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US-8,924,207 Method and apparatus for transcoding audio data
A method and apparatus for transcoding audio data. The method includes determining if AAC joint stereo exists, running a reference AC-3 rematrixing when the AAC...
US-8,924,155 System and method for access point based positioning
Apparatus and methods for scanning for access points (APs) for wireless local area network (WLAN) positioning. In one embodiment a wireless device includes a...
US-8,923,791 RFID transponder and method for operating the same
An RFID transponder having an analog front end receiver having an attenuator coupled to receive an RF-signal from an antenna and to attenuate the RF-signal, an...
US-8,923,416 Symbol-level repetition coding in power line communications
Systems and methods for implementing symbol-level repetition coding in power line communications (PLC) are described. In some embodiments, these systems and...
US-8,923,407 Sample adaptive offset (SAO) parameter signaling
A method for sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering and SAO parameter signaling in a video encoder is provided that includes determining SAO parameters for...
US-8,923,388 Early stage slice cap decision in video coding
A method for making a slice cap decision during encoding of a video sequence in a video encoding pipe is provided that includes determining a prediction mode...
US-8,923,362 Wireless communications system with secondary synchronization code based on values in primary synchronization code
A wireless communication system. The system comprises transmitter circuitry (BST1), the transmitter circuitry comprising encoder circuitry (50) for transmitting...
US-8,923,017 Power converter implementing frequency smearing
The present invention relates to a power converter (90) and a method of operating same. There are numerous advantages to operating power converters using a...
US-8,922,267 Electronic device and method for kickback noise reduction of switched capacitive loads and method of operating...
An electronic device which includes a first stage having an input capacitance, a switch, a buffer and a second stage having an input sensitive to charge...
US-8,922,255 PWM controller with drive signal on current sensing pin
A PWM modulator as might be used in a power converter, a drive signal will be generated on an output pin of an integrated circuit PWM controller device which is...
US-8,922,189 Controlled on-time buck PFC
An apparatus for generating an output voltage from an input voltage is provided. The apparatus comprises a switch that receives the input voltage, an inductor...
US-8,922,147 Quiet motor control system
A quiet motor control system is described. This system digitally determines modulated voltages applied to motor phases in a manner that compensates for winding...
US-8,920,326 Cancellation of products generated by harmonics of a square wave used in square-wave mixing
A mixer circuit includes three square wave mixers and a combiner. A first square wave mixer in the circuit multiplies an input signal with a first square wave....
US-8,918,688 Gating WSP capture and TAP ShiftDR with TAP IR enable
In a first embodiment a TAP 318 of IEEE standard 1149.1 is allowed to commandeer control from a WSP 202 of IEEE standard P1500 such that the P1500 architecture,...
US-8,918,687 IC clock doubler output gated to multiplexer and output buffer
The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for providing a shadow access port within a device. The shadow access port is accessed to perform...
US-8,918,549 Robust cable-type detection for USB power delivery
A system and method for detecting a USB cable-type. A USB PD device configured at a near end of a USB cable is configured to (i) receive and process a signal...
US-8,918,445 Circuit which performs split precision, signed/unsigned, fixed and floating point, real and complex multiplication
An integrated multiplier circuit that operates on a variety of data formats including integer fixed point, signed or unsigned, real or complex, 8 bit, 16 bit or...
US-8,917,899 Methods and systems for watermarking digital media
A system is provided that includes a processor and a network interface coupled to the processor. The system also includes a system memory coupled to the...
US-8,917,756 Wireless communications system with secondary synchronization code based on values in primary synchronization code
A wireless communication system. The system comprises transmitter circuitry (BST1), the transmitter circuitry comprising encoder circuitry (50) for transmitting...
US-8,916,934 Bi-directional electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit
A structure is designed with an external terminal (100) and a reference terminal (102). A first transistor (106) is formed on a substrate. The first transistor...
US-8,916,427 FET dielectric reliability enhancement
A semiconductor device may be formed by forming a silicon-containing gate dielectric layer over a semiconductor layer. A gate metal layer is formed over the...
US-8,916,408 Leadframe-based premolded package having air channel for microelectromechanical system (MEMS) device
A low-cost microelectromechanical system (MEMS) device has a mass-produced carrier fabricated as a pre-molded leadframe so that the space of the leadframe...
US-8,915,148 Motion conversion system
A motion conversion system is described. The motion conversion system comprises a first torsional member operative for rotating in a first direction. A second...
US-RE45,299 Receiving a pilot design and channel estimation
A receiver in an OFDM based communication system is adapted to perform channel estimation using a received reference signal transmitted from at least one...
US-8,914,234 Calibrating a tightly-coupled GNSS/MU integration filter
Embodiments of the invention provide methods of calibrating a blending filter based on extended Kalman filter (EKF), which optimally integrates the IMU...
US-8,913,748 Methods to improve bluetooth low energy performance
An expanded sequence number is added to PDUs in a Bluetooth.RTM. low energy system. The expanded sequence number provides more accurate identification of the...
US-8,913,495 Flow control for powerline communications
A method of powerline communications in a powerline communications (PLC) network including a first node and at least a second node. The first node transmits a...
US-8,912,810 Contactor with multi-pin device contacts
A contactor assembly for automated testing a device under test (DUT) that includes a plurality of separate electrodes including a first electrode includes a...
US-8,912,637 Self-adhesive die
A method and apparatus for enhancing the thermal performance of semiconductor packages effectively. The concept of this invention is to provide silicon...
US-8,912,076 Crack deflector structure for improving semiconductor device robustness against saw-induced damage
An integrated circuit containing a crack deflecting scribe seal which separates an interior region of the integrated circuit from a scribeline immediately...
US-8,910,369 Fabricating a power supply converter with load inductor structured as heat sink
A method for fabricating a power supply converter comprises a load inductor wrapped by a metal sleeve structured to transform the inductor into a heat sink...
US-8,910,003 Controller circuitry with state machines, address store/compare, and shift register
An address and command port interface selectively enables JTAG TAP domain operations and Trace domain operations within an IC. The port carries TMS and TDI...
US-8,908,412 Array architecture for reduced voltage, low power, single poly EEPROM
An Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM) memory array (FIG. 7) is disclosed. The memory array includes a plurality of memory cells...
US-8,908,063 Method and apparatus for a time-of-flight sensor with charge storage
A time-of-flight sensor device includes analog memory to store one or more sets of charges associated with a time-of-flight image frame captured by a...
US-8,907,965 Clipping a known range of integer values using desired ceiling and floor values
An aspect of the present invention clips a sequence of data values within a known range (defined by a set of integer values) by a ceiling value and a floor...
US-8,907,794 Cryptographic lock, method of operation thereof and secure container employing the same
Various cryptographic locks for securing assets, secure containers and methods of operating a cryptographic lock. One embodiment of a cryptographic lock...
US-8,907,611 Method and apparatus for space vector pulse width modulation of a three-phase current construction with single...
A method for driving a motor having a plurality of phases is provided. Initially, first, second, and third intervals for a pulse width modulation (PWM) period...
US-8,907,446 Integrated circuit structure with capacitor and resistor and method for forming
An integrated circuit structure with a metal-to-metal capacitor and a metallic device such as a resistor, effuse, or local interconnect where the bottom plate...
US-8,906,770 Semiconductor structure that reduces the effects of gate cross diffusion and method of forming the structure
Gate cross diffusion in a semiconductor structure is substantially reduced or eliminated by forming multiple n-type gate regions with different dopant...
US-8,904,260 Robust hamming code implementation for soft error detection, correction, and reporting in a multi-level cache...
The invention is a memory system having two memory banks which can store and recall with memory error detection and correction on data of two different sizes....
US-8,904,249 At speed testing of high performance memories with a multi-port BIS engine
A programmable Built In Self Test (BIST) system used to test embedded memories where the memories may be operating at a clock frequency higher than the...
US-8,904,115 Cache with multiple access pipelines
Parallel pipelines are used to access a shared memory. The shared memory is accessed via a first pipeline by a processor to access cached data from the shared...
US-8,904,110 Distributed user controlled multilevel block and global cache coherence with accurate completion status
This invention permits user controlled cache coherence operations with the flexibility to do these operations on all levels of cache together or each level...
US-8,903,706 System for embedded microcontroller and method
The invention is system for emulating a target application comprises a computer, and a capsular including a microcontroller, a programmable non-volatile memory,...
US-8,903,479 Real time QRS duration measurement in electrocardiogram
ECG data may be processed in a mobile device by receiving a stream of filtered ECG data samples comprising PQRST pattern cycles. An R point of a PQRST pattern...
US-8,903,196 Video presentation at fractional speed factor using time domain interpolation
This invention involves time domain interpolation of video signals. In order to adjust the presentation speed of a video data stream, a plurality of video...
US-8,903,119 Use of three-dimensional top-down views for business analytics
A method of analyzing a depth image in a digital system is provided that includes detecting a foreground object in a depth image, wherein the depth image is a...
US-8,902,930 Hybrid communication networks
Systems and methods for designing, using, and/or implementing hybrid communication networks are described. In various embodiments, these systems and methods may...
US-8,902,925 Forward error correction decoder
A method for determining an initial alignment for a frame of input data is provided. A frame for the input data is set, and the frame is synchronized....
US-8,902,922 Unified programmable interface for real-time Ethernet
This invention is a low level programmable logic that can communicate with Media Independent Interface (MII) (Ethernet) interface in a highly configurable...
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