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Routing engine for emergency communications
A computer-implemented method for processing emergency calls includes receiving an emergency call from a calling device via a first communication format,...
Method and apparatus for activating an emergency beacon signal
A portable communication device comprises a radio frequency signal transceiver configured to receive an instruction signal; and control electronics configured...
Automatic distribution of communication to user having common
subject-matter interest and served by same or...
Disclosed are methods and systems to facilitate automatic distribution of communications. In particular, a server may maintain data that indicates at least one...
Hybrid communications for devices on vehicles
Techniques for providing hybrid communications to devices on vehicles include using a forward link to deliver data, that is intended to be received by an...
Transmission of MBSFN subframe within a non-LTE service area
A proxy multicast-broadcast single-frequency network (MBSFN) subframe conforming to a 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Long Term Evolution (LTE)...
Application layer related group priority access using eMBMS and LTE
The disclosure relates to dynamically controlling group priority access to a wireless network for a plurality of subscriber devices. An aspect transmits, on a...
Locating a nearby mobile device without using GPS
A method, system, and medium are provided for locating a lost mobile device utilizing a radio frequency signal associated with the lost mobile device. One...
Methods for providing enhanced telecommunication services
A first method for facilitating personal contacts among a plurality of subscribers to a location-based person contact service provided by a service provider;...
Communication apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage
A communication apparatus of the present invention and the method of controlling the same associate and store device identification information that identifies...
Communications via a receiving device network
A receiving device system arranged to distribute voice communications includes first and second receiving devices, each having a personal area network (PAN)...
Virtual private network (VPN) tunneling in a user equipment (UE) brokered
by a radio frequency identity (RFID)...
A user equipment (UE). The UE comprises a motherboard comprising a communication bus, a cellular radio frequency transceiver, a processor, a radio frequency...
Communication method, electronic device, and storage medium
A method of performing communication by a first electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving an input for communication with a third electronic...
Short-range wireless communication node device and method for alarming on
the node device assembling state
A wireless communication node device is provided. The node device includes a network adaptor configured to perform short-range wireless communication, a channel...
Methods and apparatus for managing machine-type communications
The described aspects include methods and apparatus providing MTC in a wireless network. In an aspect, a narrow bandwidth within a wide system bandwidth is...
Devices and methods for collecting acoustic data
A device includes a network interface to communicate with a communication network and a microphone to convert sounds into an electrical signal. The device...
Vibration pickup device, vibration measurement device, measurement system,
and measurement method
A vibration pickup device for measuring an electronic device that transmits sound to a user via vibration transmission by pressing a vibrating body held in a...
Automatically controlled directional speaker, and lamp thereof
An automatically controlled directional speaker includes a sound amplifying device, an image capture device, a computing device, an azimuth control motor and an...
Ear set device
An ear set device that includes a main body; and one or more earphones configured to output a response signal, wherein at least one of the one or more earphones...
Headset-derived real-time presence and communication systems and methods
A method for real time digital instant messaging includes monitoring a condition of a wireless headset, estimating a potential for the user to receive and...
In-car audio system
An in-car audio system includes a speaker unit. A frame of the speaker unit is fixed to a support plate serving as part of the structural member of a vehicle...
Method and apparatus forwarding television channel video image snapshots
to an auxiliary display device
A method of processing television content metadata in a communications system. The system includes a consumer device (e.g., a set-top box and/or television) in...
Automated discovery and launch of an application on a network enabled
A method, apparatus and system related to automated discovery and launch of an application on a network enabled device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a...
Method and device for recording multimedia data
In a network system including a mirror switch, a distribution device and a plurality of recording devices, a method for recording multimedia data is provided....
Method and system for synchronizing signals in a communication system
Synchronizing signals in a communication system may include determining the amount of data stored in a buffer, comparing the amount of data to a plurality of...
Streaming of multimedia data from multiple sources
In one example, a device includes a plurality of interfaces, wherein each of the interfaces is communicatively coupled to a respective one of a plurality of...
System and method for routing media
A video streaming system comprises one or more servers, each of the one or more servers including one or more processors and a memory. The one or more servers...
Group editing of media content stored on wireless portable devices
The invention provides for the communicating and editing of media files in wireless portable devices. The invention enables a user to manipulate displayed media...
Method and apparatus for generating media content
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a storage medium including computer instructions to receive sensory...
Communicating primary content streams and secondary content streams
The invention relates to a method and system to communicate primary and secondary content streams to at least one remote unit, for example, via a television...
Methods and systems for accessing content
Methods and systems for accessing content are provided. A non-tunable device (e.g., a device without the capability to tune to a particular channel) can access...
Method for the distribution of audio-visual information and a system for
the distribution of audio-visual...
A jukebox system, including a server that stores a master library of audiovisual selections; a plurality of jukeboxes, each of which is operable to store...
Apparatus and method for managing media content for mobile devices
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example to access a broadcast of media content in response to a request to...
Systems and methods for separately defining dependencies for sub-layer
based inter-layer prediction
Systems and methods for separately defining and indicating inter-layer prediction dependencies for a first layer with respect to each of a number of enhancement...
Combiner display system and method for a remote controlled system
An apparatus and method can be used with a remote vehicle such as an unmanned aviation system (UAS) or unmanned aviation vehicle (UAV). The system can be an...
Video imagery-based sensor
A sensing device includes: a video imager to obtain a video; a processing unit to receive and process the video from the video imager; and a communication...
Technique for video conferencing
A video conference client device comprises a communication unit configured to receive a first media stream representing a recorded video conference and further...
Methods and devices for video communication
The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for video communication. The methods include: configuration information of an objective terminal in video...
Emergency assistance method and device for a firearm
The present invention generally relates to an attachment for a firearm that communicates with remote device or person such as emergency services. One embodiment...
Device and method for processing video data
An apparatus configured to record and process video information includes a memory, display, and a processor in communication with the memory and the display....
Information communication method
An information communication method of transmitting a signal is provided that uses a change in luminance. The method includes determining a plurality of...
Imaging apparatus and accessory, and method and system of the same, and
An imaging apparatus to which an accessory is detachably attached includes an imaging unit configured to convert an object image into an electrical signal, a...
Image pickup system
Provided is a lens apparatus which is communicable with a drive unit including: a movable optical member; and a first communication unit which is communicable...
Connecting a printer and a mobile device using identification information
printed by the printer
A computer-implemented method for pairing a point of sale printer with a client device, using two-way identification, is disclosed. The method comprises...
Image reading apparatus having communication interface for transmitting
scanned data to server
An image reading apparatus is configured to: control a scanner unit to optically scans a document and generate scanned data; provide an input screen for...
Positional camera and GPS data interchange device
A location tagged data provision and display system. A personal communication device (PCD) with electromagnetic communication capability has a GPS receiver and...
Apparatus, system and method for controlling an image processing device
via a mobile device
An image processing device is provided that generates a graphical user interface including at least one image element that enables receipt of a data value of a...
Image forming apparatus accepting an instruction indicating a shift key
has been selected from a mobile device
An information processing apparatus includes a display section, a touch panel, an acceptance section, a communication section, and a communication control...
Information sharing system, information sharing method, and connecting
In the present invention concerning an information sharing system, a connecting device sets a destination to share information. The connecting device...
Pull printing system that reduces communication traffic volume relative to
server computer and management...
A pull printing system according to one aspect of the disclosure includes a server computer, a manager image forming apparatus, and a client image forming...
Detecting proximity of devices based on transmission of inaudible sound
signatures in the speech band
A communication device detects sound with a microphone to produce a sound signal representative of the sound and searches the sound signal for unique inaudible...