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Contiguous Receive Buffer for TDM Data Streams

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010796D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jan-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jan-22

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Michael Bercovici Shemesh Yaron Kahlon Haim

Abstract

In a TDM environment each user is statically allocated a communication time slot. The user may or may not use this time slot. When a time slot is not used, it is wasted. In a processor system receiving a TDM data stream, the usual procedure is to convert this stream into parallel form and store it into a memory device for further processing. In such a case the unused time slots would be stored together with the used time slots. This means wasted memory space and processor real time (for processing the unused time slots).