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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...
Mode shifting communications system and method
A digital network based communications system that establishes communications sessions to communicate via a simulated circuit-switch environment. Exemplary...
Low-complexity bit-robust method and system for combining codewords to
form a single codeword
A system (100) and method (200) of combining codewords is provided. The system can include a splitter (120) for splitting a first codeword (110) into a most...
Multi-service platform module
A multi-service platform module (102) having a storage device (220) and a controller (226) coupled to the storage device (220). A first aggregation element (236)...
Method for preventing an unauthorized device from operating in an 800 MHz
trunked radio communications system...
A receiving device in a trunked radio communications system determines a transmit frequency, wherein the transmit frequency is calculated by subtracting a voice...
Apparatus and method for a radio frequency (RF) receiver front end
pre-selector tuning for improving the...
A system and method of improving the rejection of intermodulation (IM) distortion in receivers (100) employing varactor tuning preselecters by exploiting the...
Correlation method in a communication system and apparatus
A receiver receives elements of a signal sequence. A state generator generates a sequence of addresses to translate between a pseudonoise sequence and a Walsh...
Method and apparatus for supporting multiple packet data service
To address the need to support multiple packet data service instances in a more efficient manner, various signaling enhancements are provided. These enhancements...
Method and apparatus for enabling a communication resource reset
In accordance with the preferred embodiments of the present invention, a method (400) and an apparatus (e.g., base station (140)) for enabling a communication...
Power control method for handling frame erasure of data in mobile links in
a mobile telecommunication system
A method for substantially reducing the frame erasure rate (FER) to approximately 1 percent dynamically changes the power down to power up ratio from 100 to 1 to...
Four pole stereo headset with push to talk capability in a duplex radio
A stereo headset (104) with push-to-talk function can be interfaced with a wireless communication device (102) via a connector interface. The connector interface...
Method of scanning for beacon transmissions in a WLAN
A wireless station (114) is within range of more than one access point (120, 124) transmitting on the same channel. The wireless station is associated with one...
Method and apparatus for wireless data transfer with reduced delay
To address the need for reducing wireless data transfer delay, an embodiment of this invention provides for a radio access network (RAN) (110) to transmit data,...
Microelectromechanical system optical apparatus and method
A microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) apparatus (100) having a footprint of about 1 to 10 millimeters by about 1 to 10 millimeters comprises a movable member...
Method and apparatus for selectively backlighting a plurality of displays
with a common light source
A device and method for optimizing lighting for a display (108) in a multi-display electronic device (100), is disclosed. The method includes emitting light...
Method and apparatus for reducing interference within a communication
A method for reducing interference within a communication system is provided herein. The method comprising the steps of receiving a signal y(n), where y(n)...
Apparatus and method for supplying information concerning packet data to a
An A.S0001/IS-2001 based Access Network for packet data has a base station (BS), a packet control function (PCF), and a packet data serving node (PDSN). If a...
Method and system for mitigating background noise for a Sigma-Delta
A sigma delta digital-to-analog (D/A) converter system (10) includes a summing device (35) at an input of a D/A converter (30), and a low frequency low amplitude...
Localized enhancement of multilayer substrate thickness for high Q RF
An exemplary system and method for providing differential adjustment of the height of a multilayer substrate in localized areas for improved Q-factor performance...
Methods and apparatus of managing a power amplifier
In the present technique for power management of a power amplifier, it is first determined (314) whether a counter value corresponds at least in a predetermined...
Methods and apparatus of managing a power amplifier
In the present technique for power management of a power amplifier, an amplifier bank from a plurality of amplifier banks in a power amplifier that has been...
Compact color illumination device
The present invention provides a compact color illumination device (100) for emitting collimated light. The illumination device comprises a reflector cup (102),...