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Method, apparatus, and computer program product for perform handover in a
A method, a corresponding apparatus, and a computer program product for performing a handover in a heterogeneous network. The method comprises sending, by a...
PLMN operation management
A network management function of a public land mobile network is provided with one or more notifications of the extent of progress of an operation, from another...
An apparatus and a method for determining distances between apparatuses are disclosed. The method in a first apparatus includes joining a network including a...
Method for coding and an apparatus
The invention relates to a method for encoding, a method for decoding, an apparatus, computer program products, an encoder and a decoder for video information....
Apparatus, method and computer program product for using images in contact
lists maintained in electronic devices
An electronic device having a memory, a display, control apparatus and a data processor. When the data processor executes a program stored in the memory of the...
Method and apparatus for distributing collaborative content
An example approach for enabling content to be distributed based on user and device related execution criteria is described. A collaboration platform determines...
System and method for interactive session provision
Systems and methods applicable, for instance, in interactive session provision. One or more nodes and/or other computers might, for example, provide to one or...
Address assignment protocol
Exemplary embodiments of the present invention provide a method comprising receiving, at a node, an address assignment message, allocating, by the node, a...
Method of improving coverage and optimisation in communication networks
A method and apparatus for detecting and determining the location of a coverage hole in a communications network such as a cellular communication system wherein...
Method and apparatus for signalling of HARQ timing at UL/DL subframe
The invention relates to an apparatus including at least one processor and at least one memory including a computer program code, the at least one memory and...
Space-time coding for zero-tail spread OFDM system in a wireless network
An example technique may include controlling receiving a first block of time domain symbols and a second block of time domain symbols, converting the blocks of...
All-digital delay-locked loop tuning method with randomized LSB-tuning
In some example embodiments, there may be provided an apparatus. The apparatus may include a delay line including a plurality of cells; and tuning circuitry...
Apparatus for selectively supporting and charging an electronic device in
a portrait position and a landscape...
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises an open frame comprising first and second members respectively...
Backwards compatible audio representation
It is inter alia disclosed to provide a left signal representation associated with a left audio channel and a right signal representation associated with a...
Method and apparatus for rendering content
An approach is provided for rendering content based on chunks and layers. A request is received to render content at a device. One or more layers of the content...
Network entity, terminal, computer-readable storage medium and method for
providing widgets including...
A network entity is provided and includes a processor that is configured to send a first widget to a mobile terminal. The first widget is associated with a...
User interface having realistic physical effects
A user interface module includes a display and a motion detector arranged to detect a motion. The module is arranged to display an emulated movement of a...
Device, method, and computer program product for customizing game
functionality using images
A gaming device, method, and computer program product customize an electronic game using features of an image file, such as may be created by a digital camera...
Carrier selection in relay systems
At one node of a series of nodes supporting a series of wireless links to at least one communication device, transmitting information to assist the selection at...
Medium access control method enhancement
The exemplary embodiments provide at least a method of receiving, by a node of a wireless communication network, more than one indication of data required to be...
Methods and apparatuses for signaling radio bearer transmission in a
Methods, corresponding apparatuses, and computer program products for signaling radio bearer transmission in a heterogeneous network are provided. The method...
Method and apparatus for implementing a time-alignment guard timer
A method and apparatus may include receiving a time-alignment value for a time-alignment timer. The method may also include starting the time-alignment timer....
Method and apparatus for triggering handover between access points based
on gathered history data of series of...
A method of handover prediction for a mobile device comprises receiving wireless communication service from a first access point; detecting a change in...
Congestion control on a cellular frequency providing broadcast services
There are provided measures for congestion control on a cellular frequency providing broadcast services. Such measures exemplarily include removing an entry of...
Method and apparatus to coordinate simultaneous transmission in
overlapping wireless networks
In one aspect the embodiments of the invention provide a method that includes transmitting a first frame comprising a first type of message from a first node...
Method and apparatus for the activation of services
An approach is provided for presenting an activation indicator to a user. A connection with a mobile device is detected. Retrieval is caused, at least in part,...
Social network interaction
In a mobile communications terminal 100, there is provided a gestural control application for associated operation with an image viewing application. The...
Determining presence of a magnet for controlling wireless charging
A device may measure or detect, using at least one magnetic sensor, a magnetic field to determine whether a magnet is included within a charging device. In some...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for generating animated
In accordance with an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method comprises facilitating a selection of a...
Image control method for defining images for waypoints along a trajectory
A method including: displaying on a display a reference image; displaying on the display a start position within the reference image; displaying on the display...
Search based user interface
A method including detecting an input to a cellular device, the input corresponding to at least a portion of one or more identifiers corresponding with a...
Proximity detecting apparatus and method based on audio signals
An apparatus includes at least one processor and at least one memory including computer code. The at least one memory and the computer code are configured with...
Providing a radio bearer on a plurality of component carriers
There is provided a radio bearer to user equipment on a first component carrier by a first network node and on a second component carrier via a second network...
Methods and apparatus for providing a communication scheme with reduced
An apparatus for providing reduced feedback delay may include at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one...
Apparatus and method to reduce interference between frequency-division
duplex and time-division duplex signals...
An apparatus, method and system to reduce interference between frequency-division duplex and time-division duplex signals in a communication system. In one...
Method and apparatus for access network selection
A method includes using a set of information for a plurality of different access networks, said plurality of networks including at least one cellular network...
Processing objects of a radiomap database
It is inter alia disclosed to respectively link at least two objects of a plurality of objects to one or more respective regions of a grid of regions. The at...
Signal strength profiling
A system for supporting electronic positioning in apparatuses. Apparatuses may receive various wireless signals over time. The strength of the received wireless...
Assigning frequency bands from a group of frequency bands to a wireless
A method for assigning frequency bands from a group of frequency bands, the method comprising determining a quality of service being required by the wireless...
Performance of a location response action
A method comprising receiving information indicative of an incoming communication, determining a notification that signifies the incoming communication, causing...
Parameter set and picture header in video coding
In a start code based bistream structure for use in video coding, a picture header is used simultaneously with the parameter set in the start code. The picture...
An apparatus including a processor configured to cause detecting a second apparatus including a wireless charging unit being attached to the apparatus;...
Method and network device establishing a binding between a plurality of
separate sessions in a network
The present invention relates to networks, in particular to communication networks. Moreover, the present invention relates to a method, to network devices, to...
User indication of compatible wireless charging area
In some example embodiments, there may be provided a method, which may include detecting a presence of an object at least proximate to a first wireless power...
A connector arrangement, including a connector including an outer connector, an inner connector and attaching means for attaching the connector to a first...
Wireless portable electronic device having a conductive body that
functions as a radiator
An apparatus, such as a wireless portable electronic device, is provided that includes a body formed of a conductive material. The body defines an internal...
Apparatus that changes physical state and a method
An apparatus including polymer configured to have a first state or a second state, wherein the volume of the polymer in the first state is different to a volume...
Causation of rendering of song audio information based upon distance from
a sound source
A method comprising receiving microphone audio information from at least one microphone, identifying a song based, at least in part, on the microphone audio...
Method and apparatus for determining camera location information and/or
camera pose information according to a...
An approach is provided for processing and/or facilitating a processing of one or more images to determine camera location information, camera pose information,...