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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8140113 High frequency signal combining March 20, 2012
An integrated circuit transmission system includes a dielectric substrate wave guide and first and second substrate antennas. A substrate transmitter is operable to produce an radio frequency (RF) signal, the RF signal having first and second components. A micro-strip resonator filter
8139749 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless t March 20, 2012
A packet-based, hierarchical communication system, arranged in a spanning tree configuration, is described in which wired and wireless communication networks exhibiting substantially different characteristics are employed in an overall scheme to link portable or mobile computing devi
8139667 Method and apparatus for estimating frequency offset and timing offset of one or more mobile sta March 20, 2012
A method and apparatus for estimating frequency offset and timing offset of a first Mobile Station (MS) in a communication system is provided. The method includes receiving a composite signal at a plurality of receiver antennas of a Base Transceiver Station (BTS). The composite signal
8139659 Multiple transmit antenna interleaver design March 20, 2012
An arrangement of interleavers allocates bits from an input symbol across sub-symbols transmitted via sub-carriers of multiple orthogonal frequency division multiplex (OFDM) carriers. The input bits are allocated in a fashion to provide separation across subcarriers, and rotation of
8139608 Method and apparatus optimizing a radio link March 20, 2012
Optimizing a radio link is done by acquiring at least OSI layer one and two performance measurements, determining an optimum setting collection for at least OSI layer three to a top layer, then configuring at least the OSI layer three to the top layer based upon the optimum setting c
8138839 Wideband CMOS gain stage March 20, 2012
A CMOS gain stage includes biasing circuitry configured to insure saturation of a subsequent stage without a source follower circuit. The CMOS gain stage is optionally powered by a supply voltage that is greater than a permitted supply voltage for a processes technology that is used
8138623 Integrated circuit with supply line intra-chip clock interface and methods for use therewith March 20, 2012
An integrated circuit includes a first circuit and a first power supply line for powering the first circuit. A first intra-chip clock interface generates a first clock signal on the first power supply line. A second power supply line is coupled to the first power supply line and further
8138608 Integrated circuit package substrate having configurable bond pads March 20, 2012
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for integrated circuit package substrates, integrated circuit packages, and processes for assembling the same, are provided. A substrate for a flip chip integrated circuit package includes a substrate body having opposing first and second surfaces. A
8136162 Intelligent network interface controller March 13, 2012
A network interface device includes a security database and a security services engine. The security database is configured to store patterns corresponding to predetermined malware. The security services engine is configured to compare data to be transmitted through a network to the
8136013 Burst error correction based on fire code March 13, 2012
According to an example embodiment, an apparatus may include logic. The apparatus may be configured to: determine, based on an error location polynomial, an error location syndrome corresponding to an actual location of a burst error in a data block; select a burst error pattern that
8135806 Virtual system configuration March 13, 2012
A method, system and apparatus for decoupling devices in a network for use by a system-wide application. The invention includes accumulating configuration information for the network, wherein the network includes a plurality of units, and each of the units includes a processor and at
8135430 Method and system for WCDMA power amplifier closed loop power control March 13, 2012
Methods and systems for WCDMA power amplifier closed loop power control are disclosed and may include determining a magnitude of an output RF signal generated by a power amplifier (PA), and configuring a gain of a PGA coupled to an input of the PA via closed-loop feedback to maintain a
8135367 Method and system for on-demand linearity in a receiver March 13, 2012
Aspects of a method and system for on-demand linearity in a receiver are provided. In this regard, in a receiver such as on-chip receiver, a strength of a signal received by one or more antennas may be measured and linearity of the receiver may be controlled in response to the measured
8135363 Method and system for an integrated circuit supporting auto-sense of voltage for drive strength March 13, 2012
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method for integrated circuit supporting auto-sense of voltage for drive strength adjustment. The method may comprise detecting an input voltage received at an auto-sense pad integrated on a mobile multimedia processing (MMP) chi
8135346 Method and system for a reduced USB polling rate to save power on a Bluetooth host March 13, 2012
A Bluetooth host in a normal mode is enabled to monitor activities at USB endpoints. A Bluetooth USB radio has one or more active Bluetooth connections with peer Bluetooth radios. When each of the Bluetooth connections is in sniff mode, the Bluetooth host enables cancellation of norm
8135340 Method and system for a configurable finite impulse response filter using a transmission line as March 13, 2012
Methods and systems for a configurable finite impulse response (FIR) filter using a transmission line as a delay line are disclosed and may include selectively coupling one or more taps of a multi-tap transmission line to configure delays for one or more finite impulse response (FIR)
8135096 Method and system for the extension of frequency offset estimation range based on correlation of March 13, 2012
Aspects of a method and system for the extension of frequency offset estimation range based on correlation of complex sequences may include partitioning each of a received sample sequence and a local replica sample sequence into three or more similar length contiguous sample sub-sequ
8135059 System for, and method of, processing quadrature amplitude modulated signals March 13, 2012
Analog signals encoded with quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) pass through a coaxial cable at a particular baud rate. These signals have a carrier frequency individual to the TV station being received. They are mixed with signals from a variable frequency oscillator to produce si
8135046 Method and apparatus for demultiplexing, merging, and duplicating packetized elementary stream/p March 13, 2012
Presented herein are system(s) for demultiplexing, merging, and duplicating packetized elementary stream/program stream/elementary stream data. In one embodiment, there is presented a system for processing data. The system comprises a first circuit and a memory. The first circuit rec
8135019 Mobile virtual LAN March 13, 2012
A communication system in which multiple protocols and proxy services are executed by an access point. In one embodiment of the invention, GVRP and GMRP registrations are combined in a single packet when a wireless device roams to a different VLAN. In addition, outbound GVRP and GMRP mul
8135016 System and method for identifying upper layer protocol message boundaries March 13, 2012
Systems and methods that identify the Upper Layer Protocol (ULP) message boundaries are provided. In one example, a method that identifies ULP message boundaries is provided. The method may include one or more of the following steps: attaching a framing header of a frame to a data payloa
8134640 Video processor architecture and method for frame rate conversion March 13, 2012
A video processor, upstream of a frame rate converter determines video attribute data. This attribute data is formatted and passed along a channel to the frame rate converter. The frame rate converter extracts the attribute data from the channel for use in frame rate conversion. The
8134513 Combined satellite and broadband access antennas using common infrastructure March 13, 2012
A method of installing multiple over-the-air antennas is disclosed. The method includes the steps of mounting a satellite antenna to a installation surface, such that the mounting allows the satellite antenna to be aimed at a satellite, attaching a broadband access antenna to one of
8134425 Method and system for filters embedded in an integrated circuit package March 13, 2012
Methods and systems for filters embedded in an integrated circuit package are disclosed and may include controlling filtering of signals within an integrated circuit via one or more filter components embedded within a multi-layer package bonded to the integrated circuit. The one or more
8132722 System and method for binding a smartcard and a smartcard reader March 13, 2012
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 traditional transactions such as at a brick and mortar retail store and a second set of credentials for use when performing a trans
8132084 Super block error correction code (ECC) adaptable to communication systems including hard disk d March 6, 2012
Super block error correction code (ECC) adaptable to communication systems including hard disk drives (HDDs) and other memory storage devices. A means is presented by which a number of blocks of information can be organized, with a degree of ECC provided thereto, and transmitted via
8131905 Dockable handheld computing device with graphical user interface and methods for use therewith March 6, 2012
A physical docking interface facilitates co-processing with an extended processing module of an extended computer unit in a physical docked mode, when the handheld computing unit is coupled to the extended computer unit via the physical docking interface. A quasi docking interface facili
8131302 Method and system for dynamically splitting jobs across multiple agnostic processors in wireless March 6, 2012
Dynamically splitting jobs in wireless system between agnostic processor may comprise evaluating a job that a wireless mobile communication device may be requested to perform. The wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may evaluate a requested job to determine if one or more tasks ma
8131247 Method and system for an intermediate frequency (IF) channel select filter with an integrated al March 6, 2012
An alternate adjacent channel interference (AACI) filter is integrated into an intermediate frequency (IF) channel select filter to filter received RF signals. The IF channel select filter is an IF staged structure comprising successive IF stages. Each of the successive IF stages is
8131244 Method and system for dynamically adjusting intermediate frequency (IF) and filtering for microw March 6, 2012
Certain aspects of a method and system for dynamically adjusting intermediate frequency (IF) and filtering in microwave circuits may include generating one or more intermediate frequency (IF) signals from one or more baseband signals and/or one or more radio frequency (RF) signals. T
8131221 Method and system for processing multipath signals to suppress interface utilizing a programmabl March 6, 2012
Multipath signals are processed to suppress interference utilizing a programmable interface suppression module. One or more circuits that are operable to retrieve at least a portion of stored data from a memory, wherein the stored data corresponds to signals received via a particular
8131220 Management unit for managing a plurality of multiservice communication devices March 6, 2012
A management unit manages a plurality of multiservice communication devices capable of communicating via a plurality of networks. The management unit includes a communication device interface for facilitating a bidirectional data communication with the plurality of multiservice commu
8131108 Method and system for dynamic contrast stretch March 6, 2012
Aspects of a system and method for processing an image are presented. The method may comprise stretching contrast of an input image based on a distribution of luma values for the input image and a distribution of luma values for a desired output image. The pixels below a specified le
8130885 Closed loop sub-carrier synchronization system March 6, 2012
A system and method for synchronizing sub-carriers in a signal processing system. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise method steps and structure that receive a sampled signal. Various aspects may produce a synchronization signal based on the sampled signal. Various
8130823 Channel adaptive video transmission system for use with layered video coding and methods for use March 6, 2012
A video transmission system includes a transceiver module that transmits a video signal to a remote device over at least one RF communications channel wherein the video signal is transmitted as at least one separate video layer stream chosen from, an independent video layer stream and at
8130786 Multi-rate backplane transceiver March 6, 2012
An apparatus is disclosed that includes first transceiver circuitry adapted for transmitting and receiving Ethernet data over a network using a first Ethernet communication protocol at a first data rate, second transceiver circuitry adapted for transmitting and receiving Ethernet dat
8130735 Method and system for a software defined power amplifier for multi-band, multi-standard applicat March 6, 2012
Methods and systems for a software defined power amplifier for multi-band, multi-standard applications are disclosed and may comprise configuring a single programmable output stage of a multi-band, multi-standard transmitter to handle transmission of a signal according to multiple wi
8130682 Assigning mobile users in a half-frequency division duplex (HFDD) system to uplink (UL) sub-fram March 6, 2012
Methods assigning mobile users in a half-frequency division duplex (HFDD) system to a first UL group and second UL group of an uplink (UL) sub-frame, and to a first DL group and a second DL group of a downlink (DL) sub-frame, wherein the UL sub-frame is assigned a first carrier frequ
8130670 Power consumption management in a MIMO transceiver and method for use therewith March 6, 2012
A mobile communication device includes a first wireless transceiver that receives a first inbound RF signal and that transmits a first outbound RF signal based on a first power supply signal. A second wireless transceiver receives a second inbound RF signal and that transmits a secon
8130659 RF transceiver system with adjustable transmission parameters and methods for use therewith March 6, 2012
A circuit includes a transceiver coupled to transmit an outbound signal in accordance with a plurality of transmit parameters to at least one remote station and receive an inbound signal from the at least one remote station. The transceiver detects a packet transmission failure, selects
8130648 Hierarchical queue shaping March 6, 2012
A network device and method include token buckets, each token bucket associated with one of clients and virtual ports and configured to process information based on a predefined bandwidth and a strict priority/weighted deficit round robin. A maximum rate shaper module and a minimum r
8130642 Downstream synchronous multichannels for a communications management system March 6, 2012
Downstream synchronous multichannel (DSSM) communications are provided among a plurality of carriers, each being a completely DOCSIS.TM. 2.0-compliant downstream. The synchronous multichannels support communications with both DSSM-capable communications nodes and non-DSSM-capable com
8130317 Method and system for performing interleaved to planar transformation operations in a mobile ter March 6, 2012
Methods and systems for performing interleaved to planar transformation operations in a mobile terminal having a video display are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include extracting similar color space components from a received block of interleaved YUV color space format video
8130051 Method and system for varactor linearization March 6, 2012
Aspects of a method and system for varactor linearization are provided. In this regard, a relationship between control voltage and capacitance of a variable capacitor may be controlled utilizing a plurality of bias voltages communicatively coupled to a corresponding plurality of bias
8129953 Power management unit for a wireless device March 6, 2012
A method and apparatus is disclosed to regulate an input voltage to provide a regulated output power. The regulated output power may include a smooth direct current (DC) component and an undesired alternating current (AC) component, the smooth DC component being an average of the reg
8127164 System and method for energy savings on a PHY/MAC interface for energy efficient ethernet February 28, 2012
A system and method for energy savings on a PHY/MAC interface for energy efficient Ethernet. Power savings for a PHY due to low-link utilization can also be realized in the higher layer elements that interface with the PHY. In one embodiment, subrating is implemented on a MAC/PHY interfa
8127015 Alerting system, architecture and circuitry February 28, 2012
A method for supporting ASF in an ASD using one or more embedded processors. In one aspect of the invention the method comprises accepting ASF related packets, examining the ASF related packets using a firmware routine running on the one or more embedded processors, and generating a
8126983 Method and system for distributed infrastructure for streaming data via multiple access points February 28, 2012
Methods and systems for distributed infrastructure for streaming data via multiple access points. Aspects of one method may include apportioning multimedia information among a plurality of transmitting devices based on feedback channel information received from a destination receiving de
8126948 Method and system for constant amplitude random sequence construction February 28, 2012
Aspects of a method and system for constant amplitude random sequence construction may include generating one or more real signal components via a random number generator, wherein each of the generated one or more real signal components may be subjected to an amplitude constraint. One
8126503 Dynamic MIMO resource allocation during a single communication February 28, 2012
A system and method for providing dynamic allocation of MIMO communication resources during a single communication. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise determining a first set of MIMO communication resources to utilize for communicating a first portion of a unit of
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