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Channel estimation with precoding matrix smoothing at the transmitter
Various communication network may benefit from precoding matrix smoothing. For example, a network node comprises a processor and a memory including computer...
Reconfigurable bias and supply drivers for radio frequency power
In some example embodiments, there is provided an apparatus. The apparatus may include a direct current voltage source and/or an alternating current voltage...
Method and apparatus for rendering items in a user interface
An approach is provided for rendering items in a user interface. The approach may, for instance, include: a pre-fetching and a caching of item information...
Method and apparatus for processing a video frame in a video file
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for processing a video frame in a video file, the method comprising: for each predetermined numerical...
Method for image processing and an apparatus
The disclosure relates to a method in which one or more local descriptors relating to an interest point of an image are received. A global descriptor is...
Method in a serial communication
There is disclosed a method in which a status of a first contact and a status of a second contact are detected. At least one of the detected statuses are used...
Recovering connection in LTE local area network for EPS and local services
A method is disclosed, comprising sending a local connection re-establishment request to a local access apparatus in response to a failure of a radio link by...
Sensing and/or transmission coverage adaptation using interference
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for sensing and/or transmission coverage adaptation using interference information. In...
D2D communication procedures: beaconing; broadcast; conflict resolution
There is a method and apparatus for transmitting a beacon for D2D communications in a first radio resource selected from among a first set of radio resources of...
Soft activation of cellular modems in tablets
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for soft activation. In some example embodiments, there is provided a method. The...
Method and apparatus of secure recognization for pervasive face-to-face
A method of secure recognization for pervasive face-to-face social communications may comprise: initiating a procedure for generating a recognization protocol;...
Method and apparatus for context-based grouping
An approach is provided for determining context-based groups based on context information. An input from a device specifying one or more criteria to determine a...
Content storing device query
A method, apparatus, and correspondingly configured computer program, in which a querying device inputs a user an identification of desired content and sends a...
Session parameters in the periodic assistance data delivery
Session parameters and/or information regarding session parameters are provided to a target device from a location server in a periodic assistance session. For...
Method and apparatus for indicating a type of a network interface
The invention relates to a session border controller, method and computer program for receiving in a first network, from a second network, an indication...
Cyclic channel state information reference signal configuration for new
carrier type with backward compatible...
Methods, apparatuses, and computer programs for providing a flexible frequency location for a backwards compatible carrier in a communication system are...
Interference estimation resource definition and usage for enhanced
At a wireless node in a wireless network, multiple interference estimation resources are received in a time-frequency resource space. The multiple interference...
Method and an apparatus for automatic volume leveling of audio signals
There is provided a method for audio signal adjustment comprising: determining a loudness estimate for at least one frame of an audio signal; determining a...
Method and apparatus for optimizing standby power consumption and
providing user indications in WPC based...
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method for reducing standby power consumption of a battery of a wireless charging device...
Electrostatic discharge protection
An apparatus comprising: a connector for providing an electrical interface, the connector comprising an opening configured to receive a suitable member; at...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing audio and video signals
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to synchronize audio signals with video images that are replayed with a modified motion. In a...
Method and apparatus for feature computation and object detection
utilizing temporal redundancy between video...
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for determining spatial location for one or more facial features. A method computes features for...
Method and apparatus for discovering similar content or search results
An approach is provided for discovering similar content or search results. The discovery platform causes, at least in part, presentation of one or more results....
Method and apparatus for determining an invocation input based on
A method comprising determining to provide a notification to a user, the notification being associated with notification content, determining a cognitive load...
An apparatus including a first electrical display; and a second electrical display movably connected to the first electrical display between a first...
Apparatus and method of providing an apparatus comprising a bendable
According to various, but not necessarily all examples of the disclosure, there may be provided an apparatus and method wherein the apparatus comprises: a...
Configuring cellular connectivity
A method, apparatus, and computer program for configuring a terminal device of a cellular system to propose aggregation of unlicensed frequencies for the use of...
Keep alive periodicity determination for WiFi networks
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for keep alive messages. In one aspect there is provided a method. The method may...
Systems and methods for coordinating the scheduling of beamformed data to
A system and method are disclosed for coordinating the scheduling of beamformed data to reduce interference in a wireless system. A first optimum phase...
Service continuity in centralized service network system
There are provided measures for enabling/realizing service continuity in a centralized service network system. Such measures exemplarily comprise detecting a...
Idle mode access through assisted discovery
One embodiment is directed to a method of cell selection/reselection. The method includes gathering discovery information of a secondary radio access technology...
Method and apparatus for switch
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for a switch from a first communication path between a first device and a second device to a second communication path to be...
User equipment mobility in networks including small cells
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for mobility estimation in networks including small cells. In one aspect there is...
The invention provides methods, a network device and radio station for spectrum resource allocation in a network employing spectrum sharing among at least a...
Communication of critical data
Methods and apparatuses for supporting communication of critical data in a cellular system are disclosed. Upon determination of communication of critical data...
Method and apparatus for asynchronous distribution of content
An approach is provided for asynchronous distribution of content and notifications of updates to a client. A proxy server causes an establishment of at least...
Authenticating security parameters
A method for authenticating communicating parties is disclosed. In the method biometric information associated with a first party is generated based on a...
Divide-and-conquer approach to mitigating relay-to-relay interference
An apparatus and a method are described, by which interference related detection results of a plurality of relay nodes are obtained, wherein each relay node to...
Method and apparatus for codebook-based precoding in MIMO systems
A method including using a precoding code book for controlling transmissions from four antennas of a device, said code book including a plurality of entries,...
Configuring a communication channel between a base station and a user
A method is provided wherein a base station and at least one further base station are assigned to a cooperation area, wherein a user equipment is served by the...
Method and apparatus for generating panoramic maps with elements of subtle
An approach is provided for generating panoramic maps with elements of subtle movement. A media platform processes and/or facilitates a processing of one or...
Method and apparatus for image fusion
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for image fusion. A method for image fusion according to the embodiments of the present...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for distinguishing a touch
event from a gesture
There are disclosed a method, apparatuses and a computer program product for sensing a movement of an object in proximity of a sensing panel. In some...
Method, apparatus, and computer program product for managing concurrent
connections between wireless dockee...
Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments enable a wireless docking center device to manage one or more wireless and/or wired peripheral...
Method, apparatus and computer program
A method including determining whether a transmitter of an apparatus has information to transmit; and causing a power amplifier of said apparatus to enter a...
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus, comprising: a receiver configured to receive a first message,...
UE reporting of mobility information useful for optimizing UE parameter
A method includes determining that reporting of user equipment mobility information is to be performed. The method further includes reporting, responsive to the...
Screening information for a coverage model
It is disclosed to determine whether information useable for a generating/updating process that comprises generating and/or updating at least one model for a...