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Apparatus and method for phase lock loop gain control
A gain compensator compensates for the gain variation of a varactor-tuned voltage tuned oscillator (VCO) in a phase lock loop (PLL). The VCO includes a parallel...
Common circuitry supporting both bit node and check node processing in
LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) decoder
Common circuitry supporting both bit node and check node processing in LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) decoder. A novel approach is presented by which a decoder...
Methods for debugging scan testing failures of integrated circuits
The present invention is directed to a method for debugging scan testing failures of integrated circuits. The method includes identifying a bad scan path among a...
Method and system of data storage capacity allocation and management using
one or more data storage drives
Aspects of the present invention allow the implementation of one or more data pools using portions or sectors of one or more hard disk drives. Aspects of the...
Memory management for a mobile multimedia processor
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method for memory management for a mobile multimedia processor. The method may comprise receiving within a...
System, and method for calculating product of constant and mixed number
power of two
Presented herein are systems and methods for computing the product of a constant and a mixed number power of two. A circuit comprises a first register, a second...
System and method to conduct idle mode paging channel monitoring within a
A method and system to determine when a wireless terminal has been paged by a servicing base station. An encoded paging burst is received on a paging channel and...
Bias filtering module including MOS capacitors
A bias filtering module with at least two capacitive levels satisfies both a settle time requirement and a filtering requirement using a voltage dependent filter...
Method and system for handling events in an application framework for a
Methods and systems for application framework development for wireless devices are provided herein. Aspects of the method may include acquiring an MMI event from...
Multiple band multiple input multiple output transceiver integrated
A MIMO transceiver integrated circuit (IC) includes a plurality of multiple band direct conversion transmitter sections, a plurality of multiple band direct...
To synchronize a regularly occurring pulse train to the average of a bunched pulse train, an oscillator generates a plurality of differently phase shifted...
Radio receiver and/or transmitter including a programmable equalizer
A radio receiver includes a low noise amplifier, a down conversion module, an analog to digital converter, and a digital demodulator. The digital demodulator is...
RF transmitter architecture for continuous switching between modulation
The present invention provides a radio transmitter having a digital modulator that further includes logic for continuous amplitude and continuous phase...
Multi-mode wireless polar transmitter architecture
A radio transmitter within a transceiver includes a digital processor and analog circuitry for modulating and transmitting an outgoing digital signal in multiple...
System having configurable interfaces for flexible system configurations
An apparatus includes a plurality of memories, a plurality of systems, and a switch interface circuit. Each of the plurality of systems includes a memory...
Wireless access point service coverage area management
A Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) infrastructure includes a wired backbone network, an air controller, and a plurality of wireless access points (WAPs). Each...
Method and system for 2D comb filtering of a PAL video signal
Methods and systems for 2D comb filtering of a PAL video signal are provided. The method may comprise generating a plurality of interpolated pixels for...
Method and system for generating high definition multimedia interface
(HDMI) codewords using a TMDS encoder/decoder
Encoding and decoding of video and non-video information may include creating a first symbol from a codeword. TERC4, TMDS and/or a guard band symbols may be...
System and method for programmable switching characteristics of an analog
switch in a transconductance amplifier
Provided are a method and system for controlling impedance in a transconductance amplifier. A system includes a first transconductance amplifier and a second...
Reducing active mixer flicker noise
A mixer is disclosed that includes first and second transconductance modules that, in one embodiment, includes MOSFETs configured to receive a plurality of...
Iterative multi-stage detection technique for a diversity receiver having
multiple antenna elements
An iterative multistage detection system and method for orthogonally multiplexing K channels onto a signal processing chain using N orthogonal sequences of...
Method and system for PCM audio ramp and decay function
A method and system for pulse code modulation (PCM) audio ramp and decay function may comprise receiving at least one control signal which indicates whether to...
Transceiver system and method supporting multiple selectable voltage
A phase lock loop comprising a plurality of voltage controlled oscillators is presented herein. The phase lock loop can provide a wide range of output...
System and method for channel bonding in multiple antenna communication
Systems and methods that provide channel bonding in multiple antenna communication systems are provided. In one embodiment, a method for signal transmission over...
Method and system for a three conductor transceiver bus
Aspects of the invention provide a method and system for a communication bus for resetting one or more devices connected to the bus. The transceiver bus (620)...
High frequency integrated circuit pad configuration including ESD
A high frequency integrated circuit (IC) pad configuration includes a first IC pad, an inductor, and a second IC pad. The first IC pad is directly coupled to...
System and method for breakdown protection in start-up sequence with
multiple power domains
During start-up of a circuit having a high voltage supply and a low voltage supply, a backup bias generator (BBG) is used to avoid burnout and exceeding a...
Method and system for 3D bidirectional comb filtering
Methods and systems for 3D bidirectional comb filtering of a video signal are provided. Aspects of the method may include generating a plurality of interpolated...
Method and system for 3D comb filtering of a video signal
Methods and systems for 3D comb filtering of a video signal are provided. Aspects of the method may include generating a plurality of interpolated pixels for...
Cable modem system and method for supporting extended protocols
A cable modem system and method is provided for supporting data transfer protocols that extend beyond standard protocols used in conventional data over cable...
Method and apparatus for analyzing post-layout timing violations
A tool for analyzing timing violations reports is presented herein. The tool comprises a script which parses a log file containing any number of timing violation...
Error detection in user input device using general purpose input-output
A method and apparatus are disclosed for using a general purpose input-output (GPIO) interface to test a user input device such as a wireless keyboard or mouse....
System and method for dual IDE channel servicing using single multiplexed
interface having first and second...
An integrated receiver with dual channel transport stream decoding and delivery substantially implemented on a single CMOS integrated circuit is described. For...
Method to improve CMFB phase margin of variable-output-bandwidth mixer
An improved method and apparatus for using common mode feedback to maintain a predetermined DC level for an intermediate frequency output signal. A common mode...
Wireless data communications using FIFO for synchronization memory
A microprocessor system architecture is disclosed which allows for the selective execution of programmed ROM microcode or, alternatively, RAM microcode if there...
Adaptive radio transceiver with filtering
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...
Highly integrated asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) circuit
An ADSL transceiver chip is provided that includes an analog front-end and a digital signal processor (DSP) integrated on the same substrate. A line driver for...
Cable modem system and method for specialized data transfer
A cable modem system and method is provided for the transfer and processing of data in accordance with specialized data transfer protocols while utilizing...
Method and system for changing message filter coefficients dynamically
Certain aspects of changing message filter coefficients dynamically in a packetized network system may comprise selecting a filter for filtering data in a first...
System and method for expediting upper layer protocol (ULP) connection
Systems and methods that expedite connection negotiations. In one embodiment, a method expedites an upper layer protocol (ULP) negotiation between a first node...
Method for providing dynamic adjustment of frame encoding parameters in a
frame-based communications network
A method for providing dynamic adjustment of frame encoding parameters to improve transmission performance for a transmitting frame being transmitted from a...
Portable computerized data communication device
In one embodiment, a portable computerized data communication device in a data communication system may include, for example, a user interface; a computerized...
System for and method of performing an opacity calculation in a 3D
A system, device and method are disclosed for predicting the opacity of primitives used to produce an image using one or more equations, prior to producing an...
Semi-suspended coplanar waveguide on a printed circuit board
A printed circuit board includes two differential signal traces, a layer of core material, a layer of filler material, and a ground plane. The filler material is...
System, method, and apparatus for efficiently storing macroblocks
Presented herein is a system for storing macroblocks for such that all vertically, horizontally, and diagonally adjacent macroblock are stored in different...
System and method for interrupt distribution in a multithread processor
A system and method for interrupt distribution in a multithread processor are disclosed. A connection between an interrupt and a set of thread processors can be...
Controlling and enhancing handoff between wireless access points
A process of maintaining access information between wireless hotspots is disclosed. A logon request from a wireless portable device is received by a first access...
RX dual-band mixer
A dual-band input transceiver block is formed to operably receive one of a 2.4 GHz radio frequency signal or a 5.0 GHz radio frequency transceiver signal in a...
Translational loop RF transmitter architecture for GSM radio
Digital signal processing generates IF modulated digital data which is then converted to analog using a high sample rate digital-to-analog converter (DAC)...
Gain insensitive high-pass VGA
An integrated circuit radio transceiver and method therefor includes a high-pass variable gain amplifier (HPVGA) operably disposed within one of the transmitter...