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Communication system for location sensitive information and method therefor
A portable device (100) communicates with a short range wireless local area network (114) and a wide area communication system (116). The portable device (100)...
Method and system for scheduling packets for transmission from a wireless
A system (38) schedules candidate packets (46) for transmission from a communication platform (22), the communication platform (22) being allocated a plurality...
Rewritable sign system
Rewritable signs (100, 1300) that include bistable cholesteric liquid crystal layers (102, 1402, 1404, 1406) are provided. According to one embodiment a...
Digital pixel sensor with anti-blooming control
An anti-blooming charge accumulation pixel using an anti-blooming element coupled to the pixel prevents blooming by ensuring that a voltage of a charge...
Method and mobile station for determining a code phase
A method (500) and a mobile station (160) for determining a code phase are described herein. The mobile station (160) may generate a first auto correlation...
Navigation pod for a communication device
Keypad for a communication device
Holster for a communication device
Misfire detection in an internal combustion engine
A method and system for a misfire detection acquires (301) a series of acceleration data (302) representative of acceleration behavior of an engine. The data is...
Data packet for a vehicle active network
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...
Group location and route sharing system for communication units in a
trunked communication system
Methods are disclosed for sharing location and route information between communication units (e.g., talkgroup members) that are subscribed to a group location...
Method and apparatus in a wireless communication device for mitigating a
received power overload
A power measurement element (106) measures (302) the wide-band received signal power of a receiver (102), and a wide-band AGC system (108) transfers (306)...
Training prefix modulation method and receiver
A receiver for implementing a training prefix modulation method in response to a reception of a signal propagating through a channel is disclosed. The signal as...
Method and mobile station for controlling bearer assignment
A method (500) and a mobile station (160) for controlling bearer assignment are described herein. In a wireless communication system (100), a core network (210)...
Method and apparatus for enhancing the quality of service of a wireless
A communication system and method assigns, such as by marking headers of wireless communication packets, packet classification data to packets to define at least...
Apparatus and method for transmitter phase shift compensation
A transmitter circuit (10) includes a phase shifter (20) that receives phase shift compensation and timing data (40), and an amplifier (30) that receives a...
Feedforward linear amplifier
A control circuit for a feed forward amplifier provides for pausing control and continuous adjustment of a control signal, provides for the control signal to...
Multilayer field emission klystron
An exemplary system and method for providing a multi-layer klystron-type electron beam device for the generation and amplification of millimeter-wave...
Semiconductor wafer pod
A semiconductor wafer pod includes a measurement sensor configured within a housing. The sensor faces towards a surface of a wafer being accommodated in the pod....
Accessory for a communication device
Charger for a communication device
Method for dynamically configuring group calls in a radio system
A method for setting up a dynamic group call includes the step (202) of selecting a group of radios (120, 121) by a dynamic group call originator (122). Once the...
Method and apparatus for CDMA soft handoff for dispatch group members
To address the need to provide listening participants of CDMA dispatch services soft handoff signaling capability, the concept of "shared channel signaling...
Method and apparatus for facilitating handoff in a wireless local area
A method and apparatus for facilitating handoff from a network access point (NAP) that is arranged and constructed to provide service to a communications unit...
Method for synchronizing a control channel to a working channel
A subscriber unit (104) listens to a first channel (202) comprising a plurality of micro-slots and a plurality of data units. The subscriber unit decodes at...
Floating resurf LDMOSFET and method of manufacturing same
A semiconductor component includes a RESURF transistor (100, 200, 300, 400, 500) that includes a first semiconductor region (110, 210, 310, 410, 510) having a...
Semiconductor wafer having a thin die and tethers and methods of making the
A semiconductor wafer (70) that includes a support body (72), at least one thin die (20, 60), and a plurality of tethers (78, 178). The support body (72) is made...
Configuration and a method for reducing contamination with particles on a
substrate in a process tool
A process tool, preferably a spin coater, includes a set of at least three arms and an adjustable rinse nozzle. The arms lift a substrate, e.g. a semiconductor...
System and method of decoding a packed representation of multiple parses
A program, system and method for decoding a packed representation of multiple parses that creates an unpacked forest to be read by a semantic interpretation...
Wireless electrostatic charging and communicating system
The wireless electrostatic charging and communicating system includes an electrostatic reader, an electrostatic charger and an electrostatic rechargeable device...
Method and apparatus for timing recovery in a communication device
A receiving communication device synchronizes to a timing reference of a transmitting communication device based on a determined timing error. The receiving...
Communication services through multiple service providers
Apparatus and methods using a first service provider such as a WAN cellular service provider to initiate a communications exchange between a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for battery life extension for nodes within beaconing
An "identical beacons" field (401) is inserted near the beginning of a transmitted beacon (403) that contains either an integer equal to the number of...
Battery circuit with three-terminal memory device
This invention includes a memory device having exactly three external terminals: a power external terminal; a ground or return external terminal; and a one-wire...
Method of selectively aligning and positioning nanometer-scale components
using AC fields
An improved and novel method of selectively aligning and positioning nanometer-scale components using AC fields. The method provides for more precise...
Battery protection circuit
A battery protection circuit is provided that includes a safety circuit and a charge monitoring circuit. The safety circuit monitors the voltage and current of...
System and method for predictive transmit power control for mobile stations
in a multiple access wireless...
Methods and systems are provided for transmission power control in a multiple access communication system, providing power ramping of a noise floor power level...
System for code division multi-access communication
According to the present invention a received Direct Sequence Code Division Multi-Access (DS-CDMA) signal is differentially decoded at the chip level. A number...
Current reduction by receiver linearity adjustment in a communication
A method for reducing current drain in a communication device includes a step of determining when the communication device is transmitting. A next step includes...
Housing for a communication device and method assembling the same
A housing assembly for a communication device including front and rear housings and an endoskeleton adapted to be secured to the front housing via recesses...
Microfluidic devices comprising biochannels
The present invention is directed to a variety of microfluidic devices with configurations including the use of biochannels or microchannels comprising arrays of...
Micropumps with passive check valves
An exemplary device and method for microfluidic transport is disclosed as providing inter alia a passive check valve (100), a fluid inlet channel (210), a fluid...
Method and mobile station for reporting multi-path signals based on minimum
A method (700) and a mobile station (160) for reporting multi-path signals based on minimum separation are described herein. The mobile station (160) may include...
Digital communication system having improved color code capability
A time division multiple access communication system is provided having multiple sub-channels according to known quadrature amplitude modulation techniques. Each...
Antenna arrangement having magnetic field reduction in near-field by high
An apparatus and a method for reducing magnetic field in near-field by presenting high impedance at an operating frequency band are disclosed. A conducting...