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Marcia J Otting, Timothy M Burke, Robert F D Avello, Phillip D Rasky, James E Mathis III: Method and apparatus for detecting an alternate wireless communication network. Motorola Mobility, Sylvia Chen, September 18, 2012: US08270972 (135 worldwide citation)

A method for selecting an alternate wireless communication system for a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method comprises using a first radio access technology (RAT) by a wireless communication device when scanning (202) for an initial wireless communication network (201). The wireles ...


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Alan L Grau, Richard J Corrigan, Kurt W Steinbrenner, Timothy M Burke: Channel quality management in a cable telephony system. Motorola, J Ray Wood, January 19, 1999: US05862451 (126 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus in a communication system (100) for allocating and controlling data transmissions to and from communications unit (134) in communications system (100). The communication systems (100) includes a cable distribution network (106) with a base communications unit (102) and a numbe ...


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Timothy M Burke, Michael Mannette, Rob Bahary: Method and apparatus for synchronizing timing of components of a telecommunication system. Motorola, J Ray Wood, August 11, 1998: US05793772 (121 worldwide citation)

A method for synchronizing timing of signal transmissions in a telecommunication system (100) determines a "fixed portion" (222) of the propagation delay between the central unit (102) and subscribers (206, 208) in a particular node (202). Additionally, the method determines a `variable portion` (22 ...


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Timothy M Burke, Yoshihiro Kinoshita, Takashi Nakano, Thomas K Brown, Toshiharu Fukuma, Yoji Tsujishita: Cellular hand held portable speakerphone system having an interface adapter. Murata Machinery, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, July 26, 1994: US05333176 (111 worldwide citation)

A hand held cellular telephone system including voice storage features which enable the cellular telephone to perform functions similar to a telephone answering device, a battery monitoring system for providing the user with a real time display of the amount of time remaining for use of the cellular ...


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Douglas J Newlin, Timothy M Burke: Multimedia input and control apparatus and method for multimedia communications. Motorola, Terri S Hughes, March 2, 1999: US05877821 (105 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (300, 400) and method are provided for multimedia communications, such as for video conferencing. One of the embodiments of the apparatus for multimedia input and control (300) includes a video input (310) to produce an input video signal; an audio input (320) to produce an input audio ...


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Timothy M Burke, Douglas J Newlin: Videophone apparatus, method and system for audio and video conferencing and telephony. Motorola, Hugh C Dunlop, Romi N Bose, October 17, 2000: US06134223 (75 worldwide citation)

A video access apparatus (110, 150, 750, 850) provides for audio and video teleconferencing and telephony via a first communication channel (103) coupled to a primary station (105) having communication with a network (140), such as the public switched telephone network or an ISDN network. The video ...


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Douglas J Newlin, Timothy M Burke: Apparatus, method and system for multimedia control and communication. Motorola, Nancy R Gamburd, Gregory B Gulliver, July 13, 1999: US05922047 (75 worldwide citation)

A multimedia control apparatus (101, 201) provides for control over a plurality of media (145), including telephony, video conferencing, video display, home automation and control, and other communication systems such as voice mail. The multimedia control apparatus includes a network interface (110) ...


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Richard Corrigan, Bruce D Mueller, Timothy M Burke: Method and apparatus for assigning communications channels in a cable telephony system. Motorola, J Ray Wood, October 6, 1998: US05818825 (70 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus in a communications system (100) for providing communications units (134) access to the communications system (100). The communications system (100) includes a cable distribution network (106) with a base communications unit (102) and a number of downstream communications unit ...


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Timothy M Burke: Battery time monitor for cellular telephone. Murata Machinery, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, September 28, 1993: US05248929 (67 worldwide citation)

A battery monitoring system for a cellular telephone which provides the user with a real time display of the amount of time remaining for use of the cellular telephone in both the standby and conversation modes. The amount of time may be calculated directly from the rate of discharge of the battery ...