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Method and apparatus for time-sharing a rake receiver structure
A processor (216) time-shares correlators (206) to process (402) pilot channels for a plurality of branches to derive pilot symbols for each of the plurality of...
Communication infrastructure and method to speed uplink data setup
To address the need for a communication infrastructure and method to speed uplink data setup, the present invention provides for the assignment of uplink packet...
Sequential full color display and photocell device
A full color display and photocell device (100) includes a fast response liquid crystal display (105) that has a rate of at least 75 monochrome frames per...
Item location tracking system and method
Disclosed is a system, method, and computer program product for tracking at least one item. The method on a device includes determining a location of the device...
Method and apparatus for current delegation to a plurality of loads
A charging circuit is provided for coupling a power source to a plurality of loads. The circuit includes a controller that continually senses the output voltage...
Method and device for adaptive quantization of soft bits
A method and device for adaptive quantization of soft bits includes numerically sorting soft bits of an external data block having a log likelihood ratio...
Method and apparatus for providing dispatch calling through a wireless
communication system infrastructure
A device (102) external to a wireless communication system infrastructure (104), defines (402) a dispatch group having a dispatch group identifier and including...
Portable communication device and network and methods therefore
A portable communication device (150, 170, 175, 200) is responsive to an uplink change to determine whether the uplink change is practicable (305, 405, 505). If...
Event coordination in an electronic device to reduce current drain
A method of coordinating events in a microprocessor-based electronic device having a sleep mode to reduce current drain includes a first step of determining a...
Satellite positioning system receiver with reference oscillator circuit and
A method in a location enabled mobile wireless receiver having an oscillator, including determining a change in cellular network based frequency error of the...
Internet assisted mobile calling
An initiating mobile station (102) subscribes to a wireless communication system (109) for mobile communication service. A wireless remote access server (WRAS)...
Method for expediting transitions between states of operation in
An apparatus and method for optimizing the transition of a Mobile Station (MS) between states of operation for packet data service. An RF connection is...
Method and system for analog to digital conversion using digital pulse
width modulation (PWM)
A system and method for analog-to-digital conversion using digital pulse width modulation (PWM) is disclosed. The method and system according to the disclosed...
Accessory for a communication device
High availability system and method for improved intialization
To address the need for a high availability system (100) and method of initializing that address failures that lock up common communication buses (109) in these...
Method and apparatus for providing information intercept in an ad-hoc
A reporting mobile station (800) operating in an ad-hoc wireless network (600) and method therein, receives, from the infrastructure (611), designation...
Method for operating a user station in a cellular communication system
A method of operating a user station in a cellular communications system. The method relates to determining and allocating a plurality of operating resources,...
Optical communication device for rotary motion assemblies
An optical communication between a first and second body portion connected by a rotatable member is established. A first optical fiber is attached to the first...
Method and apparatus for reduction of visual content
At least one visual significance metric is determined (12) for at least some frames belonging to an original series of frames (11). Key frames are identified...
Orthogonal coupled transceiver
The transceivers of the present invention use orthogonal coupling, i.e., perpendicular to the substrate, for a single fiber implementation of a transceiver...
Method of reducing leakage current in electronic devices having carbon
A method of removing, or otherwise rendering non-conductive, unwanted carbon nanotubes (132) from an electronic device (100) includes exposing at least a portion...
Self-extracting re-configurable interface used in modular electronic
A re-configurable interface used in modular electronic architectures includes a host (203) and one or more modules (201) for interfacing with the host (203) to...
Vector estimation system, method and associated encoder
An encoder and associated vector estimation method and system (1) for processing a sequence of input vectors (y.sub.0 to y.sub.T) each comprising a plurality of...
Class quantization for distributed speech recognition
A system, method and computer readable medium for quantizing class information and pitch information of audio is disclosed. The method on an information...
Method and apparatus for base-initiated, CDMA-dispatch soft handoff
To address the need for an apparatus and method for CDMA-dispatch soft handoff, the present invention enables base-initiated soft handoff for dispatch calls. A...
Method for a radiotelephone to scan for higher priority public land mobile
A method for a radiotelephone to scan for a higher priority (including home) public land mobile network (PLMN) without searching in all possible RATs and...
Bidirectional distributed amplifier
A bidirectional amplifier circuit includes first and second input ports, first and second output ports, a power amplifier, and first, second, third, and fourth...
Signal processor used for symbol recovery and methods therein
A signal processor and method therein that is arranged and constructed to recover a sequence of symbols from a received signal is discussed. The processor...
Dynamic Internet protocol address management method
A method manages an internet protocol address and time of validity. The method obtains (52) the IP address and validity time period for a mobile station (10)....
Adaptive scheduling window management for a quality of service enabled
local area network
A method (600) performed by a packet scheduler of an access point (215) of adaptively resizing a scheduling window in a Quality of Service enabled Local Area...
Latching apparatus for mounting a computer module
A latching apparatus (208, 408) for mounting a computer module (202, 402) in a holding fixture (103) is disclosed, where the computer module comprises a...
Antenna radiator assembly and radio communications device
A radio communications device (100) having an antenna radiator assembly (19) has radio frequency communications circuitry (2), a ground plane (40), a radio...
Programmable skew clock signal generator selecting one of a plurality of
delayed reference clock signals in...
A programmable skew clock signal generator has a frequency generator circuit (104) consistent with the invention produces an output signal F.sub..phi.0 from a...
Portable communication device used as an accessory for a mobile
In one embodiment, a two-way radio console (600) and a portable communication device (100) comprise a mobile communication system in accordance with the present...
Communications receivers and methods therefor
A method in a radio communication device having a receiver receiving a wideband signal in the presence of narrowband blockers method in direct conversion and...
Filter bank and receiver for processing continuous phase modulated signals
A filter bank (10) and receiver including the filter bank (10) that is designed for processing a baseband signal of a received continuous phase modulated signal...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing an OFDM signal
An apparatus (300) for and method of synchronizing OFDM signals utilizes a single baud to provide synchronization in time, frequency, and per-subcarrier rotation...
Controlling transmit duty cycle by position of cover
A battery powered, portable, wireless communications transceiver device (10), has a housing (11) including a first portion (12) and a second portion (14). The...
Method and apparatus for aggregation of wireless resources of proximal
wireless units to facilitate diversity...
A group of independent wireless apparatus (106a-106n) in a wireless local area network are identified and coordinated (aggregated) using the short-range wireless...
Disposable device with removable radio module
A method and apparatus for a disposable mobile communication device having a destructively removable radio module. The mobile communication device can include a...
Multi-mode mobile communications device with continuous mode transceiver
and methods therefor
A multi-mode wireless communications device (100) and methods therefor, including a first transceiver having a continuous reception mode receiver coupled to a...
Mobile location explorer and methods therefor
A method and a mobile wireless communication device (100) capable of virtual exploration of information associated with a location of the device including a...
Receiver and method for determining an intermediate frequency in a wireless
A receiver for a wireless communication device is disclosed. The receiver comprises a plurality of frequency tines coupled to receive an intermediate frequency...
Linear minimum mean square error equalization with interference
cancellation for mobile communication forward...
The present invention provides linear MMSE equalization with parallel interference cancellation for symbol determination in a forward link of a CDMA...
Dual mode display
A dual mode display (100) includes a monochrome reflective direct view display (110) and a full color virtual display (150) located behind the monochrome...
Battery charging status indication circuit
This invention includes a circuit for displaying charge status to a user. The circuit includes circuitry for comparing a supply or reference voltage to a cell...
Rechargeable battery pack
Method and device for choosing a system selection algorithm that is
A wireless communications unit 200, and corresponding method within, is arranged and constructed for choosing a system selection algorithm that is used for...
Multiple mode RF communication device
A multiple mode RF communication device (100), such as a transmitter, receiver or transceiver, has a first RF communication resource (102, 122) that communicates...
Method and apparatus for improving perceived signal quality of transmitted
information in a full duplex...
A full duplex wireless communication system (100) one or more wireless communication devices (101) and fixed infrastructure equipment that includes at least a...