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20090029644 - Method and system for distributing content using device-specific content delivery networks: A system 100 includes a first content delivery network 280(1) for a first type of user device, a second content delivery network 280(n) for a second type of user device and a content repository 274 communicating with the first content delivery network 280(1) and the second content delivery network 280(n).... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090029645 - Multi-tier backhaul network system with traffic differentiation and advanced processing capabilities and methods therefor: A multi-tier backhaul system that has compact remote transceivers for providing backhaul or a variety of applications, and connected to a wireless relay module in a point to multi-point fashion, and the other said tier consisting of a plurality of said wireless relay modules connected to a central wireless hub... Agent: Dla Piper Us LLP

20090029646 - Communications device, a system and method using inductive communication: The invention relates to the transmission of a signal from a communications device to another device (e.g. a hearing aid) by inductive communication and particularly to a scheme for improving the signal quality at the location of the other device. The object of the present invention is to provide an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090029648 - Information communication method, information communication system, information reception apparatus, and information transmission apparatus: An information communication method includes transmitting a millimeter-band radio wave from a reception side, reflecting the transmitted radio wave at a transmission side while vibrating the transmitted radio wave corresponding to first information transmitted by the transmission side, and receiving the reflected radio wave at the reception side and reconstructing... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20090029647 - Wireless display system and method thereof: A wireless display system is disclosed comprising a host-side data communication apparatus connected to a host and configured to acquire media data containing at least display data from the hardware of said host, generate data message and transfer the data message wirelessly, and a display-device side data communication apparatus configured... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090029649 - Wireless communication system: In a wireless communication system in which center station equipment A wirelessly communicates with slave station devices B and C, the slave station devices do effective reporting. In the center station equipment, sending means 1 wirelessly sends character message information, which is to be processed by the slave station devices,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.l.p.

20090029650 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving data in wireless sensor network: A method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving data in a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN). The method typically includes the steps of: ascertaining characteristics of data whose transfer is requested; ascertaining a Link Quality Indication Value (LQIV); determining a level of a link state in consideration of the characteristics of the data... Agent: Cha & Reiter, Llc

20090029651 - Method and procedures for automatic calibration of a wireless communications system simulation: Performance optimization of mobile wireless communication networks is complex and typically requires extensive offline modeling and simulation prior to deploying changes that may have unforeseen adverse effects on the live customer network. It is necessary to calibrate the simulation model against the actual network at a level of fidelity such... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

20090029652 - Adjusting power consumption of mobile communication devices based on received signal quality: To make more efficient use of power resources, a mobile device adjusts the power necessary for receiving and/or transmitting data in response to signal quality. As the quality of received signals change, the device alters the power used to transmit and/or receive signals. When signal quality is poor, more power... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090029653 - Method and station for transmitting data in a radio communication system: In a communication system, a first transmitting station transmits a transmission signal to a first receiving station for transmitting a sequence of data via a radio interface. The radio interface is monitored with respect to an interference signal from an interference source prior to transmission via at least one of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090029654 - Using radio frequency transmit/receive switches in radio frequency communications: A metal oxide semiconductor radio frequency transmit/receive switch may enable lower costs and smaller size. The switch uses an inductor and a capacitor circuit to isolate the power amplifier from the low noise amplifier. Metal oxide semiconductor switches are utilized to switch between transmit and receive modes.... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, Pc

20090029655 - Method and system for automatically establishing a dial-up connection to a network through a mobile device: There is provided a method for use by a computing device for automatically establishing a dial-up connection to a network through a mobile device. The method includes establishing a communication link with a mobile device. For example, the mobile device can be a cellular telephone and the communication link can... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090029656 - Lin bus network, integrated circuit and method of communicating thereon: A LIN network comprises a transmit driver and a receive comparator for communicating low frequency signals on a single communication bus. The transmit driver is operably coupled to a high frequency detector to detect a high frequency component on the low frequency signal. In response to detecting the high frequency... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20090029657 - Auto frequency control method: An auto frequency control method of this invention has a first step of a base station BS detecting a frequency deviation ΔfBS of an uplink signal transmitted from a mobile station MS, a second step of the base station BS transmitting an instructing amount of increase or decrease fcont of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090029658 - Ultra-wideband ranging method and system using narrowband interference supression waveform:

20090029660 - Power apparatus, wireless communication apparatus having the same, and power supplying method thereof: A wireless communication apparatus includes: a wireless communication unit which performs wireless communication; a converter which converts an input voltage into an output voltage in a switched-mode to supply the output voltage to the wireless communication unit; and a frequency adjusting unit which adjusts a frequency of a high frequency... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090029659 - Rf circuit with control unit to reduce signal power under appropriate conditions: A disclosed RF circuit includes a power amplifier that produces an RF output signal, a detector to generate a detector signal indicative of a power of the RF output signal, and an offset unit to produce an offset signal that indicates low supply voltage conditions. The power of the RF... Agent: Fsi C/o Jackson Walker, LLP

20090029661 - Amplifier with a quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) modulated and a continuous wave automatic gain control (agc) circuit: The present invention is directed to systems and methods for providing an AGC circuit for maintaining a constant output power level from an amplifier. More specifically, the AGC circuit includes a circuitry for determining whether an input signal is a QAM or a CW signal. A QAM/CW gain switch is... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Intellectual Property Department

20090029662 - Receiving module and receiving device using the same: The demodulator in the receiving module of the invention supplies a signal produced based on a signal level detected by a first detector to a second amplifier as an amplification degree adjustment signal. With this arrangement, when a second receiver works, an AGC voltage supplied to the second receiver is... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090029663 - Frequency source synchronization and redundancy: A system and method for ensuring proper synchronization of a plurality of frequency sources used in reception diversity-based radio reception. The frequency sources are concatenated in a synchronization loop, through which one frequency source having a high performance oscillator is configured as a master source. Through its oscillator, the master... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20090029664 - Crest factor reduction: A device for generating a crest factor reduced signal is disclosed. The device comprises an interface for receiving an input signal; a peak identifier for identifying one or more peak regions of the input signal; a squelch level determiner for determining a reduction of the input signal near the one... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20090029666 - Noise cancellation method, receiver circuit, and electronic instrument: A noise cancellation method includes: inputting an interference wave signal detected near a receiver, and changing the phase and the amplitude of the input signal to generate a cancellation signal that cancels the input signal; adding the cancellation signal to a received signal received by the receiver, amplifying the resulting... Agent: Global Ip Counselors, LLP

20090029665 - Receiver system and method that detects and attenuates noise in a predetermined frequency range: A receiver system and method for detecting and attenuating noise in a predetermined frequency range. The system includes at least one antenna, at least one filter, at least one automatic gain control device, and at least one processor. The at least one antenna receives at least one signal that includes... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20090029667 - Communication device: To propose a communication device capable of easily calibrating frequency error and obtaining position information with high accuracy. The communication device includes a frequency error detecting circuit that receives a reception signal, detects frequency error contained in the reception signal, and generates frequency error correction output, main frequency error correcting... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090029668 - Low flicker noise active mixer and method thereof: A low flicker noise active mixer comprises a trans-conductance section, a switching quad, and a load section. The trans-conductance section converts a voltage signal pair into a first current signal pair. The switching quad converts the first current signal pair into a second signal pair in a manner controlled by... Agent: Ipr Works, Llc

20090029669 - Radio frequency power load and associated method: A radio frequency power load and associated method. A radio frequency power load apparatus includes a container and a fluid having an ion source therein, the fluid being contained in the container. Two conductors are immersed in the fluid. A radio frequency transmission system includes a radio frequency transmitter, a... Agent: Nasa/marshall Space Flight Center

20090029670 - Broadcast receiving system and method for processing broadcast signals: A broadcast receiving system capable of receiving mobile broadcast data and a method for processing broadcast signals are disclosed. The broadcast receiving system includes a first receiving unit, a second receiving unit, a known sequence detector, a equalizer, and a display unit. The first receiving unit receives a first broadcast... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090029671 - Broadcast receiver and method of processing data: A broadcast receiver and a method of processing data are disclosed. The broadcast receiver includes a signal receiving unit, a known sequence detector, and a channel equalizer. The signal receiving unit repeats, when an operating mode of the broadcast receiver has been switched to a Discontinuous Receive (DRx) mode, preset... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090029672 - System and method for centralized event warnig notification for individual entities, and computer program product therefor: An information system, method, and computer program product is provided for the centralized warning of existing or developing significant events and/or threats to affected users carrying a user warning and positioning device, while reporting the location of all user's carrying the user warning and positioning devices of the system to... Agent: U.s. Army Communications-electronics Command

20090029673 - Dynamic location-based rating for prepaid calls: A method and system for streamlining the calculation of a rate for a prepaid wireless call is provided. A mobile subscriber can be billed at one rate when she is within her home network and at a different rate when she is roaming in another network or can be billed... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090029674 - Method and system for collecting and presenting historical communication data for a mobile device: Among other disclosures, a method may include collecting historical communication data and personal data relating to a portion of a plurality of communications, a sender of one or more of the communications or one or more recipients of the communications. The method may include depositing the collected data into a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090029675 - Vehicle safety device for reducing driver distractions: A safety device for automotive vehicles (cars, buses and trucks) or rail locomotives. The device inhibits use of cellular telephones and other communication devices that run the risk of distracting a driver/operator while the vehicle is in motion. Several techniques for inhibiting use are described which can be used individually... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.c.

20090029677 - Mobile authentication through strengthened mutual authentication and handover security: A method of mobile authentication with enhanced mutual authentication and handover security is disclosed. The method of mutual authentication in a mobile network in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: generating at least one service ticket and session key corresponding to a mobile station in accordance with... Agent: Neal, Gerber, & Eisenberg

20090029678 - Resynchronization method for mobile communication terminal: Provided is a resynchronization method of a mobile communication terminal. The resynchronization method for a mobile communication terminal connected to a home location register and a mobile communication network, includes: extracting a communication network serial number corresponding to a terminal authentication request instruction received from a mobile communication network; comparing... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, Pc

20090029676 - Systems and methods for managing information in mobile devices: Systems and methods are described for remotely managing mobile devices provided by an enterprise. Embodiments are described in which a client is provided to a mobile device whereby the client maintains a list of authorized contacts authorizes connections of the mobile device based on the list. The client responds to... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090029679 - System and method to provide a mobile phone caller with a likely response time: A call response time program in the memory of a server computer interacts with a mobile phone communication program to give a caller a likely response time when the call has been missed. The software comprises a configuration program, a call analyzer program, a message program, and a billing program.... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates Pc

20090029681 - Electronic information device with event notification profile: A mobile electronic device is programmed so that when the device is running a an application and an event occurs that the device needs to notify the user about, then the device alters the visual and/or sonic behaviour of the application according to, a pre-defined event notification profile. The user... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090029683 - Intelligent ringtone service: An apparatus and methods are disclosed for enabling a telecommunications terminal to notify its user of the arrival of a message via an acoustic or visual signal whose properties are based on attributes of the message. A network infrastructure element (e.g., a switch, a private branch exchange [PBX], a server,... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, Llc

20090029682 - Message generation for mobile communication devices: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for receiving, at a first computing system, a notification of a triggering event, generating a short message based on the notification, the generated short message including advertisement content, and sending the generated short message to a mobile communications device.... Agent: Fish & Richardson Pc

20090029680 - Storage and access of digital content: In one embodiment, the invention provides a method, comprising providing a first communications channel to transmit digital content to a notes-access application for storage against a particular user, the first communications channel being selected from the group consisting of an SMS channel, an MMS channel, a fax channel, an e-mail... Agent: Hahn And Moodley LLP

20090029684 - Dynamic identity association within a wireless network: A method of providing access to telecommunication services involves receiving a routing information request for terminating a communication with a mobile station located within a visited geographic region, the routing information request including a directory number local to the visited geographic region. A subscriber identity associated with the received directory... Agent: Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.a.

20090029686 - Method and apparatus for presenting caller identification information with geographical and/or source language information: A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for processing calls. Initiation of a call by a user is detected in the communications device. In response to detecting the call, a geographic identification based on a number assigned to the communications device and/or a language identification based on a user of the... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20090029685 - System and method for ringtone generation: The present invention relates to mobile communications and, in particular provides a system that allows for the creation of content for such uses as ringtones for mobile phones, and systems for deploying such content, i.e., segmenting and transferring media files to a mobile communication device.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090029687 - Combining mobile and transcoded content in a mobile search result: In embodiments, the present invention provides a method and system for transcoding non-mobile specific content, creating a blended content repository that includes mobile specific content and transcoded webpage content, receiving a navigation request from a mobile communication facility, presenting a content to the mobile communication facility from the blended content... Agent: Strategic Patents P.c..

20090029688 - Enhancing a transferred call: A communication system includes logic to detect I/O activity of a first communication device, logic to ascertain whether a second communication device having an active call is in proximity to the first communication device, and logic to provide a substantially uninterrupted transfer of the call from the second communication device... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz Pc Llo

20090029690 - Enhancing a transferred call: A communication system includes logic to detect I/O activity of a first communication device, logic to ascertain whether a second communication device having an active call is in proximity to the first communication device, and logic to provide a substantially uninterrupted transfer of the call from the second communication device... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz Pc Llo

20090029689 - Transfer back: A communication system includes logic to detect a second communication device in proximity to a first communication device engaged in a call, logic to provide substantially uninterrupted transfer of the call to the second communication device, and logic to transfer in a substantially uninterrupted fashion at least a portion of... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz Pc Llo

20090029691 - Base station initiated proximity service discovery and connection establishment: The normal roles of wireless stations and wireless access points in initiating the establishment of wireless connections may be reversed without the need for changes in the network interfaces for either the station or access point device. This capability may be used to allow wireless devices acting as access points,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.c.

20090029692 - Predictive computer network services provisioning for mobile users: A predictive network service provisioning method uses personal schedule information of a user [120] to predict the geographic/network location of the user, the operational context of a user, and/or the computation and communication needs of a user. These predicted user attributes may be used to reduce network latency by prepositioning... Agent: Lumen Patent Firm

20090029693 - Methods of remotely updating lists in mobile terminals and related systems and computer program products: Operating a mobile terminal may include providing a list in memory of the mobile terminal with the list including at least one identification of a communications device remote from the mobile terminal. An update for the list may be received from outside the mobile terminal over a wireless link, and... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.a.

20090029694 - Control device, mobile communication system, and communication terminal: A control device comprises a memory and a processor. The memory is configured to store captured image data and alternative image data. The processor is configured to: measure time that has elapsed since establishment of a communication connection between a first communication terminal and a second communication terminal, or since... Agent: Michaud-duffy Group LLP

20090029695 - Mobile telephone device, control method thereof and recording medium: Call control of a mobile telephone device and so on used for a plurality of carriers (telephone lines) is provided for acquisition of carrier information and notification thereof to improve serviceability, wherein carrier information of a call destination is stored, carrier information is exchanged during the telephone call, and, when... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090029696 - Systems and methods for monitoring selected terrestrially used satellite frequency signals to reduce potential interference: A satellite radiotelephone frequency band can be reused terrestrially by an ancillary terrestrial network even within the same satellite cell, using interference reduction/cancellation techniques. An interference reducer is responsive to a space-based component and to an ancillary terrestrial network. The interference reducer is configured to reduce interference in wireless communications... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090029697 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for synchronizing subscriber feature data across multiple domains: Methods, systems, and computer program products for synchronizing a subscriber profile in a plurality of domains is described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a profile update request message from an application server to modify an Internet protocol (IP) domain subscriber profile. The profile update request message is forwarded... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20090029698 - Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating mobile network selection by a gan-connected wireless device: Apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating manual PLMN selection of a GAN-connected wireless device. While maintaining connection of the wireless device with a serving GANC, a request is made for a PLMN listing of the potentially available PLMNs with which the wireless device can communicate. The request message is... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090029699 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for providing a perceivable physical indication of service availability: An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for directing a device to emit a perceivable physical indication (e.g., noise, light, vibration, smell, etc.), in order to indicate to a user that the device provides a particular service of interest to the user. A user may request a list... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090029701 - Communication system and method therefor: To effectively prevent information leakage from a communication node, such as a cellular phone. Not an actual communication-destination telephone number, but a telephone number code which is arbitrarily assigned corresponding to the actual communication-destination telephone number, and information required for telephone number selection are registered in an address book of... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090029702 - System and method for collecting and analyzing user information: The present invention is to provide system and method for collecting and analyzing user information. The system comprises an information carrier, for carrying information; a mobile terminal, comprising an information reading apparatus for reading information on the information carrier; and an ID storing device for storing the ID of the... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090029700 - System for registration of communication devices: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a mobile Voice over IP (VoIP) communication device (MVCD) having a controller element to register with a VoIP call processing system by way of a Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) access point operating in a cluster of WiFi access... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090029707 - Apparatus and method for communication in wireless communication network using global radio resource controller: A method, system, and apparatus for communication in a wireless communication network by using a global Radio Resource Controller is provided. The method includes receiving one or more reports from one or more local RRCs by the global RRC. The method further includes sending one or more responses to each... Agent: Global Ip Services, Pllc 3rd Block

20090029703 - Handover between mobile networks: When a mobile station MS1 determines during communication through a first network (1), that a second network (7) is available that offers better operational parameters for the communication, the mobile station sends a handover announcement (S 5.3) to the first network to offer it an opportunity to improve the operational... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090029704 - Method and apparatus for discovering location of information server and method and apparatus for receiving handover information using location of information server: A method and apparatus for discovering a location of an information server using a router advertisement (RA) message that is utilized to automatically set an address in an IPv6 environment and receiving information necessary for determining mobility by using the location of the information server.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090029708 - Method of switching bearers and a device used therefor: Communication quality of bearers towards a 3G system having a PoC server and a proxy server connected thereto, and towards a wireless LAN system is monitored by a 3G bearer IF and a wireless LAN bearer IF of a mobile terminal device. Upon being requested for reference by an application... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090029705 - Methods and apparatus for service acquisition in a multi-frequency network: Methods and apparatus for service acquisition in a multi-frequency network. In an aspect, a method is provided for service acquisition in a multi-frequency network. The method includes detecting a service acquisition trigger event and identifying a selected RF channel from an acquisition RF list based on signal strength, wherein the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090029706 - Recovery from handoff error due to false detection of handoff completion signal at access terminal: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate recovering from error due to false detection of completion signals at an access terminal. An access terminal specific request signal can be sent to a target base station to initiate handoff or semi-connected state exit. A completion signal can be transferred in response... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090029709 - Methods and apparatus for signaling parameter distribution for neighboring radio frequencies: Methods and apparatus for signaling parameter distribution for neighboring radio frequencies. A method includes identifying selected local operations infrastructures (LOIs) and one or more neighboring LOIs, generating a neighbor description message (NDM) that identifies the selected LOIs and their respective neighbors and specifies SP information for each RF channel associated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090029712 - Cell reselection signalling method: The invention relates to methods pertaining to cell reselection in a cellular telecommunication system. According to the invention, a connection setup rejection message is used to direct a mobile communication means to attempt a new connection with certain parameter values such as a certain carrier frequency. A plurality of parameter... Agent: Harrington & Smith, Pc

20090029710 - Multi-band radio communication method and base station: In a radio communication system that simultaneously provides communication service using a plurality of discontinuous frequency bands, a multi-band radio communication method according to the present invention is a method in which a base station constituting the system allocates a band to a mobile station that requests a communication starting.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090029711 - Signaling method:

20090029713 - System for fast macrodiversity switching in mobile wireless networks: Fast macrodiversity switching (FMS) dynamically switches radio links used for traffic and control channels for a mobile station among a number of base transceiver stations (BTS) without changing the radio resource, that is, using the same frequency and time slot combination (TDMA) or frequency and spreading code combination (CDMA). The... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.c.

20090029714 - Method of allocating bandwidth for transmission of channel quality information: The present invention provides a method of allocating bandwidth for transmission of channel quality information. The method includes reducing a bandwidth allocated to transmission of channel quality information over an air interface in a first direction in response to determining that traffic over the air interface in the first direction... Agent: Mark W. Sincell, Ph.d. Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.c.

20090029718 - Content publishing systems and methods: A system for publishing digital content is described which, in one embodiment, includes a beacon device associated with a first user configured to transmit identification information and information indicating its current position. A browsing device includes a display configured and adapted to display to a second user a representation of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090029719 - Intelligent paging in multiple networks: A method and system are provided for paging a mobile device in the intersection of logical areas of two or more different subsystems using information indicative of the logical areas of each subsystem in which the mobile device is likely located. In some embodiments, only those cells which belong to... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D

20090029715 - Method for determining the distance of a mobile communication terminal from mobile radio base stations, and mobile communication terminal: In contrast to the related art, in which the distance value is calculated exclusively from the timing advance value, the first mobile radio base station or the mobile communication terminal additionally calculates a second distance value, which is more accurate in comparison with the above distance value but is multi-valued,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090029716 - Mobile communications devices including environmental hazard monitoring: Mobile communications devices include sensors for monitoring for environmental hazards that an individual carrying the mobile communications device may encounter when moving from place to place. Examples of such environmental hazards are smoke, poisonous gases including carbon monoxide, and the like. Upon detecting an environmental hazard, the mobile communications device... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090029717 - Notifying a user of a portable wireless device: A method, apparatus and system for notifying a user of a portable communication device. In one embodiment, a location of a first portable communication device is determined for a first user and the location of a second portable communication device is determined for a second user. A determination is made... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20090029721 - Method and system for delivering customized advertisements to mobile devices: Disclosed herein is a method and system for delivering advertisements asynchronously to a user of a mobile device. The delivery of the advertisements is based on a number of preferences and delivery parameters. The transferred advertisements are stored on local drives of the mobile device. A client application on the... Agent: Ashok Tankha

20090029722 - Method and system for generating presence information with regard to people visiting an area of interest: The invention relates to an information system for generating presence information with regard to people visiting an area of interest. The system comprises a detection system arranged to detect locations of a plurality of mobile terminals, an identification system arranged to identify subscribers of said plurality of mobile terminals, a... Agent: Michaelson & Associates

20090029720 - System and method for providing electronic advertisements: A system for displaying electronic advertisements on a display device includes a processor having a set of instructions, a display device in communication with the processor and a network interface in communication with the processor. The processor is configured by the set of instructions to receive an initial advertisement from... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20090029726 - Method and arrangement for distributing service messages from clients to service applications: A method and arrangement for distributing services messages from a client terminal to multiple service units or applications in one or more application servers in a multimedia service network. A service message distributor receives from the terminal, a multi-service message that includes a plurality of service message documents containing service-related... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090029725 - Method of advertising, an advertisement, and a method of responding to an advertisement using a mobile device: A method responding to an advertisement using a mobile device is described. The method comprises: capturing from the advertisement, using a sensor of the mobile device, content encoded in machine-readable form, the content including a reply, a channel identification, and a communications address; configuring, within the mobile device, a communications... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090029723 - Mobile multimedia delivery: A method of preparing MMS messages involves preparing a multimedia presentation on a computer using an industry-standard multimedia format; exporting a file containing said multimedia presentation in said industry-standard format; and processing said file to create an MMS message suitable for transmission over a mobile phone service.... Agent: Laubscher & Laubscher, P.c.

20090029724 - System and method for acknowledging calendar appointments using a mobile device: A system and method are provided for communicating calendar appointment acknowledgements to a sender from a recipient device, in particular a mobile communication device capable of receiving SMS messages. The sender creates a calendar object comprising calendar event data, designates a recipient, and selects a transport method for delivering the... Agent: Dimock Stratton LLP

20090029727 - Apparatus, and associated method, for selectably delaying synchronization of database copies in a radio communication system: Apparatus, and an associated method, for selectably delaying performance of synchronization operations in which database copies are placed in match with one another. A user of a mobile node at which a database copy is maintained selectably actuates an actuator to select delay of performance of the synchronization operations. Once... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090029728 - Base station initiated proximity service discovery and connection establishment: The normal roles of wireless stations and wireless access points in initiating the establishment of wireless connections may be reversed without the need for changes in the network interfaces for either the station or access point device. This capability may be used to allow wireless devices acting as access points,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.c.

20090029729 - Multiband-multimode mobile communication terminal and its method for controlling the modem power: The present invention is directed to an MB-MM mobile communication terminal. According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, an MB-MM mobile communication terminal comprising a first modem and a second modem, further comprises an activation control unit determining whether the second modem is activated if the activation control... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090029732 - Mobile phone for capturing and printing images: A mobile phone is provided for capturing and printing images. The phone comprises a phone body defining front and rear faces. The front face has a keypad and display, and the rear face has a removable cover. The body further defines a base slot. A camera is fitted to the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090029731 - Mobile phone with camera and printer: A mobile phone includes an elongate body defining a transverse print media path there-through. A keypad and display is mounted on one side of the body. A camera device that includes at least one lens is mounted to an opposite side of the body and a image sensor is configured... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090029730 - Video image delivering apparatus, video image delivering system, and video image delivering method for delivering video image depending on position: Upon receiving an obtaining instruction from video image delivering apparatus, mobile terminal position obtainer obtains the current position of a mobile terminal, which the instruction instructs it to obtain. Mobile terminal position transmitter transmits the current position information indicating the current position to video image delivering apparatus. When communicator of... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090029733 - Method and apparatus for controllable filtering on multiplexed data bus ports: A communication device (203) can include a external data port (110) for at least data transfer and audio transmission and a switchable radio frequency protection circuit (205, 300, 400 or 500) that switches in a resonant circuit or filter circuit (312, 322, 412, 422, 512, or 522) upon detection of... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090029734 - Mobile communication device and system with modular audio accessory: There is provided a mobile communication system that comprises a mobile communication device having a first battery and a compartment, the compartment having a power port. The mobile communication system further comprises a modular accessory including a second battery, where the modular accessory is configured for placement in the compartment,... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090029735 - Radio communication semiconductor integrated circuit, data processing semiconductor integrated circuit and portable device: A portable device having a communication function composed of a plurality of LSIs operated in synchronization with a clock, such as a baseband LSI and a logic LSI such as an application processor, can synchronize the baseband LSI with the logic LSI without lowering the performance of the logic LSI.... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.c.

20090029738 - Digital device and method for providing additional service by using the same: A digital processing device capable of receiving an additional service is disclosed. In one aspect, a digital processing device includes i) an input unit, inputting a signal, ii) a subscriber identity unit, storing an identity code of a communication operator and generating a communication network access request message, iii) an... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090029737 - Electronics card communication: An electronics card for an electronics module comprises a wireless transceiver for communication with a second wireless transceiver external to the card. In addition, an electronics module comprises such an electronics card.... Agent: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

20090029736 - Mobile terminal and sim indicative information display method thereof: A subscriber identity module (SIM) indicative information display method of the present invention includes receiving SIM indicative information one of a SIM card detected in one of the SIM card slots, registering the SIM indicative information with a SIM identity of the SIM card, detecting a SIM indicative information request... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, Plc

20090029740 - Mobile telephone terminal, screen display control method used for the same, and program thereof: It is possible to provide a mobile telephone terminal capable of optimising the gamma characteristic in display setting and performing high-quality display based on user's taste. When an image to be displayed is selected, a CPU (13) of the mobile telephone terminal (1) judges whether to perform display setting by... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090029739 - Portable electronic device: When image data is displayed on the display portion of a conventional mobile telephone, characters cannot be displayed thereon, and thus the image data and the characters cannot be simultaneously displayed. In a portable electronic device according to the present invention, a cover member having a first display device (101)... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20090029741 - Portable terminal: A first casing 2 and a second casing 3 are connected to each other by a slide portion 4 so as to be slidable. The first casing 2 has an opening portion 40 in an opposed surface which faces the second casing 3. The second casing 3 has a stationary... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090029742 - Method and apparatus for intercepting signals to change the ring mode of a mobile device: A method for intercepting signals so as to change the ring mode of a mobile device includes the following steps. Initially, a signal about to enter a predetermined area is intercepted. Then, a specific ring mode is added to the signal according to contents of the signal. Next, the signal... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090029744 - Electronic device for hands-free operation of a portable communication device: A system and method for providing an electronic device that facilitates hands-free operation of a portable communication device in a wide range of applications and environments, including use in a vehicle. The electronic device includes a detector to automatically activate at least a wireless interface based on the occurrence of... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090029743 - Wireless headset and microphone assembly for communications device: Disclosed herein is a communications system implementing a microphone wirelessly connected to a half-duplex communications device, such as a two-way radio or a radio-simulating cellular phone. The microphone may incorporate a transmit/receive switch wherein a transmit signal is wirelessly transmitted from the microphone to the communications device to direct the... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090029745 - Mobile communications terminals and methods using the same: A mobile communications terminal includes a portable terminal housing and a speaker in the terminal housing. The terminal housing defines a first speaker port and a second speaker port on different sides of the terminal housing. The speaker is ported through each of the first and second speaker ports. The... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.a.

20090029747 - Foldable mobile terminal with antennas and a selector selecting a diversity transceiving system based on folding-out or folding-in terminal: A foldable mobile terminal comprises a pair of housings which are coupled through a hinge to make the terminal foldable, at least one antenna arranged on each of the housings, a switch connected to the antenna, at least one radio unit mounted on one of the housing and connected selectively... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090029746 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit that determines whether a second key provided on a body is pressed when a first key provided on the body is pressed and a control unit that disables the first key and inhibits an operation in response to an operation with the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc

20090029748 - Sliding mechanism apparatus and appliance integrated with the same: Disclosed is a sliding mechanism apparatus used for slidably opening and closing a slider-type cellular phone. A guide member and a slider member are engaged with each other so as to enable to slide relative to each other. The end of one arm of a first torsion spring is connected... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20090029749 - Sliding mechanism apparatus and appliance integrated with the same: Disclosed is a sliding mechanism apparatus used for slidably opening and closing a slider-type cellular phone. A guide member and a slider member are engaged with each other so as to enable to slide relative to each other. The end of one arm of a first torsion spring is connected... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20090029750 - Handheld wireless communication device and holder: A holder for a handless wireless communication device has triggering means at more than one location interacting with detecting means in the handheld wireless communication device for the handheld wireless communication device to detect whether or not it is present in the holder in any one of several possible orientations... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman

  
01/22/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090023382 - Radio communication system and base station: A radio communication system includes a grouping unit for grouping a plurality of base stations into a plurality of groups (Soft Handoff Groups) and a determining unit for selecting base stations belonging to one and the same group selected from the groups produced by the grouping unit and for determining... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090023383 - Distributed conformal adaptive antenna array for satcom using decision direction: An apparatus comprises a distributed array of antenna elements for receiving a radio frequency signal on a satellite communications link, wherein the radio frequency signal includes a known preamble; a plurality of mixers for translating the radio frequency signal to a plurality of baseband signals having in-phase and quadrature components;... Agent: Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP

20090023384 - Capacity maximization for a unicast spot beam satellite system: Methods, systems, and apparatuses are presented for improved satellite communications. The satellite system may comprises at least one gateway, a satellite in orbit configured to communicate with the at least one gateway and provide a plurality of spot beams, and a plurality of subscriber terminals. The spot beams may include... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)

20090023385 - Method for synchronzing user signal transmissions within a hybrid communication network: A method is devoted to synchronizing the transmission of user signals within a single-frequency hybrid network comprising at least one transmission satellite (SAT) and regenerative emitters (E1-E6) tasked with retransmitting received user signals to user terminals (T1, T2), using the same frequency and the same waveform. This method consists of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090023386 - Radiative focal area antenna transmission coupling arrangement: The present invention comprises a docking system for connecting a portable communication device to a further signal transmission line. The docking system may be arranged within a workstation such as a desk or a tray. The system may also envelope a room in a building or be located in a... Agent: Donald N. Halgren

20090023387 - Receiver, transceiver, and electric field communication system: A transmitter (2) modulates information to be transmitted with an alternating-current signal having a predetermined frequency and includes a variable reactance section (16) which produces resonance with a stray capacitance (18) between a circuit ground (17) in the transmitter (2) and an earth ground (20) which strays from the earth... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090023390 - Bring call here selectively: A communication system includes logic to detect a second communication device in proximity to a first communication device engaged in a call, and to provide a substantially uninterrupted transfer of selected parties to the call to the second communication device. A proximate device may be identified as one capable of... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz Pc Llo

20090023389 - System and method for remotely controlling bluetooth enabled electronic equipment: According to one exemplary embodiment, a system providing remote control of Bluetooth enabled electronic equipment comprises Bluetooth enabled electronic equipment for initiating a pairing mode to authorize a virtual remote controller transfer, a Bluetooth enabled wireless device for activating a setup mode so as to pair with the Bluetooth enabled... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090023391 - Wireless body sensor network: Disclosed are communication devices especially devices adapted for use as body-worn medical sensors for continuously measuring ECG, SpO2, heart rate, blood pressure and the like, and in particular a method and apparatus for setting up wireless networks of such devices, specifically a communication device adapted for attachment to the body... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090023388 - Wireless transceiver and microphone based communications system: In one embodiment a communications system includes at least one wireless microphone having a communications modules and a wireless transceiver also having a communications modules. In one operation the transceiver is adapted to send data to each microphone after setting a common operating frequency and ID. A PC having a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, Pllc

20090023392 - Mobile communication terminal and method for controlling activation of multi-path interference removing apparatus: An increase in the power consumption and deterioration of the reception characteristic which can arise as a result of installing a multi-path interference removing apparatus are suppressed. The multi-path interference removing apparatus is operated only in the following cases: a case where a mobile communication terminal is in a communication... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090023393 - Method and system for a wireless mobile communication device to execute a function or receive a service in one or more remote transmit/receive devices based on user preference data: A system and method is provided for a wireless mobile communication device (WMCD) to communicate a signal that may include user preference data to execute a function and/or receive a service in one or more identified remote transmitting/receiving (TX/RX) devices. The signal may be encrypted, and may be used to... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023394 - Radiocommunication system for aircraft: Radiocommunication system for aircraft. The radiocommunication system (S1) comprises a single box and, integrated into this single box, at least one single main interface module (7), which is formed in such a way as to carry out the processing of the interfaces of all the radiocommunication means (3 to 6)... Agent: Dickinson Wright Pllc James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090023395 - Passive interface and software configuration for portable devices: A universal passive interface for connecting external systems to smart devices such as cell phones and PDAs. The passive system includes a cradle for receiving a compatible smart device that connects the functionality of the smart device to a wide variety of external systems (e.g., printers, large display, input devices,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090023396 - Mobile telephone device with broadcasting receiver: It is to provide a mobile telephone device with the broadcasting receiver having high sensitivity over a broad band. A meander element 14 is disposed in parallel to an opening surface 5a of a loop element 5, and the two elements 5 and 14 are connected directly in a feeding... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090023397 - Active load isolator and wireless speaker for mixed signal environments: An isolation circuit includes a low dropout operational current control loop and a shunt regulator. The current control loop is configured to drive the shunt regulator to result in a high dynamic impedance ratio between a voltage source and a load. The current control loop may include a series-pass transistor,... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, Llc

20090023399 - Message handling in an ip multimedia subsystem: A method of handling the delivery of push messages from a notification server of a Session Initiation Protocol based network to a network user. The method comprises signalling to said notification server the start of a Session Initiation Protocol session and the end of a Session Initiation Protocol session, and... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090023398 - Wireless terminal, wireless module and method of manufacturing such a terminal: A wireless terminal is described, which is formed from a module (20) comprising a substrate, RF components (32, 33), an antenna (25), notably of the PIFA type, and a linkage part (30) for linking the antenna to the substrate. The RF components are placed in the vicinity of the linkage... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090023400 - Piezoelectric oscillator and transmitter: A piezoelectric oscillator includes: a piezoelectric resonator element having a piezoelectric substrate and an excitation electrode formed on a surface of the piezoelectric substrate; a semiconductor circuit element provided with an oscillation circuit for oscillating the piezoelectric resonator element and having a first insulating film formed on a principal surface;... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc

20090023401 - Method and apparatus for reducing transient impacts of beam switching in a switched beam antenna system: A method and apparatus for reducing transient impacts of beam switching in a switched beam antenna system are disclosed. A switch beam antenna system generates a plurality of beams in a predefined beam pattern and switches the current beam position to one of the plurality of predefined beams in accordance... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.c. Dept. Icc

20090023402 - Polar modulation circuit, integrated circuit and radio apparatus: An object of the invention is to provide a polar modulation circuit capable of reducing the capacity of data stored in memory and suppressing an increase in the circuit scale related to distortion compensation while assuring the compensation accuracy. The polar modulation circuit according to the invention stores output signal... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090023404 - Controlling a receiver: A receiver 650 operates in close proximity to at least one other component 610, 611, 612 causing interferences in signals received by the receiver 650. It is determined (steps 2002; 2003) whether and at which frequency a higher harmonic of and/or an inter-modulation product with signals generated by the other... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090023403 - System and method for controlling intermodulation interference: In one embodiment, a method of controlling intermodulation (IM) interference is provided. The method comprises determining if an IM product spectrum overlaps the spectrum of an assigned receive frequency and determining when transmissions from at least two transmitters are to overlap in time. If the IM product spectrum overlaps the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090023405 - Rf front-end circuitry with reduced dc offset: An RF front-end circuit includes a directional coupler, a mixer, and a reflection circuit. The directional coupler is adapted to receive an antenna signal and an oscillator signal. The mixer is coupled to the directional coupler to receive the antenna signal and is further adapted to receive a mixer signal... Agent: Slater & Matsil LLP

20090023406 - Enhanced radio systems and methods: An enhanced radio system is disclosed that provides for the capture and playback of one or more radio stations. The user may tune to a station, or scan through stations, rewind to hear what was missed (even while the system is turned off), and fast-forward through undesired content. The system... Agent: Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department

20090023407 - Adaptive tuning to improve demodulator performance: A receiver is tuned to a transmission frequency of a data signal after the receiver has already locked onto a frequency carrying the data signal. A frequency offset between a locked frequency of a tuner on the receiver and the actual transmission frequency is determined by a comparator. If the... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20090023408 - Electric wave receiving apparatus: An electric wave receiving apparatus comprises: an antenna; an amplifier; filter circuits that extract signals in different frequency bands from an output of the amplifier; detector circuits that demodulate time codes from outputs of the filter circuits; automatic gain control circuits that generate gain control signals from the detector circuits;... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc

20090023409 - Receiving device: A waveform shaping circuit wave-shapes a demodulated signal after FM demodulation to generate a binary value. A smoothing circuit smoothes the demodulated signal to generate a reference voltage. A comparator compares the reference voltage with the demodulated signal to output the binary value. A potential difference limiting circuit determines whether... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090023410 - Location awareness of devices: A method for managing devices is described. The method includes receiving wireless fingerprints from a plurality of devices, each of the wireless fingerprints comprising a unique device identifier, a wireless signal strength indicator that corresponds to a relative position a device is located with respect to one or more wireless... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090023411 - Receiving circuit: The present invention is a receiving circuit used for a cellular phone that is reduced in size and can realize low power consumption. In a signal reception circuit that is used in a cellular phone that perform transmission and reception of a plurality of band wireless signals and includes a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090023412 - Fm radio receiver: A diversity FM radio receiver comprises two tuners for simultaneously tuning to the same FM channel. To avoid disturbances between the local oscillator signals of the tuners and to be able to use standard IF filters, one of the tuners operate with high-side LO injection and the other tuner operates... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090023413 - Cross coupled high frequency buffer: A local oscillator (LO) buffer circuit comprises first and second LO buffers arranged in a cross coupled configuration. The first LO buffer generates in-phase output signals in response to in-phase input signals, and quadrature output signals from the second LO buffer. The second LO buffer generates the quadrature output signals... Agent: Dla Piper Us LLP

20090023414 - Software-defined radio support in sequestered partitions: A software-defined radio (SDR) capability may be provided in a general purpose, many core processing system by sequestering one or more partitions running on one or more cores and instantiating a communications capability by having discrete SDR functions performed by the sequestered partitions. Each SDR module embodied in a sequestered... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090023415 - Semiconductor switching device: A semiconductor switching device includes, on one semiconductor substrate: a switching circuit configured to switch connection states between a plurality of terminals; a negative voltage generating circuit; and a control circuit connected to the switching circuit and the negative voltage generating circuit and configured to supply a control signal to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090023416 - Mobile radio receiver power management systems and methods: According to some embodiments, an analog radio receiver circuit is configured alternatively in a full-power mode when the receiver is situated in a cradle and connected to an external power source, and in a power-saving mode when the receiver is not connected to the external power source. In the power-saving... Agent: Law Office Of Andrei D Popovici, P.c.

20090023417 - Multiple interactive modes for using multiple earpieces linked to a common mobile handset: The present invention discloses a mobile communication system that includes a mobile handset and at least two wireless earpieces. The mobile handset can be configured to conduct voice communications with remotely located devices over a mobile telephony network. The wireless earpieces can be configured to be communicatively linked to the... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.a.

20090023418 - Emergency alert system distribution to mobile wireless towers: In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining an object associated with a host server and determining if the object includes an indication that identifies a first zone. The method also includes identifying a message contained in the object if the object includes the indication that identifies the first zone, and... Agent: Cisco Systems, Inc. Scientific-atlanta, Inc.

20090023419 - Method and apparatus for emergency number awareness: A telecommunications device includes a laptop computer having a telephony soft client that may run, for example, in a browser window. The telephony soft client includes a utility to allow it to determine the laptop's local external IP address and from it, the local country. The telephony soft client then... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090023420 - Method for distributing emergency information in a telecommunications system: The invention discloses a method for distributing emergency information to subscribers in a telecommunications system. According to the method, information is distributed via an existing protocol for distributing text messages and/or graphic messages within said system, and the information is distributed at points in time when the system load for... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090023421 - Personal multimedia communication system and network for emergency services personnel: A personal multimedia communication system and network for emergency services personnel includes a plurality of personal communication systems linked together and to a base station in a network. Each personal communication system includes a PDA device mounted on a PASS control console, a video camera mounted on the PDA device,... Agent: Rick Comoglio Sr. Intellectual Property Counsel

20090023424 - Acquiring identity parameter: A method of acquiring an identity parameter of a device registered with a network. The device is configured to respond to a set of integrity protected requests from the network only after the device has authenticated the network. The device is also configured to respond to a non-integrity protected identity... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090023423 - Method and system for creating secure network links utilizing a user's biometric identity on network elements: An ad hoc network may be established between a handheld wireless communication device (HWCD) and one or more network resources utilizing biometric identity information. The biometric identity information may be associated with a user of the HWCD and utilized to select one or more network resources thus enabling secure communication... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023422 - Method and system for processing information based on detected biometric event data: A system and method is provided for processing and storing captured data in a wireless communication device based on detected biometric event data. The captured data may be acquired through a data acquisition system with devices or sensors in an integrated or distributed configuration. The captured data may include multimedia... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023425 - System and method for mobile terminated event communication correlation: A system, method, and devices for receiving data communications from a plurality of remote terminals via a Mobile Switching Center, each data communication including a device identifier for an originating remote terminal; selecting a call center to respond to each data communication; sending a message via a side-channel to the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090023427 - Automated call back request for a mobile phone: Methods and apparatus for providing automated call back requests are provided. In one method a signaling link in a telecommunications system is monitored for a transaction including a connection request containing a called address followed by a disconnection request within a first predetermined time period. Responsive to the transaction, the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090023426 - Intelligent real access point name (apn) selection using virtual apns: In one embodiment, a first access request is received from a mobile device. The access request may be received through a first access medium for a virtual access point name (APN). A session is created with a service using a first real access point name (APN) for the mobile device.... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, Pc

20090023429 - Asynchronous search platform for mobile device users: Apparatus for an asynchronous search platform is provided in which a user may submit a request for information via a mobile device and receives a response from a researcher. In one example, the apparatus includes a server operable to receive a user-generated request from a mobile device, communicate the request... Agent: Yahoo C/o Mofo Palo Alto

20090023428 - Method and system for creating a personalized journal based on collecting links to information and annotating those links for later retrieval: A system and method is provided for handling data in wireless communication devices where data may be captured and linked to a personal journal via indexing and mapping of context data tags abstracted from captured data. The captured data may be retrieved by matching a query to one or more... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023430 - Bring call here selectively: A communication system includes logic to detect a second communication device in proximity to a first communication device engaged in a call, and to provide a substantially uninterrupted transfer of selected parties to the call to the second communication device. A proximate device may be identified as one capable of... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz Pc Llo

20090023434 - Jurisdiction based parameter setting for wireless transceivers: Low cost semiconductor manufacturing techniques have provided consumers with a wide range of electronic devices supporting communications according to multiple standards. These electronic devices will be deployed within many operational jurisdictions, particularly with roaming features, such as Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and North America. However, operational compliance requirements can... Agent: Freedman & Associates

20090023432 - Method and system for tagging data with context data tags in a wireless system: A wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may be utilized to generate and/or maintain multimedia data files. Context data tags may be created to tag the generated multimedia data files, enabling identification of multimedia data files without directly accessing the contents of the multimedia data files. Context data tags may comprise... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023433 - Method and system for utilizing and modifying user preference information to create context data tags in a wireless system: A Wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may be utilized to generate and/or maintain multimedia data files. Context data tags may be utilized to tag the generated multimedia data files to enable convenient identification of multimedia data files. Context data tags may comprise time/date stamps, subject, and/or location attribute. User preference... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023431 - Systems and methods for communicating with a network switch: Systems and methods for communicating with a network device are provided. In this regard, a representative system, among others, includes a network switch associated with a telecommunications device; and a wireless interface device that wirelessly communicates with the network switch, the wireless interface device being configured to obtain information associated... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company

20090023435 - Method, device and software for updating data in mobile devices: Updating data between the mobile devices belonging to a given user group is shown. In a mobile device (301, 302), there can be recorded information (406) of the members of a given user group, and a connection can be established from the device (301, 302) to other devices (303, 304,... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090023436 - Methods for handling measurement reports in a wireless communication system: A method of handling measurement reports for a mobile station of a wireless communications system includes: receiving a control message from the base station, wherein the control message is configured for asking the mobile station to transit from a first state to a second state different from the first state;... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090023437 - Efficient method for forming and sharing impairment covariance matrix: The technology comprises method(s) and apparatus for operating a telecommunications system. In its basic form the method comprises providing plural channelization codes for potential use by an uplink receiver; using unused channelization codes of the plural codes to generate an estimate of an impairment covariance matrix; and using the estimate... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090023439 - Measuring signal quality: There is disclosed method of measuring a received signal quality in a wireless telecommunications network. The method includes determining at least two signal parameters on the basis of measurements made on at least one of a plurality of physical channels, determining a calibration parameter indicative of variations common to the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090023438 - Method of controlling receipt of signals at a terminal of a communications system: A method of controlling receipt of signals at a terminal (1) of communications system involves receiving data (D1,D2) on at least one control channel from a first base station (2). The terminal is adapted to periodically perform measurements on signals transmitted by at least one second base station (3,4). The... Agent: Staas & Halsey

20090023441 - Apparatus and method for determining a downlink transmit power characteristic in a cellular communication system: A cellular communication system comprising a network optimizer (117) which may perform performance optimization or evaluation based on measurements by remote stations (101, 103, 115). The network optimizer (117) comprises a remote station measurement controller (203) which instructs a first remote station (101) to report signal strength measurements for a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090023440 - Communication mediation apparatus and communication mediation method: A communication mediation apparatus for mediating communication between an information processing device and a communication network includes a first communication unit, second communication unit, a determining unit, and a setting unit. The first communication unit communicates with the information processing device by first communication speed. The second communication unit communicates... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090023442 - System and method to enable unlicensed mobile access across terminals: A method and apparatus is provided for establishing a Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) call through an Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) Network by enabling Voice over IP (VoIP) access into a GSM network from various IP-enabled mobile device terminals and a mechanism to authenticate and use such terminals without... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090023443 - Method for self-provisioning of subscriber data in the ip multimedia subsystem (ims): A method for self-provisioning of subscriber data allows efficient registration of a subscriber for an Internet-Protocol Multimedia Subsystem of a telecommunication network at the subscriber database of the Internet-Protocol Multimedia Subsystem. A subscription entry is created in the subscriber database of the Internet-Protocol Multimedia Subsystem of a telecommunication network, based... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090023444 - Communication system: A communication system includes: a subscriber information storage device configured to store subscriber information; a registration unit configured to register, in addition to first subscriber information, second subscriber information in the subscriber information storage device, as sub-registrant subscriber information of a first terminal unit, the first subscriber information being the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090023445 - Home network name displaying methods and apparatus for multiple home networks: A network name displaying method involves maintaining access to a Home Public Land Mobile Network (HPLMN) list and a Preferred PLMN (PPLMN) list, the HPLMN list identifying a plurality of home networks and the PPLMN list identifying a plurality of non-home roaming networks; maintaining access to a home network display... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center

20090023446 - Service provider initiated access network selection: Examples of the invention allow a content service provider to utilize one or more overlapping wireless networks in a given area to efficiently and cost effectively deliver content and services to a mobile device contained within a terminal. Examples of the invention analyze the characteristics of each wireless network such... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090023447 - Data processing in intra-site handover: The invention involves data processing during intra-site handover procedures. At least two directional antennas of a base station receive user data carrying signals originating from a mobile units positioned in an intra-site handover area defined by the overlapping radio coverage of the antennas. The directional antennas performs an initial data... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090023448 - Method and apparatus for inter-system handover: An inter-system handover system for a wireless communication system supports hand-down and hand-up of user equipment (UE) to different radio access technologies, including synchronous and asynchronous systems. Latency and handover connection failures are reduced by an access node (nodeB) broadcasting information about neighboring systems (targets) when the UE reception (RX)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090023449 - Method and system for performing handover of multimode-multiband terminal by using multi target cell in mobile communication environment: Disclosed are a method and a system for performing handover of a multimode-multiband terminal by using multi-target cells in a mobile communication environment. The method for performing handover of a multimode-multiband terminal using multi-target cells in a mobile communication environment, which increases a probability of handover and improves communication quality... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090023450 - System and method for handoff of session from voip interface to cellular interface of dual-mode device: A method and system for handing off an active VoIP call with a remote party from a VoIP interface of a dual-mode device to a cellular interface of the dual-mode device. A cellular call is established between a PBX IP/PSTN gateway and the cellular interface. Media relating to the first... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20090023451 - Wireless communication method and apparatus for encoding and decoding beamforming vectors: A wireless communication method and apparatus for encoding and decoding beamforming vectors are disclosed. A base station sends explicit signaling for a beamforming vector of a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) and implicit signaling for beamforming vectors of interfering WTRUs. Each WTRU uses its own beam forming vector to estimate the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.c. Dept. Icc

20090023452 - Method and system for dynamically splitting jobs across multiple agnostic processors in wireless system: Dynamically splitting jobs in wireless system between agnostic processor may comprise evaluating a job that a wireless mobile communication device may be requested to perform. The wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may evaluate a requested job to determine if one or more tasks may be sent to a remote device.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023453 - Owa converged network access architecture and method: As no single wireless network can provide both broadband high-speed radio transmission and seamless full mobility for commercial wireless communications in terms of technology, cost, spectrum and performance, a new wireless converged network access infrastructure based on Open Wireless Architecture (OWA) has been disclosed, wherein the spectrum is separated into... Agent: Wei Lu

20090023454 - Method and system for utilizing plurality of physical layers to retain quality of service in a wireless device during a communication session: A wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may be determine a quality of service (QOS) required to communicate data. The WMC device may utilize a plurality of physical layers available in the WMC device to retain the QOS throughout the data communication. The physical layers may comprise a plurality of wireless... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023455 - Independent load balancing for servers: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request message at a local node in a communications network from a remote node in the communication network. The request message holds data that indicates a request for a particular service from the local node. A load metric that indicates a current... Agent: Evans & Molinelli, Pllc

20090023459 - Method and arrangement for high precision position reference measurements at indoor locations: The present invention addresses generating of feasible high precision indoor positioning measurements. A positioning server sets up an interface to which ordinary users may connect with their cellular phones. Using this interface the user can select one out of a plurality of indoor locations where the cellular operator wishes to... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090023458 - Method and system for controlling the operation of movable wireless networks: A method of controlling the operating parameters of a non-stationary wireless network to conform to jurisdictional regulatory requirements is disclosed. A mobile base system determines its location and checks the operating parameters of the transceiver in the mobile base station against a database to determine whether the regulatory requirements have... Agent: At&t Corp.

20090023456 - Method and system for providing route alternatives while using a cell phone: A method and system in accordance with the present invention integrates information from cell phone coverage maps with a user's GPS system, thereby making possible the suggestion of alternative routes based on coverage strength and chances of dropping calls in different geographical areas. The method and system in accordance with... Agent: Ibm St-svl Sawyer Law Group LLP

20090023457 - Method and system for utilizing positional information of tagged data when processing information in wireless devices: A Wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may be utilized to tag data generated and/or maintained in the WMC device with positional information. Positional information may comprise location and/or directional attributes. Positional attributes may be derived from operations, application, and/or accessory devices. Positional information of tagged data may be utilized to... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090023460 - System and method for setting up p2p communication group in cellular system, and p2p communication system and method using p2p communication group: Disclosed herein are a system and method for setting up a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communication group in a cellular system, and a P2P communication system and method using the P2P communication group. The system for setting up a P2P communication group for a terminal in a cellular system including a base... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP

20090023461 - Method and system for determining whether a terminal belongs to a target space in a communication network, related network and computer program product: The system allows determining whether at least one terminal belongs to a target space in a communications network in order to provide a set of services linked to the fact that the terminal belongs or does not belong to the above target space. The belonging is determined depending on at... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090023462 - Signal waveform construction for position determination by scrambled conical: A method and apparatus for determining a mobile station's location using an antenna beam that traverses a scan pattern is described herein. In one embodiment, a device transmits/receives a signal as a position of a transmission/reception antenna beam traverses the scan pattern in a non-sequential order. A strength of the... Agent: Coats & Bennett, Pllc

20090023463 - System and method for implementing a universal messaging gateway (umg): The system and method for implementing a Universal Messaging Gateway (UMG) disclosed herewith provides telecommunications Network Operators (NO) and like related parties with innovative and flexible art for delivering domestic and foreign network originated Multi-Media traffic and/or, more generally, interactive and/or synchronous mobile text and related telecommunications messaging or information... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20090023464 - Methods and apparatus for resolving pilot pseudorandom noise code conflicts in a communication system: Automated PilotPN code conflict resolution using an access point with the assistance of one or more access terminals is disclosed. An exemplary method includes determining a set of access points, as well as determining a set of PilotPN codes used by the set of access points. Detection is then made... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090023465 - Estimation of received signal strength: A method for estimating a size of reverse link resources provided by a base-station transceiver system (BTS), including performing respective first, second, and third measurements of first, second, and third signal strengths received at the BTS. The method also includes comparing the first measurement with the second measurement so as... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090023467 - Method and apparatus for performing space division multiple access in a wireless communication network: A method and apparatus for performing space division multiple access in wireless communications are disclosed. After the receipt of a set of training data from a base station, an estimated channel state information (CSI) is then generated by a mobile station. The CSI is subsequently quantized. The mobile station then... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20090023468 - Method and system for priority-based state transition for high speed data transmission and wireless access networks: Apparatus and methods are provided for transitioning wireless devices between a plurality of states having increasing resource intensity from a least resource intensive state to a most resource intensive second state. All power-on wireless devices are ranked. A respective subset of the power-on wireless devices is assigned to each state,... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D

20090023466 - Power control for a wireless communication system utilizing orthogonal multiplexing: Techniques for adjusting transmit power to mitigate both intra-sector interference to a serving base station and inter-sector interference to neighbor base stations are described. The amount of inter-sector interference that a terminal may cause may be roughly estimated based on the total interference observed by each neighbor base station, channel... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090023470 - Portable telephone and communication mode setting method: To realize a portable telephone which can always receive the user information via a MBMS service. The portable telephone includes: an antenna for transmitting/receiving radio waves to and from a network; a wireless section for modulating/demodulating radio waves transmitted/received by the antenna; and a control section which has a function... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090023469 - Radio communication terminal: A radio communication terminal includes a detection unit configured to detect a plurality of usable frequencies of a frequency range, in which the radio communication terminal plans to transmit, at least depending on whether or not a power of a first received signal is greater than a first threshold, a... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero, Esq. Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.l.p.

20090023473 - Foldable cellular telephone: A cellular phone includes a first case and a second case, which are connected in a foldable manner through a hinge. When the cellular phone is in a folded state, a second display unit displays an image with the side (upper side) closer to the hinge as the upper side.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090023471 - Method and apparatus for always-on voice client service on mobile computing devices: A telecommunications device including a laptop computer having a telephony soft client. According to embodiments of the present invention, calls may be received even when the laptop computer is turned off. The laptop computer wakes up responsive to detecting an incoming call. In some embodiments, the system checks on a... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090023472 - Method and apparatus for providing phonebook using image in a portable terminal: A method and apparatus for providing a phonebook using an image in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes recording contact information in metadata of an image, and performing a linkage function using the image having the contact information recorded therein.... Agent: Jefferson Ip Law, LLP

20090023475 - Smart interface system for mobile communications devices: A universal smart interface and peripheral management system for portable devices such as mobile phones. The smart system includes a connector interface that connects peripherals to a phone and/or personal digital assistant (PDA), through the smart system. The smart system includes a cradle for receiving a cell phone and interfacing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090023474 - Token-based dynamic authorization management of rfid systems: A method of enabling a second RFID reader mobile phone to act as an agent for a first RFID reader mobile phone sends a token to the second RFID reader mobile phone. The token includes information associated with the first RFID reader mobile phone. The token may also include a... Agent: Dillon & Yudell, LLP

20090023476 - Apparatuses and methods for facilitating communication of devices: A system for facilitating communication between an initiator and a target is provided. The initiator transmits a signal to the target including an indication of the communication capability of the initiator. For example, the indication may specify that the initiator is a peer-to-peer capable device. In this way, if the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090023477 - Method and apparatus for reconfiguring a multi-sector base station: A method and apparatus are described for reconfiguring a multi-sector base station. A first sector is configured to provide coverage for a first sector area and has first corresponding radio communications equipment connected to a first antenna with variable horizontal beamwidth and direction. A second sector is configured to provide... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090023478 - Navigational tool with drag-based tactile feedback on a handheld wireless communication device: A wireless handheld communication device features a rotational navigation tool assembly such as a trackball or a thumbwheel. The rotational navigation tool assembly provides a user with tactile feedback corresponding to motion of a selection or position indicator on the device display. The tactile feedback is electromagnetically induced and may,... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090023479 - Method and system for routing phone call audio through handset or headset: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for routing received telephone call audio through a mobile phone handset or associated wireless headset are described. The handset is configured to wirelessly communicate with a headset. An audio signal is received that is generated by a microphone of the handset or headset. The audio signal... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Intellevate

20090023481 - Portable electronic device carrier with charging system: A portable electronic device carrier includes a charging system. The carrier is configured to at least partially house a portable electronic device such as a cell phone, PDA or the like. The carrier may comprise a pouch or have other configurations. The charging system comprises at least one battery. The... Agent: Weide & Miller, Ltd.

20090023480 - System and apparatus for device to device charging: A system comprises a first wireless communication device, a second wireless communication device. The first wireless communication device comprises a first male connector and a first female connector. The second wireless communication device comprises a second male connector and a second female connector. The first wireless communication device is capable... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090023482 - Mobile information terminal: A mobile information terminal that changes various settings associated with reproduction of a moving image content based on a type of the content so as to reduce power consumption. The mobile information terminal starts a television in response to operation by a user, and receives a moving image content of... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090023483 - Digital controller and transmitter for portable electronic device: A transmitting accessory couples with a portable electronic device such that audio signals or data from the device can be digitally transmitted to a remote receiver. The accessory includes an input port for receiving audio data from the portable electronic device. A digital transmitter transmits digital data corresponding to the... Agent: Jason L. Hornkohl Hornkohl Law Firm

20090023484 - Apparatus and method for carrying and using a cell phone: The present invention relates generally to electronic component carrying devices, and more particularly to cell phone carrying devices that are worn around a user's neck to provide easy access to the electronic component, for example, a cell phone. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, an electronic component... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge Pc

  
01/15/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090017749 - System and method for enhancing live events via coordinated content delivery to mobile devices: According to teachings presented herein, a system and method enhance live events by providing coordinated content delivery to mobile device subscribers physically present at the live event. As a non-limiting example, a system is configured to feed any one or more of replay video, alternate or zoom camera angles, and... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090017751 - Alarm signaling with hybrid data and two way voice channel: A method is presented for providing alarm notification and two-way voice communication for a hybrid data/voice system by sending an alarm from a communication device to a central station receiver via a data transmission method, associating the alarm with a telephone number operating with a voice transmission method, and initiating... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090017750 - Reward-based access to media content: The present invention provides a reward-based process where sharing mobile devices receive a reward for sharing access to media content with one or more requesting mobile devices. A requesting mobile device asks the wireless communication system for access to media content via a sharing mobile device. A content provider identifies... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090017752 - Power balancing in a cooperative communication network: A method of adjusting transmission power for data communicated in a mobile communication system, wherein data is transmitted from a source station to a destination station over a first route and a second route. The method comprises receiving a first transmission power control signal; wherein a destination station generates a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090017753 - Data communication in a cooperative communication network: A method for communicating data from a source to a destination using a plurality of relay stations in a wireless communication system is provided. The method comprises grouping the plurality of relay stations into at least one relay station group; receiving in a relay station group a subset of data... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090017754 - Apparatus and program for vehicular wireless communication: A communication apparatus for use in a vehicle includes a transmission repeater, a transmission terminator and a re-number unit. In a wireless communication between the communication apparatus and a communication unit in a facility such as a toll collection booth or the like, the transmission repeater transmits transmission data to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090017755 - Information communication device: In the information communication device of the present invention, the first device and the second device are arranged to be connected by wired and exchange device information with each other, as a result of which the first device and the second device can be placed into a state permitting Bluetooth-based... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20090017756 - System and method for avoiding interference in a dual-signal device: A dual-signal wireless transceiver is provided, comprising: a first wireless transceiver circuit configured to transmit and receive first signals using a first protocol; a second wireless transceiver circuit configured to transmit and receive second signals using a second protocol; and a control circuit configured to generate control signals to control... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090017757 - Communication apparatus, integrated circuit and communication method: A diversity circuit uses a plurality of sub-carriers showing CINRs below a lowest threshold, so as to form a sub-carrier group so that combined CINR of the sub-carriers is above the lowest threshold. A diversity tone map generator generates a tope map associated with the lowest primary modulation scheme, based... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090017758 - Method, data processing program and computer program product for determining a periodic cycle of time series data: Method, apparatus, and system, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for determining a periodic cycle of time series data. A frequency spectrum of the data is provided. The frequency spectrum is processed using at least one of the following steps, resulting in a processed frequency spectrum: filtering the... Agent: Mollborn Patents, Inc. Attn: Ibm

20090017759 - Methods and apparatus for active successive interference cancellation in peer-to-peer networks: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communication network between wireless devices, a high priory first receiver device is configured to perform successive interference cancellation (SIC). The first receiver device sends a first rate report signal and a second rate report signal to a first transmitter device indicating a first and second... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017760 - Methods and apparatus for successive interference cancellation based on rate capping in peer-to-peer networks: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communication network between wireless devices, a high priory first receiver device is configured to perform successive interference cancellation (SIC). The first receiver device receives a first transmission request from a first transmitter device indicating that the first transmitter device intends to transmit traffic to the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017762 - Methods and apparatus for successive interference cancellation based on three rate reports from interfering device in peer-to-peer networks: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communication network between wireless devices, a low priory first receiver device calculates and provides three transmission rates to its corresponding first transmitter device to allow higher priority devices to concurrently use a shared frequency spectrum. The first receiver device may wirelessly receive a first pilot... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017761 - Methods and apparatus for successive interference cancellation based on two rate feedback in peer-to-peer networks: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communication network between wireless devices, a high priory first receiver device is configured to perform successive interference cancellation. A first pilot signal is received by the first receiver device from the first transmitter device. Similarly, a second pilot signal is received from a second transmitter... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017763 - Dynamic multi-path detection device and method: In one embodiment of the present invention, a dynamic multi-path detection device is disclosed to include at least one narrow-band signal metric estimator responsive to input signal. Each of the at least one estimators measures a particular characteristic of the input signal in a frequency band that is narrower than... Agent: Law Offices Of Imam

20090017765 - System and method of enabling a cellular/wireless device with imaging capabilities to decode printed alphanumeric characters: A system and method for decoding printed alphanumeric characters from images or video sequences captured by a wireless device, including the pre-processing of the image or video sequence to optimize processing in all subsequent steps, the searching of one or more grayscale images for key alphanumeric characters on a range... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090017764 - System for shopping in a store: A system for shopping in a store is provided that includes a multi-network for communications in a store, a shopping cart that weighs items placed therein and then transmits that weight information through the multi-network, and a wireless end device that may be handheld and/or releasably attached to the shopping... Agent: Theodore P. Cummings, Attorney At Law

20090017766 - Adaptive use of multiple receive chains in wireless communication terminals: A wireless communication device is adaptively operated in a wireless communication network. The wireless communication device includes a receiver subsystem having a total number of available receive chains RT. Current signal conditions are determined at the wireless communication device for signals transmitted by a given base station over the wireless... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090017767 - Communication system, information processing apparatus, and communication control method: This invention is characterized by a communication system comprising a station with a diversity function and an access point. The station notifies the access point that the station is in a power saving mode during antenna evaluation and, when the antenna evaluation is complete, notifies the access point of the... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090017768 - Frequency error estimation and correction: Counter-clockwise and clockwise quadrant transitions are detected and accumulated with respect to a received complex signal over a certain time period. These transitions may then be compared in order to obtain information indicative of both a magnitude and phase of a carrier frequency error for the received signal. Additionally, zero-crossings... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20090017769 - Efficient rank and precoding matrix feedback for mimo systems: The present disclosure provides a receiver, a transmitter and methods of operating a receiver or a transmitter. In one embodiment, the receiver includes a receive unit configured to receive transmissions from multiple antennas. The receiver also includes a rank feedback unit configured to feed back a transmission rank selection, wherein... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090017773 - Capacitive isolator: An integrated circuit provides high voltage isolation capabilities. The circuit includes a first area containing a first group of functional circuitry located in a substrate of the integrated circuit. This circuit also includes a second area containing a second group of functional circuitry also contained within the substrate of the... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20090017772 - Multiband high-frequency circuit, multiband high-frequency circuit device and multiband communications apparatus comprising same: A multiband high-frequency circuit comprising a first switch SPDT1 for switching the connections of a multiband antenna to transmitting circuits 11bg-T, 11a-T and receiving circuits 11bg-R, 11a-R of first and second communications systems, and a transmitting/receiving circuit BLT-TR of a third communications system, a diplexer circuit Dip1 for branching a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090017770 - Noise cancellation system for transceivers: According to one exemplary embodiment, a transceiver providing noise cancellation has a transmitter and a receiver, and comprises a noise cancellation system receiving input from the transmitter. The noise cancellation system generates a noise cancellation signal injected into the receiver such that the noise cancellation signal has an amplitude substantially... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090017771 - Resource optimized live to virtual communications: An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to configuring the minimum number of relay radios in a live-virtual communications system for a tactical training event. The system includes live radios, virtual radios cooperating with a wide area network, and radio bridge circuits cooperating between the live radios and the wide... Agent: Eliot Abolafia Nawctsd Orlando, Dept. Of The Navy

20090017774 - System and method for calibrating a transceiver: The present invention provides systems and methods for calibrating a transceiver. In an exemplary embodiment, a method of operating a modular wide-range microwave transceiver, each having precalibrated modules, comprises the steps of coupling the precalibrated modules to form a radio unit, each module having a module memory storing predetermined calibration... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

20090017775 - Radio front end with resonant transmit/receive switch: A device having a radio front end is provided. The radio front end includes an inductor having a first end and a second end. A capacitor having a first end and a second end is connected to the second end of the inductor. An antenna is connected to the second... Agent: Mr. Christopher John Rourk Jackson Walker LLP

20090017776 - Radio receiver circuit, radio transceiver circuit and calibration method thereof: Conventional digital calibration type analog-to-digital converters cannot converge calibration within an preamble period of a packet signal. An analog-to-digital converter is subjected to digital calibration using a beacon signal, a polling signal, or another user signal or a signal applied from a transceiver side to a receiver side. Some or... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090017777 - Reconfigurable aircraft radio communications system: A reconfigurable radio communications system is disclosed. The system comprises a digital data bus, a control bus, and first and second reconfigurable radio communication units responsive to the digital data bus and the control bus. Each of the first and second reconfigurable radio communication units further include a first and... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090017778 - Transceiver: A disclosed transceiver includes a case; a transceiver module housed in the case and configured to send and receive a signal; and a battery holder configured to hold a battery supplying electric power to the transceiver module. In the disclosed transceiver, the battery holder is formed using a part of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090017779 - System for shopping in a store: A system for shopping in a store is provided that includes a multi-network for communication between a shopper and the store, a shopping cart that weighs items placed therein and then transmits that weight information through the multi-network, and a wireless end device that may be handheld and/or releasably attached... Agent: Theodore P. Cummings, Attorney At Law

20090017780 - Residual carrier and side band processing system and method: In a communication device, the LO leakage and opposite side band signals are measured at an output signal. Input processing signals to a modulator are adjusted in response to the measured values to minimize the LO leakage and maximize side band suppression.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)

20090017781 - Transmitting apparatus and method: Communication with less noise is to be performed. A voltage value control signal functioning as an instruction to change the voltage value supplied from a voltage converting section to an LFI is output from a CPU. A driving section for the LFI outputs the control signal at 125 kHz that... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090017782 - Method for determining line-of-sight (los) distance between remote communications devices: An apparatus for wireless communications is disclosed including a super regenerative receiver adapted to receive an incoming signal from a remote apparatus, and a circuit adapted to at least partially determine the distance to the remote apparatus based on the incoming signal. The super regenerative receiver may be configured for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017784 - Method and device for low delay processing: Adaptively processing an input signal, such as an input signal of a hearing aid. The input signal is passed through an adaptive time domain filter to produce an output signal. At least one of the input signal and the output signal is used as an analysis signal. The analysis signal... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090017783 - Methods and apparatus for active successive interference cancellation based on one rate feedback and probability adaptation in peer-to-peer networks: A first receiver device receives a first pilot signal from a first transmitter device and a second pilot signal from a second transmitter device. The second pilot signal indicates that the second transmitter device intends to transmit a second traffic signal. The first receiver device determines a transmission rate for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017785 - Method and apparatus for sampling rf signals: The invention provides a method and apparatus used in a receiver for sampling RF signals, particularly to provide a method and apparatus for greatly decrease the sampling rate performed in RF band. The invention provides an apparatus for sampling a RF signal including a plurality of interference frequency components and... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090017786 - Communication system, device and charge method: A communication system, an intelligent peripheral, a charging method, a service control point, and a service switching point are provided. The communication system includes a service switching point, a service control point and an intelligent peripheral. The service control point is adapted for sending an operation characteristic parameter identifying whether... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090017787 - Charging method in poc service: The invention discloses a charging method in PoC service so as to solve the problem that a Push to talk over Cellular (PoC) user's speech priority setting is not limitation and thereby causes the priority policy loses its speech scheduling capability in the prior art. The method disclosed in the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090017788 - Method and apparatus for separable voice billing for business and personal airtime use: Separable billing of business and non-business calls to/from a remote station or wireless communications device is provided. Business calls may be billed to the business, or other entity that provides a telephone to a user, and non-business calls may be billed to a user personally. When a call is desired... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017789 - Point of presence on a mobile network: A wireless device with a capacity for high bandwidth connectivity adapted to provide access to the Internet or other WAN for a single user or multiple concurrent users. The wireless access device acts as a network point of presence to provide access to a number of different devices. Authorization is... Agent: Robert Platt Bell Registered Patent Attorney

20090017790 - Systems and methods for restricting service in mobile devices: Systems and methods are described that enable remote restriction of workforce mobile phones, media players, computers and other devices. In particular, systems, apparatus and methods are described that deny or allow connections involving the mobile device based on the content of a preauthorized contact list provided by a business administrator.... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090017791 - Interactive communication device: A server system is connected to a number of remote displays for messages for broadcasting by a communication network. The audiovisual messages received from the server system are made perceptible for customers. The customers can send coded instruction signals to a first access device, located near a display, by portable... Agent: William H. Eilberg

20090017792 - Mobile telephone having broadcast reception function: A mobile phone includes: a television broadcast receiving unit 111 operable to receive a broadcast program; a video processing unit 104 operable to output the received broadcast program; a wireless unit 102 operable to receive incoming-mail information; and a control unit 115 operable to monitor, during the output of the... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20090017793 - System and method for providing recording service of communication in base station: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a recording service. According to an embodiment of the present invention, while a user uses a conversation service by a mobile communication terminal, it is possible to record contents of conversation, which are stored in a base station and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090017801 - Apparatus and method of generating and maintaining orthogonal connection identifications (cids) for wireless networks: A first device is configured to select and utilize a connection identifier (CID) for a peer-to-peer communication connection between the first device and a second device in a wireless communications network. The CID is selected from a predetermined set of a plurality of CIDs. Prior to selecting the connection identifier,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017800 - Fm transmitter control: Disclosed is a method for adaptively controlling transmission of FM signals from an electronic device such as a mobile phone handset. In one embodiment, the geographical location of the handset is determined. Based on the location of the handset, it is checked whether in this location, the FM transmissions are... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090017798 - Method and system for providing advertisements/messages based on bluetooth® technology: An Internet Platform administering an Integrated Network System of Localized (customized) marketing and advertising BLUETOOTH® Broadcasting Points, accessed by cell phone/BLUETOOTH device users in BLUETOOTH Wireless Access Points (BLUETOOTH Hot Spots). The marketing and advertising relies on BLUETOOTH transmissions based on predetermined criteria and can be accomplished in an unlimited... Agent: Dennis G. Lapointe Lapointe Law Group, Pl

20090017795 - Method for enhancing services concerning multimedia data in mobile telephony: A method for enhancing quality of use of at least one service concerning at least one multimedia data, in particular concerning photographs, video, audio, and/or text. The method includes automatically implementing before and/or during and/or after acquiring the multimedia data functions of the terminal required for the service. The automatic... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090017796 - Methods and systems for communicating between ims and non-ims networks: Systems and methods according to the present invention allow non-IMS end users to communicate with IMS networks (and vice versa). These cross network communications occur through a gateway which allows for identity mapping between the networks.... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department

20090017797 - Paging a peer in a peer-to-peer communication network: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate paging a peer in a peer-to-peer communication network. Paging messages may be communicated directly between a wireless terminal and its peer(s). Further, the wireless terminal may monitor for incoming paging messages during subinterval(s) of a paging interval as a function of an identifier... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017799 - System, device and method for transmitting a file by use of a throwing gesture to a mobile terminal: A method and a system for transmitting a selected file from a transmitting mobile terminal to a receiving mobile terminal are provided. A user selects a file, such as a picture, a message, e-payments or the like, gets a good grip of the mobile terminal, and makes a throwing gesture... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090017794 - Telecommunications services apparatus and methods: Telecommunications services apparatus includes means for establishing a connection from a mobile terminal in response to alphanumeric dialling on the terminal, such that alphanumeric dialling information is transmitted from the terminal to the apparatus.... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090017802 - Undelivered call indicator: Providing for detection of a missed mobile paging event, storing data associated with an initiating mobile device as a result of such event, and updating an undelivered call indicator (UDCI) for notification of at least an undelivered call count is described herein. Components can include a gateway routing component that... Agent: At&t Corp.

20090017803 - System and method for dynamic determination of a common meeting point: A method, computer program product, and a data processing system continuously tracks the potentially changing location of a plurality of global positioning system (GPS) enabled mobile devices such as a cellular phones or Personal Digital Assistant (PDA). Generated GPS location updates are used to determine the location and directional velocity... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20090017804 - System for serving targeted advertisements over mobile messaging services: A system is described for serving targeted advertisements over mobile messaging services. The system may include a processor, a memory and an interface. The memory may store a request for an advertisement and an advertisement. The interface may be operatively connected to the memory and the processor and may communicate... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20090017805 - System for targeting data to users on mobile devices: A system is described for targeting data to users on mobile devices. The system may include a processor, a memory and an interface. The memory may be operatively connected to the processor and the interface and may store a request, a mobile identifier, a session identifier, a user behavior dataset... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20090017806 - Communication device: According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided a communication device including: a communication unit configured to communicate with an opponent by an electric communication network; a vibration unit configured to generate a vibration at a predetermined vibration pattern; a storage unit configured to store identification information about... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090017807 - Method and apparatus for adaptive peer to peer communication selection in wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for adaptively selecting a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communication mode in a wireless communication system are provided. In a method of operating a Base Station (BS) for establishing a P2P connection between Mobile Stations (MSs) in the wireless communication system, the method includes, upon receiving a connection request... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090017808 - Call transfer to proximate devices: A second communication device is detected in proximity to a first communication device engaged in a call, and a substantially uninterrupted transfer of the call is made to the second device.... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20090017811 - Evaluation of spatial rules over a mobile population: Spatial rules involve locations of entities, such as wireless devices, from a mobile population. When evaluating rules in a communication network, attributes of an entity are determined, where one of the attributes comprises location of the entity. Rules are evaluated to produce one or more results, each of the rules... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20090017810 - Method to sustain tcp connection: The present invention relates to network communication systems for managing client/server connections in a wireless environment. In accordance with the invention, a mobile communication unit (i.e., client), deploys keepalive packets at selected times in order to reset a keepidle timer of a server (e.g., host computer). By periodically resetting the... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090017809 - Support service architecture for a mobile virtual network operator: A system and method for implementing content or services customized for a branded company via a choice of data platforms of the brand company's choosing and independent of the wireless data infrastructure offered by the wireless network provider are disclosed. A control module receives a request for content or services... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090017813 - Information processing apparatus: According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus in which a plurality of multimedia functions are installed and which is capable of wireless communication a counterpart apparatus, including: a setting unit configured to start up a multimedia function from the plurality of multimedia functions... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090017812 - Method and system for restoring user settings after over-the-air update of mobile electronic device software: Method and system for restoring user selections of device settings after an over-the-air update of mobile electronic device software. A restoration package is installed on a mobile electronic device after installation on the device of a software update package, resulting in automatic restoration transparent to the user of any user... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20090017815 - Communication control system for providing service by using policy: A communication system comprising: terminal devices; a gateway device; a first server for receiving a service request; a second server for providing service; and a resource control device for providing policy information to be applied to the service. The first server transmits a policy request including the obtained flow information... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.

20090017814 - Radio communication method, relay station device, and radio receiver device: Provided is a radio communication method or the like for making compatible an improvement in error rate characteristics and a reduction in delay. The radio communication method is used in a mobile communication system (1) including a mobile station (10), a relay station (20) and a base station (30). A... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090017816 - Identification of equipment location in data center: Techniques are disclosed for identifying the locations of equipment in computing environments such as data centers. For example, a method of identifying a plurality of computing devices in a computing environment includes the following steps. A first temperature-indicative map of the plurality of computing devices is generated while the plurality... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20090017817 - Method and apparatuses for sending message to a mobile station by addressing the hardware part: A message, typically a SMS message, intended for a specific hardware item is provided from an application node (70) to a message controller (40) together with hardware identification data, e.g. IMSI or IMEISV. The message controller (40) and a location updated subscriber database, e.g. a HLR (50), having stored information... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090017818 - System search method and mobile terminal performing the same: A mobile terminal and system search method for the same are provided. The present invention enables a rapid system search with minimized battery consumption after a system loss. The system search method, using a search parameter specifying a first search time S0 and search periods (Do+S1) of a wait time... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090017819 - Restricting the use of mobile terminals based on forced location updating: A method and apparatus for temporarily disabling a mobile terminal which is associable with a mobile telecommunications network for obtaining communication services therefrom is described. A base station simulator (20) is provided which transmits a signal for causing the mobile terminal (1) to register with the base station simulator (20).... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090017820 - Cell selection method and mobile terminal using the same: A mobile terminal and cell selection method for the same are provided. The cell selection method includes receiving a system information message from a first communication system, extracting information regarding a second communication system from the received system information message and selecting a cell of the second communication system using... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090017821 - Hard handover protocol to ensure the ucd/dcd availability in advance: A technique to improve the synchronization timing of a mobile station (MS) when the MS performs a hard handover (HHO) is provided. An MS is ensured to possess the correct channel descriptor information of a target base station (BS) prior to disconnecting from a current serving BS using minimal control... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090017822 - Method of releasing link connection after handover in multi-mode mobile terminal and terminal thereof: The present invention relates to a method of releasing a network connection with a link of a medium access control layer previously accessed before performing a handover to a heterogeneous network in a mobile terminal configured with a multi-mode (e.g., interface between IEEE802.16 and IEEE802.il, interface between IEEE802.16 and 3GPP/3GPP2... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090017824 - Handover method and apparatus for multi-mode mobile station: An improved handover method and apparatus for an Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) technology-enabled multi-mode mobile station is provided. A handover method of the present invention includes determining a handover during an active call session with an unlicensed wireless access network; sending a handover request message to the unlicensed wireless access... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090017823 - Technique for controlling handovers within a multi-radio wireless communication system: A technique is provided for use by a Multi-Radio Management Resource (MRRM) component of a multi-radio wireless communication system for controlling the handover of a mobile terminal between different radio access technologies (RAT). In one example, all suitable RATs having coverage areas currently covering the location of a mobile terminal... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090017825 - Method for allocating of at least one access point to a mobile terminal in a cellular network, corresponding terminal, mobile server and programs: A method is provided for allocating at least one access point to a mobile terminal in a cellular network formed by multiple cells each controlled by an access point, wherein the mobile terminals move about. The method includes the following steps: locating a mobile terminal inside a current cell; identifying,... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090017826 - Method and apparatus for handover and session continuity using pre-registration tunneling procedure: A method and apparatus for session continuity using pre-registration tunneling procedure are disclosed. For session continuity, a tunnel is established between a multi-mode wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) and a core network of a target system via a source system while the WTRU is still connected with the source system. An... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090017827 - Convenient user response to wireless content messages: A computer-implemented method is provided, including sending, to a plurality of mobile communication devices, respective messages that include respective message contents that differ from one another and respective human-readable instructions to dial a telephone number common to the messages. A telephone call placed to the telephone number is received from... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090017829 - Method and apparatus for interference management between networks sharing a frequency spectrum: A method and system are provided that allows a wireless terminal to share an allocated frequency spectrum for communications over two different networks while mitigating cross interference. For wireless terminals equipped with a single antenna, interference mitigation may be achieved by allocating first communication channels to a first network and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017828 - Method of merging cells in cognitive radio: A method of merging cells in cognitive radio is provided. The method includes: requesting base stations to merge cells, measuring service ranges of the merged cells using the base stations, and exchanging cell-merging information between the base stations.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090017831 - Path loss polygon positioning: The present invention introduces methods and devices for provision of position determination assisting data as well as methods, devices and systems for performing position determinations based on this assisting data. The position determination assisting data comprises area definitions, each of which being related at least to a respective quantised path... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090017830 - System, mobile station and method for use in cellular communications: A cellular communication system includes a plurality of mobile stations and a system infrastructure operable to support communications between the mobile stations, the infrastructure being organized in a plurality of cells such that each of the mobile stations is served by a selected one of the cells, wherein each of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090017834 - Apparatus and method for allocating connection identifier in communication system: An apparatus and a method are disclosed for allocating a connection identifier by a base station in a communication system. The method includes: checking if a mobile station can use a private connection identifier; allocating at least one private connection identifier to the mobile station when the mobile station can... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090017833 - Co-ordinating the sharing of a radio transmission resource: A web based server system is disclosed and facilitates the sharing of a radio transmission resource. The state owners have locations at which radio transmission equipment may be located, possibly sharing with existing equipment. Service providers control transmission equipment at selected locations and provide a radio service. Contractors erect equipment... Agent: Richard M. Goldberg

20090017832 - Optimal-channel selection in a wireless network: A machine-implementable method of optimizing the performance of a wireless network includes collecting, with a first discovery component of the wireless network, a first set of information describing at least one transmission characteristic of each access point of a first set of at least one access points within a detection... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC

20090017835 - Signal combining apparatus satisfying maximum transmission capacity in cellular system employing distributed antennas and resource allocation method using the same: Disclosed is a signal combining apparatus and a resource allocation method using the same in a cellular system using distributed antennas. The resource allocation method includes detecting a channel transmission capacity when a signal is transmitted from a single Relay Station (RS) to a Mobile Station (MS), by a Base... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090017836 - Capacity scheduling method and system: Flow capacity controllers (FCC) are provided in each mobile station to compute an uplink capacity for each data flow according to a QoS. A capacity request controller (CRC) changes a capacity request in consideration of the priority level of each data flow and transmits the changed capacity request to the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090017838 - Methods and apparatus for selecting a communications band based on location information: Methods and apparatus for supporting peer to peer communications are described. A plurality of wide area network communications bands in a wireless communications system are also available for use to communicate peer to peer signals. At different locations it may be advantageous for a mobile peer to peer communications device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017837 - System and method for determining position of mobile communication device: Provided is a method and system for determining a position of a mobile communication device in a mobile communication network, the method including the steps of: receiving a plurality of pieces of base station signal information, the base station signal information including base station identification information, the base stations transmitting... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090017839 - Wireless network with enhanced security by real-time identification of a location of a received packet source: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for tracking client devices in a wireless communications network are provided. A bit sequence is received at three or more access points of the wireless communications network from a client device communicatively coupled to the wireless communications network. A physical location of the client device is... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Intellevate

20090017840 - Mobile terminals including display screens capable of displaying maps and map display methods for mobile terminals: A mobile terminal includes a communication module, a display screen, and control circuitry. The circuitry is configured to estimate a current geographic position of the mobile terminal, and to determine if the estimated current position of the mobile terminal is within a boundary of geographic map information stored in the... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090017841 - Method and system for improved wlan location: Mobile units within an area are located using a wireless local area network. Reference signal transmitters are provided at selected fixed locations within the area. Reference signals are transmitted using the reference signal transmitters using a first selected channel of the wireless local area network. A computer is provided having... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP

20090017842 - Mobile communication system, telephone calling method and program software for the same: A source portable terminal (41) notifies reception-side portable terminals (51, 61, 71) of location information data of the source portable terminal (41) via a server (21, 22), at the timing of starting PoC telephone call. The users of the reception-side portable terminals (51, 61, 71) are enabled to identify the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090017845 - Method for paging and stopping paging to an idle ms and a paging apparatus: A method for paging an idle MS includes: a PC sends a Paging Announce message to the BS, starts a timer and sets a paging count threshold; the BS pages the MS; if no paging response is received from the MS before expiry of the timer, the PC compares the... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090017844 - Multihop paging of a peer in a peer-to-peer communication network: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate indirectly paging a peer in a peer-to-peer communication network via a series of direct peer-to-peer pages. Paging messages may be communicated directly between peers. Moreover, a paging message communicated from a first peer to a second peer may be further routed to a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017843 - Performing paging in a wireless peer-to-peer network: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate paging within a peer-to-peer communication network. A first wireless terminal monitors the paging channel of a wide area network. When a second wireless terminal intends to establish a peer-to-peer connection with the first wireless terminal, the second wireless terminal generates a paging message... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017846 - Bracelet for text messaging: A bracelet for text messaging includes a circuit for entering a text message to be sent, a circuit for storing the text message to be sent, and a circuit for sending the text message. The bracelet can be worn around the leg or arm of the user. The bracelet includes... Agent: Wilson Daniel Swayze, Jr.

20090017847 - Buddy-based cross-carrier messaging system: A buddy-based, cross-carrier mobile phone based text messaging server, system and method is disclosed. A table of subscribers cross referenced against buddy subscribers who have opted in to receive text messages (SMS) is maintained. Where a recipient subscriber is not yet registered as a buddy subscriber, the server sends a... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Group LLP

20090017848 - Messaging system and service: Embodiments of the invention are concerned with modification of messages en route to a destination. In one aspect embodiments of the invention provide a method of modifying a message transmitted from a sending party to a receiving party through a communications network, the method including: intercepting the message in the... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20090017849 - Voice over short message service: A method of operating a mobile communication device, the method involving: over a wireless messaging channel receiving a text message that contains a non-text representation of an utterance; extracting the non-text representation from the text message; synthesizing an audio representation of the spoken utterance from the non-text representation; and playing... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20090017850 - Methods and apparatus for successive interference cancellation based on transmit power control by interfering device with success probability adaptation in peer-to-peer wireless networks: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communication network between wireless devices, a low priory first transmitter device adjusts it transmit power based on a received transmission request response from a higher priority second receiver device. The first transmitter device broadcasts a first transmission request to a corresponding first receiver device and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017851 - Synchronization of a peer-to-peer communication network: In an ad hoc peer-to-peer communications network, timing synchronization is facilitated between two or more nodes. A node can establish an original symbol timing and receive a first timing synchronization symbol from a peer node. A timing adjustment can be calculated based in part on the first timing synchronization symbol.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017852 - Transmitter, modulator and method for signal synchronization transmission in single frequency network transmission system: A method, transmitter and modulator for signal synchronization transmission in a single frequency network transmission system are disclosed. The method includes: extracting effective data from data received; performing channel coding, mapping and modulation to the effective data extracted and saving the data modulated into storage; and retrieving the data from... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090017854 - Different frequency monitoring apparatus and method in mobile communication system: [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] There are included a mobile station (B6) that switches frequencies between base stations (B1-B5) to perform communication; and a base station control apparatus (B7) that controls the base stations and the mobile station (B6). The mobile station (B6) has a level measuring part (A7) that measures... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090017855 - Method and apparatus for peer to peer connection in wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for establishing a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) connection between Mobile Stations (MSs) in a wireless communication system are provided. A method of operating a transmitting MS for establishing the P2P connection between the MSs in the wireless communication system includes when a location of a receiving MS is... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090017853 - Method and system for presence detection in a communication system: An exemplary method for providing presence detection in a communication system includes associating the identity of a first entity participating in the communication system, with a communication link of the system, and providing access to information regarding the first entity to other entities participating in the communication system. An exemplary... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090017856 - Transfer of part of a push to talk session: A method and apparatus for transferring part of a push to talk type session from a first mobile terminal to a second mobile terminal. The first terminal sends a SIP REFER message to a PoC server controlling the session. The SIP REFER message identifies the second terminal and the part... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090017858 - Method and system for peer-to-peer communication in a communication system: A method and system for establishing a P2P communication connection between mobile stations in a cellular communication system are provided, in which a first mobile station transmits a first request message requesting setup of a P2P communication connection to a base station, receives a neighbor table including information about mobile... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090017857 - Method for supporting peer-to-peer communication in a wireless communication system: A method for supporting a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communication in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes identifying whether a Mobile Station (MS) is in a wireless communication active state, a P2P active state, or a P2P previous active state, and transiting to the P2P active state if a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090017860 - Intelligent power-aware downloading for mobile communication devices: A mobile communication device includes intelligent, power-aware download capability for downloading or streaming content. Music, video and other media content is made available by the content provider with multiple content qualities. The mobile communication device monitors its own power availability status, determines a desired content quality, and downloads the media... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090017861 - Method and apparatus for power scaling in peer-to-peer communications: An ad hoc peer-to-peer network is provided in which a transmitter wireless terminal is configured to establish a peer-to-peer communication link with a receiver wireless terminal over a shared communication channel. The transmitter wireless terminal may scale its transmit power as a function of a channel gain for the communication... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090017859 - Power control: The invention relates to a method for controlling output power of a radio transmitter, the radio transmitter operating on a radio channel. The method includes determining requested output power level, and deriving output power, which is to be used, on the basis of a power control algorithm having at least... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090017862 - Wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system which includes a wireless base station; a plurality of leaky transmission lines that function as antennas of the wireless base station; and a selector for selecting each of the leaky transmission lines and thereby connecting the leaky transmission lines to the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090017863 - Method for mobile telecommunication security in a mobile communication network and therefor device: A method of operating a mobile communication device in a mobile communication network, the method comprising the steps of the mobile communication device: receiving a non integrity-protected message with a parameter value included therein to be implemented on the mobile communication device; using a predetermined value stored on the mobile... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090017864 - Local area cellular basestation: A base station for a cellular wireless communications network has a first interface, enabling connection with a remote communications device using a cellular wireless communications protocol in the cellular wireless communications network. The base station also has a second interface, enabling connection over a wide area network, and a third... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP

20090017865 - Making calls using the preferred network: A portable electronic device includes call circuitry operable to establish a communication link over a plurality of different communication networks, and a logic circuit operatively coupled to said call circuitry. The logic circuit operative to automatically select a communication network of the plurality of different communication networks prior to establishing... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090017866 - Method for managing media: A media managing method is disclosed. The method links a graphical interface soft button with a media file saved in a memory system of a portable electronic device, maintains a collection of information that represents the graphical interface soft button in the memory system, and communicates at least some of... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC

20090017867 - Portable communications terminal having camera assembly with two cameras: A first camera equipped for a video telephony and a second camera configured for capturing still or video images are combined into one assembly. The assembly is interconnected with a flexible printed circuit board then assembled into and connected with a portable communications terminal body. The assembly is configured for... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090017868 - Point-to-point wireless audio transmission: An audio sharing device is capable of receiving audio through one wireless point-to-point link from a first external electronic device; and retransmitting that audio through another wireless point-to-point link to a second external electronic device, while also outputting that audio to a user of the audio sharing device through an... Agent: Bose Corporation C/o Donna Griffiths

20090017869 - Base station for mobile communication system: A base station for a WCDMA telecommunications network, intended for use in indoor environment to enhance coverage and increase capacity. The base station is designed according to a modular concept, and includes a base station unit having an interface for connection to a power supply, a radio network contoller, and... Agent: Albihns Stockholm Ab

20090017870 - Mobile terminal and method for displaying location information therein: A mobile communication terminal is disclosed. The mobile communication terminal includes a wireless communication unit receiving another user's image for video communication and real-time location information of the other user; a display displaying the received other user's image and the real-time location information of the other user; and a controller... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090017876 - Apparatus and method for forming event picture in mobile communication terminal: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for forming an event picture in a mobile communication terminal. According to the invention, when there occurs any event such as call reception, alarm or message reception under state that a service picture is displayed on a screen of the terminal, the current... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090017875 - Cellular telephone and personal digital assistant: The handheld personal electronic device has a first body having a display, a second body having a plurality of manual inputs, the second body capable of attachment to the first body, the personal electronic device having an open position wherein the display of the first body and the manual inputs... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C

20090017871 - Control for the display device for a communication terminal: There is described a method for operating a device comprising a display device, a communication device and a communication system. According to said method, the display device is activated once a user enters a near field of the device, and the display device is deactivated once a user leaves the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090017872 - Display system for portable electronic devices with related sub-displays: A display system for an electronic device includes a first sub-display and a second sub-display in signal communication with the first sub-display. The sub-displays together may display related information within a given category, such as time, weather, messages, etc. The display system also may include a navigation mechanism that permits... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090017873 - Mobile phone: According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided a mobile phone including: a first storage configured to store transit information associated with a destination scene for each scene; a second storage configured to store frequency information representing a frequency as to a route passing through a source scene,... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090017874 - Mobile terminal having touch input device: A mobile terminal having an input device that performs an input operation in a touch manner is provided. The mobile terminal includes a first display module, a second display module located adjacent to the first display module, an integrated window located an outer portion of the first and second display... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090017878 - Acoustic echo reduction in mobile terminals: An electronic device includes first and second speakers, a microphone, and circuitry configured to generate first and second audio signals in response to a source audio signal, to play the first audio signal over the first speaker, and to play the second audio signal over the second speaker. The first... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090017877 - Wi-fi phone with hands-free feature: The present invention discloses a Wi-Fi phone with a hands free feature, wherein the Wi-Fi phone connects with a wireless network to provide VoIP communication. The Wi-Fi phone integrates an earphone into a hands-free Wi-Fi phone, wherein the earphone can be extended or retracted. Furthermore, the Wi-Fi phone of the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090017879 - System and method for reducing power consumption in a wireless device: A wireless transceiver is provided for transmitting and receiving audio data, comprising: a microphone configured to generate a digital audio signal that includes the audio data, based on a received sound sampled into digital format; a voice detection circuit configured to detect the presence of voice activity in the audio... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090017880 - Electronic level application for portable communication device: A portable communication device is equipped with a level application to provide the device with a level sensing functionality. The level application and level sensing functionality is based on data related to the orientation and/or motion of the device. The level application and level sensing functionality allow the position of... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090017882 - Radio communication terminal, radio communication terminal housing case, radio communication terminal sheet and radio communication terminal display device: A radio communication terminal of one example of the present invention is a radio communication terminal provided with an electronic device shielded to prevent electromagnetic interference, in a housing, and comprises an integrated circuit, a first resonant circuit for making non-contact communication with an external device, and a second resonant... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090017881 - Storage and activation of mobile phone components: The specification relates generally to mobile phones used in conjunction with wireless earpieces containing a microphone and audio component. The specification discloses a mobile phone comprising an earpiece removeably attached to the mobile phone and a removable protective cover and the earpiece is activated on by removal of the earpiece... Agent: Law Office Of David Mcewing

20090017883 - Cell phone case: A case, including a housing the housing having an access opening for accessing the display panel of an enclosed electronic device, and a transparent protective cover panel having a pivotal connection to the body and an outwardly projecting lip pull formed along an edge thereof opposite the pivotal connection, and... Agent: Rozsa Law Group Lc

20090017884 - Method and system for using a cellular phone in water activities: The present invention relates to a method and system for carrying out water activities under or above water, comprising: (a) a cellular phone for enabling a user to carry out water activities; (b) a waterproof case having a front section and a back section, said waterproof case being suitable to... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl

  
01/08/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090011697 - Distribution method and distribution management device: The present invention enables provision of a service in which a distribution method of content is changed depending on a location of a mobile station. Specifically, if a user of mobile station MS is located in a country where the usage of content is not permitted, content server CS detains... Agent: Ntt Mobile Communications Network I/bhgl

20090011698 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving resource scheduling information and scheduling resources: The present invention relates to an MBMS service-based method for transmitting resource scheduling information. The method comprises: Before transmitting MBMS information, determining the repetition period information of the local cell transmitting the MBMS information; and determining the repetition period information of the neighboring cells that carry the MBMS information transmitting... Agent: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

20090011699 - Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus and digital radio communication method: A digital radio communication method includes selecting a modulation scheme for a transmission data signal from among a plurality of modulation schemes. The transmission data signal is modulated according to the selected modulation scheme to generate a first symbol, the first symbol being a first quadrature baseband signal. Further, a... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090011701 - Link synchronization method using received power in rf repeater: Provided is a link synchronization method for a radio frequency repeater that can perform link route switching at an accurate time point by measuring reception signal power at a predetermined period for a predetermined time duration, accumulating and comparing them with a reference level, and detecting a link termination time... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20090011700 - Wireless communication method, relay station apparatus, and wireless transmitting apparatus: A wireless communication method and the like for improving the system throughput. The wireless communication method is used in a mobile communication system having a base station apparatus (BS), a relay station apparatus (RS) (100) and a mobile station apparatus (MS) #1. In a first transmission step, a first transport... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090011702 - Wireless transmission apparatus and wireless transmission method: A wireless transmission apparatus capable of suppressing a reduction in coverage area of a base station apparatus and improving the transmission rate in the coverage area. According to this apparatus, a mobile station (10) generates a transport signal addressed to a base station (30) and transmits it to a plurality... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090011703 - Global information and hazard warning system using satellite navigation systems and user terminals: A method and device for a global information and early warning system, based on satellite navigation systems and user terminals, comprising the following steps and/or devices for carrying out this step: transmitting at least one warning message about one or more hazard area(s) by way of a satellite navigation system... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090011704 - Systems and methods for reducing power robbing impact of interference to a satellite: Processing return feeder link signals at a satellite gateway including a first and second receive antennas includes receiving first and second return feeder link signals at the first and second receive antennas, respectively, modulating a phase of the first return feeder link signal to form an adjusted first feeder link... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090011705 - Data transmission system for asynchronous transmitting data and map information: A relay including a receiver to receive from a base station, data, a first data frame, and a second data frame, the first data frame includes data and data transmission time information associated with the data, and the second data frame includes map information corresponding to the data and map... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090011706 - Near field rf communicators and near field communications-enabled devices: A near field RF communicator has an inductive coupler (10) to enable inductive coupling with a magnetic field of an RF signal. A demodulator (102) extracts modulation from an inductively coupled magnetic field. A power provider (109) provides a first power supply for the communicator independent of any inductively coupled... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090011707 - Method and apparatus for identifying neighboring device: A method and apparatus for identifying a neighboring device are provided. The method of identifying a neighboring device, which is performed in a user terminal, includes: obtaining identification information and location information of a plurality of neighboring devices that can wirelessly communicate with the user terminal; extracting the identification information... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090011709 - Content reproducing device, content reproducing system, automatic content receiving method, and automatic content transferring method: Disclosed herein is a portable type content reproducing device for reproducing content data, said portable type content reproducing device including, a radio communication unit, a nonvolatile storage unit, a reproduction processing unit, a connection controlling unit, and a reception controlling unit.... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090011708 - Mobile communication device, a printing control system, and a method for controlling printing using the mobile communication device: A mobile communication device storing a file to be printed, the mobile communication device including: a communication unit to receive printer information of a printer; a network interface unit to connect to a printer server corresponding to the printer information received through the communication unit; and a control unit to... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090011710 - Common data line signaling and method: A semiconductor device that includes transmitter circuits and receiver circuits that share a common data line and method is disclosed. Each transmitter circuit may include a frequency modulator that receives a stream of data and provides a frequency modulated data output at a predetermined carrier frequency. Each receiver may include... Agent: Darryl G. Walker

20090011711 - Communication device and terminal: The present invention enables assignment to a terminal a sub-band having satisfactory communication quality. A reference-signal reception unit receives from a terminal a reference signal spreading over sub-bands. A communication-quality measurement unit measures the communication quality of each of the sub-bands on the basis of the reference signal. A sub-band... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090011714 - Communication apparatus and method for controlling diversity reception: A communication apparatus is equipped with diversity reception function using a plurality of reception systems for receiving, from a transmission apparatus, information corresponding to reception quality. The reception quality is measured before switching between a first state in which the diversity reception function is active and a second state in... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090011712 - Method for wired connection measuring the standby time of a cdma mobile terminal: A method of wired connection measuring the standby time of a CDMA mobile terminal, connects the CDMA mobile terminal with network emulator, and places them in the network test environment, then measures the standby current, voltage and electric quantity at standby time of the mobile terminal, thereby calculates the standby... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090011715 - Radio measurement procedure in wireless communication system: There is provided a radio measurement procedure for station statistics measurements in wireless communication network. In the method, a requesting station transmits to a requested station a triggered station statistics measurements request message including a group identity field which indicates the requested statistics group and a triggered reporting field for... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090011713 - Systems and methods for distance measurement in wireless networks: Systems and methods for distance measurement in wireless networks are disclosed. A method for measuring distance between nodes or devices in a wireless network comprises estimating a distance between network devices based on a first distance measurement method, estimating the distance based on a second distance measurement method, and processing... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090011716 - Signal loss detector for high-speed serial interface of a programmable logic device: A loss-of-signal detector includes digital and analog monitoring of incoming data. The incoming signal is compared digitally to at least one predetermined pattern that may indicate a loss of signal, and also is monitored by an analog detector that detects transitions in the data. If the digital comparison fails to... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20090011718 - Maintaining communication between mobile terminal and network in mobile communication system: Maintaining communication between a mobile terminal and a network in a mobile communication system is achieved by determining a transition to one of a synchronized state and an unsynchronized state with a network while maintaining an active state with the network, and transitions to one of the synchronized state and... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090011717 - Mobile communication system and its signal transfer method: A mobile communication system and a signal transfer method, which use a signal having a preferred signal length from the implementation view point, are disclosed. The sending device sends a notify signal in which the time length is defined to be such a time that the number of samples when... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090011719 - Radio communication system and method: A two-way radio system and method in which a virtual channel code is selected for a particular group of radios. On transmit, the transmitting radio searches for a free radio channel and begins to transmit the voice audio as well as the chosen virtual channel code when a free channel... Agent: 24ip Law Group Usa, PLLC

20090011720 - Bidirectional frequency converter and radio equipment using same: When a power supply switch is turned on and an RF signal and an LO signal are input to a bipolar transistor, a mixed signal of both signals is output as an IF signal. When the power supply switch is turned off, the bipolar transistor operates as two diodes connected... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090011721 - Radio communication device: A radio communication device includes a spherical case, an outer case, and a liquid or gelled substance. The spherical case has a circuit portion for radio communication and a balance anchor located therein. The circuit portion includes a power supply device which has a solar cell and a secondary battery.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090011722 - Methods and apparatus for wirelessly communicating signals that include embedded synchronization/pilot sequences: An embodiment for wirelessly communicating a signal includes a transmitter combining a plurality of phase shifted input data signals with a plurality of synchronization/pilot sequences to produce a plurality of combined signals, performing frequency domain-to-time domain transformations of the combined signals to produce a plurality of candidate signals, determining peak-to-average... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gd)

20090011723 - Transmitting apparatus: A transmitting apparatus of the present invention includes an orthogonal modulator for generating a modulated signal by using an input signal; a polar-modulation-mode transmission circuit which includes a first power amplifier whose input terminal receives a phase component of the modulated signal generated by the orthogonal modulator and whose power... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090011724 - A radio telecommunication terminal and a method of decreasing perturbations within this terminal: The radio telecommunication terminal (2) comprises a data burst scheduler able to schedule the continuous transmission of consecutive data bursts which generate noise of similar energy on the radio-frequency channel as long as a specific radio-frequency channel is used to receive a radio signal, the respective energy of the noise... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090011725 - Radio receiver and radio transmitter: A radio receiver includes an aerial wire that receives a radio signal in which a transmission signal is superimposed on a carrier, a voltage-controlled oscillator that oscillates a local oscillation signal, a frequency multiplier, a demodulation circuit that demodulates the transmission signal on the basis of the radio signal and... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090011726 - Communication module and method of manufacturing the same: A communication module is provided in which its characteristic of separation between its first and second tuner units is improved. The module is equipped with circuit board (21) having a first main surface, and a second main surface opposite to the first main surface; a first amplifier arranged on the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090011728 - Dcdc converter unit, power amplifier, and base station using the same: A DCDC converter includes a signal splitting unit that splits an input signal into N signal components; N DCDC converter elements that process individually the N split signals; and an adder that adds outputs from the plural DCDC converter elements to generate output signals. Each of the DCDC converter elements... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090011729 - Fm transmitter: An FM transmitter which can be easily connected to an existing computer or the like and does not need any troublesome operation is provided. An FM transmitter 100 has an USB device function which can be connected to a PC 400 as an USB host device and comprises a power... Agent: Patenttm.us

20090011727 - Wireless transmitter: A wireless transmission device includes a RF power amplification section for amplifying a transmit RF signal and outputting the amplified signal to a transmission antenna, a detector section, and a control section. The RF power amplification section includes a plurality of stages of amplification, the transmit RF signal is input... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090011730 - Methods and apparatus for controlling power in a polar modulation transmitter: A power amplifier of a polar transmitter having separate amplitude and phase paths is configured so that its output power is controlled by power control circuitry disposed in both the amplitude and phase paths of the transmitter. Coarse power control is provided by coarse power control circuitry configured in the... Agent: Patent Law Professionals

20090011731 - Diversity receiver and gain adjusting method therefor: Reception levels are measured in respective branches to compare the results of the measurements with one another to select the result of the measurement of a maximum reception level which is the highest reception level. The gains of variable gain amplifiers (6. 7) of all the branches including variable gain... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090011732 - Tuning circuitry utilizing frequency translation of an impedance from a fixed-filter frequency response: A circuit and method for tracking a local oscillator signal frequency in an RF tuner, for tuning input RF signals. The RF tuner includes a frequency-dependent impedance generator that generates a frequency-dependent impedance at the input by rejecting unwanted input RF signals and shunt feeding back the desired signal to... Agent: William L. Botjer

20090011733 - Radio communication device: A PLL circuit (11) is provided with an oscillator for reception at a frequency band (A), and an oscillator for reception at a frequency band (B). A PLL circuit (12) is provided with an oscillator for reception at the frequency band (B), and an oscillator for reception at the frequency... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090011734 - Power detector radio frequency multiplexer: Implementations related to systems and devices that make use of a power detector multiplexer are presented herein.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090011735 - Rf transmitter with stable on-chip pll: A phase locked loop (PLL) a phase detector, a charge pump, a loop filter, a controlled oscillator, and a feedback divider. The phase detector is coupled to produce a difference signal based on a difference between phase of a reference oscillation and phase of a feedback oscillation. The charge pump... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090011736 - Switching channel pass receive filter: A switchable channel-pass filter may be used on the receiver path of a multichannel radio system. The channel-pass filter may have several filter elements that may be switched in and out of the circuit to narrowly filter the incoming signal outside of the channel spectrum, which may be significantly narrower... Agent: Krajec Patent Offices, LLC

20090011737 - Method for charging multimedia message service: The present invention discloses a method for charging Multimedia Message Service (MMS), where a corresponding relationship between a Mobile Station International ISDN Number (MSISDN) of a receiver and a Recipient Multimedia Message Service Center (Recipient-MMSC) that sends an MMS to the receiver is set in an adjacent Wireless Application Protocol... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer

20090011738 - Mobile communication apparatus: In order to provide a mobile communication apparatus that is capable of preventing a fraudulent access, via the mobile communication apparatus, to a data communication service intended for a mobile communication apparatus; a mobile communication apparatus 10 comprises, at least, communication connection unit 12a and 12b for connecting to a... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090011739 - Methods, apparatuses and software for authentication of devices temporarily provided with a sim to store a challenge-response: A process is provided in which a first device, e.g. a hub device (2) of a home network (1), is temporarily provided with a SIM (20) to store a challenge-response, and thereafter the first device (2) uses the stored challenge-response to interrogate a second device e.g. a mobile telephone (2),... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090011740 - Method and system for providing targeted information based on a user profile in a mobile environment: A method for providing targeted content-messages on a wireless access terminal (W-AT) includes receiving metadata concerning a pool of content-messages from a remote apparatus, filtering the metadata based on a user profile on the W-AT to select at least one specific content-message, and receiving the at least one specific content-message... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090011741 - User interface and method of viewing unified communications events on a mobile device: A user interface and method for viewing communications events on a mobile device includes a user interface, a communications event handler, and a communications event database is disclosed herein. The communications event handler interfaces with the database and the user interface to the provide a user of the mobile device... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day

20090011742 - Mobile communication terminal, arrival inquiry method, and program: A portable mobile communication terminal having a mail function or a voice message service is provided with a function of automatically making inquiry per time interval set by a user oneself, in addition to checking the presence/absence of center storage data upon power-on or upon termination of a communication. With... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090011745 - Apparatus and method for providing subscriber identity module (sim) application toolkit service in mobile communication system: An apparatus and method for providing a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Application Toolkit (SAT) service in a mobile communication system is provided. The mobile communication system includes a toolkit management server and a mobile communication terminal. The mobile communication terminal includes a SIM card having a connection command for the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090011744 - Method and system for delivery of targeted information based on a user profile in a mobile communication device: Methods and systems for receiving targeted content messages on a wireless access terminal (W-AT) are disclosed. For example, a particular method may include selecting at least one reception time based on a user profile and a targeted content message delivery schedule, and receiving a targeted content message at the selected... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090011743 - Mobile trading cards: A mobile device, system, and method are directed towards enabling users of a mobile device to exchange dynamic mobile trading cards. A first mobile device user may create an account with one or more profiles of sharable static and/or dynamic information. The first mobile device user may employ one of... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090011746 - System and method for providing feedback to wireless device users: A user feedback generation and management capability, operating possibly within a Value-Added Service Provider, provides key feedback (e.g., information, updates, etc.) to a Mobile Subscriber (MS) during, for example, the MS′ receipt of rich content on the MS′ Wireless Device (WD). The feedback may be conveyed to a MS′ WD... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20090011747 - File sharing with a hostile system: A mobile device is provided. The mobile device comprises a storage device storing one or more files and a serial port for connecting the mobile device to a remote system. The mobile device further comprises a user interface allowing a user of the mobile device to select a file stored... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090011748 - Mobile telephone and file sharing method thereof: When a file sharing request is issued, a communications control section 14 prepares a short message including a cellular telephone apparatus's own IP address, and transmits the short message by use of a short message service. Further, upon receipt of a file sharing request sent by means of the short... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090011749 - Call rejecting system and method of using the same: A call rejecting system (100) includes a base station (10) and a mobile terminal (20). The base station includes a controlling module (11), a storage module (12) and a comparing module (13). The controlling module is electronically connected to the storage module and the comparing module. The mobile terminal sends... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang

20090011750 - E911 call blocking for non-initialized wireless telephones: Calls from a phone identified as being a source of harassing or other undesirable phone calls are blocked at a mobile positioning center (MPC). Upon request by the PSAP, a call record detail can be obtained from the MPC revealing a simulated “callback phone number” as well as a unique... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090011751 - Electronic device and processing program thereof: In a cellular phone 10, when a CPU 100 detects that a style of the housing is changed to an “open style” or a “view style”, the CPU 100 executes function menu display processing. In the function menu display processing, the CPU 100 automatically selects candidates of function names that... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090011752 - Methods and apparatus for providing restrictions on long distance calls from a wireless communication device: Methods and apparatus for providing restrictions on long distance calls from wireless communication devices. The wireless devices are preferably combined voice and data communication devices. In one illustrative example, each wireless device receives and stores long distance call restriction information which is pushed from a private computer network through the... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center

20090011755 - Cellular system and method: In a cellular wireless system with interference originating from other base stations, a system for reducing the interference comprises: a. in the SS, means for canceling the signals of one or more of k BSs; b. at each BS, repeatedly sending the same data k+1 times, coded with a biphase... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20090011753 - Communication system comprising a master and a slave handheld apparatuses: The invention relates to a communication system comprising:—a master handheld apparatus (100) comprising a first near field communication device a first wireless communication device, a current session being held by said master handheld apparatus (100), a slave handheld apparatus (130) comprising a second near field communication device and a second... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090011754 - System and method for real-time aal2 channel detection in utran: A system and method for detecting channels in a network using messages passing through the network is provided. An embodiment comprises detecting AAL2 channels communicating between a Node B and an radio network controller and also between two radio network controllers. In the case of communication between a NodeB and... Agent: Matthew D. Rabdau Tektronix, Inc.

20090011756 - Method for maintaining the continuing existence of npd in ieee 802.22.1 operation: Methods for maintaining continuing existence of a next-in-line protecting device in a beacon network including a primary protecting device (PPD), the next-in-line protecting device (NPD) and a plurality of secondary protecting devices (SPDs). In one method, a subset of the plurality of secondary protecting devices periodically transmit beacon messages to... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090011757 - Processing qoffset parameter: Systems, methodologies, and devices are described that employ indicators related to a parameter value(s) associated with a neighbor cell to facilitate communication by a mobile device in a network. The mobile device optionally can read a parameter value associated with a detected neighbor cell, and can provide, to the serving... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090011758 - System using international roaming-capable mobile communication network: The present invention provides a system using an international roaming-capable mobile communication network in which a server controls the form in which a service is provided in accordance with the country of a service area in which a mobile station is located. The mobile station 1 determines the service area... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20090011759 - Flexible numbering in mobile networks: In a mobile telecommunications network, a subscriber having a primary subscription on a home mobile network registers one or more flexible subscriber numbers on a secondary network that are associated with the primary subscription. A caller places a call to a subscriber through a serving network using the flexible subscriber... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090011760 - User plane location based service using message tunneling to support roaming: An improved User Plane location based service (LBS) architecture and message flow, enabling seamless User Plane location based services even when a mobile or wireless device has roamed among different carrier networks. The present invention overcomes constraints inherent in the current protocol for roaming support defined by the Secure User... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC 7th Floor

20090011761 - Method of performing cell search in wireless communication system: A method of performing cell search includes receiving a primary synchronization signal (PSS) comprising a primary synchronization code (PSC), and receiving a secondary synchronization signal (SSS) comprising a first secondary synchronization code (SSC) and a second SSC. The first SSC and the second SSC are respectively scrambled by using a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090011762 - Method of performing cell search in wireless communication system: A method of performing cell search includes receiving a primary synchronization signal (PSS) comprising a primary synchronization code (PSC) and receiving a secondary synchronization signal (SSS) comprising a first secondary synchronization code (SSC) and a second SSC, wherein the SSS includes a first SSS and a second SSS, the first... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090011763 - Embedding user equipment information within third part registration messages: A method, information processing system, and wireless communications system for providing dynamic information associated with at least one of a wireless device and a network to at least one application server. The method includes receiving a registration message (604) associated with a wireless device (106). A service profile (220) associated... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090011765 - Mobile communication system, its scramble code assigning method, mobile station, and base station: An object of the present invention is to reduce the amount of calculation performed in a mobile station and amount of information exchanged between a base station and mobile station in a mobile communication system where the base station autonomously assigns a scramble code. In the mobile communication system, the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090011764 - Mobile communications system and mobile radio terminal: Mobile station notifies base station of identification information of base stations searched by searching as a search list, and the base station notifies the mobile station of base stations which are not regarded as prestored neighbor base stations and base stations which are in an unusable base station list, of... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090011766 - Mobile communication system and mobile station performing diversity handover: A mobile station for communicating with base stations simultaneously in diversity handover. The mobile station monitors radio condition quality corresponding to a plurality of branches, selects one or more addition branch candidates based on the monitored radio condition quality. The mobile station arranges the addition branch candidates in order of... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090011767 - Constrained hopping of dl reference signals: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate employing constrained frequency hopping of downlink reference signals. Constrained frequency hopping of reference signals provides a sufficiently large set of frequency hopping patterns while enhancing channel estimation. Respective subsets of resource elements can be selected to carry reference signals from a plurality of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090011768 - Radio measurement procedure in wireless communication system: There is provided a radio measurement procedure for station statistics measurements in wireless communication network. In the method a requesting station transmits to a requested station a triggered station statistics measurements request message including a group identity field which indicates the requested QoS statistics group and a triggered reporting field... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090011769 - Transmitting information in mobile communications system: Transmitting information using a preamble of a Random Access Channel (RACH) in an Evolved Universal mobile Telecommunications System (E-UMTS) is provided. A preamble transmission is used to inform a base station of specific information when a terminal uses a RACH and the base station efficiently allocates radio resources for data... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090011770 - Apparatus and method for determining resources for peer to peer communication in communication system: A method and apparatus for allocating frequency resources for peer to peer (P2P) communication between terminals without a base station are provided. The method determines resources used for a direct communication between two terminals in a communication system. The method includes determining uplink frequency resources of a cellular communication system... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090011771 - Transmission power control method and apparatus for mobile communication system: A transmission power control apparatus is adapted to control a reference value for controlling a transmission power of a mobile terminal equipment based on a reception quality of a plurality of radio access bearers at a base station apparatus, with respect to a physical channel to which the plurality of... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090011774 - Method and apparatus for estimating geo-location of terminal wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for estimating a geo-location of a terminal in a wireless communication system are provided. In a method of operating a terminal for providing geo-location information in a cognitive ratio (CR) system, the method includes obtaining first ranging information and transmitting a first ranging code to a... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090011772 - Mobile terminal apparatus, method, and server for sharing contents: A mobile terminal apparatus and method for sharing contents are provided. The mobile terminal apparatus includes a storage unit storing location information on an area; a location determination unit for determining a location of the mobile terminal apparatus; a network unit forming a network with one or more other mobile... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090011775 - Supporting a positioning of a mobile terminal: A positioning of a mobile terminal is of a type, which comprises evaluating measurements on received signals by a plurality of mobile terminals 110, 120, 130. The signals are transmitted by a plurality of base stations 201-205 of at least one cellular communication network. For supporting a positioning of a... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090011773 - System and method for locating a wireless local area network: A system and method for finding a wireless local area network, WLAN, when a mobile terminal is connected to a cellular network. A position associated with each WLAN operating within the coverage area of the cellular network is stored in a database. At predefined intervals or conditions, the system determines... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090011776 - Data output system, output control terminal, program to be applied to output control terminal, and data output method: The invention provides a data output system which can control a printer in accordance with the position of a user without providing a mobile terminal and the printer with special devices, which can reduce the processing load on the mobile terminal, which can ensure the convenience of the user when... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090011777 - Method and apparatus for warning a mobile user approaching a boundary of an area of interest: A mobile wireless system (10) includes a transmitter such as a satellite (18) that broadcasts wireless signals such as boundaries for specific areas to a mobile receiving device (22). Mobile receiving device (22) may include an antenna (26) and a mobile receiving device (28). A locating receiver (50) is used... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090011778 - Method and system for determining communication mode in a communication system: A method and system for determining a communication mode in a communication system are provided. The system and method include determining whether a first MS and a second MS are located within a preset area where P2P communications are available, estimating a first expected performance that can be achieved when... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090011779 - Mobile location: A method and system for calculating the location of a mobile radio terminal in a radio communications network. The method provides for the collection of measurements of radio signal parameters at the mobile radio terminal which are then processed and transmitted to a network processor for calculating the location of... Agent: Jones Day

20090011780 - Methods and systems of creating and managing addresses corresponding to disparate communication channels and sending messages to and receiving replies from such addresses: The invention includes systems and methods for creating and managing lists of addresses (mobile phone numbers, email addresses, and so on) corresponding to disparate communication channels and sending messages to addresses or groups of addresses that may correspond to disparate communication channels, and receiving replies via one or more of... Agent: Kenyon D. Potter

20090011781 - System and method for distributing advertisements to third-party sms content providers: Methods, apparatuses and systems enabling delivery of advertising to third-party short message service (SMS) content providers. An SMS content provider sends a request to an ad server for an advertisement to append to an outgoing mobile terminated message. The ad server retrieves an advertisement from the ad database that meets... Agent: Derek Merrill Pmb 186

20090011782 - Clock synchronization over a shared medium: Communicating among stations in a network includes providing repeated beacon transmissions from at least some of the stations including a first station. The first station is assigned to a first level. Any stations that can reliably receive transmissions from the first station are assigned to a second level. Any stations... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090011784 - Apparatus and method for processing transmission information of broadcast message constituted by relay station (rs) in multihop relay broadband wireless access (bwa) communication system: An apparatus and a method for processing transmission information of a broadcast message constituted by a Relay Station (RS) in a multihop relay Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) communication system are provided. A communication method of the RS includes composing a message to be sent to a Mobile Station (MS); transmitting... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090011783 - User equipment capability handling in long-term evolution systems: Systems, methodologies, and devices are described that facilitate management of user equipment (UE) capability information in a network to facilitate improved connection and communications associated with a mobile device. A core network can include a capability management component that can control UE capability information received during an initial connection of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090011786 - Method and apparatus for controlling power for transmission of a preamble in a mobile communication system: A method and an apparatus for controlling power for transmission of a preamble for acquisition of a channel are provided. The method for controlling power for transmission of a preamble includes calculating an initial preamble transmission power using an initial power calculated using information broadcast through a forward common channel... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090011788 - Method and apparatus for jointly controlling transmit power in cognitive radio communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for controlling power in a cognitive radio wireless communication system, the method comprising: performing channel scheduling and the first power control for at least one terminal; checking whether the at least one terminal exist within constraint area, and determining whether the at least one... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090011785 - Open loop power offset update: Provided is an feedback mechanism to correct power control information in a broadcast signal that is determined to be incorrect by one or more devices that receive and rely on the broadcast information. A device that receives the incorrect broadcast information can determine a correction and to the information and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090011787 - Transmitter and transmission method: A transmitter performs a test to determine antennas which are possible to output transmission signals each satisfying a predetermined reception quality out of among a plurality of antennas. The transmitter recognizes candidates of amplifiers connected to the antennas determined by the test from among a plurality of amplifiers amplifying transmission... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090011789 - Multiple basestation communication system having adaptive antennas: A communication system has a first plurality of wireless basestations having adaptive antennas with a plurality of main array antenna elements for generating a plurality of communication beams. The system further includes a gateway station coupled to the first plurality of wireless basestations. The gateway station forms a plurality of... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090011790 - Apparatus and method for managing connection identification in a communication system: A method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving a connection identification (CID) in a communication system is provided. Upon detecting a need for its handover, a mobile station (MS) transmits a handover request message to a first base station (BS) in communication with the MS. Upon receiving the handover request message, the... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090011791 - Mobile telephone and application program: A controller (101) of a mobile telephone (100) executes an application program, checks a program stop permission flag of the application program being executed when shifting to a power-saving mode, and determines whether to continue or temporarily stop the execution of the application program being executed. If the temporary stop... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090011792 - Method and system for providing broadcast services through a cellular and/or wireless network to a plurality of mobile devices via service provider integration: A system for controlling signal processing in a multi-network device is disclosed and may include one or more circuits that enable receiving of a digital video broadcast signal. The one or more circuits may enable processing a channel of the digital video broadcast signal according to a first selection. At... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090011793 - Flash memory cell phone with integrated male and female connectors: The invention is a cell phone (1) having a housing (3) operatively enclosing a keyboard K, a display D and cell phone circuitry C. A male USB connector (9) is at least partially enclosed by the housing (3) and a female USB connector (11) is at least partially enclosed by... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20090011794 - Interface method and appparatus for a mobile terminal: A data-processing/interface method and apparatus in a mobile terminal that is connected to an external audio visual (AV) device using a standard interface, such as Universal Serial Bus (USB). The method includes determining whether an external AV device is connected according to a predetermined interface standard in an external device... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090011795 - Radio communication base station device, radio communication terminal device, and radio communication system: Provided are a radio communication base station device, a radio communication terminal device, and a radio communication system capable of reducing the processing load of a base station and an access gateway in a cell reselection process. When desynchronization between a terminal (150) and a source base station is detected,... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090011796 - Mobile handset security system: A system and method if provided for controlling an electronic device, the system comprising means associated with a master electronic device for storing at least one identifier associated with a slave electronic capable of being linked to the master device and means for controlling the operation of one of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090011798 - Mobile phone: Herein disclosed is a mobile phone capable of receiving TV broadcasting, including a first housing having a display unit on a front face thereof and a sub-display unit on a back face thereof, and a second housing having an operation unit on a surface thereof, the first housing and the... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090011797 - Walkie-talkie with screen to show a list of other walkie-talkies within communication range: A device, method, and computer program product for identifying and communicating with digital communication devices within a communication range that includes a transmitter configured to transmit a control signal and a voice signal, a receiver configured to receive the control signal and the voice signal, a user interface unit having... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery

20090011799 - Hands-free system and method for retrieving and processing phonebook information from a wireless phone in a vehicle: A method is provided for creating a phonebook for a hands-free telephone system in a vehicle using phonebook entries retrieved from a remote phonebook of a mobile phone over a wireless communication link between a control module of the hands-free telephone system and the mobile phone. The method includes receiving... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090011800 - Signal processing device and hands-free call device: A signal processing device includes: a speaker amplifier for amplifying a reception voice; a reception voice attenuator for attenuating the reception voice inputted to the speaker amplifier during a voice transmission mode; a reception voice detection circuit for detecting the reception voice outputted from the speaker amplifier; a microphone amplifier... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law

20090011801 - Method for power-saving operation of communication terminals in a communication system: The invention proposes a method for power-saving operation of communication terminals in a communication system, particularly in a wireless communication system, where a central station in the communication system takes a user input as a basis for prompting a change in an operating state of the communication terminals in the... Agent: Michael J. Striker

20090011802 - Hinged portable radio communication equipment with a double action hinge: A portable radio communication equipment includes an upper cover part, a lower cover part, a first set of elongate arms having first ends and second ends, said first ends being connected to said upper part by a first set of joints and said second ends being connected to said lower... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090011803 - Method and systems for qualifying glass windows using a thermal shock: Methods and apparatus for testing the actual glass parts that are to be used in electronic devices are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, method for qualifying a glass part includes obtaining the glass part, and applying at least one thermal shock to the glass part. Once... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC

20090011804 - Mobile wireless communications device with reduced interfering energy into audio circuit and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board carried by the housing. RF circuitry and a processor are operative with each other and carried by the circuit board. A receiver speaker and microphone are carried by the housing. Audio circuitry is carried by the circuit board and... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090011805 - Distributed mode speaker for mobile devices: A mobile communication device includes first and second housing sections movably connected so as to move relative to one another between open and closed positions. The first and second housing sections each include protected surfaces that overlap when the first and second housing sections are in the open position. A... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090011806 - Antenna spacer for a handheld communication device: The invention provides a portable communication device and enclosure therefor where separation of its antenna from the user's head is facilitated. The device comprises: a case; a speaker port; an antenna located in the bottom of the case; and a spacer located on the front of the case for resting... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP

  
01/01/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090004967 - Method and apparatus for mitigating interference from terrestrial broadcasts sharing the same channel with satellite broadcasts using an antenna with posterior sidelobes: A method of transmitting information is also disclosed. In this method the information is transmitted on at least one frequency simultaneously usable by at least one satellite transmitting to a satellite receive antenna having a sensitivity characterizable by a primary sensitive axis directed substantially at the satellite and a posterior... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090004968 - In-vehicle apparatus with radio transmission restricting function and radio transmission restricting system: An in-vehicle apparatus determines in the vicinity the presence of a portable terminal designated with a device requiring restriction on radio transmission as a device name thereof. Radio transmission from a cellular phone is thereby restricted. In contrast, when determining in the vicinity the absence of the portable terminal designated... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090004969 - Method and device for fast near-field communication: The present invention relates to a communication device (28) adapted to communicate with at least one second communication device (26) in a half-duplex near-field communication scheme, and to a method of near-field communication. According to the invention the first communication device (28) receives a first request message (30) from the... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090004970 - System and method of communicating multiple carrier waves: A system and method for communicating a plurality of carrier waves that are received by a single receiver system is provided. The receiver system includes at least one antenna, at least one splitter, a plurality of tuners, and at least one combiner. The antenna receives a plurality of carrier waves.... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20090004971 - Radio communications method, transmitter, and receiver: The transmitter transmits at least any one of the multiple kinds of generated pilot signals corresponding to the multiple types of communications services by use of a predetermined band set in a part of a transmission band beforehand, and transmits the other kinds of pilot signals using parts of the... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090004972 - Method for operating a wide area network modem and a personal area network modem in a mobile communication device: A mobile communication device (102) contains both a WAN modem (122) and a PAN modem (134) which operate on interfering radio frequencies. To mitigate interference, and still permit real-time communication operation, the PAN is prevented from transmitting while the WAN is receiving (714). The PAN carries the real-time data via... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090004973 - Activity illumination: A method to indicate that a first device is in communication with a second device is disclosed. The first device may receive an indication activity from the second device. The indication activity may change the display and the illumination object on the first device and the displays on the illumination... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (microsoft)

20090004974 - System, apparatus and method for associating an anticipated success indication with data delivery: Systems, apparatuses and methods for determining success rates for the transfer and/or utilization of transmitted applications or other communicated services. An intermediary device specifies one or more device attributes of a target device, which are received at a server. The server determines an anticipated success rate for successfully transferring the... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20090004975 - Electrical device comprising analog frequency conversion circuitry and method for delivering characteristics thereof: An electrical device comprises analog conversion circuitry having an input and an output. The electrical device is essentially provided for converting a first input signal within a first frequency range applied to the input to a first output signal within a second frequency range different from the first frequency range... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090004976 - Active power meter: An integrated circuit radio transceiver and method therefor include circuitry for generating and power amplifying an outgoing RF signal to produce a power amplified outgoing signal, conducting the power amplified outgoing signal down a transmission path that is disposed substantially parallel to a directional coupler formed on a metallization layer... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090004977 - Antenna for use in portable applications: In one embodiment, the present invention includes an accessory device for coupling to a portable system having an AM radio receiver. The accessory device includes a housing to house at least one accessory component and an AM antenna.... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC

20090004978 - Transmitter bandwidth optimization circuit: A method is provided for operating a transmitter integrated in a microelectronic element. In a calibration phase, a plurality of operational parameters are stored for controlling a frequency response of the transmitter under each of a plurality of corresponding operating conditions. Upon detecting an operating condition such as a temperature... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Dept. 18g

20090004979 - Method of controlling communication mechanism utilized to arbitrate transmissions of wireless signals and communication apparatus utilizing the same: A method of controlling a communication mechanism utilized to arbitrate transmissions of a first and a second wireless signals and a communication apparatus utilized the method are disclosed. The method includes determining a transmission quality indicator corresponding to one of the first wireless signal and the second wireless signal, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090004980 - Data communication using constant total current: A data communication system, comprising at least three signal conductors and a first and a second power supply terminal, for supplying currents of mutually opposite direction to the signal conductors respectively. A driver circuit establishes respective combinations of currents through the signal conductors from a selectable set of combinations, which... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090004981 - High efficiency digital transmitter incorporating switching power supply and linear power amplifier: A novel apparatus and method of improving the power efficiency of a digital transmitter for non-constant-amplitude modulation schemes. The power efficiency improvement mechanism of the invention leverages the high efficiency of a switched-mode power supply (SMPS) that supplies the high DC current to the transmitter's power amplifier, while compensating for... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090004982 - Method and system for data communication using a body: A portable device for data communication using a body as a conductor to transmit data to a receiver, the portable device includes a data receiving unit to receive data, a controller unit to control processing of data to be transmitted, a current limiting circuit to limit a current of a... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090004983 - Method and system for a second order input intercept point (iip2) correction: In RF transceivers, a method and system for a second order input intercept point (IIP2) correction are provided. A DC offset sensor may detect DC offset voltages produced by blocker signals in “I” and “Q” signal component paths in an RF receiver. The DC offset sensor may generate control signals... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090004984 - Enhanced frequency domain spreading: A system and method are provided for using frequency domain spreading to generate real signals in the time domain. The method supplies a first complex frequency domain symbol (α) and a second complex frequency domain symbol (αi), and maps (α+jαi) onto a subcarrier (+f). Further, (α−jαi)* is mapped onto a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090004985 - Signal processing apparatus: In a PLL circuit, an oscillation frequency is quickly and accurately locked to a target frequency. There is provided a PLL circuit including a VCO (10) that controls the frequency Fvco of an output signal according to a voltage of an input signal, a loop divider (18) that divides the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090004986 - Method of feeding back channel information and receiver for feeding back channel information: Provided is a receiver for feeding back channel information, which includes a channel vector measuring unit to measure channel vectors corresponding to a plurality of receiving antennas, respectively, that receive a plurality of data streams, a candidate codebook vector selecting unit to select at least two candidate codebook vectors from... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090004987 - Radio frequency receiving apparatus, radio frequency receiving method, lsi for radio frequency signal and lsi for base band signal: A receiving apparatus may achieve optimal RF and IF gain control while suppressing saturated amplification due to interference. The receiving apparatus includes an RF variable gain Amp that amplifies a received RF signal, a mixer that converts an output signal of the RF variable gain Amp into an IF signal,... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20090004988 - System and method for improving the robustness of spatial division multiple access via nulling: The present invention discloses a base transceiver station (BTS) equipped with a plurality of antennas for improving the robustness of spatial division multiple access via nulling. The BTS comprises of a first matrix module receiving a plurality of signals from one or more customer premises equipments (CPEs) through the plurality... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20090004990 - Automatic gain control locked on to the received power probability density: The invention relates to a radio receiver, notably for applications of satellite positioning, that must operate in an environment in which the interference is dense, notably when it involves pulses transmitted by DME beacons. The effective processing of the interference assumes having an unbiased noise reference. According to the invention,... Agent: Lowe Hauptman & Berner, LLP

20090004989 - Systems and methods for cross-platform radio frequency interference mitigation: Embodiments include systems and methods for RFI mitigation in a wireless computing environment. In one embodiment, a platform determines RFI information of the platform by listening with a receiver of a transceiver of the platform when the transmitter of the transceiver is quiescent. The platform derives Frequency Domain Weights from... Agent: Schubert, Osterrieder & Nickelson, PLLC C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090004992 - Radio communication apparatus: A radio communication apparatus using a direct conversion method capable of receiving a radio signal having a predetermined frequency band. The radio communication apparatus includes: a low-noise amplifier section including one or a plurality of low-noise amplifiers receiving input of a receiving signal having a predetermined frequency band; and a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090004991 - Receiving apparatus with enhanced isolation: A receiving apparatus with enhanced isolation is provided. The receiving apparatus includes a wireless detection unit, a switch connector and a receiver. The wireless detection unit includes an internal antenna and an amplifier. When the receiving apparatus is coupled to an external antenna through the switch connector, the isolation is... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090004994 - Method and apparatus for controlling a harmonic rejection mixer: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving a radio frequency (RF) signal and mixing the RF signal with a master clock to obtain a mixed signal, cyclically rotating the mixed signal to each of N gain stages for at least one cycle of the master clock,... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC

20090004993 - Rotating harmonic rejection mixer: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a mixer circuit to receive and generate a mixed signal from a radio frequency (RF) signal and a master clock signal, a switch stage coupled to an output of the mixer circuit to rotatingly switch the mixed signal to multiple gain stages coupled... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC

20090004995 - Case substrate: A case substrate including a base material and a coating layer coated on the base material. The coating layer has a hollow-out opening corresponding to the position of an infrared receiver, such that infrared rays can pass through the base material from the hollow-out opening and thus being received by... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090004996 - Ptt architecture: A communication system comprising: at least one first communication device configured to communicate in half duplex mode using a first encoding-decoding format; at least one second communication device configured to communicate in half duplex mode using a second encoding-decoding format; a third communication device configured to communicate in half duplex... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP C/o Landon Ip, Inc.

20090004998 - Methods, user terminals, computer program products, and components for providing communications in emergency situations: A method for providing communications services in a network can include adjusting a mode of communication for devices operating in the network based on emergency state information. Related user terminals, computer program products, and components are also disclosed.... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090004997 - Portable emergency call center: A generic portable PSAP comprises a field satellite link, a network element, an Internet Protocol (IP) based PSAP switch, and customer premises equipment. The generic portable PSAP is an end-to-end portable emergency call center that local and VoIP carriers can use to connect to a new “temporary” PSAP in emergency... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090004999 - Solutions for voice over internet protocol (voip) 911 location services: An E-9-1-1 voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution is provided wherein a 911 call from a mobile VoIP device is routed directly to the correct Public Safety Answer Point (PSAP) via dedicated trunks, together with correct location information and call-back number. VoIP gateways are implemented locally, at least one per LATA, and accept... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090005000 - System and methods for managing the utilization of a communications device: A system and method for the real-time management of a device, and more particularly to the allocation of electronic wallets that are associated with one or more devices and various controls that enable at least two entities to manage how the device is utilized for various activities and to pay... Agent: Silversky Group LLC

20090005002 - Method and system for collecting information about portable device usage: Methods and portable devices for collecting information about portable device usage are disclosed. Embodiments provide convenient, efficient, and cost-effective methods of monitoring and collecting information about on-portal/off-portal usage, on-network/off-network data usage, interactive (e.g., streaming media, interactive gaming, mobile conferencing, etc.) usage, and wireless IP usage, where the portable device usage... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20090005001 - System and method for a wireless handset upgrade credit: A system and method for a feature credit. A feature credit is determined for a user in response to services being utilized by the user. A feature credit balance is adjusted in response to determining the feature credit.... Agent: Patton Boggs, LLP

20090005003 - Methods and systems for providing in-game hot spots: Systems and methods for providing hot spots for mobile video games on mobile communication devices that receive hot spot information for mobile video games that operate on the devices. The hot spots may be hidden aspects of the game and promotional in nature, allowing game companies to generate extra revenue... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090005004 - Communication devices and method of communication: In a portable communications device, information provided by an identification means is used to establish communication between communication means and a second device, such as a point of sale machine, to ensure that the correct portable communications device is connected to the second device where there may be a large... Agent: Perman & Green

20090005006 - Method for selecting and switching accounting mode, and device thereof: A method for selecting an accounting mode, a method for switching an accounting mode, and a device therefor. The method for switching an accounting mode includes: notifying a prepaid accounting server to establish a session; assigning an accounting quota of the session to the prepaid client; notifying the prepaid accounting... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090005005 - Mobile device base station: A mobile device can be configured as a base station to be used by other mobile devices and non-mobile devices to gain access to network services. The mobile device can be configured to provide and manage secure access to variety of networks (e.g., Wi-Fi, WiMax, Internet, cellular) and network services... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005008 - Architecture for service delivery in a network environment including ims: In one embodiment, a network architecture is described for facilitating delivery of data items over a communications network to a mobile communications device. A remote services server disposed in an enterprise network is operable for detecting a data item at a computer system and for processing the data item into... Agent: The Danamraj Law Group, P.C.

20090005009 - Habit braker on the go motivational support system for diet, exercise and quit smoking: Placement of verbal motivational support messages in an audio format that allows end users to download one or several or all divisible tracts into a mobile phone, portable audio devices of any type or kind for the purpose of providing an instantly accessible and fully portable motivational support system to... Agent: Yolanda Marsili

20090005007 - One click message: The present invention relates to transmitting a communication message from a first user operating a first communication device to user operating at least a second communication device wherein the first communication device comprises a switch, a presentation device, a selection device and a recording device. The invention comprises detecting activation/deactivation... Agent: Holland & Hart, LLP

20090005010 - Separating attachments received from a mobile device: A computer-implemented method includes receiving a message from a mobile device over a wireless network, the message including several attachments, wherein the several attachments include one or more mobile device attachments corresponding to content captured using the mobile device, identifying the one or more mobile device attachments; and separating the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005011 - Portable electronic device with conversation management for incoming instant messages: A portable electronic device with a touch screen display displays an incoming message from a party to a user of the device while the device is locked. The device responds to detecting a user request to view the incoming message by immediately displaying a set of messages between the user... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20090005012 - Processing a message received from a mobile cellular network: A portable radio communications device that has as a priority in an idle state an option to compose an MMS voice message, that has as a priority when an MMS voice message has been received an option to play the received voice message and that has as a priority when... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090005013 - System and method for downloading cell phone voicemails to a user's cell phone: A system and method allows a user to be able to automatically download cell phone voicemail messages to his cell phone. While the cell user is in his network, the cell phone, which is in constant contact with the cell server, requests for a download of voicemail messages, if any.... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090005016 - Apparatus and method to maintain a continuous connection of a cellular device and a sensor network: Embodiments of the present invention provide devices and methods that allow a continuous connection to be maintained between a medical device that is capable of communicating over a cellular network and a sensor network. Medical devices that are capable of communicating over a cellular network represent one form of assistive... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090005014 - Call back system and method for directing customer service representative to a mobile device associated with a customer: One or more method(s), system(s), call-back device(s), and/or computer readable medium(s) establishes a customer service transaction between a user and a customer service representative. The user is provided access to a customer service terminal having a user interface configured to permit the user to enter a customer ID associated with... Agent: Mg-ip Law, PLLC

20090005015 - Method and apparatus for providing ims services: The invention includes a method and apparatus for providing IMS service at the customer premises independent of the core IMS network. A method includes receiving, at a premises gateway to a core IMS network, a request for a service normally provided by the core IMS network, and, in response to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc

20090005017 - Method for providing calling party selectable ring tones in a wireless communications network: A method of providing a Calling Party Selectable Ring Tone to a Called Party Mobile Terminal in a wireless communications network is provided. The Called Party Mobile Terminal is connected to a Music Platform on the network for receiving music that can be selected by the Calling Party to be... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090005018 - Route sharing and location: A first mobile device can transmit data related to a route. A second mobile device can receive the route data from the first mobile device. The route data can be a route map displayed on a multi-touch-sensitive display of the second mobile device. A route engine can determine whether the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005019 - Location specific communications: A Specific Location Space Communication System which provides information to subscriber as function of their location and group memberships. A receiver device gets messages from space and/or aerial communication station which are selectively passed to the subscriber based on set parameters in the receiver message and more. Further, the receiver... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20090005021 - Location-based categorical information services: A selection of a category of interest and location information is used to determine categorical information that is provided to a device. In some implementations, the device includes a touch-sensitive display and presents the categorical information on a map using an indicator. In some implementations, the categorical information can be... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005020 - Wireless network and method of transmitting content from locally stored server: One example embodiment of the present invention discloses a method of delivering content from a base station of a wireless network to a mobile station including receiving a request for content from a mobile station, accessing the requested content from content stored in association with the base station, and transmitting... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090005023 - Method and apparatus for acquiring further information about caller using caller id: On receiving the caller ID, a request for further information is sent from the called party to a server that searches its database for information that is associated with the caller ID of the calling party so as to obtain further information about the caller, eg, name, image, movie, ring... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090005022 - Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for providing a party defined theme: An apparatus for providing a party defined theme may include a processing element. The processing element may be configured to receive an indication of a communication between parties comprising an initiator and a receiver of the communication, identify theme information associated with and defined by one of the parties, and... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090005024 - Cell phone and incoming call forwarding method: A cell phone includes a first communication unit configured to communicate with other cell phones via a base station, a second communication unit configured to communicate directly with other cell phones located within a predetermined distance, and a controller, wherein, the controller stores a list including an identifier of a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090005026 - Method and system for enabling timed events of a portable computing device to trigger remote control of external devices: One embodiment in accordance with the present invention includes using a portable computing device to remotely control devices and/or systems wirelessly. Specifically, a software timer application operating on the portable computing device enables its user to predefine the time, date, and the operation(s) that one or more properly enabled devices... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.

20090005025 - Method of making a user interface application comprising a temporary inversion sequence: e

20090005027 - Terminal device, and in-zone cell checking method and cell re-selection method thereof: A terminal device including a radio unit that adopts code division multiple access (cdma), which device omits unnecessary cell search by extending an in-zone cell monitoring cycle and a re-selection cycle in a case where under fixed conditions during cell search, when a physical layer and an RRC of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090005030 - Apparatus and method for managing neighbor list in broadband wireless communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for managing a neighbor list in a broadband wireless communication system. In the method, a user terminal generates a CINR list through initial cell scanning to transmit the generated CINR list to a base station. The base station transmits the CINR list to a... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090005029 - Method and apparatus for measurement reporting and event-triggered periodic measurement reporting in an evolved universal terrestrial radio access network: A method and apparatus for measurement reporting and event-triggered periodic measurement reporting in an evolved universal terrestrial radio access network (E-UTRAN) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) monitors cell-specific reference signals from a serving cell and neighbor cells to detect a reporting event defined for the E-UTRAN. Once a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090005028 - Sum rate of broadcast channels with outdated 1-bit feedback: A single-input single-output (SISO) downlink channel with K users is analyzed in the presence of Rayleigh flat fading. A limited channel state information (CSI) feedback scheme is included, where only an outdated 1-bit feedback per user is available at the base station for each fading block. A closed-form expression for... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090005031 - Method for measuring home cell in mobile communication system: Disclosed is method for measuring a home cell in a mobile telecommunications system comprising: a network including a plurality of base stations for defining communications cells; and first and second user equipment for communicating with the network, said plurality of base stations including at least one home base station defining... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090005033 - Methods and apparatus for use in controlling the selection of communication networks while connected in a generic access network: Methods and apparatus for use by a mobile communication device in controlling the selection of communication networks for communications are described. In one illustrative example, the mobile device maintains a communication link with a radio access network (RAN) (e.g. an IEEE 802.11-based wireless network). The RAN is part of a... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center

20090005032 - Viewing digital content on a mobile device: A computer-implemented method includes receiving from a mobile device communicating over a wireless network a request for a content item, generating an identifier to represent a network location at which the content item is stored, and transmitting the identifier and the content item to the mobile device, wherein the mobile... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005034 - Method for determining an identifier corresponding to a frequency set on a display unit of the cockpit and system of implementation: A method for the determining, on board an aircraft, of an identifier of a communications centre with which an aircraft crew wishes to enter into contact, includes the following operations: a) the writing, by the crew, of a radio-communications frequency to a display unit of the cockpit of the aircraft,... Agent: Perman & Green

20090005036 - Call setup for roaming subscribers: A wireless communication assembly (20) includes a visitor location register (42) that accesses a mobile station memory portion (44) that stores a visiting mobile subscriber's profile including an indication of the wireless features available to that subscriber. When a call needs to be setup involving the visiting mobile subscriber, the... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent

20090005037 - Intelligent network services: A method and control node (110) and computer program are disclosed for handling Intelligent Network services associated with a call to a subscriber of a mobile telecommunications network, the network comprising said control node (110), a HLR 5 (111) and one or more SCPs (121, 122, 123). Said control node... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090005035 - System and a method of realizing subscriber's foreign roaming service through the router: A system and method of realizing subscriber's roaming service through the route server, employed in next generation network system which realizes cross-domain calling route through the route server, wherein when the roaming device is accessed, the register server judges whether the roaming device is a contracted subscriber or a roaming... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090005040 - Method and computer system for matching mobile device users for business and social networking: A business or social networking method is operative in a server. The method enables mobile device users to meet one another, on a permission basis. The determination of whether a given pair of mobile device users are introduced depends on whether the server determines they are in intellectual or “cognitive”... Agent: Law Office Of David H. Judson

20090005039 - Providing user interface data on a mobile computing device: A system and a method are provided for managing network activation with a carrier and registration with a service provider. In one example, the method determines a network activation status. If the network is not activated, a utility is used to perform the activation. Further, the status of registration with... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090005038 - Techniques for conference scheduling: A technique for scheduling conferences includes receiving a conference request, which includes an invitee list, a prioritized list of preferred media types, and one or more times for a conference associated with the conference request. The conference is requested with respective invitees associated with the invitee list (via respective subscriber... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP

20090005041 - Dynamic network selection by a wireless device: A method, wireless device, and wireless communication system for dynamically selecting a network for communicating data over. The method includes initiating a search for a new access network (102). A network information request is transmitted to an information processing system in response to the determining (610). Network information associated with... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090005046 - Apparatus and method for supporting handover in broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for supporting a handover from a macro Base Station (BS) to a micro BS in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a user layer for requesting scanning information on micro BSs among neighbor BSs and an MIH function for obtaining the scanning... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090005044 - Maintaining minimum quality of service (qos) communication sessions during hard handoffs: The disclosure relates to techniques for maintaining minimum quality of service (QoS) communication sessions with a wireless communication device (WCD) over a data-based communication network during a hard handoff between access networks for the WCD. More specifically, the techniques determine whether a closed connection between the WCD and a first... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090005043 - Method of automatically configuring a home base station router: The present invention provides a method of automatically configuring a base station router. The method includes modifying a transmission power for a pilot signal transmitted by the base station router. The modification of the transmission power is determined based upon a frequency of mobility-related procedure requests received by the base... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson

20090005042 - Method of broadcasting system information in communication cells for handoff: A method of operating a network infrastructure entity in which a mobile communication device is capable of handover from a first wireless communication network to a second wireless communication network is described. System information of the second wireless communication network is broadcast, over a control channel of the first wireless... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090005045 - Mobile device handover supporting method, radio network control device, radio base station and computer program: a radio network control device operable to control a plurality of radio base stations. Also included is a grouping processing unit operable to group into a same group many mobile devices that perform handover to a specific radio base station in a predetermined period. Furthermore, the device includes an identification... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090005047 - Media independent vertical handovers: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method including initiating a network handover between a current network point of attachment (POA) and a mobile mode (MN). Pre-authentication of target network POAs is performed after the MN identifies the target network POAs. One of the target network POAs is... Agent: RyderIPLaw C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090005048 - Apparatus and method for call handover between packet network system and circuit network system: A method and apparatus for performing handover on a voice call between a packet network system and a circuit network system is provided. Considering a communication environment where a UE cannot simultaneously use radio resources of both the next generation mobile communication system (LTE) and the legacy mobile communication system... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090005049 - Base station apparatus and wireless transmission method: A base station apparatus capable of effectively distributing resources of a wireless communication system, enhancing the throughput and increasing the number of users accommodated in the communication system. This apparatus increases or reduces, in accordance with the traffic of the communication system, the repetition number of transport data addressed to... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090005050 - Method for handover in mobile communication system: A method for handover in a mobile communication system is disclosed, by which traffic is transmitted on an optimal path. In a communication system including at least one radio network node communicating with a mobile terminal and an access node controlling the radio network node, the present invention includes the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090005051 - Method and device for routing, in a wireless cellular telecommunication network, an incoming call down to a mobile terminal: m

20090005052 - Method and apparatus for dynamically creating and updating base station neighbor lists: The invention includes a method and apparatus for creating a base station neighbor list for a target base station in a network comprising a plurality of base stations. A method includes obtaining signal strength measurement information associated with a set of candidate base stations, creating the base station neighbor list... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc

20090005057 - Apparatus and method for peer-to-peer (p2p) communications in a broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for supporting Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communications in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. A frame used by the terminal in P2P communications includes a plurality of P2P contention channels overlapping with a region for cellular communications and at least one P2P dedicated channel allocated by a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090005053 - Data flow control device and method for congestion avoidance into lub and lur interfaces of a radio access network of a mobile communication network: A control device (D1, D2) is dedicated to a first or second network equipment (SR.DR.N1-N3) of a radio access network (RN) of a mobile network. A first type network equipment (N1-N3, DR) is arranged to allocate radio capacities for connections between user equipments (UE1-UE6) and a second type network equipment... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090005056 - Efficient provision of a multicast service by switching between multicast services in a mobile communication system: The invention relates to a method for efficiently providing a bidirectional multicast service (e.g. IMS) to a user equipment (105), located in a radio cell, controlled by a control entity (104). For the downlink data of the bidirectional service a downlink multicast service (e.g. MBMS) is utilized. In case the... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090005055 - Method for controlling switch of mobile user equipment (ue): The present invention discloses a method for controlling switch of multi-mode mobile user equipment (UE). Through designing a dedicated Switch Control Module (SCM) in the existing terminal management module within the multi-mode UE supporting IMS services, utilizing the automatic detection function of the Access Service Network (ASN) at the terminal... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090005054 - Status notification method in wireless communication apparatus: A call connection request from an access terminal is suppressed in a state in which the base station judges that the call connection is impossible, thereby suppressing a waste of the wireless band and the generation of noise. A BCMCS management block of an access point receives information indicating whether... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090005058 - Dynamic inter-cell channel sharing: A mechanism to share channels between cells dynamically and without simultaneous allocation of the same channel by more than one access point achieved by a method for a dynamic inter-cell channel sharing for a first access point in a radio access network, the first access point being associated with a... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090005059 - Mobile communication system and mbms service relevant information transfer method for use therewith: The present invention provides a mobile communication system in which a target Radio Network Controller can decide the PtP method or PtM method correctly, and notify that the contents data of an MBMS service starts to be transferred to the radio terminal. A source Radio Network Controller sets up the... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090005060 - Wireless communication system, wireless base station, wireless terminal and communication control method of the wireless communication system: A wireless access terminal, after handoff, adds channel quality information calculated in the wireless access terminal to a header of transmit data and transmits this data until a wireless base station succeeds in receiving at least one or more packets. The wireless base station, when having succeeded in receiving a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090005071 - Event triggered content presentation: Methods, computer program products, systems and data structures for generating property instructions are described. Associated with the property instructions may include a property table. The property table may identify the detection of a particular geographic location as a trigger event, and the display of an attribute (or attributes) of a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005072 - Integration of user applications in a mobile device: User-applications provided by mobile devices are integrated. In one aspect, an email message is received at a mobile device from an email address and a representation of the email message is displayed on a graphical user interface. An input is received from a user indicating a selection of the email... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005061 - Location quality of service indicator: A mobile wireless device is configured to provide a location quality of service indicator (QoSI) indicative of the quality of a calculated location estimation for use by a location-based service. The QoSI may be calculated by the device itself or by a server, such as a location enabling server (LES).... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090005068 - Location-based emergency information: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for location-based emergency information. A current geographic location of a device is determined. One or more first contact information items based on the determined geographic location are received at the device. The first contact information items include one or more contact information... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005066 - Method and apparatus for obtaining a zip code: An apparatus for obtaining a zip code of where a user is at the moment is provided. The apparatus comprises: a core network; an access server operatively connected to the core network providing network access for the communication device; and a zip code location database server operatively connected to the... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090005062 - Method and apparatus for selecting a real time location service provider: A method and apparatus for selecting a real time location service provider enables improved positioning services. The method includes processing a request for a position of a portable electronic device, where the request identifies at least one local access point and a connected cellular communication cell to which the device... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090005063 - Methods and apparatus for improved locationing in a wireless network: Methods and systems are provided for determining the location of a first wireless device (e.g., a mobile unit) within a wireless network comprising a second wireless device (e.g., an access point). The method includes determining a signal strength contour associated with RF communication between the access point and the mobile... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (symbol)

20090005064 - Methods and apparatus for locationing in a wireless network using statistical weighting: Methods and systems are provided for determining the location of a first wireless device (e.g., a mobile unit) within a wireless network comprising a plurality of second wireless devices (e.g., access points). The method includes identifying an overlap area corresponding to the intersection of RF ranges for the one or... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (symbol)

20090005067 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for message filtering based on previous path trajectories and probable destination: Methods, systems and computer program products for filtering generally-broadcast messages received by a movable unit based on current spatial position, stored trajectory history, and probable future trajectories. A current spatial position of the movable unit is received and stored to form a stored trajectory history. A generally-broadcast message relating to... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090005070 - Synchronizing mobile and vehicle devices: Location information is received at a mobile device from the memory of a vehicle device. The mobile device is updated based on the location information. Sensor data is received from at least one sensor measuring movement of the mobile device, and an estimated location of the mobile device is calculated... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005065 - System and method for setting status flags for mobile data distribution based on distribution rules: Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems and methods for setting status flags for mobile data distribution based on the subscription rules. A mobile middleware manages several objects between the mobile device and the backend system. The mobile data distribution happen based on subscription rules set up on... Agent: Sap Ag

20090005069 - System and method for tracking the location of multiple mobile radio transceiver units: An object locating system (100), the system (100) comprising at least first and second mobile devices (120, 130) associated by a relationship defined at least in part by a threshold. The at least first and second mobile devices are operable to be monitored by a communication network as one mobile... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090005075 - Determining the location of a wireless mobile communications device: An exemplary method determines a location of a wireless mobile unit by a node in a communication network. Amplitude adjustment coefficients are received from a rake receiving process used by the mobile unit to receive an incoming signal. A path loss factor is computed based on the amplitude adjustment coefficients.... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090005076 - Location-based information services: Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for providing location-based information services. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes receiving first information associated with a user of a mobile device. Second information identifying a first geographic location of the mobile device is received. Location-based content is filtered using the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005077 - Location-based services: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for location-based services. An event or device condition is detected at a device. A current geographic location of a device is determined. Location-based information based on the determined current geographic location is received. The location-based information includes information relevant to the event... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005074 - Method and apparatus for activating a base station: The invention includes a method and apparatus for activating a base station. A method includes transitioning the base station to a first state in which at least one base station activation activity is performed and RF transmissions are disabled, and transitioning the base station from the first state to a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc

20090005078 - Method and apparatus for connecting a cellular telephone user to the internet: A portable communication apparatus is provided which comprises an image-capturing means for capturing an image; a character recognition means for recognizing characters which appear in that captured image; a location means for identifying the current location of the portable communication apparatus; a data retrieval means for accessing one or more... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090005073 - Method and system for using signal quality information: A method includes receiving destination information comprising a desired destination and receiving regional signal quality information comprising signal quality information associated with one or more regions of an area. The method also includes determining a first route to the desired destination based on the regional signal quality information.... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090005079 - Dynamic awareness involving location: A system for dynamic content delivery is provided. The system includes a control component to determine location, preferences, and state of a user. A delivery component dynamically selects and provides content to the user as a function of the user's location, preferences, and state.... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090005080 - Location-aware mobile device: One or more location-based clients can be activated on a mobile device for providing location-based services. The location-based clients can be provided with information (e.g., presets, defaults) related to the current location and/or mode of the mobile device. The information can be obtained from one or more network resources. In... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005081 - Communication system and information providing method: A communication system includes a mobile communication apparatus and a back-end server. The mobile communication apparatus is for respectively generating and outputting a piece of communication operation data, a piece of network operation data or a piece of multimedia playing operation data when a communication operation event, a network operation... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090005082 - Disfavored route progressions or locations: Adaptive route guidance can include analyzing route progressions associated with one or more routes based on multiple user preferences. The adaptive route guidance can provide one or more preferred routes based on the user preferences, which can be presented to a user for navigation purposes.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005083 - Position estimation system: A position of a mobile communication terminal in an environment where the terminal cannot communicate with a GPS is defined more narrowly than a sector area of a base station in which the mobile communication terminal is located so that the position of the mobile communication terminal can be estimated... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090005084 - Method and apparatus for positionng using atsc digital tv signals: An apparatus for positioning comprising a method is provided. The method includes the step of calculating a transmission time of a training sequence of a television signal from a transmitter to a mobile receiver.... Agent: Frank F. Tian

20090005085 - Selective retry system for a code division multiple access stack for call setup failures: A code division multiple access stack in a mobile station (205) re-attempts a call connection using a selective retry process, without notifying a mobile station user, when the mobile station (205) receives messages related to error conditions from a network (215), before the mobile station (205) receives a call alerting... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090005090 - Method for providing global short message service: The present invention relates to a method of transferring a SMS between countries using different kinds of languages, that is, Mobile Stations (MSs) using different kinds of languages, and a computer-readable recording medium for implementing the SMS transfer method. The present invention provides a method of writing/transmitting a SMS by... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090005086 - Method for sending a mail letter starting from a sms message: A method of sending a mail letter by a SMS message sent by any terminal enabled to such operation to an addressee having a telephone number, characterized in that the SMS message is sent to a Service Centre that transmits it to the telephone service provider of the sender who... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090005088 - Mobile communication device and the operating method thereof: A device and its operating method for mobile communication, the mobile communication device includes a micro processor, a memory which has an instruction database and an image database, a touch panel, a message module and a communication module. After a user inputs a symbol, the micro processor will retrieve and... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090005089 - Mobile terminal for chatting by using sms and method thereof: The present invention relates to a mobile communication terminal that supports a text chatting function by using a short message service, and a text chatting service method. For this purpose, the present invention provides a mobile communication terminal including a program memory, a data storage unit, a key input unit,... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090005087 - Newsreader for mobile device: Providing information to a mobile device can include receiving a translation request from a mobile device, wherein the translation request includes a resource locator identifying information in a native format; accessing the information identified by the resource locator, wherein the information is retrieved from a local cache if available and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090005091 - Wireless communication device, program, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication device has a plurality of antennas and has MIMO functions that receive a plurality of spatially multiplexed signal sets, perform an inverse matrix computation using SN ratios of the plurality of the signal sets, based on a transfer function of a transmission path of the plurality of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090005092 - Contention window adaptation of wireless devices for mitigation of periodic interference: When a wireless communications device determines that a microwave oven or other source of periodic interference is operating nearby, the device may rapidly increase the size of its contention window to reduce the number of retries that it attempts during the period of interference. Similarly, it may rapidly decrease the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090005093 - System and method for acquiring base station synchronization in a communication system: A system and method for acquiring BS synchronization in a communication system are provided. In the system and method, a first BS acquires synchronization and transmits a frame to at least a second of the one or more neighbor BSs according to the synchronization, a second BS being the at... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090005094 - Apparatus and method for selecting bandwidth for peer to peer communication in a broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for performing Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communication in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a first calculator for calculating a maximum Transmit (Tx) power level for each band of a Mobile Station (MS) by using channel information and capability information of the MS; a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090005095 - Method for reconfiguring radio link in wireless communication system: There is provided a method for enabling a user equipment to reconfigure a radio link in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving a radio link reconfiguration message by a higher layer, requesting a lower layer to respond to the radio link reconfiguration message, configuring a response message for... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090005096 - Distributed antenna communications system: A distributed antenna system comprises a base transceiver station, a plurality of distributed antenna units and a signal routing apparatus. The base transceiver station has a plurality of output ports that generate a plurality of downlink signals having overlapping transmit frequencies and containing different communication content. The different communication content... Agent: Westberg Law Offices

20090005099 - Apparatus and method for supporting handover between home cell and macro cell in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for supporting a handover between a home cell and a macro cell in a wireless communication system are provided. A communicating method includes storing, at a mobile station (MS), information regarding a home cell to a memory; determining, at the mobile station, whether a stored... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090005097 - Method and system for automatically identifying wireless signal quality of a region: A method for automatically identifying wireless signal quality of a region includes receiving signal quality information associated with wireless signals received by each of a plurality of mobile endpoints and receiving location information identifying locations of each of the plurality of mobile endpoints. The method also includes, based on the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090005098 - Network based mobile user proxy and agent: In one example embodiment of the present invention, a method of managing information at a base station in a wireless network includes determining whether first information is at least one of low priority information and high priority information. The method further includes queuing the information if the information is determined... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090005100 - Negotiation of control over a ptt call between an oma poc network and a p25 network: Communication networks and methods are disclosed for negotiating control over a PTT call between an OMA PoC network and a P25 network. If an OMA PoC PTT server receives a request for the PTT call from a calling party, then the PTT server transmits a call initiation message for the... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090005105 - Apparatus and method for setting transmit power of a compact base station in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for setting transmit power of a compact Base Station (BS) in a wireless communication system are provided. In the apparatus and method a measurer measures a signal strength corresponding to each of one or more neighbor BSs while operating in a Mobile Station (MS) mode, a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090005103 - Embedded ic test circuits and methods: A self-testing transceiver having an on-chip power detection capability is provided. The self-testing transceiver can include a semiconductor substrate and a transmitter having a high-power amplifier disposed on the substrate. The self-testing transceiver also can include a receiver disposed on the substrate for selectively coupling to an antenna. The self-testing... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090005102 - Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting base station transmit power: The invention includes a method and apparatus for adjusting the transmit power of a base station. In one embodiment, the transmit power of a base station is adjusted using rate metrics. A method according to one embodiment includes adjusting a transmit power of a target base station based on a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc

20090005104 - Method and system for a reliable relay-associated and opportunistic cooperative transmission schemes: A base station (BS) communicates with a mobile station (MS) through relay stations (RSs). In one exemplary reliable relay-associated transmission scheme, the BS transmits data to the RSs using multicast or unicast. From the received packets, each RS calculates its reliability value according to a reliability function, which it informs... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090005101 - Transmission power control apparatus, propagation path estimating apparatus, transmission power control method, and propagation path estimating method: A transmission power control apparatus capable of reducing unnecessary transmission power that is consumed in transmission of pilot symbols. In the apparatus, a power control part (109) establishes, based on a repetition number of a data signal, a transmission power value of a pilot signal. For example, the power control... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090005106 - Transmission power control method and apparatus for mobile communication system: A method and apparatus for controlling the power of a signal transmitted between a base station and a mobile terminal which constitute a mobile communication system. At least one of the base station and the mobile terminal has functions to compare a predetermined reference value and a necessary transmission power... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090005107 - Transmission power control system and apparatus for mobile communication system: A method and apparatus for controlling the power of a signal transmitted between a base station and a mobile terminal which constitute a mobile communication system. At least one of the base station and the mobile terminal has functions to compare a predetermined reference value and a necessary transmission power... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090005108 - Apparatus and method for dynamic frequency assignment in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for dynamic frequency assignment to a low-power Base Station (BS) in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving a Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI) measurement result for the whole Frequency Assignment (FA) and an available FA set of the BS from the BS... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090005110 - Using a conductive support of a speaker assembly as an antenna: A speaker assembly is disclosed that includes a conductive support that provides mechanical support for the speaker assembly. The conductive support is configured to function as an antenna. A wireless device is disclosed that includes a speaker assembly including a conductive support that provides mechanical support for the speaker assembly,... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090005109 - Wireless transmitter and wireless transmitting method: A wireless transmitter for infallibly delivering data to a wireless receiver, i.e., a multicast or broadcast receiver while increasing the system capacity or the individual channel accommodation capacity. A base station device (100), which is the wireless transmitter, multicasts or broadcasts data addressed to mobile station devices (150) through a... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090005111 - Method and apparatus for performing neighbor scans on a wide area network in a mobile communication device operating a personal area network: A mobile communication device (102) includes both a wide area network (WAN) radio modem (122), and a personal area network (PAN) radio modem (134), which operate on similar frequencies. When the both the WAN and PAN modems are operating and carrying time-sensitive data, the WAN modem disables transmission by the... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090005114 - Intelligent shortcut multi-channel reminding method and means for portable device: The present invention discloses an intelligent shortcut multi-channel reminding method for a portable device, which provides a to-be-processed field for a communication record to be processed when attaching a to-be-processed tag to the communication record, and stores the to-be-processed field together with the communication record. The present invention further discloses... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.

20090005113 - Method of selecting application and hand-held electronic device: A method of selecting application and a hand-held electronic device are provided. The method of selecting application is used in a hand-held electronic device, wherein the hand-held electronic device is installed with several applications corresponding to several channel codes. The method of selecting application includes the following steps. Firstly, a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090005112 - Optical imaging system configurations for handheld devices: A mobile communication terminal that comprises a body having a minimum bounding box with a wide dimension that includes an image sensor and an imaging unit. The body comprises an image-capture aperture substantially perpendicular to the wide dimension. The imaging unit is configured for imaging an image captured via said... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090005116 - Content synchronization between electronic devices: A method is provided for transferring content between a first mobile device (10) and a second mobile device (20). The method includes: internally storing the content on the first mobile device (10) using a first data representation for the internally stored content on the first mobile device (10); establishing a... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090005115 - Wireless fax module and system: An electronic module for facilitating wireless facsimile data transfer between an external machine and a telephone line outlet includes a phone line interface configured for connection to the telephone line outlet. An analog fax modem is configured to both transmit outgoing facsimile data and receive incoming facsimile data via the... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090005117 - Contactless smart sim: A mobile communicator including a housing including a main portion and a removable portion, cellular telephone circuitry located within the main portion of the housing, a SIM card mounted in the main portion of the housing, a battery mounted between the removable portion of the housing and the SIM card... Agent: Abelman, Frayne & Schwab

20090005118 - Mobile terminal and method of providing broadcasts thereto: A terminal, a computer program product and a method of providing broadcasts thereto by which a single SIM card call receive broadcasts provided by a plurality of broadcast providers in a manner of deactivating a function of receiving broadcasts provided by a first broadcast provider. A function of only receiving... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090005119 - Method and system for assessing wireless communication quality in a communications network: Methods and systems are presented for assessing wireless communication quality in a communications network, in which a network application broadcasts reporting criteria to base stations in the network that requests reporting of RF signal strength from powered RF devices, and the base stations send messages to RF devices to request... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090005121 - Systems and methods using antenna beam scanning for improved communications: Systems and methods which utilize antenna pattern or antenna beam scanning techniques to provide communication of payload traffic are shown. A base station radio is provided wireless communication links with a plurality of stations for communication of payload traffic between the base station and stations using a succession of antenna... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p

20090005120 - Transmission method for common channels: A method and base station arrangement by which broadcast info messages can be transmitted using cyclic delays and a beamformer to the whole cell simultaneously. In the method during the broadcast info transmission cyclic delays are introduced to the transmitted symbols before the symbols are fed to a beamformer. The... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090005122 - Advertisement-based dialing: A method for a mobile device includes showing an advertisement clip on the device, displaying a webpage associated with the advertisement clip and upon receipt of a click of a clickable phone number on the webpage, dialing the phone number.... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20090005123 - Methods, devices, and computer program products for limiting search scope based on navigation of a menu screen: A method of operating an electronic device includes displaying a search field in a menu screen including a plurality of icons representing respective application programs. Selection of at least one of the plurality of icons is visually indicated responsive to navigation of the menu screen. A search scope is limited... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090005124 - Methods and devices for message alert management: Disclosed are methods and mobile communication devices for discontinuing or muting an incoming call alert for a predetermined period of time by pressing a ringer control key. After the predetermined period of time ends, the device may resume its previous incoming call alert setting. Accordingly, by pressing a ringer control... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090005125 - Hands-free installation: A hands-free installation for a mobile telephone comprises a housing and an electrical communication device, located in the housing, for communicating with the mobile telephone. In addition, the communication device has a microphone connected to it. According to the invention, the housing comprises a mounting apparatus for detachable connection to... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20090005127 - Method and arrangement for reducing power consumption in a mobile communication network: The invention relates to a method and an arrangement for reducing power consumption of a receiver in a mobile communication network comprising a sender transmitting packet data on a downlink channel to one or more receivers over a radio interface. Inactive time instants and listening time instants are defined according... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090005126 - Method for controlling power consumption and mobile communication device using same: A mobile communication device includes a power source, a measurer, a function group, a calculator, a setting module, and a controller. The power source is used for supplying power to the mobile communication device. The measurer is used for measuring remaining coulomb of the power source. The function group includes... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang

20090005128 - Slidably and rotationally attaching unit and electronic device: A slidable and rotationally attaching unit configured to slidably and rotatably attach a movable housing on a supporting base so that a part of the movable housing is overlapped with the supporting base, the slidable and rotational attaching unit includes a base plate provided between the supporting base and the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090005129 - User interface for wireless headset on a gaming console: A wireless headset having a user interface configured to allow the user to utilize the full functionality of the headset while minimizing the number of physical control inputs necessary is described. The user interface may have a user input control that is configured to control more than one function of... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20090005132 - Casing for portable device: A box-shaped metal structure is formed by press-working or the like, and a resin shell is integrally molded to the periphery of the metal structure by extrusion molding a resin. A flexible circuit board for key switches is disposed on a switch-receiving surface of the metal structure. The resin shell... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090005131 - Component packaging for handheld communication devices: A handheld communication device may comprise a first housing and a second housing. The first housing may include a first keypad and a battery. The second housing may include a second keypad, at least one display, and a printed circuit board. The second housing may be rotatable relative to the... Agent: Prass LLP

20090005133 - Electronic device, mobile phone, and method of controlling the device: An electronic device includes a first body; an operation key provided on the operation surface of the first body; a cover unit that is connected to the first body and that switches between an open state where the operation key is exposed and a closed state where the operation key... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090005130 - Folding portable terminal: A folding portable terminal which can be changed into a desired shape depending on applications of functions such as a telephone, a digital camera, and the like. A folding portable terminal (1) comprises a case (10) with a display section (11) and a case (20) with an operating section (21),... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090005135 - Electronic device slide mechanism: Disclosed herein is a portable electronic device. The portable electronic device includes a housing, electronic circuitry, and a slide mechanism. The housing includes first and second housing members. The electronic circuitry is mounted in the housing. The slide mechanism is between the first and second housing members and includes a... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090005134 - Slider grounding to mitigate unwanted coupling and lossy antenna resonance: A method, apparatus, and electronic device with mitigated lossy antenna resonance are disclosed. A transceiver chassis may connect to a wireless network. A slider chassis may move relative to the transceiver chassis between an open position and a closed position. A first temporary grounding connection between the slider chassis and... Agent: Prass LLP

20090005136 - Interior rearview mirror system with identifier module: An interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly having a casing and a reflective element. The interior rearview mirror assembly includes a module that provides a specific identifier for telecommunication occurring at least one of to the vehicle in which the interior mirror assembly... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

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