Agere Systems Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 4 -- Agere Systems, Allentown, Pa., has been assigned a patent (8,346,251) developed by Faical Aiouaz, Munich, Germany, and Fei Gao, Hannover, Germany, for a "system and method for time saving cell search for mobile devices in single and multiple radio technology communication systems."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A cellular device has a stacked protocol, with an upper layer and a lower layer. The lower layer includes a multiple carrier detection unit, a memory and a digital processing system. The multiple carrier detection unit receives a plurality of wireless carrier signals and provides a respective plurality of output digital streams. The memory is used to store a target cell search list, and the digital processing system processes the digital streams in parallel based upon parameters within the target cell search list. The parameters may include a frequency indicator and a radio access technology (RAT) indicator. The lower layer controls the multiple carrier detection unit to detect the wireless carrier signals based upon the frequencies and RATs in the target cell search list."
The patent application was filed on May 23, 2007 (12/529,836). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,346,251.PN.&OS=PN/8,346,251&RS=PN/8,346,251
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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