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Modular BIOS update mechanism
A modular BIOS update mechanism provides a standardized method to update options ROMs and to provide video and processor microcode upgrades in a computer system...
Method and apparatus for establishing processor as core root of trust for
A programmable processor calculates a hash value of a memory region, then monitors program operation to detect a security monitoring system initialization. The...
Scalable parallel pipeline floating-point unit for vector processing
An embodiment of the present invention is a technique to perform floating-point operations for vector processing. An input queue captures a plurality of vector...
According to one embodiment, a memory controller is disclosed. The memory controller includes assignment logic and a transaction assembler. The assignment logic...
Reducing core wake-up latency in a computer system
A power control unit (PCU) may reduce the core wake-up latency in a computer system by concurrently waking-up the remaining cores after the first core is...
Intermediate driver having a fail-over function
A system to facilitate data transfer between a server and a client in an uninterrupted manner. At least one server network communicates data via a first...
Sink device addressing mechanism
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method to assign unique addresses to each sink device in a content network based on port numbers of a...
Scheduling the uploading of information from a client to a server
A messaging system may enable a server to assign unique identifiers to a plurality of clients. These identifiers enable a client to determine whether a message...
Phase correlator for wireless receiver and method for correlating using
Embodiments of a correlator, a receiver, and a method for performing correlations are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed....
Peer-to-peer connection between switch fabric endpoint nodes
A method includes receiving a request from an endpoint node on a switch fabric to establish a peer-to-peer connection with another node on the switch fabric. The...
Mobile station and method for fast roaming with integrity protection and
source authentication using a common...
Embodiments of a mobile station and method for fast roaming in a wireless network using a fast-roaming protocol are generally described herein. Other embodiments...
Electromagnetic interference shielding for device cooling
Embodiments disclosed herein include EMI shielding to cool a computing device with one or more vents. In some embodiments, a louvered vent formed in the EMI...
Electromagnetically-actuated micropump for liquid metal alloy
The present invention discloses a method of confining a liquid metal alloy within a closed-loop system; distributing a first portion of the liquid metal alloy in...
Reducing external resistance of a multi-gate device by incorporation of a
partial metallic fin
Reducing external resistance of a multi-gate device by incorporation of a partial metallic fin is generally described. In one example, an apparatus includes a...
Dielectric barrier for nanocrystals
Electronic apparatus, systems, and methods of forming such electronic apparatus and systems include non-insulating nanocrystals disposed on a dielectric stack,...
Removal of ionic residues or oxides and prevention of photo-induced
defects, ionic crystal or oxide growth on...
Techniques associated with surface treatments for photomasks, semiconductor wafers, and/or optics are generally described. In one example, a method includes...
Radiation stability of polymer pellicles
An embodiment of the present invention includes a technique to improve stability of a pellicle. The pellicle is pre-baked at a predetermined temperature...
High K dielectric growth on metal triflate or trifluoroacetate terminated
III-V semiconductor surfaces
Surface preparation of a compound semiconductor surface, such as indium antimonide (InSb), with a triflating agent, such as triflic anhydride or a...
Camera having an adaptive gain control
A system for generating a digital output signal representing a captured image includes a sensor for capturing the image and generating a sensor output signal. A...
Managing processing system power and performance based on utilization
Systems and methods of managing processing system performance provide for determining a utilization of a processing system over a time quantum. A trend in the...
Mode selection for data transmission in wireless communication channels
based on statistical parameters
A method and communication system for selecting a mode for encoding data for transmission in a wireless communication channel between a transmit unit and a...
Techniques for reconfigurable decoder for a wireless system
A system, apparatus, method, and article including a decoder having multiple connections defined between multiple check nodes and multiple symbol nodes. The...
Memory channel with bit lane fail-over
Memory apparatus and methods utilizing multiple bit lanes may redirect one or more signals on the bit lanes. A memory agent may include a redrive circuit having...
Processor temperature control interface
Techniques for a processor temperature control interface. In one embodiment, a processor includes a bidirectional interface and output logic to assert a first...
Mechanism for processor power state aware distribution of lowest priority
A method for a mechanism for processor power state aware distribution of lowest priority interrupts. The method of one embodiment comprises receiving first power...
Component firmware integration in distributed systems
A plurality of platforms may be defined in a distributed system. Each of the platforms may include a processor and a chipset from a common source on a single...
Quiescing and de-quiescing point-to-point links
Methods and apparatus to quiesce and/or de-quiesce links (such as point-to-point link) in a multi-processor system are described. In one embodiment, one or more...
Execution unit for performing shuffle and other operations
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving first and second data operands in a common execution unit and manipulating the operands...
Protecting memory by containing pointer accesses
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for associating a first identifier with a first pointer that points to a first object in a memory. The...
Identifier associated with memory locations for managing memory accesses
Embodiments of apparatuses, articles, methods, and systems for associating identifiers with memory locations for controlling memory accesses are generally...
Temporally relevant data placement
A method and apparatus for placement of temporary relevant data are disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprising one or more memories through which a...
Method, system, and program for managing memory requests by devices
Provided are a method, system, and program for managing memory requests for logic blocks or clients of a device. In one embodiment, busses are separated by the...
Group intercom, delayed playback, and ad-hoc based communications system
An ad hoc wireless communications system and method permits a group of wireless portable communications devices to communicate with each other. The ad hoc...
Ensuring that advertisements are played
A system may confirm that advertising was played as originally intended. For example, in one embodiment, a system may determine that an advertisement was played...
Temperature-based clock frequency controller apparatus and method
A temperature-based clock frequency controller is implemented in an integrated circuit such as a microprocessor. The temperature-based clock frequency controller...
Method for consistent updates to automated process control (APC) models
with partitioning along multiple components
Methods for consistent updates to APC models with partitioning along multiple components are generally described. In one example, a method includes acquiring...
Managing system clocks to reduce RFI
A method according to one embodiment identifying the frequency range of at least one active channel of at least one wireless communication RF band; identifying...
Accelerating Diffie-Hellman key-exchange protocol with zero-biased
A method for improving performance in exponentiation algorithms for encryption programs such as the Diffie-Hellman key-exchange protocol. The program determines...
Method and a system for a quick verification rabin signature scheme
A method and a system to perform a Quick Verification of a Rabin Signature (QVRS) is provided. In one embodiment, the signing party generates a Rabin signature S...
Techniques to reduce the impact of jitter on communications system
Techniques are described that can be used to reduce noise attributable to jitter in a received signal. Multiple filters may be available. The number of available...
Efficient use of a render cache
Image data is processed into first and second component pixel blocks, where each of the first blocks is associated with a respective one of the second blocks to...
Method and device of adaptive control of data rate, fragmentation and
request to send protection in wireless...
A method and device for adaptive control of transmission parameters such as data rate, fragmentation and request to send protection. Packet error rates for...
Deviating from a transmission map to communicate in a wireless network
Direct communication between devices in a wireless network without going through a base station is described herein. Such communication may be possible by...
Cooperative transmission apparatus, systems, and methods
Embodiments herein may operate at a cooperating relay station (CRS) in a wireless packet-carrying network (WPCN). A source-to-CRS (SC) link quality of an SC...
Adaptive DRX cycle length based on available battery power
Methods and apparatuses enable providing a dynamic, adaptive discontinuous reception (DRX) period based on available battery power of a mobile device. A mobile...
Load balancing and failover
Provided are techniques for static load balancing. For each data path in a network adapter team, a load balancing value is computed. A maximum value of the...
Liquid cooling system
In some embodiments, a cooling device may be mounted to a portion of a chassis of an electronic system, wherein the cooling device may be releasably and...
Method of and apparatus for modifying polarity of light
A method of modifying polarity of light is provided. The light propagates through a first transverse plane and has known polarization states in respective cells...
Semiconductor raman ring amplifier
A semiconductor-based Raman ring amplifier is disclosed. A method according to aspects of the present invention includes directing a pump optical beam having a...
Inserting transitions into a waveform that drives a display
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method of driving a first display element with a first pixel waveform that is a function of a desired color...