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User interface module
Method for automatically allocating address prefixes
As routers (15) are added to an existing network (41), links serviced by such routers that lack a pre-existing corresponding address prefix may occur. The router...
System and method for enlarging amplitude minima in a linear modulation
A system and a method to enlarge the minimum signal of a linear modulation signal (115) including multi-carrier modulation, such as Scalable advanced Modulation...
Scheduling method for supplemental channel resource
A method (30) schedules the utilization of the supplemental channel of a base station transceiver (20-25). This scheduling includes time slot assignment as well...
Session control using a multicast address
A method (800, 900) and apparatus (1001) for controlling a session between communication units (141-146) sharing a group Internet Protocol (IP) multicast...
Nanostructured, magnetic tunable antennas for communication devices
A communication device (310) is provided that includes a nano-sized RF antenna (100) having low power consumption and wide-range frequency spectrum based on...
Low interference internal antenna system for wireless devices
A wireless communications antenna system (100) includes a main circuit element (102) having a feed device (104) with an active port (108) and a grounding port...
Method and apparatus for controlling illumination of a display in a
portable wireless communication device
A portable wireless communication device having a display screen, a light source that is capable of illuminating the display screen, and a processor coupled to...
Method for fabricating a printed circuit board
Fabricating (100, 1300) a printed circuit board includes fabricating patterned conductive traces (305, 310, 1410, 1415) onto a foil, laminating the patterned...
Method and apparatus for interfacing a network to an external element
A services delivery element (26) forms an interface between an external element (such as an external end user's network feature server) and a communication...
System and method for improving battery life of a mobile station
At least one Radio Frequency (RF) operating condition associated with a mobile station (102) is obtained. The RF operating condition is compared to an optimum...
Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum sharing
A technique for dynamic spectrum sharing includes identifying (705) a plurality of radio nodes (115, 120), measuring (710) a local signal value (SV) at each...
Method and apparatus for base station synchronization
An apparatus and method for monitoring (310) at least one factor relating to a wireless communication system (100) is provided such that a synchronization signal...
Gray scale matcher
A method for comparing a first print image having a first set of minutiae to a second print image having a second set of minutiae, wherein at least a second...
Network header compression arrangement
For steady state voice data packet transmission between a mobile station and a packet data service node a new compressed TCP/IP header (160) concatenated with a...
Channel estimation using the guard interval of a multicarrier signal
A method of communication using Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing ("OFDM") comprises generating bit streams (b.sub.n.epsilon.(0,1),n=0,1, . . . ,K-1)...
Automatic bias adjustment for phase-locked loop charge pump
A charge pump (140) having a differential current amplifier with a current source (151) that sources output current (155) in response to a first bias point...
Method and apparatus for charging a battery using a threshold to cease
A device (102) contains a battery (116) which is recharged under control of a charge controller (112). An external power supply (104) provides charging current...
Illumination method and apparatus having a plurality of feedback control
circuit for controlling intensities of...
Light from a plurality of light sources is combined in a beam combiner. Photo-sensors are used to sense the intensity of each light source. Signals from the...
Packet filtering for emergency access in a packet data network
A method and apparatus method of filtering packet data for an anonymous user device in a packet data network communication system includes a first step of...
Interprocessor communication protocol
An InterProcessor Communication (IPC) Protocol network (100) includes at least one IPC client (102) and an IPC server (108). The IPC protocol allows for the IPC...
Accessory for wiping an internal user interface of a closable electronic
There is provided an accessory (300, 500) for a portable electronic device that conveniently wipes an internal user interface of the device. The accessory (300,...
Methods for transmitting data packets and supporting apparatus
In embodiments described herein, responsive to a request to communicate with a target mobile station, recording of streaming content is initiated (506) and...
Method to facilitate determination of a data rate
A process (10) to facilitate determination of a particular data rate to use when communicating data with respect to a mobile station comprises providing (11)...
Push to video service mode selection using device settings
A method (600, 700) and apparatus (800) are described for selecting a Push to Video (PTV) service mode (303) allowing transmission of a video information stream...
System for synchronization of multi-sensor data
A multi-sensor system includes a first analog sensor sub-system, a second analog sensor sub-system, and a system for synchronizing the outputs of the first and...
Dual mode power management system
A power management system has a primary power source (100) and a secondary power source (106) generated from the primary power source (100) with a power output...
Method for forming multi-layer embedded capacitors on a printed circuit
A method for forming embedded capacitors on a printed circuit board is disclosed. The capacitor is formed on the printed circuit board by a depositing a first...
Dual position display in an electronic device
An apparatus and method are disclosed for an electronic device (100) to incorporate two housing members (104, 106) to expose a first portion (112) of a display...
Entering a character into an electronic device
A method (300) for entering a character into an electronic device (100) is provided. The method (300) includes displaying (301) input character keys (204) on a...
Method and apparatus for controlling a power amplifier supply voltage
A method for controlling a supply voltage for a radio frequency power amplifier, that includes the steps of: determining (210) at least one parameter;...
Streaming kernel selection for reconfigurable processor
In one embodiment, a subset of a set of streaming kernels of an application is selected for implementation on a reconfigurable processor. The streaming kernels...
Monitoring availability of selective call radios in a half-duplex radio
A source SCR (106) coupled to a half-duplex radio communication system (100) includes a transceiver (202), and a processor (203) coupled to the transceiver. The...
Method and apparatus for improving throughput in a wireless local area
A method and apparatus for improving throughput in a wireless local area (WLAN), which includes buffering a set of messages, identifying a target address for the...
Method and system for interference averaging in a wireless communication
A family of methods for interference averaging in multicarrier systems, such as orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) systems. The methods can...
Quality of service (QOS) control mechanisms using mediation devices in an
Mediation devices in an asynchronous network of low power consumption communication devices are leveraged through the use of new protocols (2500) that analyze...
Method and apparatus for illuminating light sources within an electronic
A method and apparatus for controlling a plurality of light sources (102,103,104,105) in an electronic device (100) is provided. In one embodiment, the plurality...
Method and system for transmission-based billing of applications
Computer- and network-based methods and systems for transmission-based billing are provided. Example embodiments provide a Packet-Based Billing System ("PBBS"),...
Multicasting data method in a radio communication system
The present invention provides a method for receiving broadcast data in a system where broadcast data is transmitted on a plurality of frequencies. A user device...
Method and apparatus for determining the location of a node in a wireless
A method and apparatus for determining the path loss model of an object within a wireless communication system is provided herein. During operation, a path loss...
Communications assembly and antenna radiator assembly
A radio communications assembly (200) and an antenna radiator assembly (201). The antenna radiator assembly (201) forms part of the radio communications assembly...
Process to reform a plastic packaged integrated circuit die
A process for reforming a plastic packaged integrated circuit die (100) includes grinding away (305) a bottom side (210) of a plastic package (205) and portions...
Rotatable function selectors in communication handsets and methods
A wireless communication handset (10) having first and second movable coupled housing portions (20, 30) that rotate in corresponding first and second...
Tag for facilitating interaction with a wireless communication device
A tag is provided, which can be associated with one or more individuals and/or a connection to a predetermined network resource, and which can be used to...
Method and apparatus for maintaining communications when radio
communication is unavailable
A method and apparatus for maintaining communications between a mobile computer and a mobile subscriber unit is disclosed. The method and apparatus comprise...
Circuit and method for adapting to reverse link limited channels
A circuit (2) and method employing logic circuitry (30) and memory (40) identifies a reverse link limited channel (80). The logic circuitry (30) identifies a...
Method and apparatus for sending IP multicast packets in a wireless
A method and apparatus for sending multicast packets from a first node to a plurality of nodes in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method and...