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Contextually aware network announcements of people
A context sensitive data announcing device includes an ad hoc network interface configured to receive one or more announcements identifying one or more members...
Digital memory-based predistortion technique
The present invention discloses a system and a method for memory-based predistortion to reduce the distortion effects introduced by a power amplifier. The...
Method and apparatus for an enhanced efficiency power amplifier
A power amplifier that includes: an input drive controller (310) for receiving an input signal (312) and for generating from the input signal at least a first...
Tear resistant flexible substrate
A flexible circuit having improved tear resistance is provided. A flexible circuit, made of polyimide film, includes at least one extension which needs to be...
Field emission display and methods of forming a field emission display
A field emission device and method of forming a field emission device are provided in accordance with the present invention. The field emission device is...
Thin keyboard and components for electronics devices and methods
A keypad assembly, the keypad assembly including a keycap layer 110 having multiple user interface key caps flexibly coupled to a carrier portion, a luminescent...
Electrical circuit apparatus and methods for assembling same
An electrical circuit apparatus (300) that includes: a substrate (330) having a ground layer (336), at least one thermal aperture (332), and at least one solder...
Microphone activation device
Regional registration for a mobile IP enabled system
A registration method in a system having a hierarchical structure (100) that includes a mobile node (20), at least one FA (42), at least one GFA (40) and an HA...
QOS framework system
A quality of service (QOS) framework for mediating needs of software applications in the context of an application framework with capabilities of a network host...
Method and apparatus for transferring data over a voice channel
A voice channel data processor 207 and corresponding method 600 operable in a wireless communications unit's 200 receiver and transmitter to facilitate data...
Silent zone muting system
A muting system (10) according to the present invention enables wireless communication devices (16,18) that enter a silent zone to generate a silent zone...
Dynamically determining a community of entities in a communication system
A method for dynamically determining a community of entities in a communications system having a plurality of entities is described. The method includes the...
High integrity radio access network client reallocation in a wireless
A wireless communication system (10) uses communications bridging functions to establish redundant communication paths (32, 34, 44, 46) between redundant radio...
Communications devices with receiver earpieces and methods therefor
A communications receiver earpiece, for example in a cellular handset, including a sound-generating device (210) located on an inner portion of a housing, a...
Method and receiving unit for demodulating a multi-path signal
A method (400) and a receiving unit (220) for demodulating a multi-path signal are described herein. The receiving unit (220) may be configured to receive the...
Data transmission and reception within a spread-spectrum communication
A long code scrambler has been provided to scramble the data bits prior to QAM mapping. Different data rates are accommodated by using different long code...
Electric power meter including a temperature sensor and controller
An electric power meter (102) includes a temperature sensor (114) and a controller (112). The controller (112) is operable, based on the temperature reported...
Use of a subcarrier in an organic semiconductor radio frequency
A radio frequency identification system comprising a radio reader circuit operable to emit a radio frequency carrier signal modulated with a subcarrier, which...
Battery circuit with non-volitable memory and thermistor on a single line
A system (200) includes a battery charger (278) and a battery (202). The battery (202) includes a thermistor (230), a voltage identifying element (240), a switch...
Atmospheric explosive battery protection circuit having a robust
A battery protection circuit is provided that includes current monitoring circuit. The current monitoring circuit senses current flowing from a rechargeable...
Rechargeable battery pack
Network compromise recovery methods and apparatus
A secure communications system (100, FIG. 1) with a compromised communications node can quickly recover from the compromised condition by sending re-keying...
Method for fuzzy logic rule based multimedia information retrival with
text and perceptual features
A search system (200) for a database (224) including records having a multiple disparate types of media is provided. The search system supports queries, that...
Automatic gain control circuit and an RF receiver and method using such a
An automatic gain control (AGC) circuit including: a forward transmission path (214) having applied at its input an input RF signal and to provide at its output...
Concealed housing latch assembly for portable electronic device
A first housing member (102) has a catch member (110) that engages a catch feature (302) on an inside surface of a second housing member (104) when the housing...
Method and apparatus for adaptive echo and noise control
A method and apparatus for adaptive echo and noise control. A signal can be received at an input to a communication or electronic device. Background noise in the...
System and method for generating a root raised cosine orthogonal frequency
division multiplexing (RRC OFDM)...
An improved multicarrier modulation system and method, which has the advantages of both isotropic orthogonal transfer algorithm orthogonal frequency division...
Multi channel stop and wait ARQ communication method and apparatus
A method in a communication system (100) includes transmitting from a source user (101) a first data packet (111) over a first time frame (121) having a finite...
Method and apparatus for providing broadcast group data
A method and apparatus for providing broadcast group data when a subscriber unit provides a data service message to a data gateway. The data service message...
Method and apparatus for assisted GPS
A cellular network protocol that maintains the reliability of assisted GPS based positioning is taught. An Integrity Monitor (IM) informs mobile stations, their...
System and method for inferring an electronic rendering of an environment
A system and method for inferring an electronic rendering (170) of an environment (110) comprises a plurality of devices (341 and 345), and a processing device....
Circuit board having an overlapping via
A printed circuit board (100) includes a first BGA landing pad (102) having a first clearance zone (106) and a second BGA landing pad (104) having a second...
Method for provisioning and product
A method (300, 400) to provide for provisioning and a product. In one embodiment a processor (210) receives a pre-configured data image and writes it to a first...
Electrical circuit apparatus and method
An electrical circuit apparatus (300) that includes: a substrate (330) having a ground layer (336), at least one device aperture (332), and at least one solder...
Cradle for a communication device
Face plate for a radio telephone
Face plate for a radio telephone
Load balancing method in a communication network
A communication system network (500) having a plurality of servers (502-1 through N), each having a load level based on serving a number of clients (501-1...
Conversion of calls from an ad hoc communication network
An improved system and procedure for allowing participants within a group conversation on a wireless communication network to at least temporarily break away...
Multiple inbound channel granting method and apparatus
A system (100) grants inbound channel capacity using frequency and time diversity by wirelessly transmitting on a first (202) of a plurality of outbound channels...
Method and apparatus for automatic detection and installation of
A wireless communication device 100, peripheral accessories 104, 108, and corresponding methods are arranged and constructed to automatically operate the...
Adaptive antenna array and method of controlling operation thereof
An adaptive antenna array (14) includes a muliplicity of antenna elements (12a 12k, 48a 48k) responsive to uplink communications (16a 16k) and arranged to...
Automatic frequency control processing in multi-channel receivers
A multiple channel receiver (200) includes a communications receiver synthesizer (204) and at least one numerically controlled oscillator (NCO) (406) that...
Frame synchronization and scrambling code indentification in wireless
communications systems and methods therefor
A mobile wireless communications device and methods therefore, including receiving a signal (710), storing a portion of the received signal (730), identifying...
Method and apparatus for extending communication unit battery life
To address the need for a communication unit, a communication infrastructure, and method that extend battery life, the present invention provides a special page...
Frequency error tracking in satellite positioning system receivers
A method in a satellite positioning system (SPS) receiver 100 including acquiring a plurality of at least two SPS signals, estimating frequency error for each of...
Cradle for a communication device
Cradle for a communication device
Method and apparatus for reducing communication latency in a wireless
A wireless handheld communication device (102) for reducing a communication delay at a proximate wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless...