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Altering transcoding priority
In an embodiment, a content array represents media content available from a media server. The content array, sent by a media server in response to a request,...
Using a push to talk over cellular infrastructure for radio communications
At least one subscriber unit (SU) (110) can register with a radio frequency (RF) site (120) for radio services. For each registered SU, a SU push to talk over...
Uplink interference management for a heterogeneous wireless network
User equipment (UE), referred to herein as an interfering UE (130), can be detected that is proximate to a low-power cell (120), such as a micro-cell,...
Method and apparatus for attaching a wireless device to a foreign 3GPP
wireless domain using alternative...
A method and apparatus for attaching a wireless device to a foreign wireless domain of a 3GPP communication system using an alternative authentication...
System and methods for adaptive antenna optimization
A method (600) and devices for enhancing the performance of one or more antennas (440) is provided. A control circuit (104) assesses performance of an antenna...
Method to switch between network-controlled and mobile-controlled mobile
A method for prioritizing Mobile IP between PMIP and CMIP includes the steps of connecting a mobile device (118) to a communication network (102) and...
Method and apparatus for transferring content
A method and apparatus for downloading content within a video-on-demand system is provided herein. During operation a Video Home Office (VHO) will cache a...
Audio signal bandwidth extension in CELP-based speech coder
A method for decoding an audio signal in a decoder having a CELP-based decoder element including a fixed codebook component, at least one pitch period value,...
Method and apparatus for policy and charging control decisions based on
radio spectrum blocks
A policy determination function (PDF) makes policy and charging control decisions based on radio spectrum blocks. More particularly, the PDF: receives radio...
Apparatus and method for handling control channel reception/decoding
failure in a wireless VoIP communication...
A base station (103) assigns a set of mobile stations (101) to a group wherein the group will share a set of radio resources (710). A shared control channel...
Mobile electronic device with enhanced chassis
A mobile electronic device 10 with an enhanced chassis is disclosed. The device 10 can include: a frame 12 including an upper portion 14 and a lower portion 16...
System timeout reset based on media detection
In embodiments of system timeout reset based on media detection, an electronic device includes an interface connection that couples the electronic device to a...
Method and location server for determining a postion of a target device
A method and location server (120) enable determining a position of a target device (105). The method includes receiving at the location server (120), from the...
Managing service in an access network for wireless communication
A method (400, 500) and a system 200 for managing service in an access network (110) for wireless communication. The method can include monitoring at least one...
Method and apparatus for the cancellation of intermodulation and harmonic
distortion in a baseband receiver
A method (600) and apparatus (200) cancel odd-order distortion signals. Desensitization can be determined (610) in a received signal caused by odd-order...
Source rate and channel rate matching for scalable video transmission
A source rate associated with a video bit stream (112) and a channel (140) rate associated with an LTE environment can be identified. The video bit stream (112)...
Method and apparatus for restricting radio access to a system
A first subscriber unit (SU) operating in a two-way radio frequency (RF) communications system having at least one fixed terminal, one or more channels, and a...
System and method for synching Portable Media Player content with storage
A device is provided for use with a content provider that is operable to provide content, which includes a plurality of content components. The device includes...
Method and system for providing IMS session continuity to a user equipment
across a plurality of communication...
A method and system for providing IP Multi-media Subsystem (IMS) session continuity to a User Equipment (UE) across a plurality of communication networks is...
Methods and devices for efficient adaptive bitrate streaming
A method for providing video content from a server to a plurality of media devices is disclosed, the method comprising: determining, by the server, the...
Voice activity detector based upon a detected change in energy levels
between sub-frames and a method of operation
A voice activity detector (100) includes a frame divider (201) for dividing frames of an input signal into consecutive sub-frames, an energy level estimator...
Method and apparatus for power supply modulation of a radio frequency
A transmitter power supply modulates an RF signal without needing to run a calibration/training cycle every time an exciter or PA module is switched in and out...
Method and apparatus for operating accessory interface functions over a
An interface (100) is provided between an accessory (102) and a radio (104) to enable three functions over a single signal line (140) thereby minimizing pin...
Electronic apparatus having microphones with controllable front-side gain
and rear-side gain
An electronic apparatus is provided that has a rear-side and a front-side, a first microphone that generates a first signal, and a second microphone that...
Methods and devices for determining user input location using acoustic
Methods and devices are provided for determining location of an input on a surface of a device using an acoustic sensing element. An exemplary method begins by...
System and method for communication resource information
A system for communicating resource information may include a resource reservation proxy module to receive a first signal including resource request...
Scalable data acquisition and accumulation in a resource constrained
A method of acquiring and accumulating data from a server via a network is provided. A request is transmitted for a plurality of items of data and includes at...
Object and resource security system
According to the invention, a method for securing a plaintext object within a content receiver is disclosed. In one step, a secure portion of a secure object...
Method and system for processing electronic mail
A method and system for processing email messages are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the method includes receiving a first signal input indicative of a...
Non-hierarchical multi-hash table model for menu data representation
A method for supporting versions of a menu includes identifying menu items for an application. The menu items are in a first menu and have state data used by...
Electronic device having capability for interpreting user inputs and
An electronic device operates including a method for interpreting user input within an electronic device, the method comprising steps of receiving a first...
Mobile computing device and method for maintaining application continuity
A method of maintaining application continuity (900) and mobile computing device (200) are described. The method involves a mobile device running an application...
Communicating a device descriptor between two devices when registering
onto a network
A method for registering a first device with a second device over a wireless network includes receiving a registration request from the first device and sending...
Systems and methods for correlating routes of mobile devices
A route correlation method, an identification method, and a route correlation system determine an implicit relationship between two entities, i.e. two users...
Enhanced public safety communication system
A communication system (100) provides collaboration between narrowband communication devices (102) and broadband communication devices (104) operating over...
System and method for maintaining a backup radio operating parameter list
in a secondary use communication system
A radio communication system (100) provides a radio air interface at a master node (102) for subscriber units associated with the master node. Among the...
Energy-saving base station and method
A wireless communication user terminal obtains uplink access configuration information on a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) addressed to a plurality...
Method and system for intermediate node quality of service negotiations
Disclosed are a method and system for an intermediate node, which negotiates a Quality of Service (QoS) contract with two or more secondary nodes, to maintain a...
Wearable device with acoustic user input and method for same
An electronic device (100) includes a component portion (101) and a strap (102). The strap defines an air chamber (402) therein having a corresponding volume. A...
Dual sided electrophoretic display
A dual-sided electrophoretic display (700) having a first region (701) and a second region (702) is provided. Each of the first region (701) and the second...
Microelectronic machine-based ariable
A tunable resonator is provided that has a high Q for each resonate frequency. The tunable resonator is a MEMs tunable resonator wherein the tuner is affected...
Charger system for communication devices using a charger circuit to
communicate a charge status to a portable...
A charger system (100) for charging a battery power source for a portable host device (102) is provided. The charger system includes a charger circuit (202)....
Remote speaker microphone
Remote speaker microphone
Systems and methods providing content on a display based upon facial
recognition of a viewer
Disclosed is a display system and a method of a display system including a display device configured to provide visual output in a direction, and a camera...
Method and system for intermediating content provider website and mobile
In one embodiment, a method of facilitating communication between a first content provider website and a mobile device includes obtaining first information from...
Method and apparatus for automatically ensuring consistency among multiple
An apparatus and method of providing accurate and consistent open spectrum results for secondary devices from different geo-location databases is presented. The...
Electronic device with an improved acoustic mesh system
An electronic device as provided here includes a primary housing, an acoustic transducer, a lower layer of acoustic mesh material, and an upper layer of...
Alert sleep and wakeup for a mobile station
A mobile station (200) that includes a transceiver (210) that receives an alert request (105) and a controller (205). Responsive to the alert request, the...