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Whinnett Nicholas William, Robinson William Neil, Gibbs Jonathan Alastair: Selecting data relevant to multiple communication systems in vicinity of a programmable subscriber unit. Motorola, November 19, 1997: GB2313257-A (55 worldwide citation)

A common communications system 19 provides information regarding the availability of other local communication systems 11-17 within the common communications system coverage area to a generic, programmable subscriber unit 20. Geographical location information is then supplied to the common communica ...


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Van Den Heuvel Anthony Patrick, Whinnett Nicholas William, Robinson William, Gibbs Jon: Communications operating system and method therefor. Motorola, May 8, 1996: GB2294844-A (46 worldwide citation)

A common communications system 19 provides information regarding the availability of other communication systems 11-17 within the common communications system coverage area to a generic, programmable subscriber unit 20. The subscriber unit then selects one of the communications systems and receives ...


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Whinnett Nicholas William: Apparatus and method for setting transmitter antenna weights. Motorola, November 19, 1997: GB2313261-A (39 worldwide citation)

A receiving communication device (101) receives a reference signal transmitted through at least one of the antennas (106,110,112) of an antenna array of a transmitting communication device (102). The receiving communication device determines a weight to be associated with the at least one of the ant ...


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Boscovic Dragan, Robinson William Neil, Whinnett Nicholas William, Gibbs Jonathan Alastair, Van Den Heuvel Anthony Patrick: Managing system resources in a multimedia conferencing network. Motorola, November 19, 1997: GB2313250-A (37 worldwide citation)

A network service controller 305 has a control channel 307 by means of which the activity level of the stations 301, 303 participating in a multimedia conference call is monitored 309. Parameters monitored to determine activity include station identities, activity status of transmitting and receivin ...


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Buljore Soodesh, Vialle Sandrine, Whinnett Nicholas William: Wireless communication using multi-transmit multi-receive antenna arrays. Motorola, November 5, 2003: EP1359683-A1 (27 worldwide citation)

A method of closed-loop multi-stream wireless communication between a transmitter (1) comprising a transmit antenna array of N transmit antenna elements and a receiver (3) comprising a receive antenna array (4) of M receive antenna elements, wherein a plurality of distinct data streams (x1, x2) are ...


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Robinson William Neil, Whinnett Nicholas William, Gibbs Jonathan Alastair, Boscovic Dragan, Van Den Heuvel Anthony Patrick: Exchanging private communication during a multimedia conference call. Motorola, November 19, 1997: GB2313251-A (27 worldwide citation)

A multimedia conference call is established 501, 503 between a plurality of stations using at least one media in a plurality of available media, such as voice, video, textual and graphical. During the conference call, a private communication may be set up 505, 507, 511 using at least one of the medi ...


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Whinnett Nicholas William, Robinson William Neil, Gibbs Jonathan Alastair, Van Den Heuvel Anthony Patrick: Methods and apparatus for call handover between different mobile radio networks. Motorola, October 11, 1995: GB2288301-A (26 worldwide citation)

In a method for handing over a call from an initial communications network to a target communications network, a call is established between a mobile subscriber unit (12) and the initial communications network (10 or 11) using a first identification number allocated to that unit in the initial netwo ...


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Whinnett Nicholas William, Van Den Heuvel Anthony P: Mobile to mobile radio communicationssystem.. Motorola, July 19, 1995: EP0663737-A2 (26 worldwide citation)

A method as shown in FIG. 3 for communicating in a TDMA communications system where a plurality of mobile stations communicate directly to one another without the benefit of infrastructure, according to a plan of communication (30) and using the same coding scheme, modulation scheme, and channel def ...


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Whinnett Nicholas William, Robinson William Neil: Method and apparatus for monitoring channels. Motorola, January 7, 1998: GB2314734-A (24 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for monitoring channels enables handoff in a communication system. Preferably, a terminal of a wireless communication device receives and monitors (402) the quality of a dominant signal for a portion of a frame in a communication system. The terminal then compares the quality ...


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Whinnett Nicholas William, Robinson William Neil, Gibbs Jonathan Alastair, Heuvel Anthony P Van Den: Inter system handover in a multisystem mobile radio environment. Motorola, November 8, 1995: GB2289191-A (20 worldwide citation)

A method for determining handover between different communications systems 10, 12, 14 eg. cellular, cordless, wireless PABX. Handover may be initiated manually or automatically, by reference to records of the associations of cells belonging to different systems, stored by the mobile. Bulletin boarde ...