Patent Number: 8,578,199

Title: Resetting real time clock upon reference clock interruption

Abstract: A clock circuit is suitable for use in a timing circuit which provides time information according to a reference clock. The clock circuit includes a clock detector to detect whether or not an interruption of the reference clock occurs. When the interruption of the reference clock occurs, a clock interruption signal is issued as a reference whether or not to reset the timing circuit.

Inventors: Tsai; Jia-Shian (Hsinchu County, TW)

Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

International Classification: G06F 1/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017