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Receiver with wide dynamic range and low power consumption
Some embodiments of the invention relate a circuit having a first and a second electrically connected voltage domains, respectively biased at different supply...
Technique to coordinate activities between a content device and a wireless
device based on context awareness
A content device such as a digital video recorder may be coupled to a television and a viewer of the television may receive an incoming call on a wireless...
Cryptographic key generation using a stored input value and a stored count
Embodiments of an invention for cryptographic key generation using a stored input value and a stored count value have been described. In one embodiment, a...
System, method, and device to distribute accurate synchronization
timestamps in an expandable and timing...
Techniques are described to provide a device and network of devices that collect distributed coordinated timestamps from distributed time counters in a...
Techniques for storing and retrieving pixel data
Techniques are described that can be used to store macroblocks to memory and retrieve macroblocks from memory. In some cases, macroblocks can be stored in...
Enhanced carrier sensing for multi-channel operation
In various embodiments, a multi-channel request-to-send and a multi-channel clear-to-send may be used in a wireless communications network to assure that a...
Wireless clone mode display
Wireless sinks, such as displays, may receive wirelessly transmitted audio/video information in clone mode. In one embodiment, the same audio/video stream may...
Bit based fuse repair
In accordance with some embodiments, instead of providing replacement rows, an area within a fuse array may be reserved for storing addresses of bits that are...
SRAM bit-line and write assist apparatus and method for lowering dynamic
power and peak current, and a dual...
Described is an apparatus comprising a plurality of memory arrays, local write assist logic units, and read/write local column multiplexers coupled together in...
Low power phase change memory cell
A memory may include two electrodes and phase change material having an amorphous reset state and a partially crystalized set state, coupled between the two...
Stacked memory with interface providing offset interconnects
Dynamic operations for operations for a stacked memory with interface providing offset interconnects. An embodiment of memory device includes a system element...
On-chip diffraction grating prepared by crystallographic wet-etch
Methods of forming microelectronic structures are described. Embodiments of those methods may include forming a photomask on a (110) silicon wafer substrate,...
Five-dimensional occlusion queries
A standard occlusion query (OQ) may be generalized to five dimensions, which can be used for motion blurred, defocused, occlusion culling. As such, the...
Digital signature collection and authentication
A digital signature collection and authentication system includes an ink pen having an ultrasonic transmitter that transmits ultrasonic energy to a plurality of...
Bipolar time-to-digital converter
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide bipolar time-to-digital conversion. For example, either a positive time duration or a negative...
TEM mode transmission line comprising a conductor line mounted in a three
sided open groove and method of...
Method of manufacturing a transmission line including the steps:--forming an element with at least one longitudinal groove on a surface of the element, the...
Interference resistant local oscillator
With some embodiments, a VCO (voltage controlled oscillator) operates at an integer multiple (N) above a desired transmission frequency. In accordance with one...
Solution to deal with die warpage during 3D die-to-die stacking
A method including forming a contact pad array on an integrated circuit substrate, the contact pad array including a first plurality of contact pads and a...
Tungsten salicide gate source for vertical NAND string to control on
current and cell pillar fabrication
A non-volatile memory device and a method for forming the non-volatile memory device are disclosed. During fabrication of the memory device, a tungsten salicide...
Self-aligned insulating etchstop layer on a metal contact
A semiconductor device comprising a substrate having a transistor that includes a metal gate structure; a first oxide layer formed over the substrate; a silane...
Embedded semiconductive chips in reconstituted wafers, and systems
A reconstituted wafer includes a rigid mass with a flat surface and a base surface disposed parallel planar to the flat surface. A plurality of dice are...
Laser ablation tape for solder interconnect formation
A tape capable of laser ablation may be used in the formation of microelectronic interconnects, wherein the tape may be attached to bond pads on a...
Non-uniform battery cell
An apparatus is provided that includes a two or more cell elements stacked internally to create a single cell with a non-uniform height. A first bus bar may...
Dynamic insertion of personalized content in online game scenes
Apparatus, systems and methods for the dynamic insertion of personalized content in online game scenes are disclosed. In one implementation, a content engine...
Provisioning, upgrading, and/or changing of hardware
In some embodiments a secure permit request to change a hardware configuration is created. The secure permit request is sent to a remote location, and a permit...
Digital rights management (DRM) locker
Methods, apparatuses and storage medium associated digital rights management (DRM) using DRM locker is disclosed herein. In embodiments, a DRM locker is...
Method, apparatus and system for controlling access to computer platform
A manageability engine, and/or operations thereof, for controlling access to one or more resources of a computer device. In an embodiment, the manageability...
Method and apparatus for channel surfing through multiple sources based on
A method and apparatus for channel surfing through multiple sources based on user-definable preferences includes accessing a user-definable preferences list...
Combined virtual graphics device
A system comprises a guest graphics subsystem with a combined virtual graphics device that combines underlying emulated virtual graphics device and virtual...
Selective error correction in memory to reduce power consumption
Embodiments of apparatus, methods, systems, and devices are described herein for selective error correction in memory with multiple operation modes. In various...
Method and apparatus for thermal sensitivity based dynamic power control
of a processor
A method and system provides dynamic power control based on thermal sensitivity of a processor system. The method and system includes a circuit that reduces the...
Optimizing power usage by factoring processor architectural events to PMU
A method and apparatus to monitor architecture events is disclosed. The architecture events are linked together via a push bus mechanism with each architectural...
Apparatus and method for controlling transfer of power between energy
storage devices through a converter
A power manager includes a converter and a controller. The converter is coupled between first and second energy storage devices, and the controller controls...
Dynamic selection of execution stage
Methods and apparatus relating to dynamic selection of execution stage are described. In some embodiments, logic may determine whether to execute an instruction...
Scatter-gather intelligent memory architecture for unstructured streaming
data on multiprocessor systems
A scatter/gather technique optimizes unstructured streaming memory accesses, providing off-chip bandwidth efficiency by accessing only useful data at a fine...
Storage device trimming
In an embodiment, a command that specifies a logical block to trim in a storage device is acquired. An entry in a logical-to-physical address (L2P) table that...
Emulation of an input/output advanced programmable interrupt controller
Embodiments of systems, apparatuses, and methods for emulating an input/output Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller are disclosed. In one embodiment, an...
Electronic personal advocate
According to various aspects of the present disclosure, a system and associated method and functions to anticipate a need of a user are disclosed. In some...
Demand based USB proxy for data stores in service processor complex
A method, apparatus, system, and computer program product for secure server system management. A payload containing system software and/or firmware updates is...
Event data recording for vehicles
In accordance with some embodiments, in response to the detection of a particular event, an event data recorder may enter a secure mode. In the secure mode,...
Packet streaming service capability exchange for enhanced peripheral
Systems and techniques for packet streaming service capability exchange for enhanced peripheral device support are described herein. A profile difference may be...
Servers, communication devices, methods for controlling a server, and
methods for controlling a communication...
A server may be provided. The server may include: an association circuit configured to associate with a first address according to a first address scheme...
Dynamic RFI detection
Provided herein are different embodiments for performing radio frequency interference (RFI) detection in electronic devices such as mobile computing systems.
Device, system and method of combining received wireless communication
Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of combining received wireless communication signals. For example, a device may include a...
Maximizing data rate by adjusting codes and code rates
The present invention provides for making code rate adjustments and modulation type adjustments in a pseudonoise (PN) encoded CDMA system. Coding rate...
Receiver circuit and method for detecting data
A method includes a first step of receiving a signal on the basis of a mobile communications standard supporting multiple predefined modulation alphabets and a...
Devices for synchronizing a communication end device with a base station,
methods for synchronizing a...
In an aspect of this disclosure, a device for synchronizing a communication end device with a base station may be provided. The device may include: a primary...
Methods and circuits for determining feedback information
A method includes receiving at a circuit an information on a partitioned time interval wherein the partitioned time interval includes a first time element and a...
Method for improving bandwidth in stacked memory devices
Apparatus and methods of increasing the data rate and bandwidth of system memory including stacked memory device dice. The system memory includes a memory...
A digital signal processor 1 is provided for performing digital image processing operations such as forward texture mapping. A first logic unit 21 receives...