|| List of recent Central Processing Unit-related patents
| Semiconductor device|
A semiconductor device includes first and second central processing units (0, 3) and a set of monitoring registers (60) provided inside or outside the second central processing unit (3). Information representing an internal state of the first central processing unit (0) is transferred from the first central processing unit (0) to the set of monitoring registers (60) during execution of a program, and the set of monitoring registers (60) holds such transferred information.
| Video post-processing on platforms without an interface to handle the video post-processing request from a video player|
In order to use video post-processing capabilities available in some graphics and central processing unit hardware available now and in the future, some platforms like the android platform need to be adapted. A user may select a video post-processing function using a graphical user interface.
| Preventing execution of parity-error-induced unpredictable instructions, and related processor systems, methods, and computer-readable media|
Preventing execution of parity-error-induced unpredictable instructions, and related processor systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed. In this regard, a method for processing instructions in a central processing unit (cpu) is provided.
| Central processing unit and driving method thereof|
A cache memory provided in the central processing unit is configured to include a data field which stores data in a main memory unit, a tag field which stores management information on data stored in the data field, and a valid bit which stores information about whether the data stored in the data field and the management information stored in the tag field are valid or invalid. Nonvolatile memory cells are used as memory cells which are components of the data field, the tag field, and the valid bit.
| Computer system having non-volatile memory and method of operating the computer system|
A computer system includes a central processing unit (cpu), a main memory including a non-volatile memory, and a memory reset controller controlling the main memory. If a memory reset command is input from outside, while the computer system is powered on/off, the memory reset controller deletes data stored in the main memory..
|Television apparatus connected to multimedia terminal apparatus and television system for the same|
A television apparatus includes a first connection port for connecting to a multimedia terminal apparatus. The television apparatus receives television signals through a television signal input unit of the television apparatus.
|Processor device with instruction trace capabilities|
A processor device with debug capabilities has a central processing unit, debug circuitry including a trace module and an external interface, wherein the trace module generates a trace stream including information about executed instructions, wherein the trace stream is output through the external interface, and wherein the trace module is further operable to detect a trigger signal and upon detection to insert a trace packet into the generated trace stream.. .
|System-on-chip for providing access to shared memory via chip-to-chip link, operation method of the same, and electronic system including the same|
An electronic system including a system-on-chip (soc) providing access to a shared memory via a chip-to-chip link includes a memory device, a first semiconductor device, and a second semiconductor device. The first semiconductor device includes a first central processing unit (cpu) and a memory access path configured to enable access to the memory device.
|Cache memory staged reopen|
An apparatus is described. The apparatus includes a cache memory having two or more memory blocks and a central processing unit (cpu), coupled to the cache memory, to open a first memory block within the cache memory upon exiting from a low power state.
|Processing structured and unstructured data using offload processors|
A structured data processing system is disclosed that can include a plurality of ximm modules connected to a memory bus in a first server, with the ximm modules each respectively having a dma slave module connected to the memory bus and an arbiter for scheduling tasks, with the ximm modules providing an in-memory database; and a central processing unit (cpu) in the first server connected to the ximm modules by the memory bus, with the cpu arranged to process and direct structured queries to the plurality of ximm modules.. .
|Processing structured and unstructured data using offload processors|
Methods of processing structured data are disclosed that can include providing a plurality of ximm modules connected to a memory bus in a first server, with the ximm modules each respectively having a dma slave module connected to the memory bus and an arbiter for scheduling tasks, with the ximm modules further providing an in-memory database; and connecting a central processing unit (cpu) in the first server to the ximm modules by the memory bus, with the cpu arranged to process and direct structured queries to the plurality of ximm modules.. .
|Processing structured and unstructured data using offload processors|
A data processing system for unstructured data is disclosed. A plurality of modules can be connected to a memory bus, each including at least one processor.
|Integrated system for displaying items and for measurable promotional communication|
An integrated system for displaying items and for promotional communication is described comprising at least one stand module (10) for items, having in turn one or more support means (18) designed to contain and/or to support the products (36) to be displayed, and at least one screen (12) and/or one panel able to visualize a series of static or dynamic advertising messages. The system has at least one electronic device for acquiring dynamic images (14), able to detect a series of information relating to the people that are within a predefined distance from the stand module (10) for items, at least one device for automatically identifying items (38; 40), able to detect and identify how many and which products (36) are present on the stand module (10), as well as a central processing unit (16) operatively connected..
|Method for determining the movements of an object from a stream of images|
According to one aspect, the invention relates to a system for determining the movements of an object from a stream of images of said object. The system includes, in particular, a computer having a memory and a central processing unit, said central processing unit including: a reading unit (12) for recording each image of the stream of images in an input buffer memory (22); a processing unit (13) making it possible to determine, for each image, a change in the position and/or in the deformation of said object relative to the image immediately preceding said image in the stream; the reading and processing units being synchronized such that the processing of each of said images of the stream of images is carried out either simultaneously at the time of the reading of an image following said image in the stream of images, and of the recording thereof in the input buffer memory (22)..
|Magnetoresistive detection system and method for detection of magnetic image of bank notes|
A system and method for obtaining a fill image of a bank note being processed. At least one magnetoresistive detector is employed to obtain line-scan sensings of a bank note as the note passes.
|System for real time continuous data processing for investment portfolios|
A real time continuous data inputting, processing, scanning and displaying system for financial data and inputting variable boundaries of data for a variety of desired data characteristics. The process displays when the data characteristics fall outside their respective variable boundaries.
A speaker comprises a main body. The main body is disposed with a central processing unit, an amplifier and a control interface.
|Lighted display system and apparatus|
The present invention is a lighted display system which interacts with its environment. Sensors and product and consumer databases feed information to a central processing unit which then selects a given lighting pattern to control illumination of a product display.
|Method for unified high-level hardware description language simulation based on parallel computing platforms|
A method to build a unified simulator for simulating a design on a parallel computing platform. The parallel computing platform comprises two or more (processors) cores which are deemed as an integral part of the unified simulator.
|Central processing unit socket|
A socket for a central processing unit (cpu) includes a housing, a bottom base, a slide base, and a number of resilient members. The bottom base is received in and fastened to a lower portion of the housing.
|System and method for compiler support for kernel launches in device code|
A system and method for compiling source code (e.g., with a compiler). The method includes accessing a portion of device source code and determining whether the portion of the device source code comprises a piece of work to be launched on a device from the device.
|Human-computer interface system|
A human-computer interface system which includes a computer, the computer includes a central processing unit, a first memory, a second memory, at least one storage device, a system hub, an input/output adapter for connecting the at least one storage device to the system hub, an operating system installed onto the at least one storage device, applications software installed onto the at least one storage device, a communication network, the computer being connected to the communication network, a means for inputting and detecting data and commands generated by a user, a plurality of output converters, and a means for allowing the computer to develop and express the computer's emotional states.. .
|Cooling system for a computer system|
A cooling system for a computer system comprises at least one unit such as a central processing unit (cpu) generating thermal energy and a reservoir having an amount of cooling liquid, said cooling liquid intended for accumulating and transferring of thermal energy dissipated from the processing unit to the cooling liquid. The cooling system has a heat exchanging interface for providing thermal contact between the processing unit and the cooling liquid for dissipating heat from the processing unit to the cooling liquid.
|Device having configurable breakpoint based on interrupt status|
A processor device with debug capabilities has a central processing unit, an interrupt controller, a status unit operable to be set into a first mode indicating an interrupt has occurred or in a second mode indicating normal execution of code, and a debug unit coupled with said status unit and comprising a configurable breakpoint, wherein a condition can be set that a breakpoint is only activated if the device is operating in an interrupt service routine.. .
|Processor device with reset condition trace capabilities|
A processor device with debug capabilities has a central processing unit, debug circuitry including a trace module, a system clock module for providing internal clock signals, and a reset detection unit which during a debug mode prevents the system clock module from receiving a reset signal.. .
|Apparatus and methods for processing of media signals|
Methods and apparatus for processing media signals. In one embodiment, a data processing device processes fixed and variable rate data using a first and second processing unit.
|Device for warning of radar traps|
The invention relates to a device for warning of radar traps or speed radar signals, comprising a radar detection antenna, a central processing unit, which is connected to the radar detection antenna, an alert device or unit, which is connected to the central processing unit and which is designed for delivering an alarm, wherein the central processing unit is designed for determining at least one characteristic of the signal received by the radar detection antenna and for causing the alert device to deliver an alarm or suppress the delivery of an alarm in dependence on least one determined characteristic.. .
|Nutrition information system and related method|
A system and related method are disclosed. The system includes a user interface application configured to allow for uploading and entering nutrition information for food items and sending the uploaded information to a server; the server (including memory, data storage devices and a central processing unit) configured to receive and store the nutrition information entered by the user via the user interface application in a database maintained on the server, configured to analyze and process the nutrition information, store the processed information, and to export the information to an application programming interface comprising at least one widget configured to utilize the processed information..
|Modeling structured simd control flow constructs in an explicit simd language|
Constructs may express simd control flow that can be efficiently implemented on a simd machine with support for simd control flow. The execution semantics of constructs serve as a functional specification for an emulation implementation in the central processing unit (cpu), a non-simd machine, using conventional c++ compiler such as gcc or microsoft visual c++ without any modification to the conventional compiler in some embodiments..
|Embedded system for construction of small footprint speech recognition with user-definable constraints|
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods that enable a voice trigger that wakes-up an electronic device or causes the device to make additional voice commands active, without manual initiation of voice command functionality. In addition, such a voice trigger is dynamically programmable or customizable.
|Customizable alarm sytem and method for computer|
A customizable alarm system includes a graphic user interface (gui), a central processing unit (cpu) to set a predetermined range of a first electronic element through the gui, an embedded controller (ec) to store the predetermined range of the first electronic element, and an audio chip. The ec obtains an actual value of the first electronic element, and determines whether the actual value of the first electronic element is within the predetermined range.
|Computer program instruction analysis|
Disclosed is a method of analysis of a computer program instruction for use in a central processing unit having a decoding unit. The method comprises receiving an address of an instruction to be analysed, fetching said instruction stored at said address, decoding by a decoding unit associated with the central processing unit, the fetched instruction; and returning the results of said decoding of said fetched instruction.
|Computing system and data transmission method|
A computing system includes a central processing unit (cpu), a first direct memory access (dma) controller, a first bus, a memory module inserted in a first dual inline memory module (dimm) slot, and a storage device installed on a second dimm slot. The storage device includes a storage module, a second bus, a memory unit, an interface control unit, and a second dma controller.
|Structure for removable processor socket|
A socket has top side pins that may form electrical connections to a central processing unit chip, and a bottom side ball grid array of discrete, electrically-conductive metal surfaces. Differently-keyed setoff apertures are formed through the socket that when disposed about corresponding standoffs projecting upward from a planar circuit board align the socket ball grid array surfaces with grid array pad connections on the circuit board.
|System and method for time reversal data communications on pipes using guided elastic waves|
Embedded piezoelectric sensors in large civil structures for structural health monitoring applications require data communication capabilities to effectively transmit information regarding the structure's integrity between sensor nodes and to the central processing unit. Conventional communication modalities include electromagnetic waves or acoustical waves.
|Near-field material processing system|
Methods and systems for real time feedback and control of near-field material processing are disclosed, including generating electromagnetic radiation from a usp laser coupled to a central processing unit; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to an acousto-optic modulator; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a beam delivery system; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a beam delivery fiber; using the electromagnetic radiation to generate a plasma on a target mounted to an adjustable stage coupled to the central processing unit; coupling the electromagnetic radiation from the plasma to a plasma spectrum collection system; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a spectrum analysis unit; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a detector; and coupling the detector to the central processing unit; wherein the central processing unit uses the output from the detector as feedback in making adjustments to the usp laser and the adjustable stage. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
|Fiber based spectroscopic imaging guided laser material processing system|
Methods and systems for fiber-based near-field material processing are disclosed, including generating electromagnetic radiation from a usp laser coupled to a central processing unit; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to an acousto-optic modulator; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a beam delivery system; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a beam delivery/collection fiber; using the electromagnetic radiation to generate a plasma on a target mounted to an adjustable stage coupled to the central processing unit; coupling the electromagnetic radiation from the plasma to the beam delivery/collection fiber; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to an optical fiber bundle; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a spectrum analysis unit; coupling the electromagnetic radiation to a detector; and coupling the detector to the central processing unit; wherein the central processing unit uses the output from the detector as feedback in making adjustments to the usp laser and the adjustable stage. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
|Joint video stabilization and rolling shutter correction on a generic platform|
In one embodiment, a video processing system 300 may filter a video data set to correct skew and wobble using a central processing unit 220 and a graphical processing unit 230. The video processing system 300 may apply a rolling shutter effect correction filter to an initial version of a video data set.
|System-on-chip, electronic system including same, and method controlling same|
A system-on-chip (soc) operates with a memory device and includes a performance monitoring unit (pmu) that measures memory usage for the memory device, and a central processing unit (cpu) configured to implement a dynamic voltage frequency scaling (dvfs) controller that compares the memory usage during a performance monitoring period with a reference value and selects a control scheme accordingly.. .
|Central processing unit, method for controlling central processing unit, and information processing apparatus|
A central processing unit, connected to a main memory among a plurality of central processing units each including a cache memory, includes a control unit. The control unit executes a process including: classifying the plurality of central processing units into a smaller number than a total number of the plurality of central processing units, and writing to the main memory presence information indicating whether or not the same data as data stored in the main memory is held in a cache memory included in any of the central processing units that belong to a corresponding central processing unit group, for each central processing unit group of a plurality of central processing unit groups obtained by the classifying..
|Managing coherent memory between an accelerated processing device and a central processing unit|
Existing multiprocessor computing systems often have insufficient memory coherency and, consequently, are unable to efficiently utilize separate memory systems. Specifically, a cpu cannot effectively write to a block of memory and then have a gpu access that memory unless there is explicit synchronization.
|Page replacement method and memory system using the same|
A memory system includes a central processing unit (cpu), a nonvolatile memory electrically coupled to the cpu and a main memory, which is configured to swap an incoming code page for a target code page therein, in response to a first command issued by the cpu. The main memory can be configured to swap the target code page in the main memory to the nonvolatile memory in the event a page capacity of the main memory is at a threshold capacity.
|Checksum and hashing operations resilient to malicious input data|
A resilient hashing system leverages a fast, non-cryptographic hash/checksum function that has good diffusion properties while remaining reasonably efficient on modern central processing units (cpus). The hash function uses random secret data so that hash keys for particular data are difficult to predict.
|Pos system using portable computer|
A point-of-sale (pos) system is based on a portable computer. The pos system includes a main processor to which a host central processing unit (cpu) and a software graphics application program interface (api) are mounted; a memory interface to which a memory chipset and a bus-to-device component are mounted; a graphics system to which a graphics accelerator, a rambus arbiter peripheral component interconnect (pci), a direct memory access (ma), a random access memory digital-to-analog converter (ramdac), a queue and a block write are mounted; an internal monitor as a first monitor; a wireless module, which wirelessly transmits graphics data; and an external monitor, which displays graphics data that is received wirelessly or via wires from a portable computer.