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05/31/2012 > 113 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120135675 - Method and apparatus for canceling introduced signal and cognitive radio communication apparatus using the same: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and, more particularly, to a spectrum sensing method in cognitive radio communication. According to an aspect of the present invention, a method of canceling an introduced transmission signal includes generating a first signal, having an inverse phase, using a data transmission... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120135676 - System and method for deployment and management of interactive regional broadcast services: A system has a plurality of agents with each of a plurality of road side units (RSUs) having at least an agent of the plurality of agents being deployed to deploy and manage interactive regional broadcast services. Each agent includes a RSU receiving/transmitting device to receive at least a service... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120135677 - Method and system for relay-initiated relay teardown operations in wireless communication networks: Relay-initiated relay teardown operations in wireless communication networks. One embodiment comprises selecting a wireless relay among multiple candidate wireless relays and setting up relay operations using the selected wireless relay for wireless communication between wireless stations via the selected wireless relay. The selected wireless relay provides relay operations for wireless... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120135678 - Drift compensator for a tuning device: An apparatus coupled to, or integrated with, a tuner. This apparatus, which may be referred to herein as a “compensator,” may operate to adjust a frequency of the tuner to counteract drift or error that may cause the tuner to erroneously tune to an inaccurate or undesired frequency. The compensator... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.

20120135679 - Electronic equipment system, electronic equipment and connecting device: An electronic equipment system is constructed by connecting a USB 3.0 socket 13 of electronic equipment 1 to a USB 3.0 plug 23 of a connecting device 2. The connecting device 2 includes no antenna and the electronic equipment 1 includes an antenna 12. The electronic equipment 1 and the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120135680 - Communication system providing data transfer direction determination based upon motion and related methods: A communication system may include at least one electronic device configured to wirelessly communicate via a short-range communications format, and at least one mobile communications device. The at least one mobile communications device may include a short-range communications device configured to wirelessly communicate with the at least one electronic device... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120135682 - Mobile telephone and nfc communication: An electronic entity is adapted for a mobile terminal comprising a subscriber identity card. The electronic entity comprises a near-field communication component, an antenna for the near-field communication component and a wire interface that links the near-field communication component to the subscriber identity card, the near-field communication component being positioned... Agent: France Telecom

20120135681 - Multi-mode communication system for a mobile phone: A multi-mode communication system for a mobile phone includes a plurality of antennas, a plurality of matching networks, each matching network connected to a respective one of said plurality of antennas, a plurality of near field devices, each near field device connected to a respective one of said plurality of... Agent:

20120135687 - Communication between devices based on device-to-device physical contact: A method includes detecting one or more physical contacts between the device and another device and determining whether the one or more physical contacts correspond to one or more taps. The method further includes initiating a discovery request to the other device, when it is determined that the physical contact... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120135688 - Electronic apparatus and communication state notification function control method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a communication module, a communication state notification module, a notification function information obtaining module, and a notification function control module. The communication module executes close proximity wireless transfer. The communication state notification module notifies at least one of a start time and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120135686 - Method and system for orderly connection of a bluetooth headset controlled by terminal: The disclosure provides a method for orderly connection of a bluetooth headset controlled by a terminal. The method includes: a terminal sets Hands-Free Profile (HFP) service status as visible and connectable, and sets Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) service status and Audio Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) service status as... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120135683 - System and method for configuring an access list for bluetooth devices: A system and method are provided for configuring an access list on a first computing device for defining communication between the first computing device and a plurality of computing devices in a Bluetooth communication local network. The method comprises: generating a discovery request at the first computing device, the discovery... Agent: Psion Teklogix Inc.

20120135684 - Systems and methods for customizing broadband content based upon passive presence detection of users: Systems and methods for customizing broadband content based upon passive presence detection of users are provided. A user device in proximity to a customer premise device may be detected. The customer premise device may be configured to output programming content received from a service provider. An identifier of the detected... Agent: Cox Communications, Inc.

20120135685 - User interface for a communication system: A communication system is provided having an improved user interface in which an audible indicator is played out from an audio accessory to confirm radio transmission of a message sent from the audio accessory in response to activation of a wireless push-to-talk (PTT). The wireless PTT may be located on... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120135689 - Method and apparatus for detecting heterogeneous communication system: A method and apparatus for detecting a heterogeneous communication system is provided. The apparatus include a radio frequency (RF) signal reception unit configured to receive a signal from a particular communication system, a silent duration evaluation unit configured to evaluate a silent duration between frames on the basis of the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute Of Daejeon

20120135690 - Social interaction tracking: A device may include a communication interface configured to transmit and receive communications from a second device. The device may further include logic configured to determine whether a user of the device is in a social interaction with a user of the second device, obtain identification information associated with the... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120135691 - Noise-constrained diffusion least mean square method for estimation in adaptive networks: The noise-constrained diffusion least mean square method for estimation in adaptive networks is based on the Least Mean Squares (LMS) algorithm. The method uses a variable step size in which the step-size variation rule results directly from the noise constraint.... Agent: King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

20120135692 - Wireless remote controlled device selection system and method: The invention relates to a wireless remote controlled device selection system for selecting devices. Signal processing provides information for a remote control device. This information is indicative of the angle between the remote control device and the various devices from which a device should be selected. By analyzing the angular... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120135693 - Communication apparatus, communication method, and program: A communication device includes a first processing unit that sends a first command to start an activation processing. The communication device also includes a second processing unit that receives the first command from the first processing unit. In addition, the communication device includes an interface between the first processing unit... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120135694 - Unscheduled protocols for switched antenna arrays: In an example embodiment, an apparatus, comprising a first wireless transceiver, a first directional antenna coupled to the first wireless transceiver, a second wireless transceiver, a second directional antenna coupled to the second wireless transceiver, and control logic coupled to the first wireless transceiver and the second wireless transceiver. The... Agent:

20120135695 - High efficiency linearization power amplifier for wireless communication: A predistortion system for linearizing the output of a power amplifier includes a first signal representative of an RF modulated signal and a feedback signal representative of nonlinear characteristics of a power amplifier. The system also includes a predistortion controller, comprising at least one lookup table, adapted to receive the... Agent: Dali Systems Co., Ltd.

20120135696 - Managing a power consumption of a mobile communication device: The invention relates to managing a power consumption of a mobile communication device being capable of transmitting transmission data at a transmission data rate towards a communication network. The method comprises reducing (101) a transmission data rate within a certain transmission time interval to reduce an energy consumption of the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120135697 - Apparatus and method for compensating tx gain in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for compensating for a Transmission (Tx) gain in a transmitter of a wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes a Tx Automatic Gain Control (AGC) for generating at least an adjustment value for controlling a Tx gain; a Tx Power Adjust (TPA) controller for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120135698 - Programmable attenuator: Disclosed are circuits, techniques and methods for implementing an attenuator in a signal transmission path. In one particular implementation, an attenuation may be adjusted based, at least in part, on a control signal. In another implementation, such an attenuation may be adjusted in coarse increments by varying one or more... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120135699 - Superheterodyne receiver apparatus, superheterodyne receiving method and semiconductor integrated circuit for superheterodyne receiver apparatus: A superheterodyne receiver apparatus includes a tuning circuit for selecting and receiving a high frequency signal, the circuit being composed of a voltage-variable capacitance element and an inductance element; and a frequency converting unit for frequency converting the high frequency signal to an intermediate frequency signal. The superheterodyne receiver apparatus... Agent:

20120135700 - Frequency converting circuit and receiver: A frequency converting circuit that outputs an output signal obtained by mixing a first input signal and a second input signal, has: a first input terminal to which the first input signal is input; a second input terminal to which the second input signal is input; an output terminal from... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120135701 - Method and system for paging an emergency service user: The present disclosure discloses a method for paging an emergency service user. When a mobility management unit is configured to support the paging optimization in a core network, the mobility management unit does not perform paging optimization when a UE has an emergency bearer service. That is to say, a... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120135702 - Mobile communication terminal, emergency notice reception method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing emergency notice reception program: The present invention provides a mobile communication terminal that enables notification of some kind of information regarding an emergency notice to a user when a part of data composing the emergency notice message can be received. The mobile communication terminal operates in compliance with a wireless system of 3GPP standard,... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120135704 - Method for communicating indoor location to an emergency service system: A method for communicating location to an emergency service system. A wireless communication device (WCD) such as a cell phone attains a GPS location fix when outdoors and then uses dead reckoning to determine its direction(s) and distance(s) of travel reaching a position inside a building. When a user of... Agent: Sprint Spectrum L.p.

20120135703 - Mycchild modified cellphone locating devices: The present invention is a new process (method) of making, manufacturing, operating, locating, and providing service for a Child Emergency Locating Device (CELD). The invention uses the resources of technology the cell phone industry uses to operate and locate cell phones. This technology is used to provide the operational and... Agent:

20120135705 - Tools for mobile safety for children: This invention enables a tool that enables parents to monitor their children's mobile phone usage and alerts the parents when established rules are broken. Further, it alerts parents to intervene when their children might be dealing with bullies, strangers, despair, drugs, or sex issues. In a preferred embodiment, the system... Agent:

20120135707 - Automated billing and distribution platform for application providers: Systems and methods according to certain embodiments of the invention include integrating a network-enabled application with a platform having a plurality of users and a plurality of communication channels with a respective plurality of wireless network carriers. The systems and methods include providing a developer library for use by developers... Agent: Sms.ac, Inc.

20120135706 - System for real-time photograph printing service and method for the same: A system for real-time photograph printing service includes a personal terminal, a telecom terminal, and a printing service terminal. The personal terminal is triggered to transmit a digital photograph file and a phone number according to the personal terminal. The telecom terminal fetches a communication address of a user of... Agent: Prodigid Limited

20120135710 - Apparatus and methods for recordation of device history across multiple software emulations: Apparatus and methods for maintaining hardware history profiles for a software-based emulator. In one embodiment, the disclosed software-based emulator monitors the history of the actual hardware device in a secondary device history, the history of the emulated hardware is presented within a primary device history. However, the primary device history... Agent:

20120135712 - Home networking using lte radio: A system and methodology that facilitates management of a single identity and billing relationship for multiple UE (user equipment) associated with a subscriber is provided. Specifically, each of the multiple UEs can employ LTE (Long Term Evolution) radio technology to authenticate and register with a femto access point. Further, the... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120135709 - Method and system for processing failure of hanover to closed subscriber group cell: A method and system for processing failure of a handover to a CSG cell are provided, which are used to solve the technical problem of the interface signaling consumption and network performance degradation caused by the handover of a UE to a non-member CSG cell. When the UE is not... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120135713 - Method of providing communication services from wireless communication system to terminal and apparatus therefor: A method and apparatus for a micro Base Station (BS) to provide a terminal with communication service in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes forwarding, in the micro BS, an attach request message received from the terminal to a local Mobility Management Entity (MME), determining, at the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120135708 - Sharing account information and a phone number between personal mobile phone and an in-vehicle embedded phone: A phone embedded within a vehicle for automatically using a service plan of a proximate personal mobile phone. The embedded phone includes an internal communication component that detects the presence of the personal mobile phone, and receives a mobile subscriber identification number from the detected phone. The embedded phone also... Agent: Intellisist, Inc.

20120135711 - System and method for device authentication in a dynamic network using wireless communication devices: A short-range wireless network is established by direct communication between wireless devices and wireless access points. A wireless communication device provides initial registration information to a network and becomes a registered device. An API is downloaded to the wireless device to permit automatic authentication of the device for future communications.... Agent: E3 LLC

20120135715 - Dual sim mobile terminal and operating method thereof: Disclosed herein is a dual SIM terminal and an operating method thereof for supporting dual standby and single talk using a single baseband. The dual SIM mobile terminal may include a controller which is a single chipset, a dual SIM, and two radio frequency (RF) units, thereby having an effect... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120135714 - Information system for motor vehicle: An information system for a motor vehicle is provided. The information system can include an on-board information system operable to accept input information, conduct a search and provide output information to an individual within the motor vehicle. In addition, an on-board hands free phone system can be included and be... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20120135720 - Cordless telephone active-call enabled intercom: A method of using an intercom on a cordless telephone during an active call. The active call is put on hold while the intercom is in use. Once the call is re-activated, the intercom is shut off. This system may be designed for a cordless telephone with one handset or... Agent: Agere Systems Inc.

20120135717 - Facilitating context delivery during communication sessions: An approach is disclosed that facilitates context delivery during communication sessions. The approach may be implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code tangibly embodied on a computer readable storage medium having programming instructions operable to: render at least one service to a user device through a communication session;... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120135721 - Intelligent dialing method and intelligent dialing terminal: An intelligent dialing method and a terminal are provided by the present invention. The method includes: a terminal receiving a called number input by a user and inquiring home location information of the called number; obtaining home location information of a local host number and information of a telecommunication operator... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120135719 - Mobile device management through an offloading network: System(s) and method(s) are provided for management of content in a mobile device. Content can be firmware associated with mobile functionalities, or data a mobile can process. To effect a content update, a first network platform that serves a multimode mobile device through a first radio access network (RAN) can... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120135716 - Systems and methods for associating contextual information and a contact entry with a communication originating from a geographic location: Disclosed herein are methods and systems for associating contextual information with data identifying a geographic location. According to embodiments of the present disclosure, a communication originating from the geographic location may be received at a computing device. In response to receiving the communication originating from the geographic location, the contextual... Agent: Modena Enterprises, LLC

20120135718 - Systems and methods for initiating communications with contacts based on a communication specification: Disclosed herein are methods and systems for initiating communications with contacts based on a communication specification. According to an aspect, a method may include receiving a communication specification. The communication specification may include identification of one or more contacts, a communication persistence parameter, a geographic location, an event, a date,... Agent: Modena Enterprises, LLC

20120135722 - Local mobile number for a foreign resident mobile: A system and method for providing a local number service at a native country mobile operator to a foreign resident mobile of a foreign resident country mobile operator. The service enables the foreign resident mobile to receive calls and SMS messages irrespective of its location. It also allows the foreign... Agent:

20120135723 - Method and apparatus for providing a publish/subscribe mechanism over an ad-hoc mesh network: An approach is provided for a publish/subscribe mechanism over an ad-hoc mesh network. A module receives a request to either publish or subscribe to information provided over an ad-hoc mesh network. The module then determines at least one data schema associated with the information, wherein an identification of the information... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120135724 - Circuit switched millimeter wave communication network: A high bandwidth, low latency middle-mile core communications network providing low-cost and high-speed communications among the users of the network. Embodiments of the invention include a number of network access points located at a number of spaced apart sites. At least some of these network access points in the network... Agent: Trex Enterprises Corp

20120135725 - Method to facilitate late joining of a call: Methods of enabling late entry into an on-going spread spectrum call are described. A late join frame replaces, and has the same size as, a traffic frame. A late join slot in the late join frame contains sufficient information in preamble and sync subframes to permit a target to join... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120135726 - Mobile application traffic optimization: Systems and methods for mobile application traffic optimization are disclosed. In one aspect, embodiments of the present disclosure include a distributed proxy and cache system, including, a local proxy on a mobile device for intercepting a data request made via a mobile device, and a proxy server coupled to the... Agent:

20120135727 - Method of rejecting radio links based on timing information regarding a detected cell: An exemplary method of controlling wireless communications includes providing a list of cell identifiers to a mobile station. The list comprises a target active set of a controller that indicates candidate cells for possible communication with the mobile station. An indication received from the mobile station indicates that the mobile... Agent:

20120135728 - Methods for using effective radiated transmit power of a base station at a wireless communication device to perform an automatic roaming method at the wireless communication device: Methods, systems and apparatus are disclosed for using effective radiated transmit power of a base station at a wireless communication device to perform an automatic roaming method. In one implementation, the disclosed embodiments can be applied in a two-way wireless communication system.... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120135729 - Apparatus and method for competitor network monitoring: A method and an apparatus for competitor network monitoring, which enables mobile operators to learn about other networks' RF performance, including signal strength, interference, etc. This method changes the normal mobile phone behaviors to utilize its spectrum scan capability to scan competitor networks' RF situation at the mobile phones' idle... Agent:

20120135730 - Cell re-selection in a cellular telecommunications network: According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method in a wireless cellular telecommunications device camped on a serving cell, the device storing a parameter obtained from a first cell. The method comprising: measuring an attribute of a signal received from a candidate cell; and, evaluating... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120135731 - Cell re-selection in a cellular telecommunications network: A wireless cellular telecommunications device stores a first parameter obtained from system information of a first cell and measures an attribute of a signal received from a candidate cell, determines if the candidate cell is a closed subscriber group cell, and evaluates the candidate cell for re-selection. If the candidate... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120135732 - Cell re-selection in a cellular telecommunications network: According to an aspect of the present disclosure, there may be provided a method in a wireless cellular telecommunications device camped on a serving cell, the device storing a parameter obtained by decoding system information of a first cell. The method comprises: measuring an attribute of a signal received from... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120135733 - Operator configurable preferred network and radio access technology selection for roaming multi-rat capable devices: A multi-RAT capable wireless device and a method for execution in a multi-RAT capable wireless device are provided. The wireless device registers with a data communication service registration point and receives an update to a preferred network,RAT combination list stored at the wireless device, the update having been sent to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120135737 - Cell reselecting method and mobile station device: The mobile station device has: a first step of selecting a plurality of base station devices meeting a predetermined handover condition, based on reception levels of a plurality of signals transmitted from the plurality of base station devices; and a second step of reselecting, if the plurality of base station... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120135738 - Communication system, mobile station device, connection destination evaluating method, connection destination evaluating program, and base station device: A priority storing unit (b117) stores, for each of frequency bands predetermined, a priority for accessing a base station device using associated one of the frequency bands. A service type determining unit (b114) chooses, based on identification information received from the at least one first base station device, which of... Agent:

20120135739 - Communications system: A mobile communications system is described in which an E-UTRAN base station dynamically changes its handover and/or its cell reselection parameters to control the load on the base station and which transmits a message to a non E-UTRAN neighbouring cell, so that it can adapt its handover and/or its cell... Agent:

20120135736 - Connection re-establishment in a communication system: A method is disclosed where information is sent to at least one mobile device in a connected mode first system. The information is indicative that a deliberate connection re-establishment is to be used to access at least one second system at least in certain situations when the at least one... Agent:

20120135734 - Method and apparatus for providing data to a mobile device: A method for providing data to a mobile device, includes predicting a list of cells to which a mobile device is to be handed over during a predetermined time period; determining bandwidth that is available to the mobile device from at least one cell in the list; calculating traffic that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120135735 - Method of a serving base station for facilitating a mobile station to perform a fast handoff: A method for facilitating a mobile station to perform a fast handoff in a wireless communication system allows a handoff procedure to be anticipated (by the mobile station, its serving base station, or both) based on historical information regarding prior successful handoff procedures. In operation, the serving base station monitors... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120135740 - Late abis activation: The Invention proposes a method for a Control Node (MSC) of a Core Network (CN) for late activation of a User Plane between a Radio Station (eNodeB, NodeB, BTS) and a control node (RNC, BSC) of a Radio Access Network (eUTRAN, UTRAN, URAN, GERAN, GRAN, RAN) of a call to... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120135741 - Method, device and user equipment for configuring reference signal: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method, device and user equipment for configuring a reference signal (RS). The method includes: acquiring group number information of a RS allocated for a UE respectively by each cell; acquiring, according to the group number information, group offset information of a RS... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120135742 - Mobile communication system: In a mobile communication system, a mobile switching center 27 changes a transmission rate of communication data transmitted from a mobile station 16 and so on to a database 11 or a transmission rate of communication data transmitted from the data 11 to the mobile station 16 and so on,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120135743 - Mobile communication system, network management apparatus, macrocell base station apparatus, and interference control method: A mobile communication system wherein the upstream radio channel interference of a macrocell connection terminal with a femtocell base station can be reduced while the consumption of radio resources caused by increase in signaling is being suppressed. The macrocell connection terminal (401) performs, based on an instruction from a macrocell... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120135753 - Apparatus and method for managing hot cell devices: A method for managing hot cell devices includes receiving at least one of location information of at least one hot cell device, type information of at least one hot cell, location information of at least one terminal and uplink signal energy of at least one terminal measured by a hot... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120135748 - Apparatus and method for providing communication quality information: A communication quality visualization information providing system acquires a communication quality, generates communication quality visualization information by mapping the acquired communication quality information to geographic information, and provides corresponding communication quality visualization information according to a user request.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120135746 - Method and apparatus for determining and providing location-based resource availability information based on mobile device data: An approach for determining and providing location-based facility resource availability information, such as parking space availability at a parking facility, independent of any supporting infrastructure installed at the resource facilities, is provided. Flow data of users entering and exiting the at least one location-based resource is received. Availability of space... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120135750 - Method and apparatus for estimating displacement of a user terminal: An apparatus and method for estimating displacement of a user terminal are provided. The method includes estimating, by the user terminal, a moving state of the user terminal; determining a first moving direction probability index of a user, based on the estimated moving state of the user terminal; and determining... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120135745 - Method and system for reporting errors in a geographic database: A geographic database is updated using image data collected in the background of a viewing application, such as an augmented reality application, running on a mobile device. The mobile device determines a current geographic location, which is used to access an outline template generated from the geographic data. The geographic... Agent:

20120135747 - Navigation system destination entry: A system and method for entering a destination into a navigation system, usually a vehicle navigation system, that reduces the cognitive load on the vehicle user over known systems. The method includes contacting the destination by any suitable and available manner, such as by a cell phone provided on or... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120135749 - Position information analysis device and position information analysis method: To effectively analyze location information of a large number of users that is obtained easily and to quickly collect data with regard to macroscopic user tendencies. A location information analysis device includes: an input module that is adapted to input point data across a plurality of time points with regard... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120135744 - Systems and methods for generating and managing communication rules associated with geographic locations: Disclosed herein are methods and systems for generating and managing communication rules associated with geographic locations. According to embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may include storing a communication rule associated with a geographic location and a user. The method also includes receiving a communication identifying the geographic location.... Agent: Kota Enterprises, LLC

20120135751 - Use of location tagging in data communications: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs for receiving communication data, determining a current geographic location of a computing device in response to receipt of the communication data, defining location data corresponding to the current geographic location, receiving user input at the computing device, the user input being indicative of... Agent: Google Inc.

20120135752 - Wireless communication system, base station device, move control node, and method of wireless communication: The wireless communication system of the present invention includes a base station (10) and a mobility management node (20). The base station (10) sends at least one information from among location information of the base station (10) and information about the size of a cell of the base station (10),... Agent:

20120135755 - Apparatus and method for providing contents services: Provided are an apparatus and a method of dynamic radar for providing an immediate service according to a user's location on the basis of a location where a user is positioned and a social relationship with other users. The present invention allows a user to retrieve desired information and receive... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120135754 - Method and apparatus for terminating location process: The disclosure discloses a method for terminating a location process, which comprises: after receiving a request for terminating location for a UE, a Serving Mobile Location Center (SMLC) sends a location process terminating instruction to a network element for performing location. The disclosure further discloses an apparatus for terminating a... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120135757 - Method of sharing mobile sensor, apparatus for verifying integrity, and mobile sensor sharing system: Provided are a method of sharing mobile sensors, an apparatus for verifying integrity, and a mobile sensor sharing system. The method of sharing mobile sensors includes setting an area-based lattice in a sensor information space including at least one mobile sensor and generating representative virtual sensors representing respective divided lattice... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120135756 - User contribution based mapping system and method: A computer-implemented user contribution method is provided. The method includes retrieving event data posted by a plurality of users related to a first user, the event data including indications of at least one geographic area. The event data is compared with predetermined trigger data. A quality value of the at... Agent: Wavemarket, Inc.

20120135758 - Method for offering location information and location information providing system: Disclosed herein is a location information providing method generating a map image in itself for a current position of a protectee terminal, when a protector terminal requests current position related information of a protectee terminal, in which the protectee terminal directly transmits the map image besides a picture image of... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20120135759 - Method for zone based energy management system with scalable map interface: A method of managing energy use of a network device located at a site with a mobile device is provided. The method proceeds by determining a plurality of zones about the site and detecting a current location of the mobile device relative to the plurality of zones. The method continues... Agent:

20120135760 - Data message processing: A method of processing data messages is disclosed. A mobile data message that is transmitted at least in part via a mobile communication network is received from a sending mobile device, wherein the mobile data message includes at least some message content generated at the sending mobile device. It is... Agent: Emc Corporation

20120135761 - Method and apparatuses for the transmission of a short message in an evolved packet system providing an interworking function: A core network is provided for transmission of short messages in an Evolved Packet System (EPS) mobile communication network. The core network provides SMS over SGs functionality and includes: a Mobility Management Entity (MME); a Short Message Service Center (SMSC); and a unit providing an Interworking, Function (IWF) for handling... Agent: Deutsche Telekom Ag

20120135762 - Method and apparatus for communication control between radio network controllers: The present invention provides a method for communication control between radio network controllers. The method comprises: after a serving node B belonging to a drift radio network controller controls a terminal to perform activation of an enhanced dedicated channel radio link, notifying a radio link activation information of the terminal... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120135763 - Dynamic interference mitigation for cellular networks: A method for a wireless communication network is presented. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving, by a base station, information about one or more interfering base stations with respect to a communication channel used by a mobile station. The method includes sending silence requests to an interfering base station... Agent:

20120135764 - Reference signal collision detection: A base station outputs first detection information representing a code of a reference signal and representing a mobile device that is determined, on the basis of transition of a status at the time of occurrence of disconnection of the radio link between the mobile device and the base station, to... Agent:

20120135766 - Adaptive cell clustering in a multi-cluster environment: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are described for adaptive clustering. Serving cells may receive measurement information from mobile devices, and may each form reporting sets including measurement information for various cells. A CoMP (coordinated multi-point) control unit may receive the measurement information from each of a number of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120135768 - Method and apparatus for processing release of connection resources: A method and an apparatus for processing release of connection resources are provided. The method includes: stopping transmitting a service message to a Mobile Switch Center (MSC) in a first preset duration after receiving a reset message transmitted by the MSC, and restoring transmission of the service message to the... Agent:

20120135765 - Method and apparatus for sending a channel timing message in a digital mobile radio system: A method and apparatus for automatically switching functions associated with a leading radio to another radio on a channel is disclosed. The method includes receiving, from a leading radio by at least one other radio operating on a channel, an associated timing signal via at least one control timing message.... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120135767 - Method and system enabling use of white space radio spectrum using an out of band control channel: A system (10) and method (50) of dynamic allocation of spectrum for a communication device involves receiving (51) a user channel map (UCM) on a control channel that is outside the band of interest. The UCM can include at least boundary location information for one or more channel resources. The... Agent: Telcom Ventures, LLC

20120135770 - Method for adjusting channels in cognitive wireless communication, and cognitive wireless communication system capable of implementing the method: There is disclosed a channel adjusting method capable of suppressing the occurrence of interference between a cognitive pilot channel (CPC) and an auxiliary control channel (ACS) in cognitive wireless communications. According to the channel adjusting method for use in cognitive wireless communications, initially, a connection using a cognitive pilot channel... Agent: National Institute Of Information And Communications Technology

20120135769 - Method, base station, base station controller and system for setting up radio link: A method a base station, and a base station controller for setting up a radio link is provided. The method includes: sending a message to a base station controller, where the message includes channel element consumption rules of a new board and an old board in a base station (101);... Agent:

20120135771 - Radio communicating system, radio communicating method, radio station, control station and program: A radio station communicates control information for multipoint cooperating communication, in which a plurality of radio stations takes part in data transmission/reception of a terminal, with another radio station taking part in the multipoint cooperating communication and/or a control station that manages the radio station.... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120135772 - Information sharing method in cognitive radio communication, cognitive radio communication device, and cognitive radio communication system: In a cognitive radio communication device, before a communication link for the cognitive radio communication is established, a control channel which is a common channel which can be used by a plurality of cognitive radio communication devices is detected. By exchanging sensing information and sensing control information among the plurality... Agent:

20120135773 - Signal transmission method and related device thereof: A signal transmission method and related mobile terminal and base station thereof. The method includes: the base station determines a special transmit time interval (TTI) in a downlink carrier (S301); the corresponding time length for which a first type mobile terminal has sent an uplink sounding reference signal to the... Agent: China Mobile Communications Corporation

20120135774 - Method and apparatus for obtaining overhead information within a communication system: A method and apparatus for obtaining overhead information by a mobile is provided herein. During operation, the mobile will be communicating with a first system on an active data channel. The mobile node will be able to measure pilot PN phase and amplitude for a second system that is a... Agent: Motorola-mobility, Inc.

20120135775 - Method of controlling sharing of participant identity in a group communication session: A system and methods for increasing the granularity of privacy control in a group communication session are presented. A privacy rule is established for a participant in the session. The privacy rule specifies for different identity sharing triggers whether the participant identity is to be shared with other participants in... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120135778 - Link adaptation method, base station and terminal in lte system: The present invention discloses a link adaptation method, a base station and a terminal in a LTE system, wherein the method comprises: a terminal respectively calculating differences between a measured reference signal received power (RSRP) of a home service cell and the RSRPs of multiple adjacent cells; the terminal reporting... Agent:

20120135776 - Method and apparatus for reducing power comsumption in a wireless communication device: A method and apparatus for conserving power in a wireless communication device. The method includes receiving at least a portion of a PHY protocol data unit (PPDU) frame, where the PPDU frame includes an aggregate MAC protocol data unit (A-MPDU) field. The method also includes comparing a receiver address (RA)... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20120135777 - Methods for using effective radiated transmit power of a base station at a wireless communication device to determine uplink transmission range and/or to adjust transmit power: Methods, systems and apparatus are disclosed for using effective radiated transmit power of a base station at a wireless communication device to determine whether the wireless communication device is within uplink transmission range of the base station. The wireless communication device can also use the effective radiated transmit power to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120135780 - Power control method in cognitive radio communication, cognitive radio communication system, and radio communication device: Provided is a power control method, etc., in cognitive radio communication, by which power control can be effectively performed without a large indirect cost. In the power control method, a target value of SNR is estimated on the basis of the control information relating to interference. Subsequently, communication power used... Agent: National Institute Of Information And Communications Technology

20120135779 - Transmit opportunity detection: The present application discusses, among other things, apparatus and methods for detecting and using a excess capacity on a wireless network medium. A method embodiment includes calculating a differential metric based on a first metric and a second metric for a primary network. The primary network can have a medium... Agent:

20120135781 - Base station and method for transmitting adjacent base station information: The embodiments of the present invention relate to a base station and a method for transmitting adjacent base station information. The base station comprising: an information acquiring unit configured to acquire information of respective adjacent base stations relevant to a terminal to be handed-over; a determining unit configured to, according... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120135782 - Dual mode mobile terminal system: A dual mode mobile terminal system includes an antenna, a diplexer, a first communication module, a first power amplifier, and a second communication module. The diplexer receives and transmits a first wireless signal, and isolates the receiving path and the transmitting path of the first wireless signal. The second communication... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120135783 - Mobile device image feedback: This disclosure is directed to improving a user experience when operating a mobile device that includes a display. In one example, a mobile device is configured to render an image via a display of the mobile device. The image includes one or more properties. The mobile device may identify, using... Agent: Google Inc.

20120135784 - Mobile terminal and method for providing augmented reality using an augmented reality database: A mobile terminal includes a reception unit to receive content information, an extraction unit to recognize an item of interest from the received content information and to extract detailed information, an augmented reality database to store the detailed information, and a display unit to combine the information stored in the... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120135785 - Portable communicator: A portable wireless telephone which comprises a housing that includes a microphone and a speaker, a wireless communication device capable of wirelessly connecting to a communication channel and capable of conducting transmission or reception through the communication channel; an input pen detachably connected to the housing; and a pen input... Agent: Adc Technology Inc.

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20120135787 - Mobile phone and echo reduction method therefore: A foldable mobile phone relating to the present invention includes: a first housing that includes a speaker, a receiver and a receiver hole; and a second housing that includes a microphone and a microphone hole, the receiver hole and the microphone hole each being covered with a waterproof film, and... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

  
05/24/2012 > 138 patent applications in 72 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120129446 - Portable media player as a remote control: A portable multimedia player is used to wirelessly access and control a media server that is streaming digital media by way of a wireless interface to a media unit such as a stereo/speakers in the case of streaming digital audio. In one embodiment, the portable multimedia player is wirelessly synchronized... Agent:

20120129447 - Base station apparatus, data processing apparatus and mobile communication system: A base station apparatus includes a relay unit that relays communication data transmitted and received between a user terminal wirelessly connected to the base station apparatus itself, and a server apparatus connected to the base station apparatus itself through a public network; an extraction unit that extracts communication content information... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120129448 - Repeater design and verification tool: The performance of a repeater path may be predicted by identifying the parameters of a transmitting earth, a receiving earth station, and the component performance parameters of at least one of the gain, loss and noise figure of at least one of repeater components in the repeater path. The component... Agent: The Boeing Company

20120129449 - Communication apparatus and communication system: According to an embodiment, the first signal line is provided on the substrate and has one end connected to the communication unit. The coaxial line is provided by a surface side of the substrate and includes second and third signal lines. The third signal line is provided at an outside... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120129452 - Method and apparatus for provisioning applications in mobile devices: Techniques for personalizing secure elements in NFC devices to enable various secure transactions over a network (wired and/or wireless network) are disclosed. With a personalized secure element (hence secured element) in place, techniques for provisioning various applications or services are also provided. Interactions among different parties are managed to effectuate... Agent: Rfcyber Corp.

20120129450 - Mobile terminal with nfc function: Disclosed herein is a mobile terminal with a Near Field Communication (NFC) function, the mobile terminal wirelessly connecting to a reader using NFC. An NFC controller wirelessly connects to the reader through an NFC antenna, and receives an Applet Identification (AID) signal and a function control signal used to control... Agent: Aq Co., Ltd.

20120129451 - System for programming a lock comprising contactless nfc communication means: The invention relates to a system including a lock (10) provided with electronic NFC transceiver circuits and electric circuits for controlling mechanical locking/unlocking members, and a portable telephone (16) provided with circuits for NFC mode of operation. The telephone comprises means for initializing the lock, said means including means for:... Agent:

20120129454 - Communication terminal and communication control method: A communication terminal (10) including a first communication unit (11) and a second communication unit (12) includes a presence status detection unit (13) that detects a presence status indicating whether a distance from a personal computer (50) is inside a communication range where communication is possible or outside the communication... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120129453 - Dock for guiding orientation of a mobile phone for enhanced acoustic data transfer: An acoustic dock for guiding placement and orientation of a mobile device for enhanced acoustic data transfer comprises a bottom surface; a plurality of sides attached to the bottom surface for receiving a mobile device having a transducer; and one or more transducers placed in proximity to at least one... Agent: Naratte, Inc.

20120129455 - Intermittent communication system, base station apparatus and mobile station apparatus: A method for an intermittent communication system where an intermittent communication can be made between a base station apparatus and a mobile station apparatus, that includes the mobile station apparatus's transmitting information based on a result of measuring a reception signal received in the intermittent communication, and changing a reception... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120129456 - Systems and methods for silencing wireless devices: Embodiments provide systems and methods to optimize the time when to receive transmissions from dissimilar wireless networks, and hence, improve the overall network throughput and avoid access point transmission rate fall-back mechanism having an avalanche effect during coexistence of dissimilar wireless network technologies. A receiver comprises at least two dissimilar... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120129457 - Multi-radio coexistence: A method of wireless communication includes monitoring coexistence issues among supported radios in a User Equipment (UE). The method includes configuring a UE with first and second filter configurations. The first filter configuration covers a first frequency band, for example a portion of the ISM band. The first filter configuration... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120129459 - Methods and systems of dynamic wireless transmitting power control: The present disclosure relates to a method and system of dynamic wireless transmitting power control for a vehicle. The system of wireless transmitting power control comprises: a receiving unit, a state unit, a storing unit, a caution unit, a transmitting power decision unit and a transmitting unit. Accordingly, the system... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120129458 - Wireless communication network for transportation safety systems: In a network for a safety system in a transportation system, the transportation system includes a shaft and a car arranged in the shaft. A first wall node is at a first end of the shaft and a second wall node is at a second end of the shaft to... Agent:

20120129462 - Cognitive radio: An apparatus configured to operate under cognitive radio principles. The apparatus includes a processor configured to perform spectrum sensing in the apparatus to produce spectrum sensing data; and first circuitry configured to share the spectrum sensing data with other apparata.... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120129465 - Communication terminal and communication control method: A communication terminal (10) including a first communication unit (11) and a second communication unit (12) with a shorter communication distance than the first communication unit (11) includes a presence status detection unit (13) that detects that a distance from a personal computer (50) has changed from a state possible... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120129464 - Radio communication system, access point and radio communication method: A radio communication system including a radio terminal capable of establishing a plurality of transmission paths, includes: a selecting unit for selecting transmission paths to be used for transmitting user data from among a plurality of transmission paths; and an establishing unit for establishing the transmission paths selected by the... Agent: Buffalo Inc.

20120129461 - Self-positioning of a wireless station: A self-positioning mechanism is provided that determines and tracks the position of an access point in real time. A location unaware access point determines its location from the locations of location aware stations. The location is determined based on a predicted estimate which is updated based on measured values of... Agent:

20120129460 - Systems and methods for selectively invoking positioning systems for mobile device control applications using wireless network measurements: Systems and methods are provided for selectively invoking a positioning system in mobile device control applications. A processor receives a measurement representative of wireless networks in an environment of a mobile device, and evaluates the first measurement using first criteria. In response to determining that the first measurement satisfies the... Agent: Illume Software, Inc.

20120129463 - Wireless communication apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, a wireless communication apparatus includes following units. The first timer measures first time intervals. The second timer measures second time intervals. The time interval selection unit selects a second time interval among second time intervals included in each first time interval. The control unit controls the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120129466 - Evaluation device and method for providing a transceiver system with performance information thereof: An evaluation device is adapted for providing a transceiver system with performance information thereof. The transceiver system models a channel between a transmitter and a receiver thereof using Nakagami distribution with a fading parameter. The evaluation device includes a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) computing module, a capacity computing module, and an... Agent: I Shou University

20120129467 - Dynamic reconfiguration of regulation-compliance mode in cognitive radio networks: A method for dynamically reconfiguring a regulation-compliance mode of a device, belonging to a wireless network and operating under a network-operation mode (311, 321, 322) in a spectrum band with primary users. The method includes periodically determining at least one of: a primary protection capability of the device (501, 502,... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120129468 - Integrated transmit/receive switch: An apparatus comprises a transmit network to transmit an input from a first amplifier to an antenna, a receive network to provide an input from an antenna to a second amplifier, a first switch to selectively decouple the transmit network from the antenna, and a second switch to selectively decouple... Agent:

20120129469 - Multiple antenna transceiver: Embodiments for at least one method and apparatus of a multiple antenna transceiver are disclosed. One embodiment of the multiple antenna transceiver includes a multiport network having a plurality of first ports and a plurality of second ports, wherein at least one of the second ports is responsive to at... Agent: Beceem Communications Inc.

20120129470 - Wireless communication apparatus: According to one embodiment, a wireless communication apparatus includes a first timer, a generation unit, a transmitter, a receiver and a control unit. The first timer is configured to periodically measure a first time interval. The generation unit is configured to generate a connection request frame. The transmitter is configured... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120129472 - Mobile wireless communications device with human interface diversity antenna and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable handheld housing, and a wireless transceiver carried by the housing. A pair of an antennas are positioned in side-by-side relation preferably in the upper portion of the portable handheld housing. A human interface diversity controller is connected to the wireless transceiver... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120129471 - Wireless communication apparatus: According to one embodiment, a wireless communication apparatus includes a wireless unit and a control unit. The wireless unit is configured to set, for each period, a transmit state including a first period for transmitting a connection request to establish connection or a receive state including a second period for... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120129473 - Method and apparatus for optimizing current consumption of amplifiers with power control: Apparatus and method for reducing the current consumption and increasing the efficiency of an RF power amplifier (PA), according to which the load, connected to the output stage of the PA, tuned dynamically or statically for each level of the desired output power. By doing so, the output impedance of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120129474 - Modulation method and apparatus: A modulation circuit for use in a radiofrequency transmitter includes a local oscillator circuit configured to generate one or more local oscillator signals at a desired frequency and with a duty cycle at or about twenty-five percent, and a modulator configured to generate one or more modulated signals responsive to... Agent:

20120129475 - Radio system including terrestrial and internet radio: A radio system includes a radio tuner for receiving a terrestrial radio signal, a communication device for receiving an internet data, a user interface in signal communication with at least the radio tuner to provide a selective control of at least the radio tuner, and a processor in signal communication... Agent: Visteon Global Technologies, Inc.

20120129476 - Radio system including terrestrial and internet radio: A radio system includes a radio tuner for receiving a terrestrial radio signal, a communication device for receiving an internet data, a user interface in signal communication with at least the radio tuner to provide a selective control of at least the radio tuner, and a processor in signal communication... Agent: Visteon Global Technologies, Inc.

20120129477 - Radio wave receiving apparatus: A radio wave receiving apparatus includes: an antenna to receive a radio wave; a tuning member to allow a reception frequency of the antenna to be tuned to an intended frequency, in which tuning member a frequency characteristic is variable; a receiving member to receive a reception signal from the... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120129478 - Feedforward automatic gain correction: An automatic gain control circuit is provided for an input signal in the form of a dc reference level and a superposed amplitude modulated ac data signal. A feedforward AGC loop has a low pass filter for deriving the level of attenuation from the attenuated dc reference level. A multiplier... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120129479 - Method and system for processing antenna feeds using separate processing pipelines: A method and system for capturing, storing, and streaming over the air broadcasts based on user requests is disclosed. The system and method utilize subarrays of antenna elements for receiving over the air broadcasts. Processing pipelines are used to demodulate, transcode and index the content transmissions to produce content data... Agent: Aereo, Inc.

20120129480 - Apparatus for receiving multiple independent rf signals simultaneously and method thereof: An apparatus and method for receiving and processing multiple independent, uncorrelated RF signals is presented. The apparatus includes a Hybrid-Direct Conversion Receiver incorporating front end branches, protocol-specific digital processing branches, an interference detector, a correlator, and an offset control for controlling oscillator sources. The front end branches each contain a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120129481 - Wireless network receiver: A wireless network receiver for showing different appearances according to different requirements includes a wireless network receiving unit and a shell unit. The wireless network receiving unit includes an external electrical connector disposed on a front side thereof and a SIM card connector disposed on a top side thereof for... Agent: Bandrich, Inc.

20120129484 - Emergency wireless connection system and emergency wireless connection method: An emergency wireless connection system which operates as a normal information terminal in normal times and operates as a terminal to send and receive emergency information in emergency situation includes a line detection unit which detects an emergency communication network capable of communicating when emergency situation occurs, and a control... Agent:

20120129482 - Enabling emergency call back to a user device: Emergency call backs may be placed to a user device in a manner that bypasses certain features (e.g., call forwarding) that may be enabled by the device. A method may include receiving an emergency call from a user device; and creating, in response to the emergency call, an emergency session... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.

20120129485 - Medical data access system: In order to access a user's medical data (DonM) saved within a mobile terminal (TM) of the user which has transmitted an emergency call to a call center (CA) over a telecommunications network (RT), the mobile terminal transmits an identifier (IdU) of the user to the call center, which assigns... Agent:

20120129483 - Method and system for a home nodeb of hybrid access mode to obtain the access mode of a user equipment: A Method and a system for a Home NodeB (HNB) of Hybrid Access Mode to obtain the access mode of a User Equipment (UE) are provided by the present disclosure. During the registering process of the UE, a Home NodeB Gateway (HNB GW) determines the access membership of the UE... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120129486 - Help notification system and method: A help notification system is provided according to the invention. The help notification system includes a help system adapted to receive a user-initiated help communication from a wireless communication device and a notification system adapted to receive a notification communication from the wireless communication device. The notification system includes an... Agent: Sprint Communications Company L.p.

20120129487 - Optimized system selection using location estimation: A current location of a mobile system in a wireless network can be determined by using information provided by a base station in communication with the mobile system. The information can include a system identifier (SID) table and a local time offset (LTM_OFF) value and a daylight savings time (DAYLT)... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120129490 - Method and apparatus for providing charging status information to subscriber of communication service: A method for providing charging status information to a subscriber of a communication service includes: receiving an accounting request (ACR) from a network element (NE) at a charging collection function (CCF) subsystem, the ACR associated with communication service provided to a subscriber in conjunction with a communication session, the subscriber... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120129488 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for inter-carrier roaming cost containment: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for enabling location-based policy in a mobile communication network are disclosed. According to one method, a first Diameter signaling message is received at a Diameter agent. Subscriber identification information and roaming information are extracted from the first Diameter message and the extracted information is... Agent:

20120129489 - Unlimited media access over wireless infrastructure: Methods, systems, and apparatus are presented for providing unlimited access to media content, such as music. A media server environment can be provided, which maintains an instance of each subscriber account and a central archive of media content. Further, selected media content can be downloaded to, and stored locally at,... Agent: Cricket Communications, Inc.

20120129491 - Method of providing telecommunications network security: Disclosed is a method of providing network security within a mobile radio communications network and including creating a security context for communications between a mobile radio communications device and the network, the security context being created responsive to an input parameter such as the downlink NAS count, and the method... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120129493 - Access techniques using a mobile communication device: Access techniques using a mobile communication device are described. In implementations, a mobile communication device comprises a processor, hardware configured to implement multi-mode wireless communication in which at least one of the modes involves telephone communication, tamper-resistant hardware implementing a secure element as storing one or more credentials, and memory... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120129494 - Auto configuration for a dial-up networking system: A system and method of a Dial-Up Networking (DUN) approach is disclosed. The DUN system authenticates a wireless network between a portable electronic device and a control module. The DUN system includes the portable electronic device, a transceiver, and the control module. A wireless service carrier is associated with the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120129496 - Content control apparatus and method thereof: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a display unit including a touch screen; and a controller configured to enter the touch screen into a locked state, to display a lock screen and an application program icon for executing... Agent:

20120129497 - Informing a user equipment of a cell and a radio base station serving the cell about access rights granted to the user equipment: Components of a cellular communication system and methods for operating components of a cellular communication system are disclosed, wherein an access right indication is sent from a network element to a base station which access right indication defines limited access rights of a user equipment to access the radio access... Agent:

20120129500 - Method and apparatus for creating security context and managing communication in mobile communication network: A method and apparatus for establishing communication between a plurality of communication devices and a communication network using a single subscription is provided. The method receives a first request from a second communication device to get a subscription identity and capabilities of subscription for accessing the communication network using subscription... Agent:

20120129499 - Method, apparatus and system for processing security key when reestablishing radio resource control (rrc) connection: A method for processing a security key when a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection is reestablished is provided, which comprises: receiving a Radio Resource Control connection reestablishment request from a user equipment by a node B; the node B judging whether there is a need to generate a new access... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120129498 - Methods and systems for identity management in wireless devices: Methods and devices for allowing a wireless communication device (1301) initially unauthorized for communication with a network to obtain persistent soft network subscription credential information (1303) from a wireless communication device (1401) initially authorized for communication with the network are disclosed. In performing the persistent transfer of the soft network... Agent:

20120129495 - Mobile terminal and operating method thereof: Provided is a mobile terminal including a plurality of user identification modules and an operating method thereof. The mobile terminal includes a touch screen, and a controller configured to simultaneously unlock the mobile terminal and at least one of the plurality of user identification modules in response to a touch... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120129492 - System and method for transaction authentication using a mobile communication device: A transaction authentication system uses a computer network and mobile telephone network to authenticate a user. The user initiates a transaction and provides an identity token, such as the mobile telephone number. The identity token is used by an authentication server to initiate the issuance of a new temporary identity... Agent: Eagle River Holdings LLC

20120129502 - Apparatus and method for transmitting message in the communication system: An apparatus and method for transmitting a message in a mobile communication system is disclosed. The apparatus for transmitting a message in a portable terminal comprises a message generation unit for generating a message including contents corresponding to at least two recipients and for selectively selecting an intended user for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120129501 - Method and system for wireless phone recording: The present invention related to a method for recording a mobile phone call and mobile phone recording system for recording audio from mobile phone calls. An external call is established with the mobile phone. A call recording application can set up a loopback. Audio of the internal call can be... Agent:

20120129504 - Apparatus and method for providing semantic context: A method for providing a semantic context according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may include: extracting at least one of address information and surrounding address information of the address information on the basis of a user's location; reading a social relationship list which is a list of... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120129505 - Generating relational indicators based on analysis of telecommunications events: A system for generating a relational indicator based on analysis of at least one telecommunications event between a first party and a second party, comprises: a relation management engine which is configured to process first content characteristics extracted from a plurality of telecommunications events to produce a first relation parameter... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120129503 - Management of mobile applications: In particular implementations, a mobile device management system allows network administrators to control the distribution and publication of applications to mobile device users in an enterprise network.... Agent: Mobileiron, Inc.

20120129506 - Desktop to mobile data and action transfer: Methods and systems for utilizing tags to transfer data are provided. Digital tags may be presented on a display device of a first computing device such that the tags are selectable by a second computing device. The tags may include tag content that is associated with a target item indicated... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120129507 - Communication method and a communication system for tailored mobile communication: The invention relates to a method and system for tailored communication between at least two mobile clients. In the communications system, calling party data is conveyed from a library server to the called mobile client before a voice initiation message of the calling mobile client to the called mobile client.... Agent: Sunduka Oy

20120129508 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for unifying fixed and mobile devices via third party call control: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for unifying fixed and mobile devices via third party call control (3PCC) are disclosed. The method is performed at a dedicated application server (AS) that supports a third-party call control (3PCC) interface. According to one method, a call addressed to a unified subscriber identifier... Agent:

20120129512 - Cordless telephone set: Disclosed is a cordless telephone set capable of suppressing power consumption during power failures to lengthen the time for a call. A cordless telephone (1) receives power supply from a handset (3) placed on a charging section (26) of a base unit (2), during power failures. In order to suppress... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120129510 - Methods for reminding a user of a task associated with a communication: Methods for reminding a user of a task associated with a communication are disclosed herein. One example of the method involves reminding the user of a task associated with an incoming communication, and another example of the method involves reminding the user of a task associated with an outgoing communication.... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120129511 - Mobile phone and operating method thereof: A mobile phone operating method including the following steps is provided. A first key of a mobile phone is pressed. The mobile phone is shaken as the first key is pressed, such that a first gesture is sensed by a g-sensor of the mobile phone. Whether a combination of the... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120129509 - Optimizing long term evolution (lte) capacity using an adaptive dormancy timer: A device classifies access or control channel signals into a first class or a second class, initializes a dormancy timer associated with the device, and sets the dormancy timer to a default value. The device also sets a signal target utilization threshold, receives actual signals via the access or control... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120129513 - Apparatus, systems and methods for programmable sim card using over the air communicated information: Methods, systems, and techniques for configuring mobile media devices to communicate with different networks are provided. Example embodiments provide a technique for receiving, for example, over-the-air, electronic-based SIM access information, and then reconfiguring a mobile media device for wireless communications based on the received electronic-based SIM access information.... Agent:

20120129514 - Servicing attributes on a mobile device: Enabling remote customer service and maintenance using a visual identifier is disclosed. In response to a user enrolling in a service capability associated with a mobile device, the process utilizes a visual identifier to associate the service capability with the customer account, the service and the mobile device. The system... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.

20120129516 - Group handling for push-to-talk services: A method of controlling Group establishment for an IP multimedia communication service facilitated over a communications network, wherein an established Group comprises a set of member Users each of which possesses a User Equipment and, at Group establishment, members' group by a server of said communications network. The method comprises,... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120129515 - Method of determining an access mode of cell in a wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and UE providing wireless communication services, and a method of determining the operation mode of a base station, that is, the connection mode (access mode) of a cell, based on which UE's connection is allowed by a base station in an... Agent:

20120129517 - Telecommunication networks: A mobile telecommunications network includes a core and a radio access network having a radio for wireless communication with mobile terminals registered with the network. The radio access network includes a controller operable to control the use of network resources by the mobile terminals. The controller may include an application... Agent:

20120129518 - Dual-mode device for voice communication: A terminal for use in a voice communications system includes a base station and at least one handset arranged to communicate wirelessly with the base station. The base station includes a first interface to a packet data network and a second interface to a public switched telephone network, the base... Agent: Skype Limited

20120129519 - Dynamic access to radio networks: A method, system, and computer usable program product for dynamic access to radio networks are provided in the illustrative embodiments. Historical information about a user's movements in a geographical area is analyzed, the analysis identifying a pattern in the user's movements. A set of transient network providers is identified in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120129520 - Geo tagging using location estimation: A current location of a mobile system in a wireless network can be determined by using information provided by a base station in communication with the mobile system. The location information can be used to index a GEO Locate Table to determine a list of SIDs to populate an optimized... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120129521 - Association level indication to neighboring base stations: It is described a method of sending an association level indication to neighboring base stations by a serving base station to indicate to the neighbor base station to report a particular ranging parameter set corresponding to the association level indication for a user equipment requesting scanning of neighbor base stations.... Agent:

20120129522 - Method of communicating data based on an unlicensed band in a wireless communication system: A method for communicating data based on an unlicensed band in a wireless communication system comprising a first type network entity and a second type network entity which is different. The first type network entity comprises a cellular base station and the second type network entity comprises a Femto-cell base... Agent:

20120129523 - Method of determining an access mode of cell in a wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and UE providing wireless communication services, and a method of determining the operation mode of a base station, that is, the connection mode (access mode) of a cell, based on which UE's connection is allowed by a base station in an... Agent:

20120129524 - Mobile location recovery for msc pooling: An entity of a wireless telecommunications network having a pool of Mobile Switching Centers (MSCs) and a Home Location Register (HLR). The entity includes a network interface which sends pages to mobiles associated with a failed MSC of the pool of MSC's and experiencing termination isolation and receives responses to... Agent:

20120129528 - Base station, mobile station, communication system, and communication method: A base station includes a receiver which receives a piece of state information indicating whether or not a mobile station passes through a location on a fixed route, and a processor which performs processing which determines that the mobile station is moving on the fixed route when the received state... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120129525 - Enterprise controller handover management of wireless user devices between radio access point devices: Techniques are provided for transmitting and receiving communications on behalf of wireless user equipment devices between a plurality of radio access point (RAP) devices and a gateway apparatus through a controller apparatus. A controller apparatus generates a plurality of first identifiers used for communications on behalf of corresponding wireless user... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120129530 - Handover method for reducing the amount of data forwarded to a target node: Method and arrangement in a source radio network node for reducing the amount of user equipment related data forwarded to a target radio network node, when performing a handover of a user equipment. The method comprises determining that the user equipment is to perform a handover from the source radio... Agent:

20120129529 - Method and system for cell update: The present invention discloses a method and system for cell update. The method comprises: a target home NodeB receiving cell update signaling sent by a User Equipment (UE)); the target home NodeB sending signaling carrying cell update information to a Source Radio Network Controller (SRNC) through a home NodeB gateway... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120129531 - Method and system for performing a local switching of a local call: The present invention provides a method for implementing local call local switch, which includes that: a source MSC receives a handover request from a source BSS; the source MSC transfers a local reference to a destination BSS; and the destination BSS judges whether local switch can be triggered according to... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120129526 - Session suspend and resume using a transient binding option messaging: The present invention uses a message with a suspend/resume flag setting sent to the local mobility anchor from the foreign agent that was supporting downlink transmissions to the mobile node. Namely, a transient binding option is proposed for creating a transient BCE state at the home agent/local mobility anchor during... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited

20120129527 - Wireless communication system and method for wireless communication: When a femto cell base station detects an intense uplink interference, the femto cell base station autonomously extends the femto cell so as to raise a probability that a mobile terminal around the original femto cell may be connected to the femto cell base station. If the mobile terminal connects... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120129533 - Handoff of a multimedia call session using background network scanning: A method and system supporting handoff of a multimedia call session using background network scanning is disclosed. A mobile multimedia handset may engage in the exchange of a multimedia information stream via a first wireless network, and may sniff a portion of radio frequency spectrum for a second wireless network.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120129532 - Method and system for supporting handover between macro base station and vehicular base station: Provided are a method and system for handing over a mobile terminal between a macro base station and a vehicular base station to secure a communication service of a movable mobile terminal in a wireless communication system supporting a vehicular base station such as a vehicular relay station. The mobile... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120129535 - Method and apparatus for providing a pilot beacon on behalf of one or more base stations: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus for providing a pilot-beacon on behalf of one or more base stations, such as one or more femtocells. A pilot-beacon transmitter, separate from the base stations, determines the locations of coverage areas of the base stations and then dynamically configures a pilot-beacon radiation... Agent: Sprint Spectrum L.p.

20120129534 - Network initiated context establishment: The invention relates to a method for configuring a context for a connection delivering a packet data service to a mobile terminal via a target wireless access network. The mobile terminal is initially connected to an originating wireless access network and the packet data service may be provided to the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120129536 - Method and apparatus for interference suppression in heterogenous networks: A method is provided a wireless system for providing an interference suppression zone in a portion of the macro cell coverage area bordering the small-cell coverage area for a small cell, but outside that small-cell coverage area. The transmission power of a UE located within the interference suppression zone is... Agent:

20120129537 - Method for handoff to a femtocell in a wireless communication system, and server apparatus for the same: A method handsoff a terminal to a femtocell in a wireless communication system. The method includes, upon generation of a request for handoff to the femtocell, selecting, by a second server, at least one femtocells located within a predetermined distance from a source base station as candidate femtocells for the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120129538 - Method and system for implementing the local switch of the local call: The present invention provides a method for implementing local call local switch, including: a calling side MSC receiving a call setup request from a calling user, the calling side MSC and a called side MSC mutually transferring the access information of the calling user and the called user; the calling... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120129539 - Method and system for frequency reuse in multi-cell deployment model of a wireless backhaul network: The present invention relates to systems and methods for a multi-cell deployment model of a wireless backhaul network that implements frequency reuse. The backhaul network includes a plurality of cells, each of which includes a center hub supporting wireless backhaul communication over four geographic sectors. A first tier of the... Agent:

20120129540 - Signaling mixed resource allocations for d2d communications: In an embodiment, for a case in which there is an active connection established between a cellular network and a user equipment UE and the UE has simultaneously an active connection within a local network distinct from the cellular network, there is an indication within a resource allocation message communicated... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120129541 - Apparatuses, method and computer program for adapting a telecommunication service to traffic load in the network: There is disclosed improvements of the access stratum layer for adapting a telecommunication service to traffic load on the network.... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120129542 - Device and method for controlling overload: An overload control device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device includes a load measuring unit configured to measure the load of a radio network controller, wherein the network controller is in data communication with a plurality of base stations and an overload determining unit configured to determine whether an... Agent: Kt Corporation

20120129547 - Geographic-based signal detection: The disclosure relates generally to geographic-based signal detection. One claims recites a method including: receiving information indicating a geographical area; with reference to at least a portion of the information indicating a geographical area, selecting a machine-readable indicia detector that corresponds to the information indicating a geographical area; using a... Agent:

20120129548 - Location estimation: A current location of a mobile system in a wireless network can be determined by using information provided by a base station in communication with the mobile system. The information can include a system identifier (SID) table and a local time offset (LTM_OFF) value and a daylight savings time (DAYLT)... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120129549 - Method and apparatus for determining the location of a wireless client device on a wireless network: The rate at which a particular wireless client may be PINGed may depend on many factors, including the accuracy with which the location of the wireless client is required to be known, how accurate the system has historically been able to locate other previous clients in the same general area;... Agent:

20120129546 - Path progression matching for indoor positioning systems: A path progression matching system and method that uses path progression to find a current position of a mobile device in an indoor environment and a path history to find the path of the mobile device to get to the current position. Embodiments of the system and method use path... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120129543 - Selectively formatting media during a group communication session: In an embodiment, during a group communication session, media is received from a first set of access terminals that belong to a communication group, wherein the received media corresponds to content for presentation to a second set of access terminals that belong to the communication group. In an example, the... Agent:

20120129551 - System and method for hybrid location in a umts network: A system and method for estimating a location of a wireless device receiving signals from plural nodes of a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (“UMTS”) network. Observed time difference of arrival (“OTDOA”) measurements of signals received by the wireless device are collected and a message is transmitted to a stand alone... Agent:

20120129550 - System and method for hybrid location in an lte network: A system and method for estimating a location of a wireless device receiving signals from plural nodes of a communications network. A wireless device may be directed to transmit a first signal having one or more predetermined parameters. At one or more location measurement units (“LMU”) an uplink time of... Agent: Andrew, LLC

20120129544 - Systems and methods for selectively invoking positioning systems for mobile device control applications using accelerometer measurements: Systems and methods are provided for controlling a mobile device, in which a processor receives a first accelerometer signal representative of motion of the mobile device. The processor determines a variation in the first accelerometer signal, and sets an acceleration threshold based at least in part on the determined variation.... Agent: Illume Software, Inc.

20120129545 - Systems and methods for selectively invoking positioning systems for mobile device control applications using multiple sensing modalities: Methods and systems are described for selectively invoking a positioning system for a mobile device. In some implementations, first and second signals are received from first and second non-position-based sensors, respectively, each representative of a context of the mobile device. A processor determines whether the mobile device is in motion... Agent: Iilume Software, Inc.

20120129552 - Integrated mobile ordering system: A mobile requisition system; said mobile requisition system including an internet and GPS enabled mobile communication device; said mobile communication device interacting over internet-based services with a Broking Facility in a first instance to acquire information of goods and or services from participating goods and or service providers; said mobile... Agent:

20120129553 - Location-based services: Provided herein are methods and systems relating to location-based services such as providing a geofencing, outputting location-based information on a mobile device, varying transmissions to and from a mobile device, and providing location-based alerts. More specifically, a method can include receiving a selected location on a mobile device, monitoring a... Agent: Ebay Inc.

20120129554 - Shared image database with geographic navigation: There is disclosed a method and device for operating an image database shared by a plurality of users. In an embodiment, each image captured by a user and stored in a shared image database is associating with the geographic coordinates of the location at which the image was captured. A... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120129556 - Method and system for using subjects in instant messaging sessions on a mobile device: A system and method are provided that incorporate subjects or subject lines into instant messaging sessions or conversations on a mobile device. During an instant messaging session, the user is provided with an option to specify a subject for at least the current portion of the session or for the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120129555 - Mobile phone: An object of the present invention is to provide a mobile phone which allows a user to continuously watch a television broadcast even if there is a call from the other party phone. If a call comes from the other party phone in a state of displaying television image on... Agent:

20120129557 - Method for invoking a constituent service provided in a telecommunication network and an application server for providing a composite service: A method is described for invoking a constituent service in a telecommunication network. The constituent service is associated to a composite service. A first group of parameters is determined which is associated with the composite service. A second group of parameters is determined which is associated with the constituent service.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120129558 - Method and device for reducing mutual interference for multi-carrier: A method for reducing mutual interference of multi-carrier includes: adjusting the phase of at least one modulated signal; modulating all baseband signals onto respective modulated signals; judging whether all baseband signals can be demodulated correctly, and adjusting the phase of at least one modulated signal when there is any modulated... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120129559 - Automatic access point location, planning, and coverage optimization: A device receives distances between an access point, located on a floor of a building, and other access points located on the same floor, and determines, based on the distances, relative location information associated with the access point, where the relative location information provides a location of the access point... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.

20120129560 - Priority-based fairness and interference signalling technique in a flexible spectrum use wireless communication system: The exemplary embodiments of the invention relate to at least a method, computer program, and apparatus to transmit a beacon from a first access node to a first user terminal associated with the first access node and also to a second user terminal associated with a second access node, where... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120129561 - Method, device and system for transmitting sounding reference signals: The embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, device and system for transmitting Sounding Reference Signals (SRSs). The method includes the following steps: a user equipment receives the special SRS sequence information for Coordinated Multi-Point Operation (CoMP) from a base station equipment, and the base station equipment corresponds to... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120129562 - Association rules based on channel quality for peer-to-peer and wan communication: Techniques are provided for association decisions by a user equipment (UE) or the like. In one example, there is provided a method that may involve discovering a peer UE, and determining a first metric for the peer UE. The method may further involve determining a second metric for a base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120129565 - Cellular communications network operation: A system and method are provided for operating a cellular communications network including a first base station and a second base station. The method comprises reducing the downlink transmission power of the second base station and increasing the downlink transmission power of the first base station, based upon the level... Agent:

20120129563 - Method for setting of a transmission power: Based on a method used in a wireless communication system (for example WiMAX), wherein a possible successful transmission power (C) for detecting a transmitter by a receiver is calculated, in order to achieve a faster detection of the transmitter by the receiver, a method is proposed, wherein from the calculated... Agent: Gigaset Communications Gmbh

20120129564 - Methods and devices for power-aware data synchoronization in wirless devices: Disclosed are devices and methods of a communication device including initiating an initial communication via a modem in response to a data pull communication event or a data push communication event and determining by the controller a measured network condition associated with transmitting the initial communication as well as determining... Agent: Motorola-mobility, Inc.

20120129567 - Mobile communication system, mobile station apparatus, base station apparatus, and radiowave interference reducing method: A mobile communication system includes: a first base station apparatus having a first communication coverage area; at least one second base station apparatus having a second communication coverage area smaller than the first communication coverage area and capable of adjusting radiowave transmit power thereof; and a mobile station apparatus. When... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120129566 - Uplink transmission power control method and apparatus for a distributed antenna mobile communication system: An uplink power control method and apparatus of a terminal in a mobile communication system are provided. The method includes receiving, by the terminal, a location parameter corresponding to at least one antenna selected among a plurality of antennas distributed in a service area of a base station, each of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120129570 - Managing method and device for configuring base stations: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for managing a base station configuration, wherein the method comprises the following steps of: acquiring identity information of a user (S102); selecting an operation mode corresponding to the identity information of the user (S104); and prompting the user to configure and... Agent:

20120129569 - Method and apparatus for status reporting triggered by an authority-issued alert: A method and apparatus for reacting to an alert message, such as a commercial mobile alert system (CMAS) message, is provided. A mobile device in receipt of an alert message automatically obtains status information such as mobile device position, for example via GPS, and prompts a user for status information... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120129568 - Multiple-mode input keypad: A communication device has an input keypad having physical input keys arranged in a matrix of rows and columns, a mode input mechanism to select a specific mode, and software or firmware responsive to mode selected through the mode input mechanism, comprising a specific mapping of input keys and process... Agent:

20120129571 - Radio communication device comprising a uhf tag reader: A device includes a radio transceiver equipped with a UHF antenna, a clock generator associated with the radio transceiver, a processor configured to periodically connect to the radiotelephony network by way of the radio transceiver, and a UHF tag reader configured to conduct a transaction with a UHF tag only... Agent: Inside Secure

20120129572 - Mobile communication device: A mobile communication device, a mobile communication method and an application manager are provided that can coordinate integration of the functionality of a new application relating to a communication service such a social networking communication service into pre-installed user interface application on the communication device. A mobile communication device is... Agent:

20120129573 - Power consumption management in a mimo transceiver and method for use therewith: A mobile communication device includes a first wireless transceiver that receives a first inbound RF signal and that transmits a first outbound RF signal based on a first power supply signal. A second wireless transceiver receives a second inbound RF signal and that transmits a second outbound RF signal based... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120129574 - Detecting encoded signals under adverse lighting conditions using adaptive signal detection: The present disclosure relates generally to signal detection adaptable to accommodate various lighting conditions, and to embedding signals according to anticipated lighting conditions likely to be present during image capture. One claim recites a method comprising: obtaining data representing imagery or video, the imagery or video having been captured with... Agent:

20120129575 - Base transceiver station with radiation beam steering and active antenna: A base transceiver station for a mobile communications network for communicating with a plurality of subscriber devices within a coverage area comprises an active antenna array with a tilt adaption arrangement to adjust a vertical tilt angle of an antenna beam in dependence of beam tilting control data, and thereby... Agent:

20120129576 - Mobile terminal and call content management method thereof: A method for operating a mobile terminal, and which includes performing voice recognition on call content to produce recognized call content, converting the recognized call content into one or more units of character information, registering the one or more units of character information to one or more particular functions of... Agent:

20120129577 - Public cellular telephone charging station: The public cellular telephone charging station (10) is a publicly accessible charging system for cellular telephones and other portable devices. The charging station (10) includes a housing (12) and a support (14) for supporting the housing (12) on a support surface. At least one receptacle (16) is provided within the... Agent:

20120129578 - Detecting circuit for electric quantity, processing device and method for state detection of mobile telephone in standby: The present disclosure provides a processing method for detecting a state of a mobile telephone in standby, the method includes: determining whether a battery electric quantity of the mobile telephone in standby is high or low according to an electric quantity detecting circuit; determining a work state of a Modem... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120129580 - Proximity sensor arrangement having a cold mirror in a mobile device: A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A visible light opaque layer covers the bottom surface of the radiation passing layer except for an opening therein that allows radiation from the emitter to pass, and scattered radiation to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120129579 - Proximity sensor arrangement in a mobile device: A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A radiation shield is between the emitter and the detector, and extends to the bottom of the radiation passing layer. A radiation absorber being a separate piece and of a different... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120129581 - Dual display folder type terminal: A dual display folder type terminal having a hinge includes a manipulation unit formed in the hinge, wherein the inventive implementation of the hinge provides various function commands without the need of an additional space in the terminal. As a result, the size of the terminal doesn't suffer when implementing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120129582 - Mobile terminal apparatus: The mobile terminal apparatus of the present invention includes a housing having an opening section in which an accommodated object is fitted; a lid covering the opening section, the lid having a protrusion which surrounds the opening section and shields the accommodated object from water, on a surface facing the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120129583 - Bi-stable sliding assembly: Sliding assembly for portable terminals, comprising a first main part, a second main part slidably connected to the first main part, the second main part being spring-loaded by a first elastic module, the first main part comprising a second elastic module with an elastic portion and a portion protruding towards... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communicatons Ab

  
05/17/2012 > 138 patent applications in 69 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120122390 - Waveguide-based wireless distribution system and method of operation: The design and use of a simplified, highly efficient, waveguide-based wireless distribution system are provided. A low-loss waveguide is used to transport wireless signals from a signal source or sources to one or more receiver locations. One or more adjustable signal coupling devices partially insert into the waveguide at predetermined... Agent:

20120122391 - Communication devices, mobile terminal, and communication system: A communication device that is capable of communicating with a mobile terminal in cooperation with another communication device, and is capable of communicating with the mobile terminal via the other communication device. This communication device characteristically includes: a mode selecting unit configured to select one of a cooperative communication mode... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120122392 - Communication apparatus and communication method, computer program, and communication system: In the case where the order of transmit beam patterns corresponding to individual time slots in a beam training signal, and the names representing the respective transmit beam patterns have already been shared through pre-setting or pre-negotiation between the transmission and reception, the receiving end can estimate received power for... Agent:

20120122393 - Communication device: A communication device includes a transmission signal processing unit, a driver amplifier coupled to the transmission signal processing unit, a selector coupled to the driver amplifier, a first attenuator coupled to the selector and an output portion of the communication device, a second attenuator coupled to the selector and the... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120122394 - Sensor nodes with free-space signaling: Apparatus and systems are provided for data signaling between a centralized transceiver and a plurality of sensor nodes. Each sensor node independently generates electrical power from one or more renewable sources. Each sensor node transmits data corresponding to sensed physical variables to the transceiver by free-space signaling. Large areas can... Agent:

20120122398 - Electronic apparatus and communication state notification method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a communication module, a content information acquisition module, and a communication state notification module. The communication module executes close proximity wireless transfer. The content information acquisition module acquires content information about at least one content item to be transmitted between the communication... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120122396 - Method for fast device search based on short range communication module and mobile device for supporting the method: A method and mobile device for a fast device search based on a short range communication module. In the method, the mobile device checks a setting value of a fast device search mode for a restriction on a communication range of the short range communication module. Then the mobile device... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120122397 - Semantic note taking system: A semantic note taking system and method for collecting information, enriching the information, and/or binding the information to services is provided. User-created notes are enriched with labels, context traits, and relevant data to minimize friction in the note-taking process. In other words, the present invention is directed to collecting unscripted... Agent:

20120122395 - Through chip coupling for signal transport: Through-chip coupling is utilized for signal transport, where an interface is formed between a first coil on a first integrated circuit (IC) chip and a second coil on a second IC chip. The first coil is coupled to an antenna. The second coil is coupled to an amplifier circuit. The... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

20120122400 - Proximity wireless communication apparatus including fixed housing and movable housing rotated endlessly: One array antenna including three induction coils is formed on an application integrated circuit of a fixed housing. Eight array antennas, each of which is arranged in a manner similar to that of the array antennas of the application integrated circuit, are formed at intervals of 45 degrees around a... Agent:

20120122399 - Wireless signal processing apparatus and method: An apparatus and method are provided for receiving and processing a control signal and/or a data signal through a short-range wireless communication. The wireless signal processing apparatus preferably includes a connection detection unit that detects a connection of a peripheral device, and a communication unit that receives the control signal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120122401 - Method for allocating transmission signals to transmission channels: A method for allocating a transmission signal to a transmission channel which has a transmission bandwidth (14) and a rated center frequency and which is established between a radio transmitter (1) and a radio receiver (2) has the steps: emitting the transmission signal on the radio transmitter (1) end with... Agent:

20120122402 - Systems and methods for detection of transmission facilities: In embodiments, a method of detecting a transmitting device within an obstruction rich environment is disclosed. The method may involve detecting the transmitting device with a wireless transmission detection facility; communicating signal information relating to the detected transmitting device from the wireless transmission detection facility to a central unit; determining... Agent:

20120122404 - Radio communication device, radio communication method, and program: A direction deciding unit calculates a plane the perpendicular of which is a directional vector from the wireless communication apparatus toward a radio station. A group deciding unit decides, as groups, antenna combinations each consisting of some ones but not all of a plurality of antennas. A distance calculating unit... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120122403 - System and method for highly directional electronic identification and communication and combat identification system employing the same: An antenna for directional electronic communication and a directional communication system are provided. In one embodiment, the antenna includes: (1) a conductive shield having an opening at an end thereof, (2) a Luneberg lens located within said conductive shield and (3) a radio frequency signal conveyor located proximate a portion... Agent:

20120122407 - Adaptive transmission feedback: A method, program and apparatus for transmitting from a transmitter to a receiver over a channel using a transmit diversity scheme. The method comprises: receiving power-related information fed back from the receiver to the transmitter; and at the transmitter, using the power-related information to generate channel state information. The method... Agent: Icera Inc.

20120122405 - Method and apparatus for providing a dynamic inactivity timer in a wireless communications network: A method, a computer readable medium and an apparatus for providing a dynamic inactivity timer are disclosed. For example, the method monitors a timer for a time threshold associated with a burst of a plurality of bursts of packets, and determines if the timer for the time threshold associated with... Agent:

20120122406 - Simultaneous downlink testing for multiple devices in radio-frequency test systems: A test station may include a test host, a signal generator, and a test chamber. Multiple devices under test (DUTs) may be placed in the test chamber during production testing. Radio-frequency signals may be conveyed from the signal generator to the multiple DUTs using a conducted arrangement through a radio-frequency... Agent:

20120122408 - Method and apparatus for mapping of absolute power grant values in wireless communications: A method and apparatus for adjusting power grants in wireless communications. Multiple power grant tables are stored and one or more tables are designated during communication.... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20120122409 - Wireless communication system and wireless terminal device: A wireless communication system corresponding to a wireless terminal device in which at least one of a first frequency bandwidth for use in an up link and a second frequency bandwidth for use in a down link is variable, including a capability information reception unit capable of receiving and extracting... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120122410 - Multiband coupling architecture: A multiband coupling circuit including: a number of paths equal to the number of frequency bands, each path having a first terminal and a second terminal; a third terminal and a fourth terminal; a number of distributed couplers equal to the number of paths, all couplers being identical and sized... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (tours) Sas

20120122411 - Improved control of switcher regulated power amplifier modules: Various embodiments described herein relate to a power management block and an amplification block used in the transmitter of a communication subsystem. The power management block provides improved control for the gain control signal provided to a pre-amplifier and the supply voltage provided to a power amplifier which are both... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120122412 - Method for controlling the power for broadcasting a cognitive pilot channel: r

20120122413 - Radio receiver: A radio receiver receives a broadcast signal and generates an RF signal, generates an IF signal from the RF signal, detects the electric field intensity and the frequency of the IF signal, detects the IF signal and generates a detected signal, detects the intensity of a noise signal that is... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120122414 - Wireless communication apparatus changing radiation patterns of antenna apparatuses: When controlling antenna apparatuses to select a predetermined combination from among a plurality of combinations of antenna elements, a controller measures RSSIs of wireless signals received by the antenna apparatuses, and sets a detection packet interval and a changeover threshold based on measured RSSIs with reference to a detection packet... Agent:

20120122415 - Wireless communication device and signal detecting method: Disclosed is a wireless communication device capable of improving the properties of an interference canceller and improving reception performance without increase in circuit scale and without increase in power consumption. In the device, a channel estimation unit (301) obtains the channel estimation value of each path and the dispersion value... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120122416 - Signal receiving apparatus, signal receiving method and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a signal receiving apparatus including a frequency conversion section configured to carry out frequency conversion on a modulated signal transmitted to the signal receiving apparatus by adoption of a radio transmission technique, wherein the frequency conversion section carries out the frequency conversion by adoption of a frequency... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120122417 - Electronic device having functional blocks individually controlled to selectively enter power-saving mode and related power control method thereof: An electronic device includes a first functional block, a second functional block, and a control circuit. The first functional block has a first wake-up guard time requirement. The second functional block has a second wake-up guard time requirement which is different from the first wake-up guard time requirement. The control... Agent:

20120122418 - Methods, systems, and products for security systems: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for notification of alarms in security systems. A packetized alarm message is received from a security system associated with a network address. The network address is associated to a notification address. A communication to the notification address is initiated to alert of an alarm... Agent:

20120122420 - Automated alert generation in response to a predetermined communication on a telecommunication device: A cell phone software application that automatically informs a person's ICE contacts when their cell phone has made an emergency 911 call. Also included are systems for sending the GPS location of the cell phone to both the emergency service responders and to the ICE contacts. Personal medical information can... Agent: Quid Fit LLC

20120122419 - Emergency message transmission method and electronic device implementing the method: In a method for transmitting an emergency message by an electronic device, a start signal is generated at the time of a trigger operation by a detection unit, location information of the electronic device is periodically acquired and transmitted to a memory by a location acquisition unit; location at the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120122422 - Access network discovery and selection function, andsf, node distributing closed subscriber group, csg, information: The invention relates to a method in an Access Network Discovery and Selection Function, ANDSF, node for distributing Closed Subscriber Group information. The CSG information comprises an Allowed CSG List of a first UE and cell information indicating position of a cell with controlled access associated to the Allowed CSG... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120122421 - System and method for reducing latency in a wireless location system: A system and method for providing a location of a mobile device in a network. The method includes: receiving a location request; determining the location of the mobile device responsive to the location request; holding the determined location of the mobile device until a permission to send the determined location... Agent: Technocom Corporation

20120122423 - Subscriber identifier and method for subscriber authentication: The subject innovation relates to a subscriber identifier for subscriber authentication in a mobile telecommunications network. The subscriber identifier comprises a memory device that contains a first subscription data record for subscriber authentication in a first mobile telecommunications network. The memory device further contains a second subscription data record for... Agent: Vodafone Holding Gmbh

20120122424 - System and method for providing wireless networks as a service: A wireless network system is provided. The system comprises a wireless network controller and a plurality of access points and/or femtocells. The wireless network controller is in communication with each of the plurality of access points and/or femtocells via an access data network, and is configured to perform one or... Agent: Belair Networks

20120122425 - Display of secure messages on a mobile communication device: A mobile communications device for the display of an incrementally received message includes a message viewer application for scanning the received portions of the message. On determination that the received portion of the message includes a first displayable portion of the message content, the system signals to a message server... Agent:

20120122426 - Separating attachments received from a mobile device: A computer-implemented method includes receiving a message from a mobile device over a wireless network, the message including several attachments, wherein the several attachments include one or more mobile device attachments corresponding to content captured using the mobile device, identifying the one or more mobile device attachments; and separating the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120122428 - Automatic annunciator allocation: Technologies described herein generally relate to allocating annunciators to provide annunciations in response to annunciation requests in a computing device. The computing device may include a platform application, which may be configured to receive annunciation requests from applications for providing annunciations. The platform application may discover annunciators capable of providing... Agent:

20120122427 - Personal media storage and retrieval for visual voice mail: A personal media storage system within a visual voicemail system may be implemented A visual voicemail server may receive and store multimedia content on a personal media storage system and associate such content with a voicemail. A visual voicemail server may obtain such content if provided with location data for... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

20120122431 - Call relay function support system and method: A system and method of supporting a call relay function is provided. The system includes a second modem terminal for performing a call connection with a first modem terminal through a network, the first modem terminal for relaying a call by forming a near distance communication channel with at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120122436 - Hands free notification: The present invention provides a mechanism that enables a called party mobile device 108 to provide a notification in the backward direction via a terminating switch 106 and an originating switch 104 to a calling party communication device 102. The notification will indicate to a calling party 101 whether or... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120122434 - Interactive media management server: An interactive media management server that facilitates management of interactive media and delivery of such interactive media. It comprises a first interface to an interactive media distribution server communicatively coupled to a plurality of mobile devices, and a second interface to a service provider system or a content provider system.... Agent:

20120122429 - Method for digital watermark use by a mobile station: Disclosed is a method for digital watermark use by a mobile station. In the method, a mobile station receives a plurality of digital watermarks. The mobile station detects at least two digital watermarks in the received plurality of watermarks. Based on the at least two detected digital watermarks, a user-specific... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122433 - Method, apparatus, and terminal for setting schedule of communication terminal: The present invention relates to a method, an apparatus, and a terminal for setting a schedule on a communication terminal. The method includes: obtaining schedule-affecting parameter information that affects implementation of a schedule; determining, according to the schedule-affecting parameter information and preset schedule-affecting parameter information that is necessary for the... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.

20120122435 - Mobile telephony presence: Systems and methods for reporting of presence information associated with use of a mobile telephone are presented. In one example, a headset that is paired with a cellular mobile phone relays presence information to a presence application running on a computer.... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.

20120122432 - System, method and computer program for determining the probability of a medical event occurring: A method for determining the likelihood of a medical event occurring, comprising the steps of applying a data mining technique to a dataset containing temporal patient data, wherein the data mining technique provides information regarding the likelihood of a medical event occurring.... Agent: Smart Internet Technology Crc Pty Ltd

20120122430 - Weighing device and method: The invention relates to a method for weighing a use located on an electronic scale in communication with a mobile telecommunication terminal having a display screen, the scale and the mobile terminal both wirelessly communicating with a telecommunication network adapted to put at least the mobile terminal in communication with... Agent:

20120122437 - System and method for activating services on a wireless device: A system and method for activating services on a wireless device are provided that improve a user's experience and ease of activation/provisioning of services for the wireless device by providing a new provisioning channel for service activations. A user is simply required to input a short activation code(s) into the... Agent: Tracfone Wireless, Inc.

20120122438 - Mobile phone including a streaming server with means for controlling the processing of a file before its release: s

20120122439 - Call correcting relay system for optimizing call relaying between different telecommunication networks: The invention relates to a device for call correcting relaying of telecommunication connections between at least two telecommunication terminal devices, wherein the telecommunication terminal devices each are registered in different telecommunication networks, comprising at least two telecommunication terminal devices, wherein each telecommunication terminal device has a software component set up... Agent: Trinity Holding Ag

20120122441 - Data communication setting control method based on subscriber identification module and portable device for supporting the same: A method and a portable device that support the control of a data communication setting are provided. The portable terminal includes a Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card interface into which the SIM is inserted. The device further includes a control unit, a memory unit, and a radio frequency unit. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120122442 - Establishment of a transcoder-free operation connection: When a request is sent by a switching unit, relating to the use of at least one subset of a codec mode configuration for the establishment of a transcoder-free operation connection by a radio network controller, it is checked whether the at least one requested subset is supported by the... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20120122440 - Positioning reference signal assistance data signaling for enhanced interference coordination in a wireless communication network: A method in a wireless communication terminal is disclosed. The method includes receiving a first signal including a desired second signal and an interference component, wherein the interference component includes at least a third signal transmitted in an Almost Blank Subframe (ABS) by a neighbor cell, and configuring the wireless... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120122443 - Software output destination handling terminal, system, method, and program for the same: A software output destination handling terminal that handles a display terminal as a software output destination. Data indicating a type of the display terminal is received from the display terminal with which communication connection has been established, and data indicating a usage status of the user is obtained. Data indicating... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120122446 - Fast cell search: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate searches for a cell in a wireless communication environment. A mobile device can employ a searcher that can detect timing information respectively associated with PSCs and cells to determine the cell with the highest correlation. The searcher can detect SSCs, which can include... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122444 - Femto bs for reducing inter-cell interference and method for transmitting signal using the same: A signal transmission method includes determining whether there is a User Equipment (UE) within an area of the femto BS, determining whether the UE is in an active mode, operating in a first mode of alternating a first Available Interval (AI) with a first UnAvailable Interval (UAI) in time, if... Agent: Foundation Of Soongsil University-industry Cooperation

20120122445 - Method and apparatus for reducing mutual interference of multi-carrier: The disclosure discloses a method for reducing mutual interference of multi-carrier, comprising: adjusting the delay of at least one modulation signal; respectively modulating each adjusted modulation signal onto each modulated signal; and comparing the performance indices of modulated signals with set performance indices, wherein the delay of at least one... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120122447 - System and method for on-demand diagnostics of a device utilizing secure data to interact wirelessly with one or more third party systems: A system and method for remotely providing an end user with a solution to a failure in a mobile transaction is disclosed. The system includes a portable communication device having a diagnostics agent configured to transmit the communication device's unique identification number and present status over a mobile network. The... Agent:

20120122448 - Method and device for configuration of a mobile communication system: A method for configuration of a mobile communication system with a mobile communication network and a mobile terminal, which comprises determining a communication service quality required by a software application running on the mobile terminal for the transmission of data to be transmitted via a communication connection between the mobile... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120122449 - Resource allocation to terrestrial and satellite services: There is provided a method for improving an allocation of resources, i.e., frequency and power, to terrestrial services and satellite services that use a same frequency band. The method includes determining a demand (DS) for a resource by users of a satellite system, determining a demand (DT) for the resource... Agent: Globalstar, Inc.

20120122450 - Handling of services for a called subscriber: A method and control node and computer program are disclosed for handling Intelligent Network services associated with a call to a subscriber of a mobile telecommunications network, the network comprising said control node, a HLR and one or more SCPs. Said control node a) sends to said HLR one or... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120122451 - Method and system for providing roaming services to inbound roamers using visited network gateway location register: The present invention provides a method for providing roaming services to one or more subscribers, correspondingly associated with the one or more HPMNs, while the one or more subscribers are registered with the VPMN. The method includes allocating a pool of GTs to a Gateway Location Register (GLR) that is... Agent: Roamware, Inc.

20120122453 - Cell searcher of mobile terminal and neighbor cell searching method thereof: Provided are a cell searcher for handover of a mobile terminal and a neighbor cell searching method thereof. The neighbor cell searching method includes: after searching a home cell, determining whether a Primary Synchronization Signal (PSS) code of the home cell is identical to that of a neighbor cell; when... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120122452 - Motion-based kinetic fingerprint radio selection: Systems and techniques for motion adaptive wireless user equipment (UE) in a wireless network are disclosed. These techniques can leverage kinetic information to select a preferred radio (or radio technology) or adapt a reselection scanning interval. This can serve to improve the performance of a UE by reducing the amount... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120122454 - Method and system for registration of owner's terminal in small network of base stations: Provided is a system for registering a terminal, including: a verification unit to verify whether the terminal is a closed subscriber group (CSG) member in response to a registration request to a small base station that is received from the terminal; a search unit to search for an owner terminal... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120122455 - Method and arrangement in a radio communications system for dynamic carrier mode switching: A method in a radio network node for dynamic carrier mode switching is provided. The radio network node is comprised in a radio communications system. The radio network node is configured to operate in a legacy mode and is further configured to operate in a non legacy mode. At least... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120122456 - Method and system for a transmitting mobility state: A method for transmitting a mobility state is provided in the present invention, the method includes: when an source evolved NodeB (eNB) performs a handover of a user equipment (UE) in a connectivity state, it sends the UE historical information to a target eNB; the target eNB decides a mobility... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120122457 - Radio base station and handover control method: An LTE base station (100) conducts radio communication with a radio terminal which can execute a handover between a plurality of radio communication systems having different attainable communication rates. The LTE base station (100) is provided with a service detection unit (121A), which detects the classification of a communication service... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120122458 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for priority based cell reselection in a multi-rat environment: A method, apparatus and computer program product are therefore provided that may enable a network sending broadcast and/or dedicated priorities to a mobile terminal to also include priorities with respect to a RAT that does not support the priority algorithm. As such, for example, priority parameters for a legacy network... Agent:

20120122459 - Method, apparatus, and system for voice call fallback to circuit switched domain: A method for voice call fallback to a circuit switched (CS) domain disclosed in the present invention includes: receiving a Service Request message from a calling user equipment (UE), where the Service Request message includes called number information of a voice call in a CS domain, instructing an evolved NodeB... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120122460 - Mobility for user equipment in closed subscriber group environment: In one exemplary embodiment, a method including: receiving an intra- frequency cell re-selection indicator in combination with physical cell identity split information from a closed subscriber group cell or a macro cell, where the intra-frequency cell re-selection indicator is indicative of whether or not a mobile station is allowed to... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120122463 - Apparatus and method employing scheduler behavior aware predictive resource selection in a communication system: An apparatus, method and system to predict interference employing scheduler behavior information 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, with the processor, to cause the apparatus to receive scheduler behavior... Agent:

20120122462 - Distributed scheduling coordination for plural service areas: An apparatus (20) is associated with a telecommunications node (N) which serves a service area (S) which belongs to one set of plural sets of service areas comprising a network. The apparatus (20) divides a time resource for the node into plural phases in coordinated manner with other service areas.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120122464 - Method and apparatus for bearer processing: A bearer processing method is disclosed. The method includes these steps: a system border node receives a Packet Data Protocol (PDP) Context Request initiated by a universal mobile telecommunication system (UMTS); the system border node adjusts a Request Bearer Resource Allocation message of a system architecture evolution (SAE) system or... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120122465 - Methods and arrangements for allocating scheduling request resources in a wireless communication system: Method and arrangement in a base station for allocating scheduling request resources to a user equipment. The method and arrangement comprises receiving a bearer setup message from the user equipment and sending a first instruction comprising a first scheduling request interval, to be used by the user equipment. Also, a... Agent:

20120122461 - Techniques for managing communications resources for a mobile device: Techniques to manage communications resources for a mobile device are described. An apparatus may comprise a mobile computing device having a radio arranged to communicate information over a wireless link, a link classifier arranged to generate a class parameter for the wireless link based on signal quality measurements of the... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20120122466 - Method and arrangement in a communications network: c

20120122468 - Method and device for coordinated scheduling: Disclosed in the present invention is a coordinated scheduling method which includes that: a base station establishes the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information, and communicates the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information with the base station of a cooperative cell (301); said base station implements coordinated scheduling with the... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120122467 - Method for assigning frequency subbands to a plurality of interfering nodes in a wireless communication network, controller for a wireless communication network and wireless communication network: A method assigns frequency subbands to a plurality of interfering nodes in a wireless communication network, wherein the number of subbands assigned to a node depends on the interference condition of the node, wherein as the node faces less interference it is assigned more subbands.... Agent:

20120122469 - Radio base station and communication control method: A control unit (102) in a radio base station (1A) receives from a radio terminal (2A) a measured W-CQI corresponding to a local sector, and also acquires the utilization ratio of a PDCCH corresponding to said sector. Also, in addition to receiving a measured W-CQI corresponding to the local sector,... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120122482 - Activating location based service applications: The present invention relates to providing methods and apparatus for identifying a location area of a mobile device, determining whether an LBS application should be activated on the mobile device based on the location area and activating the LBS application on the mobile device. A Mobile Network Operator server may... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120122480 - Apparatus and method for determining location and tracking coordinates of a tracking device: A device and method to monitor location coordinates of an electronic tracking device are disclosed here. The device includes transceiver circuitry to receive at least one portion of a receive communication signal comprising location coordinates information; accelerometer circuitry to measure displacements of the portable electronic tracking device; a battery power... Agent: Location Based Technologies Inc.

20120122479 - Culled satellite ephemeris information for quick, accurate assisted locating satellite location determination for cell site antennas: Locating satellites (e.g., GPS) are culled into a preferred group having a longest dwell time based on a time passing through an ellipsoid arc path through a cone of space, and communicated to mobile devices within a particular region (e.g., serviced by a particular base station). The culled locating satellites... Agent:

20120122486 - Estimating positions of a device and at least one target in an environment: A method/system for estimating a state of a device and at least one target in an environment. The process involves computing a state vector using an error state form of the position of the device in a local coordinate reference frame.... Agent: Bae Systems PLC

20120122477 - Geo-location aided sensing: There lies a challenge to develop a technique of accurately and efficiently determining an available communication channel. In accordance with some embodiments disclosed herein, techniques for sensing a primary user of a particular communication channel are performed more efficiently. In some implementations, a geo-location of a communication device is combined... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122483 - Location identifying method and location identifying device: In a location identifying method, the sight of users of mobile communication terminals is estimated by calculating directions of the users based on position information of the mobile communication terminals, and the location where the lines of sight of the users are concentrated is identified based on the estimated sight.... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120122475 - Method and apparatus for estimating position of access point in wi-fi system: A method and apparatus for estimating a position of an access point (AP) in a Wi-Fi system is provided. The method includes measuring a strength of a signal, transmitted by the AP, at three or more measurement points (MPs), selecting an imaginary attenuation factor, calculating a range between the AP... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120122473 - Method and device for locating terminal by using base station: The present invention provides a method for locating a terminal by using a base station, and the method includes steps as follows: constructing a locating message by expanding a location report message or via an independent message; sending the locating message to a locating judgment center; and locating the terminal... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120122476 - Method and system for providing spatial-based context-aware service: A system for providing spatial-based context-aware service includes a database configured to store a geocontext including spatial information, one or more contexts, and sensor data; a sensor/context catalog server configured to manage meta data of the contexts and the sensor data; a context processing server configured to generate a list... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120122484 - Method for calibrating a propagation-time-based localization system: In a method for calibrating a propagation-time-based localization system in a computer-assisted manner, the position of a mobile object in a predetermined environment can be determined by detecting propagation-time-based variables of multiple base stations, wherein the propagation-time-based variable of a base station represents the propagation time of a signal between... Agent:

20120122470 - Method for locating multiple rays of a source with or without aoa by multi-channel estimation of the tdoa and fdoa: A method and system for locating an emitter E transmitting a signal toward a receiver A comprising N radio frequency channels (N≧1), the characteristics of said signal being unknown to the receiver and said signal being reflected off P reflectors Bi (P≧1) of known positions, includes a step of multi-channel... Agent: Thales

20120122474 - Position reporting microphone: A position reporting microphone, adapted for use in an existing communication system is disclosed. The position reporting microphone communicatively networks with the existing communication system channels to send and receive information such as for example audio, position, and/or identification information regarding the position reporting microphone.... Agent:

20120122472 - Positioning reference signal assistance data signaling for enhanced interference coordination in a wireless communication network: A method in a wireless terminal includes receiving a measurement subframe pattern indicating a first set of subframes on which a transmission from a first base station must be processed, receiving Positioning Reference Signal (PRS) subframe pattern information corresponding to a second base station, determining a subset of the first... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120122485 - Positioning systems: We describe a device that is able to compute its range and time offset relative to another similar device, and thereby also a three-dimensional position, speed and time relative to other similar devices provided that at least four are present and within range. It does so by transmitting at least... Agent:

20120122478 - Signalling measurements for positioning in a wireless network: A method in a signalling device for assisting in positioning of user equipment based on time measurements is provided. The signalling device is associated with an s-cell, which is recognized by the first network node as having limited functionality and is, therefore, not considerable for the user equipment as a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120122481 - System and method for determining locations to be stored in a location database: A present location of a user is periodically determined. The present location of the user is compared to a previous location of the user. A determination is made as to whether the present location is within a specified distance of the previous location. If the present location is within the... Agent:

20120122471 - Systems and methods for mobile terminal location verification: Methods and systems for using W-code to extend anti-spoof capability to civilian GPS receivers for verifying locations of mobile terminals are disclosed. A system for verifying a reported location of a mobile terminal includes a receiver of the mobile terminal and a verification processor. The receiver processes the radio ranging... Agent:

20120122487 - Method for discovery of indoor lci based on approximate location: As part of a localized positioning solution, a mobile device may transmit a request message to a server to obtain information about location contexts near the mobile device. In response, the server may, in some implementations, transmit a response message back to the mobile device that identifies a list of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122488 - Method for the determination of a receiver for location information: The invention relates to a method for distinguishing between LOCATION_REPORT messages to avoid ambiguities. Therefore, a value of an information element of request type is returned by a radio network controller, depending on an intended receiver of the location information. A control node receiving the information element value analyses said... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120122489 - Location based content aggregation and distribution systems and methods: An exemplary method includes a content hub subsystem receiving a content posting from an access device connected to a wireless network and associated with a first user. The content posting includes data representative of a content instance and a geographic location associated with the content instance. The exemplary method further... Agent: Verizon Data Services LLC

20120122490 - Location specific event broadcasting: Applications in a broadcast environment distribute events in real-time to a large number of receivers within specified geographic locations while efficiently sharing bandwidth resources with other applications using the same broadcast network. Applications need not be aware of the other applications sharing the resources, nor of the methods, protocols, and... Agent: Roundbox, Inc.

20120122491 - Method for providing augmented reality, server for same, and portable terminal: The present disclosure provides a method for providing an augmented reality, to server and portable terminal for same. Augmented reality providing server provides an augmented reality with information overlaid on captured video and includes server communication unit for inter-working with portable terminal; and server control unit for receiving selected menu... Agent: Sk Planet Co., Ltd.

20120122493 - Information processing device, position recording method, and program: An information processing device includes a main function unit which realizes main functions of the information processing device and is operated by being switched between a normal operation mode and a power-saving mode in which less power is consumed than in the normal operation mode, a position acquisition unit which... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120122492 - Method and apparatus for updating femtocell proximity information: Techniques are described herein for updating proximity information associated with a femtocell in a wireless communication system. An example of a method described herein includes identifying a location within a wireless communication network, associating the location with a femtocell for which proximity information relating to position of the femtocell is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122494 - Method for co-location of caller and receiver during a call on a cellular or wireless network: The present invention provides a method to enable a “caller,” while calling at least one call “receiver”, on a handheld device, or any communication device, to communicate the physical location of the caller and receiver, at a given moment. The method comprises: the caller calling at least one receiver; the... Agent:

20120122496 - Multiple paging channels for efficient region paging: Systems and methods are described that mitigating coverage gaps near region boundaries using a plurality of multi-sector broadcast (MSBC) paging channels in wireless networking environments. One or more MSBC paging channels can be assigned unique time slots, such that although the channels can be identical, they are disjointed in time.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122495 - System and method for reducing energy consumption of mobile devices using early paging indicator: A method for reducing energy consumption of mobile devices using a phase-continuous early paging indicator (EPI) is provided. For each of at least one paging occasion either A) an EPI indicative that a page is present in the paging occasion is transmitted during an EPI occasion in advance of the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120122498 - Mobile phone messages processing method and mobile phone: A method for processing a mobile phone message and a corresponding mobile phone are provided in the present invention, and the method for processing the mobile phone messages includes: extracting values of public fields of mobile phone messages (S11); and storing said values of public fields of the mobile phone... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120122497 - Sms authentication method: The present invention provides a SMS authentication method. The SMS authentication method includes transferring the authentication message into different types of authentication codes and/or review codes, sending the authentication codes and/or review codes to the authentication request end and the user via different types, providing the authentication codes input by... Agent: Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.

20120122499 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing multiple transmitters: A method and apparatus for synchronizing multiple transmitters is disclosed. A global time reference is used to synchronize the arrival of data from a plurality of transmitters in a receiver station. In one embodiment, the global time reference is provided by a GPS satellite, and may also be used to... Agent: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

20120122500 - Method and apparatus for synchronizing multiple transmitters: A method and apparatus for synchronizing multiple transmitters is disclosed. A global time reference is used to synchronize the arrival of data from a plurality of secondary transmitters in a receiver station. In one embodiment, the global time reference is provided by a GPS satellite, and may also be used... Agent: Fox Digital Enterprises, Inc.

20120122501 - Wireless communication system and device thereof: A wireless communication system and a wireless communication device thereof are proposed. The system is adapted for synchronizing wireless setting of at least a wireless communication device in the system. The at least a wireless communication device synchronizes a first wireless setting thereof or synchronizes a second wireless setting of... Agent: Gemtek Technology Co., Ltd.

20120122504 - Anti-interference method and device in common-frequency networking mobile communication system: The examples of the present invention disclose an anti-interference method and device in a common-frequency networking mobile communication system. The method includes: creating a candidate cell list according to probability that each adjacent cell of a current cell interferes with the current cell; selecting a selected cell list from the... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120122502 - Method and apparatus of controlling inter cell interference based on cooperation of intra cell terminals: Provided is a method and apparatus for controlling inter cell interference based on cooperation between intra cell terminals. The intra cell terminals may exchange interference channel information, and may determine a receive beamforming vector based on the exchanged interference channel information. At least one intra cell terminal may feed back,... Agent:

20120122503 - System and method for self-optimized inter-cell interference coordination: An embodiment method for operating a controller of a communications system includes determining inter-cell interference coordination (ICIC) information for the communications system, automatically adjusting, by the controller without end-user input, ICIC parameters according to the ICIC information to improve an overall performance level of the communications system, and transmitting the... Agent: Futuwei Technologies, Inc.

20120122505 - Apparatus and method for allocating resources to nodes in a communication system using an update of iteration resource weights: An apparatus for allocating resources to nodes in a communication system comprises an iteration controller (10) for performing an iterative processing, the iteration controller being configured for using (11) iteration resource weights to obtain a resources allocation result for an iteration step, and for updating (12) the iteration resource weights... Agent:

20120122507 - Method and device for performing space coordination among cells: A method and a device for performing space coordination among cells are disclosed in the present invention, and the method includes that a base station in a serving cell acquires the channel information of a terminal; the base station in said serving cell performs pre-scheduling to said terminal, according to... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120122506 - Method and system for providing wireless communication services: A method for providing wireless communication services via efficient management of frequency bands includes transmitting uplink communications to a first system on a first frequency. The method also includes receiving downlink communications from the first system on a second frequency. The method may also include transmitting uplink communications to a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122508 - Radio base station and communication control method: A control unit (102) in a radio base station (1A) receives from a radio terminal (2A) a measured W-CQI corresponding to a local sector, and also acquires the utilization ratio of a PDCCH corresponding to said sector. Also, in addition to receiving a measured W-CQI corresponding to the local sector,... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120122509 - Radio base station and communication control method: When estimating the quality (SINR) of a PDCCH corresponding to a local sector formed by a radio base station (1A), a control unit (102) in the radio base station (1A) confirms the status of a response from a radio terminal (2A) in reply to control information sent using the PDCCH... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120122510 - Method and system for automatically dekeying a talk group speaker to join a multi-group communication: A radio communication system supports talk group communication and multi-group communication. Upon initiating a multi-group communication, the system causes any active talk group speakers in the talk groups included in the multi-group to dekey by changing the identifier in a monitored control channel of the talk group from the identifier... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120122512 - Cellular network, base station and method for self-optimizing transmit power to user equipments: A base station and a method are described herein for self-optimizing the transmit power to user equipments (UEs) within a cell of a cellular network. In addition, a cellular network is described herein that includes multiple base stations (e.g., base transmitter stations, eNodeBs) each of which is configured to self-optimize... Agent:

20120122513 - Method for cooperative control of power among base stations and base station device using same: A method for cooperative control of power among base stations and a base station device which performs the same are discussed. A first receiving unit is configured such that a specific base station in a cooperative unit receives, from a specific terminal located on a cell edge of the specific... Agent:

20120122511 - Power conservation in wireless access terminals using integrated proxy function: A power conservation scheme is provided for conserving power in an access terminal that includes a dedicated proxy circuit, a receiver/transmitter chain, and/or a baseband processor. The baseband processor is adapted to determine when a wireless communication link with an access network has been inactive for at least a threshold... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122514 - Selecting network service providers for multi-mode mobile devices: A method for facilitating dynamic service-based network selection and determination may be implemented by a communications device. A device may choose a network and/or network access provider (NAP) based on a type of service desired by a user. For the service, the system may determine which NAP provides the most... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120122515 - Method and apparatus for communicating with base station based on speed of user equipment in mobile communication system: Provided is a method for performing communication with a network by a User Equipment (UE) based on its speed information in the network in which at least one portion includes at least one micro cell overlapping at least one macro cell. The method includes measuring, by the UE, its moving... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120122516 - Mobile wireless communications device having buffered clock distribution network for microprocessor and rf circuits: A mobile wireless communications device includes a circuit board carried by a housing. A microprocessor, RF transceiver and circuitry are carried by the circuit board and operative with each other. Clock buffer circuitry is carried by the circuit board and connected to the RF transceiver and circuitry and microprocessor for... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120122517 - Access stratum manager: A multi-mode mobile communication device includes a processing device, a memory sub-system, a communication sub-system operable to communicate with wireless access networks, and a protocol stack stored in the memory sub-system and executed by the processing device. The protocol stack includes a first access stratum, a second access stratum, a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120122518 - Multimode communication device with shared signal path programmable filter: A multimode communication device with a shared signal path programmable filter and a method for utilizing a shared signal path programmable filter in a multimode communication device. Various aspects of the present invention comprise a first module adapted to receive a first communication signal (e.g., corresponding to a first communication... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120122519 - Wrist phone with improved voice quality: A wrist phone with a single button includes a molded-plastic wristband and a wristband cap. A wireless transceiver module is mounted on a printed circuit board and is contained in a component cavity between the wristband and the wristband cap. A foil antenna is attached directly to the printed circuit... Agent: Venyard Gmbh

20120122521 - Mobile terminal: An embodiment of a mobile terminal according to the present invention is a mobile terminal in which an upper housing is slidable relative to a lower housing. Two rotating plates are provided side by side along a lower surface of the upper housing, and rotation center points of the two... Agent:

20120122520 - Payment-enabled mobile telephone assembly: A payment-enabled mobile device assembly includes a carrying case configured for attachment to a portable electronic device and that includes an aperture for accepting an integrated circuit (IC) identification card. The IC identification card has a card body and includes electronic components, and in some embodiments a shield layer is... Agent:

20120122522 - Mobile terminal device for receiving dual band signal using multiple resonance antenna: A mobile terminal device for receiving a dual band signal using a multiple resonance antenna in a mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal device includes a multiple resonance antenna, a first band filter connecting with the multiple resonance antenna, for filtering a first band signal of a low band... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120122524 - Device and method for controlling alarm according to unintended function in mobile terminal: A method and device for controlling generation an alarm in a mobile terminal is provided. The method comprises: checking whether a request to operate a microphone has been made by an application intended by a user that initiates an audio processing function when a request to operate the microphone is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120122523 - Rotating mechanism and electronic device using same: A rotating mechanism includes a lower plate defining a first guiding groove and a second guiding groove, the first guiding groove including a sliding groove section and a rotating groove section, the sliding groove section mirror-image symmetrical with the second guiding groove, the rotating groove section extending from an end... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120122525 - System and method for controlling privacy mode operation in a vehicle: In at least one embodiment an apparatus that includes a communication module is provided. the communication module is configured to enable a driver to control the operation of a portable occupant communication device (OCD) in a hands free mode and to transmit a first command to the portable OCD to... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120122526 - Selective battery power management: A method, programmed medium and system are disclosed which provide for user-controlled management of power requirements for mobile devices. The system enables the user to determine and adjust power settings according to time-related goals set by the end user. The end user, in one example, may specify a goal in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120122527 - System and method for selectively activating a communication device: The disclosure provides a system and method for managing power and activation of a communication device. The system comprises: a microprocessor controlling the electronic device; an accelerometer; and a power application operating on the microprocessor. The application provides instructions to the microprocessor to place the electronic device in a low... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

  
05/10/2012 > 142 patent applications in 63 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120115412 - Iq imbalance compensation in interference cancellation repeater using a zero-if radio architecture: An interference cancellation repeater employing zero-IF or direct conversion radio architecture implements IQ imbalance compensation using a metric and an adaptive algorithm. The metric is based on the image rejection ratio of the repeater and is indicative of the level of spectral image caused by the repeater's receiver or transmitter... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115413 - Method for suspending transmission and reception of text messages and phone calls while drivin: The present invention relates to the field of wireless communication and specifically the use of a cell-phone to monitor safe driving by suspending all communication to/from mobile terminal when the user of such terminal is an active driver, unless the vehicle is not a train and it is equipped with... Agent: Ipcomm LLC

20120115414 - Wireless tramsmission of media from a media player: Wireless transmission of media from a media player is provided. A handheld media player includes a storage medium for storing a plurality of media items, a user interface for selecting one or more of the media items, a playback device for playing a selected media item for a user of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120115415 - System and apparatus for control of published content: A system is provided that allows a user using her/his own mobile communication device to control content on a content publishing device. The mobile communication device uses information received from a data tag on the content publishing device to communicate with a content server providing the content to be published... Agent:

20120115418 - vehicle audio application management system using logic circuitry: A method is described for operating a vehicle audio system having a wired audio source, a display, multiple speakers and logic circuitry. The system is configured to sense the availability of a wireless audio device that is located near the vehicle, and identify a wireless audio device record stored in... Agent: Eagle Harbor Holdings

20120115420 - Channel width switching in multiple obss systems: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a device is capable of operating at a first bandwidth or a second bandwidth, and further capable of operating using a communication method intolerant to operation at the first bandwidth. If operation using a communication method intolerant to operation at the first... Agent:

20120115417 - System and method for selecting services in a wireless communication network: A system and method for selecting a preferred connection point from a choice of one or more available connection points in a wireless communication network. The system and method include: determining a link quality for the one or more available connection points; establishing a connection to a first connection point... Agent: Kapsch Trafficcom Ag

20120115419 - Techniques for mmwave wpan communications with high-directional steerable antennas combining omni-directional transmissions with beamforming training: An embodiment of the present invention provides a method for communicating in a millimeter wave (MMWAVE) wireless personal area network (WPAN) system using a reliable low-rate omni-directional communications mode implemented as TX-RX space scanning using directional antennas; and using a high-rate directional communications mode with beamformed directional antennas.... Agent:

20120115416 - Wireless device limiting gain of a shared gain element between different wireless protocols: Limiting gain for simultaneously receiving first wireless signals according to a first wireless protocol and second wireless signals according to a second wireless protocol. The first signals may be received using a shared gain element. The shared gain element may be used by the first wireless protocol and the second... Agent:

20120115421 - Apparatus and method for automatic replacement of wireless link: An apparatus and a method for automatically establishing a new wireless link when the original wireless link between the apparatus and a commercially available FM radio receiver is interfered by other signal sources and reception conditions become poor, thereby eliminating the need to manually configure both the target FM radio... Agent:

20120115422 - Image magnification based on display flexing: Systems and methods control resizing a presentation of an image on a flexible display. A user flexes a flexible display in a particular manner to control magnification or size reduction of the image presented on the display. The amount of magnification or size reduction of the image presented on a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120115423 - Method and device for frequency deviation pre-correction: A method and device for frequency deviation pre-correction are provided. The method includes: estimating an uplink frequency deviation value of a terminal, and obtaining a historic value of the uplink frequency deviation pre-correction that has been used for the frequency deviation pre-correction of the terminal; according to the historic value... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120115424 - Installation tool for wireless networks: The invention helps to make the installation of a wireless network, particularly of controlling settings of devices of a wireless network more simple and intuitive for a user by applying the inventive tool than using PDA or computer for installation.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120115425 - Channel searching method and apparatus: A method of identifying an available channel of a plurality of frequency channels defined in a radio frequency spectrum for use by a transmitting station, wherein scanning for an available channel in a frequency spectrum is performed by a scanning method in which a bidirectional search is performed away from... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120115426 - Power amplifier saturation detection: In a portable radio transceiver, a power amplifier system includes a saturation detector that detects power amplifier saturation in response to duty cycle of the amplifier transistor collector voltage waveform. The saturation detection output signal can be used by a power control circuit to back off or reduce the amplification... Agent: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

20120115427 - Receiver and method for reducing an amount of channel state information feedback to a transmitter: A receiver and a method are described herein for reducing an amount of channel state information related to a transmit channel correlation matrix φTX that is feedback to a transmitter. In addition, to a transmitter and a method are described herein for reconstructing the transmit channel correlation matrix φTX using... Agent:

20120115428 - Antenna diversity method with fallback and weighting: In a radio communication station having antennas an antenna diversity system and a gain controllable amplifier the gain of the gain controllable amplifier is set by using a first antenna, the signal levels of signals received at the antennas is measured, a group of antennas is determined having a signal... Agent:

20120115429 - Method and wideband antenna system to minimise the influence of interference sources: A method to minimize influence of interference sources by control of a signal to noise/interference ratio of a wideband antenna system connected to an electronic system. The wideband antenna system includes at least one array of at least two antenna elements/sub arrays. The signal to noise/interference ratio control includes establishing... Agent: Saab Ab

20120115431 - Apparatus and method for detecting emergency status in wireless communication system: A method and an apparatus handle an emergency in a wireless communication system. A method of a serving Base Station (BS) for detecting an emergency in a wireless communication system includes receiving an emergency call signal from Mobile Stations (MSs) in a cell; determining whether the number of the received... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120115430 - Mobile device having an emergency mode: Disclosed is an apparatus and method to locate a mobile device in an emergency situation. The mobile device includes a display device, a user interface to receive an emergency mode request from a user, and a processor. The processor may be configured to execute instructions to implement an emergency mode... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115432 - Support in hss for emergency telecommunication services: A home subscriber server (HSS) and method are described herein for supporting an emergency telecommunication service (e.g., Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS)). In one embodiment, the HSS and the method are adapted to selectively provide telecommunication access to subscribers of an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) by associating different user priority... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson

20120115433 - Method of providing rate tiers in wireless communication systems: The present invention provides a method of providing rate tiers in a wireless communication system. Embodiments of the method include forming, at a network element in the wireless communication system, a statistical representation of resource usage for a user in the wireless communication system as a function of location and/or... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Technologies, Inc.

20120115434 - System and method for service activation in mobile network billing: Embodiments described herein provide a user with the ability to select from a list of available services that can be used on a mobile device. The services include device-based services and device-network based services. The activation, usage tracking and deactivation of a selected service can be conducted at a central... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120115436 - Method and apparatus for terminal access: The present invention discloses a method for terminal access, and this method includes: receiving an access request sent by a terminal; analyzing the access request to obtain a service type of the terminal; determining a number of residual equivalent users according to a difference between an access equivalent user number... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120115435 - Privacy in mobile device communications: The subject disclosure is directed towards mobile device privacy and anonymity. When a contact is marked as private, or when a device operates in a private mode, one or more privacy-related actions with respect to an incoming or outgoing communication are performed. Privacy-related actions include logging private telephone call information... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120115437 - System and method for security on a mobile device using multiple communication domains: A mobile device and a method for providing security to a mobile device having two or more communication domains is provided. The mobile device receives a communication service request. The communication domain of the communication service request is determined, the request domain being one of the two or more communication... Agent:

20120115443 - Method for calculating a first identifier of a secure element of a mobile terminal according to a second identifier of said secure element: The invention relates to a method for calculating a first identifier of a secure element of a mobile terminal according to a second identifier of said secure element. The first identifier is a temporary identifier and the second identifier is a final identifier of the secure element in a telecommunications... Agent: Gemalto Sa

20120115441 - Methods and apparatus for access data recovery from a malfunctioning device: Methods and apparatus for recovering access data from a malfunctioning device. In one embodiment, trained service personnel are provided a specialized apparatus for retrieving access data from a malfunctioning device. For example, in the instance the device comprises a cellular device having an unrecoverable hardware failure, trained service personnel can... Agent:

20120115439 - Radio terminal apparatus, communication system, and method of controlling radio terminal apparatus: A radio terminal apparatus includes a transmission control unit transmitting an acquisition request for acquiring contract authentication information via a radio channel when a predetermined operation of acquiring the contract authentication information associated with a radio service provider providing a radio connection service is received; a reception unit receiving the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120115442 - Secure subscriber identity module service: A method, apparatus, system, and computer program product for a secure subscriber identity module service. Communication via a mobile network is activated in response to receiving a request to activate communication service for the system by a secure partition of the system. In response to receiving the request, a key... Agent:

20120115438 - Use of mobile phone lock screen to display vital information: Superimposition of information on image files is not by itself novel. The originality of this invention lies on superimposing information on an image file by using any of the methods described in Section 8 (Detailed Description of the Invention) and then using the resulting image in the manner described in... Agent:

20120115440 - Wireless terminal device, communication system, and control method of wireless terminal device: A wireless terminal device includes: a transmission control unit which transmits a transfer request which is for requesting a use right of contract authentication information relating to a wireless business operator providing wireless connection services, which is information held by a second wireless terminal device as another wireless terminal device,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120115444 - Hybrid communications mailbox: Hybrid communications voicemail systems and methods are disclosed. A wireline telephone number may be operatively associated with a wireless telephone voicemail box such that calls placed to the wireline telephone number and subsequently routed to voicemail may be routed to the wireless telephone voicemail box. Thus, the user of both... Agent: Cox Communications, Inc.

20120115445 - Dynamic tapping force feedback for mobile devices: Dynamic force feedback is provided in a device to alert a user about a message received on the device from a remote user and to convey content, context, or a type of the message. Producing dynamic force feedback may include activating a motion induction device, which accelerates and decelerates a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115446 - Remote application of vehicle component settings: Remote application of vehicle control settings includes detecting a vehicle in proximity of the mobile communication device, authenticating the vehicle via a secured pairing between an identifier of the vehicle and an identifier of the mobile communication device, retrieving driver preference settings assigned to the identifier of the vehicle and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120115447 - System and method for providing safety content service: The present invention discloses a system and method for providing a safety content service. The system for providing the safety content service includes a first mobile terminal which extracts meta information of new content when the new content is generated, a server which receives the meta information of the new... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120115448 - Telecommunications initiated internet link system: A system for providing a wide range of telecommunications initiated data fulfillment services in which a multi-function code, such as “#” (star, pound), input into an originating telecommunications device, such as a wireless telephone, triggers the treatment of the input sequence as a multi-function code service request rather than a... Agent:

20120115449 - Mobile device caller id extension: An extended display is provided for information based on caller ID during call notification for an incoming phone call on a mobile device. A system enables accessing scheduling information based on caller ID information for the incoming phone call. A contact is identified based on the caller ID information, and... Agent:

20120115450 - Presence server based name information: The present invention relates to a CNAP service in which a name of the calling party is presented to the called party. For retrieving the name, a presence network agent in the mobile switching center accesses the presence server and fetches the name from the presence server before it is... Agent:

20120115452 - Communication apparatuses for handling apparatus terminated or originated communication requests with increased communication capability and methods thereof: A communication apparatus has at least one radio transceiver module, a first subscriber identity card with a first address and a second subscriber identity card with a second address. The first subscriber identity card camps on a first cell belonging to a first wireless network via the radio transceiver module,... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120115451 - Systems and methods for dynamically forwarding wireless communications on mobile communications devices: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for dynamically forwarding incoming calls and/or messages to different mobile communications devices (“MCDs”). In one embodiment, a method may include: storing associations between multiple MCDs and a user and identifying that at least one of the MCDs is inactive and that at... Agent: Cox Communications, Inc.

20120115456 - Low power dual processor architecture for multi mode devices: A mobile computing device with multiple modes, for example, wireless communication and personal computing, has an application processor and a communication processor. In the computing mode, the application processor is the master processor. In the communication mode, the application processor is deenergized to conserve battery power, with the communication processor... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115457 - Method and apparatus for associating a subscriber directory identifier to a subscriber identifier: According to one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method, in a communication network, of associating a subscriber directory identifier to a first subscriber identifier. The method comprises receiving a request to connect a communication device to the network, the request including a subscriber identifier derived from... Agent:

20120115455 - Secure bootstrap provisioning of electronic devices in carrier networks: Disclosed herein is a secure initial provisioning system for communicating data between an electronic device and a management server in a carrier network. The management server may be adapted to facilitate secure initialization provisioning or bootstrap provisioning. An initialization-provisioning table may be made available in the electronic device during manufacturing,... Agent:

20120115453 - Self-aware profile switching on a mobile computing device: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes detecting, by a mobile computing device, a current context associated with the mobile computing device, the current context being external to the mobile computing device and indicating a current state of the mobile computing device in its surrounding environment. The method can also... Agent: Google Inc.

20120115454 - Timer configuration method and related communication device: A timer configuration method for a core network in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The timer configuration method comprises receiving a mobility management request from a mobile device; and setting a mobile reachable timer to a value no less than a back-off timer value when the core network rejects... Agent:

20120115458 - Information providing device, method therefor, program, and storage medium: User group DB (70) stores a serial number of the mobile phone of the user. Action DB (69) stores an individual identification number for identifying RFID which is set up by a service provider and an action associated with the individual identification number. A web server function (61) controls reception... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.

20120115459 - Measurement reporting method for closed subscriber group cell and corresponding user equipment: A measurement reporting method for a Closed Subscriber Group (CSG) cell and a corresponding User Equipment (UE) are provided in the present invention. The method comprises the following steps that: after detecting a neighboring accessible CSG cell which is not on a frequency in a measurement configuration, a UE in... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120115460 - Base station, femtocell and handover monitoring method thereof: A base station, a femtocell, and a handover monitoring method thereof are provided. A wireless network system comprises a server, a mobile device, the base station, and the femtocell. The base station transmits a monitoring signal to the femtocell after it obtains a piece of information corresponding to the mobile... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20120115461 - Communication service handover processing system for femtocells and method thereof: A method for processing handover of a mobile communication device between femtocell base stations, includes: setting communication alert value and signal capture time period; detecting the signal strength of the femtocell base station currently serving the mobile communication device, and when the detected signal strength is less than the communication... Agent: Askey Computer Corporation

20120115462 - Radio access technology configuration in femto-cell base stations: A method and apparatus for operating a femto-cell base station are disclosed. The femto-cell base station is configured to provide coverage to a User Equipment by connecting it to a core telecommunications network using a first frequency belonging to a first radio access technology. The method includes detecting that a... Agent: Vodafone Group PLC

20120115463 - Method and device for improved user equipment measurements and reporting: A method and electronic device for improved filtering of mobile communications device physical layer measurement ratios to reduce the variance of reported measurements. First and second signal powers of a cell in a mobile communications network are measured and a filter having a network determined filter coefficient is applied to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120115464 - Apparatus and method for connecting with bluetooth devices in portable terminal: An apparatus and method for connecting with a plurality of Bluetooth devices is provided in a portable terminal. The apparatus includes a position determining unit and a Bluetooth connecting unit. The position determining unit searches for a second Bluetooth device by using a movement direction of the terminal, when performing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120115465 - Mobile terminal and network connecting method and apparatus thereof: A mobile terminal as well as a network connecting method and a network connecting apparatus thereof are disclosed in the present disclosure. The network connecting method comprises the following steps of: determining whether the network connecting mode is a dual-mode mode when the mobile terminal is connecting to a network;... Agent: Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co.,ltd

20120115466 - Controlling access to communication services: A method and corresponding apparatus and system of controlling access to communication services by a roaming wireless device are described. The method includes receiving a request for roaming wireless device service information related to a roaming user and determining which services the user has access to for the requesting system,... Agent:

20120115467 - method for managing the operation of a radio access point of an access network infrastructure of a radio communication network: In a radio communication network access network infrastructure, comprising first and second access points into the access network infrastructure which are both capable of communicating over a radio interface with a user equipment, wherein the radio coverage of the first access point is at least partially included in the radio... Agent: Alcatel Lucent

20120115469 - Method for ue pattern indication and measurement for interference coordination: A method of inter-cell interference coordination is provided for UE measurements and network access procedure. In a first embodiment, a UE in idle mode performs measurements on received radio signals applying a simplified radio resource restriction for interference coordination. The UE determines the restricted radio resource without receiving explicit measurement... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte Ltd.

20120115470 - Selecting from among plural channel estimation techniques: A wireless receiver receives reference signals over a wireless link. The wireless receiver calculates a selection indication based on the received reference signals, and the wireless receiver selects from among plural channel estimation techniques based on the selection indication, where the selected channel estimation technique is usable to perform channel... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited

20120115468 - Technique for anchor carrier selection in a telecommunication system: The present disclosure relates to a technique for avoiding, forestalling, or reducing re-establishment procedures in a telecommunications system having multiple carriers. A method aspect of this technique includes monitoring a signal quality of an anchor component carrier associated with a serving cell of a mobile terminal and used by the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120115477 - Card application toolkit support for ip multimedia subsystem: To consolidate session initiation protocol (SIP) messages a user equipment (UE) is made aware of all Internet Protocol (IP) multimedia subsystem (IMS) applications installed in its memory and on a universal integrated circuit card (UICC) and supported communication services. By obtaining this information before the initial IMS Registration, the UE... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120115471 - Discontinuous transmission in femtocells: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are described for discontinuous transmissions in a wireless communications system. In one example, a femtocell uses out-of-band (OOB) signals to detect the presence of user equipment (UEs) in a femtocell coverage area. In response to the detection, the femtocell may transmit in-band signals... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115473 - Method and apparatus for supporting location information in machine to machine communication system: A method for synchronizing location information between devices in a Machine to Machine (M2M) communication system includes, when receiving a location information synchronization request for a plurality of devices, determining whether location information of a corresponding device among the plurality of devices is present; when the location information of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120115474 - Method for deciding unregistered macrocell user equipment adjacent to femtocell base station: In a method for deciding an unregistered macrocell user equipment (MUE) adjacent to a femtocell base station (home evolved node B; HeNB), a macrocell base station (macro evolved node B; MeNB) decides occurrence of an unregistered MUE influenced by interference from a HeNB among MUEs. The MeNB requests an adjacent... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120115472 - Method for selecting a cell of a network when a wireless communications device is turned on and corresponding wireless communications device: Method for selecting a cell from a network when a wireless communications device is turned on, following a previous power down, comprising a process for obtaining (12) the current country code (CC) corresponding to the current location where the device is situated when it is switched on and, if the... Agent: St-ericsson (france) Sas

20120115475 - System and method for population tracking, counting, and movement estimation using mobile operational data and/or geographic information in mobile network: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed herein for population tracking, counting and/or movement estimation. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving mobile phone operational data indicative of user equipment location, where the event data includes location area update messages and periodic registration messages; and performing travel estimation based on the mobile... Agent:

20120115476 - System and method for population tracking, counting, and movement estimation using mobile operational data and/or geographic information in mobile network: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed herein for population tracking, counting and/or movement estimation. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving mobile phone operational data indicative of user equipment location, where the event data includes location area update messages and periodic registration messages; and performing travel estimation based on the mobile... Agent:

20120115478 - Data-capable network prioritization with reduced delays in data service: A mobile device sends to a wireless network a request for establishing a service. In response to a rejection of the request, the device reattempts the request so long as the total number of requests is less than a predetermined value. When the total number of rejected requests is greater... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120115484 - Communication control system and communication control method: A system that selects an optimum codec flexibly adapting to a change in the communication environment and to switch to the optimum codec during communication. A communication control system includes a handover detection unit detecting a handover in which a communication terminal present in a communication area formed by a... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120115479 - Method and network node: s

20120115481 - Method for providing and receiving reliable service in wireless communication system: A method for receiving reliable service using user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes receiving information about out-of-service, which notifies that service cannot be provided to the UE, from a femto base station (BS), the information about the out-of-service including an identifier about at... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Instit

20120115483 - Method for transferring a communication session in a telecommunications network from a first connection to a second connection: The invention relates to an application server in a telecommunications network for transferring a communication session from a first connection between a first client and a remote client to a second connection between a second client and the remote client. The communication session comprises a media path and a signalling... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120115482 - Method in which a mobile station receives information on a peripheral legacy base station in a legacy support mode: The present invention relates to a broadband wireless access system, and more particularly, to a method and an apparatus for acquiring system information in a mobile communication system in which a legacy system and an advanced system coexist. A method of receiving system information on a peripheral base station in... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120115480 - Mobile communication system: A radio base station includes a mobile communication system, a relay node and a radio base station connected via a radio bearer. A mobile station is configured to perform a handover process between a state in which a radio bearer is set with the relay node so as to communicate... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120115485 - Idle state interference mitigation in wireless communication network: A method in a mobile station for ranking cells in order to perform reselection from a serving cell to a second cell is disclosed. The method includes detecting a second cell that the mobile station is not allowed to access, determining resources used for transmission of a signal of the... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120115486 - Methods for integrating cell measurement procedures of a communication apparatus and communication apparatuses utilizing the same: A communication apparatus has at least one radio transceiver module, a first subscriber identity card and a second subscriber identity card, where the first subscriber identity card corresponds to a first public land mobile network (PLMN), and the second subscriber identity card corresponds to a second PLMN. The communication apparatus... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120115487 - Quality control for inter-cell handover: A method and apparatus for deciding whether the handover has to be done or not, where the decision is taken by the mobile unit. The mobile unit can reject the command from the base station if the quality of the communication might not be maintained in the second network. This... Agent:

20120115489 - Method and apparatus for handover: The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for handover applied to the communication field. The method includes: receiving indication information from an MME, where the indication information is used to indicate whether a network side and a terminal support enhanced CSFB to a 1x network; if the network... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120115488 - Signal transmission pattern: An access point transmits signals (e.g., a cell reselection beacon) on a carrier frequency according to a multi-power level transmission pattern. Signals are transmitted at a high power level for a first defined period of time (e.g., between 4-7 milliseconds) and at a low power level for a second defined... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115492 - Method of handling quarries caused overload in wireless communication system: A method of handling quarries caused overload in a core network of a wireless communication is disclosed. The core network comprises a data base and a network control node which stores a mobility management (MM) context of a mobile device. The method comprises the network node sending information in a... Agent:

20120115490 - Re-routing calls from mobile stations: Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided for re-routing calls from mobile stations. For example, in one embodiment, a call from a mobile station to a non-local number can be re-routed to a local number. The local number can then be used to communicate with a call server... Agent:

20120115491 - Re-routing calls from mobile stations: Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided for re-routing calls from mobile stations. For example, in one embodiment, a call from a mobile station to a non-local number can be re-routed to a local number. The local number can then be used to communicate with a call server... Agent:

20120115494 - Method and system for forming an actionable communication resource: An actionable communication resource forming function performs a method for forming an actionable communication resource in a communication system. The method includes receiving, from a resource management system, a plurality of resource identifiers that identify a plurality of resources, wherein each resource is associated with a communication device addressable by... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.

20120115495 - Resource management for a mobile telephone terminal: A resource management unit for a mobile telephone terminal, with the terminal comprising radio transmission/reception means for transmitting and receiving radio frequency signals corresponding to bursts of symbols during allocated time slots, and a device able to operate in a first mode and in a second mode, said device interfering... Agent:

20120115493 - System, method and computer program product for supporting multiple subscriber identities in a portable device using a single transceiver: According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a method and technique for enabling wireless communications for multiple numbers or subscriber identities using a single transceiver is disclosed. The method includes, for a terminal device including a transceiver for wireless communications, determining whether the terminal device supports a plurality of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120115496 - System and method for synchronizing femtocells using intercell uplink signals: A system and method provides accurate and timely updates to timing and/or frequency information for a femtocell utilizing information gathered from user equipment camped on a neighboring macrocell. In one example, user equipment camped on the neighboring macrocell actively gathers aiding information such as timing and frequency information related to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115498 - Apparatus and method for cluster based opportunistic power control in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for a cluster-based power control at a macro base station in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes broadcasting an interference allowance value determined based on a predefined aggregate interference to a femto cell, updating the interference allowance value with consideration of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120115499 - Cooperative apparatus and resource block allocation method thereof for use in wireless network: A cooperative apparatus and a resource block allocation method thereof for use in a wireless network are provided. The wireless network comprises a plurality of femtocells. The cooperative apparatus groups the femtocells based on signal interferences between the femtocells. The femtocells with higher signal interferences are joined to the same... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20120115497 - Interference avoidance in mobile communication network employing distributed antenna system: There is provided a solution for improving the efficiency of a mobile communication network applying a distributed antenna system. The solution comprises avoiding inter-cell interference with only a limited amount of backhaul information exchange between the base stations of the distributed antenna system, and applying beamforming techniques according to determined... Agent:

20120115500 - Method and system of managing wireless resources: The invention provides for the management of wireless resources, which can reduce call blocking by allowing high priority services, under suitable conditions, to use resources allocated to low priority services. Thus high priority services can pre-empt the usage of wireless resources by low priority services. This has the advantage of... Agent: Rockstar Bidco Lp

20120115503 - Addressing wireless nodes: A user may point a control device at a controllable device for which control is desired, and the control device may detect the targeted controllable device. Additionally, the control device may detect a plurality of wireless nodes and list the available wireless nodes. For example, the control device may identify... Agent: Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

20120115510 - Geolocation of a mobile station of a wireless telephony network: The disclosure relates to a method for locating a mobile station inside an area covered by a wireless telephony cellular network in which the mobile station operates. The method includes using the mobile station to measure the received power on at least seven different communication channels of the network (step... Agent: Universite Pierre Et Marie Curie (paris 6)

20120115504 - Location information management system, location information management apparatus, and location information management method: There is provided a location information management system at a relatively low cost, whereby information including the location information of a vehicle can be managed without affecting the driving. In the location management system including abase transceiver station for transmitting a signal including base transceiver station identifying information, a ubiquitous... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120115509 - Method and apparatus for improving radio location accuracy with measurements: A method and apparatus to utilize a set of measurements (either partial or compete) to improve the accuracy of an initial position estimate for a wireless terminal. The initial position estimate for the terminal is first obtained (e.g., based on a cell-ID or an enhanced cell-ID solution). Measurements are obtained... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115511 - Method and apparatus for location registration update on failure to insert subscriber data in mobile communication system: A method for location registration update on failure to insert subscriber data caused by a location registration error in a mobile communication system, comprising (a) in the case of a change in subscriber data, a home location register transmitting the subscriber data to a first switching center in which location... Agent: Kt Corporation

20120115502 - Method for positioning femto base station through supl platform and system thereof: A method for positioning a femtocell base station through a SUPL platform includes the steps of: initiating a SUPL program in the femtocell base station to establish communication between the femtocell base station and the SUPL platform so as to obtain assistant positioning information and approximate location information of the... Agent: Askey Computer Corporation

20120115501 - Self-aware profile switching on a mobile computing device: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes detecting, by a mobile computing device, a current context associated with the mobile computing device, the current context being external to the mobile computing device and indicating a current state of the mobile computing device in its surrounding environment. The method can also... Agent: Google Inc.

20120115505 - System and method for population tracking, counting, and movement estimation using mobile operational data and/or geographic information in mobile network: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed herein for population tracking, counting and/or movement estimation. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving mobile phone operational data indicative of user equipment location, where the event data includes location area update messages and periodic registration messages; and performing travel estimation based on the mobile... Agent:

20120115507 - Systems and methods for the detection of transmission facilities: A method of detecting a transmitting device within an obstruction rich environment is disclosed. The method may involve detecting the transmitting device with a wireless transmission detection facility; communicating signal information relating to the detected transmitting device from the wireless transmission detection facility to a central unit; determining the location... Agent:

20120115506 - Tracking and communications device: A portable tracking and communications device (10) comprises a Global Positioning System (GPS) module and a mobile telephony module, the device including at least a first passive, electronic ground plane simulator comprising a pair of essentially grounded antennae (16, 17) that are selectively connectable one to the other via a... Agent:

20120115508 - Wireless network hybrid positioning: Methods and apparatuses for position determination and other operations. In one embodiment of the present invention, a mobile station uses wireless signals from a plurality of wireless networks (e.g., with different air interfaces and/or operated by different service providers) for position determination (e.g., for data communication, for obtaining time and/or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115512 - Beacon-based geofencing: A mobile device can monitor a current location using a multi-tier approach. A baseband subsystem can monitor a coarse location of the mobile device using various course location parameters, such as a mobile country code (MCC), a location area code (LAC), or a cell identifier (cell ID), as the mobile... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120115513 - Method for displaying augmented reality information and mobile terminal using the method: A method for displaying information and a mobile terminal using the same are disclosed. A method for displaying AR information of a mobile terminal, including: capturing an image of a subject; transmitting information designating the captured image of the subject to a server; receiving augmented reality (AR) information relevant to... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120115514 - Portable terminal for displaying local service based on context awareness technology, and operation method of the portable terminal: Provided are a portable terminal for displaying a local service based on context awareness technology, and an operation method of the portable terminal. The portable terminal may discover a plurality of local services available at a current position, verify a current context of a user, apply a predetermined weight to... Agent:

20120115515 - Lte smart paging list: A device receives, at a particular time, instructions to send a page to user equipment. The device determines, based on a paging list, if the user equipment is associated with a particular serving base station for the particular time. When the user equipment is associated with the particular serving base... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120115516 - System and method for processing multimedia messaging service: The disclosure disclosed a system and method for processing a Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS). The system comprises: a first and second storage units for storing MMS data, a first control unit for controlling the storage of received MMS data outside the system into the first storage unit and data acquisition... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120115517 - Ad hoc mobile devices and ad hoc networks: An embodiment of the invention relates to an ad hoc mobile device capable of transmitting and receiving data in an ad-hoc network, comprising a receiver capable of receiving and decoding an encoded signal which is transmitted over a physical transmission channel, wherein said receiver is able to handle at least... Agent: Technische Universit&#xe4 T Berlin

20120115518 - Method and apparatus for establishing peer-to-peer communication: A method and apparatus for establishing peer-to-peer communication and performing forwarding under the control of a cellular network are described. A seeking wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may receive a timing signal from at least one discoverable WTRU controlled by a base station. The seeking WTRU may estimate the quality of... Agent: Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

20120115519 - Wireless transmission apparatus for generating installation support information representing installation method of each wireless transmission apparatus: An acquiring state detecting part detects acquiring states of other wireless transmission apparatuses. The acquiring state represents whether or not a second wireless transmission apparatus acquired device information of the other wireless transmission apparatuses in a wireless transmission system. The transmission quality measuring part acquires measurement results of a transmission... Agent:

20120115521 - Method and system for setting reference signal in wireless communication system: A method and a system of setting up a reference signal in a radio communication system. The radio communication system includes a serving cell and a neighboring cell, and a mobile terminal of the serving cell uses the same temporal frequency resource so as to receive a serving resource block... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120115522 - Resource control in a communication system: Methods, devices, and computer program products facilitate resource allocation to entities within a wireless communication network. Interference values are determined in the presence of entities that may or may not be controlled by the wireless communication network. Based on the determined interference values and associated statistics, throughputs associated with the... Agent: Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.

20120115520 - Selective interference rejection combining: It is provided a method, including deciding, based on a previously estimated interference value, whether a user equipment or a sounding reference signal or a channel of a received uplink signal is affected by a colored interference more than a first predefined threshold, wherein colored interference is an interference having... Agent:

20120115524 - Inquiring of a protected communications services database to address concerns over blind base station operation in conflict with protected communications services: A database stores updated information concerning protected communications services. A base station for a coexisting, and potentially co-channel, non-protected communications service makes an inquiry of the database requesting an identification of geographically relevant protected services along with the database stored information pertinent to each of those identified protected services. The... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (beijing) R&d Co., Ltd.

20120115523 - Mimo search over multiple access points: A method for communication includes arranging multiple access points in a wireless local area network (WLAN) to communicate over the air with a station in a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) configuration. Transmission quality is measured, in alternation, between two or more of the access points and the station in a plurality... Agent: Extricom Ltd.

20120115526 - Radio base station and radio communication method: Disclosed is a base station capable of minimizing in Type 0 assignment the number of resource block groups occupied by a terminal that performs frequency hopping, and thereby flexibly assigning resources in the Type 0 assignment. The base station (100) is used in a radio communication system in which a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120115525 - System and method for managing resource in communication system: Provided is a resource management system in a communication system including a plurality of systems having no right to use a first frequency band. The resource management system includes: a coexistence manager (CM) configured to manage the plurality of systems for the purpose of coexistence and frequency sharing of the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120115527 - Configuring unscheduled periods to enable interference reduction in heterogeneous networks: A mobile station in a wireless communication network is disclosed. The mobile station includes a transceiver coupled to a processor configured to rank a plurality of detected cells according to a signal level metric of the plurality of cells, to determine a first pattern of time periods during which a... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120115528 - Dynamic bandwidth and access management: In one or more embodiments, one or more methods and/or systems described can perform determining that a first demand by a group of mobile devices for a first bandwidth of a first data communication path exceeds the first bandwidth; wirelessly coupling to a second data communication path; receiving, via the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I Lp

20120115529 - Method and apparatus for radio resource measurement in heterogeneous network: A radio resource measurement method in a heterogeneous network includes a user equipment (UE) that performs radio resource measurement; when a measurement result meets a predefined condition, the UE performs radio resource measurement on restricted resources according to configuration information of the restricted resources, wherein the restricted resources are a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120115530 - Apparatus and method for signaling for group communication in broadband wireless access system: An apparatus and a method for setting a group communication session using a wireless access system are provided. The method includes transmitting, at a transmission side client, a message requesting start/end of group communication to a control Push To Talk (PTT) server, transmitting, at the control PTT server, a session... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120115537 - Carrier grouping for power headroom report: Methods, systems, devices, and computer program products are disclosed which facilitate the transmission and reception of power headroom reports for component carriers in a multi carrier wireless communication system. A mobile device may determine available power headroom in a multicarrier configuration through a calculation of a maximum transmit power associated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115534 - Dynamic uplink power control: Power adjustment in the user equipment (UE) includes adjusting the transmission power level for each of multiple transport blocks based on the spectral efficiency associated with the transport block. The UE receives a scheduled transport format parameter for each of multiple transport blocks to be transmitted. Based on those scheduled... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115535 - Method and apparatus for uplink power control using ranging signal in wireless communication system: A method and an apparatus for uplink power control using a ranging signal in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes transmitting ranging channel information to a pico Base Station (BS), receiving power control information on a macro terminal from the pico BS, controlling a transmit power strength... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120115532 - Method and base station for determining an initial transmission power: A method for determining an initial transmission power and a base station is provided. The method comprises: a base station acquiring a measurement result of a second cell reported by said user equipment, wherein a first cell in which a user equipment (UE) is located belongs to the base station,... Agent:

20120115533 - Method of cutting off a transmission signal of a main transmitter relayed by a cell of a base station and associated system: Method of cutting off a transmission signal of a main transmitter relayed by a cell of a base station and associated system. According to this method, the transmission signal is cut off:—if the power of the transmission signal emitted by the main transmitter is greater than the power of each... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120115536 - Power control for tv white space devices: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for using power control in a television white space (TVWS) network. One example method generally includes generating, at a first apparatus, a message for controlling a transmit power of a second apparatus—the message including a first indication of a first... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115531 - Transmission power dependent imbalance compensation for multi-antenna systems: Methods and apparatuses for wireless communication are provided. In an aspect, Transmissions are received from multiple antennas of a user equipment and a differential power control message that is based on an imbalance of transmitted power from the multiple antennas is transmitted. In another aspect, a differential power control message... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120115538 - Transmit power amplification control for wireless device: A system and method are disclosed for controlling transmit power amplification in a wireless transmitting device. A processor receives data to determine whether a communication channel from a transmitting device to a receiving device is strong enough to support a target data transmit rate of the devices with a power... Agent: Marvell Semiconductor, Inc.

20120115539 - Method and device for adjusting timing advance in uplink multiple points reception: A method and device for adjusting a timing advance in a communication system composed of a mobile terminal and multiple base stations is provided. The method includes steps: the multiple base stations measures channel latencies and powers of channel responses between the mobile terminal and the multiple base stations separately;... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120115541 - Method of distributing load and base stations: A method including: setting a first index value and a second index value representing levels of received power or received quality of reference signals from a first base station and a second base station; handing over a mobile station assigned to the first base station to the second base station... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120115540 - Mobile wireless terminal apparatus and base station search method: According to one embodiment, a mobile wireless terminal apparatus includes a first communication module, a second communication module, and a controller. The first communication module is configured to detect a beacon signal from a wireless signal transmitted from the base station to a service area, and to determine movement into... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120115542 - Mobile communication device with subscriber identity module: In one embodiment, a method of directing calls on a mobile communication device comprises receiving a call signal at the mobile communication device from a short-range enabled communication device operably connected with the mobile communication device, accessing subscriber identity module data of the short-range enabled communication device, preparing an outgoing... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120115543 - Head mounted display apparatus with phone function: The present disclosure provides a head mounted display apparatus with phone function. The display apparatus includes a framework, at least one micro display mounted on the framework, a phone unit, a projecting unit, an image capturing unit, and a processing unit. The phone unit can communicate with external land phones... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120115544 - Interactive control of communication terminals: An electronic circuit is proposed for a wireless telephone terminal, configured to allow the use of devices present in another remote terminal with which it can communicate.... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120115546 - Methods for initiating operating voltages for subscriber identity cards and systems utilizing the same: A system for operating at least two subscriber identity cards has a subscriber identity module (SIM) controller generating a first voltage variable signal with a first voltage level to a first subscriber identity card during a first time period, generating the first voltage variable signal at a second voltage level... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120115545 - Multi-sim cellular telephone: Disclosed is a multi-SIM cellular telephone capable of accessing information on multiple SIM cards for multiple cellular service subscriptions while simultaneously accessing full functionality of all other features on the handset. It allows users to insert multiple SIM cards, each with a unique IMSI number associated with a unique cellular... Agent:

20120115547 - Carrier processing method, communication device and communication system: A carrier processing method, a communication device and a communication system are provided according to the embodiments of the present invention. The method includes: acquiring control information of each multi-carrier module associated with carriers; according to the acquired control information, determining a carrier used by each multi-carrier module; and performing... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120115548 - Mobile communication base station antenna and mobile communication base station antenna system: A mobile communication base station antenna has two array antennas juxtaposed in a horizontal direction. Each of the array antennas includes a plurality of antenna element pairs arranged in a vertical direction. Each of the antenna element pairs includes two antenna elements having polarization characteristics perpendicular to each other. A... Agent: Hitachi Cable, Ltd.

20120115551 - Mobile terminal: Disclosed is a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal of the present invention comprises: a front case having a keypad-accommodating portion; a rear case attachably/detachably coupled to a rear surface of the front case such that a component-accommodating space, in which a main PCB is arranged, is interposed between the front... Agent: Bluebird Soft Co., Ltd

20120115549 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling the same: A mobile terminal and a method for controlling the same are disclosed, which can connect communication with a preset external device when a battery of the mobile terminal is charged via a wireless charging pad, transmit information of the mobile terminal to the preset external device and output the information... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120115550 - Portable communicator: This communicator makes it possible for the user to do telephone, facsimile, and data communication at any location. On a pen input device, a space eye, a telephone control system, a facsimile control system, and a data transmission system are mounted. All of them are operated by an input pen... Agent: Adc Technology Inc.

20120115552 - Method and apparatus for power conservation for a mobile device in idle mode: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises determining a sleep cycle comprising a number of discontinuous reception (DRX) cycles at a user equipment (UE) based at least on one of a current available power level, a call setup delay interval, and a quality of... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120115553 - Adaptive antenna diversity system: Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry with first and second ports that are coupled by switching circuitry to first and second antennas. A first receiver in the transceiver circuitry may be associated with the first port and... Agent:

  
05/03/2012 > 139 patent applications in 71 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120108163 - Intelligent telematics information dissemination using delegation, fetch, and share algorithms: A system for intelligent dissemination of messages via long-range communications to select delegate vehicles, and short-range communications from the delegate vehicles. The system includes a processor and a memory storing a delegation and dissemination algorithm that, when executed by the processor, causes the processor to define a dissemination area and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120108164 - Relay station apparatus and relay method: To prevent relaying wrong information by determining whether a radio signal is to be relayed in accordance with a function of error detection in the radio signal. A relay station apparatus according to an aspect of the invention is a relay station apparatus which relays a radio signal between a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120108165 - Wireless communication system, base station, relay station, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system includes a calculator that calculates the number of mobile stations for which amplification is to be performed or the rate of mobile stations for which amplification is to be performed among all mobile stations; an allocator that based on a calculation result obtained by the calculator,... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120108166 - Access to locked functions: A mobile communications device can have a locked mode in which the mobile communications device is protected against unauthorized use. A mobile communications device includes device applications implemented by a software program or firmware program that enables an application to be temporarily operable or operable under certain conditions when the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120108167 - Resonator-based filtering: A filter may be constructed from multiple acoustic elements in parallel. A filtering method may comprise passing a signal to be filtered through such parallel acoustic elements. Such filtering may be applicable to communication devices.... Agent: Hollinworth Fund, L.L.C.

20120108168 - External power supply system for a lock comprising nfc-type contactless communication means: The invention relates to a system comprising: a lock (10) provided with electronic circuits for transmission/reception via NFC and electric circuits for controlling mechanical locking/unlocking members, and a mobile phone (16) provided with circuits allowing same to operate in NFC mode. In addition, means are provided for transmitting power to... Agent:

20120108169 - Method and device for managing information exchange between for example a nfc controller and a set of at least two secure elements: The device may include a contactless element and a set of least two auxiliary elements. Each auxiliary element may include a slave SWP interface connected to a same master SWP interface of the contactless element through a SWP link, and a management module configured for activating at once only one... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas

20120108170 - Multi-element rfid coupler: An RFID communication system comprising a near field coupler that is capable of selectively communicating with a targeted transponder positioned among a group of multiple adjacent transponders. The coupler is configured to receive communication signals from a transceiver and transmit the signals to a targeted transponder in a transponder operating... Agent: Zih Corp.

20120108173 - Method and apparatus for connecting wireless network in a digital device: A method and an apparatus for automatically connecting a wireless Local Area Network (LAN) between digital devices and executing an application program based on the wireless LAN, and more particularly, an apparatus and a method for generating device information indicating attributes in a digital device and obtaining attributes of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120108172 - Personal digital context: A personal digital context may be provided. A context element may be identified and used to update a context state associated with a user. Upon determining that a context-aware device is available, the context state may be provided to the context-aware device.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120108174 - Techniques to improve the radio co-existence of wireless signals: Techniques are described that can be used to perform one or more of the following actions in order to reduce signal interference between WLAN and BlueTooth radios that are proximate to one another. One action is to selectively reduce a filter bandwidth in a WLAN radio applied to a received... Agent:

20120108171 - Telemetry conveyed by pipe utilizing specks: Drill pipe segments, communication systems, and methods of manufacturing pipe segments usable for communicating data wirelessly between sensors and tools placed in an oil and/or gas well are provided. Communication specks are applied on at least one of an outer surface or an inner surface of the pipe segments or... Agent: Sondex Limited

20120108175 - Multiple signal transformation in wireless receivers: A frontend receiver of a user equipment (UE) is configured with multiple transform operations assigned to separate sets of cells. One set of cells includes the serving cell of the UE and at least one additional cell within a first offset range of the serving cell. Another set or sets... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120108178 - Antenna system and method for optimizing an rf signal: An antenna system and method utilize an evaluation branch circuit and an implementation branch circuit. These circuits are each connected to both a first antenna input and a second antenna input. An output of the evaluation branch circuit is in communication with a controller while an output of the implementation... Agent:

20120108177 - Apparatus and method for channel measurement in radio link monitoring in a wireless network: A subscriber station is configured to perform a channel measurement on a communication channel in restricted sub-frames for DRX and NON-DRX modes. The subscriber station includes a receiver configured to receive signals from a base station. The subscriber station also includes processing circuitry. When the receiver receives higher layer signaling... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120108176 - Apparatus, system, and method for optimizing mobile wireless communications: According to at least one exemplary embodiment, a method for optimizing mobile wireless communications is disclosed. The method may include receiving a first communications signal from a first wireless network provider, receiving at least one additional communications signal from at least one additional network provider, executing a comparison between the... Agent:

20120108179 - Coexistence of heterogeneous secondary networks: Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed to provide for wireless resource sharing between heterogeneous wireless networks to enable coexistence in a TV band white space. An example embodiment of the invention includes a method, comprising the steps of: identifying a potential neighboring wireless network to a wireless... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120108180 - Radio base station and communication control method: For each resource block assigned to radio terminal (2A), radio base station (1A) measures the amount of interference the resource blocks receive from the communication from radio terminal (2B) to radio base station (1B) and the communication from radio terminal (2C) to radio base station (1C). Further, radio base station... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120108181 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless communication method and program: A first communication unit performs a non-contact communication with an external device and receives setting data from the external device. A second communication unit performs a wireless communication with the external device. A control unit establishes the wireless communication between the second communication unit and the external device by using... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120108182 - Receiving a message identifying neighbor cells: While a mobile station is in a reduced power state, the mobile station determines whether the mobile station has up-to-date neighbor cell information. In response to determining that the mobile station does not have up-to-date neighbor cell information, the mobile station transitions from the reduced power state to a higher... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited

20120108183 - Configurable rf sections for receiver and transmitter and methods for use therewith: A transceiver includes an RF receiver section having a plurality of RF receiver stages configured in parallel, and a configurable RF transmitter section. The plurality of RF receiver stages are selectively enabled in response to a control signal. The configurable RF transmitter section is configured to operate in one of:... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120108184 - Mobile terminal and communication method: A mobile terminal may use an antenna unit of a second device to transmit and/or receive data. The mobile terminal may allow a second device to use its antenna unit to transmit and/or receive data. The mobile terminal may suspend control of its antenna unit if a second device is... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120108185 - Multi-mode wireless transceiver and multi-mode switching method thereof: A multi-mode wireless transceiver and a multi-mode switching method thereof are disclosed to provide at least one wireless transceiving interface capable of dynamically switching between multiple frequency bands. The wireless transceiver comprises: a first RF transceiving circuit for transceiving RF signals of a first frequency band; a second RF transceiving... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

20120108186 - Transmitter with multiple transmit antennas using polarization: A transmitter for transmitting data in a cellular radio system is provided. The transmitter transmits data to User Equipment(s) using multiple transmitting antennas, using at least two polarization formers generating orthogonal polarizations of an input data stream. The transmitter further comprises a transmitter diversity arrangement adapted to receive input data... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120108187 - Transmitter circuit and communication apparatus: A transmitter circuit is provided which is capable of reducing modulation distortion even when an output power of a power amplifying section 141 is low. A signal generation section 11 generates an amplitude signal and a phase signal. A regulator 12 outputs a current based on the amplitude signal. A... Agent:

20120108188 - Systems and methods for improved power yield and linearization in radio frequency transmitters: In one example system, the system comprises a linearizer module, a first upconverter module, a power amplifier module, a signal sampler module, and a downconverter module. The linearizer module may be configured to receive a first intermediate frequency signal and to adjust the first intermediate frequency signal based on a... Agent:

20120108189 - Transmitter linearized using bias deviation gain adjustment and method therefor: A transmitter (50) includes a low power memoryless nonlinear predistorter (58) that inserts predistortion configured to address a nonlinearity (146) corresponding to gain droop and another nonlinearity (148) corresponding to deviations from an average bias condition. When efforts are taken to reduce memory effects, such as configuring a network of... Agent: Crestcom, Inc.

20120108190 - Wireless transmission apparatus: A wireless transmission apparatus includes an electrically insulative housing, metal conducting terminals vertically arranged at the rear side of the electrically insulative housing and having one respective front contact portion respectively horizontally extended to the bottom wall of an accommodation chamber in the electrically insulative housing, and a transmission module,... Agent:

20120108191 - Controlling power consumption in a radio tuner: According to one aspect of the present invention, a controller is coupled to at least first and second signal processors (at least one of which includes analog demodulation circuitry and another of which includes digital demodulation circuitry). The controller may operate to disable the first signal processor responsive to a... Agent:

20120108193 - Method and apparatus for forming a beam: A device for forming a beam of an antenna array, the device including: an antenna array having a plurality of spatially distributed elements; a processor for selectively switching said elements between first and second states wherein, in said first state, said elements are configured to receive an incoming signal; and... Agent: Locata Corporation Pty Ltd

20120108192 - Signal detection assisted by use of moving antennae: Signal detection assisted by use of moving antennae. A signal of interest may be detected in signal samples measured by a single antenna installed on a moving platform. A first sample is collected at time T1 and a second signal sample at time T2 by the single antenna. The first... Agent: Wavenetix Corp.

20120108194 - Method and arrangement for interference mitigation: In a method of mitigating interference for received signals in a communication system, receiving S10 a transmitted signal via at least two antenna elements, estimating S20 a channel for the received signals, and estimating S30 a disturbance covariance matrix based on the channel estimate, which estimated disturbance covariance matrix represents... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120108195 - Method for matching an antenna of a portable terminal and apparatus for same: The present invention relates to an antenna matching method and apparatus of a mobile terminal, and the antenna matching method of the present invention includes configuring a predetermined matching value for an antenna corresponding to a channel selected in broadcast reception mode and adjusting, when reception performance is degraded on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120108196 - Emergency communication recognition: Emergency communication initiated from an internet protocol enabled device may be recognized and established. An address representative of a designated recipient with which communication is to be established may be provided to a first communication service operating on the internet protocol enabled device, such as a wireless mobile device. The... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120108197 - Radio base station and method: A radio base station in a first mobile communication system is disclosed. The radio base station includes a radio communication unit; a network communication unit; and a determining unit. If a massage received by the network communication unit from a switching station indicates that a mobile station is requesting a... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120108198 - Method and apparatus for supporting emergency calls (ecalls): Techniques for supporting eCalls are described. In an aspect, an eCall indicator may be used to indicate an eCall being established. In one design, a terminal may generate a message including an eCall indicator and may send the message to originate an eCall. The eCall indicator may indicate (i) whether... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120108200 - Mobile device-based bandwidth throttling: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for implementing mobile device-based bandwidth throttling. In one aspect, a method includes receiving policy from a wireless carrier that specifies one or more data usage thresholds allotted by the wireless carrier for data transferred over a wireless... Agent: Google Inc.

20120108199 - Using personal wireless devices for network testing: A personal wireless device is utilized to carry out measurements of one or more network-performance related metrics in response to a triggering event. The triggering event can be a message that is transmitted by a network element to the personal wireless device. The personal wireless device may be exemplified by... Agent: Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

20120108201 - System and method for performing a telecommunication service: A method for performing a telecommunication service, including identifying, on a Service Delivery Platform (SDP) and by a processor, the telecommunication service, selecting, on the SDP and by the processor, the telecommunication service, and executing, on the SDP and by the processor, the telecommunication service on a cellular network, where... Agent: Telecomax Group

20120108202 - Security system and method for an electronic device: A security system and method for an electronic device include comparing data in a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card with data in a virtual SIM card, if the virtual SIM card is not blank. The security system further include determining whether the electronic device has received a command of reporting... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120108208 - Bluetooth authentication system and method: A method of controlling an authorisation device arranged to authorise a mobile communication device, the method including the steps of: a central control device generating a control parameter associated with the one or more authorisation devices, the central control device communicating the control parameter to the one or more authorisation... Agent: Resonance Holdings Limited

20120108210 - Location tracking of mobile phone using gps function: A system, method, service and mobile device are disclosed for providing a location of the mobile device. The invention utilizes a mobile phone with a global positioning system (GPS) module which is located in a wireless network. A third party device is able to submit a location query to a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120108204 - Management systems for multiple access control entities: Methods and apparatus for managing multiple user access control entities or clients. For example, in one embodiment, a “wallet” of electronic subscriber identity modules (eSIMs) may be stored and used at a user device and/or distributed to other devices for use thereon. In another embodiment, a networked server may store... Agent:

20120108209 - Method for playing china mobile multimedia broadcasting service and playing device thereof: The present invention provides a method for playing the China mobile multimedia broadcasting services. The method comprises the following steps: judging by a data card whether a current subscriber has passed authentication; transmitting by the data card China mobile multimedia broadcasting data to a terminal device according to the judgment... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120108206 - Methods and apparatus for access control client assisted roaming: Methods and apparatus that allow a device to migrate wireless service across multiple wireless networks. In one exemplary embodiment, the present invention enables storing and switching between multiple Electronic Subscriber Identity Modules (eSIM), where each eSIM is specific to a different carrier network. By loading the appropriate eSIM, the user... Agent:

20120108207 - Methods and apparatus for delivering electronic identification components over a wireless network: Methods and apparatus enabling programming of electronic identification information of a wireless apparatus. In one embodiment, a previously purchased or deployed wireless apparatus is activated by a cellular network. The wireless apparatus connects to the cellular network using an access module to download operating system components and/or access control client... Agent:

20120108205 - Methods and apparatus for storage and execution of access control clients: Methods and apparatus for secure provision of access control entities (such as electronic or virtual Subscriber Identity Module (eSIM) components) post-deployment of the host device on which the access control entity will be used. In one embodiment, wireless (e.g., cellular) user equipment is given a unique device key and endorsement... Agent:

20120108211 - Mobile communication system and automatic mode-changing method: A mobile communication system includes: a mobile terminal; plural base stations each of which can conduct communication with the mobile terminal; and a cooperative server that can conduct communication with the base station. The base station detects entrance and exit of the mobile terminal into and from an area covered... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120108212 - Monitoring system for mobile terminal and monitoring method thereof: A monitoring system for a mobile terminal is disclosed in the present disclosure. The monitoring system comprises: a monitoring mobile terminal, being configured to send monitoring request information; and at least one monitored mobile terminal, being configured to receive the monitoring request information and send a corresponding monitoring report to... Agent: Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co.,ltd

20120108203 - System and method for assuring identity on a mobile device: The identity of a mobile communication device can be authenticated to allow the device to access a web site without the need for a user log-in operation. The mobile device stores an identity token and sends it to the web server in the web browser data stream. Additionally, the mobile... Agent: Eagle River Holdings LLC

20120108213 - Apparatus and methods for communicating an over-the-air actionable message: Provided are exemplary apparatus and methods for transmitting an over-the-air actionable message. In an example, a mobile device includes a detector to identify an over-the-air actionable messaging command that has a destination device identifier corresponding to a second mobile device. The mobile device also includes a message converter to convert... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120108214 - Mobile software services for telecom operators: A system for performing a telecommunication service, including a cellular network, a processor connected to a memory, a Service Delivery Platform (SDP), and the telecommunication service executed by the processor and configured to execute instructions for the SDP on the cellular network.... Agent: Telecomax Group

20120108215 - Remote notification device: A remote notification device and various mounting configurations for notifying a user of an incoming call or message to a mobile communication device are described. In an example, a receiver is coupled to a housing. The receiver receives a notification signal from a mobile communication device. The receiver is the... Agent:

20120108217 - Communication terminal, telephone directory resistering method, and communication terminal handling method: The communication terminal according to the present invention includes, an electronic mail receiving means for receiving an electronic mail, a specific information inclusion judging means for judging whether a received electronic mail which the electronic mail receiving means receives includes predetermined specific information, a telephone directory data existence checking means... Agent:

20120108218 - Method and system for providing phone directory service for mobile communication subscriber: A method and system for providing a phone directory service to a user terminal in a mobile communication network are provided. The method includes receiving a search request including a search keyword for the phone directory service and a subscriber identifier for the user terminal from the user terminal, acquiring... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120108220 - Method for initiating a connection between communication devices of at least two parties: A method and system for initiating a connection between at least a first communication device and a second communication device respective of a first party and a second party. According to the present invention initiating a connection includes obtaining a destination subscriber identifier from the first party, wherein the destination... Agent: Nttm (name To Telephone Mapping) Limited

20120108219 - Mobility call management: A mobility call management service is disclosed that provides enhanced call management functionality for a wireless mobile terminal (MT). Incoming and/or outgoing calls are managed based on an assessment of the degree of motion of the MT, or other available data pertinent to the MT's physical situation, such as but... Agent: Aegis Mobility, Inc.

20120108216 - System and method for supporting mobile unit connectivity to venue specific servers: The present invention is an applications gateway that offers multiple functions and features for specific geographic venue locations, while providing easy access to advertising, purchasing, and redemption opportunities for that specific geographic venue location. Venue locations can be stadiums, shopping malls, amusement parks, open air spaces where people can congregate,... Agent:

20120108221 - Augmenting communication sessions with applications: Embodiments include applications as participants in a communication session such as a voice call. The applications provide functionality to the communication session by performing commands issued by the participants during the communication session to generate output data. Example functionality includes recording audio, playing music, obtaining search results, obtaining calendar data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120108222 - System, method, and apparatus for using alternative numbers for routing voice calls and short messages in a communications network: A system, method and computer-readable medium for allowing the use of an alternative numbering plan for delivering short messages to mobile subscribers using the public mobile telephone network is provided. Users of an enterprise or other closed networks as well as users that are not part of a closed network... Agent: Tango Networks, Inc.

20120108223 - Frequency configuration of femto-cell base stations: A method and apparatus for reconfiguring an operational frequency and associated bandwidth used by a femto-cell base station are disclosed. The femto-cell is configured to provide coverage to a User Equipment by connecting to a core telecommunications network via a gateway device. The method includes checking a list of frequencies... Agent: Vodafone Group PLC

20120108225 - Mobile traffic categorization and policy for network use optimization while preserving user experience: Systems and methods of mobile traffic categorization and policy implementation for network use optimization are disclosed. In one aspect, embodiments of the present disclosure include a method, which may be implemented on a system, of detecting an activity state of an application on a mobile device to which traffic is... Agent:

20120108224 - Using quality of service to control hardware for low battery scenarios: Certain embodiments of the present disclosure relate to methods for reducing power consumption of a mobile device while maintaining QoS of communication links. If the available battery power is below a predefined threshold, then several power-saving techniques may be triggered that increase an air time of the mobile device by... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120108226 - Method and apparatus for controlling timing of network performance logging in a wireless communication system: A method and system controls timing of network performance information logging of a cellular network by configuring a mobile device to automatically collect data about physical characteristics of the cellular network and log that data. The mobile device initially receives network performance information logging configuration from its registered cellular network.... Agent: Htc Corporation

20120108230 - Consumer electronic registration, control and support concierge device and method: We disclose a concierge device that can be configured to register, control and support a consumer device. It can alternatively or redundantly connect to a home management bridge and/or cloud-based management servers. It can accept menus that allow a single concierge device to provide a wide range of functions for... Agent: Nexstep, Inc.

20120108228 - Method for identifying a mobile telephone: Method for identifying a mobile telephone, a device, where there is a ADD system (1) (Automatic Device Detection) system connected to a network (2) for mobile communication, the ADD system including a TCD (3) (Terminal Capabilities Database) with SAT (SIM Application Toolkit) terminal profile values stored for all device (4)... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh

20120108229 - Providing local traffic in a cell or group of cells of a cellular communication network: A network component for a cellular network. The cellular network includes a plurality of access nodes covering a cell area and an access control node common to all access nodes for controlling the provision of traffic. The network component includes a communication manager and a classifier for classifying users of... Agent: VodafoneIPLicensing Limited

20120108227 - Rogue tower detection in a wireless network: A system associated with a first tower in a wireless network receives, at the first tower, tower lists generated by other towers that are nearby the first tower. The system further authenticates each of the received tower lists, and identifies ones of the nearby towers as rogue towers based on... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120108231 - Base station, detection device, communication system and detection method: A base station includes: an interface that transfers user data; a processor that controls the base station in accordance with a process including: obtaining a period of time from when a transfer unit receives the user data to when the interface transmits the user data; and detecting an abnormality in... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120108232 - Self-optimization of cell overlap: An apparatus includes a report configuration controller configured to command reporting an event defined by receipt of a plurality of signals of different senders, wherein the signals are received at a same location, the signals are received with a strength above an absolute threshold, and a difference of the strengths... Agent:

20120108233 - Hand-held communication device with auxiliary input apparatus and method: A hand-held communication device, such as a cellular telephone or a personal digital assistant (PDA), comprises a sensor assembly and an auxiliary input interface. The auxiliary input interface is situated along one or more exterior surfaces of the device and is electrically coupled to processing circuitry within the device. The... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120108234 - Femto-bts rf access mechanism: Femto cells that extend mobile network coverage into customer premises operate in a frequency band typically assigned to a macro network. To facilitate system discovery and registrations of mobile stations with femto cells, a carrier designates one the channels within the band as a primary channel for its femto cells.... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

20120108235 - Method and system for supporting network 3g data capability information in a cdma network: A method and system of providing a mobile data device in a wireless system with information about preferred networks to connect to, the mobile device having a preferred roaming list with a list of networks, the method comprising the steps of: adding to the preferred roaming list information about whether... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120108236 - Method and device for assigning a cell to a wireless communication apparatus, and corresponding apparatus: A method and device for assigning a cell to a wireless communication apparatus, and corresponding apparatus is provided. The method for assigning a cell to a wireless communication apparatus is performed when the wireless communication device leaves a standby mode so as to send a request for access to a... Agent: St-ericsson, Sa

20120108237 - Distributed network register: The invention relates to a method for operating a telecommunications network and a telecommunications network for mobile telecommunication, having a network register in which identifier of mobile terminals and network-related user data of the terminals are stored. The network register is formed from a peer-to-peer network having a multiplicity of... Agent:

20120108238 - Method for operation of femto base station based on radio access system: A method for opearation of femto base station (BS) is provided. The method includes: transmitting the first low duty operation (LDO) pattern information, which includes length information of an available interval (AI) where the femto BS is activated and length information of an unavailable interval (UAI) where the femto BS... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120108239 - Method and apparatus for measuring cells in the presence of interference: Methods and apparatuses are provided that include determining measurement values for base stations based on signal measurements obtained over resources protected from interference by neighboring cells. The protected resources can be determined based on at least one of detecting at least a bimodal disparity in signal measurements received over the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120108241 - Method of handling minimization of drive tests in radio access technology change: A method of handling minimization of drive tests, hereafter called MDT, for a mobile device is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a MDT measurement configuration from a first RAT, starting a timer for a MDT measurement logging corresponding to a timer value in the MDT measurement configuration, and keeping the... Agent:

20120108240 - Method, apparatus and system for handover: A method, an apparatus and a system for releasing bearers at time of handover are disclosed by the present invention. The method includes: obtaining information about bearers of a local breakout service of a User Equipment (UE) if it is decided to initiate handover of the UE; and triggering the... Agent:

20120108242 - Wireless telecommunication system: A method and apparatus for processing a message in a mobile, telecommunications device. The method comprises: receiving a Cell Update Confirm (CUC) message; determining whether the device has an empty C_RNTI variable; when the device has an empty C_RNTI variable, determining whether the CUC message includes a new C_RNTI; when... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120108243 - Mobile communications system and control method thereof: Disclosed is a mobile communications system including a plurality of base station apparatuses which are located at geographically dispersed locations and perform a wireless communication with a mobile device. The system further includes a maximum ratio combining unit which performs maximum ratio combining processing regarding a signal the base station... Agent:

20120108244 - Information method and system of a user access mode: The present invention discloses an information method of a user access mode, and the method comprises: when attempting to hand over a User Equipment (UE) to a target hybrid home (e)NodeB cell, a network element at a network side informs a target hybrid home (e)NodeB of a current user access... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120108245 - Energy reduction in cooperating radio access systems: The invention relates to cooperation between first and second wireless access networks that can be used to obtain energy reduction for or traffic routing within the overall telecommunications infrastructure while still enabling acceptable network coverage and satisfactory performance by the telecommunications infrastructure as a whole. The cooperation refers to the... Agent: Koninklijke Kpn N.v.

20120108248 - Determining configuration parameters of a mobile network: A method of determining configuration parameters of a mobile network topology for testing and monitoring purposes at an interface (Iub) located between a first node and a second node of the mobile network where between the first and the second node there exist several channels includes finding the channel having... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.

20120108246 - Method and apparatus for optimizing the location of heterogeneous underlaid evolved node-bs: In one embodiment, mobile device traffic information and signal strength information associated with a geographical region are obtained. A plurality of candidate locations are determined based on the traffic information and the signal strength information, capacity values for each of the candidate locations are determined, and a candidate location is... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120108247 - Method, base station and user equipment for reducing a cognitive pilot channel bandwidth:

20120108255 - Apparatus for transmitting a signal using scheduling information in a mobile communication system and method for same: Disclosed are a method for transmitting scheduling information in a mobile communication system and a femtocell base station using the method. A femtocell base station transmits scheduling information using a layered scheduling system in which the femtocell base station receives an allocated resource from a macrocell base station, and allocates... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120108250 - Method and apparatus for configuring minimum guaranteed bit rate in wireless communication system: A method for configuring bit rate in a user equipment (UE) for use in a wireless communication system includes receiving guaranteed bit rate information comprising one or more bit rates which are supported by a base station (BS) for communications with the UE, selecting a minimum guaranteed bit rate responsive... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120108253 - Method and system for user equipment selecting a home node: A method and system for selecting a home node for User Equipment (UE) are provided by the present invention, which can reduce the processing complexity of the UE during the process of selecting the home node for the UE. In the present invention, the channel quality information which is from... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120108256 - Method for handling communication between a user equipment and a radio network controller and program for controlling a radio network controller: A method for handling communication between a user equipment and a radio network controller of an UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) radio access network includes: providing a transmission instruction by the radio network controller for redirecting the user equipment to a target carrier frequency, the target carrier frequency being an... Agent: Deutsche Telekom (uk) Limited

20120108252 - Methods and arrangements for mobility management: The present invention relates to methods and devices for mobility management UE in a cellular communications system. A user equipment maintains (21) at least two sets of mobility trigger parameters. Each set of mobility trigger parameters corresponds to a predetermined user equipment speed range. The user equipment determines (22) a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120108251 - Mobile telecommunications system: A method of processing a handover request from a base station controller (BSC) of a GSM (Global System for Mobile communication)-type network. The method comprises the steps of passing a handover request with GSM-type parameters from a base station controller (BSC) through a Master Switching Center (MSC) of the GSM-type... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120108249 - Power control technique to mitigate intereference in multi-tier networks: A method and apparatus to manage interference in a multi-cellular network is disclosed. This approach uses downlink power control to allow a serving femto access point of a plurality of femto access points to transmit signals at a first power level to ensure a quality of service level of a... Agent:

20120108254 - Reference signal allocation method for wireless communication system, apparatus for same, and transceiver device using the apparatus: Disclosed is a reference signal required for an estimation of a frequency domain channel by a receiver side in order to transmit and receive data between a UE and a BS, and an apparatus and a method for allocating a reference signal for obtaining channel state information. In a wireless... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120108257 - Communication method of base station and target terminal: Provided is a communication method of a base station and a target terminal. Resources used for a channel feedback may be reduced by determining a wireless resource based on information about a channel and information about a mobility of the target terminal in each of at least one route, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120108261 - Dynamic travel behavior estimation in mobile network: A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for estimating travel behavior in a mobile network. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving event data indicative of user equipment location, pre-processing received event data to produce pre-processed data, performing straight line interpolation on pre-processed data of one or more individuals in... Agent:

20120108263 - Method and arrangement for determining terminal position: A method and apparatus for determining the position of mobile terminals in a cell of a mobile communication network where timing-based alignment is employed for terminal transmissions in timeslots to a serving base station. First, the distance to the base station is determined for at least one mobile terminal in... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120108260 - Method of and system for estimating temporal demographics of mobile users: A method of and system for estimating temporal demographics of mobile users is disclosed. A method of estimating demographic information associated with a selected geographical area includes, for at least one individual, determining a selected geographical area along a portion of a track of travel of the individual and determining... Agent: Skyhook Wireless, Inc.

20120108258 - Method, device, and system for obtaining a mobile computing device location: One embodiment of the present invention comprises a method of determining a mobile computing device location. The method may comprise emitting at least one audio signal from at least one audio signal emitter and determining a sending time of the at least one audio signal. The method further comprises receiving... Agent: Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.

20120108259 - System and method for aggregating and associating mobile device location data: A computer-implemented method for processing mobile device location data is provided. Location data is filtered based on age and accuracy or precision of location coordinates. Location data is partitioned based on the location coordinates into a plurality of clusters including a plurality of location data instances. The plurality of clusters... Agent: Wavemarket Inc.

20120108262 - System and method for non-cooperative stimulation of mobile communication terminals: Methods and systems for locating Mobile Stations (MSs) that are served by a Wireless communication Network (WLN) in a given geographical area. The MSs typically communicate with other parties, or connect to the Internet, through the WLN, wherein Base Transceiver Stations (BTSs) serve as the WLN front ends from the... Agent: Verint Systems Ltd.

20120108265 - Device based trigger for location push event: A software LBS trigger is initiated by a wireless device to request a set of proximate location information points relating to, e.g., points of interest, location tagged blogs, etc., based on the user's current location. The LBS trigger may be initiated when the user moves, and may include speed of... Agent:

20120108264 - Monitoring and apparatus for monitoring cellular network coverage using mobile units: Low signal strength areas in a communication system are identified utilizing a mobile unit. The mobile unit receives a first signal. If the first signal falls below a predetermined signal strength threshold the mobile unit determines and stores its geographic location. Upon receiving a second signal that exceeds the predetermined... Agent:

20120108268 - Event reminder method: A method includes setting, by a mobile device, a notification based on the mobile device being within proximity of a predetermined location at a predetermined date or time. The mobile device detects that the mobile device is located within proximity of the predetermined location at the predetermined date or time.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120108266 - Method and system for providing a radio station locator service: An approach is provided to present station location information to one or more mobile devices. A request is received to provide station location information to a mobile device. Station location information is generated, in response to the request, the station location information including station location information of one or more... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120108267 - Method of informing of support of zone-based service and related communication device: A method of informing of support of a zone-based service for a personal network gateway is disclosed. The method comprises including an indicator in a message, wherein the indicator indicates the personal network gateway supports the zone-based service, and sending the message to a personal network entity in a specific... Agent:

20120108269 - Wireless handset airplane safety interlock: A method and device for controlling the operability of a transmitter on a mobile communications device by determining if the mobile communications device is located within the cabin of an airplane. A condition parameter of the mobile communications device may be determined. The transmitter on the mobile communications device may... Agent: Embarq Holdings Company, LLC

20120108270 - Methods and arrangements in a telecommunication system: The present invention relates to a method and a device for supporting positioning with a minimum of assistance data signalling The method in the radio device that shall perform the positioning measurements comprises determining (440) a positioning reference signal pattern, based on a cell identity and a pre-defined mapping between... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120108271 - Apparatus and method using radio signals: A method of using radio signals transmitted for reception by mobile user equipment that includes receiving, with mobile user equipment (UE), radio signals having at least one format; monitoring, with the mobile user equipment, at least one property of the received radio signals; identifying a pattern in said monitored property... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120108272 - Position detecting system and position detecting program: A plurality of positional information transmitters 100, each of which transmits positional information to which a plurality of unit spaces are each uniquely assigned, are disposed on a ceiling. A mobile terminal 10 receives the positional information transmitted from each of the positional information transmitters 100 and changes a terminal-side... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120108273 - Method and apparatus for communication in portable terminal using multiple sim cards: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for communication in a portable terminal using multiple Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards. The method includes: camping on a predetermined cell by each of the multiple SIM cards; determining whether paging collision occurs between a communication network supported by the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120108275 - Method and apparatus for dynamic session placeholder for message collection user interface: A method and apparatus for representing a conversation of related messages is provided. In a message collection user interface for displaying messages sent and received by a communications device, a dynamic session placeholder is used for a respective conversation of related messages. The message collection user interface is displayed including... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120108274 - Method and system of communication that allow people unknown to each other who have visual contact to communicate by sms or e-mail: Method and system of communication that allow people unknown to each other who have visual contact, to communicate by sms or e-mail based on the identification of system users through the perception of codes of registered users, formed from the combination of graphic symbols that follow uniquely identifying coding rules... Agent:

20120108276 - Cooperative spectrum sensing in cognitive radio networks: Providing for cooperative sensing in wireless communications that improves user terminal throughput and minimizes interference is described herein. According to some aspects, a network entity, such as a base station, can assign a set of SUTs to measure a subset of wireless channels in a target frequency according to a... Agent: The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology

20120108277 - Design and method to enable single radio handover: A mobile device comprising a transmitter and a receiver used to wirelessly communicate with at least one network, wherein the mobile device is configured to wirelessly communicate with a first network and a second network, wherein the mobile device is configured to communicate with the second network during a handover... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20120108278 - Method for reducing inter-cell interference: A method for reducing inter-cell interference and a method for transmitting a signal by a collaborative MIMO scheme, in a communication system having a multi-cell environment are disclosed. An example of a method for transmitting, by a mobile station, precoding information in a collaborative MIMO communication system includes determining a... Agent:

20120108281 - Arrangements for beam refinement in a wireless network: A beamforming method is disclosed that includes performing sequential beam transmissions in multiple directions and receiving replies to the transmissions (i.e. a sector search). The received transmissions can include information or channel parameters such as direction of arrival, signal to noise ratio, signal strength, etc., for each sector. Utilizing the... Agent:

20120108279 - Method for generating a reference signal sequence using grouping: A method for a base station to receive a reference signal sequence from one or more devices within a cell of the base station in a multiple cell environment includes providing the one or more devices with information about the reference signal sequence, wherein the reference signal sequence is defined... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120108280 - Wireless communication system, base station, mobile station, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system includes a mobile station, which has a selector that from among prepared signal sequences, selects one or more arbitrary signal sequences and from among intervals included in a given period, selects one or more arbitrary intervals, and further has a transmitter that transmits the signal sequence... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120108283 - Communication network and method: In a communication network including a plurality of base stations, a method including the steps of: sending a signal from said base station indicating that it will enter a period of inactivity, to at least one other base station; storing at that least one current parameter(s) relating to interference between... Agent:

20120108284 - Method and apparatus for multiple radio receive chains in wireless communication systems: The present invention provides architectures and methods which use multiple radio receive chains in mobile devices to boost performance of the mobile devices. While a first set of the receive chains are assigned to a serving base station, another set of receive chains are dynamically allocated to neighbor base stations... Agent:

20120108282 - Methods and apparatus for power control and interference management in wireless microphone transmission systems: A wireless microphone receiver is used to control transmission power and/or channel configuration of wireless microphones which communicate audio data to the wireless microphone receiver. In some embodiments the wireless microphone receiver searches for available channels, e.g., on a periodic or other basis. Based on wireless microphone receiver loading and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120108285 - Radio communication system, radio base station, and radio communication method: A radio communication system (1) wherein a radio base station (BS1), which allocates to a radio terminal (UE1) a radio resource specified by the combination of a frequency and a time, and a radio base station (BS2), which allocates to the radio terminal (UE1) the same radio resource, use this... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120108286 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system and transmitting power control method: A wireless communication apparatus having a plurality of neighboring wireless communication apparatuses may includes a wireless transmitter, an information control storage member, and a transmitting power calculator. A wireless transmitter may transmit a wireless signal with a transmitting power to a destination wireless communication apparatus. An information control storage member... Agent: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

20120108288 - Link quality measurements based on data rate and received power level: A mobile station associated with a base station determines a measure of the quality of a communication link between the mobile station and the base station. The measure takes into account (a) RF power levels of signals received at the mobile station over the link and (b) an actual data... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120108287 - Scrambling code allocation and hand-in for wireless network radio access points: Techniques are provided to allow more than a fixed number of radio access point devices to be deployed within a macro cell. At a controller apparatus, a registration request is received from a radio access point device configured to operate in a wireless network to serve one or more wireless... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120108289 - Radio communication apparatus: A radio communication apparatus that includes a receiver that accomplishes intermittent reception of information in a first mode, the information indicating a transmitting format used for a shared channel via which data is received and a transmitter that accomplishes intermittent transmission of quality information at a timing in the first... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120108292 - Camera mobile phone with anti-shaking function and anti-shaking method for use by the camera mobile phone in image capturing: A camera mobile phone with an anti-shaking function and an anti-shaking method for use by the camera mobile phone in image capturing are disclosed. The anti-shaking method comprises the following steps of: using a gravity sensor module of the mobile phone to detect a shaking level of the mobile phone... Agent: Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co.,ltd

20120108291 - Image pickup apparatus and mobile phone equipped therewith: An image pickup apparatus includes light-emitting means for emitting light to a person as a subject when the subject is photographed, and light emission control means for controlling the amount of light emitted by the light-emitting means. The light emission control means increases the amount of light gradually (either continuously... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120108290 - Mobile electronic apparatus, method for image management and recording medium: A mobile electronic apparatus includes a storage unit which stores an image shot by an image shooting unit, a region information obtaining unit which obtains region information indicating in which one of a plurality of regions the mobile electronic apparatus is located, a move identifying unit which identifies whether the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120108293 - Automatic multimedia slideshows for social media-enabled mobile devices: Apparatus, computer-readable storage media, and methods are disclosed for allowing wireless communication device users to retrieve and view photographs, videos, and other media content using mobile computing platforms for display using a slideshow application. According to one disclosed embodiment, a method of performing a client-side slideshow application on a wireless... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120108295 - Access data provisioning apparatus and methods: Methods and apparatus for activating a purchased or previously deployed device by a subscriber. In one embodiment, activation includes authenticating the device to a service provider or carrier, and providing the device with data necessary for enabling the service to the device. In one variant, a user device is activated... Agent:

20120108296 - System and method for consolidating network and identification functions on a communication device: The present invention relates generally to a smart card device that is configured to facilitate wireless network access and credential verification. Specifically, the device is configured to meet the physical and electrical specification for commercially available mobile devices utilizing a standard Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) for network access. The device... Agent: Apriva, LLC

20120108294 - Techniques to manage a susbcriber identity module for a mobile wireless device: Techniques to manage a subscriber identity module for a mobile wireless device are described. An apparatus may comprise a mobile computing device having a subscriber identity module (SIM) manager that when executed by a processor is operative to manage a physical SIM stored on a removable storage unit for the... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20120108297 - Antenna device for a radio base station in a cellular telephony system: The invention discloses an antenna device for a radio base station in a cellular telephony system, which comprises a first and a second input connection for a first (D1) and a second (D2) data stream, and a first and a second polarization former, one for each of said data streams.... Agent:

20120108298 - Portable device having a virtual display: A mobile device is described. The mobile device includes a housing and a processor positioned within the housing for processing data related to the mobile device. An integrated display is coupled to the processor for displaying the data related to the mobile device. A micro-display is coupled to the housing.... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

20120108299 - Vibration module for portable terminal: Disclosed is a vibration module for a portable terminal that includes a housing, a magnetic moving part movable in a first direction within the housing; an elastic member supported between the opposite ends of the magnetic moving part and inner walls of the housing, and a solenoid coil provided in... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120108300 - Audio amplifier: An audio amplifier (3) for a mobile telephone (1) is disclosed. The audio amplifier (3) comprises first and second output stages (11, 12), each for coupling to a respective one of first and second loudspeakers (4, 5), and switching circuitry (10) adapted to respond to a switching signal by switching... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120108301 - Apparatus and method for power-saving in multiple antenna communication system: A multiple-antenna transceiver in the present invention includes a frame controller and circuitry for transmitting and receiving. The transmitting component includes a sequence selection circuit, a MIMO modulation and coding circuit, and numerous TX RFE and AFE circuits. The receiving component includes a MIMO demodulation and decoding circuit, a sequence... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

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