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Method and apparatus for CDMA-dispatch soft handoff
To address the need for an apparatus and method for CDMA-dispatch soft handoff, the present invention provides soft handoff to mobile stations (MSs) (120 123) in...
Touch screen assembly and display for an electronic device
A touch screen assembly includes a first outer layer (102) and a second outer layer (110) separated by a separator layer (118). The first and second outer layers...
Emergency deployable GPS antenna
The electronic device is for at least one of transmitting and receiving signals, has a housing 500 and at least a GPS (Global Positioning System) antenna 510...
Mechanism for providing automatic item coupling with the coupling range
determined by context information
A system (100) includes a wireless device (101) and at least one transponder (102). The wireless device (101) includes a memory (201) with an area (202) for...
Method and system for battery state of charge estimation by using measured
changes in voltage
A method (20 or 30) and system (40) for estimating a battery state of charge can include a memory (48) for storing at least one among an impedance value, a...
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 system for designing or deploying a communications network
which allows simultaneous selection of...
A method and apparatus for designing or deploying a communications network is disclosed. A computerized model which represents a physical environment in which a...
Electronic audio accessory for use with automotive stereo loudspeakers
This invention offers an improved hands-free device for coupling to radio devices having mute and audio inputs. The invention couples serially between the radio...
Method and apparatus for reducing call setup time in a wireless
The need for reducing the time required for call setup in a wireless communication system (100) is addressed herein. A base station (BS 104) sends a channel...
Communication device and method of operation therefore
A communication device (105,200) includes a cordless telephone (205) and a two way radio (210). The communication device (105,200) is adapted to place an active...
Method and system for synchronization of communication between a mobile
subscriber and a base station
A method and system for synchronizing scan opportunities in a mobile communications system. Time slots are sent between a mobile subscriber and an associated...
Method for operating in an 800 MHz trunked radio communications system by
mapping channels to frequencies
A receiving device in a trunked radio communications system determines transmit and receive frequencies by a mapping. The receiving device receives a voice...
Apparatus for linear transmitter with improved loop gain stabilization
A device for linear transmitter (150) with improved loop gain stabilization. The linear transmitter (150) includes a main amplifier loop (178) and an auxiliary...
Object-of-interest image capture
A method and apparatus for object-of-interest image capture accomplishes the functions of capturing (120) a current image, determining (125) an object region of...
Method and apparatus to maintain encryption synchronization in a
multi-modulation TDM system
Encryption synchronization (e-sync) is maintained between a transmitter (104) and one or more receivers (102) in a multi-modulation TDM system (100) where...
Image sensor circuit and method
A method and an image sensor circuit (2) for providing a bit stream pulse modulated signal at a controlled bit rate. The image sensor circuit (2) has a...
User interface of a keypad entry system for character input
A user interface (102) of a portable electronic device (100) includes a plurality of keys (112). The user interface (102) includes a first group of keys...
Systems and method for boosting output of an alternator
Disclosed herein are two techniques, neutral point switching and field voltage boost, that will increase the output of today's 12 volt automotive electrical...
Method of dynamically configuring access to services
A method of dynamically configuring access to services (114, 130) between a remote communications node (104) and a remote communications device (106) includes...
Dynamic creation of channels in a simulcast wireless communication system
Dynamic allocation of communication resources in a wireless communication system employing simulcast transmission. When a simulcast station of a simulcast...
Method and system for determining a location using a plurality of selected
initial location estimates
A method and system is provided for determining a location for each of a plurality of units, which is selected from one of multiple sets of locations, which are...
Reducing delay in setting up calls
A method (600) and apparatus (700) for reducing delay associated with a call set-up for a call between an originating communication unit (120) and a target...
Method and apparatus for reducing interfering signals in a transmitter
An interference canceller 200 and corresponding method thereof operates to reduce the level of an interfering signal and includes a circulator 202 comprising a...
Limiting storage or transmission of visual information using optical
A method carried out at a device (700), of limiting visual information that can be stored or transmitted captures a visual image (408). Whenever a control signal...
Wideband feed forward linear power amplifier
A circuit is provided, having a feed forward linear power amplifier configured with two or more error correction loops (225 235, 255 265). Each of the error...
Valve operation in an internal combustion engine
An apparatus and method for operating a plurality of valves in an engine uses valve actuators to move each valve. Accelerometers are used to detect acceleration...
Integrated processor platform supporting wireless handheld multi-media
A direct memory access system consists of a direct memory access controller establishing a direct memory access data channel and including a first interface for...
Method and system for increasing audio perceptual tone alerts
A method, system and computer readable medium for increasing the audio perceptual loudness includes shifting at least one frequency of a first audio signal to...
Method for determining a control channel in a trunked radio communications
A receiving device in a trunked radio communications system retrieves a first frequency, wherein the first frequency relates to a lowest frequency that the at...
Method and system for use in reducing cost associated with lost
connections in wireless communication
The present embodiments provide apparatuses, methods and systems for use in notifying a remote communication device when a local wireless device loses its...
System and method of switching between calls when handing off a mobile
station out of a WLAN
A system and method switches between an active call and a call on hold when handing off a mobile station (204) from a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) (202). A...
Over-the-air subsidy lock resolution
Methods (100, 200, 300) in a wireless portable communication device and wireless communication network for resolving subsidy lock by transmitting and receiving...
Speakerphone accessory assembly
An acoustic accessory is provided having a loudspeaker and a circuit board disposed therein. An acoustic suspension system is formed within the acoustic...
Adaptive turbo decision feedback equalization method and device
The invention provides an adaptive turbo decision feedback equalizer for executing an adaptive turbo decision feedback equalization method in response to a...
Slot format and method for increasing random access opportunities in a
wireless communication system
A communication system and method for communicating information in one or more time slots a predetermined bandwidth is disclosed. The system and method comprise...
An antenna system (100) comprising a first electromagnetic radiator (102) and a second electromagnetic radiator (104) is provided. The first electromagnetic...
Portable electronic device and method of operation therefore
A portable electronic device (100) comprises an attached device (190,195), a vibrator (175), and a processor (105) coupled between the attached device (190, 195)...
Method and apparatus using biometric sensors for controlling access to a
wireless communication device
A wireless communication device (300) and corresponding system therein uses a plurality of biometric sensors (206, 208, 210) for assessing the identity of a user...
Method and system for designing or deploying a communications network
which considers component attributes
A computerized model provides a display of a physical environment in which a communications network is or will be installed. The communications network is...
Pilot information gain control method and apparatus
Various gain factors for pilot information are used to determine a corresponding plurality of likely channel performance values for a plurality of data channels...
Method and apparatus for providing streaming information to a wireless
mobile wireless device
A method and apparatus, for acquiring at least mobile wireless device direction information (132), based upon at least two different mobile wireless device...
Power allocation method for multicast services
In a mobile telecommunication system (10), a number of user equipments (40 45) may receive multimedia broadcast multicast services. The method for power...
Method for operating in a 800 MHz trunked radio communications system for
channels 0 to 119
A receiving device in a trunked radio communications system requests a voice channel for a communication and receives an outbound signaling message on a control...
Dynamic power sharing zero intermediate frequency (ZIF) mixer and method
of forming same
A zero intermediate frequency (ZIF) radio frequency (RF) digital mixer (200) includes a low noise amplifier (LNA) (203), a first RF mixer stage (205) for mixing...
Portable device including a replaceable cover
An apparatus and method utilizing a portable device including an array sensor and a replaceable housing. The apparatus can include a main housing, a first...
Method for controlling multi-mode audio gain balance
A method for controlling audio gain balance in a multi-mode communications device (200) includes providing (201) microphone audio input to the multimode...
System and method for adaptive polling in a WLAN
A method (S200) and system for scheduling data transmissions between a base station (110) and a plurality of user terminals (130) in a wireless network. The...
Method and apparatus for acquisition of a spread-spectrum signal
An apparatus for acquiring a pseudo-random (PN) sequence timing for a code division multiple access (CDMA) radiotelephone. A buffer stores samples of...