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Method and apparatus for efficient resource utilization for prescient
Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method enhance the efficiency of processor resource utilization during instruction prefetching via one or more...
Processor system management mode caching
In some embodiments, an apparatus comprises one or more processors supporting a system management mode, system management memory, and software controllable...
Bitstream buffer manipulation with a SIMD merge instruction
Method, apparatus, and program means for performing bitstream buffer manipulation with a SIMD merge instruction. The method of one embodiment comprises...
Downlink channel parameters determination for a
multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) system
Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing downlink channel parameters determination for downlink channels associated with a ...
Enhancing contrast of video data while preserving sharpness
A method of enhancing the contrast of image or video data may include applying a contrast increasing transfer function to a reference image to generate an...
Real time clock rate checker and recovery mechanism
A circuit, method, and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the circuit comprises a ring oscillator circuit having a plurality of delay elements, the ring...
Pragmatic adaptive maximum ratio combining (MRC) and minimum mean square
error (MMSE) multiple input multiple...
An adaptive receiver algorithm is disclosed, for use in multiple-input-multiple-output orthogonal frequency division multiplexing systems. The adaptive receiver...
Network with a constrained usage model supporting remote direct memory
Remote direct memory access over a network uses a constrained usage model. In one embodiment, a method of accessing memory on a network comprises a first node of...
Method for aggregation of a number of media access control (MAC) frames
into a single phyical layer frame in a...
Embodiments of methods and apparatus for aggregating a plurality of media access control-layer frames into a single physical layer frame are generally described...
System and related methods for beamforming in a multi-point communications
A system and related methods for beamforming in a multi-point communication environment is presented. According to one aspect of the invention, a method...
Access point having at least one or more configurable radios
Briefly, an access point may include one or more software defined radios that may be arranged to implement one or more radio transmission protocols or standards....
Method for achieving fairness in a network
Disclosed are a method and a computer program product for achieving fairness in utilization of a channel in a network. The network includes plurality of stations...
Relay actuator circuit and method
In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a power supply to generate a supply current; at least one optoisolator coupled to the power supply and responsive to...
Systems, apparatus and methods capable of shelf management
A method according to one embodiment may include discovering, by software, at least one variable from at least one component populated on a shelf system. The...
Holder for carrying a photolithography mask in a flattened condition
A holder is described for carrying a photolithography mask in a flattened condition. The holder may include a mask chuck and may be able to flatten a mask for...
Determining a final exposure setting automatically for a solid state
camera without a separate light metering...
An embodiment of the invention is a method of generating a final exposure setting, including, (a) selecting one of a number of predetermined exposure settings as...
Low power serial link bus architecture
Embodiments of the present invention provide a bus architecture utilizing multiple-pumped serial links, and a combination of encoding and serialization to two...
RFID enabled multiband antenna
According to some embodiments, an antenna sub-assembly includes a multi-band antenna coupled to a radio frequency identification (RFID) integrated circuit (IC)....
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...
Die-attach films for chip-scale packaging, packages made therewith, and
methods of assembling same
A die-attach composition includes a resin such as a thermosetting resin, a hardener, and a low molecular weight oligomer diluent. A die-attach composition...
Composite solder TIM for electronic package
A method includes providing a mixture of molten indium and molten aluminum, and agitating the mixture while reducing its temperature until the aluminum changes...
Selective deposition of amorphous silicon films on metal gates
A microelectronic device includes a metal gate with a metal gate upper surface. The metal gate is disposed in an interlayer dielectric first layer. The...
Component packaging apparatus, systems, and methods
Dielectric materials comprising release agents are described. Also described are a process for improving the processability of dielectric materials during hot...
Lithography masks for improved line-end patterning
In one embodiment, a mask for use in semiconductor processing comprises a first region formed from a first material that is primarily opaque, a second region...
Electromagnetic coupler registration and mating
A system includes a first bus coupler element, a second bus coupler element, and a visual element associated with the second bus coupler element and including a...
Parallel multi-threaded processing
A parallel, multi-threaded processor system and technique for arbitrating command requests is described. The system includes a plurality of microengines, a...
Detection of network environment for network access control
A method and apparatus for detection of network environment to aid policy selection for network access control. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a...
Method and system for replicating schedules with regard to a host
controller for virtualization
According to one embodiment, USB device virtualization can be improved by giving virtual machines (VMs) direct access to USB devices with a combined hardware and...
System and method for adaptive power management based on processor
utilization and cache misses
A processing system may include a performance monitoring unit (PMU), a machine accessible medium, and a processor responsive to the PMU and the machine...
Speculative multi-threading for instruction prefetch and/or trace
The latencies associated with retrieving instruction information for a main thread are decreased through the use of a simultaneous helper thread. The helper...
System, apparatus and methods of dynamically determined error correction
codes in communication systems
A code designer unit may dynamically determine an error correction code having a performance for current conditions of a communication channel that substantially...
Apparatus and method for point-to-point interconnect testing
A method and apparatus for point-to-point interconnect testing are described. In one embodiment, the method includes the determination of an expected behavior of...
On-demand CPU licensing activation
A method and apparatus for on-demand CPU licensing. An embodiment of a processor license system includes an agent to determine that a computer processing element...
Leakage power estimation
Methods and apparatus to provide leakage power estimation are described. In one embodiment, one or more sensed temperature values (108) and one or more voltage...
Memory attribute speculation
A technique to speculatively assign a memory attribute. More specifically, embodiments of the invention include an architecture to assign and issue a speculative...
Method, apparatus, system, and article of manufacture for grouping packets
In certain embodiments, a first unit receives a plurality of packets, wherein the plurality of packets are capable of being processed according to at least a...
User interface to facilitate exchanging files among processor-based
A first processor-based device (PBD), such as a personal computer functioning as a host and containing digital media files, may share a selected file with a...
Method and apparatus for decimal number addition using hardware for binary
According to embodiments of the subject matter disclosed in this application, decimal floating-point additions and/or decimal fixed-point additions may be...
Low-latency remote display rendering using tile-based rendering systems
Apparatus, systems and methods for low latency remote display rendering using tile-based rendering systems are disclosed. In one implementation, a system...
Method and system for creating random cryptographic keys in hardware
A method and system for creating random cryptographic keys in hardware is described. One or more bits are generated via one or more random bit circuits. Each...
Device, system and method for detecting and handling co-channel
Briefly, some embodiments of the invention may provide devices, systems and methods to estimate, detect and handle cross-correlation between co-channel...
Offset buffer for intra-prediction of digital video
Encoding digital video frames in intra-prediction mode by selecting reference data locations for blocks adjacent a current block identified by a writing pointer...
Transaction detection in link based computing system
A transaction detection device is described having inputs to couple to communication lines. Each communication line to transport notification of a packet...
Sigma-delta converter noise cancellation
Embodiments provide apparatuses, systems, and methods to convert an analog signal input into a sigma-delta digital output at a high sampling rate and correct for...
Sleep transistor array apparatus and method with leakage control circuitry
In some embodiments, an array of sleep transistors is provided, wherein a combination of said transistors may be enabled during an active mode to reduce leakage...
Interconnect in low-k interlayer dielectrics
A method for forming deep lithographic interconnects between a first metal and a second metal is provided. The method comprises depositing a first insulator...
CMOS transistor junction regions formed by a CVD etching and deposition
This invention adds to the art of replacement source-drain cMOS transistors. Processes may involve etching a recess in the substrate material using one equipment...
Method of forming a thin film capacitor
An apparatus, and a method for forming, a split thin film capacitor for providing multiple power and reference supply voltage levels to electrical devices such...
Safe code-motion of dangerous instructions during compiler optimization
A compiler can perform aggressive code motion optimization by respecting value dependence of safety values inserted into the intermediate representation of a...
Mechanism to emulate user-level multithreading on an OS-sequestered
Method, apparatus and system embodiments to provide user-level creation, control and synchronization of OS-invisible "shreds" of execution via an abstraction...