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Method and apparatus for memory address generation using dynamic stream
Memory addresses for a data stream are generated by a stream parameter generator that calculates a set of stream parameters for each of a number of memory access...
System and method for over-the-air update of wireless communication
A system and method is provided for over-the-air updating of a wireless communication device. The system and method provides the ability to update both...
Method and system for generating peer to peer billing records when one or
more clients pay for the other clients
A method and a system for generating peer-to-peer billing records for at least one peer-to-peer communication session corresponding to at least one communication...
Method and apparatus for controlling a supply voltage to a power amplifier
A supply voltage to a power amplifier is controlled. A signal at a single point in a power amplifier is detected. A signal parameter is determined for the...
Method and apparatus for controlling a delivery of a broadcast-multicast
flow in a packet data communication system
A communication system provides separate subscription keys for a non-subscriber version of a broadcast-multicast flow and a subscriber-only version of the flow,...
System and method for parallel computation of an array transform
An array transform system for parallel computation of a plurality of elements of an array transform includes a memory for storing an array of data elements. Each...
Method and apparatus for making sidebar calls
A method and apparatus for conducting a sidebar, subconference call from a multiparty conference call is provided. Once a party has joined a multiparty...
Wireless handset with improved hearing aid compatibility
A "candy bar" form factor wireless handset (200) having an internal antenna (222, 306) a bottom end of an main internal circuit board (208) and an auxiliary...
Location enabled device with power saving control and method thereof
An energy constrained device (100) includes a motion sensor (150) operative to detect motion of the device (100); a device position determinator (130); and a...
Method and system for maintaining current data for wireless devices
A system including a server to receive a request representing changes to data residing at a device. The request is received from the device that is coupled to...
Location request method and apparatus in wireless communications networks
A method and apparatus for suppressing subsequent re-request of a location request, for example a MO-LR request in a GSM communication system, by a mobile...
Message format conversion in communications terminals and networks
A method in a communications network, for example a messaging server, including receiving (410) a message having a first message format, converting (420) the...
OFDM channel estimator
The channel estimation technique employs a set of pilot tones to determine channel state information. Because some of the pilot tones contained in the OFDM...
Emergency call-back for a wireless communication device equipped with a
user removable module
An apparatus (100) and method (200) for enabling a wireless communication device operating in a locked mode to receive an incoming call is provided. The wireless...
Communication device, communication node, and method for transmitting a
A communication device (102), communication node (104), and method for transmitting a message are disclosed. The method includes calculating number of frames...
Downloading web pages
The method of enhancing sessions or applications protocols which use successive transmission control protocol connections within a session on time division...
Methods and devices for video correction of still camera motion
Disclosed are devices including a mobile imaging device having memory, a video camera system and a still camera system. The video camera system can be configured...
Charging system and method
The invention concerns a method (200) and system (100) for charging a battery (110). The method includes the steps of receiving (212) an input power supply...
Portable electronic device and method to protect same
A portable electronic device and a method to protect the portable electronic device from a battery bounce are provided. The portable electronic device (100) can...
Devices and methods for determining orientation of a camera
Described are an electronic device, a camera, and a method for determining an orientation of a camera in an electronic device. The method includes measuring a...
Block codeword decoder with confidence indicator
A wireless transceiver (100) that produces soft decisions for received, block error correction encoded codewords and a confidence indicator signifying a...
Method and apparatus for link layer assisted handoff
Various embodiments are described to address the need for an apparatus and method that improves upon known handoff techniques, such as Mobile IP and Fast Mobile...
Satellite positioning system receiver time determination in minimum
A method in a satellite positioning system receiver, including acquiring (210) a set of satellite positioning system satellites, determining (220) satellite...
Electroluminescent display having a pixel array
An electroluminescent display contains an array of dynamically addressable pixels. The pixels are arranged on one side of a carrier substrate. Conductive vias in...
Portable communication device with global positioning system antenna
A portable communication device (100) has an antenna with predominantly upward antenna radiation patterns at GPS frequencies. The portable communication device...
Method and apparatus for providing reference frequency aiding among peers
operating in a direct communication mode
A mobile communication device (202) and peer mobile communication devices (204, 206) are capable of direct voice and data communication. The mobile communication...
Method and apparatus for simultaneously communicating on a voice channel
and broadcast channel
A method and apparatus is provided for simultaneously accessing a broadcast channel which allows for maintaining registration on the broadcast channel and a...
Method for managing scanning of channels in a wireless network
A method for managing scanning of a plurality of channels in a wireless network is disclosed. The method comprises detecting by a station that a first channel in...
Method and system for managing communication devices
A method (200) for managing communication devices is disclosed. The method includes receiving a request by the receiver (304) from a first communication device,...
System and method for enhanced secret mode
Disclosed is a system and method in a communication device configured with a secret mode capability and a plurality of applications. The system and method...
Handset device with audio porting
A handset device (10) includes a substrate (56) defining a first audio port portion (78) and having a contact pad (266). An adhesive (60) is operatively coupled...
Method and apparatus for a digital-to-phase converter
A DPC (300) includes: a frequency source (310) for generating a clock signal; a delay line (320) for receiving the clock signal and generating phase-shifted...
Method and apparatus to facilitate inter-AN HRPD hard handoff
Various embodiments are described to address the need for reduced handoff delays associated with inter-AN (access network) HRPD (High Rate Packet Data)/1XEV-DO...
System and method of operation of a communication network
A communication network includes a base station, a relay station, and a subscriber station. The base station is communicatively coupled to a backhaul for routing...
Devices and methods for intradevice optical communication of data
Disclosed are devices and methods for intradevice communication in a mobile communication device having a display. A method includes providing a supply signal...
Method and system for optimizing transcoder resources
A method and system (500) for optimizing transcoder resources in a multimedia session is disclosed. The method includes receiving (202) one or more SDP offers....
Media-specific floor control for push-to-X communication
In the various embodiments of the present invention, a method of floor control in a PTX communications system comprises transmitting a floor control message via...
Method and apparatus for calculating a device location
A method and apparatus for calculating a location of a device is provided. A likelihood of the device being located at a particular location point or a...
System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local
area network (WLAN) systems
A method for transmitting beacon transmissions in a wireless local area network (WLAN) communications system (100) operating on one or more channels includes...
Scheduling in wireless communication systems
A method in a wireless communication network (100) wherein information is communicated in a frame structure wherein each frame includes multiple sub-frames,...
Method and apparatus for scheduling frequency selective and frequency
diverse allocations in mobile...
A base station (105) includes a scheduler (220) to determine a location of a user terminal (110) within a cell (125) of a wireless system (100). The cell has a...
Method and apparatus for allowing runtime creation of a user experience
for a wireless device
An apparatus  includes an application layer  to present an application behavior specification and a presentation specification. An engine layer ...
Method for authenticating a message
A transmitting device (100) generates a message (102). The message has a message length (104) and comprises message data (106). A key input (108) is identified,...