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US-6,842,332 Magnetic securing system for a detachable input device
The invention generally pertains to a computing device. More particularly, the invention pertains to an improved keyboard arrangement for use in the computing...
US-D500,765 User interface for computer display
US-6,839,791 Method and apparatus for accelerating detection of serial bus device speed signals
A method and apparatus for accelerating detection of speed code signals, and in particular S400 signals, for IEEE Standard 1394-1995 serial bus devices. The...
US-6,836,760 Use of semantic inference and context-free grammar with speech recognition system
A method and apparatus to use semantic inference with speech recognition systems includes recognizing at least one spoken word, processing the spoken word using...
US-6,834,919 Drive bay cover and eject bracket
A novel door for an access opening in an electronic component housing includes a bracket pivotally connected to the housing, and a cover elastically mounted to...
US-6,834,427 Method for depopulating of a ball grid array to allow via placement
The present invention provides an apparatus and methods for the functionality of an integrated circuit. An exemplary embodiment according to an aspect of the...
US-6,833,825 Apparatus for remotely controlling a digital processing system
According to one aspect of the invention an apparatus is provided for remotely controlling a digital processing system, comprising a housing, a scrolling...
US-6,831,928 Method and apparatus for ensuring compatibility on a high performance serial bus
Various methods for ensuring compatibility between devices utilizing the IEEE 1394-1995 serial bus standard and new implementations of the standard are...
US-6,831,628 Input device off table switch
According to one aspect of the invention, a movable cursor control device is provided for controlling a cursor on a display screen of a digital processing...
US-6,829,648 Method and apparatus for preparing media data for transmission
Methods and apparatuses for processing media data for transmission in a data communication medium. A set of data indicates how to transmit a time related...
US-6,829,225 Method for computing speed map for IEEE-1394 network
Within a digital network having a bus architecture that complies with the IEEE-1394 Standard for a High Performance Serial Bus a speed map for the digital...
US-6,825,861 Three state icons for operation
A three state icon for a computer is disclosed. The icon prevents inadvertent starting of an operation on a computer. The icon has a first state which conceals a...
US-D499,112 User interface for computer display
US-D499,110 User interface for computer display
US-6,823,343 Persistent state database for operating system services
A database is used to store user interface state information. The database is accessed by a key having a service ID field, a caller ID field, and a caller...
US-6,822,654 Memory controller chipset
At least one chip of a chipset in a computer system having at least one host processor and a host memory are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an...
US-6,820,209 Power managed graphics controller
A controller (or controller chip) providing reduced power consumption without impacting performance is disclosed. The controller monitors activity of components...
US-6,819,559 Method and apparatus for controlling the temperature of electronic device enclosures
An electronic device housing comprising a device enclosure with electronic components mounted inside the enclosure is disclosed. Mounted between the electronic...
US-6,819,550 Computer controlled display device
The present invention is a computer controlled display device. In one embodiment, the display device includes a flat panel display having an input for receiving...
US-D498,462 Adapter plug
US-6,814,613 Connector reveal
A case (12) for a computer monitor (10) having a tub (16) with a case aperture (38) therein adapted for receiving a subpanel (26). The subpanel (26) has a...
US-6,813,719 Method and apparatus for increasing the operating frequency of an electronic circuit
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates temporarily increasing the operating frequency of an electronic circuit, such as a...
US-6,813,663 Method and apparatus for supporting and presenting multiple serial bus nodes using distinct configuration ROM...
A method and apparatus for presenting a plurality of link devices as separate nodes within a single serial bus module by generating individual or a distinct...
US-6,812,930 Transparent compatibility and adaptation to differing format implementations in a computer system
A method aspect provides a first format, the first format compatible with a format for an application program, provides a second format, the second format...
US-6,809,736 Virtualization of graphics resources
Graphics resources are virtualized through an interface between graphics hardware and graphics clients. The interface allocates the graphics resources across...
US-6,809,735 Virtualization of graphics resources
Graphics resources are virtualized through an interface between graphics hardware and graphics clients. The interface allocates the graphics resources across...
US-D497,618 Media device
US-RE38,641 Isochronous channel having a linked list of buffers
A computer system consists of a plurality of nodes, each with an associated local host, coupled together with a plurality of point-to-point links. An isochronous...
US-6,807,668 Method and apparatus for improved interaction with an application program according to data types and actions...
A method and apparatus for performing actions while selecting objects on a user interface display. A user may select a first item in an area of a display...
US-D497,367 User interface for computer display
US-D497,163 Computer
US-6,802,014 Method and apparatus for managing power in computer systems
The invention is directed towards minimizing power consumption in computer systems. One embodiment of the invention is a power management system that is used for...
US-D496,941 User interface for computer display
US-6,799,226 Hot unpluggable media storage device
Improved techniques for rendering a peripheral device removable (e.g., unpluggable) are disclosed. According to one aspect of the invention, the peripheral...
US-6,799,192 Method and apparatus for inverse discrete cosine transform
A method of implementing a two-dimensional Inverse Discrete Cosine Transform on a block of input data. The method includes 1) generating a performance array for...
US-6,798,918 System and method using edge processing to remove blocking artifacts from decompressed images
A system and method using edge processing to remove blocking artifacts comprises an edge processor having an image converter for building an edge representation...
US-6,796,812 Multipole electrical connector
The invention relates to an electrical connector comprising a male contact block and a female contact block. Each of said blocks is mounted in a metallic guide...
US-6,795,740 Rectifying overflow and underflow in equalized audio waveforms
The invention is a method, apparatus and computer readable program for eliminating overflow and underflow by re-adjusting or rectifying the audio levels of an...
US-6,792,793 Breath measurement instrument and breath alcohol interlock device incorporating same
A breath measurement instrument using a combination of breath pressure, temperature, and humidity measurements to determine whether or not breath samples are...
US-6,791,578 16:9 aspect ratio and anamorphic image processing
A method and apparatus is described for receiving a first data stream comprising a graphic image having an aspect ratio of 16:9 into a computer system, capturing...
US-D496,040 Display device with a moveable assembly
US-6,785,652 Method and apparatus for improved duration modeling of phonemes
A method and an apparatus for improved duration modeling of phonemes in a speech synthesis system are provided. According to one aspect, text is received into a...
US-D495,336 Docking station
US-D495,332 Display device with a moveable assembly
US-RE38,574 Method and apparatus for reducing visibility of damping wires in aperture grill display tubes
A method and apparatus for reducing visibility of damping wire artifacts in aperture grill display tubes comprises a sensor device for locating the artifacts and...
US-6,781,529 Methods and apparatuses for variable length encoding
Methods and apparatuses for variable length encoding using a vector processing unit. In one aspect of the invention, a method for execution by a microprocessor...
US-6,781,528 Vector handling capable processor and run length encoding
Methods and apparatuses for run length encoding using a vector processing unit. In one aspect of the invention, a method for execution by a microprocessor in...
US-6,780,916 Oxygen-scavenging resin compositions having low haze
A resin composition provides good optical properties when stretched and efficient oxygen-scavenging, the resin composition comprising a film-forming polyester...
US-D494,971 Display device with a moveable assembly
US-D494,966 Storage server
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