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US-7,065,533 Method and apparatus for configuring a computer
A method and apparatus for configuring a computer. One embodiment of the invention combines all of the prior art control panels related to networking into a...
US-7,064,759 Methods and apparatus for displaying a frame with contrasting text
An area within a frame is defined in which text or an image is to be generated. The text or image may also include an optional border surrounding and adjacent to...
US-7,064,757 Automatic synthesis of font tables for character layout
Data tables that are required for the proper processing of font glyphs are automatically synthesized if they do not form part of an original font definition. The...
US-D523,441 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-RE39,135 Method and apparatus for allocating bandwidth in teleconferencing applications using bandwidth control
In the present invention, in some embodiments, an administrator assigns a total bandwidth allocation to at least one other computer system, and the computer...
US-7,058,872 Method and apparatus for generating jitter test patterns on a high performance serial bus
The present invention provides a computer readable medium containing instructions for generating random jitter test patterns by generating a sequence of...
US-7,055,215 Hinge assembly
In one exemplary embodiment, a hinge assembly having a counterbalance spring, a friction mechanism, and an independent pop-up element attached to a shaft. In one...
US-D522,463 Connector system
US-7,055,160 Bezel door for computer enclosure
A computer is disclosed. The computer includes a housing having an opening. The computer also includes a door that is movably coupled to the housing via a...
US-7,055,018 Apparatus for parallel vector table look-up
Methods and apparatuses for performing simultaneous table look-up using multiple look-up tables. In one aspect of the invention, an execution unit in a...
US-7,054,981 Methods and apparatus for providing automatic high speed data connection in portable device
In a portable FireWire compatible device, a direct memory access (DMA) bus switch coupled by way of a DMA bus to a central processing unit (CPU), a local hard...
US-7,053,802 Single-ended balance-coded interface with embedded-timing
An interface includes an encoder to receive a stream of input symbols and, in response, to output a corresponding stream of output symbols of substantially equal...
US-D521,936 Connector system
US-7,050,453 Method and apparatus for ensuring compatibility on a high performance serial bus
A data communications system is disclosed having at least one Legacy cloud coupled to at least one Beta cloud. The system further having at least one BOSS node...
US-7,049,575 System for sensing ambient light having ambient stability probability
A system and method for sensing ambient light. The system has a first sensor for measuring a first ambient light level and a second sensor for measuring a second...
US-D521,232 Electronic device holder
US-7,047,193 Unsupervised data-driven pronunciation modeling
Pronunciation for an input word is modeled by generating a set of candidate phoneme strings having pronunciations close to the input word in an orthographic...
US-7,046,509 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-7,046,230 Touch pad handheld device
A media player having a touch pad is disclosed.
US-7,044,618 Motion sensitive light and battery assembly switched on and off by the oscillation of a helical spring
A light emitting diode having a helical spring around one of its leads. The spring extends so that it has a free end which is cantilevered. As the free end of...
US-D521,019 User interface for display screen
US-7,043,694 Object selection using hit test tracks
A method for labeling the pixels within a selected visual area of at least one image frame containing that visual area from a sequence of image frames stored in...
US-7,042,943 Method and apparatus for control of rate-distortion tradeoff by mode selection in video encoders
A Method And Apparatus For Control of Rate-Distortion Tradeoff by Mode Selection in Video Encoders is Disclosed. The system of the present invention first...
US-7,042,733 Ultra compact computer arrangement
A cubical computer housing assembly comprises first and second ends and four sides, which define an interior compartment for housing the various computer...
US-7,042,714 Computer controlled display device
A computer controlled display device. In one embodiment, the computer controlled display device includes a flat panel display having an input for receiving data...
US-7,042,472 Method and apparatus for morphing
A method of morphing between the states of a sound, which is defined by a group of one or more parameters. The method comprises providing a display of at least...
US-7,042,464 Methods and apparatuses for the automated display of visual effects
Methods and apparatuses for the generation of visual effects according to the elapsed time for real time display. One embodiment of the present invention...
US-7,039,912 Integrated computer testing and task management systems
Methods and apparatus for constructing integrated computer testing and task management applications provide a computer user access to multiple testing and task...
US-7,039,203 Reduced complexity audio mixing apparatus
A plurality of audio inputs which require gain applied are coupled together, the gain is applied and that weighted signal is summed with the output of similar...
US-7,038,914 Processor module mounting assembly and a method of use
A computer assembly is disclosed. The computer assembly comprises a chassis and a mounting module rigidly coupled to the chassis. The mounting module is for...
US-D519,922 Electronic device with adapter therefor
US-D519,731 Electronic device holder
US-7,035,102 Apparatus for air cooling of an electronic device
An apparatus for air-cooling an electronic device is disclosed. A contoured panel channels a flow of air within the housing of an electronic device so as to...
US-7,035,092 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-7,034,849 Method and apparatus for image blending
Methods and apparatuses for blending two images using vector table look up operations. In one aspect of the invention, a method to blend two images includes:...
US-7,034,814 Methods and apparatuses using control indicators for data processing systems
A control indication assembly. A first control mounted on a surface of a computer is coupled to a first sensor, to a first sensing circuit to send an electrical...
US-7,033,319 Abdominal retractor
An adjustable retractor is disclosed comprising an inner ring, an outer ring spaced from the inner ring, and an elongate sleeve open at opposite ends. The sleeve...
US-7,024,626 System and method of producing user interface information messages
A system and method for producing notification objects conveying computer warning or error notification information to a computer user is provided. The...
US-D518,290 Handheld device housing
US-7,019,967 Computer component protection
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a shock mount assembly that is configured to provide impact absorption to sensitive components...
US-7,019,758 Method and system for maintaining fidelity of color correction information with displays
Aspects for maintaining and providing a calibrated color environment for display devices of a computer system. In an aspect of an exemplary method, the method...
US-7,019,752 Method and apparatus for frame buffer management
Methods and apparatuses for dynamic virtual frame buffer management. At least one embodiment of the present invention dynamically enables or disables the use of...
US-7,016,944 System and method for passive detection and context sensitive notification of upgrade availability for computer...
The present invention is a system and method that monitors upgrade availability for computer information on a user's computer and allows the user to determine...
US-7,016,891 System and method for performing context checks
A system and method is described which provides for context checking of an operating environment. A context manager controls the execution of context checks...
US-7,015,921 Method and apparatus for memory access
An apparatus, in a data processing system having at least one host processor with host processor cache and host memory, includes a chip interconnect, a cache...
US-7,015,919 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-7,013,346 Connectionless protocol
Packets transmitted from a server into a computer network are assigned a sequence number, a retransmit time and a time to live. Each packet is retransmitted upon...
US-7,013,314 System and method for storing and retrieving filenames and files in computer memory
The invention receives a request to store a file having a filename written in a first text encoding, converts the filename into a Unicode filename and stores the...
US-7,012,682 Co-planarity examination method and optical module for electronic components
Manufacturing lines include inspection systems for monitoring the quality of parts produced. Manufacturing lines for making semiconductor devices generally...
US-7,012,189 Computer enclosure
A computing device having an improved enclosure arrangement is disclosed. One aspect of the enclosure pertains to enclosure parts that are structurally bonded...
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