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System and method for increased battery saving during idle mode in a
wireless communication system
A method and information processing system for wirelessly transmitting at least one of a downlink channel descriptor and an uplink channel descriptor for...
Method and apparatus for generating and updating a voice tag
A method and apparatus (100) for updating a voice tag comprising N stored voice tag phoneme sequences includes a function (110) for determining (205) an accepted...
Channel parameters estimation in a receiver
Methods (FIGS. 7 and 8) and corresponding apparatus (200) for estimating a parameter (125) associated with a received signal (120), one method comprising:...
Space-time transmit diversity scheme for time-dispersive propagation media
This invention extends Alamouti's scheme for wideband TDMA systems; it then works in conjunction with time-domain equalization. In fact, the present invention...
Method and apparatus for dynamic adjustment of orthogonal
frequency-division multiplexing during congested...
A base station has a transmission element to wirelessly transmit at least one data frame. The at least one data frame has a predetermined uplink allocation and a...
Method for the selection of forward error correction (FEC)/ constellation
pairings for digital transmitted...
A method for the selection of forward error correction (FEC)/constellation pairings (800) for digital transmitted segments based on learning radio link...
Antenna assembly and method of operation thereof
The invention concerns an antenna assembly (102) and a method (600) of operation thereof. In one arrangement, the antenna assembly can include a first antenna...
Amplifier containing programmable impedance for harmonic termination
An apparatus and method for eliminating unwanted signal power dissipation in balanced amplifier circuits and for prohibiting unwanted signal power from appearing...
Intelligent geocoding of location information
A geocoding method including receiving input location information (212) for a particular location, decomposing (210) and purifying (220) the input information...
Method and apparatus for serially establishing a group call session
Various embodiments are described for establishing a group call session serially. After receiving a serial group call request from a remote unit (101), fixed...
RF receivers and methods therefor
Methods in intermediate frequency and direct conversion receivers for reducing pre-selection filter leakage and harmonic coupling to a programmable voltage...
Method and apparatus for maintaining audio level preferences in a
An intelligent automatic volume control technique (100) for a communication device is provided that takes a measurement of the background audio environment at...
Method and apparatus for performing neighbor tracking in a wireless local
In the present invention, the subscriber unit (200) obtains a set of access point identifiers and measurement opportunity information for each access point...
Wireless communication device with integrated antenna
A near field communication loop antenna (308) is mechanically coupled to the cover (300) of a cellular telephone. The antenna (308) is coupled on the inside of...
Article holder with notification mechanism
An article holder (102) with a notification mechanism is provided for people to hang personal articles. Security alerts and/or incoming call alerts can be...
Wideband digital single-to-differential converter and method of forming
A method and apparatus for single-to-differential conversion includes a single-to-differential stage (22), a phase balancing stage (24), and a buffer stage (26)....
Method of providing tactile feedback
A method provides tactile feedback emulating a click like feedback provided by one or more low cost, thin piezoelectric devices (142) to an input device (110) of...
Method and apparatus for mapping corresponding functions in a user
A first user interface is presented (101) within a portable electronic device. The selection of a first function by the user via the first user interface is then...
Invoking protocol translation in a multicast network
A dual-stack host (430) is provided on a multicast network (470) using first and second protocols (450, 460). The dual-stack host (430) detects a first multicast...
Methods and apparatus of providing a radio frequency local oscillator
signal for a transceiver
In the present technique of duplex local oscillator technique provided, a radio frequency local oscillator frequency and a duplex local oscillator frequency at a...
Candidate list enhancement for predictive text input in electronic devices
A method in a portable electronic device (100) including inputting a first word component, for example, a letter or stroke, displaying a first candidate list...
Method and apparatus for wireless data transfer
A method and apparatus for wirelessly transmitting data between two devices (101. 102) is provided herein. During data transmission, a data and a strobe signal...
Method and system for maintaining registration information for multiple
A method and system for maintaining registration information for multiple communication areas within a network is provided. For a particular mobile subscriber,...
Method and apparatus for supporting a reduced resource dormant state for
The present embodiments address the need for a reduced resource dormant state for packet data systems (100) that substantially provides the benefits of current...
Method and apparatus for route discovery within a communication system
An overlay communication system (120) aides determining a route between nodes (101-103) in an underlay communication system (110). In particular, when a first...
Capacitance multiplier circuit
An integrated circuit including a capacitance multiplier having reduced parasitics and injected noise compared to conventional multiplier methods. The integrated...
Method and apparatus for managing information
In a method of managing information, information is stored associated with at least one wallet card in an electronic device. An establishment is entered with the...
Portion of a communication device
Hybrid approach for data transmission using a combination of single-user
and multi-user packets
A technique for transmitting data in a communication network employing Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request includes a first step 502 of grouping data to be...
Method and apparatus for initializing an approximate position in a GPS
A method (200, 600) and an apparatus (700) for a wireless portable communication device (102) for determining coarse position information are provided. The...
Method and apparatus for providing dispatch-type services in a cellular
An interconnect communication system is provided that provides for dispatch-type services including Instant Access call set up, talkgroup creation and...
Method and apparatus for performing high quality fast predictive motion
A method and apparatus for performing a predictive motion search in a video encoder system using motion vectors representing the difference in coordinates of a...
Method and apparatus for route discovery within a communication system
A communication system (100) is provided that comprises an overlay communication system and an underlay ad-hoc communication system. Route discovery in the...
Housing for a audio device
Method and apparatus for providing a key for secure communications
A method and apparatus for providing a key for secure communications is provided herein. During operation a node wishing to join a network, will authenticate...
Apparatus and method for low complexity combinatorial coding of signals
The invention utilizes low complexity estimates of complex functions to perform combinatorial coding of signal vectors. The invention disregards the accuracy of...
Path determination facilitation method
One facilitates determination of a path that comprises a plurality of specific locations (201). In an optional though preferred embodiment these specific...
Wireless transmitter having polar loop controller with current feedback
A wireless transmitter (100) including an amplifier (112), an automatic output controller (116) (AOC) having an output coupled to a control signal input. The AOC...
Method and system for providing adaptive probe requests
A method of providing RF signal quality information which includes the step of a probe request generator (110) monitoring a channel for probe requests being...
Method and system of reducing collisions in an asynchronous communication
A method (60 or 70) and system of reducing collisions in an asynchronous communication system can include the steps at a transmitter (200) of generating (61) a...
Method and apparatus for isochronous datagram delivery over
contention-based data link
A contention-based datalink couples a receiving station and a plurality of sending stations. A first sending station has established a communication session with...
Printed circuit board
A sequentially laminated printed circuit board having highly reliable vias can be fabricated by pattern plating flanges or via lands on a copper foil, laminating...
Method, apparatus and system for use in the transmission of wireless
communications using multiple antennas
A method, apparatus and system are provided for use in optimizing signal-to-noise ratios at remote wireless devices. A method can receive a signal over a reverse...
Channel quality indicator for time, frequency and spatial channel in
terrestrial radio access network
A wireless communication terminal (200) that communicates on a plurality of sub-carriers divided into a plurality of frequency bands, wherein each frequency band...
Electromagnetically transparent decorative metallic surface
An internal antenna system (200) for reducing interference in a wireless communication device (100) is provided. The internal antenna system (200) comprises an...
CMP metal polishing slurry and process with reduced solids concentration
This disclosure describes a low particle concentration formulation for slurry which is particularly useful in continuous CMP polishing of copper layers during...
Method for attaching spacers in an emission display
A method is provided for bonding spacers (22) to an anode (12) and/or cathode (24) of a flat panel display. The method comprises forming a black matrix layer...