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8878668 Method and apparatus to detect transponder tagged objects, for example during medical procedures  
The presence or absence of objects (e.g., medical implements, medical supplies) tagged with transponders may be determined in an environment in which medical procedures (e.g., surgery) are...
8795168 Method and system for capturing and monitoring a physiological parameter and movement within an area of at least one person  
A method for capturing and monitoring at least one physiological parameter and movement within an area of at least one person are disclosed. The area is divided into cells having respective...
8542097 Systems and methods for transmitting information, alerts, and/or comments to participants based on location information  
The present invention generally relates to systems and methods for sharing information related to a location also referred to herein as a “spot,” such as spot alerts and/or spot comments (e.g.,...
8521154 Portable communications device coupled to first network by way of second network  
A portable communications device (PCD) is coupled to a first network by way of a second network. The PCD is normally in radio communication with the first network, and is coupled to the first...
8325037 Energy saving medical device  
The invention is directed to a medical device comprised of at least one device part that is electrically operated and can be switched between an idle state and an operating state and a method of...
8319608 Apparatus and method for controlling electronic device  
An electronic control device transmits a function control signal within a predetermined area. Other electronic devices within the predetermined area receive the function control signal. The...
8264342 Method and apparatus to detect transponder tagged objects, for example during medical procedures  
The presence or absence of objects (e.g., medical implements, medical supplies) tagged with transponders may be determined in an environment in which medical procedures (e.g., surgery) are...
8198980 Numeric geodesic locator  
A geodesic locator system having an input for receiving a user-inputted numeric code in a format limited solely to digits and expressed by a fixed code length. The system associates the received...
8160573 Portable communications device coupled to first network by way of second network  
A portable communications device (PCD) is coupled to a first network by way of a second network. The PCD is normally in radio communication with the first network, and is coupled to the first...
7920046 RFID readers and systems initializing after antenna switch and methods  
RFID readers, reader systems, and methods are provided for processing RFID tags through interruptions for antenna change or other reasons. If the reason for the interruption is an antenna change,...
7706515 Programmable paging controller with programmable switch contact  
The present invention is an expandable multi-zone paging and signaling system. In particular, the present invention is an apparatus and method for a paging controller wherein a user can program a...
7667575 Location virtualization in an RFID system  
A system and method of determining locations of one or more RFID tags within an RFID environment. The system includes a plurality of RFID readers, each operative to transmit and receive RF signals...
7567801 Portable communications device coupled to first network by way of second network  
A portable communications device (PCD) is coupled to a first network by way of a second network. The PCD is normally in radio communication with the first network, and is coupled to the first...
7518486 Method for locking an electrical device to a given locale  
A method for locking an electrical device to a location includes installing a location code generating unit into a power network hub servicing a geographic area, generating a location code for the...
RE39870 Global paging system using packet-switched digital data network and remote country designation  
A global paging system and corresponding method are disclosed in which an originating user pages a receiving user in a different country without the paging message being broadcast in all areas....
7176797 Method and system of using active RFID tags to provide a reliable and secure RFID system  
The system of the present invention includes a large-zone RFID reader, a plurality of small-zone RFID readers, and a plurality of RFID tags. The large-zone RFID reader covers areas which are not...
7167711 System and method for controlling financial transactions over a wireless network  
A system and method for controlling financial transactions is disclosed. A customer, using a wireless device, identifies a point of sale and the amount of a transaction at that point of sale is...
7061396 Intelligent locator system  
A locating and monitoring system includes transmitters worn by a person, animal, or equipment to transmit an unique identification code while moving about a facility. The code is transmitted by...
7062281 Multi-mode paging system  
A multi-mode paging system and method of selectively paging an individual through one of a plurality of paging mechanisms. An indication of a paging mechanism for each individual to be paged is...
7023832 Paging system with spacial, frequency and time diversity  
A highly reliable radio paging system with a combination of time, frequency and spacial diversity in order to increase the reliability of the system. Time diversity is provided by broadcasting the...
6898427 Method of coupling portable communications device to first network by way of second network  
A method of coupling a portable communications device (PCD) to a first network by way of a second network is disclosed. The PCD is normally in radio communication with the first network, and is...
6665521 Method and apparatus for cooperative diversity  
The wireless communication system (100) uses a method of improving diversity gain by utilizing a first network (10) operating with a first protocol and at least a second network (20) formed from a...
6538561 Data communication network for minimizing toll-charge dependent links and method of operation  
There is disclosed an inbound message receiving system for use in a wireless messaging system. The inbound message receiving system comprises: 1) a source base transceiver station capable of...
6529117 Radio selective call receiver in which message non-reception period is managed  
A radio selective call receiver includes a receiving section, a recognizing section, an alarm section and a control section. The receiving section receives a radio signal. The recognizing section...
6515577 Channel monitoring by a multichannel selective call receiver  
A multichannel selective call receiver (10) includes-a receiver (11), a controller (16), a baud detector (17) and a memory (18). The controller is adapted to control the receiver in receiving...
6463273 Wireless warning system  
A wireless warning system for alerting and advising selected uses of a potential or existing emergency within a predetermined geographic area. The system operates on the principle of a common or...
6442159 Method of routing a short message and an apparatus for routing a short message  
In a method of routing a short message with high or low priority from a service center to a mobile station in a public land mobile network providing both packet data service and circuit switched...
6433689 System for supervision and control of objects or persons  
A system for supervision and control of objects or persons within a limited area, such as a building, comprising a plurality of electronic identification chips for placing on respective...
6329902 Wide area two-way paging using a mesh network with paging receivers  
A wide area paging broadcast channel for transmitting a page signal throughout a prescribed geographic area over a broadcast channel in response to a page request. At least one subscriber...
6181945 Optimization of paging cost in mobile switching system using a genetic optimization method  
The invention overcomes the inefficient conventional mobile paging methods that cause a bottleneck in the FOCC due to constraints of both the bandwidth and the limited number of radio frequency...
6169498 Device and method for communication location-specific messages  
A method for communicating location-specific messages includes storing a library of such messages within a portable device having a capability of randoly accessing the messages. Each...
6154652 Device and method for performing handoff in mobile communication system  
A mobile communication system transmitting data in frame unit includes a base station apparatus and a terminal apparatus. The transmitter has a controller having consecutive first and second...
6144653 Method for communicating in a wireless communication system  
A communications system in which information is transmitted in a plurality of time slots grouped into a plurality of superframes which are, in turn, grouped into a plurality of paging frames. A...
6138003 System and method for authorization of location services  
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed which performs authorization checks prior to allowing a location service to position a mobile terminal within a cellular network. The various...
6131034 Method and apparatus for collector arrays in wireless communications systems  
The present invention is a communication system having a plurality of forward channel communications and a plurality of corresponding reverse channel communications in a region for communications...
6125279 Method and apparatus for extending coverage in a cellular communication system  
Method for transmitting data packets between base site and designated mobile unit outside coverage area of base site comprises: identifying data packet; transmitting data packet to unit along...
6108544 Method and apparatus for partial coverage zone selective call communication  
A communication system (10) has a plurality of selective call transceivers (30) which operate as one-way selective call receivers in one-way coverage zones (16) where no registration is required...
6108519 Mobile communications system  
A mobile communications system includes a service-providing base station for providing down-link communication to the mobile station to transmit broadcast service data to a mobile station. In a...
6101384 Method for automatically changing service area of wide area pager in second generation digital cordless telephone  
A method for automatically changing a service area of a wide area pager integrated with a Second Generation Digital Cordless Telephone (CT-2) is provided. The method includes the step of receiving...
6097931 Two-way paging uplink infrastructure  
A substitute for the uplink infrastructure associated with typical two-way paging protocols. Instead of employing a microcellular arrangement of paging receiver sites, wherein each cell is served...
6091716 Receive signal quality estimates suitable for pagers used in satellite-based communication systems  
A method of producing a receive signal quality estimate in a subscriber unit (SU) located in a given geographic area covered by a wireless communication system of a kind in which a base station...
6067445 Dual channel dual speed FM subcarrier paging system  
The effective transmission range of a wireless paging system is varied by changing the transmission data rate. The transmission data rate is lowered in regions with sparse transmitter coverage to...
6052591 Broadcasting messages to mobile stations within a geographic area  
A dialable directory number is assigned to a particular location area or cell area. A telecommunications user wanting to transmit user defined messages, such as a text message, to mobile stations...
6052064 Method and apparatus in a wireless messaging system for dynamic creation of directed simulcast zones  
Base transmitters (116) of a wireless messaging system are pre-programmed (802) with location identifiers (216) for identifying the positions at which the base transmitters are located. In...
6040774 Locating system and method employing radio frequency tags  
A locating system and method employs a plurality of radio frequency readers arrayed with respect to a region having a plurality of zones within which a plurality of radio frequency tags are to be...
6028631 Portable terminal apparatus for multimedia communication  
The electric power consumption by a terminal used for communication of multimedia information is controlled by changing the quality of transmitted information. The terminal is provided with input...
5995804 Repeater station for augmenting the coverage area of a paging system  
A low power miniature repeater station is located on a vehicle such as a train, cargo ship, cruise ship or other vehicle which is expected to carry multiple paging receivers. The repeater station...
5990806 Method and apparatus for efficient reverse channel utilization in a two-way messaging system  
A selective call transceiver (122) includes a receiver (303) and a transmitter (301) coupled to a processor (308) serving as a decoder and an encoder. The processor is programmed to receive an...
5977881 Radio selective calling receiver having battery saving function  
A radio selective calling receiver has a function of causing a reception section for receiving a transmitted radio signal to intermittently receive the radio signal by intermittently supplying a...
5974034 System and method for synchronized wide and local area communications utilizing a single frequency  
A system and a method provide a communication network using time-division multiplexing and a single frequency to achieve maximum utilization of the spectrum and the available bandwidth. In one...

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