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Efficient system and method of monitoring neighboring cells in a
A portable communication device (150) can include a transceiver (74) and a processor (76) coupled to the transceiver. The processor can be programmed to monitor...
Method and apparatus for regulating a delivery of a broadcast-multicast
service in a packet data communication...
A communication system provides one or more of congestion information and subscriber information to a broadcast applications server when the server receives a...
Method and apparatus for decoding data in a wireless communication system
A communication system is provided that utilizes an apriori knowledge of padding when decoding a received frame and when allocating power to a transmitted frame....
Method and apparatus for providing a hand-in to a wireless local area
A communication unit (10) with dual-mode operating capability comprises: a receiver (203, 204) and a transmitter (207, 208) for supporting an initial connection...
Method and system for control of capacity in a communication network
A controller (103a, 103b) provides dynamic capacity, for use in connection with a communication network (101). A processor of the controller (103a, 103b) that...
ACK/NACK determination reliability for a communication device
A method for ACK/NACK determination reliability for a communication device includes a first step of defining a supplementary indicator of message acceptability....
Methods for managing data transmissions between a mobile station and a
In the present technique of a data transmission management, responsive to a reselection during a data transmission, a determination (314, 514) is made as to...
Method and apparatus for signal detection
A method and apparatus for signal detection is provided herein. During operation logic circuitry will determine if a de-sensing signal exists within any received...
Plasma etch process for defining catalyst pads on nanoemissive displays
A process for forming a catalyst layer for carbon nanotube growth comprising forming a catalyst layer having a first and second portion over one of a cathode...
Method for reducing stress between substrates of differing materials
A method (80) of reducing stress between substrates of differing materials includes the steps of applying (82) solder (16) on a first substrate (14), reflowing...
Apparatus and methods for head pose estimation and head gesture detection
A method for head pose estimation may include receiving block motion vectors for a frame of video from a block motion estimator, selecting at least one block for...
Radio frequency identification tag based tray and tray receiving method
A tray (201) comprises electrically conductive material and has at least one hand-graspable fixture (203). This hand-graspable fixture comprises an electrical...
Method and apparatus for controlling an output voltage in a power
Power amplifier (PA) apparatus that includes: a PA device operating at a fundamental frequency and having a maximum operating frequency that is higher than the...
Computing device having socket and accessory device containment
A computing device (110) has a body comprising a mechanised socket (170). The socket (170) is retractable within a volume (150) enclosed by the body of the...
Method and system for interleaving in a parallel turbo decoder
A method and system for interleaving in a parallel turbo decoder enables the use of economical dual-port memory. According to the method, an incoming coding...
Digital-to-time converter using cycle selection windowing
A signal generator consistent with certain embodiments of the invention has a reference clock (34) producing a periodic sequence of reference clock output...
Cellular ad hoc phone extension system and method
A method of establishing a cooperative ad hoc network of phone extensions is implemented by the cellular devices within the ad hoc network. First, a first...
Modulator and signaling method
Phase shift key modulators (100, 500, 1000, 1400, 1700) are provided in which a multiphase signal source (108, 1402, 1406-1412,1702) is used to generate a...
Methods for delivery in a wireless communications network
Methods for delivery of multicast packets in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The methods comprise transmitting a contention free period initiation...
Method and apparatus for enforcing independence of processors on a single
A single-chip integrated circuit comprising a first processor for executing a plurality of applications, a second processor for executing a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for operating a blocked secure storage memory
The invention provides an apparatus and method for service access for a mobile communication device. The apparatus can include an identity module for storing...
Method and system for parallel processing of Hough transform computations
In a parallel computation of a Hough transform of an array of input data values, the transform space of the Hough transform is partitioned dynamically or...
Method and apparatus for intensity control of multiple light sources using
A method and apparatus for controlling light intensity from two or more light sources. A timing scheme is used to modulate the light sources. Light from the...
Method for reducing leakage current in a vacuum field emission display
A fabrication process is provided for reducing leakage current in a field emission display having at least one electron emitter (24) electrically coupled to a...
Thin keypad assemblies and components for electronics devices and methods
A method for a keypad assembly including a keycap layer 110 having multiple user interface key caps flexibly coupled to a carrier portion, a luminescent layer...
Method and apparatus for congestion relief within an ad-hoc communication
A network reconfiguration protocol is provided that is initiated by the congested communication node (300). When a node (300) determines it is a bottleneck node,...
Multiband antenna in a communication device
An apparatus is disclosed for a multiband antenna (102) in a communication device (100). An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present invention may...
Method and system for creating a spectral null in a switching amplifier
A method and system for creating a spectral null in a switching amplifier system is provided. The method includes receiving an input signal in a first modulated...
Headset for a radio communication device
Housing for a communication device
Method and system for allocating memory to an electronic device
A method and system for allocating memory to an electronic device (202) is provided. The method includes providing (404) a first static memory allocation to each...
Rotating user interface
A rotating user interface for a portable electronic device (FIG. 2, through FIG. 5) includes a circular portion that rotates relative to a housing portion....
Method and apparatus for handing over a subscriber unit between cellular
The invention relates to handover of a subscriber unit (301,305) from a first cellular communication system (201) to a second cellular communication system...
Method and apparatus for relay facilitated communications
Communications sourced by a remote unit (14) that is already within reception range of a base site (10) can nevertheless be further facilitated through...
Method and apparatus for battery life extension for nodes within beaconing
An "identical beacons" field (401) is inserted near the beginning of a transmitted beacon (403) that contains either an integer equal to the number of...
Asset seal device and method
A device and method of sealing a container comprises a mechanical bolt (201') with a circuit disposed thereon. The circuit includes RFID function. When a...
Method of fabricating organic field effect transistors
Organic field effect transistors (OFETs) can be created rapidly and at low cost on organic films by using a multilayer film (202) that has an electrically...
Method and system for efficient multiprocessor processing in a mobile
wireless communication device
A multiprocessor system (206) having a plurality of processors (304-306), each processor capable of processing at least one queue (404A-404N) of at least one...
Method and apparatus for a low-density parity-check decoder
A low-density parity-check (LDPC) decoder (304) has a memory (308), and a processor (306). The processor is programmed to initialize (202) the LDPC decoder,...
Method, apparatus and system for use in controlling transmission power
during wireless communication
A method, apparatus and system for accurately identifying discontinuous transmissions (DTX) and enabling the utilization of a dedicated control channel (DCCH) by...
System and method for delay reduction via automatic target packet
A system and method for establishing communication with a target mobile station (312) initiated in part by establishment of a traffic communication channel with...
Method and apparatus for providing a multimedia broadcast/multicast
service in a visited network
A communication system provides a Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (MBMS) to a roaming user equipment (UE) by receiving, at a first network, a request from...
Handover method and apparatus
A method (FIG. 11) and corresponding wireless communication unit (102, FIG. 5) and mobility manager (116, FIG. 6) for facilitating a handover from one...
Data error detection and mitigation systems and supporting method and
A data error detection and mitigation system has been provided with a tiered approach. A set of received (104) data frames, which are ordered, are divided (106)...
Method of dynamic transmit scheduling using channel quality feedback
A method and system for dynamic rate switching via medium access channel layer signaling is disclosed, wherein data rates for high data rate channels are...
Method and apparatus for routing calls
A communication unit (CU) (109, 111) network controller (113) and corresponding methods (603-609) are described that facilitate selectively routing calls. The CU...
Method and apparatus for marketing retail goods
Merchandising and marketing data collection systems (100, 400, 500, 700, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500) collect data on shopper's (816) interaction with merchandise...
Methods and apparatus for providing push to talk text data
In the present technique of push to talk communications system, a push to talk audio data message is translated to text data to provide for a translated text...
Method and apparatus to facilitate vocoder erasure processing
Upon receiving (101) a vocoded voice frame and detecting (102) that the received vocoded voice frame comprises an erased frame, one automatically replaces (103)...