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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 11/28/2013 > 132 patent applications in 65 patent subcategories.
20130316638 - Wideband intelligent jamming control apparatus and method: A wideband intelligent jamming control apparatus and method is provided, which efficiently control an unauthorized threat signal. The wideband intelligent jamming control apparatus includes a signal detection terminal for detecting and analyzing wideband frequency signals in real time, and transmitting a jamming command and jamming signal specification information if a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130316639 - Systems, methods, and devices for associating a contact identifier with a broadcast source: A media device including a broadcast receiver that receives broadcast media from a plurality of broadcast sources where the broadcast receiver is tunable to a first broadcast source. The media device also includes a data store that stores a list of contact identifiers where each contact identifier is associated with... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130316640 - Schedule subscription system: A subscription system includes a national subscription server capable of tracking which local stations subscribe to particular radio station music formats, for example AC middays, Top 40 afternoons, morning programs, or overnight Contemporary AC. A local music scheduler can query the subscription server for a log of nationally scheduled content... Agent: Clear Channel Management Services, Inc.
20130316641 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for utilizing a repeating function to improve quality of service: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for utilizing a repeating function to improve quality of service. According to embodiments, a method for utilizing a repeating function to improve quality of service is provided. According to the method a first mobile cellular device is selected. An instruction is transmitted to the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130316642 - Smart battery wear leveling for audio devices: Various embodiments may provide systems and methods among wireless nodes in a wireless communication network that enable balancing the batteries in the wireless nodes to be depleted at approximately the same rate. Various embodiments intelligently and dynamically swap master/slave roles among wireless nodes (e.g., wireless earpieces) coupled to a wireless... Agent:
20130316643 - Statistical multiplexing in satellite communication networks: A single, large-scale satellite access communication network may be configured as infrastructure for many small-scale subnets, wherein each subnet may be configured to serve a different organization (e.g. an SME) as a private network. Each subnet may be configured as a small star and/or mesh satellite data access network from... Agent: Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
20130316644 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: There is provided a mobile terminal capable of being protected against unauthorized use by a third party without using a dedicated key device. A plurality of mobile terminals are previously registered mutually. When unlocked among them, one mobile terminal communicates with another mobile terminal in a communication range of short-range... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130316647 - Device, system, and method for logging near field communications tag interactions: An apparatus, method and system for categorizing, parsing, grouping and displaying Near Field Communication (NFC) tags for presentation on a user device, including storing in a computer readable medium of a log of ones of the tags read by or written by the user device, assessing at least one category... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130316646 - Interface for communication between voltage domains: In one or more embodiments, circuitry is provided for isolation and communication of signals between circuits operating in different voltage domains using capacitive coupling. The capacitive coupling is provided by one or more capacitive structures having a breakdown voltage that is defined by way of the various components and their... Agent:
20130316645 - Near field communication enabled medical device system: The present disclosure presents a NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled medical device system comprising: a medical device which is able to obtain an individual's at least one physiological parameter and comprises a first NFC reader/writer used to store and exchange data; a portable module comprising a first NFC tag which... Agent: Health & Life Co., Ltd.
20130316648 - Wireless communication device with rfid reader: A wireless communication device is provided with separate processing modules for a transceiver and a near field communication (NFC) device. The NFC processing module is configured to generate outbound NFC data and to process inbound NFC data, while the transceiver processing module is configured to generate outbound transceiver data and... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130316651 - Apparatus and methods for providing service discovery over alternate transports: Methods and apparatus for providing primary transport service discovery information over one or more alternate transports that are not normally associated with the primary transport services. In one embodiment, the primary transport comprises a first wireless interface (e.g., Bluetooth), and the alternate transport comprises a second wireless interface (e.g., WiFi... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130316652 - Method to use auxiliary channel to achieve fast and power-efficient association in wireless networks: A medical system includes one or more MBAN devices that acquire and communicate patient data. The medical system further including one or more medical body area network (MBAN) systems, each MBAN system including the one or more MBAN devices that communicate the patient data with a hub device via short-range... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130316650 - Mounting apparatus, method, and system for short-range wireless communications: A mounting apparatus enables a near field communication (NFC) tag, radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, bar code or other machine-readable symbol, or other information-storage element located on the mounting apparatus to be read/interrogated by a user's wireless communication device, such as for example to obtain business card information. A system... Agent: List Forward, LLC
20130316649 - Smart pairing using bluetooth® technology: Various embodiments provide systems and methods among wireless nodes in a wireless communication network that enable pairing a third-party device to all wireless devices of a composite electronic device in a single user step. A first wireless node may negotiate a first wireless pairing with third-party device for a second... Agent:
20130316654 - Method, apparatus for acquiring radio channel environment information, and radio network control device: A method, an apparatus for acquiring for acquiring radio channel environment information, and a radio network control device are provided in embodiments of the present invention. The apparatus includes: an acquiring unit, configured to acquire a radio signal transmitted by a terminal; a channel information acquiring unit, configured to acquire... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130316656 - Mobile communication method, subscriber management server, and mobility management node: A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes a step A of transmitting, by an operation and maintenance server EM, “MDT config” to a subscriber management server HSS, and a step B of instructing, by the subscriber management server HSS, the target mobile station UE to perform the... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130316655 - Signal processing device, signal processing method, and receiving device: This disclosure relates to a signal processing device, a signal processing method, and a receiving device that are capable of detecting response information at a high degree of accuracy from a carrier signal that is load-modulated based on the response information. A positive DC generating unit 61 generates a positive... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130316653 - System for constraining an operating parameter of an ehf communication chip: An EHF communication system including an EHF communication chip. The EHF communication chip may include an EHF communication circuit having at least one controllable parameter-based module having a testable and controllable operating parameter The EHF communication chip may further include a test and trim circuit coupled to the EHF communication... Agent:
20130316657 - Rf circuit and isolation detecting device thereof, and method for measuring a degree of isolation between a first rf circuit and a second rf circuit with respect to a frequency: An isolation detecting device includes a signal receiver for receiving an attenuated RF signal and transmitting at least part of the attenuated RF signal to a power sensor for conversion into a voltage signal, an A/D converter for converting the voltage signal into a numerical value, and a processing module... Agent: Wistron Neweb Corp.
20130316658 - Reconfigurable communication device and method: A communication device includes a transmitter operable to couple to a plurality of transceivers via a plurality of transmission channels, transmit payload data via the plurality of transmission channels, and obtain monitored transmission conditions for one or more transmission channels in the plurality of transmission channels. During operation, the transmitter... Agent: Lantiq Deutschland Gmbh
20130316659 - Radio frequency tracking filter: The specification and drawings present a new apparatus and method for an RF tracking filter which may be used in RF transceivers. Instead of having band pass filter and switches in the signal path exemplary embodiments of the invention describe keeping the signal path intact for wanted frequency components and... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130316660 - Wireless apparatus and interference determination method thereof: A wireless apparatus and an interference determination method thereof are provided. The wireless apparatus determines that the wireless apparatus operates in a first bandwidth mode, and counts a first clear channel assessment (CCA) number associated with a primary channel, a second CCA number associated with a secondary channel, an entire... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corporation
20130316661 - Transceiver using technique for improvement of phase noise and switching of phase lock loop (pll): A transceiver may include a reception (Rx) radio frequency (RF) part configured to process a received signal, a transmission (Tx) RF part configured to process a transmitted signal, and a phase lock loop (PLL) configured to provide a reception frequency to the reception RF part and provide a transmission frequency... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130316662 - Electronic devices, methods, and computer program products for making a change to an antenna element based on a power level of a transmission power amplifier: A method of operating an electronic device includes providing a plurality of antenna elements, determining that a change is to be made to at least one of the plurality of antenna elements, and scheduling the change to the at least one of the plurality of antenna elements during a time... Agent: Sony Mobile Communications Ab
20130316663 - Matching device, transmitting amplifier, and wireless communication device: A first signal path has one or a plurality of coils arranged in series, the coils being connected to the output of a first amplifier. A second signal path has the same number of coils as the coils of the first signal path, the coils being arranged in series and... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130316664 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus including a display module further including a control board for controlling an operation of the display module to display an image. An outer casing unit accommodates the display module, and a wireless communication unit performs wireless communication with an external communication device. The wireless communication unit includes... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130316665 - Method and apparatus for coding and interleaving for very high throughput wireless communications: A wireless transmitter can include a plurality of bandwidth modules, each bandwidth module processing data based on a predetermined frequency band. In one embodiment, such a wireless transmitter can include encoding components for receiving transmit data and generating encoded data. A multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) stream parser can receive the encoded... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316666 - Dynamically reconfigurable universal transmitter system: A dynamically reconfigurable universal transmitter system is disclosed herein. The electronic device includes multiple transmitter resources for generating transmission signals, an output bus; and an antenna summer coupled to the output bus. The output bus is selectively coupled to the plurality of transmitter resources and it selectively receives transmission signals... Agent:
20130316667 - Rf signal choking device and antenna system with a rf signal choking device: A RF signal choking device includes: a first port electrically receiving direct current, RF signals, and antenna interface standards group (AISG) signals from a base station; a blocking capacitor being provided for blocking the direct current and the AISG signal and transmitting the RF signal; a second port connected to... Agent: Mobi Antenna Technologies (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130316669 - Low noise amplifiers with cascode divert switch for carrier aggregation: Low noise amplifiers (LNAs) supporting carrier aggregation are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus (e.g., a wireless device, an integrated circuit, etc.) includes first and second amplifier circuits and a divert cascode transistor. Each amplifier circuit may include a gain transistor and a cascode transistor. The divert cascode transistor... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316668 - Low noise amplifiers with transformer-based signal splitting for carrier aggregation: Low noise amplifiers (LNAs) supporting carrier aggregation are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus (e.g., a wireless device, an integrated circuit, etc.) includes an amplifier circuit, a transformer, and a plurality of downconverters. The amplifier circuit receives and amplifies an input radio frequency (RF) signal and provides an amplified... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316670 - Multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) low noise amplifiers for carrier aggregation: Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) low noise amplifiers (LNAs) supporting carrier aggregation are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus (e.g., a wireless device, an integrated circuit, etc.) includes a MIMO LNA having a plurality of gain circuits, a drive circuit, and a plurality of load circuits. The gain circuits receive at... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316671 - Dual mode receiver with rf splitter using programmable passive components: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a dual mode receiver that includes an RF splitter configured to operate in two modes, wherein in a first mode a single low noise amplifier is active to receive an RF input signal, and in a second mode two low noise amplifiers... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130316674 - Device and method for controlling charging in a mobile communication system: The present invention relates to a method and device for controlling charging in a mobile communication system. The method for controlling charging in a mobile communication system is characterized by comprising the steps of: generating, by a service provider, a sponsor coupon to transmit to a terminal when a sponsor... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd
20130316672 - Sharing network capacity with another device: There is provided a cause a reception of information from a second device, wherein the information indicates a need to utilize the network capacity of the apparatus by the second device; detect an identifier of the second device in order to enable identification of the second device; determine whether or... Agent:
20130316673 - System, device, and method of traffic detection: A cellular traffic monitoring system includes: a Traffic Detection Function (TDF) module to monitor cellular traffic associated with a cellular subscriber device, and to generate application detection output indicative of an application used by the cellular subscriber device; an application-based charging module to generate, based on the application detection output... Agent:
20130316675 - Facilitation of mobile operator billing based on wireless network traffic management and tracking of destination address in conjunction with billing policies: Systems and methods for wireless network traffic routing through traffic optimization and tracking of destination and/or origination addresses in conjunction with billing policies to facilitate service provider billing is disclosed. Since the distributed proxy system, which includes, for example, a proxy server and/or a local proxy on the mobile device,... Agent: Seven Networks, Inc.
20130316678 - Femto jamming of macro pilot: Triggering device scanning and efficient femtocell detection in areas dominated by macro cells can be facilitated. In particular, a jamming component generates a small and measured amount of interference to user equipment or user equipments (UEs) camping on nearby macro carriers. Moreover, the power utilized to introduce the interference can... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20130316677 - Method and system for enterprise recording of cellular device communications: A system and method for providing recording services for communications to or from at least one Enterprise Mobile Device (EMD), the system including an Enterprise Compliance Server (ECS) and an Enterprise Recording System (ERS). The ECS receives a Enterprise Mobile Device (EMD) communication request through a signaling channel from a... Agent: Boomering Communication (2005) Ltd.
20130316676 - Sharing network capacity with another device: There is provided an apparatus caused to at least cause a reception of information from a second device, wherein the information indicates a need to utilize the network capacity of the apparatus by the second device; detect an identifier of the second device in order to enable identification of the... Agent:
20130316679 - Systems and methods for managing concurrent audio messages: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316680 - Generation and delivery of multimedia content-adaptation notifications: A method for conditioning multimedia containers to be compatible with decoding facilities of receivers of diverse types is disclosed. Content of a multimedia container may include components of different encoding formats. Container conditioning also detects and, where feasible, removes undesirable insertions within each content component of a multimedia container. A... Agent: Vantrix Corporation
20130316681 - Methods and apparatus for providing an incentivized cooperative system for accessing radio access networks: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for providing improved service to wireless devices in a radio access network (RAN). This is accomplished through affording cooperative arrangements wherein a helper mobile device having a good link to the RAN assists another mobile device having a poorer quality link to access the RAN,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316683 - Mobile wireless communications device providing enhanced file transfer management features and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing, at least one wireless transceiver carried by the portable housing, and a controller carried by the portable housing and coupled to the at least one wireless transceiver. The controller may be configured to operate a plurality of different mobile device... Agent: Blackberry Limited
20130316682 - System and method for controlling access to media content: A system and method are provided for providing access to media on a first mobile device. The method comprises sending a first request to a second mobile device using a peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging protocol, the first request being associated with access to media using the first mobile device. The first... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130316684 - Method for providing phone book service including emotional information and an electronic device thereof: A method and an apparatus for providing a phone book service including emotional information are provided. The method for providing the phone book service including the emotional information includes receiving call data, detecting an emotion of another party using the received call data, and storing the emotion of the other... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20130316685 - Wireless terminal surveillance system: An illustrative system and method for detecting a wireless terminal in a wireless network by ascertaining information about the wireless terminal's location, thus enabling individualized surveillance and tracking of certain wireless terminals. In some embodiments, the detection is triggered by a signal that is compliant with the Customized Applications for... Agent: Polaris Wireless, Inc.
20130316692 - Common radio element application manager architecture for wireless picocells: A multi-modal multi-modulation base station such as a picocell is disclosed. The base station can include multiple radio devices that can be configured to communicate with user devices using different protocols and different frequencies. The base station includes a backhaul interface to core networks that can also operate according to... Agent: Public Wireless, Inc.
20130316689 - Information processing device, information processing system, and information processing method: There is provided an information processing device including a communication unit that performs short-range wireless communication with another information processing device, and a control unit that performs control of supplying, via a memory, a display device with display information supplied from the other information processing device through the short-range wireless... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130316688 - Methods and devices for controlling a mobile terminal in a radio access network to transition between a plurality of communication states: The present invention relates to methods and devices for controlling a mobile terminal in a radio access network to transition between a plurality of communication states. This object is attained in a first aspect of the present invention by a method comprising the step of acquiring (S101) an indication regarding... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130316693 - Mobile station and time adjustment method: A mobile station includes a time information reception determining unit configured to determine whether time information is received from a residing network, a table configured to associate networks where the mobile station may reside with time zones for areas where the networks are operated, and a time adjustment unit configured... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130316687 - Systems and methods for group communication using a mobile device with mode depending on user proximity or device position: Methods and systems for controlling group communications using a mobile device includes detecting a motion of the mobile device corresponding to a user placing the device on a surface, maintain a communication session with another mobile device while the user is detected in proximity to the first mobile device, and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316686 - Systems and methods for group communication using a mobile device with mode transition based on motion: Methods and systems of communication using a mobile device that include detecting a movement of the mobile device associated with transitioning from speaker phone mode to earpiece mode, or vice versa, and in response to detecting such movement, automatically transitioning the device to a different mode of operation. The detected... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316690 - Systems and methods for interacting with portable electronic devices: Systems and methods for interacting with a portable electronic device are provided. In this regard, a representative system includes: a cover sized and shaped for removable attachment to an exterior of the portable electronic device; a first antenna disposed on the cover; and a first wireless controller coupled to the... Agent: Htc Corporation
20130316691 - Variable beamforming with a mobile platform: A mobile platform includes a microphone array and is capable of implementing beamforming to amplify or suppress audio information from a sound source. The sound source is indicated through a user input, such as pointing the mobile platform in the direction of the sound source or through a touch screen... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316696 - Energy efficient and accuracy aware mobile services: Systems and methods that can reduce energy resources required by sensors in mobile devices and thereby mitigate premature battery depletion are disclosed. Mobile devices can be assigned groups by a sensor usage management (SUM) server based on the proximity of the mobile devices to one another. Once groups have been... Agent: Carnegie Mellon University
20130316697 - Method, server and mobile communication device for managing unique memory device identifications: A method for server-based managing of unique memory device identifications, such as serial numbers, of memory devices having unique memory device identifications, such as emulated MIFARE devices like SmartMX cards, which memory devices are arranged in mobile communication devices, comprises keeping a repository (DB) of available memory device identifications; fetching... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20130316695 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: Disclosed is a mobile terminal for receiving a message and a control method thereof. The mobile terminal includes: a wireless communication unit for receiving a message; a display unit for displaying a received message; and a controller for detecting a sensor related to an emoticon when the emoticon is included... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130316694 - Radio communication system having functions of replying status information and remote control: A radio communication system having functions of replying status information and remote control, includes a console and a plurality of radio terminals, wherein each of the radio terminal is capable of transmitting corresponding Ack message about an operation status thereof to the console over a mobile communication system, if the... Agent: Unication Group/unication Co.,ltd.
20130316698 - System and method of triggering and executing active content on a recipient device: A system and method of triggering and executing active content on a recipient device, the system comprising a sender device configured to send a trigger message to the recipient device, wherein the trigger message specifies at least one executable file, the executable file comprising active content to be executed by... Agent: Smart Hub Pte. Ltd.
20130316700 - Apparatus and method for reducing interference: An infrastructure apparatus for reducing interference, the apparatus comprising a controller. The controller is arranged in operation to determine an amount of interference in a first frequency band to radio signals for a first type of traffic caused by radio signals for a second type of traffic in a second... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20130316701 - Data processing method and device for essential factor lost score: Disclosed are a data processing method and device for an essential factor lost score. The method comprises: determining, according to a representative KPI lost score, contributions of a representative KPI to a QoE lost score; searching the correspondence between the representative KPI and essential factors, and determining contributions of the... Agent: Datang Mobile Communications Equipment Co., Ltd
20130316699 - Ue enhancement for service recovery in mobile communications network: A method of applying a network forbidden list for enhanced service recovery in mobile communication networks is provided. In a first embodiment, upon receiving an error cause for a RAT in a selected network, a UE stores a PLMN ID, the RAT information, and the error cause as an entry... Agent: Mediatek, Inc.
20130316702 - Method and system for timely delivery of multimedia content via a femtocell: Aspects of a method and system for timely delivery of multimedia content via a femtocell are provided. In this regard, a femtocell may receive data via an upstream path and transmit data via a downstream path. One of the upstream path and downstream path may comprise a cellular path and... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130316703 - Charging and billing for content, services, and access: Among other things, at a server, information is received from applications, services, or content being used on user devices about usage of communication services attributable to each of the applications, services, or content. The information about the amounts of attributable communication services is used in allocating charges for the services... Agent: Aquto Corporation
20130316704 - Bulk re-registration to another msc-vlr: An MSC-VLR of a wireless telecommunications network also having an HLR and at least a second MSC-VLR and a plurality of mobiles. The MSC-VLR includes a network interface unit which communicates with the network. The MSC-VLR includes a processing unit that is in communication with the network interface unit and... Agent:
20130316705 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for efficient network discovery: Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments of the invention are disclosed to improve the discovery of wireless networks having desired service offerings. In an example embodiment of the invention, a method comprises: broadcasting a wireless generic advertisement service request to a plurality of wireless devices, including an indication that... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130316707 - Mobile terminal, vehicular device, and portable communication terminal: A mobile terminal displays, in a common format, a first list for a first registered facility information, which is managed by a database in a memory unit of the mobile terminal itself, and a second list for a second registered facility information, which is managed by a database in an... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130316708 - Network elements, cellular communication system and methods therefor: Location presence information is provided to advertising services by a femto-cell management system in a femto/pico-cell environment. On registration of a user equipment with a pico-cell which has been previously identified as a designated zone, the management system sends an alert to the advertising services. A SMS controller permits the... Agent: Ip.access Ltd.
20130316706 - Predictive paging based on mobility history and movement patterns: A method and apparatus for efficient paging of user equipment (UE) in an LTE network is disclosed. In addition to storing the Last Seen eNodeB (LSeNB) for each UE attached to a mobility management entity (MME), the MME also maintains an LSeNB List of the eNodeBs seen immediately before the... Agent:
20130316709 - Neighbor list optimization apparatus, neighbor list generation apparatus, base station apparatus, neighbor list optimization method, and non-transitory computer readable medium: A neighbor list optimization unit (11) performs optimization of a neighbor list that is wirelessly transmitted by a base station (2) that manages an objective cell (61). The neighbor list optimization unit (11) includes a cell selection unit (110). The cell selection unit (110) selects, based on cell types defined... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130316711 - Communication system, mobile station, and switching control method: A UE 300 is connectable to a first radio communication system and a second radio communication system which differs from the first radio communication system and uses multiple frequency bands. The UE 300 receives RRC CONNECTION REJECT which gives an instruction to switch from the first radio communication system to... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130316712 - Method and apparatus for performing handover in wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a method of performing a handover of a mobile device by a first base station. The present invention includes transmitting a handover request message to a second base station, receiving a handover response message in response to the handover request message from the second base... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130316710 - System and method for configuring a communications network: A method for partitioning a communications network includes selecting, by a controller, a starting communications controller for a first region in the communications network according to an interference level. The method also includes including, by the controller, a first neighboring communications controller in the first region if an average inter-cell... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
20130316713 - Method for detecting cause of radio link failure or handover failure: A method for detecting a cause of radio link failure (RLF) or handover failure, in which the first base station triggers a handover process for the UE, and the mobility or handover information of the UE in the source cell is sent to a second base station. After the second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130316714 - Dynamic reconfiguration of cell site service(s): An architecture can dynamically update or set facility variables for adapting cell site (e.g., base station) characteristics in a wireless communication network. In particular, based upon a current configuration or state of facility equipment as well as various operation data, the architecture can determine or infer a reconfiguration of a... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130316715 - Interconnecting base stations of a cellular network via a transport network: A method is provided for interconnecting base stations of a cellular network via a transport network which comprises a plurality of network elements (NEs), wherein at least two of the plurality of NEs are collocated with respective base stations. The method comprises the steps of: establishing in the TN at... Agent:
20130316717 - Combined base transceiver station and base station controller call origination and termination: A system, method, and computer readable medium for a mobile origination comprises receiving an origination request message by a main call control (MCC) from a radio call control (RCC), receiving an assignment request message by the RCC from the MCC, receiving a traffic channel assign message by a channel element... Agent:
20130316716 - Device triggered channel selection: A telecommunication device having a network interface module that is operable to detect an action at a network-driven application of the telecommunication device, which uses broadband Internet access to carry out its primary application functions. The network interface module then determines whether the detected action initiates a data transfer request... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc
20130316720 - Method and apparatus for state/mode transitioning: A user equipment implements a method of processing indication messages, such as SCRI (signaling connection release indication) messages. For at least one RRC (radio resource control) state, if the current RRC state of the UE is a result of a previously sent indication, the UE inhibits itself from sending a... Agent: Blackberry Limited
20130316719 - Method of processing reference signal configuration information in wireless communication system, base station and terminal: The present invention provides a method of processing reference signal configuration information, a base station and a terminal. The method includes: sending, by a base station, first reference signal configuration information and at least one piece of second reference signal configuration information to a terminal, such that the terminal performs... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130316718 - Multiple subscription resource access control: The various embodiments include methods for managing how a MSMS communication device that is accessing an arbitrary combination of multiple telephony networks processes paging collisions. The embodiment methods promote improving a subscription's page blocking rate by causing a MSMS communication device to implement a retransmission remedial action for a blocked... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316721 - Method and device for allocating uplink channel resource of cooperative multi-point transmission/reception: A method, device, system, User Equipment (UE), computer readable medium and programme product for allocating uplink channel resource of cooperative multi-point transmission/reception are disclosed. The method includes receiving involved information for allocating uplink control channel resource or uplink detection reference signal resource in at least one of other cells; according... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130316722 - Resource managing method, resource management device and apparatus for supporting operation of a radio communication network: The present invention relates to a method to be carried out by a network support apparatus for managing resources of the apparatus, a method for managing resources of a network node, an apparatus for supporting the operation of a network and a resource management device, which particularly enable the determination... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130316726 - Efficient resource usage for location sharing in computer networks: A location sharing system and related processes across computer networks are provided that efficiently utilize resources by adjusting location determination techniques at client devices. A rule-based architecture including user-based heuristics facilitates location determination that is accurate while optimizing resource consumption. Current interest in or other behavior associated with a target... Agent: Revnetics, Inc.
20130316724 - Event-triggered dynamic landmark creation system and method: An event-triggered dynamic landmark creation system includes a management system and tracking devices attached to mobile objects. Each tracking device is configured to wirelessly transmit information pertaining to current time, identification and location of tracking devices, and status of mobile objects. The management system is configured to wirelessly communicate with... Agent: Webtech Wireless Inc.
20130316731 - Fleet management system and method employing mobile device monitoring and research: Systems, apparatuses and methods for monitoring wireless communication performance. A fleet of moving vehicles equipped with communication devices communicate data call records, including a geographic location of the vehicle when the communication was attempted, to a central office. Indications of successful and unsuccessful call record communications attempts are aggregated by... Agent:
20130316733 - Intuitive computing methods and systems: The present disclosure relates generally to mobile devices and content recognition. One claim recites a method employing a mobile device having a processor configured to perform one or more acts of the method, the mobile device including at least one sensor. The method includes: obtaining information from the sensor; and... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20130316732 - Method and system for managing devices: Systems and methods for managing devices, such as computing devices, are disclosed. In an aspect, one method comprises determining one or more available communication networks, determining a first position in association with the one or more available communication networks, if a change is detected in the one or more available... Agent: Alert Gps Holdings, Corp.
20130316730 - Method for positioning wireless terminal, and related device and system: A method for positioning a wireless terminal, and a related device and system are provided. The method includes: obtaining, by a wireless terminal, a positioning service period and an identifier of a positioning channel from a first access point; switching, by the wireless terminal, to the positioning channel in the... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd
20130316727 - Methods and appartus to determine distance between devices for device to device communication and proximity services: Various systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable media for communicating from device to device are described. Device to Device (D2D) communication may bypass use of a network when devices are in communicable proximity of each other. Knowledge of the relative locations of devices that either are already in D2D mode or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316725 - Operating geographic location systems: Among other things, we describe a method that includes receiving, on a mobile device, an indication that an application executing on the mobile device has entered a background state, receiving, from the application, a value indicating a condition for providing location data to the application, disabling a resource associated with... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130316729 - Position information management system, position information management method, and management server: A position information management system is disclosed, including a communication apparatus which includes a storage unit which stores therein position information of the communication apparatus; a wireless terminal which includes identification information and which communicates with the communication apparatus; and a management server which manages a position of the wireless... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20130316728 - Positioning systems for wireless networks: The invention provides a method of computing positioning of a mobile device in a wireless network. This positioning method receives associated pings exchanged among a network of nodes. The pings include count stamps of ping transmit and receipt, and a count stamp of a message received by the network nodes... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20130316734 - System and method for aggregating and associating mobile device location data: A computer-implemented method for processing mobile device location data is provided. Location data is filtered based on age and accuracy or precision of location coordinates. Location data is partitioned based on the location coordinates into a plurality of clusters including a plurality of location data instances. The plurality of clusters... Agent: Wavemarket Inc.
20130316723 - System for facilitating participation of a plurality of pilgrims in an annual pilgrimage: A system used to facilitate participation of a plurality of pilgrims in a seasonal pilgrimage throughout predetermined locations in Saudi Arabia to the extent of providing assistance, advertisement and educational information used by all pilgrims who perform the annual pilgrimage (Hajj) ritual in Saudi Arabia. The cities of Mecca and... Agent:
20130316736 - System and method for determining a magnetic field using a mobile device: A method and system are provided for determining a magnetic field using a mobile device. The method includes determining location information of the mobile device, obtaining magnetic field data based on the location information, determining orientation information of the mobile device and applying the orientation information to the magnetic field... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130316735 - System and methods of location based service for people interaction: System and methods for location based service for people interaction are disclosed. The system and methods allow people not only to connect to their known friends and contacts but also to meet those people unknown or unfamiliar. Direct and intrinsic users' interests can be discovered, categorized and aggregated during daily... Agent:
20130316739 - Smart data connections for mobile devices: A method may include detecting motion of a mobile device and inferring from the motion a first activity of a user of the mobile device. The method may also include evaluating a signal quality of a radio signal received by a signal module and altering an operational mode of the... Agent:
20130316738 - Systems and methods for detecting and controlling transmission devices: Disclosed is a system for managing wireless transmitting devices in which a wireless transmission from a transmission device is detected within or about a set area and an allowability of the transmission device to continue transmitting is based on an identification information, of the device, a location of the device... Agent:
20130316737 - Systems, methods, and devices for policy-based control and monitoring of use of mobile devices by vehicle operators: Systems, methods, and devices for controlling and limiting use of functions, such as calling, texting, chatting, emailing, Internet surfing, and similar applications, on a mobile device when the mobile device is in a moving vehicle, includes use of an on-board computer installed within the vehicle, a transmitter in electronic communication... Agent: Obdedge, LLC
20130316740 - Indoor locating mobile terminals in a mobile cellular telecommunication network: A process for indoor location of a mobile cellular terminal (3) equipped with a transceiver apparatus capable of communicating with a mobile cellular telecommunication network (2), through a system including at least one transmitter apparatus (5a-5g), present inside an indoor environment (6;A-G), and at least one of the mobile terminals... Agent: Sisvel Technology S.r.l.
20130316741 - Method for residential localization of mobile phone users: It comprises defining the residential location of one or more users according to his mobile phone activity during a time pattern comprising at least one specific period of time. It also comprises carrying out said residential localization by automatically carrying out the next steps: a) determining said time pattern, or... Agent: Telefonica S.a.
20130316742 - Method and apparatus for transmitting indoor context information: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a system and method for determining indoor context information relating to a location of a mobile device. Indoor context information may be utilized by a mobile device or a network element to obtain an estimate of a location of the mobile device within... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316743 - Mobile surveillance: In some embodiments, a technique for logging an item encountered by a mobile device comprises automatically detecting an item in an uncontrolled environment, extracting an identity associated with the item, logging an encounter, wherein the encounter includes the identity, and deleting the encounter after a predetermined period of time has... Agent:
20130316744 - Notification based on user context: Systems, methods, and devices enable management of notifications across mobile devices and the separation of the notification (e.g., an alarm) from the communication (e.g., an email or SMS message that was the subject of the alarm). By separately managing the manner of notification provided to the user from its associated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316745 - Radio communication device, base station, method for radio communication, program, and radio communication system: Provided is a radio communication device including a radio communication section that communicates by radio with a base station, a storage section that stores information indicating two or more intervals, and a receipt control section that switches, among the two or more intervals, a receiving cycle for receiving a paging... Agent:
20130316747 - Method and system for circulating messages: A method for circulating a message to a group of people, including sending a circulated message and a distribution list comprising identifiers for a plurality of mobile communicators, by a first mobile communicator, and sequentially receiving the circulated message and a distribution list, by a next mobile communicator, and, if... Agent: Google Inc.
20130316748 - Method for transmitting short messages: A method for transmitting short messages (5) in a telecommunications network (10) is proposed, which enables especially simple, convenient downloading of data fields (15, 20, 25, 30) of the short message (5) from a network operator (70). A notice is sent to a subscriber (60) of the telecommunications network (10)... Agent: Ipcom Gmbh & Co. Kg
20130316746 - Personal hub presence and response: Methods, devices, and systems for transmitting convenient messages to a recipient for rendering based on the recipient's device availabilities. A recipient's mobile device may be connected to a personal hub and/or earpiece devices configured to render various incoming communications, such as audio messages and visual messages. The incoming messages may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316749 - Wireless data pipeline: System and method for retrieving data from distributed nodes using radio. Data is transmitted through a mesh of nodes to aggregators, and may be transmitted through a mesh of aggregators to higher level aggregators. High level aggregators are arranged in pipelines and configured to transmit and receive simultaneously to maximize... Agent: Srd Innovations Inc.
20130316750 - Characterizing cable leakage interference priorities on lte: A method and structure for conforming to cable leakage compliance level requirements includes calculating, using a processor on a computer, a priority of repairs for cable leakage over a cable operator service area. A result of the priority calculation is provided, thereby permitting higher priority leaks to be identified and... Agent: Comsonics, Inc.
20130316754 - Devices, methods, and computer programs for detecting potential displacement of a wireless transceiver: It is presented a method for detecting potential displacement of a wireless transceiver connected to a machine-to-machine device. The method comprises the steps, executed in a displacement detection server, of: receiving an updated radio environment message from the wireless transceiver, the radio environment message comprising updated radio characteristics of at... Agent:
20130316753 - Electronic locating system: A method and apparatus for electronically locating and tracking persons, animals, or objects in a predetermined work area utilizing a number of base stations associated with the work area, provided with stationary transmitting-/receiving devices and a number of transponders added to the persons, animals, or objects to be located, provided... Agent: N.v. Nederlandsche Apparatenfabriek Nedap
20130316751 - Mobile based neighborhood watch system and client application: A mobile based neighborhood watch system capable of group interactions, anonymous messages and observation reports. Employing a downloadable mobile client application in their mobile device, members of a local neighborhood watch group can send messages to each other, wherein messages can include voice recorded on their mobile devices and photos... Agent:
20130316752 - Systems and methods for wireless audio conferencing: Systems and methods for wireless audio conferencing are described herein. In one embodiment, a wireless audio conferencing system is provided that includes a base unit configured to interface with a plurality of external communication systems, one or more wireless speakers, one or more wireless microphones, a handset configured to wirelessly... Agent:
20130316755 - Call control apparatus, ptt terminal, and ptt call system: The present utility model discloses a call control apparatus, a PTT terminal, and a PTT call system. The call control apparatus includes: a control button, a processing chip, and a communication module that are electrically connected, where the control button is configured to detect control information, the processing chip is... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20130316756 - Communication device, transmission power control method, and program: There is provided a communication device including: a communication unit that receives a beacon for a second communication service making secondary usage of a spectrum assigned to a first communication service; and a control unit that controls a transmission power to be used for transmission of a radio signal of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130316757 - Methods and apparatus related to interference management when sharing downlink bandwidth between wide area network usage and peer to peer signaling: Methods and apparatus related to the sharing of wide area network (WAN) downlink bandwidth with peer to peer communication signaling usage are described. A WAN, e.g., cellular, wireless communications device using a base station attachment point, transmits a signal to be used by a peer to peer wireless communications device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130316758 - Mobile station: In a mobile station UE according to a present invention, a PHR transmission unit 11 transmits a PHR to a RAT#1 when “prohibitPHR-Timer_up” is interrupted and when an increment in transmission power or P-MPR in second communication exceeds “dl-PathlossChange” compared with a value in finally transmitting the PHR. When “prohibitPHR-Timer_down”... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130316760 - Front-end module network for femtocell applications: A wireless communication device includes a front-end module (FEM) network, an RF connection, and a system on a chip (SOC). A first set of FEMs is operable to output, via an antenna, a first outbound RF signal to a first wireless communication device and receive a first inbound RF signal... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130316762 - Method and apparatus for establishing a device-to-device connection: A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to facilitate the establishment of device-to-device communications, such as non-cellular communications or cellular communications in a licensed exempt band. A method and apparatus receive cellular signals including one or more beacon transmission parameters, such as a beacon transmission interval and an... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation
20130316761 - Multi-mode mobile device based radio access network selection method for idle mode operations: A method at a mobile device, and the mobile device, the method selecting a subset of radio access technologies available to the mobile device over which a predetermined set of services on the mobile device is available; and deactivating monitoring, or reducing a monitoring frequency, of at least one radio... Agent: Blackberry Limited
20130316759 - Multi-processor platform for wireless communication terminal having a partitioned protocol stack: A multi-mode wireless communication device and multi-mode communication method are disclosed. The multi-mode device includes a first baseband co-processor configured to execute low-level stack operations of a first wireless communications protocol employed within a first wireless communications network. The device also includes a host baseband processor configured to execute a... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130316763 - Method of displaying images while charging a smartphone: A method for displaying at least one image from a set of images while a computerized device such as a Smartphone is charging. The method, which will often be a software implemented method such as a downloadable Smartphone “app” will generally comprise using the Smartphone's graphical user interface to select... Agent:
20130316766 - Apparatus having at least one sim: A switch operably couplable with a general controller, a plurality of subscriber identification modules, a subscriber identification module controller, and one or more radio modems, each of the one or more radio modems being configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one base station of a radio system. The switch... Agent:
20130316765 - Chip card, end unit with chip card and method for modifying a chip card: The present invention in particular relates to a chip card (10) for use in a terminal device (20) that is assigned to a communications network, having at least one data field (11) containing variable parameter data (12). In order to be able to modify parameter data stored on the chip... Agent:
20130316764 - Multiple sim frequency control system: A frequency control system enhances user equipment performance. The user equipment may include multiple SIMs, and the frequency control system may facilitate successful background page monitoring for a SIM that is not currently active. In particular, the frequency control system may track environmental factors that influence time base accuracy in... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130316767 - Electronic display structure: An electronic display structure is provided. The electronic display structure includes a display structure, a camera unit, and a control unit. The display structure including a window portion can be a display case or a display window, which defines an inner space to accommodate objects. The objects in the inner... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130316768 - System for enabling unintentional direct or remote cellular telephone switch-off: The present invention is a system for turning off involuntarily, physically or remotely a cellular telephone, represented by an inventive solution in the industry and commerce of telephone devices, mainly mobile telephones, the object of which is that the cellular device (4) must always remain “off” when connected to the... Agent:
20130316769 - Dormancy mode control method and apparatus of portable terminal: A method and an apparatus for controlling a dormancy mode of the portable terminal by minimizing the dormancy mode entry delay of the display in power-off state are provided. The method includes starting, when the application processor and the communication processor stop data communication in display power-off state, a dormancy... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.11/21/2013 > 161 patent applications in 76 patent subcategories.
20130309959 - Communication device and information collecting method: A communication device includes a receiving unit configured to receive an instruction signal, which instructs the keeping of records regarding specific broadcast information, from a transmission source of the specific broadcast information, a storing unit configured to retain the records regarding the specific broadcast information in the case where the... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130309960 - Broadcast response system: A broadcast response system provides, e.g., a radio broadcast listener with the ability to obtain media content such as music or speech while listening to the radio. The user can respond to items in the radio broadcast such as advertisements, fund raising drives, or interactive listener polls during the broadcast.... Agent: Stratosaudio, Inc.
20130309961 - Method and system for maintaining communication with inclined orbit geostationary satellites: An inexpensive method and system for maintaining communication between fixed receivers on the earth surface having fixed antennas and inclined orbit geostationary satellites. In preferred embodiments the fixed antennas of each receiver are provided with more than one feed horn (such as three or more feed horns) each positioned to... Agent:
20130309962 - Method and apparatus for in-building communications: A system for repeating radio signals to the outside of a structure, from transmitters operating within a structure that normally prevents radio transmissions from propagating out of the structure. A system for repeating radio signals to the inside of a structure, from transmitters operating outside a structure that normally prevents... Agent: Interoperability Technologies Group LLC
20130309963 - Vibration encoded parent-to-child remote communication system: A vibration encoded parent-to-child remote communication system and a method for remote vibration encoded parent-to-child communication are disclosed. The parent to child vibration encoded remote communication system includes a parent device, configured to transmit and receive wireless communication signals, and a child device, configured to receive and transmit wireless communication... Agent:
20130309969 - Authentication for near field communications: Methods, computer program products, and systems for use in near field communications systems for authenticating at a near field communications receiver, a user of a near field communications transmitter. The system includes a data receiver for receiving a signal comprising a first unique identifier from a near field communications transmitter.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130309968 - Communication device: A communication device may determine whether a first type of wireless network is an enterprise wireless network, in a case where the communication device currently belongs to both the first type of wireless network for executing a first type of wireless communication and a second type of wireless network for... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130309970 - Immobilizer circuit: An immobilizer device is configured for communicating with a base station. The immobilizer device includes an antenna circuit including three orthogonally-oriented antennas configured to receive a signal from a field generated by a base station. A power circuit is configured to draw power via the field on each of the... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20130309967 - Methods and apparatus for improving collision resolution among multiple nfc-a devices: Aspects disclosed herein relate to providing an improved collision resolution mechanism for handling multiple NFC-A devices where one or more of the NFC-A devices may not support SDD. In one example, a communications device is equipped to determine that a remote NFC device of two or more remote NFC devices... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130309965 - Methods and apparatus for improving nfc rf discovery loop tuning based on device sensor measurements: Aspects disclosed herein relate to providing improved selection of a near field communication (NFC) radio frequency (RF) discovery loop based on one or more measurements obtained from one or more sensors associated with a NFC device. In the disclosed aspects, a NFC device may be equipped to obtain an informational... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130309966 - Mobile wireless communications system including nfc carrying case and related methods: A mobile wireless communications system may include a mobile wireless communications device that may include a portable housing, a wireless transceiver carried by the portable housing, and a processor carried by the portable housing and coupled to the wireless transceiver. The mobile wireless communications device may also include a near-field... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130309964 - Nfc device context determination through proximity gestural movement detection: An apparatus and system are provided for interpreting the gestural path of a first NFC device within NFC range of a second NFC device, or the gestural path of the second NFC device within range of the first NFC device, to determine context for a pre-determined function. The second NFC... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130309972 - Apparatus and method for detecting proximate devices: An apparatus, method, and computer program product are described that provide for a user to share content with other users who are proximate to his or her device in a simple and intuitive manner. In some embodiments, a “wave” gesture is used to identify users of devices that nearby to... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130309971 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for controlling network access to guest apparatus based on presence of hosting apparatus: Example method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed to enable granting access rights to guest devices. Example embodiments include a method comprising receiving, by a first device, an input from a user of the first device to grant access rights to a wireless short-range communication network to a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130309974 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device is disclosed. The portable electronic device includes a housing, an input module, a near distance communication chip and a near distance communication module. The input module includes a near distance communication antenna. The near distance communication chip is electronically connected with the near distance communication antenna.... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.
20130309973 - System and method for persistent wireless docking: Various aspects of the present disclosure enable a persistent docking procedure that, once a persistent docking environment has been established, can simplify the future establishment of a docking environment between the dockee and docking host. Other aspects, embodiments, and features are also claimed and described.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130309975 - Interference cancellation system: Systems and methods for cancelling interference from a received signal in order to properly detect a signal of interest are disclosed. A combined signal of interest plus interference signal may be received. A copy or sample of the interference signal may be determined. The interference signal and the combined signal... Agent: L-3 Communications Corporation
20130309976 - Geometrical closed loop line of sight (los) multiple-input-multiple-output (mimo): Geometrical closed loop line of sight (LOS) multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO). Singular value decomposition (SVD) processing for a LOS communication channel into respective channel matrices, and appropriate processing of signals within transmitter and/or receiver communication devices operate to support very high data throughput, including approaching or converging to the Shannon limit channel... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130309978 - Radio station list management: The present disclosure provides radio station list management in a wireless receiver. Upon detection of a scan event, a plurality of radio broadcast channels is scanned to detect available radio stations. Available radio stations that fail to meet a preference criterion are identified and removed to form a list of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130309977 - Device-vehicle interoperability verification method: A device-vehicle interoperability verification method is disclosed herein. Vehicle information is obtained by a mobile communications device, and this vehicle information pertains to a vehicle within which the device is being used or is going to be used. The vehicle information and device identification information is transmitted from the device... Agent: General Motors LLC
20130309979 - Radio-frequency front-end supporting multiple wireless communication standards: A radio-frequency (RF) front-end supporting at least a first and second wireless communication bands includes a mixer arranged for mixing a received signal with a first local oscillation signal when the shared receiver front-end performs the reception operation according to the first wireless communication band, and for mixing the received... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20130309980 - Method for sensing and calibrating antenna tuner device performance in cellular handset: Systems and methods for calibrating antenna tuner device parameters can involve measuring a first signal level of an antenna tuner device, adjusting a tuning setting of the antenna tuner device, measuring one or more adjusted signal levels of the antenna tuner device, determining a level change between the first signal... Agent: Wispry, Inc.
20130309981 - Systems, apparatus, and methods for antenna selection: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for mobile transmit diversity. In one aspect, a wireless communication apparatus is provided. The wireless communication apparatus includes a transmit circuit configured to transmit wireless communications via either a first antenna or a second antenna. The wireless communication apparatus further includes a receive... Agent:
20130309982 - Antenna switch configuration devices, methods, & systems: A wireless communication apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of antennas and at least one receive or transmit circuit. The apparatus further includes a controller configured to: determine one or more performance characteristics associated with a first antenna while the circuit is connected to the first antenna; switch the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130309983 - Voltage-controlled oscillator with reduced single-ended capacitance: Embodiments provide a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) having reduced single-ended capacitance. In one embodiment, the VCO may include a transformer, a capacitor bank, and a gain stage. The transformer may include a primary inductor and a secondary inductor, and the secondary inductor may be inductively coupled to the primary inductor.... Agent:
20130309984 - High-frequency switch module: A low pass filter connected between an individual port of a switch device and a high-frequency switch module attenuates the second harmonic and the third harmonic of a transmission signal input to a first transmission signal input terminal. Further, the inductances/capacitances of inductors and capacitors defining the low pass filter... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20130309985 - Transmission module: A multiband transmission module includes a power amplifier and a multiband isolator. An output end of the power amplifier is connected to a single input terminal of the multiband isolator. The multiband isolator includes a low-frequency individual isolator and a high-frequency individual isolator. Input ends of the individual isolators are... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20130309986 - Method and apparatus for enhanced playback of content while switching among channels of broadcast or streamed content while being received: A system and method provide an enhanced listening experience for a user of a radio receiver or other device that receives broadcast or streamed content having a plurality of program channels. The method and system buffer designated channels at the receiver and, when switching among channels, play back the buffered... Agent: Sirius Xm Radio Inc.
20130309987 - Method and system to analyze interference susceptibility of a radio receiver design: Systems and methods are disclosed to analyze and predict the interference susceptibility of receiver designs. In some implementations, the systems and methods may be used during a receiver design phase to predict how well a receiver design will perform in the presence of certain types of signals in a deployment... Agent: Raytheon Company
20130309988 - Apparatus and methods for adjusting adaptive control loop behavior based on measured artifacts: Methods and apparatus for adjusting adaptive control loop behavior based on, for example measured artifacts of the radio environment. In one embodiment, a Long Term Evolution (LTE) user equipment (UE) adjusts one or more Automatic Gain Control (AGC) loops based on a measured Doppler spread of received signals. Specifically, one... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130309989 - Detection and mitigation of interference in a multimode receiver using variable bandwidth filter: Embodiments include a novel receiver architecture to optimize receiver performance in the presence of interference. In various embodiments, power estimation circuits are used to determine the exact nature of the interference and to optimize the performance correspondingly. Variable selectivity of at least one power estimation circuit is achieved using a... Agent: Spreadtrum Communications Usa
20130309990 - Method of adjusting the receive frequency of an rf receiver die: Disclosed is a method of adjusting the receive frequency of a radio frequency (RF) receiver die (4), the RF receiver die (4) comprising a mixer (8) with an associated local oscillator (10) and a first low-noise amplifier (6) arranged to operate over a first frequency range, the method comprising affixing... Agent: Telekom Malaysia Berhad
20130309992 - Fixed mobile convergence home control system: Systems and methods for controlling a building automation system with an FMC cellular device are provided. The FMC cellular device can locally interface with a building automation system via a femtocell base station or a wireless access point, remotely interface with a building automation system over a wide area network... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130309991 - Intelligent long term evolution circuit switched fallback management: A device may connect a data session for a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) to a long term evolution network and during the data session receive a voice call request for the WTRU. In addition the device may prioritize the voice call request compared to the data session and direct the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20130309993 - Mobile communications method and call session control node: A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes a step A of establishing a connection in a core network for an emergency call originated by UE, a step B of performing “IMS emergency registration processing originated by the UE”, and a step C of performing processing for originating... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130309995 - Communication terminal and warning information obtaining method: A communication terminal includes: a first receiving unit configured to receive a communication signal in a first communication system; a second receiving unit configured to receive a communication signal in a second communication system; a position information obtaining unit configured to obtain position information of a user; a mode determination... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130309994 - Relaying a private emergency point to a public emergency point: The invention relates to a method for relaying, by an in-vehicle emergency system, a private emergency point of the vehicle to a public emergency point that is handling an emergency of the vehicle in which the in-vehicle emergency system is incorporated, the public emergency point depending on the location of... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130309996 - Mobile device data transfer: Methods and apparatuses for mobile device data transfer are disclosed. In one example, data is received associated with mobile device usage. An action is performed at a computing device responsive to the data.... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.
20130309999 - Automatic electronic payment via mobile terminals: A system and method for automatic electronic payment based on the detection of a mobile station adapted to operate in a cellular telecommunications network. The system and method transmit, on the part of a transmitter associated with a Near Field Focused (NFF) base station, which is external to the cellular... Agent: Eureka S.a.
20130309998 - Method and system for tracking communications between telecommunication devices: A method of tracking communications between telecommunication devices is disclosed. The method is implemented on a processor of a first telecommunication device, where the processor has a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium with an executable application stored thereon. The method includes executing the application stored on the computer-readable storage medium. The... Agent:
20130309997 - Providing location of a mobile device: A computer server provides location of a mobile device to a user. The computer server allocates to an account for the user a predetermined number of location credits associated with a purchase made by the user; The computer server receives, from the user, identification information that identifies the mobile device.... Agent: Liveviewgps, Inc.
20130310001 - Apparatus and methods for provisioning devices to utilize services of mobile network operators: A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for facilitating, at a system including at least one processor, establishment of a communication session with a device coupled to a Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) by way of network equipment of a default Mobile... Agent: At&t International Property L, Lp
20130310000 - Communication systems and methods: Disclosed are communication systems and methods. According to an exemplary method, there is a step of receiving a first message from a first mobile device via a first short range base station following a first protocol, such as WiMAX or LTE, for example. The method then reads executes instructions, read... Agent:
20130310006 - Method and device for key generation: A method and a device for key generation are disclosed in embodiments of the present invention. The method for key generation is applied to a UMTS-LTE resource convergence scenario that has a base station as an anchor point, and includes: deriving, according to a root key and a count value... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130310002 - Mobile device validation: The illustrative embodiments provide a method, apparatus, and computer program product for validating a mobile device. Voice data is received from the mobile device. The voice data comprises a recording of a pass phrase spoken by a user at the mobile device. A determination is made as to whether the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130310004 - Network device and method for notifying a client of key of the network device: A network device, providing Internet service to at least a client which corresponds to at least a phone with a phone number, includes at least one processor, a storage system storing the phone number, a mobile communication module that communicates with the phone via a mobile communication network, a key... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130310005 - Service mobility via a femtocell infrastructure: Aspects of a method and system for service mobility via a femtocell infrastructure are provided. In this regard, a mobile cellular enabled communication device may detect a femtocell operable to deliver content for one or more services to the mobile cellular enabled communication device, where the one or more services... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130310003 - Systems and methods for authenticating applications for access to secure data using identity modules: A mobile station is configured to authenticate applications running thereon in order to control access by the authenticated applications to secure data stored in a subscriber identity module of the mobile station. Sensitive data securely stored in the subscriber identity module is associated with one of multiple personas implemented on... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20130310007 - Method and apparatus for multipoint call service in mobile terminal: A mobile terminal participates in or originates a multipoint call with at least two other communication terminals connected to at least first and second call lines formed in the multipoint call. The voice data on each call line is separately recorded, or each party's voice data is separately recorded. A... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130310008 - Method of displaying an event in a mobile terminal and mobile terminal implementing the same: A method of, and a mobile terminal configured for, efficiently displaying an event indication in the form of a pop-up box during idle mode of a mobile terminal is provided. Upon occurrence of a second event in idle mode, it is determined whether an event pop-up box indicating an occurrence... Agent:
20130310009 - Methods and apparatus for providing messaging using voicemail: Methods and apparatus for providing voicemail services to callers of wireless devices may include providing customized outgoing messages to callers based upon the caller's identification. A subscriber to the voicemail service may select one or more contacts associated with the subscriber to receive a customized outgoing message while the remaining... Agent:
20130310011 - Function cooperating method and portable terminal supporting the same: A method of linking a function of a terminal includes recognizing a face included in a photo, determining whether there is phonebook information having a photo of a face matched with the recognized face, and generating a gallery-phonebook file. The matched phonebook information is linked with the recognized face. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130310010 - Method of communicating between a vehicle and a telematics subscription service: A method of communicating between a vehicle and a telematics subscription service includes initiating a call from a vehicle telematics unit to a telematics subscription service via a wireless carrier system; accessing a vertical service code telephone number that is associated with the telematics subscription service and stored at a... Agent: General Motors LLC
20130310012 - System for managing scheduling conflicts: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a proactive scheduler having a controller element to determine a scheduling conflict between a called party and a calling party according to calendar information of the called party and presence information of the called party. Additional embodiments... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20130310013 - Caller id for text messaging: Systems and methods for providing caller ID information for text messaging. In one embodiment, a message center receives a text message from a sender, and identifies a name of the sender. The message center then inserts the sender name in the text message, and transmits the text message towards a... Agent:
20130310014 - Method and mobile terminal for storing memo during call: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and a mobile terminal for storing a memo during a call, which are used to store called party information to a memo during a call. A mobile terminal receives a memo application request when communicating with a mobile terminal of a called... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20130310015 - Intelligent long term evolution peer-to-peer management: A device may receive a peer-to-peer communication, receive a capability of a second device associated with the peer-to-peer communication, and provide instructions to adjust a peer-to-peer communication based on the capability of the device.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20130310016 - Method for transmitting and receiving parameter update information in a wireless communication system, and device using same: Disclosed are a method for transmitting and receiving parameter update information in a wireless communication system, and a device using the same. A machine to Machine (M2M) device for receiving parameter update information in a wireless communication system according to the present invention includes a receiver for receiving a first... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130310017 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for managing mobile wireless devices: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for managing mobile wireless communication devices. A method for managing a mobile wireless communication device includes generating a message that is based on a digital subscriber line (DSL) Forum protocol and providing the message to the mobile wireless communication device.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130310018 - Application state and activity transfer between devices: A method of operating a personal electronic device and an in-vehicle infotainment system includes running an application on one of the personal electronic device and the in-vehicle infotainment system. It is sensed that the personal electronic device has been, or soon will be, moved into or out of a proximity... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130310019 - Cell range extension for cooperative multipoint: A user equipment UE takes measurements of at least a first and a second transmission point. The UE applies a bias value in favor of the second transmission point to at least one of the measurements, and thereafter utilizes the measurements after the bias value is applied to select a... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
20130310020 - Communication device: The wireless transmitter-receiver decreases the upper limit value of transmission power by an operation of an operation means 114 and decreases the reception sensitivity in accordance with the decreased upper limit value of transmission power. Thereby, a user can determine the upper limit value of transmission power of the wireless... Agent:
20130310021 - Wireless communication system for moving vehicles: A wireless communication system for a moving vehicle, such as trains, is disclosed. The system includes at least one router in the moving vehicle for receiving and transmitting wireless voice communication and data communication to and from a stationary communication server outside the moving vehicle through an exterior mobile network.... Agent: Icomera Ab
20130310022 - Lte data connectivity solution: A method and system is provided to control a mobile device. The method includes initially determining whether 4G network service is available. The network switch is set to a 4G baseband processor upon determining that 4G network service is available. The 4G network connection is monitored to determine whether a... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20130310023 - Method and apparatus for detection of intermodulation products: Interference comprising an intermodulation product of at least a first signal and a second signal is detected in a wireless network, by generating, on the basis of at least the first signal and the second signal, at least one interference signal comprising a simulated intermodulation product and correlating the at... Agent: Aceaxis Limited
20130310025 - Method and system for wireless coverage redundancy: Devices and methods are provided for providing wireless coverage redundancy in case, for example, the backhaul of an access point (AP) base station is not available. In one embodiment, the method involves monitoring the backhaul, and in response to the backhaul being available, facilitating communication between an access terminal (AT)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310024 - Method of controlling operation of small base station and the small base station in a communication system: A method of controlling an operation of a small Base Station (BS) and the small BS in a communication system are provided. The method includes measuring the strengths of signals received from adjacent macro BSs, transmitting a reference signal corresponding to an Identifier (ID) of the small BS at a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130310026 - Portable electronic device and internet connection setting method thereof: An internet connection setting method of a portable electronic device includes following steps: establishing a connection between the portable electronic device and a communication electronic device; transferring compatible data from the portable electronic device or the communication electronic device which has the compatible data to the portable electronic device or... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.
20130310027 - Method and apparatus for associating service provider network identifiers with access network identifiers: According to one aspect of the teachings herein, a token is logically bound to an external identifier and provided to a wireless device via triggering signaling sent to the wireless device through an access network. The wireless device is configured to send registration signaling through the access network to a... Agent:
20130310029 - Avoid accidental roaming by triggering a network re-attachment procedure: There is provided a method of initiating a network re-attachment procedure by a mobile device, the mobile device being attached to a network other than the home network of the mobile device, and wherein location information for the mobile device in said other network is stored in a visitor location... Agent: Evolved Intelligence Limited
20130310028 - Service control apparatus, relay apparatus, femtocell base station, communication system, control method and program: In order to enable a communication system introduced with a femtocell base station using an IMS network, to perform PS service similar to that of the existing 3G network, a service control apparatus (SGSN functional unit), based on the UE's message transmitted to the femtocell base station (FAP), acquires UE's... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130310031 - Method for selecting a network by a terminal and dual-standby terminal: Embodiments provide a method for selecting a network by a terminal and a dual-standby terminal. The method includes: enabling, by a first network processing module, a circuit switched (CS) domain to preferably camp on a first network, and executing a CS domain service; enabling, by a second network processing module,... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130310032 - Methods and apparatus for selecting a base station transceiver system based on service communication type: Techniques for use in selecting a base station transceiver system for communication with a mobile station are described. The mobile station is connected to a first base station transceiver system, and scans to identify a second base station transceiver system for communication. The mobile station further identifies that the second... Agent: Blackberry Limited
20130310030 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for access network discovery and selection: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for access network discovery and selection are disclosed. According to one aspect, a system for access network discovery and selection includes an access network discovery and selection function (ANDSF) network element for identifying to a user equipment (UE) an access network through which the... Agent: Tekelec, Inc.
20130310033 - System and method for detecting a target cell in a cellular network: A method for detecting a target cell by a mobile device, the method comprising storing traversed paths of the mobile device, the stored traversed paths each comprising information to identify cells in a sequence of cells traversed by the mobile device referenced to the target cell, compiling information identifying cells... Agent: Blackberry Limited
20130310035 - Subscriber identity switch of a communication terminal: A method of switching subscriber identity between a first and second telecommunication stack of a multiple subscriber identity communication terminal is disclosed. The method comprises initiating a switch for a first subscriber identity from the first telecommunication stack to the second telecommunication stack and for a second subscriber identity from... Agent: St-ericsson Sa
20130310034 - Systems, methods, and computer program products for managing access to femtocell coverage: Systems, methods, and computer program products are for managing access to a femtocell coverage area. An exemplary method includes storing in a memory component a first identifier corresponding to a subscribed service of a communication device and a second identifier corresponding to a user of the communication device, and granting... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.
20130310037 - Carrier aggregation capable mobile operation over single frequency: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus communicates with a primary serving cell via a first radio, detects a presence of a target cell, sends a first message to the primary serving cell indicating the detected presence of the target cell,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310041 - Handover method, base station and system: The present invention provides a handover method, a base station and a system. The handoff method comprises: a low-power base station monitors an uplink signal which is sent by a user equipment served by a neighbor base station, and obtains signal measurement information of the uplink signal and characteristic information... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130310044 - Method and apparatus for managing neighbour relations: A method of managing neighbour relations between cells in a cellular communication system comprising the steps of: receiving requests (350) for admission of a neighbour relation by an admission policy block (310) having a leaky bucket maintained in respect of that neighbour relation; adding tokens in respect of each request... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
20130310039 - Method and arrangement for real-time difference determination for mobile terminal positioning: A method disclosed herein provides a real time difference determination for a mobile terminal in a telecommunication system comprising a plurality of eNodeBs. The method includes determining a first timing advance value representative of a first geographical distance measure between the mobile terminal and a first serving eNodeB before handover... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130310043 - Method for performing a handover of a mobile device: The invention relates to a method for performing a handover of a mobile device from a source cell to a target cell in a cellular wireless telecommunication network, the method comprising the following steps: configuring the mobile device to transmit a first handover trigger signal to the source cell, when... Agent: Alcatel Lucent
20130310040 - Method for reducing power consumption of base station in wireless communication system: A method for performing a handover by a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes detecting signaling from at least one of active lower base stations, transmitting, to an upper base station as a serving base station, a Radio Resource Control (RRC) measurement report... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20130310038 - Method for updating location information of user equipment: Methods and apparatus are provided for path switching between an evolved Node B (eNB) and a Mobile Management Entity (MME). The eNB transmits a Path Switch Request message informing that a User Equipment (UE) has changed cells, to the MME. The Path Switch Request message includes an eNB UE S1AP... Agent:
20130310042 - Method, system, and device for user detachment when a handover or change occurs in heterogeneous network: A method for user detachment when a handover or change occurs in a heterogeneous network is provided. The method includes: a user equipment (UE) is handed over or switched from a source network to a target network; a network element on a network side determines whether to detach the UE... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130310036 - Selecting between radio access technologies: A mobile terminal comprising: transceiver apparatus for accessing a wireless network using an earlier and a later generation radio access technology, to establish a voice channel and packet data channel; and an inter radio access technology selector configured to monitor a condition for disabling the earlier generation access, being a... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20130310045 - Systems, apparatus, and methods for arbitration of antenna switch configuration among different clients: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for antenna selection for different radio access technologies. An apparatus can include a plurality of antennas and a plurality of radio access technology modules each configured to communicate according to a different radio access technology. The apparatus further includes a controller configured to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310046 - Self-organized decentralized mobility robustness optimization: There is provided a control apparatus for controlling a first cell of a cellular communication network, the control apparatus including a control unit configured for receiving handover related data related to a handover from the first cell to a second cell and a third cell, wherein the control unit is... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
20130310047 - Communication controller and communication control method: An RNC 200 includes a cell information acquisition unit 201 configured to acquire cell information of a first cell and a second cell, a threshold determination unit 203 configured to determine, based on the acquired cell information, a cell reselection threshold which causes the mobile station to reselect the second... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130310048 - Cell activation and deactivation in heterogeneous networks: An algorithm which considers the individual power consumption profiles for different types of base stations in a heterogeneous cellular network, and determines which base stations can be switched OFF in line with the traffic demand. The algorithm predicts (302) a spatially-accurate network load; calculates (304) the best serving BS for... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130310051 - Communications base station with decision function for distributing traffic across multiple backhauls: A communication station, such as a base station or access point, has multiple backhaul options and distributes backhaul data between the available backhaul options. The communication station includes a transceiver for transmitting and receiving data with user equipments, multiple backhaul interface modules, and a backhaul distribution module arranged for monitoring... Agent: Cygnus Broadband, Inc.
20130310050 - Method and mobile terminal for establishing calls in a wireless communication network: The invention relates to a cellular communication network serving mobile terminals or devices and, more precisely to a method regarding how to place calls, voice or video, between User Equipments [UE] using Circuit Switch [CS].... Agent:
20130310052 - Methods and devices for supporting backhaul selection: Methods and devices are disclosed for backhaul selection in a wireless communication network. A first radio base station has access to a first backhaul path through an out-of-band interface and to a second backhaul path, via a second radio base station, through an in-band interface. According to a method, a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20130310049 - Mobile and landline call switching: Systems and methods for transitioning calls are presented. In one example, data is received associated with a connected wireless mobile phone call. The data may include identification data of a far end call participant. A user selection is received to initiate an outgoing call to the far end participant. The... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.
20130310054 - Apparatus and method for controlling inter-cluster interference in a multi cell network: An apparatus and method for controlling an inter-cluster interference in a multi cell network are provided. The method includes collecting cluster information in order to cluster base stations into at least one cluster; clustering the base stations into at least one cluster by using at least one of a dynamic... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20130310053 - Creating geofence assistance information: Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed herein that may be utilized, in whole or in part, to facilitate or support one or more operations or techniques for creating geofence assistance information, such as for use in or with a mobile communication device. Briefly, in accordance with at... Agent: Qualcomm Atheros, Incorporated
20130310057 - Fast communication recovery in dual network radio resource management: Various embodiments are disclosed of a method and apparatus for fast communication recovery in wireless mobile devices arranged to perform dual network radio resource management. In one embodiment, a wireless mobile device includes a transceiver configured to communicate with each of first and second networks. After establishing and maintaining a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130310056 - Inter-carrier differentiation using allocation and retention priority in a wireless communication system: A method and system for allocating services to a first subscriber of a first home service provider when the first subscriber is visiting a network associated with a visited service provider. A node of the visited network receives a request from the visiting first subscriber to receive a first service... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20130310055 - Limiting failure rate by serving through multiple channels: Systems, methods, and devices use a wireless device's capability to transmit and/or receive data over multiple communication pathways to improve data transmission quality. In the various embodiments, the same continuous data stream may be transmitted and/or received via different communication pathways. Different communication pathways may be established using different antennas... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310060 - Fractional frequency reuse in heterogeneous networks: A base station node (BS) of a heterogeneous radio access network comprises a terminal locator (34) and a scheduler (36). The terminal locator (34) obtains an indication of location of a wireless terminal (30) in a cell served by the base station (BS), e.g., whether the wireless terminal (30) is... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130310059 - Soft cell inter-layer interference handling: In a heterogeneous cell deployment a mobile terminal may need to receive control data transmissions from a macro node at the same time as a pico node is transmitting user data for the mobile terminal, using the same frequency or set of frequencies. This can result in a problematic interference... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20130310058 - Systems and methods for interference mitigation in heterogeneous networks: Disclosed systems and methods mitigate interference in heterogeneous networks. Embodiments include adaptive or selective inter-cell interference coordination, adaptive multi-user zero forcing, adaptive power, and/or combinations of the foregoing. Techniques may be used to favor one group of users (e.g., femto users or macro users) over another. Certain embodiments focus quality... Agent:
20130310061 - Communication control apparatus, communication control method, program, and communication system: There is provided a communication control apparatus including an information acquisition unit that acquires information about channels, among frequency channels assigned to a primary system, available to a secondary system, a generation unit that generates a list of channels, among the channels available, recommended for a secondary usage node operating... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130310062 - Sensing aiding method and system for cognitive radio: The disclosure discloses a sensing aiding method for cognitive radio. The method includes the following steps. a high level node transmits configuration information to a base station; the base station combines with a subordinate node of the base station to perform frequency spectrum sensing measurement, in which the subordinate node... Agent:
20130310070 - Advanced triggers for location-based service applications in a wireless location system: Methods and systems are employed by a wireless location system (WLS) for locating a wireless device operating in a geographic area served by a wireless communications system. An exemplary method includes monitoring a set of signaling links of the wireless communications system, and detecting at least one predefined signaling transaction... Agent:
20130310063 - Data transfer between devices: A method of implementing data transfer from a mobile device is described. The method comprises: (i) receiving positional information from the mobile device; (ii) receiving directional information from the mobile device; and (iii) receiving data from the mobile device. The method further comprises: (iv) ascertaining a receiving device based on... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20130310065 - Location estimation of a mobile device in a umts network: The present disclosure provides devices, systems, and methods to utilize relative timing offset information reported by one or more mobile devices. When coupled with AGPS information reported by one or more mobile devices, the offset information is be used to calibrate calculations and subsequently to locate all 3G mobiles with... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20130310064 - Method and system for selecting and providing a relevant subset of wi-fi location information to a mobile client device so the client device may estimate its position with efficient utilization of resources: A method of providing a relevant subset of information to a client device is based in part on scanning for Wi-Fi access points within range of the client device, using a Wi-Fi database that covers a large target region to retrieve information about these access points, using this information to... Agent:
20130310074 - Method for estimating the distance of a receiver from a radio transmitter, relative methods for calculating the position of a mobile terminal, mobile terminal and localization device: A method for estimating the distance (d) of a receiver (102) from a radio transmitter (101) includes the steps of: receiving (602) radio signals (103, 701) irradiated by the transmitter (101), which include components from which at least three tones (1,2,3,4) are extracted, each having a different frequency; measuring (606)... Agent: Sisvel Technology, S.r.l.
20130310073 - Method for localizing the position of a wireless device in an environment comprising a wireless network having at least one access point: A method for localizing the position of a wireless device (7) in an environment (2) includes a wireless network (1) having at least one access point (3), wherein the method includes the step of receiving, by the wireless device (7), a radio frequency signal (10) which is transmitted by the... Agent: Sisvel Technology S.r.l.
20130310071 - Position determination using horizontal angles: An access terminal of a wireless communication system includes a transceiver configured to receive wirelessly multiple reference keypoints and a geographical location of each respective reference keypoint, each geographical location being a location near an estimated position of the access terminal; at least one camera communicatively coupled to the transceiver... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310066 - Positioning accuracy estimation: A method for fingerprinting positioning decision support includes obtaining a geographic distribution probability of positions of measurement. A first collection of simulated measurements according to a signal model is generated, wherein each simulated measurement is associated with a respective pixel. The signal model is based on base stations located in... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130310068 - Radio frequency interference awareness assistance data: Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable media for providing radio frequency interference (RFI) awareness assistance data to global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receivers are described. In some embodiments, a first method includes receiving at a location server RFI situational information. The first method further includes maintaining at least one time and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310072 - System and method for conveying location information via a plurality of information-sharing environments: An improved system and method for defining an event based upon an object location and a user-defined zone and managing the conveyance of object location event information among computing devices where object location events are defined in terms of a condition based upon a relationship between user-defined zone information and... Agent: Geofence Data Access Controls, LLC
20130310069 - Utilizing magnetic field based navigation: There is provided a solution comprising detecting that a positioning device is within a predetermined control area associated with a building, acquiring a first sequence of magnetic field measurements carried out by the positioning device, wherein the first sequence represents at least one of the magnitude and the direction of... Agent: Indooratlas Oy
20130310067 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless positioning system: In a wireless communication apparatus, data transmitted from at least one wireless transmitter is received by direct wireless communication, and its wireless reception condition is detected. Relation reference information setting two or more relations between the wireless reception condition on a reception of transmitted data and location information of the... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130310076 - Anonymous positioning of a wireless unit for data network location-based services: This invention concerns a process and a system for providing location information for a wireless unit in a wireless network to a location-based service provider, using a data network. In particular, the location information is provided to the location-based service provider without necessarily providing the identity of wireless unit, e.g.,... Agent: Unwired Planet, Inc.
20130310075 - Method and apparatus for estimating location of user equipment in wireless network: A positioning method of estimating a location of a user equipment (UE) in a wireless network is disclosed. The positioning method includes performing positioning using a global positioning system (GPS)-based signal, checking whether the UE is located indoors based on received signal intensity of the GPS-based signal, and changing a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130310077 - Methods and arrangements in a cellular radio communication system: A user equipment (120), a first radio network node (130) and a positioning node (110) are comprised in a Long Term Evolution system (100). The user equipment (120) receives (2000, 2010) a request for path loss related information. The user equipment (120) estimates (2020) and sends (2030, 2040) the path... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130310084 - Computer-implemented system and method for triggering events based on user location with respect to zones of influence: A computer-implemented system and method for triggering events based on user location with respect to zones of influence is described. One or more zones of influence each having a plurality of points of geolocational data are defined. One or more user events are associated with each of the zones of... Agent: Groundspeak, Inc.
20130310081 - Indoor positioning service system usingbeacon nodes: An indoor positioning service system using beacon nodes includes beacon nodes, an indoor location information provision server, an indoor/outdoor continuous location information server, an indoor space information server, and an integrated service provision server. The beacon nodes are installed and periodically transmit sensing data. The location information provision server detects... Agent: Winitech Co., Ltd.
20130310082 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a positional relationship information acquirer that acquires information indicating a position relationship between a first user and a second user, a nearness determiner that determines whether or not the first user and the second user are near each other, on the basis... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130310079 - Information-processing device, server device, information-processing method, computer-readable storage medium, communication system, and communication method: An exemplary information-processing device includes: a terminal position-acquiring unit configured to acquire a position of a portable terminal used by a user; a specified position-acquiring unit configured to acquire a position specified by the user; an event-generating unit configured to generate an event at a generation position, the position acquired... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20130310083 - Method and apparatus for managing bandwidth by managing selected internet access by devices in a wi-fi linked audience: A central controller associated with a performance interacts with portable interactive devices such as smartphones in a venue to provide a shared user experience. The controller may be linked to portable interactive devices by a Wi-Fi link in the venue. Additionally, the controller may need to interface with the outside... Agent:
20130310078 - Method and system for associating context information with defined location data: An approach for enabling contextual categories to be associated and scored in connection with a defined geographic region is described. An affinity determination platform identifies an anomaly in a score associated with at least one contextual category of a defined geographic region based on information related to the points-of-interest. The... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20130310080 - Outdoor position estimation of a mobile device within a vicinity of one or more indoor environments: Various methods, apparatuses and/or articles of manufacture are provided which may be implemented via one or more electronic devices to communicate navigation assistance data for at least one transmitting device that, while operatively provisioned for use in an indoor environment, may prove useful in estimating a position of a mobile... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310085 - Duplicative transmission of page records in a page message: Disclosed herein are methods and systems that may take advantage of unused space in general page messages (GPMs) by including multiple instances of a given page in the same GPM, in an effort to improve the chances that the intended mobile station receives the page. An exemplary paging method involves:... Agent: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
20130310086 - Group call method, device and terminal: The present invention discloses a group call method, device and terminal, belonging to the field of communications technologies. The method includes: calculating, according to the load of a RAN device, the number of subgroups in a group maintained by the RAN device; and send a paging message carrying relevant information... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130310087 - Mobile device message scheduler for reducing congestion: A method, device and system are provided for scheduling the delivery of messages from a wireless device in order to reduce congestion on the wireless network used by the wireless device. A message scheduler application operating on the wireless device intercepts messages being sent from at least one application running... Agent: Tracfone Wireless, Inc.
20130310088 - Short message service mobile originated/mobile terminated without mobile station international subscriber directory number (msisdn) in internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) with inter-public land mobile network (plmn) handling: Methods and apparatuses for SMS delivery between user equipment without MSISDN is provided. One method includes sending a SIP message, which may include an SMS payload, to the IMS network where the destination UE is homed, and determining whether the destination UE is IMS registered. If the destination UE is... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
20130310089 - Voice texting over sms: A social messaging hub provides communication services including voice text messaging for a data enabled device having Internet network access capabilities. A user is given a registered phone number and unique IP addressable identification which serve as a source and destination identifier of the associated data enabled device. Voice text... Agent:
20130310090 - Method and apparatus for reduction of intermodulation products: Interference to a received signal is reduced in a wireless network, the interference comprising intermodulation products of at least a first signal and a second signal. Delayed interference signals comprising simulated intermodulation products are generated on the basis of the first signal and the second signal using a range of... Agent: Aceaxis Limited
20130310093 - Non-parametric power spectral density (psd) map construction: This disclosure describes techniques for constructing power spectral density (PSD) maps representative of the distribution of radio frequency (RF) power as a function of both frequency and space (geographic location). For example, the disclosure describes techniques for construction PSD maps using non-parametric basis pursuit form of signal expansion.... Agent: Regents Of The University Of Minnesota
20130310091 - Outer loop link adaptation for device resumption: Outer loop link adaptation for device resumption. A user equipment (UE) and base station (BS) may be in communication in a first network (e.g., an LTE network). Communication between the UE and the BS may be interrupted, e.g., due to a long fading environment, the UE tuning away to a... Agent:
20130310092 - Outer loop link adaptation for device resumption: Outer loop link adaptation for device resumption. A user equipment (UE) and base station (BS) may be in communication in a first network (e.g., an LTE network). Communication between the UE and the BS may be interrupted, e.g., due to a long fading environment, the UE tuning away to a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130310094 - Network station power adjustment apparatus and power adjustment method thereof: A network station power adjustment apparatus and a power adjustment method thereof are provided. The network station power adjustment apparatus connects to a base station. The base station connects to a mobile station. The network station power adjustment apparatus determines a synchronization time transformation function according to the connection status... Agent:
20130310095 - Method of determining an optimal configuration for rehoming base stations: A method of iteratively determining an optimal configuration for rehoming a plurality of base stations among a plurality of RNCs is disclosed. In a first iteration, a proposed rehoming configuration and an associated performance metric indicative are determined. The performance metric is indicative of a load imbalance of the proposed... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130310096 - Communication network devices, base station and wireless communication device: According to one aspect of this disclosure, a communication network device is provided comprising a first determiner configured to determine a plurality of wireless communication devices requiring a communication connection to a base station; a second determiner configured to determine, for each wireless communication device of the plurality of wireless... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130310097 - Multiuser scheduling for radio resource allocation: Terminals in a wireless communication system are scheduled according to a metric based on average power data received from a plurality of terminals at a plurality of base stations. An acceptable metric lies below a threshold value determined by the particular user's quality of service requirement. Groups of terminals are... Agent:
20130310098 - System and method for adaptive downlink comp operation: A uniform feedback format mandates that mandates that DPS CSI, JT CSI, and CQI are reported irrespective of which transmission scheme was previously used to perform transmissions. The DPS CSI, JT CSI, and CQI are then used to select a transmission scheme from a group of candidate transmission schemes. The... Agent:
20130310099 - System and method for synchronized and coordinated beam switching and scheduling in a wireless communications system: A system and method for synchronized and coordinated beam switching and scheduling in a wireless communications system is provided. A method for controller operation includes determining a beam cycle pattern, sharing the beam cycle pattern with neighboring controllers, receiving beam information from a communications device, generating scheduling information from the... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
20130310100 - Channel estimation method and apparatus for cooperative communication in a cellular mobile communication system: A channel estimation method and apparatus are provided for a terminal in a cellular mobile communication system including a plurality of base stations. The method includes maintaining a maximum number of CSI processes supported by the UE; receiving CSI process report information; determining a number of CSI to be updated... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130310101 - Enhanced public safety communication system: A communication system (100) provides collaboration between narrowband communication devices (102) and broadband communication devices (104) operating over different networks. The communication devices (102, 104) are linked to provide peer-to-peer communication that supports the dissemination of public safety information to a public safety personnel user utilizing the devices. Applications within... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
20130310102 - Method for optimizing uplink power-control parameters in lte: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for setting uplink power-control parameters for a cell within a wireless network. During operation, the system receives parameters associated with uplink power for a plurality of user devices within the cell over a predetermined time interval, and averages the received parameters... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
20130310103 - Methods and apparatus for providing transmit power control for devices engaged in d2d communications: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided for using power control to reduce potential interference to a macro eNB by a UE engaged in D2D communications. An eNB may be operable to generate a fractional power control parameter based on a macro eNB... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310105 - Mobile station and method for use in radio communication system: One aspect of the present invention relates to a mobile station having a SAR backoff function including a SAR signaling receiving unit configured to receive a SAR signaling from a base station, the SAR signaling indicating that a SAR backoff is available, and a maximum transmit power determination unit configured... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130310104 - Power control in cognitive radio systems based on spectrum sensing side information: For cognitive radio systems, the transmit power of a cognitive radio device is controlled so that the cognitive, unlicensed radio device does not interfere with the use of a shared spectrum by a primary, licensed device. Controlling the transmit power includes determining a distance, or a function of the distance,... Agent: Lingna Holdings Pte., LLC
20130310106 - Proximity detection device and mobile terminal: A proximity detection device includes: a mobile terminal antenna body and a mobile terminal side metal strip, configured to detect capacitance of a space between the mobile terminal antenna body and the mobile terminal side metal strip; and a capacitance detection sensor circuit, electrically coupled to the mobile terminal antenna... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20130310107 - Automatic detection of mobile phone antennas: A method and device is provided that determines whether an antenna is electrically connected to its respective coupling device. The first side of the device includes coupling device, a mechanical switch, and an application processor. The second side includes an antenna contact that that is creates an electrical connection with... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20130310108 - Multi-modem communication using virtual identity modules: Communication apparatus (22) includes an interface (41) to a plurality of wireless modems (42) and bonding circuitry (39), which is configured to receive multiple virtual identities in the apparatus, to load respective ones of the received virtual identities into one or more of the wireless modems, and to communicate over... Agent:
20130310109 - Antenna switching devices, systems, and methods: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for antenna switching. In one embodiment, a wireless communication apparatus is provided. The wireless communication apparatus includes a plurality of antennas including a first antenna and a second antenna. The wireless communication apparatus further includes at least one receive circuit including a first... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310110 - Mobile device function selection using position in relation to a user: Various arrangements for selecting a function to be executed on a mobile device are presented. A processor may receive proximity data that indicates the mobile device is proximate to a user. The processor may receive acceleration data that indicates a direction of acceleration. In response to receiving the proximity data... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130310111 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of the same: This patent relates to a mobile terminal and a method of controlling an operation of the same. The method of controlling an operation of a mobile terminal includes displaying a file list and scroll arrows for scrolling the file list on a touch screen. When the scroll arrow is touched... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130310112 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to receive charging standby information for a plurality of wireless chargers, respectively; a display unit configured to display a plurality of display objects corresponding to the plurality of wireless chargers, respectively; and a controller configured to select at least one of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130310113 - Cheek stabilizer for audio headset: Cheek stabilizers for audio headsets are disclosed. The audio headset generally include a headset body having first and second regions for positioning near a user's ear and toward the user's mouth, respectively, and a stabilizer extending from the second region of the headset body, the stabilizer being configured to position... Agent: Plantronics, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
20130310114 - Amplifier and mobile communication device: An amplifier includes a first lower active sub cell and a second lower active sub cell, each comprising an input terminal and an output terminal, wherein the input terminals of the lower active sub cells are connected to the amplifier input and the output terminals of the lower active sub... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130310116 - Power consumption management in a mimo transceiver and method for use therewith: A mobile communication device includes a first wireless transceiver that receives a first inbound RF signal and that transmits a first outbound RF signal based on a first power supply signal. A second wireless transceiver receives a second inbound RF signal and that transmits a second outbound RF signal based... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130310115 - Power management unit including a signal protection circuit: The present application discloses various implementations of a power management unit (PMU) suitable for use in a mobile device. In one exemplary implementation, such a PMU includes a gain control block configured to control an oscillator coupled to the PMU. The gain control block is further configured to control a... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130310117 - Mobile terminal, power transfer system and computer-readable storage medium: A mobile terminal may include a plurality of antennas to receive radio waves, a receiver circuit to receive power of the radio waves received by the plurality of antennas using a diversity technique, and a charging unit to charge a rechargeable battery coupled to the mobile terminal by the power... Agent:
20130310118 - 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: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130310119 - Wireless communication device: The invention relates to a wireless communication device having an upper part 10 and a bottom part 11, the upper part 0 comprising one or more transmission antenna device(s) 12a, 12b; 15. The upper part 10 and the bottom part 11 are arranged movably in relation to each other, so... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)Previous industry: Ventilation
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