07979168 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 21 patents.

In a particular embodiment, a method includes receiving a powered device (PD) detection signal at a PD from a powered network and applying the PD detection signal to an external resistor to provide a detection signature to the powered network. Further, the method includes receiving a PD classification mark signal at the PD, applying the received PD classification mark signal to the external resistor, and selectively activating a classification mark current path in parallel with the external resistor to produce a classification mark signature.

Title
Powered device including a multi-use detection resistor
Application Number
12/208533
Publication Number
7979168 (B2)
Application Date
September 11, 2008
Publication Date
July 12, 2011
Inventor
D Matthew Landry
Austin
TX, US
Alejandro Velez
Austin
TX, US
Agent
R Michael Reed
Polansky & Associations P L L C
Assignee
Silicon Laboratories
TX, US
IPC
G06F 1/26
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