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Supply voltage selector
An active diode includes a plurality of transistors and a built-in offset voltage. The built-in offset voltage size can be determined by sizing of at least one...
Laptop based television remote control
A laptop that interacts with a television system. At least one module may be adapted to receive a user input identifying a video selection. The at least one...
Hardware memory locks
Methods, systems and computer program products to implement hardware memory locks are described herein. A system to implement hardware memory locks is provided....
Methods of recording voice signals in a mobile set
The present invention relates to a mobile set integrating a memory efficient data storage system for the real time recording of voice conversations, data...
Radio receiver and radio receiver front-end
A radio receiver front-end includes first and second RF receiver sections and an RF combining module. The first RF receiver section is coupled to receive an...
Method and system for level detector calibration for accurate transmit
Methods and systems for level detector calibration are disclosed and may comprise calibrating a level detector integrated on-chip to eliminate an associated zero...
Adaptive radio transceiver with an antenna matching circuit
An exemplary embodiment of the present invention described and shown in the specification and drawings is a transceiver with a receiver, a transmitter, a local...
RFIC with on-chip acoustic transducer circuit
An RFIC includes a transmit acoustic transducer, a digital conversion module, a transmit baseband module, an analog conversion module, an up-conversion module, a...
Subdimensional single-carrier modulation
A method for modulating a sequence of data symbols such that the transmit signal exhibits spectral redundancy. Null symbols are inserted in the sequence of data...
System and method for huffman shaping in a data communication system
In a communication system, Huffman coding techniques are used to obtain shaping gains for an improvement in data transmission rates. More particularly, a novel...
Cluster path processor time alignment for signal suppression/separation in
a wireless device
A system for processing radio frequency (RF) signals includes a searcher and a plurality of Cluster Path Processor (CPPs). The searcher detects a maximum signal...
Long range handshaking communication system for multiple xDSL
A method for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) handshaking begins when a remote DSL transceiver transmits first signals containing even numbered carriers for a...
Synchronization of distributed cable modem network components
A distributed cable modem termination system of the present invention includes a downstream transmitter hub, an upstream receiver hub, and a head end that...
System and method for multiplexing data from multiple sources
A multi-source data multiplexing system that accepts information packets from a plurality of signal sources, evaluates the relative efficiencies of data...
System and method for using generic comparators with firmware interface to
assist video/audio decoders in...
A method and system are provided for using generic comparators with firmware interface to assist video/audio decoders in achieving frame sync. The method may...
Packet filtering based on port bit map
A network device for processing a packet can have at least one port within the network device configured to received or transmit a packet, and a storage unit...
Systems and methods for aggregation of packets for transmission through a
A system for transmitting packets over a home network of communication channels, typically coax cable, including a set of nodes, at least one having a packet...
Utilization of the internet protocol to facilitate communication involving
A data communication system capable of forwarding IP-addressed data to devices as such devices move among networks having different IP addresses is disclosed...
Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice
communications among wireless terminals and...
A packet-based, hierarchical communication system, arranged in a spanning tree configuration, is described in which wired and wireless communication networks...
Providing link quality intelligence from physical layer to higher protocol
Providing link quality intelligence from physical layer to higher protocol layers. The PHY (physical layer) of devices operating within wireless communication...
Equal and weighted cost multipath load balancing in a network device
A method of mediating the flow of datagrams to a destination in a network is disclosed. The method includes the steps of receiving a datagram at a port of a...
System and method for combining requests for data bandwidth by a data
source for transmission of data over a...
A method and system for combining requests for data bandwidth by a data source for transmission of data over a wireless communication medium is provided. A...
Memory architecture having multiple partial wordline drivers and contacted
and feed-through bitlines
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to a memory circuit architecture. In an example embodiment, which may accommodate a change to a new memory size or...
System and method for video processing demonstration
Systems and methods for processing a video signal are disclosed and may include degrading a received video signal utilizing one or more of a plurality of video...
Method and system of tracking and stabilizing an image transmitted using
Herein described is a system and method that tracks the face of a person engaged in a videophone conversation. In addition to performing facial tracking, the...
System and method for linearizing a CMOS differential pair
An integrated receiver with channel selection and image rejection substantially implemented on a single CMOS integrated circuit. A receiver front end provides...
Method and system for extending dynamic range of an RF signal
Aspects of a method and system for extending dynamic range of an RF signal are provided. In this regard, a signal representative of an amplitude of a pair of...
Programmable core for implementing logic change
An apparatus comprising a plurality of fixed logic circuits, wherein each of the fixed logic circuits is configured to receive a plurality of input signals,...
System and method for measuring a cable resistance in a Power over
A system and method for measuring a cable resistance in a power over Ethernet (PoE) application. A short circuit module in a powered device is designed to...
Battery charger and associated method
The present invention relates to battery chargers. A first controller can be configured to set, when a first power supply is coupled to a first port, a current...
Power over Ethernet power sourcing equipment architecture for variable
maximum power delivery
A power over Ethernet (PoE) power sourcing equipment (PSE) architecture for variable maximum power delivery. PoE PSE subsystems rely on some control to "turn on"...
Midspan powering in a Power over Ethernet system
A midspan power sourcing equipment (PSE) for operation with power over Ethernet (PoE). The midspan PSE provides powering over wire pairs that are also used for...
Split source RF MOSFET device
An RF MOS transistor having improved AC output conductance and AC output capacitance includes parallel interdigitated source and drain regions separated by...
Turbo-coding DOCSIS information for satellite communication
Methods and systems for modifying DOCSIS-based transmission paths for communication in higher frequency and/or wireless environments, such as wireless...
Derivation of beamforming coefficients and applications thereof
A method for determining beamforming coefficients begins by obtaining channel information for a multiple tone communication. The method then continues by...
Method and system for decoding SACCH control channels in GSM-based systems
with partial combining
Methods and systems for signal processing are disclosed herein and may include storing bit sequences for a plurality of previously received control channels. A...
Probability optimized power amplifier module and transmitter
A power amplifier module includes a transmit power probability module and a power amplifier circuit. The transmit power probability module is coupled to...
Method and system for transmitter output power compensation
Aspects of compensating for transmitter output power may comprise sampling an on-chip transmitter circuit temperature at various time instants and determining a...
System and method for accelerated clock synchronization of remotely
distributed electronic devices
A timing recovery system and method for accelerated clock synchronization of remotely distributed electronic devices is provided. The system includes a phase...
Method and apparatus for interleaving in a wireless communication system
The method and apparatus in accordance with the present invention receives bits, writes the bits row-by-row in a matrix, reads the bits column-by-column from the...
Channel estimation for orthogonal preambles in a MIMO system
A general architecture scheme to perform channel estimation on orthogonal transmissions for any number of transmitting antennas present. Generally, the channel...
Systems and computer program products for header suppression in a network
that guarantees in order delivery of...
A method and computer program product for providing RTP suppression across a DOCSIS network. An index number and a set of rules are sent to a receiver. The index...
Method for synchronizing voice traffic with minimum latency in a wireless
A supervisory communications node monitors and controls communications with a plurality of remote devices throughout a widely distributed network. A method is...
Method and system for transparent TCP offload with best effort direct
placement of incoming traffic
Certain aspects of a method and system for transparent transmission control protocol (TCP) offload with best effort direct placement of incoming traffic are...
Thermally enhanced ball grid array package formed in strip with one-piece
die-attached exposed heat spreader
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for integrated circuit packages, such as ball grid array packages, and processes for assembling the same, are provided. A first...
System and method for ESD protection
An integrated receiver with channel selection and image rejection substantially implemented on a single CMOS integrated circuit is described. A receiver front...
Minimal hardware implementation of non-parity and parity trellis
Minimal hardware implementation of non-parity and parity trellis. More than one type of trellis can be represented using a minimal amount of hardware. In...
Method and system for providing power management for an integrated gigabit
Certain aspects of a system for controlling power for a network interface controller device may comprise a precision voltage comparator that may instantaneously...
Method and system for a self-booting Ethernet controller
Certain embodiments for a self-booting Ethernet controller chip (NAC) may comprise a processor within the NAC that determines whether legacy boot code is present...
System and method for programming non-volatile memory
Systems and methods that may program a non-volatile memory for use in configuring features of a device, such as a set top box, for example, are disclosed. One...