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455 - Telecommunications

455073000 - TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER)

455550100 - Radiotelephone equipment detail

455575100 - Housing or support

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
455575700 Having specific antenna arrangement 88
20090036183APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING MULTIPLE ANTENNA SERVICE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - An apparatus and method for supporting a multiple antenna service in a wireless communication system are provided. The apparatus includes at least one antenna, a form determining unit for determining a form of an MS, and an antenna constructing unit for constructing an antenna structure according to the form of the MS using the at least one antenna.02-05-2009
20100120481Switching circuit - A switching circuit that includes a first transfer path and a second transfer path that transfer a high frequency signal, a first transistor that electrically cuts off a common node between the first transfer path and the second transfer path and the first transfer path if the high frequency signal is transferred via the second transfer path, a second transistor that electrically cuts off the common node and the second transfer path if the high frequency signal is transferred via the first transfer path, a first control voltage input terminal that inputs a high-level control voltage if the high frequency signal is transferred via one of the first transfer path and the second transfer path, and a first voltage supply path that supplies a voltage according to the high-level control voltage to the common node.05-13-2010
20130084925MULTI-ANTENNA RECEPTION SCHEME - A device comprises a first antenna and a second antenna. During data transmission, only the first antenna transmits data. During data reception, the second antenna is the main reception antenna and the first antenna operates as a diversity antenna.04-04-2013
20130029733WIRELESS COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT CAPABLE OF ADAPTIVELY ADJUSTING CIRCUIT CONFIGURATION THEREOF ACCORDING TO CHANGE IN SURROUNDINGS AND RELATED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - A wireless communication circuit includes a sensing unit, a control unit and a wireless communication unit. The sensing unit is for detecting existence of a surrounding object, to generate a sensing signal. The control unit is coupled to the sensing unit, for generating a control signal according to the sensing signal. The wireless communication unit is coupled to the control unit, for adaptively adjusting a circuit configuration of the wireless communication unit according to the control signal.01-31-2013
20100081491MOBILE TERMINAL AND ANTENNA CONNECTION CABLE THEREOF - Provided are a mobile terminal and an antenna connection device of the mobile terminal which can reduce the number of connection paths between an antenna and a wireless communication unit and can thus minimize path loss. The mobile terminal may include a body including a first case in which an antenna is disposed and a second case in which a wireless communication unit is disposed; a mobile switch which is disposed in the second case and serves as a radio frequency (RF) input/output (I/O) port for the wireless communication unit; and an antenna connection cable which is formed in one body with the antenna and includes a connector formed at one end of the antenna connection cable, the antenna connection able being connected to the mobile switch via the connector.04-01-2010
20090011806ANTENNA SPACER FOR A HANDHELD COMMUNICATION DEVICE - The invention provides a portable communication device and enclosure therefor where separation of its antenna from the user's head is facilitated. The device comprises: a case; a speaker port; an antenna located in the bottom of the case; and a spacer located on the front of the case for resting against a cheek of a user of the device. When the device is held against the head of a user of the device with the spacer resting against a cheek of the user, the spacer biases the bottom of the device away from the user's head. The spacer may be located at a distance from the speaker port on the front of the case to comply with a Cellular Telephone Information Association (CTIA) test plan for Mobile Station Over the Air Performance.01-08-2009
20130090152PORTABLE WIRELESS DEVICE - To provide a portable wireless device in which the portability is excellent, a decrease in a size or a closed call is enabled, and a bandwidth can be increased with a reduction in an SAR value, There is employed a structure which includes a housing forming an outer packaging of the portable telephone, a circuit board provided in the housing, an antenna element provided close to one of short sides of the circuit board, and a metal plate connected to at least one of long sides of the circuit board and the antenna element side along a side wall of the housing, and in which a side of the metal plate that is not connected to the circuit board is opened.04-11-2013
20110014959Antenna Array Isolation For A Multiple Channel Communication System - A multi-channel wireless communication device includes first and second antenna elements. The first antenna element, being of a first type, transmits and receives a first wireless communication signal over a first predetermined wireless channel. The second antenna element, being of a second type different than the first type, transmits and receives a second wireless communication signal over a second predetermined wireless channel, different from the first predetermined wireless channel.01-20-2011
20110014958SPLIT BAND DIVERSITY ANTENNA ARRANGEMENT - A wireless communication device or a split band diversity antenna arrangement (01-20-2011
20100093411Portable Wireless Device - The present invention has an object of attaining further miniaturization and reducing the thickness of a portable wireless device with a built-in antenna. The cellular telephone device 04-15-2010
20120115553ADAPTIVE ANTENNA DIVERSITY SYSTEM - Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry with first and second ports that are coupled by switching circuitry to first and second antennas. A first receiver in the transceiver circuitry may be associated with the first port and a second receiver in the transceiver circuitry may be associated with the second port. An electronic device may be operated in a single receiver mode in which only one of the receivers is active to conserve power or a dual receiver mode in which signals from both antennas may be received in parallel to compare antenna performance. Based on antenna performance metrics, the electronic device may adjust the switching circuitry to ensure that an optimal antenna is being used.05-10-2012
20100087235Loop antenna for cell phone having a metallic or non-metallic casing - A loop antenna used in a cell phone having a circuit board and a casing housing the circuit board is disclosed to include a loop extending around the border of the circuit board, a ground end extending from one end of the loop and electrically connected to a ground plane of the circuit board, a feed end extending from the opposite end of the loop and electrically connected to the circuit board for signal input, and two cut-off ends formed in a middle part of the loop to cut off the loop. The two cut-off ends are electrically connected to the casing of the cell phone if the casing is a metallic casing, or short-circuited if the casing of the cell phone is a non-metallic casing.04-08-2010
20110287820DETECTION, SELECTION AND PROVISION OF EXTERNAL ANTENNAS FOR A MOBILE DEVICE - A mobile device can detect, select and use an external antenna supported by an attached accessory device. The mobile device queries the accessory device whether it supports an external antenna and receives an indication of whether the accessory device supports external antennas. The indication can comprise a list of accessory device pins operatively coupled to supported external antennas. The mobile device selects an external antenna for use by the mobile device. The selection can comprise selecting a mobile device pin operatively coupled to the selected external antenna. The selected mobile device pin can be a predetermined pin or a pin that is both operatively coupled to a supported external antenna and configured to operate as an external antenna pin. The mobile device can use the selected external antenna. The mobile device can switch between an internal antenna and an external antenna operatively coupled to a selected mobile device pin.11-24-2011
20080287170WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A wireless communication apparatus is provided. The wireless communication apparatus includes a transceiver and a hanging decoration. The transceiver includes an antenna having a metal area exposed to air. The transceiver receives or transmits electromagnetic signal through the antenna. The hanging decoration is disposed on the wireless communication apparatus and includes a metal conductor. When the antenna is connected to the metal area through the metal conductor, the frequency range of the antenna for transmitting or receiving the electromagnetic signal is changed. Therefore, the communication ability of the wireless communication apparatus is improved.11-20-2008
20100035671MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL CASE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - There is provided a mobile communication terminal case including: a case body of a mobile communication terminal having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a via hole formed through the first surface and the second surface; a conductive pattern provided on the first surface of the case body; a carrier film provided on the first surface of the case body to cover the conductive pattern; and conductive epoxy filling the via hole and having one end thereof in contact with the conductive pattern.02-11-2010
20100113112ANTENNA DEVICE FOR PORTABLE WIRELESS TERMINAL - An antenna device for a portable wireless terminal is provided. The antenna device includes a main antenna for mobile communication for transmitting and receiving signal in a first frequency band, a Transmit (Tx) sub-antenna for transmitting signals in a second frequency band, a Receive (Rx) sub-antenna for receiving signals in a third frequency band, and a controller for selectively using one of the Tx sub-antenna and the Rx sub-antenna if the second frequency band overlaps with the third frequency band, and for providing control such that the Tx sub-antenna and the Rx sub-antenna are simultaneously used if the second frequency band does not overlap with the third frequency band. Accordingly, without increasing the volume of the portable wireless terminal, an antenna space can be ensured and radiation performance can be improved.05-06-2010
20090069062MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes a first antenna configured to receive power from the first circuit board housed in the first housing, a second antenna configured to receive power from the second circuit board housed in the second housing, a first signal cable configured to electrically connect the first circuit board to the second circuit board and transmit a signal between the first circuit board and the second circuit board, and a second signal cable configured to electrically connect the first circuit board to the second circuit board and bypasses a board current flowing through the first signal cable from the first circuit board to the second antenna during operation of the second antenna.03-12-2009
20090149231RADIO APPARATUS AND BUILT-IN ANTENNA DEVICE - A radio apparatus having a first housing section and a second housing section is provided. The radio apparatus has a printed board contained in the second housing. The printed board is provided with an antenna feeding circuit. The radio apparatus has a hinge section pivotally connecting the first housing section and the second housing section to each other so as to relatively rotate the first housing section and the second housing section. The hinge section includes a spring, a non-conductive portion and a conductive portion other than the spring. The conductive portion is connected to the antenna feeding circuit.06-11-2009
20090143118INTERNAL ANTENNA FOR MOBILE PHONE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A cellular phone antenna and a manufacturing method of the same are disclosed, in which a high frequency characteristic and a product safety are enhanced using a cellular phone antenna which is manufactured by preventing an antenna device from being transformed. The cellular phone antenna comprises an antenna base which is engaged in an interior of a cellular phone; an antenna which is installed at the antenna base; a connection terminal which is connected with the antenna; and a holder which is attached to the antenna base so that the antenna and the connection terminal are connected.06-04-2009
20110028191INTEGRATED ANTENNA AND ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE PROTECTION - A mobile communications device having an antenna partly formed from an electrostatic discharge shield covering a microphone. The antenna includes a radiator arm extending from the electrostatic discharge shield and includes a feed element connecting the electrostatic discharge shield to a signal trace. To the extent the microphone employs an acoustic tube to form an acoustic pathway between the device casing and the microphone, the radiator arm of the antenna may be arranged over the acoustic tube.02-03-2011
20090143119RETRACTABLE ANTENNA STRUCTURE FOR USE IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICE - The invention relates to a retractable antenna structure for use in a telecommunications device. The antenna structure comprising a slide portion adapted for movably mounting the antenna structure in a cavity of a telecommunications device, such that the antenna structure is retractable into the cavity for storage and extensible from the cavity for operation, and an antenna portion carrying a flat radiation element for establishing at least one wireless network connection. The antenna portion comprises a first wing carrying a first part of the radiation element and a second wing carrying a second part of the radiation element. The wings are pivotally connected to each other between a storage position in which the wings lie on top of each other and an operational position in which the wings are spaced apart. The antenna portion further comprises at least one resilient member acting on at least one of the wings for spacing the wings apart. The invention further relates to a telecommunications device equipped with the antenna structure, such as a PCMCIA telecommunications card or a laptop computer06-04-2009
20090275370HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICES WITH ISOLATED ANTENNAS - Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry having at least first and second antennas. An antenna isolation element reduces signal interference between the antennas, so that the antennas may be used in close proximity to each other. A planar ground element may be used as a ground by the first and second antennas. The first antenna may be formed using a hybrid planar-inverted-F and slot arrangement in which a planar resonating element is located above a rectangular slot in the planar ground element. The second antenna may be formed from an L-shaped strip. The planar resonating element of the first antenna may have first and second arms. The first arm may resonate at a common frequency with the second antenna and may serve as the isolation element. The second arm may resonate at approximately the same frequency as the slot portion of the hybrid antenna.11-05-2009
20090239595MULTI-BAND BUILT-IN ANTENNA - A multi-band built-in antenna for a portable wireless terminal is provided. In the multi-band built-in antenna, a first radiation part processes signals of a first frequency band. A second radiation part, spaced apart from the first radiation part and electrically connected to the first radiation part, processes signals of a second frequency band lower than the first frequency band. And, a sub-radiator is electrically connected to the second radiation part and the sub-radiator is movable.09-24-2009
20100248799ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SHARED MULTIBAND ANTENNA AND ANTENNA DIVERSITY CIRCUITRY - Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may have antenna diversity circuitry that allows an optimum antenna in an antenna structure to be switched into use during device operations. The antenna structure may be shared between multiple radio-frequency transceivers in a radio-frequency transceiver circuit. The radio-frequency transceiver circuit may be coupled to the antenna structure using switching and filtering circuitry. The filtering circuitry may include a diplexer that divides radio-frequency signals into a divided signal path based on frequency. The filtering circuitry may also include bandpass filters that are interposed in each branch of the divided signal path. Switching circuitry in the switching and filtering circuitry may be used to selectively configure the wireless communications circuitry in transmit and receive modes using multiple communications bands.09-30-2010
20100137043PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a portable terminal device including an antenna, a casing, and an operation unit. The casing at least part of which is formed from a metallic material is disposed so that the antenna is exposed. The operation unit is formed from a resin material and mounted to the casing so as to cover the exposed antenna.06-03-2010
20080268925ANTENNA MODULE FOR A MOBILE PHONE - An antenna module for a mobile apparatus, wherein an antenna, a speaker and/or a camera are integrated in a housing; the antenna module is designed in the mode of optimal modularization to reduce interference of the speaker upon the antenna, thus the feature of the antenna can be improved; and the cost of product assembling and the period of product development can be reduced.10-30-2008
20080287171MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE COMPRISING A TOP-MOUNTED AUXILIARY INPUT/OUTPUT DEVICE AND A BOTTOM-MOUNTED ANTENNA - A mobile wireless communications device may include a housing having an upper portion and a lower portion, a dielectric substrate carried by the housing, circuitry carried by the dielectric substrate, and an audio output transducer carried by the upper portion of the housing and connected to the circuitry. The device may further include a user input interface carried by the housing and connected to the circuitry, and at least one auxiliary input/output device carried by the upper portion of the housing and connected to the circuitry. An antenna may also be carried within the lower portion of the housing comprising a pattern of conductive traces on the dielectric substrate.11-20-2008
20080268926Dual Autodiplexing Antenna - A dual autodiplexing antenna (10-30-2008
20110207510Mobile Device and Radio Communication Portion of Mobile Device - This mobile device includes a control portion determining whether or not a selection antenna module and a selection circuit module are matched to each other, and the control portion controls radio communication by the selection antenna module and the selection circuit module to be disabled when the selection antenna module and the selection circuit module are not matched to each other and controls radio communication by the selection antenna module and the selection circuit module to be enabled when the selection antenna module and the selection circuit module are matched to each other.08-25-2011
20090156276METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SHARING ANTENNAS FOR HIGH FREQUENCY AND LOW FREQUENCY APPLICATIONS - Aspects of a method and system for sharing antennas for high frequency and low frequency applications may include configuring a multi-frequency antenna system by coupling a plurality of antennas together communicatively via one or more frequency-dependent coupling elements. Radio signals may be received and/or transmitted on one or more radio frequencies via said configured multi-frequency antenna system. The one or more frequency-dependent coupling elements may be frequency-tunable, and may comprise microstrips, transmission lines, and/or RLC circuits. The multi-frequency antenna system may be configured for concurrent operation or time-division duplex operation during the transmitting and/or the receiving. The one or more radio frequencies may operate concurrently or in time-division duplex. The radio signals for transmission may be generated in one or more radio frequency front-ends, and the received radio signals may be demodulated in one or more radio frequency front-ends.06-18-2009
20090082075CASING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A casing includes a molded body provided with a recess, a conductive layer provided in the recess, and a protection film provided to cover at least a non-recessed region in a surface of the molded body provided with the recess and a surface of the conductive layer. The protection film extends generally evenly over the non-recessed region and the surface of the conductive layer. A method manufacturing the same and an electronic device including the casing are provided.03-26-2009
20090181735Reception Boosting Accessory - A carrying case for a portable electronic device includes a coupling element that couples to an antenna of the device without establishing a direct electrical connection. The coupling element increases the reception of the device by increasing the effective size of the antenna. The coupling element is designed to correspond to the reception capabilities of the device for which the case is designed. Preferably, the coupling element is a copper foil that is positioned in the case such that it is adjacent the antenna of the device when the device is held within the case. The copper foil is shaped to correspond to a profile of the device. An antenna and signal amplifier can be used in connection with the coupling element to further boost the device's reception capability.07-16-2009
20090061967PORTABLE WIRELESS APPARATUS AND ANTENNA STRUCTURE - A portable wireless apparatus includes a casing, an antenna and another electronic component. The antenna is contained in an end portion of the casing. The antenna includes a first and second antenna element, an antenna board and a antenna connector. The antenna board has a mounting face on which the first and second antenna elements are mounted. The antenna connector is formed on the antenna board and connects the first antenna element to the second antenna element. A predetermined space is provided between the first and second antenna elements. The other electronic component is disposed so as not to overlap the antenna connector in a direction orthogonal to the mounting face of the antenna board, and at least part of the other electronic component is disposed in the predetermined space.03-05-2009
20090104951WIRELESS CIRCUIT DEVICE - A current control circuit (04-23-2009
20080261667MOBILE TERMINAL HAVING AN IMPROVED INTERNAL ANTENNA - A mobile terminal is provided that includes a first area having a first conductive surface, a second area having a second conductive surface, the second area separated from the first area, and a feeding point formed between the first conductive surface and the second conductive surface to supply electrical signals to or from the first and the second conductive surfaces. The first and the second conductive surfaces together from an internal antenna10-23-2008
20100184493MOBILE PHONE - A mobile phone has a housing and an antenna assembly configured in the housing. The housing has a front portion, a rear portion, a top portion, a bottom portion and a side portion. The antenna assembly has a telecommunication antenna operating as at least one wireless telecommunication band, a short range antenna operating as at least one wireless short range communication band, a first broadcast receiving antenna operating at first broadcast band and a second broadcast receiving antenna operating at second broadcast band. The first broadcast band is lower than the second broadcast band. Each of the antennas is configured in at lest one of the portions of the housing. The mobile phone operates at diverse wireless communication systems by using the antennas. The antennas are dispersed in the mobile phone for reducing electromagnetic interference and size of the mobile phone.07-22-2010
20130122976MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE WITH SELECTIVE ANTENNA LOAD SWITCHING AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include at least two antennas having a different structure. The device may also include wireless transceivers, a load(s), signal processing circuitry, and a controller. The controller may be for selectively switching the signal processing circuitry to a desired one of the wireless transceivers, selectively switching a desired one of the antennas to the desired one of the wireless transceivers, and selectively switching a different one of the antennas to at least one of the loads.05-16-2013
20110130179ANTENNA DEVICE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE COMPRISING SUCH AN ANTENNA DEVICE - An antenna device for a portable electronic device, preferably for the FM frequency range, generally includes a monopole radiating and/or radiation receiving element including a feeding portion adapted to be connected to an antenna connection point. An inductor is connectable between the antenna connection point and ground. The input of an amplifier stage is also connectable to the antenna connection point. An output of the amplifier stage is connectable to a radio circuit, all provided in the interior of the portable electronic device.06-02-2011
20110111814MOBILE WIRELESS DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED ANTENNA AND AUDIO TRANSDUCER ASSEMBLY AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing, a circuit board carried by the portable housing, a wireless communications circuit carried by the circuit board, and an audio circuit carried by the circuit board. The device may further include an antenna assembly including an antenna carrier frame coupled to the circuit board and defining a cavity therein, and at least one antenna element carried on the carrier frame and coupled to the wireless communications circuit. The device may also include an audio output transducer carried within the cavity of the antenna carrier frame and coupled to the audio circuit.05-12-2011
20090111542Wireless Receiver with Receive Diversity - Wireless receivers are described for receiving signals from a transmitter. A receiver can include a plurality of antennas each for receiving a version of a signal via a different propagation channel and providing that version to a respective input. Signal processing means can be included and configured to operate diversity processing of a supplied number of said inputs for use in performing detection of said signal. The receiver can include channel parameter estimation means, configured to estimate one or more channel parameters on the propagation channels. The receiver can also include selection means configured to select only a subset of said inputs to implement a specific dimensionality of the receiver diversity processing, in dependence on the one or more channel parameters indicative of channel conditions on said propagation channels. The diversity processing can be linear or non-linear. Related methods and software implementations and computer program products are also described.04-30-2009
20130217450Radiation Pattern Recognition System and Method for a Mobile Communications Device - A radiation pattern recognition system and method for a wireless user equipment (UE) device wherein a set of benchmark radiation patterns are matched based on the wireless UE device's usage mode. In one aspect, the wireless UE device includes one or more antennas adapted for radio communication with a telecommunications network. A memory is provided including a database of benchmark radiation patterns for each of the one or more antennas in one or more usage modes associated with the wireless UE device. A processor is configured to execute an antenna application process for optimizing performance of the wireless UE device based at least in part upon using the matched set of benchmark radiation patterns.08-22-2013
20090069061PROTECTIVE HOUSINGS FOR WIRELESS TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS - A housing for an apparatus for portable wireless transmission, the apparatus for portable wireless transmission having an antenna element arranged to be able to resonate at a particular highest resonant operating frequency to send/receive transmissions substantially in a significant radiating direction. The housing comprises one or more metal piece areas arranged to, when assembled with the apparatus for the portable wireless transmission, be located over the antenna element in a significant radiating direction in electrical isolation from an electrical ground of the apparatus. The metal piece area(s) comprise a plurality of metal pieces arranged with the housing to be substantially electrically isolated from surrounding metal with dimensions having effective lengths of at most five-tenths of a wavelength for the highest resonating operating frequency of the antenna element.03-12-2009
20100056235ANTENNA BUILT IN MOBILE PHONE, AND MOBILE PHONE - An antenna built in a mobile phone that includes a front case having, on its surface, an operation portion and a rear case arranged on the rear of the front case is provided. The antenna includes a bar-shaped support member that is made of a synthetic resin and is located in the rear case along an upper side of the inside surface thereof, an antenna element integrally formed with the support member, and a concave portion provided in the support member to avoid interfering with a strap retaining portion that projects into the rear case at the center of the upper side of the rear case. The antenna element is formed in such a manner that the antenna element straddles a gap between edge portions of both side walls of the concave portion to avoid interfering with the strap retaining portion.03-04-2010
20110151949MULTIPLE-BAND ANTENNA WITH PATCH AND SLOT STRUCTURES - A multiple-band antenna having first and second operating frequency bands is provided. The antenna includes a first patch structure associated primarily with the first operating frequency band, a second patch structure electrically coupled to the first patch structure and associated primarily with the second operating frequency band, a first slot structure disposed between a first portion of the first patch structure and the second patch structure and associated primarily with the first operating frequency band, and a second slot structure disposed between a second portion of the first patch structure and the second patch structure and associated primarily with the second operating frequency band. A mounting structure for the multiple-band antenna is also provided. The mounting structure includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to and overlapping the first surface. The first and second patch structures are mounted to the first surface, and a feeding point and ground point, respectively connected to the first and second patch structures, are mounted to the second surface.06-23-2011
20120276963COUPLING AREA ENHANCEMENT APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD - A coupling area enhancement device includes a small coil and a large coil on opposing sides of a sheet of electromagnetic interference (EMI) absorptive material. The coupling area enhancement device may include one or more holes and may include adhesive material and sticker covers. Placement of the coupling area enhancement device may be accomplished by sticking the small coil to a host device near a contactless antenna. The large coil may also be stuck to a battery cover.11-01-2012
20100062815MOBILE PHONE FOR CONTROLLING DIVERSITY - A mobile phone includes a controller; a receipt adjusting unit for controlling receipt of the (RF) radio frequency signal and controlling receipt diversity under control of the controller; a first RF signal receiver for converting the RF signal received through the first antenna into a baseband signal to be transmitted to the controller under control of the receipt adjusting unit; a second RF signal receiver for converting the RF signal received through the second antenna into a baseband signal to be transmitted to the controller under control of the receipt adjusting unit; a transmission diversity adjusting unit for controlling transmission diversity under control of the controller; and an RF signal transmitter for converting the baseband signal transmitted from the controller into an RF signal to be transmitted to the first antenna and transmitting the RF signal to the second antenna under control of the transmission diversity adjusting unit.03-11-2010
20100056234MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A housing antenna 03-04-2010
20110077064APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ANTENNA MATCHING IN PORTABLE TERMINAL - An apparatus and method for antenna matching according to a position and an angle of a portable terminal is provided. Operations of the portable terminal include, when at least one of a position and an angle of the portable terminal is changed, determining an optimal Tunable Matching Network (TMN) set value corresponding to the position and the angle, and performing antenna matching according to the optimal TMN set value.03-31-2011
20100311480Intelligent signal booster - The invention is a device for multi-band, multi-channel, wireless communications that automatically provides signal amplification when and where necessary, and that automatically avoids harmful interference to base stations and other parts of the communications infrastructure. The device is especially suitable for, but not limited to, cellular and PCS bands and channels. The invention is a unique combination of an adjustable gain, bidirectional amplifier, a GPS receiver, a processor, and one or more removable, non-volatile, updatable memory devices. Alternatively, the memory can be an internal device accessible via an electronic port such as a USB. In either case, the memory stores comprehensive information that determines if amplification is necessary at a particular location sensed by the GPS receiver. Because the memory devices are updatable, they therefore provide protection against piracy and unauthorized and improper use. As an added measure of protection for the wireless networks, the device includes a dedicated apparatus that permits a service technician to remotely deactivate it in the event of a malfunction.12-09-2010
20120064954COMPOSITE ANTENNA AND PORTABLE TELEPHONE - A complex antenna has a first antenna element and a second antenna element each connected at one end to a different feed point and connected to each other at the other end through a parallel resonant circuit. Each antenna element has the same resonant frequency as the parallel resonant circuit. A mobile phone has an antenna switch with a first port connected to the first antenna element, a second port connected to the second antenna element, and a third port that can be connected to one of the first port and the second port and switched therebetween. A signal processing unit causes the antenna switch to connect the third port to the first port or to the second port and detects a signal captured by one of the antenna elements from the output of the third port.03-15-2012
20110028192MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE INCLUDING AN ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE, ELECTRICALLY FLOATING ELEMENT AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing having a surface, a printed circuit board (PCB) carried by the portable housing, and wireless transceiver circuitry carried by the PCB. The device may further include an antenna connected to the transceiver, and at least one electrically floating, electrically conductive, antenna beam shaping element secured to the surface of the portable housing for directing a beam pattern of the antenna.02-03-2011
20090197653MOBILE APPARATUS - According one aspect of the invention, there is provided a mobile apparatus including: a main face; a back face opposite to the main face, the back face being printed with visible user information; a thickness from the main face to the back face; an antenna disposed at a position nearer the back face than the main face; and an attachment portion attachable with a wearing tool, the wearing tool allowing a user to wear the mobile apparatus.08-06-2009
20090197654MOBILE APPARATUS AND MOBILE PHONE - According to one aspect of the invention, there is provided a mobile apparatus including: a resin body having a circumferential portion; a loop antenna disposed along the circumferential portion; and a printed circuit board configured to mount electronic components thereon, wherein the resin body is formed continuously and the loop antenna and the printed circuit board are embedded in the resin body.08-06-2009
20120302298MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE HAVING AN ANTENNA ASSEMBLY WITH CORNER COUPLED RECTANGULAR BASE CONDUCTOR PORTIONS AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing, a substrate carried by the portable housing, and wireless communications circuitry carried by the substrate. The mobile wireless communications device may also include at least one an antenna assembly carried by the substrate and coupled to the wireless communications circuitry. The at least one antenna assembly may include an electrically conductive base conductor having a first rectangular base portion and a second rectangular base portion offset therefrom. The first and second base portions may be coupled at respective diagonally opposing corners thereof and having an antenna feed defined along an outer portion of one of the first and second rectangular base portions. The at least one antenna assembly may include at least one electrically conductive arm extending along at least one side of one of the first and second rectangular base portions and spaced apart therefrom.11-29-2012
20100279751METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING RADIATION CHARACTERISTICS OF TRANSMITTER OF WIRELESS DEVICE IN CORRESPONDENCE WITH TRANSMITTER ORIENTATION - The invention provides an apparatus and a corresponding method for controlling radiation characteristics of a transmitter of a wireless device. The wireless device includes a transmitting portion that includes one or more antennas that are characterized by one or more radiation patterns. The wireless device further comprises a sensor system for determining an orientation of the transmitting portion and a control system that is operatively coupled to the sensor system and configured to control the supply of power to each antenna depending on the orientation of the transmitting portion.11-04-2010
20120309473MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes a terminal main body including a circuit board for processing a radio signal, a conductive member including an exposed surface exposed to the outside of the main body and a plurality of recesses formed to be recessed toward the interior of the main body from the exposed surface and disposed to be spaced apart, at least a portion thereof being formed to transmit and receive the radio signal, and a filling member forming an external appearance of the main body and filling the recess portions.12-06-2012
20110319145PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DETACHABLE ANTENNA - A portable electronic device includes a housing and an antenna. The housing includes at least one magnetic portion. The antenna includes at least one mounting end corresponding to the at least one magnetic portion. The at least one mounting end is magnetically attracted by the at least one magnetic portion and attached on the at least one magnetic portion.12-29-2011
20090061966ANTENNA AND SPEAKER ASSEMBLY - A portable communication device (03-05-2009
20120004016FILTERING CIRCUIT WITH COUPLED BAW RESONATORS AND HAVING IMPEDANCE MATCHING ADAPTATION - A filtering circuit includes a substrate; an acoustic mirror or a membrane destined to act as a mechanical support of acoustic resonators and to isolate these resonators from the substrate; a first section comprising an upper resonator and a lower resonator coupled to each other by at least one acoustic coupling layer; and a second section comprising an upper resonator and a lower resonator coupled to each other by at least one acoustic coupling layer. The filtering circuit also includes metallic vias implementing an inter stage connection between the lower resonator of a section and the upper resonator of the other section. Preferably, the upper resonators exhibit a piezoelectric layer having a thickness selected in order to achieve an optimal impedance matching between the said first and second sections.01-05-2012
20120009983TUNABLE ANTENNA SYSTEMS - An electronic device has wireless communications circuitry including an adjustable antenna system coupled to a radio-frequency transceiver. The adjustable antenna system may include one or more adjustable electrical components that are controlled by storage and processing circuitry in the electronic device. The adjustable electrical components may include switches and components that can be adjusted between numerous different states. The adjustable electrical components may be coupled between antenna system components such as transmission line elements, matching network elements, antenna elements and antenna feeds. By adjusting the adjustable electrical components, the storage and processing circuitry can tune the adjustable antenna system to ensure that the adjustable antenna system covers communications bands of interest.01-12-2012
20090061965IN-BUILT FM ANTENNA - A portable communication device including a casing having a front section and a back section is provided. The back section may at least partly made of an electrically conducting material. The casing also may enclose a ground plane and a radio circuit that is connected to a radiation receiving antenna element and the ground plane. The radiation receiving antenna element is provided in an area of electrically conducting material of the back section of the casing.03-05-2009
20130225250HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHODS INVOLVING IMPROVED ANTENNA PERFORMANCE - Handheld electronic devices and methods involving improved antenna performance are provided. A representative device includes: a housing; a first antenna mounted at a first position of the housing; a second antenna mounted at a second position of the housing; a hand position monitoring system operative to determine a position of a hand of a user grasping the housing of the device; and an antenna selection system operative to selectively and alternately activate the first antenna and the second antenna such that, responsive to the hand position monitoring system determining that the hand is in a vicinity of the first antenna, the antenna selection system activates the second antenna, and responsive to the hand position monitoring system determining that the hand is in a vicinity of the second antenna, the antenna selection system activates the first antenna.08-29-2013
20120157175Peripheral Electronic Device Housing Members with Gaps and Dielectric Coatings - An electronic device such as a handheld device may have a rectangular housing with a rectangular periphery. A conductive peripheral housing member may run along the rectangular periphery and may surround the rectangular housing. Radio-frequency transceiver circuitry within the electronic device may be coupled to antenna structures for transmitting and receiving radio-frequency signals. The conductive peripheral housing member may form part of the antenna structures. A gap in the conductive peripheral housing member may be filled with dielectric. The conductive peripheral housing member may be configured to form a recess. The recess may have the shape of a rectangle, oval, diamond, or other shape that overlaps and is bisected by the gap. The recess may also have the shape of a groove that extends around the entire periphery of the housing. The dielectric in the recess may include one or more different materials such as clear and opaque polymers.06-21-2012
20120208606ANTENNA AND MOBILE TERMINAL - An antenna that suppresses deterioration of communication performance depending on an angle with respect to a reading surface of a reader/writer includes a rectangular spiral coil conductor provided on a flexible substrate. The flexible substrate includes an aperture in a winding center portion of the coil conductor. A magnetic sheet penetrates the aperture of the flexible substrate. An antenna coil is provided near an end of a circuit board. A first conductor portion and a second conductor portion of the coil conductor are provided at positions opposing each other across the aperture. A portion of the magnetic sheet close to the second conductor portion is bent in a direction to get close to the circuit board.08-16-2012
20090131130ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - In an electronic apparatus which is equipped with a first transmission unit for performing a first communication by an electromagnetic wave; a second transmission unit for performing a second communication by an electromagnetic wave; and a reception unit for receiving a signal transmitted from the second transmission unit, the electronic apparatus is comprised of an antenna arranged by a radiator having a size which is smaller than 1/(2π) of a wavelength of a use electromagnetic wave, which is connected to at least the second transmission unit and the reception unit.05-21-2009
20090131129PORTABLE TELEPHONE WITH BROADCAST RECEIVER - To provide a cell phone equipped with a broadcast receiver that delivers a high receiving sensitivity and antenna performance in various usage states.05-21-2009
20110183730PORTABLE WIRELESS DEVICE - A portable wireless device which effectively uses a space in a case while maintaining communication qualities by reducing antenna gain deterioration even when a plurality of antennas of different frequency bands are arranged adjacent to each other. The portable wireless device is provided with patterns for adding a band disturbing element, which is composed of beads and a parallel resonance circuit, to a part where one side of an antenna pattern of a magnetic field antenna is closed to between the main antenna and the magnetic field antenna is more easily generated. The band disturbing element may be composed of ferrite core or the like.07-28-2011
20120231860ANTENNA ARRANGEMENT AND PORTABLE RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE THEREFORE - An exemplary embodiment includes an antenna arrangement for a portable radio communication device comprising at least a first radiating element and a ground plane means. The antenna arrangement comprises a first conductor, which first conductor in a first point is electrically connected to the ground plane means through a high pass filter means and in a first end is open ended. A second end of the first conductor is connected to a FM receiver, FM transmitter, or FM transceiver.09-13-2012
20100197373CELLULAR WIRELESS UNIT - Antenna characteristics of a folding cellphone are adjusted to appropriate values. The cellphone includes a first casing 08-05-2010
20120172096ANTENNA ARRAY FOR SUPPORTING MULTIPLE BEAM ARCHITECTURES - The present invention relates to an antenna array for supporting multiple beam architectures. For example, a transceiver may include an antenna array. The antenna array includes a plurality of antenna elements, where the plurality of antenna elements is configured to support at least two beam architectures in a cell site. Each beam architecture is associated with a different configuration of sectors and beamforming signals. According to one embodiment, each beam architecture is associated with a different wireless standard. According to another embodiment, each beam architecture is associated with a different carrier within one wireless standard. The antenna elements may be arranged as a circular array.07-05-2012
20100048265Antenna mounting arrangement for cell phone with a metal casing - An antenna mounting arrangement for a cell phone having a plastic bottom shell, a metal front cover and a printed circuit board with a ground plane set in between the plastic bottom shell and the metal front cover metal is disclosed to have the ground pin of the antenna be electrically connected to the ground plane of the printed circuit board and the metal front cover of the cell phone to change the direction of electric current through the antenna and to further change the distribution of the magnetic field of the cell phone for increasing the antenna efficiency.02-25-2010
20100048266Antenna device - Disclosed is a multi-band antenna device with a simplified design and fabrication method, which can be suitably mounted to a mobile phone, or the like. The disclosed antenna device includes a substrate, and an antenna element connected to a feed point of the substrate. The antenna element includes a right-left asymmetrical first antenna element, and a second antenna element mounted to the first antenna element, which are integrally formed, and is provided on the surface of a dielectric substance. The antenna device can be embedded in the terminal while obtaining a good VSWR value over a wide-band by the first antenna element. Also, in the antenna device, in a low frequency band which cannot be covered by the first antenna element, it is possible to obtain a good VSWR value by the second antenna element.02-25-2010
20100273543ANTENNA ASSEMBLY FOR SERVICE STATION - Disclosed are antenna assemblies suitable for establishing wireless communication with entities that have variable or indeterminate antenna orientation, especially entities having a limited power supply, the antenna assemblies comprising two linearly polarized reception antennae (10-28-2010
20100009730Mobile Wireless Device - A mobile wireless device in which a first housing and a second housing are connected together at base ends thereof via a hinge section, the first housing including a first circuit board to which a first antenna and a second antenna are connected, and the second housing including a second circuit board, includes: an electric wiring section that brings a reference potential section of the first circuit board and a reference potential section of the second circuit board into conduction; and an inductive coupler that inductively couples the reference potential section of the first circuit board and the reference potential section of the second circuit board at high frequency near the second antenna provided at the base end of the first housing, the inductive coupler including a first conductor that extends toward the second housing side at the base end of the first housing and connects to the reference potential section of the first circuit board.01-14-2010
20100029350FULL-DUPLEX WIRELESS TRANSCEIVER DESIGN - Techniques are provided for full-duplex mobile wireless transceiver design without using duplexers. In an embodiment, separate antennas are provided for the TX and RX signal paths in the transceiver. In an embodiment, the antennas may be implemented as surface mountable ceramic antennas. In an embodiment, the antennas may incorporate integrated band-pass filtering. Further techniques for designing the antennas to have different relative physical characteristics, including antenna orientation, are disclosed.02-04-2010
20110045881WIRELESS COMMUNICATION MODULE, PORTABLE DEVICE USING THE SAME AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention discloses a wireless communication module, comprising a substrate; at least one wireless module, disposed on the substrate; and a module which does not emit wireless signals can be disposed on the substrate as well. The wireless communication module forms a compact structure and removes the need for RF shielded coaxial cables within the communication module. The present invention further discloses a portable device, which comprises a display part comprising a communication module; and a host part coupled to the display part; wherein the communication module is deposited on top of display part for better reception02-24-2011
20100248800MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A system and method for controlling antennas in a mobile electronic device is disclosed. The mobile electronic device comprises a first case comprising first antenna means and second case comprising second antenna means. The mobile electronic device is operable to communicate using the first antenna means when in a closed state and using the first and second antenna means when in an opened state.09-30-2010
20110237315Multi-beam-shaping structure - A multi-beam-shaping structure is distinguished by the following features: the multi-beam-shaping structure is provided with at least one electronic communication interface for controlling the multi-beam-shaping structure for setting the at least two radiation diagrams differently, the multi-beam-shaping structure comprises at least one driver, preferably comprising an electric motor and preferably a power unit, the multi-beam-shaping structure comprises at least two first mechanical interfaces and/or coupling points, a drive connection engages on each of the at least two first mechanical interfaces and/or coupling points, the at least one driver of the multi-beam-shaping structure is connected to the at least two mechanical interfaces and/or coupling points via a multidrive, it being possible to actuate selectively at least one of the plurality of drive connections in each case via the at least one driver and the associated controller, and the number of interfaces and/or coupling points being greater than the number of driver.09-29-2011
20100234082METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CASE FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL, CASE FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL, AND MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL HAVING THE SAME - A method of manufacturing a case for a mobile communications terminal, includes disposing an antenna pattern inside a mold having a shape of a case for a mobile communications terminal, the mold including one or more magnets, and injecting a molding material into the mold and molding a case for a mobile communications terminal in which the antenna pattern is embedded. The antenna pattern is fixed by a magnetic force of the one or more magnets formed within the mold, and prevented from being deformed or moved while the molding material is injected.09-16-2010
20100130273PORTABLE WIRELESS DEVICE - Provided is a portable wireless device having a plurality of antennas of different frequency bands. By positively using one antenna for improving gains of other antennas, the one antenna can be effectively used and the gains of other antennas can be improved. Patterns (A05-27-2010
20080234015RECEIVING DEVICE AND ANTENNA - An antenna, to be connected to a receiving device for receiving broadcast waves in first and second frequency bands, includes a core-wire-side cable for transmitting a signal or an electric power used in the receiving device, and a covered wire for covering a part of the core-wire-side cable from a receiving-device-side end of the core-wire-side cable to a given point before an end that is on the opposite side of the receiving-device-side end so as to shield the core-wire-side cable. The covered wire functions as a first antenna unit for receiving a broadcast wave in the first frequency band, whereas the core-wire-side cable functions as a second antenna unit for receiving a broadcast wave in the second frequency band.09-25-2008
20100087236CASE ASSEMBLY FOR ANTENNA AMPLIFYING SYSTEM, ANTENNA AMPLIFYING SYSTEM AND MAST ANTENNA INTEGRATING SUCH A SYSTEM - The invention relates to a case assembly for antenna amplifying system, an antenna amplifying system and a mast antenna incorporating such a system. According to the invention, the case assembly for antenna amplifying system having a general shape elongated along a longitudinal axis (04-08-2010
20130116017APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR POWER AMPLIFIERS - Apparatus and methods for power amplifiers are disclosed. In one embodiment, a power amplifier circuit assembly includes a power amplifier and an impedance matching network. The impedance matching network is operatively associated with the power amplifier and is configured to provide a load line impedance to the power amplifier between about 6 Ω and about 10 Ω. The impedance matching network includes a fundamental matching circuit and one or more termination circuits, and the fundamental matching circuit and each of the of the one or more termination circuits include separate input terminals for coupling to an output of the power amplifier so as to allow the fundamental matching circuit and each of the one or more termination circuits to be separately tuned.05-09-2013
20130130757NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ANTENNA THEREOF - A near field communication electronic device and an antenna may include an antenna module, a near field communication control module and a battery-receiving groove. The antenna module may be electrically connected to the near field communication control module and the antenna module may be disposed around the battery-receiving groove.05-23-2013
20080207285MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE WITH HUMAN INTERFACE DIVERSITY ANTENNA AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable handheld housing, and a wireless transceiver carried by the housing. A pair of an antennas are positioned in side-by-side relation preferably in the upper portion of the portable handheld housing. A human interface diversity controller is connected to the wireless transceiver to preferentially operate with the plurality of antennas based upon a relative position of the portable handheld housing with respect to a hand of a human user. The device can select or weight the antennas based upon the position of the device when being held by a user.08-28-2008
20130184038SMALL ANTENNA APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - An antenna apparatus for a mobile terminal is provided. The antenna apparatus includes an antenna pattern, a first electric circuit and a second electric circuit respectively connected between both ends of the antenna pattern and a system ground, and a third electric circuit disposed between the antenna pattern and a feeding line, wherein the first electric circuit and the second electric circuit extend electrical wavelengths of the antenna pattern and the third electric circuit increases input impedance matching.07-18-2013
20110312393ANTENNA SYSTEM WITH PARASITIC ELEMENT FOR HEARING AID COMPLIANT ELECTROMAGNETIC EMISSION - A system for production of an electromagnetic (EM) field having EM emissions mitigated at one or more predetermined locations within a Hearing Aid Compliant (HAC) measurement plane is provided. The EM field mitigation system includes a ground plane, an antenna element, and a parasitic resonator element. The antenna element is coupled to the ground plane and resonates within at least one predetermined frequency band for transmitting and receiving the radio frequency (RF) signals modulated at one or more frequencies within the at least one predetermined first frequency band. The parasitic resonator element includes at least a first leg and a second leg connected to the ground plane and located a predetermined distance from the antenna element for mitigation of the EM emissions of the antenna element at the one or more predetermined locations within the HAC measurement plane. The first leg of the parasitic resonator element is connected to the ground plane on a first side of an effective electric field mid-line laterally dividing the ground plane and the second leg of the parasitic antenna element is connected to the ground plane on a second side of the effective electric field mid-line of the ground plane.12-22-2011
20120088560MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE INCLUDING SPACED APART ELONGATE MEMBERS FOR REDUCING SAR AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing and wireless transceiver circuitry carried by the portable housing. The mobile wireless communications device may also include an antenna carried by the portable housing and coupled to the wireless transceiver circuitry, and a light source carried by the portable housing. The device may further include a keyboard assembly carried by the portable housing including a light guide coupled to the light source and having input key receiving openings therein, and a mask carried by the light guide and having input key receiving openings. The mask may include spaced apart electrically conductive elongate members positioned relative to the antenna to reduce a Specific Absorption Rate value for the mobile wireless communications device.04-12-2012

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