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Methods and apparatus for supporting multiple types of connections to a
There is proposed a mechanism providing functions of a so-called hybrid home node B (HHNB) where subscribers, depending on their belonging to a specific...
There is provided an improved solution for performing beacon broadcasting in a device-to-device communication network. The solution includes selecting, by a...
Method and apparatus for handling a stationary user terminal in a network
A method and apparatus are provided that may enable the facilitation of using a mobile terminal as a mobile gateway to integrate with a machine-to-machine (M2M)...
Apparatus and method for allocating communication resources in a
An apparatus, method and system for allocating communication resources in a communication system. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor 520 and...
Playing synchronized multichannel media on a combination of devices
An apparatus including a wireless configuration interface system configured to assist in establishing a wireless short range communication connection of the...
Method and apparatus for automatic loading of applications
An approach is provided for automatic loading of applications, including receiving user identification corresponding to a device. Data is also received, which...
The invention can be used for enabling service discovery. Service discovery can be enabled by requesting, by a first apparatus from a gateway entity,...
Method and apparatus for suggesting a message segment for a draft a
message based on a contextual characteristic
An apparatus may include a messaging module configured to suggest a message segment in order to draft a message. A contextual characteristic determiner may be...
Methods, apparatuses, computer program products and a system for enabling timer value handling are provided. Handling of timer values is enabled by creating a...
Cooperative transmission in wireless communication system
A method, apparatus, and computer program for cooperative transmission are provided. A re-transmitter for a data packet determined as not having been received...
Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for determining shared
friends of individuals
An apparatus for providing a user-friendly and efficient manner to determine one or more shared friends of individuals may include a processor and memory...
Secure execution architecture
The present invention relates to circuitry and a method for providing data security, which circuitry contains at least one processor and at least one storage...
Visual representation of a character identity and a location identity
A method comprising determining that, at least a part of, content of a section of a document is being displayed, determining at least one character identity,...
Apparatus comprising a display and a method and computer program
An apparatus including: a display including a central portion and a curved side portion; a memory storing pages of content; and a display controller configured...
Electronic device and method for providing extended user interface
An electronic device and a method for providing an extended user interface in an electronic device are provided. The electronic device comprises a user...
Method and apparatus for increasing the functionality of an electronic
device in a locked state
An approach is provided for increasing the functionality of an electronic device when the device is in a locked state. The approach involves determining one or...
Capacitive sensor electrodes
An apparatus including distinct capacitive sensor electrodes irregularly configured across a sensing area, wherein each capacitive sensor electrode is an island...
Apparatus and associated methods
An apparatus including a plurality of adjacent repeated base units, each base unit formed from an active electrode of first, second and third touch sensor...
Apparatus and a method for providing haptic feedback
An apparatus including a display module; an actuator connected to the display, the actuator being configured to apply a first force in a first direction to the...
Generating perceptible touch stimulus
Apparatus including a first surface electrode and an arrangement of second insulated surface electrodes; a display configured to display an image; and a...
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for estimating the distance between a transmitter and a receiver. A method comprising obtaining a signal from a...
Method, apparatus, and computer program product for signaling for
sectorized beam operation in wireless networks
Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments configure channel access windows in overlapping network environments. An example method embodiment...
Activation and deactivation of component carrier measurements based on
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment of the invention there is at least a method, computer program, and apparatus for receiving over a first component...
Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for providing
coordination of device to device communication
An apparatus for providing coordination of device to device communication may include a processor. The processor is configured to communicate a request for a...
Communication apparatus and associated methods
A first apparatus having a first identity associated therewith the first apparatus, the first apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one...
Discontinuous reception for multi-component carrier system
A method includes operating a user equipment to initiate monitoring of a control channel associated with a particular component carrier for determining if the...
Method and apparatus for adjusting transmitter power level
According to one exemplary embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is provided comprising a radio transmitter having an output stage with an...
Synchronization for device-to-device communication
Various example embodiments are disclosed. According to one example embodiment, a method may include synchronizing, by an access node in a wireless network,...
Radio access parameter tuning
There is provided a solution for performing radio access parameter tuning. The solution includes obtaining first predetermined characteristics related to users...
Method, apparatus, and computer program product for location based query
for interferer discovery in...
Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed for managing coexistence of secondary users in RF spectrum. An example embodiment...
Method and apparatus for emergency phone in a vehicle key
An approach is provided for placing an emergency call using a key. The key platform processes and/or facilitates a processing of sensor information to determine...
Service provision in a communication system
The present invention relates to a method and system for providing information about stations of a communication system, and more particularly information of...
Method and apparatus for performing multiple forms of communications in
An approach is provided for performing multiple and hybrid forms of communication in the same communication session. A communication manager receives a to...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for copying content between
Arrangements for forwarding content from a message storage server to a content sharing server of a Converged IP Messaging (CPM) system are described. An HTTP...
Transmission antenna diversity using individual antenna route signal
Transmission antenna diversity can be set up on a data transmission connection between a transmitting unit, wherein there are several transmission antenna...
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for associating
notifications with alert functions of...
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are herein provided for associating notifications with alert functions of remote devices. A method may...
Method and apparatus for determining a user age range
An approach is provided for determining a user age range. An age estimator causes, at least in part, acquisition of voice data. Next, the age estimator...
Method and apparatus for providing quick access to media functions from a
A method for providing quick access to functions from a locked screen may include receiving an indication of entry of an activation input at a user terminal...
Method and apparatus for notification of input environment
An apparatus, comprising a processor, memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured to, working with the...
Method and apparatus for ad-hoc content sharing
An approach is provided for discovering proximity-based and/or location-based services over an ad-hoc network. A request to share at least one content item from...
Method, network element and system for scheduling communication link
Provided is a method for scheduling a communication link, wherein the communication link is adapted for connecting two network elements, wherein a first carrier...
The invention relates generally to mobile communication networks. More particularly, the invention relates to interference management and carrier selection for...
Using unique preambles for D2D communications in LTE
A method is disclosed that includes determining a preamble, at least a portion of which is unique to one or more user equipment for a device-to-device...
Terminal measurement configuration in carrier aggregation
There are provided measures for terminal measurement configuration in carrier aggregation, said measures exemplarily including a configuration of one or more...
Radio resource management in mobile communication network employing
private base stations
There is provided a solution for reusing radio resources opportunistically by private base stations to increase the overall capacity of the network. The...
Method and apparatus for creating a multi-device media presentation
An approach is provided for multi-device media presentation. One or more neighboring devices are detected based, at least in part, on a request to present one...
Visual data distribution
Visual data is presented on a display surface that is visible to users. Visual content presented by a user with a handheld data projector on an image input...
An apparatus including an antenna having an active element and a parasitic element; and at least one support, where the antenna is at least partially on the at...
Apparatus and associated methods
An electrode, the electrode including a conducting layer configured to act, in use, as a charge collector to provide an electrical path for generated and/or...
Device, module and method for shared antenna operation in a RFID
technology based communication environment
In general, the present invention relates to a systems, apparatuses and methods. The system comprises in principle a mobile terminal device and at least one...