|| List of recent Selector-related patents
| Selective per-cycle masking of scan chains for system level test|
Built-in self-test techniques for integrated circuits that address the issue of unknown states. Some implementations use a specialized scan chain selector coupled to a time compactor.
| Continuous multi-fluid pump device, drive and actuating system and method|
A fluid pump device is operable by a drive and actuating system. The fluid pump device includes a pump manifold, a plurality of pump cylinders, a plunger reciprocally operable in each of the pump cylinders, and at least one inlet selector valve.
| Systems and methods for probabilistically generating individually customized cognitive training sessions|
A method, computing device, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium are disclosed for probabilistically generating individually customized cognitive training sessions. A probability calculator executing on a computing device determines user data, priorities, and game data.
| Memory device and corresponding reading method|
An electrically erasable and programmable non-volatile memory device includes memory cells arranged in rows and columns, and each column of memory cells is associated with a respective local bit line. The local bit lines are divided into packets of local bit lines, each packet of local bit lines associated with a respective main bit line.
| Multi-color in-dash lighting system for changing vehicle backlighting|
A vehicle interior lighting system for enabling a driver to control the intensity and color of interior lighting is presented. The system includes a controller that controls the color and intensity of interior lighting, a selector control that switches color and intensity controls to various groups of interior lights (such as instrument lights, indicator light), a color that controls light color and an intensity control that controls light intensity.
| Continuous multi-fluid delivery system and method|
A fluid pump device is operable by a drive and actuating system. The fluid pump device includes a pump manifold, a plurality of pump cylinders, a plunger reciprocally operable in each of the pump cylinders, and at least one inlet selector valve.
| Dispenser and methods|
A chamber member is mounted to the bottle body and has an opening and partially bounds a first chamber and a second chamber. A selector is mounted to the chamber body for relative rotation between a first dosing condition and a second dosing condition.
| Microfluidic channel device with array of drive electrodes|
Technologies are generally described for microfluidic channel devices. Some example devices may include a substrate having a substrate surface, with an array of drive electrode assemblies disposed upon the substrate surface.
| Cosmetic palette with selection mechanism for achieving a predefined look|
Combinations of one or more selector mechanisms and a cosmetic palette for advising a user on how to achieve specific cosmetic effects.. .
| Laundry machine and control method of the same|
A laundry machine and a control method of the same are disclosed. The disclosed laundry machine includes a tub, a drum rotatably installed in the tub, to receive laundry, a washing heater provided at the tub, to heat wash water, a first wash water passage for supplying the wash water from an external water supply source to the drum via a detergent box, a second wash water passage for supplying the wash water from the external water supply source to an interior of the tub while preventing the wash water from passing through the drum, a course selector for selecting one of a plurality of washing courses, and a controller for selectively opening the first wash water passage or the second wash water passage in accordance with the course selected through the course selector..
| Pilot pump sourced peak shaving for hybrid hydraulic circuits|
A system includes a pilot pump with an output that may be directed to a pilot circuit by way of a selector valve. The selector valve is shifted between a first position providing communication between the pump and the pilot circuit to a second position providing communication between the pilot pump and the hybrid circuit when pressure in the pilot circuit reaches a predetermined level.
|Selector syncronized with movement of data in memory|
In one implementation, data values having an order are stored at a memory having a plurality of memory locations. Data values are periodically moved between memory locations according to a movement pattern.
|Speed profile creation device and automatic train operation apparatus|
A speed profile creation device includes: a traveling simulator that creates, from a traveling instruction, a speed profile of allowing the train to travel through a traveling section together with a traveling time and energy consumption amount thereof by using a route condition, train performance, and a traveling condition; a traveling instruction draft creator that creates a plurality of traveling instruction drafts in which a reference speed profile is changed so that the energy consumption amount can decrease though the traveling time is lengthened a little; an optimum speed profile selector that selects an optimum speed profile in which an energy consumption amount reduction effect is maximum among the plurality of traveling instruction drafts; and a reference speed profile updating unit that updates the reference speed profile until the traveling time of the optimum speed profile becomes equivalent to the target traveling time.. .
|Ultrasound apparatus and control method thereof|
Disclosed are an ultrasound apparatus and a control method thereof, in which the thickness of subcutaneous tissue is measured using an ultrasound probe or vital data regarding a subject is acquired to select an appropriate injection needle and determine suitability of injection to a corresponding body region, which ensures safe and effective drug administration. In the ultrasound apparatus and the control method thereof, a map containing results of selection of an appropriate injection needle and determination of injection suitability is generated and provided to a patient, which ensures safe self-administration by the patient without a hospital visit.
|Antenna apparatus and communication apparatus|
According to one embodiment, an antenna apparatus comprises an antenna element connected to a feeding point, a grounded first lumped constant element connected to the antenna element, and a grounded second and third lumped constant elements connected to the antenna element through a selector. The selector is configured to connect the grounded second lumped constant element to the antenna element in order to lower a resonant frequency of the antenna element, and to connect the grounded third lumped constant element to the antenna element in order to raise the resonant frequency of the antenna element..
|Power saving mechanism for mobile terminal|
A mobile terminal includes a detector configured to detect presence of a first possible connection to a mobile network and a second possible connection to the mobile network, the first possible connection being a connection of a first technology and the second possible connection being a connection of a second technology. A selector identifies which of the first possible connection and the second possible connection causes less energy consumption in the mobile terminal in its low-power mode of operation, and a controller connects the mobile terminal to the mobile network through the identified possible connection.
|Stereoscopic image display device and displaying method thereof|
A stereoscopic image display device includes a display including a plurality of pixels and displaying an image according to image data generated by processing an input video signal, and a controller for controlling the processing of an input video signal. The controller includes an image change gap setter for setting a first image change gap by using a user's reference input value, a calculation and correction unit for calculating an actual distance of the user who views a display image based on the user's observation position coordinate data, correcting the first image change gap corresponding to the actual distance, and calculating a second image change gap, and an image mode selector for selecting an image mode realized by the display, determining the user's position point with reference to the second image change gap, and generating image data for respective image modes..
|Digital pulse width modulation controller|
A digital pulse width modulation controller includes a pulse width modulation controller, a selection unit having at least one selector, a comparison unit having at least one comparator, and a signal conversion unit having at least one digital-to-analog converter. The digital-to-analog converter generates a reference current and/or voltage.
|Activation apparatus for a transmission of a motor vehicle|
An activation apparatus is provided for a transmission of a motor vehicle, having a gear selector that is moveable in at least one shift gate for selecting different drive program of the transmission, a control device with which the selection of at least one drive program of the transmission can be locked, and at least two sensors designed for detecting a gear selector activation. The control device is designed for determining the plausibility of signals detected by the sensors and for enabling the selection of the drive program on the basis of the plausibility determination..
|Activation apparatus for a transmission of a motor vehicle|
An activation apparatus is provided for a transmission of a motor vehicle, having a gear selector that is moveable in one shift gate for the selection of at least one forward travel program and a reverse travel gear of the transmission. The gear selector is designed to assume a monostable rest position in the shift gate.
|Twin layer packaging machine|
A packaging machine is disclosed for packing cartons with beverage cans in two overlaying layers. The packaging machine has a selector flight, a can flight, and a carton flight, all synchronously movable.
|System and method for supporting work sharing muxing in a cluster|
A system and method can provide efficient low-latency muxing between servers in the cluster. One such system can include a cluster of one or more high performance computing systems, each including one or more processors and a high performance memory.
|Entertainment system with sourceless selection of networked and non-networked media content|
A content selection interface for a media system including at least a first network interface for finding and accessing media content remote from said media system and at least one content source integral or electrically connected to said media system. The media system interface may have a single media content selector actuable by a user and means responsive to the media content selector for selecting plural media content items from among the network and local media content sources, the media content selector presenting to the user plural media content items represented as successive positions in a linearly arrayed sequence without the user having to manifest an explicit change between network and non-network sources from position to position..
|Electronic valve position indicator|
An apparatus includes a valve having at least two input ports. A first of the at least two input ports connected to a first source of material and a second of the at least two input ports connected to a second source of material.
|Cooperative operating device and method|
A cooperative operating device includes primary controlling units that are provided for individual primary control systems, and calculate operating variables and outputting them to the actuators of the corresponding primary control systems, a selector that combines operating variables by performing a weighting calculation on the operating variables calculated by the primary controlling units, and an operating variable adjustment controlling unit that is provided to correspond to a single secondary control system for controlling an equilibrium point that is a desirable operating variable output with the primary control in a steady-state, inputs a specific operating variable setting value that indicates the equilibrium point, and inputs, as a controlled variable input, the operating variable after combination, outputted from the selector, to calculate an adjustment operating variable and output it to the actuator of the secondary control system.. .
|Mipi signal receiving apparatus and method|
A signal receiving apparatus and method adapted for receiving a mipi signal are disclosed. The signal receiving apparatus includes a signal receiver, a selector, a decoding apparatus and a byte boundary searcher.
|Low-pin-count non-volatile memory embedded in a integrated circuit without any additional pins for access|
A low-pin-count non-volatile memory (nvm) embedded an integrated circuit can be accessed without any additional pins. The nvm has one or more memory cells and at least one of the nvm cells can have at least one nvm element coupled to at least one selector and to a first supply voltage line.
An imaging apparatus is provided that includes an image sensor that receives light from an object through an imaging lens, a lens driver that moves the imaging lens, and an automatic focus detector that determines an in-focus lens position based on imaging data obtained from the image sensor, the automatic focus detector being capable of performing a focus detection operation with a second switch that is different from a release switch in that it includes a dynamic-image focus detector and a still-image focus detector, and the dynamic-image focus detector further including a focus detection operation selector that varies a focus detection operation controlled by the second switch in accordance with whether a video is being recorded.. .
|Inkjet recording apparatus|
An inkjet recording apparatus includes a head driving section that includes a drive pulse generator and a selector. The drive pulse generator generates, as the waveforms of drive voltage to be applied to the piezoelectric elements, a plurality of drive waveforms that includes an ink-ejection drive waveform defined according to the number of times of ink ejection to be made from the corresponding nozzle, and a reset waveform which causes greater drawing of the meniscus in the corresponding nozzle than by the ink-ejection drive waveform.
An encoder for encoding a sequence of symbols is described which has an assigner configured to assign a number of parameters to each symbol of the sequence of symbols based on information contained within previous symbols of the sequence of symbols; a plurality of entropy encoders each of which is configured to convert the symbols forwarded to the respective entropy encoder into a respective bitstream; and a selector configured to forward each symbol to a selected one of the plurality of entropy encoders, the selection depending on the number of parameters assigned to the respective symbol.. .
|Occupant support with an extended functionality occupant position monitoring system|
An occupant support comprises an occupant support structure which includes an occupant position monitoring system comprising a sensor for producing a sensor output signal as a function of occupant position on the occupant support structure, and an alarm state selector for enabling or disabling an alarm. A controller receives the sensor output signal and produces a controller output signal for commanding the alarm and a nonalarm device such that such that when the alarm is disabled the controller output signal governs operation of the nonalarm device but not operation of the alarm device and when the alarm is enabled the controller output signal governs operation of the nonalarm device and the alarm device..
|Drive mode selector|
A drive mode selection system for a vehicle is provided that includes a drive mode selector that can facilitate selection of a current drive mode from among a plurality of drive modes of the vehicle based at least in part on input from a driver of the vehicle. Each of the plurality of drive modes can be associated with a distinct visual indicator.
|Crystal controlled oscillator and oscillating device|
A crystal controlled oscillator of the present disclosure includes: an oscillator circuit for oscillator output, a first oscillator circuit, a second oscillator circuit, a heating unit, a pulse generator, a frequency difference detector, an addition unit, a circuit unit, a frequency measuring unit, a determination unit, and a signal selector. The signal selector is configured to: select a control signal where electric power supplied to the heating unit is smaller than supplied electric power in the detection range in a case where a frequency in a set period at the train of pulses is out of the detection range at the high temperature side; select a control signal where electric power supplied to the heating unit becomes a preset value in a case where a frequency in the set period at the train of pulses is out of the detection range at the low temperature side..
|Clock recovery circuit and clock and data recovery circuit|
A clock recovery circuit includes: a phase comparison circuit to compare a data signal and a recovered clock; a charge pump circuit to output a current based on a phase difference signal; a loop filter to convert the current into a control voltage; an oscillation circuit to generate a first sine-wave clock having a frequency corresponding to the control voltage and a second sine-wave clock having a phase obtained by shifting a phase of the first sine-wave clock by 90 degrees; and a clock selector to select, as the recovered clock, the first sine-wave clock or the second sine-wave clock, a selected clock having a voltage difference between a voltage at a transition of the data signal and a center of an amplitude is larger than a voltage difference between a voltage of a non-selected clock at the time and a center of an amplitude of the non-selected clock.. .
|Selector for low voltage embedded memory|
Techniques, materials, and circuitry are disclosed which enable low-voltage, embedded memory applications. In one example embodiment, an embedded memory is configured with a bitcell having a memory element and a selector element serially connected between an intersection of a wordline and bitline.
|Kitchen appliance for preparing a beverage and method of operating same|
A kitchen appliance includes a first reservoir for receiving a liquid to be used for preparing a beverage. A hot water generator (‘hwg’) has an inlet end, an outlet end and a passageway extending therebetween.
|Breather system for an internal combustion engine|
A breather system of an internal combustion engine suitable for use on a motorcycle. A gearbox has a housing (12) forming a gearbox cavity (20) in which a gear selector drum (30) is provided.
|Method and hydraulic control system having swing motor energy recovery|
A hydraulic control system includes a swing control valve between a pump and a swing motor to control flow to/from the swing motor, and a selector valve between an accumulator and the swing motor to regulate fluid flow. A controller is configured to receive inputs indicative of the pressure differential between the accumulator and conduit between the pump and swing motor, and a swing motor command, calculate a target swing motor flow based on the swing motor command input, and modulate operation of the swing control valve and the selector valve to regulate a swing speed..
|Interface for managing splittable timestamps across event records|
Embodiments are directed towards a graphical user interface to identify locations within event records with splittable timestamp information. A display of event records is provided using any of a variety of formats.
|High temperature directionally solidified and single crystal die casting|
A high-temperature die casting die includes a first die plate with a first recess and a second die plate with a second recess, the first and second recesses defining a main part cavity and gating. A grain selector is in fluid communication with the main cavity, and an in situ zone refining apparatus is adapted to apply a localized thermal gradient to at least one of the first and second die plates.
|System and method for fitting hearing devices|
An improved method and apparatus for automatic haring device fitting have been disclosed. The disclosed apparatus includes a search engine for searching the optimal settings of a hearing device, a first selector for patient to alternate the hearing device between two presets, and a second selector for patient to register the preference or no preference to the two presets.
|Terminal device, base station device, program, and integrated circuit|
In a cellular system, new precoding that enables the performance of precoding to be adequately utilized is introduced, and thereby throughput is increased. There is provided a terminal device that includes a plurality of transmit antennas and that performs precoding on a transmit signal.
|Failure detection apparatus and method|
According to one embodiment, a failure detection apparatus includes a communicator, a selector, an execution unit, and a determiner. The communicator communicates with a wireless terminal mounted on a moving object via at least one of first bridge devices located at predetermined positions.
|Power converter with current feedback loop|
In a power converter, a deviation calculator calculates, in each cycle, a deviation between a value of an input electrical parameter of a switch circuit and a target value selected by a selector in a previous cycle. The input electrical parameter depends on the input power to the switch circuit.
|Dual fuel system for an internal combustion engine|
A dual fuel system for a vehicle utilizing gasoline and propane fuel sources. The dual fuel system includes a micro-controlled switch box that switches back and forth between fuels.
|Delay device, method, and random number generator using the same|
A delay device for generating a signal for a random component in a random number generator is disclosed. The delay device includes a delay module, for generating a plurality of delayed signals, wherein each delayed signal has a delay time and the delay time is different from each other; a first multiplexer, coupled to the delay module, for outputting a delayed signal among the plurality of delayed signals as a delayed trigger signal to control the random component to generate a random bit; and a delay selector, coupled to the first multiplexer, for generating a selecting signal to control the first multiplexer to select to output the delayed signal as the delayed trigger signal..
|Granular data for behavioral targeting|
A method of targeting receives several granular events and preprocesses the received granular events thereby generating preprocessed data to facilitate construction of a model based on the granular events. The method generates a predictive model by using the preprocessed data.
|Control apparatus for continuously variable transmission|
A control apparatus for a continuously variable transmission is capable of continuously changing an output of an internal combustion engine mounted on a vehicle and allowing a transmission mode to be switchable between a continuous transmission mode in which a transmission ratio is set continuously and a stepped transmission mode in which the transmission ratio is set stepwise. A transmission mode selector is configured to change the transmission mode in such a manner that in a case where the stepped transmission mode is selected, when a engine rotation speed reaches a first predetermined rotation speed, then falls below a second predetermined rotation speed which is lower than the first predetermined rotation speed, and further falls below a third predetermined rotation speed, the transmission mode is switched from the stepped transmission mode to the continuous transmission mode..
|Dialed digits based vocoder assignment|
A system and method for providing voice communications with desired characteristics based upon the intended recipient of a voice communication. An apparatus includes a list of dial strings associated with parties having desired voice communication characteristics.
|Apparatus and method for identifying location information using visible light communication and gps|
The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for identifying location information by using visible light communication and a gps (global positioning system). The apparatus includes: a gps signal processor for receiving a gps signal, and identifying location information; a visible light signal processor for receiving a visible light signal, and identifying location information; a gps/visible light selector for identifying strengths of signals provided by the gps signal processor and the visible light signal processor, and controlling an operation of the gps signal processor and an operation of the visible light signal processor; and a location information output unit for outputting the at least one location information provided by the gps signal processor and the visible light signal processor..
|Traffic forwarding in a point multi-point link aggregation using a link selector data table|
A method, system and non-transitory computer-readable medium for forwarding data packet traffic in a point multi-point link aggregation using a link selector data table. A data packet is received at a device having a point multi-point link aggregation comprising a plurality of physical links.
|Power converter with current feedback loop|
In a power converter, a driver drives a switching element using a manipulated variable therefor to convert input power into output power. A first measuring unit measures a value of a first electric parameter depending on the input power.
|Method and driving apparatus for outputting driving signal to drive electro-phoretic display|
The present invention provides a driving apparatus, the driving apparatus is used for outputting a driving signal to drive an electro-phoretic display, and the driving apparatus includes a driving signal generator, a temperature sensor, and a selector. The driving signal generator generates a plurality of periodic alternative current signals and a plurality of direct current signals.
|Fall arrest safety apparatus on a rope with clamping function|
A fall arrest safety apparatus on a rope comprising a rotary roller mounted on a pivoting arm with speed detection, and a control selector of a ratchet. The latter is able to occupy a released inactive position enabling the roller to rotate in both directions of rotation in a first fall arrest operating mode, and an active position with unidirectional blocking of the roller in rotation with respect to the arm in the descending direction corresponding to a second operating mode of the apparatus as a simple ascender..
|Mobile interactive kiosk method|
An information exchange system includes a mobile electronic device and a stationary electronic device. The mobile electronic device generates a transient or mobile information cloud around the user and includes a range selector module associated that receives input from the user regarding a physical range to extend the mobile information cloud around the user.
|Communication dongle physically coupled with a media device to automatically discover and launch an application on the media device and to enable switching of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of the media device through an operating system of the mobile device sharing a local area network with the communication dongle|
A system, apparatus and method related to a communication dongle physically coupled with a media device to automatically discover and launch an application on the media device and to enable switching of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of the media device through an operating system of the mobile device sharing a local area network with the communication dongle is disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes a mobile device to access a multicast capability of an operating system responsive to a user interacting with an selector on a header bar of a browser application of the mobile device and/or an indicator on a menu bar of the operating system of the mobile device, a media device, and a communication dongle that communicatively couples the mobile device with the media device through a local area network that is commonly shared between the mobile device and/or the communication dongle..
|Spring ball toy|
A spring ball toy includes spherical core and a plurality of spring arms radiating from the spherical core. The distal end of each spring arm is fitted with one of a selection of different types of spring feet.
|Signal processing device, signal processing method, and communication device|
A signal processing device includes: a plurality of multipliers configured to obtain a first multiplication result by multiplying a tap coefficient by 1/√2; a plurality of mappers configured to output a mapping result based on a first mapping coefficient and a digital input signal; and a plurality of first selectors configured to select the first multiplication result based on the mapping result.. .
|Image processing device, method, and stereoscopic image display device|
According to an embodiment, an image processing device provides a stereoscopic image to be displayed on a display and includes an acquisition unit, first and second calculators, a selector, and a determiner. The acquisition unit acquires observer information.
|Display device with touch detection function, method for driving display device with touch detection function, and electronic apparatus|
According to an aspect, a display device with a touch detection function includes a drive electrode driver and a source selector unit. The drive electrode driver applies a touch driving signal to a drive electrode opposed only to a pixel electrode corresponding to a non-selection signal line in which the application of the pixel signal is not selected by the source selector unit, among pixel electrodes selected by one scanning signal by the gate driver..
|Capacitive sensing device|
A capacitive sensing device including logic components and a capacitive sensor having at least one electrode, said logic components and capacitive sensor being arranged to form an oscillator, where the capacitive sensor includes a plurality of capacitive sensing electrodes, as well as a selector arranged to form an oscillator selectively from a plurality of possible oscillators, by connecting the logic components with respectively, in the case of each oscillator formed, a given combination from the plurality of electrodes of the capacitive sensor including at least an emission electrode and a reception electrode forming a capacitor formed by means of mutual electrostatic coupling.. .
|Transmit antenna selector and magnetic resonance imaging system|
A transmit antenna selector includes a control circuit, a body coil signal output interface, a local coil signal output interface, a radio-frequency signal input interface, and a dummy load. The control circuit includes a plurality of diodes.
|Inflatable article repair and inflation kit with a pressure reducing device|
An inflatable article repair and inflation kit comprises a canister of sealing fluid; an inlet connectable to a pressure source and connected to the canister; a selector valve interposed fluidically between the inlet and the canister; a conduit connected to the selector valve, in parallel with the canister; and a flow resistance of die selector valve and the canister to reduce the pressure in the canister with respect to the pressure in the conduit. The inflatable article repair and inflation kit ensures the best pressure into the sealing fluid canister..
|Shift-by-wire selector control system for a motor vehicle transmission|
A method for operating a multi-stable shift-by wire selector control system of a motor vehicle transmission. The multi-stable shift-by wire selector control system includes a multi-stable selector which is operable by the driver of the vehicle to select a respective one of the operating modes of the transmission, an arrangement of illuminated labels indicating the selector mode and an indexing mechanism for maintaining the immobilization of the selector in its different positions..
|Electronic device and display method|
According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a display controller and a selector. The display controller displays, on a screen, at least one or more note icons corresponding to a note file including a plurality of pages.
|Augmented i/o for limited form factor user-interfaces|
The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can enhance and/or simplify tactile-based i/o transactions in connection with a user-interface (ui) of limited form factor. In particular, the architecture can monitor a position of a selector object such as an operator's finger relative to a ui display as the selector object hovers or moves above the ui display.
|Semiconductor device and electronic device|
A semiconductor device includes a first memory controller configured to output a first control signal to first and second external memories through a first memory interface, a second memory controller configured to output a second control signal to the second external memory through a second memory interface, an inter-device interface for communicating with another semiconductor device, terminals configured to output the second control signal that has passed through the second memory interface, and a first selector configured to select between the second memory interface and the inter-device interface in accordance with an operation mode of the semiconductor device and to couple the selected interface to the terminals.. .
|Memory controlling device and method thereof|
A memory controlling device and method are disclosed for controlling a memory having a partial array self refresh (pasr) function and a plurality of memory segments. The memory controlling device comprises an address mapper, an address decoder, an address selector, and a pasr configuration register storing a pasr configuration.
|Single wire serial interface master module and method thereof for sampling data information|
The present invention discloses a single wire serial interface (ssi) master module, including: a sample delay controlling unit, configured to send a delay instruction; the state machine unit, configured to wait, according to the delay instruction, for a delay period starting from a moment when an ssi master module completes sending the last bit of address information in a read operation frame, and then send a sample control signal to a selector unit; the selector unit, configured to enable a transmission channel with a sampling unit after receiving the sample control signal; and the sampling unit, configured to sample data information from an ssi slave module. In the present invention, the state machine unit delays sending the sample control signal, and the sampling unit is controlled to delay sampling the data information, which avoids a data reception error caused by slow discharging of an io pad..
|Generic bus de-multiplexer/port expander with inherent bus signals as selectors|
A circuit comprising: a device determiner configured to, in a first mode of operation, receive a device selection signal via at least one of: at least one control line and at least one signal line; and a device router configured to, in a second mode of operation, route signals between the at least one of: at least one control line and at least one signal line and at least one device dependent on the device selection signal.. .