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9043528 Bridge between a peripheral component interconnect express interface and a universal serial bus 3.0 device  
A bridge includes a Peripheral Component Interconnect Express interface supporting at least two lanes, an Extensible Host Controller Interface, and a Universal Serial Bus 3.0 root hub. The...
9031064 Providing a load/store communication protocol with a low power physical unit  
In one embodiment, a converged protocol stack can be used to unify communications from a first communication protocol to a second communication protocol to provide for data transfer across a...
9021167 Method and a bus device for transmitting safety-oriented data  
Safe bus devices use a safety protocol in order to transmit safe data encapsulated in an industrial Ethernet message via an Ethernet-based field bus. However, this restricts the safe bus device to...
9014869 Communication converter for connecting an automation device to a computer and method for controlling the communication converter  
A communication converter for connecting automation devices having different operating voltages to a host computer, including an interface component and a transceiver component coupled to the...
8990472 Methods and systems for running network protocols over peripheral component interconnect express  
Methods and devices for running network protocols over Peripheral Component Interconnect Express are disclosed. The methods and devices may receive an electronic signal comprising data. The...
8990460 CPU interconnect device  
The present disclosure provides a CPU interconnect device, the CPU interconnect device connects with a first CPU, which includes a quick path interconnect QPI interface and a serial deserial...
8972640 Controlling a physical link of a first protocol using an extended capability structure of a second protocol  
In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a first field of a first link capabilities register of a first device having a protocol stack including a transaction layer and a link layer...
8972646 Superspeed inter-chip interface  
An interface for low power, high bandwidth communications between units in a device in provided herein. The interface comprises a USB 3.0 system interface and a SuperSpeed inter-chip (SSIC)...
8964203 Image forming apparatus and image reading apparatus including interfaces that receive commands to transition from power saving modes  
An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit; a power supply controller controls the image forming apparatus to operate in a power saving mode, in which supply of power to the image...
8959273 Composite data transmission interface and a judgment method thereof  
The present invention relates to a composite data transmission interface and a judgment method thereof which is based on metal contacts shared by a smart card and a USB and comprise steps as...
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...
8949501 Method and apparatus for a configurable packet routing, buffering and scheduling scheme to optimize throughput with deadlock prevention in SRIO-to-PCIe bridges  
A method and apparatus for a configurable packet routing, buffering and scheduling scheme to optimize throughput with deadlock prevention in SRIO-to-PCIe Bridges have been described. A single...
8949502 PCIe NVRAM card based on NVDIMM  
A memory system controller includes one or more sockets for accommodating NVDIMM cards produced by different NVDIMM providers; a PCIe interface for coupling the memory system controller to a host;...
8949478 Intelligent serial interface  
An intelligent serial interface circuit in accordance with one embodiment of the invention can include a first communication interface circuit for enabling a first communication protocol. The...
8943257 Protocol neutral fabric  
An embodiment integrates non-PCI compliant devices with PCI compliant operating systems. A fabric system mimics the behavior of PCI. When non-PCI compliant devices do not know how to respond to...
8938568 Multi-processor electronic systems  
Disclosed herein is a system having a multi-processor configuration for electronics devices and systems, such as, computing and communication devices like laptop, notebook, tablets, smartphones,...
8935454 Connectors transmitting/receiving an input/output signal as a communication signal, communication harness with the connectors, and the communication system with the connectors  
A connector for communication contains a connecting section, which is connected to communication line; and a network controller, which is connected internally to the connecting section, interprets...
8930610 System and method for transmitting control signals over HDMI  
A device for transmitting multiple control formats from an audio/video source to an audio/video monitor receiver. The device includes a high definition multimedia interface cable that has a...
8930609 Method, apparatus, and system for manageability and secure routing and endpoint access  
A solution is presented to securing endpoints without the need for a separate bus or communication path. The solution allows for controlling access to endpoints by utilizing a management protocol...
8918573 Input/output (I/O) expansion response processing in a peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) environment  
Embodiments of the invention relate to optimizing EDRAM refresh rates in a high performance cache architecture. A request is received from a requester to perform an operation on an I/O adapters....
8904079 Tunneling platform management messages through inter-processor interconnects  
Methods and apparatus for tunneling platform management messages through inter-processor interconnects. Platform management messages are received from a management entity such as a management...
8904078 High speed serial peripheral interface system  
A serial peripheral interface (SPI) system including a bus adapter is disclosed. The bus adapter may include a data converter that may be adapted to receive respective first and second data from a...
8898349 IPMI over USB data transfer between host computer and baseboard management controller (BMC)  
Certain aspects direct to data transfer between a baseboard management controller (BMC) and a host computer. When the BMC is connected to the host computer via a universal serial bus (USB)...
8898358 Multi-protocol communication on an I2C bus  
A method, device and computer program product for providing multi-protocol communication on an inter-integrated circuit (I2C) bus. The method for providing multi-protocol communication on an...
8890876 Microprocessor including a display interface in the microprocessor  
A processing system is disclosed. The processing system comprises a first integrated circuit. The first integrated circuit includes a processor core, a display interface and memory controller...
8880770 Protocol translating adapter  
An adapter facilitates communications between an accessory and a media source. When the adapter is connected to the accessory, the adapter can receive a connection request from the media source....
8874819 USB connection cable  
The present invention relates to an improved USB connection cable, comprising: a first electrical connector, a second electrical connector and a third electrical connector, wherein the first...
8874820 Mechanism for facilitating a configurable port-type peripheral component interconnect express/serial advanced technology attachment host controller architecture  
A mechanism for facilitating configuration of port-type Peripheral Component Interconnect Express/Serial Advanced Technology Attachment host controller architecture is described. In one...
8868815 Information processing device and method  
An information processing device including a reader unit connected through a connection switch to a first control section and a second control section. The first control section is connected to...
8856420 Multi-protocol I/O interconnect flow control  
Described are embodiments of methods, apparatuses, and systems for multi-protocol tunneling across a multi-protocol I/O interconnect of computer apparatus. A method for managing flow across the...
8838866 Operation method for a computer system  
A device receives a standard command. The device judges whether an address field and/or a data length field and/or a data field of the standard command includes at least one of a vendor command, a...
8838869 Multi-protocol data bus interface  
In one embodiment, a multi-protocol communication circuit is provided. The communication circuit includes a plurality of protocol bridge circuits, each configured to convert data between a first...
8819327 Communication system having a can bus and a method for operating such a communication system  
A communication system having one CAN bus and at least two devices interconnected by the CAN bus is described, at least one of the devices including: i) a CAN controller, which is suitable for...
8812764 Apparatus installing devices controlled by MDIO or SPI protocol and method to control the same  
An apparatus including a plurality of internal devices that communicates concurrently with a controller by one of the MDIO protocol and the SPI protocol is disclosed. The controller of the...
8806099 Information technology integration with automation systems  
The subject disclosure pertains to transparent communications in an industrial automation environment amongst automation system components and IT systems. Systems and methods are provided that...
8799551 Gateway apparatus for substation automation system  
A communication gateway apparatus for a substation automation system, the gateway includes a VERSA Module Eurocard (VME) bus to provide a data communication path, a Peripheral Component...
8788734 Methods and devices for universal serial bus port event extension  
Methods and apparatus for implementing a port management protocol which can be used to manage communication between one or more USB devices and a USB host at a distance greater than that allowed...
8782315 Expansion card controller for controlling a radio system  
An expansion card and method for controlling a radio system integrates PCDD operations into a PCMCIA or ExpressCard which can be inserted into an external display, smart screen PCMCIA slot, or...
8782318 Increasing Input Output Hubs in constrained link based multi-processor systems  
Methods and apparatus relating to increase Input Output Hubs in constrained link based multi-processor systems are described. In one embodiment, a first input output hub (IOH) and a second IOH are...
8775691 Detecting firmware version for an input/output adapter  
An indication of a version of a firmware stored in an input/output adapter may be provided by a method that includes detecting whether a first pin is connected to an external circuit, detecting...
8769163 Method and apparatus for controlling operating conditions of a peripheral device based on mode of interconnection  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for controlling the operating condition of a peripheral device based on the mode of interconnection of the peripheral device of a host device....
8769180 Upbound input/output expansion request and response processing in a PCIe architecture  
Embodiments of the invention relate to non-standard I/O adapters in a standardized input/output (I/O) architecture. An aspect of the invention includes initiating a first request to perform an...
8762618 Apparatus and methods to communicatively couple field devices to controllers in a process control system  
A disclosed example system includes a termination panel, and a shared bus on the termination panel. The shared bus is to removably receive a plurality of bases that removably receive modules to...
8751722 Providing a peripheral component interconnect (PCI)-compatible transaction level protocol for a system on a chip (SoC)  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having an adapter to communicate according to a personal computer (PC) protocol and a second protocol. A first interface coupled to...
8751676 Message communication techniques  
A network protocol unit interface is described that uses a message engine to transfer contents of received network protocol units in message segments to a destination message engine. The network...
8745303 Integrating non-peripheral component interconnect (PCI) resources into a computer system  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having an adapter to communicate according to a personal computer (PC) protocol and a second protocol. A first interface coupled to...
8745304 USB to SD bridge  
A USB-to-SDIO bridge (UTSB) to efficiently transmit SD/SDIO commands in USB packets. The UTSB may allow the majority of the device drivers for a given SD/SDIO device to remain intact, requiring...
8745292 System and method for routing I/O expansion requests and responses in a PCIE architecture  
A system for implementing non-standard input/output (I/O) adapters in a standardized I/O architecture, comprising an I/O hub communicatively coupled to an I/O bus and a plurality of I/O adapters...
8737390 Providing a load/store communication protocol with a low power physical unit  
In one embodiment, a converged protocol stack can be used to unify communications from a first communication protocol to a second communication protocol to provide for data transfer across a...
8732375 Multi-protocol configurable transceiver with independent channel-based PCS in an integrated circuit  
Structures and methods are disclosed relating to a multi-protocol transceiver including lane-based Physical Coding Sublayer (“PCS”) circuitry that is configurable to adapt to one of a plurality of...