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User-specified outputs in mobile wireless communication devices and
A mobile wireless communication device, and methods therein, including producing a user-configurable sensory output (620) upon the occurrence of some event on...
Wirelessly networked gaming system having true targeting capability
A first mobile station (102) can be wirelessly linked to a second mobile station (104). A physical location of the second mobile station with respect to a...
Method and apparatus for authentication of mobile devices
A method and apparatus for authentication in a wireless communication network is disclosed. A secret is shared between a mobile device and a home device. When a...
Method and system for providing credit for participation in an ad hoc
A method and system for providing credit for participation in an ad hoc wireless communication network is useful for improving network efficiency. The method...
Method and system for secure processing of authentication key material in
an ad hoc wireless network
A method and system for secure processing of authentication key material in an ad hoc wireless network enables secure distribution of the authentication key...
Method for decoding a received control channel message with a priori
A wireless communication device employs a method for receiving a message stream on a control channel. According to one embodiment, the wireless communication...
Method and apparatus for power reduction for E-TFC selection
A method for data rate selection of a data transmission on a wide band code division multiple access (WCDMA) radio frequency (RF) channel in a portable...
Apparatus and method for reporting a channel quality indication to
A method in a wireless communication device and an apparatus, such as a wireless communication device, for reporting a channel quality indication to non-serving...
Method and system of accessing a de-keyed base station
A method and system include de-keying a base station in a conventional TDMA communications system and staffing a timer in the base station when the base station...
Method and apparatus for accessing a wireless communication network
A communication system is provided that minimizes access message collisions when multiple mobile stations attempt to access a network after updating...
Method and apparatus for hybrid CDM OFDMA wireless transmission
A method and apparatus for wireless transmission from a mobile unit to a base station includes multiplexing a pilot signal and a data signal, wherein the data...
Method and device for selectively transmitting voice bursts and
regenerated header bursts
A computer-readable storage element has code stored thereon that programs a processing device within a communication device to implement a method. The method...
Method and system for manipulating a shared object
A system includes a first wireless device (102) and a second wireless device (106), each having at least two communication modes--one for voice transmission and...
Electrically adaptive mechanical connection for electronic devices
An electronic device, like a mobile telephone, has a first section and a second section. The first section and second section are coupled together by a...
Smudge removal from electronic device displays
An apparatus and method is provided for removing smudges (506, 706, 806, 906) including oils and dust from portable electronic displays. The apparatus comprises...
Method to reduce RF noise generation and required peak laser output in
raster scan portable projectors
A method and apparatus that projects a two-dimensional image is disclosed. The method may include emitting a laser beam, sweeping the laser beam with a first...
Radiator for an RF communication device
A radiator for an RF communication device (100) including a first member (311, 600) including a first conducting surface (601, 603) operable to provide a...
Remote control device
Error correction management based on message type determination
A method, wireless receiver, and wireless communication system manage error correction of received wirelessly transmitted messages. A High Level network layer...
Method and apparatus for user authentication
The invention provides for secure end-to-end user authentication by a remote server communicating with a communication device. The communication device further...
Gene expression programming based on Hidden Markov Models
Computer programs (600, 700, 800, 900, 1000) and a programmed computer (1100) for automatically generating computer programs (i.e. sequences of instructions) are...
Interactive tool for semi-automatic generation of a natural language
grammar from a device descriptor
A method, system, and tool product for creating a grammar for a natural language dialog system from a device description is provided. The system can include a...
Apparatus for control of in-battery module
An apparatus (100) is provided for powering an in-battery electronic application module (118) without the use of an external on/off switch. A battery pack (102)...
Mobile wireless communication devices with quick-send features and methods
A mobile wireless communication device like a cellular handset includes multiple communication addresses stored in its memory. Each address is associated with...
Providing interferer diversity is disclosed. A received wireless signal is processed to obtain a first processed signal in which a desired information is...
Method and apparatus for providing quality of service over a contention
access period of a wireless personal...
A method and apparatus for providing quality of service over a contention access period of a wireless personal area network is provided herein. Particularly, the...
Network for a cellular communication system and a method of operation
A network for a cellular communication system comprises access points (105-109) supporting cells within a region (113). Each access point (105-109) has an...
Multiple configuration communication apparatus
Multiple-configuration communication apparatus includes: a communication device (130) simultaneously maintaining at least a first and a second channel; a storage...
Folded dipole multi-band antenna
A loop antenna includes a ground plane and a conductive element with a first C-shaped element portion having an open end and a closed end, with only the open end...
Dual autodiplexing antenna
A dual autodiplexing antenna (300) redirects power flow (303) from an unloaded antenna to a loaded antenna, thereby improving communication performance under...
Method for determining residual battery charge
A method is provided for determining a residual charge on a battery (12), comprising applying a discharge pulse to the battery (12) and measuring a first voltage...
Angled double-wall junction
An enclosure (302), an electronic device (300) that includes the enclosure, and a method (600) for forming the enclosure. The enclosure can include a first...
Battery pack having non-orthogonal coupling slots
This invention includes a battery pack having an improved battery retention system for coupling to another device, like a desktop charger. The battery pack,...
Method and system of pre-loading preferred access contact information in
A method (300) and system for pre-loading preferred access contact information can include a transceiver (28), memory (24) for pre-storing preferred access...
Housing for a communication device base
Method and apparatus for generating pairwise combinatorial tests from a
A method (200) of creating pairwise combinatorial test cases from system configuration data can include reading a graphic representation of the system...
Method and apparatus for compressing GPS satellite broadcast message
An assisted global positioning satellite (Assisted GPS) system has a GPS reference network node (260) that collects GPS satellite broadcast messages and prepares...
Method for improving the reliability of low latency handoffs
A method for is disclosed in which a first message is received from a first device. Upon receipt of the first message, a registration request is transmitted via...
Method and apparatus for minimizing noise on a power supply line of a
An apparatus and method are provided for minimizing noise on a power supply line (105) of a mobile radio, such as generated in a vehicular environment. An...
Fault-tolerant amplifier matrix
An amplifier matrix (112) has a plurality of inter-coupled matrix clusters (201), and a controller (106). The controller is programmed to detect (304) a fault in...
Transmission of signaling information in an OFDM communication system
An Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing, OFDM, transmitter comprises a signalling data generator (113) which generates a set of data symbols indicative of...
Base radios with interchangeable modules
Base radios and communication apparatus (100) that include: a chassis (110); at least one power supply module (120) having a height that is substantially the...
Method and apparatus for providing a Cartesian training waveform
One provides (401, 402) both an in-phase signal component (501) and a quadrature signal component (601) wherein the latter has a non-zero portion. These two...
Crypto-synchronization for secure communication
An apparatus (213) and corresponding methods (FIG. 7) to facilitate maintaining crypto synchronization while processing communication signals in a communication...
Method and apparatus for a node to determine a proper duty cycle within an
A method and apparatus for determining a node's proper duty cycle is provided herein. All nodes (500) within a network (100) will interactively switch...