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Telecommunications February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/12

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02/23/2012 > 101 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120045984 - Method of jamming: A jamming system includes at least three jamming units. Each jamming unit is separately positionable and pointable. Each jamming unit covers different frequency bands. A method of using the jamming system includes moving a first jamming unit relative to a second jamming unit, and yawing a first jamming unit relative... Agent:

20120045985 - Content reproducing method and apparatus: A content reproducing method and a content reproducing apparatus capable of continuously reproducing content by searching for an apparatus having optimal capabilities for reproducing the content, when a plurality of content reproducing apparatuses with similar functions are located within a short range of each other.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120045986 - Wireless communication system, relay station, receiver station, and wireless communication method: A relay station that includes a receiver that receives, from a transmitter station, a signal in which known data used for propagation path estimation is assigned to a first region determined by a combination of a frequency domain and a time domain and predetermined data is assigned to a second... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120045987 - Signal restoring apparatus and method thereof: Provided are a signal restoring apparatus that can restore a reception signal of a counterpart terminal and increase frequency band efficiency by estimating its own transmission signal from a reception signal transmitted from a counterpart terminal through a satellite communication device and removing the estimated transmission signal, and a method... Agent: Lig Nex1 Co., Ltd.

20120045988 - Dmm wireless adapter: The present invention is an adapter for providing wireless communication between a digital multimeter (DMM) and a computer. The adapter has a processor as well as a transmitter operable for transmitting signals to the (DMM) from the processor. The adapter also includes a receiver operable for receiving signals from the... Agent: Dearborn Group Technology

20120045989 - Device discovery in near-field communication: Example method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed to improve device discovery in near-field communication. Example embodiments of the invention include a wireless host device coupled to a near-field communication (NFC) controller via an NFC controller interface (NCI), the NFC controller capable of exchanging NFC radio frequency (RF)... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120045992 - Apparatus and method for sharing data in portable terminal: Provided is an apparatus and method for sharing data in a portable terminal. The apparatus includes a first Bluetooth module, a second Bluetooth module, and a sharing managing unit. The first Bluetooth module is configured to set a first communication area to which the portable terminal belongs, and the second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120045993 - Apparatus for discovering devices in a wireless network: A Bluetooth-enabled computing device includes a user interface for displaying a prompt to specify a descriptive identifier for a network device prior to performance of a Bluetooth Device Discovery Routine, the descriptive identifier being different from Bluetooth Device Discovery Routine Identifiers. A system memory has entries including descriptive identifiers, each... Agent:

20120045990 - Intelligent audio routing for incoming calls: A user's wireless communication device communicates cellular signals with a remote party over a wireless communications network and short-range wireless signals with a headset worn by the user. Upon receiving an incoming call, a controller in the user's device determines whether a microphone integrated with the user's device, or a... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120045991 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless communication method, x-ray sensor, and program storage medium: A wireless communication apparatus includes an X-ray sensor that transmits X-ray image data, a wireless access point that receives the X-ray image data from the X-ray sensor by wireless communication, and an entry apparatus that communicates with the X-ray sensor by short-range communication. A wireless setting apparatus sets wireless communication... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120045994 - Bluetooth communication method and system: A Bluetooth communication method and system for enabling one Bluetooth device to rapidly connect to another Bluetooth device using an audio signal, and also enabling them to transmit data to each other are provided. The system includes first and second Bluetooth devices. The first Bluetooth device transforms authentication information required... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120045996 - Communication system and method: A communication system including a first station having at least two first narrow beam antennas and a second station having at least two second narrow beam antennas. The first and second stations establish a first communication path for wireless communication via a pair of first and second narrow beam antennas.... Agent: Sony Deutschland Gmbh

20120045995 - Interference suppression wireless communication system and interference suppression wireless communication device: An interference suppression wireless communication device to be used in an interference suppression wireless communication system, includes: a variance acquirer configured to acquire a variance of channel estimation errors associated with a channel for a transmission signal of the interference suppression wireless communication device, a variance of channel estimation errors... Agent:

20120045997 - Radio frequency transceiver: A radio frequency transceiver includes a mixer circuit configured to convert an intermediate frequency signal into a radio frequency signal, a driver amplifier circuit configured to amplify the radio frequency signal from the mixer circuit, a temperature sensing circuit configured for sensing ambient temperature, and an attenuation circuit connected with... Agent: Microelectronics Technology Inc.

20120045998 - Testing system and measuring method thereof for measuring wireless network signal: A testing system and measuring method thereof for measuring wireless network signal are provided. The testing system comprises a control switch, a first base station emulator and a signal measurer. The first base station emulator and the signal measurer connect to the control switch respectively. A device under test (DUT)... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20120045999 - Adaptive array antenna device and antenna control method: An adaptive array antenna device (120) includes: a wireless transmission antenna unit (121) which wirelessly transmits content data to q partner device; a path information calculation unit (123) which calculates transmission path information for specifying radiation pattern with which the content data can be wirelessly transmitted to the partner device,... Agent:

20120046001 - Antenna equipment: An antenna equipment includes an array antenna including a plurality of antenna elements configured to be grouped into at least one group according to each of N communication types, where N is an integer greater than or equal to 2, a selecting part selecting one of the N communication types,... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120046002 - Antennas for handheld electronic devices with conductive bezels: A handheld electronic device may be provided that contains wireless communications circuitry. The handheld electronic device may have a housing and a display. The display may be attached to the housing using a conductive bezel. The handheld electronic device may have one or more antennas for supporting wireless communications. A... Agent:

20120046000 - Arbitration between multiple wireless protocols in a wireless device: Arbitration between two wireless protocols in a wireless device. The wireless device may include first wireless protocol circuitry, configured to receive and process first signals according to a first wireless protocol and second wireless protocol circuitry, configured to receive and process second signals according to a second wireless protocol. The... Agent:

20120046003 - Multi-standard wireless terminals including smart antenna systems for multiple input multiple output communications: A wireless communication device includes a transceiver configured for communication using multiple radio access technologies. An antenna array is coupled to the transceiver, and includes a first antenna element and a second antenna element. A control circuit is operable to detect an available one of the radio access technologies based... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120046004 - High performance transmitter preamplification chain with calibration feedback: According to one embodiment, an improved preamplification chain for implementation in a transmitter comprises a frequency conversion stage for up-converting a baseband signal to a transmit signal, a variable gain control power amplifier driver for preamplifying the transmit signal, and a differential feedback calibration stage receiving first and second differential... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120046005 - System and method for duty cycle control of a crystal oscillator: In accordance with some embodiments of the present disclosure, an oscillator may include a crystal resonator and a squaring circuit coupled to the crystal resonator and configured to convert a sinusoidal signal produced by the crystal resonator to a square-wave signal, the squaring circuit comprising a bias circuit configured to... Agent:

20120046006 - Selecting and routing sub-signals from a common signal path: According to certain embodiments, a system comprises a main transmission line, one or more piezoelectric filters coupled to the main transmission line, and one or more sub-signal transmission lines coupled to the one or more piezoelectric filters. The main transmission line communicates a main signal from an antenna to a... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120046007 - Rotating harmonic rejection mixer: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a mixer circuit to receive and generate a mixed signal from a radio frequency (RF) signal and a master clock signal, a switch stage coupled to an output of the mixer circuit to rotatingly switch the mixed signal to multiple gain stages coupled... Agent:

20120046008 - Translational switching system and signal distribution system employing same: A frequency translation system includes first and second translational switches, and a signal bus coupled therebetween. The first translational switch includes one or more inputs configured to receive a respective one or more first input signals, a first plurality of outputs, and a second plurality of outputs. The second translational... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.

20120046009 - Personal emergency system for a mobile communication device: The occurrence of an accident is determined with the aid of a motion sensor disposed in an accessory (e.g. headset) of a mobile communication device. The accessory includes a body sensor to detect that the accessory is being worn, and a body movement sensor to detect body movements. An accident... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120046010 - Network-based system and method for global roaming: A system and method of mobile communication roaming where a subscriber's home network and a roaming network used by the subscriber do not have a roaming agreement. The roaming network sends a “Send Authentication/Parameters” request to the home network via an intelligent roaming system on or attached to the backbone.... Agent:

20120046011 - System and method for providing prepaid billing for instant messaging users: A system and method for providing prepaid billing for users of an instant messaging system. A method includes determining whether a prepaid account balance associated with an IM client request satisfies a pre-determined criteria, establishing a regular IM session if the prepaid account satisfies the criteria, and establishing a limited... Agent:

20120046015 - Battery pack authentication for a mobile communication device: Various embodiments are described herein for a mobile communication device that authenticates a smart battery prior to use. The mobile device includes a main processor and a device memory. The device memory stores first and second portions of security information used for authentication. The smart battery includes a battery processor... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120046014 - Method and apparatus for supporting location services via a generic location session: Techniques for supporting location services are disclosed. In an aspect, a generic location session between a terminal and a location server may be established for a particular duration or until the generic location session is terminated by a trigger condition. Parameters related to the generic location session may be exchanged... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120046013 - Method and system for multi-network telephone calling: Methods and systems are provided to connect telephone calls, such as international phone calls, using data and telephone networks of a mobile communication device such as a cellular phone. A routing engine determines from the available communications interfaces (e.g., a cellular voice interface, a cellular data interface, and non-cellular data... Agent:

20120046012 - Mobile device having increased security that is less obtrusive: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for a mobile device to provide increased security that is less obtrusive. A mobile device includes a display device, a user interface, and a processor. The processor may be configured to execute instructions to: implement a monitoring function to monitor the operation of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120046016 - Position and velocity-based mobile device management: A set of one or more positional control parameters includes at least one of a geographic limit, a velocity limit, and a direction of travel limit. A control list identifies at least one feature in a mobile device. The at least one feature may be associated with at least one... Agent:

20120046017 - System and method for prevention of indirect user tracking through aggregate profile data: Systems and methods are provided for preventing indirect user tracking in a mobile aggregate profiling system. In general, access to aggregate profile data for groups of users is controlled in a mobile aggregate profiling system based on rate of change values for one or more characteristics, such as population, of... Agent: Waldeck Technology, LLC

20120046018 - Entertainment venue search systems and methods: Systems and methods for identifying and/or searching for entertainment venues are provided. According to an illustrative embodiment, a method for identifying an entertainment venue includes receiving a location of a user, receiving a user-selected date and time, and receiving a user-selected set of entertainment venue attributes. The method also includes... Agent:

20120046021 - Dynamically configurable ip based wireless device and wireless networks: A wireless communication and control system including a wireless device. There is a central server for storing communication protocols and control protocols and communicating the communication protocols and selectively communicating the control protocols between the wireless device and the central server. A communication protocol configures the system for communication and... Agent: Ip Holdings, Inc.

20120046020 - System and method for deactivating mobile communication devices within a vehicle: A system and method of deactivating complete functionality of mobile communication devices while in a moving automobile. The system comprises a series of integrated chips that communicate vehicle status to a universal cell phone mount, which communicates to corresponding cell phones within the vehicle. While the vehicle is in a... Agent:

20120046019 - System, method and computer readable medium for restricting mobile device services: In a mobile communications network one or more altered service zones may be defined. When a location aware mobile device enters an altered service zone, an application executing in the mobile device can alter the services of the device that are available to users. In one example, text or other... Agent:

20120046023 - Location mechanism for mobile device: A location mechanism for a mobile device, in which an electronic communication including a code is received at the mobile device and the code is parsed from within the received electronic communication. The code parsed from within the electronic communication is used to determine whether to classify the received electronic... Agent: Elngot LLC

20120046022 - Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing device updates to a mobile device operating in a wireless telecommunications network: Systems, methods, and computer program products are for generating a file including a set of instructions for handling a device update for the mobile device and a uniform resource locator (URL) of a server configured to host the device update and handle the device update in accordance with the instructions... Agent:

20120046024 - Second party control over mobile device usage: A mechanism is provided whereby a parent, or other second party, can monitor and/or control a child's or other first party's wireless device usage. An interface can allow the parent to set rules for the child's usage, and can specify that the parent should receive messages when a call is... Agent: Cingular Wireless Ii, LLC

20120046026 - Controlling access point transmit power based on event-triggered access terminal messaging: Transmit power for an access point is controlled based on measurement reports received by the access point from one or more access terminals that are not currently being served by the access point. In some aspects, transmit power is controlled based on the number of received messages that correspond to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120046027 - Method for communication in a mobile network: The present invention relates to a method for communicating between a primary station and at least one secondary station, comprising configuring a secondary station being in a first state to search at least one of a plurality of search spaces having a first structure, said first structure consisting of at... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120046025 - Proximity agent based out of band communication for femtocell operation: Out of band (OOB) communication facilitates femtocell operation. One or more proximity agent provides out of band communication with nodes (e.g., mobile client devices) to provide assistance in or otherwise facilitate femtocell discovery, reselection, and/or interference mitigation. Out of band communication techniques provide for low power discovery, association, and communication... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120046028 - Apparatus and method for controlling inter-cell interference between femtocells and macrocells: An apparatus and method for controlling inter-cell interference comprising detecting and measuring uplink interference; and reporting the level of the uplink interference to an inter cell interference coordination (ICIC) server using a backhaul link. In one example, it may include receiving a measured uplink interference level through a first backhaul... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120046030 - Method and node for reduced transmission activity pattern configuration: The present invention relates to a method in a network node of a wireless communication system, for configuring a pattern for a reduced transmission activity. The pattern may e.g. be a positioning reference signal muting pattern used for improving PRS reception quality of a UE. The method comprises obtaining (610)... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120046029 - Method for performing configurable actions based upon mobile device detection: A method for performing configurable actions based upon the detection of one or more mobile devices includes receiving from a detection point an identifier for each of one or more mobile devices detected within a detection perimeter associated with the detection point. The identifiers are then filtered to determine a... Agent:

20120046031 - Call-handling for an off-premises, telecommunications terminal with an installed subscriber identity module: Apparatus and method are disclosed that enable an organization's enterprise-wide network to accommodate roaming wireless terminals that are affiliated with the local enterprise networks within the enterprise-wide network. An embodiment of a system is capable of handling a wireless terminal, such as a cellular telephone, that is able to use... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20120046032 - Arrangement and method for identifying pucch format 3 resources: The disclosure relates to a user equipment for a wireless communications system, and to a related method for identifying a resource to use for a transmission of control information on a physical uplink control channel, PUCCH, format 3. The method comprises receiving (610) a resource index from a serving radio... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120046033 - Cooperative communication method in cellular wireless communication system and terminal for performing the method: Provided is a coordinated communication method in which a plurality of cells cooperate to perform multi-antenna transmission and reception in a cellular wireless communication system. A terminal wirelessly transmits channel state information (CSI) feedback to a serving cell and at least one coordinating cell. The serving cell and the coordinating... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120046034 - Core network selection in a shared radio access network: The subject innovation relates to a method and system for selecting a core network to serve a mobile communication device. An exemplary method comprises receiving in the mobile communication device a first identifier from a shared radio access network being connected to multiple core networks. The exemplary method also comprises... Agent: Vodafone Holding Gmbh

20120046035 - Method and device for radio cell change due to energy saving in a mobile communication network: There is provided a method for a mobile communication device registering in second radio cell of a mobile communication network based on a deactivation of a first radio cell in which the mobile communication device was located. An exemplary method comprises determining a random time interval by the mobile communication... Agent: Vodafone Holding Gmbh

20120046036 - Primary connection strategy for vehicle originated cellular communication to a call center: A system and method for making vehicle originated calls to a telematics service provider or other call center. The method includes identifying a call type associated with a desired wireless communication of speech or data to the call center, and then carrying out one of a number of different call... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120046037 - System and method for providing voice service in a multimedia mobile network: User Equipment (UE) receiving non-voice packet switched services in an Evolved Universal Mobile Telecommunications System Terrestial Radio Access Network (eUTRAN) cell undergoes handover to a circuit switched GSM/Edge Radio Access Network (GERAN)/UTRAN cell in response to a voice service page. An eNodeB of the active eUTRAN cell uses a measurement... Agent:

20120046038 - Interference management for distributed antenna systems: A central base station for interference management in a distributed antenna system comprises a processor; a memory; and a frequency partition module configured to divide the remote radio heads into clusters and allocate a frequency band to each cluster. Multiple clusters use the same frequency band and groups of clusters... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120046039 - Methods and arrangements in a wireless communication system: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements in a wireless communication system that enable the allocation of resources to UEs based on measurements of their antenna polarization, in order to suppress the interference between different UEs at a very low overhead cost. This is achieved by a solution where... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120046042 - Apparatus and method for power control in geo-tagging in a mobile terminal: A method for power control in geo-tagging in a mobile terminal includes: searching for whether serving base station information periodically transmitted from a serving base station, which is currently connected with the mobile terminal, exists in a plurality of pieces of pre-stored image metadata when a camera driving is requested;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120046040 - Location-based profile: A location determination subsystem of a mobile device can determine a location of the mobile device. A monitoring subsystem of the mobile device can be configured, using a profile, to monitor states of a wireless connection between the mobile device and a communications network. When the monitoring subsystem detects an... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120046045 - Methods and apparatuses for use in estimating a location of a mobile device within a structure: Methods and apparatuses are provided that may be implemented in a mobile device to determine two or more variations between a baseline probability distribution and two or more probability distributions for signals received from two or more sets of transmitters assigned to two or more regions of a structure. The... Agent: Qualcomm Incorported

20120046046 - Navigation device: A navigation device includes: a hands-free call unit that is connected to a mobile-phone handset and provides a hands-free call; an acquisition unit that acquires from the mobile-phone handset data related to a phone number stored in the mobile-phone handset; a display control unit that displays a screen based upon... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd.

20120046041 - Portable electronic device and position tracking method of the device: A location tracking method using a portable electronic device utilizes communication with a server through access points. The portable electronic device creates a database to restore information of the access points and scans the access points which can communicates and searches the information of the access points scanned from the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120046047 - Positioning reference signals: An improved generation and use of Positioning Reference Signals (PRS) generates a PRS to be used in a wireless Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) communication system. A time-frequency pattern of Resource Elements (REs) is determined and used for transmitting the PRS, wherein the time-frequency pattern includes at least two OFDM... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120046048 - System and method for providing location information for a mobile handset: A system that facilitates determination of a location of a mobile handset. The system includes three or more location measurement units that each correspond to a sector of the cell site. The location measurement units transmit location related information to a computation component. The computation component receives the location related... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120046044 - Target localization utilizing wireless and camera sensor fusion: According to some implementations, an estimate of a target's location can be calculated by correlating Wi-Fi and video location measurements. This spatio-temporal correlation combines the Wi-Fi and video measurements to determine an identity and location of an object. The accuracy of the video localization and the identity from the Wi-Fi... Agent: Nearbuy Systems, Inc.

20120046043 - Wireless communication system, receiver station, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system includes a transmitter station and a receiver station capable of performing wireless communication via a relay station. The relay station includes a receiver that receives the signals transmitted by the transmitter station. The relay station also includes a signal processor that performs predetermined signal processing on... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120046051 - Apparatus and systems for providing location-based services within a wireless network: A system for providing wireless telecommunications services to mobile devices includes structure and functionality for location-based services, and includes both server and client/mobile device apparatuses. One apparatus includes a data store storing at least a first record associated with a first wireless device or a second record associated with a... Agent: At &t Mobility Ii LLC

20120046049 - Secondary indications of user locations and use thereof by a location-based service: Systems and methods are disclosed for obtaining secondary indications of locations of users for use by a location-based service. In one embodiment, a secondary indication of a location of one or more users is obtained from a source of secondary indications of locations of users. The secondary indication includes a... Agent: Kota Enterprises, LLC

20120046050 - System and method for determining a location-based preferred media file: A system and method for determining a location-based preferred media file includes a position module and a processor communicatively coupled to the position module. The processor configured to execute instructions to determine a current position of the mobile device based at least partially on data from the position module, to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120046054 - Phone to phone data exchange: An information management system for operation over a network includes a first mobile device having a first application module, the first mobile device operating over the network and in communication with a second mobile device having a second application module, a first operating system residing on the first mobile device... Agent:

20120046053 - System and method for blocking the use of a service in a telecommunication system: A method and system for controlling the use of a short message service in a telecommunication system that includes a telecommunication network, a terminal device by which a subscriber is connected to the network, a mobile services switching center connected to the network, a gateway connected to the network, a... Agent:

20120046052 - Text messaging to and from cable services system devices: Routing of short message service (SMS) communications from a networked communication device to a networked cable television (CATV) services system device (e.g., set-top box STB) is provided. SMS messages may be sent to a user's wireline phone, mobile phone, or other communication device as identified by a unique identification number... Agent: Cox Communications, Inc.

20120046055 - Access point power control: There is described a method of controlling a basestation in a cellular wireless communications network, the method comprising, within the basestation, autonomously and dynamically adapting a maximum value for a total transmit power of the basestation, such that interference between the basestation and other access points in the vicinity is... Agent: Ubiquisys Limited

20120046056 - Sample selection for secondary synchronization signal (sss) detection: Methods and apparatus for selecting samples for secondary synchronization signal (SSS) detection are described. Several alternatives are provided for efficient cell identifier detection. In a first alternative, multiple bursts of a signal received from a cell are sampled with non-uniform spacing between sampling intervals to determine a sequence for cell... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120046057 - Access control with partial support for communications: A control apparatus configured to allow a communication device supporting a first frequency setting to enter a system providing a communications facility based on a second frequency setting, wherein the first frequency setting provides only a partial support for communications in the system is disclosed. The control apparatus may be... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120046059 - Apparatus and method of determining the status of a requested service: A method of network-directed service status order at a mobile station, includes the steps of: (a) from the mobile station sending an origination message, over the network, requesting a service with the network; (b) in response to the origination message, at the mobile station receiving over the network a status... Agent:

20120046058 - Local breakout with parameter access service: The present invention relates to a method, apparatus, and computer program product for providing access via a cellular access network to a packet data net-work, wherein control plane functions of a gateway device of a core net-work are emulated to the core network, and the emulated control plane functions are... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120046061 - Communication mode controlling method, mobile communication system, radio network cntroller, base station, and mobile communication terminal: A communication mode which should be set to a mobile communication terminal having a function of switching between an autonomous mode and a scheduling mode is determined based on an amount of interference in each of the communication modes in the cell of a base station, and/or communication characteristics of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120046060 - Radio base station, radio resource allocation method and radio communication system: A radio base station for performing radio communication by allocating a different radio resource to each of a plurality of radio terminals has a measurement unit for measuring a path loss on the radio resource, a difference information obtaining unit for obtaining difference information Ph between maximum transmit power and... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120046062 - Method and apparatus for communicating amongst two-way radios: A method and apparatus for communicating amongst two-way radios is disclosed. The method includes operating a two-way radio 130 in either a trunked mode or conventional mode over an operating frequency and scanning an auxiliary channel by the two-way radio 130 to enable radio communication on the auxiliary channel while... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120046063 - Controlling access point transmit power based on access terminal ranking: Transmit power for an access point is controlled based on measurement reports received by the access point from one or more access terminals that are not currently being served by the access point. In some aspects, transmit power is controlled based on the number of received messages that correspond to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120046064 - Method and arrangement in a wireless telecommunications system: A method in a base station for deriving a power headroom for a first component carrier is provided. The base station is a radio base station and is comprised in a wireless communication system. The base station is configured to use carrier aggregation comprising a first component carrier and a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120046065 - Automatic planning and handling of random access root sequences: The present invention relates to a method and a communication network node for enabling automatic planning and handling of root sequences used at random access in a communication network system, wherein user equipments (18) are accessing a cell (19a) being served by said communication network node. Root sequence usage information... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120046067 - Radio communication system, radio communication terminal and communication controlling method: A video streaming client (105) transmits an MIH_Get_Service_Quality.request which requests a report about service quality which is used in the video streaming client (105) at regular intervals to an MIHF (Media Independent Handover Function) (203). When the MIHF (203) acquires the MIH_Get_Service_Quality.request, on the basis of the communication quality of... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120046066 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication base station, and wireless communication system: Provided is a wireless communication apparatus that transfers information required for a terminal, which performs a carrier aggregation, to be handed over to another base station, while reducing the size of a measurement result report. When establishing wireless communication with the wireless communication base station by use of a plurality... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120046068 - Automatically performing user actions based on detected context-to-user-action correlations: A system and method are provided for automatically performing user actions at a device based on a context of the user device. In one embodiment, user actions taken by a user of a user device and corresponding contexts of the user device at times at which the user actions were... Agent: Waldeck Technology, LLC

20120046070 - Mobile terminal and method for communicating: A mobile terminal includes a communication unit to communicate with another terminal or an Internet host, a memory to store sharing information, a setting unit to set permission to transreceive sharing information, and a control unit to transmit a profile of sharing information through the communication unit. A communication method... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120046069 - Selective update of core mobile device user interface through application marketplace: Systems and methods for selectively updating or extending built in functionality on a mobile device are disclosed. The updates may be provided to selective portions of software such that the entire software does not need to be replaced. The update may be provided through an application marketplace that provides third... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120046071 - Smartphone-based user interfaces, such as for browsing print media: Certain aspects of the present technology concern counterparts to smartphone gestural user interface operations that can be used with printed documents and other tangible objects. Other aspects involve mapping mouse-based user interface techniques for use with camera-equipped smartphones. A great variety of other features and arrangements are also detailed.... Agent:

20120046072 - User terminal, remote terminal, and method for sharing augmented reality service: Provided are a user terminal, a remote terminal, and a method for sharing an augmented reality (AR) service. The method for sharing an AR service by a user terminal includes displaying an image received from a remote terminal; recognizing an object included in the displayed image; generating first AR result... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120046073 - Remote monitoring device & process: A remote monitoring device is integrated as part of a cell phone or personal digital assistant. By sharing computing resources of a communications transceiver, the cost of a monitoring device can be significantly reduced, while still permitting sufficient functionality to effectively observe an area of interest, such as a child's... Agent:

20120046074 - System containing a mobile communication device and associated docking station: A communication system is described that includes a mobile communication device and a docking station with which the mobile communication device can be selectively engaged and disengaged. The mobile communication device includes telephony logic that enables a user to conduct a voice call using a first speaker/microphone and/or a first... Agent: Openpeak Inc.

20120046075 - Method and apparatus for controlling output devices: According to embodiments described in the specification, a method and apparatus for controlling output devices is provided. The method comprises maintaining, in a memory of the mobile electronic device, a plurality of applications; providing, on a first display of the mobile electronic device, an input interface comprising at least one... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120046081 - Mobile device: A mobile device includes a first housing, a second housing, and a hinge assembly rotatably coupling the first housing to the second housing and enabling movement of the device between an open configuration and a closed configuration. The hinge assembly includes a pair of link arm assemblies each including a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120046076 - Mobile phone: A mobile device includes a first housing, a second housing, and a hinge assembly rotatably coupling the first housing to the second housing and enabling movement of the device between an open configuration and a closed configuration. When the device is in the open configuration, the first housing is planar... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120046077 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A method of controlling a mobile terminal by displaying simultaneously a plurality of menu icons comprising at least one restricted use icon and at least one non-restricted use icon; performing a user authentication procedure responsive to user selection of the at least one restricted use icon; and unlocking the mobile... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120046080 - Mobile terminal and image display method for the same: A mobile terminal and method for supporting an image display are provided. The mobile terminal includes a display unit for outputting images according to an operation of the mobile terminal, an exterior case for enclosing the display unit, a film layer arranged so as to cover the display unit and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120046078 - Mobile terminal and image display method thereof: A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal may include a display unit and a controller. The display unit may display a plurality of content items. The controller may display the plurality of content items on the display unit as a two-dimensional image and may convert the two-dimensional image corresponding... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120046079 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal comprises: a touchscreen controllable to display at least one home screen or a lock screen; and a controller configured to: control the touchscreen to display the at least one home screen when the mobile terminal is in a standby state, one of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120046082 - Portable terminal device: A mobile phone of the present invention includes a first cabinet; a second cabinet that is slidable along an upper surface of the first cabinet; a first touch sensor that enables input by touching the upper surface; a projection that projects from the second cabinet toward the upper surface; a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120046083 - Cell phone holder: A cell phone holder suitable for use in supporting an operating cell phone in a hands-free use by a vehicle driver includes an elongated flexible body supporting a weight at one end and a cell phone receptacle at the other end. A cell phone operating in the speaker mode is... Agent:

20120046084 - Femtocell and controlling method thereof: A femtocell includes a memory, a transmitter, a receiver and a controller. The memory stores access probability values in different time periods, and a comparison table of power saving rates and probability thresholds. Each power saving rate is a proportion of the time periods whose access probability values are not... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

  
02/16/2012 > 125 patent applications in 66 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120040602 - method and device for estimation of the transmission characteristics of a radio frequency system: A device and method for estimating the operational effectiveness, status, and protection range of an electronic countermeasures system in real time or near real time are provided. The device and method calculate a predicted ECM power at a given location using a propagation and scenario model. Then a measured ECM... Agent:

20120040603 - Method and apparatus for transmitting messages: A method, a base station, a Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) Coordination Entity (MCE), and a system for transmitting messages are provided. The method includes the steps of: defining a transmission order for different services in a service area; defining an arranging order of different messages in the same Transport... Agent:

20120040604 - Optimizing operation of a radio program: Exemplary embodiments provide for optimizing operation of a radio program, wherein the radio program is operated by a host using a host process. Aspects include collecting and storing contextual information from participants of the radio program, the participants including listeners and callers of the radio program; analyzing the contextual information;... Agent: Lemi Technology, LLC

20120040605 - Transmission channel substitution: Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for receiving an identifier of a first transmission channel for a first media station, determining whether content of the first media station is available via a second transmission channel for the first media station, and automatically initiating transmission of content of a second... Agent: Bose Corporation

20120040606 - Outdoor lighting systems and methods for wireless network communications: An outdoor lighting fixture includes at least a first ballast for controllably providing power to at least one lamp for illuminating an outdoor area. The outdoor lighting fixture further includes a housing and a radio frequency transceiver. The outdoor lighting fixture yet further includes an antenna coupled to the radio... Agent: Orion Energy Systems, Inc.

20120040607 - Method for relaying data in multi-hop cellular system: Disclosed is a method for relaying data in a multi-hop cellular system, the method including receiving by a terminal from a base station a notification as to whether the terminal is decided as a candidate for a relay, deciding by the terminal whether to be a representative candidate terminal for... Agent:

20120040608 - Near-field communication (nfc) system providing low power peer-to-peer recognition mode and related methods: A near-field communication (NFC) system may include a plurality of NFC devices each including an NFC circuit configured to wirelessly communicate using an NFC communications protocol, and a processor coupled to the NFC circuit. The processor may be configured to synchronize an internal timing signal to an external timing signal,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040614 - Information processing apparatus, method, and program for performing near field communication with an external device: An information processing apparatus including a plurality of elements each configured to perform an independent process, a controller configured to control the plurality of elements, and a front end shared by the plurality of elements and configured to perform near field communication with an external device. At a time of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120040611 - Mobile wireless communications device provided enhanced switching between active and power saving near field communication (nfc) modes and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing and a near-field communication (NFC) circuit carried by the portable housing and being switchable between first NFC mode and a second NFC mode. The mobile wireless communications device may further include a processor carried by the portable housing and coupled... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040610 - Near-field communication (nfc) system providing low power mode frequency cycling and related methods: A near-field communication (NFC) system may include a plurality of NFC devices each including a housing, a power source carried by the housing, at least one input device carried by the housing and assigned to a designated device function, an NFC circuit configured to wirelessly communicate using an NFC communications... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040609 - Near-field communication (nfc) system providing plug-in device connection assistance features and related methods: A near-field communication (NFC) system may include a plug-in device(s) including a first NFC sensor, and a mobile wireless communications device. The mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing defining a plug-in device port(s), a light source(s) carried by the portable housing and positioned to illuminate the plug-in... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040613 - Power-supplying device, control method of the same, and power supply system: A power-supplying device supplies the power to a power-supplied device in a non-contact manner, without interfering with communication between the power-supplying device and power-supplied device. More specifically, the power-supplying device supplies the power to the power-supplied device in a non-contact manner, such that the error rate of wireless communication does... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120040612 - System and method for managing vehicle expendables using augmented reality: A vehicle expendable management system is adapted to manage expendables within a vehicle using an augmented reality technique. The vehicle expendable management system includes: an expendable information storage for storing checking and changing period information for expendables within a vehicle; and an expendable management unit for updating the checking and... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120040615 - Methods and systems for community-wide information exchange via individual communications terminals: A method for detecting matching profiles in an environment of wireless terminals each having a short range communications capability, comprises the steps of: generating profiles respectively belonging to a plurality of users, storing said profiles in wireless terminals associated with said user, when a pair of terminals become in range... Agent:

20120040616 - Input device with switchable frequency channel: An input device for switchable use between first and second computer systems. A controller of the input device can execute switching logic to direct a radio transceiver of the input device to switch an operating channel of the radio transceiver to a first channel monitored by the first computer system... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120040617 - Security connection establishing method and related wireless device and wireless host: A security connection establishing method for a wireless device and a wireless host is disclosed. The security connection establishing method includes the steps of allowing the wireless device to generate a trigger signal, allowing the wireless host to receive the trigger signal, allowing the wireless host to generate an accepting... Agent:

20120040618 - High frequency automatic link establishment communication system with wideband probe and related method: An HF radio ALE communication system may include a first HF radio communications device including a first HF radio transceiver and a first controller coupled thereto, and a second HF radio communications device including a second HF radio transceiver and a second controller coupled thereto. The first controller may cooperate... Agent: Harris Corporation

20120040619 - Macro user equipment initiated evolved inter-cell interference coordination mechanism through private femtocells: In one embodiment, a wireless base station, receives a random access preamble from a wireless device that is not authorized to utilize the wireless base station, the random access preamble indicating that the wireless device suffers interference from the wireless base station. The wireless base station sends a random access... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120040620 - Method to trigger in-device coexistence interference mitigation in mobile cellular systems: A method to trigger in-device coexistence (IDC) interference mitigation is provided. A wireless device comprises a first radio module and a co-located second radio module. The first radio module measures a received radio signal based on a plurality of sampling instances. A control entity obtains Tx/Rx activity of the second... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120040621 - Apparatus and method of reporting logged measurement in wireless communication system: A method and apparatus of reporting a logged measurement in a wireless communication system are provided. A user equipment receives a Minimization of Drive Tests (MDI) configuration and logs measurements based on the MDT configuration to collect a logged measurement. The user equipment receives an information request to request the... Agent:

20120040622 - Method for reporting channel state information, method for channel estimation, terminal device, and base station: A method for reporting channel state information includes: obtaining channel state information of a described object; and feeding back the obtained channel state information to a base station in a comb manner. A method for channel estimation includes: receiving channel state information that is reported by a terminal in a... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120040624 - Device and method for detecting channel state: The present invention proposes a device and method for detecting the channel state. The detecting device first monitors a channel within a predetermined duration so as to receive a plurality of signals transmitted on the channel, and then determines whether part of the plurality of signals possess periodicity. If part... Agent:

20120040623 - Method and system for triggering corresponding functions of electronic devices: An exemplary method for triggering a corresponding function of an electronic device and a system using the same are provided. The method includes detecting radio signals between a first electronic device and a second electronic device, generating a radio signal quality evaluation value according to the characteristic of the radio... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120040625 - Real-time rsl monitoring in a web-based application: A system and method for monitoring an attribute of a received signal in a wireless network having plural radios wherein one of the radios includes a monitoring module operatively connected to a second network. An attribute of one radio is monitored substantially continuously at the monitoring module. A display device... Agent:

20120040626 - Wireless transmission system, device and method: A wireless transmission system includes several candidate devices, a wireless transmission interface and a wireless transmission device. The wireless transmission device includes a storage unit, a transmission direction information generating unit -and a processing unit. The processing unit receives the device information of each of the candidate devices from each... Agent: National Central University

20120040627 - Phase-locked circuit and radio communicating device: Disclosed herein is a phase-locked circuit including: a phase-locked section including a voltage controlled oscillator having a capacitance bank and changing oscillation frequency according to voltage information, the phase-locked section phase-locking an oscillating signal of the voltage controlled oscillator to a reference signal; and a calibration section having a voltage... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120040628 - Transceiver with interferer control: Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a transceiver that includes multiple communication subunits associated with multiple communication protocols, respectively. The transceiver includes a conflict detection and control unit that determines whether interference is present or anticipated to occur between two or more of the communication subunits. If interference... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120040629 - Fast beam refinement for mmwave wpan: In some embodiments a beamforming method is disclosed. The method can include transmitting a beam having a channel defined by a maximum ration transmission vector (MRT) and receiving a first response from a receiver, where the first response has first information such as parameters related to the transmitted beam. Using... Agent:

20120040630 - Amplitude modulation circuit in polar transmitter and method for calibrating amplitude offset in polar transmitter: An amplitude modulation circuit in a polar transmitter includes a digital-to-analog converter (DAC), a filter, a gm stage, and a calibration module. The DAC is arranged to be coupled to an amplitude modulation signal input in a normal mode. The filter is coupled to the DAC, and the gm stage... Agent:

20120040631 - Compact radiofrequency coupler: A compact and low-cost radiofrequency coupler, notably for the production of radiofrequency transmitters, includes a transmission line and a measuring line, the measuring line being coupled to the transmission line by the intermediary of windings, the transmission line, the measuring line and the windings being printed on a printed circuit... Agent: Thales

20120040632 - Receive band selection and electrostatic discharge protection in a transceiver: According to one embodiment, an input control unit to provide isolation and electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for a circuit in an RF transceiver comprises a switching device coupled between an input of the circuit and ground. The switching device is configured to provide ESD protection while the circuit is activated.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120040633 - Multi-user interference cancellation in a single-carrier radio receiver: A method, apparatus, and radio receiver system for canceling multi-user interference in a single-carrier radio communication system. A front-end receiver such as a RAKE receiver receives a radio signal formatted in a sequence of frames, and outputs a plurality of user signals. A processing selector selects on a frame-by-frame basis,... Agent:

20120040634 - Frequency estimation immune to fm clicks: An apparatus for reducing audio clicks in frequency modulated radio system includes a receiver for receiving a frequency modulated (FM) signal, and a processor for demodulating the received signal and estimating a frequency error, wherein the processor is configured to determine phase variations of the received FM signal by comparing... Agent:

20120040637 - Dynamic tag control and fingerprinting event localization: In a method for clustering position determination for providing position determination assisting data in a cellular communications network, detecting S1 an event, such as the occurrence of an emergency call or sudden drop in radio quality, providing a tag S2 for the detected event comprising event specific information. Subsequently, providing... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120040636 - Method and apparatuses for transmission of warning information in a cellular communications network: The present invention relates to arrangements and methods for distribution of warning information relating to an emergency to mobile users. Warning information is sent to UEs both within and outside an area affected, or an area estimated to be affected by the emergency. The warning information comprises information associated with... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120040635 - Mobile interoperability workstation controller having video capabilities within an incident communications network: The present invention is directed to a mobile interoperability workstation (IWS) controller with capabilities for controlling designated communications resources under its command and having, inter alia, inbound receiving and outbound sharing video capabilities, data file and data sending and receiving capabilities, text messaging capabilities and push to talk voice communications... Agent:

20120040638 - System and method for message-based interactive services: A method and system for providing message-based interactive services includes receiving a short code message from a mobile subscriber relating to a service desired by the mobile subscriber from an interactive service device, routing the short code message for processing, and instructing the interactive service device to operate in accordance... Agent: Sybase 365, Inc.

20120040639 - Bluetooth-enabled femto access control: A low-cost system and methodology that facilitates improved femto access control by employing Bluetooth® technology is provided. Bluetooth-based femto access control utilizes a Bluetooth modem in a femto access point (FAP) that broadcasts a unique Bluetooth identity (ID). Nearby UEs can detect the femtocell and employ the Bluetooth ID for... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120040640 - Mobile terminal capable of being tracked and located and method for tracking and locating: A mobile terminal capable of being tracked and located is disclosed, comprising a built-in card and a security system module which are connected with each other. The security system module generates a short message used for tracking and locating when receiving an incoming call request or a short message sent... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120040642 - Macro user equipment initiated evolved inter-cell interference coordination mechanism through private femtocells: In one embodiment, a wireless base station, receives a random access preamble from a wireless device that is not authorized to utilize the wireless base station; completes a random access procedure with the wireless device; receives an interference stress message from the wireless device, the interference stress message indicating that... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120040641 - Method and apparatus for transferring identity information to a wireless device for temporary use: A method and apparatus for transferring identity information for temporary use by a wireless device, visiting a foreign operator network, is provided. The wireless device is identified as foreign to the operator network and presented with an opportunity to download a temporary identity which is recognized by the operator network... Agent: Sierra Wireless, Inc.

20120040643 - Network access control based on serving node identifiers: Techniques for selectively barring access attempts based on network resource identifiers for serving core network nodes are described. In an example method, an access terminal determines whether access barring based on serving node identifiers is applicable to the access terminal. If so, the access terminal compares a broadcasted serving node... Agent:

20120040644 - Media/voice binding protocol and related user interfaces: One or more media items can be bound to a voice call using a binding protocol. The binding protocol allows call participants to more easily transfer media items to other call participants using one or more user interfaces. A call participant can initiate a media transfer by selecting the media... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120040645 - System, method and device for testing mobile telephone call performance: A system and method of testing call performance of a plurality of mobile telephones is provided. In one embodiment the method comprises storing in a memory of a test device, data for one or more test scenarios that each comprises associated test parameters for attempting a plurality of telephone calls,... Agent:

20120040651 - Automatic gain control in a navigation device: In one example, a Bluetooth enabled navigation device pairs with a mobile phone and then sends a plurality of tuning transmissions, each at a different transmission power gain amount, to a remote server using the mobile phone. These tuning transmissions are encoded using frequency tones that synthesize speech for transmission... Agent: Airbiquity Inc.

20120040649 - Communication system, information analyzing apparatus and information analyzing method: For easily and quickly collecting data regarding macroscopic population distribution, and easily and quickly obtaining the survey results, an RNC includes: a location registration signal receiver that receives location registration signals, and a signal number counting module that counts the number of the location registration signals for each sector, and... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120040648 - Convenient electronic sound producing device: A convenient electronic sound producing device is an electronic sound producing device that is physically configured to be easy to use in the field. A control module faces the use while the sound is projected away from the user. A pistol grip can be used to ease holding and using... Agent:

20120040646 - Delaying delivery of teleconference access information: A system and method for delaying delivery of teleconference access information includes at least one processor, at least one computer readable medium in communication with the processor, and at least one program module stored on the medium. The module is operative to create a teleconference notification in response to a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040647 - Portable telephone: An incoming call detection unit (102) detects an incoming call, a time discerning unit (104) uses a clock (103) to discern the time of detection of the incoming call, a response message selection unit (107) reads from schedule storage unit (105) status information that has been placed in correspondence with... Agent:

20120040650 - System for automated detection of mobile phone usage: A method and apparatus for automated detection of mobile phone usage includes a detection system operative to detect a mobile phone signal transmitted from a mobile phone from a building or other location. Responsive to the detection, the detection system is operative communicate data representative of the detection to a... Agent:

20120040653 - Automatic place detection: Systems and methods are provided for obtaining a signature for a place. A server receives information about a place, such as name of the place, from client devices when the devices are at the place, and data related to wireless transmission stations detected by the client devices. The data comprises... Agent:

20120040652 - Systems and methods of delivering content to an occupant in a vehicle: A method of delivering content to an occupant in a vehicle, the method comprising: establishing an Internet connection using an electronic cellular device, the electronic device being integrated with an HMI system of the vehicle, the HMI system including HMI controls; searching for a content source providing an Internet media... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20120040654 - Apparatus, and an associated method, by which to activate a wireless device for a temporary period: An apparatus, and an associated method, for providing secured effectuation of a communication service at a substitute mobile station. A user desiring temporarily to use a substitute mobile station to carry out the communication service initiates a request at the mobile station for its use. The communication service is available... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040655 - Cell phone based tampon monitoring system: A cell phone based tampon monitoring system features a tampon with a sensor in it, a sensor hub in a wired signal connection with the sensor and in a wireless signal connection with a cell phone. Software installed on the cell phone initially identifies the sensor hub upon connection of... Agent:

20120040657 - Distributing an application: A network node comprising an input, a processor and an output, the processor being coupled to the input and the output; the input and output both being connected to at least one network; in which the processor is arranged so as to receive from the input an executable application and... Agent:

20120040656 - Electronic device and method for controlling the working mode thereof: An electronic device includes a display, a location-positioning module, a timer, a storage unit. The location-positioning module detects a current location. The timer determines current time. The storage unit includes a mode switch module. The mode switch module controls a current working mode based on the current location or the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120040658 - Method and apparatus for secure immediate wireless access in a telecommunications network: A wireless telephone and messaging system provides Secure Immediate Wireless Access (SIWA) to wireless telephones onto existing wireless networks. The SIWA protocol uses existing wireless network messaging to exchange information between wireless devices and a network server, referred to herein as an Intelligent Service Manager (ISM). The ISM acts as... Agent:

20120040660 - Communication arrangement: According to one embodiment, a communication arrangement is provided which has a first antenna for transmitting signals into the coverage area of a first mobile radio cell, a second antenna for transmitting signals into the coverage area of a second mobile radio cell and a signal radiating device which is... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Technology Gmbh

20120040661 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program: An information processing device that includes processing devices and a relay device. Each processing device has at least one processing function associated with a unique function information item, a function determination portion, and a device information item notification portion. The function determination portion determines whether the processing device includes a... Agent: Felica Networks, Inc.

20120040659 - Mobile communication method, radio base station, and mobile station: A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes: a step (A) of adjusting, at a second radio base station (FBS), a timing of transmitting a downlink signal in a second cell under the control of the second radio base station (FBS), based on an measurement result of a... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120040662 - Redirecting handovers in lte networks: The disclosed subject matter relates to an architecture that can redirect communications upon detection of a handover failure in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. In particular, the architecture can obtain information indicative of a handover failure that is available in a first portion of the LTE network that has... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120040663 - Customer premises equipment installation for bundled services in a fixed broadband wireless installation: A mobile device assists installation of an outdoor broadband unit on a customer premises. The device identifies one or more cell towers, associated with a broadband carrier, within a horizon of the customer premises. The device recognizes a connection with the outdoor broadband unit and receives, from the outdoor broadband... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120040664 - Qualifying locations for fixed wireless services: A device receives an address from a computer terminal; determines a location associated with the address; and determines a current signal quality at the location by referencing a file that represents an area that includes the location. The device further determines whether the location qualifies for a fixed wireless service... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120040665 - Controlled text-based communication on mobile devices: Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed for managing text-based services on mobile devices during the operation of a vehicle. Proactive service-controls use a time of day and location based services to determine that a mobile device is in a moving vehicle. Reactive position-awareness techniques use near-field communication (NFC) to determine... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120040666 - Network selection scheme using a roaming broker (rb): A network selection method and wireless user equipment device operable in a network environment having one or more radio access networks (RANs), one or more core networks (CNs), and one or more service networks (SNs). Upon obtaining identity information of a particular network combination, a wireless user equipment (UE) device... Agent:

20120040667 - Means and method to prevent roaming of a home subscriber in a visited network restricted for roaming: At present, there are operators which perform a Location Update procedure for a subscriber via Local Number Server under invoice agreement with the subscriber himself, and even where the subscriber is roaming in an area without roaming agreement with the subscriber's operator. In this situation, the subscriber's operator loses revenues... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120040668 - System and method to obtain signal acquisition assistance data: Signal acquisition assistance data is obtained for receiving devices such as wireless position assisted location devices seeking signals from any source, such as satellite vehicles and base stations. The data may be obtained from previously acquired data, based upon evaluation of changes in parameters such as time and location that... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120040670 - Hardware activation of dual usim multimode mobile terminal: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for hardware activation of dual USIM TD-SCDMA multimode mobile terminals. The technique effectively provides for efficient power consumption. In one aspect, a mobile terminal may register dual mobile identifiers on a first radio access technology (RAT) using a first hardware... Agent:

20120040669 - Method and apparatus for handling ura information: A method and apparatus for handling URA information for a wireless communication device are disclosed. A method for handling URA information for a wireless communication device, the device configured to be operable in a mobile telecommunications system, the method comprising, at the device receiving a message to enter a new... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040671 - Method and device for processing information given idle-mode signaling reduction: A method for processing information given idle-mode signaling reduction (ISR) is disclosed. A serving gateway receives an information update request containing information of related to a current access network where a user equipment is located if the user equipment moves from another access network to the current access network which... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120040677 - Handling radio resource control connection reconfiguration and related communication device: A method of handling RRC connection reconfiguration for a mobile device in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The mobile device has a RRC connection. The method comprises receiving a first configuration in an RRC message from a network, wherein the first configuration is used for a first secondary cell;... Agent:

20120040674 - Handover latency reduction: A UE is provided. The UE includes a processor configured such that the UE receives one or more wireless signals providing handover synchronization information of a first network component relative to one or more second network components. In another embodiment, a first network component is provided. The first network component... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040675 - Method and apparatus for window size selection to optimize inter rat handover: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided in which a system for optimizing pilot search window size selection for inter RAT handovers is implemented. An IWS may receive a message including at least one measurement value for each 1x pilot PN in a... Agent:

20120040676 - Method and appratus for avoiding inteference in terminal with plural heterogeneous communication modules in wireless communication system: A method for avoiding mutual interference when heterogeneous communication modules such as LTE, wireless LAN, Bluetooth, and GPS coexist in a terminal in a wireless communication system is provided. The terminal may reduce mutual interference when a plurality of communication modules simultaneously operate to efficiently communicate therewith.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120040673 - Method of handling measurement procedure and related communication device: A method of handling a measurement procedure for a mobile device in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The mobile device is equipped at least one receiver. The method includes camping on a serving cell; detecting a type of measurement; using the at least one receiver to perform the measurement... Agent:

20120040678 - Radio base station and method for controlling connection establishment: An LTE base station (10-1) transmits an SCTP-connection request message, which is a request to establish an X2 connection, to another LTE base stations which is a handover target, when executing a handover.... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120040672 - Uplink synchronization of td-scdma multiple usim mobile terminal during handover: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for uplink synchronization of a Time Division-Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA) multiple Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) mobile terminal during a handover. For certain aspects, a method of wireless communication generally includes transmitting, to a Node B, at least... Agent:

20120040679 - Cellular communication system, apparatus and method for handover: A method for handover of a wireless subscriber communication unit from a first base station to a second base station in a wireless network is described. The method comprises at the wireless subscriber communication unit receiving a handover command message from the first base station. At the first base station,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120040680 - Method and system for implementing the soft unload of multi-homing core network element: The present invention discloses a method and system for softly unloading a core network element in a multi-homing networking mode, for solving the technical problem of high call loss rate caused by unloading the multi-homing core network element due to reasons like upgrading, failure, or removal. In the present invention,... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120040681 - Area-triggered location service method, location service server, and location service terminal: An area-triggered location service method is provided, which includes: receiving, by a location service server, area-triggered location service request information; saving, by the location service server, identification information of a location service terminal and a triggered report condition carried in the area-triggered location service request information; sending, by the location... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120040683 - Apparatus and methods of enhancers for low power nodes in wireless communication: An apparatus and method of communicating with a first plurality of nodes and a second plurality of nodes in wireless communication systems are provided. The apparatus includes a communication unit for receiving node information from the first plurality of nodes, and a controller for generating joint resource information based on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120040682 - Prioritization of data communication: Communicating data between multiple devices based on an assigned priority is described. In one aspect, data associated with a local device is received for communication between the local device and a second device. A priority is assigned to the received data based on whether the received data is live voice... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20120040684 - Load sharing method, device, and system: A load sharing method, device, and system are provided in the disclosure. The method includes obtaining a current load value. If the current load value exceeds a preset load threshold value, a sharing base station is selected. Information of a shared load that needs to be shared is transmitted to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120040688 - Electronic apparatus, information determining server, information determining method, program, and information determining system: A method is provided for determining a category of a location. The method comprises determining, at a first time, information identifying a first device location of a first device associated with a user; and storing the first device location information and information identifying the first time in a location history.... Agent:

20120040685 - Method and apparatus for a buffering scheme for otdoa based location positioning: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises receiving a plurality of reference signals (RS) from a plurality of nearby cells over a positioning time window comprising a plurality of positioning occasions; grouping the received reference signals into a set of RS groups based on... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120040691 - Method for determining position of user equipment and apparatus for performing same in wireless mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a method for determining position of a user equipment in a wireless mobile communication system. The method comprises receiving a plurality of subframes including reference signals for positioning of the user equipment from a plurality of base stations periodically with a predetermined period of time;... Agent:

20120040693 - Method of improved positioning: In a method of improved clustering for providing position determination assisting data in a cellular communication system, providing (S10) a plurality of clusters of points, said points being results of high-precision reference measurements, said points of each of said cluster having the same unique radio fingerprinting tag, identifying (S20) a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120040690 - Method, system and device for implementing identity identifier and location separation: The present invention discloses a method, system and device for implementing identity identifier and location separation, to solve the technical problem that the change of the host IP address results in the connection interrupt of the terminal in the process of moving. By separating and mapping the identity identifier and... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120040694 - Method, system and device for positioning mobile terminal: This invention provides a method, system and device for positioning a mobile terminal. The method includes: instructing, by a serving base station or an upper level relay, measuring a transmission time of a positioning signal with the mobile terminal, and instructing two relays in a serving cell to measure the... Agent:

20120040686 - Mobile device and control method thereof: Disclosed herein are a mobile device and control method thereof, the mobile device including: a communication unit which is operable to communicate with a local content providing device from among a plurality of content providing devices in a wireless network; a display unit which is operable to display information for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120040692 - Movement distance falsification preventing system and method: Improper acquisition of position information is prevented in a system in which points are added according to a movement distance of a user owning a cellular phone terminal. Position information of a cellular phone and the time information corresponding thereto are acquired on the basis of GPS or base station... Agent: Colopl, Inc.

20120040687 - Nodes and methods for enhancing positioning: The disclosure relates to a positioning node 54, a CN node 53, a RN node 52, and a UE 51 of a wireless network, and to a related method of supporting UE positioning. The method comprises transmitting UE radio access capability information (S30) and/or radio network node capability information (S10)... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120040689 - System and method to obtain signal acquisition assistance data: Signal acquisition assistance data is obtained for receiving devices such as wireless position assisted location devices seeking signals from any source, such as satellite vehicles and base stations. The data may be obtained from previously acquired data, based upon evaluation of changes in parameters such as time and location that... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120040695 - Method and apparatus for providing location based service in wireless communication system: A method and an apparatus for providing a location based service in a wireless communication system are provided. A method of a Base Station (BS) for a Location Based Service (LBS) in a wireless communication system includes allocating identifiers to a plurality of transmission devices in a service coverage area... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120040696 - Methods of providing cell grouping for positioning and related networks and devices: A method of grouping cells of a radio communications network may include defining first and second groups of cells from a plurality of cells that transmit reference signals for positioning measurements. The first and second groups of cells may be defined according to a characteristic of the reference signals transmitted... Agent:

20120040698 - Handheld field maintenance tool with improved locational awareness functionality: A handheld field maintenance tool is provided. The tool includes, among other things, a wireless process communication protocol module configured to communicate in accordance with a wireless process communication protocol. The tool also includes a display and an input device. A controller is coupled to the wireless process communication protocol... Agent:

20120040697 - Method and apparatus for expressing the accuracy of a measured location of a terminal: Provided is an apparatus and method for expressing an accuracy of a measured location of a terminal. The apparatus may include a storage unit to store accuracy information used for indicating an accuracy of a measured location corresponding to each of possible locations of the terminal. The apparatus may include... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120040699 - Push notification service: Gateway devices maintain presence information for various mobile devices. Each gateway is associated with a zone and manages presence information only for mobile devices associated with that zone. Courier devices back-propagate presence information for the mobile devices to respective gateways based at least on the respective zone associated with each... Agent:

20120040700 - Group paging for machine-type communications: Methods and apparatus are provided for performing group-based machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. Machine-type communication (MTC) wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs) may operate in M2M groups. A group of MTC WTRUs may be paged collectively as a group. An MTC WTRU may store an individual international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) associated with the... Agent: Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

20120040701 - Apparatus and method for reducing interferences between base stations in wireless communication system: A method for reducing interferences between base stations in a communication system having a plurality of base stations. This method comprises the steps of: causing a user station to receive both a signal transmitted by a local-cell base station and a signal transmitted by an adjacent-cell base station, thereby measuring... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120040702 - Method and apparatus for selecting object terminal in a multi-bs mimo system: According to an embodiment of the present invention, on a radio resource block for Multi-BS MIMO, one of the coordinating base stations selects a mobile terminal at first, and informs the other base stations of the characterization information and the pre-coding information etc. of the selected mobile terminal, and the... Agent:

20120040703 - Broadcasting method, access control apparatus and radio apparatus: A processing unit generates timing information on timing, with which each of radio apparatuses is to synchronize in communication between the radio apparatuses when each of the radio apparatus broadcasts a signal, to control the communication between the radio apparatuses. A modem unit and the like broadcast the thus generated... Agent:

20120040704 - Method for resource element group downsizing of r-pdcch and mobile telecommunication system for the same: The present invention relates to a method for reducing a resource element group (REG) size, which is used at a control channel element (CCE) for a relay physical downlink control channel (R-PDCCH), for the purpose of easy interleaving by a physical resource block (PRB) unit for the R-PDCCH, and a... Agent:

20120040705 - Wireless communication system, wireless base station, wireless communication method, and program: Each of a plurality of wireless base stations includes: a storage unit that stores flag that indicates whether or not its own station is master base station; a determination unit that determines a wireless parameter set that is set in channels used for transmission of MBMS data; a notification unit... Agent:

20120040706 - System and method for aligning interference in uplink: Provided is a method of generating a transmit beamforming vector and a receive beamforming vector to substantially eliminate the effect of interference transmitted from macro terminals to a pico base station in a hierarchical cell environment. Also, provided is a method of selecting, from a plurality of macro terminals, a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120040709 - Apparatus and method for reporting transmission power, and apparatus and method for determining transmission power: Disclosed is an apparatus for reporting transmission power. The apparatus for reporting transmission power includes a transmission power normalization unit, a message generation unit, and a transmission unit. The transmission power normalization unit normalizes a first transmission power at a current Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) level into a second... Agent: Seah Networks Co., Ltd

20120040707 - Method and apparatus for configuring power headroom information in mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation: A method and apparatus for configuring Power Headroom Report (PHR) of a User Equipment (UE) efficiently in a mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation are provided. The method includes generating a header including a LCID for identifying extended PHR and L indicating a length of the extended PHR, and inserting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120040708 - Method and apparatus for reporting power headroom information in mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation: A method and apparatus for reporting Power Headroom (PH) of a User Equipment (UE) per carrier efficiently in a mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation are provided. The method includes calculating PHs for multiple activated carriers based on whether data channel transmission takes place on each carrier, configuring indicators indicating... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120040710 - Communication control method and radio base station: A communication control method executed in a multi-hop cellular network including at least one gateway and a plurality of radio base stations includes: a first radio base station performing radio resource management and movement management concerning a radio mobile station requesting, when the first radio base station determines it is... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120040713 - Electronic device having rotary input members: The present disclosure provides an electronic device having rotary input members. The device includes a substantially cylindrical main body, at least one hollow rotary input member rotatably connected to the main body, at least one pair of pads including two pads spaced from each other, arranged on the main body... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120040711 - Mobile telephone enabling a user to answer a call without pressing a button: A mobile communication device includes a device body, one or more capacitive sensors each having a single electrode that varies depending on a user's hand position in the vicinity of the mobile communication device, an oscillator that can generate an oscillating signal applied to each of the capacitive sensors, and... Agent:

20120040712 - System and method to initiate a housekeeping operation at a mobile device: A system and method to initiate a housekeeping operation at a mobile device is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a method at a mobile device includes modifying a scheduled housekeeping operation in response to determining that the mobile device is in a charging mode.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120040714 - Hand-held device integrating computer and cell phone and method for realizing the same: The hand-held device integrating computer and cell phone and a method for realizing the same. The hand-held device includes: a computer mode processing module; a cell phone mode processing module; a shared storing module connected both to the computer mode processing module and cell phone mode processing module; a shared... Agent:

20120040715 - Method of in-device interference mitigation for cellular, bluetooth, wifi, and satellite systems coexistence: A coexistence interference mitigation method is provided. In a wireless network, a wireless device is equipped with multiple radios in the same device platform. The wireless device also has a control entity that communicates with the multiple co-located radio modules. A first radio module receives a notification from the control... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120040716 - Device-adjacent ambiently displayed image: Telecommunication devices each having projection apparatuses capable of projecting ambiently displayed images at locations proximate to the telecommunication devices on surfaces that are substantially parallel to planes formed by the telecommunication devices are described herein. The telecommunication devices also have logic configured to provide predistorted images to the projection apparatuses,... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20120040717 - Mobile data gathering system and method: A system and method are provided for gathering various types of data using a mobile device and organizing such data. Images of text documents can be collected on a mobile device and conveyed to an analysis module for optical character recognition and parsing to categorize and/or classify items of the... Agent: Veechi Corp

20120040718 - Pocket dj: The Pocket DJ is a mobile device combining the functionality of a cell phone and a DJ mixer. The invention has a top piece and bottom piece which house all of the vital components. The two pieces are attached along one edge, allowing them to flip open and closed, providing... Agent:

20120040719 - Mobile terminal, display device and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal including a sensor unit configured to sense an orientation direction of a housing of the mobile terminal, a first display unit configured to display a first screen image, an interface unit configured to be connected to an external display device having a second display unit, and a... Agent:

20120040720 - Mobile terminal, display device and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal including a first display unit, an interface unit configured to be connected to an external display device having a second display unit, and a controller configured to receive a connection signal indicating a connection of the mobile terminal to the display device, to play a multimedia content... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120040721 - Actuator assembly and electronic device including same: An actuator assembly for use in an electronic device is provided. The actuator assembly includes a support tray formed of a conductive metal and defining an aperture extending through the support tray. A seat surrounds the aperture and supports an actuator. The actuator includes a piezoelectric element adhered to a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040723 - Electronic device and outer panel for electronic device: An electronic device includes a display unit, a protective member disposed on the display unit to protect the display unit, a surface member disposed on the same plane as the protective member and a waterproof sheet covering at least a gap between the protective member and the surface member, the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120040722 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display: An electronic device includes a housing, a touch-sensitive display exposed by the housing, a support tray disposed between the touch-sensitive display and a base within the housing and supporting the touch-sensitive display on a first side thereof, the support tray including at least one pivot projecting from a second side... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120040724 - Method for controlling communication setting of mobile terminal and mobile terminal thereof: A method for controlling communication setting of a mobile terminal, includes: outputting a communication setting widget indicating an operational state of at least one data communication function associated with the mobile terminal; receiving a signal for changing the operational state, the signal being associated with at least a part of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120040725 - Headset with auxiliary input(s) for cell phone and/or other devices: An active-noise-reduction (ANR) headset includes at least one auxiliary connection to an output of at least one device, such as a personal communications, computing, and/or entertainment device. An exemplary headset also includes a primary connection to an aircraft two-way radio or public-address system and circuitry for automatically suppressing or muting... Agent: Lightspeed Aviation, Inc.

20120040726 - Portable terminal: Provided is a portable terminal which is provided with a first case, a second case, and a connecting section which connects together the first case and the second case, and has less deterioration of antenna sensitivity. The portable terminal has the first case (2), the second case (3), the connecting... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

  
02/09/2012 > 97 patent applications in 62 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120034863 - Method and apparatus for interactive audience participation at a live entertainment event: The present invention relates to a method for providing interactive audience participation at live entertainment events. The method includes use of an interactive device that presents a promotional message and includes a user interface, broadcasting audio programming to the audience member through the interactive device, querying the audience members, wherein... Agent:

20120034865 - Base station, relay station, communication system, and communication method: A base station, by relay of a relay station provided in a cell of the base station, wirelessly communicates with a mobile station located in the cell and includes a receiver that receives from an adjacent-cell relay station provided in an adjacent cell, adjacent cell resource information related to wireless... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120034864 - Power distribution apparatus, power distribution method, and non-instant computer readable medium thereof: A power distribution apparatus (PDA), a power distribution method, and a non-instant computer readable medium thereof are provided. The PDA is used in a relay transmission system (RTS) comprising a mobile station (MS), a relay station (RS) and a base station (BS). The MS communicates with the BS through the... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20120034866 - Non-interfering utilization of non-geostationary satellite frequency band for geostationary satellite communication: A method, satellite and system utilizes non-geostationary satellite orbit (NGSO) frequency spectrum in geostationary satellite orbit (GSO) satellite communication in a non-interfering manner. A ground station transmits signals to a GSO satellite using a GSO frequency band and an extended frequency spectrum including the an NGSO frequency band whenever a... Agent: Viasat, Inc.

20120034867 - Communication system providing context-based mobile wireless communications device power consumption management and related methods: A communication system may include a plurality of near-field communication (NFC) sensors each associated with a respective location, and a mobile wireless communications device(s) switchable among a plurality of different power consumption modes. The mobile wireless communications device(s) may include a portable housing, an NFC circuit carried by the housing... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120034869 - Dual band antenna and methods for use therewith: A dual band antenna includes a far field antenna structure for facilitating the communication of first data with a remote device via far field signaling in a millimeter wave band. A near field antenna structure facilitates the communication of second data with a remote device via near field signaling in... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120034868 - Method of preselecting at least one application in a mobile communication device comprising an nfc system: The invention relates to a method for the preselection of at least one application hosted in a secure or non-embedded element in a mobile communication device comprising an NFC system, the said device being capable of accessing and reading data stored in a target NFC system, of the contactless tag... Agent: Gemalto Sa

20120034872 - Apparatus and method for generating rf without harmonic interference: A transmitter capable of operating according to a first standard that does not interfere with a nearby frequency generator operating according to a second standard. The transmitter comprises an oscillator, a frequency divider, a mixer, and a filter. The oscillator is configured to output a first frequency that is outside... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120034871 - Intra-device rf bus and control thereof: A device includes a first integrated circuit, a second integrated circuit and an RF bus controller. Each of the first and second ICs includes a radio frequency (RF) bus transceiver. The RF bus controller is coupled to control intra-device RF communications between the RF bus transceivers of the first and... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120034870 - Method and system for achieving enhanced quality and higher throughput for collocated ieee 802.11b/g and bluetooth devices in coexistent operation: A method and system for achieving enhanced quality and higher throughput for collocated IEEE 802.11b/g and Bluetooth (BT) devices in coexistent operation are provided. A priority signal may be generated by a BT radio in a coexistence station to disable WLAN transmissions in a WLAN radio when a BT HV3... Agent:

20120034873 - Cellular telephone, personal digital assistant and pager unit with capability of short range radio frequency transmissions: A cellular telephone system, including a cellular telephone transceiver unit, an ear piece which receives the voice vibrations of a user, and a wireless linkage operatively connecting the ear piece to the cellular telephone transceiver unit, allows a user to be in a hands-free mode when using a cellular telephone.... Agent:

20120034874 - Apparatuses and/or methods of interference mitigation and/or rate improvement via uncoordinated beamforming in heterogeneous networks: A method of selecting beamforming vectors for a first transmitter and a first receiver communicating via a first communication link to reduce interference at a second transmitter and a second receiver communicating via a second communication link includes estimating a transmission null space for the second transmitter with respect to... Agent:

20120034875 - Radio apparatus: A radio apparatus capable of correcting a direct current offset with high accuracy in a short time is provided. A radio apparatus according to an embodiment includes a first amplifier amplifying a signal inputted to an input terminal with amplification gain determined by a variable resistor to generate a first... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120034876 - Method and apparatus for vehicle-to-vehicle communication: According to one embodiment, a vehicle-mounted apparatus includes a wireless communication unit, an authentication data acquisition unit, a data transmitting/receiving unit, and a controller. The authentication data acquisition unit is configured to perform an authentication process with a roadside apparatus, through the wireless communication unit, and thereby to acquire authentication... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120034878 - Cell measurement device and process: A cellular communications system is described in which a mobile cellular device can, if necessary, obtain cell measurements for cells contained within a first cell list after it has received a second cell list. The mobile device then reports the cell measurements for cells within both lists so that a... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120034879 - Inter-radio access technology measurement system and method: A network access device is provided with one or more processors configured for macrotechnology-based transmission to a multi-mode user equipment of a signal including a plurality of data portions and a plurality of gaps between one or more of the plurality of data portions, wherein at least one of the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120034877 - Operation method and radio device for controlling power switch of radio based on moving speed: An operation method and a radio device for controlling power switch of radio based on moving speed are provided. The radio device comprises a speed estimator and an operator. The speed estimator is used for estimating the moving speed of the radio device, and the operator is used for comparing... Agent:

20120034880 - System and method for inter-radio access technology signal measurement: A multi-mode user equipment is provided. The multi-mode user equipment includes a processor configured to promote measurement of a signal strength of a microtechnology based communication during a portion of a macrotechnology based communication, wherein the portion is assigned by a macrotechnology based network component.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120034881 - Radio access technology multiplexing: A method of operating a network element of a wireless communication network is provided, wherein the network element is capable of communicating with a user equipment via at least two different communication technologies. The method includes communicating data between the user equipment and the network element by using a first... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120034882 - Reconfigurable wireless modem adapter: A reconfigurable wireless modem adapter is provided. The reconfigurable wireless modem adapter includes a control board and a radio frequency switch. The control board has at least two interfaces for a respective at least two modems and is configured to communicatively couple to at least one onboard system in a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20120034883 - Wireless transceiver: A wireless transceiver comprises an antenna, a switch, a first receiver amplifier, a second receiver amplifier, a transmitter, a receiver, and a signal processor. The switch connects to the antenna and the transmitter respectively. The second receiver amplifier connects to the first receiver amplifier via the receiver. The signal processor... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120034884 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone includes: an insert metal plate; a pin fixed to the insert metal plate; and a resin portion. The resin portion is formed by insert molding and covers a peripheral edge of the insert metal plate such that an end surface of the pin is exposed.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120034885 - Broadcasting system and method using human body communication: A transmitter includes a human body communication unit to detect an available broadcast channel; a channel setting unit to set the available broadcast channel to be connected; a broadcast data processing unit to generate a broadcast signal to be transmitted via the human body communication unit. A receiver includes a... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120034887 - Transmitter linearized using cartesian-processed look-up table and method therefor: A transmitter (50) includes a nonlinear predistorter (58) having two instances of an inverting transform (106, 106′) that may be implemented in a look-up table (122) and that implements a transform which is the inverse of an average terms component (96) of a nonlinear transform model (94) for an amplifier... Agent: Crestcom, Inc.

20120034886 - Transmitter linearized using inversing and non-inversing transform processing sections and method therefor: A transmitter (50) includes a nonlinear predistorter (58) having two instances of an inverting transform (106, 106′) that may be implemented in a look-up table (122) and that implements a transform which is the inverse of an average terms component (96) of a nonlinear transform model (94) for an amplifier... Agent: Crestcom, Inc.

20120034888 - Method and system for utilizing a touchscreen interface as an antenna: Methods and systems for utilizing a touchscreen interface as an antenna are disclosed and may include configuring one or more antennas in the touchscreen interface by capacitively-coupling conductive layers in the touchscreen interface. RF signals may be communicated utilizing the one or more configured antennas in the touchscreen interface. The... Agent:

20120034890 - Geographically related radio reception and station selection device and method: This invention relates a radio reception and station selection device related to geographical regions. It includes a tuning module and an AF output module, the tuning module interconnects the AF output module, the device further includes a positioning module, a display input module and a control module, each of the... Agent:

20120034889 - Sport event transducer: A sport event transducer having an output element that can emit a perceivable output in response to an event that relates to a sport team, such as for example by emitting an audio-visual output when a particular football team scores a touchdown. The transducer can be removable attached to a... Agent:

20120034891 - Method for dynamically adjusting signal processing parameters for processing wanted signal and communications apparatus utilizing the same: A communications apparatus is provided. A signal processing device receives an RF signal comprising a wanted signal complying with a first wireless communications protocol from an air interface and processes the RF signal according to one or more signal processing parameter(s) to obtain the wanted signal. An interference detector analyzes... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120034892 - High-rate wireless receiving apparatus: There is provided a high-rate wireless receiving apparatus which can effectively receive a wireless signal even in a Non-Line of Sight state by using a millimeter-wave band (e.g., 60 GHz) or a THz frequency band (100 GHz or above). The high-rate wireless receiving apparatus includes an antenna receiving a high-rate... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120034893 - Envelope power supply calibration of a multi-mode radio frequency power amplifier: The present disclosure relates to envelope power supply calibration of a multi-mode RF power amplifier (PA) to ensure adequate headroom when operating using one of multiple communications modes. The communications modes may include multiple modulation modes, a half-duplex mode, a full-duplex mode, or any combination thereof. As such, each communications... Agent: Rf Micro Devices, Inc.

20120034894 - Automatic gain control system with dual-rssi interference detection for optimization of sensitivity and adjacent channel rejection performance of rf receivers: A tuner includes a low noise amplifier (LNA), a first received signal strength indicator (RSSI), a mixer, an intermediate frequency (IF) filter, a second RSSI and an adjustment unit. The LNA amplifies a radio frequency (RF) signal. The first RSSI detects received signal strength indication of the RF signal and... Agent: Maxrise Inc.

20120034895 - Circuit and method for peak detection with hysteresis: In a communication system, the signal received or transmitted is required to be maintained within a range for proper operation. For example, a radio frequency signal received from an antenna is usually amplified by a low-noise amplifier (LNA) with adjustable gain. The input RF signal is properly amplified by the... Agent: Quintic Holdings

20120034896 - System and method for unscheduled wireless communication with a medical device: Unscheduled wireless communication with a medical device is achieved by operating a receiver of the medical device in a series of modes. Each mode provides an increasingly selective evaluation of received RF energy. The receiver, when operating in a first mode, is capable of detecting the presence of RF energy... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20120034899 - Communication method and mobile station: A communication method in a mobile station includes the steps of placing the mobile station in a self mode; and allowing the mobile station to receive a radio wave during the self mode. The communication method may further includes the steps of receiving broadcast information during the self mode; accepting... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120034898 - Method of handling emergency sessions and related communication device: A method for handling an emergency session for a network in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method comprises having an emergency context for a mobile device corresponding to the emergency session; not deactivating the emergency context for the mobile device when the network does not allocate radio resources... Agent:

20120034897 - Real time text messaging method and device: Embodiments include communication devices and texting methods performed by communication devices. When the communication device detects that a text session has been initiated with a potential real time text (RTT) destination specified as a destination for text messages transmitted by the communication device, the communication device automatically transitions into an... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120034900 - Systems, methods, and computer readable media for diameter routing with number portability correction: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for DIAMETER routing with portability correction are disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a method for providing number portability correction for DIAMETER signaling involving a subscriber of a communications network. The method includes receiving a DIAMETER signaling message directed... Agent:

20120034901 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone includes a fingerprint input unit, a storage unit, a switch unit, and a control unit. The fingerprint input unit is used to read and record fingerprint information of a user, and output the fingerprint information. The storage unit stores a fingerprint mode. The switch unit is connected... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120034902 - Uninterrupted usage and access of physically unreachable handheld device: Techniques for uninterrupted usage and access to physically unreachable handheld devices are provided. A physically unreachable handheld device includes an automated agent that is configured to authenticate a message received without manual intervention and to forward information from the handheld device to another remote and different handheld device.... Agent:

20120034903 - Mms brew message delivery hybridization architecture: Techniques and equipment are provided to allow Multimedia Message Service (MMS) communication between applications on a platform on a mobile station and third party websites or web servers by using a hybridized architectural design of MMS and BREW services. The following communications are provided: communication from a BREW application on... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

20120034904 - Automatically monitoring for voice input based on context: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes detecting a current context associated with a mobile computing device and determining, based on the current context, whether to switch the mobile computing device from a current mode of operation to a second mode of operation during which the mobile computing device monitors... Agent: Google Inc.

20120034907 - Method for transmitting digital data and system thereof and mobile terminal for the same in call waiting: The present invention relates to a method and system for transmitting digital data while waiting for call connection and a mobile communication terminal for the same. If an originating mobile communication terminal attempts call connection, the mobile communication system searches for service subscription information of a terminating mobile communication terminal... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

20120034909 - Roaming service method in a mobile broadcasting system, and system thereof: A roaming service method in a mobile broadcasting system and a system thereof are provided. A terminal receives a service guide from a corresponding visited service provider (Visited SP) when the terminal moves to a roaming area. The terminal transmits a roaming request message for requesting a purchase item allowable... Agent:

20120034908 - Services and transactions in a telephony network: At a telephony service location remote from a caller and a call recipient, a request for establishing a connection to the call recipient is received. The request is initiated by the caller specifying a number associated with the call recipient. A call recipient originated command signal is received during a... Agent:

20120034906 - Storage medium storing relay control program, relay server device, and relay control method: A relay server receives from a mobile terminal a delivery request to a delivery server device that provides an application to the mobile terminal. The relay server obtains position information of the mobile terminal from a representative device connected to a position managing server that holds the position information of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120034905 - Voice connection to an intrastructure facility after an event: Disclosed herein is a communication system for a vehicle for communicating with nearby vehicles which includes a control unit and a communication unit. After a triggering event occurs, an inquiry is sent to nearby vehicles whether a communication voice connection is to be established. Nearby vehicles can thereupon offer the... Agent: Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

20120034911 - Apparatus and method for performance enhancement in open loop multi cell mimo system: An apparatus and a method for operating a Mobile Station (MS) in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving a threshold for a gap of an average Receive (Rx) power between a neighboring Base Station (BS) and a serving BS, transmitting to the serving BS, identification information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120034910 - Priority based service selection methods and apparatus: Wireless communication techniques are provided to receive a service priority scheme selection and determine, during reception of a first service, whether or not to switch to a second service, based on the received service priority scheme selection. Devices, systems and methods can be configured to implement the techniques for service... Agent:

20120034912 - Optimizing services in extreme environments for bundled services in a fixed broadband wireless installation: A device monitors temperature readings from a sensor associated with an outdoor broadband unit. When the temperature readings increase above a stored threshold value, the device sends, to a device at a core network, an alert signal that invokes, at the core network, an emergency profile associated with the outdoor... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120034913 - Method and apparatus to facilitate support for multi-radio coexistence: Interference between potentially conflicting radio access technologies (RATs) in a wireless device may be managed through a coexistence manager. The coexistence manager allows a first active RAT to yield conflicting resources to a second idle RAT for purposes of receiving signals to allow proper operation by the second RAT. These... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120034914 - Off-hook triggered cellular-landline conference call: A method and system for conferencing a landline telephone into a cellular telephone call is disclosed. In response to a landline telephone going off-hook, a cellular telephone corresponding to the landline telephone is identified. When a determination is made that the corresponding cellular telephone is currently engaged in a call,... Agent: Sprint Spectrum L.p.

20120034915 - Telecommunication network: A network for establishing RF links between a main ground station connected to a NOC center and ground terminals via a multispot satellite, the network being composed of a coverage area composed of a plurality of cells in which terminals are located, each cell being associated with at least one... Agent: Eutelsat S A

20120034916 - Policy enabled roaming gateway in a communication network: Systems, methods, and apparatus for centrally managing service related information within a roaming environment are presented herein. A decision component can be configured to decide, based on information associated with a service level agreement, whether to accept, reject, or dynamically negotiate a communication service requested via a mobile device roaming... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120034917 - Method of frequency search: In a User Equipment, frequency search is performed using the physical location (e.g. GPS position) and using information about the allocation of frequency bands and the radio access technologies used in these bands in different regions or countries. Hereby, frequency searching can be reduced to those bands and to the... Agent: Tekefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120034918 - Method and apparatus for performing idle-mode operation using mobility information: A method and apparatus for performing a location update based on mobility information indicating a velocity of a Mobile Station (MS), and a method and apparatus for using a timer for a location update in a wireless access system are disclosed. The MS transmits a deregistration request message requesting initiation... Agent:

20120034919 - Wireless communication system in which nodeb broadcasts identification information on relay apparatus: A wireless communication system includes a first NodeB that forms a cell; and a relay apparatus to which the first NodeB connects and which relays data transmitted and received between the first NodeB and a core network. The first NodeB broadcasts identification information on the relay apparatus to which the... Agent:

20120034921 - Expedited handoff: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate handing off from a first sector to a second sector. An established link to the first sector may be employed to communicate with the second sector. A handoff request from a wireless terminal to the second sector and an associated handoff response from... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120034920 - Handover control method, mobile communication system, and mobile communication terminal: A time stamp is given to a parameter necessary for a mobile communication terminal to move to another cell and the parameter is transmitted to a movement destination base station from a movement source base station. The movement destination base station transmits difference information with the movement source base station... Agent:

20120034923 - Data communication systems, radio base stations, and data communication methods: A radio base station transmits a communication channel establishment rejection signal that contains information that denotes that a delay transmission that transmits the data later is to be executed to the mobile station and registers an identifier of the mobile station to a list if the communication channel establishment request... Agent:

20120034922 - Systems and methods for selective communications network access: Systems and methods for network congestion management thru selective network access among wireless cells and wireless hotspots are provided. In an embodiment of the present invention, a method to transmit a connection policy decision to a wireless communications device that is connected to a cellular wireless network whether to access... Agent:

20120034925 - Communication method of macro base station and micro base station for interference control: A communication method of a micro base station for interference control is provided. The communication method includes determining whether to perform a handover of macro user equipment from a macro base station to a micro base station based on interference from the macro user equipment served by the macro base... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120034924 - Control channel architecture: A communication system includes at least a large service area (LSA) base station having a LSA geographical service area and a small service area (SSA) base station having a SSA geographical service area that is smaller than the LSA geographical service area and at least partially overlaps the LSA geographical... Agent:

20120034926 - Computation of channel state feedback in systems using common reference signal interference cancelation: When enabled with common reference signal interference cancellation, a user equipment (UE) may still compute a channel state feedback value with consideration of any canceled interfering neighboring signals. When the neighboring cells are determined to be transmitting data during the time for which the channel state feedback value is being... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120034928 - Method in a wireless communication system: A method in a Central Node (CN), a method in a Remote Node (RN), and a method in a wireless communication system for allocating reference signals to be used for uplink transmission are disclosed. According to one aspect reference signals are allocated with a method comprising the steps of: determining... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120034927 - Transmissionof harq control information from a user equipment for downlink carrier aggregation: Methods and apparatus are described for a User Equipment (UE) to transmit acknowledgement information together with data information in a Physical Uplink Shared CHannel (PUSCH) or separate from data information in a Physical Uplink Control CHannel (PUCCH). The HARQ-ACK payload for transmission in a PUSCH and the HARQ-ACK signal transmission... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120034930 - Anonymous location service for wireless networks: An anonymous location wireless network service for use in a wireless network. The service provides content providers with the location of network users without revealing their identities. The service includes a wireless network having a proxy server, a network communication link to a plurality of web sites, and a wireless... Agent:

20120034932 - Method and check node for locking location of user network device: A method for locking a location of a Home NodeB (HNB) is provided, which includes: a Connectivity Session Location and Repository Function (CLF) and/or a verification node storing various location identifiers corresponding to location information; the user network device which includes a HNB or a Home evolved Home NodeB (HeNB)... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120034931 - System and method for detection of mobile operating through a repeater: A system and method for a network analysis system operating in a wireless communication system with repeaters is disclosed. Embodiments of the system and method enable the network analysis system to determine if signals being received by the network receivers arrive directly from a target mobile appliance or if the... Agent: Andrew, LLC

20120034929 - System and method for showing dynamic location for a plurality of users: A computer implemented method of displaying locations of a plurality of tracked assets. The method includes receiving at least one request to display a location representation for a plurality of tracked assets. It is determined whether each request is part of a request chain. Location information related to the requests... Agent: Wavemarket, Inc.

20120034933 - Method for communicating data between a system and a mobile network through an ip channel, corresponding portable object and system: The invention relates to a method for communicating data between a communication system and a mobile radio-communication network through an Internet Protocol data communication channel. The communication system comprises a host device and a portable object cooperating with the host device. According to the invention, the portable object determines in... Agent:

20120034934 - Systems and apparatus for light-based social communications: Light-based systems for communicating information associated with the formation of social connections are disclosed. One or more lighting controllers controlling individually controllable luminaires are used in conjunction with communication networks in order to identify and form remote light-based social connections. Additionally, visualization controllers are used in conjunction with visualization infrastructures,... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120034935 - Moving body and system for managing inventory information of moving body: An object is to easily manage inventory information of an moving body such as a work machine at each physical distribution center substantially in real time, and an moving body 1 is provided with a positional information obtaining unit 22 for obtaining positional information of the moving body 1 at... Agent: Komatsu Ltd.

20120034936 - Associated communication apparatus: The present invention discloses an associated communication apparatus that includes a telephone transmitter, a telephone base, and a wireless earphone so that user can install the telephone transmitter into the telephone base and can install the wireless earphone into the telephone transmitter. Furthermore, the telephone transmitter can be removed from... Agent: Sure Best Limited

20120034937 - Communications system with efficient multiprotocol-aware channel selection and interference avoidance: In one example, a method and system for selecting a channel for use with a mobile communication device is described. A shared frequency band shared between a first wireless communications protocol and a second wireless communications protocol is scanned to identify an active second wireless communications protocol channel. One or... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.

20120034938 - Real time text messaging method and device: Embodiments include communication devices and texting methods performed by communication devices. When the communication device detects that a text session has been initiated with a potential real time text (RTT) destination specified as a destination for text messages transmitted by the communication device, the communication device automatically transitions into an... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120034940 - System and method for using sms and tagged message to send position and travel information to server and/or peers: The GPS position or other short information related to a wireless telephone is encapsulated in a tagged protocol such as XML and sent using short message service (SMS) to peers or Internet servers, which can parse the tagged messages and extract, e.g., position information for display on a map.... Agent:

20120034939 - System and methods for cost-effective bilingual texting: A method for facilitating texting in a non-Latin-based language includes storing mapping between a non-Latin-based language and a Latin-based language in a computer storage. The characters in the non-Latin-based language are mapped to a first group of characters in the Latin-based language. The diacritics in the non-Latin-based language are mapped... Agent:

20120034941 - Communication nodes for use with a wireless ad-hoc communication network: Communication nodes for use with a wireless ad-hoc communication network are disclosed. In an embodiment of the present invention, the communication node comprises a transducer, which generates a signal in response to an external signal. The ad-hoc network communication is supported in part by static communication nodes, which defined an... Agent: Olsonet Communications Corporation

20120034942 - Base station sharing: An improved base station sharing in a radio communication system is disclosed. A logical base station is arranged to share a physical base station in the radio communication system with at least one further logical base station. According to an embodiment of the invention, the logical base station is associated... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120034944 - Wireless communications apparatus and methods employing opportunistic frequency band use: A base station selectively communicates with terminals using first and second separately allocated frequency bands, e.g., separate cellular/PCS bands, of a government spectrum allocation based on propagation conditions between the base station and the terminals. The base station may transmit in the first frequency band and receive in the second... Agent: Telcom Ventures, L.L.C.

20120034943 - Wireless load balancing across bands: A technique for wireless load balancing involves providing a wireless infrastructure that creates a target band option and helps push clients toward that band. An example of a method according to the technique involves, by way of example but not limitation, responding only to probe requests on a first band... Agent: Trapeze Networks, Inc.

20120034945 - Allocating a control channel for carrier aggregation: Methods for allocating a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) to reduce a number of PDCCH candidates in a search space for carrier aggregation on a user equipment (UE) are disclosed. The method comprises the step of selecting a control channel element (CCE) aggregation level for a PDCCH allocation for each... Agent:

20120034946 - Safety and tracking system and related devices: The present invention is a safety and tracking system that includes a master or master control unit with visual and audible signal intensity indicators, a numerical indicator, a plurality of manual control buttons that provide input data to the master control unit, a plurality of indicator lights with audible sounder,... Agent:

20120034948 - Method, device, and system for regulating power consumption: A method, device and system for regulating power consumption are provided in the embodiments of the present invention. A method for regulating power consumption includes: obtaining, by a base station, an application point and a configuration parameter; sending, by the base station, an indication message to a terminal according to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120034949 - Signal transmission parameter control using channel sounding: A base station (BTS) may instruct a client station (CS) to transmit sounding signals that the BTS may analyze to determine what adjustments, such as power, time, and/or frequency adjustment(s) should be made by the CS. The BTS may control when and how the sounding signals are sent by the... Agent: Wi-lan Inc.

20120034947 - Transmission power control system, base station, and transmission power control method: A transmission power determination system configured to control a transmission power of a radio signal transmitted by a small base station in a mobile communication network including a general base station forming a predetermined cell and the small base station forming a small cell smaller in size than the predetermined... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120034950 - Rf integrated circuit with transmitter and multipurpose output ports and methods for use therewith: An RF integrated circuit (IC) includes a first IC port for coupling a first transmit signal in a first frequency band to at least one external device and a second IC port for coupling a second transmit signal in a second frequency band to the at least one external device.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120034951 - Cradle for extending data capabilities to a wireless device: The invention is directed to a cradle that extends a wireless device's ability to communicate data through a wireless communications network. The cradle includes a frame having back, side, and bottom portions that define an open space for receiving a wireless device that has the ability to communicate with a... Agent: Sprint Communications Company L.p.

20120034952 - Multiple-antenna system for cellular communication and broadcasting: A multiple-antenna system for use in cellular communication and broadcasting. The multiple-antenna transmission system can be controlled, adjusted, configured, or reconfigured to produce desirable radiation beam patterns suitable for different types of applications. A signal distribution network may be provided in the multiple-antenna system. The signal distribution network is embedded... Agent: Neocific, Inc.

20120034954 - Mega communication and media apparatus configured to prevent brain cancerous deseases and to generate electrical energy: Disclosed embodiments comprise a computer device comprising communication apparatus operatively configured for boosting communication signals to prevent cancerous diseases and to provide interactive user interface. The communication apparatus is further configured to convert sound waves, vibrations, solar energy, wind force and pressure force into electrical energy communicable to a battery... Agent:

20120034955 - Portable terminal with multiple-hinges: A portable terminal with multiple hinges including a first housing and a second housing foldably coupled to the first housing. The portable terminal includes a pair of side hinge arms formed to protrude from a first surface of the second housing, a hinge apparatus installed between the side hinge arms... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120034953 - Wireless handset having combined multiple displays: A wireless handset having combined multiple displays is described. The wireless handset comprises a base component and a second component movably coupled to the base component. A first display is located on the base component and a second display is located on the second component. When the second component is... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120034956 - System and method for biasing a power amplifier: A system and method for biasing a power amplifier includes a power amplifier having a driver stage and an output stage, the driver stage having a plurality of driver devices, a bias current source configured to deliver a bias current to each of the plurality of driver devices, and a... Agent: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

20120034957 - Portable terminal: Provided is a portable terminal including a battery opening extending in a longitudinal direction or a widthwise direction of the portable terminal on a rear surface of the portable terminal, a battery pack inserted into the battery opening in the longitudinal direction or the widthwise direction of the portable terminal,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120034958 - Multiple network wake-up: In a mobile communication device, a method for determining the existence of one or more pending messages, the method including exiting from a power-save mode of operation, in which the mobile communication device does not receive messages; selecting for communication, one of a plurality of communication paths, the selecting based... Agent:

20120034959 - Electromagnetic shielding and an acoustic chamber for a microphone in a mobile electronic device: A circuit board in a mobile electronic device has a microphone and related amplifier and signal conditioning circuitry mounted thereon. A radio frequency (RF) shield surrounds and isolates the microphone from electromagnetic interference (EMI). The RF shield together with the circuit board forms an acoustic chamber surrounding the microphone. A... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

  
02/02/2012 > 128 patent applications in 65 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120028566 - Location-based audio service: Embodiments of the present invention provide a location-based audio service. According to one embodiment, a request for a desired audio stream having an inactive segment is received from a user operating a mobile device. Furthermore, geographic data may be monitored while the audio stream is being rendered on the mobile... Agent:

20120028567 - Method and apparatus for content navigation in digital broadcast radio: A low cost DAB multichannel receiver comprising a simplified buffering method for buffering content segments from multiple streams contained within the DAB channel, where the receiver enables the listener to navigate buffered content segments from multiple streams within the DAB channel while enabling the broadcaster to control the timeshift of... Agent:

20120028568 - Device and method for outputting data of a wireless terminal to an external device: A method for a wireless terminal is provided. The method includes establishing communication with a media device, and wirelessly transmitting multimedia data to the media device for display on an external device connected to the media device, whereby the multimedia data is reproduced on the external device in real time.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120028569 - Device and method for outputting data of a wireless terminal to an external device: A apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a display unit, a Radio Frequency (RF) unit to establish communication with a media device, and a control unit to control wireless transmission of multimedia data to the media device for display on an external device connected to the media device, whereby the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120028570 - Analog space-time relay method and apparatus for a wireless communication relay channel: An analog space-time relay method and apparatus for a wireless communication relay channel is disclosed herein. In a specific embodiment, the analog space-time relay channel (100) includes first and second relay antennas (122,124) arranged to relay an information signal transmitted from a source station (110) to a destination station (130).... Agent:

20120028571 - Communication apparatus, relay apparatus, wireless communication system, control method of communication apparatus, control method of relay apparatus, and storage medium: A communication apparatus, which is connected to a relay apparatus, and transmits data to a server apparatus connected via the relay apparatus, includes a determination unit which determines whether the communication apparatus or the relay apparatus holds an access function required to execute access processing to the server apparatus, a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120028572 - Polarization re-alignment for mobile satellite terminals: A system for allowing ground terminals, specifically mobile ground terminals, to dynamically and electronically realign signal polarizations to match that of incoming and outgoing signal polarizations from designated space assets, specifically communications from satellites, comprising an adaptive re-orientation technique based on a cost minimization function, and a means of direct... Agent:

20120028573 - Directional communication technique for systems with stations having multiple antennas or multiple antenna subassemblies: A system includes a plurality of stations capable of communicating with each other. A station of the system may comprise multiple antenna subassemblies and a receiver coupled to the subassemblies. The station is operable to activate one or more of the subassemblies to determine a direction of a first incoming... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Inc.

20120028578 - Arrangement for an nfc compatible mobile device for delayed transfer of an established friend connection and a related method: An arrangement for an NFC compatible mobile device for delayed transfer of an established friend connection and a related method. The arrangement is suitable, for example, for delaying the transmission of information about a friend connection established over the NFC relative to another NFC compatible device to a remote device,... Agent: Solocem Systems Oy

20120028576 - Filtering network in hr-si silicon technology: The invention relates to a filtering network in HR-Si silicon technology defined by at least one cut-off frequency and comprising an input terminal for receiving the signal to be filtered and an output terminal for delivering a filtered signal. The network comprises a first ground line connected by its ends... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20120028579 - Method of detecting a nfc device emulating several contactless cards which may use a plurality of protocols: The invention is a method of managing a NFC transaction between two hosts and a reader device. The two hosts are embedded in NFC devices and are intended to be identified by the reader device during an anti-collision phase through a first identifier and a second identifier respectively. The first... Agent: Gemalto Sa

20120028577 - Mobile devices and methods employing haptics: A variety of haptic improvements useful in mobile devices are detailed. In one, a smartphone captures image data from a physical object, and discerns an object identifier from the imagery (e.g., using watermark, barcode, or fingerprint techniques). This identifier is sent to a remote data structure, which returns data defining... Agent:

20120028574 - Near field rf communicators: A near field RF communicator has an inductive coupler (102) to couple inductively to an H field of an RF signal from another near field RF communicator in near field range to provide a received signal, a demodulator (300) coupled to extract any modulation from a source signal representing a... Agent: Innovision Research & Technology PLC

20120028575 - Power supply control apparatus and method thereof and mobile apparatus using the same: A power supply control apparatus is applied to a communication apparatus that is applied to a mobile apparatus. The power supply control apparatus includes a switch, coupled between the communication apparatus and a power supply; and a signal detecting unit, for detecting a wireless signal via an electromagnetic introduction approach... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20120028580 - Aftermarket telematics unit for use with a vehicle: An aftermarket telematics unit for use with a vehicle includes, but is not limited to, a housing that is configured for mounting in an interior of a vehicle, a receiver mounted within the housing and configured to receive a first short range wireless signal at a first frequency, a fob... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120028582 - Methods of operating electronic devices, and methods of providing electronic devices: Some embodiments include a method disposing an integrated circuit die within a housing, the integrated circuit die having integrated circuitry formed thereon, the integrated circuitry including first transponder circuitry configured to transmit and receive radio frequency signals, wherein the integrated circuit die is void of external electrical connections for anything... Agent: Round Rock Research, LLC

20120028581 - Portable terminal for having detachable bluetooth headset: A portable terminal with a detachable BLUETOOTH headset is provided. The terminal includes the BLUETOOTH headset installed detachably in the portable terminal, a receiver module and a microphone module installed in the BLUETOOTH headset and used for phone call, an electrical connection means for, when the BLUETOOTH headset is installed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120028583 - Wireless adapter for interfacing between an accessory and a device: Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide compatibility among incompatible accessories and portable media players. One example provides an adapter having a connector receptacle to mate with an accessory's connector insert and a connector insert to mate with a portable media player's connector receptacle. Another example provides an adapter having a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120028584 - System and method for self-organized inter-cell interference coordination: A system and method for self-organized inter-cell interference coordination are provided. A method for controller operations includes receiving signal power measurements at a controller, determining an interference level based on the signal power measurements, generating relationship information based on the interference level, and determining frequency reuse modes for communications controllers... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20120028585 - Communication system and communication program: A communication system to enable a communication between different places including: a transmitting section which transmits information from a first place in order to detect whether a communication partner is present at a second place; a detection section which receives the information and detects whether the communication partner is present;... Agent:

20120028586 - Simulation system, simulation apparatus, and simulation method: A simulation apparatus according to the present invention performs propagation simulation regarding the radio wave quality of a base station radio wave in a specific area. The apparatus includes: a receiving unit configured to receive, from a plurality of mobile terminals existing in the specific area, measured results of the... Agent:

20120028587 - Dual-feed antenna array with integral comparison circuit for phase and amplitude calibration: A two-element array antenna system includes a first antenna element and a second antenna element. A transmitting, receiving, and processing (TRP) system is coupled to the first and second antenna elements via, respectively, a single first transmission element and a single second transmission element. The first and second transmission elements... Agent: Honeywell International, Inc.

20120028588 - Communication apparatus and communication method, computer program, and communication system: Transmission and reception beams of the respective terminal stations are directed to an access point, a valid communication link based on the second communication method is utilized as a link for a high speed data transmission between the access point and the respective terminal stations. Of course, the communication link... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120028589 - Method and system for interactive home monitoring: A method and system for interactive home monitoring includes detecting a visitor arriving at a premises of a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) client by an intercom unit installed at the premises. The intercom unit may be coupled to the MCDN client, which may be configured to wirelessly communicate with... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120028590 - Semiconductor device: In a multi-core semiconductor device, a data bus between CPUs or the like consumes a larger amount of power. By provision of a plurality of CPUs which transmit data by a backscattering method of a wireless signal, a router circuit which mediates data transmission and reception between the CPUs or... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120028591 - Apparatus and method for low voltage radio transmission: Apparatus and methods are disclosed related to low-voltage radio transmitters with high spectral purity. One such apparatus includes a baseband path with a predistortion stage, a programmable filter, and an upconverter core. In an embodiment, the programmable filter is placed between the predistortion stage and the upconverter core. In an... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.

20120028592 - Shared soft metric buffer for carrier aggregation receivers: A method in a receiver includes receiving from a transmitter an aggregated-spectrum signal including at least first and second component carriers in respective spectral bands. Information related to processing one or more of the component carriers is buffered in at least one shared buffer, such that storage locations in the... Agent:

20120028593 - Mobile receiver apparatus: A mobile receiver apparatus includes first tuner 2 for converting a received frequency signal by antenna 1 into an intermediate frequency signal, delay circuit 4 for setting a time required for the movement corresponding to a specific wavelength of the received frequency signal as a delay time, second tuner 3... Agent:

20120028594 - Method and apparatus for imbalance-free fm demodulation in direct conversion radio receivers: An apparatus and method for demodulating an FM RF signal is presented. An Adaptive Differentiate Cross Multiply (ADCM) system in which the energy estimate of the desired on-channel RF is generated using adaptive filtering. The adaptive filter includes low pass filtering of the instantaneous energy estimate. The bandwidth of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120028595 - Radio transceiver on a chip: An entire radio transceiver can be completely integrated into one IC chip. In order to integrate the IF filters on the chip, a heterodyne architecture with a low IF is used. A single, directly modulated VCO is used for both up-conversion during transmission, and down-conversion during reception. Bond-wires are used... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericssson (publ)

20120028596 - Wireless communication apparatus capable of rapidly changing directional patterns of multiple steerable antenna apparatuses: A directional pattern table memory stores combined directional pattern groups in each of which combined directional patterns are ordered by different predetermined priority according to a different radio propagation environment. A controller computes a communication performance expected value based on RSSIs for when an initial combined directional pattern is set... Agent:

20120028597 - Overriding vehicle communications in emergency situations: A system and method for controlling calls in a vehicle during an emergency situation that includes identifying an emergency situation and placing a voice call or a data call to the vehicle in response to the emergency situation. If the placed call cannot be connected because the vehicle has another... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120028598 - Privacy-related requests for an ims emergency session: A network component is provided that includes a processor configured, upon the network component receiving an IMS (Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem) emergency call from a user equipment (UE) 110, to detect in the emergency call an indicator requesting the network component to restrict presentation of private information related to the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120028599 - Emergency alert notification and response: Various embodiments include communicating emergency information to a vehicle. A computer may receive one or more emergency notifications issued by a government agency. Additionally, a geographic location of a vehicle may be determined based on GPS data. At least one emergency notification may be selected based on the geographic location... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120028600 - Emergency alert system and method: An emergency alert system, method and device are disclosed. The invention employs an emergency alert message, which directs end users to take some particular action like evacuating an identified geographic area. The invention further employs a geographic area message, which is based on a particular geographic area within which all... Agent:

20120028601 - Account and asset loader tool: A system that enables reconciliation of accounts between a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) and a mobile host operator (MHO) includes an asset loader server that receives data that defines a user event. The asset loader server generates a wholesale bill associated with the user event. The rate charged in... Agent:

20120028602 - Computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for telecommunications rating: The present application relates to a computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for telecommunications rating. The computer-implemented method for telecommunications rating may comprise: receiving an event from a source system for a service, wherein the event is generated by a user; transforming the event into a normalized event by... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited

20120028603 - System and method for capturing real time telecommunications usage data from mobile devices and comparing that data to life cycle telecommunications expense management (tem) data: In one embodiment, a signal having a real-time usage value associated with operation of a mobile device is received from the mobile device. Information on a service agreement for the mobile device is received. A command is sent to the mobile device when the operation of the mobile device crossed... Agent: Rivermine Software, Inc.

20120028604 - Certification and activation of used phones purchased through an online auction: A system and method for providing an online auction of a wireless device. An indicator is displayed to a winner of an online auction of the wireless device. The indicator is associated with an option for the user to certify the wireless device for use with one or more providers... Agent: Simplexity, LLC

20120028605 - Communication terminal and communication system: Provided is a communication terminal capable of suppressing the phenomenon of personal information being transmitted contrary to the will of the person. A communication terminal (1) comprises communication sections (20, 200), a first storage section (131) for storing first information relating to a first communication terminal, an information creating section... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120028608 - Femto-ap and method for reducing authentication time of user equipment using the same: A method for reducing authentication time of a user equipment (UE) in an Internet Protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) network using a Femto access point (AP) establishes a secure channel between the Femto-AP and a gateway of the IMS network, performs a Femto-AP authentication with an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA)... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120028606 - Identifying abusive mobile messages and associated mobile message senders: Systems, methods, and devices that identify abusive mobile messages and associated abusive mobile communication device users are presented. A core network can comprise a message abuse detector component (MADC) that can selectively or randomly monitor or sample mobile messages communicated in the core network. The MADC can evaluate origination and... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120028612 - Method and system for verifying an identification of a person: A method and system for verifying an identification of a person is described. One embodiment receives an identification verification request from a customer, the identification verification request being submitted from a mobile communication device associated with the customer; authenticates the identification verification request; transmits an identification authorization code to the... Agent: Mocapay, Inc.

20120028611 - Method of handling minimization of drive tests measurement and related communication device: A method of handling minimization of drive tests, hereafter called MDT, measurement for a mobile device in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes registering to a first public land mobile network, and maintaining MDT measurement configuration when the UE registers to a second public land mobile network... Agent:

20120028607 - Mobile-originated sms local broadcast: A method and system for local broadcasting of messages from a wireless mobile device to many others located within the same geographic area. This can be done using SMS messaging wherein a message to be broadcast is addressed to a particular designated address and, when received by a wireless carrier... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120028610 - Privacy-enabled telephone directory: A privacy-enabled telephone directory is disclosed that is implemented through a contact facilitator. The contact facilitator receives a contact request from a caller which includes the name of the party to be called and disambiguation information to distinguish the called party. The contact facilitator applies the disambiguation information to entries... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120028609 - Secure financial transaction system using a registered mobile device: A secure system and method are disclosed to effectuate financial transactions over a secure internet backbone establishing and using a secure financial proxy account and a pre-registered personal handheld mobile device where all funds within the account remain in an “inactive” non-usable state until activated and allocated only by the... Agent:

20120028613 - Messaging system: A messaging system comprises a mobile telephone apparatus (10), an outgoing message store (30), and incoming message store (32) and control means (26) operable to control the operation of the outgoing and incoming message stores.... Agent:

20120028614 - Method and system for processing unified state change notifications: An embodiment of the present invention provides a computer system for processing state change notifications. The system includes at least one state server configured to generate a state change notification to be delivered to a terminal. The system also includes a State Composition and Notification server operatively coupled to the... Agent:

20120028615 - Two-way communication of events between a mobile device and remote client: The present application allows two-way communication between a remote client and a mobile device, such as a mobile phone. User's can be informed of phone events in real time, regardless of their proximity to the mobile device. A two-way communication link allows a remote client to communicate back to the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120028616 - Terminal in digital trunking communication system and method for realizing fast answer thereof: A method for realizing a fast answer of a terminal in a digital trunking communication system comprises: after receiving a channel assignment message signalling from a system side, a main control device of the terminal establishes a service channel, determines a call type, and executes a voice mode flow when... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120028619 - Ambient telecommunication system, a method for operating such system, and a computer readable medium: An ambient telecommunication system (10) is provided. The system (10) comprises a set of transmitters (11) and a corresponding set of receivers (12) for transmitting and receiving electronically or digitally encoded sound between two or more conversing parties. The ambient telecommunication system further comprises at least one light emitting unit... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120028620 - Call intercept methods, such as for customer self-support on a mobile device: A method for intercepting calls from a remote or mobile device for customer self-support detects when users or subscribers dial one or more predetermined numbers. If the number corresponds to one of the predetermined numbers (such as a customer support number), the phone may intercept the call and display a... Agent:

20120028617 - Method of communicating voice and data transmissions for telematics applications: A method of establishing an alternate communication channel between a telematics unit and a central facility that includes determining that a vehicle telematics unit is unable to communicate data over a voice call using a voice channel; initiating a data call from the vehicle telematics unit to a central facility... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120028618 - System and method of providing notifications for acknowledgement of missed calls: A system and method for notifying the calling party of acknowledgment of the missed calls by the called party is disclosed. The called party and the calling party can subscribe for the notification service to enable charging for the service. When the calling party initiates a call to the called... Agent:

20120028622 - Call control: A method of call control in which a first communications network, detecting calls directed to a destination in the first network; redirects at least some of the calls to a destination in a second network (e.g. on no answer from the destination in the first network). The first communications network... Agent:

20120028621 - System and method for redirecting communications for a mobile device: A method and system for automatically triggering call redirecting in response to a mobile device detecting its connection to a host such as a personal computer, is provided. In one embodiment, the mobile device detects connection by sensing application of a charging voltage via a Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120028623 - Method and system for communicating between users: A social networking system comprises a mobile telephone device relating to a first user. that facilitates telephone calls between the first user and other users. User data including identity data and contact data of the other users is initially resident upon the mobile telephone device. The mobile telephone device comprises... Agent:

20120028625 - System and method for generating a message notification based on sensory detection: An electronic device (10) provides user message notifications as to messages that were received when the user was not in possession of or in the vicinity of the electronic device. The electronic device includes a communications circuit (46) for receiving an incoming message, and an output device (30, 32, 50)... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120028624 - System and method for improving mobile device safety by selectively disabling device features during unsafe operational conditions: A system for improving safe operation of mobile communication devices includes an operational module installable on a mobile communication device. The mobile communication device is able to communicate wirelessly over a mobile communications network and has a plurality of internal sensors, a plurality of external sensors, a user interface, and... Agent: Tcmd Holdings, LLC

20120028630 - Base station and cellular wireless communication system: A femtocell base station collects the terminal distribution within the cell and selects terminals to represent the cell-center and the cell-edge from among the terminals within the cell. The femtocell base station also calculates maximum transmit power for the respective the cell-center and cell-edge terminals allowable by the macrocell base... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120028627 - Method and apparatus for biasing a handoff decision based on a blackhaul link: A decision whether to perform a handover between a relay and a base station may depend, at least in part, on a backhaul link between the relay and the donor base station serving the relay. That is, the relay may provide information relating to a characteristic of the backhaul link... Agent:

20120028629 - Method and apparatus for setting a transmit power level: An access point for supporting communication in a femto cell of a cellular communication network. The access point comprises transceiver circuitry arranged to enable communication with at least one cell subscribed wireless communication unit located within the femto cell, and signal processing logic module. The signal processing logic is arranged... Agent:

20120028632 - Method for operating a base station and base station: A method for operating a base station of a mobile wireless system, in particular of a mobile communications network, wherein the base station is configured to operate in different operation states, wherein the operation states at least include an active operational mode, in which the radio interface subsystem of the... Agent: Nec Europe Ltd.

20120028631 - Method of utilizing a relay node in wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and a user equipment (UE) providing wireless communication services, and more particularly, a method of preventing transmission error of data while maintaining its security and a method of controlling an access of a Relay Node (RN) to a Donor eNB (DeNB)... Agent:

20120028626 - Policy determination for user equipment providng mutual aid in a visited enterprise operating area of a long term evolution system: A Mutual Aid QoS Function (MAQF) performs a method for determining policy for user equipment (UE) providing mutual aid in a mutual aid enterprise operating area of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system. The method includes: receiving an indication that a UE is assigned to provide mutual aid in a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120028628 - Switching between open and closed loop multi-stream transmission: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for multi-stream wireless communication between a transmitter node and a receiver node. The method comprises applying an open-loop multi-stream transmission technique during an initial part of a transmission burst. In another step of the method, detailed channel state information is received... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120028633 - Method and apparatus for improved mbms capacity and link management through robust and performance optimal soft combining: A method for wireless communication is disclosed that includes receiving a plurality of sets of transport blocks, each set of transport blocks associated with a radio link from a plurality of radio links in soft combining; performing a filtering operation of block errors in the plurality of radio links; and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120028635 - Method and system for monitoring a mobile equipment fleet: A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a message from a remote device. The message includes data. The method further includes analyzing the data using a set of rules. The analyzing includes performing a maintenance analysis by analyzing the data using a set of asset maintenance rules and a... Agent:

20120028634 - Methods for accurate use of finite dynamic range measurement data in radio path loss propagation model calibration: Methods for accurately predicting radio propagation from signal strength measurements. Dynamic range limitations in the measurement data are explicitly taken into account. The resulting propagation models accurately predict signal strength for calculation of coverage and interference.... Agent: Newfield Wireless, Inc.

20120028636 - Apparatus for multi-cell support in a network: An apparatus for providing multi-cell support in a telecommunications network is described. The apparatus includes a modem board and a multi-core processor having a plurality of processor cores attached to the modem board. A single partition is defined with all of the processor cores included in it. The single partition... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120028637 - Apparatus and methods for network scanning for manual plmn search: Various embodiments for providing enhanced manual PLMN search in mobile devices are described. In one or more embodiments, a user may initiate a manual PLMN search while the mobile device has a data connection to a network. The mobile network carrier may receive a request from the mobile device to... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20120028638 - Radio communication devices, information providers, methods for controlling a radio communication device and methods for controlling an information provider: In an embodiment, a radio communication device may be provided. The radio communication device may include a first receiver configured to receive from a first cell first data representing a content encoded using a first codec; a second receiver configured to receive from a second cell second data representing the... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120028639 - Apparatus and method for performing cell selection to home cell or private network in a mobile communication system: An apparatus and method for performing cell selection to a Home cell or a Private network in a mobile communication system are provided, in which a User Equipment (UE) determines a candidate cell by measuring a serving cell and neighbor cells, receives an indicator indicating a Home cell or a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120028640 - Method and apparatus for identifying user equipment, and method for transmitting and allocating a temporary identifier: A method and an apparatus for identifying a UE in an SAE network, and an MME are provided herein. The method includes: receiving an SAE-TMSI which is allocated to a UE that accesses an SAE network and includes at least: a pool-ID, an MME-ID, and a UE temporary identifier; using... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120028641 - Mobile station and mobile communication method: A mobile station according to the present invention includes: a dedicated signaling reception unit (12) configured to receive a dedicated signaling including a priority for a frequency or a group of frequencies of each radio access network; and a camp-on processing unit (13) configured to select a camp-on cell based... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120028642 - Codec rate adaptation for radio channel rate change: Speech signals to be sent between a first node and a second node via a wireless communication system are Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) encoded. A need to change the first node's first data transmission rate over a radio interface to a second different data transmission rate is determined. A new AMR... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm

20120028643 - Method and system to support user-centric selection of point of attachment through momentary interactive multimedia experience conveyance and through correlation of web links to quality and experience metrics: A system and method for improving quality of experience (QoE) of using a mobile device can comprise utilization of stored information relating to RANs of service providers and QoE ratings, receiving an event related to the RANs or to mobile Web browsing actions, receiving requests for QoE metrics based on... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

20120028644 - Mobile communication system, interference of neighborhood suppression method and base station in the system: A mobile communication system, a neighboring cell interference suppression method and a base station in the mobile communication are disclosed. When a NodeB establishes a non-serving radio link for a UE, only a control plane connection is established, and contribution of the UE to uplink load in a cell is... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120028645 - Communication technique using change of type of femto base station: Disclosed is a communication technique using the change of type of a femto base station. The femto base station is able to change the type of CSG opening/closing depending on conditions, and broadcasts the information on the change. A terminal is able to determine the network entry/handover to a corresponding... Agent:

20120028646 - Method of seamless roaming between wireless local area networks and cellular carrier networks: A scheme that enables seamless roaming between the WLAN and the cellular carrier network by enabling a user that originates a call in the WLAN and happens to go outside the range of the WLAN to automatically switch over to the cellular carrier network without losing connection with the other... Agent: Kraasten Bros. Fund B.v. LLC

20120028647 - Method of assigning a mobile unit to a tracking area based on a location update frequency: The present invention provides a method for assigning a mobile unit to a tracking area based upon a location update frequency. The method includes selecting one of a technology-specific tracking area and a shared tracking area based on a location update frequency associated with a mobile unit.... Agent: Lucent Technologies, Inc.

20120028648 - Load balancing in wireless networks: A load balancing system for a wireless network comprises: a base station parameter extraction unit able to extract base station availability parameters of currently available base stations; and a base station quality of service selector associated with said base station parameter extraction unit configured to determine from said parameters which... Agent: Alvarion Ltd.

20120028652 - Determining a position of a terminal: It is disclosed an apparatus, a method and a computer program for determining a position of a terminal. It is checked if an intersection of all areas of a set of areas that are associated with one or more communication nodes and represent and/or limit possible positions of a terminal... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120028651 - Location derived presence information: The number of messages required in networks where both location and presence services are deployed may be reduced, by retrieving presence data from messages otherwise intended to provide only location information. Thus, information determined in a location service scheme is utilized to provide a presence service as well. A location... Agent:

20120028649 - Methods and apparatuses for use in determining that a mobile station is at one or more particular indoor regions: Methods and apparatuses are provided which may be implemented in various devices for to determine or assist in determining that a mobile station is at one or more particular indoor regions and to provide positioning assistance data and/or the like to the mobile station with regard to at least the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120028650 - System and method for predicting future locations of mobile communication devices using connection-related data of a mobile access network: A system and method for predicting future locations of mobile communication devices utilizes connection-related data from a mobile access network supporting the mobile communication devices to determine latest locations of the mobile communication devices, which are used to predict the future locations of the mobile communication devices. In addition to... Agent: Openwave Systems Inc.

20120028653 - System and method of umts ue location using uplink dedicated physical control channel and downlink synchronization channel: A system and method for estimating a location of a wireless device in a wireless communication system having a plurality of nodes and a plurality of location measurement units (“LMUs”). A set of signal samples from a first wireless device and a second wireless device may be collected by one... Agent: Andrew LLC.

20120028654 - Methods and apparatuses for mobile station centric determination of positioning assistance data: Methods and apparatuses are provided which may be implemented in various devices to generate positioning assistance data and/or the like by mobile station with regard to at least one of a plurality of different indoor regions.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120028655 - Radio communication devices, information providers, methods for controlling a radio communication device and methods for controlling an information provider: In an embodiment, a radio communication device may be provided. The radio communication device may include a first receiver configured to receive from a first cell first data representing a content encoded using a first codec; a second receiver configured to receive from a second cell second data representing the... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Technology Gmbh

20120028657 - Efficient paging for multiple universal subscriber identity module (usim) equipment in td-scdma systems: Wireless communication in a radio access network may be implemented when a user equipment (UE) is in active communication with a serving node B using a first international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) and a communication request is made for a second IMSI associated with the same UE. The communication request... Agent:

20120028656 - Method of identifying telematics calls: A method of identifying telematics calls includes the steps of receiving at a vehicle telematics unit a paging message used to connect a call over a wireless carrier system; determining at the vehicle telematics unit if the paging message used to connect the call includes a Mobile Identification Number (MIN)... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120028658 - Communication system for exchange of messages at a facility: A social networking communication system of the type for exchanging messages among cellular telephone users without requiring the users to divulge their cellular telephone numbers to one another, the improvement comprising of collecting and recording personal information, to sign up cellular telephone users, and providing a docking system adapted to... Agent:

20120028659 - Covert message redaction and recovery in a wireless communication device: A wireless communication device comprises a user interface, a memory, a wireless communication interface, and a processing system. The wireless communication interface is configured to wirelessly receive a message. The processing system is configured to direct the memory to store the message. The processing system is configured to drive the... Agent: Sprint Communications Company L.p.

20120028661 - Interworking circuit service fall back: Techniques, apparatuses, and systems include mechanisms for interworking circuit service fallback. In one implementation, a system for wireless communications can include one or more first base stations forming a first radio access network to provide wireless communications based on a first wireless technology; one or more second base stations forming... Agent: Zte (usa) Inc.

20120028660 - Method and apparatus for notifying devices of new messages: In one embodiment, the present disclosure is a method and apparatus for notifying devices of new messages. In one embodiment, a method for notifying a subscriber device of the presence of a new message includes receiving the new message containing message content, and sending a notification message to the subscriber... Agent:

20120028662 - Broadcasting method and radio apparatus: An RF unit receives periodically signals broadcast by other terminal apparatuses. When the quality of the signal received periodically is more deteriorated than a second threshold value even though the intensity of the signal received periodically is larger than a first threshold value, an identifying unit detects a malfunction in... Agent:

20120028663 - Interference identification and mitigation in wireless communication: Interference in a wireless communication system receiver, such as at a base station, is identified based on monitoring automatic gain control (AGC) events. AGC statistics in combination with base band processing are used to identify the interference. Performance degradation is evaluated, and interference mitigation solutions are proposed based on the... Agent:

20120028665 - Method for selecting an adaptive comp scheme: Disclosed is a method for selecting an adaptive CoMP scheme for a user equipment. The user equipment selects a first CoMP set which can maximize a signal to interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) from among CoMP sets while performing a first coordinate multi-point (CoMP) scheme. Then, the user equipment compares the current... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120028666 - Pre-processing method, system, and apparatus for cooperative communication: A pre-processing method and system for cooperative communication are provided. The method includes: after obtaining channel matrices collected by a Base Station (BS), obtaining Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Cooperation Area (CA) information, in which the MIMO CA information includes cooperation information between BSs, and the cooperation information between the BSs is... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120028664 - System and method for automatic fractional frequency reuse planning: A system and method for automatic fractional frequency reuse (FFR) planning are provided. A method for controller operations includes determining a group of frequency reuse modes, assigning at least one frequency reuse mode to a controller based on mutual relationship information, where the at least one frequency reuse mode is... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20120028668 - Method and apparatus for sending and receiving control channel in wireless communication system: In a wireless communication system a control channel is required in order to use limited resources effectively. However, the control channel resource is part of the system overhead, and thus reduces the data channel resource used for data transmission. In the long term evolution (LTE) system based on OFDM, one... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120028667 - Sum-rate balancing in wireless multicell and multicarrier system: A method in a communication node of a wireless communications system that provides at least two communication links each having at least two frequency channels. The communication node is configured to communicate with a receiving communication node over a link under influence of interference from surrounding transmitter(s) using said frequency... Agent:

20120028669 - Method and arrangement for maintaining cell coverage: The present invention relates to an arrangement, a communication network node and a user equipment allowing for maintaining cell coverage in a communication network system as well as a method for such maintained cell coverage. The communication network system comprising a plurality of communication network nodes (15a, 15b) communicating with... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120028672 - Apparatus and method for transmitter power control for device-to-device communications in a communication system: An apparatus, method and system for controlling a transmitter power level for direct device-to-device communications in a communication system. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor and memory including computer program code. The memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the processor, cause the apparatus to... Agent:

20120028673 - Method and apparatus for controlling uplink power in wireless communication system: A method is provided for controlling an uplink (UL) power by a Mobile Station (MS) in a wireless communication system including an upper-layer Base Station (BS) and a lower-layer BS whose cell coverage is narrower than that of the upper-layer BS. The method also includes measuring a first received signal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120028674 - Method for cell sleep/wakeup, method and apparatus for controlling carrier power: The present invention discloses a method for cell sleep/wakeup, and a method and an apparatus for controlling carrier power, wherein the method for controlling carrier power comprises: a SON judging whether a cell of a base station requires sleep and/or wakeup, wherein when the judgment result is that the cell... Agent:

20120028671 - Power loading in mu-mimo: Embodiments of a system and method for transmitting data from an access point in a multiple user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO) system are provided. A first indication of signal quality (ISQ) is received at the access point from a first station and a second ISQ is received from a... Agent:

20120028670 - Switching communication radio path based on power constraints: Aspects relate to determining whether a constraint or other condition on a mobile device may be alleviated or better satisfied by switching from one communication network to another for a call (or setting up a call on one network in preference to another). A mobile device is operable to conduct... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120028675 - Channel access method for vehicle communication handover: A first roadside equipment operates as a transmitting/receiving mode in a control channel interval of an Nth synchronization interval so as to support a handover. In this instance, a second roadside equipment neighboring to the first roadside equipment operates as a receiving mode in the control channel interval of the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120028676 - Method for obtaining uplink signal quality of an adjacent cell and method for optimizing handoff: A method for obtaining an uplink signal quality of a neighbor cell includes: a serving Evolved Node B obtaining a downlink transmission path loss of current user equipment in said neighbor cell according to a reference signal power of said neighbor cell and a measurement report result of said user... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120028677 - Communication devices with gyrating circuits and methods for use therewith: A device includes a gyrating circuit that generates a motion parameter based on motion of the device. An RF transceiver generates an outbound RF signal from an outbound symbol stream, transmits the outbound RF signal to a remote station of a wireless network, and generates an inbound symbol stream from... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120028679 - Mobile electronic device: A mobile electronic device includes: a housing that includes an opening part; a display part that includes a display area and that is disposed inside the housing, wherein the display area is visible from the outer section of the housing through the opening part; a touch panel that is stacked... Agent:

20120028678 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling a three-dimensional image therein: A mobile terminal includes a display including a touchscreen, a plurality of cameras including a first camera and a second camera capturing a left eye image and a right eye image, respectively, to generate a three-dimensional (3D) image, and a controller for generating a 3D preview image to which at... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120028680 - Smartphone-based vehicular interface: Method for enabling interaction with a vehicle including coupling a smartphone to the vehicle via a coupling element whereby the smartphone is removable from the coupling element and thus removable from the vehicle, and transferring data between the smartphone and the vehicle while the smartphone is coupled to the vehicle... Agent:

20120028683 - Apparatus and method for operation according to squeezing in portable terminal: A method and apparatus perform pressure detection in a mobile terminal. method determines a squeezing pressure of the mobile terminal. The method determines whether a user squeezes the mobile terminal using the squeezing pressure determined and a value of a proximity sensor. The method transitions the mobile terminal to a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120028681 - Multi-tone detection for in-band data modem link establishment in wireless networks: A method and system for modem signaling over a voice channel of a cellular or other wireless communication system. A plurality of sequential tones are transmitted, each of which corresponds to at least one network type and contains at least one primary frequency selected so as to successfully be passed... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120028682 - Steering wheel attached cellular phone interface device for communication with alert system: A cell phone communications device for use with an automotive steering wheel including; a screen attached to a steering wheel. The screen includes a first visual alert device such as a message and flashing arrow. A first hand unit attached to the steering wheel adjacent the left hand of the... Agent:

20120028684 - Radio communication device and error correction/encoding method: Provided is a radio communication device which can obtain an error ratio characteristic equivalent to the one obtained by using a tail bit, without using a tail bit in the error correction and encoding. The device includes: a blocking unit (106) which adds a bit indicating an error detection result... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120028687 - Alternative inputs of a mobile communications device: In an implementation, a mobile communications device includes a display device having touchscreen functionality, a keyboard having a plurality of physical keys that include a dedicated key and letter keys arranged according to a QWERTY layout, and one or more modules. The one or more modules are configured to output... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120028688 - Apparatus and method for controlling an electronic device by rotation: An apparatus and method for controlling an electronic device by rotation is disclosed. The electronic device is adaptively responsive to rotation detected by at least one sensor to control deactivation of a function on the electronic device.... Agent: Hj Laboratories, LLC

20120028685 - Mobile wireless communications device with spatial diversity antenna and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include first and second housings, a hinge pivotally coupling the first and second housings, and a first antenna carried by the first housing. The mobile wireless communications device may include a second antenna carried by the second housing, wireless transceiver circuitry carried by the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120028686 - Portable electronic device with configurable operating mode: A portable electronic device including a user interface, a sensor configured to provide an output signal when the device is oriented from resting on a first housing surface portion to resting on a second housing surface portion, and a controller coupled to the user interface and to the sensor, wherein... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120028689 - Portable information terminal equipment: Portable information terminal equipment having a function to perform the informing process at the time of reception in cooperation with a connecting section driving mechanism as well as a function to enable the open/close movement of the upper and lower units through one-touch operation making use of the connecting section... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120028690 - Active electrical tilt antenna apparatus with distributed amplifier: In various embodiments of the present disclosure, an apparatus for wirelessly transmitting or receiving communication signals may include multiple active elements to transmit or receive communication signals wirelessly; and multiple active modules correspondingly coupled to the multiple active elements and configured to cooperate with respective ones of the multiple active... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120028691 - Case for a portable electronic device: A case for a mobile telephone generally includes a waterproof exterior material and a thermally insulating interior material lining the exterior material to define a closable interior space in which the mobile telephone can be housed in a watertight and thermally insulated manner.... Agent:

20120028692 - Portable terminal: Provided is a portable terminal capable of ensuring satisfactory antenna characteristics regardless of a change in state, and of accommodating a plurality of frequency bands. A first circuit unit (38) comprises: a first signal source (33); a first power feeding unit (34) connected to a first antenna unit (31); a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120028693 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device includes first, second and third bodies, a rod, and an elevating mechanism disposed on the first body. The rod has a first end, a second end, and a pivot portion pivotably mounted to the first body. The second body is slidably disposed on the first body... Agent: Htc Corporation

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