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Method and device for detecting an interference condition
A method of detecting a jamming signal (304) in a wireless device (102) includes providing a plurality of channels (401), wherein each of the plurality of...
Delay insertion for echo cancellation, with echo supression, in a
The invention provides an apparatus and method for bulk delay insertion prior to echo cancellation, with echo suppression. The exemplary apparatus embodiment...
Multi-pass interference reduction in a GSM communication system
An iterative method (400) and apparatus (200) for a receiver for reducing interference in a desired signal in a GSM communication system that use a ...
Method and apparatus for providing power control for CDMA dispatch services
To address the need to provide power control for listening participants of CDMA dispatch services, the concept of "shared channel signaling windows" for shared...
Method and apparatus for a talkgroup call in a wireless communication
In a wireless code-division multiple access (CDMA) system (100), a talkgroup (101) of subscriber units is provided. A sub-talkgroup (102) of subscriber units,...
Electronic device with user interface capability and method therefor
An electronic device (11) includes a keypad (22) for data entry, a character recognition system (34), and a processor (28). The keypad (22) is comprised of one...
Compact multiband inverted-F antenna
A compact multiband Inverted-F antenna (110) that has a compact form factor and is particularly suited for manufacturability and inclusion into small form-factor...
System and method for controlling methanol concentration in a fuel cell
A system and method for controlling or otherwise effectively parameterizing the delivery of fuel to a fuel cell device comprises a fuel pump (330), a mixing...
Method for implementing a modified radio link protocol
A method of performing a modified RLP that reduces the transmission delay in a communications system by detecting frame erasures when they occur. The modified...
Method and apparatus for providing instant messaging in a wireless
An apparatus (20) and methods are provided for providing Instant Messaging (IM) in a wireless communication system. The apparatus (20) comprises an IM data...
Method and apparatus for asperity sensing and storage
A fingerprint capture device (10) has a plurality of charge storage devices (12) that couple through conductive surfaces (22) to conductive spheres (21) that are...
Method and apparatus for detecting loss and location of a portable
A portable communication device (10) includes a transceiver (12 and 14), an acceleration sensor (20) coupled to the transceiver, and a processor (16) coupled to...
Detached portable battery with universal clip
This invention includes a battery pack capable of attaching to an ordinary belt. The battery pack includes springy, U-shaped clips that are capable of coupling...
Housing for a communication device
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Control head for a mobile radio
Power control in spread spectrum communications systems
A method for power control in spread spectrum communication systems includes a first step of providing multiplexed registers coupled to a control circuit and...
Method and apparatus for dropping and reacquiring a dispatch channel
A communication system (100) provides for improved dispatch communications, by providing a method for monitoring the signal quality at each of the Mobile...
Method for push-to-listen remote monitoring
A method of operating a wireless communication system (101) including initiating (S402) a call from a first communications unit (120) to a second communications...
Digital predistortion system for linearizing a power amplifier
A predistortion linear power amplifier utilizes several predistortion computation engines to receive a first carrier signal. The predistortion computation...
Transmission scheme within a communication system
To address the need for dispatch in a CDMA communication system, each mobile unit (309, 319) and CBSC (301, 311) involved in a call are allowed to establish an...
Dynamic range compression of output channel data of an image sensor
A method (S100) for dynamic range compression of output channel data from an image sensor (2) comprising an array of sensor cells. The method (S100) comprises...
Method for humidifying a fuel stream for a direct methanol fuel cell
A method for humidifying a fuel stream for a direct methanol fuel cell. An ultrasonic transducer (122) is used to create a vapor of methanol without heating....
The invention concerns a connector (110). The connector includes at least one tunnel (124) having a first portion (126) and a second portion (128) and at least...
Method of programming linear graphs for streaming vector computation
A method for producing a formatted description of a computation representable by a data-flow graph and computer for performing a computation so described. A...
Method and device for providing more accurate subscriber device billing
A PDSN (18) includes a usage recording agent (19) for distinguishing between nonbillable and billable activity of a subscriber device 12. The usage recording...
Electronic sensor with signal conditioning
A method for extracting components from signals in an electronic sensor (50) having a sensing element (52). The sensing element (52) generates a first signal...
Vehicle network and communication method in a vehicle network
A vehicle communication network (200) includes a plurality of network elements (208-212) and a plurality of communication links (214-230) communicatively...
Extending hinged flip apparatus for a communication device
A communication device with an extending hinged flip apparatus includes three interconnected movable housings. A base housing includes a user interface and most...
Cable or module identification apparatus and method
This invention includes a universal base unit having a plurality of cables, each corresponding to a unique electronic host device. The cable includes a capacitor...
Method and apparatus for browsing objects in a user's surroundings
The system for browsing objects in reality that enables a user to obtain information via a wireless browser-enabled device. The browser-enabled device includes a...
Method and device for signal separation of a mixed signal
A method (20) and electronic device (1) for signal separation of mixed signals provided by sensors (11,13), the mixed signals resulting from the sensors (11,13)...
Data message bit synchronization and local time correction methods and
Methods and architectures for data message bit synchronization of a spread spectrum signal having a repeating sequence of pseudorandom code bits modulated with...
Beacon packet having traffic indicator flag
Disclosed are systems, methods, computer program products and computer data signals for broadcasting a beacon packet to one or more client stations and for...
Apparatus and method for providing separate forward dedicated and shared
control channels in a communications...
Separate forward dedicated and shared control channels are provided in a spread-spectrum communication. The forward dedicated control channel is used to...
Method and apparatus for dynamically allocating resources in a
A method and apparatus is provided that dynamically allocates processor resources to data transfer-related operations, minimizing the processor resources used...
System and method for reducing adjacent channel interference (ACI) in a
multicarrier modulation system
An improved multicarrier modulation system and method, which has the advantages of both isotropic orthogonal transfer algorithm orthogonal frequency division...
Frequency-controlled load driver for an electromechanical system
A frequency-controlled load driver circuit includes a steady-state and a transient operational mode. A switching driver switches a load current to a solenoid at...
Electronically tunable planar antenna and method of tuning the same
An electronically tunable planar antenna 12, a wireless communication device 10, and a method of tuning an antenna 12 in which a high band element 28 and a low...
Wrist worn sensor platform
Dynamic image provisioning
A method of transmitting an image from a remote server to a portable device and dynamically viewing, by a human observer, the transmitted image on a display of...
Method and apparatus for patching code and data residing on a memory
A method and apparatus for applying patches to a code or data residing on a non-volatile memory device is illustrated. A code residing at a first location in a...
Dual access serial peripheral interface
A dual access peripheral interface uses a shared data bus (16) for communication with dual master units (30,32) coupled to a common peripheral device (34). Each...
Communication devices with application shortcut keys and methods therefor
Method in a communication devices, for example wireless communications handsets, having an application program with an application form into which data may be...
System and method of call admission control in a wireless network
Methods and systems for providing fine grain call admission control into a communication network are disclosed. Under some embodiments, the fine grain control...
Method and apparatus for a target-initiated handoff from a source cellular
wireless network to a target...
To address the need for an apparatus and method for handoff from a cellular wireless network to a non-cellular wireless network (WLAN, e.g.), the present...
Vehicle active network with backbone structure
A vehicle active network (12) communicatively couples devices (14-20) within a vehicle (10). Device operation is independent of the interface (22-28) of the...
Method and apparatus for processing services in communication system
A determination is made whether a service provider (28, 40) is capable of supporting at least one service for one of a plurality of subscriber units (30-36,...
Apparel having multiple alternative sensors and corresponding method
One or more items of apparel have a plurality of sensors (10, 11, and 12) disposed therein (either permanently or temporarily). These sensors sense physical...