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Telecommunications August inventions list 08/09

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20090215386 - Connection inhibition apparatus and method: The apparatus transmits in a first zone, for example, an aircraft, a masking signal which masks transmissions from a second zone outside of the first. By doing this a mobile cellular telephone is inhibited from connecting or attempting to connect to base-stations on the ground. A hole in the masking... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc

20090215387 - In-vehicle cellular device blocker to restrict cellular use for operator: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a narrow beam jammer to generate jamming signals for the regional cellular frequency ranges for use in vehicles. The narrow beam is directed at the location of the driver so that jamming and detection of communications is limited thereto. The initiation of... Agent: Ryder Ip Law, Pc

20090215385 - Security for wireless communication: A mobile terminal is disclosed which includes a near field or RF ID tag (41). The mobile terminal (1) communicates with the mobile telecommunications network and is authenticated with that network using the SIM (15). The mobile terminal (1) is operable to obtain security data from the user thereof, such... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090215388 - Registering access device multimedia content via a broadband access gateway: A system and method of registering or exchanging information about the availability of multimedia information and services is disclosed. Access devices in a wireless local area network (WLAN) and/or personal area network (PAN) may register, with a wireless broadband access gateway, selected information about multimedia information and services that they... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090215389 - System and method for identifying the path or devices on the path of a communication signal: A system and method of applying a known modification in the form of a distortion to a signal to enable a determination if a signal received by a first node is received directly from a second node or indirectly through a repeater. The repeater receives a primary signal and creates... Agent: Duane Morris LLP

20090215390 - Method and apparatus for estimating/removing echo signal using channel coefficient predicting technique in multi-carrier system: A method and an apparatus are provided for estimating and removing interference of a signal at a wireless repeater operating in a multi-carrier system. In the method, a current echo channel linear prediction coefficient, which represents a coefficient between a current train signal section and a previous train signal section,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090215391 - Apparatus and method for compensating inductance in inductive coupling communications: There is provided an inductive coupling transmitting and receiving apparatus. An inductive coupling transmitting and receiving apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises an inductive coupling transceiver transmitting and/or receiving data; an inductor connected to the inductive coupling transceiver; and a resonance compensator connected to the inductive... Agent: Pryor Cashman, LLP

20090215393 - Automatic information delivery using a plurality of networked devices: Particular embodiments generally relate to providing information to a user. In one embodiment, a first information delivery device detects a headset associated with a user. The headset is detected when it is within a range of the first information delivery device. The first information delivery device contacts the headset using... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, Pc

20090215397 - Communication between devices based on device-to-device physical contact: A method includes detecting one or more physical contacts between the device and another device and determining whether the one or more physical contacts correspond to one or more taps. The method further includes initiating a discovery request to the other device, when it is determined that the physical contact... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090215392 - Electronic device and a method for transfer of data: A first electronic device includes a radio transceiver for receiving a name request message from a second electronic device and for responding with a name reply message including data in addition to or as an alternative to a name. The second electronic device includes a radio transceiver for transmitting the... Agent: Harrington & Smith, Pc

20090215395 - Enhanced range passive wireless controller: A wireless keyboard and reader combination comprises a keyboard having a plurality of keys, an antenna, and a plurality of passive transponder circuits, employing backscatter transmission coded in the time domain using a reflected series of pulses, coupled to the antenna and associated with the keys. For example, SAW transponders... Agent: David L. Henty

20090215396 - Inter-device wireless communication for intra-device communications: To support an intra-device communication using inter-device wireless communications, an RF bus controller is operably coupled to receive an RF bus access request from one of a plurality of circuit modules for an intra-device RF communication. The RF bus controller determines whether to grant the RF bus access request using... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090215394 - Wireless translation device: A translator for translating wireless communications. The translator includes a first antenna configured to carry signals between the wireless translator and a contactless payment reader, and a second antenna configured to carry signals between the wireless translator and a Bluetooth-enabled device. Circuitry operably coupled to both antennas establishes wireless communication... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090215398 - Methods and systems for establishing communications between devices: At least certain embodiments of the disclosures relate to establishing communications between devices with a first connection. A second connection is established between the devices to transfer data between the devices and/or alter configurations of the devices. In one embodiment, a method includes establishing a first connection between a first... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090215399 - Signal processing in electronic apparatus: A method, apparatus, and computer program for estimating a rank, i.e. the number of uncorrelated spatial channels, of a radio channel are provided. The rank estimation is carried out by examining mutual proportions of a first eigenvalue and a second eigenvalue of a two-by-two channel matrix representation with a test... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.l.p.

20090215401 - Apparatus and method for determining channel quality indicator (cqi) using beamforming in multi-antenna system: An apparatus and a method for determining a Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) using a beamforming in a multi-antenna system are provided. A transmitter for determining a CQI based at least partly upon the beamforming in the multi-antenna system includes a beam former for distinguishing frequency tone intervals having a constant... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090215400 - Pilot signal transmission management: A base station transmits a pilot signal when the presence of a wireless communication device is detected. A wireless device detector receives a detection signal transmitted from a wireless communication device to determine the presence of the wireless communication device.... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

20090215402 - Power usage management of wireless input devices: Input devices such as computer mice are commonly used for interacting with personal computers (PCs). Increasingly, wireless computer mice are becoming popular with users due to their ability to provide cordless accessibility for interaction with the PCs. The wireless computer mice are usually powered using batteries and uses radio frequencies... Agent: Conley Rose, P.c. David A. Rose

20090215403 - Signal processing under attenuated transmission conditions: Signal processing under attenuated transmission conditions. Within an orthogonal signal space, the number of orthogonal signals that are used to transmit information from a transmitter to a receiver is reduced and the transmitted power of each of the now remaining orthogonal signals is modified; this may involve increasing the power... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090215404 - Device, system, and method of wireless network selection and handover: Device, system, and method of wireless network selection and handover. For example, a multi-transceiver wireless device includes: at least first and second co-located wireless transceivers; one or more firmware modules to handle network selection of at least one of the first and second wireless transceivers based on one or more... Agent: Shiloh Et Al.

20090215405 - Transceiver antennae arrangement: An apparatus having a transmitter portion and a receiver portion each isolated from each other and comprising a plurality of antennae, each antenna being selectively connectable to both the receiver portion and transmitter portion, said antennae thus being common to both transmitter and receiver. It may be adapted such that... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090215406 - Transceiver structure:

20090215407 - 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

20090215408 - Locatable and autonomously powered backscatter transponder for registering measured variables: There is described a backscatter system comprised of a base station and of a completely passive transponder. The transponder is capable of reading out quantities from sensors and an energy stand-alone manner, of transmitting the readout quantities to the base station, and to carry out a runtime-based and thus highly... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090215409 - Method and apparatus for floor control in multi-media push-to-talk network: An apparatus and method for floor control in a multi-media push-to-talk network is disclosed. A device for communication in the multi-media network includes a floor request sensor. The floor request sensor includes a first sensor and a second sensor. The method includes sending a floor grant request message for a... Agent: Sprint Nextel Corporation

20090215410 - Method and apparatus for floor control in multi-media push-to-talk network: A method and apparatus for floor control in a multi-media dispatch network is disclosed. The method includes receiving a floor request message related to a first media type at a dispatch network controller from a first user and receiving a floor grant request message related to a second media type... Agent: Sprint Nextel Corporation

20090215411 - Secure, distributed hierarchical convergence network: A facility for performing employing multiple frequencies in a secure distributed hierarchical convergence network is described. The facility receives a signal in a first frequency, converts the received signal to an internal representation, applies a business rule to the converted signal, and, when the business rule indicates that the signal... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090215412 - Housing of portable electronic devices: A housing (10) of a portable electronic device includes an upper housing (11), a lower housing (12) and a protecting component (13). The upper housing defines a first latching member (1112) therein. The lower housing defines a second latching member (121) therein. The protecting component is assembled between the upper... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090215413 - Apparatus and method for power transmitter in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for an Envelope Elimination and Restoration (EER) power transmitter are provided. The apparatus includes a signal separator for splitting a transmit signal to an amplitude component and a phase component, an orthogonal modulator for modulating the phase component into a Radio Frequency (RF) signal, a... Agent: Jefferson Ip Law, LLP

20090215414 - Am broadcast receiving circuit: A JFET 4 to be an antenna buffer for an AM broadcasting signal is constituted in a source follower form of a 100% negative feedback type, and a tuning circuit including a variable capacitive circuit 7 and a transformer 6 is provided in a subsequent stage to the JFET 4... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20090215415 - Switch-able band-tracking input filter for combination tuner: The present invention relates to a combination RF tuner capable of receiving signals from the FM radio band and from the TV band. Prior art combination tuners had to compromise in quality resulting in combination tuners that neither exhibited high-end FMnor TV-signal reception behavior. A combination RF tuner capable of... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090215416 - System and method for providing information about broadcasted content: A system and method for providing information about broadcasted content is provided. A synchronization server receives requests for information about content being broadcasted, such as a song being broadcasted by a radio station. The request can be issued by a listener of the radio station using his or her cellular... Agent: Mccarter & English, LLP Newark

20090215417 - Receiver for amplitude-modulated signals: In a receiver, a synchronization circuit (MIX2, C1, R1, VCO) provides a set of oscillator signals (OSI, OSQ, OSX, OSY) that are synchronized with a carrier of an amplitude-modulated signal. The set of oscillator signals (OSI, OSQ, OSX, OSY) comprises a first amplitude-demodulation oscillator signal (OSX) and a second amplitude-demodulation... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090215418 - Communication unit and method of operation therefor: A communication unit for a radio communication system comprises a receiver for receiving data over an air interface. The receiver can operate in a first diversity mode and a second diversity mode. The first diversity mode may specifically correspond to no receive diversity being employed and the second diversity mode... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090215419 - Sequential tracking and offline demodulation in receiver: An apparatus and method for tracking a desired signal by sequentially tracking the desired signal with a variable integration time, performing automatic frequency control of the desired signal, and demodulating the desired signal using offline software. In one aspect, the automatic frequency control is performed using the offline software. In... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090215420 - Adaptive noise figure control in a radio receiver: Systems and methods are provided for adjusting a noise figure in a radio receiver. An example method includes receiving a radio frequency (RF) signal at a RF receiver section. The RF receiver section includes at least one RF receiver element. The RF receiver element is controllable by at least one... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP

20090215422 - Receiver: By providing switch portions (8a) and (8b) for switching I and Q signals and outputting them to a single A/D converter (9), and sequentially converting the I and Q signals output from the switch portions (8a) and (8b) into digital signals by the A/D converter (9) and supplying them to... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20090215421 - Rf receiver and method of receiving rf signal: A radio frequency (RF) receiver and a method of receiving an RF signal are provided. The RF receiver includes a low-noise amplifying unit which amplifies a received signal while restricting out-of-band interferer of the received signal, a sampling unit which performs sampling to convert the amplified signal to a discrete... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090215423 - Multi-port correlator and receiver having the same: A multi-port correlator and a receiver having the same are provided. A multi-port correlator includes an oscillating unit which generates a plurality of oscillating signals having different phases, a combining unit which combines the plurality of oscillating signals respectively with a radio frequency (RF) signal and outputs a plurality of... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090215424 - System and method for transmitting an emergency message over an integrated wireless network: An emergency message system provides a system and method for generating and transmitting emergency messages. In one embodiment, the emergency message system employs a transceiver network with a plurality transceivers coupled to monitoring devices residing at a plurality of customer premises. Control room operators receive an emergency message from an... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP Bank Of America Plaza

20090215425 - Method and device for synchronisation of speech and data concerning location information for location-related services: The invention relates to a method for transmitting emergency calls by means of a mobile device via a speech channel and a data channel, wherein the data channel serves to transmit location information and wherein additionally the location information is transmitted in encoded form, also via the speech channel and... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090215428 - Method of and system for setting up a telephone call: A system with a mobile switching center (MSC), a service control point (SCP) and an emergency center (EC). The mobile switching center (MSC) sets up a call between a mobile station (2(i)) and the emergency center (EC), sends first data including raw location data as to where the mobile station... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090215426 - Personal security system and method: A personal security system and method includes a plurality of handsets communicating with one or more monitoring services, wherein each handset includes a sensor. Each handset is registered with the one or more monitoring services, wherein registering includes indicating the information to be sent to that monitoring service and the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.a.

20090215427 - System and method for updating location information of voice-over-internet protocol based devices for e911 service: A system and method for updating physical address location information of a wireless device for E911 services. The updating may include determining that the current geographical coordinate location of the wireless device has moved beyond a predetermined distance from a last recorded geographical coordinate location. A physical address location associated... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090215429 - System and method for billing ip-based wireless telecommunications in a converged network: A system and method for collaborating with a billing system is provided for use in a converged telecommunication network that includes a cellular telephone network and an IP-based network. During an IP-based call registration process, a mobile device communicates with a network controller over the IP-based network. The network controller... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090215430 - Apparatus and method for controlling access to network in wireless communication system: In a wireless communication system, an apparatus and method for managing an uplink communication between a network and a plurality of terminals is achieved by transmitting a response condition parameter from the network to the plurality of terminals subscribing to a multicast service. The parameter is associated with controlling the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090215431 - Facilitating and authenticating transactions: A computer, such as a Windows-based PC 23, has associated with it a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) 15, such as of the type used in a GSM or UMTS cellular or mobile telecommunications network. The SIM 15 can be authenticated with the network 3 in the same way as for... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090215432 - Vibration tone differentiation: A system, apparatus, method and article to perform vibration tone differentiation are described. The apparatus may include a mobile computing device. The mobile computing device may comprise a messaging client. The messaging client may receive an incoming message sent to the mobile computing device. The messaging client may parse communication... Agent: Kacvinsky Llc 4500 Brooktree Road

20090215434 - Method and system for distributing data to mobile devices: Embodiments of the invention are concerned with a method and a system for distributing mobile applications, in particular to aspects of receiving, processing and displaying advertisements on mobile terminals. In one aspect, embodiments provide a software component for controlling movement for an advertisement image on a mobile terminal, the mobile... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc

20090215435 - Mobile wireless communication terminals, systems, methods, and computer program products for managing playback of song files: A mobile wireless communication terminal includes a wireless communication module that is configured to communicate with other communication terminals over a wireless interface, and a controller. The controller is configured to establish a connection with at least one participant wireless communication terminal via the wireless communication module, to receive from... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.a.

20090215433 - Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing information related to virtual environments: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are disclosed for providing information related to virtual environments. One such method includes receiving user input identifying an event related to the virtual environment for which a notification is to be provided to a mobile wireless communication device. User input is also received identifying an... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20090215436 - Integrated wireless mobile media system: A fully integrated completely wireless mobile media system for digital signage applications receives content from a mobile telephone network. The received content is wirelessly distributed to point of sale locations and wireless local hotspots via IEEE 802.11(n) or later communications protocol. Audio and high definition video are streamed over MIMO... Agent: Intech Ip Law Group

20090215437 - Method and apparatus for overriding a call forwarding service of a mobile device: A method for overriding a call forwarding service of a mobile device enables enhanced call forwarding services. The method includes transmitting a first send routing information message from a mobile switching center to a home location register (step 305). The mobile switching center then processes a first send routing information... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090215438 - Methods for performing transparent callback: A method for facilitating wireless communication of a client device with a destination telecommunication device is provided. The method includes receiving a first telecommunication signal from the client device by a server managed by an enterprise. The method also includes analyzing the first telecommunication signal to determine if a less... Agent: Ipsg, P.c.

20090215439 - Techniques to manage audio settings: Techniques to manage audio settings are described. For example, a mobile computing device may comprise an audio management module to receive information from a sensor and automatically adjust at least one audio setting based on the information. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Kacvinsky Llc 4500 Brooktree Road

20090215440 - Application activation method: Telecoms system that supports mobile terminals (11) connecting to a wireless communications network (12) for data exchange through the communications network (12, 14) to and from a server device (13) destined to provide applications on demand, remotely activating them from the application server 13 based on a user profile.... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090215441 - Electronic system: An electronic system is provided. The electronic system comprises: a processor, a mobile device, a plurality of expansion ports and an expansion device. The mobile device can work as a standalone system, wherein the mobile device comprises a plurality of first function modules. The expansion device comprises a plurality of... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090215442 - Alleviating mobile device overload conditions in a mobile communication system: A user equipment (UE) in a mobile communications system is operated in a manner that alleviates or avoids an overload condition in the UE. This involves operating a receiver of the UE to receive one or more data blocks via a channel. In response to a user equipment overload condition... Agent: Potomac Patent Group Pllc

20090215443 - Cellular drive test system network: A method and apparatus is provided for processing wireless signals collected from a plurality of cellular base stations by a plurality of drive test units of a drive test system The method includes the steps of a first process within at least one of the plurality of drive test units... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20090215444 - System and method for determining mobile telephone voice quality in a live network: A system and method for determining the quality of communications provided by a plurality of mobile telephones is provided. In one embodiment, the method may include receiving one or more telephone voice signals from each mobile telephone over a time period at one or both of a voice server or... Agent: Capital Legal Group, Llc

20090215445 - Configurable and pushable carrier communications with rich content: Apparatus, methods, data structures, and computer programming for the display on mobile wireless communications devices of information without the authorization or control of administrative servers. Displayed information can include, for example, carrier logos, news, and advertisements presented at the initiative of local service providers or other third-party systems. The local... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20090215447 - Method for interactive mobile network selection: A method allows the selection of a user-preferred visited mobile network for a roaming mobile terminal of a subscriber of a home network. The method includes, at the home network, the steps of receiving information on the location of the roaming mobile terminal, and receiving from the roaming mobile terminal... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090215446 - Mobile communication system and mobile unit: In multiple communication networks operated by different carriers, when a roaming mobile station performs communication with a roaming communication network PLMN, the communication network was able to recognize only the radio capability reported by the mobile station. When the communication network and mobile station differ in radio capability they support,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090215448 - Location dependent handling of mobile subscribers: In a mobile communications network including an unlicensed radio access portion adapted to communicate with mobile stations over an unlicensed-radio interface an arrangement and method is proposed to permit calls to be handled differently depending on whether the caller and subscriber wishes to connect via the unlicensed radio access network... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090215449 - System and method for virtual roaming of mobile communication devices: A method and system for virtual roaming for mobile communication devices. The mobile communication device may preferably roam between any two or more mobile communication networks, optionally in different countries.... Agent: Dr. D. Graeser Ltd.

20090215451 - Apparatuses and methods for transmitting and receiving control information in a wireless communication system based on cognitive radio (cr): A wireless communication system based on a Cognitive Radio (CR) is provided. A method includes checking channels unused by a licensed system through a spectrum sensing; selecting one of the channels unused by the licensed system as a control channel based on a channel quality per channel; and transmitting control... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090215452 - Efficient frequency assignment for mobile devices in coexisting wireless communication systems: Efficient frequency assignment for mobile terminals in coexisting wireless communication systems is described herein. The coexisting wireless communication systems comprise a macro communication system and a localized communication system. Two prioritized lists are defined, a first list comprising a first entry relating to the macro communication system and the second... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090215450 - Technique for performing a random access procedure over a radio interface: The invention relates to a technique of performing a random access procedure over a radio interface (106) in a mobile terminal (102). A method embodiment or the random access procedure as performed in the mobile terminal comprises the steps of selecting an access time slot for transmission of an access... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090215457 - Dynamic cellular cognitive system: High quality communications among a diverse set of cognitive radio (CR) nodes is permitted while minimizing interference to primary and other secondary users by employing Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) in a Dynamic Cellular Cognitive System (DCCS). Diverse device types interoperate, cooperate, and communicate with high spectrum efficiency and do not... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.c.

20090215458 - 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

20090215454 - Method and apparatus for use in a communications network: A method and apparatus for registering a mobile node such as a User Equipment (UE) of a UMTS telecommunications network with a subsystem of the network such as an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). A Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) node provides policy and charging rules, and a Gateway GPRS... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090215455 - Method for optimizing the transmission resources by local loopback in a mobile radio communication cellular network, network and local adapters thereof: A method for transmitting data in a mobile radio communication cellular network, wherein setting up, maintaining and terminating a data communication channel between a caller and a called party located in the cellular network are implemented by the exchanges of signalling messages. A caller and/or a called party each is... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.a.

20090215456 - Method for sending rlc pdu and allocating radio resource in mobile communications system and rlc entity of mobile communications: Disclosed is a transmission of a RLC STATUS PDU using a limited radio resource by MAC and RLC layers in a long term evolution (LTE) system. In case where the MAC entity prioritizes logical channels for allocating the radio resource to each logical channel, the MAC entity is allowed to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090215453 - Provision of public service identities: The present invention is aimed to provide a simplified mechanism to handle Public Service Identities identifying services in a network when a given Public Service Identity (PSI) belongs to a range of Public Service Identities defined as a so-called “Wildcard PSI” range. Therefore, the present invention provides a new method,... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090215459 - Method and apparatus for improving random access procedure for handover: A method of improving a random access procedure for handover in a user equipment (UE) of a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes steps of initiating a random access procedure for handover when performing a handover procedure, and repeating a random access preamble transmission when no valid random... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090215460 - Base station apparatus, user equipment, method used in mobile communications system performing handover between bandwidths: A base station apparatus used in a mobile communication system performing communications using all or a part of a system bandwidth and includes a first receiving part to receive a request signal requesting handover between bandwidths from a user equipment, a first transmission part to transmit an instruction signal to... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090215462 - Flow control in umts: A network includes a first node and a second node and data frames are transmitted from the first node to the second node. Each of the data frames carry information belonging to one of a plurality of data flows. In a flow control unit (125) there is an estimate or... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090215463 - Mobile phone terminal and server: A server according to the present invention includes: an SIP information receiver 201 configured to receive new calling information that requests start of a group call; a group call processor 202 and a group call management DB 203 configured to manage halfway participation in which a mobile phone terminal not... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.l.p.

20090215461 - System and method for data communication through call separation and control by mobile switching center: The present invention which relates to a data communication system and method of performing a data service according to a request of a calling party provides processing a data call by subdividing the voice call processing scheme of a mobile switching center depending on whether or not the called party... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan Transition Team C/o Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell

20090215464 - Channel allocating method, wireless communication system, and channel structure of wireless sections: In a radio communication system, a user terminal transmits a reservation packet to a base station using a common control channel (1), and the base station assigns an uplink data channel to the user terminal according to the reservation packet, and assigns a first shared control channel (2b) to the... Agent: Osha Liang L.l.p.

20090215465 - Enhanced mobile location method and system: A method and system is disclosed for locating a mobile radio terminal in a radio communications network. The method makes use of additional positional constraints provided as a result of unreported cells. In one form of the invention, a likely reason for a particular cell not being reported is determined... Agent: Jones Day

20090215468 - Mobile communication terminal and positioning method for mobile communication terminal: When a GPS terminal (8) is located in a cell (1) positioning is performed by acquiring cell information and position information (ResPos) of the cell (1). Furthermore, since the ResPos acquired by the GPS terminal (8) in the cell (1) includes surrounding cell information about surrounding cells (cell 2 to... Agent: Dickinson Wright Pllc James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090215466 - Mobile phone based system for disabling a cell phone while traveling: The invention describes a method implemented on a mobile phone that will disable a cellular phone to prevent an incoming and outgoing or re-route an incoming cellular phone call/text/video/messages and the like if the cellular phone is known to be moving at a predetermined speed corresponding to an unsafe operation... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090215467 - Supl initialization message in a location information system and method and system for processing supl by using the same: A terminal and method and system for processing SUPL are discussed. According to one embodiment, the invention provides a method of processing a SUPL request for a terminal that has performed roaming, the method comprising: receiving a SUPL INIT message from a home SLP entity, the SUPL INIT message including... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090215469 - Device, system, and method of generating location-based social networks: Device, system, and method of generating location-based social networks. For example, a method for dynamically creating location-based virtual social networks includes: detecting presence of a wireless device at a location which is associated with a location-based virtual social network; and sending to the wireless device an invitation to join said... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20090215470 - Method, apparatus or software for locating a mobile node relative to one or more other nodes: A method, apparatus and software is disclosed in which the location of a mobile device is calculated from the signal coverage areas of other detected nodes.... Agent: Steven E. Bach Attorney At Law

20090215471 - Location based object tracking: A user of a mobile device is able to display information about objects in the surrounding environment and to optionally interact with those objects. The information may be displayed as a graphical overlay on top of a real-time display of imagery from a camera in the mobile device with the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090215474 - Filtered in-box for voice mail, e-mail, pages, web-based information, and faxes: The present invention is directed to a system for displaying, organizing, and prioritizing the incoming information on a wireless device. Using the present invention the wireless device can display the number of voice mails, e-mails, pages, and Internet information alerts that have been received by the wireless device during a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Dwt

20090215472 - Methods for providing multiple wireless communication services with reduced paging collisions and communication apparatuses utilizing the same: A communication apparatus is provided. The communication apparatus comprises a radio transceiver module, a first subscriber identity card, a second subscriber identity card and a processor. The processor is coupled to the radio transceiver module, the first subscriber identity card and the second subscriber identity card, determines a first paging... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090215473 - Methods for scheduling collided paging occasions of multiple wireless networks and communication apparatuses utilizing the same: A communication apparatus is provided. A first subscriber identity card camps on a first cell. A second subscriber identity card camps on a second cell. A processor obtains information regarding first paging occasions distributed within a predetermined time interval for the first subscriber identity card, obtains information regarding second paging... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090215475 - System and method for identifiable communication channel setup between terminals without previous contact: A method for sending and receiving a virtual “shout” between two mobile terminals is provided. The method includes the steps of detecting mobile terminals in a near area of the sending terminal and presenting the detected terminals on a display on the sending terminal. At least one of the detected... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090215478 - Delivery of non-permanent media files to a mobile station: A media file content provider 30 sends a non-permanent copy of a media file, such as a music or video file, to a second mobile station MS 34 in response to a request from a first MS 22. The copy may be rendered non-permanent by streaming it, by encrypting it,... Agent: Harrington & Smith, Pc

20090215477 - Intelligent multiple device file sharing in a wireless communications system: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate communication between a plurality of devices identified by mobile infospheres. The devices can be associated with a mobile infosphere based on ownership, for example, where the mobile infospheres are identified by a mobile phone number. A registry server can store information regarding devices... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090215479 - Messaging service plus context data: Messaging Service Plus Context Data. A message of a specified mobile device communications protocol is parsed. The message is analyzed to identify a message data. A signal associated with the message is evaluated to determine a context data. The context data provides a contextual attribute of the message. The message... Agent: Intellevate

20090215476 - System and method for enabling instant messages to be exchanged between mobile devices: A system and method are provided for enabling instant messages to be exchanged between mobile devices, in particular where a mobile device has access to information pertaining to another mobile device. The system enables an instant messaging application to communicate directly with the other mobile device, without requiring an initial... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

20090215480 - 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

20090215481 - Group response detecting system, communication system, input device and communication control device: A plurality of nodes 2-n are assigned to a plurality of operators. The each node 2-n detects input operation of the corresponding operator to transmit detection information in a wireless manner. A host 27 receives the detection information transmitted in the wireless manner by the each node 2-n. The host... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)

20090215482 - Initialization of a wireless communication network: A wireless communication network comprises an association unit and a plurality of stations. At least part of the stations store association information indicative of an associated route for transmission of messages from the station to the association unit. The association information is generated by installing the stations in a not-associated... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090215483 - Methods and apparatus for push to talk type service: A method and apparatus for including media content in a session invite procedure for a push to talk type service in a radio communication network. Client A sends an invitation to Client B inviting Client B to establish a push to talk type session. The invitation includes a representation of... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090215485 - Method and apparatus for controlling a reverse traffic rate in a mobile communication system: A method and apparatus for controlling an uplink transmission power in a mobile station of a mobile communication system. The method includes transmitting uplink data in a first transmission interval, receiving a transmission power control information over a downlink control channel, and determining a transmission power of uplink data to... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090215484 - Wireless communication control system, radio base station and wireless communication control method: A radio communication control system controlling a transmission power of a shared control channel for transmitting a control signal to a plurality of mobile stations. The system includes a transmission power lower limit value setting section configured to set a lower limit value of the transmission power of the shared... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090215486 - Dynamic generation of group lists for a communication device using tags: Systems and methods are described for dynamically generating one or more group lists as a sub-group of the contact list by assigning tags to contacts in a contact list. A user may define one or more tags for contacts in the contact list to generate a tag list in addition... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090215487 - Flexible electro acoustic actuator with an antenna: A flexible electro acoustic actuator with an antenna is provided. The flexible electro acoustic actuator is formed with separate layers of carrier, acoustic oscillation component, intermediate component, and metal electro-conductive component, and characterized by using the metal electro-conductive component to form an antenna transceiver for receiving/sending electromagnetic signals, thereby enabling... Agent: Wpat, Pc Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090215488 - Devices and methods for detecting proximal traffic: Devices and methods are disclosed which relate to the detection of automobiles within a proximity of a user's automobile. A wireless phone is disclosed which can detect surrounding vehicles and display them on the phone's screen without any peripherals. The wireless phone may employ a RADAR, a thermal camera, or... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20090215489 - Method and device for managing applications of a mobile terminal: A method and system for managing a set of applications stored on a mobile terminal, comprising an access to said set of applications enabling at least one specific function to be accessed by at least one application using an application manager.... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090215491 - Methods for handling hands-free device by audio gateway device with subscriber identity cards and systems utilizing the same: A method for handling a Hands-Free device by an Audio Gateway device with a first subscriber identity card and a second subscriber identity card, executed by a micro-processing unit (MCU) of a Baseband chip, is provided. A command is received from the Hands-Free device, wherein the Hands-Free device issues the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090215490 - Methods for handling proactive commands for one or more subscriber identity cards and systems utilizing the same: A method for handling a proactive command in a mobile system with a subscriber identity card, executed by a micro-processing unit (MCU) of a Baseband chip, is provided. A response code is received from the subscriber identity card, wherein the response code indicates the mobile system to fetch the proactive... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090215492 - Mobile radio station and hybrid cable for a mobile radio station: There is provided a hybrid cable that comprises a coaxial cable with an outer conductor and a hollow inner conductor that encloses an inner space. The hybrid cable according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may comprise a data line that is arranged in the inner space of... Agent: International Ip Law Group

20090215493 - Remote radio unit: The present invention discloses a remote radio unit and a base station system. The remote radio unit includes an active part and a passive part, where the active part and the passive part are placed respectively on an active module and a passive module that are independent of each other... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.c.

20090215494 - Blind dialing: Devices and methods are presented to remotely dial wireless communications devices. A device is equipped with a microphone and a plurality of logic units to analyze incoming acoustic signals in the form of Morse code. Acoustic signals may comprise tapping sounds, or voice patterns to create the “dits” and “dahs”... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20090215498 - Devices and methods for changing the appearance of a mobile communications device: The present invention is a housing of a mobile communications device that is entirely covered in pixels. The pixels allow the appearance of the housing to be customized or changed as a user desires. The pixels can be part of an active matrix or passive matrix LCD display that comprises... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20090215499 - Method of communication using frame: A device and method for communicating by a mobile communication terminal in communication with a base station. The method according to an embodiment includes exchanging a frame of data with the base station. The frame of data includes a) a plurality of first subframes each having a first number of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090215495 - Mobile communication and/or gaming terminal: The invention relates to mobile communication and gaming terminals with a housing that is provided with a pair of pivoting wings that allow the terminals to be used in different configurations of the wings relative to the housing.... Agent: Perman & Green

20090215500 - Mobile communications terminal having key input error prevention function and method thereof: A mobile communications terminal and a method for preventing an input error of a key input unit are provided. The mobile communications terminal includes a touch sensor unit for sensing a key that is input by touching a keypad region in order to output a key input signal corresponding to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090215496 - Mobile scalable display terminal: The invention relates to a mobile terminal provided with an interactive display device. The invention is characterised in that a pivotable projection device is provided and constructed in such a way that a variable size projection display and means for detecting the position and/or the movement thereof are obtainable.... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP

20090215497 - Transitional data sets: A set of applications on a mobile device can be specified, presented and automatically populated with transitional data sets. The transitional data sets can be stored on a network to facilitate computations of differences between transitional data sets and other data sets, and the differences can be presented on the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090215501 - Apparatus for informing of reception of incoming call: A call informing apparatus is provided. The call informing apparatus includes a call detecting unit and a call informing unit. The call detecting unit includes an external light shielding cap that shields external light, a sensing module with an optical sensor sensing light from a display panel or a call... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090215503 - Apparatus and method for providing hands-free operation of a device: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for providing hands-free operation of a device. A hands-free adapter is provided that communicates with a device and a headset. The hands-free adapter allows a user to use voice commands so that the user does not have to handle the device. The... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Sz Attn: Patent Docketing

20090215502 - Wireless headset with record function: A portable headset voice recorder that enables wireless two way voice communications between the headset and a mobile phone has an ear grip that grips an ear of a user. A housing mounted on the ear grip has a microphone, a speaker, a display and a user input. A digital... Agent: Hornkohl Intellectual Property Law, P.l.l.c

20090215504 - Content delivery system and method for a mobile communication device: A method of content transmission to a mobile device in a mobile communication network is provided. The method includes determining whether the mobile device is in a first mode; delivering real-time content to the mobile device while the mobile device is in the first mode; and discontinuing delivery of real-time... Agent: Merchant & Gould Pc

20090215505 - Dust proof information input device: Radio communication terminal comprising a information input device and a information receiving device comprising a mounting module, wherein said information input device is adapted to be connected to the mounting module, said information receiving device comprise a flange portion arranged along the circumferential periphery of the mounting module, said radio... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090215507 - A cellular phone of slide-down opening and closing type: Disclosed herein is a slide-down type portable terminal. The terminal includes a main body and a sub-body capable of sliding on the main body. Either one of the main body and the sub body is provided with a first slider groove formed along the sliding direction. The first slider groove... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c

20090215508 - Portable electronic apparatus: A portable electronic apparatus comprises a housing, a circuit board, a heat-conduction structure and a heat-dissipation structure. The circuit board is disposed in the housing and comprises a substrate and a first electronic device, wherein the first electronic device is disposed on the substrate. The heat-conduction structure is disposed on... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090215506 - Slider mechanism: Radio communication terminal comprising a first casing, a second casing and a slider mechanism, comprising a slider and a base, the slider is mounted on either one of the first casing and the second casing and the base is mounted on the other of the first casing and the second... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

  
08/20/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20090209196 - Methods of suppressing gsm wireless device threats in dynamic or wide area static environments using minimal power and collateral interference: Techniques for detecting wireless devices that are signaling in high proximity to a convoy or other operation and preventing messages from reaching the wireless devices. One class of the techniques uses surgical jamming methodologies that minimize power consumption and collateral interference, while being maximally inconspicuous; another class uses baiting beacons... Agent: Gordon E Nelson Patent Attorney, PC

20090209197 - System and method for correlating multi-format, omni-directional communications: This document describes a system and method for correlating multi-format, omni-directional communications. It deploys an intermediary to facilitate message tracking and assignment used to facilitate subsequent message correlation. Secondarily, it deploys a device registration context whereby message correlation can be done. This system possesses the property that it can be... Agent: Dr. Mark Hale Demandforce, Inc

20090209198 - Remote resource access interface apparatus: A remote resource access interface apparatus is provided. A key input unit has keys for generating input key values. A communication unit transmits a connection establishment request message including screen resolution information to, and receives a connection establishment response message including supportable key information from, a portable device. The communication... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090209199 - Radio base station, relay station, radio communication system and radio communication method: In order to achieve effective utilization of radio communication resource, there is provided a relay station, for relaying a signal to be transferred between a radio base station and a radio terminal, which includes a storage section adapted to store communication controlling information for communication control with the radio terminal,... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090209200 - Method and system for deploying a wireless repeater: A method (200) of dynamically deploying wireless repeaters in a communication network can include establishing (205) a first wireless repeater serving as a communication node, evaluating (210) quality of a signal dynamically among at least one additional repeater being deployed in the communication network and the communication node, and selectively... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP

20090209201 - Apparatus and method of on-channel repeater: Provided are an on-channel repeater and a method thereof. The on-channel repeater can extract reception channel information from signals transmitted from a main transmitter or another repeater, compensate for channel distortion caused on a transmission channel by inversely reflecting the extracted reception channel information to the received signals, and transmit... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090209202 - Managing anonymous communications between users based on short-range wireless connection identifiers: A method for managing in network equipment of a communication network anonymous communications between a first and a second mobile user apparatus includes: a) receiving from the first mobile user apparatus, through a first network connection, data indicating that a short-range wireless connection between the first mobile user apparatus and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090209203 - Context-sensitive data handling: A method for communicating data between devices, comprising the steps of: receiving data at a first user device; the first user device automatically selecting, in dependence on the nature of an activity being made available to a user by the first user device, a way of integrating the data with... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090209205 - Method and apparatus for transporting video signal over bluetooth wireless interface: A wireless wearable video headset device useful for viewing and listening to multimedia content. In one embodiment, the device operates by receiving a digital encoded audio/video signal from a host device of a Bluetooth™ wireless connection, the Bluetooth™ connection established via a Serial Port Profile (SPP), and the digital video... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090209204 - System and method for using a mobile phone as a wireless microphone: A system for using a mobile phone as a wireless microphone includes a mobile phone and a computer. The mobile phone imports voice signals from an outside environment, transforms the voice signals from analog signals into digital signals, and transmits the digital signals to the computer. The computer receives the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090209206 - Optimal mimo isi channel estimation using loosely synchronized codes and their variations: A training-based channel estimation technique is provided to estimate channel state information for MIMO systems that is highly energy efficient and optimal in terms of Cramér-Rao lower bound (CRLB). The technique employs loosely synchronized (LS) codes or shifted LS codes. The codes can be generated using a fast Golay correlator... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090209207 - Multicarrier mobile device: The invention relates to a multicarrier mobile device comprising a receiver (101) for receiving a first multicarrier signal being associated with a first communication cell and a second multicarrier signal being associated with a second communication cell, an extractor (103) for extracting a first signal portion from the first multicarrier... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090209208 - Method and system for sharing modulation information between multiple access points: Aspects of a method and system for sharing modulation information between multiple access points may include receiving modulation control information and demodulation control information at an access point comprising one or more receivers and one or more transmitters. One or more modulation frequencies may be adjusted and utilized to generate... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090209209 - Fast correction of power measurements of signals having a changing frequency: Power measurements of a signal having a changing frequency are corrected by acquiring samples of the signal, matching the samples of the signal to a sequence of frequencies indexed to correction transforms, and applying the correction transforms to the samples of the signal. Additionally, an apparatus corrects power measurements of... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20090209210 - Driver circuit and test apparatus: Provided is a driver circuit that outputs a transmission signal according to a reception signal received from outside, including a first driver that outputs a voltage according to an input first signal; a second driver that receives the voltage output by the first driver as a power supply voltage and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090209211 - Transmitting/receiving system, transmission device, transmitting method, reception device, receiving method, presentation device, presentation method, program, and storage medium: A transmission/reception system includes: a transmission device configured to transmit data; and a reception device configured to receive the data; wherein the transmission device includes a transmission unit configured to transmit sensory information to realize sensations of content observed with a sense other than seeing and hearing, or content observed... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090209212 - Method and apparatus for an adaptive multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) wireless communications systems: An adaptive MIMO communications system includes a multifunctional reconfigurable antenna with a selectively alterable effective physical antenna array configuration and radiation/polarization properties, which configuration and properties is a component in the optimization of the adaptive system parameters. The multifunctional reconfigurable antenna comprises a plurality of antenna components and a plurality... Agent: Law Offices Of Daniel L. Dawes

20090209213 - Transmitting and receiving system, transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, and program: A transmitting and receiving system is provided. The transmitting of receiving system includes a transmitting apparatus to transmit data and a receiving apparatus to receive the data by means of radio communication. The transmitting apparatus includes: data transmission means for transmitting the data; state information reception means for receiving state... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090209214 - Amplifying a transmit signal using a fractional power amplifier: A transmit amplifier stage operable to amplify a transmit signal comprises power amplifiers and switches. The power amplifiers include at least one fractional power amplifier operable to provide fractional power to amplify the transmit signal, where the fractional power is a fraction of the full power. A switch has a... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090209215 - Probability optimized power amplifier module and transmitter: A power amplifier module includes a first power amplifier, a second power amplifier, and a controlling module. The first power amplifier has an amplification set for optimal efficiency in accordance with most probable transmit power level settings within a transmit power level range. The second power amplifier has an amplification... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090209216 - Reflector for wireless television transmissions: One embodiment of the invention relates to a system for enhancing reception of radio-frequency (RF) signals by an audio-video device such as a high-definition television. The system comprises an audio-video device including a radio-frequency (RF) receiver to receive incoming EF signals, and an RF reflective element. The RF reflective element... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090209217 - Electronic device, system, chip and method enabling a radio signal reception: The invention relates to an electronic device comprising a headset connector adapted to connect a headset to the electronic device and an active amplifier circuit connected to the headset connector. The active amplifier circuit is adapted to amplify radio signals received by an antenna, which is connected to the electronic... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090209218 - Gain in balance measuring apparatus, phase difference corresponding value measuring apparatus, method, program, and recording medium: An object of the present invention is to increase measurement precision for measuring errors of a quadrature demodulator. An error measurement device 10 receives an I signal and a Q signal from a quadrature demodulator 4 for demodulating a signal to be demodulated including multiple carrier signals respectively different from... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090209220 - Receiver having low power consumption and method thereof: The present invention provides a receiver having low power consumption and method thereof. The receiver with low power consumption adjusts the gain based on the automatic gain control information. The receiver acquires the signal peaks both after and before a channel selection filter and further analyzes the wanted signal and... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090209221 - Receiver with low power consumption: The present invention provides a receiver with low power consumption. The receiver with low power consumption adjusts the gain of the programmable gain amplifier based on the automatic gain controller and further optimizes the gain bandwidth product by current-adjusting unit. The current-adjusting unit thus adjusts the current provided for the... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090209219 - Rf receiver device: A radio-frequency receiver includes an RF amplification circuit which amplifies a received RF signal and generates an amplified RF signal, a mixing circuit which converts the amplified RF signal into an intermediate-frequency signal, an IF amplification circuit which generates an amplified IF signal, a first level detection circuit which detects... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20090209222 - Conversion architecture for residual spur avoidance: A method and apparatus for residual spur avoidance is disclosed. One embodiment comprises a method of generating a first local oscillator signal, mixing the first local oscillator signal with a radio frequency signal to generate an intermediate frequency signal, filtering the intermediate frequency signal at a band-pass frequency, mixing the... Agent: Matthew D. Rabdau Tektronix, Inc.

20090209223 - System and method for power savings in a wireless communication network: A method for power savings in a wireless communications network including selecting one or more connections with common performance characteristics to create a plurality of power savings classes, attributing a power savings window size to each power savings class, and aligning power savings classes with the same start time to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090209226 - Communication device, communication control method, and recording medium: A communication device includes a reception unit that receives an emergency alarm signal transmitted from a broadcasting station in an emergency, a conversion unit that executes first conversion processing for converting an analog transmission signal to a digital transmission signal at a first bit rate when the emergency alarm signal... Agent: Jackson Chen Nec Corporation Of America

20090209224 - Computer-related devices and techniques for facilitating an emergency call via a cellular or data network: The claimed invention consists of a device for use with a computer. The device may include control logic that receives a first signal corresponding to an emergency call and implements the emergency call as either a cellular-based call or a VoIP call. If two-way communication can be established with a... Agent: Arnold & Porter LLP Attn:IPDocketing Dept.

20090209225 - Emergency call system: An emergency call system includes an emergency call control portion, a communication device, a change-over switch, and an electric current limit circuit. The emergency call control portion performs an emergency call to a center in an emergency of a vehicle. The communication device communicates with the center, wherein the communication... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090209227 - Gps enabled epirb with integrated receiver: An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) comprising an integrated wireless receiver, a graphical display device, capability to utilize both internal and external GPS coordinate sources, an infrared background lighting adjustment algorithm, and a multi-LED strobe light array. The receiver provides a return communications path back to the beacon, which... Agent: Malin Haley And Dimaggio, Pa

20090209228 - System and method for providing personal and emergency service hailing in wireless network: A method and system for providing personal and emergency service hailing. A profile database stores profiles with individualized distance thresholds for each of a number of wireless devices. A wireless message proximity request is received from a requesting wireless device. Distances between a location of the requesting wireless device and... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l

20090209229 - Offline charging for sessions over a 3gpp network and a wlan access network: Communication networks and methods are disclosed for providing offline charging in a 3GPP network for sessions over a wireless local area network (WLAN) access network. A AAA server in the 3GPP network provides offline charging messages for a session to an offline charging system. If a data flow is established... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090209230 - Accessing user interactive electronic communications devices: An accessing system for a user interactive electronic communications device is disclosed. The accessing system comprises a general data interactive zone accessible via a first user input access protocol and a secure data interactive zone accessible via a security user input access protocol. The system does not prompt the user... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090209231 - Method to allow community-identity based communications using mobile phones: An apparatus in one example has: first user equipment having a first set of personal information for use in a community based network, and a second set of personal information for use in a public network; second user equipment having a first set of personal information for use in the... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090209233 - Mobile alerting network: A system for providing a mobile application includes a Mobile Subscriber Detection Authorization and Verification System (MSDAVS), to request and receive confidential information from a confidential information owner relating to a user who opted-in to a mobile service application, and to communicate the received confidential information to a mobile application... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP

20090209232 - Techniques for secure channelization between uicc and a terminal: The present invention is related to a wireless communication system. 3G UMTS mobile phone systems rely on a protected smart card called the UMTS integrated circuit card (UICC) that provides UMTS subscriber identity module (USIM) applications as a basis or root of various security measures protecting the communication path between... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090209234 - Reject mobile-terminating sms due to mobile not reachable flag: The present invention provides a technique to reduce the quantity of paging attempts to mobile terminals. The technique involves periodically rejecting mobile terminating SMS (MT-SMS) messages destined to a mobile subscriber who has already had no paging response success for a previous MT-SMS message until the mobile terminal is reachable... Agent: Patti , Hewitt & Arezina LLC

20090209235 - Converged mobile-web communications solution: A converged mobile-Web communications solution interfaces to both a mobile phone network and an Internet or Intranet network, so that services that are provided to mobile phones in the mobile phone network are also provided to Web clients in the Internet or Intranet network.... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP Howard Hughes Center

20090209237 - apparatus and method for slideshows, thumbpapers, and cliptones on a mobile phone: An apparatus and method for slideshows, thumbpapers, and cliptones on a mobile device are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a multimedia file having a video and an audio is downloaded from a source. A plurality of slides from the video of the multimedia file is chose, and an interval is... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department

20090209238 - Nametones: We professionally record original or published songs and enter someone's name or alias or nickname etc. where a key word or phrase existed before. Editing our recording in such a way that we can insert the name, and accompanying music, of someone so as to personalize the cell phone ringer... Agent: Lawrence S. Cohen, Esq. Law Office Of Lawrence S. Cohen

20090209236 - Systems methods and user state files for enabling interactions between virtual and real world identities: Methods for providing a user state file enabling interactions between virtual and real world identities include determining a real world identity of a user and determining a virtual world identity of the user. An associated user designation is provided for a first and a second associated user. A real world... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090209239 - Self-service application platform for wireless devices: A method and system are provided for enabling users of mobile devices to remotely perform self-service tasks involving a given entity without using human intermediaries. The system includes a server computer running a self-service application for the given entity; and a plurality of mobile devices, each operated by a user... Agent: Foley Hoag, LLP Patent Group, World Trade Center West

20090209240 - Auto messaging to currently connected caller: A messaging application and a telephony application can be activated on a mobile device for sending messages to a connected party while a telephone connection is established between the mobile device and the connected party. A user can compose a message or send a file from the mobile device to... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090209241 - Enhanced caller id information based on access device information via a broadband access gateway: A system and method for providing enhanced information to a user is described. A broadband access gateway communicatively coupled to a plurality of access devices may collect information about multimedia content available on the access devices and/or information exchanged with access devices. The gateway may search the collect information upon... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090209242 - Access control to communication facility: To allow a user to break out of a conference and rejoin it, multiple accessions within a predetermined period (such as one day) may be counted as a single accession in counting towards the predetermined number of accessions. Different users may be validated for use of the same resources for... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090209243 - Message filter program for a communication device: A communication device is configured to receive messages. The communication device may comprise a display screen upon which messages are displayed. A microprocessor configured to execute at least one message management program on the communication device, filters incoming messages. The message management program comprising a message filter application filters received... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090209244 - Method and system for single-step enablement of telephony functionality for a portable computer system: A method and apparatus for automatic delivery of a phone call on an electronic device regardless of whether other tasks are running on the operating system. A separate background task (“thread”), independent of the operating system, enables telephony functionality without regard to the mode of a graphical user interface. The... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.

20090209245 - Method and apparatus for configuring a wireless device through reverse advertising: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses reverse advertising to configure a new wireless device to join an existing wireless network. During operation, the new wireless device broadcasts an advertisement for itself. In response to the advertisement, the new wireless device receives information from an existing... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090209246 - Method for transmitting information and terminal device to receive data: A method for transmitting information between a data provider and data users is described in which the data users may be different with regard to their data processing capabilities. An interface is provided between the data provider and the data user, via which the data is adapted to the respective... Agent: Richard L. Mayer, Esq. Kenyon & Kenyon

20090209247 - Method for transmitting and receiving control information through pdcch: A method for efficiently transmitting and receiving control information through a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) is provided. When a User Equipment (UE) receives control information through a PDCCH, the received control information is set to be decoded in units of search spaces, each having a specific start position in... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090209248 - Method of performing random access after applying back-off: A random access procedure in a radio communication system is provided. The method of performing random access in a radio communication system includes transmitting a random access preamble using a predetermined parameter value, delaying retransmission of the random access preamble if the random access fails, initializing the predetermined parameter value... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090209249 - Method and system for transmission and/or reception calibration of mobile-telephone devices: The invention relates to a method and system for calibrating the transmission and/or reception of at least one mobile radio device wherein a respectively defined number of test signal reference level values in predetermined for the mobile device(s) for a specific number of frequencies of a test signal. The mobile... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090209250 - Providing network originated push messages for remotely testing a mobile device: Remote field testing of mobile communication devices is described herein. By way of example, network initiated data received at a mobile device or like device activated on a mobile network can be monitored. Further, an over the air (OTA) message sent by the mobile network to the monitored device can... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090209251 - Reference frequency control in multi-modal devices: The present disclosure relates to methods, systems and devices for shifting a reference frequency from a first value to a second value, the shifting characterized at least in part by a controlled transition of the reference frequency at a predetermined time-rate-of-change.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090209252 - Method, system and device for called party recovery in mobile switch center pool: A method for called party recovery in an MSC Pool, applied in a system that comprises an HLR and an MSC Pool including multiple MSC/VLRs, includes configuring a backup server for each MSC/VLR in the MSC Pool; if an MSC/VLR serving a user is down, the user has not initiated... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090209253 - Method and device for detecting a gsm channel of interest: A method for detecting a GSM channel of interest, in a wireless communication device capable of supporting broadband as well as narrowband wireless systems, includes receiving (210) analog signals across a wide bandwidth and identifying (220) possible GSM channels within that wide bandwidth. The wireless communication device then samples (230)... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090209254 - Radio communication system, radio base station, and base station switching method: A radio communication system, including; a first and second base station; and at least one terminal, wherein the first base station including: an advertisement message generation unit which generates an advertisement message including channel information of the second base station; a handover request message generation unit which generates a handover... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090209255 - Method of provding transcoding during voice-over-internet protocol handoff: The present invention provides a method for supporting handoffs of a first mobile unit in a wireless communication system that supports multiple vocoder technologies. The method includes allocating, prior to completion of a handoff of the first mobile unit, a transcoder function to the first mobile unit. The method also... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson

20090209257 - Methods and devices for determining if a handover has to be executed for a terminal: e

20090209258 - Methods and devices for determining if a handover has to be executed for a terminal:

20090209256 - Mobile communication system, and mobile unit, base station unit and method therefore: In mobile communication system having a plurality of mobile traits and a plurality of base station units, the system of the present invention is characterised in that the base station unit has a gap period length setting section for setting the length of the gap period for the mobile unit... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090209259 - System and method for performing handovers, or key management while performing handovers in a wireless communication system: Example embodiments provide a method for performing handovers and key management while performing handovers. The method includes communicating a random handover seed key protected by a secure protocol from a core component of a network to a user equipment. The secure protocol prevents the random handover seed key from being... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090209260 - Apparatus and method for call setup in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for call setup in a wireless communication system are provided. A first Mobile Station (MS) determines a DownLink (DL) duration, performs synchronization, selects one preamble code among a preamble code set reserved for the call setup of the MS out of the cell area, and transmits... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090209261 - Base station apparatus, communication terminal apparatus, and multicarrier communication method: A multicarrier communication method capable of improving the frequency utilization efficiency and the throughput of the communication system, while satisfying the QoS. A communication terminal reports the CQI about all of the subchannels included in the bandwidth of a communication channel during a first CQI report, as shown in the... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090209263 - Method for controlling radio cell monitoring system: A method controls a radio cell monitoring system. A standardized radio cell list is transmitted by a device on the network side, the device being allocated to a radio cell of interest. The radio cell list lists radio cells that are adjacent to the radio cell of interest, receiving radio... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090209262 - Traffic management employing interference management messages: Various traffic management techniques may be employed in a multi-hop wireless communication system. For example, a decision to transmit data to another node may be based on whether that node is able to effectively transmit its data. A decision to transmit an interference management message may be based on the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090209264 - System and method for adaptively controlling feedback information: A system and method for adaptively controlling feedback information according to a loading condition of a communications cell is provided. A method comprises receiving an indication from a base station, computing an amount of feedback information to transmit back to the base station using the indication, locating a feedback resource... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090209265 - Mobile system and base station system for effectively using licensed spectrum and shared spectrum: A mobile system and a base station system for effectively using a licensed spectrum and a shared spectrum are provided. The mobile system includes: an initialization unit to initialize transmitting and receiving of data using at least one of the licensed spectrum and the shared spectrum; a sensing unit to... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090209266 - Investigations: A kit and method of investigating the location of a portable telecommunications device used in making a call, includes obtaining information on the position of the receiver involved in the call. A location is surveyed by visiting the location and establishing the receiver a portable telecommunications device would use from... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090209268 - Location sensing system and method for mobile communication system: A location sensing system and method for a mobile communication system is provided for maintaining location sensing service with the support of mobile nodes when there is an insufficient number of anchor nodes for reference points. A location sensing method for a mobile communication system includes discovering, at a source... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090209267 - Method and apparatus for executing location dependent application in a mobile handset: Methods and mobile handsets provide applications with access to locality identifier information heretofore not shared with applications. By accessing the locality identifier from memory, applications can provide location-specific services, such as alarms and location-specific themes. The locality identifier can be compared to a criteria table in memory to determine if... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090209269 - Supl initialization message in a location information system and method and system for processing supl by using the same: A terminal and method and system for processing SUPL are discussed. According to one embodiment, the invention provides a method of processing a SUPL request for a terminal that has performed roaming, the method comprising: receiving a SUPL INIT message from a home SLP entity, the SUPL INIT message including... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090209270 - Location-based search-result ranking for blog documents and the like: In one embodiment, a mobile communication device is adapted to provide geography-enhanced blog search results. In response to a blog-search query entered by a user, the mobile communication device is adapted to determine a current geographical location for the mobile communication device and a home location for the user. The... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.

20090209271 - Mobile device location systems and methods: This invention is generally concerned with computer systems, methods and computer program codes for determining a location of a mobile communications device moving along a known path, and more particularly for adding location information to “drive” test data captured from a mobile device. Embodiments of the invention are particularly useful... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090209272 - Efficient sleep mode operation for ofdma systems: A communications system and method for a wireless mobile device is provided. The method includes performing sleep mode operations in a device and performing wake-up operations with one or more base stations in view of the sleep mode operations in the device. The method also includes demodulating a communications channel... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090209273 - Method of transmitting and receiving a paging message in a mobile communication system: A method of transmitting and receiving a paging message in a mobile communication system is disclosed, by which the power saving effect can be enhanced in a manner of minimizing unnecessary wake-up, decoding and demodulation of a terminal by informing the terminal of a location of a frame to receive... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090209274 - System and method for dynamically updating and serving data objects based on sender and recipient states: Methods and apparatus for managing the distribution of data objects in a communication network are disclosed. In an exemplary method, such as might be implemented at a data object server, a plurality of data objects corresponding to a first user of a first communication device are stored. State information for... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090209275 - Message robot: Enhanced messaging provided by allowing a subscriber to send a message to the system, and in response to the message, providing an enhanced messaging service. The enhanced messaging service may include receiving and forwarding content to intended recipients, providing previously received content to a requesting party, or obtaining content commensurate... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20090209276 - Communication apparatus: Node-B transmits a power profile of each frequency of transmission data as a step function to a UE. Each UE measures the amount of interference of a received signal, evaluates SINR over the entire frequency band with the power of the received signal, and transmits the evaluation result to Node-B.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090209277 - Satellite redundancy for critical applications: A system includes a method for automatically reconfiguring a satellite network with a high accuracy in order to enable system reconfiguration very quickly and at a low cost. The system employs a single axis steering mechanism.... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090209278 - access terminal battery life through search rate control: The method and apparatus as described are directed toward techniques and mechanisms to improve access terminal battery life through search rate control. Controlling the rate at which access terminals search for alternate networks in a cell, and more particularly reducing unnecessary attempts, significantly increases the battery life of the access... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090209279 - Transmission power control method, base station, base station control station, and control program thereof: In a transmission power control method for a base station in a communication system including at least a mobile station and at least one base station, the ratio of transmission power approaching a predetermined reference power is changed between a communication having a slot not transmitting a signal and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090209280 - Wireless network controller and wireless communication system: A wireless network controller according to an embodiment includes multiple base stations, having multiple wireless channels including wireless channels having different communication rates, for carrying out wireless communication with communication terminals using the wireless channels. The wireless network controller controls a base station communicating with the communication terminal before movement... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20090209281 - Portable terminal: According to an aspect of the invention, a portable terminal includes: a first audio input-output unit and a second audio input-output unit configured to receive audio or when a mode is set as an input mode and output audio when the mode is set as an output mode; and a... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090209282 - Wireless communication control apparatus and method for mobile objects: According to one aspect of wireless communication control apparatus and method for a mobile object according to the present invention, the wireless communication apparatus and method include the steps of: collecting communication-state information corresponding to positional information of the mobile object for each of a plurality of communication methods that... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090209283 - System with shared power amplifier for mobile communication terminal with mobile rfid function: Provided is a power amplifier sharing system for a mobile communication system having a mobile Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) function, particularly, a power amplifier sharing system that can reduce the power consumption and the size of a circuit in a mobile communication terminal having a mobile RFID function. The system... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20090209286 - Aggregated view of local and remote social information: Disclosed are a system and method for gathering social information that is of interest to a user of a communications device. Information is gathered both from the device itself (e.g., call logs) and remotely (e.g., from social-networking web sites). The gathered information is then intelligently aggregated and presented to the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090209287 - Cellular telephone with full computer: The present invention provides a handheld full function but miniaturized computer selectively mateable with a hands free capable cellular telephone that is insertable into a slot in the computer for both downloading data and charging the cell phone, all in a computer module the approximate lateral size and weight of... Agent: Robert J. Van Der Wall

20090209288 - Handheld computing unit of a computing device with an extended computing unit: A handheld computing unit includes a hardware section and memory. The memory includes an application section and an operating system section. The operating system section includes operational instructions that cause the hardware section to: detect a mode change request to a non-standalone mode; determine whether an extended computing unit is... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090209285 - Portable communication device having touch-sensitive input device ...: A portable communication device having a touch-sensitive input device is configured to selectively suppress spurious key press events based on the orientation of the portable communication device. The device is equipped with an orientation sensor and processing circuitry to suppress key press events when the device is oriented in a... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090209284 - Robotic cellular phone: A robotic cellular phone is disclosed. The robotic cellular phone includes a self-environmental recognition function part, a mobility function part, and an emotion function part. The self-environmental recognition function part is for recognizing an external environment by a photo sensor for a sensing luminosity of a surrounding device; a temperature... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP

20090209289 - Mobile terminal device having non-contact ic card: In a portable terminal 10 incorporating a non-contact IC 20, the non-contact IC 20 includes a card appli storage region 24 in which a card appli is stored, and the portable terminal 10 includes an appli storage region 15 in which appli's inclusive of the card appli are stored. When... Agent: Christensen O''connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20090209290 - Wireless telephone having multiple microphones: The present invention is directed to a wireless telephone having a first microphone and a second microphone and a method for processing audio signal in a wireless telephone having a first microphone and a second microphone. The wireless telephone includes a first microphone, a second microphone, and a signal processor.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090209291 - Wireless communication device and method with expedited connection release: A wireless communication device (200) and method (300) with an expedited connection release. The method (300) includes: providing (310) a wireless communication device, configured to send and receive wireless signals, the wireless communication device including a controller configured to control the operations of the wireless communication device; communicating (320) traffic... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090209292 - Image display system, terminal device, image display method and program: To provide an image display system, a terminal device, an image display method and a program in which an image displayed on the screen of the other terminal during telephone conversation is controlled with a simple circuit configuration, and a line transmission capacity is reduced. A self terminal device 100... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090209293 - Speakerphone control for mobile device: A speakerphone system integrated in a mobile device is automatically controlled based on the current state of the mobile device. In one implementation, the mobile device is controlled based on an orientation or position of the mobile device. In another implementation, the control of the speakerphone includes automatically controlling one... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090209294 - Transportable type base station device and terminal device: This invention provides a mobile base station device which can simplify the setting of internal functions, as well as a portable terminal used in operation of such a mobile base station device. In a mobile base station device 1 and a portable terminal 2, when the portable terminal 2 is... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090209295 - In-vehicle handsfree apparatus: An in-vehicle handsfree apparatus establishes a handsfree profile connection with each of a first cellular phone and a second cellular phone at the same time. When the first cellular phone is under telephone call, the second cellular phone receives an incoming call. The in-vehicle handsfree apparatus receives from the second... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090209296 - In-vehicle handsfree apparatus: An in-vehicle handsfree apparatus establishes a handsfree profile connection with at least two cellular phones. It may be determined that a first cellular phone and a second cellular phone are receiving incoming calls at the same time, or that while a first cellular phone is calling, a second cellular phone... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090209297 - In-vehicle handsfree apparatus: An in-vehicle handsfree apparatus establishes a handsfree profile connection with a first cellular phone and a second cellular phone simultaneously. It is assumed that while the first cellular phone is in a calling state, the second cellular phone receives an incoming call. When a user operates a response to the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090209298 - In-vehicle handsfree apparatus: An in-vehicle handsfree apparatus is disclosed. The in-vehicle handsfree apparatus includes a handsfree connection section and a control section. The connection section establishes connection with first and second cellular phones by using a handsfree communication protocol. When the control section determines that the first and second cellular phones are respectively... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090209299 - Electronic device provided with a battery unit: An electronic device includes a printed circuit board having a first ground contact and a second ground contact; an antenna unit having a ground contact end coupled to the first ground contact of the printed circuit board; and a battery unit. The battery unit includes a cell body, a cell... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090209300 - Apparatus, and associated method, for selecting speech coder operational rates: An apparatus and an associated method for facilitating selection of CODEC availability from amongst a set of CODECs at a communication device. A battery power measurer measures the stored energy level of a battery power supply that powers a communication device of which the CODEC forms a portion. A selector... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090209301 - Electronic device with detachable keypad module: The invention provides an electronic device with a detachable keypad module including a casing, a main circuit board and a detachable keypad module. The detachable keypad module is slidingly disposed at the casing and electrically connected to the main circuit board. The detachable keypad module includes a plurality of keys,... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090209302 - Mobile terminal having a light source: A mobile terminal includes a base including a plurality of light transmission parts, with at least one light source inside the base. A plurality of light guides may be connected to the plurality of light transmission parts from the outside of the base. Each light guide includes a first surface... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090209303 - Automatic recharging wireless headset: A wireless headset has a body, an ear clip, and at least two devices for converting at least two different sources of energy into electrical power. The body includes an RF integrated circuit in electrical communication with an antenna and a baseband circuit, the baseband circuit being in electrical communication... Agent: Vidas, Arrett & Steinkraus, P.A.

20090209304 - Earset assembly using acoustic waveguide: An earset assembly including a first earpiece, a second earpiece, and an electrical circuit. The first earpiece includes an internal microphone to capture speech of a user and an internal speaker, and is positionable with respect to a first ear of the user so that the internal microphone detects the... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090209306 - Multi-function slide mechanism for a mobile communication device: The application is directed at a mobile communication device including a sliding element having a cover portion and an elongated portion extending from the cover portion. An actuator is located on the sliding element such that when the sliding element is in a first position, access to a predetermined device... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman

20090209305 - Personal portable device: A personal portable device includes: a first device body; a slide guide combined with the first device body, the slide guide comprising a guide hole; a shaft which is inserted into the slide guide to slide; and a second device body spaced apart from the shaft by a predetermined distance... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

  
08/13/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20090203309 - Radio relay station and radio terminal: A receiving process is controlled so that a first reception period during which a radio signal may be received from a first radio unit and a second reception period during which a radio signal may be received from the first radio unit using a frequency different from a frequency used... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090203310 - Superposition transmission and detection of access and backhaul signals: According to one embodiment of the invention, a wireless communication system (WCS) has a wireless relay and a base station adapted to process wireless access traffic for one or more mobile terminals (MTs) and to process wireless backhaul traffic. The wireless relay is adapted to generate a superimposed signal having... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.

20090203311 - Radio wave reception device, radio wave clock, and repeater: A received low-frequency standard radio wave, which is an amplitude modulation signal, is converted to an intermediate frequency signal Sa, and is output to a detection circuit and an AGC circuit. The detection circuit and AGC circuit generates an RF control signal Sf1 and IF control signal Sf2 from the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20090203312 - Method and system for antenna geometry for multiple antenna handsets: Certain embodiments for antenna geometry for multiple antenna handsets may include receiving RF signals via a patch antenna coupled to a signal processing circuitry within a mobile terminal. The signal processing circuitry may process the RF signals, comprising at least one of a plurality of polarizations that are received by... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203315 - Detector, rf circuit with detector, and mobile device with rf circuit: The detector is reduced in DC power consumption when an input signal is at a low amplitude level. The detector includes first and second input terminals, first and second transistors, and a load element. The first and second input terminals are supplied with complementary input signals reverse to each other... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090203313 - Method and device for transmitting data by charge modulation: A contactless data transmission device includes an antenna circuit supplying an alternating voltage in the presence of an alternating excitation field, a charge modulation transistor having a control terminal receiving a charge modulation signal having at least one low state and one high state, and a conduction terminal receiving the... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090203314 - System for signal transmission by magnetic induction in a near-field propagation mode, with antenna tuning for link budget optimization: A signal transmission system (STS) comprises a transmitter (T) with a first LC circuit comprising a first coil (C1) intended to be fed with signals having a chosen carrier frequency, and a receiver (R) with a second LC circuit comprising a second coil (C2) and coupled to a circuit front-end... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090203317 - Method and apparatus for event confirmation using personal area network: A method and a system for confirming an event using a short-range wireless communications network are disclosed. The mechanism includes various steps including monitoring the event, verifying the event, and performing a function when the event is verified. In one embodiment, a series of events are initially entered in a... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20090203316 - Method for using bluetooth module to process non-bluetooth signals: An electronic device having a communications module with a first set of data rates can be enabled to use the communications module to process signals received from a source that uses a second set of data rates. The device may generate packets, frames, etc. at the first set of data... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090203319 - Citizens band radio with wireless cellular telephone connectivity: A wireless communication device for use in connection with a cellular telephone is disclosed and a transceiver radio such as a citizens band radio. The wireless communication device of the present invention provides enhanced audio broadcasting capabilities for an operator of the device by providing a larger, more powerful speaker... Agent: Hitchcock Evert LLP

20090203318 - Headset: The invention relates to a headset comprising a housing with an earphone and at least one user interface input or output function, said headset also comprising a fastening element arranged for positioning the headset close to a person's ear during use. According to the invention, said headset furthermore comprises an... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203320 - Asynchronous interference management based on timeslot overlap: Interference management may involve the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes that are experiencing interference and appropriate responses by potential interferers that receive the interference management messages. Upon detection of interfering signals, a wireless node may determine whether the signals are from a synchronous interferer or an asynchronous... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203321 - Method of estimating electromagnetic wave intensity for mobile communication device and mobile communication device thereof: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus of estimating the intensity of the electromagnetic wave of a mobile communication device. According to the method of the present invention, step (a) is firstly performed to retrieve a transmission power of the mobile communication device. Secondly, step (b) is performed... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090203322 - Asynchronous interference management: Interference management may involve the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes that are experiencing interference and appropriate responses by potential interferers that receive the interference management messages. Upon detection of interfering signals, a wireless node may determine whether the signals are from a synchronous interferer or an asynchronous... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203323 - Uplink control signaling in a communication system: A system and method for uplink control signaling in a communication system includes a step of transmitting (200) the uplink control signaling in a frequency resource of the communication system reserved for random access. In particular, this step (200) can include allowing (202) the Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090203326 - Digital broadcast receiver capacity signalling metadata: Embodiments are directed to transmitting receiver-capacity-signalling data that specifies a plurality of receiver capacities to be used for receiving a service. The signalled receiver capacities may include: a type of time interleaver being used and a minimum burst interval between two consequent bursts. The signaled receiver capacities may also specify:... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090203324 - Radio communication system, interleave pattern control device, and interleave pattern control method: Disclosed is an interleave pattern control device which can reduce a reception error percentage when an interleave pattern of a repetition symbol is controlled. In an interleave selecting unit (106) as the interleave pattern control device, calculation units (123-1 to 123-N) individually calculate the signal quality of the repetition synthesization... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090203325 - Selectively skipping listen windows in power saving mode in multi-mode radio handsets: Disclosed is a method of selectively skipping one or more listen windows during power saving (i.e., sleep mode) operation in a multi-mode radio handset capable of operating on a plurality of radio access networks (RANs). A multi-mode radio handset signals a base station to which it is currently in communication... Agent: Williams Mullen

20090203327 - Rf polar transmitter and integrated circuit with programmable baseband filtering and methods for use therewith: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter includes a transmitter processing module that generates a processed signal and a modulating signal based on outbound data. A programmable delay module generates a first plurality of delayed signals from the processed signal, wherein a delayed signal of the first plurality of delayed signals is... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203328 - Method and apparatus for rf communication system signal to noise ratio improvement: The signal to noise ratio performance of a RF communication system can be improved by providing resistance to transmitter self-jamming and eliminating or reducing the need for a transmit rejection filter or other measures such as limiters or blanking switches. An anti-jam low noise amplifier provides enough rejection and jamming... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)

20090203329 - Patient medication iv delivery pump with wireless communication to a hospital information management system: A wireless communication system from an IV medication infusion pump to a hospital information management system (HIMS) is disclosed. The system includes an IV pump having pump operation circuitry for monitoring pre-selected characteristics of pump operation indicative of IV administration of medication to a patient. A transmitter or transceiver is... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090203330 - Main device of cordless telephone system: There is provided a main device of a cordless telephone system that performs communication with at least one additional device, each of which includes a search unit that intermittently searches for a radio wave generated from the main device, and a search stopping unit that stops execution of the search... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090203331 - Method and apparatus for accessing a network computer to establish a push-to-talk session: A wireless phone user registered for push-to-talk (PTT) services desires a push-to-talk session with a party on a network computer accessible via a public data network (like the Internet) that is not registered with any PTT service. The registered user enters a unique identifier, as a destination address for such... Agent: Rissman Hendricks & Oliverio, LLP

20090203333 - High-speed data transmitters: Data transmitter embodiments are provided which are particularly useful as interface devices for accurate and reliable transmittal of data from high-speed data system devices such as analog-to-digital converters. Transmitter embodiments have been found to provide excellent fidelity of data transfer at high data rates (e.g., 4 gigabits/second) while consuming only... Agent: Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Dawson

20090203332 - Sending and receiving information: t

20090203334 - Rf polar transmitter with controlled amplitude modulation and methods for use therewith: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter includes a transmitter processing module that generates a phase signal that is phase modulated based on outbound data and that generates a amplitude signal that is amplitude modulated based on the outbound data, wherein the amplitude signal is generated in accordance with an amplitude transition... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203335 - Apparatus and method for partial adaptive transmission in multiple-input multiple-output system: An apparatus and method for partial adaptive transmission in a Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) system are provided. The method includes estimating a correlation matrix between Transmit (Tx) antennas and an average Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) and generating a long-term precoding matrix composed of a predetermined number of dominant eigen dimensions... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090203336 - Detector with complementary response slope: A measurement signal from a detector may have a complementary polarity. For example, an RF power detector may generate an output signal that decreases in magnitude in response to an increasing input signal. In one embodiment, the RF power detector may include a series of transconductance detector cells arranged to... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.

20090203337 - Identification of target signals in radio frequency pulsed environments: A system and method to detect a signal of interest. In one embodiment, the system comprises a memory including a first parameter value, a second parameter value, a third parameter value and a program to identify active video values and null values in a first plurality of signals including the... Agent: Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Office Of Counsel

20090203338 - Selective fast image rejection: Selective fast image rejection. Selective down conversion processing is performed on a received signal based on the signal strength of that received signal. As few as two possible down conversion frequencies can be employed so that the received signal is down converted either to a first down converted signal having... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203339 - Methods and apparatus for predicting a channel quality indicator in a communication system: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for predicting a channel quality indicator in a communication system, and in particular a delayed receiver. A disclosed method for determining the predictive channel quality indicator for a delayed receiver includes determining at least one channel quality indicator from a non-delayed receiver. The method also... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203340 - Receiver for receiving at least two types of signals, data communication system and vehicle including a receiver: A receiver for receiving different types of signals includes a receiver input for receiving a receiver input signal. A signal converter can convert the receiver input signal into a receiver output signal. A receiver output is connected to a converter output of the signal converter, for outputting the receiver output... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20090203341 - Wireless receiver and wireless communication system having the same: A wireless receiver includes a feedback path, and a main path. The feedback path feeds back a first signal at a predetermined frequency range to remove a desired signal at the predetermined frequency range, and the feedback path to outputs an accumulated blocker error signal. The predetermined frequency range is... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20090203342 - Fast image rejection: Fast image rejection. Dual down conversion processing of a received signal by performing both low side injection and high side injection thereby generating a first down converted signal and a second down converted signal. Analysis of one or both of the first and second down converted signals, including the signal... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203343 - Device and methods for enhanced matched filtering based on correntropy: A signal processing device is provided, the device having a signal input for receiving a signal conveyed over a channel and defining a received signal. The device further includes one or more filters for generating a signal response based upon the received signal. The signal response includes an estimated value... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090203344 - Methods and systems for stereo noise mitigation: Methods and systems are disclosed that mitigate stereo noise in FM broadcast receivers by assessing L−R (left-minus-right) and L+R (left-plus-right) levels within tuned FM channels. These assessments are used to facilitate control of a blend from stereo output signals to mono output signals in order to reduce and mitigate stereo... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20090203346 - Down-converter and calibration method thereof: A mixer and calibration method thereof are provided. A direct conversion receiver comprises a differential loading pair utilizing at least one binary weighted resistor. The binary weighted resistor is adjustable to provide a resistance linear to a digital code, comprising a fixed resistor and an adjustable resistor cascaded to the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090203345 - Method and system for down-converting an electromagnetic signal, transforms for same, and aperture relationships: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, and combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal are described herein. Briefly stated, in embodiments the invention operates by receiving an EM signal and recursively operating on approximate half cycles (½, 1½, 2½, etc.) of the carrier signal. The recursive operations can be... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090203347 - Mixer circuits for second order intercept point calibration: A balanced mixer circuit (300, 400, 500, 600, 700 and 800) in a baseband receiver (202) includes an oscillator circuit (212), a mixer (214 and 215), a digital-to-analog converter (258 and 259) and a digital signal processor (250). The mixer includes CMOS devices (301, 302, 303 and 304). In response... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l

20090203348 - Receiver and electronic apparatus including the same: A receiver includes a first receiving section, a second receiving section, and a controller. A controller is operable to switch between a diversity receiving mode in which both of the first receiving section and the second receiving section are activated and a single receiving mode in which the first receiving... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090203350 - List-based emergency calling device: An emergency services automatic dialing device enables at least one number in a list of alternate numbers to be called prior to dialing an emergency services number (e.g., 911). This enables a user of a corresponding portable transceiver to try to reach someone else (e.g., a family member) before having... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20090203349 - Wireless security system: A wireless security system including a portable security apparatus for communicating in a point-to-point manner with a personal communication device in order to allow transmission of a signal indicating an alarm condition by the personal communication device to a remote user and to allow remote configuration of the system by... Agent: Sheldon Mak Rose & Anderson PC

20090203353 - Charging in a communication system: A method and a system for determining a charge for a communication in a communications network is provided. A message is received from a user equipment. The message comprises a payload and is addressed to a plurality of destinations. A first message is sent towards a destination of the plurality... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090203351 - Communication control device, location-dependent charge control system, and location-dependent charge control method: A communication control device (500) is capable of communicating with both a portable telephone terminal (100) and a location management device (400) that specifies the location of the portable telephone terminal (100). The communication control device (500) includes: a charge area management storage unit (530) that holds data regarding fee... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090203352 - Mobile phone/device usage tracking system and method: Disclosed are systems and methods that enable organizations, for example corporations and legal firms, to manage mobile communication devices and device usage, and to automatically and remotely apply or link that usage to particular departments and/or clients.... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20090203354 - Communication terminal: There is provided a communication terminal comprising: a readout unit which reads out, from a plurality of storage media each storing an identifier concerning a communication line, the identifiers; a communication unit which determines the communication lines based on the identifiers read out by the readout unit, and performs communication... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090203356 - Method, system and apparatus for locking information: In embodiments of the invention, there is provided with a method, system, and apparatus for locking information. Specifically, a server sends a lock message carrying lock object information to a mobile terminal; the mobile terminal locks a lock object according to the lock message, the lock object corresponding to the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090203355 - Mobile electronic security apparatus and method: A mobile electronic security device may include a biometric sensor to measure a physical characteristic of a user, an interface component to operatively couple the electronic security device with another device, and a control circuit that are assembled as a single portable unit. Other components, such as a battery, a... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203357 - Providing access to information of multiple types via coordination of distinct information services: Techniques are described for providing users of client devices with coordinated access to information and/or functionality of multiple types, such as by using multiple types of connections to multiple information services of distinct types that exchange context information related to activities of the users and/or clients. The client devices can... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090203359 - Method and system for wireless message-based advertising: Systems and methods for message-based advertising in a wireless communications network are described. A digital message is contained in a data packet set in transit from a terminal of a sender to a terminal of a recipient. At least one of the terminals is implemented as a mobile telephone. The... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP

20090203358 - Mobile apparatus: According to one aspect of the invention, a mobile apparatus includes: a notification section configured to notify a user of an incoming mail by means of sound or vibration; a display section configured to display mail information related to the incoming mail; a setting section configured to set an operation... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090203362 - Cellphone extensions: Extensions are provided for mobile electronic devices including cellphones, wherein different extensions may correspond to different communication contexts. In an exemplary embodiment, a call is answered using an automated answering system. The caller is requested to enter an extension number. In response to the extension number, a call alert (such... Agent: Michael J. Ure

20090203360 - Method and system for data exchange when a call is established on a non-class a cellular endpoint: A telecommunication system and method that allow a data exchange to be initiated while a user is engaged in a voice communication using a non-class A endpoint (e.g., cellular telephone, personal digital assistant, etc.) with another party. One example method maintains a first voice communication leg to the wireless device... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090203365 - Method for providing a receiver's terminal with multimedia contents before a call is connected: Disclosed is a method for providing a target mobile station with a multimedia content such as audio or video content before a call an originating mobile station attempted to connect is answered by the target mobile station. A mobile communication network protocol for multimedia transmission between a target mobile station... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090203363 - Mobile wireless terminal device: A non-contact IC control unit 203 reads information, which is acquired and stored by a non-contact IC 202 via short-distance communication with a reader/writer 206, each time an interrupt is received from a timer unit 207 and, if data that is read includes new function limiting information on a mobile... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090203361 - Providing relevant advertisements or other content based on a communications identifier: Described is a technology by which a communications identifier such as a telephone number is used in selecting relevant content (e.g., an advertisement) for outputting as audible and/or visible information to a destination device. The communications identifier is used like a search term/keyword to determine content relevant to that identifier.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090203364 - System for and method of providing information: A method and system (2) for providing information to a mobile communications device (8), such as a mobile phone (8), is provided. The method comprises providing selection means, such as a button, icon or the like, for enabling selection of information, such as content that a user (4) wishes to... Agent: Hayes, Soloway P.C.

20090203366 - Apparatus, and associated method, for informing dedicated mode connected mobile station of packet service capabilities in a coverage area: An apparatus, and an associated methodology, for identifying to a circuit-switch-connected mobile station with an indication of packet-service capabilities available to a mobile station. A message generator at the network generates a message that includes an indication of the network-entity capabilities with respect to packet communications. A field of the... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090203367 - Method of ordering location-specific services: A method of ordering location-specific services in which RFID or NFC interaction between an RFID or NFC-enabled portable device or a mobile telephone of a user, on the one hand, and a location and service-specific smartposter comprising at least one RFID or NFC label or tag or a location and... Agent: Milde & Hoffberg, LLP

20090203369 - Appointment application for use in electronic equipment: A method, device and computer program for coordinating a communication session between an individual and a user of a portable communication device. A portable communication device is provided having an appointment application program stored in memory. The appointment application program includes a queue indicative of a plurality of contacts that... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203368 - Automated recording of virtual device interface: The present invention provides a means for automated interaction with a Mobile Device to create a graph of the menu system, Mobile Applications, and Mobile Services available on the Mobile Device. The information recorded in the graph can then be played back interactively at a later time. In order to... Agent: Morrison & Foerster, LLP

20090203371 - Device, system and method for selecting number and opening account for prepaid subscriber: A system, device and method for selecting numbers and opening accounts for prepaid subscribers are disclosed. The system includes at least one device for selecting numbers and opening accounts for prepaid subscribers and at least one terminal for selecting numbers and opening accounts for prepaid subscribers. The technical solution of... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090203370 - Mobile device peer volume polling: A system for performing peer volume polling is presented. A request is transmitted to peer mobile devices using a polling function in a mobile device. The polling function requests audible operation level setting data from peer mobile devices within a predetermined distance of the mobile device. A map is computed... Agent: Duke W. Yee Yee & Associates, P.C.

20090203372 - Synchronous and asynchronous interference management: Interference management may involve the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes that are experiencing interference and appropriate responses by potential interferers that receive the interference management messages. Upon detection of interfering signals, a wireless node may determine whether the signals are from a synchronous interferer or an asynchronous... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203373 - Modifying mobile network signal propagation predictions: Technologies are provided herein for modifying mobile network signal propagation predictions. According to embodiments, signal characteristics are received from a network management system. The signal characteristics correspond to signals propagating in a predetermined portion of a mobile telephone network. An initial signal propagation prediction that corresponds to the predetermined portion... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC

20090203374 - Method for sending status information in mobile telecommunications system and receiver of mobile telecommunications: Disclosed is a method of sending status information (STATUS PDU) in which a receiving side reports a data received state to a transmitting side in a mobile telecommunication system. A receiving side RLC entity considers an available radio resource to construct a status PDU fit to the size of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090203375 - Method and system for automatic seamless mobility: A telecommunication system and method for automatically and seamlessly switching voice calls on a wireless mobile device between different wireless network services during the same conversation without user interaction and without being noticeable to the parties on the call. For example, a voice call at a mobile device using the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090203376 - Suitable trigger mechanism to control new cell identification in ue when in drx mode: A cell identification method is provided. The method includes determining a reception state in a wireless device and comparing a reception cycle to a subframe parameter in the wireless device. The method also includes identifying a subsequent wireless cell within a predetermined time of the comparison.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203377 - Radio base station apparatus, pilot transmission method thereof, and a terminal apparatus: In conditions of low data traffic, such as during the night, when transmitting pilots in a downlink radio transmission zone, sub frames are divided into (1) first sub frames that transmit common pilots over a whole transmission band, and (2) second sub frames that transmit common pilots over a specified... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090203379 - Method and system for location-based prearranged hand-off: Methods and systems for location-based prearranged hand-off are disclosed and may include pre-arranging hand-off of communication services with a mobile communication device (MCD) based on present and future locations of the MCD and the availability of wireless services in the locations. The MCD may include location-determining capability which may include... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203378 - Mobile communication system, control device thereof, mobile terminal, and database constructing method: A mobile communication system comprises base stations, a mobile terminal and a control device. The mobile terminal comprises a report unit reports a reception power of a radio wave from a current station and a next station to the control device for each base station switch processing. The control device... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090203380 - System and method for handover of mobile station in a wireless mobile communication system: A method for handover by a Mobile Station (MS) in a wireless mobile communication system is provided. The MS receives from a serving Base Station (BS) an identifier and an interference level value of a neighboring BS. The MS determines a hysteresis margin value used for determining handover from the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090203381 - Radio network controller, a mobile communication system, and a neighbor cell list filtering method: The present invention provides a mobile communication system, a radio network controller (RNC), and a neighbor cell list filtering method which can control the selection of a frequency to be used at the hard handover performed in a network environment using a plurality of frequency bands and frequencies to reduce... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090203382 - System for interactive queuing through public communication networks: The invention pertains to a system and method of interactive queue management through public communication networks. Interactive queue management allows business or automated systems to easily and efficiently interact with waiting individuals in any queue through the individuals' preferred communication device, e.g., telephone, mobile phone, smart phone, wirelessly enabled PDA... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20090203384 - Random access channel frequency allocation: The present invention provides a method of allocating a frequency parameter for random access preamble transmission. The method includes determining a fixed location, in an operating bandwidth, of a frequency region for random access transmission wherein a relative location parameter defines the fixed location of the frequency region according to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090203383 - Transmission of feedback information on pusch in wireless networks: A transmission of feedback information from a secondary to a primary node occurs in a plurality of N logical time durations. The secondary node receives an allocation of resources comprising a plurality of resource elements on an uplink shared data channel. The secondary node generates feedback information in response to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090203385 - Sector interference management based on inter-sector performance: Providing fairness-based metrics for managing inter-sector interference of a mobile AN is described herein. By way of example, accumulation of resource utilization messages (RUMs) at a sector of the mobile AN can be based at least in part on a performance metric of that sector as compared with one or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203386 - Positioning using enhanced pilot signal: Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment, a method of transmitting signals is provided. Signal waveforms are transmitted from at least two respective sectors. The at least two respective sectors are from at least two different sets of a superset of sectors. The transmitted signal waveforms include signal waveforms at least... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203388 - Anticipatory location-based mobile communication media transfer: Methods and systems for anticipatory location-based mobile communication media transfer are disclosed and may include pre-planning communication of information with a mobile communication device (MCD) based on present and future locations of the MCD and the availability of wireless services. The MCD may include location-determining capability which may include one... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203387 - Method and system for generating targeted content: In one embodiment of a method for generating targeted content, an indication of a geographic position is received from a mobile electronic device. An instance of targeted content is generated based upon the geographic position of the mobile electronic device.... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited C/o Wagner Blecher

20090203391 - Contact matching of changing content across platforms: A method includes matching at least one device-associated contact from a list of contacts on a mobile device with at least one web-associated contact from another list of contacts associated with a web-based application and downloading media content associated with the at least one web-associated contact to the mobile device... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20090203390 - Method and systems for dynamic assignment of common short codes for shared use text message routing: A computer-readable medium encoded with executable instructions for a text messaging service for dynamically associating a first user to a first business via a shared common short code is provided. The instructions are for receiving a first text message from a first user via a first shared common short code,... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090203392 - System and method for managing short message service communications for a radio station hosted event: A system and method for communicating with an audience. The system includes a radio transmitter that transmits a first communication to a plurality of audience members. A server receives a plurality of short message service communications, wherein each of the plurality of short message service communications is transmitted from a... Agent: The Law Office Of Edward L Bishop

20090203389 - Systems and methods for synchronizing information using short message services and email services: Methods and apparatus for synchronizing information via SMS and email services are disclosed. Devices are set to check locally for information updates and to receive information updates from other devices. When an information update occurs, a device prepares a message with the updated information and transmits the message to other... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090203393 - Momentary burst protocol for wireless communication: A method for communicating data using a “burst protocol” includes enabling power to transmitters and receivers when needed to balance power consumption with latency and unscheduled communication. A transmitter transmits a plurality of packets indicative of substantially the same payload. Power then may be disabled to the transmitter. A first... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090203394 - Location based handoff: A method includes determining a coverage area for each of a plurality of base stations. The method also includes receiving a first location parameter indicative of a mobile unit's location. The method further includes transitioning a first connection between the mobile unit and a first base station of the plurality... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090203395 - Amplitude modulation radio transmission with extended bandwidth: A system provides a high-fidelity audio signal from an amplitude modulation (AM) transmission that includes an audio signal. The system receives, with a radio device, the amplitude modulation (AM) transmission, and retrieves, with the radio device, the audio signal from the amplitude modulation (AM) transmission. The system also extends, with... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090203397 - Method of configuring a multi-network terminal and an associated multi-network terminal: A method and apparatus are provided for configuring a multi-network telecommunications terminal, which communicates with a number of telecommunications networks offering a plurality of telecommunications services. The terminal includes a plurality of interfaces for accessing the services offered. When the terminal accesses one of the services offered, via one of... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090203396 - Multi-band radio frequency (rf) communication device using a single antenna: A GPS-enabled, multi-band wireless communication device (WCD) uses a single antenna for receiving global positioning system (GPS) signals and for transmitting and receiving radio frequency (RF) signals in plural RF communication bands. The RF communication bands can include the Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) band, cellular band and Personal Communication Service... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

20090203399 - Integrated circuit with communication and rfid functions and methods for use therewith: An integrated circuit includes a radio frequency identification (RFID) transceiver that communicates RFID data with a remote RFID device via an on-chip coil. A wireless telephone transceiver section coupled to communicate wireless telephony data with a remote wireless telephony device. A baseband processing module produces inbound data from an inbound... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203398 - Multi-function slide element for a mobile communication device: The application is directed at a mobile communication device comprising a body; and a sliding element, slidable longitudinally along the body; wherein the sliding element is slidable between a first and a second position, such that when said sliding element is in one of said first or second positions, an... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman

20090203400 - Sheet feed assembly: A sheet feed assembly with a pair of rollers to feed sheets of media along a feed path. The roller pair has a drive roller and an idler roller. The drive roller is mounted between two bearings and for rotation about its longitudinal axis. The idler roller is shorter than... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090203403 - Mobile communication device notifier: The present invention provides for a system and method for communication between a mobile communication device and an auxiliary processing interface. Remote interfacing with an auxiliary processor enables the provision of services available to a mobile communication device through a more user friendly interface, for example, a larger display for... Agent: Dr. D. Graeser Ltd.

20090203401 - Selecting and propagating information from phone to accessory: A method and apparatus for generating information at an external electronic device to be displayed on an accessory device is disclosed. The external electronic device receives registration information on at least one display area from the accessory device. The registration information is then stored in the external electronic device. When... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203402 - Utilizing mobile device functionality from remote computers: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for utilizing mobile device information and functionality from separate computing devices. A synchronization operation is performed to update a data store with communication information from a mobile device. The synchronization operation is performed wirelessly with the mobile device. A user of a separate computing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090203404 - Chip card with simultaneous contact and contact-less operations: A chip card receives and processes what-ever combination of contact data and contact-less data is available to allow multiple functionalities for the chip card. A micro-computer of the chip card is adapted to simultaneously receive and process contact data from a contact interface and contact-less data from a contact-less interface.... Agent: Law Office Of Monica H Choi

20090203406 - Cellular antenna: An antenna for communicating with mobile devices in a land-based cellular communication system via an antenna beam having a width, azimuth angle and downtilt angle. The antenna includes: a two dimensional array of radiating elements (31-34); and a feed network (35-39) from a feed line to the radiating elements. The... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20090203405 - Data transmission method, base station and user transceiver: A multicarrier data transmission method and a base station (200) are provided. The base station comprises an antenna arrangement (204 to 208) configured to form multiple antenna beams, and a first controller (800) configured to divide subcarriers of the multicarrier transmission into more than one subcarrier group and allocate each... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090203407 - Implementing calling restrictions between communication networks: An apparatus and method for implementing calling restrictions between communication networks includes a first step of defining call control parameters in a repository. A next step includes initiating a call from the first network via a gateway for a target identifier in the second network. A next step includes making... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090203408 - User interface with multiple simultaneous focus areas: The present application relates to a system and method for a user interface for key-pad driven devices, such as mobile phones. The user interface provides an ability to control two simultaneous focus elements on a display screen at once. Each focus element can be controlled by a separate set of... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090203410 - Method and apparatus for reducing standby power consumption of a handheld communication system: A method for managing operation of a device is disclosed and may include performing the following using one or more processors and/or circuits in a handheld multistandard communication system, the one or more processors and/or circuits comprising a control device and one or more other devices: receiving from the control... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203409 - Umts fdd modem optimized for high data rate applications: A method and apparatus for optimization of a modem for high data rate applications comprise a plurality of hardware accelerators which are configured to perform data processing functions, wherein the hardware accelerators are parameterized, a processor is configured to selectively activate accelerators according to the desired function to conserve power... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

  
08/13/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20090203309 - Radio relay station and radio terminal: A receiving process is controlled so that a first reception period during which a radio signal may be received from a first radio unit and a second reception period during which a radio signal may be received from the first radio unit using a frequency different from a frequency used... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090203310 - Superposition transmission and detection of access and backhaul signals: According to one embodiment of the invention, a wireless communication system (WCS) has a wireless relay and a base station adapted to process wireless access traffic for one or more mobile terminals (MTs) and to process wireless backhaul traffic. The wireless relay is adapted to generate a superimposed signal having... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.

20090203311 - Radio wave reception device, radio wave clock, and repeater: A received low-frequency standard radio wave, which is an amplitude modulation signal, is converted to an intermediate frequency signal Sa, and is output to a detection circuit and an AGC circuit. The detection circuit and AGC circuit generates an RF control signal Sf1 and IF control signal Sf2 from the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20090203312 - Method and system for antenna geometry for multiple antenna handsets: Certain embodiments for antenna geometry for multiple antenna handsets may include receiving RF signals via a patch antenna coupled to a signal processing circuitry within a mobile terminal. The signal processing circuitry may process the RF signals, comprising at least one of a plurality of polarizations that are received by... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203315 - Detector, rf circuit with detector, and mobile device with rf circuit: The detector is reduced in DC power consumption when an input signal is at a low amplitude level. The detector includes first and second input terminals, first and second transistors, and a load element. The first and second input terminals are supplied with complementary input signals reverse to each other... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090203313 - Method and device for transmitting data by charge modulation: A contactless data transmission device includes an antenna circuit supplying an alternating voltage in the presence of an alternating excitation field, a charge modulation transistor having a control terminal receiving a charge modulation signal having at least one low state and one high state, and a conduction terminal receiving the... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090203314 - System for signal transmission by magnetic induction in a near-field propagation mode, with antenna tuning for link budget optimization: A signal transmission system (STS) comprises a transmitter (T) with a first LC circuit comprising a first coil (C1) intended to be fed with signals having a chosen carrier frequency, and a receiver (R) with a second LC circuit comprising a second coil (C2) and coupled to a circuit front-end... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090203317 - Method and apparatus for event confirmation using personal area network: A method and a system for confirming an event using a short-range wireless communications network are disclosed. The mechanism includes various steps including monitoring the event, verifying the event, and performing a function when the event is verified. In one embodiment, a series of events are initially entered in a... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20090203316 - Method for using bluetooth module to process non-bluetooth signals: An electronic device having a communications module with a first set of data rates can be enabled to use the communications module to process signals received from a source that uses a second set of data rates. The device may generate packets, frames, etc. at the first set of data... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090203319 - Citizens band radio with wireless cellular telephone connectivity: A wireless communication device for use in connection with a cellular telephone is disclosed and a transceiver radio such as a citizens band radio. The wireless communication device of the present invention provides enhanced audio broadcasting capabilities for an operator of the device by providing a larger, more powerful speaker... Agent: Hitchcock Evert LLP

20090203318 - Headset: The invention relates to a headset comprising a housing with an earphone and at least one user interface input or output function, said headset also comprising a fastening element arranged for positioning the headset close to a person's ear during use. According to the invention, said headset furthermore comprises an... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203320 - Asynchronous interference management based on timeslot overlap: Interference management may involve the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes that are experiencing interference and appropriate responses by potential interferers that receive the interference management messages. Upon detection of interfering signals, a wireless node may determine whether the signals are from a synchronous interferer or an asynchronous... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203321 - Method of estimating electromagnetic wave intensity for mobile communication device and mobile communication device thereof: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus of estimating the intensity of the electromagnetic wave of a mobile communication device. According to the method of the present invention, step (a) is firstly performed to retrieve a transmission power of the mobile communication device. Secondly, step (b) is performed... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090203322 - Asynchronous interference management: Interference management may involve the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes that are experiencing interference and appropriate responses by potential interferers that receive the interference management messages. Upon detection of interfering signals, a wireless node may determine whether the signals are from a synchronous interferer or an asynchronous... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203323 - Uplink control signaling in a communication system: A system and method for uplink control signaling in a communication system includes a step of transmitting (200) the uplink control signaling in a frequency resource of the communication system reserved for random access. In particular, this step (200) can include allowing (202) the Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090203326 - Digital broadcast receiver capacity signalling metadata: Embodiments are directed to transmitting receiver-capacity-signalling data that specifies a plurality of receiver capacities to be used for receiving a service. The signalled receiver capacities may include: a type of time interleaver being used and a minimum burst interval between two consequent bursts. The signaled receiver capacities may also specify:... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090203324 - Radio communication system, interleave pattern control device, and interleave pattern control method: Disclosed is an interleave pattern control device which can reduce a reception error percentage when an interleave pattern of a repetition symbol is controlled. In an interleave selecting unit (106) as the interleave pattern control device, calculation units (123-1 to 123-N) individually calculate the signal quality of the repetition synthesization... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090203325 - Selectively skipping listen windows in power saving mode in multi-mode radio handsets: Disclosed is a method of selectively skipping one or more listen windows during power saving (i.e., sleep mode) operation in a multi-mode radio handset capable of operating on a plurality of radio access networks (RANs). A multi-mode radio handset signals a base station to which it is currently in communication... Agent: Williams Mullen

20090203327 - Rf polar transmitter and integrated circuit with programmable baseband filtering and methods for use therewith: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter includes a transmitter processing module that generates a processed signal and a modulating signal based on outbound data. A programmable delay module generates a first plurality of delayed signals from the processed signal, wherein a delayed signal of the first plurality of delayed signals is... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203328 - Method and apparatus for rf communication system signal to noise ratio improvement: The signal to noise ratio performance of a RF communication system can be improved by providing resistance to transmitter self-jamming and eliminating or reducing the need for a transmit rejection filter or other measures such as limiters or blanking switches. An anti-jam low noise amplifier provides enough rejection and jamming... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)

20090203329 - Patient medication iv delivery pump with wireless communication to a hospital information management system: A wireless communication system from an IV medication infusion pump to a hospital information management system (HIMS) is disclosed. The system includes an IV pump having pump operation circuitry for monitoring pre-selected characteristics of pump operation indicative of IV administration of medication to a patient. A transmitter or transceiver is... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090203330 - Main device of cordless telephone system: There is provided a main device of a cordless telephone system that performs communication with at least one additional device, each of which includes a search unit that intermittently searches for a radio wave generated from the main device, and a search stopping unit that stops execution of the search... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090203331 - Method and apparatus for accessing a network computer to establish a push-to-talk session: A wireless phone user registered for push-to-talk (PTT) services desires a push-to-talk session with a party on a network computer accessible via a public data network (like the Internet) that is not registered with any PTT service. The registered user enters a unique identifier, as a destination address for such... Agent: Rissman Hendricks & Oliverio, LLP

20090203333 - High-speed data transmitters: Data transmitter embodiments are provided which are particularly useful as interface devices for accurate and reliable transmittal of data from high-speed data system devices such as analog-to-digital converters. Transmitter embodiments have been found to provide excellent fidelity of data transfer at high data rates (e.g., 4 gigabits/second) while consuming only... Agent: Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Dawson

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20090203334 - Rf polar transmitter with controlled amplitude modulation and methods for use therewith: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter includes a transmitter processing module that generates a phase signal that is phase modulated based on outbound data and that generates a amplitude signal that is amplitude modulated based on the outbound data, wherein the amplitude signal is generated in accordance with an amplitude transition... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203335 - Apparatus and method for partial adaptive transmission in multiple-input multiple-output system: An apparatus and method for partial adaptive transmission in a Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) system are provided. The method includes estimating a correlation matrix between Transmit (Tx) antennas and an average Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) and generating a long-term precoding matrix composed of a predetermined number of dominant eigen dimensions... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090203336 - Detector with complementary response slope: A measurement signal from a detector may have a complementary polarity. For example, an RF power detector may generate an output signal that decreases in magnitude in response to an increasing input signal. In one embodiment, the RF power detector may include a series of transconductance detector cells arranged to... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.

20090203337 - Identification of target signals in radio frequency pulsed environments: A system and method to detect a signal of interest. In one embodiment, the system comprises a memory including a first parameter value, a second parameter value, a third parameter value and a program to identify active video values and null values in a first plurality of signals including the... Agent: Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Office Of Counsel

20090203338 - Selective fast image rejection: Selective fast image rejection. Selective down conversion processing is performed on a received signal based on the signal strength of that received signal. As few as two possible down conversion frequencies can be employed so that the received signal is down converted either to a first down converted signal having... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203339 - Methods and apparatus for predicting a channel quality indicator in a communication system: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for predicting a channel quality indicator in a communication system, and in particular a delayed receiver. A disclosed method for determining the predictive channel quality indicator for a delayed receiver includes determining at least one channel quality indicator from a non-delayed receiver. The method also... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203340 - Receiver for receiving at least two types of signals, data communication system and vehicle including a receiver: A receiver for receiving different types of signals includes a receiver input for receiving a receiver input signal. A signal converter can convert the receiver input signal into a receiver output signal. A receiver output is connected to a converter output of the signal converter, for outputting the receiver output... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20090203341 - Wireless receiver and wireless communication system having the same: A wireless receiver includes a feedback path, and a main path. The feedback path feeds back a first signal at a predetermined frequency range to remove a desired signal at the predetermined frequency range, and the feedback path to outputs an accumulated blocker error signal. The predetermined frequency range is... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20090203342 - Fast image rejection: Fast image rejection. Dual down conversion processing of a received signal by performing both low side injection and high side injection thereby generating a first down converted signal and a second down converted signal. Analysis of one or both of the first and second down converted signals, including the signal... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203343 - Device and methods for enhanced matched filtering based on correntropy: A signal processing device is provided, the device having a signal input for receiving a signal conveyed over a channel and defining a received signal. The device further includes one or more filters for generating a signal response based upon the received signal. The signal response includes an estimated value... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090203344 - Methods and systems for stereo noise mitigation: Methods and systems are disclosed that mitigate stereo noise in FM broadcast receivers by assessing L−R (left-minus-right) and L+R (left-plus-right) levels within tuned FM channels. These assessments are used to facilitate control of a blend from stereo output signals to mono output signals in order to reduce and mitigate stereo... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20090203346 - Down-converter and calibration method thereof: A mixer and calibration method thereof are provided. A direct conversion receiver comprises a differential loading pair utilizing at least one binary weighted resistor. The binary weighted resistor is adjustable to provide a resistance linear to a digital code, comprising a fixed resistor and an adjustable resistor cascaded to the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090203345 - Method and system for down-converting an electromagnetic signal, transforms for same, and aperture relationships: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, and combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal are described herein. Briefly stated, in embodiments the invention operates by receiving an EM signal and recursively operating on approximate half cycles (½, 1½, 2½, etc.) of the carrier signal. The recursive operations can be... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090203347 - Mixer circuits for second order intercept point calibration: A balanced mixer circuit (300, 400, 500, 600, 700 and 800) in a baseband receiver (202) includes an oscillator circuit (212), a mixer (214 and 215), a digital-to-analog converter (258 and 259) and a digital signal processor (250). The mixer includes CMOS devices (301, 302, 303 and 304). In response... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l

20090203348 - Receiver and electronic apparatus including the same: A receiver includes a first receiving section, a second receiving section, and a controller. A controller is operable to switch between a diversity receiving mode in which both of the first receiving section and the second receiving section are activated and a single receiving mode in which the first receiving... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090203350 - List-based emergency calling device: An emergency services automatic dialing device enables at least one number in a list of alternate numbers to be called prior to dialing an emergency services number (e.g., 911). This enables a user of a corresponding portable transceiver to try to reach someone else (e.g., a family member) before having... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20090203349 - Wireless security system: A wireless security system including a portable security apparatus for communicating in a point-to-point manner with a personal communication device in order to allow transmission of a signal indicating an alarm condition by the personal communication device to a remote user and to allow remote configuration of the system by... Agent: Sheldon Mak Rose & Anderson PC

20090203353 - Charging in a communication system: A method and a system for determining a charge for a communication in a communications network is provided. A message is received from a user equipment. The message comprises a payload and is addressed to a plurality of destinations. A first message is sent towards a destination of the plurality... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090203351 - Communication control device, location-dependent charge control system, and location-dependent charge control method: A communication control device (500) is capable of communicating with both a portable telephone terminal (100) and a location management device (400) that specifies the location of the portable telephone terminal (100). The communication control device (500) includes: a charge area management storage unit (530) that holds data regarding fee... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090203352 - Mobile phone/device usage tracking system and method: Disclosed are systems and methods that enable organizations, for example corporations and legal firms, to manage mobile communication devices and device usage, and to automatically and remotely apply or link that usage to particular departments and/or clients.... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20090203354 - Communication terminal: There is provided a communication terminal comprising: a readout unit which reads out, from a plurality of storage media each storing an identifier concerning a communication line, the identifiers; a communication unit which determines the communication lines based on the identifiers read out by the readout unit, and performs communication... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090203356 - Method, system and apparatus for locking information: In embodiments of the invention, there is provided with a method, system, and apparatus for locking information. Specifically, a server sends a lock message carrying lock object information to a mobile terminal; the mobile terminal locks a lock object according to the lock message, the lock object corresponding to the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090203355 - Mobile electronic security apparatus and method: A mobile electronic security device may include a biometric sensor to measure a physical characteristic of a user, an interface component to operatively couple the electronic security device with another device, and a control circuit that are assembled as a single portable unit. Other components, such as a battery, a... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203357 - Providing access to information of multiple types via coordination of distinct information services: Techniques are described for providing users of client devices with coordinated access to information and/or functionality of multiple types, such as by using multiple types of connections to multiple information services of distinct types that exchange context information related to activities of the users and/or clients. The client devices can... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090203359 - Method and system for wireless message-based advertising: Systems and methods for message-based advertising in a wireless communications network are described. A digital message is contained in a data packet set in transit from a terminal of a sender to a terminal of a recipient. At least one of the terminals is implemented as a mobile telephone. The... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP

20090203358 - Mobile apparatus: According to one aspect of the invention, a mobile apparatus includes: a notification section configured to notify a user of an incoming mail by means of sound or vibration; a display section configured to display mail information related to the incoming mail; a setting section configured to set an operation... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090203362 - Cellphone extensions: Extensions are provided for mobile electronic devices including cellphones, wherein different extensions may correspond to different communication contexts. In an exemplary embodiment, a call is answered using an automated answering system. The caller is requested to enter an extension number. In response to the extension number, a call alert (such... Agent: Michael J. Ure

20090203360 - Method and system for data exchange when a call is established on a non-class a cellular endpoint: A telecommunication system and method that allow a data exchange to be initiated while a user is engaged in a voice communication using a non-class A endpoint (e.g., cellular telephone, personal digital assistant, etc.) with another party. One example method maintains a first voice communication leg to the wireless device... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090203365 - Method for providing a receiver's terminal with multimedia contents before a call is connected: Disclosed is a method for providing a target mobile station with a multimedia content such as audio or video content before a call an originating mobile station attempted to connect is answered by the target mobile station. A mobile communication network protocol for multimedia transmission between a target mobile station... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090203363 - Mobile wireless terminal device: A non-contact IC control unit 203 reads information, which is acquired and stored by a non-contact IC 202 via short-distance communication with a reader/writer 206, each time an interrupt is received from a timer unit 207 and, if data that is read includes new function limiting information on a mobile... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090203361 - Providing relevant advertisements or other content based on a communications identifier: Described is a technology by which a communications identifier such as a telephone number is used in selecting relevant content (e.g., an advertisement) for outputting as audible and/or visible information to a destination device. The communications identifier is used like a search term/keyword to determine content relevant to that identifier.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090203364 - System for and method of providing information: A method and system (2) for providing information to a mobile communications device (8), such as a mobile phone (8), is provided. The method comprises providing selection means, such as a button, icon or the like, for enabling selection of information, such as content that a user (4) wishes to... Agent: Hayes, Soloway P.C.

20090203366 - Apparatus, and associated method, for informing dedicated mode connected mobile station of packet service capabilities in a coverage area: An apparatus, and an associated methodology, for identifying to a circuit-switch-connected mobile station with an indication of packet-service capabilities available to a mobile station. A message generator at the network generates a message that includes an indication of the network-entity capabilities with respect to packet communications. A field of the... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090203367 - Method of ordering location-specific services: A method of ordering location-specific services in which RFID or NFC interaction between an RFID or NFC-enabled portable device or a mobile telephone of a user, on the one hand, and a location and service-specific smartposter comprising at least one RFID or NFC label or tag or a location and... Agent: Milde & Hoffberg, LLP

20090203369 - Appointment application for use in electronic equipment: A method, device and computer program for coordinating a communication session between an individual and a user of a portable communication device. A portable communication device is provided having an appointment application program stored in memory. The appointment application program includes a queue indicative of a plurality of contacts that... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203368 - Automated recording of virtual device interface: The present invention provides a means for automated interaction with a Mobile Device to create a graph of the menu system, Mobile Applications, and Mobile Services available on the Mobile Device. The information recorded in the graph can then be played back interactively at a later time. In order to... Agent: Morrison & Foerster, LLP

20090203371 - Device, system and method for selecting number and opening account for prepaid subscriber: A system, device and method for selecting numbers and opening accounts for prepaid subscribers are disclosed. The system includes at least one device for selecting numbers and opening accounts for prepaid subscribers and at least one terminal for selecting numbers and opening accounts for prepaid subscribers. The technical solution of... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090203370 - Mobile device peer volume polling: A system for performing peer volume polling is presented. A request is transmitted to peer mobile devices using a polling function in a mobile device. The polling function requests audible operation level setting data from peer mobile devices within a predetermined distance of the mobile device. A map is computed... Agent: Duke W. Yee Yee & Associates, P.C.

20090203372 - Synchronous and asynchronous interference management: Interference management may involve the transmission of interference management messages by wireless nodes that are experiencing interference and appropriate responses by potential interferers that receive the interference management messages. Upon detection of interfering signals, a wireless node may determine whether the signals are from a synchronous interferer or an asynchronous... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203373 - Modifying mobile network signal propagation predictions: Technologies are provided herein for modifying mobile network signal propagation predictions. According to embodiments, signal characteristics are received from a network management system. The signal characteristics correspond to signals propagating in a predetermined portion of a mobile telephone network. An initial signal propagation prediction that corresponds to the predetermined portion... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC

20090203374 - Method for sending status information in mobile telecommunications system and receiver of mobile telecommunications: Disclosed is a method of sending status information (STATUS PDU) in which a receiving side reports a data received state to a transmitting side in a mobile telecommunication system. A receiving side RLC entity considers an available radio resource to construct a status PDU fit to the size of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090203375 - Method and system for automatic seamless mobility: A telecommunication system and method for automatically and seamlessly switching voice calls on a wireless mobile device between different wireless network services during the same conversation without user interaction and without being noticeable to the parties on the call. For example, a voice call at a mobile device using the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090203376 - Suitable trigger mechanism to control new cell identification in ue when in drx mode: A cell identification method is provided. The method includes determining a reception state in a wireless device and comparing a reception cycle to a subframe parameter in the wireless device. The method also includes identifying a subsequent wireless cell within a predetermined time of the comparison.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203377 - Radio base station apparatus, pilot transmission method thereof, and a terminal apparatus: In conditions of low data traffic, such as during the night, when transmitting pilots in a downlink radio transmission zone, sub frames are divided into (1) first sub frames that transmit common pilots over a whole transmission band, and (2) second sub frames that transmit common pilots over a specified... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090203379 - Method and system for location-based prearranged hand-off: Methods and systems for location-based prearranged hand-off are disclosed and may include pre-arranging hand-off of communication services with a mobile communication device (MCD) based on present and future locations of the MCD and the availability of wireless services in the locations. The MCD may include location-determining capability which may include... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203378 - Mobile communication system, control device thereof, mobile terminal, and database constructing method: A mobile communication system comprises base stations, a mobile terminal and a control device. The mobile terminal comprises a report unit reports a reception power of a radio wave from a current station and a next station to the control device for each base station switch processing. The control device... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090203380 - System and method for handover of mobile station in a wireless mobile communication system: A method for handover by a Mobile Station (MS) in a wireless mobile communication system is provided. The MS receives from a serving Base Station (BS) an identifier and an interference level value of a neighboring BS. The MS determines a hysteresis margin value used for determining handover from the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090203381 - Radio network controller, a mobile communication system, and a neighbor cell list filtering method: The present invention provides a mobile communication system, a radio network controller (RNC), and a neighbor cell list filtering method which can control the selection of a frequency to be used at the hard handover performed in a network environment using a plurality of frequency bands and frequencies to reduce... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090203382 - System for interactive queuing through public communication networks: The invention pertains to a system and method of interactive queue management through public communication networks. Interactive queue management allows business or automated systems to easily and efficiently interact with waiting individuals in any queue through the individuals' preferred communication device, e.g., telephone, mobile phone, smart phone, wirelessly enabled PDA... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20090203384 - Random access channel frequency allocation: The present invention provides a method of allocating a frequency parameter for random access preamble transmission. The method includes determining a fixed location, in an operating bandwidth, of a frequency region for random access transmission wherein a relative location parameter defines the fixed location of the frequency region according to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090203383 - Transmission of feedback information on pusch in wireless networks: A transmission of feedback information from a secondary to a primary node occurs in a plurality of N logical time durations. The secondary node receives an allocation of resources comprising a plurality of resource elements on an uplink shared data channel. The secondary node generates feedback information in response to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090203385 - Sector interference management based on inter-sector performance: Providing fairness-based metrics for managing inter-sector interference of a mobile AN is described herein. By way of example, accumulation of resource utilization messages (RUMs) at a sector of the mobile AN can be based at least in part on a performance metric of that sector as compared with one or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203386 - Positioning using enhanced pilot signal: Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment, a method of transmitting signals is provided. Signal waveforms are transmitted from at least two respective sectors. The at least two respective sectors are from at least two different sets of a superset of sectors. The transmitted signal waveforms include signal waveforms at least... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090203388 - Anticipatory location-based mobile communication media transfer: Methods and systems for anticipatory location-based mobile communication media transfer are disclosed and may include pre-planning communication of information with a mobile communication device (MCD) based on present and future locations of the MCD and the availability of wireless services. The MCD may include location-determining capability which may include one... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203387 - Method and system for generating targeted content: In one embodiment of a method for generating targeted content, an indication of a geographic position is received from a mobile electronic device. An instance of targeted content is generated based upon the geographic position of the mobile electronic device.... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited C/o Wagner Blecher

20090203391 - Contact matching of changing content across platforms: A method includes matching at least one device-associated contact from a list of contacts on a mobile device with at least one web-associated contact from another list of contacts associated with a web-based application and downloading media content associated with the at least one web-associated contact to the mobile device... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20090203390 - Method and systems for dynamic assignment of common short codes for shared use text message routing: A computer-readable medium encoded with executable instructions for a text messaging service for dynamically associating a first user to a first business via a shared common short code is provided. The instructions are for receiving a first text message from a first user via a first shared common short code,... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090203392 - System and method for managing short message service communications for a radio station hosted event: A system and method for communicating with an audience. The system includes a radio transmitter that transmits a first communication to a plurality of audience members. A server receives a plurality of short message service communications, wherein each of the plurality of short message service communications is transmitted from a... Agent: The Law Office Of Edward L Bishop

20090203389 - Systems and methods for synchronizing information using short message services and email services: Methods and apparatus for synchronizing information via SMS and email services are disclosed. Devices are set to check locally for information updates and to receive information updates from other devices. When an information update occurs, a device prepares a message with the updated information and transmits the message to other... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090203393 - Momentary burst protocol for wireless communication: A method for communicating data using a “burst protocol” includes enabling power to transmitters and receivers when needed to balance power consumption with latency and unscheduled communication. A transmitter transmits a plurality of packets indicative of substantially the same payload. Power then may be disabled to the transmitter. A first... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090203394 - Location based handoff: A method includes determining a coverage area for each of a plurality of base stations. The method also includes receiving a first location parameter indicative of a mobile unit's location. The method further includes transitioning a first connection between the mobile unit and a first base station of the plurality... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090203395 - Amplitude modulation radio transmission with extended bandwidth: A system provides a high-fidelity audio signal from an amplitude modulation (AM) transmission that includes an audio signal. The system receives, with a radio device, the amplitude modulation (AM) transmission, and retrieves, with the radio device, the audio signal from the amplitude modulation (AM) transmission. The system also extends, with... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090203397 - Method of configuring a multi-network terminal and an associated multi-network terminal: A method and apparatus are provided for configuring a multi-network telecommunications terminal, which communicates with a number of telecommunications networks offering a plurality of telecommunications services. The terminal includes a plurality of interfaces for accessing the services offered. When the terminal accesses one of the services offered, via one of... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090203396 - Multi-band radio frequency (rf) communication device using a single antenna: A GPS-enabled, multi-band wireless communication device (WCD) uses a single antenna for receiving global positioning system (GPS) signals and for transmitting and receiving radio frequency (RF) signals in plural RF communication bands. The RF communication bands can include the Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) band, cellular band and Personal Communication Service... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

20090203399 - Integrated circuit with communication and rfid functions and methods for use therewith: An integrated circuit includes a radio frequency identification (RFID) transceiver that communicates RFID data with a remote RFID device via an on-chip coil. A wireless telephone transceiver section coupled to communicate wireless telephony data with a remote wireless telephony device. A baseband processing module produces inbound data from an inbound... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090203398 - Multi-function slide element for a mobile communication device: The application is directed at a mobile communication device comprising a body; and a sliding element, slidable longitudinally along the body; wherein the sliding element is slidable between a first and a second position, such that when said sliding element is in one of said first or second positions, an... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman

20090203400 - Sheet feed assembly: A sheet feed assembly with a pair of rollers to feed sheets of media along a feed path. The roller pair has a drive roller and an idler roller. The drive roller is mounted between two bearings and for rotation about its longitudinal axis. The idler roller is shorter than... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090203403 - Mobile communication device notifier: The present invention provides for a system and method for communication between a mobile communication device and an auxiliary processing interface. Remote interfacing with an auxiliary processor enables the provision of services available to a mobile communication device through a more user friendly interface, for example, a larger display for... Agent: Dr. D. Graeser Ltd.

20090203401 - Selecting and propagating information from phone to accessory: A method and apparatus for generating information at an external electronic device to be displayed on an accessory device is disclosed. The external electronic device receives registration information on at least one display area from the accessory device. The registration information is then stored in the external electronic device. When... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090203402 - Utilizing mobile device functionality from remote computers: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for utilizing mobile device information and functionality from separate computing devices. A synchronization operation is performed to update a data store with communication information from a mobile device. The synchronization operation is performed wirelessly with the mobile device. A user of a separate computing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090203404 - Chip card with simultaneous contact and contact-less operations: A chip card receives and processes what-ever combination of contact data and contact-less data is available to allow multiple functionalities for the chip card. A micro-computer of the chip card is adapted to simultaneously receive and process contact data from a contact interface and contact-less data from a contact-less interface.... Agent: Law Office Of Monica H Choi

20090203406 - Cellular antenna: An antenna for communicating with mobile devices in a land-based cellular communication system via an antenna beam having a width, azimuth angle and downtilt angle. The antenna includes: a two dimensional array of radiating elements (31-34); and a feed network (35-39) from a feed line to the radiating elements. The... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20090203405 - Data transmission method, base station and user transceiver: A multicarrier data transmission method and a base station (200) are provided. The base station comprises an antenna arrangement (204 to 208) configured to form multiple antenna beams, and a first controller (800) configured to divide subcarriers of the multicarrier transmission into more than one subcarrier group and allocate each... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090203407 - Implementing calling restrictions between communication networks: An apparatus and method for implementing calling restrictions between communication networks includes a first step of defining call control parameters in a repository. A next step includes initiating a call from the first network via a gateway for a target identifier in the second network. A next step includes making... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090203408 - User interface with multiple simultaneous focus areas: The present application relates to a system and method for a user interface for key-pad driven devices, such as mobile phones. The user interface provides an ability to control two simultaneous focus elements on a display screen at once. Each focus element can be controlled by a separate set of... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090203410 - Method and apparatus for reducing standby power consumption of a handheld communication system: A method for managing operation of a device is disclosed and may include performing the following using one or more processors and/or circuits in a handheld multistandard communication system, the one or more processors and/or circuits comprising a control device and one or more other devices: receiving from the control... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090203409 - Umts fdd modem optimized for high data rate applications: A method and apparatus for optimization of a modem for high data rate applications comprise a plurality of hardware accelerators which are configured to perform data processing functions, wherein the hardware accelerators are parameterized, a processor is configured to selectively activate accelerators according to the desired function to conserve power... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

  
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20090197523 - Method and system for providing paid contents in a portable broadcasting service: A method and system for providing paid service contents in a portable broadcasting service are provided, in which a first broadcasting-receiving terminal requests service purchase by indicating paid contents to be purchased and designating a service consumer to receive the paid contents, and a broadcasting server provides the paid contents... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090197526 - Image communication apparatus: An image communication apparatus which can keep any deterioration in picture quality of an image down to the minimum level and which can perform transmission of an image signal of one frame within a predetermined time even in the case where the communication state becomes poor is provided. An imaging... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090197524 - Intelligent interaction between devices in a local network: A device may include a network interface through which the device communicates with a media device in a local network. The device may include a processor to detect whether the device receives a call, determine whether the device is within a predetermined range of the media device based on communication... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090197525 - Transmission of multimedia content to a radiocommunication terminal: A method is provided for transmitting a multimedia content from a server to a radiocommunication terminal, wherein the content comprises at least one multimedia, called initial, scene, and a series of instructions for moving the initial scene. The method includes transmitting an initial portion of the content to server to... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090197527 - Service relay device, service receiver for receiving the relayed service signal, and methods thereof: A service relay device is provided. The service relay device includes a receiving unit which receives a service signal, and a service processing unit which changes information regarding an order of changing frequency channels included in the received service signal, using replacement frequency channels, and broadcasts the service signal. The... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090197528 - Methods and systems for configuration and activation of power saving classes by a mobile station in a sleep mode: Techniques presented herein allow connections with different (albeit possibly similar) scheduling or data delivery services to be aggregated (or “bundled”) into groups, with each group assigned a common Power Savings Class Type. Bundling different connections into common PSC types may reduce the overall number of different sleep windows for active... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197529 - Communication system by electrostatic coupling and electromagnetic induction: A communication system by electrostatic coupling and electromagnetic induction includes: a first transmission part (3a) and a first reception part (3b) which exchange data therebetween through non-contact communication using electrostatic coupling; a second transmission part (4a) and a second reception part (4b) which exchange data therebetween through non-contact communication using... Agent: Juan Carlos Marquez Reed Smith LLP

20090197530 - Guard tour system utilizing mote networks: A guard tour system utilizing mote networks is disclosed. The system includes a web browser, a server and a plurality of motes in a network which communicate with one another using radio frequency communication. The motes have media readers associated therewith permitting the identification of guard tour officers and incident... Agent: James A. Hudak, Esq.

20090197531 - Method and system for patching a communication line using magneto-inductive signals: A system and method for patching a break in a communication line using magneto-inductive signals. The magneto-inductive signals are modulated data signals having a carrier frequency below 10 kHz. Multiple magneto-inductive communication units are placed in spaced relation on a communication line. A break in the communication line is detected... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20090197532 - Power consumption normalization for devices within a distributed network: An apparatus may include a power monitor that is arranged and configured to monitor a level of power, a link module that is arranged and configured to establish a wireless link having link parameters with a first device, a link parameters module that is arranged and configured to monitor the... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20090197534 - Automatic setup of radio transmission: The present invention relates to a method for setting up a radio transmission between a first and a second mobile communication device comprising the steps of, enabling the first device for radio transmission and sound reception, enabling the second device for sound transmission and reception of a radio transmission, initiating... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090197533 - Bluetooth remote control wristwatch and related modification of bluetooth modules: e

20090197535 - Apparatus and method for controlling frequency in mobile communication system: An apparatus and a method for mitigating interference between uplink signals of a user equipment in a mobile communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a frequency regulator for, when fast movement of a user equipment is confirmed, changing a transmit frequency by calculating a frequency offset compensation value which... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090197537 - Enhancing voice communication between a group of users in a network: Voice communication is enhanced between a group of users in a network by providing data for transmission to the group of users; adding to the data other information relating to a new active user; and transmitting the combined data and information in a single message to all other users in... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090197536 - Improvements relating to data transfer apparatus: A data movement controller (20) for controlling the movement between a shared data store (18) and a local data store (16) such that the data can be used by a plurality of parallel data processing elements is described. The data movement controller (20) comprises a set of data registers (56,... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

20090197538 - Interference reduction request in a wireless communication system: Techniques for transmitting data with short-term interference mitigation in a wireless communication system are described. In one design, a first station (e.g., a base station or a terminal) may send a first message to at least one interfering station to request reduction of interference on at least one resource. The... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197539 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium: There is provided an information processing apparatus according to the present invention performing a bidirectional communication with another information processing apparatus through a plurality of channels in a predetermined frequency band, and including a selecting portion for selecting an identifier from a plurality of identifiers to use for connection with... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090197540 - Virtual mimo system and apparatus thereof: The invention relates to a method of evaluating a virtual MIMO system's quality of a first group of mobile devices in a base station of a mobile communication system. The mobile communication system further comprises a plurality of mobile devices coupled to the base station, the base station is adapted... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090197541 - Feedback cancellation system and method: A system and method for detecting antenna coupling and for providing feedback cancellation in response to the antenna coupling includes a signal feedback cancellation circuit configured to be coupled between a signal receiver and a signal transmitter. The feedback cancellation circuit is responsive to received signals, amplified signals and the... Agent: Bourque & Associates Intellectual Property Attorneys, P.A.

20090197542 - Physical downlink control channel specific scrambling: A method, apparatus, and electronic device for creating a connection between a base station and user equipment are disclosed. A transceiver 202 may receive a physical downlink control channel signal containing a control message subjected to an encoding. A processor 204 may decode the control message. The processor 204 may... Agent: Prass LLP

20090197544 - Device for improved isolation characteristics in a telecommunications system: The invention discloses an apparatus in a wireless telecommunications system, comprising at least a first antenna of a first polarization and a second antenna of a second polarization. The apparatus additionally comprises a receiver and a transmitter, and is intended for communication with at least one other device in the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090197543 - Wireless communications device, gaming controller and integrated circuits with infrared transceiver and methods for use therewith: An integrated circuit includes an infrared transceiver section that is coupled to generate an outbound infrared signal from a first outbound symbol stream and to convert an inbound infrared signal into a first inbound symbol stream. A wireless transceiver section is coupled to generate an outbound RF signal from a... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090197545 - Radio with a key and knob combination: The present invention relates to a radio with a key and knob combination. To solve problems such as inconvenience caused by the independent PTT key and volume control knob on the traditional radios, the present invention provides a radio with a key and knob combination, comprising a PPT key unit... Agent: GlobalIPServices

20090197546 - Mimo transmission with explicit and implicit cyclic delays: Techniques for transmitting data using a combination of explicit cyclic delay and implicit cyclic delay are described. A transmitter may perform first processing for cyclic delay diversity (or explicit cyclic delay processing) based on a first set of cyclic delay values known to a receiver. The transmitter may perform precoding... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197548 - Method for regulating the transmission power of a transmitting station, and transmitting station: For regulating a transmission power in a transmission channel of a transmission from a transmitting station in a transmission system, a transmit power command is received from a transmission receiving station, the transmission power in the transmission channel is changed on a basis of the received transmit power command, and... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby

20090197547 - Systems and methods for automatically calibrating output power of a communication device: A method for automatically calibrating output power from a power amplifier of a communication device is provided. The method includes acquiring present output power values corresponding to preset current power calibration values by testing, and the theoretical values from calculation corresponding to the auto-power calibrate (APC) values not obtained from... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090197549 - Terminal for use in a wireless communication system and a method of operation thereof: A terminal (200) and method for operation thereof for use in a wireless communication system (100), the terminal including a plurality of antennas (215, 235, 255) and a plurality of receiver chains (217, 237, 257) each including an associated one of the antennas, the terminal being operable to receive a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090197550 - Correlation-based detection in a cognitive radio system: A user equipment senses a plurality of wireless signals it receives; estimates cyclic correlation of the received signals using a multi-variate sign function; determines from the estimated cyclic correlation which ones of the signals are detected based on cyclostationarity present at known cyclic frequencies; and a frequency resource is selected... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090197551 - Billboard receiver and localized broadcast system: A billboard receiver comprising a layered structure may include a first layer comprising a receiver portion and at least a second layer defining a billboard portion. The receiver portion may include a radio receiver configured to be tunable to a selected one of a plurality of predefined radio programs via... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090197552 - Bandwidth tunable mixer-filter using lo duty-cycle control: The present invention relates generally to a bandwidth tunable mixer and more particularly but not exclusively to a mixer having a bandwidth that is tunable in response to a variation in the duty-cycle of a local oscillator.... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman

20090197553 - Method and apparatus for determining frequency offset in a receiver: The disclosed embodiments relate to a method and apparatus for determining the frequency offset in a receiver. The apparatus includes a link circuit. The link circuit includes a frequency translator for translating the input signal, a detector for measuring the magnitude of the translated signal, and a controller for determining... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090197555 - Signal power measurement methods and apparatus: Methods and apparatus in a receiver for estimating a received power of at least one signal having a pattern known to the receiver, the signal having being transmitted by at least one antenna. A method includes using a first method of measuring the received power based on the pattern, the... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090197554 - System and method for station detection and seek in a radio receiver: A system for detecting a broadcast channel in a radio receiver includes a receive signal strength indicator (RSSI) element configured to develop an RSSI signal that is representative of a power in a desired channel, a switchable bandwidth channel select filter having a power detector configured to compare a power... Agent: Michael J. Tempel Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20090197556 - Adjacent channel interference detection apparatus and method: To provide an adjacent channel interference detection apparatus having high detection sensitivity and suitable for LSI integration in a small circuit size. The adjacent channel interference detection apparatus (4) includes: two sign inversion detection units (13a and 13b) that respectively detect sign inversions of an I signal (101) and a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090197557 - Differential diversity antenna: A differential diversity antenna is provided. In one embodiment, a differential diversity antenna is used in a wireless system comprising receiver circuitry. (and, in another embodiment, transmission circuitry). The differential diversity antenna comprises a plurality of antenna components that are aligned non-collinearly to achieve diversity. In another embodiment, the differential... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090197558 - Communicating apparatus, noise canceling method and memory product: A phase and amplitude controller reads from a switching control table an antenna switching number and values of I and Q corresponding to a receiving channel number reported from a W-CDMA receiver module, and outputs the antenna switching number and the values of I and Q to a switch and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090197559 - Magnetically differential input: A magnetically differential input circuit is arranged to define at least two loops, wherein each of the loops traverses the input of a receiving circuit. The loops are physically arranged so that a source of interference induces opposing signals in the loops, thereby effecting cancellation of the interference at the... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090197560 - Rf transmitter and integrated circuit with programmable filter module and methods for use therewith: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter includes a transmitter processing module that generates a processed signal based on outbound data, wherein the processed signal includes one of: a baseband signal and a low intermediate frequency signal. An up-conversion module up-converts the processed signal to generate an up-converted signal. A programmable filter... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090197561 - High linearity tunable bandpass filter: A tunable bandpass filter (10) is provided. An RF signal is provided at an input of the tunable bandpass filter, and a level shifted control signal (V1, V2) inputted to the tunable bandpass filter (10) switches a first arrangement and a second arrangement of one or more tuning portions (15,... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Darby & Darby PC

20090197562 - Wireless audio signal receiver device for a hearing instrument: A receiver device for receiving audio signals from a remote source has a magnetic loop antenna for receiving radio frequency signals carrying audio signals, a signal processing unit for reproducing audio signals from the radio frequency signals received by the antenna, an output interface which is capable of being mechanically... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department

20090197563 - Emergency response system: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a computer-readable storage medium including computer instructions for receiving an emergency request to assist a subscriber, retrieving presence information of each of a plurality of parties that serve as emergency contacts for the subscriber, selecting a communication... Agent: At&t Legal Department - As Attn: Patent Docketing

20090197565 - Medical information retrieval: The invention is an apparatus and a system designed to communicate critical medical information to an emergency care-giver such as a paramedic. Using a cellular telephone, the user creates the medical information that they deem appropriate (i.e. medications being taken, doctor with phone number, and medical conditions). This medical information... Agent: Mark E. Ogram Ste. 110-186

20090197566 - System for transmitting emergency information such as earthquake: The emergency information transmission system includes: an emergency information transmission device for transmitting emergency information varying among radio base stations; and a radio base station for transmitting the emergency information received from the emergency information transmission device to all cellular phone terminals present within its coverage in unison.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090197564 - Temporary storage or specialized transmission of multi-microphone signals: A communication device contains multiple microphones that receive acoustic signals from a user and from the background. The acoustic signals from the user are enhanced using the background acoustic signals to reduce background noise. The enhanced signal are transmitted to an emergency network when an emergency call is made from... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090197567 - Emergency call from a cell phone: The invention provides a portable communications apparatus which is useful for reporting positional status report to a user-selected recipient(s). Using a global-positioning-receiver (i.e. GPS) to generate a location indicia of the portable communications apparatus, and a pre-defined user-generated message with at least one user-defined recipient, the apparatus, when activated by... Agent: Mark E. Ogram

20090197568 - Method for managing wireless telecommunication bills: A method manages wireless telecommunication bills for end user subscribers. The method includes complete bill management for the wireless subscribers including, for example, establishing a baseline report, receiving and analyzing a subscriber bill, and requesting and posting credits from wireless telecommunication providers. The method includes the creation of the baseline... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090197570 - Paging and access via different nodes: Signaling-only access may be established with an access node under certain circumstances such as, for example, upon determining that a node is not authorized for data access at the access node. A node that is not authorized for data access at an access node may still be paged by the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197569 - System and method for enhancing security for a mobile electronic device operated by a child: To enhance security related to an electronic device used by a child, communications involving the electronic may be monitored. When the child's electronic device receives a call or other form of communication from an unknown device, identification information about the unknown device may be forwarded to an electronic device of... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090197572 - Accessing networks for limited purposes: One method includes setting up an authenticated communication session between a mobile terminal and a first core data network. The method includes acquiring, at the first core data network, supplementary access data usable by the mobile terminal to set up a non-authenticated communication session with a second data network and... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc., Docket Administrator - Room 2f-192

20090197571 - Authentication information registration system: Member identification information identifying a user and identification information for a first access point disposed in relation to the user are stored in association with each other. The member identification information is received from a terminal installed at a store that receives wireless equipment. Subsequently, identification information for the wireless... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.

20090197573 - Secure use of a handheld computing unit: A handheld computing unit includes a wireless transceiver and a processing module. The processing module is coupled to detect initiation of use of the handheld computing unit. When the initiation of use is detected, the processing module initiates collection of a user security parameter; receives an input corresponding to the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090197576 - External control for answering an incoming call: An earpiece unit is held adjacent to or within a cell phone. The earpiece includes a microphone and speaker and is wearable in a user's ear. The earpiece is docked within the housing of a cell phone and can be used in the docked position to operate the phone. A... Agent: Charles J. Kulas

20090197575 - Method and apparatus of triggering a transfer of data stored in a database: A method and apparatus for sending or retrieving data by mobile phone users. The data is stored in a database. The sender or recipient enters into the connection with a manager and provides identification to the manager. Further, the method involves associating an e-mail address or a URL address with... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090197574 - System and method for reliable mobile communication in areas with sporadic signal reception: A method of operating a cellular telephone comprises presenting a user with an option of a first rule or a second rule, and accepting a selection of the first rule or the second rule. The first rule relates to a voice message, and the second rule relates to a text... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lnap Attn: Patent Docketing

20090197578 - Mobile wireless device: A mobile wireless device and technology operable to provide a fake calling function is disclosed. A fake communication mode allows a user to simulate communicating with another party in order to deter unwanted interruption by another person. When a real call occurs during the fake communication mode, the real call... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090197577 - System and methods for controlling advertisements on wireless device assets: Methods, systems, apparatus and computer program products are described for controlling content presented on user-controlled wireless device assets and/or features, such as ringtone, wallpaper, wireless device memory and the like. In present aspects, a user-requested control state change is undertaken from a user-controlled state to an advertisement-control state. In this... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197579 - Wireless data exchange: A system of exchanging and managing information includes a mobile device configured to automatically insert, exchange and update a caller's contact information into a user's phonebook. The phonebook can reside on either the UICC card, SIM, USIM, Mega SIM, any other smart card or an integrated chip, on the mobile... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20090197580 - Mobile marketing application: Disclosed is a method for facilitating quick mobile website creation by mobile advertisers, including providing access to an advertiser of a mobile marketing application that interfaces with an ad server, wherein the advertiser is authenticated for access to the ad server; enabling the advertiser to input to an interface of... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20090197581 - Multi-version mobile advertisements: A method is disclosed for providing mobile publishers with multiple versions of an advertisement, including enabling an advertiser to create at least two different versions of an advertisement, wherein each version is formatted for display on a mobile device with a predetermined device attribute including a screen attribute, and providing... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20090197582 - Platform for mobile advertising and microtargeting of promotions: An end-to-end mobile advertising system characterizes user behavior (e.g., location, interaction with advertisements on a mobile communication device, etc.) in order to select micro-targeted advertisements. A marketplace platform handles the formatting required for presentation suitable for mobile communication devices in accordance with negotiated tags for a desired audience (“reach”), for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197583 - Apparatus and method for providing visual information identifying a stored voicemail: A system and method are provided for generating a visual display of information identifying the origin of a voicemail message targeted at a particular user. The visual display is presented to the user on the screen of the user's mobile device or handset. At least a portion of the information... Agent: Robert M. Schwartz, P.A.

20090197584 - Controlling portable digital devices: A system for controlling usage of a portage digital device (14) having an audio and/or image data recording or capture function (12). Operation of said data recording or capture function is inhibited when the portable digital device is located in a specific geographic location or region (10). A method of... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090197585 - Quality of service for grouped cellular devices: Embodiments described herein provide for improving quality of service in a cellular network. A group of cellular devices is identified. Quality of service mechanisms are identified. A quality of service plan for coordinating an execution of quality of service mechanisms by the group is determined. The quality of service mechanisms... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20090197586 - Phone content service: A phone content service is described. In embodiment(s), content that is associated with a mobile phone can be stored by a phone content service that is accessible by a computer via a data communication network. An update to the content that is associated with the mobile phone can be received... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20090197588 - Backhaul signaling for interference avoidance: Providing for interference reduction and/or avoidance utilizing backhaul signaling between wireless access points (APs) of a wireless access network (AN) is described herein. By way of example, an interference avoidance request (IAR) can be issued by an AP to reduce signal interference on forward link (FL) and/or downlink (DL) transmissions... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197587 - Method and apparatus for signaling uplink scheduling information: A method (300) and apparatus (200) for signaling uplink scheduling information is disclosed. The method may include determining (320) whether an enhanced general packet radio service 2-B mobile device and an enhanced general packet radio service non-2-B mobile device are assigned to a same uplink time slot. The method may... Agent: Prass LLP

20090197589 - Radio access network (ran) level keep alive signaling: In a wireless communication system, a mobile station performs “keep-alive” signaling with a serving radio access network (RAN), transmitting its identity without necessarily an accompanying data portion. The serving RAN does not necessarily acknowledge. Thereby, the mobile station maintains state synchronization with the serving RAN, which also benefits in being... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197590 - Short-term interference mitigation in a wireless communication system: Techniques for transmitting data with short-term interference mitigation in a wireless communication system are described. In one design, a serving base station may send a message to a terminal to trigger short-term interference mitigation. In response, the terminal may send a message to request at least one interfering base station... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197591 - Desense with adaptive control: A method and apparatus for reducing degradation in the sensitivity of a receiver in a mobile phone are disclosed. The sensitivity of the receiver in the mobile phone is monitored. When the sensitivity degrades below a predetermined threshold, it is determined which feature of the mobile phone is causing the... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090197593 - Flexible telematics system and method for providing telematics to a vehicle: A method for providing telematics to a vehicle includes the steps of communicatively connecting a user-removable telematics component to an integrated communication device of the vehicle, the integrated communication device having a memory holding a list uniquely identifying at least one mobile communication device selected from a currently paired mobile... Agent: Mayback & Hoffman, P.A.

20090197592 - Method for reducing the delay time by a paging procedure in network-initiated data transmission in gprs-mobile communication networks: The invention relates to a method for reduction of the incoming delay time in network-initiated data transmission in GPRS-mobile communication networks, wherein data transmission is initiated to a mobile communication terminal device in a ready state via a requesting network node, wherein the first data packet to be sent by... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP 111 E. Wayne Street

20090197594 - System and method for fixed mobile convergence using a residential gateway apparatus: A system and method for providing call mobility for a dual-mode phone between a cellular network and a home wireless network for a dual-mode phone having a cellular identity and a home identity, wherein the home identity is active when the dual-mode phone is in communication with the home wireless... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20090197596 - Sip client-based local number portability through an aircraft air-to-ground link: The SIP Number Portability System disables the cellular radios in the wireless device and enables a WiFi 802.11 protocol-based radio. In the airborne mode, it activates a call forwarding registration process which has calls to the subscriber's publicly available phone number forwarded to the Airborne Session Initiated Protocol client through... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP

20090197595 - Use of alternate communication networks to complement an ad-hoc mobile node to mobile node communication network: A method of communicating aircraft messages is provided. The method comprises forming an at-hoc communication network of mobile nodes. Communicating messages between the mobile nodes via the at-hoc communication network using mobile node-to-mobile node communication signals and supplementing communication gaps in the ad-hoc communication network with alternative communication signals.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090197597 - Route optimization using network enforced, mobile implemented policy: A method for performing route optimization based on network enforced, and mobile implemented, policy. The method includes establishing, from a mobile device, a communication session with an access router; receiving, via the established communication session, a first IP address and a second IP address to be assigned to the mobile... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090197600 - Apparatus and method for measuring signal quality in a portable broadcasting network and system supporting the same: An apparatus and method for measuring signal quality information in a mobile broadcasting network are provided, as well as a system supporting the same. A broadcast server provides a reporting condition for signal quality to a mobile terminal using a control message. The mobile terminal, when it satisfies the reporting... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090197598 - Cumulative neighboring cell list: A method and apparatus for reducing the number of cells that must be broadcast and the number of cells that a mobile terminal must measure when different frequencies and technologies must be listed as neighboring cells.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090197599 - Method of transmitting/updating system information: A method of transmitting/updating system informations is disclosed. The present invention includes transmitting channel descriptor transmission control information including an index of the system information classified into a plurality of groups to a terminal at a start timing point of an arbitrary control interval and transmitting the system information of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090197601 - 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

20090197602 - Indication of content of message element: By providing an indicator outside a message element the content of the message element is indicated. This is particularly applicable to indication of a dual transfer mode handover command.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090197604 - Methods and apparatus for rf handoff in a multi-frequency network: Methods and apparatus for RF handoff in a multi-frequency network. A method includes generating a handoff table that comprises RF channels of current and neighboring local operations infrastructures (LOIs) carrying the same content as a current RF channel; detecting a handoff event; disqualifying one or more of the RF channels... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197603 - Serving base station selection in a wireless communication network: Techniques for selecting a serving base station for a terminal in a wireless communication network are described. In one design, multiple candidate base stations for the terminal may be identified, with each candidate base station being a candidate for selection as the serving base station for the terminal. The multiple... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197605 - Terminal, random access signal transmission method, and base station: A hand-over request reception unit receives a hand-over request from a hand-over source base station. When the hand-over request is received, a terminal count acquisition unit obtains the number of terminals each sending a random access signal. A transmission power offset value calculation unit calculates a transmission power offset value... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090197606 - High-speed serving cell change: A device receives a measurement report generated by user equipment, and determines whether a serving cell for the user equipment should change from a source cell to a target cell based on the measurement report. The device also configures the source cell and the target cell for the serving cell... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090197607 - System and method for routing a call to a landline communication unit or a wireless communication unit: Methods and Systems are provided for routing a call to a landline communication unit or a wireless communication unit based on the availability of the wireless communication unit. A call placed to a landline communication unit is routed to the wireless communication unit if the wireless communication unit is determined... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Bhgl Attn: Patent Docketing Room 2a-207

20090197608 - Signaling overhead reduction methods and systems using sub-dl-ul-map and harq-map in mobile wimax: Certain embodiments of the present disclosure may allow WiMAX signaling overhead to be reduced by sending burst allocation information to MSs using messages that may be transmitted using more efficient modulation coding schemes (MCSs) than that allowed for DL-MAP and UL-MAP messages. For example, burst allocation information may be sent... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197609 - Apparatus and method of setting multi-channels in network system: An apparatus of setting multi-channels in a network system includes a mobile station transmitting at least one piece of channel information on a request message, wherein the request message requests to set a connection identifier for a communication service; and a control station calculating a bandwidth according to number of... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090197610 - Method for performing efficient bsr procedure using sps resource: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and a terminal providing a wireless communication service and to a method by which a base station and a terminal transmit and receive data in an evolved universal mobile telecommunications system (E-UMTS) evolved from universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) or a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090197611 - Mehtods and systems for subscriber station-based admission control: A method for subscriber station-based admission control may include determining that there is demand for a new connection at the subscriber station. The method may also include determining whether the new connection should be admitted based on resource availability. The method may also include sending a request for the new... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197614 - Content forwarding for bandwidth conservation: Embodiments described herein provide for conserving bandwidth. A cluster of cellular devices is identified. Each cellular device in the cluster may be within a given proximity from at least one other cellular device in the cluster. A seed is selected from the cluster of cellular devices. A schedule associated with... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20090197616 - Critical mass billboard: A public advertisement display (e.g., billboard) is dynamically adjusted for advertising content in response to characterizing a viewing population. At least a subset of the viewing population carries a wireless networked device that can be associated with a user's identity as well as a location of the user. A user... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197613 - Method and apparatus for determining the location of a node in a wireless system: A method and apparatus for determining the location of a node within a wireless communication system is provided herein. In order to determine the location of a node, a series of GSM network measurement reports (NMRs) received at multiple base stations are analyzed by location-finding equipment. Multiple reports from the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090197612 - Mobile telephone location application: A hand-held mobile communications device including a location determination system for determining a location of the hand-held mobile communications device; and a system for sending location information of the hand-held mobile communications device, determined by the location determination system, to a second hand-held mobile communications device. The communications devices can... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090197615 - User interface for mobile devices: A device and method for controlling the user interface of a mobile device, are discussed. According to an embodiment, the method includes determining a distance relationship between a user's body and the mobile device, and changing a configuration of at least one of at least one input unit and at... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090197617 - Client in mobile device for sending and receiving navigational coordinates and notifications: A first mobile device requests a second mobile device to navigate to a destination communicated to the second mobile device by the first mobile device, wherein at least the second mobile device, if not both the first and the second mobile devices, is GPS enabled and is capable of navigation.... Agent: Madhavi Jayanthi

20090197620 - Location-based information service method and mobile terminal therefor: A location-based information service method for improving utilization of location-based information services and a mobile terminal for implementing the location-based information service method are provided. A method for providing an information service using a mobile terminal includes acquiring, at a mobile terminal, location information, determining an Internet Protocol (IP) address... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090197618 - Method and system for providing local private broadcasting service with a mobile terminal: The present invention relates to a method and a system for providing a local private broadcasting service with a mobile terminal. The system for providing a local private broadcasting service with the mobile terminal according to the present invention comprises a broadcasting mobile terminal; a viewing mobile terminal; and a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090197619 - System and method for providing advertisement data to a mobile computing device: A mobile device includes a processor and a memory coupled to the processor and configured to store user-specific data. The processor is configured to access data indicating a position of the mobile device and provide advertisement data based upon the position of the mobile device and the user-specific data.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090197621 - System and method for displaying the geographic location associated with a phone call received on a phone-equipped mobile device: Embodiments of a system and method for displaying a geographic location associated with an incoming call being received on a mobile device are provided. The mobile device has a user interface that provides a call screen to the user for identifying a phone number associated with the incoming call, and... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20090197622 - Method and apparatus for delivery confirmation of a message: A system and method for delivery confirmation of a short message comprising sending the short message to an recipient communication device, determining that an instant message delivery notification (IMDN) is not received, and indicating delivery failure of the short message to the mobile station. In another aspect, if a 202... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197623 - Base station and know sequence transmitting method: A disclosed base station transmits data at the same frequency used by neighboring base stations during a first time period, and transmits data at a different frequency from those used by the neighboring base stations during a second time period. The base station includes an antenna; and a transmitting unit... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090197624 - Apparatus and method for relaying between base station and mobile station, and method for receiving control information: When an event associated with a mobile station occurs, a relay station requests a base station to allocate a dedicated control channel required for transmitting control information on the mobile station to the base station. Next, when the control information on the mobile station is generated, the relay station transmits... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090197625 - Method and system for granting a client talk burst and push to talk over cellular server: A method for granting a client talk burst (TB) includes the following steps. a push to talk over cellular (PoC) server receives a TB request message from a TB requesting client. If the TB requesting client is a client with the preemptive priority, the PoC server revokes a TB taken... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090197632 - Allocating transmit power among two or more carriers assigned to a wireless communication device: Allocating transmit power among two or more carriers assigned to a wireless communication device is disclosed. In one aspect, a method of allocating transmit power includes determining a total amount of data transmit power available at the wireless communication device for data transmission over the carriers. An efficiency metric is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197631 - Interference mitigation for control channels in a wireless communication network: Techniques for mitigating interference on control channels in a wireless communication network are described. In an aspect, high interference on radio resources used for a control channel may be mitigated by sending a request to reduce interference to one or more interfering stations. Each interfering station may reduce its transmit... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197627 - Method and apparatus for controlling transmit power and incumbent protection in a cognitive radio system: A cognitive radio (CR) device (208 and/or 218) avoids interference with an incumbent (207) receiver by determining maximum allowed transmit power levels of the CR device based on estimates of the incumbent signal level and transmit splatter levels of the CR device. The CR device (208 and/or 218) avoids interference... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090197626 - Method and apparatus to operate a cognitive radio in a crowded collaborative system: In a cognitive radio environment with at least three cognitive radio terminals, terminals 1 and 2 have an active link. Terminal 3 estimates the link quality, and if it is deemed good terminal 3 transmits over the frequency band in use on the link. Terminal 3 then monitors the link... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090197630 - Method of controlling transmit power of uplink channel: A method of controlling a transmit power of an uplink channel is provided. Downlink control information of which Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) parity bits are masked with a TPC identifier is received on a downlink control channel. The transmit power of the uplink channel is adjusted based on a TPC... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090197633 - Mobile communication method, mobile communication system and radio network controller: A mobile communication method includes: (A) assigning, at a radio network controller, a channelization code and a transmission timing for the mobile station on the basis of a status of use of a channelization code and a transmission timing in a sector other than a specific sector when the mobile... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090197629 - Power decision pilot for a wireless communication system: Techniques for transmitting data with short-term interference mitigation in a wireless communication system are described. In one design, a first station (e.g., a base station or a terminal) may receive a message sent by a second station to request reduction of interference on at least one resource. In response to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090197628 - Reducing co-interference by hushing selective cellular devices: Embodiments described herein provide for reducing cellular co-interference. A primary cellular device is selected. A secondary cellular device that causes co-interference with the primary cellular device is also selected. Whether the primary cellular device is a transmitting device or a receiving device is determined. Upon determining that the primary cellular... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20090197634 - Method, system, and equipment for implementing central control of a 2g network electric regulating antenna: A method, a system, and an equipment for implementing the central control of a 2G network electric regulating antenna are disclosed. The embodiment of the method includes: receiving an ID of the electric regulating antenna to be controlled and a control command; determining the 2G network electric regulating antenna according... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090197635 - user interface for a mobile device: A mobile device and a method for controlling a user interface of the mobile device are disclosed. According to an embodiment, there is provided a method for controlling a user interface of a mobile device which has a plurality of different operation modes and at least one function predesignated for... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090197636 - Kid's cell phone button that calls the closest parent or relative: A cellular telephone system, including: a first cellular telephone for a child; a second cellular telephone for a first relative of the child; and at least a third cellular telephone for at least a second relative of the child; the first cellular telephone including a single button that, when the... Agent: Carpenter & Associates

20090197637 - Apparatus and method for improving sensitivity of dual-standby portable terminal: An apparatus and method for controlling Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) in a dual standby portable terminal according to communication modes are provided. The apparatus and method improve the received signal sensitivity of the receiving unit of the dual-standby portable terminal. The main controller generates an active control signal when a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090197638 - Apparatus for impedance matching in dual standby portable terminal and method thereof: The present invention relates to an apparatus for impedance matching in a dual standby portable terminal, and a method thereof. The apparatus for impedance matching is configured with first and second modules. The second module includes an antenna for radiating a radio frequency signal, a radio communication unit having a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090197639 - Method, system, and apparatus for coexistence of plurality of communication technologies in communication device: A method and system for enabling coexistence of a plurality of communication technologies in a communication device is provided. The method includes determining a time offset between a first communication event of a first communication technology of the plurality of communication technologies and a second communication event of a second... Agent: Beceem Communications, Inc.

20090197642 - A/v control for a computing device with handheld and extended computing units: An IC includes a microphone interface, a speaker interface, a baseband processing module, and RF section, a processing module, an on-chip to off-chip connector structure, and a digital audio switching module coupled to: provide the inbound voice signal from the processing module to the handheld speaker interface when the IC... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090197641 - Computing device with handheld and extended computing units: A computing device includes a handheld computing unit and an extended computing unit. The handheld computing unit includes a handheld processing module, handheld main memory, a baseband processing module, an RF section, handheld I/O components, a handheld bus structure, and a handheld connection structure. The extended computing unit includes an... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090197640 - Flexible audio control in mobile computing device: A mobile computing device configured to communicate with an audio device comprises an interface circuit, a memory configured to store a plurality of sets of audio parameters for a device type, and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to receive a device identifier, select one of the plurality... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090197643 - Handheld computing unit and applications thereof: A handheld computing unit includes an RF section, a processing module, memory, and an IO interface. The RF section converts an inbound RF signal into an inbound symbol stream and converts an outbound symbol stream into an outbound RF signal. The processing module converts outbound data into the outbound symbol... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090197644 - Networking of multiple mode handheld computing unit: A handheld computing unit includes a MMW transceiver, a hardware section, an operating system section, and an application section. When the handheld computing unit is in a extended mode: the hardware section is operably coupled to a hardware section of an extended computing unit; the operating system section is operably... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090197645 - Test case automatic generation method for testing proactive gsm application on sim cards: The present invention relates to a method for the definition of case tests and for the automatic generation of the corresponding scripts able to validate and test the GSM applications on IC or SIM Cards, such method being also able to automatically produce the documentation relative to the designed case... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20090197646 - 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

20090197647 - Terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal having a display including a touch screen, and a control unit configured to display on the touch screen a plurality of key buttons, and when a first key button of the plurality of key buttons is touched, to display at least one item that is relevant to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090197648 - Touch screen assembly, mobile terminal having the touch screen assembly, and key input method on the mobile terminal: A terminal is disclosed. The terminal includes a touch screen type display part for displaying key buttons used for a user to input information to the terminal, a speaker part for outputting an audio signal, when the user has correctly touched the key buttons, to inform the user that the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090197650 - Holder for a dockable earpiece for a portable phone: An earpiece unit is held adjacent to or within a cell phone. The earpiece includes a microphone and speaker and is wearable in a user's ear. The earpiece is docked within the housing of a cell phone and can be used in the docked position to operate the phone. A... Agent: Charles J. Kulas

20090197649 - Mobile phone with headset docking station: The present invention is directed to a mobile phone with a docking station to receive a headset. The mobile phone includes a housing and a docking station provided adjacent the housing. The apparatus also includes a headset that is configured to be removably housed in the docking of the mobile... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox

20090197651 - Wireless communication terminal and battery capacitance measuring method: A wireless communication terminal includes a battery module, a storage module, a voltage detection module, and a central processing module. The battery module provides power to the wireless communication terminal and can be charged by an external charger. The storage module stores a voltage offset and a voltage-capacitance relation between... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090197652 - Integrated portable wan module in computer: The invention relates to an integrated portable computer (1) and WAN module (12). The WAN module comprises a cell phone platform provided with a plurality of functional modules (21-34). The WAN module is connected to a battery (41) of the portable computer so as to supply power to the WAN... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090197653 - Mobile apparatus: According one aspect of the invention, there is provided a mobile apparatus including: a main face; a back face opposite to the main face, the back face being printed with visible user information; a thickness from the main face to the back face; an antenna disposed at a position nearer... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090197654 - Mobile apparatus and mobile phone: According to one aspect of the invention, there is provided a mobile apparatus including: a resin body having a circumferential portion; a loop antenna disposed along the circumferential portion; and a printed circuit board configured to mount electronic components thereon, wherein the resin body is formed continuously and the loop... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

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