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Method and system for rate control
A method and system are provided for encoding a picture. The method includes encoding the picture into a first encoded picture using a first universal...
Transceiver with spectral analysis
A transceiver for a cellular telephone network includes a transmitter and a receiver that receives transmitted signals, as well as a receiver. A spectral...
Pilot design for OFDM systems with four transmit antennas
Pilot, preamble and midamble patterns are provided that are particularly suited for four transmit antenna OFDM systems. Pilots are inserted in a scattered...
Multi-tiered detection of a geofence
Methods, program products, and systems for multi-tier detection of a geofence are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a mobile device can be configured to...
Electrical over-current protection device
An electrical component package has integrated therein first and second pairs of electrodes, wherein the first pair of electrodes are electrically isolated from...
Display with multilayer and embedded signal lines
A display may have a thin-film-transistor layer with a substrate layer. A layer of dielectric may be formed on the substrate layer and may have an upper surface...
Aligned video comparison tool
A video quality comparison tool provides for direct visual perceptual comparison of video sequences. Two inputs are presented at the same position and size,...
Automatic video stream selection
A handheld communication device is used to capture video streams and generate a multiplexed video stream. The handheld communication device has at least two...
Streaming translation in display pipe
In an embodiment, a display pipe includes one or more translation units corresponding to images that the display pipe is reading for display. Each translation...
Text correction processing
Text correction processing is disclosed. An initial score is assigned to each of a plurality of candidate sequences of one or more characters, based at least in...
Viewing images with tilt control on a hand-held device
A user interface suitable for use in cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs), PC Tablets, as well as laptops, PCs, office equipment, medical...
A method for manufacturing a compound part comprises preparing a cavity in a receiving part, selecting a resin for application in the receiving part, applying...
Hybrid antennas for electronic devices
A portable electronic device is provided that has a hybrid antenna. The hybrid antenna may include a slot antenna structure and an inverted-F antenna structure....
Locking and unlocking a mobile device using facial recognition
In an embodiment of the invention, an unlocked mobile device is configured to capture images, analyze the images to detect a user's face, and automatically lock...
Test systems with a probe apparatus and index mechanism
A probe apparatus has probe wires with a contact pattern on one side. The contact pattern is for contacting a respective contact pattern on another test...
Method of forming white appearing anodized films by laser beam treatment
The embodiments described herein relate to forming anodized films that have a white appearance. In some embodiments, an anodized film having pores with light...
Systems of an electronic device and methods for manufacturing the same
Various systems of an electronic deice and methods for manufacturing the same are provided. In some embodiments, a routing assembly is provided that may not...
Highly portable media device
An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function...
Cold chamber die casting of amorphous alloys using cold crucible induction
Various embodiments provide systems and methods for casting amorphous alloys. Exemplary casting system may include an insertable and rotatable vessel configured...
A method, apparatus, and system are provided for displaying a graphical representation of at least a portion of a file by interfacing with a graphical interface...
Methods, program products, and systems for displaying context-aware charts are described. In context-aware charts, content of a chart can reflect a context of...
Efficient re-read operations in analog memory cell arrays
A method for data storage includes storing data, which is encoded with an Error Correction Code (ECC), in a group of analog memory cells by writing respective...
Methods and apparatus for error rate estimation
Methods and apparatus for estimating received error rates. In one embodiment, the estimation of received error rates is conducted in relation to a bus interface...
Performance of a system having non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for improving performance of a system having non-volatile memory ("NVM"). The system can vertically re-vector defective blocks...
Alternately sensing voltage on supply side or load side of a power gate of
an electronic device and modifying...
A power gate is coupled to a power supply circuit to selectively provide power to a processing core. A switch has a local state and a remote state to...
Adaptive resource management of a data processing system
A method for resource management of a data processing system is described herein. According to one embodiment, a token is periodically pushed into a memory...
Directing data in a web browser from a portable electronic device
Some embodiments provide a system for interacting with a web browser. During operation, the system establishes a network connection with the web browser from a...
A method and apparatus of a device that focuses messages is described. In an exemplary method, the device receives a first and second group of message. The...
Ad hoc file sharing
A method and apparatus of a device that transfers files and performs file browsing using an ad hoc file sharing service is described. In an exemplary method,...
Managed assessment of submitted digital content
Methods and systems for managing assessment of media content electronically submitted to a network-based media distribution system. A submitter can prepare a...
Booking and management of inventory atoms in content delivery systems
Systems and methods for managing electronic content from multiple content providers in a dynamic environment are provided. In operation, an advertiser can plan...
Automatic audio configuration based on an audio output device
Techniques are provided for determining, at an audio processing device, whether to produce high quality or low quality audio output based on one or more...
Electronic devices with improved switch assembly constructions
Electronic devices are provided with housings that can have smoother profiles and with switch assembly input components with knobs that can move along tracks in...
Battery configurations for electronic devices
Electronic devices having improved battery configurations, and more specifically configurations reducing overall space required for a battery and attendant...
Sharing location information among devices
Methods, systems, apparatus, and computer program products that include, on a first device executing a first instance of a location application, receiving an...
Battery conservation in stationary conditions for a wireless device
Conserving battery by a wireless user equipment (UE) device in substantially stationary conditions. A first wireless link may be established with a first cell....
Methods for adjusting radio-frequency circuitry to mitigate interference
An electronic device may transmit and receive wireless signals using wireless circuitry that is controlled by control circuitry. The wireless circuitry may...
Ordering a list of wireless devices for display in a graphical user
This document describes, inter alia, techniques for use at a wireless device for establishing communications with other devices, and for displaying related...
Streaming wavelet transform
In an embodiment, a compression unit is provided which may perform compression of a pixel stream. Similarly, a decompression unit may be provided which may...
Multi-resolution spatial feature extraction for automatic handwriting
A first technique of recognizing content is disclosed, including: determining a first value representative of a pixel content present at a first set of pixels...
Enhanced face detection using depth information
A method for face detection includes capturing a depth map and an image of a scene and selecting one or more locations in the image to test for presence of...
Acoustic systems in electronic devices
A mobile electronic device including a processor, a first electrical component including at least one contact area, and a second electrical component including...
Data encoding based on notch filtering to prevent desense
In one embodiment, a data encoder for a component (such as an integrated circuit) may encode data to be transmitted from the component to another component in a...
Optimized search for reference frames in predictive video coding system
A system and method for efficiently performing motion estimation during temporal prediction for coding. When a new frame is presented for coding, an encoder may...
MAC packet data unit construction for wireless system
A method for wireless communication using MAC PDUs. The method includes determining one or more characteristics of a service flow and selecting on the basis of...
Method and system for providing an uplink structure and minimizing pilot
signal overhead in a wireless...
An uplink control structure and pilot signal having minimal signal overhead for providing channel estimation and data demodulation in a wireless communication...
Application-aware radio power saving
In order to facilitate reduced power consumption of an electronic device (such as a smartphone) when communicating with another electronic device (such as an...
Inter-chip data communications with power-state transition management
A method includes inter-chip data communications between a power-managed integrated circuit (IC) and a peer IC. The peer IC generates a data frame and prepends...
Method for power saving for wireless device in discontinuous reception
A methodology for determining a periodicity of a neighbor cell search for a cellular mobile device is disclosed. The neighbor cell searches may be conducted...
System and method for improved connectivity in GPRS/EGPRS mobile
environment for streaming service
A system and method to select a modulation coding scheme of a mobile device including establishing a connection between the mobile device and a remote device...