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9008260 Non-volatile memory counter  
A counter in a non-volatile memory including at least two sub-counters, each counting with a different modulo, an increment of the counter being transferred on a single one of the sub-counters and...
8964931 Frequency scaling counter  
A counter is provided, where, as the number of events that occur increases, the frequency in which the events are counted is scaled.
8949493 Configurable multi-lane scrambler for flexible protocol support  
Various structures and methods are disclosed related to configurable scrambling circuitry. Embodiments can be configured to support one of a plurality of protocols. Some embodiments relate to a...
8941408 Configuring data registers to program a programmable device with a configuration bit stream without phantom bits  
Techniques and mechanisms dynamically configure shift registers among registers composing data registers in a circuit such as a Programmable Logic Device (PLD). A configuration bit stream used to...
8848858 Integrated non-volatile monotonic counters  
Some embodiments include a counter having a first generator to generate signals having different frequencies, and a second generator to generate counter values of the counter. Each of the counter...
8761332 Dynamic prescaling counters  
A prescaling counter includes a prescaling unit and a counter. The prescaling unit includes a programmable divider that is arranged to divide an event clock that includes signaled events to...
8755484 Trigger circuits and event counters for an IC  
Some embodiments provide an integrated circuit (“IC”). The IC includes multiple configurable circuits that configurably perform operations of a user design based on configuration data. The IC also...
8693614 Universal counter/timer circuit  
A counter/timer circuit and method of generating timed output signals using the counter/timer circuit, uses multiple counters that are configurable to operate as one or more counters. The counters...
8693615 RAM-based event counters using transposition  
Methods and structures that implement an event counter in a RAM are provided. A method includes providing a count-RAM, a carry-RAM, and a pre-counter corresponding to an event source. A column in...
8660233 Non-volatile memory counter  
A counter in a non-volatile memory including at least two sub-counters, each counting with a different modulo, an increment of the counter being transferred on a single one of the sub-counters and...
8589641 Combined parallel/serial status register read  
Methods and devices are disclosed, such as those involving a solid state memory device that includes a status register configured to be read with a combined parallel and serial read scheme. One...
8438414 Method to implement a monotonic counter with reduced flash part wear  
A method of using a counter stored in flash memory includes providing a base value field, a selector field, and a plurality of increment fields. The base value field represents a base value for...
8413004 Lengthening life of a limited life memory  
A phase-change memory (PCM) includes a matrix of storage cells, including at least a first group with at least one cell. Each cell includes a phase change material having at least a first...
8345816 RAM-based event counters using transposition  
Methods and structures that implement an event counter in a RAM are provided. A method includes providing a count-RAM, a carry-RAM, and a pre-counter corresponding to an event source. A column in...
8327091 Combined parallel/serial status register read  
Methods and devices are disclosed, such as those involving a solid state memory device that includes a status register configured to be read with a combined parallel and serial read scheme. One...
8295428 Trigger circuits and event counters for an IC  
Some embodiments provide an integrated circuit (“IC”). The IC includes multiple configurable circuits that configurably perform operations of a user design based on configuration data. The IC also...
8195973 Method to implement a monotonic counter with reduced flash part wear  
A method of using a counter stored in flash memory includes providing a base value field, a selector field, and a plurality of increment fields. The base value field represents a base value for...
8189732 Non-volatile memory counter  
A counter is efficiently implemented in non-volatile memory by using two binary counters and selectively using one or the other as a current counter. Writes to the binary counters are minimized by...
8175213 System and method for setting counter threshold value  
A system and method for configuring threshold values for fixed time delay counters of a System on a Chip (SoC) uses a reference clock signal and one or more frequency sub-range control signals...
8064567 Method and device for the incremention of counter statuses stored in memory cells of a memory  
A method for the incrementation of counter statuses in memory cells, which are arranged respectively in rows and columns of a first memory adds a “1” to the memory content of a memory cell of a...
8027425 Asynchronous loadable down counter  
The disclosed embodiments relate to an asynchronous down counter, which can be loaded with any value N and then decrement exactly N times. The counter comprises an array of cells, wherein each...
7877759 System for efficient performance monitoring of a large number of simultaneous events  
A system for monitoring a large number of simultaneous events implements a hybrid counter array device having a first counter portion comprising counter devices, each counter device for receiving...
7861126 Implementation-efficient multiple-counter value hardware performance counter  
An implementation-efficient, multiple-counter value hardware performance counter is disclosed. A hardware counter of one embodiment includes a memory array and a hardware incrementer. The array...
7809901 Combined parallel/serial status register read  
Methods and devices are disclosed, such as those involving a solid state memory device that includes a status register configured to be read with a combined parallel and serial read scheme. One...
7782995 Low latency counter event indication  
A hybrid counter array device for counting events with interrupt indication includes a first counter portion comprising N counter devices, each for counting signals representing event occurrences...
7735031 Method and apparatus for self identification of circuitry  
A system that includes a controller for enabling an enumeration operation. The enumeration operation is performed by a controller (110) and logic elements (120) in a system, such that each logic...
7688931 Space and power efficient hybrid counters array  
A hybrid counter array device for counting events. The hybrid counter array includes a first counter portion comprising N counter devices, each counter device for receiving signals representing...
7573969 Counter using shift for enhanced endurance  
A counting device includes a set of memory cells, which are configured to store respective bits of a count code. A controller is coupled to the memory cells so as to increment, in response to...
7551706 Counter device and counting method  
A counter device includes: a rewritable counter having a non-volatile memory which requires sector erasure to once turn all data in a sector into high data, prior to changing low data into high...
7532700 Space and power efficient hybrid counters array  
A hybrid counter array device for counting events. The hybrid counter array includes a first counter portion comprising N counter devices, each counter device for receiving signals representing...
7526059 Balanced Grey code utilization to increase NVM endurance  
A counting device includes a set of memory cells, including multiple groups of the memory cells configured to store count words of a count code, which include a less significant word and a more...
7461383 Method and apparatus for efficient performance monitoring of a large number of simultaneous events  
A system for monitoring a large number of simultaneous events implements a hybrid counter array device having a first counter portion comprising counter devices, each counter device for receiving...
7437622 Implementation-efficient multiple-counter value hardware performance counter  
An implementation-efficient, multiple-counter value hardware performance counter is disclosed. A hardware counter of one embodiment includes a memory array and a hardware incrementer. The array...
7426253 Low latency counter event indication  
A hybrid counter array device for counting events with interrupt indication includes a first counter portion comprising N counter devices, each for counting signals representing event occurrences...
7272754 Implementation-efficient multiple-counter value hardware performance counter  
An implementation-efficient, multiple-counter value hardware performance counter is disclosed. A hardware counter of one embodiment includes a memory array and a hardware incrementer. The array...
7154983 Method of operating a first-in first-out (FIFO) circuit  
The present invention provides an overflow detector for a FIFO. The FIFO includes a plurality of registers each having an input and an output, a plurality of write signals each respectively...
7085341 Counter with non-uniform digit base  
A nonvolatile counter. A nonvolatile storage is organized in digits having non-uniform bases. Circuitry is provided to increment a count value represented by the digits in response to an increment...
7065607 System and method for implementing a counter  
A counter is provided which can be implemented in flash memory allowing longer life through fewer erasures. The counter is incremented using a method that minimizes bit transitions from 1 to 0. In...
6944256 Optimizing use of statistics counters  
Optimizing statistics counter use is disclosed. A total number of counter bits to be used to track two or more statistics is determined. The total number of counter bits is allocated among the two...
6922619 System and method for selectively limiting tractive effort to facilitate train control  
Method for controlling the level of tractive efforts in a train having a first locomotive at a head end of the train, constituting a lead locomotive, and a second locomotive positioned in the...
6922456 Counter system and method  
A system and method for performing counting operations for a plurality of components is disclosed. A memory stores a plurality of counts from different components. The memory is coupled to a...
6895070 Counter circuit  
The counter circuit comprises the initial value single port RAM having N initial value registers allocated for memorizing N initial values, the counter register single port RAM having N counter...
6882697 Digital counter  
A digital counter with a dial position having a hardware part which determines the n lowest-value bits of the dial position and a software part which determines the remaining higher-value bits of...
6839397 Circuit configuration for generating control signals for testing high-frequency synchronous digital circuits  
A circuit configuration for generating control signals for testing high-frequency synchronous digital circuits, especially memory chips, is described. A p-stage shift register which is clocked at...
6792065 Method for counting beyond endurance limitations of non-volatile memories  
A digital counter that uses non-volatile memories as storage cells, wherein the storage cells are sub-divided into two groups, one for the implementation of a rotary counter that keeps track of...
6687325 Counter with non-uniform digit base  
A nonvolatile counter. A nonvolatile storage is organized in digits having non-uniform bases. Circuitry is provided to increment a count value represented by the digits in response to an increment...
6556645 Multi-bit counter  
A multi-bit counter of the present invention is capable of high-speed operation because the time needed for increasing count values and combining count bits for a carry can be minimized by...
6542568 Soap dispenser having reward program  
A system for rewarding and encouraging compliance with a predetermined personal hygiene standard in a hygiene compliance program. The system comprises a fluid dispenser. The fluid dispenser...
6519311 Overflow detector for FIFO  
The present invention provides an overflow detector for a FIFO. The FIFO includes a plurality of registers each having an input and an output, a plurality of write signals each respectively...
6501817 Area efficient redundancy multiplexer circuit technique for integrated circuit devices providing significantly reduced parasitic capacitance  
An improved integrated circuit area efficient redundancy multiplexer circuit technique provides similar functionality to conventional CMOS transmission, or “pass” gates while concomitantly...

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