Intel patents granted on 17 February 2009

29 US patents granted on 17 February 2009 and assigned to Intel

1 7,493,599 Device, system and method for detection and handling of misaligned data access
2 7,493,553 Structured web advertising
3 7,493,477 Method and apparatus for disabling a processor core based on a number of executions of an application exceeding a threshold
4 7,493,467 Address scrambling to simplify memory controller’s address output multiplexer
5 7,493,460 Preboot memory of a computer system
6 7,493,438 Apparatus and method for enumeration of processors during hot-plug of a compute node
7 7,493,435 Optimization of SMI handling and initialization
8 7,493,258 Method and apparatus for dynamic beam control in Viterbi search
9 7,493,228 Method and system for deterministic throttling for thermal management
10 7,493,053 Mechanism to select bandwidth in an optical receiver circuit
11 7,492,925 Biometric identification data protection
12 7,492,924 Face tracking
13 7,492,913 Location aware directed audio
14 7,492,829 Closed loop feedback in MIMO systems
15 7,492,743 Assigning training sequences based on spatial channels in a wireless communications system
16 7,492,710 Packet flow control
17 7,492,605 Power plane to reduce voltage difference between connector power pins
18 7,492,373 Reducing memory bandwidth to texture samplers via re-interpolation of texture coordinates
19 7,492,317 Antenna system using complementary metal oxide semiconductor techniques
20 7,492,292 Calibrating an analog component using digital feedback information
21 7,492,222 Compound automatic gain control
22 7,492,171 Systems and arrangements for sensing current with a low loss sense element
23 7,492,140 Negative current control for voltage regulator
24 7,492,041 Diamond-silicon hybrid integrated heat spreader
25 7,492,017 Semiconductor transistor having a stressed channel
26 7,491,988 Transistors with increased mobility in the channel zone and method of fabrication
27 7,491,574 Reducing oxidation of phase change memory electrodes
28 7,490,656 Method and an apparatus for cooling a computer
29 7,490,479 Method and system of advanced fan speed control