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System and method for vector processing on behalf of image aperture aim
Provided is a system and method for aiming an image capturing mobile data processing system, performing a shoot action (e.g. shooting a picture), and...
Low power high frequency social updates for mobile devices
In one embodiment, a mobile device determines a notification mode based on the mobile device's user interface mode, and transmits a message comprising the...
Method of communicating and accessing social networks using interactive
The present invention relates generally to a system and method of communicating cryptic text, i.e. private messages and accessing social networks using coded...
Short message service (SMS) response and interpretation application
A message processing application may receive at least one inquiry message from a user device in the form or a text message, email or other communication message...
System and method for crowd-sourcing mobile messaging spam detection and
A crowd-sourced mobile messaging spam detection and defense system includes an application running on a mobile device. The application uses an unwanted message...
Communication terminal, communication device, method for processing a
paging message and method for controlling...
A communication terminal is described comprising a receiver configured to receive a paging message, a detector configured to determine whether the paging...
Methods and systems for selecting a talkgroup associated with a mission
for a portable communications device
Methods and systems for selecting a talkgroup for a portable communications device. One method includes storing a set of missions in a memory of the portable...
Managing multicast groups and schedule to improve telecommunication
bandwidth utilization and power efficiency
A method may include receiving, by a transceiver, an upload content from a device among a plurality of devices, determining, by a controller, use conditions...
Managing a multimedia broadcast multicast service using an MBMS relay
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing a multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS). In one configuration, service announcement information...
Reciprocal addition of attribute fields in access control lists and
profiles for femto cell coverage management
Access management to femto cell service is provided through access control list(s) (e.g., white list(s), or black list(s)). White list(s) includes a set of...
Tracking a mobile unit in a housing facility for mobile units
A mobile unit in a housing facility for mobile units may be tracked by activating a first reading device at a first location of the housing facility upon...
Customer expectation tokens
Some aspects as disclosed herein are directed to, for example, a system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and method comprising receiving, at a...
Method and apparatus for real-time, mobile-based positioning according to
sensor and radio frequency measurements
Method, hardware, device, computer program, and apparatus for positioning mobile devices in unmapped locations based on motion sensor and radio frequency...
Methods and apparatus for position estimation
Systems, apparatus and methods disclosed herein facilitate vision based mobile device location determination. In some embodiments, a method for estimating a...
Server behavior based on paired device identification
A method on a server for providing content to a mobile device is provided. Paired device identity information associated with a device that has been paired to...
Method and apparatus for modulating GPS sampling frequency on terminal
Methods and apparatuses are set forth herein for updating a GPS sampling rate used by a terminal device. The method includes determining a current speed of the...
Management of moving objects
A system comprising a plurality of mobile object servers respectively assigned to a plurality of regions in a geographic space, the plurality of mobile object...
Specific velocity estimation of wireless network devices
Techniques are disclosed for determining a specific velocity of a device attached to a wireless network. The specific velocity can be determined using a...
Techniques for determining movements based on sensor measurements from a
plurality of mobile devices co-located...
Example techniques are provided that may be implemented, at least in part, at a mobile device to determine certain parameters corresponding to movement of an...
Detecting motion based on reference signal transmissions
In a general aspect, motion of an object is detected based on wireless signals. In some aspects, a receiver in a space receives wireless signals; the wireless...
Integrated positioning method and apparatus
An integrated positioning apparatus acquires a first estimated position obtained by a first positioning scheme and a first weight for the first estimated...
Positioning method, client and positioning system
An indoor positioning method includes: sending, by a client, a position request instruction to at least three access points; receiving, by the client, a...
Responding to a status for a user based on nearby electronic devices
A method for determining a status of a user of an electronic device. The method includes a computer processor determining information associated with a first...
Terminal device, base station device, communication system, and
communication method adapted to transmit...
A retrieval unit retrieves location information. A storage stores location information transmitted from a transmitter. A derivation unit derives a distance of...
Systems and methods for localization
Systems and methods for a localization system are provided. In one aspect, a RF signature map for a geographical area is determined using a Gaussian Process...
Systems and methods for deploying dynamic geo-fences based on content
consumption levels in a geographic location
Systems and methods are provided for determining in real-time geographic areas having a threshold level of content consumption and deploying dynamic geo-fences...
A mobile computerized apparatus configured to provide membership status in a roadside assistance program after occurrence of a roadside event is disclosed. The...
Determining an indoor/outdoor classification for a call
A device may be configured to obtain metric information relating to an operating environment. The metric information may describe a signal strength or a signal...
Methods and apparatus to facilitate proximity detection and location
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to facilitate proximity detection and location tracking. An example method includes...
Enforcement of proximity based policies
Embodiments of the disclosure are related to enforcing a policy on a computing device, or a companion device, based upon its proximity to another computing...
Portable device with integrated radio receiver
A radio receiver 516 for receiving travel information, such as traffic events or the like, and optionally parts 520, 522 of an antenna therefor, are located...
System and method for mobile localization using fake location updates
A method including defining mappings between coordinates of interest and fake location areas. The method may further include providing an application to a...
Methods and systems for service transfer
Methods and systems for service transfer are disclosed. An example method can comprise receiving a service at a first/current user device, detecting a movement...
Rendez vous management using mobile phones or other mobile devices
A system for exchanging GPS or other position data between wireless devices for purposes of group activities, child location monitoring, work group...
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for location-sensitive
called-party number translation in a...
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for location-sensitive identifier translation in a telecommunications network are disclosed. According to one...
Mobile device, method for facilitating a transaction, computer program,
article of manufacture
There is disclosed a mobile device comprising: a near field communication unit, a further communication unit being connected to the near field communication...
Tracking wireless transmitters in process locations
A system for wirelessly monitoring a property in a process, comprising a sensor data device for providing sensor data relating to the process a memory device...
Method for counting steps taken by a user
A method of counting steps of a user employs a first device, e.g. a personal activity monitor 1) and a second device, e.g. a smartphone 2) which communicate...
Method for processing data received and an electronic device thereof
A method for operating a first electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving data from a second electronic device in short-range radio...
Inter-frame spacing adaptation for yielding to DSRC operation
Methods, systems, and devices are described for adapting access timing parameters when using DSRC spectrum. A multi-mode device may adapt at least one access...
Evaluating wireless network access connections via near field
Evaluating wireless network access connections via near field communications, including: identifying, by a requesting device, one or more network connections...
Data collection in wireless sensor network
In one example, a method may include configuring sensors to respectively collect information, into groups of sensors based on relative distances of the sensors...
The invention relates to apparatuses, a method, computer programs and computer-readable media for controlling mode change from a normal cellular communication...
Social network for mobile nodes
A social network may be established between mobile nodes using a wireless connection. Establishing the social network may be based on an estimated time duration...
Cloud based master data management architecture
A cloud based service architecture is used in providing Master Data Management (MDM) services to clients. The MDM cloud based architecture comprises a client...
Method and apparatus for operating multiple speakers using position
A method for detecting a plurality of available sound output devices when audio data is played back, and for detecting user position information and user...
Optimized calibration of a multi-loudspeaker sound playback system
A method of calibrating a sound restitution assembly for a multichannel sound signal, which includes a plurality of loudspeakers. The method includes: obtaining...
Audio diarization system that segments audio input
Speech and/or non-speech in an audio input are convolved to localize sounds to different locations for a user. An audio diarization system segments the audio...
Surround sound effects provided by cell phones
Systems and methods that reproduce surround sound effects from an audio source are described. Wireless communication devices form a wireless network in which...
Stereo decoding method and apparatus using group delay and group phase
A stereo decoding method and apparatus are disclosed. The method includes: restoring a monophonic signal from a received code stream through decoding; restoring...