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Ng Richard, Cox Daniel B, Allore Joseph L: Method and apparatus for content management and control. Motorola, Ng Richard, Cox Daniel B, Allore Joseph L, NOSKOWICZ David S, May 11, 2006: WO/2006/049920

A handheld electronic device includes at least one context sensor and a microprocessor, and a user interface. The context sensor detects (306) either a contextual characteristic of the device (e.g., ambient light, motion of the device or proximity to or contact another object or how the user is hold ...


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Rokusek Daniel S, Vanyek David A, Weirich Kevin L: Devices and methods for facilitating hands-free mode with fm transmitter. Motorola, Rokusek Daniel S, Vanyek David A, Weirich Kevin L, NOSKOWICZ David S, September 4, 2008: WO/2008/106252

Disclosed is a hands-free electronic device including an FM receiver and an FM scanner to continuously scan for FM channels and to locate available FM channels for a list of available FM channels rated according to signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and/or a received signal-strength indication (RSSI). A sh ...


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Russell Michael E, Braun Mark R, Sheynman Arnold, Zhai Tongyan: Methods and devices of a queue controller for dual mode bidirectional audio communication. Motorola, Russell Michael E, Braun Mark R, Sheynman Arnold, Zhai Tongyan, NOSKOWICZ David S, May 8, 2008: WO/2008/055135

Disclosed are a queue controller and method thereof for dual mode I/O devices and methods for transmission of a short range radio link such as a Bluetooth link that is a bi-directional real-time audio communication signal that can be over a first transport or a second transport. The described queue ...


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Harmon Roger W, Ady Roger W, Gorenz Harold J, Pierce Paul M: Methods, devices, and user interfaces incorporating a touch sensor with a keypad. Motorola, Harmon Roger W, Ady Roger W, Gorenz Harold J, Pierce Paul M, NOSKOWICZ David S, June 26, 2008: WO/2008/076502

Disclosed are devices, user interfaces and methods thereof, that include a touch sensitive surface configured to receive user input, the touch sensitive surface collocated with at least a portion of the keypad and disposed proximal keycaps corresponding to the portion of the keypad. A track of a par ...


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Boos John P, Bai Xiaoping, Zhuang Li, Zhuang Zhiming: Apparatus and method to display icons and graphic text. Motorola, Boos John P, Bai Xiaoping, Zhuang Li, Zhuang Zhiming, NOSKOWICZ David S, July 10, 2008: WO/2008/082845

A display comprising a display driver termination portion (106), a dot matrix region (402) and an icon region (403). The icon region located in-between the display driver termination area and the dot matrix area, wherein the dot matrix area has a resolution that is greater than the icon area.


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Shurboff Carl L, He Fan: Method and apparatus for enhanced digital imaging. Motorola, Shurboff Carl L, He Fan, NOSKOWICZ David S, November 6, 2008: WO/2008/134681

A method and digital imaging device, such as a digital camera module, is provided for digital imaging. The method includes the step of determining a signal-to-noise ratio associated with a first pixel location of a plurality of pixel locations and a signal-to-noise ratio associated with a second pix ...


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Tenbrook Keith A, Shurboff Carl L: Signal strength indication methods for use in wireless communication devices. Motorola, Tenbrook Keith A, Shurboff Carl L, NOSKOWICZ David S, December 11, 2008: WO/2008/150641

Embodiments include signal strength indication methods for use in wireless communication devices. In an embodiment, a method includes producing a default received signal strength indicator (RSSI) using default RSSI determination parameters. The method also includes determining that a received signal ...


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Smith Alfonso Martinez, Grebner Eric P: A method and apparatus to bind media with metadata using standard metadata headers. Motorola, Smith Alfonso Martinez, Grebner Eric P, NOSKOWICZ David S, December 18, 2008: WO/2008/154264

A method for embedding metadata into a media file (100) comprises providing (204) a metadata schema file (204) and a metadata instance file (206). Providing a media file having a binary capable user field. Then compressing (208) the metadata schema by a first compression method; and assembling (210) ...


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Shurboff Carl L, He Fan, Xiong Joy: Method and apparatus for robust image processing. Motorola, Shurboff Carl L, He Fan, Xiong Joy, NOSKOWICZ David S, January 8, 2009: WO/2009/005887

A method and digital camera module is provided for taking a digital picture of an image. The digital camera module includes a plurality of light sensitive pixel elements, a first memory buffer, a second memory buffer and a controller. The controller is coupled to the plurality of light sensitive pix ...


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Elmore Clark D: Methods and devices for message alert management. Motorola, Elmore Clark D, NOSKOWICZ David S, January 8, 2009: WO/2009/005890

Disclosed are methods and mobile communication devices for discontinuing or muting an incoming call alert for a predetermined period of time by pressing a ringer control key. After the predetermined period of time ends, the device may resume its previous incoming call alert setting. Accordingly, by ...