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Graphics display system with line buffer control scheme
A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video...
System and method for fully digital clock divider with non-integer divisor
A system and method that use a first clock to digitally generate a second clock, wherein the ratio of the frequency of the first clock to the frequency of the...
System and method for controlling power delivered to a powered device
based on cable characteristics
A system and method for discovering a cable type and resistance for Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications. Cabling power loss in PoE applications is related to...
Method and system for efficient framing on addressed buses
A framing mechanism may be provided that enables passing of messages over an addressed bus. This creates a form of information hiding, which passes information...
Wireless human interface device (HID) coordination
A method relating to wireless human interface device (HID) coordination is disclosed. A first human interface device (HID) is wirelessly coupled to two or more...
Multipurpose and programmable pad ring for an integrated circuit
A multi-port SERDES transceiver includes multiple parallel and serial ports, and the flexibility to connect any one of the parallel or serial ports to another...
Method and system for mobile receiver antenna architecture for European
band cellular and broadcasting services
A method for an antenna architecture that handles European band cellular and broadcast channels may be provided. The method may comprise receiving at a first...
RFID reader architecture
A highly integrated and low-cost reader for a radio frequency identification (RFID) system is realized by providing a transmitter operable to generate an...
Method and system for minimizing effects of transmitter impairments in
multiple input multiple output (MIMO)...
Aspects of a method and system for minimizing effects of transmitter impairments in multiple input multiple output (MIMO) beamforming communication systems are...
Bit stream linear equalizer with AGC loop
A high-speed bit stream interface module interfaces a high-speed communication media to a communication Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) via a...
Digital subchannel transceiver for transmitting data
A system for transmitting subchannel data over the same media as high speed data, especially DC balanced high speed data. A digital transmitter receives...
Programmable Q-ordered sets for in-band link signaling
In a network having nodes that operate according to a protocol that defines a node as being in an idle mode when the node is not transmitting or receiving a...
Dynamic real-time quality management of packetized communications in a
The present invention provides a dynamic real-time quality management of packetized communications in a network environment. Packetized communications are...
Semiconductor die with reduced bump-to-pad ratio
According to one exemplary embodiment, a semiconductor die includes at least one pad ring situated on an active surface of the semiconductor die, where the at...
Clocking Chien searching at different frequency than other Reed-Solomon
(RS) ECC decoding functions
Clocking Chien searching at different frequency than other Reed-Solomon (RS) ECC decoding functions. An efficient implementation allows for a fast clock signal...
Partial-parallel implementation of LDPC (Low Density Parity Check)
Partial-parallel implementation of LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) decoder. A novel approach is presented by which a selected number of cycles is performed...
Memory and I/O bridge
The present invention is directed to an improved memory and I/O bridge that provides an improved interface for communicating data between the data bus of the...
System on a chip for networking
A system on a chip for network devices. In one implementation, the system on a chip may include (integrated onto a single integrated circuit), a processor and...
Method, system, and computer program product for executing SIMD
instruction for flexible FFT butterfly
An FFT butterfly instruction based on single instruction multiple data ("SIMD") technique is executed to reduce the number of cycles for software to perform FFT...
Method for automatically managing disk fragmentation
In the current invention, an apparatus, method, and computer program product for allocating a contiguous area of memory from a repository are provided. In...
Programmable attenuator using digitally controlled CMOS switches
A programmable attenuator includes a resistor ladder having a plurality of taps to provide a coarse gain control. Coupled to each tap is a plurality of switches....
Efficient header acquisition
In an integrated satellite receiver, improved header acquisition techniques are described for quickly locating a header symbol sequence in a data stream...
Wireless local area network system using space-time block coding (STBC)
having backward compatibility with...
A method of communicating data to a receiving antenna from N transmitting antennas, where N is an integer, includes the steps of determining whether a legacy...
PES data processing
A system and method for detecting PES headers is presented herein. PES headers are detected by a combination of hardware and firmware. Hardware logic is used to...
Discrete multitone transmission and reception
Discrete multitone transmission assigns bits to tones for transmission. The bits are assigned using permutations of bits and tones that cycle through a sequence...
Point-to multipoint network interface
A point-to-multipoint network interface is provided that is simpler and less costly to implement than conventional Ethernet switches. The interface includes a...
System and method for isolating network clients
A network device includes at least one first network port, at least one second network port, a MUX unit and a switching unit. The MUX unit is connected to the at...
Jitter management for packet data network backhaul of call data
Managing packet data network jitter is disclosed. A first call data associated with a mobile network communication session is received. A second call data that...
Video and graphics system with parallel processing of graphics windows
A display engine of a video and graphics system includes one or more processing elements and receives graphics from a memory. The graphics data define multiple...
Apparatus and method to reduce jitter in a phase locked loop
A circuit and method to reduce jitter and/or noise in a phase-locked loop (PLL). A voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) control signal is tapped and filtered to...
Method and system for polar modulating OFDM signals with discontinuous
Aspects of a method and system for polar modulating OFDM signals with discontinuous phase may include amplifying an OFDM signal via a plurality of amplifiers...
True bit level decoding of TTCM (turbo trellis code modulation) of
variable rates and signal constellations
True bit level decoding of TTCM (Turbo Trellis Coded Modulation) of variable rates and signal constellations. A decoding approach is presented that allows for...
Reduction of memory requirements by de-interleaving audio samples with two
Presented herein is a method and system for reducing memory requirements in audio signal processing by de-interleaving audio information with at least two static...
RF transceiver front-end
An RF transceiver front-end includes receiver and transmitter front-ends. The receiver front-end includes 1.sup.st and 2.sup.nd antennas, a ninety degree phase...
Transmitter having reduced local oscillator (LO) leakage by determining
direct LO coupling and baseband DC offset
A transmitter generates a transmitter output signal from first and second baseband signals. The transmitter includes a detector to detect a local oscillator (LO)...
Low jitter phase rotator
A phase rotator generates an output signal having plurality of possible output phases with reduced phase jitter. The low jitter phase rotator includes a...
High performance equalizer having reduced complexity
An apparatus and method for implementing an equalizer which combines the benefits of a decision feedback equalizer (DFE) with a maximum-a-posterori (MAP)...
Demodulator for a multi-pair gigabit transceiver
A feedforward equalizer for equalizing a sequence of signal samples received by a receiver from a remote transmitter. The feedforward equalizer has a gain and is...
Method and apparatus for reducing clock speed and power consumption
A system for reducing clock speed and power consumption in a network chip is provided. The system can have a core that transmits and receives signals at a first...
System and method for implementing auto-configurable default polarity
The present invention relates to a system and method for implementing auto-configurable default polarity. More specifically, the present invention relates to a...
Apparatus for, and method of, reducing noise in a communications system
A communication line having a plurality of twisted wire pairs connects a plurality of transmitters, one transmitter at each end of each twisted wire pair, with a...
Scalable integrated circuit high density capacitors
The present invention provides several scalable integrated circuit high density capacitors and their layout techniques. The capacitors are scaled, for example,...
Voice and data exchange over a packet based network with voice detection
A signal processing system which discriminates between voice signals and data signals modulated by a voiceband carrier. The signal processing system includes a...
Method and system for increasing data rate in a mobile terminal using
spatial multiplexing for DVB-H communication
A method and system for increasing data rate in a mobile terminal using spatial multiplexing for digital video broadcasting for handhelds (DVB-H) communication...
Access point multi-level transmission power control supporting periodic
high power level transmissions
A wireless access point and multiple wireless terminals exchange utilization, status, mobility and reception characteristics. Each wireless terminal generates...
Techniques to decrease fractional spurs for wireless transceivers
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to techniques to reduce spurs in wireless transceivers. In an example embodiment, a first fractional-N divide ratio...
RF integrated circuit having an on-chip pressure sensing circuit
An integrated circuit includes a on-chip pressure sensing circuit that generates a pressure signal based on a pressure of the integrated circuit. An RF...
Method and system for codec with polyringer
In an audio processing device, a method and system for improved CODEC with polyringer are provided. An audio CODEC may comprise an audio ADC, an audio DAC, and a...
Method of and system for optimizing the capacity of a digital
communication system in presence of both internal...
A method of optimizing a communication system for receiving and processing an input communication signal includes selecting a first noise margin m to be applied...
MPEG field data-driven display
A system and method that support display of video fields using related data encoded in data structures. Each data structure is associated with one video field...