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Coded data generation or conversion April category listing, related patent applications 04/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100102997 - Device for entering fuel price information into vehicles.: The location of the device is convenient since a user who is pumping gas/recharging power usually has a few moments to himself to enter numbers while the gas is being filled. It's the perfect opportunity to enter fuel price data into a vehicle's computer. This device provides a simple, unique... Agent: John Pikolon
20100102996 - Dome array device and a key structure with the dome array device: A dome array device is disclosed, which includes a film plate, a plurality of metal flexible plates, and a covering layer. The film plate has a first surface and a second surface. A plurality of flexible press portions protrudes from the film plate. The metal flexible plates are respectively located... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100102995 - Express cook feature: A method and apparatus for controlling a cooking apparatus is provided including a microprocessor responsive to a set of user actuable keypads. The control comprises a numeric selector for initiating a cook time duration in minutes corresponding to the numeric selector with a first press. The same numeric selector can... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP
20100102998 - Apparatus and method for input of ideographic korean syllables from reduced keyboard: A method is for input of text symbols into an electronic device having a reduced keyboard. The reduced keyboard has keys representing a plurality of characters. The method includes receiving character inputs from the reduced keyboard and identifying symbol variants based on the received character inputs. A list of symbol... Agent: Rim/finnegan
20100102999 - Coding system for memory systems employing high-speed serial links: A method, apparatus and system employing a coder is disclosed. The coder to receive an incoming stream including a first code block and a second code block, and partition the first code block into first small code blocks, and partition the second code block into second small code blocks. The... Agent: Silicon Image/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100103000 - Method for rate increase and method for rate reduction: A method for a rate increase and a method for a rate reduction of a sampling input sequence into a sampling output sequence is provided. The sampling input sequence is subjected to signal processing. Signal processing maps a spreading with a first factor and an interpolation and a decimation with... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100103001 - Methods and apparatus employing fec codes with permanent inactivation of symbols for encoding and decoding processes: A method of encoding data for transmission from a source to a destination over a communications channel is provided. A plurality of encoded symbols are generated from a set of input symbols including source symbols and redundant symbols, wherein the input symbols are organized such that at least one of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100103002 - High-speed serial interface circuit and electronic instrument: A high-speed serial interface circuit includes a data receiver circuit, a clock signal receiver circuit, a logic circuit block that includes at least a serial/parallel conversion circuit, a free-running clock signal generation circuit, a clock signal detection circuit, and an output mask circuit. The clock signal detection circuit compares a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100103004 - Correlated noise and spurious signal reduction: Error introduced by analog to digital conversion of a set of laser pulses can be reduced by shifting the clock reference time associated with the firing of the laser pulse. A timing offset module shifts the timing reference of each laser pulse. Digital codes generated by the ADC from the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLP
20100103003 - Method and apparatus for dithering in multi-bit sigma-delta analog-to-digital converters: A multi-bit (M-bit, M>1) or multi-level (nlev levels, nlev>2, encoded on M bits where M=Floor(log2(nlev))) sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with a variable resolution multi-bit quantizer having its resolution (number of distinct output levels) and associated quantization thresholds changed for each voltage sample with a random or pseudo-random sequence N(n) to... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100103006 - Adc test circuit and semiconductor device: An ADC test circuit has an expected value generator configured to generate an expected value signal for a converted output signal of an ADC (Analog to Digital Converter), a test signal generator configured to generate an input test signal applied to the ADC based on the expected value signal, and... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100103007 - Fast fourier transformation-based analog-to-digital converter calibration system: The present invention discloses an FFT-based ADC calibration system able to solve the problems of capacitor mismatch and finite Op-Amp open loop gain, which result in that the radix of the gain of each stage is not exactly equal to 2. The present invention uses an FFT processor to calculate... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20100103005 - Self auto-calibration of analog circuits in a mixed signal integrated circuit device: Auto-calibration of the analog circuits occurs when requested by a user and/or the occurrence of an event(s). The user may invoke an auto-calibration on demand through an auto-calibration (ACAL) input to the mixed-signal integrated circuit. An external voltage calibration (VCAL) input may be used for auto-calibration of the mixed-signal integrated... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100103008 - System and method of signal sensing, sampling and processing through the exploitation of channel mismatch effects: A system for sensing, sampling and processing an input signal includes an encoding subsystem for sensing and sampling the input signal into a plurality of distinct data paths using a sub-Nyquist sampling rate. The system architecture is designed to induce encoded variations between the plurality of data paths, such as... Agent: Kriegsman & Kriegsman
20100103009 - A/d converter and random-noise reducing method for a/d converters: An A/D converter includes a sample/hold unit that samples an input analog signal at a predetermined timing to hold m (m≧2) equal analog values and successively outputs the m held equal analog values in time series; an A/D converting unit that converts the m equal analog values successively input in... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100103011 - Configurations for data ports at digital interface for multiple data converters: A data converter includes multiple analog to digital converters (ADCs) and uses a reduced number of data ports at the digital interface for transferring signal samples. The bits of the signal samples generated in parallel by the ADCs are multiplexed into fewer data streams than the number of ADCs. The... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
20100103010 - Two-step sub-ranging analog-to-digital converter and method for performing two-step sub-ranging in an analog-to-digital converter: A two-step ADC is provided that achieves significant improvements in the settling time window available for CDAC conversion, FADC sub-ranging and FADC conversion without increasing the amount of chip area or power that are consumed by the ADC. The ADC uses interleaved sampler/buffer circuits to sample the incoming analog signal... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC
20100103015 - Differential amplifier circuit amplifying differential signals with selectively switching between differential signals and ad converter apparatus: A differential amplifier circuit is provided with an operational amplifier and a modulator. The operational amplifier includes a feedback capacitance, and amplifies an analog input signal and outputs an amplified analog output signal. The modulator is connected to a virtual ground point of an input terminal of the operational amplifier,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100103013 - Method and apparatus for dithering in multi-bit sigma-delta digital-to-analog converters: A multi-bit (M-bit, M>1) Sigma-Delta digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with a variable resolution multi-bit quantizer that has its digital value inputs that are truncated or rounded to a resolution that follows a random or pseudo-random sequence to provide automatic dynamic dithering for removing undesired idle tones in the analog output of... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100103014 - Multi-level feed-back digital-to-analog converter using a chopper voltage reference for a switched capacitor sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter: A multi-bit digital-to-analog converter has a reference voltage generator generating a reference voltage with an offset voltage; a switched capacitor stage for generating a plurality of output voltages; and a switching sequencer controlling the switched capacitor stage operable to generate switching patterns for each output voltages, wherein each pattern has... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100103012 - Multi-stage resettable sigma-delta converters: A resettable multi-stage sigma-delta analog-to-digital (A/D) converter enables a sampled analog signal to be resolve with fewer cycles than a resettable single sigma-delta A/D converter. The resettable multi-stage converter includes a cascade of at least two resettable sigma-delta loops having a total number of integrators and an allocation of delays,... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck, LLP Chase Tower
20100103017 - Analog-to-digital converter, solid-state imaging device including the same, and method of digitizing analog signal: An analog-to-digital converter receives first and second analog signal voltages, and first and second comparison voltages. The first and second comparison voltages decrease by the same fixed inclination from a first reference voltage to below the first signal voltage and from a second reference voltage to below the second signal... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100103016 - Sample error minimization for high dynamic range digitization systems: A blending circuit is disclosed to be operable to combine plurality of digital outputs received from an analog to digital conversion system to create a composite digital signal. The analog to digital conversion system receives analog signals originated from multiple but substantially the same source signals, wherein the source signals... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100103018 - Data transmission apparatus and method thereof and data reception apparatus and method thereof: Data transmission apparatus and method thereof, and data reception apparatus and method thereof. Input data is encoded into a plurality of visual codes according to a visual code type. The visual code type includes a sequential type requiring sequential transmission and a nonsequential type not requiring sequential transmission. The sequential... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC04/22/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100097243 - Multifunction mouse: A multifunction mouse includes a main body, a divider, and a cover. The main body includes a front portion as a finger operating portion, a rear portion as a palm holding portion. The divider is configured for dividing the main body. The divider and the cover are positioned in the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100097246 - Input device and keyboard device having illumination function: An input device includes a plurality of manipulation portions; an input function portion manipulated by the manipulation portions to perform an input function; a light guiding sheet facing the rear side of the plurality of manipulation portions; and a light source applying light into the light guiding sheet, wherein a... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100097245 - Keyboard: A keyboard includes a plug, a hub, a keyboard controller, a keyboard circuit, a camera controller, and an image capturing device. The hub includes an output terminal connected to the plug, a first input terminal, and a second input terminal. The keyboard circuit is connected to the first input terminal... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100097244 - Multipurpose keyboard: A keyboard includes a numerical keypad, a switch key, a switch module, a telephone interface, a keyboard control chip, and a telephone module. The numerical keypad is configured for inputting numerical data to a host computer and for inputting telephone numbers. The switch module is connected to the numerical keypad... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100097247 - Physical key interface: A physical keyboard interface for controlling a computer device and methodology of use. The interface includes a body having an upper side, a lower side, a left end and a right end, with each of the left and right ends including an ergonomic hand grip. A display is on the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20100097248 - Method and apparatus for video processing in context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding: A method and apparatus for coding of a significant map in accordance with the present invention. The method include carrying out a scan of at least a portion of a block of transform coefficients, calculating runs of zeros of the scanned data; and coding runs of zeros with variable length... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100097249 - Serial signal receiving device, serial transmission system and serial transmission method: A serial signal receiving device, includes: a serial-parallel converter that converts a transmitted serial signal into a parallel signal, wherein the serialized signal is obtained by the plural signal; a storage unit that stores phase difference information indicating a phase difference among the plural signals; and a correcting unit that... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100097250 - Parallel cabac decoding for video decompression: A method of video decoding is provided that includes receiving a data stream comprising a sequence of syntax elements that were compressed using context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC), such that the encoding of each bin of a bin string representative of a syntax element was performed by arithmetic encoding. Two... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100097251 - Balanced rotator conversion of serialized data: A method, system, and apparatus of a balanced rotator conversion of serialized data are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method to convert serialized data includes acquiring a rotator module output, and generating a balancing signal with a reference module, which operates with a reference frequency. The method further includes processing... Agent: Raj Abhyanker LLP
20100097252 - Calibration device and method thereof for pipelined analog-to-digital converter: A calibration device comprises a comparison unit, a counting unit, a memory, and a compensation circuit. A residue of a sub analog-to-digital converter is compared with a first and a second voltage by the comparison unit for generating a comparison result. A number of times of the residue voltage, out... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100097253 - Low power linear interpolation digital-to-analog conversion: A resistor network digital-to-analog converter (DAC) subdivides each sampling clock cycle of the DAC into a number of phases. For at least one bit input of the DAC associated with a desired input resistor weight, the input bit value is sampled at each phase. Each of those sampled values is... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20100097254 - Mixed-signal control apparatus of modulation system: A mixed-signal control apparatus of a modulation system is provided. The mixed-signal control apparatus includes a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) unit, an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) unit, and a processing unit. When a quantization step of the ADC unit is qADC, a quantization step of the DAC unit is qDAC, and a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100097256 - Apparatus for and method of performing an analog to digital conversion: An analog to digital converter adapted to perform a first, more significant, part of a conversion as a successive approximation conversion, a pipeline conversion or a flash conversion and a second, least significant, part of a conversion as a sigma-delta conversion.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100097257 - Sigma-delta conversion circuit suitable for photocurrent measurement applications: A sigma-delta converter suitable for measuring a photocurrent comprises an input node adapted to receive a current to be measured (Imeas), a capacitor connected to the input node, a clocked comparator coupled to the input node and to a reference voltage Vref at respective inputs, and a switchable current source... Agent: Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Dawson
20100097255 - Temperature compensated delta-sigma modulators with logarithmic dynamic range: Disclosed herein is a delta sigma (ΔΣ or DS) modulator and method for operating the same, the modulator including at least a first proportional to absolute temperature (PTAT) element that conditions an input signal, and a second PTAT element that conditions a reference signal.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100097258 - Apparatus comprising frequency selective circuit and method: An apparatus, having as an input an analog signal, is provided. The apparatus comprises a first circuit comprising an impedance transferring circuit configured to band pass filter the input signal, obtaining a filtered signal; the impedance transferring circuit comprising: a transconductance amplifier (1102), and a switching arrangement (1106, 1108) and... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100097259 - System for processing patient monitoring signals: A patient monitoring signal processing system adaptively varies medical signal data rate. The system uses an analog to digital converter for digitizing an analog cyclically varying input signal derived from a patient in response to a sampling clock input. The sampling clock determines frequency of analog to digital sampling of... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100097260 - Analog-to-digital converter: An analog-to-digital converter includes a first preamplifier receiving a first reference voltage and an input signal, a second preamplifier receiving a second reference voltage and the input signal, a first preamplifier calibrator placed for the first preamplifier and adjusting an input offset of the first preamplifier, a second preamplifier calibrator... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100097261 - Digitizer with variable sampling clock and method using the same: A digitizer comprising an analog to digital converter (ADC), a sampling frequency generator, and a controller. The ADC samples an IF signal to generate a digital signal. The sampling frequency generator is coupled to the ADC and provides a sampling clock of variable frequency to the ADC. The controller is... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP04/15/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100090872 - Keyboard and information processing device: A keyboard includes a base, and plural keys arranged on the base, wherein at least a part of the plural keys are arranged in plural steps in a depth direction of the keyboard, in the shape of a sector in such a manner that the keys closer to a central... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100090871 - Keyswitch and keyboard: The invention discloses a keyswitch and a keyboard. The keyboard includes a base plate assembly and a plurality of keyswitches. The base plate assembly includes a first base plate and a second base plate. The second base plate is riveted to the first base plate. Each keyswitch includes a keyswitch... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec
20100090874 - Digital-analog conversion circuit and output data correction method of the same: A digital-analog conversion circuit includes a correction unit that adds a correction bit to a lower-order bit of externally input first digital input data and outputs second digital input data, and a conversion unit that receives the second digital input data and outputs an analog value, and the correction unit... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100090873 - Systems and methods for characterizing component ratios and generating a digital representation of same: Circuits and methods for determining component ratios are provided. An analog to digital converter circuit may include comparison capacitors arranged in an upper group and a lower group for quantizing analog signals into the digital domain. In addition to determining the lower bits during an analog to digital conversion of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100090875 - Dithering technique for reducing digital interference: The invention is directed to a circuit and method for equalizing digital interference. A digital interference equalizing circuit may include a signal clipping unit, receiving a digital signal and clipping the digital signal based upon a clipping function, and a dithering unit adding dither to the clipped digital signal. A... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100090876 - Continuous synchronization for multiple adcs: A system, apparatus and method for continuous synchronization of multiple ADC circuits is described. The ADC circuits can be arranged in a master-slave configuration within the system so that the converter clock is subdivided into slower speeds for the data output clock or for the control of de-multiplexing the outputs... Agent: Munck Carter/nsc
20100090878 - Apparatus and methods for processing remote control information: A message transmitting signal comprised of a sequence of high level and low level pulses arranged to provide a message, such as the IR bit pattern output by a remote control device, is analysed. Distinct durations during which pulses are at a high level are formed into a first table... Agent: Setter Roche LLP
20100090877 - Remote control device: The present invention is directed to a system and method which allows a device user who is within a sterile environment to interact remotely with a device physically located outside of the sterile zone. In one embodiment, the remote link is wireless and allows the operator to adjust critical controls... Agent: Sonosite, Inc. / Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P.04/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100085216 - Vibration based user input for mobile devices: A method, system, and apparatus of a vibration based user input for mobile devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of controlling an electronic device includes receiving an impact signal, (e.g., a vibration generated by a user controlled impact with a surface mechanically coupled to a housing of the... Agent: Raj Abhyanker LLP
20100085217 - Input key subassembly for minimizing emission of light from unintended paths: An input key subassembly for a handheld communication device is dislosed herein. The input key subassembly includes a dome overlay panel and a lightguide panel. The dome overlay panel includes a dome overlay layer and a dome switch having a peak facing frontally. The dome overlay layer has a front... Agent: Rim
20100085218 - Combinatorial coding/decoding with specified occurrences for electrical computers and digital data processing systems: Embodiments described herein may include example embodiments of a method, article and apparatus for compressing data utilizing combinatorial coding with specified occurrences which may be used for communicating between two or more components connected to an interconnection medium (e.g., a bus) within a single computer or digital data processing system,... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20100085219 - Combinatorial coding/decoding with specified occurrences for electrical computers and digital data processing systems: Embodiments described herein may include example embodiments of a method, article and apparatus for compressing data utilizing combinatorial coding with specified occurrences which may be used for communicating between two or more components connected to an interconnection medium (e.g., a bus) within a single computer or digital data processing system,... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20100085220 - Low-power asynchronous counter and method: Design techniques for a low-power asynchronous counter. In an exemplary embodiment, the clock inputs and signal outputs of a plurality of flip-flops are serially concatenated to implement an asynchronous counting mechanism. The signal outputs of the plurality of flip-flops are sampled by successively delayed versions of a reference signal. Further... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100085222 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer product: A computer-readable recording medium stores therein an information processing program that causes a computer to execute storing an aggregate of layers of nodes respectively having a pointer to an upper node, pointers to a leaf and/or a lower node and branches to lower nodes; obtaining a totaling result of appearance... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20100085221 - Mode switched adaptive combinatorial coding/decoding for electrical computers and digital data processing systems: Embodiments described herein may include example embodiments of a method, article and apparatus for compressing data utilizing adaptive combinatorial encoding with either specified occurrences or specified data length which may be used for communicating between two or more components connected to an interconnection medium (e.g., a bus) within a single... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20100085223 - Variable length integer encoding system and method: Variable-length integer encoding and deciding systems and methods are provided herein.... Agent: Axios Law Group. PLLC
20100085224 - Adaptive combinatorial coding/decoding with specified occurrences for electrical computers and digital data processing systems: Embodiments described herein may include example embodiments of a method, article and apparatus for compressing data utilizing a combinatorial encoder with specified occurrences which may be used for communicating between two or more components connected to an interconnection medium (e.g., a bus) within a single computer or digital data processing... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP
20100085225 - Successive approximation adc with binary error tolerance mechanism: A successive approximation ADC is disclosed. A comparator receives and compares a sampled input signal and an output of a DAC. Non-binary successive approximation register (SAR) control logic controls sampling of the input signal and controls a sequence of comparisons based on comparison result of the comparator. The SAR control... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP
20100085226 - Analog correction of a phase-mismatch in high-sample rate time-interleaved analog-to-digital converters: A method of phase mismatch correction in high-sample rate time-interleaved analog-to-digital converters (ADC) is provided. An ADC parallel array has an output signal that is processed by a phase-mismatch detector. The detector drives a clock generator control circuit for the ADC array. The clock generator includes a common mode logic... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100085227 - Stage-resolution scalable opamp-sharing technique for pipelined/cyclic adc: An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for pipelined ADCs or cyclic ADCs is disclosed. The ADC includes at least one pair of two stages connected in series, and the two stages have different bits of resolution. An amplifier is shared by the pair of two stages such that the two stages operate... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP
20100085228 - Semiconductor device having ae modulator, and semiconductor system: A semiconductor device comprises an overflow detection circuit (5) which compares an output of at least one integrator in a ΔΣ modulator (13) with a predetermined value to output an overflow detection signal; an overflow frequency calculation circuit (6) which calculates an overflow frequency value that is the frequency of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100085229 - Algorithmic analog-to-digital converter: Provided is an algorithmic analog-to-digital converter (ADC). In the algorithmic ADC, the number of preprocessing amplifiers used in a flash ADC is reduced by sharing the preprocessing amplifiers in the flash ADC, and thus chip size can be reduced. In addition, power consumption can be reduced by dynamically decreasing the... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20100085231 - Data processing device comprising adc unit: A device (100) for processing data, the device (100) comprising a plurality of signal paths (130, 140, 150) each receiving an identical analog input signal (104), at least one signal conditioning unit (101 to 103) in at least one of the plurality of signal paths (130, 140, 150), wherein each... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100085230 - Sigma delta modulator and sigma delta a/d converter using the same: A sigma-delta modulator is provided. The sigma-delta modulator includes a differential amplifier which outputs a difference signal indicating a difference between an input analog signal and a feedback input analog signal, an integrator which integrates the difference signal, a band pass filter unit connected to the integrator in parallel which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100085232 - Parallel analog-digital converter with dual static ladder: The invention relates to fast, high resolution, analog digital converters, and more particularly those which possess at least one conversion stage of “flash” type. The converter according to the invention uses N differential amplifiers with four inputs. The amplifier of rank j receives the input voltage to be converted Vep−Ven... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP04/01/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100079309 - Configurable buttons for electronic devices: Configurable buttons for electronic devices such as portable electronic devices are provided. A configurable button may have a button member that moves relative to a device housing when it is desired to activate a switch. The button may have an associated touch sensor. The touch sensor may detect when a... Agent: Treyz Law Group
20100079310 - Adaptive keyboard for ultra-mobile devices: A method is provided. The method includes receiving inputs typed by a user of a keyboard and analyzing the inputs to identify typing errors made by the user. The method also includes customizing a layout of the keyboard to reduce the identified typing errors.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100079312 - Apparatus and method of lossless coding and decoding: An apparatus and a method of lossless coding and decoding are provided. The apparatus to perform lossless coding may selectively perform an arithmetic coding scheme or a Huffman coding scheme with respect to a symbol. The apparatus to perform lossless coding may generate a bitstream including a first coding bit,... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20100079311 - System and method for lossless data compression: An embodiment of a method for compressing data includes variable length coding one or more values of control codes generated from dictionary coding the data, wherein the control codes comprise literals and indices, wherein each index comprises a length value and a pointer to previously read in data. An embodiment... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC
20100079313 - Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing data: The described embodiments include a system for performing data compression. The system includes a compression mechanism with N channels, and an internal decompression mechanism in the compression mechanism that accepts N channels of fixed-length packets. The compression mechanism is configured to receive an input bit stream that includes a set... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100079315 - Huffman decoding method and apparatus: A decoder for decoding an input bit stream into a plurality of symbols is provided. The decoder includes an extractor, a length generator, a base selector, and a processing unit. The extractor receives the input bit stream and extracts a code with a predetermined codeword length therefrom. The length generator... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100079314 - Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing data: One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus for compressing data, comprising a compression mechanism which includes N channels. During operation, the compression mechanism receives a set of data words from an input bit-stream, compresses the data words into a set of variable-length words, and stores an I-th variable-length... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100079316 - Digital signal transmitting apparatus and digital signal transmitting method: A digital signal transmitting apparatus includes an encoder which converts parallel input signals of multiple channels into serial data in a manner synchronized with a first clock signal, and a decoder which converts the serial data into parallel output signals of the multiple channels in a manner synchronized with a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100079318 - Data conversion circuitry and method therefor: A data converter for converting analog signals to digital signals, or for converting digital signals to analog signals is provided. In one embodiment, a production self-test is provided. In one embodiment, a high-speed lower-resolution method or mode for a data converter is provided. In one embodiment, a differential data converter... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20100079319 - Data conversion circuitry and method therefor: A data converter for converting analog signals to digital signals, or for converting digital signals to analog signals is provided. In one embodiment, a production self-test is provided. In one embodiment, a high-speed lower-resolution method or mode for a data converter is provided. In one embodiment, a differential data converter... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20100079320 - Digital to analog converter: A digital to analog converter (DAC) converting a digital code to an output voltage and capable of self calibration. The DAC includes a self-calibration signal generator generating a self-calibration signal based on the output voltage, a constant current generator, a first and a second current provider and a current-voltage converter.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100079317 - Method and apparatus for testing data converter: A data converter for converting analog signals to digital signals, or for converting digital signals to analog signals is provided. In one embodiment, a production self-test is provided. In one embodiment, a high-speed lower-resolution method or mode for a data converter is provided. In one embodiment, a differential data converter... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20100079321 - Analogue-to-digital converter (adc) dynamic range and gain control: The present invention relates to a method for using the peak-to-average power ratio (PAR) of signals received by a receiver to control the gain of the receiver for an analogue-to-digital converter (ADC) and/or to control the dynamic range of the ADC.... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20100079322 - High noise environment measurement technique: An electronic measurement system for extracting a small AC signal from a dominant DC background signal, which can be changing at a rate similar to that at which the desired signal changes. The invention is particularly useful for pulse rate measurement of a subject even while undergoing vigorous motion such... Agent: Telesen Ltd.
20100079323 - Switching converters controlled via sigma delta modulation: Low-cost switching converter systems are provided which combine analog generation of a current signal with digital generation of a loop error signal that is realized with a control loop that includes a high-resolution, low-bandwidth sigma-delta modulator and a low-resolution digital-to-analog converter. The current signal and error signal are differenced to... Agent: Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Dawson
20100079324 - Sigma-delta converter noise cancellation: Embodiments provide apparatuses, systems, and methods to convert an analog signal input into a sigma-delta digital output at a high sampling rate and correct for noise components of the digital output. An analog filter coupled to a sigma-delta converter accepts a noise-shaped analog signal from the sigma-delta converter to attenuate... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20100079325 - Data conversion circuitry and method therefor: A data converter for converting analog signals to digital signals, or for converting digital signals to analog signals is provided. In one embodiment, a production self-test is provided. In one embodiment, a high-speed lower-resolution method or mode for a data converter is provided. In one embodiment, a differential data converter... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20100079326 - Method and circuit for digitizing with improved resolution: Embodiments of the invention relate to a method and a corresponding circuit for digitizing an analog signal. Applying a nonlinear function to the signal, digitizing the signal and applying the inverse of the nonlinear function to the digital samples improve the digital samples.... Agent: Slater & Matsil LLP
20100079327 - Data conversion circuitry and method therefor: A data converter for converting analog signals to digital signals, or for converting digital signals to analog signals is provided. In one embodiment, a production self-test is provided. In one embodiment, a high-speed lower-resolution method or mode for a data converter is provided. In one embodiment, a differential data converter... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law DepartmentPrevious industry: Communications: electrical
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