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Mahmud Assar, Petro Estakhri, Siamack Nemazie, Mahmood Mozaffari: Flash memory mass storage architecture incorporating wear leveling technique without using cam cells. Cirrus Logic, Haverstock & Associates, January 16, 1996: US05485595 (316 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor mass storage device can be substituted for a rotating hard disk. The device avoid an erase cycle each time information stored in the mass storage is changed. Erase cycles are avoided by programming an altered data file into an empty mass storage block rather than over itself as a har ...


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Mahmud Assar, Siamack Nemazie, Petro Estakhri: Flash memory mass storage architecture incorporation wear leveling technique. Cirrus Logic, Haverstock & Associates, December 26, 1995: US05479638 (315 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor mass storage device can be substituted for a rotating hard disk. The device avoids an erase cycle each time information stored in the mass storage is changed. (The erase cycle is understood to include, fully programming the block to be erased, and then erasing the block.) Erase cycle ...


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Mahmud Assar, Siamack Nemazie, Petro Estakhri: Flash memory mass storage architecture. Cirrus Logic, Haverstock Medlen & Carroll, February 7, 1995: US05388083 (276 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor mass storage system and architecture can be substituted for a rotating hard disk. The system and architecture avoid an erase cycle each time information stored in the mass storage is changed. (The erase cycle is understood to include, fully programming the block to be erased, and the ...


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Rafael Heredia: Voice communication during a multi-player game. Cirrus Logic, Robert P Bell, Peter Rutkowski, June 5, 2001: US06241612 (241 worldwide citation)

Real-time synchronized voice communications during a multi-player game is disclosed. A server is connected to client computers, players. Players can speak into a microphone and have their voice transmitted to all players or a select few. Digitized voice communications are transmitted along with othe ...


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John L Melanson: Color variations in a dimmable lighting device with stable color temperature light sources. Cirrus Logic, Hamilton & Terrile, Kent B Chambers, October 30, 2007: US07288902 (224 worldwide citation)

A method and system allow a lighting device having light sources with multiple color temperatures to vary a color temperature of the lighting device in response to changing dimming levels. The light sources are non-incandescent light sources, such as light emitting diodes and/or gas-discharge lights ...


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Chester Floyd Bassetti Jr, Chin Hsian Chang, Vlad Bril, Rakesh Kumar Bindlish: Method and apparatus for compensating crosstalk in liquid crystal displays. Cirrus Logic, Limbach & Limbach L, September 23, 1997: US05670973 (189 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for compensating crosstalk in liquid crystal displays is disclosed which involves applying boost voltages to the rows and columns of the display in proportion to the number of ON pixels in a row or column, the number of transition between "ON-and-OFF" or "OFF-and-ON" in each c ...


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Kent D Anderson, Neal Glover: General purpose, hash-based technique for single-pass lossless data compression. Cirrus Logic, Roger W Blakely Jr, William E Alford, Gary B Goates, April 11, 1995: US05406279 (171 worldwide citation)

A general-purpose, single-pass, adaptive, and lossless data compression invention implements an LZ1-like method using a hash-based architecture. It is suitable for use in data storage and data communications applications. Implementation efficiency, in terms of required memory and logic gates relativ ...


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John L Melanson: LED lighting system with a multiple mode current control dimming strategy. Cirrus Logic, Hamilton & Terrile, Kent B Chambers, July 20, 2010: US07759881 (170 worldwide citation)

A light emitting diode (LED) lighting system includes a controller to control current in one or more LEDs in response to a dimming level input. The LED lighting system implements a dimming strategy having two modes of operation that allow the LED lighting system to dim the LEDs using an active value ...


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Steven H Gardner, Sheldon L Gilbert, Carl Thomas Hardin, James E Petranovich: Reverse channel reuse scheme in a time shared cellular communication system. Cirrus Logic, Stephen Shaw, Marty Jaquez, March 14, 2000: US06038455 (162 worldwide citation)

A time sharing method and apparatus for frequency reuse in cellular communication systems. Frequency reuse is enhanced by synchronizing cell transmit/receive base stations in a cellular system to a common time base, and then sharing the available frequencies via allocated time slots. Cells using the ...


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David Keene: Managing audio data using a graphics display controller. Cirrus Logic, Steven Arthur Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker Shaw, Ian Cartier, September 3, 1996: US05553220 (153 worldwide citation)

A graphics display controller is used to manage audio data within a computer-based multimedia system. A portion of the video display memory associated with the graphics display controller is allocated to one or more audio data buffers to hold digitized data for audio recording and/or playback. Prefe ...