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System and method for enabling a dual-wire protocol
A system and method for enabling a dual-wire protocol (DWP). A low-power alternative to the single wire protocol (SWP) is provided that uses an extra wire. DWP...
Social device service and support via automatic group association
A social networking system offers a variety of device service and support functions via automated social network (SNET) group associations. Such functions can...
Identifying flows causing undesirable network events
A system and method to monitor network congestion is provided. The system includes a plurality of ingress, egress ports, and a plurality of queues coupled to...
OFDM or OFDMA signaling for ranging and data
A communication device is operative to generate and orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol that includes one or more data and ranging...
Power management in hybrid networks
Disclosed are various embodiments for power management in hybrid networks. In one embodiment, a network power manager is configured to manage power consumption...
Full bandwidth protection mechanism for co-existence of
single/multi-channel wide-bandwidth wireless systems
A technique to provide a protection mechanism, when operating over a plurality of channels in one's own BSS, to help avoid components in other BSSs from...
Peak to average power ratio (PAPR) reduction for repetition mode within
single user, multiple user, multiple...
Selective processing of one or more packets to be transmitted from a wireless communication device to another wireless communication device is effective to...
System and method for mitigating burst noise in a communications system
A system, method and computer program product is provided for mitigating the effects of burst noise on packets transmitted in a communications system. A...
Apparatus and method for generating RF without harmonic interference
A transmitter capable of operating according to a first standard that does not interfere with a nearby frequency generator operating according to a second...
Signal detection for optical transmitters in networks with optical
Signal detection for optical transmitters in networks with optical combining. Presented herein is a multi-faceted means for performing electrical to optical...
Wireless communication device with switched polarization and methods for
A wireless communication device includes a polarity setting module configured to set a plurality of polarity modes for the wireless communication with the...
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...
Multi-user null data packet (MU-NDP) sounding within multiple user,
multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless...
Multi-user null data packet (MU-NDP) sounding within multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications. Within communication systems including...
Coordinating transmissions of power line communication (PLC) devices
A system for coordinating transmissions of power line communication (PLC) devices may include a processor and a memory. The processor may be configured to...
Error correction coding across multiple channels in content distribution
Error correction coding across multiple channels is provided in multi-channel transmission systems. Specifically, redundancy is provided by selecting a portion...
Frame adaptive digital to analog converter and methods for use therewith
A digital to analog converter (DAC) includes a thermometer coder that generates a plurality of micro-current source analog controls on a frame-by-frame or...
Split-switcher voltage regulator architecture
A power management system that can include an application processor and a power management unit (PMU). The PMU can generate a regulated output voltage based on...
Limiting wireless power receiver voltage
Disclosed are various embodiments for controlling voltage in a wireless power receiver. A wireless power receiver may comprise an electromagnetic coil...
Smart power management system and related method
According to one disclosed embodiment, a smart power management system includes a power conversion unit having a communication module and a power management...
Phased array feeder (PAF) for point to point links
A point-to-point (PtP) communication system includes a near end antenna device configured to transmit a narrow antenna beam over a wireless link, and includes a...
Content addressable memory (CAM) device having substrate array line
A content addressable memory (CAM) device can include a plurality of CAM cells each formed within a cell area of a substrate. Each cell area can have a cell...
Microbump and sacrificial pad pattern
Embodiments described herein generally relate to connections for integrated circuit (IC) dies. For example, in an embodiment an integrated circuit (IC) die is...
Utilizing a gateway for brokering and/or arbitrating service consumption
A broadband gateway may provision services requested in a home network managed and/or serviced by the broadband gateway by a user associated with the broadband...
Method for saving power on multi-channel devices
A method for turning a multi-channel link into a power saving mode may include detecting one or more events including a drop in a data throughput of the...
Securing transmit openings
A technique for securing transmit opening helps enhance the operation of a station that employs the technique. The technique may facilitate low latency response...
Apparatus and method for peer discovery
There is provided a method, including: causing, by a second node, reception of a discovery message on a radio layer directly from a first node, wherein the...
Method and system for evaluating deployment of femtocells as part of a
Aspects of a method and system for evaluating deployment of femtocells as part of a cellular network are provided. In this regard, a communication device may be...
Direct communication among devices
Method, operation of a method, and a result of execution of computer program instructions embodied on a non-transitory computer readable memory in a mobility...
Integration of untrusted applications and frameworks with a secure
operating system environment
A set top box or like device utilizing trusted applications in conjunction with an untrusted software framework. In one implementation, trusted or certified...
Mobile payTV DRM architecture
A secure element operating in conjunction with a secure partition of a system-on-a-chip (SoC) having set top box (STB) functionality allows for digital rights...
Error concealment for MPEG decoding with personal video recording
Error concealment for motion picture expert group (MPEG) decoding with personal video recording functionality. Error concealment of MPEG data may take place...
Multiple protocol wireless communications in a WLAN
A method for multiple protocol wireless communications begins by determining protocols of wireless communication devices within a proximal region. The method...
Packet processing architecture
A method to process a packet is described herein. The method comprises receiving a packet including a header and a payload. The header is parsed using a packet...
Up-converter for ethernet physical layer
An interface device includes a first connector to connect to a port of a switch, where the switch sends data packets at a first rate and a second connector to...
Secure data transfer using random ordering and random block sizing
Encrypted information is conventionally broken into blocks which are transmitted sequentially. Because the order and the size of such blocks can be easily...
Phase alignment architecture for ultra high-speed data path
A phase alignment architecture enhances the performance of communication systems. The architecture aligns a divided clock (e.g., in differential Inphase (I) and...
Multiple level signaling for passive optical networks
A technique in which an outgoing signal is encoded to have multiple signal levels to modulate a light source, in which respective signal levels are indicative...
Method of aiding uplink beamforming transmission
A method of aiding uplink transmission is disclosed. One method includes a base station downlink transmitting signals to at least a first terminal, the...
Codebook subsampling for multi-antenna transmit precoder codebook
Embodiments provide approaches for sub-sampling a two-component precoder codebook to reduce the overhead associated with signaling the codebook in periodic...
Powerline modem device
A broadband powerline communications device includes a plug for connection to mains electrical wiring, a broadband powerline medium interface circuit for...
Leakage calibration for a frequency converter
Techniques are described for calibration of a frequency converter for reducing a leakage-based direct current component at an output of the frequency converter....
Digital frequency-locked loop with reference clock error detection
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for generating an output oscillating signal using an input oscillating signal that is subject to...
Digital class-D amplifier with analog feedback
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for detecting and suppressing analog error in an output stage of a digital class-D amplifier are described. In embodiments,...
Embedded flash memory
An embedded flash memory cell and a corresponding method for fabricating the embedded flash memory cell are disclosed. In some embodiments, the flash memory...
Entering a battery power down mode using over-the-air command for wireless
A wireless electronic device includes a rechargeable battery, a receiver, and a shut down module. The rechargeable battery is at least partially charged. The...
Dynamic power profiling
Aspects of dynamic power profiling are described herein. In various embodiments, a current sense operating mode is set for a current sense circuit, and the...
Mutual capacitance and magnetic field distribution control for
Magnetic field distribution and mutual capacitance control for transmission lines are provided. A first circuit board is fabricated by attaching a reference...
Method and apparatus for adjusting layer 3 filter coefficients
A UE configured to adjust a L3 filter coefficient, comprises initializing a first filter coefficient of a first filter and a second filter coefficient of a...
Multi-microphone source tracking and noise suppression
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for improved multi-microphone source tracking and noise suppression. In multi-microphone devices and systems,...
Integration of untrusted framework components with a secure operating
A set top box or like device incorporating an untrusted software framework as a client of a secure operating system kernel. The software framework may comprise,...