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Digital personal assistance via a broadband access gateway
A system and method supporting access, coordination, modification, updating, and management of multiple sources of multimedia information resident on a...
RF selection diversity module
An integrated circuit radio transceiver and method therefor includes circuitry and logic for transmitting outgoing or ingoing communication signals as well as...
Method and system for a multisystem polar transmitter
Aspects of a method and system for a Multisystem Polar Transmitter may include a single integrated circuit comprising one or more Direct Digital Frequency...
Method and system for enhancing efficiency by modulating power amplifier
Aspects of a method and system for enhancing efficiency by modulating power amplifier (PA) gain are presented. Aspects of the system may comprise a PA gain...
RF bus access protocol and transceiver
A method for accessing an RF begins by determining whether information is to be transmitted via the RF bus. The method continues by determining whether the RF...
Real time video stabilizer
A method of correcting a current image taken by a capturing device, the current image captured after a previous image, the method comprising the steps of:...
Method and system for pipelined processing in an integrated embedded image
and video accelerator
A method and system for pipelined processing in an integrated embedded image and video accelerator is described. Aspects of a system for pipelined processing in...
Video processing system for scrambling video streams with dependent
portions and methods for use therewith
A video processing system includes a video encoder that encodes a video signal into a contiguous video stream having an independent portion and a dependent...
Weight generation method for multi-antenna communication systems utilizing
RF-based and baseband signal...
A method for processing communication signals is disclosed and may include, in a receiver and/or a baseband processor coupled to the receiver, the receiver...
Method and system for a sliding window phase estimator for wideband code
division multiple access (WCDMA)...
Aspects of a method and system for a sliding window phase estimator for wideband code division multiple access (WCDMA) automatic frequency correction are...
Detection and mitigation of temporary impairments in a communications
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting temporary high level impairments, such as noise or interference, for example, in a communications channel, and...
Initiation of a MIMO communication
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for initiating a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) communication. The method and apparatus includes...
Trellis decoder for decoding data stream including symbols coded with
multiple convolutional codes
A trellis decoder decodes a stream of encoded symbols, including symbols of a first type (e.g. symbols encoded with a first trellis code) and symbols of a...
Adaptive interference cancellation algorithm using speech mode dependent
Adaptive interference cancellation algorithm using speech mode dependent thresholds. A method of processing radio frequency (RF) bursts dependent on a speech...
System and method for hardware acceleration in a hybrid wired/wireless
local area network
Aspects of the invention may be found in a system and method for hardware acceleration in a hybrid wired/wireless local area network. In according with various...
Data rate management system and method for A/V decoder
Devices and methods are disclosed for managing an output of an output stream. One embodiment relates to a method of tracking an output of an A/V decoder. In...
High speed for digital video
Disclosed are various embodiments for displaying pictures at high speed. In one embodiment, a system includes a buffer for storing parameters associated with a...
Communication transceiver having a three-line balun with power amplifier
A balun that includes a first conductor, a second conductor, and a third conductor. The first conductor has a first length. The first conductor also has a first...
Closed loop surge protection technique for differential amplifiers
A differential amplifier with surge protection is described. The differential amplifier includes a first output driver device, a second output driver device, a...
Method and system for extending dynamic range of an RF signal
Aspects of a method and system for extending dynamic range of an RF signal are provided. In this regard, an amplitude signal that is representative of an...
Formulaic flexible collision-free memory accessing for parallel turbo
decoding with quadratic polynomial...
Formulaic flexible collision-free memory accessing for parallel turbo decoding with quadratic polynomial permutation (QPP) interleave. A means is presented by...
Reduced complexity ARP (almost regular permutation) interleaves providing
flexible granularity and parallelism...
Reduced complexity ARP (almost regular permutation) interleaves providing flexible granularity and parallelism adaptable to any possible turbo code block size....
Method and system for flexibly providing shared access to data pools
Herein described is a method and system for providing shared access to data residing within a data pool of a data storage device. Aspects of the invention...
Wireless connection integrated circuit (IC) having power island(s)
A radio frequency (RF) integrated circuit (IC) operable to support wireless communications is provided. In one embodiment, the RF IC includes an advanced...
Communication devices with integrated gyrators and methods for use
A device includes an on-chip gyrating circuit that generates a motion parameter based on motion of the device. An RF transceiver generates an outbound RF signal...
A/V control for a computing device with handheld and extended computing
An IC includes a microphone interface, a speaker interface, a baseband processing module, and RF section, a processing module, an on-chip to off-chip connector...
Method and system for bluetooth and FM radio communication
Frequency conversion methods and systems for Bluetooth and FM radio communication are provided. FM data may be received and/or transmitted via the FM radio and...
Method and system for a multistandard proxy
Aspects of a method and system for a multistandard proxy may include establishing a microwave communication link between a wireless portable storage device and...
Wireless communications device and integrated circuits with global
positioning and method for use therewith
A circuit includes a global positioning system (GPS) receiver that receives a GPS signal and that generates GPS position data based on the GPS signal. A...
Multi-protocol RF transceiver
A transceiver for a RFID reader and a transceiver for a RFID transponder (tag) allow communication between the two devices. The RFID reader utilizes an analog...
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...
RFID using an hybrid on-chip-off-chip transformer
A radio frequency identification (RFID) system includes an RFID reader and an RFID tag. The RFID reader is coupled to transmit first electromagnetic signal via...
Method and apparatus for adjusting reference oscillator frequency in a
mobile wireless device
A method and apparatus for using a conventional oscillator in a cellular telephone transceiver as a source of a reference signal for a GPS receiver. In one...
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...
RF integrated circuit with transmitter and multipurpose output ports and
methods for use therewith
An RF integrated circuit (IC) includes a first IC port for coupling a first transmit signal in a first frequency band to at least one external device and a...
Method and apparatus for co-location of two radio frequency devices
A method for avoiding signal interference between a first RF device and a second RF device is provided. The first and second RF devices are co-located and the...
Intra-device RF bus and control thereof
A device includes a first integrated circuit, a second integrated circuit and an RF bus controller. Each of the first and second ICs includes a radio frequency...
Reconfigurable MIMO transceiver and method for use therewith
A wireless transceiver includes a plurality of antennas. A plurality of signal recovery circuits generate a selected number of received signals from a first...
Systems, methods, and apparatus for real-time encoding
Presented herein are systems, methods, and apparatus for real-time high definition television encoding. In one embodiment, there is a method for encoding video...
Text recognition during video compression
A method for encoding an image of a video stream divided into macroblocks comprising determining a maximum of variance of luma blocks in a macroblock,...
Frequency hopping RF reception system with programmable antenna and
methods for use therewith
A (radio frequency) RF reception system includes an RF receiver that demodulates an RF signal at a sequence of selected carrier frequencies. A frequency hop...
Method and system for transparent TCP offload with transmit and receive
Certain aspects of a method and system for transparent transmission control protocol (TCP) offload with transmit and receive coupling are disclosed. Aspects of...
Method and apparatus for L3-aware switching in an ethernet passive optical
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs layer 3 (L3) aware switching in an Ethernet passive optical network (EPON) which...
Reconfiguration of a communication system
A communication system and method are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises a switch receiving information from at least one repeater for each...
Method and system for simplex or duplex transmission mode of an ethernet
link in an energy efficient network
Ethernet link partners within an Ethernet network, coupled via an Ethernet link comprising one or more channels may be configured to operate in simplex mode...
Utilizing a replacement pathway for lost packet delivery during media
reception in a set-top box (STB)
A replacement pathway in an STB is utilized to determine loss of packets and delivery error during reception of media broadcasts, and to retrieve replacement...
Graphics layer reduction for video composition
A method and system that blend graphics layers and a video layer. The graphics layers may be above and below the video layer, which may be a streaming video....
Access, monitoring, and control of appliances via a media processing
A device and method for accessing, monitoring, and controlling home appliances in a media exchange network by establishing a communication link between a...
Dual band antenna and methods for use therewith
A dual band antenna includes a far field antenna structure for facilitating the communication of first data with a remote device via far field signaling in a...
Method and system for voltage controlled oscillator impedance control to
optimize performance, efficiency, and...
Methods and systems for VCO impedance control to optimize performance, efficiency, and power consumption are disclosed and may include selectively coupling one...