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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
US-6,779,096 Method and apparatus for a calibrated variable phase offset timing between synchronous clock subdomains
A method and apparatus for a calibrated variable phase offset timing between synchronous clock subdomains is described. In one embodiment, the invention is an...
US-6,778,952 Method for dynamic context scope selection in hybrid N-gram+LSA language modeling
A method and system for dynamic language modeling of a document are described. In one embodiment, a number of local probabilities of a current document are...
US-6,778,195 Zooming controller
A method and device for accessing a broad data field having a fine resolution. The user selects a scale which can be varied. The scale controls a range within...
US-6,776,497 Apparatuses and methods for illuminating a keyboard
An illumination system for a computer system. In one exemplary embodiment, a light guide panel has a first end and a second end, wherein lights from a light...
US-6,771,264 Method and apparatus for performing tangent space lighting and bump mapping in a deferred shading graphics...
A system and method for performing tangent space lighting in a deferred shading graphics processor (DSGP) encompasses blocks of the DSGP that preprocess data and...
US-D493,785 Computing device
US-6,768,066 Method and apparatus for detecting free fall
A data processing system including a data storage device having data stored on a data storage medium. Within said data processing system, a system electronics is...
US-D493,454 Computer
US-6,763,414 Fly-by serial bus arbitration
In a first embodiment, multi-speed concatenated packet strings are transmitted by a first node on a serial bus. To accommodate multi-speed packets, a speed...
US-6,762,770 Method and system for the representation of color and other attributes in bitmap fonts
Colors are specified within the individual glyphs of a font by means of an indirect approach which employs multiple tables. The data values for individual pixels...
US-6,757,905 Method and system for synchronous operation of linked command objects
A system and method provide for synchronous operation of linked command objects in a general purpose software application. The software application provides a...
US-6,757,902 Computer system for automatically instantiating tasks designated by a user
A computer-user interface facilitates interaction between the user and the computer in a manner which enables the computer to assist the user in accomplishing...
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