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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...
Remote system integrity verification
The integrity of a remote communication unit (14) in a communication system is verified by comparing a hash value generated within the remote unit (14) to a hash...
Method and apparatus for providing an animated display with translated
A first language to second language translator (11) converts text comprising a message in a first language into text representing that message in a second...
Method and apparatus for vehicle operator performance assessment and
A method of assessing vehicle operator performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an interior portion of the vehicle...
Method and apparatus for quickly establishing a CDMA dispatch call
To address the need for an apparatus and method for quickly establishing a CDMA dispatch call, the present invention provides for paging mobile stations (e.g.,...
Method and apparatus for reducing a peak-to-average power ratio in an
orthogonal frequency division multiplex...
An apparatus and method therein for reducing a PAPR in an OFDM signal includes: a reorderer (104) that reorders (706) a plurality of elements of an original...
Method and apparatus for performing high quality fast predictive motion
A method and apparatus for performing a predictive motion search in a video encoder system using motion vectors representing the difference in coordinates of a...
Method and apparatus for communication
A method of compressed mode communications permits evaluation of one communication network while communicating in another communication network. User equipment...
Method and apparatus for discovering neighbors within a piconet
In order to discover neighboring nodes (203, 207, 208) within a particular piconet, a first node (206) determines a list of all nodes (205-207) within its...
Method and apparatus for reduction of electromagnetic feed through in a SAW
An apparatus for improving the stop band response of a surface acoustic wave device (200) comprising a surface acoustic wave device (200) having internal...
Charging system for charging electronic devices in garments
A charging system (100) for charging electronic devices. The charging system (100) includes a power distributor (110) and a power receiver (112) in which the...
Method and apparatus for vector processing
A processor includes a first vector processing unit including a first register file and first vector arithmetic logic unit; a second vector processing unit...
Mobile wireless communication devices with internal antennas and
A wireless communication handset and system having improved antenna performance. The system includes a handset body (300) and multiple housing portions with...
Admitting data flows to a multiple access network
A method, a network access point and a communication system are disclosed for admitting data flows corresponding to new service requests to a multiple access...
Video deblocking method and apparatus
Digital video imagery is deblocked as a function of horizontal and/or vertically oriented pixels that share a common attribute (such as a corresponding pixel...
System for spread spectrum communication
A signaling system is provided in which a spread spectrum code is cyclically shifted by a cyclical shift dictated by a bit pattern of one or more bits. The...
Optimized switch card
An optimized network (300), includes providing a switch card topology (350) having a plurality of switching elements (305), where the plurality of switching...
Methods and apparatus for determining a direction of arrival in a wireless
Methods and apparatus are provided for determining a direction of arrival (DOA) (46) of a Radio Frequency (RF) signal (32) transmitted by a remote unit (22) in a...
Method of making vacuum microelectronic device
A method of forming a vacuum microelectronic device including steps of forming at least one electron emitter on a substrate, applying a first electric field to...
Method and apparatus for providing echo cancellation
A method for providing echo cancellation between a first and second communication unit detects an echo condition (200) between first and second communication...
Multiple access frequency hopping network with interference anticipation
Spread spectrum packet-switching radio devices (22) are operated in two or more ad-hoc networks or pico-networks (19, 20, 21) that share frequency-hopping...
Method for scheduling and allocating data transmissions in a broad-band
An apparatus and method that schedules and allocates data transmissions over communication channels within a broad-band communications system is provided. Data...
Method of call control for console sites monitoring critical talkgroups in
a packet-based communication system
A method of call control in a packet-based communication system having consoles, distributed among one or more console sites, that are adapted to monitor...
Body worn antenna
An antenna array (200) having a number of patch antennas (202, 204, 206, 208) forming a circumferential radius is provided. The antenna array (200) is integrated...
Heterojunction bipolar transistor with monolithically integrated junction
field effect transistor and method of...
A semiconductor component includes: a semiconductor substrate (110); an epitaxial semiconductor layer (120) above the semiconductor substrate; a bipolar...
Method of making a semiconductor device, and semiconductor device made
A method of making a semiconductor device includes the steps of: providing a semiconductor substrate (110, 510, 1010, 1610) having a patterned interconnect layer...
Method and system of automatic allocation of unique subnet identifier to a
subnet in the network having...
A network (100) of machines and method (200) for allocating a unique subnet identifier to a subnet in the network (100) having multiple subnets ...
Method and apparatus for testing digital channels in a wireless
In a digital channel of a digital wireless communication system including at least one mobile station, at least one base transceiver station in communication...
Digital filter for sub-band synthesis
In a MPEG audio decoding process, an IDCT (Inverse Discrete Cosine Transform) process that generates time domain samples from frequency domain samples using a...
Method and apparatus for design for manufacturing
A method and apparatus for design for manufacturing includes importing real-time manufacturing data (106) for a first product (110) into a ...
Method and mobile station for reporting multi-path signals based on a
A method (500) and a mobile station (160) for reporting multi-path signals based on a report window are described herein. The mobile station (160) may determine...
Method for automatically sorting the neighbor list of a cell in a
A method of automatically prioritizing cells in a neighbor list of a communications system. The priority is defined as the number of times a cell in the neighbor...
Method and apparatus for detecting software tampering in a subscriber
A subscriber device (2) includes a long code generator (12) and a modifier (30) for generating a spread bit stream with a predetermined error pattern that is...
Method and apparatus for switching an on going communication of user
information between a wireless connection...
A mobile station (MS) (100) is capable of communicating user information through both a wireless connection (224) and a wired connection (222). The MS...
Unscheduled power save delivery method in a wireless local area network for
real time communication
A mobile station (106) establishes a real time communication link via an access point (102) for carrying voice or other time-sensitive data. A WLAN subsystem...
Method and apparatus for transmitting and decoding pre-programmed messages
Each of a plurality of wireless communication units (102) is pre-programmed (402) with a plurality of orthogonal codes corresponding to a plurality of canned...
Low loss waveguide launch
According to the preferred exemplary embodiments of the present invention, a transmission line, such as microstrip, is connected to a waveguide using suspended...
Method and system for providing induction charging having improved
A battery charging system (250) for use with an induction charger (210). The battery charging system can include a secondary coil (252) having a plurality of...
Method for growing a monocrystalline oxide layer and for fabricating a
semiconductor device on a...
High quality monocrystalline metal oxide layers are grown on a monocrystalline substrate such as a silicon wafer. The monocrystalline metal oxide is grown on the...
Accessory for a portable electronic device
Encoder and method for encoding data
An encoder (10,30) and method for encoding data comprising a pseudo random number generator (12) for generating an array of pseudo random numbers (15), and...
Pitch quantization for distributed speech recognition
A system, method and computer readable medium for quantizing pitch information of audio is disclosed. The method includes capturing audio representing a numbered...
Method of updating GPS almanac data for satellites not in view
A method of updating Global Positioning System almanac data includes steps for obtaining a current satellite almanac for a satellite constellation at a server in...
Method and apparatus for scan operation in an integrated voice and data
The invention relates to a scan mode of operating for a communication system that supports both voice and data communication services. Prior to entering the scan...
Interlaced video motion estimation
A method for determining motion vectors in an interlaced video coding system for coding images comprising interlaced odd and even field. The method (30) includes...
Multi-mode interoperable mobile station communications architectures and
A multi-mode mobile wireless communications device architecture (200) including an application layer (210), a services layer (220) interfacing the applications...
Method for RF network virtual end nodes
A method for virtual end nodes indicates in routing information (51) that the data packet is for a "special access" to an end node with a virtual address (60)....
Method for dynamic frequency selection
A communication band is divided into a plurality of allocation channels (202, 204, 206, 208). At least one allocation channel (204) is transferred to a transform...