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Norman J Beamish, Robert Saunders, John S Walley, Hon M Yung: System for using a local wireless network to control a device within range of the network. Skyworks Solutions, Farjami & Farjami, February 17, 2004: US06694143 (142 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a communication device that is capable of interacting with a local wireless communication system when the communication device is within range of the local wireless communication system for controlling operating characteristics of the communication device. The communication d ...


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Norman J Beamish, Robert S Saunders, John S Walley, Raymond Hon Mo Yung: System and method for achieving wireless communications coverage in a local area. Skyworks Solutions, Farjami & Farjami, November 25, 2003: US06653932 (97 worldwide citation)

An electrical apparatus which is configured with an antenna, transceiver, or repeater for transmission or reception over a wireless interface. In one embodiment, the appliance interfaces to a user device through a system which includes the power distribution system of the apparatus. In another embod ...


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Norman J Beamish, Robert S Saunders, John S Walley, Raymond Hon Mo Yung: Peer-to-peer transfer using pre-existing caller ID CLASS FSK signaling infrastructure. Conexant Systems, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, June 11, 2002: US06404868 (46 worldwide citation)

A communications device configured to receive FSK-encoded CLASS caller ID information is also configured to exchange FSK-encoded data with a peer device over a channel previously established between the two devices. In one embodiment, the channel is a voice channel previously established between the ...


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Norman J Beamish, John S Walley: Power management for a telephone system by dynamically adjusting transmission power. Conexant Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 3, 2001: US06256476 (30 worldwide citation)

A power management system for a mobile unit wherein the base station detects the quality of the signals transmitted by the mobile unit. Based on this signal quality, the base station determines if the mobile unit should increase the transmission power level. If an increase in transmission power is i ...


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Norman J Beamish, Robert K Perez: Dynamic range reduction circuitry for a digital communications receiver. Conexant Systems, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, September 3, 2002: US06445732 (27 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus which reduces the computational complexity of a receiver subject to power swings in excess of the power swings inherent in wireless communication from normal fading. To accomplish this, attenuation or some other form of signal modification occurs prior to the digital circuitry ...


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Doug M Berger, Norman J Beamish, Xiaohua “Joseph” Xie: Method and system which uses sound wave based communication to generate a secure wireless link between a handset and base station. Skyworks Solutions, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 14, 2003: US06507734 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for establishing secure wireless links between a handset and a base station in cordless telephone systems are described. A method of generating a secure wireless link between a handset and a base station includes initiating a linking procedure, generating a security code, trasm ...


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Norman J Beamish: Message notification system for wireless communication system. Skyworks Solutions, Farjami & FarJami, July 20, 2004: US06766162 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for indicating message status in a wireless communication system comprising a base station configured to communicate with at least one mobile unit over a wireless interface. The mobile unit includes an indicator having first and second human perceptible states, with the first ...


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John S Walley, Norman J Beamish: Techniques to increase data transmission rate of spread spectrum communications systems. Skyworks Solutions, Weide & Miller, June 1, 2004: US06744808 (10 worldwide citation)

Spread spectrum technology is being used in more and more wireless applications. Generally applications of spread spectrum include a fixed spread spectrum code size. In addition in applications that employ time domain duplex, some may employ a fixed duty cycle, for example 50% broadcast and 50% rece ...


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Norman J Beamish, John S Walley: Frequency hopping spread spectrum modulation and direct sequence spread spectrum modulation cordless telephone. Skyworks Solutions, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 8, 2005: US06865216 (8 worldwide citation)

A wireless transceiver capable of selectively receiving and transmitting as a direct sequence spread spectrum system or as a frequency hopping spread spectrum system is disclosed. The system is particularly suitable for use in a cordless telephone system. The transceiver includes components for both ...


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Balasubramanian Ramachandran, John E Vasa, Tudor Lipan, Norman J Beamish: Receiver for a multimode radio. Skyworks Solutions, April 7, 2009: US07515929 (8 worldwide citation)

A receiver for a multi-mode wireless device is provided. The receiver has multiple analog RF front end modules, with each module supporting a different mode of operation. The receiver has a single digital backend module for generating a digital baseband signal. A controller selects one of the availa ...