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System for controlling power on a mobile station and supporting method and
In the present power control technique, a power control circuit (404) that is operably coupled to a receiver circuit (412) assesses (514, 522) a tclip adjust...
Hybrid digital/analog device
A device is for communication between a digital adapter linked to an exchange by means of a digital interface and an analog adapter linked to an exchange by...
Allocation of timeslots in a cellular communication system
A method of allocating timeslots between uplink and downlink communication in a cellular communication system (10) is described. The method comprises: for...
Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data
An idle frame counter is not reset after retransmission of a data frame. Additionally, if a non-acknowledgment (NAK) is received for the last data frame sent,...
Adaptive diversity antenna system
An antenna system (205) includes an antenna structure (215), a receiver (220), and an antenna system controller (225). The antenna structure includes an...
Controlling wireless mobile devices from a remote device
A method (300) of remotely controlling a wireless mobile device (105) can include the step of establishing (340) a communication channel between the wireless...
Sync bursts for frequency offset compensation
A method (500) and system for compensation of frequency offset between a first transceiver (102) and a second transceiver (104) in wireless communication are...
Inter private network communications between IPv4 hosts using IPv6
A method (500), a system and a gateway (400) for communicating between hosts in private networks having IPv4 address spaces are disclosed. One or more DNS query...
Timing recovery and cross talk prevention in the presence of co-channel
A system for reducing or eliminating cross talk resulting from co-channel interference in TDMA communication systems is disclosed. In general, the system may...
Reduced order model node location method for multi-hop networks
A method for locating nodes in a multi-hop sensor network forms a rigid body (RB1, RB2, RB3) and, from the nodes, utilizes the rigid body to decide if a node is...
Non interfering group based wireless network protocols
A wireless network (100) and method (200) for assigning a set of channels to a set of wireless devices (102-126) in the network where there are less channels...
Method and apparatus for managing the usage of data link resources
The present invention manages data link resources in a wireless communication device by managing the data link resource needs of multiple client applications...
Wireless communication device antenna for improved communication with a
A wireless communication device includes a mobile wireless communication signal creation and reception circuit (310) coupled to a resonator (320) capable of...
Method for providing location aiding among peers operating in a direct
A mobile communication device (202) outside the service area of a communications network 210 in need of satellite positioning assistance information to perform a...
Universal colorimetric imaging array device
An apparatus (10) is provided for detecting an atmospheric component. The apparatus, capable of being inserted into an electronic device (30) having an imager...
Communication device including one or more electrical control buttons in
an upper housing part
Folding wireless communication devices (100, 700) comprise first parts (102, 1002) that are rotatably coupled to second parts (104, 1104). The first parts (102,...
Method and system for determining a location of a plurality of units using
sub-divided unit groupings
A method and system is provided for determining a location for each of a plurality of units, which are sub-divided into more than one sub-net groupings, that...
Method and apparatus for a telecommunications network to communicate using
an internet protocol
The present invention reduces network operator memory requirements, administrative overhead, and operational costs by enabling a solution for SS7/IP...
Method of flow control
Flow control in a distributed switch fabric (100, 200) includes detecting at least one of a congestion condition (238) in a downstream transceiver port (205) and...
Method and apparatus for reminding a user of an unattended device in a
A device (100) has a charging system (102) for coupling to a charger (103) operating in a vehicle, and a processor coupled to the charging system. The processor...
Keypad for data entry
A keypad (102) for entering data in an electronic device (100) is disclosed. The keypad includes a first carrier (302), a key panel (202), and a backlighting...
Wireless communication device
System for return bandwidth minimization using selective sampling
In a cable television system a system for supporting SCU return in FTTB-MDU and FTTC/FTTcab configurations. Fiber, baseband transceiver and networking...
Method and apparatus for multimodal communication with user control of
A method and apparatus for providing multimodal communication outputs information, such as retrieved content, in a first modality. An output modality change...
Wireless electrocardiograph system and method
A method and system for wireless ECG monitoring is provided. An electrode connector, transmitter and receiver operate with existing electrodes and ECG monitors....
Method and apparatus for setting pilot signal transmit powers
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for setting pilot signal transit powers in a CDMA system. Subscriber units (211,213,215) perform pilot signal...
Communication device operation management
A communication group is activated within a communication system (100) including an administrator device (125) and at least one subordinate device (130,135)....
Method and system for minimizing overlap nulling in switched beams
A wireless system, which minimizes nulls within the wireless system, while simultaneously providing diversity. A wireless system will now have increased capacity...
Personal identification method and apparatus
A processor (10) utilizes information regarding one or more physical dimensions of an individual (14) to better inform a personal identification process. In one...
Method and apparatus for determining channel quality and performing
adaptive modulation/coding within a...
In a multi-carrier communication system employing adaptive modulation and coding, a receiver feeds back channel quality information for a "binned" group of...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing a node within an ad-hoc
A method and apparatus for synchronizing a node (200) within an ad-hoc communication system (100) is described herein. During operation all nodes periodically...
Frame selection and distribution unit (SDU) and method for dynamically
managing wireless call settings
The present application describes various embodiments that address the need to dynamically manage wireless call settings to more optimally utilize system...
Contact less charger with alignment indicator
A contactless, inductive charger having a generally planar surface is provided. An image, text or other visual indicator is disposed upon the substantially...
Field emission display
An apparatus is provided for reducing color bleed in a flat panel display. The apparatus comprises an anode (30) with a plurality of phosphors (28) of at least...
Identification of brominated flame retardant additives in polymers by
A method for identifying brominated flame retardants in a polymer sample. An infrared spectrometry scan of the polymer sample is obtained. Using a first set of...
Customizing strings displayed upon a mobile device without altering core
software of the device
A method for presenting text (50) upon a mobile device (10) can include the step of establishing a string associative table (20) within the mobile device (20)....
String matching of locally stored information for voice dialing on a
The invention provides a method of operating a voice-activated communication device. A voice input that includes a plurality of spoken numbers is received, a...
Bandwidth efficient digital voice communication system and method
A bandwidth efficient digital voice communication system (10) can include a speech-to-text converter (22) for converting a voice signal to a text representation,...
System and method for assigning a level of urgency to navigation cues
System and method for guiding a driver of a vehicle (20) from a starting point to a destination point using an assignment of levels of urgency of navigation...
System and method for facilitating communications in a network
A system and method for facilitating communications amongst a plurality of mobile units in a network establishes a plurality of underlay communication cells...
Dynamic mobile station configuration in wireless communications systems
and methods therefor
A cellular communications network including a base station subsystem (110) including a base station controller communicably coupled to a plurality of base...
Method and apparatus for transmitting information within a communication
A node within a communication system periodically broadcasts its interference status to neighboring nodes within the communication system. Additionally, the node...
Method and apparatus for interchanging and processing mobile radio
subsystem control information
A wireless communication system (100) is configured to send signaling messages through a cell broadcast service (CBS). CBS message pages used to transport...
Distributed MAC protocol facilitating collaborative ranging in
A method for reducing communications in a peer-to-peer wireless network having nodes includes sending an RTS-TOA ranging communication from a first node...
Multi-function device illumination control system and method
Wireless communications devices, such as cellular telephones (100), include an integrated camera (202) and process image data captured by that camera (202) to...
Method for combining deterministic and non-deterministic user interaction
data input models
A structure and method for entering data into an electronic device (110). A deterministic data input element (130) coupled to the electronic device (110) is...
Method and apparatus for storing and distributing encryption keys
A method of key distribution includes generating, by a first system device (101), key material and forwarding the key material from the first system device (101)...