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Telecommunications June invention type 06/10

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20100159822 - Apparatus and method for providing mbms in wireless communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for providing a Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service (MBMS) in a wireless communication system, e.g., a 3rd-Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Long-Term Evolution (LTE)-Advanced mobile communication system. The method for providing an MBMS in a mobile communication system includes: multiplexing MBMS traffic channels providing MBMS... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100159823 - Explosion proof communications relay and communications system: A wireless communication system for use in an explosive environment includes at least a pair of explosion-proof communication relay modules which relay communication to mobile communication devices in locations beyond the reach of normal wireless communications with base station antennas. The explosion-proof communication relay modules include features to preclude the... Agent: The Marbury Law Group, PLLC

20100159825 - Scanning apparatus and method in a multi-hop relay broadband wireless access communication system: A scanning apparatus and method in a multi-hop relay Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) communication system are provided. In the scanning method, a Mobile Subscriber Station (MSS) sends a scan request message requesting scanning to a Base Station (BS) via a Relay Station (RS). The BS sends a scan response message... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100159824 - System and method for controlling a mobile repeater: A system and method for controlling a mobile repeater are provided. The method includes determining a signal level for each of a plurality communication sites adjacent the repeater. The method further includes assigning a communication frequency to the repeater based on the determined signal levels for the plurality of communication... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Fox Rothschild, LLP

20100159826 - Radio frequency circuit for a wireless signal transceiver and related wireless signal transceiver: A radio-frequency circuit for a wireless signal transceiver is disclosed. The wireless signal transceiver is utilized for receiving a first wireless signal and transforming the first wireless signal into a second wireless signal. The radio-frequency circuit includes a transmission line including a first end and a second end, a reception... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100159828 - Underwater communications system: An underwater communications system is provided that transmits electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals to a remote receiver. The transmitter includes a data input. A digital data compressor compresses data to be transmitted. A modulator modulates compressed data onto a carrier signal. An electrically insulated, magnetic coupled antenna transmits the compressed, modulated... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20100159827 - Underwater remote sensing: An underwater communications system is provided that transmits electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals to a remote receiver. The transmitter includes a data input. A digital data compressor compresses data to be transmitted. A modulator modulates compressed data onto a carrier signal. An electrically insulated, magnetic coupled antenna transmits the compressed, modulated... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20100159829 - Tightly-coupled near-field communication-link connector-replacement chips: Tightly-coupled near-field transmitter/receiver pairs are deployed such that the transmitter is disposed at a terminal portion of a first conduction path, the receiver is disposed at a terminal portion of a second conduction path, the transmitter and receiver are disposed in close proximity to each other, and the first conduction... Agent: Raymond J. Werner

20100159831 - Communication apparatus and method for controlling the communication apparatus: A method for controlling a communication apparatus includes communicating with an external device through close proximity wireless communication, receiving a remote control signal transmitted from a remote controller, storing a remote control setting which enables or disables an operation of the remote controller, making a determination as to whether a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100159830 - In-headset conference calling: Systems and methods for establishing conference calls using a headset are presented. The headset includes a wireless communications transceiver operable to form a first local wireless link with a first local telephone in communication with a first far end telephone user and a second local wireless link with a second... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal

20100159832 - Methods for managing communications of a wireless communications network, corresponding storage means and devices: A method for managing communications in a wireless communications network comprising a set of pairs constituted by a sender device and a receiver device, each of the devices having a determined area of communications coverage, the coverage areas of each pair having a mutual intersection area. Such a method comprises... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100159835 - Biological sample measuring apparatus and biological sample measuring system including same: A wireless blood glucose meter (2) has a blood glucose level detector (21), a transmitter (22), a receiver (23), a storage component (24), and a transmission power determiner (25). Whether or not an acknowledge signal has been received and the transmission power when the transmitter (22) has transmitted a blood... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100159833 - Headset locator device: A mobile telephone may aid a user in locating a lost wireless headset. The mobile telephone may include a processor and a user interface. The processor may receive data indicative of a quality (e.g., wireless signal strength) related to a proximity between the mobile telephone and the wireless headset. The... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100159834 - Selection of a paired device from a wireless headset: An apparatus and method are provided for operably coupling a headset to one of a plurality of paired audio gateway devices. In one example, a headset includes a processor, an acoustic transducer, and an audio gateway selector operably coupled to the processor, the selector capable of providing a signal for... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal

20100159836 - Automatic present tuning using rds protocol: An automatic preset following system for use with portable multimedia playback devices. The system uses RDS protocols including, at a minimum, AF and PI. Apparatus include an RDS enabled FM transmitter for use with a portable multimedia playback device, the transmitter having a user interface with buttons for presetting the... Agent: Stainbrook & Stainbrook, LLP

20100159839 - Method and apparatus for reducing link interference by a link between a user equipment component and an access network component: A method and apparatus are described for reducing link interference by a link between a user equipment component and an access network component. The user equipment component and access network component are connected by links over dedicated channels in respective directions, the link channel power in the first direction being... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100159837 - Own transmitter interference tolerant transceiver and receiving methods: 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

20100159838 - Uplink multi-cell signal processing for interference suppression: A node (e.g., base station, signal processing unit) is described herein that includes a symbol detector and a method which are capable of suppressing interference caused by one user device (which may be in softer handoff mode) to reduce performance degradation to other intra-cell user devices and/or other inter-cell user... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100159840 - Antenna diversity to improve proximity detection using rssi: A method and apparatus for determining proximity of a mobile radio relative to its base radio. Antenna diversity is utilized to provide improved proximity detection, such as NEAR state or FAR state, of the mobile radio relative to its base radio.... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal

20100159841 - Characterization of co-channel interference in a wireless communication system, in particular a cellular radio communication system: A method for characterizing interference in a radio communication system including a plurality of user equipment communicating with transceiver stations, includes: determining quantities indicative of interference (attenuation or power) experienced by a transceiver station interfered by interfering user equipment; and exchanging between transceiver stations information based on these quantities and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100159843 - Wireless communication device capable of measuring quality of wireless signal at variable time intervals: A wireless communication device is disclosed in which signal quality values C[t] of a wireless signal received by the wireless communication device is successively measured at variable time intervals Δt, mean value μ of the successively-measured signal quality values C[t] is calculated, standard deviation σ of the successively-measured signal quality... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100159842 - Wireless distance measurement system and wireless distance measurement method: A wireless distance measurement system and a wireless distance measurement method that measure the distance between a base station and a terminal without clock synchronization between a plurality of base stations, and without requiring input of the position relationships between a plurality of base stations. Clock phase shift section (210)... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100159844 - Radio communication device and radio communication method: A radio communication device according to the present invention is a radio communication device which adaptively controls directivity of transmission radio signals by use of a plurality of element antennas on the basis of received radio signals received from a counterpart radio communication device that is a communication target radio... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100159845 - System for facilitating beam training: A system for configuring antenna systems for selecting directional communication signals corresponding to other apparatuses. Apparatuses having activities that require directional wireless communication may search for other apparatuses that can fulfill these requirements. This search may include, for example, the transmission of wireless messages requesting a set of communication beams... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20100159846 - Systems and methods for configuring and operating a wireless control system in a vehicle for activation of a remote device: Control systems for mounting in a vehicle and for transmitting a signal to a receiver associated with a device for opening or closing a movable barrier when the receiver receives an authorized signal are provided.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100159847 - Information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body, a display unit rotatably attached to the main body via a coupling portion, first and second antennas provided in the display unit, a first mixing/distributing device provided in the display unit, first and second wireless communication modules provided... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100159848 - System and method for saturation detection, correction and recovery in a polar transmitter: A system for saturation detection, correction and recovery in a power amplifier includes a power amplifier, a closed power control loop configured to develop a power control signal (VPC), and power control circuitry configured to reduce the power control signal if the power amplifier is operating in a saturation mode.... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20100159849 - Apparatus and method for providing communications and connection-oriented services to devices: An apparatus and method for providing communications and connection-oriented services to devices are provided. According to one aspect, an interface device for providing communications between a first device and a second comprises an input, logic, and an output. The input of the interface device receives data in a first format... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159850 - Remote control method of an electronic device by a portable communication device: A remote control method by a portable communication device, comprises steps of providing said portable communication device with a remote control module, a RF module embedded in said portable communication device for wireless vocal communication; a built-in display embedded in said portable communication device for display, a memory embedded in... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100159851 - Wireless transmitting/receiving device: In a wireless transmitting/receiving device of TDD system etc., a transmission signal is detected on the transmitting side in a specified transmission period, a signal reflected from an antenna through a circulator is detected on the receiving side in the transmission period and a reception signal is detected on the... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100159852 - Wireless home: A multipurpose transceiver based on internet protocol addressing, designed in conjunction with two different satellite dish antenna setups one wireless and the other wired. The transceiver receives signals such as radio or microwaves from space satellites, cell towers, surveillance cameras and transmitters at specified frequencies and utilizes the different frequency... Agent: Brown & Michaels, PC 400 M & T Bank Building

20100159853 - Electronic amplification device with current mirror for integrated power amplifiers: The disclosure relates to an electronic differential amplification device integrated on a semiconductor chip. The device may include first and second transistors having respective source terminals connected to a first potential, and drain terminals to receive a first differential current signal. The device may include third and fourth transistors having... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20100159854 - Method and apparatus for adaptively controlling received power of multi-antenna radio channel measurement equipment: Provided is an apparatus for adaptively controlling a received power of a multi-antenna radio channel measurement equipment, the apparatus including: a plurality of antennas to receive a measurement signal; a switch unit comprising a plurality of switches to input the measurement signal; a switch control unit to control the plurality... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100159856 - Distortion compensator, distortion compensation method, and transmitter: A distortion compensator for reducing a level of a distortion component included in an output analog signal of an amplifier, includes: an A/D converter to convert the output analog signal of the amplifier into a digital output signal; a comparator to generate a distortion characteristic of the amplifier based on... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100159855 - Techniques for pre-distorting transmitted signals for a transmitter device: Techniques for sending and receiving signals include pre-distorting signals before transmission across a communication path. The signals are pre-distorted as a function of a distortion on the communication path. In one embodiments, transmitter a broadcasts to receiver b and there is also a transmitter b broadcasting to receiver a. This... Agent: Sony C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100159857 - Enhancing antenna performance in rf devices: Method and apparatus for improving RF signal performance of a battery-operated handheld device includes RF isolating the battery from DC-powered circuitry and actively incorporating the battery in RF signal transfers with respect to an RF antenna.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100159859 - Method and system for frequency control in a frequency shifting repeater: Aspects of a method and system for frequency control in a frequency shifting repeater are provided. In this regard, a reference frequency may be divided to generate a first pair of local oscillator (LO) signals, the first pair of LO signals may be divided to generate a second pair of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100159858 - Strong signal tolerant ofdm receiver and receiving methods: Circuits and methods are disclosed for compensating for received signal distortion caused by non-linearities in wideband receivers. An exemplary receiver includes a distortion waveform generator configured to approximate non-linear response characteristics of a downconverter circuit used to downconvert the received radio frequency signal. The resulting estimated distortion waveform is filtered,... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100159860 - Method for displaying other stations now playing list: In accordance with example embodiments of the present invention, a method and a corresponding apparatus are described comprising receiving, at a radio receiver, a broadcast program. At another radio receiver, supplementary data related to at least one other broadcast program is received, and at least a part of the received... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100159861 - Delta-theta frequency estimation: Systems, devices, processors, and methods are described which may be used for the reception of a wireless broadband signal at a user terminal from a gateway via satellite. A physical layer header may be identified, the header including a number of subcode blocks. A phase may be estimated for each... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc. (client #017018)

20100159862 - Method and apparatus for frequency control in wireless communications: The automatic frequency correction value applied by a receiver is altered to minimize long-term drift of a path delay profile. In one embodiment, the phase or timing error resulting from constant frequency corrections is accumulated, and an estimated frequency correction value is selectively quantized into an actual frequency correction value... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100159863 - Apparatus and method for performing attenuation function in cable broadcast receiver: An apparatus and a method for performing an attenuation function on a signal using an attenuator in a cable broadcast receiver having a Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) that does not perform an attenuation function on a signal are provided. In the method, an input Radio Frequency (RF) signal is tuned,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100159864 - Rf reception system with programmable impedance matching networks and methods for use therewith: An RF communication device provides impedance matching by generating a frequency selection signal. A plurality of programmable impedance matching networks, coupled to an antenna, and formed by a plurality of off-chip impedance matching components, a first on-chip adjustable impedance and a second on-chip adjustable impedance are programmed. The programming includes... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100159865 - Interference cancellation for reconfigurable direct rf bandpass sampling interference cancellation: Sampling may be employed to cancel an analog input radio frequency (RF) signal by using an upconverted analog cancellation RF signal to cancel the analog input RF signal at the sample instances. At least two sampling paths may be employed, a signal path and a cancel path, and direct RF... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100159866 - Systems and methods for interference cancellation: Systems and methods for interference cancellation in which a first signal having a first frequency may be cancelled with a second frequency having a second and different (e.g., lower) frequency by employing sampling to cancel the first signal with the separate signal at the sample instances.... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100159867 - Rf reception system and integrated circuit with programmable filter and methods for use therewith: An integrated circuit includes an on-chip filter component that forms a programmable bandpass filter with the at least one off-chip bandpass filter component. The programmable bandpass filter is programmable based on a control signal. An RF receiver generates inbound data in response to a received signal from the programmable bandpass... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100159870 - Optimized emergency alert message delivery: An apparatus, method and system for providing an emergency alert message in a communication system. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a transceiver (250) configured to receive an alert of an emergency message on a plurality of broadcast subchannels and to receive at least one message segment associated with the... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100159868 - System and method for emergency reporting: A determination is made as to whether a first channel is communicatively coupled to a communication network. The first communication channel is configured to preferentially transmit emergency messages to the communication network. When the first communication channel is not communicatively coupled to the communication network, a second communication channel and... Agent: Continental Automotives Systems, Inc. Patents & Licenses

20100159869 - Vehicle telematics communication for well-being checks: A method and system for attempting contact with a person via a vehicle telematics unit. The method carried out by the system involves receiving a request for well-being check of a person, placing a call to that person's vehicle, and performing a well-being check if the person answers the call.... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20100159871 - Predictive notification system for emergency services: A predictive notification system identifies certain mobile devices in a wireless telecommunications network that are likely to be within a predetermined geographical area of interest during a predetermined period of time. The identified location/time pair may be one that is associated with or affected by a particular event (e.g., emergency,... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100159873 - Method and system for international roaming and call bridging: Disclosed is an enhanced system and method for bridging calls across telecommunications networks, including an illustrative application of the invention as it relates to international roaming among prepaid wireless subscribers. For instance, whenever wireless subscribers roam internationally they may invoke the system by keying in an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data... Agent: Perry & Currier Inc.

20100159872 - Mobile device website visitor metric system and method: Visits to a website or the like by mobile devices may be logged and counted based upon a subscriber ID or a session ID. If content is accessed via a carrier site, and a subscriber ID is available for the mobile device, the subscriber ID is used to record and... Agent: Patrick S. Yoder

20100159874 - Device rotation for sim selection: A device having multiple configurations, wherein each configuration allows operation of the device according to features that may be different than other configurations. Each of the configurations is controlled by a separate SIM card. The device is configured to select an operating configuration, and associated SIM card, in response to... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100159876 - System and method to provision a mobile device: A system and method for enabling functions on a primary mobile device from a secondary mobile device are described. The primary mobile device is configured to enable at least selected functions of the mobile communications device if authorization information is received at the primary mobile device at periodic intervals of... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100159875 - Telephone handset contact list synchronization: A method comprises a first telephone handset selecting a second telephone handset as an approved contact exchange partner. The first telephone handset and the second telephone handset comprise contact information organized in a database. The first telephone handset establishes a telephone call between the first telephone handset and the second... Agent: Ibm Corporation (pec) C/o Patrick E. Caldwell, Esq.

20100159880 - Apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium for securely providing communications between devices and networks: An apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium for securely providing communications between devices and networks are provided. According to one aspect of the invention, an interface device for providing communications between a first communications network and a device associated with a second communications network comprises an input, an output, logic, and... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159881 - Electronic apparatus and controlling method: A method for controlling a stop and a recovery of a communication function for performing external communication, the method includes acquiring an operation condition of a main body of the computer while the communication function is stopped, determining whether the communication function is recoverable based on the acquired operation condition,... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20100159877 - Intelligent network access controller and method: An intelligent network access controller for use with a wireless network that provides communications services to subscribers having wireless communications devices includes a multi-protocol interface for receiving and sending digital messaging by the wireless communications devices; an identification module that determines an identity of a wireless communications device; an access... Agent: Andrews Kurth LLP

20100159879 - Intelligent network access controller and method: An intelligent network access controller for use with a wireless network that provides communications services to subscribers having wireless communications devices includes a multi-protocol interface for receiving and sending digital messaging by the wireless communications devices; an identification module that determines an identity of a wireless communications device; an access... Agent: Thompson Coburn LLP

20100159882 - Method, system and apparatus for negotiating security capabilities during movement of ue: A method for negotiating security capabilities during movement of a User Equipment (UE) includes the following steps: a target network entity receives a Routing Area Update (RAU) Request from the UE; the entity obtains Authentication Vector (AV)-related keys deduced according to a root key, and sends the selected security algorithm... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc. Ipr & Standards Department

20100159878 - System and method for protecting private information of uicc: Provided are a system and method for protecting private information of UICC. The system includes an initialization management server and a short message service center. The initialization management server generates an initialization station incoming message which includes an initialization command for initializing private information stored in a UICC according to... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100159883 - Message content management system: Systems (and corresponding methodologies) capable of searching, pre-searching, fetching and pre-fetching multi-media content for inclusion into an SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Message Service), IM (Instant Message) or other message type based upon predictive- and rules-based searching techniques are provided. The systems can predict or infer an in-process message,... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159884 - Method of determining a location of a mobile device and method of managing a list for use in such a method: The invention relates to a method of determining a location of a mobile device for use in a first communication network and a second communication network. The mobile device is camped on a cellular base station in the second communication network. According to the method, a list of records of... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100159885 - Method of determining a location of a mobile device and method of managing a list for use in such a method: The invention relates to a method of determining a location of a mobile device for use in a first communication network and a second communication network. The mobile device is camped on a cellular base station in the second communication network. According to the method, a list of records of... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100159887 - System and method for providing message notification: A method for providing message notification in a wireless network includes receiving from a subscriber a message that is to be sent over the wireless network, receiving from the subscriber a requested notification type and a requested notification destination, processing the requested notification type and the requested notification destination, and... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159886 - Systems and methods for updating voicemail with selective establishment of pdp contexts and data sessions: A method for updating voicemail data at least partially stored at a device (30) can include obtaining a command to update the voicemail data at a device (30). The device (30) can activate a data session through which voicemail data can be downloaded to the device (30). In some embodiments,... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159891 - Enhanced messaging with language translation feature: A method (400) for creating and managing a distribution list can include creating a distribution list (410) at a voicemail system. The distribution list can include at least one recipient and at least one language preference for one or more of the at least one recipients. The method can further... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159893 - User-controlled routing of phone calls to voicemail: In accordance with one or more aspects, a notification of an incoming phone call is received from a phone system. An indication of the incoming phone call is presented to a user, and the user can control the incoming phone call in different manners. The user can request to delay... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100159890 - Video greetings for voicemail systems: A method for operating a voicemail system (110) can include receiving a call (302, 502) at the voicemail system (110), wherein the call originates from a calling party device (106), determining if the calling party device (106) is compatible with a video greeting feature (306, 506), sending a video greeting... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159892 - Visual manipulation of audio: A mobile communication device displays, via a display, an audio waveform associated with a voicemail received by the mobile communication device, and receives selection and sustained contact with the audio waveform from a user associated with the mobile communication device. The device also enlarges a portion of the audio waveform... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100159889 - Voicemail archival and forwarding functionality for communications networks and devices: A voicemail system (18, 24) includes a memory (36, 62) and a processor (32, 60). The memory (36, 62) can store data relating to one or more users. An incoming communication can be handled by the voicemail system (18, 24) and provided with functionality based upon a user's preferences, for... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159888 - Voicemail forwarding functionality for communications networks: A voicemail system (18, 30) includes a memory (38, 64) and a processor (34, 62). The memory (38, 64) can store data relating to one or more users. An incoming communication can be handled by the voicemail system (18, 30) and provided with functionality based upon a user's preferences, for... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159896 - Apparatus and method for dynamically displaying services recommended based on context-awareness in mobile terminal: Disclosed is a technology of dynamically displaying services recommended based on context-awareness. A mobile terminal suitable for dynamically displaying services recommended based on context-awareness includes: a notice information receiver to receive value-added service notice information regarding at least one recommended value-added service from a value-added service recommending server; a menu... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100159902 - Call intercept methods, such as for customer self-support on a mobile device: A method for intercepting calls from a remote or mobile device for customer self-support detects when users or subscribers dial one or more predetermined numbers. If the number corresponds to one of the predetermined numbers (such as a customer support number), the phone may intercept the call and display a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100159900 - Data transmission/reception system that informs a user that image data has been transmitted: A data transmission/reception system provides the recipient of image data with flexible options for handling the image data. The system transmits notification mail to a cellular phone owned by the recipient when transmitting facsimile data from a transmitting facsimile machine to a receiving facsimile machine. The recipient transmits a command... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100159899 - In-band provisioning for a closed subscriber group: In-band provisioning enables subscribers to manually provision themselves via an access point at which the subscribers would not otherwise be allowed access. For example, a subscriber may be temporarily accepted by a restricted access point (e.g., an access point that belongs to a closed subscriber group). The subscriber is then... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100159901 - Method and apparatus for line selection in a communication device: The present invention includes embodiments of an apparatus and method for selecting a line from two or more lines on a communication device. The communication device comprises a display module, an input module, a line selection module, and a communication module for making a call over a network to a... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100159897 - Method and system for providing transfer service between mobile terminal and telematics terminal: The present invention relates to method and system for releasing terminal switching between a mobile terminal and a telematics terminal, and the method according to the present invention comprises receiving from the mobile terminal a terminal switching release request including an identification code representing terminal switching release; restoring information of... Agent: Jones Day

20100159894 - Method of communicating business contact information to a wireless user: A method for providing business services to a customer via a wireless device used by the customer. The method includes asking a customer for a wireless telephone number associated with a wireless device used by the customer, receiving the wireless telephone number, storing the wireless telephone number, and sending the... Agent: General Motors Corporation C/o Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20100159895 - Providing enhanced edge services to devices in femtozones: The present disclosure is directed to providing enhanced edge services to devices in femtozones. In some implementations, a method includes receiving a request associated with a communication session with a femtozone area. The femtozone area includes a plurality of communication devices communicably coupled to a femtocell device and associated in... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100159898 - Services platform for networked devices that provide telephony and digital media services: Telephony and digital media services may be provided to a plurality of locations, such as to a plurality of homes and offices, though the deployment of telephony and digital media services devices to the locations, wherein each device is configured to function as a voice, data and media information center.... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global

20100159903 - Personalized mobile data enhancement: A method for the personalized enhancement of a mobile device data comprises acquiring from the World Wide Web, through a mobile device, information relevant to said mobile device's data and displaying said updated information at the time and in a manner compatible with the user's pattern of use of the... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.

20100159904 - System and method for providing content to a mobile device: A method of providing content to a mobile device includes accessing data provided by an information management application running on a mobile device using a processing circuit, accessing location data for the mobile device using the processing circuit, and triggering a display of a generic notification using the processing circuit... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100159905 - Method of selecting an application installed on a secured module, an associated terminal and an associated security module: The invention consists in a method of selecting an application from a plurality of applications installed in a security module, which method is adapted to dialogue with a communicating device and includes a preliminary configuration step (E0) including a step of determining at least one group of applications with which... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100159906 - Advanced call forwarding user interface for mobile communication device: A call forwarding user interface for a mobile communication device provides selective access to pre-stored identifying data (e.g., an address book) for a user to define one or more call forwarding destinations for predetermined call forwarding conditions. Call forwarding profiles of such identifying data may also be defined and stored... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100159910 - Apparatus and method for adaptive multimedia reception and transmission in communication environments: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for configuration of adaptive integrated circuitry, to provide one or more operating modes or other functionality in a communication device, such as a cellular telephone, a GSM telephone, another type of mobile telephone or mobile station, or any other type of media... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100159908 - Apparatus and method for modifying device configuration based on environmental information: A system for reconfiguring a mobile device based on environmental input is disclosed. The mobile device uses various components, including camera, microphone, and accelerometer, to gather data about the local environment. The system uses these components, separately or together, to determine the level of activity of the local environment. If... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100159907 - Dynamic configurable transaction system: The present invention relates to the field of electronic transactions and more particularly concerns a dynamic configurable transaction system capable of dynamically configuring a transaction terminal and dynamically processing a transactional operation, as well as to a method associated thereto. There is provided a dynamic configurable transaction system enabling a... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100159909 - Personalized cloud of mobile tasks: A dynamically created and automatically updated personalized cloud of mobile tasks may be displayed on an interactive visual display via a personalized cloud generator application. The personalized cloud generator application may receive and/or capture information representing a mobile task performed by a mobile computing device user. The personalized cloud generator... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100159911 - Remote locking arrangements for electronic devices: The invention broadly contemplates locking methods and arrangements for electronic devices, including laptop personal computing (PC) devices. The invention provides methods and arrangements for authorizing remote devices, such as cellular phones, to control the locking of electronic devices, such as laptop PCs. After receipt of a lock message from an... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20100159912 - Remote management method and system for wirelesss communication terminal: A remote management method for a terminal supporting a mobile broadcast service is provided. The terminal receives a service guide with a terminal function management condition from a mobile broadcast service broadcasting server, stores and processes the service guide, and delivers a service subscription request to the mobile broadcast service... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100159913 - Remote ring tone control using ussd: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to a USSD assisted remote ring tone control service allowing a first mobile device to remotely add a ring tone and activate the ring tone of a second mobile device. A first mobile device contains a remote ring-tone control logic. The remote... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159915 - Mechanism of providing information to caller by temporarily pausing the call initiation request: A method, a network base station, and a user device for pausing a communication connection initiation are disclosed. A processor 210 may begin a communication connection initiation between an origin user device and a target user device. The processor 210 may pause the communication connection initiation. A transceiver 240 may... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100159914 - Radio communication system: A transmitting station (TS), for transmitting a plurality of symbols of a data signal in a communication system, comprises a process module (PM) arranged for adding subset of the symbols of the data signal to symbols of a predetermined signal prior to proceed to transmission of the data signal.... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLP

20100159916 - Reducing radio frequency radiation intensity near users of a cellular network: A communication system, a mediator relay transceiver and a method for reducing cellular radiation intensity near users. A mediator relay transceiver is arranged to connect via an internal communication link to mobile communication device exhibiting short range communication capabilities and is connected via cellular communication links to cellular networks. User... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20100159917 - System and method for femtocell reselection: A system and method for detecting the failure of a user's femto cell and automatically reselecting a neighboring femto cell to establish temporary communications until the user's femto cell returns to operation. The neighboring femto cell selected for use is based on signal strength and configuration parameters related to limitations... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159918 - System and method for providing broadcast services in broadband wireless access system: Disclosed are a system and method for providing broadcast services in a broadband wireless access system. According to an exemplary embodiment, by allowing a terminal to receive broadcast service data using carrier information that is used to provide a broadcast service received from a base station and performing other communication... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100159919 - Method of reporting radio access technology capability and related apparatus: A method of reporting RAT capability for a mobile device of a wireless communication system includes including capability information only associated with a first RAT in a capability reporting message of the first RAT, and transmitting the capability reporting message to a network of a second RAT via the second... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100159921 - Method of reporting channel state: A method of reporting a channel state for a plurality of bands includes transmitting channel quality indicators (CQIs) for the respective bands, and transmitting CQI variation information, wherein the CQI variation information comprises CQI up/down information indicating whether the CQIs of the respective bands collectively increase or decrease and a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100159920 - System for monitoring radiation intensity of electromagnetic wave of a mobile phone: A system for monitoring radiation intensity of electromagnetic wave of a mobile phone has a systematic part which includes an antenna duplexer, a central processing unit, a radio frequency processing unit disposed between the antenna duplexer and the central processing unit, a power amplify circuit connected between the central processing... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100159922 - Systems, methods and computer program products for mobility management in hybrid satellite/terrestrial wireless communications systems: Apparatus, methods and computer program products that support inter-PLMN coordination in registration and handover operations are provided. Hysteresis is introduced in registration of radioterminals in a hybrid terrestrial/satellite mobile communications environment. Inter-PLMN handover techniques are provided, including techniques for coordination of communication of timing information and traffic channel controls.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100159923 - Communication system and communication method: A communication system and communication method with which an incoming call processing can be prevented from falling into a loop state when a communication mode for the incoming call destination is determined. When an inquiry reception unit receives an inquiry signal representing an incoming call destination inquiry from a GMSC,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100159924 - Imsi handling system: The invention relates to an International Mobile Subscriber Identity, IMSI, handling system (1) for a cellular telephone network. An MS (MS) comprises a first switching device (2) arranged to switch IMSI from said IMSI in use to a 5 new IMSI. The system comprises an HLR (HLR) associated with a... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100159926 - Method and system for handling a faulty registration for a mobile communications device: A method and system for handling a faulty registration for a subscriber with a mobile communication device in a communications network. A faulty registration comprises a registration missing identification information or having a field that is missing an identifier or other form of information. The method and system comprise selecting... Agent: Bennett Jones LLP

20100159925 - Method and system for retry of packet data calls: A method and system for retry of a packet data call. The method can include the steps of attempting (210) an IP registration with a mobile unit (110) to make a packet data call using a first protocol on a network (120) that employs both the first protocol and a... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100159927 - Cell search method and base station: The present invention relates to a cell search method for a multiband radio communication system including a mobile station and multiple base stations. The method includes the steps of: classifying base station information into multiple first categories on the basis of a cell size of each base station, the base... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100159928 - Method of handling cell selection for in a wireless communication system and related mobile device: A method of handling cell selection for a mobile device in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes when the mobile device has a radio resource control (RRC) connection with a cell and receives access barring information corresponding to a barred state of another cell, ignoring the access... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100159930 - Base station and method for vertical tilt antenna beam sweeping: A base station and method are described herein that vertically sweeps an antenna beam within a cell to improve the signal quality at scheduled times for a user terminal located within a coverage area of the cell. In one embodiment, the method improves a signal quality for a user terminal... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100159929 - Method and apparatus for improving success rate and time of call setup for a mobile station experiencing high interference: A method and apparatus may improve success rate and time of call-setup while a mobile station is experiencing high interference. The method checks (255) if a mobile station is experiencing high-interference. This may occur when the mobile station fails to decode a paging channel of a serving cell (235) to... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100159932 - Method and system for controlling handover based on wireless link quality: A method and system for controlling handover based on a quality of a wireless link of a mobile terminal is provided. The method includes requesting the mobile terminal to measure a quality of a wireless link, receiving a report message about a measured wireless link quality from the mobile terminal,... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100159933 - Method for evolved multimedia broadcast/multicast service: According to an Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (E-MBMS) service method of the present invention, an E-MBMS service is received from a first base station. If neighbor cell MBMS control information is modified in the first base station, MBMS paging information, including a factor informing that the neighbor cell MBMS... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100159931 - System and method for inferring wireless trajectories in a cellular telephone network: A device includes a processor configured to determine a number of users in each of a plurality of wireless telephone cells of a trajectory in a wireless telephone network. The processor is also configured to determine handoff data between each adjacent pair of the wireless telephone cells, and to determine... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lna Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159934 - Controlling handover: A method for controlling a handover and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus includes an interface to communicate with mobile units and a processing unit to determine a need for a mobile unit having more than one ongoing service connection to execute a handover and to send a handover command... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100159939 - Bit calculation method and apparatus for pdsch transmission: Provided is a bit calculation method, which accurately and easily calculates how many bits are transmitted by codeword per PDSCH in advance before a modulator performs modulation by TTI unit on a PCH or a DL-SCH transferred by a TrCH encoder, in a base-station modulator applied to an LTE-advanced system.... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100159937 - Channel quality feedback mechanism and method: Methods and apparatus are presented for improving the feedback of channel information to a serving base station, which allows a reduction in the reverse link load while allowing the base station to improve the forward link data throughput. Over a channel quality indicator channel, three subchannels are generated; the re-synch... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100159938 - Control channel managing apparatus, control channel searching apparatus, and control channel allocation method: There are provided a control channel managing apparatus of a base station, a control channel searching apparatus of a user equipment (UE) and a control channel allocating method in a mobile communication system. When an aggregation level is high and a plurality of UEs having the same starting address of... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100159940 - Methods and apparatus for flexible spectrum allocation in communication systems: The disclosed embodiments provide for methods and systems for flexibly allocating a shared frequency spectrum to a plurality of users, the spectrum may have a first number of segments, each segment having a second number of clusters associated with a certain sector/cell. In one aspect, a method for flexibly allocating... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100159935 - System and method for resource allocation: An access node comprising a processor configured to promote allocation of a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) resource to a relay node. The PDCCH resource is configured for use by the relay node. The access node is further configured to exclusively control allocation of the PDCCH resource.... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown

20100159936 - Using mobile communication devices to facilitate coordinating use of resources: System(s), method(s), and device(s) that facilitate managing resources associated with communication devices are presented. A mobile device(s) at cell edge identifies its in-use resource blocks (RBs) to a neighbor base station, or in-use RBs of a neighbor base station to the serving base station. In the former instance, the neighbor... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159948 - Adaptive networking for power savings: An adaptive networking system for power savings which applies to distributed computing systems includes a computing device which runs Adaptive Networking Component software which analyzes, obtains and maintains reliable network connection(s) to one or more mobile device(s) containing cooperating similar software. An Adaptive Networking Component provides power optimized, reliable network... Agent: Robert Platt Bell Registered Patent Attorney

20100159942 - Call enhancement with localized information: A phone call is enhanced by the addition of localized information. In an example embodiment, a call is placed between a first device and a second wireless device. The call enhancement system is employed to determine a specific geographic location of the second wireless device. The system then abstracts the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100159946 - Configuration of telephony services for phone based on user location: Telephony features for a phone are configured based on the location of a user of the phone. A system receives location data corresponding to a location of the phone. An operational mode is selected from stored operational modes based on the location data. The operational mode of the user phone... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gt Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159945 - Femto cell visitation history for location based services: System(s) and method(s) are provided for collection and communication of data on handset attachment procedure, or visitation, to one or more femto cells to provide location information. A mobility component receives actual subscriber and femto access point (AP) attachment signaling and extracts visitation data that facilitates generation of real-time or... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159941 - Method and apparatus for determining whether a device is suitable for operating at an incidence location: A method and apparatus for determining whether a device is suitable for operating at an incidence location enables effective deployment of devices in a wireless communication network. The method includes identifying a location of the device in the wireless communication network. Next, a state of charge of a battery of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100159943 - Method and system for providing location-based information to a group of mobile user agents: A method and system for providing location-based information to a group of mobile user agents. A group of mobile user agents may be identified based at least in part on agent information for each of the mobile user agents in the group. The location information may indicate a location for... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100159949 - Method of determining a location of a mobile device and method of managing a list for use in such a method: Methods of determining a location of a mobile device in a first communication network are presented. The mobile device is in communication with a cellular base station in a second communication network. First, access points within the first communication network are detected with the mobile device. Then, one or more... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100159947 - Position calculating method and position calculating device: A position calculating method performed by a position calculating device carried with or mounted on a mobile body and moving with the mobile body, includes: receiving a positioning signal from a positioning satellite; calculating a position based on the received positioning signal; intermittently operating a sensor unit which detects moving... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100159950 - Radio communication base station device, radio communication terminal device, and gap generation method: It is possible to provide a radio communication base station device, a radio communication terminal device, and a radio communication method which reduce a signaling load and perform flexible gap allocation. A target gap length generation unit (120) uses gap parameter configuration information acquired from a gap parameter generation unit... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100159944 - Selective caching of real time messaging threads: A method is provided to process data in a wireless data exchange. The method includes exchanging data between two or more wireless devices in real time and opening a thread of communications between the wireless devices, where the thread includes one or more data exchanges between the wireless devices. When... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159951 - Signal comparison-based location determining method: At least one portable RF communications device in conjunction with at least two fixed-location service-area antenna stations respectively capable of RF communication with the at least one device performs the steps of: (I) using a portable device at a selected location to measure RF communications signals from the plurality of... Agent: John Alexander Galbreath

20100159953 - Method and system to locate an object: A computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for handling identification information emitted by a radio frequency device, and a radio frequency device for emitting identification information. The method receives and stores identification information transmitted by the radio frequency device, retrieves the identification information from the first mobile communication device,... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100159952 - System and method for providing position correction data: System and method for providing position correction data over a data communications network. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request for a mobile device over a data communications network, wherein the request includes a user identification. The method may further include receiving geographic position of the mobile device,... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100159955 - Method and apparatus for providing location-based information: A method and apparatus for providing location-based information to a wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless communication device receives its geographic position information and provides its geographic position information to a web server while accessing a web service provided by the web server. Based on the geographic position information... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100159956 - Method for providing location-based information services, location-based information services system, and portable electronic device: A method for providing location-based information services to a portable electronic device includes the steps of: providing an information platform and a user preference settings database for receiving and recording preference settings data of a user of the portable electronic device, respectively, the preference settings data including categories of information... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP

20100159954 - Updating an operating parameter: A method includes communicating with a first wireless network of a first type, and obtaining a location-based operating parameter from the first wireless network. The method further includes checking the validity of the location-based operating parameter obtained from the first wireless network. If the location-based operating parameter obtained from the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100159957 - Method of finding a physical location of a mobile telephone at a given time: A subscriber database, in at least one embodiment, stores RF level and timing advance information associated with all mobile telephones on a network. A location parameters database stores location data that associates different physical locations with RF levels/timing advance data that have been measured or inferred for those locations. The... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100159958 - Post-deployment calibration for wireless position determination: Methods and apparatuses are directed to calibrating a misconfigured wireless access point. One method may include receiving a position of mobile station(s) and wireless signal model measurements derived from packets exchanged between the mobile station(s) and a plurality of wireless access points, receiving positions and/or identities of the plurality of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100159959 - Optimal sleep / paging cycle duration in a wireless network: Systems and methods for optimizing paging cycles in a wireless communication system are disclosed. An access terminal can include logic configured to determine an optimal paging cycle and logic configured to set the paging cycle based on the optimal paging cycle, where the paging cycle varies based on at least... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100159960 - Paging process in a home cellular network: Disclosed embodiments include a method of paging one of a plurality of mobile subscribers in a wireless communication network. The method includes receiving, at a base station, an idle mode request from the one mobile subscriber and sending an idle mode notification to a control device, after receiving the idle... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100159967 - Method and apparatus for a family center: A family center system and method is provided that allows receiving from a registered family member a family message intended for other registered family members and determines, based on a set of rules, to which of other registered family members to push the family message, mode of transport by which... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20100159966 - Mobile communications device user interface: A mobile communications device user interface is described. In an implementation, a method is implemented by a mobile communications device that includes outputting a user interface having a portion that is configured to accept content. When an option is selected in relation to the portion to initiate a communication and... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20100159961 - Mobile messaging platform: A method for providing mobile messages includes generating a message based on received content. A first functional bind to an aggregator is identified. A second functional bind to the aggregator is also identified. The first functional bind and the second functional bind are distinct communication connections to the aggregator. First... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100159964 - Mobile station with voice call acknowledgement and missed call scheduling: A communication station has a circuit that receives an incoming voice call from a calling party, and an acknowledgement mechanism that produces an acknowledgement message sent to the calling party in response to the incoming call if a user of the communication station does not answer the call. In the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100159969 - Multimedia message center for delivering a multimedia message to a telecommunication device during an established traffic channel connection: The present application discloses an apparatus, system and method for reducing the time required for transmitting a multimedia message from any sender to any addressee and thus generally cut the cost of the multimedia message service. A traffic channel connection is kept to a receiving telecommunication device, which is established... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100159965 - Scalable message fidelity: Message content is scaled to support rich messaging. Devices and associated messaging systems can support various levels of content richness or fidelity. Message content scaling is employed to ensure sharing of content in as rich a manner as possible given limitations associated with various messaging systems, among other things. Messages... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100159962 - Short message service communication security: A system, method, and device for securely forwarding SMS messages in a communication system, for example in a communication system including an IMS network accessible to wireless devices via a radio access network. The communication system forwards SMS messages from a sending station to a receiving station via a network... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 3d-201e Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20100159968 - System and method for personalized text-to-voice synthesis: A communication device and method are provided for audibly outputting a received text message to a user, the text message being received from a sender. A text message to present audibly is received. An output voice to present the text message is retrieved, wherein the output voice is synthesized using... Agent: Rim

20100159963 - System and method for providing user names for network addresses: Methods and systems for providing user names for network addresses in messages such as SMS, MMS and EMS are disclosed. A data base is provided for storage in a mobile device that associates a user name with at least a portion of a network address. A system is provided for... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100159971 - Automatic antenna selection for mesh backhaul network nodes: Methods and devices related to wireless networking. A wireless device has multiple directional antennas and multiple backhaul radio modules which provide point to point wireless links with other wireless devices. Each radio module can use any one of the available directional antennas to link to one other routing device. Antennas... Agent: Cassan Maclean

20100159970 - Method for fast acknowledgement and identification of a service access request message or a preamble thereof: A method is provided in a base station for handling a request from a first user equipment for accessing a service in a radio communications network. The method comprises the steps of receiving a first time interval of an incoming signal comprises a first signal sent from the first user... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100159972 - Method and apparatus for effective multi-cell interference control service: The apparatus for a multi-cell interference control service comprises: a user terminal for requesting interference control from a BS (base station); and a serving BS for requesting the interference control from an adjacent BS, wherein the user terminal comprises: an SINR (signal to interference plus noise ratio) measurement unit for... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20100159973 - Distributing a broadband resource locator over a narrowband audio stream: A method to transmit a broadband multimedia resource locator using a narrowband communication system embeds the broadband multimedia resource locator into a narrowband audio stream and transmits the narrowband audio stream to one or more receiving communication devices over the narrowband communication system. The receiving communication device(s) subsequently extract the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100159974 - Wireless communication apparatus and method: A wireless communication apparatus 10 having a plurality of frequency channels and being capable of wireless communication with a plurality of different terminals includes a channel allocation control unit 15 for allocating a different frequency channel to a terminal in a different rank based on a rank indicating a priority... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100159975 - System and method for providing a trunked radio and gateway: A method is provided in one example and includes receiving a first channel release notification from a communication network at a trunked radio network gateway connecting one or more trunked radio networks to the communication network. The method also includes determining whether the first channel release notification was generated in... Agent: Patent Capital Group - Cisco

20100159976 - Method and system for forming a communication group for content distribution related to an event: A method and system is implemented to form a communication group comprising a plurality of entities. The method includes receiving a resource manager state generated for an event and extracting a plurality of parameters that indicate resource availability based on the resource manager state. The method further includes applying a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100159977 - System and method for providing channel configurations in a communications environment: A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes monitoring a plurality of channels provisioned for an endpoint. The method also includes reacting to an alert message by adjusting one of the channels for the endpoint. The adjustment is a selected one of increasing a volume associated with the... Agent: Patent Capital Group - Cisco

20100159979 - Abbreviated dialing: An intelligent abbreviated dialing feature can use a portion of a phone number as a shortcut to dialing. Any portion of a phone number can be input into a communications device such as by pressing buttons on the keypad or speaking into a microphone. A processor in the communications device... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100159978 - Method and apparatus for one-click reminder creation: An electronic communication device (100) is configured to automatically create reminders in a reminder application (206) in response to received communications, interruption events, or other occurrences. For example, when an interruption event is detected, a soft key (103,104) is configured with a reminder creation function. Upon actuation of the soft... Agent: Philip H. Burrus, Iv

20100159980 - Auto dimming through camera use: The use of a digital camera in communication with a mobile device to determine the intensity of ambient light conditions is described herein. In one example, the digital camera receives light energy representing ambient light. The intensity of the ambient light is determined and, based upon a comparison of that... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100159985 - Disabling operation of a camera on a handheld mobile communication device based upon enabling or disabling devices: A handheld communication device capable of transmitting and receiving at least voice and text communication. The device has a body assembly including a front face arranged to be directed toward an operator of the device when held in a text communicating orientation. A display screen and a text-input keyboard are... Agent: Rim

20100159984 - Handheld computer having moveable segments that are interactive with an integrated display: A handheld computer is provided that includes a first module and at least a second module. The first module includes a processor and a display. The second module is slideably coupled to the first module so that it functions as a sliding cover that may effectively change the visible area... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100159981 - Method and apparatus for controlling a mobile device using a camera: A method and system for using an image sensor to control applications on a mobile device is disclosed. The system uses image processing to detect control gestures by the user. Control gestures may include, for example, moving a hand laterally, moving the hand closer or farther away from the camera,... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100159982 - Mobile glucostress phone: The Mobile Glucostress Phone is a device characterized by a mobile telephone or cellular telephone or mobile communication device integrated to one, two, three or four of the following analyzers: A) gluceinia analyzer, B) oxygen transcutaneous tension analyzer, C) electrocardiographic activity and cardiac frequency, and D) arterial pressure and pulse... Agent: Leason Ellis LLP

20100159983 - Multi sensor detection, stall to stop and lock disabling system: A multi sensor detection and disabling lock system includes detector cases for holding interchangeable detectors that sample for chemical, biological and radiological compounds, agents and elements, with each detector case disposed in or upon the monitored product whereupon light alarm indicators (color coded) on the detector case light up when... Agent: The Inventors Network, Inc.

20100159986 - Rf object index: The system may include a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and a mobile telephone. The RFID tags may be affixed to one or more personal objects, such as a key, a watch, a wallet, a purse, a medicine container, or the like. The mobile telephone may be associated... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100159989 - Cellular phone and portable storage device using the same: A cellular phone. The cellular phone comprises a connector, a first memory module, a second memory module, and a controller. The connector is used for physically connecting the cellular phone to an external device. The first memory module stores phone data. The second memory module stores application data received from... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100159988 - Multi-standby terminal and method of providing tool kit menu thereof: A multi-standby terminal and a method of providing a tool kit menu thereof are provided. The method of providing a tool kit menu of a multi-standby terminal for inserting at least two user identity cards includes: receiving a first tool kit menu list included in a first user identity card;... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100159987 - Universal serial bus based subscriber identity module: A USB based USIM or SIM device is disclosed. For example, the device comprises a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) module, a SIM to Universal Serial Bus (USB) conversion module coupled to said SIM module, and a USB interface module coupled to said SIM to USB conversion module for engaging a... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt

20100159990 - Cellular basestation: A basestation, for a cellular communication network, is described. The basestation is adapted to store a list of user equipments that are authorized to access the network by means of the basestation. In the event that the basestation receives a location update request from an unauthorized user equipment, the basestation... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20100159991 - Reliable femtocell system for wireless communication networks: A Femto Base Station (FBS) includes a communication functionality and a reliability functionality. A control entity within the reliability functionality detects an FBS reliability compromising event (for example, an unscheduled loss of external power to the FBS). As a result of detecting the FBS reliability compromising event, the control entity... Agent: Imperium Patent Works

20100159994 - Communications convergence and user interface systems, apparatuses, and methods: In an exemplary method, communications data representative of communication instances of distinct types is converged and a graphical user interface (“GUI”) including a set of listings representative of a grouping of the communication instances of distinct types is displayed. In certain embodiments, at least one of the communication instances represented... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100159995 - Interactive locked state mobile communication device: A mobile communication device receives current information while the mobile communication device is in one of a sleep state or a locked state, and associates one or more portions of the current information with one or more corresponding windows. The mobile communication device also displays, via a display associated with... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100159992 - Mobile communication device with a sliding display screen and screen-dividing member: A mobile communications device includes a slidable display screen positioned on top of a keypad. The display screen is slidable between a first position and a second position. The display screen covers the keypad when the display screen is in the first position. The keypad is exposed when the display... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100159997 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a main body and a touch pen. The main body includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. One or more accessories, such as a display and/or camera can be positioned on the first surface. A touch pen includes a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100159996 - Portable electronic device including touchscreen and method of controlling the portable electronic device: A method of controlling a portable electronic device having a touch screen display includes rendering a graphical user interface including a plurality of user-selectable features on the touch screen display and, in response to detecting a touch event on the touch screen display proximal one of the user-selectable features, rendering... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100159993 - User interfaces and associated apparatus and methods: Apparatus for a portable electronic device, the apparatus comprising a base member, a user input interface, and a user output interface. The user output interface is configured to extend along mutually perpendicular longitudinal and lateral axes of the apparatus. The user input interface comprises a QWERTY input configured to extend... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100159998 - Method and apparatus for automatically changing operating modes in a mobile device: A method and system for automatically changing the operating mode of a mobile device in response to changes in positioning or the use of the device includes multiple sensors that provide information relating to the mobile device and its environment. The sensors determine positioning information, incident light intensity, and object... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100159999 - Electronic power supply circuit: An electronic power supply circuit for a load composed of at least two independent circuit branches connected in parallel to each other, where a first branch requires a different power supply voltage from the power supply voltage of a second branch. The circuit includes a step-up converter, a timer circuit... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100160000 - Inductive powering for a mobile communication device and method for use therewith: A power status signal is received in an integrated circuit that indicates an inductive power status of an off-chip inductive power module and a battery power status of a battery. A power mode is selected based on the at least one power status signal. A power mode signal is generated... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100160001 - Portable telephone with connection indicator: A slave device is charged directly from a cellular phone. The slave device can be charged along with the cellular phone or from the internal battery of the cellular phone. When the slave device is connected, a “click” sound is played through an enunciator of the cellular phone.... Agent: Scott C Harris Law Office Of Scott C Harris, Inc

20100160002 - Separable mobile terminal and method of operation: A separable mobile terminal device includes a main module to execute main functions in order to drive a mobile terminal and a user module to inform a user of visual and aural elements. At least one of the main module and the user module has a control unit to determine... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100160003 - Method and system for controlling portable phone according to signal intensity: A system and method is used to control a portable phone according to signal intensity. The system includes a measurement module, a comparison module, and a switch module. The measurement module is capable of measuring an intensity of the signal which the portable phone receives. The comparison module is connected... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100160007 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a main body, a battery detachably received in the main body, a battery cover covering the battery, and a resilient member connecting the batter cover to the main body. The electronic device with the resilient member ensures the battery cover from losing from the main body.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100160008 - Low sink marks and excellent surface appearance reinforced polyamide compositions: The invention relates to resin compositions comprising a) at least one amorphous semi-aromatic polyamide; b) at least two semi-crystalline polyamides, b1) and b2) and c) at least one glass reinforcement agent and shaped articles thereof showing a good balance of properties in terms of good mechanical properties, excellent surface appearance... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20100160005 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone is disclosed. The mobile phone includes a communication system and an entertainment system. The communication system can independently provide communication function. The entertainment system can independently provide various entertainment functions. Each system includes two magnetic elements to allow them detachably connect them together. Each system also includes... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100160006 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a cover, a main body rotatably connecting to the cover, and a bracket received in the cover. The bracket includes a holding member and a connecting member extending from the holding member. The holding member is used for holding the lens. The connecting member includes... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100160004 - Wireless communication device responsive to orientation and movement: A wireless communication device responsive to orientation and movement comprising a housing, a cellular transceiver capable of communicating with a cellular communication network, a WLAN transceiver capable of communicating with a remote device via an ad hoc network, a sensor and a processor. The sensor detects a substantially vertical orientation... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100160010 - Handheld mobile communication device with moveable display/cover member: Handheld mobile communication devices according to the disclosure have a closed position, in which the display member of the device covers at least a portion of the keys of on the keypad member of the device, and an open position, in which the keys are accessible and the device is... Agent: Rim

20100160009 - Slide-type portable electronic device: A slide-type portable electronic device includes a first body, a second body, two sliding assemblies, and a first elastic assembly. The sliding assemblies connect the first body and the second body. The first elastic assembly includes a first guiding member and a first elastic member connecting with the first guiding... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

  
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20100151782 - Method and apparatus for broadcast content related notification: The present invention is a system and method for broadcast content related notification. In embodiments, a Notification Generation unit (NTG) generates a notification message, the notification message including notification event description and related broadcast content identifiers. A broadcast content identifier references to a broadcast service, content or program which the... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20100151783 - Systems and methods for synchronized playout of music on several personal digital music players: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to a plurality of multimedia devices operating on a common time base having the ability to synchronize playback of a multimedia sample. A user initiates a synchronized playback by sending a request to one or more multimedia devices across a network. The... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151784 - Receiver including a matrix module to determine angular position: A receiver includes an antenna array, a plurality of phase shifters, a matrix module, a low noise amplifier module, and a down conversion module. The antenna array is operably coupled to receive an inbound wireless signal. The plurality of phase shifters is operably coupled to the antenna array and to... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100151785 - Tube nozzle for a respirator: A coupling device (1) is provided, especially a tube nozzle (2), for a medical device (3), especially a respirator (4), for the mechanical and electromagnetic coupling of the medical device (3) with the accessory (6), especially a tube system (19). The device includes a mechanical device for coupling the medical... Agent: Mcglew & Tuttle, PC

20100151787 - Acoustic suppression using ancillary rf link: Methods and systems are described in which the feedback between a transmitter and collocated receiver is reduced so that the overall feedback loop gain is less than 0 dB. Audio is transmitted from the transmitter to the receiver through a primary RF link while RSSI or TOA information to determine... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100151789 - Communication system, wireless communication terminal device, position estimation device, communication relay device and connecting station: The present invention discloses a technique, according to which estimation of a position of a mobile wireless device can be accomplished in a simple system configuration by using short distance communication functions. A plurality of standard stations 110 and a plurality of connecting stations 120 are installed within a predetermined... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100151790 - Device and method for short range communication: There is provided a communication device and method for contactless short range communication between a device and a terminal. An exemplary communication device comprises a communication component for contactless short range communication with a terminal. The exemplary device also comprises a slave element adapted to execute at least one application... Agent: InternationalIPLaw Group

20100151788 - Headset and audio gateway system for execution of voice input driven applications: A system including a headset and an audio gateway, and software applications that may be used with such headsets and gateways. The headset enables a user to discover and interact with applications resident on the headset, gateway, or a network accessible by the gateway. The headset functions as an application... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100151786 - Systems and methods for channel pairing a transmitter and a receiver: Systems and methods for channel pairing a transmitter and a receiver are provided. In this regard, a representative method, among others, includes selecting a channel in a radio frequency (RF) band; transmitting a carrier and alert tone on the selected channel in the RF band; responsive to detecting the transmitted... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - AtlantaIPDepartment

20100151791 - Audio data service provision method and system: An audio data service provision method and system for efficiently switching the audio data service among multiple Bluetooth devices. An audio data service provision method of the present invention includes establishing a first audio data channel between a first and a second Bluetooth devices for providing an audio data service;... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100151792 - wireless communication system and a wireless communication apparatus: For provide a wireless communication system and a wireless communication apparatus, for enabling preferable wireless transfer, reducing the time taken for adjustment of the beam direction, even in the case where the wireless transfer is conducted between the apparatuses installed within the room, etc., according to the present invention, there... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100151793 - Gain factor/matrix for whole link channel reciprocity in tdd mimo relay system: Measured are received power of a first signal received from a first entity, and received power of a second signal received from a second entity. A gain factor (or a matrix of gain factors if multiple antennas are used) is determined using the measured received powers of the first signal... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100151794 - Method and apparatus of computing probability of interference in overlay system and underlay system: A method of computing a probability of interference in an overlay system and an underlay system, the method including: setting an input parameter corresponding to each of an interfered receiver, an interfering transmitter, an opposing transmitter, and a target receiver; computing a strength of a received signal, received in the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100151795 - Method of transmitting feedback information in multiple antenna system: A method of transmitting feedback information in a multiple antenna system is provided. The method includes selecting at least one subband selected from a plurality of subbands according to subband preset information, the subband preset information being a preset on data processing settled for each of the plurality of subbands,... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100151798 - Radio communication device and signal processing method: A radio base station 100 includes fading rate measurement units 103a to 103n configured to measure a fading rate of a radio signal for each of the antenna elements 101a to 101n, the radio signal being received through the antenna elements; and a reference signal calculator 105 configured to output... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100151797 - Radio-frequency device comprising a thin film with high permittivity and permeability: A radio-frequency device comprises magneto-dielectric elements. At least one of these elements comprises a composite thin film (10). This film (10) comprises a magnetic material (16, 18) offering permeability above 10 at 1 GHz and a dielectric material (12, 22) offering permittivity above 10 at 1 GHz.... Agent: Burr & Brown

20100151796 - Terminal device and method for transceiving data thereof: A terminal device and a data transceiving method are provided. The terminal device includes a sensing unit which senses a momentum of the terminal device, an interface unit which receives a momentum from at least one external device, and a control unit which performs one of a data receiving operation,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100151799 - Transceiver using millimeter-wave: Provided is a transceiver using a millimeter-wave (MM-wave). The transceiver determines output power of a transmitting signal according to a receiving signal of a receiving end in the same device so that a possible loss value occurring in the air may be predicted. By doing so, performance of a whole... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100151800 - Communication device and communication method: A communication device includes: a first oscillator to generate a local signal based on a control signal for regulating at least one of phase oise and jitter in the local signal; a frequency converter to convert a first signal having first frequency to a second signal having second frequency by... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100151801 - Multiple protocol signal detector: A Multiple Protocol Signal Detector, MPSD (320, 500) has a mixer (406) that receives signal energy from a multi-band antenna system (324) via a low noise amplifier (402) and from a variable frequency synthesizer (408) via a first variable band pass filter (410). The output of the mixer (406) passes... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100151802 - Amplitude modulation circuit in polar transmitter and method for calibrating amplitude offset in polar transmitter: An amplitude modulation circuit in a polar transmitter and a method for calibrating amplitude offset in the polar transmitter are provided. The amplitude modulation circuit includes a digital-to-analog converter (DAC), a low pass filter (LPF), a gm stage, and a calibration module. The DAC is coupled to an amplitude modulation... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100151803 - Multi-carrier transmission device: A multi-carrier transmission device improves peak suppression efficiency in a multi-carrier signal. The multi-carrier transmission device (100) has a peak suppression unit (140) for dividing a multi-carrier signal into two parts: a first multi-carrier signal and a second multi-carrier signal. A peak signal detection unit (142) detects a power value... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100151804 - Transmitting device, transmit power control method and control device thereof in microwave system: A transmitting device, a transmit power control method and a control device thereof in a microwave system are provided. The transmitting device includes a transmit power control module, adapted to acquire a switching event of a modulation mode of the microwave system, and adjust a transmit power of a radio... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc. Ipr & Standards Department

20100151805 - Radio frequency circuit: In a multi-stage amplifier, a power supply circuit and a multiplier perform control so that, when there are manufacturing variations in, for example, inter-stage capacitance, a collector voltage of a stage immediately preceding a final stage is smaller than a collector voltage of the final stage, thereby suppressing variations in... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100151806 - Rf filter with low-if mixing, tuning and calibration: Radio-frequency (RF) circuits, methods and systems are implemented according to a variety of embodiments. According to one such embodiment, a radio-frequency (RF) receiver circuit is implemented with an adjustable RF filter circuit in a receive path of the RF receiver circuit. A local oscillator (LO) generates a LO signal and... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100151807 - Fm signal quality measurement: A signal quality estimator for estimating the quality of signal reception in a signal receiver, the signal quality estimator comprising: a first filter for filtering a signal received by the receiver to isolate a frequency band therein; and a signal analyzer for forming an indication of the degree to which... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)

20100151808 - Reduced jamming between receivers and wireless power transmitters: Exemplary embodiments are directed to reducing jamming caused by radiated fields generated by wireless power transmitters. Exemplary embodiments include detecting a jamming condition of a wireless power receiving device resulting from a radiated field from a wireless power transmitter of a charging device. Such embodiments include synchronizing the wireless power... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100151809 - Method and apparatus for co-channel interference detection in a radio: A method of configuring a tuner includes sampling a radio frequency and measuring at least one signal quality metric for the sampled frequency. It is determined whether there is co-channel interference on the sampled frequency based on the measurement of the at least one signal quality metric. The sampled frequency... Agent: Panasonic Automotive System Company Of America

20100151810 - Receiver utilizing multiple radiation patterns to determine angular position: A receiver includes an antenna array, an angular positioning module, a low noise amplifier module, and a down conversion module. The antenna array is operable to receive an inbound wireless signal. The angular positioning module is operable to: receive a plurality of received inbound wireless signals from the antenna array;... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100151811 - Direct conversion pre-adc frequency mixer: A system for single path processing identical, substantially identical, close or interfering frequencies with a single analog-to-digital converter. The system receives a plurality of input signals at various frequencies and front end circuits filter out first and second frequencies. A mixer and a front end oscillator are in communication with... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC

20100151812 - Reception device, communication control method in mobile communication system: When a closed loop transmission diversity control is performed by controlling the phase of the transmission signals from the plurality of antennas according to feedback information noticed by the mobile station to transmit the signals, an antenna verification on-off control unit 370 controls the on-off of an antenna verification process... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100151813 - , network and device for information provision by using paging and cell broadcast services: Informing a number of users about an emergency or other situation of public interest is accomplished using a broadcast service. A specific identifier is used in a paging message for activating broadcast service in terminals. A terminal checks a received paging message with regard to the presence of the specific... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100151814 - Devices, systems and methods for detecting proximal traffic: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to a telecommunications network, including a mobile network device, wherein, upon an event, a mobile network device enters a mode of operation defined as a sleep mode interrupted by periodic transmissions of a plurality of mobile network device and user information. Such... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151815 - Location blocking service for wireless networks: The invention disclosed is a location blocking service for use in a wireless network that tracks the location and identity of network users, such as networks complying with enhanced 911 standards. The service provides a network user with the ability to prevent the location of her wireless handheld device from... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151817 - Method and apparatus for monitoring client behaviour: A method and apparatus for monitoring the behaviour of an individual communication client (200) in relation to the behaviour of a group of communication clients. A client database (202a) collects client data based on activities reflecting the individual client's behaviour, where the collected client data forms a resulting client behaviour... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100151816 - Methods and apparatus for associating media devices with a demographic composition of a geographic area: Example methods and apparatus for associating media devices with a demographic composition of a geographic area are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving a plurality of Internet Protocol addresses assigned to a media device associated with a panel member, determining a most used Internet Protocol address from the plurality... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20100151820 - Devices, systems and methods for localized and controlled telephone service: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to a visually distinct and tamper-resistant wireless telephone and a system for issuing the telephone, validating a call, and monitoring the call. This solution uses a durable wireless telephone design. Prepaid correctional wireless telephones are issued to inmates at correctional facilities. A... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151819 - Premium sms for prepaid service: An exemplary system and method are directed at the selective delivery of communications messages. The selective delivery may comprise receiving a communications message from a network device; determining an identifier associated with the communications message; determining whether a subscriber is blocked from receiving the communications message based at least in... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100151818 - Providing ubiquitous wireless connectivity and a marketplace for exchanging wireless connectivity using a connectivity exchange: Various implementations are described herein for using a connectivity exchange to provide ubiquitous wireless connectivity and a marketplace for exchanging wireless connectivity. Wireless service providers join the connectivity exchange and enable users to access the Internet using their wireless connectivity via the connectivity exchange. Users are authenticated via the exchange... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100151822 - Security protocols for mobile operator networks: Security protocols for mobile operator networks are described. In embodiments, mobile communication link is established between a mobile phone and a media content provider via a communication service provider with which the mobile phone is registered for mobile communications, and via at least one roaming node network with which the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100151821 - System and method for providing location based services at a shopping facility: Embodiments of the disclosed invention include a system and a method for providing location-based services to consumers of a shopping facility. In one embodiment, a consumer creates a user account, user profile, and registers one or mobile devices. The system monitors for the presence of the registered mobile devices within... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100151824 - system and a method for playing coloring ring back tone based on the called user's state presence information: A system for playing a color ring back tone (CRBT) based on a user's state presence information including the network element devices of: a HLR, a calling user's MSC/VLR, a called user's MSC/VLR, a CRBT control server, and a state presence server. A method for playing a CRBT based on... Agent: Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP

20100151826 - Apparatus and method for restricting access to data: An apparatus and method for restricting access to data are provided. According to one aspect, an interface device for providing communications between a communications network and a device comprises an input, logic, and an output. The input receives data in a first format from the communications network. The logic receives... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hbh Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151823 - System for management of authentication data received by sms for access to a service: A system for managing at least one service access authentication data item, including a device for accessing at least one service. The system also includes a mobile terminal including a mechanism managing the authentication data item and an identifier of the service, a communication interface between the access device and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100151825 - System for wirelessly controlling devices using an apparatus including a mobile telephone: The invention relates to a system for wirelessly controlling devices using an apparatus including a mobile telephone. The inventive system is used to control the operation of a plurality of different types of devices (8a, 8b, 8c and 8d) which are connected to a controller (6) by means of an... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100151830 - Messaging device: An apparatus may include a housing that is configured to support a picture, a sensor that is configured to receive an input and that is associated with the picture, a communication module that is configured to communicate with a remote device and to retrieve audio messages from the remote device,... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP

20100151828 - Method for services identification for convergent messaging systems: The invention relates to a method for service identification for convergent messaging systems, in which a convergent message is interchanged between a sender and at least one receiver (13) via a communication network (10). The invention provides for the message structure of the convergent message to have an information element... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20100151829 - Mobile telecommunications terminal: A mobile telecommunications terminal is provided, which makes possible, so as to use the least possible amount of power, a query of messages present for the mobile telecommunications terminal in a telecommunications network. The mobile telecommunications terminal includes a receiving device for receiving messages from the telecommunications network in a... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100151827 - System and method of automatically generating and sending text messages: A method of automatically generating text messages in response to a telephone call is disclosed and may include receiving an incoming telephone call at a text message capable device from a calling device, determining whether a text message engine within the text message capable device is enabled, automatically generating a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100151833 - In-vehicle apparatus, cellular phone device, and method for controlling communication therebetween: A communication unit communicates with a cellular phone device simultaneously using a handsfree communication protocol for handsfree communication and a mail transfer protocol for mail transfer. The cellular phone device is selectively in one of: i) a handsfree communication state where voice is transmitted via voice units of the in-vehicle... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100151832 - Telephone advertising: An advertising message is supplied to a user of a mobile telephone device by adding an advertising message to an alerting message to provide a combined message and transmitting the combined message, as an SMS or MMS message to the mobile telephone device via a mobile telephone network. The alerting... Agent: Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery

20100151831 - Visual voicemail network architecture: A system may include a load balancer that includes a receiver configured to receive a first notification of voicemail message information associated with a voicemail mailbox. The system may also include a group of servers and each of the group of servers may include a receiver and a transmitter. The... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100151835 - Message forwarding and retrieval with a single messaging service: Embodiments described herein generally relate to a method and system of integrating a user's voice mail onto a single voice messaging service, e.g., a Unified Messaging (UM) service, such that a client may access this single source for voice mail retrieval, even where such voice mails are from a variety... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100151834 - Methods and systems for optimizing a visual voice mail system by reducing the use of communication resources: A system and method in accordance with exemplary embodiments may receive, from a server, one or more notification messages indicating an occurrence of one or more voice mail events via a network. The system and method may then transmit, to the server, one or more session initiation messages in response... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100151836 - System and method for acquiring mail acceptance information based on voice recognition: Provided is a voice recognition based acceptance information acquiring method and system. The system includes an acquiring module generating voice acceptance information by acquiring acceptance information corresponding to the mail by a user's voice; a converting module for extracting address information corresponding to a destination address of the mail from... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100151841 - Apparatus, and associated method, for providing enterprise-controlled voice services to wireless devices: An apparatus, and an associated methodology, provides control over operation of a voice-only, cellular mobile phone by an enterprise. An enterprise server provides selection of the operating capabilities of the voice-only wireless device. Once selected, the wireless device is caused to be provisioned to operate in conformity with the selected... Agent: Docket Clerk Kelly-krause

20100151839 - Devices, systems and methods for proactive call context, call screening and prioritization: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which enable a user of a communications device to receive a notification of a priority and a context of a call before answering the call. A caller records a short phrase to be played on the callee's device either in place of ringing or... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151840 - Generating alerts based on predicted wireless connection losses: A method and system for generating alerts based on predicted wireless connection losses. A message is received that includes a first position of a mobile device, an indication of a service being provided to the mobile device via a wireless connection provided by a first bearer, and an mobile device... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100151837 - Method and system for facilitating preemptive based radio channel access control: Methods and systems for facilitating preemptive based radio access control are provided. The methods and systems include receiving queue data corresponding to a set of requests for highly prioritized communications included on a prioritized queue and utilizing the queue data to determine whether a set of conditions for involuntarily terminating... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151842 - Place-specific buddy list services: An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on personal communications/computing devices carried by the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100151838 - System and method for providing traffic notifications to mobile devices: A system and method for providing traffic notifications to mobile devices is provided. The system obtains device data from a plurality of mobile devices within a similar area, gathered using, e.g., a GPS system. According to the speed that the mobile devices are travelling and the location of the similar... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

20100151843 - Transmission of contact information about an initiating communication partner to a receiving communication partner in the course of a call: A method for the at least partially automatic determination of contact information of at least one communication partner in the context of a communication connection between at least two communication partners in a communication network is proposed, wherein at least one contact information of the communication partner initiating the communication... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC

20100151845 - Presence based communication control: And integration of mobile communication devices and stationary communication devices is achieved by employing a computing device that is associated with a stationary communication device and that is coupled to a communications platform that can control call routing, call transfers and other message routing. When the computing device detects that... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100151844 - System and method for automatic updating of contact information: A system and method automatically update contact information. The system comprises a recipient device, a dialer communications device, and an update manager. The recipient communications device receives calls forwarded from a service provider. The recipient communications device is reached using updated contact information. The dialer communications device calls the recipient... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100151848 - Digital upgrade system and method: Digital upgrade system and method for translating analog commands and digital commands in wireless customer services premises equipment (CPE). The digital upgrade system receives a command from a CPE Host and translates the command from analog to digital in order to broadcast it over a wireless digital network to be... Agent: King & Spalding

20100151847 - Method and system for customizing a user interface of a mobile device: A method and system for coordinating a specific subscribed service on a mobile communication device are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, this is provided a method for coordinating a specific subscribed service on a mobile communication device, comprising: registering the mobile communication device with a node; transmitting identification information... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100151846 - System and method for saving data in response to open and close events in a mobile communication device: A method for automatically saving data in a wireless device is provided. The wireless device has a sensor connected to a processor and a memory connected to the processor. The sensor provides an open signal to the processor indicating an open event when the wireless device is opened and providing... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100151849 - Controlling the use of a wireless mobile communication device: A controlling party can set limitations on a controlled party's access to applications operating on the controlled party's wireless mobile communication device. The controlling party can effectuate these limitations via various different mechanisms. In one instance, the controlling party uses another wireless communication device to effectuate the limitations. In another... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100151850 - System and method for adapting mobile applications: A method for modifying an application of a wireless device based on triggers received at the wireless device includes analyzing a network trigger and at least one other trigger associated with a wireless device, and adjusting a device-level component parameter of the wireless device based on one of the triggers.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Lna Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151851 - Method and apparatus for uploading content over wireless networks: Method and apparatus for uploading content from a user terminal in response to a request triggered at the user terminal to upload content is provided. An exemplary method includes initiating a test call at the user terminal to a wireless network in response to an indication to upload content from... Agent: Docket Administrator Alcatel Lucent

20100151852 - Mobile communication system, base station controller, base station, and base station state control method: A mobile communication system includes an association requesting unit provided in a base station and configured to request a base station controller, which is an upper node, to associate the base station with a tracking area; and a state control unit provided in the base station controller and configured to... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100151853 - Method and apparatus for locating position of a mobile device in an assisted satellite positioning system: Method and apparatus for locating position of a mobile device in an assisted satellite positioning system is described. In one example, satellite measurement data is obtained from a plurality of satellites at a mobile device. Position of the mobile device is computed using the satellite measurement data. The position is... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100151855 - Method for providing roaming service of international call and mobile terminal for the same: The present invention relates to a method for providing a roaming service of an international call, as a roaming method of a mobile terminal, comprises, in an international roaming mode, checking TON (Type Of Number) of an incoming number attempted to originate a call; in the case that the TON... Agent: Jones Day

20100151854 - Mobile apparatus, network control method for mobile apparatus, and computer-readable medium for mobile apparatus: A mobile apparatus including: a communication module; a first memory and a second memory configured to record first and second information respectively including at least home network information or home country information, the second information different from the first information; an information authentication module configured to determine whether the first... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100151856 - Distributed hlr system and method for obtaining roaming number of callee: The present invention relates to the technical field of communications, and in particular, to the technology of obtaining a roaming number of a callee based on an HLR system and fetching the roaming number of the callee from a visited MSC. The invention provides a distributed HLR system and a... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100151857 - Femto-based home macro sector and associated scanning operation: System(s) and method(s) are provided to determine a home macro sector linked to a femto access point and adjust inter-carrier scanning in a mobile device that operates in the home macro sector. A femto access point (AP) can determine a home macro sector through cell or sector identifier that is... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151859 - Method of setting up connection in a communication system, radio network controller, and communication system: A method of setting up a connection in a communication system is provided, wherein the communication system includes a user equipment (UE). The present method includes following steps. When a first radio resource control (RRC) connection request message is received from the UE, whether the first RRC connection request message... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100151858 - Scanning of wireless environment in a femto-based home macro sector: System(s) and method(s) are provided to trigger inter-carrier scanning in a mobile device based at least in part on location thereof. Femto access point (AP) that can serve the mobile device can determine location through cell or sector identifier that is extracted via scan(s) of macro wireless environment of the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151861 - Base station, mobile communication system using the base station, and data transfer method: Provided is a handover originating base station which transmits data to a handover destination base station, for performing mobile communication terminal handover in a mobile communication system. The handover originating base station is provided with a means for transmitting data whose transmission is not confirmed by a communication terminal, with... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100151864 - Connection control method for mobile communication, mobile communication management apparatus and mobile station apparatus: In a mobile communication system including a certain user targeted base station (Home eNB), fast cell search and handover are achieved without unnecessary signaling and without increasing interference with other cells. In the mobile communication system, when it is detected that a mobile station permitted to access the certain user... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100151862 - Methods and systems for handover in wimax networks: This application provides techniques for robust handover to a target base station, based on performing initial ranging with the target base station. The techniques might generally include scanning neighboring base stations (BSs), selecting a target BS for a handover at least based on results of the scanning, performing initial ranging... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100151863 - Mobile radio terminal and communication processing method: A mobile radio terminal stores transfer information indicating whether a base station to which the mobile radio terminal is connected is changed from a base station belonging to a second mobile communication network to a base station belonging to a first mobile communication network; and control the second communicating unit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100151860 - Parallel transmission of handover message: In a method and system handover commands to a mobile station supporting simultaneous reception on two different channels is transmitted both on the regular channel and on an additional channel. By supporting decoding of both handover commands in the mobile station the likelihood of a successful handover is greatly increased.... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20100151868 - Communication apparatus and mobile terminal: A communication apparatus which performs radio communication with a mobile terminal which is able to originate a call by using either a first or a second phone number as a caller source number, includes a radio interface unit which performs radio communication with the mobile terminal, and a transfer unit.... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100151865 - Interference reduction in high-speed wireless data networks: Methods, apparatus, and systems are described, in which mobile stations in gaps between conventional cells obtain access to high speed data services by initiating an ad hoc, peer-to-peer connection with an intermediary mobile station and transmitting an access request message to the intermediary mobile station for relaying to a nearby... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20100151866 - Method and system for routing inter-carrier messaging application traffic via a carrier-assigned identifier: An approach is provided for routing inter-carrier messaging traffic between a messaging application on a first carrier and a messaging device on a second carrier using a carrier-assigned identifier.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100151867 - Systems and methods for providing service migration between first and second cellular technologies: Systems and methods for a call flow for a mobile directory number (MDN) from a first phone to a second phone which has been intra-service ported. The system includes: a first switch of a first technology; a second switch of a second technology; and a local number portability database (LNP).... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151872 - Apparatus and method for managing radio resources in mobile communication system: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for managing radio resources, capable of effectively managing radio resources. When a normal call and a handover call are attempted, radio resources are allocated and it is determined whether or not to perform an overload control based on received load related information and... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100151870 - Network element and method for setting a power level in a wireless communication system: A network element (230) for communicating with a wireless communication unit (214) in a communication cell (200) of a communication system (200) comprises a receiver arranged to perform a frequency sweep across a plurality of operational frequencies. Signal processing logic (255), operably coupled to the receiver, processes the received signals... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP

20100151869 - Resources management in dual services terminal: Methods and apparatus are provided to minimize conflicts caused by simultaneous unicast and broadcast transmission/reception in a mobile communication device. The mobile communication device selects a technology for the reception of a broadcast/multicast/unicast service and then disables the use of specific technologies or the use of a specific technology on... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100151871 - Wireless communication system and wireless communication method: There is provided a method for scheduling users in a multi user-multi input multi output (MU-MIMO) wireless communication system. The MU-MIMO wireless communication system comprises at least one based station and at least one user equipment, the base station is capable of accommodating plural user equipments by precoding based on... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100151873 - Dynamic control blanking in heterogeneous networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate requesting blanking over control resources from one or more interfering eNBs or devices. An eNB, such as a macrocell, femtocell or picocell eNB, can transmit a downlink control blanking message to a UE directing the UE to perform blanking (e.g., for uplink control... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100151874 - Semi-persistent resource release by wireless communication device: A method for causing a user agent to release at least one of uplink and downlink semi-persistent communication resources in a mobile communication system, the method comprising the steps of, at the user agent receiving a downlink communication via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), using a semi persistent scheduling... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./q&b Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100151876 - Apparatus and method for controlling inter-cell interference: A technology for inter-cell interference control is provided. In one general aspect, the inter-cell interference may be controlled by resource allocation scheduling or power management. A cell may be divided into a plurality of regions. A constant available resource band and a selectively available band are allocated to each region.... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100151875 - Method and apparatus for controlling interference between cells in mobile communication network: A method and apparatus for controlling interference between cells for non-real time data transfer in a mobile communication network is provided. The method of controlling interference between cells in a mobile communication system including a plurality of cells includes: dividing each cell into at least one segment based on density... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100151877 - Smart radio communication system and method of operating the same: Provided is a method of operating a smart radio communication system, the method including: collecting information associated with each of a plurality of radio access technologies (RATs) through an access to the plurality of RATs; receiving a type of a service, requested by a terminal, via a first RAT accessing... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100151882 - Location logging and location and time based filtering: Techniques for performing location logging and location and time based filtering are described. In one design of location logging, a terminal periodically determines its location, e.g., during its paging slots. The terminal determines whether there is a change in its location and stores its location if a change in location... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100151883 - Method and system for notifying the presence of contacts in a vicinity of a user: A method and system for notifying a user of an electronic device of the entrance of one or more contacts of the user within an area of interest is provided. The electronic device is present in a network of a plurality of electronic devices. The method includes, tracking the location... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department

20100151881 - Mobile terminal and method of managing data thereof: A mobile terminal and method for managing location information are discussed. According to an embodiment, the mobile terminal includes a storage unit, a communication unit configured to receive a message, a location information unit configured to obtain location information indicating a location where the message is received, and a controller... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100151880 - Mobile terminal and method of transferring or receiving data using the same: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal which transfers or receives data, including location information, in various ways, and a method of transferring or receiving data using the same.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100151878 - Radio environment measurements in a mobile communication system: A mobile User Equipment (UE) saves power by ascertaining whether it is in a static environment. The UE's changeable state parameters (e.g., time and location) are compared with its historical changeable state data to determine whether a match exists. If the UE is in the static environment and the UE's... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100151879 - System and method for providing multi-carrier tracking of wireless devices during an emergency: A system and method for tracking a wireless communications device of a user may include, in response to receiving a request to track the wireless communications device, notifying a plurality of wireless networks of different communications carriers to collect geographic coordinates at which a wireless communications device is located. Geographic... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100151884 - Method for monitoring a smart phone and related apparatus and system: A method for monitoring a smart phone includes triggering a network connection function, connecting to a server device via the network connection function to receive an indication signal indicating a lost status of the smart phone, and returning information of the smart phone to the server device via the network... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100151885 - Location privacy enforcement in a location-based services platform: A method for determining the privacy settings for location-based services without some of the disadvantages of the prior art is disclosed. This is done by establishing a session between the location generator and the location recipient. The session is created by a validator that is capable of keeping track of... Agent: Avaya Demont & Breyer, LLC

20100151886 - Method and apparatus for determining location of a communication device: A reference device determines its distance from a communication device by first using a training process to determine a calibrated time delay for the communication device when the communication device is at a known distance from the reference device, wherein the calibrated time delay comprises a steady state internal processing... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100151887 - Mobile handset proximity social networking: A system and method which allows for a more direct form of presenting useful information to a mobile handset user is disclosed. More specifically a method to facilitate social networking activated by the relative proximity of one mobile handset user to another that alerts mobile users when friends or co-workers... Agent: The Law Offices Of Dennis L. Cook, PLLC

20100151889 - Automated text-based messaging interaction using natural language understanding technologies: Automated text-based messaging interaction using natural language understanding technologies enables text-based messages to be received from users and interpreted by a self-service application platform so that the self-service application platform can respond to the text-based messages in an automated manner. The characters and strings of characters contained within the text... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki

20100151888 - Method and system for transmitting and receiving multimedia message: A method and a system for transmitting and receiving a multimedia message are disclosed. The system includes a mobile terminal on which a user views a preview of the contents of an MMS message without reception of the entire MMS message. The preview message is based on the type and... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100151891 - Method and system for transmitting and receiving sms messages with remapped response codes: A method and system are disclosed in which a Mobile Terminated SMS (Short Message Service) wireless message generated by a Computer Application containing an embedded response menu can be sent to a Mobile Handset and in which a Mobile Originated response from the Mobile Handset can be uniquely re-associated with... Agent: Radlo & Su LLP

20100151890 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: The present invention includes a wireless communication unit configured to send a message stipulated to limit a data space to which data can be inputted by a user, a display unit configured to display the message, a memory configured to store at least two user informations previously set, a user... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100151892 - Reflective communication using radio-frequency devices: A reflective communication system allows information from wireless communication devices, such as radio-frequency identification devices (RFID), to be reflectively communicated to a receiver. A transmitter at a known location transmits a communication signal to the wireless communication device. The wireless communication device modulates a data signal onto the communication signal... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20100151893 - Device-identifying system, device-identifying method, controlling device, and controlled device: There is provided an device-identifying system including: a controlling device capable of communicating with external devices via a network and using a wireless communication method to transmit an device-identifying signal, for identifying one of the external devices capable of communicating by the wireless communication method, to the one of the... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100151894 - Apparatus and method for operating resource of small cell in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for avoiding small cell interference in a wireless communication system which includes a macro Base Station (BS) and at least one small BS using the same frequency band are provided. The method includes, when receiving an interference avoidance resource request signal from at least one... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100151895 - Method for managing competing call requests: Granting multiple communication paths for a single talkgroup call for interrupting a transmission or allowing a dispatch operator to listen to multiple units transmitting simultaneously on the same talkgroup call is disclosed. Upon a first unit being keyed, the controller assigns a first communication channel to a call, whereby the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100151896 - Poc server, poc terminal, floor control method, and poc terminal control method: A floor can be fairly acquired in a PoC communication. In the PoC server which controls a floor in a PoC communication, a floor is put in an idle state in a PoC communication after a session establishing process required in the PoC communication. The information about the floor idle... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100151897 - Methods and apparatus facilitating and/or making wireless resource reuse decisions: Methods and apparatus related to reuse of a wireless resource are described. Various methods and apparatus are well suited to wireless communications systems lacking centralized control, e.g., an ad hoc peer to peer wireless communications system. A first wireless device of a first connection generates and transmits one or more... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100151898 - Transmitter/receiver for wireless communication system: A transmitter/receiver for a wireless communication system is provided. The transmitter for a wireless communication system includes: an external amplifier connected to a next stage of a power amplifier amplifying a signal to be transmitted to a required power level; a transmission selector configured to directly output the signal amplified... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100151900 - Analogue-to-digital converter: An analogue to digital converter uses charge sampling in combination with a successive approximation conversion technique in order to combine anti-alias filtering and quadrature downconversion functions into the data converter. The conversion method is an energy-efficient realization for wide-band radio systems with moderate resolution specifications such as 4G or ultra-wideband... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100151899 - System and method for indicating expected communication speed in a wireless communication device: A wireless communication network includes a number of users communicating via wireless communication devices. The network determines a current condition of the network, including factors such as the number of users coupled to a particular portion of the wireless communication network. The current conditions are used to access data in... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151902 - Method and apparatus for rotating a first and/or second portion of an electronic device: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises a first portion comprising a user interface. Further, the apparatus comprises a second portion comprising an input device. The apparatus comprises a rotatable mechanism configured to rotatably move the first portion and the second portion over a... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100151903 - Mobile phone terminal with camera function and control method thereof: A mobile phone terminal with a camera function includes a camera hardware section having an image sensor and a camera lens, an instruction input section for inputting an instruction to start image capturing, an illumination sensor which is arranged on an outer surface of a housing and detects an ambient... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100151901 - Mobile shopper wizard: Devices and methods are disclosed which relate to taking a picture of a product barcode with a mobile telephone and retrieving an aggregate of relevant information concerning that product. When a consumer walks into a store and sees a product, the consumer may take a picture of the product's barcode... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151904 - Television channel selection canvas: A channel selection canvas for display on a video display device is disclosed. The video display device can be a television, a laptop computer, or personal digital assistant device. The channel selection canvas allows a user to preview and choose video signals to be watched. The channel selection canvas displays... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20100151906 - Electronic device with sim card retention assembly: An electronic device includes a first main body defining a SIM card seat, a SIM card disposed in the SIM card seat, and a SIM card retention assembly comprising a retaining member fixed to the first main body adjacent to the SIM card seat, a positioning member fixed to the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100151905 - Ota file upload servers: Devices and methods are disclosed which relate to gathering a plurality of data from a SIM card on a wireless communications device and recording the plurality of data onto a database where the plurality of data can be viewed at a later time. A network device requests a plurality of... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151908 - Method and apparatus for converting between a multi-sector, omni-base station configuration and a multi-sector base station configuration: A base station includes multiple sector antenna units. Each sector antenna unit has an antenna for receiving a carrier signal associated with an antenna frequency in an available frequency band. The base station is converted between a multiple sector base station configuration and a multi-sector, omni-base station configuration. In a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100151907 - Sharing antennas for increased multiple-input uplink reception: The claimed subject matter facilitates sharing antennas among carriers co-located at a base station such to increase throughput of the individual carriers. Thus, the carriers can effectively receive multiple-input/multiple-output (MIMO) from mobile devices though the individual antennas of the carrier alone are not sufficient to receive such signals. A co-sharing... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151909 - Portable electronic device: An electronic device includes a first housing, a second housing, a drive mechanism and a voice-activated module. The drive mechanism connects the first housing with the second housing. The voice-activated module control the drive mechanism to drive the first housing moving relative to the second housing.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100151910 - Portable radiotelephone for automatically dialing a central voice-activated dialing system: A portable radiotelephone can be shifted between a first condition wherein the radiotelephone does not receive or transmit voice communications by radiotelephone transmissions over radiotelephone channels and a second condition wherein the radiotelephone receives and transmits voice communications by radiotelephone transmissions over radiotelephone channels. The radiotelephone automatically calls a central... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100151912 - Electronic device: An electronic device including a first body, a second body, an elastic component and a flexible cable is provided. The first body has a first protrusion and a hole penetrating the first protrusion. The second body is connected to the first body along the direction of a sliding path. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100151914 - Information processing terminal and recorder/player: Disclosed is an information processing terminal that is capable of receiving television and other broadcasts and providing increased user-friendliness. The information processing terminal, which is capable of communicating with another device; comprising a broadcast receiver which receives a broadcast signal that contains program identification information for specifying a program and/or... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100151911 - Integrated telecommunications handset: A rugged, ergonomic integrated telecommunications handset includes an electronic controller that interoperates and controls the universal remote control (URC), which connects to multiple radios simultaneously. The controller downloads options which are implemented by the controller. The handset has an ability to vibrate in a silent mode, and has a memory... Agent: Alfred M. Walker

20100151913 - Method of providing user interface and mobile terminal using the same: A method of providing a user interface according to a user characteristic and a mobile terminal using the same are provided. The mobile terminal includes: a display unit for displaying data on a screen thereof with different screen sizes corresponding to a horizontal mode and a vertical mode; an input... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100151915 - Headset or hands-free set for mobile telephones monitoring voice mail messages in real-time and offering the option to take over conversation with the caller: The present invention refers to a method for monitoring calls to a telephone set, by which a voice message is played back on a speaker of a telephone set at the same time that such message is received by the equipment. The invention also refers to a Hands-Free device or... Agent: Hayes, Soloway P.C.

20100151916 - Method and apparatus for sensing grip on mobile terminal: A method and apparatus for sensing a grip on a mobile terminal are provided, in which the mobile terminal is switched to a manner mode, when grip sensors on both side surfaces of the mobile terminal are touched simultaneously, upon receipt incoming call, the call is started, if a vicinity... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100151917 - Mobile device cradle including a battery charger having an integrated antenna or amplifier: The present invention relates to a mobile device cradle, having one or more docking members for removably receiving a mobile device capable of sending and receiving communications via a communication network in the form of signals, a connection to an antenna capable of communicating signals to and from a base... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100151918 - Intelligent battery warning system: A method and system of providing a low battery charge warning in an electronic device that employs a rechargeable power source such as a rechargeable battery. The method and system determine whether a charge state of a battery is sufficient to provide the device with power for a predicted usage.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100151920 - Method of operating base station with low power consumption: Provided is a method of reducing power consumption of a base station. A method of operating a base station with low power consumption in a mobile communication system includes: reporting status information about a level of traffic being served by a base station in an active mode to an apparatus... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100151919 - Power management in a mobile device: Apparatuses, systems and methods for reducing power consumption during standby operation of a mobile device are disclosed. A page decoding algorithm can be stored in nonvolatile memory during standby. The page decoding algorithm can be executed from the nonvolatile memory, when the mobile device is awakened from a sleep state... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100151921 - Radio communication device: The invention relates to a method and arrangement for reducing power consumption of a radio communication device. In a solution according to the invention an audio signal is monitored (801) and the radio communication devise is activated to transmit (802) a radio signal containing information of the audio signal only... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100151922 - Earphone line retracting device, automatic line retracting earphone, non-radiation wire mobile phone and electronic device: The present invention provides an earphone line retracting device, and an automatic line retracting earphone having the earphone line retracting device, a non-radiation wire mobile phone having the earphone line retracting device, and an electronic device having the earphone line retracting device. The earphone line retracting device at least comprises:... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100151923 - Clamshell phone with edge access: A handheld communication device (10) is provided. The handheld communication device (10) includes a first housing (102) having a circuit board portion (230) and a display portion (240) extending from a first end of the circuit board portion along a (230) predominant plane (239) of the first housing (102), a... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100151924 - Biasing apparatus: An apparatus including a first housing; a second housing slidably connected to the first housing along a substantially straight linear path between a first position and a second position; and a biasing system configured to alternatively bias the second housing towards the first position and the second position. The biasing... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100151925 - Expandable housing of a mobile communication device: A method, system and apparatus for expandable housing of a mobile communication device are disclosed. A housing of a mobile communication device includes a base layer, at least one of a component layer coupled communicatively on either side of the base layer to enable modification of a modular peripheral component... Agent: Raj Abhyanker LLP

  
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20100144267 - Area entertainment system including digital radio service and associated methods: An area entertainment system includes an antenna for receiving digital satellite radio signals, and an intermediate frequency (IF) down converter connected to the antenna for down converting the digital satellite radio signals. Electronic boxes are spaced throughout the area, and each electronic box includes at least one IF tuner in... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20100144269 - Low-energy detection of a transponder by means of read unit and a system for identity determination and/or authorization determination, optionally in the form of a locking system: Among others, the invention relates to a method and a system for controlling a system for receiving a wireless data transmission between at least two components (12, 100, 50), wherein at least one wireless interface (102, 112) can be activated, or is activated, for wireless data transmission. According to the... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100144270 - Portable object inductively coupled to a fixed station and comprising gain control means: The portable object is equipped with an antenna inductively coupled to a fixed station of a remote transmission device. The portable object comprises a variable load impedance and a rectifier connected in parallel to the terminals of the antenna, a regulation loop of the voltage at the terminals of the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100144268 - System and portable device for transmitting identification signals: The invention relates to a system with a portable device for the transmission of a signal to a second device, wherein the portable device is wearable on the body of a user. The portable device includes at least two electrodes and transmitter electronics for the generation of an electrical signal... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20100144276 - Communication system equipped with shared antenna and circuit board thereof: A communication system equipped with a shared antenna includes an antenna, a first communication module, a second communication module, and a switch module. The first communication module processes a first communication signal and transmits the first communication signal to the switch module. The second communication module processes a second communication... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100144271 - Method and system for a reduced usb polling rate to save power on a bluetooth host: A Bluetooth host in a normal mode is enabled to monitor activities at USB endpoints. A Bluetooth USB radio has one or more active Bluetooth connections with peer Bluetooth radios. When each of the Bluetooth connections is in sniff mode, the Bluetooth host enables cancellation of normal USB activities at... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100144273 - Portable device: A communication control unit performs communications with an external device via a first wireless communication unit of which communication distance is short and which is capable of performing high-speed communications or a second wireless communication unit of which communication distance is long compared with the first wireless communication unit and... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo

20100144272 - System and method for locating and accessing wireless resources: A system and method are disclosed for locating resources available to portable electronic devices which are enabled for short range wireless communications. The system and method include creating and accessing a resource and access location history database accessible via the portable electronic device.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100144274 - Systems, methods, and apparatuses for determining proximity between computing apparatuses: Methods, apparatuses, and systems are provided for determining proximity between computing apparatuses. A method may include extracting information indicating a transmit signal strength from each of a plurality of electromagnetic transmissions sent by a plurality of second computing apparatuses and received by a first computing apparatus. The method may further... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100144275 - Wireless communication unit, mobile terminal, and wireless authentication control method: A wireless communication unit capable of suppressing prevention of signal retransmission by one controlled machine against reception of a signal transmitted from another controlled machine when carrying out wireless authentication with a plurality of controlled machines. The wireless communication unit causes a short-range radio control unit (162) to use radio... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100144277 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a short distance wireless communicating module and a warning unit. The short distance wireless communicating module is used to establish short distance wireless communicating network with another portable electronic device and monitor whether the other portable electronic device is out of wireless network range. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100144278 - Method and system for selecting, transmitting, and receiving an unused carrier frequency and transmitting over the unused carrier frequency: Some embodiments concern a method of transmitting electrical signals. The method can include: using a global positioning satellite receiver to determine a first location of a first electrical device; using a first transmitter to transmit the first location to a first server; using a receiver to receive information identifying at... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

20100144281 - Apparatus and method for removing interference signal using selective frequency phase converter: An apparatus and method for removing an interference signal using a selective frequency phase converter are disclosed. The apparatus for removing an interference signal using a selective frequency phase converter includes: a first phase converter configured to convert a phase of a received RF signal to differentially output first and... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20100144279 - Apparatus, method and radio system: An apparatus is provided to include a detector. The detector can detect that an interfering communications connection to a received satellite system signal in a mobile terminal is to be established by the mobile terminal. The apparatus include a processor that can prevent interference to the received satellite system signal... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100144280 - Method and system for bits and coding assignment utilizing eigen beamforming with fixed rates for closed loop wlan: A method and system for bits and coding assignment utilizing Eigen beamforming with fixed rates for a closed loop WLAN is provided. Aspects of the method for communicating information in a communication system may comprise transmitting data via a plurality of radio frequency (RF) channels utilizing a plurality of transmitting... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100144282 - Methods and apparatus of providing transmit diversity in a multiple access wireless communication system: Methods and apparatus for providing channel diversity to wireless terminals (WTs) in a manner that reduces the latency between the time a WT encounters satisfactory channel conditions are described. A plurality of communications channels with different physical characteristics are maintained in a cell by a base station (BS). Each WT... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144283 - Method and system for creation and control of virtual rendering devices: Methods and systems for coordinating user terminals are disclosed. A user terminal may receive a user terminal identifier and a sensor identifier from a user terminal, determine a group topology based on the user terminal identifier and the sensor identifier to identify a spatial relationship relative to the user terminal,... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100144284 - System and method for configuring a wireless control system of a vehicle using induction field communication: A system for mounting in a vehicle and for providing a control signal to a remote device based on information stored in a portable electronic device includes a radio frequency transmitter for transmitting a control signal to the remote device. The system also includes a first circuit configured to receive... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100144285 - Extended antenna module and applications thereof: An extended antenna module includes an antenna section and an extended wireless interface. The antenna section is operable to receive an inbound radio frequency (RF) signal when an antenna select signal is in a first state and/or transmit an outbound RF signal when the antenna select signal is in the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100144286 - Wireless transmitter calibration using device receiver: Portable electronic devices are provided that contain radio-frequency transceiver circuitry. Power amplifier circuitry may amplify transmitted radio-frequency signals from the radio-frequency transceiver circuitry. The power amplifier circuitry may be powered with a power supply voltage. The power supply voltage may be reduced to conserve power provided that requirements such as... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20100144287 - Wireless communication device utilizing external processors and memories: A wireless communication device coupled to a computer includes an antenna for transmitting a transmitted RF signal and receiving a received RF signal, an RF front-end circuit coupled to the antenna, for amplifying and filtering the transmitted RF signal and the received RF signal, and an interface coupled between the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100144288 - Multiple frequency band multiple standard transceiver: A transceiver includes a receiver section and a transmitter section. The receiver section converts an inbound Multiple Frequency Bands Multiple Standards (MFBMS) signal into a down converted signal, wherein the inbound MFBMS signal includes a desired signal component and an undesired signal component. In addition, the receiver section determines spectral... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100144289 - Electrically tilted antenna system with polarisation diversity: An electrically tilted antenna system with polarisation diversity has a dual polarised, tilt adjustable antenna (32). The antenna (32) has dipoles (34, 36) of two orthogonal polarisations associated with independently adjustable electrical tilt angles. The tilt angles are implemented by relative delays between corporate feed input or output signals, the... Agent: Wall & Tong , LLP

20100144290 - Mixer architectures: Techniques for designing a single-balanced mixer coupled to a dummy portion with a dummy load to improve noise rejection. In an aspect, a single-ended signal (RF) from a stage preceding the mixer, e.g., a low-noise amplifier (LNA), is coupled to the input of the single-balanced mixer to be mixed with... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144291 - Vision assistance using mobile telephone: Methods and system for providing vision assistance using a portable telephone with a built-in camera. In some embodiments, the system identifies the value of a bank note by determining the average number of transitions between black and white in each vertical line of pixels corresponding to a numeric digit. In... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100144292 - Active rf module: An active radio frequency module which is capable of coping with a wide frequency band or a multiband by applying a control signal to a module including a single antenna and radio frequency circuits. The active RF module varies and adjusts a frequency band according to a desired characteristic by... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100144293 - Power supply device, power cable, and reception device: A power supply device includes: a power supply unit configured to output the power of a mainframe; and a power transmission cable configured to supply the power output from the power supply unit to the mainframe via a connector; with the power transmission cable including a mainframe side high-frequency cutoff... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100144294 - Method for tuning to a radio broadcast frequency in a portable terminal: A method for tuning to a radio broadcast frequency in a portable terminal is disclosed. The method includes: determining whether a condition for requiring tuning information is satisfied; computing tuning information using received signal strength indication (RSSI) values of signals received by frequencies if a condition for requiring tuning information... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100144295 - Adaptive impedance matching (aim) for electrically small radio receiver antennas: A method of tuning an antenna circuit includes: (a) receiving a signal on an antenna, (b) producing a received signal strength indication based on the received signal, (c) using the received signal strength indication to produce a control voltage, (d) using the control voltage to control a capacitance in an... Agent: Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP

20100144298 - Apparatus and method for generating in-phase signal and quadrature signal of multi-port network: Provided is an apparatus and method for generating I/Q signals in a multi-port network, which can generate I/Q signals with accurate coordinates and sizes by repeatedly controlling the coordinates and size of an initial parameter in accordance with a predetermined reference condition. The I/Q signal generating apparatus of a multi-port... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100144296 - Carbon nanotubes for wireless communication and radio transmission: Described herein are systems and methods in which a carbon nanotube (CNT) is used as a demodulator of amplitude-modulated (AM) signals. Due to the nonlinear current-voltage (I-V) characteristics of a CNT, the CNT induces rectification of an applied RF signal enabling the CNT to function as a demodulator of an... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department

20100144297 - Communication device and communication method: A communication device and a communication method capable of implementing high-speed and high-quality communication processing such as handover. A mobile communication terminal is configured such that, in cases where it is judged by a power measurement unit that a reception signal received by a communication unit is equal to or... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100144299 - Discontinuous reception/transmission for mobile communication system: The present invention provides for a method of controlling discontinuous reception cycles in a mobile radio communications device, and discontinuous transmission cycles in a mobile radio communication network device, and comprising the steps of monitoring the number of consecutive discontinuous reception and transmission periods within which no data is received,... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100144300 - Antenna device, reception device and radio wave timepiece: An antenna device including: an antenna unit having an oscillating body capable of oscillating at a predetermined natural frequency and being displaceable by an external magnetic field, and a converter for converting motion of the oscillating body to an electrical signal, when a radio wave signal having a frequency band... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100144301 - Low if radio receiver:

20100144302 - Method and apparatus for detecting signal: In a method for detecting a signal in a multi-input multi-output wireless communication system that receives signals transmitted through a plurality of transmission antennas by using a plurality of reception antennas, a detection order for detecting the transmission signals received through the reception antennas is determined on the basis of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100144303 - Method and apparatus for removing dc offset in a direct conversion receiver: A method and apparatus for correcting direct current (DC) offset errors of a received signal in a direct conversion receiver (DCR) are provided. DC offset correction algorithms are incorporated into the DCR, each algorithm being optimized for a particular receive signal operating environment. The DC offset correction algorithms remove DC... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100144304 - Reciever dynamically switching to pseudo differential mode for soc spur reduction: A low noise amplifier in an integrated circuit, the circuit having a digital portion and an analog portion on a common substrate, the digital portion having at least one clocking frequency, includes an input configured to receive a signal at a tuned frequency and an output circuit. The output circuit... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100144305 - Passive wireless receiver: A passive wireless receiver to receive an input signal and passively process the input signal to generate an output signal. An embodiment of the receiver includes an input circuit, a dynamic switching circuit, and a switch signal generator. The input circuit is configured to receive an input signal and produce... Agent: Stevens Law Group

20100144306 - Cell phone fm receiver emergency alert method and apparatus: FM-based emergency alert systems and methods are very reliable, intrude only minimally on program material, leave battery life unchanged, and do not add to the cost of embedding FM reception in portable electronic devices such as cellular handsets. For compatibility with intermittently operating, low-energy-consumption FM receivers in cell phones, an... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c

20100144307 - Method of setting radio access capability in a wireless communications system and related communication device: A method of setting radio access capability for a mobile device capable of a plurality of radio access technologies includes utilizing a first one of the radio access technologies to send subscribing information of the mobile device to a network, receiving a reject message corresponding to the subscribing information from... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100144308 - Methods and apparatus for limiting communication capabilities in mobile communication devices: A mobile device detects whether its temperature is within a first or second range of values, and operates in a full communication state within the first range and a limited communication state within the second range. The mobile device receives a communication request for establishment of a voice call or... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC

20100144309 - Remotely activatable locator system and method using a wireless location system: A method for locating an entity attached to a locator device comprises receiving, at the locator device, a message over a cellular network. Responsive to receiving the message, a call over the cellular network is automatically initiated to enable a party answering the call to determine a location of the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100144310 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for generating resource utilization alerts through communication terminals: The cumulative utilization of communication system resources by a communication terminal is determined. An alert is generated through the communication terminal in response to the cumulative utilization exceeding a threshold amount. The cumulative utilization of resources may be determine by a core network of the communication system and/or by the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144311 - A system and method for utilizing a shared network having one mobile network code: A system and method of selecting a network operator by a roaming subscriber in a shared network. The method begins by a roaming subscriber, UE, entering the shared network. A query is provided to the UE of a selection of at least two network operators operating within the shared network.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100144312 - Limiting data transmission to and/or from a communication device as a data transmission cap is approached and graphical user interface for configuring same: A data transmission cap represents a maximum amount of data that can be transmitted to and/or from a communication device during a subscriber billing cycle without incurring a penalty under a subscriber rate plan. To limit data transmission to and/or from the communication device as the data transmission cap is... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20100144313 - Method for performing an authentication of entities during establishment of wireless call connection: Disclosed is the method for establishing a connection between a base station and a terminal so as to transmit and receive data in the E-UMTS (Evolved Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) or LTE (Long-Term Evolution) system, and more particularly, to a method for determining, by each entity, whether to establish a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100144315 - Invisible mode for mobile phones to facilitate privacy without breaching trust: Systems and methods for providing information security in an unobtrusive manner are presented herein. An authentication component can enable a primary user of a multi-user communications device, based on an authentication process initiated by the primary user, to classify information stored in the multi-user communications device as invisible to other... Agent: Motorola- Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100144317 - Method of mitigating interference in mixed frequency: Disclosed is the radio (wireless) communication system providing a radio communication service and the terminal, and more particularly, to a method of releasing a restricted-access based on a network's setting and an interference situation measured by the terminal in an Evolved Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (E-UMTS) evolved from the Universal... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100144316 - Network element and method for providing access control for a cellular communication network: A network element (130, 330), for providing access control to a core network (120) of a cellular communication network (100) for a wireless communication unit (150) operating within a communication cell supported by the network element (130, 330), comprises a receiver for receiving a message (425) from the wireless communication... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP

20100144314 - Verification methods and apparatus for use in providing application services to mobile communication devices: A mobile communication device operates in a wireless communication network with use of a communication service provided by a service provider (e.g. a wireless carrier for voice telephony, or data service provider for data synchronization). An application server receives, via the wireless network, a message from the mobile device. The... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC One Magnificent Mile Center

20100144318 - Automatic user profile exchange device and method: A device and method of exchanging user profile information by sending and receiving background communications with another device. The background communications include a command to send a background communication embedded with an updated user profile to the requesting device. The embedded user profile is received by the requesting device and... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100144319 - Displaying a message on a personal communication device: Disclosed is a method for re-orienting hardware not currently being used to a new purpose. Sensors on a personal communication device monitor the environment around the device. Based on an analysis of that monitoring, an appropriate visual message is shown on an outside display screen of the device. The visual... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100144320 - Mobile communication device and method for reducing exposure to radio frequency energy during transmissions: A mobile communication device and method for reducing exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy during outgoing and incoming transmissions. During outgoing transmissions, media is stored in a local storage element on the mobile communication device as the media is being created. When the device is positioned a safe distance away... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox

20100144321 - Mobile communication device and method for reducing exposure to radio frequency energy during transmissions: A mobile communication device and method for reducing exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy during outgoing and incoming transmissions. During outgoing transmissions, media is stored in a local storage element on the mobile communication device as the media is being created. When the device is positioned a safe distance away... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP / Rebelvox

20100144324 - Bypassing enhanced services: A communication environment includes of one or more subscriber terminals capable of initiating emergency voice calls over a telephony network. The subscriber terminal further send messages over either a data network or a telephony signaling network to a communication management system. The communication management system receives messages from a subscriber... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100144322 - Invoking a service in an intelligent network: Method and devices for invoking a service in a telecommunications network with a switching node (18) and an intelligent network. The intelligent network has a service 5 control entity (16) and a service switching entity (17). The switching node (18) receives a request to set up a call, determines if... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100144326 - Method and a device for receiving data in a mobile communication device in a broadcast system: In a method for receiving data in a mobile communication device (103) in a broadcast system (100) in which an amount of data is transmitted; said mobile communication device (103) comprising a battery (104); wherein the method comprises the step of receiving a part of said amount of data, wherein... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100144325 - System and method for detecting mutually supported capabilities between mobile devices: A system and method for detecting mutually supported capabilities between two or more mobile devices is described. In some cases, the system transmits a message to a called device requesting information about the device. In some cases, the transmitted message is answered by a user of the device. In some... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100144323 - System, apparatus and associated methodology for enriching contact of a remote client: A contact enrichment system is provided to determine whether contacts stored in a mobile device match profiles stored on a social network server. Profiles matching the contacts are used to enrich the contacts by appending information such as images and video to the contacts. The appended information in the contacts... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100144327 - Method and apparatus for presenting a user interface: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a tablet adapted to detect a presence of another communication device with a display, determine operating characteristics of the display, create according to the operating characteristics of the display a first user interface (UI) portion to be... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gmg Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144328 - System and method of sharing information between wireless devices: A method of receiving a user profile at a wireless device is provided. The method includes receiving a request to add the user profile at the wireless device, transmitting an acceptance of the request, receiving the user profile at the wireless device, and storing the user profile at the wireless... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144329 - Systems and methods for communicating using voice messages: A communication system comprises a communication device configured to receive a data message, such as a text message, and to generate and send a voice reply to the data message using a simple transmit action. The data message comprises an identifier that can be used to determine a reply path... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100144335 - method for initiating a connection between communication devices of at least two parties: A method and system for initiating a connection between at least a first communication device and a second communication device respective of a first party and a second party. According to the present invention initiating a connection includes obtaining a destination subscriber identifier from the first party, wherein the destination... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100144330 - Downloading: In an embodiment, a mobile device is provided comprising a network interface and download controller. In an embodiment, the download controller is configured to check if a file to be downloaded can be handled by the mobile device and to transmit a download request to a further device if the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100144332 - Lightweight application level policy management for portable wireless devices under varying network: Devices and methods are disclosed which relate to dynamically adapting network policy on a wireless communications device to account for changes in network environment. These network policies are enforced, at least in part, at the device level, as opposed to solely at the network edges. The network policy is broad... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144334 - List elimination for distributed downlink coordinated multi-point (comp) framework: Providing for record filtering in distributed dynamic clustering algorithms for coordinated multipoint (CoMP) wireless communication is described herein. By way of example, strategy selection records distributed as part of a belief propagation network are pruned at recipient nodes, thereby reducing processing overhead for dynamic clustering. As a result, cooperative policies... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144336 - System for providing application and management service and modifying user interface and method thereof: Disclosed is a system for downloading an application from a server and providing the same to a client by using a short message or a subscriber interface module (SIM) card. The system modifies a function key for each application according to a client's selection, and randomly modifies a user interface... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100144333 - System, method and apparatus for providing communications that conform to a cellular communication standard and a non-cellular communication standard: The present invention provides a software defined radio transceiver that includes a programmable cellular radio front end and a programmable baseband processor. The programmable cellular radio front end is typically a digital radio frequency processor configured to support a cellular communication standard. The programmable baseband processor is connected to the... Agent: Chalker Flores, LLP

20100144331 - Temporally limited mobile device contact information: Archiving mobile device contact information as a function of occurrence of one or more temporal conditions is provided herein. By way of example, contact information stored in an active contact list of a mobile device can be associated with a temporal condition, such as frequency of use, or location of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144338 - Power control and resource management method of femtocell base station in wideband wireless access system: Provided is a power control method and resource management method of a femtocell base station in a wideband wireless access system. A macrocell base station receives received signal strength from a femtocell base station in a macrocell of the macrocell base station, compares it with received signal strength reported by... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100144337 - System and method to facilitate acquisition of access point base stations: An indoor base transceiver system (BTS) provides economical coverage by having a network-coupled base station that monitors a plurality of remote transceiver units (RTUs), or RF nodes, communicating by base-band conduits at symbol data rate. The BTS can reduce cost by interconnecting coverage nodes at the bit rate and can... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144339 - Radio access point testing method and testing apparatus: The normality verification and radio characteristics test of a radio communication system are executed. RF-SWs (radio-frequency coaxial switches) change-over the paths of signals which are transmitted to and received from an access terminal function portion included in an access point. RF-SWs connect the access terminal function portion 122 with a... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.

20100144340 - Method and apparatus of subchannelization of wireless communication system: A Bluetooth radio which include a coexistence module. The coexistence module is able to associate the Bluetooth radio with one of a first radio and a second radio by monitoring a desired signal pattern for at least a predetermined time and associating with one of the first radio and the... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100144341 - System and apparatus for adapting operations of a communication device: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a base unit operable in part as a femtocell having a controller to detect a cellular phone, wirelessly establish communications with the cellular phone, establish communications with a cellular communication system by way of a broadband interface,... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gmg Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144342 - In-vehicle wireless communication device, roaming list updating system, and method for updating roaming list: A wireless communication unit performs wireless communication with a network of a carrier and receives a roaming list transmitted from the network. A control unit causes a storing unit to store the transmitted roaming list. The control unit sets the stored roaming list to be workable when completing updating of... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100144343 - Calling method, device, and system: A calling method, device and system are disclosed. The calling method includes: obtaining, by a service platform, subscription information of a roaming prepaid subscriber, modifying and sending the modified subscription information to a visited mobile switching centre (VMSC) of the roaming prepaid subscriber so that a call initiated by the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100144344 - Method and system for providing camel services to a home network's outbound roamer without need for camel support or agreement: The present invention provides a method for enabling support of IN services for an HPMN's outbound roamer. The method provides a client-server architecture that enables exchange of messages between a client coupled to the outbound roamer's mobile device and a gateway coupled to the HPMN network. The method includes enabling... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100144346 - Home zone service: A system for determining a Home Zone service availability within a cell in a cellular communications network, wherein users of said cell comprise Home Zone users for whom services are provided at special Home Zone subscription rates when the user is in the cell, and non-Home Zone users. The system... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100144348 - Scanning and decoding methods and apparatus for mobile communication devices: For each broadcast control channel of a plurality of broadcast control channels associated with a plurality of wireless networks, a mobile device decodes control information on the broadcast control channel and stores this control information in its memory. The control information includes a network identification which uniquely identifies a particular... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC

20100144345 - Using called party mobile presence and movement in communication application: Callers are enabled to choose among available communication modes based on information about a called party's mobile status. Mobile status information including whether or not the called party is in motion, their speed if they are in motion, a direction of their movement, as well as their location, can be... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100144347 - Wireless terminal device, and control method and storage medium therefor: A wireless terminal device includes: a receiving section for receiving information on a distance from a range covered by a connectable access point from another wireless terminal device; a search time determination section for determining a time to start searching for the access point based on the information on the... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100144349 - System and method for notifying completion of network re-entry procedure in a communication system: Provided is a method for receiving a notification indicating a completion of a network re-entry procedure by a Base Station (BS) in a communication system. The method includes transmitting, to a Mobile Station (MS), a RaNGing ReSPonse (RNG-RSP) message including information indicating whether to omit any of processes or transmission... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100144350 - Methods, devices, systems, and computer program products for registration of multi-mode communications devices: A method of registering a multi mode communications device for service can include registering a multi-mode communications device by receiving and transmitting registration information over separate communications networks.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144351 - Technique for service domain selection: A technique for performing a service domain selection in a communications network having a default service domain and at least one alternative service domain is described. According to this technique, a switching to the alternative service domain involves the invocation of a supplementary service that is provided as a supplement... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100144353 - Handover method for mobile wimax network based on human mobility behavior: A Handover method in a mobile WiMAX network includes sending a list of target BSs for possible HO acquired by an MSS to a serving BS; providing, at the serving BS, a HO request to the target BSs in the list along with an unique identifier indentifying the MSS to... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100144352 - Method and apparatus for improving mobile terminated call set up performance: An apparatus and method for improving mobile-terminated call set-up performance comprising triggering an inter-radio access technology (IRAT) transition from a source cell to a target cell, remembering the deterministic timing of a plurality of paging occasions in the source cell, and using the deterministic timing for checking at least one... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144354 - Host apparatus, mobile station, serving base station, target base station, and communication method thereof for use in a wireless network: A host apparatus, a mobile station, a serving base station, a target base station, and a communication method thereof for use in a wireless network are provided. The wireless network comprises at least one mobile station, the host apparatus, a serving base station, and a target base station. The at... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100144355 - Terminal, method for handover thereof and supporting method for handover of base station: A handover method of a terminal in a macro cell including a plurality of femto cells includes scanning information on a femto base station for managing a femto cell that is near the terminal from among the plurality of femto cells, and reporting information on the femto base station to... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100144356 - Base station coordination through co-located relays: A relay station, which is used to communicate between a base station and a subscriber station in a wireless communications network, may also be used to communicate between the base station and another base station in an adjacent network by having the relay station communicate a message to or from... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100144357 - Allocation of channels in a dedicated frequency spectrum on a secondary basis: Allocation of channels in a dedicated frequency spectrum on a secondary basis. A direct mode communication request (150) from a first wireless communication device (112) can be received and processed to determine whether there are one or more secondary communication channels over which direct mode communication may be implemented between... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100144359 - Apparatus and method for allocating in wireless communication system: An apparatus for allocating resources in a wireless communication system includes: a verification unit configured to receive channel information and base station information of a system, verify from the channel information the number of channels capable of being used in the system and bandwidths of the channels, and verify from... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100144360 - Message exchange method, wireless communication system, wireless terminal, and wireless base station: In A message exchange method, a wireless terminal transmits to a wireless base station a message parameter which includes identification information identifying a trigger message and a message size indicating the data length of a message, which is to be transmitted from the wireless terminal to the wireless base station.... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20100144361 - Method and apparatus for hashing over multiple frequency bands in a communication system: Method and apparatus for hashing mobile stations to frequencies in a communication system. The method uses two-level hashing to assign a mobile station first to a frequency band and then to a specific frequency within the frequency band. Embodiments allow for weights to be assigned to frequencies and mobiles hashed... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100144358 - Wireless base station, wireless terminal and wireless communication system: A wireless base station for transmitting and receiving a wireless signal with at least one wireless terminal existing in an area, having a transmitter for transmitting the wireless signal, and a receiver for receiving the wireless signal; a timing management unit for managing the information on start timing of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100144363 - Load-based adaptive inactivity timers: System(s) and method(s) are provided to for optimizing cellular network resource utilization under variable load conditions. To optimize resource(s) reallocation, inactivity timers that regulate network resource utilization between activity periods are dynamically adjusted based at least in part on current cell load condition(s). Lookup table(s) or computation based on load-timer... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144362 - Method of configuring a station for accessing a service and an associated controller, access network, access station, and computer program: The invention relates to a method for configuring an SAI parameter of a terminal for accessing a service supplied by a communication network (12). According to the invention, said method comprises, for a service accessible by means of a plurality of radio terminals forming an access network connected to the... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100144364 - Retransmission control method and transmitting-side apparatus: In a retransmission control method, each of a transmitting-side apparatus and a receiving-side apparatus includes a first layer and a second layer; and first retransmission control processing is performed between the first layer of the transmitting-side apparatus and the first layer of the receiving-side apparatus, and second retransmission control processing... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100144365 - Wireless base station, load distribution apparatus, centralized control apparatus, wireless communication system, load distribution method and load distribution program: The present invention aims at providing a wireless communication system capable of lowering the load of the overload channel in the overload state in consideration of the allocation states of radio channels of adjacent base stations adjacent to the wireless base station. The wireless communication system in accordance with the... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100144367 - Method for location determination and a mobile device: A method and mobile device for location determination using sequential pattern recognition are disclosed. The method comprises determining a specific sequence of identifiers of a plurality of base transceiver stations that control cells through which a mobile device has passed when travelling along a path. The specific sequence of identifiers... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp

20100144366 - Methods and systems for determining the location of a femtocell: A femtocell acquires its geographic location using location samples reported by mobile devices that are communicatively coupled with the femtocell. The estimated location may be calculated as an arithmetic mean of reported location samples, a weighted mean of reported location samples, or by using reported location samples in conjunction with... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20100144369 - Customer premises equipment and method for sending location information of the customer premises equipment: A customer premises equipment (CPE) for sending location information of the customer premises equipment over the Internet includes a request module, a positioning module, and an address sending module. The request module is configured for determining if a physical location of the CPE needs to be sent based at least... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100144370 - Method and system of locating mobile terminal: A method and a system for locating a mobile terminal using an assisted global positioning system are disclosed. The base station promptly and precisely locates a mobile terminal so that emergency action may be taken immediately. In an exemplary embodiment, the base station transmits the determined location of the caller... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100144368 - System and method for sharing location data in a wireless communication network: A system and method for sharing location data amongst wireless communication devices uses a token system to grant permission to share location data. The tokens may be created automatically as the result of user activation of a different function. Location data may be exchanged when two wireless communication devices, authorized... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144374 - Geographic-based detection keys: The present invention relates generally to signal processing and cell phones. One claim recites a method comprising: receiving a signal from a cell phone; determining, based at least in part on the signal, whether the cell phone is physically located in a predetermined home area; and if not in the... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20100144371 - Location register for trusted wifi devices that roam: Devices and methods are disclosed which relate to the gathering and recording of network availability and attributes in a location in order to define location based services. Registration logics onboard mobile communications devices collect network data as they roam inside and outside of their home cellular network. The registration logic... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144373 - Method and system for border control: A method for location tracking that includes identifying a subset of users of a mobile communication network who are located in a predefined area of interest using a first location subsystem of the mobile communication network. One or more of the identified users are assigned to a second location subsystem... Agent: Lawrence A. Aaronson, P.C. Lawrence A. Aaronson

20100144372 - System for telecommunication: The invention relates to a system for telecommunication, comprising:—a wireless network for telecommunication with at least one transmitter/receiver, which network is provided with message facilities such as SMS and MMS and the like; and—at least one portable communication device connected to or to be connected to the network and having... Agent: Medlen & Carroll, LLP

20100144375 - Method for determining the path of a person equipped with a mobile phone device: The invention relates to a method, which can be used to determine the local itinerary of a user of a variety of public means of transportation. Based on said determined itinerary then the travel cost can be equitably distributed among the individual operators of the means of transportation. The basis... Agent: Priest & Goldstein PLLC

20100144376 - Method and system for producing hard copies of electronic information employing a portable personal receiving device: A method for producing hard copies of electronic information employing a portable personal receiving device includes the steps of selecting information to print and utilizing the receiving device to identify available printers based on the location of the receiving device for printing the selected information in hard copy form. The... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.

20100144379 - Advanced user interface operations in a dual-mode wireless device: A system and method are provided for mobile stations for enhancing the ease of use of a mobile station. Through the system and method, a user may more easily view the phone number of a caller identification card. The user may be alerted when the user tries to send messages... Agent: Jones Day (rim) - 2n

20100144380 - Interactive messaging system: The interactive messaging system of the present invention provides for an interactive communication process between users, both senders and recipients. The sender composes a message by filling in a template stored in data services. Once completed, the sender pushes the message to a recipient's wireless device if the wireless device... Agent: Loza & Loza LLP

20100144377 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for application-based communications: An apparatus for application-based communications may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive a message from a remote device at a receiving device. The message may have been generated based on application registration data associated with the receiving device. The processor may also be configured to execute... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100144378 - Reducing messaging costs: Technology for enabling subscribers to reduce their messaging costs is described. The technology includes employing multiple messaging data messaging services and employing advertisement-based defrayal of messaging charges. A message may be entered or displayed as an SMS message even though a data communications service other than SMS is used to... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft

20100144381 - Power control method and apparatus for inter-cell interference removal: A power control method performs a scheduling on user terminals and then allows the user terminals to calculate power of interference by neighboring sectors, generates interference information to indicate how much the base stations in neighboring sectors, which interfere with each other, reduce transmission power based on the calculated power... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100144382 - Estimating time delays in a simulcast communication system: A method for facilitating an equalization of a simulcast signal comprising: (a) receiving a simulcast signal comprising known data simulcast from at least two different sites; (b) generating a number of simulated simulcast signals, each simulated simulcast signal being based on at least two sites transmitting said known data with... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20100144383 - Managing and monitoring emergency services sector resources: A system for monitoring and managing emergency services sector resources includes a wireless communications device configured to establish a wireless network, a plurality of wireless nodes wirelessly connected to the wireless network, a user application, a message management and routing system configured to facilitate communications between the wireless communication device... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC

20100144384 - Base station, mobile station and control method therefor: An exemplary method for a communication network according to the present invention includes detecting movement of a mobile station, and modifying a control for the communication network based on the detection of the movement. In an exemplary embodiment, a transmit power control may be increased or decreased based the movement... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100144385 - Two-mode mobile telephone terminal capable of automatically and completely disabling the radio transmission of its interface intended for a wireless global telecommunications network: This two-mode mobile telephone terminal (T) comprises a first interface (GI) intended to connect it to a wireless global telecommunications network (PLMN), a second interface (WI) intended to connect it to a wireless local area telecommunications network (WLAN), and a control unit (CU) for receiving, from the second interface (WI),... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100144387 - Multifunctional portable electronic device: A multifunctional portable electronic device includes a camera module, a central processing unit and a display module. The came module is configured to capture images of the anti-counterfeit parts of a to-be-tested item. The central processing unit is configured to receive the images captured by the camera module, compare the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100144386 - Portable electronic device having a rotary camera unit: The present invention relates to a portable electronic device comprising: a housing; a camera unit (1), which can be rotated relative to the housing, for capturing an image;—electromechanical detection means for detecting a rotational position of the camera unit, wherein the electromechanical means comprise a cam (3) attached to the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100144389 - Cordless telephone with mp3 player capability: A cordless telephone which allows a user to play MP3 digital audio bit stream music, a video game, either alone or with a user of another cordless telephone, using the remote handset of a cordless telephone to control the functions of the MP3 player. The cordless telephone remains usable as... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.

20100144388 - Monolithic photodetector: A photodetector including a photodiode formed in a semiconductor substrate and a waveguide element formed of a block of a high-index material extending above the photodiode in a thick layer of a dielectric superposed to the substrate, the thick layer being at least as a majority formed of silicon oxide... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP

20100144390 - Dialing device for mobile phone and method for using the same: A dialing device of a mobile phone includes a communicating unit for wireless communication, a processor unit electronically connected to the communicating unit for storing phone numbers, and a recording unit electronically connected to the communicating unit for recording and storing audio signals. The processor unit automatically dials predetermined phone... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100144392 - Accessory devices for mobile phones: Implementations described herein relate to accessories for mobile phones. In one implementation, an accessory may include, a display to present information received from a mobile phone to a user of the accessory. The accessory may connect with the mobile phone to form a link to the mobile phone. The accessory... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100144393 - Devices and methods for power transmission level indication: Devices and methods are disclosed which relate to a wireless communications device comprising a wireless power transmission detector and a wireless power transmission indicator for displaying to a user the current level of wireless power transmission. A voltmeter and ammeter take readings from the wireless transceiver circuit while the wireless... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Moazzam Attn: Patent Docketing

20100144391 - Integrated touch panel for a tft display: This relates to displays for which the use of dual function capacitive elements does not result in any decreases of the aperture of the display. Thus, touch sensitive displays that have aperture ratios that are no worse than similar non-touch sensing displays can be manufactured. More specifically, this relates to... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100144396 - Mobile phone for interacting with underlying substrate: A mobile phone device configured for overlaying part of a substrate. The substrate contains a printed hyperlink and coded data identifying a plurality of positions on the substrate. The device includes: a mobile telephone transceiver; an optical sensor for reading the coded data; a processor for generating interaction data using... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100144394 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a case forming an outer appearance of the mobile terminal, a window formed at one surface of the case, a touch sensor located at the window, the touch sensor being configured to detect a touch input through the window, at least... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100144395 - Mobile terminal and computer program: A mobile terminal, including a touch panel detecting a touch position; a vibration generation device configured to generate vibration; an assignment device configured to assign different vibration area patterns that define vibration areas generating the vibration on the touch panel, to a plurality of internal states, respectively; and a control... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100144401 - Hands-free apparatus: A hands-free apparatus in a vehicle has two cellular phones connected through simultaneous HFP connections, with one of the two cellular phones having a private call and the other of the two cellular phones receiving a voice call. The hands-free apparatus displays on a touch screen a call transfer switch... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100144399 - Handsfree in-vehicle device: An in-vehicle device having handsfree communication function includes: a coupling element for coupling the in-vehicle device and a cell phone with a handsfree communication protocol and a mail transfer protocol, which are executed simultaneously; a status determination element for determining whether the cell phone is in a communicating state with... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100144398 - In-vehicle apparatus having handsfree function: An in-vehicle handsfree apparatus stores a mail operation state while a message access profile (MAP) is being connected with a cellular phone. An incoming voice call from a communication network arises in the cellular phone while the in-vehicle handsfree apparatus is receiving mail information from the cellular phone. When the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100144400 - In-vehicle apparatus having handsfree function: An in-vehicle apparatus having a handsfree function is disclosed. The in-vehicle apparatus is connectable with multiple cellular phones at a same time using a handsfree communication protocol. When a first cellular phone and a second cellular phone of the multiple cellular phones are respectively and simultaneously in a handset communicating... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100144397 - In-vehicle apparatus, cellular phone device, and method for controlling communication therebetween: A communication unit communicates with a cellular phone device simultaneously using a handsfree communication protocol for handsfree communication and a data transfer protocol for data transfer. The cellular phone device is selectively in one of: i) a handsfree communication state where outgoing and incoming voice is transmitted via input and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100144402 - Semiconductor integrated circuit, noncontact/contact electronics device using the same and mobile terminal: The semiconductor integrated circuit includes: a pair of antenna terminals; a rectifier; a source-voltage terminal; a shunt regulator; a series regulator. When the voltage of the inside source line rises to or above a first set voltage, the shunt regulator passes a pull-down current through a pull-down transistor. When the... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100144403 - Isolated monolithic electric power: An isolated monolithic electrical converter including a substrate made of a resistive material, the underside of which has two input electrodes spaced apart from each other, constituting the primary, an insulating layer on the top side of the substrate, and, on the insulating layer, at least two elements made of... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Inc. C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100144404 - Support apparatus for portable devices: A support apparatus for portable devices, comprising: a first lever exhibiting a rest surface of a portable device; a second lever for constraining the portable device housed on the rest surface; the first lever and the second lever being hinged in order to be rotatable between a first reciprocally-neared position... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100144406 - Folding portable device and connecting mechanism: A folding portable device is provided, in which a connecting mechanism that mechanically connects a first housing and a second housing to each other includes a plurality of first members including a first plane and two engaging pieces provided on the first plane, and a plurality of second members including... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100144407 - Portable device: Provided are a transparent cover having a light transmittance of not less than 50%, in which transparent cover a circuit pattern of a conductive material is provided between two sheet-like transparent substrates, a device main body that couples the transparent cover thereto in an openable/closable manner such that members provided... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100144405 - Portable terminal: A portable terminal 10 includes a first casing 11 and a second casing 12 having inner side surfaces 11a, 12a capable of opposing to each other, respectively, and a hinge 13 for coupling the first casing 11 and the first casing 11. The first casing 11 is provided with magnetic... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC

20100144408 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device including a first body, a second body, a sliding block and a linkage mechanism is provided. The first body is stacked on the second body. The sliding block is located between the first body and the second body, and is slidably coupled to the first body.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100144409 - Sliding type handheld mobile device with great sliding range: A sliding type handheld mobile device is disclosed. A screen module covers a plurality of keys of a body, and may slide relative to the body to expose the keys. The screen module has an opening to allow the FPC to pass through and connect to the body. One end... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20100144410 - Shielding structure and member for electronic device and electronic device including the same: Shielding structure for use in an electronic device comprising a housing and an electronic substrate which is arranged in the housing and which includes electronic parts, wherein the housing includes at least a surface facing the electronic parts, the surface being made of an electrically conductive substance. There is disposed... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100144411 - Touch tarp for mobile devices: Touch Tarp for Mobile Devices will secure a mobile device into a case by sliding it up from the bottom and locking it in. With the explosion of touch screen mobile devices, it will help to safely and securely hold mobile devices to prevent accidental calling and/or damage to the... Agent: Bernard Pettingill

  
06/03/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100136898 - Device and method to store product information: A device and a method are provided for receiving items of product information over a satellite digital audio radio (SDAR) network and locally storing the information therein. A mobile device is provided that comprises a control section and mobile information storage in electrical communication with the control section. The control... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc Legal Staff - M/c 483-400-402

20100136899 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling broadcast therein: A mobile terminal and method of controlling a broadcast therein are disclosed, by which a currently-output broadcast content can be continued to be output despite expiration of a validity term of a broadcast viewing authority. The method includes acquiring a first broadcast viewing authority, receiving and outputting a first broadcast... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100136900 - Radio relay device and method: A radio relay method for relaying and transmitting a received radio signal, including receiving the radio signal as a first received signal through a first antenna, outputting a first gain controlled signal which controls gain of the first received signal, transmitting a first relay signal which amplifies the first gain... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100136901 - Assembly of a low-noise block converter and a filter for a satellite antenna system, and connecting component thereof: An assembly of a low-noise block converter and a filter for a satellite antenna includes a low-noise block converter, a filter, and a connecting component. The low-noise block converter includes an output circuit, and the filter includes a filtering circuit. The connecting component includes a sleeve part for engaging threadedly... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20100136902 - Signal power summation using satellite transponders having orthogonal polarizations: A method for communication includes transmitting first and second copies of a signal toward first and second satellite transponders, respectively, so as to cause the first and second satellite transponders to transmit respective first and second downlink signals with mutually-orthogonal linear polarizations toward a coverage region. A correction is applied... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd

20100136903 - Data transmission system for transmitting data via relay having multiple antennas: Disclosed is a data transmission system that transmits data using a relay. During a first time slot, a base station may transmit base station data to the relay, and a mobile station may transmit mobile station data to the relay. During a second time slot, the relay may transmit the... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100136905 - A wireless communication device for inductive coupling to another device: A communications device for wireless communication with another device, the communications device having a) a first part having a first housing and a first induction coil for providing an inductive coupling to the other device, and b) a second part having a second induction coil adapted to be inductively coupled... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100136906 - Apparatus and method for controlling human body contact of ground electrode, and human body communication system using the same: Provided are an apparatus and a method for controlling human body contact of ground electrode, and a human body communication system using the same. The apparatus includes a resistance measuring unit for applying a predetermined voltage to a human body through a signal electrode, to measure a resistance value between... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100136904 - Electronic device and communication state output method: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a communication module, an electrical field strength detector, a state detector, an output module, and an output controller. The communication module transmits and receives a radio signal. The electrical field strength detector detects electrical field strength of the radio signal transmitted and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100136910 - Apparatus and method for device search for high-speed based bluetooth applications: Provided are a device searching method of a Bluetooth application and an apparatus using the same. The apparatus includes an application unit that generates a command for searching a Bluetooth device in a surrounding area of the device searching apparatus, a stack unit that performs a Bluetooth device initialization process... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100136907 - Dual-mode mobile communication device capable of sharing bluetooth module to perform communication: A dual-mode portable communication device capable of sharing Bluetooth module to perform communication is disclosed. The dual-mode portable communication device includes a first communication module, a second communication module and a Bluetooth module. The Bluetooth module of the dual-mode portable communication device is electrically connected with a Bluetooth module. The... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100136911 - Information processing device, communication control method and program: An information processing device is provided. The information processing device including a communication antenna having a variable Q value, for performing contactless-type communication with an external device by using a communication path capable of transmitting and receiving a signal using a carrier of a predetermined frequency, a communication speed determining... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100136908 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof includes determining priority between at least two tag types used for short-range communication according to a current location, and establishing the short-range communication using the tag type having the highest priority among of the tag types. When the location of the terminal or... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100136909 - On-vehicle device and communication method: Disclosed is an on-vehicle device which can effectively and surely provide content information. The on-vehicle device includes a control unit which causes a feature information storage region to store feature information having predetermined items as information on the on-vehicle device features (step S1). When a radio communication channel is established... Agent: Eric Robinson

20100136912 - Antenna having a defined gap between first and second radiating elements: An apparatus including an antenna for wireless communications is disclosed. The apparatus includes a first radiating element and a second radiating element that substantially surrounds the first radiating element to define a gap therebetween. The first radiating element is electromagnetically coupled to an electrically insulated from the second radiating element.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100136913 - Method of communicating and transmitting a message relating to a transaction of a contactless application, associated terminal, secure module and system:

20100136914 - Method and system for scanning frequencies in no-service area field: A method and a system for scanning frequencies in an electronic device include storing one or more frequencies, performing a scan based on the stored frequencies for a predetermined time interval, and establishing a connection based on the scan. The system includes an acquisition database for scanning frequencies in an... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100136917 - Device for suppressing interference phenomenon between capacitive detection areas of a sensor: The invention relates to a device for suppressing the interference phenomena between several detection areas (A, B) of a capacitive sensor (30) submitted to a humid ambient environment, characterised in that it comprises means for preventing the propagation of humidity (50) between the detection areas (A, B) in order to... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100136916 - Orthogonal cross polarization interference compensating device, demodulator, receiving station, and method of compensating cross-polarization interference: An orthogonal cross-polarization interference compensating device for solving the problem tin which integration contents of an integration circuit are indefinite when a control loop is cut. An orthogonal cross-polarization interference compensator generates a compensation signal for compensating phase noise included in an own polarization signal. A demodulator compensates for orthogonal... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100136915 - Wireless communication method and apparatus therefor: A wireless communication method for a wireless communication apparatus to communicate wirelessly with a corresponding wireless communication apparatus with adaptively selecting a modulation scheme from a plurality of modulation schemes, comprising: a step of grasping a quality of a received signal; a step of selecting a first modulation scheme based... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100136918 - Method for shopping in a store: A method for shopping in a store is provided using a multi-network for communication in a store and a wireless end device that may be held approximate to a shopper as a shopper moves about a store and whereby a shopper uses the wireless end device to send and receive... Agent: Theodore P. Cummings, Attorney At Law

20100136920 - Method and system for optimizing measurement reporting mechanism in a layered protocol wireless network: A method and a system for optimizing a measurement reporting mechanism in a wireless network is provided. The method includes receiving a measurement report message from a radio resource control layer and storing the measurement report message in a radio link control layer. The method also includes checking for invalid... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100136919 - Methods relating to channel estimation: The present invention relates to methods that can be used in a wireless communication system, and systems adapted to use such methods. In a preferred form the methods are useful in channel estimation in a wireless communication system using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM). The system is provided with a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100136921 - Interface unit for display of alphanumeric data: An interface. unit (1) for display of alphanumeric-data packets, includes an input connector and an output connector (3). The input connector (2) is connectable by a first connection to a first apparatus (11, 11′) for reproduction of an audio signal to which alphanumeric data are associated. The output connector (3)... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20100136924 - Antenna device and wireless communication system: An antenna device includes a ground plane, an antenna element, and a metal wall. The antenna element is having a distance of (m×λ/2-λ/4) away from the ground plane, where “m” is an integer which is equal or larger than “1” and “λ” is a wave length of operating frequency. The... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100136923 - Apparatus with rfid transceiver and wireless communication module: An apparatus includes an RFID transceiver, a processing module, and a wireless communication module. The RFID transceiver receives an RFID signal from a device and obtains communication information from the RFID signal. The processing module is operable to: determine a wireless communication protocol and device identification information from the communication... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100136922 - Configurable rf sections for receiver and transmitter and methods for use therewith: A transceiver includes an RF receiver section having a plurality of RF receiver stages configured in parallel, and a configurable RF transmitter section. The plurality of RF receiver stages are selectively enabled in response to a control signal. The configurable RF transmitter section is configured to operate in one of:... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100136925 - Tuning amplitude slope matched filter architecture: A tuning control system and associated method is provided for continuously and automatically tuning a lobed amplitude slope matching filter (ASMF) to a band center of an interfering signal to provide improved rejection of an interfering signal coupled from a transmission antenna into a local receive antenna in the presence... Agent: Leo G. Lenna Dilworth & Barrese, LLP

20100136926 - Off-line channel tuning amplitude slope matched filter architecture: A tuning control system and associated method is provided for continuously and automatically tuning a lobed amplitude slope matching filter (ASMF) to a band center of an interfering signal to provide improved rejection of an interfering signal coupled from a transmission antenna into a local receive antenna in the presence... Agent: Leo G. Lenna Dilworth & Barrese, LLP

20100136927 - Configurable baseband processing for receiver and transmitter and methods for use therewith: A configurable transceiver includes an RF receiver section that generates at least one downconverted signal from a received RF signal. A receiver processing module processes at least one downconverted signal in a plurality of receiver stages to produce a stream of inbound data, wherein the receiver processing module is configurable... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100136928 - Power management unit for configurable receiver and transmitter and methods for use therewith: A configurable transceiver includes an RF receiver that generates a stream of inbound data from at least one received RF signal, wherein the RF receiver is configurable in response to a control signal. An RF transmitter generates at least one RF signal from a stream of outbound data, wherein the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100136929 - Method and multi-channel rf transmitter arrangement for generating rf fields: A multi-channel RF transmitter arrangement in the form of, or comprising, a plurality RF antennas, antenna elements, coils or coil elements (11 to 16), for generating an RF field, especially for use in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system for exciting nuclear magnetic resonances (NMR), and a method for generating... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100136930 - Radio transmission apparatus and control apparatus for events rooms as well as corresponding method: Radio systems for supplying hearing apparatus in events rooms are of a more convenient design. To this end a radio transmission apparatus is provided for transmission of speech signals in an events room. It possesses a receive device for receiving at least one control signal and a switching device for... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100136931 - Method for transmitting and receiving additional control signals: A method for transmitting/receiving an additional control signal without any loss of bandwidth and power in an original Tx signal is disclosed. If the additional control signal is transmitted via the Tx signal composed of at least one of data and control signals, at least one of the amplitude and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100136932 - Method and a radio base station in a telecommunications system: The present invention relates to radio base stations including a standardized interface CPRI between a Radio Equipment (RE) and a Radio Equipment Controller (REC). The present invention also relates to a method. The problem addressed is how to convey calibration information from the RE to the REC, when the capacity... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100136933 - Configuration controller for receiver and transmitter: A configuration controller generates one or more control signals based on channel data. A receiver includes an RF receiver section and a receiver processing module that are configured in response to the control signal. A transmitter includes an RF transmitter section and a transmitter processing module that are configured in... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100136934 - Voice, data and rf integrated circuit with multiple modulation modes and methods for use therewith: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter includes a modulation controller that generates a modulation control signal having either a first value or a second value. A driver generates an RF signal based on an upconverted signal, wherein the driver modulates the upconverted signal based on a first modulation signal when the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100136935 - Method and system for wcdma power amplifier closed loop power control: Methods and systems for WCDMA power amplifier closed loop power control are disclosed and may include determining a magnitude of an output RF signal generated by a power amplifier (PA), and configuring a gain of a PGA coupled to an input of the PA via closed-loop feedback to maintain a... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100136936 - Automobile top antenna devices and antenna amplifiers thereof: Antenna amplifiers and automobile top antenna devices are provided. The antenna amplifier includes an AM frequency selection circuit, an AM signal amplification circuit, an FM frequency selection circuit, an FM signal amplification circuit, and a power circuit. The antenna amplifier is further provided with a trap circuit that has an... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20100136937 - Polar feedback receiver for modulator: This disclosure relates to linearization in polar modulators of wireless communication devices, to attain linear amplification and high power efficiency during transmission.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100136938 - Method for implementing continuous radio frequency (rf) alignment in advanced electronic warfare (ew) signal stimulation systems: A method for using a “B” channel of a dual channel measurement receiver as a transfer standard for power measurement, which may include in an exemplary embodiment: correlating measurements made with an “A” channel to measurements made with an RF Power Meter on one RF signal source, so that readings... Agent: Venable LLP

20100136939 - Gain control apparatus and method in receiver of multiband ofdm system: A gain control apparatus in a receiver of multiband OFDM system includes: an amplifier amplifying a received signal based on a first auto gain control signal; an analog-to-digital converter for converting the amplified signal into a digital signal; band reception signal extractor for extracting a signal of a desired reception... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100136941 - Quadratic amplitude control circuit for cosite interference cancellation: A quadratic amplitude matching system and associated method with an associated tuning control system is provided for continuously and automatically tuning a quadratic amplitude matching filter (QAMF) to a band center of an interfering signal to provide improved rejection of an interfering signal coupled from a transmission antenna into a... Agent: Bae Systems

20100136940 - System and method of joint synchronization and noise covariance estimation: A system and method in a radio receiver for joint synchronization and noise covariance estimation of a received signal. A spatially and temporally stacked signal model, whereby successive samples of temporally adjacent received signal vectors and corresponding training vectors are stacked, is used in the derivation of the estimation problem.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100136942 - Receiving circuit including balun circuit and notch filter and operating method thereof: Provided are a receiving circuit including a balun circuit and a notch filter, and an operating method thereof. The receiving circuit includes a transformer, a notch filter, and a mixer. The transformer converts a single input signal to a differential input signal using a first tap. The notch filter blocks... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100136943 - Content management for wireless digital media frames: System(s) and method(s) are provided for management of content(s) directed to a wireless digital media frame (WDMF). Management is facilitated by a service provided by a mobile network platform. A service subscription allows a subscriber to establish femto cell coverage in a location that host a subscribed WDMF(s); determine content(s)... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100136944 - Method and system for performing a task upon detection of a vehicle trigger: A triggering event causes a telematics device to transmit information to a user device. Or, the telematics device may perform a task in response to determining that a trigger even occurred. The user device generates an alert in response to the transmitted information producing the alert, for example, graphically, audibly,... Agent: Hughes Telematics, Inc.

20100136946 - Call origination method for full-touch screen portable terminal: An apparatus and method for originating a call in a full-touch screen portable terminal are provided. In the method, it is determined whether a malfunction occurs. An emergency call mode is executed in the event of the malfunction. It is determined whether an event is generated in the emergency call... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100136947 - Method and system for emergency call service in unlicensed mobile access network: A method and system for an emergency call service in an unlicensed mobile access (UMA) network are disclosed. The emergency call service method includes: receiving, by a mobile terminal on an unlicensed network, an emergency call; forwarding, by the unlicensed network, the emergency call and an AP (access point) list... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100136945 - System and method for calculating and disseminating intelligent evacuation routes based on location awareness and integrated analytics: A system for providing emergency-related information. The system can include a processor configured to execute computer-readable instructions. The system can also include one or more communications devices utilized by a user, wherein the one or more communications devices is communicatively linked with a provider. Additionally, the system can include a... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP

20100136948 - Method and system for circulating messages: A method for circulating a message to a group of people, including sending a circulated message by a 1st mobile communicator, and sequentially receiving the circulated message by an nth mobile communicator and sending the circulated message to an (n+1)st mobile communicator, n=2, 3, . . . , N-1, wherein... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20100136949 - Method of providing secure, confidential, contact between individuals, and for thus protecting the assets and property of the individuals: The present invention provides a method for providing secure communication between individuals. The method includes the steps of a provider, assigning to a subscriber a unique identifier, providing the subscriber at least one tag having the unique identifier and contact information for a provider indicated thereon, receiving a communication from... Agent: Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne

20100136950 - Controlling sound characteristics of alert tunes that signal receipt of messages responsive to content of the messages: A communication terminal includes a transceiver and a controller. The transceiver receives electronic messages from another communication terminal. The controller responds to receipt of each of the messages by examining content of the message according to at least one defined rule and to control sound characteristics of an alert tune... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100136951 - Systems and methods for facilitating the acquisition of content: The present invention provides systems and methods for acquiring content (e.g., a ring tone or a ring view) for a communication device.... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20100136954 - Method and system for providing assistance resource progress information along a route: A user, either in a vehicle with a telematics device, at a home having a computer device, using a handheld wireless device, or other type of communication device, can request services such as to repair a flat tire, unlock a locked door, repair cable television service, etc. using the communication... Agent: Hughes Telematics, Inc.

20100136952 - Mobile communication device with video application for display on a remote monitor and methods for use therewith: A mobile communication device includes a processing module that executes a video application and that generates display data in response thereto. At least one transceiver sends the display data to a display device in a video mode of operation and transceives wireless telephony data with a wireless telephony network in... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100136953 - Network-intelligent scanner: A piconet communications system (e.g. Bluetooth®) is used to distribute information to mobile user devices 1 which advertise (10) that they require the information available. In a reversal of the conventional information provision protocols, the information provider 2 scans for user devices receptive to such data (21), and transmit the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100136955 - System for providing application and management service and modifying user interface and method thereof: Disclosed is a system for downloading an application from a server and providing the same to a client by using a short message or a subscriber interface module (SIM) card. The system modifies a function key for each application according to a client's selection, and randomly modifies a user interface... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100136957 - Method and apparatus for determining a user input from inertial sensors: A system and method for determining a user input based on movements of a mobile device. In a particular implementation, angular movement of the mobile device about at least one axis of a linear plane is detected. Linear movement of the mobile device along at least one axis of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100136956 - Real-time discovery and mutual screening of candidates for direct personal contact in user-designated vicinities: A method for real-time discovery and mutual screening of candidates for direct personal contact in a vicinity, using electronic devices that can communicate with a central facility, and with each other. Each user individually sets one or more target vicinity, personal attributes, and screening criteria. A list of desirable and/or... Agent: Michael Rozenman

20100136958 - Method and apparatus for providing multimedia content on a mobile media center: A method and apparatus for providing multimedia content over a wireless network are disclosed. For example, the method receives a request from a customer via a data enabled cellular phone for accessing one or more multimedia content from a multimedia content server of the customer, and performs an authentication for... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Wt

20100136959 - Document delivery system of gsm mobile supporting midp environments and thereof: The present invention relates to a GSM mobile document transfer system for supporting MIDP environments and a transferring method thereof, in that a MS office document or another office document are transferred to a mobile communication terminal through a web to phone manner, whereby it can receive and view the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100136960 - Control software for unlocking relocking cellular telephones: Cellular telephone handsets often include electronic or software coding that “locks” them to a specific wireless network. Provided herein, is a method for provisioning locked handsets by unlocking them from their established network and relocking them on a new cellular network. The handset is connected in communication with the control... Agent: Tuggey Rosenthal Pauerstein Sandoloski Agather LLP

20100136961 - Controlling mobile terminals: For an automatic control of a mobile terminal, a method is proposed for the control of a mobile terminal by receiving a set of control commands in a mobile terminal comprising a processor, a subscriber module and a communications unit, storing a set of control commands in a memory of... Agent: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP

20100136962 - Apparatus, system, and method for mobile communication: The invention discloses a mobile communication apparatus, for communicating with a callee or a caller through a first communication network. The mobile communication apparatus includes a communication module and a processing module. The communication module is used to connect the first communication network and a second communication network; whereas the... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100136965 - Backup of bad quality voice messages: A method for backing up and re-transmitting voice messages being transmitted during a call from a mobile device to an answering machine with a dedicated address in a network includes measuring the transmission quality between the mobile device and the answering machine while a connection is established between the mobile... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLP

20100136963 - Method of discarding data block in wireless communication system: A method of discarding data blocks in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes configuring a radio bearer for providing a service, configuring a discard condition for a data block of the service related to the radio bearer, wherein the discard condition is configured according to a type... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100136964 - Wireless communication terminal, communication control method of wireless communication terminal, and wireless communication system: It is possible to provide a wireless communication terminal, a wireless communication terminal communication control method, and a wireless communication system, capable of effectively capturing a communication system, when a transmission operation is performed even if judgment of out-of-service-area is made. The wireless communication terminal (10) includes a control unit... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100136966 - Wireless repeater with arbitary programmable selectivity: The invention relates to wireless repeater systems and methods. In embodiments, such systems and methods involve receiving a wireless transmission signal; and processing the wireless transmission signal using a digital signal processing facility (DSP); wherein the DSP is adapted to filter at least one sub-band of the wireless transmission signal... Agent: Gtc Law Group LLP & Affiliates

20100136967 - Real-time network selection and mobile subscriber identity update for inter-standard network roaming: A method for inter-standard network roaming is provided. Upon roaming into a visited network, an access terminal may send a location update message that includes its current mobile subscriber identity. A roaming gateway receives the update message and uses the current mobile subscriber identity to determine whether the access terminal... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100136968 - Method and apparatus for quick network search in mobile communication devices: A mobile communication device connects to a mobile network identified from various mobile networks operating in a geographical area. Signal frequencies supported by the mobile communication device are scanned to identify a set of signal frequencies associated with the mobile networks. A set of network IDs associated with the mobile... Agent: Onda Techno Intl. Patent Attys.

20100136969 - Neighbor cell list compilation methods and apparatus: A user equipment (UE) in a communication system can keep track of the cell/frequency deployment of a network operator preferred by the user, and based on the tracked information, the UE can build up its own user-specific Neighbor Cell List. When the UE is roaming, the UE does received-signal measurements... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100136970 - Device registration in an ims network: A network element for use in an IMS network is disclosed herein. The network element includes a communication interface operable to receive a SIP request message from a communication device, such as an SIP invite. The network element also includes a communication processor operable to process the SIP request message,... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100136971 - Usage of msisdn in subscription assignment: The present invention relates to a method and device for activating a subscription in a cellular network comprising a register unit for a cellular network, said register unit storing at least one unique identity number which identifies a subscriber identity module. The stored identity number is registered in a cellular... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100136974 - Apparatus and method for dynamic resource exchange in cognitive radio (cr) based communication system: A base station includes an apparatus and a method for exchanging frequency channel resources between base stations in a Cognitive Radio (CR) based communication system. A requesting Base Station (BS), which requests channel exchange a neighboring BS, receives a channel advertisement message from a neighboring BS and sends a channel... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100136972 - Gateway module, communication method, and computer program product thereof: A gateway module, a communication method, and a computer program product thereof are provided. The gateway module is adapted for use in a network framework comprising a mobile station, a plurality of interworking units, a first wireless network, and a second wireless network. The mobile station is located within the... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100136973 - Method and apparatus for performing vertical handover in sdr terminal: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for allowing a Software Defined Radio (SDR) terminal to perform a vertical handover between different services. The vertical handover method includes: receiving a handover request from an application service which is currently being executed; selecting a new application service which is a handover target... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100136976 - Mobile terminal device, its communication method, and radio network system: Provided is a mobile terminal apparatus which can realize a long-time wait as follows. The mobile terminal apparatus surely performs a reselection process to increase chances to wait for a host communication system, improve the traffic efficiency, and reduce arrival failures while reducing power consumption. A communication method and a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100136975 - Portable terminal and its communication method, and wireless network system: A portable terminal capable of reliably carrying out reselection even though power consumption is reduced and thereby increasing the chance to wait for connection to the upper-layer communication system so as to realize a long-time communication system so as to realize a long-time standby and to enable an increase of... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100136977 - System and method for providing intelligent cell reselection for delay sensitive data applications: A mobile station for receiving delay-sensitive data from a wireless communications network is provided with a data buffer and cell reselection controller. The data buffer receives data from the network and stores the data for communication to a delay-sensitive data application. The cell reselection controller selectively inhibits cell reselection in... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100136978 - Method for handoff of portable terminal between heterogeneous wireless networks: When a receive signal strength received from a target network that will perform the handoff is larger than a reference strength, software related to the target network is previously installed in the corresponding portable terminal, a wireless connection environment with the target network is configured by driving the software related... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100136979 - Cell selection handoff for cdma2000 1x advance: An apparatus for performing a soft handoff including a power estimator, cell selector, and feedback channel generator. The power estimator receives a plurality of pilot signals that each correspond to an associated base station within an active set registry, and estimates a power level for each of the plurality of... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.

20100136980 - Call processing for group conferencing: A group call conferencing system and method is disclosed wherein a call to a Virtual Home Phone (VHP) number is processed by a Virtual Home Phone Session Control Function (VHPSCF) to ring all family or group member mobile phones. Any family member can answer the call through a conference bridge... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100136982 - Method and system for routing incoming communications in a communications network: A method and system for routing incoming communications in a communications network are provided. The network comprises a plurality of network elements. An addressable number is associated with a plurality of communications devices each identified by a unique identifier. A communication addressed to a communications device is received at a... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20100136981 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing first delivery attempt service for short message peer-to-peer (smpp) messages: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing a first delivery attempt (FDA) for short message peer-to-peer messages are disclosed. One method includes receiving, in a first network, a short message peer-to-peer protocol (SMPP) message from second communications network external to the first communications network. The SMPP message is converted... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20100136984 - Femto cell visitation history for automatic location area code planning: System(s) and method(s) are provided for automatic radio paging parameter planning. For location area update (LAC), reuse plan is based at least in part on actual subscriber mobility in a set of deployed femto access points (APs). Mobility data is incorporate in LAC planning through a visitation matrix spanned by... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100136983 - Method of using available mobile communication terminal as relay station: A method of using an available mobile communication terminal as a relay station is applied to base stations (BS) and mobile communication terminals, and each mobile communication terminal can function as a relay station. When a mobile communication terminal performs communication and signals received from a base station are in... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100136985 - Mobile station, base station, and area shaping method performed by specified base station: A disclosed base station includes a communication unit configured to receive from a mobile station a first report signal including base station specification information specifying a base station, reception quality information indicating reception quality of a signal received from the specified base station, and change request information requesting to change... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100136986 - Systems and methods for facilitating instant communications over distributed cellular networks: A wireless user device maintains wireless access via a public land mobile network and, while maintaining such wireless access, participates with one or more other devices in an instant communication session delivered via a carrier instant communications processing element of the public land mobile network. The session communications from the... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC

20100136990 - Charging in communication networks: This invention relates to a method for supporting a communication session of an user equipment, by means of a communication system that includes at least one entity between the user equipment and a node with which the user equipment is arranged to establish a session, the method including the steps... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20100136994 - Cluster-based cooperative communication system and method: A cluster-based cooperative communication system and method is provided for mitigating inter-cell interference effectively. A cluster-based cooperative communication method of a mobile station includes receiving allocation of a resource of a weighted subband mapped to one of preset cooperative base station clusters, the selected cooperative base station cluster having a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100136988 - Method and apparatus for establishing a call in a digital radio communication system: A digital radio communication system (200) uses a repeater (216) to relay calls which can not be completed in a direct talk-around mode between two radios. The repeater (216) establishes early synchronization in advance of a pending call by listening to an originator radio (204) attempt to make a direct... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100136993 - Method and apparatus for releasing reserved resources: The present invention relates to radio telecommunication, and discloses a method for releasing reserved resources. The method includes: utilizing the control signaling or control signaling format 1A with minimum overhead in the downlink scheduling control signalings supported by the user in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system as the control... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100136989 - Method and radio base station for effective spectrum utilization: The present invention relates to radio communication in a cellular network and in particular to the sharing of a frequency spectrum with another network. The object is to enable robust communication in the shared band. The solution is to allocate a third band for communication in a cell. A L1/L2... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100136991 - Method of transmitting down link data: In a cellular radio system data is transmitted to a Dual Carrier mobile station from two different cells during a data transfer. Hereby existing hardware in a GSM system can be utilized more efficiently. The data transmission from the two cells can be frame synchronized. Frame synchronization can for example... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100136992 - Mobile communication method, radio base station, mobile station, and processor: A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes the steps of: determining to change a reception cycle of a downlink data signal in the mobile station, from a continuous reception cycle to a discontinuous reception cycle; releasing the uplink dedicated resources being allocated to the mobile station (UE),... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100136987 - Wireless communication system with protocol architecture for improving latency: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system having protocol architecture for reducing latency of a cellular system. In the protocol architecture of the wireless communication system in the cellular system, a physical layer supports wireless transmission of the cellular system and estimates a radio channel condition. A data... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100136996 - Apparatus and method for selecting frequency allocation of femto base station: A wireless communication network includes an apparatus and method for dynamically allocating frequencies of a femto Base Station (BS). An operation of the femto BS includes measuring received signal strength on system Frequency Allocations (FAs) of a plurality of macro BSs, determining maximum received signal strengths for the respective FAs,... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100136995 - Method for enhancing of controlling radio resources, method for transmitting status report, and receiver in mobile communication system: A method for improving radio resources, a method for transmitting a status report, and a receiving apparatus (receiver) in a mobile communication system are disclosed. In transmitting a status report by a receiving side RLC, although data that has not been received (missing PDU) is discovered, the receiving side does... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100136997 - Peer-to-peer communication using a wide area network air interface: A method for peer-to-peer wireless communication by a first user equipment (UE) includes communicating with a second UE, and using a wireless area network air interface during the communication with the second UE. The communicating with the second UE comprises transmitting a downlink signal configured for downlink of the wireless... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100136998 - Adaptive semi-static interference avoidance in cellular networks: Techniques for the reuse of airlink resources in a cellular network are disclosed. A base station controller may gather information about load levels at adjacent sectors of the cellular network. The base station controller may generate and distribute a reuse reference to base stations serving mobile devices in the adjacent... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100136999 - Apparatus and method for determining position of terminal: An apparatus for determining a position of a terminal calculates distances between a terminal and a plurality of base stations by using time information acquired by a reference station among the plurality of base stations through unidirectional communication between the terminal and the base stations and between the base stations,... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100137002 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing geo-location proximity updates to a presence system: The subject matter described herein relates to methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing geo-location proximity updates to a presence system. One method includes intercepting a mobility management message associated with a mobile subscriber, wherein the mobility management message includes one or more network specific identifiers (NSIDs). A geo-location... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20100137000 - Mobile terminals searching system and method employing the same: An exemplary mobile terminal searching system includes a base station, a locating terminal, and target terminal. The base station includes a controlling unit, a signal communicating unit, a storage unit, and a positioning unit. The locating terminal is configured for setting searched phone numbers and sending the searched phone numbers... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100137003 - System and method for target location profiling: Methods and systems for profiling the locations of users of wireless communication terminals. A profiling engine may accept data points regarding a given target. Each data point may indicate a location of the target at a certain measurement time. The profiling engine may accumulate the data points relative to a... Agent: Lawrence A. Aaronson, P.C. Lawrence A. Aaronson

20100137001 - Terminal and method for providing terminal position: The present invention relates to a terminal and a terminal location providing method. The terminal for selectively accessing a plurality of base stations supporting different communication systems includes a first network interface card that is turned on when the terminal is turned on, a second network interface card that is... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100137004 - Location and availability driven (lad) services platform for wireless terminal devices: Method and system for performing electronic commerce over a data network via a local application of a user's wireless device and a LAD engine. Accordingly, the user registers to the system for the wireless device and downloads the local application into the wireless device. Then the user activates the local... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20100137005 - Method for positioning portable communication device: A method for positioning a portable communication device is provided. First, the signal intensities of a plurality of base stations near the portable communication device receiving radio waves from the base stations are detected, and coordinates of the base stations are found in order to calculate a position coordinate of... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100137006 - Communications device with vehicle interface and methods for use therewith: A communication device includes a wireless telephony transceiver for communicating first data with a wireless telephony network. A millimeter wave transceiver communicates second data with a vehicle via a millimeter wave communication path. A processing module executes a plurality of applications including a wireless telephony application that is based on... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100137007 - Mobile station and wireless base station side device in wireless communication system: In a system in which a reception (paging) cycle is defined by the number of frames, even if the length of the frames is changed, the power consumption of a mobile station (MS) and a delay in the response at the time of incoming are maintained by changing the paging... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100137010 - Implicit group formation around feed content for mobile devices: A unique system and method that facilitates group-based mobile communication around external feed content is provided. The system and method involve adding external feed content to content generated within a group. Both types of content can be viewed on the mobile devices of the group. Updates to the feed content... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100137011 - Method, apparatus, and system for sending a status report: A method, an apparatus, and a system for sending a status report are disclosed according to the present invention. The method includes receiving a short message sent by a sender; assigning a first ID to the short message; incorporating the first ID in the short message and sending the short... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100137008 - Mobile station and application server for providing a service to the mobile station and operation methods for the same: A mobile station, application server and wireless communication system are disclosed to provide for improved service related information distribution. The application server provides a service to a group of mobile stations, wherein the mobile stations comprise applications associated with the service. A communicating unit of the application server communicates with... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100137009 - Transmitting and receiving of sms messages using mobile terminal: A mobile terminal according to the present invention includes an input unit for receiving data required to transmit a short message service (SMS) message and a controller for coding user data recorded in the SMS message in conformity with a text coding standard adopted by a second country according to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100137013 - Discontinuous reception in a mobile radio communications network: The invention provides for a method of controlling discontinuous reception between a mobile radio communications network device and a mobile radio communications device within a mobile radio communications network and including the step of controlling magnitude of the discontinuous reception period in a manner responsive to the velocity of movement... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100137012 - Method for installing a radio system in a building: A radio system is installed in a building, wherein each terminal (T) communicates with neighbouring terminals and can transmit telegrams. The terminals (T) are contained in devices or installed as separate mobile terminals. A routing table is created, in which each acceptable route from a source (Q) to a destination... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100137014 - Method to improve diversity gain in a cooperative spectrum sensing network: A cooperative sensing technique (300) operates by selecting a group of subscribers (302) from a secondary system, measuring a cooperative sensing metric (306) and then using the metric to identify an achievable spatial diversity gain for the group of selected subscribers (308). Once an achievable spatial diversity gain is determined... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100137015 - Method and apparatus for dual/multi-watch for group ptt services: A communication system (100) provides dual-watch and multi-watch capability for group PTT services. Incoming PTT calls are prioritized and played out in accordance with prioritized devices (130). A user of multiple communication devices can hear received audio traffic being played out in accordance with the priority assigned to the group... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100137018 - Method and apparatus for controlling power of uplink physical channel: A method for controlling power of an uplink physical channel includes: computing a relative gain factor in a compressed mode; correcting the relative gain factor to obtain a corrected relative gain factor; generating a gain factor in the compressed mode according to the corrected relative gain factor; controlling power of... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100137016 - Method for controlling the operation of a base station of a wireless cellular telecommunication network: A method for controlling operation of a first base station of a wireless cellular telecommunication network including plural base stations and a server. The first base station sets transmission power of signals transferred by the first base station at a first transmission power value, detects a predetermined signal transferred by... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100137017 - Uplink power control for distributed wireless communication: A method and apparatus for power control for distributed wireless communication is disclosed including one or more power control loops associated with a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU). Each power control loop may include open loop power control or closed loop power control. A multi-phase power control method is also disclosed... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100137020 - Communications device with millimeter wave remote control and methods for use therewith: A communication device includes a wireless telephony transceiver for communicating first data with a wireless telephony network. One or more interface devices generate user data based on an action of a user. A processing module generates second data, based on the user data and based on first remote control configuration... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100137019 - Reduction in interference between components: An apparatus is disclosed comprising a transducer, which transducer comprises at least one electrical connection point configured to enable an external electrical connection of the transducer. The transducer further comprises at least one decoupling coil configured to electrically decouple the transducer from the at least one electrical connection point at... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100137021 - System, method and devices for communications via a mesh network: System, devices and methods for receiving an encoded voice communication from a mobile device, determining whether the encoded voice communication is destined for the device that received the encoded voice communication and, when the encoded voice communication is determined to be destined for another device, transmitting the encoded voice communication... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP

20100137022 - Mobile communication apparatus and operating method thereof: The invention discloses a mobile communication apparatus. The mobile communication apparatus includes a sensing module, a determining module, and a switching module. The sensing module senses a rotational parameter of the mobile communication apparatus. The determining module is electrically connected to the sensing module for determining whether the rotational parameter... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100137023 - Mobile communication terminal and control method thereof: A mobile communication terminal in accordance with the present invention includes a first wireless communication unit 102 corresponding to a first wireless communication system, an interface 107 detachably connecting an external apparatus 200, a determination unit 111 for determining whether or not the external apparatus 200 connected to the interface... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100137024 - Multi-mode radio frequency communications: A transceiver circuit includes an input to receive an RF mode control signal, multiple ports, and path circuitry disposed between the multiple ports. The path circuitry can be configured to create different low impedance conductive paths between the multiple ports depending on a state of the RF mode control signal.... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100137025 - Distributed coexistence system for interference mitigation in a single chip radio or multi-radio communication device: A novel and useful apparatus for and method of distributed coexistence for mitigating interference in a single chip radio and/or a multi-radio (i.e. multi-transceiver) communications device. The invention enables coexistence ‘friendly’ radio IPs having frequency agility in that they are capable of shifting their clock frequencies thereby avoiding frequency bands... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100137027 - Control of input/output through touch: A mobile terminal including a speaker configured to output sound data, a microphone configured to receive voice data, a sensing unit configured to sense a touching operation of at least one of 1) the speaker or the microphone and 2) a neighborhood area of the speaker or the microphone, and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100137026 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling display thereof: A mobile terminal includes a projector module configured to project an image onto an external surface to display the image on the external surface and a controller configured to adjust at least one of an area or a position of the displayed image.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100137028 - Enhanced interface for mobile phone: A docking station may provide an enhanced user interface for mobile communication devices. In one particular implementation, a device may include a base unit configured to provide connections to one or more user interface devices and an interface for connecting to a mobile phone, where the base unit connects the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100137029 - Multi-standby terminal and method for reproducing mobile broadcasting thereof: A mobile broadcast reproducing method and a multi-standby terminal permit a terminal to receive broadcasts from different broadcast networks having different standards and even different broadcasting frequencies. The multi-standby terminal communicates with a variety of communication networks preferably includes a plurality of authentication processors and reproduces broadcast signals according to... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100137030 - Filtering a list of audible items: Disclosed is a technique for presenting audible items to a user in a manner that allows the user to easily distinguish them and to select from among them. A number of audible items are rendered simultaneously to the user. To prevent the sounds from blending together into a sonic mishmash,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100137032 - Communication terminal device: A mobile phone (1) of the present invention includes a favorites management table (15) in which a URL of a website and a title of the website are stored so that the URL and the title are associated with each other. In a case where the title is selected, the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100137036 - Community networking using networked audio devices: A computing system for gathering media status information and other information about contacts in a user's contact list includes a server, a user device, and one or more contacts (or contact devices). The user device communicates with the server and requests media status information regarding the contacts. Media status information... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100137033 - Illuminated touch sensitive surface module: An illuminated touch sensitive surface module includes a sensor, an illuminated device and a controller. The sensor senses position information of hovering or touching objects, the illuminated device includes illuminated modes and one or more light guide films with characters, symbols or patterns, and the controller connects to the sensor... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100137034 - Mobile phone and method for displaying measurement unit conversion tool thereof: A mobile phone and a method for displaying measurement unit conversion tool thereof are provided. The method for displaying measurement unit conversion tool of the mobile phone includes the following steps. Firstly, a global positioning system (GPS) signal is captured. Next, a classification of measurement unit is obtained by analyzing... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100137035 - Operation mode switching method for communication system, mobile terminal and display switching method therefor: A mobile terminal and an operation mode switching method for a mobile terminal communication system are provided, the mobile terminal comprising at least a communication processor, wherein an operation mode in which the communication processor performs only a communication function is defined as a communication mode and an operation mode... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100137031 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device that has a touch screen display includes providing a graphical user interface on a touch screen display, detecting a touch event at a first location on the touch screen display, providing a navigation indicator in the graphical user interface in response to... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100137037 - Vehicle immersive communication system: A vehicle communication system facilitates hands-free interaction with a mobile device in a vehicle or elsewhere. Users interact with the system by speaking to it. The system processes text and processes commands. The system supports Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free use. The system handles telephone calls, email, and SMS text... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.

20100137038 - Interchangeable docking cradle: In one embodiment, a headset charging base includes a power source interface, a docking cradle interface configured to interface with one of a plurality of interchangeable docking cradles having different form factors for receiving different headsets, and a housing enclosing an electrical connection between the power source interface and the... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal

20100137039 - Portable electronic device with detachable keypad module: A portable electronic device includes a first housing, a keypad module, and a decorative bar assembled in the first housing and resisting the keypad module. The first housing includes a first sidewall having a protruding portion; and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall, and defining a receiving slot.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100137040 - Mobile terminal apparatus: A mobile terminal apparatus including a movable housing and a stationary housing which are connected in a foldable manner by a hinge connecting member includes a movable rear casing disposed in the movable housing. The movable rear casing includes a front panel and an upper plate member and the upper... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100137041 - Sliding rotating apparatus: Disclosed is a pivot apparatus having a pivot member adapted so that, when pivoted to the service angle, it slides to the service position while interlocking with the pivot movement and is set in the service condition. To this end, a link interlocks the pivot movement based on the pivot... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100137042 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal comprises a front case and a rear case which are fastened with a printed circuit board (PCB) and an antenna connected with the PCB interposed therebetween; a battery protection cover opening and closing a battery receiving space provided on the rear case; and a conductive coupling element... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100137043 - Portable terminal device: Disclosed herein is a portable terminal device including an antenna, a casing, and an operation unit. The casing at least part of which is formed from a metallic material is disposed so that the antenna is exposed. The operation unit is formed from a resin material and mounted to the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

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