Gilbert Laurenti, Olivier Morchipont, Laurent Ichard: Microprocessor with selected partitions disabled during block repeat. Texas Instruments Incorporated, September 21, 2004: US06795930 (25 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor and a method of operating the microprocessor are provided in which a portion of the microprocessor is partitioned into a plurality of partitions. A sequence of instructions is executed within an instruction pipeline of the microprocessor. A block of instructions within the sequence ...

Gilbert Laurenti, Jean Pierre Giacalone, Emmanuel Ego, Marc Couvrat: Bit field processor. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, July 6, 2004: US06760837 (23 worldwide citation)

An execution unit for a processing engine comprising first head part circuitry for deriving an intermediate signal from an input signal. The execution unit also comprises further circuitry which receives the intermediate signal and operates on it to produce a final signal. The further circuitry is t ...


Lee Larson, Gilbert Laurenti: Dynamic frequency scaling for JTAG communication. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Ronald O Neerings, Wade James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, March 24, 2009: US07509549 (15 worldwide citation)

A system comprising a system under test (SUT) having a control logic. The SUT further comprises testing logic coupled to the SUT and adapted to provide to the SUT a clock signal to facilitate communications between the testing logic and the SUT. The control logic monitors a number of activated proce ...

Gilbert Laurenti, Dario Cardini: Power management events profiling. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Michael A Davis Jr, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, May 29, 2012: US08190931 (11 worldwide citation)

In a method for monitoring power consumption by a system within an integrated circuit, one or more software programs are executed on the system on a chip (SOC). While the program executes, power control settings of a plurality of functional units within the SOC may be adjusted in response to executi ...


Gilbert Laurenti, Vincent Gillet, Herve Catan: Processor with pointer tracking to eliminate redundant memory fetches. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, November 30, 2004: US06826679 (10 worldwide citation)

A processor is provided that is a programmable digital signal processor (DSP) with variable instruction length, offering both high code density and easy programming. Architecture and instruction set are optimized for low power consumption and high efficiency execution of DSP algorithms, such as for ...