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US-7,782,855 Method and apparatus for the reduction of upstream request processing latency in a cable modem termination system
Upstream requests such a bandwidth requests, are processed by CMTS out of order on a priority basis to reduce latency in responding to the request. Specifically,...
US-7,782,850 MAC to PHY interface apparatus and methods for transmission of packets through a communications network
A system for serving an individual node in a shared communication network having a MAC layer and a PHY layer, the system being operative to interface between the...
US-7,782,776 Shared weighted fair queuing (WFQ) shaper
A network device includes a port, a buffer, a flow control module, and a service differentiation module. The port is configured to send and receive a packet,...
US-7,782,152 Monotonic frequency tuning technique for DCXO in cellular applications
A frequency tuning device for use in a crystal oscillator circuit includes a first fine tuning array of capacitors, a second fine tuning array of capacitors and...
US-7,782,145 Method and system for frequency tuning based on characterization of an oscillator
Aspects of a method and system for frequency tuning based on characterization of an oscillator are provided. In this regard, a frequency of an oscillator in an...
US-7,782,136 Digitally adjusted variable gain amplifier (VGA) using switchable differential pairs
A variable gain amplifier including a stage. The stage having a set of switchable differential pairs. The stage providing a gain range to a signal and adjusting...
US-7,782,127 Multi-mode reconstruction filter
A circuit (e.g., a reconstruction filtering circuit) may include a single operational amplifier (op-amp) that is arranged to receive a voltage input and that is...
US-7,782,094 Apparatus for sensing an output current in a communications device
Power over Ethernet (PoE) communication systems provide power and data communications over the same communications link, where a power source device (PSE)...
US-7,781,882 Low voltage drop and high thermal performance ball grid array package
An integrated circuit (IC) package is provided. The IC package includes a substantially planar substrate having a plurality of contact pads on a first surface...
US-7,781,841 System and method to reduce noise in a substrate
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in, for example, a system that reduces noise in a substrate of a chip and may comprise a substrate layer that...
US-7,781,266 Methods and apparatus for improved thermal performance and electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding in...
A method of assembling an IC device package is provided. A leadframe is formed. At least one IC die is attached to a die attach pad portion of the leadframe....
US-7,779,301 Computer chip set having on board wireless interfaces to support test operations
A method and apparatus are provided for an embedded wireless interface that is embedded in, for example, one of an input and output controller device for...
US-7,779,071 Enterprise wireless local area network switching system
A process of controlling a flow of data in a wireless network providing wireless access to the wireless network by wireless devices is disclosed. Data is...
US-7,778,829 Real time monitoring and control for audio devices
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to the real-time monitoring and control for audio devices. An apparatus may include a peripheral audio device...
US-7,778,617 Three stage algorithm for automatic gain control in a receiver system
In an embodiment, a receiver for processing a RF input signal having a variable signal strength includes an RF amplifier, an IF amplifier, and a controller. The...
US-7,778,601 Pairing modular wireless earpiece/microphone (HEADSET) to a serviced base portion and subsequent access thereto
The present invention provides a modular wireless headset to support voice communications when registered to a base unit. This modular wireless headset includes...
US-7,778,592 Downstream adaptive modulation in broadband communications system
A downstream adaptive modulation system and method. The downstream adaptive modulation system comprises a wireless access termination system and one or more...
US-7,778,373 Sampling rate mismatch solution
Methods and apparatuses for compensating for differences in communication system transmit and receive clock signal frequencies include buffer timing modification...
US-7,778,366 Wireless system having channel fading compensation using zero-forcing
A MISO wireless LAN includes multiple inputs and a single output. The present invention includes a method and apparatus of compensating for time sensitive or...
US-7,778,352 Digital compensation for nonlinearities in a polar transmitter
A polar transmitter includes a digital processor coupled to receive a complex modulated digital signal and a feedback signal produced from the complex modulated...
US-7,778,346 Upstream power cutback
An upstream signal power in a communication system is optimized. At least one system parameter is determined and a bits and gains table is modified. For example,...
US-7,778,333 Reduction of aggregate EMI emissions of multiple transmitters
A power efficient and reduced electromagnetic interference (EMI) emissions multi-transmitter system for unshielded twisted pair (UTP) data communication...
US-7,778,313 PHY control module for a multi-pair gigabit transceiver
A method for controlling operation of a multi-pair gigabit transceiver. The multi-pair gigabit transceiver comprises a Physical Layer Control module (PHY...
US-7,778,288 Symmetrical clock distribution in multi-stage high speed data conversion circuits
Provided is a high speed bit stream data conversion circuit that includes input ports to receive first bit streams at a first bit rate. Data conversion circuits...
US-7,778,286 Methods and systems for DSP-based receivers
Digital signal processing based methods and systems for receiving data signals include parallel receivers, multi-channel receivers, timing recovery schemes, and,...
US-7,778,254 Method for managing congestion in a network switch
A method for managing congestion in a stack of network switches includes the steps of receiving an incoming packet on a first port of a network switch for...
US-7,778,245 Method and apparatus for remapping module identifiers and substituting ports in network devices
A method of adjusting fields of a datagram in the handling of the datagram in a network device is disclosed. The method includes receiving a datagram, with the...
US-7,778,241 Apparatus and method for downstream power management in a cable system
An apparatus and method is disclosed to calculate the actual received desired channel power from the downstream transmit power of a Cable Modem Termination...
US-7,777,636 System and method for continual cable thermal monitoring using cable characteristic considerations in power...
A system and method for continual cable thermal monitoring using cable characteristic considerations in Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications. Cable heating in...
US-7,777,579 Local oscillation generator with mixer having reduced signal power consumption
According to one exemplary embodiment, a local oscillation generator includes a mixing stage for receiving a primary frequency and one of a number of related...
US-7,775,427 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...
US-7,774,634 Layer 2 power classification support for Power-over-Ethernet personal computing devices
A Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) communication system dynamically provides power and data communications over a communications link. In an enterprise environment made...
US-7,774,619 Secure code execution using external memory
New code routines for a secure system (e.g., a TPM) are stored in a memory (e.g., a flash memory) that is located external to the secure system. For example, a...
US-7,774,497 Apparatus and method for classifier identification
A method for classifying an incoming packet. The method includes maintaining a database associated with patterns of fields, where the fields can be network...
US-7,773,955 Radio frequency unit analog level detector and feedback control system
A Radio Frequency (RF) transceiver includes a baseband processor, a receiver section, and a transmitter section. The receiver section communicatively couples to...
US-7,773,754 Key management system and method
Methods and systems are disclosed for providing secured data transmission and for managing cryptographic keys. One embodiment of the invention provides secure...
US-7,773,741 Voice and data exchange over a packet based network with echo cancellation
A signal processing system which discriminates between voice signals and data signals modulated by a voiceband carrier. The signal processing system includes a...
US-7,773,690 Angle estimation for space-time block code (STBC) modulated signal
Angle estimation for modulated signal. A novel compensation technique is presented by which angle estimation may be performed for a modulated signal. More...
US-7,773,631 Specialized data transfer in a wireless communication system
A wireless communication system and method is provided for the transfer and processing of data in accordance with specialized data transfer protocols while...
US-7,773,565 MIMO wireless communication greenfield preamble formats
A method for multiple input multiple output wireless communication begins by determining protocols of wireless communication devices within a proximal region....
US-7,773,546 System and method for a software-based TCP/IP offload engine for digital media renderers
A method of receiving data from a first computing device to a second computing device through a network is disclosed. The transfer adheres to a packet-based...
US-7,773,511 Generic on-chip homing and resident, real-time bit exact tests
Details of media encoding and decoding devices which support generic homing sequences, and methods for operating such devices are disclosed. The use of generic...
US-7,773,021 High speed, low power all CMOS thermometer-to-binary demultiplexer
High speed, low power all CMOS thermometer-to-binary demultiplexer. A received signal undergoes digital sampling (e.g., as within an ADC) to generate a signal...
US-7,772,936 Polar feedback architecture
Polar feedback architecture. A polar modulator, as may be implemented within a transmitter module, of a communication device includes feedback. This feedback...
US-7,772,930 Calibration techniques for phase-locked loop bandwidth
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to calibration techniques for a phase-locked loop (PLL) bandwidth. According to an example embodiment, a calibration...
US-7,770,219 Method and system for using shared secrets to protect access to testing keys for set-top box
Certain aspects of a method and system for using shared secrets to protect the access of testing keys for a set-top box may comprise receiving within a security...
US-7,770,095 Request processing between failure windows
An apparatus and method are provided including a point-to-point cluster link configured to receive a data packet and determines a cyclic redundancy code check...
US-7,770,047 Apparatus and method to interface two different clock domains
A gearbox is placed between two clock domains to allow data to be transferred from one domain to the other. Although the two domains may operate at the same...
US-7,769,198 System, method, apparatus for repeating last line to scalar
Presented herein are video decoding system(s), method(s), and apparatus for repeating a last line to a scalar or compositor or capture. A first parameter is...
US-7,769,111 Detection of large carrier offsets using a timing loop
A method and apparatus for the detection and correction of large carrier offsets. A set of known correction carrier offsets are used to translate an input signal...
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