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Authentication for Ad Hoc network setup
A device (110) performs a method 200 for authentication and Ad Hoc network setup. The device (110) receives (210) a first security configuration; receives (220)...
Method and apparatus for management of low-battery mobile stations
A communication system provides network-based battery power management that may be transparent to a user of a mobile station (MS). When one or more elements of a...
Method and system to improve efficiency of mobile station during listening
The invention concerns a method (200) and system (100) for improving the efficiency of a mobile station (112) during a listening interval (310). The method can...
Neighbor-assisted handover in mobile communications systems
A method is provided that comprises detecting, by a first user terminal of a wireless system, a second user terminal having wireless system information. The...
Decentralized wireless communication network and method having a plurality
A wireless communication system and method for determination of the location of a location-incapable device of a decentralized wireless communication network....
Method and apparatus for providing and obtaining broadcast multicast
Embodiments of the present invention provide a manner in which feedback from remote units (120-122) involved in a broadcast/multicast service session can be...
Air leak self-diagnosis for a communication device
A communication device (100) is provided with a technique (400) for self-diagnosing an air leak. The leak is determined without having to open the communication...
Method and apparatus for operating a node in a beacon based ad hoc network
During operation a node (500) that has associated with a network (100) will periodically broadcast a beacon (303) during a beacon interval as part of a...
Method and apparatus for reducing erroneous frame classifications
A method, and an apparatus in, for example, a mobile station (MS) (201) or a base station (202) reduces erroneous frame classifications in a radio access network...
Dynamic reduction of route reconvergence time
A router (101, 103, 105) includes a communication interface, for receiving a packet (107a-107f), when connected to a communication network. The router (101, 103,...
Method and system for operating a comparator
A method and system for operating a comparator (602) is provided. The method includes analyzing an output (612) of the comparator (602) based on one or more of a...
Direct digital synthesizer with variable reference for improved spurious
Improvement of quantization errors that arise in a delay line with finite resolution. A direct digital synthesizer (DDS), which contains a numerically controlled...
Headset for a communications device
Housing for a communication device
Housing for a communication device
Method and apparatus for improved link layer handoff
Various embodiments are described to address the need for an apparatus and method that improves link layer handoff by addressing the packet-loss problem existing...
Method and system for message and note composition on small screen devices
A method and system for written input and subsequent display of said written input of an electronic device (100). The electronic device (100) has a touch input...
Method and apparatus for combining outputs of multiple systems
Automatic recognition systems (100) includes multiple automatic recognition subsystems (102, 104, 106) that are cable of producing estimates of the probability...
Method and apparatus for encryption of over-the-air communications in a
wireless communication system
A communication device converts a bit stream to multiple symbols and provides encryption at a physical layer by shifting a phase of each symbol of the multiple...
Methods and apparatuses for routing data in a personal area network
The disclosure is a routing method for data in a personal area network. The personal area network includes a plurality of nodes. The method includes receiving a...
System and method for terminating a voice call in any burst within a
A system and method for effectively and reliably terminating a voice call in any burst within a multi-burst superframe. A transmitting unit generates a...
Method of validated communication
A method of validated communication The present invention provides a method of validated communication between a mobile network node (MNN) and a correspondent...
Method and apparatus for resource allocation and scheduling
A method and apparatus for resource allocation and scheduling within a wireless communication system is provided herein. During resource allocation, a maximum...
Content downloading in communication terminals
A multimedia terminal (200) that receives a document descriptor file in response to a content download request, parses the document descriptor file for a...
Distributed domain name service
Distributed DNS in a wireless communication network comprising broadcasting by a first node a request message to a second node is disclosed. The request message...
Wireless access network sharing among core networks and methods
A method for access network (112) sharing, for example, a GSM or UMTS 3G wireless communications radio access network (RAN), among multiple core networks (120,...
Method of reliable multicasting
A method for providing reliable multicasting is described. A transmitted multicast packet is received at second devices, each of which in response transmits a...
Method and apparatus for providing IP mobility for mobile networks and
detachable mobile network nodes
An IP mobility solution for mobile network(s) (110) defining mobile routers (112) detachably connected to one or more mobile nodes (116). When attached to the...
Method for adaptive channel signaling
This method (110) adaptively sends control messages and a predetermined number of fast repeats of the control messages on the traffic channel of a mobile...
Method and system for propagating mutual authentication data in wireless
A method and system for propagating mutual authentication data in both a first wireless communication network and a second wireless communication network is...
Method and system for multiparty calling using a dual mode phone with
A method (100) and system (20) for multiparty communication using at least one dual mode communication device includes a dual mode radio (11) having at least a...
Talker arbitration method and apparatus
During the course of a push-to-talk talkgroup wireless communication, decisions (21) are made regarding possible subsequent push-to-talk communication needs for...
System and method for dynamically selecting wireless information
communication modes for a wireless...
A system, method, and wireless device for dynamically selecting a wireless information communication mode for wireless communication of information to at least...
Methods for dividing base station resources
Methods for dividing resources of base stations among multiple mobile stations are provided. According to one embodiment of the invention, an overlapping group...
Method and apparatus for wireless communication in a high velocity
A communication system transitions from a high velocity mode of operation to a non-high velocity mode of operation based on a movement of a mobile station. When...
System and method for initiating communications between mobile stations
A stream of packets is monitored. When a first packet in the stream of packets is detected to be destined for a target mobile station (110), the first packet is...
Method for efficient bandwidth utilization in a wireless radio network
In a network comprising a plurality of channels, at least two channels are operating at different frequencies. The fixed network equipment (FNE; 124, 126)...
Method and apparatus for data transfer
A user will receive a variation of a particular file depending upon the type of network the user is currently accessing. More particularly, a user will typically...
Printed circuit board having closed vias
Closed vias are formed in a multilayer printed circuit board by laminating a dielectric layer to one side of a central core having a metal layer on each side. A...
Method for preventing electron emission from defects in a field emission
A method is provided for preventing electron emission from a sidewall (34) of a gate electrode (20) and the edge (28) of the gate electrode stack of a field...
Detection of cloned communication united based on message contents
A method (FIG. 3), corresponding call screening unit, and base station (FIG. 2), suitable for detecting cloned communication units (111 or 113), are operable to...
Quality of service modification using a token in a communication network
An apparatus and method is provided for adjusting a Quality of Service (QoS) for a communication device in a communication network. One step includes registering...
Method and system for validating a mobile station location fix
A method and system for evaluating the validity of location fixes of a mobile station by comparison of a location fix for which a validity determination is...
Method of supporting reactivation of a dormant session using stored
A method of supporting reactivation of service instances in a dormant session. A wireless device (102) sends an Origination or Reconnect message to a Base...
Image expanding lenses, display devices and electronic devices
Disclosed are image expanding lenses, display devices, and electronic devices incorporating the disclosed image expanding lenses. In accordance with a disclosed...
Reconfigurable downconverter for a multi-band positioning receiver
A reconfigurable downconverter (10) for a multi-band positioning receiver is operable with an RF synthesizer (18) with fixed output frequency, and a fixed...