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20120172024METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING DE-SUBSCRIPTION OF A MASTER DEVICE AT A BASE STATION - A master device transmits a de-subscription command to a base station with which it is subscribed. The de-subscription command indicates the master device intends to de-subscribe itself, which requires resolution of a conflict handling process. Upon resolution of the conflict handling process, the base station de-subscribes the master device.07-05-2012
20100159911REMOTE LOCKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - The invention broadly contemplates locking methods and arrangements for electronic devices, including laptop personal computing (PC) devices. The invention provides methods and arrangements for authorizing remote devices, such as cellular phones, to control the locking of electronic devices, such as laptop PCs. After receipt of a lock message from an authorized device at a guaranteed buffer, the laptop PC becomes locked such that only an authorized user may enable the functionality of the device.06-24-2010
20100112996REMOTE ELECTRICAL TILTING ANTENNA SYSTEM MEASUREMENT VIA DOWNLINK ANTENNA - A technique for operating an antenna system includes using a downlink antenna to provide radio frequency information to a central antenna controller and adjusting operating parameters of the antenna system based thereon. In at least one embodiment of the invention, an apparatus includes a central antenna control facility configured to communicate at least one operation parameter to a first antenna facility associated with a first antenna in a first cell coverage area. The at least one operation parameter is determined at least partially based on information associated with a signal received from the first antenna by a downlink antenna in a second cell coverage area.05-06-2010
20100075654ARRANGEMENT AND TECHNIQUE FOR INTERFERENCE MITIGATION - In a telecommunications network. including a first cell with a first base station node having a first node controller component and a first radio network controller (RNC) component; a method of mitigating interference within the first cell including: the first base station node determining when the first cell is experiencing interference; and the first base station node determining which one or more adjacent cells is likely to be a source of the interference; and the first base station node initiating a command configured to effect a reduction in power used by the one or more adjacent cells. The determination of likely inteference source may be by received total wideband power (RTWP) measurements or outer loop power control (OLPC) commands. Preferably the first base station node determines the likely source of interference via the user terminals within its cell which are currently in soft handover, in that the cell or cells that they are in soft handover with are likely to contain the source of the interference.03-25-2010
20130078987METHOD AND APPARATUS OF PROVIDING MESSAGING SERVICE AND CALLBACK FEATURE TO MOBILE STATIONS - Disclosed are an apparatus and method of performing automated administrative operations on a mobile device. One example method may include determining via a hosted server that an action needs to be performed by a mobile device under management. The method may further include generating a message via the hosted server, the message includes the action, and transmitting the message to the mobile device under management, and receiving a result message from the mobile device under management responsive to the transmitted message, the result message indicating that the action has been satisfied.03-28-2013
20130078986METHOD AND APPARATUS OF PROVIDING MESSAGING SERVICE AND CALLBACK FEATURE TO MOBILE STATIONS - Disclosed are an apparatus and method of performing automated administrative operations on a mobile device. One example method may include determining via a hosted server that an action needs to be performed by a mobile device under management. The method may further include generating a message via the hosted server, the message includes the action, and transmitting the message to the mobile device under management, and receiving a result message from the mobile device under management responsive to the transmitted message, the result message indicating that the action has been satisfied.03-28-2013
20130084847METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a method and system for detecting, monitoring and/or controlling one or more of mobile services for a mobile communication device (also referred to herein as a Controllable Mobile Device or CMD), and in particular, when the device is being used and the vehicle, operated by the user of the device, is moving. The present method and system determines whether the vehicle is being operated by a user that may also have access to a mobile communication device which, if used concurrently while the vehicle is in operation, may lead to unsafe operation of the vehicle. If the mobile services control system determines that a vehicle operator has potentially unsafe access to a mobile communication device, the mobile services control system may restrict operator access to one or more services that would otherwise be available to the operator via the mobile communication device.04-04-2013
20130084846METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTE WIPE THROUGH VOICE MAIL - A method and system for remotely wiping a mobile device, the method receiving, at a telephonic server hosting a telephonic menu, a selection to wipe data and connections from the mobile device; and forwarding a wipe data request to a network server to send a wipe command.04-04-2013
20130040629WEB-BASED PARENTAL CONTROLS FOR WIRELESS DEVICES - Methods, systems and devices to dynamically generate community based parental controls for cell devices based on most common parental control settings selected by members of the community. Communities may establish sponsored profiles on a parental control server that contains a community-based set of parental control settings. Parents may select a community based setting and modify each of the settings in accordance with the parents' personal preferences. The parental control server continually monitors the modifications to those settings and generates new community-based settings reflecting the most common modifications that may be selected by other parents.02-14-2013
20130040630Method, system and mobile terminal for configuring access point and application information - The disclosure discloses a method, a system and a mobile terminal for configuring access point and application information. The method includes: a sending-party mobile terminal sends a configuration short message containing the access point and application information in a current network to a receiving-party mobile terminal in the same network; the receiving-party mobile terminal receives the configuration short message sent by the sending-party mobile terminal, extracts the access point and application information from the configuration short message, and performs a local configuration according to the extracted access point and application information. By adopting the disclosure, the defects in the existing way of configuring the access point and application information can be complemented; and after the mobile terminal joins in the network, whether the Over-The-Air-Programming (OTAP) is supported by the server or not, it is possible to set the access point and application information required by the current network for the mobile terminal conveniently and quickly, so as to perform services such as the multimedia messaging service and the Internet accessing service normally.02-14-2013
20090170495CELLULAR RADIO COMMUNICATOR AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING THE SAME - A wireless communications device comprising a communications section adapted to communicate with a remote device using at least two wireless carriers, a signal detection section for detecting a control signal in a communications path between the wireless communications device and the at least two wireless carriers, said signal detection section generating a detection result, and a control section for evaluating the detection result and setting one of the at least two carriers as a primary communications path for communication with the remote device and one of the at least two carriers as a secondary communications path for communication with the remote device based upon the evaluation.07-02-2009
20100041385CONFIGURABLE WIRELESS INTERFACE - A multistandard RF transceiver is disclosed that may optionally include selectable mixers; selectable amplifiers; a configurable analog filter; and a configurable analog to digital converter. The multistandard RF transceiver may also include a data interface for sending data to a host controller and a control interface for receiving configuration commands from the host controller. The configuration commands identify a wireless standard that is to be implemented by the RF receiver. An RF processor processes an RF signal wherein the processed RF signal is output to the host controller on the data interface.02-18-2010
20100041384REPORTING OF MULTIPLE IF/RAT LAYER RESTRICTIONS - In one aspect, the invention provides a multi-modal user equipment (UE) configuration method. In some embodiments, the method includes: configuring the UE so that it supports a plurality of radio access technologies (RATs), wherein each of the plurality of RATs is associated with a predetermined maximum number of layers that the UE may be instructed by a network node to monitor simultaneously; configuring the UE so that it is operable to transmit to the network node RAT capability information identifying the plurality of RATs supported by the UE; and configuring the UE to monitor simultaneously not more than X layers associated with one of the plurality of RATs, wherein X is less than the predetermined maximum number of layers associated with the RAT.02-18-2010
20090156192VERIFYING AVAILABILITY OF IDLE-MODE MOBILE SUBSCRIBER STATION IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM - A method of verifying availability of a mobile subscriber station that is in an idle-mode includes requesting to a base station by the mobile subscriber station to enter an idle-mode, wherein the base station is associated with a paging group comprising a plurality of base stations, and receiving from the base station an idle-mode response command to enter the idle-mode. The method also includes receiving from the base station a paging command comprising an action code associated with performing ranging while the mobile subscriber station is in the idle-mode to verify availability of the mobile subscriber station with respect to the base station, wherein if the ranging is not successfully performed with the base station during a predetermined period, the base station continues to transmit the paging command until a paging retrial count reaches a predetermined threshold.06-18-2009
20100105375Configuring a Memory for Use in a Mobile Appliance - A memory, such as a SIM card, is configured for use in a mobile appliance equipped to communicate through a wireless network. The configuration is started after a trigger 04-29-2010
20130035085PRIORITIZATION OF WIRELESS TERMINAL MEASUREMENTS - A base station generates and sends measurement configuration to a wireless terminal. The measurement configuration indicates the measurements to be made by the wireless terminals and to report on the performed measurements to the base station. The measurement configuration indicates that the measurements are to be performed and to be reported based on a prioritization level. The prioritization can be indicated at various levels including the measurement identities level, the measurement objects level, and the reporting configurations level.02-07-2013
20090036111Virtual Instance Architecture for Mobile Device Management Systems - System and method for remotely managing mobile devices. A virtual instance mobile device is maintained for each physical mobile device to be managed. Each virtual instance mobile device is executable in a computer runtime environment and includes a hardware emulation component configured to emulate the hardware components of the corresponding physical mobile device and a software emulation component corresponding to the software components of the physical mobile device, which is executable within the context of the hardware emulation component. Synchronization between the virtual instance mobile devices and their corresponding physical mobile devices is maintained, and data obtained from the physical mobile devices is stored. The physical mobile devices are remotely managed by utilizing their corresponding virtual instance mobile devices respectively.02-05-2009
20100330977CENTRALIZED COEXISTENCE MANAGER FOR CONTROLLING OPERATION OF MULTIPLE RADIOS - Systems and methodologies are described herein that facilitate a centralized structure for managing multi-radio coexistence for a mobile device and/or other suitable device(s). As described herein, a control plane coexistence manager (CxM) entity and/or a data plane CxM entity can be implemented to directly interact with a set of associated transceivers (e.g., radios, etc.) in order to manage conflicts between events corresponding to the transceivers. Further, CxM operation can be divided between the control and data planes such that the control plane handles configuration and long-term operations such as radio registration, sleep mode management, long-term event resolution, interaction with upper layers, etc., while the data plane handles short-term operations with respect to radio event management based on incoming notifications or event requests. For instance, the data plane can evaluate a set of requested events, select event(s) to be executed, and provide responses to the associated transceivers relating to the selection(s).12-30-2010
20090124247DEMAND-BASED PROVISIONING FOR A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - In accordance with the teachings described herein, systems and methods are provided for providing demand-based provisioning for a mobile communication device. A provisioning server may be used to receive a provisioning update request from the mobile communication device and in response to the provisioning update request transmit a service update data message to the mobile communication device. The service update data message may include service information for the mobile communication device that is received by the provisioning server from at least one of a plurality of service providers. The mobile communication device may be operable to detect a triggering event and transmit the provisioning update request to the provisioning server in response to the triggering event.05-14-2009
20090042554WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK AND SOFTWARE UPGRADING METHOD - A base station control portion 02-12-2009
20110003587METHODS, APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR CHANGING RING METHOD BASED ON TYPE OF CONNECTED DEVICE - Methods, apparatus, and computer program products for changing alert setting of a communication device are provided. An operative connection of a communication device to a connected device is detected. Based on the operative connection to the connected device, it is determined whether an alert setting for the communication device should be changed. In response to determining that the alert setting should be changed, the alert setting for the communication device is automatically changed. The connected device is a network interface, a power adapter, and/or a headset01-06-2011
20130065578Device Assisted Services Install - Methods, devices, and computer-readable media for enabling a wireless device to establish communication with one or more network elements associated with one or more service providers including a particular service provider; update to include a service selection interface branding for providing a user interface characteristic that is specific to the particular service provider; obtain a service selection option comprising an option to select a service offering providing for access service over a particular wireless access network; use at least an aspect of the service selection interface branding to present the service selection option to the user; and obtain a user preference in response to the service selection option.03-14-2013
20130065577ELECTRONIC SYSTEM FOR THE REMOTE MAINTENANCE OF A CRANE - It is described an electronic system for the remote maintenance of a crane. The system comprises a computer configured to transmit over a telecommunications network a first request message carrying a remote command for the maintenance of the crane, said first request message being compliant to a medium/long distance radio-mobile protocol, comprises a mobile device configured to receive from the network the first request message and extract therefrom the remote maintenance command, configured to generate a second request message carrying the remote maintenance command, said second request message being compliant to a short distance wireless protocol, and comprises an electronic control unit configured to receive the second request message and extract therefrom the remote maintenance command, execute the remote maintenance command and send towards the computer a first answer message carrying information correlated to the remote maintenance command, said first answer message being compliant to the short distance wireless protocol.03-14-2013
20130065576WIRELESS DISTRIBUTION NETWORK - A wireless distribution network provides content delivery and data collection to and from portable devices. The network connects a server controlling access to content storage by home nodes, service center nodes and a plurality of wireless nodes. The wireless nodes are disposed at a plurality of locations, such as gas stations (vehicle service stations). The plurality of wireless nodes are connected to the server via the network. Each wireless node is capable of transferring information wirelessly between the node and one of a plurality of portable devices. Each node is capable of detecting and identifying each of the plurality of portable devices. Each node transfers information between the node and the plurality of portable devices based upon the detection and identification of the portable devices. The node also transfers the information between the node and the first computer based upon the detection and identification of the portable devices.03-14-2013
20120196588COMMUNICATION PROTOCOL PREFERENCES - Systems and methods for the management of communications related to telecommunications-based devices are provided. Telecommunications-based devices initiate requests to gateway computing devices corresponding to a radio communication network to establish data communications. The gateway computing device accepts the communication request and specifies an ordered preference of one or more communication protocols that will be used telecommunications-based devices accessing the wireless communication network. The telecommunications-based device processes the acceptance and selects a communication protocol from the ordered preference provided by the gateway computing device.08-02-2012
20090233592TETHERED DIGITAL BUTLER CONSUMER ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD - The present invention relates to a tethered digital butler consumer electronics product and method. The tethered digital butler, of a price and form factor suitable for consumer electronics markets of developed and developing countries, includes a communications and multi-media console and a wireless remote. The remote may resemble a handheld personal computer (HPC), a palm-held personal computer (PPC or PDA) or a smart phone, but has a low cost and feature set supported by the console that is novel in the consumer electronics market. In particular, this disclosure relates to combining telephone service, device control and, optionally, a fingerprint reader for easy user identification/authorization and personalization. As another option, a camera can be incorporated into the remote, thereby enabling video conferencing and other visual features. Alternatively, the remote may be packaged separately from a console and sold to interact with capabilities of a communications and console, set-top box, multi-media PC or other consumer electronics device from a different source, such as one running on a Windows, OS X or Linux platform, with or without telephone capabilities. The remote may include a media reader and remote USB port.09-17-2009
20120270531WIRELESS GROUND LINK-BASED AIRCRAFT DATA COMMUNICATION SYSTEM WITH ROAMING FEATURE - A flight information communication system has a plurality of RF direct sequence spread spectrum ground data links that link respective aircraft-resident subsystems, in each of which a copy of its flight performance data is stored, with airport-located subsystems. The airport-located subsystems are coupled by way communication paths, such as land line telephone links, to a remote flight operations control center. At the flight operations control center, flight performance data downlinked from plural aircraft parked at different airports is analyzed. In addition, the flight control center may be employed to direct the uploading of in-flight data files, such as audio, video and navigation files from the airport-located subsystems to the aircraft.10-25-2012
20110294489Device with Multidirectional Control for Selecting Actions to Perform on a Telecommunication Device - An electronic device and a telecommunication device that are locally connected and methods of utilizing those devices are described herein. The electronic device detects a pattern or duration of user interactions with a multidirectional control of the electronic device. Based on the pattern or duration and association data mapping patterns or durations to commands, the electronic device selects a command and then transmits the command to the telecommunication device. The telecommunication device enables a user to associate actions to be performed by the telecommunication device with patterns or durations of user interaction with the multidirectional control. Also, the telecommunication device receives a signal from the electronic device that is recognized as a command to perform an action, the recognition being based on association data mapping the signal to a pattern or duration of user interaction. The telecommunication device then performs the action.12-01-2011
20090247146System and Method for Remote Asset Management - A remote asset management system comprising a network of programmable wireless modules, each having an antenna and an identification module and configured to communicate via a radio communication protocol. The system further includes a plurality of assets each linked to one of the programmable wireless modules and configured to be managed by the linked programmable wireless module. A remote system server service platform is configured to receive remote asset data from at least one of the programmable wireless modules, pass the remote asset data to and from the wireless modules, send messages to at least one of the programmable wireless modules, monitor the programmable wireless modules by requesting and receiving current mode information, and remotely program the programmable wireless modules. A data processing module located within the at least one programmable wireless module and configured to process messages received by the programmable wireless module, authenticate said message, analyze authenticated messages, and carry out asset management instructions included in the message.10-01-2009
20130023263CONTROLLING THE USE OF A WIRELESS MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A controlling party can set limitations on a controlled party's access to applications operating on the controlled party's wireless mobile communication device. The controlling party can effectuate these limitations via various different mechanisms. In one instance, the controlling party uses another wireless communication device to effectuate the limitations. In another instance, the limitations are effectuated by the controlling party's operation of a data apparatus connected by a wired data communication bus to the controlled party's wireless mobile communication device. In a still further instance, the controlling party effectuates the limitations by accessing a website supported by a web server.01-24-2013
20100210255RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL (RACH) RECONFIGURATION FOR TEMPORARILY EXTENDED CELL COVERAGE - A device obtains a service change associated with a cell in a radio network, and identifies helper cells in the radio network that need new random access channel (RACH) parameters due to the service change. The device also determines a RACH parameters configuration for the helper cells, and configures the helper cells with the determined RACH parameters configuration.08-19-2010
20090191857Universal subscriber identity module provisioning for machine-to-machine communications - The present invention relates to remotely provisioning subscriber identification parameters in a device on a wireless network. A secure connection is established with the device, and a token containing the new subscriber identification parameters is forwarded over the secure connection. The device may verify the received token. In one embodiment, the subscriber identification parameters are updated to change network operators. The secure connection can be with the old network operator or the new network operator. The device on the wireless network may be a machine-to-machine device. The provisioned subscriber identification may be part of a universal subscriber identification module.07-30-2009
20120108226METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING TIMING OF NETWORK PERFORMANCE LOGGING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and system controls timing of network performance information logging of a cellular network by configuring a mobile device to automatically collect data about physical characteristics of the cellular network and log that data. The mobile device initially receives network performance information logging configuration from its registered cellular network. Based on the configuration, the mobile device configures itself to collect and log the network performance information relating to physical characteristics of the cellular network. While in idle mode, the mobile device collects and logs the information. A logging duration timer corresponds to a specified time duration over which the mobile device logs network performance information. If the mobile device starts the logging duration timer at the time of configuration, it maintains the timer even after the transition to idle mode. The mobile device may also start the logging duration timer after it transitions to idle mode.05-03-2012
20110300848Map Version Control Methods And Apparatus For Updating The Use Of Network-Maintained Map Data Sets For Mobile Communication Devices - A method in a mobile device for use in receiving updates of network-maintained map data sets is described. The mobile device receives, through a wireless network, map data for rendering a map. The map data has a plurality of layers, where each of the plurality of layers includes a version number and a plurality of data entries associated therewith. Each of the plurality of data entries indicates a plurality of data points for rendering one or more artifacts or labels within an area of interest of the map. The mobile device stores the map data, and displays the area of interest from the plurality of layers of the stored map data. The mobile device then receives, through the wireless network, an indication of an alternative version of one of the layers of the stored map data. When the version number of the alternative version is greater than the version number of the stored version, the mobile device causes one or more requests for the alternative version of said layer for the area of interest to be sent through the wireless network. The mobile device also receives the alternative version of said layer for the area of interest through the wireless network in response to the one or more requests. The mobile device also then causes the map of the area of interest to be rendered in the display in accordance with the combined plurality of layers of the stored map data, but with use of the alternative version of said layer.12-08-2011
20110300847METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING EMOTION IN AN INTERACTIVE NETWORK - Embodiments of the invention provide a method, devices, and system for monitoring and sharing emotion-related data from one or more persons connected via the internet. An emotion monitoring device (EMD) measures physiological signals obtained from biosensors and computes emotion states relating to emotional arousal and valence. Various signal processing methods are employed to reduce artifact and improve the detection of emotional states. The EMD communicates the emotion data to an internet server via a wireless network. The internet server transmits the emotion data to other persons equipped with an EMD. Their emotion data similarly is obtained and shared with others. The networked emotion data can used to enrich online, community experiences such as games and social networks. An implementation of an EMD based on a smart phone enables emotion data to be monitored in wide area, mobile environment. The biosensors can be integrated into the casing or a cover for the mobile phone.12-08-2011
20110287757REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD - A remote control system and method for controlling and interacting with a variety of devices and systems is disclosed. The system comprises at least one command server which is operable to receive control commands from a handheld communications device and to generate and transmit command signals in response to the received control commands, the transmitted command signals interacting with one or more devices controlled by the system. In one embodiment, the handheld communications device is operable to exchange data with an account server that maintains data and configuration information for the system and the devices to be controlled by it over a first communications modality. The handheld communications device transfers control commands and other data with the command server via a second communications modality and the handheld communications device can transfer data between the account server and the command server as needed. The system can support multiple devices to be controlled, multiple command servers, which can each be associated with one or more devices to be controlled, and multiple handheld communications devices.11-24-2011
20110294490REMOTE CONTROL OF A TELEPHONE - A method of remotely controlling a mobile electronic device includes initiating communication between the mobile electronic device and a remote electronic device having a user interface. First output of the mobile device is converted into a first HTML file. The first HTML file is transmitted from the mobile device to the remote device. Second output is presented on the remote device dependent upon the first HTML file received by the remote device. Data is transmitted from the remote device to the mobile device. An application is identified within the mobile device to process the data from the remote device. The data from the remote device is processed within the application. Third output is produced within the mobile device based on the processing of the data from the remote device. The third output of the mobile device is converted into a second HTML file. The second HTML file is transmitted from the mobile device to the remote device.12-01-2011
20100035597Mobile device for access to argicultural services by non-literate and semi-literate users - A mobile device capable of supporting applications for semi-literate farmers and agricultural industry workers. Such applications are designed to be user-friendly, primarily employ audio form to provide data and information, and promote audio based interactions. In particular, the mobile device comprises a client application that avoids/minimizes the use of keyboard, supports audio-message based interactions and data communications, supports language selection, provides intuitive icons to aid comprehension and user selection, and keeps user interaction simple. The client application comprises a labor contract module that facilitates interaction by a user (who is typically a farmer or agricultural worker) using audio messages to find and hire contract labor. The client application also comprises a social group interaction module that facilitates interaction with mobile social networks, such as groups of farmers in a region of the world, or a group of farmers growing a specific type of crop.02-11-2010
20080268828DEVICE THAT DETERMINES WHETHER TO LAUNCH AN APPLICATION LOCALLY OR REMOTELY AS A WEBAPP - A utility program executing on a mobile communication device decides whether to launch an application remotely as a Webapp or whether to launch the application locally on the mobile communication device. The decision is based at least in part on an estimate of how much of a resource the application would consume were the application to be launched and executed on the mobile communication device. Examples of resources include battery capacity, memory capacity, and processing power capacity. If the total amount of a resource consumed by currently executing applications and the application to be launched would exceed a threshold amount, then the utility uses a browser on the mobile communication device to launch the application remotely as a Webapp, otherwise the utility program causes the application to be launched locally. The utility program has a graphical user interface (GUI) whereby utility program operation can be configured and customized.10-30-2008
20100120409SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING A TEMPORARY ELECTRONIC SERIAL NUMBER FOR OVER-THE-AIR ACTIVATION OF A MOBILE DEVICE - A system and method for activating a subscriber identification module (SIM) based mobile device in a PCS/ANSI type wireless network. The method comprises pre-programming the SIM card of the mobile device with temporary activation identifiers, such as an international mobile station identity (IMSI) and/or a mobile identification number (MIN), and a temporary electronic serial number. The temporary electronic serial number, rather than the mobile device actual electronic serial number, is used to identify the mobile device during registration and activation. The network identifies the temporary electronic serial number associated with the SIM vendor and invokes an over-the-air activation procedure especially for the SIM card mobile devices. A SIM-over-the-air-activation processor is notified to perform the activation for that mobile device on the PCS wireless network. Authentication of the mobile device may be bypassed and the mobile device is instructed to transmit its actual electronic serial number for future registrations. Once the activation process is completed, the temporary activation identifiers are overwritten.05-13-2010
20090197586Phone Content Service - A phone content service is described. In embodiment(s), content that is associated with a mobile phone can be stored by a phone content service that is accessible by a computer via a data communication network. An update to the content that is associated with the mobile phone can be received and updated at the phone content service. Updated content can then be synchronized with the mobile phone via a mobile communication network.08-06-2009
20100120408SERVICING ATTRIBUTES ON A MOBILE DEVICE - Enabling remote customer service and maintenance using a visual identifier is disclosed. In response to a user enrolling in a service capability associated with a mobile device, the process utilizes a visual identifier to associate the service capability with the customer account, the service and the mobile device. The system allocates a visual identifier for each service capability and enables customer service agents to identify the service capability and mobile device, verify the user and retrieve information for the service interaction.05-13-2010
20100087182SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CALLING PARTY TO SPECIFY A RING TONE USED BY A CALLED PARTY'S MOBILE PHONE - A calling party is permitted to determine a ring tone to be played by a called party's mobile phone. Upon receiving an indication of the called party telephone number and a ring tone to be pushed to the called party's handset, the calling party is placed on hold on a conference bridge. The subject ring tone and a designated ANI are transmitted to the called party's handset. Thereafter, an outbound call is placed to the called party's handset such that a ringing signal transmitted to the called party's handset includes the designated ANI. When a connection is established with the called party's handset, the outbound call is bridged with the calling party's call on the conference bridge. Alternatively, in some instances, calls may be place directly from the calling party to the called party along with an indication of a ring tone to be played.04-08-2010
20090305687Method and System for Updating Applications in Mobile Communications Terminals - A method is disclosed for checking updates of a software application installed in a wireless communications terminal adapted to be used in a wireless communications network in combination with a subscriber identity module. In the subscriber identity module, a web server function adapted to interact with the software application installed in the wireless communications terminal is provided. When an update of the software application is available, the wireless communications terminal is notified, so that information about availability of the update is made available to the web server function. The software application sends at least one update availability request to the web server function in the subscriber identity module, in order to check if an update is available.12-10-2009
20100081421METHOD FOR REMOTELY CONTROLLING USER DATA AND SYSTEM ADAPTED FOR THE METHOD - A remote control system and method are disclosed that can remotely control user data stored in a remote portable terminal. The system includes a slave terminal, set in a remote control function, for storing the user data, and a master terminal for requesting the user data from the slave terminal and receiving it. The slave terminal authenticates the master terminal when the master terminal requests the user data therefrom, compresses the requested user data, according to the size of user data, during the authentication, and transmits the compressed user data to the master terminal. The slave terminal includes a memory for storing the user data, information regarding the master terminal, and a remote control password, a remote controlling unit for extracting the requested user data when the authenticated master terminal requests a transmission of the user data from the slave terminal, wherein the master terminal is authenticated by the stored remote control password, a compressing unit for compressing the user data by a compressing algorithm if the size of the user data is greater than a reference size, and a Radio Frequency (RF) communication unit for transmitting the user data to the master terminal.04-01-2010
20120270532MOBILE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - A wireless communication unit is configured to perform data communication using a first wireless access network and data communication using a second wireless access network having a larger coverage area than a coverage area of the first wireless access network. A control unit is configured to perform a handover from the first wireless access network to the second wireless access network after the data communication using the first wireless access network is finished, and subsequently cause a mobile communication apparatus to enter into standby mode.10-25-2012
20090143061METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE REMOTE EXECUTION OF METHODS AND OBJECTS ON HANDSETS - A handset includes a set of executable instructions associated with an application programming interface (API) as well as a REMO client. Responsive to an indication of a particular application to be executed, the REMO client establishes a communication session over a network connection with a REMO server, on which the requested application is stored. The REMO server remotely invokes a series of API instructions on the handset via the REMO client. Accordingly, the REMO application resides on the REMO server, but can be executed (by way of the REMO client) on the handset without the need for verifying, signing, and downloading a separate application.06-04-2009
20080311898Network support for swimming pool monitoring and control - An apparatus in one example has: a controllable system having a plurality of controllable parameters; a plurality of sensors for respectively detecting the plurality of controllable parameters, the sensors providing respective sensor data indicative of the plurality of controllable parameter; a control center that is operatively coupled to the controllable system, the control center receiving the sensor data; a communication module in the control center, the communication module having a transceiver that communicates with a mobile terminal in a wireless telecommunication network wherein the communication module sends the sensor data and receives respective control data in response thereto; wherein the control center applies the control data to the controllable system to respectively change the controllable parameters. In one embodiment the controllable system is a swimming pool.12-18-2008
20090143060REMOTE HOST CONTROLLER INTERFACE CONTROL FOR DEVICES - A device may include a communication module that is arranged and configured to establish a wireless connection with a remote device and a remote mode module that is arranged and configured to receive and process an enabling command that places the device in a host controller interface (HCI) remote control mode, where the HCI remote control mode enables the device to be controlled by the remote device using one or more HCI commands over the wireless connection.06-04-2009
20090280796Over the Air Provisioning of Mobile Device Settings - Techniques and systems for providing services to a mobile device allow settings on the mobile device to be provisioned over the air. In response to a request for mobile service subscription options received from the mobile device, data relating to mobile service subscription options, for selection by a user of the mobile device, may be sent to the mobile device over a wireless communication path. A selection of one or more subscription options may be received from the mobile device over the wireless communication path, and a service corresponding to the selected subscription options may be activated in response to the selection. Settings associated with the selected subscription options may be downloaded over the air to the mobile device, which may store the settings to enable the mobile device to access the subscription.11-12-2009
20090280795System and Method for the Management of the Mobile Device Life Cycle - A system for the management of mobile devices, including a system server having at least one database, wherein the database includes data objects indicative of a plurality of groups of mobile device users, a plurality of applications, and a plurality of IT policies, wherein the data objects are independent of a mobile device type, an interface module on the system server for generating instructions to communicate to each of two or more device-specific mobile device management servers, wherein each of the device-specific mobile device management servers are in communication with a plurality of mobile devices, and software executing on the system server for deploying at least one of an application and an IT policy to one or more of the plurality of mobile devices by transmitting the instructions to at least one of the plurality of device-specific mobile device management servers.11-12-2009
20090280794DEVICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR REMOTELY ACCESSING TERMINAL EQUIPMENTS - A device management system for remotely setting parameters to Terminal Equipments connected to a network comprises a Terminal Equipment management application (11-12-2009
20090286525NETWORK SELECTION FOR MULTIPLE NETWORK PLATFORMS - Embodiments provide methods, systems, and apparatuses to generate and send a command message to a mobile device connected to a first wireless network to command the mobile device to connect to one of one or more candidate wireless networks. The message includes embedded service flow context information of the candidate networks including one or more attributes of the candidate wireless networks that are of potential interest to the mobile device in determining a performance or security impact if the mobile device switches to the one or more wireless networks. The mobile device can conditionally refuse the command if the candidate wireless networks are unable to meet one or more service level requirements of the apparatus. Other embodiments are disclosed and described.11-19-2009
20090042553METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SYNCHRONIZING CHANGES IN POWER SAVING PROCEDURES - A method and devices are provided for use in a wireless communications network for affecting changes in a power saving class (PSC) associated with a subscriber terminal. The method comprises the steps of: providing at least one PSC for use by said subscriber terminal; at each of said subscriber terminal and said corresponding base station, setting a counting value for said at least one PSCs to be equal to a pre-defined initial value; and upon transmitting or receiving at either one of said subscriber terminal and said base station a message identifying a change in said at least one PSC, updating operating parameters associated with said at least one PSC and increasing at the respective subscriber terminal or base station, the counting value of the corresponding one or more of said at least one PSC by a pre-determined value. Preferably, the method further comprises transmitting a message which comprises a request to affect a change in power saving status of said subscriber terminal, wherein the message comprises an indication of the counting value associated with a PSC currently available at the side transmitting said message; and upon receiving the message comprising the request to affect a change in the power saving status, determining whether the counting value comprised in the message matches the counting value at the side transmitting that message, and if in the affirmative, evaluating whether the requested change may be carried out.02-12-2009
20110269446METHOD FOR REMOTELY CONTROLLING STATUS OF SMART PHONE, SMART PHONE AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - In an exemplary method for remotely controlling status of a smart phone, a message is remotely sent to the smart phone, the smart phone monitors the content of the message and then is controlled to be set in a target status when the content of the message contains a sequence matched with the target status. For example, the smart phone can be controlled to switch from silent mode to ring mode, which facilities the user to quickly find his/her smart phone previously being set in the silent mode.11-03-2011
20080274724Subscriber management and accounting using event detection in a wireless device - A system and method performs real-time subscriber management and accounting for a wireless device by detecting predetermined events within the wireless device and communicating information pertaining to such events from the wireless device to a real-time subscriber management platform in association with each communication session. The information received by the real-time subscriber management platform is used to control the behavior of the wireless device and/or to update accounting information pertaining to the subscriber.11-06-2008
20080274723Cell phone remote configuration and nap time - A system for using a cell phone by a user includes a cell phone. The system includes a global network in communication with the cell phone. The system includes a configuration gateway in connection with the network which remotely configures the cell phone. The system includes a remote interface not physically connected to the cell phone in communication with the configuration gateway through the network and with which a configuration choice for the cell phone is entered by the user. A cell phone includes a housing having a speaker which plays an audible tone when the phone receives a call. The housing has a vibration motor which vibrates the housing when the phone receives a call, a memory having the tone. The housing has a CPU connected with the memory and the vibration motor which configures whether the phone will vibrate or play the tone when a call is received from a remote instruction received from a configuration gateway part of a global wireless network. A method for using a cell phone by a user includes the steps of entering by the user through a remote interface not physically connected to the cell phone a configuration choice for the cell phone. There is the step of configuring remotely the cell phone with a configuration gateway in communication with a global network in communication with the cell phone and the remote interface. A method and a cell phone having a nap time. The present invention is related to a cell phone that has a nap time during which the phone is in the vibration mode that is chosen by a user.11-06-2008
20100248709METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NETWORK INITIATED UNINSTALLATION OF APPLICATION PROGRAM OVER WIRELESS NETWORK - Network-initiated uninstallation of programs on remote modules, such as wireless telephones, is performed over a wireless network to recall programs stored on the wireless telephone that are faulty or harmful to the wireless telephone, the wireless network, or a user of the wireless telephone. If one or more recall criteria are met for uninstallation of a targeted application program, a recall command source constructs a recall command. A program manager, using a database containing information about each program downloaded onto each wireless telephone in the network, identifies, for the recall command source, which wireless telephones carry the targeted application program. The recall command includes a unique application identification for the targeted application program and an instruction to the wireless telephone to uninstall the targeted application program. The recall command is broadcast over the wireless network to the wireless telephones. In response to the recall command, the wireless telephone automatically uninstalls the targeted application program by executing a recall program on the wireless telephone.09-30-2010
20100248707WIRELESS DEVICE REMOTE RECOVERY - Disclosed techniques enable wireless remote recovery for a wireless device that has encountered a potentially unrecoverable programming error during execution of a primary program controlling operations of the wireless device, e.g. an error that might otherwise prevent network communications. In response to the error, program execution changes over from the primary program to execution of a backup program. Under control of the backup program, the wireless device initiates a communication with a recovery server, over the air through a wireless network serving the wireless device. The communication utilizing the backup program enables the wireless device to receive programming from the recovery server, including a replacement version for at least a portion of the primary program. The primary program can then be corrected by replacing the portion thereof with the received replacement version. The wireless device then resumes normal operation, by resuming execution using the corrected primary program.09-30-2010
20100248706AUTONOMOUS, NON-INTERACTIVE, CONTEXT-BASED SERVICES FOR CELLULAR PHONE - Embodiments include but are not limited to cellular phones, methods practice thereon, for autonomously servicing a call or a message, on behalf of the user, without interacting with the user, are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, data about a user of the cellular phone, internal conditions of the cellular phone, or external environment of the cellular phone are locally collected and from a wireless communication network. In various embodiments, multiple agents are provided to the cellular phone, wherein each agent is configured to determine, on receipt of a received call or message, a current service context based at least in part on some of the data stored, and autonomously servicing the received call or message based on the results of the determination. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.09-30-2010
20100248708Method, Apparatus and Computer Program Product for Reducing Outage Probability for Mobile Devices - An apparatus for enabling dual mode communication may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive (09-30-2010
20080287115Methods and Apparatuses for Programming User-Defined Information Into Electronic Devices - A device for programming user-defined information into an electronic device is provided. The programmer allows a user to program customized information, such as user-selected audio, video, or Internet access information into his or her programmable device. Such electronic devices include wireless telephones, pagers, and personal digital assistants. The programmer allows a user to, among other things, customize the device to suit his or her particular taste.11-20-2008
20080207189Remote Control Interface - Remote control interfaces (08-28-2008
20090054050REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM - A method includes the steps of selecting an appliance to be controlled from a list of appliances stored in the cellular device, selecting an instruction to be communicated to the selected appliance from a list of instructions stored in the cellular device, and transmitting the instruction to a cellular interface associated with the selected appliance via a public cellular telephone infrastructure by dialing a. telephone number stored in the cellular device.02-26-2009
20110207449SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY SETTING ENVIRONMENT OF USER TERMINAL - A system for automatically setting an environment of a user terminal includes a space and context-aware device for sensing a space and a context using a plurality of sensors, defining environment setting information corresponding to the sensed space and context, and sending the defined environment setting information to a user terminal, thereby requesting environment setting or release. Further, the system for automatically setting an environment of a user terminal includes a user terminal for changing environment setting mode while communicating with the space and context-aware device and automatically changing to a status corresponding to the environment setting information when the environment setting information is received.08-25-2011
20090082004APPARATUS AND METHODS OF OPEN MARKET HANDSET IDENTIFICATION - Methods, apparatus and systems are presented for automatically providing network operators with identification of open market wireless devices that are used in the operator's respective network. Present aspects accomplish such by retrieving device profile information in response to the network operator's removable module being associated with (i.e., inserted into) a wireless device and communicating the device profile information to the network operator or the like. This allows for the network operator or third party entity to track and/or monitor the type of wireless devices existing in their respective wireless network. In addition, the automated nature of the tracking obviates the need for the subscribers/users of the removable modules to manually or otherwise provide the device identification to the network operators.03-26-2009
20090298491Contract Acceptance Systems and Methods - According to various embodiments of the present invention, a contract acceptance system is provided for facilitating customer acceptance of a service contract (e.g., a wireless service contract). In particular, certain embodiments of the present invention allow a shipping carrier delivering a wireless communication device (e.g., a cellular phone) to a customer to facilitate customer acceptance of a new wireless service contract via a handheld computing device at the point of delivery.12-03-2009
20090298490System for providing content, management, and interactivity for thin client devices - A system is provided for delivering Internet and digital content to a variety of thin client devices. A web portal for accessing and selecting content is used in conjunction with graphical user interfaces on a personal computer for setting up and controlling the content channels. The user interfaces, scheduling, and communication management are controlled by a system control software application running on a local server with an Internet connection. A high speed local area network provides for streaming content from the Internet or local server to thin client devices. A digital audio playback device is connected to the local server via the local area network connection and decodes streamed audio files, and converts them into analog audio signals for input into a conventional stereo. Digital content is streamed automatically from the local server to another Internet playback device, based on end user content preferences and schedule selections. 12-03-2009
20090325565Provisioning applications for a mobile device - Methods and systems for provisioning an application for a mobile device are provided. A user may request an application. A request concerning the application is sent to a provisioning device. The request includes information concerning the mobile device and/or the user of the mobile device. The information is used to determine the requirements for operating the requested application on the mobile device. A hyperlink for downloading the requirements information is sent to the user of the mobile device via text messaging and/or email. The requirements information may be provided directly to the mobile device, to a personal computing device associated with the user of the mobile device, or a combination.12-31-2009
20130217378VIRTUAL INSTANCE ARCHITECTURE FOR MOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - System and method for remotely managing mobile devices. A virtual instance mobile device is maintained for each physical mobile device to be managed. Each virtual instance mobile device is executable in a computer runtime environment and includes a hardware emulation component configured to emulate the hardware components of the corresponding physical mobile device and a software emulation component corresponding to the software components of the physical mobile device, which is executable within the context of the hardware emulation component. Synchronization between the virtual instance mobile devices and their corresponding physical mobile devices is maintained, and data obtained from the physical mobile devices is stored. The physical mobile devices are remotely managed by utilizing their corresponding virtual instance mobile devices respectively.08-22-2013
20110143741SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CROSS-PLATFORM APPLICATIONS ON A WIRELESS PHONE - A system and method for operation of cross-platform applications on a wireless phone is provided. The applications can be cross-platform applications in that the same application code can be run on different wireless phone platforms. The method and system can for a wireless phone which runs a cross-platform application that enables the processor of the wireless phone to run the cross-platform applications. The wireless phone processor can operate to determine platform parameters of the phone and then run the cross-platform application using the determined phone parameters.06-16-2011
20110143740APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SMALL BASE STATION - An apparatus and a method for controlling a small base station using a macro base station may reduce interference between the small base station and the macro base station. The method includes determining whether a small base station is in a blank state; transmitting a deactivation request message to the macro base station if the small base station is in the blank state; and operating the small base station in an inactive mode if a deactivation response message is received from the macro base station. The inactive mode being a mode of the small base station in which a synchronization channel or a minimal channel is transmitted to enable a terminal in the cell area of the small base station to identify the small base station.06-16-2011
20090082003Mobile Phone Code Editing Method and Apparatus - Existing mobile phone code is edited or new code generated using a remote web browser interface. According to one embodiment, the mobile phone comprises a web server and a code editor. The web server is configured to process an HTTP request generated by a remote HTTP client, the HTTP request including one or more code editing instructions. The code editor is configured to edit code stored at the mobile phone or create new code based on the one or more code editing instructions using a program identified by the HTTP request. According to an embodiment of the remote HTTP client, the client comprises a web browser. The web browser is configured to generate the HTTP request for delivery to the mobile phone web server over a transport layer IP connection established with the web server. The HTTP request identifies the program stored at the mobile phone.03-26-2009
20090088145Mobile Communication Terminal and Software Update Method - The present invention has an object to prevent an automatic download from overlapping usage of the mobile communication terminal completely or as much as possible.04-02-2009
20090088144MANAGING CONTACT STATUS UPDATES IN A PRESENCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - Managing online presence information for contacts involves propagating contact status updates from a contact to an interested identity. A contact list may include hundreds to thousands of contacts for an identity. When one of those contacts changes presence status (e.g., from available to do-not-disturb), the change is propagated from a device of the contact, to a server, to one or more devices of the identity maintaining the contact list. Although that single change or status update consumes a small amount of resources, status updates for a larger number of contacts occurring at various times consumes a more substantial amount of resources, including bandwidth and power. Although power consumption may not be a factor for a desktop computer, power consumption for large scale and/or frequent status updates on devices with more limited power sources (e.g., mobile phones, personal data assistants, etc.) may be a significant factor.04-02-2009
20090117890Mobile wireless display for accessing data from a host and method for controlling - An apparatus includes a monocular display with a wireless communications interface, a user input device, a transmitter, and a controller. The monocular display is positioned relative to the user's eye to display images to the user while occluding less than half of the user's maximum viewing space. The apparatus can incorporate a wireless communication controller that not only provides a video link to a host device, but also provides for control and management of a host device and other more devices. In this context, a host device may be any appropriate device that sources audio, video, text, office functionality and other information, such as a cell phone, personal computer, laptop, media player, and/or the like. The apparatus and the host may support Microsoft Windows SideShow, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), and Virtual Network Computing (VNC).05-07-2009
20090209245METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONFIGURING A WIRELESS DEVICE THROUGH REVERSE ADVERTISING - One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses reverse advertising to configure a new wireless device to join an existing wireless network. During operation, the new wireless device broadcasts an advertisement for itself. In response to the advertisement, the new wireless device receives information from an existing wireless device on the existing wireless network. This information specifies how to join the existing wireless network. Next, the new wireless device uses the information to configure itself to join the existing wireless network.08-20-2009
20120077482PROVISIONING APPLICATIONS FOR A MOBILE DEVICE - Methods and systems for provisioning an application for a mobile device are provided. A user may request an application. A request concerning the application is sent to a provisioning device. The request includes information concerning the mobile device and/or the user of the mobile device. The information is used to determine the requirements for operating the requested application on the mobile device. A hyperlink for downloading the requirements information is sent to the user of the mobile device via text messaging and/or email. The requirements information may be provided directly to the mobile device, to a personal computing device associated with the user of the mobile device, or a combination.03-29-2012
20120077481METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REMOTE CONTROLLING BETWEEN MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINALS - A method and an apparatus for storing a phone number through remote control between mobile communication terminals are provided. The method includes receiving a message including protocol IDentification (ID) information indicating a pre-arranged remote phone number storage protocol, determining whether a remote phone number storage function is active, comparing authentication information contained in the received message with authentication information of the mobile communication terminal, and storing at least one of a phone number and phone number related information contained in the received message.03-29-2012
20090215440Application Activation Method - Telecoms system that supports mobile terminals (08-27-2009
20090253424METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY CONFIGURING ACCESS CONTROL - A method for automatically configuring an access control point based upon the network resource requirements of an application. The installation of a new application on a mobile device or other user device is accompanied, before, during, or after installation, with the distribution of access control information. An access control point blocks communications based upon access rules. An access update module modifies or sets the access rules based upon the access control information. The access control point and the access update module may be located within the mobile device, within an associated wireless connector system, or in other locations within the mobile communication system. The setting or resetting of the access rules based upon the access control information may be triggered during installation, modification, or removal of the application.10-08-2009
20100151849CONTROLLING THE USE OF A WIRELESS MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A controlling party can set limitations on a controlled party's access to applications operating on the controlled party's wireless mobile communication device. The controlling party can effectuate these limitations via various different mechanisms. In one instance, the controlling party uses another wireless communication device to effectuate the limitations. In another instance, the limitations are effectuated by the controlling party's operation of a data processing apparatus connected by a wired data communication bus to the controlled party's wireless mobile communication device. In a still further instance, the controlling party effectuates the limitations by accessing a website supported by a web server.06-17-2010
20100184422WEB-HOSTED FRAMEWORK FOR MOBILE APPLICATIONS - Embodiments are directed towards providing a web-based framework for access and use of mobile device applications within an application stack. The mobile device includes a mobile web framework application (MWFA) that, when the mobile device boots up, seeks to connect online to a remote web-based interface manager. The remote interface manager provides a display of an application user interface to the mobile device, from which a user may access various applications that may be configured to execute at a remote device rather than on the mobile device. The user may also add to or otherwise modify the applications within the application stack.07-22-2010
20110237237METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR NETWORK TIME AND DATE DETERMINATION - A method, system, and apparatus for time and date determination using a wireless network is disclosed. A wireless device searches for a network to establish a connection, and, when a network is found, the wireless device attempts to establish a connection. The wireless device receives a PLMN code from the network. The wireless device receives the current GMT time from a GPS satellite. The wireless device determines the time zone that the wireless device is located in using the PLMN code. The wireless device determines the daylight saving time settings using the PLMN code and/or the GMT time. The wireless device determines the current time and date for the present location of the wireless device using the received GMT time and the determined time zone and day light saving time settings. The wireless device is updated to reflect the current time, date, time zone, and daylight saving settings.09-29-2011
20100159912REMOTE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WIRELESSS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A remote management method for a terminal supporting a mobile broadcast service is provided. The terminal receives a service guide with a terminal function management condition from a mobile broadcast service broadcasting server, stores and processes the service guide, and delivers a service subscription request to the mobile broadcast service broadcasting server, receives a message with a Device Management (DM) command generated by a DM server, as the mobile broadcast service broadcasting server receiving the service subscription request sends a request for a DM command regarding a function and a management operation of a terminal to be managed, to the DM server, and stores the DM command and executes the DM command if a status of the terminal satisfies the terminal function management condition.06-24-2010
20100227605Control Of A Remote Mobile Device - A method and system for establishing communication with a remote mobile device and inducing one or more functionalities on the remote mobile device are provided. A client application is provided on the remote mobile device. An authentication code with commands and parameters is sent to the client application using, for example, a short message service message. The client application receives the authentication code with the commands and parameters. The client application compares the authentication code with a predefined code stored on the remote mobile device to find a match. The client application executes the commands on finding the match. The commands comprise instructions to induce functionalities on the remote mobile device. The functionalities, for example, comprise performing a playback of a media file and simultaneously performing a recording operation by the remote mobile device, retrieving information, modifying settings, forwarding messages and information, and invoking operations on the remote mobile device.09-09-2010
20100240352SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZED USE OF A DUAL MODE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Systems and methods for the operation of a dual mode wireless communication device are provided. A wireless communication device includes a scan module, a registration module and a learning module that cooperate to allow the device to identify available radio access technologies, select a radio interface, manage the radio interface, and learn behavioral patterns that optimize operation of the dual mode device. The dual mode device maximizes the overall time it is operational on the better radio access technology while not performing unnecessary scans. This helps in improving performance, preserving battery life and enhancing the overall user experience. In operation, the dual mode device scans for available voice or data networks upon identification of a trigger event, for example, a manual instruction, a drop in signal strength, a loss of signal, a time of usage on a particular network, a battery condition, an application preference, a state of the wireless communication device, or a geographic location. Various trigger events may be stored in a data storage area on the device and new trigger events such as geographic locations where manual scans are frequently requested by the user or geographic locations where signal strength is low or the network signal is typically lost can be stored for future reference by the device in order to improve performance.09-23-2010
20100234009CENTRALLY MANAGING USER-SPECIFIED CONFIGURATION DATA FOR A CONFIGURABLE DEVICE - A central configuration server is provided for managing user-specified configuration data for a configurable device. The central configuration server, which is separate from a configurable device to be configured, and which services a plurality of users, obtains a user identification and device information from the configurable device. Responsive to this, the central configuration server accesses an account database and uses the user identification and device information to retrieve, for the identified user, user-specified configuration data for the configurable device. The central configuration server then forwards the user-specified configuration data from the account database to the configurable device for use in automatically configuring the configurable device pursuant to the user-specified configuration data.09-16-2010
20100240350Activating an Application - The application discloses a method for establishing a connection between a first communication device capable of receiving an activating message and a mobile communication device, the method comprising: 09-23-2010
20100240351SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING FILE CATALOGS ON A WIRELESS HANDHELD DEVICE - There is disclosed a method and system for managing file metadata stored in one or more catalogs on a wireless handheld device. In an embodiment, the method comprises: connecting to one or more file libraries stored remotely from the device; downloading to the device one or more catalogs storing file metadata for one or more file libraries stored remotely from the device; and remotely updating on the device the one or more catalogs such that the file metadata in one or more file libraries stored remotely from the device are substantially up-to-date on the device.09-23-2010
20130217379Systems, Methods, and Computer Program Products for Providing Device Updates to a Mobile Device Operating in a Wireless Telecommunications Network - Systems, methods, and computer program products are for generating a file including a set of instructions for handling a device update for the mobile device and a uniform resource locator (URL) of a server configured to host the device update and handle the device update in accordance with the instructions for handling the device update, and sending the file to the mobile device, whereat the file is redirected by the mobile device to the server based upon the URL included in the file.08-22-2013
20090075641AUTOMATED OVER-THE-AIR FIRMWARE UPDATE FOR A WIRELESS PHONE - A method for providing over-the-air updates of firmware of a mobile telephone handset comprises the steps of receiving at least one firmware update at a server. A determination of a need for updates is made at the mobile telephone handset and a point-to-point communications channel is established between the server and the mobile telephone handset responsive to a determination of the need for updates at the mobile telephone handset. The at least one firmware update is then downloaded to the mobile telephone handset from the server.03-19-2009
20100056129Radio Base Station, Radio Communication Terminal, Radio Communication Method and Radio Communication System - A radio communication terminal 03-04-2010
20120142332DATA DOWNLOAD METHOD AND TERMINAL - The present invention provides a data downloading method and a terminal, wherein the data downloading method includes: a communication processor receiving an open channel request from a universal integrated circuit card, and sending a connection request message to an application processor according to the open channel request; the communication processor sending a connection success message to the universal integrated circuit card, so as to instruct the universal integrated circuit card to download data The present invention not only enables a process of downloading an application over the air to the UICC by using the BIP (bearer independent protocol) protocol to be completed in a single processor, but also supports the process to be completed in multiple processors.06-07-2012
20100197292DEVICE AND METHOD FOR GENERATING USER NOTIFICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TASKS THAT ARE PENDING COMPLETION - A device and method for generating user notifications associated with tasks that are pending completion on a mobile device. When additional input is required from a user of the mobile device to complete performance of a task and is not being received from the user within a predefined time period, at least one form of user notification is generated. The particular form or forms of user notification are defined by a user profile associated with the user. User notifications may comprise visual, audible, and/or vibratory alerts, and different forms of these user notifications may be generated in a sequence. The volume of audible alerts or the period between periodic user notifications may vary over time.08-05-2010
20100069056Communicating codeset information as part of a native application - A native application includes codeset information. The native application, if loaded into a cellular telephone, allows the cellular telephone and a novel associated Operational Signal Generating Device (OSGD) to be usable as a remote control device. An on-line media store provides the native application for purchase and download. A user uses the cellular telephone to download the native application into the cellular telephone. The codeset information is transferred into the OSGD. The OSGD has a mechanism for using codeset information to generate IR operational signals of the type used to control electronic consumer devices. Execution of the native application causes a keypad to appear on the cellular telephone display. If the user presses a key of the keypad, the cellular telephone detects the key press and sends a communication to the OSGD which causes the OSGD to use the codeset information to generate and transmit an appropriate IR operational signal.03-18-2010
20090247145METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SOFTWARE UPDATE OF TERMINALS IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method of updating software of terminals in a mobile broadcast system is provided. The method includes creating an update command for terminals of a particular model, the update command including update information; and broadcasting the created update command. The update information includes software version information and at least one of terminal manufacturer information and terminal model information. Further, the method may further include, before broadcasting the created update command, forcibly requiring terminals subscribe to an update service; and creating and broadcasting an update file for terminals of the particular model from among the forcibly subscribed terminals. The software of the terminals may be firmware.10-01-2009
20090239519TERMINAL FUNCTION COMPLETION METHOD AND SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, PERIPHERAL TERMINAL AND COMMUNICATION TERMINAL MANAGEMENT SERVER CONSTITUTING THE SYSTEM - It is an object of the present invention to realize a system which enables use a new application with a terminal which has been used heretofore, and the system comprises a function which is installed on a network and manages application information compatible with the communication terminal, and a function which is installed on the communication terminal and which is connected with a peripheral terminal through a short distance connection to transfer data.09-24-2009
20090111453AUTO-DEPLOYING AN APPLICATION FROM A MOBILE DEVICE TO A HOST IN A PERVASIVE COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT - Disclosed is a technique for auto-deploying an application from a mobile communication device to a host in a pervasive computing environment. The technique can detect and can select an available host around the mobile communication device. The technique can determine if the mobile communication device issues a request of auto-deploying a selected application into the available host. In response to the issued auto-deploying request, the selected application can be auto-deployed into the available host for execution.04-30-2009
20090111452STANDARDIZED CONTROL OF WIRELESS DEVICES - A disclosed service for managing mobile and wireless communication devices (MWCDs) includes enabling a server to generate a standard remote configuration command (RCC) and enabling a transmitter coupled to the server to transmit the RCC wirelessly. The RCC configures a feature on a first MWCD of a first supplier and a second MWCD of a second supplier. The RCC may disable one or more of a set of selected MWCD peripheral devices. For example, the RCC may disable an MWCD camera, an MWCD microphone, and/or an MWCD speaker. In some embodiments, the RCC transitions the MWCD to a restricted state in which the MWCD is unable to record multimedia content including audio and video content. In these embodiments, the RCC may configure one or more of the features on each of a set of MWCDs within a defined geographic region.04-30-2009
20130130673METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR DEVICE MANAGEMENT - Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, a device, and a system for device management. The method includes: configuring a relevant identifier at a wide area network WAN side for a management object which is of a gateway and is in a management tree of the gateway, and configuring a relevant identifier at a local area network LAN side for a management object which is mapped by at least one terminal and is in the management tree of the gateway.05-23-2013
20100279673Remotely Locating and Commanding a Mobile Device - Methods and systems are presented for remotely commanding a mobile device. In one aspect, a method includes receiving input identifying a mobile device, presenting to a user one or more remote commands corresponding to the mobile device, receiving user input selecting a remote command from the one or more presented remote commands, generating a remote command message instructing the mobile device to execute the selected remote command, and transmitting the remote command message to a server for publication in a message topic. Further, a selectable list of mobile devices associated with a remote management account can be presented to the user, the selectable list including information uniquely identifying each mobile device. Additionally, the selectable list of mobile devices can include an indication of whether an included mobile device is online.11-04-2010
20100279676Paging in a Cellular Communication System - A cellular communication system comprises a user equipment (11-04-2010
20100311404METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UPDATING RULES GOVERNING THE SWITCHING OF VIRTUAL SIM SERVICE CONTRACTS - A system and method for providing updated rules governing the switching of enabled provisioning data supporting a wireless service contract. A mobile device may be initially programmed with a profile data table and priority list index data table to automatically enable provisioning data supporting one of the plurality of service providers stored in a VSIM internal memory unit to conduct a wireless communication when certain operational parameter values are satisfied. The profile data table and priority list index data table may be automatically updated in response to a variety of triggers.12-09-2010
20100311405MOBILE PHONE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING VOLUME OF MOBILE PHONE - A method is used for controlling volume in a mobile phone. The method includes the following steps. The mobile phone receives an input voice signal, and the mobile phone determines if the input voice signal is a digital signal. If the input voice signal is not digital signal, the input voice signal is converted to the digital voice signal. A volume of the digital voice signal is adjusted to a predefined volume if the volume of the digital voice signal is not equal to the predefined volume. The adjusted digital voice signal is output from the mobile phone.12-09-2010
20100311403METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISABLING A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A method and system for disabling a wireless communication device, including: capturing a signal stream from the wireless communication device by satisfying a signal control protocol using a mobile broadcast antenna; and routing signals to and from the wireless communication device according to a non-standard protocol, thereby disabling normal operation of the wireless communication device. The mobile broadcast antenna includes a signal capturing module configured to receive information relevant to satisfaction of the signal control protocol and to alter a signal of the mobile broadcast antenna. The signal capturing module detects signal strengths from other broadcast antenna and alters a broadcast strength of the mobile broadcast antenna to be higher than the detected signal strengths. The signal capturing module calculates a desired signal strength difference according to a desired protection characteristic and alters the broadcast strength of the mobile broadcast antenna to satisfy the desired signal strength difference.12-09-2010
20100317335Systems and Methods for Remotely Configuring a Mobile Device - In particular embodiments, a system is described that includes one or more management servers comprising instructions operable when executed to present a user interface displayable at a remote host computer, the user interface enabling a user at the remote host computer to input management information for managing a mobile device; receive the management information input by the user; update configuration information in a configuration database for the mobile device based on the management information; and send the configuration information to the mobile device for configuring the mobile device. In particular embodiments, the instructions are further operable when executed to access one or more third party servers; pull third party information from the third party servers; aggregate and reconcile the pulled third party information with the configuration information stored in the configuration information database; and store the reconciled configuration information in the configuration information database.12-16-2010
20100330976REMOTE ACCESS TO INFORMATION ON A MOBILE TERMINAL FROM A WEB BROWSER EXTENSION - The invention relates to a method and system for managing information stored and/or services configured in a mobile terminal from a remote terminal, wherein the mobile terminal is configured to connect to a mobile communications network and comprises a web server having an API defined for each piece of information and for each service provided by the mobile terminal, and wherein said remote terminal has access to a data network. It comprises: making, from an extension of a web browser of the remote terminal to the mobile terminal, an HTTP request for managing one piece of information stored or a service configured in the mobile terminal, wherein the HTTP request is in accordance with said API defined in the web server of the mobile terminal and comprises an identifier of said information or service which is to be managed; sending an HTTP response from the mobile terminal to the extension in accordance with said API defined in the web server of the mobile and showing in the remote terminal an interface comprised in said extension for managing said information stored or service configured in the mobile.12-30-2010
20110039533VEHICLE TELEMATICS UNIT ACTIVATION WITH PROVISIONING DETECTION - A system and method for making vehicle originated calls to a telematics service provider or other call center. The method includes identifying a call type associated with a desired wireless communication of speech or data to the call center, and then carrying out one of a number of different call connection processes depending on the call type. For voice channel cellular connections, an in-band modem cellular connection is preferably established in most instances using a connection retry strategy that includes primary, secondary, and possibly tertiary connection attempts. Cell selection can be carried out using an acquisition task, background scan and inter-country PLMN reselection process that are used to select among available PLMNs and base stations. The system and method can be carried out in connection with various cellular system technologies, but is especially suited for use with GSM systems.02-17-2011
20110009111APPARATUS FOR REPORTING AN EXCEPTION AND METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal for reporting an exception or error and a method thereof, by which an exception of the mobile terminal can be transmitted to a server in a transmission mode appropriate for a status of a network. Exception information, such as information of a register of the mobile terminal if the exception is generated, information of a task performed by the mobile terminal before the generation of the exception, and history information before the generation of exception, are stored in a memory. The exception information is transmitted to the server.01-13-2011
20130150019ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF - An electronic apparatus and an operation method thereof are provided. In case that a display unit enters a screen lock mode, a message input interface is displayed on the display unit when it is detected that a message option is enabled, and a note message is generated by the message inputting interface. A lock screen is returned and a prompt item corresponding to the note message is displayed on the lock screen when the message input interface is finished.06-13-2013
20110244845MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention includes a mobile terminal and controlling method including a wireless communication unit configured to externally exchange a wireless signal, a display unit, and a controller, when a text message is received from a text message server via the wireless communication unit, configured to determine whether application update data for updating information of a specific application is included in the received text message and whether an indictor indicating a type of the specific application is included in the received text message, to update the information of the specific application indicated by the indicator if the indicator is included in the received text message, and to control the updated information to be displayed on the display unit.10-06-2011
20110086630METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING OPERATIONS OF A COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to provision a matching network that controls one or more operational characteristics of one of a receiver portion and a transmitter portion of the communication device according to a profile describing one or more characteristics of a communication system from which the communication device operates. Additional embodiments are disclosed.04-14-2011
20110086631METHOD FOR CONTROLLING PORTABLE DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND VIDEO SYSTEM - A method for controlling a portable device, a display device, and a video system is provided. According to the method for controlling the portable device, the portable device transmits an application to the display device, the portable device and the display device execute the application, the portable device receives specific information from a user and transmits the specific information to the display device, and the display device controls an execution of the application according to the specific information. Therefore, a user may control a display device using a portable device.04-14-2011
20090325566Apparatus and methods for enforcement of policies upon a wireless device - Apparatus and methods for changing one or more functional or operational aspects of a wireless device, such as upon the occurrence of a certain event. In one embodiment, the event comprises detecting that the wireless device is within range of one or more other devices. In another variant, the event comprises the wireless device associating with a certain access point. In this manner, various aspects of device functionality may be enabled or restricted (device “policies”). This policy enforcement capability is useful for a variety of reasons, including for example to disable noise and/or light emanating from wireless devices (such as at a movie theater), for preventing wireless devices from communicating with other wireless devices (such as in academic settings), and for forcing certain electronic devices to enter “sleep mode” when entering a sensitive area.12-31-2009
20110098030METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACTIVATING SERVICES - An approach is provided for activating a service for a mobile device. A message is received from a mobile device specifying a unique hardware identifier associated with the mobile device for activating a service for the mobile device. Creation of a provisional account is caused, at least in part, to be created to activate the service based on the unique hardware identifier without user information.04-28-2011
20110250878COMMUNICATION DEVICES AND METHODS THEREOF - Communication devices and methods thereof. The communication device comprises a communication module, a memory module, and a control module. The communication module receives a data object exceeding a predetermined data size from a device management server. The memory module, coupled to the communication module, comprises a management object tree having a management object leaf node, storing a first portion of the received data object in the management object leaf node, and holds the first portion in the management object leaf node when termination of the reception of the data object is being determined. The control module, coupled to the communication module and the memory module, determines termination of the reception of the data object prior to the data object being completely received, wherein the first portion comprises at least one unit data, and each unit data has a data size less than or equal to the predetermined data size.10-13-2011
20110250877METHOD FOR REACTIVATING A THEN-CURRENTLY DEACTIVATED MOBILE UNIT - A method for reactivating a then-currently deactivated mobile unit involves submitting a request to a call center to reactivate the mobile unit and, upon receiving the request, submitting another request to a cellular service provider from the call center, where such other request includes a request to broadcast a message having a mobile unit identifier and a reactivation protocol contained therein. The method further involves broadcasting the message from the cellular service provider to a plurality of mobile units each having an identical inactive dialing number stored therein. A processor operatively associated with the then-currently deactivated mobile unit recognizes the mobile unit identifier contained in the broadcasted message. Upon recognizing the mobile unit identifier, the processor applies the reactivation protocol contained in the broadcasted message to initiate reactivation of the then-currently deactivated mobile unit.10-13-2011
20110070877OVER THE AIR PROVISIONING OF MOBILE DEVICE SETTINGS - Techniques and systems for providing services to a mobile device allow settings on the mobile device to be provisioned over the air. In response to a request for mobile service subscription options received from the mobile device, data relating to mobile service subscription options, for selection by a user of the mobile device, may be sent to the mobile device over a wireless communication path. A selection of one or more subscription options may be received from the mobile device over the wireless communication path, and a service corresponding to the selected subscription options may be activated in response to the selection. Settings associated with the selected subscription options may be downloaded over the air to the mobile device, which may store the settings to enable the mobile device to access the subscription.03-24-2011
20110070876LIMITING DEVICE OPERATION WITHOUT THIRD PARTY PERMISSION - Embodiments of the invention include a set of rules established by a third-party to control the execution of various functions offered by a device. The set of rules can block a function outright, or can specify particular combinations of days and times when the function can be executed and when it is blocked. Then, when the user of the device requests an instance of the function to be executed, the set of rules can be accessed to determine whether the requested function instance is permitted, after which the device can either block or execute the requested function instance.03-24-2011
20110151854REMOTE MANAGEMENT OVER A WIRELESS WIDE-AREA NETWORK USING SHORT MESSAGE SERVICE - A method and device for remote management over a wireless wide-area network includes receiving a short message over a wireless wide-area network (WWAN) using an out-of-band (OOB) processor of a computing device. The OOB processor is capable of communicating over the WWAN irrespective of an operational state of an in-band processor of the computing device. The computing device executes at least one operation with the OOB processor in response to receiving the short message.06-23-2011
20100330978METHOD, SERVER AND MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE FOR MANAGING UNIQUE MEMORY DEVICE IDENTIFICATIONS - A method for server-based managing of unique memory device identifications (MUID12-30-2010
20090023435Method, Device and Software for Updating Data in Mobile Devices - Updating data between the mobile devices belonging to a given user group is shown. In a mobile device (01-22-2009
20090318126ARRANGEMENT FOR USING ERP-SYSTEMS ON, PREFERABLY, MOBILE DEVICES - The invention relates to an arrangement for using, in particular, ERP-applications of different clients in the form of, preferably, any particular mobile terminal, enabling data exchange with internal ERP-systems via the extranet and intranet. A user can select between different applications according to predetermined authorizations, which are not stored on the terminal, which can be initially guided according to the individual selection thereof and enables access to the internal ERP-systems. According to the invention, in a connection (12-24-2009
20090318125METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVISIONING CONTENT IN A MOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - The provisioning content in a device management system facilitates provisioning of mobile devices with contents of non-applicable formats for provisioning in a module therein in a device management system in a mobile network infrastructure. The system has a device management application and repositories. Capabilities of a mobile device are checked from one or more repositories of the device management system. The provisioning content is retrieved from a module in a mobile device and converted into an applicable format for provisioning the device.12-24-2009
20090029693Methods of Remotely Updating Lists in Mobile Terminals and Related Systems and Computer Program Products - Operating a mobile terminal may include providing a list in memory of the mobile terminal with the list including at least one identification of a communications device remote from the mobile terminal. An update for the list may be received from outside the mobile terminal over a wireless link, and the list may be automatically updated in the memory of the mobile terminal after receiving the update from outside the mobile terminal. Communications may then be moderated based on the list in the memory. Related systems and computer program products are also discussed.01-29-2009
20080242287Method, system and apparatus for cell phone noise reduction - A telecommunications system includes a cell phone having an audible indication mode which produces an audible signal when a call is received by the phone, a vibration indication mode in which the cell phone vibrates when a call is received and an off mode. The system includes a transmitter remote from the cell phone having a range which produces a wireless change mode signal which causes the phone to change from the audible indication mode to either the vibration indication mode or the off mode. An apparatus for changing cell phones from an audible indication mode which produces an audible signal when a call is received by a phone to a vibrate indication mode in which a cell phone vibrates when a call is received or an off mode. A cell phone. A method for controlling the communication of a cell phone.10-02-2008
20120202477RADIO BASE STATION, USER EQUIPMENT AND METHODS THEREIN - Embodiments herein relate to a method in a radio base station (08-09-2012
20080254786MANAGING WIRELESS DEVICES USING ACCESS CONTROL - An improved solution for managing wireless devices that uses access control is provided. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for managing wireless devices includes receiving a notification for one of the plurality of wireless devices, the notification indicating at least one of: an access attempt threshold is exceeded or the wireless device is displaced; and remotely locking the wireless device based on the notification.10-16-2008
20080214173Method and System For Provisioning Services In A Telecommunications Network - The present invention is a telecommunication system, comprising of at least one base station connected to a telecommunication network, a plurality of subscriber stations each cooperating with the base station to establish a connection between a user device operably connected to the subscriber station and the telecommunication network. The base station is also connected with a subscriber database to maintain the subscriber records that contain provisioning information for services, features and account information, and an interactive response system operable to create and modify a subscriber record in the subscriber database in response to input received over the connection from a subscriber using the user device to select services, features and account information for the subscriber station.09-04-2008
20080214172METHOD OF LOADING SOFTWARE IN MOBILE AND DESKTOP ENVIRONMENTS - A method of providing connectivity between a mobile device, a desktop computing device and network resources, comprising: 09-04-2008
20100304730SPACE & TIME BASED DEVICE CUSTOMIZATION - Customizing a device based on space and time (e.g., a geographic position of the device at a particular time) is disclosed. In one aspect, geographic position data of a device is obtained. Temporal data that is related to the geographic position data is obtained. An operational mode is selected based on the geographic position data and the temporal data for activation on the device. In some implementations, the operational mode identifies a communication medium.12-02-2010
20080254785MEDIA TRANSFER AND CONTROL SYSTEM - A media transfer and control system that includes a handheld electronic device and and audio/visual system. The media transfer and control system provides for: (i) the transfer of media files between the handheld electronic device and the audio/visual system, (ii) the transmission of control commands from the handheld electronic device to the audio/visual system for controlling the function and operation of the audio/visual system through a user interface provided on the handheld electronic device, and (iii) the unsolicited transfer of media descriptive data between the handheld electronic device and the audio/visual system to create a synchronized global view on the handheld electronic device and/or the audio/visual system of all of the media content currently stored on and/or available through both the handheld electronic device and the audio/visual system.10-16-2008
20100279674Method and System to Subscribe, Configure and Move Mobile Telephone Software Service Conveniently - A method, which is convenient to subscribe, configure and move mobile telephone software service, focuses on user. It regards all kinds of mobile telephone service software as the carrier of the service. A user's mobile telephone stores user description information and service description information related of the mobile telephone in service management platform after installing and starting a mobile telephone service. The user logs on the service management platform through access equipment, and subscribes mobile telephone service modality and all kinds of function available after identity authorization. The user can configure service parameters through access equipment, downloads the mobile telephone service software or service description information from service management platform, and installs them to user's mobile telephone after subscription or configuration operation. The user can log on the service management platform through new mobile telephone when the mobile telephone is updated. All mobile telephone service and service description information used in the original mobile telephone can be moved to the new mobile telephone selectively or as a whole after identity authorization. It is convenient to update, subscribe and configure individualization mobile telephone service software.11-04-2010
20100279675Remotely Locating and Commanding a Mobile Device - Methods, systems, and apparatus are presented for processing a remote lock command message. In one aspect, a method includes receiving, by a mobile device, a remote lock command message comprising a lock command and specifying a passcode to be set by the mobile device, locking the mobile device in response to the received remote lock command message, setting an unlock passcode associated with the mobile device to the specified passcode, and generating an acknowledgement message in response to the remote lock command message. Further, receiving the remote lock command message can include accessing a subscribed topic hosted on a notification service, the subscribed topic being associated with a lock command, and retrieving the remote lock command message from the subscribed topic. Additionally, locking the mobile device can include locking a display such that access to information stored on the mobile device and device functionality are blocked.11-04-2010
20110021184METHOD OF MANAGING A DATA TRANSMISSION SERVICE - A method is provided for managing a service for transmitting data, between a communicating entity operating according to a first mode and a core network of a second mode, through an access node of an access network. The method includes beforehand a step of converting a request for activation of service in the first mode emitted by the communicating entity, into a request for activation of service in the second mode destined for the core network. The method further includes a step of selecting a radio support of the first mode between the access node and the communicating entity and establishing of a resource of the second mode between the access node and the core network, a step of sending a notification to the core network of an allocation of a radio access support of the second mode including a radio support and a resource of the second mode, and a step of sending a notification to the communicating entity of an allocation of a radio access support of the first mode including a radio support and a resource of the first mode.01-27-2011
20110053584System, Method, and Apparatus for Automatic Scheduled Silencing of Wireless Transmitters - A wireless telecommunication system that automatically enforces a quiet time mode of operation for a wireless handset comprises a cellular telecommunication network, and a wireless handset configured to transmit voice and data information to, and configured to receive voice and data information from the cellular telecommunication network. The wireless handset comprises a quiet time controller configured to disable the wireless handset from issuing the audible notification during scheduled quiet time periods.03-03-2011
20110053583User initiated virtual mobile management - Disclosed is a user initiated virtual mobile management process to improve support levels and enhance user experience. With this invention the user will have better control on the VMM as it allows the user to pause streaming when performing sensitive transactions. The user can directly make a connection with the help desk administrator for issue resolution that the user has on the mobile device. User can initiate the request through SMS, IVR, or Data Connection.03-03-2011
20110053582END-USER DEVICES AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AN END-USER DEVICE - In an embodiment, an end-user mobile device is provided. The end-user mobile device may include a transmitter configured to broadcast context information based on the occurrence of a pre-determined event.03-03-2011
20120202478METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONFIGURING RADIO ACCESS FUNCTIONALITY OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION UNIT - A method for configuring radio access functionality of a wireless communication unit within a wireless communication network, the method comprising sending to the wireless communication unit an indication of a required radio access protocol version to which the wireless communication unit is to be reconfigured.08-09-2012
20100323681SHARING OR RESELLING NFC APPLICATIONS AMONG MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES - A method for sharing applications (APPI, APP12-23-2010
20120309380METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVISIONING WIRELESS SERVICES - A method for provisioning wireless devices for use of services offered by a service provider on a wireless network, comprising: receiving at a provisioning system from a wireless device a wireless device identifier, the wireless device having a first subset of the services; identifying from the wireless device identifier a subscriber associated with the wireless device, the subscriber having a second subset of the services; and, if the first and second subsets conflict, enabling none, one, or both of the first and second subsets of services in accordance with conflict resolution information for the service provider.12-06-2012
20120309379Mobile Phone As A One-Way Recorded Transmitter Over A Cellular Network - Agencies oftentimes desire to monitor personnel in the field during the course of their duties. To provide flexible monitoring capabilities to agencies, a common mobile device such as a mobile phone is converted for use as a radio-based listening system to collect and transmit audio data. Phone features and accessories are leveraged to collect additional data for transmission. Collected data is streamed or otherwise transmitted to monitoring devices at the agency or in the field for operational oversight and recordation.12-06-2012
20090176485Telecommunications System - In a telecommunications system such as a global mobile telephone network in which each subscriber unit includes a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM card), each SIM card has fixed memory locations, to which data can be addressed over the air. Some of the locations can not be overwritten from the subscriber unit but can be accessed therefrom on the entry of short simple codes, each associated with one of the locations. Further fixed memory locations can be read over the air only when the subscriber enters a personal identification number. Locking control files are used to control read/write access to the locations respectively.07-09-2009
20090176486METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR UPDATING PHONEBOOK INFORMATION - A method, a system, and an apparatus for updating phonebook information in which a Transport Protocol Expert Group (TPEG) message including update information is transmitted to a counterpart terminal using a TPEG service when a telephone number is changed and the counterpart terminal that received the TPEG message updates a telephone number stored in a phonebook in accordance with a phonebook information update command included in the update information. To be specific, a user transmits the update information including an old telephone number, a new telephone number, and a counterpart telephone number to the TPEG server and the TPEG server encodes the received update information as the TPEG message to transmit the TPEG message. The counterpart terminal that received the TPEG message updates the phonebook information thereof in accordance with the update information included in the TPEG message.07-09-2009
20100022233METHOD OF REMOTE CONTROL FOR PORTABLE DEVICE AND SYSTEM USING THE SAME - A portable device remote control method and system are provided. The method includes registering an Internet Protocol (IP) address in an IP network, by a portable device, forming a transport control protocol based communications channel with the portable device based on the IP network and the IP address, by an internet access terminal, transmitting a control signal for activating an application program of the portable device by using the transport control protocol based communications channel, by the internet access terminal, activating the application program according to the control signal, by the portable device, and receiving screen information according to the activated application program from the portable device by using the transport control based communication system, and outputting the received screen information, by the internet access terminal.01-28-2010
20090023436METHODS FOR HANDLING MEASUREMENT REPORTS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method of handling measurement reports for a mobile station of a wireless communications system includes: receiving a control message from the base station, wherein the control message is configured for asking the mobile station to transit from a first state to a second state different from the first state; and blocking the mobile station from sending a measurement report to the base station before the mobile station transits to the second state.01-22-2009
20100029261Virtual wireless data cable method, apparatus and system - A system, method and apparatus to establish a complete and symmetrical virtual wireless cable for data transmission in such a way that devices, attached to both ends of the system, could use it as if it is a simple regular data cable.02-04-2010
20090275323Initial eNode-B configuration over-the-air - A method, apparatus, system, and computer program embodied on a computer readable medium is provided to define new messages to be transmitted over a broadcast channel to better support uncoordinated base station deployment in a local area environment. In this context, uncoordinated local base station deployment refers to cases where new base stations are placed, and activated, without any detailed a priori network planning and considerations for placement of already active base stations in the area.11-05-2009
20100069057METHOD AND NETWORK FOR DETERMINING AN ENVIRONMENT WHEREIN A MOBILE TERMINAL IS SITUATED - A method of determining an environment wherein a mobile terminal of a mobile radiocommunication network is situated, the mobile terminal being associated to an identifier. The method includes: i) retrieving the identifier; ii) retrieving at least one technical feature of the mobile terminal according to the identifier, the one technical feature being related to the capability of the mobile terminal of receiving a radio signal; iii) taking a measurement indicative of a quality of the radio signal at the mobile terminal; and iv) applying to the measurement an operation for determining the environment, the operation depending on at least one parameter, wherein the method further includes, before step iv), v) adjusting at least one of the at least one parameter and the measurement according to the at least one technical feature.03-18-2010
20110111744DEMAND-BASED PROVISIONING FOR A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Systems and methods are provided for providing demand-based provisioning for a mobile communication device. A provisioning server may be used to receive a provisioning update request from the mobile communication device and in response to the provisioning update request transmit a service update data message to the mobile communication device. The service update data message may include service information for the mobile communication device that is received by the provisioning server from at least one of a plurality of service providers. The mobile communication device may be operable to detect a triggering event and transmit the provisioning update request to the provisioning server in response to the triggering event.05-12-2011
20110111743Methods For Mobile Phone Applications - A set of systems and methods are described that: a) provides methods for viral mass distribution of mobile phone applications by use of phone book, contact lists, or other social network information, b) enable any Internet-enabled mobile device user to download and use such mobile applications without requiring PC access, and c) provides a technique for unifying code versions for most existing mobile devices, expediting the viral distribution of said applications.05-12-2011
20120149357REMOTE CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SMART CARD - The present invention provides a remote control method and system for a smart card. The remote control method for a smart card includes the following steps: a smart card management platform receives a request for destruction of a smart card from a user (S06-14-2012
20120046023LOCATION MECHANISM FOR MOBILE DEVICE - A location mechanism for a mobile device, in which an electronic communication including a code is received at the mobile device and the code is parsed from within the received electronic communication. The code parsed from within the electronic communication is used to determine whether to classify the received electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, and the received electronic communication is classified as a coded electronic communication based on results of the determination. In response to classification of the electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, a process is initiated that facilitates location of the mobile device. For instance, volume control settings at the mobile device may be overridden and an audible alert at the device may be invoked, and/or a response electronic communication that includes location information indicative of a current location of the communication device may be generated and sent.02-23-2012
20120046022Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing device updates to a mobile device operating in a wireless telecommunications network - Systems, methods, and computer program products are for generating a file including a set of instructions for handling a device update for the mobile device and a uniform resource locator (URL) of a server configured to host the device update and handle the device update in accordance with the instructions for handling the device update, and sending the file to the mobile device, whereat the file is redirected by the mobile device to the server based upon the URL included in the file.02-23-2012
20120115458INFORMATION PROVIDING DEVICE, METHOD THEREFOR, PROGRAM, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - User group DB (05-10-2012
20120015644Virtual Instance Architecture for Mobile Device Management Systems - System and method for remotely managing mobile devices. A virtual instance mobile device is maintained for each physical mobile device to be managed. Each virtual instance mobile device is executable in a computer runtime environment and includes a hardware emulation component configured to emulate the hardware components of the corresponding physical mobile device and a software emulation component corresponding to the software components of the physical mobile device, which is executable within the context of the hardware emulation component. Synchronization between the virtual instance mobile devices and their corresponding physical mobile devices is maintained, and data obtained from the physical mobile devices is stored. The physical mobile devices are remotely managed by utilizing their corresponding virtual instance mobile devices respectively.01-19-2012
20120015643System and Method for Real Time Self-Provisioning for a Mobile Communication Device - A system and method of provisioning services for a mobile communication device are disclosed. A provisioning request including provisioning information and specifying a provisioning operation and a first communication service is prepared on the mobile communication device and sent to a provisioning system. Processing of the provisioning request is dependent upon whether or not a second communication service has been activated for the mobile communication device. If the mobile communication device is outside a coverage area of a wireless communication network when a provisioning request is prepared, the request is stored at the mobile communication device and sent to the provisioning system when the mobile communication device enters the coverage area. The provisioning system preferably manages service provisioning for multiple services, any of which may be hosted by different service providers.01-19-2012
20120015642FIRMWARE UPDATE METHOD FOR MOBILE TERMINAL AND MOBILE TERMINAL USING THE SAME - A method for updating a firmware of a mobile terminal over the air in a mobile communication system and a mobile terminal using the same are provided comprising an internal memory and a detachable external memory and downloading an update file of a firmware from a firmware server over the air, in which size information of the update file is received, a download storage for storing the update file is selected in accordance with the size information, the update file is downloaded and stored in the selected download storage, and the firmware is updated with the stored update file. Accordingly, an update file can be selectively stored in an internal memory and an external memory in accordance with available storage capability using a firmware over-the air (FOTA) function.01-19-2012
20120157077METHOD FOR DYNAMIC CHANGE OF OPERATION MODE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Disclosed is a method of operating a femto base station (BS) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising: receiving an access request comprising a closed subscriber group (CSG) identifier (ID) from user equipment (UE); determining a number N of UE accessing the femto BS; ascertaining an access type to determine whether the UE is a CSG UE or a non-CSG UE of the femto BS on the basis of the CSG ID of the UE; and determining whether to admit access of the UE on the basis of the access type, the N and access admittable information, the access admittable information comprising U06-21-2012
20120064880METHOD AND APPARATUS OF PROVIDING MESSAGING SERVICE AND CALLBACK FEATURE TO MOBILE STATIONS - Disclosed are an apparatus and method of performing automated administrative operations on a mobile device. One example method may include determining via a hosted server that an action needs to be performed by a mobile device under management. The method may further include generating a message via the hosted server, the message includes the action, and transmitting the message to the mobile device under management, and receiving a result message from the mobile device under management responsive to the transmitted message, the result message indicating that the action has been satisfied.03-15-2012
20120208518METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING USER EQUIPMENTS - An apparatus for controlling User Equipments (UEs) in a communication system including a source cell and a destination cell is provided. A frequency and the scrambling codes of signals transmitted by a base station of the destination cell are the same as a frequency and scrambling codes of signals transmitted by a base station of the source cell. After the UE receives the signals, the signals are regarded as being transmitted by the source cell, and the UE is woken up by information over a Paging Indication Channel (PICH) and a Paging Channel (PCH), and then the UE reads information configured by the destination cell and carried over the common channel of the signals, and performs corresponding operations according to the information. The information over the PICH and the PCH wakes up the specified UE.08-16-2012
20120064879Mobile phone comprising a streaming server with activation means for activating downloading of a file for streaming thereof - The mobile phone (03-15-2012
20120071152NO-COST MOBILE DEVICE MESSAGING, SUCH AS FOR PROVISIONING AN APPLICATION ON A MOBILE DEVICE - An application stored in a mobile device is provisioned using provisioning data received from remote data storage via a network. Provisioning data is obtained at no cost to a user of the mobile device. In some implementations, the provisioning data is received after the mobile device requests to establish a data channel with a data network. The data network is identified using a predetermined identifier that the network recognizes. If the network does not recognize the special identifier, no data channel is established. After a data channel is established, the mobile device requests provisioning data from the remote data storage. In some implementations, the mobile device receives a provisioning message through a predetermined port. The provisioning message either includes provisioning data or prompts the mobile device to obtain provisioning data.03-22-2012
20120157076APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REMOTELY CONTROLLING IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - An apparatus and a method for remote control at a mobile communication terminal includes a display unit that outputs a remote control screen when a remote control event occur; a communication unit either transmits or receives a remote control signal to or from an object terminal as well as data for storage when a remote control event occurs; a remote control processor processes the remote control signal received from the communication unit, and controls either the transmitting or receiving of data for storage; and a controller controls the remote control processor according to the received remote control signal, so as to transmit a storage data transmission or reception request message to the object terminal in response a respective on of a transmission or a reception request for the data for storage.06-21-2012
20120157078METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EFFICIENT SUPPORT LOW DUTY MODE IN FEMTOCELLS - A method and system for handling working of a Low Duty Cycle (LDC) mode of one or more Base Stations (BS) in a wireless communication network. The method includes defining one or more LDC patterns based plurality of LDC parameters associated with one or more BS where the plurality of LDC parameters includes an active period, an inactive period and a start frame offset of the one or more BS in the wireless communication network. The method then sends the one or more LDC patterns notifying Available Interval and Unavailable Interval of each of the one or more patterns to a Mobile Station (MS) by broadcasting one or more LDC patterns, unicasting the one or more LDC pattern to the MS, multicasting the one or more LDC pattern to a group of MSs or send the one or more LDC patterns to one or more MS in a pre-provisioned way.06-21-2012
20100120410METHOD, SYSTEM, SERVER AND TERMINAL FOR CONFIGURING SERVICE PARAMETERS - A method, system, server and terminal for configuring service parameters are provided in the embodiment of the present invention. A parameter server sets the profile data that includes service parameters of operators; a terminal obtains the service parameters from the profile data through a parameter server and configures the service parameters by the received service parameters. The users are not required to manually configure the service parameters. Moreover, after the terminal has switched from one operator's service to another operator's service, the users are not required to either manually configure a new server's address or obtain the service parameters of another operator from a new server. So the present invention simplifies service parameter configuration and improves user experience.05-13-2010
20110092197SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND APPARATUS TO ENABLE BACKUP WIRELESS DEVICES - Systems, methods, and apparatus are disclosed to enable backup wireless devices. An example method disclosed herein includes receiving an activation code associated with a backup wireless device to activate the backup wireless device, and in response to receiving the activation code, transmitting a deactivation instruction to a primary wireless device along with a deactivation message for presentation on a visual display of the primary wireless device.04-21-2011
20090143059System and method remote servicing of a wireless data processing device - A system and method for remotely servicing a wireless data processing device over a telephony audio channel. For example, a method is described for remotely debugging a wireless data processing device from a service, the wireless device capable of communicating over both a data channel and a telephony channel, the method comprising: receiving a remote diagnostic session request at the service from a wireless data processing device; establishing a telephony-based communication channel with the wireless data processing device if a telephony-based communication channel is not already established; entering codes via the telephone keypad at the service to diagnose the wireless data processing device and transmitting the codes to the wireless data processing device, the codes causing the wireless data processing device to perform one or more operations identified by the codes; and receiving the results of the operations at the service, the results usable for the diagnosis of a problem with the wireless data processing device.06-04-2009
20110105102SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROXIMITY-BASED RADIO MANAGEMENT - A multi-modal wireless communication device contains multiple radios for communication with wireless networks utilizing different communication protocols. When a communication link with a first base station using a first communication protocol is broken, and a communication link established with a second base station, the mobile device stores the communication data related to the prior communication link and stores it in association with the current communication link. At some future time, the mobile device may establish a communication link with the second base station. The mobile device can check the stored data to see if there is a an alternative network connection in the proximity of the current connection. If so, the mobile device may activate the radio for communication with first base station and actively attempt to establish a communication link based on the proximity data recalled from storage in the mobile device.05-05-2011
20110105101METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RECEIVER ADAPTATION BASED ON KNOWLEDGE OF WIRELESS PROPAGATION ENVIRONMENTS - A method and apparatus for receiver adaptation of a mobile device communicating with a network cell, the method determining propagation environment information at a processor of the mobile device; and configuring at least one of an algorithm and control parameters of a receiver of the mobile device utilizing the propagation environment information. Further, a method and apparatus for obtaining propagation environment information at a mobile device including: acquiring a cell identifier at the mobile device; and receiving propagation environment information corresponding to the acquired cell identifier.05-05-2011
20110034161SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REAL TIME SELF-PROVISIONING FOR A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A system and method of provisioning services for a mobile communication device are disclosed. A provisioning request including provisioning information and specifying a provisioning operation and a first communication service is prepared on the mobile communication device and sent to a provisioning system. Processing of the provisioning request is dependent upon whether or not a second communication service has been activated for the mobile communication device. If the mobile communication device is outside a coverage area of a wireless communication network when a provisioning request is prepared, the request is stored at the mobile communication device and sent to the provisioning system when the mobile communication device enters the coverage area. The provisioning system preferably manages service provisioning for multiple services, any of which may be hosted by different service providers.02-10-2011
20090131035SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EXECUTING AN APPLICATION ON A MOBILE DEVICE - The invention provides a method and system to execute applications on a mobile device. The applications may be compiled on a remote server and sent to the mobile device before execution. The applications may be updated by the remote server without interaction, by the mobile device user.05-21-2009
20110183659COMMUNITY GROUP CLIENT AND COMMUNITY AUTO DISCOVERY SOLUTIONS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK - A Community Group Client and Community Auto-Discovery for use in a wireless communications network. The Community Group Client and Community Auto-Discovery are used with Community Group features for Advanced Voice Services or Advanced Group Services in wireless communications systems.07-28-2011
20120129514SERVICING ATTRIBUTES ON A MOBILE DEVICE - Enabling remote customer service and maintenance using a visual identifier is disclosed. In response to a user enrolling in a service capability associated with a mobile device, the process utilizes a visual identifier to associate the service capability with the customer account, the service and the mobile device. The system allocates a visual identifier for each service capability and enables customer service agents to identify the service capability and mobile device, verify the user and retrieve information for the service interaction.05-24-2012
20120129513APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROGRAMMABLE SIM CARD USING OVER THE AIR COMMUNICATED INFORMATION - Methods, systems, and techniques for configuring mobile media devices to communicate with different networks are provided. Example embodiments provide a technique for receiving, for example, over-the-air, electronic-based SIM access information, and then reconfiguring a mobile media device for wireless communications based on the received electronic-based SIM access information.05-24-2012
20120315886METHOD AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE FOR ASSISTING MOBILE DATA OFFLOADING AND MOBILE DEVICE - A method and communication device for assisting mobile data offloading and a mobile device are provided. An embodiment provides a method for assisting mobile data offloading. The method includes the following steps. In a mobile communication mode, a mobile communication signal is received by an auxiliary communication device for accordingly verifying whether to allow a sender of the mobile communication signal to be linked to the auxiliary communication device. If the verification passes, then the sender establishes a first communication link with the auxiliary communication device in the mobile communication mode. The network configuration information is sent to the sender through a first communication link, wherein the network configuration information is for activating the sender to enter the first wireless network mode in which network access is performed accordingly.12-13-2012
20120214473ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF AUTOMATICALLY TESTING MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINALS - A method of automatically testing a mobile communication terminal selects a communication frequency band for testing the mobile communication terminal. The mobile communication terminal switches to the selected communication frequency band. One or more service modes, of the mobile communication terminal, which need to be tested under the selected communication frequency band are selected, and a test sequence of the one or more service modes is set. The mobile communication terminal using one of the service modes. Test data of the mobile communication terminal is obtained according to a preset use duration, a test frequency and the test interval of each service mode. A report is generated using the test data.08-23-2012
20120214474SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR REMOTELY UPGRADING SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS - The present invention includes a system and methods for upgrading software on a mobile terminal. The system includes a network management computer (NMC) adapted to receive a plurality of software upgrades and to transmit one of the plurality of software upgrades to one of a plurality of mobile terminals through a satellite link. The mobile terminal can include an upgradeable component, which in turn includes a detachable device descriptor (DDD) corresponding to operating characteristics of the upgradeable component. According to the present invention, the NMC is adapted to transmit the one of a plurality of software upgrades to the mobile terminal in response to the DDD of the upgradeable component. Methods employing similar features and advantages are also disclosed herein.08-23-2012
20100173622Method and System for Distributing and Updating Software in Wireless Devices - A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving an update package from a wireless service provider that includes information indicating that multiple language versions of an update are included in the update package. Based on the information, the method further specifies an update associated with a language from the update package, and transmits the update associated with the language to a wireless device.07-08-2010
20120172026SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING MOBILE WALLET AND ITS RELATED CREDENTIALS - A method for provisioning a contactless card applet in a mobile device with a mobile wallet application, including activating the mobile wallet application, connecting to a Trusted Service Manager (TSM) system, synchronizing the mobile wallet application with the TSM system, displaying a contactless card applet based on attributes of the mobile device, receiving a selection of a contactless card applet, retrieving a widget and a wallet management applet (WMA) corresponding to the contactless card applet, and provisioning the selected contactless card applet, the widget, and the WMA. A wallet management system (WMS) in a non-transitory storage medium to store and manage mobile wallet account information including a wallet client management component, a widget management component, a device profile management component, and a rule engine.07-05-2012
20120172025METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON PRELOADED MODELS - An approach is provided for providing recommendations based on preloaded models. A recommendation model platform determines to cause, at least in part, preloading of a device with at least one user model, at least one item model, or a combination thereof. Then, the recommendation model platform determines to cause, at least in part, processing of the at least one user model, the at least one item model, or a combination thereof to generate at least one recommendation for: (a) the device, (b) at least one user of the device, or (c) a combination thereof.07-05-2012
20100009669MANAGEMENT OF MOBILE STATION MEMORY CONTENT - The invention relates to a method for an at least partial erasure of the memory content of a mobile station in a mobile communication system. The starting of the erasure of the mobile station memory content is arranged to be responsive to the checking of a unique equipment identity of the mobile station performed in the mobile communication network on the basis of the unique equipment identities included in an equipment register. If a network element providing mobile communication services receives from an equipment register element the information, according to which the mobile station that has contacted the mobile communication network is defined as barred in the equipment register, a message to be sent from the mobile communication network to the mobile station is formed for erasing the memory content of the mobile station. This message is transmitted from the mobile communication network to the mobile station, and the mobile station detects a need for an at least partial erasure of the memory content in response to the reception of said message.01-14-2010
20090069002SYSTEM TO PROVIDE ENTERTAINMENT IN ASSOCIATION WITH TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICE - A method to provide an entertainment service in connection with a telecommunication service includes transmitting by a remote control apparatus transmits a first control command to operate an electronic device providing an entertainment service to an electronic device while a user uses a telecommunication service, and transmitting a second control command associated with the telecommunication service transmitted from a telecommunication device to the electronic device. Therefore, a user enjoying an entertainment service can more conveniently use a telecommunication service.03-12-2009
20090061840CARRIER CONFIGURATION AT ACTIVATION - Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for providing telecommunications carrier configuration at activation of a mobile device. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes receiving a request for activation of a mobile device, and during activation of the mobile device, determining for the mobile device a telecommunications carrier from a number of telecommunications carriers, and identifying information associated with the determined telecommunications carrier for configuring the mobile device.03-05-2009
20090061839System and Method for Activating Services on a Wireless Device - A system and method for activating services on a wireless device are provided that improve a user's experience and ease of activation/provisioning of services for the wireless device by providing a new provisioning channel for service activations. A user is simply required to input a short activation code(s) into the wireless device which is combined into an activation message along with other device-related information that is automatically retrieved from the wireless device. The generated activation message is then transmitted over the messaging provisioning channel accessible by inactive and/or unprovisioned wireless devices for delivery to a remote site for use in activating services on the wireless device. The services to be activated may include at least one of the following: out of the box activation, device upgrades, device reactivations, wireless number changes, wireless number porting, and the addition or purchasing of services including airtime, enrollments or content.03-05-2009
20100291914SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTION BETWEEN RADIO BASE STATIONS - A method of operating a telecommunications network (11-18-2010
20100291913REMOTE CONTROL METHOD BETWEEN MOBILE PHONES - A remote control method between mobile phones is provided for making a connection between a first mobile phone and a second mobile phone through a telephone exchange apparatus, so that the mobile phones can manipulate each other without a distance restriction and execute multiple commands. The first mobile phone sends a representative code identifying the second mobile phone to the telephone exchange apparatus, the telephone exchange apparatus examines the representative code to obtain information of the second mobile phone, and sends a message of connection to the second mobile phone, for asking to connect the second mobile phone with the first mobile phone. If the second mobile phone permits connection with the first mobile phone, the telephone exchange apparatus assigns a virtual IP address for connecting to the second mobile phone, and the first mobile phone uses the virtual IP address to connect to the second mobile phone.11-18-2010
20100291912SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATIC USER-ENABLED ACCOUNT IDENTIFIER ASSOCIATION - Systems, methods, and an article of manufacturing for automatically associating an identifier of a particular mobile station with a mobile communications network account are shown and described. In some circumstances, an identifier is automatically captured from a mobile station, e.g., via over-the-air signaling to the network. Upon verification of other account details, the captured identifier is assigned to the account, e.g., with a particular directory number of the account, and the change is propagated to other systems of the mobile communications network.11-18-2010
20120258701SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCATING A MISPLACED MOBILE DEVICE - A system and method for activating a location feature for a misplaced mobile device. The method can include receiving an audio command and comparing the received audio command to one or more stored audio commands. In the event the received audio command matches a stored audio command, the method further activates a location feature. The location feature can include activating a ringer, activating a ring tone, causing vibrations, and flashing one or more light or any combination thereof. The ring tone can be a location ring tone. The location feature can be deactivated in response to a preset duration lapsing or receiving a termination command.10-11-2012
20090017813Information processing apparatus - According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus in which a plurality of multimedia functions are installed and which is capable of wireless communication a counterpart apparatus, including: a setting unit configured to start up a multimedia function from the plurality of multimedia functions in accordance with a remote-control command sent from the counterpart apparatus; and a control unit configured to control a startup of the multimedia function in accordance with a startup made by the setting unit if the control unit receives the remote-control command.01-15-2009
20090017812Method and system for restoring user settings after over-the-air update of mobile electronic device software - Method and system for restoring user selections of device settings after an over-the-air update of mobile electronic device software. A restoration package is installed on a mobile electronic device after installation on the device of a software update package, resulting in automatic restoration transparent to the user of any user selections of device settings that may have been modified during installation of the software update package.01-15-2009
20110124325METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAINTAINING USER SETTINGS FOR OVER-THE-AIR UPGRADES - A method and apparatus for performing a software upgrade are disclosed. The method determines a plurality of mobile endpoint devices affected by a wireless network access software upgrade, and schedules a deployment of the wireless network access software upgrade. The method transmits a notification to the plurality of mobile endpoint devices, wherein the notification is configured to cause each of the plurality of mobile endpoint devices to store user settings in a memory of each of the plurality of mobile endpoint devices. The method downloads the wireless network access software upgrade wirelessly to the plurality of mobile endpoint devices, wherein the wireless network access software upgrade is configured to cause each of the plurality of mobile endpoint devices to install the wireless network access software upgrade and to restore the user settings from the memory of each of the plurality of mobile endpoint devices.05-26-2011
20130171979LOCALIZED DETECTION OF MOBILE DEVICES - Various aspects are disclosed herein for detection of mobile devices. Detection of mobile devices can be localized to an environment that is radio frequency enclosed. Within this environment, any packages can be scanned for the presence of mobile devices and for the interrogation of information from such mobile devices, such as the mobile device number and mobile device equipment information. The environment can contain an antenna for communicating with any mobile devices within the environment and a receiver component configured to receive information from any contacted mobile device. Based on this information, a determination can be made whether to validate a contacted mobile device or to take any alternative action.07-04-2013
20120231780Method for Cellular Telephone Adaptation and Mobile Communication System - A method for adapting a mobile communications device equipped with a Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card reader includes inserting an additional integrated circuit in the mobile communications device on a substrate having a contact interface connectable to the mobile communications device. A request for additional software is transmitted from the mobile communication device to a mobile communication server using programming preinstalled on the additional integrated circuit. One or more message containing additional software for use by the additional integrated circuit are received in response to the request. Installing the received additional software within the mobile communications device or the additional integrated circuit.09-13-2012
20080299961REMOTE/RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE - The invention describes a radio communication arrangement to be used especially in leisure facilities and to operate especially according to the ZigBee standard. In the area of motor vans, caravans, mobile homes or boats, secondary facilities, such as air conditioners, venting windows and lighting systems can be controlled with the arrangement. Likewise, sensor signals concerning the status of the battery charge, of a fresh water container or of alarm signals from smoke and movement detectors can be received and processed by the inventive installation by radio. Preferably, the signals can be put out or passed on over a cellular phone network to a cellular phone, in order to supply information directly to the user concerning his recreational vehicle.12-04-2008
20110003588WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM USING AN APPARATUS WITH A MOBILE PHONE - The invention relates to a system that controls the operation of a plurality of devices (01-06-2011
20110003586Disabling A Mobile Phone Suspected Of Being A Trigger For A Bomb - Methods, systems, and computer program products for disabling a mobile phone suspected of being a trigger for a bomb are provided. Embodiments include tracking, by one or more data communications servers of the data communications network, location, motion, and usage of a mobile phone; determining, by the one or more data communications servers, whether the location, the motion, and the usage of the mobile phone matches a suspect pattern of location, motion, and usage; and disabling, by the one or more data communications servers, the mobile phone only from receiving messages if the location, the motion, and the usage of the mobile phone matches a suspect pattern of location, motion, and usage.01-06-2011
20110237236PARENT-CONTROLLED EPISODIC CONTENT ON A CHILD TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICE - Techniques for remotely establishing sequences of content to be enabled on a child device are described herein.09-29-2011
20100234008OPERATING SYSTEM UPDATES FOR MOBILE DEVICES VIA TEXT MESSAGES - A system and/or methodology for upgrading mobile devices via text messages. The user of a source mobile device can send a text message, having a special identifier, to a set of destination mobile devices to be updated. The text message can include a file transfer protocol-server internet protocol address and a file name with a file path. The destination device obtains the text message, processes it, and sends a request to the file transfer protocol-server internet protocol address for the specified update file. The ftp server responds to the request with a data packet containing the update file, which the destination device installs.09-16-2010
20120276888LOCATION MECHANISM FOR MOBILE DEVICE - A location mechanism for a mobile device, in which an electronic communication including a code is received at the mobile device and the code is parsed from within the received electronic communication. The code parsed from within the electronic communication is used to determine whether to classify the received electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, and the received electronic communication is classified as a coded electronic communication based on results of the determination. In response to classification of the electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, a process is initiated that facilitates location of the mobile device. For instance, volume control settings at the mobile device may be overridden and an audible alert at the device may be invoked, and/or a response electronic communication that includes location information indicative of a current location of the communication device may be generated and sent.11-01-2012
20120276889LOCATION MECHANISM FOR MOBILE DEVICE - A location mechanism for a mobile device, in which an electronic communication including a code is received at the mobile device and the code is parsed from within the received electronic communication. The code parsed from within the electronic communication is used to determine whether to classify the received electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, and the received electronic communication is classified as a coded electronic communication based on results of the determination. In response to classification of the electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, a process is initiated that facilitates location of the mobile device. For instance, volume control settings at the mobile device may be overridden and an audible alert at the device may be invoked, and/or a response electronic communication that includes location information indicative of a current location of the communication device may be generated and sent.11-01-2012
20120276890LOCATION MECHANISM FOR MOBILE DEVICE - A location mechanism for a mobile device, in which an electronic communication including a code is received at the mobile device and the code is parsed from within the received electronic communication. The code parsed from within the electronic communication is used to determine whether to classify the received electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, and the received electronic communication is classified as a coded electronic communication based on results of the determination. In response to classification of the electronic communication as a coded electronic communication, a process is initiated that facilitates location of the mobile device. For instance, volume control settings at the mobile device may be overridden and an audible alert at the device may be invoked, and/or a response electronic communication that includes location information indicative of a current location of the communication device may be generated and sent.11-01-2012
20110250876METHOD FOR RESETTING A NON-RESPONSIVE MOBILE UNIT THEN-CURRENTLY OCCUPYING A CELLULAR TRAFFIC CHANNEL OF A WIRELESS NETWORK - A method for resetting a non-responsive mobile unit then-currently occupying a cellular traffic channel of a wireless network is disclosed herein. The method involves recognizing, at an external entity, that the mobile unit is in a non-responsive state that is occupying a voice channel of the cellular traffic channel, and establishing a wireless data connection between the mobile unit and an external entity over the cellular traffic channel. A data message is transmitted to the mobile unit from the external entity, where the data message includes at least a command to reset the mobile unit. In response to receiving the data message, the method further involves resetting the mobile unit via a protocol initiated by a processor associated with the mobile unit.10-13-2011
20120088494DEMAND-BASED PROVISIONING FOR A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Systems and methods are provided for providing demand-based provisioning for a mobile communication device. A provisioning server may be used to receive a provisioning update request from the mobile communication device and in response to the provisioning update request transmit a service update data message to the mobile communication device. The service update data message may include service information for the mobile communication device that is received by the provisioning server from at least one of a plurality of service providers. The mobile communication device may be operable to detect a triggering event and transmit the provisioning update request to the provisioning server in response to the triggering event.04-12-2012
20120088493WALLMOUNT REMOTE CONTROL INTEGRATING REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTION OF AN INTELLIGENT CELLULAR PHONE - A wallmount remote control integrating remote control function of an intelligent cellular phone has a body, a phone holder and a transmission connector. The body has a circuit unit and an input unit and a power supply unit electrically connected with the circuit unit. The phone holder serves to accommodate a cellular phone therein. The transmission connector is mounted on the phone holder, is electrically connected with the power supply unit and the circuit unit, and can be connected with a transmission port of a cellular phone to transmit data and power from the cellular phone. When an intelligent cellular phone is inserted in the wallmount remote control, the input function of the wallmount remote control is disabled and the cellular phone replaces the wallmount remote control to remotely control the household appliance. When the cellular phone is removed, the wallmount remote control is enabled to perform its original input function.04-12-2012
20120088492CONTROL OF APPLICATIONS WHICH CAN BE CARRIED OUT BY MOBILE TERMINALS THAT CAN BE OPERATED IN A MOBILE RADIO NETWORK - A method for a mobile terminal for a cellular mobile radio network, comprising the following steps: receiving at least one system information block (SIB) via a signaling channel, extracting at least one piece of information from the received system information block(s) (SIB) for controlling at least one application of the mobile terminal from the received system, decoding the extracted information and activating the at least one application according to the decoded information. A method for controlling applications operated by the mobile terminals is also disclosed. The network is composed of radio cells. A transceiver station forms at least one radio cell and sends a system information block via a signaling channel. The SIB comprises a pre-determinable piece of information for controlling behavior of a mobile terminal application. The invention also comprises a mobile terminal and transceiver station useful in the disclosed methods.04-12-2012
20110306332Method and Apparatus For Requesting A Connection In A Cellular Communication Network - A network element comprises a management logic module and a translator service logic module arranged to be operably coupled to each of: a communication access point via a first communication link, an auto configuration server (ACS) logic module via a second communication link, and an Element Management System (EMS) associated with the communication access point via a third communication link. The translator service logic module is arranged to receive a connection request from the ACS logic module and transmit the connection request to the communication access point via the first communication link.12-15-2011
20120289219User initiated virtual mobile management - A virtual device management system for wireless handheld devices such as tablets, smart phones, M2M, etc., based upon user initiated session, upon which a dedicated communication channel is established with the wireless device. The system includes processes and protocols employed in user initiation methods such as SMS, or data channel, queuing user sessions, routing user requests and establishment of dedicated communication channels for effective troubleshooting by authorized users and to compare device parameters against pre-defined set to generate a standards deviation report. A device client is resident on the mobile device non-volatile memory and is operable by the end user to invoke the application and initiate a request.11-15-2012
20100167716WIRELESS HANDSET AIRPLANE SAFETY INTERLOCK - A method and device for controlling the operability of a transmitter on a mobile communications device by determining if the mobile communications device is located within the cabin of an airplane. A condition parameter of the mobile communications device may be determined. The transmitter on the mobile communications device may be disabled in response to the mobile communications device being located within an airplane and further in response to the determined condition parameter.07-01-2010
20120149358METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDLE MODE OPERATION IN FEMTO-CELL - Disclosed are a method and apparatus for solving an interference between femto base stations in an idle mode operation and facilitating searching of a femto cell in an idle mode. A method for operating a femto cell in an idle mode, includes: receiving an idle mode conversion notification from a first femto base station; checking the presence of a second femto base station in an idle mode among neighboring femto base stations near or around the first femto base station which has notified about the conversion of the idle mode and then optimizing an idle mode operation of the first and second femto base stations; delivering an idle mode operation parameter according to the optimized idle mode operation to the first and second femto base stations; and receiving an idle mode operation acknowledgement message according to the idle mode operation parameter from the first and second femto base stations.06-14-2012
20120149356METHOD OF INTELLIGENT VEHICLE DIALING - A method of operating a vehicle telematics unit includes determining the location of a vehicle equipped with a vehicle telematics unit; determining if telematics dialing software operated by the vehicle telematics unit includes a verbal dialing protocol used at the determined vehicle location; if not, identifying one or more verbal dialing protocols used at the determined location of the vehicle; requesting telematics dialing software that includes the one or more identified verbal dialing protocols; receiving the requested telematics dialing software from a central facility; and storing the received telematics dialing software at the vehicle.06-14-2012
20080248791User equipment, radio network controller, and method for controlling user equipment - The present invention relates to user equipment that includes a transmitting/receiving unit that transmits/receives information to/from a base transceiver station of a cell where the user equipment is located. Also included is a control unit that controls a specific operation while the user equipment is located in the cell by receiving specific operation information to start the specific operation via the transmitting/receiving unit.10-09-2008
20080233943Network management apparatus and method of selecting base station for software update - A network management apparatus inputs a plurality of work dates and time periods to update software in a base station. The apparatus obtains an n-week average of the numbers of connection calls during each of the input time periods for each day of the week, based on statistical information about connection with a wireless terminal in each base station. The apparatus obtains an m-month average of the numbers of connection calls during each of the input time periods for each date, based on the statistical information. The apparatus calculates, for each of the time periods for a work date, an average or a weighted average of the n-week average and the m-month average to obtain a degree of impact upon a communication service. A processing section selects a work date and a time period having the minimum degree of impact and updates the software.09-25-2008
20080220759Automatic Device Capabilites Change Notification - The present invention relates to an improved approach to mobile device capability management. Heretofore, a capability management device is provided at a mobile communication network. Upon change of a mobile device capability, a related notification is sent to the capability management device which applies a policy decision whether to track the capability change at the network side or not. Should the decision be ‘yes’, the capability management device starts a device management session to collect further information on a mobile device capability change beyond the information made available with the mobile device capability change notification. After retrieval of the mobile device capability change information, the capability management device will update its mobile device capability state accordingly. Optionally, the capability management device may share the generated information with third party cooperating with the mobile device for, e.g., service delivery.09-11-2008
20130095812SUPPORTED FEATURE OVERRIDE - Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: receiving, at the network device, a message; determining, in response to receiving the message, that a set of supported features should be transmitted to a partner device; determining, based on the partner device, whether a default set of features should be overridden; if the default set of supported features should be overridden, transmitting an alternative set of features to the partner device; and if the default set of supported features should not be overridden, transmitting a standard set of features based on the default set of features to the partner device.04-18-2013
20130122889DATABASE COORDINATOR PROCESSOR AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CERTIFICATION INFORMATION - According to an embodiment, a database coordinator processor is described comprising a memory configured to store, for a plurality of databases storing hardware certificates or software certificates an indication, for each certificate, of the database of the plurality of databases in which the certificate is stored; a receiver configured to receive, for a certificate, a request from a communication device for an indication of a database in which the certificate is stored; a determiner configured to determine from the memory a database in which the certificate for which the request has been received is stored; and a transmitter configured to transmit a message to the communication device indicating the determined database.05-16-2013
20090253423Means and Method to Monitor, Collect, Save, Transmit and Evaluate Data Relating to the Use of Electronic Communication Devices to Control Device Use - An electronic communication device, such as a cellphone (including, but not limited to PDA's, I-PODs, BLACKBERRYs, PALMs), is programmed to use GPS, and/or a cell tower triangulation signal, collected data to monitor device motion, or lack of motion, for the purpose of controlling (e.g., stopping, starting, changing, adjusting) use of the device or any device option, saving and transmitting all collected data, including dates and times of any changes and/or adjustments, to a third-party (e.g., police, school officials, insurance agents, etc.) for viewing, processing, and/or storing. Any feature the device offers (including, but not limited to, making or receiving voice or data phone calls, text messaging, video, camera, picture viewer, game, navigation, music, MP3 players, speaker, Windows Professional, Internet Explorer, spreadsheets, BlueTooth and/or any sound, pitch, tone, vibration, or volume for hearing or feeling the device ring to recognize the cell phone was in use is controllable by this technology.10-08-2009
20130157647IN-VEHICLE TABLET - A portable telematics device can be a tablet or a mobile device. The tablet and mobile device can combine to run applications via a communication link and form a link with a vehicle and/or another mobile device. The tablet can also have a telematics component which has a display component displaying a selected program icon from the mobile station on the tablet and a control component. The control component can be configured to prevent a use of all program icons on the mobile station. Further, it can allow a use of the selected program icon on the tablet, which can activate a related program on the mobile station. The display component can display at least an output of the related program on the tablet.06-20-2013
20130150017MOBILE VOICE MANAGEMENT OF DEVICES - A method and system for remotely managing mobile devices over a communication network including transceiving user input data generated at a mobile management terminal to a management computer over a communication network. The transceived user input data is analyzed to determine whether the user input data corresponds to a stored command function, and the stored command function is executed at the management computer in response to determining that the user input data corresponds to a stored command function. Data is transceived from the management computer to one or more mobile host devices over the communication network.06-13-2013
20130150020SYSTEM AND METHOD OF REMOTELY LOCATING A LOST MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A system and method of locating a lost wireless communication device is provided. A remote server is contacted to indicate that the wireless communication device is lost. A lost device policy setting is then activated in a database coupled to the remote server, the lost device policy setting indicating that the wireless communication device is lost. In response to activation of the lost device policy setting, a remote location command is then transmitted from the remote server to the wireless communication device via a wireless network. The remote location command is subsequently received at the lost wireless communication device, which processes the remote location command such that a user of the wireless communication device can locate the device.06-13-2013
20130150018ENHANCED DISCONTINUOUS MODE OPERATION WITH SHARED RADIO FREQUENCY RESOURCES - A scheduling technique is described for discontinuous transmission and reception. The scheduling technique may be implemented in a mobile communication device with multiple SIMs. The scheduling technique facilitates enhanced communication capability for the mobile communication device. In one implementation, the scheduling technique helps avoid substantial overlap between discontinuous receive cycles of the SIMs, for example by renegotiating a discontinuous transmit/receive offset if too much overlap exists. The renegotiation process may be incorporated into a future industry standard communication protocol (e.g., 3GPP release 11 or later), or may be implemented as an extension to an existing communication protocol.06-13-2013
20130137418Virtual Trunking System - The present invention discloses a virtual trunking system developed on a value-added platform. At present, information islands are formed among different modes of trunkings, so that interconnection and intercommunication cannot be realized and interconnection and intercommunication of various trunkings with common communication network cannot be realized either. In the technical scheme adopted by the present invention, the virtual trunking system is characterized by comprising a mobile phone software module, a trunking dispatching desk, a terminal access server, a database server, an application server, a virtual trunking business module, a platform support module and a value-added platform, wherein the value-added platform is a CPCI (Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect) value-added platform which provides PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) slots and bus exchange; and the value-added platform accesses a public network through a digital relay or an IP (Internet Protocol). In the present invention, the value-added platform is interconnected with a public communication network and the mobile phone terminal serving as a client of the value-added platform is combined with the value-added platform, so that wireless trunking communication is realized.05-30-2013
20100317336CONTEXT-BASED LIMITATION OF MOBILE DEVICE OPERATION - Context-based limitation of mobile device operation. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a request for a function of a mobile device. The method further includes obtaining data regarding a context of the mobile device, and determining a current context for the mobile device based on the obtained data. The method includes determining whether the function of the mobile device should be limited at least in part the current context of the mobile device; and responding to the request for the function based on the determination regarding the limitation of the function.12-16-2010
20110312314Telecommunications Device Localization & Alarm - A system for bringing a portable telecommunications device into compliance with local telecommunications requirements is described. Systems on the portable telecommunication device scan the local environment to determine if the operating characteristics of the portable telecommunication device are like those in the vicinity of the device or are different from those in the device's vicinity. If the communications characteristics of the portable telecommunication device are different from those in its immediate vicinity, then the portable telecommunications device undertakes one or more remedial actions to bring its operations into compliance with local telecommunications requirements.12-22-2011
20120094647UTILIZING MOBILE DEVICE FUNCTIONALITY FROM REMOTE COMPUTERS - Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for utilizing mobile device information and functionality from separate computing devices. A synchronization operation is performed to update a data store with communication information from a mobile device. The synchronization operation is performed wirelessly with the mobile device. A user of a separate computing device can access the communication information stored in the data store separately from the mobile device. The user of the separate computing device can remotely initiate operations on the mobile device from the separate computing device. For example, the user can initiate the sending of text messages through the mobile device from the separate computing device. As another example, the user can initiate the placing of a telephone call through the mobile device from the separate computing device.04-19-2012
20130210417REMOTELY CONFIGURING MOBILE TELEPHONE SOFTWARE BASED ON SUBSCRIPTION - A method, which is convenient to subscribe, configure and move mobile telephone software service, focuses on user. It regards all kinds of mobile telephone service software as the carrier of the service. A user's mobile telephone stores user description information and service description information related of the mobile telephone in service management platform after installing and starting a mobile telephone service. The user logs on the service management platform through access equipment, and subscribes mobile telephone service modality and all kindsyof function available after identity authorization. The user can configure service parameters through access equipment, downloads the mobile telephone service software or service description information from service management platform, and installs them to user's mobile telephone after subscription or configuration operation. The user can log on the service management platform through new mobile telephone when the mobile telephone is updated. All mobile telephone service and service description information used in the original mobile telephone can be moved to the new mobile telephone selectively or as a whole after identity authorization. It is convenient to update, subscribe and configure individualization mobile telephone service software.08-15-2013

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