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Telecommunications December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/06Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/28/2006 > 119 patent applications in 80 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20060292980 - Remotely configurable radio audience loyalty-generating and pick-up devices and broaucast network system: The invention relates to a system comprising a control centre (45), a network of master emitters (60) and a park of radio broadcasting receivers (30) which are remotely configured. The control centre (45) send the master emitters (60), via any means such a the Internet (46), encoded digital information which... Agent: Opalo, 27
20060292981 - Satellite beacon for faster sky-search and pointing error identification: An apparatus for determining the identity of a first detected satellite and to determine a second scan position for a satellite of interest based in part on the identity of the first detected satellite is disclosed. In one example the identity of the first detected satellite may be determined based... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20060292982 - Method for accomodating timing drift between base stations in a wireless communications system: A method is provided for controlling communications between a base station and a mobile device. The method comprises enlarging a search window in which a transmission is expected to be received in response to the absence of an external timing signal, such as when the global positioning system (GPS) is... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20060292983 - Method for data transmission to a receiving station according to the temporal course of the pilot signals: A data transmission is sent from an emitting station to a receiving station in a radio communication system via an antenna device in the emitting station that produces an electromagnetic field with a temporally changing field intensity at the site of the receiving station. An emission moment for data transmission... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20060292985 - Bluetooth earpiece with two-way audio transmissions: A Bluetooth earpiece with two-way audio transmissions adopts a base body combined with a Bluetooth headset containing a signal transmitting end. An electrically connected amplifying unit, loudspeaker unit and audio signal capture unit are installed in the base body. The amplifying unit of the Bluetooth headset is fixed into the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20060292986 - Coexistent bluetooth and wireless local area networks in a multimode terminal and method thereof: The present invention generally to a multimode terminal including a wireless local area network (WLAN) system and a Bluetooth system that avoids radio interference between the two systems by collaborative coexistence methods that include time-sharing, combined frequency and time-sharing, and forward looking combined frequency and time-sharing between the WLAN system... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20060292987 - Method of wireless local area network and bluetooth network coexistence in a collocated device: A collated wireless local area network/Bluetooth (WLAN/BT) device avoids radio interference between the two wireless systems by collaborative coexistence mechanisms. The collocated WLAN/BT device and coexistence methods include time division multiplexing based on various operating states of the collocated WLAN and BT systems, respectively. Such operating states include the transmission... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20060292984 - Rfid vehicle-tracking system using mobile transceivers and stationary transponders: The invention disclosed in this document is a vehicle tracking system using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) transponders and an RFID transceiver, which is attached to a moving vehicle to collect vehicle location data. Each location code is encoded on a transponder, which is then embedded at a location along a... Agent: Anthony A. Teate
20060292988 - System and method for determining channel quality in a wireless network: A system and method for Access Point (AP) channel selection based upon a Channel Quality Index (CQI) is described. The Channel Quality Index (CQI) is a value which quantifies a transmission quality of a channel. The transmission quality is evaluated based on a combination of different types of measured interference... Agent: Mcguinness & Manaras LLP
20060292989 - Method for uplink interference coordination in single frequency networks, a base station, a mobile terminal and a mobile network therefor: The invention concerns a method for coordination of the interference in the uplink between cells (C1,C6) of a single frequency network with the frequency band used for uplink being subdivided into at least two subsets (F1, F2 . . . FR), whereby a dedicated subset (F1) of said at least... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060292990 - Communications systems including adaptive antenna systems and methods for inter-system and intra-system interference reduction: Methods of forming a downlink beam in an adaptive antenna system of a communications system that may reduce inter-system and/or intra-system interference include receiving vectors of signals including signals transmitted by user terminals of the communications system and signals transmitted by transceivers of an independent communications system, obtaining spatial information... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20060292991 - Dynamically optimized smart antenna system: A wireless communications network includes a plurality of wireless devices equipped with direction- agile antenna systems to allow the wireless devices to establish and maintain wireless data links with each other.... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20060292992 - Communication method in mobile communication system, and mobile station and base station in the same system: The present method adds uplink data to a transmission request sent to the base station from the mobile station for obtaining permission for data transmission, or to a channel establishment request sent from the mobile station to the base station for establishing a channel in order to send the transmission... Agent: Edward A. Pennington Swidler Berlin LLP
20060292993 - Portable terminal with display capability based on tilt angle: A detecting unit 5a detects the slope of a portable terminal 10. An input key 4 includes a plurality of keys. A control unit 3 generates a code C based on the slope of the portable telephone terminal 10 as detected by the slope detecting unit for displaying a pattern... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060292994 - Transmitter-receiver of mobile communication system: According to a transmitter-receiver of a mobile communication system of the present invention, it is possible to preferably perform the communication with a desired user without deteriorating the quality of service of an interference user even when the desired user and the interference user are present in the same direction.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060292995 - Method for reducing the number of pins required for an interface to an electronic device and devices using the method: A single signal trace can be multiplexed between a circuit that provides a reference voltage and another circuit that is not operational while the reference voltage is needed. Fewer signal connections will be needed due to the multiplexing. As one possible example, a clock signal that is used at initial... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20060292996 - Integrated wireless transceiver: An integrated wireless transceiver is described. The integrated wireless transceiver may include a radio, a frequency converter coupled to the radio, a switch coupled to the frequency converter, and at least one antenna coupled to the frequency converter. The radio may be configured to convert a first signal from a... Agent: Swernofsky Law Group PC
20060292997 - Tool handle having radio: A tool includes a handle having a chamber for receiving a radio facility and for communicating with radio stations while using or operating the handle. The radio facility includes a radio device having a circuit board disposed within a housing and having a number of electric elements and a volume... Agent: Charles E. Baxley, Esq.
20060292998 - Wireless signal transmitter: A wireless signal transmitter is disclosed as including a sensor for detecting signals signifying heart beat of an individual, rotation of a wheel of a bicycle or rotation of a pedal of a bicycle, and two antennae for wirelessly transmitting the signals detected by the sensor, in which the two... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20060292999 - Systems and methods of rf power transmission, modulation, and amplification, including a cartesian-polar-cartesian-polar (cpcp) embodiment: Methods and systems for vector combining power amplification are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a plurality of signals are individually amplified, then summed to form a desired time-varying complex envelope signal. Phase and/or frequency characteristics of one or more of the signals are controlled to provide the desired phase, frequency,... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC
20060293000 - Systems and methods of rf power transmission, modulation, and amplification, including a direct cartesian 2-branch embodiment: Methods and systems for vector combining power amplification are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a plurality of signals are individually amplified, then summed to form a desired time-varying complex envelope signal. Phase and/or frequency characteristics of one or more of the signals are controlled to provide the desired phase, frequency,... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC
20060293001 - Apparatus for mobile communication system: Disclosed is an apparatus for mobile communication system capable of constructing a system such as a mobile phone by setting a voltage corresponding to the characteristic variation of a PA even when a PA having characteristic variation is used. The mobile phone is the one employing the polar loop method,... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20060293002 - High-efficiency modulating rf amplifier: The present invention, generally speaking, provides for high-efficiency power control of a high-efficiency (e.g., hard-limiting or switch-mode) power amplifier in such a manner as to achieve a desired modulation. In one embodiment, the spread between a maximum frequency of the desired modulation and the operating frequency of a switch-mode DC-DC... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20060293003 - High-efficiency modulating rf amplifier: The present invention, generally speaking, provides for high-efficiency power control of a high-efficiency (e.g., hard-limiting or switch-mode) power amplifier in such a manner as to achieve a desired modulation. In one embodiment, the spread between a maximum frequency of the desired modulation and the operating frequency of a switch-mode DC-DC... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20060293004 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device and wireless communication system: The dynamic range is changed by switching a current applied to an amplifying circuit to obtain the minimum ICP required to keep linearity with the number of multiplexes even when the number of multiplexes of data is changed by switching the operation current of the amplifying circuits of the transmission... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20060293005 - Wireless transmission apparatus, polar modulation transmission apparatus, and wireless communication apparatus: A wireless transmission apparatus of multi-mode operation with superior power efficiency is provided. Switches (115 and 117) are switched over in such a manner that a modulation signal outputted from a wireless GSM/EDGE (UB) signal formation circuit (101-3) of a high-frequency signal processing circuit (101) is outputted to a high-frequency... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20060293006 - Diversity type receiver apparatus and receiving method: The diversity receiving apparatus of the present invention can arbitrarily determine the master branch which is the reference to synchronize the output timing among the symbols of the signals received by a plurality of branches depending on the receiving condition. This structure allows the master branch to be replaced with... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20060293007 - Display system and fm signal transferring method thereof: Provided is a display system for transmitting FM signals to an external audio system having an FM reception function. The display system includes: a tuner for receiving an RF signal and dividing the RF signal into a video signal and an audio signal; an audio processor for receiving the audio... Agent: Fleshner & Kim, LLP
20060293008 - Mobile station apparatus and channel quality indicator control method: A mobile station apparatus is provided that allows efficient performance of processing related to CQI and reduces unnecessary power consumption and interference against other mobile stations. In this mobile station apparatus, a signaling detector (71) detects a timing the HSDPA serving cell changes, that is, a timing the base station... Agent: Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, LLP
20060293009 - Agc circuit: An AGC circuit comprises a variable gain amplifier that has a gain set variably and amplifies an input signal with the gain; a detection circuit that detects an output signal amplified by the variable gain amplifier; an error amplifier that outputs an error voltage corresponding to a difference voltage between... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20060293010 - Composition purpose signal generating apparatus, ic chip, gps receiver, and cellular phone: A composition purpose signal generating apparatus, which includes an oscillator for outputting a composition purpose signal, a frequency divider for dividing the frequency of the composition purpose signal, a reference oscillator for outputting a reference signal, a phase comparator for outputting phase difference data which indicates a phase difference between... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20060293011 - Doherty amplifier and transmitter using mixer: A transmitter and a signal amplifier are provided. The signal amplifier includes a digital-to-analog converter converting an input digital signal into an analog signal, a local oscillator signal generator outputting in-phase and quadrature-phase oscillator signals, a first mixer mixing the analog signal with the in-phase local oscillator signal to output... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060293012 - Terrestial digital multimedia broadcasting receiver: The present invention relates to a terrestrial DMB receiver capable of eliminating image noise and minimizing the number of external elements. In the invention, a terrestrial DMB signal is down-converted into a baseband I/Q signal and then up-converted into a predetermined intermediate frequency signal. The invention solves the problematic image... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Berner, LLP
20060293013 - Phased array antenna for indoor application: A novel phased array antenna assembly is hereto presented. This antenna is adapted for reducing severe radiation hazards to the human body, and is useful for transmitting and receiving signals while taking into account the indoor electromagnetic field strength. The antenna comprising a micro-strip small-size antenna; a switching device, having... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky
20060293014 - Multi-band wireless communication device and method: The present invention relates to a wireless communication device, such as a transponder, that has a plurality of antennas for multi-frequency usage. The wireless communication device comprises a control system, communication electronics, memory, and the aforementioned antennas. A wireless communication device having a pole antenna may be used with one... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
20060293015 - Reception terminal apparatus: The present invention provides a reception terminal apparatus that can receive signals in a stable state with a simple configuration and hence is highly suitable for mobile reception. The reception terminal apparatus includes an input section that selectively inputs a reception signal from reception signals of a plurality of types... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20060293016 - Frequency extension of harmonic signals: A system and methods are provided for extending the frequency bandwidth of a harmonic signal. Harmonic content of a band-limited signal is extended to frequencies outside the signal's passband by performing a non-linear transformation on the complex spectrum of the band-limited signal in the frequency domain. The non-linear transformation may... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20060293017 - Circuit and method for receiving and mixing radio frequencies in a direct conversion receiver: A frequency mixing circuit and a frequency mixing method. The frequency mixing circuit includes first and second differential amplifiers, a subtracter and a mixer. The first differential amplifier amplifies a first pair of input signals having a first frequency to generate a first differential signal. The second differential amplifier amplifies... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20060293018 - Rfid reader front end: An RFID reader analog front end architecture employs multiplexed use of a single analog to digital converter in order to digitize the inphase and quadrature components of the incoming signal from the reader's receiving antenna. The Type 1 architecture includes an analog I/Q switch that controls which of the baseband... Agent: Norma E Henderson Henderson Patent Law
20060293019 - Methods of operating electronic devices, and methods of providing electronic devices: Some embodiments include a method disposing an integrated circuit die within a housing, the integrated circuit die having integrated circuitry formed thereon, the integrated circuitry including first transponder circuitry configured to transmit and receive radio frequency signals, wherein the integrated circuit die is void of external electrical connections for anything... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20060293020 - Radio frequency receiver including a limiter and related methods: A radio frequency (RF) receiver system includes an antenna element, a receiver circuit, and an RF signal path connecting the antenna element to the receiver circuit. A limiter may be connected to the RF signal path and include a positive voltage clamp for clamping the RF signal path to a... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20060293021 - Method and system for wireless number portability: A method and system for providing improved wireless number portability. This invention allows the mobile switching center (MSC) to use a separate database to store the number portability information gathered earlier through sending NPreq messages to the number portability database (NPDB) and various strategies for refreshing or updating the internal... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20060293022 - Emergency session handling over a communication network: Emergency session systems and corresponding methods are described that allow a subscriber to initiate an emergency session over a communication network in anticipation of an emergency event. The emergency session system includes a subscriber database that is operable to store a plurality of subscriber profiles for a plurality of subscribers... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20060293024 - Methods and apparatus for improved 911 support for voip service: Systems and methods are presented for routing 911 or other emergency calls from VoIP terminal equipment, wherein the terminal includes GPS or other means to obtain geographic location information for the current location when a 911 call is initiated, and the terminal includes the geographic location information in a call... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20060293023 - System and method for position equipment dusting in search and rescue operations: A wireless communication system useful in locating users of mobile communication units (MUs) in emergency situations. In one embodiment, the system includes a plurality of aircraft-deployable, wireless position determining equipment (PDE) to generate position information from an emergency call request received from an MU, and a wireless mobile positioning center... Agent: Sprint Nextel Corporation
20060293025 - Method and system for identifying mobile user cluster by call detail record: A system and method for identifying a mobile user cluster by call detail records (CDRs) is provided. The system and method identifies at least one mobile user cluster according to a plurality of CDRs generated by a plurality of mobile users during a first period and a second period of... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20060293026 - Method for monitoring and controlling a central ip budget available to a subscriber in a packet-based communication network during online charge assessment with monitoring limit of data transmissions: The invention relates to a method for monitoring and controlling a central IP budget of a subscriber in a packet-based communication network during online charge assessment with the monitoring a maximum limit of data transmissions. The control function is provided in a network node of the communication network, administrated by... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20060293027 - Apparatus and method for preventing wireless interrogation of portable consumer devices: An apparatus and method is provided to prevent contactless portable electronic consumer devices such as an RF identification device (RFID), tokens, mini-cards, key fobs, cellular phones, smart card, etc. from being wirelessly interrogated. In one embodiment, a decoy circuit capable of detecting wireless interrogation signals transmitted to a contactless portable... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20060293029 - Apparatus and methods for protecting data on a wireless device: Apparatus, methods, and programs for protecting data on a wireless device may include a wireless device having a computer platform with a processing engine operable, based upon configurable parameters, to log data access attempt on the wireless device and transmit the log to a remote device. Furthermore, the wireless device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060293030 - Security module and method of controlling usability of application modules: For a communication terminal (10), proposed is a security module (1) configured to authenticate a telecommunications network (2). The security module (1) comprises a locking module (12), for disabling usability of an application module (11), an unlocking module (13), for re-enabling usability of the application module (11), and a control... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060293028 - Techniques to manage network authentication: A system, apparatus, method and article to manage network authentication are described. The apparatus may include an authentication management module to manage authentication of a first mobile device to access a wireless local area network using subscriber information stored on a second mobile device. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevates
20060293032 - Email sms notification system providing enhanced message retrieval features and related methods: A communications system may include at least one wireless communications device and at least one electronic mail (email) server for storing email messages for the at least one wireless communications device. The system may further include an email relay server for detecting a new email message on the at least... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20060293031 - Email sms notification system providing selective server message retrieval features and related methods: A communications system may include at least one wireless communications device and a plurality of electronic mail (email) servers for storing email messages for the at least one wireless communications device. The system may further include an email relay server for detecting a new email message on a given one... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20060293033 - Event moderation for event publishing environments: An event moderating architecture is provided for exporting event notification messages from an event publishing environment. The event moderating architecture includes: a mobile network device residing outside of the event publishing environment and operable to formulate a subscription request for receiving event notification messages; and an event moderation module adapted... Agent: Gregory A. Stobbs
20060293034 - Managing permission for accessing third party applications on a telecommunications network: A method and system are presented that controls which TPAs are authorized to access user data and execute services provided by a service delivery platform in a telecommunications network. The method defines a level of access authorized for each user to protect the privacy of data that populates the TPA.... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20060293035 - System and method of secure message processing: A system and method for handling message indicator processing on a wireless mobile communications device. Message state data is stored in a cache for use in generating message indicators.... Agent: John V. Biernacki, Esq. Jones Day
20060293036 - System for identifying mobile terminal device automatically and system for value added service access: The present invention involves a method for mobile terminal equipment service center to identify the mobile terminal equipment and it consists of mobile terminal equipment, mobile network communication platform and mobile terminal equipment service center. The mobile terminal equipment is loaded with an automatic terminal subscriber information transmission software package.... Agent: Calfee Halter & Griswold, LLP
20060293037 - Method for alerting a mobile unit of a missed call upon movement of the mobile unit: The present invention provides a method for alerting a mobile unit of a missed call. A mobile unit receives a call request. If the mobile unit does not answer the call request and the mobile unit is stationary, the mobile unit waits for the mobile unit to move. Upon movement,... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator
20060293038 - Home cellular system: The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for receiving a plurality of cellular telephone signals over an RF communication system. The present invention receives at least one signal at a cellular frequency, identifies a user associated with the cellular signal, converts the signal to an RF signal, and sends... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan, Mossman & Sriram, PC
20060293039 - Method and system for transferring messages to a mobile station according to specific parameters: A method and system may allow for storing a mobile station user's parameters at a center such as a wireless communication system database and transferring messages to a mobile station according to the user's parameters. The user's parameters may include for example an indication of a user's language, and messages... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20060293040 - Reliability for wireless data communications: Methods and apparatus are provided for using a proxy communication module within a vehicle telematics unit to provide external data connectivity for vehicle applications. The method comprises receiving a request from one or more vehicle applications to retrieve data from a server on an external network. In response to the... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20060293041 - Reward based interface for a wireless communications device: A wireless communications device includes a motion-detecting device, such as a pedometer, that generates a signal upon detecting the user's motion. Quantified characteristics of the user motion are stored in memory of the wireless communications device. The quantified characteristics represent a predetermined objective that the user desires to achieve by... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson
20060293042 - Radio communicatiion system base station and mobile station: A radio communication system includes a base station of a radio communication system A, a base station of a radio communication system B operation in non-synchronized way with the base station, and a mobile station capable of communicating with both of the radio communication system A and the radio communication... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20060293043 - Wireless communication network and method for broadcasting high priority information using downlink common channels: A wireless communication network can reliably deliver high priority broadcast information from base stations to mobile terminals located deep in building and those located in scarcely populated areas that are remote from the base stations. Each of the base stations of the wireless communication network comprises a broadcast information input... Agent: Paul J. Esatto, Jr. Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser
20060293045 - Evolutionary synthesis of a modem for band-limited non-linear channels: A method of selecting optimized encoding symbols and decoding parameters for a communications neural network using a genetic algorithm. A population of individuals representing the symbols and parameters of the communications neural network is evolved through successive generations to create increasingly effective neural network characteristics. In one embodiment, the final... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20060293046 - Method and system for using cellular date for transportation planning and engineering: Using data from a wireless telephony network to support transportation planning and engineering. Data related to wireless network users is extracted from the wireless network to determine the location of a mobile station. Additional location records for the mobile station can be used to characterize the movement of the mobile... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20060293044 - Test fixture for assembled wireless devices: A fixture for radio frequency (“RF”) testing of an assembled wireless device, the wireless device having a removable casing concealing one or more RF spring connectors, the fixture comprising: a retainer for receiving the wireless device with the removable casing removed; a coaxial connector mounted through the retainer, the coaxial... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20060293047 - Data signaling channel within a digital spreading signal: A method and system for transmitting and receiving a control data signal within spreading signal and an intelligence/analog signal. The control data is interleaved within the spreading data signal at a transmitter side. Before transmitting to a remote receiver side, the spreading/control data signal, after passing a high-pass filter, and... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20060293048 - Wireless classroom response system: A wireless classroom response system wireless network is located proximate to a classroom, a base station that coordinates the activities of the wireless network, and a plurality of handheld units. Each handheld unit is associated with an attendee of a class (either on a long-term or “owned basis, or on... Agent: Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20060293049 - Communication network acceleration system and method: A system and method for mobile ground-to-air and air-to-ground communication network acceleration. The system and method can reduce the cost of airborne communication services by creating a faster connection and thus increasing data throughput. In one embodiment, the communication network acceleration system and method provide as much as a four-fold... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20060293051 - Method for deferred location reporting: The invention relates to the provision of deferred location reporting wherein the reporting is triggered by a trigger location change event. Trigger location change events are either related to a user of a cellular telecommunication network entering, leaving or changing an area, or to an area, which is entered or... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20060293050 - Temporary data service in wireless networks: A wireless network and method are disclosed that provide temporary data service to a party. For the invention, a temporary data service system receives a request from a first party to establish temporary data service for a second party. The temporary data service system then configures the wireless network to... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20060293052 - Method and apparatus for transmitting position data using control channels in wireless networks: A cellular telephone for use with a cellular telephone network includes a GPS receiver section. Position determination related information is transmitted to and from the cellular telephone using a control channel.... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20060293054 - Radio control apparatus and link securing method: A radio control apparatus 10 is provided with a call management system 18 configured so that, when a mobile station in communication with a first base station by a first communication link requests diversity handover with a second base station, the call management system 18 retrieves a potential information rate... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060293055 - Rrc signalling for fast hs-dsch serving cell change: When a Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN) receives an indication on Layer 3 (L3) (an L1/L2 indication is also possible) from the User Equipment (UE) that it is switching the High Speed-Data Shared Channel (HS-DSCH) reception to another cell in the active set (AS), the UTRAN sends a reconfiguration... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20060293053 - Silent wireless communication system and method: A method of processing data through handover communications in one or more mobile devices that is in a standby mode within a cell of a mobile telecommunications network according to neighboring lists of other mobile devices. In the method, the data is processed from an initiating mobile device to a... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20060293056 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving downlink data for ue in soft handover region in an ofdm system: A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving downlink data for signal combining at a UE in an OFDM cellular system are provided. A Node B sends combining information to the UE, and combinable cells use the same radio resources and the same scrambling sequence in data transmission to the... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20060293057 - System and method for secure web-based mobile phone parental controls: A wireless system and method for implementing call controls (such as parental controls) for wireless telephones via a call-intercept platform (including a soft switch and/or an SS7 interconnection node, and SQL database), and a conventional mobile phone that makes and receives all outgoing calls through the call intercept platform. The... Agent: Ober / Kaler C/o Royal W. Craig
20060293058 - Methods and apparatus for design of wireless networks to aid in location identification of mobile units: Techniques and systems for designing a network providing communication and location identification services are described. A solution point comprising parameters for each of a plurality of base stations is generated. A coverage and locatability performance value for the solution point is computed, as well as derivatives of the performance value.... Agent: Priest & Goldstein, PLLC
20060293059 - Method and apparatus for frequency planning in a cellular communications system using modified neighbour lists: A method, and apparatus for, determining frequency planning measurement data in a cellular communications system (1), comprising: allocating neighbour lists (208, 210, 212) to provide measurement data for frequency planning; wherein the neighbour lists (208, 210, 212) are allocated on a per call basis. Thus different neighbour lists (208, 210,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20060293060 - Load balancing method for wireless communication systems: A method and system is disclosed for load balancing in a wireless communication system. The method has two major processes for load balancing purpose: the first process moves a mobile terminal from its host base station to some less loaded base station after the expiration of a switch time interval... Agent: Howard Chen, Esq. Preston Gates & Ellis LLP
20060293061 - Radio communication device and route search method: A radio communication device includes a reception unit for receiving a route request message from another radio communication device, a route control message processing unit for judging whether the received route request message is addressed to itself or not, a route request message management unit for deciding a delay amount... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20060293062 - Method for estimating the position of a subscriber station of a radio communication system and network device: In a method for estimating the position of a subscriber station of a radio communication system, a receiver station receives reports from the subscriber station, said reports containing information relating to the signal strength of a receiving signal of at least one transmitting station in the locality of the subscriber... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20060293063 - Peripheral resource location determination method, apparatus and system: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method of peripheral resource location determination in a wireless environment, comprising determining an access point ID from an access point providing access to a wireless station (STA) in the wireless environment; querying a server on which resides a table of resources for... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20060293064 - Probabilistic location prediction for a mobile station: A probabilistic prediction is made of the location of a wireless-enabled mobile station in a wireless local area network. The prediction includes calculating a vector representing movement of the mobile station through a space in which two or more access points of the network are located, and determining a region... Agent: Integral Intellectual Property Inc.
20060293065 - Dynamic information on demand: Systems and methods are presented for providing dynamic temporally and geographically relevant information or content to mobile communications devices, in which a profile and a current location are obtained for a mobile device, profile specific geographically and temporally relevant content from a data store according to the user profile, the... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20060293066 - Efficient periodic location reporting in a radio access network: A user equipment (UE) communicating with a radio access network (RAN) sends to a network entity (e.g., an MSC/SGSN) a request for periodic reporting of the UE location to a client entity. After the request is approved, the MSC/SGSN sends to the RAN signaling to initiate periodic location reporting for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060293067 - Method and apparatus for controlling sleep intervals of a mobile unit: The present invention provides a method of wireless communication with a base station. The method may include providing a resource request message comprising information indicative of entry into a sleep mode and receiving an acknowledgment from the base station in response to providing the resource request message.... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20060293071 - Document access method: The invention relates to methods of accessing a document linked to a message sent to a mobile terminal via an operator. This is a document access method comprising: a step of an operator sending a mobile first terminal a message linked to a document; a step of a user consulting... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060293069 - Method and system for controlling an electronic device: A method and a system for controlling an electronic device (102) are provided. The method includes receiving a first control message from a network (110). After the first control message is received, a second control message is received from a local device. Further, an application corresponding to the second control... Agent: Motorola Inc
20060293068 - Method for communicating messages to an electronic communication equipment: Communicating data messages, such as MMS (multimedia messaging service) messages, to addressed electronic communication equipment involves downloading to the communication equipment only messages known and identified by a MMSC... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20060293070 - Mobile terminal and method for processing messages apparatus: Disclosed is a method for processing messages in a mobile terminal having a communication service cutoff mode for disabling voice calls and message transmissions. The method includes the steps of storing one or more input messages when a user presses a key to send the messages during the communication service... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20060293072 - Doppler frequency detector, doppler frequency estimating method, and recording medium recorded with a program for allowing a computer to execute the method: Disclosed is a Doppler frequency detector for detecting a Doppler frequency of a received signal. The detector includes a channel estimating unit, a channel phase variation amount calculating unit, a Doppler frequency estimating unit and a calculation interval calculating unit. The channel estimating unit calculates a channel estimate based on... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20060293073 - Method and apparatus for mixed mode multimedia conferencing: A method and apparatus is provided for mixed mode conference call setup. The method includes the steps of inviting users to a mixed mode conference call by providing invitation information from an inviting user to a server and thereby providing invitations from the server to each of the users. The... Agent: Ingrassia, Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20060293075 - Method to improve outer loop power control: A method, apparatus and system for improving outer loop power control in a communications system. A quality value for a plurality of data channels is adjusted for the plurality of data channels, while maintaining a target value.... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20060293076 - Ofdma reverse link scheduling: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate scheduling via a power control algorithm that dynamically update a scheduling metric (e.g., adjusting transmission power for sub-carriers) based on a prediction function and/or inference model of expected power requirements. In one aspect, the power prediction component can include two further components, namely:... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060293074 - System and method for adaptive broadcast service: A system and method for adapting a broadcast service in a cellular communication network. A base station receives indications of channel quality from registered users of the broadcast service, and adapts broadcast transmission parameters to improve channel quality for the broadcast users if at least one of the broadcast users... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20060293077 - System, terminal, method, and computer program product for allocating memory for storage of content: A terminal, system, method, and computer program product are provided that are capable of allocating memory for content storage in the terminal. Content may be stored as either fixed or replaceable content. Storing some content as replaceable content enables a service provider to take advantage of favorable network connections to... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20060293079 - Energy-aware communications for a multi-radio system: Described herein is an implementation that reduces the battery consumption of an energy-constrained computing device that is capable of communicating over a wireless network. As conditions and circumstances warrant, the implementation selects one of multiple radios (e.g., two)—with each having a unique combination of characteristics (in terms of power-consumption, data-rate,... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20060293078 - Mobile wireless communications device comprising multi-frequency band antenna and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a housing and a multi-frequency band antenna carried within the housing. The multi-frequency band antenna may include a main loop conductor having a gap therein defining first and second ends of the main loop conductor, a first branch conductor having a first end... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20060293080 - Connector assembly for connecting mobile phone to peripheral device: A connector assembly having two connector terminals linked by a short cable to reduce the overall size thereof. The connector assembly is used to connect a mobile phone to a peripheral device and has a structure including a cable; a first connector terminal provided at one end of the cable... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060293081 - Multi-phone programming application: Automated provisioning of radiotelephone handsets 20 at a fulfillment center and automated quality assurance uses a computer database of specifications 16 for authentication and activation from multiple handset manufacturing vendors, radiotelephone service providers, and distributors. A universal interface system 10 is provided to efficiently access diverse makes and models of... Agent: Lundeen & Dickinson, LLP
20060293082 - Extension of the sim card in gsm devices: Circuit arrangement as an interface between a SIM card and a GSM modem, which has a bidirectional data line that connects a card data input/output of the SIM card to a modem data input/output of the GSM modem, with the data line being coupled to at least one edge driver.... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLC
20060293083 - External phone book memory card and method of use: A method of using an external phone book memory card with a portable electronic device including an electronic address book with personal contact information, a memory card receiving slot, a memory card reader, and a display includes the steps of receiving an external phone book memory card in the memory... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20060293084 - Mobile phone and use management system thereof: A mobile phone use management system which manages use of the mobile phone includes the mobile phone and a signal transmitting device which transmits the signal for controlling the power supply of the mobile phone. The mobile phone having a non-contact IC card function includes a mobile phone including a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20060293085 - Order method for mobile radio network users: Method for making services available to mobile users with the following method steps: the mobile subscriber reads an electronic code (100) stored in an RFID element (10) with an RFID reader device (2); said electronic code (100) is transmitted over a telecommunication network to a server (5); the server (5)... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20060293086 - Method and apparatus for cooling with a phase change material and heat pipes: A cooling apparatus (10) includes a housing defined by two aluminum parts (12, 13) which are brazed to each other. A plurality of sector-shaped recesses (21-28) are provided within the housing, and collectively define a chamber having a plurality of ribs (41-48) extending therethrough. Each recess contains a sector-shaped piece... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20060293087 - Wireless communication apparatus and phase-variation correction method: Disclosed is a wireless communication apparatus having an array antenna constituted by a plurality of antennas, radio receiving circuits, which are provided for respective ones of the antennas, for amplifying respective ones of antenna receive signals and applying a frequency conversion to the baseband signals, and a demodulator for demodulating... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20060293088 - Task display switching method, portable appartus and portable communications apparatus: A task display switching method, a portable apparatus and a portable communications apparatus which, when a plurality of software applications are activated and processed in parallel, make it possible to switch a display between each of the software applications with ease. According to the task display switching method, a portable... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060293090 - Network-based services for misplaced cellular mobile stations: A computer readable medium stores a computer program for a mobile station with a network-based wireless mobile station locator feature. The computer program includes a receiving segment. A control segment controls a mobile station speaker to ring when the receiving segment receives a misplaced mobile station signal. A storing segment... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20060293089 - System and method for automatic creation of digitally enhanced ringtones for cellphones: There is provided herein a system and method for automatically enhancing or creating ringtones for use on cellular phones. In the preferred embodiment, a user will be able to create an enhanced ringtone that is recognizable and distinct when played via a cell phone. The user will preferably begin by... Agent: Fellers Snider Blankenship Bailey & Tippens
20060293091 - Microphone coupler for a communication device: The invention provides a communication device comprising: a cover; a printed circuit board; a microphone on the printed circuit board; an antenna located at least in part within the cover; and a RF shield can shaped to fit over the microphone about the PCB. In the device, the cover is... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP
20060293092 - Wireless helmet communications system: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for a wireless communication system for a motorcycle and motorcycle helmets.... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20060293095 - Bi-axial swivel assembly in electronic apparatus: A bi-axial swivel assembly allows the rotation of a bracket around the longitudinal axis of a support shaft when the restriction cam lies inside an imaginary reference plane. The attitude of the bracket is allowed to change around the longitudinal axis of the support shaft. Only if the bracket allows... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP
20060293096 - Hinge mechanism of folding type information processing unit: An information processing unit such as a folding type mobile phone whose first casing having a display and second casing having buttons are connected by a hinge. A first fixing mechanism of the hinge temporarily fixes the first and the second casing by a predetermined holding force when an opening... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP
20060293093 - Portable device with text-entry keyboard: A housing for a mobile communication device comprises first, second and third housing sections. The second housing section is slidably connected to the first housing section and rotatably connected to the third housing section. Movement of the first housing section from a closed position to an open position exposes a... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson
20060293094 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device comprising a first panel supporting a user-operable input device on a first face and a second panel mounted for slidable movement over the first face of the first panel between a first position in which the user-operable input device is concealed and a second position in... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20060293097 - Antenna device and radio communication apparatus using the same: An antenna device includes a signal-band separating circuit that is interposed between a communication antenna and a ground portion that are disposed on a circuit board. The communication antenna is connected to a communication circuit by a signal line via a signal-band separating circuit. A telecast-receiving antenna is connected to... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20060293098 - Ancillary apparatus for portable information processors: An ancillary apparatus for portable information processors that provides a multifunctional ancillary structure with functionality to reduce temperature, provide audio amplification and broadcasting, provide a power source, and so on, having a configuration that includes a case, a cover and coupling devices. A support device is affixed interior of the... Agent: Che-wen Lin12/21/2006 > 92 patent applications in 68 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20060286926 - System for onsite program distribution: A program re-transmitting system for onsite re-transmission of a program, the re-transmitted program being received from a commercial transmission system, demodulated and re-transmitted via low-power RF signal that may be received by a standard radio. The program may further be presented to the listener as a repetitive program that ramps... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20060286927 - Hybrid power line communications digital broadcast system: A hybrid power line communication systems (PLCS) and method for satellite broadcast communications and power line communications is provided. In one example embodiment, a broadcast receiver and antenna may be coupled to, or integrated with, a transformer bypass device that is coupled to both a low voltage and a medium... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20060286928 - Method and apparatus for storing dmb audio data in a dmb terminal: A method and apparatus for storing DMB audio data in a DMB terminal are provided. In a DMB reception mode, DMB audio data of a currently received music file is output in real time, while being temporarily stored. Upon receipt of a recording request from a user at any time... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060286929 - System for universal distribution of short duration programming: A system for transmission of a relatively short-duration program to a receiving device, the program transmitted to the receiving device and stored in memory such that the program may be presented to the user based upon a schedule selected by the user. The program content may be tailored to the... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20060286930 - Wireless communication device management: A method and system that limits the use of a communication device present in an area controlled by an intelligent controller. The intelligent controller detects any present communication devices in the area and conducts an inventory providing information about each detected device. The intelligent controller compares that information to a... Agent: Ward & Olivo
20060286931 - Underwater communications system and method: An underwater communications system is provided that transmits electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals to a remote receiver. The transmitter includes a data input. A digital data compressor compresses data to be transmitted. A modulator modulates compressed data onto a carrier signal. An electrically insulated, magnetic coupled antenna transmits the compressed, modulated... Agent: Heller Ehrman LLP
20060286932 - Retractable headset for an audio playback system: An improved headset system for an audio playback system is provided. The headset system is integrated into the audio playback system and comprises a headset, a cord compartment, and a cord retractor. The headset comprises an earbud that is operable to provide audio information and a cord that is operable... Agent: Docket Clerk
20060286933 - Wireless short range communication system: A wireless communications system defining an wireless personal area network enables reliable communications between members of workers in a group wearing compatible systems. Each member of a group is fitted with a communications system having a microphone, a transceiver and a speaker.... Agent: Ipsolon LLP
20060286935 - Apparatus and method for wireless communication: There is disclosed a wireless communication apparatus using any of a plurality communication bands. A detection device detects a cyclic interference with a first communication band of the plurality of communication bands. An assignment device assigns the first communication band to an extension channel and assigns a second communication band... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060286934 - Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum sharing: A technique for dynamic spectrum sharing includes identifying (705) a plurality of radio nodes (115, 120), measuring (710) a local signal value (SV) at each radio node (110, 200), and determining (715) a transmit decision. Each radio node can measure a local signal value (SV) of a protected transmission and... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20060286936 - Method for trasmitting data between an emitter and a receiver which are interconnected by means of an intermidiate device: A transmitter and receiver are connected together via an intermediate device including a controller for managing a signaling port able to (a) receive connection authorization requests and to deliver such authorizations, and (b) manage a listening port to which the transmitter and receiver are able to be connected after having... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Berner, LLP
20060286937 - Method and apparatus for wireless communication: A wireless communications device employs a method of access technology selection that comprises analysing radio signals for indications of the device's current physical environment. In response to this analysis, it is determined which of two or more candidate environments are the most likely current physical environment of the wireless communications... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060286938 - Methods and devices for the suppression of harmonics: An antenna for suppressing harmonics of a signal transmitted from the antenna, the signal having a carrier with an imposed modulated data signal, the antenna including a modulator associated with a controlled variable impedance in series, the modulator being operable to modulate in accordance with the data signal, and being... Agent: Jenkens & Gilchrist, PC
20060286939 - Local signal generation circuit: The present invention relates to miniaturization of a local signal generation circuit to supply signals to a frequency converter in communication terminals such as a transmitter, a receiver, a transmitter-receiver, and the like that use one or more frequency bands. The local signal generation circuit comprises first and second oscillators... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20060286940 - Array antenna transmission/receiver: An array antenna transmission and reception apparatus that is simply configured to make it possible to reduce the size and weight and that separates and extracts respective phase calibration signals from radio signals to be transmitted and radio signals to be received passing through the same path. A directivity coupler... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20060286942 - High frequency module: A high frequency module comprises: a switch circuit connected to first and second antenna terminals; a first diplexer connected to first and second reception signal terminals and the switch circuit; a second diplexer connected to first and second transmission signal terminals and the switch circuit; and a layered substrate for... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20060286941 - Selection of antenna patterns: A wireless transceiver is disclosed. The wireless transceiver includes an antenna having an adjustable setting to perturb an antenna pattern of the antenna. A receive/transmit signal quality is determined for all available antenna patterns, and the adjustable setting is selected to provides the best signal quality. For an embodiment, the... Agent: Tropos Networks Patent Department
20060286943 - Universal mobile gaming docking station and controller: The universal game controller is provided for use with a plurality of different types of cellular phones and permits gaming software on the cellular phones to be played in a convenient manner. The controller includes a phone dock for replaceably receiving any of a plurality of types of cellular phones.... Agent: Casella & Hespos
20060286944 - Vehicle information/control system: An instrument panel, for use with a vehicle including a body, wheels, a driver seat, and an engine, is configured to be disposed at least partially in front of the seat and includes a steering wheel disposed in front of the seat, a display configured to provide information to a... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.C.
20060286945 - Inter-frequency handover for multiple antenna wireless transmit/receive units: A method and an apparatus for a Wireless Transmit/receive Unit (WTRU) to perform inter-frequency measurements and inter-frequency soft handover from an originating Base Station (BS) operating at a first frequency to a destination BS operating at a second frequency. The WTRU has at least two antennas, where each antenna initially... Agent: Donald M. Boles, Esq. Interdigital Communications Corporation
20060286946 - Peak to average mitigation: A method and transmitter for generating a transmission signal are disclosed in various embodiments. In one step, a first magnitude relationship of a received first plurality of symbols is determined to see if it qualifies for modification. At least one of the first plurality of symbols are modified when the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060286947 - Transmission output control apparatus: Provided is a transmission output control apparatus including: a level control circuit operable to adjust a level of an inputted signal; a power amplifying circuit including a plurality of amplifying stages and being operable to amplify the signal whose level has been adjusted by the level control circuit; an antenna... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP
20060286948 - Receiving apparatus: A receiving device receives by multiple antennas a signal carrier-modulated with digital multivalued modulation, compares the distance between received signal points with a threshold preliminarily stored, to select complex signals to be synthesized when demodulating, and adjusts a ratio for synthesizing to correct likelihood for error correction. With such a... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20060286949 - Frequency sweeping receiver: A frequency sweeping receiver is provided for locating a target signal having the greatest strength of the signals received by the receiver. The receiver includes circuitry which performs a sweeping operation to receive a plurality of input signals, one at a time. The strength of the input signals is compared... Agent: Trexler, Bushnell, Giangiorgi, Blackstone & Marr, Ltd.
20060286950 - Mobile radio receiver with improved real-time precision: The invention relates to a mobile radio receiver comprising a receiving device (22, 19) for receiving time reference signals. In order to allow a precise real-time indication on mobile radios, a mobile radio is proposed comprising a GSM receiving unit (1) with a next-in-line analog-to-digital converter (3) for converting analog... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20060286951 - Music information,updating system, music information broadcasting apparatus, terminal apparatus having music information updating function, music information updating method, music information broadcasting method, and music information updating method of: A broadcasting apparatus 20 is configured by a broadcasting side memory function unit 21 for storing music information including track data and music database information and a transmission function unit 23 for broadcasting the music information on a broadcast channel, and a terminal 30 is configured by a reception function... Agent: Fogg And Associates, LLC
20060286952 - Digital tuner: A digital tuner of a digital broadcast receiver provided. The digital tuner includes: an IB IF unit for converting an IB signal of the RF signal output into an ID IF signal; an OOB IF unit for converting an OOB signal of the RF signal output into an OOB IF... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20060286953 - Signal measuring device: A signal measuring device controls the width of a signal for controlling frequency sweep, in accordance with a signal to be measured. The signal measuring device includes a local oscillator (10) for generating a local signal, a mixer (12) for mixing a signal to be measured with the local signal;... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20060286954 - Method and apparatus for matching receiver carrier frequency: A carrier recovery method and apparatus using multiple stages of carrier frequency recovery are disclosed. A receiver uses multiple frequency generation sources to generate carrier signals used to downconvert a received signal. An analog frequency reference having a wide frequency range and coarse frequency resolution is used in conjunction with... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060286955 - Adaptive antenna reception method and device: An adaptive antenna receiver whose follow-up performance is improved with respect to the angle change of the arrival direction of a desired signal. An antenna weight adaptive update section (11-1) adaptively updates the antenna weight according to a signals received by each antenna element and an error signal obtained from... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20060286956 - Signal processing device and method for operating a signal processing device: A signal processing device implemented in a semiconductor body includes a frequency conversion device and a converter connected to the frequency conversion device. The conversion device is coupled by a terminal to a terminal on the surface of the semiconductor body. One terminal of the converter is connected to a... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates, LLC National City Bank Building
20060286957 - Direct conversion radio apparatus: A direct conversion radio apparatus comprises a local oscillator which generates a high-frequency signal of almost the same frequency as that of a signal to be received, a modulator which modulates the high-frequency signal generated from the local oscillator in carrier sensing, mixers which frequency-convert a received signal into a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20060286958 - Access pointer for interconnecting power line communication network and wireless network and method therefor: An access pointer for interconnecting a power line communication (PLC) network of a home network and a wireless network and a method therefor are provided. When data is received from the PLC network through media access control of a data link layer, data on upper layers above a network layer... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20060286959 - Rf front-end module for picocell and microcell base station transceivers: An RF module adapted for direct surface mounting to the top surface of the front end of the motherboard of a picocell. The module comprises a printed circuit board having a plurality of direct surface mounted electrical components defining respective signal transmit and receive sections for RF signals. The signal... Agent: Daniel J. Deneufbourg Cts Corporation
20060286960 - Wireless patient pendant system and method: A communications and remote control system is provided for a patient. The system includes a portable wireless patient pendant having a transmitting unit which sends a wireless staff call signal, a wireless patient voice signal, and a wireless entertainment module control signal. The wireless patient pendant also includes a receiving... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20060286961 - System and method for determining a location of an emergency call in a sparsely-populated area: A wireless communication system useful in assisting and locating users of mobile communication units (MUs) with emergency situations. In one embodiment, the system includes position determining equipment (PDE) to generate position data information related to receiving an emergency call request, wherein some of the PDEs are associated with a first... Agent: Sprint Nextel Corporation
20060286963 - Controlling provision of services in a communications network: A method of controlling provision of services from a network element to a subscriber comprising: defining a credit threshold representing the amount of credit remaining to the subscriber below which services will no longer be provided to that subscriber; responsive to a request for a first service from the subscriber,... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20060286962 - System and method for providing communication services and intervening when necessary to provide service: A method includes receiving a request for a communication service and determining if intervention is required to provide the communication service. The method also includes providing the communication service if no intervention is required. The method further includes performing an intervention in response to the request to gather information from... Agent: Dallas Office Of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
20060286964 - Communication method: A method and controller in a communication system for determining a usage value of the communication system in a predefined area. At least one charging parameter is set for the predefined area based on the determined usage value. The controller includes a monitoring means for determining a usage value of... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20060286965 - Method to challenge cell phone user for fraudulent use: A method and system for monitoring calls being made from a cellular phone and preventing calls being made to unauthorized numbers, as defined by the owner of the cellular phone. A security challenge is issued to a cell phone user when a suspicious, previously unknown telephone number is attempted to... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20060286966 - Safety system for mobile telephone keys: An apparatus and method is disclosed for protecting a mobile telephone against an unintentional switch-on wherein a pressure produced on a key is stored and evaluated, along with a substantially simultaneous pressure on one or several other keys. The mobile telephone being switched into a operating mode only when the... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLC
20060286967 - System and method for performing authentication in a communication system: In a communication system, a terminal receives user information while an initial network entry operation is performed. The terminal transfers the received user information to an authentication server and receives an authentication information mapped to the user information required for the authentication from the authentication server. The terminal performs authentication... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060286968 - Method and apparatus for dynamic session placeholder for message collection user interface: A method and apparatus for representing a conversation of related messages is provided. In a message collection user interface for displaying messages sent and received by a communications device, a dynamic session placeholder is used for a respective conversation of related messages. The message collection user interface is displayed including... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20060286971 - Automatic storage of contact information on a cellular phone: Client-side and server-side methods and systems for the automatic storage of contact information on a cellular phone are disclosed. Contact information is received from a directory assistance service, and stored in the memory of a cellular phone. The contact information may be placed in memory associated with a contact list... Agent: John W. Maly, Esq.
20060286969 - Personal authentication system, apparatus and method: A remote authentication system for authenticating remotely located users of authenticable communication devices, comprises a device authenticator for obtaining an authenticated device identity, a user authenticator for obtaining a personal biometric measure from voice transmitted from the communication device by the user, and a database of biometric measures and device... Agent: Martin Moynihan Prtsi
20060286972 - System and method for wearable electronics: A system for wearable electronics devices configured to intercommunicate through wireless communication and, optionally, to communicate with other electronic devices such as cellular telephones, computers, computer networks, etc. is described. In one embodiment, a communication module receives information from one or more devices and provides audio and, optionally, stimulatory information... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20060286970 - Telephone apparatus for displaying local time of the other end of communication method therefor, and program: A telephone stores information indicating a region in which a callee is currently situated in a region code column (112) of a personal information table (110), calculates the local time of the region indicated by the region information, and displays the calculated local time, thus enabling the local time of... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP
20060286973 - Collect callback: In an implementation of collect callback, a call-in service establishes a communication link with a call source, and initiates a collect callback option for the call source. A telecommunications switch can receive callback data from the call-in service and utilize the callback data to establish a collect call via a... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20060286974 - Adaptive sectorization in cellular systems: Apparatuses and methodologies are described that enhance performance in a wireless communication system using beamforming transmissions. According to one aspect, a set of transmit beams are defined that simultaneously provides for space division multiplexing, multiple-input multiple output (MIMO transmission and opportunistic beamforming. The addition of a wide beam guarantees a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060286975 - Wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication apparatus includes wireless communicating unit that carries out a wireless communication with a telephone base unit to be connected to a communication line and carries out the wireless communication with a telephone remote unit that performs the wireless communication with the telephone base unit, communicating unit connected... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20060286976 - System and method for assigning a network address: A method relates to a network identification that uniquely identifies a communication device. The method includes determining a network address corresponding to the network identification. Another step is determining which device manager, of multiple device managers, is assigned the network address. Information and the network address is transmitted to the... Agent: Joseph M. Sauer, Esq.
20060286978 - Method and system for cellular network traffic redirection: A method and system for countering anti-traffic redirection of a roaming mobile station is provided. Observing registration messages exchanged between the visiting network and the home network, the disclosed invention detects if the visiting network has deployed an anti-traffic-redirection mechanism as aimed at fooling the home network into permitting connection... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20060286977 - System selection and acquisition for wwan and wlan systems: A preferred roaming list (PRL) carries system and acquisition records for wireless wide area network (WWAN) systems and wireless local area network (WLAN) systems. New system and acquisition records may be defined for WLAN. The PRL and system and acquisition records may be defined to be backward compatible with TIA-683-C.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060286982 - Method and apparatus for adaptive registration and paging area determination: Accordingly, a method adaptive registration is disclosed, wherein the access terminal adjusts the registration area based on mode and its location. Accordingly, the network also adjusts its paging area. Generally, the access terminal will transition from small registration area to large registration area based on its mobility.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060286979 - Method for checking a radio module into a cellular radio network: A method for logging a radio module into a cellular radio network, where the radio module automatically logs into the radio network when it is turned on by virtue of it transmitting a login message to the radio network, the radio network storing login data for the radio module and... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLC
20060286980 - Methods and systems for managing multiple registration and incoming call routing for mobile user equipment in wireless/ims networks: Systems and methods are presented for registering and routing incoming calls to a dual mode user equipment operable in a plurality of mobile communications networks. A latest registered network indicator is maintained and updated to indicate the network with which the user equipment has most recently registered, such as cellular... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20060286981 - Unlicensed mobile access support in mobile networks of the third generation: A method and system provides support of unlicensed mobile access to a core network. A mobile terminal and a network controller also provides for unlicensed mobile access which are configured therefor.... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20060286983 - Code-division-multiple-access mobile communication system accommodating increased number of mobile stations: A system for mobile communication based on code division multiple access includes base stations, each of which communicates with mobile stations by using a plurality of radio frequencies covering respective cells, the respective cells including a first cell covered by a first radio frequency and a second cell covered by... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20060286985 - Method, system and device for improving performance during cell change: The invention discloses a communication system, method and devices for controlling transmission of packets to a user equipment during cell change. The communication system is configured so that data to be transmitted to the user equipment are first transmitted, e.g. from a network controller, to a serving cell and then... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20060286984 - Multi-mode handset services: Delivery of dual-mode GSM/WiFi voice and data services to a consumer with support for transparent network registrations and handovers between GSM and WiFi networks. Aspects include transparently and wirelessly automating call redirection procedures of calls and data (e.g., SMS messages) to legacy telephone devices, to GSM handsets via broadband, and... Agent: Himanshu S. Amin Amin & Turocy, LLP
20060286986 - System for managing frequency resources in multiple radio access networks and method thereof: Disclosed is a system and method for managing frequency resources, that is, a system and method for dynamically allocating and managing frequency resources in multiple radio access networks (RAN). In multiple radio access networks, the system and method manages frequency resources in consideration of the priorities of radio access networks... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060286987 - Method for determining mobile communication terminal user's point of interest and apparatus for providing geographic information using the method: A method for determining a mobile communication terminal user's points of interest, in which geographic information of an area where the mobile communication terminal user stays longer than a threshold time, and an apparatus for providing the geographic information using the method. The method includes providing identification information received from... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20060286988 - Method for providing data to a mobile terminal which is moving: The invention relates to a method by which a wireless communication 1 system provides a service, e.g. video streaming, for a mobile terminal 2 on a push & store basis. Conventional push & store services have the shortcoming that a moving mobile terminal may have a short transit time within... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060286989 - Geographical and calendar based advertising system and method: An advertising system and method for displaying an advertisement on the display of a mobile device on the basis of geographical and/or calendar characteristics of the mobile display. The mobile device is connected to a memory over a communications network, the memory for storing the advertisement and a predetermined geographical... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20060286990 - Message validity determining method to determine whether an information equipment is indeed connected to a wireless network: A message validity determining method is applied to a wireless network for allowing a user to know whether a connection-established message emitted by a wireless base station are correct after the user has input an encryption parameter in an information equipment and the information equipment has been connected to the... Agent: Edwards & Angell, LLP
20060286991 - Method and computer-readable medium for controlling operations of a dual-dialer state machine: A method and computer-readable medium for a dual dialer state machine are provided. The state machine allows a Radio Interface Layer (RIL) to make decisions on whether to allow calls to be initiated or terminated depending upon the type of call (interconnect or dispatch). The RIL uses the state machine... Agent: Sprint Nextel Corporation
20060286992 - Method for allocating resources in a wireless communication system: The present invention provides a method for allocating resources in a wireless communication system. The method may include selecting at least one resource control bit that is not to be transmitted. The at least one resource control bit is selected based on at least one priority associated with the at... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20060286993 - Throttling server communications in a communication network: An apparatus and method for throttling server communications in a communication network. Firstly, priorities are defined by a watcher for particular status events. These priorities are then mapped to a list of status events in an event filter. In response to a change of status event of a presentity, the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20060286994 - Method and apparatus for signaling maximum ue transmitter power information to base station for scheduling of uplink packet transmission in a mobile communication system: A method and apparatus are provided for signaling a maximum UE transmitter power to a Node B for use in scheduling of uplink packet transmission in a mobile communication system. The Node B receives uplink channel status information from a UE and a maximum UE transmitter power from an RNC.... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20060286996 - Serving base station selection in a wireless communication system: Techniques for selecting a reverse link (RL) serving base station for a terminal are described. The terminal sends a transmission on the reverse link to multiple base stations in a wireless communication system. The transmission may be for signaling sent on a control channel. The terminal receives feedback (e.g., power... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060286995 - Slow uplink power control: Embodiments of the invention provide embodiments of the invention provide and method, network entity and user equipment for slow uplink power control of user equipment in a wireless communication system by responding to a long term control metric that is derived from an uplink channel metric over a plurality of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20060286997 - Mobile communication system and communication method for mobile communication system: A mobile communication system performing communication between a plurality of base stations and a mobile station is provided. A user data signal is transmitted with the transmission power controlled from one base station selected among the plurality of base stations. Control data signals are transmitted from the plurality of base... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20060287000 - Mobile phone with automatic recording function: A mobile phone handset with built-in automatic voice recorder. The voice recorder is a digital voice recording device using a solid state nonvolatile memory as a storage medium. The voice recorder is controlled by a controller for activating and stopping voice recording. The controller automatically activates the voice recorder for... Agent: Hdsl
20060286998 - Portable telephone using bone conduction device: A portable telephone using a bone conduction speaker, enabling production of high output without any increase in thickness of a housing of a telephone body and having no problem in use in a noisy environment. In the telephone: a bone conduction speaker (1) is used as a speaker; a concave... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20060286999 - Wireless communication terminal with external mike sensing function and method thereof: Provided are a wireless communication terminal having an external mike sensing function and its method that determine an operation state of a wireless communication terminal's own mike by sensing an operation of an external mike depending on whether or not a mike signal sensing is issued from the external mike.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20060287001 - Wireless application installation, configuration and management tool: Wireless configuration tools for communicating with and configuring wireless device systems. An illustrative tool makes use of a software defined radio (SDR) to communicate in multiple formats, modes, or frequencies, with multiple wireless device systems that may otherwise be incompatible. In some embodiments, the tool determines what type and how... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20060287002 - Mobile phone with voice recording function for fixed line telephone: A mobile phone with built-in voice recorder which can record conversation for a fixed line telephone. The voice recorder is a digital recording device. The voice recorder can record conversation of the mobile phone and externally input audio signal under control of a control unit. The mobile phone has a... Agent: Hdsl
20060287003 - Concomitant inband signaling for data communications over digital wireless telecommunications network: Systems and methods are described to use an inband signaling modem to communicate digital data over a voice channel of a wireless telecommunications network, while simultaneously maintaining the ability to support a voice conversation. An inband signaling modem receives digital data. A voice activity detector receives a digitized voice signal... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP
20060287004 - Sim card cash transactions: The present invention provides a mobile device such as a cellular phone or PDA that can store and transfer electronic currency, similar to a debit card. Specifically, the mobile device includes a transceiver for wireless near field communication (NFC) and a subscriber identity module (SIM), wherein the SIM maintains a... Agent: Carstens & Cahoon, LLP
20060287005 - Network support for lost call alerting: An apparatus in one example has: lost call alerting functionality in a communication network that later alerts a mobile terminal of calls which could not be delivered because the mobile terminal was located in an area of RF degradation when the delivery of the call was attempted; and a storage... Agent: Carmen B. Patti & Associates, LLC
20060287006 - Hands-free audio system for a wireless communication device: A hands-free audio system which comprises a mobile communication device case, a reel connected to said mobile communication device case, and a wire configured to be in electrical communication with a mobile communication device, wherein said wire is extendably wound about said reel.... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20060287007 - Power management systems and methods for a mobile device: Power management systems and methods are provided for a mobile device. A primary power management circuit may be configured to receive an input voltage and use the input voltage to supply power to the mobile device. A secondary power management circuit may be configured to select at least one or... Agent: Joseph M. Sauer Jones Day Reavis & Pogue
20060287008 - Remote sensor interface (rsi) having power conservative transceiver for transmitting and receiving wakeup signals: A device for receiving and transmitting wireless signals includes a transceiver capable of receiving a wireless signal; and a standards-based radio capable of activation thereof in response to a reception of a wireless signal by the transceiver. The transceiver includes a receiver capable of receiving a wireless signal transmitted to... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20060287009 - Systems and methods for dynamically controlling a tuner: Systems and methods for dynamically controlling a tuner are provided. In exemplary embodiments, the tuner receives control signals generated by digital signal processing hardware (DSPHW). These control signals control noise figure and linearity characteristic of components within the tuner by adjusting a current supply to those components, according to a... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20060287013 - Battery fastening apparatus and portable terminal using the same: Disclosed is a battery fastening apparatus and a portable terminal using the same. The apparatus includes a case 20 for defining an exterior, the case 20 having a battery seating portion 22 formed on a side so as to be exposed to a surface of the case 20, a battery... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20060287010 - Clamshell-type mobile terminal with a better access to input keys: A clamshell-type mobile terminal for a wireless communication system includes a lower casing and an upper casing. The lower casing includes a keypad with input keys. The upper casing includes a display. The lower casing and the upper casing are connected by a hinge mechanism connecting the lower casing and... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20060287011 - Handhold wireless device: The present invention relates to a handhold wireless device, comprising a main body and a hanging frame; wherein the two sides of the main body are each provided with a guiding trench having a first end and a second end and for allowing the hanging frame sliding between the two... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20060287012 - Mobile phone with an indicating function and method for operating the mobile phone to provide the indicating function: A mobile phone with an indicating function and method of operating the mobile phone to provide an indicating function is disclosed. The mobile phone includes a body, an external antenna, an indicating device and an indication enabling device, wherein the indicating device further includes a light emitting unit configured in... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20060287014 - Headset with radio communication function and communication recording system using time information: In a communication recording system using a headset with a radio communication function which transmits the first speech signal and receives the second speech signal by radio communications, the headset is provided with a time information acquisition unit for acquiring a time information indicating occurrence times of the first speech... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060287015 - Closed mode user interface for wireless communication devices: A method and apparatus for providing an improved user interface for a wireless communication device is described herein. The wireless communication device comprises a main body including a first user interface, and a movable cover including a second user interface. When the movable cover is closed relative to the main... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson
20060287017 - Mobile communication device capable of leaning: A mobile phone includes a main body consisting of front and rear side parts; a retention groove formed in the rear side part and having pivotal holes; and a prop kept within the retention groove in the rear side part. The prop has two positioning posts pivotally inserted into the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20060287016 - Modular beamforming apparatus, method and kit: The present invention relates to a beamforming apparatus for use in combination with a existing WLAN comprising: an antenna control unit; at least one antenna operatively connected to said antenna control unit; an RJ-45 jack operatively connected to said antenna control unit; a power supply operatively connected to said antenna... Agent: Christopher Alder12/14/2006 > 106 patent applications in 68 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20060281400 - Brodacast information receiving apparatus and broadcast information receiving and reproducing apparatus: A broadcast information receiving apparatus capable of selecting and storing useful information for users. A screening signal generating unit generates a screening signal indicating a code of a section including a destination set by a user through a user operation unit. A data screening unit compares a section code included... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20060281401 - Method and system to acquire customizable data in a satellite radio system: The present invention involves a media player and method for providing digital audio data in satellite digital audio radio (SDAR) format. The media player includes a satellite radio receiver, audio circuitry for reproducing sound from signals provided by the satellite radio receiver, and a computer interface circuit configured for accessing... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20060281402 - Radio receiving system and method for searching radio signals: A system for receiving radio signals and a method for searching radio signals. The system includes a satellite receiver, a look-up table, and a radio signal receiver. The satellite receiver receives satellite signals, and provides position information according thereto. The look up table stores a relationship between the position information... Agent: Quintero Law Office
20060281403 - Enhancing perceptions of the sensory content of audio and audio-visual media: The invention generally pertains to enhancing a sensory perception of media. More particularly, the invention pertains to creating a composition having at least one frequency in the ultrasonic or infrasonic range. By way of example, the composition is inaudible in its preferred embodiment, but audible components are contemplated. One aspect... Agent: Holme Roberts & Owen, LLP
20060281404 - Relay system and method for cellular communication: A relay method is disclosed in a cellular communication system including an access node for providing an access service using resources of a licensed band to a particular terminal among a plurality of terminals with a partial licensed band of the full frequency spectrum, and a relay station for relaying... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060281406 - Information processing system and information processing method: An information processing system includes: a first information processing apparatus disposed in correspondence with an entrance of a space including a plurality of areas; a plurality of second information processing apparatuses respectively disposed in correspondence with the plurality of areas; and a third information processing apparatus which manages points, the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20060281405 - Portable object having multi-level demodulation and being inductively coupled to a fixed station: The portable object (1) is provided with an antenna (3) inductively coupled to a fixed station of a remote transmission device that emits an alternating magnetic field whose amplitude is modulated on 2<SP>N</SP> levels by data, which are to be transmitted and are encoded in N bits. The portable object... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20060281409 - Device pairing via intermediary device: A first device may include and/or involve at least one contact sensor, and logic to facilitate pairing between a second device and a third device as a result of contact between the contact sensor and at least one of the second and third devices.... Agent: Fsp LLC
20060281408 - Frequency separation for multiple bluetooth devices residing on a single platform: A method for frequency separation for multiple Bluetooth communication devices on a single platform may comprise determining initial frequencies to be utilized by a plurality of Bluetooth communication devices residing on a single host device. A first portion of the determined initial frequencies may be assigned to a first of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20060281407 - Methods for controlling contact information and corresponding electronic devices and program products: An electronic communication device is disclosed that is arranged in connection with a caller party in order to communicate with a target party. The device includes a processor, communication modules for communicating with the said target party and a memory in which contact information concerning the said target party is... Agent: Harrington & Smith, LLP
20060281410 - Methods and apparatus to integrate image rejection into quadrature mixers: Methods and apparatus to integrate image rejection into quadrature mixers are disclosed. A disclosed image-rejection quadrature mixer comprises a quadrature mixer, and a cross-coupled differential pair of transistors to provide a complex filter response, wherein the mixer and the transistors are integrated on a common silicon substrate.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20060281412 - Method and apparatus for coverage and throughput enhancement in a wireless communication system: A multiple access wireless communications architecture provides selective, simultaneous communications with wireless devices located in different sections of a spatial area around a communications apparatus referred to as “sectors”. In one embodiment, channel allocation techniques for increasing one or more of throughput and coverage in a wireless communications environment. In... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20060281411 - Method of reducing imbalance in a quadrature frequency converter, method of measuring imbalance in such a converter, and apparatus for performing such method: A method is provided for reducing imbalance in a quadrature frequency converter. A test tone generator controlled by an alignment controller supplies a test signal to the input of the frequency converter. A starting point is selected in a solution space addressed by I and Q corrections. The starting point... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20060281413 - Establishing radio link control in wireless communication networks: A wireless communication terminal (300) including a radio transceiver (320), and a radio link control entity (310) that re-initiates a radio link control reset procedure when the transceiver receives a message containing an instruction to change an uplink or downlink protocol data unit size during an ongoing radio link control... Agent: Motorola Inc
20060281415 - Received signal quality display method and received signal quality display system: A base station receives a pilot signal and position information on each of a plurality of mobile stations from the each mobile station. An uplink pilot signal separating unit separates the pilot signal of the each mobile station. A received uplink signal quality calculating unit calculates received signal information on... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20060281414 - Shared control channel detection strategies: A detection strategy is selected for use in detecting a shared control channel that is transmitted on a physical channel in a communication system. This involves using a previously selected detection strategy to detect the shared control channel. The power of the detected shared control channel is measured. At least... Agent: Potomac Patent Group, PLLC
20060281416 - Data transmission error reduction via automatic data sampling timing adjustment: A data transmission error reduction circuit is formed including a delay circuit, a detection circuit and a control circuit. In one embodiment, the delay circuit includes n delay element and multiplexor pairs, selectively employable to apply an aggregate amount of time delay to a data signal. The detection circuit includes... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group
20060281417 - Transmission rate control method and mobile station: A transmission rate control method for controlling a transmission rate of uplink user data which is transmitted from a mobile station located in a predetermined cell to a radio base station, includes: notifying, from the radio base station to the mobile station, a transmission power offset of an Enhanced Dedicated... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20060281418 - Device and methods for high isolation and interference suppression switch-filter: Systems and methods are provided for a stacked die configuration of a high isolation switch and a rejection filter where transmit and receive signals are desired to have a high out-of-band rejection and a low loss band-pass region. In some aspects of the invention the high isolation switch is a... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20060281419 - Methods and apparatus of providing a radio frequency local oscillator signal for a transceiver: In the present technique of duplex local oscillator technique provided, a radio frequency local oscillator frequency and a duplex local oscillator frequency at a selected timeslot are assessed (516, 520) to provide a radio frequency local oscillator signal (518) and a duplex local oscillator signal (522), respectively. The duplex local... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20060281420 - Emergency mobile radio telephone with reduced key set: A mobile radio telephone or portable hot link communicator is described which provides a simple, efficient and effective means of communication to enable a child or elderly person to communicate with a known parent, relative or friend carrying a standard mobile telephone. The hot-link communicator is wrist worn or hangs... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP
20060281421 - Method and apparatus for generating feedback information for transmit power control in a multiple-input multiple-output wireless communication system: The present invention is related to a method and apparatus for generating feedback information for transmit power control in a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communication system. Both a transmitter and a receiver comprise multiple antennae for transmission and reception. The transmitter comprises a power allocation unit for controlling transmit power... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20060281422 - Method and system for transmit power control in a multiple-input multiple-output wireless communication system: The present invention is related to a method and system for transmit power control in a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communication system. Both a transmitter and a receiver comprise multiple antennae for transmission and reception. The transmitter comprises a power allocation unit for controlling transmit power based on a feedback... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20060281423 - Methods and apparatuses for adaptively controlling antenna parameters to enhance efficiency and maintain antenna size compactness: An antenna for a communications device having configurable elements controlled to modify an antenna impedance and/or an antenna resonant frequency to improve performance of the communications device. The antenna impedance is controlled to substantially match to an output impedance of a power amplifier that supplies the antenna with a signal... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P. A.
20060281424 - Ingress susceptibility on return path: An apparatus includes an RF input configured to receive RF signals from a communication network subscriber site. The apparatus includes a signal processor operably coupled to the RF input. The signal processor is operable to scan the RF signals for power levels at a plurality of frequencies and generate power... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20060281425 - Feed forward spur reduction in mixed signal system: A mixed-signal system is capable of reducing spurious signals in data signals by estimating the amplitude and phase of a spur cancellation signal. The mixed-signal system includes a processor connected to receive a converted test signal including one or more spurious signals. The converted test signal corresponds to an analog... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20060281426 - Architecture for a receiver front end: An architecture for a receiver front end utilizes a dual output low noise amplifier (102) driving separate, fixed preselectors (104, 106) coupled to a transformer (108) to generate a single ended output (113). A pair of blocks coupled in series provides a dual band output. Additional pairs of blocks (201,... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20060281427 - Frequency change arrangement and radio frequency tuner: A frequency changer arrangement is provided for a radio frequency tuner. The arrangement comprises a first quadrature frequency changer for converting a desired input channel to zero or near-zero intermediate frequency in-phase and quadrature signals. These signals are filtered by low pass filters, whose turnover frequencies may be varied so... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20060281428 - System and method for transmitting radio signals via cable television broadband networks: A system for transmitting radio signals via cable television broadband networks includes a wireless access device, an adapter device and a plurality of distributing devices. The wireless access device is disposed in one of spaces for receiving and transmitting radio signals. The adapter device has a first input side for... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20060281429 - Downconverter and upconverter: A downconverter and upconverter are provided which can obtain a satisfactory image rejection ratio in a low-Intermediate Frequency (IF) scheme while reducing power consumption, and can improve Error Vector Magnitude (EVM) in a zero-IF scheme. A complex-coefficient transversal filter rejects one side of a positive or negative frequency, and converts... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060281430 - Frequency converter capable of preventing level of intermediate frequency signal from lowering due to rise in temperature: There is provided a bias power supply for setting a collector bias current of a mixer transistor and a collector bias current of an oscillation transistor. When a control voltage is equal to or smaller than a first predetermined value, an output voltage of the bias power supply is set... Agent: Beyer Weaver & Thomas, LLP
20060281433 - Method and apparatus for demodulation: A demodulation method and apparatus are provided. An RF signal is down converted to generate a first in-phase signal and a first quadrature signal of a first frequency. Limiting amplification is performed on the first in-phase signal and the first quadrature signal to generate a second in-phase signal and a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20060281431 - Radio frequency tuner: A radio frequency tuner comprises one or more tracking filters ahead of at least one frequency changer. A controller has a filter alignment mode and a reception mode. Each filter has one or more resonant networks comprising an inductance and a switched capacitor network which is digitally controlled for selecting... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20060281432 - Radio frequency tuner: A radio frequency tuner includes a first quadrature frequency changer, I and Q filters which are electronically adjustable, and a second quadrature frequency changer. During alignment of the filters, an alignment controller connects a test tone generator to the input of the frequency converter and the generator supplies a sequence... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20060281434 - Electronic device, power source control method, rof system and its power supplying method and remote unit: Electronic devices to which power is supplied from a power supplying unit commonly connected with other electronic devices, each of the electronic devices comprising a switch unit having an input terminal, an output terminal and a control terminal to which a control signal to close between the input terminal and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20060281435 - Powering devices using rf energy harvesting: Disclosed is an apparatus for an application including a core device for the application. The apparatus includes a power (preferably RF energy) harvester connected to the core device to power the core device. Also disclosed is a method for an application. The method includes the steps of converting RF energy... Agent: Ansel M. Schwartz Attorney At Law
20060281436 - Method of performing actions related to handover by a mobile station that is in power saving mode in a wireless mobile communication system: A method of performing actions related to handover by a mobile station (MS) in a wireless mobile communication system is disclosed. More specifically, the MS receives information from a base station (BS), wherein the information includes at least one action for performing handover and at least one condition corresponding to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20060281437 - Systems and methods for supporting e911 emergency services in a data communications network: The present invention provides systems and methods for supporting enhanced 911 (E911) emergency services in data communications networks that includes Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephones, by facilitating the identification of the geographic location of a VoIP telephone. The invention generally provides GPS-based geographic location information to the E911 emergency... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20060281438 - Method and system for blocking incoming calls to mobile subscriber devices: A method includes setting an account value of an account to a first amount, wherein the first amount is associated with a specified level of authorized usage of a phone associated with the account. The method further includes blocking an incoming call intended for the phone when the account value... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP
20060281439 - Network support for credit card charge notification: An apparatus in one example has: a network service provider; a mobile terminal operatively coupled to the network service provider; a credit card company system operatively coupled to the network service provider; and the network service provider structured such that, when the credit card company system notifies the network service... Agent: Carmen B. Patti & Associates, LLC
20060281440 - Test enabled application execution: Systems and methods consistent with the present invention provides safe and secure application distribution and execution and controls the risk of providing a test environment associated with the testing of applications. Test enabled permissions are created and distributed to selected application test entities. A management function is used to aid... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060281441 - Authentication systems, wireless communication terminals, and wireless base stations: This invention provides enhanced safety for operation of a wireless communication terminal authentication system. This invention is an authentication system, which comprises a wireless communication terminal and a base station for establishing wireless communication with the wireless communication terminal. The wireless communication terminal comprises a terminal side receiver transmitter module... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20060281442 - Method for inclusive authentication and management of service provider, terminal and user identity module, and system and terminal device using the method: Disclosed are a method and a system for mutual inclusive authentication between a service provider, a terminal and a user identity module. The authentication system is configured in a structure that can interact with a public key infrastructure of the current network security environment and can be independently used in... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060281443 - Method and system for facilitating voice mailbox operations for a mobile phone that is capable of operating in both a cdma and gsm environment: A method and system is disclosed for facilitating voice mailbox operations for a mobile phone capable of operating in both a CDMA and a GSM environment. The system has at least first and second switching points and a global switching point in communication with a control point. Upon a first... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20060281444 - Dmb data receiving apparatus and method for improving dmb data receiving speed: Disclosed is a DMB data receiving apparatus and method for improving a DMB data receiving speed. According to the DMB data receiving apparatus and method, if there are predetermined MSC data, which have not been received or received with an error when receiving MSC data by a DMB reception terminal,... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20060281445 - Method and system for automatic call forwarding for dual-mode handsets: Disclosed is a method and system of a communication device of a cellular network. The method is for initialization of the communication device to effect call forwarding communication from the cellular network to a landline base station having an identification. The method includes that the communication device generates a prompt... Agent: Motorola Inc
20060281449 - Enhanced call register menu: A method and system for accessing additional information associated with a number in a call register and establishing a communications connection using the additional information. A number is selected in the call register. A function associated with an icon indicating that additional contact information is available is activated. An extended... Agent: Perman & Green
20060281447 - Method and apparatus for blocking id information associated with a sender of a short messaging service (sms) message: A component of the wireless network detects when a party who is sending an electronic message desires to have the sender's ID information blocked. If a determination is made that the sender's ID information is to be blocked, the network component removes the ID information from the communication and transmits... Agent: Gardner Groff Santos & Greenwald, P.C.
20060281446 - Method for downloading documents by using multimedia messaging of wireless communication device: The present invention is to provide a method for downloading documents by using multimedia messaging of a wireless communication device, which employs a personal computer to connect with Internet and to send and receive multimedia messages, wherein the multimedia messages to be sent and received are represented as downloaded documents... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20060281450 - Methods and apparatuses for safeguarding data: Methods and apparatuses for safeguarding data stored on a digital processing system (DPS) capable of communicating with a communications system are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment of the invention when a DPS establishes communication with a communication system, the identification of the DPS is verified and access is provided... Agent: Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP
20060281448 - Multiple keyboard context sensitivity for application usage: A method and improved mobile device for providing context sensitivity for application usage in a mobile device having multiple keyboards, the method comprising the steps of: receiving a keystroke at the mobile device; checking a state the mobile device is in; comparing the state the mobile device is in with... Agent: Moffat & Co
20060281451 - Method and system for handling connection setup in a network: Certain embodiments of a method and system for handling connection setup in a network may comprise a host that generates connection acceptance criteria and/or a services list that may be transferred to a network interface hardware device for determining whether a remote peer connection request may be accepted. The network... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20060281453 - Orientation-sensitive signal output: The selection and output of a signal, such as an alphanumeric character, is provided depending upon the orientation of a device, such as a mobile telephone. In particular, a neutral position of a device is determined in relation to at least a first axis, the device including at least a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20060281452 - Performing diagnostics in a wireless system: In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus for permitting diagnostic testing of a wireless device. The apparatus may include a first switch to route diagnostic information or acoustic information received from a processor of the device, a codec coupled to the first switch to code the routed diagnostic... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC
20060281455 - Base apparatus, wireless communication channel changeover method, and wireless communication channel changeover program: A base apparatus for wireless LAN, includes: two or more wireless units having; communication means for communicating with a terminal through wireless channel, channel selection means, detection means for detecting noise level of received signal, determination means for determining received signal is wireless LAN signal of another; unit setting means... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060281454 - Wireless communication system: A wireless communication system includes a first device having a communications control circuit configured to initiate transmission of a wireless communication signal, and a second device including a communication interface circuit and a number of other circuits. The communication interface circuit may be responsive to the wireless communication signal to... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20060281456 - Apparatus and method for implementing system information acquisition in universal mobile telecommunications system user equipment: In a mobile telecommunications system comprising a network of a plurality of cells and at least one user equipment device, the method comprises, in the user equipment device, when the user equipment has system information stored in the user equipment device, which system information has an associated expiration time limit,... Agent: Docket Clerk
20060281457 - Authentication of mobile stations: A method and system for authenticating a mobile station, such as a dual mode cellular telephone, for access to a wireless local area network is disclosed. The mobile station can be authenticated by registering, and thus pre-authenticating, it with the wireless area network. Registration can comprise providing identifying information regarding... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20060281458 - Private routing control numbers: A method and apparatus for permitting different treatment of calls from different callers. Favored callers who receive preferred treatment, the preferred treatment including the ability to complete calls, are provided with a private number. If the callers use the private number, they are subject to an incoming class of service... Agent: W. Ulrich
20060281461 - Method for handoff in mobile communication system: Disclosed is a handoff method connected with resource allocation in order to prevent QoS degradation, which may occur during or before/after a handoff on account of channel state change resulting from the mobility of a radio communication apparatus. To this end, a serving base station currently-connected to the radio communication... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060281462 - Method for performing handover in a mobile communication system: Disclosed is a method for determining handover of a mobile station by a mobile station in a mobile communication system. The method includes measuring a downlink reference signal intensity of a serving base station; determining to perform scanning for measurement of reference signal intensities of the serving base station and... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060281460 - Method for sending downstream traffic from a switching center: For improving data flow during a handover it is proposed to send downstream traffic (6a,b,c,d) from a switching center (2) over at least two paths over base stations (3a, 3b) to a mobile terminal (4) by checking for a change of the base station (3a, 3b) serving the mobile terminal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060281459 - Utilizing a same target cell during circuit-switched and packet switched handover: In case of both circuit-switched and a packet-switched connection handover from a source (200) to a target (510) radio access network or base station subsystem a new target ID indication message (415.1; 415.2) is sent to a core network node (422) either from a core network element (215) or from... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20060281464 - Method for transmitting uplink data during handoff: Disclosed is a method for transmitting an uplink data during handoff. A method for transmitting uplink data in a soft handoff system, in which a mobile station is simultaneously connected with at least two base transceiver systems under a control of a base station controller, includes selecting one of the... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20060281463 - Method for triggering handover of mobile terminal and system thereof: A method for triggering a communication event of a mobile terminal is provided. The method includes transmitting a message from the mobile terminal to a radio network controller (RNC) to request a specific event be performed; and re-transmitting the message from the mobile terminal to the RNC based on a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20060281465 - Apparatus and method for establishing an active set of carriers for a receiver: A method and apparatus for establishing an active set of carriers from a plurality of available carriers for a wireless receiver. The active set of carriers can be determined from the plurality of available carriers for the wireless receiver. An indication of which carriers are in the active set can... Agent: Motorola Inc
20060281467 - Method and apparatus for allocating a channel to a wireless interface: An apparatus and a method for allocating a channel capable of minimizing interference between channels in a node on an Ad-hoc network using a plurality of wireless interfaces for communication are provided. The apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives information on channel allocation from neighboring nodes, a channel search... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20060281466 - Method and apparatus for hashing over multiple frequency bands in a communication system: Method and apparatus for hashing mobile stations to frequencies in a communication system. The method uses two-level hashing to assign a mobile station first to frequency band and then to a specific frequency within the frequency band. Embodiments allow for weights to be assigned to frequencies and mobiles hashed to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060281468 - Providing wireless information transportation using dual frequencies: Wireless information transportation may be provided. An unlicensed radio frequency may be used to transmit information from a first point to a second point. Then, the unlicensed radio frequency may be determined to no longer provide a sufficient service level. Next, a license to operate in a licensed radio frequency... Agent: Merchant & Gould P.C.
20060281469 - Employee tracking system with verification: A method and system for verifying that an employee and a client are present at a single location. A telephonic communications channel is established between the single location and a location verification system provider. Data is received at the system provider, from the employee over the telephonic communication channel. Data... Agent: George H. Gerstman Seyfarth Shaw LLP
20060281473 - Method and apparatus for detecting and locating intrusion in a wireless network: Method and apparatus for locating an intruding radio frequency signal in a wireless network. Relative distance measurements are computed between pairs of receivers from a plurality of receivers to the source of the intruding signal based on received signal strength. Loci of possible locations are plotted, points of intersection are... Agent: Air Force Research Laboratory Ifoj
20060281471 - Method and system for communicating using position information: A method for communicating using position information includes communicating on a first communication network at a first location using one or more first communication parameters of the first communication network and, upon moving from the first location to a second location, receiving position information identifying the second location. The method... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20060281470 - Method for estimating the location of a wireless device in a communication network: A method for estimating the location of a blindfolded node (235) in a wireless network having reference nodes (225, 230) is provided. The reference nodes (225, 230) are combined into pairs (301) and each pair is checked to determine if the reference nodes are within each other's communication rage (304).... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20060281472 - Personal cellular zone with signal resolution: A method and apparatus for providing a cellular zone is disclosed. A communication link connects a cellular base station and a wireless access point. A typical communication link can be a wire-based communication network, such as the Internet, using IP telephony protocol. The wireless access point communicates with a cell... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan, Mossman & Sriram, PC
20060281474 - Enhanced messaging services: In 3GPP architected networks, IMS application servers offer the possibility of deploying feature-rich services to users. To enable legacy messaging services, such as SMS, to take advantage of the possibilities offered, the conventional message handling scheme is modified such that the SMS, or other message, is delivered to an application... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20060281475 - Method for a remote listen-in operation activated by a short message: A method for a remote listen-in operation using short messages includes sending a short message to a mobile phone, the short message including a remote listen-in command and a phone number. When the mobile phone receives and parses the short message, the mobile phone automatically dials the phone number to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20060281476 - Methods and apparatus for performing timing synchronization with base stations: A wireless terminal using OFDM signaling supporting both terrestrial and satellite base station connectivity operates using conventional access probe signaling in a first mode of operation to establish a timing synchronized wireless link with a terrestrial base station. In a second mode of operation, used to establish a timing synchronized... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20060281477 - Dynamic detection and configuration of networked audio/video components: One or more controllers use a first highly directional wireless communication system (first WCS) to communicate with one or more renderers to select one or more of the renderers for rendering content; The controller also communicates with one or more content servers over a convenient link to set up communications... Agent: Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP
20060281478 - Method, apparatus and computer program product to optimize information provision in mbms neighboring cell information (mnci) message: A method includes distributing an information related to a neighboring cell over a plurality of message instances each comprising a change mark value referring to the information, and transmitting the plurality of message instances.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, LLP
20060281479 - Non-agile channelization method for multichannel mac: A non-agile channelization method for multichannel medium access control (MAC) is provided, in which an available channel is categorized as an agile or non-agile channel, an operation mode of the channel categorized as the non-agile channel is selected, and multichannel switching is performed according to the selected operation mode. The... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20060281481 - Communication control server, communication terminal and communication control method: Time required before PoC communication starts, in the case where a communication channel on the destination side has not been established, is shortened, and convenience of users is enhanced. A request for establishing a communication channel used for PoC communication is sent from a terminal TA. Immediately after receiving this... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20060281480 - Method and apparatus for rapid secure session establishment on half-duplex ad-hoc group voice cellular network channels: An apparatus (213) and corresponding methods (FIG. 7) to facilitate maintaining crypto synchronization while processing communication signals in a communication unit includes a vocoder (215) configured to convert input audio band signals to vocoder output frames; a crypto processor (217) configured to encrypt the vocoder output frames to provide encrypted... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20060281482 - Poc server, poc terminal, floor control method, and poc terminal control method: A floor can be fairly acquired in a PoC communication. In the PoC server which controls a floor in a PoC communication, a floor is put in an idle state in a PoC communication after a session establishing process required in the PoC communication. The information about the floor idle... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20060281483 - System that adapts power for minimizing the total amount of transmitted power within a wireless communications network and related method: A system adapts power for minimizing the total amount of transmitted power in a wireless communications network. A transmit station transmits a communications signal requesting a response from receiving mobile stations. A plurality of the mobile stations receives the communications signal and each evaluates the signal reception, such as the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20060281484 - Mobile call routing based on detected wireless personal area network devices: A portable phone a portable phone is equipped with a personal area network (PAN) detection mechanism to detect all portable phones and electronic identifiers (e.g., key fobs) in its PAN. A buddy list is included in the portable phone. If an electronic identifier is detected, such as from a key... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC
20060281486 - Method and apparatus for receiving data and paging from multiple wireless communication systems: Techniques for operating two receivers to receive data and paging from two systems are described. A primary receiver is associated with better performance than a secondary receiver under poor RF conditions. The two receivers may be operated in either a hybrid mode in which the primary receiver is used to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20060281485 - Speech data receiver with detection of channel-coding rate: Disclosed is a system and method for channel decoding speech frames in a receiver capable of multiple (M) codec modes, wherein channel encoded speech frames include an inband bit portion and a speech portion. An inband bit decoder decodes the inband bit portion (700) of a received frame to obtain... Agent: Moore And Van Allen PLLC For Semc
20060281488 - Dual-band wireless lan rf transceiver: The present invention discloses a dual-band RF transceiver. The transceiver comprises a first module, used as the RF front-end of the dual-band transceiver and used for receiving and transmitting a first RF signal and a second RF signal; a second module, electrically connected to the first module, used as the... Agent: Michael D. Bednarek Shawpittman LLP
20060281487 - Increased data rate transmissions of a wireless communication: A method for receiving high data rate wireless communication transmissions begins by receiving a plurality of radio frequency (RF) signals in accordance with a wireless communication standardized data rate on a plurality of RF channels. The method continues by converting each of the plurality of RF signals into a plurality... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20060281489 - Electronic device with calendar function: The invention relates to an electronic device (1), particularly a mobile telephone, comprising a display module (2), an input module (3) and an information module (4, 5, 6). The device (1) can be operated in a plurality of information modes and an information mode can be activated as a function... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20060281490 - Systems and methods for using aliases to manage contact information in a mobile communication device: An alias can be used to access address book information across multiple communication applications. The alias can also be a screen name, for example, an instant messenger screen name. However, the alias can be used to access more than just instant messenger contact information; it can be used to access... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20060281492 - Method and apparatus for subscribers to use a proprietary wireless e-mail and personal information service within a public mobile network not otherwise configured to enable that use: Methods and systems are described herein enabling a local public mobile network that is not configured to offer a certain type proprietary wireless e-mail and personal information service (such as a Blackberry service) to one of its subscribers that otherwise subscribes to such a proprietary service via non-local public network.... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20060281491 - Wireless remote control device: A wireless remote control device includes a housing, a power connector, a rechargeable battery, a charging circuit, a button device and a wireless remote control main circuit. The housing has a size smaller than a PC-card slot of the personal computer to be inserted into the PC-card slot. The power... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group
20060281493 - Wireless communications system: A communication network comprises at least a first region serviced by a base station, and further comprises a plurality of bridging stations deployed around the base station so defining a circumference about said base station. Each bridging station comprises one or more directional antennas operable to generate a coverage area... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20060281494 - Downlink beamforming for broadband wireless networks: Spatial Division Multiple Access (SDMA) offers multiplicative spectral efficiency gains in wireless networks. An adaptive SDMA beamforming technique is capable of increasing the traffic throughput of a sector, as compared to a conventional tri-cellular arrangement, by between 4 and 7 times, depending on the environment. This system uses an averaged... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20060281495 - Device and method for sending and receiving voice call contents: A mobile communications terminal, and particularly, a device for sending and receiving voice call contents capable of sending and storing the voice call contents, and a method thereof, wherein the device for sending and receiving voice call contents comprises a first mobile communications terminal for converting voice call contents into... Agent: Jonathan Y. Kang, Esq. Lee, Hong , Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20060281498 - Apparatus and method for data processing in a mobile communication terminal: A method and apparatus for data processing in a mobile communication terminal are provided whereby inconvenience when accessing and executing a corresponding function is reduced. A display unit providing a standby screen divided into a number input area and a contents input area and a memory for storing input data... Agent: Jonathan Y. Kang, Esq. Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka, P.C.
20060281497 - Color variation display method of mobile phone: The present invention is to provide a color variation display method of mobile phone having a thermo sensor and a thermo module therein, wherein the thermo sensor is used to detect environment temperature outside the mobile phone, and the thermo module is used to analyze and compare the detected environment... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20060281496 - Method for a random-based decision-making process: The method is for a random-based decision making process. A communication device is activated and a menu is displayed. In a selecting step a random generating item is selected from the menu. The variables are then defined and the variables may be provided with different weighing factors. A random generator... Agent: Fasth Law Offices (rolf Fasth)
20060281499 - System and method for using a label to reduce the power consumption of a light source: The power consumed by a light source associated with a device can be reduced by selectively influencing the activation and deactivation of the light source. A label associated with a unit of content that is “playable” on the device can selectively influence the activation and deactivation of the device. By... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20060281501 - Battery cover latching assembly for portable electronic device: A battery cover latching assembly (50) for a portable electronic device (100) includes a housing (20), a first cover (10) configured for attaching to a first side of the housing, and a second cover (30) configured for attaching to a second side of the housing. The battery cover latching assembly... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20060281500 - Mobile telecommunication apparatus having antenna assembly compatible with different communication protocols: A mobile phone includes an antenna assembly having first, second, third and fourth antenna metal strips. The first, second, third and fourth antenna metal strips are respectively compatible to the digital phone system, GSM (Global Sim Mobile), GPS (Global Positioning System), WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network).... Agent: Bruce H. Troxell
20060281502 - Headset structure with built-in audio source: A headset having a built-in audio source and cable management mechanism is disclosed herein. The headset is composed of two loop-style earpieces and a cable connecting the two earpieces. One earpiece has a built-in audio source such as a MP3 player, an AM/FM receiver, and the like. The cable is... Agent: Leong C Lei
20060281503 - Systems and methods for indicating presence for an online service with a mobile telecommunications device: A mobile telecommunications device configured for use with an online service provider is disclosed that includes a processor and memory in electronic communication with the processor. Instructions are stored in the memory. The instructions are executable to implement a method for setting a presence based on a flip state of... Agent: Madson & Austin
20060281504 - Carrying case for a cell phone wire reel combination: A cell phone wire reel combination is carried either on a waistline of a user or substantially anywhere in a moving vehicle. The wire reel has a wire therein that may be unwound to place an ear plug microphone combination into an ear of a user. The wire reel is... Agent: Eliana M. Pint
20060281505 - Antenna flip assembly: An assembly (200) includes a base assembly (202), a first flip assembly (206) hingeably coupled to the base assembly, a second flip assembly (210) hingeably coupled to the first flip assembly, an antenna (102) carried by the second flip assembly, and a communication device (104) coupled to the antenna.... Agent: Motorola, Inc.12/07/2006 > 116 patent applications in 69 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20060276124 - Reproduction device, reproduction method, and program: The broadcast signal receiving means 2 receives the broadcast signal of the broadcast station 32a. While the broadcast signal reproduction means 3 reproduces the broadcast signal, the request information transmission means 4 transmits the request information for requesting the associated information of the broadcast station 32b which is different from...
20060276125 - Method and system to increase available bandwidth in a time division multiplexing system: The present invention involves a method for transmitting data within a specified band of allocated spectrum in a satellite digital transmission system. First a data stream is encoded according to a first encoding scheme, then a second data stream is generated according to a second encoding scheme. The second encoding...
20060276126 - Method and apparatus for controlling image data in a wireless terminal with normal video communication mode and image mute mode: A method and apparatus for controlling video data in a wireless terminal having a normal video communication mode and a video mute mode is provided. The wireless terminal can be switched to the video mute mode if a user selects the video mute mode during normal video communication mode, thereby...
20060276128 - System and method for implementing a constellation of non-geostationary satellites that does not interfere with the geostationary satellite ring: Provided is an improved system and method for implementing a constellation of satellites in inclined elliptical orbits. The satellites are operated during the portion of their orbits near apogee to emulate the characteristics of geostationary satellites. The orbits are configured to form a number of closely spaced repeating ground tracks...
20060276127 - System for managing call handoffs between an aircraft and multiple cell sites: The handoff management system maximizes the communications capacity available from terrestrial air-to-ground cellular networks, while also integrating communications capabilities from satellite air-to-ground cellular networks and terrestrial cellular communications networks. The communications capacity is maximized by dynamically allocating communications from the aircraft over multiple communications channels to multiple cells of the...
20060276129 - Intra-system and/or inter-system reuse of feeder link frequencies including interference suppression systems and methods: Methods of reducing interference in a satellite communications system may include receiving a plurality of feeder link signals and time aligning the plurality of feeder link signals to provide time aligned feeder link signals. At least two of the time aligned feeder link signals may be combined to provide reduced...
20060276132 - Antenna diversity switch of wireless dual-mode co-existence systems: The present invention discloses an antenna diversity switch, used for receiving and transmitting RF signals for dual-mode co-existence wireless communication system. The antenna diversity switch comprises a first transmitting port; a second transmitting port; a receiving port; a first control unit, electrically connected between the first transmitting port and a...
20060276133 - Bluetooth activation and peer discovery: A Bluetooth enabled device can include a transceiver that broadcasts and receives radio signals during a communication session and a processor with programmed instructions to modify a device name during connection setup for the communication session and to return the device name to a non-modified name at a time after...
20060276130 - Device, system and method of reduced power consumption multi-receiver: Briefly, some embodiments of the invention provide devices, systems and methods to conserve power consumed by multi-receivers. For example, a method in accordance with an embodiment of the invention may include setting an operational parameter of one or more receivers of a multi-receiver configuration based on a physical transfer rate...
20060276131 - Wifi interface to dialup modem: A device and method support dialup modem access over a wireless local area and/or personal area network such as, for example, an IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n and/or IEEE 802.15.3a network. A representative embodiment permits a user of a conventional Internet web browser application to access a dialup information provider via a...
20060276134 - Wireless communication method and apparatus for compensating for interference: A method and apparatus which determine the minimum transmission power level of an access point (AP) for reliably communicating with at least one wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) in a wireless communication system. The apparatus obtains the range of the AP and estimates the interference to the AP by executing a...
20060276135 - Antenna control method and system: An antenna control method and system is disclosed. First, output a transmission signal to an antenna apparatus to generate a main beam. The antenna apparatus has a number of antenna units arranged in a line. Next, adjust the direction of the main beam by changing phase of the transmission signal....
20060276139 - Lan-based uma network controller with aggregated transport: A method for managing UMA communications within a local area network and a network controller are disclosed. The method includes establishing a first connection between a first UMA device and a LAN-based UMA network controller (LAN-UNC) and establishing a second connection between a second UMA device and the LAN-UNC. The...
20060276137 - Lan-based uma network controller with local services support: A method for managing Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) communications within a local area network and a LAN-based UMA network controller are disclosed. The method includes monitoring packets received from a first UMA device connected to the local area network and detecting whether they represent a call between the first UMA...
20060276138 - Lan-based uma network controller with proxy connection: A method for managing UMA communications within a local area network and a network controller are disclosed. The method includes establishing a first connection to a first UMA device over the LAN and establishing a second connection to a UMA network controller (UNC) over an external network. The first UMA...
20060276136 - Method and system for optimizing decibel data conversion: A Method and System for Optimizing Decibel Data Conversion. This invention provides an ability to convert linear signals into decibel units via digital logic circuitry. The resultant system can present information to users in real-time. This is made possible by performing an approximation function that is simple enough to be...
20060276140 - System and method for determining mobile communication system carrier frequency propagation characteristics: The present invention relates to systems for determining mobile communications system carrier propagation characteristics. In an embodiment, a system includes a frequency scanner, signal strength measurement device, digital verification color code logic, a location determining unit, and a memory. The frequency scanner can output a carrier signal corresponding to a...
20060276141 - Method and apparatus for using a traffic channel for communications of control data in a wireless communication system: Various method and apparatus provides for a method and apparatus for a communication system to efficiently use the traffic channel resources for communications of control data. A controller receiving a transmission indicator of a control message for transmission from a base station to a mobile station over a traffic channel....
20060276142 - Radio equipment communicatable in two frequency bands and method for generating local oscillator signal in radio equipment: Radio equipment enabling radio communication with frequency conversion corresponding to signals of different frequency bands is disclosed. A local oscillator signal generator included in this radio equipment having a first signal generator, a second signal generator, and a frequency synthesizer generating a local oscillator signal. A first signal having first...
20060276143 - Digital radio system: Methods and apparatus for digital communications are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, chirp waveforms (10) are used to convey meanings of “one” and “zero.” The present invention includes a wireless network for conveying chirp waveforms (10)....
20060276144 - Modular electrical component system combining power line voltage and low voltage elements: An improved system and method of installing wireless network components, such as data transceivers, into residential and commercial buildings and other structures, by combining said wireless network components with standard power receptacles, switches, and similar devices. A module electrical device combines a low-voltage signaling or communications system device with a...
20060276145 - Method to minimize compatibility error in hierarchical modulation using variable phase: The present invention provides a method of hierarchically modulating first and second digital data streams in a broadcast system such as an SDAR system that is compatible with legacy receivers. The second digital data stream, but not the first, is provided with a non-binary pseudo-random encoding. A carrier is first...
20060276146 - Multi-band lookup table type predistorter: A lookup table type predistorter for reading out distortion compensation data by using a difference signal between a power amplifier input signal and an output signal as a reference signal; wherein N input side variable band signal extractors extract transmitting signals in N frequency bands from the input signal, N...
20060276147 - Power series type predistorter for multi-frequency bands operation: A power series type predistorter for multi-frequency bands includes a linear transmission path PL provided with a delay element 5 and distortion generating paths PD1 and PD2 for a plurality of frequency bands in parallel; wherein each of the distortion generating paths PD1 and PD2 for a plurality of frequency...
20060276148 - Method and apparatus for reducing standby power consumption of a handheld communication system: Method and apparatus for managing power consumption within a handheld multistandard communication system are disclosed and may comprise receiving a power setting signal from a control device within the handheld multistandard communication system. The power setting signal may indicate a desired power level setting. In accordance with the power setting...
20060276149 - Multi-band broadcast tuner: A system for receiving radio-frequency signals includes a first input path, a second input path, a selector, and a mixer. The first input path is capable of transmitting to the mixer a first input signal propagating in a first portion of the radio-frequency spectrum, while the second input path is...
20060276150 - Wireless broadcast receiving device for vehicle: A vehicle is provided with a navigation system that includes a traffic information receiver and a radio receiver. The traffic information receiver receives traffic information from one of multiple traffic information broadcasting stations having respective service regions. The radio receiver selectively receives (i) traffic information from one of the multiple...
20060276151 - Method and receiver for scanning broadcast channels: A method of scanning channels for a digital broadcasting receiver includes: presetting a starting frequency, a time interval, a first threshold, and a second threshold; scanning a channel from the starting frequency; reading a first gain value of an IF signal from a buffer when the receiver begins to scan...
20060276152 - Radio wave receiving system, imaging system and radio wave receiving method: The present disclosure relates to a radio wave receiving system. The system includes an antenna that is operable for receiving a received signal. The received signal contains information. The radio wave receiving system also includes a reference signal generator that is operable for generating a reference signal. In addition, a...
20060276153 - Dc cancellation in zero-if receivers: Improved DC cancellation in zero-IF receivers for eliminating the DC offset that otherwise would be caused by the AC voltage on a coupling capacitor at the time of switching from AC coupling to DC coupling. The coupling capacitor normally is connected first as a high pass filter to block any...
20060276154 - Unified dual-mode gsm/umts clock: A unified dual-mode global system for mobile communication (GSM)/universal mobile telecommunication systems (UMTS) clock and a transceiver employing the unified GSM/UMTS clock are disclosed. A reference clock generates a reference clock signal and a local oscillator (LO) generates a LO signal based on the reference clock signal. A frequency divider...
20060276155 - Signal transmission arrangement having a transformer and a receiver circuit: A signal transmission arrangement includes a transformer and a receiver circuit. The transformer has at least one primary winding and at least one secondary winding, each having first and second connections. The receiver circuit is connected to the secondary winding, and has an input and at least one output. The...
20060276156 - Filter coefficient generating device, filter, multipath simulator and filter coefficient generating method, program, and recording medium: A multipath simulation is simply carried out. There is provided an FIR filter 16 that receives a digital I signal (Q signal), and outputs a digital I′ signal (Q′ signal), a filter coefficient generating section 14 that generates a filter coefficient used in the FIR filter 16 based upon a...
20060276157 - Apparatus and methods for packaging antennas with integrated circuit chips for millimeter wave applications: Apparatus and methods are provided for integrally packaging semiconductor IC (integrated circuit) chips and antenna devices which are integrally constructed from package frame structures (e.g., lead frame, package carrier, package core, etc.), to thereby form compact integrated radio/wireless communications systems for millimeter wave applications....
20060276159 - Low noise amplifier with constant input impedance: A low noise amplifier includes an input transistor, an inductor, and a current sink. The input transistor includes a gate, a drain, and a source, wherein the gate of the input transistor is operably coupled to receive an input radio frequency (RF) signal. The inductor includes a first node and...
20060276158 - Radio frequency circuit for multi-mode operation: In a radio frequency circuit for multi-mode operation on which multiple transceivers complying with multiple communication systems are disposed, signal interference between circuits is reduced. The PA 222, and the output matching networks 223a and 223b of GSM system, which are circuits independent of the circuit operation of W-CDMA, are...
20060276161 - Remote sensor interface (rsi) stepped wake-up sequence: A transceiver includes a two-way communication component capable of powering down to conserve energy and capable of powering up in response to an electronic signal, the two-way communication component including a transmitter and a first receiver; and a second receiver that is configured to screen a radio frequency broadcast and...
20060276160 - Vehicle locating unit with improved power management method: A vehicle locating unit with improved power management. A receiver receives a signal from a network of communication sources. A signal strength monitoring subsystem determines which of the communication sources are transmitting the strongest signals. A power management subsystem is responsive to the signal strength monitoring subsystem and is configured...
20060276162 - Vehicle security system receiving acknowledgment of transmitted vehicle security message and related methods: A vehicle security system for cooperating with a communications network includes a plurality of communication nodes in which a given communication node may transmit an acknowledgment message to an adjacent wireless transceiver upon receipt of a message therefrom. The vehicle security system may include a wireless transceiver and a security...
20060276163 - Connection system base part and adapter part for connecting mobile radio terminals: The invention relates to a connection device (1) which is used to connect mobile radio terminals (51, 52, 53) to an electronic system (2) arranged in a vehicle, and a base part (3) and an adapter part for said type of connection system. The connection system (1) comprises a base...
20060276164 - Telecom equipment with memory: Embodiments of telecommunications equipment with a memory device are presented herein....
20060276165 - Dual mode communication system and method: A communication system including a first transceiver adapted to communicate with a first network; a second transceiver adapted to communicate with a second network; and an interface to a third network a switching network is included for routing signals between the first transceiver and the interface in a first mode...
20060276166 - Personal emergency communication system: A personal emergency communication system includes a user-carried portable communication unit having a single button, which when depressed by the user, wirelessly sends a call request signal to a base unit. The base unit initiates a telephone call through a dial-up network to an emergency response center and places an...
20060276167 - Method and apparatus for performing position determination with a short circuit call flow: For a call flow to perform position determination, a network (100) sends to a user equipment (UE) (120) an indication (e.g., a request for permission) to perform a position fix for the UE (120). The UE (120) responds by sending to the network an acknowledgment (e.g., a grant of permission)...
20060276168 - System and methods for providing updated mobile station location estimates to emergency services providers: A wireless communication system, including apparatuses and methods, for handling emergency calls from wireless communication devices to emergency services providers and for automatically providing updated location estimates for the wireless communication devices to during such emergency calls absent any request therefor. The updated location estimates are generally provided in response...
20060276171 - Billing system and method for micro-transactions: Billing a customer through an intermediary billing system for a transaction by receiving, at the intermediary billing system, a transaction request associated with a transaction amount and a customer identification code, validating, in the intermediary billing system, the transaction request by determining whether the customer identification code corresponds to a...
20060276170 - Method and system for traffic redirection for prepaid subscriber sessions in a wireless network: A method and system for redirecting communication traffic of a prepaid subscriber of a wireless network includes determining when the subscriber has exhausted or nearly exhausted his usage quota, identifying a recharging facility to which the subscriber should be redirected to recharge his account balance, and redirecting the subscriber communication...
20060276169 - Method for determining charges in real time for value-added services in a telecommunication network: A method for determining charges in real time for value-added services in a telecommunication network, having an intelligent network structure, in which a caller selects a value-added service by dialing an associated destination number. This destination number is intercepted in an intelligent network element of the telecommunication network and is...
20060276174 - Method and an apparatus for provisioning content data: An apparatus for provisioning content in an intuitive-associative manner comprising: a data receiver, for receiving data identifying a transmission source from a user, a matcher, associated with the data receiver, for matching at least one relevant item transmitted in the source at a time frame of the receiving with at...
20060276172 - Mobile apparatus with remote lock and control function: A mobile communication apparatus includes a remote lock and control function. More particularly, after theft or loss of the apparatus, it is possible to remotely lock the apparatus by sending a lock command, e.g. an SMS message. The apparatus may also be controlled to upload information enabling the user to...
20060276173 - Wireless communication network security method and system: A security method (100) in a radio access network can include monitoring (102) (by either a base station controller or a mobile radio) for one or more abnormalities among CPU utilization, memory storage, memory read-write, malicious incoming or outgoing messages, and virus file names, notifying (104) of a specific abnormality...
20060276176 - Authentication method for wireless distributed system: The present invention relates to an authentication method for wireless distribution system including at least one base station providing access service to mobile stations in a coverage of the base station. In the authentication method, an unregistered base station receives an authentication request from a mobile station, multicast an identity...
20060276175 - Method of tracking stolen mobile device connected to wireless or wired network: A method of tracking a lost mobile electronic device connected to a wireless or wired network is provided. The method includes: storing user identity information included in a user identity card inserted into the mobile device, a warning message, and information regarding a destination of the warning message; and when...
20060276177 - Wireless data service apparatus and method in broadcast mobile communication system: A system for broadcasting wireless data service in a mobile communication system includes sending a request call for a wireless data service from a mobile terminal to a mobile switching center, identifying whether the terminal is registered in the mobile switching center, transmitting authentication code information indicating that the terminal...
20060276178 - Wireless data service apparatus and method in broadcast mobile communication system: A system for broadcasting wireless data service in a mobile communication system includes sending a request call for a wireless data service from a mobile terminal to a mobile switching center, identifying whether the terminal is registered in the mobile switching center, transmitting authentication code information indicating that the terminal...
20060276181 - Method and apparatus for fast link setup in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for a communication system provide for fast link setup for a mobile station by transmitting a request message, transmitting an assignment message from the base station to the mobile station, and transmitting a notification message from the base station to a base station controller. The mobile...
20060276179 - Methods and systems for integrating communications services: Methods and systems providing access to integrated communications services are disclosed. A notification of a call to a user is received at a device associated with the user, the device being connected to a data network and including a base unit, a handset, and a user interface, wherein the device...
20060276180 - System and method for providing airtime overdraft protection: A system for providing airtime overdraft protection is provided. In an exemplary embodiment, the system monitors or checks airtime usage of a user and determines if the user has reached an airtime threshold value. If the airtime threshold value is reached, a notification is sent to the user. The user...
20060276182 - Method of handling call requests in a communication network: In an embodiment of the present invention, a call request is received from a calling party. A ring tone is selectively provided to the calling party based on at least one of a calling party identifier and a time parameter. In another embodiment of the present invention, a call request...
20060276183 - Reliable reception of broadcast/multicast content: Systems and methods for systems and methods for reliably broadcasting content to a plurality of users and facilitating distribution of portions of the broadcast content that either were not received by particular users, or were received with errors. In one embodiment, a wireless communication system is configured to broadcast content...
20060276184 - Method and system for in-vehicle messaging management: A method for managing an in-vehicle messaging service in a vehicle corresponding to a subscriber of the in-vehicle messaging service. The method involves a storage of an alert message notification pushed to the vehicle, wherein the alert message notification includes information representative of a presentation period of the alert message...
20060276186 - Electronic key apparatus for vehicle: An electronic key apparatus for vehicle includes a vehicle mounted device, and a portable device. When the vehicle mounted device communicates with the portable device and verifies an ID code for the portable device, the vehicle mounted device activates a control device mounted on the vehicle. The vehicle mounted device...
20060276185 - Wireless system for providing critical sensor alerts for equipment: A wireless system is provided which enables a remotely located equipment monitor to control the equipment in the event that more than one alert or alarm for the same fault condition, at the equipment have been ignored by the equipment operator. Control options include instructing the operator to shut equipment...
20060276187 - Communication terminal apparatus: A communication terminal apparatus that restricts the transmission of electric waves in a call-restricted area without adding redundant circuitry. Mobile telephone 100 identifies base stations 200 and 300 based on scrambling codes defined respectively for base stations 200 and 300 in advance. These scrambling codes are used as identification information...
20060276188 - Reporting cell measurement results in a cellular communication system: The present invention relates to reporting cell measurement results associated with a plurality of cells of a cellular communication system. The reporting is transmitted from a station via a radio interface to receiver element of a cell serving the station. The cells are arranged in a reporting order that is...
20060276190 - Method and apparatus for implementing a handoff between radio access networks deployed under different radio access technologies: A method and apparatus for implementing a handoff between radio access networks (RANs) deployed under different radio access technologies (RATs) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) is equipped with at least two radio units to support the RATs. Each RAN sends a list of co-located RANs in the coverage...
20060276192 - Seamless handoff across heterogeneous access networks using a handoff controller in a service control point: In a telecommunications network in which a mobile handset is capable of communicating in both an IP-domain and a non-IP domain, the handoff of an existing communications session between the mobile handset and a fixed user is facilitated by a handoff controller implemented in a service control point. The handoff...
20060276189 - Supporting inter-technology handover using ieee 802.16 handover procedures: A method for performing an inter-technology handover in a wireless communication system in which a mobile subscriber station (MSS) changes base stations (BS) begins by locating one or more target BSs that the MSS can handover to. The technology used by each target BS is identified, and the technology supported...
20060276191 - System and method for performing handover in a mobile communication system: Provided is a method for determining handover of a mobile station by a serving base station in a mobile communication system. The method includes receiving traffic quality information from the mobile station; determining whether the traffic quality information satisfies a preset setting condition; if the traffic quality information satisfies the...
20060276194 - Collect callback: In an implementation of collect callback, a call-in service establishes a communication link with a call source, and initiates a collect callback option for the call source. A telecommunications switch receives callback data from the call-in service and utilizes the callback data to establish a collect call via a second...
20060276193 - Service convergence across multiple communication domains: A computer-implemented method for communication includes assigning to at least first and second communication terminals (22) of a communication system (20) at least respective first and second private identities and a common public identity different from at least the first and second private identities. Registrations of the public identity and...
20060276196 - Method and system for wireless voice channel/data channel integration: A system and method for wireless communication is disclosed. In one embodiment of a method, a user of a wireless device initiates a communication session during which a wireless data session can be triggered from a voice session and a voice session can be triggered from a wireless data session....
20060276195 - Wireless high-speed data network planning tool: Tools and methods are provided to model and simulate the high-speed data channel and the traffic scheduling function, and tools and methods to simultaneously simulate the high-speed data channel and other voice and data services sharing the same radio carrier. The tools and methods estimate the quality of service and...
20060276197 - Method for allocating multi access channels at the time of call setup in a mobile communication system: There is provided a method for allocating multiple access channels at the time of call setup in a mobile communication system, wherein the method comprises the steps of: informing a mobile station that a modem of a base station is using one access channel; dividing a coverage area of the...
20060276198 - Determination of the positions of mobile communication terminals with the aid of navigation data of various origins: A telecommunications system comprises a terrestrial repeater (TR) telecommunication network, a satellite positioning network (CS) which delivers signals containing navigation data, and mobile communication terminals (UE) comprising reception and calculation means (DPS) which can determine the respective positions thereof from said signals, and the navigation data that they contain, in...
20060276202 - Method and apparatus for creating and using a base station almanac for position determination: A method and apparatus for creating and using a base station almanac for position determination is described. The base station almanac includes a number of records, where each record can describe a sector or a transmitter (e.g., a base station or a repeater) in a wireless communication network. Each record...
20060276203 - Method of transmitting cellular telephone location data: In cellular telephony mobile equipment location-based services data transmission an application carries out measures on Base Transceiver Stations or associated cells by detecting, storing and transmitting respective information to a remote Service Center by means of messages, and a processing system, applying calculation procedures and a Base Transceiver Stations geographic...
20060276200 - Mobile and wireless network architecture for law enforcement: An officer communication system and method for providing a peer-to-peer mobile and wireless network software architecture which allows mobile units or clients, administrators, and/or dispatchers to communicate information that is pertinent to law enforcement, or related services. Such information includes text, images and/or audio. For example, such information can be...
20060276199 - Vehicle tracker having selectable transceiver mute mode and associated methods: A vehicle tracking system for a vehicle may include a wireless transceiver that is switchable from a mute mode to an operational mode. The wireless transceiver when in the mute mode may receive signals from a communications network, but does not transmit signals to the communications network. The wireless transceiver...
20060276201 - Wireless location routing applications and archectiture therefor: A system for wirelessly locating mobile station/units (MS) and using resulting location determinations for providing a product or service is disclosed. The system is useful for routing an MS user to a plurality of desired locations, alerting an MS user to a nearby desired product or service based on satisfaction...
20060276204 - Management and dispatching of mobile service vehicles: A dispatch hub includes a hub processor and a communications device for communicating with a plurality of field assemblies, which typically are installed in mobile service vehicles. Each field assembly includes a wireless communication device for communicating with the dispatch hub, a geographic positioning device, an RFID reader for reading...
20060276205 - Wireless communication terminals and methods that display relative positions of other wireless communication terminals: In a method of displaying on a first wireless communication terminal a relative position of a second wireless communication terminal, wireless signals are received directly from the second terminal. Distances between the first and second wireless communication terminals are measured based on strength of the received wireless signals when the...
20060276206 - Information access system and active-type contactless information storage device: An information access system comprises a reader/writer for continually transmitting an ID request signal at a first frequency and being continuously ready to receive an RF signal at a second frequency, and an active contactless information storage device having a receiver for sensing a carrier of an RF signal at...
20060276210 - Adaptable communication techniques for electronic devices: Improved approaches for users of electronic devices to communicate with one another are disclosed. The electronic devices have audio and/or textual output capabilities. The improved approaches can enable users to communicate in different ways depending on device configuration, user preferences, prior history, etc. In one embodiment, the communication between users...
20060276209 - Location-independent packet routing and secure access in a short-range wireless networking environment: The present invention provides methods, systems, and computer program instructions for providing location-independent packet routing and secure access in a wireless networking environment (such as that encountered within a building), enabling client devices to travel seamlessly within the environment. Each client device uses a constant address. An address translation process...
20060276208 - Rule based processing of sms messages: A method and system for receiving, processing and distributing SMS and MMS messages, which consists of a message processor and virtual or desktop clients. The message processor comprises of a rule processing agent that intelligently analyses incoming messages using a set of predetermined logic rules and directs the dispatching agent...
20060276207 - System and method for reducing short message service delay: A method of messaging in a wireless cellular system comprising predicting a location of the mobile station (122, 124), wherein the location corresponds to a first sector within the wireless cellular system; sending a first message to the mobile station via the first sector within the wireless cellular system; and...
20060276211 - Radio communication system: Bluetooth radio communication systems (1,2) are made more dynamic by providing master units (3) with processor systems (32) having user interface applications (81), profile applications (83,84) and manager applications (82) for providing interfaces to the user interface applications (81), for managing the profile applications (83,84) and for searching for and...
20060276212 - Cqi and rank prediction for list sphere decoding and ml mimo receivers: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate integrating a list-sphere decoding design in a multiple input-multiple output (MIMO) wireless communication environment. According to various aspects, optimal rank selection and CQI computation for an optimal rank can be performed in conjunction with a non-linear receiver, such as a maximum likelihood (ML)...
20060276213 - Method for managing communication sessions: A method for managing communication sessions in a packet-oriented communication system, consisting of a central control unit and a plurality of mobile stations, which can be interconnected via the central control unit. To achieve this, a communication session is established between mobile stations that are assigned to a first communication...
20060276214 - Method and apparatus for serially establishing a group call session: Various embodiments are described for establishing a group call session serially. After receiving a serial group call request from a remote unit (101), fixed network equipment (FNE) (201) selects a first subset of members (260) from the targeted group (250) of units and signals those members to join the group...
20060276216 - Apparatus and methods for information handling system with dynamic output power: An information handling system includes at least one or more base stations. The base station(s) provide the information handling system with wireless communication capability. The base station(s) have the ability to vary their output power(s). The base station(s) set their output power(s) in response to a desired set of criteria,...
20060276215 - Method of allocating power over channels of a communication system: In one embodiment, the power for transmitting signals over at least one of a plurality of parallel channels is allocated based on a channel strength threshold and an estimated channel strength for the at least one channel. Here, the channel strength threshold is based on the estimated channel strengths for...
20060276217 - Throughput maximization using quantized rate control in multiple antenna communication: A feedback link between a receiver and a transmitter in a multiple antenna communication system is used to control the transmission rate and thereby improve system throughput performance....
20060276220 - Cell phone case with magnifier and method: A case for a cell phone that includes first and second opposite portions defining a receiving area therebetween adapted to receive at least a portion of a cell phone. A first magnifying member is disposed in one of the first and second portions. The first magnifying member is alignable with...
20060276219 - Handheld electronic device and keypad having tactile features: An improved handheld electronic device and keypad include tactile features that help a user to identify certain keys of the keypad. In the present exemplary embodiment, the keypad includes keys in a predetermined region that can be employed during a telephone operation. The keypad additionally includes other keys outside the...
20060276218 - Mobile communications device for text base messaging over a mobile communications network and a method of using the same: To enable hearing or speech impaired persons to transmit text over a mobile communications device, the invention provides for a mobile communication device with a text input means and an integrated cellular text modem (CTM) that has (i) a transmitter for converting input text data into CTM signals transmittable over...
20060276221 - Usage mode-based antenna selection: Embodiments of devices and methods employ usage mode based antenna selection. One disclosed method embodiment comprises determining a usage mode of a device, and selecting a subset of the available antennas in the device. The subset that is selected corresponds to the usage mode....
20060276222 - Wide bandwidth transceiver: The wide bandwidth transceiver includes a receiver section, a transmitter section, and a local oscillation module. The local oscillation module generates a first and a second local oscillation. The transmitter section converts an outbound baseband signal and/or a low intermediate frequency (IF) signal into a first outbound radio frequency (RF)...
20060276223 - Method and apparatus for adjusting reference oscillator frequency in a mobile wireless device: A method and apparatus for using a conventional oscillator in a cellular telephone transceiver as a source of a reference signal for a GPS receiver. In one embodiment, the method comprises using a voltage-controlled oscillator (“VCXO”) within a cellular telephone transceiver to generate a reference frequency signal for the GPS...
20060276225 - Electromechanical transformation device: An electromechanical transformation device has a magnetostrictive actuator and a driving device that drives the magnetostrictive actuator. The driving device drives the magnetostrictive actuator based on any one of the vibration signal and the audio signal or mixed signal of them....
20060276224 - Transmission and reception forwarding system: To provide a transmission and reception system which immediately forwards data received by a cellular phone to an information processing terminal. Data received by the cellular phone is forwarded to the information processing terminal by performing communication between the cellular phone and the information processing terminal through a prescribed interface....
20060276226 - Signaling gateway with multiple imsi with multiple msisdn (mimm) service in a single sim for multiple roaming partners: A method and apparatus for mobile communication in multiple mobile communications networks. Embodiments include installing a SIM that includes at least one IMSI and at least one MSISDN in a mobile communications device. The SIM is used to receive and place calls while the user is in the user's home...
20060276229 - Method and device for providing static beamforming: A method for providing a static beam forming in a wireless communication system using an antenna arrangement of a base station which shapes at least one fixed beams, whereby the antenna arrangement covers at least two cells, each cell being covered by at least two beams. The at least two...
20060276228 - Method and system for transmitter beamforming: A system and method are provided for improving the performance of a beamforming antenna array in a wireless communications system. By observing a predetermined times of channel spatial signatures, one or more test spatial signatures are generated based on statistical analysis of the observed spatial signatures for predicting channel characteristics....
20060276227 - Multi-antenna station with distributed antennas: A multi-antenna station with distributed antennas and capable of providing good performance for terminals distributed throughout the coverage area of the multi-antenna station is described. The multi-antenna station includes multiple antennas, a controller, and at least one transmitter unit. The multiple antennas are coupled to the multi-antenna station and include...
20060276231 - Communications device, system and method: A device, method, and system which allows for digital signals sent from a computer system to be interpreted as an analog signal to a radio communications device, and vise versa is disclosed. The system and method also allow for the integration of any audio source. Through this integration, users can...
20060276230 - System and method for wireless audio communication with a computer: A computer-readable medium, a method and a personal computer for enabling a portable communications device to access media content. In the computer-readable medium, media content is accessed using a personal computer, and information contained in the media content is extracted. A signal representative of the extracted information is generated and...
20060276232 - Cell phone for the young, elderly and disabled: A cellular telephone includes a processor with coupled memory, a message speaker, and a plurality of telephone numbers and a plurality of audible messages stored in memory. A plurality of buttons is provided, each button associated with one of the plurality of audible messages and one of the plurality of...
20060276234 - Character input method for adding visual effect to character when character is input and mobile station therefor: Disclosed is a apparatus and a method for displaying various character effects on a character input screen of a mobile station using a differentiated graphic element according to a key input signal. In the method a visual character theme set by a user is displayed in a character input mode,...
20060276233 - Character input method, character input device, and mobile communication terminal device: The application (33) requests a basic processing part (31) to execute character input processing, depending on the character input request from the user during display of a graphics window managed by an application (33). The execution environment part (32), which received the character input processing request, notifies the basic processing...
20060276235 - Hands-free device for a mobile telephone: A hands-free device for a mobile telephone which has a telephone transceiving unit for a mobile radio network and in addition a communication device for the wireless transmission of audio and data signals, with a housing (1) in which a communication device forming a wireless communication connection to the communication...
20060276236 - Cigarette lighter adapter device that interfaces with an external device via a port interface: A CLA device comprises a CLA plug that is insertable into an external CLA socket, for example, a DC CLA socket inside a vehicle. The CLA device has a housing coupled to the CLA plug, for example, by integration or via a tethered wire, with the housing having a support...
20060276237 - Automatic sliding-type mobile communication terminal, method of automatically driving sliding-type mobile communication terminal, and method of detecting incoming call to sliding-type mobile communication terminal: An automatic sliding-type mobile communication terminal comprising a motor, a pair of engaging members, which are selectively engageable with each other, and position detecting means so that a first terminal body and a second terminal body are smoothly slid relative to each other in an automatic/semi-automatic mode or an automatic/manual...
20060276238 - Mobile phone attachment: An attachment member for personalizing a mobile phone includes a base member and an eyelet member extended from said base member. The eyelet member provides an opening through which a string or other similar device can extend to attach personal features to a phone. In particular, this is designed to...
20060276239 - Direct conversion radio station operable pursuant to a coded squelch scheme and associated method: A personal radio service radio, such as an MURS or FRS radio, that is of a direct conversion architecture. The radio is formed of a base-band stage and a radio frequency stage. Communication data is direct-converted between the base-band and radio frequency stages, obviating the need for an intermediate frequency...Previous industry: Ventilation
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