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Progressive fingerprint matching system and method
An automated digital processing system and method for characterizing the probability of a finger print match for at least one finger including a means for...
Method and apparatus for frequency correction in wireless local area
A method and apparatus for frequency correction of a signal in a wireless local area network (WLAN) communication system is disclosed. The signal is processed to...
Self calibrating transmit path correction system
A transmit path correction system (34) for compensating for digital DC offsets, I/Q gain imbalances and I/Q phase imbalances includes a mixed signal forward path...
Subcarrier time offsets for improved peak-to-average power of a
A system, wireless device (102) and method reduce the peak-to-average power of a transmitter by creating at least two sampled carrier data streams, running each...
Method and apparatus for implementing wavelet filters in a digital system
A digital data system (100) provides 1-D, 2-D and 3-D capability and multi-band channel capability. Improved filter banks are created by generating a filter bank...
Fast synchronization for half duplex digital communications
Half duplex, Frequency Hopped-Spread Spectrum wireless transceivers (102), operating without a central controller, maintain time synchronization with the...
Method and apparatus for interactive communication between half-duplex and
A communication system (100) includes a first communication unit (101, 102, 103, 104) capable of communicating over a full-duplex persistent-connection link...
Universal sampling rate converter in electronic devices and methods
A method and apparatus for converting the sampling rate of digital signals including a decimating comprising a low pass filter (122) and a downsampler (124),...
Method and apparatus for CAN bus auto-termination
A cable area network (CAN) bus termination (100) is provided by an interface 104 operably coupling a cable detection input pin (3), a switch (120) and a...
Spacer material for flat panel displays
A spacer material is provided for a field emission display (10) with a cathode plate (12) having a plurality of electron emitters (44). An anode plate (14) is...
Decoding block codes
A method and structure of processing soft information in a block code decoder, includes a soft-input soft-output decoder receiving a length n soft input vector,...
Polarization state techniques for wireless communications
Communication systems include a transmitter that modulates a radio signal transmitted from two differently polarized antennas during a state time in which a wave...
Apparatus and method for de-prioritization of bypass packets in a packet
based communication system
A method and apparatus for de-prioritizing mobile-to-mobile calls in favor of mobile-to-landline calls in a communication system. De-prioritizing ...
Portable system for rapid characterization of electrical properties of a
A material properties detection system (100). The system can include an antenna (120) that is tuned for operation within a frequency band over which the antenna...
Antenna for sending and receiving signals in a plurality of frequency
An antenna (400) for sending and receiving signals in a plurality of frequency bands generates a plurality of resonances in the plurality of frequency bands and...
Transit diversity wireless communication
A method of transmitting data from a transmitter (13,24) to a remote receiver (14,28) using transmit diversity wireless communication, the transmitter (13,24)...
Multi-network modules with hot-swap capability
A payload module (202) includes a payload subunit (212) coupled to the payload module, where the payload module has one of a 3U form factor, a 6U form factor and...
Automatic generation of a streaming processor circuit
A streaming processor circuit of a processing system is automatically generated by selecting a set of circuit parameters consistent with a set of circuit...
Method for selecting a core network
A method (200) for selecting a core network for a communication device includes the steps of: receiving (220) at least one core network identifier; selecting...
Method and apparatus for relaying calls
When a first communication unit (204) receives a request from a second communication unit (102) (over an ad hoc network) to relay a call, the first communication...
Optical correlator system and supporting method and apparatus
Multiple electrical signals (from, for example, multiple signal sources such as antennas) are converted by an electrical signal input (24) into corresponding...
Scalable IP multicast with efficient forwarding cache
A method and apparatus in a multicast transmission system for routing packets including a scalable architecture that supports QoS. Redundant state information is...
Bowtie monopole antenna and communication device using same
A bowtie monopole antenna is fabricated of a sheet metal radiating body 102 that is triangular shaped, and having a longitudinal dimension and axis (106) and a...
Cellular communications based intercom system and methods
A method in an intercom system including detecting the presence of a visitor at a visitor monitor, communicating (224) information received at the visitor...
Local area preference determination system and method
A preference determination system allows a music provider, like a band or disc jockey, to determine the musical preferences of the members at a gathering. As...
Wireless receiver without AGC
A wireless communication unit (300) incorporates a receiver comprising radio frequency circuitry (210, 220, 230, 240) for receiving a radio frequency signal and...
Strip to point optical communication system
A strip to point optical communication system (200) for transmitting light between a first housing (102) and a second housing (104) of a device is provided. The...
Character segmentation method and apparatus
An electronic device (1100) and a method for character segmentation (100) includes an image analyzer (1110) that generates individual character images. The image...
Method and apparatus for facilitating handoffs in a wireless communication
A method and apparatus for facilitating handoff for a mobile entity in a wireless communication network is provided (100). The method comprising obtaining a...
Method and apparatus for sending a multicast message
An access point (102) conveys (202) to communication units (104) of a plurality of multicast groups, a first indication that the access point supports a method...
Method and apparatus for managing congestion in a data communication
A method for managing data congestion and/or contention occurring at a point-of-traffic concentration. The method includes reading a time value associated with a...
Circuit chip connector and method of connecting a circuit chip
An interposer and a method of manufacturing a flexible radio frequency (RF) type device having an IC and thin film circuits, such as an antenna. The device is...
Method and apparatus for speech detection using time-frequency variance
Speech presence is detected by first bandpass filtering (141, 143, 145) the speech to split it into banks of sub-bands. A matrix of shift registers (150) store...
Method and apparatus for frequency planning in a cellular communications
system using modified neighbour lists
A method, and apparatus for, determining frequency planning measurement data in a cellular communications system (1), comprising: allocating neighbor lists (208,...
Telco hub and method
A telco hub in a chassis having a front side and a rear side, where the chassis includes a midplane having a first side and a second side, the telco hub includes...
Satellite positioning system receivers and methods
A satellite positioning system receiver programmed to operate synchronously with an expected time of arrival of information from at least one satellite of a...
Multi-layered inductively coupled helical directional coupler
A coupling device in FIG. 3 consisting of upper and lower connecting plates 100 and 101 with external flanges parallel to transmission line (103) for coupling RF...
Methods for setting up dispatch calls
In the present technique, a dispatch call setup determines (508) whether an auto-reply as a response to a polite dispatch call request is available. If so, a...
Wireless data communication unit
A wireless data communication unit (700) shares a data communication resource with a plurality of other data communication units. The wireless data communication...
Current reduction by dynamic receiver adjustment in a communication device
A method for reducing current drain in a communication device includes a first step of detecting interference including intermodulation and crossmodulation...
A direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) receiver (100) consistent with certain embodiments has a frequency generator (112) that generates a local oscillator...
Routing protocol within hybrid-cellular networks
In order to set up efficient routes between two closely-located nodes an optimized route for two nodes within a hybrid-cellular network (HCN) is achieved by...
Method of quality of service based flow control within a distributed
switch fabric network
In a distributed switch fabric network (300) having a first node (302) having a first node transceiver port (305) and a second node (304) having a second node...
Matrix display having addressable display elements and methods
A display device including a plurality of display elements (500) arranged in a matrix, wherein each display element includes a display pixel (510) coupled to a...
Method for measuring time of arrival of signals in a communications
A method for measuring the Time Of Arrival of signals in a communications network is provided. A transmitter emits a beacon that is a digital message of known...
Method of assembling one-dimensional nanostructures
A method provides a simple yet reliable technique to assemble one-dimensional nanostructures selectively in a desired pattern for device applications. The method...
Housing for a headset
Energy diversity antenna and system
An energy density diversity antenna (EDA) has a least a pair of antenna elements, whose feeding points are connected to outputs of a hybrid coupler configured...