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8346997 Use of peripheral component interconnect input/output virtualization devices to create redundant configurations  
In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for creating redundant system configurations is presented. The computer-implemented method creates a set of virtual function path authorization...
8339072 Single general purpose input/output (GPIO) pin motor control circuit  
System and method for operating a motor using a single general purpose input/output (GPIO) pin of a controller. In one embodiment, a control circuit may include a first terminal coupled to a GPIO...
8335883 Data processing device and data processing system  
To provide a data processing device in which a plurality of CPUs can individually and independently communicate with different functions of a USB device using a single communication path. The data...
8331436 Expert system and method for elastic encoding of video according to regions of interest  
An elastic expert system for allocating bits according to application domain requirements and network resources. The elastic expert system observes the network resources and determines a state for...
8327082 Snoop request arbitration in a data processing system  
A snoop look-up operation is performed in a system having a cache and a first processor. The processor generates requests to the cache for data. A snoop queue is loaded with snoop requests....
8325373 Printing system with multiple data bus segments  
In a printing system or method, two printing units apply printing ink onto a recording material, each printing unit having multiple apparatuses with a respective microprocessor controller. The...
8327053 Bus control system and semiconductor integrated circuit  
A bus control circuit includes a first bus to which a first circuit is connected, a second bus to which a second circuit is connected and a control circuit that transfers data between the first...
8327015 System and method for conveying information  
A system and method for conveying data include the capability to determine whether a transaction request credit has been received at a computer module, the transaction request credit indicating...
8312192 Information transmission system, information transmission device, information transmission method and a computer readable medium storing a program for information transmission  
The present invention provides an information transmission system including: a transmission path that transmits information in serial; a first information transmission device including, a...
8312182 Data processing system having a channel adapter shared by multiple operating systems  
Data processing arrangements including a channel adaptor shared by a plurality of operating systems (OS's) for data transmission/reception, coupled to the PCI bus on a PCI bus side of the channel...
8307139 Method and apparatus for dynamically granting access of a shared resource among a plurality of requestors  
A communication system including a resource and an arbiter. The resource is shared among a plurality of requestors such that, at any given time, only one of the plurality of requestors has access...
8307138 Apparatus and method for controlling issuing of transaction requests  
Transaction requests requesting a service from the slave device are received from a master device at a transaction interface. The transaction requests are selectively issued to the bus system...
8301821 Communication module for connecting a serial bus to a plurality of system buses  
A communication module for connecting a serial bus, which transmits data in packets, to a plurality of system buses of a gateway, which transmit data word by word, the communication module having...
8285902 Data transfer apparatus and data transfer method  
A data transfer apparatus performing data communication by transmitting a bus use request to an arbiter between a plurality of nodes coupled in a tree shape through a bus is provided. The data...
8281170 System-on-chip power reduction through dynamic clock frequency  
A dynamic clock frequency module includes a request evaluation module configured to generate a sum of requests to utilize a system bus from a plurality of modules. A frequency assignment module is...
8269892 Receiving device, and input switching control method in receiving device  
A receiving device includes a plurality of digital input terminals, a signal receiving unit for receiving a video signal, and a switch unit for selectively connecting the plurality of digital...
8271029 Single chip multimode baseband processing circuitry with a shared radio interface  
A multimode communication integrated circuit comprising baseband processing circuitry with a shared radio interface. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise a processor module...
8271709 Bus protocol for control of communications between two computers  
A method for operating a communications bus between a first computer and a second computer is provided. The method comprising monitoring a receiver bus coupled to the first computer for activity...
8260990 Selective preclusion of a bus access request  
A system and method for selective preclusion of bus access requests are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes determining a bus unit access setting at a logic circuit of a processor. The...
8261044 Bus bandwidth sharing physically remote distributed processing functional nodes coupled to passive cooling interface assembly with minimal thermal path  
The distributed data handling and processing resources system of the present invention includes a) a number of data handling and processing resource nodes that collectively perform a desired data...
8255601 Transmitting system, apparatus, and method  
A system includes a first apparatus and a second apparatus connected via a transmission path. The first apparatus includes a transmitting unit that transmits a request as at least one packet and...
8244793 Resetting a HyperTransport link in a blade server  
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are described for resetting a HyperTransport link in a blade server, including reassigning, by a blade management module, a gate signal from...
8239597 Device-to-device communication bus for distributed power management  
A Device-to-Device Communication Bus protocol may facilitate transmission of a two to four byte packet by any device sharing the bus. All devices on the bus may monitor the bus, receiving all...
8225252 Systems, methods, apparatus and computer readable mediums for use in association with systems having interference  
In some embodiments, a method includes characterizing a plurality of channels, each of the plurality of channels being a channel between a location and a respective one of the plurality of...
8225012 Dynamic allocation of a buffer across multiple clients in a threaded processor  
A method may include distributing ranges of addresses in a memory among a first set of functions in a first pipeline. The first set of the functions in the first pipeline may operate on data using...
8214592 Dynamic runtime modification of array layout for offset  
Disclosed are a method, a system and a computer program product for operating a cache system. The cache system can include multiple cache lines, and a first cache line of the multiple of cache...
8209448 Data processing apparatus and method of protecting a peripheral device in data processing apparatus  
A data processing apparatus includes an arithmetic circuit and a peripheral device protection circuit that controls access of the arithmetic circuit to the peripheral devices. The peripheral...
8209739 Universal serial bus—hardware firewall (USB-HF) adaptor  
A system and method in accordance with the present invention provides a protected area for software to execute on a separate hardware firewall adaptor when a storage device is operating in an...
8209565 Data processing device and bus access control method therein  
A data processing device includes a computing circuit that accesses a peripheral device connected to through a internal bus, an internal bus connection circuit that is provided between the...
8204067 Technique for lane virtualization  
A technique to perform virtualization of lanes within a common system interface (CSI) link. More particularly, embodiments described herein relate to virtualizing interconnective paths between two...
8205064 Latency hiding for a memory management unit page table lookup  
In certain systems, local requests require corresponding associated information to be present in order to be serviced. A local memory stores some of the associated information. There is latency...
8205028 Adaptive bus profiler  
An adaptive bus profiler is described. In embodiment(s), data traffic that is communicated on an adaptive bus can be monitored, and projected data traffic that is scheduled for communication via...
8194533 Fault tolerant data bus node and system  
A data bus node, being a control node or a sensor node and being arranged to communicate over a TDMA data bus. The node includes a time signal processing device being configured to define a TDMA...
8185679 Controlling bus access  
An apparatus that controls access by multiple IP cores to a bus is provided. The apparatus includes a main controller and multiple sub controllers, each of the sub controllers being associated...
8185600 Programming system and method for a video network  
In a signal processing system, a programming system and method for a video network are provided. An event may trigger an RDMA controller to execute current instructions in a register update list....
8176310 Debugger application configured to communicate with a debugger module via a GPIO  
Methods, systems, apparatuses and program products are disclosed for communications such as may be used for debugging computers and similar electronic products at a level suitable for low level...
8175085 Bus scaling device  
A scaling device or striper improves the lane efficiency of switch fabric. The striper controls or adjusts transfer modes and payload sizes of a large variety of devices operating with different...
8171196 Serial bus system, node device and input/output card that can be connected to the node device  
There is described a node device of a serial bus system, a bus system with a node device of this type, and an input/output card. In serial bus system, in which individual node devices can have...
8161209 Peer-to-peer special purpose processor architecture and method  
A peer-to-peer special purpose processor architecture and method is described. Embodiments include a plurality of special purpose processors coupled to a central processing unit via a host bridge...
8161207 Common block interface for data and control with handshake protocol  
A method and apparatus for handshaking using a 2-wire protocol is described. An electronic component may be divided into blocks, with the blocks performing one or more functions. The blocks may be...
8161161 Information processing method and information processing apparatus  
A certain process included in a first execution space requests a local resource manager to allocate a resource. The local resource manager obtains the authentication ID of the process issuing the...
8155112 Fly-by serial bus arbitration  
In a first embodiment, multi-speed concatenated packet strings are transmitted by a first node on a serial bus. To accommodate multi-speed packets, a speed signal is transmitted immediately prior...
8149873 Data transmission apparatus efficiently using network resources  
A data transmission apparatus connecting to a network consisted of a plurality of data transmission apparatuses comprises a disconnecting device that disconnects a connection established between a...
8144625 DisplayPort auxiliary channel active buffer with auxiliary channel/display data channel combiner for fast auxiliary channel  
A system and a method for exchanging communication data between devices using a bi-directional communication channel are disclosed. A combiner is coupled to a source device via first...
8140728 Data packet arbitration system  
A data packet arbitration system for routing data transfers from a plurality of clients to a data transmission line is described. The system includes multiple arbitration stages for transferring...
8138902 System architecture for motor vehicles with enable interfaces for the start-up thereof  
A system architecture for a motor vehicle has a control unit for identifying an authorized user and a gateway control unit for enabling at least one further data bus, and control units arranged on...
8131907 Multi-processor system supporting dynamic power saving and dynamic power saving method thereof  
A multi-processor system and a dynamic power saving method thereof are provided. The multi-processor system includes a plurality of processors and a chipset. Each of the processors has a plurality...
8131882 Method for input output expansion in an embedded system utilizing controlled transitions of first and second signals  
A method for expanding input/output in an embedded system is described in which no additional strobes or enable lines are necessary from the host controller. By controlling the transitions of the...
8127061 Bus systems and reconfiguration methods  
A processor chip includes data processing elements that each has dedicated to it a respective switch for dynamically establishing an interconnection between the data processing elements...
8122175 Opportunistic transmission of software state information within a link based computing system  
A method is described that involves determining that software state information of program code is to be made visible to a monitoring system. The method also involves initiating the writing of the...