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Reduction of parasitic capacitance in a semiconductor device
An apparatus is disclosed to increase a reduced a parasitic capacitance of a semiconductor device. The semiconductor device includes a modified gate region to...
A semiconductor structure may implement a metal-oxide-metal capacitor. When layer design rules change from one layer to the next, the structure may change the...
Flexural plate wave device for chip cooling
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for cooling electronic devices. The electrical device includes an integrated circuit die (IC) having opposing...
Content addressable memory with base-three numeral system
A CAM cell is disclosed that can be selectively configured to store either base-2 data words or base-3 data words. When configured to store base-3 data words,...
Method and system for enabling rendering of electronic media content via a
secure ad hoc network configuration...
A handheld wireless communication device (HWCD) establishes an ad hoc network comprising interconnected networks for a user. The HWCD gains access to content on...
System and method for efficient buffer management for banked shared memory
A system and method for efficient buffer management for banked shared memory designs are provided. In one embodiment, a controller within the switch is...
Optimization of NFC tag for different battery levels
A mobile communication device has a processor, a radio, a near field communication (NFC) device, a battery, and memory for storing data. The power level of the...
MAC header based traffic classification and methods for use therewith
A transceiver of an apparatus supports communication with at least one additional apparatus. A processing module processes at least a portion of media access...
Assisted device discovery
An electronic device may communicate according to a first communication standard and a second communication standard. The first communication standard may have...
Loudspeaker beamforming for personal audio focal points
In one embodiment, a method comprising receiving at a microphone located at a first location audio received from plural speakers, the audio received at a first...
Optical line terminal (OLT) optical module adapted to perform optical unit
network (ONU) functionality
An optical line terminal (OLT) is operable in a passive optical network (PON). The OLT comprises a plurality of optical network units (ONUs), an electrical...
Enforcing software independent content protection in an electronic device
A Set Top Box (STB) or client computer includes a communication interface operable to receive digital messages and digital content, memory, a transcoder, a...
Reconstruction and overlap transform system and method supporting VC-1
Presented herein are reconstruction and overlap transform system(s) and method(s) supporting VC-1 decoding. In one embodiment, there is presented a system for...
Ad hoc social networking
An Ad Hoc social networking environment enables information and device access management between social networking groups and social networking members with or...
Method and system for determining physical layer traversal time
Aspects of a method and system for determining physical layer traversal time are provided. In this regard, duration of a time interval may be determined in the...
Method and system for an electronic device with integrated security module
Methods and systems for processing Ethernet data are disclosed and may comprise receiving Ethernet data via a single gigabit Ethernet IP telephone chip. A...
Distributed switch domain of heterogeneous components
A method of integrating virtual and physical network switching components into a heterogeneous switching domain is provided. Such method including, attaching,...
Method and system for detecting enhanced relative grants in a wireless
Aspects of a method and system for detecting enhanced relative grants in a wireless communications system may include measuring a signal power level of an...
Physical layer (PHY) link signaling for cable networks
Embodiments include systems and methods for enabling a physical layer (PHY) link signaling channel between a network termination modem and a cable modem in a...
Method and system for continuous packet connectivity
A UE receives HSDPA traffic comprising legacy HSDPA traffic and HS-SCCH-less HSDPA traffic. The UE concurrently processes the received legacy HSDPA traffic and...
System and method for performing in-band reflection analysis in a passive
A system for performing in-band reflection analysis in a passive optical network. The system comprises an optical line terminal (OLT) that includes a...
Interference cancellation with time-varying interference and/or distortion
A communications receiver includes a noise analyzer to characterize the composition of the interference and/or distortion impressed onto a transmitted...
Wideband power efficient high transmission power radio frequency (RF)
Embodiments provide transmitter topologies that improve the power efficiency and bandwidth of RF transmitters for high transmission power applications. In an...
Differential feedback within single user, multiple user, multiple access,
and/or MIMO wireless communications
Differential feedback within multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications. After full feedback signal(s) have been received by a...
Companding M-digital-to-analog converter (DAC) for a pipelined
analog-to-digital converter (ADC)
The present disclosure provides for an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) which selectively compresses an analog input signal to improve noise performance and...
Portable computing device with wireless power distribution
A core module for a portable computing device includes a wireless power receiver module, a battery power module, a power supply module, a processing module, and...
Interwoven spiral antenna
An interwoven spiral antenna includes a non-inverted spiral section, an inverted spiral section, and an excitation region. The non-inverted spiral section has a...
Integrated circuit package with configurable antenna
Aspects of a method and system for a configurable antenna in an integrated circuit package are provided. In a hybrid circuit comprising an integrated circuit...
System and method for binding a smartcard and a smartcard reader
Systems and methods for binding a smartcard and a smartcard reader are provided. A smartcard is provision to store a first set of credentials for use in...
Power mode control for sensors
A method, system, and computer program product to provide accurate positioning of a vehicle while conserving power is provided. The system includes a receiver...
Current measuring apparatus
What is disclosed is a current measuring apparatus comprising: a mains connector, such as a plug, for connecting to a wire of a mains supply; an apparatus...
Short training field (STF) for use within single user, multiple user,
multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless...
Short training field (STF) for use within single user, multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications. An STF design as is made such that...
Methods and apparatus of spectrum sharing for cellular-controlled
offloading using unlicensed band
There are provided measures for spectrum sharing for cellular-controlled offloading using an unlicensed band. Such measures exemplarily comprise initiating an...
Method and apparatus for establishing a device-to-device connection
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to facilitate the establishment of device-to-device communications, such as non-cellular...
View sharing between in-range devices
A first system may receive a view from a second system. The first system may establish a direct wireless communication link with the second system that does not...
Method and system for improved communication network setup utilizing
Aspects of a method and system for improved communication network setup utilizing extended terminals are presented. Aspects of the method may comprise...
Filter and classification agreement for MAC header based traffic
classification and methods for use therewith
A transceiver of an apparatus supports communication with at least one additional apparatus. A baseband processing module indicates that first frame...
Systems and methods for ethernet passive optical network over coaxial
(EPOC) power saving modes
Systems and methods for Ethernet Passive Optical Network Over Coaxial (EPOC) power saving modes are provided. The EPOC power savings modes allow an EPOC coaxial...
Reduced complexity transcoding
Efficient transcoding and decoding techniques are widely applicable across multiple different transcoding formats. The techniques find many applications in, as...
Collection and concurrent integration of supplemental information related
to currently playing media
Collection and concurrent integration of supplemental information related to currently playing media. Based on certain characteristics associated with the...
Multi-wireless device channel communications
A method and apparatus support delivering a video media stream to a wireless device by exchanging communication signals through a secure communications...
Mapping an application session to a compatible multiple grants per
interval service flow
A method to map an application session to a compatible multiple grants per interval (MGI) service flow is provided. The method includes the steps of sorting...
Method and system for communication of information by a handheld
communication device in an ad-hoc network
Methods and systems for communicating information by a communication device are disclosed and may include detecting a second handheld communication device that...
Purchasing peripheral support in a media exchange network
A system providing support for user transactions in a media exchange network. An embodiment of the present invention may comprise a television display, storage,...
Receiver with variable gain control transimpedance amplifier
According to one embodiment, a compact low-power receiver comprises first and second analog circuits connected by a digitally controlled interface circuit. The...
Implementing control planes for hybrid networks
Disclosed are various embodiments for implementing a control plane in hybrid networks. A coordinated shared network may correspond to a distributed bridge, and...
Method and apparatus for probabilistic allocation in a switch packet
Systems and methods of writing data to a buffer during a buffer cycle are described. The buffer has a plurality of buffer banks having various fill levels. The...
Systems and methods for providing a MoCA power management strategy
Systems and methods for performing a method for reducing power consumption in MoCA devices that are connected via a coax network are provided. One method...
Relay within single user, multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO
A relay receives a frame from a source, and based on state of a relayed frame bit within the frame, the relay selects an operational mode: implicit...
Embodiments provide methods, apparatus and computer software for use in calibrating a transmitter in operative association with a variable supply voltage. A...