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Method and apparatus for an enhanced OFDM system
A method and apparatus for communicating in an OFDM system whereby data subcarriers associated with a first antenna of at least two transmit antennas are...
Wafer-level sealed microdevice having trench isolation and methods for
making the same
A microdevice (20) having a hermetically sealed cavity (22) to house a microstructure (26). The microdevice (20) comprises a substrate (30), a cap (40), an...
Functional application of photochromic compound materials to products
A device (50) capable of selectively altering its appearance can include a housing portion (64) of the device having at least one photochromic compound and an...
Wireless communication interface module
Communication device for identifying, storing, managing and updating
application and data information with...
A communication device (100) includes a communications manager (140) coupled to a contacts memory (155). The contacts memory (155) stores information associated...
Packet data serving node initiated updates for a mobile communications
A packet data serving node (106) initiates a packet data session update procedure with the RAN by passing a session update message containing packet data session...
Variable expiration parameter of a wireless communication device based
upon signal strength
A method (300) and an apparatus (800) for determining duration of authorized usage time period are disclosed. A wireless mobile communication device (112)...
Method and apparatus to reduce interference in a communication device
An apparatus and method to reduce interference in a communication device particularly effective for second-order interference in direct conversion receiver from...
Mobile satellite communication system utilizing polarization diversity
The present invention utilizes a dual polarization reception system (200) that utilizes the energy available in orthogonal polarizations to effectively increase...
Packet order determining method and apparatus
A transmitter adds packet transmission order information to transmitted packets using a forward error device (416) and a masking device (420). The masking device...
Method for routing data in a communication system
The present invention provides a method for routing data from a service request in a communication system. A context is transferred from a packet data gateway,...
Low stress semiconductor die attach
A semiconductor device (121) is provided which comprises a substrate and a die (123) having a first surface which is attached to the substrate by way of a die...
Method and apparatus for switching on a VXS payload module
A multi-service platform system (200) having a VXS backplane (204) includes a VXS payload module (202) coupled to the VXS backplane, a first switched fabric...
Method and apparatus for automatically initiating a communication from a
wireless communication device
A wireless communication device (100) employs a method and apparatus for automatically initiating a communication with a target device. The communication device...
Method for maintaining automatic gain control settings for a
multi-frequency communication device
In time divisioned, multi-frequency communication air interfaces it is common for a control channel to be defined on a first frequency while traffic channels are...
Polymer thick film resistor, layout cell, and method
A printed circuit polymer thick film (PTF) resistor includes tolerance control material that substantially surrounds the resistor body and significantly improves...
Method for cleaning nanomorphic carbon species
An exemplary method for substantially non-chemically-reactive separation of nanomorphic carbon species (140) comprises inter alia the steps of suspending a...
Earphone pod and similar articles
Housing for a communication device or similar article
Threshold-based service notification system and method
A notification server (100) is coupled to a database (102). The database (102) includes information relating to a user service and a threshold for notifying the...
Wireless communication device and network controller for affiliation with
associated groups and method thereof
A wireless communication device facilitated by a network controller and corresponding methods select a list of requested groups for affiliation from a list of...
Method for improving the reliability of low latency handoffs
A first device (104) receives a first message from a second device (100). Upon receipt of the first message, the first device transmits a registration request to...
Antenna phase modulator
A phase modulator comprised of a plurality of circuit paths operates to receive a data signal and a radio frequency carrier signal and to couple the radio...
Digital receiver fast frequency and time acquisition system using a single
synchronization word and method of...
A digital receiver fast frequency and time acquisition system (200) for accurately providing both time and frequency synchronization to an incoming data stream...
Portable radio housing
Method of regulating usage and/or concession eligibility via distributed
list management in a smart card system
A method of regulating usage and/or concession eligibility in a smart card system is described herein. A card acceptance location (110) detects a presence of a...
Rotating user interface
A rotating user interface for a portable electronic device (FIG. 2, through FIG. 5 et sequence) includes a circular portion that rotates relative to a housing...
Communication system with reduced power variation and method therefor
Communication systems employing subchannel communication such as OFDM or multicode CDMA have a disadvantage of power variation of the transmitted signal. The...
Apparatus for controlling a plurality of receiver fingers in a CDMA
A method and apparatus controls a plurality of receiver channel elements (102a 102n), such as RAKE receiver fingers in a CDMA receiver, by assigning a real time...
Multiple user reconfigurable CDMA processor
A circuit consistent with certain embodiments of the present invention has a source of N reference clock frequencies (230), where N is an integer greater than...
Method and apparatus for hand over of calls
A wireless communication unit (101, 200), network switch (112, 300) and corresponding methods facilitate routing and handover or handin of calls from a second...
Session initiation protocol retransmission method
For a network server (35) communicating with a wireless unit (10) via a Session Initiation Protocol, a retransmission method (50) first sets a timer based upon a...
Method of and apparatus for activating a spread-spectrum radiotelephone
A method of activating a radiotelephone operable in a spread-spectrum multiple access radiotelephone system. A searcher receiver (114) is activated, and the...
A head-up display includes an image source, such as a laser scanner, a means for diffusing light and a transparent element that can include a holographic...
Integrated patch antenna and electronics assembly and method for
An integrated patch antenna and electronics assembly (300) comprises an antenna dielectric layer (305), a ground plane layer (310) disposed on a first side of...
Digital automatic gain control method and device
An automatic gain control device (110) includes a peak detector (202) configured to receive a current output of an ADC (108) and to compare it to a previous...
Organic semiconductor inverting circuit
An organic semiconductor inverting circuit includes at least three organic transistors, an output terminal (110, 210, 310, 410), a reference supply voltage input...
Method for non-reactive separation of nanomorphic carbon species
An exemplary method for substantially non-chemically-reactive separation of nanomorphic carbon species (150) comprises inter alia the steps of dissolving a crude...
Fingerprint based smartcard
A smartcard device 1200 that includes a single embedded IC chip 1222 that includes smart card circuitry that includes a processor device and memory that is...