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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...
Method of forming a porous metal catalyst on a substrate for nanotube
A method is provided for forming a porous metal catalyst (44) on a substrate (42) for nanotube (84) growth in an emissive display. The method comprises...
Design rule report utility
This invention provides a graphical tool by which a person may quickly and efficiently check the relational information between elements of a computer model. The...
System and method to control distributed power generation network
This invention is a system to control a network of distributed power machines. In one preferred embodiment, the system monitors the prices of electricity and...
Method and apparatus for classifying and ranking interpretations for
multimodal input fusion
A method used in an electronic equipment (100) generates a set of joint multimodal interpretations (125) from a set of multimodal interpretations (115) generated...
Method and bit stream decoding unit using majority voting
A method and a bit stream decoding unit for bit stream decoding has a bit stream comprising a number of consecutive samples. In order to provide for rapid and,...
Data flow between a communication node and a mobile node in a mobile
A method of transmitting a data packet on a communication path from a first communication node (CN1, CN2) to a second communication node (LFN1, LFN2) in a mobile...
Passive repeater for radio frequency communications
A passive repeater includes: a connecting transmission circuit having first and second opposing ends and made of a flexible material for substantially conforming...
Field emission display with electron trajectory field shaping
An apparatus for focusing electrons being emitted from a field emission device comprises a cathode metal layer (20,44,52) formed over a first portion of a...
Communication system with controlled talk around mode
The method provides talk around in an OFDMA communication system by sending a talk around request from a subscriber unit to a base unit. At the subscriber unit a...
Handover in a cellular communication system
A cellular communication system includes first and second base stations and a user equipment. A Radio Network Controller controls a handover of the user...
Channel estimation in a rake receiver of a CDMA communication system
A method and apparatus for channel estimation in a rake receiver of a CDMA communication system operates with a finite-impulse-response channel estimation filter...
Ad hoc cluster idle node coordination
Nodes (103a-d, 105, 107, 109a-c, 111a-c) in an ad hoc communication network are coordinated. The network includes the node (111b) and one or more neighbor nodes...
Method and system for consolidating power saving classes
The invention concerns a method (200) and system (100) for consolidating PSCs. In particular, in a mixed media environment having a plurality of application...
Method and apparatus for efficient neighbor cell measurement
A data packet transmission monitor (15) monitors the transmission of data packets in a given wireless communication system to determine (20) a predetermined...
Contact validation and trusted contact updating in mobile wireless
A method in a wireless communication device including receiving contact information with a signature from a source (310) not on a trusted contact list,...
Method and apparatus for performing spatial-division multiple access
A method and apparatus for performing spatial-division multiple access within a communication system is provided herein. During operation, nodes will return null...
Method and apparatus for pilot signal transmission
Pilot sequences are constructed from distinct "classes" of chirp sequences that have an optimal cross correlation property. Utilization of chirp sequences for...
Apparatus and method for switching charging supply of a power amplifier
A method and apparatus of controlling battery charging of an RF power amplifier are disclosed. The RF power amplifier is supplied by the battery when charging is...
Lithographic template and method of formation and use
A lithographic template, a method of forming the lithographic template and a method for forming devices with the lithographic template is provided. The...
Integrated selectively angled camera for clam style products
A clam shell style electronic product (10) includes a base housing portion (12), a flip housing portion (26) pivotably coupled to the base housing portion, a...
Interface system for an accessory and a communication device
A configurable interface system (100) couples an accessory (102) to a communication device (104). The interface system utilizes a memory device (120) embedded in...
Method and system for switching a mobile device in a mobile network
A method and a system for switching a mobile device (102) from a source Base Transceiver Station (BTS) to a target BTS in a mobile network (100) are disclosed....
Method and apparatus for providing authentication in a communication
A method includes receiving an authentication request from a mobile station (401) and determining whether to forward the request to an authentication agent. When...
Group scheduling in wireless communication systems
A wireless communication network (100) wherein information is communicated in frames comprising multiple sub-frames, including grouping a terminal in first and...
High impedance electromagnetic surface and method
A high impedance surface (300) has a printed circuit board (302) with a first surface (314) and a second surface (316), and a continuous electrically conductive...
Communication device with a wideband antenna
An apparatus is disclosed for a communication device (100) with a wideband antenna (102) supporting at least two common and one differential resonant modes. An...
Method and apparatus for mutual authentication at handoff in a mobile
wireless communication network
A method for mutual authentication in a mobile wireless communication network (100) that includes the steps of: verifying a second authenticating device (20) by...
Communication system and method therefor
Known protocols for supporting mobility in relation to Internet Protocol (IP) networks are not able to efficiently support distribution of Binding Update...
System and method for introducing dither for reducing spurs in
digital-to-time converter direct digital synthesis
A direct digital synthesizer (DDS) (300) that uses a system for reducing spurious emissions in a digital-to-time converter (DTC) (317). The DDS (300) includes...
Device and method for reducing vibration effects on position measurement
A device (10) for reducing vibration effects on position measurement includes a receiver (12) for providing position signals (13); and a vibration control...