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Devices and methods for establishing an ad hoc peer-to-peer network

A node is operable to communicate in an ad hoc peer-to-peer network using a predefined communication protocol. The node includes a local area wireless communication circuit and one or more processors. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Method and apparatus for communicating synchronization signals

A method and apparatus can communicate synchronization signals. A first synchronization signal (ss) associated with a first identity (id) can be received. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Configuring mobile device in an activity configuration responsive to a recreational implement being in a use configuration

A sensor indicates when a recreational implement such as a musical instrument or sporting gear is about to used, to configure a mobile device with an activity configuration, such as opening an app associated with the implement, only when the implement is determined to be proximate to the mobile device and is being or is about to be used, as may be indicated by, e.g., the sensor being located to detect when a container of the implement is open.. . ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Automatic exposure control convergence procedure by auxiliary camera

An electronic device, computer program product and method provide automatic exposure control (aec) convergence in a dual camera system. A main camera is triggered to perform aec convergence procedure at a first frame rate. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Exposure metering based on depth map

Various embodiments provide dynamic adjustments to exposure metering used in digital image capture based upon a depth map. A computing device includes at least two image sensors that are synchronized to capture an image or frame of a scene at a same time. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Interactive voice response (ivr) using voice input for tactile input based on context

When the context of a user indicates that tactile input to a mobile device on an interactive voice response (ivr) call is not feasible or desirable and the ivr downlink audio does not provide for a voice response option, the user nonetheless is prompted to respond by voice. The user's response is used to programmatically select the correct key by, e.g., sending the dtmf tone corresponding to the user's response on the uplink back to the ivr system.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Face detection with temperature and distance validation

An electronic device incorporates features that are dependent on finding a face by image processing of an image taken by an image capturing device. To avoid false positives and false negatives due to poor focus, exposure, or spoofing with a picture, the electronic device validates, by distance and/or temperature, a candidate face within a captured image. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Reading and displaying of dynamic machine-readable optical representation of data

Methods are disclosed for reading and displaying dynamic machine-readable optical representations of data. An example method includes: capturing a current frame of a plurality of frames with an optical sensing device, wherein each of the plurality of frames comprises syncdata and a portion of a data payload; decoding the syncdata and the portion of the data payload of the current frame, using a processor operatively coupled with the optical sensing device; storing the portion of the data payload of the current frame in a memory operatively coupled with the processor; determining whether all of the plurality of frames have been captured, based on the decoded syncdata, using the processor; if all of the plurality of frames have been captured, combining each stored portion of the data payload into the data payload, using the processor; and, if all of the plurality of frames have not been captured, repeating the above steps.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Systems and methods for identification and interaction with electronic devices using an augmented reality device

Systems and methods differentiate and uniquely identify electronic devices to enable their virtual interaction with an augmented reality device. According to certain aspects, an augmented reality device can differentiate between electronic devices in an environment that have a substantially similar appearance. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Configuration information for an inactive state

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for transmitting and/or receiving configuration information for an inactive state. One method includes receiving configuration information for a radio bearer. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Configuration information for an inactive state

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for transmitting and/or receiving configuration information for an inactive state. One method includes receiving configuration information for a radio bearer. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Method and apparatus for short pdcch operation

A method and apparatus provide shortened pdcch operation. At least one spdcch monitoring set including spdcch dl control candidates to be monitored by a device in a stti of the subframe can be determined. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Transmitting and receiving a synchronization signal block

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are transmitting and/or receiving a synchronization signal block. One method includes receiving a synchronization signal block. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

Mobile wireless communication system, network and method for managing the use of a peripheral in connection with an upcoming event

The present invention provides a mobile wireless communication system, network, and method for managing the use of one or more peripherals with a mobile wireless communication device in connection with an upcoming event. The method includes associating one or more peripherals with one or more users, where the one or more peripherals have an extended capability for use with a mobile wireless communication device, and maintaining a list of the peripheral associations and the respective extended capabilities. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

08/02/18 / #20180217810

Context based voice commands

A method includes detecting a selection of a first control in an application executed by a device. A voice grammar list associated with the first control is generated responsive to detecting the selection. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/19/18 / #20180206277

Systems and methods for dual-mode communication using an electronic device

Systems and methods modify the behavior and operation of an electronic device and also enable a server to intercept and process incoming communications for the electronic device, based on whether the electronic device is communicating with a network via a high data rate mode or a low data rate mode. According to certain aspects, whether the electronic device is communicating with the network via a high data rate mode or a low data rate mode may be determined by calculating a delay index based on the amount of repeated data received by the electronic device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/19/18 / #20180205516

Method and apparatus for performing contention based random access in a carrier frequency

A method and user equipment in a carrier frequency to perform contention based random access. The method includes receiving an indication from a network entity whether a cell in the carrier frequency supports a 2-step random access procedure. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/12/18 / #20180199367

Method and apparatus for scheduling information for a downlink data channel

A method and apparatus provide for scheduling information for a downlink data channel. Scheduling information can be transmitted to a user equipment regarding a downlink data channel in a slot. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/12/18 / #20180199338

Method and apparatus for reducing latency of lte uplink transmissions

A method and apparatus reduce latency of long term evolution (lte) uplink transmissions. An indication can be acquired, where the indication can indicate a set of frequency domain resource blocks for possible physical uplink shared channel (pusch) transmission in an uplink subframe. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/12/18 / #20180199335

Method and apparatus for a physical uplink channel in resource blocks

A method and apparatus provide a physical uplink channel in resource blocks. Scheduling information can be received. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/12/18 / #20180198492

Antenna system with feedline conductors at least partially traversing a gap between open ends of arms

The present application provides an antenna system for use in an electronic device. The antenna system includes a conductive substrate having a width, which corresponds to the distance between two opposite side edges of the conductive substrate proximate one end of the device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/12/18 / #20180196978

Wireless rfid-based hand sensory apparatus with contextual antenna selection

In aspects of a wireless rfid-based hand sensory apparatus with contextual antenna selection, a wearable article is worn by a user who moves items that each have an rfid tag. A tracking system implemented in the wearable article includes a rfid reader designed to interrogate the rfid tags and receive an identification response from each of the rfid tags associated with the respective items. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/12/18 / #20180193699

Wireless hand sensory apparatus for weight monitoring

In aspects of a wireless hand sensory apparatus for weight monitoring, a wearable article is worn by a user who moves items. A tracking system is implemented in the wearable article, and the tracking system includes a force sensor, or force sensors, in the wearable article to register a force on an item. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/05/18 / #20180191945

Capturing an image using multi-camera automatic focus

A method, system, and computer program product for an image capturing device having at least two cameras to obtain a focus point of a current scene. The method includes in response to performing a focus procedure via at least one camera of the image capturing device, determining whether a focus point has been found. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

07/05/18 / #20180191789

Automatic call forwarding during system updates

A method includes identifying a system update for a first device. A forwarding command is sent from the first device to a service provider that provides communications services for the first device responsive to identifying the system update. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/28/18 / #20180182253

Wireless tracking system to monitor and guide a user

Multiple different sensors are worn by a user to monitor a user's movement. Information associated with the user's monitored movement is gathered from the sensors and analysis of the gathered information produces one or more notifications that can guide the user on how to conduct the movement. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/28/18 / #20180182236

Wireless rfid-based system for personalized adjustments and monitoring

A user's interaction with a product is monitored using one or more sensors on an rfid tag to gather information associated with the user's interaction with the product. Based on the user's interaction and gathered information, an adjustment is made to the product that is personalized to the user.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/21/18 / #20180173167

Wearable electronic device adapted for supporting wireless communications

The present invention provides a wearable electronic device adapted for supporting wireless radio frequency communications including at least one of generating or receiving a wireless radio frequency signal. The wearable electronic device includes a conductive housing, which has a main body and at least a first pair of conductive lugs external to and mechanically coupled to the main body. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/21/18 / #20180171176

Polysiloxane films and methods of making polysiloxane films

A polysiloxane film comprises si—o bonds and has a thickness of 0.3 to 1.5 microns. Adjacent electrodes coated with the polysiloxane film have a leakage current of at most 0.01 ma at 10 v after contact with water. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/21/18 / #20180170127

Wireless determination of alignment

Systems and methods for monitoring tire state or condition use a rfid low power tags embedded in a vehicle tire in conjunction with an rfid reader to determine whether the tire needs alignment, e.g., is misaligned, and whether the tire is over or under inflated. Both objectives may be accomplished by detecting the location of a tag in each tire, the tag spanning substantially the width of the tire. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/14/18 / #20180167983

Method and apparatus for attaching a remote unit to a mobile core network via a standalone untrusted non-3gpp access network

A method and apparatus attach a remote unit to a mobile core network via a standalone untrusted non-3gpp access network. A remote unit can be communicated with over a non-3gpp access network via a first network interface. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/14/18 / #20180167865

Andsf and lwa coexistence

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for wlan selection. One apparatus includes a transceiver that receives a wlan selection/routing command. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/14/18 / #20180165432

Flexible security level for device interaction

A system and method for accommodating various device and application security levels collects authentication data such as voice and fingerprint in advance of opening an application or process potentially requiring different security than the device itself requires. The device is then able to execute a user's voiced command, request or query without further user actions if the command, request or query is related to an application or process for which the already-gathered authentication data is sufficient.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/14/18 / #20180164854

Method to recover permanent set in a foldable display

A method, electronic device, and computer program product for countering a semi-permanent deformation at an area of a foldable display. The method monitors a time duration that the display is in the angled position. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/07/18 / #20180160459

Method and apparatus for cooperative microsleep operation

A method and apparatus provide for cooperative microsleep operation. A first wireless communication device can communicate with a second wireless communication device in a wireless communication network having a duration of data transmission. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

06/07/18 / #20180159206

Antenna design in the body of a wearable device

A portable computing device includes an antenna within its housing structure for wireless connectivity, where an upper partition of the housing structure is used to construct an antenna plane, and a ground plane is incorporated into a lower partition of the housing structure. In some cases, the antenna is capable of maintaining wireless connectivity over a wide frequency band. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/31/18 / #20180152709

Classes of tables for use in image compression

Techniques for classes of tables for use in image compression are described. Classes of tables for use in image compression may provide increased compression without a reduction in quality compared to conventional image compression techniques. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/31/18 / #20180152325

Method and apparatus for determining parameters and conditions for line of sight mimo communication

A method and apparatus determine parameters and conditions for line of sight mimo communication. Reference signals can be received. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/31/18 / #20180152228

Method and apparatus for determining parameters and conditions for line of sight mimo communication

A method and apparatus determine parameters and conditions for line of sight mimo communication. A transmitter can transmit reference symbols from a regularly spaced subset of a set of transmitting device antenna elements of the transmitter with elements spanning one or more spatial dimensions. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/31/18 / #20180152227

Method and apparatus for determining parameters and conditions for line of sight mimo communication

A method and apparatus determine parameters and conditions for line of sight mimo communication. Reference signals can be received at a receiving device from a transmitting device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/31/18 / #20180150145

Passive display accessory and corresponding systems and methods

A passive display accessory for an electronic device includes an image transmission portion, a base having an optically transparent major face, and a body coupling the base to the image transmission portion. The body can include one or more optical transmission devices delivering light received at the optically transparent major face to the image transmission portion. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/24/18 / #20180145401

Wireless determination of surface wear

Systems and methods for monitoring wear of a wearable component use an rfid antenna embedded in the wearable component to indicate whether wear has reached a predetermined limit. A monitoring device includes an rf transceiver, an rf antenna linked to the rf transceiver, and a processor configured to emit an rf probe signal from the rf antenna via the rf transceiver, and to determine whether the wearable component has worn beyond the predetermined limit based on whether a responsive rfid signal is received from the embedded rfid antenna.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/24/18 / #20180144776

Selecting a recording mode based on available storage space

A method, system, and computer program product for selecting a recording mode used by audio and/or video input devices on a device. The method includes determining an initial recording mode associated with a live recording on an electronic device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/24/18 / #20180144714

Method and apparatus for light spectrum filtering

A method and apparatus filter light spectrum. Ambient light conditions of light that is ambient to a user device can be sensed. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/24/18 / #20180144232

Rfid tags in wearables

A stretch-activated switch is incorporated in an rfid tag that can be mounted on a stretchable, wearable textile article. The stretch-activated switch can receive a stretch input to place the rfid tag in either an activated or an un-activated state. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/24/18 / #20180144164

Rfid tags in wearables with contact-activiated switch having multiple modes

A contact-activated switch is incorporated in an rfid tag that can be mounted on a wearable textile article. The contact-activated switch has a first mode and a second mode. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/24/18 / #20180142394

System and method of clothes cleaning

In some embodiments, a cleaning machine automatically identifies cleaning instructions associated with a load of textile articles, e.g., wearable and/or non-wearable textile articles, using an rfid reader. At least some of the wearable textile articles in the load include a respective rfid tag that provides information to the cleaning machine. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/17/18 / #20180139369

Backlit face detection

For backlit face detection, an apparatus includes a main camera and an auxiliary camera that capture image data of photographic subject matter. The main camera and auxiliary camera are located on the same surface of the apparatus. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/17/18 / #20180139367

Multi-camera capture of a high dynamic range image

A method, system, and computer program product for generating a high dynamic range (hdr) image from a plurality of frames simultaneously captured by cameras of a portable device. The method includes detecting, by a main camera of the portable device, a current dynamic range level of a current scene. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/17/18 / #20180139084

Determining a location of a frequency-domain resource block

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for determining a location of a frequency-domain resource block using frequency spacing values. One apparatus includes a transceiver that communicates with a base unit in a mobile communication network a processor that determines a first set of frequency locations within a frequency range. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/17/18 / #20180137330

Fingerprint sensor with proximity detection, and corresponding devices, systems, and methods

A method in an electronic device includes determining, with at least one proximity sensor component proximately located with a fingerprint sensor, that an object is proximately located with the fingerprint sensor. In response to this, the method includes transitioning the fingerprint sensor from a low-power or sleep mode to an active mode of operation. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/10/18 / #20180132264

Identifying a resource for transmitting a first uplink channel

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for communicating a short-duration uplink channel. One apparatus includes a transceiver that receives a downlink scheduling assignment message from a base unit, the scheduling message assigning resources for reception of a tb. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/10/18 / #20180131873

Real time electronic video stabilization

In various embodiments, an image stabilization system includes a dual-path, processing pipeline in which a first path serves as a stabilization path, and a second path serves as a preview path. An image signal processor produces a stream of image frames for each path. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/03/18 / #20180124695

Method and apparatus for operating a device on a licensed spectrum and an unlicensed spectrum

A method and apparatus operate a device on a licensed spectrum and an unlicensed spectrum. The device can operate on a wireless wide area network (wwan) channel using a wwan transceiver via a wwan radio access technology (rat) base station using a wwan rat. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/03/18 / #20180124643

Method and apparatus for operating a device on a licensed spectrum and an unlicensed spectrum

A method and apparatus operate a device on a licensed spectrum and an unlicensed spectrum. The device can operate on a wireless wide area network (wwan) channel via a wwan base station using a wwan radio access technology (rat). ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/03/18 / #20180124641

Offload bearing in a wireless communication system

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for offload bearing. One apparatus includes a processor that determines whether the apparatus will apply traffic steering rules for routing data traffic on a first route across a first access network and a second route across a second access network. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

05/03/18 / #20180124063

Composite security identifier

A method includes receiving a composite security identifier associated with a remote device in a local device. A plurality of identification codes associated with the remote device are encoded in the composite security identifier. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/12/18 / #20180102588

Electronic device with transparent antenna

Embodiments include an electronic device comprising a display unit operable to electronically display information; an antenna formed from at least one transparent conductor extending across a top surface of the display unit; and wireless communication circuitry operatively coupled to the antenna and positioned below the display unit. According to certain aspects, the at least one transparent conductor, the display unit, and the wireless communication circuitry may be stacked in parallel to each other and a housing for encasing the wireless communication circuitry and at least a portion of the display unit. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180098298

Method and apparatus for synchronization signals and random access for flexible radio communication

A method and apparatus provide synchronization signals and random access for flexible radio communication. Information can be received from a base station. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180098235

Method and apparatus for reporting channel state information

A configuration that configures a plurality of control decoding candidates can be received. A first set of the plurality of control decoding candidates associated with a first set of aggregation levels in a first transmit time interval of a subframe can be monitored. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180098043

Assisted auto white balance

Assisted auto white balance is described to improve the overall quality of a captured image, particularly for a single image scene that contains more than one type of illumination. An image is obtained and a depth map is constructed a depth map for the image. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180097673

Flexible radio resource allocation

For flexible radio resource allocation, a processor 405 monitors for a transmission control 150/155 in a given orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (ofdm) symbol 10 of a first slot 11 based on a transmission control policy 290. The processor 405 further receives the transmission control 150/155 in the given ofdm symbol 10. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180097672

Method and apparatus for synchronization signals and random access for flexible radio communication

A method and apparatus provide synchronization signals and random access for flexible radio communication. Downlink orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signals including a synchronization signal can be received. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180097604

Method and apparatus for reporting channel state information

A first set of control decoding candidates corresponding to a first transmit time interval length in a subframe can be monitored when a device is not configured to communicate using a second transmit time interval length in the subframe. The second transmit time interval length can be shorter than the first transmit time interval length. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180097601

Method and apparatus for reporting channel state information

An indication can be received at a device from a network. The indication can request the device to feedback channel state information corresponding to a first transmit time interval length operation and/or a second transmit time interval length operation. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180097600

Method and apparatus for reporting channel state information

A channel state information request requesting a device to feedback channel state information can be received. Whether the channel state information request corresponds to regular latency based operation or reduced latency based operation can be determined. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

04/05/18 / #20180097588

Flexible radio resource allocation

For flexible radio resource allocation, a processor receives a numerology scheme. The numerology scheme specifies one or more of at least frequency region definition and a sub-carrier spacing for the at least one frequency region. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/29/18 / #20180092232

Tray operating system and corresponding methods

An assembly includes a housing having a major face, a first minor face extending distally from a first side of the major face, and a second minor face extending distally from a second side of the major face. The major face, the first minor face, and the second minor face define an opening of the housing. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/29/18 / #20180090968

Electromagnetic coupling interface and method for managing an electromagnetic coupling capability

The present application provides an electromagnetic coupling interface and a method for managing an electromagnetic coupling capability relative to a particular charge location with an electromagnetic coupling interface. The electromagnetic coupling interface includes a carrier substrate including two or more moveably coupled segments, the carrier substrate having at least two use positions, where in each use position the two or more moveably coupled segments have a different spatial arrangement. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/29/18 / #20180090818

Loop antenna structure with one or more auxiliary electronic elements for use in an electronic device

The present application provides a housing for an electronic device sub-assembly for use in an electronic device having wireless communication capabilities. The electronic device sub-assembly includes a loop antenna structure having a conductive ground structure, and a conductive loop element separate from the conductive ground structure. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/29/18 / #20180089861

Content adaptive display for emissive displays

For adjusting color values in image data for an emissive display, a method receives a frame of image data and adjusts a color value of a first color component by predetermined amount and identifies a white point from the adjusted color value of the first color component for each pixel in the frame of image data. The method remaps, for each pixel in the frame of image data, color values for a second color component and for a third color component based on the white point and controls the emissive display to present the frame of image data using the adjusted color value and the remapped color values. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/29/18 / #20180088699

Balancing usage across a foldable display

An apparatus, system, method, and program product are disclosed for balancing usage across a foldable display. A method includes tracking one or more characteristics of an active portion of a foldable display. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/22/18 / #20180084547

Method and apparatus for operating a device on a licensed spectrum and an unlicensed spectrum

A method and apparatus operate a device on a licensed spectrum and an unlicensed spectrum. The device can operate on a wireless wide area network (wwan) channel using a wwan base station using a wwan radio access technology (rat). ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077806

Three part foldable housing supporting multiple use positions in an electronic device

The present application provides an electronic device having at least a three part housing foldable between multiple use positions. The three part housing includes a first housing part, a second housing part, and a third housing part, where each of the three housing parts has a front facing, a back facing, and two spaced apart sides respectively coupled between the front facing and back facing at opposite edges of the front and back facings. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077721

Method and apparatus for scheduling uplink transmissions with reduced latency

A method and apparatus schedule uplink transmissions with reduced latency. A number of symbols used for ul transmissions in a tti can be compared to a threshold value of symbols. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077719

Method and apparatus for scheduling uplink transmissions with reduced latency

A method and apparatus schedule uplink transmissions with reduced latency. A device can use a first buffer status report (bsr) configuration when the device is configured for ul transmissions with a first tti length and can use a second bsr configuration when the device is configured for ul transmissions with at least a second tti length that is shorter than the first tti length. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077718

Method and apparatus for scheduling uplink transmissions with reduced latency

A method and apparatus schedule uplink transmissions with reduced latency. A first resource used for transmitting a scheduling request indication in a subframe can be determined at a device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077658

Method and apparatus for scheduling uplink transmissions with reduced latency

A method and apparatus schedule uplink transmissions with reduced latency. A first type of power headroom report (phr) can be computed based on transmissions of a first tti length only being present in a subframe. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077651

Method and apparatus for scheduling uplink transmissions with reduced latency

A method and apparatus schedule uplink transmissions with reduced latency. A first transmission power of a first uplink transmission can be determined at a device based on a first set of higher layer configured power control parameters associated with a first tti length. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180076942

Method and apparatus for scheduling uplink transmissions with reduced latency

A method and apparatus schedule uplink transmissions with reduced latency. A first downlink transmission can be received at a device in a first downlink tti of a first duration in a first downlink subframe. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180075273

Low power application access using fingerprint sensor authentication

A method includes detecting an interaction event on a display of a device in a locked mode. The interaction event originates at one of a fingerprint sensor of the device or an application icon and terminates at the other of the fingerprint sensor or the application icon. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180074833

Configuring mobile devices with connected accessories for incoming communications

A method, system, and computer program product for configuring a portable device and/or accessories connected to the portable device in response to detecting a communication. In response to detecting the communication, the portable device determines whether at least one accessory is coupled to the portable device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/15/18 / #20180074551

Foldable display and method for making a foldable display

A foldable screen assembly includes a planar electronic display that has substantially parallel and opposed first and second surfaces. A planar lens assembly has a third surface that is positioned adjacent to the first surface. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/01/18 / #20180062242

Adaptive parasitic multi-antenna system

An apparatus includes a first antenna and a second antenna, operatively coupled to a transceiver; at least one parasitic resonator; and parasitic selection logic, operatively coupled to the at least one parasitic resonator and to the transceiver. The parasitic selection logic operative is to determine a signal quality metric using a first signal quality metric measurement for the first antenna, and a second signal quality metric measurement for the second antenna; and switch the at least one parasitic resonator to a termination in response to the determined signal quality metric.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/01/18 / #20180060838

Opening a data pipe for an electronic transaction

A method, system, and computer program product for facilitating an electronic transaction between a merchant device and a first device having limited network connectivity. The method includes the first device detecting a transaction trigger that indicates an electronic transaction, that is remotely processed by a transaction service is to occur. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/01/18 / #20180059789

Electronic device with optical user input modes and localized haptic response, and corresponding systems and methods

An electronic device includes a first housing portion and a second housing portion. A reflective surface defines a major surface of the second housing portion. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/01/18 / #20180059778

Employing headset motion data to determine audio selection preferences

A method includes receiving headset motion data over a headset interface of a device while playing an audio selection on the device. A preference indicator for the audio selection is generated based on the headset motion data. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

03/01/18 / #20180059499

Electronic device with hybrid display, and corresponding systems and methods

A display for an electronic device includes a plurality of pixel portions. Each pixel portion includes one or more electrophoretic capsules disposed above an organic light emitting diode layer. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/22/18 / #20180054342

Method and apparatus for reception of control signaling

A method and apparatus provide reception of control signaling in a wireless communication network. A preamble transmission can be detected from a second device in a first set of at least one orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) symbol starting with a first ofdm symbol in a subframe received on a secondary serving cell operating on an unlicensed carrier, the first ofdm symbol having a first cyclic prefix (cp). ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/22/18 / #20180052706

Methods for producing task reminders on a device

Apparatuses, methods, and program products are disclosed for producing a task reminder on a device. One method includes detecting, by use of a processor, a task to be completed via a user account in an environment that does not enable the task to be completed. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049272

Methods, devices, and systems for discontinuous reception for a shortened transmission time interval and processing time

A method and apparatus for discontinuous reception for a shortened transmission time interval and processing time includes a device monitoring for data transmission scheduling assignments during an active time of a drx cycle, and detecting a transmission during the active time. The method further includes the device starting a first timer, in response to the detecting, wherein the first timer is set for a first timer value that specifies an amount of time between detecting the transmission and starting a second timer that extends the active time by a second timer value. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049271

Methods, devices, and systems for discontinuous reception for a shortened transmission time interval and processing time

A method and apparatus for discontinuous reception for a shortened transmission time interval and processing time includes a device receiving, from a network, an indication to enable a first tti which is a shorter tti than a second tti for which the device can be enabled. The method further includes the device switching from monitoring for data transmission scheduling assignments under the control of a drx configuration associated with the second transmission time interval to monitoring for the data transmission scheduling assignments based on the first transmission time interval.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049204

Method and apparatus including one or more parameters for defining a more flexible radio communication

A method and apparatus include receiving a resource allocation in a control information message. The resource allocation includes one or more resource blocks, wherein each of the one or more resource blocks comprises a plurality of subcarriers. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049175

Method of control channel monitoring for reduced latency operation

A user equipment (ue) includes a signal processing unit coupled to a transceiver. The ue is configured to receive a subframe comprising a plurality of time-frequency resources. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049113

Method and apparatus for receiving reference signals in support of flexible radio communication

A method and apparatus include receiving a measurement configuration by higher layer signaling, where the higher layer signaling is above the physical layer. The measurement configuration includes at least information of frequency location of synchronization signals, a carrier frequency, and a maximum allowed measurement bandwidth. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049066

Method and apparatus including one or more parameters for defining a more flexible radio communication

A method and apparatus include establishing a communication connection with a communication network via an access point. As part of establishing a communication connection, information is received for defining a format of the communication connection. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180048445

Method and apparatus for receiving reference signals in support of flexible radio communication

A method and apparatus include scanning one or more frequencies within a predetermined spectrum space designated for use by the communication network. Synchronization signals are detected on a first frequency of the scanned one or more frequencies, and a first identity value is determined from the detected synchronization signals. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180048441

Determining reference signal locations

For determining reference signal locations, a method determines a number of transmission time intervals (tti) in a scheduled transmission of a plurality of tti. The method further determines one or more reference signal locations based on the number of tti.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180048367

Method and apparatus for equal energy codebooks for coupled antennas with transmission lines

A method and apparatus provide equal energy codebooks for coupled antennas with transmission lines. A plurality of precoders can be received from a codebook in a transmitter having an antenna array. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180048050

Antenna system including closely spaced antennas adapted for operating at the same or similar frequencies

The present application provides an antenna system for use in an electronic device. The antenna system includes a conductive housing for the electronic device having a perimeter, which extends around the device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/15/18 / #20180046789

Biometric identity verification with location feasibility determination

A method includes receiving an incoming biometric identification request on a first device from a user. First location data for the first device is determined. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/08/18 / #20180041711

Selective partial view enlargement for image and preview

A system and method for use in conjunction with a device having image capture hardware allow a user to selectively enlarge a specific area in a view prior to or during image capture, or to selectively enlarge a portion of a captured image. The function enlarges a selected area of a view while leaving the remainder of the view unchanged. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/08/18 / #20180040679

Display device with heterogeneous pixel array for borderless design

An organic light emitting diode display includes a substrate defining a first pixel portion and one or more second pixel portions. Pixels formed in the first pixel portion can include a first driver circuit. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/01/18 / #20180035383

Identifying at least one alternate power source for providing power to a portable electronic device

A method, system, and computer program product for identifying at least one alternate power source to provide power to a portable device during an upcoming time period of use. The method includes monitoring power parameters associated with at least one battery of the portable device and determining, based on the power parameters, whether the at least one battery that is currently coupled to the portable device is capable of powering the portable device for an entirety of an upcoming time period of use. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/01/18 / #20180035363

Method and apparatus for discovering neighborhood awareness networking devices using a surrogate device

A first communication device performs a method that includes detecting a common network connection with a second communication device. The method further includes determining to perform neighborhood awareness networking scanning on behalf of the second communication device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/01/18 / #20180035356

Method and apparatus for discovering neighborhood awareness networking devices based on presence

A method and apparatus includes a communication device monitoring for an indication of presence with respect to the communication device. The method involves transmitting, when detecting the indication of presence, a first series of neighborhood awareness networking discovery beacon frames having a first interframe time interval. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/01/18 / #20180035275

Method and apparatus for discovering neighborhood awareness networking devices

A method and apparatus includes a nan communication device suppressing nan scanning and scanning using an alternate scanning protocol while suppressing nan scanning. The method additionally includes detecting a transmission from another communication device while scanning using the alternate scanning protocol and determining the detected transmission is a nan transmission. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/01/18 / #20180034152

Multiple antenna system and transceiver front end for interband downlink carrier aggregation

A first antenna and a first band switch with a first duplexer operatively coupled to a first output of the first band switch. The first duplexer provides a transmit sub-band feed and a first receive sub-band feed for a first rf band. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

02/01/18 / #20180034133

Near field communication on a seamless metal band and metal backed device

A method and a mobile device that provides near field communication and wireless powering capabilities by coupling a one-piece metal back and a metal band to a device housing to form a device. The device is configured to provide at least one antenna keep-out area. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/25/18 / #20180026469

Selecting a charging mode for charging a battery of a portable device

A method, system, and computer program product for selecting a charging mode from among the set of charging modes supported by a charging device for charging a battery of a portable device. The method includes detecting a coupling of a charging device and the portable device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/25/18 / #20180026373

Closed loop tuning operation with antenna switching

A method for detecting, at a controller of an electronic device, when an antenna switch condition associated with at least one of a first antenna and a second antenna occurs, and for responding to the antenna switch condition. The electronic device is configured with the first antenna assigned to a primary antenna path and the second antenna assigned to a secondary antenna path. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/18/18 / #20180020435

Method and apparatus for scheduling user equipment uplink transmissions on an unlicensed carrier

A method and apparatus schedule user equipment uplink transmissions on an unlicensed carrier. An uplink grant can be sent. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/18/18 / #20180020350

Electronic device with gesture actuation of companion devices, and corresponding systems and methods

An electronic device includes a biometric sensor, such as a fingerprint sensor, to identify biometric input. One or more processors are then operable to identify at least one paired device and at least one companion device operating within a wireless communication radius. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/18/18 / #20180020349

Electronic device with biometric authentication control of companion devices, and corresponding systems and methods

An electronic device includes a biometric sensor, such as a fingerprint sensor, that identifies biometric input received at the biometric sensor. One or more processors operable with the biometric sensor identify at least one authentication agent operating on at least one companion device operating within a wireless communication radius of the electronic device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/18/18 / #20180018929

Deformable electronic device and methods and systems for display remediation to compensate performance degradation

An electronic device includes a deformable housing and a flexible display supported by the deformable housing. One or more flex sensors supported by the deformable housing detect the electronic device is deformed at a deformation portion to partition the flexible display into a first portion and a second portion. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/18/18 / #20180018753

Deformable electronic device and methods and systems for reconfiguring presentation data and actuation elements

An electronic device includes a housing, which may be deformable or may include hinges to allow a display, which is flexible, to be deform by bending or other operations. One or more flex sensors detect when the electronic device is deformed at a deformation portion. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/18/18 / #20180018450

Electronic device with gesture actuation of companion devices, and corresponding systems and methods

An electronic device includes a biometric sensor, such as a fingerprint sensor, that identifies biometric input received at the biometric sensor. One or more processors operable with the biometric sensor identify one or more companion devices operating within a wireless communication radius of the electronic device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/11/18 / #20180013309

Multi-tapped coil for wireless charging range and efficiency

A method, a portable electronic device and a wireless charging system enables a load to be charged by selectively using a detection circuit configuration and a power receiving circuit configuration. A controller is coupled within a wireless power receiver (i) to a sensing circuit having a multi-tapped coil and (ii) to a rectifier that is coupled to the sensing circuit and removably coupled to a load. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/04/18 / #20180007728

Wireless ad hoc network assembly using network coding

A method of setting up a wireless ad hoc network includes constructing an initial network graph by a source device. The network graph represents the source device, at least one intermediate device, and at least one communication path between the source device and the intermediate device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/04/18 / #20180007684

Method and apparatus for reducing latency of lte uplink transmissions

A method and apparatus reduce latency of long term evolution (lte) uplink transmissions. An indication can be sent to a user equipment. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

01/04/18 / #20180004372

Method and apparatus for controlling sharing of selected content between a portable communication device and a target device

A method performed by a portable communication device includes determining a list of at least one target device in proximity to the portable communication device. The method further includes receiving a set of non-tactile user commands that indicates selected content and a selected set of target devices on the list and controlling sharing of the selected content between the portable communication device and the selected set of target devices.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/28/17 / #20170374018

Epdg selection

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for epdg selection. One apparatus 200 includes a processor 605 that identifies a region in which the apparatus 200 is currently located, transmits a query 800 to a domain name system (“dns”) server 270 based on the region not being a home region 210 of the apparatus 200, the query 800 identifying the region in which the apparatus is currently located, and selects an enhanced packet data gateway (“epdg”) 140 based on a response to the query. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/21/17 / #20170367079

Method and apparatus for scheduling user equipment uplink transmissions on an unlicensed carrier

A method and apparatus schedule user equipment uplink transmissions on an unlicensed carrier. A grant for transmitting physical uplink shared channel on a serving cell operating on an unlicensed carrier can be received in a subframe. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/21/17 / #20170366662

Privacy mode detection and response over voice activated interface

A portable electronic communication device includes a user input receiver, one or more user outputs, and a processor programmed to receive user input from the user input receiver and to determine based on the user input whether the user desires the device to enter a private mode. The device alters communications from the device via the one or more user outputs while in the private mode, and enters the private mode if the user input indicates that the user desires the device to enter the private mode. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/21/17 / #20170366318

In-device coexistence with other technologies in lte license assisted access operation

Methods and structures are disclosed which facilitate co-existence of long term evolution (lte) type communication signal reception and transmission using one carrier, such as a licensed carrier, and another carrier, such as an unlicensed carrier, in the presence of other transmissions using the other carrier.. . ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/14/17 / #20170359810

Method and apparatus for low latency transmissions

A method and apparatus provide for low latency transmissions. A first control channel can be transmitted in a first temporal portion of a subframe. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/14/17 / #20170359454

Modular system connection assignment

A modular device system includes a base portable electronic communication device and an add-on module. A multi-pin connector array on the base portable electronic communication device includes multiple connectors supporting one or more data speeds and other functionality. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/14/17 / #20170358771

Polymer hard coat and methods of preparation

A dispersion comprised of at least 49 wt % of additive particles, a polymerizable monomer, a dispersant and a solvent. Upon polymerization the dispersion forms a hard coat with a haze of at most 0.5% and a transmission of at least 90%. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/14/17 / #20170358275

Applying an application-specific ambient light setting configuration

A method, system and computer program product applying an application profile to a display configuration of a device, which overrides the default ambient light setting (als) data associated with a display. The method includes detecting initiation of an application. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/14/17 / #20170357833

On-demand activation of radio frequency identification (rfid) tag

In aspects of on-demand rfid tag activation, an rfid tag is configured so as to enable a person to activate the rfid tag if or when the person wishes. An rfid tag includes an integrated circuit (ic), an antenna coupled to the ic, activation circuitry, and a detachable disable tab. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/14/17 / #20170356980

Method and apparatus for detecting object position relative to antenna arrays of an electronic communication device

An electronic communication device performs a method to detect proximity of an object to the device. The method includes determining a set of mutual coupling values for at least one pair of a plurality of antennas arrays of the electronic communication device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/14/17 / #20170356486

System, apparatus, and method for securing structures

Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for securing structures. One fastener includes a threaded body and a head. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

12/07/17 / #20170351414

Responsive, visual presentation of informational briefs on user requested topics

A method and electronic device that enables quick presentation of user briefs on the electronic device includes: receiving, at the electronic device, an informational brief (ib) request (ibr) input that includes an identifier of a topic and a trigger that causes the electronic device to open an ib content screen that temporarily presents specific information corresponding to the topic. In response to receipt of the ib input, the method further includes: retrieving the ib content screen, with content that includes at least one of the specific information; presenting the ib content screen on the electronic device; monitoring an elapsed presentation time for the ib content screen on the electronic device; comparing the elapsed presentation time against a time limit allocated for presenting the ib content screen; and in response to expiration of the time limit, closing the ib content screen to return the device to its previous operating state.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

11/30/17 / #20170347020

Managing unintended camera clicks

A camera invocation gesture to access a first camera on a mobile device is received by the mobile device. Responsive to receiving the camera invocation gesture, a second camera on the mobile device is utilized to ascertain a context associated with whether a user likely intends to take a picture. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

11/30/17 / #20170344962

Routing transaction data over a data pipe

A method and system for facilitating, via a first device, an electronic financial transaction with a second device having limited network connectivity. The method includes the first device detecting initiation of a financial transaction with the second device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

11/30/17 / #20170344777

Systems and methods for directional sensing of objects on an electronic device

Systems and methods determine a swipe direction of an object on an electronic device to enable the performance of actions in response to the determined swipe direction. The swipe direction may be determined with respect to a biometric authentication sensor of the electronic device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

11/16/17 / #20170331696

System and method for determining a master device in a neighborhood aware network

A device and method for determining a master device in a neighborhood aware network (nan). The method includes identifying a number of peer devices located within communication range of a first device and that are capable of communicating via the nan. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

11/16/17 / #20170330548

Background noise reduction in an audio device

A method and apparatus are for determining one or more background noise characteristics, determining one or more incoming audio characteristics; and generating a combined audio signal comprising an active noise cancellation (anc) component and a modified incoming audio (mia) component. The anc component is determined based on at least one of the one or more incoming audio characteristics and the background noise characteristics. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

11/16/17 / #20170329796

Systems and methods for context-based file sharing

Systems and methods process files on an electronic device to enable context-based sharing of the files associated with an event, and to ease and simplify the user experience. According to certain aspects, an electronic communication including a request to share files may be parsed for keywords related to an event. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/26/17 / #20170311219

Apparatus and method for internet protocol (ip) flow mobility

In one example, a method and apparatus for providing internet protocol (ip) packet flow mobility from a first wireless access technology (rat) interface to a second wireless access technology (rat) interface communicates packet information of a first ip packet flow via the first rat interface and transmits a redirection packet for the first ip packet flow via the second rat interface during the communication of the packet information. The method and apparatus also transmits redirected packet information of the first ip packet flow to the second rat interface in response to the receiving of redirected packet information of the first ip packet flow from the second rat interface. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/26/17 / #20170310661

Providing authorization data over a validated connection to access a provider service

A method, system, and computer program product for automatically receiving authorization data required to log into a service portal from a second device to a first device, via a validated connection. The method includes the first device submitting a first request to a provider to acquire authorization data required for an authenticated login to an associated online service of the provider. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/26/17 / #20170308253

Drive mode feature discovery

A method includes determining that a device is in a driving state and prompting a user to enable a hands-free mode of operation responsive to detecting a manual interaction with the device by the user while the device is in the driving state. A device includes a display, at least one sensor to detect motion of the device, and a processor to detect a driving state of the device based on the motion and prompt a user of the device to enable a hands-free mode of operation responsive to detecting a manual interaction with the device by the user while the device is in the driving state.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170290082

Pdu sessions with various types of session continuity

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for providing data connectivity with various types of data session continuity. One apparatus 200 includes a processor 205 that receives a data session request, identifies a required continuity type based on the data session request, and establishes a pdu session having the required continuity type. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170290062

Multi-radio wireless local area network apparatus and method

An apparatus includes a first media access control (mac) device comprising a first radio transceiver and having a first mac address and a second mac device comprising a second radio transceiver and having a second mac address. The second mac device is operatively coupled to the first mac device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289978

Method and apparatus for reducing latency of lte uplink transmissions

A method and apparatus reduce latency of long term evolution (lte) uplink transmissions. Configuration information regarding a downlink control information message for a physical uplink shared channel transmission can be transmitted. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289955

System and method for managing the monitoring and receipt of a paging signal

The present invention provides a system and method for managing in a wireless communication device the receipt of a paging signal from a wide area wireless network. The method includes detecting by the wireless communication device whether the user of the wireless communication device is available for receiving an alert regarding incoming information via the wireless communication device. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289888

Rules handling in a wireless communication system

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for rules handling. One apparatus includes a processor that determines whether a remote unit will apply network traffic steering data for routing data traffic on a first route across a first access network and a second route across a second access network. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289805

Embedded active matrix organic light emitting diode (amoled) fingerprint sensor and self-compensating amoled

Various embodiments provide a computing device that includes a self-compensating system embedded in the device's display active area. The self-compensating system is composed of a series of pin diode circuits that include pin diodes that are formed as active matrix organic light emitting diodes (amoleds) at least partially within the gap between pixels in the display active area.. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289446

Automatic white balance using histograms from subsampled image

A method includes receiving statistical image data for a set of image data. The statistical image data includes composite intensity metrics for each of a plurality of color channels for each of a plurality of cells of a subsampling grid. ... Motorola Mobility Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289097

Multi-radio single internet protocol address wireless local area network apparatus and method

An apparatus includes a first media access control (mac) device with a first radio transceiver and having a first mac address, and a second mac device with a second radio transceiver and having a second mac address. The first mac device is operative to communicate with a first wireless access point using an internet protocol (ip) address. ... Motorola Mobility Llc








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