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Method and apparatus for dynamically prioritize network faults based on
real-time service degradation
A method and apparatus of an alarm management system (114) for dynamically prioritizing network conditions for a communication system (100) is disclosed. The...
System and method for reducing transient responses in a phase lock loop
with variable oscillator gain
A system and method for reducing the transient responses in a phase lock loop (PLL) (100) with variable oscillator gain is disclosed. The system includes a...
Automatic repeat request (ARQ) scheme
During operation each ACK/NAK feedback (200) comprises two fields (201-204). Each field corresponds to the status of previously-received data (e.g., slot, frame,...
Memory address generation with non-harmonic indexing
A method for generating a sequence of memory addresses for a multi-dimensional data structure and an address generation unit are disclosed. The address...
Cartesian loop transmitter and method of adjusting an output level of such
A Cartesian loop transmitter having isolator eliminator circuitry is presented. The isolator eliminator circuitry includes a set of low pass and wide band pass...
Nanostructured tunable antennas for communication devices
An apparatus (10, 30, 40, 50) is provided that relates to nanotubes as radiation elements for antennas and phased arrays, and more particularly to a macro-sized...
Emitting device having electron emitting nanostructures and method of
An emission device is provided for extracting electrons onto an anode of a visual display. The emission device (10) includes a conductivity limited material (18)...
Method and apparatus for modifying skin and theme screens on a
A portable communication device (10) having a customizable skin and theme on a display (30) of the communication device can include a transceiver (38 and 44), a...
Method and apparatus for error detection in a data block
A transmitting device generates a data block including a first field having a first plurality of bits that includes an error detection portion and a second field...
System and method for automatically forwarding a communication message
The invention is a data network system (110) and method for forwarding a communication message intended for one device to another device. A target user of a...
System and method for providing data storage through a device management
tree using non-device management agents
A client device (701) of a communication system (700) includes, for example, a processor (304) programmed to include a device management tree interface (702)...
Method and database for navigating a person from a starting point to a
An interactive system and method for navigating a person from a starting point to a destination, using a wireless location determining device and a wireless...
Mobile communication device and method of hibernating and prebooting same
to reduce start up time
A mobile communication device (100) includes a volatile memory (110) and a non-volatile memory (112). Instruction code for operating the mobile communication...
Method and system for communicating using a quiescent period
In FDMA communications between two or more primary radios (41, 42; 141, 142), use is made of a quiescent period in the primary communication. The quiescent...
Method and apparatus for mobile station management and system
A communication system optimizes system performance by selectively managing which mobile stations (MSs) are to serve as test MSs. The test MSs report system...
Security authentication and key management within an infrastructure based
wireless multi-hop network
A system and method of security authentication and key management scheme in a multi-hop wireless network is provided herein with a hop-by-hop security model. The...
Device having pivotable hinges
In one embodiment, a device (100) having a first portion (102) and a second portion (104), the first or second portion being pivotably adjustable in two...
Method for allowing a subscriber unit to access a channel for voice
In a TDMA system whereby the TDMA system comprises a plurality of subscriber units and a plurality of base radios, a method and system for providing access to a...
Method and apparatus for signaling ad-hoc group of mobile units
Various embodiments are described for signaling an ad-hoc group of mobile units (MUs). The ad-hoc group may be a group of MUs for which signaling awaits...
Micro-electro-mechanical system varactor
A micro-electro-mechanical system varactor. The varactor includes a substrate, a lower bias conductor partially overlaying the substrate, a first signal...
Electrically small low profile switched multiband antenna
A small volume antenna (100) has the form of a polygonal (e.g., square) board with multiple antenna elements (104, 110) located at vertices (114, 116) (e.g.,...
Communication device cradle
Wireless communication system capacity control facilitation method and
System capacity control in a wireless communication system can be facilitated with respect to a mobile to mobile communication. Such facilitation can comprise...
Method of changing access point for a mobile node in a wireless access
Changing access points for a mobile node (106) in a wireless access network (100), for example a wireless local area network (WLAN), includes the mobile node...
Wireless communication network security method and system
A security method (100) in a radio access network can include monitoring (102) (by either a base station controller or a mobile radio) for one or more...
Method and apparatus for reducing transmitter peak power requirements with
orthogonal code noise shaping
A method and apparatus for reducing peak transmitter power includes providing a set of orthogonal communication codes for a telecommunications system that...
Method and apparatus for public long code mask handoff management
To address the need for improved public long code mask (PLCM) management during handoffs, embodiments of the present invention enable a mobile station (MS) (101)...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data
A structured parity-check matrix H is proposed, wherein H is an expansion of a base matrix H.sub.b and wherein H.sub.b comprises a section H.sub.b1 and a section...
Method and apparatus for transmitting data in a radio communication system
A method and apparatus for transmitting data in a radio communication system includes a data segmenter (203) segmenting data into data segments that are fed to a...
Method and apparatus for updating information within a communication
A method and apparatus is provided to update information within a first network (103) via a second network (102) when communication no longer exists with the...
Method and apparatus for controlling access to a multimedia broadcast
multicast service in a packet data...
A communication system (100) determines whether to establish a point-to-multipoint communication or a point-to-point communication for conveyance of Multimedia...
Method and system for providing information about a communications device
The invention concerns a method (300) of providing information about a communications device. The method includes the steps of establishing (312) a...
Apparatus and method of radio access management for a radio communication
The invention relates to access management in a radio communication system. A subscriber unit (101) transmits an access message to a base station (103). A Radio...
Method for acoustic transducer calibration
A method of acoustic transducer calibration (200, 400) using a band limited pseudo random noise source with an internal digital signal processor (209, 403) to...
System and method for establishing communication services between
A system and method of retrieving dispatch call information from a dedicated database by using interconnect call information. Interconnect call information from...
Media access control and distributed data processing using mediation
devices in an asynchronous network
A low power consumption protocol for low power communication devices attached to an asynchronous network is described. In this protocol, one or more mediation...
Method for performing transactions in a wireless local area network
A mobile terminal (302, 304) wakes up from a low power state and initiates a frame exchange in a wireless local area network that supports voice traffic by...
Method and apparatus for improved channel maintenance signaling
Various embodiments are described to address the need for channel maintenance/channel quality signaling that can better utilize reverse link capacity and...
Method for enhancing the communication capability in a wireless
A method (400) for establishing a first communication link between a communications network (105) and a network node (115) in accordance with a first wireless...
Method of access to a channelized network from a packet data network
A method for providing a mobile device in a packet data network access to a channelized network is disclosed. At a gateway between the two networks, a first...
Electronic module interconnection apparatus
An electronic apparatus, includes a plurality of electronic modules, each having a maximum thickness of no more than 90 microns, each comprising a substrate...
Discharge of a field emission display based on charge accumulation
A field emission device (100) is provided for reducing power and audible noise during discharging of dielectric surfaces (137, 138). The field emission device...
Radio frequency combiner
An electronic circuit, an RF signal power amplifier circuit, and an integrated circuit provide for combining two radio frequency signals. These circuits include,...
Adaptive equalizer for a coded speech signal
A speech communication system provides a speech encoder that generates a set of coded parameters representative of the desired speech signal characteristics. The...
Method and apparatus for soft handoff communications in a communication
system operating according to IS-95B...
A method and apparatus provide for soft handoff operation of at least a first signal transmitted according to a first communication standard (IS-95B) and a...