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Methods for informing subscribers in a channelized network of adjacent
A method for informing a mobile device of adjacent sites in a RF communication system is disclosed. The RF communication system comprises a first network and a...
Method and system for registering an in-vehicle cellular phone
The invention provides a method of registering a cellular phone in a mobile vehicle while in a quiescent mode. Whether timer-based registration is enabled is...
Methods for affiliating endpoints with a group and determining common
communication capabilities for the...
In a communications system having a plurality of endpoints each including a logical entity and its physical counterpart, a method for group affiliation. The...
Method and apparatus for transmitting location data within a communication
To enable wireless applications which require the use of location information, a method and apparatus for transmitting location data within an ad-hoc...
Method for mapping a single decoded content stream to multiple textures in
a virtual environment
A system includes a computing device to obtain encoded content data corresponding to at least one participant of a virtual reality environment. A memory device...
Handset device with dual side joystick
An electronic device (100, 200) contains a first joystick mechanism (114) and a second joystick mechanism (112), each joystick mechanism (112, 114) extending...
User interface module
Housing for a headset
Communication systems automated security detection based on protocol cause
Using protocol cause codes, a mobile telecommunications network (10) may be pre-configured with a rule set (63) to report the results of the cause codes to an...
System and method for controlling and managing sessions between endpoints
in a communications system
In a communications system having a plurality of endpoints (240,242,246) each including a logical entity and its physical counterpart, a system for controlling...
Methods for providing access to wireless resources in a trunked radio
Methods are disclosed for providing requested access, network-initiated access and autonomous access to communication resources (101-105) by wireless...
Group call management through receive/transmit synchronization
A method of communicating with a transceiver (120). In one arrangement, the method of communicating with the transceiver can be performed in a systemless group...
Communication resource selection within a multi-band wireless
Upon determining (11) a need to transmit a message (such as a paging message) to a mobile station within a multi-band wireless communications system, the system...
Method and apparatus for routing on hold calls
A wireless communication unit (101, 200), network switch (112, 300) and corresponding methods facilitate retrieval, routing, and management of on-hold calls...
Method and system for handoff to a destination base station by measuring
signal strength of carrier signals...
A wireless packet communication system that enables a wireless terminal to move from one wireless LAN to another while maintaining packet communication. The...
Method and apparatus for selecting a user interface
A controller (10) senses via one or more sensors (12) parameters that correspond to likely cognitive loading for the driver of a vehicle. Based upon a sense of...
Housing for network wireless modem device
Method for zero-knowledge authentication of a prover by a verifier
providing a user-selectable confidence level...
Authentication is performed to a confidence level (CL) desired by a verifier (220). A prover (210) picks and sends certain same size, square matrices to the...
Dynamic access scheduling memory controller
Bus transactions in a memory controller are scheduled by storing a set of configuration parameters that define a bus scheduling policy, generating values of a...
System and method for aiding a location determination in a positioning
The invention provides a cellular telephone or other communications device with improved satellite positioning capability. A location reference point and a...
Apparatus and method for modulating and digitally predistorting a signal
in a multiple modulation schemes
A programmable modulator (100) is programmable to operate in either of a GMSK or 8PSK mode. When operating in a GMSK mode, a signal modulating circuit 105...
Method and system for interactive channel equalization
A method and system for interactive channel equalization uses channel status information included in data packets. The system includes a first station adapted to...
Method for rigid body discovery and peer-to-peer ranging in a scatternet
and communications node
A method for peer-to-peer ranging and discovery of a rigid body existing in a scatternet having piconets and nodes includes the steps of defining a node (12) in...
Capacitance laminate and printed circuit board apparatus and method
A method is for fabricating an embedded capacitance printed circuit board assembly (400, 1100). The embedded capacitance printed circuit board assembly includes...
Method for selective chemical vapor deposition of nanotubes
A method of fabricating a nanotube structure which includes providing a substrate, providing a mask region positioned on the substrate, patterning and etching...
Embedded capacitors and methods for their fabrication and connection
Embedded capacitors comprise a bimetal foil (500) that includes a first copper layer (205) and an aluminum layer (210) on the first copper layer. The aluminum...
Thin keypad assemblies and components for electronics devices and methods
A keypad assembly, the keypad assembly including a keycap layer 110 having multiple user interface key caps flexibly coupled to a carrier portion, a luminescent...
Ceramic oscillation flow meter having cofired piezoresistive sensors
An apparatus is provided for measuring the amount of fluid (21) flowing in a channel (18, 20). The apparatus comprises a fluidic oscillation flow meter (10)...
Method and apparatus for establishing an audio link to a wireless earpiece
in reduced time
A mobile communication device (100) contains a local wireless controller (114) for operating with a remote audio processor (124). The remote audio processor is...
Communication device for displaying a shared message
A message, including for example an image, video, audio, text, and/or haptics, e.g., a digital photograph, is received by a communication device (101) via a...
Method and apparatus for confirming position of a mobile station
A method (400) and an apparatus for confirming the position of a mobile station (180). The mobile station (180) may receive a positioning message including...
Data transmission for mobile wireless communication devices
A method and apparatus to transmit data between a communication network and a mobile station just before prior to the mobile station switching from a fast data...
Access network and method for improved inter-PDSN dormant mode handoff
Various embodiments are described herein to address the need to have a method and apparatus that improve the resource efficiency of inter-PDSN (142 to 141)...
Interprocessor communication protocol providing intelligent targeting of
An IPC protocol/network allows for intelligent targeting of nodes in order to reduce overhead and provide for improved power management. The IPC server keeps...
Method and apparatus for reducing call setup delay
Various embodiments are described herein to address the need for reducing call setup delays with respect to supplemental channels. Modifications to channel...
Method and apparatus for message flooding within a communication system
A method and apparatus for message flooding is provided that takes advantage of the availability of node locations. The transmission of a flood message by a node...
Semiconductor device and method for providing a reduced surface area
An apparatus (200) such as a semiconductor device comprises a gate electrode (201) and at least a first electrode (202). The first electrode preferably has an...
Housing for a communication device
Handheld radio control head
Push-to-talk reverse channel establishment
A push-to-talk (PTT) radio resource controller (441) establishes a "reverse" channel using a forward channel resource request module (461), a reverse channel...
Method for estimating the location of a wireless device in a communication
A method for estimating the location of a blindfolded node (235) in a wireless network having reference nodes (225, 230) is provided. The reference nodes (225,...
Wireless communication unit and linearised transmitter circuit therefor
A wireless communication unit (300) comprises a linearised transmitter (325) having a forward path, a power amplifier (324) and a feedback loop, operably coupled...
Wideband antenna with reduced dielectric loss
A wideband antenna (10) includes a plurality of conductive strands (12) randomly interconnected and further coupled to a feedpoint (19) and a sheath (52)...
Procedure invocation in an integrated computing environment having both
compiled and interpreted code segments
Software code sections can include at least one calling procedure (110) and a called procedure (140). The called procedure can include an interpreted code body...
Signaling method for line terminal equipment health and status
Line terminal equipment (30, 35) transmits health and status information (66, 68) to bearer payload processors (50-N). Each bearer payload processor (50-N)...
Method and apparatus for generating service billing records for a wireless
A method and apparatus for generating service billing records for a wireless client. According to one embodiment of the invention, a service status of the...
Clock synchronization in a distributed system
The present invention provides an improved clock synchronization algorithm for a distributed system intended for real time applications by performing at the same...
Broadband over low voltage power lines communications system and method
A power line communications (PLC) system and method for providing broadband communications over a low voltage power line are disclosed. The system and method...
Method and system for reality gaming on wireless devices
A system, method and computer readable medium are provided for facilitating a multiplayer game over a wireless network. According to the method, a request to...
Submersible accessory connector
An accessory connector (102) and a method (200) for providing a robust submersible seal is provided. The method can include over molding (202) a high-temperature...