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Remotely configurable multimedia entertainment and information system for
An internet radio for portable applications and uses such as in an automobile. The internet radio allows access to a host of audio, visual and other information....
Method and apparatus employing a vocoder for speech processing
A vocoder (125) is initialized, prior to processing an initial batch of audio data, from parameters extracted from the first frame of audio data (308, 310, 320,...
Full-duplex hands-free transparency circuit and method therefor
A bi-directional hands-free communication device includes a microphone for transmitting a signal along a transmit path and a speaker receiving a signal...
Method and apparatus for wireless network selection
A method of selecting a wireless communication network, where each wireless communication network has one or more base transceiver stations. The method includes...
Method and apparatus for automatic gain control compensation in a wireless
In a code division multiple access wireless communication system having at least one base transceiver station and at least one mobile station having a mobile...
Method for mapping poor coverage areas
A method of creating a database of poor coverage areas (120) in a wireless communication system includes (100) determining if a signal quality metric (204) of a...
Priority enhanced messaging and method therefor
A serial bus (106) communication protocol communicates data packets. When priority messages are identified, transmission of a data packet (302) being...
Apparatus and method for controlling and managing individual directed
sessions in a communications system
A method for controlling and managing individual directed sessions between at least two endpoints in a communications system. The method including the steps of:...
Teleconference system with personal presence cells
A teleconference system including a plurality of personal presence cells positioned at a local communication site and at a remote communication site. The...
Vertically-stacked filter employing a ground-aperture broadside-coupled
A vertically-stacked filter employing a ground-aperture broadside-coupled resonator device that can advantageously be employed within various systems (e.g.,...
System, apparatus and method for voltage to current conversion
A voltage-to-current converter having improved third order distortion is disclosed herein for use in an FM radio system, particularly an FM radio system which...
Method of terminating charge for a battery
This method of charging includes a method of terminating charge when three events have occurred: a voltage across at least one of the cells reaches a ...
Battery with reduced specific absorption rate properties
A battery pack for an electronic communications device having electronic circuitry, at least one rechargeable cell, a housing and a circuit substrate is...
Method of attaching a die to a substrate
A semiconductor device 30 includes a base carrier 32, an adhesive material layer 36 and an integrated circuit die 34. The base carrier 32 has a top side and a...
Electronic component and method of manufacture
An electronic component includes a substrate (110) and an airbridge (890) located over the substrate. The airbridge has at least a first layer and a second layer...
System for enhanced lithium-ion battery performance at low temperatures
A battery for use in various temperature environments includes a plurality of cells arranged in a close packing arrangement and a sleeve that is disposed around...
Rugged USB connector
Handheld object selector
An object selection apparatus (100) has a geo-location processor (108) that determines the location of a device (120) at the time of an input by a user. The...
Geolocation techniques for an airborne cellular system
A method of locating a billing area associated with a cell phone call initiated in an airborne cellular communications system enables service providers to more...
Method and apparatus for repeater priority resolution in a wireless
A repeater unit (202,204) operates in a multi-channel wireless communication repeater system and maintains a priority state (216) for the repeater unit...
Method and apparatus for changing assignment of receiver fingers
An apparatus and method changes an assignment of a receiver channel element (302a-302n), such as a RAKE receiver finger based on transmit power control...
Power amplification circuit and method for supplying power at a plurality
of desired power output levels
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for supplying power to a load at a plurality of different power levels. The method includes changing...
Delay locked loop with digital to phase converter compensation
A delay locked loop circuit 300 consistent with certain embodiments of the present invention has a delay line 304 with coarse adjustment 322 and fine adjustment...
Charging device for charging a plurality of devices
In accordance with the present invention, a charging device (900) is capable of receiving a first device (102) coupled to a second device (100). The first device...
Micro-electro-mechanical device and method of making
A micro-electro-mechanical device (10) including a shorting bar (40) having a first portion (42) electrically coupled to a first input/output signal line (34)...
A fluidic pump (108) comprises an electrolyte cavity (110) and a pump outlet (115) fluidically coupled to the electrolyte cavity that are within at least a...
Portion of a housing for a communication device
Housing for communication devices
Portable wireless communication device and methods of configuring same when
connected to a vehicle
A portable wireless communication device (22) and method for configuring the same when connected to a hands-free system in a vehicle (20). In one embodiment, the...
Apparatus and method for orienting an image on a display of a wireless
This invention is an apparatus and method for orienting an image (402, 404) on a display (116) of a wireless communication device (100). The device includes a...
Method and system for patching dispatch calling parties together
A wireless communication system (402) that provides dispatch communication service, and talk group calling service, supports several talk groups (408, 410). A...
Method and apparatus for wirelessly communicating different information
A method and apparatus dynamically assigns each of a plurality of different information streams associated with one wireless communication unit (12a), to...
Method of routing control information and bearer traffic between a wireless
communications device and...
A method of routing control information and bearer traffic in a packet network. When a wireless communication device has established a connection in a coverage...
Time out threshold shaping for wireless TCP communications
The present invention is for shaping a packet time out threshold in a wireless telecommunications network including a TCP session. First, a TCP communications...
Housing for a radio telephone or similar article
System for determining intrinsic safety status of the combination of a
communication device and a battery
A communication device (11) is provided with a microprocessor (15) and a memory storage device (13). A battery (14) associated with the communication device 11...
Method and apparatus for signal extraction in an electronic sensor
A method for extracting components from signals in an electronic sensor (50) having a sensing element (52). The sensing element (52) generates a first signal...
Method and apparatus for mobile-initiated, CDMA-dispatch soft handoff
To address the need for an apparatus and method for CDMA-dispatch soft handoff, the present invention enables mobile-initiated soft handoff for dispatch calls. A...
Email message confirmation by audio email tags
A mobile device (10) includes a client agent (16) for sending and receiving electronic mail messages via an internet connection, for permitting a user to set the...
Speaker system for an electronic device
A speaker system for an electronic device includes a keypad with keys, a housing with first spaces for receiving respective ones of the keys, and a flat speaker...
Flexible correlation and queueing in CDMA communication systems
A programmable correlator for a communication system includes an input queue coupled with an analog-to-digital converter (ADC). The input queue includes a random...
Network architecture, addressing and routing
The invention provides methods (300) for organizing and assigning network address to network nodes in clusters (108, 110, 112, 114, 116, 118, 120, 212, 214, 216,...
Ergonomic shield for assembly to and disassembly from a substrate
A shield (100) having an outer surface (104) and a plurality of sidewalls (106) is disclosed. The plurality of sidewalls (106) extends from the outer surface...