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Jens Nagel
Donald Remboski, Kenneth Douros, Judith Lee Gardner, Robert Michael Gardner, Joshua B Hurwitz, Robert H Leivian, Jens Nagel, David John Wheatley, Clifford A Wood: Method and apparatus for vehicle operator performance assessment and improvement. Motorola, Kevin Wills, August 2, 2005: US06925425 (113 worldwide citation)

A method of assessing vehicle operator performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an interior portion of the vehicle and receiving operator activity data from the interior portion vehicle (504); receiving vehicle environment data from the environment externa ...


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Jens Nagel
Kenneth Douros, Judith Lee Gardner, Robert Michael Gardner, Joshua B Hurwitz, Robert H Leivian, Jens Nagel, Donald Remboski, David John Wheatley, Clifford A Wood: System and method for driver performance improvement. Motorola, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, June 21, 2005: US06909947 (96 worldwide citation)

A method (500) of informing a vehicle operator to improve the operator's performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an interior portion of the vehicle and receiving operator activity data from the interior portion of the vehicle (504); receiving vehicle envi ...


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Craig Allen
David B Taubenheim, Thomas Raymond Nolan, Craig Allen Lee, Bradley Davis: Selective call device and method for providing a stream of information. Motorola, Keith A Chanroo, May 9, 2000: US06060997 (80 worldwide citation)

A selective call device (130) has a receiver (204) for receiving information at a first rate and a switch (229, 230) for selecting a streaming mode for providing the information. A processor (210) for determining when the streaming mode is selected, and in response thereto, creates a buffer (221, 22 ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Guido M Schuster, Aggelos Katsaggelos, Mark R Banham, James C Brailean: Method and device for optimal bit allocation between different sources of information in digital video compression. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, July 7, 1998: US05778192 (59 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200, 400) and device (500) for, within a variable or fixed block size video compression scheme, providing optimal bit allocation among at least three critical types of data: segmentation, motion vectors and prediction error, or DFD. Since the amount of inform ...


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Jens Nagel
Eugene A Mirkin, Jens Nagel: Apparatus and method for forming compound words. Motorola, Hisashi D Watanabe, December 6, 2005: US06973332 (54 worldwide citation)

A method and device for generating meaningful compound words is provided. A user interface (120, 212) is configured to receive data input corresponding to one or more compound words. A processor (206) is configured to identify word combinations of shorter words that may be combined to form a portion ...


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Randy Ekl
Marc Cassidy, Daniel J McDonald, Randy L Ekl: Method of registration in a communication system. Motorola, Susan L Lukasik, September 12, 2000: US06119017 (36 worldwide citation)

A method of registration in a communication system includes the steps of detecting (201) an elevated registration level of at least a part of a communication system, selecting (203) a group recovery time, determining (205) a first random registration time that is less than or equal to the group reco ...


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Jens Nagel
Jens Nagel, Giovanni Seni: Text input method for personal digital assistants and the like. Motorola, January 2, 2007: US07158678 (35 worldwide citation)

A handheld device 100 with a graphical user interface for entering handwritten text 102. The handheld device includes word and character input areas 104, 106 within a designated input area 108. Icons 110, 112, 114, 116 and 118 are disposed at the right side of the handwriting user interface 102. A s ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Taner Ozcelik, James C Brailean, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Ozan Erdogan, Cheung Auyeung: Method and apparatus for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764307 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200) and an apparatus (100) for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. The apparatus filters a video sequence prior the encoding process. The apparatus comprises a noise variance determiner (102), a local variance determiner (104), a noise visibilit ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Mark R Banham, James C Brailean, Stephen N Levine, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Guido M Schuster: Method, device and microprocessor for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764921 (18 worldwide citation)

A method (100, 200), device (300) and microprocessor (400) are provided for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec based on a predetermined set of compression techniques. An energy estimate of the current displaced frame difference, DFD, is used to ...


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Randy Ekl
Thomas V D Amico, Jeffrey D Bonta, Randy L Ekl, Avinash Joshi, Michael D Kotzin, Surender Kumar, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson: Method and apparatus for broadcast in an ad hoc network using elected broadcast relay nodes. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, September 22, 2009: US07593376 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electing broadcast relay nodes (520B, H, M) in an ad hoc network (500). Each node (520A-520O) generates an attribute message including associated parameters. Each node (520A-520O) generates a weighted value (WV) based on the parameters. The WV can be included in the attrib ...



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