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A novel means for performing dibit extraction is presented. Any one of an unequalized signal dibit, equalized signal dibit, or noise dibit can be extracted....
Disk clock system with up-sampler to generate frequency offset
A system reads data from a magnetic storage media. A read head reads data from the magnetic storage media and produce an analog signal. A variable gain amplifier...
Successive approximation analog to digital converter
A system and method are provided allowing for successive approximation analog to digital conversion. A first differential voltage is sampled and held during a...
Multi-purpose switch activated system and method for using same
According to one embodiment, a system with a multi-purpose switch for providing a power on function and other functions to a user comprises a temporary power...
Data processing and communications device with interchangeable modules
A portable, hand-held data terminal of modular structure includes a base module with a keyboard and a display screen. A data and communications module may be...
Dynamic field patchable microarchitecture
A microprocessor memory architecture including a read-only memory (ROM) with programmed microcode and a random access memory (RAM) capable of storing microcode...
System method for I/O pads in mobile multimedia processor (MMP) that has
bypass mode wherein data is passed...
In a multimedia system, a method and system for input/output pads in a mobile multimedia processor are provided. Input, output, and/or bidirectional pads in a...
Asynchronous clock domain crossing jitter randomiser
A method and system for simulation of an electronic circuit is provided, the circuit being represented by a network of a plurality of logic elements, the circuit...
Method and system for detecting bluetooth signals utilizing a wideband
Aspects of a method and system for detecting Bluetooth signals utilizing a wideband receiver are provided. In this regard, a frequency band may be scanned by...
Multi-function appliance for a satellite navigation data distribution
A multi-function appliance for use in a satellite navigation data distribution system is described. A computer includes an input/output interface and a memory...
Digital compensation for nonlinearities in a phase-locked loop of a polar
A polar transmitter includes a digital processor for producing a phase correction signal and a complex modulated digital signal including a digital...
Very small swing high performance asynchronous CMOS static memory
(multi-port register file) with power...
The present invention relates to a multi-port register file memory or SRAM including a plurality of storage elements and other circuitry that operate...
Method and system for analog video noise reduction by blending FIR and IIR
A method and system for analog video noise reduction by blending finite impulse response (FIR) and infinite impulse response (IIR) filtering are provided. A...
Television channel selection canvas
A channel selection canvas for display on a video display device is disclosed. The video display device can be a television, a laptop computer, or personal...
Programmable antenna with programmable impedance matching and methods for
A programmable antenna includes a fixed antenna element and a programmable antenna element that is tunable to one of a plurality of resonant frequencies in...
Method and system for handling operation of multiple devices within a
single system-on-chip (SoC) integrated...
A method for securely handling processing of information may include deactivating within a chip, at least one of a plurality of functions that accesses an...
Method and apparatus for resetting a gray code counter
Aspects of the invention may include gradually decrementing or incrementing a write pointer (370) associated with a data buffer such as the FIFO buffer (310)...
Global address space management
Methods, systems and computer program products for global address space management are described herein. A System-On-a-Chip (SOC) unit configured for a global...
Direct conversion tuner
A direct conversion tuner down-converts television signals, cable signals, or other signals directly from an RF frequency to an IF frequency and/or baseband,...
Double search user group selection scheme with range reduction for FDD
multiuser MIMO downlink transmission...
Aspects of a double search user group selection scheme with range reduction for FDD multiuser MIMO downlink transmission with finite-rate channel state...
Deblocking filter process with local buffers
A system and method that optimizes a de-blocking filter process using local buffers. The local buffers may be off of the memory unit in which image data may be...
Digital phase locked loop for regenerating the clock of an embedded signal
The present invention relates to a system and method for generating a first clock frequency for a plurality of digital data bursts compressed in time, where each...
Methods and systems for soft-bit demapping
Methods and systems for reconfigurable soft-output bit demapping, reconfigurable for different modes of operation (i.e., different transmitter/receiver...
Channel fault detection for channel diagnostic systems
A method and computer program product for detecting faults in cables. The invention comprises receiving a first reflected signal; comparing the first reflected...
Method and system for providing smart offload and upload
Provided is a system and method for performing smart offloads between computer applications module and a network interfacing device within a data communications...
Method and system for handling connection setup in a network
Certain embodiments of a method and system for handling connection setup in a network may comprise a host that generates connection acceptance criteria and/or a...
Fastpath implementation for a double tagging loopback engine
A network component for processing a packet can include a buffer configured to receive a packet, a forwarding unit configured to forward the packet received at...
Filter module for a video decoding system
Systems and methods are disclosed for filter modules in a video display system or network. One embodiment relates to a method for operating a filter module in a...
Battery life improvement for wireless devices through activity report
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to wireless systems, and also relating to battery life improvement for wireless devices through activity report...
Low jitter high phase resolution PLL-based timing recovery system
A low jitter, high phase resolution phase lock loop incorporating a ring oscillator-type VCO is designed and constructed to operate at a characteristic frequency...
Method and system for flexible/extendable at command interpreter
In a wireless communications device, methods and systems for processing a plurality of AT commands are disclosed. Aspects of the method may comprise generating...
Apparatus and method for secure field upgradability with unpredictable
An apparatus and method for enabling functionality of a component, wherein the apparatus includes a random number generating module for generating a random...
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...
Method and system for blocker attenuation using multiple receive antennas
Methods and systems for blocker attenuation using multiple receive antennas are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include receiving wideband signals...
Variable-gain low noise amplifier for digital terrestrial applications
A multi-stage amplifier assembly configured to receive a terrestrial digital television ("DTV") input signal including multiple frequency channels. The amplifier...
MIMO radio interfaces
A receiver front end includes a plurality of in-phase and quadrature phase receive processing blocks operable at first and second frequency bands and further...
Method and system for a fractional-N synthesizer for a mobile digital
cellular television environment
Aspects of a method and system for a fractional-N synthesizer for a mobile digital cellular television environment are presented. Aspects of the system may...
Method and apparatus to improve closed loop transmit diversity modes
performance via interference suppression...
Methods and systems for processing signals in a wireless communication system are disclosed. Aspects of the method may include calculating at a receiver, a...
Method and system for independent I and Q loop amplitude control for
Certain aspects of a method and system for independent in-phase (I) and quadrature (Q) loop amplitude control for quadrature generators may include determining...
Dynamic regulation of power consumption of a high-speed communication
A method for dynamically regulating the power consumption of a high-speed integrated circuit which includes a multiplicity of processing blocks. A first metric...
Method and system for modulating and demodulating signals in ultra-wide
band (UWB) communication systems
A communication system is disclosed and it may include one or more first circuits in a first passband single carrier transmitter coupled to a first...
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...
Communication network providing wireless and hard-wired dynamic routing
A data communication network for providing dynamic routing through both wireless and wired subnetworks to support wireless communication devices and wired remote...
Ball grid array configuration for reducing path distances
Presented herein are ball grid array configurations for reducing path distances. In an exemplary embodiment, there is presented a memory system. The memory...
Magnetic disk drive, servo writer, self-servo writer and methods for use
A servo writer includes a servo data generation module that generates servo data corresponding to a plurality of servo wedges and a plurality of tracks of a...
LDPC (low density parity check) code size adjustment by shortening and
LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) code size adjustment by shortening and puncturing. A variety of LDPC coded signals may be generated from an initial LDPC code...
System, method and computer program product for mitigating burst noise in
a communications system
A system, method and computer program product is provided for mitigating the effects of burst noise on packets transmitted in a communications system. A...
Method and computer program product for marking errors in BIOS on a RAID
A method and related computer program product of preventing write corruption in a redundant array in a computer system, comprising detecting a write failure from...
Memory management in a shared memory system
Methods, systems and computer program products to maintain cache coherency in a System-On-a-Chip (SOC) which is part of a distributed shared memory system are...
Method and system for efficient design verification of a motion adaptive
In a video system, a method and system for efficient design verification of a motion adaptive deinterlacer (MAD) are provided. A MAD reference model may be...