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Method and apparatus for reference symbol aided channel estimation
A system that includes a receiver (100) that is configured for: selecting (210) a set of demodulator output samples and a corresponding set of reference symbols;...
Method and apparatus for policy-based dynamic preemptive scheduling of
To address the need for protecting the QoS of high priority flows in a communication network when network conditions vary, original queue weights (B) are...
Method of VMEbus split-read transaction
A method of performing a VMEbus split-read transaction (701) includes providing a master VMEbus module (502) coupled to a slave VMEbus module (504) through a...
Ad hoc telecommunications network management and routing
An ad hoc telecommunications network comprises a plurality of mobile devices, cached data being distributed amongst the devices. A manager device is elected for...
Method and apparatus for equalizing a speech signal generated within a
pressurized air delivery system
A method for equalizing a speech signal generated within a pressurized air delivery system, the method including the steps of: generating an inhalation noise...
Latching mechanism and method of operation thereof
The invention concerns a latching mechanism (105) for assembly of a housing (110) of an electronic device (100). The latching mechanism includes a latch element...
System and method for providing location information to applications
First location information related to a location-aware device (514) is gathered. Second location information for a location-unaware device (520) is determined...
Delay line based multiple frequency generator circuits for CDMA processing
A frequency extension circuit, consistent with certain embodiments of the present invention has a first delay line (108) having a plurality of taps. The delay...
Wireless communication using multi-transmit multi-receive antenna arrays
A method of closed-loop multi-stream wireless communication between a transmitter (1) comprising a transmit antenna array of N transmit antenna elements and a...
3U payload module configurations
A multi-service platform system (100, 200, 300, 400) includes a computer chassis (101, 201, 301, 401) having a plurality of 3U slots (205), a backplane (104)...
Radio frequency cavity resonatory with heat transport apparatus
An RF cavity resonator that includes: a resonator chamber for containing an RF field; an RF coupling element coupled to the resonator chamber for introducing the...
Boundary scan testing system
A boundary scan testing system may include a baseboard (102, 202), a computing module (104, 204) coupled to the baseboard, and a boundary scan test module (106,...
Dynamically matched mixer system with improved in-phase and quadrature
(I/Q) balance and second order intercept...
A dynamically matched mixer system (200) for use in a direct conversion radio frequency (RF) receiver includes a frequency generator (201, 203, 205) that...
Method and apparatus for predistortion training in an amplifier utilizing
A method and apparatus for predistortion training in an amplifier using predistortion is provided herein. Predistortion takes place by collecting a series of...
Procedures for merging the mediation device protocol with a network layer
A process for merging and using the Mediation Device Protocol with a network layer protocol. Under the merged protocol, each device joining a network enters into...
Navigation satellite acquisition in satellite positioning system receiver
A method in a mobile satellite positioning system receiver operating in cold-start mode, including searching for and detecting (310) a first satellite in a...
RF power amplifier circuit and RF transmitter and terminal including it
A RFPA (radio frequency power amplifier) circuit (150) which includes a RFPA (101), a supply voltage source (104), means (155) for applying to the RFPA a gain...
Linear power efficient radio frequency (RF) driver system and method with
power level control
A linear power efficient radio frequency (RF) driver system (100) includes a pre-driver amplifier (105) for amplifying an RF signal; and an output driver (107)...
A keypad assembly (100) for a communication device (200) utilizes two boards, a main circuit board (102) with electronic components including light emitting...
Wireless transmission using an adaptive transmit antenna array
Closed loop wireless communication of signals using an adaptive transmit antenna array, in which multiple copies of signals to be transmitted by the transmit...
Method and apparatus for multiple frequency RFID tag architecture
The present invention provides a multi-band, multi-mode RFID tag that uses a single antenna structure and integrated circuit to provide asset location...
Queuing cache for vectors with elements in predictable order
A cache for storing data elements is disclosed. The cache includes a cache memory having one or more lines and one or more cache line counters, each associated...
Method for fast dynamic estimation of background noise
The invention provides a method and system for dynamically estimating background noise. The system includes a portable communication device, a vocoder, and a...
Method and apparatus for transmission power control
The invention relates to a system for power control in a cellular communication system. The power control may be operated (201) in a first mode of operation...
Method and apparatus for multicasting in a wireless communication system
In accordance with the preferred embodiment of the present invention all remote units (113 118) participating in a group call can actively transmit uplink...
Programmable foot switch useable in a communications user interface in a
A communications system for a vehicle having a foot pedal useable to control communications at a user interface in the vehicle. By controlling the user interface...
Hermetic cavity package
A packaging structure (10) is provided having a hermetic sealed cavity for microelectronic applications. The packaging structure (10) comprises first and second...
Semiconductor devices shared element(s) apparatus and method
Two or more semiconductor devices (21 and 22) are formed on a substrate (20) and are each comprised of a plurality of printed components (23 and 24). At least...
Method and apparatus for turbo decoding block codes
A system and method for decoding a block code includes receiving a first word. The first word includes parity bit values and information bit values. A first...
Encryption key rekeying apparatus and method
When a roaming communication unit (15) requires an updated encryption key to ensure continued secure communications with other communication units of its home...
System and method for determining a presence state of a user
Presence information associated with a presence entity (102) is received. A composition rule associated with the presence information is also received. The...
Server-based navigation system having dynamic transmittal of route
A navigation system having a client device and a service center. The client device is capable of transmitting a starting point and a destination point from a...
Providing assistance to a subscriber device over a network
A method (300, 400) of and server (200) for providing assistance with control of a subscriber device is described. The method comprises receiving an instruction...
Method and apparatus for mitigating the effect of transmission errors in a
distributed speech recognition...
A method and apparatus for distributed speech recognition serve to mitigate the effect of transmission errors. The method comprises the steps of identifying...
Mobile communication station with three states of active, dormant, and
semi-dormant having the capability of...
One or more indicators as correspond to relative mobility of a wireless mobile station are monitored (21) to provide a resultant mobility indicator (26)....
Method of selective need-based control message augmentation
A method of selective need-based control message augmentation may include a network unit of a mobile communication system (100) generating a control message...
Rapid channel quality based power control for high speed channels
A method (400) and apparatus (501) provide for rapid power control based on a quality related value, e.g. channel quality indicator (CQI) value. A transmit power...
Method and apparatus for optimal multiple beam transmit weightings for
beam to beam handoff in a switched beam...
A method, apparatus and system are provided for use in better optimizing switched beam, wireless communications. In some embodiments, a method is provided that...
Method and apparatus for determining the location of a unit using neighbor
A method and location determination module is provided for determining a location of one of a plurality of units using neighbor lists. Each unit is...
Method and apparatus for performing soft-handoff in a wireless
A mobile station typically determines whether to drop a communication link and/or a base transceiver station (BTS) based on a performance of an associated...
Mobile internet protocol on a signaling channel
A mobile internet protocol on a radio signaling channel (2). A mobile internet protocol message is wrapped in a radio control message (12) by a mobile station...
Method and apparatus for dynamic extension of device management tree data
model on a mobile
A mobile device having a framework (901) comprising a logical device management tree (903), a device management engine (905), and a plurality of application...
System and method for authenticating wireless device with fixed station
A method is provided for authenticating a wireless device with a fixed station. A first authentication request is received from the wireless device when the...
Apparatus and method for antenna attachment
An apparatus and method of for attaching an antenna to a mobile communication device. The apparatus can include radio frequency generation circuitry, a radio...
Dynamic gain control of audio in a communication device
A method for dynamically controlling audio signal gain in a communication device starts with determining a level of an input audio signal. The level is then...
Method and apparatus for transmission and reception within an OFDM
In an OFDM system the same Walsh code is used at the same time for a plurality of transmitters. The multiple transmitters can be from the same, or different...
N/2 slot switch module
A bladed architecture, backplane-based network (100) having N payload slots (108) includes an N/2 slot switch module (102), wherein the N/2 slot switch module is...
Peelable circuit board foil
In one embodiment, a peelable circuit board foil (200) has a metal support layer (205) and a conductive metal foil layer (210) bonded by an inorganic high...
Payment brand announcement at a wireless payment point of sale device
A point of sale device (102) establishes a short range secure radio link (105) with a wireless payment device (104) to complete a transaction. The point of sale...
Self configuring multiple element portable electronic device
A self configuring multiple element portable electronic device (100) and method is provided. The device comprises at least a first electronic element (104) and a...