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Method and system for improving voice quality of a vocoder
The invention concerns a method (300) and system (100) for improving voice quality of a vocoder (138, 158). The method includes the steps of monitoring (312) a...
Method and apparatus for digital signal filtering
A Q-Filter is a reconfigurable technique that performs a continuum of linear and nonlinear filtering operations. It is modeled by unique mathematical structure,...
Display and keypad backlight management for portable electronic devices
This invention is a portable electronic device (100) including a display (212), an input device (210), a lighting circuit (204), a light sensor (206) and a...
Apparatus and method for electronic device control
An apparatus and method for electronic device control. The apparatus can include a first housing including a first housing face, a display coupled to the first...
Simultaneous voice and data communication over a wireless network
A system, method and computer readable medium for communicating data over a voice channel on a wireless device (300) is disclosed. The method on a wireless...
Transmitter circuit and method for modulation distortion compensation
A transmitter circuit (200, 400, 510) and method reduces amplitude modulation distortion in an amplifier (210). The transmitter circuit (200, 400, 510) includes...
Embedded communication device within a belt
A mobile communication device (10) embedded within a public safety officer's belt (11) can include a transceiver (14) integrated within the public safety...
Interception of secure data in a mobile network
A method for interception of encrypted end-to-end (12, 14) communication data stores encryption keys (42, 44) of secure communication users. Upon intercept...
Method and apparatus for authenticated reporting in a mobile communication
A mobile communication device (200) has a software architecture (302) that includes a closed operating environment (306). The closed operating environment is...
Method and system for data in a collection and route discovery
A communication system provides for data collection and route discovery for a network of distributed nodes. A base code having a data collection function...
Cradle for a communication device
Reconfigurable processing circuit including a delay locked loop multiple
frequency generator for generating a...
A reconfigurable processor circuit (200) consistent with certain embodiments of the present invention has an array of configurable circuit blocks (208), wherein...
Method and device for providing more accurate subscriber billing
A PDSN (18) includes a usage recording agent (19) for distinguishing between nonbillable and billable activity of a subscriber device 12. The usage recording...
Communication device and method of operation therefore
A communication device (105) includes a first communication block (205) for operation within a first communication network (150); and a second communication...
Method and apparatus for network formation
When a requesting node (402) has routing capabilities and attempts to join a network and there are no association slots available, the requesting node (402) will...
Method and apparatus for enabling and rewarding wireless resource sharing
A method and apparatus determines whether a wireless apparatus (106a) that is operative to communicate over both a wireless wide area network (104) and a...
RF power device with on-chip digital control and optical interface
RF power device module (500) having an RF power device chip (206) which integrates an RF power device (208) with at least one of DC detector circuits (201, 202),...
Apparatus and method for implementing a packet based teleconference bridge
A method and apparatus for effecting multi-party teleconferencing that avoids the need for tandem vocoding of packet based information from conference call...
Electronics devices with spring biased hinges and methods therefor
A hinged panel (110) coupled to a body member (120), for example in a wireless communications device, including a torsion spring (150) coupled to the body member...
Wireless communication device
Programmable scheduler for digital signal processor
A digital signal processor operates in conjunction with a scheduler hardware module and a scheduler software module in executing a highest priority runnable...
Method of operating a storage device
A method of operating a storage device (220) on a multi-service platform module (102) within a multi-service platform system (100), includes initializing a first...
Network element system method computer program and data carrier for
A system is provided for optimisation processing in a cellular communications network having a central element (30) and a number of distributed network elements...
Method of generating a handoff candidate list
A method of generating a handoff candidate list (490) to provide to a mobile station (302) may include providing the mobile station in a multi-sector handoff...
System and method for controlling audio output
The invention concerns a method (300) and system (100) for controlling audio output. The method includes the steps of inputting (312) an audio signal and a...
Acoustic seal system
An acoustic seal system (100). The system (100) includes a flexible sealing element (110) having a ridge (134) for engaging a cover (118) with a sealing...
Method and arrangement for aligning an optical component on a printed
A method and arrangement for aligning an optical component (14) on a printed wiring board (1) by using a reflector (8) below a surface mount technology camera to...
Tapered slot feed for an automotive radar antenna
In one embodiment, an improved transceiver assembly for a vehicle capable of detecting potentially hazardous objects is disclosed. The transceiver assembly...
Adjustable frequency delay-locked loop
A delay-locked loop 300 that includes: an adjustable frequency source (320) for generating a clock signal (322) having an adjustable frequency; an adjustment and...
Current sensing in a two-phase motor
A method and apparatus for measuring current by a single sensor for two motor phases driven by first and second set of switches to drive respective first and...
System, method and equipment for reading information on a target
A system for illuminating and reading information on a target (12) includes an illuminating device (14) for illuminating the target, separate from the...
Capping layer for reducing amorphous carbon contamination of photoresist
in semiconductor device manufacture;...
In the fabrication of semiconductor devices using the PECVD process to deposit hardmask material such as amorphous carbon, structure and process are described...
Fuel cell using non-linear positive temperature coefficient material
A fuel cell (200) includes a membrane electrode assembly (210) located together with a layer of porous, z-axis electrically conductive, non-linear positive...
Self-healing polymer compositions
A self-healing polymer composition 10 contains a polymer media 12 and a plurality of microcapsules of flowable polymerizable material 16 dispersed in the polymer...
Simplification of ball attach method using super-saturated fine crystal
A method for preparing a metal surface (34) for a soldering operation is provided. In accordance with the method, the metal surface is treated with a solder flux...
Media isolated absolute pressure sensor
A method and media-isolated absolute pressure sensor apparatus includes a first sensor (101) to measure a pressure difference between an isolated media (P1) and...
Communication device having multiple keypads
A communication device having a front housing and first and second independent keypad housings having respective keypads functionally connected to the front...
Method and system for selective coupling of a communication unit to a
hearing enhancement device
The invention concerns a method (200) and system (100) for selectively coupling a communication unit (110) to a hearing enhancement device (112). The method...
Speaker diagnostics based upon driving-point impedance
A speaker (100) having a diagnostic capability, as well as a circuit (101) and related methods (500) for performing speaker diagnostics based upon a ...
Method and wireless device employing a preamble to initiate communications
A wireless receiver 300 and corresponding method to detect a message identifier or preamble that has been generated and provided by a transmitter 200 uses FFTs...
Method and apparatus for transmission of control data in a packet data
A communication system comprising a mobile station and a network implements a persistent packet data control channel that provides for a continuous exchange of...
Method and apparatus for reducing the impact of cell reselection of
GPRS/EDGE data rates
A method and apparatus for cell reselection during transmission of data between a mobile station and a network through a first cell of a plurality of cells, each...
Method, system and apparatus for telepresence communications
An apparatus, system and method for telepresence communications at a virtual location between two or more participants at multiple locations (100, 200). First...
Two-layer patterned resistor
A technique for fabricating a patterned resistor on a substrate produces a patterned resistor (101, 801, 1001, 1324, 1374) including two conductive end...
MIDI scalable polyphony based on instrument priority and sound quality
A method of scaling polyphony can include identifying music data to be played (415), wherein the music data indicates instruments to be used and each instrument...
Audio pod for a communication device
Server selection method
A method for selecting (64) a server (30, 40 or 50) is based upon an available server capacity indication (66) for each of the servers. A server may become...
Secure memory and processing system having laser-scribed encryption key
A secure memory and processing system is disclosed for use in various types of communication devices. The secure processing system provides for the encryption...
Method and system for playing an audible alert
A method (900) and system in the form of a telephone (100) for defining and playing on the radio telephone a user defined audible alert or ring tone enables...