Intel Patent Grants

Shielded interconnects

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10319896
Disclosed herein are shielded interconnects, as well as related methods, assemblies, and devices. In some embodiments, a shielded interconnect may be included in a quantum computing (QC) assembly. For example, a QC assembly may include a quantum processing die; a control die; and a flexible interconnect electrically coupling the quantum processing die and the control die, wherein the flexible interconnect includes a plurality of transmission lines and a shield structure to mitigate…

Heat sink for 5G massive antenna array and methods of assembling same

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10320051
A massive array antenna apparatus is configured with a cantilevered heat pipe that allows a semiconductive millimeter-wave device to move independently from a heat-sink base during thermal expansion and contraction.

Apparel compute device connection

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10320117
System and techniques for an apparel compute device connection are described herein. A base for a removable apparel compute device is bonded to a garment. The base includes connector portions to interface between the apparel compute device and traces within the garment electrically. The apparel compute device is secured to the base via a magnet and oriented via a physical arrangement of the connector portions.

Apparatus and method for reduced energy retention in an energy transfer system

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10320197
In an embodiment, a system includes controller circuitry to initiate a plurality of energy transfer cycles. Each energy transfer cycle includes an input time period during which corresponding input energy is received by a power train, and an output time period during which corresponding output energy is output from the power train. The system also includes energy detection logic to provide, upon completion of each energy transfer cycle, a corresponding indication of corresponding…

Secure communications for sensor data

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10320756
Technology for communicating secure data from a sensor is disclosed. A data transfer device may comprise at least one sensor to generate sensor data and a security engine to generate a key. The data transfer device may also comprise a hardware interface to couple with the at least one sensor and receive the sensor data, and to generate a security signature using the key with the sensor data, and configured to send the sensor data combined with the security signature to a communication…

Protocol for communications between platforms and image devices

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10321009
In accordance with some embodiments, a protocol permits communications between platforms and image devices. This allows, for example, the platform to specify particular types of information that the platform may want, the format of information the platform may prefer, and other information that may reduce the amount of processing in the platform. For example, conventionally, in gesture recognition software, the platform receives an ongoing stream of video to be parsed, searched and…

Computer-aided mapping of system information medium access control protocol messages

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10321277
A method for computer-aided mapping of system information medium access control protocol messages onto a plurality of transport channels for transmission using an orthogonal frequency division multiple access method, wherein a scheduling of system information data packets information in the context of the mapping on a transport channel of the plurality of transport channels is carried out dependent on the type of the system information.

Signaling for proximity services and D2D discovery in an LTE network

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10321294
Embodiments of an enhanced node B (eNB), user equipment (UE) and methods of signaling for proximity services and device-to-device (D2D) discovery in an LTE network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the eNB may transmit signaling to indicate D2D discovery zone configuration to proximity service (ProSe) enabled UEs. The signaling may indicate time and frequency resources and a periodicity of a discovery zone and may indicate operational parameters for the discovery zone.…

Compartment for magnet placement

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10317952
An apparatus is provided which comprises: a chassis compartment having a bottom surface and walls orthogonal to the bottom, wherein the chassis compartment comprises: a rectangular opening, which may be designed to accept a microelectromechanical (MEMS) device and four slots, which may be designed to accept one or more magnet(s), extending outwardly from the rectangular opening, wherein each of the slots comprises: an inner opening having a length coextensive with a side of the…

Passive radiator cooling for electronic devices

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10317960
In one example an electronic device comprises at least heat generating component, a heat spreader positioned proximate the at least one heat generating component and a passive radiator cooling device, comprising an enclosure, an active speaker positioned at least partially within the enclosure, and a passive audio radiator positioned at least partially within the enclosure. Other examples may be described.

Electronic device having a bimetallic material

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10317961
An electronic device may be provided that includes a body having one or more electronic components. The body may have a first portion and a second portion. The second portion may include a first layer of material comprising a first metal and a second layer of material comprising a second metal. At least one electronic component may be between the first portion and the second portion.

Power supply unit (PSU) switching

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10317974
In one example an electronic device comprises a power supply comprising an operating power rail and a standby power rail, a processing platform capable to switch between an operating power state and at least one low power state, a switch to selectively couple a power input of the processing platform to one of the operating power rail or the standby power output rail and logic, at least partially including hardware logic, to activate the switch based at least in part on the operating…

Apparatus and method for shifting quadwords and extracting packed words

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10318298
An apparatus and method for performing left-shifting operations on packed quadword data. For example, one embodiment of a processor comprises: a decoder to decode a left-shift instruction to generate a decoded left-shift instruction; a first source register to store a plurality of packed quadwords data elements; execution circuitry to execute the decoded left-shift instruction, the execution circuitry comprising shift circuitry to left-shift at least first and second packed quadword data…

Enabling error status and reporting in a machine check architecture

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10318368
In accordance with implementations disclosed herein, there is provided systems and methods for enabling error status and reporting in a machine check environment. A processing device includes an error status register and an error status component communicably coupled to the error status register. The error status component determines that a machine check error (MCE) is a first correctable error (CE) and sets a first error status corresponding to the first CE in the error status register…

Technologies for temperature measurement of a processor

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10318396
A method and device for temperature measurement of a processor is disclosed. A temperature-sensing circuit of the processor may have an associated resonance frequency, wherein the resonance frequency depends on a temperature of the temperature-sensing circuit. A temperature of the temperature-sensing circuit may be determined by determining the resonance frequency of the temperature-sensing circuit.

Persistent caching of memory-side cache content

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10318417
Persistent caching of memory-side cache content for devices, systems, and methods are disclosed and discussed. In a system including both a volatile memory (VM) and a nonvolatile memory (NVM), both mapped to the system address space, software applications directly access the NVM, and a portion of the VM is used as a memory-side cache (MSC) for the NVM. When power is lost, at least a portion of the MSC cache contents is copied to a storage region in the NVM, which is restored to the MSC…

Graphics with early stencil test

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10319138
An embodiment of graphics apparatus may include a coarse depth tester to perform a coarse depth test on a block of pixels, and a stencil tester to perform a stencil test on the block of pixels. The stencil tester may be further configured to perform the stencil test in parallel with the coarse depth test. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.

Apparatus and method for data-parallel ray tracing using volume proxies

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10319139
An apparatus and method are described for utilizing volume proxies. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: a volume subdivision module to subdivide a volume into a plurality of partitions, the apparatus to process a first of the partitions and to distribute data associated with each of the other partitions to each of a plurality of nodes; a proxy generation module to compute a first proxy for the first partition, the first proxy to be transmitted to the plurality of…

Asynchronous representation of alternate reality characters

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10319145
Technologies for representing alternate reality characters in a real-world environment include receiving sensor data from sensors of a sensor network of a home location of an alternate reality character, determining available response to the stimuli represented by the sensor data, and determining an activity of the alternate reality character for a time period based on the available responses. The technologies may also include generating a video of the alternate reality character…

Notation for gesture-based composition

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10319352
Various systems and methods for air gesture-based composition and instruction systems are described herein. A composition system for composing gesture-based performances may receive an indication of an air gesture performed by a user; reference a mapping of air gestures to air gesture notations to identify an air gesture notation corresponding to the air gesture; and store an indication of the air gesture notation in a memory of the computerized composition system. Another system used…