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Method and apparatus for identifying a language used in a document and
performing OCR recognition based on the...
A method and apparatus for identifying a language used in a document based on a number of strokes per character is provided herein. Once identified, character...
Method and apparatus for blocking unwanted canine interactions
A method and apparatus for blocking unwanted canine interactions during a canine deployment at a public-safety incident scene is provided herein. During...
Security based network access selection
A method and wireless device select a set of secure network connections (230) between a wireless device (108) in a wireless communication system and a target...
Group communication method and system
A method and system of managing group calls is disclosed. The method of comprises receiving call control signaling associated with a group of user communication...
System and method for interrupting communications within a communication
A method for interrupting active communications within a communication network, the method comprising in one embodiment: operating a communication device to...
Method and device for allocating a channel in a decentralized trunked
radio communication system
A method and device for allocating a channel in a decentralized trunked radio communication system enables efficient channel utilization. The method includes...
Method for automatically switching to a channel for transmission on a
multi-watch portable radio
A method for automatically switching to a channel for transmission on a portable radio is provided. In operation, a first microphone is assigned to respond to...
Mitigating transmission interference between digital radio and broadband
A broadband device (105) can detect a proximate narrowband transmission (152) from a narrowband communication device (145). The narrowband transmission (152)...
Earpiece audio device
Method and apparatus for establishing a group call in a multiple wireless
technology communication system
A communication system is provided that sets up a group call, originated in a first originating network, in a second originating network when insufficient...
Adjustable earpiece device
An audio device (100) provides an on-ear speaker housing (110), an adjustable shaft (120), and a malleable ear loop (130) coupled to the adjustable shaft. The...
Method for presence notification based on a sequence of events
A client entity generates a subscription to a presentity that includes a sequence of events which define a trigger that controls when a presence server sends a...
Enhanced push to talk systems and methods with floor control and media
An enhanced push to talk (PTT) method, a network, and a PTT server provide floor control and media traffic optimization for push to talk over cellular (PoC)....
Utilizing a stapling technique with a server-based certificate validation
protocol to reduce overhead for...
A certificate issuer (210) can periodically request, receive, and store current server-based certificate validation protocol (SCVP) staples (225) for supported...
Safety alert apparatus for a portable communication device
A safety alert device (200) is formed of a clip (210) and integrated whistle (220) coupled to a portable communication device (300). The clip and integrated...
Communication system for detecting law enforcement violations in a
A communication system (200) comprises a radio communication device (100) comprising a controller (102) having law enforcement information (110) stored therein...
Service data flow detection in a conforming 3GPP access network having a
packet modification function
A system includes: a packet processing function and a packet modification function. The packet processing function receives a packet generated by a sending...
Audio summing systems and methods in radio communication systems
A method, a device, and a communication system include receiving one or more concurrent transmissions from one or more source devices in the communication...
Method and apparatus for providing emergency information
A method and apparatus for a device to provide emergency information is provided herein. During operation, an emergency responder will send out a wireless...
Method and apparatus for connecting a bluetooth device
A method and apparatus for connecting a Bluetooth device is provided herein. During operation a priority list is used by a Bluetooth piconet master. The...
Loudspeaker audio accessory for a communication device
A loudspeaker audio accessory provides and non-cable interface to a portable radio. The accessory can operate in conjunction with the radio or as a standalone...
Method and apparatus for loading voltage thresholds from a battery for a
A method and apparatus for determining whether to enable a functionality of a battery powered device upon connection to a battery is embodied by providing at...
Method for operating a radio communication device in a multi-watch mode
A method for operating a radio communication device in a multi-watch mode is provided. The radio communication device receives communications on a primary...
Method and system for operating a radio network controller in a wireless
A method and a system for operating a radio network controller (RNC) in a wireless communication system. The RNC generates a group database comprising a...
Methods and systems for providing high-security cryptographic keys to
At least one embodiment takes the form of a process carried out by a key-management infrastructure (KMI). The KMI receives first and second disassembly products...
Method and apparatus for responding to a potential mass random access
A radio controller monitors a radio channel for a first period of time and determines a first indication of signals received without detecting synchronization...
Methods for authentication using near-field
Authentication methods are used to authenticate, a device1 having an ESN1 (electronic serial number), a device2 having an ESN2, and/or a user of the devices. In...
Portable rechargeable battery pack and external adapter for same
Embodiments include a portable rechargeable battery pack, system, and external adapter that allow the portable rechargeable battery pack to both power a host...
Methods and systems for automated activation and configuration of
broadband incident area networks (IANs)
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for automated activation and configuration of broadband LTE IANs. A mobile IAN base station, an activated mode and a...
Method and system for assigning slot reservations to subscriber radios in
a telecommunications system
A method for assigning slot reservations to subscriber radios in a TDMA communications system, where data is arranged into a series of superframes, includes an...
Method and apparatus for informing a radio of a group-call started while
the radio was away from a control channel
A radio affiliates, via a first channel, with at least one talk group the radio is interested in receiving calls from, sends a request to transmit location...
Method and system for managing mass registration scenario in two-way radio
A method and apparatus are described for managing a mass registration scenario in a two-way radio system. A site controller in a trunked radio system detects a...
Method of and system for optimizing an empirical propagation prediction
model in a mobile communications network
A propagation prediction model having adjustable parameters is optimized in a mobile communications network, by subdividing a service area into a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for improving audio reception in a paging device
A method (300) and apparatus (200) are provided for operating a portable pager. The method and apparatus eliminate channel noise between paging tones and voice...
Method and system to increase protection of personnel during K9
Methods and systems to increase protection of personnel during K9 deployments include receiving contextual and situational data from mobile devices associated...
Method and apparatus for wirelessly transacting simultaneous voice and
data on adjacent timeslots
A wireless method, apparatus, and system provide simultaneous transacting of voice and data on adjacent timeslots through a combination of channel access rules...
Modulation of background substitution based on camera attitude and motion
A device and method of background substitution are disclosed. One or more cameras in a mobile device obtain a depth image. A processor in or external to the...
Illuminated rotary control for a communication device
A rotary control (120) is illuminated through a controlled illuminated indicator provided by a light guide arc reflector (114) disposed on a control panel (104)...
Method and apparatus for flexible fast network switching
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for flexible fast network switching. In an embodiment, a wireless-communication device has a first chipset compatible...
Methods for managing resource utilization in a long term evolution
Methods for managing resource utilization in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) communication system are described. In one method, an application server: receives...
Full duplex direct mode individual and group calling using adjacent time
slots in a TDMA system
A method for enabling full duplex direct mode calls between radios in an N:1 slotting ratio TDMA radio system includes detecting a request for a full duplex...
Method and apparatus for automatically determining a communication range
status of communicating radios
A method is disclosed for determining a connectivity status of radios in a coverage group. Each coverage group includes radios configured to transmit and...
Concurrent voice and data service on a same digital radio channel
A method, a subscriber unit, and a system provide concurrent voice and data systems and methods that "steal bits" from voice frames for low-speed concurrent...
Dual-watch collar-wearable communication device
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a dual-watch collar-wearable communication device. One embodiment takes the form of a system that includes left-side and...