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Incoming message decoding in wireless communications devices and methods
A method in a mobile wireless communication device capable of receiving a paging message transmitted in a series of bursts over successive time frames including...
Method and system for communicating within a communication network
A method and system for assigning priority to a talk group of a plurality of talk groups in a communication network (100) is provided. The method includes...
Method for dynamic group call
A method for providing dynamic group call among a group of users both wireless (10-30) and wireline (40) places the selectability of the call in the hands of an...
Method and system for analysis and visualization of a wireless
A system and method for analysis of a wireless communications network is disclosed. A map of a physical environment integrating communications hardware for...
Method and system for distributing talk group activity among multiple
A system (100) and method (200) for providing a multiple channel site for supporting talk group activity is provided. The method includes determining (202) an...
Efficient transitions between operating states in a communication network
An apparatus and method for efficient transitions between operating states in a communication network, includes a preliminary step of having a mobile station in...
Method and apparatus for encouraging routing in a network
A node (200) includes a processor (201) for determining neighbor nodes in a routing path to a destination based on a routing table associated with the node...
Communication network and method
A wireless, ad-hoc or private communications network comprising nodes, forming with other elements of the network a switching and management infrastructure...
Method and a system for managing information in a wireless network
A system and method are provided for managing information in a wireless network. The information can be utilized during handoff of a client from an access point...
Liquid crystal device having variable reflected wavelength
A liquid crystal device comprises a cholesteric liquid crystal material interposed between a transparent front plate and a back plate. The cholesteric liquid...
Image sensor architecture employing one or more non-volatile memory cells
A circuit for use in an image sensor as well as an image sensing system using the circuit are set forth. The circuit comprises a memory device having a...
Carbon nanotubes litz wire for low loss inductors and resonators
An upper frequency-range circuit (160) includes a load element (168) exhibiting a capacitive load impedance. A first matching network (166) includes at least one...
Method and apparatus for storing and distributing encryption keys
A first infrastructure system device other than a mobile station generates an encryption key and encrypts the encryption key with a first intrakey associated...
Tunneling security association messages through a mesh network
The disclosure relates to techniques and technologies for establishing a secure link between a mesh authenticator and a mesh key distributor for transporting...
System and method for routing and domain name system support of a mobile
System and method are provided for establishing internet protocol (IP) communication between a mobile node (MN) and one or more mobile networks. The method...
Timing synchronization and beacon generation for mesh points operating in
a wireless mesh network
A method is used by a mesh point that includes one or more step of receiving one of a beacon and probe response from an other mesh point; setting a state of...
Method and device for enabling and disabling group transmissions
A source device (110) receives a carrier signal and continuously monitors the carrier signal for a first predetermined condition and a second predetermined...
System and method for switching operating modes of a mobile station
When operating a mobile station in an Enhanced General Packet Radio Service (EGPRS)-compliant mode of operation, a first performance of the mobile station (110)...
Optical communication system adapted for receiving an optical signal at a
plurality of different positions
An optical communication system (200) for transmitting light between a first housing (102) and a second housing (104) of a device (100) is provided. The first...
Method and apparatus for communication by a secondary user of spectrum
During operation of a node in a secondary communication system (100) data enters a spreader (301) and is appropriately spread. The spread data is then modulated...
Method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier WLAN
A method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier wireless local area network where a client creates a neighbor list identifying a neighbor wherein the...
Mobile station architectures for circuit and packet modes and methods
Mobile station communication architectures for supporting circuit and packet modes of operation and methods therefor, for example time division multiple access...
Method and system for link adaptation in a wireless multi-carrier
A method and system for link adaptation between a wireless multi-carrier access point (102) and a wireless multi-carrier communication device (104) is described....
Routing in a data communication network
A method of supporting mobility in an Internet Protocol (IP)-based data network. The method comprises the steps of generating a first stateful IP ...
Method and apparatus for a synchronization channel in an OFDMA system
A method and apparatus is provided for transmitting an orthogonal frequency domain multiple access (OFDMA) signal including a synchronization channel signal...
Movable user interface
A wireless communication handset (100) having a movable housing portion (204) coupled to a housing portion (202) that rotates relative to the housing portion....
Coupled slot probe antenna
A coupled slot probe antenna for use with antenna structures in mobile communication devices, such as cellular telephones and other wireless communication...
Selectively sending notifications when an object tracking device is
outside a range of an anchor beacon
A method of tracking objects uses an anchor beacon that can emit a broadcast over a range that is detectable by an object tracking device. The object tracking...
Bistable microelectronic switch stack
A stack for a bistable microelectronic switch. A porphyrin compound and a conductive polymer are sandwiched between two electrodes. The device exhibits a...
Method and system for wireless charging
The invention concerns a system (100) and method (300) for charging a battery. The method includes the steps of supplying (312) a charging current to a battery...
Reduced complexity recursive least square lattice structure adaptive
filter by means of estimating the backward...
A method for reducing a computational complexity of an m-stage adaptive filter is provided by expanding a weighted sum of forward prediction error squares into a...
Method and apparatus for using sequential group call initiations to avoid
wasting resources and battery life...
A system  includes a target set of communication devices  for a group call. An originator communication device  transmits a group call initiation...
Fast acquisition of a communication uplink allocation in a mobile
communication system based on mobile...
A system and method for fast acquisition of a communication link in a wireless broadband communication system between a mobile station and a base station...
Method and apparatus for IP multicasting
A method and apparatus for multicast communication, wherein the apparatus is configured for performing the method that includes the steps of: communicating (210)...
Distributed automatically-configuring switching system
A distributed switching system comprising a call controller, multiple source modules, and multiple destination modules provides circuit switching functionality...
Method and apparatus for frame synchronization in a communication network
A method and apparatus for frame synchronization in a communication network is provided. The communication network includes a plurality of base stations. The...
Method and system for multirate multiuser modulation
A multi-rate interleaved frequency division multiple access (IFDMA) modulation scheme permits users to transmit at different data rates or to vary their data...
Method for utilizing multiple level encryption
In a wireless communication system with an air interface comprised of a plurality of bursts, a communication device (102) receives a burst (200). The burst...
OFDM communication device
To provide high-quality communication even when the power for synchronization preamble is reduced in an OFDM communication device. To achieve symbol...
Method and apparatus for using multiple transmission states while
maintaining quality of service
A wireless transmitter (400) having a quantity of data to transmit (101) can automatically determine (102) whether that data can be transmitted using a first...
Method and apparatus for inter-system active handoff of a hybrid
A communication system provides for an active handoff of a voice call between a packet switched network and a circuit switched network. An active handoff from...
Self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system
A self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system is disclosed. The system includes a handoff manager (108), which receives information about a...
Method and apparatus for omniscient root node selection in an ad hoc
Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network that contains a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation...
System, method and apparatus for a resend response
An embodiment generally relates to a method of maximizing network efficiency. The method includes determining a state of a connect attempt from a network and...
Method and apparatus for broadcast in an ad hoc network with dynamic
selection of relay nodes
Techniques are provided for allowing a node (300) in an ad hoc network to deterministically decide whether to relay broadcast information to another node in the...
Control of jitter buffer size and depth
A packet data communication system that includes a mobile station having a jitter buffer and a wireless infrastructure having a base site serving the mobile...
Method and apparatus to facilitate multi-setting virtual reality
When providing (101) a user a first interactive virtual reality experience via a first virtual setting and upon detecting (102) a need to transition the user to...
Antenna interfaces for mobile RFID readers
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for communicating with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags using an RFID reader are provided. A first communication...
RF system having a one-dimensional nanostructure multi-port coupler
A one-dimensional nanostructure multi-port coupler (100, 300, 400, 600) is provided for use in an RF device (700). The coupler (100, 300, 400, 600) includes a...