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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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Gerard Chauvel: Video display control system having improved storage of alphanumeric and graphic display data. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rodney M Anderson, Leo N Heiting, Melvin Sharp, March 21, 1989: US04814756 (124 worldwide citation)

A system for displaying alphanumeric and graphic information on a raster scanned display device, for example, in a teletext system, includes a memory which is updated to change the display. Dynamic changes in the displayed image are provided by assigning a base address to each of one or more zones i ...


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Gerard Chauvel: Video display system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, October 28, 1986: US04620289 (56 worldwide citation)

In this apparatus, a composite memory 5 includes a managing memory (5g) containing for each line of the frame to be displayed, a word made up of information relating to the composition of the line in question. This information can define a base color, the number of memory planes, and, if appropriate ...


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Gerard Chauvel, Dominique D Inverno, Darvin R Edwards: Temperature field controlled scheduling for processing systems. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, February 6, 2007: US07174194 (54 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system (10) includes a plurality of processing modules, such as MPUs (12), DSPs (14), and coprocessors/DMA channels (16). Power management software (38) in conjunction with profiles (36) for the various processing modules and the tasks to executed are used to build scenarios which m ...


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Gerard Chauvel, Dominique D Inverno: Dynamic hardware control for energy management systems using task attributes. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, May 31, 2005: US06901521 (50 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system (10) includes a plurality of processing modules, such as MPUs (12), DSPs (14), and coprocessors/DMA channels (16). Power management software (38) in conjunction with profiles (36) for the various processing modules and the tasks to executed are used to build scenarios which m ...


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Gerard Chauvel, Dominique D Inverno: JAVA DSP acceleration by byte-code optimization. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, December 5, 2006: US07146613 (45 worldwide citation)

A digital system and method of operation is which the digital system has a processor with a virtual machine environment for interpretively executing instructions. First, a sequence of instructions is received (404) for execution by the virtual machine. The sequence of instructions is examined (408–4 ...


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Gerard Chauvel, Frederic Boutaud: Video image processing system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Gary C Honeycutt, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, August 30, 1988: US04768157 (40 worldwide citation)

The point processor includes a network of memory cells (33) addressable into rows and columns (direction X and Y). A control unit (42) effects reading and writing into the network according to parameters established in advance. This processor is integrated into a video display system for various ima ...


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Gerard Chauvel, Dominique Benoit Jacques D Inverno: System and method for executing tasks according to a selected scenario in response to probabilistic power consumption information of each scenario. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Ronald O Neerings, Wade James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, September 19, 2006: US07111177 (40 worldwide citation)

A distributed processing system (10) includes a plurality of processing modules, such as MPUs (12), DSPs (14), and coprocessors/DMA channels (16). Power management software (38) in conjunction with profiles (36) for the various processing modules and the tasks to executed are used to build scenarios ...


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Gerard Chauvel: TLB operations based on shared bit. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, January 4, 2005: US06839813 (38 worldwide citation)

A digital system and method of operation is provided in which several processing resources (340) and processors (350) are connected to a shared translation lookaside buffer (TLB) (300, 310(n)) of a memory management unit (MMU) and thereby access memory and devices. These resources can be instruction ...