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20100297930 - Portable device with a vehicle driver detection: Detection of a user sitting in a driver's seat is used to prevent operation of a specified function of a portable device. For example, the cell phone can be prevented from texting when the user is sitting in the driver's seat.... Agent: Scott C Harris Law Office Of Scott C Harris, Inc

20100297929 - Prevention against texting and other keyboard operations while driving: Prevention against some, but not all, users in a vehicle using the keyboard on a device while driving. This can prevent the driver texting while driving, or can prevent the driver entering the destination on a GPS while driving.... Agent: Scott C Harris Law Office Of Scott C Harris, Inc

20100297931 - Emergency information delivery system, emergency information delivery method, transmission server, and mobile terminal: A transmission server includes an emergency information generator configured to generate emergency information indicating at least occurrence of emergency, an incoming operation identifier generator configured to generate an incoming operation identifier indicating at least an incoming operation for the broadcast message, and a communication unit configured to transmit the broadcast... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100297932 - Method and control unit for controlling a radio receiver circuit: A method and apparatus for controlling a radio receiver circuit are disclosed. The radio receiver circuit is adapted to receive data over a communication channel, over which data is transmitted in transmission time intervals, each comprising at least one time slot. Data transmitted in one or more such time slots... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100297933 - Data providing device: A data providing device according to the present invention is connected to a host device. Once connected, the data providing device is capable of outputting data from a data source of the data providing device. Preferably, the data providing device is further capable of processing the data. After processing of... Agent: John Bruckner PC

20100297934 - Personal area network having media player and mobile device controlling the same: A system and method are provided for controlling content played by a number of media devices. In general, the system includes a mobile device and the number of media devices. The mobile device includes a wireless communication interface for communicating with the media devices, a media database, and a control... Agent: Flashpoint Technology And Withrow & Terranova

20100297935 - Apparatus and method for synchronizing frequency in distributed repeater: Provided is a frequency synchronizing apparatus and method that can synchronize center frequency of radio frequency (RF) transmission signals among distributed repeaters using identical signals as mother signals by reflecting sampling information acquired in a timing recovery process of reception signals transmitted from a main transmitter or other repeaters. The... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100297936 - Relays in telecommunications networks: In a telecommunications network including a plurality of mobile terminals in communication with a network base station, and a plurality of relay nodes configured to assist the base station with data transmissions between the base station and one or more of said plurality of mobile terminals, a method of enabling... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100297937 - Mobile communication repeating method in moving object and repeater thereof: A repeater installed in a moving object is provided, in which a link antenna module has a plurality of link antennas steered to predetermined directions, for wirelessly communicating with a Base Transceiver Station (BTS), a link antenna path setting module selects at least one of the plurality of link antennas... Agent: Storm LLP

20100297939 - Communication device and control method thereof: A communication device which communicates with an external device, comprises: a communication unit configured to communicate with the external device; a control unit configured to set the mode of the communication device to one of a plurality of modes including a communication mode in which the communication unit communicates with... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100297938 - Large band inductive antenna for contactless communication systems: Signal transmission and/or reception device, by contactless inductive coupling comprising at least one structure forming one or several antennas, said structure comprising a plurality of conducting links (102, 106) in at least two parallel and distinct planes, a first plurality of said conducting links forming a first conducting circuit (104,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100297945 - Arrangement and a method in a telephony system: A mobile telephone is easy to carry around but has a small keypad and a small display. A normal deskphone has a big keypad and display and has a convenient handset, but is stationary. A stationary communications terminal is described which is connected to a mobile telephony network via a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100297940 - Bluetooth peripheral and portable electronic device using same: A Bluetooth peripheral includes a sleeve, a Bluetooth earphone received in the sleeve, and a stylus latched to the sleeve. The invention also discloses a portable electronic device using the Bluetooth peripheral.... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100297942 - Method for integrating a field device into a process automatiion technology network: A method for integrating at least one field device, which is connected with a mobile unit, into a network of process automation technology. The mobile unit authenticates itself via a connection in the network, and that it receives at least one integration parameter for integration into the network (3).... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100297944 - Multi-device control method and apparatus for communication devices: A multi-device control method and a related apparatus are provided for transmission of information between communication devices. In the method, a master device shares particular information with a serving device after accessing the serving device through a communication channel, including a human body. Then the master device measures signal strength... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100297941 - Remote control system and method employing cellular telephones which include short range radio transceivers: A novel remote control system and method is disclosed which includes a user control and a control module. The system employs one or more cellular telephones as the user control which reduces the cost of the system. Further, by employing the inherent functionality of the cellular telephone, novel modes of... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc.

20100297943 - Wireless video hub: A method for transmitting data from a digital device to a computing device. The method includes determining that a physical location of a digital device is within a predetermined range of a communications hub that is less than a maximum operable range of the communications hub, receiving first video data... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/cisc

20100297946 - Method and system for conducting communication between mobile devices: Methods and systems for conducting communication between mobile devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method of achieving communications between first and second mobile devices that are in proximity with one another includes transmitting a first signal from the first mobile device and receiving a first reflected signal at... Agent: Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.c./motorola

20100297948 - Coping with distortion caused by wideband noise: A digital broadband broadcast receiver is configured to receive bits transmitted in transmission symbols, such as orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols. The reliability of the received bits is scaled with a non-linear scaling function which is in relation to the amount of interfered part of a received transmission symbol.... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100297947 - Multi-mode programmable antenna with configuration control and methods for use therewith: An antenna configuration controller configures a programmable antenna via a configuration procedure. The configuration procedure includes evaluating first candidate antenna configurations, based on quality data corresponding to each configuration, wherein the quality data includes mode interference data. A selected antenna configuration is identified when the quality data corresponding to the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100297949 - Radio transmission device, method for determining modulation system, and recording medium therefor: A problem that a loss of signal occurs due to switching of a modulation scheme using an adaptive modulation scheme is solved. A radio transmission device (10a, 10b) having an automatic transmission power control function of controlling transmission power of its own station so as to maintain received power of... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100297950 - Circuit and method for operating a circuit of a node of a radio network: A circuit and a method for operating the circuit of a node of a radio network, wherein a frame, which requires an acknowledgement of the reception, is received by the circuit. A receive power and/or a signal quality of the frame is determined by the circuit. A transmit power for... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100297951 - Method for coupling/ uncoupling between a transmitter and a receiver: amplitude processing by the receiver (2) of the first signal (30, 32) and of the second signal (31, 33) received and storage or deletion by the receiver of an identification code (C1, C2, Cn) of the transmitter (1) according to the processing carried out.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100297952 - Antenna with resonator grid and methods for use therewith: An antenna includes a planar antenna section. A resonator grid includes a plurality of resonators in a planar array to electromagnetically enhance the performance of the plan antenna section.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100297955 - Method and apparatus of resolving pci confusion for providing inbound mobility to closed subscriber group: Method and apparatus for providing inbound mobility to closed subscriber group (CSG) and hybrid cells are described. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) reads the cell global identity (CGI) of a neighbor cell and reports it to a network of CSG cells. The network maps the CSG cell's physical cell identity... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100297954 - Method and system for chip-to-chip mesh networks: A wireless device comprising a plurality of chips may be operable to communicate wireless signals via a mesh network comprising a plurality of integrated directional antennas on the plurality of chips. Wireless signals may be communicated between the plurality of the chips and/or with devices external to the wireless device... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100297953 - Wireless transceiver with configuration control and methods for use therewith: A wireless transceiver includes at least one RF transceiver section that generates an outbound RF signal based on outbound data and that generates inbound data based on an inbound RF signal. A configuration controller configures the wireless transceiver, by configuring the wireless transceiver to identify a plurality of communication paths... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100297956 - Receiver, transceiver, and mobile terminal device: The invention provides a control method for generating variable operating currents in relation to input signal power and output signal power and achieving both low noise and low power consumption. Emitter follower circuits are attached to output terminals of a frequency divider for generating a local signal. By adjusting the... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100297957 - Programmable antenna with configuration control and methods for use therewith: An antenna configuration controller configures a programmable antenna via a configuration procedure. The configuration procedure includes evaluating first candidate antenna configurations, based on quality data corresponding to each configuration. A selected antenna configuration is identified when the quality data corresponding to the selected antenna configuration compares favorably to a quality... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100297958 - Transceiver: The present invention provides a method for providing an optimal wireless communication method according to a change in a wireless communication environment. When the reception status is degraded while an HD stream signal, which uses a first wireless method, is transmitted and received, the method scans channels for which radar... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100297959 - Antenna selection: A communication device arranged to operate in accordance with a communication protocol in which a transmitting device is scheduled to commence a transmission at a time known in advance to the receiving device, includes at least two antennas and is arranged to select one of those antennas to receive a... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP (csr)

20100297960 - Switching element, antenna switch circuit and radio frequency module using the same: A switching element is provided that realizes an stabilize a potential between the gates of the multi-gates without an increase in the insertion loss, and an antenna switch circuit and a radio frequency module each using the switch element. The switching element includes two ohmic electrodes 39, 40 formed on... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC

20100297961 - Method and system for a reconfigurable filter that is utilized by a rf transmitter and a rf receiver which are integrated on a single substrate: An RF receiver and an RF transmitter, which are integrated in a single substrate, are operable to share a single reconfigurable filter to perform RF receiver filtering and RF transmitter filtering. The reconfigurable filter is configured to operate as a bandpass filter such as an image rejection bandpass filter for... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100297963 - Method and system for dynamic link control for a chip to chip communication system: A wireless device comprising a plurality of chips may be operable to dynamically configure wireless communication between the plurality of chips. Each of the chips may include one or more transceivers and one or more integrated directional antennas communicatively coupled to the one or more transceivers. The communications link between... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100297962 - Programmable antenna with programmable impedance matching and methods for use therewith: A wireless transceiver includes a programmable antenna, that is configurable to a selected one of a plurality of antenna configurations, based on a control signal. An antenna interface is coupled to the programmable antenna. An RF transceiver section can include at least one power amplifier having a output section that... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100297964 - Dual function device: A communication system for accessing media items via a display device. A receiver is coupled to the display device and a transmitter is coupled to a computer system. Media items stored locally on the computer system and/or remotely on a remote server may be wirelessly transferred from the transmitter to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/cisc

20100297965 - Amplitude modulation controller for polar transmitter: Apparatus for generating a modulation signal for use in modulating the power supply of a power amplifier uses coarse and fine control for controlling the amplitude of the modulation signal, and thereby controlling the output power of the power amplifier. The modulation signal may be generated in the digital domain... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100297966 - Measuring and correcting errors in a transmit chain with an iq up-converter and iq down-converter: A transmit chain comprises a transmit path with a quadrature up-converter which up-converts quadrature signal components to RF. An observation path samples a portion of the RF signal and a quadrature down-converter down-converts the RF signal to baseband quadrature signal components. A local oscillator signal source provides the up-converter and... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100297968 - Circuits and methods for combining signal power: The present disclosure includes techniques for combining signal power. In one embodiment, a plurality of power amplifiers generate amplified signals. A plurality of first transmission lines are electrically coupled outputs of the power amplifiers. Second transmission lines are magnetically coupled to the first transmission lines to receive the amplified signals.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100297967 - Mobile communication terminal, and method and program for switching transmission power: In order to transmit radio waves even when an external device is connected, a mobile phone includes an antenna; an FM transmitter which outputs signals for transmitting radio waves from the antenna; an earphone terminal 17, a USB terminal 18, and a charging terminal to each of which an external... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100297969 - Radio transmission device, radio reception device, radio transmission method, and radio reception method: A radio transmission device capable of improving the reception error rate characteristics of a receiver. In this device, an FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) unit (102) subjects a transmission signal to an FFT operation, in which a signal in a time domain is converted into a signal in a frequency domain.... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100297971 - Electronic device with an improved antenna arrangement: An electronic device comprising an antenna arrangement with first and second antenna groups with first (122, 142) and a second (124, 144) radiation elements. The first and second radiation elements in each group have first and second respective polarizations and gain, and said groups also comprise a beam forming network... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100297970 - Method and system for a dynamic transmission gain control using a dedicated power amplifier driver in a radio frequency transmitter: A transmitter RF front-end integrated on a single substrate is enabled to determine whether associated IF amplification stage provides a required transmission gain for transmitting an output signal of an application. A dedicated power amplifier driver within the transmitter RF front-end is configured to provide additional gain, when needed based... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100297972 - Antenna arrangement with reduced comm-mode signals: In one embodiment of the present invention, an antenna arrangement apparatus includes a dipole reception antenna including a first pole portion and a second pole portion. A length of coaxial cable is provided and constitutes a feedline, the length of coaxial cable including a proximal end with respect to the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100297973 - Orthogonality compensating device, radio receiving device, orthogonality compensating method, and non-transitory computer readable medium: Provided is an orthogonality compensating device that compensates for orthogonality between a real signal and an imaginary signal of complex digital intermediate frequency signals, the orthogonality compensating device including: a first processing unit that outputs a first signal obtained by calculating one of the real signal and the imaginary signal... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100297974 - Orthogonality compensating device, radio receiving device, orthogonality compensating method, and non-transitory computer readable medium: Provided is an orthogonality compensating device that compensates for orthogonality between a real signal and an imaginary signal of complex digital intermediate frequency signals, the orthogonality compensating device including: a detector that outputs a detection result indicating whether the complex digital intermediate frequency signals include an image frequency signal; a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100297977 - Filtering communications channels within telecommunications satellites: A method is disclosed for filtering communications channels in a telecommunications satellite to remove large unwanted interfering signals, which includes monitoring channels of an uplink signal by stepping across a channel with a first analog agile filter having a narrow bandwidth in relation to the channel, and at each step... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100297976 - Method and system for an intermediate frequency (if) channel select filter with an integrated alternate adjacent channel interference (aaci) filter: An alternate adjacent channel interference (AACI) filter is integrated into an intermediate frequency (IF) channel select filter to filter received RF signals. The IF channel select filter is an IF staged structure comprising successive IF stages. Each of the successive IF stages is a 2-biquad integrator. The AACI filter is... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100297975 - Signal processor and method for processing a receiving signal: A signal processor for processing a receiving signal having a first usable frequency band and a second usable frequency band includes a first mixer for mixing the receiving signal with a first local oscillator signal, wherein a frequency of the first local oscillator signal is asymmetrical between the first usable... Agent: Schoppe, Zimmermann , Stockeler & Zinkler C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100297978 - Method and systems to operate a set-top box: According to a first aspect there is provided systems and methods for receiving an encrypted signal from a portable communication device, the encrypted signal containing information associated with a command; and decrypting the encrypted signal to enable a set-top box to execute the command. According to a second aspect there... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gmg Attn: Patent Docketing

20100297979 - Method and apparatus for processing emergency calls: A method and apparatus are described for processing emergency calls by simplifying call setup procedures and minimizing call setup delay. In one scenario, a system information (SI) broadcast may include emergency services support information that conveys various emergency call network support levels and setup procedures. The SI broadcast is decoded... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20100297980 - Method and apparatus for transmission of emergency messages: An emergency text message application (205), operable to control a processor (201) in a portable electronic device (200) is provided. The emergency text message application (205) allows a user to send any of a manually input, partially completed, or preformed completed emergency text message to emergency services personnel. A location... Agent: Philip H. Burrus, Iv

20100297981 - Method and apparatus for transmission of emergency messages: An emergency text message application (205), operable to control a processor (201) in a portable electronic device (200) is provided. The emergency text message application (205) allows a user to send any of a manually input, partially completed, or preformed completed emergency text message to emergency services personnel. A location... Agent: Philip H. Burrus, Iv

20100297982 - Pre-paid wireless interactive voice response system with variable announcements: A wireless communications system providing interactive voice response is disclosed. The system is menu-driven, and can accept information and requests from customers. In response to one type of request, the system can provide the customer with information regarding one or more previous transactions. The system also includes provisions that permit... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Zo Attn: Patent Docketing

20100297983 - Method and apparatus for electronic credential security: An approach is provided for improving the security of a mobile device by clearing credentials from the mobile device in response to a new user obtaining the device. Credentials associated with an identity module of a mobile device are stored. A new identity module associated with the mobile device or... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100297984 - Voice mailbox configuration methods and apparatus for mobile communication devices: In one illustrative example disclosed, a mobile communication device includes a user interface, a processor, and a wireless transmitter. The user interface includes, among other things, a visual display which is part of a graphical user interface (GUI). For configuring a voice mailbox at a remote voicemail system, the GUI... Agent: John J. Oskorep, Esq. LLC

20100297987 - Integrated wireless/wireline registration: A system and method are disclosed for routing telephone calls directed to a wireless unit located in the wireless network to a landline device located in the landline network. The system utilizes a location register in the form of a service control point (SCP) located in the landline network to... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Tkhr Attn: Patent Docketing

20100297985 - Methods for providing enhanced telecommunication services: A first method for facilitating personal contacts among a plurality of subscribers to a location-based person contact service provided by a service provider; a second method for communicating information to a user of a wireless device by a server; and a third method for real-time monitoring of vital signs of... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100297986 - Presence lite: A service is provided to cell phone subscribers to improve reachability. A home location register node maintains state information on a subscriber's cell phone status. Cell phone status information includes: off; on, registered and available to receive calls; on, registered but busy participating in an ongoing call; on, registered but... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100297988 - System and method for providing a user interface for managing calls received at a mobile device: Embodiments of a system and method for providing a user interface for managing calls received at a mobile device is described. The user interface provides an incoming call screen to the user, where the incoming call screen comprises a caller identification data field for displaying data associated with incoming calls... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP S.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100297989 - Routing call to uma-capable terminals using a geographic number: The invention relates to a method of routing a call made to a fixed telephone number of a UMA-subscriber in a mobile telecommunications network comprising a first and a second switching node and a location server. Location information of said UMA-subscriber is acquired wherein said location information comprises a location... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100297992 - Communication method and control apparatus, base station apparatuses and terminal apparatus using the communication method: A first interface unit receives an incoming signal notification addressed to a terminal apparatus. A generator generates a first message used to have the received incoming signal notification in a paging channel. A second interface unit outputs the generated first message to a base station apparatus corresponding to a paging... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100297990 - System and antenna for radio access networks: An active antenna with an IP address including a first set of modules (Mi) and a second set of modules (M′j), both sets using a same hardware platform and each set integrating radiofrequency sub-modules. Further including at least an Ethernet connection to the core network for providing the active antenna... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100297991 - Transmission of system information on a downlink shared channel: In one embodiment, a method of transmitting system information on a down link shared channel structured as successive subframes includes transmitting (400-416) system information in regularly occurring time windows, each time window spanning some number of successive subframes. The method further includes indicating (406/408) to receiving user equipment (120) which... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100297993 - Power headroom reporting for carrier aggregation: A method for reporting power headroom-related information for a plurality of aggregated carriers. The method includes reporting the power headroom-related information for a number of the aggregated carriers that is less than or equal to the total number of aggregated carriers.... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown

20100297994 - Configuration of base station repeater: Configuring a cellular telecommunications network base station repeater for use at a particular location includes performing data collection activity at the location to obtain an indication of the transmit frequency of a nearby base station of the cellular telecommunications network. The repeater is then set to amplify received signals at... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20100297995 - User equipment attachment/detachment from a long term evolution (lte) network: A device searches for a primary access network, and acquires the primary access network. The device also requests a service provided by a network connected to the primary access network, and attaches to the primary access network only when the service is requested by the device.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100297997 - Minimizing interference to non-associated users: A method for reducing interference to wireless communication devices is described. A handoff request is received from a wireless communication device. A femto access point that is a hand-in target of the handoff request is determined. A handoff information message is sent to the femto access point. The method may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100297996 - Radio terminal, information processing device, information processing program, and information processing method: A radio terminal (10) includes an MIH user (14) configured to manage mobility from the first network to the second network; and an MIH function unit (13) configured to control a handover from the first network to the second network. The MIH user (14) notifies a link controller (12) via... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100297998 - Mobile communication method and radio base station: A radio base station (T-eNB) according to the present invention is configured to set up a data forwarding tunnel for forwarding user plane data to the radio base station (T-eNB) only for an access bearer for which the user plane data to be forwarded exists, when receiving a notification from... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100297999 - User apparatus and paging channel reception method: A user apparatus which performs, when there is a change in a cell visited, a re-selection of a cell to camp on is disclosed. The user apparatus includes a tracking area ID determining unit which determines whether a new ID of a tracking area that is transmitted from one or... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100298000 - Wireless communication method for updating reference channel information and system thereof: A wireless communication system capable of updating current reference channel information is provided. The wireless communication system includes a control apparatus and a plurality of reference information generating apparatuses. The wireless communication range of the control apparatus covers a plurality of regions. The reference information generating apparatuses, respectively placed in... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100298001 - Speed-dependent adaptation of mobility parameters with dual speed measurement: Mobility parameters, such as those used in handoff decisions, are based on the speed of User Equipment (UE) (10), measured at two points. UE speed estimates are taken at both the UE (10) and base station (12), and the two speeds compared. If the speeds match (or differ by less... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100298002 - Mobile communication method, radio control station, and radio base station: A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes a step A of causing a mobile station in a standby mode in a first cell to transmit a communication start request signal, a step B of judging whether or not to measure communication quality of a second cell on... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100298004 - Dynamic policy server allocation: A policy control architecture and method for dynamically allocating policy servers to mobile devices is described herein. The policy control architecture introduces a new policy control element called the policy server control function. The policy server control function dynamically allocates policy servers to mobile subscribers when the mobile subscribers attach... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100298003 - Method for transmitting pilot allocation information to user equipment in a multi-user multiple input multiple output system: A method for transmitting pilot allocation information from a base station for reception by at least one of a plurality of mobile stations participating in a Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) communication, the method including the steps of generating pilot allocation information for the one mobile station, and transmitting... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100298006 - Apparatus and method for reducing inter-cell interference in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for beamforming in a wireless communication using a Base Station (BS) cooperative scheme are provided. The beamforming method includes exchanging channel status information with at least one cooperative BS which provides a BS cooperative service, generating a beamforming weight based on the channel status information,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100298005 - Minimizing interference to non-associated users: A method for reducing interference to wireless communication devices is described. It is determined that a base station is deployed with a first coverage area that overlaps a second coverage area of a femto access point. The base station uses a first carrier for wireless communications. The femto access point... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100298007 - Method and device for generating user mobility model of cellular network: A method for generating a user mobility model includes: firstly deriving user movement tracks of all the users in a cellular network and then generating from the user movement tracks a user mobility model involving a user traffic between home cells of any two of path points in the cellular... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100298008 - Positioning of a wireless device served by a femto cell: Techniques for supporting positioning are described. In an aspect, positioning of mobile stations served by femto cells may be supported by having the femto cells transmit at least one identity used to differentiate the femto cells from other cells/sectors in a wireless network. The at least one identity may also... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100298009 - Hands free messaging: A method, system, and computer program product for hands-free messaging in a mobile computing device. A message from a local user is captured and converted to an outgoing text message by a speech recognition module. The outgoing text message is altered to conform with the boundary conditions of short message... Agent: Law Office Of Dorian Cartwright

20100298012 - Interactive short messaging service: In a system and method of session based short message service (SMS) communications, unallocated tokens that are freely assignable are stored. A first unallocated token is assigned to a first message dispatched from a first application. A reply to the first message is routed to the first application utilizing the... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100298010 - Method and apparatus for back-up of customized application information: A method of operating a mobile communication device having a set of one or more applications, each with its own associated user-configurable customization, the method comprising detecting whether the user-configurable customization of any of the applications has changed since an earlier time, and for all applications for which the user-configurable... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20100298011 - Method and appartus for remote software installation and execution on a mobile device: A method and apparatus for remotely installing and executing software on a mobile device. A work item is formed that includes the software to be installed and executed, and a remote-execution command message is sent to the mobile device. The mobile device authenticates the remote-execution command message before extracting the... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 3d-201e Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20100298013 - Method, system, and apparatus for implementing short message freephone service: A method for implementing a message FPH service includes: receiving a message from a sender, and authenticating the message recipient for paying; deducting an expense from the account of the message recipient after the authentication succeeds; and sending the message to the recipient after the expense is deducted successfully. Further,... Agent: Docket Clerk/htcl

20100298014 - Provision of value added short message services: A network node of a communications system that routes short messages in a home network of a mobile station provides a service where one or more functions are invoked in response to receiving a request to forward a short message addressed to the mobile station. When the network node receives... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100298015 - Method and apparatus for improving the performance of a mobile radio communications system by adjusting antenna patterns: The present invention relates to a method of improving the performance of a mobile radio communications system comprising at least one stationary radio transmitter for communicating with user equipments in the communications system, wherein the radio transmitter is connected to an antenna system for which the antenna pattern can be... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100298016 - Systems, apparatus and methods for interference management on downlink channels in wireless communication systems: Systems, methods, apparatus and computer program products to facilitate determining nominal interference from one or more interfering base stations are provided. In one embodiment, the method can include computing a nominal interference. The method can also include transmitting the nominal interference to one or more interfering base stations. The nominal... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100298017 - Closed subscriber group measurement reporting: An adjacent cell is determined to be a private cell, and then a measurement report of it that includes an identifier for the private cell is sent from a UE to the UE's serving network node. Methods, apparatus and computer readable media storing a program are detailed. In exemplary non-limiting... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100298018 - Addressing available resources for hsdpa accesses: A method of indicating to a secondary station a set of at least one available transmission resource among a predetermined plurality of transmission resources, each set being described by a plurality of parameters, said method comprising the steps of:—signalling to the secondary station an association between a control signalling channel... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100298019 - Method and arrangement for the allocation of e-dch common resources in a telecommunication system: In a method and a radio base station, the radio base station when receiving a preamble to access one of the E-DCH common resources is adapted to send a NACK even if the default resource for that particular preamble is free. As a result, the UE will monitor the E-AICH... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100298020 - Apparatus, method, and system for channel selection and allocation in mobile communications: A mobile communication system (100) includes a plurality of mobile stations (104, 105), a serving base station (101) and, associated with the base station, a channel selector (220, 309) for selecting and allocating downlink wireless traffic communication channels, the selector being operable: (i) to obtain an estimate of a ready... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100298022 - Configuration of radio coverage: A cellular radio communications network includes a plurality of radio cells. A target radio coverage is associated with each radio cell. Each operational radio cell provides an effective radio coverage defined by a transmission power value of said radio cell. A given transmission power value is applied (21) to a... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100298021 - Method and apparatus for uplink power control during soft handover: The present invention provides a solution for maintaining a reliable power control in a telecommunications network during soft handover between a serving and non serving base station when a dedicated physical control channel power is boosted due to an increased data rate.... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100298023 - Method of accessing closed groups in radio access network: The invention relates to a method for establishing a radio link between a non-authorised mobile radio terminal (B) and a base station (C) of a mobile radio network (D). According to the invention, an authorisation is given to the mobile radio terminal (B) in order to use the base station... Agent: Kf Ross PC

20100298024 - Mobile terminal and process control method thereof: A mobile terminal includes a first controller controlling an overall operation of the mobile terminal, a memory storing data including first data, an interface connecting with an external terminal, a second controller performing synchronization between the first data previously stored in the memory and second data stored in the external... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100298025 - Waterproof cell phone: The present invention provides a Waterproof Cell Phone which addresses the problem of waterproofing a cell phone by providing a seamless, flexible, transparent, waterproof covering for the phone, such that the phone operates as a normal cell phone, yet be impenetrable to moisture, even to water immersion. Cell phones, typically... Agent: Ruth Eure

20100298026 - Interactive terminal and associated terminal control system for communication and media distribution: Media content and communication services are provided to a user. A schedule of media content and communication services provisioned for the user is received, and an interactive menu is generated including selectable options for each of the provisioned media content and communication services. The interactive menu is stored in a... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing - Intellectual Property

20100298027 - Antenna apparatus of mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and manufacture of same are provided. The mobile terminal includes: an antenna; a first case at which the antenna is disposed; a second case coupled to the first case; a main PCB disposed at one side of the second case; and a sub-PCB disposed at an opposite... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100298028 - Handheld mobile communications device incorporating pagewidth printer apparatus: A handheld mobile communications device includes a chassis; mobile communications circuitry and components mounted on the chassis; a printer apparatus mounted on the chassis, the printer apparatus having a pagewidth printhead and an ink supply module arranged on the printhead; and a print media feed mechanism mounted on the chassis... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100298029 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to at least perform wireless voice communication with at least one other terminal, a terminal body including a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port configured to be connected to an external device through the USB port, a detector configured to detect when... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100298031 - Method for transmitting and receiving signals using multi-band radio frequencies: A method for transmitting an information unit of a specific layer above a physical layer through a plurality of frequency allocation bands managed by the specific layer and transmitting control information identifying each of the plurality of frequency allocation bands. The control information includes a second ID into which a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100298030 - Pre-equalisation for umts base station: An arrangement (100) and method for RF filtering in a Node B of a UMTS TDD system by providing: a DAC converter (130) converting digital signals to analog signals; providing a narrow band analogue channel filter (150) filtering the analog signals; and providing a digital pre-equalizer FIR filter (120) coupled... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100298034 - List search method and mobile terminal supporting the same: A list search method and a mobile terminal that implements the list search method are provided. In the list search method, a plurality of search areas for outputting a plurality of index groups respectively are output in a display area where at least one list is output. The index groups... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100298033 - Mobile terminal and method of executing call function using the same: A mobile terminal and a method of executing a call function using the mobile terminal are provided such that the call function is executed in the mobile terminal including a plurality of touch screens, and various graphic user interfaces with respect to the call function are displayed to a user... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100298032 - Mobile terminal and method of providing graphic user interface using the same: Provided are a mobile terminal and a method of providing a graphic user interface using the same. The mobile terminal includes a plurality of bodies. Various graphic user interfaces are provided according to a posture of the mobile terminal, which is formed by the plurality of bodies of the mobile... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100298035 - Wireless communication unit, integrated circuit and method of power control therein: A wireless communication unit comprises a transmitter having a power amplifier and a feedback path operably coupled to the power amplifier. The feedback path comprises a coupler for feeding back a portion of a signal to be transmitted and a detector for detecting a power level of the fed back... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP

20100298036 - Electronic device: An electronic device, comprising: a main body, a back cover, and a button; wherein, the main body comprises a bottom portion and a side wall extending therefrom, a first through hole is defined on the bottom portion, and a second through hole is defined in the side wall; the button... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

  
11/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100291861 - Content selection based on simulcast data: A computer system receives information snippets from a mobile device. The information snippets are extracted from a simulcast of a data stream of a radio broadcast received on the mobile device. The system identifies content metadata from the information snippets. The content metadata describes one or more features of the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100291862 - Broadcasting satellite receiving converter ic, broadcasting satellite receiving converter, and broadcasting satellite receiving antenna: A broadcasting satellite receiving converter IC includes a switch circuit and a voltage generating source. Disposed in front of the broadcasting satellite receiving converter IC are two first amplifying circuits which amplify differently polarized BS signals, respectively, and a second amplifying circuit. The switch circuit receives, from a BS tuner,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100291863 - Wireless local access network system detection and selection: Method and apparatus for detection and selection of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) service. A cellular network may provide an advertisement for a WLAN, such as in an overhead signaling message. The advertisement may identify the Access Point(s) by an Extended Service Set Identifier (ESSID). The remote station may then... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291864 - Gain adjustment apparatus, method, and tangible machine-readable medium thereof for a multiple input multiple output wireless communication system: A gain adjustment apparatus, a gain adjustment method, and a tangible machine-readable medium thereof for a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) wireless communication system are provided. The MIMO wireless communication system comprises source antennas, destination antennas, relay stations (RSs) and a relay transmission power limit value. The gain adjustment method... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100291865 - Repeater communication using inserted low power sequences: A method for providing repeater communication in a wireless repeater deployed in a multi-repeater environment includes inserting a message signal into the transmit signal of the repeater. The message signal may be a unique or quasi-unique low power spreading sequence uniquely identifying the repeater from other repeaters in the environment.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291866 - Multi-beam communication satellite antenna with failure compensation: A radio frequency radiation module includes a beam forming network capable of applying a signal including contributions to several beams, to several channels. Each channel has a high power amplifier without redundant units, and an antenna radiating feed connected to the output of the amplifier. The beam forming network has... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100291868 - Controlling mobile communication devices in a predefined coverage area: A system and method for controlling mobile communication devices in a predefined coverage area is provided. One data processing system comprises a cell transceiver connected via a near field communication link to the mobile communication devices in the predefined coverage area and an application in each mobile communication device arranged... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20100291869 - Near field rf communicators: A near field RF communicator has an inductive coupler (223) to enable inductive coupling with a magnetic field of an RF signal; a rectifier (213,214,215,216) to rectify an AC voltage derived from an RF signal inductively coupled to the inductive coupler (223); and a regulator (209,210,211,220,221,900) to regulate a voltage... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100291870 - Near field rf communicators: A near field RF communicator has an antenna circuit (1020 coupled to an active switched rectifier (301) to rectify a received RF magnetic field signal. The active switched rectifier also has a passive mode of operation. A switching mechanism in the forward conducting arms of the rectifier is controlled by... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100291871 - Near field rf communicators: A near field RF communicator has an antenna circuit (102) to couple with the H field of an RF magnetic field and a power supply deriver (301) to derive a rectified auxiliary power supply from the received magnetic field. Rectification may be performed using an actively switched rectifier (502) having... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100291867 - Wireless interface to program phase-change memories: A Phase-Change Memory (PCM) coupled to receive power provided by near-field coupling to operate the PCM and receive factory programming data entered through the antenna for storage in the PCM.... Agent: Gerbera/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100291873 - Communication terminal device and tripartite communication method: A communication terminal device includes a terminal body which enables a communication with a radio communication network by a first radio communication, a separating member which may be separated from the terminal body and enables a communication with the terminal body by a second radio communication, a tripartite communication unit... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100291872 - Methods and apparatus for supporting communication over different ranges in a wireless network: Methods and apparatus well suited for supporting communications over different ranges in, for example, a peer to peer wireless communications system, are described. In the peer to peer network at least some of the types of signals, e.g., peer discovery signals and/or paging signals, are transmitted with no closed loop... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291874 - Wireless communication method: Methods of communicating between a mobile unit and a peripheral device are described. In a first embodiment, a method of wireless communication is described. In a second embodiment, an apparatus for wirelessly communicating with a peripheral device is described.... Agent: Lech Law, LLC

20100291875 - Radioelectric transmission and reception module mainly intended for broad-band radiocommunications: The invention relates to a wireless transmitting and receiving module including a radiofrequency module filtering and amplifying the wireless signals received, a high intermediate frequency module transposing the wireless signals received to a high intermediate frequency, the transpositions being carried out by mixing of the wireless signals with signals of... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20100291876 - Techniques for reducing noise and interference in wireless communication systems: A technique for decreasing noise and interference in an uplink of a wireless communication system includes detecting, at a serving base station, noise and interference levels above a threshold. In response to the detecting, a noise and interference measurement frame is scheduled that includes respective allocated portions for respective active... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100291877 - Wireless communication system, interference cancelling station, and interference cancelling method: An interference cancelling station ICS includes a transmission weight factor calculating unit calculating a transmission weight factor w2 and an interference cancelling data signal transmitting unit generating an interference cancelling data signal by multiplying, by the transmission weight factor w2, a data signal transmitted by a base station BSb of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100291878 - Apparatus and method for searching for wireless station locations: A technique is offered which is adapted for optimization computations and which makes it possible to carry out an estimation of the state of propagation of radio waves quickly and accurately during a search for the locations of wireless stations. During the optimization computations, sending points and receiving points are... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100291879 - Position detection device, position detection method and position detection program: The position detection device for detecting a position of a moving body in a predetermined environment, which includes a reception feature quantity generation unit 41 which obtains, from a base station which is disposed in the environment and receives identification information transmitted by radio communication from a mobile station attached... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100291881 - Push-pull low-noise amplifier with area-efficient implementation: An amplifier integrated circuit (IC) includes a push-pull configuration including a push stage and a pull stage. A first loop of wire is configured to form a first degeneration inductance of the push stage. A second loop of wire is configured to form a first degeneration inductance of the pull... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100291880 - Rf wireless device including an infrared beacon for presence detection: A portable RF wireless device (41), such as a microphone, is provided with an infrared beacon in order to signal a connection request to a wireless communication access point (48) using a first IR code (401). In response to this first IR code, the wireless communication access point broadcasts an... Agent: Crestron Electronics, Inc.

20100291882 - System and method for resolving conflicts between air interfaces in a wireless communication system: A device and method for resolving conflicts between air interfaces in a wireless communication system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises communicating over a first air interface, receiving a request for resources for concurrent use in communicating over a second air interface, determining that a conflict does not... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291883 - Method and apparatus for activating an emergency button in a portable radio: The application discloses a method and apparatus for activating an emergency button on a portable radio. The emergency button is located on a portion of the portable radio that can be hit against a substantially hard surface by a user to transmit an emergency alert signal. Activation of the alert... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100291884 - Allocating transmit power among multiple air interfaces: Systems and methods for allocating transmit power among multiple interfaces in a wireless communication system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises determining a first power level that is used for transmitting over a first air interface, determining a maximum power level available for transmitting over a second interface,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291885 - Multimode-compaible polar modulation transmission device and multimode radio communication method: At the distortion compensation coefficient calibration operation time of a polar modulation circuit 1901, a control section 1903 selects a modulation signal with a narrower dynamic range of amplitude signal than at the transmission operation time, an adaptive operation control section 1711 measures a spectrum in output of a power... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100291886 - Polar feedback architecture: Polar feedback architecture. A polar modulator, as may be implemented within a transmitter module, of a communication device includes feedback. This feedback involves monitoring of phase information and magnitude/amplitude information of an output signal generated by the polar modulator. The output signal can be a radio frequency (RF) signal such... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100291887 - Method and apparatus for improving power amplifier efficiency in wireless communication systems having high peak to average power ratios: A power management system and method for a wireless communication device generates an average desired transmit power signal based on at least one of a received signal strength indicator signal and a power control instruction signal from a base station. A power supply level adjustment signal is generated based on... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP S.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100291888 - Multi-mode multi-band power amplifier module: A multi-mode multi-band power amplifier (PA) module is described. In an exemplary design, the PA module includes multiple power amplifiers, multiple matching circuits, and a set of switches. Each power amplifier provides power amplification for its input signal when selected. Each matching circuit provides impedance matching and filtering for its... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291889 - Radio tuner user interface: A radio comprising a receiver for receiving signals comprising a plurality of signal components of different carrier frequencies and a tuner for selecting a signal component of a particular carrier frequency from the plurality of received signal components, the radio having a user interface comprising a user input component and... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Pdx

20100291891 - Improvements in or relating to radio receivers: A radio receiver comprises an input (14) for a modulated radio frequency signal, a frequency down converter (16) coupled to the input, the frequency down converter including quadrature mixers (32, 34) for demodulating a received modulated radio frequency signal using a local oscillator signal. An analogue-to-digital converter (54, 56) is... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100291890 - Receiver: A receiver including an amplifier module, a control unit, a mixer and an IF amplifier is provided. The amplifier module, including multiple amplifier units with different gains, amplifies an input signal. The control unit enables at least one of the amplifier units according to a gain control signal, wherein the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100291892 - Method for obtaining field strength information: A method for obtaining field strength information from a received electromagnetic signal by a receiver unit is provided, whereby an input voltage for an operational amplifier is generated from the received signal in the receiver unit by means of an input resistance realized as a voltage divider circuit and an... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100291893 - System and method for enhancing sensitivity of narrow information bandwidth receivers: A radio frequency (RF) receiver having enhanced sensitivity is provided. In one embodiment, the receiver comprises at least one antenna, a preselector unit operative to receive an RF signal from the at least one antenna and output a preselected RF signal, and a frequency synthesizer operative to generate a signal... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100291894 - Automatic emergency call activation and notification system and method using supporting emergency notification server: An Automatic Emergency Call Initiator (AECI) initiates an automatic emergency call protocol on a mobile communication system, which can be done using signaling messages. The user uses the AECI to initiate the call on a mobile station. GPS or other location data is automatically determined. Data is stored on an... Agent: Groover & Associates

20100291896 - Method, system and trusted service manager for securely transmitting an application to a mobile phone: A Trusted Service Manager (TSM) receives via a first communication channel from a Service Provider (SP) a request (REQ(MIA)) that contains an application (MIA) together with a unique identifier of a mobile phone (MOB), particularly its telephone number. The mobile phone (MOB) is equipped with a memory device (MIF) that... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100291895 - Switching functions for mobile payments system: A method includes receiving an information translation request, where the request is for translation of an account holder's mobile telephone number into the account holder's payment card account number. The request is related to a purchase transaction. A database is accessed to identify the account holder's service provider and a... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20100291897 - System and method for femto coverage in a wireless network: Systems and methods are disclosed that provide femto-based wireless coverage in a communication network. This can involve providing an interworking function that communications with a femto base station or femto cell to provide connectivity to the core network. The interworking function can provide service and mobility management where a femto... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20100291898 - Method and apparatus for programming a mobile device with multiple service accounts: Methods and systems enable mobile devices equipped with software defined radio based chipset modules to seamlessly re-program the mobile device to operate on any of a variety of service provider networks. By re-programming a mobile device equipped with software defined radio based chipset module, the mobile device can support communications... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291899 - Method and system for delivering a command to a mobile device: A method and system for delivering a command to a mobile device is provided. A one-time password is generated using a token shared with a mobile device and one of a challenge and an input string. The one-time password and a command are transmitted, along with the challenge or the... Agent: Lang Michener

20100291901 - Method for authentication of a user on the basis of his/her voice profile: Voice recording used for authentication is transmitted to the voice portal of the service provider not by way of the voice channel, but rather by way of a data channel. In this connection, the voice recording is sent not synchronous to speech and subject to loss, but rather asynchronously and... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20100291900 - Wireless communication system: A wireless communication system includes a plurality of mobile station apparatuses, a base station apparatus, and an authentication object apparatus. The base station apparatus relays communications between one of the mobile station apparatuses through wireless communication with another one of the mobile station apparatuses. The base station apparatus and the... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100291903 - Communication system and/or a method of communication: A communication system comprises: means for automatically recognizing the vehicles numbers present on vehicle plates; means for storing data representative of a driver's personal contact details and vehicle number plates; means for matching a recognized vehicle number plate with said stored data; and means for sending one or more signals... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.

20100291902 - Global text gateway for text messages: Disclosed are a system and method for selective delivery of text messages using a global text gateway in communication with a database of delivery criteria for text messages in which a user can program delivery criteria for text messages directed to a telephone number, wherein the global text gateway is... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20100291908 - Cellular phone system for providing information relating to objects of tourism: Cellular phone or internet based system for providing information relating to objects of tourism. The system comprising subscribers' cellular phones or handheld computer devices provided with a SIM card; information database containing information blocks; and assign codes for assigning said information blocks to said objects. One or more information blocks... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100291905 - Connecting communication-network end-users based on current network connectivity: One embodiment of the disclosed technology involves determining a preferred communication connection between two parties that are communication-network end-users, at least one of which parties has access to at least two networks. A database contains information on the current connectivity of the two parties and a preferred communication connection is... Agent: At&t Legal Department - S.h.d Attn: Patent Docketing

20100291907 - Systems and method for triggering location based voice and/or data communications to or from mobile ratio terminals: Systems, methods and devices for monitoring the location of mobile radio terminal users for the purpose of detecting when they approach within range of one or more target locations in order to trigger voice and/or data communications to or from the network or other mobile radio terminals.... Agent: Jones Day

20100291906 - Systems and methods for location related data interception: Systems and methods for legal interception of a transmission through a land based network to or from a mobile station based at least in part on the satisfaction of spatial criteria whereby a geographic area is identified and the location of one or more mobile stations is determined. Transmissions to... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100291904 - Systems and methods for providing trusted service management services: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for providing trusted service management services. According to one embodiment, a system can include at least one service provider gateway operable to receive and transmit messages with multiple service providers; at least one mobile network operator gateway operable to receive and transmit... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100291909 - Method and apparatus for providing caller recognition based on biometric data and biometric mobile device address book: Mobile devices transmit biometric data with a call initiation request to enable caller recognition within a contacts database so that caller information can be displayed even if the incoming telephone number is not recognized. A mobile device used to place a call gathers biometric data, such as a fingerprint scan.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291910 - Method and apparatus for tracking the programming of a mobile device with multiple service accounts: Methods and systems enable mobile devices equipped with software defined radio based chipset modules to seamlessly re-program the mobile device to operate on any of a variety of service provider networks. By re-programming a mobile device equipped with software defined radio based chipset module, the mobile device can support communications... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291911 - Mobile communication terminal and method: It is presented a method for providing a user interface of a portable electronic apparatus. The method comprises: detecting an actuation of a mode switch actuator associated with switching operational modes of the apparatus; determining a switching direction by determining whether the actuation is associated with a first switching direction... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100291913 - Remote control method between mobile phones: A remote control method between mobile phones is provided for making a connection between a first mobile phone and a second mobile phone through a telephone exchange apparatus, so that the mobile phones can manipulate each other without a distance restriction and execute multiple commands. The first mobile phone sends... Agent: J C Patents

20100291914 - Software distribution between radio base stations: A method of operating a telecommunications network (20, 20′) comprises detecting an insufficient software situation for a target radio base station (28); a software source server (36) authorizing obtention of satisfactory software for the target radio base station from a source radio base station; and, the target radio base station... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100291912 - Systems and methods for automatic user-enabled account identifier association: Systems, methods, and an article of manufacturing for automatically associating an identifier of a particular mobile station with a mobile communications network account are shown and described. In some circumstances, an identifier is automatically captured from a mobile station, e.g., via over-the-air signaling to the network. Upon verification of other... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100291916 - Communication controller and communication controlling method: A communication controller and a communication controlling method are provided, even when functionalities of the communication controller included in a communication system such as UTRAN or the like, so that the services of the functionalities are available broadly in the whole system. An RNC 102 for controlling a movable communication... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100291915 - Modular circuit arrangement used for attenuation compensation: The invention relates to a multi-band, multi-part circuit arrangement for compensating the attenuation of HF wireless signals in the signal paths between a transmitting and receiving device and an external antenna. The circuit arrangement comprises power amplifiers, receiving amplifiers, at least one splitter, at least one combiner, duplexers and frequency... Agent: Kriegsman & Kriegsman

20100291918 - Radio communication system, reception device, mobile station device, transmission device, base station device, transmission/reception device control method, and transmission/reception device control program: A radio communication system includes transmission/reception devices which perform communication by dynamically switching a first transmission mode and a second transmission mode having a lower quality than the first transmission mode, wherein the transmission/reception devices have a transmission mode decision means which fixes a transmission mode upon communication to the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100291917 - System and method for supporting multiple reverse link data streams: Techniques for rank adaptation and multiple-stream reverse link communications in a wireless access network are disclosed. A remote unit transmits one or more reverse link data streams using separate identifiers to a base station. The number of reverse link data streams may be determined according to feedback from the base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291919 - Closed-loop efficiency modulation for use in network powered applications: A method and a remote device such as a sealed expansion module (SEM) for reducing power dissipation from an input power source in a telecommunications system are disclosed. A SEM contains a network feed monitor that receives an input voltage and current on twisted wire pair cables. The input voltage... Agent: Alcatel-lucent

20100291920 - Technique for platform-to-platform communication: A technique for inter-platform communication between functional components located on different network access platforms will be described. A method aspect of this technique comprises the step of providing a first network access platform comprising a first functional component adapted to provide and/or request a platform-based function to and/or from a... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100291921 - Using information obtained from one wireless medium for communication in another wireless medium: The present invention may include system for utilizing operational information obtained by one wireless communication medium that is supported by a wireless device in order to optimize the operation of another wireless communication medium also supported in the same device. More specifically, the present invention may leverage channel condition information... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100291922 - Communication terminal having multiple antennas and method for performing access to communication system thereof: Provided is a method of accessing to a communication system in a terminal comprising a plurality of antennas, which includes determining a home system which is previously set to preferentially access from a preferred roaming list of a plurality of communications systems, when power is turned on; connecting a system... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100291923 - Method for selecting policy and charging rules function: A method for selecting a policy and charging rules function. When a UE accesses a 3GPP system through a roaming architecture, upon receiving a session establishment request message sent by a PCC client located in the visited network, the DRA in the visited network forwards the message to a selected... Agent: Kolisch Hartwell, P.C.

20100291924 - Roaming selection services: Management of native subscriber registrations on a foreign network is accomplished via an approach that advantageously offers dynamic roaming, that is, the capability to send data over-the-air to populate a customer subscriber identity module (SIM) card with specific networks, in a specific order of preference, according to the characteristics and... Agent: At&t Corp.

20100291926 - Radio communication apparatus and radio communication method: A radio communication apparatus includes a radio communication unit which searches a connectable radio access network to be connected to at least one radio access network and receives broadcast information of the connected radio access network, and a control unit which connects the radio access network to the first radio... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100291925 - User equipment and verification method: A user equipment performing a cell search and detecting cell-specific information including a cell ID. The user equipment includes a receiving unit configured to receive a synchronization channel; a cell search unit configured to extract a primary synchronization channel and a secondary synchronization channel from the received synchronization channel to... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100291927 - Method of selecting a private cell for providing communication to a communication device and a communication device: A method of selecting a private cell for providing communication to a communication device (222) in a communication system (200) comprising a plurality of private cells (202, 204, 206, 208) comprises identifying (400) private cells available to the communication device for establishing communication, determining (402) a priority value from a... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100291930 - Method for hand-over of terminal, network element, base station, and communication system: The invention provides a method for hand-over of a terminal from a first base station to a second base station, radio network element, terminal, base station and a communication system. The method for hand-over of a terminal from a first base station to a second base station, wherein said first... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20100291931 - Mobile communication system, base station, mobile station, and base station installation method: In a mobile communication system, a mobile station is configured to obtain data quality information, and provides the obtained data quality information to a base station A when it is quality information about data from the base station A, and provides the data quality information to a base station B... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100291932 - Network control device and network control method: As a network control device which controls a call connection between a calling party terminal and a called party terminal, a network control device determines whether the own network control device is in a congestion state when a handover request is acquired from another network control device which is in... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100291929 - Physical-layer cell identification in a communication system: A system and method for physical cell identification in a wireless communication system includes a first step 500 of providing a set of temporary physical cell identifications for cells. A next step 502 includes identifying a new cell in the communication system. A next step 506 includes allocating a temporary... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100291933 - System and method of handover decision for inter rat handover: The invention relates to the field of mobile communication systems. In particular, the invention discloses a method for handover decision making during an inter-radio access technology (RAT) handover. According to the method, the decision for inter-RAT handover may be taken by the serving network entity in a hierarchical manner beginning... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100291928 - Wireless call handoff: A device is configured to detect a wireless device and determine if the wireless device is participating in a telephone call with a remote party. The device is further configured to establish a first voice communication link with the remote party, and establish a second voice communication link with the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100291934 - Physical-layer cell identity assignment in a communication system: A system and method for physical cell identity assignment in a wireless communication system includes a first step 500 of starting up a new cell in the communication system. A next step 502 includes allocating a temporary operating frequency for the new cell. A next step 506 includes building a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100291940 - Apparatus and method for transmitting comp feedback information: A method of efficiently transmitting CoMP feedback information from an user equipment, which performs CoMP operation, in a wireless communication system to reduce inter-cell interference is disclosed. The user equipment requests a neighboring cell, which affects the user equipment through interference, to restrict use of a specific beam pattern group... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100291936 - Extended coordinated multipoint cells to mitigate inter-comp-cell downlink interference: Inter-CoMP cell interference is reduced by “extending” at least one CoMP cell to include UEs served by a neighboring CoMP cell in the extended CoMP cell's transmission calculations, so as to minimize interference to the UEs served by other CoMP cells. Each UE in a border sub-cell identifies neighboring CoMP... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100291943 - Method and apparatus for pooling network resources: A method and apparatus for selecting a network resource from a plurality of network resources in a communications network. A selection node receives a request for a network resource from a terminal, and then retrieves, from at least one further network node, data relating to the plurality of network resources.... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100291941 - Method for improving cell load balance in cellular network and associated user equipment: A method for improving cell load balance in a cellular network and an associated user equipment (UE) are provided to improve cell load balance of the cellular network in a more flexible and effective manner. The method is used in the UE, and comprises receiving a first priority set and... Agent: Raymond Sun

20100291938 - Method of allocating resource for hierarchical cellular system and transmission frame for performing the method: Described herein is a resource allocation method for a hierarchical cellular system, and a transmission frame for performing the method. A macrocell dedicated resource and a shared resource are respectively controlled based on a usage rate of the macrocell dedicated resource and a usage rate of the shared resource. The... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100291939 - Method of handling radio resource control connection and related communication device: A method of handling a radio resource control (RRC) connection for a network in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes receiving from a mobile device in a RRC_CONNECTED mode a RRC connection reestablishment request message for requesting reestablishment of a RRC connection of the mobile device, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100291935 - Multi-stream wireless relay: A multi-stream wireless relay is arranged to maintain independent data streams with multiple base stations and thereby provide a relay from those multiple base stations to mobile units having respective communication relationships with those multiple base stations. In an alternative approach, the data streams from the multiple base stations are... Agent: Docket Administrator ( Room 2f-192)

20100291942 - Multiple radio instances using software defined radio: In a first aspect an exemplary embodiment of the invention provides a method that includes instantiating a plurality of radio protocols, operating the plurality of radio protocols with an underlying physical layer, where each instantiation of a same radio protocol is embodied in a same code module and where each... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100291937 - Resource selection for transmission of multiple ack/nack on pucch channel: In a method of operating a communication network (20) a time division duplex (TDD) frame (F) of information is communicated over a radio interface (32) between a wireless terminal (30) and a base station node (28). The method comprises the wireless terminal (30) receiving plural downlink (DL) subframes of the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100291944 - Cognitive network: A cellular network including means for sensing the presence of Microphones and Broadcastings and for adjusting resources usage for not interfering the transmissions of the Microphones and Broadcastings. A cellular network including means for sensing the presence of Microphones and Broadcastings and for adjusting resources usage for not interfering with... Agent: Robert G. Lev

20100291945 - Communication system for adjusting mode of collecting interference channel information: A plurality of transmit-receive pairs may operate in any one mode between an orthogonal mode and a concurrent mode. The transmit-receive pairs may collect interference channel information in a different time interval when operating in an orthogonal mode. In a concurrent mode, the transmit-receive pairs may apply a simultaneous transmission/reception... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100291946 - High-frequency filter: A digital television broadcast receiving section (100) of a mobile telephone terminal includes an antenna (101), a notch filter (102), a low-pass filter (LPF) (103), a low noise amplifier (LNA) (104), a receiving IC (105), a control section (107), and an input section (108). A passband for digital television broadcast... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100291948 - Communication system and method for automatically sending messages by portable communication device: A communication system includes a portable communication device. The portable communication device includes a receiver module, a GPS module, a message generating module, and a message sending module. The GPS module is capable of determining location information of the portable communication device and a remote receiver whose information stored in... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100291949 - Extending outdoor location based services and applications into enclosed areas: Methods and systems for indoor mobile unit positioning, for seamlessly toggling a mobile unit positioning between outdoor positioning and indoor positioning and for providing location based services or application generated by an external location server to the mobile unit while the mobile unit is indoors. The indoor mobile unit positioning... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20100291947 - Facility for selecting a mobile device location determination technique: A facility for selecting a location determination technique from multiple available location determination techniques in order to determine the location of a mobile device in a cost or resource efficient manner. In order to select the location determination technique, the facility may consider various criteria such as the cost of... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100291950 - Constraint-based scheduling for delivery of location information: Defining subscriptions to location information for a computing device (e.g., a mobile computing device). Application programs, services, and/or peer devices define the subscriptions based on constraints associated with requests for the location information. A location request scheduler coordinates the subscriptions temporally and spatially to reduce the quantity of the requests... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100291951 - Adaptive receiver based on mobility information of user device: A method includes a user device connecting to another device, receiving position-based signals associated with the user device, calculating mobility information associated with the user device based on the position-based signals, providing the mobility information to a receiver of the user device, and adapting one or more parameters associated with... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100291953 - Method and system for managing delivery of communications: Method and system for managing delivery of communications such as advertisements to mobile telephone subscribers where delivery to subscribers is temporarily prevented or blocked at the request of the subscribers. In particular, a subscriber can temporarily suspend delivery of advertisements when they are roaming.... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP

20100291952 - Proximity-based mobile message delivery: Proximity-based mobile message delivery is described. In an embodiment, a first user stores a message intended for a second user on a first mobile terminal, whilst the first mobile terminal is located remote from a second mobile terminal of the second user. Subsequent to this, the first mobile terminal detects... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100291954 - Communication device and method for controlling communication device: When an instruction operation given by a user to start communication parameter setting is detected, an operation mode of a communication device is determined. According to the determined operation mode, it is determined whether to provide a communication parameter through another communication device operating in a base station mode, or... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100291955 - Method and apparatus for autonomous port role assignments in master-slave networks: The application relates to a method for configuring ports of radio equipments connected to an internal network of a base station of a mobile communications network. The application also relates to the corresponding radio equipment and the corresponding radio equipment controller The method comprises: activating at least one port of... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman

20100291956 - Base station, mobile station, and cell determination method: One feature of the present invention relates to a base station for operating multiple cells each having a predefined bandwidth, including: a load measurement unit configured to measure traffic status in each of the cells; a selection probability computation unit configured to compute a selection probability used to select a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100291958 - Base transceiver station, mbms base transceiver station system, method of determining transmit power, and method of controlling transmit power: A base transceiver station (200) that transmits same data through a common channel shared by a transmission path includes a cell total transmit power detector (41) that detects, with respect to each of a plurality of cells, a total amount of the transmit power for transmitting the data to mobile... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100291957 - Mobile base station, mobile terminal, mobile communications system and method: A mobile base station includes a detecting unit that detects communication information concerning another cell; a switching unit that based on the detected communication information, switches a communication resource used by the mobile base station to a communication resource different from that used in the other cell; a communication resource... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100291959 - Radio scheduling apparatus, radio communication system, and radio scheduling method: A radio scheduling apparatus in a radio communication system in which a modulation scheme is selected in accordance with radio quality includes radio quality acquisition means and scheduling means. The radio quality acquisition means acquires radio quality information indicative of radio quality for each mobile station. The scheduling means determines... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100291960 - System and method for wirelessly transferring content to and from an aircraft: A system and method for wirelessly transferring content to and from a vehicle, in particular, an aircraft. The content includes, for example, data, voice, video and multimedia, that can be wirelessly exchanged over a wireless communication link between an aircraft and a ground station while the aircraft is at or... Agent: Letham Law Firm, LLC

20100291961 - System and method for wirelessly transferring content to and from an aircraft: A system and method for wirelessly transferring content to and from a vehicle, in particular, an aircraft. The content includes, for example, data, voice, video and multimedia, that can be wirelessly exchanged over a wireless communication link between an aircraft and a ground station while the aircraft is at or... Agent: Letham Law Firm, LLC

20100291962 - Method of controlling uplink power: Provided is that a base station that receives an index and a path attenuation difference of a monitoring sector from a mobile station and receives an amount of interference of the monitoring sector from a base station that corresponds to the monitoring sector. In addition, the base station measures an... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100291963 - Transmission power management for a moblie device supporting simultaneous transmission on multiple air interfaces: Systems and methods for transmission power management for a mobile device supporting simultaneous transmission on multiple air interfaces are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises determining a transmission power level for each air interface, comparing the transmission power levels to a threshold power level, and adjusting at least one... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291965 - Mega communication and media apparatus configured to prevent brain cancerious deseases and to generate electrical energy: Disclosed embodiments comprise communication apparatus operatively configured for boosting communication signals to prevent cancerous diseases. The communication apparatus is configured to convert sound waves, vibrations, solar energy, and pressure force into electrical energy communicable to battery cell. Disclosed embodiment encompasses three modes of communications—the Cell phone, wireless Internet applications, and... Agent: Joseph Akwo Tabe

20100291964 - Terminal device and method related thereto: A terminal device includes a call control unit configured to process a phone call with a recipient, an application control unit configured to control execution of an application program, a determination unit configured, when the application control unit issues an instruction to start the application program during a call processing... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100291967 - Multi-wireless communication device: A multi-wireless communication device includes: a plurality of communication controllers for controlling communication of a plurality of corresponding different systems, respectively; a plurality of counters for counting communication frames having different frame periods that depend on the systems, respectively; a common counter for counting in a predetermined period; a first... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100291966 - System and method for dropping and adding an air interface in a wireless communication system: A device and method for dropping an air interface is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises communicating over a first air interface and a second air interface, determining an operational parameter based at least in part on a characteristic of the first air interface, and dropping the second air... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100291968 - sign language translator: A digital sign language translator has a case configured to be supported by a hand of a user, a touch screen display located on a face of the case, a microprocessor for selectively translating words, letters, and numbers into video clips of an actual person performing a sign language translation.... Agent: Law Offices Of James E. Walton, PLLC

20100291969 - Terminal device with image display function: [Constitution] In response to input of image contents to a CPU 100 through a TV module 200, a determining section 110 acquires genre information of the image contents. The determining section 110 determines the genre based on the acquired genre information, and transmits the determination result to a display control... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100291970 - Mobile communication terminal and method for navigating series of operations of the mobile communication terminal: A mobile communication terminal adapted for being connected to an external display device through a wired or wireless link is provided. The mobile communication terminal has an input section which receives an input for operating the mobile communication terminal, a storage section which stores a manual of the mobile communication... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20100291971 - Method and apparatus for providing a card application toolkit command for reporting terminal environmental information: An apparatus for providing a card application toolkit command for reporting terminal environmental information may include at least one processor and at least one memory storing computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus or another apparatus to perform at least providing a command... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100291972 - Automatic setting of reminders in telephony using speech recognition: Systems and methods for automatically setting reminders. A method for automatically setting reminders includes receiving utterances, determining whether the utterances match a stored phrase, and in response to determining that there is a match, automatically setting a reminder in a mobile communication device. Various filters can be applied to determine... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100291974 - Buffer protection structure and mobile communication device having the same structure: A buffer protection structure is provided in a mobile communication device which includes a housing and a flat light-emitting element having plural light tubes. The buffer protection structure is an elastic material and is provided between each inner wall of the housing and outer peripheries of the flat light-emitting element.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100291973 - Mobile information terminal and cellular phone: A mobile information terminal has: an operating position detecting part 37 that detects an operating position of a user on the basis of an output of an electrostatic capacitance sensor 30 that includes a thin film having a plurality of electrodes and detects an electrostatic capacitance of each of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100291975 - Electronic device with data-rate-dependent power amplifier bias: Wireless circuitry in an electronic device may contain output power amplifier circuitry for amplifying transmitted radio-frequency signals. The power amplifier circuitry may be powered using a bias voltage. The magnitude of the bias voltage can be selectively reduced to conserve power. Control circuitry can maintain a table of bias voltage... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20100291976 - Method and apparatus for power conservation for an electronic device: An apparatus comprises a first interface module configured to wirelessly interface with one or more user devices; a second interface module configured to interface with a wireless communication network; and a controller. The controller is configured to detect a signal received through the second interface module, the signal including a... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100291977 - System and method for activating a communication device based on usage information: The disclosure provides a system and method for controlling operation of a device. The device comprises: a display; a memory device; an activation sensor; and a microprocessor. The microprocessor is programmed to: identify an activation cycle as a function of a plurality of activation times of the device stored in... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault (research In Motion Matters)

20100291978 - Step hinge for portable communication terminals: The present invention relates to a step hinge for a portable communication terminal, and more particularly to a step hinge mounted to a portable communication terminal, which can rotate at various angles thereto. A step hinge for a portable communication terminal according to the present invention, comprises: a housing; a... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c

20100291979 - Hinge unit and portable terminal using the same: A portable terminal comprises: a base; first and second bodies each connected to the base so as to perform a sliding motion; and an interworking module configured to connect the first and second bodies to each other, for sliding the second body in an opposite direction to a sliding direction... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

  
11/11/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100285732 - Seamless handover of radio broadcasts: The invention provides a method for broadcasting via radio transmission, comprising the steps broadcasting data on a first radio frequency, transmitting an indication of a second frequency via said broadcast on said first frequency, establishing a synchronous second broadcast of said data on said second frequency, and discontinuing transmission of... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100285735 - Delay control to improve frequency domain channel estimation in an echo cancellation repeater: A wireless repeater has a receiving antenna for receiving an input signal and a transmitting antenna for transmitting an amplified signal where the input signal is a sum of a remote signal and a feedback signal. The repeater includes an echo canceller receiving the input signal and generating an echo... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285734 - Dual-stage echo cancellation in a wireless repeater using an inserted pilot: In one embodiment, a method for providing echo cancellation in a wireless repeater includes: adding the pilot signal to a transmit signal; receiving a receive signal being the sum of a remote signal, a feedback pilot signal and a feedback transmit signal; cancelling the feedback transmit signal from the receive... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285736 - Feedback delay control in an echo cancellation repeater: A wireless repeater includes an echo canceller to cancel an estimated feedback amount from an input signal and a delay to delay the input signal. The delay may be selected to decorrelate a remote signal from a signal to be transmitted by the repeater.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285737 - Gain control optimizing sinr and data rate for wireless repeater: A method for controlling gain in a wireless repeater implementing echo cancellation determines a signal-to-interference-noise-ratio (SINR) of the input and output signals of the repeater and adjusts the gain of the repeater to optimize an achievable data rate and a coverage area of the repeater. The repeater gain may be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285733 - Wideband echo cancellation in a repeater: A wireless repeater having a receiving antenna for receiving an input signal and a transmitting antenna for transmitting an amplified signal includes first and second front-end circuits and a repeater baseband block coupled between the first and second front-end circuits. The repeater baseband block includes a channel estimation block, an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285741 - Gain adjustment stepping control in a wireless repeater: A method for controlling gain in a wireless repeater includes providing one or more gain control metrics where the gain control metrics is indicative of a loop gain of the repeater; measuring the one or more gain control metrics; and adjusting a variable gain of the repeater using a gain... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285742 - Gain control metric pruning in a wireless repeater: A method for controlling gain in a wireless repeater includes computing a gain control metric indicative of a loop gain of the repeater and detecting changes in a signal power of a gain control input signal where the gain control input signal is taken from any point in the feedback... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285739 - Multi-metric gain control for wireless repeater: A method for controlling gain in a wireless repeater includes using two or more gain control metrics indicative of stability of the repeater, at least two of the gain control metrics having different integration lengths, where the integration length is the sum of the coherent integration time and the non... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285738 - Signal blanking for improved frequency domain channel estimation: A wireless repeater includes a channel estimation block to estimate a feedback channel between the antennas of the repeater using frequency domain channel estimation. The repeater includes a pilot signal blanking circuit to blank out a selected number of samples of the pilot signal to improve the accuracy of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285740 - Stability indicator for a wireless repeater: A method for monitoring feedback loop stability in a wireless repeater includes measuring a gain control metric in the feedback loop of the repeater periodically for a given time period where the gain control metric is indicative of a loop gain of the feedback loop of the repeater; and monitoring... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285743 - Method, system, relay station and base station for transmitting data mobile communication: A mobile communication data transmission method for a cell having one base station and more than one relay station involves switching the relay stations between at least two operating modes of signaling transmission under the control of the base station. A system transmits mobile communication data in a cell having... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100285744 - Gain control metric computation in a wireless repeater: A method for computing a gain control metric used in controlling gain in a wireless repeater operates to store correlation and normalization values associated with the gain control metric for the previous N samples in registers. For each new sample of the gain control input signal, the correlation and normalization... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285747 - Hybrid transmitter for non-contact energy and data transmission: A system is provided for non-contacting energy and data transmission from a first vehicle part to a second vehicle part. In this arrangement apart from a first inductive part in a hybrid transmitter for transmission of first data and energy an additional, second, data channel is installed in the first... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.

20100285745 - Method and system for chip to chip communication utilizing selectable directional antennas: A wireless device comprising a plurality of chips may be operable to wirelessly communicate information between a plurality of chips via selectable directional antennas. Each of the chips may comprise one or more transmitters and receivers, and one or more integrated directional antennas communicatively coupled to the transmitters and/or receivers.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100285746 - Near field coupling devices and associated systems and methods: A near-field coupling device that may facilitate communications with a transponder is provided. The near-field coupling device may include a ground plane, a dielectric substrate, one or more conductive strips and a terminating load. The conductive strips together with the ground planes form coupling elements. The near-field coupling device further... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100285748 - Rfid interface and applications thereof: A radio frequency identification (RFID) interface includes first coil, a plurality of coils, and a control module. The first coil is associated with an RFID tag and the plurality of coils is associated with an RFID reader. Each of the plurality of coils has a different orientation with respect to... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100285749 - Hiding a device: The object of the invention is a method where a first communications device (10) and a second communications device (20), previously unknown to each other, communicate with each other wirelessly using short-range RF technology, said second communications device being at a certain moment of time in a first mode where... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100285750 - Wireless audio stereo and intercom system: This invention extends standard Bluetooth wireless audio features and capabilities to provide full wireless stereo headset capabilities, and maintain backward compatibility with standard Bluetooth devices. This invention is a full duplex, high fidelity, low latency, two-way digital wireless audio headset with microphone intercom communication system that deploys custom programmed Bluetooth... Agent: Chris Simonelic

20100285751 - Wireless network connection system and method using injection locked oscillators: A wireless network connection system remotely connects to a network without the use of crystal reference oscillators. This provides communication at long range using a low transmit Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP). Operation is obtained through a combination of injection locking the system clock to the fundamental frequency of a... Agent: Bae Systems

20100285752 - Beamforming methods and systems employing measured power at a receiver to perform channel estimation: Beamforming methods and systems are described in which differential channel estimation can be computed based on measured power at receiver. Simultaneous activation of antennas in separate pairs can be used to determine relative phases of antennas with respect to a reference antenna based on the power measurements. In turn, the... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

20100285753 - Systems and methods for simulating a multipath radio frequency environment: Embodiments include systems and methods for simulating a multipath environment for testing a device. In one embodiment, a plurality of antennas are placed around a device under test in an anechoic chamber. Each of a plurality of the antennas is connected to a path of a variable path simulator capable... Agent: Patrick Stellitano

20100285754 - Radio equipment, and method and program of determining signal transmission speed: It is possible to determine a signal transmission speed in a signal transmission system operated by radio equipment upon receiving transmission of a base band signal from a radio equipment control (REC) and operates on the signal. The radio equipment that operates by receiving transmission of a base band signal... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100285755 - Sequence number establishing method, wireless communication terminal apparatus and wireless communication base station apparatus: A wireless communication terminal apparatus wherein the occurrences of inter-sequence interferences between cells can be reduced. In this apparatus, a sequence number deciding part (105) has a table in which the sequence numbers of a plurality of Zadoff-Chu sequences having different sequence lengths are associated with the sequence group numbers... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100285756 - Method for controlling communication, communication system, and communication apparatus: A first communication device determines whether a remaining amount of a buffer that stores therein information included in reception data is equal to or less than a predetermined amount, and inserts, upon being determined that the remaining amount of the buffer is equal to or less than the predetermined amount,... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100285757 - Method and system for a configurable tuned mos capacitor: Methods and systems for a configurable tuned MOS capacitor are disclosed and may include filtering undesired signals in a chip utilizing one or more configurable MOS capacitors comprising one or more MOS transistors. The source and drain terminals of the MOS transistors may be coupled together. The filtering frequencies may... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100285758 - Integrated orthomode transducer: A method and system for an integrated transceiver is presented. The integrated transceiver includes a transceiver housing, where a waveguide is formed inside the transceiver housing using a housing base and a sub-floor component. Neither the housing base nor the sub-floor component alone is configured to operate as a waveguide.... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.l.p (usm/viasat)

20100285759 - Mobile device having at least two antennas and operation control method thereof: A mobile device having at least two antennas can circumvent transmission problems caused by a user's grasp of the device. A sensor unit is disposed at a specific location of a device body and creates a sensor signal by detecting the contact or proximity of a particular object such a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100285760 - Reducing power consumption on multi-transmitter devices: In an example embodiment, there is disclosed an apparatus comprising a first transmitter, a second transmitter, and logic coupled to the first transmitter and the second transmitter. The logic is operable to limit a time period the second transmitter is able to transmit while the first transmitter is transmitting.... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20100285761 - Filtering communications channels within telecommunications satellites: A variable bandwidth filter for use in filtering signal channels in a telecommunication satellite between uplink and downlink beams, and having a reduced amount of phase noise, includes a first mixer for translating the frequency of an input signal by a first predetermined frequency value, a first filter for defining... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100285762 - Method of transmitting reference signal in multiple antenna system: A method of transmitting an uplink reference signal in a multiple antenna system is provided. A user equipment transmits a first sounding reference signal for uplink channel measurement on a first antenna by using at least one power amplifier among a plurality of power amplifiers, and transmits a second sounding... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100285763 - Communicating radio presets between a portable media player and an accessory: Radio station presets lists can be communicated between a portable media device and an accessory. A radio station presets list can include a listing of radio stations associated with a particular location. The portable media device can determine a current location, select a presets list for the current location (or... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100285764 - Frequency modulation receiver and receiving method thereof: A frequency modulation receiver is provided. The frequency modulation receiver includes an automatic frequency controller and a signal detector. The automatic frequency controller receives a demodulated frequency modulation signal demodulated from a radio frequency signal and outputs a control voltage to control an oscillation frequency of a local oscillator. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100285765 - Signal analysis for an improved detection of noise from an adjacent channel: A radio receiver may determine whether a received frequency modulated radio signal includes interference from an adjacent channel. The receiver may compare a frequency deviation above the center frequency of the received signal to a frequency deviation below the center frequency of the received signal. The receiver determines that the... Agent: Harman - Brinks Hofer Chicago Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100285766 - Reception device, radio communication terminal, radio base station, and reception method: A reception device 10 includes a channel estimator 130 configured to calculate channel estimation information for each of first to fourth known signals, the channel estimation information indicating estimation of a characteristic of a channel of the radio signal and an SNR estimator 150 configured to interpolate channel estimation information... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100285767 - Power consumption management based on receiver parameter and method for use therewith: An integrated circuit (IC) includes an RF receiver having an AGC module that generates an automatic gain control (AGC) signal based on a strength of a received signal, and a low noise amplifier that amplifies the received signal based on the AGC signal. A processing module generates a power mode... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100285768 - Receiving apparatus: A receiving apparatus comprising: a frequency-fluctuation-detection unit to detect a frequency difference between a received and desired signals; a first-undesired-level-detection unit to output as a first-undesired level an amplitude-level-difference between the signals having passed through first-and-second-band-pass filters in the received signals; one or a plurality of second-undesired-level-detection units to output... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100285769 - Radio device having dynamic intermediate frequency scaling: Methods and apparatuses are provided for dynamic frequency scaling of an intermediate frequency (IF) signal within a radio device.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285770 - Wireless communication system: A wireless communication system includes: a filter; and a semiconductor chip including a signal processing integrated circuit having an amplifier, wherein a main surface of the semiconductor chip is provided with a plurality of electrode terminals along an edge portion thereof; wherein the amplifier has a transistor including a control... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100285771 - System containing location-based personal emergency response device: A safety system comprising a plurality of wearable transceiver devices for operation in independent use with a plurality of a landline-based phone and a cell phone to establish contact between a user of a wearable transceiver device and a central monitoring station. The wearable transceiver devices sense a crash or... Agent: Richard L Huff

20100285772 - Method and system for determining road traffic jams based on information derived from a plmn: A method of estimating traffic jams on a roads network includes receiving information from at least one cellular PLMN covering a geographic region wherein at least one road of the roads network to be monitored is located. The information includes data related to call traffic handled by the cellular PLMN... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100285773 - Telephone apparatus having calling card support function and in-vehicle handsfree apparatus: A telephone apparatus is disclosed. The telephone apparatus acquires card information on multiple calling cards from a communication terminal and stores the acquired card information. The telephone apparatus performs, via the communication terminal, telephone communication with a communication counterpart by using a first one of the calling cards stored in... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100285775 - Method and a system for rapid awareness, recognition, and response to digital messages: Apparatus for constructing a digital telephone message including a message defining unit, configured for allowing a sender to define a message for sending to a recipient, and a response defining unit, configured for allowing the sender to predefine a recipient response, and to include the predefined recipient response in the... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100285774 - Method and apparatus for using pseudonyms: An approach is provided for using pseudonyms to protect privacy and anonymity of communication messages. A pseudonym is extracted from a received message for comparison against a precomputed set of pseudonyms associated respectively with a plurality of communities of wireless nodes. The pseudonyms are valid only for a particular time... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100285776 - Method and system for peer-to-peer enforcement: The present invention concerns a method and a system for establishing a dynamic peer-to-peer communications channel between a first terminal and a second terminal. A first terminal and a second terminal are connectable over secured communications channels to a secured network. The first terminal sends a connection request for establishing... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100285777 - Method, apparatus and system for enabling communications between users: A user status notification system is provided which comprises: a first communication device that comprises a status reporting means operative to forward current status of the first user towards a status provisioning apparatus; a second communication device operative to forward a request to receive status information associated with the first... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20100285778 - Method, circuit, system and application for providing messaging services: Disclosed is a method, circuit, system and application for providing messaging services. The method, circuit, system and application may provide for download, synchronization, voicemail-message to text-message translation, direct access and handling of selected voicemail messages through a user's user interface and other functionalities relating to voicemails, voicemail messages and/or voicemail/voicemail-messages... Agent: Professional Patent Solutions

20100285779 - Communication system and method for dispatch service: A communication system and method for dispatch service is suitable for RF communication system of a group, wherein the mobile device receives dispatch services of paging message on the first channel, then executes quick reply function via 2-Way Radio or GSM network, so as to transmit text or voice message... Agent: Egbert Law Offices

20100285780 - Call time monitoring and warning generation: A system and method for call time warning generation that includes a telephony device that includes a processor and a memory. During initiation of a call from the device to a destination party, the device determines if a current time is within a do-not-call time and provides a warning if... Agent: Moore And Van Allen PLLC For Semc

20100285781 - Deploying learning management systems to mobile communications devices: Tools and techniques for deploying learning management systems to mobile communications devices are provided. These tools receive requests from client devices operating within a learning management system, with the request relating to executing commands within the learning management system. The tools execute the commands in response to the requests, and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100285782 - Method and device to inform of database update on a terminal system of an end-user: The invention relates to a method and a device to inform of database update on a terminal system of an end-user. This method for informing services available in a mobile system of a database update, relies on a software module signaling database update to the plurality of services following an... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100285784 - Method for transmitting a haptic function in a mobile communication system: Disclosed is a method and system for transmitting a haptic function within a communication system. The method includes: inserting, by a first mobile terminal, haptic information corresponding to a selected vibration into a call setup request message and transmitting the call setup request message to a network server when a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100285783 - Method of communicating information for subscribers of prepaid services: A method enabling a mobile communication terminal (1) belonging to an operator's network to access a service such as push mail, which method comprises a step of creating a request from the mobile communication terminal (1) intended for a payment server (2), a step of identifying that terminal (1) and... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group, LLC

20100285788 - Method and system for optimizing the configuration of a wireless mobile communications network: A method of upgrading a wireless mobile communications network deployed in the field, including capturing network events from the wireless mobile communications network; obtaining network simulation data from an automated network simulation planning tool; combining the captured network events and the network simulation data to derive diagnostic indicators adapted to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100285785 - Method and user interface apparatus for managing functions of wireless communication components: A method and a user interface apparatus for managing functions of wireless communication components are provided. The present method displays a plurality of status bars respectively representing the wireless communication components on a screen of a communication device and arranges the status bars to form a management interface, wherein each... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100285786 - Mobile terminal and program: The environment around mobile phone handset 10 is judged according to the number of other mobile phone handsets present near mobile phone handset 10 and the registration status of the nearby telephones. Then, the display sequence of function names on a function selection screen is changed according to the environment.... Agent: Michaud-kinney Group LLP

20100285787 - Telephone directory data memory device having near field communication function and method for managing telephone directory data: A telephone directory data memory device includes: a communication line connecting element for coupling with a cell phone having a telephone directory data; a memory for storing the telephone directory data; a controller for controlling a memory status of the telephone directory data in the memory; and a telephone number... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100285792 - Coordinated multi-point transmission in a cellular network: Coordinated multi-point (CoMP) transmissions in a cellular network is performed using multi-broadcast single frequency network (MBSFN) subframes. During CoMP transmission, demodulation reference signals (DRS) are placed in the one portion the MDSFN subframe, while cell-specific reference signals (CRS) are placed in a separate portion of the MDSFN subframe. Therefore, no... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100285789 - Method and apparatus for controlling carriers used at an access terminal: Carriers used at an access terminal may be selectively controlled by dynamically determining whether one or more carriers from which the access terminal receives data should be shut off based on one or more real-time conditions at the access terminal. Processing capabilities and memory usage at the access terminal are... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285794 - Method for transmitting signals from a plurality of base stations to a mobile station: A method of transmitting signals from a plurality of first stations to the same second station, said method comprising the steps of transmitting first signals comprising a first communication and first associated information from one of said plurality of first stations to said second station; transmitting second signals comprising said... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100285790 - Method of discovering overlapping cells: A method of discovering overlapping cells in a telecommunications network comprising a plurality of base stations, wherein steps carried out by an individual base station comprise determining sets of terminals in ranges of its associated cells and sending a message with information about said sets of terminals to other base... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100285791 - Mobile communication terminal, communication station, communication network, and communication method: A mobile communication terminal adapted to be communicatively coupled to a communication station of a communication network, the mobile communication terminal including a station communication unit adapted for exchanging communication messages with the communication station, and a communication message generation unit adapted for generating a Common Control Channel information message... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100285793 - Wireless communication systems with femto nodes: Systems and methods for storing information in a user zone list are described herein. According to the systems and methods herein, the user zone list includes multiple user zone files and the user zone files include information regarding a communication interface type.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285795 - Methods and devices for reducing interference in an uplink: There is provided a method of operating a communication system, the communication system comprising at least a macrocell base station and a femtocell base station that is within the coverage area of the macrocell base station, the method comprising providing an indication of the noise rise or interference at the... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100285796 - Broadcast information transmission method, radio base station and mobile station: A radio base station (eNB) transmits a change notification to the plurality of mobile stations (UE), when repeatedly transmitting the plurality of segments, and when having changed a content of the broadcast information formed of the plurality of segments, size of each of the plurality of segments or subframes in... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100285797 - Interworking function for communication networks: Systems and methods for providing voice communications and data communications are provided, including: receiving an attach message from a mobile node indicating the mobile node can fallback from a first radio access technology to a second radio access technology and including location information identifying a location of the mobile node,... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York

20100285798 - Mail operation apparatus with short range wireless communications function: Immediately after making connection of a Bluetooth communications link with a cellular phone, an in-vehicle handsfree apparatus makes connection of a handsfree phone call protocol while not making connection of a massage access profile. When a start trigger that an arrival of an electronic mail from a communications network then... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100285800 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing scalable number portability (np) home location register (hlr): The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing NP-HLR functionality. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a system for providing scalable NP-HLR. The system includes an NP front end node for receiving requests for routing information for ported-in and non-ported... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20100285799 - System and method for enhanced content access: A method and system for facilitating HLR access includes receiving a query request from a query entity, processing the query request to yield an SS7 request message, dispatching the SS7 request message to a HLR, receiving an SS7 response message from the HLR, constructing a query response, and returning the... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100285801 - Telecommunications network: A method is disclosed for registering a mobile terminal with a cellular telecommunications network, the network having a plurality of location areas and a plurality of extended areas of coverage, each extended area being represented by a list of a subset of cells on one or more the location areas,... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20100285804 - Apparatus, and associated method, for permitting communication system transition based upon signal threshold determination: A method and apparatus of optimizing transitioning between EVDO and CDMA 1X systems in a hybrid access terminal, the method having the steps of: preventing a reconnect data call from being sent from the hybrid access terminal. The preventing step including checking whether a transition between an EVDO and a... Agent: Docket Clerk Kelly-krause

20100285802 - Communications system: A mobile communications system is proposed in which mobile communications devices are arranged to carry out signal measurements on the signals received from neighbouring cells. The bandwidth over which these signal measurements are carried out is determined in dependence upon the bandwidths of the neighbouring cells and is signalled to... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100285805 - Multi-carrier communication device and multi-carrier communication method: There is provided a multi-carrier communication method capable of preventing lowering of a throughput of another mobile device accompanying allocation of a sub-carrier for a new mobile station device. This multi-carrier communication method can acquire reception quality information for one of the sub-carriers already allocated in an MS (150a) from... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100285803 - Offered bit rate at handover: The invention relates to a method in a second communication node within a communications network supporting a handover process of a first communication device from a first cell in the communications network to a second cell of the second communication node in the communications network. The second communication node determines... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100285807 - Handover mechanism for sensor networks: The present invention relates to methods and access devices for collecting data from a plurality of sensors (10) of a wireless sensor network, wherein a broadcast signal is transmitted by a master device (30) which currently collects the data, and wherein handover of data collection control from the current master... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100285806 - Mobile station and mobile communication method: A mobile station (UE) including: a measurement information storage unit (13) configured to store a measurement rule and a measurement object in association with each other; a measurement unit (14) configured to perform a measurement of a radio quality in an inter-frequency cell using a frequency defined by the measurement... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100285810 - Method for transmitting dedicated reference signal, and method for receiving dedicated reference signal: Provided are a method of transmitting a dedicated reference signal (DRS), a method of receiving a DRS, and a feedback method of a terminal. The method of transmitting a DRS includes determining a DRS transmitting resource for at least one terminal which is a target of transmission, and transmitting the... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100285809 - Methods and apparatus for resource management in a multi-carrier telecommunications system: The embodiments of the present invention relate to apparatuses and methods for resource management in a multi-carrier system wherein a plurality of component carriers (CCs) is defined per cell. According to a method in an apparatus corresponding to a radio base station, a message is assembled comprising information on the... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100285808 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication system: In a frame 1, a mobile station “MS” transmits a packet “MS(1)” via a channel “CH1” to a relay station “RS”, and the relay station “RS” transmits a packet “RS[MS(0)]” via a channel “CH2” to a base station. In this case, symbol “MS(1)” indicates a first packet of the mobile... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100285812 - Call admission priority control determination device and mobile wireless communication system: A call admission priority control determination device is intended for determining, when a terminal is present in a femtocell and the terminal is to be admitted for call connection, whether it is to be connected to the femtocell or to a macro-cell. The number of remaining connections and a remaining... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100285811 - Communication method and radio communication terminal: Even when being located at cell edge in a multiband mobile communication system, a radio communication terminal, is allowed to stably execute cell search so as to easily establish a connection with a radio base station. The radio communication terminal according to the present invention includes: a first determination unit... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100285815 - Locating method: The invention relates to a method for locating a first mobile terminal within a radio network. Said method comprises the following steps: a first locating process is carried out to determine an initial position of the first terminal; the first locating process is deactivated; a second locating process is carried... Agent: Beem Patent Law Firm

20100285816 - Method and system for performing position updates in a wireless communication system: The present invention provides a method and system for performing position area updates in a wireless communication system configured to broadcast a plurality of position area codes, each associated with one of a plurality of position areas. The method comprises moving the wireless terminal from a first position area to... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20100285813 - System and method for determining a reference location using cell table data mining: A system and method for providing assistance data to a wireless device. A location request may be received for the wireless device, the location request identifying location information for the wireless device. A reference location for the wireless device may then be determined as a function of a comparison of... Agent: Duane Morris LLP

20100285814 - Systems and methods for gathering information about discrete wireless terminals: The present invention is broadly directed to systems and methods for gathering information about wireless transceiver devices in a defined boundary region. To this end, the disclosure is more particularly directed to gathering movement information (e.g., via detection and location) about two-way end-user wireless terminals within three-dimensional boundaries of defined... Agent: Holland & Hart, LLP

20100285817 - Apparatus and methods for providing location-based services to a mobile computing device having a dual processor architecture: Various embodiments of systems and techniques for providing location-based services (LBS) to a mobile computing device having a dual processor architecture are described. In one or more embodiments, the mobile computing device may comprise or implement hardware and/or software configured to enable LBS and data communications sessions using a single... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100285818 - Location based service for directing ads to subscribers: In one embodiment, a method of providing a location based service (LBS), comprises: (i) receiving location information over a period of time by one or more software programs from a plurality of wireless devices belonging to a plurality of subscribers; (ii) processing the location information to detect that respective subscribers... Agent: C.s. Lee Crawford

20100285819 - Method and apparatus for providing service in a multi-ran communication system: To address the need for more resource efficient methods of providing service in multi-RAN communication systems (600), various embodiments are described for informing a cross-paging RAN that a targeted remote unit (601) is not accepting a service request, for informing a serving RAN that the targeted remote unit is accepting... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100285820 - Location based system to deliver targeted content messages to mobile devices: Disclosed is a system to implement a method to deliver a targeted content message to a mobile device base on the location of the mobile device. The system may identify a set of businesses within a coverage area of a femtocell base station to produce gathered information. The system may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285822 - Next generation of marketing and method: A method of marketing includes steps of providing a business with a mobile phone text messaging service, providing a medium for a customer to join that text messaging service, creating and maintaining a list of customers for the business and sending a communication to at least one of the customers.... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC

20100285821 - Wireless cellular systems and methods for prescription drug discounts and therapy delivery: A method of delivering a prescription drug discount via a cellular message on a cellular carrier network includes capturing a prescription token in a memory of a cellular device. The cellular device processes the prescription token to sending a message artifact as a cellular message, such as SMS message, over... Agent: H. Dale Langley, Jr. The Law Firm Of H. Dale Langley, Jr. PC

20100285825 - Communication: Various apparatuses, methods and computer programs are provided. A first apparatus includes: a controller configured to control transmitter circuitry to transmit, according to a first communication protocol, a first request to a second apparatus, the first request being for assisting a wireless communication link, according to a second communication protocol,... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100285823 - Control device for allocating resources to communication devices that use differing protocols and methods for use therewith: A control device includes at least one communication interface for communicating first control data with a first plurality of communication devices that utilize the millimeter wave frequency band in accordance with a first protocol and further for communicating second control data with a second plurality of communication devices that utilize... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100285824 - Multimode control device for allocating resources to communication devices that use differing protocols and methods for use therewith: A control device includes a first communication interface for communicating first control data with a first plurality of communication devices that utilize the millimeter wave frequency band in accordance with a first protocol, wherein the first communication interface utilizes the millimeter wave frequency band in accordance with the first protocol.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100285826 - Device for adapting modulation and coding schemes to be applied to data intended to be broadcast to radio communication terminals: A device is dedicated to adapting modulation and coding schemes to be applied to data intended to be broadcast by means of a dedicated carrier over a forward channel of a radio communication network to radio terminals (UE) connected to at least that radio communication network. This device (D) comprises... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20100285827 - Apparatus and method for providing cognitive radio access by communication mode guide data in mobile terminal supporting multi communication modes: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for supporting cognitive radio access by communication mode guide data in a mobile terminal supporting a multi communication mode. When the mobile terminal supporting the multi communication mode needs to change an available communication mode according to a movement situation, the mobile terminal can... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100285829 - Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system and method for preamble power control of the orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system: An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system and a method of controlling preamble power of the OFDM system are provided. The method includes detecting a present preamble power of a certain base station among a plurality of base stations and a preamble influence factor of the certain base station; detecting... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100285828 - Throttling transmit power in a wwan device based upon thermal input: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate throttling transmit power of a WWAN module based upon thermal input. For instance, the thermal input can be a detected temperature, a signal from a computing device associated with the WWAN module, a signal from an alternate technology module (e.g., WiFi module, WiMax... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285830 - Uplink power control for power limited terminals: Transmit power control methods and apparatus are disclosed. In several embodiments, a mobile terminal (200) is configured to effectively ignore ‘UP’ transmit power control commands in the event that the mobile terminal (200) is operating in a power-limited state. In an exemplary method for controlling transmit power at a mobile... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100285831 - Method of performing handover in multi carrier wireless access system: There is provided a method for handover of a terminal in a wireless access system using multi-carrier operation. The method comprises: receiving a handover command message from a serving base station; and performing network reentry to a target base station based on the handover command message, wherein the handover command... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100285832 - electronic apparatus and associated elements and methods: A user portable electronic apparatus (200) comprising circuitry for associating with a user portable element (100), the circuitry for associating providing a plurality of regions each allowing for association with the user portableelement (100), and wherein the apparatus (200) is arranged to be provided with data, associated with the element,... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100285834 - Remote activation capture: A method and system are provided for remotely collecting activation information for one or more components, modules, and/or elements of a wireless device. The wireless device may detect its activation with a service provider to be able to operate or communicate over a network. Once activated for service, the wireless... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100285833 - Rf front-end circuit: A RF front-end circuit connected to an antenna module includes a plurality of main transmission circuits, an assistant transmission circuit, a signal coupling circuit, and a switching module. Each of the main transmission circuits amplifies original signals as first amplified signals which include non-linear distortion. The assistant transmission circuit assists... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100285835 - Voice, data and rf integrated circuit with off-chip power amplifier and methods for use therewith: An RFIC includes an RF transmitter, that generates an RF signal to a power amplifier module that operates a selected one of a plurality of power amplifiers, based one or more control signals. A processing module generates the control signals based on a selected one of a plurality of modes,... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100285836 - Radio communication device: Provided is a radio communication device which can prevent degradation of an antenna by controlling the VSWR and the current phase of antennas arranged adjacent to one another. In this device, an antenna (201) has a predetermined resonance frequency. A breaking circuit (203) is connected to the antenna (201) in... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100285837 - Apparatus, methods and computer readable storage mediums: An apparatus including: a processor configured to control a flash unit in an exposure time period of an image sensor array, to provide a first non-zero light intensity in a first portion of the exposure time period and to provide a second non-zero light intensity, different to the first light... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100285838 - Portable electronic apparatus capable of simulating as a wireless communication product and method thereof: A portable electronic apparatus consists of a wireless module, a micro-processing unit, a determining circuit, and a control circuit. The wireless module provides a wireless communication function, and a first controller of the micro-processing unit provides a data access function. When a designated device is coupled to the portable electronic... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100285839 - Accessory apparatus of mobile terminal for receiving and reproducing dmb data and method thereof: Provided are a method and an accessory apparatus for receiving and reproducing DMB data. The DMB accessory apparatus receives DMB data, converts data formats of the received DMB data into multimedia data formats which can be reproduced by a typical mobile terminal, and transmits the DMB data converted into the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100285842 - Apparatus and method for power saving using predictive polling in a portable terminal: An apparatus and method for power saving using predictive polling in a portable terminal are provided. A method for predictive polling for a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card in a portable terminal includes determining whether a network state of a portable terminal is changed, when the network state is changed,... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100285841 - Method for reducing power consumption for detachable card and mobile communication terminal thereof: Disclosed are a method for reducing power consumption of a card for a mobile communication terminal and a mobile communication terminal thereof, in which power consumption of a battery is reduced by differently supplying voltage to first and second cards according to an operation or non-operation state of the first... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100285840 - Mobile terminal device: In a mobile terminal device that executes a function setting by using a memory card, when insertion/removal of the same memory card are repeated, an original function setting can be restored automatically to omit a resetting and also the user's operational burden can be lessened. The volume number is read... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100285844 - Cellular phone and display orientation control program of cellular phone: A cellular phone includes: a user interface for accepting an input; a communication interface for making a call via a radio communication with a base station; a display unit for displaying figures and characters; a first display controller for setting a display orientation of the display unit in one of... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100285845 - Mobile communication terminal: In order to facilitate an operation for talking, a mobile communication terminal includes first and second LCDs which display images, the first LCD being changed in state between an open state where a display surface of the second LCD is exposed and a closed state where the display surface of... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100285843 - Prohibiting mobile forwarding: An incoming message and an indication of a sender-specified destination for the incoming message are received. In addition, a determination is made as to whether a mobile telephone number is known by the sender to be associated with the sender-specified destination. If a mobile telephone number is known by the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100285846 - Wireless communication device including a universal keypad: The present invention provides a multifunctional input device. The input device includes a functional mode which defines the mode of operation of the input device. Each functional mode includes one or more domain levels with each domain level containing one or more domain-level values. Each domain level-value within each functional... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100285847 - Cell phone mount: A means of creation of joy and enjoyment plus self identification during the process of charging a cell phone.... Agent: Sarah Greer

20100285849 - Method and apparatus for staged approach transient rf detection and sensor power saving: A method includes receiving a first signal from an antenna of a device and at least one internal device signal in a low-energy consumption path, detecting a peak in at least one of the first signal and the at least one internal device signal, and activating a higher energy consumption... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100285848 - Mobile phone power-saving by usage learning: A method for controlling the operation of a mobile phone backlight. The method may include receiving an incoming call. The method may also include receiving a selection from a user in response to receiving the incoming call. The method may include storing information relating to the selection received from the... Agent: Weiss & Arons, LLP

20100285850 - Gasket for a mobile device having a touch sensitive display: A mobile device is disclosed that includes a housing, a touch sensitive display subassembly, and a gasket. The touch sensitive display subassembly is received in the housing and is movable relative to the housing. The touch sensitive display subassembly includes a lens overlaying a display. The gasket is attached to... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./q&b Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100285851 - Mobile wireless device: Disclosed is a mobile wireless device, which has an antenna structure for feeding a hinge core with an electric power and which can be adapted to wireless communications of low-frequency bands without enlarging a casing itself. In this wireless device, an upper casing (101) equipped with a first circuit substrate... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100285853 - Mobile terminal apparatus: A mobile terminal apparatus includes a first housing provided with a display, a second housing provided with a keyboard, and a slide holding mechanism including a rail unit provided in the first housing and including rail parts extending in a sliding direction, arm members, rotation-slide connection members which include rotation... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100285852 - Slideable hinge mobile communications device: A mobile device, such as a mobile phone, includes an upper housing, a lower housing and a slideable hinge that slideably connects the upper housing with the lower housing. The slideable hinge is configured to allow the upper housing to slide along a straight line with the lower housing and... Agent: Moore And Van Allen PLLC For Semc

  
11/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100279598 - Filtering circuit with jammer generator: A filtering circuit with a jammer generator cancels a jammer in wireless signals with little degradation of the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). The filtering circuit may include a jammer generator which acquires information of period and phase of a sinusoidal jammer signal in a composite input sinusoidal signal, which includes the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100279599 - Downstream adaptive modulation in broadband communications system: A downstream adaptive modulation system and method. The downstream adaptive modulation system comprises a wireless access termination system and one or more wireless modems. The wireless access termination system includes a plurality of queues and a parser. The parser parses data traffic onto the plurality of queues. Each queue is... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20100279601 - Identification of relay base stations in wireless networks: It is provided a solution for assigning to a relay node of a wireless telecommunication system an identifier from which a corresponding identifier of a central node associated with the relay node is derivable according to a determined rule. Accordingly, the identifiers of central nodes and their relay nodes are... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100279602 - Node and a method for use in a wireless communications system: The invention relates to a relay or repeater node (21) for use in a wireless communications system said node comprising a receive antenna (23) for receiving a signal through a wireless connection, an amplifier (30) for amplifying the signal and a transmit antenna (27) for forwarding the amplified signal, said... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100279600 - Relay network and entity for continuous transmission based on superposition coding: Disclosed is a method of using relay that may continuously transmit data without time division based on superposition coding in a communication system. When transmission of a relay-supported user signal via a base station-relay link is performed, the method of using relay based on the superposition coding reuses a resource... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100279603 - Radio communication apparatus and relay transmission method: A relay transmission method for communication between a base station and a mobile station via a relay station while producing a diversity effect even if the relay station detects an error in the relay signal. A decoding section (104) of the relay station used in this method performs error-correction decoding... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100279604 - Intersatellite links: A first satellite and a second satellite are deployed in a cluster in closely related orbits around the Earth. The second satellite has at least one light emitting diode (LED) configured to transmit optical signals to the first satellite to enable an intersatellite link (ISL) between the first and second... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100279605 - Method and device for data and/or energy transmission: A device and a method for data and/or energy transmission from a stationary part to a pane-shaped part which is movable relative to the stationary part, particularly a window pane of a motor vehicle, and/or vice versa. Data and/or energy is transmitted between an electrical unit in or on the... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100279607 - Wireless communication device and radiation directivity estimating method: A wireless communication device includes a circuit board to include an antenna element, an estimating unit to estimate a current distribution in at least a partial area on the circuit board, which is induced by power feeding to the antenna element, and a specifying unit to specify a radiation pattern... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100279606 - Wireless power and wireless communication for electronic devices: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless electronic devices. A method may comprise receiving a wireless signal with an antenna and identifying one of a wireless charging module and a near-field communication module to which the received signal is associated. The method may further comprise conveying the received signal to the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279608 - Bluetooth device: A Bluetooth device is adapted to be carried on a human body, and includes: a Bluetooth module wirelessly receiving an external audio signal; a loudspeaker module for reproducing the audio signal received by the Bluetooth module; a sensing unit including a sensing circuit for sensing a conductive unit so as... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100279612 - Method of pairing a portable device with a communications module of a vehicular, hands-free telephone system: A method of pairing Bluetooth™ enabled devices including a portable phone with a Bluetooth™ communications module of a vehicular, hands-free telephone system includes using vocal communications to prompt an operator of the phone to enter a given PIN number into the phone. The presence of any Bluetooth™ enabled devices within... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C. / Lear Corporation

20100279609 - System and method for communicating over an 802.15.4 network: A method of reducing data transfer while increasing image information over an 802.15.4 network includes obtaining an image with a sensor, modulating a representation of the image using a first 802.15.4 modem, sending the representation of the image to a coordinator, demodulating the representation of the image using a second... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100279610 - System for receiving and transmitting encrypted data: The invention regards a system where only one first device has a radio frequency identification tag that is recognized by payment software and vice versa. Hence, it is preventing that the payment software is utilized as a clone in other first devices. The first device can be a cellular phone... Agent: Manelii Denison & Selter PLLC

20100279611 - Wireless communication terminal and terminal recognizing method: Wireless communication terminals whereby it is possible for users who are acquainted with one another to recognize that the users are approaching one another without revealing private information to a third party. Each of the wireless communication terminals comprises a local-terminal identifying information storing part (202) that stores local-terminal identifying... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100279613 - Method for establishing a bluetooth connection: A method for establishing a Bluetooth (BT) connection between a first electronic device and a second electronic device include acquiring an address of a first BT device of the first electronic device, and writing the address into a RFID tag of the stylus through a connection between the first electronic... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100279614 - Modulation mode switching type communication device and modulation mode switching method: To adaptively switch a modulation mode according to an operation form of quality-priority and capacity-priority in a multi-value applicable radio device having an active/standby configuration. The comparison unit 28a compares a reception monitoring signal c1 of an active transmission line with a lower-limit threshold LS and an upper-limit threshold HS,... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100279616 - Self-optimizing wireless network base station: A wireless base station apparatus is provided that is configured to automatically optimize the radiation pattern it uses when installed for operation in a wireless network in order to serve wireless client devices within a coverage area. The wireless base station is configured to determine its geographical location and to... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100279615 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless communication method and program: A wireless communication apparatus is provided that performs wireless communication using a specified wireless channel and forms part of an ad hoc wireless network. The device includes a recording portion that records country ID information and recording-time information in to a storage medium, where the recording-time information indicates the time... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100279618 - Approach for selecting communications channels in communication systems to avoid interference: An approach for selecting communications channels to be used by a communication system includes evaluating for the presence of one or more signals both a particular communications channel currently being used by the communication system and one or more other communications channels. For the particular communications channel currently being used... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100279619 - Inter-cell interference relief method: In a method of mitigating inter-cell interference, terminals are grouped into groups. A base station transmits data to a first terminal belonging to a first group among the groups, without cooperation with a neighboring base station. The base station transmits data to a second terminal belonging to a second group... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100279617 - Methods and apparatus for reducing receive band noise in communications transceivers: A transceiver adapted to reduce receive band noise includes a transmitter, a receiver, a duplexer coupled between the transmitter and receiver, and a baseband circuit configured in a feed-forward path between a baseband section of the transmitter and a baseband section of the receiver. The baseband circuit is configured to... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20100279621 - Method for multi-antenna uplink transmission: A method (300) and apparatus (106) for transmitting information based on a relationship between a first channel and a second channel is disclosed. The method can include taking (302) a first channel measurement corresponding to a first antenna of a wireless terminal and taking (304) a second channel measurement corresponding... Agent: Prass LLP

20100279622 - System and method for real-time performance and load statistics of a communications system: A system and method for producing real-time results of performance data for wireless communications servers are disclosed. A plurality of bins, each bin corresponding to a range, are maintained. When a measurable event is detected, the event is placed into the corresponding bin. When a performance metric is desired, it... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279623 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus 100 according to the present invention is provided with reception channel coefficient calculation units 120-1 to 120-n for calculating reception channel coefficients of respective antennas, transmission channel coefficient calculation units 130-1 to 130-n for calculating transmission channel coefficients of respective antennas by extrapolation based on variations... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100279624 - Detecting interference in a wireless communication system: w

20100279620 - System, method and mobile device for displaying wireless mode indicators: Embodiments relate to a mobile device comprising: a processor; a display responsive to the processor; a plurality of wireless communication subsystems responsive to the processor; and a memory. The memory is accessible to the processor and stores program code executable by the processor for executing a user interface application. The... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP S.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100279625 - Method fof transmitting control information in wireless communication system: A method of transmitting data in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment receives an antenna group selection indicator indicating an antenna group comprising two or more activated transmit antennas among a plurality of transmit antennas, selects a transmit antenna to be activated according to the antenna group... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100279626 - System for limiting mobile device functionality in designated environments: Apparatuses, systems and methods for limiting mobile device functionality in defined environments. One system includes a detection arrangement for detecting illicit mobile device RF transmissions and/or an operating state in relation to a defined environment, and a disabling arrangement for at least partially disabling the functionality of the mobile device... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100279627 - System for limiting mobile device functionality in designated environments: Apparatuses, systems and methods for limiting mobile device functionality in defined environments. One system includes a detection arrangement for detecting illicit mobile device RF transmissions and/or an operating state in relation to a defined environment, and a disabling arrangement for at least partially disabling the functionality of the mobile device... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100279628 - Control channel provisioning and signaling: There is provided a communication device and a base unit, and methods thereof, for determining control information. The communication device receives a control channel message associated with the communication device in a control region on a first carrier from a base unit. The communication device also determines a set of... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100279629 - Smartphone for interactive radio: A mobile device (31) capable of processing radio broadcast signals (36) is described. Broadcast radio signals (36) are received by said mobile device (31) and converted to desired digital audio content format (52) and then combined with output of software applications (54) running at said mobile device (31) to create... Agent: Sudharshan Srinivasan

20100279630 - Radio frequency power monitor: An exemplary apparatus for monitoring power of RF energy includes a transmit/receive switch configured to switch an antenna between a transmitter state and a receiver state. The switch includes a diode. The exemplary apparatus can include an output device configured to monitor voltage across the diode of the switch to... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100279631 - Bidirectional frequency converter and radio equipment using same: When a power supply switch is turned on and an RF signal and an LO signal are input to a bipolar transistor, a mixed signal of both signals is output as an IF signal. When the power supply switch is turned off, the bipolar transistor operates as two diodes connected... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100279632 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus comprising a communication module that serves as Data Circuit-terminating Equipment used in a radio packet communication network; an auxiliary circuit board on which said communication module is mounted; a main circuit board on which a communication controller is mounted; and a signal line for connecting said main... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100279633 - Method and system for measuring and optimizing integrated antenna performance: A method and system for wireless communication is provided and may include transmitting FM radio signals utilizing antenna configurations in a wireless device including a frequency modulation (FM) radio transmitter, an FM radio receiver, and one or more other receivers. The transmitter may be calibrated based on a signal received... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100279634 - method of transmitting data block information in a cellular radio system: A method in a transmitter for transmitting a transport format indication from a transmitter to a receiver (505) where each value of the transport format indication identifies at least two transport block sizes. Hereby a more flexible use of different transport block sizes is enabled.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100279635 - Pll calibration: A method for applying a modulation signal to a phase locked loop comprises filtering the modulation signal to provide a low frequency component and a high frequency for application to respectively the feedback and feedforward paths of a phase locked loop. The high frequency component is scaled by a gain... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100279636 - Frequency- and phase-modulation telecontrol receiver for geostationary satellite: The subject of the present invention is a frequency and phase modulation remote control receiver for a geostationary satellite which is lighter and less expensive than the customary receivers, while not degrading the passband of the telecommunication equipment for its payload, and it is characterized in that it comprises a... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100279637 - Apparatus and method for using motion sensor data to select full band scans: An apparatus and method for determining whether to perform a full band scan by using motion sensor data comprising determining if a user equipment has been stationary since the full band scan was last performed; determining if the user equipment has skipped full band scans more times than a skipped... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279638 - Adaptive idle mode measurement methods and apparatus: Methods and apparatus in a receiver for selecting among methods of estimating a received power of at least one signal based on whether inter-frequency or inter-radio-access-technology received power measurements are needed. A method includes using a first method of measuring the received power based on the pattern to generate a... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100279639 - Low power rf control system: A low power rf control system includes a controller that operates at a low clock speed when an associated rf receiver is deenergized and a high clock speed when the controller energizes the receiver. The receiver can be on for a short period, off for a short period when no... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100279640 - Configuring radios: In one aspect, a method includes using a processor to receive a request to configure a first radio having a first type. Using the processor includes using the processor to obtain a first configuration type used to configure the first radio and to configure a first radio using the first... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP

20100279641 - Receiver for wireless communication system: One exemplary receiver for a wireless communication system includes a plurality of signal processing components arranged to generate a receiver output according to a radio frequency (RF) signal. The signal processing components include amplifiers having a class-AB biased amplifier included therein. The signal processing components are disposed in a chip,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100279642 - Diversity receiver and diversity reception method: A diversity receiver, which reduces power consumption while performing diversity reception properly, includes: a plurality of branches corresponding to a plurality of antennas, each configured to perform reception processing for a signal received by the corresponding antenna; a weighting coefficient generator configured to generate a weighting coefficient for each of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100279643 - Communication device, communication system, control method, and control program: d

20100279644 - Mems based multiband receiver architecture: A receiving apparatus is provided. The receiving apparatus comprises a chip carrier including at least one stack of layers, wherein at least one layer in the stack supports radio frequency transmission lines, tunable bandpass filters, wherein each bandpass filter is integrated within an associated radio frequency transmission line, and at... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100279645 - Receiver to match delay for single ended and differential signals: In one embodiment, a receiver circuit is provide that may receive either a differential input or a single-ended input corresponding to an interface. The receiver circuit may include at least two current sources to control a gain of an amplification stage in the receiver. If the receiver circuit is receiving... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100279646 - Method for transmitting urgent alert messages to sets of mobile terminals located in cells of a radio communication network, and related radio network controller: The invention concerns a radio network controller (BSCI), for a radio access communication network, comprising processing means (MT), upon receiving from an alarm centre (CA) a message of a first SMS-CB type associated with a selected class of alarm of a selected level, containing an alarm text message addressed to... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20100279647 - Methods and systems for relaying out of range emergency information: Disclosed herein are techniques for transmitting a report message with collaborated information related to the occurrence of an emergency event. A plurality of devices, such as mobile communications devices, that are out of range of a communications network can communicate via direct communication, such as device-to-device communication, to corroborate characteristics... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100279648 - Systems, apparatus and methods for facilitating emergency call service in wireless communication systems: Systems and methods for facilitating emergency call service are provided. The method can include modifying a configuration parameter of a user equipment (UE), wherein the configuration parameter is related to at least one of: network selection, cell selection or reselection or service selection within a wireless communication system, and wherein... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279649 - Personal security and law enforcement evidence documenting and criminal apprehension coordinated improved system: This Invention contains a System of Components for Improvement in Citizens, Law Enforcement Personnel Protection, and Property, Security and Overall Crime Reduction through Criminal Apprehension Success Rates. A Remote Sheriff Controlled Video Remote Controlled Law Enforcement Response and Video Evidence Documenting Improvements including Deputy Audio/Video Camera Forehead Mounted and Selective... Agent: Michael R. Thomas Inventing Consulant

20100279650 - Dissemination of billing information in a distributed messaging environment: A messaging system for a wireless network may be constructed using a gateway architecture in which a number of messaging servers are connected to external networks through the gateway. In one implementation, a method implemented in the system may include receiving a message that is communicated as part of a... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100279651 - Prepaid charging in communication network: A method and apparatus for charging against prepaid credit in a communication network. When a first terminal requests establishment of a call to a second terminal, the network ascertains whether prepaid credit is involved. If so, accounting sessions are established between an accounting server and any accounting servers that will... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100279654 - Apparatus and method of handling simultaneous universal terrestrial radio access network radio resource control procedures which change the security configuration in a universal mobile telecommunications system user equipment: The details of an apparatus and method of handling simultaneous universal terrestrial radio access network radio resource control procedures which change the security configuration in a universal mobile telecommunications system user equipment are disclosed herein. According to one aspect of the present application, there is provided a user equipment apparatus... Agent: Docket Clerk Kelly-krause

20100279653 - Multi-tier and secure service wireless communications networks: The present invention pertains to improved communication quality and security of transmission in cellular communication networks. A customer has the option to pay different fees for different tiers of service relating to voice quality, bandwidth access, and different tiers of service relating to communications security. Higher tiers may guarantee a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100279652 - Remotely locating and commanding a mobile device: Methods, systems, and apparatus are presented for processing a remote command message. In one aspect, a method includes accessing a subscribed topic hosted on a notification service, the subscribed topic corresponding to a mobile device, retrieving a remote command message included in the subscribed topic that identifies a command to... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100279655 - Method of remote managing on-card generation of keys on sim cards: Method of remote managing on-card generation of keys on SIM cards from a central OTA system, which OTA system has information about the identity of the SIM card, a first key KO stored on the SIM card, which first key is not readable from the SIM card, and a key... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100279657 - Mobile terminal: In order to facilitate an operation of locking or unlocking a touch panel, a mobile terminal includes a first housing, a second housing connected to the first housing in a slidable manner, a touch panel provided on the first housing, a style detecting portion (S01, S08, S09) for detecting one... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100279656 - Systems and methods for correlating multiple location sources: A system and method for correlating multiple location sources of mobile users. The method includes accepting a first location of a user from a first system, accepting a second location of the user from a second system and processing the first and second location so as to detect a violation... Agent: Lawrence A. Aaronson, P.C. Lawrence A. Aaronson

20100279658 - Extending instant audibles while in a voice call: For use in a wireless communication network, a method for communicating audible messages is provided. The method includes establishing a call. The method also includes determining if the mobile device is configured for playing a plurality of pre-recorded audible messages during the call. The method further includes displaying a plurality... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100279659 - Web-enabled electronic video mail system for use with mobile phones and other handheld electronic devices: A web-enabled electronic video mail system for use with mobile phones and other handheld electronic devices, wherein video messages will be compressed and stored on a video mail website/server and can be accessed by selected mobile devices instantaneously, wherein MPEG-4 or H.264 formats are the preferred file transfer formats thus... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100279662 - Method and device for handling missed calls in a mobile communications environment: A mobile terminal comprises a registering functionality which is adapted to register terminal-based information about one or more missed call events which are not accepted by a user. Network-based information about one or more missed call events or voice messages registered by a PLMN to which the mobile terminal is... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100279661 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device for receiving an incoming call from an external network, includes an incoming call indication unit configured to indicate the incoming call, an illuminance measurement unit configured to measure illuminance of a peripherally of the portable electronic device, an acceleration detection unit configured to detect an acceleration... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100279660 - System and method for visual voicemail: To enhance user interaction with voicemail messages and information that may be displayed for the voicemail messages, the present disclosure describes an improved approach to delivering voicemail messages to an electronic device, such as a mobile telephone. In one embodiment, the voicemail message is packaged into a multimedia message that... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100279663 - Direct voicemailing: Various exemplary user interfaces, methods, and computer program products describe directly sending a voicemail message to a voicemail box of a receiving telecommunications device without first initiating a synchronous voice communication to the receiving telecommunications device. A sending telecommunications device can record the voicemail message for sending the voicemail message... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100279665 - Exclusive delivery of content within geographic areas: Application developers can request to have their applications registered for use with a content delivery platform. The operator of the content delivery platform establishes perimeters defining geographic areas, and maintains records reserving particular areas for delivery of content associated with particular sponsors. Registered applications running on mobile devices can request... Agent: Edward J. Marshall, Attorney At Law

20100279667 - Keyword-based services for mobile device messages: A software and/or hardware facility that identifies keywords in a message received by a mobile device and provides advertising and contextual services to the mobile device based on a keyword selection by a user. The facility analyzes a received message to identify keywords in the message. The keywords are identified... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100279668 - Method, system and terminal for acquiring electronic service guide information of mobile phone tv: The present invention provides a method for acquiring electronic service guide (ESG) information of a mobile phone TV, including: after encapsulating the ESG information into a multimedia message, the network side sends the multimedia message to a mobile phone TV terminal. The present invention also provides a system for acquiring... Agent: Intellectual Property Group Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

20100279666 - Providing context information during voice communications between mobile devices, such as providing visual media: A system and method for providing context information along with a voice call is disclosed. In some examples, a calling device receives context information from a user and transmits the context information when establishing a voice call with the user. The context information may include various types of media, such... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100279664 - Self-monitored home security system using mobile communications: A system and method for providing home security services may include receiving, at a local alarm controller, a cordless sensor signal indicative of an alarm sensor being triggered. The cordless sensor signal may be communicated over one of multiple cordless telephone channels. In response to receiving the sensor signal, a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100279669 - Method for performing interactive services on a mobile device, such as time or location initiated interactive services: A system for performing interactive services at a mobile device is disclosed. In some cases, the system receives an indication of an event, and provides interactive services to a user of the mobile device based on the event. In some cases, an indication of an event in invokes a script-based... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100279670 - Transferring sessions in a communications network: Systems and methods for transferring a session or components of a session in a communication network are provided. The components of the session include media flows and control over the media flows. The user can initiate a transfer of a existing session with a mobile device such as user equipment... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York

20100279671 - Communication apparatus and communication method: There are provided a communication apparatus and a communication method that enable notification of caller information in an oversea call. A portable phone 100 that is an example communication apparatus has an operation section 16 for accepting an operation input; a storage section 13 for storing information showing a location... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100279672 - Apparatus and method for flexible switching between device-to-device communication mode and cellular communication mode: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is disclosed that comprises receiving a control command to switch from a first communication mode to a second communication mode from a coupled controller; reconfiguring a plurality of protocol entities including at least a first protocol buffer and... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100279674 - Method and system to subscribe, configure and move mobile telephone software service conveniently: A method, which is convenient to subscribe, configure and move mobile telephone software service, focuses on user. It regards all kinds of mobile telephone service software as the carrier of the service. A user's mobile telephone stores user description information and service description information related of the mobile telephone in... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100279676 - Paging in a cellular communication system: A cellular communication system comprises a user equipment (101) which is arranged to transmit control channel messages to a network (103) of the communication system. When a message is transmitted, the user equipment (101) enters an active monitoring mode for a time interval after which it returns to the power-down... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100279673 - Remotely locating and commanding a mobile device: Methods and systems are presented for remotely commanding a mobile device. In one aspect, a method includes receiving input identifying a mobile device, presenting to a user one or more remote commands corresponding to the mobile device, receiving user input selecting a remote command from the one or more presented... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100279675 - Remotely locating and commanding a mobile device: Methods, systems, and apparatus are presented for processing a remote lock command message. In one aspect, a method includes receiving, by a mobile device, a remote lock command message comprising a lock command and specifying a passcode to be set by the mobile device, locking the mobile device in response... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100279678 - Distribution method, operation method and system of application system in mobile communication network: A distribution method and an operation method and system of application system in mobile communication network are disclosed. The methods are adapted to mobile information field, which include: a mobile communication terminal establishes connection with an application system distribution platform through a mobile communication network; the mobile communication terminal uses... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100279677 - Identifying radio access technology characteristics to mobile stations system and method: A method for granting a mobile station permission to attempt to identify a cell of a first radio access technology (RAT) while being served by a cell of a second RAT. The mobile station receives a list of neighbour cells of the second RAT. The list contains at least one... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown

20100279679 - Methods and apparatus for handling measurement reports: A network comprising a component configured to update an active set (AS) of cells based on a collective consideration of a plurality of cell measurement reports received during radio reconfiguration. Also included is a user equipment (UE), comprising a component configured such that the UE combines a plurality of cell... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown

20100279681 - Method and apparatus for providing multiservice testing: An approach is provided for a multiservice tester. A connection over an access link providing a customer premise with connectivity to a plurality of telecommunication services provided over a data network is established at a test device. Testing the plurality of telecommunication services is initiated by either physically connecting to... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100279680 - Spectrum sharing using cognitive radios: Base stations and mobile devices have limited radio frequency spectrum through which they may communicate. Moreover, this spectrum is usually owned by a party having proprietary control. In order to allow for spectrum sharing, cognitive base stations (CBS) may be configured to select a radio frequency channel owned by another... Agent: Jensen & Puntigam, P.s.

20100279682 - Method for handling inter-radio access technology measurement requests in a mobile telecommunications device: Apparatus and a method are described for handling inter-radio access technology measurement reports in a radio telecommunications device, the device being operable with a first cellular radio access technology (e.g. UTRAN, E-UTRAN), GERAN and Generic Access Network, the radio telecommunications device being capable of adopting a cellular preferred mode. The... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20100279684 - Communication devices and methods for providing services to communication devices in a communication system including a private cell: A method in a communication device (220) for discovering a private cell (222) accessible to the communication device (220) for communication in a communication system (200) comprises receiving (400) at the communication device (220) cell discovery information. The cell discovery information is based on subscription information of the communication device... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100279683 - Wireless communication between a base station and a mobile device: System and method for wirelessly communicating between a base station and a mobile device. The base station wirelessly sends a first one or more overhead messages to the mobile device. The first one or more overhead messages may include at least one parameter. The mobile device may wirelessly receive the... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.

20100279687 - Access mode-based access control: Access control for an access point (e.g., a cell of the access point) may be based on an access mode associated with the access point. For example, depending on the access mode, access control may involve performing a membership check for the access point. Such a membership check may be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279686 - Proximity based access control: A method for reducing interference to wireless communication devices is disclosed. A proximity of a wireless communication device to a base station is determined. The proximity of the wireless communication device is compared with a proximity threshold and based on the comparison, access to a femtocell may be granted to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279685 - Wireless terminal management apparatus, wireless terminal management method, wireless terminal management program, and recording medium: A wireless terminal management apparatus includes a communication unit performing short-distance wireless communication with wireless terminals; a registering unit that registers information indicating a wireless terminal connectable to the communication unit; a determining unit that determines whether the number of registrations of information indicating a wireless terminal registered in the... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100279689 - Idle handoff to hybrid femto cell based on system selection database: Devices and methods are provided for facilitating handing over to a hybrid femto access point that implements multiple radio access technologies (RATs), including a first RAT and a second RAT. In one embodiment, the method involves detecting a pilot from the hybrid femto access point, wherein the pilot is associated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279688 - Mobile telecommunication selecting method: The invention relates to a method to select a telecommunication network with a mobile equipment (10,20) comprising a mobile communication device (10) and a personal token (20), the method operating an algorithm (25) which selects at least one network to be operated by the mobile equipment among a plurality of... Agent: The Jansson Firm

20100279690 - System and method for managing forbidden network lists on a wireless user equipment (ue) device: A method for managing forbidden network lists on a wireless user equipment (UE) device provides a first database structure containing a list of forbidden networks identified by corresponding network identifiers having a geographic region identifier and at least one of an access network identifier, a core network identifier, and a... Agent: The Danamraj Law Group, PC/rim Attn: Reba Pieczynski

20100279694 - Display panel structure, electronic device using the same, and mobile information equipment: A display panel includes a display element having, on a front face of the display element, a screen, and a metal holding member for holding the display element together on a back face of the display element. A holding member is provided with a plurality of catch portions that extend... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100279691 - Indicating radio access technology information to mobile stations system and method: An access node. The access node includes a component configured to communicate with a mobile station operating on one of a first radio access technology (RAT) and a second RAT. The component is configured to communicate a permission to the mobile station to attempt to identify a cell of the... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown

20100279693 - Methods and apparatus to process signal strengths of not allowed cells during cell reselection: Methods and apparatus to process signal strengths of not allowed cells during cell reselection are disclosed. An example cell reselection method disclosed herein comprises obtaining cell information indicating whether signal strength of a first neighbor cell not allowed for cell reselection is to be considered during cell reselection, and reselecting... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20100279692 - Mobile communication method and exchange: A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes the steps of: transmitting, from a NAS function to an S1-AP function, a NAS-PDU; transmitting, from the S1-AP function to the NAS function, a retransmission request for the NAS-PDU, when receiving a notification, which indicates completion of a handover of... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100279695 - Fast radio link recovery after handover failure: A radio connection is supported between the mobile station and a source base station associated with a source cell. The mobile station transmits information to the source base station over a shared uplink data communications channel used by multiple mobiles. A handover message is received from the source base station... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100279696 - Method and a device for enabling a mobile terminal to be detected by at least one base station: A method and associated device for enabling a mobile terminal to be detected by at least one base station of a wireless cellular telecommunication network. The method obtains information representative of the location of the mobile terminal, and transfers a predetermined signal if the location of the mobile terminal is... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100279697 - Determination of a network parameter: A method of determining a network parameter in a telecommunication system is disclosed. The system has a coverage area including at least two sub-areas, and also includes a User Equipment (UE) being in idle mode and being registered in at least two of these sub-areas. According to the present disclosure,... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100279698 - method of operating a dual sim wireless communications device: A wireless telecommunications device is configured so that it is capable of handling multiple instantiations of GSM control channels and thereby capable of holding multiple SIMs, can register each SIM with the network consecutively, and maintain idle network connections for each SIM using separate control channels. This allows calls and... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia) Attn: Patent Docket Clerk

20100279699 - Method and device for controlling channel state information transferred by a first telecommunication device to a second telecommunication device: The present invention concerns a method for controlling channel state information transferred by a first telecommunication device to a second telecommunication device, the first telecommunication device determining information representative of the quality of the signals transferred between the first and second telecommunication devices. The method comprises the steps executed by... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100279700 - Resource allocation and power control method: A method for controlling transmission power in a mobile communication system is provided. According to the method, a serving base station arranges a plurality of terminals in ascending order according to Carrier-to-Interference-and-Noise-Ratios (CINRs) based on the CINR measured by the plurality of terminals, classifies the plurality of terminals in one... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100279702 - Dynamic reconfiguration of user equipment based on cqi: The present invention relates to a method and a UE having a receiver with at least two receiver branches, capable of measuring or estimating a first channel quality of at least one down link channel. The UE comprises means for determining whether a first condition is fulfilled where said first... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100279701 - Integrated power control and link adaptation: A method and apparatus in a base station for jointly controlling sub-channel transmission power and assigned codec modes for a first and second mobile station utilizing Voice services over Adaptive Multi-user channel on One Slot (VAMOS). The base station receives signal quality information reports from the mobile stations every 480... Agent: Ericsson Inc.

20100279703 - Radio communication system, communication control method, radio station, and recording medium: There is provided a preferable communication quality between a wireless station (for example, a micro base station) located within a macro cell and a mobile station communicating with the wireless station, without depending on a location of the wireless station within the macro cell while suppressing the interference that the... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100279704 - Method for controlling access to a mobile communications network: A method for redirecting communication requests made by user equipment (6,8) to an access point (2) in a cellular communication system is disclosed. The access point (2) has a shorter communication range than a macrocell in the system. The method comprises the steps of; sending a communication request from user... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100279706 - Method and apparatus for reducing transmission of location information: Provided is a method and apparatus for reducing transmission of location information when tracking the geographic location of one or more mobile devices. A mobile device generates location information using GPS technology and provides the location information to a communication device on an ongoing basis. In a first embodiment, if... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (rim)

20100279705 - Methods and systems for deriving seed position of a subscriber station in support of unassisted gps-type position determination in a wireless communication system: In a method and system for deriving a seed position of a subscriber station in a wireless communications system in supporting unassisted GPS-type position determination is provided, the subscriber station receives overhead messages from the wireless communications system, and derives the seed position from the parameter values. The subscriber station... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279708 - Predicting presence of a mobile user equipment: A method, system, user equipment and computer program for predicting presence of a mobile user equipment, that includes: determining a set of time-distributed locations of a number of mutually associated mobile user equipments; calculating an aggregated location as a function of a location distribution of the set of locations; for... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20100279707 - Time of arrival (toa) estimation for positioning in a wireless communication network: Techniques for determining time of arrivals (TOAs) of signals in a wireless communication network are described. Each cell may transmit (i) synchronization signals on a set of contiguous subcarriers in the center portion of the system bandwidth and (ii) reference signals on different sets of non-contiguous subcarriers distributed across the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279709 - Ultimode support in wireless communications: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate multimode communication in wireless networks. Receiving and/or transmitting components can comprise a plurality of receive paths over which antennas can forward concurrently received signals to facilitate simultaneous or shared receiving of signals related to disparate communication technologies. The receive paths can be implemented... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279710 - Method and apparatus for location notification using location context information: Provided is a method and apparatus for location notification using location context information. In accordance with an embodiment of the disclosure, a mobile device automatically generates location context information that indicates a point of interest in a vicinity of the mobile device. For example, if the user of the mobile... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20100279711 - System for providing location-based services in a wireless network, such as locating sets of desired locations: A system and associated method receives a command from a user's mobile device to locate points of interest near the mobile device's location. The points of interest are associated with different, user-identified, point of interest categories. Based at least in part on the mobile device's location, the system substantially simultaneously... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100279712 - Systems and methods for location tracking notification: Systems and methods for location tracking notification are provided. Location sharing involves a mobile device sending location information to another device. This can allow another device to track the geographic location of the mobile device. Even though permissions can restrict access of the location information to only authorised users, the... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20100279713 - Method and apparatus for location sharing as a function of time and location: Provided is a method and apparatus for location sharing as a function of time and location. Privacy can be a concern when providing location information. Existing rules for location sharing are typically limited to either allowing or not allowing a user to obtain location information. In accordance with an embodiment... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20100279715 - Apparatus, method and computer program product providing idle mode discontinuous reception: A network sends an indication of discontinuous reception period (ldle_Mode_DRX_Period) and an indication of number of paging groups (Paging_Group_Count). Paging occasions for a user equipment are determined by a predetermined formula. One exemplary formula is SFN mod IDLE_Mode_DRX_Period=(IDLE_Mode_DRX_Period div Paging_Group_Count)*(ID) mod (Paging_Group_Count); where SFN is system frame number and ID... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100279714 - Methods and systems for cdma evdo paging interval alignment with an overlaid wimax network: Certain embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for communicating, by a multi-mode mobile station (MS), with first and second networks via first and second radio access technologies (RATs). The method generally includes determining a first set of one or more paging parameters in an effort to establish a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279719 - Filtering of electronic information to be transferred to a terminal: The object of the invention is a system, a device, a terminal and a method for filtering electronic information to be transferred to the terminal through a telecommunication connection. The invention comprises attaching a specific filtering parameter (30-32) by the device transferring the electronic information to the electronic information for... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20100279720 - Integrated instant messaging and web browsing client and related methods: An integrated web browser, instant messaging system is presented. The system operates on mobile devices and other types of embedded devices. The system is an integrated instant messaging and web browsing application controlled by an embedded application on a mobile device. Today most web browsers, instant messaging, and other programs... Agent: Wyatt, Gerber & O'rourke

20100279716 - Method and apparatus for the integration of sms message communications into call center operation: A method and apparatus for efficiently integrating SMS (short message service) messages into distributed agent call center operation. A call center application server receives an SMS message from an SMS client, then identifies the sender of the received SMS message, determining whether an SMS session associated with the sender is... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 3d-201e Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20100279723 - Method for transmitting short messages: A method for transmitting short messages (5) in a telecommunications network (10) is proposed, which enables especially simple, convenient downloading of data fields (15, 20, 25, 30) of the short message (5) from a network operator (70). A notice is sent to a subscriber (60) of the telecommunications network (10)... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100279721 - Methods for transmitting and receiving multimedia service data, base station and user equipment: Disclosed are methods for transmitting and receiving multimedia service data, base station and user equipment. The method for transmitting multimedia service data comprises steps of: receiving transmission order information representing the order in which a plurality of multimedia services is to be transmitted; generating schedule information including the beginning indices... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent

20100279717 - Short user messages in system control signaling: Short user messages can be conveyed in system management signaling for a data or telephony network. In one example, a first control message is sent from a first radio to a second radio, the control message including a data field, the data field containing a short message directed from a... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100279722 - System for switching over a voice call: A system and method for switching a voice call from an Instant Messaging (IM) based voice network to a cellular voice network. A telephone adapted to switch a voice call from an Instant Messaging (IM) based voice network to a cellular voice network.... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP

20100279718 - Telemedicine care: The present invention relates to a system, device and a method for communicating medical information using a mobile telephone with a digital camera. A technical solution for safe, secure, convenient and rapid diagnostic service in Tele-Medicine has been developed. The invention uses digital images as a medium for diagnostics in... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100279724 - Mitigating interference in a communication network: Aspects relate to mitigating interference in a communication network that does not employ a centralized scheduler. A transmission sent on a subset of resources is evaluated to determine a number of communication pairs that have selected that subset of resources on which to transmit. If there are a large number... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279725 - Radio apparatus, radio communication system, and method for detecting radio wave: Provided is a radio communication system including a plurality of cognitive radio apparatuses each including at least: a transmission/reception element; and a detection element for detecting a radio wave transmitted from a radio apparatus of another radio communication system, in which the radio communication system further includes a control section... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100279726 - Method for initiating a communication while participating in another communication: Within a two way radio frequency communication system, a repeater transmits an identity of a rest channel when transmitting during an active communication call on a channel other than the rest channel. A subscriber unit communicating within the active communication, receives the identity of the rest channel, leaves the active... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20100279727 - Method and apparatus for identifying transmitters in a wireless communication system using power predictions: Identification of transmitters for signals received by a terminal To determine the transmitter of a given received signal, a list of candidate transmitters that may have transmitted that signal is determined A coverage zone to use for the received signal is also determined This coverage zone is the area where... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100279728 - Terminal provided with a poc client module: A communication system suitable for supporting services based on PoC, includes a PoC server, a first terminal provided with a first PoC client module and a second terminal provided with a second PoC client module. The first PoC client module includes a generic user interface application suitable for generating a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100279729 - Zero-forcing linear beamforming for coordinated cellular networks with distributed antennas: In a distributed antenna system that includes a plurality of transmitters and a controller, a method, performed by the controller, may be characterized by performing dirty-paper coding on downlink transmissions to users based on an order of the users, calculating beamforming vectors to provide that each of the downlink transmissions... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100279730 - Filter system for use in co-site and control method thereof: A co-site including at least two antenna/base transceiver station pairs operating on different frequency bands has a filter system that includes a first filter including a low band control port, a high band control port, a low band diversity port, and a high band diversity port and a second filter... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100279733 - Networking application: A networking system for a mobile communication device. The system comprises a connection module for establishing a connection with a remote device using any of a plurality of communication protocols and a protocol selector for selecting a communication protocol from the plurality of communications protocols for use in attempting establishment... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100279732 - Squaring loss inhibition for low signal levels in positioning systems: Embodiments related to acquisition, detection, and processing of a high-frequency signal in a global positioning system are described and depicted.... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20100279731 - Techniques for communications among access and core networks: Techniques for attaching a user device to a core network are disclosed. For example, a user device may send a request message to a wireless access network that requests attachment to a core network. In return, the user device receives a response message from the wireless access network that indicates... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100279734 - Multiprotocol antenna for wireless systems: There is an antenna, three feed ports, two switches, and two impedances. In an embodiment, the first and second feed ports interface respective FM transmitter and FM receiver, and the third feed port interfaces Bluetooth, WLAN and/or GPS radios. The two switches are disposed along the antenna. A first throw... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100279735 - Printing content on a mobile device: A method of printing content is disclosed. The method starts by a server receiving a request for content. The server renders the content into a pre-rendered format before transferring the content in the pre-rendered format to a mobile telecommunications device. The content is then printed on a print medium in... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100279736 - System and method for extending a mobile device to control, connect and communicate with equipment, networks and systems: The functionality of a mobile device is extended to connect to and communicate with a piece of equipment, data storage peripherals and secure networks. Specifically, a mobile device is extended in capability and functionality through the integration with a portable mobile device extender to facilitate seamless connection and communication with... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100279737 - Mobile phone device with several sim cards: There is provided a mobile telephony device, comprising a mobile station that can be connected to a mobile telephony network by using a SIM card. A multiplexer can be connected to the mobile station, the multiplexer holding several SIM cards. An exemplary multiplexer may comprise a first switching component that... Agent: InternationalIPLaw Group

20100279739 - Device having 2d and 3d image display functions for mobile phone: A device having 2D and 3D image display functions for a mobile phone is provided. A plurality of image pickup elements, a 2D and 3D touch screen, and a 2D and 3D function key are installed on the mobile phone, so as to achieve the function of 3D image capture... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100279742 - Electronic device: Disclosed is an electronic device which is formed thin while maintaining good display by a liquid crystal display unit. Specifically disclosed is an electronic device wherein a main substrate (130) mounted with an electronic component is so arranged as to face a reflecting sheet (126) which is formed on the... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100279740 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a solar cell module and a selective transmitting member for selectively transmitting light, thereby supplying the light to the solar cell module selectively. Accordingly, since a light-transmitting display and a solar cell module are stacked on each... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100279741 - Mobile terminal and method of managing a schedule using the same: A mobile terminal and method of managing a schedule using the same are disclosed, by which applications can be processed by linking to a schedule. The present invention includes displaying target item information including the schedule by executing a prescribe application, receiving a user's control selection signal for the target... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100279738 - Mobile terminal capable of recognizing fingernail touch and method of controlling the operation thereof: A method of controlling a mobile terminal, and which includes displaying, on a touch screen display of the mobile terminal, an operation screen corresponding to a current operating mode executing on the mobile terminal; detecting, via a detecting device, a touch input on the touch screen display of the mobile... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100279743 - Assembly for a sound reproduction apparatus included with a communications apparatus and a method of using the assembly: There is provided an assembly for a sound reproduction apparatus included with a communications apparatus. The assembly includes a ear bud earphone that anchors to a ear of a user when the earphone is inserted into a ear canal of the ear of the user; a cable of the ear... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department

20100279745 - Mobile communication device and communication method: A mobile communication device includes a processor; a data acquisition device for acquiring data and providing it to the processor; a transceiver for transmitting at least some of the acquired data to an external device; and a low-power clock. The low-power clock counts down a random delay time period and... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP

20100279744 - Systems and methods for managing power consumption of a transceiver: Systems and methods for managing power consumption of a transceiver, e.g., Bluetooth, are provided. A representative transceiver includes an antenna that receives analog radio frequency (RF) signals, and a RF analog circuitry that receives and processes the analog RF signals from the antenna. An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) receives and converts... Agent: Sirf Technology, Inc., C/o Duane Morris LLP

20100279746 - Small form factor communication device: A small form factor communication device. The small form factor communication device incorporates a multi-purpose control allowing the functionality of the small form factor communication device to be accessed. The multi-purpose control provides feedback allowing the user to operate the small form factor communication device by touch.... Agent: Pitts And Brittian P C

20100279747 - Portable radio device: A foldable portable radio device adapted to a plurality of frequency bands has a good antenna performance in all the use frequency bands even in both open and folded states. In the foldable portable radio device, a control section (24) controls switching means (20) to connect a sub-matching circuit (19)... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100279749 - Portable wireless device and wireless communication method: A portable wireless device and a wireless communication method, which can transmit and receive wireless signal without affecting influence from metallic part that is included in an expandable mechanism, are provided. In the portable wireless device taking two statuses of an expanded status in which an upper housing 2 and... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100279750 - Slide device and slide assembly: A slide device with two housing parts that can be slid relatively to one another comprises a slide assembly. The slide assembly comprises a sheet or plate material slider and a sheet or plate material base. The slider has displaced portions and the base is provided with slots. The slider... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100279748 - Torsion spring: The invention is about a sliding mechanism for a portable electronic device. Among others, the sliding mechanism comprises a first part with a guiding groove where the first part is arranged along a longitudinal axis. The sliding mechanism also comprises a second part which is movable along the longitudinal axis... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100279751 - Method and apparatus for controlling radiation characteristics of transmitter of wireless device in correspondence with transmitter orientation: The invention provides an apparatus and a corresponding method for controlling radiation characteristics of a transmitter of a wireless device. The wireless device includes a transmitting portion that includes one or more antennas that are characterized by one or more radiation patterns. The wireless device further comprises a sensor system... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

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