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William C Timm, Walter Y Chen, Gene A Frantz, Domingo G Garcia, Xiaolin Lu, Dennis G Mannering, Michael O Polley, Terence J Riley, Donald P Shaver, Song Wu, Alan Gatherer, Paul E Schurr, Douglas B Weiner: Multimode digital modem. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Warren L Franz, C Alan McClure, Richard L Donaldson, April 25, 2000: US06055268 (210 worldwide citation)

A modem communication system with receiving and transmission paths includes a direct equalizer system having an adaptive filter (1532) in the transmission path to compensate for frequency distortion of the communication channel. The transmitter filter coefficients are adapted by a filter coefficient ...


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Alan Gatherer, Mohammed Nafie, Donald P Shaver: Method for interoperability of a T1E1.4 compliant ADSL modem and a simpler modem. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Warren L Franz, C Alan McClure, Richard L Donaldson, March 28, 2000: US06044107 (203 worldwide citation)

An MDSL modem is provided that is inter-operable with an ADSL modem. The present invention provides a method for modem operation, by dividing available bandwidth for the modem into a plurality of subsets, selecting at least one of the plurality of subsets for use as a communication path, reducing th ...


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Dennis G Mannering, Alan Gatherer, Donald P Shaver: Variable scaling of 16-bit fixed point fast fourier forward and inverse transforms to improve precision for implementation of discrete multitone for asymmetric digital subscriber loops. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Warren L Franz, Wade James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, October 24, 2000: US06137839 (121 worldwide citation)

A discrete multitone (DMT) digital subscriber loop (xDSL) telecommunication system has a transmitter portion including a bit encoder, inverse fast Fourier transform (FFT), parallel-to-serial converter, digital-to-analog converter and line driver for transmitting data signals to a twisted pair teleph ...


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Xiaolin Lu, Donald P Shaver: MAC/PHY interface. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, January 4, 2005: US06839345 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method, system and apparatus for managing data flow over an open system interconnection type network (10) which includes a physical layer (12) and a media access control layer (146). The invention implements a plurality of operating modules (315) each enabling a resp ...


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Donald P Shaver, Ricky Curtis, William C Timm, Murtaza Ali, Terence J Riley, Harshal S Chhaya, Jin Meng Ho: Universal broadband home network for scalable IEEE 802.11 based wireless and wireline networking. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Abdul Zindani, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, September 20, 2005: US06947736 (89 worldwide citation)

The present home networking method and system is based on the IEEE 802.11 wireless networking standard expanded to encompass home phone line media communication and/or home power line media communication operation seamlessly. For each station in home network (i.e., wireless, phone line and power lin ...


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Ronald B Jennings, Donald P Shaver, Maurice A T Ward, Eric A Parsons, Philip T Mueller Jr: General-purpose array processor. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Thomas G Devine, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, April 5, 1988: US04736291 (54 worldwide citation)

A general purpose array processor is made up of a plurality of independent processing units. A digital host computer provides the overall control for the system. An interface unit is connected to receive instructions and data signals from the host computer and then to autonomously and selectively di ...


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Jin Meng Ho, Donald P Shaver: Unified channel access for supporting quality of service (QoS) in a local area network. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Abdul Zindani, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, June 6, 2006: US07058074 (37 worldwide citation)

Contention communications often requires a station to wait an inordinate amount of time before the station is able to transmit its data successfully. In many applications, an extended delay is not acceptable. Contention-free communications in a contention period allows a hybrid coordinator (HC) to s ...


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Xiaolin Lu, Donald P Shaver: Programmable multi-standard MAC architecture. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, October 26, 2004: US06810520 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method, system and apparatus for managing data flow over an open system interconnection type network (


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Song Wu, Donald P Shaver, Yaqi Cheng: MDSL DMT architecture. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Warren L Franz, Wade James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, April 15, 2003: US06549512 (20 worldwide citation)

A DMT device having an analog front end for receiving an analog signal, a converter for converting the analog signal to a digital signal, a FFT for converting the digital signal from the time domain to the frequency domain and feeding the digital signal to a frequency domain equalizer having variabl ...


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Jin Meng Ho, Donald P Shaver: Unified channel access for supporting quality of service (QoS) in a local area network. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Steven A Shaw, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, April 21, 2009: US07522630 (17 worldwide citation)

Contention communications often requires a station to wait an inordinate amount of time before the station is able to transmit its data successfully. In many applications, an extended delay is not acceptable. Contention-free communications in a contention period allows a hybrid coordinator (HC) to s ...