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Adaptive equalizer for variable length sound tubes utilizing an acoustic
pressure response measurement
A test signal is generated in a device having a sound tube and a microphone. An acoustic wave is generated in the sound tube from the test signal. The acoustic...
Method and apparatus for automated correlation of digital modulation
A method and apparatus for automated correlation of digital modulation impairment is described. The technique obtains soft decision data (116, 2502) and extracts...
Method and apparatus for reducing co-channel interference in a
A downlink frame (401) is divided in to similar sized resource blocks (403, 405, 407) with each co-channel sector scheduled to transmit from the beginning of its...
Token passing arrangement for a conference call bridge arrangement
A user terminal (10) using an internet protocol using session initiation protocol to interconnect a number of user terminals (11 13) in a conference call. A...
Method and apparatus for cooling a module portion
A method of cooling a module portion (202) of an embedded computer chassis (200), where the module portion comprises a front module (206) coupled to a front...
Photoluminescent electrophoretic display
Electrophoretic displays (100, 400) comprise suspensions in one or more bodies of liquid (116, 418, 426) of reflective particles (118, 420), and photoluminescent...
Amplifier control based on load impedance and methods
A method of operating an amplifier, for example, in a wireless radio transceiver, including monitoring a characteristic of the amplifier during an operating...
Automotive drive assistance system and method
An automotive drive assistance system (100, 200) includes a substrate (215, 221) having a radius of curvature (227, 229), wherein the radius of curvature...
Holster for a communication device
Amplitude masking of spectra for speech recognition method and apparatus
In a speech recognition platform, a masking unit 17 can be utilized to mask noisy content within an audio sample. By masking such noise in a dynamic but...
Mapping text and audio information in text messaging devices and methods
A text messaging device and methods including receiving a text message (510), determining whether text in the text message corresponds to reference text...
HARQ ACK/NAK coding for a communication device during soft handoff
A method for rate selection by a communication device for enhanced uplink during soft handoff in a wireless communication system includes a first step of...
Method and apparatus for reducing transmitter peak power requirements
A peak to average reduction apparatus and method thereof for reducing peak power requirements of a multi-channel transmitter is discussed. The apparatus...
Method and system for frequency drift prediction
A method (200) of frequency drift prediction for use by a positioning receiver (106) can include the steps of determining (202) a moving average of a frequency...
Method and system for vehicle authentication of a component
A vehicle authenticates a prospective component for use in the vehicle by obtaining from a certification authority a certification that an authentic component is...
Avoiding deadlock between storage assignments by devices in a network
A method of avoiding deadlock during managing storage of items in a network (102) of heterogeneous storage devices (104,106,108). The method firstly detects...
Method and apparatus for assigning a remote unit a channel within a
During a group call, each remote unit (113 118) receives a downlink supplemental transmission (109 110) that contains high-speed data (e.g., video). A single...
Communication system with controlled talk around mode
The method provides talk around in the communication system by sending a talk around request from one of the subscriber units 101 108 to the base unit 100. At...
Method and apparatus for mobility in WLAN systems
A method (400, 500, 800), and apparatus (212, 230, 240) provide for mobility in WLAN voice systems. In one embodiment a processor (651) coupled to a memory (652)...
No rub latch for an electronic device cradle
A phone holder, or cradle, is provided having a latching mechanism that remains in an open position until a push button falls within a predetermined height of...
System implementing closed loop transmit diversity and method thereof
A method of and apparatus for adapting an antenna array for closed loop transmit diversity, the method comprising: receiving an adapting signal corresponding to...
Multicast IP zones for fast spanning tree convergence in wide-area packet
System and methods for confining multicast routing trees to within single zones of a multi-zone communication systems, thereby enabling faster convergence of the...
Methods for managing bandwidth in a packet-based communication system
incorporating a reservation proxy function
Methods for managing bandwidth in a packet-based communication system are disclosed wherein the packet-based communication system includes one or more...
Electrode alignment device for automated welding machines
An electrode alignment device and weld head for automated welding machines includes a base member, a gap wheel, an electrode holder and a coupling rod. The gap...
An acceleration switch and method therefor includes providing a conductive substrate and an insulating cap. A recessed area is formed in the insulating cap. An...
Method and apparatus for increasing digital color imaging utilizing tandem
An apparatus is directed to increasing the resolution of digital color imaging that includes a photosensing semiconductor structure. The apparatus provides a...
Error checking in a reconfigurable logic signal processor (RLSP)
A reconfigurable logic signal processor system (RLSP) (100) and method of error checking same in accordance with certain embodiments of the present invention...
Method and apparatus for obtaining and managing wirelessly communicated
A wireless communication device (60) for receiving communicated content includes a receiver (125), a processor (140), a content memory (180), and a content...
Communication system transmit power control method
A method for adjusting an OLT for power control, which is capable of closely tracking a low tFER. The OLT is adjusted based on frame quality indicator FQI and...
Communication network with a collection gateway and method for providing
A communication network (10) utilized for providing communications between a first party and a second party includes a surveillance server (26) within a core...
Method and system for service integration in a multi-service communication
A method (500), communication system (10) and portable communication unit (31, 32, 33) capable of integrating a plurality of communication services can include a...
Torque ripple reduction for a voltage mode motor controller
A system and method for reducing torque ripple in a motor controller includes a step (60) of measuring an output voltage at each phase of the motor controller. A...
Method of adding mass to MEMS structures
A proof mass (11) for a MEMS device is provided herein. The proof mass comprises a base (13) comprising a semiconductor material, and at least one appendage (15)...
Dialog recognition and control in a voice browser
A voice browser dialog enabler for multimodal dialog uses a multimodal markup document with fields have markup-based forms associated with each field and...
Latch mechanism and electronic device employing a latch mechanism
A hand held electronic device (50) has a flip cover (52) movable between a latched closed position and an open position, the flip cover (52) being slidable in a...
Data carrier system
A cellular telephone (102) in a vehicle includes a data carrier system comprising a first semi-permanent Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) (200) selectively...
Method and apparatus for message callback in a communication system
The present invention encompasses various embodiments that provide convenient message callback for users in multi-service communication systems (e.g., 100). One...
Dedicated high priority access channel
The invention relates to a system and method for use in wireless packet data mode communications for facilitating communications between one or more remote...
Method and apparatus for error correction
A convolutional encoder (112) comprises a controller (201), having a transmission rate (e.g. frame rate) as an input. The controller (201) initializes the...
Common services and applications agent
A common services and applications agent (10) handles a number of input sources of voice and data information (11 16). These sources of voice and data...
Method and apparatus for organizing and scheduling multimedia data
transfers over a wireless channel
A radio frequency communications system (100) includes wireless terminals (102) and base sites (104). The wireless terminals communicate with the base sites over...
Method and apparatus for communicating information by splitting
information among a plurality of proximal units
A method and apparatus splits information into subsets of information to be communicated for a wireless apparatus. The split information (512a 512d) is...
Piconet spanning tree network
An apparatus and method for a spanning tree network. A communication device can connect to a piconet network and the communication device can transmit at least...
Balancing MIDI instrument volume levels
A system, method and computer readable medium for adjusting volume levels of a Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) sound file for optimizing play on a...
Turbo code based incremental redundancy
An improved turbo code based incremental redundancy includes a first step of puncturing a data stream for a first transmission to provide a set of first...
Synchronization and overlap method and system for single buffer speech
compression and expansion
The present invention (110) permits a user to speed up and slow down speech without changing the speakers pitch (102, 110, 112, 128, 402 416). It is a user...
Audio overhang reduction by silent frame deletion in wireless calls
To address the need for reducing audio overhang in wireless communication systems (e.g., 100), the present invention provides for the deletion of silent frames...