Patent Number: 7,133,419

Title: System and method for reducing power consumption by spectral shaping of signals

Abstract: The present invention provides a system and method for reducing power consumption by shaping the spectrum of a downstream signal. Incremental improvements in power consumption due to spectral shaping produces a noticeable reduction in the aggregate power consumed at a central office in asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) systems.

Inventors: Hendrichs; Laurent (Seabright, NJ), Scholtz; William (Red Bank, NJ)

Assignee: Conexant, INc.

International Classification: H04J 3/16 (20060101); H04J 3/22 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00