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Qualcomm Incorporated patents (2014 archive)


Recent patent applications related to Qualcomm Incorporated. Qualcomm Incorporated is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Qualcomm Incorporated may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Qualcomm Incorporated, we're just tracking patents.

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12/25/14 / #20140380113

Enhanced block-request streaming using cooperative parallel http and forward error correction

A block-request streaming system provides for improvements in the user experience and bandwidth efficiency of such systems, typically using an ingestion system that generates data in a form to be served by a conventional file server (http, ftp, or the like), wherein the ingestion system intakes content and prepares it as files or data elements to be served by the file server, which might or might not include a cache. A client device can be adapted to take advantage of the ingestion process as well as including improvements that make for a better presentation independent of the ingestion process. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140379978

Refresh scheme for memory cells with weak retention time

A memory refresh method within a memory controller includes checking a first retention state corresponding to a first memory address and a second retention state corresponding to a second memory address. The memory refresh method also includes performing a refresh operation on a row corresponding to the second memory address when the second retention state indicates a weak retention state. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140379801

User experience on a shared computing device

Methods, devices, and systems for utilizing dashboard software that enables retrieval of user account information from various services enjoyed by users of a shared computing device. The dashboard software may be linked to services associated with applications installed on the device. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140379248

Non-map-based mobile interface

Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed herein that may be utilized, in whole or in part, to facilitate or support one or more navigation or positioning operations or techniques using, for example, a non-map-based location or routing interface for use in or with mobile communication devices.. . ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378164

Method and apparatus for discovery of location context identifiers based on approximate location

As part of a localized positioning solution, a mobile device may transmit a request message to a server to obtain information about location contexts near the mobile device. In response, the server may, in some implementations, transmit a response message back to the mobile device that identifies a list of nearby lcis and an area that encompasses these lcis. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378152

Handling of a user equipment at the nodeb

In overview, the various embodiments describe methods for configuring a nodeb to recognize tuneaway events and to operate in a manner that mitigates the adverse effects of user equipment (ue) tuneaways on network capacity. In the various embodiments, the nodeb may detect that a ue is periodically tuning away based on the periodic, characteristic nature of the drops in the ue's signal strength. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378146

Interference management utilizing power and attenuation profiles

Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed through the use of fractional reuse and other techniques. In some aspects fractional reuse may relate to harq interlaces, portions of a timeslot, frequency spectrum, and spreading codes. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378140

Method and apparatus for inter radio access technology (irat) cell reselection

The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for inter radio access technology (irat) cell reselection. For example, the method may include identifying that a user equipment (ue) in an idle or a discontinuous reception (drx) mode is camped on a cell of a first rat, determining that the cell the ue is camped on is not broadcasting any neighbor cell of a second rat, scanning for one or more frequencies of the second rat based on the determination, and triggering a cell reselection to a cell of the second rat, wherein the cell of the second rat is associated with a frequency identified during the scanning. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378124

Femto node power adjustment in wireless communications systems

Systems, devices, and methods for adjusting a transmission power at a femto node are described herein. According to the systems, devices, and methods herein, a measurement of a signal transmitted from a transmitting node may be communicated to the femto node, for example from a user equipment or a neighboring femto node, for use in adjusting the power. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378111

Method and apparatus for use in providing context-aware identification of mobile device applications

Various methods, apparatuses, devices, and articles of manufacture are provided for use by one or more electronic devices to provide or otherwise identify applications for potential use by a mobile device with respect to a particular environment. For example, a computing device may apply a context-aware filter to identify a list of applications for potential use by a mobile device; and, in response to a first event proffer one or more applications for use by the mobile device; and, in response to a second event withdraw the application for use by the mobile device. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378105

Updating rich communication suite capability information over a communications network

In an embodiment, a requesting ue configures an rcs capabilities request message to request a target ue to provide rcs capability information (i) for the target ue, and (ii) for a set of other ues. The requesting ue transmits the configured rcs capabilities request message to the target ue. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378088

Wiretapping firearms through a wireless network

Methods, systems, and devices for tracking firearms in a wireless communication system may include a firearm configured to send sensor data to a non-recording telephone device via a telephone call to enable a calea server to intercept the data via a wiretap. The firearm may include various sensors that collect data about the firearm's location, use, remaining ammo, and any other information regarding its surroundings, which may be sent via the telephone call. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378087

Reestablishment procedure for an emergency call

Traditional rules that apply to cell selection are overridden to allow cell selection on an acceptable cell, in addition to cell selection on a suitable cell. Once a mobile device acquires service on an acceptable cell, mobile device can inform network of the emergency call in progress or initiation of an emergency call, which allows network to perform necessary actions to support the emergency call during establishment/reestablishment.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378086

Reestablishment procedure for an emergency call

Traditional rules that apply to cell selection are overridden to allow cell selection on an acceptable cell, in addition to cell selection on a suitable cell. Once a mobile device acquires service on an acceptable cell, mobile device can inform network of the emergency call in progress or initiation of an emergency call, which allows network to perform necessary actions to support the emergency call during establishment/reestablishment.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378075

Multi-frequency range processing for rf front end

Techniques for supporting multi-frequency range signal processing for a wireless device. In an aspect, a first antenna is provided to support first and third frequency ranges. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378070

Devices and methods for detecting and handling deconstructive impacts of default weight factors for closed-loop transmission diversity communications

Ues are adapted to facilitate detection and handling of deconstructive impacts of default weight factors employed before downlink and uplink synchronization is achieved in closed-loop transmission diversity communications. According to one example, a ue may receive transmissions sent using a default weight factor for transmission diversity. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378069

Devices and methods for facilitating signal-to-interference ratio estimates for closed-loop transmission diversity communications

Ues are adapted to facilitate calculation of signal-to-interference ratio (sir) estimates in closed-loop transmission diversity (cltd) communications before downlink and uplink synchronization is achieved. A ue may receive a transmission sent using transmission diversity. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140378054

Opportunistic use of the dsrc spectrum

Methods, systems, and devices are described for opportunistically using at least a portion of a dedicated short range communications (dsrc) spectrum. A multi-mode device is operated outside of the dsrc spectrum. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376721

Wireless configuration using passive near field communication

A system comprises an access point and a client device. The access point receives, using near field communication (nfc) technology, a public key associated with the client device and sends, using nfc technology, a public key associated with the access point. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376683

Dynamic divider having interlocking circuit

A high-speed and low power divider includes a ring of four dynamic latches, an interlocking circuit, and four output inverters. Each latch has a first dynamic node m and a second dynamic node n. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376637

Encoder-assisted adaptive video frame interpolation

The disclosure is directed to techniques for encoder-assisted adaptive interpolation of video frames. According to the disclosed techniques, an encoder generates information to assist a decoder in interpolation of a skipped video frame, i.e., an s frame. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376634

Intra prediction from a predictive block

Techniques coding video data, including a mode for intra prediction of blocks of video data from predictive blocks of video data within the same picture, may include determining a predictive block of video data for the current block of video data, wherein the predictive block of video data is a reconstructed block of video data within the same picture as the current block of video data. A two-dimensional vector, which may be used by a video coder to identify the predictive block of video data, includes a horizontal displacement component and a vertical displacement component relative to the current block of video data. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376633

More accurate advanced residual prediction (arp) for texture coding

Techniques for advanced residual prediction (arp) for coding video data may include inter-view arp. Inter-view arp may include identifying a disparity motion vector (dmv) for a current video block. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376611

Adaptive color transforms for video coding

A device for coding video data includes a memory and at least one processor configured to determine a cost associated with a plurality of color transforms associated with a coding unit, determine a cost associated with a plurality of color transforms associated with a coding unit, select a color transform of the plurality of color transforms having a lowest associated cost, transform a first block of video data having a first, red, green, blue (rgb) color space to produce a second block of video data having a second color space using the selected color transform of the plurality of color transforms, and encode the second video block having the second color space.. . ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376563

Selectively transferring high-priority non-audio data over a quality of service channel

In an embodiment, a transmitting ue is engaged with a target ue in a communication session supported at least in part via a qos channel on which audio traffic is primarily carried and a non-qos channel on which non-audio traffic is carried. The transmitting ue obtains audio data and non-audio data for transmission to the target ue during the communication session, and identifies a subset of higher-priority non-audio data within the obtained non-audio data. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376529

Location aware self-locating access point

A location aware, self-locating access point can provide a wireless link through a wireless network to a wireless device. If the wireless link bandwidth is less than a target bandwidth for the wireless device, then the location aware, self-locating access point can move itself to a new operating location that provides an increased wireless link bandwidth. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376520

Interface management in wireless communication system using hybrid time reuse

Interference that occurs during wireless communication may be managed by hybrid time reuse. A method, apparatus amend medium of communication determines one or more time reuse patterns of respective one or more unplanned access points. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376518

Code division multiplexing in a single-carrier frequency division multiple access system

In a single-carrier frequency division multiple access (sc-fdma) system that utilizes interleaved fdma (ifdma) or localized fdma (lfdma), a transmitter generates modulation symbols for different types of data (e.g., traffic data, signaling, and pilot) and performs code division multiplexing (cdm) on at least one data type. For example, the transmitter may apply cdm on signaling and/or pilot sent on frequency subbands and symbol periods that are also used by at least one other transmitter. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376517

Opportunistic activation of relays in cloud radio access networks

According to example embodiments, a method for wireless communications includes identifying at least one ue capable of being served by a plurality of transmission points (tps) on a first frequency or by a relay on a second frequency, evaluating a first performance metric conditioned on the ue being served by the relay and a second performance metric conditioned on the ue being served by the plurality of tps, deciding whether the ue should be served by the plurality of tps on the first frequency or by the relay on the second frequency, based, at least in part, on the first and second performance metrics, and taking action to switch the ue to or from being served by the relay or the plurality of tps, based on the decision.. . ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376459

Aggregating data to improve performance at a user equipment (ue)

The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for improving power performance at a user equipment (ue). For example, the method may include aggregating data at the ue for transmitting on a uplink (ul) from the ue to a base station communicating with the ue until a data aggregation condition is satisfied, determining when the data aggregation condition is satisfied at the ue, wherein the data aggregation condition includes at least a buffer occupancy condition or a delay transmission timer, and requesting resources from the base station for transmitting the data on the ul in response to determining that the data aggregation condition is satisfied. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376438

Resource specification for broadcast/multicast services

Techniques for supporting multimedia broadcast/multicast services (mbms) are described. In an aspect, resources used for mbms services may be provided with a multi-tier structure. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376428

Multi-frequency range processing for rf front end

Techniques for supporting multi-frequency range signal processing for a wireless device. In an aspect, a first antenna is provided to support first and third frequency ranges. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376414

Voip emergency call support

Techniques to support emergency voice-over-internet protocol (voip) calls are described. The techniques may be used for various 3gpp and 3gpp2 networks, various location architectures, and various types of user equipment (ue). ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376401

Averaging buffer occupancy to improve performance at a user equipment (ue)

The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for improving performance at a user equipment (ue). For example, the method may include calculating an average buffer occupancy value at the ue, sending a request for resources from the ue to a base station in communication with the ue, wherein request for the resources is based on the average buffer value, receiving resources from the base station based on the request sent from the ue, and transmitting data on a uplink (ul), from the ue to the base station, based on one or more of data available for transmission at the ue, or an available transmit power at the ue, or the resources received from the base station. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376400

Apparatus and method for dynamic user equipment capability reporting based on data activity

Aspects of the disclosure provide an apparatus and methods for dynamic user equipment capability reporting. A user equipment (ue) is configured to communicate with a network utilizing a plurality of communication protocols including a first communication protocol and a second communication protocol. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140376393

Apparatus and methods for dynamically reporting inter-system measurement capability in a wireless communication network

Aspects of the disclosure provide apparatus and methods of inter-system measurements operable at a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communication network. The ue establishes a connection with a network node in a first wireless communication network utilizing a first radio access technology (rat), wherein the ue is capable of measuring a plurality of frequency bands of a second rat greater in number than a measurement capability report limit of the first rat. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140375982

Determination of positioning information of a mobile device using modulated light signals

Methods, systems, and devices are described for determining positioning information of a mobile device using modulated light signals. A modulated light signal may be received from each of at least one light source. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140375865

Systems and methods to super resolve a user-selected region of interest

Systems, devices, and methods are described for efficiently super resolving a portion of an image. One embodiment involves capturing, using a camera module of a device, at least one image of a scene, and creating a higher resolution image of a user-selected region of interest. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140375836

System and method for single-frame based super resolution interpolation for digital cameras

A digital camera system for super resolution image processing is provided. The digital camera system includes a resolution enhancement module configured to receive at least a portion of an image, to increase the resolution of the received image, and to output a resolution enhanced image and an edge extraction module configured to receive the resolution enhanced image, to extract at least one edge of the resolution enhanced image, and to output the extracted at least one edge of the resolution enhanced image, the at least one edge being a set of contiguous pixels where an abrupt change in pixel values occur. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140375367

Pseudo-cml latch and divider having reduced charge sharing between output nodes

In one example, a high-speed divider includes two identical pseudo-cml latches and four output inverters. Each latch includes a pair of cross-coupled signal holding transistors. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140375363

Frequency divider with duty cycle adjustment within feedback loop

A frequency divider with duty cycle adjustment within a feedback loop is disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus includes at least one divider circuit and at least one duty cycle adjustment circuit coupled in a feedback loop. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140374914

Stress compensation patterning

An apparatus includes a device that includes at least one layer. The at least one layer includes an inter-device stress compensation pattern configured to reduce an amount of inter-device warpage prior to the device being detached from another device.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/25/14 / #20140374873

Methods and apparatus for congestion-aware buffering using voltage isolation pathways for integrated circuit designs with multi-power domains

A semiconductor apparatus is provided herein for buffering of nets routed through one or more areas associated with a first power domain that is different from a second power domain associated with the buffers and the buffered nets by limiting placement of these buffers in patterned areas associated with the second power domain. This provides for the routing of the buffered nets to be determined not only based on the shortest distance to travel from point a to point b, but also takes into account routing congestion on the semiconductor apparatus. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140372701

Methods, devices, and systems for detecting return oriented programming exploits

Methods, devices, and systems for detecting return-oriented programming (rop) exploits are disclosed. A system includes a processor, a main memory, and a cache memory. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140372644

Camera control interface extension bus

System, methods and apparatus are described that include a serial bus, including a serial bus used for inter-integrated circuit (i2c) and/or camera control interface (cci) operations. The bus has a first line and a second line, a first set of devices coupled to the bus and a second set of devices coupled to the bus. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140372643

Camera control interface extension bus

System, methods and apparatus are described that offer improved performance of a serial bus used for inter-integrated circuit (i2c) and/or camera control interface (cci) operations. Cci extension (ccie) devices are described. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140372642

Camera control interface extension bus

System, methods and apparatus are described that offer improved performance of a serial bus used for inter-integrated circuit (i2c) and/or camera control interface (cci) operations. Cci extension (ccie) devices are described. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140372624

Mediating content delivery via one or more services

A device for receiving streaming data includes a broadcast or multicast middleware unit configured to receive the streaming data via a second service and a proxy unit configured to be disposed between the middleware unit and a client application, the proxy unit further configured to receive an indication of whether the streaming data is to be received via a first service or the second service, when the indication indicates that the streaming data is to be received via the first service: disable the middleware unit; and receive the streaming data via the first service, and when the indication indicates that the streaming data is to be received via the second service: activate the middleware unit to receive the streaming data via the second service, wherein the second service comprises at least one of a broadcast service or a multicast service; and receive the streaming data from the middleware unit.. . ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140372570

Multiple file delivery over unidirectional transport protocol sessions for a service

Embodiment systems, methods, and devices enable data streams of a broadcast service to be carried in multiple communication sessions in any transport protocol providing file transport information and the transmission of objects, an example of which is file delivery over unidirectional transport (“flute”). A session description may include a category attribute indicating the type of data carried in such a protocol session. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140371944

System and method for estimating ambient temperature of a portable computing device using a voice coil

Various embodiments of methods and systems for estimating environmental ambient temperature of a portable computing device (“pcd”) from electrical resistance measurements taken voice coils in a speaker or microphone component are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, it may be recognized that the pcd is in an idle state, thus producing little or no thermal energy. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370928

Dynamic power management scheme in wireless networks based on power over ethernet (poe)

A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for managing power of a connection point in a wireless communication system are provided. A connection point may discover a mobile node, send to a gateway a request to increase an amount of power that the connection point can consume to service the discovered mobile node, and receive from the gateway a response related to the request to increase the amount of power. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370918

Transmitter position integrity checking

The subject matter disclosed herein relates to determining whether a reported position of a wireless transmitter is sufficiently accurate in accordance with an accuracy metric based at least in part on a calculated range between an estimated position of a mobile station and the reported position and also based at least in part on one or more measurements taken from one or more signals transmitted by the wireless transmitter.. . ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370892

Software feed forward strategy to avoid hand-shaking delays between software and firmware

Methods for enabling a mobile device to efficiently resolve coexistence issues in a dsda configuration by utilizing a feed forward strategy to avoid hand-shaking between software-implemented operations and firmware. The mobile device may employ a dual subscription, dual active (or “dsda”) configuration in which two or more subscriptions may be associated with concurrently active communications, such as voice or data calls. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370882

Method and apparatus for concurrent communication with multiple wireless communication systems of different radio access technologies

A wireless device supporting concurrent communication with multiple wireless systems of different radio access technologies (rats) are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus includes first and second receivers supporting concurrent signal reception from wireless systems of different rats. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370879

Proximity application discovery and provisioning

Methods, non-transitory processor-readable storage media, systems, and devices for provisioning devices associated with wireless identity transmitters. An embodiment method performed by a proximity broadcast receiver may include operations for receiving a broadcast message including a secure identifier from a wireless identity transmitter, transmitting to a central server a sighting message that includes the secure identifier and an identity of the proximity broadcast receiver, receiving from the central server a return message that includes identification information related to the received broadcast message and that is authorized to be distributed to the proximity broadcast receiver based on data stored on the central server, and provisioning a device associated with the received broadcast message based on the identification information from the received return message. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370875

Configuring an identifier for an access point

An access point is configured based on acquired information. An access point may be configured based on the configuration(s) of at least one other access point. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370810

Vicinity-based undocking for a wireless docking application

This disclosure describes wireless communication techniques, protocols, methods, and devices applicable to a docking system environment in which aspects of wireless docking may function using vicinity-based undocking techniques. In some examples, the techniques of this disclosure enable a wireless docking center to undock a wireless dockee in a situation where a wireless dockee moves out of the vicinity of a wireless docking center so as to prevent malicious users from using peripheral devices available through the wireless docking center to interact with the wireless dockee without the wireless dockee user's knowledge. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370809

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 timing parameter while operating within the dsrc spectrum. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370805

Methods and apparatus for improving re-activation of a nfc-f based remote nfc device

Techniques for improving re-activation of an nfc-f based remote near field communication (nfc) device are described. A polling nfc device may be configured to determine that an nfc-f based remote nfc device was previously deactivated, and transmit a sense request message to enable the remote nfc device to receive an attribute request message as part of a device activation procedure. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370803

Methods and apparatus for improving remote nfc device detection using a low power oscillator circuit

A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for inductive communication are provided in connection with providing mechanisms for detecting a remote nfc device without excessive power consumption. In one example, a communications device is equipped to monitor frequency oscillations associated with a nfc antenna using a calibrated lpo, determine that a number of occurrences of the frequency oscillations from a reference frequency is greater than a frequency deviation threshold, and perform a nfc polling procedure in response to the determination.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140370801

Method and apparatus for a device to control transmissions of safety messages from other vehicles

A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus receives a first bsm from a first wireless communication device, determines control information associated with the first bsm, and transmits the first bsm to at least a second wireless communication device based on the determined control information.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369557

Systems and methods for feature-based tracking

Disclosed embodiments pertain to feature based tracking. In some embodiments, a camera pose may be obtained relative to a tracked object in a first image and a predicted camera pose relative to the tracked object may be determined for a second image subsequent to the first image based, in part, on a motion model of the tracked object. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369555

Tracker assisted image capture

A method for picture processing is described. A first tracking area is obtained. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369426

Inter-component filtering

In one embodiment, an apparatus configured to encode video information includes a memory unit and a processor. The memory unit is configured to store an inter-layer reference picture comprising video information. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369404

Signaling of deblocking filter parameters in video coding

This disclosure describes techniques for signaling deblocking filter parameters for a current slice of video data with reduced bitstream overhead. Deblocking filter parameters may be coded in one or more of a picture layer parameter set and a slice header. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369336

Apparatus and method for distributed updating of a self organizing network

The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for distributed updating of a self organizing network. For example, the disclosure presents a method for transmitting, via a transmitting component at a base station, a portion of data collected at the base station to a network entity, wherein the data collected at the base station is received by the base station from one or more user equipments (ue) in communication with one or more base stations, wherein the base station is one of the one or more base stations, receiving feedback, from the network entity, associated with one or more network parameters of the base station, wherein the feedback received from the network entity is determined at the network entity at least based on the portion of data transmitted from the one or more base stations to the network entity, and updating the one or more network parameters at the base station based on the feedback received from the network entity and local information at the base station. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369329

Lte and external wifi bandwidth aggregation

Techniques for aggregating wireless communications are provided. These techniques include a method for aggregating wireless communications traffic in a femtocell. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369327

Paging access terminals in a wireless communications system

An embodiment is directed to an access network that configures set of paging indicator (pi) bits within a quick paging channel (qpch) cycle to page a group of access terminals. An access terminal within the group receives the qpch cycle, and evaluates the pi bits to determine whether a unicast page and/or group page is present. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369312

Adaptive transmit power control (tpc) step size in a high speed data network

A method of wireless communication includes returning to a base station after a handover failure. The method also includes receiving consecutive transmit power control (tpc) up commands within a first predetermined time period. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369309

Co-channel operation systems, methods, & devices

Co-channel operation systems, methods, and devices are discussed in this document. Some embodiments can include remote stations configured for co-channel operation with one or more other remote stations. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369302

Systems and methods for communication of channel state information

Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a technique for communicating channel state information (csi) feedback. In some aspects, the csi feedback is communicated in a very high throughput (vht) wireless communications system.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369263

Dual interpretation of a length field of a signal unit

A method includes receiving, at a wireless device, a frame via a sub-1 gigahertz (ghz) wireless network. The frame includes a signal (sig) unit including a length field and an aggregation field. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369257

Toll path routing protocol

Methods, systems, and devices are provided for selecting a wireless access point from a plurality of access points operated by a plurality of wireless service providers, where each access point may be enabled to concurrently compete for a user's access. A wireless device may transmit and/or broadcast a request for communication service to several network access points, which may be access points associated with licensed- and unlicensed-spectrum network service. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369253

Degree reduction and degree-constrained combining for relaying a fountain code

A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for relaying a packet are provided. The apparatus receives at least one packet and reduces a degree of the at least one packet. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369247

Reduced circuit-switched voice user equipment current using discontinuous transmissions on dedicated channels

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to a method, apparatus, and computer software for wireless communication. In various examples, dtx is enabled for the transmission of voice frames corresponding to a circuit-switched voice call. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140369152

N-well switching circuit

A dual-mode pmos transistor is disclosed that has a first mode of operation in which a switched n-well for the dual-mode pmos transistor is biased to a high voltage. The dual-mode pmos transistor has a second mode of operation in which the switched n-well is biased to a low voltage that is lower than the high voltage. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368688

Computer vision application processing

Methods, systems, and techniques to enhance computer vision application processing are disclosed. In particular, the methods, systems, and techniques may reduce power consumption for computer vision applications and improve processing efficiency for computer vision applications.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368670

System and method for identifying people in an image

Described herein are methods and devices employing low power wireless features to identify persons in a captured image using signals emitted from such persons' personal computing devices. As described, signals emitted from personal computing devices commonly carried on a person, such as cell phones, enable an image capture device to wirelessly connect to the personal computing devices, both directly and through a mesh network, and to obtain information about the person carrying the device. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368645

Robust tracking using point and line features

Disclosed embodiments pertain to apparatus, systems, and methods for robust feature based tracking. In some embodiments, a score may be computed for a camera captured current image comprising a target object. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368626

Computer vision application processing

Methods, systems, and techniques to enhance computer vision application processing are disclosed. In particular, the methods, systems, and techniques may reduce power consumption for computer vision applications and improve processing efficiency for computer vision applications.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368517

Systems, devices, and methods for driving an interferometric modulator

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for controlling the actuation of an analog interferometric modulator. In one aspect, a voltage may be determined from a sense electrode. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368422

Systems and methods for performing a device action based on a detected gesture

Systems and methods for performing an action based on a detected gesture are provided. The systems and methods provided herein may detect a direction of an initial touchless gesture and process subsequent touchless gestures based on the direction of the initial touchless gesture. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368334

Position location system architecture: peer to peer measurement mode

A position location method includes receiving, over a messaging link, a request from an access point of a position location system to perform a ranging operation between a first asset tag and a second asset tag. The method also includes transmitting, by the first asset tag, a first ranging pilot signal on a ranging link to enable the ranging operation between the first asset tag and the second asset tag. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368321

Ultra-wideband ranging waveform

Methods, systems, devices, and apparatuses are described for location tracking in which each tag used to track an asset or person in an indoor environment transmits ranging waveforms used to estimate a location of the tag. Multiple tags may concurrently transmit without interfering with each other by having each tag use a distinct frequency shift for the ranging waveforms. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368276

Self-biased receiver

A receiver is disclosed. The receiver includes an amplifier and a bias circuit configured to provide a bias current to the amplifier. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368247

Novel low overhead hold-violation fixing solution using metal-programable cells

Techniques for fixing hold violations using metal-programmable cells are described herein. In one embodiment, a system comprises a first flip-flop, a second flip-flop, and a data path between the first and second flip-flops. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140368050

System and method for delayed application processor initialization

A system and method providing for delayed initialization of a device in a wireless charging environment. In certain aspects, a device is configured to detect power wirelessly received from a power transmitter. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140367827

Metal capacitor with inner first terminal and outer second terminal

A metal capacitor with an inner first terminal (e.g., a positive terminal) and an outer second terminal (e.g., a negative terminal) is disclosed herein. In an exemplary design, an apparatus (e.g., an ic chip) includes a first conductive line for a first terminal of a capacitor and at least one conductive line for a second terminal of the capacitor. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140367760

Method and apparatus for a diffusion bridged cell library

A library of cells for designing an integrated circuit, the library comprises continuous diffusion compatible (cdc) cells. A cdc cell includes a p-doped diffusion region electrically connected to a supply rail and continuous from the left edge to the right edge of the cdc cell; a first polysilicon gate disposed above the p-doped diffusion region and electrically connected to the p-doped diffusion region; an n-doped diffusion region electrically connected to a ground rail and continuous from the left edge to the right edge; a second polysilicon gate disposed above the n-doped diffusion region and electrically connected to the n-doped diffusion region; a left floating polysilicon gate disposed over the p-doped and n-doped diffusion regions and proximal to the left edge; and a right floating polysilicon gate disposed over the p-doped and n-doped diffusion regions and proximal to the right edge.. ... Qualcomm Incorporated

12/18/14 / #20140367757

Metal-insulator-metal capacitor structures

Capacitor structures capable of providing both low-voltage capacitors and high-voltage capacitors are described herein. In one embodiment, a capacitor structure comprises a low-voltage capacitor and a high-voltage capacitor. ... Qualcomm Incorporated








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