|| List of recent Daisy-related patents
|Entertainment system with network of docking stations|
An entertainment system comprising a media server networked with a plurality of docking stations is presented. The media server and docking stations can be networked together into a looped daisy-chained network to provide for content distribution to docked media players.
|Test compression in a jtag daisy-chain environment|
The disclosure describes novel methods and apparatuses for controlling a device's tca circuit when the device exists in a jtag daisy-chain arrangement with other devices. The methods and apparatuses allow the tca test pattern set used during device manufacturing to be reused when the device is placed in a jtag daisy-chain arrangement with other devices, such as in a customers system using the device.
|Daisy chaining device servers via ethernet|
A device server intended for attaching serial devices to a network includes ethernet communications, an ethernet switch, and serial communication capability so that multiple device servers are connected in a “daisy chain” or series pattern. Galvanic isolation of the power supply from the housing and communication ports, screw terminal and modular connections, din rail mounting, broad power supply voltage ranges or “power-over-ethernet” and operator visible indicator lamps with a pulse stretching feature greatly simplify installation and use..
|Point-to-point serial peripheral interface for data communication between devices configured in a daisy-chain|
The present disclosure provides an improved point-to-point serial peripheral interface, a system comprising an improved point-to-point serial peripheral interface, and a method for use in a system comprising an improved point-to-point serial peripheral interface. A master comprises a spi initiating port.
|Redundant multistate signaling|
A data communications system having a plurality of communication devices including a host having a first receiver and a second receiver; and one or more clients, each client including a transmitter coupled between a signal node and a transmitter node, the transmitter selectively transmitting a multistate signal from the signal node to the transmitter node; and a single conductor daisy-chain loop redundantly communicating each multistate signal from each the transmitter to both receivers, the single conductor daisy-chain loop electrically communicating each transmitter node to the receivers. A data communications method including a) transmitting selectively a multistate signal from each of one or more clients; b) communicating electrically each multistate signal to a first location on a host using a single conductor coupled to each the client; and c) communicating electrically each multistate signal to a second location on the host using the single conductor..
|Daisy chain configuration for power converters|
A system includes a plurality of power supplies and a controller. The plurality of power supplies outputs power to a load.
|Communication device and electrical panel having such a device|
An electrical panel having an unpluggable drawer unit that forms a housing for positioning an electrical device, and an ethernet-type high-frequency communication device that forms a daisy-chain communication subsystem, the one drawer unit including an unpluggable connector to connect or disconnect it to a communication subsystem, and the drawer unit can occupy a first, plugged-in position connected to the communication subsystem, and it comprises a switch that controls a bypass switch of a bypass on the communication subsystem when the drawer unit occupies a second, unplugged position.. .
|High speed interface for daisy-chained devices|
A plurality of devices are operated by storing at a device a first id number received at a first port of the device and a second id number received at a second port of the device. The device receives a data command through at least one of the first and second ports.
|Daisy-chained ring of remote units for a distributed antenna system|
The present disclosure is a novel utility of a software defined radio (sdr) based distributed antenna system (das) that is field reconfigurable and support multi-modulation schemes (modulation-independent), multi-carriers, multi-frequency bands and multi-channels. More specifically, the present invention relates to a das utilizing one or more daisy-chained rings of remote units.
|Inter-device communication in a battery management and protection system|
A battery management and protection system includes a string of battery management and protection integrated circuit devices that may be connected to one another in a daisy chain configuration. Some of the devices can be electrically connected to one or more battery cells.
|Control network for led-based lighting system in a transit vehicle|
A transit vehicle lighting system has a plurality of led-based lighting fixtures for providing interior illumination. A control network comprises a plurality of slave nodes for controlling the led-based lighting fixtures, and a master node for controlling the slave nodes.
|Differential interface for inter-device communication in a battery management and protection system|
A multi-cell battery stack includes a microcontroller and a string of battery management and protection ic devices connected to one another in a daisy chain configuration. Each battery management and protection ic device can include a communication interface circuit includes pairs of differential input signal lines, receivers including respective current comparator circuits to receive differential signals on the differential input signal lines, and transmitters to provide outgoing differential signals on the differential input signal lines.
|Method and apparatus for device access port selection|
The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatuses for allowing a controller to select and access different types of access ports in a device. The selecting and accessing of the access ports is achieved using only the dedicated tdi, tms, tck, and tdo signal terminals of the device.
|Methods and systems for implementing a compositional recommender framework|
A compositional recommender framework using modular recommendation functions is described. Each modular recommendation function can use a discrete technology, such as using clustering, a database lookup, or other means.
|Memory with output control|
An apparatus, system, and method for controlling data transfer to an output port of a serial data link interface in a semiconductor memory is disclosed. In one example, a flash memory device may have multiple serial data links, multiple memory banks and control input ports that enable the memory device to transfer the serial data to a serial data output port of the memory device.
|Modular rapid access illuminated drawer safe with dual access methods|
A modular drawer safe possessing upper indentions and lower protrusions allowing multiple units in varying sizes to be secured together. The drawer safe uses biometric recognition for its primary locking control and a manual keyed back-up.
|Methods and apparatus for automatic fault detection|
Techniques and mechanisms are provided to monitor signals including critical signals at the endpoints, or leaves, of one or more signal trees in an integrated circuit device. Sensors or layers of sensors may be configured in fault detection circuitry to monitor signals and compare them to static or dynamically varying values.
|Power conversion device|
A power conversion device includes: a plurality of cascade-connection type single-phase power converters; and a central control unit that controls the plurality of the single-phase power converters, wherein each of the plurality of single-phase power converters has a single-phase power converter control unit, and the central control unit and the plurality of the single-phase power converter control units are connected via a communication means having a daisy-chain configuration, wherein the single-phase power converter control unit transmits and receives a control signal via the communication means having the daisy-chain configuration, as well as a specific pattern signal, other than a control signal frame, which can be distinguished from the control signal frame, and determines a communication error due to not receiving the specific pattern signal at the single-phase power converter control unit, or an inconsistency between the received signal and the specific pattern signal.. .
|Die stack test architecture and method|
A test control port (tcp) includes a state machine sm, an instruction register ir, data registers drs, a gating circuit and a tdo mx. The sm inputs tci signals and outputs control signals to the ir and to the dr.
|Asynchronous id generation|
A technique for automatically establishing device ids for devices in a daisy chain cascade arrangement. For each device, a write id operation is initiated at the device to cause the device to enter a generate/write id mode.
|Communication system and storage battery system|
A communication system includes: an assembled battery including a plurality of series connected battery packs having at least one storage battery cell; a battery management section adapted to manage the battery packs; and an optical line connected in daisy chain for use in communication between the battery management section and each of the battery packs.. .
|Method and apparatus for connecting memory dies to form a memory system|
A method, system and apparatus for connecting multiple memory device dies 51-54 to a substrate 56 which requires no trace between dies. A first embodiment assigns the connections of a memory device die 51 to be matched with other memory device dies 52-54 when mounted in staggered formation on the both sides of a substrate.
|Electronic systems and management methods|
A management method is provided, suitable for an electronic system having electronic devices connected in a daisy-chain configuration. The management method includes the steps of: arranging the order of the electronic devices, wherein universal unique identifiers corresponding to the electronic devices are obtained by sequentially connecting the electronic devices with the host; obtaining shapes and outward colors of the electronic devices according to the universal unique identifiers of the electronic devices; forming a chart according to the arrangement order, the shapes and the outward colors of the electronic devices; and displaying the chart on the monitor and/or the host to show a characteristic of each of the electronic devices..
|Dynamic electric power line monitoring system|
A device and method of precise distance measurement of a transmission line to any object below it is disclosed, along with a network of such devices. The technique employs ultrasonic or laser sensor technology to measure the distance to the nearest object, be it vegetation or a crossing conductor below, and reports that distance wirelessly to the system operator or transmission asset owner.
|Method and system for accessing a flash memory device|
An apparatus, system, and computer-implemented method for controlling data transfer between a plurality of serial data link interfaces and a plurality of memory banks in a semiconductor memory is disclosed. In one example, a flash memory device with multiple links and memory banks, where the links are independent of the banks, is disclosed.
|Charging/discharging monitoring device and battery pack|
A charging/discharging monitoring device of a battery pack, includes: a plurality of monitoring integrated circuits; a plurality of wiring boards on which the plurality of monitoring integrated circuits are mounted, respectively; and a plurality of signal transmission paths for, via corresponded respective capacitors, connecting between the plurality of wiring boards. The charging/discharging monitoring device is configured with a two-wire transmission path for connecting between terminals of an upstream-side monitoring integrated circuit of daisy chain connection and a downstream-side monitoring integrated circuit thereof, and a wire length of a wiring part which connects between the respective capacitors and terminals of the corresponding monitoring integrated circuits on the wiring boards is a length in which resonance is not caused by the electromagnetic wave noises in an electromagnetic wave noise environment under which the wiring boards are arranged..
|Angled light box lighting system|
A lighting system comprising a light box housing, a plurality of lighting units including a housing, a plurality of light emitting elements mounted on a pcb within the housing. The light emitting elements arranged on an angled surface such that the light emitting elements emit light in a sideways direction from the lighting units.
|Extensible daisy-chain topology for compute devices|
Devices, systems and methods for providing a daisy-chain topology for networking compute devices having pcie bridges are disclosed. The daisy-chain topology is an extensible pcie or similar standard solution that allows for a variable number of nodes.
|Chip package structure|
A first back surface of a first chip faces toward a carrier. A first active surface of the first chip has first pads and a first insulting layer thereon.