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Firewall/isolation cells for ultra low power products
In an integrated circuit (IC) may have several functional blocks adapted to be inactivated independently from each other. At least one firewall cell may be...
Methods and apparatuses for reducing step loads of processors
Methods and apparatuses for reducing step loads of processors are disclosed. Method embodiments comprise examining a number of instructions to be processed by a...
Power reduction for system on chip
Disclosed herein are SOC devices with peripheral units having power management logic.
Comparing text strings
A shorter and a longer text string may be compared. Instead of simply comparing the characters only one character at a time, more than one character can be...
Register set used in multithreaded parallel processor architecture
A parallel hardware-based multithreaded processor. The processor includes a general purpose processor that coordinates system functions and a plurality of...
Efficient usage of last level caches in a MCMP system using application
This disclosure presents an architectural mechanism which allows a caching bridge to efficiently store data either inclusively or exclusively based upon...
Technique for using memory attributes
A technique for using memory attributes to relay information to a program or other agent. More particularly, embodiments of the invention relate to using memory...
A cache architecture to increase communication throughput and reduce stalls due to coherence protocol dependencies. More particularly, embodiments of the...
In-memory, in-page directory cache coherency scheme
In an embodiment, the method provides receiving a memory access request for a demanded cache line from a processor of a plurality of processors; accessing...
Providing application-level information for use in cache management
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for associating a first identifier with data stored by a first agent in a cache line of a cache to...
Apparatus and method for incremental package deployment
A method and apparatus for incremental package deployment are described. In one embodiment, the method includes the redirection of disk input/output (I/O)...
Link level retry scheme
A link layer system is provided. The link layer system a first link layer control module and a retry queue for storing a transmitted data packet. The retry...
Wake-on-WLAN for stationary wireless stations
Stationary wireless network stations are woken up using Wake-on-WLAN functionality. Wake-on-WLAN is provided by paging stations in a wireless network. Paging...
Method and apparatus for optical signaling
A method and apparatus for optical signaling. In one embodiment, a laser driver converts a digital voltage sequence to a current signal having a bias mode...
Unified optical connector architecture
A system, device, and method are disclosed. In one embodiment the system includes an optical link and a peripheral device optically coupled to the optical link....
Blind-mate optical connector for server remote memory application
Blind-made optical connectors may not be robust and tend to be very sensitive to dust. Accordingly, a floating barrel blind mate optical connector is described...
Speeding up Galois Counter Mode (GCM) computations
Methods and apparatus to speed up Galois Counter Mode (GCM) computations are described. In one embodiment, a carry-less multiplication instruction may be used...
Systems and methods for data recovery in an input circuit receiving
digital data at a high rate
Embodiments include systems and methods for recovery of data from an incoming digital data stream. Embodiments comprise a fine tracking loop to track the data...
Quad rate transmitter equalization
An integrated circuit includes current mode drivers that provide equalized outputs. A parallel-to-serial converter circuit receives data at less than one fourth...
Starvation prevention scheme for a fixed priority PCE-express arbiter with
grant counters using arbitration pools
Method and apparatus for arbitrating prioritized cycle streams in a manner that prevents starvation. High priority and low priority arbitration pools are...
Modular interconnect structure
Some embodiments of the invention include an interconnect structure to transfer data among a plurality of devices. The interconnect structure includes a...
Memory systems with memory chips down and up
In some embodiments, a system includes a memory controller chip, memory chips on a first substrate, and a module connector. A first group of conductors is...
Cleaning friendly camera privacy feature
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, an appliance having a camera and camera window may include a shutter puck slidably disposed in a slot in...
Audio-based attention grabber for imaging devices
A digital imaging device such as a digital camera or a video camera may include the capability to store audio files. These audio files may be generated under...
Diffuse photon map decomposition for parallelization of global
A given computer graphics scene may be rendered as a set of triangles. A set of photons may be distributed over the scene, and a number of steps may be...
High-contrast laser mark on substrate surfaces
As part of a first configured laser operation, a smooth, more reflective marking area is formed at a surface of a substrate (e.g., integral heat spreader, or...
Multimode signaling on decoupled input/output and power channels
A multimode system with at least two end points may include a multimode signaling path that, in some embodiments, is a multimode cable or a multimode board and...
Integrated capacitors in package-level structures, processes of making
same, and systems containing same
An article includes a top electrode that is embedded in a solder mask. An article includes a top electrode that is on a core structure. A process of forming the...
Floating gate structures
Floating gate structures are generally described. In one example, an electronic device includes a semiconductor substrate, a tunnel dielectric coupled with the...
Dielectric interface for group III-V semiconductor device
A Group III-V Semiconductor device and method of fabrication is described. A high-k dielectric is interfaced to a confinement region by a chalcogenide region.
Unified retention mechanism for CPU/socket loading and thermal solution
An apparatus for removably retaining an IC package in engagement with a socket such that the contacts of both the IC package and the socket are properly engaged...
RDMA (remote direct memory access) data transfer in a virtual environment
In an embodiment, a method is provided. In an embodiment, the method provides determining that a message has been placed in a send buffer; and transferring the...
Automation tool for application installations
Methods, apparatuses, articles, and systems for identifying, by a state machine, a first module installation of a first module of a plurality of modules of one...
Method and system for firmware image size reduction
Embodiments described herein disclose the use of a compiler pre-processing component for the optimization of a firmware image so that it can be made to take up...
Booting with sub socket partitioning
A method of booting up a computer system comprising a first multi-cored processor comprising a first plurality of cores and a second multi-cored processor...
The subject mater herein relates to data processing and, more particularly, to encryption acceleration. Various embodiments herein provide devices and systems...
Instant on video
In some embodiments, the invention involves speeding boot up of a platform by initializing the video card early on in the boot process. In an embodiment,...
Method and apparatus for assigning thread priority in a processor or the
In a multi-threaded processor, thread priority variables are set up in memory. The actual assignment of thread priority is based on the expiration of a thread...
Interrupt coalescing control scheme
In an embodiment, a method is provided. The method of this embodiment provides determining a flow context associated with a receive packet; and if the flow...
Data distribution using DNS
A method for distributing data includes selecting for transmission to a client a plurality of data items from a data set. The selected data items are...
Soft system failure recovery for management consoles supporting ASF RMCP
A management console in support of RMCP with RSP is provided with an enhanced management session create function that determines whether the creation of a...
Optimized video compression using hashing function
A video redirection system redirects an incoming video stream to a remote console. The video redirection system samples the video stream to generate a currently...
Efficient elliptic-curve cryptography based on primality of the order of
Time to perform scalar point multiplication used for ECC is reduced by minimizing the number of shifting operations. These operations are minimized by applying...
Prescribed response precoding for channels with intersymbol interference
Methods and apparatus are provided for prescribed response precoding schemes for signal transmission in channels with intersymbol interference. An embodiment...
Techniques to manage communication rates in a wireless network
System, apparatus, and method to manage data communication rates in a wireless network are described. In an embodiment, a system may include multiple antennas,...
Downlink subchannelization scheme for 802.16M
Two novel subchannelization methods are disclosed, for use in a 802.16m system. A downlink subchannelization method supports both localized and distributed...
Split thin film capacitor for multiple voltages
An apparatus includes a split thin film capacitor for providing multiple power and reference supply voltage levels to electrical devices such as integrated...
Determining image quality for improving object trackability
A method and system are provided. In one embodiment, a video image is preprocessed from a video camera to separate objects to be tracked from the rest of the...
RFID receive-only system
A receive-only supplemental radio frequency identification (RFID) reader may receive response signals from RFID tags, digitize and interpret those signals, and...
Mitigating processing latency in RFID exchanges
In a radio frequency identification (RFID) system that requires an RFID reader to receive a response from an RFID tag and then transmit a command to the RFID...