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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...
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...