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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...
Method and apparatus to improve capacity and battery life of an ad hoc
network system using sensor management
A network having at least one communication device having at least one sensor to process and manage sensor added information to adjust the state of the...
Adaptive power control method for cellular systems
A method for adaptive power control in a mobile communication system (100) determines (120) whether an RF loading factor (110) is greater than a threshold value....
Method for providing improved access times for a communication device
A high priority system access technique is provided in which an MS (310) instead of relying on its open loop power level routine to determine its power level for...
Method for increased location receiver sensitivity
A first image (200) of a transmitted signal is detected within a received signal containing a plurality of images of the transmitted signal. This is accomplished...
Method and apparatus for reducing communication latency in a wireless
A wireless handheld communication device (102) for reducing a communication delay at a proximate wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless...
Apparatus and method for broadcast services transmission and reception
A method and apparatus for broadcast services transmission and reception. Reception of a broadcast multicast transmission is requested. Preliminary short time...
Method and apparatus for channel feedback
A method for communicating channel estimates on a plurality of subcarriers between a transmitting device and a receiving device. The transmitting device...
Method and apparatus for allowing communication units to utilize
non-licensed title spectrum
The presence of the non-television transmission within a channel is used to indicate that secondary non-licensed usage of the channel is permitted. Specifically,...
System and method for facilitating network-to-network transitions
A system and method for facilitating network-to-network transitions of mobile stations comprising includes at least one access point (204). At least one receiver...
Packet transmission redundancy selection apparatus and method
A high speed downlink packet access communication system method that supports a plurality of redundancy variations that are characterized by at least a first...
Method and apparatus providing improved mixer performance for radio
A mixer circuit (50) includes a first switching mixer (20A) with a first desired signal input (RF+ and RF-), a first switching signal input (LO+& LO-), and a...
Method for performing authenticated handover in a wireless local area
A wireless local area network system (100) supporting mobile radio telephony reduces the time to complete an authenticated handover from one access point (104)...
Method and apparatus for providing additional information to a selective
call device about a broadcast
A technique is used for providing additional information about a broadcast presentation that allows a user interested in the additional information to acquire it...
Proximity-coupled folded-J antenna
A Proximity Coupled-Folded-J Antenna PC-FJA (104) includes a ground plane (240), first resonant element (352) with a "J" shape that resonates at a first radio...
Device and method for editing processed data input
A portable electronic device (100) and method (400) is capable of editing processed data input. The portable electronic device (100) comprises a display area...
Method and system for tracking content rental
The invention concerns a method (300, 400) and system (100) for tracking content rental. The method includes the steps of--from a portable electronic device...
Regular-pulse excitation speech coder
A method for providing synthesized speech using regular-pulse excitation includes a first step (300) of processing input speech to provide a residual excitation...
Method and apparatus for determining location of a remote unit using GPS
To address the need for faster location determination by GPS-equipped units, this application describes embodiments of the present invention that provide...
Microphone system for a communication device
A microphone system (100) includes a MEMS microphone (102) and at least one audio port (110) accessing the rear volume portion (106) of the MEMS microphone...
Channel estimation using linearly constrained filter coefficients
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...
Antenna structures and their use in wireless communication devices
An antenna structure for use in a wireless communication device, the structure comprising (i) a plurality of antenna portions each having a substantially planar...
Selecting an optimal satellite positioning system receiver
A device (100) has a port (108), a first SPS receiver (104), and a processor (106) coupled to the first SPS receiver and the port. The processor is programmed to...
System and method for providing an input to a distributed power amplifying
A system and a method for providing an input to a distributed power amplifying system are provided. In an embodiment, a distributed power amplifying system...
Wireless communication device with strategically positioned antenna
A wireless communication device (200) is provided, the wireless communication device (200) can include at least one antenna (240), the antenna (240) positioned...
Push-to-talk call setup for a mobile packet data dispatch network
A proactive speculation method decreases the call setup time for private calls (200) and selective dynamic group calls (300). In a push-to-talk dispatch network...
Method to detect a user equipment stuck on a dedicated channel
While engaged in a dedicated channel, a User Equipment (UE) may get stuck on it. A method and the computer program product detects whether the UE is stuck on the...
Group application for group formation and management
The invention relates to a group application for group formation and management, in particular in a wireless environment. The present invention provides a group...
Method and apparatus for terminating reception in a wireless communication
A receiver front end (302) receives a known Stop Waveform (114) comprising a predetermined symbol pattern on a voice channel, the Stop Waveform sent at the end...
Self operating opening mechanism for use in a hand-held electronic device
The present invention provides a mechanism (300, 400) and method (500) for rotating at least a first and second housing elements (120, 220) of a device (100)...
Color data image acquistion and processing
A method and structure for implementing color image acquisition and processing. Combined and direct interpolation and conversion from a first to a second color...