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Optimized signaling in relay-enhanced access networks
Measures for optimized signaling in relay-enhanced access networks exemplarily include receipt of at least one signaling message concerning at least one relay...
Limited-context-based identifying key frame from video sequence
An example apparatus is caused to receive a video sequence of a plurality of frames, and perform a number of operations as each of at least some of the frames...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for estimating image
In accordance with an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method comprises determining at least one first 1-D...
Method and apparatus for sharing content
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided to facilitate sharing of content between various computing devices. In the context of a method,...
Responding to a received message in a locked user interaction mode
A portable electronic device with first and second modes, the first mode, associated with allowing for the availability of one or more of a first level of...
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for retrieving views
extending a user's line of sight
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are herein provided for retrieving views extending a user's line of sight. A method includes determining a...
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...
Apparatus, method and computer program product for generating a
personalized visualization of broadcasting stations
An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for creating a personalized visualization of broadcasting stations that enables a user to quickly...
Efficient utilization of IVR resources supplied to switching systems
The invention relates to an interactive voice response (IVR) system supplying functions and resources to services encompassing interactive voice response or...
Method, apparatus, system and related computer program product for
It is disclosed a method including accepting, after storage of a registration message including first address information received from a first serving entity...
Method and apparatus for providing an architecture for delivering mixed
An approach is described for providing an architecture for delivering mixed reality content. A mixed reality platform determines one or more requests for one or...
Method and apparatus for facilitating content distribution
A method and apparatus are provided for facilitating content distribution. A method may include receiving, at an edge proxy apparatus, a subscription request...
Codebook feedback method for per-user elevation beamforming
A method of operating an array of antennas in a wireless communication system to provide user-specific azimuth and elevation beamforming is described. The...
Resource scheduling enabling partially-constrained retransmission
The exemplary embodiments of the invention utilize techniques that provide an amount of scheduling flexibility for retransmissions (e.g., downlink HARQ...
Non-codebook based channel state information feedback
The specification and drawings present a new method, apparatus and software related product for using non-codebook based CSI feedback (e.g., in LTE wireless...
Method for calculating a transmit power for a user equipment
There is provided a method of calculating a maximum allowed transmit power for a user equipment within a cellular network system. The cellular network system...
Resource sharing in communications systems
A method of handling a service request in a communication system comprising a radio access network providing radio access capability to a plurality of core...
Methods and apparatus for secondary bandwidth detection and allocation
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises monitoring a bandwidth allocation of a primary device via monitoring at...
Method and apparatus for security mechanism for proximity-based access
An approach is provided for providing security mechanism for proximity-based interactions among devices. At least one first device (e.g., a memory tag) may...
Method and apparatus for enhancing emergency calling with mobile devices
An approach is provided for leveraging mobile devices to enhance emergency calling. The connectivity processor determines a request to initiate at least one...
Apparatus and method for detecting proximate devices
An apparatus, method, and computer program product are described that provide for a user to share content with other users who are proximate to his or her...
Multi-way analysis for audio processing
It is disclosed to determine, for a direction being at least associated with a value of a first direction component and with a value of a second direction...
Controllable playback system offering hierarchical playback options
A first apparatus performs the following: determining, using at least two microphone signals corresponding to left and right microphone signals and using at...
System and method for video encoding and decoding
A video coding method comprises dividing a coefficient vector into two or more sub-vectors, each sub-vector having a length less than or equal to a length of...
Systems, devices, and methods for managing changes to data
Certain exemplary embodiments can provide and/or utilize a system, device, and/or method for managing changes to data, such as a method that includes...
Apparatus and method for use in assembly of a portable apparatus
An apparatus comprising: a first interconnector portion configured to fasten to a side part of a first housing portion of a portable apparatus, and a second...
Method and apparatus for engaging in a service or activity using an ad-hoc
An approach is provided for discovering a location-based service over an ad-hoc mesh network. A location-based service is discovered sending an anonymous...
Method and apparatus for sharing user information
An approach is presented for sharing user information among devices. The identity discovery module determines one or more user identifiers. Further, the...
System and method for improving reordering functionality in radio
The definition and use of an additional timer for the MAC-hs reordering function in a user equipment. The timer counts transmission time intervals and is reset...
Processing samples of a received RF signal
An exemplary apparatus includes: means configured to obtain a set of plural samples of signals, the set comprising at least one sample for each of L antenna...
Search space arrangement for control channel
Control channels can benefit from a search space arrangement. For example, an evolved or enhanced physical downlink control channel (E-PDCCH) in the long term...
Using fractional delay computations to improve intermodulation performance
Enhancing the intermodulation performance of an RF power amplifier by determining a coarse time delay represented by an integer T1; determining a reference...
Method and apparatus for interacting with a plurality of media files
Methods, apparatus and computer program products are provided for facilitating interaction with a plurality of media files. In this regard, a method may be...
Handheld device with a user interface
A handheld device has a first body part with a first user interface element and a second body part with a second user interface element, and a link mechanism...
Indoor positioning method, apparatus and system
A method, including: receiving, at an apparatus, first and second radio signals from a first location; discriminating the first and second radio signals, in...
Method and apparatus for sensing based on route bias
An approach is provided for sensing based on route bias. The goal processor processes and/or facilitates a processing of one or more geo-routes, one or more...
Method and apparatus for joining together multiple functional layers of a
The present invention may relate to provision of a mechanism to join together the various substrate layers of a flexible display with optically clear adhesives...
Relaying communications in advanced LTE systems
There is a method including receiving information from a relay node associated with a first node. The information includes an indication of at least one second...
Channel availability for white-space devices, associated apparatus and
An apparatus configured to determine one or more channels available for use by respective one or more white-space devices in a particular determined...
Method and apparatus for providing machine-to-machine communication in a
A method and apparatus are provided that may enable the provision of machine to machine (M2M) communication in a wireless network environment. In this regard,...
Methods and apparatus for reliable inter radio access network handover
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises receiving at a first network node an inter-radio access technology (RAT)...
Method and apparatus for mobile assisted event detection and area of
An approach is provided for determining the existence of an event based on information collected from mobile devices. Reception is caused, at least in part, of...
Inter-layer prediction for extended spatial scalability in video coding
An improved system and method for providing improved inter-layer prediction for extended spatial scalability in video coding, as well as improving inter-layer...
Coding of frame number in scalable video coding
A method of encoding scalable video data having multiple layers where each layer in the multiple layers is associated with at least one other layer includes...
Method and apparatus for a wireless optical link
Example method, apparatus, and system embodiments are disclosed to provide a high data throughput optical communication link. An example embodiment comprises: a...
A cover for an electronic device is provided that may include a connector housing integrally molded with the cover. The connector housing may define a cavity...
Strap for portable device with light indicator
An apparatus including a flexible strap section configured to emit visible light; and a connection section configured to connect the flexible strap section to a...
Method, apparatus, and computer program product for written mathematical
Various methods for written mathematical expression analysis are provided. One method may include receiving written input where the written input is...
Content management for packet-communicating devices
Media content associated with a playlist is provided for remote access over a packet-based network. According to an example embodiment of the present invention,...