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Telecommunications September class, title,number 09/10

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20100248615 - Communication control method and radio base station and radio terminal: A communication control method, for a radio communication system including a radio base station, a radio terminal, and a relay station that receives a radio signal transmitted from the radio base station and relays the radio signal to the radio terminal at a transmission frequency different from a reception frequency,... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100248614 - Relay station, relay method, receiving station and receiving method: A relay station includes a receiver that receives a signal from a base transceiver station, a detection unit that detects a carrier frequency deviation of the received signal, and a calculation unit that calculates a delay rate of the signal based on the detected carrier frequency deviation. The relay station... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100248613 - Wireless communication device and transmission method: A wireless communication device, e.g., a mobile station, capable of performing its communication and relay processing for another mobile station, when requested, at the same time without stopping the communication and the relay processing. In the device, an outgoing/incoming call request detection unit (106) detects an outgoing/incoming call request indicating... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100248616 - Communication system apparatus and method: A test device includes a microprocessor and a switching network comprising a plurality of coaxial switches. The test device includes a signal booster, an uplink antenna and a downlink antenna, and a diagnostic device. A power source supplies power to the signal booster and the diagnostic device. The microprocessor controls... Agent: Woodling, Krost And Rust

20100248619 - Mobile relay communication system: A mobile relay system for supporting communications between a fixed station and mobile terminals comprising a plurality of mobile relay stations that are associated with each other and provided on a moving platform, wherein each of the plurality of mobile relay stations is capable of facilitating communications with mobile terminals... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.

20100248617 - Mobile telecommunications: Cellular mobile terminals in an aircraft may communicate with terrestrially located base stations via a base station and antenna arrangement carried by the aircraft. A control unit adjusts the size and/or shape of the radiation beam emitted by the antenna arrangement in dependence on the altitude of the aircraft so... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100248620 - Radio communication device, cradle device, and relay transmission method: Provided is a radio communication device which can increase a relay performance of a mobile station. In this device, a connection unit (108) performs connection between the local station and a cradle by connecting a connection unit of the cradle. A connection detection unit (109) detects connection between the local... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100248618 - Using v2x in-network session maintenance protocols to enable instant chatting applications: A system and method for allowing vehicle occupants to wirelessly chat with each other over a DSRC channel. A vehicle occupant may initiate a chatting session by wirelessly transmitting a request to speak with an occupant of another vehicle in its vicinity on a certain topic in a multi-hop manner.... Agent: MillerIPGroup, PLC General Motors Corporation

20100248621 - Mobile electronic device: A system and method for a mobile electronic device operable to receive signals having a plurality of frequencies using an antenna comprising a plurality of conductors is disclosed. A first conductor operable to resonant with a first frequency band is coupled to a second conductor operable to resonant with a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100248625 - Communication device and high-frequency coupler: A communication device includes a communication circuit unit processing a high-frequency signal, a transmission path connected to the communication circuit, a ground, a coupling electrode supported so as to face the ground and to be separated by a height negligible with respect to a wavelength of the high-frequency signal, a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100248624 - Communication device, communication method, and program: A communication device includes determining means for determining a communication system of a transmission signal transmitted by another communication device that performs noncontact communication based on a periodical change of a binarized signal obtained by demodulation of the transmission signal transmitted from the other communication device.... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100248623 - Signal transmission device: A signal transmission device includes: an input signal conductor in which an input signal current flows and thereby generating an input signal magnetic field; a magnetically-biasing conductor in which a biasing current flows and thereby generating a biasing magnetic field; and one or more magnetoresistive elements in each of which... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100248622 - Tracking receiver devices with wireless power systems, apparatuses, and methods: Exemplary embodiments are directed to communicating information relating to wireless charging. A power transmitting system includes a host device with a transmit antenna. A communication interface conveys receiver information, which includes unique identifier information, from a receiver device to the host device. A controller on the host device monitors and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248626 - Apparatus and methods for providing function specific access to a mobile terminal via an external device: Methods, systems, and apparatus for providing customizable interaction with a mobile terminal using external input devices are provided. A first activation signal that corresponds to a first function in the mobile terminal is received into the mobile terminal from a first external input device of the plurality of input devices... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100248627 - Identification of make and model of communication devices over bluetooth protocol: Embodiments herein provide methods and systems for identifying make and model, and other features of a communication device using the MAC ID, profile name and services offered on the communication device. Also, disclosed herein is a method of building a database where a range of MAC IDs is mapped to... Agent: Rahman LLC

20100248628 - Integrated communication apparatus: An integrated communication apparatus is linked to the PSTN or the Internet for making a PSTN call or a VoIP call. The integrated communication apparatus includes a Bluetooth earphone having a signal transmitting terminal, and a body having an earphone receiving slot and a control circuit board. The earphone receiving... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100248629 - Electronic device and method for listening to fm radio using a bluetooth device communicating with the electronic device: A method for listening to frequency modulation (FM) radio using a Bluetooth device receives analog audio signals from an FM chip and converts the analog audio signals into digital audio signals. The method further records audio files according to the digital audio signals and plays the audio files synchronously to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100248630 - Multi-channel management and load balancing: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide a protocol to allow for load balancing between multiple frequency channels in a wireless communications system.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248631 - Dynamic spectrum allocation (dsa) in a communication network: A method of dynamically allocating RF communication channels to a wireless communication device (102). A plurality of dynamic spectrum allocation (DSA) channels (222, 224) can be identified. The DSA channels can be channels that are available to a non-incumbent user to be used for RF communications. Based on at least... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100248632 - Method and apparatus for rf proximity authentication: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate secure interference management in a wireless communication system. Techniques are described herein to enable a terminal jammed by a nearby base station to submit a request to the nearby base station to set aside interlaces and/or other communication resources while preventing attacks wherein... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248634 - Method of cyclic delay diversity with the optimal cyclic delay value, and transmitter performing the same: Disclosed are an apparatus and method of determining an optimal cyclic delay value. The method of determining the optimal cyclic delay value includes determining a Signal-to-Interference and Noise Ratio (SINR) function depending on a diversity order; determining a channel estimation error variance function; and determining an SINR being required for... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100248633 - Signal conditioning device with attenuated fail-safe bypass: A signal conditioning device, and method thereof, that can be used to maintain an amount of signal RF level adjustment, which is applied to an input, independently of the availability of the power supplied to the device. In one embodiment, the signal condition device comprises an attenuating circuit, which can... Agent: Marjama Muldoon/ppc

20100248635 - Sounding and steering protocols for wireless communications: The present disclosure includes systems, apparatuses, and techniques relating to wireless local area network devices. Systems, apparatuses, and techniques include communicating with multiple wireless communication devices to determine characteristics of spatial wireless channels, determining steering matrices based on one or more outputs of the communicating, and transmitting signals that concurrently... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100248639 - Method for detecting multiple events and sensor network using the same: A method and network for detecting multiple events is provided. The method includes detecting at least one subordinate event constituting a superordinate event, determining whether another subordinate event constituting the superordinate event exists in a time window other than a current time window in which the detected subordinate event is... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100248637 - Method for estimating location of nodes in wireless networks: A method localizes a set of nodes in a wireless network that includes a target node having unknown location and a set of anchor nodes having known locations. The set of anchor nodes is partitioned into subsets of anchor nodes, wherein each subset has at least three anchor nodes. A... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100248640 - Methods and systems for zone creation and adaption: Methods and systems of updating a zone profile comprising obtaining a plurality of radio signal parameter measurements and, if the plurality of radio signal parameter measurements contains at least one measurement corresponding to a dominant element of the zone profile and if the plurality of radio signal parameter measurements contains... Agent: Jones Day

20100248638 - Radio communications system and radio communications method: A radio communications system including a network connecting radio station and a counterparty radio station is disclosed, the network connecting radio station being a radio station connected to a network and the counterparty radio station being in radio communications with the network connecting radio station. In the system, the network... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100248636 - Systems and methods for reducing power consumption in vehicle communication systems: A vehicle communication system includes a connection quality module and a channel scan frequency module. The connection quality module determines that a vehicle is out-of-range (OOR) from a host when a connection quality between the vehicle and the host is below a predetermined connection quality threshold. The channel scan frequency... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100248641 - Test equipment and mobile radio device and a method for testing a mobile radio device: The invention relates to a method for testing a mobile radio device comprising at least one first antenna (9) and a second antenna (10), and to a mobile radio device (2) and test equipment (1). A signal generation unit (5) of the test equipment (1) generates a test signal (27).... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100248642 - Gated rf control channel demodulation methods and apparatuses: Methods and apparatuses are provided for use in devices that are enabled to receive control channel information over a link having a plurality of interlaced slots. The methods and apparatuses may be implemented to selectively disable/enable one or more circuits within a receiver path at selected times.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248643 - Intelligent adaptive re-coding for improved communications resource utilization: System(s) and method(s) that, periodically or when dynamically triggered, adapt data rates associated with user equipment (UE) in a network are presented. When the UE uses an application or a service, data traffic associated with the UE is inspected to obtain information relating to the application or service, which is... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100248644 - Wireless device: A wireless device includes a baseband unit and front-end units that are provided in individual housings. The baseband unit and the front-end units are connected to each other by wire. A transmitter for synchronization that converts a signal based on a reference clock into a radio signal and transmits the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100248648 - Amplifier circuit and transceiver: An amplifier circuit includes: a field-effect transistor including a first gate, a first source and a first drain, the first gate receiving one of differential signals, and the first source being connected to a reference potential node; a field-effect transistor including a second gate, a second source and a second... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100248645 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus includes: a communication unit COM that performs operation control of a function involving transmission or reception of an electromagnetic wave by an antenna; a touch sensor module TSM having an oscillation circuit and an electrode connected to the oscillation circuit; a power supply PS that supplies power... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100248647 - Oscillator, frequency generating circuit and wireless communication system using the oscillator: The present invention provides an oscillator and a communication system using the oscillator, in particular, an LC oscillator adapted to lessen phase noise deterioration due to harmonic distortions and increase the amplitude of oscillation, thereby having a favorable low phase noise characteristic. The oscillator comprises at least one voltage to... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100248646 - Wireless communication terminal and communication system selection method: Provided are a wireless communication terminal that can select a power-efficient wireless communication system while keeping a data rate at a fixed level, and a communication system selection method. A wireless communication terminal is designed to be able to operate selectively according to a plurality of communication systems, and is... Agent: Mitchell P. Brook Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP

20100248649 - Antenna with integrated tuning detection elements: In various embodiments, systems and methods for automatically tuning an antenna to a desired frequency utilize a tuning detection element that sends or receives a signal in accordance with one mode of the antenna and that is separated from the antenna by a gap and outside of a signal path... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Patent Administrator

20100248650 - Programmable antenna assembly and applications thereof: A programmable antenna assembly includes a configurable antenna structure, a configurable antenna interface, and a control module. The configurable antenna structure includes a plurality of antenna elements that, in response to an antenna configuration signal, are configured elements into at least one antenna. The configurable antenna interface module is coupled... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100248651 - Antenna matching for mimo transceivers: A multiple antenna system is described herein that mitigates the negative effects of mutually coupled antennas on the connected transmitters and/or receivers. The antenna system comprises a directional coupler and two or more antennas. The directional coupler comprises multiple communication ports that each connect to corresponding antenna ports. The connection... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100248652 - Radio frequency interface switching device: An exemplary radio frequency interface switching device includes a plurality of signal interfaces, a plurality of switches electrically connected to the signal interfaces, and a switch unit electrically connected to the switches. The signal interfaces are electrically connected with each other by operating different combinations of the switches and the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100248653 - Transceiving circuit for contactless communication: A transceiving circuit (1, 1′, 1″) for contactless communication comprises transmitter means (3) being adapted to generate an electromagnetic carrier signal and to modulate the carrier signal according to transmitting data, and an antenna (5) having an inductor (Lant), which antenna (5) is connected to and driven by the transmitter... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100248654 - Selectively rendering a communication at a communication device: A method to selectively rendering a communication at a receiving communication device comprises receiving a communication and determining whether an association exists between the receiving communication device and a source of the communication. If an association does not exist between the receiving communication device and the source of the communication,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100248655 - Mobile electronic device: An impact resistant mobile electronic device is disclosed. A case comprises a first circuit board and a second circuit board, and is elongated in a first direction. The second circuit board is smaller than the first circuit board and is elongated in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100248656 - Wireless communication method, wireless communication system, and wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication method MIMO communication using a wireless communication apparatus having N antennas includes performing first inverse-matrix determining processing which determines, using a channel matrix for a first antenna selected from the N antennas, a first inverse matrix of the channel matrix; performing second inverse-matrix determining processing which determines,... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100248657 - Power correction module for power amplifiers: A power correction module for use with an amplifier driving a load impedance is configured to sample the supply current and to cause a change in a control voltage, which corrects the supply voltage in response to a change in the load impedance. The supply voltage is corrected to cause... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20100248658 - Method and system of adaptive predistortion of a wireless transmitter: A method of adaptive predistortion of a power amplifier, characterised in that the method comprises the steps of: storing values of a plurality of corresponding first and second coefficients; selecting one of the stored first coefficients; processing a first signal with the first coefficient to produce an input signal for... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP

20100248659 - Wireless communication device and directional antenna control method: A wireless communication device includes a directional antenna that transmits radio signals, and an antenna control unit that measures, in a plurality of directions, spatial lengths from the wireless communication device to an object nearest the wireless communication device, and directs a directional antenna beam radiation direction toward a direction... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100248660 - Rf multiband transmitter with balun: A multi-band RF transmitter circuit (30) for a wireless communication device combines a plurality of RF transmission blocks into a single transceiver integrated circuit which includes a shared broadband SVGA (32), a shared tunable balun (34), and an output switching network (38) at the output of the balun to support... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Freescale

20100248661 - Activatable data transmitter system: A method of combining three types of technologies: wireless communication, a stand alone independent activatable power source and one or more sensors or detectors to form an Activatable Data Transmitter device (ADT) that can capture and transmit environmental data proximal to the ADT. In any specific application or use the... Agent: Flaster/greenberg P.C. Four Penn Center

20100248662 - Altitude-dependent power management: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to changing at least one power state of a mobile station at least in part in response to information indicating a change in altitude from one or more sensors.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248663 - Antenna installation method in a multiple input multiple output communication method: A communication system includes a first communication apparatus and a second communication apparatus. The second communication apparatus transmits different signals from first and second antennas, and first and second antennas of the first communication apparatus receive the signals, respectively. An angle formed by a first line connecting the first communication... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100248664 - Diversity receivers and methods for relatively-delayed signals: Methods, software and apparatuses for decoding received delayed path signals are described. A receiver receives a signal via different paths with relative delay, e.g., on the same frequency channel. The signal is sampled at at least one sample per symbol. A channel estimator determines channel coefficients associated with the channel... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100248665 - Automatic gain control in multi-carrier wireless systems: Methods and apparatus for providing automatic gain control (AGC) for received multi-carrier signals are disclosed. A receiver circuit comprises a common analog signal path, which includes an analog variable-gain circuit and an analog-to-digital converter, and further comprises first and second carrier-specific, digital variable-gain circuits corresponding to first and second carriers... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100248666 - Method and device for synchronization and channel estimation in a radio receiver: A device and method in a radio receiver for generating synchronization and channel estimation information based on three parameters consisting of a synchronization position, at least one whitening filter parameter, and a channel estimate. A spatially and temporally stacked signal model is generated by stacking successive samples of temporally adjacent... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100248667 - Enhanced jamming detection: Systems and methods are disclosed that include measuring power within at least one part of a wireless frequency band. These systems and methods also include calculating a variance, a mean, and a mean-to-variance ratio based upon the power measured in at least one part of the wireless frequency band using... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100248668 - Positioning receiver and positioning method for user equipment: A positioning receiver and a positioning method for user equipment in which errors in the position when the position of the user equipment is calculated can be reduced even in an environment in which the user equipment moves at high speed to improve the accuracy of the position. User equipment... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100248669 - Dual-band transceiver: A dual-band transceiver is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a first mixer circuit that generates a first signal having a first frequency that is within a first predefined frequency range. The system also includes a second mixer circuit that generates a second signal having one of a second... Agent: Sawyer Law Group, P.C.

20100248670 - Direct conversion rf transceiver for wireless communication: A single chip radio transceiver includes circuitry that enables received wideband RF signals to be down converted to base band frequencies and base band signals to be up converted to wideband RF signals prior to transmission without requiring conversion to an intermediate frequency. The circuitry includes a low noise amplifier,... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100248671 - Receiving apparatus: A receiving apparatus includes: an electronic device; a first antenna which is provided so as to be separate from a main body of the electronic device and receives broadcast waves; and a power transmission cable which transmits power to the electronic device. In the power transmission cable, a high-frequency blocking... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100248672 - Beamforming in wireless vehicular networks: Beams are used to communicate in a wireless network including mobile and stationary receivers. The network operates according to the IEEE 802.11p in wireless access to vehicular environments (WAVE). A direction from the mobile transceiver to the stationary receiver is predicted using geographic information available to the mobile transceiver. A... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100248673 - Method and device for radio reception using a plurality of antennas: The invention relates to a method for radio reception using a plurality of antennas and to a receiver for radio transmission using a plurality of antennas. In a receiver for radio transmission with multiple antennas of the invention, 3 antennas are connected to the input ports of a device for... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100248674 - Switchable mode filter for overlaid signal extraction in noise: A method of extracting predetermined narrowband microwave signals having common transmission center frequency is presented through the teachings of the invention. In an embodiment of the invention a software based signal processing approach is employed to identify the microwave signals present and control an adaptive bandwidth filter to provide an... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100248675 - Discrete filter, sampling mixer, and radio device: Provided is a discrete filter capable of increasing degree of freedom of design including a DC gain. A sampling mixer (100) includes: a control signal generation unit (104) which generates a control signal including an SO signal; a Ch (6) which successively integrates reception signals sampled by an LO signal... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100248676 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device includes a p-type semiconductor layer and an n-type semiconductor layer that are joined by sandwiching a depletion layer with a thickness that allows transmission of a plurality of electrons and holes by direct-tunneling.... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100248677 - Method of improving battery life: The specification and drawing figures describe and show an apparatus, system and method of extending and improving battery life that includes identifying one or more parameters that affect linearity of a receiver, assigning the one or more parameters to one or more modes, and adjusting the linearity of the receiver... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248678 - Systems and methods for managing power consumption: GPS navigation devices or GPS receivers can consume less power by using a temperature recorder circuit and/or a power manager in maintaining the accuracies of the GPS receiver time and reference frequency to improve battery life. A representative receiver includes a time reference device and the temperature recorder circuit that... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - AtlantaIPDepartment

20100248679 - Resuscitation team mobilization system, device and method.: A resuscitation team mobilization system, device and method are disclosed that minimize the delays frequently associated with responding to a resuscitation emergency. In one preferred embodiment, the system comprises a control station[50] and a plurality of responder mobilization devices [30]. Each responder mobilization device is mounted on to a resuscitation... Agent: Dr. Su Kai Oei

20100248682 - Method and apparatus for providing visual/audible beacon to assist in locating an emergency caller: A visual and/or audible beacon is provided by an access device or an external device to assist emergency response personnel to locate the person that initiated the emergency call. A communication server that handled the emergency call can cause lights on the access device to blink in a specified pattern,... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki

20100248681 - Method and system for producing emergency notifications: A method and system for producing an emergency notification based on profile information associated with a subject is disclosed. In one embodiment, an application for a mobile phone or the like allows parents to quickly produce an emergency notification for a missing child. The application may facilitate the collection of... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100248680 - System and method for controlling use of uplink random access channels (rachs) based on multi-dimensional subscriber classification: Systems and methods are provided for controlling use of uplink random access channels (RACHs) based on multi-dimensional subscriber classification. These systems and methods are useful in cellular communication networks that implement, for example, a public safety cellular system.... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100248683 - Systems and methods for third party emergency call termination: Various systems and methods for servicing emergency calls are disclosed. One such method includes providing a location database that includes physical location information about a communication device. This location information can be accessed either directly or indirectly by an emergency service answering system, while concealing the information from a network... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing - Intellectual Property

20100248686 - Method of printing and retrieving information using a mobile telecommunications device: A method of printing first information using a mobile telecommunications device and retrieving further information. The method comprises the steps of: providing a print medium having a linear data track and a two-dimensional coding pattern; printing the first information; automatically reading and decoding the data track during printing to determine... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100248685 - Method, apparatus and system for supporting distributed ims charging: The present invention relates to communication technology, and in particular, to a method, apparatus and system for supporting distributed IMS charging. The system for supporting distributed IMS charging, comprises: a plurality of nodes, and a index server (101) interconnecting the plurality of nodes, in a network; wherein, a first node... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group, LLC

20100248684 - Telephone apparatus having calling card support function and handsfree apparatus: A telephone apparatus having a calling card support function is disclosed. The telephone apparatus includes: a card information storage section for storing therein card information on a calling card; a controller for making a telephone call with use of the card information stored in the card information storage section, by... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100248687 - Methods and systems for encoding and decoding audio signals: Methods and systems for encoding and decoding audio signals are described. In one embodiment, a first DTMF tone in an audio signal may be identified and decoded. A second DTMF tone in the audio signal may be identified and decoded at a time delay from the first DTMF tone. A... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC

20100248691 - Communication session permissions in wireless communication systems: Systems, apparatuses and methods of determining whether to permit a call to an access terminal are disclosed. A second party is determined to be available for a communication session between a first party and the second party. Location information associated with a call permissions rule set is obtained, where the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248688 - Notifications: Notification techniques are described. In an implementation, an unlock screen is displayed by a mobile communications device that indicates that one or more keys of the mobile communications device are locked. If an input is detected at the mobile communications device to remove the lock, an animation is displayed that... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20100248690 - Subscriber identity module (sim) for mobile stations: Methods and systems for associating a mobile station subscriber with at least one application or service are provided. The subscriber is provided with a subscriber identity module (“SIM”) identifier, which identifies a SIM associated with the subscriber. The SIM identifier is bound to the application or service The SIM identifier... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100248689 - Unlock screen: Unlock screen and notification techniques are described. In an implementation, an unlock screen is displayed by a mobile communications device that indicates that one or more keys of the mobile communications device are locked. If an input is detected at the mobile communications device to remove the lock, an animation... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100248693 - Mail operating device and method for controlling transmission of mail information: A cellular phone device stores mail information related to an electronic mail exchanged with a communication network. A communication unit is configured to connect with the cellular phone device via a wireless communication. Immediately after connection of the wireless communication between the communication unit and the cellular phone device, a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100248692 - Method of affiliating a communication device to a communication group using an affiliation motion: A device receives a motion-based affiliation request message and, upon receipt, enters an affiliation motion detection state. If an affiliation motion is detected while in the detection state, a message is sent to a server. The message comprises a request to affiliate to a communication group and/or an indication that... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100248694 - Mail handling apparatus and method for handling e-mail: An in-vehicle hands-free apparatus transfers, from a cellular phone to the hands-free apparatus, information regarding all the e-mails received from a communication network and stored in the cellular phone, right after the connection of a Bluetooth (BT) communication channel between the cellular phone and the hands-free apparatus. Thus, received e-mails... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100248697 - Apparatus, method and computer program product providing signaling of blocking, pilot measurements and neighbor cell list for facilitating adaptive interference coordination: In accordance with an exemplary embodiment of the invention there is a method that includes.receiving a network device originated signaling, where the signaling comprises an indication of an occurrence of a call blocking event, and using the received signaling to make an adaptive interference control algorithm (AIC) decision, where the... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100248696 - Integrating device functionality into a telecommunications service composition: Techniques for integrating device functionality into a composition of telecommunication service are provided. The techniques include using a service specification to generate a composition, wherein the composition comprises one or more telecommunication network blocks, one or more non-telecommunication blocks, and one or more place holders for device functionality, and integrating... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20100248700 - Mobile terminal: To provide an information processing device which transmits a mail to all the users when a mobile information processing terminal has reached to a check position. The information processing device acquires terminal position information indicating a position of a mobile information processing terminal. The device correlates plural pieces of address... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100248698 - Mobile terminal device inlcuding mobile cloud platform: Provided is a mobile terminal device including a mobile cloud platform. The mobile cloud platform includes a mobile cloud platform layer, a mobile cloud application layer, and a mobile cloud service layer. The mobile cloud platform layer virtualizes resources provided from the mobile terminal device. The mobile cloud application layer... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100248699 - Remote application storage: A method, server and system for delivering an application are provided. In one example embodiment, the method comprises receiving application data associated with an application from a first mobile communication device; in response to receiving the application data, storing the application data in a memory; receiving a request for the... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100248695 - Restoring connectivity to a desubscribed telematics unit: Aspects of the invention include a method and system for restoring connectivity from a telematics service provider to a desubscribed telematics unit, and therefore, restored a capability of providing telematics services to a vehicle owner. A vehicle owner with a lapsed subscription and a desubscribed telematics unit installed in his... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.

20100248701 - Group based information displays: Group-based information displays correspond to the collection of display objects representative of either contacts associated with a user or applications or executable components executable, or otherwise accessible, via the telecommunication device. The group-based information displays can be logically organized according to organizational criteria. The organizational criteria can include, for example,... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100248702 - Methods and system for enhanced directory assistance using wireless messaging protocols: Directory assistance provides telephone number look up services to callers based on the business or caller name as listed in a telephone directory. In the prior art, directory assistance provides a value-added service to telephone users and an expense that must be charged back to telephone callers or absorbed by... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20100248703 - Method and apparatus for providing picture caller identification feature: An apparatus having a picture caller identification (“CID”) feature provides enhanced entertainment value and is also capable of preventing screen burn. According to an exemplary embodiment, the apparatus includes a memory operative to store data indicating an association between a first plurality of pictures and a first phone number, and... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100248704 - Process and device for the acquisition, transmission, and reproduction of sound events for communication applications: A process for the stereophonic acquisition, transmission, and reproduction of sound events for communication applications in telephony with headphones and microphones available for each participant which to each ear area of every participant is assigned a combination consisting of an earphone or a headphone as well as a microphone each,... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100248705 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication network and software upgrading method: A base station control portion 200 selects one or plural signals from signals received by plural settable communication paths in accordance with the state of the wave. A wireless communication apparatus 110 communicates with a wireless terminal 300 and a wired communication network. When the wireless communication apparatus 110 receives... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.

20100248706 - Autonomous, non-interactive, context-based services for cellular phone: Embodiments include but are not limited to cellular phones, methods practice thereon, for autonomously servicing a call or a message, on behalf of the user, without interacting with the user, are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, data about a user of the cellular phone, internal conditions of the cellular phone,... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100248709 - Method and apparatus for network initiated uninstallation of application program over wireless network: Network-initiated uninstallation of programs on remote modules, such as wireless telephones, is performed over a wireless network to recall programs stored on the wireless telephone that are faulty or harmful to the wireless telephone, the wireless network, or a user of the wireless telephone. If one or more recall criteria... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248708 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for reducing outage probability for mobile devices: An apparatus for enabling dual mode communication may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive (102), via a source cell, an indication of service availability for a particular service in a target cell, determine (104) whether a current transmission format of the target cell is indicative of... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100248707 - Wireless device remote recovery: Disclosed techniques enable wireless remote recovery for a wireless device that has encountered a potentially unrecoverable programming error during execution of a primary program controlling operations of the wireless device, e.g. an error that might otherwise prevent network communications. In response to the error, program execution changes over from the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100248710 - Methods, systems and apparatus for selecting an application in power-off mode: An embodiment relates generally to a method of selecting applications. The method includes positioning a powered-down mobile device into a close proximity of a near field communication device and selecting an application from a plurality of applications stored on the powered-down mobile device. The method also includes executing the application... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100248711 - Plus code dialing in a mobile device: A mobile device include processes that allow the mobile device to make international calls using network-based plus code dialing even when the current network does not inherently support network-based plus code dialing. The mobile device obtains, via a set-up process, state information describing whether the network supports network-based plus code... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100248712 - Adaptive interference alignment precoding and decoding to prevent multi-cell interference: A mobile station and a network control apparatus are provided. The network control apparatus may generate beamforming information, associated with an interference alignment of a plurality of mobile stations, and transmit the beamforming information to a plurality of base stations. The mobile station may receive a signal from the plurality... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100248713 - Network backhaul systems and methods: An exemplary system includes a mobile telephone switching office (“MTSO”) subsystem having a first aggregation router and a second aggregation router, and a mobile telephone cell site router communicatively connected to the MTSO subsystem via a network backhaul connection. The cell site router is configured to establish at least one... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100248714 - Method of transmitting signal in satellite communication system with terrestrial component: The present invention relates to a method of transmitting a signal in a satellite communication system with a terrestrial component. The present invention transmits a signal using a method of transmitting a space-time code for joint communication between a satellite and a terrestrial component in a satellite system with a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100248715 - Systems and method for optimizing wireless local area network channel scanning: The present disclosure optimizes wireless local area network (WLAN) channel scanning by collecting roaming data and passing summary information to wireless clients. The wireless clients are configured to utilize the summary information for WLAN channel scanning, roaming, etc. The present invention further includes a scanning algorithm associated with wireless clients... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100248716 - System and method for zone-based personalized information providing: A system and method for providing zone-based personalized information to a user of mobile communication terminal located in a specific zone are presented. The system comprises a zone management system which acquires MIN information of a mobile communication terminal entering a specific zone, a zone information management server which receives... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100248718 - Apparatus and method for improving quality of service in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for scanning neighbor networks in a mobile terminal are provided. In the method, the strength of a signal received from a serving station is measured. Whether to scan at least one neighbor network is determined with consideration of the strength of the signal. When it... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100248717 - Method and apparatus for providing a network search procedure: An approach is provided for performing a cell search procedure. System information that specifies a list of cell identifiers of a wireless network is generated for transmission to a terminal. The list of cell identifiers is used for performing a cell search procedure within the wireless network.... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100248719 - Self-configuring man-machine interface for a communication terminal: A communication device comprising a man-machine interface operable to be dynamically updated in accordance with predefined conditions, the man-machine interface being updated to reflect services offered by at least one service provider in a particular operating environment.... Agent: Dowell & Dowell P.C.

20100248720 - Detecting cloning of network devices: Techniques are provided to detect cloning of network device identity when network device is seeking registration for service in a network. A control server manages access to the network in which a plurality of network devices are configured to communicate and serve client devices. The network devices require registration with... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100248721 - Method for establishing a point to point call a call server and communication system for establishing a point to point call: The invention relates to a method for establishing a call between a first access point and a second access point, by means of a network for multipoint broadcasting. The method comprises a step for attribution (20) of a multipoint address to the call, a step for communication (30) of the... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100248724 - Communication system receiver and method for concurrent receiving of multiple channels: A method and apparatus in a communication system provide for concurrent processings of signals at the different frequencies. A received signal is down converted in a RF/IF system (490) to produce on-channel and out-of-channel received samples (305, 306). The on-channel received samples (305) are processed in a back-end portion 499... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248725 - Handoff method, switching device and terminal: A handoff method, a switching device, and a terminal are provided. A first service link is established between a first terminal and a second terminal through a switching device. The method includes the following steps. A first switching device receives a call request from the first terminal, and the first... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100248723 - Interface establishing method in radio communication system, management apparatus and radio node apparatus in radio communication system: An interface establishing method in a handover procedure, includes: managing an occurrence status of handover for a plurality of radio node apparatuses; transmitting an establishment instruction from the management apparatus to a first radio node apparatus to establish a first link between the first radio node apparatus and a second... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100248722 - Method for preventing coverage gaps on the borders of a cellular mobile communications systems: The invention relates to a method for operating a first cellular communications network, particularly for operating cells in the border region of the first cellular mobile communications network, wherein the first mobile communications network is identifiable by an identifier and, at least in border regions of the first mobile communications... Agent: Kf Ross PC

20100248726 - Communication method, communication system and base station: A communication method in a communication system, wherein the communication system includes a mobile terminal, a communication server that distributes data to the mobile terminal, and plural base stations that are capable of relaying the data, and one of the base stations among the plural base stations is responsible for... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100248727 - Communication session soft handover: While receiving content for a service at a user device via a particular delivery route, detecting a request for delivery of subsequent content for the service via a secure alternate delivery route. The user device may concurrently receive delivery of the subsequent content via the particular delivery route and the... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100248729 - Apparatus and method for bidirectional relaying in a relay wireless communication system: An apparatus for use in a relay wireless communication system is capable of bidirectional relaying with precoding. A Base Station (BS) includes a plurality of antennas. The BS can receive a relay signal that includes a transmit symbol vector of the BS and a transmit symbol vector of a Mobile... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100248730 - Method and apparatus to facilitate partitioning use of wireless communication resources amongst base stations: A central controller (300) receives (201), from each of a plurality of base stations certain operating information. This operating information can comprise, for example, a self-identifier, information regarding allowed wireless distance coverage, identifiers for neighboring ones of the plurality of base stations, information regarding wireless distances to neighboring base station,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100248731 - Method of controlling channel access and related mobile device: A method of controlling channel access for a mobile device in a wireless communication system includes receiving a dynamic persistence level from a base station, determining a persistence value according to the dynamic persistence level and at least a one persistence coefficient stored in the mobile device, comparing the persistence... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100248732 - Methods and devices for communicating over a radio channel: The invention relates to methods and communication devices for transmitting data on a radio channel comprising the steps of determining a first preamble format to be used in a cell of the second communication device, determining a basic cyclic shift value from a set of basic cyclic shift values, the... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100248728 - User group-based adaptive soft frequency reuse method to mitigate downlink interference for wireless cellular networks: A novel soft fractional frequency reuse (FFR) technique is disclosed. The novel FFR technique includes reuse partition and power restriction, dynamic user grouping, channel quality indicator feedback based on reuse, and a user group-based interference aware scheduler. The FFR technique reduces co-channel interference for cell edge users.... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C. C/o Cpa Global

20100248733 - Mobile station apparatus, base station apparatus, communication method and communication system: In the case that periodical transmission of transmission signal number-of-sequence quality indicative signal cannot be performed, the number of transmission signal sequences is clarified in association with reception quality information that is generated immediately after the case, and the base station apparatus performs appropriate communication resource allocation. A mobile station... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100248734 - Communication control method, communication system and communication control apparatus: Based on a first weighting factor adopted for a first wireless base station 1-1 to direct its beam to a wireless communication apparatus 3, a communication control apparatus 2 calculates a second weighting factor so that the wireless communication apparatus 3 does not interfere with a second wireless base station... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100248736 - Inter-system interference control: It is provided a solution for controlling interference in a cellular telecommunication system. An interference controller of the cellular telecommunication utilizes interference level information received from another cellular telecommunication system in controlling interference towards a target cell suffering from high interference which degrades the grade of service in the target... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100248737 - System and method for interference mitigation in a wireless communications system: A system and method for interference mitigation in a wireless communications system are provided. A method for interference mitigation in a controller includes coordinating with other controllers to establish a cooperative agreement, receiving information from a communications device served by the controller, scheduling a transmission opportunity for the communications device... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100248735 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication method, base station, control method of base station, and control program of base station: To provide appropriate communication quality for a mobile station that is permitted to connect to a femto base station regardless of the place at which the femto base station is installed and the place at which the mobile station is used while reducing the transmission power of the femto base... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100248739 - Dynamic frequency band allocation between radio communication networks: The present invention relates to cellular communications and in particular to a frequency spectrum shared by two cellular networks. The object is flexible utilization of the spectrum. This is achieved by a method wherein a first of the networks occupies part of the shared spectrum in relation to the traffic... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100248738 - Load balancing in wireless networks: A load balancing system for a wireless network comprises: a base station parameter extraction unit able to extract base station availability parameters of currently available base stations; and a base station quality of service selector associated with said base station parameter extraction unit configured to determine from said parameters which... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100248743 - Frequency control device, frequency control method, and base transceiver station: A frequency control device receiving a signal transmitted from each of a plurality of mobile stations, the frequency control device includes a first detecting unit to detect a frequency deviation generated from the signal, a second detecting unit to acquire information about at least a current position or movement of... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100248741 - Method and apparatus for illustrative representation of a text communication: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises receiving a text communication using a mobile electronic device, receiving location information and generating an illustrative representation of said text communication utilizing the text communication and the location information and displaying the illustrative representation. In accordance with... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100248742 - Regulating the scope of service geographically in wireless networks based on priority: A network communication entity (e.g., an access terminal, access network and/or application server) obtains a location associated with a given access terminal that is attempting to participate in a given communication service, obtains a priority level of the given access terminal, determines a given level of service restriction for the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248740 - System and method for managing created location contexts in a location server: A system and method for handling a location request for a target device using a location uniform resource identifier (“URI”). A location request may be received for a target device from a requesting entity, the target device having a location context information represented by a location URI and including starting... Agent: Duane Morris LLP

20100248744 - Locating mobile contacts using a geo-contact list: A system for locating a mobile device user, including a memory, housed within a mobile device, for storing a contact list including records for a plurality of contacts, each record including (i) a name of a contact, (ii) a phone number for the contact's mobile device, if the contact uses... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20100248745 - Apparatus and method for providing position information service: An apparatus for providing a position information service includes a position acquisition section for acquiring first position information of a current position; an input section for inputting search information related to a destination; an acquire section for acquiring, on the basis of the search information, destination alternative information including at... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100248746 - Predictive search with location-based application: A system and method are disclosed for rendering geographically and/or temporally relevant POI information on a mobile client device. A mobile device client transmits its current location to a server. The server determines and transmits to mobile client device geographically and/or temporally relevant POI information based on the received current... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100248747 - System and method for location transparency: A service that augments a key element of Unified Messaging and Unified Communications initiatives—i.e., Mobile Subscriber Location Awareness—to enhance substantially the value, usefulness, etc. of the presence awareness, place shifting, etc. components of such initiatives. The service may optionally leverage the capabilities of a centrally-located, full-featured Messaging Inter-Carrier Vendor.... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100248748 - Radio communications device, universal integrated circuit card and related method and communications device: The present invention provides for a UICC interface and related interfacing method, for use in a mobile radio communications device and including means enabling the UICC to provide an indication that at least one service requiring location data is present in the UICC, means for UICC to receive notification that... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100248752 - Method and apparatus for determining paging time: The technical solution under the present invention determines paging time by determining the position of the radio sub-frame that includes a paging identifier, with a view to ensuring energy efficiency of a User Equipment (UE). Network-side and user-side paging apparatus and methods are disclosed to perform the paging time determination... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20100248753 - Paging apparatus and method in a mobile communication system providing multimedia broadcast multicast service: A paging apparatus and method in a mobile communication system providing an MBMS (Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service). In the mobile communication system, to page a UE for a first service through a primary carrier during a second service in progress through a secondary carrier, a PICH (Paging Indication Channel) transmitter... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100248754 - Paging group network and method for updating mobile station locations: A paging group network includes multiple paging groups formed by areas covered by base stations (BSs). The paging group network further includes an anchor paging controller (PC) and a relay PC. The anchor paging controller initiates a page to a mobile station (MS), addresses the paging group in which the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100248750 - Paging in a radio access network, such as an e-utlran: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements of a network node and a UE of a radio access network supporting discontinuous reception, offering a solution that is based on the idea to use more than one sub frame for transmitting paging messages when needed. An indicator in a sub... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100248751 - Relay method and relay station: A relay station that relays radio signals between a base transceiver station and a mobile station includes a downlink amplifier that amplifies a downlink signal from the base transceiver station to the mobile station, an uplink amplifier that amplifies an uplink signal from the mobile station to the base transceiver... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100248749 - System and method for low overhead paging in a wireless communications system: A system and method for low overhead paging in a wireless communications system is provided. A method for controller operation includes generating a compressed map, receiving an incoming call intended for a communications device, and broadcasting the compressed map to communications devices served by the controller. The compressed map includes... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100248755 - Managing communications utilizing communication categories: Systems, methods, and computer-readable mediums for managing communications on telecommunication devices utilizing communication categories are provided. A subset of contacts accessible by a telecommunication device are associated with one or more communication categories. Each communication category can be associated with a set of communication activities. Based on a selection of... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100248758 - Message service method and message service system: The present invention relates to a message service method and a message service system. The message service method receives a message and a message transmission request from an open service application user and transmits the message to an appropriate transmission infrastructure such that the message arrives at a destination terminal.... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100248757 - Method for creating short message and portable terminal using the same: A method for automatically creating a short message and a portable terminal using the same includes extracting at least one word expected to be input from a database provided in the portable terminal when a message creation menu is selected. At least one input expected word that has been extracted... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100248756 - Mobile communication apparatus: A mobile communication apparatus having a first housing section, a second housing section movably connected to the first housing section, an open/close sensor, an email saving controller and an email sending controller. The second housing section is configured to be open or closed to the first housing section. The open/close... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100248759 - Provision of messaging services from a video messaging system for video compatible and non-video compatible equipment: A telecommunications system that supports the provision of video messaging, yet maintains compatibility and operation with user equipment that is not capable of processing, receiving or rendering video content. Based on the type of user equipment, as well as user selected options, network configurations and status, and class-of-service characteristics, the... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100248761 - Radio communication apparatus, radio communication system, and radio communication method: A radio communication apparatus includes a characteristic data extraction unit receiving a radio signal from one or more radio stations and calculating characteristic data representing a waveform characteristic indicating statistical properties of the received signal; a characteristic data determination unit determining at least one characteristic data based on one or... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100248760 - System and method for cooperative spectrum sensing in cognitive radio systems: A system and method for cooperative spectrum sensing in cognitive radio (CR) systems is provided. A method for CR user operation includes coordinating with partner CR users to share spectrum sensing information, combining spectrum sensing information from partner CR users, and determining if a transmission opportunity exists based on the... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100248762 - Method and system for mitigating interference between a plurality of femtocells utilizing transmission deferral: Aspects of a method and system for mitigating interference between a plurality of femtocells utilizing transmission deferral are provided. In this regard, prior to transmission of cellular signals by a femtocell, the femtocell may be operable to detect signals that interfere with cellular communications between the femtocell, one or more... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100248763 - Adaptive multi-tiered re-coding for improved communications resource utilization: System(s) and method(s) that, periodically or when triggered, adapt data rates in multiple tiers of a network are presented. A top tier feedback (FB) loop adapts on a longer time scale associated with its longer path transit time for FB communication messages from a wireless portion to a data source... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100248766 - Method of allocating radio resources: A method of allocating radio resources includes allocating radio resources to a first allocation unit which is one of a plurality of allocation units included in a resource domain, and allocating radio resources to a second allocation unit at the m th position in a time domain and at the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100248765 - Method of allocating radio resources in a wireless communication system: A method of allocating radio resources in a wireless communication system is disclosed. A method of allocating radio resources from a network of a wireless communication system in accordance with a plurality of scheduling modes comprises transmitting first scheduling information to a user equipment to allocate radio resources to the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100248767 - Resource allocation method and device: The present invention relates a resource allocation method and a resource allocation device. According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a resource allocation method of a wireless communication system includes: allocating a resource to a first base station; determining whether or not a second cell that is smaller... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100248769 - System and method for probability-based resource allocation in a wireless communications system: A system and method for probability-based resource allocation in a wireless communications system is provided. A method for centralized resource allocation includes coordinating spectrum sensing information with a set of cognitive radio (CR) user pairs, computing probability-based information for CR user pairs in the set of CR user pairs, computing... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100248764 - Technique and apparatus for cognitive radio access to a brokered spectrum: A technique (300) and apparatus for sharing frequency spectrum amongst cognitive radios, without the use of a centralized control, is provided. By determining open segments of available spectrum within a brokered spectrum (306), and determining costs associated with those available segments (307), a CR device can identify an optimal spectral... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100248768 - Wireless communication terminal and management device in a wireless communication system and method thereof: A management device in a wireless communication system including a first communication terminal, a second communication terminal, a base station, includes a storage unit to store information related to an operation state of the second communication terminal associated with the first communication terminal as a communication counterpart, and a control... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100248770 - Determining latency in a wireless communications system: In an embodiment, a given access terminal (AT) detects a request to initiate a Push-to-Talk (PTT) session, and stores first time information indicative of when the request to initiate the PTT session is detected. The given AT sends the request as a message to an access network, which forwards an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248772 - Push-to-talk telecommunications system utilizing a voice-over-ip network: A method and system to provide push-to-talk from one user to another in a wireless packet data telecommunications network is described. The system may include: a wireless communication network including push-to-talk (PTT) functionality, with a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Proxy Server; a SIP Registrar and Location Server operable to store... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100248771 - Selectively allocating data channel resources to wireless communication devices within a wireless communications system: In an embodiment, an access network (AN) receives a request to allocate a given data channel (e.g., a traffic channel (TCH), Quality-of-Service, an Internet Protocol (IP) address, etc.) to a given wireless communication device (e.g., a call originator, a call target, etc.). The AN determines whether the given data channel... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100248773 - Method of driving a mobile communication terminal: A method of driving a mobile communication terminal in a cellular network, includes monitoring with a control unit of the mobile communications terminal, reception power levels between the mobile communication terminal and cellular network base stations at a predefined monitoring rate for each base station. Timing information values for a... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100248774 - Power consumption control method of a communication system and related communication system: A communication system includes a first network device and a second network device. A power consumption control method applied to the communication system includes the steps of: checking a receiving capability of the first network device to generate a first checking result; and selectively notifying the second network device to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100248779 - Cardholder verification rule applied in payment-enabled mobile telephone: A method includes equipping a mobile telephone with a payment capability, and storing a cardholder verification rule in the mobile telephone. The method further includes the mobile telephone applying the stored rule to determine whether to require a user of the mobile telephone to perform a cardholder verification process.... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20100248780 - Digital image viewing system, a cellar phone and a digital photo frame: A digital image viewing system comprises a wireless phone unit, a battery charger for the wireless phone unit and a digital photo frame in short-range wireless communication with the wireless phone unit. The digital photo frame may include phone function unit. Usual slide show is played on display of digital... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100248776 - Electronic device including a function button operable by a stylus or similar device: An electronic device may include a stylus and a housing. An opening may be formed in the housing for inserting and storing the stylus. A function button may be mounted in the housing. The stylus may be adapted to operate the function button when in a stored position inserted within... Agent: Moore And Van Allen PLLC For Semc

20100248775 - Mobile phone capable of accessing external storage devices: A mobile phone that is capable of accessing external storage devices, such as USB flash drives, is provided. The mobile phone of the present invention is particularly suited for smartphones that incorporate email functionality, allowing the user to attach files stored on the external storage device to outgoing emails and... Agent: Rene A. Vazquez

20100248781 - Mobile telecommunications device with image sensor directed internally and externally: The invention provides for a mobile telecommunications device that decodes tags of coded data printed on media present at points internal and external of the device. The device has an image sensor and a beam splitter for deflecting incoming light onto the image sensor. The device also includes a first... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100248778 - Scroll wheel on hinge: A scroll wheel hinge assembly for an electronic device is described. The scroll wheel hinge assembly may be used for an electronic device that pivotally connects a flip module with a base module having a keypad. The flip module has a front face with an internal display and a back... Agent: Kyocera International Inc. Intellectual Propery Department

20100248777 - System and method for storing and displaying data with digital images: A method for storing data with a digital image comprises providing a digital camera for capturing and storing digital images, the digital camera having a controller, a storage medium, a data entry mechanism, and a positioning system. The method further includes the camera receiving direction from a user to capture... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20100248782 - Apparatus and method for displaying operating state of multi-standby terminal: A method of displaying an operating state of a multi-standby terminal including a first subscriber identification module (SIM) and a second subscriber identification module (SIM) and an apparatus for providing same are provided. The method preferably includes: checking whether the first SIM and the second SIM were installed; and emitting... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100248783 - Mobile terminal and method for providing terminal related information in power-off state: A mobile terminal and method for providing terminal related information in a power-off state of the terminal are discussed. According to an embodiment, the mobile terminal includes at least one storage unit; and a contactless controller configured to receive a request for information related to the mobile terminal from a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100248784 - Electronic device input/output system and method: A system and method for coupling a peripheral to a device such as a smart phone. In a most general embodiment, the invention includes a first circuit for converting data signals output by the peripheral to analog signals; a connector for coupling the circuit to an input port of the... Agent: Benman, Brown & Williams

20100248785 - Feeder cable reduction: The present invention allows transmission of multiple signals between masthead electronics and base housing electronics in a base station environment. At least some of the received signals from the multiple antennas are translated to being centered about different center frequencies, such that the translated signals may be combined into a... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.

20100248786 - Mechanism for providing user guidance and latency concealment for automatic speech recognition systems: Audio input to a user device is captured in a buffer and played back to the user while being sent to and recognized by an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system. Overlapping the playback with the speech recognition processing masks a portion of the true latency of the ASR system thus... Agent: Gard And Kaslow LLP

20100248791 - Backlight control method for an electronic display device: A backlight control method for an electronic display device comprises the following steps: monitoring whether the user has triggered a backlight control signal; testing whether backlight has been turned on; based on the backlight control signal triggered by the user, performing the appropriate backlight control. The backlight control method for... Agent: Shimokaji & Associates, P.C.

20100248787 - Chromeless user interface: Techniques are described to implement a user interface for a display of a mobile device. In an implementation, the user interface may include a chromeless menu configured to be displayed when menu-based user input to the mobile device is available; a system tray configured to be displayed on the display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100248792 - Display device and mobile terminal device: [Constitution] Laser lights from a projector module 31 enter a main reflective region 32M and a sub reflective region 32S for scanning by a movable mirror 330. The laser lights reflective on the main reflective region 32M of a first reflective mirror 32 are used to scan a back side... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100248788 - Method of dividing screen areas and mobile terminal employing the same: A method of supporting divided screen areas and a mobile terminal employing the same are disclosed. The method includes: generating input signals for one of sequentially and simultaneously activating a plurality of user functions; activating the user functions according to generated input signals; dividing a screen into divided screen areas... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100248789 - Mobile terminal device: A mobile terminal device includes a display member that displays an image; a first printed layer that is formed on an undersurface of the display member and annularly surrounds a part of the undersurface of the display member so as to provide color to the part; a second printed layer... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100248790 - Portable electronic apparatus: A portable electronic apparatus which can be made compact and thin in the set thickness direction of the case while securing sufficient strength of the case. The portable telephone (1) has a substantially planar first case (3), and an underside case (2) connected to the first case (3) through a... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100248793 - Method and apparatus for low cost handset with voice control: Systems, methods and apparatuses for a unique wireless handset are described. One embodiment may be directed to a wireless handset that uses voice recognition to simplify the operation of the handset and therefore allows the handset to include fewer input keys. Using speaker dependent voice recognition (VR) software, the recognition... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100248794 - Method and electronic device capable of saving power: A method and an electronic device capable of saving power are disclosed. The electronic device includes a power save system, a media player application and an audio interface. The audio interface includes an audio driver module, and an audio processor. The power save system includes a monitor unit, and a... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100248795 - Information processing terminal: An information processing terminal includes a first housing, and a second housing which is movably connected to the first housing via a connection mechanism, wherein the connection mechanism includes a guide pin which is protrusively formed on a side of the first housing, and wherein the first housing includes a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100248796 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus includes: a first casing; a second casing; a coupling mechanism for coupling the first and second casings while allowing the first and second casings to slide and rotate with each other in a state where the first and second casings being overlapped with each other, the coupling... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100248798 - Information processing terminal: An information processing terminal includes a first housing, a second housing that has a projecting unit which projects toward a side of the first housing, and a connection mechanism which movably connects the first housing to the second housing, wherein the connection mechanism includes a slide leg unit which slidably... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100248797 - Portable device: A portable device includes: a first housing; a second housing slidably coupled to the first housing, the second housing being slidable from one end of the predetermined slidable range to the other end thereof via the middle position thereof; a first and second spring members; a first and second arms;... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100248799 - Electronic device with shared multiband antenna and antenna diversity circuitry: Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may have antenna diversity circuitry that allows an optimum antenna in an antenna structure to be switched into use during device operations. The antenna structure may be shared between multiple radio-frequency transceivers in a radio-frequency transceiver circuit.... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20100248800 - Mobile electronic device: A system and method for controlling antennas in a mobile electronic device is disclosed. The mobile electronic device comprises a first case comprising first antenna means and second case comprising second antenna means. The mobile electronic device is operable to communicate using the first antenna means when in a closed... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

  
09/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100240297 - Communication system: There is described a communication system in which data is received by and/or transmitted to a telecommunications apparatus using an acoustic data channel. In embodiments, the data is encoded within the audio track of a media broadcast or other public broadcast. The invention has particular, but not exclusive, relevance to... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100240298 - Communication network for a multi-media management system with end user feedback: The Network For Multi-Media Management enables a reverse path feedback architecture wherein the forward path multicasted content can be dynamically modified as a result of end user interaction or feedback. End users in the Network For Multi-Media Management are grouped via location or region, together with personal attributes such as... Agent: Patton Boggs LLP

20100240299 - Content data acquisition system: A content data acquisition system is disclosed. The content data acquisition system includes a broadcasting center for providing content data divided into partial data by distributing the partial data in one-way communication; and multiple data acquisition apparatuses each mounted to a vehicle and each capable of individually acquiring the partial... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100240300 - Method of multicasting: A method for multicasting data includes obtaining a set of minimum utility preferences and a utility preference for each user in a multicast group, computing a corresponding probability distπbution of different multicasting data the users are requesting, running a lottery of operating points of the set according to the corresponding... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100240301 - Repeater for radio frequency signals, and for digital television signals in particular: m

20100240302 - Wireless fm repeater system: A wireless FM repeater system for converting the audio signal from a portable audio source (e.g., iPod, MP3 player, a cell phone or satellite radio, etc.) and transmitting it to the FM tuner of a vehicle stereo system where access to a hard-wired input jack does not exist. The system... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.

20100240303 - Process for establishing a data link between two processors, specifically within an nfc chipset: A process for establishing a data link between a first processor configured to supply, upon a contact communication port, a first data carrying signal, and a second processor configured to supply, upon a contact communication port, a second data carrying signal is described. The process includes providing a first coupler... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100240305 - Office communication system: An office communication system provides intra-office communication within a medical or dental office, for example. The system includes a door or wall unit, a table or desk unit, and a wearable or portable unit. The door and desk units are configured to transmit and receive both infrared and radio frequency... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC

20100240304 - Portable electronic apparatus and portable terminal system: A portable electronic apparatus that is disposed to a portable terminal device includes a contactless communication unit, the apparatus comprises a first interface which performs communication with the portable terminal device a second interface which performs contactless communication by using the contactless communication unit a storage unit which stores a... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100240306 - Synchronizing satellite positioning system information to features of short-range, ad hoc wireless network protocols: Satellite positioning system information and/or other information is communicated to/from a mobile terminal by synchronizing satellite positioning system information that is communicated to/from the mobile terminal over a short-range, ad hoc wireless network relative to a feature of a protocol that is used for the short-range, ad hoc wireless network... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100240308 - Digital voice message system: A digital voice message system for large retail stores and supermarkets including a terminal at the point of sale comprising a touch screen (104) adapted to receive a plurality of inputs from an operator wherein said terminal sends a message to a base station (201), said message comprises a signal... Agent: Stites & Harbison, PLLC

20100240310 - Earpiece: The invention provides an earpiece. The earpiece includes a main body and a speaker disposed in the main body. The main body includes a sound output member and a bending member connected to the sound output member, wherein the sound output member and the bending member are integrally formed as... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100240309 - Finite rate of innovation (fri) techniques for low power body area network (lp-ban) communications: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for quantizing an analog received signal in a low-power body area network (LP-BAN) by using a limited number of quantization bits, while information of the received signal is preserved for accurate signal reconstruction. The quantized signal can be equalized in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240307 - System and method for short-range communication for a vehicle: A system for communicating information and/or instructions includes a transmitter and receiver configured for wireless communication with a user interface. The information and/or instructions may be audibly communicated to the user. The system includes voice activation and controls. The wireless communication may utilize Bluetooth communication protocol.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100240311 - Wireless communications in multi-carrier systems: Systems and methods for communicating over multiple carriers are described herein. Information is communicated in a wireless system over an anchor carrier. An access terminal is provided to communicate over the anchor carrier in a non-compressed mode and concurrently and in parallel search for additional communication devices over another carrier.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240312 - Apparatus and method for interference avoidance in mixed device-to-device and cellular environment: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is disclosed that comprises collecting a set of neighbor cellular user equipment (UE) interferences from at least one neighbor cellular UE at a device-to-device (D2D) UE at least in part based on a decoded first uplink radio resource... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100240316 - Method and system for spectrum management in communication networks, corresponding network and computer program product: Spectrum usage in a radio cognitive transmission system may be monitored in a distributed manner in space and time through a first set of monitoring apparatuses and a second set of monitoring apparatuses. The first set of monitoring apparatuses may be associated to apparatuses, such as base stations, having a... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20100240315 - Method and system for supporting the search for a mobile station: A method, a system, a base unit and a search unit are disclosed for locating unknown cellular telephones and guiding the search for such devices. By way of base station functionality in the base unit, mobile stations in a search area are identified and assigned dedicated communication channels. In at... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100240314 - Pilot signal transmission management: A base station is configured to reduce interference with other base stations and/or devices in a multi-cell wireless network. The base station includes a wireless interface, detector and controller. To reduce interference, the wireless interface may provide services to a first wireless communication device (WCD) using a pilot signal emitted... Agent: Kyocera International Inc. Intellectual Propery Department

20100240313 - Wireless communication device and method for switching modulation system thereof: A further secure channel is ensured after switching of a modulation system at the time of deterioration channel quality. A wireless communication device includes a transmitter that converts data into a modulation wave in a set modulation system and transmits the modulation wave, a receiver that receives a transmitted modulation... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100240317 - Methods and apparatus for testing and integration of modules within an electronic device: Methods and apparatus for analysis of electronic components such as radio transceivers (for example, WLAN, Bluetooth, cellular, GPS). In one embodiment, a “black box” is diagnosed in its final device application and layout, using a series of software test routines or suites. The test suites provide simultaneous monitoring of multiple... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates, P.C.

20100240318 - Mobile electronic device and control method of mobile electronic device: A mobile electronic device that transmits and receives data with respect to an external device by wireless communication receives electric power from the external device by wireless and supplies electric power to respective portions of the mobile electronic device. The mobile electronic device includes a transmission/reception unit configured to transmit... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100240320 - Radio communication device, program and radio communication method: Provided is a radio communication device for operating in an autonomous distributed manner which includes a compression unit that compresses streaming data, a control unit that controls a compression rate of streaming data of the compression unit according to a distance from other radio communication device, a transmission unit that... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100240319 - Radio system, transmitter, and receiver: A wireless communication system includes a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter transmits signals to a receiver at a transmission interval. One of the signals is an association request signal. The transmitter includes a transmitting unit. The transmitting unit transmits the signals except the association request signal at the transmission... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100240322 - Wireless communication apparatus, its control method, and recording medium: An apparatus detects a communication state of a wireless communication, detects posture of the apparatus, and controls communication by a wireless communication unit according to the detected posture if it is detected that field intensity of the wireless communication is equal to or less than a predetermined value.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100240321 - Wireless transceiver: A wireless transceiver includes an antenna, a filter, a radio frequency (RF) signal processing circuit, a shared amplifying circuit, a first switch circuit, a second switch circuit, a sending power amplifier, and a single-pole double-throw (SPDT) switch. The filter is connected between the antenna and the SPDT switch. The RF... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100240323 - Frequency divider with synchronized outputs: A synchronized frequency divider that can divide a clock signal in frequency and provide differential output signals having good signal characteristics is described. In one exemplary design, the synchronized frequency divider includes a single-ended frequency divider and a synchronization circuit. The single-ended frequency divider divides the clock signal in frequency... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240324 - Radio communication device and transmission power measurement method of radio communication device: A radio communication device includes a radio transmitting unit that generates a transmission signal containing a transmission carrier, a radio receiving unit including a frequency conversion circuit that performs down-conversion of a received signal containing a received carrier with substantially equal frequency to the transmission carrier, a transmission/reception separating circuit... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100240325 - Compensating method for capacity of radio frequency module and a radio frequency module: A compensation method for radio frequency module performance, it is adding a module monitoring circuit and a radio frequency power detection circuit to an existing radio frequency module, meanwhile replacing an existing hardware compensation circuit with a radio frequency digital controlled attenuator. The method replaces hardware method by a method... Agent: Byip, Ltd.

20100240326 - Multi-functional container for electric and/or electronic apparatuses: Multi-functional container for electric and/or electronic apparatuses comprising a front face, with a first compartment, to house at least one component (16) of the electric and/or electronic apparatus. The container comprises an opposite rear face having first attachment means (34) suitable to attach the container on guide means of a... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100240327 - Antenna array with flexible interconnect for a mobile wireless device: An antenna array can be mounted on a flexible substrate and connected by a flexible interconnect to an integrated circuit such as a radio frequency front end. The antenna array can be mounted in a device housing that includes radio frequency interference (RFI) shielding. The antenna array is aligned with... Agent: Pvf -- Rambus, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming, LLP

20100240328 - Rf transmitter front-end and applications thereof: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter front-end includes a digital to analog conversion module and a power amplifier module. The digital to analog conversion module is coupled to convert amplitude information into analog amplitude adjust signals when a first mode is active and is coupled to convert power level information into... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100240329 - Amplifying device and transmitter apparatus: An amplifying device includes an amplifier including a first amplifying element with a drain voltage thereof being controlled, and a second amplifying element, the amplifier amplifying a transmission signal with the first and second amplifying elements, synthesizing the transmission signals amplified by the first and second amplifying elements, and outputting... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100240330 - Digital signal processing device and radio communication apparatus: A digital signal processing device includes: a memory for coefficient storage including partial memories that dividedly store, for each plurality of bits, a plurality of filter coefficients as divided data; a control unit that outputs, to the memory for coefficient storage, an address signal added with activation/inactivation control information; a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100240332 - Power amplifier circuit, and transmitter and wireless communication device using the same: To provide a power amplifier circuit, which is capable of amplifying a signal having envelope variation with high power added efficiency, and exhibits low power consumption and high versatility, as well as to provide a transmitter and a wireless communication device using the power amplifier circuit, the power amplifier circuit... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100240331 - Power amplifying circuit, and transmitter and wireless communication device using the same: To provide a power amplifier circuit which is capable of reducing a phase error of an output signal in a case where an amplitude of an input signal is relatively small, as well as a transmitter and a wireless communication device using the same. A constant envelope signal generation circuit... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100240333 - Method and apparatus for progressively scanning channels: A method for progressively scanning channels first checks whether all channel scanning tasks are completed so as to determine a channel that will be scanned first. During the scanning process, the method records a channel as a last scanned channel after completing a channel scanning task for the channel. In... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100240334 - Broadcast receiver and method for regulating the same: A broadcast receiver includes a tuner circuit and a demodulator circuit. The tuner circuit tunes a radio frequency (RF) signal to output an intermediate frequency (IF) signal. The demodulator circuit demodulates the IF signal from the tuner circuit and outputs a command signal based on the quality of the IF... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100240335 - Rotating harmonic rejection mixer: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a mixer circuit to receive and generate a mixed signal from a radio frequency (RF) signal and a master clock signal, a switch stage coupled to an output of the mixer circuit to rotatingly switch the mixed signal to multiple gain stages coupled... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100240336 - Front end and high frequency receiver having quadrature low noise amplifier: A front end and a high frequency receiver (1) provided therewith are described, which front end comprises a quadrature low noise amplifier (2-1, 2-2) as a low noise amplifier. A high isolation between local oscillators (6-1, 6-2) and quadrature mixers (3-1, 3-2) is achieved thereby, reducing a DC offset at... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100240337 - System and method for automatic storage and retrieval of emergency information: A vehicle communication system may retrieve “in case of emergency” (ICE) information from a wireless device. The ICE information may include contact information, medical information, etc., and may be transferred to an emergency provider, if the vehicle communication system places an emergency call. The information may also be retrieved at... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl

20100240338 - Techniques for supporting emergency communications in wireless communication system: Methods and apparatus for supporting emergency communications are provided. A method for a Radio Access Network (RAN) serving at least one Core Network (CN) to support emergency communications of a User Equipment (UE) includes determining whether at least one CN in a shared network environment supports emergency communications, if it... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100240339 - Communication system and device providing alert warnings and method therefor: A communication system is provided that includes a cellular phone communication device in communication with a cellular phone service provider having a remote server. The communication device includes a device for determining a current position and a transceiver for transmitting at least one of the determined current position and geographic... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc

20100240340 - Emergency communication apparatus: An emergency communication apparatus includes a user input device having a plurality of provider inputs corresponding to respective emergency service providers and a plurality of severity level inputs corresponding to respective severity levels. The apparatus includes a transmitter for communicating with an emergency response entity, a memory device having owner... Agent: Harshaw Research, Inc.

20100240341 - Methods and apparatus to identify wireless subscriber activity status: Example methods and apparatus to identify wireless subscriber activity status are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes identifying a market of interest associated with wireless services, and creating a list of telephone numbers (TNs) from the identified market of interest. The example method also includes initializing each TN in the... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20100240342 - Distributed wireless online access system: A method for providing wireless online access comprises: establishing a wireless access signal space wherein a wireless communications link is established between a secondary wireless unit and at least one primary wireless unit, thereby providing a corresponding secondary subscriber with online access by data packet transmission between the primary wireless... Agent: David S Alavi

20100240343 - Method and system for forwarding communications: A method includes receiving an identification value from a wireless beacon at a mobile device when the mobile device is within a detection area of the wireless beacon. The method also includes determining whether the wireless beacon is a recognized wireless beacon based on the identification value using a look... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing

20100240344 - Method, system and apparatus for setting up multimedia call: A method includes receiving a multimedia request message; setting up a multimedia call path to a CS UE according to the multimedia request message; negotiating a media coding mode with the CS UE and negotiating the media coding mode with a peer UE according to the multimedia call path; and... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100240346 - Dead spot prediction method for wireless vehicular applications: A wireless communication method includes identifying a location of a dead spot region within an expected route of a vehicle. It is estimated whether the vehicle will arrive at the dead spot region before a wireless application is completed. It is determined whether an expected time period that the vehicle... Agent: Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20100240345 - Event notifier device and headset: An event notifier device suitable to be wirelessly associated to a telephone apparatus is disclosed. The event notifier device comprises a receiver arranged to receive a signal wirelessly from the telephone on incoming event notification associated with an event; an output mechanism arranged to provide a human perceivable signal indicating... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100240349 - Method and apparatus for supporting csg service in wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for supporting a closed subscriber group (CSG) service is provided. A user equipment transmit a CSG member indicator to a base station when requesting access to the base station. The CSG member indicator indicates CSG membership of the user equipment. The base station may determine whether... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100240348 - Method to control video transmission of mobile cameras that are in proximity: A method to manage the transmission of multiple mobile cameras that are in close proximity to each other or at least one other in the group of multiple mobile cameras. The cameras detect that the are proximate to one or more other cameras either autonomously or with the aid of... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100240347 - System to communicate between a femtocell base station and mobile devices: This patent discloses a method to communicate between a femtocell base station and mobile devices. The method may include identifying as an alert group a set of mobile devices presently in communication with the femtocell base station and whose unique identifiers are preregistered with the femtocell base station. A first... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

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20100240351 - System and method for managing file catalogs on a wireless handheld device: There is disclosed a method and system for managing file metadata stored in one or more catalogs on a wireless handheld device. In an embodiment, the method comprises: connecting to one or more file libraries stored remotely from the device; downloading to the device one or more catalogs storing file... Agent: Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP

20100240352 - System and method for optimized use of a dual mode wireless communication device: Systems and methods for the operation of a dual mode wireless communication device are provided. A wireless communication device includes a scan module, a registration module and a learning module that cooperate to allow the device to identify available radio access technologies, select a radio interface, manage the radio interface,... Agent: Kyocera International Inc. Intellectual Propery Department

20100240353 - Remote control system and facility side control apparatus and control program of facility apparatus and control method of facility apparatus: Disclosed is a wireless remote control system that provides a system for suppressing the communication fee. The server apparatus 100 calls the facility side control apparatus 200a via the public line 410. When the facility side control apparatus 200a detects the outgoing call received as an incoming call, it connects... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100240354 - Communication method and device employing the same: A communication method whereby a connection between a first communication device and a second communication device is established. Determining whether the connection is disconnected by the second communication device. If the connection is disconnected by the second communication device, related features are invoked by the first communication device to alert... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100240356 - Method for reselecting a cell and detecting whether a terminal is stationay in mobile telecommunications system: Disclosed is a method for determining, by a terminal, its mobility and deciding a time to select another cell in a mobile communication system, in which the terminal determines the mobility by using variation information in signal characteristic values of measurable specific cells, thereby appropriately controlling a size of a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100240355 - Selecting a wireless communication technology according to application state: A method for an application program executed by a network terminal device to select a preferred wireless communication technology from at least two different communication technologies provided concurrently by the same network operator, according to at least one communication parameter differentiating between the two communication technologies.... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100240357 - Method of handling radio link failure detection in a wireless communication system and related communication device: A method of handling radio link failure detection for a communication device of a wireless communication system includes performing radio problem detection for a plurality of targets of interest, and managing at least a timer for detecting radio link failure of the plurality of targets of interest.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100240359 - Method of handling radio link failure in a wireless communication system and related communication device: A method of handling radio link failure for a communication device of a wireless communication system includes detecting radio link failure on a plurality of targets of interest, and sending a Radio Resource Control (RRC) message indicating at least a radio link failure in at least one of the plurality... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100240358 - Method of measurement reporting and related communication device: A method of measurement reporting for a mobile device in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of including a first indicator associated with a first cell in a measurement report and sending the measurement report to a network entity of the wireless communication system. The... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100240360 - Pseudo base station apparatus: Provided is a pseudo base station apparatus which allow a user to certainly acquire log data at a desired timing. A set-up unit 41 sets filter conditions and acquisition conditions. A first log acquisition unit 32A includes a first buffer 32Aa, which stores log data and updates the stored content... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100240361 - Anti-inbound traffic redirection system: A system for countering an inbound traffic redirection (ITR) attempt for an inbound roaming mobile station is provided. The ITR attempt is initiated by a first Visiting Public Mobile Network (VPMN). The system includes a TR probe for detecting an ITR attempt by observing receipt of one or more registration... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100240362 - Radioterminals and operating methods for communicating using spectrum allocated to another satellite operator: A method of providing communications can be provided by at least one space-based and/or terrestrial component of a first system/operator transmitting/receiving information using spectrum allocated to a second system/operator at an aggregate interference level at a space-based component of the second system/operator that is less than or substantially equal to... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100240363 - System and method for balancing communication traffic loading between adjacent base stations in a mobile communications network: A mobile communication device measures a received signal strength indicator, RSSI, from a base station. An adjusted signal strength indicator, RSSI-ADJ, is calculated for the base station as a function of both the RSSI and a traffic indicator received from the base station. A determination is made, based on the... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day

20100240364 - Methods and apparatus for broadcasting system overhead messages in wirelesss communication systems: A base station may generate a subpacket of system overhead messages that is designed so that a subscriber station improves a success rate of decoding the system overhead messages by accumulating multiple received subpackets. The base station may repeatedly broadcast the subpacket to subscriber stations. When a subscriber station receives... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240365 - Wireless communication systems with femto nodes: Systems and methods for using a list of physical layer identifiers to efficiently read system information from a plurality of communication nodes are described herein. According to the systems and methods herein, the list of physical layer identifiers may be used to aid in the processes of manual selection of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240366 - Connection attempt message procedure enhancement for manual selection of a hybrid home network base station: A method, a mobile system, and a home network base station are disclosed. A processor 304 may append an access request value 540 to a connection attempt message 500 to indicate an access protocol goal. A transceiver 302 may send the connection attempt message 500 to the home network base... Agent: Prass LLP

20100240367 - Method of performing cell reselection in wireless communication system: A method of performing cell reselection includes receiving priority for a different frequency or RAT (Radio Access Technology) and information on a validity timer for the priority, starting the validity timer, performing cell reselection based on the priority while the validity timer is running, receiving reconfiguration information of the validity... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100240368 - Controlling reselection in a telecommunications network: A base station reselection method for a mobile terminal camped on a base station, which mobile terminal performs a cell reselection function in accordance with reselection parameters. The method characterised by according a different priority to respective radio resource types and varying the reselection parameters in dependence upon the radio... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100240369 - Controlling the use of access points in a telecommunication system: A mobile telecommunications network includes a radio access network with base stations and one or more additional access points. An access point is connected to a network core by an IP transport broadband connection. The access point is configured to appear to a mobile terminal as a conventional base station—that... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100240373 - Hybrid cell management in wireless networks: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate providing hybrid cell access points that can support closed subscriber groups (CSG) while providing at least a minimum level of service to wireless devices excluded from the CSG. Hybrid cell access points can allow non-member wireless devices to camp and receive paging signals.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240372 - Method of establishing multiple links with multiple component carriers and related communication device: A method of establishing multiple links with multiple component carriers for a mobile device of a wireless communication system, the method includes establishing a first link corresponding to a first component carrier by a first radio resource control procedure, and establishing at least a link corresponding to at least a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100240370 - Methods and apparatus for a mobile broker supporting inter-rat, inter-operator handovers: A method for determining an optimal access network by an apparatus is described. The method may include communicating with a first base station as part of a first access network using a first radio access technology (RAT). Information about access networks available to the apparatus may be received from a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240371 - Systems and methods for reselecting cells in a cellular wireless communication system: Systems and methods include reselecting and handing over a mobile communication device from a first cell to a second cell in a cellular wireless communication system based on determining whether the signal quality level of the second cell meets or exceeds a signal quality threshold.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240374 - method for reducing the risk of dropped calls in a mobile communications network: A method for reducing the risk of dropped calls in a mobile communication network, wherein secondary connection information is sent to a mobile station during an event via a first communication link using a first radio access technology; it is detected when the mobile station makes a new connection on... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100240375 - Resource allocation: A system is proposed to provide handover in a mobile telecommunications environment, particularly applicable to 3GPP networks, in which a user device, such as a mobile telephone, receives signalling for persistently allocated resources generated by a target base station via a source base station.... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100240376 - Cell barring in a cellular communication network: Cell barring in a cellular communication network is used in case of a failure in the core network of the cellular communication network or on the interface between the core network and the radio access network. By barring at least a part of the cells of the network, the UEs... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100240377 - Method for providing automatic cell access control to high-priority mobile users in overload and emergency situations: l

20100240378 - Method, system, server, and client for transmitting media burst data: A method for transmitting media burst data includes grouping all clients in a session into a first session group and a second session group. The media burst data is forwarded to the clients in the first session group and sent to the clients in the second session group through the... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100240381 - Communication control system: The communication control system judges whether an area code of a mobile terminal and area codes of the other mobile terminals of the group match, and establishes 1 to N communication between the mobile terminal and the mobile terminals of which area codes match. As a result, when the users... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100240380 - Inter-cell interference prediction for frequency resource allocation: A method predicts resource allocations in a wireless network including a set of base stations (BSs). Each BS is in a cell, and serves a set of mobile stations. A sequence and rule of resource allocations are defined for all of the BSs. Previous resource allocations are acquired from the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100240382 - Systems, apparatus and methods for interference management in wireless networks: Systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products are provided. In some embodiments, a method for facilitating interference management in an unplanned wireless communication system is provided. The method can include a non-serving base station: determining information about a user equipment, wherein the user equipment is served by a serving base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240379 - Transmission device, reception device and random access control method: A transmission device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a random access channel generation portion that generates a random access channel; an assignment portion that performs one of a continuous frequency assignment and a discontinuous comb-shaped frequency assignment for each user; and a transmission portion that transmits... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100240383 - Enhanced ul rate violation detection: The present invention relates to a method for grant violation detection in an enhanced uplink (UL) telecommunication system. According to the method a radio network controller (RNC) establishes a first enhanced UL transport channel (E-DCH) which enables uplink data traffic with a certain data rate from a user terminal UE... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100240384 - Resource allocation method in communication system, resource allocation system, and base station used for the same: The present invention aims to provide a resource allocation method in a communication system that can effectively suppress a transmission delay. Provided is a resource allocation system in a communication system which includes a terminal 110 and a base station 100, wherein data is regularly generated at the terminal, the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100240387 - Method for controlling an uplink power in a wireless communication system and an apparatus in the system: In a wireless communication system including a wireless terminal, a first wireless base station, a second wireless base station which supports a wireless channel which is not supported by the first wireless base station and an upper level apparatus which accommodates the wireless base stations, the upper level apparatus monitors... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20100240385 - Method for supporting quality of service over a connection lifetime: The invention relates to a method for determining Quality of Service information of a radio bearer configured in a mobile node and distributing scheduled radio resources to the radio bearer. Further, the invention also provides a base station and mobile node performing these methods, respectively. The invention suggests a scheme... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100240388 - Parameter collecting method, wireless base station and relay station: A parameter collecting method used for distributing radio resources, collecting a total number (M) of terminals for directly performing radio communication with a radio base station without a relay station or radio quality between each of terminals for directly performing radio communication with the radio base station without the relay... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100240386 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication method, base station, mobile station, base station control method, mobile station control method, and control program: To alleviate interference by a transmission signal on the uplink and downlink of a femto base station to a transmission signal on the uplink and downlink of a macro base station and/or a micro base station. A mobile station 9-2 and a femto base station 5-1 located within a macrocell... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100240392 - Angle of arrival downlink signaling: A wireless communication network determines positioning data for a given mobile terminal, in response to receiving a positioning event trigger for that mobile terminal. The network sends the positioning data to the mobile terminal via control-plane signaling, for transfer by the mobile terminal to the user plane. Correspondingly, the mobile... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100240394 - Communication device, communication system and program: [Solution] A mobile phone, if any one of users registered in an address book is selected, obtains location information of a mobile phone owned by the selected user from a location search server. The mobile phone, by comparing location information of a home or an office of the selected user... Agent: Michaud-kinney Group LLP

20100240390 - Dual module portable devices: A dual module portable device may be provided. A motion of a first module of the dual module portable device may be detected. Based at least in part on the detected motion, a position of the first module may be determined relative to the second module of the portable device.... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100240397 - Handling location information for femto cells: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements for configuring the HeNB (Home eNode B) to retrieve location information indicative of its location and sending this location information via a core network node to a UE (User Equipment) authorized to access the HeNB. The UE can then based on this... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100240391 - Location detection: A method for detecting the location of a user terminal in a telecommunications network comprising: receiving network information from the terminal and using the signal from the terminal and a netlist (4C) to determine or predict the location of the terminal. The netlist (4C) can be represented as a state... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100240396 - Position location using multiple carriers: A method of determining a distance estimate between a mobile device and a wireless transceiver communicating with the mobile device on at least one multi-carrier signal includes: receiving at least one multi-carrier signal; selecting at least one carrier signal from the at least one multi-carrier signal; measuring a signal characteristic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240395 - Positioning method of a wireless communication device: A positioning method of a wireless communication device includes the steps of: receiving first and second wireless signals from the first and second base stations of first and second networks time of transmitting the first and second wireless signals from the first and second base stations to the wireless communication... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100240389 - System and method for locating mobile device in wireless communication network: A method is provided for determining a location of a mobile device in a wireless network. The method includes receiving global navigation satellite system (GNSS) measurements from the mobile device, and receiving terrestrial measurements from corresponding transceivers in the wireless network, each terrestrial measurement indicating a distance between the corresponding... Agent: Volentine & Whitt, PLLC And Commscope, Inc.

20100240393 - System and method for sending a current position of a communication device: A system and method for sending a current position of a communication device comprising a global positioning system detects current position of the communication device by the global positioning system when the communication device communicates with a receiving communication device, so as to acquire current position data and communication data... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100240398 - System for aggregating and disseminating location information: A computer-implemented method of aggregating and disseminating location information is provided. The method includes establishing a user account for a user and associating a user identifier with the user account. A request for the user identifier is received from a remote application server. An identifier request authorization is received from... Agent: Dovas Law P.C.

20100240399 - Geographic position based reward system: A computer-implemented method of rewarding a user based on compliance with predetermined geographic limitations is provided. The method includes receiving from a first user and storing an indication of one or more geographic areas. Mobile device location information of a user mobile device associated with a second user is received... Agent: Dovas Law P.C.

20100240400 - Methods and apparatus for optimizing paging mechanisms and publication of dynamic paging mechanisms: Methods and apparatus enabling a wireless network to dynamically change or implement paging mode operation, such as optimization based on one or more network parameters. In one embodiment, the wireless network is a cellular network (e.g., 3G UMTS or LTE), and both base stations and cellular user devices dynamically configure... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates, P.C.

20100240405 - Device and method for providing and displaying animated sms messages: A device and method of creating and displaying a short message service (SMS) message capable of attaching and displaying animated characteristics is disclosed. To create an animated SMS message the user responds to input prompts asking for: a mobile identification number that identifies the receiving party, an animation flag that... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100240403 - Mobile terminal, communication system and method of managing missing mode using same: The present invention is related to a mobile terminal, a communication system, and a method for managing a missing mode using the same. The present invention describes a mobile terminal comprising a communication unit, memory configured to store information relating to being lost including a message notifying of being lost... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100240404 - Personal location monitoring system and related devices and methods: A personal location monitoring system includes a personal locator device and remote location reporting device. The personal locator device includes a portable housing, a wireless communications unit configured to communicate text messages over a wireless communications network, a position determining unit configured to receive position signals from a positioning system,... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

20100240402 - Secondary status display for mobile device: A secondary display system on a mobile device to allow a user to check the status of mobile device services without having to turn on or otherwise rely upon the primary display of the mobile device. The secondary display presents a count of messages that are waiting to be accessed... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100240401 - Uninterrupted usage and access of physically unreachable managed handheld device: Techniques for uninterrupted usage and access to physically unreachable handheld devices are provided. A physically unreachable handheld device includes an automated agent that is configured to authenticate a message received without manual intervention and to forward information from the handheld device to another remote and different handheld device.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell

20100240406 - Method and apparatus for carrier management: A method for a user equipment (UE) of a wireless communication system performing carrier management is disclosed. The wireless communication system supports Carrier Aggregation (CA), which enables the UE to perform transmission through multiple carriers. The method includes steps of configuring a plurality of carriers, and activating or deactivating a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100240407 - Method and system for managing channel set for dynamic channel allocation: Provided are a method and an apparatus for managing a channel set in a cognitive radio (CR) communication system. A CR communication system for dynamically allocating frequencies or channels manages vacant channels regularly so as to set an appropriate priority to usage of the vacant channels such that a channel... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100240408 - Method and device for controlling floor in push to service: A PT (e.g., Push-To-Talk, Push-To-View or Push-To-Data) service, and more particularly, to a method and device for controlling a floor (talk burst authority, permission to send media burst, etc.) in a PT service, are discussed. According to an embodiment, the method for controlling a state of a Push-To (PT) server,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100240410 - Reducing state transition time from power saving state: The present invention relates to a method and an arrangement for reducing a state transition time from a power saving state for a user equipment (18) in a communication network. The state transition time is reduced by retaining in the user equipment (18) one or more information parameter, such as... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100240409 - Wireless communication system, wireless base station, wireless terminal station, and transmission power control method using the same: Transmission rate detector (211) detects a transmission rate of uplink data to be transmitted to a wireless base station, compares the detected transmission rate with a preset transmission rate threshold, and outputs the comparison result to transmission power control step generator (212). Based on transmission power control information transmitted from... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100240411 - Random access channel preamble: One out of sixteen preamble signatures is selected. A code is produced based on the selected preamble signature. The produced code is phase rotated to produce a processed preamble signature signal. The processed preamble signature signal is used in processing the CDMA RACH signal and the CDMA RACH signal is... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100240412 - Operating method for integrated interface of pda and wireless communication system: An operating method for an integrated interface of a PDA and a wireless communication system includes the following steps. Firstly, when the wireless communication system starts to operate from a standby mode, a state signal is transmitted from the wireless communication system to the PDA. Then, if the PDA receives... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100240414 - Method and apparatus to have more sim cards than cellular modems and assign the sim cards to the modems at run time: A hardware and software design that allows a device to have more SIM cards than modems and assign the SIM cards to these modems at run time. In addition the method can use information received from an external entity, like a server residing on the internet for example, with information... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100240413 - Smart card file system: An application programming interface (API) may receive high level file commands and implement those commands using the storage mechanism on a smart card. The smart card may have a processor and storage mechanism and may communicate to a host device using a packet based communication protocol, such as ADPU. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100240415 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes storing a plurality of pieces of fingerprint information on at least one of a finger-by-finger basis, a user-by-user basis, and a pattern-by-pattern basis; receiving a fingerprint-touch input through a display module capable of performing... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100240418 - Automated light control system: An automated light control system for controlling light emission from the backlight of the liquid crystal display in such a manner that the power consumption can be reduced, taking the information on the brightness in the peripheral region and the information on the distance into total consideration, is provided. The... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100240416 - Method and apparatus for providing an emotion-based user interface: An approach is provided for accessing services, applications, and content using an emotion-based user interface. Descriptors corresponding to an emotion of the user are presented to the user for selection. Selection of one of the descriptors initiates presentation of options (e.g., actions for accessing service, applications, or content available to... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100240417 - Multifunction mobile device having a movable element, such as a display, and associated functions: A mobile device is configured to operate in at least three modes that provide increased functionality, increased power consumption, and/or increased user input/output. In one example, the mobile device includes a first mode where some electrical components are powered down, and a secondary display may provide some information to a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100240419 - Mobile terminal and functional operation control method of the same: A mobile terminal includes: a battery supplying electric power; a voltage detection portion which detects the voltage of the battery; a function activation control portion which activates a predetermined function at a preset time; and a warning portion which, in reference to a predicted battery voltage at the preset time... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100240420 - Methods and apparatus for changing paging parameters in a communication system: A base station and a subscriber station may negotiate paging parameters so that the subscriber station can enter idle mode. After the subscriber station has entered idle mode, the base station may change at least one paging parameter at the base station. The base station may direct the subscriber station... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100240421 - Cellular phone cover/case that blocks radiation from reaching the user through the implementation of faraday cage and/or conductive material properties: The inventors have invented a cellular phone case designed to block cellular phone radiation from reaching the user's body. The inventors have identified the proper Faraday cage materials necessary to permit one to use the case on the phone in an effective radiation-blocking manner, during nearly all stages of cell... Agent: Jeffrey Mroz

20100240422 - Input and output hall structure for sound device in a portable terminal: An input/output hall structure for a sound device in a portable terminal includes a main hole and a plurality of sub-holes. The main hole is provided in a case frame forming the exterior of the portable terminal to be exposed to the exterior, and inputs/outputs sound. The plurality of sub-holes... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100240424 - Portable radio device: There is adopted an enclosure dipole antenna structure including antenna elements respectively provided in a lower enclosure and an upper enclosure. There is also adopted a structure in which the lower structure and the upper structure are rotatably joined together along two axes of hinges. The enclosures thereby become openable... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100240423 - Portable wireless unit: A purpose of the present invention is to provide a portable wireless unit capable of suppressing a deterioration of antenna performance, which is caused by electromagnetic mutual effects occurred between two antenna elements, and capable of achieving an improving effect of a high diversity gain, and also capable of realizing... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100240425 - Mobile device having a movable display and associated systems and methods: Mobile devices having movable displays and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. A mobile communication device configured in accordance with one embodiment of the disclosure, for example, including a first component having a front side and a first periphery edge, and a second component operably coupled to the first... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100240426 - Sliding portable telephone: In the sliding portable telephone of the present invention, on the surface of the base housing, a photoconductive member is placed along a boundary line between a first surface region which is exposed when the slide housing is placed at the open position and a second surface region which is... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100240427 - Multi-piece mobile media device enclosure: In some embodiments, a mobile media device case can be configured to receive a mobile media device. The mobile media device comprising a back section and two or more side sections. The mobile media device case can include: (a) a first portion, the first portion comprising a first back wall... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

  
09/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100233954 - Single-port signal repeater: Single-port signal repeater. The repeater is connected in parallel to the communication means (3), on which only one point of access (5) is needed. The repeater (4) comprises an amplifier, a hybrid circuit and a resupply and increases the scope and transmission capacity for communications made on a medium controlled... Agent: Fulwider Patton LLP

20100233956 - Method and appliance for communication between a multiplicity of mobile stations and a fixed network underground: A method for wireless underground data transmission between a large number of mobile stations and a fixed network involves the mobile stations being stored in depersonalized form, advantageously in a loading station. Upon removal, the mobile stations are personalized using a personalization device associated with the mobile station, for example... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100233955 - Method for electromagnetic air-wave suppression by active cancellation and shielding: Method for reducing air wave and/or magnetotelluric noise in controlled source electromagnetic surveying by either shielding the source (61) from the air interface, shielding the receivers from downward traveling electromagnetic energy, or by employing a second source (62) to preferentially cancel the air wave (and MT) part of the signal,... Agent: Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company

20100233958 - Communication system and communication apparatus: A communication system includes the following elements: a transmitter including a transmission circuit unit configured to generate an RF signal for transmitting data and an EFC antenna configured to transmit the RF signal as an electrostatic field or an induced electric field; and a receiver including an EFC antenna and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100233957 - Vehicle personalization using a near field communications transponder: A vehicle personalization system and method that includes a cell phone and a vehicle. When a vehicle user prepares to use a vehicle, personalization data such as a preferred seat position is quickly transferred from the cell phone to the vehicle and used by the vehicle to adjust a vehicle... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc

20100233960 - Service discovery functionality utilizing personal area network protocols: Techniques to provide service discovery via personal area network protocols. A personal area network is generally a network that covers only a few feet or meters of physical space. Personal area networks can be wired or wireless. Wired personal area networks include, for example, Universal Serial Bus (USB) and IEEE... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100233959 - System for limiting use of mobile communication devices within a vehicle: A system and apparatus for limiting use of mobile communication devices which utilizes vehicle diagnostic information transmitted via the Bluetooth™ communications protocol to a mobile device (PDA, cell phone, laptop, portable printer, GPS, iPod, etc.). If the vehicle diagnostic data meets predetermined criteria, the software configured to evaluate vehicle diagnostic... Agent: Absolute Technology Law Group LLC

20100233961 - Accessory and mobile computing device communication using an application communication protocol: Embodiments of the present invention provide various communication techniques for communication between a mobile computing device and an accessory. An accessory protocol that is generic to the mobile computing device can be used for some communication. An application executing at the mobile computing device can communicate with the accessory using... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100233962 - Inter-cell interference control in an uplink multi-carrier radio communications system: A multi-carrier cellular radio communication system includes a serving base station associate with a serving cell currently serving a mobile radio and a non-serving base station within range of the mobile radio and associated with a non-serving cell. The mobile radio can transmit to the serving base station at the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100233963 - Controller and method for use in radio station in radio communication system: One aspect of the present invention relates to a controller for a radio station. The controller includes an information acquisition unit acquiring radio communication state information on another radio station different from the radio station via a connected backbone network, the radio communication state information including frequency information and waveform... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100233965 - Radio communication device and radio communication system: Upon controlling a directivity based on antenna elements of antennas, a communication coverage spread is calculated at step, a communication coverage limitation value is settled based on positional information at step, and the calculated communication coverage spread and the settled communication coverage limitation value are compared with each other at... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100233966 - Radio communication method, radio communication device, and radio communication system: A base station 20 monitors change of a parameter for an adaptive array antenna, the parameter being used to control a directivity of a beam to be transmitted to a mobile terminal device 30. As a result, when detecting that a value indicating the change has fallen below a predetermined... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100233964 - Test system for a circuit carrier: A test system for analyzing a circuit carrier which has been populated with a radio-frequency structure comprises a network analyzer having a signal generator for generating excitation signal which can be supplied to the radio-frequency structure via a signal line, an evaluation device for analyzing a measurement signal which returns... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20100233967 - Method for applying amplitute use to digital amplyfier with variable bit resolution or clock frequency and apparatus for executing the method: Disclosed is an adaptive modulation scheme and apparatus thereof using an Analog/Digital (AJO) converter with variable bit resolution or clock frequency, the A/D converter including a transmitter including a modulator to modulate data to be transmitted according to a modulation scheme received from a receiver, an A/D converter to convert... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100233968 - Method for generating and transmitting channel quality indicator based on adjacent band selection scheme: A method of generating and transmitting a channel quality indicator is disclosed, by which a feedback size of channel quality information is reduced. The present invention includes selecting at least one subband by considering a channel quality of each of entire subbands formed by grouping a predetermined number of subcarriers,... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100233969 - Reconfigurable chamber for emulating multipath fading: Disclosed is a compact reconfigurable channel emulator, which may be used to emulate severe fading environments and test wireless systems and subsystems for operation in severe channel environments. Examples include radios, coding schemes, diversity methods and antennas. In particular, the chamber is well suited to test hardware associated with wireless... Agent: Smith Hopen, Pa

20100233970 - Device operational control system, topology, and methods via rf signals communicated on existing rf infrastructure: Embodiments of a system, topology, and method for controlling the operation of several devices based on various parameters via RF signals communicated on existing RF infrastructure are described generally herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Merle W. Richman, Iii

20100233971 - Direct-conversion transceiver enabling digital calibration: A method for calibrating a transceiver includes selecting one of a plurality of available calibration paths on the transceiver to be active. The transceiver includes a transmitter and a receiver. The selected one of the plurality of available calibration paths couples the transmitter to the receiver through a circuit that... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100233972 - Communication device: Provided are a first filter 63a and a second filter 63b each having a pass band in the range of a frequency band that is obtained by, for example, substantially bisecting a frequency band of f1 to f4. In that case, the regions of the first filter 63a and the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100233973 - Antenna beam forming systems, methods and devices using phase adjusted least squares beam forming: Methods of operating a transceiver including an antenna having a plurality of antenna feed elements include providing a plurality of gain constraint values associated with respective ones of the plurality of geographic constraint points within a geographic region, selecting initial phase constraint values associated with respective ones of the gain... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100233974 - Feedback compensation detector for a direct conversion transmitter: A feedback compensation detector for a direct conversion transmitter includes a baseband processor, a direct up-converter, an antenna, and an impairment detection and compensation feedback circuit. The baseband processor generates an in-phase (I) baseband signal and a quadrature-phase (Q) baseband signal. The direct up-converter is coupled to the baseband processor,... Agent: Jones Day (rim) - 2n

20100233975 - Automated power control to optimize power consumption and improved wireless connection: A method for automatically adjusting signal output power of a ZigBee wireless module. The method includes sending a signal with an output power from a transmitter of a ZigBee module to a receiver. The ZigBee module includes a power amplifier/low noise amplifier (PA/LNA) circuit. The output power can be adjusted... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100233976 - Oscillating circuit and radio communication apparatus: According to an aspect of the invention, an oscillating circuit includes: a first MOS transistor having a first drain terminal and a first source terminal; a load element connected to the first drain terminal; and an oscillator connected to the first source terminal and outputs a fundamental signal and a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100233977 - Multi-mode radio transmitters and a method of their operation: A multi-mode radio transmitter for use in mobile radio cellular standards, such as 2G, 2.5G and 3G, and a method of operating the transmitter in which an input signal is modulated independently of controlling the drive of a power amplifier (PA) module (40). The transmitter comprises circuitry (12, 60) for... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100233978 - Input drive control for switcher regulated power amplifier modules: Various embodiments described herein relate to a power management block and an amplification block used in the transmitter of a communication subsystem. The power management block provides improved control for the gain control signal provided to a pre-amplifier and the supply voltage provided to a power amplifier which are both... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP S.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100233979 - Wide bandwidth fast hopping frequency synthesizer circuits and methods: Embodiments of the present invention include methods for wide bandwidth synthesizer circuits and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a frequency synthesizer comprising a multiplexer and a band group selector. The multiplexer is coupled to receive a plurality of sinusoidal signals. Each sinusoidal signal has a unique frequency.... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group, PC Chad R. Walsh

20100233980 - Alternate radio channel selection adapted per user patterns: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for selecting alternate channels for broadcast radio channels, and for tracking alternate channel selections, are provided. Some radio systems provide alternate frequencies for tuned radio frequencies to use when the tuned radio frequency signal is no longer receivable. In aspects of the present invention, historical information... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global

20100233981 - Method and circuit for operating a mixer: A mixer for mixing a received signal and a local oscillator signal is provided. The local oscillator signal is modulated by means of a modulation signal and the modulated local oscillator signal is injected into the received signal.... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag Patent Department

20100233982 - Receiving device and method thereof: A receiving device is disclosed. The receiving device includes a receiving module and a processing module. The receiving module includes a plurality of parameters. The receiving module is used for setting the parameters according to a control signal, receiving a wireless signal according to settings of the different parameters, and... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100233983 - System including receiver front ends: A system including an output node and receiver front ends. The receiver front ends are configured to receive an input signal. Each of the receiver front ends is configured to receive the input signal and provide an output signal at the output node. At least one of the receiver front... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja

20100233984 - Interference cancellation circuit for a receiver: The invention discloses an interference cancellation circuit for a receiver to process an input signal which is carried on a first carrier frequency and includes a transmitted signal and at least one interference signals. The interference cancellation circuit comprises a down-converter for converting the input signal to dc location to... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100233985 - Systems and methods for receiving and processing multiple carrier communications and navigation signals: Methods and systems for signal analysis in multiple radio carrier environments are provided. In one embodiment, a radio receiver comprises: an adaptive pass band filter that operates over a pass band of frequencies, the adaptive pass band filter subdividing the pass band into a plurality of sub-channels each comprising a... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100233986 - Receiver: A receiver includes a high-frequency filter which extracts, from a radio signal, a high-frequency signal, a first frequency converter which performs frequency conversion on the high-frequency signal using a first local signal, to obtain a first baseband signal, a second frequency converter which performs frequency conversion on the high-frequency signal... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100233987 - Implementing a rotating harmonic rejection mixer (rhrm) for a tv tuner in an integrated circuit: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes mixer stages each coupled to receive a radio frequency (RF) signal from a corresponding tracking filter each configured for a band of frequencies. Each mixer stage is controllable to mix the RF signal with a divided master clock signal to obtain N multi-phase intermediate... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100233988 - Receiving apparatus: A receiving apparatus includes an analog demodulation unit, a digital demodulation/decoding unit, a delay unit, a reception state detecting unit, first/second processing units, and a mixing processing unit. The analog demodulation unit demodulates a first audio signal. The digital demodulation/decoding unit demodulates and decodes a second audio signal. The delay... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100233989 - Methods and apparatus for modeling, monitoring, estimating and controlling power consumption in battery-operated devices: A remote battery-operated device operates in accordance with a first set of operating parameters. During operation, power consumption information is generated and transmitted via a data network to a remote location for later use. In one embodiment, the remote location transmits one or more modified parameters back to the battery-operated... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100233991 - Method to implement e911 services in ims (ip multimedia subsystem): A system and method that facilitates processing and/or routing of emergency call in an IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) for VoIP (Voice over IP) subscribers is provided. Specifically, an E911 profile is generated, for example, by an application server, for each VoIP subscriber based in part on current location information associated... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100233992 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for short message service (sms) forwarding: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for SMS forwarding are disclosed. One method includes performing steps at a message service message proxy separate from a short message service center and implemented on a computing platform including at least one processor. The steps include receiving a message service message routing information... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20100233990 - Mobile communication system, mobile communication method, radio network controller, radio base station and mobile station: In a mobile communication system, the radio device RNC, Node B includes: a creation unit 11 configured to create, on the basis of the notification information received from the distribution server, simplified information indicating content of the notification information, and detailed information indicating content of the notification information with a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100233994 - Charging method and system: An intelligent charging triggering method is provided. The method includes receiving a subscriber location data update request sent by a serving mobile switching center (MSC), determining whether subscriber data delivered to the serving MSC carries intelligent subscription data of a prepaid subscriber according to a preset intelligent charging triggering policy,... Agent: Huawei/bhgl

20100233993 - System for collecting billable information in a group communication network: A method and apparatus for providing security in a group communication network provides for receiving an encryption key, encrypting media for transmission to a controller using the received encryption key, the encrypted media being directed to another communication device, and communicating the encrypted media to the controller. In one embodiment,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100233995 - System and method of selectively restricting operations of a mobile phone in a telecommunications system: A system and method of selectively restricting usage of a user equipment (UE) in a telecommunications system. The system includes a graphical user interface (GUI) for receiving a plurality of restrictions. Each restriction provides a constraint on use of the UE. The GUI allows an administrator of the UE to... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100233996 - Capability model for mobile devices: A server receives an application update request from a mobile device. The request can include a specification of the mobile device and a license. The server can identify an available hardware component of the mobile device based on the specification. The server can identify an access privilege of the hardware... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100233997 - System, method and implementation of providing dynamic multi-media ringtone to called party prior to answer a call: The present invention provides the user of the phone terminals, especially the users of 3G mobile communication terminals a novel dynamic multimedia sing service, enable the users of broadband phone terminals to enjoy the multimedia ring message from the network by their phone terminals.... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm

20100233998 - In-vehicle apparatus having handsfree function and cellular phone having handsfree function: An in-vehicle apparatus having a handsfree function is disclosed, which includes an incoming mail reception determination section, a mode determination section and a control section. The incoming mail reception determination section determines whether a cellular phone receives an incoming mail. The mode determination section determines which one of a handset... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100234001 - Mobile communication terminal, mobile communication system, mobile communication method and recording medium: A mobile communication terminal includes a proximity wireless communication unit and a control command generating unit. The proximity wireless communication unit performs wireless communication directly with another mobile communication terminal present in a communicationable range. When the proximity wireless communication unit is capable of communicating with another mobile communication terminal,... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100233999 - System and method for privacy-enabled mobile locator services with dynamic encounter horizon: A method and system for managing awareness information relating to a mobile device's visibility with respect to other buddy devices, the system comprising; the mobile device, a mobile application listing one or more buddies, an application listener which tracks the one or more buddies zoom operations and radar zoom factors,... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

20100234000 - Wireless communication system and wireless connection control method: A wireless communication system includes a plurality of mobile stations and a base station configured to connect the mobile stations wirelessly, wherein the base station includes a response request signal transmission module configured to transmit a response request signal to the mobile stations, and a first wireless connection control module... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100234002 - Information distribution system and method for a mobile network: A method of and system for distributing information forming part of an information campaign to a user's mobile device in a mobile communication network are provided. The method comprises receiving campaign message information defining campaign messages to be distributed on behalf of an information provider to a mobile device. A... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100234004 - System and method for providing cellular call gating via a femto cell: Embodiments of the disclosed invention include a system and method for providing cellular call gating. For example, in one embodiment, a femto cell is disclosed that includes a transceiver configured to send and receive signals associated with a registered cellular device; a processing unit configured to execute instructions to enable... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100234003 - Who-called system for detecting and reporting slamdown calls in a mobile network: A system and method to detect and provide information related to slamdown calls placed to a subscriber's mobile device. In one embodiment, a who-called server is implemented as part of a GSM network that uses a CAMEL protocol. The who-called server receives a CAMEL-based trigger when an incoming call placed... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100234007 - Multimedia cell phone and method for changing video background thereof: A method for changing a video background of a multimedia cell phone includes the following steps. A video image provided with a preset background color is chosen. An original image is recorded. A video communication is activated. A replacement region of the original image is determined, wherein a color of... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100234006 - System and method of detecting a sleeping cell in a telecommunications network: A node in a telecommunications network having a number of cells is informed of a sleeping cell. Within the telecommunications network, information of a potential sleeping cell detected by a user equipment (UE) operating in the telecommunications network is sent to the node. The UE may determine that the cell... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100234005 - System for selectively limiting the function of a communication device: Described is a system and method for limiting the function of a subservient communication device using a dominant communication device. More specifically, the dominant communication device is capable of limiting the function of the subservient communication device when the user of the subservient communication device does not respond to an... Agent: Pitts And Brittian P C

20100234009 - Centrally managing user-specified configuration data for a configurable device: A central configuration server is provided for managing user-specified configuration data for a configurable device. The central configuration server, which is separate from a configurable device to be configured, and which services a plurality of users, obtains a user identification and device information from the configurable device. Responsive to this,... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.

20100234008 - Operating system updates for mobile devices via text messages: A system and/or methodology for upgrading mobile devices via text messages. The user of a source mobile device can send a text message, having a special identifier, to a set of destination mobile devices to be updated. The text message can include a file transfer protocol-server internet protocol address and... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100234010 - Cumulative neighboring cell list: A method is provided that reduces the overhead of neighboring cells that must be signaled and thereby reduces the overhead in the system information and reduces the number of cells on which a UE must perform measurements. In order to accomplish this, the number of neighboring cells (inter frequency/inter RAT)... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100234013 - Method of reducing the power consumption in a mobile radio network with at least two supply layers: The invention relates to a method for operating a mobile communications network having two or more supply levels (1, 2, 3), wherein the supply levels (1, 2, 3) overlap and are each formed by a plurality of transmission stations, wherein a first supply level (1) is defined as the standard... Agent: Kf Ross PC

20100234011 - Methods for transmitting data in a mobile system and radio stations therefor: The present invention relates to a method for transmitting a plurality of data streams from a primary station to a secondary station on a plurality of transmission beams, said method comprising: at the secondary station measuring the channel quality corresponding to each transmission beam, and signalling at a first rate... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100234012 - Network listening method of a mobile phone: A network listening method of a mobile phone is provided. The mobile phone includes a code division multiple access (CDMA) chip and two user identity module (UIM) cards. The network listening method executes a first network listening method to listen to a communication network, if a listening frequency of the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100234014 - Dynamic time to trigger for ue measurements: A method, apparatus, and system are described relating to at time when a wireless terminal reports an event to a network. An event to be reported to the network is detected by the wireless terminal. A communications condition affecting a communication between the wireless terminal and the network is determined,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100234015 - Mobile communication method and radio base station: A mobile communication method includes the steps of: transmitting, from a radio base station (eNB) to a mobile station (UE), a measurement rule designation command which designates addition or deletion of a measurement rule; transmitting, from the radio base station (eNB) to the mobile station (UE), a measurement object designation... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100234016 - Systems, apparatus and methods to facilitate physical cell identifier collision detection: Systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for facilitating collision detection are provided. In some embodiments, a method can include: receiving identifying information during one or more time intervals from a plurality of base stations; determining whether at least two different values of the identifying information from the plurality of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100234017 - Apparatus and method for controlling ue supporting dual mode: A method and an apparatus control a UE that supports a dual mode for controlling power consumption. A wireless local area network (WLAN) modem of a user equipment (UE) automatically turns on when the UE detects that the UE has entered into an area (e.g. home) that employs a home... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100234018 - Converged mobile-web communications solution: A converged mobile-Web communications solution interfaces to both a mobile phone network and an Internet or Intranet network, so that services that are provided to mobile phones in the mobile phone network are also provided to web clients or web widgets in the Internet or Intranet network.... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP Howard Hughes Center

20100234019 - Mobility management entity information deleting method and device: A mobility management entity (MME) information deleting method includes: receiving a message sent by a first MME; and if needed, determining whether it is necessary to delete information about the first MME according to version information about the first MME. The method further includes: receiving a message sent by a... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100234020 - Method for determining a priority of a call in a communications network: A method for determining a priority of a call in a communications network as provided enables improved differentiated service to be provided to network subscribers. According to one aspect, the method comprises processing at a callee mobile switching center associated with a callee device an initial address message received from... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100234021 - Scanning channels while a device is out of service: A channel scanning order is dynamically created, modified, selectively ignored, or combinations thereof based on historical data, motion information, context information, alert message systems, network reselection, or combinations thereof. If a less preferred network has served a mobile device longer than a threshold amount of time, acquisition of the less... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100234022 - System and method for supl roaming in wimax networks: A system and method for connecting a mobile device to a node in a wireless communications network. A query may be received from a mobile device for a location based application at a visited network having a visited location server. A message including information identifying the visited network may be... Agent: Duane Morris LLP

20100234023 - Access control method using femto base station and communication system therefor: A communication system including a femto base station and a method for controlling access of a User Equipment (UE) in the communication system are provided. The method includes receiving a service request message from the UE and transmitting the service request message to a core network entity within a core... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100234027 - Method and system for improving call drop caused by radio link failure in mobile communication system: A method and system for improving a call drop caused by a Radio Link Failure (RLF) before handover triggering in a mobile communication system are provided. The method of improving the call drop caused by the RLF in the mobile communication system includes detecting an RLF occurring before handover triggering... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100234026 - Resource search in a communication network: Methods, apparatus and computer program products are provided to facilitate the acquisition of radio recourses when an initial redirect attempt to acquire the necessary resources fails. The disclosed embodiments enable the determination as to whether or not a desired service is available on a target set of radio resources. Upon... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100234024 - System and method for ground station selection: A communication system comprises a radio to transmit and receive communication signals to and from a selected ground station; and a management unit coupled to the radio and operable to dynamically set a threshold value for selecting another ground station based on a signal strength corresponding to the selected ground... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100234025 - System and method for initial gateway selection: A system and method for selecting a gateway upon mobile station initial network entry is provided. A method for controller operations includes determining that a criterion for gateway selection for a mobile station is met, selecting a gateway based on an allocation vector, and transmitting an allocation request to the... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100234028 - Method and apparatus for distinguishing cells with the same physical cell identifier: A method (700, 800) and apparatus (500, 600) for distinguishing cells with the same physical cell identifier is disclosed. The method can include receiving (820) a handover request message including target cell timing offset information at a potential target cell base station, where the potential target cell base station can... Agent: Prass LLP

20100234029 - Mobile communication method, mobile exchange station, radio base station and mobile station: A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes: transmitting, from a mobile station (100) to an access node (200) in a first radio access technology, a connection request signal including a desired call type for communication and a radio access capability of the mobile station (100); determining, at... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100234030 - Method of cell assignment in cellular communications networks using macrodiversity: A method of selecting a cell from a certain active set of cells (102, 103) to become serving cell for a mobile terminal (101) instead of the primary cell (102) of said active set of cells (102, 103) during a call in a mobile communications network implementing soft handover, the... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20100234031 - Method for controlling the operation of the cells of a cellular communication system: A method for controlling the operation of the cells of a cellular communication system comprising the steps of displaying a cartographic map (2) of a geographic area (3) comprising base transceiver stations (BTSn), each intended to serve one or more cells (Cnj) with respective service areas (MAPnj), associating a pair... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100234036 - Communication apparatus and communication method: A communication apparatus includes a detecting part which detects a bandwidth used by a first terminal equipment which performs radio communication, a communication speed measurement part which measures a communication speed of a second terminal equipment, a control part which generates a control signal controlling a communication of the second... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20100234038 - Intelligent utilization of resources in mobile devices: A programmable intelligent activation module to intelligently allow access to GPS resources is provided. In accordance with pre-programmed settings, an intelligent activation module will control the frequency by which a GPS module is allowed to access a GPS or GSM network in order to acquire location information of a mobile... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100234037 - Method and apparatus for carrier assignment, configuration and switching for multicarrier wireless communications: As part of carrier assignment and configuration for multicarrier wireless communications, a single uplink (UL) primary carrier may provide control information for multiple concurrent downlink (DL) carriers. Optionally, control information for each DL carrier may be transmitted over paired UL carriers. Carrier switching of UL and/or DL carriers, including primary... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100234032 - Method and apparatus for reconfiguring a common channel: The present invention for reconfiguring a common channel, receives a first control message indicating modification of a first common channel configuration through the first common channel, and a second control message through a second common channel, based on the first control message. The first channel is reconfigured using the second... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100234033 - Mobile station, base station, and downlink resource allocation method: A disclosed mobile station includes a metric calculation unit configured to calculate a UE-metric of the mobile station; a comparing unit configured to compare the UE-metric with a metric threshold sent from a base station; and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the UE-metric to the base station if the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100234035 - Radio communications system: A radio communications system includes at least one terminal communication unit having one antenna that conducts a radio communication with a plurality of terminals; and at least one baseband modem that generates and decrypts a data signal, a cell being configured by at least one of the antenna, wherein the... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100234034 - Wireless communication base station device and wireless communication method: Provided are a wireless communication base station device and a wireless communication method by which overhead is reduced in MBMS of LTE. An MBMS SIB creating section (106) creates an MCCH as an MBMS SIB of notification information, and an MBMS SB creating section (104)creates an MBMS SB, including scheduling... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100234039 - Communication system with femtocells and an interference control method therefor: A wireless communication system with femtocells and a method for mitigating inter-cell interference in the wireless communication system are provided. The interference control method includes notifying a mobile station of entry to a home cell, when the mobile station enters a macrocell including a femto base station with which the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100234040 - Methods and apparatus for adjacent channel interference mitigation in access point base stations: Apparatus and methods for interference mitigation in wireless communication networks are described. In one implementation, at a node in a first network, a power level and/or bandwidth or channelization of an adjacent channel signal may be determined, and a power level and/or bandwidth of a transmitted signal in the first... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100234041 - Power control in a radio communication system with multiple transport formats: A method, an apparatus and a computer program for controlling updating of a signal quality target (405) for power control of an ongoing radio transmission (101) in a radio communication system (SYS1), wherein the signal quality target is updated based on communication quality. The method includes detecting (301) a change... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20100234042 - Method and system for load-balancing across multiple access networks: An approach is provided for interworking between radio access networks that utilize different radio access technologies. Loading information of a plurality of radio access networks that are accessible by a terminal is determined. A list of candidates from the radio access networks are output based on the loading information for... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100234043 - Collective positioning in mobile communication systems: Methods and devices for managing a cellular communication system (1) and mobile terminals (40) are presented. A collective positioning measurement order (50) is issued to a multitude of mobile terminals (40) in a first cell (10) of the cellular communication system (1). This issuing is preferably performed intermittently at a... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100234044 - Method and apparatus for position sensing: Embodiments of the present invention include one or more wireless transmitting devices and an array of receiver units for receiving wireless communications from the transmitting devices. The transmitter devices and receiver units can be arranged in one, two or three dimensional configurations. Signals are transmitted from the devices for identification... Agent: Lang Michener

20100234045 - System and method for hybriding wireless location techniques: A hybrid wireless location system and method is disclosed for locating mobile stations (MSs). Multiple wireless location techniques (FOMs) are provided for MS location. One or more FOMs can be activated in various combinations (serially or parallelly) for outputting one or more MS location estimates with signal protocols being, e.g.,... Agent: Dennis Dupray

20100234046 - Method of providing location-based information from portable devices: The method of providing location-based information from portable devices allows for the tracking of the location of portable devices (14), such as cellular telephones, for example, for the recordation and subsequent analysis of demographic, location-based information. The method includes the steps of: determining (200) a geographic location of at least... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.

20100234047 - System for inhibiting texting and similar distractions while driving moving vehicles.: A system is disclosed for preventing moving vehicle drivers from cell phone texting while that vehicle is moving. This system comprises a motion detector and a moving vehicle's contiguous interior compartment containing at least four courtesy signal transmitters and at least one conventional cell phone having a text keyboard, a... Agent: Gerald John (jack) Lipovski

20100234049 - Apparatus for wireless connection to a mobile phone and possible applications of the apparatus: There is provided an apparatus that is connectable wirelessly with a mobile phone. The apparatus includes a casing for encasing components of the apparatus. A display unit is mounted within the casing for the display of content to a user. There is a processor coupled with the display unit to... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department

20100234048 - Determining the change in time at a mobile terminal: In a terminal 106 having a receiver 202 for receiving the signals from plural transmission sources 101-105 whose positions and transmission time offsets are unknown within the terminal, a method is provided for determining the change in the time (elapsed time) at the terminal between two instants. At a first... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20100234051 - Accessory transceiver for mobile devices: A mobile device can connect with a wired or wireless network through an accessory transceiver. In some embodiments, the mobile device can receive user input through the user interface and can connect with a network using the accessory transceiver. The mobile device and the accessory transceiver can be physically coupled... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100234052 - Messaging using a coded surface: A method of sending a message using a print medium is disclosed. A tag on a surface of the print medium is sensed using a sensor module. The surface includes a plurality of tags with each tag encoding an identifier which uniquely identifies the surface and a position with respect... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100234050 - System and method for peer-to-peer staging of a mobile device: A system comprising a first mobile device and a second mobile device. The first mobile device includes a memory and an output arrangement. The memory stores a staging profile. The staging profile is used to configure at least a portion of the first mobile device. The second mobile device includes... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100234054 - System for controlling inter cell interference in cellular mobile system: Provided is a technology that eliminates or decreases inter-cell interference through an inter-cell cooperation in a cellular mobile communication system. A terminal generates channel state information (CSI) with respect to a plurality of base station, and transmits the CSI to a serving cell. The serving cell shares the CSI with... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100234053 - Systems and method for coordinated multipoint downlink transmissions: A method for determining antenna weights for use in transmitting data from a plurality of base stations to a user device is disclosed. The antenna weights are determined using an input covariance matrix (S), and the input covariance matrix is determined subject to a predetermined power constraint and a predetermined,... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100234055 - Mobile user terminal, mobile communication system, base station, and communication method: A mobile user terminal, which transmits downlink quality information indicating downlink channel quality and an uplink pilot signal to a base station, in which a carrier frequency used for transmitting the downlink quality information and a carrier frequency used for transmitting the uplink pilot signal are selectable respectively from among... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20100234056 - Communication apparatus and communication method therefor: To detect a provider of communication parameters, a communication apparatus executes control so that when a signal for searching for the provider of the communication parameters is sent, an apparatus which does not serve as the provider decreases the frequency of responding to the search signal and the provider increases... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100234057 - Method and device for enabling selective privacy in a push to talk (ptt) wireless group communication session: A method and device for enabling selective privacy in a push to talk (PTT) wireless group communication session provides improved control over sharing of user identity information. The method includes processing at a PTT server a request for selective privacy. The PTT server then processes one or more selective privacy... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100234058 - Channel quality prediction in hsdpa systems: A method and arrangement in a radio communication network for predicting channel quality on a downlink channel. A radio base station (RBS) transmits data on the downlink channel to one or more user equipments (UEs), each of which transmits a channel quality indicator to the RBS on an uplink channel.... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100234061 - Over-the-air overload indicator: Methods, systems, apparatus and computer program products are provided to facilitate power control in wireless communication systems. A cell that is experiencing excessive interference conditions may generate an over-the-air overload indicator indicative of interference conditions at the cell. The over-the-air overload indicator is received by one or more user equipment... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100234060 - Prolonging internal power supply life in a mobile communication device: A method of communicating between a mobile communication device including a power supply, and a base station. The mobile device has first and second alternative communication modes, the first communication mode having higher quality of service and higher power consumption than the second communication mode. The second communication mode is... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP

20100234059 - Techniques to control transmitter power level: A channel normally used to transmit acknowledgement of successful signal receipt and an indication of unsuccessful signal receipt is adopted to transmit power control information from a base station to a mobile station. The power control information can be encoded as a binary code where each value of the code... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100234062 - Electronic apparatus and control method of same: A mobile phone or other electronic apparatus capable of displaying a bearing and non-contact communication using electromagnetic waves wherein when detection processing of geomagnetism by a geomagnetism sensor and non-contact communication processing using electromagnetic waves are carried out at the same timing, measures are taken since there is a possibility... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100234063 - Mobile radio communication devices and methods for controlling a mobile radio communication device: In an embodiment, a mobile radio communication device is provided. The mobile radio communication device may include a receiver configured to receive radio pilot information via a predefined physical radio channel according to a radio communication technology family, wherein the radio pilot information includes availability information about the availability of... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner

20100234065 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone includes a main body, a camera, a primary display screen and a secondary display screen. The main body includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The primary display screen is positioned in the first surface. The camera is positioned in the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100234066 - Mobile radio apparatus: A mobile radio apparatus wherein the degradation of communication performance caused by electromagnetic noise can be precluded with enhanced reliability. This mobile telephone unit (100) comprises a camera body (107); a circuit board (106) that includes partial board parts (104, 105) located on the two respective sides of the camera... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100234067 - Mobile telephonehaving internal inkjet printhead arrangement and an optical sensing arrangement: A mobile telephone includes an optical sensing arrangement enabling the telephone to decode tags of coded data printed on media fed through the telephone via internal and external media pathway defined by a body of the telephone; a beam splitter deflecting incoming light onto an image sensor of the telephone;... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100234064 - Wireless telephony device with breath analysis sensor and methods for use therewith: A wireless telephony device includes a memory that stores at least one telephony application. A processor executes the telephony application to process at least one telephone call via a wireless telephony network in response to commands of a user. A breath analyzing sensor analyzes a breath of the user in... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100234068 - Accessory identification for mobile computing devices: Embodiments disclosed herein provide for identification processes and/or procedures for accessories coupled with a mobile computing device. During identification an accessory can communicate lingo information that includes only those lingoes the accessory can use while coupled with the mobile computing device. The accessory can also communicate accessory protocol information to... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100234069 - Method of linking object to sticker print medium: A method of linking an object to a sticker print medium is provided which includes submitting a request to associate the object with a print media identifier of the sticker print medium, submission of the request facilitating identification of the object and the print media identifier, recording the requested association... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100234070 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone switches the electrical connection between one of at least two SIM cards received in a slidable holder which is slidably received in a receiving groove having an electrical connector.... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100234071 - Vehicle integrated communications system: A novel and useful vehicle integrated communications system that provides a solution to the poor performance experienced at the cell edge in a cellular communications system due to weak signal strength and high interference levels. A core cellular communications platform embedded (integrated) into the vehicle platform utilizes multiple antennas integrated... Agent: Zaretsky Patent Group PC

20100234072 - Mobile terminal and method of using text data obtained as result of voice recognition: A mobile terminal has a sound obtaining unit configured to obtain a sound signal; a voice recognition unit configured to recognize the sound signal and convert the sound signal into a text data; a display unit configured to display the text data divided in a plurality of units; a selection... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100234074 - Keypad emulation: A telephone keypad (10) emulation system for emulating data entry of a telephone keypad (10). The telephone keypad emulation system includes a first selector device (30) and a second selector device (32). The first selector device (30) has at least nine position settings (12) generally arranged in three rows (34,... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100234076 - Mechanical input-output device for mobile terminal: A mechanical information input/output device of a mobile terminal permits various functions to be selected or adjusted according to changing positions of certain mechanical structures therein. The mechanical terminal preferably includes: a case for forming an external form with a predetermined form; and a mechanical information output unit provided at... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100234078 - Method for enabling a communication via a mobile phone and mobile phone enabling a communication: The invention relates to a method for enabling a communication via a mobile phone. In order to enable a comfortable creation of communications during a context of a mobile phone provided by a conventionally static application, it is proposed that the method comprises as a first step displaying information available... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100234075 - 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 and an interface 107 capable of detachably connecting an external apparatus 200. The mobile communication terminal for starting up a communication operating system using a battery... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100234073 - Mobile electronic apparatus: [Means of Solving Problems] The portable mobile apparatus has a display housing (11), an operation housing (21), a universal hinge (30) that enables both housings (11, 21) to be opened and closed at a connection end and enables the display housing (11) to rotate about an axis (B) that is... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100234079 - Mobile telephone device: A flash memory in a memory (9) connected to a baseband chip (3) stores related information on an image/sound in a telephone mode (contrast information, screen luminance information, and sound volume information in the telephone mode), and related information on an image/sound in a television-viewing mode (contrast information, screen luminance... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100234077 - Mobile terminal and method for providing user interface thereof: A mobile terminal including a controller configured to execute an operation mode relating to one or more functions of the mobile terminal; a sensor configured to detect a motion of a pen unit by sensing ultrasonic waves generated by the pen unit; a display configured to display information; and a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100234080 - Roller assembly for a mobile communication device: The disclosure is directed at a roller assembly for a mobile communication device having a top portion and a bottom portion, the top and bottom portions slidably connected, the roller assembly comprising a slide plate; a guide plate including guide rails for receiving the slide plate; an actuator connected to... Agent: Rim

20100234081 - Rf radiation redirection away from portable communication device user: A case for a wireless device includes a number of RF coupling elements mounted in the case and configured such that RF radiation is coupled from an internal antenna of the wireless device out of the device to a first RF coupling element, and from the first RF coupling element... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP

20100234082 - Method of manufacturing case for mobile communications terminal, case for mobile communications terminal, and mobile communications terminal having the same: A method of manufacturing a case for a mobile communications terminal, includes disposing an antenna pattern inside a mold having a shape of a case for a mobile communications terminal, the mold including one or more magnets, and injecting a molding material into the mold and molding a case for... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

  
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20100227546 - Method and apparatus for generating an interactive radio program: A method and system for the creation of interactive radio programming. A moderator of an interactive radio program uses a moderator client to digitize and transmit a radio program with enhanced content to a moderator server through a wide area network. The moderator server uses the digitized radio program and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100227547 - Millimeter wave communication system: A communication system includes a first communication module, and a second communication module. The first communication module may receive a first type of communication signal (e.g. a mobile telephone signal) and convert it into a second-type of communication signal (e.g., a millimeter wave radio signal). The first type of communication... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20100227548 - Repeater interface unit and signal converting method thereof: A repeater interface unit for a TX path includes a first reference signal generator for generating a reference signal for an intermediate band conversion; a first mixer for mixing an input signal with the reference signal to generate an intermediate band signal; a second reference signal generator for generating a... Agent: Blank Rome LLP

20100227549 - Apparatus and method for pairing bluetooth devices by acoustic pin transfer: A simplified apparatus and method for securely pairing Bluetooth™ and similar radio audio devices by transmitting a PIN value encoded as a tone from ear bud or speaker of one device and the microphone of the other. This apparatus and method do not require an implementation of the “Simple Secure... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100227550 - Method and apparatus for wireless output of digital content: An information apparatus with access to content is managed by establishing a communication channel between the information apparatus and an output device and receiving over the communication channel an output device profile associated with the output device. The information apparatus obtains one or more image attributes associated with the output... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel, LLP

20100227551 - Buoy supported underwater radio antenna: The present invention provides a buoy supported antenna for underwater radio communications. The antenna of the present invention comprises an elongate section submerged in water and a feed point for feeding electrical signals to the antenna located on the elongate section, the elongate section is attached to an underwater object... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20100227552 - Underwater radio antenna: The present invention provides an antenna for underwater radio communications. The antenna of the present invention comprises an elongate section submerged in water and a feed point for feeding electrical signals to the antenna located on the elongate section, the elongate section is attached to an underwater object at a... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20100227553 - Method of routing incoming application data in an nfc chipset, for identification of the application: A method for routing incoming or outgoing application data in an NFC system includes an NFC interface circuit performing contactless data sending and receiving. The routing of incoming application data received by the interface circuit includes routing at least a first portion of the incoming application data to a destination... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100227556 - Method of automatically controlling operation between terminals and terminal supporting the same: A method of automatically controlling operation between mobile terminals and a terminal supporting the same provide for automatic operation control terminals to control each terminal to recognize a specific operation generated in the terminal. Terminals generating the same operation signal automatically activate a near-distance communication module, and automatically forms a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100227558 - Short-range wireless communication apparatus and cellular phone terminal: There is provided a short-range wireless communication apparatus and a cellular phone terminal that can surely and immediately notify a user of the optimum distance between a contactless IC card reader/writer and a contactless IC card not through an MPU or a CPU and if the contactless IC card function... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100227554 - System and method for direct communication between wireless communication devices: A wireless communication device includes conventional components to permit a network communication link to be established with a wireless communication network. In addition, the wireless communication device includes a non-network short-range transceiver that detects the presence of other similarly equipped devices. When two such equipped devices come within proximity of... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP/seattle

20100227555 - System and method for facilitating short-range wireless communications between a mobile wireless device and an auxiliary system: The present invention relates to a system and method for facilitating short-range wireless communications between a mobile wireless device and an auxiliary device. The wireless device includes a short-range transceiver for communicating with an auxiliary device; a signal module for providing a mode control signal; and, a control module for... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100227557 - Wireless communication system and apparatus for managing an underground facility: A wireless communication system for managing an underground facility includes: at least one sensor node attached to the underground facility configured to transmit a sensing signal via magnetic field communication after detecting the status information of the underground facility in accordance with a driving signal, the driving signal comprising a... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100227559 - Method and equipment for configuring radio communications: w

20100227562 - Method and apparatus for eliminating multi-user interference in multi-antenna system: A method and an apparatus are provided for eliminating multi-user interference in a multi-antenna system. In a BS, precoding vector information of at least one interfering user terminal interfering with a user terminal and information about a ratio of the transmission (TX) power of the user terminal to the total... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100227560 - Method and apparatus for estimating time of arrival: Method and apparatus are provided for estimating Time of Arrival (“TOA”). The method includes: performing channel estimation according to a Normal Burst (“NB”) free of interference and a local training sequence and generating a channel estimate, performing TOA estimation according to the channel estimate, and adjusting a synchronization position of... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc. Ipr & Standards Department

20100227561 - Method and system for reducing feedback information in multicarrier-based communication systems based on temporal correlation: Systems and methods for decreasing the amount of information sent on a feedback channel are disclosed. Spectral binning and/or a Markov state model may be used to reduce the amount of information sent on the feedback channel.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100227563 - Method of transmit power control and device thereof: A method of transmit power control to allow a transmission side to execute transmit power control so that a signal to interference ratio (SIR) measured at a reception side is matched with a target SIR, the method includes digitizing a reception environment at the reception side, and setting the target... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100227564 - Communication module and communication method: A communication module mounted on a local device wirelessly communicating with a remote device having a wireless communication function on the basis of a predetermined communication protocol, includes a wireless communication section configured to wirelessly communicate with the remote device on the basis of the predetermined communication protocol, a storage... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100227565 - Transmission of channel quality data in wireless communication systems: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, data transmitted from a transmitter is received in a downlink channel, and channel quality data is fed back to the transmitter in a first uplink channel or in a second uplink channel. Channel quality data is feedback at a lower rate on... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global

20100227566 - Communication system and method of performing interference control using random beamforming technique: Provided is a communication system using various types of random beamforming technologies. Each of terminals that belong to a user group may generate a decoding matrix, based on interference caused by a neighboring base station of a serving base station. Each of the terminals may transmit, to the serving base... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100227567 - Communication operating mode selection based on multi-path signal power measurement: A method for communication operating mode selection is presented. In the method, each of a plurality of communication signals is transmitted by way of a separate one of a first plurality of antennas according to a first operating mode. The transmitted communication signals are received by way of a second... Agent: O'brien Jones PLLC (w/clearwire)

20100227568 - Low energy data communication circuit for hazardous or nonhazardous environments: The present invention relates to a data communication circuit and system for use in hazardous or nonhazardous environments. In the preferred embodiment, the system is a bi-directional, low energy, current loop data communication circuit primarily for high speed data communications via parallel or twisted pair conductors. The system of the... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20100227569 - Control channel signaling and acquisition for carrier aggregation: A method and apparatus for handling a control channel for carrier aggregation in wireless communications. The method includes determining which component carrier to listen to, detecting the downlink control channel, processing mapping information related to downlink and uplink transmissions and operating discontinuous reception with respect to carrier aggregation. The method... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100227571 - Antenna switch and radio communication device: An antenna switch selectively connects one of a transmission signal terminal and a reception signal terminal to a common terminal, and includes a plurality of external terminals including the common terminal, the transmission signal terminal, and the reception signal terminal, a semiconductor chip having a plurality of terminals formed therein,... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100227570 - Isolation techniques for multiple co-located radio modules: Isolation techniques for multiple co-located radio modules are disclosed. For example, an apparatus may include an antenna, a first transceiver to communicate wirelessly across a first link, a second transceiver to communicate wirelessly across a second link, a shared antenna structure operative to allow the first transceiver and the second... Agent: Kacvinsky Daisak PLLC

20100227572 - Method and device for dynamic reconfiguration of a radio communications system: A radio communications system having a processing circuit, comprising a freely programmable logic control and processing receiving signals and transmission signals. The programming of the freely programmable logic control is modified in order to adjust the same to the sending operation and the receiving operation. Said modification carried out by... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100227573 - Method and system for radiating a radioelectric signal through a combination of sector antennas: A method of radiating a radioelectric signal in an area of interest composed of at least two different area sectors, the method including providing at least two sector antennas arranged to cover the at least two different area sectors; feeding the at least two sector antennas with respective feed signals... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100227574 - Integrated ciracuit with rf module, electronic device having such an ic and method for testing such a module: The present invention discloses an integrated circuit (200) including a module (130) for processing a radio-frequency (RF) signal during normal operation of the integrated circuit. The IC (200) has an on-chip test arrangement for generating an accurate RF test signal for testing the module (130) in a test mode. To... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100227576 - Controlling a voltage regulator: A wireless system includes a radio and a voltage regulator, which provides a supply voltage to the radio. The voltage regulator includes a storage element, at least one switch that is coupled to the storage element and a controller. The controller operates the voltage regulator in a continuous mode of... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100227575 - Method and system for power control with optimum power efficiency with a multi-port distributed antenna: Methods and systems for power control with optimum power efficiency with a multi-port distributed antenna are disclosed and may include selectively enabling one or more power amplifiers (PAs) coupled to the antenna. The selective enabling may be based on a desired output power radiated from the antenna, and the PAs... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100227578 - control of switcher regulated power amplifier modules: Various embodiments described herein relate to a power management block and an amplification block used in the transmitter of a communication subsystem. The power management block provides improved control for the gain control signal provided to a pre-amplifier and the supply voltage provided to a power amplifier which are both... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP S.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100227577 - Apparatus and method for improving linearity of transmitter: Improvement of linearity of a transmitter is provided, by a transmission method that includes, when receiving a transmit signal, generating, at a modulation signal generator, a modulation signal modulated from the transmit signal, an average output level and an amplitude with respect to the modulation signal; receiving, at a Read... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100227579 - Radio broadcasting receiver and method for seeking radio broadcasting: A broadcasting receiver suitable for receiving a broadcasting signal transmitted in an IBOC signal format, comprises: a channel seek directing means for directing to start a channel seeking operation that selects selectable channel in an order of frequency; a channel seek controlling means for starting and controlling the channel seeking... Agent: Day Pitney LLP

20100227580 - Circuit and method for image frequency rejection: A circuit and method for image frequency rejection is provided that includes an analog dual-quadrature mixer device whose signal inputs for an in-phase-signal and a quadrature-phase signal are connected to an input circuit in the signal path and whose oscillator inputs for an in-phase oscillator signal and a quadrature-phase oscillator... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100227584 - In-vehicle system (ivs) control of emergency data communications: An in-vehicle system (IVS) captures data such as location data and in an emergency automatically places a call to an emergency call taker or PSAP via a wireless telecommunications network. After a voice call session is established, the IVS system transmits a predetermined control signal through the voice channel. The... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP

20100227583 - Land mobile radio dispatch console: An exemplary land mobile radio dispatch console and method are provided. In one embodiment, the console has the capability to process and handle Requests To Talk (RTT) and emergencies. In another embodiment, the console has the capability to provide a history. In another embodiment, the console provides the capability for... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section

20100227582 - Method and system for emergency call handling: A vehicle communication system includes a computer processor in communication with persistent and non-persistent memory. The system also includes a local wireless transceiver in communication with the computer processor and configured to communicate wirelessly with a cellular telephone located at the vehicle. The system further includes a backup power circuit... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl

20100227581 - System and method for authoritative validation of mobile service permissions: In one embodiment of the present invention, a system and method may be provided for authoritative validation of mobile service permissions. The system and method may include receiving a preemption request from a first responder to preempt non-emergency communications. Determining whether the first responder is authorized to preempt communications. Prioritizing... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100227585 - Method and apparatus for transmission of emergency information from emergency personnel: A method, apparatus and system that transmits emergency information to an emergency response center is disclosed. The system may include an actuator unit located at a first location on an emergency personnel member that may receive an actuation signal from the actuator button, retrieve the emergency personnel member's data file... Agent: Prass LLP

20100227586 - System and method for cell sector correction: A system and method for using location data from actual 911 cell phone calls, to determine the coverage areas (orientation and range) of any sector (antenna) in a cell phone system. This coverage area is typically described as the area enclosed by a circular sector with the antenna at the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100227591 - Dual modem device: A dual modem device is disclosed. The present invention includes a first processor configured to communicate with a first communication network, a second processor configured to communicate with a second communication network, and a subscriber identity module configured to store a user equipment identifier corresponding to the first communication network,... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100227588 - Methods and apparatus for a sim-based firewall: A method for using a SIM-based firewall to filter and regulate events that may occur in a wireless device or SIM card may include: reading configuration settings; registering with a wireless device, and starting timers; detecting an event; determining whether the event matches criteria for allowance; and, if the event... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100227587 - Portable terminal apparatus and use restricting method: A portable terminal apparatus 1 carries out a radio authentication together with a radio communicating unit 3. The portable terminal apparatus 1 gives a predetermined alarm to a user, thereby improving a usability when a distance from the radio communicating unit is set to be an alarm distance D2 to... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100227589 - System and method for mobile service geochronous validation: In one embodiment of the present invention, a system and method may be provided for validating communication for a wireless communications device. The system and method may include receiving a geographic location of a wireless communications device. A database comprising records correlating the geographic location with permissions may be accessed... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100227590 - System for maintaining the broadcasting information in usim unlock environment and method thereof: Disclosed is a system and a method for maintaining broadcasting chip information regardless of device replacement in a USIM unlock environment where broadcast information can be automatically modified in response to device replacement. The method includes: transmitting terminal information on the second terminal and subscriber information corresponding to the first... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100227592 - System and method for pin-to-pin network communications: A system and method is provided for enabling wireless access to a computer network via communication between a remote (client) wireless device and a wireless device physically linked to the computer network. A bank of one or more wireless gateway devices may be cradled and connected to a network server.... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100227594 - 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)

20100227595 - System and method for automatically leaving an outgoing caller message: Provided is a system and method for automatically leaving an Outgoing Caller Message (OCM) at a callee's (i.e. called) recording system. When a caller is provided with an opportunity to leave a message for a callee (i.e. called), the caller can select to have a preconfigured message automatically presented for... Agent: Jonathan E Jobe

20100227593 - Traffic speed enforcement based on wireless phone network: The present invention includes systems and methods for detecting a speed limit violation based on the movement of a cell phone in a moving vehicle. The system and method determine whether a speeding violation has occurred based periodic cell phone location data, the time between a cell phone's presence at... Agent: Elman Technology Law, P.C.

20100227596 - Method and system to enable users to request for a specific content, action and information over a bluetooth network: Embodiments herein disclose a method and system for a user to access content and information present on the content server on his communication device without having subscribed to any data access plans or without installation of any application on his communication device. A Bluetooth terminal, which is connected to the... Agent: Rahman LLC

20100227597 - Mobile conferencing and audio sharing technology: A method and apparatus is provided for setting up a voice conference call or sharing audio content. The method includes the steps of providing an audio mixer that receives an audio input from each of at least three audio interfaces of the conference call, mixes the audio inputs and provides... Agent: Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC Intellectual Property Department

20100227598 - Methods and apparatuses for reconnecting calls with quality problems or reconnecting dropped calls: The invention provides methods and apparatuses covering subscriber initiated handoff to improve call quality, change networks, record a quality event, or for other purposes. The subscriber initiated handoff is primarily designed to be used in conjunction with a wireless network.... Agent: The Law Office Of Charlena Thorpe Inc.

20100227599 - Amplifer system for cell sites and other suitable applications: In one embodiment, an amplifier system has a tap, a delay filter, a linearized amplifier, and a hybrid combiner. The tapped portion of an input signal is amplified by the amplifier, the untapped portion of the input signal is delayed by the delay filter, and the combiner combines the resulting... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.

20100227604 - Automatic local access surrogate numbers for long distance calling: A unique call mapping and routing device combines Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and public switched telephone network (PSTN) technologies such that mobile device users are able to dial international calls that are automatically and transparently directed through local access numbers using the mobile carrier PSTN network.... Agent: Richard Brewster Main, Esq.

20100227603 - Method and apparatus for facilitating a communication between an access point base station and a neighboring base station: Aspects are disclosed for self-configuring an access point via a backhaul connection. A backhaul connection is established between an access point base station and a neighboring base station. Information associated with an external neighbor parameter is then received via the backhaul connection, and an internal neighbor parameter is self-configured based... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100227600 - Method and apparatus for modifying notification settings on a mobile electronic device: A method and apparatus for modifying notification settings on a mobile electronic device is provided, the mobile electronic device comprising a processing unit, a display, a memory, an input device, and at least one notification device. It is determined that the at least one notification device has been activated using... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100227602 - System and method for managing mobile phone ring tone profiles: A system and method for managing mobile phone ring tone profiles sets a first ring tone profile, a second ring tone profile, and a trigger value. If a phone number of an incoming call or an incoming message exists in a contact list of the mobile phone, or if the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100227601 - System for inhibiting wireless communication: A system for inhibiting functions of select wireless communications devices—predominately for driver cell phones—through the use of a radio frequency transmitter synchronized with a software application that is downloaded into the cell phone or provided by the manufacturer in firmware or the operating system of the phone. The radio frequency... Agent: Greenberg & Lieberman, LLC

20100227605 - Control of a remote mobile device: A method and system for establishing communication with a remote mobile device and inducing one or more functionalities on the remote mobile device are provided. A client application is provided on the remote mobile device. An authentication code with commands and parameters is sent to the client application using, for... Agent: Ashok Tankha

20100227606 - Relays in telecommunications networks: In a telecommunications network including a mobile terminal in communication with a network base station, and at least one relay node that assists the base station with downlink data transmissions towards the mobile terminal, a method is provided of enabling coherent demodulation of a scheduled data block transmitted in the... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100227608 - Apparatus and method for automatic mobile device crash notification: An apparatus and method for automatic mobile device crash notification to a wireless network comprising setting configuration parameters for automatic notification if a crash occurs, detecting at least one stalled condition to determine if the crash occurred, gathering crash data, establishing a reverse link data call to the wireless network,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100227607 - Systems and methods for automated mobile device testing with emulated field mobility conditions in real-time: An automated mobile device testing system is described. The automated mobile device testing system may include one or more base stations. The base stations may serve one or more mobile devices. The automated mobile device testing system may also include a rotating unidirectional antenna. The automated mobile device testing system... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100227609 - Method of routing a call made to a fixed telephone number of a uma-subscriber in a telecommunication network: The invention relates to a method of routing a call made to a fixed telephone number of a UMA-subscriber in a telecommunication network. A service control entity stores a so-called ‘near list’ comprising a cell identifier of each cell overlapping a WLAN coverage area of a WLAN AP associated with... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100227610 - System and method for direct communication between wireless communication devices: A wireless communication device includes conventional components to permit a network communication link to be established with a wireless communication network. In addition, the wireless communication device includes a non-network transceiver that detects the presence of a wireless access point. When two such equipped devices come within proximity of the... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP/seattle

20100227612 - Cell detection for mobile location with grouping diversity: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate transmitting pilot signals over resources selected based on a dynamic variable common to a wireless network. The resources can also be selected based on an identifier of a related access point to provide multiple levels of diversity in transmitting the pilot signal. Thus,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100227613 - Communication system of selectively feeding back information about interference channels for interference alignment and method for operating the system: A communication system may include a serving base station and neighboring base stations. Each of the serving base station and the neighboring base stations may have a corresponding user group. Terminals belonging to a particular user group may feed back information associated with interference channels, and reasonably generate a precoding... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100227611 - Methods and apparatus for providing selective access to wireless network resources using detailed information: Methods and apparatus for providing enhanced access options for wireless access points (e.g., cellular femtocells). These access options in one embodiment include various grades or levels of private and public access to available femtocell services. Each service may be separately assigned a various access type, such that a femtocell may... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates, P.C.

20100227615 - Conveying sector load information to mobile stations: Improved serving sector selection mechanisms are provided which convey sector load information to a wireless communicator. The wireless communicator can use carrier-to-interference (C/I) ratio measurements and sector load information for each of its Active Set (AS) sectors (or all sectors in its Active Set (AS)) to determine the best serving... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100227614 - Method of supporting handover in a wirwless communication system: Disclosed are methods of performing handover and supporting thereof in a mobile communication system. The method of supporting handover at a first network entity in a mobile communication system comprises transmitting a plurality of data blocks of a first layer to a user equipment (UE), checking whether each of the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100227616 - Method and system for detecting data congestion and applying a cell reselection offset: A method and apparatus for reducing data congestion in a cell having signal strength, the method having the steps of: assigning a congestion penalty at a mobile device to a cell; applying the congestion penalty to the signal strength to create a selection value; and performing cell reselection using the... Agent: Moffat-rim

20100227617 - Method for performing handover: A method for enabling a target base station to perform handover of a UE (user equipment) from a source base station to the target base station is provided. The method includes receiving a request for handover of the UE from the source base station, allocating a handover identifier for the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100227619 - System and method for detecting stationary users and call admission control method thereof in wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a stationary user detecting system and method and a call admission control method using the same in a wireless communication system. A plurality of base stations located in the wireless Internet system detect a stationary user at regular time intervals and maintain it by a... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100227618 - Zone switching in mixed-zone air interface: Embodiments of a system and method for wireless communication are provided. In certain embodiments, a base station provides a first zone using a first version of the communication standard and a second zone using a second version of the communication standard. In certain embodiments, the base station determines whether a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/intel

20100227620 - Multi-hop load balancing: A base station in a wireless communications system defines a plurality of beams which each have an amount of resources for supporting communication links with terminals. A control entity determines if a direct communication link can be supported between a new terminal and a base station using a first beam.... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100227621 - Method and device of network resource release processing: A method of network resource release processing is provided, which includes the following steps. After user equipment (UE) using idle mode signaling reduction (ISR) mechanism registers to two 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) communication networks, when the UE changes from the 3GPP network to a non-3GPP communication network, a serving... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100227623 - Method and network controller for switching between network sharing architectures: The start point for switching is single carrier in the pooled configuration. Traffic load in the shared single carrier is constantly measured to compare it with a threshold, so that, when the measured load exceeds the threshold and if spectrum pre-emption is possible to create additional carriers, the switching from... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100227622 - Resource allocation in co-existence mode: Techniques are disclosed that allow for resource allocation during situations requiring co-existence in cognitive radios. Even under situations of bandwidth scarcity, the techniques allow various users to be guaranteed quality of service (QoS) by proper distribution and allocation of resources. The techniques allow wireless communication systems to operate in a... Agent: Bae Systems

20100227624 - Method of managing baseband resources in mobile communications networks implementing interference cancellation techniques: A method of managing baseband resources in a mobile communications network, wherein at least one interference cancellation technique in uplink is available, the method comprising the steps of: when baseband resources are demanded by a mobile user, determining whether there are free baseband resources or not, and: if there are... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100227626 - Location determination using rf fingerprinting: A method for determining the location of a mobile unit (MU) in a wireless communication system and presenting it to a remote party. The location of a remote MU is determined by comparing a snapshot of a predefined portion of the radio-frequency (RF) spectrum taken by the MU to a... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC

20100227625 - System and method for accessing computer services via a wireless network: Server access is provided to a wireless apparatus via a wireless network. A message is received containing a service request. The service and sever capable of servicing the service request is determined. The service is requested from the server and a reply is received. The reply is formatted for communication... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100227627 - Radio communication terminal, radio communication base station device, and radio communication method: A radio communication terminal, a radio communication base station device, and radio communication method enabling lightening the paging load in a mobile communication system including macro cells and femto cells. A reception level measuring section (144) of a UE (104) measures the reception level of a femto cell. If a... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100227628 - Advanced triggers for location-based service applications in a wireless location system: Methods and systems are employed by a wireless location system (WLS) for locating a wireless device operating in a geographic area served by a wireless communications system. An exemplary method includes monitoring a set of signaling links of the wireless communications system, and detecting at least one predefined signaling transaction... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100227629 - System and method for continuous mobile service geochronous validation: In one embodiment of the present invention, a system and method may be provided for validating communications permissions for an in progress communication. The system and method may include receiving location information, at a service provider, from a wireless communications device. The location information may be communicated to a database... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100227630 - Method and apparatus for delivering advertising data: An approach is provided for delivering advertising data. An advertising platform separates advertising data into a heavy component and a light component. The heavy component and the light component are delivered to a user equipment independently of each other by pre-loading and/or downloading the content. A trigger then causes the... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100227633 - Method for creating a peer-to-peer immediate messaging solution without using an instant messaging server: A messaging method in a system including a wireless network, a routing server, and a plurality of mobile stations. A first mobile station has first communications applications and a first PIN and a second mobile station has second communications applications and a second PIN. The method includes sending an invitation... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

20100227632 - Push notification service: Gateway devices maintain presence information for various mobile devices. Each gateway is associated with a zone and manages presence information only for mobile devices associated with that zone. Courier devices back-propagate presence information for the mobile devices to respective gateways based at least on the respective zone associated with each... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100227631 - Remote messaging for mobile communication device and accessory: Message notifications to an accessory from a mobile communication device are provided according to some embodiments of the invention. When a message such as a text message, email, and/or voicemail is received at a mobile communication device, the mobile communication device can notify an attached accessory that a message has... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100227634 - Adjoining base station determining method and management device: A novel method for automatically determining adjoining base stations and storing the information on the adjoining base stations in these base stations is provided which, when a new base station is deployed, immediately sets the adjoining base station information and does not consume wireless resources. This method introduces a management... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100227635 - Network apparatus and method for selecting target terminal to perform communication according to interference alignment scheme: Provided is a signal transmission system including a terminal to receive a signal using an interference alignment scheme, and a transmitting base station to transmit, to the terminal, a signal where interference is aligned. The transmitting base station may select, from a plurality of terminals, a target terminal to receive... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100227636 - Method for random access based on priority: A random access method based on priority is disclosed. A priority-based random access method for use in a random access method supporting emergency communication including selecting, by a user equipment (UE), a random access slot corresponding to priority of the UE, among several random access slots to which at least... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100227638 - Method and apparatus for power control in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for power control in a wireless communication system are provided. A Mobile Station (MS) operation method for power control in a wireless communication system includes assigning an UpLink (UL) control channel to the MS from a Base Station (BS), determining a location to receive a Transmit... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100227637 - Signal transmission method and system for transmitting signal by using interference control method and/or transmission power control method: Provided are a signal transmission method and a network apparatus to control interference in a radio communication network. A terminal may transmit to the network apparatus, signal quality information associated with a radio channel formed between the terminal and a corresponding base station. The corresponding base station may output a... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100227639 - Dual-mode mobile terminal in a wireless communication system: A dual mode communication terminal in accordance with one embodiment comprises a first communication module configured to communicate with a first base station; a second communication module configured to communicate with a second base station; a first antenna connected to the first communication module to communicate a first base station... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100227640 - Mobile terminal and operation control method thereof: A method of controlling a mobile terminal, and which includes receiving an blow signal corresponding to a blowing action into a microphone of the mobile terminal, and generating at least one of a visual effect and a vibration effect based on characteristics of the blow signal.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100227641 - Mobile radio communications device configuration: There is provided a mobile radio communications device 10 comprising a handset 12 having an antenna 14 which is connected to transmitting/receiving circuitry 16 operatively connected in a standard manner to a processor 18 and memory 20. In addition, the handset 12 includes a non-volatile memory area 22 which is... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100227642 - Mobile terminal having sub-device: A mobile terminal includes a sub-device that is attached thereto or detached therefrom, to remotely control the operation and state of the terminal. The mobile terminal includes: a sub-device having an input/output unit and attached to or detached from the terminal; and a controller configured to receive a user input... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100227643 - Duplex audio for mobile communication device and accessory: Duplex audio is provided for a mobile communication device and an accessory. In some embodiments, the accessory can selectably operate in a duplex audio mode, concurrently sending audio to and receiving audio from the mobile communication device, or in another audio mode. In duplex audio mode, the accessory can enable... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100227644 - Radio frequency ic card device with very high frequency: A radio frequency (RF) IC card device with very high frequency comprises an IC device (102), a radio frequency interface device (103), an RF antenna (104), an IC card interface (106) and an RF interface (107). Particularly, said RF interface device (103) and the RF interface (107) operate in a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100227645 - Automatic base station configuration: A basestation in a cellular communications network is configured such that it has a different Location Area Identification from other local basestations in the cellular network. This has the effect that a Location Area Update procedure is performed when a mobile device wishes to camp onto that basestation. The basestation... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20100227648 - Dynamic antenna control: Undesired interfering signal sources within a wireless communication network disturb the radio communication between radio base stations and mobile stations. The invention presents a method and device wherein the beam pattern of an antenna, comprising two or more sectorized antenna elements with overlapping beam patterns, is adapted such that the... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100227646 - Mobile communication base station antenna: A mobile communication base station antenna has a plurality of array antennas. Each of the array antennas has an antenna element pair array including a plurality of antenna element pairs arranged in a vertical plane. Each of the antenna element pairs has two antenna elements having polarization characteristics orthogonal to... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100227647 - Mobile communication base station antenna: A mobile communication base station antenna has a plurality of polarization diversity antenna blocks, each of the polarization diversity antenna blocks including a plurality of polarization diversity antenna elements, each of the polarization diversity antenna elements including antenna elements that are disposed to be orthogonal to each other. The polarization... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100227649 - Communication reward: A method is performed by a device that includes a display and a communication application. The method includes identifying a reward criterion for communication activities using the communication application, receiving an indication of a communication activity, and recording the indication of the communication activity with a cumulative total of communication... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100227650 - Mobile terminal: Disclosed is a mobile terminal including, first and second bodies rotatably coupled to each other, and a driving unit configured to allow a relative rotation of the first and second bodies between a closed configuration and an open configuration, the first and second bodies being overlaid by each other in... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100227651 - Mobile terminal and method for displaying data in mobile terminal: A mobile terminal disposed with electronic paper and a method for displaying data in the mobile terminal are disclosed, wherein the mobile terminal comprises: a first display including a light emitting display; a second display including an electronic paper; and a controller configured to turn off the first display and... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100227652 - Sharing at least one functional block in a communication system: A communication system has an audio receiver path, and a digital transceiver path, wherein both paths are integrated on a single integrated circuit. The audio receiver path has a concealment device, and the communication system also has at least one functional block connected to and shared by the both paths.... Agent: Spryip, LLC Ifx

20100227653 - Integrated switch-mode power supply and linear regulator: A power supply includes a switching voltage regulator, and a linear voltage regulator coupled electrically in series with the switching voltage regulator. The switching voltage regulator includes a first input for receiving a DC input signal, a semiconductor switching stage coupled to the first input and configured to provide a... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100227654 - Mobile communication terminal and communication method: A mobile communication terminal and a communication method are provided which can reduce consumed power at the time of intermittent reception operation. The mobile communication terminal according to the present invention includes a RAM, an internal memory operable in a higher speed then the RAM, an arithmetic processing unit for... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100227655 - Folding-type portable electronic device: In a folding-type portable electronic device, a hinge has a structure of: that a rotating portion rotates along with a first enclosure around a rotational axis while the first enclosure is opened with respect to a second enclosure; that a part of the rotating portion of the hinge is disposed... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100227656 - Mechanism for radio communication terminal: The present invention relates to a radio communication terminal comprising a first casing, a second casing, a slider mechanism and a hinge mechanism, wherein the slider mechanism is adapted to movably connect the first and the second casing, the hinge mechanism is connected to the first and the second casing... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100227657 - Wireless communication device: A wireless communication device is equipped with a first housing having a first circuit board; a second housing that is provided at one end of the first housing so as to freely open and close with respect to the first housing and that has a second circuit board and an... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

  
09/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100221996 - Apparatus and method for rf pam gain state control in a mobile communication system: An apparatus and a method for controlling a gain of a Radio Frequency Power Amplifier Module (RF PAM) in mobile communication system are provided. The method includes determining whether a temperature of the portable terminal is greater than a first threshold and whether a Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI) value... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100221997 - Active interference suppression in a satellite communication system: The invention relates to active interference suppression in a satellite communication system, particularly but not exclusively to an apparatus and method for using active interference suppression in order to suppress co-channel interference between user signals in the communication system. The communication system includes a receive or transmit antenna having a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100221998 - On-channel repeater and on-channel repeating method: Provided are an on-channel repeater and method for increasing output of the on-channel repeater by removing feed-back signals caused by low isolation of transmission/reception antennas. The on-channel repeater includes: a receiver for receiving RF signals and converting the RF signals into baseband signals; a subtractor for subtracting replicas of feedback... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100221999 - Method for selecting content for transfer or synchronization between devices: A method, a tap initiator, and tap target in a close proximity communication are disclosed. A tap interface 106 may initiate a tap with a tap target 104. The tap interface 108 may receive a tap from a tap initiator 102. A tap gauge 110 may measure a tap duration... Agent: Prass LLP

20100222000 - Methods and apparatus for use in selectively retrieving and displaying user interface information of a wireless peripheral device: A mobile communication device (e.g. a handheld telephone device) has a first wireless transceiver for communications via a wireless communication network and a second wireless transceiver for communications with a wireless peripheral device (e.g. a wireless audio headset or earpiece). The mobile device receives, from the wireless peripheral, an identification... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC

20100222001 - Method and system for characterizing a radio channel of a wireless network using variability of synchronization: A speed parameter or channel quality parameter are determined in a mobile device based on variation in frequency offset measurement. A higher variation in the frequency offset measurement reflects a poorer channel quality and a higher speed; a lower variation in the frequency offset measurement reflects a better channel quality... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20100222002 - Radio-communication module comprising emission means controlled by interference detection means and corresponding device and use: A radiocommunication module is provided, which includes a transmitter with a first mode of communication in at least one first frequency band. The module also includes: an interference detector for emitting a warning signal if interference is detected; and a controller for controlling the transmitter in such a way that... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100222003 - Radio communication system, radio base station device, and transmission control method: It is possible to provide a transmission control method, a radio communication system, and a radio base station device which can reduce the time required until an inter-cell interference is reduced so as to improve the system throughput. A base station (200) includes: an FFT unit (210) which receives an... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100222005 - Self focusing distributed communications array: A method of processing signals received and transmitted between a satellite and sub-arrays of an antenna array. The satellite emits an analog signal received by the sub-arrays, each sub-array in turn produces a corresponding output. The array's total output is approximated by designating one of the sub-array's output as a... Agent: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

20100222004 - Transmitter and hybrid communication method for capacity optimization and outage minimization: Embodiments of a system and method for communicating over a fading channel are generally described herein. A transmitter uses a water-filling technique at lower power levels when the channel is not experiencing fading and uses channel-inversion technique at higher power levels when the channel is experiencing some fading. The transmitter... Agent: Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner / Raytheon

20100222008 - Method and arrangements for communication of channel quality information in a telecommunications system: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal device, a base station and a method that make it possible to use a channel quality indicator, CQI, reporting format for CQI reporting from the mobile terminal device to the base station, which CQI reporting format depends on a selected transmit antenna... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100222007 - Narrowband system and method for defining narrowband channels in unused wideband channels: A narrowband communication system (100) includes a base station (102) and a plurality of subscriber units (104). The base station assigns one or more wideband channels to be measured to each subscriber unit (606). The subscriber units tune to their assigned wideband channels and perform narrowband measurements, then report the... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100222006 - Reading neighboring cell system information: A base station indicates to mobile stations as to whether specific offsets apply for use when measuring a signal strength of base stations in neighboring cells. Additionally, if the neighboring cells do use offsets, the present invention may indicate as to whether the neighboring cell offsets are the same as... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100222009 - Wireless communication control device: A wireless communication control device which can stably communicate with another device without interruption by continuously and optimally adjusting a transmission reception direction of a wireless transmission reception unit so as to track the another device even when mobile terminals move while changing relative position between them. A device body... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100222010 - Antenna sharing for wirelessly powered devices: Exemplary embodiments include an antenna for receiving electromagnetic radiation in a broadcast radiation band and a near-field radiation band to generate a Radio Frequency (RF) signal. A coupling element couples the RF signal to a first port and at least one additional port, which may be a second port and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100222011 - Gain control in a multiple rf transceiver integrated circuit: A radio frequency (RF) transceiver integrated circuit (IC) includes a plurality of baseband Tx sections, a plurality of RF Tx sections, a plurality of RF Rx sections, and a plurality of baseband Rx sections. The RF transceiver IC further includes a static digital interface, a dynamic digital interface, and gain... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100222012 - Wireless communication apparatus and method: A wireless communication apparatus that performs communication uses a communication method in which a transmission period and a reception period alternate with each other. The wireless communication apparatus includes a first antenna that transmits a radio signal during the transmission period and receives a radio signal during the reception period,... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100222013 - Wireless communication device integrated into a single package: A method, apparatus and system with an autonomic, self-healing polymer capable of slowing crack propagation within the polymer and slowing delamination at a material interface.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100222014 - Rf switch device: In a device (11) for switching RF-signals in a radio unit (DRU) there is provided an RF matched card holder (12) for mounting on a printed circuit board (PCB) of the radio unit, said card holder having multiple signal coupling contact elements (15) supported therein; an RF matched switch card... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100222015 - Polar modulation transmitter, adaptive distortion compensation processing system, polar modulation transmission method, and adaptive distortion compensation processing method: An object of the invention is to provide a polar modulation transmitter that can perform adaptive distortion compensation processing without the need for a synchronization adjustment circuit for synchronizing an input baseband signal and an output signal of a power amplifier. An adaptive operation control section 1501 measures the unbalance... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100222017 - Radiated power control for a multi-antenna transmission: To meet a radiated power limit, a transmitting station determines a synthesized antenna pattern based on steering vectors used for spatial processing and estimates an array gain based on the synthesized antenna pattern. Different spatial processing modes (e.g., eigensteering and spatial spreading) result in different synthesized antenna patterns. The array... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100222016 - Wireless communication device: A wireless communication device including an amplifying unit amplifying a transmission signal, a transmission unit configured to transmit the transmission signal amplified through the amplifying unit, a regulating unit configured to regulate a load of the amplifying unit, and a control unit configured to control the regulating unit so that... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100222018 - Lnb having indication function: A LNB (Low Noise Block Down Converter) having indication function (30A) includes a supporting stage (38), a micro-controller (34), an indication unit (36) and an LNB unit (32). The micro-controller (34) is electrically connected to the indication unit (36) and the LNB unit (32). The micro-controller (34), the indication unit... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100222019 - Method and system for automatic frequency control optimization: A method and apparatus for automatic frequency control in a receiver of a wireless device, the method determining a channel estimation for a received signal; calculating a signal to noise ratio for the channel estimation; applying a weighting factor determined based on the calculated signal to noise ratio for the... Agent: Moffat-rim

20100222022 - Communication method, communication system and access method to service provider base: A communication method, a communication system and a method of accessing a service provider base are disclosed. A network function gateway server of a communication common carrier includes a unit for executing at least one of the network functions based on the request sent from an xSP server and sending... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100222021 - Method and apparatus for managing services using bearer tags: An approach is provided for managing one or more services corresponding to a bearer tag (e.g., near field communication (NFC) tag, radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, contactless card, or barcode). A request to manage a service is initiated by reading service information from a bearer tag corresponding to the one... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100222020 - System and method for monitoring message usage: A computer implemented method for monitoring message usage on a communication device. An audible message may be outputted on the communication device in replacement of a pre-determined telephone tone. A duration parameter of outputting the audible message in replacement of the pre-determined telephone tone may be determined, and provided to... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

20100222023 - Radio communication base station device and call connection method: Disclosed are a base station device and a call connection method for reducing a call connection delay. According to the device and the method; in ST301, a terminal acquires an identifier managed in a base station (100); in ST302, radio resource information required for a service desired by the terminal... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100222024 - Systems and methods for providing a password reset feature: A method for providing a voicemail password reset feature can include receiving a password reset request message (220) from a mobile device (118) at a voicemail system (102), resetting a current password to a default password (222) at the voicemail system (102), and sending a response message request (224) to... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100222025 - System and method for delivery and display of messages: A method and system for delivery and display of a message on a communication device. A dialed first digit of a multi-digit recipient phone number being called is received at the communication device. A message accessibly stored in memory is accessed, and display of the message is initiated on a... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

20100222026 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for receiving promotion information by a mobile device: Systems, methods, and apparatus receiving promotion information by a mobile device are provided by certain embodiments of the invention. According to one embodiment, an information carrying tone may be received at a mobile device from a tone transmission device, wherein the information carrying tone includes at least one location identifier... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222027 - Communications system providing mobile device notification content type selection features and related methods: A communications system may include at least one mobile wireless communications device for storing a plurality of notification preferences scheduled for respective different time periods. The notification preferences may be associated with different types of notification content. Further, a notification server may communicate with the at least one mobile wireless... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222028 - System and method for intelligent call identification on a mobile communication device: A mobile device and a method of displaying information regarding an incoming communication to a user of a mobile device are provided. The mobile device receives the incoming information and associated information from, for example, an enterprise network. The communication type of the incoming communication is determined using the associated... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20100222029 - System and method for notifying users of an event using alerts: An alert engine module receives an alert for an event in a generic communications format and delivers an alert for the event to a target address in a communications format that is preferred by a user based on the alert content. The generic format can be an e-mail message, such... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222030 - System and method for sending an audio message by mobile phone during communication: A system and method is used for transmitting an audio message by mobile phones during communication with a remote terminal. The system includes a detecting module, a storage module, a voice processing module, and an output control module. The detecting module detects whether the mobile phone is communicating with the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100222036 - Advertising server for delivering targeted advertisements to a mobile wireless device and associated methods: A communications system includes at least one mobile wireless communications device for contacting a given entity having a telephone number associated therewith and an advertising server. The advertising server is configured to identify the given entity based upon the telephone number and identifying at least one property associated with the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222033 - Communications system providing mobile device notification based upon personal interest information and calendar events: A communications system may include at least one mobile wireless communications device for storing personal interest information for respective contacts and for storing calendar event data. The system may further include a notification server communicating with the at least one mobile wireless communications device via a wireless communications network and... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222032 - Communications system providing notification effectiveness ranking for a notification display and related methods: A communications system may include at least one mobile wireless communications device including an input device and a processor cooperating therewith and configured to receive input data corresponding to a notification display. The system may further include a notification server configured to determine when the at least one mobile wireless... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222039 - Method and apparatus for providing customised services in a communication network: A method and apparatus for offering a service to at least one client in a communication network for a specific client context, by means of a service provisioning unit. A history of client activities involving service usage in associated client contexts, is recorded in an activity database. Service templates are... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100222035 - Mobile wireless communications device to receive advertising messages based upon keywords in voice communications and related methods: A communications system may include an advertising server for sending advertisement messages based upon keywords. The communications system may further include at least one mobile wireless communications device having a processor cooperating with at least one audio transducer and a wireless transceiver for recognizing keywords in voice communications. The processor... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222040 - Mobile wireless communications system providing device icon notification indicia framing and related methods: A wireless communications system may include a notification server and at least one mobile wireless communications device. The at least one mobile wireless communications device may include a display, a wireless transceiver, a user input device, and a processor. The processor may be for displaying a plurality of selectable icons... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222034 - Network entity, method and system for invocation of supplementary services across different networks: A network entity, method and system for providing supplementary services to a mobile device while roaming. The network entity comprises a receiver, a converter and an output. The receiver is for receiving a first message from a mobile device being provided roaming service by a first network, the first message... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20100222031 - Remote activation system: Also provided is a device for enabling an event to be remotely activated over a telecommunications network, said device comprising: processing means connected to a telecommunications transceiver and having an output for activating the event; wherein the transceiver is operable to receive a connection request from a user, and wherein... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker

20100222037 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for providing terms and conditions and program enrollment information to a mobile device: Systems, methods, and apparatus providing program information to a mobile device are provided by certain embodiments of the invention. According to one embodiment, program information for a program may be associated with an information carrying tone that is transmitted to a mobile device associated with an operator by a tone... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222038 - Systems, methods, and devices for communicating supplemental information to mobile devices: Systems, methods, and devices for communicating supplemental information associated with a product or service to mobile devices. One device may be a mobile device that includes a memory, a microphone, and a processor in communication with the memory and the microphone, where the processor is configured to execute computer executable... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222041 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for providing promotion information to a mobile device: Systems, methods, and apparatus providing promotion information to a mobile device are provided by certain embodiments of the invention. According to one embodiment, promotion information for a program may be associated with an information carrying tone that is transmitted to a mobile device associated with an operator by a tone... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222043 - Systems, methods, and devices for prompting mobile device users for feedback information using tone transmissions: Systems, methods, and devices for prompting mobile device users for feedback information using tone transmissions are provided. One device may include a network interface, a display, a microphone, and a processor in communication with the network interface, display, and microphone, where the processor is configured to execute computer executable instructions... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222042 - Time and device shifting of mobile advertising: A computer implemented method and system for monitoring message usage on a communication device, verifying a presenting of messages in such a way that a benefit may be determined for allowing the presenting. The presenting of messages may be postponed, for example, to a later time, to a different communication... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

20100222044 - System and method for providing identifying information to a mobile device: A system and method for providing identifying information about the source of an incoming communication to a mobile device is provided. An incoming communication is received by an enterprise network and a connection is established to the mobile device. A DTMF message is sent to the mobile device by the... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20100222045 - Wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method: A wireless communication terminal includes a first wireless communication section configured to wirelessly communicate with a first wireless communication terminal via a base station, a second wireless communication section configured to transmit and receive data to/from a second wireless communication terminal though a short-range wireless communication link, and a controller... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100222046 - Method and handheld electronic device for triggering advertising on a display screen: A method and handheld electronic device for triggering the display of content on a display screen are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method of triggering the display of content on a display screen of a handheld electronic device, the method comprising: monitoring for the occurrence... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100222049 - Method for releasing a locking in mobile terminal and mobile terminal using the same: The present disclosure is related to a method for releasing a locking on a mobile terminal, the method comprising: locking the mobile terminal; generating a locking-release preliminary signal on the locking; creating a locking-release icon based on a generated position of the locking-release preliminary signal; and releasing the locking by... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100222047 - System and method for locking and branding a mobile communication device to a network: There is disclosed a system and method for locking and branding a generic mobile communication device to a carrier network. In an embodiment, the method comprises: inserting in the device a subscriber or user identification module specifying a selection of a carrier network to which the mobile communication device is... Agent: Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP

20100222048 - System and method for provisioning mobile communication device upgrades: There is disclosed a system and method for provisioning mobile communication device upgrades. In an embodiment, the method comprises: providing an automated web service device management interface (“WSDMI”) accessible to one or more carriers; adapting a supplier provisioning system to receive via the WSDMI one or more upgrade requests from... Agent: Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP

20100222050 - Base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus, communication system, and cell search method: There are provided a base station apparatus, a mobile station apparatus, and a cell search method capable of reducing the circuit scale of the mobile station apparatus and a calculation amount by optimizing information distribution to a primary synchronization channel (P-SCH) and a secondary synchronization channel (S-SCH). The base station... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100222051 - Mobile communication system using adaptive multi-antenna: A mobile communication system using an adaptive multiantenna realizes improvement of reception characteristics, effective use of the band, and optimization of the throughput in comparison with a system in which application of the same multiantenna communication method is continued irrespective of a variation of the number of radio relay stations.... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation

20100222052 - Method and apparatus for routing a call to a dual mode wireless device: Disclosed is a system and method for routing a call to a dual mode wireless device. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, a network node receives a call. The network node determines that the call is associated with a dual mode wireless device. Once this determination is made,... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing

20100222053 - Arrangement and methods for establishing a telecommunication connection based on a heuristic model: An arrangement for managing a telecommunication session for a plurality of mobile communication devices that includes at least a first mobile communication device and a second mobile communication device is provided. The arrangement includes a mobility gateway, which is configured to communicate with the mobility client software of the first... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.

20100222056 - Method and apparatus for searching for modes and frequencies: The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for searching for modes and frequencies. The method includes: obtaining signal energy of all frequency grids within a frequency range; obtaining energy of each mode on a smallest bandwidth according to the signal energy of the grids; sorting the energy on... Agent: Docket Clerk/htcl

20100222054 - Method and system for controlling access and utilization of femtocells via a network based service: Aspects of a method and system for controlling access and utilization of femtocells via a network based service are provided. In this regard, a femtocell management entity communicatively coupled to a network and operable to manage one or more femtocells may be accessed via an end-user communication device. In this... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100222055 - Method of performing cell reselection procedure in wireless communication system: A method of performing a cell reselection procedure in a wireless communication system includes evaluating priorities of a serving cell and neighbor cells, each of which use different frequency bands, performing inter-frequency measurement on a neighbor cell which has a higher priority than the serving cell, performing the inter-frequency measurement... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100222057 - Access system and method for device control: An access system for device control, the system including a communications device, a registration server, a session control element and application control element contained within an access server and a subject device, the communication device arranged to provide a registration signal recognisable by the registration server as to identity and... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100222058 - Telecommunications system and method: In a mobile telecommunications network including at least a first type of radio access network and a second type of radio access network and a mobile terminal, a method of establishing a voice communication with the mobile terminal including: receiving a voice communication request in relation to the mobile terminal... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100222060 - Anchor carrier reselection and cell reselection in long term evolution-advanced: A method and apparatus for performing anchor carrier reselection measurements and ranking in Long Term Evolution-Advanced are disclosed. The measurements are first determined by whether a non-serving anchor carrier has a higher reselection priority than a serving anchor carrier. Other non-serving anchor carrier measurements are started by checking the serving... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100222059 - Optimized serving dual cell change: A method and apparatus for implementing serving cell change in a multi-cell wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) are disclosed. Serving cell information is received and stored by the WTRU to preconfigure a primary and secondary serving cell of an added cell to an active set. At least one of the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100222061 - Method and apparatus for mitigating interference in a wireless communication system: Techniques to mitigate inter-cell interference using joint time and frequency division are described. A frequency band is divided into multiple non-overlapping frequency subbands. The transmission timeline is divided into Tin and Tout time intervals. Data is exchanged with users in at least one inner region of a cell on the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100222062 - Method, apparatus and system for interference avoidance in a femtocell network: A method of providing interference avoidance in a femtocell network may include receiving, at a femtocell base station defining a femtocell coverage area, an allocation of reserved resources for control signaling and data transmission in which the allocation is received from a macro cell base station defining a macro cell... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100222067 - Allocation of preamble sequences: A set of specific sequences including a set of root sequences and cyclic shifts thereof is searched, wherein it is started from a root sequence index indicating a root sequence of ordered root sequences, available cyclic shifts of the root sequence are included, and it is continued with a next... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100222063 - Cellular mobile communication system, base station transmission device and mobile station reception device in cellular mobile communication system, and base station selection control method in cellular mobile communication system: A cellular mobile communication system has a problem that communication quality is lowered by increase of an attenuation amount of a desired signal and increase of an interfering signal amount at a position apart from a base station and high-speed data communication becomes difficult. To solve this problem, when a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100222064 - Method and device for initial synchronization between gsm system and td-scdma system: A method for initial synchronization with TD-SCDMA system in the connection mode of GSM system, to resolve the problem of the downlink synchronization codes (DwPTS) may be undetectable or taking too much time to be detected when a TD-SCDMA/GSM dual-mode terminal is examining TD-SCDMA frames in GSM connection mode with... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100222066 - Method of managing radio resources in a cellular radio system: In a method and a system for managing resources within a cellular radio system servicing a geographical area, the serviced area is divided into at least two types and additional radio resources is provided to mobile stations located within one of the areas being deemed to be more sensitive for... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100222065 - Optimizing bandwidth usage in a cellular communication network:

20100222068 - Timing adjustment for synchronous operation in a wireless network: Techniques for adjusting transmit timing of base stations and user equipments (UEs) in a wireless network are described. In one operating scenario, a femto base station communicates with a femto UE, and a macro base station communicates with a macro UE located within the coverage of the femto base station.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100222070 - Communication system including a femto base station and a communication terminal, and a communication method thereof: Apparatuses and methods of transmitting a signal with reduced interference in a femto base station including a plurality of antennas having different radiation patterns are provided. A method includes transmitting common information through the plurality of antennas having the different radiation patterns; receiving feedback information corresponding to the common information;... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100222069 - Method and system for mitigating interference among femtocells via intelligent channel selection: Aspects of a method and system for mitigating interference among femtocells via intelligent channel selection are provided. In this regard, signals which may interfere with cellular communications between a femtocell and a cellular communication device may be detected via the femtocell. Based on the detection, the femtocell may be configured... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100222071 - Staggered channelization code allocation for multi-carrier networks: In order to provide load balancing in a wireless network that includes a cell with two or more carriers, sequential service requests for radio resources are allocated to respective ones of the two or more carriers in a staggered manner (i.e., a round robin, or least recently used (LRU) approach).... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Zo Attn: Patent Docketing

20100222074 - Method for updating location of user equipment: A method for updating location of a user equipment in a cellular system is disclosed. The method comprises the user equipment receiving route update radius information 220. The user equipment further calculates a route update radius from the received route update radius information 230 by using a random number generated... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100222076 - Multiplexed cdma and gps searching: Searcher hardware is multiplexed to perform simultaneous searches in either an IS-95 CDMA mode or a GPS mode. In the IS-95 mode, the search hardware is time-multiplexed into a number of searcher time slices, each of which can generate a PN sequence to despread a data sequence. In the GPS... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100222075 - Portable terminal, base station, and method of specifying position of portable terminal: A portable terminal is provided, which includes a communication unit that transmits/receives a signal modulated by a predetermined modulation method to/from three or more base stations; a storage unit which stores in advance a plurality of propagation models indicating propagation environments of the signal for respective combinations of the base... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100222073 - System and method for tracking, monitoring, collecting, reporting and communicating with the movement of individuals: A tamper resistant and easily adjustable mobile tracking device is provided, or alternatively may be created by adding appropriate programming to a GPS enabled cellular communications device, by which location data and other information is transmitted to an administrative hub for processing and distribution according to operator defined parameters. Confirmed... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20100222072 - Systems, methods and apparatus for providing information to a mobile device: Systems, methods, and apparatus for communicating information associated with tones to a mobile device are provided by certain embodiments of the invention. A request for information associated with a tone that was received by a mobile device may be received at an information source from the mobile device. The request... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222077 - Method fro computing the geographical location of a mobile terminal: The invention relates to a method for computing the geographical location of a mobile terminal (MT) in a cellular telecommunications network. The method includes the steps of collecting identifiers of possible serving cells for the mobile terminal, selecting from a first database (A) geographical coordinates (LONG, LAT) whose expected serving... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20100222080 - Context aware wireless information system and method: The invention relates to a system and method for providing context-aware services in pervasive computing environments. Specifically it targets environments where a plurality of intermittently connected portable computing devices interact with each other and possibly a plurality of embedded computing devices, that can be fixed in a certain environment. Said... Agent: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP

20100222081 - Location quality of service indicator: A mobile wireless device is configured to provide a location quality of service indicator (QoSI) indicative of the quality of a calculated location estimation for use by a location-based service. The QoSI may be calculated by the device itself or by a server, such as a location enabling server (LES).... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100222079 - Mobile terminal, method of managing schedule using the mobile terminal, and method of managing position information using the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal, a method of managing a schedule using the mobile terminal, and a method of managing position information using the mobile terminal are provided. The method of managing a schedule using the mobile terminal can interoperate schedule information with a navigation function, the method of managing position information... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100222078 - Wireless communications system providing notification-based mobile device navigation features and related methods: A wireless communications system may include a notification server and at least one mobile wireless communications device. The at least one mobile wireless communications device may include an output device, a position determining device, and a processor. The processor may be configured to obtain at least one notification from the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222082 - Base station selecting method and wireless terminal device: A base station selecting method of this invention includes the steps of causing each of a plurality of ID transmitters (102) provided in the communication range of a wireless base station (103) to transmit location ID information for identifying the installation location of the ID transmitter (102) by a near... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100222083 - Method and arrangement in a telecommunication system: There is provided a method for use in a user equipment when the user equipment is in idle mode or any other low activity state, and when the user equipment bandwidth is smaller than the cell transmission bandwidth. The method comprises the steps of determining a paging position of the... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100222084 - Urgent communications that overcome receiving device impediments: A communication attempt directed towards a recipient device can be identified. At least one proximate device geographically proximate to the recipient device can be automatically detected. Responsive to the determining of the proximate devices, a digitally encoded message can be wirelessly conveyed to one or more of the determined proximate... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. - IBM Cha

20100222086 - Cellular phone and other devices/hands free text messaging: A user terminal for text messaging may include a circuit for entering a text message corresponding to the voice of the user to be sent to a recipient; a circuit for storing the text message to be sent to the recipient; and a circuit for sending the text message in... Agent: Wilson Daniel Swayze, Jr.

20100222089 - Method and apparatus for message delivery: An apparatus for delivering a message from an originating subscriber to a target subscriber across a communication network comprising; means for receiving in a first network a message from an originating subscriber to a target subscriber and an identifier of the target subscriber, the target subscriber being associated with the... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100222085 - Methods and arrangements for creating a virtual relationship: A system for creating a virtual relationship between communication devices before one of the devices shares private information with the other device. The one device may include an application with a registered account at a server, and the other device may include an application with a registered account at another... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100222090 - Portable communication device and method of use: A portable communication device and method of use is provided. In one embodiment, the method of using a handheld mobile telephone includes capturing a plurality of images via an image input device; storing the plurality of images in a memory, receiving a first speech input, identifying command information in said... Agent: Melvin L. Barnes, Jr.

20100222091 - Reporting terminal capabilities for supporting short message service: A method for delivering a short message service (SMS) message to an interworking wireless local area network user equipment (UE) begins by registering the UE with an Internet Protocol short message gateway (IP-SM-GW). A capability report is sent from the UE to the IP-SM-GW, the capability report including the capabilities... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100222087 - Systems, methods and apparatus for communicating information to a mobile device in a broadcast signal: Systems, methods, and apparatus for facilitating the communication of information to a mobile device in a broadcast signal are provided. A tone may be inserted into a broadcast signal, the tone including at least one location identifier for information associated with the tone. The broadcast signal may be output for... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222088 - Systems, methods and apparatus for receiving information by a mobile device: Systems, methods, and apparatus for facilitating the receipt of information by a mobile device are provided by certain embodiments of the invention. A tone may be received by a mobile device from a tone transmission device The tone may include at least one location identifier for information associated with the... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222092 - Method and apparatus for transient frequency distortion compensation: Transient distortion is compensated for by multiplying an exponentially-decaying phase shift onto the distorted waveform. The exponentially decaying phase shift waveform is patterned after the transient which typically takes the form of an exponential and occurs upon introduction of power to a circuit or circuit component. A digital circuit produces... Agent: Bever Hoffman & Harms, LLP

20100222093 - Radio communication method and radio communication terminal accommodating apparatus: A technique capable of improving the communication throughput while maintaining the interchangeability with a radio communication system or radio communication method employing carrier sense in a conventional multiple access system is disclosed and, on the basis of this technique, a radio communication terminal accommodating apparatus determines the allocation order of... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100222094 - Radio network controller and transmission power control method: The target calculation unit 32 sets the first time section, which indicates a time section from a detection of the block error to the notification of the target SIR is to the base station 20 when the block error is detected, shorter than a second time section, which indicates a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100222096 - Actuator notification system for use with a mobile communications device, a method of automatically driving an actuator on a mobile communications device, and a mobile communications device utilizing same: An actuator notification system is for use with a mobile communications device. A device actuator is selectively movable, by hand, between first and second positions. An electric drive motor operatively engages the actuator. A control processor on-board the device is operatively encoded to start the motor, so as to drive... Agent: Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP

20100222095 - Input device for inputting password or the like and portable telephone device having the input device: An input device capable of avoiding simple input of the correct password and a portable telephone device are provided. A contact sensor (56) enabling input of a line by moving a finger of the user on an area where numeric keys (48) of a portable telephone (10) are arranged is... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100222097 - System and method for security on a mobile device using multiple communication domains: A mobile device and a method for providing security to a mobile device having two or more communication domains is provided. The mobile device receives a communication service request. The communication domain of the communication service request is determined, the request domain being one of the two or more communication... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20100222098 - Mobile wireless communications device for hearing and/or speech impaired user: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and transceiver carried by the housing for transmitting and receiving radio frequency (RF) signals carrying communications data of speech. A processor is coupled to the transceiver for processing the communications data as speech that is transmitted and received to and from the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222099 - Mobile wireless communications device with orientation sensing and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a housing, a wireless transceiver carried by the housing, and a display carried by the housing. The mobile wireless communications device may further include a non-visual indicator carried by the housing, and an orientation sensor carried by the housing. A controller may be... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100222103 - Printing content on a print medium based upon the authenticity of the print medium: A mobile telecommunications device having a printer module and sensor module in a media feed path is disclosed. A drive means transports a print medium through the media feed path. The sensor module senses data encoded on a surface of the print medium in the media feed path. The data... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100222102 - Second screens and widgets: Cell phones and other devices are used to complement enjoyment of television or other video media, through use of corresponding software applications (“widgets”). A great variety of related features and arrangements are particularly detailed.... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20100222100 - Systems, methods and apparatus for facilitating communication between mobile devices: Systems, methods, and apparatus for facilitating communication between mobile devices are provided by certain embodiments of the invention. A tone may be processed at a first mobile device for transmission to a second mobile device. The tone may include at least one location identifier for information associated with the tone.... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100222101 - Terminal conversion adaptor and mobile apparatus: A terminal conversion adaptor includes: a plug unit configured to be inserted into a connector provided in a mobile apparatus, the connector having a plurality of terminals; and a terminal unit having a terminal exposed outward, the terminal configured to electrically connect to at least one of the plurality of... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100222104 - Apparatus and method for operating mobile terminal that supports dual mode: An apparatus and a method for providing dual mode operation that stores two International Mobile System Identifier (IMSI) information in one SIM card is disclosed. The apparatus includes a controller and a SIM manager, wherein the recognizes mounting of one SIM card that stores two IMSI information, defines a first... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100222105 - Wireless data communication card with compact antenna: A wireless data communication card configured in accordance with an example embodiment of the invention includes a low profile antenna arrangement that does not protrude from the housing of the computing device when the wireless data communication card is inserted into the housing. The low profile design is achieved without... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20100222106 - Base station arrangement for a cellular communication system: A base station arrangement for a cellular communication system comprises a plurality of antennas (101-105) where each antenna (101-105) has a different coverage area. The base station arrangement can operate in a sectorised mode and a non-sectorised mode controlled by a mode controller (119). When in the sectorised mode, the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100222112 - Method for displaying items in mobile terminal and mobile terminal using the same: A method for displaying items in mobile terminal and a mobile terminal using the same, the method comprising: storing a plurality of items in a memory of the mobile terminal; receiving a grouping command by a proximity touch on the plurality of items through a proximity sensor of the mobile... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100222113 - Mobile communication terminal and menu display method in the same: A mobile communication terminal according to the present invention includes: a related-function associate unit that associates an function executed by a user operation with a function executed next by the user operation after executing the executed function; a weighting set unit that sets a larger weighting value to a newer... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100222110 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes: a main device having a display unit and performing a mobile communication function, and a sub-device having an input unit, communicating with the main device, and detachably coupled to the main device, wherein the input unit includes a transparent touch panel, and at least a portion... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100222107 - Mobile wireless communication terminals, systems and methods for providing a slideshow: A mobile wireless communication terminal includes a wireless communication module and a controller. The wireless communication module is configured to communicate with other communication terminals over at least one direct point-to-point wireless interface. The controller is configured to establish a connection with each of a plurality of participant wireless communication... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100222108 - Portable terminal, function list providing method used for the same, and its program: When a user selects a function, a data collecting system (16) of a portable terminal (1) collects an identification number assigned to the selected function, and registers the collected identification number in a management table (122), thereby storing the number in a memory (12). For example, when the user inputs... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100222109 - Protective shroud for handheld device: An apparatus for communicating with a handheld device (e.g., a cellular telephone) is provided herein. A protective shroud is configured to enclose the handheld device and protect it against incidents that commonly cause damage to handheld devices. Integral to the protective shroud is at least one of an input component... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100222111 - Wireless communication device: With respect to a mobile wireless device in which a first housing 101 and a second housing 102 are foldably connected via a hinge 104, and in which a third housing 103 comprising a substantially rectangular display portion 106 is connected to the second housing 102 with a rotation mechanism... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100222114 - Portable information terminal equipment: Portable information terminal equipment having a function to perform the informing process at the time of reception in cooperation with a connecting section driving mechanism as well as a function to enable the open/close movement of the upper and lower units through one-touch operation making use of the connecting section... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100222116 - Handheld electronic device having two device members slidable relative to a bridge: In a particular embodiment there is provided a handheld electronic device, comprising a bridge, a first device member having a first i/o element thereon and a second device member having a second i/o element thereon. The first and second device members are slidable relative to the bridge between a closed... Agent: Integral Intellectual Property Inc.

20100222115 - Multi-mode user input system and method: A system and method for multi-mode user input for a mobile device, the system including: a second portion of the mobile device; a first portion of the mobile device that is movably engaged with the second portion to move between a closed position and an open position to allow access... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20100222117 - Sliding module for slide-type portable communication apparatus: A sliding module for a slide-type portable communication apparatus including a main body and a sliding body which slides on the main body along a sliding distance provided from a start position to an end position. The sliding module includes a fixed plate engaged with the main body, a moving... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100222118 - Finger holder for handheld communication units: An apparatus having a loop device fastened to a communication unit that permits a user to securely hold the unit using one or more fingers inserted through a loop device for efficient and stable operation of a keyboard, touch screen, trackball or the like using the user's thumb.... Agent: Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & Mccarthy

20100222119 - Connector cover and mobile type electronic device: A connector 201 is exposed on a surface of a chassis 102 of a cellular phone 101, and a cover member 103 covers the connecter 201 to protect it. A plurality of cover members 103 are made of a non-slip member respectively, and are arranged at a corner 105 where... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

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