Jeffrey S Lee, Axel Fuchs, James Blake Bullock: Method and apparatus for providing navigational services in a wireless communication device. Motorola, John J King, Kevin D Wills, April 16, 2002: US06374177 (330 worldwide citation)

An internet radio for portable applications and uses such as in an automobile enables providing navigational services to be provided to a wireless communication device, and comprises the steps of providing a user interface in said wireless communication device for providing navigational services to ...

Jin Dong Kim, James John Crnkovic, Armin Werner Klomsdorf, David Sutherland Peckham: Method and apparatus for amplifying a signal. Motorola, John J King, Daniel R Collopy, February 1, 2000: US06020787 (156 worldwide citation)

A unique method and apparatus modifies the load impedance at the output of a power amplifier by varying a voltage variable capacitor (VVC) (310) to maximize the efficiency of the power amplifier (304). A comparator (509) generates amplifier control signal (211) based upon a detected power output sig ...

Daniel Douglas Montgomery, Leonardo Diego Moral: Snap apparatus for housings. Motorola, John J King, Michael C Soldner, August 1, 2000: US06094785 (147 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a snap arrangement comprising snap hooks (208) associated with a first housing (200) that snap over corresponding protrusions (111) in a second housing (100). The snap hooks preferably include an inclined portion (212) such that a finger (504) of a certain width of a ...

George J Geier, Russell S Figor, Troy L Strother: Position and heading error-correction method and apparatus for vehicle navigation systems. Motorola, John J King, Thomas V Miller, June 10, 2003: US06577952 (132 worldwide citation)

The present invention solves the problems of the prior art by providing methods for compensating for temperature-dependent drift of bias in a vehicle heading sensor of a dead reckoning vehicle positioning system. Specifically, the invention uses a Kalman filter to generate a calibration curve for th ...

Leslie G Seymour, Michael Barnea, Allan Kirson: Driver preference responsive vehicle route planning system. Motorola, Nick Hopmann, John J King, April 10, 2001: US06216086 (127 worldwide citation)

A vehicle route planning system takes a trip origin location and a trip destination location provided by the driver then considers alternative routes, taken from a map (

Glenn A Baxter: Port interface modules (PIMs) in a multi-port memory controller (MPMC). Xilinx, John J King, Thomas A Ward, March 22, 2011: US07913022 (102 worldwide citation)

Port Interface Modules (PIMs) are provided for ports of a Multi-Port Memory Controller. The PIMs include logic that is programmable to be compatible with different types of devices, processors or buses that can be connected to the ports. The PIMs can further include protocol bridges to enable one po ...

Shrirang N Jambhekar, Gregor E Bleimann, S Num Pisutha Arnond: Method for implementing icons in a radio communication device. Motorola, John J King, December 8, 1998: US05848356 (101 worldwide citation)

The unique method for implementing icons in a radio communication device (103) which provides a plurality of radio communication services such as radiotelephone, facsimile and electronic mail services enables a more efficient user interface. The radio communication device preferably comprises a touc ...

Thomas M King: Fixed site and satellite data-aided GPS signal acquisition method and system. Motorola, Nicholas C Hopman, John J King, September 19, 2000: US06121923 (98 worldwide citation)

A fixed site and satellite data-aided system and method of GPS signal acquisition from a plurality of broadcasted GPS signals includes lengthening a pre-detection integration interval so that weak signals can be detected by operating coherently on captured signals. Coherency is ensured by relying on ...

John J King, Christina J King: Foldable wireless communication device functioning as a cellular telephone and a personal digital assistant. Lavaflow, John J King, April 12, 2005: US06879842 (92 worldwide citation)

A foldable wireless communication device functioning as a cellular telephone and a personal digital assistant is disclosed. The wireless communication device comprises a first body portion; a touch screen element positioned on the first body portion; a second body portion coupled to the first body p ...

Michael J Schellinger: Method for validating a communication link. Motorola, John J King, January 30, 1996: US05488649 (91 worldwide citation)

The method of the present invention generally validates a communication link in a communication system. In particular, the method validates a communication link between a cordless base station and authorization and call routing equipment by authenticating the cordless base station to communicate wit ...