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Unsolicited wireless content delivery and billing apparatus and method
A wireless communication system (10) provides unsolicited content (40) to a wireless device (12) by using a network element (14) that contains logic circuitry...
Method and apparatus for route discovery within a communication system
During route discovery in an ad-hoc communication network, an overlay transceiver (104) determines a plurality of "seed" nodes that lie between the source and...
Distributed redundancy capacity licensing in a telecommunication network
A method for sharing a total licensed pool between network elements is disclosed. In the method, each of the network elements has a fixed available capacity. In...
Location signaling for transport system
A system and method to provide location signaling for service, such as a request for transport from a child to his or her parent(s) to be picked up from school,...
Wind instrument phone
A mobile device (160) and method (300) for generating wind instrument sounds is provided. The mobile device can include a microphone (102) for capturing an air...
Encapsulated organic semiconductor device and method
A semiconductor device comprising organic semiconductor material (14) has one or more barrier layers (16) disposed at least partially thereabout to protect the...
Compact input device for entering data
A compact input device (104), suitable for entering data in an electronic device (102), includes a cylindrical surface (202) that has a keyboard switch matrix...
Housing for a communication device
Method for active queue management with asymmetric congestion control
A scalable method for efficient dynamic allocation of buffer resources in a store-and-forward device, such that high utilization can be maintained with small...
Overmolded electronic assembly and overmoldable interface component
An overmolded electronic assembly (900, 1000, 1200) is fabricated from one or more overmoldable interface components (300, 400, 500, 1220, 1750) that may be...
Radio communications device
Method and system for unified speech and graphic user interfaces
A method for unifying speech user interface and graphic user interface commands includes the steps of receiving (52) user entered text via a GUI, processing (54)...
Method and system for adaptive control of sub-carriers
A method and system for adaptive control of sub-carriers is useful for increasing frequency diversity gain to improve bit error rate performance in an...
Method and device for distributing communication signals
A communications network (100) has coordinator devices (10) each transmitting a beacon message in a cluster area (30). Neighboring coordinator devices (1, 2)...
Reduced power consumption for a graphics accelerator and display
The preferred embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for reducing the battery power required by a handheld device (300) that...
Antenna with a split radiator element
An antenna can include a dielectric substance (130), a radiator element (105) and a radio frequency feed point (135). As an example, the radiator element (105)...
Sequentially decoded low density parity coding (LDPC) forward error
correction (FEC) in orthogonal frequency...
A method is provided for implementing a coding and adaptive modulation scheme for application to a point-to-point orthogonal frequency division multiplexed radio...
Method and apparatus for a holster having a user interface
A holster 101 for a portable electronic device 116 having a user interface 108 disposed upon said holster. The user interface is electrically coupled, through an...
Method and apparatus for compensating for variations in a receive portion
of a wireless communication device
A generator (304) generates first and second training signals (320, 318) that originate within a wireless communication device (FIG. 3) instead of being received...
Power adapter for an electronic device
Pitch adaptive equalization for improved audio
A pitch adaptive circuit (200) includes an equalizer control circuit (206) that evaluates the pitch of the speech signals that are being processed and depending...
Method and apparatus for transmitting in a communication device
A technique for activating a transmit mode of a communication device (100) is provided encompassing the steps of generating a light signal on an outer surface of...
Medium access control for simultaneous channel communications
A method and system for wireless data transmission between at least three stations use multiple frequency bands for simultaneous channel communications. The...
Method for supporting a plurality of subscribers operating on different
frequency bands using a single access point
The present invention allows a single access point ("AP"; 100) to support a plurality of devices (102, 104) operating on different frequency bands. During a...
Method and apparatus sharing a slot descriptor block between multiple
An Integrated Digital Enhanced Network system (1) includes a base radio (104) interconnected to a plurality of transcoders (4) located at central offices (2)....
Method for generating better than root raised cosine orthogonal frequency
division multiplexing (BTRRC OFDM)
An improved multicarrier modulation system and method is introduced which has the advantages of both isotropic orthogonal transfer algorithm orthogonal frequency...
Numeric keypad having keys assigned multiple-strokes for ideographic
A numeric keypad (100) for entering ideographic characters is provided. The numeric keypad (100) comprises a first set of input keys (102) corresponding to...
System for reducing calibration time of a power amplifier
A system for reducing the calibration time of a Power Amplifier (PA) (202) is provided. The system includes a memory module (304) that is integrated in the PA....
Rotary switch with ratcheting feature
A rotary switch (102) for an electronic device (100) includes a bump stop (104) that triggers a ratcheting feature when hit. The range of the rotary switch (102)...
Edge seal for improving integrated circuit noise isolation
An edge seal structure and fabrication method are described. The edge seal structure includes a high impedance substrate containing a base material and a...
High reliability battery contact assembly and method of forming same
A high reliability battery contact assembly (100) for use in an electronic device includes a battery contact block (103) comprised of a plurality of cantilevered...
A connector assembly (100) provides improved locking and retention through the use of a cylindrical body (102) having locking arms (104) extending therefrom and...
Mounting and alignment bracket assembly for communication equipment
A bracket is provided for mounting and aligning communication equipment. The bracket includes at least one pivot joint mechanically coupled between the...
Keypad for a communication device
Method and apparatus for transmitting wired data voice over IP data and
wireless data through a common IP core...
A system for transmitting data through an IP core network so that data may be transmitted from an originating source, through a public switched telephone network...
Rapid push-to-talk call setup method and apparatus
A system (20) of establishing a rapid PTT call setup in a multi-wireless network environment, can include a first wireless network (24 and 26) such as an iDEN...
Method and system for providing integrated data services to increase
A method and system of sending supplemental information during a telecommunications session includes the step (305) of detecting a period of silence within the...
Method of dynamic management of a virtual local area network (VLAN) in a
wireless ad hoc network
In a wireless ad hoc network comprising a plurality of nodes (102), when a method of the present invention determines that a source node and a destination node...
Integrated multi-wavelength Fabry-Perot filter and method of fabrication
A method is provided for forming a monolithically integrated optical filter, for example, a Fabry-Perot filter, over a substrate (10). The method comprises...
Radio resource management
An apparatus and method of generating downlink power information for a multi-sector base transceiver site in which power can be shared between existing...
Method for feature transfer in a telecommunication network
A network (30) of a telecommunication system (100) receives requests (31) for feature transfers from one user (10) to another user (20). In addition, network...
Method and apparatus for routing a differential pair on a printed circuit
A differential pair (200) is provided by routing a printed circuit board (202) having high density interconnect (HDI) substrate (204) with first and second metal...
Graphic entries for interactive directory
The present invention provides an apparatus (800) and method (700) for a communication device (100) having a display for graphically organizing communication...
Method and apparatus for sender controllable modalities
A method and apparatus (110) for sender controllable modalities includes the step of generating a communication command (108). The method and apparatus further...
Method and apparatus for reducing the effect of EMI on receiver
sensitivity in a camera phone
A mobile communication device (100) includes a camera module (102) which provides an image stream when the camera module is active. The image stream is used to...
Mobile wireless communications device enablement and methods therefor
A method for enabling hardware and software features in wireless communications devices including (610) receiving key information and applying it to the...
Off-channel signal detector with programmable hysteresis
A communication module includes a variable gain amplifier, a mixer stage responsive to the variable gain amplifier, a post-mixer amplifier stage responsive to...
Method and system of scanning a TDMA channel
A method and system for scanning a TDMA channel by a subscriber unit in a wireless communications landscape 100 is disclosed. The subscriber unit locks onto a...