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9037766 Pin selectable I2C slave addresses  
This document discusses, among other things, a multi-address Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) selection circuit configured to receive a number (N) of identification (ID) signals from a corresponding...
9021170 System and method for improving ECC enabled memory timing  
A pipeline communication system includes a master and a plurality of slaves configured to communicate with each other. Each of the plurality of slaves includes a memory, and is configured to...
9021171 Bus system including a master device, a slave device, an interconnector coupled between the master device and the slave device, and an operating method thereof  
A system-on-chip bus system and an operating method of the same are provided. The bus system includes a master device, a slave device and an interconnector coupled between the master device and...
9021169 Bus system including ID converter and converting method thereof  
A bus system includes a plurality of master devices each of which issues a transaction request having a first transaction identifier with a first bit width and a slave device responding to the...
9021182 Flash memory for code and data storage  
A flash memory for code and data storage includes a code memory array having fast read access and suitability for execute in place, a data memory array having the characteristics of low bit cost...
9015394 Chip select (‘CS’) multiplication in a serial peripheral interface (‘SPI’) system  
Chip select (‘CS’) multiplication in an SPI system that includes an SPI master, a CS multiplier, a plurality of SPI slaves, and a fall time detection circuit, where the SPI master is coupled to...
9015267 Method for setting addresses of slave devices in communication network  
A method for setting addresses of slave devices in a communication network is provided. In the communication network, a master device identifies address-collided slave devices and requests the...
9015393 Master-slave interface  
A bus interface couples a master device and one or more slave devices. Upon detecting a condition on the bus, one or more of the slave devices may force an extension of the bus condition for a...
9003091 Flow control for a Serial Peripheral Interface bus  
Systems and methods for flow control within a Serial Peripheral Interface without additional signal lines are included herein. In one example, a method includes generating a flow control command....
9003089 Synchronous serial data-exchange system  
A serial interface comprises a clock line, a request line, a ready line, a master-to-slave data line, and a slave-to-master data line. A master device transmits a clock signal to a slave device...
9003217 Semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus  
When a bus stop request control unit issues a module-specific bus stop request signal, a bus stop control unit coupled to a bus slave determines a module that serves as a bus master of the bus...
9003096 Serial interface  
A method is provided. A communication is received by an input pin of an IC over a single-wire bus, where the communication includes a command byte. If the command byte is an initialization command...
8990464 Methods for discovery, configuration, and coordinating data communications between master and slave devices in a communication system  
Various embodiments of the present invention methods for discovery, configuration, and coordinating data communications between master and slave devices in a communication system. Exemplary...
8984319 Adapter power up circuitry forcing tap states and decoupling tap  
A method comprises a system comprising a host device coupled to a first remote device actively operating according to a state diagram that the host device and all remote devices follow during...
8984195 Microcontroller including alternative links between peripherals for resource sharing  
A system includes one or more master modules configured to execute instructions embedded in non-transitory machine-readable media and controllable by a processor. The system also includes one or...
8984197 Power stack control systems  
The disclosed inventions relate to the field of power control electronics. More specifically the disclosed inventions pertain to Power Stack Control Systems which are used to control the...
8984196 Accessing peripheral devices  
A hardware system comprises a master device and a slave device that are coupled by a signal line. A frequency generator in the master device places a selected frequency signal on the signal line....
8972638 Serial data communication system and serial data communication method  
When transmitting serial data from a master device to a slave device, it is possible to promptly detect a communication error if any occurs. Serial data transmitted from the master device to the...
8972641 Device and method for addressing, and converter  
It is provided to implement a different number of logical slaves in a field device for use in an AS interface network as a function of the assigned address, which slaves may be addressed using the...
8966124 Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture to stream data  
Systems and methods for streaming data. Systems allow read/write across multiple or N device modules. Device modules on a bus ring configure at power up (during initialization process); this...
8959268 Information processing apparatus, serial communication system, method of initialization of communication therefor and serial communication apparatus  
The disclosure provides a technique of enabling to appropriately confirm the state of a partner apparatus in high-speed serial communication. An information processing apparatus includes a master...
8959274 Providing a serial download path to devices  
In one embodiment, an interface may include various mechanisms to handle incoming clock and data signals. More specifically, the interface includes a first multiplexer to receive a first data...
8954642 Signal transfer circuit for offsetting signal delay  
A signal transfer circuit comprising a control signal transfer unit configured to output an access request output signal and a memory address output signal to the arbiter after timings of the...
8949500 Non-blocking processor bus bridge for network processors or the like  
Described embodiments provide a system having a bridge for connecting two different processor buses. The bridge receives a request from a first bus, the request having an identification field...
8948209 Transmission over an 12C bus  
A method and a system of multichannel transmission over a twin-wire bus including a data signal and a synchronization signal, data of a first channel being transmitted by a state coding of the...
8943233 Link negotiation method for enabling communication between serial attached small computer interface (SAS) storage devices  
A link negotiation method for enabling communication between first and second Serial Attached Small Computer Interface (SAS) storage devices operably coupled by an optical cable. The method...
8943250 Systems and methods for concatenating multiple devices  
System and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a system includes serial peripheral interface (SPI) bus and a master device communicatively coupled to the serial peripheral interface (SPI)...
8943248 Method and system for handling discarded and merged events when monitoring a system bus  
A bus monitoring and debugging system operating independently without impacting the normal operation of the CPU and without adding any overhead to the application being monitored. The bus is...
8943249 System on chip improving data traffic and operating method thereof  
A system on chip (SoC) includes a first master, a slave, a bus switch transmitting a first command of the master and a first response of the slave, and a first priority controller connected...
8935450 Network communications circuit, system and method  
Various exemplary aspects are directed to apparatuses and methods involving switches communicatively-coupled on a bus where one or more of the switches operate to block signals from passing...
8924612 Apparatus and method for providing a bidirectional communications link between a master device and a slave device  
A bidirectional communications link between a master device and a slave device includes first endpoint circuitry coupled to the master device generating forward data packets, second endpoint...
8924753 Apparatus and method for adaptive frequency scaling in digital system  
An apparatus and method for adaptively changing clock frequencies of a Central Processing Unit (CPU) and a bus in a digital system are provided. The system includes an Adaptive Frequency Scaling...
8924620 Providing a consolidated sideband communication channel between devices  
In an embodiment, the present invention includes a protocol stack having a transaction layer and a link layer. In addition a first physical (PHY) unit is coupled to the protocol stack to provide...
8918266 Method for the automatic lambda control of an internal combustion engine  
A method for automatic lambda control of an internal combustion engine, in which, upon detection of a predetermined operating state of the internal combustion engine, a calibration factor (KAL) is...
8918829 Communication system and transmitting-receiving device  
Disclosed is a communication system that includes a source device outputting video contents, a sink device inputting the video contents, and a control transmission line and a video transmission...
8904074 Method and apparatus for distributing configuration files in a distributed control system  
The invention described herein provides a system and method for distributing and applying a configuration file from a master device (102) to a slave device (104) in a distributed control system...
8904075 Motor vehicle having a flexray bus  
A motor vehicle has a FlexRay bus. Values for operating parameters are stipulated for the FlexRay bus. The value for at least one selected operating parameter is obtained from an optimization...
8892800 Apparatuses for inter-component communication including slave component initiated transaction  
Component apparatuses with inter-component communication capabilities, and system having such component apparatuses are disclosed. A component may include a number of control pins including a...
8892799 Electrical circuit for transmitting signals between two masters and one or more slaves  
An electrical circuit for transmitting signals between two masters and one or more slaves is described. The two masters and the slave or slaves are connected to one another via a bus system. At...
8892798 Identification, by a master circuit, of two slave circuits connected to a same bus  
A method of communication between a master circuit and two slave circuits over a serial bus wherein: the two slave circuits simultaneously transmit their associated identifiers; the two slave...
8886861 Memory interleaving device to re-order messages from slave IPS and a method of using a reorder buffer to re-order messages from slave IPS  
A memory interleaving device includes a slave interface, a master interface, and a crossbar switch. The slave interface is connected with a master intellectual property through an on-chip network....
8880763 Electronic device  
A communication system enabling protection at times of serial communication failure without providing a watchdog timer for each of multiple slave control units is provided in a configuration in...
8880817 Storage subsystem backplane management system  
A storage subsystem backplane management system includes a storage controller and a service processor. A first backplane including a first management controller is coupled to the storage...
8874816 Resolving address conflicts for master-slave communications over a single-wire bus between a master circuit and at least two slave circuits  
A method of transmission over a serial bus, between a master circuit and two slave circuits, wherein each slave circuit makes the transmission of a first one of two binary states depend on the...
8868801 System and method for creating a scalable monolithic packet processing engine  
A novel and efficient method is described that creates a monolithic high capacity Packet Engine (PE) by connecting N lower capacity Packet Engines (PEs) via a novel Chip-to-Chip (C2C) interface....
8868807 Communication system, master node, and slave node  
In a communication system, a bus allows information to be communicated thereon as signals. Each of the signals has an electrical dominant level thereon and an electrical recessive level thereon....
8862802 Switch fabric having a serial communications interface and a parallel communications interface  
A switch fabric is disclosed that includes a serial communications interface and a parallel communications interface. The serial communications interface is configured for connecting a plurality...
8856413 Device and method for addressing a slave unit  
The invention relates to a dynamically addressable slave unit, comprising a bus interface, an enable circuit having a switch and two control ports which are connected via the enable circuit. The...
8850094 Method for sharing input and output ports  
Disclosed is a method for sharing input/output ports among inverters. A sharing method by a master inverter according to the present disclosure is such that data to be outputted to an output port...
8843687 Semiconductor device controlling outbound and inbound path switching sections based on a setting state and controlling method thereof  
According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a storing section that stores a setting state that is one of a first connecting state in which another end of a first outbound system...