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Method and apparatus for communication within a vehicle dispatch system
A method for communication within a vehicle dispatch system (10) wherein a wireless communication device (36) co-located with a vehicle (14) receives a location...
Manager-directed method for event pressure reduction
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for utilizing existing systems and components in a cellular network for managing network functionality to...
Holster for a communication device
Method for reducing position uncertainty of a portable inertial navigation
A first set of coordinates (100) of a device and an estimated positional error ("EPE") radius (102) is measured. An EPE circle (104) is derived, in which the...
Balancing workloads in an electronics assembly factory
A method of optimization of a product assembly line utilizes a mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) formulation. Line information, such as product data of...
Brain response monitoring apparatus and method
Brain response signals of a user, such as electroencephalogram signals, and in particular visually evoked potential signals that correspond to predetermined...
Service lock release for a wireless communication device
Apparatus and method for controlling access to configuration of a wireless communication device (100) are provided. Once the access control is enabled, the...
Method and apparatus for saving enhanced information contained in content
sent to a wireless communication device
An internet radio for portable applications and uses such as in an automobile enables saving enhanced information contained in content sent to a wireless...
Sliding window turbo decoder
Decoding signals represented by a trellis of a block length divided into windows includes a step of decoding a portion of the trellis using backward recursion...
Magnetoresistive level generator and method
A magnetoresistive multi-level generator including a first series circuit with a first magnetoresistive element having a resistance equal to Rmax connected in...
Circuit for regulating current to multiple batteries in a battery charger
A charging circuit for regulating current to a plurality of batteries is provided. The regulation is performed by a single control signal that is optionally...
Bipolar junction transistor structure with improved current gain
A Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) that reduces the variation in the current gain through the use of a trench pullback structure. The trench pullback structure...
Apparatus and method of updating a mobility database
An apparatus for and method of updating (305) each of the tiers of a multiple-tier database (200) by defining an independent data rate between each of the tiers...
Apparatus and method for filtering maximum-length-code signals in a spread
spectrum communication system
An apparatus (200) and method (700) for filtering maximum length code signals in a spread spectrum communication system including a plurality of base stations...
Method and device for multi-user channel estimation
A receiving device and method for operating a communication system is provided. The receiving device receives a predetermined pilot sequence. The received pilot...
Radio frequency identification device for increasing tag activation
distance and method thereof
A radio frequency identification ("RFID") device for increasing tag activation distance comprises a first exciter electrode (2), a second exciter electrode (21),...
Hybrid battery housing
This invention includes a hybrid housing for rechargeable battery packs. The housing utilizes thin metal sidewalls with overlaid plastic end walls by way of an...
Hybrid battery housing
This invention includes a hybrid housing for rechargeable battery packs. The housing utilizes a thin, plastic film bottom with insert-molded plastic walls. The...
Protein and peptide sensors using electrical detection methods
The present invention provides an apparatus and methods for the electrical detection of molecular interactions between a probe molecule and a protein or peptide...
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Systems and methods for performing authorized intercept in a
satellite-based communications system
Authorized intercepts of communications in a satellite communications system (10) are performed, according to which a law enforcement agency (LEA) can request...
Method and apparatus for adapting antenna visibility in a wireless
A method within and wireless communications unit (WCU) arranged to operate in a fixed wireless network including a transceiver for receiving and transmitting...
Method and apparatus for enabling a quick repeat feature
A method (600) and a base station controller (120) for enabling a quick repeat feature are described herein. The base station controller (120) monitors an...
Apparatus and method for baseband detection
A baseband detector includes a complex differential detector, a constellation point computer, and a phase shift keying (PSK) decoder. The complex differential...
Method and system for packet timing adjustment based on approximated packet
transmission time in a mobile radio...
A mobile radio system (10) includes a timing detector (20) and a timing adjuster (22) to adjust the timing of packets transferred between a transcoder (14) and a...
Apparatus and method for implementing a reduced slotted mode in a
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for operating in reduced slotted mode. Following the release of the traffic channel, a mobile station...
Method and apparatus for scheduling asynchronous transmissions
The present invention provides a method of scheduling asynchronous transmissions for a plurality of subscriber units. The method includes receiving information...
Interference-efficient method and apparatus to provide CDMA services
To address the need for an interference-efficient method and apparatus to provide CDMA services, embodiments of the present invention adjust the outer loop frame...
Wireless bridge for a broadband network
An IEEE 1394 compliant wireless bridge for connecting local area network segments in multiple rooms. A pair of transceiver units each comply with IEEE 1394 for...
Wideband internal antenna for communication device
A multi-frequency internal antenna apparatus (10) for a clamshell type electronic device includes a flexible circuit (20) that electrically couples circuitry...
Power modulator and method of operating a power modulator
To address the need for a power modulator that can efficiently operate within a wideband, high-speed communication system, a method and apparatus for power...
System for dynamic process assignment in a local area network and method
A system (10) for dynamic process assignment among a plurality of devices (40) includes an initial coordinator (38), a requesting device (60), and a resource...
Method and apparatus to perform division in hardware
In accordance with the preferred embodiment of the present invention a gain (A) is determined and utilized to cyclically converge upon a quotient (Q). More...
Variable multi-band planar antenna assembly
A variable multi-band planar reference antenna assembly (200) has a ground plane element, a dual-bandplanar reference antenna structure element (230), and an...
Location determination for mobile units
A method for location determination using Bluetooth techniques is applicable within buildings, underground or within other structures. A mobile unit (10) seeks...
Providing a reminder message depending on an environment
A user device 200 and corresponding method, is arranged for providing, dependent on an environment of the user device, a reminder message for a user of the...
Method and structure for integrated circuit interference isolation
A structure and method for the improvement of interference isolation using distributed broadband technology. This structure uses signal processing across a...
Radio frequency power amplifier adaptive bias control circuit
An adaptive bias control circuit for use with a radio frequency (RF) power amplifier, the RF power amplifier having an input (112) for receiving an input signal...
Method and apparatus for reduction of distortion in a transmitter
A transmitter that includes a feed forward amplifier amplifies an input signal to produce an amplified signal that includes a distortion component. The...
Passive, grease-free cooled device fixtures
A technique for enhancing thermal coupling between a device and a thermally conductive material includes using porous portions to draw fluid through conduits....
Dual use thermistor for battery cell thermal protection and battery pack
A protection circuit (100) for use with a battery operated device (50) which includes an over temperature detector (110), a controller (130), and a voltage...
Charge ballast electronic circuit for charge emission device operation
An electronic circuit apparatus (5) for a field emission device (14) comprises a charge emission device electrically connected to a charge ballast electronic...
Selective metal oxide removal performed in a reaction chamber in the
absence of RF activation
A metal oxide, utilized as a gate dielectric, is removed using a combination of gaseous HCl (HCl), heat, and an absence of rf. The metal oxide, which is...
Updating the capability negotiation information of a mobile station with an
editing application downloaded from...
An apparatus and method is provided for updating capability negotiation, in a communication system running a Mobile Station Application Execution environment...
Method and apparatus for improved location determination in a private radio
network using a public network system
Location information is acquired through a public network system (102, 106) and transferred over to a private network system (104, 108) in order to improve...
Method of communicating with a plurality of sets of users
An access point (100) transmits at least a first set of parameters intended for a first set of users (102) and a second set of parameters intended for a second...
Method and apparatus employing a mediation device to facilitate
communication among devices in an asynchronous...
A low power consumption protocol for low power communication devices attached to an asynchronous network is described. In this protocol, a communication device...