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A method for calibrating a filter begins with the filter filtering a first signal having a first frequency to produce a first filtered signal, wherein the first...
Data integrity in protocol offloading
A method for data verification is provided. An input block of data is received together with a modulo-based input error detection code associated with the input...
Processor having a finite field arithmetic unit utilizing an array of
multipliers and adders
A processor includes an instruction memory, arithmetic logic unit, finite field arithmetic unit, at least one digital storage device, and an instruction decoder....
Load-linked/store conditional mechanism in a CC-NUMA system
A node includes a processor coupled to an interconnect and a memory bridge coupled to the interconnect. The processor is configured to maintain a first...
Method and system for secure management and communication utilizing
configuration network setup in a WLAN
Methods and systems for enabling communication of information in a secure communication system are disclosed herein and may comprise generating a notification...
Modular ear-piece/microphone (headset) operable to service voice activated
The present invention provides a modular headset operable to support both voice communications and voice activated commands. This may involve the use of multiple...
System and method for servicing communications using both fixed and mobile
Mobile wireless device(s) roam within and between premises and a vehicle or other mobile platform and interface to wireless local area networks within the...
Frequency synthesizer using PLL architecture for wireless frequency
An apparatus method to provide a frequency synthesizer using a phase locked loop in a communication device to provide a particular frequency allocation to...
Incremental redundancy support in a cellular wireless terminal having IR
A system for implementing Incremental Redundancy (IR) operations in a wireless receiver includes a baseband processor, an equalizer, a system processor, a...
System and method for enhancing performance of personal video recording
(PVR) functions on hits digital video...
A system, method, and apparatus for reducing the video decoder processing requirements for rewinding a HITS stream are presented herein. During rewind of a HITS...
System and method to extract uplink status flag bits in a cellular
Determining whether a first wireless terminal may transmit on an uplink to a servicing base station in a cellular wireless communication system includes first...
Temperature sensor insensitive to device offsets with independent
adjustment of slope and reference temperature
A radio transceiver includes circuitry that enables received RF signals to be down-converted to baseband frequencies and baseband signals to be up-converted to...
A pulse on edge circuit includes a first pull up transistor having its gate terminal coupled to a delayed control signal and a second pull up transistor having...
Method for manufacturing a memory cell for modification of revision
identifier in an integrated circuit chip
A method for making a memory cell for reducing the cost and complexity of modifying a revision identifier (ID) or default register values associated with an...
Verilog to C++ language translator
Method and system for translating Verilog to C++ are provided herein. Aspects of the method for translating may include searching for a Verilog pattern in a...
Automatic tuning of signal timing
A system and method for automatically tuning timing of a signal (e.g., a data timing signal) utilizing determined delay of a variable delay element and for...
Tracing instruction flow in an integrated processor
Tracing instruction flow in an integrated processor by defeaturing a cache hit into a cache miss to allow an instruction fetch to be made visible on a bus, which...
Addressing scheme supporting fixed local addressing and variable global
A node comprises one or more resources and a register programmable with an indication during use. The one or more resources are addressed with addresses within a...
Phase locked loop with power distribution
A phase locked loop includes a detection module, a control conversion module, a controlled oscillation module, a divider module, and a power distribution module....
Method of monitoring the quality of a communications channel
A method is presented that monitors the quality of a communications channel. The method includes receiving a data signal and establishing a zero reference phase...
System and method for the synchronization and distribution of telephony
timing information in a cable modem network
A method for synchronizing clocks in a packet transport network. The method comprises, receiving an external network clock at a central packet network node and...
Connecting ethernet based system on a chip integrated circuits in a ring
A plurality of System On a Chip (SOC) integrated circuits, a media that intercouples the plurality of SOC integrated circuits to form at least one SOC LAN ring,...
Linked network switch configuration
System and method for integrating communications between two switches. The system includes a first switch, a second switch and a CPU. The first switch has a...
Scalable, high-resolution asynchronous transfer mode traffic shaper and
An ATM network traffic shaper is implemented in hardware. The traffic shaper shapes transmit data on one or more virtual circuits (VCs) according to the...
Method and system for a correlation sharpening filter
Methods and systems for correlation sharpening filtering of a composite video signal are provided. A correlation between a current pixel and at least one...
Method and system for time constant for a 3D comb filter
Methods and systems for time constant for a 3D comb filter of a video signal are provided. Aspects of the method may include assigning a weight to a 3D comb mesh...
Method and system for automatic detection and display of aspect ratio
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method and system for automatic aspect ratio detection and may comprise scanning lines in at least a...
Variable gain received signal strength indicator
An RSSI circuit provides a relatively inexpensive technique for accurately measuring received signal strength over a wide dynamic range. A received signal is...
System and method for matching chip and package terminals
A system and method for matching chip and package terminals and for packaging integrated circuits. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise...
Diagnostics of cable and link performance for a high-speed communication
A method and system for performing diagnostic tests on a real-time system controlled by a state machine. A sequence of states recorded as the state machine...
Integrated tracking filters for direct conversion and low-IF single
conversion broadband filters
A radio frequency (RF) tuner includes a programmable tracking filter bank receiving an RF input and outputting a filtered RF signal. A mixer stage receives the...
Digital signal processing based de-serializer
A DSP based SERDES performs compensation operations to support high speed de-serialization. A receiver section of the DSP based SERDES includes one or more ADCs...
Programmable integrated DiSEqC transceiver
Programmable integrated Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC) transceiver. The DiSEqC functionality is integrated onto a semiconductor device. Rather than...
Video and graphics system with square graphics pixels
A video and graphics system provides square graphics pixels to blend images having 640.times.480 pixels, such as graphics images provided by some set top boxes...
Gigabit ethernet transceiver with analog front end
Circuitry to remove switches from signal paths in integrated circuit programmable gain attenuators. Programmable gain attenuators and programmable gain...
Analog amplitude detector
A circuit includes at least two transistors arranged to form a current mirror, at least two transistors operatively coupled to the current mirror, where the...
Method and apparatus for detection and classification of impairments on an
RF modulated network
A method is disclosed for maintaining the integrity of a communication system. The method comprises detecting common path distortion (CPD) and periodic...
Low-error fixed-width modified booth multiplier
A low-error fixed-width multiplier receives a W-bit input and produces a W-bit product. In an embodiment, a multiplier (Y) is encoded using modified Booth...
Method and system for detecting and correcting errors while accessing
memory devices in microprocessor systems
A method and system for ensuring data integrity in a data processing system may comprise monitoring when data for a specified device is available for error...
Low-speed DLL employing a digital phase interpolator based upon a
A low-speed delay locked loop (DLL) facilitates a deskewed interface between a high-speed RX data demultiplexer circuit directly to an Application Specific...
Method and system for multi-channel transfer of data and control
A system and method for transferring information in a multi-channel, point-to-point environment are described. In one embodiment, a number of processing chips...
Physical layer device having a SERDES pass through mode
A physical layer device (PLD), comprising: a first serializer-deserializer (SERDES) device having a first parallel port; a second SERDES device having a second...
Method and apparatus for generating arbitrary phase shift using a phase
shifter based on adding two...
A radio frequency (RF) phase shifter having an RC-CR circuit that includes a first capacitor having a first capacitor node and a second capacitor node and a...
Method and system for performing reverse play of SD MPEG video
One or more methods and systems to efficiently process MPEG video in order to perform a reverse play or slow rewind function are presented. The method reduces...
Pipelined parallel processing of feedback loops in a digital circuit
Digital circuits and methods for designing digital circuits are presented. In an embodiment, a number of bits (B) of a bit-stream to be processed in parallel by...
System for monitoring the quality of a communications channel with mirror
A system is presented that monitors the quality of a communications channel with mirror receivers. A first receiver and a second receiver, coupled in parallel...
Method, system, and computer program product for synchronizing voice
traffic with minimum latency
A supervisory communications node monitors and controls communications with a plurality of remote devices throughout a widely distributed network. A method,...
Method for scheduling upstream communications
A system and method is provided for scheduling transmissions from a plurality of services operating over a widely distributed communications network. A headend...
System and method for operating a packet voice far-end echo cancellation
A packet voice transceiver adapted to reside at a first end of a communication network and to send an ingress communication signal comprising voice packets to,...
Switchboard for multiple data rate communication system
A switchboard device and methods of operation of same are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention may provide a flexible means of interconnecting wideband and...