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Diagonal hardmasks for improved overlay in fabricating back end of line
Self-aligned via and plug patterning using diagonal hardmasks for improved overlay in fabricating back end of line (BEOL) interconnects is described. In an...
Techniques for improving reliability and performance of partially written
memory blocks in modern flash memory...
Methods and apparatus to improve reliability and/or performance of partially written memory blocks in flash memory systems are described. In some embodiments, a...
NAND memory array with mismatched cell and bitline pitch
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe methods, apparatus, and system configurations for NAND memory arrays with mismatched cell and bitline pitch....
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...
Dual-port static random access memory (SRAM)
In one embodiment, a memory cell circuit for storing data includes a pair of cross-coupled inverters for storing states of the memory cell circuit. Access...
Techniques and architecture for improved vertex processing
An apparatus may include an index buffer to store an index stream having a multiplicity of index entries corresponding to vertices of a mesh and a vertex cache...
Method and device for detecting face, and non-transitory computer-readable
recording medium for executing the...
In the present disclosure, a plurality of frames of input images sequentially received for a predetermined time interval is obtained, and a face detecting...
Face recognition mechanism
The present disclosure relates to a face recognition method, an apparatus, and a computer-readable recording medium for executing the method. According to some...
Always-available embedded theft reaction subsystem
A platform including an always-available theft protection system is described. In one embodiment, the system comprises a power management logic to selectively...
Techniques for securing use of one-time passwords
Various embodiments are generally directed to the provision and use of a secure enclave defined within a storage of a computing device by a processor element...
Multi-factor authentication using biometric data
Technologies for enabling biometric multi-factor authentication includes a transform selector value, a transform function that uses the transform selector value...
Secure user authentication with improved one-time-passcode verification
Generally, this disclosure provides systems, devices, methods and computer readable media for secure user authentication with improved OTP verification. The...
Entering a secured computing environment using multiple authenticated code
Systems, apparatuses, and methods, and for entering a secured system environment using multiple authenticated code modules are disclosed. In one embodiment, a...
Reset of processing core in multi-core processing system
This disclosure is directed to performing a controlled reset of one or more cores while maintaining operation of at least one other core in a multi-core...
High performance interconnect physical layer
A periodic control window is embedded in a link layer data stream to be sent over a serial data link, where the control window is configured to provide physical...
Raw memory transaction support
Methods, systems, and apparatus for implementing raw memory transactions. An SoC is configured with a plurality of nodes coupled together forming a ring...
Techniques for adaptive moving read references for memory cell read error
Examples are given for generating or providing a moving read reference (MRR) table for recovering from a read error of non-volatile memory included in a storage...
Scheduling tasks among processor cores
Embodiments of apparatus, computer-implemented methods, computing devices, systems, and computer-readable media (transitory and non-transitory) are described...
Method, system, and device for managing server hardware resources in a
cloud scheduling environment
A method, system, and device for managing hardware resources in a cloud scheduling environment includes a zone controller. The zone controller can manage groups...
Multi-persona computing based on real time user recognition
A computing device may configure one or more applications on the computing device for a specific user in response to identifying that the specific user is...
Systems, apparatuses,and methods for zeroing of bits in a data element
Embodiments of systems, methods and apparatuses for execution a NAME instruction are described. The execution of a VPBZHI causes, on a per data element basis of...
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for reducing the number of short integer
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for calculating a square of a data value of a first source operand, a square of a data value of a second source operand, and a...
Robust and high performance instructions for system call
Robust system call and system return instructions are executed by a processor to transfer control between a requester and an operating system kernel. The...
Digital signal processor having instruction set with an x.sup.K function
using reduced look-up table
A digital signal processor is provided having an instruction set with an x.sup.K function that uses a reduced look-up table. The disclosed digital signal...
Processor with architecturally-visible programmable on-die storage to
store data that is accessible by instruction
A processor of an aspect includes an on-die programmable architecturally-visible storage. The processor also includes a decode unit to receive a data access...
Multiple-queue multiple-resource entry sleep and wakeup for power savings
and bandwidth conservation in a retry...
Methods and apparatus relating to multiple-queue multiple-resource entry sleep and wakeup for power savings and bandwidth conservation in a retry based pipeline...
Apparatus and method for reducing leakage power of a circuit
Described is a processor comprising: a plurality of transistors operable to provide dynamically adjustable transistor size, the plurality of transistors coupled...
Mechanism for facilitating efficient operations paths for storage devices
in computing systems
A mechanism is described for facilitating efficient operations paths for storage devices in computing systems according to one embodiment of the invention. A...
Direct liquid-contact micro-channel heat transfer devices, methods of
temperature control for semiconductive...
An apparatus to test a semiconductive device includes a base plane that holds at least one heat-transfer fluid unit cell. The at least one heat-transfer fluid...
Composite wire probes for testing integrated circuits
An electrical probe of an aspect includes a high yield strength wire core. The high yield strength wire core includes predominantly one or more materials...
Nanomachined structures for porous electrochemical capacitors
Embodiments of the invention describe energy storage devices, porous electrodes, and methods of formation. In an embodiment, an energy storage device includes a...
PC-based automobile owner's manual, diagnostics, and auto care
A computer built into an automobile displays the owner's manual for the car. The user requests more information about the automobile through the computer, and...
Stowable expanding controller for a mobile gaming device, apparatus and
Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method are described for mobile gaming. In some embodiments an apparatus comprises one or more processors and an...
Hand-held heart monitor
A heart monitor is provided herein. The heart monitor includes a housing and first and second electrodes disposed in a first surface of the housing. At least a...
Method, apparatus and system of communication over multiple frequency
Devices, systems and methods of communication over multiple wireless communication frequency bands. For example, a multiple frequency band (multi-band) wireless...
LTE operation in white spaces
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for efficient reassignment of a secondary communication channel (having a first priority) within a...
Collaborative radio resources allocations to applications of mobile units
Collecting state information about the resources of radio access networks (RANs) and the Access Point Names (APNs) enables this information to be provided to...
Method and system for the management of cell interference in a wireless
A method and system for managing inter-cell interference for a plurality of neighboring wireless communication cells in a wireless network is disclosed. Power...
Techniques for selecting an access point for wireless network discovery
Examples are disclosed for selecting an access point for network discovery by a mobile device. In some examples, a mobile device may scan access points...
Wireless network connectivity enhancements
Devices and configurations to implement wireless network connectivity enhancements that improve wireless network connection time and operations are generally...
Mobile radio communication devices and methods for controlling a mobile
radio communication device
In an embodiment, a mobile radio communication device is provided. The mobile radio communication device may include a receiver configured to receive radio...
Enhanced node B and method for configuring an extension carrier
An apparatus and method for providing configuration information relating to an extension carrier within a wireless communications network is disclosed herein....
Wireless discovery using a reduced traffic load process
Traffic load over a wireless medium due to wireless access point discovery is reduced. The wireless stations and wireless access points support wireless...
Techniques for evaluating compressed motion video quality
Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for evaluating the resulting image quality of compression of motion videos as an input to controlling...
Multimode multicarrier modem system and method of communication over the
An alternative approach to coping with the ever increasing demand for faster communications hardware is to design modems that are capable of operating its...
Bitstream processing using coalesced buffers and delayed matching and
enhanced memory writes
Methods and apparatus for processing bitstreams and byte streams. According to one aspect, bitstream data is compressed using coalesced string match tokens with...
Asymmetric link for streaming applications
Systems and methods of supporting video streaming operations may involve transmitting a pulse width modulated (PWM) control signal to an imaging device, wherein...
Enhanced base station and method for communicating through an enhanced
distributed antenna system (eDAS)
Embodiments of an enhanced base station and method for communicating through an enhanced distributed antenna system (eDAS) are generally described herein. The...
Systems and methods for generating a discovery signal in a
device-to-device or network communication
The techniques introduced here provide for device discovery of a greater number of mobile devices in a mobile network by increasing the multiplexing capacity of...
Devices and methods for radio communication network guided traffic offload
Discussed generally herein are enhanced Node Bs (eNodeBs) and User Equipment (UE) arranged for offloading UE traffic from a communications node and techniques...