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Artifact-free displaying of MPEG-2 video in the progressive-refresh mode
A method and apparatus for decoding and displaying a bitstream, such as, for example, Motorola/GI HITS bitstream, is provided. The method avoids displaying...
Startup protocol for high throughput communications systems
A startup protocol is provided for use in a communications system having a communications line with a master transceiver at a first end and a slave transceiver...
Method and system for LIPf7 origination detection and LIPf8 suppression in
a port bypass controller
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method and system for operating ports in port bypass controllers through LIPf7 origination detection and...
Method and system for data compression for storage of 3D comb filter data
Methods and systems for data compression for storage of 3D comb filter data are disclosed. An incoming video signal may be band-limited during combing, where the...
Method and system for a highly efficient power amplifier utilizing dynamic
biasing and predistortion
Aspects of a method and system for a highly efficient power amplifier (PA) utilizing dynamic biasing and predistortion are presented. Aspects of the system may...
Meta-Viterbi algorithm for use in communication systems
Herein described is a system and a method of detecting and correcting data bit errors using a sequence of one or more codewords transmitted through a...
Method and system for blocking data in scan registers from being shifted
out of a device
Aspects of a method and system for blocking data in scan registers from being shifted out of a device may comprise preventing data intrusion in an integrated...
Hypertransport/SPI-4 interface supporting configurable deskewing
A dual mode digital interface supports the HyperTransport Standard and at least one other interface standard. The dual mode digital interface includes a physical...
System and method to perform DC compensation on a radio frequency burst in
a cellular wireless network
A method to perform DC compensation on a Radio Frequency (RF) burst transmitted between a servicing base station and a wireless terminal in a cellular wireless...
Method and apparatus for implementing reduced memory mode for
A method and apparatus are provided for implementing an enhanced reduced memory mode (RMM) of decoding HDTV MPEG-2 video stream. In one instance, the RMM mode is...
Decision feedback equalizer and precoder ramping circuit
A feedforward filter has a plurality of feedforward filter taps, including a feedforward filter reference tap. The reference tap of the feedforward filter is...
Voice architecture for transmission over a shared, contention based medium
A control terminal such as a CMTS is initialized to receive packets of voice calls having parameters including a bit rate, a packetization interval, and a call...
Television functionality on a chip
A television on a chip (TVOC) system that provides a cost effective approach for providing television functionality on a single integrated circuit chip is...
Automatic color-sync polarity control
A system and method for automatically controlling color synchronization polarity during video decoding. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise at...
Method and apparatus for combining measurements and determining clock
offsets between different global...
Method and apparatus for processing satellite signals from a first satellite navigation system and a second satellite navigation system is described. In one...
Fully differential, high Q, on-chip, impedance matching section
An inductor circuit is disclosed. The inductor circuit includes a first in-silicon inductor and a second in-silicon inductor each having multiple turns. A...
System and method to locate and correct software errors within a protocol
stack for wireless devices
The present invention provides a method to test a protocol stack operable to be loaded to a wireless terminal. This involves the creation of simulation scripts...
Method for re-establishing telephone calls after unintended termination
Methods for automatically re-establishing a wireless telephone call following a disruption of a wireless communication link are disclosed. A representative...
Over-current protection in linear regulators
An integrated circuit radio transceiver and method therefor includes a linear regulator an output transistor for producing a current into an output node of the...
Method and system for signal quality measurement based on mean phase error
magnitude of a signal
Various aspects of a method and system from signal quality measurement based on mean phase error magnitude of a signal are presented. Aspects of the system may...
Physical layer device having an analog serdes pass through mode
A physical layer device (PLD) includes a first serializer-deserializer (SERDES) device and a second SERDES device. Each SERDES device includes an analog portion...
Method and system for increasing resolution and accuracy of an analog to
According to one embodiment, a method for increasing resolution and accuracy of an analog to digital converter receiving an input voltage includes dithering a...
Low phase noise phase locked loops with minimum lock time
A phase locked loop with improved lock time is achieved using a controller coupled to receive a reference signal and operable to generate a frequency divider...
Current-controlled CMOS logic family
Various circuit techniques for implementing ultra high speed circuits use current-controlled CMOS (C.sup.3MOS) logic fabricated in conventional CMOS process...
System and method for generating two effective frequencies using a single
A method and apparatus are disclosed for generating a second clock signal, having a second effective clock frequency, from a first clock signal, having a first...
Media search engine for a personal media network
A system providing search functionality supporting the exchange and consumption of media is disclosed. The searching of media on storage belonging to any of a...
System and method for antenna selection
Systems and methods that provide antenna selection in multi-antenna-element communication systems are provided. In one embodiment, a system that selects N...
Method and system for mobile receiver architecture for US band cellular
and VHF/UHF broadcasting
In a video processing system, a method and system for a mobile receiver architecture for US Band cellular and VHF/UHF broadcasting are provided. Received...
Method and system for weight determination in a spatial multiplexing MIMO
system for WCDMA/HSDPA
Certain aspects of the method may comprise generating models for a received plurality of spatially multiplexed communication signals for multiple channels from a...
Radio frequency local area network
An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and...
Method and system for control of a multi-field deinterlacer including
providing visually pleasing start-up and...
In a video system, a method and system for control of a multi-field deinterlacer including visually pleasing start-up and shut-down are provided. During a hard...
System and method for driving multiple display types using a single header
An LED interface circuit provides connection options for one or more types of LEDs. In an embodiment, the circuit includes an input node that receives an LED...
Switching between lower and higher power modes in an ADC for lower/higher
An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) disposed in a data reception path to convert data from an analog format to a digital format is switched between two or more...
Interpolating programmable gain attenuator
A programmable gain attenuator includes a termination resistor. A first termination switch connects one side of the termination resistor to a first output. A...
Phase locked loop including a frequency change module
A phase locked loop (PLL) includes a detector, a charge pump, a loop filter, a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), a divider, and a frequency change module. The...
Serial data interface system and method using a selectively accessed tone
A system and method performs speed and connection handshaking between Beta signal ports and/or a Bilingual ports in a serial data interface system. A tone...
Flexible apparatus for setting configurations using an EEPROM
A method for flexibly configuring default values of a network device through an EEPROM interface is disclosed. A header is received from an EEPROM through the...
GPS enabled cell phone with compass mode mapping function
A wireless terminal displays its location and a map segment on a display of the wireless terminal. Operation commences with the wireless terminal accessing its...
Wireless device having a distinct hardware accelerator to support data
compression protocols dedicated to GSM...
A processor within a wireless terminal performs data compression, decompression and error correction according to a data compression protocol such as the V.42bis...
Architectural techniques for envelope and phase signal alignment in RF
polar transmitters using power amplifier...
In an envelope comparison embodiment, a delay calibrator produces a delay signal based on a comparison of a feedback signal and an envelope component of the...
Video decoder for decoding macroblock adaptive field/frame coded video
data with spatial prediction
Described herein is a video decoder for decoding macroblock adaptive field/frame coded video data with spatial prediction. In one embodiment, there is presented...
Channel diagnostic systems and methods
A system includes an adaptive filter coupled to a communication channel. The adaptive filter includes a set of adaptive filter coefficients. A memory stores a...
Flexible DMA descriptor support
A method of processing DMA operations includes providing a DMA descriptor, with the DMA descriptor including a reload field therein. The DMA descriptor is then...
Apparatus and method for persistent display interface
An apparatus and method for maintaining a graphics display window on a display screen that will not be obscured by any other graphics display window. The graphic...
Method and computer program product of keeping configuration data history
using duplicated ring buffers
A method and related computer program product for storing first configuration information for a plurality of logical devices coupled to a RAID controller....
Method for adaptive filtering
A method for adaptive long-term filtering of an audio signal, such as a decoded speech signal. The method includes measuring a smoothed periodicity of an audio...
RFID reader integrated with wireless communication device
An integrated RFID reader and wireless communication device is realized by a radio frequency (RF) front end operable, in a first mode, to generate a radio...
Method for handoff of a telephone call between two different wireless
A system and method with which to establish parallel communications between the wireless terminal and the PSTN via a WLAN and an alternative network such as...
Low noise and low voltage mixer and intermediate frequency module
A mixer includes a reference current source, a programmable gain RF transconductance section or an RF transconductance section, switching quad native transistors...
Echo cancellation for a packet voice system
An apparatus and methods supporting improved echo cancellation in a packet network is disclosed. An embodiment of the present invention may permit a split-band...