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8842032 Enhanced second order noise shaped segmentation and dynamic element matching technique  
A method and circuit to perform noise shaped splitting of a digital input signal may include using multiple layers to process the input signal. In the first layer, the most significant bits of the...
8843456 Database table compression  
Embodiments relate to table compression in a database. The database is organized in tables including rows and columns An aspect includes defining a range partition of a table of the database...
8842760 Enhanced multi user MIMO scheduling  
A spatial multiplexing scheduler in, for example, an eNB or other base station, determines rank n precoders for UEs. Each UE reports the preferred precoder from this set of rank n precoders. The...
8842026 Symbol decoder, threshold estimation and correlation systems and methods  
A threshold estimate system includes a level quantizer, a correlation mechanism, and a threshold adaptation component. The level quantizer is configured to receive an input signal and to generate a...
8841594 Ramp signal generator and image sensor  
Disclosed are a ramp signal generator and an image sensor. The ramp signal generator includes: a comparator comparing a first bias voltage input to a first input terminal and a second bias voltage...
8842028 Optical digital-to-analog converstion  
The present invention relates to Digital-to-Analog conversion in the optical or photonic domain. The present invention provides a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) (100) arranged to receive an...
8842027 Analog to digital converter and method for evaluating capacitor weighting of digital-to-analog converter thereof  
A method for evaluating capacitor weighting of an analog-to-digital (ADC) is provided. An equivalent weighting value of each composed capacitor in each sub-capacitor-array may be obtained by adding...
8842075 Apparatus and method for displaying symbols on a terminal input area  
A terminal has an input area that supports touch input, and a controller for responding to the touch input area. The controller also displays selected symbols in the touch input area responsive to...
8842033 Dynamic linearity corrector for digital-to-analog converters  
A predistortion generator includes a sample input, a summing circuit to output predistorted samples to a DAC, and distortion term processors, each including a product generator and a FIR filter in...
8842034 Resistor network implemented in an integrated circuit  
A resistor network implemented in an integrated circuit includes a first plurality of interconnect traces coupled in series at a first plurality of nodes; a first plurality of switches coupled...
8841937 Analog sample circuit with switch circuit  
Techniques pertaining to an analog sample circuit are disclosed. One embodiment of the analog sample circuit shows characteristics of low distortion and high linearity, which can be used in many...
8842031 Delta-sigma modulator with limiter  
The stability of a delta-sigma modulator may be improved by limiting a value within the delta-sigma modulator. For example, the value provided to a quantizer may be limited, by a limiter circuit in...
8842855 Sound volume control circuit  
A sound volume control circuit includes: a first operational amplifier; a variable resistor circuit connected between an output and an inverting input of the first operational amplifier and having...
8842029 Area-efficiency delta modulator for quantizing an analog signal  
The invention comprises sample-and-hold circuit and digital-to-analog converter into a differentially operational unit. In analog-to-digital conversion unit, on the premise of fixed or non-fixed...
8843343 Failsafe image sensor with real time integrity checking of pixel analog paths and digital data paths  
A method of testing analog and digital paths of a pixel in a row of an imager, includes the following steps: (a) injecting first and second charges into the analog path of the pixel, wherein the...
8842030 Sigma-delta analog to digital converter with improved feedback  
A sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter includes an input transconductance stage that provides an analog input current proportional to an analog input voltage and a current summing stage that...
8842025 Method of setting specific scan codes for manual input device  
A method of setting specific scan codes for a manual input device includes the steps of establishing a transmission channel between the manual input device and a scan code register of a computing...
8837616 Equalization of a distributed pilot OFDM signal  
A technique for equalizing a distributed pilot OFDM signal with decision feedback involves correlating a received OFDM signal against a pilot reference to obtain a coarse channel estimate, where...
8836563 Analog to digital converter (ADC) with comparator function for analog signals  
This disclosure relates to analog to digital converter (ADC) component with a comparator function for analog signals.
8836561 Digital to-analog conversion circuit  
A D/A conversion circuit includes: current generation circuits each including a constant current source configured to generate a current, a first MOSFET connected to the constant current source and...
8836559 Capacitive digital to analog converter  
Some examples relate to a digital to analog converter (DAC). The DAC includes a digital signal input configured to receive a multi-bit digital input signal, and an array of cells. Respective cells...
8836550 System and method for digitally correcting mismatches in multipath ADCs  
A system and method of reducing the effects of nonidealities of ADCs in multipath converters is disclosed. The system and method employs a variety of measure and correction blocks to determine...
8836525 Isolated resistive current sensor  
An isolated current-sensing system for use with a resistive current sense element includes an analog front-end configured to receive a voltage from the resistive current sense element, and to...
8839009 Systems and methods for decimation based over-current control  
The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for power governance in a data processing system. In some such systems...
8836376 Comparator and A/D converter  
A comparator includes: a differential amplifier of which operational state is switched in response to a clock-signal, and which outputs a first intermediate-output corresponding to a first...
8837844 Image processing method and image processing apparatus using least significant bits  
Provided are an image processing method and image processing apparatus using least significant bits (LSBs). The image processing method includes generating first binary codes by converting pixel...
8836546 Keypad for a wireless device  
A keypad for a wireless device is disclosed. The keypad comprises one or more key stems, each key stem having an upper key stem surface. The keypad also comprises one or more keycaps configured to...
8836665 Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation and selective disabling of frequency learning  
A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software. The device provides output in the form of a default output and a number of variants. The...
8836555 Circuit, sensor circuit, and semiconductor device using the sensor circuit  
A sensor circuit for obtaining physical quantities with a small margin of error even when the temperature varies is provided. The sensor circuit includes a sensor, a sampling circuit for obtaining...
8836567 Integration and analog to digital conversion circuit with common capacitors and operating method thereof  
The present invention provides an integration and analog to digital conversion circuit sharing common capacitors. The circuit comprises a capacitor array module, an integration circuit, and an...
8836551 Analog digital converter (ADC) and correction circuit and correction method therefor  
An ADC has ADC channels converting an analog input signal into an digital output signal in a time interleave manner; a channel combiner combining channel digital signals respectively output by the...
8836554 Digital-to-analog converter (DAC) circuit and weight error estimation/calibration method thereof  
The present invention discloses a DAC circuit and a weight error estimation/calibration method thereof. In the method, an output switching circuit dynamically selects several conversion cells (at...
8836560 Digital to analog converters with adjustable output resolution  
A digital to analog converter (DAC) includes: first and second nodes; a first switching device; a second switching device; and a switch control module. The switch control module selectively...
8836557 Sub-Nyquist sampling of short pulses  
A method for signal processing includes accepting an analog signal, which consists of a sequence of pulses confined to a finite time interval. The analog signal is sampled at a sampling rate that...
8836566 Low power quantizer for analog to digital converter  
A quantizer includes a voltage reference network and a set of comparators coupled with the voltage reference network. The voltage reference network generates a plurality of reference voltages. Each...
8836558 Method and device for improving convergence time in correlation-based algorithms  
A method and a corresponding device reduce the convergence time of a correlation algorithm that uses random signals injected into an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) as input to the algorithm. The...
8836549 Use of logic circuit embedded into comparator for foreground offset cancellation  
A system and method are described herein that provide for the calibration of the offset of a comparator on a per-comparator basis. An injection is made to the comparator at determined injection...
8836840 A/D converter, solid-state image sensing device, and camera system  
An A/D converter includes: a first comparator that compares an input signal, with a first reference signal which is a ramp wave having a predetermined polarity, and that when the input signal...
8836664 Haptic device with indirect haptic feedback  
A haptic device provides indirect haptic feedback and includes a substrate having a touch surface, a position sensor and a friction modulator associated with the substrate, wherein a coefficient of...
8836548 Method and system for data compression at a storage system  
A computer-implemented method for compressing data is disclosed. The method starts with determining a way to read a received data block in its native endian format of at a storage system, where the...
8836547 Server side data storage and deduplication  
A method for storing data on a server device is disclosed. The method includes receiving a plurality of encoded data blocks from a plurality of client devices, wherein the plurality of encoded data...
8836564 A/D conversion device  
An A/D conversion device generates a control clock signal having a cycle that is an integral multiple of a cycle of a reference clock signal. A shift voltage is generated which varies every cycle...
8838453 Interactive input method  
A user input is received by a computing device. An interactive input module determines whether the first user input is a first character of a script for a supported language. If the first user...
8836552 Direct input radio frequency complex analog to digital converter with corrective factors  
A direct radio frequency complex analog to digital converter (CADC) device provides corrective factors including a plurality of time-interleaved low speed ADCs, wherein each ADC corresponds to an...
8836562 Dual-string digital-to-analog converters (DACs), and related circuits, systems, and methods  
Dual-string digital-to-analog converters (DACs), and related circuits, systems, and methods are disclosed. In embodiments disclosed herein, a primary voltage divider of the dual string-DAC is...
8836568 Method and apparatus for clockless conversion of portion of electric charge to digital word  
Method and apparatus for accumulation of electric charge delivered to the charge input (InQ) in the sampling capacitor (Cn) and in realization of the process of charge redistribution in the array...
8836553 DSP reciever with high speed low BER ADC  
Methods and apparatuses are described for a DSP receiver with an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) having high speed, low BER performance with low power and area requirements. Speed is increased...
8836556 ADC, IC including the same, and ADC method thereof  
An Analog to Digital Converter (ADC), an analog-to-digital conversion method, and an integrated circuit including the ADC. The ADC includes an input adjustment buffer stage, a sub-ADC, and a sample...
8833640 Utilizing matrix codes during installation of components of a distribution system  
One embodiment described herein may take the form of a system or method for generating one or more matrix codes that may then be obtained by a reader device, the one or more matrix codes including...
8836565 Analog to digital converter and signal converting method  
An analog to digital converter can operate in a sampling mode or in a comparing mode. The analog to digital converter comprises: a comparator; a first capacitor, comprising a first terminal coupled...