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Telecommunications July category listing 07/09

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20090191810 - Satellite communication system: When a transmission request for new data is issued under a situation where a plurality of data are transmitted to a specific service area from a plurality of service areas, a feeder link station searches an available frequency to be allocated to the new data in a down-link frequency band... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090191812 - Information processing apparatus, method, and program for performing near field communication with an external device: An information processing apparatus including a plurality of elements each configured to perform an independent process, a controller configured to control the plurality of elements, and a front end shared by the plurality of elements and configured to perform near field communication with an external device. At a time of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090191811 - Near field communication intialization: A method of application initialization of a near field communication (NFC) enabled device comprising loading a first NFC enabled device with an application for conducting a financial transaction over a network; and transferring the application to a second NFC enabled device via a NFC link, is described herein.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090191813 - Communication systems: in a single instance of the spectrum assignment process, exchanging a first portion of spectrum for a second, different portion of spectrum, by assigning the first portion of spectrum from the first wireless communications system to the one or more other wireless communications systems and accepting the assignment of the... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090191815 - Electrical circuits with reconfigurable interferer signal routing: An electrical circuit comprises a source of an interferer signal; at least one component configured for using the signal; at least two electrically parallel conductive paths by which the signal can pass between the source and each of the at least one components; and a signal path selector configured to... Agent: Louis J Franco Law Office Of Louis J Franco

20090191814 - Sparse sampling of signal innovations: Signals, including signals from outside of the subspace of bandlimited signals associated with the Shannon theorem, are acquired while still providing an acceptable reconstruction. In some aspects a denoising process is used in conjunction with sparse sampling techniques. For example, a denoising process utilizing a Cadzow algorithm may be used... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191816 - Wireless communication system for updating logic-circuit data for implementing logic circuit in variable logic circuit unit: A transmission source device transmits a test signal to a transmission destination device and a transmitting device by wireless communication. The transmission destination device and the transmitting device add to a received test signal an identification number thereof and a receiving time and return the data-added test signal to the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090191817 - Adaptive transmission of resource utilization messages based on throughput: An adaptive scheme controls the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes. For example, the adaptive scheme may be used to determine whether and/or how to transmit resource utilization messages. Such a determination may be based on, for example, comparison of a quality of service threshold with a current... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191818 - Apparatus and method for estimating noise and interference power in a communication system: A method is provided for estimating a Noise and Interference (NI) power in a ranging code reception apparatus in a communication system. The method includes generating S correlation values by calculating correlations between L ranging subcarriers received at a ranging code reception apparatus and L elements included in each of... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090191819 - Apparatus and method for calibration in multi-antenna system: Apparatus and method for calibration in a multi-antenna system are provided. The method includes setting at least two transmission paths connected to antennas, respectively, as reference transmission paths, when receiving compensation signals transmitted in the reference transmission paths in at least two reception paths connected to the antennas, respectively, determining... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090191820 - Signal value holding apparatus, signal value holding method, signal value control system, signal value control method, playback apparatus, and playback method: A signal apparatus is provided. The signal value holding apparatus including a determining section to determine a magnitude relationship between a signal value of an input signal and a signal value of a prescribed feedback signal, a first holding section to hold the signal value determined to be larger by... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090191821 - Method and system for transmit path filter and mixer co-design: Aspects of a method and system for transmit path filter and mixer co-design are provided. In this regard, a filter may generate an output current based on a voltage applied to the filter and based on a feedback current produced by the filter, and a current mirror may mirror the... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090191822 - Wireless communications system: The present invention provides a wireless communications system comprising a first radio transceiver configured to communicate on a first radio channel, a second radio transceiver configured to communicate on a second radio channel, a first base transceiver unit (BTU) configured to communicate with the first radio transceiver, a second BTU... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090191823 - Proximity-based electronic toys and entertainment methods using same: A disposable electronic device includes a housing, a user interface in the housing and a short range, unlicensed wireless transceiver in the housing. A controller is configured to control the user interface and the short range, unlicensed wireless transceiver. A non-replaceable, non-rechargeable battery also is provided in the housing. New... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing

20090191824 - Methods and apparatus for transmitting power and data using the human body: Methods and apparatus for distributing power and data to devices coupled to the human body are described. The human body is used as a conductive medium, e.g., a bus, over which power and/or data is distributed. Power is distributed by coupling a power source to the human body via a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090191825 - Configurable rf transmitter: An RF transmitter includes a Cartesian to polar conversion section, a PLL, a DAC module, a mixing module, and a PA module. The Cartesian to polar conversion section converts a Cartesian based symbol stream into a polar based symbol stream. The PLL generates an oscillation when the RF transmitter is... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090191826 - High-efficiency envelope tracking systems and methods for radio frequency power amplifiers: Envelope tracking (ET) methods and systems for controlling the delivery of power to radio frequency power amplifiers (RFPAs). An exemplary ET system includes an RFPA and a wide bandwidth capable and power efficient envelope modulator that includes a first power supplying apparatus and a second power supplying apparatus. The first... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20090191827 - Apparatuses and a method for reducing peak power in telecommunications systems: The present invention relates to an apparatus for reducing peak power in a transmitter for use in telecommunications systems. The invention also relates to a method for reducing peak power in a transmitter for use in telecommunications system and to a base station including such an apparatus. An apparatus according... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090191828 - Method and system for flexible fm tuning: A system for processing signals is disclosed and may include a single chip having an integrated Bluetooth radio and an integrated FM radio. The single chip may include at least one processor that enables selecting from a range of FM channels, a particular frequency for one of the FM channels... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090191829 - Wireless communicating apparatus, receiving method selecting method, and receiving method selecting program: A wireless communicating apparatus is provided which includes two receiving methods, and can determine a favorable receiving method. The wireless communicating apparatus executes, which is provided with the two receiving methods of a first receiving method which is used in a propagation path environment in which it is necessary to... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090191831 - Diversity receiving device and receiving scheme switching method: It is a theme of the present invention to provide a diversity receiving device and a receiving scheme switching method, capable of attaining a power saving by executing a switching between a diversity reception and a single reception with high accuracy. A receiving scheme switching portion (112) switches a receiving... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090191830 - Receiving apparatus and receiving system: A receiving apparatus (2) includes a radio unit (2a) and a main receiving unit (2b) detachably connected with each other, the radio unit (2a) stores radio unit ID information (12a) as identification information to identify the radio unit itself, the main receiving unit (2b) stores a process condition table (16a)... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20090191832 - System and method for antenna selection: Systems and methods that provide antenna selection in multi-antenna-element communication systems are provided. In one embodiment, a system that selects N antenna elements in an M-antenna-element transmitter or an M-antenna-element receiver, in which N is less than M, may include, for example, M antenna elements in the M-antenna-element transmitter or... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090191833 - High performance cmos radio frequency receiver: A high performance radio frequency receiver includes a low noise amplifier with large binary and stepped gain control range, controlled impedance, and enhanced blocker immunity, for amplifying and converting a radio frequency signal to a current; a pulse generator for generating in-phase and quadrature pulses; a crossover correction circuit and... Agent: Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione Freescale

20090191834 - Enhanced programmable automatic level control: An enhanced programmable automatic level control loop comprising an input for receiving an input RF signal; a level modulator, wherein the level modulator receives the input RF signal and a control signal and wherein the level modulator produces a first signal; a mixer that receives the first signal and mixes... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090191836 - Circuit and methods to protect input buffer: Apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed that operate to boost an electrical potential of a control terminal of a transistor from a signal on an input terminal of the transistor to render a channel in the transistor more conductive. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/micron

20090191837 - Delta sigma modulator with unavailable output values: A power control system includes a delta sigma modulator to generate output values for use in controlling a switching power converter. In at least one embodiment, the delta sigma modulator includes two ranges of available output values and a range of one or more unavailable intermediate output values, wherein the... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20090191835 - Reverse link channel estimation using common and dedicated pilot channels: The present invention provides a method of channel estimation implemented in a receiver having multiple antennas configured to receive at least one common pilot available to a plurality of users and a plurality of dedicated pilots. Each dedicated pilot is allocated to one of the plurality of users. The method... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20090191838 - Mode-switching low-noise amplifier and wide-band rf receiver: A mode-switching LNA generally includes an input unit, an output unit and a bias voltage generator. The input unit amplifies an input signal to generate an amplified signal. The output unit receives the amplified signal from the input unit and operates either in an oscillation mode or in an amplification... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20090191841 - Method and apparatus for extended call establishment for ims emergency calls: Apparatus and methods of establishing an emergency voice call include user equipment transmitting, and a first serving core network receiving, a request for an emergency call via a wireless access network. The apparatus and methods further include a determination by the first serving core network of an alternative serving core... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191839 - Personal alarm and serveillance system: The present invention is a system for observing stationary and mobile subjects and sending alarms and initiating remedial actions at the observation site by using an observation device, having the recording, and communications capabilities typically found in cell phones, to observe the subject and send recordings and relay alarm signals... Agent: Thomas Calvin Cannon, Jr.

20090191840 - Personalized message escrow: Systems, methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for maintaining a personalized message provided by a personal security service subscriber in an escrow storage during a security period associated with the subscriber, and delivering the personalized message to one or more recipients upon determining an occurrence of a security event... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20090191842 - Personalized message escrow with graphical route representation: Systems, methods, and apparatus, including computer program products, for maintaining a personalized message provided by a personal security service subscriber in an escrow storage during a security period associated with the subscriber; processing itinerary-related information of the personalized message against a dictionary of known physical locations to identify a starting... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20090191843 - Method of recruiting a new subscriber to a communication services provider: To recruit a new subscriber to a communication services provider, when a request is received, from a host of an identity module that lacks any portion of a provider profile that associates the identity module with a communication services provider, to provide a customization suite for installing substantially all of... Agent: Mark M. Friedman

20090191846 - Biometric smart card for mobile devices: A method and apparatus for controlling access to the data stored on a smart card for use in mobile devices. A user initializes the smart card memory by saving an authentication credential in memory. Subsequently, when various applications executed on the mobile device seek to retrieve the data stored in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191844 - Method for authenticating a mobile unit attached to a femtocell that operates according to code division multiple access: The present invention provides a method involving a femtocell in communication with an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network. In one embodiment, the femtocell operates according to code division multiple access (CDMA) standards. The method includes receiving, from the femtocell and at a first secure entity in the IMS network,... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20090191845 - Network enforced access control for femtocells: The present invention provides a method involving a femtocell in communication with a secure network. The method includes determining whether the femtocell is authorized to provide wireless connectivity to a mobile unit based on information stored in a secure entity in the secure network. The information has been confirmed by... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20090191847 - System for setting security in wireless network system using cluster function and method of controlling the same: A system for setting security in a wireless network system using a cluster function. An access point stores a list of candidate terminals of each neighboring access point. When an arbitrary terminal sends an access request, the access point determines whether or not the terminal is authenticated using the stored... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090191848 - Wireless messaging system: A messaging system for selectively performing an action on information, for remote retrieval of messages, for performing action on information at different times, for selective paging, for providing a user interface for message access and having integrated audio visual messaging.... Agent: Jon E. Kappes Law Offices Of Steven G. Lisa, Ltd.

20090191850 - Alert method, apparatus, system and program product: According to one embodiment, a mobile phone wirelessly receives an alert request from a separate alert triggering device via a first wireless interface of the mobile phone. In response to the alert request, the mobile phone automatically transmits an alert message utilizing wireless radio frequency communication via a second wireless... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20090191849 - Enhanced messaging collaboration: The capabilities of a collaboration messaging system are extended through so that a user can be contacted, or at least notified of incoming messages, when the user is away from his own messaging client computer but is near another messaging client computer. The proximity of a user to a messaging... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20090191852 - Method and a system for enabling multimedia ring-back-within the context of a voice-call: A system for providing multimedia ring back for a voice-call. The system may include an MMRB for VC control module and a network access module operatively connected to the MMRB for VC control module. The network access module is adapted to interface the MMRB for VC control module with external... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090191851 - Method for realizing a presence service and presence system: In one aspect, a method for realizing a presence service with a buddy list that can be displayed on a display device of a terminal is provided. In an activated state, the buddy list itself is displayed, and in a deactivated state, the buddy list itself is not visible. The... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090191853 - Telephonic system of aggregating multiple advertisers or products within an on-demand consumer-accessible database and method thereof: A telephonic system of providing information about aggregated advertising, products, and services includes a plurality of publicly detectable advertisements each having a different code. A central telephony system receives the associated codes from a consumer via a mobile telecommunications device (e.g., phone) upon the consumer becoming aware of the code.... Agent: Pryor Cashman, LLP

20090191854 - Automatic device mode switching: Techniques are described for automatic device mode switching. In an implementation an electronic device provides a variety of functionality through multiple modes of the electronic device. The electronic device may be configured to toggle between modes when inserted into or removed from a corresponding mounting device. In an implementation, one... Agent: Garmin Ltd. C/o Garmin International, Inc.

20090191855 - Call to action lockout system and method: A Call-To-Action Lockout on a mobile device coupled to a data network is disclosed as a method and apparatus comprising providing a media application configured to respond to a control point associated with media content, providing media content which has at least one associated control point, triggering at least one... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090191856 - Method and apparatus for storing activation data in a cellular telephone: A method and apparatus for programming a cellular telephone with activation parameters. A cellular telephone to be programmed is connected to a computer via a communications interface. A user input device is provided to allow a user to provide programming information, including a cellular telephone type, to the computer. A... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Kk Attn: Patent Docketing

20090191857 - Universal subscriber identity module provisioning for machine-to-machine communications: The present invention relates to remotely provisioning subscriber identification parameters in a device on a wireless network. A secure connection is established with the device, and a token containing the new subscriber identification parameters is forwarded over the secure connection. The device may verify the received token. In one embodiment,... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090191858 - Method and system for adaptive communication service access: e

20090191859 - Network using encoded transmissions and forwarding: A first network node may include a wireless transmitter, a wireless receiver, a user interface and a controller. The controller may be configured to cause information that is received by the receiver to be delivered to the user interface, if that information is encoded to be delivered to the user... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191860 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving control information message in a communication system: An apparatus and method for operating a base station and a mobile station in a communication system are provided. The operation of the base station includes persistently allocating resources to at least one mobile station and transmitting, in a current frame, a control information message including a change counter flag... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090191862 - Inter-rat/ frequency automatic neighbor relation list management: In one of its aspects the technology concerns a method of operating a telecommunications system comprising a serving radio base station and a candidate radio base station. The serving radio base station comprises a radio base station to which a wireless mobile station provides measurement reports. The serving radio base... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090191863 - Measurement bandwidth configuration method: In a cellular radio system measurement bandwidth for a plurality of base stations belonging to a cellular radio system is performed by configuring the base stations to signal the measurement bandwidth to user equipments connected to the cellular radio system for performing downlink neighbor cell measurements over the signaled measurement... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090191861 - Mobile communication system and method for estimating moving speed of mobile terminal: A radio channel estimation result which is an estimation result of a state of a propagation path to a mobile terminal that is a communication target, is generated. Whether a correction operation for correcting a frequency drift of a radio frequency used in radio communication between a radio base station... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090191864 - Seamless call switching in a dual mode environment: Methods and apparatus for providing a seamless switching of voice calls between different wireless networks are disclosed. In one illustrative example, a mobile communication device has a processor and one or more wireless transceivers coupled to the processor. The one or more wireless transceivers include a first transceiver portion operative... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090191865 - Media exchange network supporting remote peripheral access: Systems and methods that provide remote access are described In one embodiment, a system may include, for example, a plurality of communication devices and a media device. The plurality of communication devices may be operatively coupled to a network and may include, for example, a native communication device The media... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090191866 - Methods and apparatus for self configuring network relations: Systems and methods that enable a network to configure its neighbor relation (e.g., automatically) by commanding each user equipment (UE) to scan its respective area for neighbor base stations on a predetermined frequency or radio access technology. Moreover, the network can compile lists (e.g., whitelists that identify base stations associated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191872 - System and method for automatic registration notification for over-the-air activation: A method and system automatically activates a mobile station in a wireless communications network. The system includes an over the air activation function (OTAF) processor in the network that initiates an activation process in response to receiving a registration message from a mobile switching center serving the mobile station requesting... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Dwt

20090191869 - System and method of providing a user with a registration review in ims system: Disclosed are a network-based device, method and computer-readable medium for operating an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) to provide registration review. The method embodiment includes tracking and storing all current registrations for each user in an IMS system, receiving a request from a user for a status of the user's current... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq

20090191871 - System and method of providing ims services to users on originating non ims devices and other devices that do not have a previous relationship with the user: Disclosed are a network-based device, method and computer readable medium for operating an IMS to provide IMS services to originating sessions from a device upon which the user is not registered. The method includes receiving communication from a user on a device upon which the user is not registered at... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq

20090191870 - System and method of providing registration alert in an ims system: Disclosed are network-based device, method and computer readable medium associated with an IP Multimedia Subsystem for providing registration alerts in the IMS system. The method embodiment includes detecting a predetermined event associated with a registration state associated with all of a user's registrations in the IMS and transmitting a notification... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq

20090191867 - System and method of providing registration macros in an ims network-based device: Disclosed are a network-based device, method and computer-readable medium for providing registration macros in an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS). The method embodiment includes receiving an instruction from a user regarding a plurality of registration changes of customer Public User Identities at one or several pieces of equipment and implementing a... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq

20090191868 - System and method of remotely de-registering devices in ims system: Disclosed are a network-based device, method and computer-readable medium for operating a network device in an IP multimedia subsystem. The method embodiment includes receiving an instruction for a de-registration action for a Public User ID (PUID) registered at a device in the IMS, the instruction being initiated remotely from a... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq

20090191873 - System and method of registering users at devices in an ip multimedia subsystem (ims) using a network-based device: Disclosed are a networked-based device, method and computer-readable medium associated with an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) for use in managing the registration of users at various devices. The method embodiment includes receiving a request for a registration action to change an IMS registration state associated with a contact location of... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq

20090191875 - Random access channel preamble detection: The present invention provides a method of and a network entity for processing a random access preamble. The network entity comprises a transceiver for receiving an random access preamble; and a processor for determining if the random access preamble is successfully detected, and for determining, in the case where the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090191874 - System and method for managing radio link failures: A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) (152) in a wireless communications system includes a transceiver (153) for transmitting and receiving data from a plurality of base stations (154, 156, 357) and a controller (151) communicatively coupled to the transceiver (153) and configured to adjust an operation mode of the transceiver (153).... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090191876 - Wireless handoffs between multiple networks: The disclosure is directed to a mobile communication device, and method for handing off a mobile communications device between two networks. A processor in the mobile device may be used to establish a network connection with a server in a first network while supporting a call in a second network.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191877 - Method and device for adaptably controlling bandwidth of channel: Disclosed are a base station and mobile station to adaptively control a bandwidth of a channel. The base station includes a state information recognition unit to recognize neighboring-state information related with a traffic load of at least one neighboring network adjacent to a target network, a control state information transmitting... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090191878 - Handover for a portable communication device between wireless local and wide area networks: The present invention relates to a method, call handling server (18), local wireless network (10) and computer program product for performing vertical handover of a wireless voice connection, which is a part of a voice connection set up between a portable communication (22) device and another device. The network comprises... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090191879 - Wireless communication system and soft handoff control method in wireless communication system: When measurement results of received radio wave intensities of wireless base stations, which demands a soft handoff, are received from a wireless terminal in a wireless communication system and when a base station controller attempts to acquire a traffic channel in a wireless base station, via which a wireless communication... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090191880 - Method for using high resolution ribbon maps to design fixed radio network links: A method and apparatus for a radio frequency planning tool using high resolution ribbon maps to verify a line of sight condition of fixed radio links for designing a fixed radio network. A method includes generating a radio link between a transmitter and a receiver using a respective generated low... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090191881 - Radio communication system: A radio communication system, preventing communication disconnection when a communication failure occurs in a base station, is provided. The radio communication system includes a common base station (BTS-C) communicable with each communication area of the plurality of BTS (FIG. 1A), in addition to a plurality of base stations (BTS) each... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090191885 - Broadcast channel transmission method and apparatus: The invention provides for a broadcast channel transmission method comprising delivering broadcast channel data as a series of blocks (1-16), each series being provided in a segment (1-16) of the system bandwidth (20), and distributing the broadcast channel data within each series of blocks (1-16) such that user equipment capable... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090191884 - Channel element packing and repacking: Providing for efficient utilization of channel element device ladder (CEDL) resources is described herein. By way of example, a received data request can be packed in a first portion of the CEDL and a received voice request can be packed in a second portion of the CEDL. Subsequent requests can... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20090191888 - Communications systems: Controlling spectrum use in a first wireless communications system which takes part in a spectrum assignment process, in which one of the first wireless communications system and a second wireless communications system assigns a portion of spectrum to the other of the first and second wireless communications system. The first... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090191883 - Method and device for transmitting data: A method for transmitting data including determining at least one allowable time period which is allowed to be used for data transmission via a communication channel during a time interval which is pre-defined as a transmission gap for the communication channel for carrying out measurements in a first frequency range... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090191882 - Method, apparatus and computer program for signaling channel quality information in a network that employs relay nodes: A relay node receives from user equipments UE CQI reports which give a CQI value per radio band resource RBR, from which are aggregated across the RBRs and/or aggregated per UE across that UE's RBR values. The relay node reports an indication of the average to its controlling access node... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090191886 - Transmission rate control method and radio base station: A transmission rate control method according to the present invention includes: determining, at the radio base station NodeB, a maximum granted value that can be notified to the mobile station UE, in accordance with the happy bit notified from the mobile station UE; calculating, at the radio base station NodeB,... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090191887 - Transmission rate control method and radio base station: A transmission rate control method according to the present invention includes: determining, at the radio base station NodeB, a maximum granted value that can be notified to the mobile station UE, in accordance with a throughput at which the uplink user data transmitted from the mobile station UE to the... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090191889 - Communications systems: A method of controlling spectrum use in a first wireless communications system which is operable to take part in a spectrum assignment process involving a plurality of wireless communications systems including the first wireless communications system, in which spectrum assignment process one of the said wireless communications systems assigns a... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090191890 - Adaptive transmission of resource utilization messages: An adaptive scheme controls the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes. For example, the adaptive scheme may be used to determine whether and/or how to transmit resource utilization messages. Such a determination may be based on, for example, comparison of a quality of service threshold with a current... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191895 - Apparatus and method for providing a task reminder based on travel history: An apparatus for providing a task reminder to be performed at a task location includes a monitoring module that monitors a location of a user via a mobile communication device associated with the user at predetermined time intervals for tracking historical travel information of the user, and a data store... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC

20090191892 - Integrating position-determining and wi-fi functions: Techniques are described for leveraging position-determining functions and Wi-Fi functions on a device by integrating these functions. In one or more implementations, Wi-Fi data is provided on a electronic device configured with Wi-Fi and position-determining functionality. This Wi-Fi data is then used to facilitate the device accessing a Wi-Fi network... Agent: Garmin Ltd. C/o Garmin International, Inc.

20090191891 - Method to support user location in in-structure coverage systems: In an example embodiment of the present invention, the method includes creating a plurality of data packets. Each data packet in the plurality of data packets includes a plurality of coded cellular signals. The plurality of data packets are sent over a data network associated with at least one sector... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090191894 - Radio network system and method for determining an unknown position of a transmitting/receiving unit of a radio network: A method for determining an unknown position of a transmitting/receiving unit of a number of transmitting/receiving units of a radio network, use of a signal quality, and radio network. In the method, a signal field strength and/or a transit time of a signal received through an antenna is measured. A... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090191893 - Strong media-computer satellite smart telephone with integrated global directory: A new compact digital satellite communication Media Smartphone capable of making and receiving calls globally and with a global direct directory assistance button, that will display a map and translation page, and is combined with a new Laptop Notebook Computer connected together as one embodiment. The Satellite Media Smartphone has... Agent: Talent Is The Key, Inc. Larry Smith

20090191896 - Method and device for synchronizing location trigger information: A method for synchronizing location trigger information, a location device, and a Secure User-Plane Location (SUPL)-Enabled Terminal (SET) includes: receiving a request for synchronizing location trigger information from a location User Equipment (UE), where the request carries the user identifier information of the user; from the correspondingly stored user identifier... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090191897 - Environment characterization for mobile devices: Methods, systems, apparatus, and computer program products are provided to harness massively distributed, but locally available location, application usage, device usage, network and overall Radio Frequency (RF) systems awareness, processing, memory and connectivity from mobile devices in a manner which would broadly characterize the environments these mobile devices operate within... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090191898 - Method and system for implementing a proximity-based application in a hand-held communications device: A system and method for operating a proximity-based application on a hand-held communications device utilizing a GeoData Bar is disclosed. The system can be configured to extract proximity-specific intelligent search results from social network services, local contact services and information regarding proximity-specific contents. The search results simultaneously display with an... Agent: Wilson & Ham

20090191899 - System for providing location-based services in a wireless network, such as locating sets of desired locations: A system and associated method receives a command from a user's mobile device to locate points of interest near the mobile device's location. The points of interest are associated with different, user-identified, point of interest categories. Based at least in part on the mobile device's location, the system substantially simultaneously... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20090191900 - Apparatus and method for locating a mobile telecommunication device: An apparatus for indicating location of a mobile telecommunication device includes: a transmitting unit; and a fixing structure supporting the transmitting unit. The fixing structure effects removable affixation between the fixing structure and the mobile communication device. The transmitting unit effects communications with a communication network.... Agent: Michelle A. Zarinelli C/o West Corporation

20090191901 - Electronic navigation system and method: The invention provides a system for providing geographic information. The system includes a mobile unit having a first geographic database and a base unit having a second geographic database that is more up-to-date than the first geographic database. The base unit receives a request from a mobile unit for updated... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC

20090191905 - Instant messaging system and method: Methods and apparatuses for processing an instant message from a source wireless communication device to a destination device are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method includes receiving the instant message from the source wireless communication device, the instant message having a source wireless communication identifier,... Agent: Jones Day

20090191903 - Integrated messaging: Methods and system for integrated messaging are disclosed. Interaction by a user of a mobile device with a graphic user interface of the mobile device is detected. A command is generated based on such interaction independent of further user interaction. An SMS message including the command is transmitted to server,... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20090191904 - Mobile originated interactive menus via short messaging services: A method and apparatus for providing 2-way interactive short message system menus to a mobile device using text-based short messaging rather than WAP techniques. This provides the ability to provide WAP like services at a fraction of the cost of CSD. Mobile Originated Interactive Menus are implemented as a feature... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC

20090191902 - Text scripting: A mobile telecommunications network is disclosed that allows a user to define a message script having a plurality of event fields. Tags may be associated with defined events and actions at the server end. A user may then transmit a message to the server with tag information in the message... Agent: Ian F. Burns & Associates

20090191906 - Communication systems: A wireless communication system is comprised of multiple radio access networks—RANs—which at least partly share the same frequency spectrum. Each RAN is provided with a gateway—GW—(GW1, GW2, GW3) for managing the network. Spectrum sharing in the system is achieved through a hierarchy of processes including long-term—LT—spectrum assignment, short-term—ST—spectrum assignment, and... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090191907 - Method and apparatus for adaptively controlling signals: A signal processing system according to various aspects of the present invention includes an excursion signal generator, a scaling system and a filter system. The excursion signal generator identifies a peak portion of a signal that exceeds a threshold and generates a corresponding excursion signal. The scaling system applies a... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20090191908 - Method of updating channel information by a mobile station that is in power saving mode: A method of updating channel information by a mobile station (MS) that is in power saving mode is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes the MS which receives status information of a first channel descriptor and transmission frame information which includes when the first channel descriptor is to be transmitted.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090191909 - Method of updating channel information by a mobile station that is in power saving mode: A method of updating channel information by a mobile station (MS) that is in power saving mode is disclosed. More specifically, the method includes the MS which receives status information of a first channel descriptor and transmission frame information which includes when the first channel descriptor is to be transmitted.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090191910 - Power headroom management in wireless communication systems: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate power headroom management in a wireless communication system. As described herein, a predefined relationship between locations along a system frequency band and corresponding power backoff parameters is utilized to minimize spurious emissions outside the system frequency band and/or excessive interference by, for example,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090191911 - Current source driver for common ground signal interface: A mobile computing device comprises a housing, a memory, a first current source driver, an audio interface and a processing circuit. The housing is configured to be held in a hand during use. The memory is configured to store audio data. The audio interface comprises a first terminal, a second... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090191912 - Pin mounting of camera module: The present invention involves a radio communication terminal comprising a camera module and an information receiving device, wherein said camera module comprise at least one mounting opening, said radio communication terminal further comprise at least one pin, which is connected to said information receiving device, and at least one resilient... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090191914 - System and method for determining accessory type: A system and a method for determining accessory type includes carrying out a digital communication over a plug of an accessory that is inserted into a corresponding jack of an electronic device. The digital communication may identify the accessory to the electronic device and/or identify the electronic device to the... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090191913 - Video camera utilizing subscriber-based networks: The present invention includes a video camera system configured to provide real-time video streams over subscriber-based networks. The video camera system includes a network camera with a built-in web server, a cellular modem/Ethernet gateway, and a power supply. The video camera system can operate over any subscriber-based network, such as... Agent: Clements Bernard PLLC

20090191915 - Call-handling for an off-premises, telecommunications terminal with an installed subscriber identity module: An apparatus and method are disclosed that enable an organization's enterprise-wide network to accommodate roaming wireless terminals that are affiliated with the local enterprise networks within the enterprise-wide network. In particular, the illustrative-embodiment system is capable of handling a wireless terminal such as a cellular telephone that is able to... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC

20090191916 - Generic identity module for telecommunication services: An identity module includes a memory and a processor. In the memory are stored installation code for installing in the memory a customization suite that associates the identity module with a communication services provider and communication code that, in combination with the customization suite, supports communication by a host of... Agent: Mark M. Friedman

20090191918 - Generic identity module for telecommunication services: An identity module includes a memory and a processor. In the memory are stored installation code for installing in the memory a provider profile that associates the identity module with a communication services provider and communication code that, in combination with the provider profile, supports communication by a host of... Agent: Mark M. Friedman

20090191917 - Method of communication between a (u)sim card in a server mode and a client: The present invention relates to a method of communication between a chip card ((U)SIM) provided with a server (SCWS) and one or a plurality of clients wherein the card is included in a mobile radio terminal to communicate via at least one BIP channel with the terminal, the terminal performs... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090191919 - Storage medium and conflict control method: Disclosed herein is a storage medium to be attached to a mobile phone for use, the storage medium including: a contact type connection section configured to connect with the mobile phone; a wireless communication section configured to connect with a controller located outside; a subscriber information storage section configured to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090191920 - Multi-function electronic ear piece: An electronic device includes a transceiver, a solid state memory, a charge port, at least one speaker, and a software music player. The device is adapted by toggle interface to function as a telephone hands free earpiece, a wireless flash drive, or a wireless music player.... Agent: Central Coast Patent Agency, Inc

20090191921 - Remote annunciator system and method for a plurality of wireless handheld devices: A system and method for facilitating replacement of landlines with a wireless device system by remotely alerting a user of any one of a plurality of handheld wireless communication devices each having a characteristic call alert sounds, of an incoming communication in which any wireless communications device is placed in... Agent: John R. Benefiel

20090191922 - Method of operating a portable hands-free phone accessory: A portable hands-free phone accessory (102) provides hands-free operation for a mobile communication device (104), and is operable in an operating mode for providing hands-free operation, and a low power, battery saving mode which does not provide hands-free operation. When the accessory is in the low power mode, it periodically... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090191924 - 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

20090191923 - Power amplifying apparatus with bandwidth limitation processing on variable power supply: A power amplifying apparatus has a bandwidth limitation process circuit to which an envelope signal included in a transmission signal is inputted, and which performs a bandwidth limitation process on the envelope signal, a variable power supply circuit for generating a power amplifier supply voltage based on a voltage control... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090191925 - Devices and methods for data transfer during charging of a portable device: Described below are methods and devices to automatically effect data transfer, for example for backing up data of a device, between a mobile communication device and another device, upon detection by the mobile communication device of charging current received for example from a charger. When a charger or a charging... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090191926 - System and method for reducing power consumption of a wireless terminal and increasing capacity of a wireless communication system: A system and a method for reducing the power consumption of a wireless terminal and increasing capacity of a wireless communication system, without sacrificing the functions of the terminal. A base station includes a memory for storing the characteristics of the wireless terminal, the types of voice traffic that are... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090191927 - Waterproofing method and structure for mobile phone: A structure and a method for waterproofing a mobile phone are disclosed, to prevent entry of water through a recharging connector of the mobile phone such that an internal circuit in a main body is not damaged by water. The waterproofing method includes a housing molding process wherein a housing... Agent: Barley Snyder, LLC

  
07/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090186573 - Apparatus and method: An apparatus comprising a first communicator for communicating a first indicator in a first signal line, a second communicator for communicating a second indicator in a second signal line upon the communication of the first indicator in the first signal line, and a controller for control, by using the first... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090186574 - Portable dialer device and method: An innovative portable dialer device and method for automatically initiating a telephone call of a pre-programmed telephone number stored as data representing tones, when the portable dialer device is brought near a telephone handset or a cellular telephone. The proposed portable dialer device enables a manual or automatic activation of... Agent: Edward Langer C/o Shiboleth Yisraeli Roberts Zisman & Co.

20090186577 - Apparatus and method for determining network association status: An apparatus and method for determining network association status includes a first electronic device having a wireless communication system and a proximity system, and a second electronic device having a wireless communication system and a proximity system. The wireless communication systems of the first and second electronic devices have a... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research

20090186576 - Bluetooth car kit: The “Bluetooth Car Kit” is a new and unique product combining Bluetooth hands-free cell phone calling and USB/SD/MMC supporting FM transmission. The integrated FM Transmitter streams stereo music from its own USB disk, or SD/MMC card through the in-car sound system for music play, playback as well as music select.... Agent: Ying Hua Peng

20090186578 - Hinge type bluetooth ear set: Disclosed herein is a hinge type Bluetooth ear set. The hinge type Bluetooth ear set has an ear phone hingably connected to a main body of the ear set. An antenna is provided by an antenna pattern formed on an antenna board independent of a main board. The antenna board... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090186575 - Individualized short-range radio communication method, system and central device for the implementation thereof: s

20090186579 - Wireless headset with character message outputting function and method for outputting character message: A wireless headset with a character message outputting function and a method for outputting a character message are disclosed. The character message is output after being converted into a voice signal when a mobile communication terminal performing wireless connection with the wireless headset receives the character message. A user can... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090186581 - Wireless accessory for electronic device: An improved accessory for an electronic device that allows the device to interface with a standard radio receiver or another electronic device using an incompatible digital transmission format. The accessory includes a digital transceiver for establishing digital communications with a first remote device having a digital transceiver. The accessory receives... Agent: Hornkohl Intellectual Property Law, P.l.l.c

20090186580 - Wireless headset and multipoint pairing method for the same: A wireless headset and multi-point pairing method for the same are disclosed. The wireless headset can be easily paired with multiple wireless-enabled devices. The method includes establishing a wireless connection to a first wireless device during a wireless connection mode, requesting a mode transition to a pairing mode during the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090186582 - System and method for transmission interference cancellation in full duplex transceiver: A full duplex transceiver has cancellation circuitry that includes an auxiliary receiver and an auxiliary transmitter. More specifically, an analog received signal that includes transmission signal leakage is provided to a low noise amplifier (LNA), which then provides its output to a main receiver and the auxiliary receiver. The auxiliary... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090186583 - Electrical accessory and method of providing same: Some embodiments disclose an electrical accessory configured to transmit one or more first data signals from a first electrical device to a receiving device. The electrical accessory is also configured to transmit second data signals to the first electrical device. The first electrical device can include a first electrical connector... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

20090186584 - Technique for low-power operation of a wireless device: Embodiments of a circuit are described. In this circuit, a receiver includes at least one input node that receives one or more signals from one or more antenna elements. Note that a given signal from a given antenna element may have an associated fixed bandwidth and/or may include directional information... Agent: Pvf -- Rambus, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming, LLP

20090186585 - Multi-mode wireless communication link: A communication system includes first and second transmitters, which are coupled to transmit respective first and second Radio Frequency (RF) signals carrying first and second data over a wireless communication channel. The transmitters are coupled to select an operational mode from a group of operational modes and to operate in... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd

20090186586 - Transmission circuit for radio frequency signals and method for transmitting radio frequency signals: A transmission circuit for radio frequency signals has a power mixer and includes a radio frequency input port, a first radio frequency output port, a second radio frequency output port, and a dummy load port. The transmission circuit also has a first switch unit and a second switch unit. The... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20090186587 - Tuning a second order intercept point of a mixer in a receiver: An IP2 tuning circuit (404, 1004, 1104 and 1404) for tuning the IP2 of a mixer (414 and 415) to minimize second order intermodulation distortion (IMD2) in a receiver (402, 1002, 1102 and 1402) of a transceiver (401, 1001, 1101 and 1401). An operating characteristic of the mixer related to... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l

20090186589 - Determination of antenna noise temperature for handheld wireless devices: Antenna noise temperature is determined for a handheld wireless communication device which typically includes a radio, e.g. having a wireless transceiver and associated circuitry connected thereto, and an antenna connected to the radio. The method includes measuring an antenna thermal noise component, measuring a radio noise component, measuring an environmental... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090186588 - Method and apparatus for determining context information using electromagnetic interference patterns: The exemplary embodiments of this invention describe a method for determining context information using EMI patterns. The method includes determining emitter information of a measured interference signal. A context is determined based upon the emitter information. Determining the interference signal emitter may also include comparing the measured interference signal to... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090186590 - Method for channel calibration: The present invention provides an improved method for calibrating transmitter and receiver circuits in a device having multiple antennas. The method involves transmitting pilot signals from the device to a second device and from the second device to the device. Each device determines the relative differences between the signals received... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20090186591 - Receiver: In a mixer circuit 6 connected in common to output sides of an LNA 2 for FM receiving and an LNA 4 for AM receiving, each of a radiofrequency signal output from the LNA 2 for FM receiving and a radiofrequency signal output from the LNA 4 for AM receiving... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP Suite 1100

20090186592 - Radio receiver and receiving semiconductor integrated circuit: A first-stage amplifier of an AM receiving circuit is built into an IC 2 as a differential amplifying circuit 3. The differential amplifying circuit 3 is connected to one pad P1 of the IC 2. Then, a high pass filter is configured by connecting a resistor Ra between two input... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20090186593 - Method for processing a signal: A method for processing a signal, wherein at least one of NF processing, audio processing, demodulation processing, and parts thereof of a processing section is suspended, while one or a plurality of certain suspending criteria are fulfilled, and wherein one or a plurality of suspending criteria are obtained or evaluated... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090186594 - System and method for providing an emergency service in a communication system: A system and method for providing an emergency service in a communication system are provided. The method includes transmitting a request message for requesting connection setup for service provision from a first station to a second station, the request message including a first indicator indicating an emergency service; receiving a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090186595 - System and method for providing an emergency service in a communication system: A system and method for providing an emergency service in a communication system is provided. A method for providing an emergency service by an idle mode Mobile Station (MS) in a communication system includes receiving, from a Base Station (BS), a broadcast message including information on a time duration in... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090186596 - Network server emergency information accessing method: A Means and Methods for providing a PSAP with means for tracking the real time location of a wireless telephone that connects to an Internet server upon detection of predefined events or reception of a command from a person to do so and transmits location information and event data to... Agent: Calvin Lee Kaltsukis

20090186597 - System and method for managing a phone book in a mobile phone: A method for managing a phone book in a mobile phone is provided. The method sets a priority level for each contact history in a history list based on a type of the contact history, assigns a weight value to each contact history based on the priority level of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090186599 - Automatic migration of prepaid accounts for wireless communication services: Subscribers of a communication service may select from a number of bundled service plans, wherein a recurring charge is paid from prepaid accounts by the subscribers in exchange for a bundled package of services. The plans may further require subscribers to add a value to their prepaid accounts with a... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090186598 - Automatic step-down of prepaid accounts for communication services: Subscribers of a wireless communication service may select from a number of bundled service plans, wherein a recurring charge is paid from prepaid accounts by the subscribers in exchange for a bundled package of services. If a subscriber does not have sufficient value in the subscriber's account to pay the... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090186600 - operations method for providing wireless communication services: The present invention is directed to an improved operations method for a wireless communication system. The improved business method, operations method, network and system of the present invention includes the steps of delivering cellular services to the mass market, reducing peak capacity, increasing overall capacity utilization, improving capital utilization, providing... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090186601 - Pre-authentication method for inter-rat handover: A pre-authentication method for an Inter-RAT handover is disclosed. This pre-authentication method relates to a wireless access system, and provides a method for performing pre-authentication in case of an inter-RAT handover managed by different administrative domains. The method for performing pre-authentication before a handover in order to quickly perform an... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090186602 - Approach to secure localization in wireless networks: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a secure localization infrastructure using transmitters that can transmit messages at multiple distinct power levels throughout a community of reference points. Transmitters send messages at different power levels in a manner that every location in the system corresponds to a unique set of messages.... Agent: Watchstone P+d, PLLC

20090186603 - Mobile terminal device, computer executable program for exchanging personal information, and method and system for exchanging personal information: A mobile terminal device that has a short range wireless communications unit performing short range wireless communications. A personal information storage unit storing a set of simple personal information relevant to the user of the mobile terminal device and a set of contact information for the user attached to the... Agent: William S. Frommer, Esq. C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20090186604 - Mobile terminal capable of providing weather information and method of controlling the mobile terminal: A method of controlling a mobile terminal is provided. The method includes displaying a first screen image, receiving weather information, providing a semi-transparent filter effect corresponding to the weather information, and overlaying the semi-transparent filter effect onto the first screen image to create a second composite image, and displaying the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090186605 - Creating a communication group: This document describes tools capable of enabling users of mobile communication devices to create communication groups quickly and easily. With such a communication group a user may call, text, or instant message all persons in the group at once by selecting the communication group rather than each person in the... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20090186608 - Multi-standby mobile terminal and host function providing method for the same: A multi-standby mobile terminal and a method for providing a host function between different networks in a multi-standby mobile terminal are provided. The method includes creating a call from a first mobile terminal, as a multi-standby mobile terminal, to a second mobile terminal on a first network and to a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090186607 - Multi-standby mobile terminal and method of performing conference call using the same: A multi-standby mobile terminal and a method for performing a conference call using the same are provided. The method of performing a conference call includes connecting a first mobile terminal existing in a first wireless communication network and a second mobile terminal, wherein the second mobile terminal is a multi-standby... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090186606 - Voice group sessions over telecommunication networks: Telecommunication networks and methods are disclosed for providing a group session service for a plurality of participants. An application server in the telecommunication network receives a plurality of real-time media streams from the participants of the group session, and identifies voice media in the individual media streams. The voice media... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090186609 - Method and device for detecting neighboring bs interference and identifying interferential neighboring bs: A method for detecting a neighboring BS interference is provided. The method includes the following steps. A base station (BS) informs a coexistence signaling interval information to a subscriber station (SS) in a wireless access system. The SS obtains a silent period in a coexistence signaling interval from the coexistence... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090186610 - Method for detecting events on cellular comm. network: A system and method that detects related events in the cellular comm. network and its derivatives with minimum overhead and in a changing cellular environment, both in the installation stage of a system, as well as during continuous operation.... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20090186611 - Aircraft broadband wireless system and methods: A broadband wireless system includes a plurality of spaced-apart ground stations for transmitting and receiving signals to and from a respective plurality of aircraft. Each of the plurality of ground stations may include a ground station transceiver including a ground station antenna carried by a mechanically steered platform, a ground... Agent: Zies Widerman & Malek, P.l.

20090186612 - Registration scenarios between new and legacy wireless communication networks: A method, wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), and base station for access network interworking. Temporary identity mapping rules are defined for use during access network reselection. Mapping rules for tracking area identity, routing area identity, temporary mobile subscriber identity (TMSI), packet TMSI, and S-TMSI identity are used when reselecting UTRAN, E-UTRAN,... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090186613 - Method of performing random access procedure in wireless communication system: A method includes transmitting a random access preamble, receiving a random access response as a response of the random access preamble, wherein the random access response comprises an uplink resource assignment and a request for transmission of a Channel Quality Indicator (CQI), and transmitting the CQI in the uplink resource... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090186615 - Apparatus and method for terminal handover between systems using different frequency allocations: An apparatus and a method for a terminal handover between systems using different Frequency Allocations (FAs) are provided. The method includes broadcasting an indication signal to inform of existence of the terminal in a coverage of a macro base station to which an indoor base station is registered; and when... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090186616 - Handover execution and communication resumption in wireless access system: Handover execution and communication resumption in a wireless access system is provided. Performing a handover includes communicating with a serving base station through a first communication link and receiving from the serving base station, handover information associated with at least one candidate target base station. The method also includes transmitting... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090186614 - Radio communication terminal device, radio communication base station device, and radio communication method: It is possible to provide a radio communication terminal device, a radio communication base station device, and a radio communication method capable of rapidly completing a handover even during DRX/DTX. In the devices and the method, a terminal (100) transmits a quality measurement result to a base station (150) at... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090186617 - Best-effort macro diversity: The present invention relates to a network node and a method for providing macro diversity in a radio telecommunications network comprising a radio base station providing a radio link to a mobile terminal, the radio base station comprises communication resources for supporting the radio link to the mobile terminal and... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090186618 - Method and a device in a mobile station for maintaining a communication link to a radio base station in a cellular telephony system: The invention concerns a temporary radio base station, temporary RBS (140), which can gain and maintain control of the traffic to and from a targeted radio base station (120) in a wireless cellular telecommunications system (100), and a dedicated user terminal (530) for use the system. The dedicated user terminal... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090186619 - System and method for reducing call establishment delay in a wireless network: A system and method for reducing call establishment delay in wireless network is provided, in which a network node establishes a call to a wireless terminal controlled by an AP via a sever. The wireless terminal notifies the server of its listen interval. In the power saving mode, the wireless... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090186620 - System and method for reducing call establishment delay in a wireless network: A system and method for reducing call establishment delay in wireless network is provided, in which a network node establishes a call to a wireless terminal controlled by an AP via a server. The wireless terminal notifies the server of its listen interval. In the power saving mode, the wireless... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090186621 - Scheduling method and radio base station: A radio base station for performing communication through three or more frequency bands based on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing includes a transmission unit configured to transmit a first channel through at least one of the three or more frequency bands and to transmit a second channel having smaller power than... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090186622 - Systems and methods for modifying antenna radiation patterns of peripheral base stations of a terrestrial network to allow reduced interference: A wireless communications system may include a terrestrial network including a plurality of base stations providing communications service for radioterminals over a terrestrial network coverage area. The plurality of base stations may include interior base stations providing communications service for radioterminals in an interior portion of the terrestrial network coverage... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090186623 - Base station device and cell forming method: A base station device includes a plurality of directional antennas, a power control unit and a frequency management unit. The cell is formed with layers of a base cell having a cell border with a cell formed by a neighboring base station device and including a plurality of sector cells... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090186624 - Method and apparatus for performing an enhanced random access channel procedure in a cell_fach state: A method and apparatus for performing an enhanced random access procedure in a Cell_FACH state are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) transmits a random access channel (RACH) preamble for random access. If a positive acknowledgement (ACK) is received in response to the RACH preamble, the WTRU enters a contention... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090186625 - Method and apparatus for sequence distributing and sequence processing in communication system: A sequence distributing and sequence processing method and apparatus in a communication system are provided. The sequence distributing method includes the following steps: generating sequence groups including a number of sequences, the sequences in the sequence groups are determined according to the sequence time frequency resource occupation manner which is... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090186626 - Allocating code space to base stations: In addition to other aspects disclosed, a portable base station requests a mobile handset to measure signal strengths associated with a portion of a code space. The portable base station also sends a message that represents the signal strength measurements to a remotely located control station.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090186627 - Method of assigning an idle state access terminal to a carrier in a multiple carrier wireless communication system based on load on control channel resources: In one embodiment, the method includes determining loads on control channel resources of at least two of the multiple carriers, and assigning the access terminal to one of the multiple carriers based on the determined loads.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090186629 - Caller identification with caller geographical location: Caller identification with caller geographical location is provided. The caller's geographical location represents the actual or approximate geographical location of the caller at the time the call is placed rather than the billing or exchange location. Additional information can be requested based on the caller's geographical location, such as directions,... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20090186628 - Device and method for linking communications with location data: An electronic device includes a communication component; a location-determining component; a display; and a computing device all housed within a portable, handheld housing or other enclosure. The communications component transmits and receives mobile communications over a wireless communication network or path and provides identification information to the computing device. The... Agent: Garmin Ltd. C/o Garmin International, Inc.

20090186630 - Adjusting user settings on a handheld mobile communication device based upon location: A handheld electronic device that receives geo-location based signal data into a microprocessor on board the handheld electronic device. The microprocessor processes the signal data into location data representative of the present geographic location of the electronic handheld device. The microprocessor adjusts at least one user defined setting of the... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090186631 - Location based information related to preferences: A system, method, and apparatus for providing location based information related to user preferences is disclosed. One embodiment comprises first storing in a memory a first data set that includes information related to at least one geographic location, and the information is hierarchically organized by content according to an indexing... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP

20090186632 - System and method of operation for network overlay geolocation sysem with repeaters: A novel system and method for a network overlay geolocation system operating in a host wireless communication system with repeaters is disclosed. Embodiments of the novel system and method enable the geolocation system to determine if signals being received by the geolocation system arrive directly from a target mobile appliance... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Dc

20090186633 - Location-based profile-adjusting system and method for electronic device: An electronic device includes a communication element, a location-determining component, a computing device, and a display. The communication element receives and transmits communication. The location-determining component monitors the location of the electronic device. The computing device is coupled to the communication element and the location-determining component and can change at... Agent: Garmin Ltd. C/o Garmin International, Inc.

20090186638 - Apparatus and method for providing mobile instant messaging service: The present invention relates to apparatus and method for providing a mobile instant messaging service. The apparatus includes a buddy status managing unit for recording and managing a status information of at least one mobile messenger subscriber; a buddy list managing unit cooperating with the buddy status managing unit for... Agent: Jones Day

20090186641 - Electronic short messaging and advertising method and device: The invention relates to an electronic short messaging and advertising method where minimal initiative is required from the consumer. Some embodiments of the invention may also be applied to an electronic sales method. The invention may also be applied for normal short messaging. The electronic short messaging method for collect... Agent: Rg & Associates

20090186636 - Method and system for combining text and voice messages in a communications dialogue: This publication discloses a method and system for delivering messages in a telecommunications network (1, 2, 6, 11, 12). In the method a voice-message call attempt is received (43), or a connection is formed to a potential user of a service, on the basis of a voice-message call attempt. According... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090186634 - Method and system for sms/mms messaging to a connected device: The method and system for SMS/MMS messaging to a connected device may be realized as a system comprising at least one server module. The at least one server module may be adapted to receive from a connected device an outbound messaging message through a packet-based network. The at least one... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090186643 - Method and system of implementing sms for ngn terminal: The disclosure provides a method of implementing Short Message Service (SMS) for a Next Generation Network (NGN) terminal, comprising: receiving, by an NGN Short Message Center (SMC), a short message transmission request forwarded by a soft switch, wherein the short message transmission request is from an NGN terminal; and transmitting,... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090186637 - Method for combined message transmission and processing in a telecommunication network: Method for combined message transmission and processing in a telecommunication network, in particular as an application as part of a data service in a mobile radio network or on the IMS platform, in which a plurality of connected telecommunication terminals respectively communicate with one another in a multistep sequence.... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090186642 - Multimedia data transfer for a personal communication device: In a portable multimedia device, data is passed between a sender and receiver unit by way of voice channel only. Multimedia data is vocalized and then forwarded to a receiver unit by way of the voice channel without the use of a backend server. Once received at the receiver unit,... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.

20090186640 - Presentation of promotional messages on a telecommunications device: A network (20) with at least one telecommunications device (22) and a promotional message server (24) transmits promotional messages (38) from the promotional message server (24) to the telecommunications device (22). Telecommunications device (22) presents the promotional message (38) on a display (74). A user can interact with the promotional... Agent: Meschkow & Gresham, P.L.C

20090186635 - Systems and methods of contextual advertising: A system of contextual advertising is disclosed. The system includes a message receiving module to receive a message from a sender and determine a recipient of the message. The system further includes an advertisement selection module to select an advertisement. The advertisement is selected based on at least one of... Agent: Toler Law Group

20090186639 - Telephone method and apparatus: A telephone and telephone answering apparatus and method are described for using secondary information embedded in audio passages included in phone calls. The telephone and telephone answering device monitors received calls to automatically detect for the presence of embedded secondary information. Some embodiments merely receive, automatically monitor for the presence... Agent: Irving Tsai

20090186644 - Communication method and radio communication apparatus: A communication method for a radio communication system includes a first radio communication apparatus for designating a transmission region and a second radio communication apparatus for transmitting a radio signal in the designated transmission region. The first radio communication apparatus designates a transmission region of data and a control signal... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20090186645 - Multicarrier radio communication system, base station, radio relay station, mobile station, and multicarrier radio communication method: A multicarrier radio communication system includes a first mobile station located at a position where it is possible to directly communicate with the base station and to communicate with a radio relay station, and a second mobile station located at a position where it is impossible to directly communicate with... Agent: Ntt Mobile Communications Network I/bhgl

20090186646 - Cognitive radio communication method for controlling sensing operation and cognitive radio communication apparatus enabling the method: A cognitive radio communication apparatus and method to control a sensing operation. The cognitive radio communication apparatus includes an information receiver to receive channel state information associated with a channel occupancy state of a primary system from at least one sensing node of a secondary system; a sensing control unit... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090186647 - Handheld computer for emergency responders: A compact handheld notebook computer using flash memory to store, retrieve and display information needed by emergency responders is designed for prolonged use under severe conditions and utilizes an electrophoretic display to conserve energy and provide a high resolution display more readable than LCD displays.... Agent: Thomas J. Germinario, Esq.

20090186648 - Power control in a wireless system having multiple interfering communication resources: A wireless communication system having multiple interfering communication resources is considered. A power control procedure is based on assigning (S1) a common control parameter to the considered communication resources, and using the control parameter together with a unique power control condition (S2) for determining the individual transmit power parameters of... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090186649 - Communication terminal and mobile communication system: A mobile communication terminal according to the present invention has a leaky transmission line whose radiation direction faces opposite a radiation direction of a part or a whole of the leaky transmission line of a wireless base station, as at least a part of an antenna element, connected to the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090186650 - Mobile communication device: A mobile communication device includes a body, a first QWERTY key unit having a plurality of QWERTY keys to input alphabets, numbers, and symbols, and a second QWERTY key unit having a plurality of the QWERTY keys to input alphabets, numbers, and symbols. The first QWERTY key unit is fitted... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090186651 - Multi-standby mobile terminal and user identification card selection method for the same: A multi-standby mobile terminal and user identification card selection method for the same are provided. The multi-standby mobile terminal stores card setting information that associates multiple user identification cards with selection criteria including time, region, group, and phone number. Hence, an outgoing call can be made using a user identification... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090186652 - Camera cell phone with integrated wireless mouse: An improvement to a cellular camera phone comprising a source of illumination positioned adjacent to the camera unit and configured to illuminate a portion of an underlying surface within the field of view the camera unit; programming effective to (a) collect a current tracking image frame, (b) compare the current... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090186655 - Digital cameras with triangulation autofocus systems and related methods: Digital cameras with triangulation auto focus systems include a spot beam emitter than can be used to project a spot onto a subject that is captured in an image and used to electronically automatically determine a subject to camera distance.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090186654 - Method of automatically playing text information in voice by an electronic device under strong light: A method of automatically playing text information in voice by an electronic device under strong light is applied to an electronic device (such as a mobile phone). The device includes a light sensor, a text to speech unit, and a display such as a liquid crystal display. The light sensor... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090186653 - Mobile wireless communications device including shared voice coil to provide hearing aid compatibility and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device is for use with a hearing aid including a hearing aid compatible (HAC) coil. The device may include a portable housing and a wireless receiver carried by the portable housing. The device may also include at least one image capture component and a positioning coil... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090186657 - Subscriber identity module (sim) card access system and method: An electronic device comprises a controller coupled to a switch and configured to control actuation of the switch to enable at least two different modules of the electronic device to access content stored on a subscriber identity module (SIM) card based on a communications module operating configuration for the electronic... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090186656 - Wireless network communications system and method: A wireless network communications system comprises an electronic device having a generic wireless card disposed therein, the electronic device configured to receive at least one of a plurality of different types of identity modules therein, the generic wireless card automatically configured to communicate using one of a plurality of network... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090186658 - Joint communication and electromagnetic optimization of a multiple-input multiple-output ultra wideband base station antenna: Recent work has shown that in nearly line-of-sight (LOS) Multiple-Input Multi-Output (MIMO) wireless communication systems, spacing antennas according to the symbol wavelength rather than the carrier wavelength improves multiuser performance. MIMO systems have a heavy reliance on a multipath rich environment, which may not always be present in close range... Agent: Stikeman Elliott LLP

20090186659 - Active display readability enhancement for mobile devices depending on movement: A method and apparatus for enhancing the readability of information being displayed on display on a mobile device is disclosed. An amount of movement being exerted onto the mobile device is first measured. If the measured amount of movement is greater than a first predetermined threshold value and lower than... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090186662 - Clamshell handheld electronic communication device with pivotally coupled interconnector: A clamshell handheld wireless communication device having a hinging interconnector between the two housings, one in which the display screen is located and the other upon which the keyboard is located. The hinging interconnector may be so configured to resiliently transition from an operating configuration in which the display screen... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090186661 - Display device: A display device includes a printed circuit board disposed at a rear of a display panel. The printed circuit board includes a main board portion, an auxiliary board portion and a connection board portion continuously disposed with each other.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090186660 - Hinging interconnector for a clamshell handheld electronic communication device: A clamshell handheld wireless communication device having a hinging interconnector between the two housings, one in which the display screen is located and the other upon which the keyboard is located. The hinging interconnector is positioned between the two housings and navigation tool is located on the hinging interconnector.... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090186663 - Rotarily configurable handheld communication device: Handheld electronic communication device rotarily transitionable between compact and expanded configurations. The device includes an elongate display panel positioned adjacent and in parallel orientation with an elongate keyboard panel in the compact configuration. The display panel and keyboard panel are coupled together by a rotary connection that interconnects with the... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090186664 - Vehicle onboard telephone device and method of display of call history in such a device: Teachings herein enable evaluation of the temporal order of the call history of a portable communication device and the appropriate display of the call history in a desired order. A telephone number acquisition part acquires the telephone number of an outgoing or incoming call when such a call is performed... Agent: Young & Basile, P.C.

20090186665 - Helmet type hands free system with radio communication function: A helmet-type hands free system with a radio communication function is provided, in which a hands free function key input unit for executing a hands free function is mounted on a handle of a vehicle. Accordingly, it is possible to operate a hands free module without taking a hand off... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090186666 - Mobile phone holder with lateral connections, especially for a mechanical vehicle: A mobile phone holder with lateral connectors, especially for a mechanical vehicle, provided with a base (1) and a cover (4) and a slide (3), which is mounted slideably in the base and into which a mobile phone is inserted, the the holder is provided with an unlocking module (2)... Agent: Matthias Scholl

20090186667 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device comprises a housing, a printed circuit board, an amplifier and a lens module. The housing comprises a loudspeaker division and a continuous wall. The continuous wall surrounds and defines the loudspeaker division, wherein the continuous wall comprises a notch. The... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20090186668 - Wireless handsfree headset method and system with handsfree applications: Embodiments include method for providing a handsfree service to a user of a wireless, handsfree headset. In an embodiment the method comprises the headset performing service discovery on the audio gateway to determine a method of transferring an application to the audio gateway, wherein the application provides the service, the... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20090186670 - Handheld electronic device with extended dual-hinged interconnector: A clam-shell style handheld electronic device having a dual-hinged interconnector between a display housing and a keyboard housing. The dual-hinged interconnector can be configured to act as a handle when the device is being held during text entry and to act as a stand when the open device is placed... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090186669 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes: a first casing; a second casing; a detecting portion that detects whether the first and the second casings are in a closed state or in a turnover open state; a volatile storage medium that stores a first number and a second number indicating the number... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090186671 - Device and method for user interface manipulation on a slider type portable mobile communications device: A method and apparatus for operating the user interface of a slider type portable mobile communications device is disclosed. A mode of operation of the slider type portable mobile communications device is determined. Motion of a slider mechanism is detected with respect to a neutral position. The motion of the... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090186673 - Portable device, acoustic component disposition method and acoustic component assembly: A waterproof protection cover and an acoustic component are each disposed inside a portable device provided with a chassis having one or more holes. The acoustic component emits sound. For the acoustic component, an acoustic component having a maximum acoustic output between 0.25 W or more and 0.8 W or... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090186672 - Systems and methods for maintaining data integrity of storage media of an electronic device: The described embodiments relate generally to methods, systems and devices for maintaining data integrity of storage media of a handheld electronic device, particularly when such device may be dropped, for example, i.e. subject to some unintended motion, which may cause the power supply to the storage media to be interrupted... Agent: Bereskin And Parr

  
07/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090181612 - Method for broadcast radio transmission of a multiplicity of different information presentations, and transmission and reception device for this purpose: Disclosed is a method for radio broadcasting a plurality of different information offers in a terrestrial mutual broadcasting system (1) on a common channel with radio broadcast signals in a time slot process. According to said method, at least one transmission time slot is allocated to each information offer in... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.

20090181614 - Method and system for providing playback of digital audio content available through a computer network: The present invention comprises a computer-implemented method for providing audio content to mobile devices via a simple, efficient telephony-based system that delivers on-demand playback to a mobile device. The present invention dynamically allocates separate and unique direct inward dialing (DID) numbers to unique combinations of identifiable user-specific mobile devices and... Agent: Kevin M. Farrell Pierce Atwood

20090181613 - Wireless control system and method thereof: A wireless control system includes a first wireless electronic apparatus and a second wireless electronic apparatus. The first wireless electronic apparatus executes a search function to obtain a second apparatus identification message of the second wireless electronic apparatus, and confirms whether the second wireless electronic apparatus is connectable according to... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090181615 - Method and device for communicating using network coding scheme: A communication system, a relay station, a mobile station, a base station, and a method using a network coding scheme are provided. A communication system includes a relay station, a mobile station, and a base station. A relay station includes a message receiving unit to receive a downlink message transmitted... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090181616 - Frequency sharing in a communication system: The invention provides a communication system and method of communication. The communication system includes a satellite transmitter arranged to transmit a first signal to be received within a predefined geographical area by a satellite receiver, and a terrestrial transmitter arranged to transmit a second signal to be received within the... Agent: Lowrie, Lando & Anastasi, LLP

20090181617 - Communication apparatus and method, and functional module: A communication apparatus includes: a casing into which liquid is injected; two metal plates disposed so as to come into contact with the liquid within the casing; and a transmission/reception unit configured to transmit/receive an electric signal with the two metal plates as antennas, and with the liquid as a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090181618 - Radio communication terminal and method of controlling internal radio communication: A carrier sensor senses the input/output level of a radio processing unit. When the input/output level sensed by the carrier sensor is more than a specified level, a transmission-reception controller stops internal radio communication by stopping the operation of transmission/reception units. When the input/output level sensed by the carrier sensor... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090181619 - Universal frequency generation and scaling: Generation of electromagnetic or other waves of any frequency, coherence, modulation, power, etc. and for scaling such waves in frequency by any factor. Generation is achieved by incorporating an available source of desired coherence, modulation and power properties at some band of frequencies and scaling to the desired frequencies. For... Agent: Ostrager Chong Flaherty & Broitman PC

20090181620 - Method and apparatus for satellite digital audio: A method and apparatus are provided for a first controlled device, such as a wireless local transmitter that accepts a plurality of digital audio signals and corresponding program information signals converted from a controlled source, such as the encoded digital data provided by a digital data signal source, typically a... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

20090181621 - Communicating apparatus, communicating method, and computer program product: A communication control unit transmits a detection message and receives a reply message with respect to an external device via a communicating unit. A first calculating unit calculates distance to the external device based on time required to receive the reply message. A determining unit determines whether the distance is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090181623 - Logically distinct wireless data communication networks sharing gateway for communicating with external networks: An arrangement of logically distinct wireless data communication networks share a gateway for communicating with external networks. Each logically distinct network preferably is a class-based network, the nodes of which include a wireless two-way radio frequency data communication device. Each device filter wireless communications received by it for an identification... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC

20090181622 - Millimeter wave power conversion: A translation transceiver device consistent with certain embodiments has a 60 GHz band receiver for receiving SD type device compatible transmissions. A demodulator demodulates the SD type transmissions. A decoder decodes the demodulated SD type transmissions into received data. An AD type encoder encodes the received data to produce AD... Agent: Miller Patent Services

20090181624 - Intermodulation distortion control: A wireless communications device comprising duplexing means for directing signals from a transmit path towards an antenna and for providing signals from the antenna to a receive path, wherein the transmit path is arranged to send a first signal to the duplexing means, the receive path is arranged to recover... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090181625 - Lprf device wake up using wireless tag: A wireless transceiver includes: (a) a low power radio frequency (LPRF) communications component capable of powering down to conserve energy and capable of powering up in response to an electronic signal, the LPRF communications component including a transmitter and a first receiver; and (b) a second receiver that is configured... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC

20090181626 - Transmitter: An apparatus comprising a first circuit configured to receive a signal and output a first output signal, a second circuit configured to receive the same signal and output a second output signal with a phase delay compared to the first signal, and a combiner configured to combine said first and... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20090181627 - Applications of universal frequency translation: Frequency translation and applications of same are described herein. Such applications include, but are not limited to, frequency down-conversion, frequency up-conversion, enhanced signal reception, unified down-conversion and filtering, and combinations and applications of same.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090181628 - Method, device and system of reduced peak-to-average-ratio communication: Some embodiments include devices, methods and/or systems of reduced peak-to-average-ratio communication. An apparatus may include a transmitter to transmit a transmission corresponding to an input signal, wherein the transmitter may include a peak-to-average-ratio-reduction transformer to generate a plurality of transformed data components by applying a predefined peak-to-average-ratio-reduction transform scheme to... Agent: Empk & Shiloh, LLP C/o Landon Ip, Inc.

20090181629 - Direct digital conversion tuner and method for using same: A direct sampling tuner includes a low noise amplifier and an optional dynamically configurable band pass filter coupled to the low noise amplifier. The optional filter is configured to pass a selected band of channels. The tuner further includes a relatively high accuracy, multi-bit analog-to-digital converter (“ADC”) coupled to the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090181630 - Radio frequency switch circuit: A radio frequency switch circuit includes: an antenna terminal; a first and second RF terminal; a first through transistor placed between the antenna terminal and the first RF terminal; a second through transistor placed between the antenna terminal and the second RF terminal; a first shunt transistor placed between ground... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090181631 - Method and system for a synthesizer/local oscillator generator (logen) architecture for a quad-band gsm/gprs radio: A method for processing signals is disclosed and may include performing using one or more circuits in a multiband radio, functions including receiving an input signal from an oscillator that generates signals for each of a plurality of bands handled by the multiband radio. The received input signal may be... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090181632 - Communication apparatus, noise canceller, noise canceling method, and noise canceling program: A communication apparatus includes an I and Q digital values table that stores values of I and Q, which are parameters for noise cancellation determined in advance, for each of reception channels. The communication apparatus reads out parameters for noise cancellation corresponding to a reception channel from the I and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090181633 - Receiver second order intermodulation correction system and method: A system for correcting a second order intermodulation product in a direct conversion receiver is provided. The system includes a cross-covariance system receiving a data signal and a second order intermodulation estimate signal and generating a cross-covariance value. An auto-covariance system receives the second order intermodulation estimate signal and generates... Agent: Mr. Christopher John Rourk Jackson Walker LLP

20090181635 - High-frequency circuit having filtering function and reception device: A high-frequency circuit includes a dielectric substrate, a stripline formed on a surface of the dielectric substrate, a ground conductor provided on a back surface of the dielectric substrate, in which a pattern cut-out portion through which a part of the back surface of the dielectric substrate is exposed is... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090181634 - Resistive frequency mixing apparatus and signal processing method using the same: A resistive frequency mixing apparatus includes a first frequency mixer having a source follower FET, and a second frequency mixer having a common source FET. The resistive frequency mixing apparatus perform a frequency mixing of an RF depending on an LO signal to generate a down-converted IF signal when the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090181637 - Adaptive filter for channel estimation with adaptive step-size: A receiving apparatus for a digital mobile communication system comprises an adaptive filter for filtering an input signal. A step-size parameter chosen for the adaption of filter coefficients of the adaptive filter is computed from a variation of the filter coefficients used by the adaptive filter. This facilitates an indirect... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20090181636 - System and method for monitoring an analog data signal: A system and method for monitoring an analog data signal is provided that includes an analog data compression subsystem. The analog data compression subsystem includes a frequency bandpass filter, a rectifier, and an integrator such as a leaky integrator or one that is reset after being sampled. An analog data... Agent: Venable LLP

20090181639 - System, method and device for delivering notifications via a communications network: A cellular communications device having operational characteristics set by a device user, the device including device executable code for: detecting at least one communication indicative of at least one broadcast emergency alert system-type signal; and effecting a predetermined user perceptible response by the cellular device responsively to the detecting; wherein,... Agent: Gibbons P.C.

20090181638 - Wireless, centralized emergency services system: Plural voice pendants 100 communicate with a remote monitoring station using a wireless communications protocol and without requiring a connection to a circuit switched telephone network. Such a configuration may be used in any group environment, such as a retirement home or an assisted living facility. The voice pendants can... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20090181640 - Interactive personal surveillance and security (ipss) system: An interactive personal surveillance and security (IPSS) system for users carrying wireless communication devices. The system utilizes portable communication devices that are also capable of capturing and or sending surveillance information (video, images, audio, sensor data, etc.). The system allows users carrying these devices to automatically capture surveillance information, have... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090181641 - Mobile virtual network operator: Systems and methods for operating a mobile virtual network are disclosed. A mobile virtual network operator is disclosed as an entity that provides a mobile networking service to a user, the mobile networking service being provided using a physical mobile network provided by a third party. The mobile virtual network... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20090181642 - Professional services time capturing system: A system and method for capturing professional billing services and other information associated with a communication event executed or received by a stationary or portable computer or a mobile communications device. Captured information may include, without limitation, client/customer name, telephone number, email address, event start time, event end time, event... Agent: John F. Letchford

20090181643 - Integrity check failure detection and recovery in radio communications system: In a packet-based communication between a mobile radio and a base station in a radio communication system, an authenticity of a packet based on authentication data associated with the packet is tested. Packets that fail the authenticity test are removed from the communication. A security condition is detected when a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090181644 - System and method for activating telephone-based payment instrument: A payment instrument in the form of a cell phone is loaded with account information and activated as a payment instrument by reading account information from a nearby RFID device, and entering a user PIN or password. In one embodiment, the account information is read from an RFID tag provided... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090181645 - Apparatus and method for projecting electronic messages: An apparatus for projecting electronic messages onto external objects and method of performing the same are disclosed. The apparatus contains a wireless module, a microprocessor, and a display module. The wireless module receives an incoming electronic message and displays it via the display module. The apparatus further contains a control... Agent: EagleIPLimited

20090181646 - System and method for binding notification types to applications for a notification framework: A system and method for assigning notification type values. For dynamic notification types, a two-level mapping between the application and the notification type is performed. As a middle level or intermediary, a Multimedia Internet Message Extension (MIME) type for the notification messages is provided. The MIME type corresponds to the... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090181647 - Method and system for network support for optimized paging of communication devices: A system in one application comprising a communications controller configured to store a paging status that is associated with a communication device. The system further comprising a communications manager communicatively coupled to the communications controller. Also, at least one data store is communicatively coupled to the communications controller. The communications... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090181653 - Discovery of network members by personal attributes: A method and application for mobile phone users provides an ability to discover personal attributes including photo of other individuals in vicinity covered by a short range wireless network, such as Bluetooth or similar signals operating in a wireless free spectrum, such as WiFi. The users can elect to exchange,... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090181649 - Dynamic delivery and presentation of electronic data to mobile electronic devices: Delivery and/or presentation of electronic data to a mobile electronic device in accordance with a dynamic user profile are disclosed. In one embodiment, as the user profile changes, the electronic data being delivered to and/or presented on the mobile electronic device can dynamically change. In other words, the electronic data... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC

20090181650 - Dynamic prioritization of label downloads: Map labels are dynamically downloaded to a wireless communication device for efficiently labelling a map displayed on the device. A method of dynamically downloading map labels to a wireless communications device includes steps of determining a size of label data for an area of interest and dynamically downloading the label... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (rim)

20090181652 - Method and apparatus for providing differentiated services in communications network: A method and a mobile services switching centre of providing differentiated services in a communications network. The method comprises receiving in a mobile services switching centre an indication message from a first radio access network, said message indicating a radio access network type to which a called communication apparatus of... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090181651 - Method of managing inbound communications based on the current location of a wireless communications device: A method of managing inbound communications received by a roaming wireless communications device entails enabling a user of the roaming wireless communications device to activate an inbound communications filter having filter criteria based on a current location of the user and a current location of a sender of an inbound... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (rim)

20090181648 - Mobile telephony device identifying whether incoming wireless call anchored by an enhanced services server: In one embodiment, a method comprises a mobile node receiving an incoming wireless call; the mobile node determining whether enhanced services are available for the incoming wireless call based on outputting a DTMF tone on a voice channel associated with the incoming wireless call and determining whether a notify message,... Agent: Leon R Turkevich

20090181654 - Universal call control systems and methods: Particularly, profile information about the telecommunications service is stored on a server in a data network. A change action relating to the profile information may be received at the server from a data device (such as a wireless unit) operating on the network. The change action is implemented on the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Sz Attn: Patent Docketing

20090181656 - Communication terminal, server, playback control method and program: The communications terminal comprises: a playback device which playbacks content; a reading device which reads in access information recorded on a prescribed recording medium, the access information being necessary for downloading the content which can be played back by the playback device, via a network; a communications device which downloads... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090181655 - Delivering files to a mobile device: Among other things, in controlling a download of one or more files from a server to a mobile device, account is taken of at least two of: an urgency of the file, the existence of a user-indicated preference about the download, a power status of the mobile device, and a... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090181657 - Merging call notifications in cross ringing systems: Multiple instances of an incoming call in an integrated system capable of communicating through multiple networks are associated such that the called party is provided a single (merged) notification along with options to select among available call types. The call is established using a selected network and end device registered... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090181658 - System, apparatus and method for availing a mobile call of caller name information: An apparatus for availing a mobile call of caller name information includes: a query unit receiving the mobile call from a caller; an information gleaning unit coupled with the query unit; and at least one data base coupled with the gleaning unit. The query unit inquires whether caller name information... Agent: Michelle A. Zarinelli C/o West Corporation

20090181659 - Method and arrangement for management of virtual meetings: The present invention relates to a method and arrangement for managing a virtual meeting for at least two participants wherein each participant uses his/her mobile phone for communicating with the other participants and an identifier of each participant is provided to said arrangement, the arrangement comprises means for handling an... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090181660 - Devices and methods for placing a call on a selected communication line: Devices and methods for placing a call from a mobile device on one of a plurality of communication lines accessible at the mobile device are disclosed herein. After the initiation of a call at the mobile device is detected, an audio prompt is output to the user requesting a line... Agent: Bereskin And Parr

20090181661 - System information modification notification and detection in wireless communications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate notifying and detecting system information block (SIB) modification in subsequent modification periods. Access points can advertise information in a current SIB indicating a subsequent modification period in which the SIB will be modified. Devices can receive the SIB and process the information to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090181662 - Postponed carrier configuration: Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for providing telecommunications carrier configuration at activation of a mobile device. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes receiving a request for activation of a mobile device, and during activation of the mobile device, determining for the mobile device a telecommunications carrier... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090181663 - Transmission of data bursts on a constant data rate channel: A system and method for transmitting data bursts over a constant data rate link that transmits a continuous stream of data is disclosed. A transmitter node accesses a region in a memory to form a continuous stream of data, wherein the region is a circular buffer and is accessed in... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090181664 - Method and apparatus for network managed radio frequency coverage and mobile distribution analysis using mobile location information: A system and method for identifying geographical areas which distribute poor radio frequency coverage is provided. The method includes measuring a radio frequency signal of a mobile unit in response to a trigger. The method continues with mapping the location data of the radio frequency signal which represents the positioning... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090181665 - Systems and methods for real-time service assurance: A system and methods for providing service assurance using real-time monitoring, management and maintenance capabilities to provide customers and vendors with information related to the state of the service. The service assurance domain implements end-to-end functionality with a level of granularity sufficient to diagnose issues to the device and call/session... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20090181666 - Wireless communication information relay: To improve operation in a wireless communication system, a relay can be used to assist in transferring information from a mobile device to a base station. Uplink and downlink communications can be monitored to determine if a mobile device is at an edge of a cell and if there should... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090181667 - Mobile communication apparatus and operating method thereof: A mobile communication apparatus is disclosed. The mobile communication apparatus comprises a selecting module, a registering module, and a judging module. The selecting module is used for selecting a first preferred network from at least one communication network near the mobile communication apparatus. A first network registration is performed on... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090181668 - System for automatic selection of profile based location: Systems for automatically selecting a user's profile based on location include a device adapted to being tracked by location and a database that includes a user's preferences for routing calls. The user's calls are routed to the user based on the user's call routing preferences and the location of the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20090181670 - Method and related communications device for improving discontinuous reception functionality: A method of improving discontinuous reception (DRX) functionality for a user equipment (UE) of a wireless communication system is disclosed, so as to allow continuous reception of following transmissions during a retransmission period. The method includes steps of monitoring a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) when an On Duration Timer,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090181669 - Radio base station apparatus: A radio base station apparatus having an improved cell search performance in a scalable bandwidth system. A base station (100) can flexibly assign communication bandwidths of terminals from support bandwidths included in cell bandwidths that are the greatest ones, which are used by the base stations, of support bandwidths supported... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090181671 - Virtual home network arrangement for a subscriber module using ims: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for managing end-to-end security over an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)-enabled network are provided. A first subscriber module accesses an IMS network via an access gateway as a roaming network. The roaming network routes a request for a session from the first subscriber module from its... Agent: Dimock Stratton LLP

20090181672 - Wireless communication paging utilizing multiple types of node identifiers: Paging load and/or registration load in a network is reduced by using different types of identifiers to specifying which nodes page an access terminal in the network. In some aspects, the network maintains a list that specifies that certain individual nodes (e.g., cells or sectors) are to page a given... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090181678 - Handover execution and communication resumption in wireless access system: Handover execution and communication resumption in a wireless access system is provided. Performing a handover includes communicating with a serving base station through a first communication link and receiving from the serving base station, handover information associated with at least one candidate target base station. The method also includes transmitting... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090181679 - Handover execution and communication resumption in wireless access system: Handover execution and communication resumption in a wireless access system is provided. Performing a handover includes communicating with a serving base station through a first communication link and receiving from the serving base station, handover information associated with at least one candidate target base station. The method also includes transmitting... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090181675 - Method and apparatus to initiate point-to-point call during shared-channel delivery of broadcast content in a wireless telephone network: A method for managing a point-to-point call initiated (702) between a wireless mobile station (114, 400) and a remote party while the mobile is receiving broadcast content via one or more multi-user forward-link broadcast channels (508). The mobile station notifies (704) the network (110) of preferences as to prescribed categories... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090181676 - Method of reselecting a cell based on priorities: A method, device and computer program product for performing cell reselection based on priorities, where the method includes measuring a signal of a candidate cell, and selecting the candidate cell when the signal characteristic of the candidate cell satisfies a certain criterion for a certain time duration, wherein the certain... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090181673 - Method, apparatus and base station for determining a radio link characteristic: A cellular communication system supports both soft handover communication channels and non-soft handover communication channels from the same user equipment (101). A serving base station (103) comprises a receive front end (201) for receiving transmissions from the user equipment (101). A first indication processor (203) receives a first link quality... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090181674 - Neighboring cell paging at border mobile switching center: A method is provided for paging a mobile station (40) served by a wireless telecommunications network (A). The method includes: remembering a last known location of the mobile station (40), and implementing a first paging strategy for the mobile station (40) within a first collection of cells (32) served by... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090181677 - Radio base station, radio communication control system, and radio communication control method: The radio base station includes a monitoring controller for determining whether to switch between BB cards; and a baseband signal processor for transmitting a suspension request to suspend the transmission of the user data when it is determined that the BB cards are switched, and performing the handover of a... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090181680 - Handover execution and communication resumption in wireless access system: Handover execution and communication resumption in a wireless access system is provided. Performing a handover includes communicating with a serving base station through a first communication link and receiving from the serving base station, handover information associated with at least one candidate target base station. The method also includes transmitting... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090181681 - Location service assisted transition between wireless networks: Location information available from a navigational system, such as the Global Positioning System (GPS) is used to transition a mobile client, such as a handset, between a Wide Area Network (WAN), such as a cellular telephone network, and a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), such as a system conforming to... Agent: Ip Legal Services

20090181682 - Cellular communication system and a method of signalling therefor: A cellular communication system comprises base stations which support soft handover communication of uplink data from a remote station 101. A first base station 105 comprises a scheduler 203 which schedules the uplink data from the remote station. An uplink rate controller 209 sets an uplink data rate for the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090181684 - Mobile call routing based on detected wireless personal area network devices: A portable phone a portable phone is equipped with a personal area network (PAN) detection mechanism to detect all portable phones and electronic identifiers (e.g., key fobs) in its PAN. A buddy list is included in the portable phone. If an electronic identifier is detected, such as from a key... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC

20090181683 - System, device and method for communication control in dual transfer mode: A system, device and method for communication control in a dual transfer mode are disclosed. The method includes performing a voice call by a portable terminal, based on a dual transfer mode, requesting to download data from a server by the portable terminal, determining whether voice information exists to be... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090181688 - Automatic allocation of area codes for femtocell deployment: The invention relates to a method of automatically allocating an area code to a first femtocell (f7). The first femtocell (f7) is surrounded by a plurality of second femtocells (f1-f6). A plurality of area codes (C1-C4) is already allocated to the plurality of second femtocells (f1-f6). According to the method,... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090181686 - Enhanced uplink retransmission securing: A method, network node, and base station for communicating with mobile user terminals over an air interface. A scheduler allocates and de-allocates resources in the node or base station for communicating with a user terminal. The scheduler includes a delayer for delaying the de-allocation of an allocated resource if delayed... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090181685 - Method and apparatus for communication: The invention aims to reduce the delay associated with setting up a session for a user terminal in a mobile communication network. A control unit for use in a wireless communication network for controlling a user terminal's ability to communicate with the network, comprising—at least one input for receiving event... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090181689 - Method for signal transmission/reception based on harq scheme in wireless mobile communication system: A method of signal transmission/reception by a transmitter in a wireless mobile communication system is provided. The method includes determining a signal transmission/reception corresponding relation between a downlink and an uplink of the wireless mobile communication system using a super-frame, the super-frame including at least one frame, said at least... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090181687 - Sounding reference signal arrangement: A method, apparatus, and computer program embodied on a computer-readable medium to create an uplink message to be transmitted to a base station, the created uplink message comprises a sounding reference signal based on accessed data. An uplink scheduling grant signal is received via downlink, from the base station, in... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090181691 - Channel rank feedback in multiple-input multiple-output commnication systems: Embodiments of a system and methodology are disclosed for aperiodic (i.e., non-periodic) feedback of channel-side information, such as channel rank information, to a base station by having the receiver/UE initiate the feedback instead of using a scheduled feedback approach. The autonomous feedback of channel-side information may use one of several... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Freescale

20090181690 - Dynamic allocation of communication resources in a wireless system: A method of receiving information by a wireless communication device is provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of wireless subframes at a periodic interval, wherein an interval duration of the periodic interval is greater than a duration of each of the plurality of wireless subframes. The method further includes... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20090181692 - Resource allocation randomization: Different sequence resources can be allocated to a mobile device where the mobile device can exclusively uses the sequence resource with regard to a base station during a communication session. However, if another mobile device using another base station is assigned a matching sequence resource, then there can be interference... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090181693 - Method and mobile system for path management in multi-hop cellular network and data frame used for the method and the mobile system: A mobile system, a mobile system, a method for managing a path in a multi-hop cellular network, and a data frame used in the mobile system. The mobile system includes: an information receiving unit to receive information about at least one of link quality, traffic load, and frequency channel size,... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090181694 - Mobile telecommunication system and joint resource allocation method for multiple station joint resource allocation and joint group handover: A mobile telecommunication and joint resource allocation of a multiple-station and joint group handover. The mobile telecommunication system comprises a utility function processing unit to process a utility function that is a load factor of each cell, a critical set determining unit to determine a critical set based on the... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090181696 - Location identification: The location of a mobile terminal may be determined in response to signals received from a plurality of RFIDs. Information from a plurality of RFIDs for determining a location of a mobile terminal is received by the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal may maintain an in-range list that comprises all... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090181695 - Use of movement information about a wireless client: Movement information about a wireless client is correlated with information about the availability of wireless access points. A result of the correlation is used to estimate whether the wireless client is going to enter a region that is associated with a predetermined characteristic.... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090181697 - Method of and apparatus for utilizing geographically spread cellular radio networks to supplement more geographically limited stolen vehicle recovery networks in activation of radio tracking and recovery of such vehicles: A method of expanding the activation and tracking capability of a limited number of stolen vehicle recovery dedicated radio-frequency networks activated from a control center upon notification of the theft of the vehicle includes supplementarily using more numerous widely geographically provided cellular-telephone frequency band networks to respond to the control... Agent: Iandiorio Teska & Coleman

20090181698 - Method and apparatus for using service capability information for user plane location: Techniques for supporting location services in a user plane location architecture such as Secure User Plane Location (SUPL) are described. In an aspect, a terminal informs a location server of service capabilities of the terminal. The location server uses the service capabilities to request only location services supported by the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090181699 - Method of displaying a map on a phone screen: A wireless communications device includes a radiofrequency transceiver having a wireless voice channel for transmitting and receiving voice communications and a separate wireless data channel for concurrently transmitting and receiving other data. The wireless communications device also includes a memory operatively connected to a processor for processing current location data... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (rim)

20090181700 - Apparatus, and associated method, for paging a mobile station with both individually-directed and broadcast pages: An apparatus and a method for facilitating paging of a mobile station that is capable of being paged either pursuant to an individually-directed page or pursuant to a broadcast page. The page that is generated is of bits that permit unambiguous determination by a mobile station when the mobile station... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090181701 - Apparatus, and associated method, for paging a mobile station with page addresses upon a paging channel station: An apparatus and a method for facilitating paging of a mobile station in a multi-user communication system. A page message is generated that includes page addresses of mobile stations that are to be paged. The page addresses are shortened addresses, if possible, that are selected to unambiguously identify the paged... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090181706 - Dispatch application utilizing short message service: A dispatch communication and management system method is provided, allowing a dispatcher and remote service technicians to exchange messages over a network in a prescribed format to notify the technicians of new dispatch orders, and to update status information for dispatch orders in corresponding customer service records in a database.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20090181704 - Electronic short messaging and advertising method and device: The invention relates to an electronic short messaging and advertising method where minimal initiative is required from the consumer. Some embodiments of the invention may also be applied to an electronic sales method. The invention may also be applied for normal short messaging. The electronic short messaging method for collect... Agent: Rg & Associates

20090181707 - Instant messaging system and method: Methods and apparatuses for processing an instant message from a source wireless communication device to a destination device are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method includes receiving the instant message from the source wireless communication device, the instant message having a source wireless communication identifier,... Agent: Jones Day

20090181705 - Mail transmission system and method and push mail server: A mail transmission system and method is disclosed, where a push mail server stores a mobile terminal identification and email-box information in an email server bound to the identification. The push mail server further retrieves an email from the email-box in the email server and converts the email into a... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090181703 - Method and apparatus for triggering status report in a wireless communications system: A method for triggering status report in a receiver of a wireless communications system includes sending a first status report indicating a negative acknowledgment of a packet to a transmitter and starting a status prohibit timer for prohibit sending another status report, and triggering a second status report when the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090181702 - Multi-mode communication: A method for operating a communications system is provided. The method includes receiving a text communication from a first user destined for a second user. One of a number of user communication points on which to connect the text communication to the second user is selected, and a suitable communication... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20090181708 - Method for reducing inter-cell interference: A method for reducing inter-cell interference and a method for transmitting a signal by a collaborative MIMO scheme, in a communication system having a multi-cell environment are disclosed. An example of a method for transmitting, by a mobile station, precoding information in a collaborative MIMO communication system includes determining a... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090181709 - Base station apparatus, base station host apparatus, and communication system: A technique of being capable to decrease the number of times of delivery and receipt of information on a common channel setup between a base station equipment and a base station control equipment. A communication system includes base station equipment and a base station control equipment which controls the base... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090181710 - Method and apparatus for performing wtru state transition with enhanced rach in hspa systems: A method and apparatus for performing state transition of a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) which supports enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) in the CELL_FACH state is disclosed. Uplink data is transmitted via an E-DCH while operating in a CELL_FACH state. A radio resource control (RRC) signal, which includes a reconfiguration message,... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090181711 - Push-to-talk handling in a dual processor environment: In a push-to-talk device having two processors where one of the processors is a radio chip and one of the processors is a microprocessor, a method and apparatus for synchronizing the microprocessor and the radio chip includes the steps of checking the status of a radio push-to-talk key on the... Agent: Christopher F. Regan Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090181713 - Method and apparatus for controlling power source of terminal device for communicating with wireless wide area network: A method of controlling a power source of a terminal device for communicating with a wireless wide area network, the method including: receiving a data packet; determines whether only some components of the terminal device are to be used to process the received data packet or whether an entirety of... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20090181715 - Power control during a transmission pause: A transmitting station performs closed loop power control prior to a transmission pause. A closed loop transmission power level prior to the pause is determined. A reference signal is received and a received power level of the reference signal prior to and during the transmission pause is determined. The measured... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090181714 - Radio communication system, radio base station, and mobile station control method: A radio base station includes: a table storage unit storing a table in which an E-TFCI indicating a transport format combination indicator of the physical data channel to be transmitted by a mobile station is associated with βed that is used to determine a SG and is an offset value... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090181712 - Systems and methods for reducing the power used to transmit channel quality information (cqi) during persistent scheduling: A method for instructing a mobile node to reduce the power used to transmit channel quality information is described. A scheduling mode of a mobile node is determined. An uplink control channel in a first format is allocated to the mobile node if the mobile node is in a first... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20090181718 - Blind amplitude estimation for received symbols: A receiver apparatus and method are provided blind amplitude estimation for a received complex signal, wherein the complex signal is analyzed to determine first and second order statistics of real part and imaginary part of the complex signal. Based on a predetermined non-linear function, amplitude scaling information is pre-calculated and... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20090181717 - Method for permitting change of an electronic card without powering off and communications device employing the method: In a method for permitting change of an electronic card without powering off and a communications device employing the method, the communications device includes a control module, a card connector for receiving the electronic card, and a trigger module. The method includes: when the communications device is in an on... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090181716 - Network disabling of mobile phone camera operation: An apparatus in one example has: a predetermined location having at least a wireless communication device, the wireless communication device having a predetermined coverage area; a mobile terminal that communicates with the wireless communication device when the mobile terminal is within the predetermined coverage area; the mobile terminal having a... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090181720 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for a mobile handset with detachable gaming module: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for a mobile handset with a detachable gaming module are disclosed. According to one system, a mobile communications device having at least one mobile communications module performs a mobile communications function and executes at least one game. A gaming module, being detachably coupled to... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20090181719 - Mobile telecommunication terminal having camera and controlling method for the same: A mobile communication terminal having a camera and a controlling method thereof are provided. The controlling method may include: determining an operating state of the mobile communication terminal; converting a mode of the camera, installed in the mobile communication terminal, to a particular mode among at least one photographing mode... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090181721 - Ic card: A multifunction IC card (MFC) has compatibility with a multimedia card, an SD card, etc. in that connector terminals (#1 through #13) are disposed on a card substrate (1) in two rows in a zigzag fashion, and realizes multifunction facilities in that a memory card unit (3) and an SIM... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090181722 - Radio base station system, a node in a cellular mobile communications network, and a splitter device: The invention relates to a radio base station system for mobile communications, a node in a cellular mobile communications network, as well as a splitter device for use in a radio base system. The radio base station system comprises a first antenna and at least a first, a second and... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090181723 - Apparatus and method for providing audio signal and/or visual indications of cell phone signal quality or signal strength: A cellular telephone is provided including a receiver, a processor, a speaker, and an actuator. The receiver may receive a received signal having a level of quality and may supply the received signal to the processor. The actuator when activated may send an actuator signal to the processor. The processor... Agent: Mr. Walter J. Tencza Jr Suite 210

20090181725 - Apparatus and method for providing indications of cell phone signal with a dedicated button: A cellular telephone is provided including a receiver, a processor, a speaker, and an actuator. The receiver may receive a received signal having a level of quality and may supply the received signal to the processor. The actuator when activated may send an actuator signal to the processor. The processor... Agent: Mr. Walter J. Tencza Jr. Suite 210

20090181724 - Touch sensitive display with ultrasonic vibrations for tactile feedback: A mobile communication device may include logic configured to receive input on a touch sensitive surface of a device and activate an ultrasonic element to vibrate in response to the received input, where the vibration provides tactile feedback to a user indicating that the device has received the input.... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090181727 - Damage-resistant vibrator assemblies and wireless communications devices incorporating same: A vibrator assembly includes an electric motor, a shaft driven by the motor, and a cylindrical weight coaxially positioned on the shaft free end, wherein the cylindrical weight has a center of gravity that is radially offset from the shaft axis. The cylindrical weight includes a first portion that is... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090181726 - Smart alert charms for wireless devices: A notification charm for a wireless communication device and a method of operating the wireless device to provide an alert on the charm are presented. The charm may be a bracelet, watch, keychain, ring, or other ornamental device which can generate event and preference based alerts about events occurring on... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20090181728 - Service coverage searching apparatus and method in portable terminal: Provided is an apparatus and method for searching for an accessible network in a multi-mode portable terminal in support of access to at least two different networks. The portable terminal includes a first communication module configured to communicate with a heterogeneous network, a second communication module configured to communicate with... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090181729 - Device case with optical lenses: A carrying case for a portable electronic device such as a digital music player or mobile telephone having a digital camera includes a lens for modifying an optical input of the digital camera. The lens is positioned on the carrying case to correspond to a location of an input lens... Agent: Hornkohl Intellectual Property Law, P.l.l.c

20090181730 - Mast-based detachable controller device: A self-contained controller device for electronic devices is described herein. The controller device includes a fixed central mast that extends into the controller and acts as the core structural component for the controller. The controller's user movable casing is pivotally mounted about the mast with a pivot point where the... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090181731 - Modular wireless headset and/or headphones: The modular wireless headset includes at least one wearable earpiece and at least one wearable microphone, where the earpiece is physically separate from the microphone. The wearable earpiece is operably to render inbound radio frequencies received from a host device audible. To do this, the wearable earpiece includes, at least,... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090181732 - Folding portable wireless apparatus: A folding-type portable wireless equipment (100) having a first case (11) and a second case (12) includes a first circuit board (101) disposed at the first case (11), a second circuit board (102) disposed at the second case (12), a bendable coupling portion (13) which mechanically couples the first case... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090181733 - Portable communication device having a multi-axis hinge assembly: A mobile phone that includes a base and display coupled to the base by a hinge assembly, and the hinge assembly is configured to provide sliding motion between the base and the display along a first axis and rotational motion about the first axis between the base and the display.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090181734 - Slide mechanism of portable equipment and portable equipment: the slide device and the portable equipment are equipped with a base member mounted on either one of a first casing and a second casing being components of a portable equipment, a slider member slidably mounted on either other one of the first casing and the second casing, and urging... Agent: Notaro & Michalos P.C.

20090181735 - Reception boosting accessory: A carrying case for a portable electronic device includes a coupling element that couples to an antenna of the device without establishing a direct electrical connection. The coupling element increases the reception of the device by increasing the effective size of the antenna. The coupling element is designed to correspond... Agent: Hornkohl Intellectual Property Law, P.l.l.c

  
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20090176448 - Distributed automatic gain control system: A wireless distribution system includes a number of remote units distributed in a coverage area to receive wireless signals and to provide the signals through the distribution system to input ports of a node where the signals are combined, a number of input power monitors operatively connected to one or... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC

20090176449 - Out-of-band signal generator and frequency band expander: An out-of-band signal generator for generating, from a band-limited signal with a limited frequency band, an out-of-band signal including a frequency component outside the limited frequency band, having a frequency structure estimating means for estimating the frequency structure of the band-limited signal, an out-of-band source signal generating means for generating... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090176450 - Multiple access over proximity communication: A multiple access Proximity Communication system in which electrical elements on an integrated circuit chip provide the multiplexing of multiple signals to a single electrical receiving element on another chip. Multiple pads formed on one chip and receiving separate signals may be capacitively coupled to one large pad on the... Agent: Pvf -- Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090176451 - Encoded color information facilitating device pairing for wireless communication: Pairing information is encoded as color information by a color coding device. The encoded color information is displayed by the color coding device and viewed by a color decoding device. The color decoding device decodes the encoded pairing information and uses the decoded pairing information to establish wireless communication with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090176452 - Mechanism for improved interoperability when content protection is used with an audio stream: A method and system that configure communication between devices in a network utilizing bluetooth technology, where one device may or may not support content protection, and another device may or may not support content protection. A first device may utilize a configuration that enables data communication via a bluetooth communication... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090176453 - Method and system for dynamic carrier selection: A dynamic carrier selection method and system permit units operating on a first carrier to change to a second carrier when performance of the first carrier becomes unacceptable. Carrier quality measurements are taken in which carrier quality is a function of interference and multi-path fading and carrier-signal strength. The carriers... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090176454 - Methods and apparatus for wireless device coexistence: Methods and apparatus for compensating for the effects of interference between multiple wireless communication apparatus. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing a first wireless communication apparatus operating in a first band and a second wireless communication apparatus operating at least partly in the first band, where the second wireless... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates

20090176455 - Methods and arrangements for noise rise estimation: A received total wideband power in a wireless communications system is measured (202) a number of times during a time interval. A site communication throughput is determined (204) and processed (206) into a time averaged site communication throughput. A probability distribution for received total wideband power is estimated (210) from... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090176456 - Method for transferring power information used by a telecommunication device for weighting at least one pilot signal: The present invention concerns a method and a device for transferring power information and preferably information related to interference components received by a first telecommunication device and power information used by the first telecommunication device for weighting at least one pilot signal transferred by the first telecommunication device to a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090176457 - Apparatus and method for communicating with moving receivers: An apparatus for communicating with mobile receivers for emergency notification and other purposes comprises a localized (low power) transmitter capable of transmitting short bursts of compressed audio or video messages over a selected spatial range. The apparatus further contains a means of measuring the relative speed of the transmitter and... Agent: Robert J. Lauf

20090176458 - Method and system for providing streaming service: A streaming service method and system of the present invention is provided for improving service quality and reliability by transmitting data through an optimal wireless link selected among multiple wireless links available between a server and a client. A streaming service method for a system including a server and at... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090176459 - Method and apparatus for automatic frequency correction with a frequency error signal generated by block correlation of baseband samples with a known code sequence: The present invention is related to a method and apparatus for automatic frequency correction of a local oscillator. The apparatus receives a carrier signal. The carrier signal includes a code sequence known to the apparatus. The apparatus downconverts the carrier signal to a baseband signal using the local oscillator. The... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090176461 - Method for changing between a packet-oriented ptt session and a circuit-oriented telephone connection between at least two radio communication appliances, associated radio communication appliance, network component and radio communication system: To change between a packet-oriented PTT session (PC) and a circuit-oriented telephone connection (TC) as selectable communication connections between at least one first connected radio communication appliance (UE1) and at least one second connected radio communication appliance (UE2) in a radio communication system (FC), a first of these two communication... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20090176460 - Ptt mode telecommunication method and system, management module, servers, program and data recording medium for said system: This PTT (Push-To-Talk) mode telecommunications system linking users of a wireless telephone network includes a management module (26) which can determine the rights of the participants to participate in and talk in a PTT session as a function of the telecommunications service quality level used by each user to participate... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090176463 - Method and apparatus for conveying antenna configuration information: A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for conveying information regarding the antenna configuration and/or the transmission diversity scheme to a recipient, such as a mobile device. In particular, information regarding the antenna configuration and/or the transmission diversity scheme can be conveyed by appropriately mapping a physical broadcast... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090176462 - Wide dynamic range out-phasing array transmitter: A novel out-phasing-array transmitter system and method are disclosed. The method is based on decomposing the input signal into an array of signals to drive a general, multiple paths out-phasing-array transmitter. This decomposition is less sensitive to the phase difference between the multiple paths, and extends the dynamic range of... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C.

20090176464 - Multiple-mode modulator to process baseband signals: A multiple-mode modulator is configured similarly to a direct conversion quadrature modulator with an infusion of an amplitude modulation signal path from a large signal polar modulator to improve the power amplifier efficiency. The multiple-mode modulator also includes a radio frequency signal path. The multiple-mode modulator is configured to receive... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20090176465 - Frequency agile antenna system and method: A first value of an operational center frequency of a signal to transmit is determined according to received user input. The operational center frequency is centered within a first band of frequencies and the first band of frequencies has a first bandwidth. A single loop antenna is tuned to match... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery

20090176466 - Apparatuses and a method for reducing peak power in a transmitter of telecommunications systems: The present invention relates to an apparatus (100) for reducing peak power in a transmitter for use in telecommunications systems. The invention also relates to a method for reducing peak power in a transmitter for use in telecommunications system and to a base station (500) including such an apparatus. An... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090176467 - Tuner: The present disclosure relates to a tuner capable of receiving a television broadcasting signal of a wide band having an operating frequency bandwidth of 48 MHz˜1 GHz, wherein the tuner filters a radio frequency (RF) signal outputted from the low noise amplifier using a tunable filter. The tunable filter includes... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090176468 - Vehicle entertainment system with multi-source presets: A system and method for providing single-action multi-source presets for vehicle entertainment systems.... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC

20090176469 - Remote customizable vehicle entertainment system with multi-source presets: A vehicle entertainment system capable of being remotely customized from a remote secondary device. The system includes a controller disposed within the system that is capable of receiving user input through an internet connection. A display is in communication with the controller and capable of implementing the received user input... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC

20090176470 - Base station antenna interface system for antenna cable reduction in dual band deployments: In an antenna interface system of a wireless network base station, each sector of the base station is outfitted with two dual-band duplexer assemblies, each of which includes a tower-mounted antenna unit, an RF filter unit (e.g., triplexer), and an RF feed or antenna cable that interconnects the two. One... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP

20090176471 - Receiver: A first FE circuit (1) including a first mixer (1a) and a second FE circuit (2) including a second mixer (2a) are provided, and either the first FE circuit (1) or the second FE circuit (2) is selectively used corresponding to a level of a disturbing wave contained in a... Agent: Smith Patent Office

20090176472 - Power supply adapter and power supply system: Disclosed herein is a power supply adapter for supplying DC power to a broadcast receiver that processes a broadcast signal. The power supply adapter includes: a converter configured to generate the DC power from AC power; a broadcast signal reception section configured to receive the broadcast signal; a mixer configured... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090176474 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for maintaining emergency calls during mobile device movement: An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for maintaining emergency calls during mobile device movement. In order to ensure that an emergency call is not lost despite movement of the mobile device, the mobile device may provide an update of its geographic location, as well as its network... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090176473 - Mobile telephone and method for storing or saving data: The invention describes a mobile telephone (1) comprising a housing (2) with a first and a second housing part (3, 4) which are connected to one another and can be displaced relative to one another, an electronic unit (5), an electronic memory device (6), a display device (7) and an... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20090176475 - Push/pull information system for airborne networks: A wireless communications system, and a corresponding method, for use with an aircraft, includes airborne base station equipment mounted on the aircraft, the base station equipment capable of communication with wireless devices used by subscribers on the aircraft and with one or more wireless communications networks, and switching/transaction processing equipment... Agent: Andrews Kurth LLP

20090176476 - Emergency communication system and method: A method and system for providing an emergency contact service are disclosed. The emergency contact system monitors presence off users with respect to various user devices in order to determine at which devices each user is present. An emergency message is then transmitted to devices at which the user is... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing

20090176477 - System and method for benchmarking location determining systems: Systems, methods, and software are described for benchmarking the location determination capabilities of a wireless communications network. A mobile communications device is configured to receive data identifying a reference location for the device. A communications network, communicatively coupled with the mobile communications device, calculates a computed location for the device... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090176478 - Billing off-net users for telecom services: Disclosed herein is a method of billing a user for Voice short messaging services. A user subscribing to a first network may send a first Voice short messaging service (Voice SMS) message to a recipient user subscribing to a second network. The recipient user may reply to or forward the... Agent: Ashok Tankha Of Counsel, Lipton, Weinberger & Husick

20090176479 - Differentiated network indication: A system and method in a cellular telecommunication network for indicating tariff-related information to an end user having the ability to access network areas with different charging tariffs. In one embodiment, a Charging Indication Data Base (CIDB) in the access network stores charging indications for different combinations of end users... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090176480 - Apparatus for managing communication device identifiers: An apparatus for managing communication device identification is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a multimode communication device having a controller to wirelessly transmit a device identifier of the multimode communication device to another multimode communication device, where the device identifier is... Agent: At&t Legal Department - As Attn: Patent Docketing

20090176481 - Providing location-based services (lbs) through remote display: Embodiments of the present disclosure include a method (and corresponding system and computer program product) for a mobile computing device to provide location-based services through a peripheral display device. The method includes receiving location-related data at the mobile computing device, establishing a communication connection between the mobile computing device and... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090176482 - Method and system for displaying remote cache information: A method and system for providing one or more status indicators associated with a request from a device for information from a website. According to an embodiment, information received from the website is stored in a cache, and the status indicators are generated based on the information in the cache.... Agent: Bennett Jones LLP

20090176483 - Transportation information using communication network and method thereof: The system for processing transportation information using a communication network comprises a customer communication means for performing a direct call connection to a transportation vehicle by the operation of a customer who wants to use a transportation service through the transportation vehicle; a plurality of communication means for transportation vehicles... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090176484 - Method for displaying caller information of portable device: A method of displaying a caller information in a portable device includes setting up an item of the caller information of each caller, and displaying the caller information based on the set item of the caller information of a caller corresponding to a phone number of the caller when the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090176486 - Method, system, and apparatus for updating phonebook information: A method, a system, and an apparatus for updating phonebook information in which a Transport Protocol Expert Group (TPEG) message including update information is transmitted to a counterpart terminal using a TPEG service when a telephone number is changed and the counterpart terminal that received the TPEG message updates a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090176485 - 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

20090176487 - Wireless repeater management systems: Management systems wireless repeaters are presented. Contemplated systems can include a local management device that brokers a management lock between the repeater and a controller, which can be either local or remote. Once a management lock is in place, the repeater restricts execution of management commands to those issued by... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish

20090176488 - Roaming method and system in location information system: A method and device for obtaining position information of a target terminal are discussed. According to the embodiment, the method includes cooperating with a home network to provide information about the visited network to the home network; receiving a SUPL POS INIT message from the target terminal that received the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090176489 - Apparatus and methods to facilitate seamless handoffs between wireless communication networks: Apparatus and methods for facilitating a handover of a wireless communication device on a first wireless communication network to a second wireless communication network, wherein the first and second wireless communication networks include communications protocols that are incompatible, are disclosed. The facilitation can include establishing communications between the wireless communication... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090176491 - Message transmission in wireless access system: A method for transmitting messages to alter the operating status between a mobile station and a base station in a wireless access system comprises, at the mobile station, transmitting a first message to the base station, setting a first count to a first predetermined value and enabling a first, the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090176490 - Systems and methods for automatically determining the global cell identifier of a neighboring cell: The present application discloses systems and methods for automatically adding a unique identifier associated with a cell to a neighbor cell list associated with another cell. In some embodiments, the method includes: selecting a particular mobile terminal from a set of mobile terminals; instructing the particular mobile terminal to obtain... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20090176492 - Communication system for transmitting data using cooperative communication relay: A mobile station which connects to a base station having a plurality of relays belonging thereto is provided. The mobile station includes a receiving unit which receives a first preamble signal from a first relay and receives a second preamble signal from a second relay, the first relay belonging to... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090176494 - Handover controlling process capable of detecting lost handover message: The behavior of an MS and Serving BS is clarified in a situation where a handover message, such as a handover request message or an indication message, is lost. By setting a timer and an acknowledgement of the handover message, a handover control process is capable of detecting the loss... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090176495 - Provision of a multimedia broadcast/multicast service (mbms) for a user equipment moving along cells in a cellular mobile communication system: Procedures are provided for the establishment of MBMS services in different cells of a cellular telecommunications network, in particular, for maintaining the transmission of MBMS data to a particular user equipment, even when it moves from one cell to another when the service is provided in different ways in different... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090176493 - Radio communication apparatus and communication control method: An objective of the present invention is to provide a radio communication apparatus and a communication control method capable of executing processing including a handover appropriate for a communication quality of a radio link while suppressing an increase in development cost, when a handover controller is provided between a mobility... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090176496 - Method and system for transferring user equipment in mobile communication system: A method and system for transferring user equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system are disclosed. According to the method, a source core (CN) network determines to transfer a UE that it serves and sends a transfer instruction carrying UE transfer restriction information to the UE; an access network receives... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090176497 - Method and arrangement for determining at least one suggestion for a change of location for a user of a mobile terminal: According to a current user location, at least one favorable user location in the vicinity of a respective current user location for a mobile terminal is, as a suggestion for changing location, determined from communications requests for at least one respective application and from available network services in the vicinity... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090176499 - Apparatus, and associated method, for broadcasting short codes for use in directing a call to service center during operation of a mobile communication system: Apparatus (58), and an associated method, for facilitating delivery of network-specific dialing codes to a mobile node (12). Broadcasts of the network-specific dialing codes are scheduled by a broadcast scheduler 64 embodied at a cell broadcast center (38). Signals containing the codes are broadcast and detected by the mobile node... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090176498 - Communication network for transferring information between a mobile terminal and source servers, and terminal and method for managing the transfer of information in such a network: A communication network comprises at least one mobile terminal (TM) designed to receive information in a target format, and source servers (SS1, SS2, SS3, SS4) designed to deliver information in source formats. According to the invention, an intermediate server (SPV), which is independent of the source servers (SS1, SS2, SS3,... Agent: Novagraaf Ip

20090176500 - Method for planning a cellular mobile telecommunications network: A method for planning a cellular mobile telecommunications network includes at least one network cell and is intended to provide network services to users located in the network cell. The method includes: a) initializing, for the at least one network cell, a service area and a transmission power for each... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090176501 - Advertisement scheduling: Thus in embodiments of the invention, the transmission of messages is determined on the basis of communications events associated with the subscriber; typical communications events include making calls, sending messages, switching off, switching on, roaming, cell to cell handover, answering calls, and trends relating thereto. The method can include reviewing... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20090176503 - Flexible medium access control (mac) for ad hoc deployed wireless networks: Systems and methods are disclosed that facilitate wireless communication using resource utilization messages (RUMs), in accordance with various aspects. A RUM may be generated for a first node, such as an access point or an access terminal, to indicate that a first predetermined threshold has been met or exceeded. The... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090176502 - Method of receiving signaling and related communication device: A method of receiving signaling for a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes starting to monitor a downlink control channel after a scheduling request procedure, used for requesting uplink radio resources, is triggered until the uplink radio resources are received.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090176505 - Identification of proximate mobile devices: A method for a first mobile device to identify a second mobile device. The method comprises a) detecting at least one sensory identifier (ID1), and b) determining a stamp for each detected sensory identifier (ID1). The method further comprises c) searching for a second mobile device 2 via a first... Agent: Michaelson & Associates

20090176506 - Location based service (lbs) system, method and apparatus for triggering of mobile station lbs applications: An application executed within a mobile station to be triggered only by a network element, such as a mobile positioning center (MPC) or a Mobile Center (MC). The network element is coupled to a base station. The network element is responsible for authorizing an application that is either resident within... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090176504 - Method for managing service requests via a mobile station of a digital mobile communications network: The invention proposes a method and mobile station application designed for managing service requests via a digital mobile communications network, comprising the steps of: —connecting (S50) to a receiver adapted for receiving signals from a satellite positioning system data; —storing (S60) in the mobile station position data obtained from said... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20090176508 - Method for requesting transportation services: A method for safely and efficiently requesting transportation services through the use of mobile communications devices capable of geographic location is described. Individual and package transportation may be provided. New customers may be efficiently serviced, and the requester and transportation provider locations may be viewed in real time on the... Agent: Cochran Freund & Young LLC

20090176507 - Systems and methods for location positioning within radio access systems: A method for calculating the geographical position of a user equipment (UE) unit includes collecting position parameters conveying the relative position of the UE unit from two or more base stations using technologies mandated for the modern wireless networks. Particularly, know (predetermined) signals embedded in the downlink and uplink subframes,... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.

20090176509 - Interest mapping system: Apparatus, interfaces, and computer instructions are provided for establishing an association between a user and a declared interest, such as a brand or some other subject, and for generating a map to display the interests of one or more users. An association is established between an interest identifier, a user,... Agent: Yahoo C/o Mofo Palo Alto

20090176510 - Method and apparatus for routing data between a user and a data provider: A method and apparatus route geographic information for the purposes of securing marketing information such as real estate information selected by reference to geographic information. A request for marketing information from a user is passed onto a database server for selecting information without knowing the actual identity of the user... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090176511 - Mobile alerting network: A Mobile Alert Network service includes identifying an Alert Area related to an Event Location, identifying a group of subscribers in the Alert Area, and broadcasting an Alert Message to the identified subscribers in a push-to-talk-equivalent environment. The Alert Messages can alert the subscribers about the cause of the alert,... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP

20090176512 - Passive traffic alert and communication system: A passive traffic alerting method includes: identifying traffic events from analyzing traffic information; selecting an identified traffic event based on a location of a mobile communicator; and alerting the mobile communicator with a passive message regarding the selected traffic event without prompting the mobile communicator to launch an application on... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP

20090176513 - method of signaling-free idle mode mobility for an integrated 3gpp and 3gpp2 network: The present invention provides a method of operating a paging controller in a wireless communication system including a first network that operates according to a first radio access technology and a second network that operates according to a second radio access technology. The first network includes a first control plane... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20090176515 - Apparatus, and associated method, for paging a mobile station: An apparatus, and an associated methodology, for facilitating paging of a mobile station pursuant to a two-step paging procedure. A unique identifier of the mobile station that is to be paged is hashed into a first group of hashed values and at least a second group of hashed values. The... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090176514 - Radio communication device and method for controlling a radio communication device: In an embodiment, a radio communication device is provided. A radio communication device may include a paging channel capacity setting circuit configured to set a paging channel capacity individually for another radio communication device.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090176516 - Repetitive paging from a wireless data base station having a smart antenna system: A method, system, and machine-readable medium for transmitting a downlink signal in a substantially non directional manner from a communication station to a first remote communication device on a downlink channel. The communication station includes a smart antenna system having an array of antenna elements. The method includes determining a... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090176518 - Apparatus and method for many-to-many mobile messaging: A many-to-many mobile messaging system and method comprising a mobile communication device operative to send a sequence of messages, wherein at least some of the messages are sent to a plurality of recipients and comprise message content and a set of destination indications for at least some of the plurality... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090176520 - Generating user contexts for targeted advertising: Embodiments herein disclose a method to facilitate user interaction to provide context sensitive content in a context generation system comprising of handheld devices with Bluetooth service activated, a plurality of Bluetooth terminals providing Bluetooth connectivity, a WLAN terminal and a central server, the method comprising a Bluetooth terminal delivering a... Agent: Rahman LLC

20090176517 - Multiple recipient messaging service for mobile device: A messaging application can be activated on a mobile device for determining whether messages were successfully transmitted from the mobile device to one or more specified recipients. The messaging application provides a user interface that allows the user to resend the message to those recipients who did not receive the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090176519 - 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

20090176521 - Text messaging conversation user interface functionality: A computer readable medium, method and user device for a user interface functionality for SMS and SMS-like message conversations is provided. A group of individual SMS messages is treated as a single entity by the SMS conversation UI, the SMS conversation history UI saves space by including the SMS editor... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D

20090176522 - Method for carrying out a survey of a plurality of participant communication devices, and corresponding communication drives: A method for carrying out a survey of a plurality of participant communication devices, and corresponding communication devices. In order to carry out a survey of a plurality of participant communication devices, each of these communication devices is successively assigned an exclusive transmission right to transmit at least one useful... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090176523 - Multi-transceiver portable radio communications device and related method: A portable radio communications device is for transmitting data and voice communications. The portable radio communications device may include a portable housing, a radio transceiver operating at a frequency in a range of 30 MHz-3000 MHz and being carried by the portable housing for direct communication with a corresponding radio... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090176524 - System and method for performing proximity-based communication via dynamically registered communication devices: A system and method for performing proximity-based communications through dynamic communication device registration is presented. Uniquely identified mobile communication devices are registered with a Service provider notice server. Subscribers of the mobile communications devices configure descriptive parameters, a localized physical coverage area, contact information and privacy preferences. Subscriber groups of... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property

20090176525 - Method and apparatus of signaling and procedure to support uplink power level determination: Method and apparatus are disclosed for determining a physical uplink power level for transmissions on a physical uplink channel. In one embodiment, a random access channel (RACH) uplink message is transmitted. The RACH uplink message includes a RACH message power level and/or a downlink pathloss figure. A downlink message including... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090176526 - Longitudinal personal health management system using mobile data capture: A system and method for tracking longitudinal data for the maintenance and management of health of an individual. The method entails marking numerous groceries, drugs, beverages, etc., with labels that may be read by a scanner or reader embedded in a PDA or cell phone or similar small electronic device,... Agent: Crockett & Crockett, P.C.

20090176527 - Mobile phone with camera: A mobile phone with camera includes a body, a display module, two support arms and a camera. The body has a first surface and a second surface. The first surface is perpendicular to the second surface, and the first surface has a concave section, which has two parallel sliding slots... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090176528 - Wireless telecommunication device: A wireless telecommunication device including a foreground unit, and a background unit that is physically separated from the foreground unit and in local communication with the foreground unit. The foreground unit is provided to support incoming calls independently of the background unit. Furthermore, the foreground unit and the background unit... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20090176529 - Systems and methods for mobile data storage and acquisition: Various data acquisition, storage and/or distribution systems and devices are described herein. As one example, a mobile data acquisition and distribution device is described. The device includes a non-volatile storage medium, a wireless interface, and a processor. The non-volatile storage medium includes instructions executable by the processor to: receive a... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)

20090176531 - Basestation maintenance systems and method: A method and system for maintaining a basestation system is provided. The basestation includes a basestation module. The system includes a translating system for translating at least a portion of the basestation module between a first position and a second position. The system includes a connection module for detachably connecting... Agent: Gowling, Lafleur & Henderson LLP

20090176530 - Method of dynamic overhead channel power allocation: The present invention provides a method for implementation in a base station that supports at least one downlink traffic channel and at least one overhead channel. The method includes determining power allocation(s) for overhead channel(s) based upon a measurement of downlink traffic channel power and a maximum transmission power of... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20090176532 - Character input apparatus and method for mobile terminal: A method for effectively inputting characters in an ultra-compact mobile terminal is disclosed. When the mobile terminal enters a character input mode, one of a plurality of key groups having at least one key block is displayed by manipulation a scroll key in an up or down direction, and characters... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090176535 - Communication terminal device and storage medium: The controller, under a condition where in association with a plurality of pieces of its own communication identifying information (for example, two subscriber directory numbers), divided screen information when dividing and displaying a predefined screen (standby screen) of a display unit by the number of subscriber directory numbers, and communication-related... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090176534 - Mobile terminal having flat panel sound output unit and vibration generation method for the same: A mobile terminal having a flat panel sound output unit and vibration generation method for the same are disclosed. When a user touches the mobile terminal, the user can feel a sense of touch through the flat panel sound output unit. The mobile terminal includes: a touch screen; a flat... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090176533 - Portable information apparatus, character display method in portable information apparatus, and program product for implementing the method: A portable information apparatus that enables its user to readily confirm an effect of modification of a displayed manner of a character during editing is provided. A character color modification process that is carried out by a control unit of a portable telephone as an embodiment of the portable information... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090176536 - Telephone comprising a perfected control keypad: The invention proposes a telephone (10), notably of the GSM type, which has a control device, consisting notably of a keypad (24) with keys (22) able to move overall vertically in an independent manner between an idle position and an actuation position, the individual actuation of which makes it possible... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090176537 - Hands-free mobile phone: A hands-free mobile phone includes a housing and a hands-free unit. The housing defines two outer slide channels and two inner slide channels inside the corresponding outer slide channels. Each outer slide channel includes an access hole, a pivot hole, and a coupling passage communicating the access hole with the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090176539 - No-cable stereo handsfree accessory: A handsfree accessory for a mobile communication device is provided. The handsfree accessory includes first and second earpieces each having a respective audio transducer, a microphone, and a transceiver. The transceiver is operatively coupled to the respective audio transducers and the microphone, and provides for wireless communication between the handsfree... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090176538 - Two-way communication device with detachable boom: Certain embodiments provide a two-way communication device that includes: a housing; a first microphone disposed on a boom that is removably attached to the housing; and a second microphone mounted with the housing, wherein when the boom is attached to the housing, the first microphone is operational and the second... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090176540 - Audio selection control for personal communication devices: The distribution of audio signals to either a headset or to a base unit (such as a cell phone) is determined by whether the headset is ready for use when a call is made or received. The headset is considered ready for use if it is powered on, has been... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20090176541 - Mobile wireless terminal device: In a mobile wireless terminal device comprising a first housing that contains a first substrate; an antenna that is disposed in an upper edge portion of the first housing; and a second housing that is disposed in the upper edge portion of the first housing in an openable/closeable manner through... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090176543 - Mobile communication device: A mobile communication device includes a first plate, and a second plate provided with guide rails on respective edges thereof and slidably coupled to the first plate. A main body is coupled to the first plate and a sub body is coupled to the second plate. Torsion springs are provided... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090176542 - Mobile computing device with moveable housing segments: A mobile computing device includes a first housing segment and a second housing segment. The first housing segment includes a display surface on a front exterior face. The second housing segment that is slideably coupled to the first housing segment to move between an extended position and a contracted position.... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP

  
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20090170422 - Method of controlling wireless communications: An exemplary method of controlling wireless communications includes generating a control signal that indicates a desired transmission timing of a plurality of interference signals from a respective plurality of interference devices. The control signal is transmitted to the plurality of interference devices.... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent

20090170423 - Wireless telecommunications signal inhibition: Wireless telecommunications is inhibited within a limited region by generating a noise signal within a frequency range of the wireless telecommunications and broadcasting the noise signal into the limited region. A system for inhibiting wireless communications includes a radio frequency noise generator generating a noise signal within a frequency range... Agent: Qwest Communications International Inc.

20090170424 - Low power mode for sdars receiver: The present invention implements a method and system for receiving content in a Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service (SDARS) system. The method includes receiving a first signal stream in an SDARS receiver, the first signal stream including the SDARS content. The method further includes receiving a second signal stream in... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20090170425 - Communications terminal, server, playback control method and program: The communications terminal comprises: a playback device which playbacks content; a reading device which reads in access information recorded on a prescribed recording medium, the access information being necessary for downloading the content which can be played back by the playback device, via a network; a communications device which downloads... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090170426 - Method of managing user equipment capabilities: The present invention is directed to a wireless communication system. Particularly, the present invention is directed to a method of managing a user equipment (UE) capability at a Mobility Management Entity (MME) via a base station of a network in a wireless communication system, the method comprising selectively forwarding an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090170428 - Methods of reducing interference including applying weights to provide correction signals and related systems: Methods of reducing interference in a satellite communications system may include receiving a plurality of feeder link signals and time aligning the plurality of feeder link signals to provide time aligned feeder link signals. At least two of the time aligned feeder link signals may be combined to provide reduced... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090170429 - Methods of reducing interference including calculation of weights based on errors and related systems: Methods of reducing interference in a satellite communications system may include receiving a plurality of feeder link signals and time aligning the plurality of feeder link signals to provide time aligned feeder link signals. At least two of the time aligned feeder link signals may be combined to provide reduced... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090170427 - Methods of reducing interference including determination of feeder link signal error and related systems: Methods of reducing interference in a satellite communications system may include receiving a plurality of feeder link signals and time aligning the plurality of feeder link signals to provide time aligned feeder link signals. At least two of the time aligned feeder link signals may be combined to provide reduced... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090170430 - Time stamped packet data interface between a modem and an rf unit: System and method for providing a timestamp packetized data interface between an RF unit and a modem. According to one embodiment, the RF unit receives an inbound RF signal, processes and demodulates the inbound RF signal to generate samples, generates a timestamp indicative of when the inbound RF signal was... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090170431 - Device, system, and method of establishing multiple wireless connections: Device, system, and method of establishing multiple wireless connections. For example, a system includes: a tag to store wireless connection information readable by a mobile device, the wireless connection information including: a first connection information item including data to support establishment of a first wireless communication link between the mobile... Agent: Shiloh Et Al.

20090170433 - Inductive communications system: A bidirectional asymmetric system is provided with a first node and a second node. The first node has a first transmitter that produces a modulated magnetic flux and a first exciter receiver that acts to receive data at the first node. The second node is coupled to the first node... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20090170432 - Service provisioning utilizing near field communication: Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, apparatuses, and programming instructions configured to enable a device to receive provisioning data over a Near Field Communication link, and utilize the provisioning data to receive services.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20090170435 - Data format conversion for bluetooth-enabled devices: Format converters and methods of performing data format conversion are provided. The format converters may convert compressed data into a different compressed format that is compatible with the Bluetooth transmission standard. The format converter may decompose the compressed data into frequency domain data streams of different frequency sub-bands. The format... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20090170434 - Method of vehicle to vehicle communication: A method of communicating information that has been formatted for Internet publication from a principal vehicle using short range wireless communication components to communicate with a second vehicle. The method includes storing a web page (blog, social networking page, etc.) or other information formatted for Internet publication in the principal... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20090170436 - Wireless headset with fm transmitter: A method and device are provided for relaying audio from a source audio device via a wireless headset. Audio signals are received from the source audio device via a first wireless communications protocol. Instructions are received to activate a transmitter associated with a second wireless communications protocol different from the... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090170439 - Channel estimation method operable to cancel a dominant disturber signal from a received signal: A processing module produces improved main channel estimate. This process involves initially estimating the channel impulse response. This result is based on and combined with a known sequences such as that provided by training sequences of the midamble within RF bursts. From this combination, it is possible to produce an... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090170438 - Method and system for reducing signal interference: Signals propagating on an aggressor communication channel can cause interference in a victim communication channel. A sensor coupled to the aggressor channel can obtain a sample of the aggressor signal. The sensor can be integrated with or embedded in a system, such as a flex circuit or a circuit board,... Agent: King & Spalding

20090170437 - Speed estimation and power control based on cqi reports: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate utilizing different power control algorithms as a function of access terminal speed. For instance, instantaneous Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) reports can be inverted for slow moving access terminals while long-term geometry inversion (e.g., average CQI report inversion) can be utilized for quick moving... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090170440 - Interference mitigation in wireless networks: A method of mitigating interference between a private access point and an access terminal in a radio access network, where the private access point uses a shared carrier frequency that is shared with a macro access point, and where the access terminal has an idle operational state and an active... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090170442 - Mobile radio terminal and mobile communication system: Each of a mobile station and a base station stores a Wideband CQI table and a Subband CQI table. At the mobile station, a control unit transmits a CQI report value indicating Wideband CQI, and an index (Index S) indicating a differential value of a Diff reference value based on... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090170441 - Radio communication device and method for processing measurement control information in a communication device: In various embodiments, a communication device and a method for processing measurement control information in a communication device are provided. In an embodiment, system information and a system information identifier are stored by the communication device in a first connection state and the system information identifier is transmitted to the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090170443 - Radio communication system and apparatus: A radio communication system in which a first radio communication apparatus selects a transmission format from among a plurality of transmission formats to transmit data according to a selected transmission format and a second radio communication apparatus receives the data transmitted from the first radio communication apparatus. The first radio... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090170444 - Software defined radio with configurable multi-band front-end: A software defined radio (SDR) for communicating a plurality of radio signals over a wireless communications network. The radio comprising: a programmable system having a plurality of digital processors for processing digital data representing a digital form of the plurality of radio signals, the programmable system also for configuring operation... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

20090170446 - Rf radio broadcast transceiver: Transceiver comprising a low power RF radio broadcast transmitter having means to modulate a transmitter carrier frequency with a baseband modulation signal as well as transmitter tuning means to vary said transmitter carrier frequency within an RF radio broadcast band. To secure that operation of said transmitter means will not... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.

20090170445 - System and method for tuning baseband filters in wireless transceivers: A system and method for tuning baseband filters in wireless transceivers. A method comprises coupling a radio frequency (RF) signal generated by the wireless transmitter at an input of a wireless receiver, the RF signal having a desired frequency, measuring a magnitude of the coupled RF signal at an output... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090170447 - Shared antenna architecture for multiple co-located radio modules: A shared antenna architecture for multiple co-located radio modules is disclosed. For example, an apparatus may include an antenna, a first transceiver to communicate wirelessly across a first link, a second transceiver to communicate wirelessly across a second link, and a shared antenna structure communicatively coupled to the first transceiver,... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090170448 - Master-slave local oscillator porting between radio integrated circuits: A technique to share a local oscillator signal between two radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs). The local oscillator signal generated internally by one RFIC is ported to the other RFIC for use in transmit or receive operation. The local oscillator signal that is ported may be an RF local oscillator... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090170449 - Cellular communication device with wireless pointing device function: A device includes a first wireless transceiver adapted to communicate over a cellular network, a second wireless transceiver adapted to communicate over a local network separate from the cellular network, and a mechanism adapted to report movement information to a computer via the second wireless transceiver. The mechanism is optionally... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20090170450 - Wireless communication device employing controlled inter-part impedances for hearing aid compatibility: A method and apparatus for providing a hearing aid compatible wireless electronic device is disclosed. The apparatus may include a lower housing having a wireless transceiver, upper housing including an earpiece, hinge assembly, and a pair of reactive matching element along with predefined placement of the wireless transceiver. The reactive... Agent: Prass LLP

20090170451 - Power control in telecommunications networks: A method for controlling a radio frequency (RF) transmitter, the method having an integrating controller to produce a reference value of a first quality measure from a first error signal; producing an estimated value of the first quality measure relating to an actual value of the first quality measure; and... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090170452 - Integrated rf-if converter: A frequency conversion apparatus includes a frequency generation circuit, which is based on a first semiconductor material having a first elemental composition and is coupled to generate one or more Local Oscillator (LO) signals. The apparatus further includes a conversion circuit, which is based on a second semiconductor material having... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd

20090170453 - Device, system, and method of providing biasing power: Device, system, and method of providing biasing power. For example, an apparatus includes a voltage-controlled current source to provide biasing current to a Radio Frequency power amplifier based on a voltage of an incoming signal indicating a command to activate the Radio Frequency power amplifier, the incoming signal received from... Agent: Shiloh Et Al.

20090170454 - Current limiting circuit for rf power amplifier: A current limiting circuit, especially for an RF power amplifier (PA) having a power control loop. The circuit is adapted to sense a representation of a bias current fed to a final stage of the PA. The sensed representation of the bias current is compared to a predetermined reference current... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090170455 - Receive diversity and multiple input multiple output (mimo) using multiple mobile devices: A mobile device that includes an antenna, an interface, and an application. The antenna is capable of receiving a signal. The interface is capable of receiving a second signal in synchronization with the signal and the application is configured to perform receive diversity processing using the signal and the second... Agent: Moore And Van Allen PLLC For Semc

20090170456 - Coherent tunable filter apparatus and wireless communication front-end circuit thereof: A front-end circuit with coherent tunable filters is provided. The circuit includes a first filter, an amplifier, and a second filter. The amplifier is coupled to the first filter, and the second filter is coupled to the amplifier. Furthermore, the amplifier is placed between the first and second filters. The... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090170457 - Satellite radio recorder predictive buffering: Aspects of the invention buffer user preferred radio content on a radio system by monitoring the content on multiple channels in case a user desires to record one of the monitored channels. The content on the monitored channels is buffered from the start of the radio content (i.e. song, talk... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090170458 - Method and receiver for identifying a leading edge time period in a received radio signal: A method for identifying a leading edge time period of a received radio signal includes identifying a greatest energy time period in a sequence of time periods. The received radio signal has a greatest average energy in the greatest energy time period. The method also includes identifying a least energy... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20090170459 - Power management of radio transceiver elements: A radio receiver includes a power control module for selectively powering down and powering up radio receiver elements in between known communication periods according to one aspect of the present invention. According to a second aspect of the invention, the radio receiver operates in a low power mode of operation... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090170460 - Amplifier gain control: The present invention discloses an automatic gain controller with an amplifier (10) having an amplifier output connected to a mixer (20) and a receiver signal strength indicator (100) connected to the amplifier output and to a first counter (60). The first counter (60) is adapted to produce a signal to... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090170461 - Antenna diversity receiver: An antenna diversity receiver includes a plurality of antennas, an antenna selector unit, an RF module unit, a logic gate unit, a power detector unit, and a selection controller unit. The antenna selector unit selects one of the antennas. The RF module unit converts an RF RX signal received from... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090170462 - Method for attenuating a high frequency emission from a clocked system: The method provides the following steps: determining a temporally averaged maximum value, which the power of the high frequency emission of the clocked system must not exceed in a predefined frequency band; modulating an oscillating frequency provided by the oscillator as the excitation source with a frequency deviation so that... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090170463 - Correcting for phase noise of an oscillator: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for digitizing a phase noise value indicative of a level of phase noise present in a LO signal and downconverting an RF signal to a second frequency signal using the LO signal. This downconversion can cause the phase noise to be... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090170464 - Enhanced mixer device: This device (12, 14) for mixing radiofrequency signals (RF) comprises: —a mixer circuit (18, 20) adapted to mix at least two signals, one of which is a radiofrequency signal; and —a current mirror circuit (22, 24) receiving signals delivered by the mixer circuit and delivering output signals. Wherein said current... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090170465 - Electronic mixer: The present invention discloses a mixer comprising with an input stage (100) for receiving and amplifying input signals (VINP, VINN) and an output stage (300) for outputting output signals (Voutp, Voutn). A switching stage (200) is coupled between the input stage (100) and the output stage (300), the switching stage... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090170466 - Circuit with programmable signal bandwidth and method thereof: A circuit with programmable signal bandwidth is provided. The circuit includes a first charge and discharge device, a first reset device, and a first variable capacitor device. The first reset device is coupled to the first charge and discharge device, and the first variable capacitor device is coupled to the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090170467 - Using auxiliary information to direct users of wireless devices to safety in response to emergency alert system alerts: A method and a wireless device (120, 122) utilize auxiliary information associated with an emergency alert system alert message to direct a user of the wireless device (120, 122) to safety. A wireless communication system (102) wirelessly transmits an emergency alert system (EAS) alert message to a wireless device (120,... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20090170468 - Prompting and directing users to safety during emergency situations: A method and wireless device augment and manage, respectively, emergency alert messages with additional emergency information. An emergency alert message is determined to have been sent (404) to one or more wireless devices (102) in a given area. The emergency alert message is analyzed (406) to determine a type of... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20090170470 - method, apparatus or software for managing a call in a telecommunications network: A method, apparatus and software is disclosed for managing a call in a telecommunications network, in which an instruction from a calling device to establish a call to a destination is received; a first command to connect a first call leg to the calling device is issued; the first call... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090170469 - Accurate billing for services used across multiple serving nodes: A method, wireless service node, and wireless communication system, are provided to manage wireless service usage and service node migration in the wireless communication system. A registration request from a wireless device (108) is received. A charging session associated with the wireless device (108) is established with a billing server... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090170471 - Security cellular radio activation and registration via sms: A system and method for activating and registering a security system with a cellular provider using SMS messages is provided. The SMS messages used for activating and registering the security system are generated in a format that is predetermined by the processing station in order to provide a uniform structure... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090170472 - Shared network infrastructure: Two or more communications applications are executed on a shared processing platform to process signals received from and transmitted to wireless devices according to a communications protocol, the shared processing platform having shared hardware resources including memory and at least one data processor. A security mechanism is provided to enable... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090170476 - Apparatus and method for executing the handoff process in wireless networks: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for executing the handoff process in the wireless networks. The apparatus comprises a processor to execute an identity checking mechanism. When a wireless network station wants to move from a source AP to a destination AP, the wireless network station sends an authentication request... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.

20090170474 - Method and device for authenticating trunking control messages: A transmitting device generates a header, at least one data block, a first message authentication code (MAC), and an authentication indicator to create a trunking control message. The trunking control message is transmitted to a receiving device, such that, upon receipt of the trunking control message by the receiving device,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090170477 - Method to mask cell identifiers or location area codes of a mobile network with respect to a mobile terminal: A method to mask static cell identifiers or static location area codes of a mobile network a mobile terminal and a masking module integrated in equipment belonging to the architecture of the network under consideration, of generating all or part of dynamic cell identifiers or dynamic location area codes from... Agent: Perman & Green

20090170473 - Radio communication device and method for booting a radio communication device: In various embodiments of the invention, a radio communication device and a method for booting a radio communication device are provided. In an embodiment of the invention, an operating system code of a processor is loaded during execution of an authentication procedure code.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090170475 - Secure mobile base station connections: In addition to other aspects disclosed, through a non-secure network, one or more bidirectional secure logical connections are established between a mobile base station and a secure network interface.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090170478 - Method of providing voicemails to a wireless information device: Voicemail is received at a voicemail server and converted to an audio file format; it is then sent or streamed over a wide area network to a voice to text transcription system comprising a network of computers. One of the networked computers plays back the voice message to an operator... Agent: Mark David Fox, Esq.

20090170482 - Acquisition of a voice signature for status tracking and proof of delivery of shipped goods: A method used in the acquisition of a voice signature associated with the status or tracking of shipped goods is provided. The method includes initiating a call and/or data communication between a remote user and/or device and a shipment tracking system and vice versa. The call and/or data communication is... Agent: Mclauchlan & Siegele Attn: Robert Mclauchlan

20090170481 - Apparatus and method for providing sim application toolkit in mobile communication system: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for installing a downloaded applet of an SAT list in portable terminal. The apparatus includes a controller for conducting an applet installation process. The applet is downloaded and requested based on user's selection of an item from the SAT list which... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090170480 - Systems and methods for intelligent and customizable communications between devices: Systems and methods for providing a communications system are provided. The communications system can provide intelligent communications between devices, in which the system can identify appropriate communication modes for incoming communications requests based on a user's preferences and availability. The communications system can determine whether a user is participating in... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090170479 - Virtual rooms for portable communication device and method: A portable electronic device such as a mobile telephone is used with a global satellite navigation system (e.g., GPS) to set up a number of respective profiles that have one or more respective operational settings for the mobile phone, each coordinated with a respective area, such as a home area,... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090170484 - Radio frequency-controlled telecommunication device: Provided are telecommunications devices and systems which incorporate and use radio frequency (RF) tag technology. Telecommunications devices in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention incorporate RF transceivers (readers) which are configured to read associated RF transponders (tags) in order to automatically dial desired telephone numbers without the need... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090170483 - System and method for transmitting information using a mobile phone: A technique is provided for providing information to a customer within a store. A mobile phone is provided that is adapted to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) devices and wireless Internet Protocol (IP) based network, or Internet system, as well as operate as a cellular phone. The mobile phone... Agent: General Electric Company (pcpi) C/o Fletcher Yoder

20090170485 - Mobile information providing and transaction system: A method and a system (200) for providing specific information on demand to at least one requester on a mobile messaging network are disclosed. The method and system involve the steps of receiving a query from the at least one requester and extracting at least one search character from the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090170487 - Method and device for displaying caller information: The present invention discloses a method and device for displaying caller information. The method includes: obtaining caller identification from a received traffic request; searching for the caller information corresponding to the caller identification, according to the caller identification; and displaying the caller information in a display format preset by a... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090170486 - Urgent communications: A communications system by which a user may provide inputs using an accessory device is provided. The accessory device may provide instructions to the communications device over any suitable wired or wireless communications path. The accessory device may include any suitable input mechanism for providing an input, including for example... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20090170488 - Group call management: Embodiments of the present invention relate to the coordination of group calls involving mobile terminals in telecommunications networks. In one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a method of managing a group call involving a plurality of mobile communications devices, said plurality of mobile communications devices being registered with a... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20090170489 - Method for the transmission of data to at least one listening user of an on-going group call immediately after switching speakers: An uplink group call channel is assigned to a second user who acts as the new speaker in order to switch the speaker function from a first user to the second user in an on-going group call within a mobile radio system. The mobile radio system has at least one... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090170490 - Binding cache support in a load balanced sysplex: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for Mobile IPv6 binding cache support for a load balanced sysplex. In one embodiment of the invention, a load balancing sysplex can be configured for mobile device binding cache support. The sysplex can include a distributor coupled... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090170491 - Mdn switching between telematics devices: Aspects of the present invention provide for a telematics subscriber and provider to facilitate a wireless carrier to associate a cellular telephone number from a subscriber's previous telematics unit to a subscriber's newly purchased telematics unit. In addition, the telematics provider reconfigures a new telematics device in a newly purchased... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090170493 - Method and apparatus for controlling a mobile phone device: A method and apparatus for controlling operation of a communication device is provided. In one embodiment, a mobile phone device includes: a communication section configured to perform radio communication; an operation section including number keys and a call-initiating key; and a control section configured to activate, on the basis of... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090170494 - System and method for provisioning service flows in broadband wireless access communication: Disclosed is a system and a method for provisioning service flows in broadband wireless access communication. In a broadband wireless access communication system, if a base station receives a registration request message from a mobile station, and if the base station inserts information about service flows to be provisioned by... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090170492 - User-programmed automated communications: A communications device may be programmed to initiate a communications operation when a particular condition is met. The user may set any suitable condition, including for example a date and time, location, event, received or sent communications operation, or any other suitable criteria. The user may select any suitable contact... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090170495 - Cellular radio communicator and method for configuring the same: A wireless communications device comprising a communications section adapted to communicate with a remote device using at least two wireless carriers, a signal detection section for detecting a control signal in a communications path between the wireless communications device and the at least two wireless carriers, said signal detection section... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090170496 - Device and method of managing data communications of a device in a network via a split tunnel mode connection: A device and a method for managing data communications of a device in a network are provided. The method includes establishing a secure communication connection for the device with a service provider via a tunnel mode connection. A determination is then made whether the device is part of a trusted... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090170498 - Method and apparatus for expedited cell reselection during access procedures for cellular mobile stations: A method, apparatus, and electronic device for establishing a cellular connection are disclosed. A processor 104 may select a primary telecommunication cell. A primary radio 212 may decode a primary connection parameter for the primary telecommunication cell. The primary radio 212 may execute an initial primary connection attempt with the... Agent: Prass LLP

20090170497 - Probabilistic interference mitigation for wireless cellular networks: An interference mitigation system randomizes transmissions to cell-edge users by carefully controlling the probability of transmission to these users, thereby creating a virtual fractional frequency system that does not require extensive frequency management and coordination across the network. In some embodiments, the interference mitigation system identifies severely interfered links and... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C.

20090170499 - Method and apparatus for estimating speech quality: A method of estimating the quality of speech information associated with a voice call over a communication system comprising a core network and an access network where speech information is carried between the access network and the core network and within the core network in frames. The method comprises determining... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090170500 - Radio apparatus and radio communication method: A controller selects M resource blocks having most preferable CQI values from Ncqi resource blocks on the basis of the reception signal qualities of the Ncqi resource blocks measured by a reception signal quality measuring unit. The controller then obtains the position information of the M resource blocks and the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090170502 - Automatic mobile device backup: Embodiments of systems and methods for automatic backup of a user's data stored on a mobile device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes storing a user information from a memory of a mobile communication device into a database; determining a status of the mobile communication device; and when... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090170501 - Scanning for a wireless device: A system and method are disclosed to achieve improvements in scanning that can be implemented by a wireless device. A method to control scanning performed by a mobile unit includes detecting the presence or absence of audio for transmission from the mobile unit. A performance of a scan can be... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.

20090170504 - Communication terminal, communication method, and communication program: According to an aspect of an embodiment, a communication terminal connectable to a communication network system transmits user data obtained by one communication terminal gaining a voice to other communication terminals through a network. The communication terminal includes a transmitter, a receiver, a voice request part which receives a voice... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20090170503 - Telecommunication system, mobile phone and calling method: The present invention provides a telecommunication system, a mobile phone and a calling method adapted for the telecommunication system. The telecommunication system includes a mobile phone connected to a wireless network and a wired phone connected to a wired network. The mobile phone and the wired phone communicate each other... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090170505 - Radiation relay process and apparatus: A process and apparatus is provided for the transmission of radionuclide spectral information from a remote location. The process facilitates the use of a handheld radiation detector to detect a spectrum of radiation from a radiation source such as a cargo ship at sea. The process facilitates the downloading of... Agent: J. Bennett Mullinax, LLC

20090170506 - System and method for preventing lapses of communication in radio voice communications: A system and method are provided for preventing lapses of communication in radio voice communications. The system may include a communications transceiver for transmitting signals through a communications antenna. A protection antenna, which may be isolated from the communications antenna, may obtain a received signal from a remote transmitter. The... Agent: Loza & Loza LLP

20090170507 - Location updating method and apparatus for mobile terminal in radio network: A location updating method and apparatus for a mobile terminal in a radio network is provided for preventing a location updating request of a mobile terminal from being rejected by a network with an invalid cause of a rejection. The location updating method for a mobile terminal includes receiving a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090170508 - Method of searching code sequence in mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a method of searching a code sequence in a cell based mobile communication system, by which a receiving side is able to code sequence detection efficiently. In a code sequence transmitting method for an efficient code sequence search in a mobile communication system, the code... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090170510 - Neighbor cell management method and apparatus for a mobile terminal: A neighbor cell management method and apparatus is provided for adjusting a number of neighbor cells to be managed adaptive to a mobility and electric field status of a mobile terminal. The neighbor cell management method determines a number of cell changes in a first interval as counted by a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090170509 - System and method for modulation scheme changes: A system and method are disclosed that allow changes of a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) without overhead signaling. A priori, a network device and a user device know the manner in which the MCS will be changed. In one embodiment, the network device indicates the MCS to be used... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090170511 - Group network forming method and group network system: To allow mobile communication terminal apparatuses or a plurality of communication terminal apparatuses, which are connected to a network of the communication terminal apparatuses belonging to home electrical products or the like, to participate in a group network service; reduce the user's burdens in registering with the group network; and... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090170512 - Maintaining ims registration while disconnected from ip bearer: user equipment while the user equipment is disconnected from the system. The user equipment connects to the proxy and establishes a proxy session with the proxy. The proxy opens a proxy session for the user equipment, establishes a registration within said IMS network for IMS services on behalf of the... Agent: Coats & Bennett/oz

20090170513 - Mobile station, radio access network apparatus and resource request method: A mobile station includes an identifier selection unit selecting one identifier among identifiers supplied in advance when the mobile station initiates communications and a connection request signal generation unit generating a connection request signal including the identifier. A radio access network apparatus includes a response signal generation unit, in response... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090170515 - Base station and handover control method: Embodiments of the present invention make it possible to reduce loss and delay of downlink user data transmitted at regular time intervals in a mobile communication system employing a hard handover method, and make it possible to easily perform high-quality handover solely by a handover-starting base station. A base station... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090170514 - Communication method, user equipment and radio base station in radio communication system: A user equipment transmits information for a radio base station using either of radio resources associated with individual multi-beams, which may be formed by the radio base station, and the radio base station performs reception processing of the radio resources for the individual multi-beams.... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090170519 - Handoff for cellular and internet protocol telephony: A telephone system supports communication with user devices over both a cellular radio network as well as over an Internet Protocol (IP) network, and enables roaming and active call handoff between cellular and IP domains. Components of the system interact with conventional cellular telephone systems, for example, by emulating behavior... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20090170517 - Method and apparatus for handling uplink transmission rate in a handover region: The present invention is attained by a network nodes such as radio base stations and radio network controllers and methods m a cellular radio telecommunications network for providing a radio air interface to at least a first mobile terminal m at least a first radio coverage area, hereinafter referred to... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090170516 - Method and arrangements for providing information regarding gan coverage in the cellular radio communication network: The present invention relates to control of GAN-enabled mobile stations operating in a cell of the cellular radio communication network. A signal is transmitted S514 in a cell in a cellular radio communication network, which comprises information that indicates to GAN-enabled mobile stations (MS, MS201) that they may find GAN... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090170518 - System and method for providing a handoff leg associated with a preexisting leg in a network environment: A method for facilitating communications between wireless networks is provided that includes communicating with a mobile station and transferring a communication session from a first wireless link to a second wireless link. The mobile station is operable to negotiate a first wireless link with a first wireless network, to establish... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090170520 - Adaptation of portable base stations into cellular networks: A method includes modifying at least one communications protocol packet being passed between at least one of a plurality of portable base stations and a core network, such that the core network considers the plurality of portable base stations as a single base station.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090170521 - Seamless hand-off of bluetooth pairings: Apparatus, methods, and systems are disclosed for pairing a first wireless device with a second wireless device and establishing an identifier. The first wireless device transmits to the second wireless device from the first wireless device with the identifier. The first wireless device shares the identifier with a third wireless... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090170522 - Resource restricted allocation in long-term evolution: A method, user equipment, network device, and software product enable allocation of a number of resource blocks over a downlink to the user equipment. The resource blocks are grouped into a number of groups of the blocks, the number of groups being no greater than a maximum number. The resource... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090170523 - System and method for multilevel scheduling: A method and apparatus for determining multilevel scheduling of a reverse link communication. An embodiment includes estimating capacity on the reverse link based on the sector load. An embodiment includes estimating load contribution based on an estimated signal-to-noise ratio. An embodiment includes estimating capacity available to schedule based on a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090170524 - Method and system for performing service admission control: To this end the method comprises the steps of receiving a service admission request from a device of the cellular network, sending a resource reservation request to the broadband device for enabling said service on the broadband network, receiving a resource reservation response from the broadband device and responding to... Agent: Joseph J. Laks Patent Operations

20090170525 - Attaching location data to a sms message: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for attaching location data to a SMS message. A system includes a first wireless device configured with a wireless interface operable to communicate with a wireless interface in a first personal navigation device using a Bluetooth wireless protocol, the first personal navigation device... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (sv3)

20090170526 - Determining position of a node and representing the position as a position probability space: Methods and apparatus are provided for determining and representing a location or position of a node in a network. When the node receives position measurement information from a reference node, the node generates, based on the position measurement information, a position probability space (PPS) which defines a space that encompasses... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090170527 - System and method for location area planning in mobile communication networks under delay bound: In one of many possible embodiments, a method of locating a mobile terminal within a location area of a mobile communication network is provided. In the method, a threshold is set by calculating a sum of all location probabilities in the location area and dividing the sum by a maximum... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090170528 - Subscriber selective, area-based service control: A method for use in controlling a mobile device's access to one or more wireless communications networks (WCNs) with an overlaid wireless location system (WLS) includes monitoring a set of one or more predefined signaling links of at least one WCN, and detecting an event associated with the mobile device.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090170530 - Device system and method for providing availability status and alternate contact information within a wireless keep-quiet zone: A system and method for providing notification of a user's presence in a wireless keep-quiet geographic zone includes a fixed infrastructure device capable of conducting short-range wireless communication, and a server communicatively coupled to the fixed infrastructure device, accessible to a calling party, and including a phone book, wherein the... Agent: Mayback & Hoffman, P.A.

20090170529 - Emergency exit routing using wireless devices during emergency situations: A method and wireless device direct a user to safety during an emergency situation. A wireless device (102) receives an emergency signal (121) from an emergency alerting device (120). The wireless device (102) extracts directional information from the emergency signal (121). The wireless device (102) directs a user to an... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20090170532 - Event-based modes for electronic devices: Event-based modes of operation are supported on an electronic device. One or more event-based modes of operation may be automatically or selectively applied to the device when a new life event is detected. The device's previous mode of operation may be backed up to the device or a network location... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20090170531 - Method and apparatus for transmitting meeting opportunity alert messages to users of mobile terminals located in the same geographical area: A LBS (location-based service) in which users equipped with a localizable mobile communication terminal advantageously receive “alert” messages when they have an opportunity to meet someone located in their geographic vicinity and having a profile matching their own profile. In particular, users, who may be associated with a given group... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 2f-192 Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20090170533 - System and related method for road traffic monitoring: A road traffic monitoring system includes: a first input for receiving position estimations of mobile terminals; a second input for receiving input specifications chosen depending on the type of service for which such monitoring is performed; and an output for generating road traffic maps, each road traffic map being associated... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090170534 - 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

20090170535 - 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

20090170536 - Automatic language selection for text input in messaging context: A method of controlling a keypad input mode for a text message entered on an electronic equipment for wireless communication (1) is provided that comprises steps for determining a language setting for the text message (S1) and for setting the keypad input mode to a dictionary-based disambiguation mode related to... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090170538 - Mobile location sharing system: A mobile location sharing system comprising: enabling a sender wireless device to send a payload including a location descriptor and a list of target identifiers to a group of targets; identifying a preferred communication mode for each in the group of targets; selecting a transmission format for the preferred communication... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru

20090170539 - Preventing replay-type attacks on a vehicle communications system: A method and system for preventing replay-type attacks on a vehicle communications system that sends short message service (SMS) messages between a call center and a fleet of vehicles. The method uses separate sequence counters maintained at the call center and at each of the vehicles in the fleet to... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20090170540 - 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

20090170541 - 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

20090170537 - Vehicle telematics unit data upload deferral: A method for deferring a telematics data upload from a vehicle equipped with wireless telephony and wireless networking communications devices. The method steps include detecting the availability of a connection to one or more wireless networks along with an associated time of day during which the connection is available, determining... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20090170542 - System and method for minimizing inter-communications system mobile station-to-mobile station interference: A system and method for minimizing inter-communications system mobile-to-mobile station interference includes a plurality of base stations (BS A and BS B) and a plurality of mobile stations (MS A and MS B) each communicating with a base station using a first mode of communication. A first mobile station (MS... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090170543 - Method and apparatus to maintain network coverage when using a transport media to communicate with a remote antenna: In a cellular communications system having a centralized radio processing portion (a base station hotel) in communication with a plurality of remote air interface radio portions (or radio heads) over a transport medium, the centralized radio processing portion compensates for a fixed delay associated with the transport medium coupling the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Zo Attn: Patent Docketing

20090170544 - Field device search system: The field device search system is composed of a plurality of field devices having a wireless transmitting/receiving capability and an information terminal having a receiving capability to receive radio waves from a field device, wherein the information terminal includes a radio wave receiver, a CPU (arithmetic means), a display part,... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090170545 - Cognitive radio communication apparatus and method which adaptably controls sensing reference level: A cognitive radio communication apparatus and method which adaptably controls a sensing reference level based on a transmission power of a transmitter is provided. A cognitive radio communication apparatus includes a sensing reference level control unit to adaptably control a sensing reference level based on a transmission power of a... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090170546 - Wireless communication system, communication terminal and computer-readable storage medium storing wireless communication control program: A wireless communication system comprised of a control terminal and controlled terminals which belong to one or a plurality of groups, the control information being transmitted in group units, the control terminal includes a transmission order determination device determining an order of transmission destination groups to which the control information... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090170547 - Interference mitigation in wireless networks: An access terminal is enabled to communicate with a private access point while interference caused by the access terminal is mitigated. A maximum allowable transmit rate of the access terminal for communication with the private access point is determined. The access terminal is caused to communicate at a transmit rate... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090170549 - Method for controlling transmission power of hs-scch in umts system: A method for controlling a power of a shared control channel for high speed downlink shared channel (HS-SCCH) in a system adopting a high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) technique is disclosed, which can control power of HS-SCCH by using the DPCH channel configured in each UE. Especially, by transmitting... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090170548 - System and method for global power control: A system and method are provided for global transmission power control in a wireless communication device. The method comprises: measuring the received power of a receiving device; collecting the received power measurements, and accepting a received power threshold; and, generating the optimal transmit power level for a transmitting device, in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090170553 - Communication device and method for input interface auto-lock thereof: A communication device and a method for auto-locking an input interface thereof are provided. In the present invention, an external volume received by the communication device having the input interface is determined when the communication device enters a communication mode. Thereafter, the external volume is compared to a predetermined volume.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090170550 - Method and apparatus for portable phone based noise cancellation: A system includes a mobile phone configured to create an inverted signal having characteristics inverse to identified noise components of a detected audio signal. The mobile phone is configured to provide the inverted signal as an output to a headphone, such that a combination of the identified noise components and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090170551 - Method for providing a quick list using an end key and mobile communication device using the same: A method for providing a quick list using an end key applied in a mobile communication device is disclosed. The mobile communication device receives a trigger signal generated by pressing an end key thereof and determines whether the time of continuously receiving the trigger signal reaches a predefined threshold value.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090170552 - Method of switching profiles and related mobile device: To switch a profile in a mobile device, the mobile device captures an input when the mobile device detects a predetermined condition, and the mobile device switches the profile according to the input. The predetermined condition could include detection of motion or rest, or recurring update periods. Examples of inputs... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090170554 - Device, system, and method of selectively activating a wireless network connection: Device, system, and method of selectively activating a wireless network connection. In some demonstrative embodiments, a mobile device may include a wireless network communication unit capable of communicating with an access-point over a wireless network connection; a personal-area-network communication unit capable of communicating with one or more other mobile devices... Agent: Shiloh Et Al.

20090170555 - Dynamic mobility management selection: A mobility service and control function (MSCF), operating in an application layer of a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), selects and controls a plurality of mobility services. These mobility services may include session initiation protocol (SIP), Internet protocol (IP) Multimedia subsystem (IMS), voice call continuity (VCC), mobile IP (MIP), proxy MIP... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090170557 - Systems and methods for enabling communication features utilizing various bearer media: A client device capable of utilizing a plurality of media for facilitating communication. The plurality of media may include a first medium implemented based on a first set of communication standards and a second medium implemented based on a second set of communication standards, wherein the second set of communication... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.

20090170556 - Wireless communication device, wireless communication program storage medium, and wireless communication method: An amount of data accumulated in a data-receiving buffer is monitored. When the accumulated amount of data exceeds a threshold, a control PDU indicating that the accumulated amount of data exceeds the threshold is generated and transmitted to a data transmitter.... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20090170558 - Mobile security device: The security device contains at least a main unit with a number of wired external sensors and detectors. The main unit itself has built-in image capturing and motion detection capabilities that can be operated independently or to provide additional confirmation to the events detected by the external sensors and detectors.... Agent: Leong C Lei

20090170559 - Mobile telephone with two antennas for use in contactless payments: A mobile telephone includes conventional features such as a housing, a speaker, a microphone, an antenna by which voice signals are transmitted and received, and electronic circuitry which handles the sending and receiving of voice signals. The mobile telephone includes two more antennas, one adjacent the front surface of the... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20090170560 - Base station, receiving apparatus, and receiver trouble diagnosing method: A receiver of a wireless base station that uses a simple mode to detect a failure is provided, and an SW 201 switches whether an input port of the receiver 133 is to be connected with an antenna 114 or to be terminated. An LNA (a low noise amplifier) 205... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090170561 - Mobile phone and dialing method thereof: A dialing method of a mobile phone having no physical keyboard is provided. The dialing method includes the following steps. Firstly, a dialing instruction is enabled. Then, a virtual keyboard and a voice recognition module are enabled according to the dialing instruction, so as to receive an input datum from... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090170562 - Speed dial configuration of a mobile terminal for a mobile telecommunications network from a remote service: The method is presented for speed dial configuration of a mobile terminal for a mobile telecommunications network. The method involves the following steps in the mobile terminal. A speed dial command is detected from a user of the mobile terminal, whereupon communication is established with a remote service over the... Agent: Perman & Green

20090170565 - Mobile communication terminal: The mobile communication terminal is configured to include: a connecting state detecting part 18 adapted to determine whether a display screen 2a is in the vertically long state or the horizontally long state; a display object storage part 20 adapted to store first and second display objects to be displayed... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090170566 - Mobile terminal having rear keypad: A mobile terminal having a rear keypad is provided. The mobile terminal includes: a main body having a front surface and a rear surface opposite to the front surface; a touch screen disposed at the front surface of the main body; and a key input device having a keypad disposed... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090170564 - Organic electro luminescense display apparatus and application thereof: A technology for reducing the so-called “phosphor burn-in” phenomenon where the variation of luminance arises by reducing display luminance of a certain pixel caused by deterioration in a display apparatus constituted by an organic electro luminescence element is provided. In the display apparatus, when displaying an image acquired by an... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090170563 - Voice communication device: A portable electronic device (100) such as a mobile phone includes a plurality of microphones arranged/configured at different locations and for receiving audio input from different directions. A signal processor (127) electronically connected with the microphones separate the audio input into a plurality of isolated voice signals and an audio... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090170567 - Hands-free communication: A communications system by which a user may provide inputs using an accessory device is provided. The accessory device may provide instructions to the communications device over any suitable wired or wireless communications path. The accessory device may include any suitable input mechanism for providing an input, including for example... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20090170568 - Handsfree apparatus for vehicle: A cellular phone receives an incoming call from a communication network in a state where an in-vehicle navigation apparatus cannot execute a handsfree control relative to the incoming call. If a permission for a notice of an incoming call is set, a display device displays information of “under an answer... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090170569 - Information-communication terminal device and automatic backup system including the same: An information-communication terminal device maintaining a low cost of a charger in the case of backup for the device at a charging time, having a high performance security at the backup and allowing users to easily handle the security control after the backup. A charger (107) in the information communication... Agent: Christensen O''connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20090170572 - Hinge module and portable terminal having the same: Disclosed are a hinge module for rotating and opening a folder or horizontally sliding and opening the folder, and a portable terminal having the same. In a portable terminal, a body and a folder are connected by a hinge module. The hinge module includes a fixing unit, a guide rod,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090170571 - Method and apparatus for partial flip-open assist of ultra thin clam communication devices: A method and apparatus that minimizes the initial effort spent in opening a flip phone during single handed clam operation is disclosed. The method may include applying an initial horizontal external force to move a rotating subassembly or flip to a first position from a close position, and then applying... Agent: Prass LLP

20090170570 - Portable wireless device: A portable wireless device is formed of a lower housing and an upper housing coupled together by a hinged section, which makes the device foldable. A lower circuit board is coupled to an upper circuit board by a flexible cable, which is placed away from a power feeder of an... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090170575 - Electronic device: An electronic device including a first module, a second module, at least one first spacer, and at least one second spacer is provided. The first module has a carrying surface. The second module is slidably disposed on the carrying surface and has a bottom surface opposite to the carrying surface.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090170576 - Keypad and slide type mobile terminal having the same: A keypad and a slide type mobile terminal having the same are provided. The slide type mobile terminal includes a first main body; a keypad having an upper surface part and a lower surface part, and a second main body coupled to the first plate positioned at one end of... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090170574 - Methods and slider form factor devices with contiguous surfaces when open: Disclosed are methods and devices of a slider form factor device including two housings. The top surface of a lower housing may include a QWERTY keypad, or a display screen of any type. The top surface of an upper housing may include a display screen. The device is configured to... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090170573 - Methods and slider form factor devices with continguous surfaces when open: Disclosed are methods and devices of a slider form factor device including two housings. The top surface of a lower housing may include a QWERTY keypad, or a display screen of any type. The top surface of an upper housing may include a display screen. The device is configured to... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090170577 - Battery cover assembly: A battery cover assembly (10) including a body (11), a first cover (12) and a second cover (13) is provided. The body includes a battery receptacle (115). Both of the first cover and the second cover respectively include two sidewalls (123, 124, 133, 134) removably mounted to the body and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090170578 - Internal audio multiplexing system for multi-channel radios: A method of providing audio transmissions from an electronic device having internal audio multiplexing is disclosed. The method comprises combining a plurality of received audio input signals for output as a first mode of operation for the electronic device, where the electronic device is configured to output the plurality of... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

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