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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...
Method and system of providing navigation information
A method and system of providing navigation information is provided. The method comprises obtaining (105) a communication requirement of a user and determining...
Apparatus and method for responding to unlicensed network failure
An apparatus and method for responding to unlicensed network failure. A failure in a connection to an unlicensed wireless local area network controller can be...
Synchronization between uncoordinated time division duplex communication
An apparatus and method for synchronization between uncoordinated Time Division Duplex (TDD) communication networks includes a first step (300) of measuring an...
Mobility enhancement for real time service over high speed downlink packet
A system and method for enhancing service over a high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) service in a cellular communication network includes informing a UE of...
Establishing radio link control in wireless communication networks
A wireless communication terminal (300) including a radio transceiver (320), and a radio link control entity (310) that re-initiates a radio link control reset...
Universal Plug-and-Play latency and delay compensation
A Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP) device (200) determines a latency and propagation delay period (LPDP) that is added to a UPnP network (100) response time, based...
Normally open and normally closed RF MEMS switches in a mobile computing
device and corresponding method
A mobile computing device and corresponding method are disclosed. The mobile computing device includes an RF MEMS switch circuit including at least one normally...
Fuel source recognition and gating apparatus and associated method
A gating device (100) and associated method (900) for identifying a fuel container (101) used to refill a fuel cell (102) are presented. A fuel source...
Code-word list algorithm
A communications system for reducing bit errors in a received data sequence provides a method for generating candidate code-word sequences for evaluation by a...
Parameterized statistical interaction policies
A method and apparatus are disclosed for selecting interaction policies. Values may be provided for a group of parameters for user models. Interaction policies...
Method and apparatus for distributed voice searching
A method for distributed voice searching may include receiving a search query from a user of the mobile communication device, generating a lattice of coarse...
Method and apparatus for intention based communications for mobile
A method and apparatus for intention based communications in a mobile communication device is disclosed. The method may include receiving an input from a user of...
Method and apparatus for predictive, context-aware, and networked exposure
A method and apparatus for predictive, context-aware, and networked exposure time monitoring. The method may include storing (320), in a memory, personal...
Multi-mode pivoting carrying holder for mobile devices
A holster or carry holder (100) for a mobile device (150) forms an assembly or combination (200) that includes a first housing (102) and a second housing (112)...
Method and apparatus for channel selection
The radio frequency (RF) environment is scanned and analyzed prior to entering a building or otherwise non-ideal propagation path environment. Upon entering the...
Apparatus and method for handling messaging service message adaptation
A method and apparatus for handling messaging service message adaptation. An original message is received from an originating communication device, the original...
Method and system for providing cellular assisted secure communications of
a plurality of ad hoc devices
A method for providing secure communications among a plurality of ad hoc devices includes authenticating one or more first devices within a first network;...
Receiver for use in wireless communications and method of operation of the
A wireless receiver (100) for receiving and demodulating a frequency modulated RF (radio frequency) signal by a direct conversion procedure, including channels...
Method and system for peak power reduction
A system (100) and method (400) for peak limiting suitable for use in a communication system is provided. The method can include modulating (402) a symbol vector...
Method and apparatus for providing seamless mobility across multicast
A mobile station (303) provides seamless mobility across multicast domains for communicating with a multicast group (109) in a telecommunication system (300)...
Inter-packet-node paging between communication networks
A system and method is disclosed to provide inter-packet-node paging between communication networks. The networks recognize whether inter-network paging is...
Method and apparatus for interrupting a transmission of a multicast signal
A method and apparatus for interrupting a transmission of a multicast signal includes a common channel selector (106) coupled to a receiver (102) to receive...
Dual-band multi-pitch parasitic half-wave (MPPH) antenna
A dual band multi-pitch helical antenna (101) includes a first section (201) positioned adjacent to the feed point having a widely spaced pitch. A second section...
Method and apparatus for managing floor control in a network
A method for managing floor control in a network is disclosed. The method includes beginning a ballot timer when at least one of a) a first node packet is...
Key management for group communications
A system for key management for a plurality of nodes includes: a first key generation device (130) for generating a first set of secret keys for secure...
Systems, methods and apparatus for detecting time slot interference and
recovering from time slot interference...
In a network comprising a source, a destination, and intermediate nodes along a route between the source and the destination, techniques are provided for...
Method and system for peer to peer wide area network communication
A method and system for peer to peer wide area network communication is provided. A peer in the network receives one or more media and one or more associated...
Multi-band frequency generation method and apparatus
A frequency generation unit (FGU) 100 includes a plurality of selectable voltage controlled oscillators (110) whose output frequencies are chosen in relationship...
Method and apparatus for running different types of applications on a
wireless mobile device
A method and wireless mobile device runs different types of applications and groups a set of common application interfaces (APIs) that are associated with an...