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Telecommunications June invention type 06/09

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20090163135 - Information communication terminal, mobile telephone, contents distributing apparatus, contents distributing system, and program product: Provided is a mobile telephone easily associating ringing tones and an address book. A control unit implementing the mobile telephone includes an input unit accepting input of data, an instruction detecting unit detecting an instruction for executing an action specific to the mobile telephone based on the input data, a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090163136 - Method and system for tariff, load and meter data management with radio ripple control: The invention relates to a method for the management of a plurality of decentralized customer terminals by means of a bidirectional communications connection between a central unit and customer connection units associated with the customer terminals, wherein the central unit transmits at least one synchronous radio control program to a... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c

20090163137 - Systems and methods for communicating and rendering electronic program guide information via digital radio broadcast transmission: Methods and systems for preparing data for broadcast via digital radio broadcast transmission is disclosed comprising the steps of receiving a plurality of content files corresponding to programming information for program content to be broadcast; receiving an index file having a pointer for each of the plurality of content files,... Agent: Jones Day

20090163138 - Hybrid terrestrial-satellite telecommunications network with adaptable terrestrial relay-stations: The general field of the invention is that of hybrid telecommunication networks comprising at least one telecommunication relay-satellite emitting at least one signal covering a given geographical zone organized into sub-zones of smaller dimension, a terrestrial relay-station able to receive, to process the satellite signal and to emit a signal... Agent: Lowe Hauptman & Berner, LLP

20090163139 - Apparatus and method of mobile media presentation docking station for portable electronic device: A portable electronic device has a wireless receiver configured to receive wireless content, a communication interface configured to interface to a docking station having at least one connected media presentation host device, and content reproduction circuitry. The content reproduction circuitry is configured to determine a format required by the media... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20090163140 - Biochip electroporator and its use in multi-site, single-cell electroporation: A remote access and control system for remotely controlling a wide variety of devices using an application installed in a cell phone in conjunction with a control module in communication with the cell phone and the device(s). A portal-based access and control system is also disclosed.... Agent: Lorusso & Associates

20090163141 - Mobile terminal and call connection method thereof: A method of communicating with short range wireless devices using a mobile terminal includes selectably communicating with a plurality of portable wireless devices to support at least one operating mode. The mobile terminal includes a short range communication module configured to be connected to and communicate with a plurality of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090163142 - Methods and apparatus for channel quality indication feedback in a communication system: Methods and apparatus for feeding back channel quality indication in a communication system. First, a first channel quality indication index is determined in dependence upon a channel quality estimation of a first transmission channel, and a second channel quality indication index is determined in dependence upon a channel quality estimation... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090163143 - Method for determining and compensating transceiver non-idealities: A method for estimating transceiver non-idealities is disclosed. In one aspect, the method comprises generating a preamble comprising multiple sets of known training sequences with a synchronization part preceding an estimation part. The training sequences in the estimation part comprises at least two sequences which are (i) complementary Golay sequence... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090163144 - Communication device, terminal device, and method of managing radio channel quality: A monitoring unit monitors a quality of a radio channel established between a master station and a terminal device. An identification unit identifies attribute information representing an attribute of the terminal device or an attribute of a connection designated in a communication between the master station and the terminal device.... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090163145 - Systems and methods for time optimization for silencing wireless devices in coexistence networks: Embodiments provide systems and methods to optimize the time when to transmit a silencing frame, and hence, improve the overall network throughput and avoid access point transmission rate fall-back mechanism having an avalanche effect during coexistence of dissimilar wireless network technologies. A receiver comprises at least two dissimilar network technology... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090163146 - Communication apparatus and air-cooling method for the same: There is provided a communication apparatus and an air-cooling method for the same, in which the air-cooling mode can be easily changed to reduce the cost to increase the number of transceiver units and the space for the housing. The communication apparatus includes transceiver units of a transmission system for... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090163147 - Method for assigning control channels: The present invention is a mobile device capable of transmitting or receiving wireless signals and incorporating an FPC shielded RF signal conductor for connecting transmitter and/or receiver circuitry to an associated RF antenna or antennas. In some embodiments FCP may incorporate the antenna in an unshielded section of the FPC.... Agent: Heinz Grether PC G2 Technology Law

20090163148 - Systems and methods for automatically tuning a frequency modulator in a mobile device: A method for automatically tuning a frequency modulator in a mobile device is described. A frequency band is automatically scanned using a frequency modulation (FM) receiver. The FM receiver is integrated as a part of the mobile device. Quality associated with channels of the frequency band is analyzed to identify... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163149 - Transceiver for radio-frequency communication: A transceiver for radio-frequency communication comprises a waveguide, a transmitting port, a receiving port and a receiver load termination. The waveguide receives and transmits radio-frequency signals. The transmitting port is connected to the waveguide and transmits the radio-frequency signals to the waveguide. The receiving port is connected to the waveguide... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090163150 - Searching apparatus and method for operating a searching apparatus: The present invention relates to a searching apparatus, especially an avalanche transceiver, including a receiving unit (22) for receiving transmission signals for locating a transmitter and a transmitting unit (20) for transmitting transmission signals, wherein at least a first (10) and a second transmitting antenna (12) are associated with at... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery

20090163152 - Circuit board and power amplifier provided thereon: This description discloses a circuit board for a power amplifier that is able to keep a low temperature. In an example embodiment, the circuit board includes: an input board on its substrate, an output board on its substrate, and a power amplifier transistor acting as a bridge to connect the... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090163151 - Wireless device for physical coupling to another object: One embodiment of the present disclosure relates to a radio frequency (RF) device for communicating on a wireless network. The device includes an antenna coupled to an RF circuit. The device further includes a body housing the RF circuit and the antenna. The device yet further includes a support member... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090163153 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, amplification factor determination method, and storage medium: The back-off of an AGC diversion section can be appropriately controlled. A base station apparatus (10) includes an amplifying part (12) for receiving a first transmission signal, which is generated by being modulated using a first modulation scheme and transmitted, and a second transmission signal, which is generated by being... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090163154 - Method for compensating signal distortions in composite amplifiers: A method for compensating signal distortions in multiple transmitting branches (3, 5; 43, 45, 46) entering a composite amplifier (1; 1′). According to the invention the method comprises the steps of: —providing (S1) one or more input signals (x) to the composite amplifier, —observing (S2) an output signal (z) from... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20090163155 - Methods for calibrating a transmitter, and radio transmitter: In an embodiment, a radio transmitter may be provided. The radio transmitter may include a radio transmitter control loop; and a controller configured in such a way that it operates the radio transmitter control loop as a closed control loop in a first operating mode, and that it operates the... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner

20090163157 - Configurable transmitter: According to an example embodiment, an apparatus may be provided that is configurable to operate in either a separate power amplifier configuration or a combined power amplifier configuration.... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20090163156 - Dac based switching power amplifier: A power amplifier for use in a transmitter includes a first transistor having an input, a first node and a second node, a second transistor having an input, a first node and a second node and a digital to analog conversion module. The input of the first transistor is coupled... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090163158 - Support of downlink dual carriers and other features of evolved geran networks: A wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) configured to indicate REDHOT and HUGE multi-slot capability to a network. The REDHOT multi-slot capability is included in a MS Classmark 3 information element and a MS Radio Access Capability information element. In another embodiment, DLDC operation in an evolved GERAN system includes both... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090163159 - Radio receiver, audio system, and method of manufacturing radio receiver: A radio receiver includes a frequency converter, an oscillation circuit, an A/D converter, and a digital demodulator. The A/D converter digitally samples the intermediate frequency signal by using one of an oscillating frequency, a multiplying frequency, and a dividing frequency of the clock signal as a sampling frequency. The digital... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090163160 - Adaptive responsivity rf receiver detector system: A variable responsivity adaptive detector system (10) for a receiver protects a baseband amplifier from being overdriven and used to detect weak signals at the antenna (14). The RF detector system (10) includes an envelope detector (28) configured to receive an RF signal, and a power detector (20) sensing a... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090163161 - Scalable radio receiver architecture providing three-dimensional packaging of multiple receivers: Methods of forming scalable systems and scalable systems on an integrated circuit (SoC) are provided. First and second radio frequency (RF) systems are disposed on first and second substrates, respectively. A first processor that is configured to process the first RF system is disposed on a substrate separate from the... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090163162 - Direct conversion receiving architecture with an integrated tuner self alignment function: A direct conversion receiver with an integrated self alignment tuner. The system includes a tank circuit, an analog to digital converter, a digital down converter, a digital up converter, a local oscillator, and a digital to analog converter. The tank circuit receives a radio frequency signal from an antenna input.... Agent: Visteon/brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090163163 - Receiver: A receiver has a pre-stage variable gain amplifier configured to amplify an RF signal received by an antenna, a frequency converter configured to convert an output signal of the pre-stage variable gain amplifier into a low frequency signal to output the low frequency signal, a filter unit configured to selectively... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090163164 - Reception device, reception method and program: A reception device includes: an AGC circuit adapted to control the amplitude of a receive signal; a correction circuit adapted to correct the flutter component in the output signal of the AGC circuit; a synchronization circuit adapted to establish synchronization with the signal whose flutter component has been corrected by... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20090163165 - Wireless communication circuit and wireless communication system: A wireless communication circuit has a second control circuit which reduces the gain of the differential converter when the signal level of the RF signal is at least a specified level and the RF signal includes a disturbing wave of a predetermined level or higher.... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090163166 - Phase lock loop with phase interpolation by reference clock and method for the same: The present invention relates to a PLL that utilizes a phase interpolation by a reference clock. The PLL includes a phase-interpolated controller for generating a phase-interpolation control signal; a phase/frequency detector for detecting a phase difference between a second reference clock and a feedback clock and outputting a phase error... Agent: Ipr Works, LLC

20090163167 - Automatic gain control for beamformed signals: A method of selecting an RF gain of an automatic gain control amplifier includes the steps of measuring a strength of a received signal, the signal reliable and consistent power characteristics, and then measuring an interference level of the received signal, and determining either a target output power level or... Agent: Mayback & Hoffman, P.A.

20090163168 - Efficient initialization of iterative parameter estimation: The invention provides a method to initialize an iterative signal estimation algorithm, such as an expectation-maximization type algorithm, the method including the step of performing a non-parametric noise reduction method. Preferably, the non-parametric noise reduction method includes performing a spectral subtraction such as a power spectral subtraction and more preferably... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090163169 - Low-noise block: A low-noise block converter comprises a low-noise amplifier, a local oscillator, a mixer, an IF-amplifier and a regulator. The low-noise amplifier amplifies a high-band received signal. The local oscillator generates a local-frequency signal. The mixer transforms the high-band received signal into an intermediate-frequency signal by mixing the high-band received signal... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090163170 - Emergency system and method: A system and a method for receiving local emergency information on a mobile device in a system having a telecommunication network and at least one local communication network having one or more wireless access points. The mobile device receives a general emergency signal over a broadcast channel of the telecommunication... Agent: Michaelson & Associates

20090163171 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing emergency service validation: An apparatus for providing emergency service validation may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receiving a message associated with a registration event of a device to a communication session. The message may include a parameter having information indicative of a location of the device at a time... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090163172 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for online charging: A method and apparatus for invoking online charging of a service requested via a communications network and to be accessed according to a first protocol, wherein subscriber information is received from a first network element (102) including information for invoking the online charging, and the received subscriber information is interpreted... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090163174 - Device and method for detecting and preventing sensitive information leakage from portable terminal: A device and method for detecting and preventing sensitive information leakage from a portable terminal is provided. A device for detecting and preventing leakage of sensitive information from a portable terminal includes a data storage unit that stores data containing sensitive information, an external interface that interfaces the portable terminal... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090163173 - Unauthorized call activity detection in a cellular communication system: A cellular communication system (100) includes a subscriber unit (101) having an associated subscriber identity. The subscriber unit (101) transmits call log data over an air interface communication link. The call log data is generated locally in the subscriber unit (101). A billing processor (117) generates billing data for the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090163176 - Network connection method of non-portable terminal using user identification information of terminal: The mobile terminal and the linked terminal have independent communication access paths to connect to a common network. The mobile terminal and the linked terminal are brought within a short distance from each other for communication so as to transfer user identification information for authentication stored in the mobile terminal... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20090163175 - Virtual sim card for mobile handsets: A system and method for providing a capability to backup cellular telephone provisioning information and personal data from a mobile handset on a server. A user initializes an account with a service provider with authentication credentials and backs up provisioning information and personal data stored within a mobile handset to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163177 - Guest communication and information delivery user interface: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for providing a user interface for guest communication and information delivery. The user interface is provided on a computing device located in, for example, a guest's hotel room. The computing device is part of a system that can include internal... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP

20090163178 - Method and apparatus for deleting communication information in a portable terminal: A method and apparatus for deleting communication history wherein communication data is deleted while deleting a communication history in a portable terminal. When communication information about a particular phone number or a particular person name is intended to be deleted, the method can search and delete a communication history and... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090163180 - Method and system for communicating in a network: A method (300) and a system for communicating in a network are disclosed. The method includes receiving (304) an alert message from a network device at a first mobile device. The alert message is to initiate communication between the first communication device and a second communication device. The method also... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090163179 - System, apparatus and method for transporting mobile device text messages to a cordless telephone system: Systems (10, 40), devices (12, 42) and methods for transporting mobile device message data, such as text messages, between a mobile device and a cordless telephone device. The systems include a cordless telephone base station having incorporated therein the ability to transport text messages from a connected or associated mobile... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20090163181 - Wireless chat automatic status signaling: A technique and apparatus to provide status tracking of presence and/or location of a mobile, wireless device to a requesting entity even outside of a particular wireless system. This allows wireless service providers the ability to monitor and log changes in the status of mobile stations within and/or outside their... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090163184 - Apparatus and method for processing call and message-related events in a wireless terminal: A character agent function is added to a wireless terminal and an avatar user interface (UI) for generating and processing an event is expressed when an event occurs in the wireless terminal, such that call and message-related events occurring in the wireless terminal can be expressed through the character agent... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20090163185 - Method and system for creating, receiving and playing multiview images, and related mobile communication device: A method and a system for creating, receiving and playing multi-view images are provided, and a related mobile communication device is also provided. A service server in the system receives images collected by the devices and encodes the received images based at least partly on redundancy of the images. The... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090163183 - Recommendation generation systems, apparatus and methods: A method for generating recommendations for a user of a mobile device is provided. The user is associated with a service provider. A request for a recommendation is obtained. Data associated with the user and data on the content available to the user is retrieved from the service provider. A... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163182 - Time and location based theme of mobile telephones: A cellular or wireless mobile handset includes a processor configured with software to monitor time, date, location and other parameters, and change customization settings, known as themes, based upon the monitored parameter. Multiple themes may be stored on the mobile handset and implemented by the mobile handset processor based upon... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163186 - Application program interface and graphical user interface for editorial review of mobile advertisement campaigns: Systems and methods for facilitating a review of mobile advertisement listings is provided. In one implementation, the method may include displaying information in a user interface for reviewing, the information associated with a mobile advertisement listing and at least one carrier, and at least one keyword associated with the mobile... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20090163187 - Validation of mobile advertising from derived information: A system and method of validating an advertisement presented to an advertisement recipient via a mobile communication device includes presenting an advertisement for a product or service to a recipient via a mobile communication device, monitoring the geospatial location of the mobile communication device relative to some predetermined criteria, and... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC

20090163190 - Content provision to subscribers via wireless transmission: Methods and systems that provide content to subscribers via wireless transmission by initiating a page that does not automatically provide associated content. The content provider conserves air time by not automatically transmitting the content. The information content may be of different types, such as voice, text, audio, or even video,... Agent: Jon E. Kappes Law Offices Of Steven G. Lisa, Ltd.

20090163188 - Method and system of providing an audio phone card: An approach is disclosed for providing an audio phone card. A telephone call is received for an audio service from a voice station by user. Audio content is transmitted to the user over the telephone call, wherein playback of the audio content is controlled by the user via the telephone... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090163189 - Web content distribution to personal cellular telecommunications devices: The present invention is directed toward distribution of web content to personal cellular telecommunications devices. The present invention proposes compiling syndicated items compilation files containing the entire contents of one or more syndicated information files and/or status notification compilation files containing a list of one or more syndication feeds and... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090163192 - Communication system for call alerting: A method of operating a communication system comprises receiving an incoming call, wherein a caller identification is associated with the incoming call, generating an alert message for the incoming call, wherein the alert message includes the caller identification, transmitting the alert message from a wireless base station to a mobile... Agent: Sprint

20090163191 - Method and apparatus for providing a wireless portable communcation device with the ability to selectively display picture and video images: Unwanted picture or video images are inhibited from being displayed by wireless communication devices based on the identity of the message originator, be that identity a phone number, an e-mail address, a website, a blocked message originator identification signal, the absence of a message originator identifier associated with the wireless... Agent: Robert K. Tendler

20090163193 - Method and apparatus for launching activities: A handheld electronic device having a microprocessor housed within a body including a display area and a contact-sensitive area is disclosed. The contact-sensitive area detects contact engagement therewith and produces instruction data based thereupon. A microprocessor-run software program receives instruction data from the contact-sensitive area. The contact-sensitive area has a... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090163194 - Telematics unit having interactive radio features: The present invention provides a method for implementing interactive radio features within a telematics equipped mobile vehicle. The method includes receiving radio station information, detecting an initiation command received from a user interlace, and providing the radio station information to the telematics unit responsive to the detected initiation command. The... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.

20090163196 - Community photo service on a data network: A service is provided to a user of a mobile electronic device. The device has an interface to a data network, a component for capturing information, and a user interface for control of the device. The service configures the device for identifying a predetermined network address on the data network... Agent: Michaelson & Associates

20090163195 - Mobile terminal and communication method thereof: A multimode mobile terminal and communication method thereof are discussed, by which communication is enabled using various networks. The method according to an embodiment includes a display unit configured to display a plurality of currently available networks detected by the terminal, each network being a different network type, a user... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090163197 - Method of reporting poor rf coverage in a wireless network: The present invention provides a method for storing data relating to network conditions in a mobile unit. A mobile station receives a signal from a base station. The mobile station stores data associated with the signal in memory within the mobile unit. When the mobile unit determines that the signal... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 2f-192 Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20090163199 - Method apparatus and network node for applying conditional cqi reporting: A method for limiting Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) reporting from a User Equipment to a network node is provided where a User Equipment can transmit CQI reports to a network node, such as e.g. a base station, when the User Equipment is operating in low transmission and/or low reception activity... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090163198 - System and method for establishing optimal parameters for performing seamless call transfer between cordless and wireless modes: A system and method for establishing a signal parameter threshold for switching between communications protocols by a multimode handset may include providing cordless telephones of different models. A dropout point at which a communications signal of each of the cordless telephones deteriorates below a predetermined level may be determined. At... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090163200 - Mobile device supporting walkaway conversation establishment: An apparatus includes a data processor; a user interface; a first communication interface through which a call may made; a second communication interface; and a memory that stores information received through the second communication interface. The information is received from at least one mobile communication device when disposed in proximity... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090163201 - Presence-based call switching: To facilitate establishment of connections between dual-mode mobile wireless devices within a local wireless data network, at a network gateway for the local wireless data network, receiving from a first dual-mode mobile wireless device following entry of the first dual-mode mobile wireless device to the local wireless data network a... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20090163202 - Managing communications with private access points in wireless networks: Communication is initiated with a radio access network through a first private access point according to a first air interface standard based on a first identifier corresponding to the first private access point. A second identifier corresponding to the first private access point is determined by using a roaming list.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090163203 - Method and wireless system for achieving local anchoring of a mobile node: The invention involves a method for achieving local anchoring of a mobile node (MN) in a wireless system comprising a plurality of radio access networks (RANs), a plurality of gateways (GWs), each capable of acting as a serving gateway, and a home server, with each RAN being connected to a... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090163204 - Method and apparatus for scanning for cells in a wireless communications network: A method of creating a candidate list of available cells for access by a wireless communications device, the method comprising, for each of a plurality of supported frequencies: measuring a received signal strength, and suppressing cell detection on a frequency if: a stored result of a determination of whether a... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20090163205 - Wireless communication after subscriber station is switched on: In a wireless communication system having at least first and second radio stations located at a network end and connected to a core network, the first radio station receives a registration message from a user station to initially register the user station in a radio station located at the network... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090163210 - Communications systems: A method of, and apparatus for, reducing interference inflicted by a first wireless communications system on a second wireless communications system, and a method of, and apparatus for, interacting with a first wireless communications system.... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090163209 - Method and apparatus for determining coverage and switching between overlay communication systems: Techniques to determine whether or not a terminal is under the coverage of a current wireless communication system (e.g., a packet data system) and to switch from the current system to another wireless communication system (e.g., a voice/data system). In one method, at least one measurement of at least one... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163211 - Method and apparatus for transfer of a message on a common control channel for random access in a wireless communication network: Techniques for sending a message for random access by a user equipment (UE) are described. In an aspect, the UE may send the message on a control channel for random access and may send a reserved channel identifier to indicate the message being sent on the control channel. In another... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163206 - Network initiated proactive handover procedure for fast moving wireless devices: A method, information processing system, and wireless communication system, initiate a handover scanning procedure with a wireless device. The method includes monitoring a first signal strength measurement (606) transmitted by a wireless device (108). A second signal strength measurement associated with the wireless device (108) that is measured locally is... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090163207 - Radio link handover in a cellular communication system: A base station (109) of a cellular communication system (100) comprises an RNC interface (301) which receives a radio link handover initiation message for a radio link from a radio network controller (113). A switch delay processor (309) determines a handover switch delay and a characteristics processor (311) sets a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090163208 - Uplink carrier handoff and method for path loss based triggering of uplink carrier handoff: In one embodiment, the method of carrier handoff includes receiving a measurement report from a mobile providing information regarding path loss as measured at the mobile for a serving one of the multiple carriers on the downlink. The serving carrier is the carrier over which the mobile communicates on the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090163212 - Handover for cellular radio systems: In a cellular wireless system, power thresholds used for determining whether or not to add or drop servers held in a set of servers, such as an active set, for serving a user equipment are determined on the basis of the motion of the respective user equipment. A lower threshold... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20090163213 - Method for mobile communication handover and system and base station thereof: A method for mobile communication handover and a system and a base station thereof are disclosed in the embodiments of present invention, wherein the method includes steps: on the basis of first link which only bears DCH service and has already existed, adding a second link bearing DCH and E-DCH... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090163214 - Asymmetrical beams for spectrum efficiency: A method and apparatus for increasing capacity and performance of a base station for a sectorized cellular wireless network is disclosed in which one of the sector antennas is replaced or supplanted by a novel sub-sector antenna that generates a plurality of asymmetrical sub-sector coverage areas that collectively substantially cover... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090163215 - Communications systems: A method of reducing interference in a first wireless communications system, the first wireless communications system being operable in use to take part in a spectrum assignment process involving at least a second wireless communications system, the method comprising defining an exclusion zone in proximity to the first wireless communications... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090163219 - Combined base transceiver station and base station controller data call: A system, method, and computer readable medium for a data call setup comprises receiving an origination message by a radio call control (RCC) and by a main call control (MCC), receiving an assignment request message by the MCC and by the RCC, and receiving a traffic channel assignment message by... Agent: Rg & Associates

20090163218 - Method and system for allocating subcarrier frequency resources for a relay enhanced cellular communication system: A method and system for allocating subcarrier frequency resources for a relay enhanced cellular communication system is provided. The relay enhanced cellular communication system includes a base station, one or more mobile stations and one or more relay stations. Subcarrier allocation involves assigning a set of subcarriers by allocating subcarriers... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20090163216 - Proximity detection in a network: Techniques for facilitating a hand-in using proximity-detection and dual-pilot operation detect a presence of a client device in proximity to the network-side device; and transmit a first signal over a first communication channel to the client device, the first signal enabling the client device to access information transmitted in a... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090163217 - Wireless network control apparatus, communication system and communication method: A wireless network control apparatus capable of transmitting an acknowledgement of receipt at an earlier timing, thereby suppressing any delay that would otherwise be caused by a retransmission. In this apparatus, a reading part (102) reads an RRC connection request message. A transmission control part (103) controls an ACK generating... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20090163221 - Communication systems: A spectrum-assignment method for use in a wireless communication system, the system comprising at least first and second communication apparatuses each having a portion of communication spectrum pre-assigned to it for communication, the method comprising: on a dynamic basis, controlling re-assignments of said spectrum between the first and second communication... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090163220 - Method and system for resource allocation in relay enhanced cellular systems: A method and system for allocating resources for a relay enhanced cellular communication system including a base station, one or more mobile stations and one or more relay stations, is provided. Resource allocation involves allocating subcarriers to one or more access communication links between mobile stations and their serving stations,... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20090163222 - Method for performing resource allocation in a wireless communication network, base station and wireless communication network: The present invention relates to a method for performing resource allocation to a mobile terminal (12) in a wireless communication network (10), said wireless communication network (10) comprising a plurality of base stations (BS0-BS12). The method comprises the steps of measuring link quality of one or more wireless links (14)... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090163223 - Load balancing in mobile environment: In next generation wireless networks such as a Mobile WiMAX traffic prioritization is used to provide differentiated quality of service (QoS). Unnecessary ping-pong handovers that result from premature reaction to fluctuating radio resources pose a great threat to the QoS of delay sensitive connections such as VoIP which are sensitive... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090163226 - Device, system, and method of power saving using location sensing modules: A method, apparatus and system for, in a computing apparatus, periodically activating a location operating system detecting a substantial change in the location of the apparatus, selecting a computing environment from a predetermined set of computing environments based on the change in the location of the apparatus, where the selected... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090163225 - Systems and methods for automatically searching a database to tune a frequency modulator in a mobile device: A method for automatically tuning a frequency modulator in a mobile device is described. The geographical location of the mobile device is obtained. A database of one or more frequencies associated with the geographical location of the mobile device is searched. Quality associated with channels of the one or more... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163224 - Systems and methods for locating a mobile device: Systems and methods disclosed herein generate pseudo pilot signals including PN phase offsets corresponding to a plurality of pseudo base stations. The pseudo base stations are (1) a plurality of non-physical base stations, and/or (2) physical base stations outside the reception range of the mobile device. The pseudo pilot signals... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163228 - System and method for providing information based on geographic position: A system and method for providing position information using a three-dimensional based grid is provided. The position information may be relayed to an electronic device by providing location information to a database and receiving location-centric information at the electronic device. The system may include a network for continuously updating the... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090163227 - Systems and methods for targeted advertising on wireless devices based on device location and current user interests: Aspects provide for systems, methods, apparatus and computer program products for selecting advertisements for presentation on wireless device applications based on the current device location and the current interests of the device user. The current interests of the device user are defined by the application currently being executed on the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163232 - Enterprise seamless mobility: Extending dual-mode phones using SMS messages. When operating in cellular mode, SMS messages originated by a mobility controller in the enterprise command features such as indicators on the dual-mode phone. SMS messages are received by an agent in the dual-mode phone. A mobility controller connected to the enterprise SIP PBX... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090163229 - Indicators for dual-mode phones: Indicator control for dual-mode phones. While under control of an enterprise Wi-Fi network, indicators on a dual-mode phone can be controlled using SIP messages. When operating in cellular mode, indicators on the dual-mode phone are controlled by SMS messages which are intercepted on arrival. A software agent connected to the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090163231 - Interactive message service system and its method: The present invention relates to a system and method of transmitting text messages to and from mobile phones. In further detail, the invention presents an interactive message service (IMS) system and related methods that are characterized by composing the inquiring party's message in a multiple-choice question format; and by sending... Agent: Ipla P.A.

20090163230 - Providing transparent cdma short message service using non-cdma mobile devices, smart cards and networks: Methods and systems for sending, receiving, storing, and reading CDMA type SMS messages on wireless non-CDMA or multimode mobile devices include embedding a CDMA SMS message in a non-CDMA SMS host message. Such a host message may be created, transmitted, received, or otherwise processed by a mobile device, such as... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090163233 - 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

20090163234 - 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

20090163235 - 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

20090163236 - 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

20090163237 - Communications systems: A method of reducing interference in a first wireless communications system, the first wireless communications system being operable in use to take part in a spectrum assignment process involving at least a second wireless communications system, the method comprising defining an exclusion zone in proximity to the first wireless communications... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090163238 - Adjusting wireless signal transmission power: A home base station receives signal to interference and noise ratio data from at least one access terminal, determines whether a transmission power of the home base station should be adjusted based on the received signal to interference and noise ratio data, and then adaptively adjusts the transmission power of... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090163239 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for generating media content by recording broadcast transmissions: An apparatus for enabling generation of media content by recording broadcast transmissions may include a processing element. The processing element may be configured to record content associated with a broadcast transmission at a mobile terminal, assign an informational tag to the recorded content without user interaction during the assigning, and... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090163240 - Service connection apparatus and method in portable terminal: A call connection method and apparatus are disclosed. When a service is released in a portable terminal that supports different communication modes due to a network problem, the call connection method and apparatus reconnects the service to another network. The call connection method includes performing a first service through a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090163241 - Configurable modular multi-function communication device: A configurable modular communication device (200) is composed of an information delivery module (204) and an information input module (202) that are matable to each other. The information delivery module is a single base unit that can work with a touchscreen keypad (216) or a number of modular keypad or... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Pdx

20090163242 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a first main body, an audio processor mounted in the main body, a camera module mounted in the main body, and an earphone signal connected with the first main body. A first input-output port disposed on the main body is coupled with the audio processor... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090163243 - Safety features for portable electonic device: A portable electronic device includes a safety feature configured to prevent at least some forms of use of the device when the user is traveling beyond a speed threshold. The device may detect its linear speed, compare that speed to a threshold, and provide a response or blocking function upon... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLC

20090163245 - Mobile communication terminal and mobile communication method: The terminal includes an interruption detection module 110 to detect an inserted state of a card and an SIM communication controller 111 to determine presence or absence of removal or replacement of the card in response to detection by the interruption detection module 110; the controller 111 makes the terminal... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090163244 - Synchronization of mobile terminals: Embodiments are directed to activation and performance of multiple-subscriber-identity-module (“multi-SIM”) automatic synchronization of mobile devices. A user may specify one or more data types for which multi-SIM automatic synchronization should be performed, which may include incoming calls, sent text messages, and the like. Information about an answered incoming call may... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090163246 - Oscillator calibration: A basestation for a cellular communication system has an interface, for connection to a computer network, and also includes an oscillator, for generating wireless transmit and receive frequencies. A controller receives timestamped response messages from a time server over the computer network, each response message being subject to a network... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20090163249 - Case having display window and mobile terminal having the case: A case having a display window and a mobile terminal having the case that suppress damage due to static electricity applied to a display window are provided. The case of a mobile terminal for covering a display device thereof includes: a case body in which a window space for exposing... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090163248 - Method for performing display in cell phone and cell phone thereof: A method for performing display in a cell phone and a cell phone thereof are provided in the present invention. The cell phone comprises a storage module for storing data information consisting of text or numbers. The cell phone further comprises: a battery for supplying power; a display module, connected... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090163247 - Portable terminal having external module and method for displaying charged status thereof: A portable terminal is provided having an external module that is capable of easily charging a battery of the external module, such as a bluetooth, and of easily checking the charged status thereof The charged status of a second battery of the external module may be displayed through a terminal... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090163250 - Scrolling method and mobile communication terminal using the same: A scrolling method, which includes displaying at least one scroll icon on a screen of a touch device, sensing an operation in which one of the displayed scroll icons is touched and dragged, and scrolling the screen displayed on the touch device in a direction in which the touched scroll... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090163251 - Method and telephone for downloading audio and video content for call indication: The invention relates to a method for downloading ring tunes in order to customising mobile telephones which is characterised in that apart of the audio content, downloaded data comprise a graphical animation displayable on a mobile telephone screen when the audio content is played on the telephone during an incoming... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20090163252 - Universal console for portable telephones: A universal console for portable telephones with electrical connection points is disclosed, where the connecting part in the console is arranged to adapt to the design of the telephone connections.... Agent: Abelman, Frayne & Schwab

20090163253 - In-car communication apparatus: An in-car communication apparatus includes a connection seat being externally provided on one side with a recess, and internally including a processing unit, to which an input element, an output element, an operating element, a power plug, and a conducting section at a bottom of the recess are electrically connected;... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090163254 - Method, system and apparatus for synchronizing multiple streams for optimizing delay and talk time: A method, system and apparatus for synchronizing multiple streams of a communication session between a wireless station device (STA) and one or more communication devices via a wireless access point (AP) of a wireless local area network (WLAN), includes a host processor determining a synchronization period in accordance with packetization... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090163255 - Hidden picture customization for cellular telephones: A mobile phone having a housing or portion thereof that is configured to receive and retain a user insertable image such that the image is viewable by a user. In an embodiment, the image is concealed from view under certain conditions. In the absence of such conditions the image can... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090163256 - Translucent single layer touch screen devices having vertically oriented pattern traces: Disclosed is a translucent single layer touch screen device of a mesh composed of a low resistive material is configured so that the length of the pattern traces of the disclosed semi-transparent touch screen are arranged in the vertical direction, their circuitry terminating at one edge of the mesh. In... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090163257 - Electronic device with integrated slide: Disclosed herein is an apparatus. The apparatus includes a first housing section, electronic circuitry, and a second housing section. The first housing section forms a front face and a first side of the apparatus. The electronic circuitry is mounted in the first housing section. The second housing section is movably... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090163258 - Slide mechanism: The slide glide may be attached to a cover part and the slide base may be attached to a base part such that the cover and base part are arranged for relative movement with respect to one another so that at least a first portion of the base part is... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090163259 - Slide mechanism for slide-type terminal device: An exemplary slide mechanism (100) includes a rear cover (20), a front cover (30), and a coil spring (50). The front cover is slidably attached to the rear cover. The coil spring connected is configured for creating an elastic force to make the front cover slide relative to the rear... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

  
06/18/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20090156116 - Method and apparatus for heavy-tailed waveform generation used for communication disruption: The present invention has application to countering IEDs which are triggered remotely through a RF signal directed at, or the same operating environment as, receiver components embedded in, or part of, commercially manufactured cell phones or remote control devices. The invention exploits those situations where the underlying device (i.e., a... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090156117 - High reliability satellite network delivery: A communication satellite comprises at least one antenna configured to communicate with at least one ground terminal over a first communication link in a first frequency band and a second communication link in a second frequency band. The first communication link and the second communication link are for communicating the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090156118 - Circularly polarized omnidirectional in-building signal booster apparatus and method: A rebroadcasting apparatus for mobile media includes a receiving antenna and a transmitting antenna. The signal to be rebroadcast is received with a circularly polarized directional antenna. The transmitting antenna has circular polarization opposite to the polarization of the receiving antenna. Amplifiers and filters may be included between receiving and... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20090156119 - Communication through a barrier: A magnetic flux coupling transducer system comprising a primary coil (51) and primary coupling core (52) and a secondary coil (54) and secondary coupling core (55) for passing communications signals and/or electrical power from one side of an electrically conductive barrier to receiving equipment on the other side.... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20090156120 - Method and system for portable data storage with integrated 60 ghz radio: Aspects of a method and system for portable data storage with an integrated 60 GHz radio may include establishing a microwave communication link between a wireless portable storage device and a wireless transmitter and/or wireless receiver. Beamforming parameters of a first antenna array coupled to said wireless portable storage device... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090156123 - Mobile terminal and method for displaying wireless devices thereof: A mobile terminal includes a wireless communication unit for searching for wireless devices for pairing with the mobile terminal, a controller for determining a priority of each of the searched wireless devices according to a specific condition, and a display unit for displaying the searched wireless devices, wherein each searched... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090156122 - Modulator apparatus having a mechanism for charging electronic devices and/or digital file decoding capabilities: A modulator apparatus comprising: an elongate housing having a distal portion and a proximal portion that flares outwardly from the distal portion; a cigarette lighter power adapter formed into the distal portion of the elongate housing; a user control panel located on the proximal portion of the elongate housing; an... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090156124 - Portable communication device having matching function and portable communication system and communication method therefor: A portable communication device having a matching function and a portable communication system and a communication method thereof are provided. The portable communication device includes an operating interface, a wireless communication module, a determining unit and a displaying unit. The operating interface is capable of generating a first user data.... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090156125 - System and method for matching wireless devices: Vehicles and methods for providing a communication between a mobile unit and a vehicle are described. In one embodiment, a communication is received from a mobile unit, the communication is interfaced to a vehicle's electromechanical system, an audio-visual interface associated with the vehicle's electromechanical system displays the communication; and a... Agent: Lech Law, LLC

20090156121 - Wireless network awareness in appliances: A household appliance, such as a microwave oven or cordless phone, reduces interference with a wireless network by requesting control of the network's channel during a period of time when the appliance will be emitting signals that may interfere with network communications on that channel. Some embodiments contend for the... Agent: John F. Travis Intel Corpoation

20090156126 - Methods for determining proximity between radio frequency devices and controlling switches: The invention relates to a method of determining the proximity of radio frequency devices using the analysis of a series of receive signal strength indicator (RSSI) values. In particular the invention further relates to a method for the control of a switch based on the proximity of the radio frequency... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090156127 - Wireless headset having improved rf immunity to rf electromagnetic interference produced from a mobile wireless communications device: A wireless headset has improved immunity to RF electromagnetic interference produced from wireless communications devices. A headset body is adapted to be worn by a user and includes a microphone and earpiece. An antenna receives wireless communication signals and passes them to RF and audio circuitry mounted within the headset... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090156128 - Eyewear communications system: An eyewear apparatus (100) has a first plurality of antennas (144, 142, 158) disposed thereon for transmitting a signal in a narrow beam (402), for example, with a directivity greater than 10 dBi, the signal comprising at least one of data and video. A microcomputer (126) is coupled to the... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090156129 - Software defined radio architecture: A computing device with a software defined radio. The software defined radio has an architecture with separate components to provide control functions and data processing functions. The control components configure the data processing components so that the software defined radio provides desired operating characteristics. To facilitate programming the software defined... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090156130 - Beam steering algorithm for nlos wireless systems with predefined parameters: The present invention relates to the fields of link adaption, multi-path communication, non-line of sight wireless communication. The present invention especially relates to a communication system, a communication device and a communication method. The problem to be solved by the present invention is to reduce the time which is necessary... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090156131 - Information processing apparatus and connection control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a wireless communication module to wirelessly connect with an external device, a sensor to detect movement of the information processing apparatus, and a disconnection control module to instruct the wireless communication module to terminate wireless connection with the external device when... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090156132 - Method and system for low-frequency communication: The disclosure relates to a method of communication between a control device and an operator device, including the generation of a control signal and transmission of the control signal, where the control signal is generated in the form of a symmetric signal and is then filtered by the transmission system.... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090156133 - Method and system for dynamically adjusting intermediate frequency (if) and filtering for microwave circuits: Certain aspects of a method and system for dynamically adjusting intermediate frequency (IF) and filtering in microwave circuits may include generating one or more intermediate frequency (IF) signals from one or more baseband signals and/or one or more radio frequency (RF) signals. The generated one or more IF signals may... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090156134 - System for conducting secure digital signing of and verification of electronic documents: A computerized appliance, typically configured as a pocket-portable device, has a central processing unit (CPU), a non-volatile data repository, a wireless transceiver, and a first code set resident and executable by the CPU in response to commands and data received at the appliance via the wireless transceiver. A first function... Agent: Central Coast Patent Agency, Inc

20090156135 - Transceiver: A transceiver includes an oscillator and a plurality of communication blocks. Each of the communication blocks includes frequency dividers and mixers. Frequency dividing number of the frequency divider included in one communication block is set to an even-numbered integer, and transmission local signals supplied from the frequency dividers to the... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090156136 - Information communication system, information processing apparatus, and operating terminal: A controller 20 transmits a unique ID to a console main unit 10 when starting communication with said console main unit 10. The console main unit 10 determines whether the received unique ID has already been registered in a wired controller No. registration table, and when it has already been... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090156137 - Method and system for increased resolution switching using mems and switched capacitors: Certain aspects of a method and system for increased resolution switching using MEMS and switched capacitors may include a mobile terminal that includes an integrated circuit bonded to a multi-layer package. A capacitance of a first switched capacitor array in the multi-layer package may be tuned via one or more... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090156138 - Array antenna system and transmit/receive module thereof: There is provided one exemplary array antenna system having a plurality of arrayed element antennas and transmit/receive modules that are respectively connected with those element antennas and that apply a predetermined phase shift amount to transmitting signals to be supplied to the element antennas and to received signals received by... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090156139 - Communication system and search and rescue terminal for vessels: A communication service equipment and a search and rescue terminal device for vessels that are set on board to provide radio communication service including at least one radio signal transmission and reception units, a modulation and demodulation unit, a location information receiving unit, a plurality of frequency conversion unit, signal... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090156141 - Electronic transceiver module for network wireless communication in electric or electronic devices or systems, a method of controlling it and a method of creating a generic network communication platform with transceivers: An electronic transceiver module and method for controlling the electronic transceiver module for network wireless communication in electric and/or electronic devices or systems in high frequency bands up to 10 GHz, including a device for wireless communication connected to an antenna entry, a control device, and a memory device. The... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090156140 - Transmission and/or reception process with high channel capacity, transmitter and/or receiver, and mobile terminal: A transmission and/or reception process with high channel capacity uses a multiple transmitter and/or receiver system, and signal processing undergoes phases of temporary switching-off. Also disclosed arm corresponding transmitters and/or receivers, as well as a mobile terminal. In order to provide a process, a device and a mobile terminal of... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090156142 - Transmitter and communication apparatus: A signal generation section 11 generates an amplitude signal M and an angle-modulated signal Sθ. An adaptive compensation filter 12 performs waveform shaping on the amplitude signal M in accordance with a magnitude of the amplitude signal M. An amplitude amplification section 14 outputs a signal proportional to a magnitude... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090156143 - Power control loop, transmitter with the power control loop and method for controlling output power of a transmitter device: A power control loop includes a low-frequency signal path and a high-frequency signal path with the delay compensation block. The delay compensation block is used to determine a correlation between an average reference level and an average measured power level. The result may control a delay line to compensate a... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC

20090156144 - Electric device: An electric device for receiving a radio frequency (RF) signal is provided. The electric device includes an antenna, a first power amplifier, a battery, a second filter and a second power amplifier. The antenna is used for receiving and outputting a RF signal. The first power amplifier is used for... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090156145 - Systems and method for a highly integrated multi-mode tuner: A method for adjusting the signal to noise ratio of a receiver comprises measuring the peak power for an RF signal and determining, based on the measured peak power, whether the RF signal power is within a desired operating range. The method further includes adjusting an RF attenuation for the... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090156146 - Duty-to-voltage amplifier, fm receiver and method for amplifying a peak of a multiplexed signal: A FM receiver comprises an IF filter, a demodulator and a decoder. The IF filter generates an RSSI and a FM modulated signal in response to a FM signal. The demodulator comprises a duty-to-voltage amplifier for amplifying a peak of a MPX signal. The duty-to-voltage amplifier comprises a current source,... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.

20090156148 - Link adaptation method and apparatus in wireless communication system: Provided is a link adaptation method and apparatus in wireless communication system. The method, includes: amplifying a received signal; converting the amplified signal into a digital signal; calculating digital signal strength; and calculating the received signal strength based on the digital signal strength and a gain of said amplifying a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090156147 - Method and system for on-demand receiver supply voltage and current: Aspects of a method and system for on-demand receiver supply voltage and current are provided. In this regard, strength of a signal received by one or more antennas may be measured and a voltage and/or current supplied to one or more of a LNA, a filter, a mixer and/or a... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090156150 - Frequency synthesizer and related method for generating wideband signals: A frequency synthesizer includes a phase-locked loop circuit having an output. A frequency divider is connected to the output of the phase-locked loop circuit for receiving the signal therefrom and dividing the frequency of the signal. A tunable bandpass filter is connected to the frequency divider and is tuned for... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090156149 - Multi-mode transmit and receive pll: A local oscillator (LO) signal generator that has a reference phase-locked loop (PLL), a receiver LO PLL and a transmitter LO PLL. A reference PLL is coupled to receive a reference clock input and to generate a reference PLL signal at its output, which then drives a receiver PLL and... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090156151 - Wireless portable device including internal broadcast receiver: The invention relates, inter alia, to a wireless portable device for radio communication, comprising at least one antenna element (1210), at least one ground-plane (1250), radio frequency communication circuitry (1310) and at least one matching network (1320). The device is arranged for communication involving, at least, receiving and processing a... Agent: Winstead PC

20090156153 - Adaptive coherent rfid reader carrier cancellation: Systems and methods for adaptive cancellation of carrier content includes receiving a signal, adaptively detecting an amount of carrier content in the received signal, generating a feedback signal for canceling out the carrier content in the incoming signal, and introducing the feedback signal for canceling out a majority of carrier... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20090156152 - Tracking filter for a receiver: A tracking filter for attenuating out-of-band signals and adjacent channel signals in a receiver is described. In one exemplary design, an apparatus includes a tracking filter, an LNA, and a downconverter. The tracking filter includes a summer, a filter, and an upconverter. The summer subtracts a feedback signal from an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090156154 - Satellite-band spectrum utilization using receiver filters to reduce interference: A first and/or a second communications system may provide communications service over a geographic area. A method of operating the first and/or the second communications systems may include generating a measure of aggregate interference reaching a satellite of the second communications system substantially from devices of the first communications system.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090156155 - Receiver, tuner and method of processing a television signal: The invention is related to a receiver and a tuner respectively, particularly to a television receiver or tuner which can be integrated in a single circuit device. The invention is also related to a method for processing RF signal.... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC

20090156156 - Gilbert mixers with improved isolation: The employment of cascading in connection with improving mixer isolation in a Gilbert mixer circuit. In this vein, there is broadly contemplated herein, inter alia, the provision of a mixer suitable for use in a direct-conversion radio receiver operating in the 57-64 GHz industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) band. Such... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20090156157 - Method and system for a transformer in an integrated circuit package: Aspects of a method and system for a transformer in an integrated circuit package are provided. In this regard, signals may be transmitted and/or received via an antenna communicatively coupled to a transformer embedded in multi-layer integrated circuit package. The windings ratio of the transformer may be configured based on... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090156158 - Super regenerative receiver and method of saving power of the same: A low power super regenerative receiver and a method of reducing the power consumption of the low power super regenerative receiver are provided. The super regenerative receiver includes: an oscillator having a start-up time period starting oscillation that varies according to an existence of an input signal; and a power... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090156159 - Communication system and method in ship area network: The present invention relates to a communication system and method in a ship area network. In a network of a structure including a plurality of shielded regions, communication is performed between terminals provided in the shielded region by using wireless communication, and communication is performed between terminals provided in different... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20090156160 - Low-threat response service for mobile device users: A friends-based low-threat response service for subscribers in one or more mobile communications networks is provided. In general, in a low-threat situation, a subscriber initiates a request to the low-threat response service via the subscriber's mobile device. The low-threat response service identifies a friend of the subscriber or a friend-of-a-friend... Agent: Withrow & Terranova Ct

20090156161 - Method and apparatus for dynamic location-based message notification: In one embodiment, the present invention is a method and apparatus for dynamic location-based message notification. In one embodiment, a method for providing alerts to a computing device includes identifying, via a set of location-specific computing resources, a current location of the computing device and sending at least one alert... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt

20090156162 - Communication system, communication terminal, server, communication method to be used therein and program therefor: Terminals 1 and 2-1 to 2-n refer to information on the state of the terminals 1 and 2-1 to 2-n and a user to add functions for modifying the operation of the terminal and processing data thereby allowing the operation of the terminal to be modified, and the communication data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090156163 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing variable rate prepaid telecommunication services utilizing a weighting function: Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing variable rate prepaid telecommunication services utilizing a weighting function are disclosed. The method includes intercepting a signaling message that includes an available credit value associated with a prepaid communications session. A credit adjustment factor based on at least one call parameter associated... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20090156165 - Attracting access terminals: Disclosed is a method that includes determining an identifier of an access terminal authorized to use an access point, and transmitting a service redirection message including the identifier. The method also includes transmitting a parameter that instructs the access terminal to wake up during the particular time slot in the... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090156167 - Cell phone extension using wireless piconet: In accordance with the principles of the present invention utilizing the BLUETOOTH specification Cordless Telephony profile, incoming calls to a cell phone including a Gateway role can be routed to another piconet device (e.g., another cell phone including a Terminal role. Two cell phones with BLUETOOTH capability each include the... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.

20090156168 - Method and apparatus for obtaining information about the status of a party requesting information about a mobile subscriber: A mobile subscriber can elect to grant permission for the release to a requesting party of information relevant to the mobile subscriber release information. In order to make the decision to provide the information to the requesting party, the mobile subscriber can first determine if the request is being made... Agent: King & Spalding

20090156164 - Single number presentation for dual-mode phones: Providing a single number presentation to the party called by a dual-mode phone. The operation of the cellular side of a dual-mode phone is altered such that when the user attempts to place an outgoing call using the cellular phone, the call is redirected to a preprogrammed incoming phone number... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090156166 - Telecommunication system comprising a plurality of portable telephone sets: A telecommunication system comprises: a computer system; transmitter/receiver units; and wireless telephones which are used by users, and comprise means for sending and receiving SMS and/or MMS messages to and from a selected user via the computer system. The computer system comprises: a memory for messages; access means with which... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20090156170 - Methods and systems for transmitting video messages to mobile communication devices: Methods and systems for managing messaging are described. An illustrative messaging system includes a processor and a content database storing video content and/or other content, and a user database that stores an identifier corresponding to a telecommunications carrier associated with a user mobile phone, and an indicator indicating the messaging... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090156169 - Mobile communication terminal, mobile switching center, message storage device, and message storing method: A mobile communication terminal, a mobile switching center, a storage device, and a message storing method are provided, whereby a high-quality message is allowed to store in an efficient manner. A network system, when discriminating that a receiving-side terminal cannot answer a call made from a calling-side via a communication... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090156174 - Communication message storing and delivering device, mobile communication terminal device, and communication message storing and delivering method: Irrespective of the current situation of a recipient, a message storing service can be actively used by an originator's will, and the recipient can know without a delay that a message addressed to the recipient has been stored. A service for message originator can be specified so that even if... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090156173 - Method for displaying information: A method for displaying an information is provided. The method is suitable for a portable device in a standby situation, wherein a display unit of the portable device displays a standby layout. In the present method, at least one event is generated, and then, the standby layout is changed to... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090156172 - Motion driven follow-up alerts for mobile electronic device: A motion driven event alert system and method synchronize output of follow-up event alerts on a mobile electronic device to changes in the state of motion of the device. Generally, the device outputs an initial alert in response to receipt of a new event from a wireless network. If a... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20090156171 - System and method of processing messages: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to retrieve a communication identifier from a communication session, match an entry in an address book with the communication identifier, and store in one or more categories associated with the matched... Agent: At&t Legal Department - As Attn: Patent Docketing

20090156175 - Single voicemail for dual-mode phones: Single voicemail for dual-mode phones. Functionality is added to a dual-mode phone such that the dual-mode phone when operating in cellular mode sends a predetermined signal when it answers an incoming call. An enterprise mobility controller, on forwarding a call to the cellular side of a dual-mode phone after failing... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090156176 - Visual voicemail provisioning and notification: A device receives, from a user device, a request to use a visual voicemail (VVM) application, directs the user device to a self provisioning server based on the request, and receives, from the self provisioning server, a selected VVM subscription plan and information associated with a user of the user... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090156177 - Reducing bandwidth when transmitting content to a cellular device: Bandwidth is reduced when transmitting content to a cellular device. Requests for a content item are received from a first cellular device and a second cellular device. The content is divided into a first portion and a second portion. A first portion plan corresponding to the first cellular device and... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20090156179 - System and method for managing interaction between a user and an interactive system: A scalable system is provided for managing the interaction of cell phone users and users of other communication devices with public and private digital display systems and other interactive digital devices and systems.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090156178 - Technique for providing personalized information and communications services: A user may utilize a communication device, e.g., a wireless phone, mobile device or personal digital assistant (PDA), to contact an information/call center where an operator provides personalized information and communications services to the user in accordance with the invention. Such services include, e.g., providing listing information, contacts information, appointments... Agent: Sofer & Haroun LLP.

20090156180 - Techniques for providing an electronic representation of a card: Techniques for making electronic cards that can be displayed on a mobile phone. The techniques permit making an electronic card based on an arbitrary SMS message and making an electronic card (eCard) that corresponds to a pre-existing non-electronic privilege card such as a loyalty card. In the latter case, the... Agent: Gordon E. Nelson, Patent Atty

20090156183 - Easy call for content: A method and apparatus for quickly and easily requesting content over a mobile device via a telephone network without requiring user entry of a number of pieces of information or having to forward through to certain request screens and/or browse for content. The method includes verifying a mobile device based... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090156184 - On demand multicast messaging system: An on-demand message system includes a profile proxy server and a plurality of message servers coupled to a wireless network for sending messages to mobile users under conditions specified by the users and sellers. Users provide profile information specifying categories and conditions for which they will receive messages. Sellers also... Agent: At& T Legal Department - Monka Attn: Patent Docketing

20090156181 - Pocket broadcasting for mobile media content: Storing and providing access to media content such as pictures, video, or audio at an accessible service, that can be accessed by mobile devices and wired devices using any appropriate communication protocol including message services such as SMS, MMS, IM, CHAT, and the like. Users can upload content from a... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090156182 - System and method for generating a recommendation on a mobile device: A system and a method generate a recommendation on a mobile device. The system and the method may use a time, a location, a venue and/or an event to generate the recommendation. Further, the system and the method may use an event database to determine current interests of the user.... Agent: Patents+tms, P.C.

20090156185 - Wireless application protocol (wap) application location based services (lbs): A Location Based Service (LBS) enabled Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) application operating in a microbrowser of a mobile device is given the ability to trigger a network initiated LBS request from a WAP application server. The WAP application server (or SMS gateway) acts as a proxy and issues an LBS... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090156186 - Method and system for managing contacts in a mobile communications device: An improved method, device and computer-readable medium for managing contacts in a mobile communications device are presented. A contact manager receives a telephone call in a mobile communications device and identifies a telephone number associated with the telephone call. If the user attempts to add the number to a contact... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20090156188 - Converged cordless and cellular phone system: An integrated cordless and cellular phone system, including a base station for one or more cordless phones, the base station being served by a fixed line telephone network operator, including one or more slots for attaching one or more cellular phone modules therein, the cellular phone modules being served by... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20090156187 - Method and system for call gating: A system and method for gating calls. A list of one or more callers that may contact a user at any time is received. A selection to activate call gating is received. A determination is made whether an identifier associated with a caller is on the list in response receiving... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090156191 - Computing device with configurable antenna: A computing device with a configurable antenna. The antenna is configured through a switching circuit operating under software control. Operating characteristics of the antenna are configured based on connections between conducting segments established by the switching circuit, allowing the nominal frequency, bandwidth or other characteristics of the antenna to be... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090156189 - Configuration of networked devices via mobile stations: A method is proposed for configuring a wireless enabled device using a mobile station that is adapted to communicate with a core network portion of a mobile communications network. The mobile station is also arranged to support communication via a wireless interface and the device is capable of communicating via... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090156190 - Method and system for delivering customized information to a mobile communication device based on user affiliations: A method and system for customizing a mobile application running on a mobile communication device of a user. In one implementation, the method includes providing the mobile application to the mobile communication device of the user, the mobile application having a generic platform; determining a special interest group (SIG) that... Agent: Sawyer Law Group LLP

20090156192 - Verifying availability of idle-mode mobile subscriber station in wireless access system: A method of verifying availability of a mobile subscriber station that is in an idle-mode includes requesting to a base station by the mobile subscriber station to enter an idle-mode, wherein the base station is associated with a paging group comprising a plurality of base stations, and receiving from the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090156193 - Modem with acoustic coupling: The present invention relates to a terminal interface and an arrangement including the terminal interface to enable interfacing between an electronic device and a service provider. The terminal interface comprises at least a data interface arranged for coupling the terminal interface to the electronic device, a processing means adapted to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090156194 - Method and apparatus for sending and receiving random access response in a wireless communication system: Techniques for supporting random access by user equipments (UEs) in a wireless communication system are described. In one design, a UE transmits a random access (RA) preamble for random access. The UE thereafter receives a random access response composed of a first part and a second part. The first part... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090156195 - Obtaining time information in a cellular network: A method, performed by an access point of a cellular network, obtains time information by identifying a control channel cycle boundary; at a beginning of the control channel cycle boundary, sending a request to a time server; receiving a response from the time server, the request including a server time;... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090156197 - Synchronization of stored service parameters in a communication system: Techniques for synchronization of stored service parameters are disclosed. In one aspect, a configuration identifier is transmitted from a mobile station to a base station, and compared with an identifier generated in the base station. If the identifiers match, the configuration is used for communication. In another aspect, the identifier... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090156196 - System level information for system information, paging and measurements: A method and apparatus for performing non-serving cell measurements and determining cycles for monitoring system information updates. A wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) is configured to determine it is in measurement mode, compare a serving cell signal to a threshold to obtain serving cell strength and measure a non-serving cell... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090156200 - Diagnostic information preservation during installations of over the air update of wireless handset software: A method and system for failsafe preservation of diagnostic information that identifies problems encountered during installation of over the air updates of wireless handset software includes logging code stored in an area of the handset that is not updated during over the air updates and that is executable to generate... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20090156198 - Method for evaluating mobile communication device utilizing field test logs and system thereof: A method for evaluating a mobile communication device includes: providing a mobile device having an embedded global navigation satellite system function; performing a field test utilizing the mobile device in a test route being formed by a plurality of locations; generating a test log for the field test, the test... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090156199 - Monitoring and troubleshooting a module associated with a portable communication device: Methods, apparatuses, and software to monitor, troubleshoot, or diagnose one or more specialty modules associated with a portable communication device are provided. The methods, apparatuses, and software identify the specialty module, obtain and execute procedures to monitor, test, or diagnose the specialty module. If unsatisfactory, error, defective or the like... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090156202 - Methods, apparatus and systems for information exchange using portable electronic devices: The invention provides, in some aspects, a system for information exchange including groups of portable digital devices that exchange one or more items of data (“first data”) when placed in a range of one another. That exchange is performed by the devices sonically, e.g., using sound waves conducted by air... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP

20090156201 - Provision of position information in telecommunications networks: A mobile or cellular telecommunications network includes a plurality of terminals which are registered. The terminal may be fixed in position, such as a terminal in a vending machine. Alternatively, the terminal may be fixed to a vehicle used for sending an SOS message when the vehicle is involved in... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20090156203 - System and method for controlling a vehicle with a cellular phone: Systems and methods for providing a communication between a cellular phone and a vehicle are described. In one embodiment, a user of a cellular phone inputs a communication via an audio-visual interface associated with the cellular phone. A microprocessor assembles at least one packet of the communication and transmits the... Agent: Lech Law, LLC

20090156204 - Apparatus and method for automatic roaming of terminal in digital cable broadcasting network: An automatic roaming apparatus and method of a terminal in a digital cable broadcasting network is provided. The method includes: performing device authentication of the terminal when terminal authentication is requested by the terminal; verifying whether roaming authentication of the terminal having requested the terminal authentication is required; requesting subscriber... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090156206 - Frequency band selection methods and apparatus: To avoid problems caused by conventional cell search algorithms, a user equipment in a mobile communication system uses knowledge of its previous geographical position and travel times together with stored information on frequency band allocations to determine the frequency band(s) it should search when it is in an out-of-service state,... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090156205 - Method and apparatus for establishing a wireless network signal acquisition rate: Methods and apparatuses are provided for use by, or use with or in, a portable wireless device that allow for a wireless network signal acquisition rate to based, at least in part, on movement data associated with the portable wireless device.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090156207 - Method and apparatus of transmission of an access probe in a wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for transmission of an access probe in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes determining a ProbeSequenceNumber, determining an AccessSequenceID and adding it to a public data, determining ProbeNumber greater than MaxProbesPerSequence to perform the following: setting the ProbeNumber to ‘1’, incrementing the ProbeSequence... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin LLP

20090156208 - Local network access using public cells: Disclosed herein are apparatus, method, and computer program whereby a cellular network base station operates with closed subscriber group indicator indicating off. The cellular network base station transmits information to a user equipment indicating the availability of a local service area network at a location in which the user equipment... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090156209 - Automatic provisioning based on communication network connectivity and characteristics: A communication device and/or applications capable of facilitating communication through different networks are automatically provisioned based on recognition of network environment including network connectivity and characteristics. A user's multiple identities for different networks with varying capabilities and features are accommodated by detecting and prioritizing available network(s), then provisioning the device... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090156212 - Data transfer method and base station: A data transfer method according to the present invention transfers user data of a mobile station from a handover source base station to a handover target base station through a transmission path, when the mobile station performs a handover. The data transfer method according to the present invention includes: determining,... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090156213 - Interworking gateway for mobile nodes: Systems and methods are provided that allow inter-working between communication networks for the delivery of service to mobile nodes. A gateway is provided that communicates with a femto cell to extend service to an area that otherwise does not receive coverage from a service provider. The femto cell is a... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York

20090156210 - Method for facilitating a mobile station to perform a fast handoff: A method for facilitating a mobile station to perform a fast handoff in a wireless communication system allows a handoff procedure to be anticipated (by the mobile station, its serving base station, or both) based on historical information regarding prior successful handoff procedures. In operation, the mobile station receives a... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090156211 - Methods and apparatus for making a handoff determination as a function of service level indicating metrics: Method and apparatus for an access terminal which makes handoff decisions between a number of potential alternative attachment points based on service level indicating metrics are described. The access terminal computes a service level indicating metric differently for a current connection than for a potential alternative connection. A service level... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090156214 - Preamble design method for reducing overhead during handover in hierarchical cellular system: Provided is a handover method of a wireless communication system using a hierarchical cellular scheme. In the method, signal quality of a serving node is measured, so that whether to start scanning for a handover is determined. When the scanning for the handover starts, signal qualities of a serving cell... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090156215 - Inter-system hand-over of a mobile terminal operable with a first and a second radio access network: The present invention provides a method of initiation a mobile originating service-based inter-system handover, and devices enabling the method. A communication network comprises at least two radio access networks (RANs) of different types, i.e. a radio access network (RAN) of a first type and a radio access network (RAN) of... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20090156216 - System and method for resumable data transmission: A method for resuming data transmission in a data transmission system including multiple information processing units and at least one mobile device, the multiple information processing units and the mobile device each including a wireless communication component, the method includes: transmitting data, by a first one of the multiple information... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090156217 - Delayed ack in dual-mode call handover: Handover of a call to a dual-mode phone from cellular to Wi-Fi. When handing over a call mediated by a mobility controller to a dual-mode phone and switching the call from a cellular to a Wi-Fi call, the mobility controller initates a Wi-Fi connection to the dual mode phone. When... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090156218 - Handing off active connections: A connection is established between an access terminal and a first radio network controller through a first radio node. The first radio node is controllable primarily by the first radio network controller. The connection is maintained with the first radio network controller as the access terminal moves from a coverage... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090156219 - Handover method in mobile network, mobile terminal and mobile network system thereof: A method of performing handover in a mobile communication network, a mobile communication terminal using the same, and a mobile network system are provided. The method of performing handover in a mobile communication network includes: receiving QoS requirement on a mobile service basis from a user terminal; determining a most... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090156221 - Handover method and apparatus in mobile network: A method and an apparatus for performing handover in a mobile communication network are provided. The method of performing handover in a mobile communication network includes: obtaining a service providing time period and a utility function on a candidate network basis; obtaining a selection function of each of the candidate... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090156220 - Method and apparatus for handover in mobile network, and mobile terminal thereof: A method and an apparatus for performing handover in a mobile communication network and a mobile communication terminal using the same are provided. The method of performing handover in a mobile communication network includes: receiving information about signal intensity of mobile networks to which a user terminal can be connected;... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090156222 - Systems and methods of making a call: Systems and methods of making calls are provided. A particular method includes receiving input indicating a destination address at a mobile communication device. The method also includes determining whether the destination address is of a predetermined type. The method further includes initiating a call to a communication bridge via a... Agent: Toler Law Group

20090156223 - Color code reuse for cellular systems: A method for configuring color codes in a cellular telephone network is disclosed. The method includes calculating a distance between all possible color codes to be assigned to each of the cells in the network, assigning a first code to a first base station, determining a second code corresponding to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090156226 - Method of signalling uplink information: A method of signaling on a downlink, information regarding scheduling resources allocated in uplink, is provided, wherein the information is contained in an uplink scheduling information message, which is formatted to contain a subset of content of any subsequent uplink scheduling information message in an ordered set of message formats.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090156225 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for signaling allocation of neighbor cells: A method, user equipment, network device, and software product employ indicators from a plurality of respective cells to indicate a difference, if any, regarding allocation in the respective cell as compared to neighbor cells. Mobility measurements are then performed according to the indicators, and also on the basis of configuration... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090156224 - Wireless communication system base station apparatus, wireless communication system terminal apparatus, wireless communication system, and method for canceling direct link mode: In a wireless communication system (10), when a direct link mode is to be canceled, a station (200) generates a confirmation packet for confirming an unused band of the wireless communication system (10) and transmits the confirmation packet to an access point (100). At the access point (100), a band... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090156227 - Optimal utilization of multiple transceivers in a wireless environment: Switching between and/or combining various multi-transceiver wireless communication techniques based on a determined characteristic of a network or a wireless link is described herein. As an example, a characteristic such as signal to noise ratio (SNR), multi-path scattering, available bandwidth, or the like, can be determined. The characteristic can then... Agent: At&t Legal Department - At Attn: Patent Docketing

20090156229 - Automatically identifying location information in text data: Techniques are described for automatically identifying/recognizing location information in received data and then providing navigational-related functions associated with the location information. In one or more implementations, automatically identifying location information may be performed using a locale context. More particularly, the locale context may serve as a basis for determining how... Agent: Garmin Ltd. C/o Garmin International, Inc.

20090156228 - Mid-call synchronization for u-tdoa and aoa location in umts: In a wireless location system, a method for determining frame and slot timing information for use in receiving an uplink signal from a user equipment (UE) device assigned to an uplink Dedicated Physical Control Channel (DPCCH) includes receiving signals in the uplink DPCCH at a location measurement unit (LMU) of... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090156231 - System and method for determining a location area of a mobile user: A computer system determines location probabilities for defined sub-areas (41, 43) of a geographical area (4), e.g. for squares arranged in a grid (40), based on field strengths expected in the small sub-areas (41, 43) from the antennas (A1, A2 A3, A4), and based on the antenna used by the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090156230 - System and method for locating a mobile communication terminal in a geographical area: A computer system determines and stores antenna probabilities for defined sub-areas (41, 43) of a geographical area (4), e.g. for squares arranged in a grid (40), based on field strengths expected in the small sub-areas (41, 43) from the antennas (A1, A2 A3, A4). The antenna probabilities indicate for the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090156234 - Guide information providing system, guide information providing method, server device, terminal device: A guide information providing system including terminal and server devices, comprising: a specified location acceptance unit in the terminal device, to accept input of a specified location; a display unit in the terminal device, to display information; a storing unit, in the server device, to store guide information classified by... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090156233 - Method of providing location-based service in a communication system: A location-based service method may include receiving a plurality of data through a first communication equipment, wherein each of the plurality of data is related to an indicator, the indicator being configured to indicate if the data is related to the location of a provider of the data, receiving a... Agent: Hsiu-ping Lin

20090156232 - Mobile telephone with distance measurement and data collection capability: An exemplary wireless mobile telephone includes a transmitter and receiver module for transmitting and receiving radio communications, and a display screen. A mechanism acquires linear distance measurements to objects within line of sight of the wireless mobile telephone. A graphical representation of a structure having elements to be measured is... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090156235 - Wireless communications device with improved antenna adaptivity: The invention discloses a wireless telecommunications device intended to communicate with an access point, such as a base station, in a wireless telecommunications system. The device comprises at least a first radio chain and at least a first and a second antenna, which antennas each have a certain radiation pattern,... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090156236 - Apparatus and method for determining operation of location update in a broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for determining operation of location update in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a receiver, an interpreter, and a determiner. In an idle mode, the receiver receives a paging advertisement message from a Base Station (BS). The interpreter identifies paging group identification... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090156241 - Automatic service vehicle hailing and dispatch system and method: A system and method are provided for improving efficiency of operation and convenience of access to a fleet of taxis, or other service vehicles, requiring rapid, on-demand dispatch to customer-determined locations. Automatic speech recognition (ASR) and/or radiolocation technology are used to automate the entry of the customer pickup location, and... Agent: Gard And Kaslow LLP

20090156239 - Method for developing a potential customer profile using text messaging: A method for collecting information about potential buyers and matching the potential buyers with appropriate products or services. The present invention accomplishes these functions by providing a call center for receiving text message product inquiries from potential buyers. The call center captures the potential buyer's telephone number and associates the... Agent: John Wiley Horton, Attoney Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar, P.A.

20090156242 - Method, system and apparatus for forking transmission of short message service: The present disclosure provides method, system, and apparatus for forking transmission of Short Message Service (SMS) messages in IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS) networks. The method includes: receiving an SMS message, constructing a SIP message in which the SMS message is encapsulated or in which the SIP message carries the content... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090156240 - Providing notifications using text-to-speech conversion: Methods and systems for providing electronic notifications are described. A server is configured to serve an interface, such as a Web page, to a terminal that requests from a user a first set of user contacts to be used to provide notifications to the user by a telephonic notification system... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090156237 - System and method for handling special number calls using text message format with automatic location function: A system for treating special number calls placed from a calling instrument using a text messaging format; the system including: a plurality of message handling units configured in at least one communication network accessible by the calling instrument. At least one selected message handling unit operates to recognize an extant... Agent: Michelle A. Zarinelli C/o West Corporation

20090156243 - System and method for transmitting and display of visual messages on screens of connected mobile devices: A method for conveying a message to a user of a mobile device. The mobile device includes a display and memory. Message content is transferred from a server attached to the mobile device over a mobile network. Metadata is also transferred from the server. The metadata includes instructions for displaying... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090156238 - User-friendly over-the-air personalization process for mobile telephone/proximity payment device: A method of operating a mobile telephone includes receiving a message in the mobile telephone and opening the message. Then a first screen display is presented by the mobile telephone. The first screen display provides an option for commencing the loading of a contactless payment function in the mobile telephone.... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20090156244 - Method for dynamically monitoring a group of mobile entities: m

20090156245 - Wireless communication unit, power control method for wireless communication unit and wireless network: The present invention, which is aimed at providing a wireless communication unit which is operated by battery power and offers long battery life, power control method thereof and a wireless network which utilizes the wireless communication unit, includes: a direct demodulation standby part for prestoring an own unit identification code... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090156246 - Push-to-talk terminal, server apparatus, and method of notifying terminal of acquired right to speak: Provided is a Push-to-Talk (PTT) terminal having a user interface that makes it possible to immediately verify by sound who has acquired the right to speak at the time of PTT communication. The Push-to-Talk terminal has means for previously selecting and setting user-set melody data to be reproduced at acquisition... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090156248 - Apparatus and method for transmission power balance adjustment in a mobile cellular system: A transmission power control system can establish synchronization by matching adjustment start timings while repeating adjustment periods even when start timings of transmission power balance adjustment are different due to fluctuation of transmission delay of control message from the control station to base station, and can increase circuit capacity by... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090156247 - Picocell base station and method of adjusting transmission power of pilot signals therefrom: A method is provided of adjusting transmission power of pilot signals from a picocell base station for radio communications to a user terminal in radio connection with the picocell base station. The method comprises: the base station sending a signal at a first signal power; the user terminal measuring received... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090156249 - Devices and computer readable media for use with devices having audio output within a spatially controlled output beam: User devices including wireline phones, mobile phones, and digital audio players utilize a directional speaker system to produce audio output within a spatially controlled beam. The audio output may be heard when in a position to receive the beam but may otherwise be significantly less detectable so that a user... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Wk Attn: Patent Docketing

20090156250 - Website theme changing using a mobile device: An apparatus and method for changing a theme of a website automatically. A mobile device includes a processor and a memory. The memory contains an application for detecting the selection of a theme and automatically changing a theme of a website to the selected theme. Information related to the selected... Agent: Moore And Van Allen PLLC For Semc

20090156251 - Remote control protocol for media systems controlled by portable devices: A flexible remote control protocol is provided for user with handheld electronic devices and media systems. The handheld electronic device may have remote control functionality in addition to cellular telephone, music player, or handheld computer functionality. The handheld electronic devices may have a touch sensitive display screen. The handheld electronic... Agent: G. Victor Treyz

20090156252 - Usb stacking devices and applications: A modular device formed with USB connectors. The USB can be used for connecting different kinds of devices, for example memories, user interfaces and the like. The USB devices can be piggybacked. In an embodiment, the USB devices can be located in a cavity formed inside the computer. Another embodiment... Agent: Scott C Harris

20090156253 - Apparatus and methods for providing fully qualified domain name resolution for home network realm based on international mobile subscriber identity: Various embodiments for providing fully qualified domain name (FDQN) resolution for a home network realm based on an International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) are described. In one embodiment, a mobile computing device may be arranged to retrieve an IMSI including a Mobile Country Code (MCC) and a Mobile Network Code... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090156256 - Method of dealing with business conflict of dual-card-dual-standby mobile phone: The present invention provides a method of dealing with business conflict of a dual-card-dual-standby mobile phone. Calculate the period of the periodic location update of the main card and subordinate card respectively, and reset a new period of the periodic location update. Comparing to the original period of the periodic... Agent: Zhen Zheng Lu

20090156257 - Method of dealing with carrier conflict between main and subordinate cards of single-chip dual-card-dual-standby mobile phone: The present invention provides a method for dealing with the carrier conflict between the main card and subordinate card of a single-chip dual-card-dual-standby mobile phone, which includes a set one set of antenna, RF module and baseband processing chip and further comprises a radio resource adapter layer provided between the... Agent: Zhen Zheng Lu

20090156255 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes a terminal body having a display unit; a band connected with both ends of the terminal body; and a manipulation unit disposed on the terminal body and moving in multiple directions based on a central shaft.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090156258 - Mobile terminal and method of indentifying sim card thereof: A method of indentifying SIM card of a mobile terminal supports at least two SIM cards and comprises a power supply module and a power management module, wherein the power management module has different preset reference voltages and supplies power to the SIM cards respectively according to a comparison result... Agent: Zhen Zheng Lu

20090156254 - Radio communication device comprising at least one radio communication module and one sim card, corresponding radio communication module and sim card: A radio communication device includes at least one radio communication module including baseband and/or radio frequency signal processing. The module of the device carries an internal SIM card, permanently welded thereto.... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090156259 - Apparatus and method for transmission power control of home base transceiver station (bts): An apparatus and method for controlling an output power of a home Base Transceiver Station (BTS) are provided. The method includes, when receiving a location registration message, determining a type of a user that sends the location registration message, determining a maintain power when the user type is a home... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090156262 - Cellular phone: A cellular phone communicates data with an information provision apparatus connected via a packet network. A control unit obtains an information management apparatus identifier for identifying an information management apparatus within the packet network which is an intermediation at the time of the data communication carried out with the information... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090156260 - Method and apparatus for electrical interconnection for a rotationally opening electronic device: A method and apparatus that electrically connects a stationary housing and a rotating housing of a device through a hinge assembly is disclosed. The method may include a spline hinge assembly having first and second access planes, and a cable that is ribbonized at the housing and bundled at the... Agent: Prass LLP

20090156261 - Mobile communication apparatus: According to an embodiment of the invention, a mobile communication apparatus includes: a first processor; a second processor; an intermittent receiver that is operated using the first processor; and a timer processing unit that is operated using the first processor and the second processor and configured to determine a start... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090156264 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is provided that includes a first body, a display having a first region and a second region, the display being located at the first body, a second body slidably connected to the first body, the second body being slideable between a first position that covers the second... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090156263 - Portable terminal having retractable speaker: The present invention relates to a portable terminal having retractable speakers that can be used by extending outwards to both sides of the portable terminal. The portable terminal includes a main body, at least one speaker, and a hinge unit. The main body has at least one display unit arranged... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090156267 - Centralized display for mobile devices: A method for alerting a user of an incoming communication includes steps of: detecting a presence of the user; receiving, from at least one of a plurality of mobile devices of the user, information associated with the incoming communication; and alerting the user of the incoming communication.... Agent: Michael Buchenhorner, P.A.

20090156265 - System and method for ringtone shuffle: A system and method for shuffling ringtones. An identifier associated with a calling party is received. A selection of ringtones is received. The identifier is associated with the selection of ringtones. A communication is received from the calling party. Playback of one of the selection of ringtones is initiated on... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090156266 - Vibration motor as a transducer of audio: A portable electronic device, such as a pager or a mobile station, has a housing and a vibration motor coupled to the housing for imparting vibration to it. Within the device, an electronic audio signal is preferably split into high and low frequency components by parallel filters. Pulses of the... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090156268 - Mobile terminal having menu providing function for wireless recharging and recharging method thereof: A mobile terminal is provided including a battery, an output unit, a memory, and a controller. The battery provides power. The output unit outputs a wireless recharge state. The memory stores recharge menus and recharge menu settings. The controller provides recharge menus for wireless recharging of the battery based on... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090156269 - Method and device for improving battery life of a mobile station: A method (150) and device (200) for conserving energy in a power storage device of a mobile station (102, 110), including: selecting (155) an alert mode associated with a mobile station, the alert mode including at least one of: silent alert, vibrate and manual answer; detecting (160) the alert mode... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090156270 - Systems and methods for managing power consumption in a flow-based user experience: Methods and systems are provided for managing electrical power consumption in a mobile phone or other portable communications device having a battery and a display. A series of views forming a flow are retrieved from a memory or other digital storage device for presentation on the display. For each of... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090156271 - Wireless device battery conservation method and system: Generally, the present invention provides a method for detecting poor RF conditions, and entering different sleep mode levels or phases in accordance with the RF conditions to save battery power. Mobile device battery life can be conserved when the mobile device detects poor RF conditions and enters a deep sleep... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman

20090156272 - Mobile terminal: Disclosed is a mobile terminal including a ring section having a plurality of operation devices provided on a substantially circular enclosure, a terminal body section having at least a display device,a pair of hinge sections which have a rotation axis substantially parallel to a tangent line of a ring circumference... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090156273 - Loudspeaker for a clamshell wireless communication device: A clamshell-type wireless communication device has a flip, a base, and a hinge that pivotably connects the flip to the base. The flip pivots relative to the base between an open position and a closed position. An earpiece speaker in the flip renders the voice of a remote party to... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090156275 - Semi-automatically sliding mobile terminal: A semi-automatically sliding mobile terminal is disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a first main body, a second main body, a hinge unit, and a guide line. The second main body slides on the upper side of the first main body. The hinge unit includes a coupler coupled to the first... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090156274 - Slide mechanism and slide-type portable terminal device using the same: An exemplary slide mechanism (50) includes a main plate (51), a slide plate (52), and two arched resilient members (53,54). The arched resilient members are disposed on the main plate. The slide plate is slidably laid over the main plate. A resisting member (57) is fixed on one surface of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090156276 - Method and system for sharing antennas for high frequency and low frequency applications: Aspects of a method and system for sharing antennas for high frequency and low frequency applications may include configuring a multi-frequency antenna system by coupling a plurality of antennas together communicatively via one or more frequency-dependent coupling elements. Radio signals may be received and/or transmitted on one or more radio... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

  
06/11/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20090149125 - Method of using a telephone device to view content stored therein on a nearby display screen which is not physically connected to the telephone device: A telephone device is used to establish two-way communication with a remotely located entity, or to transfer content from a display screen of the telephone device to a nearby display screen for full viewing of the content. The two-way communication is initiated by an object emitting a signal containing a... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090149126 - Apparatus, systems and methods to communicate authorized programming between a receiving device and a mobile device: A mobile device embodiment communicates program distribution account information to a program distributor. The mobile device embodiment receives from the program distributor, authorization to use programming that is conditioned on the communicated program distribution account information. The mobile device embodiment communicates the authorization to a receiving device.... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20090149127 - Method for saving power in a wireless terminal and a terminal: The object of the invention is a method for controlling the power saving properties in a terminal, which utilizes cellular phone technology and short range radio frequency wireless communication features in order to increase the operative life of the batteries, and a terminal utilizing the method. In the method of... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090149128 - Subtitle information transmission apparatus, subtitle information processing apparatus, and method of causing these apparatuses to cooperate with each other: According to one embodiment, a subtitle information reproduction apparatus includes a reception unit which reproduces a video signal including subtitle information, a closed caption decoding unit which separates text of subtitle information from the video signal, and a Bluetooth communication unit which transmits in stream form the text of subtitle... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090149130 - Apparatus and method for removing an echo signal in a siganl transmission/reception apparatus of a communication system: A method and apparatus for removing an echo signal in a signal transmission/reception apparatus of a communication system is provided. A signal transmission/reception apparatus estimates an input channel response using a training sequence, generates a first signal by removing the input channel response from a first reception signal, detects an... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090149132 - Detection of time of arrival of cdma signals in a wireless location system: In a Wireless Location System (WLS) deployed in connection with a CDMA-based wireless communications system, Location Measurement Units are used to collect multi-path corrupted radio signaling for use in time difference of arrival (TDOA) and hybrid positioning methods. Signal processing techniques are used to enhance the WLS's ability to determine... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090149133 - Communication apparatus and program for identifying faults and computer program storage medium: A communication apparatus that identifies a fault of a radio link between a radio terminal and a radio base station includes according to an aspect of the present invention: a statistical information acquisition unit configured to acquire statistical information indicating a state of the radio link between the radio terminal... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090149131 - Method and system for wireless device communication: A medical data receiver configured to wirelessly receive medical data via a signal and having an externally perceptible indicator of signal reception.... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP / Roche

20090149134 - Power control for a radio transceiver that uses interference cancellation: A signal power associated with a signal received in a current time period is determined. The determined signal power is combined with a predicted effective interference to form a predicted signal-to-interference indicator. The predicted signal-to-interference indicator is compared to a target signal-to-interference indicator. One or more transmit power control commands... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090149135 - Detection of the operation of a microwave oven by scanning the medium noise pattern: A new type of measurement (150) recently adopted in the IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN standard is used by the a system and method that allows devices (301) to detect if microwave ovens (302) are operating in their vicinity. By scanning the medium, the devices (301) derive information about whether a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090149136 - Terminal with programmable antenna and methods for use therewith: A terminal device includes a transceiver. A programmable antenna is adjustable in response to a control signal and a frequency selection signal to a selected antenna parameter and a selected frequency parameter.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090149137 - Integrated bidirectional junction engineered dual insulator transceiver: A bi-directional transceiver (100) having reduced circuitry and that may be formed on a non-semiconductor substrate includes impedance matching and filtering circuitry (114, 116, 122, 124, 128, 132) coupled to a non-linear diode (118) for converting a lower frequency modulated signal to a higher frequency RF transmit signal and to... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090149138 - Support plate and mobile communication terminal having the same: A support plate includes a plate body, which has a shape of a flat plate with predetermined width and length and made of metal, and a radio coverage area member, which is provided at one of opposite ends of the plate body so as to be located adjacent to a... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090149129 - Transmission and reception bandwidth setting method, mobile terminal, and base station in radio communication system defining a plurality of signal bandwidths: In a radio communication system defining a plurality of bandwidths, mobile terminals of kinds respectively corresponding to the plurality of bandwidths are accommodated in the system, and a minimum transmission bandwidth of the plurality of bandwidths is set as a transmission bandwidth of a downlink common channel. Or, every mobile... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090149139 - System, apparatus and method for introducing antenna pattern variability: A device, system, and method for providing a transmit diversity device have a first antenna and a second antenna. The first antenna may have a first power transmission gain pattern, which may be non-uniform in a reference plane. The second antenna may have a second power transmission gain pattern, which... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090149140 - Power control utilizing multiple rate interference indications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate mitigation of interference in a wireless communication environment. Terminals can utilize interference information provided by neighboring sectors to adjust transmit power and reduce interference. Access points can provide two sets or types of interference information. The first type can be transmitted over a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090149141 - Signal shielding box with a plurality of shielding covers: A signal shielding box with a plurality of shielding covers is provided. The shielding covers are pivotally connected with a shielding case and cover one another so as to respectively conceal or expose the opening. A connector is positioned at the shielding case and is electrically connected with the wireless... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090149142 - Receiver circuit: A receiver circuit is capable of improving its operating characteristics. The receiver circuit includes a variable converter configured to output off-set control voltages in a first output range in a first operation mode and output the off-set control voltages in a second output range in a second operation mode according... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20090149143 - Method and apparatus for selecting a radio channel for transmitting an audio signal to a radio local receiver: A transmitter device (100) receives an audio signal from an audio source device (112), and transmits the audio signal at a low power over a commercial broadcast channel to a local receiver (120). The transmitter device selects an initial channel by scanning the available spectrum, partitioned into sub-bands (210-206), and... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090149144 - Wireless backhaul power amplification using fourier transform matricies: An apparatus amplifies RF signals in a communication system by using a first directional coupler having at least two inputs and at least two outputs; at least two RF amplifiers, where an input of each RF amplifier is connected to a different one of the at least two outputs of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090149145 - Wireless terminal: A wireless terminal has a diversity function and includes a plurality of receiving branches. Receiving units are provided for the plurality of receiving branches, respectively. The receiving units can receive radio signals of a plurality of frequencies. A controller controls in a gap zone in a compressed mode such that... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090149146 - Adaptive millimeter-wave antenna system: A method of receiving an RF signal in a wireless communication device includes receiving (1002) a signal having a frequency greater than 10 gigahertz by at least two of a plurality of millimeter wave antennas (122, 124, 126, 128, 822, 824, 826, 828, 922, 924, 926, 928) positioned within the... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090149147 - Speed-based, hybrid parametric/non-parametric equalization: A mobile receiver having a multi-mode interference suppression function and a way to estimate its speed utilizes a parametric approach to interference suppression at high speeds, and a nonparametric approach at low speeds. In particular, if the mobile receiver is currently operating in a nonparametric mode and its speed exceeds... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090149148 - System and method for adaptive stimulus-response signal filtering: A system and method for filtering a signal comprising: receiving a signal of interest; receiving a signal indicating that a stimulus has been applied; receiving the synchronized stimulus signal and signal of interest; recursively selecting a portion of the signal of interest associated with a stimulus being applied and assign... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman

20090149149 - Dual gilbert cell mixer with offset cancellation: An electronic device includes a first mixer portion having a first stage and a second stage, and a second mixer portion having a first stage and a second stage. A first electrical path is coupled to the first mixer portion and the second mixer portion, and a second electrical path... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090149150 - Systems, devices, and methods for suppressing frequency spurs in mixers: Systems, devices and methods are disclosed for suppressing the 2LO frequency spur, output from a mixer. In various exemplary embodiments, a DC bias circuit is electrically connected to provide DC bias to one or more non-linear elements of the mixer. The biasing voltage is used to cause the current-voltage characteristics... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)

20090149151 - Quadrature pulse-width modulation methods and apparatus: Switched-mode amplifiers and devices having such amplifiers include quadrature pulse-width modulation that is based on Cartesian (as opposed to polar) coordinates. Two sets of pulses that represent respective in-phase and quadrature components of a conventional cartesian-coordinates input signal can be combined such that the combined set of pulses can be... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090149152 - Method and device for maintaining average power of a baseband signal: A method and device maintains constant average power of a baseband signal. The baseband signal to be power amplified is received into a processing device that measures a first average power of the baseband signal. Peak reduction is performed on the received baseband signal. A second average power of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090149153 - Method and system for prolonging emergency calls: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that processes a phone call. During operation, the system connects the phone call from a mobile phone and determines whether the phone call is an emergency call. If the phone call is an emergency call, the system activates an emergency mode... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090149154 - Method for intelligent data handling for mobile call billing using ims: A method for billing mobile device calls and traffic data, the method includes: receiving a number, in response to a user's input into a mobile communications device; comparing the received number to a contact list with annotations; determining whether the received number corresponds to a number in the contact list... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Europe

20090149155 - Apparatus and method for targeted acquisition: A mobile station, system, and method for collecting information. The mobile station including a controller which can determine a current location of the mobile station, output the name of one or more selected persons corresponding to a predetermined geographic area (such as a current location of the mobile station), and... Agent: Victor A. Grossman

20090149156 - Apparatus for unlocking mobile device using pattern recognition and method thereof: An apparatus and method for unlocking a mobile device using pattern recognition are provided. The apparatus includes a touch sensor unit sensing a predetermined pattern touch-input to a liquid crystal display (LCD) unit, a pattern recognition unit recognizing information about the input pattern sensed by the touch sensor unit, a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090149159 - Device based telecommunications initiated data fulfillment system: A system and method for service fulfillment is based on service invocation with a preprogrammed communication device. The communication device recognizes special multi-function code digit sequences to cause service invocation. The preprogrammed communication device, upon recognition of a multi-function code, selects a communication channel or messaging protocol and forwards information... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20090149160 - Method and system for directive transmitting content processed at telecom transmission terminals and for distributed content transmission connecting to networks: This invention relates to network communication technologies and the associated system and describes a method and a system for directive transmitting contents processed at telecom transmission terminals and for distributed content transmission connecting to networks. The presented method of the invention configures system structure of a network, and co-operative functions... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090149163 - Method and system for providing vehicle-directed services: The present invention provides a method, system, and computer usable medium for directing service in a vehicle. A service request is received at a service management application from the vehicle. A vehicle location is also received. Vehicle delivery-enabling information is determined based on the service request and the vehicle location.... Agent: Julia Church Dierker Dierker & Associates, P.C.

20090149161 - Method for transmitting and receiving data to prepare for poor power supply and terminal using the same: A method for transmitting and receiving data to prepare for a poor power supply and a terminal using the same are provided. Data is transmitted and received to configure a user interface using data provided by a mobile communication service provider. During a data transmission and reception process, a problem... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090149158 - Synchronized voice and data system: A method includes sending data content (32) to user (12) of a mobile device during a telephone call. The content may be a web page, it may be text, video, images, audio, etc. The method may include coupling a web session with a voice session.... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20090149162 - User equipment capability update in wireless communications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate unsolicited indication of mobile device capability change in wireless communication networks. Upon establishing communication with an access point, a mobile device can experience a change in capability, such as by attaching a device, changing a setting in a user interface, and/or the like.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090149157 - Method and system for registering an unlicensed mobile access subscriber with a network controller: Redirection of mobile subscriber registrations using location information is described. In one embodiment, the invention includes establishing a data communications connection with a mobile station at a data communications network controller, receiving location information from the mobile station, and redirecting the mobile station to a different network controller based on... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090149165 - Exchange of information in a communication network: Methods and apparatus for managing data objects in a communications network are disclosed. An exemplary method includes storing a plurality of data objects intended for rendering at a first communication device (e.g., a subscriber's communication device) in response to a triggering communication event, and transferring the plurality of data objects... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090149164 - System and method for single cell point-to-multipoint multiplexing and scheduling: A system is disclosed for providing multimedia broadcast multicast services (MBMS) using a single cell point-to-multipoint (SC-PTM) communication. The system includes a processor configured to promote transmitting scheduling information for a multicast traffic channel (MTCH) related to an MBMS service onto a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH). In a first... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090149166 - Method, system and apparatus for conveying an event reminder: A method and system for conveying an event reminder associated with an event according to various embodiments of the invention are disclosed. Specifically, the method comprises receiving a spoken indication of an event description from a user and receiving an indication of an event time. The method further comprises storing... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20090149167 - Connected portfolio services for a wireless communications network: Connected Portfolio Services for use in a mobile phone network include new mobile phone services: Scheduled Conference with Dial-Out and Dial-In modes of operation; Reservationless Conference; Instant Conferencing; Group Short Message Service with Reply All; Voice Short Message Service with Reply All; Family Connect; Buddy Connect; Quick Reach; and Email2Conference.... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP Howard Hughes Center

20090149168 - System and method for disabling text message functionality: A system and method for disabling text message functionality is provided. The method includes, for example, determining the velocity of the text messaging capable device, comparing the velocity to a specified threshold value, disabling the text messaging functionality of the device if the velocity of the device exceeds the specified... Agent: Marc Thomas Mclean

20090149170 - Apparatus and method for measurement reporting in a cellular telecommunications system: The signalling overhead in cellular communication systems such as OFDMA is reduced by calculating a report value as a function of each measurement value that is to be reported from a user terminal to the network. The report value is preferably based on a maximum value for the parameter measured,... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090149169 - Radio communication system, base station, mobile station and wireless communication method: In a radio communication system including a plurality of base stations and a plurality of mobile stations, a base station includes a reception timing difference report unit measuring a reception timing difference of reference signals transmitted from neighboring base stations, and reporting the reception timing difference to one or more... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090149171 - Method and apparatus for determining path loss by active signal detection: In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a method for determining a path loss value of a signal transmitted from a wireless device and received by a receiver, where the wireless device and the receiver operate within a wireless communication system having at least one cell having at least one... Agent: Duane Morris LLP

20090149172 - Supervising quickchannelinfo block, extendedchannelinfo message and sectorparameters message in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for supervising a QuickChannelInfo block, ExtendedChannelInfo message and SectorParameters message in a wireless communication is described. A QuickChannelInfo supervision timer for TOMPECISupervision is set. It is determined if the QuickChannelInfo supervision timer is active. An ExtendedChannelInfo supervision timer is set to TOMPECISupervision and determined if ExtendedChannelInfo... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin LLP

20090149173 - Wireless network profiling system: A wireless network profiling system is provided including providing a base station tester for attaching to a cellular base station, using a global positioning system for logging the position information of the cellular base station, using the base station tester for collecting a parametric information from the cellular base station... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru

20090149174 - Method and system for supporting network 3g data capability information in a cdma network: A method and system of providing a mobile data device in a wireless system with information about preferred networks to connect to, the mobile data device having a preferred roaming list with a list of networks, the method comprising the steps of: adding to the preferred roaming list information about... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20090149175 - Wireless device activation: Tools and techniques for activating a wireless device on a wireless network. In an aspect, such tools can allow an unactivated wireless device (that is, a wireless device that generally would be inoperable on a wireless network) to be given limited functionality in order to activate itself on the network.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090149176 - method for scanning wireless frequencies: A method of scanning frequencies for registration onto a wireless service provider by a wireless device is provided. The inventive method comprises predefining a priority sequence of frequencies in association with each of a plurality of locations. Itinerary information is received and a current expected location of the device in... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20090149177 - Mobile communication system, location registration period defining node, mobile terminal, and location registration method in mobile communication: Even if the number of subscribers increases, such increased number of the subscribers can be handled by a mobile communication system without increasing the equipment of the system, so that the assignment of the radio resources should not be constrained due to excessive location registration. A MSC of a mobile... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090149178 - Method and data structure for selecting a network operator: The invention relates to a computer-implemented method of selecting a network operator is proposed in a mobile device being configured for consuming a plurality of services. The mobile device comprises a carrier with an electronic data structure containing at least a network operator identifier list and a service identifier list.... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090149179 - Apparatus and method for controlling a terminal accessing a base station in broadband wireless communication system: A circuit includes a controller to determine whether to prohibit entry of an end unit to a base station in a wireless communication network, the controller configured to process a media access control (MAC) management message that includes a timer value, the timer value designating a time period during which... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090149183 - Data processing method and system: A data processing method when the handover or change appears between systems includes the source data forwarding network element forwards the data to the user plane anchor network element; the user plane anchor network element forwards the data to the target side processing network element. A data processing method when... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090149180 - Handover failure procedures in communication systems: When a handover failure occurs and/or is anticipated to occur, an optimized cell can be selected and user equipment can transfer to the optimized cell. This optimized cell can differ from a previous cell based upon various factors such as anticipated interference and load balancing. Once there is identification of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090149181 - Method and system for mobile communications: When a network pages the temporary user mobile identifier of a mobile station, the mobile station sends a response to the network. Next, the network checks the authenticity of the user using a ciphering key, corresponding to the temporary user mobile identifier and a random number. If the temporary user... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Gustavo Siller, Jr.

20090149182 - Method and system for mobile communications: When a network pages the temporary user mobile identifier of a mobile station, the mobile station sends a response to the network. Next, the network checks the authenticity of the user using a ciphering key, corresponding to the temporary user mobile identifier and a random number. If the temporary user... Agent: Ntt Mobile Communications Network I/bhgl

20090149184 - Load balancing by terminal tying: Example embodiments of methods, computer program products, apparatus, and systems for controlling handover of a terminal device are disclosed. In an example system, a terminal device is configured to select a handover target and initiate handover on its own. In the example system, the terminal device is tied to at... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP

20090149185 - Method and apparatus for reducing missed paging messages and paging latency during cell reselection in a wireless network: A mobile station anticipates that an asynchronous idle handover or cell reselection is about to occur and just prior to the occurrence will determine if the idle mode handover/cell reselection interval will cause missing of a paging interval and thus a missed paging opportunity using an estimated handover duration. If... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090149186 - System and method for enhanced message routing: Coincident with the evolution, maturation, etc. of (e.g., Short Message Service, Multimedia Message Service, IP Multimedia Subsystem, etc.) wireless messaging ecosystems an infrastructure that provides, in new and creative ways, enhanced message routing capabilities. The dynamic, flexible, and extensible nature of the enhanced message routing capabilities support, among other things,... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20090149189 - Method and apparatus for supporting configuration and control of the rlc and pdcp sub-layers: Methods and apparatus support configuration and/or control of the radio link control (RLC) and packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) sub-layers by defining and utilizing radio resource control (RRC) parameters and procedures, and by including information elements (IEs) in RRC messages in both the uplink and downlink for RLC and PDCP... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090149188 - System and method for resource allocation in a wireless communications system: A system and method for resource allocation in wireless communications systems includes a method for operating a base station. The method includes receiving a resource request for radio resources for a mobile station and transmitting an indication of unallocated radio resources to the mobile station. A resource assignment is determined... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090149187 - Transmitting apparatus and radio resource assignment method: A transmission apparatus is provided with radio resource assignment means that assigns radio resources to each physical channel according to a type of the physical channel; and transmission means that transmits information to be transmitted by each physical channel using the assigned radio resources.... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090149190 - Optimal load-based wireless session context transfer: A subscriber access unit for transferring session context in wireless communication is disclosed. The access unit contains first context establishing circuitry for establishing a first wireless session context associated with a first wireless coverage area; locating circuitry for determining whether the subscriber access unit is located concurrently in the first... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090149197 - Continuous data optimization of new access points in positioning systems: Methods and systems of continuously optimizing data in WiFi positioning systems. A location-based services system uses WiFi-enabled devices to monitor WiFi access points in a target area to indicate whether a WiFi access point is newly-observed. A WiFi-enabled device communicates with WiFi access points within range of the WiFi-enabled device... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20090149193 - Creating optimum temporal location trigger for multiple requests: A technique evaluates overlapping request intervals, and from them determines a temporal reporting interval that satisfies requirements for all that overlap. The temporal reporting interval represents a temporal trigger used to best support multiple triggers on the same target, without modification or support by the target mobile. Disclosed embodiments relate... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090149192 - Device locate service: A device locate service is described. In embodiment(s), a device locate request can be received to locate a device that is configured for mobile communication. A control command can then be communicated via a mobile communication network that activates the device to override configuration settings of the device and initiate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation Patent Group Docketing Dept.

20090149194 - Femtocell location: In a telecommunications network a technique of identifying unauthorised movement of an Access Point, also often described as a micro base station or a femto-cell, uses a velocity check to determine if the Access Point has been moved from its intended location to a remote, unauthorised location. In an embodiment,... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20090149195 - Method and apparatus for providing access point with area identities: The present invention provides a method for providing an access point in a UMTS with adequate area identities. The mobile communication system includes at least an AG and a plurality of APs connected to the AG. The method includes the following steps. A plurality of first area identities and at... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090149191 - Method and arrangement for locating a mobile terminal in a multicell radio arrangement: A method and system for locating a mobile terminal in a multicell radio system are provided. A plurality of radio base stations detect the field strength of a data transmission of the mobile terminal and the location of the mobile terminal is determined the values are provided. The mobile terminal... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090149196 - Method for pulling geographic location data from a remote wireless telecommunications mobile unit: A method to remotely determine a location of a mobile unit without intervention by a user of the mobile unit is provided. The mobile unit may receive a location query, download location data from a GPS, and transmit the location data via a wireless telecommunications network. For example, a call... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP

20090149198 - System and method for tracking position: Provided are a position tracking system and a position tracking method. The position tracking system includes at least one target node, a plurality of reference nodes having position information, and a position determination device. An arbitrary reference node among the reference nodes and the target node utilize a distance measurement... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090149200 - System and method for device or system location optimization: Systems, devices and/or methods that facilitate location optimization of mobile devices and/or systems are presented. Location optimization can result in an improved user experience by providing information and/or software tailored to the location of the device and/or system. Location aware devices/systems can include a deterministic or inferential determination of the... Agent: Motorola- Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090149199 - Virtual billboard display on a mobile device: A method, system, and apparatus are directed to providing advertising information to a mobile device over a network. A request is received from the mobile device. The request may comprise a query, geo-location information, and/or a user preference. If the request comprises the query, a search result is generated based... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090149201 - Apparatus and method for providing position information of wireless terminal: An apparatus and method for providing position information of a wireless terminal are provided. The apparatus map-matches a position estimated using a wireless signal received from a satellite or a base station to output the map-matched result when a reception state of the wireless signal is good, and map-matches a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090149202 - System and method for determination of position: A system and method of determining and reporting on the position of a wireless device relative to a group of other wireless devices dispersed within a specified geographic area. The system includes at least one Query Unit, three or more Responding Units disposed at determinable locations within the specified geographic... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20090149203 - Electronic-mail filtering for mobile devices: Systems and methods for dynamic electronic-mail filtering for mobile devices are provided. Incoming e-mail messages are received and provided to an e-mail inbox associated with the intended recipient. Those e-mail messages are evaluated to determine whether they may be desirable to the recipient. Desirability of an e-mail may be determined... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20090149204 - Predictive keyboard: A predictive keyboard is described. In an implementation, a keyboard comprises a plurality of indications of letters arranged, one to another, according to a QWERTY layout. Two rows of keys are arranged such that at least one of the keys includes at least two of the indications from at least... Agent: Microsoft Corporation Patent Group Docketing Dept.

20090149205 - System and method for regulating data messaging between a wireless device and a mobile communication device using short message service: A computer network communication device enables a parent/administrator to control data communication sessions between the device and a mobile communication device that may be accessed through a cellular network. The computer network communication device includes a device identifier stored in the device, a communication module configured to download rules corresponding... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck, LLP Chase Tower

20090149206 - Method for building spontaneous virtual communities based on common interests using wireless equipments: The present invention refers to a method for establishing a communication network that connects a group or community of users using wireless equipments according to their defined interests. These equipments are preferentially portable, low cost, and user-friendly, where each equipment must be configurable using its user's profile, which contains a... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.

20090149207 - Physical broadcast channel (pbch) transmission for reliable detection of antenna configuration: Systems and methods for transmitting data related to the configuration of transmit antennas are disclosed. These methods may include obtaining a data for transmission, encoding the data and modulating the data. During the modulating of the data, the data may be configured in such a way as to convey the... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090149208 - Method and apparatus to select collaborating users in spectrum sensing: In a first time interval TI a first frequency band FB is pseudorandomly selected from a designated spectrum, and a first analysis result is determined by sensing the first FB during the first TI and then transmitted. In a second TI a second FB is pseudorandomly selected from the designated... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090149209 - System and method for managing resources of portable module resources: Proposed are a method and a system for management of resources of portable resource modules, each connected to a communication terminal, which modules comprise electronic memory units and are designed in particular as chipcards. A first resource management instruction comprising a module identification is transmitted to a resource management centre.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090149210 - Mobile terminal and control method therefor: A mobile terminal detecting an instantaneous deterioration in BLER and quickly converging an SIR into an appropriate target SIR, thereby preventing requesting an excessive transmission power from a base station and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. The present invention relates to the mobile terminal including a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090149211 - Power control: There is provided a femtocell device for use in connecting a mobile terminal to a communication network, the femtocell device comprising means for implementing a power control procedure in which a target value for a first characteristic of transmissions received from the mobile terminal is set and adjusted based on... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090149212 - Data communication apparatus: A transceiver electrode 103 and a reference electrode 104 are formed on concave portions 102 formed at positions where the user's fingers can be naturally brought into contact with the concave portions 102 when a data communication device 10 is held by one of the user's hands, such that the... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090149213 - Semiconductor on insulator (soi) switching circuit: A disclosed embodiment is a switching circuit including a number of transistors fabricated in a device layer situated over a buried oxide layer and a bulk semiconductor layer. Each transistor has a source/drain junction that does not contact the buried oxide layer, thus forming a source/drain junction capacitance. The disclosed... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090149216 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device mainly includes a first casing, a second casing and an image-capturing apparatus. The first casing has a first surface and a second surface. The first casing has a display screen on the first surface and a window extending through the first surface and the second surface.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090149215 - Information processing apparatus: A view recording processing unit performs a view recording processing of a broadcast wave from a broadcast station. By using a clock circuit, at the timer view time or timer recording time, a timer view recording activation request generation unit generates an activation request for activating the view recording processing... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090149214 - Mobile communications device: Mobile communications devices are described. In an implementation, a mobile communications device comprises a first housing that includes a display device and a second housing that is moveably attached to the first housing. The second housing includes a keyboard having an orientation that defines a top and bottom of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation Patent Group Docketing Dept.

20090149217 - Portable mobile device: The invention provides a mobile device that is capable of providing a number of applications and may be used as a substantially portable mobile phone when some of the applications are not required. The mobile device includes a portable handset and a detachable base unit. The portable handset provides a... Agent: Lester H. Birnbaum

20090149219 - Mobile input device of mobile terminal: A mobile input device of a mobile terminal includes: a selection unit for selecting an application program of the mobile terminal; an execution instruction unit for generating an instruction to execute the application program; and a wireless communication unit for transmitting the instruction to execute to the mobile terminal, wherein... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090149218 - Mobile telephone relationships: Described is a technology by which mobile telephones are organized and/or operate based upon special relationships with other users and/or other mobile telephones. A mobile computing device is coupled to another mobile computing device so as to have a special relationship therewith, including after subsequent decoupling. When the mobile telephones... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090149220 - Method of and apparatus for interfacing and connecting a wireless device and a wireless network using a subscriber identity module having plural imsi associates with different network operators: A wireless device includes a single SIM, plus an application module adapted to enable the device to operate as though it included two or more different SIMs. The module, referred to as a ‘proprietary applications module’ (PAM) is connected to, or built into, a wireless device (WD). The PAM is... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20090149221 - Centralized base station system based on advanced telecommunication computer architecture platform: A centralized base station system based on ATCA, comprising a main base station subsystem and one or more remote radio frequency subsystems, the main base station subsystem comprising: one or more shelves based on ATCA platform, each shelf comprising at least one control switch module of ATCA board form; one... Agent: Gallagher & Lathrop, A Professional Corporation

20090149222 - Wireless base station, communication system, belonging information management method and storage medium for storing program: The present invention is to allow prompt and reliable synchronization of belonging information management table even in environments where there is a possibility of receiving update notification information from a plurality of wireless base stations, without needing unnecessarily large traffic for synchronization of belonging information management table. Wireless base station... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090149224 - Light-emitting device and display device: Although an organic resin substrate is highly effective at reducing the weight and improving the shock resistance of a display device, it is required to improve the moisture resistance of the organic resin substrate for the sake of maintaining the reliability of an EL element. Hard carbon films are formed... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090149223 - Mobile communications device having moveable housings: Mobile communications devices are described. In an implementation, a mobile communications device includes a first housing that is approximately square and that includes a display device. The mobile communications device also includes a second housing that is approximately square, includes a keyboard and is rotatable with respect to the first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation Patent Group Docketing Dept.

20090149227 - Casing and electronic device: A casing includes an adhesive member, a pair of casing members bonded together with the adhesive member, and a tube including a fluid inlet and having an elasticity. And the tube expands along with injection of a fluid into the tube from the fluid inlet to detach the bonded casing... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090149225 - Foldable portable terminal device: A foldable portable terminal device provided with a first housing includes a display unit, a speaker and a speaker sound hole, a second housing, and a hinge unit that couples the housings rotatably around two directions that perpendicularly intersect with each other. The device is configured such that coupling of... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090149226 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus has a first body and a second body positioned in a plurality of states with respect to the first body, and the gap between the first and second bodies can be determined in a plurality of closed states. A mobile phone as an example of the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090149228 - Slide mechanism for slide-type portable terminal devices: An exemplary slide mechanism (100) includes a rear cover (10), a front cover (20), and a magnetic assembly (80) connected to the rear cover and the front cover. The front cover is slidably attached to the rear cover. Each of the at least one magnetic assembly includes a first magnetic... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090149230 - Slide mechanism for slide-type portable terminal devices: An exemplary slide mechanism includes a fixing unit, a connecting unit, and a slidable unit slidably coupled to the fixing unit. The fixing unit includes a rear cover and a pair of slide rails securely disposed on the rear cover. Each of the slide rails has a turn. The slide... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090149229 - Sliding mechanism and portable electronic device using the same: An exemplary sliding mechanism (10) includes a main plate (11), a slide plate (12) slidably connected to the main plate (11), and a linkage module positioned between the main plate (11) and the slide plate (12). The linkage module includes an elastic member (15) and a guiding shaft (17). The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090149231 - Radio apparatus and built-in antenna device: A radio apparatus having a first housing section and a second housing section is provided. The radio apparatus has a printed board contained in the second housing. The printed board is provided with an antenna feeding circuit. The radio apparatus has a hinge section pivotally connecting the first housing section... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

  
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20090143005 - Mobile terminal and broadcast controlling method thereof: A terminal is provided. The terminal includes a removable identity device attached to the terminal, a wireless communication unit for receiving broadcast information, an output unit for displaying the broadcast information received by the wireless communication unit, a controller for identifying a broadcast provider using the identity device and controlling... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090143006 - Terminal and method of controlling broadcast signals in a mobile terminal: The current invention provides a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal includes a wireless communication unit for scanning channel frequencies for at least one broadcast signal, a controller for processing channel information for the at least one broadcast signal, and controlling the display of a scan result of the wireless communication... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090143007 - Methods and systems for mixing media with communications: A communications device may transmit a media item chosen by a user over a communication path also being used to transmit an established communications operation. The user may select a media item of any known type, including for example a musical selection, a video, a voicemail, a podcast, an image,... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20090143008 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for determining transmit weights in relay networks: Apparatus, methods and computer program products implement a channel-aware approach for controlling a relay network operative in a wireless communications system wherein weighting matrices are used at a MIMO-capable source electronic device and at the relays where at least one of the weighting matrices is selected or derived using knowledge... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090143009 - Communication system and communication apparatus: A communication system for carrying out noncontact transmissions of a close-coupled type by adoption of an electrostatic capacitive coupling method, the communication system includes: a signal transmitting apparatus having a signal transmitting electrode and a section configured to apply a baseband signal representing transmitted data to the signal transmitting electrode... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090143010 - Communication system and communication apparatus: A communication system is disclosed which includes: at least one power line communication device configured to be connected with another power line communication device via a common power line for providing a commercial alternate-current power supply; and a communication terminal configured to include a modem for power line communication and... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090143012 - Bluetooth-enabled mobile terminal and fast device connection method thereof: A Bluetooth-enabled mobile terminal and fast device connection method is provided for reducing device connection latency and power consumption. The device connection method includes inquiring of devices by broadcasting an inquiry at an inquiry Power Control Level (PCL), requesting the devices responded to the inquiry for remote names by transmitting... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090143011 - Method and apparatus for identifying java push request equipments using bluetooth in a mobile communication terminal: Provided are an identifying method and an apparatus for identifying a plurality of JAVA™ PUSH request terminals using Bluetooth® communication in a mobile communication terminal. According to the method, acquiring information records for performing JAVA™ PUSH about a plurality of terminals by requesting a service search through a Logical Link... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090143013 - Communication device: A portable telephone terminal 1 has: short-range wireless communicating means 30 for obtaining a peripheral-device identifier 301 by wireless from a portable telephone terminal existing at a short distance; communicating means 20 for executing a communicating process, and outputting a calling party identifier 201 which identifies a calling party; and... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090143014 - Information processing apparatus, device selection processing method, and program: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a search module to search for a wirelessly communicable wireless communication device, a display module to display, as options, a list of wireless communication devices found by the search module, and a connection module to send a connection request to a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090143016 - Mobile communication system, interference of neighborhood suppression method and base station in the system: A mobile communication system, a neighboring cell interference suppression method and a base station in the mobile communication are disclosed. When a NodeB establishes a non-serving radio link for a UE, only a control plane connection is established, and contribution of the UE to uplink load in a cell is... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090143015 - Systems and methods for self-calibrating transceivers: Techniques for self-calibration of transceivers are described herein.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090143017 - Method and device for wireless communication using mimo techniques: The present invention describes a method of closed loop MIMO communication utilizing implicit or explicit channel state information (CSI) at the transmitter and the receiver. The transmitter performs linear pre-processing (for example, QR decomposition or bi-diagonal decomposition or Jacobi rotations, and/or sporadic SVDs) on a channel matrix, and the receiver... Agent: Deborah A. Gador

20090143018 - Automated configuration of a wireless location system: In an overlay, network-based Wireless Location System, Location Measurement Units (LMUs) are used to collect radio signaling both in the forward and reverse channels for use in TDOA and/or AoA positioning methods. Information broadcast from the radio network and by global satellite navigation system constellations can be received by the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090143020 - Load testing system, load testing apparatus, load testing method, computer product, and communication device: In a load testing system, a transmission device measures a bandwidth of user data transmitted from a user terminal in real time, calculates a calculation bandwidth by subtracting the bandwidth of the user data from an evaluation bandwidth preset to evaluate the performance of a network, and transmits test data... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090143019 - Method and apparatus for distributed spectrum sensing for wireless communication: Methods and apparatus for determining if a signal of interest, for example, a licensed signal having or exceeding a predetermined field strength, is present in a wireless spectrum and/or which facilitates such a determination are described. The signal of interest maybe, e.g., a television signal or a wireless microphone signal... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090143021 - Testing of automobile mounted antennas: A method and device provides for the testing and validation of a control module for receiving wireless data and communications utilizes a transmission line coupler mounted proximate the control module generates a signal that couples to an antenna of the control module. The control module produces a signal in response... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.

20090143022 - Method and system for controlling carrier leakage in a direct conversion wireless device: According to one embodiment of the invention, a system for controlling carrier leakage in a communications device is provided. The system includes a first mixer unit operable to receive a first signal, to convert the first signal into a second signal having a higher frequency than the first signal, and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090143024 - Method of determining the instant of consideration of a modification of at least one reception condition for signals in a communication system: c

20090143025 - System & method for selecting spectrum: A system and method comprise a spectrum selector, an unlicensed transceiver, and a licensed transceiver. The spectrum selector determines whether communications will be transmitted over unlicensed spectrum or licensed spectrum. Based upon the determination, the spectrum selector transmits the communications to the unlicensed transceiver or the licensed transceiver. In addition,... Agent: Sprint

20090143023 - Terminal performing camping based on imsi information and control method thereof: A terminal and method are provided. The terminal includes an Absolute Radio Frequency Channel Number (ARFCN) table including at least one ARFCN information, and a controller for controlling a frequency scanning based on the ARFCN table to detect one or more ARFCNs from the ARFCN table and for controlling a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090143026 - System and method for adaptive polarization diversity between closely spaced antennas: An electronic device comprises a transceiver and a probe. The transceiver is connected to a first antenna and a second antenna. The first and second antennas are configured to one of transmit and receive radio frequency signals. The first and second antennas are configured to exhibit a polarized diversity. The... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP/ Motorola

20090143028 - Apparatus and method for proximity sensing using two antennas: An apparatus and a method for proximity sensing by using the difference between reception intensity changes of two antennas is provided. The method of proximity sensing includes detecting a reception signal intensity change while receiving a signal through an antenna during communications with another communication equipment, and identifying an approach... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090143027 - Gain-control methods of transmitter modulators: An apparatus comprising a plurality of switchable full step mixer unit cells, wherein each switchable full step unit cell is configured to, when the full step transceiver mixer unit cell is turned on, increase the gain experienced by an electronic signal by a full step increment, and wherein the step... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20090143029 - Press-talk server, transcoder, and communication system: When half-duplex many-to-many communication is performed among a plurality of mobile stations having different codecs in a single group, transcoding is performed with a small number of codec circuits. A transcoder manages an SSRC of a received RTP packet, detaches voice information from a jitter buffer, which is identical to... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090143030 - Programmable transmitter: A programmable transmitter generates a frame in a frame format according to one of a plurality of operating modes using a frame structure table storing a respective frame format for each of the operating modes. The transmitter includes a frame structure engine that receives a mode selection signal indicative of... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090143031 - Harmonic suppression mixer and tuner: A harmonic suppression mixer for down converting an RF signal to a complex I and Q baseband signal that uses a plurality of switching mixers each with a gain stage to produce a sinusoidal weighted sum of the mixer outputs. Odd harmonics output by each switching mixer is suppressed in... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.

20090143032 - Control circuit and control method: There is provided a control circuit including a sampling controller configured to sample an output voltage of a power converter at an appropriate time slot by opening a control loop. A soft-start circuit configured to enable soft-starting of an internal soft-start reference voltage to start from the sampled output voltage... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090143033 - Gain control using a dynamically configurable transformer: An apparatus comprising: a baseband filter configured to produce a baseband signal utilizing an input signal; a mixer unit configured to produce an intermediate signal utilizing the baseband signal and a local oscillator signal; and a dynamically configurable transformer configured to provide a gain to the intermediate signal, wherein the... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20090143034 - Method for tuning an rf base-band circuit of a receiver: A tuner for a wireless receiver is provided, which may include an input interface that is adapted to receive wireless signals, a mixer that is adapted to select a specific frequency from signals received at the input interface, and a controllable switch that is adapted to lead an output from... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP C/o Landon Ip, Inc.

20090143035 - Method for automatic frequency range and step selection using region signature for a digital am/fm tuner: A method of configuring a tuner includes scanning at least one range of radio frequencies, measuring a signal quality metric for each of a plurality of the frequencies, and selecting a set of operational frequencies for the tuner. The selecting step is dependent upon the measuring step.... Agent: Panasonic Automotive System Company Of America

20090143036 - Linear voltage controlled variable attenuator with linear db/v gain slope: A variable attenuator and method of attenuating a signal is presented. The variable attenuator contains an input that receives an input signal to be attenuated. A voltage divider between a resistor and parallel MOSFETs provides the attenuated input signal. The MOSFETs have different sizes and have gates that are connected... Agent: Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione Freescale

20090143037 - Receiver apparatus and method for tracking and rejecting transmit signal in wireless communication system: A receiver apparatus for tracking and rejecting a Transmit (Tx) signal in a wireless communication system and an operation method thereof are provided. The receiver apparatus includes a controller for receiving channel frequency information of the Tx signal and for controlling an operation for tracking and rejecting a frequency of... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20090143038 - Data processing device with beam steering and/or forming antennas: The present invention relates to a data processing device data processing device (1; 1′) for processing signals received via a wireless link, comprising a first beam steering and/or forming antenna (5) arranged on said data processing device (1; 1′) adapted to receive data via said wireless link, a second beam... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090143039 - Radio reception apparatus and radio reception method: An RSSI detecting unit measures a receiving power level of a signal receive from a base station, and notifies a mode change control unit of the measurement result. A Ec/Io detecting unit measures a Ec/Io level of the signal received from the base station, and notifies the mode change control... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090143040 - Mobile wireless communications device antenna assembly with floating director elements on flexible substrate and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing, a circuit board carried by the portable housing and comprising a ground plane, and wireless communications circuitry carried by the circuit board. The device may also include an antenna assembly carried by the housing. The antenna assembly may include a... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090143042 - Cross polarization interference canceling method and cross polarization interference canceling apparatus: A cross polarization interference canceling apparatus of the present invention includes: error detector 26 for extracting a difference between a demodulated signal that is the main polarization signal in which compensation for cross polarization interference has been made and the received signal which indicates an ideal state of the main... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090143041 - Diversity receiver system with interference cancellation and methods for use therewith: A diversity receiver includes a first radio frequency (RF) receiver section receives a first inbound RF signal over a range of frequencies and generates a first amplified RF signal, wherein the first inbound RF signal includes a desired RF signal component and an undesired signal component. A second RF receiver... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090143043 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: In a communication semiconductor integrated circuit, a capacitance included in a filter on the output side of a mixer circuit is reduced without requiring the cutoff frequency of the filter to be changed. A Gilbert cell circuit is used as a mixer circuit which combines, for downconversion, a reception signal... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.

20090143044 - Method and apparatus for operating a wireless communication device in an electromagnetically sensitive environment: A method and apparatus for operating a wireless communication device in an electromagnetically sensitive environment is disclosed. The method comprises selecting an operating mode of the wireless communication device. If the selected operating mode is a factory safe mode (225), the wireless communication device limits its maximum transmission power to... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090143046 - Method and system for providing tiered priority access to communication network resources: Methods and systems automatically allocate cellular communication network resources to emergency response personnel during emergency situations which are detected by call volumes exceeding a predetermined maximum. Access to cellular communication network resources is provided by dedicating a portion of communication channels to emergency response personnel use. By reserving whole communication... Agent: The Marbury Law Group, PLLC

20090143045 - Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene: Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene, such as an accident site, a natural or human-made disaster site, or any other first response site. One system comprises a plurality of portable modules for the incident scene and configured to transmit wireless signals. The system... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.

20090143047 - Method and system for mobile personal emergency response: Advanced mobile personal emergency response systems. An activator worn or carried by a user sends a medical or security alert to a portable mobile base station. The mobile base station transmits the alert to trained operators at a call center. An operator conducts one-way or two-way voice communication through the... Agent: King & Spalding

20090143048 - Method for destructive readout of data in case of mobile theft: A method for destructively reading out data from a stolen or lost mobile phone. A special switch off feature disables all the services associated with the mobile phone, except for a messaging service and the ability to destructively read out data. A user can retrieve the data stored in the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090143049 - Mobile telephone hugs including conveyed messages: Described is a technology by which a mobile telephone sends and/or receives and outputs a “mobile hug” comprising a personalized special message. A mobile hug output comprises vibration rhythms (patterns) and/or other sound and/or image data that identifies a source of the incoming information, and/or may convey a personal message.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090143050 - Method for re-establishing telephone calls after unintended termination: A system for operating a wireless mobile device that automatically re-establishes a telephone call after unintended disconnection is disclosed and may include at least one processor operable to wirelessly receive, via a communication network, a first telephone call having associated information identifying a calling party. The at least one processor... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090143051 - Social news ranking using gossip distance: Devices, systems, and methods are directed towards ranking of messages based on a hop distance a forwarded message travels through a social network. As a message is forwarded by a member of the social network the hop distance increases. As the message is forwarded, recipients and/or senders may view the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090143052 - Systems and methods for personal information management and contact picture synchronization and distribution: Systems and methods for facilitating contact information display, management and synchronization are described. A client application on a portable device in communication with a host system provides a mechanism for receiving, displaying, updating, processing and transmitting contact information and data to the host system, where it may then be synchronized... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090143053 - Transfer then sleep: A second communication device is detected in proximity to a first communication device engaged in a call. A substantially uninterrupted transfer of the call is provided from the first communication device to the second communication device. At least a part of the first communication device is placed into a sleep... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20090143054 - Apparatus and method for automatic adjustment of ring volume based on perceived volume of digital audio playback: A system and method are for adjusting ringtone volume on a telephony device based on a current user-selected volume level used for digital audio playback. For example, a method according to one embodiment of the invention is implemented within a telephony apparatus having digital audio playback and ringtone playback capabilities,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090143057 - Method and apparatus for distinctive alert activation: An approach is provided activating a distinctive alert in a mobile station. An input from a user is received for generating an alert on a mobile station. In response to the input, a control signal is generated to activate the alert on the mobile station irrespective of any pre-existing alert... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090143055 - Mobile application and content provisioning using web services technology: A method for provisioning one or more mobile applications. The method including deploying the mobile application as a web service in a UDDI directory, downloading the mobile applications from the UDDI directory by invoking the web service. The method may also include locating the mobile application in the UDDI directory.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20090143056 - Modifying mobile device operation using proximity relationships: Described is a technology by which a mobile computing device such as a mobile telephone operates differently based on detected proximity to another mobile device with which the first mobile device has a defined relationship. For example, the first mobile device may transfer content to the second mobile computing device... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090143058 - Telephone with dynamically programmable push buttons for access to advanced applications: A device and method for providing simple access to subscriber selected applications that reside in a telephone network. A programmable communication device that includes programmable push buttons operable for providing a user one button access to voice based and text based applications. A storage register is associated with each of... Agent: At&t Legal Department - As Attn: Patent Docketing

20090143061 - Method and apparatus for the remote execution of methods and objects on handsets: A handset includes a set of executable instructions associated with an application programming interface (API) as well as a REMO client. Responsive to an indication of a particular application to be executed, the REMO client establishes a communication session over a network connection with a REMO server, on which the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090143060 - Remote host controller interface control for devices: A device may include a communication module that is arranged and configured to establish a wireless connection with a remote device and a remote mode module that is arranged and configured to receive and process an enabling command that places the device in a host controller interface (HCI) remote control... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20090143059 - System and method remote servicing of a wireless data processing device: A system and method for remotely servicing a wireless data processing device over a telephony audio channel. For example, a method is described for remotely debugging a wireless data processing device from a service, the wireless device capable of communicating over both a data channel and a telephony channel, the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090143062 - Events notification and functions selection mechanisms in a wireless device: A panel has been provided to a wireless device that turns off all RF capability of the wireless device (including, but not limited to notifications, wireless web clipping, instant messaging, email sending/receiving, phone calls, etc.). The panel is brought up on a screen of the wireless device by pressing a... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090143063 - Method and apparatus for setting a highest received state variable in a wireless communication system: The present invention provides a method for setting a highest received state variable in a receiver of a wireless communication system, which comprises receiving a segment of a data protocol data unit having a sequence number greater than or equal to a value of the highest received state variable, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090143064 - Method and system for estimating traffic distribution in a cellular mobile radio communications network: A method for estimating a territorial distribution of traffic in a selected area of a cellular radio mobile communications network, includes: dividing the selected area into a plurality of traffic-generating area elements; determining overall traffic in respect of said selected network area; and distributing the overall traffic across the plurality... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090143065 - Radio cell performance monitoring and/or control based on user equipment positioning data and radio quality parameters: In broadband networks for fixed or cellular mobile radio access using the ETSI/BRAN standard, such as UTRANs, Wi-Fi or WLAN wireless communication networks, continuously monitored user equipment positioning data and radio link parameters indicating quality of service of a wireless link between a base transceiver station located in a mobile... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090143066 - System and method for adjusting a time offset of gps signals in a cdma mobile phone: A method for adjusting a time offset of GPS signals in a CDMA mobile phone includes: generating periodic waves and transmitting to the GPS simulator; generating CDMA RF signals and transmitting to the combiner; clocking a first delay time starting when the periodic waves are transmitted to a time the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090143067 - Mobile terminal and channel scanning method thereof: A mobile terminal is provided that includes a wireless communication unit configured to receive channel information and scan at least one channel, a controller configured to generate a channel database using the received channel information and generate a channel list according to a result of real time channel scanning using... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090143068 - Terminal for handover using channel characteristics and control method thereof: A terminal for handover using channel characteristics and a control method thereof are provided. Reception level information is received from a neighboring base station. A state of the neighboring base station having transmitted the reception level information is measured. A corresponding neighboring base station to which the handover is possible... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090143069 - Method and means for reducing interference peaks during soft handover: The invention relates to a method for reducing the number of uplink interference peaks during soft handover from a radio base station (RBS A) providing a source cell (12) to a radio base station (RBS B) providing a target cell (13) in a cellular mobile communication system. The invention also... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090143072 - Control arrangement and method for communicating paging messages in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods for utilizing paging group IDs and paging indicators are disclosed for PDCCH and PDSCH transmissions to mobile terminals in a mobile communication system. By use of the paging group IDs and paging indicators, various groups of mobile terminals, including subsets of those groups can be paged with... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090143070 - Supporting an allocation of radio resources: The invention relates to a method for supporting in a wireless communication system an allocation of radio resources to connections between mobile stations 10 and access stations 30 of a network. Each access station serves a sub-area. Each connection uses a radio resource. A respective power set is associated to... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090143071 - Uplink scheduling in a mobile telecommunication network: The present invention relates to a node B comprising a downlink data scheduler and an uplink data scheduler, wherein the node B comprises means for transferring information associated with a downlink data transfer from said downlink data scheduler to said uplink data scheduler, and that the uplink data scheduler comprises... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090143074 - Method and apparatus for control of uplink feedback information in contention based access in wireless communications: A method and apparatus for control of uplink feedback information in contention based wireless communications is disclosed. Uplink feedback information such as a channel quality information and hybrid automatic retransmission request (HARQ) acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) information may be transmitted to the universal terrestrial radio access network (UTRAN) by a wireless... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090143073 - Method and apparatus for smart beam selection in a smart antenna system: A method of beam selection in a smart antenna system is provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of uplink beams by a plurality of receivers, each corresponding with one of the plurality of uplink beams. Each uplink beam includes signals transmitted by a mobile station. The method further includes... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090143075 - Mobile station, base station, communications system, and communication method: A mobile station comprises a reception unit configured to receive a signal transmitted from a base station; a selection unit configured to select a communication area to perform communication from a plurality of communication areas based on traffic load in the plurality of communication areas where the reception unit can... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090143076 - Method and apparatus for using supported network information for positioning: Techniques to support positioning for terminals in Secure User Plane Location (SUPL) are described. A SUPL Enabled Terminal (SET) may receive supported network information from a SUPL Location Platform (SLP), which is a location server in SUPL. The supported network information may indicate one or more radio access networks supported... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090143077 - System and method for brokering mobile service providers: The present invention comprises a method and system for dispatching a plurality of mobile service providers among a plurality of users (stationary) based on proximity of a user to a particular mobile service provider. One or more representations of proximity will be presented to a user on a map by... Agent: Foothill Law Group

20090143079 - Mobile tracking: A method of tracking a first wireless communications device using another computing device, such as a second wireless communications device, includes obtaining current position data for the first wireless communications device and obtaining one or more of speed data, time data, and path data for the first wireless communications device.... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (rim)

20090143078 - Techniques to manage a radio based on location information: Techniques to manage a radio based on location information are described. A mobile computing device may include a radio module, a location detector operative to determine a location for the mobile computing device, and a processor to couple to the radio module and the resource database. The processor may be... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090143081 - Information distribution system, information distribution server, mobile terminal, and information distribution method: There is provided an information distribution system capable of distributing a content to a mobile terminal in a predetermined area, distributing content guide information to the mobile terminal, and distributing the content selected by the mobile terminal, within the area. The information distribution system includes an information distribution server, a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090143082 - Location aware voice calls and messages: A communications network includes a mobile communications device and a communications terminal. The device and terminal are engaged in a call which includes audio stream data. An operation is performed, either at the mobile device or in the supporting network, to determine a location of the mobile communications device and... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing

20090143080 - Method, subscriber identity module and system for providing mobile communication terminal location data: The invention relates to a method for providing mobile communication terminal location data. In the method, radio signal is received from a beacon in a wireless local area network. Next, beacon identification data that identifies the beacon is derived, based on the received radio signal. The identification data is transmitted... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090143083 - Resolving encoding dependencies for data bursts: A system comprises a receiver and a transmitter in wireless communication with the receiver. The receiver receives from the transmitter multiple bursts of data on a paging channel. First and second bursts of data comprise channel protocol information and paging mode data. The second burst comprises an encoding dependency that... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090143085 - Call completion: Disclosed herein is a method and system for completing a call attempt made by a first party on a first network to a second party on a second network. The second network may be the first network or one of multiple networks excluding the first network. The first network detects... Agent: Ashok Tankha

20090143087 - Exchange of information in a communication network: Methods and apparatus for managing data objects in a communications network are disclosed. An exemplary method includes storing a plurality of data objects intended for rendering at a first communication device (e.g., a subscriber's communication device) in response to a triggering communication event, and transferring the plurality of data objects... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090143086 - Method and apparatus for managing status information in wireless instant messaging system: In a wireless instant messaging system, a first mobile station transmits a PUBLISH message including status information and watcher information. A second mobile station reads the status information published or updated by the first mobile station. A presence server publishes or updates status information mapped to the watcher information included... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090143084 - System and method for performing quick short message functions for a mobile phone: A method for performing quick short message functions for a mobile phone is disclosed. The method includes reading short messages from a subscriber identify module card and a memory system of the mobile phone, copying the short messages into a short message status table, if the mobile phone has been... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090143088 - Dynamic allocation of radio resources in a multicarrier communication system: Communication carried out over a frequency band divided into a plurality of subcarriers by messages transmitted between a first radio station and a second radio station in a plurality of hops between respectively adjacent radio stations arranged in hierarchical levels. A subset of the subcarriers is used for each hop.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090143089 - Apparatus and method for performing an expedited handover using a dedicated ranging channel in a wireless network: A wireless network comprising a plurality of base stations capable of communicating with a plurality of mobile stations, wherein a serving base station is operable to serve a mobile station and a target base station is operable to transmit to the mobile station a message identifying a ranging slot dedicated... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090143090 - Communication system and gateway: There is provided a communication system in which semi-duplex many-to-many multicasting service can be performed to both a mobile station and a base station by using a unified call control protocol such as SIP on an IP network, and can contain mobile stations and base stations of existing wireless facilities.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090143091 - Apparatus and method for controlling power in mobile communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for controlling power in a mobile communication system. The apparatus includes a moving speed measuring unit for measuring a moving speed of the terminal, a Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) processing unit for requesting a base station to adjust a CQI report frequency when the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090143092 - Power control: The invention relates to control of transmission power in cellular networks, specifically in cells having transmitters in several frequency bands. The invention allows the network to control the maximum transmission power of a mobile station in more than one frequency band.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090143093 - Method and apparatus for adaptive handover: A method and apparatus for adaptive handover includes receiving a time to trigger (TTT) for a first mobility state. A scaling factor is received for a second mobility state. The TTT for the second mobility state is determined by scaling the first mobility state with the scaling factor for the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090143094 - Method and apparatus for mode switching in dual-core mobile communication devices: A mobile communication device. The mobile communication device includes a baseband processor and an application processor. The application processor includes a modem proxy service module communicatively coupled to the baseband processor and an application management service module communicatively coupled to the modem proxy service module and configured to retrieve identification... Agent: Leveque Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

20090143095 - Inter-mode interference prevention in a multimode wireless device: This invention relates to a device, a method, a computer program and a computer program product for a device capable of communicating in a first mode of wireless communication and a second mode of wireless communication simultaneously, wherein it is determined for each of at least one channel of a... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090143098 - Electronic equipment: An electronic equipment includes a first output unit configured to output display information onto a display screen, a second output unit configured to output display information to a device to which the display information is output; and an output control unit configured to cause, if predetermined display information is output... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090143099 - Mobile communication terminal having conversion lens and photography method using the same: Provided are a mobile communication terminal and a photography method for the same using a conversion lens. The mobile communication terminal includes a terminal body, a camera assembly installed at one side of the terminal body and a conversion lens detachably installed on a front surface of the camera assembly,... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090143097 - Pcb coil for hearing aid compatibility compliance: A wireless phone includes a wireless transceiver that facilitates wireless transfer of signals containing audio information. The wireless transceiver receives signals containing audio information and a processing circuit coupled to the wireless transceiver receives audio data based on the audio signals and provides output audio signals. The phone also includes... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090143096 - Wireless earphone structure: A wireless earphone structure includes a housing, a wireless transceiver module mounted in the housing for receiving music or a phone call generated by a mobile communication device, a fixed earphone mounted on a surface of the housing for playing the music or the phone call, and a phone call... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090143100 - Portable office: cell phone & personal computer: A fully functional cell phone that converts with ease into a fully functional personal computer with a fully functional keyboard layout in such a fashion, size of keys and spacing between to allow the users to use the standard technique of touch-typing. The transformation is simple, merely grab the tab... Agent: Geoffrey P. Champion

20090143102 - Communication device: The communication device includes: a communication control section which periodically causes a radio communication module to establish a connection to the server; a data reception and transmission instructing section which instructs the communication control section to obtain files and directory information stored in the server when the connection is established,... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090143101 - Communications device and user interface device with millimeter wave transceiver and methods for use therewith: A user interface device includes an actuator for generating user data in response to the actions of a user. A millimeter wave transceiver receives an RF signal from a host device, converts the RF signal into a power signal for powering the user interface device, and backscatters the RF signal... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090143103 - Systems and methods for a simplified mobile phone: Systems and methods for communicating through a mobile phone are disclosed with a buttonless mobile phone including a power supply with means for capable of enabling or disabling the a power supply; and memory to store a phone number directed to a remote station; a remote station to receive a... Agent: Tran & Associates

20090143104 - Wireless smart card and integrated personal area network, near field communication and contactless payment system: A wireless smart card having a personal area network transceiver, such as a Bluetooth transceiver, to couple the wireless smart card with a mobile communication device, and a near field communication (NFC) and radio-frequency identification (RFID) transceiver to couple the wireless smart card to a wireless transaction device, and a... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090143105 - Smart card and method for generating response message to be delivered to mobile terminal supporting mobile broadcast, and mobile terminal therefor: Provided is a method of efficiently processing a Short-Term Key Message (STKM) in the mobile broadcast supporting the mobile terminal. A structure of a response message according to processing the STKM in the smart card is also provided. In particular, a variety of information necessary for reproducing in the player... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090143106 - Hand-held communication device with auxiliary input apparatus, and method: A hand-held communication device (100), such as a cellular telephone or a personal digital assistant (PDA), comprises a sensor assembly (200) and an auxiliary input interface (300). Auxiliary input interface (300) is situated along one or more exterior surfaces (110) of device (100) and is electrically coupled to processing circuitry... Agent: Motorola/fetf

20090143110 - Image controller: Imagery controlling apparatus having circuitry reading both On/Off data and proportional data from a sensor and using the data to control the imagery. Also the sensor has passive tactile feedback and in some embodiments the circuitry controls active tactile feedback. Many embodiments have multiple input members. Some embodiments of the... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090143108 - Information processing apparatus: A mobile communication apparatus includes: a first casing including a display unit having a backlight; a second casing being connected to the first casing, and having an input unit; a condition detecting unit that detects whether a condition is changed from a first condition to a second condition, the first... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090143109 - Mobile phone: To provide a mobile phone which can be used without hampering convenience in a condition where functions of the mobile phone are switched and can improve operability. The mobile phone includes an optical sensor, a display element, a pixel circuit portion where a plurality of pixels having a plurality of... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090143107 - Portable terminal: The portable terminal 10 includes: an attitude detecting section 16 which detects one of an attitude and an attitude change of the housing 11; a control unit 17 which displays an image of an application on a display unit 13 based upon information acquired from a communication unit 14; and... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090143113 - portable cell phone and a proximity regulation system for use with a portable cell phone: Proximity regulation systems for use with a portable cell phone and portable cell phones are disclosed. In one embodiment, a portable cell phone includes a proximity regulation system having a location sensing subsystem configured to determine a location of a portable cell phone proximate a user by determining a mode... Agent: Hitt Gaines, PC Lsi Corporation

20090143112 - Battery and mobile communication apparatus including the same: The invention discloses a battery configured in a mobile communication apparatus. The battery comprises a contacting portion and a connecting portion. The contacting portion comprises a plurality of first conductive terminals for electrically contacting to an information component. The connecting portion comprises a plurality of second conductive terminals for electrically... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090143111 - Portable radio and battery pack configuration: A portable radio and battery pack configuration favoring higher available transmit power in explosive atmosphere applications includes a radio device (302) and a battery pack (304) removably attached to the radio device. The battery pack includes at least one of an audio power amplifier (346) and a radio frequency (RF)... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090143114 - Sleep mode for mobile communication device: A method and apparatus for operating a mobile communication device in a sleep mode. The mobile communication device displays a time in an easily readable format at a low-light intensity, provides an alert to a user at an alarm time in a particular manner specified by the user, changes the... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20090143115 - Housing and portable electronic device using same: A portable electronic device (100) includes a body (10) and a housing (30). The body has a speaker (20) and a groove (13). The speaker is received in the groove. The housing defines at least one main hole (34) and two subsidiary holes (35). The subsidiary holes is disposed adjacent... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090143117 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes: a terminal body having a display unit; a band connected with both ends of the terminal body; and an antenna radiator installed in the band.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090143116 - Retractable lanyard attachment posts and push-push devices: Described are mobile communication devices with retractable lanyard attachment posts that can be hidden when not in use. Also disclosed are embodiments of lanyard attachment posts that may include push-push or other mechanisms that a user may engage to deploy or hide the attachment post. In this way, by being... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090143118 - Internal antenna for mobile phone and manufacturing method thereof: A cellular phone antenna and a manufacturing method of the same are disclosed, in which a high frequency characteristic and a product safety are enhanced using a cellular phone antenna which is manufactured by preventing an antenna device from being transformed. The cellular phone antenna comprises an antenna base which... Agent: Ipla P.A.

20090143119 - Retractable antenna structure for use in telecommunications device: The invention relates to a retractable antenna structure for use in a telecommunications device. The antenna structure comprising a slide portion adapted for movably mounting the antenna structure in a cavity of a telecommunications device, such that the antenna structure is retractable into the cavity for storage and extensible from... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

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