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Telecommunications March listing by industry category 03/09

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20090081943 - System and method for near field communications having local security: A system and method for near field communications is provided. The system includes a near field generator configured to generate a near field detectable signal comprising information, a near field detector configured to receive the near field detectable signal and output the information, and an Electro-Magnetic (EM) Radio Frequency (RF)... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090081944 - Techniques for distributing content to multiple devices in a communication network: This disclosure describes techniques for scheduling distribution of content to a plurality of devices in a communication network, such as a cellular-based wireless network. According to this disclosure, two or more distribution techniques may be used, and scheduling techniques are performed to determine which distribution technique to use for different... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090081946 - Placement of gateways away from service beams: A method is presented for transmitting data in a satellite system having multiple spot beams comprising (1) sending a broadband signal in a forward direction from a gateway terminal to a communications satellite for relay to at least one subscriber terminal, (2) receiving the broadband signal at the communications satellite,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)

20090081945 - Synchronised transmission by means of satellite and terrestrial radio channels of subgroups of data groups that are intended for radio communication terminals: The invention relates to a control device (D) which is installed in a data transmission control station (SC) of a communication network comprising at least one communication satellite (SA) and terrestrial communication stations (RE) which are used for the wave transmission of data to radio communication terminals (T1-T4) located in... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090081947 - System and method for receiving broadcast content on a mobile platform during travel: A vehicle information system for passenger vehicles, such as automobiles and aircraft, and methods for manufacturing and using same. The vehicle information system includes a broadband communication system with a broadband antenna system and a broadband control system. Exploiting the advent of high-speed connectivity solutions, the vehicle information system supports... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department

20090081948 - Methods and systems to provide automatic configuration of wireless speakers: An apparatus is described that includes an AV receiver with a wireless audio module (WAM) host. The apparatus further includes a plurality of wireless speakers each having a WAM device to enable bi-directional communications with the WAM host. The apparatus further includes a wireless input/output device or a plurality of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090081949 - Mobile domain registry and content platform: A method and system for broadcasting information in real time to a plurality of recipients. The method can include authenticating an administrator. The method can include selecting a message type of an SMS message, wherein the message type is at least one of: a broadcast message wherein recipients cannot reply... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20090081950 - Portable terminal, information processing apparatus, content display system and content display method: A portable terminal includes a receiving unit which receives content information, an external device communication unit which conducts communication with an external information device, a display unit which displays the content information received by the receiving unit, an acquiring unit which acquires identification information identifying the content information displayed by... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090081952 - Method and apparatus for connecting to network in a short-range mobile communication terminal: A method and apparatus for connecting to a network in a short-range mobile communication terminal are provided, in which a neighbor terminal information request message is periodically broadcast, a neighbor terminal information response message is received from at least one neighbor short-range mobile communication terminal, an RSSI of the neighbor... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090081951 - Time synchronization in wireless ad hoc networks of medical devices and sensors: A short-range ad-hoc network (20) of wireless medical devices (22, 24, 26, 28) intercommunicating by a short-range wireless technology are synchronized with official date and time information provided by a time server (70) residing in a medical infrastructure network (32). A time-control device (28, 66) synchronizes its clock (60′, 60″)... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090081953 - Method for supporting simultaneously multiple-path bluetooth audio applications: An optimized method for supporting simultaneously multipath Bluetooth audio application in a system includes said system establishes Bluetooth audio connections with a plurality of remote Bluetooth device simultaneously said system selects or adds dedicated Bluetooth soundcard audio device for each Bluetooth audio connection the data of each Bluetooth audio connection... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP

20090081954 - Method and system for a distributed quadrature transceiver using phase shifting: Aspects of a method and system for distributed quadrature transceiver using phase shifting may include frequency-translating a first signal to generate a second signal utilizing a plurality of conversion stages. In at least one of the plurality of conversion stages, a first frequency scaled signal and a phase-shifted version of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090081955 - Method for reducing interference in a cellular radio communication network, corresponding interference coordinator and base station: p

20090081956 - Assisted measurement survey of a wireless communication network: An apparatus and method for providing measurement assistance in a survey of a wireless communication network includes a first step (1) of defining a scope of measurement targets to complete the survey. A next step (2) includes measuring an RF parameter at a specific spatial coordinate. A next step (3)... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090081957 - Pass-through connection systems and methods for process control field devices: Systems and methods are provided to connect wireless adapters and field devices for process control systems, such systems and methods include a process control system having a field device, a wireless adapter, a first wire and a second wire. The field device includes a first terminal, a second terminal, a... Agent: Ulmer & Berne, LLP Attn: Diane Bell

20090081958 - Method and system for broadcast message rate adaptation in mobile systems: A method and system for setting transmission rate of messages transmitted and received by a mobile unit. The method and system include monitoring the speed of the mobile unit; and adjusting the transmission rate based on the speed of the mobile unit. Prevailing conditions may also be determined and the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090081959 - Mobile virtual and augmented reality system: A method and apparatus for messaging within a mobile virtual and augmented reality system is provided herein. During operation a user can create “virtual graffiti” that will be left for a particular device to view as part of an augmented reality scene. The virtual graffiti will be assigned to a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090081960 - Radio navigation satellite system wall-powered electrical appliance controller: RNSS controller having a Radio Navigation Satellite System (RNSS) receiver and adapted to exert time- and location-dependent control over at least one function of a wall-powered electrical appliance in which the RNSS controller is integrated, and methods of use thereof. Such an RNSS controller in some embodiments comprises an RNSS... Agent: Scot A. Reader

20090081961 - Method and system for injection locking an oscillator via frequency multiplication of a multiphase signal: Aspects of a method and system for injection locking an oscillator via frequency multiplication of a multi-phase signal are provided. A plurality of signals, each of which may be a phase shifted version of a reference signal, may be generated and utilized to generate an output signal. The output signal... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090081962 - Time multiplexing for coexistence within multiple communication systems: Methods and apparatus permitting the coexistence of multiple communication links to distinct wireless systems in a client device are disclosed. A wireless device can interface with both a primary communications system and at least one distinct communications system by managing the coexistence of active communications with the multiple communication systems.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090081964 - Method and system for providing video game sounds to a mobile device: The present invention relates to a method and system for managing audio data to be provided to a mobile device user, comprising: (a) one or more video streams with audio data to be run on a streaming server; (b) an audio data database comprising audio data for each video stream,... Agent: Venable LLP

20090081963 - Wireless communication device with internal antenna system for use in hazardous locations: The present invention is a self-contained RF wireless communication device that provides data communications between two or more devices for the supervisory control and/or data acquisition of actuators, sensors, transducers, gas detectors, and other devices located in explosive hazardous locations without the need of installing one or more external antennas,... Agent: William Bret Boren

20090081965 - Configurable antenna structure and applications thereof: A configurable antenna structure includes a plurality of switches, a plurality of antenna components, and a configuration module. The configuration module is operable to configure the plurality of switches and the plurality of antenna components into a first antenna for receiving a MFBMS signal. The configuration module continues processing by... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090081966 - Communications device for remotely controlling an electrical device and method of manufacturing same: A communications device (100) for remotely controlling an electrical device (690) can include: (a) a transmitter (220) for transmitting electrical signals; (b) a casing (110) having a first surface (129) in a first plane, and mechanically coupled to the transmitter; and (c) a user control mechanism (160) with an outer... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

20090081967 - Wireless transmitter: A wireless transmitter includes: a plurality of transmission antennas; a phase rotating unit which adds phase rotation to signals which are respectively input to the plurality of transmission antennas, and a reception unit which receives information on phase control of arbitrary antennas among the plurality of transmission antennas from another... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090081968 - Power amplifier controller with polar transmitter: A power amplifier controller controls a power amplifier and is coupled to a polar modulator. The polar modulator generates an amplitude component and a phase-modulated component of the desired RF modulated signal, and outputs to the power amplifier controller. The power amplifier controller regenerates a combined phase and amplitude modulated... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090081969 - Digital fm radio transmitter: A digital FM transmitter has a digital controlled oscillator for generating a modulated RF carrier. A digital signal processor receives digital input samples and generates a modulating signal for input to the digital controlled oscillator. A bandpass filter for filters frequency components of the modulated carrier outside a predetermined frequency... Agent: Marks & Clerk

20090081970 - Interference management employing fractional frequency reuse: Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed through the use of fractional reuse and other techniques. In some aspects fractional reuse may relate to HARQ interlaces, portions of a timeslot, frequency spectrum, and spreading codes. Interference may be managed through the use of a transmit power profile and/or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090081972 - Independent power consumption management in a mimo transceiver and method for use therewith: An integrated circuit (IC) includes a multi-input multi-output transceiver system that includes a plurality of RF transceivers. Each RF transceiver includes an RF transmitter that transmits a transmit signal at a selected transmit power, based on a transmit power control signal and a corresponding RF receiver for receiving a corresponding... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090081973 - Multi-slot power control for wireless transmission: Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling transmitted power in a wireless system. The method includes generating information to be transmitted as a series of signal bursts, with a time interval between successive signal bursts, controlling individually a power level of each of said signal bursts with a power control... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090081971 - Power consumption management and data rate control based on transmit power and method for use therewith: An integrated circuit (IC) includes an RF transmitter that transmits a transmit signal at a selectable transmit power based on a transmit power control signal and at a selectable data rate based on a transmit data rate signal. A processing module operates to generate the transmit power control signal and... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090081974 - Radio frequency receiver and radio frequency transmitter: A radio-frequency receiver. The radio-frequency receiver includes a first and second low noise amplifier (LNA), a local oscillating module, and a first, second, and third mixer. The first LNA amplifies a first RF signal. The local oscillating module generates a first, second and third local oscillating signals. The first local... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090081975 - Removing harmonic and co-existence interference in radio receivers: A wireless device includes a two-stage filter that separates UHF and VHF transmission bands in such a way as to maximize cross channel isolation, so preventing cross channel signal contamination and additionally protecting all signals from host coexistence blocking transmissions and harmonics of the wanted signals without the requirement for... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090081976 - Receiver and electronic apparatus using the same: A receiver has a first semiconductor chip and second semiconductor chip for receiving signals of a first radio frequency band, and a communication unit for performing communication using signals of a second radio frequency band. A second mixing unit in the second semiconductor chip uses second local signals supplied from... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090081977 - Broadcast receiving apparatus: The MPU 11 of the set top box has functionally the RF determination portion 118 which determines whether or not a RF signal is being output, the antenna setting portion 117 which if it is determined by the RF determination portion 118 that the output of a RF signal is... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090081978 - If process engine and receiver having the same and method for removing if carriers used therein: A GNSS receiver having an IF process engine is disclosed. The IF process engine provides a plurality of carriers with different frequencies and down converts IF signals into baseband signals by using the carriers in a time division multiplex (TDM) schedule. The IF process engine has a local oscillator part... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090081979 - Radio-frequency front-end and receiver: The present invention relates to various embodiments of a Radio-Frequency (RF) front-end for use in a receiver, a diversity receiver and a method for operating a diversity receiver.... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag Patent Department

20090081980 - Apparatus, systems, and methods for suppressing radio interference from a noise source via active filtering: Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for suppressing radio interference from a noise source. One apparatus includes a controller for commanding a noise source to dither its operating frequency, and a filter for receiving signals from the controller indicating the present operating frequency of the noise source and to filter... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)

20090081981 - Method and system for a distributed transceiver for high frequency applications: Aspects of a method and system for a distributed transceiver for high frequency applications may include generating a second signal from a first signal by frequency-translating the first signal via a plurality of conversion stages. Each of the plurality of conversion stages may frequency-translate a corresponding input signal by a... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090081982 - Method and system for distributed transceivers based on notch filters and passive mixers: Aspects of a method and system for a distributed transceiver for high frequency applications may include generating a second signal from a first signal by frequency-translating the first signal via a plurality of conversion stages. Each of the plurality of conversion stages may frequency-translate a corresponding input signal by a... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090081983 - Method and system for a distributed quadrature transceiver for high frequency applications: Aspects of a method and system for a distributed quadrature transceiver for high frequency applications may include frequency-translating a first signal to generate a second signal utilizing a plurality of conversion stages. The frequency-translating may comprise receiving in each one of the plurality of conversion stages, a local oscillator signal... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090081984 - Method and apparatus for spur reduction in a frequency synthesizer: A frequency synthesizer includes: a frequency source generating a reference signal that includes a plurality of pulses having periodicity based on a reference frequency; a feedback loop that includes, a phase detector circuit, a loop filter, a controlled oscillator that generates an output signal at an output, and a loop... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090081985 - Method and system for a distributed transceiver with ddfs channel selection: Aspects of a method and system for a distributed transceiver with DDFS channel selection may include frequency-translating a first signal to generate one or more second signals utilizing a distributed mixer and an in-phase and quadrature mixing stage. The first signal may be an input signal to the distributed mixer,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090081986 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for locating a mobile device: An apparatus, method, and computer program product are provided for permitting mobile devices to generate a location alert in response to receiving activation signals. The apparatus may receive a signal, determine if the received signal is a predefined activation signal representative of a location request, and generate an alert if... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090081987 - Method of earning cell phone usage by engaging in educational endeavors: A method of earning cell phone usage in the form of either talk time or text messages by engaging in educational endeavors. In order to receive the cell phone usage, the customer must correctly answer questions or complete educational assignments posed to the user through the cell phone or online... Agent: John Edward Roethel

20090081988 - Recovery of lost revenue in prepaid calls: A method and system for processing a prepaid call in a mobile telecommunications network wherein charges can be recovered for the call after the SCP and Prepaid Platform lose contact with the MSC or GMSC handling the call. A Trigger Detection Point known as “O-Disconnect” or “T-Disconnect” can be armed... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090081989 - System and method for financial transaction interoperability across multiple mobile networks: A processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions to cause a processor to perform a process is described. The code includes code to receive from a first mobile device associated with a first network a minute transfer request. The minute transfer request is operative to transfer data associated with an allowable... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090081990 - Real-time balance on a mobile phone: A system, method and prepaid payment mobile phone configured to display a current prepaid balance. The prepaid payment mobile phone receives a debit balance request from input on the mobile phone. After retrieving an encoded current balance, the mobile phone displays the amount. The current balance may be calculated by... Agent: Visa Usa C/o Duane Morris LLP Attn: James Sze, Esq.

20090081991 - Prepaid short messaging: A prepaid messaging solution which uses open networking standards (e.g., TCP/IP) and which supports pre-payment of enhanced Internet messaging services. The disclosed prepaid architectures and methods accurately determine if a subscriber has sufficient account balance to deliver a complete short message, prior to delivery of the message. The short message... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090081992 - Authentication for service server in wireless internet and settlement using the same: The present invention is to provide individual and payment information to a service server by recognizing whether the service server is to be trusted when individual identification information provided by a user is received from the service server. So, the invention provides an authentication method of the service server and... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP Attn: Jim Coffman

20090081993 - Error correction management based on message type determination: A method, wireless receiver, and wireless communication system manage error correction of received wirelessly transmitted messages. A High Level network layer component (114) identifies unique values within a message type associated with a communication link. The High Level network layer component (114) determines a message signature associated with the message... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090081994 - Method and system for improving wireless customer experience by anticipating and explaining communication quality problems through notifications: In wireless mobile device system a distributed set of software and/or hardware components provide continual warnings, monitoring, and explanations of device and system communication issues to mobile devices/users. The warnings and explanations are relevant to past, current, and future communications events that cause end-to-end quality problems such as disruptions including... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

20090081996 - Apparatus and methods associated with open market handsets: communication device and dynamic source determination of provisioning information on a wireless communication device are disclosed. User Identity Modules (UIMs) are provisioned such that network-service applications resident on the wireless device are associated with a corresponding application profile within the UIM. Each network-service application has a corresponding network address identifier... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090081995 - System for intelligent consumer earcons: A system for implementing intelligent consumer earcons, includes: one or more communication devices for carrying out conversations between users and for playing of earcons; one or more tracking and monitoring devices; one or more servers configured with software for implementing the earcons; one or more storage devices for storing a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Endicott

20090081997 - System and method for minimizing undesired audio in a communication system utilizing distributed signaling: A system and method for processing calls in a communication system utilizing distributed signaling. When a call signal having distributed identification data is received on a communication channel, the call information (such a voice, data, video, etc.) is initially passed through the system without verification until sufficient identification data (such... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090081998 - Data backup system: A data backup system includes a mobile device, a data storing apparatus for backup-saving user data used in the mobile device, and a user management apparatus for managing user information about a user using the mobile device, where the device and apparatuses communicate with each other. When the mobile device... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090081999 - Methods and devices for dynamic mobile conferencing with automatic pairing: Described are methods and systems to preset a Bluetooth enabled headset and a Bluetooth enabled conference hub, so that at the time of a conference call, they are pre-paired and ready for use. Pairing information of a particular Bluetooth headset may be stored with a server and downloaded to a... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090082002 - Apparatus and method for supporting cells with different characteristics in a broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for supporting cells with different characteristics in a wireless communication system are provided. To operate for communications in a frame divided into a first part of a system common signal structure and a second part of a communication environment-dependent signal structure in a wireless communication system... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090082000 - Communications system: A second software radio set requests a first software radio set to send a profile analysis result of the second software radio set. If it is stored in the first software radio set, the second software radio set composes an update application delivered from an update server using the profile... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090082001 - Method and device for controlling the function of mobile communication equipment: The present invention discloses a method for controlling functions of a mobile equipment. In the method, current location of a mobile equipment is compared with preconfigured location information associated with a function of the mobile equipment and the mobile equipment is controlled, according to a result of the comparing. The... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090082004 - Apparatus and methods of open market handset identification: Methods, apparatus and systems are presented for automatically providing network operators with identification of open market wireless devices that are used in the operator's respective network. Present aspects accomplish such by retrieving device profile information in response to the network operator's removable module being associated with (i.e., inserted into) a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082003 - Mobile phone code editing method and apparatus: Existing mobile phone code is edited or new code generated using a remote web browser interface. According to one embodiment, the mobile phone comprises a web server and a code editor. The web server is configured to process an HTTP request generated by a remote HTTP client, the HTTP request... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090082006 - Method for notch filtering a digital signal, and corresponding electronic device: An electronic device, includes sigma-delta modulation circuit to operate with a clock signal and having output circuitry to deliver a digital data signal. First circuitry delivers a radiofrequency transposition signal. A notch filter includes radiofrequency digital-to-analog conversion blocks, having first input circuitry coupled to the output circuitry. Second input circuitry... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090082005 - Methods and devices for coordinating a single telephone number: The described methods and devices provide for transferal of an operational identity between two mobile communication devices of an activation pool, making one device active and another inactive, but maintain the same telephone number or other operational identity. The operational identity may be, for example, a user account number, a... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090082007 - Method to decentralize the counting of abnormal call release events on a per cell base in digital cellular communication networks: In one aspect, a method to collect performance measurements a digital cellular communication network is provided. Radio links of the active set are set up both inside the serving cell and towards one or more adjacent cells belonging to adjacent clusters controlled by respective radio network controllers. Controllers are connected... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP

20090082009 - Mobile communication device for measuring, analyzing, and comparing wireless service provider qos: A portable wireless site qualifier device and associated computer systems, software, and methods are disclosed. The portable device comprises a self updating and self configuring portable measuring device that analyzes, tests, and measures quality of service on all available wireless networks and immediately displays an optimal choice(s) when choosing between... Agent: Shutts & Bowen, LLP

20090082008 - Mobile phone code debugging method and apparatus: Code stored at a mobile phone is debugged using a remote web browser interface. According to one embodiment, the mobile phone comprises a web server and a code debugger. The web server is configured to process an HTTP request generated by a remote HTTP client, the HTTP request including one... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090082010 - Femtocell base station with mobile station capability: A communication device that includes a femtocell base station and a mobile station transmitter/receiver. The femtocell base station may provide bidirectional internet protocol (IP) communication for one or mobile devices to a cellular network. The femtocell base station may be operable to communicate with the cellular network using a wide... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.

20090082011 - Device and method for connection management: A mobile device comprises a processor and a transceiver. The processor selects from a plurality of connection types for a user plane assisted global position system (AGPS) data transfer. Each connection type includes a priority level where a first selected connection type is based on the priority levels of the... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP/ Motorola

20090082012 - Mobile station messaging for registration in an unlicensed wireless communication system: An unlicensed wireless service is adapted to generate the interface protocols of a licensed wireless service to provide transparent transition of communication sessions between a licensed wireless service and an unlicensed wireless service. In one embodiment, a mobile station includes level 1, level 2, and level 3 protocols for licensed... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090082013 - System and method for wireless routing of data from an aircraft: An avionics communication system comprises a wireless router located on an aircraft and configured to transceive wireless signals; and a processing unit located in the aircraft and configured to supply the wireless router with configuration parameters after determining it is time to connect to a ground network, the configuration parameters... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090082014 - System for extended roaming messages: A method and apparatus are provided for the display of extended roaming messages to a user of a WWAN device. The method includes the steps of retrieving a list of one or more available wireless networks, loading a roaming rule list which contains an ordered list of records, matching each... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20090082016 - Enterprise mobility user: In one embodiment, an enterprise network is provided that includes a mobility agent 150 associated with a switch/server 100 or 104. The mobility agent creates a visitor application record 172 associated with a second communication device 140b. The visitor application record is associated with a first subscriber. A second subscriber... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20090082015 - Systems and methods for controlling mobile unit access to network services based on its location: Methods and systems for controlling mobile unit access to network services based on the location of the mobile unit are disclosed. One system includes determining if the mobile unit is located within an area and enabling access to the network services, by the mobile unit, in response to determining that... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (symbol)

20090082018 - Cell selection device for wireless communication equipment: A cell selection device (D) is dedicated to a piece of wireless communication equipment (MS) arranged to establish radio communications with a radio communication network comprising radio communication cells and to receive data representative of the cell environment and of service capabilities of each cell of this environment from the... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090082017 - Detecting the presence of multiple communication access technologies: A multimode wireless communication device and method for having the device detect a communication access technology is described. The multimode wireless device comprises a multimode transceiver module, a CAT detection module, and at least one CAT threshold level corresponding to each CAT. The multimode transceiver module is operatively coupled to... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

20090082019 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing dynamic roaming arbitrage service: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing dynamic roaming arbitrage service are disclosed. The method includes receiving a signaling message associated with a mobile subscriber, wherein the signaling message is addressed to a mobile services node for one of mobility management, registration, and authentication of the mobile subscriber. In... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20090082020 - Selecting embedded cells in wireless networks: An access terminal determines whether a parameter encoded in a signal received from an embedded access point is identified by a list in a memory of the access terminal. Based on the determination, the access terminal initiates communication with a radio area network through the embedded access point.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090082022 - Mobile station messaging for ciphering in an unlicensed wireless communication system: An unlicensed wireless service is adapted to generate the interface protocols of a licensed wireless service to provide transparent transition of communication sessions between a licensed wireless service and an unlicensed wireless service. In one embodiment, a mobile station includes level 1, level 2, and level 3 protocols for licensed... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090082021 - Radio communication system, adjacent station information management method for this system, and management apparatus therefor: A maintenance apparatus (30) includes a protocol message acquisition unit (33) for acquiring protocol messages transmitted between each base station and a mobile terminal 1; a protocol message storage area (36) for storing the protocol messages; a base station information acquisition unit (34) for acquiring base station information of every... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.

20090082024 - Method and system for automatic update of a location profile: An approach for establishing a communication session according to a subscriber profile that is automatically updated is disclosed. A locator device, which is associated with a subscriber and includes a Global Positioning System (GPS) transponder, outputs geographic information that is transmitted to a communications network for establishing the communication session.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090082023 - Routing based on transmission utilization: A method of alternative routing of a service request in connection with a pool 1 of integrated core network nodes. Before a serving radio access node routes a service request to the core network node serving a mobile station it checks if there are any idle terrestrial transmission resources available... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090082027 - Interference management utilizing harq interlaces: Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed through the use of fractional reuse and other techniques. In some aspects fractional reuse may relate to HARQ interlaces, portions of a timeslot, frequency spectrum, and spreading codes. Interference may be managed through the use of a transmit power profile and/or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082026 - Interference management utilizing power control: Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed through the use of fractional reuse and other techniques. In some aspects fractional reuse may relate to HARQ interlaces, portions of a timeslot, frequency spectrum, and spreading codes. Interference may be managed through the use of a transmit power profile and/or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082025 - Mobility management of multiple clusters within a wireless communications network: Aspects of mobility management within a wireless communications network including a plurality of sectors are disclosed. In an example, the wireless communications network includes a first cluster of sectors with at least one target sector and at least one supporting sector. The multicast communication session is carried within both the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082028 - System and method for utility-based scheduling for space division multiple access (sdma) on an uplink of a wireless communications network: System and method for utility-based scheduling for SDMA transmissions on an uplink of a wireless communications network. A method comprises assigning a utility function to each user in a set of users, selecting a set of selected users from the set of users, assigning uplink transmission resources to each user... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090082029 - Methods and apparatus for application network-server determination for removable module-based wireless devices: Methods, apparatus and systems are presented that enable a network operator to control the source for network services in open market devices by provisioning the network operator-issued removable modules with network service provisioning information associated with the operator and configuring the open market wireless devices such that the device looks... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082030 - Wireless communication device and method of restraining dispersion of propagation environment index: A wireless communication device capable of restraining dispersion of a propagation environment index and thereby improving throughput. A reception controller receives a pilot signal, measures a propagation environment and detects a phase change of the pilot signal. A moving average processor obtains a moving average of propagation environment values. An... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090082031 - Apparatus and method for band allocation scheduling in multi-band communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for band allocation scheduling in a multi-band communication system. In the method, transmission (TX) signals are classified into at least one of a control signal, a broadcast signal and a signal requiring a short latency, and other user signal by considering the types of... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090082036 - Data boundary aware base station assisted position location: The present invention is a novel and improved method and apparatus for performing position location in wireless communications system. One embodiment of the invention comprises a method for performing position location on a subscriber unit in a terrestrial wireless telephone system using a set of satellites each transmitting a signal,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082033 - Data transfer apparatus, data transfer method, and recording medium having data transfer program recorded: A data transfer apparatus includes a data transmitting portion, a destination point recording portion, an arrival time calculating portion, a required transfer rate calculating portion, and an occupied transfer rate calculating portion. The data transmitting portion transmits the pieces of untransmitted data to the respective mobile terminals through the communication... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090082032 - Method and device for providing the location of a mobile station: The present invention provides a solution for providing the location of a mobile device connected to a cellular network to another network. A mobile device receives information about the location of the base stations in its neighborhood. Based on the identity of the base station the device is connected to... Agent: Michaelson & Associates

20090082035 - Positioning system and positioning method in mobile communication network: There is provided a positioning system which generates an appropriate response according to a positioning accuracy request class from a client device. A client device 101 specifies the positioning accuracy and the request class thereof that it requests to transmit a positioning request of a mobile station 103 to a... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090082034 - Wireless client position estimating system and method: The present invention comprises a system and method for determining an estimated position of a wireless mobile client device operating in a communications environment covered by a wireless local area network. The received signal strength of the wireless mobile client device is measured by one or more access points serving... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090082037 - Personal points of interest in location-based applications: Framework for receiving, processing, and re-using personal points of interest (PPOI) information of a user in a location-based application. A telephone dialog system provides location-based information related PPOI of a user. For example, the PPOI information can include major intersections that the user may normally travel, gas stations, clubs, etc.,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090082039 - Method and apparatus for controlling site-specific operations: A method and apparatus for controlling a site-specific activity at a plurality of remote locations, for example, the inspection of geographically remote equipment or the gathering of data for a census. A mobile operator transports a portable tool (14) to a plurality of locations where a site-specific activity is to... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P.A.

20090082038 - Social networking on a wireless communication system: Wireless communication systems and methods are described that provide location-based social networks to mobile communication devices. Mobile users of the wireless communication system define social networking profiles storing characteristics of the user. The wireless communication system determines a location of a user's mobile communication device and identifies a set of... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090082040 - Method and apparatus for cellular telephone based asset tracking: An invention is provided for affording cellular telephone based asset tracking. Embodiments of the present invention establish a connection between a cellular telephone and an asset tracking device via a cellular telephone network. Positional data for the asset tracking device is provided to the cellular telephone via the asset telephone... Agent: Patent Venture Group

20090082041 - Method and base station for managing calls in wireless communication networks: A method for managing a plurality of call origination requests is provided. The method includes receiving (204) the plurality of call origination requests from a plurality of communication devices. Further, the method includes queuing (206) the plurality of call origination requests, based on a predefined policy, when a base station... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090082045 - Blast video messages systems and methods: Systems and methods for creating and using short video messages are described. A short message and a video clip can include a verbalization of the short message by a character. The verbalization may be emphasized by an attribute of the character including a demeanour of the character, an intonation of... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090082043 - Color differentiating a portion of a text message shown in a listing on a handheld communication device: A handheld wireless communication device includes features to send and receive text messages. The handheld wireless communication device is further equipped with a microprocessor configured to run software programs on the device such as text message management program. The text message management program displays a listing of a plurality of... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090082042 - Sms spam control: A system, apparatus, and method are directed towards managing abuse of text messages through controls on messages sent by an application to a mobile device (e.g., MT text messages). MT text messages sent from a defined application are intercepted by a Text Message SPAM Control Service (TMSCS). Various controls are... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090082044 - Text messaging system and method: A text messaging device including a transmitter having different transmission modes for transmitting text messages, which are addressed to mobile terminals or to other information, to a server. The text messaging device includes a receiver for receiving from the server text messages from the mobile terminals or from the other... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090082046 - Radiocommunication equipment: In radiocommunication equipment that allocates communication resource regions to be used for communication with equipment of a communicating party, the number of communication resource regions to be allocated to the communicating party is satisfactorily ensured for each communicating party. An inherent information acquisition unit acquires information inherent to each piece... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20090082047 - Auto-discovery in a switch: A wireless communication system comprises a hub; a plurality of radio access nodes, wherein each of the plurality of radio access nodes is coupled to the hub via a respective communication link. The hub comprises a plurality of forward devices that produce digitized versions of downstream analog radio frequency signals... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC

20090082049 - Continuous broadcast interface maintenance for group communications to wireless communications devices: A system, method, and computer device that selectively maintain an open broadcast interface to a communication control device that is controlling wireless communication to at least one wireless communication device that is configured to receive group-directed communications for a communication group, such as a push-to-talk (PTT) group. In one embodiment,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082048 - Continuous interface maintenance for group communications to a wireless communications device group: A system, method, and computer device that selectively maintain an open interface to a communication control device that is controlling wireless communication to at least one of a plurality of wireless communication devices that are in a communication group, such as a push-to-talk (PTT) group. In one embodiment, the wireless... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082050 - Uni-directional traffic channel assignment for a receive-only group call in a mobile communication system: Aspects of mobile communication for establishing a receive-only group communication, such as a Push-to-Talk (PTT) call or multicast call with a plurality of wireless communication devices that are in a receive-only mode are disclosed. When a group call between wireless communication devices starts from an originating device, in one embodiment... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082051 - Mobile group data distribution: A mobile collaborative community system provides distribution of shared data (e.g., media, preference, calendar, contacts, tasks, etc.) for a group of individuals (e.g., families, business organization, team, project, etc.) to the mobile devices of the group members. The system maintains a central repository or database of shared data for groups,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082053 - Apparatus and method for providing uplink interference coordination in a radio communication system: An apparatus and a method provide for uplink interference coordination in a radio communication system, such as a cellular communication system. Measurements are made at mobile stations associated with uplink-channel interference conditions. Reports are made to the network when a mobile station experiences interference conditions beyond a measurement threshold. If... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090082057 - Cognitive radio terminal device and method of communicating using cognitive radio: A cognitive radio terminal device. The cognitive radio terminal device comprises an available radio resource determination unit to determine an available radio resource from among up-link radio resources assigned to an up-link communication in a primary network, and an ad hoc communication performing unit to perform an ad hoc communication... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090082055 - Cordless telephone system: A cordless telephone system consisting of a fixed station and at least one mobile station, both of which switch over to standby operation after a telephone conversation has been terminated, and correspond with one another at fixed intervals. Each mobile station is registered in the fixed station and can be... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20090082054 - Power allocation scheme cross-reference to related applications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate and effectuate power allocation schemes that reuse power allocation patterns amongst different carriers for sectors in the same cell and uses different power allocation patterns between cells. The frequency reuse scheme generates power allocation patterns, selects one of the generated power allocation patterns... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082058 - Radio base station apparatus, resource allocation method and resource allocation program: The invention is applied to a radio base station apparatus that allocates a resource to HS-PDSCH and transmits data via the HS-PDSCH to a mobile station. The radio base station apparatus includes: a BLER measurement unit that measures the BLER of a signal received from the mobile station; and a... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090082052 - Reverse link traffic power control: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate reverse link power control on a traffic channel. Indications of other sector interference or other such interference levels can be broadcasted in a wireless communication. Further, power control related information can be included in assignments to mobile devices. Mobile device can utilize the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082056 - Transmission power control method and apparatus: In a transmission power control method, a receiver receives user data transmitted intermittently from a transmitter to a receiver and control data transmitted continuously from the transmitter to a plurality of receivers including the receiver via a DPDCH and a CPICH, respectively; and generates, when the receiver is receiving the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090082059 - Uplink power control using received reference signal: A method for determining uplink power level, implemented in a base station, comprises receiving a communication signal over an uplink common control channel. The interference on the uplink common control channel in response to the received communication signal is measured and a channel quality of the uplink common control channel... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090082060 - Mobile telecommunication terminal, communication system, and computer readable storage medium: Convenience is improved when a mobile telecommunication terminal uses a fixed telephone line. The mobile telecommunication terminal to perform communication via a mobile telecommunication network by cellular communication is a dual-mode terminal able to be wirelessly communicated (by non-cellular communication) with a communication device such as a fixed telephone or... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090082061 - Mobile terminal equipped with mode setting key and method of controlling the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal equipped with a mode setting key and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes providing a mode setting key for choosing an operating mode for the mobile terminal; placing the mobile terminal in an operating mode chosen by the mode setting key... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090082062 - Integrating a cellular phone with a speech-enabled softphone: A method is disclosed that enables access to the paired combination of a personal computer and cellular telephone, the access being provided through voice commands from a Bluetooth headset or other type of wireless headset. Through the headset, a user is able to invoke a speech-recognition engine during a call... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC

20090082063 - Method and system for providing a multimedia presentation to a mobile device user: There is provided a method for use by a mobile device for providing an entertainment presentation to a user. The method comprises downloading a multimedia presentation control software by the mobile device, wherein the mobile device includes a controller and a smart chip operable to support electronic commerce transactions, registering... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090082064 - Device, system, and method of wireless communication of base stations: Device, system and method of wireless communication of base stations. In some demonstrative embodiments a method may include, for example, transmitting a downlink transmission over a frequency band from a first base station during a first time period; and receiving at a second base station an uplink transmission over the... Agent: Empk & Shiloh ,llp

20090082065 - Stand alone emergency signal device housed in cell phone: The emergency signal device includes an emergency key on the phone, an independent IC chip set controlling the emergency functions, a dedicated memory chip for emergency information and a by-passing outlet to the cell phone's transmitting parts. It is further provided that the device includes a global positioning system (GPS)... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP

20090082067 - Electronic paper display unit and mobile communication terminal having the same: An electronic paper display unit includes a protective case, which is made of a transparent material, a display, which is installed in the protective case, is powered to display desired image information, and includes a plurality of divided regions, and a control module, which is electrically connected with the display,... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090082066 - Portable electronic equipment with automatic control to keep display turned on and method: Apparatus and method provide a hold on function in a mobile phone or other portable electronic equipment keeps the display thereof turned on in spite of a screensaver or other power saving feature while a user is reading or watching the display and allows activating of power saving facilities of... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090082068 - Communication terminal: A communication terminal capable of protecting a hard disk drive if a vibration section activates and capable of decreasing the processing wait time of the hard disk drive and the processing wait time of notifying the user is provided. A communication terminal 100 has a communication section 33 for transmitting... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090082069 - Conversion from note-based audio format to pcm-based audio format: A system and method for converting a polyphonic note-based audio object to a Pulse Code Modulated (PCM) audio format is disclosed. An electronic communication device includes a memory containing a polyphonic note-based audio object containing at least two notes which overlap in at least some time interval and a lookup... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20090082070 - Handsfree apparatus and handsfree system: A handsfree system includes a handsfree apparatus and a phone. The handsfree apparatus has a database including a primary control program and a model-specific program. The primary control program enables the handsfree phone call when coupled with the phone. The model-specific program is operated to resolve a model-dependent constraint by... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090082071 - Alert processing devices and systems for noise-reducing headsets and methods for providing alerts to users of noise-reducing headsets: A system includes an active noise-reducing headset and an alert processor. The active noise reducing headset includes a communication module that establishes a wireless communication link, a microphone that generates a microphone signal in response to ambient noise, a speaker, a noise reduction circuit that generates a noise reduction signal... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090082072 - Semi-connected operations for wireless communications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate reducing battery consumption during periods of inactivity intermixed with traffic bursts in wireless communications systems. A semi-connected mode is provided that fast recognition of mobile devices upon wakeup and access while enabling mobile devices to operate in reduce power states. A mobile device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090082073 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus includes a case, a cover member that includes a first layer, and a second layer made of a material different from that of the first layer, and an electronic component accommodated between the case and the cover member, wherein the second layer includes a first adhesion area... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090082074 - Electronic device and sliding cover structure: A sliding cover structure includes a first sliding member having a first arc sliding track, a second sliding member disposed opposite to the first sliding member and a first roller assembly having a first elastic element and a first roller set. At least one end of the first elastic element... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090082075 - Casing and method for manufacturing same, and electronic device: A casing includes a molded body provided with a recess, a conductive layer provided in the recess, and a protection film provided to cover at least a non-recessed region in a surface of the molded body provided with the recess and a surface of the conductive layer. The protection film... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

  
03/19/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090075583 - Contents distribution system, and contents distribution method: Contents are distributed through wireless or wired communication means by storing plural pieces of contents data in advance in a content accumulation unit, by weighting the individual pieces of contents data stored in that content accumulation unit, in accordance with their attributes, by selecting the contents data from the content... Agent: Maier & Maier, PLLC

20090075584 - Mobile broadcasting system and method for transmitting and receiving broadcast service therefor: A method for receiving a broadcast service through a plurality of terminals in a mobile broadcasting system supporting the broadcast service is provided. The method includes sending a registration request message for requesting registration of each of a plurality of terminals from a server associated with a broadcast service, receiving... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090075585 - Digital receiver system: A system for receiving wireless digital video transmissions over a WLAN comprising a base station (BS) adapted to provide a conditional access back-channel connection to one or more service providers; and a mobile digital video receiver (DVR) adapted to transmit a request for conditional access to the BS.... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP C/o Landon Ip, Inc.

20090075587 - Apparatus and method for scheduling in a multi-hop relay wireless communication system: A multi-hop relay wireless communication system is provided. A base station (BS) includes a communication unit for receiving information on a received signal level and information on an interference node from mobile stations (MSs), and a scheduler for classifying a type of each MS by using the received signal level... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090075586 - System and method for transmitting data in a communication network: Disclosed is a system and method for transmitting data from a first base station to a first destination subscriber station (DSS). The first base station is capable of transmitting data directly to the first DSS through a direct route. Co-channel interference is present at neighboring cells during the transmission of... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090075588 - Method and apparatus for controlling a relay station in a multi-hop relay network: A method of controlling a relay station in a cell of a multi-hop relay network in accordance with a one-way propagation delay between a base station in the cell and the relay station. A relay station in a cell of a multi-hop relay network including means for controlling the signal... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090075589 - Broadband range extension relay for wireless networks: A method and apparatus to extend a range of a wireless relay station (e.g., a WiMAX MMR-RS) using a first directional antenna to communicate with a base station (e.g., a WiMAX MMR-BS), to communicate with remote subscribers at a subordinate relay station using a second directional antenna, and to provide... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Group LLP

20090075590 - Method and system for estimating time of arrival of signals using multiple different time scales: A method and system (500) estimates a time of arrival of a signal received via a wireless communications channel. The energy in the received signal is conditioned at multiple different time scales to produce a conditioned signal (700). Then, a leading edge is detected in the conditioned signal (550). The... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20090075591 - Communications technologies: A wireless communications device (124) including a first antenna (138) and oscillator means (140) for providing a carrier signal (110). There is further provided modulation means (142) for imposing a low level phase modulation on the carrier signal in accordance with a data signal to create a modulated signal, the... Agent: Winstead PC

20090075592 - Method and device for controlling and providing indications of communication events: The present invention relates to the field of contact-less transactions, in particular to the field of near field communication and more particularly to smart card transactions over radio frequency identification interface. The present invention relates also to a method and system for providing a user of a mobile terminal with... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090075593 - Data security device: A backup device comprising a secondary user-carried device for backing up data from a primary portable data storage device is described. The backup device includes a short-range wireless communication link, a communication interface for communicating with the primary portable data storage device over the communication link to receive data to... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20090075594 - Communication apparatus, communication method, and computer program for controlling communication apparatus: In a system in which a communication adapter installing UPnP is connected to a printer to provide a print service, the communication adapter notifies a device that the printer joins the network or leaves from it, based on determination whether the printer can provide a service. Hence, the present invention... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090075595 - High-speed system having compensation for distortion in a digital to-analog converter: A method and system for the design and implementation of an inverse-sinc function that can efficiently process signals produced by high-speed systems is presented. An integrated inverse-sinc module accepts multiple data streams that may result from parallel sub-systems and creates multiple outputs that can be interleaved to produce a sequence... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090075596 - Adaptive distributed frequency planning: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate employing distributed frequency planning and reuse factor optimization based upon forward link and/or reverse link interference management techniques. An optimal reuse factor for a base station can be determined based upon a metric that evaluates levels of service associated with neighboring base stations.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075597 - Device, system, and method of low-noise amplifier: Device, system, and method of low-noise amplifier. For example, an apparatus includes a low-noise amplifier to convert a single-ended wireless communication signal into a corresponding differential signal.... Agent: Empk & Shiloh ,llp

20090075598 - Wireless communication method and apparatus for adaptively biasing channel quality indicators to maintain a desired block error rate: A method and apparatus for adaptively biasing a channel quality indicator (CQI) used for setting a configuration of communication between a transmitter and a receiver in a wireless communication system. The receiver sends a CQI and positive acknowledgement (ACK)/negative acknowledgement (NACK) messages to the transmitter. The ACK/NACK messages indicate the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090075599 - Signal quality reporting: A radio station (100) receives a first signal (R) indicative of a scheduled resource which will be used to transmit a second signal (D1, D2) to the radio station (100). In response to receiving the first signal (R), the radio station (100) is adapted to receive the second signal (D1,... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090075600 - Implementing hardware/software reset using pc card w_disable line: A wireless communication module for wirelessly communicating with other devices a control pin for controlling at least one function of the communication module, an input device operatively coupled to the control pin, wherein actuation of the input device toggles a signal on the control pin between one of two different... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090075601 - Low-if transceiver architecture: A transceiver, receiver, and transmitter are provided. The transmitter includes an in-phase path and a quadrature path, a first path associated with a first local frequency and a second path associated with a second local frequency, and a band selector for swapping the in-phase and quadrature paths to switch connection... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090075602 - Communication systems and method: Users can make landline, wireless and/or internet calls from a conventional landline communication device. If the communication device is on a wireless call, that call may be placed on hold to answer an incoming call on the landline. Likewise, if the communication device is on a landline call, that call... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090075603 - Integrated circuit for mobile radio transceivers: The invention relates to an integrated circuit in a mobile radio transceiver. This circuit includes a radio-frequency assembly for producing a mobile radio signal and a modulator for converting transmission data into an analogue, modulated transmission signal which is broadcast in a frequency band outside the mobile radio frequency range.... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC

20090075604 - High frequency module: A high frequency module for transmitting and receiving, for example, communication signals of GSM/DCS/PCS/WCDMA systems through a single antenna, is provided at a relatively small size and low cost. The high frequency module includes a diplexer arranged to separate communication signals from the antenna into GSM communication signals in lower... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090075605 - Communication apparatus and network information collecting program: A network has communication apparatuses communicatively interconnected in compliance with a maintenance protocol. An LBM frame transmission unit transmits an LBM frame to the network. An MEP information acquisition unit identifies a communication apparatus having transmitted an LBR frame as an MEP when the LBR frame is received, and acquires... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090075606 - Vertical multiple-input multiple-output wireless antennas: High gain, multi-pattern multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antenna systems are disclosed. These systems provide for multiple-polarization and omnidirectional coverage using multiple radios, which may be tuned to the same frequency. The MIMO antenna systems may include multiple high-gain beams arranged (or capable of being arranged) to provide for omnidirectional coverage. These... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20090075607 - Method and system for adjusting interconnect voltage levels in low power high-speed differential interfaces: The present invention relates to adjustment of interconnect power levels in high-speed differential serial links. In an example embodiment, a digital signal received at a digital input port is converted in a driver into a corresponding differential signal and provided to output ports connected to a differential transmission line for... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090075608 - Multi-band amplifier module with harmonic suppression: An ammplifier circuit includes a first power amplifier that can produce a first amplified signal in response to a first input signal in a first frequency band, and a second power amplifier that can produce a second amplified signal in response to a second input signal in a second frequency... Agent: Xin Wen

20090075609 - Synchronization in communication systems: A method and system to generate synchronization information from received signals in communication applications. A first embodiment is a method to generate synchronization information in a communications receiver. The method includes providing a fixed gain to a received analog signal to generate a modified analog signal, converting the modified analog... Agent: Venture Pacific Law, PC

20090075610 - Digital and analog im3 product compensation circuits for an rf receiver: Third-order intermodulation products (IM3) are attenuated in RF receivers by providing a typical main signal path and a parallel auxiliary signal path in which the IM3 products are accentuated, and the output from the main signal path is adaptively filtered to attenuate the IM3 products. In one embodiment, a multirate... Agent: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP

20090075611 - Tuner that conducts channel search, and diversity reception system including said tuner: A tuner includes a first mixer circuit multiplying a first radio signal by a first local oscillation signal corresponding to a selected channel to generate a first baseband signal in a normal mode, and multiplying the first radio signal by a first local oscillation signal corresponding to a channel that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090075612 - Equalization of third-order intermodulation products in wideband direct conversion receiver: A feedforward error-compensated receiver for minimizing undesired odd-order nonlinear distortion products. The receiver includes a first receiver path configured to receive an input signal. The first receiver path outputs a signal including at least one baseband (BB) frequency. At least one second receiver path is configured to receive the input... Agent: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP

20090075613 - Distributed rf front-end for uwb receivers: Described herein are ultra wide-band distributed RF (UWB-DRF) front-end receivers comprising composite cells distributed along transmission lines, where each composite cell comprises a low-noise amplifier (LNA) merged with a mixer. By merging the LNA and the mixer in each composite cell, the power consumption and chip area of the RF... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department

20090075614 - Automatic gain control method for receiver and apparatus thereof: A gain control method which includes setting a first initial gain value to a first variable gain amplifier; measuring a first power value corresponding to incoming signals; measuring a second power value corresponding to a target signal; and resetting the first initial gain value according to the first power value... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090075615 - Device, system, and method of phased-array calibration: Device, system and method of phased-array calibration. In some demonstrative embodiments, a wireless communication device may include an array of antenna elements; a calibration element located at a predefined location relative to the antenna elements; and an antenna controller capable of calibrating at least one beam forming weight of at... Agent: Empk & Shiloh ,llp

20090075616 - Method and apparatus for determining an operating condition in a communications system: A communication system environment estimation apparatus and method. In one embodiment, an environment estimation apparatus according to the teachings of the present invention includes a plurality of antenna elements and a receiver coupled to receive uplink signals from the plurality of antenna elements. The apparatus also includes a signal processor... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090075618 - Multi-antenna/multi-receiver array diversity system: The present invention is a system for increasing Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in a wireless communication system comprising a plurality of antennas each antenna providing a signal, a device for selecting a subset of signals provided by the plurality of antennas, a maximum ratio combiner for summing the selected subset of... Agent: At & T- Brendzel

20090075617 - Receiver system and method for switching among a plurality of antenna elements to receive a signal: A receiver system and method for switching among a plurality of antenna elements to receive a signal. At least a portion of plurality of antenna elements receive a transmitted signal, such that the transmitted signal includes a plurality of sub-channels that are transmitted in predetermined time intervals. A switching device... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20090075619 - Mixer circuit and radio communication device using the same: A mixer circuit includes a voltage-to-current converter which converts a positive phase input voltage signal and a reversed phase input voltage signal input to a first input terminal and a second input terminal into a positive phase current signal and a reversed phase current signal, a switching circuit switches over... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090075620 - Local oscillator buffer and mixer having adjustable size: Selectable sizes for a local oscillator (LO) buffer and mixer are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, LO buffer and/or mixer size may be increased when a receiver or transmitter operates in a high gain mode, while LO buffer and/or mixer size may be decreased when the receiver or transmitter operates... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075621 - Mixer for downconversion of rf signals: A mixer for downconversion of RF signals includes at least one RF transistor (305); at least one switching pair (303) connected to the drain current (301) of the at least one RF transistor (305); and a common mode sensing component (300) configured to detect deviations in the common mode output... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP

20090075622 - Offset correction for passive mixers: A downconversion mixer includes a configurable gate or bulk bias voltage to allow calibration and correction of device offsets. Calibration may be performed on the configurable bias voltages to minimize IM2 distortion in the mixer. The techniques have minimal impact on voltage headroom, impose no requirement for a signal path... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075623 - Apparatus and method for low-noise amplification in a wireless communication system: A low-noise amplification apparatus and method in a receiver in a wireless communication system are provided, in which a main amplifier amplifies a received signal, a sub-amplifier amplifies a third-order harmonic component more strongly than a signal component in the received signal and cancels the third-order harmonic component by combining... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090075624 - Remote vehicle infotainment apparatus and interface: A remote application server that operates cooperatively with an embedded radio receiver (52) in a vehicle can include a standalone portable device (12 or 60) having memory (41) for storing and independently presenting audio or data wirelessly received by the embedded receiver and a communication interface (45) in the standalone... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090075625 - Methods and apparatus to route emergency communication sessions: Methods and apparatus to route an emergency communication session for a multi-mode communication device are disclosed. An example method comprises detecting a call initiation at a user device, determining whether the user device is communicatively coupled to a cellular communication network, and initiating a mesh network routing algorithm at the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Attn. Patent Docketing

20090075626 - Method, system and apparatus of charging for group mode service: An charging method for group mode service relating to the group mode service in communication networks is disclosed, the method includes: sending, an initial accounting request to a charging system in response to receiving a service request for establishing a group session from a client, to enable the charging system... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090075627 - Handling insufficient account balance of subscribers: A system, method, and computer readable medium comprising instructions for handling insufficient account balance of subscribers in a mobile communications network is disclosed. A request for communication is received from a mobile station. A determination is made as to whether a subscriber of the mobile station has an insufficient account... Agent: Michelle A. Zarinelli C/o West Corporation

20090075628 - Method and apparatus for generating a cryptosync: A method and apparatus for generating a cryptosync is disclosed that generates a cryptosync with the desired variability without the overhead in complexity and size of prior cryptosyncs. The cryptosync is generated from a combination of fields including fields relating to the segmentation and reassembly of the data packets at... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075630 - Method and apparatus for creating a remotely activated secure backup service for mobile handsets: Method and systems for protecting data on a mobile handset when remotely activated by a user involve encrypting the data using an encryption key, storing the encrypted data, and deleting the non-encrypted data along with the encryption key. Data may also be uploaded to a server to via a cellular... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075629 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for detecting a missing cellular device: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for detecting a missing cellular device. According to embodiments, a method for detecting a missing cellular device is provided. According to the method, a connection between a cellular device and a base module is established. Whether a distance between the cellular device and the... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC

20090075632 - Apparatus, and an associated methodology, for providing repeat notification at a radio communication device: An apparatus, and an associated methodology, for alerting a user of a radio device of delivery thereto of a text, or other, message. The alert of the received message is made according to a selected schedule and settings and includes a repeat notification. A user selects schedules and settings that... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090075633 - Method for controlling user interface menu, and mobile terminal and device for providing application service using the same: A method of controlling a user interface menu and a mobile communication terminal and a device for providing application service are disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the method of controlling the user interface menu can include receiving user interface menu forming information from the application service... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090075631 - Missed call notification and management interface that associates and displays images with missed calls: The present invention discloses a solution where images are associated with missed calls and are presented within a missed called interface. The images can include images contained within a mobile device data store that is associated with the missed call number, such as images that often appear in a display... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20090075634 - Data buddy: Multi-modal, multi-lingual devices can be employed to consolidate numerous items including, but not limited to, keys, remote controls, image capture devices, audio recorders, cellular telephone functionalities, location/direction detectors, health monitors, calendars, gaming devices, smart home inputs, pens, optical pointing devices or the like. For example, a corner of a cellular... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090075635 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing media content delivery audit and verification services: Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing media content delivery audit and verification services are disclosed. In one example, a monitoring system analyzes messages associated with communications in a wireless communications network. The monitoring system identifies, from the messages, messages that are associated with the request for or delivery... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20090075637 - Communication systems and method: Users can make landline, wireless and/or internet calls from a conventional landline communication device. If the communication device is on a wireless call, that call may be placed on hold to answer an incoming call on the landline. Likewise, if the communication device is on a landline call, that call... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090075636 - Method and system for transmitting the identity of a user in a mobile telecommunications network: The invention consists of a method and a system arranged to transmit an identity of a user from a terminal to a database adapted to permanently store information of said user, in a mobile telecommunications network, comprising: inputting means adapted to allow said user to input said identity at said... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP

20090075638 - Automatic telephone service forwarding device: An automatic telephone service forwarding device including a base or enclosure defining a socket for receiving a wireless telephone. Upon detecting the presence of the wireless telephone in the socket, the device automatically forwards telephone service for the wireless telephone to a previously-stored forwarding directory number, typically the directory number... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090075640 - Communication system trigger system and method: A communication trigger system and method are disclosed. A communications device (10) is monitored for predetermined identifiers input or selected on a communications device during actuation of a communication function and, upon detection of a predetermined identifier, a non-default communication function is initiated on the communications device.... Agent: Leason Ellis LLP

20090075639 - Device and method for preserving customized user settings when transitioning between mobile communication devices: There is disclosed a system, method, and computer readable medium for applying customized settings to a mobile communications device utilizing a removable storage media. The mobile communications device detects when a removable storage media has been operatively inserted. Next it is determined whether there is a customized settings file stored... Agent: Williams Mullen

20090075641 - Automated over-the-air firmware update for a wireless phone: A method for providing over-the-air updates of firmware of a mobile telephone handset comprises the steps of receiving at least one firmware update at a server. A determination of a need for updates is made at the mobile telephone handset and a point-to-point communications channel is established between the server... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20090075642 - Method and devices for relayed peer-to-peer communications between terminals in mobile networks: The present invention relates to a method and devices for peer-to-peer connectivity in cellular networks and especially to relayed peer-to-peer communications between mobile terminals operable in public land mobile networks (PLMN). In brief summary, the inventive concept teaches an implementation of a quasi peer-to-peer communication between a plurality of mobile... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20090075644 - System and method for selectively rejecting frequency bands in wireless communication systems: A system and method for selectively rejecting frequency bands in wireless communication systems are disclosed. For example, the system provides a software-selective band rejection technique using multiple cascaded band rejection filters that can remove undesired sub-bands within the RF pass band of the wireless communication system, subsystem or network involved.... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC

20090075643 - System and method of object simulation in an intermittently connected mobile application: The generation and comparison of a first time stamp and a second time stamp allows for the active operation of a mobile device that is intermittently connected to a middleware system. A document is created with a first stamp, where this document relates to a particular activity associated with one... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090075645 - Terrestrial communications networks that transmit using circular polarization: A terrestrial communications network may be configured to wirelessly communicate with a plurality of radiotelephones. The terrestrial communications network may include a plurality of base stations that are configured to wirelessly communicate with the plurality of radiotelephones. Moreover, the plurality of base stations may include at least one base station... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090075646 - Test device for use in a test system for checking transmission procedures in a mobile telephony network: Test device (1) is for use in a test system for checking transmission procedures in a mobile telephony network. The test device (1) comprises a mobile telephone (2) configured such that it is able to communicate with a subscriber identification module (SIM). Furthermore, the test device (1) has a SIM... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090075648 - Mobile phone network optimisation systems: We describe a system to optimize performance of a mobile phone network towards a performance goal. The system receives performance data comprising aggregated data for a plurality of calls and commissions measurement data comprising data logged for a plurality of mobile phones, and outputs data for changing a configuration of... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090075647 - Ue measurement scheduling based on measurement bandwidth: The method and apparatus described herein uses variable length snapshot periods to determine signal strength measurements. A mobile station determines the measurement bandwidth associated with a base station, and sets the snapshot period based on the measurement bandwidth. The mobile station determines the signal strength of serving and neighboring cells... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090075649 - System for storing and transmitting digital media: A system for storing a plurality of digital audio and digital video recordings and transmitting a selected audio or video recording to a wireless communications device, such as a cellular telephone, involves storing a plurality of digital audio and video recordings in memory. The digital recordings are categorized and may... Agent: Gofigure, L.L.C.

20090075650 - Mobile terminal and system scan method thereof: A mobile terminal and system scan method thereof is provided for effectively acquiring system information. The system scanning method includes performing a first scanning process on entire channels registered to a Preferred Roaming List (PRL) for acquiring system information, calculating, when the system information is not acquired in the first... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090075653 - Channel scanning method and apparatus for mobile node: A channel scanning method and apparatus for a wireless network is provided for improving channel scanning efficiency. A channel scanning method of the present invention includes selecting at least one of a plurality of available channels according to a predetermined channel selection formula; broadcasting a predetermined message on the at... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090075651 - Enhanced terrestrial mobile location: Methods and systems for determining whether a mobile radio terminal is on or out of a zone in a radio communications network. The methods and systems provide for generating a profile representative of the zone using measurements taken by the mobile radio terminal and/or the network and/or using predicted values.... Agent: Jones Day

20090075652 - Mobile terminal and system scan method thereof: A mobile terminal and system scan method thereof is provided for effectively acquiring system information even in a weak electrical field area using Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI). A system scan method for a mobile terminal includes evaluating, when the mobile terminal is turned on, received signal strengths of all... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090075654 - Common communication terminal architecture and method: A common communication terminal system and method of converging mobile cellular communications, wireless access systems, wireless local area network and wireline communications into one Open Wireless Architecture (OWA) platform supporting cost-effective and spectrum-efficient broadband services across wireless and wired communication environment in one single terminal device with one unified telephone... Agent: Wei Lu

20090075659 - Apparatus and method for allocating resources based on error vector magnitude (evm) in a broadband wireless communication system: A resource allocation in a broadband wireless communication system is provided. An apparatus for a base station in a broadband wireless communication system includes a manager for managing resources by dividing the resources into a plurality of regions based on a maximum supportable error vector magnitude (EVM) in a frequency... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090075656 - Measurements in communications systems: A method of performing compressed mode measurements for selecting communication means in a communication system. Statistics are collected on handovers from a cell in a communications system to a plurality of other cells in the communications system. A cell load of each cell of the plurality of other cells is... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090075657 - Method for optimizing the load distribution between a first mobile radio network and a second mobile radio network: A method for optimizing the load distribution between one mobile radio network, for example using the UMTS standard, and another mobile radio network, for example using the GSM standard, by optimizing the signalling sequence when establishing a connection in such a mobile radio system. It enables efficient cooperation when establishing... Agent: The Maxham Firm

20090075655 - Mobile phone network management systems: This invention relates to systems and methods for managing and optimizing mobile phone networks. A system for maintaining or optimizing a mobile phone network, the system includes a plurality of data feed inputs including at least one performance data feed input to receive performance data relating to performance of said... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090075658 - Wireless telecommunication system: A method and apparatus for processing a message in a mobile, telecommunications device. The method comprises: receiving a Cell Update Confirm (CUC) message; determining whether the device has an empty C_RNTI variable; when the device has an empty C_RNTI variable, determining whether the CUC message includes a new C_RNTI; when... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090075660 - Limit redirections in an unlicensed mobile access network: The present invention provides a method and system to limit redirections by using a redirection counter contained within the mobile station (MS 132) registration request (663 or 667). Once the redirection counter has exceeded a certain value for a MS (132), the unlicensed network controller (UNC 142) will reject any... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090075661 - Mobile communication system, radio base station device, and transmission power control method: A radio base station control device instructs the radio base station device of a handover destination to establish a radio link with a mobile station terminal and requests the radio base station device of a handover source to report transmission power information concerning the down radio link to the mobile... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090075662 - Broadband radio communications system including receiving station and optimization of same: In a method and apparatus for optimizing a data link between a mobile station and a main base station, the link is formed by an uplink radio signal from the mobile station and a downlink radio signal from the main base station, both of which include frames that carry data... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090075665 - Grade of service (gos) differentiation in a wireless communication network: Techniques for handling arriving calls with grade of service (GoS) differentiation for multiple tiers of services are described. The multiple tiers may be for different levels of service subscriptions, different types of calls, etc. In one design, calls in multiple tiers of services may be received by a base station.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075663 - Graphically based representations of equipment status, for example, wireless cell site alarms: An apparatus in one example has: a plurality of cell sites, each cell site having a respective cell number; a display of all cell sites of the plurality of cell sites regardless of cell numbers; each cell site being displayed with a respective indicator of a plurality of indicators, the... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090075664 - Multiplexed beacon symbols for a wireless communication system: Techniques for transmitting information using beacon symbols are described. A transmitter may map first information to at least one subcarrier in a first set of subcarriers, with the first information being conveyed by the position of the at least one subcarrier. The transmitter may map second information to one or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075666 - Signaling transmission on shared and dedicated channels in a wireless communication system: Techniques for sending and receiving signaling messages on shared and dedicated channels in a wireless communication system are described. A user equipment (UE) may receive a first signaling message on a shared channel during a first time period, receive a second signaling message on a dedicated channel during a second... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075667 - Persistent resource allocation: Methods and apparatus for communicating and utilizing persistent allocation of uplink resources are described herein. A base station can allocate persistent uplink resources to a client station, such that the resource allocation remains active for future uplink frames without the client station repeating a request for uplink resources or the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090075668 - Method of indicating packet waiting time in wireless packet data systems: The present invention provides a method for indicating packet waiting time in wireless packet data systems. A mobile unit determines a packet waiting time measurement of an amount of time that a data packet has been waiting in a buffer of a mobile unit. The mobile unit then transmits the... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 2f-192 Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20090075669 - Method of operating a wireless communications network, and wireless communications network implementing the method: A method of operating a wireless communications network is adapted to provide services to users exploiting a first and a second different radio communications technologies, for example, an enhanced general packet radio service network. The method includes: providing, in a user profile available at the network, a subscription indication adapted... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090075671 - Method and device for changing method for determining position of mobile station within mobile communication network: After a method is carried out for determining the position of a mobile station within a mobile communication network, characteristic information on the method and context is stored in a database. Then, the stored information is evaluated and the method is modified by adapting the method or by selecting another... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090075670 - Method for localizing mobile terminals: The geographical position, or measured information from which the geographical position may be deduced, of a mobile terminal is determined via requests to the terminal and positional information or measured information transmitted to a control device. The speed of displacement of the mobile terminal is determined from the transmitted positional... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090075672 - Server for updating location beacon database: A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a reference database of locations of Wi-Fi access points. At least one vehicle is deployed including at least one scanning... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20090075673 - Terminal having function for managing position revelant information and program recorded medium: A terminal including a position-location module configured to receive position information of the terminal, and a controller configured to control an operation of the position-location module, and synchronize position relevant information obtained using the position information received by the position-location module with user schedule information.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090075674 - Crc-based message detection/demodulation apparatus and method for radio frequency signals: A method for determining a location of a wireless transmitting device transmitting a digitally modulated transmitted radio frequency signal. The method comprises, at spaced-apart receivers: generating a received radio frequency signal and including time tags therein responsive to the transmitted radio frequency signal, detecting a destination message signal responsive to... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P. A.

20090075675 - Method of location based service and location based service system: A location based service method and location based service system is provided. The location based service method includes: making requests for position determination of a client terminal according to a first position determination method and a second position determination method, in response to a location based service request; receiving a... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090075676 - System and method for managing location information for home network: Provided are a system and method for managing location information for a home network. The system includes a device management means for collecting information of home network devices to form a device table, a location management means for generating a space data structure including a gridded home floor plan, and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090075677 - Dynamically updated proximity warning: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for alerting a mobile device user of the proximity of a target party. In an exemplary method, an electronic location information message corresponding to the target party is received, the electronic location information message including target location data. In response to the receipt of the... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090075678 - Portable wireless terminal and moving velocity detecting method for portable wireless terminal: A portable wireless terminal and a moving velocity detecting method for the portable wireless terminal capable of detecting a moving velocity with high accuracy without increasing power consumption and terminal cost are provided. At the start of a communication, GPS reception-related circuits 32 and 33 are turned on, an initial... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090075679 - Electronic device for acquisition of a dummy paging message: The invention provides an electronic device for acquisition of a dummy paging message. In an embodiment, the electronic device comprises a dummy pattern generator, a receiver, and a paging channel handler. The dummy pattern generator provides a first artificial pattern according to a previously received result corresponding to a dummy... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090075684 - Apparatus and method for routing message service: The present invention discloses an apparatus for routing message services, including a message service information transmitting module, adapted to send a request message which carries message service information that associates the message service information receiver; a message service information route selecting module, adapted to send message service information to a... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090075682 - Apparatus and method for transmitting message in a mobile communication system: An apparatus and a method for addressing inefficiency of radio resources in processing response messages of a multi-message transmitted are provided. The apparatus includes a controller for transmitting consecutive message data to a message server and controlling the sending of a message to the message server indicating reception of response... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090075683 - Connectivity function for forwarding e-mail: Methods and systems of connectivity for forwarding an e-mail message from an e-mail server to a mobile terminal having an e-mail address under the e-mail server are provided. An e-mail address may be associated with a permanent identifier and encryption information of the mobile terminal. After receipt of an e-mail... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20090075685 - Method of utilizing forced alerts for interactive remote communications: The system and method having a specialized software application on a personal computer or a PDA/cell phone that that enables a participant to force an automatic acknowledgement and a manual response to a text or voice message from other participants within the same network. Each participant's PC or PDA/cell phone... Agent: Malin Haley And Dimaggio, Pa

20090075681 - Short message service message compactor and uncompactor: A method of operating a data processing apparatus and a data processing apparatus are disclosed. A method of operating data processing apparatus comprises receiving a text file comprising a plurality of original text characters and replacing the original text characters with replacement text characters in accordance with a first rule.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090075680 - System for enabling communication between computers and mobile telephones: There is disclosed a system and method for enabling text messages to be sent from a computer to a mobile device, and for a reply text message to be sent from the mobile device to the computer. An outgoing text message, including a reply telephone number, is sent from a... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP

20090075686 - Method and apparatus for wideband transmission based on multi-user mimo and two-way training: A method, apparatus and system is disclosed herein for wireless transmission based on MU-MIMO and two-way training. In one embodiment, the system comprises a set of K receivers and at least one transmitter having a set of N transmit antennas, where the transmitter is operable to precode a signal for... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090075687 - Center device: To provide a center device for accommodating a variety of situations which may occur when a home-use game machine, or the like, is used, in which a plurality of users use their own controller devices such as an input device. A center device communicates between a plurality of controller devices,... Agent: Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.

20090075688 - Method and system for calibrating a power amplifier: Aspects of a method and system for calibrating a power amplifier are provided. In this regard, one or more reference signals may be generated and may be utilized to characterize a signal strength indicator (SSI). Additionally, measurements of power output by a power amplifier by the SSI may be corrected... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090075689 - Mixer with high output power accuracy and low local oscillator leakage: A circuit receives a first signal (for example, a baseband signal) and mixes it with a local oscillator (LO) signal, and outputs a second signal (for example, an RFOUT signal). The circuit includes multiple identical Mixer and Frequency Divider Pair (MFDP) circuits. Each MFDP can be enabled separately. Each MFDP... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090075690 - Apparatus and method for making measurements in mobile telecommunications system user equipment: A method and apparatus for selecting cells in a mobile telecommunications system, the system comprising a network of a plurality of cells of a Universal Mobile Telecommunications Systems (UMTS) and a network of a plurality of cells of a second Radio Access Technology (RAT), the method comprising, at a user... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090075691 - Lighter with cellular phone activating detection device: A lighter, which is adapted for incorporating with a cellular phone, includes a cellular phone activating detection device supported in a lighter casing. The cellular phone activating detection device includes a power source, a detection circuit unit, and a signal generator electrically coupled with the detection circuit unit. The detection... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm

20090075695 - Mobile phone having pagewidth printhead: A mobile phone is provided having an elongate body defining a transverse print media path along which print media can be fed, a pagewidth printhead positioned in the body so as to extend transverse to the path, and a feed mechanism positioned in the body to feed the print media... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090075692 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including an upper body having an upper surface a display located at the upper body, a lower body having first and second upper surfaces, the upper body being connected to the lower body for movement between a closed configuration in which the upper body completely covers the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090075694 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of the same: This patent relates to a mobile terminal and a method of controlling an operation of the same. The method of controlling an operation of a mobile terminal includes displaying a file list and scroll arrows for scrolling the file list on a touch screen. When the scroll arrow is touched... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090075693 - Multifunctional cradle for mobile communication device: A multifunctional cradle for a mobile communication device is equipped and used in a mobile phone store. The cradle includes a base plate having a mounting part provided on the surface thereof to mount and support the mobile communication device; and a display module installed uprightly on the base plate... Agent: Kang Intellectual Property Law, LLC

20090075697 - System and method for interfacing between a mobile device and a personal computer: A system and method are provided for interfacing between a mobile device and a PC. The mobile device utilizes a connection with the PC for taking advantage of the larger display and input devices such as the keyboard on the PC to improve the user interface (UI). This also enables... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

20090075696 - System and method for storage and sharing of digital media: A method is described that provides a first mobile user interface to a first mobile device. The method further includes providing access to a digital content repository to a first user via the first mobile user interface. The method also includes transferring data between the mobile device and the digital... Agent: Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP

20090075699 - Memory device for a cellular telephone: An apparatus for activating a cellular telephone within a cellular telecommunications network. A PCMCIA card interacts with a controller to display required programming information and questions. A user of the cellular telephone inputs responses to questions on a display. The user responses are transmitted to a system administrator at a... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090075698 - Removable card and a mobile wireless communication device: A removable card for use with a mobile wireless communication device has a processor and a non-volatile memory, connected to the processor. The memory has programming code stored configured to be executed by the processor and is operable in one of two modes. In a first mode the card is... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )

20090075700 - Radio communication base station apparatus in multiple-carrier communication and radio communication method: A base station is provided to suppress a drop of receiving power and deterioration of receiving characteristics by cancellation between the same symbols in the case of application of a repetition technology to multiple-carrier communication. In this base station (100), a repetition unit (103) for reproducing (making repetition of) each... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090075701 - Mobile radio base station: A mobile-radio base station for a telecommunications system includes vector modulator means for independently controlling the phase and/or amplitude of a plurality of component signals representative of the signal to be transmitted or received, such that when these signals pass through a plurality of antenna elements, a beam is formed... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090075702 - Electronic device with configurable displays: An electronic device includes at least two display casings each having a display therein, a connecting member comprising two rotation shafts arranged in parallel to each other and coupled to respective ones of the two display casings so as to allow each of the two display casings to rotate, and... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090075703 - Providing personal emergency data to a public safety answering point: A method for providing personal emergency data to a public safety answering point (PSAP). The method includes storing a piece of personal data before an emergency occurs, retrieving the piece of personal data after the emergency occurs, and transmitting the piece of personal data to the PSAP.... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090075704 - Mobile communication device with charging module: A mobile communication device includes a battery controller and an inductive charger. The battery control is adapted for electrically connecting to a rechargeable battery of the portable electronic device. The inductive charger includes a power connector adapted for electrically connecting with a power source, and a transmitting inductor electrically coupling... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm

20090075706 - Housing assembly for portable electronic device: A housing assembly (22) for use in a portable electronic device (20) includes an upper shell (242), a keypad board (244) located under the upper shell, a circuit board (246) located under the keypad board, and a lower shell (248) accommodating the circuit board. The upper shell includes a supporting... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang

20090075705 - Portable terminal: A portable terminal 10 is configured to be able to cause a control portion 20 to select a picture display mode in which a picture display is started in a display portion 18, when a configuration is changed by turning a lower casing 12 and an upper casing 13 around... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090075707 - Portable slide terminal opened in a bar shape: A portable terminal is provided, in which there is a first housing, a second housing is slidably engaged with the first housing, facing the first housing, and a connection member has one part slidably engaged with the first housing and another part slidably engaged with the second housing. The second... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

  
03/12/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090068941 - Method and system for monitoring and displaying signals corresponding to a transponder of a satellite in a satellite communication system: A method and system for monitoring signals corresponding to a satellite having a first transponder generating a first plurality of channel signals, a plurality of integrated receiver decoders receiving the first plurality of signals and generating a first plurality of received channel signals corresponding to the first plurality of channel... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090068942 - Method and apparatus for long-time music play on a mobile communication terminal: A method and apparatus are provided for playing music for long time by a mobile communication terminal. The mobile communication terminal includes an MP3 chip for decoding and playing music data transferred from a music data memory by a baseband chip.... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090068943 - System and method for distributed audio recording and collaborative mixing: Two or more wireless devices can be independently controlled by their respective users, a mixer component, or a leader wireless device to perform audio recording, convert the recorded audio into a standard or proprietary audio stream format, and transmit the audio stream to a server. The real-time clocks of two... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP

20090068944 - Apparatus and method for allocating a dedicated access zone to relay station (rs) in broadband wireless access (bwa) communication system: An apparatus and a method for allocating a dedicated access zone to a Relay Station (RS) in a multihop relay Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) communication system are provided. A communicating method of the RS includes relaying communications between a Base Station (BS) and a Mobile Station (MS), determining whether a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090068945 - Detachable earphone structure: A detachable earphone structure includes an earphone body and a transmitter detachable from the earphone body. The earphone body has an opening portion, a pair of connecting terminals installed in the opening portion and electrically connected to an internal circuit. The transmitter has a pair of contact terminals stored in... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090068946 - Method and apparatus that mitigates the effects of bluetooth-based denial of service attacks against mobile devices: A method and apparatus that mitigates the effects of a Bluetooth-based Denial of Service (DoS) attack on a Bluetooth-enabled mobile communications device is disclosed. The method may include determining if the mobile communications device is under a DoS attack, wherein if it is determined that the mobile communications device is... Agent: Prass LLP

20090068947 - Multi-function general purpose transceivers & devices: The present invention is generally directed to a system and associated method for communicating information. In some embodiments, the invention is directed to a general purpose transceiver having a receiver for receiving an information signal and a transmitter configured to transmit an outgoing signal to a central station. A portion... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP

20090068948 - Cable management in an fm transmitter: Several of the components used to implement a wireless transmitter, such as a DC-powered FM transmitter usable for playing media content from a personal media player over a vehicle's FM radio, are organized using an arrangement by which a controller that includes a user interface is removably couplable to a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090068949 - Multifunctional bluetooth headset: The present invention provides a multifunctional Bluetooth headset. The multifunctional Bluetooth headset of the present invention includes a built-in earphone, a Bluetooth module, a connection port, a power module, a codec module, an extended earphone, an audio wire and a wire collector. The Bluetooth module supports at least one advanced... Agent: Raymond Sun

20090068950 - System comprising a navigation device and an electronic device: A system is disclosed including an electronic device with an analog output which is connectable to an analog input amplifier of a vehicle. In at least one embodiment, the system includes a wireless standard first transceiver which can convert and send digital audio signals using digital audio streaming system to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090068951 - Spectrum-blind sampling and reconstruction of multi-band signals: A signal processing method includes sampling an analog signal, which has a spectral density defining one or more bands, to produce a digitized signal. A spectral transform of the digitized signal is expressed as a matrix multiplied by a vector, wherein the vector includes multiple elements that represent the spectral... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20090068953 - Methods and apparatuses for minimizing co-channel interference: Methods and apparatuses for minimizing co-channel interference in communications systems are disclosed. A method in accordance with the present invention comprises scrambling a first frame using a first scrambling code, attaching a first header to the first frame to create the first signal, scrambling a second frame using a second... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090068952 - Process for eliminating interferences in a hsdpa mobile terminal: t

20090068954 - Method and apparatus for providing data communication in data monitoring and management systems: Method and apparatus for communicating with a sealed electronic device via the electronic device's existing data ports for programming, testing configuration or diagnosis of the electronic device such as a transmitter unit for use in a data monitoring and management system such as analyte monitoring and management system is provided.... Agent: Jackson & Co., LLP

20090068956 - Method and device for estimating reception quality in radio communication: A reception quality estimation device includes: a correlation extractor for extracting correlation between multiplexed reception reference signals received from the plurality of user terminals and a predetermined reference signal sequence, wherein extracted correlation corresponds to each user terminal; a received power calculator for calculating received signal power from the extracted... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090068957 - Rfid reader compensating leakage signal and compensating method thereof: A radio frequency identification (RFID) reader includes a transmitter generating a transmission signal for transmission to a tag, a receiver receiving a response signal from the tag, a leakage compensator compensating a leakage signal leaked from the transmitter to the receiver in response to a leakage control signal, and a... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090068958 - Filter frequency characteristic detection device and filter frequency characteristic testing device: A filter frequency characteristic detection device includes a filter which receives a first signal and a second signal, a comparator which compares the first signal and the second signal which have passed through the filter, an offset adjusting circuit which gives an offset to each of the first signal and... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090068955 - Wireless communication device and communication method thereof: A problem of the present invention is to provide a wireless communication device capable of reducing power consumption and implementing a function of reporting the intensity of a received signal to an external device as well as to provide a communication method thereof. A portable cellular phone (1) has a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090068959 - Method and system for operating a receiving circuit for multiple types of input channel signals: A receiving circuit module for receiving different types of channel signals includes a housing having a first input, a second input and an input-output port disposed therein and a controller receiving a control signal. The controller switches between the first input and second output and generates an output signal corresponding... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090068960 - Performance measuring system, data transmission method and computer program: A portable user-specific performance measuring system comprises a quality unit which receives a measurement signal and measures the quality of the measurement signal, and a presentation unit which receives from the quality unit quality data indicating the quality of the measurement signal and presents the quality of the measurement signal... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP

20090068961 - Apparatus and method for operating feedback channels in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for allocating feedback channels in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes determining a number of common feedback channels to be allocated commonly to one or more terminals using a capacity loss according to the feedback channel allocation; and generating feedback channel change... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090068962 - Radio frequency module: A description is given of a radio frequency module comprising an interface unit configured to receive macros having a first format from an input of the radio frequency module, a microprocessor coupled to the interface unit and operable to concert the macros having the first format to macros having a... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC

20090068963 - Common mode signal attenuation for a differential duplexer: Techniques for attenuating undesired signal components from a differential duplexer are described. The duplexer provides a differential received signal at RX+ and RX− ports. This differential received signal includes an undesired common mode signal, which may come from a transmit signal. The common mode signal is attenuated with a common... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090068964 - System and method for transmitting rds/rbds data: A receiver including first circuitry configured to combine corresponding soft decision values from at least two groups of RDS/RBDS data transmitted as part of a broadcast channel to generate a set of combined values and second circuitry configured to identify a subset of the combined values that indicate a relatively... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja, PLLC Attn: Silabs Matters

20090068965 - Method, apparatus and system for an omni digital package for reducing interference: A system for an omni digital package for reducing interference may include a passive combiner and a transmit signal canceller. The passive combiner may be configured to combine at least two input frequencies to produce a combined signal. The transmit signal canceller may be configured to determine an interference frequency... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090068966 - Error driven rf power amplifier control with increased efficiency: A power amplifier controller for adjusting a supply voltage to a power amplifier. The power amplifier controller adjusts the supply voltage so that distortion in an RF output signal corresponds to a predetermined limit. An amplitude error signal is generated by the power amplifier controller which represents a difference between... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090068967 - Communication semiconductor integrated circuit, communication electronic component and wireless communication system: A communication semiconductor integrated circuit includes a phase control loop and an amplitude control loop. A gain of a variable gain amplifier when it is detected from an output of the comparator that the amplitudes of the reference signal and the feedback signal are equal to each other while a... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.

20090068968 - Multi-input multi-output transceiver with transmit power management based on receiver parameter and method for use therewith: An RF transceiver includes a plurality of RF receivers for receiving a corresponding one of a plurality of received signals. Each of the plurality of the RF receivers includes an AGC module that generates an automatic gain control (AGC) signal based on the strength of the corresponding one of the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090068969 - Power-aware selection of radio access technology: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for operating a multi-mode wireless communications device to select a radio access technology (RAT) requiring the lowest energy consumption by the device for a desired operating mode. An exemplary method comprises scanning a plurality of frequency bands to determine a set of available radio access... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090068970 - Scanning frequency optimization for alternate network access in dual mode wireless devices: A method, information processing system, and wireless device are disclosed for managing network scanning intervals. The method includes detecting a new wireless network coverage area (130). At least one local dynamic scanning profile (110) is analyzed in response to the determining. The at least one local dynamic scanning profile (110)... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090068971 - Socially based station navigation: A method of socially-based station navigation can include receiving station selection information from each of a plurality of mobile nodes within a mobile ad-hoc network, wherein station selection information comprises, for each mobile node, a station to which the mobile node is tuned. The method can include identifying each station... Agent: Cuenot & Forsythe, L.L.C. Kevin T. Cuenot

20090068972 - Methods and apparatus for controlling a gain state of a wireless receiver operating in an idle mode: The settling time of a wireless receiver is reduced by providing a previously utilized gain control state value to an amplifier of a receiver front end during a warm-up portion of a wake-up period of the wireless receiver which follows a sleep period. One illustrative method includes the steps of... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. One Magnificent Mile Center

20090068973 - Noise suppression apparatus: A noise suppression apparatus comprising: a complex signal generation unit configured to convert an intermediate frequency signal into a complex signal having a real part and an imaginary part, the intermediate frequency signal being obtained by frequency-converting a reception signal; a noise detection unit configured to detect whether or not... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090068974 - Multi-mode - multi-band direct conversion receiver with complex i and q channel interference mitigation processing for cancellation of intermodulation products: Multi-mode-multi-band direct conversion receiver with complex I and Q channel interference mitigation processing for cancellation of intermodulation products are described. In one embodiment, a method comprising over sampling of the entire receiver passband to acquire the IMP source signals that can generate IMPs within the SOI, using these signals to... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090068975 - Quadrature-input, quadrature-output, divider and phase locked loop, frequency synthesiser or single side band mixer: The present invention relates to a quadrature divider which may be used in a phase locked loop or frequency synthesiser or with a single side band mixer. According to a preferred embodiment the divider takes a quadrature input and has a quadrature output. The divider has four analog mixers 1,... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900

20090068976 - Filter circuit and communication semiconductor device using the same: The present invention intends to provide a filter circuit in which an area occupied by the circuit can be reduced by suppressing the scale of its circuit configuration while a predetermined vicinity disturbance wave rejection ratio is maintained and a communication semiconductor device using the same, the filter circuit filtering... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090068977 - Wireless security messaging model: Reducing power consumption and interference in wireless communication is provided. For example, in one embodiment, a method is provided that listens for radio frequency (“RF”) activity on a receiver utilizing a first receiver antenna. When no RF activity is detected the receiver is switched “on” and a command is transmitted.... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation

20090068978 - Voice-extending emergency response system: A system for providing emergency services in which a voice pendant provides voice signals to a corresponding radio-based voice-enabled base station which either (1) acoustically forwards the voice signals on to an existing base station or (2) forwards the voice signals on to an existing base station via a communications... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20090068980 - High-capacity packet-switched ring network: A system and method permit a customer obtaining communication services to modify account parameters governing terms on which that service is provided. Customer account parameters are stored in one or more databases and accessed by one or more servers. The customer, upon accessing the communication service, is provided with an... Agent: Mr. S. H. Dworetsky At&t Corp.

20090068979 - Providing real time call log data to a remote call log for calls to and from a mobile communications apparatus: Methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer program products provide call data associated with calls to and from a mobile communications apparatus. The call data supports a web-accessible call log feature that presents a summary of calling activity to a subscriber of communication services. The method involves completing a call to or... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090068981 - Charging efficiency: A method for performing charging in a telecommunications system, comprising: storing at a subscriber information store subscription information including charging arrangement information indicative of the charging arrangement for a first communication terminal operating in the telecommunications system; providing by means of packet data interface apparatus packet data communication services to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090068982 - Mobile wallet and digital payment: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates securing a wireless digital transaction. A terminal component can receive a portion of data related to a payment for at least one of a good or a service. A mobile device can include at least one mobile payment... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090068983 - Advertising-based wireless solutions: For every one hundred dollars we receive in advertising funding from a company, six customers will save ten percent off their wireless phone bills. This will continue for as long as they are a subscriber to this service. In the case the customer chooses to unsubscribe or switch companies, either... Agent: Lawrence A. Sessum Iii

20090068984 - Method, apparatus, and system for controlling mobile device use: Method, apparatus and system for controlling usage of mobile devices. Supervisor users, such as parents and managers, are enabled to define usage-level based rule sets that are employed to limit mobile device use by targeted users, such as children and employees. The rule sets may be employed to control access... Agent: Law Office Of R. Alan Burnett

20090068987 - Centralized authentication system: Centralized authentication systems are provided. A representative system, among others, includes an authentication registration system, a content provider and an internet server. The mobile authentication registration system resides on a content provider, and is operable to receive a single identification number and password from a user independent of a platform... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090068985 - Method and apparatus for end-to-end mobile user security: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a controller to implement an Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) cryptosystem and manage a key exchange, authentication, and certificate exchange with a communication device also implementing the ECDH cryptosystem, wherein the server communicates over a... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090068986 - Methods and devices for establishing security associations and performing handoff authentication in communications systems: A method of providing secure communications between a base station, a relay station, and a mobile station in a communication network includes receiving, by the relay station, an unsolicited security key from the base station; receiving, by the relay station, a signaling message from the mobile station; and authenticating, by... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090068988 - Sim based authentication: A method of authentication in a communications network, said communications network comprising a network authentication server, a local authentication entity and a user terminal, said local authentication entity comprising a subscriber application and an authentication application, said method comprising the steps of: sending a request from the local authentication entity... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090068992 - Information delivery apparatus, information receiving apparatus, information delivery method, information receiving method and information delivery system: There is provided an information delivery apparatus including a receiving portion to receive location information of a mobile communication terminal at a given time and acquired date and time of the location information from the terminal, an event information storage portion to store event information including an event place, date... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090068989 - Method for exchanging requests between the computer application of a mobile terminal and an instantaneous messaging server: e

20090068990 - Mobile communication terminal and schedule managing method therein: A mobile communication terminal that enables automatic registration of a schedule using a received text message, and a schedule managing method therein are provided. The method includes determining, upon reception of a text message having a body, whether a date is included in the body of the text message extracting,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090068991 - Systems, methods, network elements and applications for modifying messages: m

20090068993 - Using proximity information to dynamically change greeting messages on a mobile telephony device: The present invention discloses a solution for delivering customized greeting messages to callers. In the solution, a call can be received from a remote device. A greeting message that is to be conveyed to the remote device due to a failure of a receiving party to answer the call can... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20090068994 - Administration of wireless systems: Systems and methods for are provided for administration a mobile wireless client with more than one wireless servers. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Research In Motion Corp/slw Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090068997 - Apparatus and methods for over the air provisioning of a single pdp context mobile communications device: A mobile communications device and registration servar and methods of use thereof. The mobile communications device comprises means for establishing a first data context and means for establishing a second data context. The first data context is established to transmit a request for parameters from the mobile communications device to... Agent: The Danamraj Law Group, P.C.

20090068995 - Mobile video dating service: A method includes sending media clips provided by date candidates to a device of a seeker for viewing by the seeker, receiving a selection of a candidate from the seeker device, sending a media clip provided by the seeker to a device of the selected candidate for playing and facilitating... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20090068996 - System and method for sharing a sip communication service identifier: A method for providing a user agent (UA) with service identification data. The method includes an application server (AS) transmitting Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) data. The SIP data comprises an identifier of the AS and a service identifier for at least one service supported by the AS. The method further... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090068999 - Method and system for provisioning a wireless device: A method and system for controlling the provisioning of a device with information for accessing services of a wireless service provider via a wireless network is provided. The provisioning system initially stores automatic provisioning information on the device that includes the identification of wireless service providers that have the capability... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft

20090068998 - Multi-operator telecommunication distribution of service content: A solution making it possible for one telecommunication network operator (10′) to act as intermediate distributor or administrator of a content provider (60) for a multitude of operators (20) is presented. The content provider (60) has a single relation to the central operator (10′), in turn having relations to other... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090069000 - Method of enabling the downloading of content: A method of enabling a mobile device to access content relating to a user-selected portion of a web page, the method comprising: receiving a request for the content; generating an information element representative of the requested content, the information element being arranged to enable the mobile device to access the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090069001 - System and method for imei detection and alerting: A system and method for detecting and storing information regarding a mobile communications device within a mobile communications network. Initially, a first data record is received at a subscriber/device database comprising subscriber/device data. Next, a second data record is received at the subscriber/device database comprising additional subscriber/device data. A first... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP/at&t At&t Legal Department

20090069002 - System to provide entertainment in association with telecommunication service: A method to provide an entertainment service in connection with a telecommunication service includes transmitting by a remote control apparatus transmits a first control command to operate an electronic device providing an entertainment service to an electronic device while a user uses a telecommunication service, and transmitting a second control... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090069003 - Apparatus and method for supporting multicast and broadcast service in a broadband wireless access (bwa) system: An apparatus and a method for providing a MultiCast and BroadCast Service (MCBCS) in a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) system are provided. The method includes receiving a message comprising information relating to a broadcast channel which carries a service guide, from a Base Station (BS), receiving service guides relating to... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090069005 - Configuring signaling radio bearer information in a user equipment protocol stack: In accordance with the teachings described herein, systems and methods are provided for configuring signaling radio bearer information in a user equipment protocol stack. A wireless network may be used that includes a radio access network for transmitting information between a user equipment device and a core network. An instruction... Agent: Joseph M. Sauer Jones Day Reavis & Pogue

20090069004 - Method and apparatus for load balancing in a wireless communication network: A method, system, and apparatus for communication in wireless communication network having an Access Service Network-controller (ASN-controller) communicating with plurality of Base Stations (BSs). The method includes reading one or more reports of plurality of reports received from the plurality of BSs. The plurality of reports comprise spare capacity information... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC

20090069006 - Method for remotely logging diagnostic monitoring data for mobile telecommunication network: The present invention relates, in general, to a method for remotely logging diagnostic monitoring message data on a mobile telecommunication network and, more particularly, to a method for remotely logging diagnostic monitoring message data on a mobile telecommunication network, which, in measuring equipment for diagnosing abnormal service in the mobile... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20090069007 - Measurement control based on rbs processing capability: A telecommunication system includes one or more radio access network controllers and one or more radio base stations. A radio access network controller supervises the operation of a radio base station. To facilitate the supervision process, the radio access network controller receives a measurement capacity report from the radio base... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090069008 - Situational bandwidth allocation in spectral reuse transceiver: A situational or flexible bandwidth management system which enables management applications to control the allocation of bandwidth in a cellular network of spectral reuse transceivers based on network conditions.... Agent: Feldmangale, P.A.

20090069009 - Determining processor occupancy of a cluster of home location registers: Methods and computer readable mediums are provided for determining the processor occupancy of a cluster of HLR registers. A deterministic-based performance model is utilized to determine the processor occupancy based on a number of nodes in the cluster, a number of call attempts per unit time, a number of autonomous... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090069011 - Method for time-stamping a message based on a recipient location: A method time-stamps an electronic message in accordance with information about the time zone in which the intended recipient resides where the message is originally received by a message center in a time zone different from the intended recipient.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090069010 - Mobile communication system, local subscriber information management device, and communication information management method: The unnecessarily increase of the information amount of subscriber information retained by a local subscriber information management device is prevented even if the number of subscribers increases, so that the limit of the number of subscribers is extended to support the increasing number of subscribers without increasing the capacity of... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090069013 - Handover between radio networks: A communication system (100) comprises a core network (109) for routing data to and from radio networks. A first radio network supports a first air interface standard (e.g. UMTS) and comprises a first controller, such as an RNC (107), which can receive a handover preference message from the core network... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090069012 - Method and apparatus for cell handoff: A method for handoff between cells in a communication system includes the network sends a cell individual offset preset for a cell in the active set relative to each of its neighboring cells respectively to a terminal; after measuring the cell in the active set and its neighboring cells, the... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090069014 - Non-real-time selection of distributed dho nodes: The present invention relates to an arrangement adapted to be located in a network node, e.g. in a RNC, in a mobile communication network. The arrangement selects at least one diversity handover, DHO, node, that is to perform macro diversity functions, amongst the nodes of the mobile communication network comprising... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090069015 - Mobile communication system, base station control apparatus, mobile terminal and method for controlling handover: A mobile communication system that is possible to shorten time from a handover request to a handover completion and to perform a high-speed handover is described. The mobile communication system includes a plurality of base stations which is configured to make wireless communication with a mobile terminal through, and a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090069016 - Network and cell selection and reselection for long-term evolution inter-radio access network based on long-term evolution mobility driver grouping: A system is provided for selecting a cell to which to hand off a user equipment (UE). The system includes a processor programmed to promote evaluation of a plurality of mobility drivers for one or more neighbor cells of a cell serving the UE (user equipment). The processor programmed to... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090069017 - Mobile communication system, mobile station, and radio base station: When an HSDPA and an Enhanced Uplink are applied, a dedicated physical channel, a high speed dedicated physical control channel, and an enhanced dedicated physical control channel are made to follow only a TPC bit of a serving cell; and when a received power of an enhanced dedicated physical data... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090069018 - Method for supporting multiple diversified data applications with efficient use of network resources: To enable applications to share an established data connection, communication configuration parameters identified by a new application are compared to the parameters requested by applications already sharing the data connection. If there are no conflicts with exclusive configuration parameter(s) required by a new application, a union rule is applied to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090069019 - Mobile communication system, server apparatus, base station and mobile terminal: A mobile communication system that is possible to find a base station connectable with a mobile terminal efficiently is provided. A server apparatus, the base station and the mobile terminal used in the mobile communication system are also provided. The mobile communication system includes a mobile terminal, a plurality of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090069020 - Dynamic on-off spectrum access scheme to enhance spectrum efficiency: The following invention related to a dynamic on-off spectrum access scheme that will coordinate among different cells, sharing the same spectrum band and enhance spectrum efficiency. Based on the proposed scheme, in particular, the cells or sectors are classified to different types according to their geographical locations. Different types of... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090069026 - Apparatus and method for estimating carrier to interference and noise ratio in a mobile communication system based on fractional frequency reuse: An apparatus and method for estimating a carrier to interference and noise ratio (CINR) in a mobile communication system based on a fractional frequency reuse are provided. The method includes receiving a report on CINR information on a common zone from a mobile station (MS) allocated a restricted zone, calculating... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090069022 - Method and system for estimating channel of a mobile station in a communication system: A method of estimating a channel between a desired Mobile Station (MS) and a Base Transceiver Station (BTS) antenna of a one of a plurality of sectors of a BTS. The method includes receiving a composite signal at the BTS antenna. The composite signal comprises a desired MS signal and... Agent: Beceem Communications, Inc.

20090069021 - Method and system for monitoring and switching between a first uplink signal processing circuit and a second uplink signal processing circuit: An uplink signal processing system and method of operating the same includes a primary signal processing circuit generating a primary output signal and a secondary signal processing circuit generating a secondary output signal. The uplink signal processing system includes a switch communicating with the primary signal processing circuit and the... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090069024 - Method for requesting bandwidth allocation and detecting service flow in communication system: A method for requesting bandwidth allocation by a mobile station in a communication system is provided. The mobile station detects at least one Connection IDentifier (CID), bandwidth allocation for which is to be requested, generates a bandwidth request header when the number of the at least one detected CID equals... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090069023 - Method for resource partition, assignment, transmission and reception for inter-cell interference migration in downlink of ofdm cellular systems: A resource division, allocation, and transmitting/receiving method of downlink for reducing inter-cell interference in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system are provided. Entire downlink radio resources are divided into a traffic resource group for a traffic channel and a control resource group for a control channel, the traffic resource group... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090069025 - Radio resource management in a radio telecommunication network: A telecommunication network comprises multiple radio cells (13-15) and a data base (12) which is linked to a multiple number of cells and which comprises information relative to the radio resources of each radio cell of the multiple numbers of cells. The data base is managed by a data base... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090069028 - Method and system for controlling station operation mode: A system for controlling a station operation mode is provided. The system for controlling a station operation mode, including: a distance information generation unit measuring a distance between a first communication station and a second communication station and generating distance information; a distance information comparison unit comparing the distance information... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090069029 - Method for an improved linear least squares estimation of a mobile terminal's location under los and nlos conditions and using map information: A linear least squares (LLS) estimator provides a low complexity estimation of the location of a mobile terminal (MT), using one of the fixed terminals (FTs) as a reference FT to derive a linear model. A method for selecting a reference FT is disclosed, which improves the location accuracy relative... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090069030 - Method for determination of location information in a communication system: A method for computer-aided operation of a communication system with a communication network, which has a plurality of network nodes, which are designed to interchange data with a number of terminals in the communication system, and in which the following steps are carried out: the terminals determine a first position... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090069027 - System and method for identification of communication devices: In one embodiment, a system for identifying a communication device includes a signal generator coupled to a transmit horn and a computing system coupled to a receive horn through a receiver. The signal generator is operable to generate an excitation waveform from the transmit horn such that the communication device... Agent: Baker Botts LLP

20090069031 - Delayed radio resource signaling in a mobile radio network: An implementation of a system, device and method for communicating location data of a mobile station, enhancing location data, optimally communicating Assistance Data, and/or reducing rebids of Measure Position Request messages in a wireless network.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090069032 - Dynamic measure position request processing in a mobile radio network: An implementation of a system, device and method for communicating location data of a mobile station, enhancing location data, optimally communicating Assistance Data, and/or reducing rebids of Measure Position Request messages in a wireless network.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090069035 - Device and method for tracking an accessed location of a network: A device comprises an analog signal port, a data packet port, and a control processor comprising circuitry to convert analog audio signals into the data packets and vice versa. The device further comprises an access control module to register network access locations and determine a perimeter within which the accessed... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20090069034 - Neighbor to neighbor relay in a geo-spatial environment: A method and system of neighbor to neighbor relay in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of managing a community network includes obtaining member data associated with a member of the community network, determining a location of the member based on the member data, storing the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090069033 - Wireless transmission duration and location-based services: The exemplary embodiments provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for managing location-based services provided via a wireless access point. A signal is received from a client device by at least one wireless access point. A distance the signal has traveled to the at least one... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20090069036 - Base station device: The uplink signal circuitry of the base station device includes an authenticating unit, an access right setup unit, and a changeover switch for changeover between the setup of the access right and the authentication process. When a user performs the operation of setting up the right to access to the... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.

20090069038 - Cross-platform messaging: Systems and methods are provided for displaying a short message service (SMS) message on user media equipment, in which the user media equipment includes a set-top box and a display. In some embodiments, the set-top box receives an SMS message, wherein the SMS message includes information identifying a triggering event... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20090069039 - Mobile telephone apparatus with remote access function for external network and remote access method for mobile communication system: In a mobile telephone apparatus, an information storing section stores information, and a control section receives a remote access request signal from an external network to access the information storing section.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090069037 - Sms shortcode allocation: A system, apparatus, and method are directed towards managing short code allocation policies across a plurality of different carriers for multiple applications. Each carrier provides to a centralized routing service a short code policy that includes an extension allocation policy. The extension allocation policy may specify whether the extensions are... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090069040 - System and method for providing commercial services over a wireless communication network: The inventive system provides real-time commercial services to users of mobile communication devices (MCDs) over a wireless communication network utilizing the short message service protocol (SMS). The inventive system establishes a dialog with a user of an MCD utilizing SMS to present the user with commercial service options and to... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090069041 - Scheduling information transfer: A base station can transmit scheduling unit to mobile device that can enhance mobile device functionality. To transmit the scheduling unit efficiently, the information can be broken down into manageable units. The broken down units can be organized into groupings that enable the units to be sent as a function... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090069043 - Method and apparatus for controlling transmission power in mobile communication system based on fractional frequency reuse: A method and apparatus for controlling a transmission (Tx) power in a mobile communication system based on fractional frequency reuse are provided. In a method of operating a base station (BS) for controlling the Tx power in the mobile communication system, the method includes receiving from neighboring BSs received signal... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090069042 - Outer loop transmit power control in wireless communication systems: Outer-loop power control methods and apparatus are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, a short-term block error rate is measured for a received signal, and a coarse adjustment to a target signal-to-interference ratio (SIR) is calculated as a function of the short-term block error rate, a target block error rate, and... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090069044 - Arranging data transfer for mobile mine device: The invention relates to a method of arranging data transfer between a moving mine vehicle and a control point. At least two wireless connections are established for the mine device, the connections being arranged via different base stations. Substantially the same data are transmitted using at least the two connections.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090069045 - Wrist-watch mobile phone: A wrist-watch mobile phone device which is recharged by body temperature to prevent from signal interruption includes a wrist-watch mobile phone unit which is applied in a cellular wireless communication system, and a wrist band which is assembled with the wrist-watch mobile phone unit. The mobile phone unit includes a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090069046 - Virtual paper reading device: A virtual paper reading device comprises a virtual paper reading device for viewing a document from a screen through a mobile device; wherein the document to be read has a size as an original size and an original printed page; a 3 axial sensor in the mobile device for sensing... Agent: Chien-kun Liu

20090069049 - Interfacing transaction cards with host devices: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for interfacing transaction cards with mobile devices. In some implementations, a method includes identifying the mobile host device in response to at least insertion of at least a portion of the card into a port of the mobile host device.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090069047 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for detecting wireless bypass in a communications network: Methods, systems, and computer program products for detecting wireless bypass in a communications network is described. In one embodiment, the method includes analyzing at least one of wireless signaling message traffic in a wireless communications network, financial information regarding wireless communications network subscriptions, and subscriber records maintained in the wireless... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20090069052 - Receiving broadcast signals using intelligent covers for mobile devices: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for receiving broadcast signals using intelligent covers. In some implementations, a cover for a consumer device includes side surfaces, a rear surface, a physical interface, a circuit, and a broadcast service card. The side surfaces and a rear surface form... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090069048 - Subscriber identity module card and terminal device having the same: A subscriber identity module (SIM) card to be mounted to a terminal device that includes a SIM interface unit, the SIM card including: a first terminal to output a control signal indicating that the SIM card is mounted to the terminal device when the SIM card is mounted to the... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090069050 - Updating mobile devices with additional elements: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for updating mobile devices with additional elements. In some implementations, a cover for a mobile device includes side surfaces, a rear surface, a physical interface, and a circuit. The side surfaces and the rear surface are configured to be adjacent... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090069051 - Wirelessly accessing broadband services using intelligent covers: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for wirelessly accessing broadband services using intelligent covers. In some implementations, a cover for a consumer device includes side surfaces, a rear surface, a physical interface, a circuit, and a broadband service card. The side surfaces and a rear surface... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090069053 - Apparatus for using a wireless communication base station in common: In the wireless communication base station sharing apparatus, a first signal combiner/distributor is connected to a main system duplexer through a first port, distributes a signal received through the first port to second and third ports, combines the signals received through the second and third ports according to the phases... Agent: Storm LLP

20090069055 - Antenna with cellular and point-to-point communications capability: An antenna includes one or more radiofrequency radiating elements for forming a radiofrequency beam and a point-to-point antenna for forming a point-to-point beam. The point-to-point element may be fixed with respect to the antenna's radome. Adjustment of the point-to-point element orientation may be achieved using the antenna mount to adjust... Agent: Welsh & Katz - Commscope, Inc.

20090069054 - Method and apparatus for linearly precoding downlink transmissions to reduce temporal variations in interference: According to one or more method and apparatus embodiments taught herein, network base stations reduce temporal variations in the interference perceived by mobile stations operating within the network by slowing down the rate at which they change or otherwise update the linear precoding settings applied to their transmitted Orthogonal Frequency... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090069056 - Mobile terminal with variable display control: A mobile terminal with display control is disclosed. A method of controlling a display screen in the mobile terminal includes recognizing an operation mode of the mobile terminal, wherein the operation mode is associated with displaying information on a display at a first display state with a display control expiration... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090069057 - Power-aware link adaptation with variable bandwidth allocation: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for reducing mobile terminal energy consumption during data transmissions by allocating resources and adapting link parameters in an energy-aware manner, based on throughput requirements and prevailing signal propagation conditions. A combination of transmit parameters designed to minimize the total energy consumed during data transmission is... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090069059 - Mobile communication terminal: Provided is a mobile communication terminal including an upper plate secured to a rear surface of an upper frame and having a first coupling shaft to which one side of a driving link is secured such that the upper frame is vertically guided, a middle frame including a first guide... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20090069058 - Sliding mechanism for portable appliances: The invention relates to a sliding mechanism for portable appliances, comprising a first appliance part, for example a lower shell, and a second appliance part, for example an upper shell, the lower shell and upper shell being mutually movably arranged such that they can occupy a first and a second... Agent: K.f. Ross P.C.

20090069060 - Clip-on wireless device with retractable ear piece: A clip-on wireless device for use with a mobile communications device by an operator wearing an article of upper-body clothing. The device includes a body having a housing and a clip connected to the housing. The body is light-weight so as to permit the body to the carried on the... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP US Bank Center

20090069062 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes a first antenna configured to receive power from the first circuit board housed in the first housing, a second antenna configured to receive power from the second circuit board housed in the second housing, a first signal cable configured to electrically connect the first circuit board... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090069061 - Protective housings for wireless transmission apparatus and associated methods: A housing for an apparatus for portable wireless transmission, the apparatus for portable wireless transmission having an antenna element arranged to be able to resonate at a particular highest resonant operating frequency to send/receive transmissions substantially in a significant radiating direction. The housing comprises one or more metal piece areas... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

  
03/05/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090061759 - Regenerative jammer with multiple jamming algorithms: A jammer for generating and transmitting RF broadband jamming signals for jamming one or more local RF receivers. The jammer includes a broadband antenna unit for receiving broadband RF jammer received signals from local transmitters and for transmission of regenerated broadband RF jamming signals to the local receivers. The jammer... Agent: David E. Lovejoy, Reg. No. 22,748

20090061760 - Reduced cost mobil satellite antenna system using a plurality of satellite transponders: A system for utilizing circular polarized signals to perform satellite communication to mobile users. The satellite includes transponders, each transponder providing linearly polarized signals and at least two orthogonal linear polarized transponders. A plurality of mobile users with a circularly polarized antenna for receiving signals from the satellite, and singly... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090061761 - Satellite receiver: The present invention provides a satellite receiver comprising a base, a rotation stand, an adjusting mechanism, and a positioning device. The base has an axis aperture and a first slot. The rotation stand is rotatably attached to the base through the axis aperture. The adjusting mechanism has a connection end... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090061762 - System and method for providing recording and playback of digital media content: A system and method for time-shifting a live broadcast, and facilitating the purchase of live or time-shifted broadcast content. The device records broadcast content being listened to by user, which gives the user the option to replay content. The device and method also provides a preview service that allows the... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20090061763 - Digital radio broadcast receiver, broadcasting methods and methods for tagging content of interest: A method for specifying content of interest using a digital radio broadcast receiver is described. A digital radio broadcast signal includes first audio content and first program data, wherein the first program data includes information identifying a first item, and includes second audio content and second program data, wherein the... Agent: Jones Day

20090061765 - Mobile terminal system and method for monitoring music program using music recognition: A mobile terminal, a system and a method for monitoring a music program using music recognition are provided. The mobile terminal includes: an input module for inputting, by a user, information of a music program to be monitored; a broadcast receiving module for receiving the input music program; a controller... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061764 - System and method for providing a radio-like experience: A method of distributing user-generated content may comprise incorporating user-generated content into a playlist of media elements according to the listener preference and providing the playlist to the listener. A method of distributing user generated content may also comprise receiving user-generated content, incorporating the user-generated content into a playlist of... Agent: Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated

20090061766 - Apparatus and method for channel estimation and echo cancellation in a wireless repeater: A system and method for channel estimation and echo cancellation in wireless system repeaters. A repeater with improved echo cancellation comprises an input radio control element having a receiving antenna and an output radio control element having a transmitting antenna; a power amplifier connected between the input radio control element... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061767 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication method capable of selecting an optimum relay station, while preventing degradation of the throughput. According to this wireless communication method, in a frame 2, a relay station (1) has a line quality being equal to or greater than Th and hence decides that the delay amount be... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090061768 - Mobile communication device: A mobile communication device capable of reducing a size of a proximity noncontact communication antenna and improving a proximity noncontact communication distance is provided. In a mobile communication device having both functions of a card function and a reader/writer function as a proximity noncontact communication and equipped with at least... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20090061772 - Apparatus for collecting environmental data and method of monitoring environment in real time: Provided are an apparatus for collecting environmental data and a method of monitoring an environment in real time. The apparatus for collecting environmental data includes a receiver for receiving an environmental data collection command from outside, a headset controller for interpreting the environmental data collection command received from the receiver,... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20090061770 - Bluetooth device with on-demand page scan: A Bluetooth device that includes a Bluetooth transceiver operatively configured to perform inquiry scans and page scans periodically during a standby mode, and to carry out communications during a connection state. The device further includes a Bluetooth controller for controlling operation of the transceiver, the controller being operatively configured to... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090061773 - Device isolation and data transfer for wireless memory: A method of enabling communication is described. The method comprises transmitting a channel identifier and an a socket identifier to an initiator responsive to performing a reset of the channel identifier and the socket identifier on one or more target devices. The method also comprises communicating with an identified target... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090061774 - Link adaptation and power control with consumed energy minimization: The invention relates to the control and adaptation of transmit parameters for wireless communication between a transmitter (TX) and at least one receiver (RX) to provide joint power and link adaptation. A basic idea of the invention is to collectively determine the transmit duration (T) and transmit power (P) of... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090061769 - Methods and devices for automatic multiple pairing of bluetooth devices: The described methods and devices provide a more user-friendly solution to the problem of pairing and connecting multiple devices to a Bluetooth accessory. The paired device list of the Bluetooth accessory is check to determine the most recently paired devices having particular Bluetooth profiles, for example, a hands free profile... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090061771 - Methods of reconfiguring sector coverage in in-building communications system: In an in-building wireless communications network, a weighted sum of a downlink signal from two relevant base station interfaces (BSIs) is transmitted by a radio transceiver transitioning between two sectors. During a transition period, the weight of the combined downlink signal is adjusted gradually to simulate a smooth shift in... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090061775 - Systems and methods for multiport communication distribution: Various systems and methods for distributing multiple Bluetooth data streams are discussed herein. As one example, a method for communicably coupling a single point Bluetooth device to multiple Bluetooth devices is taught. The method includes providing a multiport Bluetooth distributor that includes two or more Bluetooth protocol interfaces and a... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)

20090061776 - Communication terminal and communication service decision method: An object of the invention is to present service selection to the user immediately when it is made possible to realize a new service with a communication terminal of an associated party. A communication terminal 100 enables the user to use a communication service using a peripheral equipment within a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090061777 - Apparatus and method for modulating an amplitude, phase or both of a periodic signal on a per cycle basis: An apparatus for wireless communications is disclosed including a signal generator adapted to generate a substantially periodic signal including a plurality of cycles, and a modulator adapted to modulate an amplitude, a phase or both the amplitude and the phase of the periodic signal on a per cycle basis. In... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090061778 - Method and system for fractional frequency reuse in a wireless communication network: A method and system for fractional frequency reuse in a communication network. A plurality of fractional frequency reuse modes for wireless communication are defined in which each of the modes are associated with a corresponding group of wireless communication tones assigned to one of a plurality of power levels. Communication... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.

20090061779 - Method for addressing user location errors in a cognitive radio system: A cognitive radio (CR) system (102) includes CR units (108, 110) that determine and update location-based system operating parameters to avoid interference with other systems operating in the same frequency band. Operational Location Uncertainty region and Allowed Location Error regions can be applied. The CR unit trades off between both,... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090061780 - Wireless communication device and signal detection circuit: A wireless communication device includes: a wireless communication unit that is configured to: perform a wireless communication in a first mode using a first frequency band serving as a first communication channel; and perform the wireless communication in a second mode using a second frequency band including the first communication... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090061781 - Techniques for controlling a radio processor in a mobile computing device: Techniques for controlling a radio processor for a mobile computing device are described. An apparatus may comprise a mobile computing device to support cellular voice communication, wireless data communication and computing capabilities, the mobile computing device including an applications processor coupled to a radio processor. The applications processor may include... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090061782 - Method for measuring multiple parameters of a signal transmitted by a signal generator: A method is disclosed for measuring one or more parameters of a signal generated by a signal generator. The method employs capturing and analyzing a train of data packets or other forms of signals from a single transmission to obtain measured values for the one or more parameters. The obtained... Agent: Vedder Price P.C.

20090061783 - Access point, mobile station for wireless communication system, and method for controlling the same: An access point (AP) and a mobile station in a wireless communication system and a method of controlling the same are provided. A method of controlling an AP in a wireless communication system includes: determining whether a transmission of a control message is needed; transmitting the control message via a... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090061784 - Antenna training and tracking protocol: A particular communications protocol is used for antenna training to accomplish directional communications in a wireless communications network. In some embodiments, pertinent information for various requests, responses, and status reports, is included in information elements.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090061785 - Scalable decoder and scalable decoding method: A scalable decoder capable of avoiding deterioration in subjective quality of a listener. The scalable decoder for decoding core layer encoding data and extension layer encoding data including an extension layer gain coefficient, wherein a voice analysis section detects variation in power of a core layer decoding voice signal being... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090061786 - Wireless reception apparatus, wireless transmission apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless reception method, wireless transmission method, and wireless communication method: The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method capable of achieving closed loop MIMO communications, using reduced feedback, without a loss in system performance. In one embodiment of the present invention, a phase-rotated right handed singular vector matrix is derived from an estimation result of a MIMO channel... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090061788 - Electromagnetic signal transceiving apparatus and method using polarized component modulation: This present invention provides an electromagnetic signal transceiving apparatus and method using polarized component modulation. The apparatus comprises a transmitting terminal and a receiving terminal, a transmitting terminal comprises an operation interface, an electromagnetic signal generation unit, a logic operation unit, a first polarized component and a second polarized component.... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090061789 - Polypod antenna: Embodiments of the present invention include antennas for transmitting and receiving electromagnetic signals. The antennas are configured to transmit a first electromagnetic signal at full power via a first set of radiating elements and to transmit the first electromagnetic signal at an attenuated power via a second set of radiating... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP

20090061787 - Transceiver, rf-transceiver, communication system and method for transferring control packets: The present invention refers to an RF-transceiver and to a communication system. The invention is also related to a method for transmitting and processing control packets, particularly control packets transmitted by a baseband device to an RF-transceiver.... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC

20090061790 - Radio having adjustable resonant circuits: A radio circuit includes a mixing module, a first adjustable resonant circuit and a second adjustable resonant circuit. The mixing module is coupled to mix a first signal having a first carrier frequency with a second signal having a second carrier frequency to produce a mixed signal having a frequency... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090061791 - Diversity control method: A diversity control method of selecting a plurality of antennas having directivities and disposed in different directions is disclosed. At least two antennas are selected from the plurality of antennas. First diversity control of comparing strengths of reception powers of the selected at least two antennas is performed. One antenna... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090061793 - Authorized transmission of navigation assistance: Embodiments provide an apparatus, a system, a device, and a method. A method includes automatically providing data indicative of a location of a first mobile wireless communications device from the first mobile wireless communications device to a second mobile wireless communications device in response to respective human-user imitated authorizations exchanged... Agent: Searete LLC

20090061792 - Trail beacon system to prevent becoming lost in unfamiliar terrain: A trail marking system consisting of a plurality of identical beacon units, each capable of communicating with another unit. The beacon units contain audible and visible signaling devices that may be used independently or in combination. The units are designed to be deployed along a path of ingress into unfamiliar... Agent: Williams G. Sykes

20090061794 - Hinge assemblies for electronic devices: A handheld communication device may comprise a first housing including a first keypad, a main printed circuit board, and a battery. A second housing may include at least one display, and the first and second housings may be rotatable relative to one another. The device may comprise a hinge barrel... Agent: Prass LLP

20090061795 - Wireless architecture for 60ghz: A device has an RF mixer, an IF mixer module, a single synthesizer, a frequency divider, a single side band mixer and a frequency quadrupler. The single synthesizer generates a signal to the IF mixer module, the frequency divider, and the single side band mixer. The single side band mixer... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090061796 - Antenna arrangement: A multi-part, distributed antenna arrangement including: an antenna element as a first part; and a semiconductor chip as a second part, separated from the first part, wherein the semiconductor chip comprises integrated radio frequency circuitry and a coupling element for wirelessly coupling the integrated radio frequency circuitry with the antenna... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090061797 - Mobile transmitter and transmitting method thereof: Provided is a mobile transmitter and a transmitting method thereof. The mobile transmitter includes a transmission circuit and a control circuit. The transmission circuit selectively operates as a polar transmitter or a direct-conversion transmitter. The control circuit controls an operation of the transmission circuit based on the level of an... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20090061798 - Power consumption management based on receiver parameter and method for use therewith: An integrated circuit (IC) includes an RF receiver having an AGC module that generates an automatic gain control (AGC) signal based on a strength of a received signal, and a low noise amplifier that amplifies the received signal based on the AGC signal. A processing module generates a power mode... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090061799 - Device, system, and method of power saving in wireless network: Device, system, and method of power saving in wireless network. For example, a method includes: receiving from a wireless access point a wireless communication signal indicting wireless network load information represented as a value of a parameter in a Basic Service Set load information element, wherein the parameter comprises a... Agent: Empk & Shiloh ,llp

20090061800 - Multi-input multi-output transceiver with power consumption management based on receiver parameter and method for use therewith: An integrated circuit (IC) includes a plurality of RF receivers for receiving a corresponding one of a plurality of received signals. Each of the plurality of the RF receivers includes an AGC module that generates an automatic gain control (AGC) signal based on the strength of the corresponding one of... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090061801 - Fm tuner: Adjacent interference is reliably detected in an FM tuner. A receiving field strength judgment circuit (102) compares a reception field strength signal SM-DC input from an S-meter circuit (92) and a reference voltage Vref2, and outputs a receiving strength judgment signal SRE. An SD band judgment circuit (104) uses a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090061802 - Receiver having multipath equalizer: An FM receiver includes a receiving unit that receives a signal from a broadcasting station and outputs a receiving signal, an equalizer that equalizes the receiving signal by using a calculated weight, and obtains an equalized output signal, a demodulator that demodulates the equalized output signal to reproduce the signal... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090061803 - Differential to single-ended conversion for radio frequency devices: In an exemplary embodiment, a circuit is disclosed comprising a plurality of inputs, each input to receive a radio frequency waveform from a plurality of differential input waveforms having different phases; and an inverter circuit to invert a waveform from the plurality of differential inputs waveforms to a substantially same... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090061804 - Frequency synthesizer applied to a digital television tuner: A frequency synthesizer applied to a digital television tuner includes: a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), a phase locked loop (PLL), a frequency divider unit, and a multiplexer. The maximum oscillated frequency of the VCO is twice its minimum frequency. The PLL controls and locks the VCO output frequency by a... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090061806 - Band switch control apparatus for intermediate frequency filter: A band-switch control apparatus for an intermediate-frequency filter comprising: an adjacent interference-signal detecting unit for detecting an adjacent interference-signal, having a frequency adjacent to the desired frequency, superimposed on a reception signal having a frequency tuned to a desired frequency; a modulation-degree detecting unit for detecting a modulation degree of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090061805 - Rf receiver and method for removing interference signal: An RF receiver and a method by which the RF receiver removes interference signals are provided. The RF receiver includes a first signal processor which detects an undesired signal from RF signals received through a channel, to convert the phase of the detected signal; and a second signal processor which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090061807 - Radio receiver and method for receiving and playing signals from multiple broadcast channels: A radio receiver may comprise a receiver adaptable for receiving a plurality of broadcast streams over a plurality of broadcast channels, wherein the receiver will attempt to receive a selected broadcast stream on a selected broadcast channel, and if the selected broadcast stream is not receivable on the selected broadcast... Agent: Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated

20090061808 - Adaptive rf canceller system and method: An adaptive electromagnetic wave canceling system and method for canceling an electromagnetic interference (EMI) signal generated from an EMI signal source, from a broadband signal being received by a receiver. In one implementation an adaptive canceller subsystem is used that directly receives the EMI signal and a sample of the... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC

20090061809 - Methods and apparatus to implement receiver linearity enhancement: Methods and apparatus to implement receiver linearity enhancement are described. One example method includes controlling receiver gain by determining a level of a received signal that is to be provided to a radio frequency component; determining if the level of the received signal would cause the radio frequency components internally... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090061810 - Frequency multiplier device: A frequency multiplier device comprises a first signal combiner having a first port for receiving a first input signal having a first frequency f1 and a second port for receiving a second input signal having a second frequency f2, the first signal combiner configured to provide an output signal having... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20090061811 - Multi-frequency synthesizing apparatus and method for multi-band rf receiver: A frequency synthesizing apparatus and method for a multi-band radio frequency (RF) receiver is provided. The frequency synthesizing apparatus includes a simple circuit configuration with a single SSB mixer and thus, may synthesize six high frequency signals. Signals to be inputted into the SSB mixer include a first signal and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090061812 - Multipulse/multitone mixing receiver: An apparatus adapted for measuring the properties of periodic signals and a method for making such measurements is disclosed. The apparatus includes a LO signal generator, a mixer, a low pass filter and an output device. The LO signal generator generates an LO signal comprising a fundamental frequency ωLO and... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20090061813 - Cellular telephone with automatic redial capability: A mobile device and method in one example for automatically redialing a dialed number when a call has failed is provided. The mobile device stores the dialed number when the call is initially being placed. If the call fails, the mobile device determines if a call retry service should be... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090061814 - Communication device and management apparatus thereof: A communication device (for instance, a portable terminal device) uses a recording medium (UIM) storing specific user information. The communication device is provided with a processing unit (CPU) for acquiring the user information from the recording medium, a registration unit (UIM information registration area) for registering the user information acquired... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090061817 - Carried-forward service units and commoditization thereof: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for rolling over unused credits. An available number of service units is provided during a billing cycle. The number of service units consumed during the billing cycle is compared to the available number of service units. When service units remain at an end of... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061815 - Methods and platforms for refreshing a pre-paid account upon demand by a user: Methods and pre-paid platforms are provided to allow a user of a communication device that has a pre-paid account to submit an electronic request for a refresh of the account. The request is presented within a message sent to an address of an entity in control of the account. The... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061816 - Network controlled classification of service tariff class: The present invention provides a solution to prevent customers from misusing of telecommunication services and to enable measures to charge customers for actual used services in case of misuse. The present invention also provides a solution to offer personalized content services. Hereto a user identity, a user equipment Identity and/or... Agent: Michaelson & Associates

20090061818 - Methods and platforms for refreshing a pre-paid account upon detecting the occurrence of a refresh triggering event: Methods and pre-paid platforms are provided to detect the occurrence of a refresh triggering event as specified by a refresh trigger rule and to then refresh the pre-paid account in accordance with a refresh completion rule. The refresh triggering event may be one or more of a variety of event... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061819 - Method and apparatus for controlling access and presence information using ear biometrics: A method and apparatus control the operations of an audio device by obtaining by the audio device biometric information about an ear of a user; identifying the user by processing the biometric information; and controlling the operation of the audio device in response to the identification of the user. Also,... Agent: John C. Moran, Attorney, P.C.

20090061822 - Method and apparatus for multiterminal support using bluetooth based audio gateway: Disclosed herein is a system for configuring and setting up a one to one communication correspondence between a headset and a mobile device. The authentication PIN allows communication of the headset with only those devices that are authenticated using the PIN. A first software application and a second software application... Agent: Ashok Tankha Of Counsel, Lipton, Weinberger & Husick

20090061820 - Method and system of communication using extended sequence number: Described is a method by mobile equipment to communicate with a network. The method includes receiving a network authentication token having a first message authentication code, an authentication message field and a first extended sequence number that includes a first hardware identifier and first sequence number, and authenticating the network... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090061823 - Mobile terminal and method of selecting lock function: A mobile terminal and a method of selecting a lock function thereof are provided. The method of selecting a lock function of a mobile terminal having a touch screen includes: measuring, when at least one touch occurs on the touch screen, at least one of a pressure, a current, and... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061821 - Pico cell home mode operation: Identification of radio coverage of a mobile station (MS) via a pico cell, such as an IP-BTS in a user premises (e.g. residence or business customer location), enables a mobile/wireless service provider to differentiate between coverage under a pico cell and coverage under a macro network. In a disclosed example,... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090061824 - Messaging with media integration: Techniques involving messaging applications are disclosed. For example, an apparatus may include a communications interface module and a messaging module. The communications interface module may receive an incoming message of a conversation thread that is originated by a remote device. The incoming message includes a text portion and an attached... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090061825 - Techniques for group messaging on a mobile computing device: Techniques for group messaging on a mobile computing device are described. An apparatus may comprise a message server to communicate messages between multiple mobile computing devices. The message server may have a group message management module to establish a group messaging session between the multiple mobile computing devices. The group... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090061826 - System and method for interrupt control on a handheld device: An interrupt message is sent over one of a plurality of transport mediums from a first mobile device to a second mobile device. The interrupt message may include a first mobile device identifier associated with a transport medium that is independent of the plurality of transport mediums. Upon receipt of... Agent: Paul E. Franz, Esq. Jones Day - North Point

20090061828 - Systems and methods for providing enhanced voicemail services: Methods for provisioning and initializing visual voicemail services on a mobile device, setting or changing a voicemail greeting for visual voicemail service, changing a password for accessing visual voicemail service, setting or changing a recorded name for a visual voicemail service, managing incoming voicemail messages for a visual voicemail system,... Agent: At&t Corp.

20090061827 - Voicemail system for a handheld device: A voicemail system utilizing a wireless handheld device with a suitable user interface for presenting voice messages and email messages is disclosed. Voice messages are received over a wireless network, and stored on the handheld device. Upon receipt of a voice message, the handheld device records the audio message in... Agent: Smart And Biggar

20090061831 - Mobile remittances/payments: A method and a system for mobile remittance and/or payment are provided. Example embodiments may include receiving a request, at a financial entity and from a first party, to remit an amount from an account, associated with the first party to a mobile phone number associated with a second party;... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20090061829 - System and method for media selection: At a mobile station (102), an indication (111, 114, 116, 118) is received of at least one ambient condition. Based at least in part upon the indication of the at least one ambient condition, a media selection is determined. The media selection is then presented to a user at the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090061830 - System and method for requesting asynchronous file downloads to a cellular pervasive device from a website: The present invention is a system and method for requesting asynchronous file downloads to a cellular pervasive device from a website. Because cell phones have enough bandwidth and storage space to download the file and store the file, the present invention provides the ability to schedule asynchronous downloads to a... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090061832 - System and method for wireless call parking: A system and method for parking an incoming call. User input is received on a wireless device to park the incoming call. The incoming call is parked. An announcement is played to the caller. The incoming call is connected to facilitate a communication between a user and the caller in... Agent: Ip Department Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090061835 - Method and system of providing event content sharing by mobile communication devices: An approach is disclosed for providing sharing of content relating to an event. Detection of a plurality of mobile communication devices within a predetermined location is performed. An event is identified corresponding to the predetermined location and a current time. The mobile communication devices are notified to enable exchange of... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090061834 - Methods and apparatus for location-based services in wireless networks: Methods and systems are provided for the display of location-based of information in the form of a website including custom content based on the location of the mobile unit. The system allows an administrator to logically partition an environment into a plurality of spatial regions. The method then includes specifying,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090061833 - System, method and device to use messaging to implement programmatic actions: A mobile computing device may be configured to process a message may be incoming into or outgoing from the mobile computing device. A trigger may be detected in association with the message, and the trigger may be associated with an operation. The mobile computing device may automatically perform or initiate... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP

20090061836 - 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

20090061837 - Audio file interface: Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for providing an audio file interface. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes, while playing an audio file on a mobile device and displaying a current view in a user interface of the mobile device, receiving first user input requesting that an... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090061838 - Mobile device with multiple operating systems and method for sharing a wireless communication module between operating systems thereof: A mobile device capable of running at least two operating systems (OS), and a method for sharing a wireless communication module between the operating systems are provided. A hardware controller is configured to communicate between the two operating systems. First, a first operating system encodes an instruction into a first... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090061840 - Carrier configuration at activation: Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for providing telecommunications carrier configuration at activation of a mobile device. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes receiving a request for activation of a mobile device, and during activation of the mobile device, determining for the mobile device a telecommunications carrier... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090061839 - System and method for activating services on a wireless device: A system and method for activating services on a wireless device are provided that improve a user's experience and ease of activation/provisioning of services for the wireless device by providing a new provisioning channel for service activations. A user is simply required to input a short activation code(s) into the... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)

20090061841 - Media out interface: Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for providing a media out interface. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes, at a host device, detecting a mobile device coupled to the host device, and displaying on a display device coupled to the host device an interface including interface elements,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090061842 - Apparatus and method for interference cancellation in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for interference cancellation in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving channel information from one or more terminals; classifying the terminals into terminals interfered by a neighbor cell and terminals not interfered by the neighbor cell based on the channel information of... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061847 - Mobile radio communications device and method of control: The present invention provides for a mobile radio communications device arranged for communication by way of a mobile radio communications network, and by way of one of a plurality of frequencies, the mobile radio communications device having control means arranged to allow for a period of inter-frequency measurement within the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090061846 - Rf circuit switching circuit: The RF circuit switching circuit includes N/2 first RF transfer switches connected to N input wirings, N/2 second RF transfer switches connected to N output wirings and N internal connection routes including internal wirings or a combination of a plurality of third RF transfer switches and a plurality of internal... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090061844 - System and method for collecting, archiving, and accessing data on base transceiver station performance: The present invention is in the field of base station and network infrastructure maintenance. One embodiment is a method, comprising: collecting base transceiver station performance data into a performance analysis and data collection application; transmitting the base transceiver station performance data wirelessly to a mobile application on a mobile device;... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090061843 - System and method for measuring the speech quality of telephone devices in the presence of noise: A system and method for measuring speech quality of a mobile telephone device in the presence of noise is provided. In one embodiment the method may comprise determining a test speech volume, which that comprises the speech volume that results in the best speech quality provided by the telephone device... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC

20090061845 - Systems and methods for mobile phone validation: A method for validating the operational characteristics of a mobile phone is provided. The message may include sending a message from the mobile phone to network testing equipment. This message may alert the network testing equipment that a debug state of the mobile phone is enabled. The method may also... Agent: Weiss & Arons, LLP

20090061848 - Method of categorising speed of a terminal system and apparatus therefor: A method of categorising speed of a terminal (202) in a wireless communications network (116) comprises monitoring a first factor associated with allocation of a radio-frequency (RF) resource that is not related to mobility of the terminal (202). The first factor is then offset against a second factor, the second... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20090061852 - Automobile wireless door opener and ignition starter by cellular device: The problem of being able to use in a practical way a single communication and remote control device, instead of requiring the use of multiple communication and multiple remote control devices for communication and automobile door opener and or ignition starters, is solved by this invention. A wireless signal is... Agent: Kamilo Feher

20090061850 - Cordless phone system with data retrieving capability using wireless technology: A cordless phone system 100 for performing data retrieval from a wireless network through a wireless phone is disclosed. The cordless phone system 100 comprises a phone base apparatus 110 and a handset apparatus 140. The phone base apparatus 110 comprises a communication interface 111 for coupling to a PSTN,... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900

20090061851 - Paging user devices in a wireless access network: Providing paging controls for mobile communication is described herein. By way of example, the paging controls can comprise paging occasions of a wireless signal determined from a formula based on an integer raised to a function of a constant power (e.g., 2̂K or 2̂(K−L), where K and/or L are constant).... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090061849 - Reducing co-interference on a multi-radio platform: A wireless communications device in a first network with contention-based access may send a special frame to one or more other devices in the first network, informing them that it will not be available to receive any transmissions during a specified time period. The frame may also specify a delay... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090061853 - Communication devices that utilize various communication networks to satisfy communication needs of device applications: Communication devices may utilize services of multiple communication networks to obtain service for the various applications that the communication device provides. The communication device and/or one or more communication networks may determine which network is best suited to each application based on dynamic information regarding the service provided by each... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061854 - Method and system for providing roaming intelligence (ri) to a host network operator for its roaming traffic: The present invention provides a method for facilitating roaming management of a host network. The method includes obtaining at a gateway associated with the host network, signaling messages of one or more roamers. The roamers are subscribers of either the host network or one or more non-host networks. The method... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20090061855 - Dynamic ggsn relocation in a gprs network: A communication system is described herein which has at least two compact “network-in-a-box” systems which are configured such that when a mobile station roams from a first radio coverage area supported by a first compact system into a second radio coverage area supported by a second compact system then packets... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090061857 - Determining capability to provide dynamic local time updates in a prepaid terminating call: A method and system for setting a charging rate for a terminating call to a prepaid mobile subscriber in a telecommunications network is provided. A query from a GMSC to a mobile subscriber's HLR returns information from a VMSC where the mobile subscriber is registered, including local time information for... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061856 - Peak off-peak rating for prepaid terminating calls: A method and system for setting a charging rate for a terminating call to a prepaid mobile subscriber in a telecommunications network is provided. A query from a GMSC to a mobile subscriber's HLR returns information from a VMSC where the mobile subscriber is registered, including local time information for... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061860 - Predictive intelligence: The present invention provides a method for facilitating roaming tests for a host network. The method includes creating a fake profile via a gateway associated with the host network for a roaming subscriber at a Mobile Switching Center (MSC)/Visiting Location Register (VLR). The MSC/VLR is associated with at least one... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20090061859 - Providing and charging for data services in roaming network environments: A method provides detecting a roaming operator by a mobile communications device, where the mobile communications device is associated with a home operator; receiving a data service, by the mobile communications device, provided by the roaming operator independent of the home operator; sending information, from the mobile communications device, to... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090061861 - Scheme for providing regulatory compliance in performing network selection in a foreign country: In one embodiment, a scheme is disclosed for network selection in a user equipment (UE) device. A determination is made that a network identified by a received network identity code is an equivalent home network with respect to a subscriber identity associated with the UE device. Responsive to that determination,... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./d&e Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090061858 - System and method to manage communication handoff: A method for reducing a failure of a handoff to a home base station (HBS) is provided. The method includes a user device promoting initiating a handoff request. Responsive to receiving the handoff request from the user device, a mobile switching center (MSC) requests a hub HBS for the user... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061866 - Apparatus and method for power saving in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for power saving in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes performing scheduling considering a channel state of at least one MS located in a service area during an ith scheduling interval, confirming if there is an MS not to be selected at an... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061867 - Method for controlling channel re-selection: A method for re-selecting control channels in a mobile station reduces the use of resources by limiting an evaluation of candidate control channels to those channels which satisfy certain criteria and are deemed to be eligible control channels. As a consequence, resources are not spent on attempting to re-select a... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon

20090061865 - Method for fast recovery of normal services: A method for fast recovery of normal services on repeatedly traversed routes is disclosed. A mobile device searches for recent cell information when the mobile device loses normal services. When the recent cell information is found, the mobile device may retrieve designated cells information associated with the recent cell information.... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090061864 - Mobile communication system and cell searching method thereof: A mobile communication system and cell searching method of the mobile communication network is provided for simplifying a synchronization process required for selecting a target cell. The cell searching method for a mobile communication system includes transmitting, at a base station, a first synchronization signal of a first slot of... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090061862 - Peer to peer service discovery sharing: If the mobile station (101) locates a peer it will request network metadata and may obtain location related services or service lists. The mobile station (101) negotiates with one of more peers (103) to share the work load of background scanning for network services. After successful negotiation, any peers in... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090061863 - Terminal device control server and method therefor: An apparatus and a method for a terminal device control server. The terminal device control server collecting, storing and providing information (i.e. device intelligence) relating to a plurality of terminal devices in a mobile communication network. A policy based control mechanism can be used in conjunction with one or more... Agent: Osha Liang LLP / Vincent

20090061868 - Decisionmaking for dynamic local time updates in a prepaid terminating call: A method and system for setting a charging rate for a terminating call to a prepaid mobile subscriber in a telecommunications network is provided. A query from a GMSC to a mobile subscriber's HLR returns information from a VMSC where the mobile subscriber is registered, including local time information for... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061869 - Policy based mobile-ip address selection and assignment: A method for imposing a communication policy for a mobile node. During Mobile-IP (MIP) registration for the mobile node, when a MIP home agent sends an access request to an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) server, the AAA server will select a pool of IP addresses corresponding with a communication... Agent: Sprint

20090061870 - Use of position data to select wireless access point: A mobile computing device comprises a radio frequency transceiver, a memory, and processing circuit. The radio frequency transceiver is configured to communicate with wireless access points. The memory is configured to store position data representative of a position of the mobile computing device and wireless access point data for a... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090061873 - Active service redirection for a private femto cell: A femto cell at a customer premises, such as an IP-based femto Base Transceiver System (IP-BTS), can be configured as a “private access” node intended to service a limited set of mobile stations. However, mobile stations not associated with the private femto cell may acquire and lock onto the femto... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090061872 - Apparatus and method for sharing and assigning multiple numbers to a communication device: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to associate two or more phone numbers with two or more phone bills, where the controller is adapted to send outgoing phone calls and receive incoming phone calls on multiple telephone... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090061871 - Base station neighbor list optimization: A method, information processing system, and wireless communication system for optimizing neighbor lists. A set of target communication sectors (240, 242) are identified within a given distance threshold from at least one of the base station (106) and a wireless device (134) currently registered with the base station (106). At... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090061874 - Base station, mobile communication system, and mobile communication control method: A target base station transmits a traffic assignment signal a plurality of times to a control station for notifying a traffic amount of downlink data that can be processed by the target base station, after a notified cell change timing in which the mobile station changes a communicating base station.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090061877 - Generic access to the iu interface: Some embodiments provide a method and technique for explicitly indicating the start of a communication session within an Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) network or Generic Access Network (GAN). To facilitate the explicit indication of the start of the communication session, some embodiments replace the first DIRECT TRANSFER message exchanged between... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090061878 - Handover method with link failure recovery, wireless device and base station for implementing such method: For each target cell determined by a handover decision process, a first message is transmitted from a source base station (20S) to a target base station (20T) servicing that target cell. The first message includes an identifier of a wireless device (10) having a communication link with the source base... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090061876 - In-order data delivery during handover in a wireless communication system: Techniques for performing in-order data delivery during handover in a wireless communication system are described. A user equipment (UE) may perform handover from a source base station to a target base station. The target base station may start a timer after a data path from a gateway to the UE... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090061875 - Mbms soft combining: A method of conducting soft combining of at least two received MBMS signals in a user equipment (112) of a radio telecommunications network (100), the method including: demodulating (202) at least a subset of the received MBMS signals; converting (208-1-208-m) a floating point slot data vector to a fixed point... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090061879 - Handover messaging in an unlicensed mobile access telecommunications system: Methods and messages for performing handovers between an unlicensed mobile access network (UMAN) comprising a first radio access network and a second radio access network. URR (UMA radio resource) handover messages are exchanged between a mobile station (MS) and a UMA network controller (UNC) operating in the UMAN. The MS... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090061880 - Method for optimizing exchanges of information on acknowledgement in asynchronous communication between terminal and network: In a method for optimizing exchanges of acknowledgement signals between a mobile equipment in asynchronous communication with a plurality of base stations of a cellular telecommunication network, the terminal sends data to the base stations and each base station is likely to return to the terminal a positive acknowledgement ACK... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090061881 - Seamless transmission of data to mobile nodes during fast handovers in a mobile communication system: The invention relates to a method for transmitting data to a mobile node. A network access entity is connected to several routing entities, forming a routing area. The mobile node is located within a reception area, controlled by a first routing entity. A moving velocity of the mobile node is... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090061883 - Business reviews claiming in a geo-spatial environment: A method, system and apparatus of business reviews claiming in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a community network of user profiles, each user profile to include an associated specific geographic location, at least a portion of the specific geographic locations associated with a... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090061884 - Dynamic electronic coupon for a mobile environment: Dynamic mobile coupons (DMCs) having a variable commercial value and/or other variable coupon characteristic are provided herein. By way of example, a DMC can be distributed to a mobile device based on criteria established by a sponsor of the DMC. A redemption value of the DMC can be variable and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090061882 - System and method for call privacy: A system and method for providing call privacy for a wireless communication device. A voice communication is received from a user. The voice communication is processed to determine a response signal in response to receiving the voice signal. The response signal is broadcast about the periphery of the user as... Agent: Ip Department Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090061886 - System and method for activity-based power control target adjustments in a wireless communication network: The teachings presented herein provide, among other things, improved power control stability and increased system capacity in a wireless communication network by raising signal quality targets for mobile stations engaged in scheduled uplink data transmissions and lowering those signal quality targets at the end of such transmissions. As one example,... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090061885 - System and method for contagious virtual carrier sense: At a first mobile station operating in the wireless communication system, channel usage information is observed and sensed on a first communication channel. The channel usage information is re-transmitted to a second mobile station that is operating in the wireless communication system.... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090061888 - Transaction method between two servers including a prior validating step using two mobile telephones: Before effecting a transaction (E100) between two servers, this method sets up (E10) a communications channel in a wireless telecommunications network between each server and a mobile terminal. One of the servers sends (E30) a signal on its wireless communications channel. That signal is received (E40) by the mobile terminal... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20090061887 - Wireless communication systems: A wireless communication method used in a system comprising a base station and a plurality of fixed or mobile subscriber stations, the base station maintaining connections with each of the subscriber stations by performing wireless communication in units of frames, and within each frame, allocating resources for data transmissions and... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090061889 - Method and device for frequency allocation management in an ad hoc network: Disclosed is a method for frequency allocation management in an ad hoc network that includes a plurality of cognitive radio devices. The method comprises dynamically selecting a cognitive radio device from the plurality of cognitive radio devices based on a communication device criteria, assigning a role of a central resource... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090061893 - Communication system for selecting communication method: There is provided a communication system including a base station and a terminal which communicates with the base station through a plurality of communication methods. The base station is configured to predict a position of the terminal; select a communication method optimal for the terminal based on the predicted position;... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090061892 - Location assisted connection to femtocell: A method for connecting to an access point base station is presented in the application. Current location information of the mobile access terminal may be determined. The current location information may be determined using positioning location circuitry of the mobile access terminal to determine the current location information. Alternatively, the... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.

20090061891 - Method for requesting rescue by receiving disaster alarm signal and apparatus thereof: A method of requesting a rescue by receiving a disaster alarm signal and a method thereof are disclosed. The method of requesting a rescue by a user terminal, which is connected to a disaster informing server and a rescue center through a communication network, can include receiving a disaster alarm... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090061894 - Mobile communications systems, methods and devices based on proximity to device in a building: A mobile terminal includes a detector that is configured to detect that the mobile terminal is proximate to a device that is situated in a building, to establish communications between the mobile terminal and the device that is situated in the building and to terminate communications between the mobile terminal... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090061890 - Portable electronic devices and methods for downloading applications based on presence of the portable electronic device in a defined geographical region: Methods, portable electronic devices and servers are provided for downloading applications to the portable electronic device from the server based on a geographical location of the portable electronic device. One or more applications are stored at the server. The one or more applications have an associated region and duration. A... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090061899 - Apparatus and method for location estimation in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for location estimation in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes identifying if a received at least one signal passed through at least one repeater, when the received at least one signal is identified as having passed though at least one repeater, measuring a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090061896 - Location assistance in a paired device: Embodiments provide an apparatus, a system, a device, and a method. A method includes a method implemented in a second mobile wireless communication device. The method includes transmitting a request for data indicative of a location of a first wireless communication device. The method also includes receiving an affirmative reply... Agent: Searete LLC

20090061898 - Methods and apparatus for providing location data with variable validity and quality: Methods, systems and computer program products for determining a location of a device based on location information are described. In some implementations, location assist information may be requested so as to determine a location of sufficient quality to satisfy a requesting application. Upon receiving the location assist information, empherides from... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090061895 - Mobile terminals and operating methods that share location information with location-aware devices: A mobile terminal wirelessly transmits a request to provide geographic position information over an ad-hoc, short-range wireless link, in response to a user request at the mobile terminal to perform an application at the mobile terminal that uses the geographic position information. The application is then performed at the mobile... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090061897 - Tracking, security and monitoring system for cargos: The invention describes a tracking, security and status monitoring system (TSS) and modular tracking and security device (MTSD). The tracking and security system includes at least one MTSD adapted for containment within a shipment within a vehicle and for operative communication with a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) (such as... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20090061900 - Apparatus and method for multimedia communication: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to transmit to a media server a request for distribution of media content to one or more targeted recipients according to a user profile associated with the communication device that is... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090061902 - Directories and groupings in a geo-spatial environment: A method, apparatus and system of directories and groupings in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes automatically placing communication information associated with a set of neighbors in a geo-spatial area into a group, mapping the set of neighbors in a map that simultaneously renders a... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090061901 - Personal augmented reality advertising: Personal augmented reality advertising involves detecting a proximity between a participant's mobile device and a viewer's mobile device. An identifier of the participant's mobile device and biometric data that describes the participant have both been made publicly available. The biometric data is obtained in response to detecting the proximity between... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20090061903 - Method and system for mobile trajectory based services: In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a method for mobility profiling includes collecting a plurality of locations of a mobile electronic device, determining at least one trajectory for the mobile electronic device from the plurality of locations, and storing the at least one trajectory in computer readable... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090061905 - Determining geographic zone: Included are embodiments for determining data for at least one geographic zone. At least one embodiment of a method includes determining at least one geographic zone for monitoring and receiving data related to at least one contact of a user entering the at least one geographic zone. Some embodiments include... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090061904 - Management of anticipated data outages in a push-to-x communication system: A mobile station (129) will have the capability to detect an impending cell change and Routing Area Update (RAU) and will send a “Request Deny” message to the network via the serving cell prior to handing over. The PTT server (131) will use the Request Deny message as an indication... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090061906 - Methods and apparatus for location-based services in wireless networks: Methods and systems are provided for location-based services in a wireless environment. The location-based service is provided on a mobile unit operating within an environment. A position of the mobile unit is determined within the wireless network environment using RFID or other wireless information received at a wireless switch. An... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090061908 - Method of introducing paging reception into queuing operation for a wireless communications system and related apparatus: A method for introducing paging reception into a queuing operation for a user equipment of a wireless communications system includes performing activating operations corresponding to the paging reception when entering a paging state corresponding to radio resource control and a waiting state of the queuing operation according to a cell... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090061907 - Parent and child mobile communication devices with feature control and call-back: A parent mobile station (100) may establish a communication link (106) via a wireless network (104) using any appropriate technology. The parent mobile station (100) may send a control message over the communication link (106) which causes the child mobile station (101) to take various actions including being forced to... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090061913 - Cellular telephone with mirror display: A cellular telephone or any other handheld electronic device or computer or laptop equipped with a display and at least one key that can be a hard key, soft key, menu command, icon or voice activated command, where the key controls the display so that upon activation of that key,... Agent: Clifford Kraft

20090061911 - Customizable mobile message services: In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving, at a mobile device, a first service command and a second service command; sending the first service command from the mobile device to a server; sending the second service command from the mobile device to a server; receiving, at the mobile device, first... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/yahoo

20090061915 - Method for displaying message of a mobile terminal and mobile terminal using the same: A method for displaying a message in a mobile terminal. The method includes selecting a message history option on an input unit of the mobile terminal, displaying a list of messages, and displaying a message type of at least one message included in the displayed list of messages.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090061914 - Multicast/broadcast single frequency network control information transmission: A method for providing control information for a multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) in network access equipment is provided. The method includes separating a multicast control channel of an MBMS transmission into a first portion and a second portion, placing in the first portion information related to the second portion,... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090061912 - System and method for processing attachments to messages sent to a mobile device: A system and method for processing attachments to messages sent to a mobile device is described herein. Embodiments described herein apply to encrypted messages comprising multiple message parts, in which different encryption keys (e.g. session keys) have been used to encrypt the different message parts. In at least one example... Agent: Bereskin And Parr

20090061916 - System and method for providing short message service in wireless communication system: A method of receiving a Short Message Service (SMS) message by a mobile station in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes receiving a paging message including a first field indicating whether there is a broadcast SMS message to be received from a base station, if the first... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090061909 - System and method of creating and providing sms http tagging: A system and method for sending text messages and, more particularly, a system and method for forcing SMS capable devices to communicate via SMS using, for example, SS7 protocol. A method comprises providing a tag forcing a return text message to be sent via SS7 protocol. In use, the system... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090061910 - Wireless mobile messaging: A wireless mobile communication device includes a message assembler that assembles a message using a plurality of sub-messages. Each of the sub-messages is associated with corresponding indicia that indicates at least a type of the sub-message. A preference bank that stores message preferences. At least one of the message preferences... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.

20090061917 - Method and apparatus for interactive audience participation at a live entertainment event: The present invention relates to a method for providing interactive audience participation at live entertainment events. The method includes providing audience members with an interactive device that presents a promotional message and includes a user interface, broadcasting audio programming to the audience member through the interactive device, querying the audience... Agent: Ernest D. Buff Ernest D. Buff & Associates, LLC

20090061921 - Base station transmitting and receiving antenna and control method thereof: The present invention relates to base station transmitting and receiving antennas and control methods thereof. For this purpose, the present invention provides a control method of a base station transmitting antenna. The control method includes collecting positional information and transmission level values of all terminals in a cell; analyzing statistics... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090061918 - Method and apparatus for managing power consumption relating to a differential serial communication link: A circuit includes a primary transceiver, a secondary transceiver, and control logic. The primary transceiver communicates information via a primary communication link. The secondary transceiver communicates information via a secondary communication link. The control logic is operatively coupled to the primary and secondary transceivers. The control logic selectively powers down... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20090061920 - Mobile station apparatus and wireless communication method: A mobile station wherein the power consumption can be suppressed. In a frame 3, this mobile station (100) transmits, to both a base station (200) and a relay station (150), a multicarrier signal comprising a plurality of subcarriers that have been controlled in transmission power on the basis of reception... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090061919 - Power consumption management based on transmit power control data and method for use therewith: An integrated circuit (IC) includes an RF transmitter that transmits a transmit signal at a selectable transmit power, based on a transmit power control signal. An RF receiver receives a received signal from an external device, the received signal including transmit power control data. A processing module generates the transmit... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090061922 - Method and apparatus for managing connection identifiers (cids) in a wireless communication network: A method and apparatus for managing communication in a wireless communication network is provided. The method includes generating a plurality of sets of Connection Identifiers (CIDs) from the plurality of CIDs. Each CID in each of the plurality of sets of CIDs is absent in at least one of the... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC

20090061923 - Mobile communication device having sloped ear portion: A mobile communication device 100 has a user interface portion (102) and an ear portion (104). The ear portion slopes or curves away from a plane (202) defined by the user interface portion to urge a user of the mobile communication device to hold the mobile communication device at an... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090061925 - Accessing subscribed content with a mobile computing device: A mobile computing device has a radio frequency transceiver and a processing circuit. The radio frequency transceiver is configured to communicate over a wireless network with a remote server. The processing circuit is configured to receive subscribed content from the remote server. The processing circuit is configured to determine a... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090061924 - Method and apparatus for configuring a universal femto cell: A method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for configuring a universal femto cell are provided such that the femto cell is configured according to the user's choice of wireless carriers. A master configuration server sends to the universal femto cell, a carrier configuration list, which is information about where... Agent: Ip Department Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090061929 - Cell phone based product research: A cell phone is used to access product information. The cell phone obtains a universal product code (UPC) for a product. A product identifier for the product along with a request for information about the product is sent from the cell phone to a remote site. The remote site obtains... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090061926 - Cell phone with bluetooth inside: A device for wireless communication includes a cell phone device for wireless communication and a Bluetooth device for wireless communication with the cell phone device. The Bluetooth device is detachedly connected to the cell phone device. The cell phone device includes a restricting device to hold the Bluetooth device, and... Agent: Wilson Daniel Swayze, Jr.

20090061928 - Mobile terminal: An input device for reducing an erroneous operation and a mobile terminal having the same are disclosed. The input device includes: a first manipulating unit that has a plurality of movement directions based on a reference position and performing an input operation corresponding to each movement direction; a second manipulating... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090061927 - System and method for delivering adaptively multi-media content through a network: A multimedia multimodal dynamic user interface for mobile/wireless devices is introduced in present invention. With this mechanism, service providers can offer rich user oriented applications and they have the freedom to explore new applications easily. A voice call path and a data path are setup for each call request to... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20090061930 - Compact palmtop computer system and wireless telephone with foldable dual-sided display: The present invention is a compact personal digital assistant (PDA) and cellular telephone with foldable dual-sided display. By utilizing flexible display technology, both a PDA and a cellular telephone are incorporated into one device. In a closed state, in one embodiment, the present invention corresponds to the form used for... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20090061931 - Wireless communications interface: A wireless communications interface couples wireless service to conventional wireline phone appliances. In one embodiment, the wireless communications interface is connected to the phone appliances through existing phone jacks. This allows a user to place and receive calls over a wireless network using the existing wireline infrastructure in a building.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090061935 - Interface device of mobile communication terminal using external memory socket and interface method in mobile communication terminal using the same: An interface device of a mobile communication terminal that enables both universal serial bus (USB) communication and charging functions using an external memory socket, and an interface method in a mobile communication terminal using the interface device are disclosed. The interface device includes: a socket module into which a card... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061932 - Multi-sim-based mobile device: A mobile device includes first identification circuitry and second identification circuitry. The first identification circuitry is associated with a first network and the second identification circuitry is associated with a second network. The mobile device simultaneously registers itself with the first and second networks using the first and second identification... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20090061933 - Multiple interface card in a mobile phone: A multiple interface smart card adaptor is described for mobile phones to take advantage of at least wireless and contactless communications.... Agent: Macronix C/o Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20090061934 - Service provider activation with subscriber identity module policy: Systems and methods for activating a mobile device for use with a service provider are described. In one exemplary method, a mobile device having a currently inserted SIM card may be prepared for activation using a signing process in which an activation server generates a signed activation ticket encoded with... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090061936 - Wireless terminal adapted for detachably connecting with a radio: A wireless terminal is disclosed that interfaces a radio on a radio card to a wireless terminal with a single two-lead cable that is capable of carrying both: (1) RF signals from the radio card to an antenna on a wireless terminal, and (2) radio status signaling from the radio... Agent: Ip Legal Services

20090061938 - Apparatus and method for determining a utilized transmission capacity of a base transceiver station: Apparatus for determining a utilized transmission capacity of a base transceiver station for transmitting a transmit signal, having a receiver, with which the transmit signal is receivable, and a detector for checking a number of utilizable transmit channels from the transmit signal for utilization thereof. The apparatus further includes a... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20090061937 - Cell base station virtual rf cage: A base station for use within a structure is provided. The base station includes an apparatus to automatically set an operating carrier power level to be effective within the structure and in a limited area surrounding the structure to promote reducing interference with mobile units outside the limited area. The... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061939 - System and method for indoor coverage of user equipment terminals: Devices and methods to use base stations to communicate with user equipment (UE) terminals in an indoor setting are disclosed. For example, user equipments such as mobile telephone devices may be used in a building with multiple floors. The building may be supplied with antenna elements organized into antenna groups... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090061940 - System for and method of configuring distributed antenna communications system: A distributed antenna system comprises a plurality of antennas and a multi-port hub. The multi-port hub comprises an interface to a telecommunications network and a plurality of transceivers. The multi-port hub is configured to operate in a first mode (“normal” mode) in which the multi-port hub receives a downlink communications... Agent: Westberg Law Offices

20090061941 - Telecommunications antenna monitoring system: The present invention provides systems and methods for determining positional and operating parameters of telecommunications antennae, and for improving the operation of systems of such antennae. In one aspect, the invention provides an enterprise for improving the operation of the telecommunications antennae of clients of the enterprise.... Agent: Laurence C. Bonar

20090061950 - Information sharing system, information sharing method, terminal device and program: [Means For Solving Problems] A plurality of terminal devices used by the members performing PoC communications are included, and at least one of the screens partitioned and displayed by a screen dual-partitioning device 22 on a specific terminal device is shared with other terminal devices used by members performing PoC... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090061944 - Method and apparatus allowing for user-selectable acoustic equalizer settings for voice calls: A user is allowed to select an acoustic equalizer setting from among a plurality of predetermined acoustic equalizer settings. Upon receiving an indication of a selection of a given acoustic equalizer setting, a handheld telephony device processes voice call downlink audio, based on the given acoustic equalizer setting and drives... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20090061947 - Mobile terminal and touch recognition method therefor: Disclosed is a touch recognition method for preventing an execution of a function associated with an icon by unintentionally touching the icon when a slide-type mobile terminal performs a sliding motion and a mobile terminal implementing such method. If a pre-command is inputted by a touch through the touch screen... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090061945 - Sunlight illuminated and sunlight readable mobile phone: The present invention relates to a mobile phone device, more specifically, to a sunlight illuminated and sunlight readable mobile phone device. The display panel opens a transparent window to the ambient light, which allows the sunlight to illuminate the display in both indoor and outdoor applications. A light collecting panel... Agent: Yao-dong Ma

20090061946 - System and method for identifying devices in a wireless network: A mobile computing device includes a processor, a transceiver coupled to the processor, and a display device coupled to the processor. The processor is configured to display a plurality of first names representing a plurality of electronic devices on the display device, each first name associated with one of the... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090061943 - System for obtaining information and communicating using the sms channel: A system for obtaining information and communicating comprising: a browser for a cell phone; providing a transmission path which at least partially includes the SMS channel; installing the browser on a cell phone; the browser displaying a GUI on the cell phone; a user formatting an query for information; the... Agent: Belasco, Jacobs & Townsley LLP Howard Hughes Center

20090061949 - System, method and mobile unit to sense objects or text and retrieve related information: A system, method and mobile unit to sense objects and/or text and retrieve related images, text or translations. The system may allow users to instantly access information about an object or text with a mobile device, such as a mobile phone, pager, personal digital assistant (PDA) or lap top computer.... Agent: Alexander C. Chen

20090061948 - Terminal having zoom feature for content displayed on the display screen: A method of graphically resizing content displayed on a portion of a display screen of a mobile communication terminal is provided. The method comprises selecting a first area of an image graphically rendered on a display screen, content in the first area having a first set of dimensions and a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090061942 - Wireless communication device: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a wireless communication device including a housing assembly formed from a first section that is rotatably coupled about an axis to a second section such that the first and second sections are movable between a closed position... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090061951 - Hands-free electronic device and method for the operation of a hands-free electronic device: A hands-free electronic device for a vehicle in which the hands-free electronic device is connected to a cell phone so that incoming and/or outgoing communication links can be established by the hands-free electronic device via the cell phone. The hands-free electronic device generates a call number list based on the... Agent: Burr & Brown

20090061952 - Mobile device and power control method thereof: A power control method of a mobile device includes the following steps. First, a power management module receives an externally triggered power control signal and accordingly generates an interrupt request (IRQ) at a first time point. Next, a processing unit receives the IRQ and accordingly executes a synchronization processing procedure.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090061953 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling power thereof: A mobile terminal and a method for controlling power thereof are provided. The method includes determining, if a power on/off key for turning off power is input, whether a quick power off mode is selected, converting, if a quick power off mode is selected, a power mode of a controller... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090061955 - Power saving system and method for a mobile phone: A power saving method for a mobile phone includes the steps of: setting a standard brightness range, wherein the standard brightness range comprises a maximum value and a minimum value; opening a camera (11); measuring an ambient brightness; determining whether the measured ambient brightness is less than the minimum value;... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang

20090061954 - Server initiated power mode switching in portable communication devices: In a process, a power mode indicator is transmitted from a content server and is received by a Portable Communication Device (PCD). The indicator is indicative of a power mode potentially available to a circuit block in the PCD. The circuit block exhibits different levels of power consumption when operated... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20090061956 - Housing for mobile computing device having construction to slide and pivot into multiple positions: A housing for a computing device is provided that includes a base segment and a frontal segment. The base segment and the frontal segment may be coupled to enable the frontal segment to slide between an extended and contracted position. Additionally, the base segment and the frontal segment may be... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP

20090061957 - Solar operated battery headset: A wireless headset (eg. Bluetooth, a trade mark) is powered by one or more rechargeable batteries and has a solar panel mounted thereon connected to the battery to augment or replace the battery power. The solar panel is preferably used in conjunction with a battery in the headset and significantly... Agent: Daryl W Schnurr Miller Thomson LLP

20090061958 - Cell phone arm mount: An arm mounting bracket provides means for mounting cell phones, cordless phone, PDA's, Palm Pilots, iPods, GPS units, mini computers or similar devices directly to a user's arm so that the phone or PDA can be used directly as mounted on the user's arm. The apparatus comprises one or two... Agent: Alan George Osgood

20090061960 - Electronic device with a panel capable of being hidden selectively: A folding mobile phone includes a main body including a first housing, and a processing unit installed inside the first housing for controlling operation of the folding mobile phone. The folding mobile phone further includes a display module pivoted to the main body in a foldable manner. The display module... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090061961 - Folding mobile terminal device: A folding mobile terminal device, having a first housing and a second housing connected to each other via a hinge portion, includes: a first rotating shaft for opening and closing the hinge portion provided on the first housing in a longitudinal direction together with the second housing; a second rotating... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20090061959 - Portable electronic apparatus with dual hinges: A portable electronic apparatus includes a first module, a second module, and a first hinge assembly. The first hinge assembly is connected to the first module and the second module. The first hinge assembly includes a first hinge, a second hinge and a first swing member. The first hinge is... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090061962 - Wireless communication terminal and mobile type wireless communication terminal: A wireless communication terminal includes first and second case members coupled together by a coupling portion so that the positional relation therebetween can be changed, an external wireless communication antenna provided at the first case member, an external wireless communication control portion mainly controlling external wireless communication carried out through... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090061964 - Mobile terminal having hinge for passing cable: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal having a hinge for passing a cable. The mobile terminal includes a first body, a second body, and a hinge. The second body is movably connected to the first body though the hinge. A cable for electrically connecting the second body to... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090061963 - Portable information terminal: A portable information terminal has a first casing with operating buttons primarily mounted thereupon, and a second casing with primarily an output screen exposed. A sliding supporting member and casing turning supporting member are provided which realize a state wherein the first casing and second casing are overlapped, a state... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090061966 - Antenna and speaker assembly: A portable communication device (100) for reception of communication signals and a method (500) for tuning an antenna assembly (132) of the portable communication device (100) are provided. The antenna assembly (132) includes an antenna element (136) and a speaker assembly (124) with a metal element. The antenna element (136)... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090061965 - In-built fm antenna: A portable communication device including a casing having a front section and a back section is provided. The back section may at least partly made of an electrically conducting material. The casing also may enclose a ground plane and a radio circuit that is connected to a radiation receiving antenna... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090061967 - Portable wireless apparatus and antenna structure: A portable wireless apparatus includes a casing, an antenna and another electronic component. The antenna is contained in an end portion of the casing. The antenna includes a first and second antenna element, an antenna board and a antenna connector. The antenna board has a mounting face on which the... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

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