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Digital content acquisition and distribution in digitial rights management
enabled communications devices and...
A method for distributing content in a communications network including obtaining (210) encrypted content, for example, from a content provider or from another...
Method and apparatus for carrier power and interference-noise estimation
in space division multiple access and...
Estimates of carrier signal power S and interference-noise NI at the output of the equalizer in a wireless communication system is obtained by (i) determining...
Method and system for updating a virtual local area network (VLAN) status
of a node in a mesh network
A method for updating at a bridge node a virtual local area network (VLAN) status of a first node in a mesh network as provided enables improved network...
Method and system for transitioning between a distributed ad hoc network
architecture and a cluster ad hoc...
Techniques are provided for detecting an increase in congestion in a distributed ad hoc network architecture and transitioning from the distributed ad hoc...
Method for intelligent merging of ad hoc network partitions
A method for merging of ad hoc network partitions within an ad hoc network, the method includes forming a plurality of network partitions by forming a security...
High frequency coplanar strip transmission line on a lossy substrate
A substrate having two high frequency components positioned on substrates typically used for lower frequency devices. A coplanar strip transmission line,...
Method and system for incentive-based ad hoc networking
A system (100) and method (300) for mesh/ad hoc participation is provided. The method can include providing (310) an incentive to a user operating a device in an...
Method and apparatus of avoiding audio truncation in trunked systems
A method and apparatus are provided for reducing audio truncation during a call in a trunked radio system. The method includes the steps of providing a multicast...
Method and system for associating a user profile to a caller identifier
A method (10) and system (200) for associating a user profile (39) to Caller ID signal can include a processor (202) that is controlled under an operating system...
Establishing emergency sessions in packet data networks for wireless
devices having invalid subscriber identities
A method in a wireless communications network including receiving (310) a network connection request from a subscriber device having an invalid subscriber...
Method and apparatus for double-talk detection in a hands-free
An echo canceling circuit comprising a double talk detector, an upper band signal filter configured to pass only near-end upper band signals to the double talk...
System and method for performing baseband phase shifting in a Cartesian
A system and method for performing baseband phase shifting in a Cartesian feedback system includes a forward path for receiving an input baseband signal having...
Method and apparatus for adaptive modulation of wireless communication
A block edge detector (310) determines (510) whether a wireless communication transmission with a first modulation having excess spectral emissions will be...
Method and system for inter-technology active handoff of a hybrid
A communication system provides for a handoff of a hybrid mobile station (MS) between a legacy network implementing a non-high rate packet data (non-HRPD)...
Method for calculating service redundancy of a wireless network
A method for calculating service redundancy of a wireless network is provided. The method comprises determining one or more of a plurality of routes through...
OFDM frequency offset estimation apparatus and method
A frequency offset estimator (400) and corresponding method (600) provides a frequency offset estimate (415) for an OFDM signal. The estimator comprises a data...
High frequency communication device on multilayered substrate
A communication device (110, 210) has an antenna (150, 152, 250, 252) positioned on a multilayer substrate/printed circuit board (154, 254, 254'). A first high...
Key press registration in an electronic device with moveable housings
A method for key press registration in an electronic device uses a first key press debounce limit (233) if a first housing of the electronic device has not moved...
Method and apparatus for reducing spurs in a fractional-N synthesizer
A method and apparatus for reducing in-band spurs in a fractional-N synthesizer (100) includes generating a compensated current signal by a charge pump (108)...
Electric motor with a retractable shaft
An electric motor (100) for controlling the lateral displacement of a shaft (114) connected to a rotor (104) of the electric motor (100) is provided. The...
Single sided capacitive force sensor for electronic devices
A capacitive force sensor (100) includes a substrate (101) having at least one electrode pair (102,103) defining a capacitance disposed thereon. The substrate...
Method and apparatus for decoding data
A method and apparatus for decoding data is provided herein to show how to turbo decode LDPC codes that contain a partial dual diagonal parity-check portion, and...
Method and apparatus for providing push-to-talk services in a cellular
To reduce a delay between a time that a user of an originating mobile station (MS) requests to set up a Push-To-Talk (PTT) call and the time that the user may...
Mobile communication system and controller, mobile station and method for
A mobile communication system is described. The system has an infrastructure that includes base stations and has mobile stations, a mobile terminal and a mobile...
Cellular radio communication systems and methods and equipment for use
Disclosed is a method of operation for use in a radio communications system comprising a cellular network of base stations and mobile units linked to the base...
System and method for multihop packet forwarding
The present invention provides a system and method for multihop packet forwarding within a multihop wireless communication network. The method uses a data frame...
Method for uplink collaborative SDMA user pairing in WIMAX
A method, system, and communication network for grouping a pair of independent information signals on the same time-frequency orthogonal frequency division...
Apparatus for providing oscillator frequency stability
An apparatus for providing oscillator frequency stability is disclosed. The apparatus includes an internally ovenized oscillator module having an oscillator and...
Method and apparatus for a temperature sensor for measuring peak
A method and apparatus for an irreversible temperature sensor for measuring a peak exposure temperature. The apparatus is fabricated by printing an admixture of...
Ear cushion for an audio device
Method and apparatus for targeted paging in a multi-cell wireless
A method and communication system is provided for optimizing paging of a mobile communication device in cells of a multi-cell communication system. The...
Method and apparatus for selectively modifying a portion of a radio access
network via a homeland security...
A system (100) includes a mobile station (125) to initiate an outgoing communication anywhere in a coverage area (115). A base station (110) and a radio access...
Method and apparatus for finite impulse response cyclic-shift diversity
A generalized form of cyclic shift diversity is described for use in an OFDM system with multiple transmit antennas. Multiple cyclic shifts are performed for...
Allocation of control channel for radio resource assignment in wireless
A wireless communication device for receiving a frame (200) corresponding to a transmission time interval, the frame having a control channel (210) including at...
Method for forming a micro fuel cell
A method is provided for fabricating an integrated micro fuel cell that derives power from a three-dimensional fuel/oxidant interchange having increased surface...
Method and apparatus for utilizing RF signals to create a site specific
representation of an environment
A system and method for creating a site specific representation of an environment are disclosed. The system and method comprise sending an RF signal and...
Hearing aid compatibility mode switching for a mobile station
A mobile station (100) that includes a processor (212) that selectively disables at least one station component to reduce electromagnetic noise generated by the...
Method and system for positioning a relay in a wide area communication
A method and system for positioning a relay in a wide area communication network can enable improved operating efficiency of the network. The method includes...
Method and system for employing adaptive event codes
The invention concerns a method (500) for employing adaptive event codes. The method includes the steps of generating (512) at least one adaptive event code in...
Clock data recovery systems and methods for direct digital synthesizers
A system and method for clock data recovery for programming direct digital synthesizers is disclosed. A counter is used to calculate a coarse measurement of the...
Tunable narrow band filter
A tunable narrow band radio frequency (RF) filter (200) includes an RF input (225), an RF output (227), a capacitive network (201-209) for coupling the RF input...
Method and apparatus for closed loop transmission
In a wireless communication system, a method and apparatus for closed loop transmission is disclosed. In accordance with the preferred embodiment of the present...
Admission control for a heterogeneous communication system
A heterogeneous communication system comprises a plurality of heterogeneous access networks and a core network connecting the heterogeneous access networks. An...
Spectrum verification imaging system and method
A system (200) and method (800) for determining whether a sample object (203) has a color that is within a predetermined range is provided. The system (200)...
Foldable electronic device having a pivotable coupling
A foldable electronic device comprising a first housing element, a second housing element and a knuckle assembly. The proximal end of the second housing element...