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Nitta Kazumasa, Ueda Takashi, Yasuda Yoshiyuki, Kido Syunichi: Communication mode switching method for mobile station. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, March 12, 1997: EP0762669-A2 (133 worldwide citation)

The ground base station informs an in-level for the ground system, an out-level from the ground system, a timer value and an edge information indicating the edge of the service area, in addition to the broadcast information. It assumes that the mobile station MS moves from position 31 to zone 26 at ...


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Rautiola Markku, Mikkonen Jouni: Office communication system. Nokia Mobile Phones, April 2, 1997: EP0766427-A2 (79 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to integrated office communication systems employing a local area network (LAN) for intra-office communications. In the arrangement according to the invention, no other internal networks are needed in the office because computers (10) are connected to the local area network and ...


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Amin Umesh J, Redden Michael: Roaming authorization system. At & T, August 6, 1997: EP0788287-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

A roaming restriction system permits a wireless carrier or a subscriber to set a profile that identifies a chosen time window within which the subscriber's wireless calls that are originated from one or more selected roaming areas, are not allowed to be completed, while calls that are initiated eith ...


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Andrew Ziegler, Andrew Jones, Clara Vu, Matthew Cross, Ken Sinclair, Tony L Campbell: Companion robot for personal interaction. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, May 18, 2010: US07720572 (69 worldwide citation)

A robot system includes a base station and a robot. The base station includes a wireless transceiver configured to communicate TCP/IP transmissions over a local wireless protocol, a wired Ethernet connector for communicating TCP/IP transmissions over a local wired Ethernet accessing the Internet, an ...


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Seppanen Jorma, Vaihoja Juha, Lietsalmi Mikko, Vanttila Jaakko: Multi-mode mobile terminal. Nokia Mobile Phones, June 25, 1997: EP0781064-A2 (68 worldwide citation)

A mobile station (10) maintains a single, prioritized list of all available networks (i.e., all public, residential, and private networks). Access to the various networks is then based on the user's needs. A first type of access is an automatic access, that requires little or no user involvement. A ...


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Mandato Davide, Kovacs Ernoe: A method and units to enhance mobile communication networks with ad-hoc scenarios. Sony Int Europ, March 5, 2003: EP1289197-A1 (57 worldwide citation)

The underlying invention generally relates to the field of mobile communication networks, ad-hoc networking and service provisioning in mobile ad-hoc communication networks (304, 308) with high-speed access, especially to a business model concerning the enhancement of conventional mobile telecommuni ...


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Hieda Satoshi: Access control management in a terminal device. Nippon Electric Co, August 24, 2005: GB2411320-A (56 worldwide citation)

Mobile devices may be inappropriate to use in certain environmental conditions e.g. location. Thus the use of a mobile phone in a concert hall, or a camera associated with a mobile phone during concerts or in bookshops should be inhibited. Such a terminal device has a reception unit (Step 101) for e ...


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Kim Soeng Hun, Lee Kook Heui, Choi Sung Ho, Han Il: Method of transmitting/receiving control message in a mobile communication system providing multimedia broadcast/multicast service. Samsung Electronics, February 25, 2004: EP1392074-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

A control message transmitting/receiving method in an MBMS-supporting mobile communication system. In the present invention, an RNC periodically transmits control messages related to MBMS RB setup to UEs. Thus, although a UE initially fails to receive an intended MBMS service, it can set up an MBMS ...


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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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Bamburak Michael D, Daly John J, Lawrence Christopher Gregory, Prise Michael Edward, Raffel Michael Allen: A method for selecting a wireless service provider in a multi-service provider environment using a geographic database. At & T Wireless Services, June 18, 1997: EP0779752-A2 (53 worldwide citation)

A communication device locates a wireless service provider in a multi-service provider environment by tuning to a first frequency band and receiving a geographic identifier from the service provider operating in the first frequency band. The received geographic identifier is compared to a listing of ...