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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...
Multilayer balun with high process tolerance
An exemplary system and method for minimizing degradation effects attributed to misalignment in the production of multilayer balun devices is disclosed as...
Organic light emitting diode display structure
A display structure (200, 500, 600, 700, 800) comprises an emissive layer (260, 360, 460) and an excitation prevention layer (270, 370, 470, 735, 840). The...
Peelable circuit board foil
In one embodiment, a peelable circuit board foil (200) has a metal support layer (205) and a conductive metal foil layer (210) bonded by an inorganic release...
Hand held microphone
Method and apparatus for data transmission within a communication system
When the user is actively transmitting/receiving or has recently transmitted/received on the RF channel, the user is referred to as being in an "active" state....
Self-organizing network with decision engine and method
A self-organizing network and method of operation includes a plurality of kindred nodes and, in some applications, a hub node communicating data packets from...
Electromechanical resonator and method of operating same
An electromechanical resonator includes a substrate (150, 450), an anchor (110, 510, 810) coupled to the substrate, a beam (120, 620, 1020, 1120, 1220, 1420)...
Field effect transistor and method of manufacturing same
A field effect transistor includes a drain region (12) having a first portion (18) and a second portion (20), with the second portion being more lightly doped...
Organic contact-enhancing layer for organic field effect transistors
An organic field effect transistor utilizes a bifunctional contact-enhancing agent at various interfaces to improve carrier mobility through the organic...
Means for measuring the liquid level in a reservoir for a fuel cell
A small fuel cell (10) powers a portable electronic device (12) and contains a fuel reservoir (14) and a device (16) that measures the amount of liquid fuel (18)...
Organic semiconductor product state monitor
An organic semiconductor product state monitor attached to a product receives a product usefulness input, which, along with the product predetermined usefulness...
Soft output decoder for convolutional codes
Decoding signals represented by a trellis of block length N divided into windows of length L includes a step of decoding a backward recursion from a point P that...
Programmable motion estimation module with vector array unit
A programmable motion estimation module for processing pixel values from a sequence of digital video images. The module includes a programmable microcontroller,...
Multi-band antenna systems (116, 1100,1200) for wireless communication devices (100) for use in wireless communications systems (1300) are disclosed. The...
System and method for frequency management in a communications positioning
A frequency management scheme for a hybrid communications/positioning device, such as a cellular/GPS or other combined device, generates a local clock signal for...
Microdevice assembly having a fine grain getter layer for maintaining
A microdevice assembly (20) that includes a device microstructure (22), a housing (30), and a fine grain getter layer (40). The housing (30) has a base portion...
Communication device with multi-line message memory access and method
A communication device (100) includes a processor (130) for processing communications on more than one communication line and a multi-line message memory (200)...
Wireless radio architectures and methods therefor
A system of mobile communications devices including a first electronics device (310) having a first radio module (304) removably coupled thereto, a second...
Method and system for excess resource distribution in a communication
A method and system (102) provide adaptive modulation/coding with distribution of excess resources based on one or more system criteria. The system (102) may be...
Method and communication network for routing a real-time communication
message based on a subscriber profile
In accordance with the preferred embodiments of the present invention, a method and a communication network for routing a real-time communication message based...
Optically-based location system and method for determining a location at a
An optically based location system and method of determining a location at a structure include a lighting infrastructure having lights at a structure. Each light...