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Method and system, with component kits for designing or deploying a
communications network which considers...
A computerized model provides a display of a physical environment in which a communications network is or will be installed. The communications network is...
Method for handling a call establishment request during location
management in 3G wireless networks
A method of handling call establishment requests when a MS moves from one Serving Radio Network Controller (SRNC) to another SRNC in a 3G wireless network, such...
Programmable wireless electrode system for medical monitoring
A wireless, programmable system for bio-potential signal acquisition (e.g., electrocardiogram (ECG) data) includes a base unit and a plurality of individual...
Method and apparatus for selecting an alert mode based on user biometrics
A communication apparatus includes a communication device (130) and an activity monitoring device (120). The communication device (130) includes an alert device...
Method and apparatus for network communication
A method of enhanced tandem communication is provided between at least a first portion of a network suitable for voice communications and a second portion of a...
Communication infrastructure and method to preserve communication link
bandwidth in a packet communication session
To address the need for a communication infrastructure and method for preserving bandwidth when IP messaging is used, the present invention provides for the...
Information encoding and decoding method
Portions of transmitted messages, such as a portion of a service option field, can include a coded representation. The coded representation can correlate to...
Method for preserving wireless resources in a wireless local area network
In one embodiment of the present invention, an access point (111) receives a multicast packet intended for a particular multicast group. Upon receipt, the access...
Low power consumption adaptive power amplifier
A power amplification circuit (10) includes a scalable power amplifier (20) to produce an RF output signal (50) at an output of the power amplification circuit...
System and method for reducing transient response in a fractional N phase
A system and method for reducing a transient response in a phase lock loop (PLL) (100) is disclosed. The system includes an adapt mode charge pump (204), a...
Nanofibrous articles can be manufactured by a process that includes preparation of a surface of a substrate to provide an adhesion mechanism for securing the...
Method and apparatus for full rate erasure handling in CDMA
A method of processing signals received from an electronic device (106, 202) in a cellular network (100, 200) that utilizes variable rate vocoding comprising...
Method and apparatus for mixed mode personal communication
A method of mixed mode communication in a wireless mobile communication system allows a first user to initially communicate with a second user using a first...
Inter-network handover in a packet radio system
A method (400) and apparatus (501) facilitate a session handover between a first site and a second site. A wireless communication unit such as a mobile station...
Populated printed wiring board and method of manufacture
A populated printed wiring board (PWB) (100) and method of manufacturing the populated PWB are taught. The populated PWB is manufactured by fabricating a PWB...
Keypad array having reduced number of input/outputs and method for
The invention concerns a method (200) of generating an array (100, 300, 400) having a reduced number of input/outputs (114, 314, 414). The method includes the...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data
A method for interlacing columns of different weights is proposed for a parity-check matrix H that results in good performing LDPC codes shortened or...
Multi-mode hybrid ARQ scheme
A method and apparatus for performing H-ARQ transmission is described herein. Bits received on a first transmission are stored and combined with the bits...
Method and apparatus for transmitting data in a communication system
A communication system distributes the functions of a socket abstraction layer of the prior art between a socket abstraction layer included in an client...
Switching a call from a network assisted communication mode to a direct
A mobile communication device (214) in a communication system (200) initiates a call over the fixed equipment network of the communication system to another...
Method and apparatus for optimizing supply modulation in a transmitter
A transmitter (200) has a compression detector for sensing the level of compression (110) in a signal that is being transmitted. The transmitter also has a radio...
Method and system for modeling and managing terrain, buildings, and
A method and system for creating, using, and managing a three-dimensional digital model of the physical environment combines outdoor terrain elevation and...
Method and apparatus for antenna array beamforming
An antenna array beamforming technique employs independent transmit weighting coefficients for multiple subscriber units served by a transmitting communication...
Method for assigning inbound transmissions with minimal signaling overhead
In an outbound transmission (300), an address of a first subscriber unit assigned to transmit in a first inbound slot is identified. With one bit in the outbound...
Direct imprinting of etch barriers using step and flash imprint
A direct imprinting process for Step and Flash Imprint Lithography includes providing (40) a substrate (12); forming (44) an etch barrier layer (14) on the...
Fast call set-up for multi-mode communication
Fast call set-up for a call to a multi-mode communication unit (102) is facilitated by a method and apparatus for registering and re-registering priorities with...
Method and apparatus for determining regions of interest in images and for
A method and apparatus for ranking pixels in an image by degrees of saliency, including: defining (200, 210) a plurality of regions for each of a plurality of...
Delay locked loop synthesizer with multiple outputs and digital modulation
A delay locked loop circuit (200) in which multiple outputs are produced. A single delay line (24) is shared among multiple tap selection circuits (256A, 265B,...
Relative adjustment value for inbound time-slotted transmissions
Disclosed are methods for adjustment values. In one embodiment, a cumulative adjustment value is provided in memory, an inbound signal is transmitted to a base...
Wireless quality-of-service detection method
A wireless mobile station experiencing quality-of-service events (including, in some embodiments, quality-of-experience events) automatically transmits...
Method and apparatus for wet contact detection in a portable communication
A method of detecting wetness in an accessory jack of a portable communication device (100), such as a two-way radio, is provided. By monitoring an accessory...
Structure and method for fabricating semiconductor structures and devices
for detecting an object
High quality epitaxial layers of monocrystalline materials can be grown overlying monocrystalline substrates such as large silicon wafers by forming a compliant...
Ejection mechanism and method for same
The invention concerns an ejection mechanism (110). The ejection mechanism can include a movable ejection button (118) having at least one wing (124) and a cover...
Iterative decoding with likelihood weighting
The invention relates to an error correcting decoder apparatus (100) and method. The decoder apparatus (100) comprises a likelihood estimator (101) which...
Method for performance and fault management in a telecommunication network
A mobile subscriber (20) initiates a request for packet data services (100). As the request is processed from network node (40) to network node (50), the...
Streaming vector processor with reconfigurable interconnection switch
A re-configurable, streaming vector processor (100) is provided which includes a number of function units (102), each having one or more inputs for receiving...
Antenna apparatus with inner antenna and grounded outer helix antenna
A dual-band cellular telephone antenna. A monopole antenna is tuned to a first resonant frequency of operation. A first helical antenna is coupled to the...
Dispatch call setup method
A call setup method (50) makes an early detection if a mobile call is to be placed (52). The mobile unit (10) then checks to insure that the battery life of the...
Text input method for personal digital assistants and the like
A handheld device 100 with a graphical user interface for entering handwritten text 102. The handheld device includes word and character input areas 104, 106...
Slot cycle assignment within a communication system
To address the need for a dispatch mobile (303, 305, 307) to more quickly make a call, in the preferred embodiment of the present invention those remote units...
Method and apparatus for preventing received data from corrupting
previously processed data in a wireless...
A communication system includes a forward link from a base station to multiple mobile units, the forward link having multiple shared channels (SHCH's), multiple...
Integrally embedded backplane data device and method
A multi-service platform system (100) includes a monolithic backplane (104), a slot (108) coupled to the monolithic backplane, wherein the slot is coupled to...
Method and apparatus for characterizing inhalation noise and calculating
parameters based on the characterization
A method for characterizing inhalation noise within a pressurized air delivery system, the method including the steps of: generating an inhalation noise model...
Communication equipment, transcoder device and method for processing
frames associated with a plurality of...
To address the need for an apparatus and method for transcoding among multiple wireless protocols, the present invention provides a framework for more...
Method and apparatus to self-configure an accessory device
A method (200) for self-configuring a smart accessory allows for a common platform to be used for a variety of accessory options. The presence of an optional...
Method and apparatus in a wireless communication system for facilitating a
A dual-band wireless subscriber unit (SU) (112) having an enterprise address of E1 and a cellular address of C1, corresponding method (200), software program...
Preferred roaming list and roaming indicator provision and synchronization
A method for synchronizing multiple database that are provided at different times is provided. As a wireless communication device (102) leaves a first region...
Automatic fingerprint identification system and method
A system and method for automated print identification is described. In particular, the method includes providing an active search record, arranging the prints...
Cascaded delay locked loop circuit
A delay locked loop frequency synthesizer in several embodiments uses a primary delay line element (24) and one or more secondary delay elements (162 . . . 164,...