MStar Semiconductor Inc.

Hsinchu, Taiwan

MStar Semiconductor Inc.

Hsinchu, Taiwan

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Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2016-01-06

A switched-mode voltage converter includes an energy storage component, a plurality of switches and a controller. The energy storage component is coupled to a voltage source, and includes a switching terminal. The plurality of switches are coupled between the switching terminal of the energy storage component and a circuit node. The controller is configured to control the plurality of switches, such that switching terminal of the energy storage unit is intermittently coupled to the circuit node. Further, the controller controls the plurality of switches to switch from a first connecting state to a second connecting state at different time points.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2016-02-08

A control method for a decision feedback equalizer (DFE) includes: generating a channel impulse response (CIR) estimation vector according to an input signal at a CIR estimation frequency; generating an FFE coefficient according to the CIR estimation vector at a first frequency; generating an FBE coefficient according to the CIR estimation vector, and the FFE coefficient at a second frequency; generating a feed-forward equalization filtered result according to the input signal and the FFE coefficient; generating a feed-backward equalization filtered result according to a decision signal and the FBE coefficient; and generating an updated decision signal according to the feed-forward equalization filtered result and the feed-backward equalization filtered result. At least one of the first frequency and the second frequency is smaller than the CIR estimation frequency.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2016-03-02

A driving circuit for a touch control panel, that selectively operates in a display mode or a touch mode, includes a display data generating circuit and a touch control circuit. When the driving circuit operates in the display mode, the display data generating circuit transmits display data to multiple data lines of a pixel array of the touch display panel. When the driving circuit operates in the touch mode, the touch control circuit transmits a touch driving signal to the multiple data lines, and performs touch detection by detecting capacitance changes on the multiple data lines.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2016-03-04

A driving circuit for a touch display panel is selectively operable in a display mode or a touch mode. The driving circuit includes a touch driving circuit and a display driving circuit. When the driving circuit operates in the display mode, the display driving circuit transmits corresponding data to multiple data lines of a pixel array of the touch display panel. When the driving circuit operates in the touch mode, the touch driving circuit transmits a driving signal to a common electrode of the touch display panel, and the display driving circuit controls at least a part of multiple gate lines and multiple data lines of the pixel array to cause that part to have a signal waveform at least partially same as that of the driving signal. A voltage of the common electrode reflects a touch action.


A multimedia communication apparatus, suitable for a first multimedia apparatus, is adapted to transmit or receive multimedia data and is electrically connectable to a standard connector. The standard connector may be non-reversibly or reversibly connected to a plug of a standard cable, and includes a plurality of the pins. The pins include multiple differential signal pins serving as multiple multimedia channels, a power pin serving as a power line, a first polarity pin, a first data pin and a ground pin. The multimedia communication apparatus includes a control logic and a multimedia signal processor. The multimedia signal processor transmits or receives multimedia data to/from a second multimedia apparatus through the multimedia channels, and further power handshakes or exchanges information with the second multimedia apparatus. The information is for controlling a multiplexer to switch the multimedia channels.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2016-07-26

A signal detection method includes: retrieving a first period component of a signal and at least one second period component adjacent to the first period component; squaring a subtraction result of the first period component and each of the at least one second period component to calculate at least one first square value to further obtain a first detection parameter; squaring an addition result of the first period component and each of the at least one second period component to calculate at least one second square value to further obtain a second detection parameter; dividing the second detection parameter by the first detection parameter to obtain a detection function; determining that the signal is detected when the value of the detection function is greater than or equal to a threshold, or else determining that the signal is not detected.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2016-07-19

An equalizing apparatus includes a feedforward filter, a soft slicer and a feedback filter. The feedforward filter processes an input signal. The soft slicer performs a soft decision according to an input signal of the feedforward filter and a feedback signal of the feedback filter to generate a decision result signal. The feedback filter generates the feedback signal according to the decision result signal.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2017-05-31

A circuit (400, 700, 800) for detecting a carrier frequency offset includes: a Golay matched filter (300; 410, 420, 430), filtering an input signal according to a set of coefficients (w_(n)) to generate an output signal, wherein the set of coefficients is associated with a Golay complementary sequence corresponding to the input signal; and a determination circuit (440), determining a peak value of the output signal, and determining the carrier frequency offset according to a carrier number corresponding to the peak value.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2017-01-05

A time de-interleaving method is applied to a signal receiver of a communication system to perform a time de-interleaving process on an interleaved signal. The interleaved signal includes a first time interleaved block and a second time interleaved block. The time de-interleaving method includes: reading a first part of cells of the first time interleaved block from a memory; releasing a memory space corresponding to the first part of the cells in the memory; and writing a second part of cells of the second time interleaved block into the memory space before the first time interleaved block is completely read out from memory.


Patent
MStar Semiconductor Inc. | Date: 2017-01-25

A control method for a touch display device including a display panel is provided. The display panel includes multiple first gate lines and multiple second gate lines respectively corresponding to a first field and a second field of a frame, and multiple sensing electrodes for touch sensing. Within one single frame period, the control method includes: scanning the first gate lines to update the first field; controlling the sensing electrodes to perform touch sensing and providing a first touch report; scanning the second gates lines to update the second field; and controlling the sensing electrodes to perform touch sensing and providing a second touch report. At least one of the first gates lines is located between two of the second gate lines, and at least one of the second gate lines is located between two of the first gate lines.

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