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Telecommunications December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/09

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20090325478 - Mobile jamming attack method in wireless sensor network and method defending the same: Mobile jamming attack method in wireless sensor network and method defending the same The present invention relates to a mobile jamming attack method applied in a wireless sensor network (WSN) and method defending the same. The mobile jamming attack method is a power exhaustion denial-of-service attack, possesses mobility and self-learning... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090325479 - Relay antenna indexing for shared antenna communication: Providing for distributed processing for a set of wireless communication devices to implement distributed, multi-antenna communication via one or more of the devices is described herein. By way of example, a relay link can be established between one or more wireless transceivers. The link can be utilized to distribute an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325480 - Method and apparatus for selecting and processing signals from a source station and relay stations: Techniques for selecting and processing signals from different stations in a wireless network are described. A destination station may receive a direct signal from a source station and at least one relay signal from at least one relay station. The destination station may determine metrics for the source and relay... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325481 - Short-range cellular booster: A repeater mediates traffic between a network transceiver and a user transceiver in a wireless communication system. The repeater comprises a network unit that maintains a network link with the network transceiver, a user unit that maintains a user link with the user transceiver, a two-way communication pathway between the... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20090325482 - System and method for secondary communications with directional transmission: System and method for exploiting spatial spectrum holes (SSH) in the time/spectrum/location of wireless resources. A method comprises setting a directional antenna to a first transmission direction, determining a state of a spectrum band in the first transmission direction, transmitting information in the first transmission direction to the receiver in... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090325485 - Communication system and receiver used in communication system: A communication system is provided comprising an environment-side electrode and a living body-side electrode sandwiching an insulating layer and electrically insulated from each other, a grounding electrode which is electrically connected to the environment-side electrode, and a reception amplifier which amplifies a potential difference between the environment-side electrode and the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090325484 - Method and system for managing data in a near field communication network: A method and system for managing data between a plurality of electronic devices in a Near Field Communication (NFC) network are provided. The method is performed at a first electronic device. A request is received from a second electronic device to send context data. The context data is then represented... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090325483 - Storing tv-anytime crids in objects: A physical object (10) comprises a store (72) for storing at least one Content Reference Identifier (CRID) and a communications interface (71) for conveying the CRID to a receiver (20). Upon receiving the CRID, the receiver (20) can resolve the CRID to locate content for consuming (e.g. for presentation or... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090325490 - Baseband controller in a micronetwork: A baseband controller includes a microsequencer with special hardware resources circuitry and a configuration that supports real-time micronetwork functionality for an upper limit of slave devices. The microsequencer includes a correlator that may also be used as an accumulator, wherein the topology provides that the correlator can communicate with an... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090325487 - Data control apparatus, data control method, and storage medium: A data control apparatus that enables data communication among devices with simple operations. A first communication unit communicates with a first device placed on a predetermined surface of the data control apparatus. A second communication unit communicates with a second device. A detection unit detects a position of the first... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090325488 - Portable terminal comprising near field communication module and method for operating the same: A portable terminal operable in a tag mode a read mode and a method for operating the terminal are provided. The portable terminal includes a Near Field Communication (NFC) module including a plurality of amplifiers, a mode selector for controlling the plurality of amplifiers to perform a power supplying operation... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090325486 - Sensor device, sensor network system, and sensor device control method: Disclosed are a sensor device and a sensor device control method. The sensor device comprises a reader for requesting a tag information and detecting an interference channel, and a short range wireless communication nodule for sharing a information of the interference channel through short range wireless communication, and reallocating channels... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20090325489 - Wireless communication apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor: An authentication unit authenticates an external apparatus if the external apparatus is registered beforehand as an apparatus that permits data transmission to a wireless communication apparatus. An instruction unit instructs transmission of data stored in the wireless communication apparatus. A determination unit determines whether data transmission is instructed by the... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090325493 - Image providing apparatus, image output apparatus, and image output system: In an image providing apparatus capable of performing close-proximity wireless communication, it is determined whether or not the image providing apparatus come to an active state by moving close to the image output apparatus (whether or not the apparatus has been remotely woken up) if a connection through close-proximity wireless... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090325491 - System for utilizing identity based on pairing of wireless devices: In one embodiment, an apparatus may include a memory and a processor. The processor may be operable to create a wireless connection to a wireless device. The processor may be operable to form a pairing with the wireless device based on a unique identifier of the wireless device. The unique... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090325492 - Transmission method and transmission system: A transmission method and a transmission system are provided. The transmission method is for communicating an electronic device and a wireless earphone. The wireless earphone has a normal mode and a sleep mode. The transmission method includes the following steps. If the wireless earphone works on the normal mode, then... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090325494 - Transmitter pll with bandwidth on demand: An embodiment of the present invention provides transmitter having a phase locked loop that has a dynamically controllable loop bandwidth. A transmit modulator is coupled to the PLL for performing vector modulation in response to transmission symbols. Each transmission symbol comprises an amplitude signal and a phase signal. A controller... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090325496 - Method of reducing intra-cell spatial interference in a mobile cellular network: The invention concerns a method of reducing intra-cell spatial interference and a multiple antenna mobile station: A base station (21) provides a code book comprising a set of precoding vectors defining antenna weights of two or more transmit antennas (430) of the base station (21). At least one multiple antenna... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090325495 - System and method to deterministically and dynamically prevent interference to the operation of safety-of-life radio equipment: A system to deterministically and dynamically prevent interference to the operation of safety-of-life radio equipment in a vehicle is provided. The system includes a radio management system and a wireless network frequency controller communicatively coupled to the radio management system. The wireless network frequency controller is operable to restrict the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090325497 - Received communication signal processing methods and components for wireless communication equipment: A method and apparatus for processing received wireless communications are provided. Power delay profiles (PDPs) including PDP elements are processed. Less than half of the PDP elements of each PDP are selected. The selected PDP elements are combined based on position, and the combined PDP elements are qualified for further... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090325502 - Communication apparatus and communication method: A mobile communication system in which a mobile station apparatus transmits reception quality information to a base station apparatus, the reception quality information indicating quality of a signal received from the base station apparatus, characterized in that the base station apparatus transmits information for instructing transmission of reception quality information... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325498 - Doppler estimation: Method of estimating Doppler spread comprising the steps of estimating a de-biased value according to the relation Formula (I), is a preliminary Doppler spread squared, based on measured parameters, and K2 is a constant.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090325501 - Method and apparatus for prioritizing and reporting multiple wireless communication measurement events: A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) prioritizes triggered events for the same measurement object to lessen the quantity of events which are included in measurement reports, while conveying no less information. The WTRU triggers an event, starts a time-to-trigger timer for the event, and includes the event in a measurement report.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090325504 - Mobile communication system, base station apparatus, and mobile station apparatus: A mobile communication system in which a mobile station apparatus transmits, to a base station apparatus, uplink data using a physical uplink shared channel assigned by an uplink data transmission permission signal, wherein the base station apparatus: transmits, to the mobile station apparatus, the uplink data transmission permission signal, and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325500 - Portable radio terminal and communication control method: The radio OFF mode control unit 12 cancels the radio OFF mode temporarily, even though the portable radio has shifted to a mass storage mode, when the access monitoring unit 13 does not receive any access command from the PC 90 for a predetermined time. The USB control unit 14... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090325503 - Radio terminal device, semiconductor device and communication system: A radio terminal device measures communication environment information on communication environments with base stations, then changes, when receiving a request from a connection destination base station among the base stations to regularly report the communication environment information with a predetermined response period, a measurement interval for the communication environment information... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20090325499 - Threshold selection for broadcast signal detection: A method (300, 400) and a non-incumbent system (102) that selects a pilot signal candidate within the RF spectrum, determines a first ratio between a measured total power within the RF spectrum and a measured power level of the pilot signal candidate, measures a first difference between the first ratio... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090325505 - Communication apparatus and communication method: A mobile communication system in which a mobile station apparatus transmits reception quality information to a base station apparatus, the reception quality information indicating quality of a signal received from the base station apparatus, characterized in that the base station apparatus transmits information for instructing transmission of reception quality information... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325506 - Method for controlling communication in wireless terminal and wireless terminal: An UE receives a downlink data channel from a BS, calculates a reception quality value related to the downlink data channel, monitors a transmission rate of an uplink data channel to BS, and reduces the calculated reception quality value based on a result of the monitoring.... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090325507 - Baseband / rfic interface for high throughput mimo communications: Analog signal paths are utilized between a baseband processor and a radio front end to support high throughput communications for a multiple in multiple out radio transceiver that support communications over two or more antennas. Specifically, analog differential I and Q path communication signals are exchanged between a radio front... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090325508 - Initializing a transceiver in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for initializing a transceiver in a wireless communication system. In one embodiment, a method for initializing a transceiver that is part of an apparatus for use in a wireless communication system for communicating with WirelessHD devices in a wireless network, where the apparatus comprises a host... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090325509 - Methods and apparatus for reducing own-transmitter interference in low-if and zero-if receivers: Circuits and methods are disclosed for reducing interference from transmitter leakage in a radio transceiver. An exemplary method for reducing interference from transmitter leakage in a radio transceiver comprises downconverting, filtering, and sampling a radio frequency signal comprising a desired signal and a transmitter leakage signal to obtain a sampled... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090325510 - Systems and methods for implementing a harmonic rejection mixer: Various embodiments of systems and methods for generating local oscillator (LO) signals for a harmonic rejection mixer are provided. One embodiment is a system for generating local oscillator (LO) signals for a harmonic rejection mixer. One such system comprises a local oscillator, a divide-by-N frequency divider, a divide-by-three frequency divider,... Agent: Michael J. Tempel Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20090325511 - Rf sensor system and method for operating the same: The embodiment provides a radio frequency sensor system comprising a radio frequency transmission terminal and a radio frequency reception terminal. The system comprises an oscillating circuit part for generating a plurality of frequency clocks, a signal coupler for coupling signals exiting on the radio frequency reception terminal, a signal detector... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20090325512 - Transmission of delay tolerant data: Transmission of delay tolerant data. An apparatus includes a processor configured to classify data, on the basis of its delay requirement, into delay tolerant data and into delay critical data, and to control transmission of the delay tolerant data with a transmitter in such a manner that the transmission of... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090325513 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus wherein the performance can be prevented from degrading due to the affection of a frequency offset, while the sequence length of Zadoff-Chu sequence (ZC sequence) being kept long. In this wireless communication apparatus, a ZC sequence generating part (11) generates a ZC sequence corresponding to a... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090325514 - Wireless communication system and transmission device: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system to properly switch over a transmission method of radio signals corresponding to a configuration of a receiver. The wireless communication system according to the present invention includes a transmitting device having a plurality of antennas and capable of transmitting radio signals... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20090325515 - Beamforming and/or mimo rf front-end: An RF front-end includes a transmit adjust module, a PA module, an antenna coupling circuit, a LNA module, and a receive adjust module. The transmit adjust module adjusts coordinates of up-converted analog signals when in a first transmit mode and adjusts coordinates of a plurality of up-converted analog signals when... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090325516 - System and method for iq imbalance estimation using loopback with frequency offset: Systems and methods for estimating IQ imbalance in a communication system are provided. In various embodiments, a device is configured to perform a self-characterization. The self-characterization is performed over an RF loopback circuit. In some embodiments, a probe is transmitted over the RF loopback circuit. The probe uses a frequency... Agent: Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

20090325517 - Transmitting power level controller and related method: A transmitting power level controller of a communication system includes a radio-frequency unit for generating a communication signal and a power amplifier for amplifying the communication signal to generate a transmitting signal. The transmitting power level controller has a temperature sensor, a power detector, and an automatic level controller. The... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090325518 - Methods and apparatus for suppressing strong-signal interference in low-if receivers: Circuits and methods are disclosed for compensating for received signal distortion caused by non-linearities in the receiver circuitry. An exemplary receiver circuit includes a distortion waveform generator configured to approximate one or more non-linear response characteristics of a downconverter circuit used to downconvert the received radio frequency signal. The estimated... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090325519 - Receiver and electronic apparatus using the same: A receiver according to the present invention includes a first receiving (RCV) quality detector and a second RCV quality detector connected before a combining unit. The second RCV quality detector determines a quality of a signal output from at least one of a first receiving unit and a second receiving... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090325520 - Multiband rf receiver and method for receiving multiband rf signal: A multiband receiver is disclosed for receiving a multiband RF signal having first and second RF bands. The first RF band contains a first service RF range, and the second RF band contains a second service RF range. The receiver includes a mixer for converting the RF signal into an... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090325521 - Auto-tuning system for an on-chip rf filter: A Radio Frequency Receiver on a Single Integrated Circuit (“RFSIC”) is described. The RFSIC may include a mixer, a phase-locked loop (“PLL”) in signal communication with the mixer, and an on-chip auto-tuned RF filter in signal communication with both the mixer and PPL, such that the same PLL simultaneously tunes... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP

20090325522 - Radio broadcast receiving apparatus and radio broadcast receiving method: A radio broadcast receiving apparatus according to the present invention includes a reception unit for receiving a broadcast signal from a broadcast station of a predetermined frequency; a content information extracting unit for extracting content information related to a content the broadcast station is broadcasting from the broadcast signal being... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090325523 - Broadcast reception apparatus and operating method thereof: A broadcast reception apparatus and an operating method thereof are provided. In order to prevent preference information which a viewer does not expose from being transmitted to a broadcasting station, the broadcast reception apparatus transmits limited preference information regarding broadcast programs or additional information to the broadcasting station. Accordingly, the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090325524 - method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal: Accordingly, it is able to efficiently reproduce a phase or delay difference, which is difficult to be efficiently reproduced by a decorrelator, in a manner of shifting a phase of a decoded audio or speech signal based on phase shift information. And, a phase shift is enabled to fit each... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325525 - Receiver and method of reducing operating current thereof: Disclosed is a receiver so adapted that even it receives a signal having the same communication frequency and frequency band as its own, restart of a receive-signal processor is inhibited for a fixed period of time if the receive signal is not a desired signal. The result is a reduction... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090325526 - Method and apparatus for reporting state information: A method for reporting state information is provided. The receiver device receives a service, which is encoded in at least two layers over a communication channel, through a subset of said at least two layers; it measures a channel quality parameter; and in response to the channel quality parameter reaching... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20090325527 - Dual band amplifier: A dual band amplifier is provided comprising a first matching circuit disposed in a first radiofrequency path between an input port and a first amplifier and a second matching circuit disposed in a second radiofrequency path between the input port and a second amplifier. The first matching circuit transforms a... Agent: Freedman & Associates

20090325528 - Terminal apparatus and diversity antenna control method for the same: A terminal apparatus adapted to receive a wireless signal by antenna diversity, wherein provisions are made to reduce the number of receive circuits while also reducing the time required for antenna selection. The a terminal apparatus is adapted to receive a wireless signal by antenna diversity, and includes: a mode-of-use... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090325529 - Calibrating receive chain to reduce second order intermodulation distortion: Embodiments of apparatuses, articles, methods, and systems for calibrating receive chain to reduce second order intermodulation distortion are disclosed herein. The embodiments may be employed, e.g., to manage power in wireless networks. Other embodiments and usages may be described and claimed.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20090325530 - Dynamic rfi detection: Provided herein are different embodiments for performing radio frequency interference (RFI) detection in electronic devices such as mobile computing systems.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20090325531 - Method and circuit arrangement for prevention of interference in an intermediate frequency signal and am receiver comprising such a method of circuit arrangement: In a method and a circuit arrangement for preventing interference pulses in the intermediate frequency signal in an AM receiver comprising a mixer, in which a high frequency signal fed to the mixer is blanked out when interference occurs, it is provided that, while the high frequency signal is blanked... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090325532 - Systems and methods for dc component recovery in a zero-if radio receiver: Methods and systems for recovering a DC component in a zero-IF radio receiver are disclosed that involve receiving a frequency modulated radio frequency broadcast signal, down-converting the frequency modulated radio frequency broadcast signal directly to an original baseband frequency signal, wherein the original baseband frequency signal includes an original DC... Agent: Jones Day

20090325533 - Method for using an adaptive waiting time threshold estimation for power saving in sleep mode of an electronic device: Portable battery operated electronic devices often use a “sleep mode” for energy conservation. A key feature introduced in the IEEE 802 standard ensures power-efficient operation of these battery operated mobile devices. However, the standard fails to define what will trigger a device into the sleep mode while other systems define... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP

20090325534 - Self-test method for a vehicular telematics unit: A self-test methodology verifies the satisfactory operation of an installed vehicular telematics unit using a signal processor of the telematics unit. The test can be initiated at any time by a vehicle occupant or a remote call center. When testing is initiated, the telematics unit places a cellular call to... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20090325535 - Emergency shepherd service: An emergency shepherd service includes at least one communications facility configured to provide communication services to at least one communication device in a service area and a notification subsystem including at least one processor and a computer readable medium with instructions. The instructions may be configured to cause the processor... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090325537 - Method and device for continuing emergency call in wireless network: The objective of the invention is to provide a method and device for the continuity of the emergency call. According to the technical solution provided by the present invention, the emergency center sends notifying messages for emergency calls to the user equipments, and the notifying messages for emergency call comprise... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090325536 - System for controlling the operation of wireless multicasting systems to distribute an alarm indication to a dynamically configured coverage area: The present Reverse 911 Alarm System implements a central alarm distribution site that is capable of generating an alarm indication to warn individuals of a hazard and propagating the alarm indication to selected individuals via their wireless subscriber devices by the use of wireless multicasting in the existing cellular communication... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP

20090325538 - Method for geo-targeting wireless emergency alerts: Geo-targeting may be used in combination with wireless alert capabilities to provide alerts to a more granulated geographical area. Disclosed herein is a system and method for performing geo-targeting for various alert areas such that emergency messages may be delivered to mobile and static devices of different types in a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20090325540 - Advanced voice and data operations in a dual-mode mobile data communication device: A system and method for integrating voice and data operations into a single mobile device capable of simultaneously performing data and voice actions. The mobile device working in a network capable of exchanging both cell phone calls and data items to the mobile device. By wearing an earphone or an... Agent: Docket Clerk Kelly-krause

20090325539 - Cell phone sensor applications: A system includes a sensor receiving unique identity data from a cell phone; and a network component receiving the unique identity data and processing a transaction based on the unique identity data. If the transaction is successfully completed, the network component sends a signal indicating an action to be performed.... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090325541 - Mobile phone and method for managing communication fees thereof: A system and method for managing communication fees of a mobile phone are provided. The system is implemented by the mobile phone, and is used to manage communication fees when a user of the mobile phone uses a mobile communication service. The mobile phone includes at least one processor operable... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325543 - Detection of anomalies in traffic transmitted by a mobile terminal within a radiocommunication network: To detect an anomaly in traffic sent by at least one mobile terminal (TM) in a radiocommunication network, a device capable of communicating with a radiocommunication network (RR) location register (HLR) comprises an evaluation module (ME) to increase, for a predetermined time interval, an authentication account (CA) assigned to the... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group, LLC

20090325542 - Method and system for authenticating a party to a transaction: One embodiment of the invention is directed to a method including receiving an alias identifier associated with an account associated with a presenter, determining an associated trusted party using the alias identifier, sending a verification request message to the trusted party after determining the associated trusted party, and receiving a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend Crew LLP

20090325544 - method for screening and retrieving unanswered mobile calls that forward to voice mail: A system and method for screening and retrieving unanswered mobile calls that are forwarded to voicemail systems is disclosed. The method includes connecting a call between a caller and a subscribers wireless phone and opening a connection between the caller and the subscribers wireless phone's voicemail system where the voicemail... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090325551 - Identity blocking service from a wireless service provider: Location-blocking and identity-blocking services that can be commercially offered by a service promoter, e.g., a cellular service provider or a web advertiser. In the identity-blocking service, the service promoter may disclose the current physical location of a mobile subscriber (i.e., a cellular phone operator) to a third party (e.g., a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20090325548 - Method and apparatus for providing network output service by using mobile communication device: A method and an apparatus for providing an output service by using a mobile communication device through a network are provided. The method of providing a network output service, includes: receiving network identification address information of reproduction service information selected by a mobile communication device, based on an output request... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090325550 - Method and system for retrieving a lost entity, and cell-based wireless network adapted therefore: m

20090325552 - Methods and apparatus for delivering a message to two or more associated wireless communication devices: Techniques in a message-originating wireless communication device for use in communicating short messages via a wireless communication network are described. The message-originating device has a memory which stores an address of a wireless communication device in association with an additional address of an additional wireless communication device. In the technique,... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC

20090325553 - Mobile communications matching system: A wireless communications network comprises a server in a central location storing matching profiles for a plurality of users of the network. The matching profile for each user is stored in the server through the user's mobile unit or a secure page on the Internet. Each matching profile is corresponded... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090325549 - Out-of-network warning system and method for a mobile phone: An out-of-network warning method for a mobile phone is provided. The method establishes a communication network connection between the mobile phone and a TSP server while initiating a call from the mobile phone using a dialed phone number. The method uploads the dialed phone number to the TSP server to... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325546 - Providing options for data services using push-to-talk: Voice enabling mobile services leverage existing PTT infrastructure. Initiation of a service request and navigation through PTT service functions is accomplished by voice direction, rather than by reading choices and texting or clicking through options. A mobile phone includes a dedicated push-to-talk service button for generating a signal for initiating... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090325545 - System and method for delivering advertising to packet-based telephones: A system and method of delivering targeted advertising to packet-based network telecommunications devices may include accessing a database configured to store telephone services information of telecommunications devices. The telecommunications services information may indicate whether a telecommunications device has packet-based network access. Telecommunications devices that have telephone number information including NPA-NXX... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090325547 - System and method for detecting call-through events for advertising impressions sent to mobile wireless devices: An arrangement is described for capturing and reporting call-through events in connection with phone numbers embedded in advertising impressions sent to mobile wireless devices. A call-through event is said to occur when a phone number embedded within an advertising impression is called from the mobile device. The system includes a... Agent: Brosemer, Kolefas & Associates, LLC

20090325555 - System for adapting device standars after manufacture: A system for efficient sale of devices that comply with licensed standards. A preferred embodiment of the invention uses a generic, or highly adaptable, hardware device. The device can be adapted to adhere to a specific standard, e.g., code-division multiple access, time-division multiple access, etc., after manufacture such as at... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090325554 - Wireless communication device and method for use therewith: An image of at least one object (14) is captured. An object class selection is received from a menu (70) of a plurality of object classes. At least one task menu specific to the object class selection is provided. A task selection is received from the at least one task... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090325556 - Discovering an event using a personal preference list and presenting matching events to a user on a display: A user profile is used to assist a user in identifying events of interest and to provide context to users regarding events that matches user preferences. The user profile may be based on behaviors exhibited on a mobile device, on input by the user or on data on the mobile... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090325557 - Information presenting apparatus, information presenting method, and the like: u

20090325558 - Method of compiling a list of identifiers associated with a mobile device user: A method of compiling a list of IDs associated with a mobile device user, the method including the steps of: a) identifying and recording a first subscriber ID and a first device ID; b) using one of the first IDs as a key to identify one or more second IDs,... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090325560 - System and mobile terminal for displaying caller information and method thereof: Caller information display system includes a caller terminal, a service system and a receiver terminal. The caller terminal stores caller information and transmits data including the caller information during a call. The service system receives the data including the caller information from the caller terminal and transmits the data to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090325559 - Using caller id for service based two-way voice hybrid data and voice reporting: A method is presented for providing alarm notification and two-way voice communication for a hybrid data/voice system. In one embodiment, the method comprises sending an alarm notification from a communication device to an alarm forwarding service, recognizing an ID of the communication device, using said ID to create a three-way... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090325561 - Method and system for enabling a conference call: A method and system enables a conference call that includes a push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) call session and a non-PoC over cellular call session. The method includes establishing a PoC call session between a first communication device and a second communication device using a PoC server (step 705). A non-PoC... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090325562 - Hypervisor for managing a device having distinct virtual portions: A single device can be compartmentalized into two or more virtual portions, wherein each virtual portion is associated with a user role. Each virtual portion can retain information, communications, resources, and/or functions separate from the other virtual portions. As a user changes roles, a different virtual portion can be accessed... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090325563 - Methods for supporting multitasking in a mobile device: Methods are provided for effectively accessing and managing open applications on a mobile device. In response to an End key key-press event, an open application is terminated and another open application is promptly maximized. In an embodiment, another key may be pressed to access to an Applications Menu which indicates... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325564 - Programmable mobile phone terminal: Mobile phone terminal, having a transmitter stage, a receiver stage and an antenna switch-over and adapter stage which each have an arrangement of passive structural elements, which arrangement is assigned a multiplicity of electrostatic-mechanical microswitches or microrelays and which can be programmed by actuating a predetermined configuration of the microswitches... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090325566 - Apparatus and methods for enforcement of policies upon a wireless device: Apparatus and methods for changing one or more functional or operational aspects of a wireless device, such as upon the occurrence of a certain event. In one embodiment, the event comprises detecting that the wireless device is within range of one or more other devices. In another variant, the event... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates, P.C.

20090325565 - Provisioning applications for a mobile device: Methods and systems for provisioning an application for a mobile device are provided. A user may request an application. A request concerning the application is sent to a provisioning device. The request includes information concerning the mobile device and/or the user of the mobile device. The information is used to... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20090325567 - Telephone set, communication adaptor, home appliance control method, and program recording medium: The invention relates to a telephone set comprises a connection means to execute a connecting process for enabling transmission and reception of an information signal to and from a home appliance such as a general audio device remote-controllable by radio communication; a control means for generating, upon arrival of an... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090325568 - Method of transmitting signaling messages: There is provided a method of transmitting signaling messages. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, the method is performed by a first base station of a communication network. The first base station and the second base station of the communication network provide simultaneously a service to a terminal.... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090325569 - System and method for device-assisted measurement of neighboring wireless environment: A method for a serving wireless network to collect information regarding a neighboring wireless network. The method includes requesting a device to collect information regarding the neighboring wireless network; and receiving the collected information from the device.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090325570 - System and method for remote data acquisition and distribution: Methods and systems for remote data collection and distribution include components and operations for receiving, at a server, data transmitted by a first client device via a communication network. The method may also include selecting, by one or more client devices associated with the communication network, a second device to... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090325571 - Scanning threshold: Included are embodiments for utilizing a scanning threshold. More specifically, one embodiment of a method includes entering a standby mode, wherein in the standby mode, at least one component of a communications device is shutdown, and wherein in the standby mode, at least one channel is scanned to determine potential... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, L.L.P.

20090325572 - Apparatus and method for providing network service in a portable communication system: An apparatus and method for providing a network service in a portable communication system are provided. A portable terminal for providing a network service includes at least two Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards for supporting networks different from each other, a network performance testing unit for measuring performance of network... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090325573 - Methods and apparatus for roaming in a wireless network: Methods and systems are provided for improving network connectivity utilizing a roaming procedure in which the mobile units are able to associate with multiple access ports during roaming. The mobile unit, while connected to one access port, associates with a second access port. While maintaining the connection to the first... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (symbol)

20090325574 - Mobile station and wireless communication method: A mobile station is provided. The mobile station includes: a wireless communication unit which establishes wireless communication with a base station; a storage unit which stores a roaming list used when roaming to a mobile communication network other than a specific mobile communication network; a communication network selecting unit which... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20090325575 - Method and apparatus for selecting network providers: An approach is provided for performing network discovery and selection. Information specifying a list of network access providers that may be associated with a home network service provider is received (e.g., the information may be pre-provisioned, or manually configured). The information includes a field that having at least one of... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20090325576 - Method of local conditional access for mobile equipment: A method for conditional access to a digital data stream encrypted with at least one control word and broadcasted to at least one mobile device, said transmitter also transmitting a control message stream containing control words and access conditions, said mobile device being connected to a mobile communication network via... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us) Attn: Patent Group

20090325581 - Method and apparatus for dynamic mobile profile functionality: A method and apparatus provide dynamic mobile profile functionality in a media independent handover. This may include an MIH server dynamically changing a mobile profile in an MIH client.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090325580 - Method and arrangement in a telecommunication system: A method is described of assigning to a user equipment one or more idle gap patterns in uplink and/or downlink communications between the user equipment and a radio base station, to allow the user equipment to perform downlink measurements on neighbour cells during the idle gaps. The method comprises defining... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090325577 - Method and system of radio communication: The present invention relates to handover in a communications system, and more especially it relates cell change using Iu-interface dependent neighbor-cell lists, particularly in a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System, UMTS or WCDMA system.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090325582 - Processing location information among multiple networks: Gathering location information from a first wireless network to determine whether to anchor a communication session in a second wireless network, a mobile node capable of communicating with both the first wireless network and the second wireless network, includes receiving location information from the first wireless network as the mobile... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090325578 - Support for multi-group frequency division duplex wireless network: Various example embodiments are disclosed herein. According to an example embodiment, a method may include receiving, at a serving base station (BS) in a wireless network from a mobile station (MS), group preference information for the MS for each of one or more candidate BSs; obtaining, by the serving BS... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP

20090325579 - User apparatus, base station, and method in mobile communication system: A disclosed user apparatus includes a random access channel generating unit configured to generate a random access channel; a control channel generating unit configured to generate a control channel in accordance with scheduling information received from a base station; and an uplink transmission signal generating unit configure to generate an... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090325583 - User initiated mobile learning of preferred femtocell: A method and apparatus are provided to allow a mobile communications device to identify and store the locations of femtocells which are not contained on a preferred femtocell list of the mobile communications device. Upon identifying a specific femtocell, an authorized mobile communications device may register with the specific femtocell... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group, LLC

20090325584 - System and method to control wireless communications: Methods and systems to control wireless communications are provided. A particular network communication system includes a plurality of distributed mobile architecture gateways. Each distributed mobile architecture gateway includes at least one interface to communicate with one or more legacy communication networks and each distributed mobile architecture gateway also includes a... Agent: Toler Law Group

20090325585 - Flexible signaling of resources on a control channel: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate employing flexible signaling of resource block assignments on a control channel. Resource blocks associated with an uplink or downlink channel can be split into a plurality of groups, and group-specific signaling constraints can be utilized with each of these groups. For example, the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325586 - Methods and apparatus for common channel cancellation in wireless communications: A mobile station that is configured to perform common channel cancellation may include a parameter estimation unit that is configured to estimate parameters for generating a common channel error. The mobile station may also include a common channel generation unit that is configured to generate the common channel error based... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325587 - Mobile telephone exchange server: A mobile telephone exchange server is provided that comprises a telephone information memory corresponding to each mobile telephone and enables a plurality of mobile telephones, to which the same telephone number is allocated, to be switched to use by setting of a control flag or a busy flag with reference... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090325588 - Data transmission in cellular phone network: The invention provides for a method of transmitting data in a mobile radio communications network cell, wherein at least one data block is transmitted, at a first transmission power level, for a user of the cell, the method including the step of monitoring radio resource occupancy within the cell and... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090325591 - Downlink wireless transmission schemes with inter-cell interference mitigation: A system and method for inter-cell interference avoidance. A device capable of performing channel estimation is configured to divide a codebook into two sets. A first set of said two sets corresponds to codebook information that will cause an interference in a received signal to be less than a threshold.... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090325589 - Filter arrangement dependent on occupation of an adjacent band: In a method for communication by radio afrequency band that is subdivided into a plurality of subbands is used. Subbands are occupied by radio stations for sending signals. Before sending a signal, a radio station carries out a filtering operation by using a filter function and sends the signal on... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090325590 - Inter-cell interference avoidance for downlink transmission: A system and method for inter-cell interference avoidance. A base station is configured to perform interference avoidance. The base station receives feedback information from either a second base station or a subscriber station served by the second base station. The base station selects a codebook vectors or matrices for transmission... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090325592 - Apparatus and method for determining a position of a compact base station by using user supplied location information in a broadband wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for determining a position of a compact Base Station (BS) by using user supplied location information in a broadband wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal using a GPS receiver, receiving location information supplied by a user, comparing... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090325596 - Controlling vehicle telematics unit data transmission based on call center location: A method and system that inhibits transmission of location information by a telematics unit outside of a geographic region in which such transmission is prohibited. The method includes identifying the relative location of the vehicle and a call center to which the information is to be sent. If the vehicle... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20090325593 - Marking locations with a portable communications device: Marking locations with a portable communications device, where the portable communications device has a location-sensing capability, including recording, by the portable communications device for each wireless device with which the portable communications device is capable of wireless communications, a location of the portable communications device upon receiving from the wireless... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP

20090325597 - Method and apparatus for optimizing mobility of a mobile device: The application discloses a method and apparatus for optimizing mobility of a mobile device in the wireless communication system. The method includes receiving (302) a plurality of mobility area descriptors from an external device, and configuring (304) the received plurality of mobility area descriptors in the mobile device. The method... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090325599 - Method and devices for facilitating the location of a mobile electronic device: The invention relates to a user-portable electronic device and in particular one which is capable of establishing transmission connection with one or more mobile electronic devices. A user-portable electronic device comprising transmission connection circuitry arranged to establish transmission connection between the user-portable electronic device and one or more mobile electronic... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090325598 - Method and system for determining position of a wireless electronic device within a volume: A method for determining a position of a wireless electronic device within a volume includes detecting a signal transmitted by the wireless device during two-way communication to and from a first known position within the volume. The method further includes detecting the signal from at least three additional known positions... Agent: Richard A. Fagin

20090325595 - Premises area map systems and methods: In an exemplary method, a geographic location of a mobile device is determined, a premises area map associated with the geographic location is identified, and data representative of the premises area map is provided to the mobile device over a network. In certain embodiments, data representative of a plurality of... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090325600 - System and method for collecting communication signals: A method and system for collecting communication signals include detecting one or more signals emitted by one or more base stations surrounding a communication device and acquiring one or more signal intensities of the detected one ore more signals. The method and system further include locating a position of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325594 - Using base-station location to assist mobile-device system acquisition: Methods and systems are provided for using base-station location to assist mobile-device system acquisition. A mobile station, which stores a network identifier, selects a carrier frequency. The mobile station receives, from a base station on a first carrier frequency, geographic coordinates of the base station and a base-station network identifier,... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP Clearwire

20090325603 - Location sharing: Geographic location data is sent from a first device to a second device with a modified message to signal the presence of geographic location data associated with the message. The message can include (or attach) the geographic location data or file, or the message can include a link to a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090325605 - Method for location determinating: A method for measuring a position includes: allocating a first ranging code and a first ranging region for a mobile station; receiving a second ranging code and allocation information on a second ranging region of the mobile station from a neighboring base station; transmitting the first ranging code and the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090325601 - Methods and apparatus for communicating and/or using discovery information: Methods and apparatus related to peer/network/service discovery in a mobile wireless system, e.g., an ad hoc peer-to-peer network are described. Transmission of discovery information, e.g., upper layer discovery information, is divided into a number of portions to be transmitted separately over time. Transmission of the individual portions is structured so... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325602 - System and method for presentation of media related to a context: A system and method for presentation of media related to a context. A request is received over a network from a requesting device for media related to a context, wherein the request comprises at least one criteria. A query is formulated based on the context criteria so as to search,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20090325604 - System and method for searching a location of a mobile electronic device: A system and method for searching a location of a mobile electronic device sets a user-predetermined short message, and sets one or more user-predetermined telephone numbers. The system and method further starts an audible device and a light-emitting device of the mobile electronic device to output audible sound and light,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325607 - Motion-controlled views on mobile computing devices: A computer-implemented visual navigation method includes providing from a wireless mobile device, over a public wireless network to a server located remotely from the wireless mobile device, information identifying a geographic location. The method also includes receiving in response, from the server, image data of digital images captured from an... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090325606 - Systems and methods for facilitating a third-party service based on location of a mobile device: In an exemplary method, a request is received from a mobile device, a geographic location of the mobile device is determined, the geographic location of the mobile device is confirmed to be within a predefined range of a premises reference location located within a premises area, and a third-party service... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090325608 - Methods and systems for multi-mode paging: Methods and apparatus for communicating with a multimode mobile station supporting multiple radio access technologies (RATs) are provided. For certain embodiments, when a paging request is received via a first RAT network, paging requests may be broadcast on all RATs supported by the mobile device. As a result, the mobile... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325610 - Adapter for synchronizing data over different networks: The present system includes a bridge (or adapter) that connects two synchronization endpoints over two different networks. The bridge first receives information to be synchronized and generates metadata to form it into messages transported over the first network according to a first protocol. A gateway receives the messages over the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090325611 - Event-based assistance data delivery: A method and system which may determine when to deliver assistance data to a requesting user device. In one example, the user device may request updates of assistance data related to one or more data type from an assistance server. Additionally, the user device may include one or more parameters... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090325613 - Message transmitted automatically in response to imminent power source depletion of mobile station: Described herein are a method, apparatus and computer program to automatically inform a second party to a call that a first party to the call has or will disconnect due to a power source, such as a battery, of a terminal used by the first party becoming depleted. The second... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090325609 - Messaging system and method: A method of message communication via a messaging system between one or more originating communication devices assigned to a sender and one or more destination communication devices assigned to a receiver, a messaging system, a service center and a client thereof. The method comprising: before delivery to the receiver, obtaining... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090325614 - Method of providing multimedia messaging service using unique message indentifier background of the invention: The present invention relates to a method of providing a multimedia messaging service, which guarantees the uniqueness of a transmitted multimedia message. In the multimedia messaging method using a mobile communication network of the present invention, a multimedia message transmitted from an originating mobile station is stored. A receiving mobile... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090325615 - Mobile telephone firewall and compliance enforcement system and method: Methods, systems, and software for mediating SMS messages, and especially type 0 SMS messages, in a wireless mobile communications device configured to send and receive data using a GSM protocol and including a subscriber identity module (“SIM”) including electronic hardware and computer software executed by the hardware such that the... Agent: David P. Lentini

20090325612 - Traffic data transmission from a vehicle telematics unit: A method of sending traffic related data to a call center using a telematics unit of a vehicle. The method includes receiving a request at the telematics unit to transmit non-traffic data such as vehicle diagnostic information to the call center. Both the non-traffic data as well as traffic related... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20090325617 - Mobile communication system, base station apparatus and mobile station apparatus: A mobile communication system in which a mobile station apparatus transmits, to a base station apparatus, uplink data using a physical uplink shared channel assigned by an uplink data transmission permission signal, wherein the base station apparatus: transmits, to the mobile station apparatus, a radio resource control signal including a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325616 - Mobile communication system, base station apparatus, and mobile station apparatus: A mobile communication system in which a mobile station apparatus transmits, to abase station apparatus, uplink data using a physical uplink shared channel assigned by an uplink data transmission permission signal, wherein the base station apparatus: transmits, to the mobile station apparatus, a radio resource control signal including information for... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325618 - Mobile communication system, base station apparatus, and mobile station apparatus: A mobile communication system in which a mobile station apparatus transmits, to a base station apparatus, uplink data using a physical uplink shared channel assigned by an uplink data transmission permission signal, wherein the base station apparatus: transmits, to the mobile station apparatus, a radio resource control signal including a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325619 - Mobile communication system, base station apparatus, and mobile station apparatus: A mobile communication system in which a mobile station apparatus transmits, to a base station apparatus, uplink data using a physical uplink shared channel assigned by an uplink data transmission permission signal, wherein the base station apparatus: transmits, to the mobile station apparatus, a radio resource control signal including a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325620 - Method and apparatus for retrieving data from one or more wireless communication devices: A system, method, and apparatus that retrieve data from one or more wireless communication devices that are at least members of a communication group without user intervention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a request for data is sent to an intermediate device, which forwards the request to a target wireless... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325621 - Method and communication system for providing a content delivery service through push-to-talk: A method of providing a content delivery service to an actual user of a communication system supporting push-to-talk. The content delivery service includes delivering a content to the actual user, wherein the method includes associating a virtual user to said content; establishing a push-to-talk session involving the actual user and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090325622 - Communication terminal, mobile communication system and communication method: Communication terminals (1, 2) perform wireless communication between the own station and other station and requests a base station (3) to transmit communication information obtained according to the reception state of the own station so as to perform transmission power control. When the transmission power is lower than a relay... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090325624 - Load distribution among base stations through transmit power variation: A method of load distribution between a first base station and a second base station determines in a user device, that the first and second base stations are simultaneously within range of the user device. The user device is set as a bridge. Load factors and available resources of each... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090325625 - Method, apparatus and computer program for power control to mitigate interference: A network determines that a first radio node communicating on a radio resource with a second radio node is interfering with a third radio node communicating on the radio resource with the network. The network manages the interference by controlling transmit power of at least one of the first radio... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090325626 - Multi-carrier operation in a wireless communication network: Techniques for communicating on multiple carriers in a wireless communication network are described. In an aspect, different transmit power levels may be used for different carriers to mitigate interference. A first base station may be assigned one or more carriers among multiple carriers available for communication. A second base station... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090325623 - Radio communication method and radio base station: A radio communication method includes the steps of: calculating a transmission power difference between a first carrier and a second carrier; determining whether or not the transmission power difference exceeds a threshold set up on the basis of a maximum transmission power difference allowable between the first carrier and the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090325627 - Transmission power control method of uplink packet data transmission: A mobile station (MS) transmits a first data flow to a first group of base stations with a first power offset, transmits a second data flow to a second group of base stations, and further transmits a pilot signal. A radio network controller (RNC) controls the power of the pilot... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090325628 - Waveguide-based wireless distribution system and method of operation: The design and use of a simplified, highly efficient, waveguide-based wireless distribution system are provided. A low-loss waveguide is used to transport wireless signals from a signal source or sources to one or more receiver locations. One or more adjustable signal coupling devices partially insert into the waveguide at predetermined... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090325629 - Solution for queue handling: A solution for providing a plurality of people that are waiting for a service/meeting with information relating to the queue, whereby said solution comprises a registration unit that is arranged to place people waiting for a service/meeting in a queue. The solution also comprises at least one radio transmitter that... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090325631 - Color detection with a mobile device: A system and method includes a detecting at least one color on a substrate using a mobile communication device, identifying the detected color and outputting a result of the identification with the mobile communication device.... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20090325632 - Loop delay compensation for continuous time sigma delta analog to digital converter: A continuous time sigma delta analog to digital converter may use a finite impulse response filter for delay compensation. In some embodiments, the filter may be simplified by using only the first and/or second filter coefficients.... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090325633 - Method for reducing a disturbance in an output signal caused by a disturbing signal in a multiport connector, multiport connector circuit, and mobile device: A method for reducing a disturbance in an output signal caused by a disturbing signal in a multiport connector, a multiport connector circuit and a mobile device are described.... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090325630 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for personalizing a device: An apparatus for personalizing device may comprise a processor that may be configured to receive a request to personalize a user device based at least in part on at least one setting data of at least one application from a previous device of the user. The processor may further be... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090325635 - Method for establishing communication from a mobile terminal in dual mode:

20090325634 - Radio communication device and method for controlling resource allocations: In an embodiment, a radio communication device is provided. The radio communication device may include a radio communication device control message generation circuit configured to generate a radio communication device control message including allocation information to control a radio resource allocation for radio communication devices of at least two groups... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090325636 - Radio system having distributed real-time processing: A distributed radio system is disclosed. Transmit and receive packets of data are transported over a relatively high-speed multiplexed network, which in one embodiment may be an Ethernet network. The distributed radio system comprises in one embodiment a centrally-located network-level processing unit connected via network connections to one or more... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20090325639 - Cell phone with breath analyzer: The present invention in several embodiments is a cell phone with breath analyzer that can store a preprogrammed list of phone numbers that are not to be called once a person's blood alcohol level has reached a specific point. This device could look similar to traditional cell phones. Within the... Agent: James Ray & Associates

20090325637 - Portable electronic device with controllers: The present invention provides a portable electronic device. The device includes a first controller, a second controller, a mode switch unit, and a main controller. The mode switch unit is for a user to operate thereby generating a mode switch instruction. The main controller is for switching a work mode... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325638 - System and method for collecting traffic violation data: A system and method for collecting traffic violation data sets at least one possible traffic violation item in the electronic device, selects a corresponding traffic violation item when a traffic violation occurs, and activates a CCD camera of an electronic device to capture an image of the traffic violation. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325640 - System and method for multimedia storing and retrieval using low-cost tags as virtual storage mediums: Systems, methods and computer program products for storing, securing, identifying, authenticating and retrieving multimedia messages using low-cost barcode or RFID tags are disclosed. Additionally, a set of software features facilitate the easy and intuitive storage and retrieval of multimedia information using a mobile telephone acting on the media tags. Such... Agent: PCt Law Group, PLLC

20090325641 - Method and apparatus for determining validity of mobile subscriber identifier in mobile communication terminal: A method and an apparatus for determining validity of a mobile subscriber identifier in a mobile communication terminal are provided. In the method, a temporary identifier assigned from a network is stored in a memory and a SIM card of the terminal. When a network authentication event occurs, the temporary... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090325645 - Haptic effect provisioning for a mobile communication terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. The method comprises displaying a character input window for inputting a character string through a touch input on a touch screen; receiving an input character string through the character input window; and outputting a control signal for... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090325642 - Method and apparatus for providing a prioritized list of display devices for display of a media file: A method and apparatus are disclosed for providing a prioritized list of display devices for display of a media file, the prioritized list being provided on a mobile computing device, the display devices being connected to the mobile computing device in a network. The method may include determining characteristics of... Agent: Prass LLP

20090325644 - Portable electronic apparatus and operating method thereof: A portable electronic apparatus is disclosed. The portable electronic apparatus comprises a casing, a first displaying module, a second displaying module, a communicating module, a sensing module, and a controlling module. The first displaying module and the second displaying module are set on a first face and a second face... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec

20090325643 - Wireless communication device and split touch sensitive user input surface: The present invention provides a hand-held device including a split touch sensitive input surface, the touch sensitive input surface including a first touch sensitive array, which has a position sensor adapted for detecting a relative position of a first pointer device, and a second touch sensitive array which has a... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090325647 - Mobile terminal capable of providing haptic effect and method of controlling the mobile terminal: A method of controlling a mobile terminal and which includes storing a plurality of haptic vibrations respectively representing different functions performed in a single application to be executed on the mobile terminal, executing a function for the single application is on the mobile terminal, selecting a corresponding haptic vibration that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090325646 - System and method for calling a party to specify a ring tone used by a called party's mobile phone: A calling party is permitted to determine a ring tone to be played by a called party's mobile phone. Upon receiving an indication of the called party telephone number and a ring tone to be pushed to the called party's handset, the calling party is placed on hold on a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090325650 - Handover of call serviced by modular ear-piece/microphone between servicing base portions: Handover of call serviced by modular ear-piece/microphone between servicing base portions is presented. A wireless headset includes wireless interface(s), earpiece, a microphone, processing module, and a user interface. The wireless interface(s) wirelessly couples the wireless headset to a base unit via a wireless personal area network (WPAN). The earpiece renders... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090325648 - Wireless earphone and portable electronic device using the same: A wireless earphone includes a body, a microphone and an earphone. The body includes a microphone end and an opposite earphone end. The microphone is disposed at the microphone end of the body. The earphone is retractably disposed at the earphone end of the body. The invention also includes a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325649 - Wireless earphone and portable electronic device using the same: A wireless earphone includes an earphone, a microphone, a hanging portion and an adjusting portion fixed with the hanging portion. The answering portion is mounted on the junction area of the hanging portion and the adjusting portion. The microphone is mounted on the other end of the adjusting portion. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090325651 - Power transmission control device, power transmission device, power reception control device, power reception device, and electronic apparatus: A power transmission control device is provided in a contactless power transmission system that supplies electric power to a load of a power reception device such that a primary coil and a secondary coil are electromagnetically coupled to each other so as to transmit the electric power to the power... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090325652 - Cover: A user replaceable cover for a flip part of an apparatus, such as a mobile cellular telephone. The user replaceable cover may overlie a display on the exterior of the flip part of the phone. The display is not visible through the cover in ambient lighting. However, when the display... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090325653 - Mobile terminal and speaker device thereof: A mobile terminal and a speaker device thereof are provided. The mobile terminal includes a fixed body, a moving body coupled to the fixed body and movable in a linear direction relative to the fixed body, and a speaker device fastened to one of a surface of the fixed body... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090325654 - Clip shaped electronic device with swivelling panels: A mobile electronic device two panels arranged to swivel so that the panels can swivel between a retracted position in which the two panels substantially overlap one another and an extended position in which only a minor portion of the panels overlap one another. The panels are shaped and dimensioned... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20090325655 - Radio communication apparatus: A radio communication apparatus includes housings that are connected via a hinge unit in an openable/closeable manner, and circuit boards in the housings. The circuit boards are connected via circuit connecting lines functioning as an inductor. One end of the hinge unit is connected to an end portion of the... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090325656 - Sliding mechanism for cellular phone: A sliding mechanism for a cellular phone includes a low-profile base provided on one surface with a central recess and a pair of parallel elongated sliding slots located at two lateral sides of the recess; a supporting bracket slidably connected to the surface of the base with the recess; and... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090325657 - Customizable universal protective case for a portable electronic device: A user-customizable case is provided for at least partially covering a portable electronic device. The case may include first and second panels and a retainer for holding an insert bearing an indicia. The panels may be elastically connected to facilitate receiving many different sizes and shapes of portable electronic devices.... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC

  
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20090318075 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling broadcast in mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and method of controlling a broadcast in a mobile terminal are provided, by which whether to update channel/program relevant data is determined by checking a presence or absence of modification of previously stored channel/program relevant data in a simple manner. The present invention includes a memory storing... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090318074 - Personal wireless network capabilities-based task portion distribution: Where a plurality of personal portable devices communicating with each other through a personal wireless network are to cooperate to perform a task made up of a plurality of task portions, the task portions are automatically distributed among the personal portable devices at least partially in response to comparisons between... Agent: Bose Corporation C/o Donna Griffiths

20090318076 - Remotely configurable wireless intercom system for an establishment: A remotely configurable wireless intercom system and method for an establishment having a staff. A base station is connectable to a wide area communication network. A plurality of headsets are in two-way wireless communication with the base station. Wireless communication between each of the plurality of headsets and the base... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090318077 - Television audio via phone: Television audio via phone is described. In embodiment(s), a request for a television program or television channel can be received from a mobile phone, such as via a mobile communications network. A video feed of the television program or channel can be accessed to obtain television audio that corresponds to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090318078 - Method of managing the software architecture of a radio communication circuit, corresponding application, computer program product and circuit: A method of managing the software architecture of a radio communication circuit is provided. The software architecture includes a radio communication software stack and at least one client application. The radio communication software stack includes a radio communication interrupt manager and at least one radio communication task. The client application... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090318080 - Communication apparatus, communication method, communication system, and computer program: There is provided a communication apparatus including a communication unit for performing communication through electric field coupling or magnetic field coupling with other communication apparatus, at least one magnet arranged near the communication unit, and a magnetic control unit for controlling a polarity and a magnetic force of the magnet... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090318079 - Communication apparatus, control method, and storage medium: A communication apparatus includes a communication unit capable of establishing communication with and transmitting data to an external apparatus without being brought into physical contact with the external apparatus and determines whether the communication apparatus is in physical contact with the external apparatus. The communication apparatus allows data to be... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090318082 - Apparatus and method for transmission of audio signals: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is presented which comprises searching for at least a device that is capable of a point-to-point transmission of media data. If such a device is not selected for the point-to-point transmission, a transmission of the media data is... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20090318081 - Bluetooth control for voip telephony using headset profile: Systems and methods for Bluetooth Control for VoIP telephony using the Bluetooth Headset Profile are presented. A Bluetooth Headset Profile volume control command message is received and translated to a corresponding USB HID profile menu up or menu down command message. A Bluetooth Headset Profile hookswitch command message is received... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal

20090318083 - One button access to network services from a remote control device: Systems and methods of accessing a network-based communication service provide for generating a dialing request at a remote control device based on user input. A dialing signal is transmitted toward a mobile communication device based on the request, where the dialing signal instructs the mobile communication device to access the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20090318084 - Vehicle communication system: A vehicle-based wireless communication system includes an interior rearview mirror assembly having an interior mirror reflective element, a housing for the reflective element and a mirror-mounted communication system. The mirror-mounted communication system preferably includes a communication data port for short-range communication with a mobile device that is a personal accessory... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20090318085 - Earpiece/microphone (headset) servicing multiple incoming audio streams: The present invention provides a modular wireless headset with which to service multiple incoming audio streams. This modular wireless headset includes a wireless microphone and wireless earpiece. The wireless earpiece may exchange radio frequency (RF) signals with a base unit and render content contained within the exchanged RF signals to... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090318086 - Method and system for frequency-shift based pcb-to-pcb communications: Aspects of a method and system for frequency-shift based PCB-to-PCB communications may include, in a PCB comprising one or more receivers and one or more transmitters, adjusting one or more modulation frequencies and utilizing the adjusted modulation frequencies to generate transmit signals by the one or more transmitters based on... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090318087 - Method and device for preventing interference at a radio receiver device caused by several radio transmitter devices: The invention furthermore provides a device for reducing interference between a radio receiver device and several radio transmitter devices, comprising a detection component, adapted for detecting simultaneous operation of at least two radio transmitter devices and a radio receiver device, and for determining that said simultaneous operation of said transmitter... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20090318088 - Wireless communication device and method for controlling beam to be transmitted: A controller controls the direction of a beam to be transmitted toward a correspondent wireless communication device to transmit a first wireless signal to the correspondent wireless communication device, and controls the direction of the beam within a predetermined shift from the direction of the first wireless signal, thereby transmitting... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090318089 - Method and apparatus for switching in a tdd system: A method of switching a communication device between an uplink communication path and a downlink communication path is provided. The method measures a power level of signals on at least one radio frequency for one of the uplink communication path and the downlink communication path. The measured power level is... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC

20090318090 - Adaptive signal power measurement methods and apparatus: Methods and apparatus in a mobile receiver for selecting among methods of estimating a received power of at least one signal. A method includes selecting a first method or a second method of measuring the received power based on a cell timing and a measurement interval. Information is received from... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090318091 - Method and system for beamforming training and communications apparatuses utilizing the same: A communications system including communications devices is provided. A communications device, a trainer, generates at least one concatenated training sequence, transmits the at least one concatenated training sequence, and receives one or more response messages describing corresponding channel characteristics from at least one of the rest of the plurality of... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090318092 - Multi-antenna system for differential wireless communication devices: A multi-antenna system for differential wireless communication devices, such as transceivers, transmitters or receivers, includes a wireless communication device having a differential port including first and second nodes and a common ground for an antenna connection; a first antenna connected between the first node and the common ground; and a... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090318093 - System and method for power detection in a power amplifier using an adjustable load: A power amplifier system includes a first power detector configured to detect a forward power output of a power amplifier, the first power detector configured to provide a first power detector output and an adjustable load coupled to the output of the power amplifier and configured to receive the first... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20090318094 - Distributed antenna system robust to human body loading effects: The invention relates to an antenna system comprising a ground-plane (1100) and at least two antenna elements (1101) connected to a common input/output port (1106) for said antenna system. Each of said antenna elements (1101) comprise one driven point (1102). The antenna system further comprises means (1103) for transmitting the... Agent: Winstead PC

20090318095 - Dc offset calibration for a radio transceiver mixer: An apparatus, method, and system for DC offset cancellation are provided herein. For instance, the apparatus can include a first commutating mixer switch and a second commutating mixer switch. The first commutating mixer switch can have a first input port configured to receive a first differential signal and a first... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090318096 - Semiconductor integrated circuit including a mixer and wireless communication apparatus: A semiconductor integrated circuit includes a first input terminal configured to input a baseband signal, a second input terminal configured to input a local oscillation signal, an output terminal configured to output a modulating signal, a first amplifier circuit configured to receive the baseband signal through the first input terminal... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090318097 - Method and system for frequency up-conversion: A method and system is described wherein a signal with a lower frequency is up-converted to a higher frequency. In one embodiment, the higher frequency signal is used as a stable frequency and phase reference. In another embodiment, the invention is used as a transmitter. The up-conversion is accomplished by... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090318098 - Multi-frequency transmitter for a metal detector: A method for generating a transmit signal for transmission including the steps of a) generating at least two selected rectangular wave signals, each having a different fundamental frequency; b) mixing the selected rectangular wave signals to produce a driving signal; and c) driving a switching circuit using the driving signal... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20090318099 - Peak suppressing apparatus, peak suppressing method, and wireless communication device: A peak suppressing apparatus includes an amplitude limiter that limits amplitude of the transmission signal with a predetermined threshold; a peak-suppressing-signal extracting unit that extracts a peak suppressing signal by subtracting the transmission signal before the amplitude limiting from the transmission signal amplitude-limited by the amplitude limiter; a filtering unit... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090318100 - Wireless transmitter having multiple power amplifier drivers (pads) that are selectively biased to provide substantially linear magnitude and phase responses: A method and apparatus are provided for enabling a transmitter to have a substantially linear magnitude response and a substantially linear phase response. The transmitter includes first and second power amplifier drivers (PADs) having respective first and second non-linear phase responses. The first non-linear phase response is based on a... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090318101 - Transmitter apparatus, systems, and methods: Apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed that operate to drive an output with a data signal and to boost a potential of the output in response to a boost signal. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/micron

20090318102 - Radio wave receiving apparatus: Disclosed is a radio wave receiving apparatus including: an antenna to receive a radio wave; a tuning member to allow a reception frequency of the antenna to be tuned to an intended frequency, in which tuning member a frequency characteristic is variable; a receiving member to receive a reception signal... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090318103 - Embedded module receiver noise profiling: A self-test prediction system predicts the impact that a host device has on an embedded wireless device's receiver performance by recording the wireless device's received power. No carrier or pilot signal is necessary to predict the impact. The wireless device's embedded receiver monitors its own received power (e.g., RSSI) from... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090318104 - Analog radio receiver: An analog radio receiver change a noise suppression parameter appropriate for a sound to be reproduced. The analog radio receiver includes a sound category determining unit for determining a category of a sound to be reproduced from an input signal, and a selecting unit for selecting, on the basis of... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090318107 - Dc offset, re-radiation, and i/q solutions using universal frequency translation technology: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal by aliasing the EM signal, and applications thereof are described herein. Reducing or eliminating DC offset voltages and re-radiation generated when down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal is also described herein. Down-converting a signal and improving receiver dynamic range is also... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090318106 - Method and system for intra-chip waveguide communication: Methods and systems for intra-chip waveguide communication are disclosed and may include configuring one or more waveguides in an integrated circuit and communicating one or more signals between blocks within the integrated circuit via the one or more waveguides. The one or more waveguides may be configured via switches in... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090318105 - Method and system for intra-printed circuit board communication via waveguides: Methods and systems for intra-printed circuit board communication via waveguides are disclosed and may include communicating one or more signals between or among a plurality of integrated circuits via one or more waveguides integrated on a printed circuit board. The integrated circuits may be bonded to the printed circuit board.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090318108 - Acoustic surface wave filter module and method of manufacturing the same: In order to reduce the parts required for matching of an SAW filter module, the SAW filter module 10 obtains matching for coupling SAW filters 10A to 10D with RF-IC 20 using impedance matching circuits 11A to 11D. The real part of output impedance Z saw of the SAW filter... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP

20090318109 - Method for forwarding emergency messages from a terminal in a communication network: A method allows a user to transmit emergency messages to a selected communication network, in particular a WiMax network, even without valid registration.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090318110 - Method and apparatus for transmission of emergency messages: A method and apparatus that transmits emergency messages to communication devices is disclosed. The method may include receiving an emergency message from an emergency message authority to be broadcast to a particular geographic area, identifying the communication devices in the particular geographic area, and transmitting the received emergency message to... Agent: Prass LLP

20090318112 - Prepaid text messaging service: A method, system, and computer readable medium for sending notification messages to a notification device and associating a fee for sending the notification message. The notification message is associated with a portable consumer device issued by an issuer and associated with an account of a consumer operated by the issuer.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend Crew LLP

20090318111 - Voice portal to voice portal voip transfer: A method includes receiving at a voice portal a telephone call from a caller and acquiring from the caller a billing telephone number. The method also includes determining, based on the billing telephone number, that the telephone call should be transferred to a specific call center; identifying an exchange number... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090318113 - Method and system to implement telephony billing to incentivise shared phone usage: Disclosed is a method and system to implementing telephony user account billing which incentivises shared phone usage. The owner of a phone, or other device capable of making telephony calls, would receive a credit to their phone account balance, from the telephone service provider, when they share their phone with... Agent: Nigel Waller

20090318114 - Method for pairing electronic equipment in a wireless network system: A method pairs electronic equipment, particularly, in a wireless network system. The method includes: providing first and second wireless electronic equipment to be paired which store a first and a second public key, respectively, and providing a user with a wireless portable electronic device which stores a third public key.... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20090318115 - Device and method for redirecting traffic: The application pertains to a mobile telephone network architecture comprising an intermediate item of equipment positioned in said visiting network, said intermediate item of equipment comprising: reception means devised to receive data from a visit switching item of equipment; recording means devised to record said data; connection request means devised... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090318116 - Method for controlling cell reselection and terminal to perform the method: A method for controlling cell reselection of a dual mode terminal supporting Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) and Global System for Mobile communications (GSM), includes determining, when a signal strength of a first cell is less than a predetermined value, whether a condition for access to a second cell... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090318117 - Method of making phone calls from a locked out handheld electronic device and a handheld electronic device incorporating the same: Outgoing phone calls can be made on a handheld electronic device that has been locked to prevent unauthorized use through an override that permits the making of outgoing phone calls while applications additional to the phone application remain locked. In some embodiments, the override can not be selected unless first... Agent: David C. Jenkins Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20090318118 - System and method for managing missed calls and unread messages: A method and system for reporting missed calls and unread messages include setting a report function in a predetermined communication device, determining if the predetermined communication device receives a short message, which is substantially the same as a preset short message service (SMS) command. The method and the system further... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090318119 - Communication system with voice mail access and call by spelling functionality: A method of initiating a communication from a mobile communication device includes receiving a plurality of spoken letters corresponding to a spelling of at least a portion of a contact name and identifying a contact and associated contact information from a database associated with a mobile communication device in response... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.

20090318121 - Driving recorder: A driving recorder of the present invention is provided with: a data collecting portion that collects driving condition data of a vehicle; a storage portion that stores the driving condition data in a non-volatile manner; a communications portion that performs mutual communications with a mobile telephone terminal, using a cable... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. Citigroup Center

20090318120 - Mobile telephone apparatus and call reception history producing method used by the same: A determination result of whether a counter communication node belongs to a same network as a mobile phone apparatus itself, a different network from the mobile phone apparatus itself or a public line network is stored in a call reception history. when a call is originated by using the call... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090318122 - Providing broadcast content: A method for providing broadcast content is disclosed. The method maintains a system to deliver regionally broadcasted content to an electronic device located outside a region of the regionally broadcasted content, provides an application for the electronic device that allows the electronic device to request a streaming media signal representing... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090318123 - Provisioning content formatting in a mobile device management system: The method is for provisioning content formatting in a device management system to facilitate provisioning of mobile devices of different capabilities with contents in a device management system in a mobile network infrastructure. The system has a device management application and repositories. The device management application in the device management... Agent: Fasth Law Offices (rolf Fasth)

20090318124 - Mobile device management through an offloading network: System(s) and method(s) are provided for management of content in a mobile device. Content can be firmware associated with mobile functionalities, or data a mobile can process. To effect a content update, a first network platform that serves a multimode mobile device through a first radio access network (RAN) can... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20090318126 - Arrangement for using erp-systems on, preferably, mobile devices: The invention relates to an arrangement for using, in particular, ERP-applications of different clients in the form of, preferably, any particular mobile terminal, enabling data exchange with internal ERP-systems via the extranet and intranet. A user can select between different applications according to predetermined authorizations, which are not stored on... Agent: Michael J. Striker

20090318125 - Method and system for provisioning content in a mobile device management system: The provisioning content in a device management system facilitates provisioning of mobile devices with contents of non-applicable formats for provisioning in a module therein in a device management system in a mobile network infrastructure. The system has a device management application and repositories. Capabilities of a mobile device are checked... Agent: Fasth Law Offices (rolf Fasth)

20090318127 - Method of delivering a pdcp data unit to an upper layer: Disclosed is a radio (wireless) communication system providing a radio communication service and a terminal, and more particularly, to a method of delivering a continuously and/or consecutively received Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) Service Data units (SDUs) to an upper layer immediately if a PDCP entity receives the PDCP SDUs... Agent: Song K. Jung Of Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090318128 - Preventing random access based on outdated system information in a wireless communication system: A method for preventing random access by a mobile station with outdated system information including receiving system information earlier than a time at which the system information is effective, determining that a current time is within a new access blocking offset before the time at which the system information is... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090318133 - Error detector, error detecting method and control program thereof: An error detector includes: an automatic gain control amplifier for amplifying or attenuating an input signal with a variable gain and outputting an output signal; and a control unit for controlling the variable gain so as to keep a signal level of the output signal constant, obtaining an overall gain... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090318131 - Managing multiple cellular quality of service mechanisms: Identification information, static inputs, and dynamic inputs are obtained. A plurality of potential situations are identified. Further, each of the plurality of potential situations being mapped to one or more quality of service (QoS) mechanisms. Relevant QoS mechanisms are determined by matching the obtained identification information, static inputs, and dynamic... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20090318130 - Method and apparatus for monitoring outbound communications at a communication device: An apparatus and method are disclosed for monitoring outbound communications at a communication device, involving a monitoring module and a rule module. The monitoring module is configured to receive at least one indicator that an outbound text-based communication is queued for transmission from a communication device. The monitoring module is... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)

20090318132 - Method and system for detecting insufficient coverage location in mobile network: A method and system for detecting an insufficient coverage location in a mobile network is provided to detect the insufficient coverage location in a systematic and efficient way. The method generates a corresponding cell list for a registered address of a subscriber of the mobile network, where the cell list... Agent: Raymond Sun

20090318129 - Mobile communication monitoring system: A mobile communication monitoring system for efficiently monitoring the usage of a mobile communications device within a vehicle. The mobile communication monitoring system generally includes a motion detector adapted for determining whether a vehicle is in motion, a controller connected to the motion detector, wherein the controller is adapted for... Agent: Neustel Law Offices, Ltd.

20090318135 - System and method for indicating signal intensity of mobile phone: A signal intensity indicating method for a mobile phone. The method includes assigning a plurality of signal points equidistantly around a circle, recording a position of each signal point while rotating the mobile phone, calculating a signal intensity of each signal point when an antenna of the mobile phone points... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090318134 - System and method of reducing factory program time for wireless devices: A system and method of booting a wireless device is disclosed and may include reading a factory test mode memory item when the wireless device is powered on, determining whether the factory test mode memory item is set to yes, and preventing an operating system of the wireless device from... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090318136 - Method for operation of a mobile communication system, and corresponding mobile communication system: A first network radio station communicates with a user station with the aid of first radio technology while a second network radio station simultaneously communicates using second radio technology, receives data on radio technologies that can be utilized by the user station, and performs a reconfiguration process allowing the second... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090318137 - Internetworking air-to-air network and wireless network: Methods and systems of operating a communication system are provided. One method comprises establishing at least one communication link between a mobile-to-mobile communication network of mobile nodes and at least one route computing system via gateway node. The gateway node is one of the mobile nodes that is in communication... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090318138 - System and method for in-flight wireless communication: An aircraft radio comprises a transmitter configured to transmit wireless signals over a transmit frequency; a receiver configured to receive wireless signals over a receive frequency; and a processing unit configured to adjust the transmission frequency of the aircraft radio based on received sensor data in order to avoid interference... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090318139 - System for wireless communication between marine vessels and aircraft, and wireless communication system on marine vessels therefor: A system for wireless communication between marine vessels and aircraft comprises a plurality of first offshore wireless network apparatuses provided on different first marine vessels, and an aircraft network apparatus provided on an aircraft. The first offshore wireless network apparatuses are not only wirelessly linked with one another to form... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090318141 - Network support for roaming optimization: An apparatus in one example has: a home network and at least one partner network; a mobile terminal associated with the home network; a high threshold for use when the mobile terminal roams from the home network to the partner network; and a minimum threshold for use when the mobile... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group , LLC

20090318140 - System and method for enhanced automatic roaming: A system and method for automatically roaming with a wireless device. A signal strength of a first wireless signal is sampled at a time interval. A determination is made whether the signal strength is less than a threshold for a predetermined duration. The wireless device is set to roam on... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090318144 - Cellular communication system and method of operation therefor: A cellular communication system comprises a first base station (103) supporting user equipments (101) in a first cell. A user equipment (101) is supported in the first cell by the first base station (103) and is arranged to transmit previous cell switch candidate data to the first base station (103).... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090318142 - Grouping of user terminal cell access information in a system information block: Disclosed is a method for generating and transmitting system information in a mobile radio cell. In said method, system information is grouped into several information frames, information required for a mobile user device in order to verify if said mobile user device has access to the mobile radio cell being... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner

20090318143 - Mobile terminal and method of managing channel list therein: A mobile terminal includes a wireless communication unit configured to scan at least one frequency band and a controller, wherein the controller is configured to generate a channel list comprising broadcast channels individually having signal strength that meets a reference value, each of the broadcast channels being assigned to the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090318145 - Push mechanism for information services in ieee 802.21 media independent handover: A push mechanism for IEEE 802.21 media independent handover (MIH) information services (IS) is provided to push information to MIH users. Alternatively, an indication may be provided that information is available, and a pull mechanism may then be implemented to retrieve the information.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090318147 - Method and communication system for storing address of network anchor point to network server: A method for storing an address of a network anchor point to a network server is provided The provided method includes the following steps: a terminal initiates an attach request or a bearer establishment request, and a network selects a network anchor point; and when the network anchor point assigns... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090318146 - Setting information registration apparatus, wireless communication system, setting information registration method, and setting information registration program: The present invention provides a setting information registration apparatus that can prevent unnecessary setting information from being generated, when setting information needed at the time of performing wireless communication is generated. A setting information registration apparatus (100) arbitrarily collects unique identification information of unspecific apparatuses, and extracts unique identification information... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090318148 - Home network name displaying methods and apparatus for multiple home networks: In one illustrative example, a network name displaying method utilizes a home network list and a preferred network list. The home network list identifies a plurality of home networks, and the preferred network list identifies a plurality of non-home roaming networks. An identification of a selected wireless network is compared... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC

20090318150 - Apparatus and method for handover in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method for handover in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes, upon handover execution, estimating a channel, controlling a transmission power of a Mobile Station (MS) depending on the channel estimation result, and transmitting a handover message using the controlled transmission power.... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090318151 - Apparatus and method for supporting handover in mobile communication terminal without gps: An apparatus and method for supporting a handover of a mobile terminal without a Global Positioning System (GPS) are provided. The method includes receiving a sub-cell IDentifier (ID) from a Base Station (BS) using Transmission Parameter Signaling (TPS), recognizing a location of the mobile terminal using the received sub-cell ID,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090318149 - Method and apparatus for establishing a service in a first frequency: The present invention relates to a method for establishing a service in a first frequency in a communication network, wherein the first frequency does not support the service or supports it in a limited way, the method comprises the following steps: determining the service to be established, re-selecting or redirecting... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090318152 - Method and apparatus for prioritizing status messages in a wireless communication system: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate scheduling for transmissions of status messages, such as Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) status messages or Radio Link Control (RLC) acknowledgement messages, in a wireless communication system. As described herein, at time periods at which transmission of status messages is desired, respective status... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090318153 - Method to increase the probability of handover message being received by receiver: A method for wireless communications is provided. The method includes triggering a handover process across a wireless network and generating handover messages on more than a single communications process to facilitate receipt of the handover messages. The method can include increasing the power associated with a communications channel in order... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090318156 - Base station apparatus and mobile communication system: Disclosed is a handover method in radio communication. A base station apparatus monitors the receiving state of a terminal, detects, based upon the receiving state, whether the terminal is one in which there is a possibility that loss of a call or a decline in quality will occur or one... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090318155 - Base station apparatus, mobile station and wireless communication controlling method: A wireless base station includes a candidate-cell obtaining unit that obtains a plurality of wireless communication route candidates usable for wireless communication of a mobile station with wireless base stations; a candidate-cell extracting unit that determines whether a wireless communication route candidate via which wireless communication can be performed is... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090318154 - Methods and systems for background scanning in ofdma mobile stations: Certain embodiments provide techniques for background scanning in a wireless communication device receiving signals from multiple base stations using a background scanning processor separate from a receive processor. The techniques generally include buffering raw signal data from multiple base stations, forwarding the raw signal data to a receive baseband processor... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090318158 - Base station device, mobile station device, control information transmission method, control information reception method and program: In a radio system which allocates resources using as units resource blocks which are formed by frequency components and time components, control information for mobile station devices, and identification information which is used to identify a format for a control information transmission channel which transmits the control information is transmitted... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090318157 - Reception device, transmission device, and communication method: It is possible to provide a transmission device, a reception device, and a communication method which can improve a throughput in a MIMO system performing a precoding process. Each of beams formed by the transmission device are one-to-one correlated to an arrangement position of the uplink control channel so that... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090318159 - Signaling connection admission control in a wireless network: A method for admission control of control plane signaling requests includes receiving a signaling request. Upon receipt of the signaling connection request, a first determination is performed to determine whether to provide admission to common resources. When the first determination is negative, a second determination is performed to determine whether... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090318162 - Boosting a signal-to-interference ratio of a mobile station: In a cell of a cellular wireless communication system, the SIR of at least one user in a sector of the cell is altered by temporarily reducing transmissions on a forward link in at least one other sector of the cell or a sector in another cell in accordance with... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090318161 - Load management for a mobility management entity of a cellular comunication system: A cellular communication system comprises a Mobile Management Entity, MME, 117 and a load characteristic processor 203 that determines an MME load characteristic for base stations 101-107 in response to a measured operating characteristic thereof. A selection processor 207 selects a subset of base stations in response to the MME... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090318160 - Method and apparatus for balancing load across access devices in a wireless network: Apparatus and methods are provided for balancing a load across access devices in a wireless network. A method comprises receiving an association request at a first access device of a plurality of access devices, and determining, in response to the association request, if the first access device is the least-loaded... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (symbol)

20090318165 - Apparatus for transmitting media using social intimacy and method thereof: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for transmitting media data using social intimacy. The apparatus and method can calculate a social intimacy level for a plurality of previously stored terminal information, request at least one terminal of transmitting terminal information according to a media transmission request, and when receiving the... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090318166 - Method and apparatus for determining timing for initial ranging of user equipment using ranging of adjacent pieces of user equipment in multi-hop mobile relay system: Provided is a method and apparatus for determining timing for initial ranging of user equipment by using ranging of adjacent pieces of user equipment in a multi-hop mobile relay (MMR) system, and more particularly, a method and apparatus for determining timing for initial ranging of user equipment in which a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090318164 - Method and system for gnss-assisted call signaling and multimedia server assignment: Aspects of a method and system for GNSS-assisted Call Signaling and Multimedia server assignment may include determining a location of an IP endpoint device and a location of each of a plurality of proxy servers and/or media servers, wherein at least the location of the IP endpoint device may be... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090318163 - Techniques for tracking destinations on a mobile computing device: Various embodiments of systems and techniques for tracking destinations on a mobile computing device are described. In one or more embodiments, the mobile computing device may comprise or implement hardware and/or software configured to determine arrival at a destination and what is situated at the destination. Other embodiments are described... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090318167 - Location specific search for regional satellite vehicles: A position location system, method, and apparatus are disclosed. A wireless device receives a first signal and obtains an identifier indicative of a first location from the first signal. The first signal can be received from a cellular base station and the first identifier can be a mobile country code.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090318168 - Data synchronization for devices supporting direction-based services: With the addition of directional information and gesture based input in a location based services environment, a variety of service(s) can be provided on top of user identification or interaction with specific object(s) of interest. For instance,... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090318169 - Disabling wireless telephone use while in vehicle: A method includes determining that a wireless telephone is in a moving vehicle using, e.g., speed as calculated by the telephone using GPS signals or co-location of the telephone with a vehicle as might be determined by receiving the vehicle's position via Bluetooth. Use of the telephone is selectively denied... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20090318170 - Method of transmitting and receiving paging messages in wirelss communication system: A method of transmitting and receiving paging messages in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method of transmitting paging messages in a wireless communication system comprises transmitting paging messages to a plurality of user equipments from a network of the wireless communication system, wherein the network transmits the paging... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090318171 - Application discovery on mobile devices: Methods and systems for application discovery on mobile devices are provided. A subscriber identity module (SIM) card associated with a mobile device sends information to a network server, which determines an identifier (e.g., a phone number) associated with the SIM card. Using the identifier, the network server provides application information... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20090318174 - Intelligent short message delivery system and method: An intelligent short message system can provide an integrated home location register and short message service center (HLR/SMSC). Upon receiving an indication from a mobile switching center (MSC) that an SMS message could not be delivered to a destination device, the integrated HLR/SMSC prevents further retries from being attempted until... Agent: King & Spalding

20090318173 - Telephone control service: A telephone control service is described. In embodiment(s), a request to interface with a content distributor can be received from a mobile phone, and the content distributor can correlate the mobile phone with a television client device that receives television media content from the content distributor. The content distributor can... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090318172 - User interface for configuring service account-specific user notifications for inbound electronic messages: To facilitate configuration of a communication device capable of receiving electronic messages via a plurality of service accounts, a user interface element is displayed. The user interface element represents an electronic message received via a service account of the plurality of service accounts or a field of the electronic message,... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20090318175 - System and method for determining a transmit timing for communication in a radio communication system: A method for determining a transmission timing is provided. The method includes steps of, at a first point in time, determining a first transmission timing for transmissions from a user entity to a first radio transceiver, and determining a representation of a first position of the user entity in relation... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090318176 - Mobile communication system, mobile terminal, base station, radio network controller, information rate control method therefor and program therefor.: A method according to the present invention comprises determining an available information rate for communication, via a first base station, between a plurality of terminals and a second base station based on link capacity information for wireless communication between the first base station and the second base station, and controlling... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090318177 - Method and apparatus for lte system information update in connected mode: A method and apparatus for a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) to receive system information updates. This includes the WTRU aligning a discontinuous reception (DRX) on-duration with a system information update cycle such that the system information update cycle is a multiple of a DRX cycle.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090318178 - Transmitter for communications system: An rf signal transmitter for transmitting rf signals through a plurality of antennas is described, which comprises: a transmit section adapted to selectively set, with respect to an input signal, the initial phase of an output to at least one of said antennas depending on a time or frequency region... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090318182 - Base station and mobile communication method: A femto base station according to the present invention includes: a downlink perch channel signal transmission power controller unit configured to change a transmission power of a downlink perch channel signal when a first condition is satisfied; and an uplink reception sensitivity controller unit configured to change an uplink reception... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090318180 - Method of transmitting power headroom reporting in wireless communication system: Disclosed is related to a method of effectively transmitting a power headroom report (PHR) from the terminal to the base station in an evolved universal mobile telecommunications system (E-UMTS) evolved from universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) or a long term evolution (LTE) system, and more particularly, to a method of... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090318183 - Method, apparatus and computer program for downlink mu-mimo power settings and control: A set of J predetermined power level offsets that scale transmission power per user are stored in a local computer-readable memory. A set of N users to which are allocated overlapping downlink frequency resources are selected. From the stored set is then selected a power level offset. An indication of... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20090318181 - Picocell power control: A method is provided of controlling transmission power of a picocell base station. The method comprises the steps of the picocell base station: transmitting a signal at a first power; receiving a report from a mobile terminal that the signal is received within a predetermined quality range; dependent upon receiving... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090318179 - Transmitted power control method and mobile terminal device: A control section 100 measures a DPCH_RSCP and a DPCH-ISCP of every path, and calculates a DPCH_RSCP and a DPCH-ISCP for every wireless link. The control section 100 then calculates a DPCH_SIR for every wireless link, and calculates a difference in the DPCH_SIR between wireless links. In the case where... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090318184 - Terminal device and method: A disclosed terminal device includes a detecting unit configured to detect whether the terminal device is held by a user; a judging unit configured to determine whether a predetermined condition is satisfied in the case where the terminal device is detected to be held; and an output unit configured to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090318185 - Wafer mobile phone platform system: The wafer mobile phone platform system provides a minimalist mobile telephone that can be used alone as a wireless communication device or utilized to transfer its mobile telephone functions from one peripheral device to another. A transceiver unit having telephone circuitry and componentry is mounted on a mobile phone wafer... Agent: Richard A. Ryan Attorney At Law

20090318186 - Add-on for a communicating terminal comprising imaging means and assembly comprising the add-on and the communicating terminal: e

20090318188 - Capacitor: An apparatus including a housing; an anode extending into the housing; a cathode extending into the housing spaced from the anode; and a closure in an aperture of the housing. The closure includes electrically conductive material. The anode and cathode extend through the closure. The closure electrically connects the cathode... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090318187 - Portable communication terminal, function menu display method and program to be used in portable communication terminal: The basic module (21) of a memory device (2) includes a simple-mode basic module (211) that shows a GUI mode customized to be user friendly, and a custom-mode basic module (212) that shows a GUI mode for letting the user select only desired functions at the time of initial activation.... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090318189 - System and method for article and proximity location: A system and method which enable an airline passenger who is traveling with articles, such as baggage and the like, to easily locate them upon arrival to the airport luggage retrieval point, even among a mass of look-alike baggage articles around it. According to an embodiment of the invention a... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090318191 - Method and device for customising a radio communication terminal, corresponding radio communication terminal, sim card, server, computer program product and storage means: A method is provided for customizing a radio communication terminal possessing an operating mode requiring first customization data so as to allow a first radio communication link with a radio communication network. The method includes the following steps: placing the terminal in an actual usage condition, not including the first... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090318192 - Method and system for republishing mobile content: A system and method is provided for republishing content for a wireless device. In the wireless device, this may comprise: receiving a content manifest associated with a new content, the content manifest providing information about the new content; identifying any changes to existing content stored in the device, based on... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20090318190 - Mobile terminal, ic card module, method and program for information processing: A mobile terminal device a use thereof by a third person is prevented is provided. The mobile terminal device includes: a terminal storage section 103 storing a unique identifier for uniquely specifying the mobile terminal; an interface section 106 for connecting to an IC card module; and a CPU 102... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090318193 - Method and apparatus for provisioning of information in a cellular communication network: A network management system for managing communications in a cellular communication network comprising an access point operably coupled to an access controller. The network management system comprises an access controller configuration logic module arranged to configure the access controller with configuration information. The network management system further comprises an access... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20090318194 - Methods and devices of a communication device and a digital picture frame: Disclosed are devices and methods of a mobile communication device including receiving data related to an image exhibited on a display device of a digital frame and processing the received data to access at least one communication initiation address. The communication device and the digital frame may establish communication in... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090318196 - Mobile apparatus: There is provided a mobile apparatus including: an input module including operating keys; a storage module configured to store a correspondence between a combination of a first operation and a second operation and a corresponding character, the second operation being an operation subsequent to the first operation, the first operation... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090318195 - Mobile terminal device: A mobile terminal device comprise a first housing 11a provided with a displaying unit 13; a second housing 11b on which the first housing 11a is laid; a hinge portion 12 pivotably connecting respective one end portions of the first housing 11a and second housing 11b with each other such... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090318197 - Phone locator: A method for locating a misplaced mobile phone, including receiving, by a mobile phone, a transmitted message, identifying, by the mobile phone, the transmitted message as being an alert request, and in response to the identifying, generating, by the mobile phone, an alert. A mobile phone is also described and... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20090318198 - Mobile personal audio device: A mobile personal audio device including a case maintaining a power source, first and second speakers, a microcontroller, and first and second stem assemblies. The stem assemblies extend from opposite sides of the case, respectively, and each include a tube having a first end adjacent and open to a corresponding... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja

20090318199 - Mobile equipment autonomous quick release detection: An apparatus detects, over multiple transfers, an amount of data transferred to/from a network per transfer and/or an amount of time elapsed between transfers; and based at least on the detecting, the apparatus decides whether to trigger an early release from the network in order to at least reduce power... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20090318200 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone includes a protractor and a ruler.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090318201 - Earpiece cable control: In an apparatus for controlling an earpiece cable, the apparatus has a housing of the earpiece cable. The housing has a first curve, such as a roller, for guiding the earpiece cable and a second curve for guiding the earpiece cable. Furthermore the housing has a handle for moving the... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090318202 - Hearing device: A wireless headset with an integral display is provided, the headset capable of communicating via a wireless network to a cellular telephone, cellular telephone adaptor, land-line telephone, land-line telephone adaptor, computer, personal digital assistant, or other device capable of communicating via the wireless network. The wireless headset of the invention... Agent: VistaIPLaw Group, LLP

20090318203 - Crescent hinge: A portable electronic device includes a base or first member, a flip or second member, and a hinge mechanism pivotally connecting the second member to the first member for pivotal movement between a closed position and an open position. The hinge mechanism includes a first semi-annular elongated recess and a... Agent: Kyocera Wireless Corp.

  
12/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20090311962 - Communication apparatus, communication system, communication method and program: There is provided a communication apparatus including a first communication control unit for controlling a communication in a first communication method, a storage unit in which contact information of other communication apparatus in the first communication method is recorded, and a second communication control unit for controlling a connection establishment... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090311961 - Short-range wireless communication: The present specification describes techniques and apparatus that enable wireless devices to communicate effectively at short ranges. In one implementation, the transmit power of a transmitting device is reduced to permit a receiving device to demodulate a signal.... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20090311960 - Smart/active rfid tag for use in a wpan: A system and method is provided for processing communication signals in a wireless personal area network (WPAN) using a transceiver comprising a first transmitter and a first receiver operable to transmit and receive signals using a first transmission protocol and a second transmitter operable to transmit signals using a second... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Freescale

20090311963 - Methods of remotely identifying, suppressing, disabling and access filtering wireless devices of interest using signal timing and intercept receivers to effect power reduction, minimization of detection, and minimization of collateral interfernce.: Techniques for interfering with communications made according to a wireless standard between a beacon and a wireless device. The techniques determine a characteristic that is required by the standard for a signal produced during the communication. Then an interference signal is generated that is specifically adapted to the characteristic and... Agent: Gordon E Nelson Patent Attorney, PC

20090311964 - Communication apparatus and control method: A communication apparatus which performs communication under control of a base station includes a detection unit to detect a signal sent from another wireless system interfering with a first frequency channel, a disconnection unit to disconnect communication performed in the first frequency channel when the signal interfering with the first... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090311965 - Systems associated with receiving and transmitting information related to projection: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that are related to projection.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20090311966 - Methods and apparatus to analyze communication system transceivers: Methods and apparatus to monitor communication system transceivers are disclosed. For example, the disclosed system may determine the number and locations of available cellular stations. An example method includes receiving a first message from a base station, receiving a second message from the base station, extracting a first parameter from... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20090311967 - Wireless base station, mobile terminal, communications controlling method, and wireless communications system: The ratio of the number of connection sequences started upon reception of a connection request signal transmitted from the mobile terminals to the number of completed connection sequences is monitored, and on the basis of the monitoring result, the presence or the absence of a congestion state in the communications... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090311968 - Method and arrangement for noise floor estimation: In a method of complexity reduced noise floor estimation in a wireless communications system, determining (S1), for a respective of at least a subset of a plurality of power grid points /c, a product of complementary cumulative distribution functions, each such function corresponding to a respective of a plurality j... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090311969 - Communication modules: A communication module is provided. The module includes at least one transceiver, a filter, a power amplifier, an enclosure, an internal interface and an external interface. The power amplifier is in communication with the at least one transceiver and filter. Moreover, the at least one transceiver, filter and power amplifier... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC

20090311970 - Wireless transmitter: A magnetic field tolerant amplifier having an amplifier stage, a differential to single-ended output amplifier stage and a first and second delay line. In another embodiment the invention relates to a magnetic gradient cancellation delay line including two coils connected in series at a junction and non-inductively wound to cancel... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090311971 - Rf adapter for field device with loop current bypass: A wireless adapter for use with a two-wire process control loop is configured to couple to a process field device in an industrial process control system. The wireless adapter is coupled to the two-wire process control loop and provides wireless communication to the process field device. The adapter includes first... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090311972 - Synthesizer and modulator for a wireless transceiver: A transceiver including a transmit modulator and a receiver. The modulator may accept a channel selection input, a first modulation input, a second modulation input, and an amplitude input. During transmit time slots, the modulator may generate a modulated output having a carrier frequency selected by the channel selection input.... Agent: Atheros Communications (delizio Gilliam) C/o Delizio Gilliam, PLLC

20090311973 - Radio transmitter and radio receiver with channel condition assessment: FM radio transmitter is being widely used in portable devices as a convenient way to output audio contents to ubiquitously available FM radio receivers in cars or homes. However, the signal from the FM radio transmitter may be interfering with the signal being broadcast by an FM radio station. A... Agent: Blairtech Solution LLC

20090311974 - Suspension method for compliant thermal contact of electronics modules: A communication module is provided. In one embodiment, the communication module includes at least one transceiver, a filter communicatively coupled with the at least one transceiver, a power amplifier communicatively coupled to the at least one transceiver and the filter, a primary module chassis configured to hold the at least... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC

20090311976 - Form factor and electromagnetic interference protection for process device wireless adapters: A process device wireless adapter includes a wireless communications module, a metallic housing, and an antenna. The wireless communications module is configured to communicatively couple to a process device and to a wireless receiver. The metallic housing surrounds the wireless communication module and has a first end and a second... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090311975 - Wireless communication adapter for field devices: A wireless process communication adapter is provided. The adapter includes a housing having a plurality of openings. An end cap is coupled to a first opening of the plurality of openings. A field device coupling is disposed at the second of the plurality of openings. The housing, end cap and... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090311977 - Radio transmitter: A radio transmitter for modulating a carrier wave in a predetermined frequency with given information to transmit the modulation signal through an antenna having a predetermined resonance frequency f1 has a frequency changing section that changes the frequency of the carrier wave. The frequency changing section changes the frequency of... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090311978 - Rf transceiver incorporating dual-use pll frequency synthesizer: A frequency synthesizer for use in a transmitter operates to receive outbound transmit data and to modulate the outbound transmit data to produce a modulated RF signal. The modulated RF signal can then be amplified to produce an outbound RF signal.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090311979 - Polar modulator with path delay compensation: A modulation system comprising a signal processing unit and a modulator. The signal processing unit may generate a low frequency modulator signal, a high frequency modulator signal, and a modulator amplitude control signal. The modulator may generate a modulated signal for transmission via a wireless network based, at least in... Agent: Atheros Communications (delizio Gilliam) C/o Delizio Gilliam, PLLC

20090311980 - Double-linc switched-mode transmitter: Disclosed herein are methods and apparatus for processing an input information signal having varying amplitude and phase to obtain an amplified output signal having the same amplitude and phase variation. In an exemplary method, an input information signal is decomposed into two pairs of constant-envelope component signals such that the... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090311981 - Tuner module: A tuner module adapted to demodulate a signal received by an antenna device is disclosed. An electric device is mounted on a circuit board. A die-casted chassis is made of a conductive material and monolithically has a tubular part. A signal transmitting member is coaxially disposed in the tubular part... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.

20090311982 - Frequency modulation (fm) clear channel scanning system and method of using same: A scan system receives signals within a band from an antenna and divides the band into sub-bands and scans the channels of each sub-band to determine a candidate channel based on the lowest figure of merit (FOM) and includes an on-channel selection block responsive to a received digital signal and... Agent: Maryam Imam

20090311984 - Fm band availability based on gps: Methods and apparatus for determining an available FM frequency channel for interfacing with FM modulated output signals from a wireless device are described herein. A SPS receiver, such as a GPS receiver, can determine its position based on conventional techniques. The SPS receiver can determine one or more available FM... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090311983 - Method and apparatus for storing frequencies: A method, in a wireless communications apparatus, the method comprising: identifying a previously used frequency as incompatible with a parameter storage area; performing an arithmetical operation on the value of the previously used frequency to give a modified value of the previously used frequency; and storing the modified value of... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20090311985 - Subsampling wideband rssi circuit: A Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) circuit includes a subsampling circuit that processes an input signal comprising a sampling frequency, fs, wherein the subsampling circuit subsamples the input signal, wherein the input signal is subsampled to concentrate a power in a narrow bandwidth; an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) operatively connected to... Agent: Rahman LLC

20090311987 - Method and apparatus for supporting emergency calls and location for femto access points: Techniques for routing an emergency call originated by a mobile station via a femto access point (FAP) in a wireless network and for locating the mobile station are described. In an aspect, the emergency call may be routed to an appropriate emergency center based on location information for the FAP.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090311986 - System, method and computer program product for disseminating early warning messages: A method for disseminating Early Warning Messages (EWMs) to subscriber terminals by an Early Warning Unit (EWU) in a mobile communication network is provided. The method comprises identifying at least one base station in a first region and sending a trigger signal to the identified base station for initiating the... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090311988 - Short message service (sms) over service access point identifier 0 (sapi-0): A mobile station receives data for sending to a destination device and determines whether to send the data to the destination device via either short message service (SMS) over service access point identifier 0 (SAPI-0) or SMS over SAPI-3, where SAPI-0 and SAPI-3 comprise different service access points associated with... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090311989 - Advice of charging method, system and mobile terminal: An advice of charging (AoC) method, system, and mobile terminal thereof are provided. The method includes receiving AoC information sent by a service charging server, and then displaying the AoC information. The mobile terminal includes a receiving module adapted to receive AoC information sent by a service charging server, and... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20090311990 - Base station, user equipment and set-up method: A base station according to an embodiment may include a wireless function unit to wirelessly communicate with a user equipment; a transmission/reception unit to wirelessly communicate with the user equipment; and a control unit to receive set-up data from the user equipment via the transmission/reception unit to set up the... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090311991 - Mobile terminal and method for protecting personal information thereof: A mobile terminal and personal information protection method thereof using a protection function shortcut key are provided. The personal information protection method determines, when at least one key is input, whether the key is substantially identical with one of a plurality of protection function shortcut keys, displays, when the input... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090311992 - Method and apparatus for scheduling the transmission of messages from a mobile device: Methods and devices enable scheduling the transmission of messages based upon date, time and/or location transmission criteria. Text and multimedia messages may be drafted and scheduled for automatic transmission at a later time and date or when the mobile device is in a particular location. Alternatively, methods and systems enable... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090311993 - Method for indicating an active voice call using animation: Systems and methods for indicating to a user in a glance whether a voice call session is active or not. The systems and methods utilizing graphical images shown on a user interface output display which exhibit motion to indicate that a voice call session is active. The systems and methods... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090311994 - System and method for communicating with a mobile unit: Methods of communicating with a mobile unit are described. In one embodiment, a method of communicating with a mobile unit comprises identifying a mobile unit with an identifier; determining a status of the mobile unit; constructing a communication comprising at least one communication packet, the at least one communication packet... Agent: Lech Law, LLC

20090311995 - Wireless communication system and method: Methods of communicating with a mobile unit using a wireless communication system are described. In one embodiment, a signal is received from a transmitting mobile unit. The status of the mobile unit is determined and a communication is constructed. The communication comprises at least one communication packet comprising a plurality... Agent: Lech Law, LLC

20090311996 - Content distributing system, content distributing apparatus, terminal device and content distributing method: In a MBMS system, a base station generates a data control task and a first header control task and second header control task corresponding to each terminal device for a MBMS function module. Each header control task synchronizes a compression state with an associated terminal device and transmits only header... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090311997 - Dynamic user-to-user address book sharing in a mobile station: The present invention provides a mobile station implemented method for managing a requested name and phone record. The method comprises steps of the requester associated device receiving a user's identification from a mobile station phonebook owner and a search term. The requester associated device transmits the user identification of the... Agent: Ibm Corp. (aus/rcr) C/o The Rolnik Law Firm, P.C.

20090311999 - Customized ring tones for mobile phones based on context information: A method in one embodiment includes receiving, by a mobile client device, an incoming call sent by a caller, a caller ID being associated with the incoming call. A node connected to a packet-based network is accessed to obtain information about the caller. Information about the caller is then received... Agent: The Law Offices Of Bradley J. Bereznak

20090311998 - Method and system for storing a contact detail in a communication device: A method and system for storing a contact detail in a communication device is provided. The device receives Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency (DTMF) signals from another device during a communication session with the other device. The received DTMF signals correspond to the contact detail entered at the other device. The received DTMF... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090312000 - Environment responsive mobile communication device operation: A parameter of a mobile telephone operation, such as type of ringtone and/or ringtone volume, is changed upon determination that the mobile telephone is within an enclosed container or environment such as a briefcase, a purse, a pocket, or the like. Near field communication technology is utilized to detect proximity... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

20090312001 - Providing subscriber identity for cell traffic trace in e-utran: Embodiments of the invention include methods, apparatuses, systems and computer programs related to providing a cell traffic trace functionality in E-UTRAN. A cell trace activation message is received, a cell traffic trace session is then started for a cell, and call set up is started. A trace recording session is... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090312002 - Method and system for signal field strength prediction in communication systems: A method and system for communication involving a mobile station and one or more radio base stations providing a signal field in an area, is provided. One implementation includes determining signal field variation at a mobile station in said area due to motion of the mobile station relative to the... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20090312004 - Apparatus and method for transmitting messages in mobile telecommunications system user equipment: A method and device for transmitting a sequence of messages from a handheld telecommunications device to a telecommunications network is described, the sequence of messages comprising a plurality of messages to be transmitted at specified times. The method comprises transmitting a message of the sequence of messages and turning off... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20090312006 - Customisation of a radio communication terminal: A method is provided for definitive customization or customization for a predetermined duration related to a subscription of a radio communication terminal possessing an operating mode requiring the association with the terminal of a customization data set specific to a radio communication network, so as to allow the terminal to... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090312005 - Method and system for improving wireless communication in trouble spots: Wireless digital communications involving a mobile device are improved in troublesome locations to prolong a marginal mobile device connections and to avoid dropped calls by proactively improving signal-to-noise ratio. Signal to noise ratio may be increased by reducing the data transmission rate in a variety of ways. Such actions may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090312003 - Method for selecting an s-cscf unit within an ims-based service communication system: A serving call session control function unit (S-CSCF) is provided within an IMS-based service communication system in order to register a user of a mobile communication terminal for communication service in a mobile communication system. The IMS-based service communication system has several call session control function units and at least... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090312007 - Re-establishment of a rlc entity: According to one general aspect, a method of re-establishing a radio link control (RLC) connection between a peer entity and another peer entity in a wireless network is described herein. The method may include determining the occurrence of an RLC error condition. Subsequently, transmitting a RLC re-establishment request to the... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20090312008 - Detection of time division duplex downlink/uplink configuration: A user equipment (UE) in a cellular telecommunications system is able to detect the uplink/downlink configuration of a detected neighboring cell by receiving a signal from the neighboring cell. A characteristic of the received signal is detected and used as an indicator in a blind detection process to identify one... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090312009 - Systems and methods of providing intelligent handset testing: Systems and methods of providing intelligent handset testing are disclosed. The system performs tests on handsets using customized scripts to analyze the handset on a variety of performance metrics while the handset is optionally running on an active telecommunications network. The system allows a user to “teach” a device to... Agent: Klemchuk Kubasta LLP

20090312011 - Communications devices comprising near field rf communicators: A communications device has a near field RF communicator (15) having a coupler (17) to couple with a coupler of a near field RF communicator or NFC communicator in near field range to enable communication of data between the communicators by modulation of a magnetic field, and a modulator (43)... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090312012 - Method and apparatus for remote vehicle communications and control: Long-range remote communication and control of a vehicle is achieved with primary and secondary cellular devices provided by the vehicle user. The primary cellular device is retained by the user, while the secondary cellular device is dedicated to the vehicle and placed in a docking station provided in the vehicle... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20090312010 - Method and system for bluetooth and wimax coexistence: WiMAX and Bluetooth coexistence may be enabled in a wireless device that comprises collocated WIMAX subsystem and Bluetooth subsystem. Concurrent WiMAX and Bluetooth communications may be carried on via the wireless device to the extent that WiMAX communication is unaffected by the Bluetooth communications. Scheduling of Bluetooth communications may be... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090312013 - Systems and methods for monitoring selected terrestrially used satellite frequency signals to reduce potential interference: A satellite radiotelephone frequency band can be reused terrestrially by an ancillary terrestrial network even within the same satellite cell, using interference reduction/cancellation techniques. An interference reducer is responsive to a space-based component and to an ancillary terrestrial network. The interference reducer is configured to reduce interference in wireless communications... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090312015 - Method for blocking roaming-steering mechanisms: The invention relates to a method for blocking roaming steering mechanisms. According to said method, a foreign cellular device (3), e.g. a cellular telephone, is registered with nationally visited radio network (2) when the foreign (1) and the national cellular network operator have concluded a roaming agreement on mutually debiting... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090312014 - Mobile terminal device and roaming method thereof: A mobile terminal device detects current communication environment status of the device and calculates a value of a radio quality index (RQI), and adjusts the roaming threshold according to the value of the RQI. The device further calculates a value of a user movement index (UMI) and adjusts the frequency... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090312016 - Roaming method and apparatus for terminals in wireless local area network: A roaming method and a data transmission system for a portable terminal in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) are provided. The method includes transitioning to an active mode, by a control unit in a standby mode in response to a request from a WLAN module during roaming from a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090312017 - Mobile devices with femto cell functionality: Aspects describe communications environments in which femtocell capability is provided to devices within the communications network. A non-femto enabled device and/or a femto enabled device can communicate with a femto enabled device in the same geographical area for femto-enabled peer-to-peer communication. Two non-femto enabled devices can be provided femto functionality... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090312018 - Methods of transmitting and receiving data, and apparatus therefor: Data is transmitted from a radio communication device (100) by selecting a signal dependent on data to be transmitted, transmitting to a radio communication station (200) the selected signal as a random access transmission, deriving an identifier dependent on the data, and employing the identifier to identify a subsequently received... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090312019 - Mobile station assisted seamless handover to a femto base station: According to an embodiment, a method is provided. The method includes identifying a femto base station of a wireless network as the home femto base station for a mobile station served by the wireless network. The connection parameters for the home femto base station may be stored at the mobile... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090312020 - Operation method and apparatus of mobile communication terminal supporting dual mode: An operation method and apparatus of a mobile communication terminal supporting a dual mode are provided. The method includes determining if two Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards are inserted, searching for and registering with a cell of a first network supported by a first SIM card, and searching for and... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090312023 - Handling of idle gap commands in a telecommunication system: The invention relates to methods and arrangements for the reliability handling of idle gap commands received in a unit of a mobile telecommunication system. A user equipment located in a cell of a mobile telecommunication network receives signalling gap commands used to activate or deactivate idle gaps for downlink measurements... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090312021 - Method of transmitting data for handover in broadband wireless access system: A data transmission method in a mobile communication system is disclosed. The present invention is suitable for retaining continuity of a data service in case that a mobile subscriber station carries out handover. The present invention includes the steps of receiving a message information (S41) indicating a handover completion of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090312022 - Self organizing network: A method for implementing a self organizing network includes establishing a connection between a femto base station and a network access device operable to provide the femto base station with Internet access. The method also includes establishing a backhaul connection between the femto base station and a wireless service provider's... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090312025 - Mobile communication system, maintenance terminal, adjacent cell information optimizing method, program, and recording medium: A maintenance terminal comprises a detected cell information collection unit that collects detected cell information including identification information of a handover original cell and identification information of a cell as an expected movement destination from a radio network controller, a detection count record unit that records the number of detection... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090312024 - Seamless handover between macro base stations and publicly accessible femto base stations: The teachings of the present disclosure relate to seamless handover between macro base stations and publicly accessible femto base stations that includes determining the location of each of a plurality of femto base stations in the coverage area of a macro base station. A plurality of groups according to the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20090312026 - Location-based address normalization: Architecture for normalizing phone numbers and other types of connection information for facilitating mobile communications for users outside their local service areas. When a mobile user attempts to make a connection to a destination entity while outside the user's regular service area, the current location of the user is determined... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090312027 - Method for adaptive formation of cell clusters for cellular wireless networks with coordinated transmission and reception: The present invention provides a method of forming clusters of cells in a wireless communication system. The method includes accessing information generated by measuring channel conditions for at least one mobile unit and a plurality of cells in the wireless communication system. The method also includes adding more than one... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20090312028 - Spectrum-adaptive networking: The present invention increases the available spectrum in a wireless network by sharing existing allocated (and in-use) portions of the RF spectrum in a manner that will minimize the probability of interfering with existing legacy users. The invention provides interference temperature-adaptive waveforms, and a variety of physical and media access... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20090312029 - Wireless communication device configured to enter an active state based upon a detection of a potential request for communication session resources: Embodiments are directed to determining whether one or more physical user interactions are present, at a wireless communication device, that indicate a near-future potential communication session resource request. Before the determination, a communication interface of the device is in a dormant state characterized by the device not being permitted to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090312030 - Relay station, terminal and base station in cellular system, and method for relaying between terminal and base station: Disclosed are a base station, a relay station, and a terminal according to a method for designing a cellular system for improving resource usage efficiency by reducing interference between relay stations and interference between the base station and the relay station. The relay station gets control signals that terminals served... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090312031 - Managing event generated overload of a communication network: The present invention provides a system and method for managing localized, event-generated overload of a communication network. A first step (400) includes receiving input indicative of a status change of an event in a sports stadium. A next step (402) includes generating an output to the communication network indicating that... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090312033 - Mashup application and service for wireless devices: Described is a technology, such as implemented as social networking groupware application designed for mobile device users, that provides a data mashup service for various data types, including location dependent and mobility-aware data such as GPS location and surrounding maps. A mobile user may track the location and maps of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090312035 - Methods and systems for determining location using a cellular and wlan positioning system by selecting the best cellular positioning system solution: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for determining the location of a WLAN and cellular position system enabled device using a WLAN position estimate to select the best cellular positioning system location. The method can include estimating a position of the WLAN and cellular enabled device using a... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20090312036 - Methods and systems for improving the accuracy of expected error estimation in location determinations using a hybrid cellular and wlan positioning system: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for improving the accuracy of expected error estimations in hybrid cellular and WLAN location determination. In some embodiments, the method can include providing a WLAN based location estimate and an expected error estimate for the WLAN based location estimate, providing a cellular... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20090312032 - Optimizing battery life and network resources during position location tracking scenario: An apparatus and method for optimizing battery life and network resources during position tracking is disclosed. The position of a target being tracked is compared with a predefined geofence boundary. If the position of the target is far from the geofence boundary, position fix of the target is calculated using... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090312034 - Transmission of location information by a transmitter as an aid to location services: Techniques for transmitting location information as an aid to location services are described. In one design, a transmitter may generate a message including coordinate information and uncertainty information for the location of the transmitter. The coordinate information may include latitude and longitude for horizontal location and possibly the height of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090312037 - Apparatus and system for estimating location of terminal: A method and an apparatus for estimating a location of a terminal are provided. The method includes: receiving at least one base station signal from each of at least one base station; computing received signal information with respect to the received signal; and estimating the location of the terminal based... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP

20090312038 - System having doppler-based control of a mobile device: Embodiments of the present invention recite a system having Doppler-based control of a mobile device. In one embodiment, at least one measured Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Doppler frequency shift measurement corresponding to a GNSS signal measured at a mobile electronic device is received. The speed of the remote device... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited C/o Wagner Blecher

20090312039 - Geo location polling and reporting for mobiles in idle mode: Systems and methods are described that facilitate obtaining geolocation information describing the geographical location of a mobile device while the device is in idle mode, without requiring the device to awaken and connect to an access network. A request for geolocation information is transmitted to the mobile over a control... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090312041 - Communication terminal and method for synchronizing clock: A communication terminal having a synchronization command to synchronize a clock of the communication terminal is provided. The communication terminal sends a short message to a service center in response to the synchronization command. The communication terminal receives a status report containing time information. The communication terminal retrieves the time... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090312040 - System and method for inserting advertisements into sms messages: A method and system for inserting advertisements into text messages includes receiving a text message for delivery to a user. One or more keywords received in the text message may be identified. An advertisement may be associated with the identified one or more keywords. The associated advertisement may be sent... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090312042 - Inter-sector macrodiversity interference cancellation and scheduling: The present invention provides a method for interference cancellation in a wireless communication system. One embodiment of a method includes accessing information indicative of one or more first signals transmitted by one or more first mobile units from one or more first sectors. The method also includes accessing information indicative... Agent: Mark W. Sincell Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.

20090312043 - Interference mitigation for devices with multiple receivers: Methods and systems for mitigating interference or estimating a covariance matrix in a communication system are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method of demodulating a received signal in a communication system includes receiving a first plurality of waveforms, estimating a covariance matrix based on the first plurality of waveforms, determining... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090312044 - Channel estimation, scheduling, and resource allocation using pilot channel measurements: A wireless communication system is disclosed that includes forming one or more beam patterns by a transmitter at a first time, where the beam patterns are made up of a first set of beam patterns used to transmit data during the first time, and a second set of beam patterns... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090312045 - Dynamic group prioritization in communication networks: An apparatus and method for dynamic group prioritization in a communication network includes a first step (400) of defining a dynamic list of group participants by an application, such as a dispatch function. A next step (402) includes sending a request to a Group Management Function, wherein the request includes... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090312046 - Intelligent wireless power charging system: A system and methodology for intelligent power management of wirelessly networked devices. The system provides for reliable wireless communication via a wireless power charging method and, a method to maintain power capacity of batteries in a wireless device. The batteries are charged via an RF harvesting unit embedded inside the... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20090312048 - Method and apparatus for performing closed-loop transmit power control for fractional dedicated physical channel: A method and apparatus for performing closed loop transmit power control of a fractional dedicated physical channel (F-DPCH) are disclosed. Transmit power control (TPC) symbols on an F-DPCH and common pilot channel (CPICH) symbols are received. A short term signal power estimate is calculated using the TPC symbols, and a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090312047 - Wireless terminal device, wireless communication system, and wireless terminal device controlling method: A wireless terminal device determines, based on predetermined information, a transmission power that is a power of a signal to be transmitted to a connected base station. The wireless terminal device includes a connected-base-station distance measuring unit that measures a connected-base-station distance; an adjacent-base-station distance measuring unit that measures an... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090312049 - Context determination of an electronic device: A method and apparatus that features using haptics for actively probing the physical surrounding of a device, such as a mobile phone, and providing in response to the active probing a probable context of the device is presented. In one embodiment, a probing force is prepared and provided and imparted... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090312050 - Multi-band mobile communication device: A multi-band communication device includes a first wireless signal processing circuit, a second wireless signal processing circuit, an antenna switch module, a first antenna unit and a second antenna unit. The first wireless signal processing circuit is used for operating multiple first band signals. The second wireless signal processing circuit... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090312051 - Mobile electronic device: In an embodiment, a mobile electronic device is provided which is equipped with one or more pressure-sensitive areas. In an embodiment, pressure or force acting on said pressure-sensitive areas is converted to an electric signal and evaluated by a control unit to control functions of the mobile electronic device.... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090312052 - System and methods for management of mobile field assets via wireless handheld devices: Communication from enterprise servers to handheld devices in the field supports dispatch, data synchronization, logistics and personnel. Bi-directional data delivery from enterprise-based servers over wireless data networks is enabled using wireless capabilities resident in handheld personal computing devices. Real time communications facilitates real-time access to remote programs, assistance and/or information... Agent: Luis M. Ortiz

20090312053 - Radio frequency identification reader for detaching mobile terminal: Provided is a radio frequency identification (RFID) reader in which a mobile terminal is mounted. The RFID reader comprise a reader body; an RFID reading portion which forms a front of the reader body and includes an RFID module which reads information in an RFID tag by being placed close... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090312054 - Antenna assembly for portable device: An antenna assembly for a portable device is provided. The antenna assembly includes a battery cover including a metal material, a short-range wireless communication module electrically connected to the battery cover, and a main antenna electrically connected to the short-range communication module.... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090312055 - Security and protection system of mobile communication device: A security and protection system is provided for a mobile communication device. When the device is turned on, upon detecting that the SIN card is invalid or is not installed or has been replaced, the system automatically locks a database of personal data of the device or limits or prohibits... Agent: Leong C Lei

20090312056 - Relative frequency error compensation for multi-carrier receivers: A wireless receiver utilizes a single analog oscillator to down-convert multi-carrier signals in one or more receiver front-end paths. The received signals are digitized, and the different carrier signals received at each antenna are separated in digital domain by mixing the digitized signal from each antenna with a carrier/antenna separation... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20090312057 - Reconfigurable base station antenna: A reconfigurable base station (BS) antenna permits increasing cell capacity by dynamically varying an antenna's configuration according to a wave propagation environment and subscriber distribution. At least two reflective plates each have at least one radiator, a ray dome accommodates the two reflective plates in a hollow interior, and upper... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090312062 - Method for indicating soft key change using animation: Systems and methods provide an attention grabbing display when the function mapped to a soft key and the associated soft key label has changed. Animation is used to draw a user's attention to the soft key label change, thereby alerting the user to the changed function mapped to the soft... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090312065 - Mobile communication terminal and data input method: A mobile communication terminal includes a display module to display image data on an image display area, an input module to generate touch data according to a touch input in a touch area, and a storage module to store the touch data associated with the image data. A data input... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090312063 - Mobile electronic device with an illuminated static display: A mobile electronic device provided with a static display that can be activated by a processor upon events in the mobile electronic device for alerting a user. A mobile electronic device provided with a flexible display that follows curved surfaces of the housing of the device and can be wrapped... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20090312066 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal fabricated through co-injection molding is provided. The mobile terminal includes a first case and a second case coupled to the first case. The first case includes a main body having a keypad and a cover formed on the main body. The cover is co-injection molded with the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090312061 - Portable communication device having a common core mechanical subassembly: A portable communication device includes a common core base assembly including a metal frame. The common core base assembly is configured to couple to a plurality of different upper assemblies, thereby providing a portable communication device or family of portable communication devices having different form factors, while making use of... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090312058 - Protective devices for a mobile terminal: This invention describes a protective device and associated method for protecting (including the protection from water and dust) a mobile terminal whether or not the terminal is in use, and for providing a hands-free operation of the mobile terminal, wherein the mobile terminal can be a mobile phone, a personal... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090312059 - System and method for display timeout on mobile communication devices: A mobile communication device includes executable instructions for carrying out a method including setting a time duration for an application, receiving a first input, receiving a second input, determining the elapsed time between the first and second inputs, modifying the time duration based upon the elapsed time, and dimming a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lna Attn: Patent Docketing

20090312060 - System and method for indicating data transfer rate: An electronic device provides a user with a direct and intuitive indication of achieved data transfer rates. In one embodiment, a vibrator is controlled to provide a tactile indication of upload and/or download speeds. Other embodiments relate to visual and/or audio indications of data transfer speed. Combinations of these indicators... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090312064 - Terminal device, content displaying method, and content displaying program: Provided is a terminal device including: operation means for receiving an input operation by a user; non-operation detection means for detecting whether a non-operation state in the operation means has continued for a predetermined period of time; and icon display means used when it is detected that the non-operation state... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090312067 - System and method of escalating call alert indications: A wireless communications device, such as a cellular telephone, for example, receives incoming calls. A controller at the wireless communications device progressively escalates the call alert indications used to alert a user of an incoming call from a remote party based on an identity of the remote party, and on... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090312068 - System and method for setting and selecting a communication mode of a communication device: A method and system for selecting a communication mode of a communication device include setting a plurality of communication modes of the communication device and setting division standards of the plurality of communication modes. The system and method further determines a peripheral status and a placement status of the communication... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090312071 - Devices for controlling amplication of a signal emitted by a mobile: Radiocommunication terminals are disclosed. A radiocommunication terminal includes a power supply, a power amplifier configured to receive and amplify a signal using power drawn from the power supply, and a control unit configured to control the power amplifier to amplify the signal by an amount of amplification based on a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090312070 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes an enclosure, at least one pressure monitor, a battery, a working component, and a power management module. The at least one pressure monitor is used for detecting a pressure value from the surroundings and generating a detecting signal when the detected pressure value is larger... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090312069 - Portable electronic device with broadcast antenna: The present invention is related to a portable electronic device with broadcast antenna at least including a main body having a battery accommodating space; a cover having a battery area corresponding to the battery accommodating space of the main body, wherein the shape and size of the cover are adapted... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090312072 - Method for predicting available time remaining on battery in mobile devices based on usage patterns: A method for predicting an available time of a battery in a mobile device includes: defining one or more modes depending on usage patterns of the mobile device that affects power consumption of the battery; creating time-series data about power consumption amount of the battery and use time of the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090312073 - Methods and systems for power savings using a message indication header: Techniques for signaling a mobile communications device in a special operating state that data bursts contain messages relevant to the special operating state. The signaling may be implemented using one or more bits in a frame control header (FCH). As a result, the mobile communication device may be decode the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090312074 - Rotary cover mechanism for portable electronic devices: A rotary mechanism includes a base (10), a cover (30), a torsion spring (40) and a locking module (60). The cover is rotatably mounted to the base. Two ends of the torsion spring are fixed with the base and the cover respectively. The locking module limits the cover rotation relative... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090312075 - Method and apparatus for determining open or closed status of a mobile device: Determination of a closed or open status of a mobile communication device, having a cover that may be in hinged or in slidable engagement with the device body housing, is made by sensing an input from the device microphone. The cover and housing form an acoustical seal when the device... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

20090312077 - Flexible gaskets for wireless terminals with sliding members: Gaskets and wireless terminals with gaskets for sealing a space between sliding members in wireless terminals. The wireless terminals include: (a) a first member; (b) a second member overlying the first member, wherein at least one of the first and second members is configured to slide between open and closed... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090312076 - Portable terminal: Disclosed is a portable terminal that includes a main housing; a first sliding housing slidably installed on the main housing in such a manner that the first sliding housing slides in a first direction; second sliding housings slidably installed on the main housing in such a manner that the second... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090312078 - Wireless communication device: A wireless communication device includes an earphone, a frequency modulation integrated circuit, a microphone, an analog switch, and a main processor. The main processor includes a software amplifier operable to amplify signals from the analog switch and output the amplified signals. The wireless communication device amplifies audio signals by the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

  
12/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20090305628 - Method of obtaining single wire transmission line: A method of obtaining single wire transmission line (440) wherein the use of short wavelengths yields low radiation losses and wherein transmission line losses are compensated by repeaters (19, 213-219) at required intervals.... Agent: Geir Monsen Vavik

20090305629 - Receiving apparatus, receiving method and wireless communication system: There is provided a receiving apparatus including a plurality of antennas, a phase difference detection unit to detect a phase difference of each of a plurality of received signals received by the plurality of antennas, a phase adjustment unit to align phase of the plurality of received signals based on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305630 - Information management apparatus, method, and computer program product, and communication processing apparatus, method, and computer program product: An information management apparatus includes a communication unit configured to receive, from a plurality of communication processing apparatuses, a plurality of pieces of communication history data of near-field communication performed in the plurality of communication processing apparatuses; a data comparison unit configured to perform comparison of the plurality of pieces... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090305634 - Device, method, computer program and chipset for facilitating data exchange between two piconets: A low power radio frequency device, comprising: a low power radio frequency transceiver; and a processor operable to control the transceiver to transfer first data between the low power radio frequency device and a further low power radio frequency device using slots allocated according to a predetermined regular schedule, to... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20090305633 - Identification of mobile electronic terminal through wireless interface capabilities: The present invention provides a method for determining an identification of a mobile electronic terminal comprising at least one wireless interface, the method comprising maintaining a database storing a plurality of data sets, wherein each data set is indicative of capabilities of a wireless interface and associated with at least... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk

20090305631 - Method and system for a bluetooth headset with a clock: Aspects of a method and system for a Bluetooth headset with a clock are provided. A Bluetooth headset may have an access to real-time clock information such as a real-time clock value at a specific time instant and generate corresponding audio and/or visual representations to a user via Bluetooth communication.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090305632 - Mobile telephony presence: Systems and methods for reporting of presence information associated with use of a mobile telephone are presented. In one example, a headset that is paired with a cellular mobile phone relays presence information to a presence application running on a computer.... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal

20090305635 - Packaging material with electromagnetic coupling module: A packaging material with an electromagnetic coupling module for a RFID system, is constructed such that a radio IC chip is protected from external shock and environmental change without adversely affecting the planarity of the packaging material, the assembly of a radiator and an electromagnetic coupling module is facilitated, and... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090305636 - Method and arrangement for interference mitigation: In a method of interference mitigation in a multi user detection capable radio base station in a communication system, which radio base station comprises a set confined detection modules, at least one of which is capable of handling multiple user connections, first and at least a second subset of detection... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20090305637 - System and method for minimizing interference between rfid reader: Disclosed is a method for minimizing interference between RFID readers built in a mobile terminal, it is possible to minimize interference between readers by assigning an operating time specific to the mobile terminal at a specific point of time of a cycle of a mobile communication network signal according to... Agent: David A. Einhorn, Esq. Baker & Hostetler LLP

20090305641 - Communication apparatus, communication system, and communication method: There is provided a communication apparatus including a reference electrode; a signal electrode which electrostatically couples to a communication medium a measurement unit for measuring an impedance of a circuit system including between the reference electrode and the signal electrode; and a transmission processing unit for creating a potential difference... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305638 - Method and system for selecting radiation diagrams of antennas for mobile-radio communication networks: The radiation diagram of an antenna for serving a cell in a cellular communication network is selected from a plurality of available radiation diagrams by: classifying the plurality of available radiation diagrams in terms of a related radiation gain value; identifying for each one of the sectors a plurality of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305639 - Transmit power control for dynamic spectrum access: A transceiver and a method of transmitting data are provided. A frequency band, such as a licensed frequency band, is monitored during a sensing block. Based upon the use of the frequency band during the sensing block, a probability of non-interfering is calculated during a plurality of time periods in... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20090305640 - Vehicle locating unit with improved power management method: A method of checking messages from a network of communication sources includes initially testing the signal strength of a plurality of communication sources, storing the identity of the communication sources with the two strongest signals, and alternatively entering a sleep mode and a wake-up mode, the wake-up mode synchronized to... Agent: Iandiorio & Teska

20090305642 - Radio communication apparatus and frequency offset calculation method: In a radio communication apparatus, a frequency offset calculator of the radio communication apparatus calculates a frequency offset of the received radio signal from the reception frequency of the radio communication apparatus. An averaging unit averages the frequency offset calculated by the frequency offset calculator. A moving speed calculator calculates... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090305643 - Radio receiver: A radio receiver (600) in which a local oscillator frequency is selected dependent on the level of a received signal. The received signal may be a wanted signal or an interferer, or the level of both may be measured.... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20090305646 - Am/fm/sw receiver coupled with fm transmitter for personal multimedia players for listening and recording: An AM/FM/SW receiver coupled with an FM transmitter for personal multimedia players for both listening and recording uses innovative antenna and shielding design and placement to raise the signal-to-noise ratio of the intended broadcast content to a level which is acceptable to the listener.... Agent: Stainbrook & Stainbrook, LLP

20090305647 - Communication transceiver having a three-line balun with power amplifier bias: A balun that includes a first conductor, a second conductor, and a third conductor. The first conductor has a first length. The first conductor also has a first end connected to a first balanced power amplifier output port. The second conductor has substantially the same first length. The second conductor... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090305645 - Radio communication device: A radio communication terminal 200A according to the present invention, when an operation requiring transmission of non-delivery information is performed while a BCMCS processor 207 is receiving delivery information via a radio communication unit 201, controls whether or not to transmit the non-delivery information according to the operation on the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090305644 - System and method for a wireless controller: The energy management system and/or method includes at least one wireless controller in a wireless network and/or a management server. The wireless controller manages at least one energy device based on one or more parts of an energy profile. The management server manages one or more parts of the energy... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090305648 - Self-calibrating mixer: Mixer circuits (1) comprise mixers (2) for receiving input signals and oscillation signals and for outputting output signals. By providing the mixers (2) with loads (3) having adjustable load values and by introducing adjustors (4) for adjusting and sweeping the loads (3), which adjusted loads (3) have different load values... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLP

20090305649 - Signal processing device and method for operating a signal processing device: A control circuit may be provided. In this case, an output of the control circuit is connected to a control input of a signal generator. Depending on internal signals which identify an operating state of a signal processing device, the control circuit generates a regulating signal at the output. The... Agent: Spryip, LLC Ifx

20090305650 - Wireless transceiver: The invention thus provides for an improved measure of distance and orientation determination between wireless nodes having only one or a few nodes are equipped with means to determine an accurate distance while most other wireless nodes only need extremely simple synchronization means, providing only at least two reception states... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090305651 - Communication device for rock climbing and other activities: A communication system for rock climbing and other activities is provided. The communication system comprises a first communication device having a first front surface. A first faceplate is mounted on the first front surface of the first communication device with the first faceplate preferably having three columns. A plurality of... Agent: Emery L. Tracy

20090305652 - Dielectric antenna device for wireless communications: A wireless transceiver station including an antenna device and a casing, the antenna device including at least one resonator element cooperating with the casing of the wireless transceiver station and having a shape with a low aspect ratio so as to be conformal with the casing, the at least one... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305653 - Fm receiver: An arctangent detector according to the present invention generates a demodulated signal based on the result of arctangent calculation of the ratio between an in-phase component and a quadrature component obtained from a frequency modulation (FM) received signal that are perpendicular to each other. A median filter substitutes the median... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090305654 - System and methods for determining radiated radio frequency (rf) receiver sensitivity: A test method is for determining RF sensitivity of an RF receiver for a plurality of channels extending over a frequency band(s) using an RF source coupled to the RF receiver by an RF communications link. The plurality of channels may include channels having a predictable RF sensitivity and a... Agent: Yee & Associates, P.C.

20090305655 - Receiver having a gain-controllable input amplifier: A receiver has an input amplifier (RFAMP) that comprises a signal-voltage amplifier (SVA) and a feedback path (FBP). The signal-voltage amplifier (SVA) provides a voltage gain (VG) from an input node (SESf) to an output node (SON). The voltage gain (VG) is controllable. The feedback path (FBP) provides a transadmittance... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090305656 - Direct conversion receiver and dc offset concellation method: A direct conversion receiver and a DC offset cancellation method are provided. An RF module receives a transmission signal to generate an RF signal. A mixer converts the RF signal to a mixer output comprising baseband and imaginary parts. A filter module filters out the imaginary part of the mixer... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090305657 - Antenna device and radio wave-using apparatus: An antenna device receives radio waves, excites received signals corresponding to the received radio waves, and transmits the received signals to a radio wave-using operation module block including received signal using elements. The radio wave-using operation module block includes a pair of flat surfaces facing in opposite directions and an... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090305658 - Method of operating radio receiver implemented in a single cmos integrated circuit: A single chip superhetrodyne AM receiver is disclosed herein. To compensate for process variations in the implementation of the IC, bias currents setting the operating conditions for various amplifiers and other components in the system are adjusted based on frequency control signals in a PLL circuit in the local oscillator.... Agent: Bever Hoffman & Harms, LLP 901 Campisi Way

20090305659 - Emergency alerting method and system: A method and system of notifying individuals at a location of an event. The method includes the steps of receiving, at a first device, a data broadcast system (DBS) message, wherein the first device is associated with at least one group and analyzing, by the first device, the DBS message.... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20090305660 - System for conveying and announcing emergency broadcast message with radio: Disclosed is a system for conveying and announcing an emergency message with radios, which provides a broadcast system to be set up in a building, a community, or a public place such as an organization or a school. An emergency receiving device combines at least one radio receiver unit to... Agent: Leong C Lei

20090305661 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal as a mobile terminal includes a storage unit which stores an action pattern record table having at least one action pattern registered preliminarily in correlation with addressee information, a control unit which obtains position information of the mobile terminal via a GPS antenna to identify the action... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090305662 - Generation of charging information in group communications system: The present invention relates to a method for collecting inter-operator charging information in a group communications system comprising a first group communications network element and a second group communications network element. An intermediate charging information collection unit is provided in an interface between the group communication network elements. The charging... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090305663 - Kiosk initiated telephone service: A user of a mobile device with a subscription on a primary network is able to interact with an automated mobile network account setup kiosk to setup a subscription (temporary or permanent) for access to services (one or more) on the secondary network. The billing system of the primary network... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090305664 - method and apparatus for attempting access in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for processing an AttemptAccess command in a wireless communication system is provided, comprising setting a ProbeSequenceNumber to 1, setting a ProbeNumber to 1, setting a TerminalAccessRetryPersistence value to a TerminalAccessClass number field of an AccessRetryPersistence value and setting a PilotPN value.... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090305667 - Method and system for mobile identity verification and security: A system and method for mobile identify identification and security over a communications network is provided. The system and method include validation processes which provide for an increasing level of intrusion and/or user interaction.... Agent: Douglas C. Wyatt Wyatt, Gerber & O'rourke, L.L.P.

20090305668 - Method and system for protection against the unauthorized use of a terminal: A method and system for protecting against unauthorized use of a mobile terminal operating with a subscriber identity module (SIM) card is provided. The method for protecting against unauthorized use of a terminal operating with a subscriber identity module (SIM) card compares a secondary version of a temporary identity information... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090305666 - Method for handling roaming of mobile device to restricted area: As a mobile device moves from one location area to another, the mobile device detects the different location identifiers broadcast by the wireless network(s) in those locations areas. The mobile device stores the location identifier for the last location area in which the mobile device was located. By comparing a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090305665 - Method of identifying a transmitting device: An exemplary method of identifying a transmitting device includes receiving a signal. A discrete Fourier transform of at least one portion of the signal produces a plurality of frequencies that indicate at least one unique characteristic of the transmitting device. A determination is made whether the transmitting device is a... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C./alcatel-lucent

20090305669 - Transaction method between two servers including a prior validating step using two mobile telephones: Before effecting a transaction between two servers, this method sets up a communications channel in a wireless telecommunications network between each server and a mobile terminal. One of the servers sends a signal on its wireless communications channel. That signal is received by the mobile terminal in wireless communication with... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20090305672 - Cash card system interface module: A wireless device, for each of a plurality of wireless networks, establishes communications with each wireless network and transmits SIM card information to the wireless network. The plurality of wireless networks transmit SIM card authentication information requests to a cash card SIM server computer and, if a service agreement exists... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090305674 - Device management in visited network: An apparatus and method perform device management (DM) operations for a wireless network. One example includes receiving, at a network device, connection information of a roaming device in the wireless network. Next, at least one of a user profile and a corresponding roaming device profile are created in response to... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090305671 - Network access control methods and apparatus: Methods and apparatus that provide user access control within wireless networks such as those having both fixed and portable nodes. In one embodiment, the network comprises a 3G cellular network or Interworking WLAN (iWLAN), and the portable nodes comprise Home Node B (HNB) base stations. The HNB is configured to... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates, P.C.

20090305673 - Secure short message service (sms) communications: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for secure Short Message Service (SMS) communications. According to an embodiment, a method of providing secure Short Message Service (SMS) communications comprises requesting that SMS data to be sent from a client device to a remote location be encrypted. The method... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090305670 - System and method for automated knowledge based authentication: Systems and methods of automatically authenticating identities are provided through an integration of interactive voice response technology with knowledge-based authentication methodology. An audible communications event is established between an individual and a computing device. Verification trigger data, relating to the individual, may be collected at the computing device. Identity verification... Agent: Holland & Hart, LLP

20090305676 - Communication device, automatic message reply method and system: A communication device includes an automatic message reply system. The automatic message reply system includes a presetting unit, a storing unit, a searching unit, an obtaining unit, and a reply unit. The presetting unit receives users operation to preset at least one set of key words, and at least one... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090305675 - Messaging interchange system: Machine-readable codes are read, decoded and resolved by a messaging system in order to perform a desired function. If the code is not native to that (home) messaging system, then a resolution request is made to a central messaging interchange system to determine which other (destination) messaging system is native... Agent: Anthony R. Barkume

20090305678 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus having a filter function of rejecting mail reception from an address that differs from a permitted address specified beforehand, includes: a transmission unit configured to transmit a mail to a predetermined mail address that differs from the permitted address; a first storage unit configured to store a... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090305677 - Interactive services: A method and a device (1) are provided for interacting with events in a broadcast audio stream. Patterns in the audio stream are compared to a stored signature (29) associated with the events and a function is executed in response to a successful match indicating the detection of an event.... Agent: Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP

20090305680 - Methods and apparatus to monitor mobile devices: Methods and apparatus to monitor mobile devices are disclosed. A disclosed example method involves operating first and second wireless telephone device terminals. In the example method, the first wireless telephone device terminal includes a first media decoder configured to decode a first media encoding format and the second wireless telephone... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20090305679 - Mobile communication terminal having a direct dial function using call history and method for performing the function: A mobile communication terminal call history displays call distinguishing icons representing the types of calls performed with counterparts. The call types include sent and received voice calls, video calls, and messages. If a user selects one call distinguishing icon displayed on a mobile communication terminal's display unit, a voice call... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090305681 - Internet, cellular broadcast phone set and software: Internet, cellular, wireless communication broadcast device that functions with software application that provides a means to utilize the internet, make telephone calls via an always connected ISP and cellular service provider. Touch screen base, mobile devices and remote devices can create, receive, store content submitted by broad cast software application... Agent: Storm LLP

20090305682 - System and method for webpage display in a portable electronic device: An improved system and method for displaying webpage content on a portable electronic device is provided. An entire webpage may be displayed in a display of the portable electronic device. Layout parameters may define a plurality of focus areas of content portions within the webpage. A user may select a... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090305683 - System, method and apparatus for remotely configuring selective call features: A method, system and apparatus for remotely configuring selective call features includes receiving a selective call feature request message addressed to a feature configuration address associated with a first communication device from a second communication device. The selective call feature request message includes a selective call feature command. The method... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090305684 - Long-term evolution (lte) policy control and charging rules function (pcrf) selection: The PCRF Selection Function selects the PCRF for an IP-CAN session. In embodiments, the PCRF Selection Function is located in the HSS and/or the 3GPP AAA server. The PCRF Selection Function is only required to be located in the HSS if a Bearer Binding and Event Reporting Function (BBERF) is... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090305686 - Mobile unit, call origination controlling method, and call termination controlling method: A mobile unit 10 is provided with a called party number acquiring unit 102 for acquiring a called party number corresponding to a call origination command entered by a user, a number checking unit 103 for checking the called party number acquired by the called party number acquiring unit 102,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090305685 - Terminal device, content displaying method, and content displaying program: A terminal device capable of displaying content, comprising a content data analyzing means for analyzing content data; a data extracting means for extracting data satisfying a predetermined condition among the content data, based on the analyzed result; a location information associating means for associating to each of the extracted data,... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090305687 - Method and system for updating applications in mobile communications terminals: A method is disclosed for checking updates of a software application installed in a wireless communications terminal adapted to be used in a wireless communications network in combination with a subscriber identity module. In the subscriber identity module, a web server function adapted to interact with the software application installed... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305689 - Load reduction in wireless communication towers: Metal-based (coaxial) cables traditionally found on communication towers, which are a significant part of payload weight on the tower, are reduced/eliminated by using optical communication between an on-ground electronics box and an on-tower electronics box through a fiber line. Payload weight and cabling cost may be significantly reduced simplifying tower... Agent: Adorno & Yoss, LLC

20090305688 - Method of enabling a combinational service and communication network implementing the service: A method for enabling a combinational service in a communication network in which a plurality of terminals can operate, includes: establishing a first plurality of connections toward the plurality of terminals based on first terminal identifiers, providing a management entity with the first identifiers; providing the management entity with second... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305692 - Mobile communication terminal and mobile communication control method: A mobile communication terminal holds a frequency cancellation list that is information related to cells that cannot be connected, and controls execution/non-execution (frequency cancellation) of the cell search according to the content of the cancellation list. In a case where a frequency is not assigned in a unified manner (when... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090305691 - Mobile telephone, telephone number managing server, telephone number changing system, telephone number requesting method, and telephone number requesting program: It is desired from the viewpoints of accessory and economy to make common use of one telephone number among a plurality of mobile telephones. A server makes an ID intrinsic to a mobile telephone and a telephone number correspond to each other thereby to relay communications between the mobile telephones... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090305693 - Radio communication system, base station and random access channel transmission method thereof: A random access channel transmission method in which a user terminal selects a preamble pattern from among a plurality of known preamble patterns and transmits that preamble pattern to a base station, where that transmission method comprises: a step of dividing a cell into a plurality of areas, and setting... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090305690 - Radio transmission device and radio transmission method: Disclosed is a radio transmission device capable of improving a transmission stream error resistance and preventing lowering of a throughput of a communication system. In this device, according to the feedback information from the radio reception device, a repetition control unit (110) decides ranking of each stream, sets a higher... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20090305694 - Audio-video sharing system and audio-video sharing method thereof: An audio-video sharing method and a corresponding audio-video sharing system are disclosed. The audio-video sharing system includes a short-range wireless network, a first mobile communication apparatus storing audio-video data, and a second mobile communication apparatus. The audio-video sharing method includes the following steps. At first, the first mobile communication apparatus... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090305695 - Real-time communications architecture and methods for use with a personal computer system: A system and method for improved real-time communications in a computer system that eliminates the distinctions between various communication devices, communication channels and types of communication, including voice, text and video, is provided. When connected for communication, the user may easily move between modalities, including switching devices on which the... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20090305697 - Coordinated wireless communications system frequency reuse: A system and method of operation for efficiently reusing and/or sharing at least a portion of the frequency spectrum between a first satellite spot beam and a second satellite spot beam, and/or an underlay terrestrial network associated with a second satellite spot beam. The spectrum is efficiently reused and/or shared... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090305696 - Systems and methods for terrestrial reuse of cellular satellite frequency spectrum in a time-division duplex mode: A space-based component, such as a satellite, is configured to receive wireless communications from radiotelephones in a satellite footprint over an uplink satellite radiotelephone frequency, and to transmit wireless communications to the radiotelephones over a downlink radiotelephone frequency. An ancillary terrestrial network, that may include one or more ancillary terrestrial... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090305698 - Downlink control information format for multiple codeword transmission: Systems and methods are disclosed that relate to a wireless communication system. Theses systems and methods include providing information from a base station to a mobile device than enables the mobile device to use at least one DCI format. In some embodiments, this information is provided by receiving data over... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090305699 - Registration and access control in femto cell deployments: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate distributing and/or utilizing a Closed Subscriber Group (CSG) Identifier (ID) that identifies a CSG corresponding to a base station and a CSG indication that distinguishes between the base station permitting access to members of the CSG and permitting access to members and non-members... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090305701 - Method and apparatus for pcc enhancement for flow based mobility: Systems and methods are described that facilitate multiple registrations and flow based mobility in a wireless communication network. A flow routing component can be included in a mobile device, home agent/p-gateway, or a policy and charging rules function server that determines the manner in which to route one or more... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090305700 - Optimizing the connection between a mobile communication terminal and a signaling server through an address translation device: A mobile communication terminal (T) comprising connection means (MCN) for connecting to access networks (N1, N2) and registration means (MREG) for periodically transmitting registration messages to a signaling server (SS) located within a public communication network (PUB) connected to these access networks. It is characterized by a memory (MMEM) capable... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090305702 - Blocking of service in cellular radio system: Blocking of service in cellular radio system. An apparatus comprises a processor configured to control a stand-alone base station so that an emulated cell is formed by transmitting a control channel with information of a real cell and with such a transmission power that a subscriber terminal of a cellular... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090305703 - Base station system and method for call setting up, handing over and releasing in hybrid network: A base station system and method for call setting up, handing over and releasing in hybrid network are disclosed. The base station system consists of BSC, TC, several BTSs and a band-width guaranteed IP network among them, IP mode transport and traditional TDM mode transport between BSC and TC are... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20090305704 - Handover control apparatus, mobile communication system, and handover method: A handover control apparatus includes a service determination unit determining a type of a service being communicated with by a mobile station and a handover processing unit performing handover in accordance with either a network initiative type handover procedure or a mobile station initiative type handover procedure based on the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090305705 - Method and apparatus for performing handoff in communication systems: A communication system including a closed loop power control system. Prior to allowing a handoff to a new base station, the subscriber station verifies that its reverse link signal is being received by the destination base station with sufficient energy. The determination is made based on the received reverse link... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090305706 - Communication terminal, base station controller and mobile communication method: A communication terminal according to the present invention includes a determination unit configured to determine whether or not each channel should be set as a handoff candidate on the basis of receiving quality of a pilot signal, and a channel information report transmitter configured to transmit a channel information report... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090305708 - Mobile terminal, store-and-forward multihop communication method and program: A mobile terminal includes a mobile phone function unit, a storing unit, a communication control unit, and a store-and-forward multihop communication function unit. The mobile phone function unit confirms status of connection with a mobile base station and exchanges information with the mobile base station when the status of connection... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090305707 - Telecommunications network: A method of controlling selection of a data transmission network node, such as a base station, node B, eNodeB, GGSN or LTE PDN-GW, for a mobile device in a telecommunications network is disclosed. The mobile telecommunications network includes a plurality of mobility management nodes, such as SGSN and LTE MME.... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20090305709 - Method for planning a cellular mobile telecommunications network: A method for planning cellular mobile telecommunications network including at least one network cell and intended to provide network services to user equipment located in the network cell, wherein the network services include at least one network service deliverable at a plurality of provisioning rates, including evaluating an uplink coverage... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305710 - Super economical broadcast system and method: A super economical broadcast system and method are provided. The system includes a plurality of base transceiver stations that define a plurality of respective cells, each base transceiver station includes a phased-array antenna having a plurality of sectors, each sector has a plurality of vertically-arranged antenna panels, and each antenna... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20090305713 - Base station device and channel allocation method: Upon receipt of a new channel allocation request from a mobile communication terminal, a suitable channel is allocated. A base station device performs communication with communication terminals by implementing an adaptive process using a plurality of antennas, and includes an interference recognizing unit that recognizes a level of interference on... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090305711 - Discontinuous transmission/reception in a communications system: Allocation information is transmitted in a communications system in accordance with at least one allocation rule for indicating allocation of sets of transmission resources to communications devices. The at least one allocation rule is defined for associating sequences of sets of transmission resources with communications devices, and a communications device... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090305712 - Method and system for transmitting content to a plurality of users of a mobile communication network: A method of distributing information content to at least two user equipments includes: setting up a common downlink channel common to the at least two user equipments; setting up at least two uplink channels, each uplink channel being dedicated to a respective one of the at least two user equipments;... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305714 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication terminal, base station and wireless communication method: Provided is a wireless communication system in which a plurality of channels are shared and one of the channels is adaptively allocated to a wireless communication terminal by a base station. The wireless communication terminal is provided with a channel requesting unit that requests the base station to allocate an... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090305715 - Channel quality reporting in a wireless communication system: A wireless communication system comprises a scheduler for scheduling air interface data for a plurality of user equipments. A control channel scheduler estimates a scheduling time for a scheduling of air interface data to a first user equipment of the plurality of user equipments in response to a current scheduling... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090305716 - Transmission period control method of radio resource allocation request: Transmission period of scheduling request SR to be optimal is adaptively controlled for each user terminal, so that useless SR transmission is reduced. For the controlling, a base station modifies a transmission period of a radio resource allocation request in an adaptive manner during communication based on communication quality between... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090305717 - Method and system for configuring a communication network, related network and computer program product: An antenna site equipped with reconfigurable antennas in a communication network and having capacity to serve communication traffic in a respective area of competence is configured by partitioning the area the area of competence into a set of cells. The number of cells in the set is optimized by ensuring... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090305723 - Determination of location dependent information: A method of determining position dependent information from one or more terminals in a cell involves transmitting at least two messages; wherein one message covers a first area in the cell; and one or more further messages cover other areas in the cell; and receiving responses from terminals dependent upon... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090305721 - Method and apparatus for conveying location of lost or motionless mobile communication devices: Movement of a mobile communication device is monitored during any of its powered modes. Upon sensing lack of movement, the location of the device is identified. If no movement has been sensed during a predetermined time period, determination is made as to whether the location of the device has changed.... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

20090305722 - Method and system for automated collection of call routing performance data in a wireless network: A method and system for collecting location-sensitive call routing data in a wireless telecommunications network under test, the wireless network routing a test call to an appropriate destination based on a geographic area from which the test call was placed. The method and system include receiving the test call placed... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090305725 - Method and system for providing service information using location information: The present invention relates to a method and system to provide service information to a portable terminal based on the location information associated with the portable terminal. The service information providing method is performed in such a way that a server acquires location information associated with the portable terminal and... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090305720 - Method for characterising emitters by the association of parameters related to the same radio emitter: Method of using one or more transmitters and/or one or more parameters associated with a transmitter by using a reception station comprising a device suitable for measuring over time a set of K parameters dependent on the transmitters associated with vectors {circumflex over (η)}k representative of the transmitters for 1≦k≦K.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090305724 - Method, device arrangement, terminal and computer software product for distributing telematic data of moving object: A positioning method, a tracker's terminal (13), a positioning arrangement and a computer software product for tracking an object (11a), such as a dog. The method uses GPS positioning. The GPS position information of the object (11a) is transmitted through either a circuit switched digital radio network (10b) or an... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090305718 - Portable telephone, image converter, control method and program: Simple pseudo gradation conversion technique suitable for implementation in portable devices such as mobile phones employing a relatively low-speed processor. Target image is represented with 2Cn gradation levels for n kinds of color components (where Cn is a natural number for each color component, and n is a natural number)... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20090305726 - Position determination system that uses a cellular communication system: A position determination system and apparatus for utilizing a network of cellular base stations to determine position of a mobile station includes taking a plurality of statistically independent data measurements of the pilot signals from the base stations. Each of the data measurements includes an earliest time of arrival, providing... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090305719 - Provision of location information into iri: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements in a mobile telecommunication system to generate interception related information IRI, including geographical location of a monitored mobile subscriber/equipment. The system is configured to provide to an Intercept configuration unit ICU, information collected from an Intercept Access Point IAP; MSC. The system... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090305727 - Mobile device with wide range-angle optics and a radiation sensor: The invention comprises a mobile device controlled by moving it, for example, by tilting. The mobile device is equipped with wide-angle optics and with a radiation sensor detecting either visible light or infrared radiation. The wide-angle optics may be directed towards the user, whereupon the radiation sensor receives useful images... Agent: Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver Royal W. Craig

20090305728 - Method for allocating paging resource to a mobile station having multiple subscriber identities and resource allocating apparatus thereof: A method for allocating paging resource to a mobile station, communicating with a communication network and having multiple subscriber identities, includes: allocating paging resource to the mobile station according to a first equipment identity and a first subscriber identity of the mobile station when the first equipment identity and the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090305730 - Automatic contact recognition from sms: A first mobile device receives an input to send data via a text messaging protocol to a second mobile device. The data is marked up with one or more transparent text message characters to delimit fields in the data. The marked up data is transmitted via the text messaging protocol... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090305731 - Dynamic url self-formation in accordance with combining caller & receiver's information: The present invention relates to data communication system and method enabling the utilization of contents by accessing the wireless Internet through self-formation of a dynamic URL by the caller's terminal application. When the caller attempts a voice call or a data call, the contents menu list registered by the receiver... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090305732 - Managing notification service connections and displaying icon badges: A method and apparatus to manage notification service connections. In one embodiment of the invention, a mobile device schedules a notification service connection message transmission interval for each of a plurality of notification service connections. The mobile device also associates a notification service connection message transmission window with each notification... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090305733 - Method and system for processing sessions and messages: The present invention provides a method and system for processing sessions and messages, and relates to the network session technology. The method includes: the initiator sends a session request to the recipient service server; and the recipient service server generates session invitation information according to the received session request when... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20090305729 - Phone based text message language translation: Processing text messages by a message processing server to translate the text message from a native language to a preferred language. Operation begins with receiving text message delivery language preferences regarding a wireless device, the text message delivery language preferences identifying at least one preferred language for delivery of text... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090305734 - Radio communication apparatus, method and program: An apparatus includes a unit receiving a first-radio signal indicating a state in which transmission by a SDMA scheme is allowed, a unit determining whether a transmission state is a first state (the SDMA scheme is available), or a second state (the SDMA scheme is unavailable), a unit transmitting a... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero, Esq. Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.

20090305736 - Mobile communcation terminal station and transmission power setting method: A mobile communication terminal station is capable of transmitting a preamble part by use of optimal parameters for a moving speed of the mobile communication terminal station. The mobile communication terminal station is provided with a power ramping section. The power ramping section includes a moving state discrimination section for... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090305735 - Radio communication apparatus, radio communication system and radio communication method: A radio communication apparatus includes a control unit for conducting modulation scheme changeover control to change a modulation scheme according to a state of a transmission path and automatic transmitter power control to control a transmission level of another radio communication apparatus to set a reception level of a reception... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090305737 - Dual standby mobile device and communication method thereof: A dual standby mobile device which allows access to at least two different types of communication networks and a communication method thereof are provided. The communication method includes performing a call with another mobile device by driving a first SIM, determining a reason for a call disconnection when the call... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090305739 - Mobile communications device, controller, and method for controlling a mobile communications device: A mobile communications device. includes a communication unit for communicating with another device. The mobile communications device further has a communication unit for communicating with another device and at least one other component. A controller is connected to the communication unit and the component. The controller can control the component,... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20090305738 - Mobile telephone with a built0in planar television antenna adapted for radiotelephone signal rejections: A mobile telephone comprises a casing housing a telephone set to receive and transmit radiotelephone signals and a television set comprising a main television antenna (MAN) to receive radiotelevision signals, a television receiver arranged to process the received radiotelevision signals to output television signals to be displayed, and a display... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090305741 - Base station and wireless communication system: Provided is a wireless base station comprising: a power control unit, a reference information acquisition unit and a reference information storing unit, wherein the wireless base station comprises a first control signal receiving unit for receiving a first uplink control signal used by a mobile station connected to the wireless... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090305740 - Base station control apparatus and base station control method: There is provided a base station control apparatus and a base station control method in which a frame is segmented in a situation in which interference may occur. A BS controller divides and controls a base station into three sectors and controls communications with terminal stations (TSs). A control unit... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20090305742 - Electronic device with proximity-based radio power control: An electronic device such as a portable electronic device may have an antenna and associated wireless communications circuitry. A sensor such as a proximity sensor may be used to detect when the electronic device is in close proximity to a user's head. Control circuitry within the electronic device may be... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20090305743 - Process for rendering at least one multimedia scene: A method is provided for restitution of at least one multimedia scene, having at least two objects, on a display of a radio communication terminal. The method includes: determining an orientation of the display relative to a user; reorganizing the arrangement of the objects constituting the multimedia scene, based on... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090305745 - Communication terminal apparatus, information processing apparatus: A communication terminal apparatus includes a body for constituting a first state and a second state; a ringtone output unit configured to output a ringtone if an incoming call is received and notifying the incoming call; a detection unit configured to detect that the body changes from the first state... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090305744 - Developing a notification framework for electronic device events: Systems and methods are described herein for developing a notification framework for presenting notification information to a user of an electronic device. One embodiment of a method, among others, includes receiving input from physical sensors located in proximity to an electronic device and receiving input from one or more other... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090305746 - device for coupling and housing a mobile telephone in a motor vehicle: A system for accommodating a mobile telephone in a compartment in a motor vehicle. The compartment is electromagnetically shielded against the emission of radio signals from the mobile telephone. The system includes a connector for transmitting an antenna signal from an antenna of the motor vehicle to the mobile telephone,... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090305747 - Apparatus for filtering a reference voltage and mobile phones comprising such apparatus: Apparatus (40) comprising a voltage input (49) for applying an unfiltered voltage (V_unfil) and a current input (48) for receiving a bias current (Ib) from a current source. The apparatus (40) further comprises a differential filtering resistive circuit with a first current mirror (44) and a second current mirror (43),... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20090305748 - Holding apparatus accommodating a mobile telephone provided with a specific cable comprising a device for controlling charging: The invention relates to a holding device comprising a receiving system for receiving a mobile telephone (30, 30′) provided with a device fort the wireless transmission of data and voice signals. Said holding device comprises a housing (1), an interface for a handsfree device, and a device for controlling the... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.

20090305749 - Wireless communication apparatus capable of reducing power consumption and related apparatus: An RF transmitter for a wireless communication device for reducing power consumption of the wireless communication device includes an RF signal generation unit for generating an RF signal, a power converter for adjusting voltage of a DC power according to a first control signal and outputting the DC power, a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090305750 - Electronic device, cradle device, and audio system: An electronic device able to provide audio the same as that in a case where the electronic device is not placed in an audio output region of a speaker even in a case where the electronic device is placed in that region is provided. A cradle device 3 is provided... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090305752 - Housing and clip assembly for portable electronics device: The subject matter described herein includes a housing and clip assembly for a portable electronics device. According to one aspect of the subject matter described herein, a housing for a portable electronics device is provided. The housing includes a housing member for holding components of a portable electronics device. The... Agent: Sandisk Corporation Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P.A.

20090305751 - Qwerty-keyboard for mobile communication devices: The invention relates to a mobile communication device, with a casing and a keypad comprising a plurality of keys and a plurality of rotatable key elements comprising a protrusion. Each key element is adapted to depress a first key in a first direction, when rotated in a first rotating direction,... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090305753 - Rotary cover mechanism for portable electronic devices: A rotary mechanism includes a base (10), a cover (30), a torsion spring (40) and a locking module (20). The rotary cover is rotatably mounted to the base. Two ends of the torsion spring are fixed with the base and the cover, respectively. The locking module limits the cover from... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090305755 - Antenna assembly of mobile terminal: An antenna assembly of a mobile terminal is provided. The antenna assembly of a mobile terminal includes: a main antenna disposed at a side of the mobile terminal; a first coupling antenna coupled to the main antenna in a first mechanical state of the mobile terminal; and a second coupling... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090305754 - Slide mechanism for slide-type terminal device: A slide mechanism includes a rear cover, a front cover slidably attached to the rear cover, a resilient member for creating an elastic force to make the front cover slide relative to the rear cover, and an operating module. The resilient member is connected between the rear cover and the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

  
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