Universal platform module and methods and apparatuses relating thereto enabled by universal frequency translation technology

  • US 6,873,836 B1
  • Filed: 05/10/2000
  • Issued: 03/29/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/03/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An apparatus, comprising:

  • at least one frequency translation module, comprising;

    a switch that operates according to an energy transfer signal to sub-sample and transfer energy from a first electromagnetic (EM) signal; and

    a storage module, coupled to said switch, that stores said transferred energy, wherein a second EM signal is generated from said stored energy, said second EM signal having a frequency different from said first EM signal;

    a control module that causes said at least one frequency translation module to operate according to at least one of a standard and protocol.

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