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Electronic device with an improved acoustic mesh system
An electronic device as provided here includes a primary housing, an acoustic transducer, a lower layer of acoustic mesh material, and an upper layer of...
Alert sleep and wakeup for a mobile station
A mobile station (200) that includes a transceiver (210) that receives an alert request (105) and a controller (205). Responsive to the alert request, the...
Multi-band signal detection
Apparatus may be provided including a spectrum analyzer and decision circuitry. The spectrum analyzer may be configured to ascertain wireless signal signature...
RF transmitter and method of operation
A linear RF transmitter (100) includes a forward path including a baseband signal combiner (109) and an RF (radio frequency) power amplifier (123), and a...
Method and apparatus for floor control in a communication system
Methods for enabling floor control are performed in an endpoint terminal (140, 142, 146) and a session controller (106). The session controller: receives (410)...
Method and apparatus for channel selection in a wireless communication
A node in a wireless communication system announces a channel switch operation to facilitate a smooth transition to other channel. The node detects a...
Using pressure differences with a touch-sensitive display screen
Disclosed is a user interface that responds to differences in pressure detected by a touch-sensitive screen. The user selects one type of user-interface action...
Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antenna system
An antenna system includes a multi-port antenna with an active feeding network coupled thereto. The active feeding network applies complex weights to signals...
Headset for a communication device
Secure server certificate trust list update for client devices
A method, a network element, and a client device for creating a trusted connection with a network are disclosed. A client device 104 may attempt to access a...
Method and apparatus for psychomotor and psycholinguistic prediction on
touch based device
A method (300 or 400) of key press prediction on a touch-based device or an apparatus (501) can entail registering (302, 402) a position of a touch press...
Hand-held communication device with auxiliary input apparatus and method
A hand-held communication device, such as a cellular telephone or a personal digital assistant (PDA), comprises a sensor assembly and an auxiliary input...
Method and apparatus for the selective use of imperceptible invites
A communication device  includes a transceiver  to receive and transmit data. A message detection element  detects at least a first message and a...
System and method for fixed mobile convergence using a residential gateway
A system and method for providing call mobility for a dual-mode phone between a cellular network and a home wireless network for a dual-mode phone having a...
Peak suppression on multicarrier
A ceiling value can be established (505) for a sum of peak power for a first baseband signal (330) and a second baseband signal (332). No correlation needs to...
System and method for secure communications in a communication system
A system and method for secure communications in a communication system, wherein the system programs a computer to perform the method, which includes: receiving...
Scheduling grant information signaling in wireless communication system
A wireless user terminal includes a controller communicably coupled to a transceiver. The controller is configured to determine scheduling grant information and...
Touch screen device and methods thereof configured for a plurality of
Disclosed is a touch screen and a method of touch screen having a first plurality of sensor segments coupled to first scan lines and a second plurality of...
Battery pack for a mobile terminal
Method and apparatus for establishing security association between nodes
of an AD HOC wireless network
A method and apparatus for establishing security associations between nodes of an ad hoc wireless network includes two authentication steps: an initial first...
Method and apparatus for data broadcast
A wireless communication device for presenting alternative media during an out of signal condition is disclosed. The device comprising a receiver configured to...
Apparatus and method for route navigation of multiple destinations
An apparatus and method for route navigation for multiple destinations. Route parameters can be received and a route (140, 142) can be generated for multiple...
Method and system for delivering media to a plurality of mobile devices in
a cell with a group transport function
A group transfer function (GTF) receives a plurality of inputs and media for delivery to a plurality of mobile devices. The mobile devices are served by a...
Attachable external acoustic chambers for a mobile device
A wireless mobile electronic device includes a first housing and a first acoustic chamber disposed within the first housing. A sound generator, within said...
Apparatus and method for encoding a multi-channel audio signal
An encoding apparatus comprises a frame processor (105) which receives a multi channel audio signal comprising at least a first audio signal from a first...
System, method and apparatus for reliable exchange of information between
nodes of a multi-hop wireless...
Techniques are provided for reliably distributing network management information in and ad hoc multi-hop wireless network which includes a number of existing...
Method, mobile station, system and network processor for use in mobile
A method (200) of operation in a mobile communication system (100) includes: a mobile station (101) sending (207) to a visited network (103) a certified...
Slider form factor devices and methods for morphing indicia visible
through a transparent member
Disclosed are devices and methods of a slider form factor device having a transparent member supported by its sliding body, and a display module supported by...
Apparatus and method for low complexity combinatorial coding of signals
During operation of an encoder, a signal vector (x) is received. A first multi-precision operand (.PSI.'.sub.k) will be generated based on the signal vector to...
Device and method for augmenting the useful life of an energy storage
A method (300) and device (400) for augmenting the useful life of an energy storage device in a portable electronic device is disclosed. The method (300) can...
Discontinuous transmission/reception in a communications system
Allocation information is transmitted in a communications system in accordance with at least one allocation rule for indicating allocation of sets of...
Access control for roaming radio devices
Methods and systems are provided for supporting roaming wireless devices and roaming wireless groups with access controls. One exemplary method involves...
System and method for mitigating the effects of interferers while
performing conditional device scan
A method, a personal area network device operating as a slave, and a short range communications device operating as a slave are disclosed. A data storage 208...
Method and apparatus for communicating amongst two-way radios
A method and apparatus for communicating amongst two-way radios is disclosed. The method includes operating a two-way radio 130 in either a trunked mode or...
Method and system for automatically dekeying a talk group speaker to join
a multi-group communication
A radio communication system supports talk group communication and multi-group communication. Upon initiating a multi-group communication, the system causes any...
Methods, systems and apparatus for recovering registration information
Methods, systems and apparatus are provided for recovering registration information at a home network when the home network determines that it has experienced a...
Devices and methods for data transfer during charging of a portable device
Described below are methods and devices to automatically effect data transfer, for example for backing up data of a device, between a mobile communication...
Audio hole suppression method and apparatus for a two-way radio
A channel scanning technique and apparatus provides audio hole suppression in two-way radio communications. Upon detecting the absence of a carrier signal on a...
Method and apparatus for controlling reverse link transmission
A communication device and method for controlling reverse link transmissions. The device receives a broadcast transmission signal and determines a quality level...
Method and system for interpolating fractional video pixels
A method and system for interpolating video pixels is described, in which the value of a first fractional pixel is calculated based on the values of the first...
Methods for detection of failure and recovery in a radio link
A method, telecommunication apparatus, and electronic device detect a status of a radio link. A transceiver 302 may receive a reference signal transmitted from...
Fast access asynchronous repeater wakeup protocol
A method for transmitting a communication generated by an originating device to a target device using a repeating device is provided. In the method the...
Method and apparatus for adaptive data rate determination in a wireless
A method and apparatus determine an adaptive data rate in a wireless communication network. The method can include: setting (620) a wireless network layer two...
Electronic device and method for displaying a background setting together
with icons and/or application windows...
An electronic device is operable to display images on a display screen of the device's display. The images include at least one icon and at least one image to...
Equipment and method for controlling a wireless communication terminal
A sensor pad (105) is adapted to be worn and operated by a user (100) to control a separate wireless communication terminal (103) carried by the user. The...
Electronic apparatus having microphones with controllable front-side gain
and rear-side gain
An electronic apparatus is provided that has a rear-side and a front-side, a first microphone that generates a first signal, and a second microphone that...
Methods for detection of failure and recovery in a radio link
A method, telecommunication apparatus, and electronic device for detecting a status of a radio link are disclosed. A transceiver 302 may maintain a radio link...
System, method and apparatus for managing communication in a public safety
A method, system and apparatus for managing communication in a Public Safety Communication Network (PSCN). The PSCN includes a plurality of Mobile Stations...