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Method and apparatus for displaying speech recognition results
The method and apparatus for displaying speech recognition results includes a recognition filter (102) that receives a recognition result list (106) which...
Vector estimation system, method and associated encoder
An encoder (60) and system (1) for processing a sequence of input vectors (y.sub.0 to y.sub.T) obtained from a speech signal. A filter (2) has both a current...
Communication device with history based alerts and method therefor
A communication device (100) includes a transceiver (115) for receiving a call, a received calls memory (145) for storing call sources (300) and for storing an...
Buffer occupancy used in uplink scheduling for a communication device
A method for using buffer occupancy in uplink scheduling for a communication device includes a first step of sending buffer occupancy information and a time...
Roaming indicators for multi-mode wireless communication devices
A method (400) and a multi-mode wireless communication device (700) for identifying a preferred system. The multi-mode wireless communication device (700)...
Apparatus and method for mobile/IP handoff between a plurality of access
An apparatus and method for performing Mobile/IP handoff between different access technologies. Associated with each access technology are two thresholds, a Low...
Multicast distribution of presence information for an instant messaging
The present invention is a system, method and network (110) for multicast distribution of presence information to a plurality of communication devices (102, 104,...
Multimode background scans of different communication systems on similar
A method for increase receiver efficiency in a multimode communication device includes a first step of monitoring a received signal strength of a neighboring...
Method and apparatus for enrollment and authentication of biometric images
A method for enrolling biometric images including the steps of: a) capturing (310) a plurality of images for a user into a capture folder; b) selecting (318) one...
Method and apparatus for navigation, text input and phone dialing
An apparatus and a method for entering information into an electronic device are provided. The apparatus (200) includes five text-input buttons (102, etc) that...
Portable communication device and corresponding method of operation
A portable communication device (100) includes at least one sensing circuit (101) and a processor (104), and operates in accordance with a corresponding method...
Structure and method for fabricating semiconductor structures and devices
utilizing piezoelectric materials
High quality epitaxial layers of piezoelectric monocrystalline materials can be grown overlying monocrystalline substrates such as large silicon wafers by...
Methods for shielding one or more circuit of a printed circuit board
Methods for forming a metal shield on a printed circuit board (10) include depositing a first layer of metal (41) on a substrate (22) of the printed circuit...
Housing for a communication interface adapter or similar articles
Control head for a mobile radio
Communication unit energy conservation apparatus and method
A communication unit (10) can have at least a first receiver (11) and a second receiver (12). The latter typically consumes more power than the former during...
Method and apparatus for cell reselection within a communications system
Transferring communication within a communication system occurs as follows: during communication with a serving base station, in order to shorten the duration...
Dynamic reallocation of processing resources for redundant functionality
A method of and multi-processor based apparatus for dynamically reallocating processors to provide redundant functionality, the method including detecting a...
Conference call bridge arrangement
A user terminal (10) initiates an internet protocol using session initiation protocol to interconnect a number of user terminals (11 13) in a conference call....
Programmable sensor array
A programmable sensor array (1) having a plurality of programmable cells (2). Each of the cells (2) comprises a programmable module (4) and a sensor element(6)...
Single molecule detection of bio-agents using the F1-ATPase biomolecular
An exemplary system and method of employing DNA hybridization for the detection of bio-agents is disclosed as comprising inter alia a biomolecular rotary motor...
Hydrophilic side-chain polymer electrolyte membranes
Exemplary methods for the characterization of proton dissociation and transport for hydrophilic components of hydrated Polymer Electrolyte Membranes (PEM's) is...
Housing for communication device or similar articles
System and method for combined frequency-domain and time-domain pitch
extraction for speech signals
A system, computer readable medium, and method for sampling a speech signal; dividing the sampled speech signal into overlapped frames; extracting first pitch...
Programmable wireless electrode system for medical monitoring
A wireless, programmable system for bio-potential signal acquisition (e.g., electrocardiogram (ECG) data) includes a base unit and a plurality of individual...
Method and device for multiple input/multiple output transmit and receive
weights for equal-rate data streams
The invention provides a method of operating a communication system. A channel matrix of a gain and phase between each transmit antenna and each receive antenna...
Method for radio bearer optimization through an adaptive access
A communication system determines whether to establish a point-to-point or point-to-multipoint communication for conveyance of Multimedia Broadcast Multicast...
Method for packet scheduling and radio resource allocation in a wireless
A method of performing packet level transmission scheduling in a communications systems including a plurality of cells, each cell including a base station and...
Fuel cell system
A direct methanol fuel cell system 100 uses dissolved catalyst to promote a fuel cell reaction that takes place in an anode sub-chamber 110 of a fuel cell 102....
Micropump with integrated pressure sensor
An exemplary system and method for manufacturing micropump systems having integrated piezoresistive sensors is disclosed as including inter alia: a substrate, an...
Piezoelectric mixing method
A method for mixing at least two fluids includes introducing the at least two fluids into a mixing chamber. The mixing chamber includes a piezoelectric component...
Bridge element enabled module and method
In a computer system, a bridge element enabled module (102) includes a bridge element (106) that communicates with a communications network using a protocol...
Method and apparatus for speech coding using training and quantizing
A perceptually weighted speech coder system samples a speech signal and determines its pitch. The speech signal is characterized as fully voiced, partially...
Method and apparatus for scanning for neighboring cells
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for reducing scanning times by eliminating from consideration channels where the measured power is...
Method and apparatus for facilitating wireless communications with a
nonautomotive roaming object
A radio (10) communicates compatibly with a dedicated short range roadside information service and is adapted and configured to be worn by a pedestrian or...
Channel condition estimation for pilot coefficient selection
A multi-carrier modulation communications system and method (100) for providing channel estimation that uses a transmitter for inserting pilot symbols in a...
Low cost DSSS communication system
A method and apparatus for direct sequence spread spectrum communication having low complexity. In the transmitter, the data bit is spreaded by a code sequence,...
Input writing device
A writing stylus (100) having a motion sensor (204) for sensing the movement of at least one end 110 of the stylus relative to an adjacent surface is described....
Automatic gain control with digital filtering for radio-frequency
An automatic gain control includes a digital lowpass filter for filtering a series of digital samples generated by an analog-to-digital converter to generate a...
Vertically integrated photosensor for CMOS imagers
An exemplary system and method for providing a vertically integrated photosensing element suitably adapted for use in CMOS imaging applications is disclosed as...
Multilayered microfluidic DNA analysis system and method
A multilayered microfluidic DNA analysis system includes a cell lysis chamber, a DNA separation chamber, a DNA amplification chamber, and a DNA detection system....
Configurable baseboard to power a mezzanine card and method
A computer system (200) includes a baseboard (202) having a first side (201) and a second side (203), where the first side and the second side define a first key...
System for providing continuity between messaging clients and method
A messaging communication system (10) includes a plurality of messaging clients (12). A first messaging client (14) establishes a first communication connection...
Method and apparatus for performing harmonic noise weighting in digital
To address the need for choosing values of harmonic noise weighting (HNW) coefficient (.epsilon..sub.p) so that the amount of harmonic noise weighting can be...
Method and apparatus for transmitting a traffic signal using an adaptive
A method (100) is provided for transmitting a traffic signal with an adaptive antenna array of a base transceiver such that a subscriber unit utilizes a...
Device and method for communicating teletype information in a vehicle
A communication system and method for transmitting and receiving teletype information in a vehicle (20). The communication system (22) includes an external...
Wireless device allowing for configuration of settings and method therefor
Disclosed is a system, method and computer readable medium for configuring settings of a wireless device. The system on a wireless device includes means for...
Method for enhancing the communication capability in a wireless
A method of enhancing a communication capability of a communication unit (112), operating in a communication system (100) that facilitates communication to...
Base site and method for GPS-based regional time synchronization
To address the need for an apparatus and method of economically synchronizing base sites (110 113) in wireless communication systems, the present invention...