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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...
Feedthrough design and method for a hermetically sealed microdevice
A microdevice (20, 120, 220) having a hermetically sealed cavity (22, 122, 222) to house a microstructure (26, 126, 226). In one embodiment, the microdevice (20)...
High pressure sensor
A high pressure sensor mounting configuration (100) includes a cylindrical pressure sensor cavity (105), an internally threaded collet (170), and a housing...
Circuit board with embedded components and method of manufacture
A substrate assembly (10) and method of making same has at least one embedded component (25) in a via (24) of a substrate core (22) and includes a first adhesive...
Method for estimating time to full-charge in a rechargeable battery
A method for determining time to completion is provided for a battery charging system. The system preferably includes a charger having a microprocessor and a...
Amplifier predistortion system and method
An adaptive predistortion linearization system includes input path digital-to-analog converters (DACs), error path DACs, a digital signal processor, and a radio...
Methods of addressing and signaling a plurality of subscriber units in a
In a system having at least a first slot (104) and a first header (106), at least one field is provided in the first header (106). The first slot (104) is...
Method and apparatus for providing a dispatch patch service in a CDMA
In general, the present invention discloses a method and an apparatus that provide a dispatch patch service in a CDMA communication system (100). A communication...
Method and system for providing a disambiguated keypad
A keypad system (FIG. 2) and corresponding method (FIGS. 3-4) suitable for use in a subscriber device (1) includes a capacitive touchpad 22 for detecting...
Dual directional display for communication device
A communication device (100) comprising a body portion (110) and a display portion (130) that is rotatably connected to the body portion. A switch (160,161, 162,...
Method and apparatus for multi-antenna transmission
In a multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) communication system, a method and apparatus for multi-antenna transmission. In accordance with the preferred...
Amplifier power control in frequency hopping applications and methods
A method in an amplifier, for example, a power amplifier in a wireless transmitter, including monitoring (310) a characteristic of the amplifier during a first...
Sleep mode batteries in electronics devices and methods therefor
A battery-powered portable electronics device (100) including a switch interconnecting a battery (170) and the battery circuit (180), a battery-hibernation...
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...
Flexible circuit board assembly
A flexible circuit board assembly and method includes a rigid circuit board having a first portion and a second portion separated by a bending region. A...
Flexible test cable
A flexible test cable has a center conductor (210), a conductive sleeve (240) with an effective electrical length equal to an odd quarter wavelength of a...
Fuel cell having porous electrodes and method for forming same
A fuel cell device has a composite particle electrode (200) formed using particles (210) having a combination of ion conductor material, electron conductor...
Interconnect apparatus for fuel cells
A fuel delivery system for a fuel cell (400) includes a substrate (404) having a cavity (402) formed therein, an o-ring (408) embedded within the cavity, and a...
Surface treatment of mechanically abraded glass
A method of treating the surface of mechanically abraded glass includes a first step of providing a glass substrate having opposing first and second surfaces....
Mobile communication device having a light accessory port
A mobile communication device having a light accessory port. The mobile communication device can include a housing, a transceiver, a controller coupled to the...