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Telecommunications December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/12

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12/27/2012 > 154 patent applications in 68 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120329382 - Femto jamming of macro pilot: A system and methodology that facilitates triggering device scanning and efficient femtocell detection in areas dominated by macro cells is provided. In particular, the system can includes a jamming component that generates a small and measured amount of interference to user equipment or user equipments (UEs) camping on nearby macro... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120329383 - Systems and method for frequency based satellite channel scanning: A satellite signal demodulator is configured to use frequency-based channel scanning to sense the presence of a channel and to obtain the frequency profile of the channel. Once the channel is identified and the profile is obtained, channel extraction is used to identify the frequency parameters for a given channel.... Agent: Conexant Systems, Inc.

20120329384 - Method and apparatus for providing optimized privacy in cognitive radio information sharing: An approach is provided for providing optimized privacy in cognitive radio information sharing. A cognitive radio privacy optimization platform determines cognitive radio connectivity information provided by at least one device. The cognitive radio privacy optimization platform also processes and/or facilitates a processing of the cognitive radio connectivity information to determine... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120329385 - Wireless communication method: A wireless communication method is provided, and the method includes the following steps. After a first wireless communication device is powered on, an environment background signal is detected. The detected environment background signal is used to generate a random number to serve as an identity. The first wireless communication device... Agent: Nuvoton Technology Corporation

20120329392 - Content data distribution system, content data delivery method, and semiconductor device: In this content data delivery method, content data is transmitted from a content server to a first semiconductor device through a network. Then, the content data, content ID identifying the content data, and route data showing a route through which the content data is transmitted are transmitted from the first... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120329387 - Data communication system: A system for communicating between a first unit and a second unit without a physical connection, the system including a magnetic element for creating a magnetic field, a sensor operatively arranged to detect changes in the magnetic field, and a driver operatively arranged to alter the magnetic field detected by... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20120329391 - Detecting a presence of near field communications (nfc) devices: A near field communications (NFC) device is disclosed that detects a presence of another NFC capable device within its magnetic field. The NFC device provides a detection sequence having one or more detection signals to its environment. The NFC device observes the detection sequence as it is being provided to... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120329390 - Electronic device and operating method thereof: A near field communication (NFC) device and corresponding operating method are described. The method according to an embodiment includes establishing a NFC link with a different electronic device, which is executing a first application, through an NFC module of the electronic device; obtaining information related to the first application through... Agent:

20120329389 - Measurement and reporting of received signal strength in nfc-enabled devices: An NFC-enabled device including tag emulation circuitry and reader emulation circuitry operates so as to provide a signal strength meter function. The signal strength meter function, in tag emulation mode, measures and reports on how well the tag is coupled to a third party reader field. In reader emulation mode,... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120329393 - Methods and apparatuses for improving nfc parameter update mechanisms: Aspects disclosed herein relate to providing improved mechanisms for updating parameter values for communications between a DH and a remote NFC endpoint. In one example, a DH associated with a NFC device may be configured to determine that one or more parameter values included in a parameter selection request message... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329388 - Nfc-enabled devices to store and retrieve portable application-specific personal information for use with computational platforms: A method of providing, over a near-field communications link, portable application-specific personal information to a web-based application, includes storing a list of at least one web-based application, storing at least one set of credentials in a corresponding at least one memory region within an NFC-enabled device, each set of credentials... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120329394 - Peer to peer transfer between near field communication smart stickers: A method for configuring a mobile communication device to perform transactions using a second communication channel that is different from a first communication channel through which the mobile communication device sends voice data. The method includes attaching a secure element to the mobile communication device. The secure element includes a... Agent: Blaze Mobile, Inc.

20120329386 - Techniques for interoperability between barcodes and near field communications: A mobile converter application is configured for installment on a mobile device. The mobile converter device provides interoperability between barcodes and NFC codes by translating barcodes to equivalent NFC codes and by translating NFC codes to equivalent barcodes. This enables the mobile device to transact with endpoint devices using either... Agent: Ncr Corporation

20120329395 - Dynamic antenna sharing: A mobile communication device capable of dynamically sharing antennas is disclosed. The mobile communication device includes a wireless local area network (WLAN) control circuit to generate a Wi-Fi signal, a Bluetooth control circuit to generate a Bluetooth signal, and a cellular control circuit to generate a cellular data signal. The... Agent: Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

20120329396 - Short-range wireless communication apparatus and system: A short-range wireless communication apparatus comprising an own connection device and a control device is disclosed. The own connection device is capable of connecting a first predetermined communication protocol to a communication-destination-side connection device. The control device performs a first connection process of connecting the first predetermined communication protocol between... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120329397 - Wireless network based plant tissue culture led light source control system: The invention discloses a ZIGBEE wireless network based plant tissue culture LED (light-emitting diode) light source control system, aiming to solve the problem that a plant tissue culture light source system cannot be monitored and treated with full time sections at present. The invention adopts the technical scheme that the... Agent: Hangzhou Hanhui Opto-tech Co., Ltd.

20120329398 - In-vehicle messaging: In-vehicle messaging includes intercepting an incoming communication on a mobile communication device. The incoming communication is received by a messaging application on the mobile communication device. The in-vehicle messaging also includes parsing the communication, associating elements of the communication with metadata of a digital music application, and transmitting the communication,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120329399 - Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting a rise-over-thermal or noise rise threshold: Methods and apparatuses are provided that include adjusting rise-over-thermal (RoT) or noise rise (NR) threshold based on detecting interference from one or more devices. A device can communicate within close proximity of a femto node such that the device does not respond to power down commands from the femto node... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329400 - Method and apparatus for reducing inter-cell interference in radio communication system: A method and apparatus for reducing inter-cell interference in a radio communication system are disclosed. A method for reducing inter-cell interference includes determining REs of a downlink subframe of a first cell overlapping with CRS transmission REs of a downlink subframe of a second cell, determining a portion of REs... Agent:

20120329401 - Method and device for monitoring backbone inter base-station communication: A method and a device for data processing in a network are provided, wherein a base station determines a performance of a connection to at least one other base station. Furthermore, a communication system is suggested comprising said device.... Agent:

20120329402 - Method for controlling drive test logged measurement, drive test system and user equipment: The disclosure discloses a method for controlling Drive Test (DT) logged measurement, a DT system and User Equipment (UE). The method comprises the steps of: sending a logged measurement duration time to a UE by a network side or setting the logged measurement duration time by the UE itself; recording... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120329403 - Wireless station, determination apparatus, wireless communication system, determination method, and storage medium: [Means to solve the problem] A wireless station includes a determination means to determine at least one monitoring station measuring a wireless signal, which is transmitted by the wireless station and which causes interference to another system, out of plural wireless stations of a wireless communication system to which the... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120329404 - Surface-mount signal transceiver module: A surface-mount signal transceiver module includes an antenna unit (1), a metal casing (2), a circuit board (3) and a conductive element (4). The antenna unit (1) includes a base (11), a radiating metal plate (12) installed on surface of the base (11), a grounding metal plate (13) installed on... Agent: Cirocomm Technology Corp.

20120329405 - Two-way communication in wireless power transfer: Disclosed herein is a wireless power transmitter for solving a problem that a collision occurs when recognizing an initial wireless power receiver in two-way communication of wireless power transmission. A wireless power transmitter according to a first embodiment disclosed herein may include a transceiver configured to transmit and/or receive a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120329406 - Antenna for a wireless controller in oral cavity: An intraoral cavity control system having a shape adapted to be positioned between the palate in the roof of the mouth and the tongue comprising, a control interface to receive control input from an organ of the mouth, a wireless transmitting and/or receiving means for transmitting an electrical output signal... Agent: Tks A/s

20120329407 - Antenna arrangement: There is provided a method, an apparatus and a computer program product, which introduces a phase shift between radiation phase patterns of associated antennas which are applicable in transmitting and/or receiving radio frequency signals simultaneously via an air interface, wherein the phase shift is introduced in order to obtain orthogonality... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation

20120329408 - Electronic device and fixing structure thereof: A fixing structure including a metal housing and a fixing base is disclosed. The housing has a carrying plane and the fixing base having a first contact end and, opposite, a second contact end is disposed on the housing. The perpendicular distance from the first contact end to the carrying... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120329409 - Intrinsically safe portable radio architecture: An intrinsically safe portable radio device (100) having a portable radio device housing (120). A first radio section (201) is an intrinsically safe circuit is (ISC) disposed within the housing and arranged to perform at least one function to facilitate operation of the portable radio device. A second radio section... Agent: Harris Corporation

20120329411 - Method and apparatus for improving power amplifier efficiency in wireless communication systems having high peak to average power ratios: A power management system and method for a wireless communication device generates an average desired transmit power signal based on at least one of a received signal strength indicator signal and a power control instruction signal from a base station. A power supply level adjustment signal is generated based on... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120329410 - Thermal-based flow control: Methods, devices, and apparatuses are provided for detecting that a temperature of at least a portion of a mobile device is above a mitigation threshold, adjusting transmit power, used on a first channel by said mobile device, by a first backoff amount during a first backoff interval, based, at least... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329412 - Apparatus and method for searching radio frequency in radio receiver: An apparatus and a method for searching for a radio frequency in a radio receiver are provided. A received broadcast signal is analyzed to determine if it has an abnormal waveform. If the abnormal waveform is detected, a fundamental radio frequency corresponding to the abnormal waveform is detected. The user... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120329413 - Method for providing radio channel list and mobile terminal supporting the same: A method for providing a radio channel list and a mobile terminal supporting the method are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a radio module for performing a radio channel search and for supporting radio broadcast reception, a radio antenna that serves as an antenna for the radio module, a switch... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120329414 - Fm receiving device and filtering method: A level detection part 221 detects the field intensity of airwaves broadcast by a desired station, and an AM component extraction part 222 and a level detection part 223 cooperate with one another in detecting the multipath noise level. When the field intensity of the airwaves broadcast by the desired... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

20120329415 - Apparatus and method for interference management: A circuit includes a front-end circuit having an input for receiving a radio frequency signal, a control input, and an output. The front-end circuit includes an adjustable gain. The circuit further includes a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) circuit including an input coupled to the output of the front-end circuit... Agent:

20120329416 - Adaptive polarization array (apa): An Adaptive Polarization Array (APA) Algorithm is described for adjusting the polarization orientation of antennas, such as Dual-polarized array antennas. The APA Algorithm searches to find a polarization state that maximizes a signal quality of a received signal in the presence of interfering signals and noise. The search facilitates adjustment... Agent: Lhc2 Inc

20120329417 - Low noise amplifier protection using a peak detector: Embodiments of a radio frequency (RF) receiver implementing one or more forms of protection to protect devices of the RF receiver from in-band interferers is provided. The RF receiver includes an integrated circuit terminal configured to couple a RF signal received at an antenna to a RF signal path, and... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120329418 - Low noise amplifier protection using a clamping device: Embodiments of a radio frequency (RF) receiver implementing one or more forms of protection to protect devices of the RF receiver from in-band interferers is provided. The RF receiver includes an integrated circuit terminal configured to couple a RF signal received at an antenna to a RF signal path, and... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120329419 - Apparatus and method for eliminating outband interference signal: Provided is an apparatus and method for eliminating an outband interference signal. An apparatus for eliminating an interference signal includes a first mixer, a filter unit, a second mixer, and an operation unit. The first mixer downconverts a received signal containing an outband interference signal. The filter unit extracts the... Agent: Korea Electronics Technology Institute

20120329420 - Personal safety application for mobile device and method: A method of notifying an intermediary located remote from a user of an emergency service requested by the user associated with a mobile communication device includes receiving, at the intermediary, an alarm signal generated by a user interaction with a safety application on the mobile communication device. Upon receipt, an... Agent: Soteria Systems, LLC

20120329422 - System and method for providing contact information of a mobile device to a reverse 911 database: In one embodiment, when a mobile device is powered on, a mobile switching center acquires the contact information, such as, but not limited to, a phone number and the physical location associated with the mobile device. If the mobile device is a new device to the area, the contact information... Agent: Centurylink Intellectual Property LLC

20120329421 - Wireless terminal device and communication control method: if it is determined that the communication initiation is not of the predetermined communication type, the communication switching unit changes a location registering destination by giving priority to the LTE communication system after communication is completed in the CDMA communication system, and if it is determined that the communication initiation... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120329423 - Performance metrics processing for anticipating unavailability: A system and method for processing performance metrics of wireless devices are described. Usage data of wireless devices is obtained and processed. Based on the processed usage data, a data model associating a set of defined wireless device user activities to wireless performance metrics is created. Data obtained from the... Agent:

20120329424 - Adaptive pricing service plan: A method may include enrolling a subscriber device in an adaptive pricing service plan for providing telecommunication service to the subscriber device; associating, with the telecommunication service, a first pricing scheme including a first number of allotted minutes within a current billing cycle; tracking, for the subscriber device within the... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120329425 - Multi-tiered, usage-based pricing service plan: A non-transitory computer-readable medium comprising instructions executable by at least one processor, the instructions to cause the at least one processor to bill a subscriber, enrolled in a multi-tiered pricing plan, a plan fee associated with the multi-tiered pricing plan, for each billing cycle of a plurality of billing cycles,... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120329426 - System and method for monitoring the security of cellular device communication: System and method for monitoring security status of an inspected cellular device engaged in a cellular network are disclosed. Status parameters related to the inspected cellular device are gathered and analyzed. A security status of the inspected cellular device is determined based on the analysis.... Agent:

20120329428 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus in a radio access network relays data transmission to and from a remote network. The communication apparatus includes a monitoring unit to monitor an authentication procedure performed when a mobile station makes a connection of a link to the remote network, as well as when the mobile... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120329430 - Server connection method, server, and remote control system: A system includes a server and an information terminal apparatus that can be locally connected to a cellular phone terminal, which can be connected to the server via a cellular phone communication network. With such a system, when the server receives a request to remotely control the information terminal apparatus,... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120329429 - System and method for handset operation in a wireless communication network: An application programming Interface (API) is downloaded to wireless user equipment (UE). The API enables the UE to automatically detect the presence of an access point (AP) in a venue and to transmit identification information to the access point to authenticate the UE. The AP may be one of a... Agent: E3, LLC.

20120329427 - Wireless unlocking system: A wireless unlocking system includes a programmable telephone. When the programmable telephone receives a call from a communication terminal along with a calling telephone number, the calling telephone number is matched with a number of pre-stored telephone numbers. The programmable telephone transmits an unlocking signal to an electrically controlled lock... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co. Ltd.

20120329431 - Cellular telephone system and method: A cellular telephone system that includes a wireless handset that connects to a stationary (or mobile) data center, data station or home station remote from the wireless handset. The wireless handset and stationary data center communicate bidirectionally over an exclusive communication link such that commands entered by a user to... Agent:

20120329433 - Electronic toll charge payment system and method: The invention provides a method and system toll charge payment system using electronic messaging from at least one electronic communication device, for example a mobile telephone, said system comprising: a remote communication system adapted to communicate with the at least one electronic communication device; recording means for capturing vehicle identifier... Agent:

20120329437 - Method and apparatus for event notification: A method (300) and apparatus are disclosed for event notification. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a presence services system (PSS) (102) can have a controller (104) that manages operations of a communications interface (110). The controller can be programmed to monitor (302)... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120329434 - Method and terminal for talk recording implementation: The present invention discloses a method for implementing call recording. Said method includes: establishing an audio signal channel between a master processor and a slave processor of a mobile terminal. Said method also includes: the slave processor sending the mobile terminal microphone's sidetone signal and headphone signal through the established... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120329432 - Relevant content delivery: Various arrangements for delivery of relevant content to a mobile device of a user are presented. Physiological state data and image data related to the user of the mobile device may be received by a host computer system from a mobile device. The image data may be analyzed to identify... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329436 - System and method for determining a telecommunications address: Disclosed is a method and system for determining a telecommunications address of a location. A telephone call from a caller located at the location is received. Location data associated with the received telephone call is then obtained. The telecommunications address can then be determined from the location data.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120329435 - System and method for handling a meeting request: Data processing and communications devices are configured to generate, using command signals received from at least one user input device, a signal set representing a meeting request, the meeting request signal set comprising signals representing one or more parameters for a proposed meeting and configured for causing a second data... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120329438 - Wireless communication for hygiene dispenser systems: A communication system for handwash compliance monitoring, comprises a plurality of handwash monitoring sensors for collecting handwash compliance data at a respective plurality of handwash stations, at least one hub which wirelessly receives handwash compliance data transmitted from said plurality of handwash monitoring stations, a gateway which wirelessly receives handwash... Agent: Ultraclenz, LLC

20120329442 - Apparatus and methods for managing access and update requests in a wireless network: Methods and apparatus that enable a wireless network to detect and manage impending congestion events caused by a plurality of mobile devices attempting to access the network in a brief space of time. In one embodiment, the network comprises a 3g (UMTS) cellular network, and includes a congestion management and... Agent:

20120329443 - Dynamic optimization of mobile services: A method, system, and article of manufacture are disclosed for transforming a service process definition. This service process definition is comprised of computer readable code. The method comprises the steps of expressing a given set of assumptions in a computer readable code; and transforming said process definition by using a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120329441 - Location-specific desktop display: In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products. A mobile computing device presents a desktop display, wherein the desktop display includes (i) a desktop background display, and (ii) one or more user-selectable application program shortcut icons. A first geographic location... Agent: Google Inc.

20120329439 - Mobile device capable of automatically switching operation profiles and method thereof: A mobile device includes an acceleration sensing unit, a storage unit, a parameter obtaining unit, and a processing unit. The acceleration sensor senses acceleration of the mobile device. The storage unit stores an operation profile database having a plurality of operation profiles, an operation profile table mapping a sensed acceleration... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120329440 - Rfsp selective camping: A UE including one or more processors configured to, responsive to determining that the UE has a voice service solution, set a “selective camping capability bit” and transmit the bit to a network.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120329444 - System for safe texting while driving: Systems and methods are described to allow safe texting with speech-text conversion for vehicle drivers, with provisions to prevent a user from defeating or bypassing the speech-text conversion. Some embodiments include a special software application in a driver's phone while other embodiments require only software changes at a service provider.... Agent:

20120329447 - Automatic setting of an alert mode on a wireless device: Embodiments are provided for automatically setting an alert mode on a wireless device. Scheduling data is received which defines a predetermined period utilized to set the alert mode. The scheduling data may be received either by direct input in the wireless device or alternatively from an external edge device, such... Agent:

20120329446 - Device control system via a mobile radio telephone: The disclosure relates to a mobile radio telephone, a receiver, a system and a method for the remote control of a device to be controlled by means of the mobile telephone designed to communicate according to a predetermined mobile radio standard, in a mobile radio network operating according to said... Agent: Armatix Invest Gmbh

20120329445 - Methods and apparatus for bluetooth functionality verification: A testing method includes pairing a BLUETOOTH device and a vehicle computing system (VCS) and setting the device to a preferred device. The method also includes streaming audio from the device to the VCS, such that the audio is played by the VCS. The method includes suspending the VCS and... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120329448 - Method and apparatus for creating a channel between femto base stations based on user equipment: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for generating a direct or indirect wireless channel between femto base stations to relieve interference that occurs in user equipment depending on the proximity of the femto base station and generate an adaptive control channel and a data channel between the femto... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120329449 - Systems and methods providing continued subscriber services with inter-rat (radio access technology) network energy savings: Techniques for providing continued subscriber services while facilitating network energy savings through the use of inter-RAT energy savings schemes are described. Network energy savings may use inter-RAT energy savings schemes adapted to mitigate the effect of gaps in service area coverage and thus enable continued wireless communication services. Network energy... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329450 - Method and apparatus for transmitting signaling trace command: The disclosure provides a method for transmitting signaling trace command, comprising the steps of: carrying signaling trace configuration parameters corresponding to a plurality of signaling traces in signaling trace command; transmitting the signaling trace command to activate or maintain the signaling traces. The disclosure also provides an apparatus for transmitting... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120329451 - Dual-mode mobile device and method for enhancing mutual interference sensitivity of the dual-mode mobile device: A dual-mode mobile device comprises two mode systems. If both of two mode systems of the dual-mode mobile device are in a working status, the mobile device uses a first mode system to control a first power amplifier of the first mode system to transmit power signals, informs a second... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120329453 - Method and apparatus for interfacing among mobile terminal, base station and core network in mobile telecommunications system: A method, apparatus and a computer readable record media storing instructions for executing the same method for interfacing among a hybrid type synchronous or asynchronous terminal to a core network in a next generation mobile telecommunications system. The hybrid type synchronous or asynchronous radio network determines the operating type of... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120329452 - Wireless terminal device and communication method: A mobile telephone device includes: an instruction reception unit which, when a predetermined communication is transferred to a CDMA communication system, receives a handover instruction signal in the LTE communication system; a communication request unit which, when the signal is received, captures the CDMA communication system and requests a start... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120329454 - Network protocol converter: An arrangement includes an input to receive DTMF tones, logic to convert the DTMF tones to SMPP protocol, and an output to provide the SMPP protocol.... Agent:

20120329455 - Method and telecommunications infrastructure enabling localized time controlled access for a device: An infrastructure and method is disclosed for controlling wireless access to a telecommunications infrastructure for a device. A first access grant time interval applicable for granting access for the device to the telecommunications infrastructure is stored in a device register system. The first access grant time interval is applied when... Agent: Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast-natuurwetenschappelijk

20120329456 - Beacon transmission for a set of femtocells: Transmissions of beacons by a set of access points (e.g., femtocells) are synchronized to facilitate discovery of the access points by an access terminal moving through the coverage areas of the access points. In some embodiments, periodic beacon transmissions are synchronized across all of the femtocells of a set of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329457 - Method for a secure detach procedure in a radio telecommunications network: The present invention proposes a method for performing a detach of a terminal registered to a telecommunication network by associating an identification for said terminal, deriving a signature for said identification, and allocating a pair consisting of said identification and said signature to said terminal, said method comprising the steps... Agent:

20120329459 - Method for allocating a temporary resource request identifier for accessing a target base station: The present disclosure provides for a method for allocating by a plurality of source base stations of a cellular wireless communication support infrastructure a temporary resource request identifier to a wireless communication device for accessing a target base station. The method includes identifying a list of temporary resource request identifiers... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20120329458 - Method for reducing signalling: The present invention relates to a method for UE context setup in an eNodeB for a UE subscriber in an infrastructure network. The network comprises at least one eNodeB providing radio access for the UE and an MME connected to the eNodeB. The eNodeB/-s comprises an inactivity timer releasing the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120329460 - System and method for self-optimization of interference coordination in communication systems: In accordance with aspects of the present invention, a method, apparatus and system are provided for self-optimization of interference coordination in communication systems. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a measurement and reporting subsystem configured to perform measurements regarding a status of the apparatus and to provide a reliability report... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120329462 - Apparatus and methods for facilitating cell reselection for higher priority layers: User Equipments (UEs) can be adapted to enter into a lower RRC state from a higher RRC state, and search for one or more layers of higher priority within a predetermined period of time upon entering into the lower RRC state. According to at least one aspect, this search for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329461 - Handover and neighbor management for mobile relay nodes: Some embodiments provide a mobile relay node, RN, (16) with complete and valid neighbor cell information. The RN (16) requests this information from a donor base station (12) upon detecting a defined condition characteristically indicating that movement of the RN (16) has rendered previously obtained neighbor cell information incomplete or... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120329463 - Mobile communication system, cell selection method, base station apparatus, and mobile station apparatus: A mobile communication system includes plural base stations forming cells and a mobile station disposed in one of the cells and wirelessly communicating with one of the plural base stations. One of the plural base stations includes a cell group information broadcast unit broadcasting plural cell group information items which... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120329464 - Radio communication system, communication control method, and base station and mobile terminal: A radio communication system includes first and second base stations that are capable of communicating with a mobile terminal and are also capable of communicating with each other. The first base station includes a first notification means configured to notify the second base station of first resource information indicating a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120329465 - Method and system for an adaptive wireless communication system optimized for economic benefit: Techniques for adapting a wireless communication device or system to support a desired functionality of the wireless communication system at an optimized performance and economic benefit are discussed. The desired functionality can be determined by defined criteria such as a maximum range of communication with the wireless communication system, quality... Agent:

20120329468 - Mapping reference signal for multi-cell transmission: Described is a method for the mapping of reference signals. The method includes generating a reference signal sequence for two or more cells, where each cell of the two or more cells has a cell bandwidth. The method also includes determining an offset for the reference signal sequence based at... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120329466 - Method and system for measuring background noise of machine: A method and system for measuring noise of a machine are disclosed by the present invention, and the method includes: acquiring a first noise interference set, searching for noise interferences which are less than a preset noise interference threshold from the first noise interference set to obtain a second noise... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120329469 - Method of controlling a communications channel: A method of controlling a communications channel, comprising: receiving a real time digital signal; processing the real time digital signal to provide a control signal; and controlling the base station in response to the control signal. Where the processing comprises in succeeding time slots determining whether predefined signal content is... Agent: Gn Netcom A/s

20120329467 - Network node, user equipment and methods therein for configuring cells for downlink operations: m

20120329470 - Low power base station and communication control method: In the case where the disclosed low-power base station (300) detects a macro terminal (200), which is a wireless terminal that is not subordinate to said low-power base station (300), when the macro terminal (200) is present in the vicinity of the low-power base station (300) and the low-power base... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120329471 - Method for energy control in a cellular radio system: Methods and devices enabling improved switch-on procedures during the reactivation of base stations already switched off to save power are provided. In accordance with one embodiment a method of activating a de-activated cell in a cellular radio system is provided. First measurements are collected from a number of user equipments... Agent:

20120329472 - Method and apparatus for relating to quality of service in wireless networks: A method for adapting quality of service to dynamics of a wireless telecommunications network is provided. The method includes collecting data relating to operation of an element in the network, wherein the collected data comprises radio-frequency (RF) data relating to operation of the network. The method also includes pre-calculating, from... Agent:

20120329473 - Anonymous directional peer-to-peer wireless communication: A method and system are provided in which a first device may directionally transmitting signals to a second device utilizing beamforming operations on multiple antennas. The first device may receive signals from the second device to establish an anonymous directional peer-to-peer wireless communication link with the second device. The transmitted... Agent:

20120329477 - Estimating user device location in a wireless network: A method of estimating user location involving collecting data from the access points in the network. The data can then be used to define a relationship, for example the loss of power experienced by a transmitted signal, between the access points. The relationship can be stored within a matrix, database... Agent:

20120329479 - Exchange of messages relating to positioning data: A first apparatus generates a request for positioning data, includes in the request an indication that an estimate of the amount of the requested positioning data is to be provided, and causes a transmission of the request. A second apparatus receives the request, generates a response including an estimate of... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120329481 - Location-based action triggering system and method: A target receiver may receive a location-related specification and a time period-related specification, the time period-related specification specifying time period in which to check for the location-related specification. A location monitor may determine current location-related information. A time period monitor may determine current time-related information. An analyzer may determine whether... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120329474 - Managing public resources: Systems and techniques relating to electronically managing public resources are described. A described technique includes identifying a location of a mobile device based on received information from one or more wireless access points communicably coupled to the mobile device; presenting to the mobile device, information descriptive of an availability of... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120329478 - Method and apparatus for managing subscriber information in mobile communication system including femtocell: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for managing subscriber information and includes transmitting a tracking area update request message generated for subscriber information handling from a terminal to a mobility management entity; transmitting an update location request message generated for the subscriber information handling from the mobility... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120329476 - Methods and apparatus for wireless device positioning in multicarrier configurations: The described aspects include methods and apparatus for performing positioning for a user equipment (UE). The UE can communicate with a plurality of serving cells in a multicarrier configuration, and can indicate a plurality of serving cell identifiers corresponding to the plurality of serving cells in a message to a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120329480 - Positioning device and positioning method: A positioning device includes a WLAN positioning calculation unit that performs first positioning based on first radio waves from access points; a satellite positioning unit that performs second positioning based on second radio waves from positioning satellites; a positioning result determination unit that determines whether a positioning result by the... Agent: Ntt Docomo Inc

20120329475 - System and method for providing communication services to mobile device users incorporating proximity determination: In certain embodiments, a method for proximity determination includes receiving one or more network identifiers, each associated with a corresponding network, from a first mobile device. The method further includes receiving one or more network identifiers, each associated with a corresponding network, from a second mobile device. The method further... Agent: Jambo Networks, Inc.

20120329482 - Method and apparatus for providing location based services using connectivity graphs based on cell broadcast information: An approach is provided for providing location based services using connectivity graphs based on cell broadcast information. A plurality of cell broadcast message identifiers are caused to be received. Cell broadcast message identifiers are respectively associated with a plurality of cells. A connectivity graph specifying relationships among the cells is... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120329483 - Facilitating user interactions based on proximity: Techniques are described for providing location-based information and functionality to people and computing devices in various ways. In at least some situations, the techniques include enabling multiple people in a common geographic area to interact in various ways, such as via devices capable of communications (e.g., cellular telephones, computing devices... Agent: Groupon, Inc.

20120329484 - Locating mobile devices utilizing wi-fi information: Systems, methods and devices for locating a mobile device. This includes a mobile device receives a location message from a local computing device and identifies a location using a location application. Further, the mobile device receives one or more wireless signals, each wireless signal corresponding to a wireless router and... Agent: Ariel Inventions LLC

20120329485 - Method and apparatus for mtc in a wireless communication system: Provided are a method and apparatus for machine-type communication (MTC) in a wireless communication system. An MTC device receives, from a base station, a notification message which notifies of the reception of an MTC message, and transmits a reception confirmation message indicating whether or not the MTC message is received.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120329496 - Apparatus and methods for communicating text messages using multiple communication modes: An apparatus and methods for communicating text messages to the recipients' communication devices utilizes multiple communication modes, including, but not limited to, network-based and non-network based communication modes or methods. Generally, the network-based communication mode utilizes a messaging communication network to communicate text messages over relatively large distances and the... Agent:

20120329487 - Communication devices and methods for generating a message: According to one embodiment, a communication device is described that comprises a determining circuit configured to determine a type of an information indicated by a first message, wherein the first message is formed in accordance with a first transmission protocol; a selecting circuit configured to select a type of message... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh

20120329486 - Delivering wireless information associating to a facility: Systems, methods, and apparatus may perform operations related to delivering wireless information associating to a facility. A message is received from a first mobile device with at least a portion of the message including information associated with a physical location. Based on the message, a facility based on the physical... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120329488 - Instant messaging and presence services: A mobile telephone terminal provides a user with a selectable option to transfer a telephone call to an instant messaging session and to transfer an instant messaging session to a telephone call. A presence attribute indicator for a first party is displayed with an entry associated with the telephone number... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120329493 - Messaging system and method: A messaging method using a mobile user terminal, the method including: creating, at the mobile user terminal, at least one graphical messaging symbol adapted to convey a meaning to a message recipient; preparing message content including at least one of the created graphical messaging symbols using the mobile terminal; and... Agent: Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited

20120329494 - Method and device for enabling message responses to incoming phone calls: A computing device is configured to receive an incoming communication from another computing device. The incoming communication may be for purpose of initiating a voice-exchange session. In response to receiving the incoming call, the computing device may identify or determine a message identifier of the other computing device. The message... Agent:

20120329491 - Mobile-originated to http communications: A mobile device-to-HTTP protocol gateway (MHG) which translates between Wireless Mobile Originated commands from an SMSC, and an application server on the Internet. A wireless Internet gateway establishes communications with one or more relevant SMSCs using standard format SMPP commands, and the MHG utilizes HTTP protocol POST messages to post... Agent:

20120329495 - System and method for enabling messages to be sent while a mobile device is out-of-coverage: A system and method are provided that enable a mobile device when out-of-coverage and thus unable to send or receive messages to rely on other mobile devices which are also out-of-coverage as “hosts” for their outgoing messages such that when one of the hosts comes back into coverage the host... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120329489 - System and method for providing mobile device services using sms communications: An enhanced services platform the platform includes an interface for receiving a communication from a user requesting a desired data. A response module parses the communication and retries the desired data. The platform arranges the desired data into a response message that is sent to the user. A user identifier... Agent:

20120329492 - System for sms based ticket number service over femtocell access point: A Femtocell Access Point (FAP) is used to provision a ticket number service. Customers approach the FAP and are given a ticket number indicating their place in the queue through an SMS message. Follow up SMS messages are sent updating the customer of their current position in line, as well... Agent: Argela-usa

20120329490 - Wireless telephony device with breath analysis sensor and methods for use therewith: A wireless telephony device includes a memory that stores at least one telephony application. A processor executes the telephony application to process at least one telephone call via a wireless telephony network in response to commands of a user. A breath analyzing sensor analyzes a breath of the user in... Agent:

20120329498 - Apparatus and method for controlling inter-cell interference: An apparatus and method for controlling inter-cell interference is disclosed. The user equipment for controlling inter-cell interference in a wireless communication system includes an interference level measuring module configured to measure interference levels of neighboring cells using at least one of information about the number of antennas among antennas deployed... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120329497 - Radio base station and communication control method: A first radio base station (1A) calculates a traffic amount ratio in the first radio base station (1A). Further, when the traffic amount ratio is equal to or greater than a threshold value, the first radio base station (1A) controls to transmit interference information. Under this control, the first radio... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120329499 - Read-ahead techniques for data logging: Radio messages may be transmitted by endpoints delivering utility consumption data. A portable unit may traverse a route among the endpoints and obtain the consumption data. If the endpoints are sufficiently grouped, communication between the portable unit and a plurality of endpoints may be possible in a same power cycle... Agent: Itron Inc.

20120329502 - Feedback signaling: There is provided an improved solution for generating and compressing uplink channel feedback information in a communication system. The solution includes determining, at a user terminal, information related to a condition of at least one channel between the user terminal and at least one communication point of a cooperative multi-point... Agent:

20120329501 - Methods and arrangements for optimizing radio resource utilization at group communications: The present invention relates to methods and arrangements of optimizing radio resource utilization at a group communication for members of a specific group in a communication network system, comprising communication network nodes (15) communicating over a radio interface on downlink (12) and uplink (13) radio bearers with a plurality of... Agent:

20120329504 - Mobile communication system, network apparatus, mobile communication method: A network apparatus 20 includes a specific cell information management unit 22 configured to manage information on a specific cell for each of the plurality of public cells, the specific cell having a service area overlapping with the service area of the public cell and using the same frequency as... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120329505 - Radio communication system, radio base station apparatus, core network apparatus, and data communication method: A radio communication system according to the present invention includes a base station apparatus 10 that performs data communication with a communication apparatus 100 by using a predetermined frequency band; a base station apparatus 20 that performs data communication with a communication apparatus 200 by using the same frequency band... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120329503 - Systems and methods for controlling the power at which a communication device transmits an uplink signal: According to some embodiments, there is provided a base station system configured to, among other things, (a) detect whether a particular UE is using too much power to transmit uplink data and (b) in response, transmit a message to the UE instructing the UE to detect a power control RS... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120329500 - Wireless telecommunicaton system, access node and method for improving a success rate of a connection setup for an access terminal: An access node (e.g., BSC, RNC) and a method are described herein for implementing a traffic allocation technique and improving a success rate of a connection setup for an access terminal. In addition, a wireless telecommunication system is described herein which includes an access node (e.g., BSC, RNC), and one... Agent:

20120329507 - Communication quality measurement method, radio base station and mobile terminal, and radio communication system: Identification information which identifies a specific area zone that is part of a cell of a radio base station is transmitted from the radio base station to a mobile terminal. Subsequently, when the mobile terminal is located at the area zone specified by the identification information, communication quality between the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120329506 - Method for transmitting information of neighboring base station in wireless communication system: Provided is a method for obtaining superframe header (SFH) information in a neighboring base station advertisement (NBR-ADV) message at a terminal. In the method, a NBR-ADV message having SFH information set per each carrier is received from a serving base station. The SFH information of each carrier is obtained from... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120329508 - Telecommunication system and method with location criteria in call requests: A telecommunications system comprising a first station and a plurality of second stations. The first station is arranged to request a connection with at least one of the plurality of second stations. The connection request has a location criteria which has to be satisfied by at least one second station,... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120329510 - Method of constructing spectrum map by using compressed sensing and related communication device: A method comprises receiving power information transmitted by a plurality of mobile devices in a wireless communication system; processing the power information to obtain sampled power information by using a measurement matrix relating to positions of the plurality of mobile devices, wherein a number of columns of the measurement matrix... Agent:

20120329509 - Power management for an electronic device: A control device includes a selector and a controller. The selector is to select power signals to be supplied to respective power domains of an electronic product. The controller is to compare a level of a first power signal selected by the selector to a first target level, and to... Agent:

20120329511 - Base station and method for remote management in a cellular communication network: The present disclosure relates to a base station and a method for Operation and Maintenance, OaM, communication in a communication system. The base station comprises a first interface configured to communicate with a core network, including OaM communication, and a second interface configured for OaM communication. The second interface is... Agent:

20120329512 - Method and system for power control of a wireless communication device: According to the present disclosure, a method for tracking power levels of a wireless communications signal comprises receiving a feedback signal indicative of a power level of a wireless communication signal associated transmitted from a transmit path to an antenna of a wireless communication element. The method further comprises receiving... Agent: Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited

20120329513 - Antenna diversity system using active antenna: An antenna diversity system using an active antenna is disclosed. The disclosed system may include: a first antenna configured to transmit and receive a signal of a first frequency band; a second antenna configured to transmit and receive a signal of a second frequency band; and an active circuit unit... Agent: Ace Technologies Corporation

20120329514 - Dual mode mobile terminal in mimo wireless communication system and controlling method thereof: A method for dual mode mobile terminal in an MIMO wireless communication system is disclosed. The present invention includes the steps of if an uplink transmission mode is for simultaneous transmission to an LTE base station and a CDMA base station, determining whether a transmission power to the LTE base... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120329515 - Per-packet rate and power control for wireless communications: A method and device are disclosed for concurrently transmitting a Wi-Fi signal or a Bluetooth signal while receiving a cellular data signal. Upon receiving a request to receive a cellular data signal, the device determines a frequency for which the Wi-Fi signal and/or Bluetooth signal is or will be transmitted.... Agent: Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

20120329516 - Digital camera providing an extended focus range: A digital camera system providing an extended focus range, comprising: a program memory storing instructions to implement a method for capturing a focused digital image. The method includes: setting an optical system F/# to a first F/#; capturing an evaluation image of the scene; analyzing the evaluation image to determine... Agent:

20120329517 - Mobile radio unit with a dosimeter-radiometer: The mobile radio unit (phone, smartphone) comprises body 16 with an incorporated processor 1. The processor 1 is connected with memory 2, display 3, audible alarm aids 4, keyboard 5, power unit 6, navigator 9, and transceiver 15. The radio unit is equipped with radiation detector 8, electronic amplifier 7... Agent:

20120329518 - Mobile wireless communications device for hearing and/or speech impaired user: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and transceiver carried by the housing for transmitting and receiving radio frequency (RF) signals carrying communications data of speech. A processor is coupled to the transceiver for processing the communications data as speech that is transmitted and received to and from the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120329519 - Multiple views of a geographic area on a mobile device: A computer-implemented method is disclosed that includes receiving on a mobile device a search query associated with a geographic location, providing one or more search results in response to the search query, the search results each being associated with a geographic location, and presenting on a graphical display of the... Agent: Google Inc.

20120329520 - On-board system working a mobile device: On-board device mounted in a vehicle includes output device including a display device and a speaker. The on-board device comprises a communications device that communicates with a mobile device having an information processing function. The on-board device also comprises an output controller that receives through the communications device information produced... Agent:

20120329521 - Change of subscription data in an identification module: The subject innovation relates to a method for changing from the active subscription data of a first service provider to the active subscription data of a second service provider in an identification module for use in a mobile radio device that can be connected to a mobile radio network. The... Agent: Vodafone Holding Gmbh

20120329522 - Change of the subscription in an identification module: The subject innovation relates to a method for changing from the active subscription data of a first service provider to the active subscription data of a second service provider in an identification module for use in a mobile radio device that can be connected to a mobile radio network. The... Agent: Vodafone Holding Gmbh

20120329523 - Distributed antenna system architectures: One embodiment is directed to a distributed antenna system comprising a host unit and at least one remote antenna unit that is communicatively coupled to the host unit. The remote antenna unit is configured to perform self-interference suppression processing in an upstream signal path using, as an input thereto, a... Agent: Lgc Wireless, LLC

20120329528 - Apparatus having a flexible display and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a flexible display; at least one sensor arranged in a prescribed form on the flexible display and configured to convert a flex state of the flexible display into an electric signal; and... Agent:

20120329529 - Gesture activate help process and system: A cellular phone with gesture detection is used to more effectively activate a multi-tier help system. Initially, a shake gesture is used to activate a context-sensitive help screen. Help can progress to a tier that includes interaction with a human customer service representative called from the cellular phone.... Agent: Greatcall, Inc.

20120329525 - Glass substrate of cover glass for portable electronic device, image display unit for portable electronic device, portable electronic device and method of manufacturing glass substrate of cover glass for portable electronic device: The present invention provides a glass substrate of a cover glass for a portable electronic device. The glass substrate includes a front face, a back face and an edge face. The edge face is at least partially formed by means of an etching treatment. A compressive stress layer, formed by... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120329527 - Mobile communication terminal and method for operating the same: A mobile communication terminal and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The mobile communication terminal can be connected to first and second communication networks. The first communication network may be a legacy network and the second communication network may be a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. The mobile... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120329526 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a terminal main body having a display module to display visual information, a window disposed above the display module and having a pattern layer to recognize a user's touch input, a key region formed on one surface of the window near... Agent:

20120329524 - Touch sensor and antenna integration along an electronic device housing: An electronic device includes a housing defining first and second user interface areas, a touch-sensitive display disposed in the first user interface area, and a conductive structure disposed along the housing in the second user interface area. The electronic device further includes a capacitive touch controller disposed within the housing... Agent:

20120329530 - Wireless headset having improved rf immunity to rf electromagnetic interference produced from a mobile wireless communications device: A wireless headset has improved immunity to RF electromagnetic interference produced from wireless communications devices. A headset body is adapted to be worn by a user and includes a microphone and earpiece. An antenna receives wireless communication signals and passes them to RF and audio circuitry mounted within the headset... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120329531 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is disclosed. The present invention includes a front case, a rear case mounted to the front case, a controller provided between the front case and the rear case, a power supply provided in the rear case and a cover member provided on the rear case, the cover... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120329532 - Battery charge apparatus for mobilephone: The present invention discloses a battery charge apparatus for a mobile phone, wherein the current output contact portions and the current input contact portions get in contact with each other in a comfortable and safe manner by magnetic force when charging.... Agent: Hdpro Co.,ltd

20120329533 - Portable communication device with multi-tiered power save operation: A system for operating a portable communication device includes a module to operate the portable communication device in a first mode. The system may provide telephony service to a user at a first performance level. The system may determine to operate the portable communication device in a power-save mode that... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120329534 - Extending socket for portable media player: Extending sockets, formed of accordions generally with buttons attached at their distal ends, for attaching to portable media players or portable media player cases. Cases having attached sockets serve purposes beyond protection of the player, such as managing a headset, attaching to belts or the like, forming stand legs to... Agent: Ibuttons LLC

20120329535 - Screw-free metallic jacket for mobile phone: A screw-free metallic jacket for a mobile phone which is provided with multiple through holes corresponding to function keys of the mobile phone and a slot hole corresponding to a slot in the mobile phone. The metallic jacket contains a fixing projection at a side of the metallic jacket opposite... Agent:

  
12/20/2012 > 159 patent applications in 68 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120322360 - Distributed wireless communications for tactical network dominance: Ad-hoc networks employing cooperative signal processing are configured for detecting and disrupting a target radio communication network. Such ad-hoc networks are particularly useful for identifying radio communication resources, establishing radio links, and subverting an adversary's communication capabilities in environments lacking available communication infrastructure, including battlefield environments, and locations where communication... Agent:

20120322361 - Relay gain assignment method and relay gain assignment device: A relay gain assignment method and a relay gain assignment device are provided. The method and the device are performed in a MIMO relay system comprising M spatial degrees of freedom and L relay terminals, wherein M and L are positive integers. The relay gain assignment method comprises the steps... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20120322363 - Relay station, base station, mobile station, communication system, and communication method: A relay station capable of communicating with a first base station, a second base station, and a mobile station, includes a relay unit configured to relay communication between the first base station and the mobile station; a receiving unit configured to receive load information concerning the second base station; and... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120322362 - Wireless communications methods and apparatus: A method of relaying a signal in a wireless communications network comprising a plurality of wireless devices, the method being performed by at least one of said wireless devices to relay a signal in a communication path between one of said plurality of wireless devices and another one of said... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120322364 - Communications system, apparatus and method: A communications signal repeater apparatus (106, 110, 114, 118) is disclosed which is configured to receive a communications signal from a cable network 105. The communications apparatus is further configured to delay the communications signal by a delay period relative to a delay parameter and configure the delayed communications signal... Agent: Airwave Solutions Limited

20120322365 - Communications system, apparatus and method: Communications apparatus is disclosed which is arranged to configure a signal for transmission on a first carrier frequency from a transmit station, configure said signal for transmission on a second carrier frequency to a remote repeater station for retransmission on said first carrier frequency to form a repeated signal, and... Agent: Airwave Solutions Limited

20120322366 - Communications system, apparatus and method: Communications apparatus is disclosed which is arranged to configure a signal for transmission on a first carrier frequency from a transmit station, configure said signal for transmission on a second carrier frequency to a remote repeater station for retransmission on said first carrier frequency to form a repeated signal, and... Agent: Airwave Solutions Limited

20120322373 - Communication apparatus: Provided is a communication apparatus including a substrate, a high-frequency coupling device including a coupling electrode and a ground formed as a conductive pattern on the substrate, a communication circuit unit configured to process a high-frequency signal transmitted and received by the coupling electrode, and a resonant unit configured to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120322374 - Communication apparatus and communication method: The present invention provides a communication apparatus and a communication method that can easily indicate the position of the antenna incorporated in the communication apparatus to a user and can align the antenna of the communication apparatus with the antenna of an external device. A portable device (1) includes a... Agent:

20120322367 - Computing device multiple display topology detection over radio: Methods and systems are disclosed for determining the positioning of computer display devices using transmitted radio signals. A computing device may receive a radio signal transmitted by a display device. Based on the received radio signal, the computing device may determine the position of the display device. The computing device... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120322375 - Device with an eeprom having both a near field communication interface and a second interface: A peripheral device and a method for programming the read/writeable memory of the RFID circuitry by communications between either RF antenna or bus communications port controller interface or both. In the peripheral device, an EEPROM, bus communications controller interface, NFC interface, antenna, and logic controller operate to receive and transmit... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120322371 - Mobile communication terminal using near field communication and method of controlling the same: Disclosed herein are a mobile communication terminal using Near Field Communication (NFC) and a method of controlling the same. The mobile communication terminal receives data from an NFC active tag during NFC communication. The mobile communication terminal includes an NFC antenna for receiving a data signal from the active tag,... Agent: Aq Co., Ltd.

20120322369 - Mobile wireless communications device to authenticate a removable power source via nfc communications and associated methods: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing carrying a wireless transceiver and a removable power source. The removable power source includes a first Near Field Communications (NFC) circuit. A second NFC circuit is carried by the housing and is configured to authenticate the removable power source based upon communications... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120322370 - Near field communication-enabled mobile communication terminal and method of controlling the same: Disclosed herein are a NFC-enabled mobile communication terminal and a method of controlling the same. The NFC-enabled mobile communication terminal is capable of performing short-range wireless communication with at least one NFC tag in reader mode. The NFC-enabled mobile communication terminal includes an NFC antenna for transmitting and receiving data... Agent: Aq Co., Ltd.

20120322372 - Secure inductively-coupled communications systems: Security in inductively coupled communications systems, such as near field communications (NFC), may be improved by restricting signals carrying user data to an authorized data transmission region. Security may be particularly important when the NFC carries financial transaction information or authorization credentials. Scramble signals may be transmitted along with data... Agent:

20120322368 - Simple peer-to-peer network formation: Wireless devices that support bootstrapping of a peer-to-peer connection. The wireless devices may use an infrastructure mode connection to exchange security information, such as a PIN, used in establishing the peer-to-peer connection. This security information may be encrypted in accordance with a security protocol used by the access point and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120322376 - Centralized bluetooth device pairing: This disclosure relates to centralized Bluetooth™ pairing. The centralized pairing provides the ability to have a Bluetooth device that has been paired to one personal use phone on a Voice over Internet Protocol system automatically pair to another personal use phone on the system when the user logs into that... Agent: Mitel Networks Corporation

20120322377 - Computer to vehicle wireless link: A wireless data link system between a vehicle having a vehicle controller and a computing device having a computing processor is provided. The wireless data link system includes a vehicle data link (“VDL”) device and a computing data link (“CDL”). The VDL device has a VDL controller, a VDL memory,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120322380 - Localized tracking of items with electronic labels: In one aspect, the present disclosure describes a method that may include identifying, by a monitoring device, a transmission signal of an electronic label, where the monitoring device includes an antenna and a processor. The method may include determining a distance for monitoring the transmission signal of the electronic label,... Agent:

20120322382 - Portable wireless terminal, wireless terminal device, and wireless communication system: A battery accumulates electric power. A terminal high-speed wireless communication portion wirelessly communicates information. A terminal communication setting portion sets predetermined setting information related to wireless communication by the terminal high-speed wireless communication portion. A coil antenna is an antenna that receives electric power for recharging the battery in a... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120322383 - Predictive mobile ad hoc networking including associated systems and methods: The mobile ad hoc network (MANET) includes a plurality of wireless mobile nodes and a plurality of wireless communication links connecting the nodes together. A method for operating a MANET includes predicting future-needed network services, network resources and network configurations in the MANET. A network response is predicted, based upon... Agent: Harris Corporation

20120322381 - Wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication apparatus is capable of generating a gain/noise characteristics control signal for an amplifier and a filter without degrading an amount of electrical power, or distance information contained in the electrical power. The wireless communication apparatus includes: a rectifier circuit; a circuit power supply for receiving electrical power... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120322378 - Wireless communication apparatus and method: A wireless communication apparatus includes a body, a first antenna, a second antenna, a sensor, a wireless transceiver, and a switch. Both of the first antenna and the second antenna are disposed in or on the body. The sensor is electrically connected to the first antenna and the second antenna... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120322379 - Wireless local area communication method and terminal supporting the same: Provided is a method and terminal for wireless local area communication enabling nearby terminals to be paired by generating an identifier containing identification information of an application and randomly selected channel information; broadcasting the identifier to external terminals; performing a pairing procedure with an external terminal having responded to the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120322384 - Method and apparatus for pairing a mobile device to an output device: Methods and systems for associating or pairing a mobile device with a local output device via a central or mobile connect server system are provided. Pairing is performed by initiating a pairing request from an output device that is passed to the mobile connect server for processing. The mobile connect... Agent: Lodgenet Interactive Corporation

20120322385 - Multi-element magnetic receiver for interference suppression and signal enhancement: A system and method for enhancing a magnetic communication signal is provided. A multi-element receiver is used to generate a plurality of input signals. A set of weights is generated using, for example, a calculated covariance of the plurality of input signals, and applied to the signals. The weights are... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation

20120322388 - Communication control method, communication system, and management server: Provided is a communication control method including: determining whether or not reception quality of a second reception device satisfies a predetermined reference in a communication system including a first transmission device, a first reception device, a second transmission device secondarily using a frequency having been assigned to the first transmission... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120322389 - Method and device for maintaining the performance quality of a communication system in the presence of narrow band interference: A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for determining a wideband power level by scanning a wide frequency band, determining a threshold, detecting from signals scanned in the wide frequency band interference associated with a plurality of channels, wherein the interference is... Agent: Isco International, LLC

20120322386 - Method of performing a minimization of drive test (mdt) in wireless communication system: Disclosed is a wireless communication system and terminal for providing a wireless communication service, and more particularly, a method of UE effectively perform an operation of MDT (Minimization Driving Test) for specific parameter of each cell in an Evolved Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (E-UMTS) evolved from a UMTS, Long Term... Agent:

20120322387 - System for analyzing mobile browser energy consumption: A system for measuring power consumption by a mobile device corresponding to access of web pages is provided. The system includes: the mobile device, configured to access web pages via a wireless network; a power measurement device connected to a battery of the mobile device, configured to measure parameters related... Agent: Deutsche Telekom Ag

20120322390 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, interference causing control method, storage medium and control apparatus: s

20120322391 - Wireless communication device: In a case where a first wireless network is to be constructed, and it is determined that a wireless communication device is to operate in a parent state, the wireless communication device may create first authentication information, and construct the first wireless network by executing a communication for establishing a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120322392 - Radio transmitter, base station apparatus, radio transmission method, control program for base station apparatus, and integrated circuit: In using frequency selective precoding to a multicarrier signal, notification is provided with control information. A radio transmitter, divides a frequency signal into a plurality of clusters, arranges each of the divided clusters on a frequency domain and multiplies each of the clusters by a precoding matrix, limits the number... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120322393 - Multiband loop antenna and portable radio communication device comprising such an antenna: An exemplary embodiment of an antenna device for operation in at least two operational frequency bands generally includes a loop element having a feeding end for connection to radio communication circuitry and a grounding end for connection to ground. The antenna device also includes first filtering means connecting the grounding... Agent:

20120322394 - Method and system for a reconfigurable filter that is utilized by a rf transmitter and a rf receiver which are integrated on a single substrate: An RF receiver and an RF transmitter, which are integrated in a single substrate, are operable to share a single reconfigurable filter to perform RF receiver filtering and RF transmitter filtering. The reconfigurable filter is configured to operate as a bandpass filter such as an image rejection bandpass filter for... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120322395 - Rejection of rf interferers and noise in a wireless communications transceiver: The invention provides a radio receiver or transceiver having one or more low noise amplifiers corresponding to one or more antenna inputs wherein one or more outputs of the one or more low noise amplifiers is/are combined at a single output current summing node, a tunable, shunt notch filter is... Agent: M4s Ny

20120322396 - Method for controlling the transmission power of a transmitter system integrated in an electronic housing of a motor vehicle, and electronic housing thus obtained: Method for regulating the transmission power of a transmitter system (2, 5-7) incorporated in an electronic module (1) of an automobile. A transmitter system (2, 5-7) is produced which includes an amplification stage (2, 5) having an adjustable amplification gain. Furthermore, in a phase prior to the operation of the... Agent: Continental Automotive France

20120322397 - Methods and apparatus for controlling a gain state of a wireless receiver operating in an idle mode: A technique for controlling operation of a communication subsystem is described. The subsystem is set to a first wake-up mode of operation, during which a state value from the system is read and stored in memory. The subsystem is then set to a sleep mode of operation after the first... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120322398 - Harmonic rejection mixer architecture with reduced sensitivity to gain and phase mismatches: A harmonic rejection mixer includes a first scaling circuit for scaling an RF signal to generate a plurality of scaled RF signals, a first switching stage for sampling the scaled RF signals using a first plurality of switching signals, and a second mixing stage for mixing the sampled RF signals... Agent: Maxlinear, Inc.

20120322399 - Near field communications receiver: The present application relates to a near field communications (NFC) receiver in which a received NFC signal comprising a carrier signal onto which a data signal is modulated is digitised and downconverted, and the digitised and downconverted received signal is filtered to recover a digitised and downconverted version of the... Agent: Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited

20120322400 - Current mode blixer with noise cancellation: Blixers, which are a relatively recent development, have not be studied as extensively as many older circuit designs. Here, a blixer is provided that improves linearity and reduces noise over other conventional blixer designs. To accomplish this, the blixer provided here uses a differential amplifier and/or a dummy path within... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120322402 - Interoperability of first responder devices: A system that facilitates inter-operable communications between first responder (FR) wireless communications devices at an emergency location. The system includes an on-site tactical communications plan that is configured into a communications control device. The communications control device is part of an emergency command vehicle. First responders utilize their associated FR... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120322401 - Method and application for emergency incident reporting and communication: A wireless, mobile device application for a first-responder to create incident reports for events such as an automobile accident or natural disaster, including digital photographs, audio recordings, notes, ordinance numbers, number of individuals affected, type of incident, real time global positioning satellite coordinates (GPS), and any other relevant information that... Agent:

20120322403 - Methods and systems for location-based management of wireless devices: Method and apparatus are for monitoring the location of a wireless device and taking supervisory action in response to that location. Location information obtained from a user's wireless device, or otherwise concerning the present location of the user, is monitored and compared with one or more locations previously approved for... Agent:

20120322405 - Communication assistance system and method: A communication assistance system provides access to information corresponding to a plurality of subscriber listings. The system includes a telephone switch for receiving calls from a plurality of callers desiring to access the information corresponding to the subscriber listings and a database directory listing for storing information corresponding to each... Agent:

20120322404 - Mobile device panic function with recordability: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to recording a conversation on a portable communications device. This allows the user to press a panic button or a series of buttons on their portable communications device to begin recording the conversation. This conversation may be stored on a memory of... Agent:

20120322406 - Pcrf-ocs interaction in wireless-wireline convergence: Various embodiments relate to a system and related method for charging an actual subscriber using a single subscriber profile. A Policy and Charging Rules Node (PCRN) may receive a message including a service request and may refer to a subscriber profile to add at least one subscriber identifier (ID) to... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.

20120322407 - Method and apparatus for using a cellular network to facilitate access by a mobile device to a local wireless access point: A local wireless access capability is disclosed. A mobile device (MD) receives cellular service from a cellular service provider and is also configured to be able to access local wireless access points (LWAPs) of respective wireless hotspots. The MD detects one or more LWAPs. The MD determines access point information... Agent:

20120322411 - Method and system for event management: An approach for providing event management is disclosed. A near field communication (NFC) mobile communication device may be linked to a predetermined event. A NFC transmission from the NFC mobile communication device may also be received. A user of the mobile communication device may further be registered to the event.... Agent: Itn International, Inc.

20120322409 - Mobile communication system, network device, and mobile communication method: A mobile communication system 100 includes a specific cell configured to allow a specific user to be provided with a service and to allow a non-specific user other than the specific user to be provided with a limited service. The mobile communication system 100 includes a management unit 23 configured... Agent: Ntt Docomo,. Inc

20120322410 - Mobile communications: An identification module (such as a SIM card) for securely providing a mobile identity to a mobile data network for use in identifying mobile equipment in which that identification module is installed comprises a mobile identity memory which securely stores data defining two or more different mobile identities; a selector... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120322412 - Roaming selection of a v-epdg: When a mobile device attaches to a non-3GPP network, it performs an AAA procedure with a 3GPP AAA. In addition to standard AAA process, the 3GPP AAA can perform a lookup based on information associated with the 3GPP AAA interactions to determine an appropriate vPLMN ID and v-ePDG address associated... Agent:

20120322416 - Secure key management in conferencing system: A method for managing a conference between two or more parties comprises an identity based authenticated key exchange between a conference management element and each of the two or more parties seeking to participate in the conference. Messages exchanged between the conference management element and the two or more parties... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120322414 - System and method of security function activation for a mobile electronic device: A system and a method are provided for activating one or more security functions of a mobile electronic device. The system and method provide for the activation of one or more security functions when the mobile electronic device is stored in a mobile electronic device holder. Security functions include, for... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120322413 - Trust discovery in a communications network: A method and apparatus to establish trust between two nodes in a communications network. A first node receives from a network node authentication data unique to the first node, which can be used to derive a compact representation of verification data for the first node. The first node also receives... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120322415 - Visual voicemail privacy protection: Visual voicemail privacy protection is implemented by requiring a credential from a user or a user device before providing voicemail data to the user. The credential may be a user name and password combination, a digital certificate, or the like. The user may enable or disable this privacy protection feature... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120322408 - Wimax femto and macro idle mode and paging support for re-entry: A base station determines if the mobile station seeking re-entry into the network is a member of a closed-subscriber group associated with the base station. If the mobile station is not a member of the closed subscriber group associated with the base station, the base station redirects the mobile station... Agent: Zte Corporation Zte Plaza

20120322417 - Systems and methods for audio reminder messages: Systems and methods use mobile telephones as input devices for recording audio messages on a server. A user inputs a first feature code into the mobile telephone and the feature code is sent to a mobile switching center (MSC). The MSC maps the feature code to a server and forwards... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p. Via Transfer From Bellsouth Intellectual Property Corporation

20120322420 - Remote messaging for mobile communication device and accessory: Message notifications to an accessory from a mobile communication device are provided according to some embodiments of the invention. When a message such as a text message, email, and/or voicemail is received at a mobile communication device, the mobile communication device can notify an attached accessory that a message has... Agent:

20120322419 - System and method for projecting information from a wireless device: A system and method for projecting information from a wireless device. User preferences are received for projecting the information. An available projector is determined from a number of projectors. The information regarding the event is automatically projected from the available projector onto a surface in response to detecting the event... Agent: Embarq Holdings Company, LLC

20120322418 - Wireless chat automatic status signaling: A technique and apparatus to provide status tracking of presence and/or location of wireless devices to requesting entities inside and/or outside a particular wireless system. Presence and/or location information is provided to entities outside a particular servicing wireless network via mechanisms of call processing components of a mobile network and... Agent:

20120322421 - System and method for permitting recordation of voice transmissions among group members of a communication group of wireless communication devices: The disclosure is directed to recording voice data transmissions between mobile communication devices. An embodiment of the disclosure receives, at a first mobile communication device, an indication that a subsequent voice transmission segment may or may not be recorded by at least one other mobile communication device, and transmits, from... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120322425 - Communication system, communication terminal, server, communication method and program: Disclosed is a communication system having two or more communication terminals. The communication system has: an attitude state detecting means which detects the attitude state of each of the communication terminals; a relationship calculating means which calculates the attitude state relationship between the communication terminals, on the basis of the... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120322423 - Hands-free device for mobile-phone handset and phone book registration method: A hands-free device for a mobile-phone handset includes: a read unit that detects connection of a mobile-phone handset and reads identifying information of the mobile-phone handset connected; a phone book creation unit that creates a phone book for each piece of the identifying information; and a change unit that changes... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd.

20120322427 - Integrated dialing: Call initiation on a device with potential for a large number of stored telephone numbers is simplified through the use of an integrated field for entry of an ambiguous filter string. As it is not clear, a priori, whether the user is manually specifying, in the integrated field, a telephone... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120322424 - Method and system for exchanging calling and called roles of communication terminals: A method for exchanging calling and called roles of communication terminals is disclosed. The method includes: a virtual calling party initiating a service request, and sending service request information to a virtual called party; the virtual called party matching a characteristic field carried in received service request information with data... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120322426 - Method, system and base station for implementing compatibility between mobile call waiting and cluster call waiting: A method, system and base station are disclosed for implementing compatibility between mobile call waiting and cluster call waiting. The method includes: when a first calling terminal initiates a first call, the base station receiving access information transmitted by a called terminal of the first call, and making a request... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120322429 - Methods and apparatus for anonymous user identification and content personalization in wireless communication: Methods and apparatus for providing personalized content to a user of a wireless network include establishing an anonymous user identifier and delivering the user identifier to a content provider. Based on the user identifier, communication with a predetermined data source is established or predetermined data content is selected. In some... Agent:

20120322428 - Network of tags: Systems and methods are disclosed for communicating product or service information to a potential purchaser. An embodiment of the method scans to obtain a product or service code that provides the product or service information of the product or service, using a smartphone of a first user; combines the product... Agent: Motedata Inc.

20120322422 - Systems and methods for digital forensic triage: In one embodiment, a method for forensic triage may include coupling, communicatively, a computer and a mobile device. The computer can be booted with machine readable instructions stored on the one or more mobile memory modules of the mobile device. A search data set can be received with one or... Agent: Aces And Eights Corporation

20120322430 - Single button mobile telephone using server-based call routing: A user may carry a wearable device and may push a button on the wearable device to initiate a voice call. A computing system receives the request to initiate a voice call and may analyze datasets provided by the wearable device. The computing system may dynamically route voice calls to... Agent: Bluelibris

20120322431 - Apparatus and method for replacing a battery in a portable terminal: An apparatus and method for replacing a battery in a portable terminal are provided, in which there are a main battery and an auxiliary battery, a cover removal sensor senses the removal of a battery cover, and a controller switches from the main battery to the auxiliary battery for supplying... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120322432 - Feature based management: The present invention relates to feature based management in which a request to activate or deactivate a service in a telecommunication network. The at least one prerequisite features necessary to activate or deactivate the requested service are identified and it is determined if each of the at least one prerequisite... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120322434 - Kit for an audiovisual device of a vehicle: The invention relates to a kit for an audiovisual device of a vehicle, including a car radio module without a front surface, for installation in a recess of the dashboard, in interaction with an electrical power supply, a radio antenna, and at least one electroacoustic transducer, said car radio module... Agent: Psb Investissement

20120322435 - Method and system for communication between a plurality of femtocells to mitigate interference between the femtocells: Aspects of a method and system for communication between a plurality of femtocells to mitigate interference between the femtocells are provided. In this regard, a first of a plurality of femtocells in a network may receive interference information from one or more other femtocells, one or more base stations, and/or... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120322433 - Mobile router with valet mode: A mobile router comprises: a valet mode program to provide valet mode functionality in a vehicle in which the mobile router is disposed; a processor operable to execute the valet mode program; a predetermined distance limit; and a predetermined speed limit. The mobile router responds to externally generated commands from... Agent:

20120322436 - Communication system, control apparatus and base station apparatus: A communication system 101 according to the present invention including a base station apparatus 103 and a neighboring base station apparatus 105 adjacent to the base station apparatus includes a transmission power control unit 107, when an identification number of the base station apparatus 103 is changed, configured to instruct... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120322437 - Method and femtocell base station for supporting wireless connectivity of a mobile station to a cellular network: A method for supporting wireless connectivity of a mobile station to a cellular network, wherein the mobile station is located within the coverage area of a femtocell base station of which it is a non-CSG mobile station, and wherein the mobile station experiences interference which it indicates to the femtocell... Agent: Nec Europe Ltd.

20120322438 - Method of and an operating support system for providing performance management in a mobile telecommunications system: A method of and an Operating Support System, OSS, system (20) for Performance Management, PM, of a mobile telecommunications system (1) comprising a plurality of nodes (6) and radio access units (5) servicing a plurality of cells (15) generating a plurality of operational events data (13) and counter values (14)... Agent:

20120322440 - Measurement apparatus and method for the communication of an idle mode device having low mobility in a mobile communication system: The present invention defines an efficient measurement method for idle mode M2M/MTC device with low/no mobility in a mobile communication system. An example of the mobile communication system to which the present invention is application is 3GPP UMTS mobile communication system and 3GPP LTE/LTE-A mobile communication system as the next... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120322439 - System and method for enhanced diagnostics on mobile communication devices: A system and method may comprise providing to a device user in response to one of a user request for troubleshooting assistance and a mobile telecommunications user device monitoring software conclusion that a problem exists, a diagnostic application specific to the mobile telecommunication user device of the device user; receiving... Agent: Future Dial Inc.

20120322442 - System for switching over a voice call: A telephone adapted to switch a voice call from an Instant Messaging (IM) based voice network to a cellular voice network.... Agent: Tp Lab Inc.

20120322441 - Vehicular communication apparatus and vehicular communication system: A vehicular communication apparatus communicably connected to a portable communication terminal, includes: an information acquisition device that acquires facility information about a facility from the portable communication terminal; an information storage device that controls a storage to store the facility information in association with the portable communication terminal; and an... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120322443 - Airborne onboard base transceiver station for mobile communication: The invention refers to a base station (BTS) and a method for a BTS, for a cellular communication system comprising a user equipment (UE) onboard an aircraft, when at a predetermined altitude, and a terrestrial network. The invention is characterised in that the BTS is arranged to be an airborne... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120322444 - Terrestrial based high speed data communications mesh network: A network for providing high speed data communications may include multiple terrestrial transmission stations that are located within overlapping communications range and a mobile receiver station. The terrestrial transmission stations provide a continuous and uninterrupted high speed data communications link with the mobile receiver station employing a wireless radio access... Agent: Smartsky Networks, LLC

20120322451 - Apparatus, method, and tangible machine-readable medium thereof for callback handover procedure in a femto-network: An apparatus, a signaling method, and a tangible machine-readable medium thereof for callback handover procedure in a femto-network are provided, wherein the femto-network comprising a plurality of femto base stations. The apparatus comprises a storage module, a receiving module, a transmission module, and a determination module. The storage module is... Agent: Broadband Wireless Technology Corp.

20120322450 - Communicatively coupling wlan and femtocell networks utilizing a femtocell-to-wlan network bridge and controller: Aspects of a method and system for communicatively coupling WLAN and femtocell networks utilizing a FC-to-WLAN network bridge and controller are provided. In this regard, data communicated via one or more femtocells and one or more WLAN access points may be managed via a FC-to-WLAN network bridge and controller communicatively... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120322445 - Method and apparatus for reducing consumption of transmission power in base station by adjusting transmission interval of control signal: A method for reducing the consumption of the transmission power in the base station by adjusting the transmission interval between the control signals comprises the steps of: changing the interval between the control signals transmitted from the base station from a first interval to a second interval and transmitting the... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120322447 - Methods and apparatus for inter-rat cell reselection: Certain aspects of the disclosure relate generally to search of radio access technologies (RAT). For example, certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a technique for facilitating higher priority radio access technology (RAT) search and cell reselection in areas having a plurality of overlapping RATs, such as GSM and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120322446 - Methods and apparatus for radio access technology search: Certain aspects of the disclosure relate generally to search of radio access technologies (RAT). For example, certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a technique for performing higher priority radio access technology (RAT) searches in areas having a plurality of overlapping RATs, such as Global System for Mobile communications... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120322448 - Rfsp selective camping: A user equipment (UE) is provided that includes one or more processors configured to perform one of an attach procedure, Routing Area Update (RAU), or Tracking Area Update (TAU), and then cause the UE to provide an indication to a network, wherein the indication indicates whether the UE has determined... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120322449 - Wireless communication network system, wireless communication apparatus, mobile terminal, connection-target switch determining method, and connection-target change determining method: A wireless communication network system includes: a mobile terminal that transmits a switching request for requesting to switch a connection target from a currently connected first wireless communication apparatus to a second wireless communication apparatus mounted on a mobile body; and a wireless communication apparatus that determines permission or prohibition... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120322452 - Handover control: A method of identifying femto base station handover targets for user equipment in a wireless telecommunications network, a femto gateway operable to execute that method and a computer program product. The method comprises the steps of: receiving an indication of user equipment entry into a geographical area served by a... Agent:

20120322456 - Method for identifying area, wireless base station, mobile terminal, and wireless communication system: A method including collecting position information indicating a position of an area to which a wireless communication service is not provided, transmitting the position information from the mobile terminal to a wireless base station using a random access procedure for setting up a communication channel between the wireless base station... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120322453 - Mobile guided uplink interference management: Systems and methods can be implemented on a user device and eNBs to manage uplink interference. A user device associated with a serving base station may detect downlink interference from one or more interfering base stations that are different from the serving base station. The user device that detects downlink... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120322455 - Mobile station apparatus, base station apparatus, wireless communications system, communications control method, communications control program, and processor: An ASN coding unit of a mobile station apparatus generates mobile station component carrier capability information including information that defines a component carrier that supported by communication with a base station apparatus. A transceiver device transmits, to the base station apparatus, mobile station component carrier capability information. A control unit... Agent:

20120322454 - Resource management framework for distributed ofdma femtocell networks: Systems and methods for resource management in distributed femtocell networks include categorizing a clients into a first category that includes interference-insensitive clients and a second category that includes interference-sensitive clients and sub-categorizing the clients in the second category into a low-sensitivity sub-category and a high-sensitivity sub-category. A desired local reuse... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

20120322457 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data in wireless communication system: A method of transmitting data in a wireless communication system is provided. A machine-to-machine (M2M) device transmits a first ranging request message including a M2M short message service (SMS) request indicating that the M2M device has a M2M SMS to transmit, and receives a first ranging response message including a... Agent:

20120322461 - Connection control device establishing connection between portable type mobile terminal and information processing device by wireless communication: A connection control device acquires information on a position in which a user performs manipulation input to information processing device and information on a travel distance of a portable type mobile terminal. The connection control device compares the acquired pieces of information to determine whether the manipulation input performed by... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120322458 - Depersonalizing location traces: Positional information is provided while minimizing the possibility that personally identifiable information can be derived therefrom. Positional information is received in the form of trails that can be aggregated. Individual cells of a grid reflect a quantity of aggregated trails through those cells, an average intensity and direction of movement... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120322462 - Method for providing a valet mode in a vehicle: A method for providing a valet mode for a vehicle comprises: providing a mobile router in the vehicle; operating the mobile router to substantially continuously determine the current location of the vehicle; providing a valet application program to a wireless device; utilizing the valet application program to program the wireless... Agent:

20120322459 - Mobile communication device maintaining lifetrails in a battery efficient manner: A method is used to develop and maintain a user's lifetrail, which is a historical record specifying the location of the user while in possession of a mobile communication device. A mobile device determines its current location by extracting a beacon ID from a signal source and transmitting it to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120322460 - Real-time location estimation of a mobile station in a wireless communication system: An apparatus and method is provided for real-time location estimation of a mobile station (MS) on a map of roads using non-Global Positioning Satellite location data (300) of the MS and includes a step of determining (302) a mobility of the MS. A next step (306) includes identifying a region... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20120322463 - Vehicle with valet mode: A vehicle comprises: a valet mode program to provide valet mode functionality for the vehicle, a processor operable to execute the valet mode program, a predetermined distance limit, and a predetermined speed limit. The vehicle responds to externally generated commands from a predetermined source to activate or deactivate the valet... Agent:

20120322464 - Terminal with virtual space interface and method of controlling virtual space interface: Embodiments of the present invention provide a computer-implemented method for providing a mobile user interface on a mobile computing device. Specifically, among other things, embodiments of the present invention provide a computer-implemented infrastructure comprising: determining a virtual space; generating a display of at least a first portion of the virtual... Agent:

20120322465 - Location-based network detection: A mobile device establishes communication with a number of wireless cellular networks at particular locations and records the locations and network information associated with the wireless cellular networks. The network information can be used to narrow a search for an available wireless cellular network from a plurality of potentially available... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120322466 - Out-of-band paging with group identifier to reduce mobile detection latency: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are described for using an out-of-band (OOB) radio integrated with the femtocell to implement various novel proximity detection techniques. Proximity detection of access terminals (ATs) in the femtocell's access control list (ACL) can be desirable to support femto connectivity and service provision, for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120322467 - Wireless communication system, transmitter, receiving apparatus, and notification information transmission-reception method: A receiving apparatus includes a storing unit that stores therein notification information transmitted from a base station, a receiving unit that receives, from among the notification information transmitted by the base station, revision history of change information related to the notification information, and an updating unit that updates the notification... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120322470 - Generic business notifications for mobile devices: The present disclosure involves systems and computer-implemented methods for providing generic push notifications to mobile devices. One process includes monitoring at least one business process for an occurrence of a triggering event. In response to the occurrence of the triggering event, at least one parameter associated with the particular triggering... Agent: Sap Ag

20120322468 - Interface between restful web services and packet-switched networks for text messaging: Systems and methods are disclosed for interfacing RESTful web applications with packet-switched networks for text messaging. One embodiment comprises a system that handles a Mobile Terminated (MT) text message from a web application to a packet-switched network. The system receives a RESTful send operation for sending the MT text message... Agent:

20120322469 - Interface between web applications for text messaging and packet-switched networks: Systems and methods are disclosed for interfacing SMS/MMS web applications with packet-switched networks. One embodiment comprises a system that handles a Mobile Terminated (MT) text message from a web application to a packet-switched network. The system receives a send command for the MT text message from the web application. The... Agent:

20120322471 - Mobile phone and method for processing short message: The disclosure provides a mobile phone for processing short message and a short message processing method adapted for the mobile phone. The method includes steps: receiving a short message, the short message includes a sender and content, evaluating whether a sender of the received short message is a contact from... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120322472 - Multimedia message delivery platform: A multimedia message delivery platform provides multimedia content to one or more users coupled in communication with the platform. The platform receives and stores the multimedia content, and communicates the multimedia content to the users. The users include wireless communication devices. The platform sends one or more notification messages to... Agent: Basck Limited

20120322473 - Systems and method for automating a response from a mobile station: Mobile stations, methods, functionality, and articles of manufactures enable mobile stations to automatically respond to a messaging service message. An application is stored and executed on a mobile station. The application provides functionality to determine response message content for use by the application, receive a mobile messaging service message, and... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

20120322474 - Apparatus and method for communication: Apparatus and method for communication are provided. The solution includes acquiring registration information on networks of more than one radio access technologies; selecting a radio access technology; and selecting on the basis of the selected radio access technology the network registration information to use when performing network selection.... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation

20120322475 - Method and apparatus for interworking in an inter-technology network: Various embodiments are described to provide more efficient interworking in inter-technology networks. A first network node (121) provides access network service to remote units (101, e.g.) using a first access network technology, while a second network node provides access network service to remote units using a second and different access... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.

20120322477 - Apparatus for transmitting and receiving signal in distributed antenna system: The present invention relates to a method for receiving a signal through a terminal in a distributed antenna system (DAS) comprising the steps of: receiving composition information of a local midamble corresponding to a terminal or a terminal group including the terminal from a base station which belongs to the... Agent:

20120322478 - Method and device for maintaining the performance quality of a communication system in the presence of narrow band interference: A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for measuring power levels of signals provided by a receiver configured to scan radio frequency signals over a wide frequency band, calculating an average power level from at least a portion of the measured power... Agent: Isco International, LLC

20120322476 - Wireless communication system, coexistence manager installed in said system, and method for wireless communication: Disclosed is a wireless communication system capable of avoiding interference even when a network including a secondary user coexists. The wireless communication system includes a primary user belonging to a first network, a first secondary user belonging to a second network, and a coexistence manager (CM). The coexistence manager (CM)... Agent: National Institute Of Information And Communications Technology

20120322480 - Cellular network traffic offload via local wireless connectivity: A network device receives, from a first mobile communication device via a cellular network, a message to attempt initiate the set-up of data transfer via a local wireless connectivity method. The network device determines a proximity within the cellular network of the first mobile communication device with respect to a... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120322479 - Communication link monitoring and failure handling in a network controlled device-to-device connection: A method and apparatus are provided to facilitate the selection of a monitoring device for a communication link in device-to-device communications, such as non-cellular communications or cellular communications in a licensed exempt band. A method and apparatus determine the reception resources available for use by a first telecommunications device, and... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation

20120322481 - Band steering: A method for band steering includes, with a wireless access point, refraining from responding to a probe request from a client device on a first frequency band until a first period of time has elapsed if said client device is capable of communication on a second frequency band. The method... Agent:

20120322485 - Cell management method and a corresponding controller thereof in a radio communications network: A method of managing a cell of a radio telecommunication network, the cell including a site controller to control, via a packet network, a plurality of transmitters distributed over different sites of the cell such that the transmitters of the different sites transmitting over a same frequency band form a... Agent: Cassidian Sas

20120322482 - Connection control apparatus and method for mobile communication system: An apparatus and method for a base station to control a state of a mobile station based on a traffic condition of the mobile station are provided. The terminal operation control method includes controlling a terminal having ongoing traffic while the terminal is in an awake state, determining whether a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120322484 - Controlling communication devices: A method and control apparatus for a wireless communication system is disclosed for providing grouping of sets of paired communication devices into groups of paired communication devices at least in part based on information about other paired communication devices. The information is determined based on detection by at least one... Agent:

20120322483 - Method and apparatus for allocating resource of common control channel with dedicated reference signal: A method for allocating resources of a common control channel includes determining a carrier type, allocating, when the carrier is backward compatible, resources for a Physical Control Format Indicator CHannel (PCFICH), and allocating resources for a common control channel with a dedicated reference signal based on a Physical Resource Block... Agent: Samsung Eltectronics Co., Ltd.

20120322487 - Spectrum allocation system and method: Spectrum asset class determination is dynamically assessed so that a radio device may use a more preferred one of licensed spectrum or unlicensed spectrum for the specific wireless communications application of the radio device. Licensed spectrum, in addition to unlicensed spectrum, may be made available to preferred radio devices by... Agent: Spectrum Bridge, Inc.

20120322486 - Wireless communication system, base station apparatus, communication apparatus, and communication control program: A CA decision part selects a component carrier to be used for communication with a terminal apparatus from component carriers used for communication by a plurality of base station apparatuses. A CA set notification part notifies a sub-base station apparatus of carrier aggregation information indicating the component carrier selected by... Agent:

20120322488 - Method and network node in a wireless communication system: Network node (120) and method in the network node (120) for allocating a radio resource in a first radio coverage area (115-1) when establishing a wireless communication with a mobile station (130-1), which radio resource is not assigned exclusively for the first radio coverage area (115-1) but may be shared... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120322489 - Apparatus and method for idle-state signaling reduction control in wireless networks: A network-side Idle-State Signaling Reduction (ISR) control capability is presented. The network-side ISR control capability supports network-side ISR handling under various conditions. The network-side ISR handling may be provided by supporting an ISR status for a User Equipment (UE) on a network node and controlling modification of the ISR status... Agent:

20120322491 - Method for performing deregistration with content retention mode in broadband wireless access system: The present invention relates to a broadband wireless access system, and more specifically, to a deregistration with content retention mode operation procedure initiated by a base station. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the present invention provides a method for, a mobile station, performing a deregistration with content... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120322492 - Method for transceiving a signal, and base station and user equipment for same: The present invention relates to a method for mitigating inter-cell interference in a multi-cell DAS. In one embodiment of the present invention, user equipment estimates an interfering antenna of an adjacent cell on the basis of RS pattern information of the adjacent cell, provided by a base station of a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120322490 - Radio base station and method for selecting frequency band of radio base station: The radio base station connected to a line concentrator via a trunk and configured to communicate with a radio terminal includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire an available frequency band based on a radio communication condition of the peripheral base station prior to start of an operation for a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120322494 - Management of high-speed dedicated physical control channel decoding in soft handover: Methods for management of high-speed dedicated physical control channel decoding in soft handover procedures include various methods that include controlling reverse link transmission power. Different algorithms may be used for controlling transmission power, including algorithms summarized as determining path-loss differences, determining a difference between pilot channel power from HSDPA serving... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120322495 - Method of and apparatus of communication between a mobile station and a base station: A method of and a mobile terminal for transmitting data over an uplink from a mobile terminal to a base station, the data being transmitted over radio bursts, the method comprising and the mobile terminal being suitable for: assessing radio propagation conditions between the mobile terminal and the base station;... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120322496 - Power control for combined dynamically and persistently scheduled pusch in e-utra: A power control scheme for an enhanced Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA) physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) is disclosed. In a first embodiment, when an uplink grant is configured for accumulation commands, the wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) combines the accumulation commands received in both the scheduling... Agent: Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

20120322493 - System and method for uplink power control in a communications system: A system and method for power control in a communications system are provided. A method for controller operations includes determining a power level for a communications device, and adjusting the power level for the communications device to increase a bandwidth utilization of the communications device, where the adjusting is based... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20120322497 - Client side cellular handoff prediction: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for predicting when a signal handoff may occur from a current base station to a neighboring base station for a mobile device. An indication of signal strength between the mobile device and the current base station and an indication of signal strength... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120322499 - Method and system for handover based on radio resource allocation database: The disclosure discloses a method for handover based on a radio resource allocation database. The method includes that the radio resource allocation database is constructed and dynamically maintained; after receiving a handover request from a User Equipment (UE), a Base Station (BS) determines in the database a Radio Access Technology... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120322498 - Wireless communication apparatus for wireless network and computer readable media: A wireless communication apparatus may operate selectively as a master station or as a remote station in a wireless network. When the apparatus operates as the master station, the apparatus may manage one or more remote devices that operate as remote stations. The apparatus continues operating as the master station... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120322500 - Contactless integrated circuit having nfc and uhf operating modes: A contactless integrated circuit includes modulation and demodulation circuits configured to connect to an HF antenna circuit to emit and receive HF signals by inductive coupling in a reader mode, modulation and demodulation circuits configured to connect to a UHF antenna to emit and receive UHF signals by electric coupling... Agent: Inside Secure

20120322501 - Indoor cellular network with position information of a mobile device: The invention relates to a control node (210) of an indoor cellular network allowing to identify a location of a mobile user and allowing to monitor the antennas present in the indoor system. To this end the control node comprises a receiver (217) receiving a measurement list (50) from the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120322502 - Multiband multimode wireless communication apparatus and electronic device having the same: A MultiBand-MultiMode (MBMM) wireless communication apparatus for performing seamless wireless communication by supporting Inter-Radio Access Technology (RAT) handover between communication networks according to different access types is provided. The apparatus includes a first Radio Frequency (RF) unit accessing a first wireless network, a second RF unit accessing a second wireless... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120322504 - Method for selecting optimal radio access technology and communication apparatuses utilizing the same: A communication apparatus is provided. A first subscriber identity card camps on a first cell, which is associated with a first radio access technology (RAT) and belongs to a first wireless network, via a radio transceiver module. A second subscriber identity card camps on a second cell, which is associated... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120322505 - Mobile communications: A method of operating a mobile data processing apparatus comprises executing one or more programs which make use of mobile data access; a wireless interface communicating with a mobile data network, the wireless interface and the mobile data network cooperating to provide wireless data services to the one or more... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120322503 - Removable baseband chipset: A communication device having a removable baseband chipset includes a communication device main body, a socket disposed on the communication device main body, a baseband processing unit configured to temporarily assemble to the socket, and a digital signal processing component that is contained in the baseband processing unit and is... Agent: Tct Mobile International Limited

20120322506 - Small base station apparatus and method of assigning subbands: Provided is a small base station apparatus (HeNB), wherein interference between the HeNB and an MeNB can be inhibited, without any exchange of information between the HeNB and the MeNB. In the HeNB (100), which forms a cell smaller than a cell formed by the MeNB, a pattern generation unit... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120322507 - Display apparatus, mobile communication terminal and display system: A display apparatus capable of executing content of a mobile communication terminal in cooperation with the mobile communication terminal when the display apparatus is communicably connected to the mobile communication terminal is disclosed. The display apparatus comprises: an operation input device for inputting an operation on the content in the... Agent: Desno Corporation

20120322508 - Missed telephone call management for a portable multifunction device: In one aspect of the invention, a computer-implemented method is disclosed for use in conjunction with a portable electronic device with a touch screen display. A list of items comprising missed telephone calls is displayed. Upon detecting user selection of an item in the list, contact information is displayed for... Agent:

20120322509 - Method for generating a video ring tone: A method for generating a video-ring tone for a mobile communication device, comprising the steps of: receiving and processing an incoming call, step (100a); looking up caller information for providing video ring tone information associated with a caller, step (100b); inputting the video ring tone information associated with a caller... Agent:

20120322510 - Methods, devices, and computer program products for providing ambient noise sensitive alerting: Methods, devices, and computer program products for providing ambient noise sensitive alerting. The methods comprise receiving ambient noise, converting the ambient noise to an electrical signal, detecting a parameter of the electrical signal which is indicative of ambient noise, sensing an incoming call or message, and controlling the volume of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p. Via Transfer From Bellsouth Intellectual Property Corporation

20120322511 - De-noising method for multi-microphone audio equipment, in particular for a \"hands-free\" telephony system: t

20120322512 - Mobile phone for controlling diversity: A mobile phone to transmit and receive a radio frequency signal through a first antenna and a second antenna in a radio communication system includes a first radio frequency signal receiving unit to convert the radio frequency signal received through the first antenna into a baseband signal to be transmitted... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120322513 - Interface and communication protocol for a mobile device with a smart battery: Various embodiments are described herein for a mobile communication device that utilizes a smart battery. The mobile device includes a main processor for controlling the operation of the mobile communication device. The smart battery is coupled to the main processor and provides supply power. The smart battery includes a battery... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120322514 - Connectivity device and method of providing same: In some embodiments, a connectivity device is configured to provide electrical power to a first electrical device and facilitate communications between the first electrical device and at least one second electrical device. The connectivity device further is configured to couple to a cigarette lighter and an external electrical power source.... Agent: Belkin International, Inc.

20120322515 - Apparatus and method to indicate power saving mode of a network element: A method of controlling the mode of a user equipment includes forwarding a message from the network element to the network indicating a request to move to a power saving mode/state; and moving the user equipment to a power saving state/mode. The method may including deciding at the network which... Agent:

20120322516 - Waterproof structure, waterproofing method, and electronic device using the structure and method: Provided is a waterproof structure including: a first casing component member 107; a second casing component member 110 that is fitted to the first casing component member 107 and constitutes a casing; an annular groove portion 71 formed in the first casing component member 107; and an annular seal member... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120322517 - resilient material providing shock absorption, objects to which such a resilient material is applied, methods of forming such a resilient material, and a method of distributing objects to which such a resilient material is applied: In some embodiments, a mobile device accessory has a mobile device cover defining a mobile device receiving region, and a resilient material on the mobile device cover. The resilient material defines a plurality of peaks extending generally away from the mobile device receiving region. The plurality of peaks increase the... Agent:

20120322518 - Protective case of mobile terminal: A protective case of a mobile includes: a main body having a size and shape adapted to receive a mobile terminal; a first connecting unit provided at a side of the main body; a cover connected to the main body by the first connecting unit and pivotable to a front... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

  
12/13/2012 > 125 patent applications in 61 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120315839 - Analyzing audiences at public venues: A method for monitoring an audience, includes receiving transmissions over the air, in accordance with a standard communication protocol, from one or more wireless communication devices (24) belonging to members (26) of the audience at a location. The transmissions are analyzed in order to derive a characteristic of the audience.... Agent: Meterlive Ltd.

20120315840 - Device and method for inter-cell interference coordination in relay-assistant cellular network: The invention provides a device and method for inter-cell interference coordination (ICIC) in a relay-assistant cellular network, comprising: determining, with respect to a sector, whether the sector is relay overloaded or neighboring sectors of the sector are relay overloaded according to load information of the neighboring sectors of the sector;... Agent:

20120315841 - Base station aided mobile-relay candidate pre-selection and pre-deployment: In one exemplary embodiment a network node (such as a base station BS) determines that a plurality of user equipments UEs are available for use as mobile relays MRs, and selects a subset of the plurality of UEs and configures the subset of the plurality of UEs as MRs. In... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120315847 - Capacitive coupling based proximity sensor: A capacitive coupling based proximity sensor is disclosed. In some embodiments, a sensor embedded in a mobile device comprises a transmitter configured to transmit a transmit signal and a receiver configured to receive a receive signal via capacitive coupling between the receiver and the transmitter as well as a circuit... Agent: Silego Technology, Inc.

20120315849 - Communication partner appliance with automatic send mode activation: A communication partner appliance is implemented within a near field communication system. The communication partner appliance includes a receiver, a detector, and a processor. The receiver receives a NFC command signal from another communication partner appliance. The detector detects whether a carrier signal from the other communication partner appliance is... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120315843 - Communications device for intelligently routing information among multiple user interfaces: A near field communications (NFC) device is disclosed that intelligently routes NFC data from a NFC device between multiple user interfaces based upon a power level of its internal batteries. The communications device utilizes a communications device user interface to send and/or receive the NFC data from the NFC device... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120315845 - Communications system providing enhanced mobile device holder detection based upon nfc communication and related methods: A communications system may include a first mobile device holder and a first trigger device associated therewith, a second mobile device holder different than the first mobile device holder and a second trigger device associated with the second mobile device holder, and a first NFC device associated with the first... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120315846 - Method and system for proximity-based content sharing: A system includes a combined NFC and Bluetooth interface that can interact with one or more other devices that also include the combined NFC and Bluetooth interface. A processor in the device executes an application that includes a thin client and a security wrapper. The thin client can package content... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20120315848 - Processing near field communications between active/passive devices and a control system: Disclosed are example near field communication (NFC) devices and methods of operation configured to provide a user with easy access to operating a control system. One example method of operation may include accessing an application on a mobile device and identifying a user information parameter. The method may also provide... Agent:

20120315844 - Touching an antenna of a near field communications (nfc) device to control its operation: A near field communications (NFC) device is disclosed that interacts with other NFC devices to exchange information and/or the data. An operator may touch, or be sufficiently proximate to, an antenna module of the NFC device to operate and/or control the NFC device. The antenna module includes antenna components that... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120315842 - Wireless telemetry auto tuning for torque measurement system: A torque measurement system that includes a rotor device and a stator device can perform automatic tuning to improve the initial tuning performed during design and assembly. The stator device can include a variable capacitive element and a micro-controller configured to adjust a capacitance value of the variable capacitive element.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20120315853 - Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting a configurable parameter of a discovery protocol during discovery of devices in a wireless network: A method and apparatus for performing a discovery of one or more wireless devices. The method includes initiating, at a first wireless device, a discovery protocol having a configurable parameter, the discovery protocol being associated with discovery of one or more second wireless devices; determining a number of second wireless... Agent:

20120315851 - Method and apparatus for switching antenna in portable terminal: A method and apparatus of switching an antenna in a portable terminal having a plurality of antennas, a plurality of communication modules, and a switch unit for switching a wireless path are provided. The method includes determining whether a received signal strength of at least one communication module is reduced... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120315850 - Systems and methods using intrabody transmission for controlling personal communications: A system and method for controlling personal communications. The system includes a transmitter configured to emit a transmitted signal suitable for intrabody transmission, and a receiver configured to determine if a received signal exhibits a characteristic that corresponds to a received signal that would arise from the transmitted signal being... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120315852 - Zero client device with integrated bluetooth capability: System and method for zero client communications. A zero client device includes a housing, and in the housing, a transcoding processing unit (transcoder) and a communications processing unit coupled to the transcoder. The transcoder is configured to receive input data from human interface device(s), encode the input data, and provide... Agent:

20120315854 - Mobile device with antenna system: A mobile device includes a main body and a headset. The main body includes a microprocessor, a radio frequency unit, a base-band unit connected between the microprocessor and the radio frequency unit, and a headset interface connected to the microprocessor by an audio signal line and connected to the radio... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20120315858 - Dynamic cell bonding (dcb) for radio-over-fiber (rof)-based networks and communication systems and related methods: Communication devices, systems, and methods for dynamic cell bonding (DCB) for networks and communication systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of operating a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes determining a first plurality of remote units in a cloud bonded to a communication session, measuring a... Agent:

20120315856 - Terminal and method for communicating in response to contact: A terminal to convert data based on contact includes a receiver condition storage to store condition information for selecting or converting original stored data to be transmitted to a terminal of a second user, a contact sensor to sense contact between the first user and the second user; and a... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120315857 - Wireless communication method and apparatus: A wireless communication method and apparatus that produce only a small amount of transmission delay even when carrier sensing is performed. Intensity indication data indicating the radio wave intensity of a received wireless signal is generated. The intensity indication data is intermittently captured and retained. An average of the retained... Agent: Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20120315860 - Assessing interference environment for wireless communication devices: Disclosed is a device and method to automate the process of measuring RF noise, correlating measured noise with known sources, and making adjustments to the noise-measuring and reporting process. A wireless communication device is coupled to equipment at a fixed location, and transmits data about the operation of the equipment... Agent:

20120315859 - Method and user equipment for measuring interference, and method and base station for receiving interference information: A method and apparatus for providing information indicating radio resources for multi-cell interference measurement at a BS so that a UE can more accurately measure interference are disclosed.... Agent:

20120315855 - System and method of implementing a cognitive radio device with enhanced spectrum sensing: A cognitive radio band device uses information gleaned from a database inquiry based on geo-location information in combination with spectrum sensing to determine if cognitive radio channels are available for unlicensed use.... Agent:

20120315861 - Radio frequency circuit and signal transmission method: A radio frequency circuit and a signal transmission method are provided. The radio frequency circuit comprises a primary antenna, a secondary antenna and a radio frequency integrated circuit. The primary antenna is electrically coupled to the radio frequency integrated circuit to transmit and receive at least one transmission/reception signal. The... Agent: Htc Corporation

20120315862 - Sensing wireless terminal: A sensing wireless terminal may include a sensor unit having at least two sensing modes, a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly transmit sensing data corresponding to a signal sensed by the sensor unit to another terminal, the wireless communication unit receiving control data transmitted from the other terminal, and... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120315863 - Wireless communication terminal: A wireless communication terminal may include a power supply unit that supplies direct current (DC) power, a wireless communication antenna, a wireless communication module that transmits communication data to an external terminal through the wireless communication antenna, an activation signal output unit that converts an electromagnetic wave received through the... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120315864 - Wireless adapter for media player system: A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other media devices. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a wireless media player system that includes a hand held media player... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120315865 - Microwave transmission method, apparatus, and system using ccdp and xpic: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a microwave transmission method, apparatus, and system using CCDP and XPIC, and relate to the field of mobile communication technologies. The microwave transmission method includes: sending two channels of service that are corresponding to the same frequency and have different polarization directions, where the... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120315866 - Oscillators having arbitrary frequencies and related systems and methods: Systems and methods for operating with oscillators configured to produce an oscillating signal having an arbitrary frequency are described. The frequency of the oscillating signal may be shifted to remove its arbitrary nature by application of multiple tuning signals or values to the oscillator. Alternatively, the arbitrary frequency may be... Agent: Sand 9, Inc.

20120315867 - Interactive multi-channel communication system: An interactive system, centered around a web application, securely hosted on one or more secured servers and connected to the internet, designed to facilitate and expedite critical communications among a group or groups of individuals. The web application maintains the capacity to send automated text messages to an individual's mobile... Agent:

20120315868 - Queue management: Disclosed are methods and devices for queue management that allow a person waiting in the queue to choose to receive at least one warning communication, for example on a wireless communication device such as a cellular telephone. In some embodiments, the person agrees to “buy” the warnings and concomitant free... Agent:

20120315869 - Method for obtaining location information for emergency services in wireless multimedia networks: A method and apparatus for obtaining end-user location information for emergency services within a multimedia network is presented. The multimedia network may include a network implementing the Session Initiation Protocol, H.323, etc. In one embodiment, a Location Application Server (LAS) in the multimedia network and an interface between the LAS... Agent:

20120315870 - Mobile communication system, network device and mobile communication method: A mobile communication system 100 has a specific cell configured to use a user line. The mobile communication system 100 includes a line determination unit 22 configured to determine whether or not a communication call uses the user line, by using a line identifier configured to identify a user installed... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120315871 - Mobile call management system: The invention provides a method and a system for analyzing mobile telephony connectivity transaction information by the use of a code appended to a transaction.... Agent:

20120315872 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable-mediums for managing rollover usage units of communication services: A rollover management system (RMS) receives and stores rollover data that includes subscriber identification and a balance of the rollover usage units that may be “rolled-over” to offset overage units used by a subscriber in excess of package plan usage units in a subsequent billing cycle. In response to receiving... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

20120315877 - Gps pathfinder cell phone and method: A device and system for use before and after a disaster which incorporate a “Whole Community” response is illustrated. The system can be readily customized for use in other markets and scenarios and easily adapted into uses by emergency management. The device incorporates a GPS radio and/or cell phones with,... Agent: Pathfinder International LLC

20120315876 - Location, time, and context-based deferred notifications on a mobile device: A method and system for a first user to provide a future notification (referred to as a deferred notification) on second user's mobile device based on the second user's location are disclosed.... Agent:

20120315873 - Lock code recovery system: A lock code recovery system for selectively sending a lock code to a proximate personal electronic device is provided. A recognizable code is associated with the proximate personal electronic device. The lock code recovery system includes a user input device for receiving feedback and a control module. The control module... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120315878 - Method and system for realizing integrity protection: The disclosure provides a method and system for realizing integrity protection. The method includes: a radio connection is reestablished between a base station and a terminal, and the base station notifies the terminal of integrity protection configuration information included in a first Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection reconfiguration signaling after... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120315874 - Method, mobile management unit and gateway for restricting mtc device to access and communicate: A method, a mobility management unit and a gateway unit for restricting access and communication of a machine type communication (MTC) device are provided by the present invention. The method includes: a mobility management unit judging whether an access request or a service request of the MTC device is currently... Agent:

20120315875 - Sim information based sim validation: The present invention relates to a method for operating a RF communication device, a RF communication device (400), a method for operating an authentication server of a network entity and to corresponding computer programs. All aspects of the present invention take into account that a continuous operation of a RF... Agent: Cinterion Wireless Modules Gmbh

20120315880 - Dynamic context-based auto-response generation: A portable communication device holds an incoming call for a user when the user is temporarily unavailable to pick up the call. In response to an incoming call signal and an indication to hold the call, the portable communication device can answer the call and play back a pre-recorded message... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120315879 - Intelligent presence notification service: Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method performed by a messaging server in a wireless network, the method including: establishing a messaging connection with an intelligent presence server; establishing a messaging connection with a user equipment; receiving a message from the intelligent presence server; and pushing the message to the... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.

20120315881 - Automated notation techniques implemented via mobile devices and/or computer networks: Various aspects disclosed herein are directed to different types of automated personal assistant techniques for facilitating call event notation, tagging, calendaring, etc., particularly those implemented on mobile communication devices. Users of mobile devices are provided with a relatively easy way to record and organize personal notes relating to one or... Agent: Mercury Mobile, LLC

20120315882 - Mobile communication terminal and operation method thereof: A mobile communication terminal and an operation method may be provided. This may include connecting to a first communication network, and executing an adaptive application that allows the mobile terminal to display either a first user interface screen or a second user interface screen depending on the connected communication network.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120315883 - System, apparatus and methods for storing links to media files in network storage: A network includes user information comprising terminal capabilities and readiness information for a terminal device. A network element receives the terminal capabilities and readiness information from the terminal device and communicates the terminal capabilities and readiness information such that it is received and stored. The information is accessed to set... Agent:

20120315884 - Mobile device access of location specific images from a remote database: Methods, systems, and devices are described for identifying images to a user. Mobile devices are used to provide position information that may be used to identify a set of images associated with the position information. The position information may include location, ordinal direction, and orientation information of the mobile device,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120315885 - Mobile communication terminal, network-side device, mobile communication system, program and method of changing operation period of mobile communication system: When it is determined that a terminal is present in a femtocell, a request signal for requesting a network-side device to change a cycle of a cyclic operation is transmitted from the terminal to the network-side device, via a communication path that includes the femtocell. In response to the request... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120315886 - Method and communication device for assisting mobile data offloading and mobile device: A method and communication device for assisting mobile data offloading and a mobile device are provided. An embodiment provides a method for assisting mobile data offloading. The method includes the following steps. In a mobile communication mode, a mobile communication signal is received by an auxiliary communication device for accordingly... Agent: Sercomm Corporation

20120315887 - Communication terminal: A communication terminal includes: a touch panel, which receives a contact operation and outputs position information representing the contact position, and which includes a first operation area configured to receive a position designating operation and a second operation area configured to receive a response operation to respond to an event... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120315888 - Method for remotely controlling a device by means of a fixed transceiver station, device, use of a fixed transceiver station and program: A method for remotely controlling a device by a fixed transceiver station in a radio cell of a cellular mobile telecommunications network, the cellular mobile telecommunications network being at least one of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network or a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN),... Agent: Deutsche Telekom Ag

20120315891 - Base station, communication system and communication method: Provided is a base station including a plurality of branches that perform CoMP transmission with another base station, a multiplying unit that multiplies a transmission signal from each of the plurality of branches by a calibration coefficient of each of the plurality of branches, wherein the calibration coefficient is a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120315889 - Dynamic binding of service on bearer: Methods that facilitate automatic selection of service bearers in a mobile based on user-initiated policies and service-provider-initiated policies set forth in a policy document are described herein. The mobile device initially receives a policy document from either the mobile device manufacturer or the service provider before the mobile device is... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20120315890 - Methods and apparatus to perform measurements: Methods and apparatus to perform measurements are disclosed. An example method disclosed herein for a user equipment (UE) comprises receiving configuration information from a network, the configuration information to configure the UE to perform logging of measurements in an idle mode, wherein the configuration information includes a duration, and storing... Agent:

20120315892 - Distributed interference management: A method of interference management in a wireless network includes determining a level of interference within a wireless receiver and transmitting a signal indicative of excessive interference. Within a wireless transmitter, a beam forming vector or a sub-set of transmitter antenna is randomly selected from a set of transmitter antenna... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120315893 - Intelligent network management of subscriber-related events: Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: receiving, at the network node, an indication of an event from a network monitor, the event associated with a subscriber; identifying, based on the event, an applicable rule of a plurality of... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.

20120315895 - Method for identifying missing neighbors and for updating current neighbors in wireless networks: A method for identifying a missing neighbor in a wireless network includes receiving a report about two or more pilot signals measured by a mobile station; determining that one or more of the reported pilot signals is a missing neighbor not comprised in a current neighbor list of the mobile... Agent:

20120315894 - System and method for reducing desensitization of a base station transceiver for mobile wireless repeater systems: A repeater system including bi-directional amplifier circuitry that is configured for repeating signals between at least one device and a first signal source. Receiver circuitry is coupled with the amplifier circuitry provides at least one signal associated with at least one of a device or the first signal source or... Agent:

20120315896 - Accurate gnss time handling in dual/multi-sim terminals: Method, apparatus, and computer program product example embodiments are disclosed for improving the speed and sensitivity of position determination by wireless communication devices using assisted Global Navigation Satellite Systems (A-GNSS). Example embodiments include multi-SIM mobile wireless devices having an A-GNSS location detection capability, with one or more RF modems that... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120315897 - Mobile communication device with subscriber identity module: In one embodiment, a method of directing calls on a mobile communication device comprises receiving a call at the mobile communication device; determining that the received call is directed to subscriber identity information associated with a short-range enabled communication device; selecting on which of the mobile communication device and the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120315898 - 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

20120315899 - Device roaming in hybrid wi-fi/wireline and multi-ap networks: A method for communication includes communicating between a first transceiver and a wireless communication terminal on a first channel, while identifying the first transceiver to the terminal with a transceiver identity. A roaming condition, which determines whether the terminal is to roam to a second transceiver operating on a second... Agent: Celeno Communications (israel) Ltd.

20120315900 - Method and apparatus for switching between different network standards: The disclosure provides a method for switching between different network standards, which includes the following steps performed by a terminal: when switch is to be performed, sorting in a history record target cells corresponding to a source cell which the terminal is leaving, to form a search list, choosing the... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120315901 - Centralized context awareness through network association: A user's context is determined based on the wireless network to which the user is connected. Targeted information, based on the determined context, is then delivered to the user. A centralized mechanism associates identifiers of wireless access points to one or more providers, such as retail establishments, that have set... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120315903 - Mobile communication system, location registration method, relay node and control method thereof, and storage medium of control program: A communication processing system includes a user equipment, a base station and a relay node for relaying the user equipment and the base station. The relay node includes a timer unit which measures a prescribed time after detecting movement between tracking areas and a user equipment registration unit which registers... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120315904 - Optimized user re-distribution over s-cscf entities: Embodiments of the present invention provide a network entity of an IMS network, in which a registered user is being served by an assigned Serving-Call Session Control Function, S-CSCF. The network entity includes a memory storing data that includes an identity of at least one better-matching S-CSCF in the IMS... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (pub)

20120315902 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication terminal, and subscriber information management device: A wireless communication system includes: a first wireless communication terminal to register an external device, wherein a subscriber information management device transmits a location of the external device to the first wireless communication terminal based on a search result of the external device based on a search request for the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120315908 - Method, apparatus and system for performing handover in an overlapping network environment: The present invention relates to a method, apparatus and system for performing a handover in an overlapping network environment. Particularly, the present invention provides a method for performing a handover when a user terminal enters a femtocell from a macrocell. According to a preferred embodiment, a femtocell in which there... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120315907 - Methods and mechanisms to enable priority calls in a cell through pre-emption of other calls: A method is provided for managing a priority call in a serving cell. The method comprises, when a priority call is in progress in the serving cell, an access device in the serving cell determining an amount of resources available in the serving cell. The method further comprises when the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120315909 - Mobile communication system, network apparatus and mobile communication method: A network apparatus 20 includes a determination unit 23 configured to determine whether or not to transmit a connection instruction message instructing a UE 10 to connect with a second communication system to the UE 10. The determination unit 23 determines that a second communication instruction message is to be... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120315905 - Multi-radio handover manager system and algorithms for heterogeneous wireless networking: A multi-radio handover manager and supporting algorithms are disclosed. The multi-radio handover manager (MRHM) minimizes the “on” time of one radio when the other radio is connected to the Internet. The MRHM also prevents unnecessary inter-RAT (radio access technologies) WLAN-to-WWAN handovers in a “multi-AP” WLAN, where intra-RAT WLAN-to-WLAN (layer 2)... Agent:

20120315906 - Network elements providing communications with pooled switching centers and related methods: A network element may provide communications with a wireless communications network including a plurality of pooled mobile switching centers coupled to a base station controller so that each of the plurality of pooled mobile switching centers is configured to control communications with respective wireless terminals communicating through the base station... Agent:

20120315912 - Apparatus and method for handover between a heterogeneous communication system and a broadband wireless communication system: An operating method, a base station, and terminal of a cell of a first communication system for a handover between the first communication system and a second communication system are provided. The method includes, when a terminal initiates a handover between the first communication system and the second communication system,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120315911 - Communication system, femto cell thereof, and clustering and handover method of the same: A communication system, femto cell, and clustering and handover method of the same are provided. The method includes storing identity information and customer information for a plurality of femto base stations, generating, when location information of the corresponding femto base stations are received, at least one cluster including at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120315910 - System information cache: For each of a plurality of received system information SI a cache entry is stored in a SI cache of a user equipment UE, each including at least some of the received SI, a timestamp of when the SI was first stored, and at least some of the cache entries... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation

20120315913 - Method, device and system for selecting service cell: The present invention discloses the method, equipment and system for selecting a donor cell, and the method comprises the following steps: a relay node acquires the donor cell configuration information for the relay node; if the relay node determines, based on the donor cell configuration information, that the currently serving... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120315914 - Handover processing method and device: A handover processing method includes obtaining, by a relay station, information, where the information is used for determining whether a mobility management entity (MME) of a user equipment is in a mobility management entity pool (MME pool) to which a neighboring eNB belongs; and determining, by the relay station, that... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120315915 - Method for communicating in a wireless communication network: The invention provides a method for communicating in a wireless communication network (206), the wireless communication network comprising a plurality of base stations (102; 104) and at least one mobile communication unit (100), the mobile communication unit comprising a transceiver component (300), a first Doppler compensation component (108), and a... Agent:

20120315916 - Handing over relayed connections in mobile environment: A method, apparatus, and computer program for continuing transmission during handover are presented. A communication connection is established between a source base station and a mobile relay base station comprising a distributed antenna system (DAS). The DAS includes multiple spatially distributed antenna units (DAUs), wherein at least part of the... Agent:

20120315917 - Determining a coordinating set of cells for multipoint reception of uplink transmission from a mobile terminal: Methods and apparatus are provided for determining a set of cooperating cells for a mobile terminal in a mobile communication network for CoMP transmission or reception. A cell map is stored in memory of serving base station. The cell map associates one or more coordinating areas within the serving cell... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120315921 - Integration of wired information and wireless information to locate a wireless device: One embodiment described herein includes a method of determining the location of a wireless device. The method includes capturing wired information about layer one and layer two used by wired components in a network; capturing wireless information about a wireless device communicatively coupled to the network; integrating at least some... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120315918 - Prediction of indoor level and location using a three stage process: A mobile computing device may be localized in an indoor area based on the strength of wireless network signals accessible in the indoor area from different access points. For efficiency, the localization may be performed in stages. In a first stage, a general geographic area, such as an “island” as... Agent: Google Inc.

20120315920 - Systems and methods for analyzing spatiotemporally ambiguous events: Principles of the invention provide techniques for analyzing spatiotemporally ambiguous events. In one aspect, an exemplary method includes the steps of storing event data representative of an event, the event data comprising spatiotemporally ambiguous measurements; storing side information, the side information comprising at least one of spatial data and temporal... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120315919 - Third party device location estimation in wireless communication networks: A third party device location estimation mechanism can be implemented in a wireless communication network. In one embodiment, a distance between an observing communication device and a reference communication device and a distance between the observing communication device and a target communication device are determined. An exchange of messages between... Agent: Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

20120315922 - Wireless user based notification system: A group of wireless device users are notified of an event. A location data determination algorithm is provided to a wireless device, where the algorithm determines a frequency at which the device interacts with network elements to determine its location. The location data is stored in a notification server and... Agent: Openwave Systems, Inc.

20120315923 - Apparatus for providing location information of hand-held device and method thereof: A method and apparatus for providing location information of a user terminal is provided, which makes it possible to mark the location of a user terminal using geographical information stored in a broadcast receiver.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120315926 - Method for automatically locating radio stations: Method and device for automatically locating radio stations, of the type which comprises at least a first database of radio and/or television stations (1, 21, 31), which includes the geographical location points or position of the station (13, 221), dial (14, 222) and/or on-demand broadcasting URL address (321), as well... Agent: Crambo S.a.

20120315927 - Method of and apparatus for access geographical location information service: The invention provides a solution to accessing for a geographical location information-based service in a server of a machine type communication based communication system, where firstly a server broadcasts or multicasts a content request message, the content request message comprising information on requested content and information on a target geographical... Agent:

20120315924 - Methods and apparatus for leaving and/or discovering locally relevant pieces of information: Methods and apparatus for storing user generated information, e.g., reviews, comments, suggestions relevant to a particular geographic region, using local access nodes and/or facilitating discovery of the availability of the locally stored and locally relevant content through the use of peer-to-peer signals are described. In various embodiments, the locally stored... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120315925 - System for providing alert-based services to mobile stations in a wireless communications network: System for providing alert-based communication services for which corresponding alert conditions to be met by mobile stations are defined. The system includes an alert engine capable of firing alerts associated with the alert-based communication services if location data regarding the mobile stations is indicative of the mobile stations meeting the... Agent: Wavemarket, Inc.

20120315928 - Mobile terminal and location measurement method: A mobile terminal and a location measurement method that can reduce measurement loads on the terminal. A GPS positioning unit performs location measurement in predetermined cycles or in accordance with user instructions. In performing the measurement, a control unit determines a movement state of the mobile terminal. The control unit,... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120315930 - Method and device for processing paging message when idle state signalling reduction is active: The present invention discloses a method and device for processing paging message when Idle State Signalling Reduction (ISR) is active. The method includes the following step: a Mobility Management Entity (MME) determines that a Mobile Switching Center (MSC)/Visited Location Register (VLR) is a default MSC/VLR and the paging message is... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120315929 - Systems and methods for communicating with a paging network operations center through wireless cellular devices: Systems, methods, and media are provided for facilitating bidirectional communication between a wireless device, such as cellular device, and a paging operator's network operations center (NOC). Messages from the paging NOC are received over a paging network through paging circuitry included in the wireless device. Certain embodiments are directed to... Agent:

20120315932 - Messaging system and method: A system of the invention processes messages to and from application servers. The system monitors parameters such as number of incoming messages to a particular service and from a particular subscriber. Based on this parameter and possibly also on analysis of content in a message an action is automatically triggered.... Agent:

20120315931 - Short message processing method and apparatus: A short message processing method and apparatus in short message interactive communication is disclosed that allocates identification codes to each service instance and performs short message interaction with uses using numbers embedded with the identification codes. In the short message processing method and apparatus of the present invention, in response... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120315933 - System and method for integrating image upload objects with a message list: There is disclosed a system and method for integrating an image upload object with a message list. In an embodiment, the method comprises: creating an image upload object for each image to be uploaded; and displaying the image upload object in a message list such that the image upload object... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120315934 - Automatic quality of service based resource allocation: A system can provide quality-of-service based network resource allocation and utilization in a dynamic network environment. A system may determine a current quality level of current media data presented to a user by a remote system in communication with the first system. The system may determine if it can provide... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120315936 - Communication control method, communication system, and management server: A management server in a network including a first transmitting device that communicates with a first receiving device and a second transmitting device that communicates with a second receiving device. The management server includes a network interface that receives a parameter corresponding to a level of improvement of communication quality... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120315937 - Method and device for maintaining the performance quality of a communication system in the presence of narrow band interference: A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for scanning wireless signals in a wide frequency band, measuring power levels in narrow frequency bands from the wireless signals, determining a threshold according to an average wideband power level or at least a portion... Agent: Isco International, LLC

20120315935 - System and method for determining the severity of interference in different areas of a cellular radio network and coordinating radio resource management features in response: An interference analysis tool for identifying an interference problem area in a cellular radio network in which at least a first User Equipment (UE1) and a second UE (UE2) operate. The tool receives signal quality measurements and determines uplink or downlink interference severity. For UE2 uplink interference, the tool determines... Agent:

20120315938 - Communication devices for multiple group communications: A base station for communicating with multiple groups of wireless communication devices is described. The base station includes a processor and executable instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor. The base station determines a number of wireless communication devices. The base station also splits the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120315941 - Finding carriers in a radio communication network: A mobile station comprises a radio communication unit (22) for communicating with a radio communication network for finding carriers on which transmissions are being made in active transmission intervals of a transmission cycle following a discontinuous transmission scheme. The radio communication unit is configured to select a carrier based on... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120315939 - Method for reporting channel quality information and system thereof: A method for reporting channel quality information in a wireless telecommunication network, wherein the network includes a radio base station in wireless communication with a plurality of user equipments by user transmission channels, and wherein the method includes the radio base station: detecting a coherence bandwidth associated to a total... Agent: Telefonica S.a.

20120315940 - Methods and apparatus for overlapping mimo physical sectors: A system for communicating with wireless devices. The systems includes radio groups whose MIMO physical sectors overlap. The MIMO physical sectors communicate using different channels. The MIMO physical sectors overlap to form an area of overlap. Each radio group includes directional antennas and radios. Radios are selectively coupled to the... Agent: Rotani, Inc.

20120315942 - Reducing spectrum interference between wireless networks: A method and apparatus for reducing spectrum interference between wireless networks. This is realized by arranging at least one sub-coordinating apparatus, namely, a monitoring apparatus, in respective wireless network, and by arranging a coordinating apparatus, namely, an allocation apparatus in the whole network. Wherein, the sub-coordinating apparatus monitors the spectrum... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120315944 - Method and apparatus for receiving sensing results in a wireless lan system: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for receiving sensing results in a wireless local area network (LAN). According to one aspect of the present invention, in a wireless LAN system, a method for receiving a sensing result through a first station (STA) serving as an unlicensed device,... Agent:

20120315943 - Sp/cbp schedule information distribution: The distribution of the service period (SP) and contention-based period (CBP) scheduling information in the data transfer time (DTT) of a beacon interval (BI) defined under the WGA Draft Specification 0.8 is selectively scheduled to optimize channel access contention. STAs in a single antenna scope or groups of STAs in... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20120315945 - System information cache: For each of a plurality of received system information SI a cache entry is stored in a SI cache of a user equipment UE, each including at least some of the received SI, a timestamp of when the SI was first stored, and at least some of the cache entries... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation

20120315946 - Electronic message exchange over multiple wireless communication networks with a single device: Electronic messages such as pages are exchanged between a user device and a message service using one of multiple wireless communication networks. The wireless communication networks may include mobile and/or fixed wireless networks. The user device registers with the message service through at least one of the wireless communications networks.... Agent:

20120315947 - Communication base station and power amplification processing method of communication base station: A method for implementing power amplification processing includes: obtaining power amplifier feature information and service requirement information of a power amplifier, where the service requirement information includes requirement information of a real-time service and requirement information of a non-real-time service; determining a regulation parameter and a scheduling parameter of the... Agent:

20120315948 - Method and apparatus for controlling energy consumption in a multi-antenna base station: The present invention relates generally to a method for use in a radio base station of a wireless communications network and to an energy control apparatus (210), more particularly to a method for reducing energy consumption in a multi-antenna multi-port radio base station (220) of a multi-input multi-output wireless communications... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120315949 - Method and system for collecting terminal measurement data: The present invention discloses a method and system for collecting terminal measurement data, an integration reference point manager system, an integration reference point agent system, a home subscriber server, a mobility management entity, a NodeB and a user equipment. Specifically, an integration reference point agent (IRP Agent) receives a terminal... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120315950 - Dual mode mobile communication terminal: A dual mode mobile communication terminal includes a GSM antenna, a GSM radio frequency (RF) circuit, a baseband circuit, a CDMA antenna, and a CDMA RF circuit. The GSM antenna and the CDMA antenna receive and transmit GSM signals and CDMA signals respectively. The baseband circuit processes the GSM signals... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120315951 - Mobile communication device providing n-way communication through a plurality of communication devices: A device may provide N-Way communication through multiple communication services. The device may receive user data from a user interface and incoming data from a communication interface. The incoming data may be received through a first communication service. The device may combine the user data and incoming data, including through... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120315953 - Enclosure for image capture systems with focusing capabilities: Embodiments of the invention describe an enclosure for an image capture system that includes an image capture unit and a solid state die to provide focusing capabilities for a lens unit of the image capture unit. The enclosure may electrically couple the solid state die to the image capture unit... Agent:

20120315952 - Image capture systems with focusing capabilities: Embodiments of the invention describe providing image focusing capabilities for a lens unit of an image capture system by disposing a solid state die over the lens unit. The solid state die may include a plurality of electrodes to receive a voltage or electric signal to generate an electric field.... Agent:

20120315955 - Method and apparatus for tracking package deliveries: A system and method for verifying receipt of a postal mail item mailed by a sender of the postal mail item is presented. A method reads postal information from a postal mail item that identifies the postal mail item. The postal information is combined with identification information that identifies the... Agent: Kitaru Innovations Inc.

20120315954 - Mobile device and an image display method thereof: Systems, circuits, and devices for displaying a captured image are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mobile device includes a memory; a display unit; an input device, and a processor coupled to the memory, the display unit and the input device, where the processor is configured to display an image in... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120315956 - Base station device, terminal device, receiver-side base station device, and wireless communication method: When installing a femto base station device 1b, failure that may occur in wireless communication is suppressed. The femto base station device 1b includes an RF unit 4 which transmits broadcast information or paging information to a femto terminal device 2b communicating with the femto base station device 1b, and... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120315957 - Electronic device, and control method and storage medium storing control program: There is provided an electronic device that can execute a function using characters inputted during a telephone call, and a control method and a control program thereof. An application control unit inputs a character as an input character using an input control unit in a state where a call with... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120315958 - Mobile fast alerting: Operating a communication terminal is disclosed. A communication session initiation message is received at a first time. An alerting process is initiated at a second time, the second time being later than the first time by a predetermined delay.... Agent: Rockstar Bidco, Lp

20120315959 - Mobile device with a smart battery having a battery information profile corresponding to a communication standard: Various embodiments are described for a mobile communication device having a main processor for controlling the operation of the mobile communication device; a device memory coupled to the main processor for storing a plurality of battery information profiles; and a smart battery coupled to the main processor for providing supply... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120315962 - Communication device: A communication device includes a receiver, a transmitter and an interruption module. The receiver receives an allocation signal indicating a first period usable by the communication device and a second period usable by a plurality of communication devices including the communication device. The transmitter transmits a transmission signal in the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120315961 - Device for deriving a dynamic voltage scaling data profile: A wireless communication device for deriving a dynamic voltage scaling data profile is described. The wireless communication device includes memory that includes a dynamic voltage scaling voice profile. The wireless communication device also includes a data profile determination module coupled to the memory. The data profile determination module obtains an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120315960 - Mobile terminal and battery power saving mode switching method thereof: A mobile terminal is switched into a specific battery power saving mode based upon a usage pattern of the terminal so as to control battery power saving items individually or by each group. A method for switching a battery power saving mode of the mobile terminal includes analyzing a usage... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120315963 - System and method for display timeout on mobile communication devices: A mobile communication device includes executable instructions for carrying out a method including setting a time duration for an application, receiving a first input, receiving a second input, determining the elapsed time between the first and second inputs, modifying the time duration based upon the elapsed time, and dimming a... Agent:

  
12/06/2012 > 188 patent applications in 79 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120309288 - System and method for allocating jamming energy based on three-dimensional geolocation of emitters: According to an embodiment of the present invention jamming energy is allocated to a plurality of emitters based on a three-dimensional (3-D) emitter geolocation technique that determines the geolocation of radio frequency (RF) emitters based on energy or received signal strength (RSS) and/or time differences of arrival (TDOAs) of transmitted... Agent: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.

20120309289 - Techniques for facilitating interoperation between an accessory and multiple devices: Techniques that facilitate interoperation between an accessory and multiple devices. In one set of embodiments, a device can receive, over a first communication channel of a first type, information from an accessory identifying communication channels of a second type supported by the accessory. The device can further establish a connection... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309292 - Communication control method and small-or-medium-scale base station: Provided is a communication control method for use in a small-or-medium-scale base station including the steps of: receiving a radio signal transmitted from a communication terminal or a large-scale base station; acquiring information of the communication terminal or the large-scale base station by analyzing the radio signal; selecting one operation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120309291 - Management server, communication system, communication terminal, and relay device: Provided is a management server including a receiving unit that receives from each base station information about a communication terminal belonging to the base station and about a relay device that relays communication between the base station and the communication terminal, a determination unit that determines, on the basis of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120309290 - Standalone radio frequency wireless device having data acquisition capabilities: An inexpensive and low-power demand RF wireless device having data acquisition capabilities may be used for simple applications such as a standalone data repeater or a standalone data acquisition node without requiring a host microcontroller unit (MCU) or programmable logic for control of the wireless device.... Agent: Microchip Technology Incorporated

20120309293 - Mobile repeater system and method having geophysical location awareness without use of gps: A repeater system and method for implementing within a mobile platform includes repeater circuitry configured for repeating signals between devices and signal sources such as base transceiver stations. The repeater circuitry has a plurality of configurable settings for controlling operation of the repeater circuitry. Movement sensors sense the movement of... Agent:

20120309294 - Method and system for providing timing and frequency synchronization for satellite diversity: An approach facilitates synchronization by providing: (i) a method to analyze the two-satellite synchronization problem in time-frequency domain; and (ii) a two-stage estimation method to accomplish timing and frequency synchronization. The embodiment facilitates satellite diversity. The embodiment applies to a system involving two or more geosynchronous satellites.... Agent: Hughes Network Systems, LLC

20120309300 - Bridge device for use in a system for monitoring protective headgear: A bridge device includes a first radio frequency (RF) transceiver that receives event data via an incoming RF signal from protective headgear in response to an impact event at the protective headgear, wherein the incoming RF signal is formatted in accordance with a first wireless protocol. A second RF transceiver... Agent: Thl Holding Company, LLC

20120309297 - Cartridge for storing biosample capillary tubes and use in automated data storage systems: Embodiments of the disclosure relate to a cartridge that includes slots for storing biosample capillary tubes. The cartridge has the same form factor as data tape cartridges to allow the cartridge to be handled by the same robotic mechanisms that handle data cartridges in an automated tape library. One aspect... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120309298 - Cartridge for storing biosample plates and use in automated data storage systems: Embodiments of the disclosure relate to a biosample cartridge that includes storage slots for holding biosample plates. The cartridge has the same form factor as data tape cartridges to allow the cartridge to be handled by the same robotic mechanisms that handle data cartridges in an automated tape library. One... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120309295 - Passively powering a wireless communications device: A wireless device includes an RF interface, logic circuitry, power circuitry, an impedance matching transformer, and a transducer. The RF interface is configured to receive an RF signal and provide an output data signal derived from the RF signal. The logic circuitry is configured to receive the output data signal... Agent:

20120309299 - Receiver, wireless communication system, and receiving method: A receiver (200) that receives a radio signal transmitted from a transmitter includes a receiving unit (2042) that receives a signal that is wirelessly transmitted from the transmitter at one of a plurality of transmission frequencies, a receiving frequency change determining unit (2048) that determines whether a receiving frequency is... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120309296 - System and method for controlling communication modes of a personal communication device traveling in a vehicle: A system and method for controlling communication modes of a personal communication device traveling in a vehicle. The system includes a communication center configured to provide communication services, a personal communication device (PCD) configured to communicate with the communication center, and a controller installed in a vehicle. The communication center... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120309301 - System and method for modulation scheme changes: A system and method are disclosed that allow changes of a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) without overhead signaling. A priori, a network device and a user device know the manner in which the MCS will be changed. In one embodiment, the network device indicates the MCS to be used... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309310 - apparatus: An apparatus comprising a display component comprising at least one display part and an electrically conductive part electrically isolated from the at least one display part.... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120309304 - Apparatus and method for communication using wireless power: An apparatus and method for communication using a wireless power are provided. The apparatus includes an amplifier configured to amplify an input signal based on a power supplied to the amplifier. The apparatus further includes a control unit configured to detect a change in an impedance of a target device,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120309305 - Apparatus and method for communication using wireless power: An apparatus and method are described that may enable a target device to communicate with a source device using a wireless power. The communication apparatus receives a wireless power from a source resonator through a magnetic coupling between the source resonator and a target resonator. The communication apparatus transmits a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120309306 - Apparatus and method to perform communication in wireless power transmission system: An apparatus and method to perform communication in a wireless power transmission system are provided. A source device of the wireless power transmission system, includes a communication unit configured to transmit an access standard instruction on a communication channel having a frequency that is not used for wireless power transmission.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120309311 - Communication apparatus, communication method and communication system: A repeater apparatus includes a network communication unit that acquires, from a server through a network, first terminal identification information for identifying a terminal to be controlled and control information for controlling the terminal to be controlled, a near-field communication unit that acquires, by near-field communication from the terminal, second... Agent:

20120309309 - Electronic device and method for operating an electronic device: The present invention relates to an electronic device and a method of operating the same. The electronic device and the method of operating the electronic device may effectively form a connection between two or more electronic devices by allowing a relaying device to transfer connection information between the electronic devices... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120309303 - Methods and apparatus for improving nfc activation and data exchange reporting mechanisms: Aspects relate to improving reporting NFC RF technology usage in activation and data exchange for NFC devices. For example, with a near field communication (NFC) device a NFCC may be configured to obtain a first radio frequency (RF) technology and mode value, a second RF technology and mode value, and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120309307 - Nfc method, arrangement and setup: Methods and setups are provided that facilitate the identification of a target item from an arrangement of items. Each item of the arrangement has a different corresponding NFC tagging device attached thereto. Electronic equipment may be provided comprising a NFC scanner of a read range. The NFC tagging device of... Agent:

20120309312 - System and method for transmitting/receiving data by using a mobile communication terminal in a zigbee pan: A mobile communication terminal, a method for transmitting/receiving data by a mobile communication terminal in a communication system, and a communication system comprising at least one mobile communication terminal are provided. The terminal includes a communication module for performing short-distance communication, a context engine for extracting a tag from contents... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120309302 - Wireless communication device for providing at least one near field communication service: A wireless communication device (102), for providing at least one Near Field Communication service to a user, comprises at least one application element for use in providing the at least one Near Field Communication service, and a communication section (204) for providing a communication link between at least one Near... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120309308 - Wireless power transmission system, and method and apparatus for allocating communication channel and transmitting power in wireless power transmission system: A wireless power transmission system, and a method and an apparatus for allocating a communication channel and transmitting a power in the wireless power transmission system. If a target device configured to wirelessly receive power from a source device is detected, a controlling communication channel to be used for performing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120309316 - Common communications device: A common communications device comprising an array of near-field coupled resonant elements, the elements each comprising a coupling portion comprising a loop portion with free ends, the device being provided in combination with a data transmission unit and a data reception unit, each unit having a coupling portion, the units... Agent: Isis Innovation Ltd

20120309313 - Communication terminal and pairing method thereof: A communication terminal includes a request unit, an illuminating unit, a detecting unit, a capturing unit, an analyzing unit, and a pairing unit. The request unit is used for generating a pairing signal when communication pairing function is enabled. The illuminating unit is used for generating predetermined light when communication... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120309314 - Method, mobile device and computer program product for triggering an event of interest based on communications established with nearby wireless devices: Triggering an event of interest in a mobile device based on communications established with nearby wireless devices can include receiving a challenge of the event of interest; obtaining a corresponding expression of a combination key with reference to the event in response to the challenge; receiving an identified data of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120309315 - Short range wireless communication apparatus: An in-vehicle apparatus selects, as a profile connection mode, one connection mode out of a first connection mode and a second connection mode, and performs profile connection using the selected one connection mode. The first connection mode is to transmit a profile connection request signal to a communication partner so... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120309317 - System and method for facilitating short-range wireless communications between a mobile wireless device and an auxiliary system: The present invention relates to a system and method for facilitating short-range wireless communications between a mobile wireless device and an auxiliary device. The wireless device includes a short-range transceiver for communicating with an auxiliary device; a signal module for providing a mode control signal; and, a control module for... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309318 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless communication method and program: A communication device includes a communication unit that performs a wireless communication with an external device. The communication device also includes a control unit that establishes the wireless communication between the communication unit and the external device by using setting data received from the external device. Further, the communication device... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120309319 - Wireless device and communication method: A wireless device, includes: a radio transmission path characteristic acquiring unit that acquires information related to a radio transmission path characteristic between a wireless device connected to a source device and a wireless device connected to a sink device; a revising unit that revises a table by deleting an unusable... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation

20120309320 - Message flow rerouting for autonomous self-disrupting network element: A method, apparatus, and machine readable storage medium is disclosed for establishing a test protocol processor which autonomously intercepts success path protocol messages at a network element port buffer and substitutes a corresponding failure path messages to simulate the introduction of unexpected protocol messages into the protocol message flow from... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.

20120309321 - Synchronized calibration for wireless communication devices: Synchronized calibration for wireless communication devices. A protocol is presented herein that allows for calibration operation(s) by one or more wireless communication devices to mitigate (or eliminate) the disruption caused to the communication medium thereby. A calibration announcement frame is provided by a wireless communication device intending to perform calibration... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120309322 - Standing wave detection method, standing wave detection apparatus and base station: A standing wave detection method, a standing wave detection apparatus, and a base station are disclosed. The method includes collecting, a feedback signal from a feedback path of a base station which uses a baseband multi-tone signal as a transmission signal; performing calibration on the feedback signal by using stored... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120309323 - Method and system for spatial radio-frequency performance testing based on multiple-antenna system: A method and system for over the air performance testing based on a multi-antenna system are disclosed. The method comprises: a branch device mapping path signals from a channel emulator to test antennas according to the set number of the combined sub-paths and sub-path mapping rule; the test antennas transmitting... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120309324 - Measurement method and apparatus: Methods and apparatus for providing for determining the time of receipt of a received signal are described. In particular, there is described method and apparatus for receiving a signal, and using a phase characteristic, such as the received phase angle at which a received signal is initially sampled, together with... Agent:

20120309325 - Rf module control interface: Disclosed are various embodiments for an extremely high frequency transceiver employing a baseband module and a radio-frequency module. The baseband module and the radio-frequency module are connected by a coaxial cable. The coaxial cable carries a multiplexed signal that may include a direct current component, a clock reference, a control... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120309326 - Switchable antenna elements for a wireless communications device: A wireless communications device includes multiple switchable antenna elements that may be used to improve interfacing of the wireless communications device with other devices, such as for interfacing of an RFID-equipped mobile communications device with other RFID devices (e.g., to better ensure power delivery to and/or communication with such other... Agent: Plum Labs, LLC

20120309327 - Rf amplifier with open circuit input off-state: An amplifier including an amplifier transistor, and a switch transistor, wherein the amplifier is configured to be switched on and off by controlling bias voltages of the transistors.... Agent:

20120309328 - Broadband distributed antenna system with non-duplexer isolator sub-system: Certain aspects and aspects of the present invention are directed to a distributed antenna system having a downlink communication path, an uplink communication path, and a non-duplexer isolator sub-system. The downlink communication path can communicatively couple a transmit antenna to a base station. The uplink communication path can communicatively couple... Agent: Andrew LLC

20120309329 - Device and equipment for four-frequency transceiving of global system for mobile communication: The present disclosure discloses a device for four-frequency transceiving of a Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM), comprising a Power Amplifier (PA), a radio frequency transceiving chip, a baseband control chip, an antenna switch, a GSM low frequency filter and a GSM high frequency filter. The antenna switch receives a... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120309330 - Method and system of adaptive communication in the hf band: A method for adaptive communication in an HF frequency band includes at least one of the following steps: the determination of a payload subband S that is available for a transmission in the HF band, the selection in the payload subband S of a set of n frequency channels of... Agent: Thales

20120309331 - Modular millimeter-wave radio frequency system: A modular millimeter-wave radio frequency (RF) system comprises a plurality of active antenna arrays for receiving and transmitting millimeter-wave RF signals; and a plurality of RF sub-modules for performing at least up and down conversions of intermediate frequency (IF) signals and controlling the plurality of antenna arrays, each of the... Agent: Wilocity, Ltd.

20120309332 - Rf processing circuit and wireless communication device using the same: A radio-frequency (RF) processing circuit used in a wireless communication device is disclosed. The RF processing circuit comprises an RF front-end circuit, coupled to a first antenna, a second antenna, a first wireless communication module and a second wireless communication module, for switching couplings between the first antenna and the... Agent:

20120309333 - Radio transmitter and envelope tracking power supply control method: The envelope tracking power supply includes a plurality of variable voltage supplies. A power supply controller of a power amplifier controls the plurality of variable voltage supplies so as to precisely divide the power supply voltage in a high frequency area, based on the voltage distribution of a received transmitted... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120309334 - Method and system for automatic frequency control optimization: A method and apparatus for automatic frequency control in a receiver of a wireless device, the method determining a channel estimation for a received signal; calculating a signal to noise ratio for the channel estimation; applying a weighting factor determined based on the calculated signal to noise ratio for the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309335 - Terrestrial broadcasting receiving module: Disclosed herein is a terrestrial broadcasting receiving module including: an antenna receiving a wireless signal; a distributing unit distributing and outputting the wireless signal into a wireless signal including a VHF band signal and a wireless signal including a UHF band signal; a VHF processing unit generating and outputting a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120309336 - Information processing apparatus and correction method: An information processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit configured to receive signals, which are transmitted from a fixed station, including identification information for identifying the fixed station, measure receive signal strength indications of the received signals, and acquire position information indicating positions at which the receive signal strength indications are... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120309337 - Multi-layer time-interleaved analog-to-digital convertor (adc): A radio frequency (RF) receiver may comprise a first sampling module that is operable to sample in a first level at a particular main sampling rate; a plurality of second-level sampling modules, wherein each of the plurality of second-level sampling modules is operable to sample in a second level, an... Agent:

20120309338 - Method and apparatus for emergency call handling: Methods, apparatus and computer program products are provided in order to facilitate improved emergency call handling procedures and, in particular, to provide improved emergency call handling procedures relative to a connection re-establishment procedure. Emergency calls may therefore be handled in an efficient and expeditious fashion, even in instances in which... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120309339 - System and method for temporarily reconfiguring a communications system to provide selected services: A system and method for temporarily reconfiguring a communications system to provide selected services are provided. A method for temporarily providing selected services by a cell of a communications system includes receiving a first command, changing an operating mode of the cell responsive to the first command, and indicating the... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20120309342 - Method and apparatus for the autoselection of an emergency number in a mobile station: A method and apparatus for the selection of an emergency number in a mobile station having a geographic indicator, the method comprising the steps of and the apparatus characterized by means for: determining whether a user is attempting to reach an emergency service provider; and if the user is attempting... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309341 - Remotely activatable locator with backchannel: A method for use in providing emergency services to a locator device comprises remotely triggering the locator device. This causes the locator device to employ a first wireless transceiver to communicate with a control center and to employ a second wireless transceiver to initiate an emergency services call to a... Agent: Trueposition, Inc.

20120309340 - System and method for communicating emergency information through messaging: A system and method for communicating emergency messages. An emergency message is communicated wirelessly from a sending party is received. Location information associated with the sending party is determined. An emergency system associated with the sending party is determined utilizing the location information. A communication session is established with the... Agent: Embarq Holdings Company, LLC

20120309343 - Providing information pertaining usage of a mobile wireless communications device: When a device, such as a cellular phone, enters into a region, usage information pertaining to usage of devices in the region is provided to the device. For example, restrictions pertaining to usage of cellular phones while driving can be provided. Usage information also can be provided upon request or... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120309346 - Nodes for communicating credit related information: A PCRF node (120) for a communications system, equipped with an interface (Gx) towards a PCEF node (130), in the system. The PCRF node (120) is arranged to use said interface to provide the PCEF node (130) with new or updated PCC rules for a User Equipment. The PCRF node... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120309347 - Prevention of bandwidth abuse of a communications system: A user of a communications network is prevented from consuming an excessive amount of channel bandwidth by restricting use of the channel in accordance with the type of data being downloaded to the user. The user is provided an initial number of credits. As the user consumes the credits, the... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC.

20120309345 - System and method for third party application sales and services to wireless devices: A system, method, and computer program for tracking billable events occurring on wireless devices on a wireless network and billing the appropriate parties. The billable events occur from the end-users of the wireless devices selectively communicating with other computer devices across the wireless network and downloading and executing software applications... Agent:

20120309344 - Using multiple user accounts on a mobile device: A method for automated selection of a user account is provided. The method includes analyzing a plurality of parameters associated with operation of plurality of user accounts on a mobile device and selecting a user account based on the analysis.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309348 - Activation solution: To securely factory activate a mobile device according to authorized records, factory activation server generates and sends a signed factory activation record including a signed factory activation ticket. Signed factory activation record and ticket are cryptographically signed using factory private key stored in factory activation server. Factory private key is... Agent: Apple Inc

20120309349 - Enterprise mobile network for providing cellular wireless service using licensed radio frequency spectrum and the session initiation protocol: Support for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) devices is provided in an enterprise mobile network that provides wireless service within a coverage area associated with an enterprise using licensed radio frequency spectrum. In various embodiments, support SIP devices is provided by, for example, incorporating SIP user agent in a mobile switching... Agent: Adc Telecommunications, Inc.

20120309350 - Dummy information for location privacy in location based services: Technologies are generally described for location privacy protection. In some examples, location privacy protection is provided by determining a maximum number of dummy location information sets to be transmitted to an LBS provider along with actual location information based on a comparison of expected LBS data to be received and... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120309351 - Methods and systems for providing mobile customer support: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for mobile customer support. A customer service request is received at a mobile device from a user associated with the mobile device to access a customer service feature of an application associated with the mobile device. In response to the request, a... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.

20120309352 - Mobilenet: A system, method, and apparatus for establishing communications with a secure network using a non-secure mobile device operating in a non-secure network are disclosed herein. The disclosed method involves communicating a mobile device identifier to the secure network. In one or more embodiments, the mobile device identifier is an Internet... Agent: The Boeing Company

20120309357 - Network update procedure and related network devices: The invention provides a method of controlling LA-based update procedure in a mobile radio communications network, and including the step of determining the reason for the LA-based update request, and varying connection procedures upon receipt of such request and responsive to the determination, and so can also provide a mobile... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120309354 - Situation aware security system and method for mobile devices: A mobile communication device can comprise a microprocessor, a memory, and one or more sensors, all coupled to a system bus. A sensor can be provided by a GPS receiving device, an accelerometer, an image sensor, a radio frequency transceiver, or a magnetic card reading device. The mobile communication device... Agent: Syracuse University

20120309355 - Split ciphering: A mobile telecommunications network and method of operation that includes establishing a first user plane connection between a telecommunications device registered with the network and a network gateway device of the network via a first access point; providing the telecommunications device with a token using the first user plane connection;... Agent: Vodafone Group PLC

20120309353 - System and method for managing identity information after a sim swap: A system and a method are provided managing services associated with a mobile device. It includes detecting a new identity module card is in the mobile device; receiving a username ID and a password on the mobile device; and upon verifying that the username ID and the password are identical... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309356 - Wireless communications method and apparatus: A Communications apparatus, suitable for establishing a wireless communications connection with a further apparatus, comprises first and second communications means. The first communications means is suitable to establish a wireless communication connection with the further apparatus and the second communications means is operable to retrieve identification information from such further... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120309360 - Avoiding redundant transmissions of data during multimedia mobile phone communications: A method, apparatus, and computer product for avoiding redundant data transmissions during communication via multimedia mobile phones. In operation, a sending party inquires whether intended for transmission data already resides in a mobile phone of a receiving party Depending on a content of the response from the receiving party, the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120309358 - Decentralized relaying algorithm for mobile devices: A decentralized relaying algorithm for mobile devices is described. In an embodiment, a mobile device acts as a relay within a network of mobile devices and on contact with a source device downloads messages from the source according to a locally stored relaying probability for each channel of information within... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120309359 - Method and system for remotely monitoring a user: A subscription system and corresponding method of operation for monitoring user's well being is disclosed. The method includes the steps of providing, at a user monitor module, a first indicator for the user well being; providing, at a receiving module operably coupled to the user monitor module, a first threshold... Agent: Resource Consortium Limited

20120309361 - Method and system for personalizing unavailability messages: The present invention relates in a general manner to the generation of unavailability messages (MESS.TXT, MESS.VOC) upon a failure to establish a communication. Thus, in a method of communication comprising, on the sending of a call from a calling user (B) to a called user (A), there are provided the... Agent: France Telecom

20120309362 - Outgoing telephone call indication: A mobile phone has a mobile phone housing in which are integrated an actuator and a telephone module. The actuator can vibrate the housing to give a haptic or tactile alert to the user. The actuator is to vibrate in accordance with an input signal. The telephone module activates the... Agent:

20120309367 - Communication terminal, communication method, and computer readable storage medium having communication program stored therein: A communication terminal includes a first communication device, a second communication device, a speaker, a microphone, and a processor. The processor performs audio communication with another communication terminal via the first communication device, the speaker and the microphone and during the audio communication with the other communication terminal the processor... Agent:

20120309369 - Enabling a user to purchase a ring back tone: Methods and systems are provided for enabling users of mobile devices to purchase Ring Back Tones (“RBTs”). The system enables an offer message, offering for purchase an RBT and including a reply-to telephone number, to be generated and sent to a mobile device. In response to the offer message, a... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

20120309364 - Interactive property communication system: Disclosed herein, among other things, are apparatus and methods for interactive property communication. In various embodiments, an interactive property communication system includes two or more property communication nodes (PCNs) each adapted for coupling to an electrical service. PCNs include a radio transceiver for communications with a broker service adapted for... Agent: Curtis E. Quady

20120309365 - Method for blocking crank calls by using cloud computing and a system thereof: The present disclosure provides a method for blocking crank calls by using cloud computing and a system thereof. In the method, a client(s) uploads a blacklist to a server; the server makes statistic according to blacklist data uploaded by the client(s) and determines a particular phone number be a crank... Agent: Netqin Mobile (beijing) Co., Ltd

20120309370 - Methods and apparatus for line selection in a communication device: Embodiments of an apparatus and methods for selecting a communication line from two or more lines on a communication device are described herein. The communication device comprises a display module, an input module, a line selection module, and a communication module for making a call over a network to a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309368 - Methods for providing enhanced telecommunication services: A method for processing a product identifying code. The product identifying code that identifies a product is received from a wireless device. A location of the wireless device is received. An item that comprises information pertaining to the product is obtained. The obtained item is transmitted to the wireless device.... Agent:

20120309363 - Triggering notifications associated with tasks items that represent tasks to perform: Techniques for processing task items are provided. A task item is electronic data that represents a task to be performed, whether manually or automatically. A task item includes one or more details about its corresponding task, such as a description of the task and a location of the task. Specifically,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309366 - Venue-oriented commerce via mobile communication device: Methods and systems for venue-oriented commerce via a mobile communication device are presented. An example system may include an access device and a communication node. The access device may be located at a commercial venue and communicatively coupled via a local area network with a mobile communication device located at... Agent: Airborne Media Group

20120309372 - Manufacturing a physical medium configured to store data and obtaining additional information associated with an article in a book: A computer program product to implement a method for manufacturing a physical medium configured to store data. A layout design of visible information to be printed with visible ink in a book is generated, the visible information including an article. A layout design of invisible information to be printed with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120309371 - Network connection device, method of setting an operation mode, and computer program product: A network connection device that identifies a position of the network connection device and acquires position-related information related to the identified position; sets one operation mode among a plurality of operation modes respectively having different network connecting functions as an operation mode of the network connection device based on the... Agent: Buffalo Inc.

20120309373 - Proximity-based application activation: An application is caused to be executed on a computing device in response to a particular mobile computing device entering a range of a particular wireless source. One example of an application that is executed is a call forwarding application for directing voice calls intended for the mobile computing device... Agent: Atlanta Trading & Eng Consulting LLC

20120309375 - Automatic control of rate of notifications for umts and other simultaneous voice/data networks: A system and method for automatically controlling the rate of updates for data applications running on a mobile device. The method includes monitoring the data applications running on the mobile device, determining the data applications that receive updates to the mobile device, detecting the set-up of a voice call, and... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120309376 - Baseband on-board location monitoring: Methods, program products, and systems for baseband location monitoring and related functions are disclosed. A mobile device can monitor its own current location using its baseband subsystem and decide whether to selectively activate its application subsystem based on whether particular conditions are satisfied by the current location. The mobile device... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309374 - Identity management for mobile devices: A method of managing identities for use in a mobile telecommunications device in a telecommunications network has the following features. The identity management process is triggered and one or more parameters of a currently available mobile telecommunications network detected. An identity database is searched—each record in the identity database comprises... Agent:

20120309378 - Mobile terminal device, operation procedure communication system, and operation communication method: An operation procedure communication system includes an information processing device for communicating an operation procedure and an information processing device for receiving the operation procedure. The information processing device for communicating the operation procedure includes: an operation acquisition unit for identifying and storing an input applied to an own terminal... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120309377 - Over-the-air device configuration: Methods, program products, and systems of over-the-air device configuration are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a mobile device can determine, in an application subsystem of the mobile device, that the mobile device requests an initial setup. The application subsystem can send a request to a baseband subsystem of the... Agent:

20120309380 - Method and system for provisioning wireless services: A method for provisioning wireless devices for use of services offered by a service provider on a wireless network, comprising: receiving at a provisioning system from a wireless device a wireless device identifier, the wireless device having a first subset of the services; identifying from the wireless device identifier a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309379 - Mobile phone as a one-way recorded transmitter over a cellular network: Agencies oftentimes desire to monitor personnel in the field during the course of their duties. To provide flexible monitoring capabilities to agencies, a common mobile device such as a mobile phone is converted for use as a radio-based listening system to collect and transmit audio data. Phone features and accessories... Agent: Callyo 2009 Corp.

20120309381 - Remote control system: A method includes the steps of selecting an appliance to be controlled from a list of appliances stored in the cellular device, selecting an instruction to be communicated to the selected appliance from a list of instructions stored in the cellular device, and transmitting the instruction to a cellular interface... Agent: Dorfen Enterprises, LLC

20120309383 - Apparatus and method with server including data replicated from the mobile device: Apparatus and method for communication are provided. The apparatus includes a controller and a memory connected to the controller. The apparatus is configured to store a mobile context of user equipment, the mobile context including information on the Home NodeB's of which closed subscriber groups the user equipment belongs to.... Agent:

20120309384 - Method for controlling interference in a radio communications system and apparatus thereof: Method and Apparatus thereof, for controlling intercell interference in a radio communications system having a plurality of user equipment and a plurality of access nodes including the steps of: a user equipment of said plurality connected to a serving access node, upon determining that an access node of said plurality... Agent:

20120309382 - Methods and apparatus for reducing cellular telephone radiation exposure: In some aspects, a cellular telephone includes (1) a user interface portion having a communications circuit; and (2) a cellular portion having a first communications circuit adapted to communicate with the communications circuit of the user interface portion and a second communications circuit adapted to communicate with a cellular network.... Agent:

20120309385 - Mobile communication system, network apparatus and mobile communication method: A network apparatus 20 includes a management unit 22 configured to manage each of a plurality of second cells provided in the second communication system and a priority level in association with each other, the priority level weighted depending on whether a connection to each of the plurality of second... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120309386 - System and method for establishing and maintaining a connection between devices: A system and method to establish and maintain a connection between devices, which in one example embodiment of a method, may comprise receiving a request to establish a connection between a first communication device and a second communication device. A determination is made as to whether the second communication device... Agent:

20120309387 - Neighbor cell location averaging: In some implementations, a location of a mobile device can be determined by calculating an average of the locations of wireless signal transmitters that have transmitted signals received by the mobile device. In some implementations, locations are weighted with coefficients and the average is a weighted average. In some implementations,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309390 - Base station apparatus, mobile apparatus, and communication method: A mobile communication system includes a plurality of RAT (Radio Access Technology) and can eliminate the need of a control channel for reporting RAT information. An LTE relay station has a cover area identical to a cover area owned by a WLAN host station and relays/transmits the signal received from... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120309389 - Dynamic call anchoring: A non-transitory computer-readable medium can include includes instructions to perform dynamic call anchoring. The instructions can include call anchor logic programmed to determine if an outbound call leg being initiated from a mobile unit should be anchored at an anchor point based on evaluating anchoring criteria to input data. The... Agent:

20120309388 - Wireless communication device and remote user interface device with automatic disconnect apparatus and method: A portable communication device, such as a cellular telephone, communicates via a wireless communication link with a remote user interface device, such as a hands-free interface. The portable communication device and the remote user interface device each comprises a motion sensor, by which each device can determine motion of the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309391 - Methods and apparatus for adaptive network selection: Methods and apparatus enabling dynamic and adaptive network selection. In one embodiment of the invention, a device quickly identifies the a subset of networks providing service to a particular location without obtaining and/or prioritizing a full list of all available networks. A “highest” priority network is selected for registration. For... Agent:

20120309392 - Scp guided camel transaction control during mtrr: An SCP of a telecommunications network having a GMSC includes a network interface unit of the SCP that receives a CAMEL transaction from the GMSC. The SCP includes a processing unit, of the SCP, which controls the CAMEL transaction relinquished by the GMSC and decides whether or not to idle... Agent:

20120309393 - Communication apparatus, base station, and communication method: A communication apparatus includes memory that stores registration information that indicates a registered mobile terminal registered in a base station; and a processor configured to perform connection processing of connecting a non-registered mobile terminal to the base station, based on a connection request signal from the non-registered mobile terminal not... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120309394 - Apparatus and methods for hand-in to a femto node: Methods and apparatuses are provided for causing active hand-in of a device from a macrocell base station to a femto node, which can be an inter-frequency hand-in. The femto node can broadcast a beacon, which can be received and reported by a device to a source base station along with... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120309395 - Carrier aggregation support for home base stations: Home base station nodes (110) that support multi-carrier operation are disclosed. In some embodiments, two carrier signals are transmitted on different frequencies to one or more user devices that support multi-carrier operation, and different global cell identifiers are broadcast on the two carrier signals. Control messages are sent and received... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120309396 - Mobile communication terminal, mobile communication system, and mobile communication method: UE10 includes a detection unit 12 configured to detect a specific cell provided to the first communication system and a control unit 13 configured to start measurement of the second cell or cell reselection from the first cell to the second cell in response to detection of the specific cell.... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120309398 - Base station apparatus, communication system and communication method: A base station apparatus including: a reception unit that receives cell information designating a plurality of cells for which reception quality at a mobile station apparatus connected to a serving cell covered by the base station apparatus exceeds a quality; a failure prediction unit that predicts the possibility of occurrence... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120309399 - Method for falling back to 2g/3g network, relevant device and communication system: Embodiments of the present invention provides a method for falling back to a 2G/3G network, a relevant device and a system. The embodiments of the present invention includes: receiving, by a mobility management entity, a first message from an access network device, where the first message carries location area information... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120309397 - Wireless system selection based on data connectivity: The quality of a wireless data connection is used to identify a suitable radio access network on which a wireless multi-mode device camps.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309400 - Base station, mobile communication system, and system information transmission method: Provided is a base station that includes a cell that defines an area in which the base station can communicate with a mobile terminal by wireless. The cell is arranged adjacently to the other cell of another base station. The base station includes communication unit 70 that communicates with the... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120309402 - Method and device for realizing semi-persistent scheduling service or semi-persistent scheduling-like service: The present invention discloses a method and device for realizing a semi-persistent scheduling or semi-persistent scheduling-like service, which includes: notifying a terminal of its SPS or SPS-like period, so that the terminal sends SPS service or SPS-like service data according to the period and by adopting a transmission mode with... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120309404 - Methods and apparatus to perform measurements: Methods and apparatus to perform measurements are disclosed. An example method disclosed herein for a user equipment (UE) to perform measurements comprises receiving configuration information from a network, the configuration information to configure the UE to perform logging of measurements in an idle mode, logging measurements in the idle mode,... Agent:

20120309401 - Methods and systems for a generic multi-radio access technology: Generic devices, systems and methods for multiple radio access technologies (RATs) are described. A platform for allocating radio resources among a plurality of radio access technology (RAT) modules can include, for example, radio hardware configured to transmit and receive radio signals over an air interface using the plurality of RATs;... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120309403 - Resource allocation signalling: A mobile telecommunications system is described in which a base station allocates control channel elements for signalling resource allocation data for a number of mobile telephones. The CCEs are partitioned into at least two groups, one for uplink allocations and one for downlink allocations. In one embodiment, the group size... Agent:

20120309405 - Independent configuration identities in a heterogeneous cellular communication network: Systems and methods are disclosed for using multiple configuration groups having corresponding configuration identity (CID) parameters to configure a transmission channel and a reception channel for a user equipment device in a cellular communication network. In one embodiment, a user equipment device in a cellular communication network obtains CID values... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120309406 - Method for interference suppression: An interference suppression method is provided. A method includes the following steps: determining, by a Femtocell, a set of Femtocells which generate interference with said Femtocell based on information measured by and feedbacked from subscribers which are served by said Femtocell, and delivering the cell IDs of all Femtocells in... Agent: Beijing University Of Posts And Telecommunications

20120309408 - Altitude estimation using a probability density function: Methods, program products, and systems of location estimation using a probability density function are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a server can estimate an effective altitude of a wireless access gateway using harvested data. The server can harvest location data from multiple mobile devices. The harvested data can include... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309418 - Communication performance guidance in a user terminal: A user terminal (100, 200, 300, 400), a UE, for a wireless communications system. The UE comprises an antenna unit (130) and a receiver unit (125) for receiving signals on a radio channel within the system. The UE also comprises a sensor (115) for sensing the position of the UE... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120309420 - Continuous data optimization of moved access points in positioning systems: Methods and systems of continuously optimizing data in WiFi positioning systems. A location-based services system uses WiFi-enabled devices to monitor WiFi access points in a target area to indicate whether a WiFi access point has moved relative to its previously recorded location. A WiFi-enabled device communicates with WiFi access points... Agent: Skyhook Wireless, Inc.

20120309412 - Determining motion states: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for determining a motion state of a mobile device. Accelerometer data is received from accelerometer sensors onboard the mobile device, wherein the accelerometer data represents acceleration of the mobile device in three-dimensional space. An accelerometer signal vector... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309416 - Geothentication based on network ranging: A system, method, and apparatus for the authentication of the physical location of a target node are disclosed herein. In one or more embodiments, the authentication of the target node's physical location is achieved by using ping ranging measurements obtained from the amount of time that elapses during ping messages... Agent: The Boeing Company

20120309414 - Location aware intelligent transportation systems: A location aware intelligent transportation system determines ranges between a plurality of communication devices, including at least one mobile communication device. A method includes receiving receive messages transmitted from a plurality of other communication devices. Each receive message includes a transmit count stamp corresponding to a remote counter value. The... Agent: Zulutime, LLC

20120309421 - Location-determining system and method: A method of determining the location of a mobile device (101) comprising receiving at least one mobile communication operating parameter from the mobile device (101), referring to a database (110) of stored navigation device-derived mobile communication operating parameter data and associated location data, wherein the navigation device-derived mobile communication operating... Agent:

20120309417 - Method and apparatus for facilitating location based interaction over an ad-hoc mesh network: An approach is provided for enabling location based interaction between wireless nodes over an ad-hoc mesh network. A location anchoring services module monitors an ad-hoc mesh network for activity information exchanged among one or more nodes within a predetermined proximity. Messages exchanged between wireless nodes are then processed with respect... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120309419 - Method and apparatus for updating location information for a terminal: Discloses is a method for transmitting cell change instruction information, which is to be performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system. The method for transmitting cell change instruction information includes: selecting or reselecting a second cell from a first cell; comparing a first cell ID of the first... Agent:

20120309410 - Mobile device location estimation: Methods, program products, and systems of location estimation using multiple wireless access gateways are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a mobile device can scan and detect multiple wireless access gateways. The mobile device can determine an initial estimate of distance between the mobile device and each wireless access gateway.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309407 - Mode of operation based on image capture profile: A device to detect a location of a device, identify an image capture profile associated with the location of the device, and modify a mode of operation on the device based on the image capture profile.... Agent:

20120309413 - Monitoring a geofence using wireless access points: Methods, program products, and systems for monitoring a geofence using wireless access points are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a mobile device receives data defining a geofence. The mobile device can select, from multiple wireless access points, one or more wireless access points for monitoring the geofence. The selected... Agent:

20120309409 - Monitoring geofence exit: Methods, program products, and systems for monitoring geofence exits using wireless access points are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a mobile device can detect one or more entry gateways that are wireless access points selected for monitoring a geofence. The mobile device can determine that the mobile device is... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309415 - Multipath compensation within geolocation of mobile devices: A location of a mobile device within a network is determined. The network includes a plurality of fixed nodes. A method includes receiving, at the plurality of fixed nodes, receive messages transmitted from the mobile communication device. Each of the plurality of fixed nodes generates a receive count stamp for... Agent: Zulutime, LLC

20120309411 - State estimation using motion context and multiple input observation types: Techniques for estimating the current state (e.g., position, velocity) of a mobile device based on motion context and multiple input observation types are disclosed. In some implementations, an Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) formulation is used to combine multiple input observations received from a variety of sources (e.g., WiFi, cell, GPS)... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309422 - System and method for locating physical assets: A stolen asset locating and recovery system comprises: a first locating device (LD) associated with a first asset. The first LD has a first wireless communication unit comprising a public mobile radio network (PMRN) enabled communication unit for communicating over a PMRN such as a GSM/GPRS network with any of:... Agent:

20120309423 - Apparatus and method for obtaining location information of an accessory device in a wireless communication system: Obtaining location information of an accessory location device having no location estimation function, through a short-range communication function includes determining whether a message transmission period arrives, and when the message transmission period arrives, transmitting a message including at least one of an indicator indicating that location information transmission is requested... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120309426 - Method for transmitting location based service-reference signal in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor: A method for allowing a mobile station to detect a Location Based Service-Reference Signal (LBS-RS) in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes receiving LBS-RS setup information of at least one target cell participating in location measurement from a serving cell, acquiring a frequency offset value of the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120309425 - Methods and devices for content distribution: To control content distribution to plural mobile entities (20, 25-27), a device (10) for managing the distribution of the content may determine mobile entities (20, 25-27) which participate in sharing the same content and which are located in the same region. The mobile entities (20, 25-27) respectively have a first... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120309424 - User profile-based assistance communication system: A method including providing a user profile-based assistance service; receiving an assistance request from a subscriber, wherein the assistance request includes geographic information pertaining to a destination of the subscriber; searching a user profiles repository storing user profiles of other subscribers, wherein each user profile includes information indicating a geographic... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120309429 - Location determination using historical data: Systems and methods for determining a location based on historical data are disclosed. Generally, a location determination component receives a request for information from a wireless device, where the request is associated with at least two network access points (NAPs). The location determination component determines which of the at least... Agent:

20120309428 - Location estimation using a probability density function: Methods, program products, and systems of location estimation using a probability density function are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a server can estimate an effective location of a wireless access gateway using harvested data. The server can harvest location data from multiple mobile devices. The harvested data can include... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120309427 - Method and system for locating a wireless access device in a wireless network: A wireless access device in a wireless network, whether a known or unknown entity, can be located using a geolocation system according to the present invention. A signal strength is determined by a wireless intrusion detection system (WIDS) node in a wireless network for each wireless access device that it... Agent: Network Security Technologies, Inc.

20120309430 - method for improving discovery of preferred mobile computing locations: A method for improving discovery of preferred mobile computing locations includes monitoring sensor data corresponding to a mobile computing device (MCD) and monitoring non-GPS network data implemented by the mobile computing device. Additionally, the method determines whether sensor data and non-GPS network data indicate that the mobile computing device is... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120309431 - Geographical determination of coverage in communications systems: A method of determining geographical determination of coverage in a mobile communications system by obtaining measurement data provided by a plurality of mobile terminals the method comprising the steps of: requesting terminal capability information from the subscriber terminals in a cell; obtaining the terminal capability information from the subscriber terminals;... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120309432 - System and method for tracking stolen communication terminal, and communication terminal: A system and method for tracking a stolen communication terminal and a communication terminal provide tracking of a thief. The system comprises: a communication terminal and a standby server for receiving theft tracking information; the communication terminal comprises: a radio frequency module, a camera for taking pictures, a storage module... Agent: Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd

20120309434 - Application adaptive mobile terminal: A user interface is presented for mobile devices that provides for efficient and logical movement between applications on the mobile device. Multiple applications may be used simultaneously and interactively. Such uses and data are stored on the device and re-presented to the user at subsequent uses to provide efficiencies in... Agent:

20120309433 - Method and apparatus for displaying home screen in mobile terminal: A method for displaying a home screen in a mobile terminal includes determining a location of the mobile terminal, determining a screen associated with the determined location among multiple screens; and setting the screen associated with the determined location as a home screen.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120309435 - Process and receiver for recovering paging message: A method of processing a paging message, the method being suitable for a User Equipment (UE) for a wireless telecommunication system, and comprising the steps of:—monitoring a Paging Indicator (PI) included in a Paging Indicator Channel (PICH) message;—upon reception (210) of a Paging Indicator (PI) relevant to said User Equipment,... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120309436 - Methods for user-interface over sms messages based on a reusable context model: Configurations providing a reusable context model for a user interface over SMS for interacting with different levels of a user interface (UI) within an interactive system are described. An SMS server can implement the reusable context model in which an available number from a sequence of numbers (e.g., a block... Agent: Google Inc.

20120309437 - Sms inquiry and invitation distribution method and system: The invention is an SMS distribution method for inquiries, invitations and proposals in which inquiries are sent to mobile telephone numbers included in a distribution list and their replies are collected as text messages via the SMS service (7) provided by the telecommunications network by means of a software programme... Agent: Bookit Oy Ajanvarauspalevelu

20120309438 - Method and device for maintaining the performance quality of a communication system in the presence of narrow band interference: A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for receiving a mitigation strategy for reducing interference caused by at least one narrow band interferer detected in a wide frequency band according to an average wideband power level, an adaptive threshold, or both, creating... Agent: Isco International, LLC

20120309439 - Transmission power control method, communication device and program: There is provided a method for controlling a transmission power in a second communication service making secondary usage of a spectrum assigned to a first communication service, with use of any node of one or more secondary usage node that transmits a radio signal of the second communication service, comprising... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120309442 - Method and apparatus for spectrum sensing: In a non-limiting and exemplary embodiment, a method is provided for adapting a device set of one or more radio devices providing detection estimates for the presence of a primary radio resource user. A first detection estimate for the presence of the user is determined on the basis of spectrum... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120309441 - Methods and apparatuses for radio resource allocation and identification: The present invention presents methods providing for system resource-efficient radio resource allocation of mobile terminals. The methods may include generating a first scheduling message including first scheduling information indicative of at least a first radio resource allocated to a first mobile terminal. The methods may also include generating a second... Agent:

20120309440 - Methods and systems for a generic multi-radio access technology: Generic devices, systems and methods for multiple radio access technologies (RATs) are described. An arrangement can include, for example, a multiple radio access technology (RAT) platform configured to enable communications with a plurality of different RATs using procedures associated with transceiver processing functions, wherein the procedures implement the transceiver processing... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120309443 - Provisioning antenna beam and serving cell selection parameters to fixed wireless customer premises equipment: An outdoor broadband unit receives a current time and maintenance mode parameters from a network device. The outdoor broadband unit also determines a mode associated with selection of an antenna beam, provided on an antenna of the outdoor broadband unit, based on at least one of the current time and... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120309444 - Cooperative spectrum sensing method and system for locationing primary transmitters in a cognitive radio system: In a cooperative spectrum sensing method and system for locationing primary transmitters, each of secondary users transmits to a corresponding one of cognitive radio (CR) base station location information thereof and a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) value generated thereby in response to sensing power signals from the primary transmitters.... Agent: National Chiao Tung University

20120309446 - Communication control method, communication control system and its control program: In a communication control method, a target SIR setting part controls downlink transmission power from a base station so that the T-SIR will be equal to the SIR measured in a known inner loop, by increasing a target signal interference ratio (T-SIR) by a first predetermined value when a reception... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120309445 - Controlling and mitigating dropped communications: Aspects relate to temporarily disabling a message or a set of messages based on the detection that an uplink transmission power is reaching maximum power or is at maximum power. The detection can be based on observing that one or more uplink transmissions are near, or at, the maximum power.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120309447 - Network selection mechanisms: When a user of a mobile communication device is roaming in a visited network, an active network selection policy is formed of one or more partial policies. The partial policies typically include the network selection rules of the visited network, but may also include user home network rules, global network... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120309449 - Handover proactive association clearing support method and system: A handover proactive association clearing support method and system supports minimizing handover times for at least one netsurfing end system, and optimizing a given market satisfaction function (MSF0) potentially depending on Internet-applications for whichever underlying HO technique, by potentially establishing pre-HO for free x/yz-, netsurfing x/yz-, and/or Sxyzj-association, called “clearing”... Agent:

20120309448 - Neighboring information management apparatus, neighboring information management system and method therefor: h

20120309450 - Method for controlling communication states of mobile terminal and mobile terminal: The invention provides a method for controlling communication states of a mobile terminal and the mobile terminal. The method comprises: the mobile terminal receiving and storing a planned time period input by a user and a communication state corresponding to the planned time period through a specific setup interface; and... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120309452 - Apparatus with rf transceiver and wireless communication module: An apparatus includes an RFID transceiver, a processing module, and a wireless communication module. The RFID transceiver receives an RFID signal from a device and obtains communication information from the RFID signal. The processing module is operable to: determine a wireless communication protocol and device information from the communication information;... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120309451 - Chip card, an electronic system, a method being implemented by a chip card and a computer program product:

20120309453 - Dual mode wireless communications device: A wireless communications device includes a battery, a processing section coupled to the battery, and an RF interface. The battery is configured to provide power to operate the wireless communications device in a first mode of operation. The processing section is configured to operate on battery power in the first... Agent:

20120309454 - Methods and devices for identifying selected objects: A method of choosing an object from multiple objects using a wireless device includes receiving a backscatter communication signal from each of the objects, determining one or more analog parameter of each backscatter communication signal, and, using the wireless device, selecting one object based at least in part on the... Agent:

20120309456 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device, electronic device, and radio communication device: In an embodiment, a semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a driver circuit that drives a transmission line, an output terminal coupled to the output of the driver circuit, and a variable-impedance circuit. The variable-impedance circuit is coupled, for example, between the driver circuit and the output terminals for series-termination of... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation

20120309455 - Smart phone control and notification for an electric vehicle charging station: A system and method for remote control of and notification by an electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). The system including a remote device, such as a smart phone, having a software configured to remotely control the EVSE and remotely retrieve and receive information from the EVSE. The smart phone may... Agent:

20120309457 - Support board used in mobile phone with main board having broken-board structure: A support board used in a mobile phone with a main board having a broken-board structure is provided. The support board mainly includes a mounting frame (1) for fixing a display screen and a support portion for supporting the main board having the broken-board structure. The support board is formed... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120309458 - Microwave transmission assembly: A microwave transmission assembly comprising a combiner comprising first and second input ports and internal and external output a ports; the combiner being adapted to transfer a signal received at microwave frequency f1 at the first input port to the external output port and signals received at other frequencies to... Agent:

20120309459 - Expedited communication key system and method: A method of performing expedited communication functions on a mobile device includes monitoring the duration-of key press on a keyboard of the mobile device and determining if the monitored duration of the key press is greater than a threshold duration. If the monitored duration of the key press is determined... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309460 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of the mobile terminal: A method of controlling an operation of a mobile terminal having a display screen, and which includes displaying a plurality of avatar images on the display screen, wherein at least a first avatar image represents a first party registered in a phone book of the mobile phone; detecting, via a... Agent:

20120309461 - Methods and apparatus for providing presentations for the composition of messages having size limitations: Methods and apparatus for use in providing presentations for the composition of messages having size limitations are described. A communication device receives, via its user interface, one or more character inputs in a message composition field for a new message being composed. While a character count of the message is... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120309466 - Mobile electronic device adaptively responsive to advanced motion: Providing an electronic device adaptively responsive to advance motion is disclosed. Displayed information on a multi-touch display is altered based on the electronic device detecting motion and user input.... Agent: Hj Laboratories, LLC

20120309464 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are disclosed. In the mobile terminal, at least one second application executable in a second operating system different from a first operating system can be searched and provided among at least one first application executable in the first operating... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120309463 - Mobile terminal and method of managing information in the same: A terminal includes a display, at least one storage area to store first content and second content, and a controller to identify the second content after the first content is selected and to control display information corresponding to the second content after the second content is identified. The controller identifies... Agent:

20120309465 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a device body, a first image display panel on a front surface of the device body, a second image display panel, and a coupling portion. The second image display panel has a structure in which light incident from a back surface side of the second... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120309462 - Screen expansion dock for smart phone: An expansion dock may include a first display screen to display video content and a video interface coupled to the first display screen, the video interface to receive the video content from a portable host computing device. The expansion dock may also include a multi-touch input surface (MTIS) overlaying the... Agent:

20120309467 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes: a battery configured to supply electric power; a display unit configured to continually display remaining battery capacity based on battery capacity; a plurality of regions provided regarding the remaining capacity indication; and a plurality of continual functions corresponding to the respective regions. Proportional constants of the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120309468 - Operating system (os) virtualisation and processor utilization thresholds for minimizing power consumption in mobile phones: A mobile phone that uses OS virtualization for minimizing power consumption in mobile phones is provided. Apparatus and methods may involve conserving processor power in a mobile phone according to the invention may include the following steps. A first step may be awakening a first processing core from a low... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120309469 - Telephone screen protector: There is proposed a screen protector for cellular telephones Apple Iphone 4 white model, formed by a transparent film made of synthetic material having a first opening (2) comprising a first part (4) such as an opening for the lens of the telephone camera and a second part (5) provided... Agent:

20120309470 - Dual-axis hinge device for a portable apparatus and cam unit thereof: A dual-axis hinge device in a portable apparatus is provided, in which a first hinge unit has a first driving cam for rotating upon a first hinge axis along with rotation of a second housing, and a second hinge unit having a second driving cam adapted to be engaged with... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120309471 - Sliding module and slidable electronic device: A slidable electronic device includes a main body, a cover, and a sliding module sandwiched between the main body and the cover, and groups of resilient members. The sliding module includes a guiding member including a first guiding portion and a second guiding portion arranged side by side. The first... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120309472 - Radiation redirecting external case for portable communication device and antenna embedded in battery of portable communication device: An antenna or set of antennae for a wireless device is provided by embedding the antennae into the battery case or generally the surface area of a wireless phone. The antenna connections are through the battery's connections to the wireless device. The antenna can be located at the back surface... Agent: Pong Research Corporation

20120309473 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes a terminal main body including a circuit board for processing a radio signal, a conductive member including an exposed surface exposed to the outside of the main body and a plurality of recesses formed to be recessed toward the interior of the main body from the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120309474 - Cellular phone cover: A cover for protecting a cellular phone comprising: a top edge; a bottom edge; side edges, where the side edges connect the top edge and bottom edge; an outer surface; and a plurality of tentacles, where said tentacles extend from the outer surface. During use the top edge, bottom edge... Agent:

20120309475 - Mobile telephone cleaning case: A mobile telephone cleaning case is provided. An open face top cover has a substantially flat back platform with raised sides along three of four edges and is dimensioned to receive a mobile device. A bottom cover includes a further back platform with further raised sides along three of four... Agent:

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