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Adaptive filtering for bit-depth scalable video codec
Adaptive filtering may be used to increase the quality of tone mapped, baseline layer encoded information. As a result, scalable video codecs may be implemented...
Apparatus and method for computer controlled call processing applications
in packet switched telephone networks
A method is presented comprising transmitting, from an application computer communicably connected to a call controller which is connected to a data network,...
Adaptive puncturing technique for multicarrier systems
Various embodiments are described for adaptive puncturing techniques. An adaptive bit loading block may select different modulation schemes and puncturing...
Overheat detection in thermally controlled devices
Systems and methods of overheat detection provide for generating a control signal on a die containing a processor based on an internal temperature of the...
Smart display device for independent living care
A wireless contextual prompting device provides contextual (context-aware) prompting in the home for applications such as Activities of Daily Living (ADL)...
Apparatus and methods of forming an interconnect between a workpiece and
Embodiments of an apparatus and methods of forming interconnect between a workpiece and substrate and its application to packaging of microelectronic devices...
Barrier layer for fine-pitch mask-based substrate bumping
A structure that may be used in substrate solder bumping comprises a substrate (110), a solder resist layer (120) disposed over the substrate, a plurality of...
Field effect transistor with narrow bandgap source and drain regions and
method of fabrication
A transistor having a narrow bandgap semiconductor source/drain region is described. The transistor includes a gate electrode formed on a gate dielectric layer...
Extreme high mobility CMOS logic
A CMOS device includes a PMOS transistor with a first quantum well structure and an NMOS device with a second quantum well structure. The PMOS and NMOS...
Method of forming a pattern on a work piece, method of shaping a beam of
electromagnetic radiation for use in...
A method of forming a pattern (700) on a work piece (1260) includes placing a pattern mask (1210) over the work piece, placing an aperture (100, 500, 600, 1220)...
Linking to video information
A system enables dynamic linking between a variety of video formats including television broadcasts, web pages, and video displays which are stored on magnetic...
Filtering of performance monitoring information
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving a signal in a filter register of a performance monitor from an execution unit to enable...
Changing a scheduler in a virtual machine monitor
Machine-readable media, methods, and apparatus are described to change a first scheduler in the virtual machine monitor. In some embodiments, a second scheduler...
Uniform storage device access using partial virtual machine executing
within a secure enclave session
In a computing system having a processor package, an operating system, and a physical I/O device, a partial virtual machine is provided to instantiate a virtual...
Unwind information for optimized programs
Analyzing a first binary version of a program and unwind information associated with the first binary version of the program, performing optimization on the...
Personal information device on a mobile computing platform
A method and apparatus for integrating a personal information device (PID) on a mobile computer that includes activating a first mode to display data...
Wave-modulated switching frequency voltage regulator
A method and apparatus for a wave-modulated switching frequency voltage regulator VR are described. In one embodiment, a controller dynamically adjusts a phase...
Method and apparatus with chipset-based protection for local and remote
authentication of booting from...
Method and apparatus enabling a computing system to deter or thwart unauthorized boot-up from peripheral devices are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, a...
Method and apparatus for registering agents onto a virtual machine monitor
A method for managing an agent includes verifying an integrity of the agent in response to a registration request. Memory protection is provided for the agent...
Transactional memory in out-of-order processors
Methods and apparatus to provide transactional memory execution in out-of-order processors are described. In one embodiment, a stored value corresponds to the...
Transactional memory virtualization
Methods and apparatus to provide transactional memory execution in a virtualized mode are described. In one embodiment, data corresponding to a transactional...
Network access control for many-core systems
In a processor based system comprising a plurality of logical machines, selecting a logical machine of the system to serve as a host; the host communicating...
Method and apparatus for load balancing
A method and apparatus is provided in which a multi-site load balancing system directs a client to a site best able to respond to the client's request based on...
Cluster-based fingerprinting algorithms
Methods and apparatus to provide cluster-based fingerprinting algorithms are described. In one embodiment, m closest fingerprints from k fingerprints are...
Filtering using impedance translator
This disclosure relates to low noise amplifiers (LNAs) and more particularly to LNAs integrated on integrated circuit (IC) chips along with radio frequency (RF)...
Polar modulator with signed amplitude reducing phase transitions
A polar modulator including a signal converter configured to provide a phase signal and an amplitude signal based on at least one received signal is disclosed....
Power-scavenging receiver to generate a signal to be used to control
Methods and apparatuses for selectively powering an electronic device based on signals from a power-scavenging receiver circuit.
Detection and compensation of discontinuities in data stream
In one embodiment of the invention, a method includes receiving a video stream that includes a temporal discontinuity. Checkpoints are distributed in a...
Method and apparatus for securing devices in a network
An access point receives a notification (or advertisement) from a device, which lacks a service. The access point adds the service to the notification, and...
Redundant multicast service in wireless network
In a wireless network in which the base station has full duplex capability (can transmit on the downlink channel and simultaneously receive on the uplink...
Channel aware multiple user MIMO scheme unified with single user closed
A base station is capable of unifying a single-user MIMO scheme with a multi-user MIMO scheme by receiving a Rank-1 CQI values from one or more subscriber...
Omnidirectional wideband antenna
An antenna may comprise a first loop, a second loop, and a third loop, which are arranged to have a common intersection point on an axis that is common to the...
Method of forming high-k dual dielectric stack
The present invention discloses a method including: providing a Group III-V component semiconductor material; forming a first layer over a surface of the Group...
Adhesion and electromigration performance at an interface between a
dielectric and metal
Interconnect structures having improved adhesion and electromigration performance and methods to fabricate thereof are described. A tensile capping layer is...
End functionalization of carbon nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes may be selectively opened and their exposed ends functionalized. Opposite ends of carbon nanotubes may be functionalized in different fashions...
Miniature chemical analysis system
An apparatus, according to one aspect, may include a chromatograph and a bulk acoustic resonator. The chromatograph may include a channel that is defined at...
Platform power management based on latency guidance
Embodiments of a system for receiving power management guidelines from a first plurality of components of a system, and developing a power management policy to...
Transaction based shared data operations in a multiprocessor environment
The apparatus and method described herein are for handling shared memory accesses between multiple processors utilizing lock-free synchronization through...
Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in a memory bus
interface by selectively disabling and...
A technique includes amplifying data signals from a memory bus interface. The amplified data signals are sampled, and the amplifier is selectively disabled in...
Probing analog signals
A device, comprising a monitoring slicer adapted to repeatedly sample an internal analog signal to provide a sequence of digital outputs indicating a result of...
Device, system, and method of power saving in wireless network
Device, system, and method of power saving in wireless network. For example, a method includes: receiving from a wireless access point a wireless communication...
Radio frequency communication devices and methods
One embodiment relates to a radio frequency (RF) communication device. The RF communication device includes a coupler having a plurality of ports and an...
Broadcast channel estimator
A communication system comprises a receiver, which may generate broadcast coefficients that represent the characteristics of a channel using the channel...
HARQ supported client relay protocol
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, in a HARQ supported client relaying wireless network, if the intended client subscriber station is able to...
Random access request extension for an additional resource request
Methods and apparatuses enable sending a fast access request in a preamble of a random access request. The fast access request provides for an uplink assignment...
Transmission of system configuration information in mobile WiMAX systems
The particular frame in a super-frame using orthogonal frequency division multiple access techniques will contain system configuration information in the...
Network adapter with TCP support
In general, in one aspect, described herein is a request to offload at least one TCP operation including offload of TCP transmit flow control. Also described is...
Methods of fabricating robust integrated heat spreader designs and
structures formed thereby
Methods and associated structures of forming an indium containing solder material directly on an active region of a copper IHS is enabled. A copper indium...
Stress sensor for in-situ measurement of package-induced stress in
A stress sensor is disclosed herein. The stress sensor includes a plurality of carbon nanotubes in a substrate, and first and second contacts electrically...
Selective spacer formation on transistors of different classes on the same
A method of selectively forming a spacer on a first class of transistors and devices formed by such methods. The method can include depositing a conformal first...