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Connector interface for a charger device
A charger (100) provides a self aligning, compliant connector with multiples degrees of freedom. The charger (100) comprises a housing having an aperture (132)...
Battery connector system
A battery connector system for connecting a battery to a battery powered device is provided herein that includes an insert molded contact block comprising a...
Plunger mechanism for switch applications
A plunger mechanism (100) is formed of a plunger (102) having a cylindrical body with a half-spherical tip (104). The plunger mechanism (100) is overmolded...
Mobile repeater system based ad hoc trunked sites
A first Mobile Repeater System (MRS), configured to serve as an access point associated with a Basic Service Set (BSS), broadcasts a Basic Service Set...
Systems and methods for sharing bandwidth across multiple video streams
A client-based method, a server-based method, and a client device enable streaming of multiple video streams utilizing standardized methods while ensuring the...
Systems and methods for using a digital power amplifier controller (DPAC)
having foward-loop correction and...
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for using a digital power amplifier controller (DPAC) having forward-loop correction and feedback-loop correction. In...
Method and apparatus for multi-stage adaptive volume control
A method and apparatus for adaptively controlling the audio output (122) of a communication device (114) according to the noise characteristics of the receiver...
Apparatus and method for discharging a battery and determining a condition
of the battery
A method and apparatus for determining the condition of a rechargeable battery determines a dynamic impedance of the battery while discharging the battery, and...
Systems and methods for authenticating mobile devices at an incident via
A mobile device collaboration method includes provisioning a first mobile device with unique user identification related to a role and skill set of an...
Geo-location based dynamic uplink traffic channel allocation
Spectral efficiency is improved by assigning uplink channels according to expected receive signal levels at a serving base station. A first subscriber device...
Method and system of providing service to a mobile device in a
A mobile device registers with an infrastructure device coupled to a first communication network and then sends a request to activate PTT service in the first...
Method and apparatus for key distribution using near-field communication
An apparatus and method to provision and distribute a traffic key amongst a plurality of radios enables secure communication, for a predetermined group or a...
Analytic and tracking systems and methods using over-the-air identifiers
of mobile devices
Analytic and tracking systems and methods are described that use over-the-air identifiers (OTAIs) of mobile devices for tracking, dispatch, identification, etc....
Method of and apparatus for automatically controlling operation of a
user-mounted recording device based on...
An event in a public safety (PS) network is recorded by mounting a video recording device for capturing images in a field of view (FOV) on a PS person, by...
Method and apparatus for UE power class adaption for coverage extension in
A method and apparatus for User Equipment (UE) power class adaptation for coverage extension in Long Term Evolution (LTE) includes setting a maximum transmit...
Method and apparatus for late entry in asynchronous frequency hopping
systems using random permutation sequences
A wireless method and apparatus for late entry in frequency hopping systems that, during call setup, computes a random permutation sequence through a hop set of...
Method and apparatus for dynamically controlling quality of service
A method and apparatus for dynamically controlling quality of service (QoS) is provided herein. During operation, a QoS manager will determine if a device is...
Method and apparatus for authenticating a digital certificate status and
A radio is authenticated at the site and unique authentication information for the radio is stored at the site. A subsequent non-authentication message from the...
Methods and apparatus for mitigating interference between co-located
Methods and apparatus are provided for mitigating interference between spectrally distinct wireless communication networks employing co-located, collaborating...
Method and apparatus for providing acknowledgement information to radio
communication devices in a wireless...
A method and apparatus for providing acknowledgment information for radio communication devices in a wireless communication system. A base station receives a...
Base for a communication device
Method and apparatus for extending coverage in a wireless communication
A first radio receives, via a land mobile radio (LMR) radio frequency transceiver, a first transmission of an LMR call from a source transmitting radio...
Method and apparatus to facilitate using a federation-based benefit to
facilitate communications mobility
While facilitating (101) a call session for a participating entity having at least one federation-based benefit, one then uses (102) that at least one...
Real time traffic adaptive data channel bandwidth control among agency
A scheduling component associated with a data channel configures initial reserved bandwidth allocations for each agency permitted access to a shared data...
Method and apparatus for transmitting a user datagram protocol message
that is larger than a defined size
A first device initiates a handshake message exchange with a second device according to a security protocol. The first device determines that an application...
A rotary control (100, 500, 700) provides improved running-torque through a running-torque stack up assembly (140). The running-torque stack up assembly (140)...
Housing for a portable radio
Method and apparatus for scheduling various types of peer-to-peer
A base station allocates resources for peer-to-peer communications by creating or updating peer sets from measured performance information received from one or...
Method and apparatus for operating a camera
A method and apparatus for operating a camera are provided herein. During operation of the camera, a first field of view (FOV) for the camera will be determined...
Method and apparatus for reducing FM audio artifacts in a receiver
An apparatus and method for reducing FM audio artifacts in a receiver are provided. A direct conversion radio frequency (RF) receiver converts an analog FM...
Remote speaker microphone
Prioritized token based arbiter and method
An apparatus and method for employing a token based arbiter. The apparatus includes a priority provider (26) comprising a processor for calculating an arbiter...
Trunked and broadband radio communication method and system
A data communication system and a method of data communication. The method comprises receiving data associated with a plurality of users, wherein a first set of...
Method and apparatus for using erasure to improve signal decoding during
an interference event
A method and apparatus for using erasure to improve signal decoding when data is impacted by an interference event. Embodiments may include receiving in an RF...
Portable radio having accessory interface
An improved user interface is provided by a portable radio (100) having a housing (102) having a through-hole (110) formed therethough. The through-hole...
Apparatus and method for detecting radio accessories
An apparatus and method are provided for detecting radio accessories within a communication system formed of a radio, a primary accessory and a secondary...
Very low intermediate frequency (VLIF) receiver and method of controlling
a VLIF receiver
A very-low intermediate frequency (VLIF) receiver and a method of controlling a VLIF receiver. The method comprises receiving a first signal, the first signal...
Method and apparatus for mitigating interference between devices of
different wireless wide area networks
A portable communication device operating of a first WWAN can receive an identifier from a WLAN access point indicating that one or more devices operating on a...
Method and apparatus for confirming delivery of group data to radio
communication devices in a wireless...
A method and apparatus for confirming delivery of group data to a plurality of radio communication devices in a wireless communication system. The wireless...
Methods for assigning a plethora of group communications among a limited
number of pre-established MBMS bearers...
An infrastructure device in a 3GPP compliant system performs a method to allocate MBMS bearers. The 3GPP compliant system includes a RAN partitioned into a...
Method and apparatus for multimedia broadcast multicast service
A method and apparatus for assigning Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (E-MBMS) bearers in at least two Multimedia Broadcast Single Frequency Network...
Uninterrupted bezel antenna
A bezel forms a continuous, uninterrupted outer perimeter around the outside of a handheld radio device. The bezel is made of an electrically conductive...
Apparatus for minimizing self-discharge of a smart battery pack
An apparatus for minimizing self-discharge of a smart battery pack is provided. During initial storage of the smart battery pack (100), prior to be being...
Method and apparatus for maintaining priority and quality of service
across multi-user devices
A first mobile station operating on a first network according to a first network protocol receives a proxy request for access to a network resource, by from a...