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Method and apparatus for arbitrating one or more media streams within a
single PoC session
A method of managing a Push-To-Talk over Cellular communication session includes establishing, with a first user equipment, a Session Initiation Protocol...
Adaptive broadcast multicast systems in wireless communication networks
A wireless communication terminal configured to receive broadcast information on a broadcast channel, to start a timer when a reception quality of the received...
Communication circuit and method for selecting a reference link
A communication circuit (10) and method updates an active link set list (50) in an asynchronous wireless communication system. In one embodiment, the...
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...
Electronic device having a single-split hinge
A hinge assembly (200) for a clamshell-type electronic device includes a spindle (201) and casing sleeve (202). The hinge assembly (200) facilitates a...
Method and apparatus for reducing data collisions in a frequency hopping
A method in a transmitter for data collision avoidance in an uncoordinated frequency hopping communication system is disclosed. The base station (104) first...
Method and apparatus for selectively redirecting session control for an
internet protocol multimedia subsystem
A method and apparatus for selectively redirecting session control for a user equipment in a telecommunication system include: a home server (108), a proxy...
Method for transfer of user identity between CDMA wireless communication
A method is provided for transferring user identities between one CDMA wireless communication device (120) and another in a wireless CDMA communication system...
Method and apparatus for pilot signal transmission
A pilot (or reference) transmission scheme is utilized where different transmitters are assigned pilot sequences with possibly different cyclic time shifts. A...
System and method for receiving call signals in a communication system
A system and method for dynamically altering detection criterion value at a receiving device based on the portion of a call signal being received. A receiving...
Method and apparatus for handoff control in mobile communications systems
A mobile communications system includes a first base station to service a first set of connections from a first set of mobile communications devices to a...
Method and system for detecting adjacent channel interference from
OFDM/OFDMA based broadband wireless access
Disclosed are a method and system for detecting adjacent channel interference between two systems having neighboring frequencies. The method and system...
Automatic creation of an interactive log based on real-time content
A system  includes an audio reception device  to receive audio from a person speaking and convert the audio to a text format. An intelligent agent...
Method and apparatus for generating power in a mobile communication device
An apparatus and a method of manufacturing an apparatus that creates power for a mobile communication device is disclosed. The apparatus may include a roller...
Method for aperiodic mobile assisted sleep mode
Disclosed is a method for mobile assisted sleep mode to reduce current drain in packet based mobile systems. The method comprising the step of receiving (102)...
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...
Method and apparatus for video encoding
A method of enchancing a video bit stream using temporal scalability, wherein the number of bits or a temporal position of a bidirectionally predicted picture in...
Techniques for generating and detecting a physical random access channel
signal in a wireless communication system
A technique for detecting a physical random access channel (PRACH) signal includes demasking a received signal with a demasking signal. In this case, the...
Dynamic compensation for resource stealing in communication systems
A scheduler associated with a base station of a wireless communication network dynamically compensates for uplink bandwidth that has been re-assigned (stolen) by...
Wireless SATA/SAS data transfer system
A wireless data transfer system. The system includes a first hard disk, a first hard disk interface, and a first transmitter. The first hard disk interface is...
Method and apparatus for storing and distributing encryption keys
A first infrastructure system device other than a mobile station generates key material and forwards the key material to a second infrastructure system device...
Method and apparatus for decrypting a communication
A decryption apparatus (109) comprises a key stream generator (111) generating a local decryption key stream. It furthermore comprises a synchronization value...
Method and apparatus to facilitate use of a session initiation protocol
instance to support on-hold session status
During (101) a communication session for a plurality of user platforms wherein at least one of the user platforms is on hold and wherein the communication...
Method and system for adjusting inter-scan period of a mobile station
A method and system for adjusting the inter-scan period of a mobile station (102) is provided. The method includes storing (404) the location information of a...
Methods and devices for display color compensation
Disclosed are methods and devices for color compensation of a display having a translucent display cover applied to an outside surface of the display. A method...
Mobile wireless communications device comprising a top-mounted auxiliary
input/output device and a...
A mobile wireless communications device may include a housing having an upper portion and a lower portion, a dielectric substrate carried by the housing,...
Circular polarized antenna
A circular polarized signal receiving antenna includes an active element having first and second ends separated by a gap. A dimension of the active element...
Mobile station security mode method
A security mode method (200) receives (210) a layer 3 message in a first domain from a network, determines (220) if the layer 3 message has integrity protection...
Integrated bidirectional junction engineered dual insulator transceiver
A bi-directional transceiver (100) having reduced circuitry and that may be formed on a non-semiconductor substrate includes impedance matching and filtering...
A keypad (1200) includes a plurality of keys (1202) and a plurality of key dividers (1204-1210) wherein each of the key dividers includes a plurality of raised...
Monitoring for radio frequency enabled items based on activity profiles
A method, wireless communication device, and radio frequency ID reader are provided for monitoring radio-frequency identification enabled items. The method...
Wireless sensor and system that determines exposure to an enviromental
element based on local conditions
A system (100) that determines exposure based on local conditions is disclosed. The system can include a sensor (172) configured to sense local conditions local...
Method for data message transmission
A method (200) of operation in a communication system (100) when a mobile node (107) is served in a network (103, 105) which is not its home network (101). The...
Image capture device with rolling band shutter
A device and method for compensating for motion in image capture are provided. A processor (205) initiates partially concurrent scanning sweeps (208,209) across...
Sealing system and method for sealing a component within an electronic
A sealing system for sealing a component (102) within an electronic device (100) is provided. The system includes one or more apertures (206) within an internal...
Method and apparatus for providing a data protocol voice enabled
subscription lock for a wireless communication...
A method and system for restricting at least partial usage of a wireless communication device (100), like a mobile telephone, includes attempting to establish a...
Method and system to improve transmission and receipt of channel
The invention concerns a method (200) and system for improving transmission or receipt of channel descriptors. The method can include the steps of--in a wireless...
Route identification using short range wireless beaconing devices
A method (400, 500) of identifying a route traveled. The method can include, while traveling away from an initial location (115), detecting a unique identifier...
Automatic language selection for writing text messages on a handheld
device based on a preferred language of...
A mobile station (101) and a method of operating the mobile station (101) are provided. The mobile station (101) determines a preferred language of an electronic...
Method and apparatus for direct digital to radio frequency conversion
A method and apparatus for direct conversion of digital data to high power RF signals, known as DDRF. The method and apparatus receive a digital signal, create a...
Optimizing network performance for a use application on a mobile
communication device by averaging a level of...
A system to optimize network performance for a use application provides a probe application that is provided by a network server for downloading by a mobile...
Authentication key device having media content storage and rendering
An arrangement is provided in which an authentication key with media content and storage capabilities is configured as a removable module that interoperates with...
Methods and devices for establshing and processing payment rules for
Disclosed are methods and devices for automatically selecting which mobile communication device among two or more related mobile communication devices may...