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Method and apparatus for encryption of over-the-air communications in a
wireless communication system
A communication device encrypts symbols at a physical layer in order to improve encryption of data transmitted over a wireless link. A symbol mapper of the...
System and method for downlink signaling for high speed uplink packet
A wireless communication system (100) and method for providing high speed uplink packet access from user equipment (128, 130) to a base station (114, 116, 118,...
Image and audio controls for a communication device in push-to-video
A method (300) and an apparatus (110) for a communication device for controlling an image portion and an audio portion of a push-to-video communication are...
Method and apparatus for radio frequency band assignment in a wireless
A wireless communication system comprises a mobile station in communication with an infrastructure that supports multiple radio frequency (RF) band classes. When...
System, method, and apparatus for establishing headroom for a mobile
A system, method, and apparatus for establishing headroom for a mobile station operating in a wireless communication system by determining (230) a communication...
Method and system for delivery of short message service messages
A method and device for transmitting at least one short messaging service message to at least one wireless device are disclosed. The method comprises receiving...
Method and apparatus for providing in-band wireless backhaul
Various embodiments are described to address the need for providing wireless backhaul that may reduce operator startup costs while avoiding some of the drawbacks...
Radio receiver having a multi-state variable threshold automatic gain
control (AGC) for fast channel scanning...
A radio receiver (300) having a multi-state variable threshold automatic gain control (AGC) for fast channel scanning acquisition includes an amplifier (303)...
Method and apparatus for providing deferrable data services in a cellular
A communication system, upon receiving an instruction to transfer deferrable data, determines whether an air interface is congested and, when the air interface...
Dual input low noise amplifier for multi-band operation
A dual input low noise amplifier (LNA) for multi-band frequency operation is disclosed. The dual input LNA (100) simultaneously operates in two amplifier...
Method and system for communicating within a wireless communication
A method and system for communicating within a wireless communication network (200) is provided. The communication between Portable Subscriber Units (PSUs) (104...
Interconnect assembly for a clam style portable communication device
An interconnect assembly for a clam style portable communication device (100) provides for a hermetically sealed device that prevents water intrusion. A flex...
Cooperative CSMA mode identification in clustered networks
In one embodiment, a sensing device (200) can include a transceiver (202) to monitor a communication signal, and a controller (203) communicatively coupled to...
Dynamic wireless backhaul
A communication system and a method of communicating data. A first backhaul site can be dynamically selected from a plurality of backhaul sites that are each...
Wireless sensor node group affiliation method and apparatus
A wireless sensor node can obtain (102) a wireless sensor node group affiliation pursuant to an affiliation formation process and then subsequently transmit...
Method and apparatus for speaker arbitration in a multi-participant
A communication system provides in-band speaker arbitration in a multi-participant communication session by use of RTP floor control messages that include a...
Method and apparatus for an exchange of packet data between a wireless
access terminal and a packet switched...
A communication system is provided that allows a Hybrid Access Terminal (HAT) that is monitoring, or is engaged in a circuit voice call in, a circuit switched...
Method and apparatus for group leader selection in wireless multicast
In a telecommunication system comprising a multicast group (110) and a base station (200), a signal performance value (304) is received from at least two members...
Monitoring for radio frequency enabled items based on shared group
A method, radio frequency ID reader, and wireless communication device monitor radio-frequency identification enabled items associated with a group activity. The...
Method of manufacturing customized electroluminescent display
An electroluminescent display device contains an electroluminescent phosphor sandwiched between a pair of electrodes and a graphic arts element. The device is...
Method and system for generating a play tree for selecting and playing
A play tree may be generated for selecting and playing media content. A list of media files may be generated and displayed to the user. The user's selection from...
Method and system for using entertainment files as ring tones
A method and system, suitable for using an original entertainment file for playing as a ring tone on a communication device (104), is provided. The method...
Method and apparatus to facilitate communication resource allocation for
A network element (300) can facilitate allocating first and second communication resources (such as, but not limited to, FDMA and TDMA communication resources)...
Method and apparatus for establishing direct communication for mobiles in
a radio communication system
A radiotelephone method includes detecting other mobile stations and identifying possible relay candidates among the other mobile stations. The method then...
Method for data transfer with a mobile station while in discontinuous
A method for sleep mode during an impending handover is disclosed. The method comprises receiving (104) from a network a handover threshold value. Then once in...
Garment for controlling an electronic device
Disclosed is a garment (102) made of a particular type of material, the garment can include a garment appendage (104, 108, 110, 112) and a sensor (114, 116)...
Method and apparatus for improving signal reception in a receiver
A method and apparatus for improving signal reception in a receiver (100) by performing all-channel and/or on-channel estimations on a received signal so as to...
Status report method in a wireless communication system
A method for reporting missing data of a re-segmented data transmission in a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method comprises determining that a...
Method for routing combinational services to a single endpoint
A method for routing a plurality of calls to a single endpoint of a plurality of endpoints at a common destination is disclosed. The method comprising the steps...
Electrode mask shorted to a common electrode
A liquid crystal display device with a liquid crystal material layer (414) includes a common electrode layer (406) proximate the liquid crystal material layer...
System and method for flash control
The invention concerns a method (200) and system (100) for flash control. The method can include the steps of--in a portable electronic device (122)--detecting...
User interface and method therefor
A scrolling user interface comprises proportional scrolling responsive to contact in a proportional zone of a scrolling strip and multi-mode scrolling in...
Thin film battery having textured layer
A monolithically integrated lithium thin film battery (10) provides increased areal capacity on a single level (without stacking of multiple cells). The Lithium...
Headset for a communication device
Dynamically updateable and moveable memory zones
A command is received to perform an update operation on a first component of code contained in a plurality of memory blocks in a memory. It is determined whether...
Apparatus for notification in a cellular communication system
A notification apparatus 201 for a cellular communication system 100 comprises a call detector 209 which detects a communication initialization involving a first...
Method and apparatus to facilitate scheduling transmissions to group
Upon detecting (201) a communication need for a group of communication recipients that entails attempting to make at least one transmission to each of the...
Method and apparatus for session tracing and session logging in a
peer-to-peer communication environment
Peer-A (101) broadcasts a Peer Lookup Query (107) to a Peer Discovery Service (PDS) (105). Peer-A (101) may receive a Peer Lookup Response (109) from any peer...
Prevention of an alarm activation and supporting methods and apparatus
A method and apparatus for preventing false alarm activation is provided. According to one embodiment of the invention, a determination (410) is made as to...
Method and apparatus for reordering fragments within a MAC layer service
data unit within a downlink frame
A method and apparatus for processes a downlink frame within a Medium Access Control (MAC) layer (348) where the downlink frame includes a plurality of fragments...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing transmissions from multiple
A method and apparatus for transmitting packets in a wireless communication system (100). The method and apparatus determining a delay period from among the...
Headset for a communication device
Wireless sensor node executable code request facilitation method and
A wireless sensor node can request, responds to requests for, and maintain executable code (101), including executable code for which the wireless sensor node is...
Method and apparatus for performing mutual authentication within a network
A method and apparatus for mutual authentication of a first and a second node is provided herein. During operation the first node sends a first authentication...
System for providing continuity between session clients and method
An online communication system (10) includes a plurality of remote session clients (12) and one or more online servers (14). The online communication system (10)...
Method and apparatus for enhancing loudness of a speech signal
A speech filter (108) enhances the loudness of a speech signal by expanding the formant regions of the speech signal beyond a natural bandwidth of the formant...
Method for controlling audio signals to an FM transmitter and a
loudspeaker of a hands-free adapter
A method (200) for controlling audio signals to an FM transmitter and a loudspeaker of a hands-free adapter first sends a first audio signal to the loudspeaker...