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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...
Antenna system for a communication device
An antenna system (200,400,500,600) for use within a communication device (100) is disclosed. The communication device (100) including a signal source...
Battery adaptor to facilitate reconditioning in a smart charger
This invention includes an adaptor that facilitates reconditioning and charging of non-smart batteries in smart chargers. The adaptor includes a mechanical and...
Controller for wireless electronic accessories
Housing for communication device or similar article
System and method for concurrent multimodal communication session
A method and apparatus maintains, during non-session conditions and on a per user basis, concurrent multimodal session status information of user agent programs...
Method and apparatus for interactive shopping
A wireless client (100) maintains (302) a shopping list of items desired by a shopper, and then transmits (304) the shopping list to an in-store shopping system...
Apparatus for multiple band communication
A mobile communication device that includes an antenna configured to send and/or receive a first signal in a first frequency band and a second signal in a second...
Network and method for monitoring location capabilities of a mobile station
The present invention is a communication network (100) and method for monitoring location capabilities of mobile stations (102) in a database (120) of a...
Method and apparatus for incorporating pager functionality into a land
mobile radio system
A land mobile radio system receives paging messages communicated via a paging service communication protocol, decodes the paging messages to identify respective...
Frequency-domain MIMO processing method and system
A communication system based upon frequency-domain MIMO processing is disclosed. A transmitting device of the communication system transforms time-domain signals...
System and method for driver performance improvement
A method (500) of informing a vehicle operator to improve the operator's performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an...
Methods and apparatus for beam shaping in optical wireless communications
An optical wireless communications system (1) comprises a server or transceiver hub (6) transmitting and/or receiving optical communications with geographically...
Digital communication system having improved pilot encoding
A time division multiple access communication system is provided having multiple sub-channels according to known quadrature amplitude modulation techniques. Each...
Network quality of service localizer
A method and apparatus for quality of service localization within a relatively time-invariant communications network, the method comprising the steps of:...
Method and apparatus for pseudo-random noise offset reuse in a multi-sector
A method and apparatus for reuse of pseudo-random noise (PN) offsets within a cell of a wireless communication system such as a multi-sector CDMA system....
System and method for bending a substantially rigid substrate
A method and apparatus for bending a substantially rigid substrate (22) having first and second portions (28, 30) interconnected by a bend region (32). The...
System and method for controlling gas transport in a fuel cell
A system and method for controlling or otherwise effectively parameterizing the transport of dissolved, retained and/or exhausted gaseous byproducts generated in...
Fuel level sensor
According to an exemplary embodiment, the present technique relates to a fuel sensor for determining operational fuel level (h.sub.new) in a fuel tank (14). In...
Switch apparatus for a driver information interface
An interface includes a base with locking flanges for securing the base to a second structure within a vehicle. A plurality of switch caps are pivotably...
Communication system that provides backup communication services to a
plurality of communication devices
A communication system that provides communication services to a plurality of communication devices over one or more wireless channels. The communication system...
Method and apparatus for transmitting vocoded information
The embodiments disclosed provide a manner of transmitting voice information that strikes an improved balance between voice quality and RF capacity in a CDMA...
Radio communication system
The invention relates to a radio communication system in which a time slot of a frame of a multiframe signal allocated to the frequency control channel is...
Method and apparatus in a portable subscriber unit for minimizing a
connection setup time through a...
In a portable subscriber unit (200) a processor (204) is arranged and programmed to maintain (302) in a memory (208) a list identifying a plurality of devices...
Communication controller and method for managing the traffic flow of a
communication connection during a cell...
The present invention provides a method for managing in a mobile subscriber the traffic flow of a communication connection during a cell reselection. The method...
Visual attention influenced condition indicia apparatus and method
A vehicle (30), such as an automobile, has an indicia controller (31) that can determine, via one or more direction-of-visual-attention sensors (32) a likely...
Method for improving planarity of shallow trench isolation using multiple
simultaneous tiling systems
In a feature layer of a semiconductor wafer, dummy tiles which overcome the tendency of dishing and erosion to occur during a CMP process are placed with various...
Method of fabricating organic field effect transistors
Organic field effect transistors (OFETs) can be created rapidly and at low cost on organic films by using a multilayer film (202) that has an electrically...
Velocity enhancement for OFDM systems
An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) transmitter method, consistent with certain embodiments of the present invention arranges OFDM data symbols...
Method and apparatus for interurban dispatch private calling
To address the need to provide interurban dispatch services, embodiments supporting interurban dispatch private call and dispatch call alert services are...