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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...
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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...
Method and apparatus using base band transformation to improve transmitter
An apparatus for processing base band signals and method thereof to provide low level signals for amplification that will improve performance of a multi-channel...
Protocol for self-organizing network using a logical spanning tree
A network protocol for low-cost, low-power devices coupled to a self-organizing wireless network using a spanning tree backbone architecture is described. In...
Method and apparatus for bypassing a payload node
A multi-service platform system (100) includes a rear transition module (102) coupled to receive a DSX signal (105) and a payload node (104) coupled to the rear...
Circuit and method for correcting a digital color sampled signal
A method and a color correction circuit (2) for color correcting a digital color sampled signal. The color correction circuit (2) has three color input channel...
Keypad layout for alphabetic symbol input
Layouts for keypads are provided that have an improved combination of a regular of intuitive arrangement of alphabetic symbols of a language defined by letter...
Apparatus and method for processing a corrupted frame
An apparatus and method for processing a corrupted frame. The corrupted frame is analyzed to ascertain whether the rate can be determined. If the rate can be...
Method and apparatus for use with a portable power source
An apparatus (10) having a portable power source (11) can make use of a plurality of differing charge depleted threshold values (and, in a preferred embodiment,...
Control channel to enable a low power mode in a wideband wireless
A wireless multi-carrier communication system having designated control sub-channels that enable a receiving device to operate in a low power decoding mode. A...
Audio accessory switching circuit
This invention includes a switching circuit that allows a cellular phone with an audio accessory to arbitrate between cellular telephone calls and other audio...
Call center access in a push to talk based call system
A dispatch based call system configured to contact a call center using a single unique name or number. Multiple users are able to simultaneously dispatch the...
Method for signaling based on paging channel loading
The need to reduce the cost associated with signaling mobiles (120) across multiple cells (101-108) is addressed by embodiments of the present invention. A...
Contextual information management in wireless communications devices and
A method in a wireless communication device including requesting contextual information from a source outside the wireless communication device, the contextual...
Communications resource allocation method and apparatus
In a wireless communication system (10) having a plurality of wireless communication resources (such as, for example, channel differentiation codes and radio...
Method and apparatus for scheduling communication services
Communication services are scheduled for mobile stations (116, 118) within a communication network (100) based upon characteristics of communication links (122,...
Automatic frequency control (AFC) system and method using an adaptive
threshold to improve accuracy of the...
A radio device requires a tunable transceiver such that the transceiver can be accurately set to a desired frequency. When a signal with known frequency accuracy...
System, device, and method for initial ranging in a communication network
A system, device, and method for initial ranging that dynamically adjusts the backoff window size to maximize the probability of success during contention...
Passive probing for handover in a local area network
A WLAN (108) includes a first access point (104) for providing wireless service within a first coverage area, a second access point (106) for providing wireless...
Antenna structure with integral impedance switch mechanism
An antenna structure (142) having a retractable element (124) and a reactive antenna circuit (118). The antenna structure components conductively disconnect the...
Method for failure detection in a radio frequency device
A method for detecting a failure in a radio frequency (RF) device (200) that includes a transistor (210) having a first terminal at an RF input (220), a second...
Programmatic universal policy based software component system for software
A policy based software component system (24) for modifying software component behavior includes an interceptor (34) for intercepting an interface event being...