an ad hoc network
Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network comprising a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation of...
Method and apparatus for controlling a skin texture surface on a device
using a shape memory alloy
A portable electronic device (100) includes a controllable skin texture surface that includes a skin texture surface actuation structure having a plurality of...
Determination of emotional and physiological states of a recipient of a
A communication device capable of determining an emotional or physiological state of a user of the device includes an input device that provides a signal...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data
A method and apparatus for turbo encoding with a contention-free interleaver is provided herein. During operation an input block of size K' is received. The...
Session initiation protocol system timeout timer method
The present method provides for a session initiation protocol timing arrangement which facilitates instant communications in a packet data communication system...
Method and apparatus for determining an appropriate link path in a
multi-hop communication system
A determination of link quality (C.sub.SR) is made from the subscriber station to a relay station. A determination of link quality (C.sub.RB) is made from the...
Light transfer apparatus for an electronic device
An electronic device  includes a housing  for containing circuitry  that generates a light beam. The electronic device includes pivotal portions...
Method and apparatus for quickly detecting a presence of abrupt noise and
updating a noise estimate
An apparatus (100) and method (200) for detecting the presence of abrupt noise is provided. The method can include estimating (210) a subband energy of the...
Method and system for synchoronizing a receiver in an OFDM system
Method and system for synchronizing a receiver in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) system. The method comprises transforming (105) a received...
Method and apparatus for quality of service for packet communications
A packet communications system includes a method for maintaining quality of service by dynamically determining a maximum packet size for a communications system...
Roaming wireless client communication
A method of reducing tunneling in a wireless packet network. The method includes defining a home access point for a client station, determining that the client...
Control signaling resource assignment in wireless communication networks
A method in a wireless communication network scheduling entity including allocating time-frequency radio resources in a sub-frame to a particular wireless...
Orthogonal frequency division multiple access message processing method
A base station receives (201) OFDMA messages from a plurality of end user platforms that share all used tones within at least one OFDMA symbol. By one approach...
Latch circuit and clock signal dividing circuit
Latch circuit and clock signal dividing circuit comprises sequentially connected latch circuits. Each latch circuit has D-type latch with latch clock input, data...
Apparatus for charging a battery of a portable electronic device
A power source (212) is disclosed for charging a battery (330) within a portable electronic device (310). An apparatus (422), such as a photovoltaic or...
Method and apparatus for nonlinear signal and data aggregation
A method (1500) and apparatus (700, 2300, 2400) for aggregating two or more input signals with a versatile reconfigurable signal aggregator. The aggregator (700,...
Method and apparatus for reconfigurable frequency generation
A frequency generator (100) takes a signal source (clock or carrier) (101) and generates a edge encoded direct digital modulated differential output signal...
Cellular communication system and a method of operation therefor
A cellular communication system employs a plurality of bandwidths. The cellular communication system comprises a plurality of base stations (101, 103) each of...
Method and apparatus for dynamic, seamless security in communication
Communication nodes, acting as intermediate routers for communication packets transmitted between a source node and a destination node, are provided with...
Mixed mode power measurement calibration and reporting in wireless
A wireless communication user terminal having a receiver for receiving a signal having mixed modulation formats, wherein the terminal measures signal power on a...
Method and apparatus for generating constant envelope modulation using a
A multi-mode communication device (100) uses a quadrature transmitter (102) for transmitting both amplitude and constant envelope angle-modulated signals. For...
Method and apparatus for performing stream weighting in an SDMA
A method and apparatus for performing stream weighting in a spatial-division multiple access communication system is provided herein. During operation the base...
Electronic device and LC shutter with diffusive reflective polarizer
An electronic device (200) includes a display (202) and an LC shutter (204), at least a portion of which is operatively positioned over the display (202). The LC...
Apparatus for conveying information in a portable communication device
A portable communication device (100) includes a radio (102) and RF memory key (104) that allows both RF and baseband signals to be transported over the radio...
System and method for minimizing inter-communications system mobile
station-to-mobile station interference
A system and method for minimizing inter-communications system mobile-to-mobile station interference includes a plurality of base stations (BS A and BS B) and a...
Method and apparatus for determining appropriate channels for
During operation of a secondary communication system, nodes having different channel monitoring capabilities or requirements will cooperatively monitor possible...
Method and circuit for estimating in-phase/quadrature signal amplitude
A method and circuit are described for estimating I and Q amplitude imbalance occurring in a signal received by a direct conversion receiver (DCR). The DCR...
Method and apparatus for allocating communication resources
In a communication system (10) having a pool of communication resources (11), such resources are preferentially allocated amongst a plurality of communication...
Method and apparatus to facilitate persistence of a handed-off
During a communication session (101) for a multi-network user platform (which communication session is presently occurring in a first network and is terminable...
Method and apparatus for providing bearer format type information in a
cellular communication system
A communication system provides for a distribution of bearer format type information among Network Elements located along a bearer path of a communication...
Priority-based admission control in a network with variable channel data
A method for priority-based admission control in a network, comprises receiving an admission request for transmitting an information flow to a network through a...
Hybrid power control for a power amplifier
A hybrid power control system (102) that selectively applies voltage-based gain control and current-based gain control and method (300) of controlling a power...
Image stabilization in a laser-scanning based projector
A projector assembly includes a multi-pixel frame projector that sequentially projects each pixel making up a frame to a viewing surface, a movement detector...
Method for mobile to inform base station of additonal GPS capabilities
In a method of configuring a mobile communication between a position determination entity and a mobile device, an indication that the mobile device has an...
Goal posts side key implementation scheme for offset hinge clamshell phone
with thickness flip hardware compartment
A mobile phone or other electronic device is provided with side keys inside the goalpost compartment at a location offset from the axis of rotation to optimize...
Dynamic resource assignment and exit information for emergency responders
A method of providing situational awareness at an incident scene. Sensor data can be received from at least one sensor (104, 106, 108) located at the incident...
Multi-layer cyclic redundancy check code in wireless communication system
A wireless communication device including a first CRC coder that generates a first block of CRC parity bits on a transport block and associates the first block...
Intelligent advertising based on mobile content
A method (200, 300) of managing mobile context and advertising over a communications network based on the context. The method includes identifying (204) a...
Mobile virtual and augmented reality system
A method and apparatus for messaging within a mobile virtual and augmented reality system is provided herein. During operation a user can create "virtual...