US Patent No: 8,160,864

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In-circuit emulator and pod synchronized boot

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A synchronized boot process for an In-Circuit Emulator system. A real microcontroller is operated in lock-step synchronization with a virtual microcontroller to permit In-Circuit Emulation that allows debugging of the real microcontroller without interfering with its real time operation. The synchronized boot is accomplished by running boot code in the real microcontroller while the virtual microcontroller runs dummy code with the same timing as the boot code. Registers and memory contents are then copied from the real microcontroller to the virtual microcontroller to complete initialization and enter a state of readiness for lock-step operation.

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CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATIONSAN JOSE, CA2015

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Nemecek, Craig Seattle, WA 28 562
Roe, Steve Woodinville, WA 17 466

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2002/0109,722 System and method for performing type checking for hardware device nodes in a graphical program 66 2000
7,152,027 Reconfigurable test system 54 2001
7,290,244 System and method for configuring a reconfigurable system 70 2001
6,954,904 Creating a graphical program to configure one or more switch devices 41 2002
6,961,686 Specifying and targeting portions of a graphical program for real-time response 38 2003
2006/0031,768 Network-based system for selecting or purchasing software products 36 2005
2006/0015,862 Reconfigurable measurement system utilizing a programmable hardware element and fixed hardware resources 38 2005
 
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (12)
4,879,688 In-system programmable logic device 111 1986
5,128,871 Apparatus and method for allocation of resoures in programmable logic devices 202 1990
5,574,678 Continuous time programmable analog block architecture 72 1995
5,587,945 CMOS EEPROM cell with tunneling window in the read path 75 1995
5,646,901 CMOS memory cell with tunneling during program and erase through the NMOS and PMOS transistors and a pass gate separating the NMOS and PMOS transistors 64 1996
6,130,551 Synthesis-friendly FPGA architecture with variable length and variable timing interconnect 77 1998
6,034,538 Virtual logic system for reconfigurable hardware 128 1998
6,031,365 Band gap reference using a low voltage power supply 67 1999
6,701,340 Double differential comparator and programmable analog block architecture using same 42 2000
6,496,969 Programming programmable logic devices using hidden switches 25 2001
6,806,771 Multimode output stage converting differential to single-ended signals using current-mode input signals 42 2002
6,714,066 Integrated programmable continuous time filter with programmable capacitor arrays 45 2002
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (11)
5,142,247 Multiple frequency phase-locked loop clock generator with stable transitions between frequencies 110 1991
5,652,893 Switching hub intelligent power management 158 1994
5,754,552 Automatic communication protocol detection system and method for network systems 105 1996
6,816,544 High performance communications interface 54 1997
6,072,803 Automatic communication protocol detection system and method for network systems 90 1998
6,374,370 Method and system for flexible control of BIST registers based upon on-chip events 81 1998
5,988,902 Touchpad overlay with tactile response 111 1999
6,750,889 User interface apparatus for displaying a range indicator for setting a plurality of target objects 46 2000
7,367,017 Method and apparatus for analyzing machine control sequences 42 2001
2004/0205,553 Page layout markup language 54 2001
6,988,192 Method and apparatus for compiling source code to configure hardware 37 2002
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (11)
5,184,061 Voltage regulator for generating a constant reference voltage which does not change over time or with change in temperature 32 1991
5,737,557 Intelligent window user interface for computers 84 1995
6,003,107 Circuitry for providing external access to signals that are internal to an integrated circuit chip package 49 1996
6,104,217 Power on/off control circuit and method 42 1997
6,094,730 Hardware-assisted firmware tracing method and apparatus 59 1997
5,956,279 Static random access memory device with burn-in test circuit 45 1998
6,332,201 Test results checking via predictive-reactive emulation 57 1999
6,236,593 Method for simultaneously programming plural flash memories having invalid blocks 68 2000
6,839,774 Single-chip data processing apparatus incorporating an electrically rewritable nonvolatile memory and method of operating the same 42 2000
6,901,014 Circuits and methods for screening for defective memory cells in semiconductor memory devices 28 2003
6,825,869 Apparatus to generate laser beam detect signal 39 2003
 
SYNAPTICS (UK) LIMITED (11)
6,788,221 Signal processing apparatus and method 78 1998
6,705,511 Transducer and method of manufacture 87 1999
6,304,014 Motor control system 93 2000
6,522,128 Position sensor having compact arrangement of coils 103 2000
6,489,899 Position detector 93 2000
6,534,970 Rotary position sensor and transducer for use therein 105 2000
6,667,740 Position sensor 131 2001
6,888,538 Position sensor 131 2002
2003/0062,889 Position detector 70 2002
7,030,782 Position detector 68 2004
7,133,793 Magnetic calibration array 64 2004
 
APPLE INC. (10)
5,684,952 Supervisory control system for networked multimedia workstations that provides reconfiguration of workstations by remotely updating the operating system 99 1994
5,909,544 Automated test harness 154 1995
6,002,398 Navigation between property pages with tabs and menus 92 1997
6,411,974 Method to collate and extract desired contents from heterogeneous text-data streams 58 1998
5,945,878 Single-ended to differential converter 74 1998
6,323,846 Method and apparatus for integrating manual input 705 1999
6,677,932 System and method for recognizing touch typing under limited tactile feedback conditions 260 2001
6,570,557 Multi-touch system and method for emulating modifier keys via fingertip chords 320 2001
2006/0097,991 Multipoint touchscreen 588 2004
2006/0032,680 Method of increasing the spatial resolution of touch sensitive devices 153 2005
 
ATMEL CORPORATION (10)
5,730,165 Time domain capacitive field detector 467 1995
5,682,032 Capacitively coupled identity verification and escort memory apparatus 138 1996
5,894,565 Field programmable gate array with distributed RAM and increased cell utilization 104 1996
6,014,509 Field programmable gate array having access to orthogonal and diagonal adjacent neighboring cells 120 1997
6,167,559 FPGA structure having main, column and sector clock lines 55 1998
6,188,228 Hammer having integral stud and mains sensor 96 1998
6,288,707 Capacitive position sensor 231 1999
6,466,036 Charge transfer capacitance measurement circuit 261 1999
6,452,514 Capacitive sensor and array 301 2000
6,535,200 Capacitive position sensor 191 2001
 
RPX CORPORATION (10)
5,594,734 Asynchronous processor access to a switch table in a network with isochronous capability 118 1993
5,734,334 Programmable port for crossbar switch 60 1995
5,952,888 Roving range control to limit receive PLL frequency of operation 60 1998
6,307,413 Reference-free clock generator and data recovery PLL 54 1999
6,310,521 Reference-free clock generation and data recovery PLL 64 1999
6,683,930 Digital phase/frequency detector, and clock generator and data recovery PLL containing the same 66 1999
6,671,869 Method and apparatus for graphically programming a programmable circuit 58 2001
6,900,663 Low voltage differential signal driver circuit and method 56 2002
6,768,352 Low voltage receiver circuit and method for shifting the differential input signals of the receiver depending on a common mode voltage of the input signals 71 2002
7,295,049 Method and circuit for rapid alignment of signals 36 2005
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (9)
5,850,156 Processor supervisory circuit and method having increased range of power-on reset signal stability 51 1996
5,930,150 Method and system for designing and analyzing optical application specific integrated circuits 45 1996
5,935,266 Method for powering-up a microprocessor under debugger control 56 1996
5,914,633 Method and apparatus for tuning a continuous time filter 104 1997
6,121,965 User interface for graphical application tool 117 1997
5,939,904 Method and apparatus for controlling the common-mode output voltage of a differential buffer 106 1998
6,107,882 Amplifier having improved common mode voltage range 68 1998
6,598,178 Peripheral breakpoint signaler 62 1999
6,564,179 DSP emulating a microcontroller 54 1999
 
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED (9)
5,841,996 Serial communication interface system having programmable microcontroller for use in a battery pack 75 1995
5,670,915 Accurate RC oscillator having peak - to - peak voltage control 92 1996
5,686,844 Integrated circuit pins configurable as a clock input pin and as a digital I/O pin or as a device reset pin and as a digital I/O pin and method therefor 61 1996
6,057,705 Programmable pin designation for semiconductor devices 59 1998
6,052,035 Oscillator with clock output inhibition control 89 1998
6,166,960 Method, system and apparatus for determining that a programming voltage level is sufficient for reliably programming an eeprom 78 1999
6,535,061 Configurable operational amplifier as a microcontroller peripheral 38 2000
2002/0144,099 Hardware architecture for fast servicing of processor interrupts 35 2001
2003/0056,071 Adaptable boot loader 45 2001
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (9)
4,344,067 Analog to digital converter and method of calibrating same 63 1979
4,326,135 Differential to single-ended converter utilizing inverted transistors 45 1980
5,175,884 Voltage controlled oscillator with current control 111 1990
5,260,979 Circuit and method of switching between redundant clocks for a phase lock loop 99 1991
5,304,955 Voltage controlled oscillator operating with digital controlled loads in a phase lock loop 79 1992
5,414,380 Integrated circuit with an active-level configurable and method therefor 48 1993
5,426,384 Voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) with symmetrical output and logic gate for use in same 57 1993
5,493,246 Circuit and method of canceling leakage current in an analog array 55 1994
5,555,452 Peak and valley signal measuring circuit using single digital-to-analog converter 50 1995
 
FOVEON, INC. (8)
4,876,534 Scanning method and apparatus for current signals having large dynamic range 87 1988
5,270,963 Method and apparatus for performing neighborhood operations on a processing plane 78 1990
5,097,305 Integrating photosensor and imaging system having wide dynamic range 89 1991
5,260,592 Integrating photosensor and imaging system having wide dynamic range with varactors 97 1991
5,276,407 Sense amplifier 76 1992
5,324,958 Integrating imaging systgem having wide dynamic range with sample/hold circuits 93 1992
5,289,023 High-density photosensor and contactless imaging array having wide dynamic range 98 1992
6,097,432 Sense amplifier for high-density imaging array 77 1997
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (8)
6,038,551 System and method for configuring and managing resources on a multi-purpose integrated circuit card using a personal computer 420 1996
6,058,263 Interface hardware design using internal and external interfaces 60 1996
6,567,426 Preemptive timer multiplexed shared memory access 55 1998
6,613,098 Storage of application specific data in HTML 172 1999
6,456,304 Procedural toolbar user interface 116 1999
6,453,175 Multi-function coding element and an associated telecommunications network 41 2001
6,661,410 Capacitive sensing and data input device power management 58 2001
6,950,990 Navigation tool for accessing workspaces and modules in a graphical user interface 100 2001
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (8)
6,014,723 Processor with accelerated array access bounds checking 93 1997
5,874,958 Method and apparatus for accessing information and items across workspaces 105 1997
6,239,798 Methods and apparatus for a window access panel 102 1998
6,557,164 System, method and article of manufacture for creating an object oriented component having multiple bidirectional ports for use in association with a java application or applet 76 1999
6,429,882 User interface component 121 1999
6,507,857 Extending the capabilities of an XSL style sheet to include components for content transformation 134 2000
6,542,845 Concurrent execution and logging of a component test in an enterprise computer system 60 2000
2002/0010,716 System and method for dynamically publishing XML-compliant documents 74 2001
 
TOUCHSENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (8)
6,310,611 Differential touch sensor and control circuit therefor 278 1997
6,320,282 Touch switch with integral control circuit 242 1999
6,713,897 Touch switch with integral control circuit 50 2001
6,944,018 Control system input apparatus and method 40 2002
6,897,390 Molded/integrated touch switch/control panel assembly and method for making same 57 2002
7,030,513 Touch switch with integral control circuit 46 2003
7,017,409 Proximity sensor for level sensing 46 2004
7,098,414 Integrated touch sensor and light apparatus 43 2004
 
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. (7)
5,357,626 Processing system for providing an in circuit emulator with processor internal state 68 1993
5,552,725 Low power, slew rate insensitive power-on reset circuit 45 1994
5,572,719 Clock control system for microprocessors including a delay sensing circuit 55 1994
6,618,854 Remotely accessible integrated debug environment 67 1997
6,016,554 Method for event-related functional testing of a microprocessor 55 1997
6,185,732 Software debug port for a microprocessor 80 1997
6,041,406 Parallel and serial debug port on a processor 75 1997
 
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. (7)
5,721,931 Multiprocessing system employing an adaptive interrupt mapping mechanism and method 55 1995
6,009,270 Trace synchronization in a processor 99 1997
6,175,914 Processor including a combined parallel debug and trace port and a serial port 66 1997
6,314,530 Processor having a trace access instruction to access on-chip trace memory 187 1997
6,188,241 Microcontroller having a block of logic configurable to perform a selected logic function and to produce output signals coupled to corresponding I/O pads according to a predefined hardware interface 43 1999
6,535,946 Low-latency circuit for synchronizing data transfers between clock domains derived from a common clock 54 2000
6,628,163 Circuit for tuning an active filter 61 2002
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (7)
5,280,199 Differential input circuit and operational amplifier with wide common mode input voltage range 52 1992
5,276,890 Resume control system and method for executing resume processing while checking operation mode of CPU 100 1993
6,345,383 Debugging support device and debugging support method 52 1995
5,978,937 Microprocessor and debug system 125 1995
5,941,991 Method of estimating power consumption of each instruction processed by a microprocessor 62 1997
6,452,437 Voltage generator for compensating for temperature dependency of memory cell current 72 2000
6,575,373 Security card and a computer system provided with an interface for reading a security card 46 2000
 
SYNOPSYS, INC. (7)
6,188,975 Programmatic use of software debugging to redirect hardware related operations to a hardware simulator 77 1998
6,449,761 Method and apparatus for providing multiple electronic design solutions 99 1999
6,438,735 Methods and apparatuses for designing integrated circuits 71 1999
6,263,302 Hardware and software co-simulation including simulating the cache of a target processor 92 2000
6,449,755 Instruction signature and primary input and primary output extraction within an IEEE 1149.1 compliance checker 54 2000
6,581,191 Hardware debugging in a hardware description language 114 2000
2003/0229,482 Apparatus and method for managing integrated circuit designs 59 2003
 
BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION (6)
5,416,895 System and methods for improved spreadsheet interface with user-familiar objects 113 1992
5,784,545 System and methods for improved spreadsheet interface with user-familiar objects 57 1995
6,438,565 System and methods for improved scenario management in an electronic spreadsheet 52 1996
6,104,325 System and methods for compressing user settings based on default values 48 1996
5,883,623 System and methods for building spreadsheet applications 118 1997
6,282,551 System and methods for improved spreadsheet interface with user-familiar objects 94 1998
 
HITACHI, LTD. (6)
4,809,345 Method of and apparatus for enlarging/reducing two-dimensional images 63 1986
4,831,546 Method and apparatus for assisting layout design 62 1987
4,812,684 Multiphase clock distribution for VLSI chip 68 1988
5,481,747 Synchronous method and apparatus for processors 30 1994
5,633,766 Magnetic disk storage apparatus with phase sync circuit having controllable response characteristics 53 1994
5,968,135 Processing instructions up to load instruction after executing sync flag monitor instruction during plural processor shared memory store/load access synchronization 58 1997
 
MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION (6)
6,061,511 Reconstruction engine for a hardware circuit emulator 77 1998
6,356,862 Hardware and software co-verification employing deferred synchronization 62 1998
6,289,489 Method and apparatus for automatically cross-referencing graphical objects and HDL statements 49 1999
6,611,952 Interactive memory allocation in a behavioral synthesis tool 59 2001
2002/0129,334 Interface based design using a tabular paradigm 42 2001
6,757,882 Self-describing IP package for enhanced platform based SOC design 55 2002
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (5)
4,727,541 Hierarchical data transmission system 89 1985
6,018,559 Chain-connected shift register and programmable logic circuit whose logic function is changeable in real time 95 1996
6,304,790 System design/evaluation CAD system and program storage medium 61 1998
6,490,213 Crossbar switch and method with crosspoint circuit 46 1999
6,681,280 Interrupt control apparatus and method separately holding respective operation information of a processor preceding a normal or a break interrupt 67 2000
 
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG (5)
6,223,272 Test vector verification system 55 1998
6,366,878 Circuit arrangement for in-circuit emulation of a microcontroller 44 1998
6,516,428 On-chip debug system 51 1999
6,326,859 Oscillator circuit having trimmable capacitor array receiving a reference current 82 2000
6,504,403 Low voltage differential signal (LVDS) input circuit 46 2000
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (5)
5,453,904 Power control unit protection apparatus 41 1994
5,978,584 Debugging apparatus for debugging a program by changing hardware environments without changing program operation state 58 1997
5,898,345 Oscillator circuit with first and second frequency control elements 88 1997
6,580,329 PLL bandwidth switching 40 2001
7,030,688 Low-pass filter for a PLL, phase-locked loop and semiconductor integrated circuit 54 2003
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (5)
5,752,013 Method and apparatus for providing precise fault tracing in a superscalar microprocessor 85 1993
5,994,939 Variable delay cell with a self-biasing load 64 1998
6,871,253 Data transmission circuit for memory subsystem, has switching circuit that selectively connects or disconnects two data bus segments to respectively enable data transmission or I/O circuit connection 69 2001
6,552,933 Apparatus and method for programming voltage protection in a non-volatile memory system 32 2002
6,853,598 Non-volatile memory with test rows for disturb detection 48 2003
 
NXP B.V. (5)
5,590,354 Microcontroller provided with hardware for supporting debugging as based on boundary scan standard-type extensions 173 1994
6,587,995 Enhanced programmable core model with integrated graphical debugging functionality 148 2000
7,100,133 Computer system and method to dynamically generate system on a chip description files and verification information 40 2000
6,636,096 Upscaled clock feeds memory to make parallel waves 38 2001
7,119,602 Low-skew single-ended to differential converter 44 2004
 
TORREFY CONSULTING LLC (5)
6,026,134 Phase locked loop (PLL) with linear parallel sampling phase detector 85 1997
6,560,306 Phase locked loop (PLL) with linear parallel sampling phase detector 65 1999
6,782,068 PLL lockout watchdog 50 2000
6,842,710 Calibration of integrated circuit time constants 63 2002
6,903,613 Voltage controlled oscillator 45 2002
 
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (5)
6,043,719 Low-voltage, low-jitter voltage controlled oscillator 51 1999
7,030,656 Low voltage differential signaling device with feedback compensation 40 2003
7,305,510 Multiple master buses and slave buses transmitting simultaneously 34 2004
7,154,294 Comparators capable of output offset calibration 45 2005
2005/0280,453 Phase locked loop circuit 40 2005
 
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. (4)
5,530,444 Differential amplifiers which can form a residue amplifier in sub-ranging A/D converters 64 1995
6,289,300 Integrated circuit with embedded emulator and emulation system for use with such an integrated circuit 71 1998
6,590,422 Low voltage differential signaling (LVDS) drivers and systems 77 2002
6,703,961 Serial interface for an analog to digital converter and a converter including such an interface 26 2002
 
ARM LIMITED (4)
5,519,854 Write request interlock 42 1994
6,463,488 Apparatus and method for testing master logic units within a data processing apparatus 47 1999
6,718,294 System and method for synchronized control of system simulators with multiple processor cores 75 2000
6,876,941 Testing compliance of a device with a bus protocol 46 2002
 
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. (4)
5,838,583 Optimized placement and routing of datapaths 205 1996
6,134,516 Simulation server system and method 94 1998
6,594,799 Method and system for facilitating electronic circuit and chip design using remotely located resources 103 2000
6,578,174 Method and system for chip design using remotely located resources 139 2001
 
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. (4)
4,868,525 Temperature-stabilized oscillator 76 1988
5,963,105 Trimmable circuitry for providing compensation for the temperature coefficients of a voltage controlled crystal-less oscillator 45 1997
5,982,241 Monolithic oscillator utilizing frequency-locked loop feedback network 51 1997
6,141,764 Method for initializing an electronic device using a dual-state power-on-reset circuit 51 1999
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (4)
4,876,466 Programmable logic array having a changeable logic structure 112 1988
5,572,665 Semiconductor integrated circuit for developing a system using a microprocessor 48 1995
6,240,375 Method of simulating an integrated circuit for error correction in a configuration model, and a computer-readable recording medium 42 1998
6,366,300 Visual programming method and its system 153 1998
 
STMICROELECTRONICS PVT. LTD. (4)
6,567,932 System and method for communicating with an integrated circuit 60 1999
6,591,369 System and method for communicating with an integrated circuit 61 1999
6,601,189 System and method for communicating with an integrated circuit 67 1999
6,356,960 Microprocessor having an on-chip CPU fetching a debugging routine from a memory in an external debugging device in response to a control signal received through a debugging port 73 2000
 
TEKTRONIX, INC. (4)
4,283,713 Waveform acquisition circuit 98 1979
4,438,404 Signal sampling system 86 1982
4,497,575 Optical fiber test instrument calibrator 81 1982
4,755,766 Differential to single-ended converter 42 1987
 
U.S. Philips Corporation (4)
4,689,740 Two-wire bus-system comprising a clock wire and a data wire for interconnecting a number of stations 158 1981
4,608,502 I.sup.2 L gate circuit arrangement having a switchable current source 39 1983
4,692,718 Tunable astable multivibrator with buffer transistors 66 1986
5,574,852 Integrated microcontroller having a cup-only mode of operation which directly outputs internal timing information for an emulator 43 1994
 
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
6,697,754 Generation and execution of instrument control macro files for controlling a signal measurement system 48 2000
6,683,462 Apparatus for and method of measuring capacitance with high accuracy 72 2001
2008/0086,668 MODEL-BASED TESTING METHOD AND SYSTEM USING EMBEDDED MODELS 27 2006
 
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. (3)
6,191,603 Modular embedded test system for use in integrated circuits 80 1999
6,614,260 System and method for dynamic modification of integrated circuit functionality 42 2000
7,199,783 Wake-up detection method and apparatus embodying the same 30 2003
 
AVL LIST GMBH (3)
5,864,392 Method for optically detecting gas bubbles moving in a coolant 70 1996
6,320,184 Optoelectric measuring device for monitoring combustion processes 76 1999
6,649,924 Optoelectronic measuring device 71 2000
 
Burr-Brown Corporation (3)
4,272,760 Self-calibrating digital to analog conversion system and method 115 1979
4,947,169 Dummy/trim DAC for capacitor digital-to-analog converter 76 1989
5,905,398 Capacitor array having user-adjustable, manufacturer-trimmable capacitance and method 92 1997
 
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. (3)
5,319,370 Analog-to-digital converter with a continuously calibrated voltage reference 113 1992
5,440,305 Method and apparatus for calibration of a monolithic voltage reference 99 1992
6,590,517 Analog to digital conversion circuitry including backup conversion circuitry 51 2002
 
DALLAS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (3)
5,200,751 Digital to analog converter using a programmable logic array 69 1989
5,140,197 Filtered detection plus propagated timing window for stabilizing the switch from crystal to ring oscillator at power-down 59 1990
5,150,079 Two-mode oscillator 65 1991
 
Dell USA, L.P. (3)
6,148,441 Method for reprogramming flash ROM in a personal computer implementing an EISA bus system 53 1994
5,875,293 System level functional testing through one or more I/O ports of an assembled computer system 81 1995
6,748,569 XML server pages language 148 1999
 
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (3)
5,894,243 Three-pin buck and four-pin boost converter having open loop output voltage control 103 1996
6,781,456 Failsafe differential amplifier circuit 43 2002
6,940,356 Circuitry to reduce PLL lock acquisition time 61 2004
 
FUJITSU QUANTUM DEVICES LIMITED (3)
6,788,521 Capacitor and method for fabricating the same 55 2002
6,903,402 Interdigital capacitor having a cutting target portion 60 2003
6,949,811 Device having interdigital capacitor 60 2003
 
FUTURE LINK SYSTEMS (3)
5,559,502 Two-wire bus system comprising a clock wire and a data wire for interconnecting a number of stations and allowing both long-format and short-format slave addresses 87 1993
5,689,196 Circuit comprising a data communication bus 91 1995
6,185,522 Method and system for emulating microcontrollers 49 1998
 
GOOGLE INC. (3)
6,571,373 Simulator-independent system-on-chip verification methodology 67 2000
6,615,167 Processor-independent system-on-chip verification for embedded processor systems 52 2000
7,283,410 Real-time adaptive SRAM array for high SEU immunity 26 2006
 
INFOPRINT SOLUTIONS COMPANY, LLC, A DELAWARE CORPORATION (3)
5,818,444 Method, apparatus and application for object selective but global attribute modification 50 1996
6,658,498 Method, system, program, and data structures for reconfiguring output devices in a network system 40 1999
2003/0058,469 Method and apparatus for printing XML directly using a formatting template 63 2001
 
Metalink Corporation (3)
4,939,637 Circuitry for producing emulation mode in single chip microcomputer 58 1988
5,313,618 Shared bus in-circuit emulator system and method 156 1992
6,829,727 In-circuit emulation of single chip microcontrollers 55 2001
 
PHYSIO-CONTROL, INC. (3)
6,185,450 Digital sliding pole fast-restore for an electrocardiograph display 155 1998
6,280,391 Method and apparatus for removing baseline wander from an egg signal 88 1999
6,714,817 Hard paddle for an external defibrillator 73 2001
 
QIMONDA AG (3)
5,870,345 Temperature independent oscillator 62 1997
6,728,902 Integrated circuit having a self-test device for carrying out a self-test of the integrated circuit 42 2001
6,819,142 Circuit for transforming a differential mode signal into a single ended signal with reduced standby current consumption 43 2003
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (3)
6,850,117 CMOS transceiver having an integrated power amplifier 43 2003
6,873,210 Single-ended-to-differential converter with common-mode voltage control 42 2004
2007/0258,458 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENHANCING LOCAL REPAIR IN ROBUST HEADER COMPRESSION 28 2007
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (3)
5,594,890 Emulation system for emulating CPU core, CPU core with provision for emulation and ASIC having the CPU core 57 1994
7,079,166 Graphical user interface with enhanced operations when changing display screen 30 2000
6,628,311 Graphical user interface including hyperlinks in a help message dialog box 47 2000
 
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC (3)
5,935,233 Computer system with a switch interconnector for computer devices 42 1997
6,480,921 Reducing internal bus speed in a bus system without reducing readout rate 40 1999
6,704,879 Dynamically controlling a power state of a graphics adapter 55 1999
 
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC (3)
5,552,748 Digitally-tuned oscillator including a self-calibrating RC oscillator circuit 63 1995
5,594,388 Self-calibrating RC oscillator 59 1995
7,324,380 Method for trimming the temperature coefficient of a floating gate voltage reference 29 2006
 
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. (3)
6,738,858 Cross-bar matrix for connecting digital resources to I/O pins of an integrated circuit 47 2000
7,250,825 Method and apparatus for calibration of a low frequency oscillator in a processor based system 42 2004
7,421,251 Precise frequency generation for low duty cycle transceivers using a single crystal oscillator 40 2005
 
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. (3)
6,066,961 Individually accessible macrocell 45 1998
6,362,697 Low supply voltage relaxation oscillator having current mirror transistors supply for capacitors 50 2000
6,769,622 System and method for simulating universal serial bus smart card device connected to USB host 44 2003
 
UUSI, LLC (3)
5,796,183 Capacitive responsive electronic switching circuit 115 1996
6,377,009 Capacitive closure obstruction sensor 205 2000
6,499,359 Compressible capacitance sensor for determining the presence of an object 96 2001
 
Actel Corporation (2)
5,107,146 Mixed mode analog/digital programmable interconnect architecture 105 1991
5,457,410 Architecture and interconnect scheme for programmable logic circuits 209 1993
 
ADVANTEST CORPORATION (2)
6,678,645 Method and apparatus for SoC design validation 111 1999
6,487,700 Semiconductor device simulating apparatus and semiconductor test program debugging apparatus using it 49 2000
 
ALCATEL (2)
2003/0041,235 Configuration tool 49 2002
6,791,377 LVDS driver in bipolar and MOS technology 45 2003
 
ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,245,262 Hybrid control law servo co-processor integrated circuit 53 1992
5,258,760 Digitally dual-programmable integrator circuit 56 1992
 
AT&T Bell Laboratories (2)
5,230,000 Built-in self-test (BIST) circuit 60 1991
5,305,312 Apparatus for interfacing analog telephones and digital data terminals to an ISDN line 278 1992
 
AUTODESK, INC. (2)
6,614,458 Method and apparatus for displaying and manipulating multiple geometric constraints of a mechanical design 45 2000
2003/0011,639 Collapsible dialog window 81 2001
 
CELOXICA LTD (2)
2003/0105,620 System, method and article of manufacture for interface constructs in a programming language capable of programming hardware architetures 108 2001
2003/0033,588 System, method and article of manufacture for using a library map to create and maintain IP cores effectively 52 2001
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
6,560,699 Constraint-based language configuration files for updating and verifying system constraints 71 1999
7,161,936 Method and system for distributing data communications utilizing a crossbar switch 40 2001
 
CTS CORPORATION (2)
5,428,319 Method and apparatus for providing a modified temperature compensation signal in a TCXO circuit 80 1993
5,724,009 Crystal oscillator having input/output pins selectively used for analog or digital signals 53 1996
 
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. (2)
6,771,552 Semiconductor memory device and control method 51 2003
6,924,668 Differential to single-ended logic converter 37 2003
 
ENTERASYS NETWORKS, INC. (2)
5,235,617 Transmission media driving system 59 1991
5,390,173 Packet format in hub for packet data communications system 284 1992
 
EXAR CORPORATION (2)
6,121,805 Universal duty cycle adjustment circuit 55 1998
6,157,270 Programmable highly temperature and supply independent oscillator 65 1998
 
HITACHI VLSI ENGINEERING CORP. (2)
4,999,519 Semiconductor circuit with low power consumption having emitter-coupled logic or differential amplifier 109 1988
5,377,333 Parallel processor system having computing clusters and auxiliary clusters connected with network of partial networks and exchangers 63 1992
 
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6,037,807 Synchronous sense amplifier with temperature and voltage compensated translator 54 1998
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