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Downstream time domain based adaptive modulation for DOCSIS based
In a DOCSIS based satellite gateway data is transmitted over a single downstream channel, at different throughput rates. Data destined for each ...
Methods and systems to provide a plurality of signals having respective
A system for generating multiple synthesized clocks having an input terminal for receiving a reference signal, a phase locked loop circuit coupled to the input...
On-chip current sensing methods and systems
A switch regulator module includes a switch and a current sensing module. The switch has an input port and an output port. The current sensing module senses a...
Method and apparatus for adaptive power management of memory subsystem
A method and apparatus are disclosed for performing adaptive memory power management in a system employing a CPU and a memory subsystem. A CPU throttle control...
Wireless human interface device host interface supporting both BIOS and OS
A host-side wireless interface services communications between a wireless user input device and a serviced host. The host-side wireless interface includes a...
Mixer transconductance in RF transceiver
An integrated circuit radio transceiver and method therefor comprises circuitry that is operable to up-convert an outgoing continuous waveform signal to RF and...
Method and system for a synthesizer/local oscillator generator (LOGEN)
architecture for a quad-band GSM/GPRS radio
Methods and systems for processing signals for a multiband radio are disclosed herein. Aspects of the method may comprise dividing an input signal generated by...
System and method for two-pass interpolation for quarter-pel motion
Methods and systems for processing a video signal are disclosed herein. Pixels may be interpolated utilizing at most two passes. During a first of the two...
IP telephone system
An Internet Protocol (IP) telephone has a constant impedance filter that is capable of being continuously attached to the physical layer of a computer chip in...
Method and system for single antenna receiver system for HSDPA
Aspects of a method and system for a single antenna receiver system for HSDPA are provided. Aspects of a method for processing RF signals, the method may...
Method and apparatus for range extension of low-power wireless
A method and system for improving a level of service between wireless devices. Handheld devices implementing the Bluetooth specification typically have...
Colored noise detection algorithms
This invention provides colored noise detection algorithm(s). This colored noise detection algorithm(s) may be implemented with a multi-branch equalizer...
High precision power detector
A power detector having temperature compensation for improved measurement performance includes a pair of rectifier transistors coupled to a differential input...
Computer chip set having on board wireless interfaces to support test
A method and apparatus are provided for an embedded wireless interface that is embedded in, for example, one of an input and output controller device for...
Method and system for secure key generation
Certain aspects of the invention for producing a secure key may comprise a secure key generator that receives a first, second and third input keys and utilizes...
Methods and apparatus for implementing a cryptography engine
Methods and apparatus are provided for implementing a cryptography engine for cryptography processing. A variety of techniques are described. A cryptography...
Weight generation method for multi-antenna communication systems utilizing
RF-based and baseband signal...
A signal weighting and combining method implemented within a receiver having a plurality of receive antennas is disclosed herein. Each receive antenna is...
RF transceiver having adaptive modulation
A modulation control module for use in an RF transceiver, the modulation control module includes a processing module and memory. The memory is operably coupled...
Methods used to simultaneously perform automated at-speed testing of
multiple gigabit per second high serial...
A method performs automated at-speed testing of devices. The method includes the steps of generating multiplexer control signals, forming various signal paths...
Method and apparatus for an image canceling digital-to-analog converter
A method and apparatus for an image canceling digital-to-analog converter is disclosed. Up-sampling and noise shaping is used to produce a stream of digital...
Gain control methods and systems in an amplifier assembly
A Variable Gain Amplifier (VGA) amplifies an input signal according to a gain, to produce an amplified signal. A detector module detects a power indicative of a...
Digitally controlled threshold adjustment circuit
Embodiments of threshold adjustment circuits are disclosed. An example circuit includes a first differential pair of first and second thin oxide transistors. The...
Method and system for providing a power-on reset pulse
Provided are a method and system for providing a power-on reset pulse. The system includes a level detector configured to receive an input signal and produce, at...
Increased yield manufacturing for integrated circuits
A system and method for providing increased manufacturing yield for integrated circuits. Various aspects of the invention may comprise receiving an integrated...
AMP (accelerated message passing) decoder adapted for LDPC (low density
parity check) codes
AMP (Accelerated Message Passing) decoder adapted for LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) codes. A novel approach is presented by which the LDPC coded signals may be...
Systems and methods for controlling clock signals during scan testing
The present invention is directed to systems and method of controlling clock signals during scan testing integrated circuits. The methods and systems provide...
Fault tolerant data storage device
Aspects of the invention incorporate a method and a system of providing fault tolerant data recovery in one or more data storage drives of a data storage device....
Ring-based cache coherent bus
Managing data traffic among three or more bus agents configured in a topological ring includes numbering each bus agent sequentially and injecting messages that...
Translational loop transmitter architecture employing channel power ratio
measurements for modulation accuracy...
A Radio Frequency RF transmitter includes a translational loop architecture that supports non-constant envelope modulation types and includes by adjusting the...
Synchronization module using a Viterbi slicer for a turbo decoder
A method for synchronizing receivers that receive turbo encoded signals to a received signal. Turbo encoding may enable signals to be decoded at a much lower...
Parallel concatenated code with soft-in soft-out interactive turbo decoder
A method for parallel concatenated (Turbo) encoding and decoding. Turbo encoders receive a sequence of input data tuples and encode them. The input sequence may...
Impulse noise detection from preamble symbols
A communication device constructed according to the present invention detects impulse noise in a preamble sequence. In detecting impulse noise in the preamble...
Method and system for generating digital video broadcast (DVB) transport
stream from direct satellite system...
Aspects of the method and system for converting a DSS transport stream to a DVB transport stream include encapsulating at least a prefix portion and a payload...
Integrated circuit chip having non-volatile on-chip memories for providing
programmable functions and features
An integrated circuit chip having programmable functions and features in which one-time programmable (OTP) memories are used to implement a non-volatile memory...
Feedforward controller and methods for use therewith
A controller includes a combining module that generates a total control signal for the drive device of a disk drive by combining a feedback control signal and a...
Current-controlled CMOS circuits with inductive broadbanding
Various circuit techniques for implementing ultra high speed circuits use current-controlled CMOS (C.sup.3MOS) logic with inductive broadbanding fabricated in...
Hardware and software programmable fuses for memory repair
The present invention relates to a system and method for increasing the manufacturing yield of a plurality of memory cells used in cell arrays. A programmable...
Voltage supply interface with improved current sensitivity and reduced
A voltage supply interface provides both coarse and fine current control with reduced series resistance. The voltage supply interface has a segmented switch...
Custom logic BIST for memory controller
A method and system for testing a memory controller are provided herein. A test sequence may be generated within the memory controller. A test output may also be...
Method and system for generating clocks for standby mode operation in a
mobile communication device
Reducing power while in standby mode may comprise monitoring for an occurrence of at least one event requiring a transition out of a standby mode while utilizing...
Power-efficient technique for invoking a co-processor
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to power-efficient techniques for invoking a co-processor. In an example embodiment, a computer system may include a...
Personal access and control of media peripherals on a media exchange
Methods are disclosed for indirectly monitoring and controlling at least one media peripheral device in a media exchange network by accessing a media management...
Personal inter-home media exchange network
A system and method support the exchange of media between friends, family members, and 3.sup.rd party media providers over a closed and secure media exchange...
Method and apparatus for one-stage and two-stage noise feedback coding of
speech and audio signals
Codec structures for achieving two-stage prediction and two-stage noise spectral shaping at the same time, resulting in a Two-Stage Noise Feedback Coding (TSNFC)...
Programmable mixer for reducing local oscillator feedthrough and radio
A state of a programmable mixer is set during a calibration phase to minimize local oscillator feedthrough. During a calibration phase, inputs to the...
Multi-rate on-chip OCN filter for a transceiver system
An apparatus and method are disclosed to aid a transceiver chip, in a wide-band serial data communications system, in receiving data at multiple data rates. A...
Method and system for dynamically changing audio stream bit rate based on
condition of a Bluetooth connection
Methods and systems for controlling a personal area network access device are disclosed herein and comprise receiving at least one Bluetooth.RTM. event by a...
FIR filter tap architecture for highly dense layout
An area-efficient finite impulse response filter having permuted bit-order functional elements that provide substantially straight and direct interconnects with...
Integrated circuit incorporating antennas
A method and system implementing wireless communication using one or more antenna elements in an integrated circuit. In one embodiment of the invention, one or...
Adaptive electronic transmission signal cancellation apparatus for full
An adaptive electronic transmission signal cancellation circuit for separating transmit data from receive data in a bidirectional communication system operating...