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Telecommunications April category listing, related patent applications 04/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090111375 - Automatic wireless photo upload for camera phone: A method, apparatus, and program product are provided for transmitting media objects from a mobile device to a server. A DeviceSide component is executed on the mobile device that does not require user intervention. A new media object is detected by the DeviceSide component. The new media object is processed... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP
20090111374 - Mobile terminal processing and transmitting information related to data play and playing data according to information: A mobile terminal includes a controller configured to process information related to a play of data on the mobile terminal at a specific time point of the played data, wherein the controller recognizes the specific time point and generates a control signal for enabling data play from the specific time... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090111376 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data in a communication system: An apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving data in a communication system are provided. In the method, a BS selects a repeater group from among a plurality of repeater groups, for use in transmitting first data to an MS and transmits the first data to the MS according to... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090111377 - Frequency converter and receiver and transmitter using the same: A frequency converter includes a voltage-current converter circuit which generates a positive-phase input current signal and a negative-phase input current signal, a switching circuit which switches between the positive-phase input current signal and the negative-phase input current signal according to a positive-phase local oscillator signal and a negative-phase local oscillator... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090111378 - Devices and methods for content sharing: Described are methods and devices for automatically coupling two or more mobile communication devices (502, 541) to share content such as calls, music, documents, video and games where two or more devices automatically determine the feasibility of sharing the content and negotiate to find an efficient manner in which to... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090111379 - Wireless communication device with configurable antenna: A wireless communication device having a configurable antenna, includes: a first antenna having a first resonant frequency; a first frequency modification unit for modifying the first resonant frequency of the antenna; a function operation unit activating a plurality of functions; and a control unit controlling the first frequency modification unit... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090111380 - Apparatus and method for connecting wireless devices: Provided are a connecting apparatus for a wireless device and a connecting method thereof, more particularly, a connecting apparatus for a wireless device, which exchanges basic information required for establishing a wireless communication channel between wireless devices through a contact surface interface on which the wireless devices physically contact each... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090111381 - Method and apparatus for utilizing a directional beam antenna in a wireless transmit/receive unit: A method and apparatus for utilizing a switched beam directional antenna in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) is disclosed. A wireless communication system includes a serving cell, a neighbor cell and a WTRU. The WTRU is configured to generate and steer a directional beam in a plurality of directions. Once... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090111383 - Methods for signaling and determining the time of the beginning of a measurement time interval, communication device and communication network element: A method for determining a time of a beginning of a measurement time interval for carrying out a radio measurement, the method including receiving a message via a radio communication channel and determining the time of the beginning of the measurement time interval based on a time of the transmission... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090111384 - Wireless communication terminal apparatus and cqi selecting method: A wireless communication terminal apparatus and a CQI selecting method wherein when CQIs are grouped according to their levels and then an upper-order CQI, which is indicative of a group, is to be informed in a longer period, while a lower-order CQI, which identifies a CQI in the group, being... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090111385 - Apparatus for determining interference using cyclic prefix and method thereof: An interference determination apparatus, including a signal receiver to receive a first signal of a primary network and a second signal of a secondary network; a correlator to compute a correlation value of a first cyclic prefix included in the first signal and a correlation value of a second cyclic... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090111382 - Methods for scheduling collection of key performance indicators from elements in a communications network: A method for scheduling collection of key performance indicators from elements in a communications network as provided improves network efficiency by reducing redundant KPI data transmission. The method includes defining a first key performance indicator request set by matching a first request for a key performance indicator with a second... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090111386 - Method and apparatus for frequency mixing of radio frequency signals: A mixer such as an I/Q mixer, having an amplifier having first and second inputs and an output. The first input corresponding to, for example, an I input, and the second input corresponding to, for example, a Q input. The mixer also including a multiple way (M-way) switch having a... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090111387 - Radio communication device and radio communication method: A control method in a radio communication system wherein a radio communication device transmits, to another radio communication device, a predetermined signal that gives an opportunity to the other radio communication device to detect a change of a rule to be applied from a first rule to a second rule.... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090111388 - Co-existing multi-radio system and method of establishing the same: A co-existing multi-radio system and a method of establishing the same are provided. The co-existing multi-radio system includes a base station system and at least one first mobile device. The first mobile device and the base station system operate in a same communication environment. The first mobile device is capable... Agent: Wpat, PC
20090111389 - Auto channel selection for fm transmitter: A system may include a frequency modulation (FM) receiver that is arranged and configured to scan an FM spectrum for available frequencies, a processor that is arranged and configured to select one of the available frequencies, and an FM transmitter that is arranged and configured to communicate the selected available... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090111390 - Radio communications system designed for a low-power receiver: The invention relates to methods by which radio signals can be transmitted to, and received by, a radio receiver such that the receiver consumes very little power from a battery or energy source. The invention also relates to methods by which radio signals, modulated with data information, can be produced... Agent: Dalina Law Group, P.C.
20090111391 - Wireless communication apparatus and system employing the same apparatuses and method for controlling a plurality of the same apparatuses: At least two or more wireless communication apparatuses (10) of the present invention are located adjacently or separately in a relatively confined area, wherein the output portion (4) of any one of currently used wireless communication apparatus of the wireless communication apparatuses (10) is connected to each input portions (3)... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090111392 - Apparatus, systems and methods to communicate received commands from a receiving device to a mobile device: A receiving device embodiment receives a user command from an external source. The user command is directed to a remote target destination. A first interactive programming command communicator embodiment generates a mobile device command from the received user command, and communicates the mobile device command to a mobile device. A... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20090111393 - Apparatus and method for manufacturing an electronic package: An apparatus to package an electronic device. The apparatus includes a composite plastic package that is durable to environmental conditions. In particular, a mold process to produce a plastic composite material package and support an electronic component inserted therein. At least one injection nozzle supplies a specified level of plastic... Agent: Law Office Of Robert E. Kasody, Professional Corporation
20090111394 - Monolithic integrated transceiver: A variable operational mode transceiver device formed with an integrated circuit having a semiconductor material substrate supporting a feedback oscillator having a signal power divider electrically coupled to said feedback oscillator output, and a signal frequency multiplier electrically coupled to said signal power divider. A signal mixer has a pair... Agent: Lemaire Patent Law Firm, P.l.l.c.
20090111395 - Providing a virtual local channel in a satellite broadcast system: In one embodiment, a receiver for providing a virtual local channel in a broadcast radio system that transmits a plurality of sets of local content corresponding to a plurality of different geographic regions is disclosed. The receiver includes a detector (e.g., 432), adapted to determine a regional identifier for the... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.
20090111396 - Am transmitter and modulation method using same: An AM (Amplitude-Modulated) transmitter capable of improving modulation distortion is provided. An adder adds a modulation signal to a pre-set power reference signal. An APC (Automatic Power Control) amplifier compares a level of a detecting signal outputted by the LPF (Low Pass Filter) with a level of an adder signal.... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department
20090111397 - Polar modulation transmitter with envelope modulator path switching: Methods and apparatus for controlling power in a polar modulation transmitter. An exemplary polar modulation transmitter includes a radio frequency power amplifier (RF PA), a phase path having circuitry operable to generate a constant amplitude phase modulated signal, and an amplitude path including an envelope modulator circuit having first and... Agent: Patent Law Professionals
20090111398 - Transmitter and transmission method: There is provided an apparatus, having a first local oscillator generate a first oscillation signal, a first mixer generating a transmit signal by mixing an input signal and the first oscillation signal, an observation receiver receiving a portion of the transmit signal, and applying, in a first operation mode of... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090111399 - Adaptive pre-distortion with interference detection and mitigation: Embodiments include methods, apparatus, and electronic systems adapted to perform adaptive pre-distortion. Embodiments include combining an input sample with a gain value to generate a pre-distorted data sample, where the gain value is a function of at least one gain entry stored within a gain lookup table. An amplified analog... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (fs)
20090111400 - Power control using bit rate and outstanding user traffic: The present invention relates to cellular mobile radio systems, and more especially it relates to multi-cell interference-limited environments, such as Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access, OFDMA, and Code Division Multiple Access, CDMA, cellular mobile radio systems. Particularly, it relates to transmission power allocation in such systems. Method and systems where... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090111401 - Transmitter arrangement: A transmitter arrangement includes a first amplifier arrangement and a second amplifier arrangement. The first amplifier arrangement includes a first amplification path and a second amplification path. The first amplification path is adapted to amplify signals comprising a data content according to a first communication standard. The second amplification path... Agent: Thomas G. Eschweiler, Esq. Eschweiler & Associates LLC
20090111402 - Receiving circuit and timepiece: In a receiving circuit 44 for receiving an electromagnetic wave signal, a frequency converter/detector circuit 100 comprises a local oscillator 131 for generating an oscillation signal, plural mixers 133, 134 for mixing the received electromagnetic wave signal with the oscillation signal to generate intermediate frequency signals having different phases, and... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090111403 - Iterative multi-stage detection technique for a diversity receiver having multiple antenna elements: A system and method for processing signals are disclosed. The method may include scrambling a first composite signal comprising N orthogonal sequences to generate a set of N channel signals. A second composite signal including M orthogonal sequences may be scrambled to generate a set of M channel signals. The... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090111404 - Iterative multi-stage detection technique for a diversity receiver having multiple antenna elements: A system and method for processing signals are disclosed. The method may include spreading N replicas of a received signal with N orthogonal sequences. A scrambled set of N channel signals may be generated based on the spread N replicas of the received signal. M replicas of a received signal... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090111406 - Diversity reception in radio receiver: A method, apparatus, and computer program for controlling diversity reception in a radio receiver are provided. The radio receiver is configured to either activate or disable the diversity reception according to an application type of an application requesting transfer of data.... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090111405 - Signal matching module for single or multiple systems: A signal matching module for single or multiple systems is disclosed, thereby enhancing the flexibility in using a communication module, and the performance of each subsystem. Further, a fine-tuning function is introduced into a selective matching circuit for the case that the inner matching components in the communication module cannot... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090111407 - Terminal and associated transducer assembly and method for selectively transducing in at least two frequency bands: A terminal is provided for selectively communicating in at least two frequency bands. The terminal includes an antenna transducer including a first port and a second port, where the antenna transducer is capable of selectively transducing first radio signals (e.g., low power radio frequency (LPRF) signals) to and/or from the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090111408 - Method and apparatus for providing a dual-loop phase lock loop: A method and apparatus for providing a dual-loop phase lock loop (PLL) for a radio-frequency (RF) receiver is provided. The dual-loop PLL may include coarse tuning circuitry and fine tuning circuitry. The coarse turning circuitry and fine tuning circuitry may be arranged in parallel. Both of the coarse tuning circuitry... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090111409 - Dynamic biasing of a vco in a phase-locked loop: A local oscillator includes a phase-locked loop. The phase-locked loop includes voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) and a novel VCO control circuit. The VCO control circuit may be programmable and configurable. In one example, an instruction is received onto the VCO control circuit to change the power state of the VCO.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090111410 - Fm receiver: The IFBPF (80) can variably set a passband width (WF) and an attenuation slope (KF). The bandwidth control circuit (102), which is constituted in hardware, controls the WF in accordance with the receiving state, which is composed of a combination of the receiving electric field intensity, the modulation degree, and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090111411 - System and method for blind estimation of multiple carrier frequency offsets and separation of user signals in wireless communications systems: A system and method for blind estimation of carrier frequency offsets (CFOs) and separation of user signals in wireless communications systems are provided. Blind estimation of CFOs (i.e., without knowledge of the conditions of the transmitter or the transmission medium/channel) is carried out in order to improve reception quality by... Agent: Mccarter & English, LLP
20090111413 - Processing signals in a wireless communications environment: Methods are described of processing a signal transmitted over a channel in a wireless communication system. A method includes estimating at intervals at least one parameter of a time varying communication environment of said system. At least one processor-related signal processing criterion can be monitored for implementing a signal processing... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090111412 - Rail-to-rail data receiver for high-speed communication: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a receiver having two complementary input sense amplifiers to receive, amplify and latch a differential signal and to output complementary stage differential output signals to a latch coupled to receive and combine the n− them into a latched differential output signal. Other embodiments... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090111414 - Local oscillator buffer and mixer having adjustable size: Selectable sizes for a local oscillator (LO) buffer and mixer are disclosed. In an embodiment, LO buffer and/or mixer size may be increased when a receiver operates in a high gain mode, while LO buffer and/or mixer size may be decreased when the receiver operates in a low gain mode.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090111415 - Automatic gain control circuit using gain shift: An AGC circuit includes a low noise RF amplifying module with an adjustable gain, a frequency converter, an IF/Baseband amplifying module with an adjustable gain, an A/D converter, an AGC module and a gain distribution module. The AGC module is configured for detecting a level of a digital IF/Baseband signal... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090111416 - Intermodulation disturbance detecting circuit: There are provided a frequency converting circuit 21 for inputting a broadband IF signal which includes a disturbing wave and carrying out a frequency conversion with an oscillating signal having a frequency of a desirable wave, and outputting a signal including a sum frequency component of a frequency component of... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP Suite 1100
20090111417 - Adaptive mixing for high slew rates: A method and apparatus for demodulation of detected fringes from interferometric sensors with high slew rates are provided. A detected interference signal may be mixed with a local oscillator phasor to obtain a mixed signal, the local oscillator being controlled to produce a frequency that roughly matches the fringe frequency... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090111418 - Radio frequency filtering technique with auto calibrated stop-band rejection: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for filtering received radio frequency signals are provided. A first RF communication signal is received that includes a desired information signal portion and an undesired blocker signal portion that is offset in frequency from the desired portion. The first RF communication signal is amplified in a... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20090111419 - Direct conversion with variable amplitude lo signals: Techniques to reduce LO leakage by controlling the amplitude of LO signal based on the level of output signal after the frequency conversion process. An LO generator receives a VCO signal and generates an LO signal having a variable amplitude and a frequency that is related to the frequency of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090111420 - Degenerated passive mixer in saw-less receiver: In a SAW-less receiver involving a passive mixer, novel degenerative impedance elements having substantial impedances are disposed in incoming signal paths between the differential signal output leads of a low-noise amplifier (LNA) and the differential signal input leads of the passive mixer. The passive mixer outputs signals to a transimpedance... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090111421 - Detecting method and device for saving electrical power consumption of communication device: A detecting method and a detecting device for saving electrical power consumption of a communication device are introduced. During each operation cycle, a receiving end is switched between a hibernation mode and an operation mode alternately. The receiving end in the hibernation mode is supplied with a first electric power,... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090111422 - Control systems and methods for a personal communication device (pcd): Control systems and methods are provided for controlling a personal communication device (PCD), such as a wireless telephone, personal data assistant (PDA), etc. The control systems and methods enable the controlled PCD (CPCD): (1) to determine (a) CPCD motion (speed, acceleration, or both) and/or (b) geographical location and (2) to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090111423 - Non-access stratum architecture and protocol enhancements for long term evolution mobile units: A method and apparatus performs processing of the non-access stratus (NAS) layer (layer 3) in long term evolution (LTE) wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs), which allows the NAS protocol layer to route layer 3 messages to the correct NAS entity, and to encode new NAS message types and information elements. A... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090111425 - Device and method for category based collaboration and control for mobile communications devices: There is disclosed a system, method, and computer readable medium for creating and managing a category based list in a mobile communications device. A category with an assigned category name and a list with an assigned list name associated with a category name are created in the mobile communications device.... Agent: Williams Mullen
20090111427 - Methods for provisioning mobile stations and wireless communications with mobile stations located within femtocells: A method for wireless communications with mobile stations located within a femtocell is described. The method includes registering a femtocell with an IMS core network to receive IMS services for one or more mobile stations located within the femtocell, and separately registering the mobile station with an application server to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090111428 - System and method for authenticating a context transfer: The user equipment (UE) and the Mobility Management Entity (MME) in an evolved 3GPP system generate authentication material that can be carried inside a packet switched network temporary mobile station identifier (P-TMSI) signature field of a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) signaling message from the UE to a UMTS/GPRS serving... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090111426 - System and method for controlling communication time: An exemplary method for controlling communication time includes the following steps of: selecting one or more contacts of a contact list stored in a mobile phone as unrestricted contacts; selecting one of the unrestricted contacts to set up a privileged account of the mobile phone; setting a time limit that... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090111424 - System and method for establishing authenticated network ...: A method for establishing an authenticated network connection in a packet-switched network with an electronic equipment, the method including transmitting a request from an electronic equipment through a packet-switched network connection to an authentication server. The authentication server generates a first unique identifier and transmits the first unique identifier to... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090111429 - Telecommunications system: In a telecommunications system such as a global mobile telephone network in which each subscriber unit includes a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM card), each SIM card has fixed memory locations, to which data can be addressed over the air. Some of the locations can not be overwritten from the subscriber... Agent: Richard C. Stevens Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff
20090111430 - Method and system for implementing messaging services and a message application server: A method for implementing messaging services includes receiving a message body sent by a calling user, determining whether the calling user and a called user are in the same IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) domain according to user registration information, and sending the message body to the called user if the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090111431 - Functionality distribution for a mobile endpoint: In an embodiment, a method includes identifying a first component device of a plurality of component devices in a communication network and determining that the first component device is operable to perform a first function of a plurality of functions associated with a mobile endpoint. The method also includes distributing... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090111432 - Phone messaging using audio streams: A method of phone messaging includes encoding a data packet into an audio stream, said data packet comprising a message addressed to a mobile device operating in a wireless network, placing a call to said mobile device using a voice channel of said wireless network, transmitting said audio stream over... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP
20090111437 - Automated conversation recording device and service: An apparatus and system for recording and managing conversation data occurring over a wireless network via a wireless communication device includes a data interface that transfers conversation data from the communication device to a storage location and a user interface that allows the user to edit and manage the conversation... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090111436 - Method for displaying speed dial settings and mobile communication device using the method: A method for displaying speed dial settings is disclosed. The method is used for a mobile communication device, comprising the steps: detecting whether a speed dial setting operation is implemented to a button of a keypad of a mobile communication device, and displaying an indicator for the button if the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090111433 - Method, system, and program for transmission of multimedia data: A method and system for transmitting (10) a multimedia message, wherein a multimedia message to be transmitted is processed by dividing the multimedia message into at least a first message portion and a second message portion. The first message portion is transmitted to a multimedia message service control element (70),... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090111434 - 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” (203) that will be left for a particular device (105, 107, 109) to view as part of an augmented reality scene. The virtual graffiti will... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090111435 - Speed dialing method for displaying contact information and mobile communication device using the same: A speed dialing method for displaying contact information for use in a mobile communication device is disclosed. Plural time threshold values and information display transparencies corresponding to the time threshold values, respectively, are defined. When the mobile communication device receives a trigger signal generated by pressing a button and a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090111438 - Streamlined method and system for broadcasting spontaneous invitations to social events: A method and system streamlines the process of broadcasting spontaneous social invitations to predefined social contacts and improves the prospects of that these social contacts will accept the invitations through judicious integration of contactless identification (ID) technology with a proxy server that sends social invitations on behalf of subscribers using... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20090111439 - System and method for monitoring a monitored mobile phone: A method for monitoring a monitored mobile phone is provided. The method includes setting a time for sending unauthorized call information to the monitoring mobile phone. The method further includes saving call information of a phone connection between the monitored mobile phone and a first phone in the monitored mobile... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090111440 - Data processing unit and method, in particular for processing information request messages sent over a telephone network: A data processing unit is described which comprises a reception module for receiving request messages sent by a user terminal over a telephone network, a decoder module, which communicates with said reception module and which is adapted to extract a text from a received request message, and a reply module... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090111441 - Privacy-enabled telephone directory: A privacy-enabled telephone directory is disclosed that is implemented through a contact facilitator. The contact facilitator receives a contact request from a caller which includes the name of the party to be called and disambiguation information to distinguish the called party. The contact facilitator applies the disambiguation information to entries... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20090111442 - System and method for playing user-defined ring tones over a cellular telephone headset: A caller identification system comprises a headset and a mobile communication device. The headset is operably configured to play a ring tone caller identification to a user. The mobile communication device is operably configured to send the ring tone caller identification to the headset upon a determination that the headset... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lnap Attn: Patent Docketing
20090111444 - Sound in a conference communication session: According to the present invention a first main communication device at a first site includes a first network interface associated with a communication network, a local wireless interface for interfacing with a number of satellite communication devices, a network communication unit for communicating over the first network interface, a local... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090111443 - System and method for wireless conferencing: A system and method for wireless conferencing. A personal wireless device is linked with a conferencing system for implementing a conference call. Voice input is received from a user through the personal wireless device. The voice input is transmitted to the conferencing system in response to receiving the voice input.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090111446 - Cellphone answering system without button or flip event: A method and apparatus for operating a cellular telephone are provided. The method includes the steps of detecting a call, monitoring a sensor that detects performance of a predetermined act by a user and activating the cellular telephone to accept the detected call when the monitored sensor changes state in... Agent: Jon P. Christensen Welsh & Katz Ltd.
20090111447 - Intelligent recipient list: Selecting at least one recipient to receive a communication, identifying and presenting a list of additional recipients to the user, the additional recipient list including contacts who have received messages in combination with the at least one selected recipient in the past, and allowing the user to select one or... Agent: Perman & Green
20090111445 - Method and apparatus for controlling uplink transmission timing in a communication network: A method and corresponding system for controlling uplink timing in a communication network (100) is described. The method comprises of scheduling a mobile device (104) to transmit a preamble over a physical random access channel. The mobile device (104) is scheduled to transmit the preamble over a physical random access... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090111448 - System and method for enabling widget interaction: Methods and systems for transmitting a widget as an interactive component of a broadcast service (e.g., mobile TV broadcast service) in a manner that does not require the widget provider or creator to know or understand the broadcast transmission protocol are described. A widget may be transmitted as a pseudo... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090111449 - System apparatus and method for updating communication services: A system for updating communication services includes user equipment configured to communicate using a first communication service standard and a second communication service standard, a subscriber database, an application server, and a network device. The network device detects an update trigger corresponding to a user equipment, requests that the user... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090111450 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication network and software upgrading method: A base station control portion 200 selects one or plural signals from signals received by plural settable communication paths in accordance with the state of the wave. A wireless communication apparatus 110 communicates with a wireless terminal 300 and a wired communication network. When the wireless communication apparatus 110 receives... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090111451 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication network and software upgrading method: A base station control portion selects one or multiple signals in accordance with the state of radio waves from signals received through multiple communication paths. A wireless communication apparatus communicates with a wireless terminal and a wired communication network at multiple frequencies. In response to a request for software upgrading... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090111453 - Auto-deploying an application from a mobile device to a host in a pervasive computing environment: Disclosed is a technique for auto-deploying an application from a mobile communication device to a host in a pervasive computing environment. The technique can detect and can select an available host around the mobile communication device. The technique can determine if the mobile communication device issues a request of auto-deploying... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. - IBM Cam
20090111452 - Standardized control of wireless devices: A disclosed service for managing mobile and wireless communication devices (MWCDs) includes enabling a server to generate a standard remote configuration command (RCC) and enabling a transmitter coupled to the server to transmit the RCC wirelessly. The RCC configures a feature on a first MWCD of a first supplier and... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing
20090111454 - Wireless controlled devices for a weapon and wireless control thereof: A system and method related to weapon mounted auxiliary devices that can be operated by wireless remote control, and a remote controller by which an operator can operate the auxiliary devices remotely by wireless control. This includes all means of remote control of the auxiliary devices to include but not... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC
20090111455 - Method of setting the dispatch area based on the cluster system of cdma technology: The present invention relates to a method for allocating dispatch service areas for trunking system based on code division multiple access technology, comprising: dividing the service area of a trunking system into a plurality of dispatch location areas geographically not overlapping each other; assigning one or a plurality of dispatch... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20090111458 - Gateway for a system having multiple radio access technologies: A telecommunications system is disclosed, including a first radio access technology (legacy: GSM; UMTS/UTRAN) having a first radio access network (node B 15, RNC 17), and a second radio access technology (EUTRA) having a second radio access network (AP 20), wherein said first radio access network (node B 15, RNC... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090111456 - Mesh communication network and devices: A method for communicating in a wireless communication network includes establishing a first direct communication link with a base transceiver station and communicating data associated with a communication session over the first direct communication link. The method also includes establishing a mesh connection to the base transceiver station. The mesh... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090111457 - Wireless communication system and device for coupling a base station and mobile stations: A wireless communication system is provided that includes a wireless communication device in wireless communication with a base station and mobile stations. The wireless communication device includes first and second transceivers coupled to each other. The first transceiver is coupled to an antenna and is operable to communicate with the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090111462 - Location based services quality assessment: A technique to gather and assess the quality of a location based services provided to a mobile wireless device via a wireless network includes providing location-based service information by referring to a target location of a requested item of interest within a proximity of the present location of the mobile... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww
20090111460 - Method of providing user-detectable feedback indicating channel conditions: The present invention provides a method for implementation in a first mobile unit that supports an air interface with a network element. The method includes determining, while the first mobile unit is participating in a call, that at least one channel associated with the air interface is unable to support... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090111461 - Synchronous cdma communication system: Methods are described of processing signals received over a wireless communication channel by a receiver in a wireless cellular network. A method includes receiving a sequence of signal samples. The received sequence of samples can be used to estimate at least one channel coefficient for at least one transmission path.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090111459 - System and method for determining end-to-end speech quality of mobile telephone devices: A system and method for determining the speech quality of a mobile telephone device is provided. In one embodiment the method comprises providing test speech to the telephone device configured to transmit signals representing the first test speech through a mobile telephone network by a first computer; receiving, at a... Agent: Capital Legal Group, LLC
20090111463 - Incumbent spectrum hold device: A monitoring device (141) can include a transceiver (202) to receive a radio signal, and a controller (203) communicatively coupled to the transceiver to detect an infringement on the radio signal and report the infringement to a database. One or more policies within the database can be updated to mitigate... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090111464 - System including a communication apparatus having a digital audio interface for audio testing with radio isolation: A system includes a communication apparatus coupled to a test subsystem through a converter. The test subsystem may be configured to initiate an audio test of the communication apparatus and receive in response a set of audio test data at a predetermined constant data rate. The communication apparatus may be... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20090111465 - Transmission scheduling for ads-b ground systems: System and methods for reducing redundant messages broadcast in an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system. For a given target, a controller determines the relevant customers that should receive information about the target, identifies all of the ground stations that can be satisfactorily heard by the relevant customers, and then identifies... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090111466 - Wlan scanning by prevalence of access point deployment on certain channels: A wireless local area network client device scans for wireless local area networks using a scanning scheme that takes into account the relative prevalence, in a population of access points, of access point deployment on the channels to be scanned. In one aspect, channels on which more access points in... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
20090111467 - Method for reporting the device capability information and terminal device: A method for reporting device capability information includes that the device capability information about a terminal device is stored in the terminal device based on a device management tree structure, and the device management tree recording the device capability information is managed by a device management server on a network.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090111468 - Hand-off trigger at access technology borders: A method for hand-off trigger at access technology borders may include triggering a mobile station in communication with a first carrier having a first technology type to acquire synchronization with a second carrier having a second technology type if the mobile station enters a border area, the border area including... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090111469 - Method and apparatus for handover based on dynamic beamforming scheme: A method and apparatus for handover based on a dynamic beamforming scheme, which is adapted to a mobile communication system including a mobile node and a base station, is provided. The apparatus includes a mobile profile information processor configured to process mobile profile information based on a location of the... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090111470 - Reduction in handover interruption in wireless communication systems: In a wireless network, a mobile station is in a serving radio link with a serving base station. A handover is desired so that the mobile station can establish a target radio link with a target base station. When the handover process is initiated, the target base station is alerted... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090111471 - In-call handoff between cellular and packet switched networks: A telecommunications device is operable to perform in-call handoff between a cellular network and a packet-switched network. The telecommunications device includes interfaces connecting the telecommunications device with a circuit-switched network and a packet-switched network. The telecommunications device is operable to receive a request from a multi-mode device to handoff an... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20090111472 - Method and system for providing a seamless handoff between communication networks: Disclosed is a method that includes initiating a handoff (403) by transmitting a handoff (403) start message to a mobility manager by a first mobile station. The first mobile station is in a call with a second mobile station and moving out from a first communication network to a second... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20090111473 - Cooperative communication in wireless cellular networks: A method and system communicates cooperatively between base stations and mobile stations in a wireless cellular network. At least two mobile stations are detected in a handover region. A diversity set is established for each mobile station in the handover region. Each diversity set identifies at least two base stations... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090111474 - Selective backhaul routing in high bandwidth wireless communication systems: A method, information processing system, and wireless communication system that selects a set of network paths for transmitting data to a serving network. The method first determines (404) that there is data to transmit to the serving network (102). For each of a plurality of base stations (106, 107, 108),... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090111476 - Allocation of user equipment identifier: A communication system that comprises a base station and a substation connected to the base station. The base station maintains a set of identifiers, each identifier of the set being at least temporarily allocatable to a user equipment for identifying the user equipment when it resides in a cell of... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090111475 - Device, system, and method of channel quality indication: Device, system, and method of channel quality indication. In some demonstrative embodiments a method may include, for example, calculating a plurality of channel-quality-indicator values corresponding to a plurality of sub-channels associated with a mobile communication device; and transmitting a channel-quality-indicator message from the mobile communication device to a base station,... Agent: Empk & Shiloh ,llp
20090111479 - Method and apparatus for allocating connection identifier in wireless communication system: An apparatus for allocating one or more connection identifiers in a base station of a wireless communication system is used in a base station. The base station has a function of allocating one or more connection identifiers used for specific call communication between the base station and a mobile station.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090111478 - Method of searching for free band for a cognitive telecommunication terminal: This invention relates to a method of searching for free band using a cognitive telecommunication terminal operating in a zone covered by a primary telecommunication system using a plurality of frequency bands (B). The terminal classifies said bands as a function of their conditional probabilities of being available (p(bmax|Bocc,Bopp)), knowing... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090111477 - Uplink communication method in a radio communication system, radio communication system, radio terminal and radio base station: A radio communication system including a radio base station and radio terminals communicating with the radio base station, wherein the system further includes a unit for allocating a first frequency resource which is shared by the radio terminals and which is used when each of the radio terminals transmits a... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090111481 - Method for predicting air interface capacity based on performance measurements: The present invention provides a method of wireless telecommunications in a wireless telecommunications network that provides a plurality of service types. The method includes accessing at least one first performance measurement associated with the wireless telecommunications network and determining at least one load associated with at least one of the... Agent: Jeffrey A. Pyle Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090111480 - Systems and methods for transmitting control information via a control signaling channel: A method for transmitting control information may include providing formatting rules that define a format for transmission of the control information to a base station via a control signaling channel. The control information may include a channel quality indicator (CQI), an acknowledgement/non-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK), a pre-coding matrix indicator (PMI), and rank... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman
20090111485 - Communication terminal and recording medium: A communication terminal includes a first wireless unit for carrying out cellular communication, and a second wireless unit for carrying out WLAN communication. A control unit carries out a power save operation that inactivates the WLAN communication function of these wireless communication functions. Location information for access points accessible by... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090111482 - Method and apparatus for determining whether a mobile terminal has moved outside a given locale: A method and apparatus are described for determining whether a mobile terminal 105 of a communications system has moved outside a locale 107. The terminal is able to measure the relative time offsets of the signals, received by the terminal from transmitters of the network, relative to each other or... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20090111484 - Methods, systems, and products for tracking objects: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for tracking an object. An identification signal is received that identifies an identification tag associated with the object to be tracked. The identification signal is stored in memory of a cellular phone. When an incoming call is received at the cellular phone, then the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Sz Attn: Patent Docketing
20090111483 - Positioning system and method: There is provided a system and method for positioning a receiver, the system comprising an antenna array coupled to a common generating and switching unit. The generating and switching unit is configured to generate a periodic signal and to switch the signal between at least two antennas, constituting a positioning... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090111486 - Device and method for generating a message: One or more embodiments may concern a portable communication device comprising a detection unit and a control unit, said portable communication device being adapted to use an information template for generating a message. The detection unit is configured to detect a physical entity. The control unit is configured to insert... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090111487 - Text display of geo-referenced information based on relative distance to a user location: A system, method, and computer readable medium are provided for displaying geographically referenced information. In one example, a method includes causing a display of search results from a search of geographically referenced information (e.g., point-of-interest locations, geo-tagged objects, other users, and so on), the display comprising text associated with each... Agent: Yahoo C/o Mofo Palo Alto
20090111490 - Alerts based on significance of fixed format sms text messages: A method and system for processing a fixed format short message service (SMS) text message for alerting a user of a mobile phone to significant information in the message received by the mobile phone. Program code stored in memory on the mobile phone executes the method on a processor. A... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20090111488 - Method of communicating multimedia messages among remote terminals using a programming agent: The invention is in the technological field of imaging. The invention relates more specifically to a colximunication method between at least two terminals (10A, 10B), and based on the sending from a first terminal (10A) to at least one second terminal (10B) of a multimedia message comprising a programming agent... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20090111491 - Remotely modifying data in memory in a mobile device: Methods and corresponding systems in a mobile device for remotely modifying data stored in the mobile device include receiving a message in the mobile device. The message can be a short message service (SMS) message. The message is compared to a secret message, wherein the secret message is a hash... Agent: Law Office Of Charles W. Bethards, LLP
20090111495 - Retreiving and presenting information in a portable device: The present invention is related to a method for retrieving contacts in a portable device being arranged to operatively communicate messages and being provided with: access to a memory arrangement comprising a plurality of contacts, each being associated with one or several contact addresses for enabling a user of the... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090111492 - System and method for enhanced message delivery: Coincident with the evolution, maturation, etc. of wireless messaging ecosystems an infrastructure that provides for intelligent and dynamic alternate Multimedia Message Service (MMS) message delivery channels. Occasions may arise where a Mobile Subscriber would like to use their Wireless Device to exchange (for example, MMS) messages but circumstances may prohibit... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090111489 - Telecommunications services apparatus and methods: A home location register (HLR) in a mobile telecommunications network is programmed to forward a selected subset of routing information request messages (SRI SM) to a message router (SMS Router), instead of the home location register providing the usual response. The message router then generates a modified response to the... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090111493 - Telecommunications system: In a telecommunications system such as a global mobile telephone network in which each subscriber unit includes a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM card), each SIM card has fixed memory locations, to which data can be addressed over the air. Some of the locations can not be overwritten from the subscriber... Agent: Richard C. Stevens Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff
20090111494 - Telecommunications system: In a telecommunications system such as a global mobile telephone network in which each subscriber unit includes a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM card), each SIM card has fixed memory locations, to which data can be addressed over the air. Some of the locations can not be overwritten from the subscriber... Agent: Groover & Associates
20090111496 - Method and system for classifying bluetooth channels using a wideband receiver: Aspects of a method and system for classifying Bluetooth channels using a wideband receiver are provided. In this regard, FFT analysis may be utilized to detect signals/interference present in a sub-band of an ISM band and classify Bluetooth channels in that sub-band based on the detected signals. A co-located Bluetooth... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090111497 - System and method for providing congestion control in a communication system utilziing scheduled access communication channels: A first communication channel is used by a communication unit for communicating with a base site. The first communication channel has an inbound link and an outbound link. The communication unit determines that congestion is present on the communication channel. The communication unit determines its transmission requirements and whether the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090111498 - Software control of half duplex radio data transceivers: Apparatus and method for providing a data interface to a plurality of radio transceivers such as between a personal computer or other information processing device to one or more radio transmitter/receiver systems having a serial data interface in a manner that provides control of the radio and means to send... Agent: Air Force Research Laboratory Rij
20090111504 - Determining a target transmit power of a wireless transmission: Different target transmit powers are determined for different wireless transmissions from a wireless device. The target transmit power of a wireless transmission may depend upon whether any transmitters other than the device to which the wireless transmission is to be sent are within range of the sending wireless device. The... Agent: Integral Intellectual Property Inc.
20090111502 - Method and apparatus for anti-collision tag in radio frequency identification (rfid) system: A method and an apparatus for preventing tag collision in a Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) system are provided. A method of a reader for preventing the tag collision in the RFID system includes modifying variables such that every tag responds in the same slot, measuring a power of tags received... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090111499 - Method of modifying pilot power for a home base station router based on user demand: The present invention provides a method implemented in a base station router. One embodiment of the method includes determining a transmission power for a pilot signal transmitted by the base station router. The transmission power being determined based upon a number of mobile units that are camped on the base... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090111500 - Multi-radio platform with wimax and bluetooth radio modules and method: Embodiments of a multi-radio platform with longer-range and shorter-range radio modules and method are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some embodiments, a transmit power level is set for transmissions by a shorter-range radio module during a reception by a longer-range radio module to a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090111503 - Overload indicator for adjusting open loop power control parameters: The exemplary embodiments of the invention include a method, apparatus, and program to determine actions to be taken upon receiving overload indicators. In one exemplary embodiment of the invention, a method includes: determining if more than a first predetermined number of overload indicator messages are received within a first predetermined... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090111501 - Wireless communication system and its device: A wireless communication device includes a wireless communication module and a solar power module electrically connected with the wireless communication module. The wireless communication module transmits or receives a first wireless communication signal. The solar power module receives a light and outputs a power to the wireless communication module according... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090111506 - Methods and apparatus for use in peer to peer communications devices and/or systems relating to rate scheduling, traffic scheduling, rate control, and/or power control: Methods and apparatus related to peer to peer communication networks are described. Embodiments directed to methods and apparatus for establishing traffic data transmission rates and/or transmission power levels between wireless terminals is described. Embodiments direct to methods and apparatus of making decisions whether or not to transmit as a function... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090111505 - Portable terminal, network server, network system, network communication method and program: The technology that is capable of causing operation keys of a mobile terminal to flexibly deal with external data such as a new program, or the like, and also improving an operability of the mobile terminal in handling the external data can be provided. In the network system 300, a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090111507 - Speech intelligibility in telephones with multiple microphones: The present invention is directed to improved speech intelligibility in telephones with multiple microphones. Such a telephone includes a first microphone, a second microphone, a voice activity detector (VAD), a receiver module, and a signal processor. The first microphone outputs a first audio signal, which comprises a voice component when... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090111508 - Handheld communication device having dual operating modes: A handheld communication device having dual operating modes includes a casing, a display and a keyboard. The casing is formed with an accommodating trough. One side of the accommodating trough is provided with a first connecting port. Further, the casing is provided thereon with a receiver. The display is sealed... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services
20090111510 - Multimode portable terminal and mode switch-over method: [PROBLEMS] To provide a multimode portable terminal capable of variously switching over the mode of a network connection according to various needs such as high-quality and high-speed data communication or inexpensive data communication, and a mode switch-over method. [MEANS FOR SOLVING THE PROBLEMS] A multimode portable terminal capable to any... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090111509 - Systems and methods for augmenting communications protocols: A method, computer program, and system for augmenting communications protocols. Communications are received with which at least one protocol is determined to be associated. The at least one protocol may be configured to control at least one of the communications. Parameters associated with the at least one protocol are identified.... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090111514 - Mobile device: A mobile device includes a trigger having a rod-like body fixed at one end. A housing has a first hole into which the body is inserted. A sensor detects that the trigger has been operated in the direction in which the body is pulled from the hole. A buzzer is... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090111515 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes a terminal body having a display and a wireless communication module, a camera body disposed adjacent to the terminal body in a longitudinal direction, and coupled to the terminal body so as to rotate at a certain angle in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction such that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090111513 - Operation input device and electronic device using the same: An operation input device includes a printed circuit board having at least one single push button switch mounted on an upper surface of the printed circuit board, an operation dial supported rotatably about a rotation axis above the printed circuit board, a push button which is rotated at the center... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090111511 - Portable communication device with three dimensional display: The present invention relates to a portable communication device (10) comprising: a display unit (12) for displaying a multi-dimensional image (13) having at least three dimensions; a multi-dimensional image control unit (15) controlling and providing said image (13) to be displayed in more than one plane (13a, b) depending on... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090111512 - Portable electronic device having high-resolution camera with tunable sensor auto focus: To improve the consumer experience with portable electronic devices, a high-resolution digital camera function is incorporated into a multifunction portable electronic device. In exemplary embodiments, a clamshell portable electronic device, such as a mobile telephone, is provided with a digital camera/video function. The lens of the camera/video function is separated... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090111516 - Rfid reader integrated with wireless communication device: An integrated RFID reader and wireless communication device is realized by a radio frequency (RF) front end operable, in a first mode, to generate a radio frequency identification system (RFID) outbound radio frequency (RF) signal, to receive an RFID inbound RF signal responsive to the RFID outbound RF signal and... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090111517 - Handheld device capable of independently actuating camera and method thereof: The present invention discloses a handheld device capable of independently actuating camera and method thereof. The handheld device comprises an input module, a storage module, a mobile phone module and a camera module. The input module has a first button and a second button. The storage module is connected to... Agent: Hudak, Shunk & Farine, Co., L.p.a.
20090111521 - Data entry systems: A data entry system includes a hand held data entry unit having a reading sensor for sensing commands and/or data, rewritable storage for storing information relating to selectable items, a controller (a microprocessor or other processing circuitry) and a display screen for displaying a user readable representation of the commands... Agent: Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo
20090111519 - Fm channel scanning: A system may include a buffer that is arranged and configured to receive an audio input signal and to buffer the audio input signal for a period of delay time, where the audio input signal includes one or more periods of silence and one or more periods of content and... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090111518 - Interface for cellular and local non-cellular communications: Interface apparatus supports communications between a cellular network and a local non-cellular network, such as a Bluetooth, cordless phone, or PBX network. In an exemplary embodiment, the interface apparatus connects a conventional cellular phone to the base of a conventional cordless phone set. By placing the cordless phone, interface apparatus,... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.
20090111520 - System for collection and distribution of machine data via a cellular device: A data collection and distribution system associated with a machine comprises an electronic control module located on a machine. The electronic control module is configured to collect operation data associated with the machine. The system also comprises a personal area network (PAN) control module communicatively coupled to the electronic control... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20090111523 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus including an IC chip receiving, by communicating with a reader/writer, service data corresponding to a service provided via the reader/writer and processing the received service data, a SIM card holding section holding a SIM card which includes a card internal memory storing information and to which... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090111522 - Smart card and method for manufacturing said card: The present invention relates to a smart card provided with an integrated circuit for identifying a user, storing and exchanging information with an electronic device, such as for example a mobile telephone, a personal computer, etc. The smart card is provided with additional communication contacts apart from those that are... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20090111524 - Power management techniques for a universal serial bus: Power management techniques for a universal serial bus are described. For example, a mobile computing device may include an interface having a universal serial bus, a host processor to couple to the interface, and a radio module to couple to the interface. The radio module may have a radio processor... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road
20090111525 - Mini base station connectable with internet and terminal: A mini base station connectable with the Internet including a frequency recognition unit to recognize a frequency band of an external signal transmitted from a cellular base station; and an operation frequency determination unit to determine an operation frequency band according to interference generated with the cellular base station based... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090111526 - Method and apparatus to display signal strength: Various embodiments are directed to a status indicator module to display a first signal strength and a second signal strength for different radio transmission signals using a single status indicator. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road
20090111527 - Adhesive mounted communication device: Systems and methods for a communication device are disclosed. The system generally includes a housing, a microphone for converting an acoustic signal to an electrical signal disposed within the housing, a receiver for converting an electrical signal to an acoustic signal disposed within the housing, and an adhesive attached to... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal
20090111528 - Method and apparatus for an audible indication of an active wireless link: A mobile telephone is operable to alert a user of the mobile telephone to the presence of an active wireless audio interface during a telephone call. The telephone comprises a local audio interface, having a loudspeaker and microphone, a user activity detector operable to detect user interaction with the telephone... Agent: Leveque Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20090111529 - In-vehicle handsfree apparatus: An in-vehicle handsfree apparatus performs a dialing control with a first dialing phone number, which is a phone number included in historical data of outgoing or incoming calls of a cellular phone. If the destination of the dialing with the first phone number does not answer, the handsfree apparatus performs... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090111530 - Vehicular handsfree apparatus: When telephone directory data is transmitted from a cellular phone to a vehicular handsfree apparatus, only a portion of the telephone directory data that reflects call history data of outbound calls or inbound calls is selectively transmitted, for use as the telephone directory data in the apparatus, in a manner... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090111531 - Method and apparatus for transferring electrical power in an electronic device: A short-range wireless power transmission scheme is used between two movably or detachably coupled device parts in an electronic device. In a device, such as a foldable or slidable mobile phone, both device parts have some electronic components that require electronic power but only one part has a power source.... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090111532 - Method and system for supporting residual energy awareness in an ad hoc wireless communications network: A method of coordinating devices in a wireless network is provided. First capability data associated with a first type of power source and a first state of the power source of a first device is received at a second device. Second capability data is transmitted to the first device from... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090111534 - Housing and method for making the same: A housing (10) with a pattern formed thereon includes a decorative outer wall (12). The decorative outer wall has a plurality of equidistant first grooves (121) and a plurality of second grooves (122) formed therein. Each of the second grooves intersects with at least one of the first grooves. Every... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090111533 - Universal serial bus connector with antenna capabilities: An electrical connector (male and female) that support conventional Universal Serial Bus (USB) signals and includes one or more additional compact coaxial connectors to enable advanced communications and/or functionality between electronic devices and/or accessory devices. In one embodiment, an electrical connector includes a contact support member housed at least partially... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090111535 - Headset: A communication unit, e.g. a headset, constructed as a slave station which may be coupled to a plurality of master stations, e.g. a mobile telephone, via a short-ranged communications connection, such as of the Bluetooth type or the DECT type, and has a plurality of address fields in which one... Agent: Altera Law Group, LLC
20090111538 - Mobile device: A mobile device includes a trigger having a molded component defining the outer shape of the mobile device, and a rod-like body fixed to the molded component at one end. A housing has a hole into which the rod-like body is inserted. Guide walls guide movement of the rod-like body... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090111539 - Mobile device: A mobile device includes a housing in which an opening is defined, a lid freely uncovering or covering the opening. The lid has a body plate that defines part of the outer shape of the mobile device. The lid has a fitting projection projecting from the opening side face of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090111540 - Mobile phone: The invention provides a mobile phone that effectively meets user needs to a high degree. A mobile phone in which a lower substrate on a operation panel side is foldably connected to a upper substrate on a liquid crystal display side, includes: a lower casing removably fitted to the lower... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090111537 - Mobile terminal device: In a foldable mobile terminal device, a first housing is connected to a second housing via a connecting portion. The mobile terminal device includes: a first hinge shaft for opening/closing the second housing together with the connecting portion in a longitudinal direction; a second hinge shaft for opening/closing the second... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
20090111536 - Portable data terminal and function selecting and starting method used therein: A selection operation of function of a fold-type housing for each shape is stored as a function history of each shape in a function history storage section 16. Each shape is judged based on the result of each of detections by a first sensor (12), a second sensor (13), and... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090111541 - Portable terminal: A portable terminal is provided that has a terminal body, a receiver located in the terminal body, the receiver being oriented in a first direction, and a ground unit located in the terminal body. The ground unit includes a first ground portion connected to the receiver, and a second ground... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090111542 - Wireless receiver with receive diversity: Wireless receivers are described for receiving signals from a transmitter. A receiver can include a plurality of antennas each for receiving a version of a signal via a different propagation channel and providing that version to a respective input. Signal processing means can be included and configured to operate diversity... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090111543 - Protective sleeve for portable electronic devices: The present invention relates to a protective sleeve for portable electronic devices. The protective sleeve for portable electronic device includes a sleeve frame, a cover, and a turning structure. The sleeve frame includes a plurality of connecting sidewalls cooperatively defining a space for receiving the portable electronic device. The cover... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090111544 - Vehicular multimode cellular/pcs phone: A vehicular multimode cellular/PCS phone including a chipset located in the vehicle for communicating with at least one of a plurality of wireless service provider networks; an multimode antenna in communication with the chipset for communicating with a wireless base antenna of at least one of the plurality of wireless... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP04/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090104869 - Jamming detector and jamming detecting method: A jamming detector and jamming detecting method are disclosed. In accordance with the present invention, distribution of a received signal is compared with a reference distribution of a specific signal model. Deviation of the signal distribution from the reference distribution can be obtained according to the comparison results. The existence... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman
20090104870 - Broadcast response system: A broadcast response system provides, e.g., a radio broadcast listener with the ability to obtain media content such as music or speech while listening to the radio. The user can respond to items in the radio broadcast such as advertisements, fund raising drives, or interactive listener polls during the broadcast.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090104871 - Broadcast reception mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including an input unit configured to enter a broadcast mode so as to display a broadcast program on a first broadcast channel, a buffering unit configured to buffer a broadcast program on a second broadcast channel different than the first broadcast channel, and a display unit configured... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090104872 - Broadcast response system: A broadcast response system provides, e.g., a radio broadcast listener with the ability to obtain media content such as music or speech while listening to the radio. The user can respond to items in the radio broadcast such as advertisements, fund raising drives, or interactive listener polls during the broadcast.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090104873 - Fully integrated compact cross-coupled low noise amplifier: Fully integrated compact cross-coupled low noise amplifier. A circuitry implementation that includes two pairs of metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) (either N-type of P-type) operates as an LNA, which can be used within any of a wide variety of communication devices. A majority of the elements are integrated within... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090104874 - System and method of providing automatic information exchange and matching: A method and apparatus provides wireless transceivers which may be used for various tasks, including the exchange of information with other devices. In one example, the wireless transceivers are a part of a WIC used in an environment such as an amusement park, water park, reception area, or tradeshow to... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )
20090104875 - Method and system for communication in near field communication network: A method and system for establishing a communication link between a plurality of electronic devices in a Near Field Communication (NFC) network are provided. The method, at a first electronic device, includes identifying at least one service registered at a Logical Link Control Protocol (LLCP) in at least one of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090104876 - Receiver, transmitter, transmission system, and transmission method: To reduce the affections of noises having greater instantaneous powers than received signals. A receiver of block transmission scheme, in which signal blocks from a transmitting end are received and equalization is performed for each of the received signal blocks, comprises a local noise detecting unit detecting a local noise... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090104878 - Signal monitoring device, communication system, signal monitoring method, and recording medium for recording program of signal monitoring device: Even before a communication partner device is incorporated into an operating state, an abnormal communication partner device can be detected, so that it is possible to prevent an abnormal communication partner device from affecting communications with other devices, whereby stable communications can be achieved. To this end, a signal monitoring... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090104877 - Radio communication apparatus and radio communication method: A CIR measuring section 307 measures CIRs of all blocks received and a block selection section 308 makes a threshold decision based on the CIR measurement result and threshold information according to an amount of traffic in the own cell and neighboring cells. As a result of the threshold decision,... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090104879 - Method of operating a communication system, a radio station, and a radio communication system: A radio communication system has a plurality of transmission formats available for the transmission of data signals by a sending station, and a pilot signal is transmitted to enable channel estimation by the receiving station. A receiving station transmits a control signal indicating the transmission formats that the sending station... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090104880 - Wireless communication apparatus and communication control method: A wireless communication apparatus and a communication control method wherein even if there occurs a change in communication control information due to a function change, an appropriate correction is implemented to improve the communication quality. A wireless communication apparatus (100) comprises a plurality of reconfigurable function parts (reconfigurable function modules... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090104881 - Switching element, antenna switch circuit and radio frequency module using the same: A switching element is provided that realizes an stabilize a potential between the gates of the multi-gates without an increase in the insertion loss, and an antenna switch circuit and a radio frequency module each using the switch element. The switching element includes two ohmic electrodes 39, 40 formed on... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090104882 - Radio transmission apparatus: A radio transmission apparatus does not update the distortion compensation coefficient for a certain period, which is shorter than the transmission period, after the transmission period start timing. Instead, update operation of the distortion compensation coefficient is carried out after the lapse of a certain period from the start timing.... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090104883 - Automatic gain control locked on to the received power probability density: The invention relates to a radio receiver, notably for applications of satellite positioning, that must operate in an environment in which the interference is dense, notably when it involves pulses transmitted by DME beacons. The effective processing of the interference assumes having an unbiased noise reference. According to the invention,... Agent: Lowe Hauptman & Berner, LLP
20090104884 - Apparatus and method for receiving signal in multiple input multiple output system: A receiving apparatus and method of a Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) system are provided. The receiving apparatus includes a clock generation/delay compensation unit for generating a clock, an antenna switching unit for temporally dividing signals received through multiple antennas by performing switching according to the clock, a radio frequency... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090104885 - Mixing device and radio-frequency receiver using the same: A mixing device includes a mixing circuit and a ring oscillation circuit. The mixing circuit includes “M” mixers connected to the input terminal of the mixing device at one input. The ring oscillation circuit includes (2×M) inverters connected in series in a ring shape. The other input of the K-th... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090104886 - Signal processing device, control method of signal processing device, digital broadcast receiving device, and control method of digital broadcast receiving device: A signal processing device includes: a first converting unit for frequency-converting the input signal into a signal in a first frequency band; a filter for cutting off the frequency component outside a predetermined pass band; a second converting unit for frequency-converting the signal from the first frequency band to a... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20090104887 - Log-antilog mixer circuit and method for producing frequency conversion: According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for producing frequency conversion of a communication signal comprises performing a logarithmic transformation of the communication signal to form a logarithmically transformed communication signal, adding the logarithmically transformed communication signal to a logarithmic local oscillator signal, to form a sum signal, and performing... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP
20090104889 - Man-in-the-middle detector and a method using it: A method receives signaling messages by a mobile apparatus at least from one base station of a cellular network, interprets a received signaling message, searches for an anomaly with at least one signaling parameter of the received signaling message from a first base station to a known comparison signaling parameter,... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090104888 - Onetime passwords for mobile wallets: A mobile wallet and network system using onetime passwords for authentication is disclosed according to one embodiment of the invention. A onetime password may be generated at a mobile wallet server and transmitted to the mobile device. The onetime password may then be used to authenticate the user of the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090104890 - Operation of control protocol data units in packet data convergence protocol: A method and apparatus reports packet data control protocol (PDCP) status and PDCP resets in a wireless communication, using control PDUs that may have security protection applied by ciphering of the control PDUs. Reliability of the PDCP status and reset messages may be assured by acknowledgment according to an acknowledged... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090104891 - Access method of network terminals, access system and gateway: An access method of network terminals, an access system and gateway are provided. In the access method of the present invention, providing an access proxy to the service network system for a network terminal initiating an access request but not configured with the subscriber certification information to the service network... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090104892 - Efficient network resource management in a wireless network: Wireless data services such as wireless email are becoming common, and in particular, “always-on” systems, where new email is automatically forwarded by the service provider to the wireless device. The problem is that there is no effective mechanism for implementing “always-on” systems when the user is moving around a network,... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090104893 - Methods of providing messages using location criteria and related systems and computer program products: Methods of providing messages for a user can include accepting entry of a message for the user, and accepting entry of a location criteria associated with the message. Physical location information for a wireless communications device associated with the user can be obtained, and the message for the user can... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing
20090104894 - Method and system for real-time synchronization across a distributed services communication network: A method and network for progressively transmitting a voice message from a sender to one or more recipients across the network. The method and network includes a plurality of servers interconnected by a plurality of network connections. A first server among the plurality of servers provides access to the network... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox
20090104895 - Dynamic contact list: In one embodiment, a system receives a user calling attribute and determines current information of a telephone. The system generates a dynamic contact list based on the user calling attribute and the current information.... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC
20090104897 - Service tracing control method, service tracing system and relevant tracing apparatus: A service tracing control method includes performing conflict detection before sending or executing a tracing control command to a component and handling the components of different tracing status differentially. The present disclosure also provides a service tracing system, a service database, a tracing control server, a tracing agent, and other... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090104896 - Universal service code for reservations: Reservation of services using, for example, a computer network based universal reservation system (CNBURS) is facilitated by the use of universal service codes (USCs). In one embodiment, a CNBURS enabled reservation scheduling process (100) includes receiving (110) a request from a service provider for a USC, generating (120) a USC... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20090104898 - A telephone using a connection network for processing data remotely from the telephone: A system of connection between computers. First and second computers are connected over a network. The network preferably uses an existing channel, such as a wireless connection or a telephone line. The first computer may be a PDA or a cell phone. One aspect may take speech into the telephone,... Agent: Scott C Harris
20090104899 - System and method for communication diversion notification: A node and method for communication diversion and communication diversion notification is provided. The node has a component configured to receive notification about a communication diversion related to an incoming communication corresponding to only those communication diversions which match criteria for at least one specific reason to be notified, wherein... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090104900 - Methods and apparatus for controlling the operation of wireless communications systems: Methods and apparatus for controlling events, timing and operational characteristics of wireless communications devices. An exemplary wireless communications apparatus comprises a baseband processor, radio frequency (RF) generating circuitry, a programmable event controller, and a memory device. The RF generating circuitry and programmable event controller are integrated in the same integrated... Agent: Patent Law Professionals
20090104902 - Class-switching in class-based data communcations network: In a wireless class-based data communications network, a class-switching method includes configuring a wireless two-way RF data communication device, of a wireless class-based data communications network, to adopt a different class designation of another wireless two-way RF data communication device of a proximate wireless class-based data communications network such that... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC
20090104901 - Time varying signal quality reporting: A radio station (100) receives a data packet (D1, D2) and transmits an acknowledgement (ACK, N). It also transmits an indication of received signal quality (CQI). The time at which the indication of received signal quality (CQI) is transmitted is dependent on the type of acknowledgement transmitted, such as a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090104903 - Satellite radiotelephone systems, methods, components and devices including gated radiotelephone transmissions to ancillary terrestrial components: A satellite radiotelephone system includes a space-based component and an ancillary terrestrial component that are configured to receive wireless communications from radiotelephones. The radiotelephones are configured to transmit wireless communications to the ancillary terrestrial component over a range of satellite band forward link frequencies. The radiotelephone outputs are gated to... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20090104904 - Roaming method and system in location information system: A method and device for obtaining position information of a target terminal are discussed. According to an embodiment, the method includes sending a start message to a home network, the start message used for positioning of the target terminal; receiving a response message from the home network, the response message... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090104905 - Method and apparatus for supporting home node b services: A method and apparatus for supporting home Node B (HNB) services are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) receives HNB access restriction information from an HNB and accesses the HNB if an access to the HNB is allowed based on the HNB access restriction information. The HNB access restriction information... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090104906 - Logical connection establishment method for mobile terminal: A logical channel establishment method for a mobile terminal is provided for improving network connection possibility and connection reliability. A logical channel establishment method of the present invention includes transmitting a resource request message for establishing a logical connection to an unlicensed wireless access network via a base station; retransmitting,... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090104907 - Method and apparatus for detecting an alternate wireless communication network: A method for selecting an alternate wireless communication system for a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method comprises using a first radio access technology (RAT) by a wireless communication device when scanning (202) for an initial wireless communication network (201). The wireless communication device further registers (215) to the... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090104910 - Apparatus and method for processing handover in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for processing handover in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes selecting a cell for handover when a HandOver (HO) drop occurs, identifying if information for communicating with a serving BS is stored, transmitting a message ranging request signal to the serving BS, identifying... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090104911 - Communication control appratus and method: A communication control apparatus that is applied to a wireless communication system in which a mobile terminal can be connected to a fixed base station through a wireless connection to a relay station that is mounted on a moving body, wherein the communication control apparatus includes a detecting unit that... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20090104909 - Reduced ping pong occurrence during handover: Disclosed is a method, computer-readable memory medium and apparatus configured to reduce an occurrence of handover ping ponging of user equipment between network access nodes.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090104908 - Wireless communication base station apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication base station apparatus that can raise the usage efficiency of the frequency resources of the whole system in a multicarrier transmission. In this apparatus, a separating part (103) separates symbols received from a modulating part (102) into symbols to be assigned to a first subcarriers group and... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090104912 - Optimizing power settings in a communication system to mitgate interference: A method and apparatus for optimizing power settings in a communication system includes a first step (306) of monitoring a noise floor. A next step (308) includes determining if the noise floor crosses a threshold level. A next step (310) includes preventing any further increases in a Common Pilot Channel... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090104913 - Radio communication device and method for controlling frequency selection: A radio communication device and a method for controlling frequency selection. In an embodiment of the invention, a radio communication device may include a first radio modem circuit, a first medium access control circuit assigned to the first radio modem circuit, a second radio modem circuit, a second medium access... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090104914 - Transmission rate control method, mobile communication system and radio base station: A transmission rate control method according to the present invention includes: selecting, at the radio base station NodeB, increase-allowed mobile stations whose uplink user data transmission rate can be increased at a predetermined TTI; equally dividing, at the radio base station NodeB, an available radio resource at the predetermined TTI,... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20090104915 - Telecommunication and multimedia management method and apparatus: An apparatus for transferring a complete copy of media designated as time-sensitive over a network. The apparatus includes a sending node including a transmitter configured to transmit media designated as time-sensitive to a receiving node. The sending node also includes a network-ascertaining element that is configured to receive receipt reports... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox
20090104916 - Method, apparatus and system for signalling of buffer status information: The present invention is directed to a method, apparatus, system and computer program product for receiving a prioritized bit rate for a radio bearer, and setting a header element based at least on a relation of a measured data rate for the radio bearer and the prioritized bit rate for... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090104917 - Position-finding method in a radiocommunication system, position finding system and device for carrying out said method: A position-finding method in a radiocommunication system comprising at least one first and one second sub-system and means (34, 35, 36, 39) for finding the position of a mobile terminal (30), wherein the mobile system can communicate and carry out measurements relating to position-finding on each of the first and... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090104918 - Self-learning transceiver: p
20090104919 - System and methods for establishing a real-time location-based service network: A network and method to establish a real-time location based service for client mobile device users. Asynchronous data connections are established between client mobile devices and a data server over wireless networks. Synchronous data connections are established between the client devices and a map server over wireless networks. The data... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
20090104920 - Retail-related services for mobile devices: A system identifies a location of a user based on a location of a mobile device associated with the user, associates the location of the user to a location having a collection of attractions relating to shopping or entertainment, retrieves layout information associated with the location having the collection of... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090104922 - Architecture and methods for inter-carrier multi-media messaging: Multi-Media Messaging (MMS) services so that numerous wireless operators can transmit MMS messages between them. The architecture also provides for delivery, at least of notification messages, to those wireless operators who are not part of the overall inter-carrier MMS infrastructure... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090104921 - Method for sending individuation receipt information by a short message receiving terminal: The present invention relates to a method for a short message receiving terminal to send individuation receipt information. It executes the following steps: A subscriber applies to open the individuation receipt service after a short message is received and customizes individuation receipt information. After a short message sending terminal sends... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090104924 - Mobile communication method and system: In the method for wireless communication between a terminal and a base station supporting a real time packet transfer service mode and reliable packet transfer service mode according to the present invention, one of the real time packet transfer service mode and reliable packet transfer service mode is selected and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090104925 - Sms inquiry and invitation distribution method and system: The invention is an SMS distribution method for inquiries, invitations and proposals in which inquiries are sent to mobile telephone numbers included in a distribution list and their replies are collected as text messages via the SMS service (7) provided by the telecommunications network by means of a software programme... Agent: Jukka Aula
20090104923 - System and method for enhanced message addressing: Coincident with the evolution, maturation, etc. of wireless messaging ecosystems, today and in the future the addressing of a message needs to include—and all of the different entities that process messages (e.g., Wireless Carriers, intermediaries, enterprises, Content Providers, Service Providers, etc.) need to support—additional (i.e., enhanced, flexible, extensible, etc.) message... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090104926 - Method of space division multiple access communication using user cooperation and system of enabling the method: A communication device using user cooperation is provided with a channel information reception unit to receive channel information from a plurality of member terminals within the same group, the channel information being associated with a radio channel formed between the plurality of member terminals and a base station; a member... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090104927 - Communication system, communication apparatus and communication control method: A communication system that applies different modulation methods to a first data portion and a second data portion which constitute communication data, includes: a receiving strength detection unit which detects a receiving strength of the communication data; a receiving strength transmission unit transmitting the receiving strength to a transmission portion... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090104929 - Method and apparatus for muting a sounder device: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for muting a sounder device, the method comprises steps of binding a network terminal with the sounder device via a network; generating a muting requirement; sending a muting signal to the sounder device via the network, the muting signal is generated based... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20090104928 - Portable electronic device and a method for entering data on such a device: The present invention relates to a portable electronic device comprising one or several touch-sensitive keypads used for entering data on such a device. The invention also relates to a method for entering data on such a portable electronic device. The touch sensitive keypad including a plurality of keys where at... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090104930 - Apparatus, module, and method for implementing communications functions: A system acquisition module and corresponding method for facilitating PN code searching which has a PN sequence generator configurable to generate a plurality of PN sequences. The module and method also includes computational units configurable to correlate each received signal sample of a plurality of received signal samples with a... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP
20090104933 - Cellular phone, control method, control program, and face panel used for the cellular phone: A two-dimensional code B of a face panel or the like photographed by the camera 6 is analyzed. An analysis result of the two-dimensional code B is compared with each of key words stored in a memory 5. When there is a key word that corresponds with the analysis result,... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090104932 - Chain-shaped foldable cellphone: A chain-shaped foldable cellphone capable of expanding functions and changing shape during usage comprises a mainframe module, a display module, more than one dual-spindle connecting block and an expansible module or an extensive module, wherein the extensive module is a complementary connector of the expansible module, and the neighboring ends... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090104937 - Method of associating multimedia object with substrate: A method of associating a multimedia object with a substrate using a handheld viewer device. The substrate contains printed information and coded data identifying a region identity and a plurality of positions on the substrate. The substrate has a corresponding page description retrievable via the region identity. The method comprises... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090104936 - Mobile phone for displaying hyperlinked information: A mobile phone device configured for overlaying part of a substrate. The substrate contains a printed hyperlink and coded data identifying a plurality of positions on the substrate. The device includes: a mobile telephone transceiver; an optical sensor for reading the coded data; a processor for generating interaction data using... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090104934 - Mobile terminal and data uploading method thereof: A mobile communication terminal, a computer program product and a data uploading method by which data stored in a mobile terminal can be shared in a manner of uploading the data to websites. The mobile communication terminal includes a camera for capturing an image, a memory for storing data, a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090104931 - Parallelogrammic foldable cellphone: A parallelogrammic foldable cellphone, capable of spreading and folding obversely or reversely to change the shape during usage, comprises four modular assemblies and four dual-spindle connecting blocks jointed pivotally, wherein a connecting end with a connecting recess and a pair of pivotal connecting parts is disposed respectively on the upper... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090104935 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a housing and a main body. The housing has an image pickup window. The main body is accommodated in the housing. The main body includes a first lens module, a second lens module, a rotatable base and a driving element. The rotatable base carries the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090104938 - Method and apparatus for identifying a piece of content: A system and method for identifying a piece of content is disclosed.... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )
20090104939 - Multimode mobile terminal and self-sim configuration method thereof: A multiple mode multiple standby mobile terminal and self configuration method of the mobile terminal are provided for automatically configuring settings on multiple Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards. An identity module configuration method for a multiple mode multiple standby mobile terminal includes checking, when the mobile terminal powers on, reference... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090104940 - Modular ear-piece/microphone (headset) operable to service voice activated commands: The present invention provides a modular headset operable to support both voice communications and voice activated commands. This may involve the use of multiple voice CODECs to process voice communications and voice activated commands. The modular headset includes both a microphone and wireless earpiece. The earpiece may further include an... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090104942 - Foldable mobile equipment: Foldable mobile equipment is provided with a first housing 3 including a liquid crystal display part (display part) at the front face thereof, a second housing 5 including an operation part at the front face thereof, and a hinge portion 6 connecting the first housing 3 and the second housing... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090104941 - Mobile terminal and apparatus for controlling illumination of backlight thereof: An apparatus, method and computer program product for actively controlling the luminance (brightness) of illumination of a backlight of a mobile terminal according to the surrounding environment and a mobile terminal implementing such apparatus are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes: an illuminance sensor that detects ambient illuminance; a backlight controller... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090104943 - Mobile terminal having touch screen and method for inputting letter therein using touch screen: A method of efficiently inputting a desired letter in a mobile terminal having a touch screen by providing an automatic input mode. In order to input a letter located at at least the second location in a key, the user may just maintain the first touch to sequentially display the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090104944 - Method and apparatus for managing ring tones in a mobile device: An improved method, apparatus, and computer instructions for a mobile device for managing ring tones. A radio frequency transmission is detected from another mobile device. In response to detecting the radio frequency transmission from the other mobile device, a ring tone used by the other mobile device is identified to... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090104945 - handsfree cable for use with an electronic device: A handsfree cable for use with an electronic device, e.g. a mobile phone. In one embodiment, the handsfree cable has an elongated body comprising one or more conductor wires which are surrounded by an outer boundary layer of the elongated body. The handsfree cable may comprise a Nitinol® filament arranged... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090104946 - Systems and methods for providing intelligent mobile communication endpoints: A communications network is provided. The network preferably includes a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) wired network and a mobile phone. The mobile phone preferably includes a first radio control code for communicating with a wireless mobile phone network and a second radio control code for communicating over the VoIP... Agent: Weiss & Arons, LLP
20090104947 - Method and apparatus for generating power in a mobile communication device: An apparatus and a method of manufacturing an apparatus that creates power for a mobile communication device is disclosed. The apparatus may include a roller integrated into the mobile communication device configured to rotate in a counterclockwise direction when the roller contacts a surface and is moved in a first... Agent: Prass LLP
20090104948 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device including a body, a cover, a locking structure, and a button structure is provided. The body has a cave, and the cover has a first locking part. The cover is adapted to be slidably disposed on the body and cover the cave. The locking structure has... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090104949 - Connecting device, and small electronic apparatus and folding portable terminal apparatus having the same: The connecting device includes; first and third connecting members 31 and 33 which have flexibility and foldably connects an upper housing portion 1 and a lower housing portion 2 with a predetermined gap interposed therebetween; and a second connecting member 32 which has enough restoring force and rigidity to restore... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090104950 - Slide type portable electronic device: A slide type portable electronic device is described. The slide type portable electronic device includes a first case, a second case and a multimedia coupler. The multimedia coupler including a sound box and a speaker disposed inside the sound box couples the first case to the second case. The sound... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090104951 - Wireless circuit device: A current control circuit (5) recognizes whether or not a transmission signal is transmitted based on a control signal outputted from a transmission signal control circuit (4). When the transmission signal is transmitted, the current control circuit (5) controls a current flowing into a reception circuit (3) in accordance with... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.04/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090098821 - Information delivery apparatus and information delivery system: An information delivery system of the present invention includes mobile communication terminals and an information delivery apparatus. The information delivery apparatus selectively delivers information to the mobile communication terminals via a communication network, and includes delivery information memory means, location history information memory means, delivery information selecting means, and information... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC
20090098822 - Burn-in system for multicast data transmission: A system for improving the reliability of transmission of multibroadcast data between a source (10) of data and a plurality of customer receivers (201, 202, . . . , 20N) of said data via a telecommunications network (1), characterized in that said system includes a supervision server (30) adapted to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090098823 - Communication system, relay device, and relay method: A relay device for relaying a packet communication between communication devices; comprising: communication quality parameter conversion means for converting a communication quality parameter described in a received quality information notification packet into a communication quality parameter measured by the relay device from a received data packet.... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090098824 - Method and system for utilizing out of band signaling for calibration and configuration of a mesh network of ehf transceivers/repeaters: A plurality of repeater devices, each of which may enable forwarding extreme high frequency (EHF) communication between EHF-enabled wireless devices, may form a repeater mesh network. Some or all of the plurality of repeater devices may utilize non-extremely high frequency (non-EHF) control connection in communicating with other repeater devices in... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090098825 - Method and mobile terminal device including smartcard module and near field communications: According to the present invention, a method for controlling a mobile terminal device is provided, wherein said device comprises a smartcard module and a near field communication module. In a first operation a smartcard operation on said mobile terminal device is started which results in an activation or switching on... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20090098826 - Virtual connector based on contactless link: c
20090098827 - Communication apparatus and method for controlling the same: A communication apparatus and a method used by the communication apparatus to perform magnetic-field communication with an external apparatus is provided. The communication apparatus determines the communication distance between the communication apparatus and the external apparatus based on the voltage level of a radio signal, a distance measuring device, or... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20090098828 - Communications system using adaptive filter that is selected based on output power: A communications system receives a modulated signal that carries encoded communications data. An adaptive filter has an input, a plurality of non-adaptive and adaptive filter taps with weighted coefficients, and an output. The received signal is passed through the adaptive filter and around adaptive filter and a switch selects which... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist
20090098830 - System and method for inverting automatic frequency control: A method includes a foreground process and a background process. In the foreground process, an input signal is processed using a first reference signal to generate an output. A first frequency control signal is generated from the output. A frequency of the first reference signal is controlled based on the... Agent: David B. Cochran, Esq. Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue
20090098829 - System for securing electrical apparatus: A system and a method for securing electric apparatus, that includes at least one transmitter transmitting at least one coded signal, and where the system includes at least one electric apparatus interacting with at least one decoder. To prevent electric apparatus from being used in other places than where intended,... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department
20090098831 - Dual band radio frequency transmitter: A transmitter includes a transformer and a transformer tuning circuit. The transformer transforms a differential radio frequency (RF) signal to a single-ended RF signal. The transformer tuning circuit tunes the transformer to permit the transmitter to transmit the single-ended RF signal in a first frequency band (e.g., cellular frequency band)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090098832 - Mobile device powered by alternative energy: A mobile device and a method for powering a mobile device are disclosed. In some embodiments, the mobile device comprises a processor that executes instructions for mobile applications, a transceiver that sends and receives data related to the mobile applications, a primary power cell that couples to the processor and... Agent: Kevin J. Mack
20090098834 - Frequency synthesizer, radio communication system, and semiconductor device: In transmission frequency modulation in radio communication, correspondences to multiple-value frequency modulation having plural-bits transmission data are realized while suppressing an increase in the circuit area. When performing transmission frequency modulation in radio communication, response data of a digital filter are calculated by a logic circuit that is embedded in... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090098833 - Optical module: A first frequency generator outputs a signal at first frequency f1 which satisfies a relationship of f1>f0 with desired frequency f0. A second frequency generator outputs a signal at second frequency f2 which satisfies a relationship of f2>f0 with desired frequency f0. A frequency discriminator frequency combines the signal generated... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090098835 - Radio-frequency signal reception and/or transmission device with noise reduction: The radio-frequency signal reception and/or transmission device includes an antenna (8) for picking up or transmitting radio-frequency signals, a bandpass filter (9), at least one low noise amplifier (11) for amplifying the filtered signals, an oscillator stage (1) for generating first high frequency signals (SVCO), at least one frequency divider... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, PC
20090098836 - Method and apparatus to provide digital signaling without internal modification of analog fm transceiver: An external speaker/microphone apparatus for a radio transceiver includes a speaker, a microphone, a push-to-talk switch, and an emergency switch. The apparatus further includes an encoder module operatively coupled to the push-to-talk switch and the emergency switch and configured to generate a digital identification each time the push-to-talk switch is... Agent: Brian C. Oakes Tyco Technology Resources
20090098837 - Tuner mounting method, tuner device, and car stereo device:
20090098838 - Beamformed multi-input multiple-output communication with uplink transmission rotation: Techniques are provided to enable computation of beamforming weights for beamforming MIMO wireless communication between first and second wireless communication devices. At the first device comprising a first plurality of antennas, signals are received that are wirelessly transmitted from a different one of a second plurality of antennas of the... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090098839 - Transmitter and communication apparatus: A modulator 23 corrects an amplitude signal Rd by adding thereto an offset value α and generates, based on the corrected amplitude signal Rd, an amplitude signal Ra for amplitude-modulating a radio-frequency signal. The modulator 23 includes: an offset voltage measurement section 109 operable to measure an offset voltage V2cal... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090098840 - Apparatus and method for measuring the level of rf signals, and a transmitter including a wide band measurement circuit: On a radio frequency signal path a transmission phase shifter causes a phase shift. From a first end of said phase shifter comes a first sample, and from a second end of said phase shifter comes a second sample. Another phase shifter changes the phase of the second sample by... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090098841 - Method and apparatus for transmitting a pilot report (pilotreport) message in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for transmitting a PilotReport message is provided, comprising generating the PilotReport message and determining if an Active Set Size value is greater than one. In an embodiment, the access terminal will send a PilotReport message if one of the following conditions occurs: If the Active Set... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin LLP
20090098842 - Signal receiving apparatus and control method thereof: A signal receiving apparatus includes: a receiver which receives at least two types of broadcasting signals included in a plurality of channels; and a controller which controls the receiver to search a current channel according to one type of a broadcasting signal used for a previous channel search and to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090098843 - Method for selecting audio contents received from an audio or audio-visual receiver and receiver selecting the contents in accordance with the method: The present invention relates to a method of selecting sound contents transmitted by transmission channels and received by an audio or audiovisual receiver. A user first selects a received content and starts playback. Then, the receiver automatically searches among the contents transmitted by the transmission channels for a content whose... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090098844 - Low-complexity diversity using coarse fft and subband-wise combining: A wireless diversity receiver includes, in part, N signal processing paths, a bin-wise combiner, and an inverse transformation module. Each signal processing path includes, in part, a mixer adapted to downconvert a frequency of an RF signal received by that path, an analog-to-digital converter adapted to convert the downconverted signal... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090098845 - Method and apparatus for efficient dc calibration in a direct-conversion system with variable dc gain: A wireless communication receiver includes a multitude of look-up tables each storing a multitude of DC offset values associated with the gains of an amplification stage disposed in the wireless communication receiver. The entries for each look-up table are estimated during a stage of the calibration phase. During such a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090098846 - Method and apparatus for sensing the envelope of high level multi frequency band rf signals: Method and apparatus for sensing the envelope of high level multi frequency band RF signals in power amplifiers. For each frequency band, an RF transistor, such as a FET or a bipolar transistor is operated essentially at a non-linear operating point (e.g., in Class B, AB or C) at the... Agent: Marsteller & Associates
20090098847 - Apparatus for extending the bandwidth of a spectrum analyzer: A spectrum analyzer is provided with frequency-scalable circuit architectures that extend the bandwidth of the spectrum analyzer using an array of couplers. The array of couplers is distributed along the RF signal path at one end, and interfaced to one or more frequency-translation devices such as mixers or samplers at... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20090098848 - Modulated if receiver and method: A modulated intermediate frequency receiver is shown having a low noise amplifier for receiving a radio frequency signal and a modulation source for generating a modulation signal. A local oscillator generates a modulated local oscillator signal in response to the modulation signal. A first mixer mixes the output of the... Agent: Francissen Patent Law, P.C.
20090098849 - Hybrid receiver provided with adaptive front and back terminals: The invention relates to a receiver device for the mobile reception of high-frequency signals of different services in motor vehicles comprising at least one receiver unit for receiving and processing country specific services and a communications unit for connecting the receiver device to the motor vehicle communications bus.... Agent: K.f. Ross P.C.
20090098850 - Airborne wireless communications systems, airborne communications methods, and communications methods: An airborne wireless communications system includes circuitry configured to access information describing a configuration of a terrestrial wireless communications base station that has become disabled. The terrestrial base station is configured to implement wireless communications between wireless devices located within a geographical area and a network when the terrestrial base... Agent: Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
20090098851 - Simplified method for ims registration in the event of emergency calls: Simplification of IMS registration in the event of emergency calls is made possible by apparatuses and a method for setting up an emergency-call connection from a terminal to an IMS via a network visited by the terminal, where, if the terminal is already registered in the IMS, setup of an... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090098852 - Cross-correlated quadrature modulated spread spectrum, ofdm and position finder system: A position finder and communication system processes signals received from multiple satellite and land based locations and generates processed position finder signal. A first cross-correlator and a transmit baseband filter generates cross-correlated in-phase and quadrature-phase processed filtered baseband signals from an input signal and a second cross-correlator generates cross-correlated in-phase... Agent: Kamilo Feher
20090098853 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for provision of grouped identity information: An apparatus for provision of grouped identity information may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive an indication of a subscription for a registration event package, access information related to the subscription and indicative of identities and corresponding services supported for each of the identities, communicate group... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090098854 - Method of providing billing and payment service using settlement service function of mobile electronic wallet and system therefor: Provided is a method of providing a billing and payment service using a settlement service function of a mobile electronic wallet, and a system therefor, which enables companies to charge customers for rates through their mobile devices, respectively, and enables the customers to directly pay for the rates using a... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090098855 - Method and system for provisioning communication service to a mobile communication device to restrict use when operating a vehicle: A mobile communication device has communication service restricted when it becomes apparent that the device is in transit. The communication system receives an access control message indicating the device is in transit. The system accesses a mobility access profile stored in a database. The mobility access profile indicates provisioning changes... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090098856 - Security system and method for a mobile phone: A security system for a mobile phone is disclosed for securing private information of the mobile phone. The system may set at least two PIN numbers for a super user and a general user, encrypt a phone book system of the mobile phone by setting a security status for each... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090098857 - Securely locating a device: Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for securely locating a mobile device. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes receiving first information from a first device, where the first information is usable to identify a geographic location of the first device. The first information is verified as originating... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090098858 - System and method for enabling transaction of femto cell information from a host terminal device to a guest terminal device: A method for managing access to a macro mobile operator core network (250) by a guest terminal device (225) through a femto cell (210), and more particularly through a femto cell (210) connected to the Internet (240). When a guest terminal seeks guest access to network services at a site... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090098859 - Intelligent messaging service: A method, information processing system, and wireless communication system, that provide wireless messaging services to wireless devices. A wireless messaging request is received from a user of at least one wireless device (104). The wireless messaging request is associated with at least one recipient device. The wireless messaging request is... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090098861 - Centralised management for a set of network nodes: The invention relates to a method for centralised management of a set of network nodes. The method includes supporting, in a centralised management entity, operations of at least one predefined management interface, wherein said predefined management interface is specific to said centralised management entity, implementing, at least partially, at least... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090098860 - Method and system of providing navigation service with directory assistance: An approach is disclosed for providing navigation information for a requested listing to a mobile device caller of a directory assistance call. If the caller selects an option to receive driving directions to the listing destination, the directory assistance provider forwards the listing address to a platform that correlates the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090098863 - Method, apparatus and system for selecting a crbt: A method, an apparatus, and a system for selecting a caller ring back tone (CRBT) that includes obtaining at least one CRBT identification (ID) available to a call according to user identifier information and obtaining the corresponding CRBT description information according to the at least one CRBT ID, obtaining corresponding... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090098862 - Service authorizer: A service authorizer system for pushing and pulling data service authorization requests to wireless terminals is disclosed herein. The wireless terminal or a service authorization server may generate requests for authorization. The wireless terminal may generate a request for authorization that is sent to the service authorization server, which generates... Agent: Accenture Indy 33391 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090098864 - Number to a name: Embodiments disclosed may include a mobile terminal for communication in a wireless communication network comprising a transmitter for transmitting a contact message, a user interface for entering contact information sent in the contact message, a processing unit for executing commands entered by means of the user interface and a visual... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090098865 - Personal communications system and method: A call control method includes receiving information to activate a call-redirecting function for a mobile terminal, activating the call-redirecting function in a service provider network of the mobile terminal, and performing a control function to redirect a call, placed to a telephone number of mobile terminal, to a telephone number... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090098867 - Method and system for remotely testing a wireless device: A method and system for testing a wireless device, the system comprising: a remote user interface for interacting with the data device from a remote location; and a wireless network for communication with the wireless data device from a remote location, wherein a tester can send information to and receive... Agent: Moffat & Co
20090098866 - Prioritized and piggy-backed ack/nack reports: A method (200) for a cellular system (100), with an RBS (120) which controls a cell (110) with User Equipments UE (130, 140). The RBS and the UEs exchange data which may comprise sequence numbers, and exchange reports on whether or not data has been received successfully, so that both... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090098868 - Method for performing a radio frequency test on a mobile phone: A method for performing an radio frequency test of a mobile phone (5) includes: setting standard parameters of a transmitter (52); controlling an RF tester (3) to send RF signals to a receiver (53); processing the RF signals and transmitting the processed RF signals to the transmitter, reprocessing the processed... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090098869 - Power saving: A method of reducing the power consumption of a multi-mode mobile telecommunications device, the method comprising receiving information relating to the location of the mobile telecommunications device and adjusting the frequency with which the mobile telecommunications device searches for a wireless access point according to the information so received.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090098870 - Supporting data roaming in gprs networks: A method and apparatus for supporting data connectivity with a roaming partner when a communication device is outside a service provider's range of coverage is provided. In one aspect, a user can select and store a roaming partner that is capable of data communication. While roaming, the communication device will... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090098871 - Method and system for service redirection background: System and method are provided for redirecting a communication device between a macro network and a femtocell network using a service redirection message (SRDM). In an embodiment, the communication device registers with the network which then determines the subscription status of the communication device to a femtocell network. If the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090098872 - System and method to facilitate acquisition of access point base stations: Devices and methods are provided for facilitating selection and acquisition of an access point (AP) base station via implementation of a system selection file that may include a preferred roaming list (PRL), a public land mobile network (PLMN) database, or the like. The selection attempts may be limited to specific... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090098873 - System and method to locate femto cells with passive assistance from a macro cellular wireless network: A system, method and computer product for a mobile station to locate a femto cell, the method comprising: (a) storing in a database information to locate at least one femto cell; (b) receiving, from at least one macro cell, location information of the UE; (c) searching within the database to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090098874 - Narrow beam handover: Handover is a main function that is used to support mobility in the network. In a cellular communication network having adaptive antennas for enabling narrow beam operation, a network control unit sends a radio link setup request to a selected cell-serving network unit for configuration of a new serving radio... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090098877 - Apparatus, and associated method, for improvement in facilitating routing of data by a mobile node operable in a packet radio communication system: Apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating routing of data in a packet radio communication system. A clone list is downloaded to the mobile node and stored at a clone list depository thereat. The clone list includes a plurality of entries, each of which provides routing information needed to route... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090098876 - Asynchronous hybrid arq process indication in a mimo wireless communication system: Methods and apparatus for transmitting Asynchronous Hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuest (ARQ) process identities in a wireless communication system. A linking scheme is established between at least two sets of process identities of two respective corresponding codewords. When a first process identity is selected from among a first set of process... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm
20090098878 - Routing telecommunications to a user in dependence upon device-based routing preferences: Routing telecommunications to a user including receiving a call, determining that the call is intended for the user, receiving an RFID signal from an RFID tag located with the user, determining the user's location in dependence upon the RFID signal, identifying a plurality of available telephony devices in dependence upon... Agent: International Corp (blf)
20090098875 - Sms routing: Mobile terminals are operated in a mobile telecommunications system such as GSM routing data messages such as SMS messages to a destination address via a selected of plural routing centers. A terminal receives user generated data defining an outgoing message and generates a first data field containing a first routing... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090098879 - Apparatus and method for operating a communications device in a mobile communications network: Apparatus and a method for handling discard of a service data unit in universal mobile telecommunications system user equipment. Strategies for the radio resource control entity to handle discard of a service data unit by the radio link control entity are presented.... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090098882 - Communication device and method of providing location information therein: A communication device, computer program product and method of providing location information therein are disclosed. The communication device includes a wireless communication unit for receiving location information on another communication device and a controller for setting location based information on another communication device using the received location information, and controlling... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090098883 - Communication device and method of providing location information therein: A communication device, computer program product and method of providing location information therein are disclosed. The communication device includes a wireless communication unit, a display, a memory and a controller operatively connected to the memory, the display, and the wireless communication device, the controller configured to transmit virtual movement information... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090098884 - Method of providing location update messages and paging messages in a wireless communication system: The present invention provides a method of operating an idle mobile unit that is capable of communicating with first and second wireless communication systems. One embodiment of the method includes providing a location update message in response to the idle mobile unit transitioning from a first tracking area associated with... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 2f-192 Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20090098887 - Mobile terminal and location information acquisition method thereof: A mobile terminal and location information acquisition method thereof is provided for facilitating registration of a mobile terminal for a location service and locating the mobile terminal using a SIM Application Toolkit (SAT). A location information acquisition method of the present invention includes registering, when a terminal registration menu item... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090098880 - Mobile terminals and methods for regulating power-on/off of a gps positioning circuit: A method for determining location of a mobile terminal includes repetitively switching power-on and power-off to a GPS receiver circuit which determines location of the mobile terminal using GPS signals. The power-on to power-off duty cycle of the GPS receiver circuit is regulated in response to distance that the mobile... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20090098886 - System and method for providing presence notifications based upon watcher status: A system and method for providing Presence notifications based upon a user's status. According to various embodiments, a Watcher can provide an indication of filtering criteria for incoming Presence information. A network agent can be used to filter 5 unnecessary notifications before they reach the Watcher. Presence notifications can be... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090098885 - System and method for storing information to locate a femto cell: A system, method and computer product for augmenting a user's equipment (UE) database with information measured by a femto cell, the method comprising: (a) performing RF measurements by a femto cell; (b) connecting the UE to the femto cell; (c) downloading the RF measurements taken by the femto cell into... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090098881 - Wireless terminal and user interface method: Communications is executed between users through wireless terminals thereof without fear of being located by each other. On terminal 1x, area 4 in which wireless communication is enabled with terminal 1x is divided into proximity area 6 and external area 7 and the radius (distance between boundary 5 and terminal... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090098888 - Communication device and method of providing location information therein: A communication device, computer program product and method of providing location information therein are disclosed. The communication device includes a wireless communication unit and a controller connected to the wireless communication unit and configured to share device location information with another communication device, the controller further configured to hierarchically set... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090098889 - Wireless device location alerts on battery notification events: As part of a handset finder service, a customer will download and install a small application, e.g., handset finder application, onto their wireless device. The first time this handset finder application runs, it registers to receive battery notification events from the device (or if not available, another type of wake-up... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20090098891 - Method and system for ring back tone alternative service based on terminal and mobile communication terminal therefor: Disclosed is a method and a system for providing a terminal-based ringback tone substitute service, as well as a mobile communication terminal for the same. The method includes the steps of (a) receiving a request for an originating call for voice communication with a called terminal from a calling terminal;... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090098890 - Methods of locating, paging and routing calls to wireless users in femto system: In a method for locating a mobile station, a first sub-paging zone for paging the mobile station is selected in response to an incoming call intended for the mobile station if a trigger code associated with a first femto cell matches a first trigger code associated with femto cells included... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090098892 - Method for exploiting signalling messages in a wireless communication network: A method of exploiting a signaling message related to a predetermined OSI layer of a wireless communication system and adapted to transmit signaling information specific of the OSI layer for transmitting data different from the signaling information, includes: ascertaining the presence of unallotted space in the signaling message; based on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090098893 - Real-time interacting method for mobile communications devices: A real-time interacting method for mobile communication devices involves creating an interactive area thereon, inputting an interactive message via handwriting, and capturing a synchronous audio message, so that the mobile communication devices transmit/receive the interactive message and the audio message via a 3G communication link to achieve real-time interaction.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090098894 - System and method for enhanced content delivery: Coincident with the evolution, maturation, etc. of wireless messaging ecosystems an infrastructure that provides for enhanced content delivery in new and creative ways. The delivery model leverages the features, capabilities, etc. that are offered by MMS to deliver various types of content (e.g., content that would otherwise be difficult or... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090098895 - Selective service method in multicast system: A multicast service of a 3GPP Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is disclosed. A multicast service stream identifier is provided so that each multicast area can receive different information for one service or one multicast service can be provided with different QoSs to areas. In addition, the multicast service stream... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090098896 - Selective service method in multicast system: A multicast service of a 3GPP Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is disclosed. A multicast service stream identifier is provided so that each multicast area can receive different information for one service or one multicast service can be provided with different QoSs to areas. In addition, the multicast service stream... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090098897 - System, apparatus and method for determining right to speak: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a system, apparatuses and methods for determining the right to speak. In the embodiments, each Secondary Protective Device (SPD) selects a Request to Send (RTS) sequence from a preconfigured RTS sequence set and sends the selected RTS sequence to a Primary Protective Device (PPD).... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090098898 - Systems and methods for communicating panic messages in wireless communication networks: Mobile nodes of a wireless network route messages from one node to another. At least one node has a user input device, such as a button, that may be activated to indicate an emergency or other event in which the immediate attention and/or assistance of users of other nodes is... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090098900 - Coefficient decision apparatus, radio communication system, coefficient decision method, and memory medium: The present invention provides a radio communication system that can decide efficiently a filter coefficient used when averaging a transmission power value. The radio communication system of the present invention includes an acquisition unit (1) acquiring at least a transmission power value which each base station (105) measured, and a... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America
20090098899 - Control channel for wireless communication systems: Assigning power spectrum density to access terminals within a wireless network environment is provided. Assignment information that includes assignment of reverse link transmission resources is determined and a power control instruction is created for the assigned reverse link transmission resource. An assignment message that includes both the assignment information and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090098901 - Memory emulation in a cellular telephone: A cellular telephone using a memory array that is directly addressed and non-volatile is disclosed. The memory array can be used to replace and emulate multiple memory types such as DRAM, SRAM, non-volatile RAM, FLASH memory, and a non-volatile memory card, for example. The memory array may be randomly accessed.... Agent: Unity Semiconductor Corporation
20090098902 - Method and system for processing multi-rate audio from a plurality of audio processing sources: One or more circuits in a mobile phone may be utilized for up sampling two or more audio signals to a same data sampling rate. Each audio signal, such as digital audio, voice, and polyringer, for example, may be received at one of a plurality of data sampling rates and... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090098904 - Combined communications system, prohibiting-signal transmitting apparatus, wireless base station, and method: A prohibiting-signal transmitting apparatus for use in a combined system such that there is at least a partial overlap between bands allocated to an old communications system and bands allocated to a new communications system is disclosed. The apparatus includes a unit which monitors for a band-in-use, over which communications... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090098905 - Multiband radio communication device and filter activation control method: A multiband radio communication device according to the present invention comprises: a radio communication unit configured to transmit a first radio signal in a first frequency band and to receive a second radio signal in a second frequency band different from the first frequency band; a filter connected to the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090098903 - Using wireless characteristic to trigger generation of position fix: A wireless characteristic of a wireless signal may be used to trigger generation of a position fix. A mobile computing device may include a wireless transceiver, a location determination circuit and a processing circuit. The wireless transceiver may be configured to receive a wireless signal over a short range wireless... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090098906 - Electronic device having a cellular communication mode and a radio communication mode: An electronic device having a cellular communication mode and a radio communication mode, the electronic device including first transceiver means, operable in the cellular communication mode, for transmitting a message via a cellular network, the message including information for enabling a radio communication mode of a further electronic device; and... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090098908 - Mobile telephone handset having a cartridge and pen arrangement: Provided is a mobile telephone handset having a cartridge with a universal pen arrangement, said cartridge for supplying ink to a printhead mounted on a nib of the pen arrangement. The universal pen arrangement includes a holder fast with the cartridge, and a retractable stylus slidably mounted in the holder,... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090098907 - Parked vehicle location information access via a portable cellular communication device: A portable cellular communication device and system is provided for finding the current location of a vehicle on demand by a user. The portable cellular communication device can direct the user to a parked vehicle utilizing location data of the portable cellular communication device provided by a GPS transmitter or... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20090098909 - Printing educational material using a mobile device: A system for printing educational information on a print medium, the system comprising: a mobile phone telecommunications device which comprises: a printer module to print the educational material on the print medium, wherein the print medium is provided with first coded data in a first format on a first side... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090098911 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes displaying an idle screen; if a communication event occurs, displaying an avatar image corresponding to a party of the communication event on the idle screen, the communication event including making or... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090098910 - Mobile terminal having storage box and saving method thereof: A mobile terminal having a touch function is presented. The mobile terminal includes a display unit to display one or more content on a screen and a storage box positioned on the screen for storing at least one of the one or more content dragged on the screen.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090098912 - Zoom control for a display screen of a mobile communication terminal: A user interface system for controlling size of content displayed on a display screen of a limited display device is provided. T he user interface system comprises a first user interface for selecting a first point on the display screen; and a second user interface for performing a resizing operation... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090098913 - Hands-free kit for mobile radio-telephone handset: A hands-free kit for a mobile radio-telephone handset, the hands-free kit having an earpiece and an infra-red transmitter with the transmitter being able to relay audio signals from the handset to the earpiece. The earpiece includes an infra-red receiver for receiving audio signals from the transmitter. By positioning the transmitter... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP
20090098914 - Method and system for enabling or disabling features based on a battery level threshold: A method and apparatus for enabling or disabling a feature based on a battery level threshold, the method including: checking a battery level; determining whether the battery level is above or below a predetermined threshold for the feature; and enabling or disabling the feature based on the result of the... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090098915 - Recharging method and apparatus: The present invention provides apparatus and an associated method for remotely energizing power storage devices. Energization may preferably be effected through the use of RF energy from a base station, ambient energy or ultra-wide band energy. The remote station preferably has at least one antenna having an effective area greater... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
20090098916 - Methods and apparatus for reducing power consumption during network scanning operations with adverse battery conditions: In a mobile communication device, a scanning operation is performed with use of a wireless transceiver to identify one or more available wireless communication networks in a given coverage area. Each time the scanning operation fails to result in any connection between the mobile device and a wireless network, the... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC One Magnificent Mile Center
20090098917 - Mobile wireless communications device having improved antenna impedance match and antenna gain from rf energy: A mobile wireless communications device and associated method of making same includes a housing and circuit board having a ground plane. Radio frequency (RF) circuitry and a processor are carried by the circuit board and operative with each other. An antenna is carried by the housing and operative with the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.04/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090093211 - Device for preventing eavesdropping through speaker: Provided is a device for preventing eavesdropping through a speaker. More particularly, a device for preventing eavesdropping by transmitting a jamming signal through a speaker common signal line is provided, the device including: a jamming signal generator for generating a jamming signal comprising a noise signal; an amplifier for amplifying... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090093212 - Wireless relay amplification apparatus: A wireless relay amplification apparatus includes an interference canceller which generates cancellation waves to cancel interference waves from a mobile station antenna, which are included in downlink signals received by the base station antenna, a downlink amplifier which amplifies downlink signals from which the interference waves have been canceled by... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090093213 - Non-interfering utilization of non-geostationary satellite frequency band for geostationary satellite communication: A method and system of utilizing non-geostationary satellite orbit (NGSO) frequency spectrum in a geostationary satellite orbit (GSO) satellite communication system in a non-interfering manner. The GSO satellite communication system comprises an Earth terminal to transmit signals to a GSO satellite using a GSO frequency spectrum, the Earth terminal further... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090093214 - Method of performing operation related to other device via near field communication and apparatus therefor: A method of performing an operation related to a second device, performed by a first device, via near field wireless communication, and an apparatus therefore. When a signal for wireless communication is received from the second device, the method includes calibrating the strength of the received signal; comparing the strength... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090093215 - Automatic data encryption and access control based on bluetooth device proximity: A method, apparatus, and system for using Bluetooth devices to secure sensitive data on other Bluetooth devices is described. A Bluetooth device is paired with a “trusted” Bluetooth device. When contact with the trusted device is lost, designated sensitive data on the secured Bluetooth device is automatically encrypted. When contact... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090093216 - Center frequency control for wireless communication: The method and apparatus as described are directed toward techniques and mechanisms to improve efficient wireless network implementation, including obtaining one specification including a center frequency definition, determining, based on the specification, a center frequency of at least one carrier used to operate on the wireless communication system, determining an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090093217 - Channel measurement method and apparatus of multi-band multi-standby mobile terminal: A channel measurement method and apparatus for a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) terminal is provided for efficiently measuring signal strengths on all available channels of multiple mobile communication systems. The channel measurement method of the present invention includes measuring, at a first module and a second module, signal... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090093218 - Transmission rate control method, mobile station and radio base station: In the conventional mobile communication system using an “Enhanced Uplink, the present invention improves a radio quality by preventing a decrease in a transmission rate of uplink user data, the decrease unintended by the radio base station Node B and caused by a false detection of a “Down” command in... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20090093219 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication system: A wireless communication technique capable of maintaining excellent communication quality. A wireless communication system includes base station equipment. The base station equipment is capable of performing wireless communication with a plurality of mobile units. The base station equipment detects the mobile units which are not synchronized with the base station... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090093220 - Keypad display unit: A remote control panel (RCP) is provided for controlling an operation of a radio (104, 106). The RCP (102) includes a keypad (208) configured for receiving user input commands for controlling the radio using the same keypad commands as would be used when operating the same without the RCP. The... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Darby & Darby PC
20090093221 - Method and apparatus for signaling interference information for multi-user mimo: A method and apparatus for signaling interference information in a multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO) system including a plurality of wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs) and a base station are disclosed. The method includes the base station signaling interference information including rank information or a number of WTRUs to a particular WTRU... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090093222 - Calibration and beamforming in a wireless communication system: Techniques for performing calibration and beamforming in a wireless communication system are described. In an aspect, a Node B may periodically perform calibration in each calibration interval with a set of UEs to obtain a calibration vector for the Node B. The Node B may apply the calibration vector to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090093223 - Methods and apparatus for reducing radiated field feedback in radio frequency transmitters: Methods and apparatus for reducing radiated field feedback in radio frequency (RF) transmitters. An exemplary RF transmitter includes a power amplifier (PA) and a low-field oscillator (LFO) that are co-located, either on a common module or integrated in the same integrated circuit chip. By using an LFO for the transmitter's... Agent: Patent Law Professionals
20090093224 - Translational loop transmitter architecture employing channel power ratio measurements for modulation accuracy calibration: A Radio Frequency RF transmitter includes a translational loop architecture that supports non-constant envelope modulation types and includes by adjusting the envelope of the translational loop at the translational loop output. The RF transmitter includes an Intermediate Frequency (IF) modulator, a translational loop, an envelope time delay adjust block, an... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20090093225 - Method, rf module and test method for enabling power amplifier to support multiple powers: A method for enabling a power amplifier to support multiple powers includes: calculating a transmit power, according to RF parameters delivered by a baseband board, determining a power amplifier voltage according to the transmit power and a corresponding relationship between the transmit power and the power amplifier voltage, and adjusting... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090093226 - Receiving apparatus and method: The present invention provides a broadcast signal receiving apparatus and method both capable of reducing the influence of noise generated inside the receiving apparatus. A CPU transmits control information about an optimum TS output rate corresponding to a received channel signal to an OFDM-LSI, based on each output rate setting... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090093227 - Radio receiver: There is provided a method of configuring a radio receiver, the radio receiver comprising signal receiving means, and at least one adjustable component coupled to the signal receiving means; the method comprising setting the at least one component to a first value selected from a plurality of values; measuring the... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090093228 - Dc offset cancellation circuits and methods: Embodiments of the present invention include circuits and methods for reducing DC Offset. In one embodiment the present invention includes storing DC offset on internal capacitances. In one embodiment, parallel stages are used to remove DC offset corresponding to different local oscillator frequencies. Embodiments of the invention further include changing... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group
20090093230 - Method, emergency system and emergency call center for handling emergency calls from a communication terminal: After an emergency call from a communication terminal has been received by an emergency call center, the position of the communication terminal is determined by querying a database. An area around the position of the communication terminal is defined as danger area and other communication terminals located in the danger... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090093229 - Panic button for data collection device: A data collection device comprising: a data collection subsystem; a wireless communication device; a dedicated panic button; and a processor that, responsive to a user activating the dedicated panic button, uses the wireless communication device to cause a message to be sent to a designated emergency contact.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090093231 - Method, system and device for charging in poc system: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a charging method in Push to talk over Cellular (PoC) system. The method includes receiving, by a charging function, a charging request from a PoC server, wherein the charging request includes user access priority information; resolving, by a charging function (CF), the charging request... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090093232 - Provisioning communication nodes: Provisioning and access control for communication nodes involves assigning identifiers to sets of nodes where the identifiers may be used to control access to restricted access nodes that provide certain services only to certain defined sets of nodes. In some aspects provisioning a node may involve providing a unique identifier... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090093236 - Delivery of a service: A method and system for enrollment and delivery of a service, the method for enrolling including receiving a request for enrollment with a service from a user, the request for service being initiated by the user; authenticating the user associated with the mobile phone by verifying a mobile identification number... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar, LLC General Electric Company
20090093233 - Mobile phone location and data security: Methods and apparatus for locating a wireless communication device and safeguarding its information from unauthorized users are provided. A sensing device provided with the wireless communication device identifies or senses an attempt to access unique information associated with the wireless communication device. In addition, the method includes requesting authentication information... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.
20090093234 - Proximity of user equipment to a home local network: A system is provided that includes a user equipment configured to attempt a quality measure of a signal from a home local network only when the user equipment is within range of the home local network.... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090093235 - System and method for protecting data in wireless devices: When a network-based wireless device such as a mobile phone or data terminal is reported lost or stolen or is determined to be malfunctioning, a service provider can immediately deny the device access to the network. However, any management operation to secure data carried by the wireless device cannot be... Agent: Brosemer, Kolefas & Associates, LLC
20090093237 - Technique for providing interoperability between different protocol domains: The disclosure relates to a technique for providing interoperability between an Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) domain and a non-IMS domain. A method implementation of this technique comprises the steps of receiving on a service layer a service invocation message from a non-IMS domain, analyzing the message to identify the... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090093238 - Methods for processing and distributing location-based data: A location-based messaging system and its methods of operation are disclosed, including methods for processing and distributing location-based data. Methods for sending geographic location information for a target address from a computing device to a receiving device that will enable the receiving device to display a map and/or directions from... Agent: Silversky Group LLC
20090093240 - Method and apparatus for providing extended call setup and control features using a short message service: A system for enabling setup and control of conference calls using short message service (SMS) messages (SMs). The SMS messages may be used to set up, or control a scheduled or real-time conference call. The SMS messages can also be used to exercise real-time control over a conference call. Invitations... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20090093239 - Mobile telephone unit, informing method, and program: A mobile telephone performs communication by transmitting voice, which is inputted by a speaker into a communication apparatus having a floor, via a server, to one or more communication devices of one or more listener(s) having no floor. A transmitter transmits a request signal, which requests an acquisition of a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090093244 - Communication server, mobile communication terminal, communication method, and computer product: A communication system limits use of compressed dictionary content stored in a mobile communication terminal to only the mobile communication terminal. The mobile communication terminal transmits terminal identification information to a communication server. The communication server uses the received terminal identification information as a master key to encrypt compression parameters... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090093241 - Method and device for communication setup: A method for communication setup including transmitting a first message including an indication of a list with a plurality of list elements, wherein each list element specifies a communication service or a communication application computer program; receiving the first message; selecting at least one of the list elements; and transmitting... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090093243 - Radio link parameter updating method in mobile communication system: A radio link (RL) parameter updating method of a high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) system in a mobile communication system is disclosed. According to a radio channel situation of a terminal, an RL parameter applied to transmission and reception of control information between the terminal and a base station... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090093242 - System and method for account setup for mobile devices, such as an e-mail account setup: A mobile communication device includes a display configured to provide a graphical user interface, a memory configured to store computer program instructions and a communication-setup database having setup information associated with each of a plurality of different communication account types, and a processor configured to execute the computer program instructions... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090093245 - Method of protecting multimedia unit against abnormal conditions and protection system therefor: A protection system includes a multimedia unit, which is able to output a warning signal under an abnormal condition thereof and to restart on receipt of a restart signal, in which a phone number message for identifying a source of the restart signal is included; Ethernet for transmitting the warning... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090093246 - Automatic provisioning of power parameters for femtocell: Automatic provisioning of an access point base station or femtocell. The method may include the femtocell transmitting first information (e.g., location information, signal measurement information, capability information, etc.) to a service provider (e.g., over an IP network). The femtocell may receive second information from the service provider, where the second... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.
20090093249 - System and apparatus for mobile cs users to access ims network and registration method for accessing: The present invention provides a system and apparatus for a mobile CS user to access an IMS network and a registration method for accessing. The network under the present invention comprises an IMS network for providing IMS services and a CS access network. The network contains a Register Proxy Function... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090093247 - Wwan device provisioning using signaling channel: A signaling channel of a wireless wide area network is used to wirelessly obtain network connection information by a wireless device. Such information may include configuration information, branding information, data roaming partner information, and/or subscriber plan information. A user and/or the wireless device may use the network connection information when... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090093248 - Wwan device provisioning using signaling channel: A signaling channel of a wireless wide area network is used to wirelessly obtain network connection information by a wireless device. Such information may include configuration information, branding information, data roaming partner information, and/or subscriber plan information. A user and/or the wireless device may use the network connection information when... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090093250 - System for alternate communications in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem network: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a Unified Messaging System (UMS) having a Session Border Controller (SBC) to receive a Session Initiation Protocol Uniform Resource Identifier (SIP URI), detect from a host portion of the SIP URI that the SIP URI is associated... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090093252 - Automatic provisioning of handoff parameters for femtocell: Automatic provisioning of an access point base station or femtocell. The method may include the femtocell transmitting first information (e.g., location information, signal measurement information, capability information, etc.) to a service provider (e.g., over an IP network). The femtocell may receive second information from the service provider, where the second... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.
20090093253 - Hand-off control method in radio communication system: A hand-off control method (FIG. 4) for suppressing reverse radio wave interference between radio access terminals and for accelerating hand-off, in which when a base station of greatest forward reception power has changed from a BTS1 to a BTS2 in a forward link, the radio access terminal (AT) alters the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090093251 - Inter-radio access technology measurement system and method: A macrotechnology-based system is provided. The system includes a processor configured to promote macrotechnology-based transmission to a multi-mode user equipment of a signal including a plurality of data portions and a plurality of gaps between one or more of the plurality of data portions, at least one of the gaps... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090093254 - Radio communication system, radio communication method and base station: A radio communication system includes: a serving cell (for example, cell A functional unit 120) configured to transmit, to a radio terminal 10, an AG for directly specifying an uplink user data transmission rate and an RG for relatively specifying the uplink user data transmission rate; and a non-serving cell... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20090093255 - Adjusting multi-carrier allocation in wireless networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate adjusting allocation of carriers in wireless communications. A mobile device can establish communication with a base station over a number of allocated carriers for simultaneous transmission thereover. The mobile device can experience a decrease in power amplifier (PA) headroom causing dropping of at... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090093256 - Radio communication system, radio communication method and base station: The radio terminal 10 includes a communication unit 11 configured to transmit a happy bit to the base station. The base station 100 includes: a comparison unit 126 configured to compare a priority class assigned to a control target terminal with a priority class assigned to a comparison target terminal;... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20090093257 - Variable bandwidth in a communication system: A method, device, and system that use narrowband channels to provide higher re-use without multiplying the operator spectrum requirement. If a communication system supports variable carrier bandwidth channels, the narrow channel capacity can be divided among adjacent cells to provide higher re-use.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090093258 - Instant communication module capable of positioning a contact and method thereof: An instant communication module capable of positioning a contact and method thereof are disclosed. The instant communication module can send out a position request to a remote module by using an instant communication program. If the remote module accepts the position request, it will respond a location data back to... Agent: Hudak, Shunk & Farine, Co., L.p.a.
20090093259 - Location and time based filtering of broadcast information: Techniques for sending and receiving broadcast information are described. In an aspect, broadcast metadata may be generated for broadcast information and may include location and time criteria used by terminals to filter the broadcast information. Each location and time criterion may include (i) a location criterion given by a target... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090093260 - Methods for receiving and responding to location-based data: A location-based messaging system and its methods of operation are disclosed, including methods for receiving and responding to location-based data. Methods for sending geographic location information for a target address from a computing device to a receiving device that will enable the receiving device to display a map and/or directions... Agent: Silversky Group LLC
20090093261 - Methods for sending location-based data: A location-based messaging system and its methods of operation disclosed, including methods for sending geographic location information for a target address from a computing device to a receiving device that will enable the receiving device to display a map and/or directions from a geographic location of the receiving device to... Agent: Silversky Group LLC
20090093263 - Conservation of paging resources in a mobile switching center: A method in one example comprises the steps of receiving a call intended for a designated cellular subscriber unit at a serving MSC, determining that the designated cellular subscriber unit, during a recent prior use of the serving MSC, responded to an Intersystem Page (ISPAGE) message from a border MSC,... Agent: Docket Administrator (room 2f-192) Lucent Technologies, Inc.,
20090093262 - Method and system for terminal access: A system and method for terminal access includes transmitting a paging message from a network to a terminal; determining, by the terminal, orthogonal code information which differs from the one being used for current system access according to a predetermined rule; acquiring by the terminal a corresponding orthogonal code according... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090093264 - Instant messaging terminal adapted for wireless communication access points: A handheld instant messaging terminal manages multiple conversation sessions across multiple instant messaging services. The handheld terminal includes a handheld terminal housing, a data entry device integrated in the terminal housing, the data entry device generates textual characters and graphical symbols in response to actuation of the data entry device,... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck, LLP Chase Tower
20090093265 - Radio transmitting apparatus, radio receiving apparatus and radio transmitting method: A radio transmitting apparatus, a radio receiving apparatus and a radio transmitting method wherein the accuracy of detecting streams in D-TxAA is improved. There is included a transmission mode switching part (102) that switches output destinations of first and second input streams (1865,1866) in accordance with the propagation environments of... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090093266 - Relay system and data frame structure for the relay system: A structure of a data frame for transmitting data via a relay, and a transmission apparatus and a relay using the data frame are provided. The relay includes: a receiver to receive, from a transmission apparatus, first radio resource allocation information with respect to a first radio resource and second... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090093267 - Method and system for performing distributed outer loop power control in wireless communication networks: A method and system for performing distributed outer loop power control in a wireless communication network are disclosed. The method includes the steps of determining a transmit power for a plurality of transmitting nodes such that signals sent from each of the transmitting nodes are received at a receiver associated... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090093268 - Communication equipment: A communication equipment which is capable of avoiding receipt errors caused by a broadcasting receiver while a communication device is conducting communication. An adaptable current control unit stops adaptable current control of the broadcasting receives while the communication device is performing a transmission process.... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090093269 - Dual standby mode mobile terminal and communication mode control method thereof: A dual standby mode mobile terminal having a single smart card slot and communication mode control method thereof is provided for enabling the mobile terminal to operate in dual standby mode with a single smart card. A dual standby mode mobile terminal includes a first control unit for controlling a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090093270 - Mobile radio module for multiband-multimode operation: A module for a mobile radio device is proposed, whose central element is a multiswitch MS, which, as desired, can connect outputs for transmission and/or reception branches SZ, EZ of different mobile radio systems to an antenna ANT. The module is suitable for a multiband operation and, optionally, additional multimode... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090093271 - Access to contact connectors of a mobile terminal from another mobile terminal: A smart card is initially connected to a first mobile terminal and includes a first directory file adapted to store first contact cards. To access the first contact cards, initially stored in a directory of the first terminal, from a second mobile terminal an application in the first terminal copies... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090093272 - Device, module and method for shared antenna operation in a rfid technology based communication environment: In general, the present invention relates to a systems, apparatuses and methods. The system comprises in principle a mobile terminal device and at least one smart memory module. The smart memory module comprises a RFID technology based communications circuitry. The mobile terminal device comprises an antenna circuitry, a RFID technology... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC
20090093276 - Apparatus and method for reproducing video of mobile terminal: A method and device for reproducing contents of a mobile terminal having a touch screen, including: displaying on the touch screen a list of items corresponding to a plurality of contents stored in the mobile terminal; detecting a touch input to an item displayed in the list; displaying on the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090093273 - Differentiating a portion of a text message shown in a listing on a handheld communication device using an icon: 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)
20090093274 - Magnifying attachment: The object of this invention is to provide a magnifying attachment to be attached to a camera by which a high magnification image can be obtained without appearing a part having no image in the image. The magnifying attachment has a magnifying objective lens (21A), a field lens (21B) for... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
20090093275 - Mobile terminal and image display method thereof: A method for displaying images in a plurality of groups so as to allow a user to simultaneously preview the images on one screen, and a mobile terminal implementing such method, the mobile terminal including: a display for displaying a plurality of image groups and images included in each image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090093277 - Mobile terminal having multi-function executing capability and executing method thereof: A mobile terminal having a touch function is provided. The mobile terminal includes a display module and a controller. The display module displays content lists in a content list screen. The controller is configured to divide a predetermined region of the content list screen into a first region and a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090093278 - System and method for creating and utilizing metadata regarding the structure of program content: Metadata is created in connection with an editing of a copy of a digital media for the purpose of generating a sample of the digital media, such as a ringtone generated from a song. The metadata is published and is retrievable for use in editing another copy of the digital... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090093281 - Device, system, and method of power saving in wireless communication: Device, system, and method of power saving in wireless communication. In some demonstrative embodiments a method may include, for example, receiving at a base station at least one uplink power saving message from at least one mobile communication device, respectively, wherein the power saving message includes battery level information and... Agent: Empk & Shiloh ,llp
20090093280 - Method and apparatus for handling user equipment capability information: A method and apparatus for a wireless communication system, sends an initial connection request with the device capabilities of an indicated mobile station. The device capabilities comprise both semi-static capabilities and dynamic capabilities. The semi-static capabilities are stored in the core network. Data is transmitted via a wireless node before... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090093279 - Portable terminal device: A noncontact IC communicates information to a read write unit that is an external terminal device. A high frequency modulating/demodulating section demodulates data that has been modulated by the read write unit using a load modulating method or the like. A loop antenna receives the data from the read write... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090093283 - Foldable portable information terminal: A foldable portable information terminal includes an upper unit having a display unit on its one side, a lower unit having operation keys on its one side, and a movable connecting mechanism connecting the upper unit and the lower unit allowing the upper unit to be opened, closed, and freely... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090093282 - Mobile communication terminal having fragrance member: A mobile communication terminal includes a fixed body, and a movable body coupled with the fixed body. At least one of the fixed body and the movable body has a fragrance member at a portion thereof that generates friction when the movable body moves.... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090093284 - Mobile terminal: In a mobile terminal capable of preventing its breakage or damage by absorbing a shock of a contact between a folder and a main body in unfolding or folding of the folder by installing a buffer member to contact portions of the folder and the main body, a mobile terminal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090093285 - Bilateral sliding module and the electronic device using the same: A bilateral sliding module and an electronic device using the same are provided. The electronic device has a top housing, a bottom housing, and the bilateral sliding module slidable connects the top housing to the bottom housing. The bilateral sliding module comprises a first guiding unit, a second guiding unit... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.
20090093286 - Mobile wireless communications device with reduced interfering rf energy into rf metal shield secured on circuit board: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board carried by the housing and having RF circuitry comprising at least one RF component and plurality of other components mounted on the circuit board. An RF metal shield is secured to the circuit board and surrounds and isolates the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.04/02/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090088075 - Method and system for enhance roaming and connectivity in mimo-based systems: A system and method for communicating with a first network device via a first communication link established by a plurality of transceivers, the first communication link including a plurality of wireless signals and communicating with a second network device via a second communication link established by at least one of... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP/ Motorola
20090088078 - Portable terminal having bluetooth module and bluetooth communication method thereof: A portable terminal having a Bluetooth module and a Bluetooth communication method between the portable terminal and a device having a Bluetooth module are provided. The method includes determining whether the portable terminal receives a signal from the device in a call history viewing mode, during Bluetooth communication between the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090088079 - Method and system for utilizing undersampling to remove in-band blocker signals: Methods and systems for wireless communication are disclosed and may include band-limiting a wireless signal utilizing a programmable bandpass filter, generating a first signal by undersampling utilizing a clock signal and generating a second signal by undersampling the signal utilizing a delayed version of the clock signal, which may then... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090088080 - Scheduling based on effective target load with interference cancellation in a wireless communication system: Techniques for scheduling users for transmission on the uplink in a wireless communication system are described. A cell may perform interference cancellation for uplink transmissions and may observe lower effective noise and interference due to interference cancellation. The lower effective noise and interference may allow the cell to operate with... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090088085 - Apparatus and methods for frequency control in a multi-output frequency synthesizer: Methods and circuits for synthesizing two or more signals phase-locked to a common reference frequency signal are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method comprises generating first and second output signals phase-locked to a reference clock signal, using first and second phase-locked loop circuits. In response to a detected frequency error... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090088086 - Modified dual band direct conversion architecture that allows extensive digital calibration: A communication device may include one or more circuits in an integrated transmitter and receiver that includes a transmit path and a receive path. The transmit path may include an I processing baseband transmit path and a Q processing baseband transmit path. The receive path may include an I processing... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090088088 - Personal information communication device and method: Methods and systems for transmitting and receiving digital data are disclosed. In accordance with one aspect, a data communications device is disclosed. The device includes a handheld-sized housing containing circuitry including a powered region and an unpowered region. The powered region is configured to be operable in the absence of... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090088087 - Single point location tracking: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, the location of a mobile device within a floor plan of a building or the like environment may be determined using a single transmission link between transceiver and the mobile device. A bit error rate value and a receiver signal strength indication... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20090088100 - Method and apparatus for regulating a power amplifier: A method for regulating a power amplifier for operation in a timeslot data transmission system comprises providing the power amplifier with a bias for setting an operating point for the power amplifier, wherein the bias has a respective bias value. In addition, a supply voltage control signal is provided, wherein... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090088099 - Radio transmitter: A radio transmitter includes a transmitter circuit which produces a signal at a first frequency, and has digital divider circuitry, for dividing the first frequency to produce a signal at a second frequency. The noise performance of the digital divider is adjusted, depending upon the transmitter output power. Specifically, the... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090088101 - Wireless transceiver and wireless transmission method: A DC offset of a VGA is measured by selecting a ground contact of a switch. Then, the gain of the VGA is set at an appropriate value, monitoring contacts of the switch are successively selected, and the output values of an ADC for the respective cases are measured with... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090088103 - Point-to-multipoint communication terminal having a single rf chain: A communication terminal includes first and second antennas for respectively communicating with first and second remote terminals and a single up-converter that is arranged to up-convert an input signal to produce an RF transmit signal. The communication terminal further includes a switching circuit, which is arranged to couple the single... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz
20090088106 - Radio frequency filtering: Radio frequency filtering includes receiving a signal and detecting a change in the direct current (DC) offset of the signal or a change in a component that affects the DC offset of the signal. The filtering also includes setting a cut-off frequency of a high-pass filter to a first frequency... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090088107 - Method and system for utilizing undersampling and/or a digital delay line to remove out-of-band blocker signals: Methods and systems for wireless communication are disclosed and may include generating first and second signals by band-limiting a received wireless signal in two frequency ranges utilizing programmable bandpass filters. The first and second signals may be undersampled utilizing a clock signal. A delay of the second signal may be... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090088108 - Configuring method and apparatus: An apparatus, including a determining unit for determining one or more applicable radio selections including one or more radio interfaces for use by one or more communication applications, a ranking unit for ranking the applicable radio selections to an order of superiority according to a predefined ranking criterion, and a... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090088109 - Circuit arrangement for processing a radio-frequency signal: Described herein is a circuit arrangement for processing a radio-frequency signal.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090088110 - Radio frequency receiver architecture: A radio frequency receiver includes a passive mixer configured to receive and RF signal and a low input impedance circuit configured to receive the output of the passive mixer.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090088112 - Receiving apparatus for wireless communication, and receiving method for receiving apparatus: A receiving apparatus for wireless communication is provided with an offset value calculating unit configured to time-average the received signal from the orthogonal demodulator to the demodulator to detect a DC offset value, and feed back the DC offset value to a signal channel from the orthogonal demodulator to the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090088113 - Fast hopping frequency synthesizer: Apparatus and systems for synthesizing frequencies for use in a fast hopping wireless communications system. A frequency synthesizer comprises a plurality of oscillators with each oscillator having a first input coupled to a reference clock frequency signal, and a signal selector having a control signal input and a plurality of... Agent: Slater & Matsil LLP
20090088114 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus includes an antenna configured to generate a magnetic field corresponding to a signal of a first communication method; and a communication unit configured to perform communication via a communication medium by transmitting/receiving a signal of a second communication method by using a potential difference between the communication... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090088116 - Method and apparatus of successive interference cancellation for wireless communication system: A method and apparatus of successive interference cancellation for a wireless communication system is provided. A method of detecting a transmission signal for the method of the successive interference cancellation, the method including: receiving transmission signals transmitted from ‘M’ antennas; calculating a residual error value of each of the received... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090088115 - Novel distributed direct conversion receiver (ddcr) for uwb systems: A novel DDCR RF front-end for use in UWB applications combining a distributed approach which provides wideband functionality of the RF front-end with I-Q requirement of DCRs. The distributed architecture uses composite cells of a merged LNA and mixer along the input RF T-line.... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20090088117 - Receiver capable of reducing local oscillation leakage and in-phase/quadrature-phase (i/q) mismatch and an adjusting method thereof: An adjusting method for reducing local oscillation leakage or I/Q mismatch in a receiver includes the steps of: (a) detecting a current extent of local oscillation leakage or I/Q mismatch; (b) determining if an adjusting direction is correct with reference to the current extent of local oscillation leakage or I/Q... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090088118 - Reducing exposure of radio devices to interference through adaptive selection of repetitive symbols: Methods and apparatus relating to reducing exposure of radio devices to interference through adaptive selection of repetitive symbols are described. In an embodiment, a symbol may be selected for transmission to a display based on the operating frequency of a wireless device receiver. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent: Caven & Aghevli LLC C/o Cpa Global
20090088119 - Method and system for using a microstrip to switch circuits in cmos applications: Aspects of a method and system for using a microstrip to switch circuits in CMOS applications may include generating a second signal from a first signal by frequency-translating the first signal by switching a first current associated with the first signal between a first signal path and a second signal... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090088120 - I/q calibration techniques: A receiver includes a static I/Q calibration block and a correlation/integration block. The static I/Q calibration block is configured to substantially eliminate mismatches between in-phase and quadrature components of a portion of the spectrum having associated I/Q mismatches that are relatively frequency-independent. The correlation/integration block is configured to substantially eliminate... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090088121 - High linearity and low noise mixer: Circuits and methods for a mixer circuit involve having a first transistor with first and second terminals, where the first terminal is configured to handle an input RF signal. The mixer has a second transistor including a first terminal coupled to the second terminal of the first transistor, a second... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090088122 - Apparatus and methods for downconverting radio frequency signals: A noise isolation passive mixing apparatus is designed to mitigate noise contribution from intermediate frequency (IF) filters and amplifiers in a radio frequency translation stage. Common-gate configuration devices are inserted between passive mixer output and input of a transimpedance amplifier. In this way, circulation of the input-referred noise of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090088123 - Frequency converting circuit and receiver: A frequency converting circuit that outputs an output signal obtained by mixing a first input signal and a second input signal, has: a first input terminal to which the first input signal is input; a second input terminal to which the second input signal is input; an output terminal from... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090088124 - Radio frequency receiver architecture: A receiver includes a common-gate low noise amplifier (LNA) configured to receive an RF input signal and produce an amplified RF signal. A down-converting passive mixer is configured to mix the amplified received RF input signal with a local oscillator signal generated by a local oscillator to generate a down-converted... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090088126 - Public safety access point (psap) selection for e911 wireless callers in a gsm type system: Public safety access points are selected in a wireless network for E911 calls based on ESRD substitution when ESRKs are not being used. The present invention was conceived as an ESRK workaround solution to implement Phase II of the E911 rules from the starting point of a Phase I implementation.... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20090088125 - System and method for locating a cellular telephone in an emergency: A system and method are disclosed for providing information about a cellular telephone. The method comprises determining that an emergency condition exists, and acquiring a location of the cellular telephone. Audio, a still image, or a video image are also acquired from the cellular telephone, and provided with the location... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lnap Attn: Patent Docketing
20090088128 - Prepaid services accounts with multi-user customers and individualized quotas: Prepaid services include a multi-user prepaid services account as well as a prepaid balance associated with the account. A plurality of user records associated with the account each includes a quota. A service monitoring component may be configured to repeatedly draw down the prepaid balance by providing one or more... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090088127 - Systems and methods for providing multiple simultaneous calls from the same prepaid account: Prepaid services include associating a plurality of users with a prepaid services account. The account is configured to track a prepaid balance associated with the account as well as to allow at least a subset of the plurality of users associated with the account to draw down the prepaid balance... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090088129 - Charging for roaming users in ims networks: Communication networks and methods are disclosed for sharing charging information between a home IMS network and a visited IMS network. If a signaling message for a session is received in the visited IMS network, the visited IMS network assigns a visited charging identifier (e.g., ICID), and shares the visited charging... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20090088130 - Method for dynamic multi-level pricing for wireless communications according to quality of service: A method for pricing wireless communications services on a wireless network is described. A selection of a plurality of priorities available for transmitting a wireless communication transaction on a wireless network is provided, wherein the priority to be selected corresponds to the speed and allowable delay by which the transaction... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing
20090088134 - Mobile station, radio access network apparatus mobility switching station, mobile communication system, and communication service access method: In order to decrease delay time until data sending and receiving for a mobile station that is registered and that is in an idle state, the system is configured such that, when the mobile station issues a request of a communication service, the mobile station specifies a requesting QoS identifier,... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090088137 - Highly secured portable telephone system and information system: In order to solve the problem in that information relating to a specific purpose can be saved in the internal memory of a mobile apparatus on which a permanent memory is mounted while information relating to other purpose cannot be saved in the internal memory of the apparatus, the purpose... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090088138 - Context-appropriate answering responses for a mobile communications device: Embodiments provide an apparatus, a system, a device, a computer program product, and a method. A method embodiment provides method implemented in a mobile communications device. The method includes determining an ambient environmental context of the mobile communications device. The method also includes selecting an answer to an incoming-communication that... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20090088139 - Method, network unit and system for providing subscriber information of a group call to an interception unit: To provide at least one piece of subscriber information regarding at least one group call to an interception unit from a network unit by way of a communication network, the network unit receives at least one piece of subscriber information regarding at least one group call from a further network... Agent: Siemens Schweiz Ag I-47, Intellectual Property
20090088140 - Method and apparatus for enhanced telecommunication interface: A telecommunications system including a telephone including a calling party identification receiver and a peripheral device transceiver; and a headset configured to communication with the telephone via the peripheral device transceiver and configured to deliver calling party identification information to a user as audio information.... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090088141 - Method and system for conference calling with vehicle occupant: The disclosed system and method provide a mechanism for facilitating a conference call between a telematics subscriber and third parties through a call center. In one aspect, vehicle data may be uploaded data from the telematics unit while maintaining the conference call. The uploaded data may contain GPS location of... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.
20090088142 - Device migration: Personalization data such as settings and/or state is migrated across devices including mobile phones. Device personalizations are pushed to a cloud service or other mechanism for backup and subsequent transmission to other devices. The personalization data can later be employed to configure one or more other devices in the same... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090088143 - Mobile terminal, method of displaying data therein and method of editing data therein: A mobile terminal, method of displaying data therein and method of editing data therein are disclosed, by which an alignment sequence of data can be changed. The present invention includes a touchscreen displaying a first data and a second data thereon and a controller, if the second data is touched... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090088144 - Managing contact status updates in a presence management system: Managing online presence information for contacts involves propagating contact status updates from a contact to an interested identity. A contact list may include hundreds to thousands of contacts for an identity. When one of those contacts changes presence status (e.g., from available to do-not-disturb), the change is propagated from a... Agent: Ibm Austin Iplaw (dg)
20090088145 - Mobile communication terminal and software update method: In order to achieve the above-described objective, the present invention provides a mobile communication terminal includes: a wireless communication portion; and a control portion which downloads software via the wireless communication portion from a software distribution apparatus connected to a network, wherein the control portion, when an update operation is... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090088147 - Method and system for correlating ip layer traffic and wirless layer elements in a umts/gsm network: The present invention relates to a correlation module for correlating IP layer traffic and wireless layer network elements in a network. According to an example embodiment, the correlation module includes an RNC analyzer, a Gn snoop unit, and/or a mapping unit. The RNC analyzer is configured to collect wireless layer... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090088146 - Methods and devices for uplink load estimation: An inherent non-observability of the thermal noise power level is circumvented by estimating an upper limit of the thermal noise power level by time evaluations. An instantaneous total received wideband power is measured in a receiver. Preferably, also an instantaneous sum of powers of all links used in the same... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090088148 - Wireless communication system for monitoring physical downlink control channel: A method of monitoring a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment monitors a set of PDCCH candidates for a search space in a subframe. The search space includes a common search space monitored by all user equipments in a cell and... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090088149 - Communication apparatus , maintenance system, maintenance method and computer program: A communication apparatus for receiving maintenance data required for maintaining a device to be maintained and supplying maintenance data to the device to be maintained, and method are provided. The communication apparatus includes an acquisition unit for acquiring identification information for identifying the device and a sending unit for sending... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090088161 - Method for allocating a temporary resource request identifier for accessing a target base station: The present invention provides for a method for allocating by a plurality of source base stations of a cellular wireless communication support infrastructure a temporary resource request identifier to a wireless communication device for accessing a target base station. The method includes identifying a list of temporary resource request identifiers... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090088160 - Method for inter-radio access technology cell reselection: A method for performing cell reselection first determines a current cell selection quality value. The cell selection quality value is compared to a predetermined threshold. Measurements of neighboring cells are taken if the cell selection quality value is less than or equal to the predetermined threshold. Measurements can be taken... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090088157 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for providing cellular handoff: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for providing cellular handoff. According to embodiments, a method for providing a cellular handoff is provided. According to the method, a first group of users is associated with a first class of service and a first cellular tower. A second group of users is... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC
20090088156 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for reserving a cellular resource: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for reserving a cellular resource. According to embodiments, a method for reserving a cellular resource is provided. According to the method, a change in location is determined for a preferred cellular device. Whether the preferred cellular device will be handed off from a first... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC
20090088165 - Relay station, base station and method for extending a coverage area of a base station in a radio network: A method for extending a coverage of a base station in a wireless communication network is disclosed, characterized in that a relay station transfers control information and communication related information between the base station and the mobile station according to an indication of the base station.... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20090088166 - Methods and apparatus for communicating an interference quotient to improve preemptive roaming: Methods and systems are provided for improved preemptive roaming. A network switching device includes an on-board locationing engine configured to determine the location of a mobile unit in an environment then compute a first interference quotient for the mobile unit and a first access port and a second interference quotient... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090088167 - Method and apparatus to estimate relative base station and subscriber terminal locations and using it to increase frequency reuse: Method for estimating position information of base stations as well as terminals for three dimensional centralized real-time spectrum management to achieve high spectral efficiency. In one aspect of the invention, the method comprises i) understanding the position information of plurality of base stations, wherein the plurality of terminals and the... Agent: GlobalIPServices, PLLC
20090088170 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for adapting a quality of service mechanism based on feedback: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for adapting a quality of service mechanism based on feedback. A condition that affects quality of service of a communications network is monitored. An adaptation of the quality of service mechanism is determined based on a change to the condition. The adaptation is implemented... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC
20090088169 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for providing multiple communication paths: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for providing multiple communication paths. According to embodiments, a method for providing multiple communication paths is provided. According to the method, a plurality of cellular towers within a given range from a cellular device is determined. A first quality rating is determined for each... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC
20090088168 - Priority-based phone call filtering: A mobile phone filters phone calls based on priority. The mobile phone determines a call priority of an incoming phone call based on the caller's telephone number. The mobile phone also determines a threshold priority for the current time period based on a priority schedule. The mobile phone compares the... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090088171 - Radio network designing apparatus and method: Disclosed is a technology for easy balancing between cells by securing a cell balance, using an optimization process adopting a radio parameter as a parameter of an objective function. Objective function extractor 11 sets up optimizing condition at least including an objective function that has a radio parameter of a... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090088172 - Zone synchronization in wireless communication networks: The baseband processor is coupled to receive from the BS via the RF unit synchronization information indicating whether the time intervals allocated to at least a given zone by the BS and by at least one other BS of the wireless communication network are synchronized with one another, and to... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090088173 - Channel allocation device and channel allocation method: The logical channels are made to include a logical channel for control and a logical channel for data transmission, the radio physical channel are made to be commonly used for a plurality of logical channels, and one logical channel is made to have a correspondence relationship with one radio physical... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090088175 - Method and apparatus to allocate radio resources for transmitting a message part in an enhanced rach: A method and apparatus for allocating resources to a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) includes the WTRU transmitting a signature sequence to a Node B, receiving an acknowledge signal from the Node B, and determining a default resource index. The resource index is associated with enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) parameters.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20090088174 - Wireless communication apparatus and method for controlling wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication apparatus performs simultaneous communication with a plurality of communication terminals by using the same frequency band. The apparatus including: a reception unit that receives feedback information from each of the communication terminals; an acquisition unit that acquires a correlation value between the latest feedback information and the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090088176 - Method for reducing inter-cell interference in wireless ofdma networks: Protocols for OFDM/OFDMA/SC-FDMA based wireless networks provide adaptive inter-cell interference management without explicit spectrum or frequency planning. Base stations and mobile stations acquire information about subcarrier allocation from a handoff protocol. The mobile stations can also acquire this information using cognitive sensing. Cognitive sensing can be rewarded by the base... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20090088177 - Collocated radio coexistence method: A collocated radio coexistence method is disclosed. The method operates in the frequency domain to protect WiMAX downlink traffic from narrow band interference (e.g. harmonics) caused by other collocated radios, such as GSM 800 MHz, operating simultaneously with an 802.16-capable (WiMAX) radio in a multiple radio coexistence platform (MRP).... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C.
20090088178 - Load control for wireless base station: A method of controlling a load at a wireless communication base station includes determining an indication of a maximum path loss between the base station and any high speed data users currently in a cell served by the base station. A target loading limit for the cell is set based... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent
20090088181 - Apparatus and a method for locating user equipment: The invention is related to a subscriber identity module (1-4, 2-2), to user equipment (1-2) comprising a subscriber identity module (1-4, 2-2) and to a communications system that it is adapted to receive location information from said user equipment (1-2). The subscriber identity module (1-4, 2-2) comprises contacts (2-10) for... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090088180 - Computing geographical location of a mobile receiver using network measurement reports: A method and an apparatus for determining a location of a mobile receiver including the steps of measuring a plurality of signal strengths received by a mobile receiver, wherein the plurality of signal strengths are associated with a plurality of cellular stations, wherein the plurality of signal strengths is associated... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090088182 - Geographic tagging of network access points: A system for geographic tagging of network access points comprises a plurality of access points that have been configured to provide location information as part of their beacon. Each access point provides a service set identifier (SSID) that includes an encoded value that represents the location of the access point.... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick
20090088183 - Geographically self-labeling access points: The present invention provides systems and methods for self-labeling access points with their geographic location from received beacon frames. In particular, the present invention transmits beacon frames including temporary location information from mobile devices. The beacon frames are received by an access point, filtered by the access point and then... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick
20090088179 - Method and device for providing a mobile station with network network identity and timezone (nitz) information: The present invention relates to a method and a device—unit (11)—capable of performing the method for providing a mobile station (18) engaged with a telecommunications network (10) with data that is not identical throughout the whole network (10), where a table (27) is maintained in at least one unit (11)... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20090088184 - Moving body communication system, moving body terminal, information providing apparatus, and information transmission method: A moving body terminal is basically provided with a position information acquiring section, a receiving section and a control section. The position information acquiring section is configured to acquire position information indicating a current position of the moving body terminal. The receiving section is configured to receive from an information... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20090088185 - Method and apparatus for transmitting transport channels over a physical channel of a cellular communication system: A cellular communication network node comprises signal processing logic arranged to transmit at least one direct signalling channel indicator bit. The signal processing logic, upon receipt of a message to be transmitted, sets at least one direct signalling channel indicator bit to indicate that a direct signalling channel is active... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090088191 - Generation and delivery of multimedia content-adaptation notifications: A method for conditioning multimedia containers to be compatible with decoding facilities of receivers of diverse types is disclosed. Content of a multimedia container may include components of different encoding formats. Container conditioning also detects and, where feasible, removes undesirable insertions within each content component of a multimedia container. A... Agent: Victoria Donnelly
20090088190 - Mbms soft combining scheme: A method (200) of conducting soft combining of at least two MBMS signals in a user equipment (112) of a radio telecommunications network (100), the method including demodulating at least a subset of the received signals (202); and soft combining at least a MBMS data field from two or more... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090088192 - Message server: An apparatus includes a housing, an interface, a processor and a memory. The interface is affixed to the housing and is configured for coupling to a cellular wireless network. The processor is affixed to the housing and is coupled to the interface. The memory is affixed to the housing and... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090088193 - Messaging protocol/service switching methods and devices: Methods, devices, and computer readable media for switching communications from a first messaging protocol/service to a second messaging protocol/service by use of messaging information being embedded in a header of a first message of the first messaging protocol/service to enable the recipient to contact the sender over the second messaging... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20090088189 - Method and apparatus capable of unified multi-transport message handling: Upon obtaining a message object that specifies a plurality of destination addresses, a multi-transport client selects a candidate destination address from among the plurality of destination addresses, determines the transport associated with the candidate destination address and arranges for transmission of a portion of the message over the determined transport... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090088187 - Method and system for configuring a telematics device using two-way data messaging: A method and system for configuring a telematics device is constructed so as to use two-way short message service (SMS) to provide improved configuration execution. Mobile identification number (MIN), Mobile Directory Number (MDH), Home System Identification (SID) number, SID/NID pairs, NAI/password for packet data, over the air service provisioning (OTASP)... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.
20090088188 - Method, mobile communication device, and system for selective downloading to a mobile communication device: A method, mobile communication device, and system for selective downloading to a mobile communication device are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method on a mobile communication device for downloading data from a content source to the mobile communication device, the mobile communication device being configured... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090088194 - Single multi-mode clock source for wireless devices: The wireless device described herein uses a single crystal oscillator to generate the high and low frequency clock signals required by the wireless device during both active and inactive radio communications. An exemplary multi-mode clock unit comprises a single crystal oscillator operable in a normal power mode and a reduced... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090088195 - Method and apparatus for signaling of scheduling information: An approach is provided for signaling of scheduling information. A determination of one or more parameters for inclusion as scheduling information is made. A message containing the scheduling information in a header field is generated, wherein the one or more parameters include at least one of buffer status information, power... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20090088196 - Communication system, communication device, and transmission power control method: A mobile communication system (10) is characterized in that a base station device (20a) transmits a reception scheme of a communication signal; and a mobile station device (30a) includes a reception scheme acquisition part (303) receiving the transmitted reception scheme; a transmission power controller (307a) determining a transmission power at... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090088197 - Synchronized helper system using paired computing device: A helper system uses a computing device paired with a mobile computing device to provide help information associated with operation of the mobile computing device. The mobile computing device and the paired computing devices are synchronized so that the help information relevant to the current status of the mobile computing... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090088198 - Message processing method, ssmn processor and message service center: A message processing method, a single SIM multiple numbers (SSMN) processor, and a message service center are described in the embodiments of the present invention. The message processing method includes: receiving a message; determining a sending or receiving terminal of the message as a SSMN terminal; obtaining a virtual number... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20090088203 - Wireless bar code transaction device: A cellular camera telephone is provided with aiming, illumination, and decoding functionality to enable the economical and ergonomic reading and decoding of bar code symbols. The aiming and illumination are preferably a single system to minimize power consumption, such as by projecting a rectangle of light to both frame and... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090088208 - Apparatus having mobile terminal as input/output device of computer and related system and method: A system having a mobile terminal used as an input/output device of a computer is disclosed. The system may comprise a mobile terminal side audio input/output unit, a mobile terminal side sending/receiving unit, a computer side sending/receiving unit and a computer side virtual audio driving unit, wherein, the mobile terminal... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20090088209 - Mobile phone cradle assembly: A cradle assembly is provided for a mobile phone. The cradle assembly includes an elongate cradle defining an end opening and one or more rails. An elongate print cartridge is configured to be axially inserted into the cradle through the end opening and along the rails. The print cartridge includes... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090088210 - Mobile terminal and method of displaying image using the same: The present invention provides a mobile terminal and a method of displaying an image using the same. A method of displaying an image includes connecting a mobile terminal displaying an image on a screen to a display apparatus through a TV-out cable; terminating the display of the image on the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090088207 - System and method for a wireless ringer function: A system and method for extending alerts for a wireless device. A media player equipped with a wireless ringer is linked with a media player through a wireless connection. Playback of media content on the media player is interrupted to play an alert in response to the wireless ringer receiving... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090088211 - Dual-sim mobile terminal and operation method for the same: A dual-SIM mobile terminal and operation method for the same are disclosed. The dual-SIM mobile terminal checks the number of installed SIM cards during booting, and activates and deactivates the SIM switching mode according to the identified SIM card information. The operation method includes: detecting whether a first SIM card... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090088212 - Radio base station apparatus: Even when terminals having different bandwidths require different amounts of BCH information, a radio base station apparatus in a scalable bandwidth system can transmit the BCH information required by the terminals. A base station (100) comprises a frame generating part (150) that generates a frame in which only common information... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20090088213 - Method and system for sharing multiple antennas between tx and rx in a repeat field of polarization isolation: A repeater device may be utilized to enable forwarding extreme high frequency (EHF) communication between EHF-enabled wireless devices. The repeater device may utilize polarization isolation to prevent and/or reduce interference between received and transmitted EHF RF signals in the repeater device. The repeater device may utilize plurality of polarization antenna... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090088215 - Method and apparatus for secure electronic business card exchange: An electronic business card is provided with voice data associated with the card owner. In some embodiments, the voice data is a digitized voice sample; in other embodiments, the voice data is a selection of pre-processed voice recognition data associated with a voice sample. In some implementations, the electronic business... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090088214 - Outgoing call handling system and method: A cellular system for handling outgoing calls from a mobile station (1) including a network element (8) being capable of recognizing voiced commands and names, and has in memory a database of telephone numbers corresponding to an array of names; The mobile station (1) connects to the network element (8)... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Tkhr Attn: Patent Docketing
20090088217 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A device, computer program product and method of controlling a display on a mobile terminal including a first body, a second body connected to the first body, the method including displaying a first display, including one of a still image, a slide show, or a moving image, on the touchscreen... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090088218 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal, computer program product, and method for controlling the same are disclosed, by which a terminal user is enabled to input specific commands to the mobile terminal with minimum effort in a manner of configuring a display screen with consideration of enhanced user's convenience. The present invention includes... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090088219 - System and method for the distribution of advertising and associated coupons via mobile media platforms: A mobile terminal apparatus, systems, and methods for a mobile service provider to deliver advertising content, via a wireless protocol, to a user's mobile terminal are provided. The user's mobile terminal may be both multimedia and Bluetooth enabled, and may be able to be located by the service provider when... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090088216 - User attachable keypad: A wireless communication terminal with a conventional keypad can be provided with a user exchangeable keypad. The wireless communication terminal and user exchangeable cover interface electrically, mechanically or via RF. The user exchangeable keypad can be part of a user exchangeable cover or part of a casing for receiving the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090088221 - Automatic setting of an alert mode on a wireless device: Embodiments are provided for automatically setting an alert mode on a wireless device. Scheduling data is received which defines a predetermined period utilized to set the alert mode. The scheduling data may be received either by direct input in the wireless device or alternatively from an external edge device, such... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing
20090088220 - Cellular terminals and other electronic devices and methods using electroactive polymer transducer indicators: Mobile electronic devices and methods are disclosed that operate an electroactive polymer (EAP) transducer to provide tactile indications to a user. A mobile electronic device can include a housing with at least one EAP transducer that is at least partially disposed in a surface of the housing. The EAP transducer... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20090088222 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone includes a microphone and a plurality of speakers, the mobile phone changes its configuration state into at least two states, a closed state in which the microphone is covered, and an open state in which the microphone is not covered. The mobile phone further includes a determination... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090088224 - Adaptive volume control: A system comprising processing logic and sound-capturing logic coupled to the processing logic. The sound-capturing logic provides a captured signal to the processing logic. The captured signal is associated with a property. Transceiver logic is coupled to the processing logic. The transceiver logic provides a received signal to the processing... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090088223 - Echo canceller with correlation using pre-whitened data values received by downlink codec: Duplex audio communications over a network use compressed audio data, with linear prediction coefficients (LPCs) and variances by which sample values differ from predictions. A adaptive echo canceller for a transceiver develops finite impulse response filter (FIR) coefficients characterizing an echo path between its local audio output and audio input.... Agent: Ip Legal Services
20090088225 - Power control apparatus in mobile terminal: An apparatus for controlling power of a mobile terminal is provided. The apparatus includes a power conversion for providing a ground connection during a time interval if a power value is input for testing the mobile terminal and a power control unit having one terminal for controlling the power of... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090088226 - Estimation of power level in a communication device: A system comprising a first communication device and a second communication device adapted to determine a property of communications between the first and second communication devices. The second communication device estimates a power level associated with the first communication device for a length of time determined according to the property.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090088227 - Detachable connection mechanism: A detachable connection mechanism is to establish an electrical connection between a mobile phone and a notebook computer. The detachable connection mechanism is designed at a housing board. The housing board has an opening. A load board is pivotally connected with the housing board, and in contact with or away... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090088228 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes an opening/closing mechanism in which a first casing and a second casing are hinge-connected via a hinge unit and the first casing and the second casing perform opening and closing operations via the hinge unit and a rotation mechanism in which the second casing is... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090088229 - Apparatus and method to electromagnetically shield portable consumer devices: An apparatus and method is provided to shield contactless portable electronic consumer devices such as radio frequency identification devices (RFID), tokens, mini-cards, key fobs, cellular phones, smartcards, etc. from wireless interrogation. In one embodiment, a contactless portable consumer device which includes a first antenna is shielded from unauthorized wireless interrogation... Agent: Townsend And Townsend Crew LLP
20090088230 - Watch phone: An improved cell phone mounted to a wrist strap or bracelet for protecting a combination device, such as a cell phone incorporating a watch function, from becoming lost, and to provide active utility means for re-charging the watch phone batteries and for purifying water for human consumption purposes.... Agent: Ben E. LofstedtPrevious industry: Ventilation
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