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Method and apparatus for overlaying memory in a data processing system
A data processing system includes an embedded controller (100) having a core (102), a system bus, nonvolatile memory (104), and random access memory (RAM) (106)....
System and method for creating an e-mail usage record
A method of creating an email usage record is provided. An input signal is received. An email usage record is created in response to the received input signal....
Method for autonomous handoff in a wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for handoff to a rescue channel is introduced without the need to send and receive handoff control messages. In the preferred embodiment...
Method and apparatus for enabling the selection of content on a wireless
An internet radio for portable applications and uses such as in an automobile enables the selection of content on a wireless communication device comprising the...
Method for tuning an envelope tracking amplification system
An optimal operating point of an envelope tracking amplification system that includes a radio frequency (RF) power amplifier having an RF amplifying element is...
Feed-forward symbol synchronizer and methods of operation therefor
A feed-forward symbol synchronizer (200, FIG. 2) samples symbols transmitted within one or more packets that form a burst of radio frequency (RF) energy. The...
Method and apparatus for increasing data rate by reduction of training data
A method is provided for improving the data throughput of a communication system (100) operating under different radio propagation conditions and with radio...
Method and apparatus for long code generation in synchronous, multi-chip
A method and apparatus for long code generation in synchronous, multi-chip rate systems, wherein a first code sequence having a first bit rate, and a second code...
Method and apparatus for acquiring a pilot signal in a CDMA receiver
A searcher receiver (114) includes a sample buffer (202) which stores signal samples loaded using a real time clock. A real time linear sequence generator (RT...
The invention concerns a digital radio (2) for pseudo-duplex radio communication, and a method of transmission time mediation for pseudo-duplex radio...
Electrostatic discharge protection circuitry and method of operation
An Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection circuit (9) includes a plurality of I/O and power supply pad cells (22, 40) that comprise external pads (31, 41) and...
Interconnect system for rechargeable computer batteries
This invention includes an improved interconnect assembly for use in rechargeable battery packs for laptop computers. The invention eliminates manufacturing...
Wire bond-less electronic component for use with an external circuit and
method of manufacture
A wire bond-less electronic component is for use with a circuit external to the wire bond-less electronic component. The wire bond-less electronic component...
Body-tied silicon on insulator semiconductor device and method therefor
An integrated circuit using silicon-on-insulator (SOI) has most of its transistors with their channels (bodies) floating. Some of the transistors, however, must...
Multi-bit non-volatile memory cell and method therefor
A non-volatile multiple bit memory (10, 50) has electrically isolated storage elements (17, 21, 78, 80) that overlie a channel region having a central area (24,...
Portion of housing device for a communication device
Method for leveraging in-vehicle resources
In-vehicle resources (wherein the resources each provide a common category of capacity to effect a processor effected activity) are leveraged by selecting the...
Method and apparatus for providing dispatch services in a cordless
telephone communication system
A dispatch service is provided for a cordless communication system. The system includes a dispatch group that includes multiple portable parts (PP's). When an...
A method of assessing a signal in a second capsule (114) within a cell (102) of RF capsules in a cellular communications system, wherein measurements indicative...
Method and apparatus for band class acquisition and assignment in a
wireless communication system
A communication system 100 acquires band class information and assigns a band class to MS 102 when the MS is engaged in a process of initiating a connection with...
Point to point protocol multiplexing/demultiplexing method and apparatus
A multiplexing scheme creates multiplexed PPP packets and demultiplexes the multiplexed PPP packets to reduce packet overhead. A point to point protocol packet...
Method and apparatus for providing IP mobility for mobile networks
An IP mobility solution for mobile network(s) that combines features of IP multicast and mobile IPv6. The mobile network defines a mobile router (106) attached...
Time and bandwidth scalable slot for mobile data system
A scalable slot format defining positions of synchronization symbols, pilot symbols and data symbols for various numbers of sub-channels and various lengths of...
Wireless on-call communication system for management of on-call messaging
and method therefor
A wireless communication device (32) within a wireless on-call communication system (10) includes a device receiver (92) for receiving an on-call message (36), a...
An electronic component includes a composite semiconductor substrate (110, 810) having a first side (111) opposite a second side (112), a semiconductor device...
Cladding of a conductive interconnect for programming a MRAM device using
multiple magnetic layers
A cladded conductive interconnect for programming a magnetoresistive memory device which includes a conductive material with a length, a first barrier conductive...
Electro-optical device including a field emission array and photoconductive
An electro-optical device including a cathode plate, a plurality of emitters and an anode plate. The anode plate including a photoconductive layer formed on an...
Handset for a communication device
Dynamic method and apparatus for controlling device temperature during
A communication device (100, 200) capable of transmitting information provides the means for regulating the temperature (116) of one or more heat-sensitive...
Method and apparatus for system time alignment
A method and apparatus for system time alignment is provided. The method and apparatus for a system time alignment provides synchronization between system...
Method and apparatus for combining a wireless receiver and a non-wireless
A vehicular audio system receives audio inputs from audio sources and a radio receiver. Analog audio is converted to digital, and digital audio remains natural...
Method and apparatus for selectively providing an audible low power alert
to a user of an electronic device
An electronic device (103, 200) employs a method and apparatus for selectively audibly alerting a user as to the status of the device's DC power source (119)....
Circuits for use in radio communications
A voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) for connection and operation in a phase locked loop arrangement has two or more operational states in each of which the VCO...
Integrated circuit testing with a visual indicator
Wafer level testing is accomplished by using a visual indicator (43) in lieu of a probe machine. Before singulation, each die (52) in a wafer (50) is placed into...
Integrated circuit die I/O cells
An integrated circuit die includes an input/output (I/O) cell. The I/O cell includes active I/O circuitry in a substrate, a plurality of metal interconnect...
Integrated circuit device having sidewall spacers along conductors
Two conductors of the same layer are separated by a low-K dielectric to minimize capacitance between them. The first and second conductors may have sidewalls...
Transistor with layered high-K gate dielectric and method therefor
A transistor device has a gate dielectric with at least two layers in which one is hafnium oxide and the other is a metal oxide different from hafnium oxide....
Field emission display and method of manufacture
A field emission display (30) having an anode plate (10) that has phosphor channels (13, 14, 15). The phosphor channels (13, 14, 15) are formed by depositing a...
Radio telephone system with one-to-many dispatch system
A one-to-many dispatch method for use in a TDMA or other wireless telephone system. The one-to-many dispatch call is placed by sending a Request message 204 from...
Communication system for wireless communication of content to users
A communication system (10) provides content to communication devices (12) over one or more wireless channels that support packet data communication under a...
Method for masking the location of a mobile subscriber in a cellular
A method for masking a location (142) of a mobile subscriber in a cellular communications network is disclosed. The subscriber location (142) is masked by...
Method and apparatus for adapting a routing map for a wireless
A wireless control unit (WCU) arranged and constructed to operate as a wireless router within a wireless network and to facilitate dynamic reconfiguration of a...
Method for enabling receipt of a packet-switched page by a mobile station
A mechanism for notifying a mobile station of receipt of a packet-switched paging message in a GSM communication system. A base station controller (108) sends...
Structure and method for fabricating semiconductor structures and
polarization modulator devices utilizing the...
Polarization modulator devices can be formed to take advantage of multi-layered semiconductor structures. High quality epitaxial layers of monocrystalline...
Error detection circuitry and method for detecting an error on a
An error detection circuitry for detecting an error on a transmission path between a radio system (10, 12) and a transmitter is disclosed. The circuitry...
Method and apparatus for selecting disabling music on hold in a
A caller makes (302) a telephone call to a second telecommunication system (108) from a telephone port (202) in a first telecommunication system (104). The first...
Method and apparatus for improving capacity in a radio communications
A method of improving capacity in a duplexing scheme is provided. The duplexing scheme has a first band of frequencies and a second band of frequencies. The...