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Phase and frequency re-lock in synchronous ethernet devices
A first PHY may be coupled to a second PHY via a network link. The first PHY may transition from a role of timing master for the network link to a role of...
Method and system for MAC and PHY synchronization for energy efficient
Aspects of a method and system for MAC and PHY synchronization for energy efficient networking are provided. In this regard, an interface that enables...
Flow based congestion control
A method for selectively controlling the flow of data through a network device is discussed. The network device has a plurality of ports, with each port of the...
Node based path selection randomization
Methods and apparatus for randomizing selection of a next-hop path/link in a network are disclosed. An example method includes randomly selecting one or more...
Voice-activity detection based on far-end and near-end statistics
Methods and apparatus of managing a communication system, wherein a decision regarding a level of activity at a first end is made based at least in part on the...
System and method for exchanging channel, physical layer and data layer
information and capabilities
A system and method for exchanging channel, physical layer and data layer information and capabilities. Diagnostic capabilities can vary significantly between...
Method and system for ethernet switching, conversion, and PHY optimization
based on link length in audio/video...
Aspects of a method and system for Ethernet Switching, Conversion, and PHY optimization based on link length in Audio/Video Systems are provided. In this...
Digital correction techniques for data converters
A method and apparatus is disclosed to compensate for impairments within a data converter such that its output is a more accurate representation of its input....
An amplification circuit, which may be in a receive path of a communication device, includes an amplifier including at least a first amplification device and a...
Secure legacy media peripheral association with authentication in a media
A method for secure access and communication of information in a distributed media network is disclosed and includes detecting, at a first geographic location,...
LDPC (low density parity check) coded modulation symbol decoding
LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) coded modulation symbol decoding. Symbol decoding is supported by appropriately modifying an LDPC tripartite graph to eliminate...
Turbo coding for upstream and downstream transmission in cable systems
A method of transmitting data in a cable modem system includes the steps of encoding the data using forward error correction. The data is then encoded with...
System and method for policing bad powered devices in power over ethernet
A system and method for policing bad powered devices in power over Ethernet. Degradation of components within powered devices can lead to noise and ripple that...
System and method for implementing fairness in the powering of computing
devices in a power over Ethernet...
A system and method for implementing fairness in the powering of computing devices in a power over Ethernet (PoE) application. Power supplies in a power...
Intelligent power over ethernet power management for personal computing
devices in enterprise environments
A Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) communication system dynamically provides power and data communications over a communications link. In an enterprise environment...
System and method for dynamic power provisioning for a wireless access
A system and method for dynamic power provisioning for a wireless access point. Various types of power management information (e.g., number of users, connection...
Method and system for docking a laptop with ethernet A/V bridging to
Methods and systems for docking a laptop with Ethernet A/V bridging to guarantee services are disclosed and may include interfacing a portable computing device...
Bit error concealment for audio coding systems
A bit error concealment (BEC) system and method is described herein that detects and conceals the presence of click-like artifacts in an audio signal caused by...
Frequency translated filter
Embodiments of a frequency translated filter (FTF) are presented. An FTF includes a passive mixer and a baseband impedance. The baseband impedance includes a...
Method and system for low noise amplifier (LNA) gain adjustment through
narrowband received signal strength...
A method for processing a plurality of signals may include amplifying an input signal and generating a wideband signal from the amplified input signal. The...
Method and system for a low noise amplifier utilizing a leaky wave antenna
Methods and systems for a low noise amplifier utilizing a leaky wave antenna are disclosed and may include one or more low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) coupled to...
De-ringing operation for image processing
De-ringing operation for image processing. A selective image processing means is presented herein by which high frequency content is preserved while also...
Method and system for watermarking 3D content
A video transmitter identifies regions in pictures in a compressed three-dimensional (3D) video comprising a base view video and an enhancement view video. The...
Selective unblocking of caller ID based on security level
A system for selectively blocking and unblocking the sending of outgoing caller ID information from a communication device comprises a communication device, a...
Method and system for an adaptive VBLAST receiver for wireless multiple
input multiple outout (MIMO) detection
Various aspects of a system for an adaptive VBLAST receiver for wireless MIMO detection may comprise utilizing log likelihood ratios (LLR) to selectively cancel...
Channel quantization for multiuser diversity
A method and system for channel quantization for multiuser diversity are provided. A quantizer may utilize quantization levels determined based on an objective...
Non-linear decision feedback equalizer
Embodiments include a decision feedback equalizer (DFE) that includes a first comparator configured to receive as inputs a soft value and a first threshold, a...
Modified range requests enabling bandwidth requests and state of health
A modified ranging request in a broadband communications system. The modified ranging request includes a header, a management message header attached to the...
System and method for dynamic power control for energy efficient physical
layer communication devices
A system and method for dynamic power control for energy efficient physical layer communication devices. Energy-efficiency features are continually being...
System, method and computer program product for residential gateway
monitoring and control
A system, method and computer program product is provided that allows an end user to monitor and/or control various data streams appearing on one or more...
General access network controller bypass to facilitate use of standard
cellular handsets with a general access...
Enabling a standard cellular handset to be used to access a core mobile network via a generic access network is disclosed. A communication between a generic...
Wireless subscriber uplink (UL) grant size selection
A method and apparatus of a wireless subscriber requesting an Uplink (UL) grant size from a base station (BS) are disclosed. One method includes the subscriber...
Method and apparatus for dynamically allocating upstream bandwidth in
passive optical networks
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates dynamic allocation of upstream bandwidth in a passive optical network which includes...
Encoded read-only memory (ROM) decoder
Decoder circuits capable of decoding encoded ROM memory are provided. Embodiments provide several improvements over prior solutions which rely primarily on CMOS...
Selectively applying spotlight and other effects using video layering
A video layer effects processing system which receives normal video and special effects information on separate layers has been presented. The system...
Method and system for response time compensation for 3D video processing
A sequential pattern comprising contiguous black frames inserted between left and right 3D video and/or graphics frames may be displayed on an LCD display. The...
Integral eye-path alignment on telephony and computer video devices using
two or more image sensing devices
A two-way visual communication system using multiple imaging devices, and a method for operating such a device is described. An embodiment of the present...
Method and system for variable resolution data conversion in a receiver
A received plurality of signals may be filtered to select an in-band signal and/or an out-of-band. A signal strength of the selected signal(s) may be measured....
Programmable gain attenuator with a wide attenuation range and a fine
attenuation step size
A programmable gain attenuator (PGA) configured to receive a signal at an input and provide an attenuated version of the signal at an output is provided herein....
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...
Memory cell for modification of revision identifier in an integrated
A memory cell for reducing the cost and complexity of modifying a revision identifier (ID) or default register values associated with an integrated circuit (IC)...
Layout technique for matched resistors on an integrated circuit substrate
Provided a method of reducing impedance variations in an electrical circuit structured and arranged for placement on an integrated circuit (IC) substrate. The...
Apparatus for transporting home networking frame-based communications
signals over coaxial cables
A method and apparatus for coupling a system propagating home networking communications signals over telephone lines to a system propagating television signals...
Method and apparatus for regulating transceiver power consumption for a
transceiver in a communications network
A method and apparatus for regulating transceiver power consumption for a transceiver in a communications network. Data received by the transceiver is monitored...
Channel-select decimation filter with programmable bandwidth
A channel-select decimation filter capable of operating in multiple bandwidth modes includes a first low pass filter stage, a variable gain stage, a subtraction...
Wireless access point management in a campus environment
A Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) is operated in conjunction with a wired Local Area Network (wired LAN) to service a premises, e.g., a campus setting. The...
Management unit for facilitating inter-network hand-off for a multiservice
A management unit allocates network resources multiservice communication devices capable of communicating via a plurality of networks. The management unit...
Method and system for identifying radio frequency identification (RFID)
tag location using a switchable coil
Aspects of a method and system for identifying a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag location using a switchable coil are presented. Aspects of the...
MIMO radio interfaces
A receiver front end includes a plurality of in-phase and quadrature phase receive processing blocks operable at first and second frequency bands and further...
Configuration controller for receiver
A configuration controller generates one or more control signals based on channel data. The channel data includes requirements data received via the stream of...