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455550100 - Radiotelephone equipment detail

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455553100 Radiotelephone having plural transceivers (e.g., for analog and digital, trunking and cellular, etc.) 58
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20080261650Radio integrated circuit with integrated power amplifier - A radio system includes a radio frequency (RF) integrated circuit (IC), a baseband digital signal processing (DSP) IC, and a serial digital interface coupling data there-between. In one embodiment of the invention, the RF IC has an input receiver to receive a serial digital transmission bit stream from a digital signal processing integrated circuit; a data recoverer coupled to the input receiver to recover digital data bits from the serial digital transmission bit stream; a low pass filter coupled to the data recoverer convert the digital data bits into an analog transmission signal; a mixer coupled to the low pass filter to up-convert the analog transmission signal from a baseband frequency to a second selectable carrier frequency as a transmit radio frequency signal; and an amplifier coupled to the mixer and an antenna, the amplifier to amplify the transmit radio frequency signal for broadcast over the antenna.10-23-2008
20090111510MULTIMODE PORTABLE TERMINAL AND MODE SWITCH-OVER METHOD - [PROBLEMS] To provide a multimode portable terminal capable of variously switching over the mode of a network connection according to various needs such as high-quality and high-speed data communication or inexpensive data communication, and a mode switch-over method. [MEANS FOR SOLVING THE PROBLEMS] A multimode portable terminal capable to any one of a plurality of radio communication networks with different standards includes a mode selecting device 04-30-2009
20080318622Handheld intelligent mobile and fixed wireless device - A handheld intelligent mobile and fixed wireless device includes a central processing unit (CPU), and an image module, a wireless transceiver module, a vector signal sensing module, a global positioning system (GPS) module and a short-distance wireless communication module, all of which are connected to the CPU. The CPU integrates and controls information and signals provided by each module and a mobile phone so that the device can immediately transmit an image and a message of a person or an article, or provide a positioning function, a tracking function, an identification identifying function, a communicating function, a monitoring function, a managing function and a remote control function.12-25-2008
20120184329METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA TRANSMISSION - A base station device includes radio equipment (RE) having a first port and a second port, a first radio equipment controller (REC) supporting a first radio access technology, and a second REC supporting a second radio access technology. The first REC is configured to transmit first downlink data corresponding to the first radio access technology to the RE, and to receive first uplink data corresponding to the first radio access technology from the RE. The second REC is configured to transmit second downlink data corresponding to the second radio access technology to the RE, and to receive second uplink data corresponding to the second radio access technology from the RE.07-19-2012
20120184328Mobile Terminal Device and Communication Switching Method - In a mobile terminal device, a communication unit configured to communicate wirelessly in a first communication mode in which the mobile terminal device communicates with another mobile terminal device directly, or a second communication mode in which the mobile terminal device communicates with an external network via a router device. A communication control unit controls the operation of the communication unit. The communication control unit controls the switching of the first communication mode and the second communication mode in the communication unit and notifies the user that the first communication mode is terminated when the first communication mode is switched to the second communication mode.07-19-2012
20110190029 METHOD TO CONTROL A MULTIRADIO RF PLATFORM - Method, apparatus, and computer program product example embodiments are disclosed for cognitive radio systems and methods employing software defined radio techniques to control and configure multiradio hardware in wireless communications. The example embodiments provide a virtualized RF platform for RF configuration and system level performance optimization. The example embodiments may be flexibly distributed between system, protocol, and hardware dependent functions. The example embodiments enable transport independent usage of RF to support multiple concurrent data flows and to support local decisions as to which protocols to use to fulfill application level connectivity demands. The example embodiments allow mutual assistance in protocol selection, independent of the underlying platform implementation. The example embodiments provide a hardware control scheme using a hardware manager, a cognitive hardware engine, resource allocation, and resource performance estimation to enable a logical separation of implementation dependent functions from protocol stacks. The example embodiments may be described by means of a layered structure that allows local optimization and efficient resource sharing and that has all needed functionalities required for generalizing the control of virtually any kind of RF operation, including cognitive radio applications.08-04-2011
20120184327INTER-MODULATION DISTROTION REDUCTION IN MULTI-MODE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A multimode wireless communication terminal that communicates using a first radio access technology (RAT) and a second RAT determines whether the first and second RATs are in an active state, and modifies a maximum transmit power limit of the first RAT based on a voice codec rate of a voice transmission on the second RAT when the first RAT and the second RAT are in the active state concurrently, wherein the second RAT is conducting the voice transmission in the active state. In an alternative embodiment, the limit is modified based on a transmit power status of the second RAT or on a transmission type of the first RAT.07-19-2012
20130084915MULTI-ANTENNA WIRELESS DEVICE WITH POWER AMPLIFIERS HAVING DIFFERENT CHARACTERISTICS - A wireless device with power amplifiers having different characteristics to support transmission on multiple antennas is disclosed. These power amplifiers may have different gain, different maximum output power levels, etc. in order to meet requirements of different wireless systems. In an exemplary design, an apparatus includes first and second power amplifiers having different characteristics. The first power amplifier amplifies a first input signal and provides a first output signal for a first antenna. The second power amplifier amplifies the first input signal or a second input signal and provides a second output signal for a second antenna, e.g., in a MIMO mode or a transmit diversity mode. Only the first or second power amplifier amplifies another input signal and provides another output signal to the first antenna, e.g., in a CDMA mode or a GSM mode.04-04-2013
20130084916PORTABLE TRANSITIONAL IDENTITY DEVICE - A portable transitional identity device can be used with a conventional cell phone or other mobile device using a cellular network to provide access to one or more additional networks, optionally with encryption.04-04-2013
20130029720RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICES AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING A RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A radio communication device may be provided. The radio communication device may include: a first circuit; a second circuit; a processor configured to operate the radio communication device in a plurality of operation modes, wherein the plurality of operation modes may include: a first operation mode in which the first circuit processes received data of a first communication channel independent from the second circuit and in which the second circuit processes received data of a second communication channel independent from the first circuit; and a second operation mode in which the first circuit and the second circuit jointly process received data of a third communication channel. The radio communication device may further include a mode switching circuit configured to switch between the plurality of operation modes.01-31-2013
20130079056WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - A wireless communication device communicable with a first type and a second type of networks based on a first type and a second type wireless setting data respectively, includes: an obtaining section obtaining an identifier of an access point when a detection section detects the disconnection with the second type network through a certain access point; and a trial section trying to connect with the second type network through the certain access point if at least one second type wireless setting data stored in the second storage includes the obtained identifier, and the trial section trying to connect with the first type network through the certain access point any of the second type wireless setting data stored in the second storage does not includes the obtained identifier but the first type wireless setting data stored in the first storage includes the obtained identifier.03-28-2013
20130079055MOBILE BANDWIDTH ADVISOR - A wireless communication device is provided that includes a cellular telephony module to access a cellular network, a wireless communication module to access a non-cellular network, an antenna configured to be in wireless communication with a plurality of compatible and currently accessible communication networks including the cellular and non-cellular networks, a mobile network analyzer operable to determine network information about cellular and non-cellular communication networks, and a mobile network selector to determine, based on network information supplied by the mobile network analyzer whether a currently accessed communication network is sufficiently capable to perform a device activity already initiated or to be initiated by a user.03-28-2013
20130079054GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES CUES FOR OPTIMAL DATAPATH SELECTION - A wireless communication device is provided that includes a cellular telephony module to access a cellular network, a wireless communication module to access a non-cellular network, an antenna configured to be in wireless communication with a plurality of compatible and currently accessible communication networks including the cellular and non-cellular networks, and a mobile network selector to: display to a user of the wireless communication device, for an identified compatible and currently accessible communication network, network information comprising one or more of network speed, network reliability, network performance, network bandwidth, network throughput, and data transmission cost and receive, from the user for wireless communications by the wireless communication device, a selected compatible and currently accessible communication network from among the plurality of compatible and currently accessible communication networks; receive, from the user, a selection of at least one of a preferred network characteristics to be used in selecting, for wireless communications by the wireless communication device, a compatible and currently accessible communication network from among the plurality of compatible and currently accessible communication networks; and/or display to the user, an indicator of which network characteristic was selected by the user to be used by the mobile network selector in selecting, for wireless communications by the wireless communication device, a compatible and currently accessible communication network from among the plurality of compatible and currently accessible communication networks.03-28-2013
20130079053Multi-modality communication initiation - Disclosed herein are example embodiments for multi-modality communication initiation. Described embodiments may include, but are not limited to, initiation of a multi-modality communication between an initiation communication device and a destination communication device. By way of example but not limitation, an initiating user may interact with an initiating communication device using a textual interaction modality, and a destination user may interact with a destination communication device using a voice interaction modality.03-28-2013
20130079052Multi-modality communication - Disclosed herein are example embodiments for multi-modality communications. By way of example but not limitation, a local user may interact with a local communication device via a local communication modality for a given communication, and a remote user may interact with a remote communication device via a remote communication modality for the given communication.03-28-2013
20130040699COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL, CONNECTION DESTINATION DISPLAY METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - In a communications terminal, a wireless portion receives, from each PLMN, notification information including a name that specifies the PLMN and communication speed information that indicates communication speed for that PLMN. A generation portion generates a list of names included in each of the notification information received by the wireless portion, in order of communication speed shown in the communication speed information associated with the relevant name. A display portion displays the list generated by the generation portion.02-14-2013
20130040698MOBILE STATION AND RADIO CONTROLLER - One aspect of the present invention relates to a mobile station having abilities of communicating with a first network and a second network wherein the first network and the second network use mutually different radio access technologies including a receiving unit configured to receive broadcast information of the second network from the first network, a storage unit configured to store the received broadcast information of the second network and a pre-redirection information setting unit configured to, when the broadcast information of the second network is stored in the storage unit, set pre-redirection information included in a radio connection request message to a predefined value.02-14-2013
20130040697MULTI-MODE MOBILE DEVICE BASED RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGY SELECTION METHOD FOR IDLE MODE OPERATIONS - A method at a mobile device, and the mobile device, the method selecting a subset of radio access technologies available to the mobile device over which a predetermined set of services on the mobile device is available; and deactivating monitoring, or reducing a monitoring frequency, of at least one radio access technology not within the selected subset of radio access technologies.02-14-2013
20100113088MULTISERVICE COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH LOGICAL CONTROL CHANNEL - A multiservice communication device includes a plurality of transceivers that wirelessly transceive network data with a corresponding plurality of networks in accordance with a corresponding plurality of network protocols, wherein at least one of the plurality of transceivers further transceives control channel data with a remote management unit contemporaneously with the network data via a logical control channel carried using the corresponding one of the plurality of network protocols, wherein the control channel data includes local control data sent to the management unit and remote control data received from the management unit. A processing module processes the remote control data and generates a least one control signal in response thereto, the at least one control signal for adapting at least one of the plurality of transceivers based on the remote control data.05-06-2010
20100041435METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EXCHANGING CONTENT OVER DISTINCT WIRELESS ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES - An apparatus and method are disclosed for exchanging content over distinct wireless access technologies. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a multimode access network server (MANS) (02-18-2010
20100041434RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, ITS METHOD, DEVICE AND PROGRAM USED FOR THEM - In a communication system which can be connected to two different radio communication networks, wireless link quality information on a base station around both of terminals performing communication by using one radio communication network and according to the wireless link quality information, it is judged whether a radio terminal is to be connected to the radio communication network.02-18-2010
20100041433FRAME AND SIGNALLING PATTERN STRUCTURE FOR MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEMS - The present invention relates to a transmitting apparatus (02-18-2010
20100041432MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - A mobile terminal device equipped with radio communicating portions capable of holding a radio communication in accordance with a predetermined communication standard, and a standard signal outputting portion for outputting a signal in a format based on a predetermined signaling system to any display device prepared on an outside, includes a communication standard detecting means for detecting a type of the communication standard selected based on operating conditions of radio communicating portions, when one of the radio communicating portions conforms to plural types of communication standards or when a plurality of radio communicating portions conform to plural types of communication standards respectively, and a signaling system selecting means for selecting automatically a signaling system of the signal that the standard signal outputting portion outputs, in response to the type of the communication standard that the communication standard detecting means detects.02-18-2010
20100105425VARIABLE IMPEDANCE MATCHING NETWORK AND METHOD FOR THE SAME - An improved variable matching network for use in a multi-band, multi-mode communications device provides dynamic, fine-tune impedance matching based on current operational conditions associated with a given signal. In one embodiment, gross parameters are selected based on one or more of the operational conditions. Delta parameters are provided using an optimization algorithm based on one or more of the operational conditions. And the gross and delta parameters are combined to obtain overall matching parameters that dynamically fine-tune discrete matching circuitry.04-29-2010
20090124285GATEWAY RELAYING COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A RADIO INTELLIGENT TERMINAL AND A SERVER - In a communication system for establishing the communication between a radio intelligent terminal and a server via gateways, it is necessary to notify a non-communicating and a disconnecting radio intelligent terminal of an address of an exchange-destination gateway at the time of changing from a gateway to be used at all time to an exchange-destination gateway for some reason. To achieve the above object, a communication system comprises address notifying means for notifying the radio intelligent terminal of the address of the exchange-destination gateway according to a gateway exchange instruction inputted by an operation. The address notice is sent to the non-communicating terminal at the time of inputting the gateway exchange instruction, and is sent to the disconnecting terminal when it can start the communication.05-14-2009
20090124284SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SEAMLESS BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS TO WEB APPLICATIONS - A WiFi communication framework that is particularly suitable for mobile devices. The framework provides comprehensive tools for establishing seamless Internet access for web applications on mobile handheld devices. In addition, it can provide user location to enable applications requiring such information. The framework may be implemented as a client on the handheld device. The broadband radio on the device is generally kept off. When the user activates an application requiring broadband service, communication protocol is established, causing the client to turn the broadband radio on and to establish connection to an available WiFi access point.05-14-2009
20090042600Mobile Cellular Network and Method for Operating Mobile Cellular Network - A mobile radiotelephone network, e.g., operated according to the GSM-or 3GPP-standard, provides several services which have different requirements on network resources. The automated setting up of a connection in the second service is provided in reaction to a desired connection set-up between one of the end devices in the first service, according to pre-determined conditions.02-12-2009
20130090148Circuit Coupling - An apparatus for coupling a baseband integrated circuit that uses a first signalling standard to a radio frequency integrated circuit that uses a second signalling standard includes a buffer coupled to the baseband integrated circuit and a resistor network coupled between the buffer and the radio frequency integrated circuit. The resistor network implements a voltage divider so as to convert a first voltage used by the baseband integrated circuit to a second voltage used by the radio frequency integrated circuit. The apparatus may be used in a mobile telecommunications device.04-11-2013
20090305737DUAL STANDBY MOBILE DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION METHOD THEREOF - A dual standby mobile device which allows access to at least two different types of communication networks and a communication method thereof are provided. The communication method includes performing a call with another mobile device by driving a first SIM, determining a reason for a call disconnection when the call is disconnected, performing a changeover to a second SIM when an unexpected error is the reason for the call disconnection, and reconnecting the call with the other mobile device by driving the second SIM.12-10-2009
20120220336MULTI-MODE BASE STATION AND METHOD FOR SENDING/RECEIVING SIGNAL THEREOF - A multi-mode base station and a method for sending signals thereof are provided. In the base station, each base-band single-board is connected to a corresponding radio frequency (RF) unit through an exchange bus, and the base-band single-boards of different modes are intermixed by using the compatibility of the exchange bus.08-30-2012
20130072255NFC FOR MOBILE TELEPHONE - An electronic entity for a mobile terminal including a subscriber identity card and power supply therefor. The electronic entity includes a near-field communication device, an antenna, and a wire-based interface with the mobile terminal to provide the power supply. A voltage converter supplies operating power to the near-field communication device via the wire-based interface which in turn supplies power to the subscriber identity card.03-21-2013
20130072254Universal Coil Antenna Having Respective Portions Thereof Associated with Different Functional Modules - An antenna used for receiving signals for a plurality of functional modules in an electronic devices includes a single coil including a first portion associated with a first one of the functional modules and a second portion associated with a second one of the functional modules.03-21-2013
20130059627WIRELESS MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - A wireless mobile terminal device including: a position data detector that detects position data; a wireless communication system type data detector that detects wireless communication system type data or relation data; a memory that accumulates the position data and the wireless communication system type data or the relation data in association with each other; a memory controller that autonomously and sequentially stores the position data and the wireless communication system type data or the relation data into the memory; and a wireless communication system type data retriever that selects, upon receipt of current position data, wireless communication system type data of the current position or relation data through adaptive retrieval of a plurality of pieces of the position data and the wireless communication system type data or the relation data in association with each other. This configuration efficiently selects a wireless communication system.03-07-2013
20130059625SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BRIDGING TO A LTE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK - A system and method for bridging user devices communicating according to a 303-07-2013
20130059626Managed Access to Multiple Wireless Carriers - Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided for managing access of mobile stations to a plurality of wireless carriers. For example, in one embodiment, a central system can provide configuration files to mobile stations. The mobile stations can use the configuration files to access a plurality of different wireless carriers, with the different wireless carriers potentially implementing distinct technologies and communication standards and protocols.03-07-2013
20110014943MULTIBAND COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH GRAPHICAL CONNECTION INTERFACE AND METHODS FOR USE THEREWITH - A communication device includes an RF transceiver for communicating first data with a first remote communication device via a first protocol and a first frequency band in a first mode of operation. A millimeter wave transceiver communicates second data with a second remote communication devices via a second protocol and a 60 GHz frequency band in a second mode of operation. A communication control module coordinates the communication of the first data and the second data with the at least one of the plurality of remote communication devices. A graphical interface device selects the first remote communication device and the second remote communication device and selects at least one of the first mode of operation and the second mode of operation, based on actions of a user.01-20-2011
20090270123Method for configuring a Radio Receiver, Radio Receiver, and a First Transmitter - The invention relates to a method for configuring a radio receiver, in which at least one parameter is received by a first receiving means via a first connection of a first network, at least one configuration parameter is generated by evaluating the parameter, and a second connection to a second network is established by a second receiving means of the radio receiver based on the configuration parameter. The invention further relates to said radio receiver as well as a first transmitter of the first network.10-29-2009
20110021244TETHERED ANTENNA HAVING SERVICED DEVICE COMMUNICATIONS INTERFACE - An antenna system includes a wired communications interface, an antenna, and antenna system control circuitry. The wired communications interface is operable to couple to a serviced host device and includes a control interface and an antenna interface. The antenna couples to the antenna interface and has configurable antenna characteristics. The antenna system control circuitry couples to the control interface and to the antenna and is operable to communicate the configurable antenna characteristics to the host device and to configure the antenna based upon communication with the host device. In other constructs the antenna may not be configurable and the antenna characteristics communicated are fixed. The antenna system may further include Radio Frequency (RF) transmit circuitry and/or RF transmit circuitry. Such RF transmit circuitry and RF receive circuitry may be configurable or fixed in its operations.01-27-2011
20090239575METHODS FOR PROCESSING APPARATUS ORIGINATED COMMUNICATION REQUEST, HANDLING EQUIPMENT IDENTITY REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUSES UTILIZING THE SAME - A communication apparatus is provided. A first subscriber identity card camps on a first cell belonging to a first wireless network via at least one radio transceiver module. A second subscriber identity card camps on a second cell belonging to a second wireless network via the radio transceiver module. A memory device stores a plurality of phonebook entries each comprising a destination address and information indicating one of the first and second subscriber identity cards as a preferred subscriber identity card for the destination address. A processor receives an apparatus originated communication request with a first destination address, determines the preferred subscriber identity card for the received first destination address by inspecting the phonebook entries, and establishes a wireless communication with a peer device with the received first destination address through one of the first cell and the second cells in response to the determined preferred subscriber identity card.09-24-2009
20090233642MULTIPLE-BAND RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A multi-band wireless communication device includes a plurality of transmit paths outputting signals to one or more antennas and one or more power amplifiers coupled to the transmit paths. Each of the transmit paths is configured to transmit signals on a specific radio frequency (RF) band. The RF bands can include the Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) band and the Personal Communication Service (PCS) band. Passive filters, such as SAW, BAW or FBAR devices, having out-off-band low return losses are included in the transmit paths. The passive filter and phase shifters on each transmit path can be configured so that RF switching between transmit paths is not necessary and a single power amplifier can be used for the different RF bands. Significant cost, power and space savings can be achieved by reducing the need for RF switches and using a single power amplifier to amplify plural RF bands.09-17-2009
20120115542Mobile Communication Device with Subscriber Identity Module - In one embodiment, a method of directing calls on a mobile communication device comprises receiving a call signal at the mobile communication device from a short-range enabled communication device operably connected with the mobile communication device, accessing subscriber identity module data of the short-range enabled communication device, preparing an outgoing call signal using the accessed subscriber identity module data of the short-range enabled communication device, establishing a communication session between the short-range enabled communication device and a network, and transmitting the outgoing call signal to the network.05-10-2012
20090023469RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A radio communication terminal includes a detection unit configured to detect a plurality of usable frequencies of a frequency range, in which the radio communication terminal plans to transmit, at least depending on whether or not a power of a first received signal is greater than a first threshold, a selection unit configured to select, when a first frequency band from f01-22-2009
20090017864Local area cellular basestation - A base station for a cellular wireless communications network has a first interface, enabling connection with a remote communications device using a cellular wireless communications protocol in the cellular wireless communications network. The base station also has a second interface, enabling connection over a wide area network, and a third interface, enabling connection over a local area network. Software enables communication over the wide area network between a remote communications device, connected to the first interface, and a core network of the cellular wireless communications network. Software can also enable the remote communications device to communicate with a device in the local area network, or with a server in the wide area network, without using the core network of the cellular wireless communications network.01-15-2009
20090011792METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING BROADCAST SERVICES THROUGH A CELLULAR AND/OR WIRELESS NETWORK TO A PLURALITY OF MOBILE DEVICES VIA SERVICE PROVIDER INTEGRATION - A system for controlling signal processing in a multi-network device is disclosed and may include one or more circuits that enable receiving of a digital video broadcast signal. The one or more circuits may enable processing a channel of the digital video broadcast signal according to a first selection. At least one channel of the digital video broadcast signal may include broadcast multimedia content. The one or more circuits may enable receiving a cellular communication signal and processing the cellular communication signal according to a second selection. The broadcast multimedia content may include Internet content. The one or more circuits may enable storing at least a portion of the received digital video broadcast signal and at least a portion of the received cellular communication signal in a commonly accessible memory.01-08-2009
20100087225Method and System for Mapping Provisioning Information of Different Communications Networks - A wireless communications device is configurable to communicate with either one of two networks over a wireless medium, each of the two networks having a different air interface protocol. Additionally, the wireless device includes stored provisioning information for a set of networks of a first type and can map this first provisioning information into a second format for use with networks of a second type. The device also includes a non-volatile memory for storing default provisioning information so that some information remains available regardless of what is erased from the memory. The default provisioning information is enough to establish a connection over one of the available networks and allow reconstruction of a provisioning list.04-08-2010
20130165179WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - A smartphone includes: a first communication processing unit that performs wireless communication by a WiMAX network; a second communication processing unit that performs communication with an external device; a touch-screen display; and a controller. In a state of searching for WiMAX, in a case in which a power supply of the touch-screen display is turned off and communication with the external device by the second communication processing unit is disconnected, the controller causes the first communication processing unit to stop searching for WiMAX.06-27-2013
20120238317METAL COVER FOR A RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of metal covers for radio communication devices. In an exemplary embodiment, a metal cover for a radio communication device generally includes a front side part and first and second back side parts. The first back side part is connected to the front side part through one of a top side part and a bottom side part. The second back side part is connected to the front side part through the other one of the top side part and the bottom side part. The top and bottom side parts are at opposite ends of the front side part. The first and second back side parts are generally coplanar and spaced apart from each other by a gap.09-20-2012
20120238316MOBILE PHONE AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SWITCHING METHOD - A mobile phone includes two different communication systems and a current table storing relationship between signal transmission power and current in relation to the two different communication systems. The mobile phone obtains two received signal strength indications (RSSI) in relation to the two different communication systems if the mobile phone requires the voice call service, and then calculates two signal transmission power in relation to the two communication system according to the two RSSI. The mobile phone searches a current table to obtain two current according to the two signal transmission power. The mobile phone compares the two current to select one of the two communication systems which needs a smaller one of the two current to provide the voice call service.09-20-2012
20080248830IMPLEMENTING A WEB SERVER ON A MOBILE STATION - A system and method are provided for implementing a web server on a mobile station. A first mobile station may include a database of information. A network address for the first mobile station may be transmitted to a second mobile station to enable the second mobile station to communicate with the first mobile station directly over a wireless network. The second mobile station may then be provided access to the database of information by communicating directly over the wireless network with the first mobile station, wherein the first mobile station operates as the wireless server for the second mobile station.10-09-2008
20090093269DUAL STANDBY MODE MOBILE TERMINAL AND COMMUNICATION MODE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A dual standby mode mobile terminal having a single smart card slot and communication mode control method thereof is provided for enabling the mobile terminal to operate in dual standby mode with a single smart card. A dual standby mode mobile terminal includes a first control unit for controlling a first communication mode, a second control unit for controlling a second communication mode, a removable dual mode smart card containing first and second communication mode data, and a buffer for loading the first and second communication mode data. A communication mode control method for the dual standby mode mobile terminal includes loading the first and second communication mode data in the buffer from the dual mode smart card under the control of the first control unit, detecting an event requiring communication mode data provided by the dual mode smart card, determining whether the communication data are any of the first and second communication mode data loaded in the buffer, and executing the event using the communication mode data loaded in the buffer. The dual standby mode mobile terminal and communication mode control method thereof enables the mobile terminal to stand by in two different communication modes (e.g. GSM and CDMA modes) with a single smart card.04-09-2009
20080305825METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING CAPABILITY AND CORE NETWORK INFORMATION TO SUPPORT INTERWORKING BETWEEN 3GPP AND NON-3GPP NETWORKS - A method and apparatus for providing capability information and core network information to support interworking between a third generation partnership project (3GPP) network and a non-3GPP network are disclosed. A user equipment (UE) sends UE capability information pertaining to the non-3GPP network such as IEEE 802.11 interworking wireless local area network (I-WLAN), an IEEE 802.16 WiMAX network, a fixed broadband network, etc. to a 3GPP network. The 3GPP network may send core network information pertaining to the non-3GPP networks to the UE.12-11-2008
20080274766Combined Wired and Wireless Communications with Field Devices in a Process Control Environment - A method of providing a wireless extension to a plant automation network connected to a plurality of wired devices, each wired device performing a process control function, includes connecting a plurality of wireless devices to the plant automation network, each of the plurality of wireless devices adapted to communicate with at least another one of the plurality of wireless devices via at least one respective wireless connection; and providing access to each of the plurality of wireless devices from a host disposed in the plant automation network, such that the host accesses the plurality of wired devices and the plurality of wireless devices using a common communication scheme.11-06-2008
20110294540APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AMPLIFYING POWER IN MOBILE TERMINAL - A transmission apparatus and a method thereof in a mobile terminal are provided. More particularly, an apparatus and a method for securing a space of a mobile terminal and reducing manufacturing costs by integrating power amplifying units into one module in the mobile terminal that supports a multi-mode are provided. The power amplifier of a mobile terminal includes a first amplifying unit and a second amplifying unit. The first amplifying unit defines a frequency of a GSM quad band as a low frequency band and a high frequency band, and then amplifies a signal of the low frequency band of the GSM quad band. The second amplifying unit amplifies a signal of the high frequency band of the GSM quad band and a signal of a TD-SCDMA band.12-01-2011
20110294539DUAL MODE TERMINAL FOR SUPPORTING ACCESS IN DIFFERENT NETWORK, NETWORK APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF - Provided are a dual mode terminal for supporting an access in a different network, a network apparatus, and an operation method thereof. The dual mode terminal may include: an interface to receive first network information from a first network apparatus and to receive second network information from a second network apparatus in response to each network information request; a selection unit to select a single network apparatus based on the first network information and the second network information; and a processing unit to transmit a call connection request to the selected network apparatus, and to control a communication with the selected network apparatus depending on whether the selected network apparatus allows a call connection.12-01-2011
20080233998WIDE BANDWIDTH TRANSCEIVER - The wide bandwidth transceiver includes a receiver section, a transmitter section, and a local oscillation module. The local oscillation module generates a first and a second local oscillation. The transmitter section converts an outbound baseband signal and/or a low intermediate frequency (IF) signal into a first outbound radio frequency (RF) signal based on the second local oscillation when the wide bandwidth transceiver is in a second wireless standard mode and converts the outbound baseband and/or the low IF signal into a second outbound RF signal based on the first and second local oscillations when the wide bandwidth transceiver is in a first wireless standard mode. The receiver section converts a first inbound RF signal into an inbound low IF signal and/or a baseband signal based on the first and second local oscillations when the wide bandwidth transceiver is in the first wireless standard mode and converts a second inbound RF signal into the inbound low IF signal and/or the baseband signal based on the second local oscillation when the wide bandwidth transceiver is in the second wireless standard mode.09-25-2008
20090117937Method and devices for suppporting message services to a dual mode mobile station via a session initiation protocol - The invention relates to methods and devices for supporting the sending of a message to a dual mode mobile station.05-07-2009
20090098904COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, PROHIBITING-SIGNAL TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, WIRELESS BASE STATION, AND METHOD - A prohibiting-signal transmitting apparatus for use in a combined system such that there is at least a partial overlap between bands allocated to an old communications system and bands allocated to a new communications system is disclosed. The apparatus includes a unit which monitors for a band-in-use, over which communications are actually being conducted, out of the bands allocated to the old communications system; a unit which generates a prohibiting signal indicating that the band-in-use should not be used in the new communications system; and a unit which transmits the prohibiting signal to a communications apparatus of the new communications system.04-16-2009
20100113089MULTIMODE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND HIGH FREQUENCY INTEGRATED CIRCUIT THEREFORE - A multimode wireless communication apparatus including a radio frequency unit having controllable communication mode and a control unit for periodically making the radio frequency unit operate in a mobile telephone mode and, after predetermined time, switching the mode to a wireless LAN mode, wherein if occurrence of an incoming call event is detected when the radio frequency unit is in standby reception in the mobile telephone mode, the control unit suppresses the switching to the wireless LAN mode and determines whether the communication in the mobile telephone mode should be continued or not.05-06-2010
20100267416INFORMATION DEVICE - A device for obtaining, storing and displaying information from a remote server, the device has a modem for establishing communication sessions with the remote server. A memory coupled to the modem stores the obtained information, and a display is coupled to the memory for displaying the stored information. The device automatically and periodically communicates with the remote server for obtaining the information.10-21-2010
20100267415PORTABLE WIRELESS DEVICE - A portable wireless device having a plurality of wireless sections capable of diversity operation which can reduce the size, thickness, weight and manufacturing cost by reducing the number of antennas. The portable wireless device (10-21-2010
20100120467INTEROPERABILITY OF DIGITAL BROADCASTING AND CELLULAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - In a digital broadband broadcast transmitter, digital data is time interleaved for transmission, and the time interleaved digital data is transmitted in a digital broadband broadcast transmission towards a plurality of receivers. A cellular transmitter is operated in an apparatus. In the same apparatus, the digital broadband broadcast transmission transmitted by the digital broadband broadcast transmitter is received, and the received digital broadband broadcast transmission is time deinterleaved.05-13-2010
20100120466MULTI-MODE ANTENNA SWITCHING - The present invention relates to a method, an apparatus, and a computer program for providing multi-mode antenna switching, wherein a processor is configured to determine active radio protocols of a radio communication and a mode of use of the apparatus, and to control the selection of at least one antenna for the radio communication in response to which radio protocols are active and how the apparatus is used or held.05-13-2010
20080207257APPARATUS, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD, FOR FACILITATING COMMUNICATION CONNECTION BETWEEN A MOBILE STATION AND A COMMUNICATION NETWORK - Apparatus, and an associated method, for forming a communication connection between a mobile station and a communication network. The communication network is of either of two protocol versions, such as a UMA-compliant network and a GAN-compliant network. A network access identifier is formed at the mobile station of a format that permits its acceptance by the communication network. If a first network access identifier is formed of a format that is incompatible with the protocol version of the communication network, a subsequent network access identifier is formed of the format of the other of the protocol versions. A listing is maintained at the mobile station that identifies the determined protocol version of the communication network.08-28-2008
20120034950RF INTEGRATED CIRCUIT WITH TRANSMITTER AND MULTIPURPOSE OUTPUT PORTS AND METHODS FOR USE THEREWITH - An RF integrated circuit (IC) includes a first IC port for coupling a first transmit signal in a first frequency band to at least one external device and a second IC port for coupling a second transmit signal in a second frequency band to the at least one external device. A transmitter module responds to outbound data to generate the first transmit signal in a first mode of operation and to generate the second transmit signal in a second mode of operation, wherein the transmitter module generates the first transmit signal and the second transmit signal in a selected one of a plurality of wireless telephony formats based on a control signal, and wherein the plurality of wireless telephony formats includes a UMTS format and at least one non-UMTS format.02-09-2012
20090253458Intra-Frequency and Inter-Frequency Measurements in a Radio Communication System - In a method for wireless communication, a receiver receives a first signal at a first radio frequency and determines the reception level of the first signal. The receiver receives data during a reception level of the first signal at the first radio frequency. The receiver decides, based on the determined reception level, whether at least one measurement is to be taken on a second signal transmitted at a second radio frequency. A radio station carries out the method.10-08-2009
20110021245MOBILE-PHONE TERMINAL, AND HIGH-FREQUENCY MULTIPLEXING AND SWITCHING SYSTEM - A mobile-phone terminal is provided by including a switching unit for selectively connecting, compliant with several communication systems, a plurality of signal paths of high frequency transmission and reception signals to an antenna, and a high frequency control unit for controlling the switching unit. The switching unit includes switching devices configured to perform ON/OFF operations of respective signal paths, and a logic circuit for generating switching control signals for the switching devices and ON/OFF control signals for controlling power amplifiers. The power amplifiers are controlled not directly by the high frequency control unit, but by way of the switching unit for switching the signal paths of high frequency transmission and reception signals.01-27-2011
20100087224MULTI-STANDBY PORTABLE TERMINAL - A multi-standby portable terminal reduces interference of the transmitting antenna by skewing electromagnetic waves of others antennas. The terminal includes: a plurality of communication modules for transmitting and receiving RF signals of different frequency bands to and from the plurality of RF communication networks; and a controller for controlling the plurality of communication modules so as to be coupled to an RF communication network selected by a user, via a communication module corresponding to the selected RF communication network. The controller performs a control operation such that the communication module corresponding to the selected RF communication network radiates electromagnetic waves corresponding to a frequency band of the selected RF communication network, and remaining communication modules radiate electromagnetic waves of frequency bands that differ from those of respective corresponding RF communication networks.04-08-2010
20100087223SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS - A signal processing apparatus is provided. The signal processing apparatus comprises a plurality of ports which are grouped according to types of signals, in which the signals are grouped according to at least one standard of a communication mode, a frequency use area, a signal band, and a type of a transmission/reception signal.04-08-2010
20090264149CELLULAR HANDHELD DEVICE WITH FM RADIO DATA SYSTEM RECEIVER - A handheld device includes an FM receiver to receive FM radio signals and a processor that is configured to monitor Radio Data System (RDS) data within FM radio broadcasts and to activate an application when a particular RDS data pattern is received. Methods for recognizing and using the RDS data to activate or initiate applications on the handheld device enable a wide range of uses and new services. A server may provide data to the handheld device in response to queries which are based on or include part of the RDS data. Operating in conjunction with FM radio broadcasters, the handheld device and the server provide a data communication system that can deliver useful services and additional entertainment options for users.10-22-2009
20090258671METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR ENABLING USER CONTROL OF A FALLBACK CAPABILITY FOR CIRCUIT SWITCHED DOMAIN SUPPORT - An apparatus for enabling user control of a fallback capability for circuit switched domain support may include a processor and a memory. The memory may store executable instructions that in response to execution by the processor cause the apparatus to receive a service indication for a service related to a radio access technology not supported by a current serving domain, determine, based on previously stored user defined input, a response to the service indication with respect to conducting a fallback procedure to a radio access technology that supports the service, and execute the response based on a result of the determining.10-15-2009
20100099454MOBILE UNIT HAVING INTERNET PROTOCOL FUNCTIONALITY - A mobile unit includes a handset and a removable storage module having a unique storage module identity, for storing information specific to a user, including an Internet Protocol (IP) address. Additional information regarding a Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) and International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) which uniquely identifies the subscriber is also stored in the removable storage module. Upon successfully camping on a cell of a mobile network, the IP address is forwarded to an IP-based network capable of communicating with the mobile unit. In an alternate embodiment, the mobile unit has multi-network capabilities which allow it to communicate with an IP-based network and a cellular network at the same time. In another embodiment, existing cellular network services for the mobile unit having multi-network capabilities are routed through the IP-based network.04-22-2010
20090061924Method and apparatus for configuring a universal femto cell - A method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for configuring a universal femto cell are provided such that the femto cell is configured according to the user's choice of wireless carriers. A master configuration server sends to the universal femto cell, a carrier configuration list, which is information about where to find carrier configuration information corresponding to one or more wireless carriers. A carrier configuration server sends to the universal femto cell, carrier configuration instructions for a wireless carrier selected from the one or more wireless carriers. The universal femto cell is configured using the carrier configuration instructions such that the universal femto cell operates on a wireless communication network of the wireless carrier.03-05-2009
20120295658SINGLE CHIP MULTIMODE BASEBAND PROCESSING CIRCUITRY WITH A SHARED RADIO INTERFACE - A multimode communication integrated circuit comprising baseband processing circuitry with a shared radio interface. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise a processor module adapted to perform various processing (e.g., baseband processing) in support of multimode communications. A first radio module may be communicatively coupled to the processor module through a common communication interface. A second radio module may also be communicatively coupled to the processor module through the common communication interface. The common communication interface may, for example, be adapted to communicate information over a communication bus that is shared between the processor module and a plurality of radio modules (e.g., the first and second radio modules).11-22-2012
20120295659MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal is provided including: a fixed network access control module for connecting the terminal with an analog user line and notifying the central processor that the mobile terminal is connected with the fixed telephone network in the situation where the analog user line is connected to the analog user line interface; a dual-tone multi-frequency processing module for identifying a selecting signal from analog user line and sending it to central processor; a call processing module for extracting a voice signal on the analog user line, sending it to an audio output device, and sending a voice signal from user to the analog user line; a mobile communication module for achieving communication between the mobile terminal and the exterior; and the central processor for processing the signaling from dual-tone multi-frequency processing module and sending the signaling to be transmitted via network to the dual-tone multi-frequency processing module.11-22-2012
20090258669IMPULSE ULTRA-WIDEBAND RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and apparatus are provided for implementing an impulse ultra-wideband communications system which combines the technique of transmitted reference (TR) with a code-sifted reference scheme that separates the reference and the data pulses with a sequence of codes such as a subset of Walsh codes. The combination of the two techniques in ultra-wideband (UWB) radio systems removes the wideband delay elements required by conventional TR UWB systems. The invention provides a system with no analog carriers and lower complexities than other UWB systems, and which has better performances, higher tolerance to nonlinearity, and larger capacities10-15-2009
20090258668ENTERPRISE LOCATION DISCOVERY IN DUAL-MODE PHONES - Enterprise location discovery in dual-mode phones. As dual-mode phones move within the enterprise Wi-Fi network, they track which cell tower they are associated with, reporting this information to an enterprise mobility controller. The enterprise mobility controller builds a list of cell tower identifiers which are associated with enterprise Wi-Fi coverage, and makes this list available to subscribing dual-mode phones. Subscribing dual-mode phones can use this list to only scan for Wi-FI availability when they are associated with a cell tower which is on the list.10-15-2009
20090143095INTER-MODE INTERFERENCE PREVENTION IN A MULTIMODE WIRELESS DEVICE - This invention relates to a device, a method, a computer program and a computer program product for a device capable of communicating in a first mode of wireless communication and a second mode of wireless communication simultaneously, wherein it is determined for each of at least one channel of a plurality of channels whether interference occurs between the first mode and the second mode; and wherein the channels which have been determined not to cause interference are stored in a list of preferable channels. For instance, in the case where the first mode represents a cellular communications mode, during a cell selection/reselection procedure of the first mode, instead of searching in the cell information stored for the PLMN, it will first search in the list of preferable channels when the second mode is active.06-04-2009
20090286568APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MODIFYING CONFIGURATION SETTINGS OF A NETWORK DEVICE FROM A MOBILE PHONE - A system for modifying configuration settings of a network device from a mobile phone is provided. The system includes a mobile phone configured to communicate over a local area network, and a network device coupled to the local area network. The mobile phone is configured to access a configuration menu of the network device.11-19-2009
20080207258Multimode transmitter with digital up conversion and methods for use therewith - A voice, data and RF integrated circuit (IC) includes a transmitter processing module, coupled to receive outbound data and to produce processed data in accordance with a selected one of a plurality of protocols and that generates a control signal based on the selected on of the plurality of protocols. A digital up conversion module produces a digital up-converted signal from the processed data. A radio receiver front end produces a transmit signal from the digital up-converted signal in accordance with the selected one of the plurality of protocols, based on the control signal.08-28-2008
20110171994MULTI-MODE TRANSCEIVER AND A CIRCUIT FOR OPERATING THE MULTI-MODE TRANSCEIVER - Multi-mode transceiver and a circuit for operating the multi-mode transceiver. A multi-mode transceiver includes a first circuit that is configurable to operate as one of a transmitter and a receiver in a first mode, and a second circuit that is configurable to operate as one of the transmitter and the receiver in a second mode. The multi-mode transceiver includes a first element coupled to the first circuit. The multi-mode transceiver includes a second element coupled to the first element and one or more ports. The multi-mode transceiver also includes a first switch, coupled to the second element and to the second circuit, that is configurable to operate the transceiver in at least one of the first mode and the second mode in conjunction with the first element and the second element.07-14-2011
20110269502Multiple RF Band Operation in Mobile Devices - Methods and apparatuses for multiple RF band operation in mobile devices are disclosed. In one example, a method for dual radio frequency band operation includes operating a mobile communication device in a first radio frequency band, monitoring a RSSI associated with the mobile communication device, and switching operation of the mobile communication device to operation in a second radio frequency band responsive to the RSSI crossing a threshold RSSI value.11-03-2011
20110269503APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC SIM CARD SELECTION ACCORDING TO NETWORK ENVIRONMENT IN DUAL MODE - A dual mode terminal including two Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards and a method for automatically selecting a SIM card according to network environment in the dual mode terminal is provided. The method includes switching a master/slave setting when a SIM card setting change condition is met in a standby state, and setting a network of a switched SIM card as a master network.11-03-2011
20090170556WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION PROGRAM STORAGE MEDIUM, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - An amount of data accumulated in a data-receiving buffer is monitored. When the accumulated amount of data exceeds a threshold, a control PDU indicating that the accumulated amount of data exceeds the threshold is generated and transmitted to a data transmitter.07-02-2009
20090170557SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENABLING COMMUNICATION FEATURES UTILIZING VARIOUS BEARER MEDIA - A client device capable of utilizing a plurality of media for facilitating communication. The plurality of media may include a first medium implemented based on a first set of communication standards and a second medium implemented based on a second set of communication standards, wherein the second set of communication standards is different from the first set of communication standards. The client device may include a protocol module for translating a user request into a data set, wherein the user request may pertain to a communication feature among a plurality of communication features. The client device may also include a mapping module for ascertaining a utilized medium that is utilized by the client device, wherein the utilized medium is one of the plurality of media. The mapping module may also convert the data set into at least part of a signal suitable for signaling through the utilized medium.07-02-2009
20110207503FACILITATING ASSISTED GPS AND OTHER NETWORK SERVICES IN MOBILE PHONES ACROSS DISPARATE MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS - The present invention provides a mobile device that is able to implement A-GPS and other network services across multiple disparate communications networks In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, a mobile communications device implements a plurality of mobile network profiles—each profile being associated with a different mobile network and its respective carrier, i.e., operator or service provider. Each profile comprises multiple data parameters that are used to authenticate a valid mobile device to the respective communications network carrier and for opening a data channel such as a transmission control protocol and internet protocol (TCP/IP) data connection. These data parameters are used to facilitate communications with a remote server on the network such as a server for performing A-GPS. As soon as the mobile device detects that no signals can be received by the current active mobile network operator, it will assess other stored mobile profiles and determine if it can receive signals from one of the other available mobile networks signals being received, and if so it will load and activate a new mobile profile to authenticate the device for use with the visiting mobile network.08-25-2011
20100216506System and Methods for Supporting Multiple Communications Protocols on a Mobile Phone Device - A mobile phone device utilizing a first communications protocol and a second communications protocol, comprises: a first system having a general processor, a memory, a first communications system providing for the first communications protocol and utilizing a first communications protocol stack, and a first link; a second system having a dedicated communications accelerator providing for the second communications protocol and utilizing a second communications protocol stack, and a second link; wherein the first link and the second link are connected; and wherein the memory in the first system holds the first communications protocol stack and the second communications protocol stack.08-26-2010
20080274767Adaptive Omni-Modal Radio Apparatus and Methods - The present invention provides, among other things, a multi-modal device for facilitating wireless communication over any one of a plurality of wireless communication networks operating pursuant to differing transmission protocols and/or over differing radio frequencies.11-06-2008
20090170555DYNAMIC MOBILITY MANAGEMENT SELECTION - A mobility service and control function (MSCF), operating in an application layer of a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), selects and controls a plurality of mobility services. These mobility services may include session initiation protocol (SIP), Internet protocol (IP) Multimedia subsystem (IMS), voice call continuity (VCC), mobile IP (MIP), proxy MIP (PMIP), and generic access network (GAN), but are not limited thereto. The MSCF further selects and controls a plurality of air interface technologies for accessing a plurality of radio access networks. The MSCF allows application layer handling of mobility management.07-02-2009
20080287158Method and apparatus for multi-radio traffic arbitration in wireless communication protocols - A method and apparatus of coordinating operation of subsystems implementing different wireless communication protocols is disclosed. The method comprises coordinating operation of a first subsystem implementing a first wireless communication protocol and at least other subsystem implementing at least one other wireless communication protocol by arbitrating between conflicting real time requests for access from the first subsystem and the at least one other subsystem based on a respective type and priority of the requests.11-20-2008
20080293446Fully integrated RF transceiver integrated circuit - A radio transceiver device includes circuitry for radiating electromagnetic signals at a very high radio frequency both through space, as well as through wave guides that are formed within a substrate material. In one embodiment, the substrate comprises a dielectric substrate formed within a board, for example, a printed circuit board. In another embodiment of the invention, the wave guide is formed within a die of an integrated circuit radio transceiver. A plurality of transceivers with different functionality is defined. Substrate transceivers are operable to transmit through the wave guides, while local transceivers are operable to produce very short range wireless transmissions through space. A third and final transceiver is a typical wireless transceiver for communication with remote (non-local to the device) transceivers. Additionally, a multi-mode transceiver is operable to configure transmit and receive circuitry based upon transmission path.11-27-2008
20080311950DEVICE FOR COMMUNICATING IN MULTIPLE MODES USING MULTI-MODE APPLICATIONS - Multi-mode communication devices capable of wLAN and WAN wireless network communication modes and/or wired modes can be configured to communicate for backend services (e.g. Web Services, database, events) via a network gateway to operate in response to available modes. For example, for some activities (e.g. notification messages), the devices may be configured to communication in any available mode (WAN or wLAN) while for other activities (e.g. high bandwidth communications), the devices may be restricted to one mode only (e.g. wLAN). Component applications for execution by the devices can specify message delivery properties to indicate the mode(s) to may used for a particular message. Runtime mode information may be provided and maintained automatically by a communications subsystem interface for determining mode availability. A programming tool and gateway are also described.12-18-2008
20110028182MULTIMODE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A multimode wireless communication device includes a first radio section operably to convert outbound analog baseband signals into first outbound RF signals and to convert first inbound RF signals into inbound analog baseband signals when the wireless communication device is in a first mode of operation and a second radio section that performs similar functions in a second mode of operation. A diplexer section includes a first diplexer for coupling to a first antenna, and a second diplexer for coupling to a second antenna, and that selectively couples the first radio section to one of the first antenna and the second antenna, and that selectively couples the second radio section to one of the first antenna and the second antenna. First and second T/R switches are coupled to the first and second diplexers and to respectively, to the first and second radio sections.02-03-2011
20100137024Multi-Mode Radio Frequency Communications - A transceiver circuit includes an input to receive an RF mode control signal, multiple ports, and path circuitry disposed between the multiple ports. The path circuitry can be configured to create different low impedance conductive paths between the multiple ports depending on a state of the RF mode control signal. For example, depending on a mode as specified by the RF mode control signal, the transceiver circuit and corresponding path circuitry enables a half-duplex mode and a full-duplex mode.06-03-2010
20100137022MOBILE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF - The invention discloses a mobile communication apparatus. The mobile communication apparatus includes a sensing module, a determining module, and a switching module. The sensing module senses a rotational parameter of the mobile communication apparatus. The determining module is electrically connected to the sensing module for determining whether the rotational parameter reaches a threshold. The switching module is electrically connected to the determining module for switching the mobile communication apparatus to a first communication mode or maintaining the mobile communication apparatus in the first communication mode when determining that the rotational parameter reaches the threshold.06-03-2010
20090117938IC FOR A HIGH FREQUENCY COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH MINIMAL OFF CHIP COMPONENTS - An integrated circuit (IC) includes a receiver module, a transmitter module, an inbound digital module, and a local oscillation generation module. The receiver module is operable to convert an inbound high frequency signal into a down converted inbound signal based on a receive local oscillation independently of a protocol of the inbound high frequency signal. The inbound digital module is coupled to compensate the down converted inbound signal in accordance with a selected one of the first plurality of wireless communication protocols. The transmitter module is operable to convert a first outbound signal into a first up converted signal based on a transmit local oscillation when a first one of the first plurality of wireless communication protocols is active and to convert a second outbound signal into a second up converted signal based on the transmit local oscillation when a second one of the first plurality of wireless communication protocols is active.05-07-2009
20090117939METHODS AND ARRANGEMENT FOR CONDUCTING TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS ON SEVERAL MOBILE PHONE NETWORKS - A mobile radio (05-07-2009
20090186651MULTI-STANDBY MOBILE TERMINAL AND USER IDENTIFICATION CARD SELECTION METHOD FOR THE SAME - A multi-standby mobile terminal and user identification card selection method for the same are provided. The multi-standby mobile terminal stores card setting information that associates multiple user identification cards with selection criteria including time, region, group, and phone number. Hence, an outgoing call can be made using a user identification card automatically selected according to the selection criteria of the card setting information.07-23-2009
20090137267Frequency Band Recognition Methods and Apparatus - A user equipment (UE) without service in a communication system measures the radio-frequency (RF) power in a bandwidth received by the UE on the possible downlink carriers in a frequency band that is supported by the UE. The bandwidth is typically the bandwidth of communication channels in the communication system. If the UE supports more than one frequency band, the UE may scan more than one of those frequency bands. The UE processes the measurement results with a noise-reducing enhancement technique, such as a median filter, and then examines the processed results for a particular spectral shape, e.g., a shape that corresponds to a cell signal.05-28-2009
20100004019Method for Obtaining Telecommunications Services Through a Telecommunications Terminal - A telecommunications service to be obtained for a user is split into a plurality of service components. A telecommunications terminal determines the most appropriate service provider for each service component; each of the service components is obtained by a corresponding service provider; and the telecommunications terminal invokes the functionality of each service component according to the service to be obtained. This is particularly useful for wireless mobile telecommunications terminals.01-07-2010
20080318620MULTI-MODE MODULATOR - A multi-mode modulator includes a first data path to process in-phase signals in a quadrature modulation mode, a second data path to process quadrature signals during the quadrature modulation mode, and a first multiplexer to selectively switch polar amplitude data onto one of the first and second data paths in response to a selection signal.12-25-2008
20090325634RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING RESOURCE ALLOCATIONS - In an embodiment, a radio communication device is provided. The radio communication device may include a radio communication device control message generation circuit configured to generate a radio communication device control message including allocation information to control a radio resource allocation for radio communication devices of at least two groups of radio communication devices, the radio resource allocation being provided by another radio communication device.12-31-2009
20090325635Method for establishing communication from a mobile terminal in dual mode - A method for establishing communication to a remote terminal from the mobile terminal operating in dual mode, which method is characterized in that it comprises the following operations: 12-31-2009
20090082060Mobile Telecommunication Terminal, Communication System, and Computer Readable Storage Medium - Convenience is improved when a mobile telecommunication terminal uses a fixed telephone line. The mobile telecommunication terminal to perform communication via a mobile telecommunication network by cellular communication is a dual-mode terminal able to be wirelessly communicated (by non-cellular communication) with a communication device such as a fixed telephone or a wireless LAN (Local Area Network) access point. The mobile telecommunication terminal when carrying out signal transmission by accessing the communication device via a fixed telephone line connected to the communication device, obtains a telephone number of the mobile telecommunication using usable cellular communication as notifying information and transmits the information to the communication device. The communication device carries out signal transmission via the fixed telephone line so that the telephone number notified from the mobile telecommunication terminal is transmitted to a signal receiver.03-26-2009
20130217434METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING DATA AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING THE METHOD - A method and a system for transmitting data and an electronic apparatus using the method are provided. The electronic apparatus is detachably coupled to an external apparatus. When the electronic apparatus performs data transmission with the external apparatus via a first transmission path, whether a state change signal is generated is checked. After the state change signal is generated, the follow-up data to be transmitted to the external apparatus is stored temporarily in a virtual storage interface. And, after a second transmission path is established between the electronic apparatus and the external apparatus, the data stored temporarily in the virtual storage interface is transmitted to the external apparatus via the second transmission path, so as to continue the data transmission with the external apparatus.08-22-2013
20130217435METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR COORDINATION IN MULTI-MODE NETWORKS - A non-transitory processor-readable medium stores code to cause a processor to receive a performance indicator associated with a first mode. The code causes the processor to calculate, using the performance indicator associated with the first mode, a first metric value associated with a first metric and an objective of the first mode. The code causes the processor to calculate, using the first metric value, a second metric value associated with a second metric and an objective of a second mode. The second metric value partially compensates for a change in a performance indicator associated with the second mode when the first metric value is implemented. The code causes the processor to send a signal associated with the first metric value and a signal associated with the second metric value to an antenna module such that the antenna module implements the first metric value and the second metric value.08-22-2013
20130217436METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA TRANSMISSION - Method and device for data transmission are provided. When a base station supports multiple radio access technologies, determines radio access technologies respectively supported by RE's two ports, and transmits data corresponding to the radio access technologies respectively through the two ports. With the technical solutions provided in embodiments of the present invention, the base station can support multiple radio access technologies and transmit service data and control data corresponding to multiple radio access technologies.08-22-2013
20090203397METHOD OF CONFIGURING A MULTI-NETWORK TERMINAL AND AN ASSOCIATED MULTI-NETWORK TERMINAL - A method and apparatus are provided for configuring a multi-network telecommunications terminal, which communicates with a number of telecommunications networks offering a plurality of telecommunications services. The terminal includes a plurality of interfaces for accessing the services offered. When the terminal accesses one of the services offered, via one of the networks, the following steps are performed: a) determining the type of network with which the terminal is in the process of connecting, b) activating the access interface associated with the service which the terminal is intended to access, c) requesting, at the level of the activated access interface, configuration parameters which are dependent on the activated access interface and the network in the process of connection, d) extracting, at the level of a module for centralizing configuration parameters, the requested configuration parameters, e) obtaining, at level of the activated access interface, the extracted configuration parameters.08-13-2009
20090088201RADIO APPARATUS AND RADIO RECEIVING METHOD - A radio apparatus includes a receiver which receives a wirelessly transmitted signal as a reception signal, a transmitter which is provided in the vicinity of the receiver and generates a transmission signal having a frequency different from that of the reception signal, and a reception signal extracting unit which extracts a reception signal from an input signal containing the reception signal and the transmission signal, at a timing of a zero crossing of the transmission signal in the input signal, by using phase information including the phase of the transmission signal from the transmitter.04-02-2009
20090088200DUAL MODE MOBILE TERMINAL AND DATA CALL PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF - An improved dual mode mobile terminal and data call processing method of the dual mode mobile terminal is provided for enabling a modem chip that is not associated or embedded with an application to process a data call. A data call processing method for a dual mode mobile terminal includes a first control unit associated with an application and a first data protocol stack, a second control unit associated with a second data protocol stack, and an input unit for receiving an input for selecting one of the first and second control units to process a data call, wherein when the second control unit is selected through the input unit, the second control unit opens a socket to couple the second data protocol stack to the application and processes the data call using the application and the second data protocol stack that are coupled with each other via the socket.04-02-2009
20090088199Multiradio power management - A method, apparatus, memory embodying a program, and others are described determining a first traffic pattern for a first radio access system of an apparatus, determining a second traffic pattern for a second radio access system of the apparatus, and restricting operation of at least one non-radio sub-system of the apparatus based on the first traffic pattern and on the second traffic pattern. It is notable that the first and second traffic patterns span a common time interval. In a multiradio device, the traffic patterns are generated by a multiradio controller in order to inhibit instances where one radio would interfere in time and frequency with another. Those traffic patterns are used by a resource manager to manage power draw from the battery by delaying full operation of other sub-systems to a time when the traffic patterns indicate no radio is scheduled. Another use of the traffic patterns for power savings is also detailed.04-02-2009
20090221321SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN INCOMING AND OUTGOING MESSAGES AND IDENTIFYING CORRESPONDENTS IN A TTY COMMUNICATION - A method and system are provided that examine incoming and outgoing TTY transmissions to determine an identifier for distinguishing between correspondents in a TTY call. The system may utilize existing contact information associated wit an incoming call to provide context to a user for accepting incoming calls and during conversations and may apply various display settings. For TTY users, the additional context simplifies the ability to conduct critical reasoning, especially those with cognitive impairments. In particular, a picture from the user's address book is provided to assist in identifying the caller. The other display settings may include modified font styles, colours, multi-line display etc. to differentiate between incoming and outgoing messages.09-03-2009
20090221324Switching Between the Wireless Communication System Mode and the Satellite Positioning System Mode, Based on the Detected Voice Activity of the Transmitter - A method for a first wireless communication device to operate in wireless communication system mode and satellite positioning system mode. The first wireless communication device communicates with a second communication device. Voice activity of at least one of the communication devices is determined and based on the determined voice activity, the first wireless communication device switches between wireless communication system mode and satellite positioning system mode. The voice activity can be determined by using voice activity detector in at least one of the communication devices.09-03-2009
20090209282WIRELESS COMMUNICATION CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MOBILE OBJECTS - According to one aspect of wireless communication control apparatus and method for a mobile object according to the present invention, the wireless communication apparatus and method include the steps of: collecting communication-state information corresponding to positional information of the mobile object for each of a plurality of communication methods that are used to make a connection to a wireless communication device of the mobile object, and that can be selectively set in the wireless communication device; referring to the communication-state information corresponding to the positional information indicating a current position of the mobile object, and selecting one communication method from among the plurality of communication methods that can be selectively set in the wireless communication device; and setting, in the wireless communication device, control information used for communications based on the selected communication method.08-20-2009
20080261649Radio communication apparatus and method - A radio communication apparatus compatible with a plurality of communication systems and application services comprises a radio transmitting/receiving unit for transmitting and receiving a radio signal, signal processing circuit for executing part of digital signal processing which may be executed when a radio signal is transmitted or received, first processors connected to the signal processing circuit for at least executing communication control related to connection between the radio communication apparatus and the communication systems, and an application program related to the application services, and second processors connected to the signal processing circuit for at least executing another part of the digital signal processing, and control of the signal processing circuit, the amount of processing of the second processors being greater than the amount of processing of the first processors, the processing concerning the executing unit.10-23-2008
20080261648Wireless Communication Terminal Apparatus and Computer Readable Medium Therefor - A wireless communication terminal apparatus having a radio section that performs switching between a first communication system and a second communication system to execute wireless communication by a shared antenna, and a control section for controlling the wireless communication executed by the radio section, wherein the control section monitors an incoming call in the second communication system during communication by the first communication system, when the incoming call is detected, the control section switches from the first communication system to the second communication system for a predetermined first time in which communication by the first communication system is not disconnected, and after the predetermined first time elapses, the control section switches from the second communication system to the first communication system to resume the communication by the first communication system.10-23-2008
20090239576METHODS FOR PROCESSING APPARATUS ORIGINATED COMMUNICATION REQUEST AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUSES UTILIZING THE SAME - A communication apparatus is provided. A first subscriber identity card camps on a first cell belonging to a first wireless network via at least one radio transceiver module. A second subscriber identity card camps on a second cell belonging to a second wireless network via the radio transceiver module. A memory device stores information indicating at least one discount period of the first wireless network and at least one discount period of the second wireless network. A processor receives an apparatus originated communication request with a destination address, determines whether a current time falls within the discount period of the first wireless network or the discount period of the second wireless network, and establishes a wireless communication with a peer device of the received destination address through one of the first cell or the second cell in response to the fallen discount period.09-24-2009
20120077541Mobile Phone Device Capable of Changing to Different Network Standards and Realizing Method - A mobile phone device includes: a mobile phone body circuit board, which is provided with slots of a predetermined interface, and modular wireless processing modules with different network standards, which are provided with pins of the predetermined interface; when one network standard is used, the pins of the modular wireless processing module utilizing the network standard are plugged into the slots of the mobile phone body circuit board, and the communications between the circuit board and the modular wireless processing module are carried out by the predetermined interface; when the network standard is changed, the modular wireless processing module corresponding to other network standards is plugged instead into the slots of the predetermined interface in the mobile phone body circuit board. Users can change the different network standards, simply, easily and quickly, and the cost that manufacturers design mobile phones and users change networks is reduced.03-29-2012
20120077540Dual Mode Mobile Terminal Access To A Wireless Communication Network - Providing a simpler mechanism to connect a dual mode mobile terminal to a wireless communication network. This is achieved by a method of connecting a dual mode mobile terminal to a wireless communication network using a mobile attachment mode or a fixed attachment mode. A first step (S03-29-2012
20090221322METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR LINE SELECTION IN A COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Embodiments of an apparatus and methods for selecting a communication line from two or more lines on a communication device are described herein. The communication device comprises a display module, an input module, a line selection module, and a communication module for making a call over a network to a target recipient. In one broad aspect, upon detecting initiation of the call to the target recipient, a determination of which of the communication lines is a communication line most frequently used on the mobile device is made in the selection of a communication line accessible at the communication device on which an outgoing call may be placed.09-03-2009
20090221323METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR LINE SELECTION IN A COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Embodiments of an apparatus and methods for selecting a communication line from two or more lines on a communication device are described herein. The communication device comprises a display module, an input module, a line selection module, and a communication module for making a call over a network to a target recipient. In one broad aspect, a determination of which of the communication lines is a communication line associated with the one of two or more message addresses at which a message is received is made in the selection of a communication line accessible at the communication device on which an outgoing call may be placed.09-03-2009
20090239574POWER MANAGEMENT FOR MULTIMODE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A multimode wireless communication device comprising a Wi-Fi module, a cellular communication module, and an integrated power management module is described. The integrated power management module or power management means is configured to manage power for the Wi-Fi module and the cellular communications module. The integrated power management module comprises a Wi-Fi power save mode, a Wi-Fi sleep mode, a Wi-Fi power down mode, a cellular power save mode, and a cellular low power mode. In the Wi-Fi power save mode a timer switches the Wi-Fi module between a Wi-Fi power save awake state and a Wi-Fi power save sleep state.09-24-2009
20090258670DUAL-MODE PHONE AND CALLING METHOD - A dual-mode phone includes a mobile phone antenna, a mobile phone module, a WLAN antenna, a WLAN module, a processing module, a memory, and a user interface. The processing module sets a communication mode of the dual-mode phone. The memory stores the communication mode and a phone book, wherein the phone book includes a plurality of mobile phone numbers, a plurality of WLAN phone addresses, mapping relationships between the plurality of mobile phone numbers and the plurality of WLAN phone addresses, and statuses of dual-mode phones corresponding to the plurality of WLAN phone addresses. The user interface receives an input phone number. The processing module further determines if the input phone number is a mobile phone number, determines if the mobile phone number has a mapping WLAN phone address, and calls the mapping WLAN phone address via the WLAN module.10-15-2009
20090047992ELECTRONIC WIRELESS HAND HELD MULTIMEDIA DEVICE - An electronic wireless hand held multimedia device includes a microprocessor and more than one wireless transceiver modules enabling wireless communications over a variety of standards, including Cellular (e.g., GSM, CDMA, GPRS, 3G), 802.11 (e.g., WLAN), and short range (e.g., Bluetooth, infrared, RFID), for the retrieval, processing and delivery of multimedia data to/from remote data resources (e.g., Internet, servers). The hand held device can include any of: a touch sensitive display screen configured to display multimedia data including video, text and GPS maps, and accept user input; a cartridge reader configured to exchange data with an electronic cartridge; a GPS module configured to operate with mapping resources and provide location information and GPS mapping; a mobile payment module enabling mobile payments via a variety of billing arrangements; a security module enabling protected data management and communications security; a video camera enabling the capture, storage, processing and transmission of video and pictures.02-19-2009
20090047991AUTOMATICALLY ENABLING AND DISABLING WIRELESS NETWORKS - A portable electronic device includes a first wireless interface based on a first wireless technology, said first wireless interface operative to establish a two-way wireless communication link, a second wireless interface based on a second wireless technology different from the first wireless technology, said second wireless interface operative to establish a two-way wireless communication link, and a discovery circuit operatively coupled to the first wireless interface and the second wireless interface. The discovery circuit is operative to use the first wireless interface to identify wireless capabilities of at least one other device, and to enable or disable the second wireless interface based on the detected capabilities of the at least one other device.02-19-2009
20100184459COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - It is possible to provide a radio communication terminal and a communication control method which can reduce the time of a out-of-cell state and perform reselection while continuing a wait operation. A mobile telephone (07-22-2010
20100261501MULTIPLE FREQUENCY BAND INFORMATION SIGNAL FREQUENCY BAND CONVERSION - A wireless device includes processing circuitry and a Radio Frequency (RF) receiver section. The processing circuitry determines a set of information signals for receipt, the set of information signals carried by a RF Multiple Frequency Bands Multiple Standards (MFBMS) signal having a plurality of information signal frequency bands. The processing circuitry determines a shift frequency based upon the determination. the RF receiver section receives the RF MFBMS signal and down-converts the RF MFBMS signal by the shift frequency to produce a baseband/low Intermediate Frequency (BB/IF) MFBMS signal. The processing circuitry then extracts data from the set of information signals of the BB/IF MFBMS signal.10-14-2010
20090017865MAKING CALLS USING THE PREFERRED NETWORK - A portable electronic device includes call circuitry operable to establish a communication link over a plurality of different communication networks, and a logic circuit operatively coupled to said call circuitry. The logic circuit operative to automatically select a communication network of the plurality of different communication networks prior to establishing the communication link, said selection based on a predefined user preference.01-15-2009
20110059768COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF COMMUNICATING TRANSMISSIONS - A communication device including a first transceiver arranged to communicate transmissions based upon a first communications protocol, a second transceiver arranged to communicate transmissions based upon a second communications protocol that is different from the first communication protocol, an antenna connected to the first transceiver and to the second transceiver and arranged to communication transmissions for the first transceiver and the second transceiver, and a controller arranged to prioritize simultaneous communication of a transmission of the first transceiver and a transmission of the second transceiver based upon signal strength of transmissions of the first transceiver into either a higher prioritized transmission or a lower prioritized transmission and arranged to allow communication of the higher prioritized transmission.03-10-2011
20080214231Tiered Wireless, Multi-Modal Access System and Method - A wireless, multi-modal access device and system adapted to integrate a number of communications networks operating in differing communication modes to facilitate transfer of communication links during a communication session to promote efficient use of the communication networks. The system includes a plurality of Universal Multi-Modal Access Devices UMMAD that are capable of operating at different frequencies and different protocols (TDMA, AMPS, CDMA, GSM, PCS etc) to communicate with any one of a number of Wide Bandwidth Gateways (WBG), which are each capable of communication using one or more of the protocols. The communication links may be switched from one WBG to another or from one protocol to another during a communication session to continue the session under the control of a Universal System Traffic Controller. Numerous other applications of the UMMADs for unique identification and e-commerce are disclosed.09-04-2008
20100227641MOBILE RADIO COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE CONFIGURATION - There is provided a mobile radio communications device 09-09-2010
20100144385TWO-MODE MOBILE TELEPHONE TERMINAL CAPABLE OF AUTOMATICALLY AND COMPLETELY DISABLING THE RADIO TRANSMISSION OF ITS INTERFACE INTENDED FOR A WIRELESS GLOBAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK - This two-mode mobile telephone terminal (T) comprises a first interface (GI) intended to connect it to a wireless global telecommunications network (PLMN), a second interface (WI) intended to connect it to a wireless local area telecommunications network (WLAN), and a control unit (CU) for receiving, from the second interface (WI), a signal (S06-10-2010
20100210300COMMUNICATION DEVICE COMPRISING A BATTERY AND A NEAR-FIELD COMMUNICATION MODULE - A mobile telecommunication device including at least one telecommunication circuit; at least one subscriber identification module; at least one assembly including at least one supply battery; and a switch of selection between a power supply of the subscriber identification module by the assembly and by the telecommunication circuit according to the presence or not of a near-field communication module in the assembly.08-19-2010
20130217437Mobile Terminal with Routing Function for Supporting Multiple-Mode Access and Implementation Method Thereof - The present disclosure discloses a mobile terminal with routing function for supporting multiple-mode access and implementation method thereof, which includes: an Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) interface module is utilized for accessing ADSL wired broadband signals, a Third Generation (3G) interface module is utilized for accessing wireless broadband signals, a Wireless Fidelity (WIFI) module is utilized for establishing wireless local area network, a main control module establishes a first data transmission channel for connecting with the ADSL interface module, establishes a second data transmission channel for connecting with the 3G interface module, and controls the WIFI module to access the first data transmission channel or the second data transmission channel. According to the technical solutions of the present disclosure, realize the conversion from the wireless broadband signals or the wired ADSL signals to the WIFI signals, and therefore support multiple external terminals to access the network.08-22-2013
20130217438Method and device for processing incoming message of multimode controller, and multimode controller - The disclosure relates to a method and device for processing an incoming message of a multimode controller, and a multimode controller, wherein the method includes: a multimode controller receives the incoming message from an abutting network element, and parsing the incoming message to construct an N-primitive message; a service standard type of the incoming message is obtained according to the N-primitive message; and the N-primitive message is processed according to the service standard type. By adding a protocol enhancement module, which obtains a service standard type of a message, between an SCCP protocol module and standard RNSAP protocol modules, the disclosure assists the SCCP protocol module and the RNSAP protocol modules in correctly and quickly establishing a corresponding relationship, saves software maintenance cost, makes up shortages of current SCCP and RNSAP protocols when supporting the multimode controller, and realizes to a function of processing signalling according to standards. Furthermore, when being only configured as a single mode or presenting in the manner of multimode, the multimode controller needs not to be modified functionally, and can accurately forward a signalling to a corresponding standard of wireless network control service layer to process.08-22-2013
20100210299MULTI MODE RADIO FREQUENCY TRANSCEIVER FRONT END CIRCUIT - A front end circuit for coupling an antenna to a first radio frequency (RF) transceiver and a second RF transceiver is contemplated. The RF transceivers have a signal input, a signal output, a receive enable line and a transmit enable line. In addition to an antenna port, the front end circuit has a first power amplifier and a first low noise amplifier both coupled to first RF transceiver, and a second power amplifier and a second low noise amplifier both coupled to the second RF transceiver. The front end circuit includes a matching network that couples the power amplifiers and the low noise amplifiers, the various outputs and inputs thereof being common.08-19-2010
20090075690APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MAKING MEASUREMENTS IN MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM USER EQUIPMENT - A method and apparatus for selecting cells in a mobile telecommunications system, the system comprising a network of a plurality of cells of a Universal Mobile Telecommunications Systems (UMTS) and a network of a plurality of cells of a second Radio Access Technology (RAT), the method comprising, at a user equipment device: when in UMTS mode, flagging in a neighbouring cell list stored on the user equipment device information for a cell of a second RAT which is known to be unsuitable for selection. Information from the neighbouring cell list information for the flagged cell may be removed, in particular for a limited period of time.03-19-2009
20110111791REMOTE CONTROL OF MOBILE RADIO SYSTEM THROUGH PORTABLE RADIO SYSTEM - A radio communications system (05-12-2011
20100222097System and Method for Security on a Mobile Device using Multiple Communication Domains - A mobile device and a method for providing security to a mobile device having two or more communication domains is provided. The mobile device receives a communication service request. The communication domain of the communication service request is determined, the request domain being one of the two or more communication domains of the mobile device. A set of applicable restrictions is then determined from a list of communication restrictions comprising restrictions on use of services of the mobile device for each of the two or more communications domains. These applicable restrictions are then applied to the communication service request by the mobile device.09-02-2010
20090275360HYBRID MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD OF ACQUIRING SYSTEM FOR DATA SERVICE IN HYBRID MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A hybrid mobile communication terminal includes a mode setting unit which sets a High Data Rate (HDR) power save mode and an indicator indicating the HDR power save mode when data service cannot be provided through a CDMA2000 1x EVDO (Evolution Data Only) system; and a data communication unit which attempts to acquire a CDMA2000 1x system or the EVDO system according to whether the indicator has been set by the mode setting unit. A method for acquiring a system for data service includes: setting an HDR power save mode and an indicator indicating the HDR power save mode when the data service cannot be provided through the EVDO system; determining whether the indicator has been set upon acquiring a system for the data, service; and attempting to acquire the 1x system or the EVDO system according to whether the indicator has been set.11-05-2009
20090221325SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PEER-TO-PEER COMMUNICATION IN CELLULAR SYSTEMS - Systems and methods are provided for delivering both PMP communications, for example standard cellular communications via a base station, and also delivering P2P communications, for example, communications between two mobile stations, using the same spectral resources for both types of communication.09-03-2009
20080311951Methods and Apparatus for Supplying Alternative Contact Information in a Communication System - A technique for supplying alternative contact information when a communication attempt is unsuccessful is described. The technique comprises receiving an inquiry that includes an indication of an unsuccessful communication attempt and an identifier or address for the target of the failed communication attempt. Next, it is determined whether the identifier or address is associated with a group. If so, a response is generated, the response including one or more other identifiers or addresses associated with the group. Finally, the generated response is transferred in response to the inquiry.12-18-2008
20090111508HANDHELD COMMUNICATION DEVICE HAVING DUAL OPERATING MODES - A handheld communication device having dual operating modes includes a casing, a display and a keyboard. The casing is formed with an accommodating trough. One side of the accommodating trough is provided with a first connecting port. Further, the casing is provided thereon with a receiver. The display is sealed to cover on the accommodating trough and is displaceable with respect to the casing. The keyboard is detachably received in the accommodating trough. One side of the keyboard is provided with a second connecting port for insertion to correspond to the first connecting port. The keyboard is provided with an emitter for transmitting wireless signals to the receiver and a battery module for providing the necessary power of the emitter. Via the mutual insertion and disconnection between the second connecting port and the first connecting port, wired and wireless operating modes can be switched.04-30-2009
20130130739PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD - An object of the present invention is to provide a portable electronic device and A method of controlling, all of which are capable of efficiently selecting a communication processing unit. The portable electronic device includes: a first communication processing unit conforming to a first communication scheme; a second communication processing unit conforming to a second communication scheme; a third communication processing unit conforming to a third communication scheme; and a control unit. When data communication is performed, the control unit controls each processing unit so as to preferentially use the first communication processing unit, the second communication processing unit, and the third communication processing unit in this order. In a case in which a network is disconnected while data communication is being performed by the second communication processing unit, the control unit executes control so as to continue the data communication by the third communication processing unit.05-23-2013
20100304782METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COORDINATING PROTOCOL STACK ENTITIES TO SHARE SINGLE RADIO RESOURCE - The invention discloses a method for coordinating protocol stack entities to share a single radio resource, executed by a processor of a mobile station, including the step of: after a first protocol stack entity for a first subscriber identity card enters a TALKING mode or enables a dial-up service, forcing a second protocol stack entity for a second subscriber identity card to release the radio resource or suspend utilization of the radio resource, and enabling the radio resource to be utilized to perform requisite operations or procedures of the TALKING mode or the dial-up service.12-02-2010
20100304784System and Method for Placing a Mobile Telephone Call on a Secondary Network - A system and method for placing cellular toll calls over a secondary network to allow a subscriber to save money or realize some other advantage. Either a small software package can be downloaded to a mobile user's telephone to act as an interface into the service or the internet can be used with a wireless application protocol (WAP) using a WAP browser on the mobile telephone. A manager station operated by a third party (generally not the cellular network owner nor the secondary network owner) can receive request calls for cellular users to place toll calls. In a particular embodiment, the software in the user's mobile telephone can transmit the number desired to be called via a mobile data service like GPRS or WAP over GPRS to the manager station. Any method of transmitting this number is within the scope of the present invention including a direct mobile telephone call to the manager station. The manager station can then place two outgoing calls over the secondary network, the first to the called number, and the second a callback to the originating mobile telephone. The called number can be either a mobile or fixed station. When each of the two outgoing calls is set up, the manager can connect or conference the two calls together. The number of calls is not limited to two. After the calls are connected, the manager can track of billing for the service using methods known in the art.12-02-2010
20100279733NETWORKING APPLICATION - A networking system for a mobile communication device. The system comprises a connection module for establishing a connection with a remote device using any of a plurality of communication protocols and a protocol selector for selecting a communication protocol from the plurality of communications protocols for use in attempting establishment of the connection. Each of the plurality of communications protocols have a pre-determined priority, and the selection means is configured to select a first of the protocols according to its priority. The connection module may be configured to establish the further connection in response to receipt of the request.11-04-2010
20100279732Squaring Loss Inhibition for Low Signal Levels in Positioning Systems - Embodiments related to acquisition, detection, and processing of a high-frequency signal in a global positioning system are described and depicted.11-04-2010
20090061925Accessing subscribed content with a mobile computing device - A mobile computing device has a radio frequency transceiver and a processing circuit. The radio frequency transceiver is configured to communicate over a wireless network with a remote server. The processing circuit is configured to receive subscribed content from the remote server. The processing circuit is configured to determine a status of at least one local system resource and to determine whether to proceed with accessing the subscribed content based on the status.03-05-2009
20130137481APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SIM CARD IN WIRELESS TERMINAL - An apparatus and method for controlling a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card in a wireless terminal is provided. The apparatus includes a plurality of communication units, a plurality of SIM card socket units, a switching unit and a controller. The communication units are configured to perform communication through different communication networks. The switching unit is configured to couple the communication units to the SIM card socket units. The controller is configured to control the switching unit to couple one of the communication units to one of the SIM card socket units based on a type of a SIM card inserted into the SIM card socket unit.05-30-2013
20130143619MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, MODE SWITCHING METHOD, AND NETWORK SWITCHING METHOD - In order to input/output only necessary information in accordance with the form of application, a mobile phone includes: a wireless circuit 06-06-2013
20100184460Arrangement and Method Relating to Connection of Mobile Stations - The present invention relates to an arrangement supporting dual mode operation or communication with a core network node using a first and a second mode via a first and a second interface respectively. It comprises parameter handling means adapted to collect or receive first parameters comprising configurable traffic load related parameters and second parameters comprising current network traffic dependent parameters. It also comprises selecting means comprising calculating means adapted to use the configurable parameters and the current parameters of the parameter handling means to select the first or the second mode as operation mode for a connection of a mobile station to the core network.07-22-2010
20110130167METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCESSING A NETWORK SERVICE - A method and apparatus for initiating a call are disclosed. For example, the method receives via a tri-mode mobile endpoint device a request for initiating a call and a selection of an access mode from a user, wherein the tri-mode mobile endpoint device is capable of operating in a cellular mode, a Wi-Fi mode, and a wire-based mode for initiating the call. The method then provides the call using the selection of the access mode.06-02-2011
20110117956INDUSTRIAL RADIO DEVICE WITH UNIFIED PROGRAMMING INTERFACE AND METHODS - A radio device includes a radio programming interface eliminating specific dependency between a host application module and a radio module for operation of the radio in a specified communication protocol. Methods of operating the radio device are also disclosed wherein requests and responses communicated between the host application module and radio module are validated and parsed into valid data packets for effective communication, even when the host application and the radio module were not specifically designed for one another.05-19-2011
20100137023Mobile Communication Terminal and Control Method Thereof - A mobile communication terminal in accordance with the present invention includes a first wireless communication unit 06-03-2010
20110086667RADIO COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A challenge to be met by the present invention is to provide a radio communication apparatus that enables prevention of a drop in antenna gain, which would otherwise arise when an apparatus main body is placed on a metal plate, such as a metallic desk, at low cost. A second antenna element (04-14-2011
20110212746REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION OF WIRELESS DEVICES - Described in example embodiments herein are techniques that combine at least two network (communication) technologies (such as protocols, signaling methods, etc.) and limit when a wireless device employs one of the technologies. In an example embodiment, a passive technology, such as a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, can be employed to determine whether a certain network technology is available.09-01-2011
20090093270Mobile Radio Module for Multiband-Multimode Operation - A module for a mobile radio device is proposed, whose central element is a multiswitch MS, which, as desired, can connect outputs for transmission and/or reception branches SZ, EZ of different mobile radio systems to an antenna ANT. The module is suitable for a multiband operation and, optionally, additional multimode operations and includes at least one pair of outputs for transmission and reception branches of a frequency duplexed mobile radio system. Between each output of the multiswitch and the antenna, a matching element is provided, which allows an electrical matching of the branches to be connected to it. The duplex operation is carried out via separate transmission and reception filters, or on the switch via separate outputs for transmission and reception branches.04-09-2009
20100016013Method And Apparatus For Transmitting Data Between Radio Equipment And Radio Equipment Controls - Radio equipment (RE) is shared so as to use a plurality of types of radio signals, and data (IQ data) of the plurality of types of radio signals and monitoring control data are variably arranged in a frame for transmitting and receiving data between the RE and radio equipment controls (RECs). A plurality of types of data are simultaneously transmitted and received by one communication link between the RE and the RECs.01-21-2010
20100261500MULTIPLE FREQUENCY BAND MULTIPLE STANDARD INFORMATION SIGNAL MODULAR BASEBAND PROCESSING MODULE - A wireless device includes processing circuitry and Radio Frequency (RF) receiver and transmitter sections. An antenna transmits and receives a Radio Frequency (RF) Multiple Frequency Bands Multiple Standards (MFBMS) signal having a plurality of RF information signals within respective information signal frequency bands. The receiver/transmitter sections down-convert/up-convert between the RF MFBMS signal and a corresponding baseband/low Intermediate Frequency (BB/IF) information signal based upon at least one shift frequency. During receipt, the processing circuitry enables a set of information signal modules corresponding to the set of information signals to service receipt and extraction of data from the set of BB/IF information signals using the enabled set of information signal modules. During transmission, the processing circuitry enables a set of information signal modules corresponding to the set of information signals and produces an outgoing BB/IF MFBMS signal. The processing circuitry further determines the at least one shift frequency, which varies over time.10-14-2010
20100056202System, Apparatus and Methods for Accelerating Initial Entry in Multi-Carrier Wireless Deployment - Systems and methods for providing an efficient network entry for a mobile station in RF communications systems with fully configured and partially configured carriers are described. A distinguishing parameter for fully configured carriers is determined. A mobile station receives a carrier and determines whether a fully configured carrier has been received. The mobile station performs synchronization with a base station using the detected fully configured carrier and completes a network entry procedure. In one method embodiment, the distinguishing parameter is a unique preamble characteristic. In another method embodiment, the fully configured carrier frequency is part of messages broadcast by both the fully configured and partially configured carriers. In yet another method embodiment, the carrier raster for fully configured carriers is distinguishable from the carrier raster for partially configured carriers. Latency is reduced for the network entry process for the mobile stations.03-04-2010
20100062800WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS USING MULTIPLE RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES SIMULTANEOUSLY - In one embodiment, a wireless device communicates an uplink data stream to a wireless network using two radio access technologies (RATs) simultaneously. The wireless device has a host controller unit that segments the uplink data stream and provides each of the segmented portions to either a first baseband module corresponding to a first RAT or a second baseband module corresponding to a second RAT. The first baseband module modulates the data that it receives using the first RAT and provides the modulated data to a first radio frequency (RF) module. The second baseband module modulates the data that it receives using the second RAT and provides the modulated data to a second RF module. The first and second RF modules convert the modulated data to RF and provide the RF signals to first and second antennas, respectively. In alternative embodiments, more than two RATs are used simultaneously for communications.03-11-2010
20100056201SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND CIRCUIT OPERATION METHOD - There is a need for reducing a chip footprint of a multimode-compatible semiconductor integrated circuit. A reception-based analog front-end unit converts a first RF reception signal according to a first communication system and a second RF reception signal according to a second communication system into a first reception-based analog base band signal having a large signal band and a second reception-based analog base band signal having a small signal band, respectively. An oversampling analog-to-digital converter generates first and second reception-based digital base band signals. A first digital filter is used for a decimation process on the first and second reception-based digital base band signals in common with each other. Second digital filters perform a down-sampling process to generate the first reception-based digital base band signal having the large first sampling rate. Third digital filters perform a down-sampling process to generate the second reception-based digital base band signal having the small second sampling rate.03-04-2010
20100062801DUAL-STANDBY MOBILE TERMINAL AND COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR THE SAME - A dual-standby mobile terminal and communication method for the same are disclosed. The dual-standby mobile terminal includes first and second communication modules enabling simultaneous connection to different wireless communication networks. The first communication module sends, upon making a transition to conversation mode, a notification indicating a transmit frequency to be used in conversation mode. The second communication module sends a change request for the transmit frequency when for a fundamental frequency of the notified transmit frequency is equal to that of a receive frequency used in standby mode after reception of the notification. The first communication module performs, upon reception of the change request, a conversation mode operation with a newly selected transmit frequency.03-11-2010
20110070921MULTIMODE MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH CONFIGURATION UPDATE CAPABILITY - A system and method in a multimode mobile communication device for providing communication configuration update capability. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise establishing a first communication link characterized by a first communication mode of a plurality of communication modes in which the multimode communication device is capable of communicating. Such a first communication link may, for example, be established utilizing a first communication interface module. Communication configuration (or profile) information for a second communication mode may be received over the first communication link. The communication configuration information for the second communication mode may then be utilized to configure the mobile communication device to perform communications in the second communication mode (e.g., utilizing a second communication interface module).03-24-2011
20110070920METHOD FOR A PHONE WITH CONTENT PROJECTOR - Our method covers a phone with a content projector that has two SIM cards, two cameras and 01 SD card. Our method can project movie content from an SD card loaded movie on the projector.03-24-2011
20100331040MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, DISPLAY METHOD FOR THE SAME, AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - Provided is a mobile communication terminal wherein the kind of a communication system scheduled to be used for next communication can be distinguished obviously at a glance.12-30-2010
20100311464WIRELESS COMMUNICATION UNIT, BASEBAND MODULE, RADIO FREQUENCY MODULE, WIRELESS TERMINAL AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - A wireless communication unit has two or more communication modes including one or more mobile phone mode, in which mobile phone mode the wireless communication unit is able to transmit or receive wireless signals via an antenna from and/or to a mobile phone network in accordance with a communication protocol. The unit includes a baseband module and a radiofrequency module. A radiofrequency interface of the baseband module is connected to the radiofrequency module, for receiving and/or transmitting baseband signals from and/or to the radiofrequency module. The radiofrequency module includes a baseband interface, for receiving and/or transmitting the baseband signals to the baseband module and an antenna interface (AI) connectable to an antenna for receiving and/or transmitting radiofrequency signals from and/or to the antenna. A clock system is connected to the radiofrequency interface and the baseband interface. The clock system can provide a clock signal with a clock rate of to the radiofrequency interface and the baseband interface in one or more of the one or more mobile phone modes.12-09-2010
20100304786Method and Apparatus for Handling Carriers - A method for handling carriers in a user equipment (UE) of a wireless communication system is disclosed. The wireless communication system supports Carrier Aggregation (CA) such that the UE is able to perform transmission and/or reception through multiple carriers. The method includes steps of configuring a plurality of carriers, and deactivating a carrier of the plurality of carriers according to a verification result.12-02-2010
20100304783SPEECH-DRIVEN SYSTEM WITH HEADSET - A speech-directed system for doing tasks utilizing human speech includes a headset including a microphone for capturing user speech from a user and a speaker for playing audio to a user. A speech recognition component is resident on the headset and operable for converting the user speech to data in a data format. A WPAN radio component is resident on the headset and is configured for converting the user speech data from the data format into a protocol format. A host device is configured with a WPAN radio component for transceiving user speech data with the headset in the protocol format. A long range wireless network component that is resident on the host device couples with at least one remote device through a long range wireless network. The host device is operable for transceiving the user speech data with the remote device.12-02-2010
20100004020MOBILE TERMINAL AND COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPHING METHOD USING MULTIPLE MOBILE TERMINALS - A mobile terminal and composite photographing method using multiple mobile terminals are provided. The composite photographing method uses multiple mobile terminals. A master mobile terminal composes an incomplete composite photograph, generates a participant list of slave mobile terminals, and sends the incomplete composite photograph and participant list to a first slave mobile terminal in the participant list. The first slave mobile terminal receives the incomplete composite photograph and participant list, further composes the received composite photograph, determines whether the composed composite photograph is complete, sends, when the composed composite photograph is incomplete, the composed composite photograph to a second slave mobile terminal in the participant list, and sends, when the composed composite photograph is complete, the composed composite photograph to all mobile terminals having participated in composite photographing. Hence, several users at distinct locations can jointly produce a composite photograph.01-07-2010
20110151924METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING LAYERED WIRELESS NETWORKS - A capability is provided for supporting a layered wireless network. A method for supporting a service session for a wireless user device includes receiving a service request associated with the wireless user device, determining at least one characteristic of the service request, and selecting, using the at least one characteristic of the service request, one of a plurality of network layers available for supporting a service session for the service request. A network layer has a wireless access technology associated therewith and, optionally, also may have a core network technology associated therewith. The selection of the network layer for a service request may be performed within the network or performed at the wireless user device under the control of the network.06-23-2011
20120202561CDMA TRANSCEIVER WITH CDMA DIVERSITY RECEIVER PATH SHARED WITH TIME DUPLEXED RECEIVER - A wireless device including at least a first and second antenna and at least one processor may process signals received from a first wireless system (TD-SCDMA, GSM, TDD-LTE) exclusively on the first antenna, and may process signals received from a second wireless system (FDD, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE, TDMA) on the first and second antennas using receive diversity. According to aspects, the device may process signals transmitted from the first wireless system exclusively on the second antenna.08-09-2012
20120202560ANTENNA OPTIMIZATION DEPENDENT ON USER CONTEXT - Systems, apparatuses, devices, and methods for wireless communications are disclosed. A detection system is used to detect a usage mode or orientation of a wireless communication device. The usage mode or orientation is used to vary the radiation pattern of the antenna of the wireless communication device. By varying the radiation pattern based on the usage mode or orientation, battery life and the quality of transmission and reception can be increased, while the size and cost of the device can be reduced. Embodiments of the invention may be used in numerous applications, such as mobile phones, PDA's, and laptops.08-09-2012
20090111509Systems and methods for augmenting communications protocols - A method, computer program, and system for augmenting communications protocols. Communications are received with which at least one protocol is determined to be associated. The at least one protocol may be configured to control at least one of the communications. Parameters associated with the at least one protocol are identified. In turn, at least one rule is accessed that is based on the at least one protocol and the parameters. Subsequently, a user is provided with at least one communications-control option according to the at least one rule.04-30-2009
20080274765Interactive Control of Access to Services and Capabilities of a Mobile Device - A system device and method are provided which determine authorization for access to one or more services grouped together as a package of services without direct intervention of a wireless network provider or wired network access provider. This offers business proprietors, contractors for telecommunication services, service resellers, OEMs and service providers the ability to authorize users, particularly users of mobile communication terminals, hereafter referred to as the “Owner,” access to package services. In this way a large package of features and applications can be available to a mobile device, but access to those features and applications can be controlled by the Owner thus providing the Owner with control over expenses related to accessing those features and applications. It also provides the Owner the ability to secure and prevent unauthorized access to features and applications which could allow an unauthorized user access to sensitive data and equipment.11-06-2008
20080242345Application-Oriented and Intelligent Method for Switching Communication Modes of a Dual-Mode Communication Module - An application-oriented and intelligent method for switching communication modes of a dual-mode communication module is provided. Whether the application program utilizes location-based service is first confirmed. When the application program utilizes location-based service, said communication module is switched to the first communication mode. Otherwise, evaluation, about which one from both the first communication mode and the second communication mode is more beneficial for a user, is performed on the communication module, according to both an available bandwidth and quality of service provided by a communication mode and to both a power and a credit of utilizing communication functions of the communication module. At last, a result of the evaluation is utilized for determining which communication mode from both the first communication mode and the second communication mode to be utilized by the communication module.10-02-2008
20100279731Techniques for communications among access and core networks - Techniques for attaching a user device to a core network are disclosed. For example, a user device may send a request message to a wireless access network that requests attachment to a core network. In return, the user device receives a response message from the wireless access network that indicates whether the request is granted. The request message may include various information fields, such as a field to indicate an attachment type, a field to indicate an access point name, and a field to indicate a mobility mode capability of the device. The wireless access network may be an IEEE 802.16e WiMAX network and the core network may be a 3GPP enhanced packet core (EPC).11-04-2010
20080214232PLURAL NETWORK PROTOCOL WIRELESS TRANSMIT/RECEIVE UNIT - A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) communicates in a system which includes plural network protocols. The WTRU includes a circuit configured to make an initial communication request. A communication circuit establishes a communication link in response to the initial communication request in a first direction of communication and a second direction of communication. Circuitry determines a protocol preference for the first direction of communication and to establish communication in the first direction according to the protocol preference separately from communication in the second direction of communication. Circuitry determines a protocol preference for the second direction of communication and to establish communication in the second direction according to the protocol preference separately from communication in the first direction of communication. A circuit determines the availability of communication services optimal for communicating the user data in a different protocol from the protocol used as the communication link.09-04-2008
20120122518Multimode Communication Device with Shared Signal Path Programmable Filter - A multimode communication device with a shared signal path programmable filter and a method for utilizing a shared signal path programmable filter in a multimode communication device. Various aspects of the present invention comprise a first module adapted to receive a first communication signal (e.g., corresponding to a first communication protocol) and a second module adapted to receive a second communication signal (e.g., corresponding to a second communication protocol). A shared filter, communicatively coupled to the first and second modules, may be adapted to filter the first and/or second communication signals in accordance with a plurality of selectable sets of filter response characteristics (e.g., associated with the first and second communication protocols). A filter control module may be adapted to select a set of filter response characteristics from a plurality of such sets and program the shared filter to filter a communication signal in accordance with the selected set.05-17-2012
20110009161USING LO SHIFTING TO PREVENT A LOCAL TRANSCEIVER FROM INTERFERING WITH AN FM RADIO - A cellular telephone includes cellular telephone circuitry and an FM receiver. An FM signal being received is downconverted by a mixer. The downconverted signal is processed to generate an FM signal that is supplied to a digital IF filter. If a blocker emitted by the cellular telephone circuitry would interfere with receiving of the FM signal due to interaction of an LO harmonic with the blocker if a conventional LO frequency were used, then a different LO frequency is used. Subsequent processing of the downconverted FM signal (for example, by a digital complex conjugate selector and an IF rotator) results in the signal supplied to the digital IF filter having the same center frequency as the digital IF filter despite the use of the different LO frequency. In some embodiments, the LO is shifted by different amounts depending on cellular telephone mode and on the FM signal.01-13-2011
20110263291ACCESS STRATUM MANAGER - A multi-mode mobile communication device may include a processing device, a memory sub-system, a communication sub-system operable to communicate with the plurality of wireless access networks, and a protocol stack stored in the memory sub-system and executed by the processing device. The protocol stack may include a first access stratum, a second access stratum, a non-access stratum and an access stratum manager. The first access stratum may communicate with a first wireless access network via the communication sub-system. The second access stratum may communicate with a second wireless access network via the communication sub-system. The non-access stratum may communicate with a core network. The access stratum manager may interface the non-access stratum with the first and second access strata, and may be operable to activate the first access stratum to establish a communication link with the core network over the first wireless access network. The access stratum manager may be further operable to maintain the communication link between the non-access stratum and the core network while transferring the communication link from the first access stratum to the second access stratum.10-27-2011
20110021246RFIC with cellular and RFID functionality - An integrated circuit (IC) includes a baseband processing module and a radio frequency (RF) section. The baseband processing module is coupled to convert outbound data into amplitude modulation information and phase modulation information when the IC is in a cellular data mode and to convert an outbound radio frequency identification (RFID) signal into RFID amplitude modulation information when the IC is in an RFID mode. The RF section is coupled to generate an outbound RF data signal in accordance with the amplitude modulation information and the phase modulation information when the IC is in the cellular data mode and to generate an outbound RF RFID signal in accordance with the RFID amplitude information when the IC is in the RFID mode.01-27-2011
20110053638MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - A mobile terminal device includes a first communication module which performs first wireless communication according to a first communication system, a second communication module which performs second wireless communication according to a second communication system, a main controller which controls the first wireless communication module and the second wireless communication module, and the controller determines whether the first wireless communication should be continued in accordance with a condition of communication processing performed by the first wireless communication module.03-03-2011
20110053637UNIVERSAL RADIO CARD FOR WIRELESS DEVICES - A multi-band wireless system includes a wireless device and a detachable radio card. The wireless device includes an application processor, an electric interface, and an antenna. The detachable radio card can be mounted onto the electric interface. The detachable radio card includes a base band processor, a radio-frequency transceiver, a multi-band power amplifier module, and a radio controller.03-03-2011
20110117957SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CONVERGENT COMMUNICATIONS - Systems, devices and methods for convergence of a variety of communication sources are presented. More particularly, embodiments relate to a radio communications gateway device and associated methods, that is lightweight, small, portable, secure, and useful for converging communications via handheld radios to an internet protocol network having a variety of different available media. The device preferably has a weight under 15 pounds and sufficient interconnectability to be field-useful in a variety of situations.05-19-2011
20110256903SYSTEM, METHOD AND MOBILE DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING WIRELESS MODE INDICATORS - Embodiments relate to a mobile device comprising: a processor; a display responsive to the processor; a plurality of wireless communication subsystems responsive to the processor; and a memory. The memory is accessible to the processor and stores program code executable by the processor for executing a user interface application. The user interface application is configured to determine a first connection status of the mobile device with respect to a cellular network and a second connection status with respect to a wireless local area network (WLAN). The user interface application, when executed by the processor, is further configured to cause the display to display a selected combination of icons in three display fields in a banner area of the display. The combination of icons is selected from a plurality of icon combinations based on the determined first connection status and the second connection status.10-20-2011
20100323753SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING A REDUCED POWER AMPLIFIER TRANSMISSION MODE - A user equipment (UE) that supports multiple antenna transmission via multiple power amplifiers may operate in a reduced power amplifier (PA) mode. When operating in the reduced PA mode, a subset of the UE's power amplifiers are used to transmit uplink signals. A UE may send a preference signal to an e-Node B to request that the UE operate in the reduced PA mode.12-23-2010
20090203396MULTI-BAND RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) COMMUNICATION DEVICE USING A SINGLE ANTENNA - A GPS-enabled, multi-band wireless communication device (WCD) uses a single antenna for receiving global positioning system (GPS) signals and for transmitting and receiving radio frequency (RF) signals in plural RF communication bands. The RF communication bands can include the Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) band, cellular band and Personal Communication Service (PCS) band. To achieve single antenna convergence, the WCD includes an n-plexer, an RF bypass path and an RF switch. The n-plexer is coupled to a GPS receive path and to transmit and receive paths for a first RF communication band. The bypass path bypasses the n-plexer and carries a second RF communication band. A switch selectively couples the antenna to either the n-plexer or the bypass path, depending on which RF communication band is being used.08-13-2009
20120309452APPARATUS WITH RF TRANSCEIVER AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION MODULE - An apparatus includes an RFID transceiver, a processing module, and a wireless communication module. The RFID transceiver receives an RFID signal from a device and obtains communication information from the RFID signal. The processing module is operable to: determine a wireless communication protocol and device information from the communication information; receive an outbound data request; and generate outbound data in accordance with the outbound data request, wherein the outbound data includes at least a portion of the information. The wireless communication module converts outbound data into an outbound wireless signal in accordance with the wireless communication protocol.12-06-2012
20120309451CHIP CARD, AN ELECTRONIC SYSTEM, A METHOD BEING IMPLEMENTED BY A CHIP CARD AND A COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - The present invention relates to a chip card comprising: 12-06-2012
20090197637APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING SENSITIVITY OF DUAL-STANDBY PORTABLE TERMINAL - An apparatus and method for controlling Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) in a dual standby portable terminal according to communication modes are provided. The apparatus and method improve the received signal sensitivity of the receiving unit of the dual-standby portable terminal. The main controller generates an active control signal when a state of the main controller is switched from a reception standby mode to a call mode, and transmits the active control signal to a sub-controller. The sub-controller maintains a turned on state of an LNA under the control of the sub-controller, according to the active control signal.08-06-2009
20100190523METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSITIONING BETWEEN EVDO AND CDMA 1X SYSTEMS USING REDUNDANT DATA CALL BLOCKINGS - A method and apparatus of optimizing transitioning between EVDO and CDMA 1× systems in a hybrid access terminal, the method having the steps of: preventing a reconnect data call from being sent from the hybrid access terminal. The preventing step including checking whether a transition between an EVDO and a CDMA 1× system is successful; and if not blocking the data call, and/or checking whether an EVDO received signal strength indication is greater than or equal to a receiver sensitivity on the hybrid access terminal; and if yes, allowing the hybrid access terminal to connect to the EVDO system, and/or delaying a connection timer for connecting to the EVDO system and/or applying fast dormancy to the hybrid access terminal in an EVDO state.07-29-2010
20100190522METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR A MOBILE UNIT WITH DEVICE VIRTUALIZATION - A multi-context mobile unit includes a processor, a user interface coupled to the processor and configured to accept user input, a storage component coupled to the processor, and an input/output module coupled to the processor and configured to interact with at least one external network, wherein the processor is configured to selectively execute a plurality of virtual devices stored within the storage component in response to the user input, and wherein the plurality of virtual devices includes a first virtual device and a second virtual device having separate and isolated data access.07-29-2010
20110263290METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING HIBERNATION OF MULTI-MODE MOBILE TERMINAL - A method and apparatus minimize current consumption related to accessing a local network in a multi-mode mobile terminal. Current location information of the multi-mode mobile terminal is checked through a first communication module. A second communication module for a local network is turned-on when the current location information of the multi-mode mobile terminal corresponds to stored location information. And the second communication module is turned-off when a connection to the local network is interrupted and the current location information of the multi-mode mobile terminal does not correspond to the stored location information.10-27-2011
20100029324Versatile system for multimode, wireless communication receiver with ZIF and near-ZIF operations - An architecture for a receiver component in a wireless communications system is disclosed—one that supports both zero intermediate frequency (ZIF) and near-zero intermediate frequency (NZIF) operation. The architecture provides a down-conversion segment, and a local oscillator segment operatively associated with the down-conversion segment. An analog-to-digital conversion (ADC) segment is adapted to receive signals from the down-conversion segment and introduce the signals into a digital intermediate frequency (DIF) construct. The DIF construct performs a DC offset compensation or DC residue filtering on NZIF-based signals, and droop or mismatch compensation. Image removal is performed on NZIF-based signals, and DC offset compensation is performed on ZIF-based signals. Compensated signals are amplified to some nominal or desired level, and interpolation filtering of the amplified signals is performed prior to transmission thereof.02-04-2010
20120302286TECHNIQUES FOR ENHANCED CO-EXISTENCE OF CO-LOCATED RADIOS - Techniques for enhanced co-existence for co-located radios are described. A mobile computing device may comprise a first radio module operative to communicate wirelessly across a first link using a first set of communications channels, a second radio module operative to communicate wirelessly across a second link using a second set of communications channels, and a coordination module operative to receive information regarding operation of the first and second radio modules, and modify a communications parameter for the first or second radio module based on the received information. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.11-29-2012
20120302285Method, System, and Apparatus for Coexistence of Plurality of Communication Technologies in Communication Device - A method and system for enabling coexistence of a plurality of communication technologies in a communication device is provided. The method includes determining a time offset between a first communication event of a first communication technology of the plurality of communication technologies and a second communication event of a second communication technology of the plurality of communication technologies. The method further includes altering a first communication state of one or more of the first communication technology and the second communication technology to a second communication state based on one or more of the time offset and a plurality of parameters of one or more of the first communication technology and the second communication technology.11-29-2012
20120302284SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REUSING A SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE FOR MULTIPLE NETWORKS - A system for utilizing a SIM device for connecting and subscribing to a local network of local mobile server systems on an ad hoc basis is provided. The system includes a SIM device that has computer readable medium storing instructions that cause the SIM device to store credential data including an authentication key from the local mobile server systems on an ad hoc basis after the SIM device has left the manufacturer. A local network of a local mobile server systems allows a SIM device to connect and subscribe to the local network of local mobile service systems on an ad hoc basis. At the local network of local mobile service systems a subscription request is received and credential data from the local network to the SIM device is transmitted on an ad hoc basis after the SIM device has left the manufacturer.11-29-2012
20120302283WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A wireless communication device for a portable electronic device includes a plurality of wireless communication modules for processing a wireless signal according to a plurality of communication protocols, an antenna module for transmitting and receiving the wireless signal, and a radio-frequency switch circuit for determining which one of the plurality of wireless communication modules is electrically connected to the antenna module according to a switching signal. A transmission frequency band of the antenna module and an operation frequency band of the radio-frequency switch circuit cover a plurality of transmission frequency bands of the plurality of wireless communication modules.11-29-2012
20110065472Apparatus and method for an integrated multi-mode multi-band power amplifier - An apparatus and method for amplifying a transmission signals in multiple modes and multiple bands. The apparatus includes a tunable power amplifying module adapted to receive a plurality of signal types comprising multiple modes and multiple bands. The tunable power amplifying module includes a first and second power amplifier stages and a number of tunable matching networks configured to optimize an impedance value based on the mode and band of the signal to be amplified.03-17-2011
20100056200SOFTWARE-DEFINED RADIO CONFIGURATION - A system for configuring communication resources that are at least partially based upon reconfigurable software modules. An apparatus may utilize a plurality of transports for communication, wherein the transports are supported by one or more radio modules. The one or more radio modules may comprise hardware-based radio modules and software-defined radio (SDR) modules including a reconfigurable software element that allows the radio module to emulate the functionality of multiple hardware-based radios. In accordance with at least one embodiment of the present invention, SDR modules in an apparatus may formulate a communication configuration for use in communicating with another apparatus based on remote characteristic information (e.g., information corresponding to the apparatus with which communication is desired) and local characteristic information pertaining to the apparatus.03-04-2010
20090221320METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR BLUETOOTH TRANSPORT SHARING TO CARRY GPS OR OTHER TYPES OF DATA - Aspects of a method and system for Bluetooth transport sharing to carry GPS or other types of data are provided. A multi-standard Bluetooth enabled device may operate via integrated radios such as a GPS radio. The Bluetooth transport path may be shared to carry both Bluetooth data and non-Bluetooth data. The non-Bluetooth data may be converted to Bluetooth vendor specific packets using the assigned vendor specific commands. The Bluetooth vendor specific packets may be multiplexed with other Bluetooth HCI packets and communicate over the Bluetooth transport path. The Bluetooth vendor specific packets may be de-multiplexed based on the assigned vendor specific command and routed properly. Non-Bluetooth devices may be an on-chip and off-chip devices. The multi-standard Bluetooth enabled device may enable a downloadable driver to ensure communication with the off-chip devices. The Bluetooth transport path may be UART, USB, SPI, and/or I09-03-2009
20120040714Hand-Held Device Integrating Computer and Cell Phone and Method for Realizing the Same - The hand-held device integrating computer and cell phone and a method for realizing the same. The hand-held device includes: a computer mode processing module; a cell phone mode processing module; a shared storing module connected both to the computer mode processing module and cell phone mode processing module; a shared processing module connected to all of the computer mode processing module, cell phone mode processing module and shared storing module for responding to the selection of the user and enabling the computer mode processing module or cell phone mode processing module; and a power supply module for supplying working power to the computer mode processing module, cell phone mode processing module, shared processing module or shared storing module. By this way, the computer and cell phone are combined together to form a hand-held terminal device capable of being received into a pocket.02-16-2012
20110306386Mobile Device and Method - Systems, methods and a mobile device for using policy defined by the operator to control the interfaces on which data is sent and received by the device are provided. The policy can be dynamically updated by the operator, by pushing new policy to the device for implementation. The policy can define that the device should switch certain data between two or more available interfaces at certain times, or when certain data may be sent or received over a particular interface. The device may receive new policy from the operator in order to help with the operator's own operational objectives, such as traffic shaping or other traffic limitation to ease congestion or enforce service agreements. A policy implementing corresponding traffic limitation or shaping on the air interface between the mobile device and network base stations can be sent to the mobile device so as to reduce signaling congestion on the air-interface.12-15-2011
20090098903USING WIRELESS CHARACTERISTIC TO TRIGGER GENERATION OF POSITION FIX - A wireless characteristic of a wireless signal may be used to trigger generation of a position fix. A mobile computing device may include a wireless transceiver, a location determination circuit and a processing circuit. The wireless transceiver may be configured to receive a wireless signal over a short range wireless network from a wireless system. The processing circuit may be configured to detect a change in the wireless signal and, in response to the detected change, to generate a position fix using the location determination circuit.04-16-2009
20100304785ENHANCED INTERNAL ANTENNA ARCHITECTURE FOR A MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE - Various embodiments of an internal multi-band antenna architecture for a mobile computing device are described. An internal antenna architecture for a mobile computing device may include multiple antenna elements, including a first internal antenna element configured to operate in a downlink frequency sub-band of at least one frequency band for communication in a first mode, and a second internal antenna element configured to operate in an uplink frequency sub-band of the at least one frequency band for communication in the first mode. Other embodiments are described and claimed.12-02-2010
20090098905Multiband Radio Communication Device and Filter Activation Control Method - A multiband radio communication device according to the present invention comprises: a radio communication unit configured to transmit a first radio signal in a first frequency band and to receive a second radio signal in a second frequency band different from the first frequency band; a filter connected to the radio communication unit and configured to attenuate the first radio signal; a switch configured to disconnect the filter from the radio communication unit; a communication data determination unit configured to determine a condition of communication data transmitted or received via the radio communication unit; and a switch controller configured to operate the switch, on the basis of the condition of the communication data determined by the communication data determination unit.04-16-2009
20080242346Wireless communication device with programmable antenna system - A wireless communication device includes an integrated circuit (IC) and an antenna system. The IC includes a processing module and a transceiver section. The processing module establishes a wireless communication protocol, converts outbound data into an outbound symbol stream, converts an inbound symbol stream into inbound data, and establishes operational parameters. The transceiver section converts an inbound RF signal into the inbound symbol stream and converts the outbound symbol stream into an outbound RF signal. The antenna system provides a plurality of antenna structures corresponding to the plurality of operational modes of the wireless communication device, wherein the antenna system provides one of the plurality of antenna structures in accordance with the operational parameters to transceive the inbound and outbound RF signals.10-02-2008
20110098082METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SINGLE WEIGHT ANTENNA SYSTEM FOR HSDPA - In a RF communications system, aspects for single weight antenna system for HSDPA may comprise receiving HSDPA signals via a plurality of receive antennas and individually adjusting a phase of a portion of the received HSDPA signals via a single weight. The phase adjusted portion of the received HSDPA signals may be combined with at least one of the received HSDPA signals to generate combined HSDPA signals. At least one control signal may control the adjusting of the phase of the received HSDPA signals. Discrete phases may be communicated to adjust the phase of the portion of the received HSDPA signals, where the plurality of the discrete phases may range from zero radians to substantially 2π radians. Phase shift channel estimates may be generated during the identified time to determine the discrete phase. A desired phase may be generated from the phase shift channel estimates, and the single weight may be generated from the desired phase.04-28-2011
20110319129Data Rate in Mobile Communication Networks - A method of operating a mobile telecommunications device 12-29-2011
20110098081Mobile Terminal Device for Receiving Packet-Oriented Radio Signals - The present disclosure relates to a mobile terminal device for a mobile telecommunication system. The device comprises means for receiving a telephone call, means for receiving packet-oriented radio signals, and means for selecting at least one transmission service which is transmitted using the packet-oriented radio signals. The mobile terminal device is adapted to receive a signal regarding a time slot from the network of the mobile telecommunication system, the time slot being determined in accordance with the selected transmission service. During the at least one time slot the reception of the packet-oriented radio signal is suspended in order to receive a radio paging signal which signals a telephone call addressed to the mobile transmission device so that the mobile terminal device remains accessible to telephone calls during reception of the packet-oriented radio signals.04-28-2011
20120208591HIGH-FREQUENCY MODULE - In a high-frequency module, a first individual terminal in a switch IC is connected to a first filter and a third filter whose pass bands are far from each other. A low-pass-filter phase circuit including an inductor and a capacitor is connected between the first individual terminal and the first filter. A second individual terminal is connected to a second filter and a fourth filter whose pass bands are far from each other. A low-pass-filter phase circuit is connected between the second individual terminal and the second filter.08-16-2012
20120004013 METHOD FOR RECEIVING SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNALS OF A MOBILE RADIO NETWORK AND TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING DEVICE FOR MOBILE RADIO SIGNALS - In a method for receiving synchronization signals of a mobile radio network, communication takes place with a mobile radio network via a dedicated communication link, by using a transmitting/receiving device for mobile radio signals, and synchronization signals of another mobile radio network are received during a transmission gap in the dedicated communication link by using the transmitting/receiving device, the transmitting/receiving device not being set up for receiving signals of the other mobile radio network independently of the dedicated communication link. A transmitting/receiving device for mobile radio signals is configured to carry out the method.01-05-2012
20120009977METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA TRANSMISSION - The present invention provides a method and device for data transmission. The method for data transmission includes: when a base station supports multiple radio access technologies, determines radio access technologies respectively supported by RE's two ports, and transmits data corresponding to the radio access technologies respectively through the two ports. With the technical solutions provided in embodiments of the present invention, the base station can support multiple radio access technologies and transmit service data and control data corresponding to multiple radio access technologies.01-12-2012
20120015689Methods and Apparatus for Providing Manual Selection of a Communication Network for a Mobile Station - Methods and apparatus for providing manual selection of a communication network for a mobile station are described. A plurality of communication networks are identified by scanning a coverage area within which the mobile station is operating. A plurality of network identifiers corresponding to the plurality of communication networks are then retrieved from memory of a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) in accordance with an Enhanced Operator Name String (EONS) protocol. Preferably, each network identifier is retrieved based on a Mobile Country Code (MCC), a Mobile Network Code (MNC), and a Location Area Code (LAC). The plurality of network identifiers are visually displayed for user selection, and at least two of the network identifiers may be substantially the same. The user selected communication network is registered with and the network identifier associated with this network is visually displayed.01-19-2012
20100291966SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DROPPING AND ADDING AN AIR INTERFACE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A device and method for dropping an air interface is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises communicating over a first air interface and a second air interface, determining an operational parameter based at least in part on a characteristic of the first air interface, and dropping the second air interface based at least in part on the operational parameter. A device and method for adding an air interface is also disclosed. In one embodiment, the system comprises a processor configured to drop one of a plurality of concurrently established air interfaces and to subsequently determine that at least one predetermined criteria is met before attempting to add the air interface.11-18-2010
20090023470PORTABLE TELEPHONE AND COMMUNICATION MODE SETTING METHOD - To realize a portable telephone which can always receive the user information via a MBMS service. The portable telephone includes: an antenna for transmitting/receiving radio waves to and from a network; a wireless section for modulating/demodulating radio waves transmitted/received by the antenna; and a control section which has a function of analyzing and processing Layer 01-22-2009
20100093390Mobile Radio Device - The present invention provides a portable wireless device that allows for a reduction in size of a body thereof through effective use of space inside the body by suppressing gain degradation of antennae. The portable wireless device includes: a body; a first communication unit 04-15-2010
20100093391Multiple Data Services Over a Distributed Antenna System - The invention is directed to a method and system for supporting multiple time division duplexed (TDD) based wireless services or frequency division duplexed (FDD) wireless services on a Distributed Antenna System (DAS). A DAS can support a many wireless services, including voice and data services using the same physical equipment. TDD based services use a common clock signal to synchronize the components of the DAS for transmission and reception of TDD signals. In accordance with the invention, the DAS can include a GPS receiver which can extract a timing signal (such as a 1 pps signal) from a GPS signal and distribute the timing signal to any and all components of the DAS to enable synchronization of the components for transmitting and receiving TDD signals. The GPS receiver can be part of the interface that connects a TDD based service to the DAS or separate component of the DAS. In accordance with the invention, the DAS can distribute a reference clock signal to all of the components of the DAS in order to maintain zero frequency shift while manipulating with the carrier frequencies of the various wireless services carried by the DAS. In addition, and in accordance with the invention, two analog architectures for better integration between the services sources (BTS) and the DAS are disclosed.04-15-2010
20100093389RESPONDING TO A PAGING REQUEST FROM A GSM NETWORK BY SETTING UP THE CALL THROUGH A UMTS NETWORK - A mobile terminal includes a GSM transceiver, a UMTS transceiver, and a controller. The GSM transceiver communicates via a GSM radio communication interface. The UMTS transceiver communicates via a UMTS radio communication interface. The controller is configured to select and register with a UMTS cell provided by a UMTS radio network controller, to store UMTS cell data defining a snapshot of communication characteristics of the selected UMTS cell, to respond to having registered with the selected UMTS cell by monitoring a GSM control channel via the GSM transceiver for an incoming paging request transmitted by a GSM base station controller, and to respond to receipt of the paging request from the GSM base station controller by using the stored UMTS cell data to assist in setting up a corresponding call via the UMTS transceiver and the selected UMTS cell through the UMTS radio network controller and a UMTS core network.04-15-2010
20120315950DUAL MODE MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A dual mode mobile communication terminal includes a GSM antenna, a GSM radio frequency (RF) circuit, a baseband circuit, a CDMA antenna, and a CDMA RF circuit. The GSM antenna and the CDMA antenna receive and transmit GSM signals and CDMA signals respectively. The baseband circuit processes the GSM signals and the CDMA signals, and generates corresponding signals. The CDMA RF circuit includes a low noise amplifier (LNA). The baseband circuit controls the LNA according to the transmission power levels of the GSM signal to lower the strength of the GSM signal in the LNA, to reduce and prevent mutual or other interference between the GSM signal and the CDMA signal so as to provide high-quality CDMA signals.12-13-2012
20120122517ACCESS STRATUM MANAGER - A multi-mode mobile communication device includes a processing device, a memory sub-system, a communication sub-system operable to communicate with wireless access networks, and a protocol stack stored in the memory sub-system and executed by the processing device. The protocol stack includes a first access stratum, a second access stratum, a non-access stratum and an access stratum manager. The first access stratum communicates with a first wireless access network via the communication sub-system. The second access stratum communicates with a second wireless access network via the communication sub-system. The non-access stratum communicates with a core network. The access stratum manager interfaces the non-access stratum with the first and second access strata, and is operable to activate the first access stratum to establish a communication link with the core network over the first wireless access network.05-17-2012
20090131102MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, AND DATA RECEPTION METHOD - In order to transmit data via a plurality of types of communication networks in accordance with the communication environment at the time of data transmission, a mobile telephone, which is capable of being connected to a plurality of types of mobile communication networks, is provided with a detector for detecting the communication status of a mobile communication network based on a control signal transmitted from this mobile communication network; a storage unit for storing the detected communication status; an allocation unit for allocating data to each connected mobile communication network based on the amount of the data addressed to another communication apparatus and the stored communication status; and a transmitter for transmitting the data that has been allocated to each mobile communication network to the respective mobile communication networks.05-21-2009
20090131100DUAL-MODE DUAL-STANDBY PORTABLE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ENABLING COMMUNICATION BY SENSING THEREOF - A method for enabling communication by sensing of a dual-mode dual-standby (DMDS) portable communication apparatus. The DMDS portable communication apparatus includes a processing module, a first light-sensing module, a second light-sensing module, a first communication module and a second communication module. The first light-sensing module, the second light-sensing module, the first communication module and the second communication module are electrically connected with the processing module. The method includes the steps of: sensing by the first light-sensing module so as to transmit a first sensing signal to the processing module; sensing by the second light-sensing module so as to transmit a second sensing signal to the processing module; and correspondingly enabling the first communication module or the second communication module to enter a communication mode by the processing module according to the first sensing signal and/or the second sensing signal.05-21-2009
20090131101Method and System for Cellular Network Services and An Intelligent Integrated Broadcast Television Downlink Having Intelligent Service Control With Feedback - In an RF communication system, aspects for cellular network and intelligent integrated broadcast television downlink with intelligent service control with feedback may comprise a mobile terminal (MT) generating a request for media comprising a specified quality of service (QoS) to be delivered to the mobile terminal. The request may be sent via a cellular service. The QoS may be negotiated between the MT and the cellular service and/or a broadcast service, where the cellular service and/or the broadcast service may provide the requested media. The specified QoS may be determined based on, for example, a received channel condition. The media may be received by the MT via a single integrated cellular and VHF/UHF baseband processor, and the received media may be consumed by the MT. The broadcast service may comprise, for example, a cellular broadcast service and VHF/UHF broadcast services such as, for example, DVB, ISDB, ISDB terrestrial, and ATSC services.05-21-2009
20110183708RF INTEGRATED CIRCUIT WITH TRANSMITTER AND MULTIPURPOSE OUTPUT PORTS AND METHODS FOR USE THEREWITH - An RF integrated circuit (IC) includes a first IC port for coupling a first transmit signal in a first frequency band to at least one external device and a second IC port for coupling a second transmit signal in a second frequency band to the at least one external device. A transmitter module responds to outbound data to generate the first transmit signal in a first mode of operation and to generate the second transmit signal in a second mode of operation, wherein the transmitter module generates the first transmit signal and the second transmit signal in a selected one of a plurality of wireless telephony formats based on a control signal, and wherein the plurality of wireless telephony formats includes a GSM format and at least one non-GSM format.07-28-2011
20110183707Device and method for frequency conversion - The invention relates to a device and a method for frequency conversion of radio signals between a mobile terminal and a base station in a telecommunications network. The device comprises at least one transmitting device and receiving device for transmitting and/or receiving radio signals in different frequency bands, and at least one conversion unit for converting the radio signals from a first frequency band into a second frequency band. The device and the method enable a mobile terminal to communicate in a telecommunications network, even though the provided operating frequencies of the terminal differ from the frequencies with which the base station of the telecommunications network is operated.07-28-2011
20120129572MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A mobile communication device, a mobile communication method and an application manager are provided that can coordinate integration of the functionality of a new application relating to a communication service such a social networking communication service into pre-installed user interface application on the communication device. A mobile communication device is also provided that can update image data such as an avatar relating to a contact in a contact list based on the image data provided by a communication service. A mobile communication device is also provided that can determine whether the device is in a particular network and determine whether the device can access data relating to a service depending on whether the network is in a predetermined category.05-24-2012
20120231835Dual-mode digital mobile communication terminal enabling CDMA and GSM - A dual-mode digital mobile communication terminal enabling Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) is disclosed, in which a processing module functions as a core; both CDMA and GSM wireless modules can be controlled; functions of high performance Bluetooth, camera, and FM receiver, etc. can be expanded; program downloading, debugging information printing and radio calibration, etc. can be implemented in various application states under the two wireless standards, through a five-pin micro USB interface and an eight-pin micro USB interface which are reserved for users, and an optimal arrangement of a series of internal analog switches, use of the interface resources may be maximized and the interfaces may be simplified; further, in the disclosure, various voice application states, such as handheld, earphone, hand-free and bluetooth, can be switched from one to another seamlessly and smoothly; and the hardware compatibility of a dual-mode dual-standby machine enabling CDMA and GSM with a dual-mode single-standby machine enabling CDMA and GSM can be achieved.09-13-2012
20120315951Mobile Communication Device Providing N-Way Communication Through A Plurality Of Communication Devices - A device may provide N-Way communication through multiple communication services. The device may receive user data from a user interface and incoming data from a communication interface. The incoming data may be received through a first communication service. The device may combine the user data and incoming data, including through any combination of encoding or decoding processes. The device may also send the combined data using the communication interface, such as through a second communication service. The device may also receive first incoming data through a first communication service and second incoming data through a second communication service. The device may combine the first incoming data and second incoming data for display on a user interface or to send across a third communication service.12-13-2012
20120214543MULTIPLE FREQUENCY BAND INFORMATION SIGNAL FREQUENCY BAND CONVERSION - A wireless device includes processing circuitry and a Radio Frequency (RF) receiver section. The processing circuitry determines a set of information signals for receipt, the set of information signals carried by a RF Multiple Frequency Bands Multiple Standards (MFBMS) signal having a plurality of information signal frequency bands. The processing circuitry determines a shift frequency based upon the determination. the RF receiver section receives the RF MFBMS signal and down-converts the RF MFBMS signal by the shift frequency to produce a baseband/low Intermediate Frequency (BB/IF) MFBMS signal. The processing circuitry then extracts data from the set of information signals of the BB/IF MFBMS signal.08-23-2012
20100173667Base station with coordinated multiple air-interface operations - Base stations with coordinated multiple air-interface operations are provided. In some embodiments, multi-mode base station (BTS) systems operate with different air-interfaces, functionality, or configurations in a coordinated manner. For example, typical applications of such systems can include Macrocell BTS, Picocell BTS, Femtocell BTS, or Access Point (AP), Set Top Box (STB), or Home Gateway, Hot Spot Devices, User Terminal with the capability to perform required base station operations. In some embodiments, various techniques are provided for system improvements and optimizations via radio resource management, including user and system throughput optimization, QoS improvement, interference management, and various other improvements and optimizations. In some embodiments, a system (e.g., a multi-mode device, such as a base station, a repeater, and/or a terminal) includes a multi-mode communication unit, in which the multi-mode communication unit allocates access for communication using at least two modes; and a processor configured to implement at least in part the multi-mode communications unit. In some embodiments, the at least two modes include one or more of the following: frequency band, protocol standard, duplexing format, broadcast mode (e.g., television broadcast and/or a radio broadcast), and one-way communication mode.07-08-2010
20120172084MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TRANSCEIVING DATA AND VOICE THEREOF - A mobile communication device and a method for transceiving data and voice thereof are proposed. The mobile communication device includes a receiver, a first antenna module, and a second antenna module. The receiver is used to output voice. The first antenna module is disposed in the mobile communication device at a first side close to the receiver, and is used to transceive data of a first wireless communication system or a second wireless communication system. The second antenna module is disposed at a second side opposite to the first side, and is used to transceive voice of the first wireless communication system. A first distance between the first antenna module and the receiver is less than a second distance between the second antenna module and the receiver.07-05-2012
20100056203SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING INTEGRATED VOICE AND DATA SERVICES UTILIZING WIRED CORDLESS ACCESS WITH UNLICENSED SPECTRUM AND WIRED ACCESS WITH LICENSED SPECTRUM - Systems and methods provide integrated wireless and wired data voice and data services via a dual mode telecommunications device. A dual mode telephone operates as a digital cordless handset of a wired data network in a structure equipped with one or more wireless access points to allow voice over Internet protocol communication via the wired data network. The dual mode telecommunications device also operates as a conventional mobile wireless telephone via a licensed spectrum wireless network when the telephone is moved outside the range of a wireless access point of the user's home or business or other venue.03-04-2010
20100048238Radio Communication Terminal - A radio communication terminal 02-25-2010
20100048239COMMUNICATION DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND METHOD THEREFOR - A communication device is capable of supporting communication compliant with a Dual-Mode 2.5G and 3G interface baseband-radio frequency interface standard and comprises a data interface operably coupled to a number sub-systems and a clock circuit generating a plurality of clock phases for supporting communication there between. At least one of the number of sub-systems comprises a line driver and a line receiver; wherein the communication device is characterised in that the line receiver determines an end of a received data frame sent across the data interface and in response thereto switches itself off.02-25-2010
20090104930Apparatus, module, and method for implementing communications functions - A system acquisition module and corresponding method for facilitating PN code searching which has a PN sequence generator configurable to generate a plurality of PN sequences. The module and method also includes computational units configurable to correlate each received signal sample of a plurality of received signal samples with a corresponding PN sequence of the plurality of PN sequences, and further configurable to provide other hardware resources. A number of computational units from the plurality of computational units are selectively configured to correlate the received signal samples with the PN sequences—the number depending upon availability of the plurality of computational units from providing the other hardware resources. In another embodiment, a communication device having a system acquisition function is provided which includes the system acquisition module and a receiver configured to receive signals, where a plurality of configurable computational units are selectively configurable to implement the PN sequence generator.04-23-2009
20120178498PROCESSING DEVICE FOR THE CONTACTLESS COMMUNICATION WITH A DATA CARRIER WHICH IS DETACHABLY CONNECTED TO THE PROCESSING DEVICE - A processing device having a housing includes first communication device for receiving and/or transmitting an information signal and processor for processing the information signal received and/or to be transmitted, as well as second communication device for the contactless retrieval of control information stored in a data carrier which is detachably connected to the of the processing device, which processing of the information signal by the processing device can be influenced with the aid of the retrieved control information.07-12-2012
20120178497WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - When initiating data communication through an LTE standard, a control unit of a cellular telephone device causes a wireless communication unit to transmit a communication initiation request, and in a case of receiving information indicating that communication is enabled in response to the communication initiation request, the control unit causes the wireless communication unit to initiate data communication through the LTE standard. Moreover, in a case in which the wireless communication unit has failed to receive information indicating that communication is enabled, the control unit of the cellular telephone device causes the wireless communication unit to initiate wireless connection through the CDMA standard.07-12-2012
20080207259Dual RF transceiver system with interference cancellation and methods for use therewith - A voice, data and RF integrated circuit (IC) includes a first radio frequency (RF) receiver section coupled to receive a first inbound RF signal over a first range of frequencies and generate a first amplified RF signal, wherein the first inbound RF signal includes a desired RF signal and an undesired signal. A second RF receiver section is coupled to receive a second inbound RF signal over a second range of frequencies that is different from the first range of frequencies and generate a second amplified RF signal, wherein the second inbound RF signal includes the undesired signal. A first RF cancellation module provides the desired RF signal while attenuating the undesired signal.08-28-2008
20100273524APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR POWER SCANNING IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL WITH DUAL SIM CARD - An apparatus and method for providing a power scanning in a terminal with two or more Radio Frequency (RF) chips are provided. The method includes selecting one RF chip from the two or more RF chips, performing the power scanning on a full band supported by the selected RF chip by using the selected RF chip, gathering a power scanning result obtained by performing the power scanning, and sharing the power scanning result gathered by using the selected RF chip with an unselected RF chip.10-28-2010
20100273523COMMUNICATION DEVICE THAT DETECTS AND ADAPTS TO THE PRESENCE OF OTHER DEVICES AND METHODS FOR USE THEREWITH - An adaptive communication device includes a transceiver that communicates with a first remote communication device in a millimeter wave frequency band in accordance with a first protocol. The transceiver generates conflict detection signals based on signals received from a second remote communication device that communicates in accordance with a second protocol. A conflict detection module detects communication by the second communication device based on the conflict detection signals and generates a model trigger signal in response thereto. A conflict modeling module responds to the model trigger signal by generating idle prediction data based on the conflict detection signals, wherein the idle prediction data predicts an idle period in the communications by the second remote communication device. A transmission control module generates transmit control signals based on the idle prediction data, wherein the transceiver times transmissions sent to the first remote communication device based on the transmit control signals.10-28-2010
20120178499SYSTEM AND METHOD OF HANDSET CONFIGURATION BETWEEN CELLULAR AND PRIVATE WIRELESS NETWORK MODES - A switchable configuration system and method for switchably configuring a handset between private wireless network and cellular modes is provided. The switchable configuration system comprises a cellular module adapted to operate the handset in a cellular mode, a private wireless network module adapted to operate the handset in a private wireless network mode, and a configuration module adapted to determine which mode to configuring the handset. The method comprises the steps of determining if private wireless network coverage is available, in response to determining that private wireless network coverage is available selecting the private wireless network mode, and in response to determining that private wireless network coverage is not available selecting the cellular mode.07-12-2012
20110098080DUAL MODE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A dual-mode communication module detects a generic access network (GAN) signal generated by a GAN and communicates with the GAN. The dual-mode communication module measures quality of the GAN signal and enables either a GSM communication module or a GAN communication module of the device according to the quality of the GAN signal.04-28-2011
20120270595ADAPTING TXOP REQUESTS FOR MULTI-RADIO PLATFORMS - A first radio in a wireless network may request a transmit opportunity (TXOP) of a certain duration, with the duration being based a likelihood that a TXOP of that duration would cause interference with a co-located second radio. The duration may be dynamically adjusted based on the likelihood of such interference.10-25-2012
20100291967MULTI-WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A multi-wireless communication device includes: a plurality of communication controllers for controlling communication of a plurality of corresponding different systems, respectively; a plurality of counters for counting communication frames having different frame periods that depend on the systems, respectively; a common counter for counting in a predetermined period; a first converter for converting a count value of one of the counters corresponding to one of the systems under communication into a common count value of the common counter to determine the end of the communication under the one of the systems; and a second converter for converting a count value of the other of the counters into another common count value to determine a system switch period from the one of the systems to the other of the systems beginning from the end of the communication under the one of the systems.11-18-2010
20100004021Wireless Terminal, Wireless Communication System And Method for Connecting Wireless Terminal to Communication Network - The invention provides a mobile terminal having a first network module for connecting to a wireless wide area network (WWAN) and a second network module for connecting to a wireless local area network (WLAN). The WWAN includes a plurality of first base stations. The WLAN includes a second base station. The second base station obtains service information related to the first base stations and sends the service information to the second network module. When the first network module is turned off and the second network module is turned on, the a mobile terminal is leaving the service area of the WLAN. The first network module turns on and chooses one of the first base stations to be a serving base station according to the saved service information for quickly accessing the WWAN.01-07-2010
20120220335WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD - A cellular telephone device includes: a storage unit that stores LTE base station information regarding a base station, for which a location registration has been performed in an LTE system; a first transition processing unit, in which, in a case in which a communication request occurs in a 3G system while performing data communication in the LTE system, the first transition processing unit suspends the data communication in the LTE system, and performs transition to communication in the 3G system; and a second transition processing unit, in which, when the communication in the 3G system is completed, the second transition processing unit performs transition to communication in the LTE system, based on the LTE base station information stored in the storage unit.08-30-2012
20120190402DUAL MODE MOBILE TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - A dual mode mobile terminal in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The present invention includes a first communication module configuring to transceive a signal with an LTE (long term evolution) network, a second communication module configuring to transceive a signal with a CDMA (code divisional multiple access) eHRPD (enhanced high-rate packet data) network, and a processor configured to process the signal corresponding to the first communication module and the signal corresponding to the second communication module, the processor, when the first communication module is activated, controlling a signal transmission event to the CDMA eHRPD network to be performed only if an RRC (radio resource control) connection to the LTE network is disconnected.07-26-2012
20120258771ANTENNA APPARATUS AND DUAL-MODE INTELLIGENT TERMINAL - The disclosure discloses an antenna apparatus, which comprises: a CELL/GPS antenna, located at a short side of a mainboard of a dual-mode intelligent terminal and configured to receive or transmit EV-DO signals, to receive GPS signals, and to transmit the received signals to a CELL/GPS dual-frequency device; the CELL/GPS dual-frequency device, configured to transmit the received EV-DO and GPS signals to an EV-DO module and a GPS module respectively; a GSM antenna, located at the other short side of the mainboard of the dual-mode intelligent terminal, connected with a GSM module, and configured to receive or transmit GSM signals; and a WIFI/BT antenna, located at a long side of the mainboard of the dual-mode intelligent terminal, connected with a WIFI module and a BT module, and configured to receive or transmit WIFI signals or BT signals. The disclosure also discloses a dual-mode intelligent terminal. The application of the apparatus and dual-mode intelligent terminal of the disclosure can avoid interference among antennae while implementing the placement of the antennae.10-11-2012
20110124370Systems and Methods for Providing Wireless Communications for Data and Voice Communications - A wireless communications system that provides communication for a plurality of communication devices. The wireless communications system includes an interface including a local exchange carrier (LEC) connection port, a subscriber connection port and a wireless connection port. The wireless communications system includes a wireless terminal connected to the interface that provides wireless data and voice connectivity over a wireless network.05-26-2011
20080300008Dual mode mobile terminal and method for providing communication mode - A dual mode (dual standby) mobile terminal and a method for providing communication mode configuration interface for a dual mode mobile terminal that is capable of facilitating mode switching manipulation is provided. A method for providing a communication mode configuration interface for a multi-mode mobile terminal having at least two identity card slots, the mobile terminal operating multi-standby mode for at least two different communication networks, includes detecting a manual mode selection command; and displaying a mode selection screen presenting available communication modes with at least one identity card detected within the identity card slots in response to the manual mode selection command.12-04-2008
20080300007Dual mode mobile communication terminal and method of selecting mode therein - A dual mode mobile communication terminal and a method of selecting a mode therein that can minimize a call cost are provided. The method of selecting a mode in a dual mode mobile communication terminal into which at least two cards are inserted includes: requesting mode selection; selecting a card and a mode that can minimize a call cost according to a provider network to connect to based on previously stored call cost information for each provider and the at least two cards; and connecting to a corresponding provider network using the selected mode.12-04-2008
20080300006Multi-mode IC with multiple processing cores - An integrated circuit (IC) includes an RF section, a DSP, and a plurality of processors. The RF section and the DSP process an inbound RF signal to produce inbound data and process outbound data to produce an outbound RF signal. In addition, the DSP converts an outbound analog audio signal into an outbound digital audio signal and converts an inbound digital audio signal into an inbound analog audio signal. A first processor converts the inbound data into the inbound digital audio signal and converts the outbound digital audio signal into the outbound data. A second processor performs a user application that includes at least one of generation of the inbound analog audio signal and generation of the outbound analog audio signal and performs an operating system algorithm to coordinate operation of the user application.12-04-2008
20120264483Method and Apparatus for the Multimode Terminal to Monitor Paging Messages in CDMA EVDO and Frame Synchronous TD-SCDMA Networks - Certain aspects of the present disclosure propose techniques for avoiding paging interval conflicts in a multimode terminal (MMT) capable of communicating via at least two different radio access technologies (RATs). Certain aspects provide a method for communicating, by an MMT, with first and second networks via first and second RATs. The method generally includes determining a discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle length of the first network, determining a paging cycle length of the second network, determining—based on the paging cycle length and the DRX cycle length—information associated with a position of a paging interval within the paging cycle length of the second network that avoids overlap between a paging interval of the first network and the paging interval of the second network, and communicating the information to the second network. For some aspects, the information may comprise a set of control channel cycle (CCC) indices.10-18-2012
20120264484POLAR MODULATOR AND METHOD FOR GENERATING A POLAR MODULATED SIGNAL - A polar modulator for generating a polar-modulated signal based on amplitude information and phase information includes a phase-locked loop which is implemented to enable a setting of a frequency depending on a control value to obtain a phase-locked loop output signal. The polar modulator further includes a modulation means which is implemented to combine an amplitude modulation signal derived from the amplitude information with the phase-locked loop output signal to generate the polar-modulated signal. The polar modulator further includes a control value generator which is implemented to high-pass filter an amplitude signal derived from the amplitude information, to obtain a high-pass filtered amplitude signal, wherein the control value generator is implemented to combine the high-pass filtered amplitude signal with a phase signal based on the phase information to generate the control value signal representing the control value.10-18-2012
20110045867DUAL-STANDBY TERMINAL WITH A PLURALITY OF LOW-NOISE AMPLIFIERS AND METHOD FOR OPERATING WIRELESS COMMUNICATION UNIT THEREOF - A dual-standby terminal and a method for operating wireless communication unit are disclosed. The dual-standby terminal includes: a plurality of wireless communication units; a plurality of low-noise amplifiers located on reception paths of the wireless communication units, respectively; and a controller. The controller enables all of the plurality of low-noise amplifiers when the dual-standby terminal performs a simultaneous call. The controller also enables part of the plurality of low-noise amplifiers when the dual-standby terminal performs a single call or is operated in a standby state.02-24-2011
20120322500CONTACTLESS INTEGRATED CIRCUIT HAVING NFC AND UHF OPERATING MODES - A contactless integrated circuit includes modulation and demodulation circuits configured to connect to an HF antenna circuit to emit and receive HF signals by inductive coupling in a reader mode, modulation and demodulation circuits configured to connect to a UHF antenna to emit and receive UHF signals by electric coupling in a reader mode, a data processing circuit connected to the modulation and demodulation circuits, and configured to provide data to be emitted to the modulation circuits, and to process received signals, transmitted by the demodulation circuits, the demodulation circuits including a common demodulation circuit to equally process signals received by the UHF and HF antennas.12-20-2012
20120322501Indoor Cellular Network with Position Information of a Mobile Device - The invention relates to a control node (12-20-2012
20110237294POWER MANAGEMENT FOR MULTIMODE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A multimode wireless communication device comprising a Wi-Fi module, a cellular communication module, and an integrated power management module is described. The integrated power management module or power management means is configured to manage power for the Wi-Fi module and the cellular communications module. The integrated power management module comprises a Wi-Fi power save mode, a Wi-Fi sleep mode, a Wi-Fi power down mode, a cellular power save mode, and a cellular low power mode. In the Wi-Fi power save mode a timer switches the Wi-Fi module between a Wi-Fi power save awake state and a Wi-Fi power save sleep state.09-29-2011
20100234063MOBILE RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICES AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING A MOBILE RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE - In an embodiment, a mobile radio communication device is provided. The mobile radio communication device may include a receiver configured to receive radio pilot information via a predefined physical radio channel according to a radio communication technology family, wherein the radio pilot information includes availability information about the availability of at least one radio communication technology of at least one other radio communication technology family. The mobile radio communication device may further include a radio communication protocol controller configured to provide at least one radio communication protocol of the at least one radio communication technology of the at least one other radio communication technology family based on the received pilot information.09-16-2010
20120276950MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - A mobile terminal device of the invention is a mobile terminal device capable of placing and receiving calls by first identification information, and of placing and receiving calls by second identification information, and is characterized by having a mode changing section that changes a mode among a first mode, a second mode and a common mode, and an outgoing call control section which places a call by the first identification information in the first mode, places a call by the second identification information in the second mode, and places a call by either the first identification information or the second identification information in the common mode.11-01-2012
20120276949DYNAMIC THERMAL CONTROL FOR WIRELESS TRANSCEIVERS - Methods and apparatus for dynamic thermal management and control within, e.g., small form-factor wireless devices such as laptop computers or cellular “smartphones”. In one embodiment, a thermal management system monitors the temperature (or other relevant criteria) for one or more components, and implements different operating states within the wireless transceiver (e.g., Wi-Fi™ or WiMAX transceiver) so as to both reduce thermal output and minimize disruption to the wireless link and/or user experience. In another embodiment, a wireless client may communicate with other clients, and/or access points, so as to cooperatively provide more options for thermal management. In addition, methods and apparatus employing “high performance” (e.g., high power output or high data rate) radios within aggressively small industrial designs are also disclosed.11-01-2012
20120088541MULTIBAND COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH GRAPHICAL CONNECTION INTERFACE AND METHODS FOR USE THEREWITH - A communication device includes an RF transceiver for communicating first data with a first remote communication device via a first protocol and a first frequency band in a first mode of operation, wherein the first data is communicated via indirect wireless communication. A millimeter wave transceiver communicates second data with a second remote communication device via a second protocol and a 60 GHz frequency band in a second mode of operation. A communication control module coordinates the communication of the first data and the second data with the at least one of the plurality of remote communication devices. A graphical interface device selects the first remote communication device and the second remote communication device and selects at least one of the first mode of operation and the second mode of operation, based on actions of a user.04-12-2012
20120329513ANTENNA DIVERSITY SYSTEM USING ACTIVE ANTENNA - An antenna diversity system using an active antenna is disclosed. The disclosed system may include: a first antenna configured to transmit and receive a signal of a first frequency band; a second antenna configured to transmit and receive a signal of a second frequency band; and an active circuit unit implemented by active elements. In a first mode, the second antenna is operated as a passive antenna, and in a second mode, the second antenna is electrically connected to the active circuit unit and operated as an active antenna. The disclosed diversity system has the advantages of using a diversity antenna without increasing the size of a terminal, and of using an active antenna as a diversity antenna.12-27-2012
20120329515PER-PACKET RATE AND POWER CONTROL FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS - A method and device are disclosed for concurrently transmitting a Wi-Fi signal or a Bluetooth signal while receiving a cellular data signal. Upon receiving a request to receive a cellular data signal, the device determines a frequency for which the Wi-Fi signal and/or Bluetooth signal is or will be transmitted. The device then selectively transmits the Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth signals at reduced power levels based, at least in part, on the frequencies at which the signals are transmitted, so that the Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth signals can be transmitted without interfering with the cellular data signal being received concurrently.12-27-2012
20120329514DUAL MODE MOBILE TERMINAL IN MIMO WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - A method for dual mode mobile terminal in an MIMO wireless communication system is disclosed. The present invention includes the steps of if an uplink transmission mode is for simultaneous transmission to an LTE base station and a CDMA base station, determining whether a transmission power to the LTE base station is equal to or greater than a threshold value, transmitting a simultaneous transmission mode dedicated scheduling request signal for excluding a risky frequency band from an uplink band to the LTE base station, receiving a scheduling information on the uplink band except the risky frequency band from the LTE base station, transmitting a CS service signal to the CDMA base station, and transmitting a PS service signal to the LTE base station using the scheduling information.12-27-2012
20120289285MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS RADIO RECEIVER FOR MULTIPLE NETWORK OPERATION - A mobile communications radio receiver for multiple radio network operation includes an RF unit for generating a first down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a first radio network and a second down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a second radio network. Further, it includes a first receiver comprising a paging indicator channel demodulator for demodulating a paging indicator channel of the first radio network based on the first down-converted signal, and a second receiver including a pilot channel demodulator for demodulating a pilot channel of the second radio network based on the second down-converted signal. A first data connection is configured to couple paging information contained in the second down-converted signal to an input of the paging indicator channel demodulator of the first receiver.11-15-2012
20120289286BASE STATION APPARATUS AND SYSTEM INFORMATION NOTIFICATION METHOD - The present invention provides a base station apparatus and system information notification method that, in the event a plurality of communication systems coexist, support each mobile communication system. A base station apparatus (11-15-2012
20100167781METHOD FOR DISPLAY OF DUAL STANDBY PORTABLE TERMINAL AND APPARATUS THEREOF - Provided is a display method of a dual standby portable terminal, which includes checking a connection state of a switching unit, when a main controller senses an event; displaying data corresponding to the event to a display unit by the main controller, when the main controller is connected with the display unit; and connecting the display unit with a sub-controller, when control information is received from the sub-controller.07-01-2010
20130023305POWER SHARING METHOD AND BASE STATION - The embodiments of the present disclosure provide a power sharing method and a base station, wherein the method comprises: according to a power demand of the communication systems of at least one mode among communication systems of different modes sharing a power amplifier, determining whether to perform power sharing among communication systems of different modes; if it is determined to perform power sharing among communication systems of different modes, adjusting an available power of communication systems of one or more modes therein. According to the embodiments of the present disclosure, when it is determined to perform the power sharing according to the power demands, power sharing is performed among communication systems of different modes, thereby realizing dynamic and flexible power sharing among communication systems of at least two modes.01-24-2013
20130023304METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SHARING MULTIPLE ANTENNAS IN MOBILE DEVICES - A wireless device may comprise a plurality of antennas that may be utilized during communications via various wireless interfaces. The wireless interfaces may comprise mobile interfaces, wireless personal area network (WPAN) interfaces, and/or wireless local area network (WLAN). The plurality of antennas may be utilized during a communication via a wireless interface in the mobile device. The mobile device may switch among antennas in the plurality of antennas utilizing one or more RF switches to enable utilizing best path for transmitted and/or received RF signals during the wireless communication. The mobile device may also perform signal combining of RF signals received via the plurality of antenna, and to enable a receiving end to perform signal combining of RF signals transmitted via the mobile device. A multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) combiner may be utilized to perform signal combing; the MIMO combiner may utilize maximal ratio combining to perform signal combining and equalization.01-24-2013
20080248829System and method for portable compatibility determination - A system and method for portable compatibility determination includes a service computer configured to handle compatibility requests from mobile users. The service computer includes a messaging system configured to receive a request from a sender, decipher identifying information from the request for the sender and a subject person, and reply with a report to at least the sender. A matching engine is configured to associate a profile of the sender with available information to determine a compatibility measurement between the sender and the subject person. A report generator is configured to format the report based upon the compatibility measurement.10-09-2008
20080318621METHOD FOR GSM AND CDMA DUAL-MODE MOBILE PHONE TO CONTROL TWO GSM SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION MODULES - A method for a GSM/CDMA dual-mode mobile phone to control two GSM subscriber identification modules is provided. Without changing hardware of the GSM/CDMA dual-mode mobile phone, the method use a GSM control module to operate a first GSM subscriber identification module, or a CDMA UART driver module and a SIM/UIM driver module connected with each other are built in the CDMA control module. The CDMA URAT driver module is communicated with a GSM device driver layer of the GSM control module through a UART standard, such that the GSM control module is able to control a second GSM subscriber identification module connected to the SIM/UIM driver module. Thus, the GSM/CDMA dual-mode mobile phone is able to control two GSM subscriber identification modules so as to satisfy needs and demands for businessmen and lovers in personal style.12-25-2008
20080242347Fast multiradio context switching - An apparatus, computer program product and method concern first and at least second radios adapted to operate according to respective first and second wireless radio systems, and which share hardware. While the first radio is inactive, first hardware configuration data HCD for the first radio is written to a first configuration register set. While the second radio is inactive, second HCD for the second radio is written to a second configuration register set. The first radio is switched to active by selecting the first configuration register and configuring at least the shared hardware according to the first HCD of the first configuration register set. The second radio is switched to active and the first radio is switched to inactive by selecting the second configuration register set and configuring at least the shared hardware according to the second HCD of the second configuration register set. For a tangible result, the respective radios transmit via according to the respective wireless radio systems.10-02-2008
20080242344Isolation Trap Circuit, Antenna Switch Module, and Transmission Circuit - In an isolation trap circuit of the present invention, a PIN diode PD and an inductor L are connected in parallel to a first terminal 10-02-2008
20080227486Method and System for Mobile Receiver Antenna Architecture for Handling Various Digital Video Broadcast Channels - A method for an antenna architecture for handling various Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) channels may be provided. The method may comprise receiving, at a first circuit, a first signal within a 850 MHz band, a 1900 MHz band and/or a 2100 MHz band, wherein the first circuit is integrated within the mobile terminal and is operably coupled to a first antenna and/or a second antenna. Second signals within the 850 MHz band, the 1900 MHz band and/or the 2100 MHz band may be received at a second circuit, wherein the second circuit is integrated within the mobile terminal and is operably coupled to the first antenna. A video broadcast signal may be received at a third circuit, wherein the third circuit is integrated within the mobile terminal and is operably coupled to a third antenna.09-18-2008
20080227485APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSCEIVING IN PORTABLE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Disclosed is an apparatus and method for transceiving in a multi mode portable communication system. The apparatus includes a first antenna, a second antenna, a first switch, and a communication unit. The first antenna is capable of transceiving a signal of a first communication mode. The second antenna is capable of transceiving a signal of a second communication mode. The first switch connects with a first communication mode transceiver or a second communication mode transceiver. The communication unit connects the first switch and a second switch with the first communication mode transceiver.09-18-2008
20080227484Method for Modifying Service Mode Requested by a Communications Terminal - A method and apparatus are provided for modifying a service mode requested by a communication and/or broadcasting terminal. The terminal is connected to a communication network with a variable quality of service. The terminal executes at least the following steps, prior to transmitting at least some of its requests: selecting a new identifier value of the desired service mode; and integrating in the content of the request to be transmitted, the identifier value of said desired service mode, such that the signals required by the terminal are adapted to a format corresponding to the identifier value contained in the request.09-18-2008
20080227483CONSISTENT USER INTERFACE FOR MULTI-MODE MOBILE TERMINALS - To provide a consistent (i.e., single-mode) user interface in each mode of operation available on a multi-mode mobile terminal, aspects of the user interface used for a second mode (e.g., the CDMA mode) are emulated by the mobile terminal when the mobile terminal is operating in a first mode (e.g., the GSM mode). Responsive to receiving, while operating in a first mode, an indication of a given user interface interaction, the multi-mode mobile terminal determines the call state. Based on the given user interface interaction and the call state, the multi-mode mobile terminal selects a candidate message corresponding to operation of the multi-mode mobile terminal in a second mode. The multi-mode mobile terminal then converts the candidate message to one or more first-mode messages and transmits the one or more first-mode messages to the MSC at the second wireless network subsystem.09-18-2008
20080227482Intelligent Method for Dynamically Switching Communication Modes of a Dual-Mode Communication Module - With the aid of critical conditions including remaining power of a communication module and both an available bandwidth and a credit of utilizing communication functions of said communication module, and by cooperating with available network services of said communication module, a communication network currently appropriates for said communication module to be switched to is determined, for achieving an aim of retrieving network services and taking requirements of users into consideration simultaneously. Moreover, when there are no available network services for the communication module, said communication module enters a sleep state for about less than ten seconds, for preventing said communication module from consuming additional power or from bringing in unnecessary consumption in other aspects, where both the additional power and the unnecessary consumption in other aspects are caused from the fact that the communication module searches for available network services continuously.09-18-2008
20080220813MULTI-SERVICE CELLULAR PHONE NETWORK ACCESS DEVICE - An access device is described herein for determining and selecting, for a cellular call received by a cellular transceiver of the access device, one of a plurality of networks to route the call to. In some embodiments, the determining and selecting may be based at least on a type of each of a plurality of network interfaces of the access device and availability of each corresponding network, the network interfaces including at least two of a cellular retransmitter, an IP networking interface, or a PSTN interface. In various embodiments, if a cellular network is determined and selected, the access device may relay the call. Also, if an IP or PSTN network is determined and selected, the access device may establish on behalf of the call an outgoing call through the IP or PSTN network and translate signals of the cellular call to signals for the IP or PSTN network.09-11-2008
20130130740WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A wireless communication apparatus compatible with a plurality of communication schemes includes a first communicator that performs a communication in a first communication scheme, a second communicator that performs a communication in a second communication scheme, a signal generator that generates a signal for commanding startup of a communicator of the wireless communication terminal which performs a communication in the second communication scheme when the reception quality in the first communication scheme is equal to or higher than a threshold value, provided that the first communicator is in a state of communicable with the wireless communication terminal and that the communicator of the wireless communication terminal is not started, and a threshold value setting section that sets the threshold value based on information indicating the reception qualities in the first and second communication schemes.05-23-2013
20130172045ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PROXIMITY-BASED RADIO POWER CONTROL - An electronic device such as a portable electronic device may have an antenna and associated wireless communications circuitry. A sensor such as a proximity sensor may be used to detect when the electronic device is in close proximity to a user's head. Control circuitry within the electronic device may be used to adjust radio-frequency signal transmit power levels. When it is determined that the electronic device is within a given distance from the user's head, the radio-frequency signal transmit power level may be reduced. When it is determined that the electronic device is not within the given distance from the user's head, proximity-based limits on the radio-frequency signal transmit power level may be removed. Data may be gathered from a touch sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and other sources for use in determining how to adjust the transmit power level.07-04-2013
20130210483SOFTWARE-DEFINED RADIO SUPPORT IN SEQUESTERED PARTITIONS - A software-defined radio (SDR) capability may be provided in a general purpose, many core processing system by sequestering one or more partitions running on one or more cores and instantiating a communications capability by having discrete SDR functions performed by the sequestered partitions. Each SDR module embodied in a sequestered partition may be independently upgraded without modifying the hardware of the underlying processing system. By executing SDR modules in cores not accessible by application programs and/or an operating system (OS), a better Quality of Service (QoS) may be provided for wireless communications on the general purpose, multi-core processing system. An embodiment comprises isolating a core of a many core processing system as a sequestered partition, loading a software-defined radio module onto the core, and executing the software-defined module to implement wireless communications.08-15-2013
20130116005Multi-Standard Transceiver Architecture with Common Balun and Mixer - A multi-standard transceiver comprises a common balun, a controller, at least one first switch, and at least one second switch. The common balun comprises a primary coil and a secondary coil. The at least one first switch connects the primary coil of the balun to a first signal path associated with a first communication standard, or to a second signal path associated with a second communication standard responsive to a control signal provided by the controller. The at least one second switch connects the secondary coil of the balun to a first amplification path associated with the first communication standard, or to a second amplification path associated with the second communication standard responsive to a control signal provided by the controller. A common mixer is configured to provide upconverted signals to one of the signal paths depending on which communication standard has been selected.05-09-2013
20130116006COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM PROVIDING MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE APPLICATION MODULE ASSOCIATIONS FOR RESPECTIVE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS FORMATS AND RELATED METHODS - A communications system may include a plurality of electronic devices having respective different device types and each configured to wirelessly communicate via a plurality of different wireless communications formats. The system may also include a mobile wireless communications device including a plurality of application modules associated with respective electronic device types and configured to communicate via a first one of the wireless communications formats. The mobile wireless communications device may further include a control module configured to establish an initial wireless communications link with a given electronic device using a second one of the wireless communications formats, determine a respective device type for the given electronic device based upon the established initial wireless communications link, and cause a respective application module to establish a subsequent wireless communications link with the given electronic device using the second wireless communications format based upon the determined respective device type.05-09-2013
20130095882WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - A wireless terminal device includes a mode selecting unit that selects a WiMAX only communication mode in which communication is performed by a WiMAX scheme or a WiMAX dual communication mode in which communication is performed using the WiMAX scheme and an EV-DO scheme together, according to an input signal input through an input control unit. The wireless terminal device further includes a threshold value control unit that sets a connection determination threshold value, which is used to determine whether or not to establish a wireless connection by the WiMAX scheme, to a different value according to the wireless communication mode selected by the mode selecting unit.04-18-2013
20110312373Radio communications apparatus and method - A radio communications apparatus having multiple radio equipment units is disclosed. The radio communications apparatus includes a radio equipment selecting unit which selects one of the radio equipment units based on a received quality in each of the radio equipment units when transferring to a power saving state; and a radio equipment control unit which operates the radio equipment unit selected by the radio equipment selecting unit and stops a radio equipment unit other than the selected radio equipment unit.12-22-2011
20110223967METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR BLUETOOTH AND FM RADIO COMMUNICATION - Frequency conversion methods and systems for Bluetooth and FM radio communication are provided. FM data may be received and/or transmitted via the FM radio and Bluetooth data may be received and/or transmitted via the Bluetooth radio. With an integration of frequency conversion for Bluetooth and FM, both systems can operate from a single frequency source, thereby reducing part count and power consumption. Communication between Bluetooth and FM channels may be enabled via a single chip.09-15-2011
20110230231COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A communication apparatus includes a plurality of virtual machines. The plurality of virtual machines include at least one virtual machine compliant with multiple caller number service and at least one virtual machine noncompliant with the multiple caller number service. One of the plurality of virtual machines includes a mode assignment information storage and a call mode writer. The mode assignment information storage stores mode assignment information indicating a call mode corresponding to each of the at least one virtual machine noncompliant with the multiple caller number service. The call mode indicates a caller number. The call mode writer obtains, upon receiving a call request from another virtual machine among the plurality of virtual machines, the call mode corresponding to the another virtual machine from the mode assignment information storage to write mode information specifying the obtained call mode in the received call request.09-22-2011
20110275407MOBILE PHONE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a mobile phone including: a casing; a first battery disposed inside the casing; a control module disposed inside the casing; and a signal converting module movably connected to the casing and including: a second battery; and a converting unit for converting at least one wireless signal into at least one 3rd-generation signal; wherein the converting unit is disabled by the control module when the signal converting module is connected to the casing; and the converting unit is enabled by the control module when the signal converting module is detached from the casing.11-10-2011
20130150118USER TERMINAL AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A user terminal includes a first wireless interface configured to perform a wireless communication according to a first communication system, a second wireless interface configured to perform a wireless communication according to a second communication system of which an accessible area is narrower than an accessible area of the first communication system, and a control unit configured to perform control to acquire non-real-time reproducing data from the second wireless interface while the user terminal is being moved.06-13-2013
20130150119DUAL COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK BASE STATION APPARATUS - There is provided a dual communications network base station apparatus including: a first UTRA network transmitting and receiving first data including pairs information via a previously set first communications band; a second UTRA network transmitting and receiving second data including the pairs information via a second communications band different from the first communications band; a core network combining the first data and the second data by using the pairs information during wireless reception, dividing the first data and the second data including the pairs information according to a previously set division rate during wireless transmission, and providing the corresponding UTRA network with the divided first data and second data; and a server communicating data including the first and second data with the core network.06-13-2013
20100285836RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Provided is a radio communication device which can prevent degradation of an antenna by controlling the VSWR and the current phase of antennas arranged adjacent to one another. In this device, an antenna (11-11-2010
20100298026INTERACTIVE TERMINAL AND ASSOCIATED TERMINAL CONTROL SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA DISTRIBUTION - Media content and communication services are provided to a user. A schedule of media content and communication services provisioned for the user is received, and an interactive menu is generated including selectable options for each of the provisioned media content and communication services. The interactive menu is stored in a host device associated with the user. The interactive menu is displayed on a display connected to the host device, and the host device receives input signals from a remote control that correspond to selections of the selectable options on the interactive menu. The media content or communication service associated with an option on the interactive menu is initiated when selected with the remote control.11-25-2010
20130184030METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING AND/OR USING A SIGNAL SUPPRESSION UTILITY METRIC - Methods and apparatus are described for efficiently suppressing transmission of signals from devices which are using a first protocol, in order to allow the frequency spectrum being used by devices using the first protocol to be used briefly for communication between devices using an alternative communications protocol. In some embodiments, the first protocol is WiFi and the alternative signaling protocol is a non-WiFi peer to peer communications protocol. A wireless communications device, e.g., a peer to peer wireless communications device, generates a signal suppression utility metric (SSUM). The signal suppression utility metric provides an indication of how useful transmitting a transmission suppression signal, e.g., a S-CTS signal which may be a CTS to self signal, will be at a given point in time. The wireless communications device decides whether or not to transmit a transmission suppression signal as a function of the signal suppression utility metric.07-18-2013
20120282975SINGLE-RADIO DEVICE SUPPORTING COEXISTENCE BETWEEN MULTIPLE RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES - Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communication circuitry. The wireless communication circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry coupled to antennas. An electronic device may include a baseband processor and other storage and processing circuitry that implements protocol stacks for handling multiple radio access technologies. The storage and processing circuitry may use the transceiver circuitry to convey data using a first radio access technology while periodically interrupting the conveying of the data to monitor a paging channel using a second radio access technology. In performing the paging channel monitoring operations, the storage and processing circuitry may enforce a time limit that ensures that operations using the first radio access technology are not disrupted more than desired.11-08-2012
20130190038Electronic Device With Dynamic Amplifier Linearity Control - An electronic device may include antenna structures. Wireless transmitter circuitry such as cellular telephone transmitter circuitry and wireless local area network circuitry may transmit signals using the antenna structures. A wireless receiver may receive signals from the antenna structures through an adjustable-linearity amplifier. The wireless receiver may operate in a receive band such as a satellite navigation system receive band. During operation of the electronic device, control circuitry in the device may analyze the frequencies and powers of the transmitted signals to determine whether there is a potential for interference for the receive band to be generated in the adjustable-linearity amplifier. In response to determining that there is a potential for interference, the control circuitry may increase the linearity of the adjustable-linearity amplifier.07-25-2013
20130190039SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REQUESTING AND RECEIVING SERVICE - Systems and methods for requesting and receiving service that includes a table having an input code such as a Quick Response Code, a smartphone having an application which is utilized to read the input code on the table and which communicates with a computer server that communicates with a computer such as a tablet personal computer used by a provider of the service.07-25-2013
20130190040Front End Module and Method of Operation in Different Circuit Environments - A front end module has two signal paths for operation in two different frequency ranges which can be operated both with one antenna in the multiplex operating mode and with two antennas in a second operating mode. The respective operating mode is actuated via corresponding contact being made with the module substrate, and therefore by the user.07-25-2013
20120021801COMMUNICATION CONTROLLING METHOD, COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM, AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A method to control a communication device to communicate with a first external device in a first communication method and with a second external device in a second communication method being different from the first communication method is provided. The method includes steps of determining prior to communicating in the first communication method whether the communication device is set to communicate in the second communication method, switching the communication methods in the communication device from the second communication method to the first communication method when it is determined that the communication device is set to communicate in the second communication method, and communicating with the first external device in the first communication method after switching the communication methods.01-26-2012
20130196710ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE ANTENNA DIVERSITY AND RELATED METHODS - An electronic device may include a mobile wireless communications device having a first housing, a spatial diversity wireless transceiver carried by the first housing, and a first antenna carried by the first housing and coupled to the spatial diversity wireless transceiver. The electronic device may include an external antenna device having a second housing, and a second antenna carried thereby and configured to be coupled to the spatial diversity wireless transceiver. The spatial diversity wireless transceiver may be configured to selectively operate one of the first antenna and the second antenna to provide spatial diversity.08-01-2013
20090170554DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF SELECTIVELY ACTIVATING A WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTION - Device, system, and method of selectively activating a wireless network connection. In some demonstrative embodiments, a mobile device may include a wireless network communication unit capable of communicating with an access-point over a wireless network connection; a personal-area-network communication unit capable of communicating with one or more other mobile devices over one or more wireless personal-area-network connections, respectively; and a communication controller to mediate communications between the mobile devices and the access point when the wireless network connection is active, and to communicate with the access-point via at least one of the personal-area-network connections when the wireless network connection is not active. Other embodiments are described and claimed.07-02-2009
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20130210481METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INTELLIGENT WIRLESS TECHNOLOGY SELECTION - Methods and apparatus for intelligently selecting and operating one or more air interfaces of a mobile wireless device for e.g., call setup time reduction. In one embodiment, operation of a high speed cellular interface is selectively adjusted or disabled or switched out when not required so as to minimize call setup times by, e.g., using a different cellular interface to receive pages. In one implementation, the wireless device includes a high-speed cellular interface, a lower-speed cellular interface, and a WLAN (e.g., Wi-Fi) interface.08-15-2013
20130210482SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR USING A CELLULAR PHONE AS AN INTERFACE FOR A VOIP-EQUIPPED COMPUTER - A system, method and computer program product are provided. Included is a cellular phone capable of communicating via a long-range cellular network protocol and a short-range protocol. Further included is a system capable of communicating via a long-range hard-line network protocol and the short-range protocol. Thus, when the cellular phone is in the proximity of the system, the cellular phone communicates with the system utilizing the short-range protocol, so that the cellular phone is used to communicate via the long-range hard-line communication network protocol.08-15-2013
20130210484METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING TUNE-AWAY IN DUAL-SIM DUAL-STANDBY MOBILE DEVICES - Aspects of the disclosure provide methods and apparatuses for improving tune-away in some dual-SIM, dual standby mobile devices. For example, methods are provided for setting a first subscription of a first subscriber identity module (SIM) of a user equipment (UE) as a designated data subscription (DDS), wherein the first subscription supports only first technology type communication services, and setting a second subscription of a second SIM of the UE to support only the first technology type communication services in response to setting the first subscription as the DDS, wherein the second subscription is able to support both the first technology type communication services and second technology type communication services different than the first technology type communication services. As such, improved tune-away may be accomplished.08-15-2013
20130210485METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LOCATING A WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK IN A WIDE AREA NETWORK - The disclosure is directed to a mobile communication device that measures characteristics or attributes of a first communications network that vary according to physical location within that first communications network to create a fingerprint, or signature, of a location within the first communications network. When the fingerprint of the current location of the mobile device is created it can be compared to a known fingerprint associated with a second communication network to determine the mobile device's proximity to the second communications network. For example, the first communications network may be a CDMA wide area wireless communication network and the second communications network may be a 802.11 wireless LAN.08-15-2013

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