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Method and apparatus for adapting a battery voltage
An apparatus and method for adapting a voltage of a battery pack is provided through a switch control logic coupled to the cells of the pack. The switch control...
Method and apparatus for managing common and application specific presence
A method and apparatus for managing common and application specific presence information, wherein the apparatus programs a computer to perform the method, which...
Method and apparatus for selecting one of a plurality of networks for an
application service based upon...
A communication device performs a method for selecting a network for an application service based upon system performance. The method includes obtaining...
Apparatus and method for enabling roaming radios to operate in different
systems during an incident event
A controller in a network assigns a dedicated foreign radio talk group to each radio frequency (RF) site in the network for use by foreign radios during an...
Method and apparatus for establishing radio communications on a trunked
network using an inbound proxy
A method and device enables establishing radio communications on a trunked network using an inbound proxy. The method includes receiving, at a first subscriber...
Private certificate validation method and apparatus
Methods and apparatuses for validating the status of digital certificates include a relying party receiving at least one digital certificate and determining if...
Method and apparatus for sending a channel timing message in a digital
mobile radio system
A method and apparatus for automatically switching functions associated with a leading radio to another radio on a channel is disclosed. The method includes...
Service data flow detection in a conforming 3GPP access network having a
packet modification function
A system includes: a packet processing function and a packet modification function. The packet processing function receives a packet generated by a sending...
Proactive scheduling methods and apparatus to enable peer-to-peer
communication links in a wireless OFDMA system
Systems, methods and apparatus are provided for scheduling resources in Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) communication networks for "direct...
Method and device to support site activation using a hailing channel
A trunked base station (BS) in a trunked radio system tunes its receiver to the hailing channel and monitors for a hailing signal. A subscriber unit (SU) scans...
Method and system for setting quality of service for a bearer in response
to an emergency event
An interoperability gateway performs a method for setting Quality of Service for a bearer in response to an emergency event. The method includes the...
Antenna arrangement and mobile communication device using same
An antenna arrangement (200) and communication device (500) using the antenna arrangement connect a plurality of transceivers (302, 304) to a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for enhancing a multi-stage hibernate and resume
Before hibernating a computing device (102), system software components (116) are notified of an upcoming hibernation process. The notifications are conveyed...
Methods for coordinating wireless coverage between different wireless
networks for members of a communication group
A method for coordinating wireless coverage between a first wireless network and a second wireless network for a communication device, wherein the communication...
Method and device for consolidating location-dependent information in a
radio access network
A process for consolidating location-dependent information in a two-way radio system includes determining a geographic location of each subscriber unit in a...
Secure quality of service
Methods and apparatus are provided for communicating a flow of packets with a requested quality of service. An exemplary method involves receiving a first...
Method of efficiently synchronizing to a desired timeslot in a time
division multiple access communication system
In operation, a transmitting device selects a synchronization pattern associated with the desired timeslot that is at least mutually exclusive from...
Method and apparatus for preventing electrolysis on battery contacts in a
dual-contact battery system
A dual-contact battery pack comprises a housing, a plurality of battery cells located within the housing, a first set of contacts and a second set of contacts...
Adapter system for a portable electronic device
An adapter system including an adapter unit is described herein. The adapter unit includes receptacles shaped for removably receiving at least a portion of a...
Incenting divulgence of information for binding identifiers across
information domains while maintaining...
Disclosed are methods for extracting and using information about an entity that has a presence in a number of information domains. The entity has separate...
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...
Apparatus and method for a dual watch receiver
A receiver for a wireless communication device provides a dual path receiver receiving first and second protocol-agnostic, uncorrelated receive signals...
Policy determination for user equipment providng mutual aid in a visited
enterprise operating area of a long...
A Mutual Aid QoS Function (MAQF) performs a method for determining policy for user equipment (UE) providing mutual aid in a mutual aid enterprise operating area...
Active RC filter having gain-setting attenuator
Disclosed herein are embodiments of an active RC filter that has a gain-setting attenuator. An embodiment takes the form of a filter circuit having a...
Method and apparatus for uploading data
A method and apparatus for uploading data is provided herein. During operation vehicles in the field will upload their digital multimedia evidence (DME) to a...
Method and apparatus for providing parental control using a playlist
A method for providing parental control via a playlist is disclosed. A playlist is received from a control server. One or more channel change control messages...
Method and apparatus for storing and distributing encryption keys
A plurality of encryption keys is generated, and each encryption key is associated with one geographical area of a plurality of geographical areas. Each...
Apparatus and method for operating a transmitter
A linear transmitter includes a closed loop feedback path to maintain linearity of a power amplifier subsystem. The closed loop feedback path provides RF...
Method and apparatus for displaying a message intended for different
A method and apparatus for displaying a message destined for different recipients, wherein the apparatus programs a computer to perform the method, which...
System for media correlation based on latent evidences of audio
A method for determining a relatedness between a query video and a database video is provided. A processor extracts an audio stream from the query video to...
Multifunction control indicator for a vehicular mobile radio
An improved user interface is provided for a front control panel (104) of a vehicular mobile radio (100) operating in a public safety environment. A...
Cable retention apparatus having a jack housing with a plurality of cable
A jack housing (110) for a plug and jack connector system (120, 110) comprises a plurality of integrated cable retention hooks (114) about which to wrap a cable...
Method and apparatus for single sign-on collaboraton among mobile devices
An apparatus for, and method of, single sign-on collaboration among a plurality of mobile devices, includes a server for issuing a first identity token to...
Method and apparatus for jitter buffering within a communication system
A method and apparatus for performing jitter buffering is provided herein. During operation, a system will utilize variable-length jitter buffers within each...
Adjusting target size of display images based on input device detection
A device and method for adjusting the target size of display images based on the detection of an input device is disclosed. The device (10) includes an input...
Method for a communication device to operate with multiple key management
A method for operating with KMFs includes a communication device having a memory device: receiving a designation of a primary KMF for the communication device,...
Method and device for rekeying in a radio network link layer encryption
Disclosed is a method of rekeying radios for link layer encryption (LLE) in a radio network using a bifurcated crypto period. During a first portion of a first...
Wearable display device, corresponding systems, and method for presenting
output on the same
An electronic device can include detectors for altering the presentation of data on one or more displays. In a wearable electronic device, a flexible housing...
Link for a wrist band
Method and system for transferring a communication session
A method and system for transferring an ongoing communication session from one application server (AS) to another is described. Multiple ASs are monitored and...
Methods and devices for determining user input location based on device
Methods and devices are provided for determining location of an input on a surface of a device using a plurality of acoustic sensing elements. An exemplary...
Decoupled cascaded mixers architechture and related methods
Methods for inter-mixer communication enable a "self-formed" cascaded mixer node tree topology. One method enables inter-mixer node signaling and includes first...
Method and apparatus for data communication
A method and apparatus for data communication. The method includes determining that a first nested network, is available to a plurality of user terminals, the...
Method and apparatus using two radio access technologies for scheduling
resources in wireless communication systems
In a method for scheduling resources, the method includes receiving a first control channel in a first subframe (426) as a part of wireless communication...
Methods for managing at least one broadcast/multicast service bearer
A central resource manager is communicatively coupled to a broadcast/multicast service (BMS) capable system. The BMS capable system has a radio access network...
Method for prevention of false gesture trigger inputs on a mobile
A method for prevention of false gesture trigger inputs on a mobile communication device is disclosed herein. The method includes providing a relative...
Housing for a communication device
Methods and apparatus for a user interface configured to display event
An embodiment of a user interface of an electronic device is configured to display user interface elements along a timeline. Each displayed user interface...