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John Ling Wing So: Bus bridge device including data bus of first width for a first processor, memory controller, arbiter circuit and second processor having a different second data width. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Gerald E Laws, Richard L Donaldson, June 1, 1999: US05909559 (311 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit (2210) provides on a single chip for use with a first processor (106) off-chip, the following combination: first terminals (of 2232) for first processor-related signals and defining a first data width (32-bit), second terminals for external bus-related signals (PCI), third term ...


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Gerard Chauvel, Serge Lasserre, Mario Giani, Tiemen Spits, Gerard Benbassat, Frank L Laczko Sr, Y Paul Chiang, Karen L Walker, Mark E Paley, Brian O Chae: Audio and video decoder circuit and system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Gerald E Laws, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, April 9, 2002: US06369855 (181 worldwide citation)

An improved audio-visual circuit is provided that includes a transport packet parsing circuit for receiving a transport data packet stream, a CPU circuit for initializing said integrated circuit and for processing portions of said data packet stream, a ROM circuit for storing data, a RAM circuit for ...


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Karl M Guttag, Christopher J Read: Apparatus and system for sum of plural absolute differences. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Gerald E Laws, Richard L Donaldson, September 28, 1999: US05960193 (117 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a sum of the absolute value of the difference between each pair of numbers of respective first and second sets of numbers. The method includes forming the difference between corresponding numbers of the first and second sets. This difference is either added to or subtracted from ...


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Greg N DaSilva, Paul Gingrich, Raju Pandey: Integrated development tool. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Gerald E Laws, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, December 10, 2002: US06493868 (115 worldwide citation)

An integrated code development tool, comprising of an editor, a project management and build system, a debugger, a profiler, and a graphical data visualization system. The editor is operable to provide a source code view which is simultaneously capable of integrating with said debugger to provide fo ...


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Sen M Kuo: Active noise control system and method for on-line feedback path modeling and on-line secondary path modeling. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Gerald E Laws, Richard L Donaldson, August 17, 1999: US05940519 (105 worldwide citation)

A feedforward active noise control system (50) is provided that includes a reference sensor (16), a secondary source (18), an error sensor (20), and an active noise control system controller (10) for generating an anti-noise signal to attenuate a noise signal provided through a media. The feedforwar ...


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Jonathan H Shiell, Ian Chen: Single chip microprocessor circuits, systems, and methods for self-loading patch micro-operation codes and patch microinstruction codes. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Gerald E Laws, Richard L Donaldson, September 7, 1999: US05950012 (104 worldwide citation)

In a method embodiment (34), the method operates a computer system (10) having a type of configuration and including a single integrated circuit microprocessor (24). The microprocessor operates in response to codes and has an instruction set. The method involves various steps, including determining ...


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Steven L Page, James Hollander, Gene Frantz: Apparatus and methods for determining the relative displacement of an object. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Gerald E Laws, C Alan McClure, James C Kesterson, April 8, 1997: US05619583 (98 worldwide citation)

A microphone is disclosed which converts an audio signal directly into a digital representation by analyzing and digitizing the distortion imposed upon a signal, such as a string of regularly spaced pulses as a result of the displacement of a diaphragm, relative to a sensor, in response to the incom ...


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Joseph D Farley: Batteries and battery systems. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Gerald E Laws, William B Kempler, Richard L Donaldson, June 16, 1998: US05767659 (96 worldwide citation)

Battery pack which includes rechargeable battery cells in conjunction with a charge protection circuit to prevent damage to the battery pack. The battery pack further includes a component in which predetermined battery parameters definitive of a battery pack characteristic may be stored, together wi ...


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Dale E Hocevar, Yetung Paul Chiang: Method and apparatus for storing decoded video information. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Gerald E Laws, Richard L Donaldson, December 14, 1999: US06002438 (87 worldwide citation)

A decoded video signal which was encoded in accordance with a standard, such as MPEG-2, is encoded "on the fly" using a lossless linear predicted coding technique and stored in a compressed form in a RAM. A separate encoding technique is provided for B pictures and for I or P pictures. The compresse ...