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Telecommunications January USPTO class listing 01/08

Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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01/31/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing

20080026689 - System for simultaneously communicating and jamming other rf signals: A radio radio quasi-circulator-jammer system, which connects a transceiver and a jammer unit to a single antenna, for isolating the transceiver from the co-located transmitter jammer. The radio quasi-circulator-jammer system includes includes a quasi-circulator having a transformer, a matched electrical load having an electrical impedance substantially matched to the antenna... Agent: Trex Enterprises Corp.

20080026690 - Method and system for adapting a visual user interface of a mobile radio terminal in coordination with music: A method of generating a multimedia user interface includes playing music with an electronic device; ascertaining a parameter associated with the music; and adapting visual content displayed on a display of the electronic device in conformance with the parameter of the music by applying a visual effect to the visual... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20080026691 - Increasing wireless network capabilities via broadcast control-signaling channel usage: An access network of an apparatus in one example is configured to provide a wireless communication service over a coverage area and is configured to support a broadcast multicast system (BCMCS). The access network is configured to broadcast at least one broadcast control-signaling channel (BCC) over the coverage area via... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20080026692 - Relay apparatus and relay method: A relay apparatus for managing a base station that connects to a mobile station by wireless is disclosed. The relay apparatus includes: an idle mode detection unit configured to detect that the mobile station is in an idle mode; a renewal execution unit configured to execute a renewal process on... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080026693 - Multihop radio network system: In a source node 210 of (a), an encoder 212 performs communication path encoding, and a modulator 216 modulates. Unlike the prior art, however, a packetizing unit 214 designates relay paths and packetizes outputs from the encoder 212 for the respective paths, whereby signals are transmitted to multiple paths (in... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20080026694 - Method and system for communicating media program information: A method for communicating media program information is provided. The method includes receiving a content-augmented broadcast signal at a conventional broadcast receiver, the content-augmented broadcast signal having a program content and a program cookie relating to the program content, demodulating the content-augmented broadcast signal, rendering the program content, recovering the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20080026697 - Method and system of communications for high data rate transmission: In a method and system for configuring an antenna for line of sight (LOS) communication procedures are implemented for providing low error rates at moderate transmission power. The antenna is configured for a particular communications distance over line of sight links providing multiple-input multiple-output communication links including radio links and... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20080026699 - Push-to-talk switch: A push-to-talk switch can have a diaphragm that is supported about a periphery thereof and can have a thicker portion which defines a button. A bezel can be configured so as to guide a user's finger to the button. A magnetic switch can be used to provide the momentary contact... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20080026700 - Silent push-to-talk switch: A push-to-talk switch can have a switch that does not produce an audible sound when actuated. For example, the push-to-talk switch can comprise a membrane switch or a capacitive switch that produces less than 0 dB(A) of wideband sound when actuated. The switch can be actuated by pushing a diaphragm.... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20080026704 - Wireless transmitter, wireless receiver, wireless communication system, and wireless signal control method: A wireless transmitter comprises ID signal storage module for storing an ID signal that identifies a group to which a data signal to be transmitted belongs and provides, for each group, second or higher-order statistic properties unique to each group; modulator for modulating the data signal; wireless signal ID assignment... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20080026695 - Method and system for transmitting voice data by using wireless lan and bluetooth: Embodiments of methods and systems of the application can transmit data (e.g., voice) using a wireless LAN and a Bluetooth. One system embodiment can include a terminal device, an AP (access point) for communicating with the terminal device according to a first (e.g., wireless LAN) protocol by using a first... Agent: The Fleshner Group, PLLC

20080026696 - Method and system for transmitting voice data by using wireless lan and bluetooth: Embodiments of methods and systems according to the application can transmit voice data by using a wireless LAN and a Bluetooth. One system embodiment can include a headset, an AP, and a terminal device to communicate with the headset according to a first protocol (e.g., Bluetooth) to transmit downlink voice... Agent: The Fleshner Group, PLLC

20080026698 - Method, apparatus, network element and software product for location area update optimization: A method, apparatus, software product, and network element enable a user equipment to operate in an idle mode, to sense a change in the broadcasted location area, and to then report that change to a network without requiring a dedicated connection to the network. This embodiment is achieved by sending... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20080026701 - Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating formation of an apparent push-to-talk communication connection: Apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating formation of an apparent push-to-talk communication session connection at a mobile station operable in a conventional cellular communication system. Upon initiation of push-to-talk operation, a user of the mobile station immediately commences voice communications. During call connection procedures, voice data is buffered at... Agent: Docket Clerk

20080026702 - User interface for cellular telephone group calls: In connection with a push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) function of a cellular telephone, the user interface of the cellular telephone presents certain information to the user of the cellular telephone concerning a current group call session. The information may include an indication of what proportion of the members of a group designated... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20080026703 - User interface for cellular telephone group calls: In connection with a push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) function of a cellular telephone, the user interface of the cellular telephone presents certain information to the user of the cellular telephone concerning a current group call session. The information may include an indication of what proportion of the members of a group designated... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20080026705 - Digital broadcast receiving antenna apparatus and movable body incorporating the same: A digital broadcast receiving antenna apparatus that, even when applied to a movable body, such as automobile or the like, can exhibit a high level of receiving characteristic. For this purpose, digital broadcast wave signals, which are received by four antennas, for example, disposed in rear quarter glasses and so... Agent: Carrier Blackman And Associates

20080026706 - Polar modulating circuit, polar coordinate modulating method, integrated circuit and radio transmission device: In a delay quantity determining unit 102, delay quantity information relative to the amplitude value of the amplitude signal or transmission level information S1, based on the step response characteristic of a power amplifying unit 105 are previously stored as table data. Thus, by executing delay adjustment using, as a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20080026707 - Tuneable filter control method and base station:

20080026708 - Mixer circuit and method for reducing an up-conversion mixer leakage: A mixer circuit includes a first oscillator, a second oscillator, an up-conversion mixer, a down-conversion mixer, and a detect and control unit. The up-conversion mixer has a first input terminal coupled to the first oscillator and an output terminal. The down-conversion mixer has a first input terminal coupled to the... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates, LLC National City Bank Building

20080026709 - Re-configurable impedance matching and harmonic filter system: Methods and apparatus are provided to enable a transceiver (200) or transmitter including a single PA line-up (210) to transmit signals having frequencies in two or more different frequency bands, and/or having two or more different modulation types, and/or having two or more different RF power levels. The single PA... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (fs)

20080026711 - Apparatus and method for controlling power of transmitter in a mesh network: A method and apparatus for controlling power of a transmitter in a mesh network. A controller, if it sets a reference power to one of a first measured transmission power and a maximum power, compares the reference power with a first power in level, and compares the first power with... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080026710 - Power management scheme for software-defined radios: A power management system is provided for a software-defined radio. The power management system includes: an antenna; a regulated power supply; a power amplifier; and a digital signal processor. A software-implemented power supply calculator and power supply adjustor are operable within the digital signal processor. The power supply calculator receives... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20080026712 - Edge evaluation of ask-modulated signals: Signal processing circuit including a demodulator that receives a receive signal with signal edges, and outputs a demodulated receive signal with transitions from a first level to a second level or vice versa at signal edges of the receive signal, wherein points of time of the transitions depend on the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20080026715 - Access network broadcast control-signaling channel: An access network of an apparatus in one example is configured to provide a wireless communication service over a coverage area and is configured to support a broadcast multicast system (BCMCS). The access network is configured to broadcast at least one broadcast control-signaling channel (BCC) over the coverage area via... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20080026714 - Battery pack incorporated with keys: Manually depressible keys are incorporated in a battery pack to reduce the overall height of an electrical assembly mounted in a battery-powered, key-operated, device.... Agent: Kirschstein, Ottinger, Israel & Schiffmiller, P.C.

20080026713 - Methods and apparatus for a wireless surveillance system: A wireless surveillance system includes an imaging device configured to produce an image; a wireless network device (such as an access port or mobile unit) connected to the imaging device; and a wireless switch coupled to the wireless network device and a network, the wireless switch configured to communicate with... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP

20080026716 - Mobile device representing coupons: A method includes a mobile device identifying one or more coupons to point of sale equipment to facilitate the sale of merchandise, and affecting the coupon's value as a result of using the coupon in the sale of merchandise. 1:b:environment for applying a mobile device to coupon transactions 2:f:process of... Agent: Fsp LLC

20080026717 - Bandpass-sampling delta-sigma communication receiver: A bandpass-sampling analog-to-digital demodulator (BS-ADD) is provided. A radio frequency (RF) signal is received by a junction summer, which subtracts a feedback signal from the RF signal to produce an error signal. The error signal is then bandpassed and amplified by the RF bandpass filter/amplifier. The amplified signal is bandpass-sampled... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20080026718 - Method and apparatus for extending network discovery range: A method and apparatus for power conservation is provided for a multi-mode wireless communication device (100) capable of operating in a plurality of networks, each of the plurality of networks having a network signal with predetermined spectral characteristics. The wireless communication device (100) includes a variable bandwidth signal detector (140),... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.

20080026719 - Apparatus and method for enhancing dc offset correction speed of a radio device: The instant invention relates to an apparatus and method for enhancing DC offset correction speed of a radio device. On the exemplary, the apparatus includes one or two-stage signal-processing units and a controller. Each signal-processing unit has a baseband filter, a gain stage and a DC offset correction (DCOC) loop... Agent: Madson & Austin

20080026720 - Radio assembly with built-in mp3 player: A radio assembly is provided with a built-in MP3 player, at least one speaker, a Universal Serial Bus (USB) and a slot, a Secure Digital (SD) card operatively connected to the USB and the MP3 player, and a memory card downloaded with music such that when the memory card is... Agent: James W. Badie, Esq. Stoll, Miskin & Badie

20080026721 - Method for making shell for electric product: A method is used for manufacturing outer housings or shells for electric products or mobile communication devices and includes a base layer and a cover layer, an intermediate pattern layer is disposed and sandwiched between the base layer and the cover layer, and the intermediate pattern layer includes a pattern,... Agent: Charles E. Baxley, Esq.

20080026722 - E911 location reporting without psap support: A wireless communications device and network having the ability to detect when a call session with a public service access point (PSAP) has not transferred location information for the wireless device to the PSAP. In on embodiment, the detection means includes a location request timer (LRT), which is started when... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

20080026723 - Event processing apparatus and method for mobile communication terminal: An event processing apparatus and method for a mobile communication terminal are disclosed. The event processing apparatus includes a security level determiner for identifying, in response to reception of an event, a security level of the received event using registered security settings for individual persons; a security level comparator for... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080026725 - Gateway device for remote control and method for the same: A gateway device for remote control and a method for the same are provided. The gateway device includes a verifying unit which verifies whether a user has a proper authority to access the gateway connected to a device; a guide unit which provides information about the device to the communication... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20080026726 - Access control in a cellular system: Controlling use of a mobile network element is disclosed. An indication is received that a mobile station associated with a mobile network is attempting to access the mobile network via a base transceiver station that (1) the mobile station is not authorized to use and (2) is located within a... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20080026724 - Method for wireless local area network user set-up session connection and authentication, authorization and accounting server: A method for a WLAN user establishing a session connection includes: determining whether an authentication corresponds to a new session connection by a device performing the authentication for a WLAN user; and determining whether an ongoing session connection is to be deleted according to at least one of a network... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20080026729 - Method and apparatus for configuring unique profile settings for multiple services: An apparatus and method are provided for configuring unique profile settings for multiple services associated with an application in an electronic device. A profile system is provided having multiple programmable profile settings and a default profile setting for the application. Service records are received at the electronic device for each... Agent: Perry + Currier (for Rim)

20080026727 - Method and apparatus for user authentication using infrared communication of a mobile terminal: A method and apparatus for user authentication using infrared communication of a mobile terminal is disclosed. The user authentication system, which is for identifying a user who requests service from an automated machine, comprises a mobile terminal for transmitting electronic signature data for the user in the form of an... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20080026730 - Mobile application server module: A removable module for executing an application is provided. The removable module comprises a memory, a processor, and a mobile device interface. The memory is operable to store the application. The processor is operable to execute the application on behalf of a mobile device when the removable module is coupled... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.

20080026728 - Providing an indication of network capabilities to a user for special number calls: Networks and methods are disclosed for providing an indication of the capability of a communication network for serving special number calls. Before a user places a special number call, the communication network determines the capability of the communication network for serving a special number call, and provides the indication of... Agent: Michele Zarinelli C/o West Corporation

20080026731 - Method and system for providing multimedia ring back tone service by using receiver-side switching center: Disclosed is a method for providing a multimedia Ring Back Tone (RBT) service by using a receiver-side switching center, which comprising the steps of: (a) receiving an ISDN User Part (ISUP) call connection request message including information (multimedia codec information) regarding a multimedia codec from a caller-side switching center when... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20080026732 - Personalization content sharing system and method: A method includes previously downloading, to a device of a user, media content chosen by a buddy of the user and an indication that it is to be associated with the buddy, passing the downloaded media content to the device as the media content to be associated in a contact... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20080026733 - Method and system for improving positioning accuracy in cellular networks: Systems and methods for improving the accuracy of positioning methods based on the available infrastructure of a cellular network or cellular networks. One aspect involves establishing a radio link between a mobile terminal and at least one fixed transceiver of a cellular network. At least two position estimates are acquired... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC Suite 125

20080026735 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving position information in portable terminal: A portable terminal and a method for transmitting position information of a portable terminal. are provided, which includes identifying the position information, upon identifying the position information. constructing the position information into a Dual Tone Multi Frequency (DTMF) signal. and transmitting the DTMF signal via the voice call channel. As... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080026734 - Method and system for communicating information within a physical link layer: A method and apparatus is disclosed that allows data communication within a packet based communication system by incorporating information within the physical link layer. Information is communicated from a transmitter to a receiver within the physical link layer by substituting idle data fields with input data fields. The transmitter comprises... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20080026737 - Communication apparatus and signaling system thereof: The invention provides a communication apparatus which includes a look-up table, a receiving/transmitting module, and a processing module. The processing module is electrically connected to the look-up table and the receiving/transmitting module respectively. The look-up table stores a plurality of controlling messages and first phone numbers. Each controlling message corresponds... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20080026736 - Information processing device, information processing method, information processing program, and portable terminal device: An information processing device includes a communication unit conducting a videophone call, a memory storing a telephone directory which registers at least each individual telephone number and is capable of registering a portrait image associated with the each individual telephone number, a portrait image registration determination unit determining whether or... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20080026738 - Method and apparatus for setting field data of scheduling information in a wireless communications system: A method for setting field data of a scheduling information in a wireless communications system according to the Medium Access Control protocol specification of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project is disclosed. The scheduling information comprises at least a Highest priority Logical channel Buffer Status field, called HLBS field hereinafter, for... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP

20080026739 - Method for determining mobile service coverage of a remote destination: The present invention provides a method for determining mobile service coverage for a mobile unit for a remote destination. A communication system receives a request for mobile service coverage for a remote destination from a mobile unit. The communication system determines if mobile service coverage is available for the mobile... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator - Room 3j-219

20080026740 - Method and apparatus for secure immediate wireless access in a telecommunications network: A wireless telephone and messaging system provides Secure Immediate Wireless Access (SIWA) to wireless telephones onto existing wireless networks. The SIWA protocol uses existing wireless network messaging to exchange information between wireless devices and a network server, referred to herein as an Intelligent Service Manager (ISM). The ISM acts as... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20080026741 - Method, apparatus and computer program for handling hybrid automatic repeat request failure: A method by which a Node B is informed by a serving RNC that a MAC-e reset is to be performed by a UE in communication with the Node B, so that the Node B can then provide failure indications of all HARQ processes that are not decoded by the... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20080026743 - 4dhelp mobile device for 4dhelp information distribution system: The present invention provides for a mobile device component used in a 4DHelp information distribution system. The mobile device enables a user to utilize the 4DHelp information distribution system in a wireless environment such that even if the user is physically isolated from self-help data or instructional materials, the user... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20080026742 - Information nugget sharing among mobile phones: Disclosed is a system, method, and computer program product for exchanging categorized information nuggets stored in a database accessible to a portable mobile communication device with other similarly equipped portable mobile communication devices. The presence of another portable mobile communication device capable of exchanging categorized information nuggets is discovered and... Agent: Moore And Van Allen PLLC For Semc

20080026744 - Providing dynamically controlled cqi technique adapted for available signaling capacity: In a non-limiting aspect thereof, the exemplary embodiments of this invention provide a method including sending to a user equipment information including channel quality indicator (CQI) related parameters for dynamically controlling CQI reporting of the user equipment, where the CQI related parameters are specified for the user equipment in response... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20080026745 - Dual mode apparatus and method for wireless networking configuration: A wireless networking system and method for wireless network configuration of dual mode wireless networking devices, such as a dual mode cordless telephone base station and one or more dual mode wireless network client devices. The dual mode wireless networking device includes a radio transceiver, a wireless network transceiver and... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20080026746 - Modular mobile device: A system for executing an application is provided. The system comprises a mobile device, a module, and a server. The module can store the application and is operable to be coupled to communicate to and decoupled from the mobile device. The server is operable to store the application and wirelessly... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.

20080026747 - Multi-frequency radio operating in multiple layers of multi-layer network: A radio communications network is provided in a neighborhood of local units, and has a gateway at each local unit and a neighborhood network manager communicating data with each gateway over an upper layer of the network. Each local unit has equipment that communicates data with the gateway thereof over... Agent: Steven H. Meyer, Esq.

20080026748 - Method and apparatus for wireless mobility measurements: Apparatus and methods enabling the efficient and repeatable measurement of mobility performance of wireless data communications equipment are described. This is particularly useful for testing the impact of roaming of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) devices, such as clients, between their counterparts, such as access points. The apparatus and methods... Agent: Dennis R. Haszko Patent Law Office Of D.r.haszko

20080026751 - Location based automatic dialling: There is disclosed a method and apparatus for initiating a call in a mobile telephone system, comprising the steps of: comparing a current location of a mobile terminal to at least one predetermined location; and, responsive to a location match, initiating a call from the mobile terminal to a predetermined... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20080026750 - Method and system for managing allocation of connection identifiers (cids) to a wireless device in a network: A method for managing allocation of connection identifiers (CIDs) to a wireless device in a network is provided. The method comprises allocating a CID to at least first wireless device based on a predefined criteria. The CID is allocated for at least one service accessed by the wireless device. The... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080026749 - Multiple independent user access to a wireless communication device: A communication device (100) that includes a first transceiver (110) and at least a second transceiver (130). A first user interface (160) can be communicatively linked to the first transceiver to support a first call session and a second user interface (170) can be communicatively linked to the second transceiver... Agent: Cuenot & Forsythe, L.L.C.

20080026752 - Method and apparatus for maintaining call continuity in wireless communication: Techniques for performing handover in order to maintain call continuity for a user equipment (UE) are described. The UE may communicate with a first cell in a radio access network (RAN) for a packet-switched (PS) call, e.g., for Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) via High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) in W-CDMA. The UE... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080026754 - Call handover between radio network subsystems: Before call handover between radio network subsystems (RNS's) of a radio access network, a serving radio network controller (RNC) of a first RNS determines the level of congestion in an Iur interface between the serving RNC and an RNC of a second RNS. If the Iur interface is determined to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080026757 - Method and apparatus for facilitating inter-network handover: A method and apparatus for facilitating inter-network handover comprises receiving a first network service primitive. The first network service primitive is then mapped to a second network service primitive.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20080026756 - Method and apparatus for selecting a timing of a cell reselection in a wireless communication system: A wireless communication system that implements cell reselections selects a timing of a cell reselection in association with a mobile station (MS) by transferring, by a layer at least as high as Layer 3 to a cell reselection decision function residing in a layer lower than Layer 3, information indicating... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080026755 - Method and system for establishing a multiple transfer mode session: A method and system is provided for supporting a Mobile Station (MS) (110) that is capable of Multiple Transfer Mode (MTM) communication in a telecommunications network, when the MS (110) is handed over from a MTM non-enabled cell (102) to an MTM-enabled cell (102). The method includes transmitting an information... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080026753 - Mobile communication system and communication line switching method in the mobile communication system: A mobile communication system and communication line switching method in the mobile communication system capable of selecting the communication line, if there is a communication line with a better condition than the current communication line. If there is a communication-possible range with a better condition than a communication-possible range of... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20080026758 - Transmission control method and device: When information of its own station is transmitted to another mobile station by a CSMA access method, by a transmission control method and device, moving speed information and location information is transmitted with a predetermined minimum transmission power until a moving speed of its own station exceeds a first threshold,... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080026759 - Handover system: A base station of a mobile device's movement destination receives a diversity handover (DHO) start notification from a mobile station at the beginning of a DHO. This notifies a radio network control apparatus and an instruction is issued to the base station to add a radio link. The time for... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080026760 - Mobile communication terminal, method of operating the same in handover rejection and method of rejecting handover in portable internet system: A method of operating a mobile communication terminal for a handover rejection in a portable Internet system and the mobile communication terminal using the same are disclosed. The method includes transmitting a handover request message to a serving base station and receiving a response message corresponding to the handover request... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080026761 - Mobile communication control method, wireless line control apparatus, base station and mobile station: It is an object of the present invention to perform a soft handover control in which an error rate is low in the Enhanced Uplink. A mobile communication control method according to the present invention includes the steps of: performing a change control for a transmission rate of uplink data... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20080026762 - Apparatus and method for ccbs service in mobile communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for Call Completion to Busy Subscriber (CCBS) service in a mobile communication system. The method includes determining if a MT is in a telephony possibility state, determining if the MT is using the CCBS service, sending a request for a priority of a Mobile... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080026764 - Communication apparatus and method of setting communication parameters therefor: Disclosed is a communication apparatus that supports a plurality of setting schemes for setting communication parameters. If, after communication parameters have been set by a first setting scheme, a change is made to set communication parameters by a second setting scheme, the apparatus selects communication parameters capable of being set... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20080026763 - System and method for providing soho bts coverage based on angle of arrival of mobile station signals: Beamforming techniques to limit radiated power where there is the potential for interference with macro-cellular coverage or with adjacent mobile stations. Smart antenna beamforming techniques (including the use of angle of arrival information) are combined with access probe information to determine the direction for radiated power and the level of... Agent: Docket Clerk

20080026765 - Tool for multi-technology distributed antenna systems: A computer-implemented design tool is disclosed for designing a multi-technology wireless Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) network. The design tool allows a wireless designer to select antennas, network components, cable elements and signal sources from one or more databases and to place them on a design screen. The design tool is... Agent: Brouillette & Partners

20080026766 - Method and apparatus for managing radio resources in mobile communication system: Provided is a method and apparatus for managing radio resources in a mobile communication system. The method includes periodically detecting a current radio resource availability state with in a cell, and broadcasting information about the current radio resource availability state to a mobile terminal.... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080026768 - Apparatus and methods for determining connection quality metrics: Apparatus and methods of determining a connection quality between a communication device and a communications network comprise receiving from the communication device at least one of a communication device processor-generated event code and a corresponding communication device processor-generated event data based on execution of a predetermined connection quality configuration by... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080026767 - Restricted frequency band remote device communication authorization by geographic location: A system and method are provided for controlling access to a wireless network by a remote terminal in a restricted frequency band in accordance with authorization conditions defined by geographic location. The remote terminal has a geographic self locating capability from which a location specifier is generated. The location specifier... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.

20080026770 - Method and apparatus for calculating a device location: A method and apparatus for calculating a location of a device is provided. A likelihood of the device being located at a particular location point or a particular location floor is determined using a likelihood calculation at each of a plurality of locations. The location point or location floor is... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section

20080026773 - Method for determining position based on portable internet using receiving signal strength indicator and system thereof: Provided are a system and method for determining a position based on portable Internet in a portable Internet system. The method includes receiving, by the terminal, information on neighbor base stations (BSs) from a main BS, scanning the neighbor BSs while measuring Received Signal Strength Indicators (RSSIs) for the main... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080026772 - Mobile communication system utilizing gps device and having group communication capability: A mobile communication system is disclosed. The mobile communication system includes a first communication module, wherein the first communication module includes a first global positioning device utilized for determining a coordinate of the first communication module; a first communication apparatus, coupled to the first global positioning device, for receiving a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20080026771 - Mobile terminal position information collection and reporting: Collecting traffic data regarding a plurality of wireless terminals includes periodically receiving Global Positioning System (GPS) location information from each of the plurality of wireless terminals by a location tracking server. For each of the plurality of wireless terminals, the location tracking server accumulates GPS location information. The location tracking... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20080026769 - Mobility tracking method and system: A method for a user to monitor the location of a subject is disclosed. The method includes defining a timetable of allowable location vectors for the subject via a central control computer, specifying a phone number associated with the user, and transferring the timetable of allowable location vectors to a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Rsw

20080026774 - Mobile communications matching system: A wireless communications network comprises a server in a central location storing matching profiles for a plurality of users of the network. The matching profile for each user is stored in the server through the user's mobile unit or a secure page on the Internet. Each matching profile is corresponded... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20080026775 - Wireless private branch exchange (wpbx) and communicating between mobile units and base stations: Methods to create a cellular-like communication system, such as a Wireless Private Branch Exchange (WPBX), which includes mobile devices such as standard cordless phones (handsets), particularly, mobile devices utilizing the Bluetooth short-range wireless communication protocol. The methods provide seamless and reliable handoff of sessions between Base Stations while the mobile... Agent: Carstens & Cahoon, LLP

20080026776 - Limited lifespan for outgoing data at a mobile device: An outgoing message may be generated, at a mobile communication device, based on a received application definition document, which indicates a lifespan for the message. In conjunction with generating a message in accordance with a format provided in the application definition document, a message expiry time may be generated. The... Agent: Smart And Biggar

20080026778 - Message spoofing detection via validation of originating switch: Message spoofing is detected by an anti-spoofing application comparing a trusted switch address (i.e., corresponding to an originating switch having processed an incoming message) to an “affiliated” address (i.e., corresponding to a switch serving the location of the identified sender). Message spoofing is detected if the trusted address differs from... Agent: Docket Administrator Lucent Technologies Inc.

20080026777 - Method of distributing identical data to mobile units: The present invention provides a method for distributing identical data to mobile units. The method includes providing a plurality of first messages including information indicative of a pseudo-address and a corresponding one of a plurality of mobile unit addresses. The method also includes providing at least one second message including... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson

20080026780 - Dispatch application utilizing short message service: A dispatch communication and management system method is provided, allowing a dispatcher and remote service technicians to exchange messages over a network in a prescribed format to notify the technicians of new dispatch orders, and to update status information for dispatch orders in corresponding customer service records in a database.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP/ At&t Delaware Intellectual Property, Inc.

20080026779 - Mobile communication terminal and method for playing message in real time thereof: The present invention is related to playing a message in real-time in a mobile communication terminal. The present includes receiving a notification message from a server for notifying arrival of a specific message in the server, determining whether the specific message is a real-time streaming enable message by checking a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka

20080026781 - Emergency lighting system: An emergency system for providing an emergency function is described in which the system is required to provide an autonomous and self-diagnostic capability so the system can be tested when not in operation in an emergency situation. A plurality of emergency devices 14 are provided which have transmitters and receivers... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP

20080026783 - Method and apparatus for deciding channel quality indicator in wireless communication system: Provided are a method and an apparatus for deciding a channel quality indicator (CQI) in a wireless communication system. The method includes randomly generating CQI values encoded into genotypes to form an initial genetic group; evaluating fitnesses using the CQI values and a measured block error rate (BLER), and if... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080026782 - Method and system for controlling power in a communication system: A method for controlling power in a communication system. In the power control method, a transmitter receives feedback information from receivers located in its own cell; determines data rates of the receivers according to the received feedback information, calculates a load of the cell by calculating an amount of data... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080026786 - Method and portable electronic device for automatically switching loudspeaker output: The present invention provides a method and a portable electronic device for automatically switching a loudspeaker output, wherein the portable electronic device includes at least a switch unit, a communication unit, a loudspeaker unit and a navigation unit. While reading an activation signal outputted from the navigation unit and an... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru

20080026784 - Method and system for rapid initiation sequence for mobile unit: The invention concerns a method (200) and a mobile unit (100) for a rapid initiation sequence. The method can include the steps of receiving (210) a rapid initiation sequence command and in response, bypassing (212) a normal initiation sequence in favor of a rapid initiation sequence such that only those... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section

20080026785 - Method and apparatus to initiate point-to-point call during shared-channel delivery of broadcast content in a wireless telephone network: A method for managing a point-to-point call initiated (702) between a wireless mobile station (114, 400) and a remote party while the mobile is receiving broadcast content via one or more multi-user forward-link broadcast channels (508). The mobile station notifies (704) the network (110) of preferences as to prescribed categories... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080026788 - Communication device, communication method, and computer program for causing computer to execute communication method: A communication device has a plurality of operation modes and a plurality of communication modes. The plurality of communication modes includes a first communication mode, in which a terminal station in a wireless network carries out communications via a control station, and a second communication mode, in which a plurality... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20080026787 - Method and system for a mobile piconet base station: Aspects of a method and system for a mobile piconet base station are provided. Switching and/or routing capabilities in mobile handset may enable wireless devices to communicate with each other and/or with a wireless network via the mobile handset. The mobile handset operates as a base station for wireless devices... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20080026789 - Method and apparatus for configuring a voice over ip client connection: A method for configuring a connection comprises receiving a request to connect a mobile device having a mobile device type to a communications network including a private branch exchange (PBX) system having a PBX type. Identification information including at least one of the mobile device type and the PBX type... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.

20080026790 - Communication terminal: A communication terminal according to the invention aims at improving convenience by proper reflection of a user's intention changing in accordance with a status of the terminal. A portable phone terminal provided with a broadcast program reception function, including: a program reservation unit 31 for reserving a process for a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20080026792 - Mobile terminal and method of capturing image thereof: A terminal and method of capturing an image thereof, by which a user can accurately capture a specific image in the course of viewing images. An embodiment of the present invention includes if a specific timing point is selected while images are displayed, displaying images for a prescribed time corresponding... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080026791 - Watch-type portable terminal: A watch-type portable terminal includes a first housing and wrist bands extending from both ends of the first housing. The watch-type portable terminal includes a second housing rotatably combined with the first housing in a direction to be folded down or away from the first housing while facing the first... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080026793 - Providing input and output for a mobile device: Providing input and output for a mobile device may be provided. At a mobile device, input may be received from at least one of a plurality of remote input devices. The plurality of remote input devices may be remote from the mobile device. The mobile device may have at least... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20080026794 - Expanded display for mobile wireless communication device: A keyboard and a microphone for inputting information, a display screen and a speaker for viewing or hearing information, and a processor, all mounted to or within a housing in the form of a laptop computer or hand-held computer. A phone interface has a slot, channel, or other support member... Agent: Mehrman Law Office, P.C.

20080026795 - Base station apparatus and control method thereof: A base station apparatus notifies an operable method of a plurality of wireless parameter setting methods of a wireless terminal, and the operable method is switched depending on the operation state of each of the wireless parameter setting methods. Any of the wireless parameter setting methods is selected based on... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20080026796 - Antenna system for shared operation: An antenna system for shared operation has three antenna stacks each with two mutually orthogonal polarisations (+45 degree and −45 degree). It is for use with multiple base stations. It combines on to a single feeder signals associated with like polarisation and with the base stations, and separates on to... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20080026797 - Apparatus and method for wireless communication via at least one of directional and omni-direction antennas: Techniques for using at least one of omni-directional and directional antennas for communication are described. A station may be equipped antenna elements selectable for use as an omni-directional antenna or one or more directional antennas. The station may select the omni-directional antenna or a directional antenna for use for communication... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080026799 - Folding portable communications device: A folding mobile phone (folding portable communications device) includes a first housing including a liquid crystal display part (display part) provided at a surface thereof, a second housing including an operating part provided at a surface thereof, and a hinge connecting the first and second housings to allow the first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080026798 - Screen displaying method of mobile terminal: A method of displaying an image on a mobile terminal includes inputting a first signal, which turns on a screen of a mobile terminal, to the mobile terminal, counting for a predetermined first amount of time starting from when the first signal is input, and selecting an image corresponding to... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20080026800 - Mobile communication terminal and method for creating menu screen for the same: A mobile communication terminal including a display unit configured to display information, and a controller configured to allocate at least first and second specified display regions on the display unit and to display at least first and second menu items in a combined form with respective multimedia images on the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080026803 - Detachable housings for a wireless communication device: A wireless communication device comprises a first housing detachably connected to a second housing in a first orientation and a second orientation. An electrical connector connects circuitry in the first and second housings regardless of whether the first and second housings are joined together in the first orientation or in... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20080026801 - Dual hinged display module for use in a mobile device: The mobile device described herein includes a display module. The display module rotates about one of two independent axes to provide different viewing angle options to the user. The mobile device includes a housing and a display module. The display module includes a display, first and second sides adjacent to... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20080026802 - Electronic device having a single seam hinge: Disclosed are hinges with a single interface or single seam between two halves of the hinge, configured to route through the hinge a flexible circuit element to couple electronic circuitry in a first housing with electronic circuitry in a second housing. An axial shaft with an elongated slot is received... Agent: Motorola Inc

  
01/24/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing

20080020702 - Methods, systems, and devices for identifying and providing access to broadcast media content using a mobile terminal: A method for providing access to broadcast media content includes determining positioning information corresponding to a current location of a mobile terminal. Based on the determined positioning information, a channel list including available broadcast media content channel information for the current location of the mobile terminal is automatically retrieved. Related... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20080020703 - Bluetooth satellite radio remote controller: XM satellite Bluetooth communication receivers, Bluetooth wireless remote controller communication device, Bluetooth communication methods, and wireless communication methods are provided. The present invention provides Bluetooth communication receivers for radio programming and radio/weather programming including communication circuitry configured to communicate wireless signals using a plurality of communication links according to a... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

20080020705 - Cellular repeater watermarking system and method: A method and system for providing a watermark by amplitude modulating data onto signals being repeated from and/or to a cellular telephone handset without degrading the performance of the cellular telephone system. An exemplary cellular repeater system may include a first communication device configured to receive a cellular telephone signal... Agent: Workman Nydegger

20080020708 - Blue tooth wireless earphone and wireless network phone supported as extension thereof: The wireless communication apparatus includes a blue tooth wireless earphone that can be operated independently and a network phone base. The blue tooth wireless earphone is embedded into the network phone base. When the blue tooth wireless earphone is used independently, a voice is inputted and outputted via a microphone... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080020710 - Method and apparatus for positioning node by using time offset information: There is provided a node position measurement apparatus and method including sequentially transmitting measurement impulses corresponding to a plurality of base stations, respectively, to at least one node; receiving time offset information that is a difference in time of receiving the measurement impulses, from the node receiving the measurement impulses;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20080020711 - Wireless system: A wireless system in which a pilot signal is transmitted in such a manner as to restrain error between the SIR of a data channel and that of the pilot signal, thereby improving wireless transmission quality. A specific pilot signal generator generates a specific pilot signal whose power and spreading... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080020714 - Smart connector system for surgical machine: A smart connector system includes a machine connector disposed on a face of a surgical machine, an illumination ring located on the face of the surgical machine and disposed around a periphery of the machine connector, an RFID reader antenna located in close proximity to the machine connector and the... Agent: Alcon

20080020720 - Method and apparatus for mounting a vision system: A bridge assembly couples a vision system to a helmet or headgear to allow a user to alternatively align an eyepiece of the vision system in front of a left or right eye of a user. The bridge assembly includes a receiver for removably mounting the vision system. The receiver... Agent: Insight Technology, Inc. Attn: Peter W. Murphy

20080020704 - Method of providing access to an ip multimedia subsystem: A method of providing access to an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) for a subscriber (UE) comprises the steps of providing an home interface entity (HGGSN) with access network data (MCC′,MNC′) identifying the access communication network (AN), sending a message comprising the access network data (MCC′,MNC′) from an home interface entity... Agent: Notaro And Michalos

20080020707 - Communication system and communication device: A communication apparatus capable of easily identifying a communication partner and securely sharing a session key between the communication apparatus and the communication partner even if the communication apparatus has a processing power that is not so high includes a short-range active communication unit 101 transmitting an inquiry signal to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20080020706 - Radio communication device: A radio communication device (1) comprises a Radio Frequency (RF) unit (2) for transmitting and receiving radio signals, a link controller (3) for controlling operation of the RF unit (2) and a signal monitor (4) for monitoring signals received by the RF unit (2). A processor (5) is connected to... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20080020709 - Wireless communication system using surface acoustic wave (saw) second harmonic techniques: An IDT produces a SAW when excited by a single electrical pulse and can be fabricated to embody a code, which code provides for a passive autocorrelation of a SAW input to the IDT and thereby lends itself to further application as a signal generator in a communication device. However,... Agent: David B. Cochran, Esq. Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue

20080020712 - Fault detection method and apparatus: This invention relates to fault detection in electrical circuits, in particular it relates to fault detection for a plurality of adjacent input circuits. The invention provides a method and apparatus for detecting a control or communication fault on an analogue circuit by digitally simulating said analogue circuit; driving the digitally... Agent: Bourque & Associates Intellectual Property Attorneys, P.A.

20080020713 - System and method for reducing rake finger processing: Systems and techniques are disclosed relating to reducing the number of fingers in a rake receiver used for rake finger processing in wireless networks. Determining Ebefore, captured energy of all fingers before increasing transmit power. Increasing transmit power by a delta transmit power. Determining Eafter, captured energy of i fingers.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020715 - Method and apparatus for measuring channel quality using a smart antenna in a wireless transmit/receive unit: A method and apparatus for measuring a channel quality in wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs) which are equipped with a subscriber based smart antenna. The WTRUs are equipped with a smart antenna so that the WTRU generates a plurality of directional beams and, optionally, an omni-directional beam. A dwell time is... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20080020716 - Communication system: A directivity control section 103 performs weight control over a received signal using channel estimation and optimum weights, performs processing such as generation of the received signal and generates a plurality of weight-controlled transmission signals. A received signal demodulation section 104 extracts an SIR measurement result from the received signal.... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP

20080020717 - Transceiver system and method of using same: A chip comprises and operational section and an input/output section. The operational section includes a controller. The input/output (I/O) section is coupled to the operational section. The I/O section comprises a transformer and a switching device. The transformer includes a primary side connected to first and second I/O ports and... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20080020719 - Cellular phone: A plurality of operation portions are arranged at a surface on a sub-display side of a cellular phone with a camera so that various kinds of setting, selection and control can be performed without opening the cellular phone in its folded state, and the cellular phone can achieve improved operability... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080020718 - Methods and apparatus for the immediate acceptance and queuing of voice data for ptt communications: In one illustrative example, a mobile station includes a wireless transceiver; a user interface including a Push-To-Talk (PTT) switch for initiating a PTT voice communication and a microphone for receiving voice input signals; one or more processors; and a First-In-First-Out (FIFO) buffer memory coupled to the one or more processors.... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center

20080020721 - Digital transmitter and method: A transmitter and method is provided for digitally upconverting a baseband digital signal to a modulated intermediate frequency (IF) digital signal and sigma-delta modulating the IF digital signal. The baseband digital signal is split into N phases, as can be accomplished using a polyphase interpolation technique (polyphase filter), and modulated.... Agent: Docket Clerk

20080020722 - Therapeutic techniques with paramagnetic material: Therapeutic techniques with paramagnetic material is described. In embodiment(s), a device can include a sufficient quantity of paramagnetic material incorporated to effectuate therapeutic result of electromagnetic radiation transformation. The device includes the paramagnetic material can be a portable device carred by a person that receives the therapeutic result, or can... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20080020723 - Antenna system for remote control automotive application: An antenna system for remote control applications including a communications module, a printed circuit board including an antenna assembly disposed thereon, and a radio frequency cable having a first connection end and a second connection end. The first connection end may be coupled to the communications module and the second... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP

20080020724 - Establishing a data link between stacked cargo containers: A container, a transponder, a method and a system are provided that are useful in determining the geographical position of a cargo container. In the event cargo containers are stacked one on top of another, those containers which lack a clear view of a satellite or terrestrial communications tower can... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020725 - Digital baseband receiver with dc discharge and gain control circuits: A digital baseband (DBB) receiver for receiving and processing a wireless communication signal. The DBB receiver includes at least one low noise amplifier (LNA), at least one demodulator, a direct current (DC) discharge circuit and an LNA control circuit. The LNA selectively amplifies the communication signal. The demodulator outputs analog... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20080020726 - N-port signal separation apparatus with improved frequency selectivity and dynamic range: A vector network analyzer with one or more ports having each port comprising of an N-port signal separating network, where N>=6, an intermediate frequency (IF) filter interposing an RF downconverter and a power detector. The RF downconverter may be N-2 mixers or N-2 samplers. The IF downconverter (comprising N-2 IF... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20080020727 - Circular and linear polarization lnb: An LNB for simultaneous reception of circular and linear polarization radio frequency signals, having a circular waveguide coupled to a waveguide to microstrip turnstile transition. The microstrip outputs coupled to a multi-layer printed circuit board having symmetrical signal paths on separate layers. Each symmetrical signal path including a first combiner... Agent: Babcock Ip, PLLC

20080020728 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for frequency conversion: A frequency converter according to one embodiment includes a quadrature pair of passive mixers whose input terminals are coupled to a differential radio-frequency input via the channel regions of transistors that are arranged to operate in the saturation region.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020729 - Cell phone directory, selection, and billing method: An internet accessible server operates with a large database of places that provide goods and/or services. When a cell phone user finds need for a product or service, a user application stored in the phone is operated to display and then select a category heading from a list stored in... Agent: Patent Law & Venture Group

20080020730 - Methods, systems, and products for demographic discounting: Methods, systems, and computer program products are disclosed for providing a to a device. A zone improvement plan code, associated with the device, is obtained. A phic indicator, associated with the zone improvement plan code, is retrieved. The is retrieved from memory, with the discount based on the demographic indicator.... Agent: Scott P. Zimmerman, PLLC

20080020731 - Accounting method and system in a communication system: An accounting method in a communication system. In the accounting method, a base station (BS) allocates resources to a mobile station (MS) located in its own cell according to data that the BS will exchange with the MS, exchanges data with the MS over the allocated resources, and then performs... Agent: Docket Clerk

20080020733 - Mobile electronic device with motion detection authentication: A mobile electronic device which may prompt a user to authenticate to the mobile electronic device by drawing a graphic symbol, such as a signature, using the mobile electronic device. An acceleration module generates an acceleration signal representing user motion of the mobile electronic device. A lock circuit for enables... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20080020732 - Systems and methods of adjusting functionality of a portable electronic device: A system implementing functionality adjustment for a portable electronic device. A portable electronic device has an interface, a function module, and a controller. The interface communicates with a host. The function module provides functionality. The controller sends identification information of the portable electronic device to the host and receives a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley LLP

20080020734 - System and method for authorizing the activation of a communication device: Systems and methods of authorizing the activation of a previously functioning by subsequently deactivated or disabled communication device are disclosed. The method comprises receiving at a central processor an authorization request from a merchant terminal at the merchant store to authorize activation of a communication device, the central processor being... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20080020735 - Electronic file transfer for a communications device: Systems and methods are provided for identifying an electronic file that is accessible by a communications node to be transmitted to a recipient. A communications device sends an identification of the electronic file. The communications node receives the identification of the electronic file, identifies the electronic file based on the... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20080020736 - Method and device for performing integration search in mobile communication terminal: A device and method for easily searching for various stored information on a screen of a mobile communication terminal in a standby state are provided. The integration search device of a mobile communication terminal includes an input unit having a plurality of keys to which characters and numerals are allocated;... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080020737 - Automatic application definition distribution: A new master application definition is installed at a server. Responsively, the server determines the identity of a user associated with the server-side application related to the master application definition. The server may then generate an application definition file specific to the application and to the remote wireless device associated... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20080020738 - Mobile device service authorization system and method: A system and method for mobile device service authorization is provided in which the service is authorized with limited user actions. The mobile device service authorization system uses to separate links to perform the service authorization.... Agent: Dla Piper US LLP

20080020739 - Uninterrrupted multicast service in a radiocommunication system: In a method for multicast service continuity in a radio communications system, each radio network controller has a first identifier of each multicast service whose activation was previously requested by at least one radio terminal (1, 11) via said radio network controller and is adapted to notify radio terminals in... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20080020740 - Mobile telephone unit, method for outputing alarm of mobile telephone unit, and program therefor: To provide a mobile phone that can achieve an alarm function by receiving broadcasts such as radio broadcasts when possible, assuming a case where a reception level of a broadcast signal of a set broadcast station is low. At a predetermined time, a mobile phone (101) having a function for... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20080020741 - Speed dial setting method in mobile communication terminal user interface and mobile communication terminal: A speed dial setting method in a mobile communication terminal user interface and a mobile communication terminal are provided. In a conventional speed dial setting method, a speed dial is set only through entering a speed dial setting menu, which is a sub menu of an address book, whereby there... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080020742 - System and method for accessing contact information on a communication device: Contact records are stored. Each record has values in respective fields, including first and second fields and a contact identifier field. A communication, that includes a network identifier, is received. Which of the records matches the identifier is determined based on the value in the respective record's contact identifier field... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day

20080020743 - Apparatus and method for preventing multimedia message retrieval in mobile communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for preventing multimedia message retrieval in a mobile communication system. It is determined if a message indicating an elapse of an expiration time of a multimedia message is received from an multimedia message service center (MMSC), and disables a retrieval process for a multimedia... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080020744 - Multipurpose data input/output and display configurations for a data processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus is described having a first operational mode and a second operational mode comprising: a first group of control elements to perform a first predefined set of functions in a first orientation associated with the first operational mode and to perform a second predefined set of functions... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman

20080020745 - Method and apparatus for supporting communication service of idle user terminal located in common routing area in a mobile communication system: A method for supporting a communication service of an idle mode terminal located in a common routing area in a mobile communication system that includes a Node B, an Access Gateway (AGW), and a Home Subscriber Server (HSS), and has a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network and a 3rd Generation... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080020747 - Alarm systems having multiple communication alternatives for contacting a monitoring service and methods of operating the same: An alarm system includes a mobile terminal and an alarm controller. The alarm controller is configured to communicate with the mobile terminal, to attempt a call to a monitoring service using a first communication technique responsive to detection of an alarm condition, and to attempt a call to the monitoring... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20080020746 - Method and apparatus for controllable simulation of mobility: Systems and methods enabling the efficient and repeatable simulation of mobility, during performance measurements of wireless data communications equipment are described. These are particularly useful for testing the impact on performance of spatial separation between Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) devices, such as clients, relative to their counterparts, such as... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20080020748 - Method and apparatus for quick recovery of dropped cellular phone calls: A wireless communication (120) device for placing calls within a wireless communication system (100) on a plurality of channels is provided. The wireless communication unit (120) includes a transceiver (204) for transmitting and receiving radio frequency (RF) signals on the plurality of channels, a signal detector (220), a network scanner... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.

20080020750 - System for simulating mobile phone and method thereof: A system for simulating mobile phone and method thereof is provided. The system has separately designed man-machine-interface (MMI) kernel module, simulator module and plug-in module. If a designer wants to replace the MMI kernel module in a developing project, the present invention allows not only the transplantation and extension of... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20080020749 - Method of controlling and analysing communications in a telephone network: The invention relates to a method and system for controlling and analysing cellular radio communications exchanged between mobile terminals and base stations BTS. The invention is characterised in that a dummy mobile terminals and base stations BTS. The invention is comprising a dummy mobile telephone network RRTM_F comprising a dummy... Agent: Lowe Hauptman & Berner, LLP

20080020751 - Channel monitoring methods in a wireless broadcast system: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate monitoring RF channels in a wireless communication environment to determine whether one or more channels comprise a forward-link-only (FLO) signal. A receiver can receive a first RF channel with a FLO signal and can monitor other RF channels for FLO signals. Upon a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020752 - Fault tolerant user interface for wireless device: A handset is provided. The handset comprises a buffer and a state table framework. The buffer is operable to accumulate a plurality of digital images and to provide the accumulated digital images to promote display on the handset. The state table framework is operable, when a wireless connection to a... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.

20080020753 - Personal electronics device: An electronic device combines the features of one or more of: cellular telephone, Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), personal computer, Internet Appliance (IA), pager, cordless telephone, remote control unit (for example, for use with television, stereo, entertainment devices, and so forth) and Global Positioning System (GPS) into one common easy to... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20080020754 - Method for predicting air interface capacity based on performance measurements: The present invention provides a method of wireless telecommunications in a wireless telecommunications network that provides a plurality of service types. The method includes accessing at least one first performance measurement associated with the wireless telecommunications network and determining at least one load associated with at least one of the... Agent: Jeffrey A. Pyle Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20080020755 - Method and system for international roaming using virtual sim card: In a cellular telephone environment where SIM cards are used, a single SIM card is provided with a mechanism for supporting conventionally separate services that employ separate SIM cards, such as international calling from various countries, wherein the SIM card is enabled so that the user can dynamically load local... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20080020756 - Method and system for providing gsma ir. 73 sor compliant cellular traffic redirection: The present invention provides a passive monitoring method of redirecting roaming traffic associated with a subscriber. The method includes retrieving a first transaction ID at a TR probe, by passively monitoring a registration message intended for a home location information database. The method further includes retrieving a second transaction ID... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20080020757 - Method for operating a mobile wireless network: A method of operating a mobile wireless network is described to ensure proper function of protocol entities during the transmission of data units between two wireless stations of the mobile wireless network. In this case, user data is assembled by a first convergence protocol layer of the first wireless station... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20080020758 - Query-response techniques for reduction of wireless client database size to provide scalability in large wireless switch networks supporting layer 3 mobility: Techniques and technologies are provided for querying wireless switches in a first mobility domain about a wireless client device. The first mobility domain comprises a first mobility area and other mobility areas. According to one implementation of these techniques, a first wireless switch in the first mobility domain can determine... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.

20080020759 - Techniques for home wireless switch redundancy and stateful switchover in a network of wireless switches supporting layer 3 mobility within a mobility domain: Techniques and technologies are provided for recovering from failure of a home wireless switch in a network of wireless switches which includes an initial home wireless switch of at least one wireless client device in a first mobility domain, a backup home wireless switch in the first mobility domain, and... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.

20080020760 - Global location registers in roaming cellular telephony: A global location register (GLR) provides a proxy for visitor location registers to the home location registers to avoid updating of the external network with location update notifications upon transfer of a roaming user between visitor location registers. The standard GLR is extended by being configured with multiple addresses, has... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan Prtsi, Inc.

20080020761 - Apparatus and method for generating plmn list in mobile communication system: Provided are an apparatus and method for generating a Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) list in a mobile communication terminal. The method includes: generating an available PLMN list by searching PLMNs through a Radio Frequency (RF) channel, and determining if Location Area Code (LAC) information is contained in the available... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080020762 - Point to point radio bearers for a broadcasting service: A method for establishing a connection between user equipment (UE) and an associated network includes receiving at the UE a notification indicating either a start of a broadcast service or an availability of the broadcast service, such that the notification comprises an identifier which identifies the broadcast service. The method... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka

20080020763 - Point to point radio bearers for a broadcasting service: A method for establishing a connection between user equipment (UE) and an associated network includes receiving at the UE a service announcement providing a description of an available broadcast service and at least one identifier which identifies the broadcast service, and receiving at the UE a setup message which establishes... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka

20080020764 - Mobile device and base station for a communication protocol with normal login and ad-hoc login: A mobile device communicates with a base station according to a communication protocol, the communication protocol having a first message for signaling a readiness of the base station for a normal login operation of the mobile device with the base station and a second message for signaling a readiness of... Agent: Schoppe, Zimmerman , Stockeller & Zinkler

20080020766 - Method for selecting base station and communication system using the same: A method for selecting a base station is applied to a mobile station. The mobile station sets a preset distance corresponding to a datum base station. The method comprises selecting a first base station to be a serving base station; and obtaining a first C2 parameter of a second base... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20080020765 - Wireless communication device and method for selecting between multiple sets of stored subscriber identity information: A wireless communication device includes wireless communication circuitry that enables the wireless communication unit to communicate through at least a first wireless communication service and a second wireless communication service, and includes a subscriber identity information memory that stores at least a first subscriber identity information and a different second... Agent: Motorola Inc

20080020767 - Hand over control system, mobile communication system and hand over control method for use therewith: A system according to an exemplary aspect of the invention is a hand over control system for performing a connection switching from a source base station to a target base station along with movement of a mobile station, including a control unit for controlling the connection switching in accordance with... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20080020768 - Channel handoff methods in wireless broadcast systems: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate monitoring RF channels in a wireless communication environment to determine whether one or more channels comprise a forward-link-only (FLO) signal. A receiver can receive a first RF channel with a FLO signal and can monitor other RF channels for FLO signals. Upon a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020769 - Tune-away and cross paging systems and methods: Systems and methods are provided for processing wireless signal components for a mobile wireless access broadband service. This can include processes for measuring signal strength of an alternative frequency by tuning away from an existing frequency associated with an existing communications path. Such processes allow determining if the alternative frequency... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020770 - Method of controlling handover, base station and mobile station for use in a communication network: s

20080020771 - Mechanism for the conveyance and management of device mobility in an ims network: A network element is disclosed. The network element has a processor programmed to promote sending an event mechanism to promote a handoff between disparate telecommunications networks. The event mechanism comprises a mobility event comprising a mobility information element and a mobility state element. The mobility information element comprises a type... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.

20080020772 - Systems and methods for reduced overhead in wireless communication networks having sdma modulation: Advantage is taken of the fact that downlink quality is always known at a mobile station. Thus, a base station may use preference information from the mobile station as a basis for assigning a channel, rather than requiring the details of channel conditions. In one embodiment, the base station pre-selects... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p

20080020774 - Method and system for managing calls in a communication network: A method and system for managing calls in a communication network (100) is provided. The method includes establishing a voice path between the mobile station (102) and a called entity (110) through a switching center (104). The method also includes receiving a first request from the switching center at the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080020776 - Systems and methods for coordinating supplementary services for voice telephone calls in a centralized fashion: A mobile station that is configured to facilitate coordination of supplementary services in a centralized fashion may include circuit-switched (CS) domain components that are configured to place voice telephone calls in a CS domain. The mobile station may also include IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) components that are configured to place... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020773 - Wireless communication device and method for managing the call routing for multiple services each respectively associated with a corresponding one of multiple sets of stored subscriber identity information: A wireless communication device and method is provided for managing the call routing for multiple services each respectively associated with a corresponding one of multiple sets of stored subscriber identity information. The wireless communication device includes wireless communication circuitry, that enables the wireless communication unit to communicate through at least... Agent: Motorola Inc

20080020775 - Priority bearers in a mobile telecommunication network: Method for switching a packet to a bearer in a mobile telecommunication network, by setting up multiple parallel bearers for bearing the packet across a radio interface; associating the bearers with a bearer priority level of traffic handling; determining a priority level of the packet; mapping the packet priority level... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20080020777 - Systems and methods for coordinating supplementary services for voice telephone calls in a centralized fashion: A system, a method for call processing and a device are provided. The device includes an IMSI and multiple MSISDN, wherein the multiple MSISDN includes a main-number and a sub-number, the sub-number is corresponding to an incoming call answering policy and an outgoing call number policy, and the device is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20080020778 - Method for efficient persistent resource assignment in communication systems: The present disclosure relates generally to methods for persistent resource assignment. In one example, the method includes allocating a communication resource set containing resource units to multiple user groups. A starting resource unit and a direction are assigned to at least two user groups, where each user group is to... Agent: Timothy F. Bliss

20080020779 - Radio communications system: A scheduling process handles a plurality of communication services in a collective manner, thus making a radio communications system more operable. A pilot signal sender sends pilot signals with carrier frequencies each corresponding to an N (N≧1) different communication services. A scheduler collects N×n instances of propagation environment data from... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080020780 - Method and system for detecting data congestion and applying a cell reselection offset: A method and apparatus for reducing data congestion in a cell having signal strength, the method having the steps of: assigning a congestion penalty at a mobile device to a cell; applying the congestion penalty to the signal strength to create a selection value; and performing cell reselection using the... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd

20080020781 - Apparatus and method for tracking the position of a person/object using a mobile communication network: The present invention relates to an apparatus for tracking a position using a mobile communication network comprising terminals, a base station transmission system (BTS), a base station controller (BSC), a mobile switching center (MSC), a Home Location Register (HLR), a Short Message Service (SMS) and a position information management server.... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20080020782 - System and method for locating misplaced items: The system for finding lost articles such as keys includes a receiving unit that is physically attached to the article and programmed to activate upon receipt of a unique code transmitted via a wireless communications network. A mobile phone has a pre-programmed function code that, upon pressing a specific set... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20080020784 - Location caching and extrapolation based on speed: A system for locating a device in a wireless network that caches a known location and estimates a location at a given time based on a speed at which the device is moving. The system initially determines plural locations and determines the speed from location. The speed and location information... Agent: Powell Goldstein, LLP

20080020783 - Other cell sites used as reference point to cull satellite ephemeris information for quick, accurate assisted locating satellite location determination: A geometric shape (e.g., an inverted cone) is computed above a given ‘reference point’ defined from locations of cell sites OTHER than the cell site currently servicing a given wireless device, to provide a best-guess as to a near-future location of a mobile wireless device. Locating satellites (e.g., GPS) are... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20080020785 - System and method for detecting locations of a customer premises equipment: The present invention discloses a system for detecting locations of a customer premises equipment in a wireless communication system with one or more base transceiver stations and one is efficient. A plurality of antennas in a base transceiver station receives signals transmitted from a customer premises equipment. A timing detection... Agent: L. Howard Chen Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, LLP

20080020786 - Subscriber unit for a cellular communication system: A subscriber unit, for a cellular communication system, is arranged to store data representing a message to be transmitted together with data representing specified conditions associated with the transmission of the message. The subscriber unit responds to the specified conditions being met by transmitting the message. The specified conditions may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080020789 - Method of authentication in ip multimedia subsystem: A method of authentication in an IMS includes: after receiving a Register message from a UE, locating, by a P-CSCF, a CLF according to information contained in the Register message and a pre-configured relationship; querying, by the P-CSCF, the CLF about NASS attachment information of the UE to obtain a... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20080020787 - Mobile station: The invention relates to a mobile station and a method for sending messages from a mobile station to a recipient. A mobile station according to the invention comprises means for creating a message and means for defining the recipient of the message. The mobile station further comprises processing means for... Agent: Cermak Kenealy & Vaidya LLP

20080020788 - Virtual casino host: Described herein are systems and methods that improve personalized service in a casino or other gaming establishment. The systems and methods provide a portable personal service device to a person; the device permits the gaming establishment to communicate with the person—regardless of their location in the gaming establishment. Messages sent... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP

20080020790 - Diversity code allocation for distributed transmit diversity: A method of allocating diversity codes to sectors in a mobile communication network achieves a favorable code balance for all mobile terminals a predetermined percentage of the time. The method comprises allocating diversity codes to each sector in a cluster of sectors for a first time period according to a... Agent: Coats & Bennett/ericsson Wireless Comm''s., Inc.

20080020791 - Radio communication system, radio device, communication control method, and communication control program in computer-readable storage medium: Disconnection of communication is prevented and a connecting relation is maintained between radio devices even when a communication channel is dynamically switched. Accordingly, when a first radio device switches a communication channel used for radio communication with a second radio device, the first radio device firstly switches to a simultaneously-connectable... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20080020792 - Method for the provision of data via a pilot channel of a radio communication system: A method provides first data via a pilot channel of a radio communication system with the pilot channel with the data transmitting information data on available access possibilities. To provide the first data, second data received from at least one terminal is used, with the second data referring to the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20080020793 - Apparatus and method for transmission power balance adjustment in a mobile cellular system: A transmission power control system can establish synchronization by matching adjustment start timings while repeating adjustment periods even when start timings of transmission power balance adjustment are different due to fluctuation of transmission delay of control message from the control station to base station, and can increase circuit capacity by... Agent: Paul J. Esatto, Jr. Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser

20080020795 - Apparatus and method for selecting a shooting mode: An apparatus and method for selecting a shooting mode in a mobile terminal having a distance measurement unit for measuring the distance between a camera and an object are provided. The apparatus and method include a distance measurement unit for measuring a distance between the camera and the object when... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20080020796 - Cellular phone: A plurality of operation portions are arranged at a surface on a sub-display side of a cellular phone with a camera so that various kinds of setting, selection and control can be performed without opening the cellular phone in its folded state, and the cellular phone can achieve improved operability... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080020794 - Mobile electronic device with fluid delivery system: A portable electronic device comprising an outer casing having at least one electrical component and a fluid delivery system therein. The fluid delivery system is integrally defined within at least a portion of the outer casing. The fluid delivery system includes an internal reservoir defined within the outer casing and... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20080020797 - Apparatus for the reduction of uplink request processing latency in a wireless communication system: Upstream requests such a bandwidth requests, are processed by CMTS out of order on a priority basis to reduce latency in responding to the request. Specifically, a cable modem termination system (CMTS) is connected to a plurality of cable modems by a cable plant. The CMTS has a burst receiver... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20080020798 - Apparatus and method of a mobile communication terminal for accessing a portal site: An apparatus and a method of a mobile communication terminal for accessing a portal site are provided, which include reading out an International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) from a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card, coding the read IMSI, and generating an ID using the coded IMSI, and provide easy, fast... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080020800 - Two-in-one connector for both sim card of mobile phone and memory card: A two-in-one connector for both SIM card of mobile phone and memory card, comprises a terminal block, a plurality of first conductive terminals for connecting the SIM card inserted, a plurality of second conductive terminals for connecting the memory card inserted, a slot block, and a top cover, wherein the... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20080020799 - Data communication card, program and computer readable recording media: A notebook computer transmits a distribution. confirmation request including a content attribute. A data communication card performs a matching test for the attribute and notifies of a matching result. When a reservation receiving application requests to start reservation receiving, the data communication card synchronizes with a channel for broadcast to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20080020801 - Managing wireless base stations using a distributed virtual base station manager: To manage a group of wireless base stations (WBS), a network administrator accesses one of the WBS, which serves as the management point. The management point WBS distributes parameters to each WBS to configure each WBS. Each WBS has logic thereon to that allows the WBSs to discover one another... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20080020802 - Wireless receiver and wireless reception method: A Multi-Input/Multi-Output (MIMO) receiver may include a plurality of receiving antennas that receive a plurality of radio signals and an estimation section that finds channel estimation values of the plurality of radio signals. A MIMO separation section separates, using a MIMO scheme, the plurality of radio signals in accordance with... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP

20080020803 - Methods and devices for restricting access to mobile communication device functionality: Disclosed are methods and mobile communication devices having a plurality of functionalities in normal mode wherein at least one of the functionalities is limited in a restricted mode. In one embodiment a method includes the device receiving a signal to display a prompt to select from the plurality of functionalities... Agent: Motorola Inc

20080020804 - Coordinated operation method and communication terminal device: During execution of an engine application by an engine unit 40, a host unit 30 determines a region for host display upon a display screen, wherein the host unit determines the display contents, according to the usage direction of the display screen employed. Subsequently, the unit 30 creates a host... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20080020805 - Device, system, and method of augmenting cellular telephone audio signals: A device, system and method is described for augmenting cellular telephone signals for a cellular telephone. In an exemplary embodiment, an audio signal device cellular is provided with a sound generating device that stores one or more audio signals that are activated upon receipt of a telephone call. Optionally, the... Agent: Withers & Keys For Bell South

20080020806 - Cellular phone control apparatus, method of controlling same and hands-free call placement apparatus: A cellular phone control apparatus uses a predetermined association between a cellular phone and a call destination for controlling use of plural cellular phones. The predetermined association is stored in a memory of the control apparatus, and the call destination specified by a user is reflected to a selection of... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20080020807 - System for calibrating a hands-free system: A method for calibrating a hands-free system is provided. The hands-free system comprising a hands-free unit and a mobile phone, the method comprising the following steps of setting up a connection between the hands-free system and a distant terminal via a mobile telephony network of the mobile phone, transmitting a... Agent: The Eclipse Group

20080020808 - Method and system to support fast connection set-up in communication networks: A method (200) and system (100) for supporting fast connection set-up in a communication network (110). The method can include the steps of - in a mobile station (114) that is capable of operating in at least two separate power saving modes, a first power saving mode and a second... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section

20080020811 - Mobile communication terminal and method of changing a function mode: A mobile communication terminal and method of changing a function mode are provided. The present invention provides a user interface capable of changing its function according to a rotation of a body of the mobile communication terminal. The present invention includes a first body having a display unit, a second... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka

20080020810 - Mobile communication terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile communication terminal including a first rotary key configured to generate a first signal when the first rotary key is rotated, in which the first signal indicates a direction and an amount the first rotary key is rotated, a second rotary key configured to generate a second signal when... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080020809 - Portable terminal with camera lens assembly: A portable terminal with a camera lens assembly is disclosed. The portable terminal includes a receiving groove, a lens housing rotatably disposed in the receiving groove, a frictional piece provided in the lens housing, and a frictional projection provided at an end of the frictional piece. The frictional projection contacts... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20080020813 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone having a body including a ground portion, a cover of a metallic material coupled to the body, the cover forming an exterior surface of the mobile phone, and a grounding unit electrically connecting the ground portion of the body to the cover, the grounding unit being disposed... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080020812 - Collapsible mobile radio device: A conductive metal frame and a first hinge portion fitted onto an upper case are connected electrically, first and second hinge portions are joined to turn on a rotating shaft, and the first and second hinge portions and the rotating shaft are formed of a conductive metal and conducted electrically... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

  
01/17/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing

20080014863 - Detection and elimination of oscillation within cellular network amplifiers: A system and method for substantially reducing oscillation produced by a network amplifier. An exemplary method includes receiving a cellular signal at a first antenna of a network amplifier and applying a first amplification factor to the cellular signal. The resultant amplified cellular signal is transmitted to a target destination... Agent: Workman Nydegger

20080014862 - Processor-controlled variable gain cellular network amplifiers with oscillation detection circuit: A system and method for optimal adjustment of gain of a network amplifier, and for substantially reducing oscillation produced by a network amplifier. The network amplifier includes first and second antennas for the transmission of signals between a handset and a base station. The signals are amplified by first and... Agent: Workman Nydegger

20080014866 - Transceiver architecture and method for wireless base-stations: s

20080014868 - Office communication system: An office communication system provides intra-office communication within a medical or dental office, for example. The system includes a door or wall unit, a table or desk unit, and a wearable or portable unit. The door and desk units are configured to transmit and receive both infrared and radio frequency... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC

20080014870 - Method and system for explicit feedback with sounding packet for wireless local area networks (wlan): Aspects of a method and system for explicit feedback with a sounding packet for wireless local area networks (WLAN). Aspects of the system may include a beamforming block that may enable generation of a plurality of RF chain signals based on a current steering matrix, where the current steering matrix... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20080014861 - Progressively broadcasting information in beacon signals: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate transmitting at least two different types of information in a single signal, whereby the different types of information can be encoded and decoded independently. Thus, changes to one type of information does not affect a second type of information.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014864 - Method for transmitting at least one information data record between a mobile trigger apparatus and at least one fixed station: An apparatus which can be used for the transmission has an electronic unit which has a transmission unit for transmitting the information data record, a GPS unit, a memory unit for cartographic data, a data processing unit for ascertaining location coordinates for the mobile trigger apparatus (9) from the ascertained... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080014865 - Radio and public address accessory system with wireless interface: A communications system for a vehicle user is provided. The system comprises a portable transceiver which the vehicle user can easily carry on his or her person and a vehicle-mounted transceiver. The portable transceiver is capable of communicating with the vehicle-mounted transceiver. Audio information contained in a transmission from the... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20080014867 - Portable identity card reader system for physical and logical access: A portable RFID reader apparatus having a contactless interface and slots or recesses for for insertion of contactless smart card fobs, including ID card, and having a wireless interface for communicating with a token plugged into a computer, provides physical and logical access.... Agent: Gerald E. Linden

20080014869 - Data security device: A portable data storage device is described, which includes a short range wireless communication interface. The device is configured to communicate with a backup device over a wireless communication link and further comprises an alerting device for initiating an alert procedure on separation of the backup device from the portable... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20080014871 - System and method for interleaving data in a wireless transmitter: A system and method for interleaving data in a wireless transmitter wherein bits from the input data stream are sent to downstream processing without being stored in memory. According to a first example embodiment of the present invention, a first radio frame of data from an input code block is... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20080014872 - Method and device for reducing exposure to undesirable electromagnetic radiation: The present invention is a method and device for reducing exposure to undesirable electromagnetic radiation. The device uses a target antenna to capture certain radiation from an active emission source, such as a cell phone when it is transmitting or a microwave oven when it is cooking. The target antenna... Agent: Etherton Law Group, LLC

20080014875 - A method and apparatus for reducing link interference by a link between a user equipment component and an access network component: A method and apparatus are described for reducing link interference by a link between a user equipment component and an access network component. The user equipment component and access network component are connected by links over dedicated channels in respective directions, the link channel power in the first direction being... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd

20080014874 - Method and apparatus for reducing link interference by a link between a user equipment component and an access network component: A method and apparatus are described for reducing link interference by a link between a user equipment component and an access network component. The user equipment component and access network component are connected by links over dedicated channels in respective directions, the link channel power in the first direction being... Agent: Research In Motion, Ltd

20080014873 - Methods and apparatus for adaptive local oscillator nulling: Methods and apparatus to adaptively null leakage from a local oscillator.... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP

20080014877 - Carrier frequency shifting in mobile communications: The specification and drawings present a new method, system, apparatus and software product for carrier frequency shifting in mobile communication systems, e.g., for eliminating or reducing interference, e.g., for a communication between a mobile station and a network element. The communication between the mobile station and the network element may... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20080014876 - Receiver and receiving method: A receiving method and a receiver of a telecommunication system are provided. The receiver comprises one or more antennas, a radio frequency unit connected to the antennas for receiving signals transmitted by one or more transmitters using a multitude of channels, and an estimator. The estimator is configured to select... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20080014878 - Radio frequency integrated circuit electro-static discharge circuit: The radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) electrostatic discharge (ESD) circuit includes an integrated circuit pad and a radio frequency (RF) ESD circuit. The integrated circuit pad provides coupling to an antenna. The RF ESD circuit is coupled to the integrated circuit pad, wherein the RF ESD circuit provides ESD protection... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20080014879 - Receive only physical interface device ic used in a passive network tap: A receive or listen only Physical Interface Device (Phy). The receive or listen only Phy is configured to have a front end configured to only receive data from a communications network. The receive only Phy may be implemented a part of a tap device including a first network port for... Agent: Workman Nydegger

20080014880 - Signalling method of detecting hidden incumbent system in cognitive radio environment and channel fractioning method used to enable the method: A signaling method between a cognitive radio (CR) base station and a CR terminal in a CR environment, and a channel division method used for the signaling method, includes: detecting a channel usage of an incumbent system, which communicates with a CR base station; sensing an outband channel to communicate... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20080014884 - Cooperative multiple-access using user-clustering and space-time-frequency coding techniques for higher reliability reception: Multiple wireless user devices act cooperatively to communicate with a remote destination node through a MIMO channel. In at least one embodiment, a cooperative cluster of user devices is formed that makes use of vertical coding techniques to achieve enhanced communication performance.... Agent: The Law Offices Of John C. Scott, LLC C/o Intellevele

20080014881 - Detection of high velocity movement in a telecommunication system: Whether relative velocity between a transmitter and a receiver is higher than a predetermined amount is detected. This involves using a Doppler estimation technique to generate an estimate of Doppler spread, {circumflex over (f)}D(1), based on a received signal, and using an alternative velocity estimation technique to generate an estimate... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20080014886 - Method and apparatus for searching for frequency burst to acquire synchronization in a mobile communication system: A method for searching for a frequency burst (FB) by a mobile station (MS) in a mobile communication system that acquires synchronization between a base station (BS) and the MS using a frame including the FB and a synch burst (SB). In the FB search method, the MS receives a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080014883 - Monitoring voice quality in communication networks: A method for monitoring voice quality in a communication network. In a first embodiment, the method comprises the steps of: establishing a voice communication pathway (VCPW) between first and second telephone terminals; establishing speech cadence between first and second terminals, wherein the terminals alternate between opposing send and listen/receive modes... Agent: Wood And Eisenberg, PLLC

20080014882 - Protected paging indication mechanism within wireless networks: Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatus for a protected paging indication mechanism within wireless networks. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20080014885 - System and method for delivering mobile services: A mobile terminal issues a signaling command such as a call divert message via the signaling link, along with a knowingly invalid number. The call divert request ends up being rejected by the caller's home operator due to the invalid number accompanying the call divert request. A communication server associated... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20080014887 - Reception circuit, radio-controlled timepiece, and reception circuit control method: A reception circuit can receive a plurality of standard time signals and has a reception means for selectively receiving and demodulating any one of the plural standard time signals, and a control means for outputting a control signal that controls the reception means. The reception means includes a signal amplifier... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20080014888 - Overload protection for receiver front end: An embodiment is a receiver for a communications system that may substantially block unwanted signals in a frequency range to protect the receiver from overload. Simultaneously, the receiver of an embodiment substantially passes a desired signal so that its information may be processed by the, for example, communications system of... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation

20080014889 - Method and system for partitioning gain for wireless radio frequency integrated circuits: A method for partitioning gain for a wireless radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) is provided. The method includes receiving an overall gain at the RFIC from a baseband controller that is coupled to the RFIC. The overall gain is then partitioned in the RFIC.... Agent: Docket Clerk

20080014890 - Systems and methods for providing millimeter wave signal improvements: A radio frequency receiver includes a receiver circuit for processing RF signals, an antenna to receive millimeter wave RF signals, and an attenuator circuit, coupled between the receiver circuit and antenna. In one embodiment, the attenuator circuit may be used to determine a signal strength of the millimeter wave RF... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20080014891 - Enabling mobile switched antennas: The claimed subject matter relates to enabling antenna switching in a wireless terminal that has multiple receive antennas per receive chain via soft-demodulation and interleaving of concatenated code received in a strip channel. A coherent demodulation protocol may be performed to estimate an SNR for a first antenna during a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014892 - Method and system for antenna selection algorithm at the transmitter: Aspects of a method and system for an antenna selection algorithm at the transmitter are presented. Aspects of a system for joint antenna selection may include a receiving mobile terminal that enables reception of a plurality of sounding frames via a plurality of receiving antennas. A processor may enable mapping... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20080014893 - Semiconductor device and electronic device having the same: A semiconductor device includes an antenna circuit for receiving a wireless signal, a power supply circuit generating power by the wireless signal received by the antenna circuit, and a clock generation circuit to which power is supplied. The clock generation circuit includes a ring oscillator which self-oscillates and a frequency... Agent: Eric Robinson

20080014894 - Method and system for spurious signal control in receivers: A method and system for dynamically shifting spurious tones away from the desired frequency in a virtual local oscillator receiver, such that any undesired signal residing at such spurious tones are effectively delineated from the desired signal and removed from the RF input signal. The system detects the presence of... Agent: Dennis R. Haszko Patent Law Office Of D.r.haszko

20080014895 - Direct conversion receiver architecture: A direct downconversion receiver architecture having a DC loop to remove DC offset from the signal components, a digital variable gain amplifier (DVGA) to provide a range of gains, an automatic gain control (AGC) loop to provide gain control for the DVGA and RF/analog circuitry, and a serial bus interface... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014896 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for frequency conversion: A method according to one embodiment includes using a quadrature set of local oscillator signals having duty cycles of substantially less than fifty percent to perform a mixing operation on a radio-frequency current signal. Other embodiments include using a quadrature set of local oscillator signals having duty cycles of less... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014897 - Method and apparatus for delivering energy to an electrical or electronic device via a wireless link: A method and apparatus for providing power to e.g., a chargeable device via a radio frequency link. In one aspect, a method of providing power to a chargeable device via radio frequency link comprises generating a substantially un-modulated signal. The method further comprises radiating a substantially un-modulated radio frequency (RF)... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20080014898 - Rf circuit module: A module for radio frequency signal circuits includes an electrically conductive housing. Coax connectors are secured to the rear face of the housing. A circuit board is contained within the interior spaced between sidewalls of the housing. A ground side of the circuit board includes a layer of electrically conductive... Agent: Attn: Steven C. Bruess Merchant & Gould P.C.

20080014900 - Cellular alert device: A cellular alert device according to the present invention notifies a user that a cellular call is being received by an associated cellular telephone even when the alert device is not in close proximity or in data communication with the associated telephone. The cellular alert device includes a receiver for... Agent: Harshaw Research, Inc.

20080014901 - Method and apparatus for incorporating emergency 911 service into personal computer based nomadic telephony operations: A device includes a virtual telephony interface and a nomadic emergency process operates with the virtual telephony interface. The nomadic emergency process operates to update current location information of the apparatus and to verify the location. A system includes a portable device having a personal computer (PC) to telephony unit.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman

20080014899 - Wireless communication device and system: A wireless communication device includes a mode wherein an incoming communication is placed on hold and a verbal response message is sent to the initiator of the communication. A non-audible tactile or visual indicator is provided at the device indicative of the presence of an incoming communication.... Agent: Welsh & Katz, Ltd

20080014902 - Handheld radio signal tracker: A handheld radio signal tracker is provided. The handheld tracker includes a plurality of directional antennas to receive radio signal, whereby a microprocessor will identify the direction and distance of the target which sends the signal. In particular, two directional antennas receive a signal from the same target, the indicating... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080014904 - Flexible rating rules and calender rules implemented in a real-time charging system for a telecommunications network: By coupling a rating engine with call processing, rating rules are generated that enable a flexible interface between call process and call rating without necessitating that fixed data be passed between them. The real time charging system (RCS) provides a process that creates a generic entity, called a bucket, and... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

20080014903 - Method for charging for a service in a telecommunications/data network: A method for charging for a service in a telecommunications/data network, in particular UMTS mobile radio network, transactions which relate to debits being transmitted to a debiting system on network elements which implement a debiting interface, by means of an adapted transmission protocol, a hot-billing protocol which supports a termination... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP

20080014905 - Authentication matching method and device: In an authentication matching method and device which provide an optimum service to a user in view of a network condition in a state where the user is authenticated, access from the user is authenticated, an optimum network condition and service are selected, when the access is authenticated, from a... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080014906 - Contact image selection and association method and system for mobile device: A method of associating an image with a contact record on a mobile device. The contact record is displayed in a user interface and the user selects an image file for association with the contact record. The selected image is rendered and overlaid with a cropping shape. The image is... Agent: Ridout & Maybee Suite 2400

20080014909 - Information communication system: A system of plural vehicles is organized by transmitting information through communication devices being capable of establishing direct intercommunication respectively installed in the plural vehicles. The transmission of the information is controlled by a control unit in the system as well as a memory for storing a vehicle ID, an... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20080014907 - Method for call completion service: The present invention provides a call completion service that notifies a calling subscriber when a called terminal becomes available for connection. This is upon the request of the calling subscriber to address situations such as when a call is unable to be established due to the called terminal being busy... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20080014908 - System and method for coordinating customized mobility services through a network: A system and method are disclosed for coordinating customized mobility services through a network. The system includes a network, an access device configured to connect to the network, a server configured to communicate with the access device through the network, an identification module configured to identify a user's customer account... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie

20080014911 - Group sharing of media content: A communications device includes a personalization content manager and a media player. The manager receives group media clips of a group that shares common media content. The media player plays at least one of the group media clips on the occasion of call-related activity with another of the members. A... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20080014910 - Method for acquiring information, and hand-held mobile communications device for implementing the method: A method for acquiring information is implemented in a hand-held mobile communications device to access information in a remote information server through the Internet. The method includes enabling the communications device to acquire partial content of information from the information server at predetermined times, to filter the acquired partial content... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20080014912 - Cooperative operation method, mobile communication terminal thereof, mail transceiving method, and communication system: When an application activation instruction is input, it is decided whether the application is expected to access a high-level protection resource or low-level protection resource (step S31). If the decision is affirmative, display is done to prompt the user to select whether to permit activation of the application (step S32).... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20080014913 - Cellular mobile modbus data collection: Cellular Mobile Modbus Data Collection. Application on a cellular mobile device that collects and transfers data from field devices to server.... Agent: Jason Balan

20080014914 - Mobile communication terminal and method for initalizing the mobile communication terminal using an over-the-air (ota) data backup: A mobile communication terminal and a method for initializing a mobile communication terminal using an over-the-air (OTA) data includes receiving OTA data from a wireless network entity, storing the OTA data in a first database and a second database which are each associated with the mobile terminal, receiving a reset... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka

20080014916 - Wireless network connection method and mobile phone using the same: A mobile phone is provided. A wireless connection module establishes a wireless connection between the mobile phone and an access point. A storage device stores a first configuration group, a second configuration group, and a third configuration group, each comprising at least one wireless network configuration file. A controller, when... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20080014915 - Mobile station and mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a mobile station that controls a transmission rate of user data to be transmitted to a base station. The mobile station according to the present invention includes: a transmission rate control unit configured to decide an instantaneous transmission rate of the user data, based on... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20080014917 - Wireless mobile phone methods: A user gestures with a wireless mobile phone device to control some aspect of its operation, or the operation of a remote system with which the device communicates. (The gestures may be sensed by tracking movement of a feature across a field of view of a mobile phone device camera.)... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20080014918 - Communication quality measuring device, communication quality measuring method and communication measuring program in computer-readable medium: A communication quality measuring device measures communication quality for recognizing a communication state for a predetermined period. Then, the communication quality measuring device calculates a correlation period during which cases of communication quality measuring unit at a measured particular time. Then, the communication quality measuring device determines a communication quality... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20080014919 - Illumination system for portable electronic devices: An illumination system for a portable electronic device (100) is provided. The portable electronic device comprises a first housing (102) having a user interface (202), and a second housing (104) having at least one light source. The second housing is slideably coupled to the first housing. Further, the second housing... Agent: Motorola Inc

20080014920 - Methods and apparatus for transitioning between states: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate transitioning between states associated with a wireless terminal. The wireless terminal may transition to and/or from a split-tone on state, which may enable increasing overall user capacity related to a base station or sector. Further, such state transitions may reduce power consumption associated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014921 - Paging operation for idle mode terminals with a plurality of wireless interfaces: Embodiments of the present invention provide paging operation for idle mode terminals with a plurality of wireless interfaces. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20080014923 - Portable mobile terminal: The invention is directed to a portable mobile terminal having a wireless receiver (DE) for receiving wirelessly transmitted audio signals of a microphone (DM). The wireless receiver (DE) has a plurality of antennae, and the reception is based on a receiver diversity.... Agent: Gerald H. Kiel, Esq. Reed Smith LLP

20080014922 - System and method for delivering mobile services: A mobile terminal issues a signaling command such as a call divert message via the signaling link, along with a knowingly invalid number. The call divert request ends up being rejected by the caller's home operator due to the invalid number accompanying the call divert request. A communication server associated... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20080014924 - Dual mode decoder operable with external memory: A dual mode decoder operable with external memory. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are integrated circuit products comprising a processor portion, a memory portion coupled to the processor portion, and a hardware demodulation portion coupled to the processor portion. The processor portion and hardware demodulation portion work together... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20080014925 - Method for providing mobile television information in mbms: A method for providing information associated with available mobile television services from a network controller to a User Equipment (UE) in a telecommunications network, the network including arranging a plurality of mobile television services into a specified group, and transmitting the information in a single message to a UE from... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080014926 - Mobile communication terminal and call handover method: Disclosed is a mobile communication terminal including: a user information storage unit for storing user information having a terminal identifier for identifying an arbitrary communication terminal, and a user identifier for identifying the user of the communication terminal associated with each other; an identifier storage unit for storing, at the... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20080014927 - Miniaturized quadrifilar helix antenna: A quadrifilar helix antenna used to transmit and receive wireless signals may include a number of inductively loaded antenna elements. The antenna elements may be helically wound around a cylindrical structure.... Agent: Harrity Snyder, LLP

20080014928 - Method of wireless network roaming and mobile phone using the same: A mobile phone is provided. The mobile phone comprises a communication unit, a signal detection unit, and a processor. The communication unit establishes a first communication connection between a first wireless access point and the mobile phone. The signal detection unit detects a current signal strength value of the first... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20080014929 - Occasionally connected computing for mobile web services: Reliable messaging can be incorporated into a framework for occasionally connected computing (OCC). For example, various delivery assurance profiles can be supported for an application accessing Web Services to accomplish online business processing. Processing can be accomplished transparently with respect to whether the Web Services are available to a mobile... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

20080014931 - Distributed network identity: A distributed network identity is provided. An identity provider stores a portion of a user's personal information. A service provider accesses user information from one or more identity providers. System entities such as identity providers and service providers can be linked to enable information sharing and aggregation. User policies and... Agent: Robert C. Kowert Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20080014930 - Managing user profile information: A method comprising: switching a mobile user equipment from a detached state to an active state; and transferring at least part of user profile information from an old control node, to which the mobile user equipment was formerly attached, to a new control node, to which the mobile user equipment... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20080014933 - Call routing: Methods, computer readable media, and system embodiments are provided for call routing in communication networks. One method embodiment includes receiving a request to a Home Location Register (HLR) for a number for mobile user equipment, receiving a status of the mobile user equipment to the HLR, and using the HLR... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20080014932 - System and methods of integrating an overlay wireless data network blanket into a high bandwidth fttx (fiber-to-the-home / curb / neighborhood) network: Current practice is to design and deploy separate fixed communication and wireless telephone (e.g. cellular with data, 2.5 & 3G or Generation) or data-only (e.g. Wi-Fi) networks and then offer similar services such as telephony, internet access and steaming video over each. These two (2) separate networks are then linked... Agent: Ernie Johnston

20080014934 - Wlan system scanning and selection: Techniques for performing WLAN system scanning and selection are described. A terminal performs multiple iterations of scan to detect for WLAN systems. A scan list containing at least one WLAN system to detect for is initially determined. For each scan iteration, a scan type may be selected from among the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014935 - Early decoding of a control channel in a wireless communication system: Techniques are provided for performing early decoding of a message on a control channel in a wireless (e.g., GSM) communication system. In a GSM system, a message for a paging channel is transmitted in four bursts. For early decoding in GSM, a terminal initially receives the first two bursts for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014936 - Methods and devices for communication network selection by recipient: Described are methods, and mobile communication devices having multiple communication line capability, for communicating via a first service provider and a second service provider. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first communication via the first service provider, the first communication including caller identification information of the first communication.... Agent: Motorola Inc

20080014937 - Status validation for terminals in a wireless communication system: A terminal is assigned an active identifier for use while in an active state of a connection with a base station. The base station periodically broadcasts the status of the active identifiers for that base station, e.g., via status validation bits that indicate whether each active identifier is currently assigned... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014938 - System and method for suspending a wireless call while performing another wireless communications session: A call management system (136) and method that allows a first wireless voice call to be temporarily disconnected at a mobile device (130) while another communications session is performed from the same device (130). During a first voice call between a wireless communications device (130) and a second party, a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080014939 - Method for providing service in a communication system based on ip multimedia subsystem: A registration method for providing a service to a terminal in a communication system based on an IP (Internet Protocol) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). In the registration method, the terminal sends a message including its available service information. A server that manages service information and presence information of the terminal extracts... Agent: Docket Clerk

20080014940 - Cellular scanning optimization in multimode wireless terminal: A multimode wireless communication terminal capable of operating on a cellular communication network and a second communication network, for example, an unlicensed mobile access (UMA) point, wherein the terminal scans (412) for service on the cellular communication network only when the signal quality of the second communication network satisfies a... Agent: Motorola Inc

20080014943 - Method and apparatus for handoff decision in mobile communication system: Provided are a method and an apparatus for a handoff decision in a mobile communication system. The method includes comparing a threshold value with a measured Received Signal Strength (RSS) of a serving base station, and if the threshold value is greater than the measured RSS, operating a handoff timer;... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080014941 - Methods and apparatus for soft-decision based inter-radio access technology handover triggering: Methods, apparatus, processors and computer readable medium for inter-radio access technology (RAT) handover are provided that incorporate a soft-decision making process. By implementing configurable functions, soft-decision making allows for handover measurement limits to fall within a prescribed acceptable range and for the totality of the handover measurements to be used... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014946 - Mobile communication system, handover control method, base station, and mobile station: A mobile communication system according to an exemplary aspect of the invention is a mobile communication system that includes a mobile station, base stations, and a core network that transmits data destined for the mobile station to at least both a handover source base station and a handover destination base... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20080014942 - Mobile communication system, mobile device, and control device: The present invention relates to a mobile communication system which applies a high-speed downlink packet transmission scheme (HSDPA scheme) in a downlink and an enhanced uplink packet transmission scheme (EUL scheme) in a uplink between a mobile station and a base station. In the mobile communication system according to the... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20080014944 - System and method for cell reselection in a mobile communication network: A system and method for cell reselection in a radio communication network is provided. The system comprises a mobile terminal transmitting a receive signal strength list after measuring signal strengths of at least a neighbor cell; and a host system selecting a cell suitable for the mobile terminal based on... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka

20080014945 - Wireless communication system, handover suppression apparatus, station, communication control method and computer-readable medium storing communication control program: When a station is connected via a connector to an AC adapter, a controller may detect the event of connection between the station and the adapter and drive a suppression signal transmitter to send a suppression signal to suppress a handover by the station. The station may include a communication... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20080014947 - Method and apparatus for recording events: A data collection method for collecting data describing at least one encounter of a mobile wireless device with at least one other wireless device, said method comprising: conducting a digital handshake between said mobile wireless device and said at least one other wireless device over a wireless link; and communicating... Agent: Kevin J. Mcneely, Esq.

20080014948 - System for and method of for providing dedicated capacity in a cellular network: The present invention comprises systems for and methods of providing dedicated capacity in a wireless cellular network. In an embodiment, a system for providing dedicated capacity in a cellular network comprises: a first base station positioned at a first location and being communicatively coupled to a telephone network, the first... Agent: Westberg Law Offices

20080014949 - Method and apparatus to initiate point-to-point call during shared-channel delivery of broadcast content in a wireless telephone network: A method for managing a point-to-point call initiated (702) between a wireless mobile station (114, 400) and a remote party while the mobil is receiving broadcast content via one or more multi-user forward-link broadcast channels (508). The mobile station notifies (704) the network (110) of preferences as to prescribed categories... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014950 - Methods of routing interlata network traffic: Methods of routing interLATA network traffic are disclosed. An example method of facilitating a local area communication feature includes providing a control device to store routing information and associating a first communication device in a first area associated with a first hub device with the control device, the first communication... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20080014951 - Methods and apparatus related to resource allocation in a wireless communications system: Methods and apparatus of efficient communication of resource allocation are described. A base station transmits a resource assignment message, e.g., a state transition message, to a wireless terminal including a first part, e.g., a base station assigned wireless terminal On state identifier, identifying a resource being assigned and a second... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014952 - Communication system where a node can initiate communication with a controller by providing a random access or reserved access request in a slot of time in a frame of information: A communication system is provided that includes nodes and communication controllers each operating with multiple antennas. During communications, the communication controller assigns timeslots to individual nodes for transmitting requests to a controller. When an individual node has data to transmit, the node transmits a request signal to a communication controller... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20080014953 - Communication system with a request by a single node made over one of two separate slots in a frame: A communication system is provided that includes a controller providing a map of information to enable communication with a plurality of nodes. The information includes identification of two separate time slots, one for random access requests when a node initially contacts a controller and another for exclusively assigned access to... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20080014954 - Resource allocation apparatus, central control apparatus, wireless base station, wireless communication system, resource allocation method and resource allocation program in computer-readable medium: A wireless communication system allocates resource information used in performing wireless communication to wireless base stations in order not to generate interference between access-side wireless interfaces and backbone-side wireless interfaces. Each of the wireless base stations includes an access-side wireless interface for covering wireless terminal devices and a backbone-side wireless... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20080014956 - Call establishment and maintanance in a wireless network: Techniques to configure quality of service (QoS) and utilize radio resources for a call in a WLAN are described. In an aspect, a station ensures that an access point in the WLAN is suitable for receiving service prior to performing registration to receive services via the WLAN. In another aspect,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014955 - System and method for communicating with a network node behind a subscriber station with an ip convergence sub-layer: A system and method for providing service in a network having a wireless component is disclosed. The system and method comprise receiving a request for a dynamic address from a user node connected to a subscriber station having a convergence sub-layer, providing the dynamic address to the user node, associating... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20080014957 - Neighbour cell measurement and reporting in a multiple radio access technologies (rat) environment: According to embodiments of the invention, user equipment (UE) performs inter-radio access technology (RAT) neighbour cell measurements during an idle mode of the UE. The inter-RAT measurement results may be stored in an internal memory of the UE during the Idle mode. When the UE initiates a connection setup, an... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20080014958 - Method for measuring and reporting channel quality in a broadband wireless access communication system: A method for measuring/reporting a channel quality in a broadband wireless access communication system. The method for reporting channel qualities of active BS and neighbor BSs measured by an MSS to the active BS when the MSS exists in a specific area covered by the active BS and neighbor BSs... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080014959 - Radio resource management based on load and channel inactivity: The data transmission activity of established connections is monitored along with a measure of the load or drain on communication resources. When the load on communication resources increases or when it moves past a threshold, inactivity over an connection is not permitted or is permitted for a shorter time before... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20080014962 - Location information system and method for performing notification based upon location: A system and method for performing a notification based upon location in a Secure User Plane Location (SUPL) network which is provided with a SUPL Location Platform (SLP) and a SUPL Enabled Terminal (SET) to thus perform a privacy authentication based upon a location of the SET, wherein when a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080014961 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing geographically diverse ip multimedia subsystem (ims) instances: Systems, methods and computer program products for providing geographically diverse Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) instances. A geographically diverse IMS network element is disclosed herein including an active instance of a first IMS function, being located in a first geographic location, and a standby instance of the first IMS function,... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20080014964 - System and method for generating use statistics for location-based applications: A system for analyzing the use of location-based service applications including: a mobile device. A carrier-positioning infrastructure interacts with the mobile device for enabling the use of location-based applications by the mobile device. A mobile location-based application provider communicates with the carrier-positioning infrastructure to provide a location-based application to the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20080014960 - Wireless access network base station and method for determining location information for a mobile station using uplink time-difference of arrival: Embodiments of a base station, a communication system and a method for determining current location information of a mobile station using uplink time-difference of arrival (U-TDOA) in a wireless access network are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, a first timing adjustment is... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20080014965 - Cellular telephone system that uses position of a mobile unit to make call management decisions: A cellular telephone system has call management decisions made based on the exact geographic location of the mobile unit. These call management decisions include billing and taxing decisions, cell site selection, frequency selection and even cellular system selection. The decisions are continuously updated during a call whereby decisions can be... Agent: VistaIPLaw Group LLP

20080014963 - Radio apparatus capable of autonomous position estimation and radio network system including the same: A radio apparatus forming a radio network system calculates a calculated distance, based on a tentative self-position and tentative positions of a plurality of radio apparatuses existing in the vicinity. The radio apparatus successively and autonomously corrects the tentative self-position so that the calculated distance comes closer to the measured... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20080014966 - Mobile wireless device adaptation based on abstracted contectual situation of user using near-field communications and information collectors: A mobile wireless device, such as a mobile wireless phone, is adapted based on a user's current abstracted contextual situation, where the context of a user is determined using devices enabled with near-field communication technology. Dynamic information of a user of a mobile device, such as the identity of his... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb & Rahman, LLC

20080014967 - Mobile communication terminal: A mobile communication terminal, which can be found promptly when lost, misplaced or stolen, is provided. A mobile communication terminal comprises a short-range wireless communication portion which transmits a request for transmission of ID information to a key terminal on regular basis and receives ID information which is transmitted from... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20080014968 - Apparatus and method for providing location information in mobile communication system: An apparatus and method of providing location information in a mobile communication system are provided including steps for receiving a message by a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) 2000 1x Base Station (BS) and transmitting the received message to a 1x Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) BS, wherein the message shows the... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080014969 - Method and apparatus for paging terminals in a wireless communication system: Techniques for paging terminals in a wireless (e.g., OFDMA) communication system to achieve both fast paging response and low power consumption for the terminals are described. A terminal receives paging indicator from a base station. If the paging indicator indicates that the terminal is potentially being paged, then the terminal... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014970 - Communication system with a low power spread spectrum common mode signal provided between multiple controllers to enable handoff of nodes: A communication system is provided for communication between network nodes and communication controllers. The communication controllers transmit common mode signals C1-C4 in small communication areas between two controllers to enable mobile nodes to be handed off from one controller to another. A node will use the low power common mode... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20080014971 - Short messaging system (sms) proxy communications to enable location based services in wireless devices: Wireless devices communicate (using SMS messaging) with a proxy server (e.g., a wireless messaging gateway) to generate network initiated requests. In this way, a wireless device which might not otherwise be able to, can now participate in advanced applications such as location based services (LBS) communities, thus extending LBS presence... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20080014974 - System, apparatus and method for content screening: Embodiments of the present invention provide a content screening system, a content screening apparatus and a method for content screening. The content screening apparatus includes a content screening server for receiving a message containing content to be screened, screening the content and sending a screening result. The content screening system... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20080014973 - Apparatus and method for sending and receiving a message in bluetooth mobile device: An apparatus and method for sending/receiving a message in a Bluetooth mobile device is provided. A message receiving method in a Bluetooth mobile device according to present invention includes setting up a Bluetooth-connection with a mobile communication terminal; determining whether a message is received from the mobile communication terminal; and... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080014972 - Method and system for shunting short messages: A method for shunting short messages in a networking includes: receiving, by an FCC (Flow Control Center), short messages forwarded from a first device, when a second device can not receive the short messages from the first device; determining a flow path of the short messages; and forwarding the short... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20080014975 - Methods and apparatus related to assignment in a wireless communications system: Methods and apparatus related to assignment in a wireless communications system are described. A mobile is assigned an identifier and a mask value, e.g., as part of a state transition message. The mobile uses the assigned identifier and/or the assigned mask value in determining whether assignments included in assignment messages,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014976 - Scheduler, radio base station apparatus including the scheduler, and scheduling method: In the scheduler, for each of the mobile terminals which are the objects of scheduling, calculation is performed of an evaluation value relating to the priority of allocation of radio resources by means of a predetermined evaluation formula including radio quality information relating to radio quality between a base station... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080014977 - System and method for antenna diversity using equal power joint maximal ratio combining: An equal gain composite beamforming technique which constrains that the power of the signal output by each antenna is the same, and is equal to the total power of the transmit signal divided by the number N of transmit antennas from which the signal is to be transmitted. By reducing... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20080014978 - Base station and mobile appartatus: When a judging unit judges that there is no mobile-apparatus transmission data, a first generating unit decreases a reference value for generating a transmission-power control command, by a value equivalent to an amount of an outer-loop adjustment. A second generating unit compares generated reference value and a line quality that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080014979 - Power control for wireless communication systems: Techniques for controlling transmit power of a terminal are described. The terminal may send a first transmission (e.g., for pilot or signaling) on the reverse link, receive feedback (e.g., a power control command or an erasure indicator) for the first transmission, and adjust a reference power level based on the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014980 - Transmission power control method for a wireless communication system: Transmission power relative to a propagation path having a variation in gain is controlled to increase communication channel capacity, and a data rate is controlled in accordance with the variation of the increased communication channel capacity. In order to increase the communication channel capacity, the transmission power is determined so... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.

20080014981 - Methods and apparatus for providing idle mode operations for a platform with a plurality of wireless communication devices: Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing idle mode operations for a platform with a plurality of wireless communication devices are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20080014982 - Changing presentation of items of information based on message reception frequency: The present invention is directed towards a method, devices, a computer program product and a computer program element for changing the appearance of an item displayed to a user. A first set of electronic messages related to at least one first sender are received and the frequency at which said... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20080014983 - Method and apparatus to initiate point-to-point call during shared-channel delivery of broadcast content in a wireless telephone network: A method for managing a point-to-point call initiated (702) between a wireless mobile station (114, 400) and a remote party while the mobile is receiving broadcast content via one or more multi-user forward-link broadcast channels (508). The mobile station notifies (704) the network (110) of preferences as to prescribed categories... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014984 - System and method to provision a mobile device: A system and method for provisioning a primary mobile device from a secondary mobile device, including storing at the secondary mobile device provisioning data for the primary mobile device, the provisioning data including information used by the primary mobile device for communicating over a wireless network; establishing a direct wireless... Agent: Ridout & Maybee Suite 2400

20080014985 - Communication system with mobile terminal accessible to mobile communication network and local network simultaneously: A computer readable medium storing a computer program for causing a computer of a mobile terminal device capable of accessing both a mobile communication network and a local network simultaneously, to execute an address assignment, the computer readable medium including first computer program codes for causing the computer to transmit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20080014986 - Mobile communication terminal capable of playing and updating multimedia content and method of playing the same: A mobile communication terminal is provided, including a memory unit that stores a content file that includes a header, which has summary information concerning the content, object files, which are elements of the content to be played, a playback control command file, which operates the object files and describes the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20080014987 - Mobile communication terminal, application program, image display control apparatus, electronic apparatus, and image display control method: A mobile communication terminal includes detection means that detects at least one of the position, orientation, attitude, and motion of a mobile communication terminal. Application program execution means can concurrently perform two direction changing processes different from each other according to two direction parameters by executing an application program, and... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20080014988 - Data prioritization and distribution limitation system and method: A method of communicating between a handheld computer and other local area computing devices having wireless communication capability includes providing a handheld computer and identifying a plurality of other local area computing devices having wireless communication capability. The method further includes creating an identifier for one or more of the... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20080014989 - Conveying commands to a mobile terminal through body actions: Interactions with a trigger device and/or body motions, such as motions detected with an accelerometer, may be used to augment user input interaction with a mobile terminal. In one implementation, logic senses when a first trigger device enters close proximity to the mobile terminal. A command for the mobile terminal... Agent: Harrity Snyder, L.L.P.

20080014990 - Method of locating a mobile communication system for providing anti theft and data protection during successive boot-up procedure: A mobile communication system is provided, comprising a communication device, a subscriber identity module (SIM) comprising a first SIM card, and a controller. The controller transmits an apparatus loss acknowledgement message to a receiver via the communication device. The apparatus loss acknowledgement message comprises information indicating that the mobile communication... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20080014991 - Methods and apparatus for supporting multiple connections: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate supporting multiple connections associated with a wireless terminal. Notifications may be provided to a primary base station upon establishment and/or removal of connections between the wireless terminal and secondary base station(s). Additionally, the multiple connections may be evaluated and a preferred connection from... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080014992 - Data communications: An apparatus and method are provided for communicating data between a first and a second terminal unit, wherein at least one of the terminal units is a mobile terminal unit. The apparatus comprises a base station and a number of antenna units each linked to the base station and operable... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20080014993 - Communication terminal, communication system, and control method: It is an object of the present invention to improve the convenience for users by enabling messages during call out from the user of the communication terminal on the outgoing side to the user of a communication terminal on the incoming side, which are transmitted from the communication terminal on... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20080014994 - Liquid crystal display device and mobile communication terminal having the same: An LCD device is provided. The LCD device includes a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image, a PCB (printed circuit board) where a driver circuit driving the liquid crystal display panel is formed and having an outer portion extending a predetermined length and width to provide a ground... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20080014995 - Mobile phone: A casing 20 of a mobile phone body is provided with a sub-liquid-crystal display panel 23, a projector lens 26, a light source 35 including an LED. The sub-liquid-crystal display panel 23 and the projector lens 26 are movable between a normal position contained within the casing 20 and a... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20080014996 - Handheld electronic device providing an alert when additional user action is required to initiate an outgoing phone call, and associated method: A method of facilitating the initiation of an outgoing phone call on a handheld electronic device including receiving a request to initiate the outgoing phone call and determining whether additional user action is required in order to initiate the outgoing phone call. If it is determined that additional user action... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20080014998 - Ip multimedia subsystem service apparatus and method in mobile terminal: Provided is an Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) service apparatus and method in a mobile terminal. The method includes registering the mobile terminal to an IMS server over a mobile communication network, checking whether an invite request message is for requesting an IMS service requiring a connection with a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080014997 - System and method for managing battery slump: A system and method for managing battery slump in a battery-powered communications device including: an input configured for receiving battery voltage level information; an output configured for sending a signal for terminating a transmission; and a controller connected to the input and the output and configured to receive the battery... Agent: Bereskin And Parr

20080014999 - Hand held apparatus and flip device thereof: A hand held apparatus includes a base, a foldable cover, a positioning seat, an elastic surface and a cam. The positioning seat is mounted on the base. The elastic surface is mounted on the base. The cam is mounted on the foldable cover and touches the elastic surface. The cam... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20080015000 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone is provided. The mobile phone includes a first case, a frame defining a space for elements of the mobile phone, the frame together with the first case dividing the space into a plurality of chambers, and a seal interposed between the frame and the first case for... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080015001 - Sliding mechanism for slide-type portable electronic device: A sliding mechanism (6) for a portable electronic device (500) includes a main board (10) and a sliding board (20). The main board has a body (11). A guiding rail (112) is formed at each of two opposite sides of the body. The sliding board is slidable mounted to the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp

20080015002 - Radio telephone: A radio telephone with a sliding cover that moves between positions concealing and revealing a plurality of keys. Predetermined functions are performed in response to respective sequences of actuations of the plurality of keys. The exposed keys are utilisable for a range of positions of the slide.... Agent: Perman & Green

  
01/10/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing

20080009238 - Avoidance of multimedia signal degradation in a communication device located proximate to another multimedia signal source: A method (300) for selectively conveying multimedia information (110) on a communication device (100). The method may include conveying the multimedia information on the communication device and, responsive to the communication device detecting a second device (120) that is conveying the same multimedia information (110′), automatically changing at least one... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080009242 - Underground data communications system: A data communication system includes a transmitter. The transmitter transmits data in a digitally modulated electromagnetic or magnetic signal. A receiver is provided for receiving the digitally modulated electromagnetic or magnetic signal. At least one of the transmitter and receiver is below ground and has a magnetically coupled antenna.... Agent: Heller Ehrman LLP

20080009246 - Wireless connection method between personalized devices in ubiquitous environment, personalized device, and wireless connection system using the same: A method for connecting personalized devices through a wireless link, a personalized device, and a wireless connection system using the same are provided. In the method, wireless connection information of a plurality of coordinator devices connected to a personalized device through a wireless link up to now is stored and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20080009247 - Multi-functional mobile phone: A mobile communication terminal such as a mobile phone to be used as a wireless microphone is disclosed. The multi-functional mobile phone has a microphone mode option. When the mobile phone is in the microphone mode, a microphone receives external analog signals to a converting unit, which converts the analog... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20080009239 - Digital radio feedback apparatuses, system, and methods: An apparatus, system, and method for establishing a two-way communication feedback path between a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver includes an input portion, a processor, a user interface, a control module, and a network interface. The input portion is configured to receive a signal transmitted by a transmitter and... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20080009240 - Digital radio feedback systems: A system including a digital radio broadcast station, a receiver, and a network. The digital radio broadcast station includes a transmitter and a server. The receiver is in communication with the digital radio broadcast transmitter and also includes a user interface for receiving user input commands comprising a request for... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20080009241 - Method and system for relaying data in a mobile communication system: A method and system for relaying data in a mobile communication system are provided, in which a Relay Station (RS) configures a routing table using Link Quality Information (LQI) exchanged among Relay Stations (RSs) in a cell, determines a relay path referring to the routing table, measures the quality of... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080009243 - Communication system: The present application relates to a wireless communication system and related methods and apparatuses for transmitting a signal from a source apparatus to a destination apparatus, via at least one intermediate apparatus. In particular, the present invention relates to techniques which seek to improve the throughput of data in multi-hop... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080009244 - Method of uplink radio resource control, base station apparatus, and radio network controller: A method for controlling uplink radio resource which can improve the capacity and coverage of a mobile communication network includes the steps of: measuring, at base stations, both total interference and intra-cell interference values; reporting measured values to a radio network controller; calculating, at the radio network controller, allowed total... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20080009245 - Impact indentification sensor: Sensor (1) able to perform identification of an impact acting on a support and resonance plate (2) and send a signal to a measuring and recording station (4). The sensor (1) according to the invention is provided with an intermediate apparatus (3) which, after analysing the characteristics of the effects... Agent: Young & Thompson

20080009248 - Polar transmitter having a dynamically controlled voltage regulator and method for operating same: A supply voltage controlled power amplifier includes a power amplifier, a closed power control loop configured to generate a power control signal, and a voltage regulator coupled to the power control loop, the voltage regulator including a first regulator stage, a second regulator stage, and a peak detector, wherein an... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20080009249 - Composite integrated semiconductor device: A folding type portable radio machine, includes a chassis part formed by a first chassis and a second chassis, the second chassis being foldably connected to the first chassis. The chassis part includes a conductive part having conductivity whose full length is an approximately half wave length (λ/2) of a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20080009250 - Wireless receiver for removing direct current offset component: A wireless receiver includes a hardware (HW) block, a converter block and a digital signal processor (DSP). The HW block receives a wireless signal having a first DC Offset Component (DCOC), removes a portion of the first DCOC to produce a residual DCOC centered at DC, and generates parameters that... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20080009251 - Wireless mobile device: A wireless mobile device comprising a tuner for converting a received radio frequency signal to a base band signal or intermediate frequency signal and providing the base band signal or intermediate frequency signal to a receiver, wherein the receiver is arranged to provide received data associated with the base band... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20080009252 - Integrated tuner circuit with antenna control: This integrated tuner circuit (2) for radiofrequency signals is suitable to be connected to at least one antenna (22; 42A, 42B), wherein the integrated circuit comprises an internal resonance stage (10) with at least one trimable capacitance (12) adapted to be connected to the antenna and to resonate therewith and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20080009253 - Method for operating a wireless audio signal receiver unit and system for providing hearing assistance to a user: There is provided a method for operating a receiver unit (12) for receiving audio signals from a remote transmission unit (10) via a wireless audio link (56), comprising: connecting an audio signal output (41) of the receiver unit (12) to an audio signal input (42) of a hearing instrument (14A,... Agent: Roberts, Mlotkowski & Hobbes

20080009254 - Methods and apparatus for reducing signal interference in a wireless receiver based on signal-to- interference ratio: One illustrative method of reducing signal interference in a wireless receiver includes receiving a radio frequency (RF) signal; amplifying the received RF signal with a gain G; producing a baseband signal from the amplified RF signal; producing a signal-to-interference (S/I) ratio from the baseband signal; and adjusting the gain G... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center

20080009255 - Peak detector and fixed gain amplifier circuit for automatic gain control and variable gain amplifier circuit: A variable gain amplifier (VGA) circuit and an automatic gain control (AGC) method thereof are disclosed. The VGA circuit includes an amplifier circuit and an AGC circuit. The amplifier circuit amplifies an input signal to an output signal according to a predetermined gain and the AGC circuit is connected to... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20080009256 - System and scheduler for intercell interference cancellation: Embodiments of the invention provide a controller, in a cellular wireless network for cancellation of interference from neighboring cells. Logic in the controller determines channel quality of a radio channel between a first base station and a UE. Scheduling logic causes the first base station and a second base station... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20080009258 - Integrated blocker filtering rf front end: A receiver architecture for canceling blocking signals in the receive path includes a low noise amplifier for receiving and amplifying an inbound RF signal to produce an amplified inbound signal, in which the inbound RF signal includes a modulated RF signal and a blocking signal, and a cancellation module for... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20080009257 - Receiver architecture for canceling blocking signals: A receiver architecture for canceling blocking signals in the receive path includes a low noise amplifier for receiving and amplifying an inbound RF signal to produce an amplified inbound signal, in which the inbound RF signal includes a modulated RF signal and a blocking signal, and a cancellation module for... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20080009259 - Frequency-converting circuit and down converter with the same: A frequency-converting circuit and a down converter with the frequency-converting circuit are disclosed. The above-mentioned frequency-converting circuit is used for converting an RF signal into a first baseband signal according to a poly-phase LO signal. The frequency-converting circuit includes a coupler, a first transduction unit and a first switching unit.... Agent: J.c. Patents, Inc. Suite 250

20080009260 - Mixer with dynamic intermediate frequency for radio-frequency front-end and method using the same: A mixer with dynamic intermediate frequency in a RF front-end to dynamically adjust the intermediate frequency and method thereof are described. The radio-frequency front-end comprises a band-pass filter, an amplifier, a first mixer unit and a second mixer unit. The band-pass filter receives first RF signal to generate second RF... Agent: Madson & Austin

20080009261 - Integrated low-if terrestrial audio broadcast receiver and associated method: An integrated low-IF (low intermediate frequency) terrestrial broadcast receiver and associated method are disclosed that provide an advantageous and cost-efficient solution. The integrated receiver includes a mixer, local oscillator generation circuitry, low-IF conversion circuitry, and DSP circuitry. And the integrated receiver is particularly suited for small, portable devices and the... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20080009262 - Method and apparatus for supporting an emergency call in a wireless metropolitan area network: A method and apparatus for supporting an emergency call in a wireless communication system including a wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) sends an emergency call message to a base station of the WMAN to make an emergency call along with an emergency call... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20080009263 - Package billing for micro-transactions: The invention relates to a method and system for billing a mobile device user for a services and/or products requested by the user, in which a message request is received from the mobile service that is directed to the mobile device user, and wherein the mobile phone user is charged... Agent: Mayer & Williams PC

20080009264 - Automatic security action invocation for mobile communications device: A mobile communications device, method, and computer program product for providing security on a mobile communications device are described. In accordance with one example embodiment, the mobile communications device comprises: a processor; a communications subsystem connected to the processor operable to exchange signals with a wireless network and with the... Agent: Ridout & Maybee Suite 2400

20080009265 - Method and arrangement for authentication procedures in a communication network: The present invention is related to an authentication method and arrangements in a communication system including a Subscriber (50) with a terminal (51), an Operator Node (52) and a Service Provider Node (53), which authentication method is based on an SLA agreement between the Operator (OP) and the Service Provider... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20080009267 - Apparatus and method for fraud prevention when accessing through wireless local area networks: The present invention addresses the problem of detecting possible fraud situations where there may be a plurality of access sessions simultaneously active in a user session for a user, the access sessions established through a number of access points of one or more wireless local area networks (WLAN). Therefore, the... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20080009266 - Communication device, wireless network, program, and storage medium: The present invention provides a technique of enabling communication devices constituting a wireless network to register and update identification information easily, and thereby ensuring security of the communication devices and the wireless network and of detecting a communication device suspected of accessing a wireless network illegally and informing a user... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20080009269 - Method and system for management and routing of telecommunications on data and telephone lines: The present invention includes a method and system for the management and routing of telecommunications information on data and telephone lines. In one exemplary embodiment in accordance with the present invention, a flexible system whereby business information is correlated to a user's telephone number is provided. In another exemplary embodiment,... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

20080009268 - Authorized mobile content search results: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for receiving a search request and information relating to a mobile communication facility, and determining if the mobile communication facility is authorized to receive a type of mobile content relating to the search request.... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..

20080009270 - Method of marketing educational or entertainment content stored on an optical disc using a portable wireless handset functioning as a mobile storefront: A portable wireless handset such as a mobile phone is used as a “mobile storefront” which allows the user to preview and order entertainment and/or educational content, such as movies or games. By communicating with a wireless mobile storefront service platform, the user can view excerpts or trailers of the... Agent: Patentability Associates

20080009271 - System and method for disseminating sport statistics using a mobile telecommunications network: A system and method of providing sports statistics to one or more mobile telecommunications handsets during a sporting event is provided. Sports statistics relevant to a participant-highlighting event occurring during the sporting event, such as a baseball player coming up to bat at a baseball game, are delivered to a... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20080009273 - System and method for service invocation and response with a communication device: A system and method for enabling a user to invoke a service over a signaling channel in a communication system with a communication device such as a mobile phone. The user dials a series of digits into their phone and enters them into the disclosed system, for example by pressing... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20080009272 - System, a method, and an apparatus for sharing an updated content with peers: A method for providing content via a wireless communication network to a requesting terminal. The method comprising editing the content on a mobile terminal, receiving a request at a mobile terminal for the content from the first requesting terminal, and providing the content to the first requesting terminal via at... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan Prtsi, Inc.

20080009275 - Location-aware fitness training device, methods, and program products that support real-time interactive communication and automated route generation: A portable fitness device includes a global positioning system (GPS) receiver that receives GPS signals, a wireless wide-area network transmitter supporting communication over-the-air to a wireless communication network, and a processing unit coupled to the GPS receiver and the wireless wide-area network transmitter. The processing unit receives the time-stamped waypoints... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20080009274 - Method for managing key in multimedia broadcast and multicast service: A method for managing key in Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast service comprising steps of defining a valid MTK ID interval for each generated MSK and sends it to a UE along with a MSK by a BMSC; after receiving the MSK, saving a valid MTK ID interval of the MSK by the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009276 - Receiver: The present invention relates to receivers such as multi-carrier and cellular receivers. Cellular receivers, in the form of portable radiotelephones are commonplace, and their design and operation is well understood. Such portable radiotelephones can be used for making and receiving telephone calls, sending and receiving messages, and even browsing world-wide... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20080009277 - Method and system for synchronization of mobile phones: The invention is a method and system for the synchronization of calendar entries that includes calendar entries stored on POMP. It is emphasized that this abstract is provided to comply with the rules requiring an abstract that will allow a searcher or other reader to quickly ascertain the subject matter... Agent: Steven Thrasher

20080009278 - Method and apparatus for scanning access point of portable communication terminal: A method for scanning an Access Point (AP) of a portable communication terminal is provided, which includes upon camping onto an AP, storing current cell environment information to a memory, periodically scanning a cell, comparing the result of the scanning with the stored cell environment information of the memory, computing... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009279 - Radio service area quality information acquisition system: Area quality information is collected from a user terminal without applying an excessive traffic load to a system. Operation maintenance center (OMC) (307) transmits a confirmation signal to a wireless access terminal AT (305) through a base transceiver station BTS (301), and receives a wireless access terminal identifier from the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20080009280 - Mobile station apparatus, wireless base station apparatus, and wireless communication system: A mobile station includes a wireless unit that sets a first resource that is used to directly communicate with another mobile station and a second resource that allows the mobile station to communicate with a wireless base station, the first resource and the second resource being set on the basis... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP

20080009281 - Method for transferring and applying floor control scheme in poc session and system for implementing the same: Disclosed is a method and system for transferring and applying a floor control scheme when a Push-To-Talk (PTT) over Cellular (PoC) session is established between PoC clients supporting various types of floor control schemes (e.g., media burst control schemes). According the method and system, when a PoC client providing Open... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009282 - Line routing to wireless access points: A system for mobile communication is provided. The system includes an access point, a first mobile switching center associated with a mobile device, a second mobile switching center, and a call manager. The mobile device communicates with the access point. The second mobile switching center associates a temporary line direct... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.

20080009283 - Method and system for providing service in a communication system: A method for providing service in a communication system. A base station (BS) receives a request message for requesting a service from a mobile station (MS) located in a first service zone; and transmits to the MS a response message including information on a BS located in a service zone... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009285 - Apparatus and method for communicating control information in broadband wireless access (bwa) system: Control information communicating apparatus and method in Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system are provided. A Base Station (BS) includes a manager for managing UL control region allocation information of adjacent BSs; a scheduler for scheduling resources and controlling periodic transmission of UL control region allocation information when a UL control... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009286 - Home base tranceiver station apparatus using packet network in a mobile communication system and method thereof: A system using a packet network in a mobile communication system is provided, in which a home BTS provides a mobile communication service to an MS using a packet network as a backhaul network, a home BTS manager provides information necessary for providing the mobile communication services to the home... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080009284 - Load balancing based on free space of visitor location register: A load balancer assigns a mobile registration request to a mobile communication processing server (MCPS) based on an amount of free space in a visitor location register (VLR) of the MCPS. In an embodiment, the load balancer assigns the mobile registration request to the MCPS with a probability equal to... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP

20080009290 - Apparatus and method for performing handoff to reduce number of session transfers in a mobile communication system: A handoff apparatus and a method for reducing the number of session transfers in a mobile communication system are provided, in which an ANC determines whether a target ANT is included in an active set of the mobile communication system, establishes a connection session between the mobile communication system and... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080009287 - Associating a handoff address to a communication session: A system and method for associating a handoff address to a communication session includes determining one or more communication sessions are established in a first network. Each of one or more handoff addresses is associated with each of the one or more communication sessions. Associating each of the one or... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20080009289 - Flexible segmentation scheme for communication systems: Methods, computer program products, electronic devices and information blocks are provided that improve both efficiency of transmission and efficiency of segmentation by enabling an intelligent transport block size determination and a flexible segmentation scheme suitable for utilization with retransmission. One exemplary method involves steps of: determining a size of a... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20080009288 - Radio network with parallel transmission and a method of forwarding a signal in a radio network: The subnets of a radio network are separated by different scrambling codes. A signalling frame comprises information concerning the spreading code used on the neighbouring or second subnet which can therefore be reserved for a multi hop connection in the first subnet as well. Therefore, in the easiest case the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20080009291 - Mobile station, infrastructure processor, system and method for use in cellular communications: A mobile station for use in a cellular communication system includes a transceiver and a processor operable to apply a cell re-selection procedure which includes determining whether the mobile station should change its serving base station, wherein the transceiver is operable to receive via its serving base station a signal... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080009292 - Methods and apparatus for flexible forward-link and reverse-link handoffs: The disclosed embodiments provide for methods and systems for selecting sectors for handoff in a communication system. According to one aspect, the method includes monitoring an indicia of transmit power on a plurality of RL control channels directed to a plurality of sectors, and selecting one of the sectors as... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080009293 - Location information of a called mobile terminal provided to a calling terminal: A method is provided of call setup between a calling terminal and a called mobile terminal. The calling terminal is in a first telecommunications network. The called mobile terminal has a home telecommunications network and roams in a second telecommunications network that is not its home network. The second network... Agent: Lucent Technologies Inc. Docket Administrator

20080009294 - Apparatus and method for reducing volume of resource allocation information message in a broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for reducing the volume of a resource allocation information message in a broadband wireless communication system are provided, in which a scheduler determines whether to generate uplink control region allocation information, and a generator generates the uplink control region allocation information according to a result of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009295 - Method for the high accuracy geolocation of outdoor mobile emitters of cdma cellular systems: A high-accuracy method for the geolocation, without the collaboration of the network, of outdoor mobile emitters of a CDMA cellular system, based on the ability to distinguishing between line-of-sight and reflected signals. The method employs time-of-flight and angle-of-arrival information in order to determine whether a signal received by each of... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20080009296 - Systems and methods for remotely enabling and disabling non-voice-related functions on portable communication devices: Systems and methods for remotely enabling and disabling non-voice-related functions on portable communication devices are disclosed. Some embodiments include a portable communication device that is capable of notification functions, voice-related functions, and non-voice-related functions. The portable communication device comprises a receiver and a software switch. The receiver is configured to... Agent: Sam S. Han

20080009297 - Method for position mobile station, mobile positioning system, base station and network element: A portable positioning system comprising a processing unit controlling the operations of the positioning system, the processing unit being configured to determine an identifier of a mobile station to be positioned. The positioning system further comprises: at least one base station connected to the processing unit and a network element... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20080009298 - Using signal-generated location information to identify and list available devices: A signal-generated locator for locating at least one device can include a transmitter configured to transmit at least one first signal and a receiver configured to receive at least one second signal. In addition, the signal-generated locator can have a first processing unit configured to process the at least one... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20080009299 - Text message management method and apparatus for mobile terminal: A text message management method and apparatus for a mobile terminal are disclosed. The text message management apparatus includes a communication unit for receiving a text message; a message analyzer for analyzing the received text message to find a digit string of successive numeric digits, and regarding the found digit... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009300 - Handheld electronic device and associated method employing a multiple-axis input device and arranging words of an existing message thread in various linguistic categories for selection during text entry: A method of facilitating the entry of text into a new message generated by a messaging application of a handheld electronic device is provided that includes receiving a command to reply to or forward a received message that is included within a message thread, scanning the message thread, identifying a... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20080009301 - Systems and methods for making channel assignments to reduce interference and increase capacity of wireless networks: There is disclosed a system and method for improving wireless system capacity by reducing collisions where the Signal to Interference Ratio (SIR) is high in systems having a channel reuse of 1. By ordering the channel assignment in each of the interfering cells according to a pattern, for example, according... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p

20080009302 - Apparatus and method for channel feedback in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for feeding back Channel Quality Information (CQI) in a wireless communication system are provided. Total channels are grouped into certain number of groups according to downlink channel estimates. Group indexes are determined for the channels. Feedback information is generated using the group indexes of the channels... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20080009303 - Group communication: In order to facilitate group communication using characteristics of a pre-arranged group but not involving all members of the pre-arranged group, a parameter indicating that the group communication is not intended to all members of the pre-arranged group is added by an inviting group member sending a request to a... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC Suite 125

20080009304 - Electronic device power management system and method: An electronic device power management system, comprising a plurality of wireless transmitters and receivers and a power management module configured to selectively adjust the operational status of at least one of the plurality of wireless transmitters and receivers based on a signal indicative of at least one characteristic of a... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20080009305 - Encoding information in beacon signals: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate transmitting at least two different types of information in a single signal, whereby the different types of information can be encoded and decoded independently. Thus, changes to one type of information does not affect a second type of information.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20080009306 - Radio device and interference avoiding method by transmission power control: Upon receiving a frame from a transmitting radio device, a propagation attenuation calculator calculates a propagation attenuation amount from information in the received frame and registers a propagation attenuation amount for each transmission rate in a table. When transmitting a frame, a transmission power controller, selects optimum transmission power to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080009307 - System and method for optimized wireless client communication: Described is a system and method for optimizing wireless client communications. The system comprises a plurality of access points and a network management arrangement. The access points conduct wireless communications on a radio frequency channel with a plurality of wireless computing units. The access points are associated with a common... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP

20080009308 - Apparatus and method of direct mode radio communication: A method of direct mode radio communication is disclosed, characterised by a mobile station (MS) maintaining at least a first direct mode group set (DGS) comprising an ordered list of two or more user groups together with their respective associated direct mode radio frequency (RF) channels. The groups are maintained... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20080009309 - Bluetooth device capable of selecting profile and data transmission method thereof: A Bluetooth device capable of selecting profile and method of transmission data thereof. The Bluetooth device uses information polled from neighboring Bluetooth devices to determine if the neighboring Bluetooth devices have a profile and/or mode of operation that is compatible with a user selected operation. If a device's profile is... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20080009311 - Device and method for using history menu on mobile terminal: A device and a method for using a history menu on a mobile terminal that has a history data base for storing a history of executions of contents, which allows easy execution of recently used menu or content are provided. The method includes extracting, upon execution of content on the... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20080009310 - Gestural techniques with wireless mobile phone devices: A user gestures with a wireless mobile phone device to control some aspect of its operation, or the operation of a remote system with which the device communicates. Application programs can solicit gestural information through a standardized set of interface protocols (e.g., API functions). One function, for example, solicits a... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20080009312 - Method and system for joint broadcast receiving and cellular communication at mobile terminal or device without service control: Systems and methods for receiving content in a mobile handheld terminal are disclosed and may include receiving multimedia content via one of a VHF/UHF broadcast communication path and a packet-switched data path. Voice content may be received via a voice communication path. A multimedia signal associated with the multimedia content... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20080009315 - Methods and systems for enabling address book selection and communication with a wireless device: Methods and systems are provided for establishing communication with a wireless device and a recipient telecommunications device in a telecommunications network. In one computer-assisted embodiment, the method includes identifying at least a first address associated with the recipient telecommunications device; and, processing the first address for retrieving at least a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Bellsouth

20080009316 - Mobile equipment and mobile phone with shooting function: Mobile equipment includes LEDs supplied with a current to emit red light, green light and blue light, FETs and a booster circuit for controlling the current supplied. The current supplied is controlled to supply all of the LED with a current of a low level to illuminate an object in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20080009314 - Mobile telephone with am radio: A cellular phone with an AM radio, which can reduce noises, as might otherwise be mixed into the output audio of the AM radio. A cellular phone 100 comprises a cellular phone unit 10 for performing a waiting processing, a line connecting processing and a speech processing, which are performed... Agent: Patenttm.us

20080009313 - Mobile terminal receiving data from rfid tag and mobile terminal control policy identification method: The present invention provides a mobile terminal that can follow a control policy decided for an applicable area, as well as a mobile terminal control policy specification system. The present invention provides mobile terminals 3a, b, which receive data from RFID tags 5a, b. Specifically, the mobile terminals 3a, b... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20080009317 - Dual channel smart card data storage: A SIM card comprising at least a first interface and a second interface different from the first interface is disclosed. In some embodiments, the SIM card is operative to receive data through the first interface, store the received data within the SIM card, and send back the stored data via... Agent: Mark M. Friedman

20080009318 - Configuration of remote devices: A communications system is provided comprising a remote device such as a mobile cellular phone, a communications network and a server. Provided on the remote device is a control module which is arranged to detect the availability of a new communications network when for example a SIM card is inserted... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler PC

20080009319 - Multicast and broadcast service (mbs) apparatus and method in broadband wireless access (bwa) system: A Multicast and Broadcast Service (MBS) apparatus and method in a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system are provided. The method for providing a broadcast service in the BWA system includes requesting, at MBSC, allocation of MBS bursts by transmitting a profile number to BS; and acquiring, at the BS, MBS... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009320 - Apparatus, method and software product involving retransmission strategy for a multicast service on a high speed transport channel: An apparatus, method, and software product are used for transmitting a broadcast or multicast. Then, indications are received from various user equipments that reception was not adequate. A record of those indications is kept, and based upon that record a determination is made whether the indications collectively reach a threshold.... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20080009321 - Method and system for improving performance in a sparse multi-path environment using reconfigurable arrays: A wireless communication system supporting improved performance in a sparse multi-path environment is provided that uses spatially reconfigurable arrays. The system includes a first device and a second device. The first device includes a plurality of antennas and a processor operably coupled to the plurality of antennas. The plurality of... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20080009322 - Radio resource allocating method and apparatus in adaptive antenna system: A radio resource allocating method in an adaptive antenna system is provided. The radio resource allocating method includes selecting one user when there are one or more users allocable to a current spatial frame; calculating a sum of Modulation order Product code Rate (MPR) values with respect to users allocated... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20080009323 - Closed-loop antenna diversity in a cellular radio communicaiton system: A method is provided for operating a cellular radio communication system with a base station, which may be switched between an operating state without closed-loop antenna diversity and an operating state with closed-loop antenna diversity, emitting a downlink signal with a weighting vector and a user station, for receiving the... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP

20080009325 - Menu interface for mobile communications device: A hand-held electronic mobile device that includes a controller including at least one processor, for controlling operation of the mobile device, a display coupled to the controller, a user input device coupled to the controller for receiving user input selections, a storage coupled to the controller; and a rigid case... Agent: Ridout & Maybee Suite 2400

20080009326 - Method of providing service menu and service in network environment and service providing apparatus thereof: A method of providing a service menu and a service in a network environment and a service providing apparatus thereof are provided. The method includes evaluating a context on a current situation of an electronic, and creating and displaying a user menu on which information on external service providing apparatuses... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20080009324 - Signal strength annunciators for multi-mode wireless communication devices: A system and method for indicating signal strength of a multi-mode wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless communications device simultaneously displays signal strength indicators of multiple radio access technologies on the multi-mode wireless communication device. In an exemplary method, the multi-mode wireless device determines a first signal strength of... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

20080009327 - System and method for changing a ring tone: A wireless communication system, a wireless handset, and a method for remotely changing a ring tone on the wireless handset are described. The wireless communication system comprises antennas, a network system and a set of programming instructions. The network system processes a request to change the first ring tone to... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

20080009328 - Sleep mode optimization for reducing battery life in broadband wireless communication devices: A method in a wireless communication terminal including transmitting a sleep mode request message (400), indicating information about a sleep mode ratio, for example, decimal and integer values, in the sleep mode request message, wherein the sleep mode ratio is formed by a ratio of successive sleep window durations, which... Agent: Motorola Inc

20080009329 - Cell phone with storage area for mouth and ear pieces: A system stores a mouthpiece and earpiece of a cellular telephone in the telephone. The wire associated with the mouthpiece is wound up and stored, along with the mouthpiece and the earpiece, inside a compartment of the cellular telephone.... Agent: Sung I. Oh, Professional Law Corporation

20080009330 - Dual axis rotation type portable communication terminal and method for controlling the same: Provided is a dual axis rotation type portable communication terminal including a main housing having at least one key and a rotatable housing having at least one display device, the rotatable housing being connected to the main housing so as to rotate about a first hinge axis extending in a... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

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