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07/17/14
20140201817
 Auditing communications patent thumbnailnew patent Auditing communications
Auditing a communication is disclosed. Credentials are received from a client.
07/17/14
20140201807
 Systems and methods for enforcing security in mobile computing patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for enforcing security in mobile computing
Methods and systems described herein relate to enhancing security on a device by configuring one or more software functions in a trusted zone of a processor using object firewalls, ipc mechanisms, and/or a policy engine. An inter-process communication mechanism and inter-process communication bus enable secure inter-process communication between inter-process communication applications within the trusted zone and inter-process communication applications external to the trusted zone.
07/17/14
20140201786
 Systems and methods for media packaging patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for media packaging
The invention relates to a method for packaging media and data for transmission over a broadband communications network link for display at a terminal destination. Features of the method included creating desired media segments for transmission to the terminal destination and for creating targeting information, for example in whole or in part in the form of metadata, for transmission to the terminal destination.
07/17/14
20140201775
 Audiovisual reproduction system patent thumbnailnew patent Audiovisual reproduction system
Audiovisual reproduction system including a central unit managing a sound control circuit, and a telecommunications modem connected to a distribution network controlled by a host server, through a multitask operating system created around a tools and services library, in which the operating system includes a function that adjusts the sound control circuit to couple volumes in the various areas in which the loudspeakers in the audiovisual reproduction system are used, this function being accessible through a management mode of the multitask operating system, the coupling maintaining the ratios between the various volumes in each area when the volume in one area is modified.. .
07/17/14
20140201760
 Application context intercommunication for mobile devices patent thumbnailnew patent Application context intercommunication for mobile devices
A method and system include a backend mobile development framework. The framework includes a library having a plurality of apps for mobile devices, the apps divided into groups of related apps.
07/17/14
20140201528
 Techniques to monitor connection paths on networked devices patent thumbnailnew patent Techniques to monitor connection paths on networked devices
Techniques for managing network connections are described. An apparatus may comprise a communications component operative to manage a connection for a client, the connection routed over a network and a traffic analysis component operative to determine one or more characteristics of the routing of the connection.
07/17/14
20140201523
 Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, communication system, transmission method, and reception method patent thumbnailnew patent Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, communication system, transmission method, and reception method
Provided is a transmission apparatus capable of avoiding unnecessary decryption and preventing a denial-of-service attack. The transmission apparatus that establishes a secure communications channel (sa) between the transmission apparatus and a reception apparatus includes a creation section that creates a packet, an encryption section that, based on a ratio of a redundant packet to the packets created by the packet creation section and on an instruction from the reception apparatus, determines an encryption coverage in the created packet and encrypts data in the encryption coverage, and a transmission section that transmits the encrypted packet through sa..
07/17/14
20140201415
 Wireless docking service with direct connection to peripherals patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless docking service with direct connection to peripherals
In one example, a method includes receiving, from a user application and with a wireless docking service of a wireless docking communications stack executing on a computing device, a request to discover one or more peripheral functions within wireless communication range of the computing device. The method also includes, responsive to receiving the request, discovering, with the wireless docking service, the one or more peripheral functions without communicating with a wireless docking center.
07/17/14
20140201414
 Portable instrument and docking station with divided universal serial bus communication device patent thumbnailnew patent Portable instrument and docking station with divided universal serial bus communication device
A universal serial bus (usb) communication system includes a portable instrument and a docking station that communicate with a host device using a divided usb communication device. A first portion of the usb communication device is provided in the portable instrument.
07/17/14
20140201400
 Electronic tool and methods for meetings patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic tool and methods for meetings
An electronic meeting tool and method for communicating arbitrary media content from users at a meeting comprises a node configuration means adapted to operate a display node of a communications network, the display node being coupled to a first display. The node configuration means is adapted to receive user selected arbitrary media content and to control display of the user selected arbitrary media content on the first display.
07/17/14
20140201387
new patent Local streaming proxy server
A local application streaming proxy can create a virtual image of storage media, which allows cloud operators to rapidly deliver applications, or deliver any operating system remotely, while providing better security, network utilization, low power requirements, and consistent performance for streamed applications and operating systems. A station using its wifi/lan provides qos guarantees (or priority) for application streaming network communications to create a consistent user experience regardless of other application bandwidth utilization.
07/17/14
20140201383
new patent Distributed description over multiple links
Technologies are generally described for enhancing quality of service for real time media communications over wireless networks through use of multiple media streams. A wireless communication device may be associated to multiple access points and/or cellular base stations.
07/17/14
20140201381
new patent Protocol translation in smart grid communications
A system and method for managing smart grid communication is disclosed. The system includes a communication module, a discovery module, a translation module and a smart grid module.
07/17/14
20140201327
new patent System for communicating media to users over a network
A system of selectively providing media as audio or video or combined media to users in a categorized highly segmented manner. Employing communications and operative software adapted to the task running on a networked computer or server, the system stores media browsers which use media files related to the products and services of one subscribing client.
07/17/14
20140201321
new patent Systems, methods, and/or apparatus for enabling communication between devices using different communication protocols
An integration system for enabling communication between service providers and end-devices, comprising at least one memory for storing data about end-devices and an interface for receiving communications from service providers intended for a plurality of end-devices and retransmitting the communication to the plurality of end-devices. The plurality of end-devices being configured to communicate with two or more different service providers and the integration system is configured to translate the incoming communication from the service provider to the protocol corresponding to the end-device..
07/17/14
20140201317
new patent Systems and methods for device-to-cloud message delivery
Certain implementations of the disclosed technology may include systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing device-to-cloud (upstream) message delivery. According to an example implementation, a method is provided that can include generating, by a mobile computing device, a first message from a first application and a second message from a second application.
07/17/14
20140201291
new patent System and method for creating a geographically-defined social network
A system and method for creating a geographically-defined social network. In the preferred embodiment, residents living in a defined geographical area, such as a particular neighborhood, are connected to one another via a social network.
07/17/14
20140201278
new patent Systems and methods for computing device communications
Certain implementations of the disclosed technology may include systems and methods for computing device communications. According to an example implementation of the disclosed technology, a method is provided that can include determining a status and capability of at least one selected computing device, and sending a generated message to the at least one selected computing device.
07/17/14
20140201267
new patent Method, apparatus, and system for migrating user service
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for migrating a user service, and relate to the field of communications, so that a user service is uninterrupted and service data of a user is not lost in a process of migrating an application program. The method includes: saving a user request link message sent by a client; after freezing an application program, saving socket status information corresponding to each current user link, and saving data packets in a socket input buffer and a socket output buffer that correspond to each current user link; and sending the user request link message to a standby server, so that the standby server generates a server socket according to the user request link message; and sending socket status information corresponding to the user link, and the data packets to the standby server, so that the standby server updates the server socket and buffer data..
07/17/14
20140201212
new patent Methods and arrangements for device profiles in wireless networks
Embodiments provide a device profile mechanism for wireless devices. Many embodiments comprise a medium access control (mac) sublayer logic to build frames comprising a device profile index element for a first device.
07/17/14
20140201182
new patent Mobile communications device with electronic nose
Systems and methods for a mobile electronic system that gathers and analyzes odors, airborne chemicals and/or compounds. A signature or representation of the odors, airborne chemicals and/or compounds can be generated.
07/17/14
20140201089
new patent Communications systems and methods
Various aspects of a method and system for electronics lifetime wear monitoring are provided. Various aspects of a method and system for scheduling various maintenance-related activities based, at least in part, on circuit monitoring are also provided..
07/17/14
20140201075
new patent Transaction system and method
A method and device of performing a person-to-person payment from a wireless personal communications device of an originator to a wireless communications device of a recipient is provided. The method include transferring a respective blind payment identifier, which is associated with a payment having a monetary value, from a wireless personal communications device of the originator to a wireless personal communications device of the recipient by using a direct device-to-device communications protocol.
07/17/14
20140201015
new patent Adjustable kiosk system
A kiosk system includes: a flexible bendable user interactive display screen capable of operation when contorted, twisted or bent into different physical configurations; an operational interface in communications with the display screen; a network for access to and from the display screen via the operational interface; and a computer system for providing and receiving data to and from the display screen via the network.. .
07/17/14
20140201012
new patent Methods and systems for exchanging and/or transferring various forms of value
Methods and systems for exchanging various forms of value, including coins, currency, credit, debit, and/or bank account funds, for prepaid cash cards, credit cards, phone cards, and the like. In one embodiment, a value exchange machine includes a coin input region, a coin sorting/counting apparatus, a card reader, and a communications facility configured to communicate with a remote computer network.
07/17/14
20140200934
new patent Game entry
An apparatus for use in a points redemption system in relation to a customer loyalty program includes a data input to receive an input from a user that points are to be redeemed for entry to a game. A request is sent to a server to indicate that a game is to be entered, identifying an associated terminal.
07/17/14
20140200884
new patent Telecommunications methods and systems providing user specific audio optimization
Systems and methods for applying user specific acoustic adjustment parameters are provided. The intelligibility of speech for a particular user is determined and a set of acoustic adjustment parameters is determined.
07/17/14
20140200855
new patent Coremicro reconfigurable embedded smart sensor node
A coremicro reconfigurable embedded smart sensor node has the capability of hosting intelligent algorithms to support health monitoring applications and has optional standardized software communications stack. The purpose of this present invention is to provide a flexible low power distributed computational platform to deploy intelligent software elements (based on artificial intelligence techniques) among the system architecture to result in a reconfigurable scheme for distributed intelligence granularity.
07/17/14
20140200753
new patent Rail bus transportation network loop system
A transportation network system: comprising existing dual-mode vehicles facilities operating on existing railway tracks and on existing roadways roads and existing roadway-railway crossings facilities for the transportation, pickup, and drop off of passengers and of goods within and about an urban city environment. Fundamental to this system is the integration of these exiting facilities with incorporation of modern computer marshalling means for operation of the railway-vehicles and of the roadway dual-mode vehicles, having wireless communications and gps in which means administered are fuzzy logic computer logic engine means and fuzzy logic algorithmic means for save operation of the vehicles on the railway tracks and on the roads and the dual-mode vehicles entry to or egress from the tracks with which to provide an optimised and safe transportation system..
07/17/14
20140200751
new patent Flight recording system in an aircraft integrating the audio management function
A flight recording system with a simple, precise, reliable and low cost installation and connection architecture. This system includes a box provided with reversible fastening means onto the aircraft, said box comprising recording means for recording conversations and audio communications and audio management means for managing signals and for providing the recording means with signals originating from the audio environment of the cockpit..
07/17/14
20140200749
new patent Unmanned air vehicle communications
A communications management system, including a configurable router, and method, for an unmanned air vehicle (uav), arranged to selectively route data between a plurality of avionic subsystems/communications resources on the uav and a plurality of transceivers on the uav, the routes selected being determined at least in part according to a desired red and black data separation of data to be transmitted from the transceivers and/or a red and black data separation of data being received by the transceivers.. .
07/17/14
20140200740
new patent Short range wireless communication between a vehicle and a handheld communications device
A method and system for establishing short range wireless communication (srwc) between a handheld communications device (hcd) and a vehicle telematics unit. In some instances, the communication may be established following a disconnection event between the telematics unit and a wireless carrier network.
07/17/14
20140200705
new patent Systems and methods for controlling phasing of advancing substrates in absorbent article converting lines
The present disclosure relates to systems and processes for controlling the relative positions or phasing of advancing substrates and/or components in absorbent article converting lines. The systems and methods may utilize feedback from technologies, such as vision systems, sensors, remote input and output stations, and controllers with synchronized embedded clocks to accurately correlate component placement detections and placement control on an absorbent article converting process.
07/17/14
20140200701
new patent Systems and methods for detecting and rejecting defective absorbent articles from a converting line
The present disclosure relates to systems and processes for detecting and rejecting defective absorbent articles from a converting line. In particular, the systems and methods may utilize feedback from technologies, such as vision systems, sensors, remote input and output stations, and controllers with synchronized embedded clocks to accurately correlate inspection results and measurements from an absorbent article converting process.
07/17/14
20140200460
new patent Real-time physiological characteristic detection based on reflected components of light
Embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and wearable/mobile computing devices configured to facilitate health and wellness monitoring and maintenance. More specifically, disclosed are systems, components and methods to detect physiological characteristics, such as heart rate, of an organism in real-time based on components of light.
07/17/14
20140200418
new patent Methods and systems for acoustic data transmission
A method of communicating with an ingestible capsule includes detecting the location of the ingestible capsule, focusing a multi-sensor acoustic array on the ingestible capsule, and communicating an acoustic information exchange with the ingestible capsule via the multi-sensor acoustic array. The ingestible capsule includes a sensor that receives a stimulus inside the gastrointestinal tract of an animal, a bidirectional acoustic information communications module that transmits an acoustic information signal containing information from the sensor, and an acoustically transmissive encapsulation that substantially encloses the sensor and communications module, wherein the acoustically transmissive encapsulation is of ingestible size.
07/17/14
20140200092
new patent Method and apparatus for determining a relative orientation of points on a rigid body
An inertial measurement unit is affixed to a rigid body. The inertial measurement includes a gyroscope that measures a first angular velocity and an angular acceleration; a first accelerometer that measures a first acceleration; a communications unit that receives a measurement signal, the measurement signal including a second acceleration transmitted from a second accelerometer, the second accelerometer being affixed to the rigid body; and a controller that calculates a relative orientation of the inertial measurement unit and the second accelerometer, and a distance separating the inertial measurement unit and the second accelerometer..
07/17/14
20140200049
new patent Dialed digits based vocoder assignment
A system and method for providing voice communications with desired characteristics based upon the intended recipient of a voice communication. An apparatus includes a list of dial strings associated with parties having desired voice communication characteristics.
07/17/14
20140200029
new patent Measurement configuration map for measurement event reporting in cellular communications network
Cells of a cellular communications network are divided into a plurality of areas. For each area, measurement event data is determined, wherein the measurement event data trigger a measurement event in a user equipment, and when the measurement event is detected by the user equipment based on the measurement event data, the measurement event is reported by the user equipment.
07/17/14
20140200022
new patent Method and apparatus for providing accurate mobility state estimation in heterogeneous networks based on coordinated radial speed estimation
A method of determining a mobility state of a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communications network, the method comprising: obtaining, at a first device, a first speed measurement, the first speed measurement being a measurement of a radial speed of the ue relative to a first network element; obtaining, at the first device, one or more second speed measurements corresponding, respectively, to one or more second network elements, each of the one or more second speed measurements being a measurement of a radial speed of the ue relative to the corresponding one of the one or more second network elements; generating, at the first device, a comparison result based on the first speed measurement and the one or more second speed measurements; and determining the mobility state of the ue based on the comparison result.. .
07/17/14
20140200013
new patent Device and method for facilitating secure communications over a cellular network
A process for communicating utility-related data over at least one network is described. The process includes: collecting utility-related data at a hub device during a first predetermined period of time; securing the utility-related data at the hub device using digital envelopes during the first predetermined period of time; initiating by the hub device an autonomous wake up process during a second predetermined period of time; sending the secure utility-related data over a first network to a designated server via at least one user datagram protocol (“udp”) message during the second predetermined period of time; and receiving an acknowledgement of receipt message of the at least one udp message from the designated server; wherein the first and second predetermined periods of time typically do not overlap, but may overlap..
07/17/14
20140200007
new patent Inter-network handover system and method
A method includes receiving, from a user device, a global cell identifier of a cell in the second communications network, wherein information for forming a location area identification ‘lai’ can be obtained from the global cell identifier, and a routing area code ‘rac’ for use in identifying a target gateway component operating within a location area represented by the location area identification ‘lai’ and associated with the neighbor base station component, generating a handover request message in the first communications network, for handing over to the neighbor base station component operating as the target base station component, the handover request message incorporating the routing area code ‘rac’ and the location area identification ‘lai’, and transmitting the handover request message to facilitate the handover to the second communications network.. .
07/17/14
20140200005
new patent User equipment short stay report
A second handover of a user equipment from a cell b to a cell c of a cellular communications network is successfully completed, wherein a successful completion of a first handover of the user equipment from a cell a of the cellular communications network to the cell b has immediately preceded the second handover. The second handover is determined as being a rapid handover at the cell b and/or the cell c based on a detection that the second handover of the user equipment has been initiated from the cell b to the cell c within a configurable period of time since the successful completion of the first handover, and the rapid handover is reported to the cell a..
07/17/14
20140200001
new patent Method and apparatus for mobility enhancement
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for a radio resource management (rrm) decision in wireless communication network are provided. In particular, post-processing metric is introduced in rrm decision making.
07/17/14
20140199997
new patent System and methods for data communications in a wireless communication system
Techniques for use by a mobile device configured to operate in a wireless network for the communication of data messages with a server are described. When the mobile device does not have an open session with the server, the mobile device receives from a service node via the wireless network a message which informs the mobile device that a data message has arrived at the server and needs to be retrieved.
07/17/14
20140199995
new patent Methods and apparatus for providing unified wireless communication through efficient memory management
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided in connection with improving interactions between various components within a wireless device to enable improved communications between wireless devices. In an example, a wireless device may include an application processor equipped to send first and second amounts of data to be buffered in a buffer associated with a controller, and cease communications with the controller after the second amount of data is sent.
07/17/14
20140199993
new patent System and methods for mitigating receiver desense caused by simultaneous transmission on multi-sim wireless communications devices
Methods are provided that enable mitigation of desense from a transmission on a first radio frequency (rf) resource associated with a first sim to a receiver circuit of a second rf resource associated with a second sim in the same device. A multi-sim wireless device, such as a dual-sim dual active (dsda) device, may utilize characteristics of uplink and downlink signals to determine an optimal action that reduces interference from conflicting signals.
07/17/14
20140199990
new patent Communication network
A wired network may be used to carry signals for a wireless network, in a frequency-shifted manner, to extend the range of the wireless network. A wired network may detect signal interference emanating from a wireless service provider, and received through a leak in the wired network's infrastructure.
07/17/14
20140199987
new patent Context-based management of mobile devices
Systems, methods and interfaces are disclosed for managing communications associated with a mobile device. Mobile devices process environmental inputs and transmit context information to a communication management system.
07/17/14
20140199979
new patent Application driven fast dormancy
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to a user equipment, an rnc, or an application operable in a wireless communications network and methods in which the user equipment can be transitioned into a dormant state controlled by an application driven scheme. According to the application driven scheme, a request is received from an active process at an application server to trigger a wireless device to enter a dormant state, and network traffic information corresponding to a time interval is received from a wireless device.
07/17/14
20140199976
new patent Wireless wake-up device for cellular module
A control device may wake-up a target wireless device through a wired or wireless communications channel. In an implementation, the control device and the wireless device may include a cellular module (e.g., global systems for mobile communications (gsm) capability) to implement an on-demand wake-up call.
07/17/14
20140199973
new patent System and apparatus for adapting operations of a communication device
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, at a base station, communicating with a mobile phone where the base station comprises a premises wireless access point, at the base station, communicating with a mobile communication system by way of a broadband connection, and instructing a landline phone communicatively coupled to the base station to communicate with a remote end user device via the mobile communication system utilizing identification information of the mobile phone and responsive to communications between the base station and the mobile phone. Other embodiments are disclosed..
07/17/14
20140199971
new patent Docking station and method for connecting a mobile communication device to a communication infrastructure
A docking station and a method for connecting a mobile communication device to an at least partially wire-based communication infrastructure are disclosed. The docking station has a cradle for the storage of the communication device.
07/17/14
20140199969
new patent Mobile device and method for cellular assisted device-to-device communication
Systems and methods for configuring device-to-device (d2d) wireless communications are generally disclosed herein. One example embodiment includes a method of transmitting mobile station information, security context information, and radio resource management information to mobile stations over a primary wireless network in order to establish and operate d2d connections among the mobile stations using a secondary wireless network.
07/17/14
20140199968
new patent Techniques for establishing communications with a local wireless network
An apparatus includes a memory to store one or more identifiers for respective one or more home service providers, circuitry coupled to the memory, and a network access component for execution on the circuitry to automatically identify a set of access points that can provide wireless service to a device based upon the one or more identifiers, and select an access point from the identified set of access points to establish a wireless connection. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed..
07/17/14
20140199967
new patent Bump or close proximity triggered wireless technology
Techniques for performing various communications functionality based on detecting a bump condition and/or close proximity between wireless devices. A wireless access point may be configured to automatically initiate an authentication procedure with a user equipment (ue) device in response to detecting a bump condition and/or detecting a particular proximity between the ue device and the wireless access point.
07/17/14
20140199954
new patent Communication system for spatially-encoded wireless communications
A method of spatially-encoded wireless transmission using a wireless communications device that is configured with an electromagnetic radiator involves applying a modulated carrier to one or more radiator elements of the electromagnetic radiator. The radiator elements are selected based on instantaneous samples of baseband information, and the modulated carrier is generated from the baseband information.
07/17/14
20140199941
new patent System and method for controlling ground transceiver communications with a satellite transceiver
A system and method of controlling communication between a satellite transceiver and a ground transceiver, where the satellite transceiver is configured to receive concurrently a plurality of messages at substantially the same carrier frequency from a plurality of ground transceivers. The satellite transceiver transmits a time reference signal.
07/17/14
20140199940
new patent System and method for controlling ground transceiver communications with a satellite transceiver
A system and method of controlling communication between a satellite transceiver and a ground transceiver, where the satellite transceiver is configured to receive concurrently a plurality of messages at substantially the same carrier frequency from a plurality of ground transceivers. The satellite transceiver transmits a priority threshold indicative of a transmit power that a ground transceiver is authorized to use to transmit a message.
07/17/14
20140199939
new patent System and method for controlling ground transceiver communications with a satellite transceiver
A system and method of controlling communication between a satellite transceiver and a ground transceiver, where the satellite transceiver is configured to receive concurrently a plurality of messages at substantially the same carrier frequency from a plurality of ground transceivers. The satellite transceiver transmits a priority threshold indicative of a priority rating of a message that authorizes the ground transceiver to transmit the message to the satellite transceiver.
07/17/14
20140199073
new patent Channel estimation in optical communication based on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
Techniques for optical communications using optical orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) include operating a signal transmitter to modulate laser light to produce modulated light that carries, in optical domain, ofdm subcarriers for carrying communication information, without a frequency guard band between the ofdm subcarriers, and pilot subcarriers for channel estimation at a signal receiver, each pilot subcarrier being free of communication information, and controlling optical power of the pilot subcarriers to vary with optical frequencies of the pilot subcarriers so that optical power of a pilot subcarrier at a high optical frequency is different from optical power of another pilot subcarrier at a low optical frequency.. .
07/17/14
20140199035
new patent Telecommunications cable inlet device
The present invention relates to an inlet device for inserting a plurality of cables containing optical fibers, copper wires or coax cable into port of a telecommunications enclosure. In particular, the exemplary inlet device includes a breakout portion that can be connected to a conduit carrying at least one of the cables to enter the enclosure.
07/17/14
20140198924
new patent Headset with auxiliary input(s) for cell phone and/or other devices
An active-noise-reduction (anr) headset includes at least one auxiliary connection to an output of at least one device, such as a personal communications, computing, and/or entertainment device. An exemplary headset also includes a primary connection to a two-way radio or public-address system and circuitry for automatically suppressing or muting the volume of an auxiliary input signal relative to that of a primary input signal.
07/17/14
20140198916
new patent Method and device for managing encrypted group rekeying in a radio network link layer encryption system
Disclosed is a radio system, method, and device for a mobile station to indicate to an authentication controller, in an authentication response message, which of a plurality of group key link layer encryption keys (gkek)s it currently has in its possession, and to work with the authentication controller to more intelligently manage multiple gkeks. The authentication controller can use the information obtained from the authentication response message to determine which of a plurality of gkeks to advertise in a key announcement broadcast.
07/17/14
20140198914
new patent Method and apparatus for establishing a key agreement protocol
A system and method for generating a secret key to facilitate secure communications between users. A first and second and a function between the two monoids are selected, the function being a monoid homomorphism.
07/17/14
20140198906
new patent Systems and methods for providing answering services
The present invention includes a method and system for the management and routing of telecommunications information on data and telephone lines. In one exemplary embodiment in accordance with the present invention, a flexible system whereby business information is correlated to a user's telephone number is provided.
07/17/14
20140198882
new patent Systems, apparatus, and methods for receiving paging messages by creating fat paths in fast fading scenarios
This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for receiving paging messages in fast fading scenarios. In one aspect, a method of demodulating a paging message during an assigned time slot by a wireless communications apparatus operating in an idle mode is provided.
07/17/14
20140198834
new patent Bit synchronizer for detecting symbol timing error for high order modulation using a trajectory mid-point rotation and related methods
A communications device includes an input that receives a communications signal having in-phase (i) and quadrature (q) signal components. A bit synchronization circuit detects the symbol timing error in the communications signal and includes a symbol mapper circuit configured to receive i and q signal components and determine transition samples of vectors within the signal constellation.
07/17/14
20140198828
new patent Frequency spreading for high-performance communications
Methods and systems are provided for using frequency spreading during communications, in particular communications in which multiple carriers (or subcarriers) are used. The frequency spreading may comprise generating a plurality of spreading data vectors based on transmit data, such as by application of a spreading matrix to portions of the transmit data.
07/17/14
20140198812
new patent Communications network transport node, optical add-drop multiplexer and method of routing communications traffic
A communications network transport node comprising an optical add-drop multiplexer (oadm), comprising optical signal processing apparatus, electrical signal routing apparatus, and a packet switch. Each optical signal processing apparatus comprises an optical input, an optical output, optical-to-electrical (o-e) signal conversion apparatus arranged to receive input optical channel signals and to convert each into an input radio frequency (rf) modulated electrical channel signal, and electrical to optical (e-o) signal conversion apparatus arranged to receive output rf modulated electrical channel signals and to convert each into an output optical channel signal.
07/17/14
20140198805
new patent Methods and arrangements for extension frames in wireless networks
Embodiments provide a frame extension to generate short frames with short medium access control (mac) headers to facilitate transmissions for wireless communications devices. Many embodiments comprise mac sublayer logic to build short frames.
07/17/14
20140198776
new patent Methods of transmitting and/or receiving data transmissions using information relating to other data transmissions and related network nodes
A method may be provided to receive communications at a first node operating in a wireless communication network from a second node. The method may include receiving first information from the second node operating in the wireless communication network, wherein the first information is for a first data transmission from the second node to the first node.
07/17/14
20140198772
new patent Synchronization signal design for wireless devices in a long range extension mode
Systems and methods related to a synchronization signal particularly well suited for wireless devices in an extended coverage area of a cell of a cellular communications network are disclosed. In one embodiment, a base station transmits a synchronization signal including multiple repetitions of a basic synchronization block during a coherence time of a downlink channel over which the synchronization signal is transmitted.
07/17/14
20140198760
new patent Method for transferring informational data
A method for transferring informational data in a passenger transportation device is provided. The passenger transportation device, comprises an informational system having output units, on which information, is output to the passengers.
07/17/14
20140198754
new patent Mobile telecommunications architecture
A mobile telecommunications architecture is disclosed. A downlink mobile telecommunications signaling message is received via a first communication interface associated with a single shared network controller connection to a mobile switching center (msc) server.
07/17/14
20140198753
new patent Prioritizing radio access types for closed subscriber group cells
A network entity may be configured for prioritizing radio access types for csg cells of a wireless communication system by storing priority information defining, for each of one or more types of data traffic (e.g., ip traffic, voice traffic, etc.), a priority ranking of cell types comprising at least one of different wireless technologies and different access control types (e.g., a csg mode, a hybrid mode and an open mode), and indicating the priority information to a mobile device for connecting to cells of a wireless communications system. A corresponding mobile entity may be configured for receiving the priority information as described, and selecting a cell to connect to or camp on based on the priority information..
07/17/14
20140198751
new patent Channel feedback for vertical and full-dimensional beamforming
A method implemented in a base station used in a wireless communications system where different antenna arrays are employed for transmissions to different co-scheduled users in a cell is disclosed. The method includes configuring multiple channel state information (csi) processes for a user equipment (ue), and configuring, for the ue, a plurality of non-zero power (nzp) csi reference signal (rs) resources, each of which is associated with an antenna array.
07/17/14
20140198750
new patent Multi-user (mu) multiple-input and multiple-output (mimo) enhancement
A method implemented in a base station used in a mobile communications system is disclosed. The method includes configuring for a user equipment (ue) a channel state information (csi) process for multi-user (mu) multiple-input and multiple-output (mimo), the csi process for mu-mimo being associated with a channel part and an interference part, and according to the interference part, configuring the ue to measure or estimate inter-cell interference (ici) and to compute or estimate intra-cell interference.
07/17/14
20140198739
new patent Methods and arrangements for an acknowledgement in wireless networks
Embodiments may comprise physical layer logic to implement a new, short acknowledgement. Embodiments may store the short acknowledgement on a machine-accessible medium.
07/17/14
20140198736
new patent Management of wireless communications using information relating to scheduling request performance
Methods, systems, and devices for managing wireless communications are described. In one embodiment, information relating to a scheduling request performance of a first set of one or more user equipments (ues) may be compiled, and at least a subset of the information may be transmitted to trigger an identification of an adjustment of an uplink power control setting of a second set of one or more ues.
07/17/14
20140198726
new patent Broadcast and system information for machine type communication
Methods, systems, and devices are described for facilitating machine type communication in a wireless communications system. Link budget-limited mtc devices, may be supported.
07/17/14
20140198721
new patent System and method for controlling ground transceiver communications with a satellite transceiver
A system and method of controlling communication between a satellite transceiver and a ground transceiver, where the satellite transceiver is configured to receive concurrently a plurality of messages at substantially the same carrier frequency from a plurality of ground transceivers. The satellite transceiver transmits a ranking threshold indicative of a transmit power that a ground transceiver is authorized to use to transmit a message.
07/17/14
20140198720
new patent Antenna port management for localized enhanced physical downlink control channel transmissions
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing wireless communications. A first decoding candidate and a second decoding candidate are identified from a plurality of decoding candidates for a localized enhanced physical downlink control channel (epdcch) transmission.
07/17/14
20140198717
new patent System and method for controlling ground transceiver communications with a satellite transceiver
A system and method of controlling communication between a satellite transceiver and a ground transceiver, where the satellite transceiver is configured to receive concurrently a plurality of messages at substantially the same carrier frequency from a plurality of ground transceivers. The satellite transceiver transmits a ranking threshold indicative of a transceiver ranking of a ground transceiver that authorizes the ground transceiver to transmit a message to the satellite transceiver.
07/17/14
20140198716
new patent Uplink resource allocation for relay node based communication
A wireless communications system including a base station, a relay device, and a terminal device. The terminal device is operable to receive from the base station an allocation of uplink resources for transmitting uplink data to the relay device, and to transmit uplink data to the relay device using the uplink resources allocated to the terminal device.
07/17/14
20140198715
new patent Establishing wireless communication between a train and base stations
Methods and systems are provided for communication between moving objects (e.g., a train) and land-based systems (e.g., base stations of mobile wireless networks). For example, wireless communication may be established between a train and one or more base stations arranged along a track travelled by the train.
07/17/14
20140198712
new patent Telecommunications apparatus and methods
Methods and apparatus for transmitting data to terminal devices in a wireless telecommunications system. The data may be user-plane data associated with a repeating multimedia broadcast/multicast services (mbms) session to be transmitted using mbms over a single frequency network (mbsfn) in a network including at least one relay node supported by a donor base station.
07/17/14
20140198709
new patent Distributed satcom aperture on fishing boat
Embodiments of a mobile communications system to service multiple users in fishing boats over same spectrum in a communication satellite network and a method for the system are generally described herein. Signals of data streams for transmission to user equipment (ue) in spoke-and-hub configurations will utilize multiple transponders of satellites.
07/17/14
20140198705
new patent Orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma) and duplication signaling within wireless communications
Communications are supported between wireless communication devices using ofdma signaling and duplicate processing. An ofdma frame, which includes first data intended for a first recipient device and second data intended for a second recipient device, is transmitted via a first sub-channel, and a duplicate of the ofdma frame is transmitted via a second sub-channel.
07/17/14
20140198701
new patent Deciding whether to send uplink control signaling based on the active time status of a user equipment configured with discontinuous reception (drx)
A method in a user equipment for deciding whether or not to send an uplink transmission (ie. Channel state information, csi, and/or sounding reference signal, srs) to a radio access network node (node b) is provided.
07/17/14
20140198699
new patent Reducing power consumption in voice over lte terminals using semi persistent scheduling in connected discontinuous reception mode
A connection with a network that includes a base station (bs) may be established by a user device (ue) via a wireless connection, for conducting communications using semi persistent scheduling (sps) in a connected discontinuous reception (c-drx) mode. The sps transmit periodicity may be adjusted with respect to the sps activation command and the sps interval ul (for uplink).
07/17/14
20140198694
new patent Transmission power control schemes for d2d communications
Power control schemes for d2d communications are described. The schemes control the transmission power of a ue during d2d communications in a manner that reduces interference while maintaining the d2d communications link and the cellular link with the enb.
07/17/14
20140198685
new patent Broadcast and paging channels for machine type communication
Methods, systems, and devices are described for facilitating machine type communication in a wireless communications system. Link budget-limited mtc devices, may be supported.
07/17/14
20140198680
new patent Methods of radio communications using different subframe configurations and related radio and/or network nodes
A method may be provided in a radio node capable of operating in a radio access network according to at least first and second uplink/downlink subframe configurations that are different. The first uplink/downlink subframe configuration and the second uplink/downlink subframe configuration may be used for operation in a first cell and a second cell respectively, and/or the first uplink/downlink subframe configuration and the second uplink/downlink subframe configuration may be used in the first cell or the second cell at non-overlapping times.
07/17/14
20140198677
new patent Channel state information and adaptive modulation and coding design for long-term evolution machine type communications
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus may be a ue.
07/17/14
20140198667
new patent Measurement method
The performance of a test apparatus for a communications network may be inferred by analyzing a set of performance data results measured on a number of different lines in the network. Once a sample of sufficient size for a particular test apparatus has been created then it is possible to infer the performance of the test apparatus based on the ratio of passes to fails recorded..
07/17/14
20140198663
new patent Methods and apparatus for power efficient operation of lte based machine type communications
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to techniques for power efficient operation of lte mtc. A method is provided wireless communications by a user equipment (ue).
07/17/14
20140198655
new patent Enhanced local access in mobile communications using small node devices
A hybrid user equipment and small-node device data offloading architecture is provided. In this hybrid architecture, the small-node device includes a backhaul link to a telecommunication network and/or the internet.
07/17/14
20140198642
new patent Systems and methods for modifying carrier sense multiple access (csma) for dense networks
In one aspect, a method of communicating via a wireless medium by a wireless communications apparatus within a network is provided. The method includes detecting an operating characteristic associated with a load of the network.
07/17/14
20140198616
new patent Method and system for transmission of seismic data
The transmission system combines a self-contained, wireless seismic acquisition unit and a wireless, line of site, communications unit to form a plurality of individual short-range transmission networks and also a mid-range, line of sight transmission network.. .
07/17/14
20140198615
new patent Method and system for transmission of seismic data
The transmission system combines a self-contained, wireless seismic acquisition unit and a wireless, line of site, communications unit to form a plurality of individual short-range transmission networks and also a mid-range, line of sight transmission network.. .
07/17/14
20140198597
new patent Dynamic random access memory for communications systems
An integrated circuit may comprise a digital logic circuit, a memory refresh circuit, a first one or more dynamic random access memory (dram) cells, and a second one or more dram cells. The first dram cell(s) may be refreshed by the memory refresh circuit whereas the second dram cell(s) is not refreshed by any memory refresh circuit.
07/17/14
20140198472
new patent Microphonics suppression in high-speed communications systems
One design aspect in electronic systems, such as communication systems, is noise suppression. More particularly, this relates to microphonics suppression in high-speed communication systems, such as microwave wireless radio systems.
07/17/14
20140198466
new patent Multi-functional fpc assembly
An improved multi-functional flexible printed circuit (fpc) assembly 142 is provided for use in an electronic communications device 100. The fpc assembly 142 can comprise a curved fpc 144 a flexible substrate 156 and components thereon and can be positioned against a portion of an interior surface 137 of the housing 106 so as to share common wall surfaces for improved volumetric space utilization.
07/17/14
20140198312
new patent Laser alignment system for measuring an alignment of rotating machine parts and method for preprocessing measurement results of a laser alignment system
A laser alignment system (04) for measuring an alignment of rotating machine parts (01, 02), including at least one first laser transceiver (06). The first laser transceiver (06) includes an evaluation unit (12) and a web server (13) having a network interface for making data of the evaluation unit (12) available via a standardized communications protocol.
07/17/14
20140198037
new patent Device, system, and method for logging near field communications tag interactions
An apparatus, method and system for categorizing, parsing, grouping and displaying near field communication (nfc) tags for presentation on a user device, including storing in a computer readable medium of a log of ones of the tags read by or written by the user device, assessing at least one category for each of the logged tags, and displaying, in conjunction with at least one indicator indicative of the respective at least one category, of each of the logged tags on the user device.. .
07/17/14
20140198008
new patent Passive repeater for wireless communications
Some embodiments provide a relatively small antenna apparatus that acts as a passive repeater. The antenna apparatus can be designed to facilitate radio frequency (rf) signal gain for a collection or range of frequencies.


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