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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...
US-D516,576 Media device
US-7,007,062 Methods and apparatuses for transferring data
The present invention provides several methods and apparatuses for transmitting multimedia data using streaming media protocols such as real-time transfer...
US-7,006,559 Automatic switching between DSL and analog on a single RJ-11 DSL/analog combo modem
Standard analog modems (modulator-demodulator devices) are currently commonplace in the home and office environments, where they are used to enable electronic...
US-7,003,590 Automatic ID allocation for AV/C entities
Disclosed herein is an automatic ID allocation technique for use in AV/C device applications. The method allows ID assignment without manual user intervention....
US-7,003,260 Database programs for handheld devices
Techniques for providing access to databases from handheld devices are disclosed. Techniques can be used to implement a database system. The database system...
US-7,000,099 Large table vectorized lookup by selecting entries of vectors resulting from permute operations on sub-tables
A lookup operation is carried out on a data table by logically dividing the data table into a number of smaller sets of data that can be indexed with a single...
US-D515,070 Ear phone
US-6,996,624 Reliable real-time transport protocol
Reliability is added to RTP by having a client acknowledge to the server each of the RTP packets received by the client, and retransmitting from the server to...
US-6,995,963 Methods and apparatus for charging a battery in a peripheral device
A power manager for managing power delivered to a battery operated peripheral device is disclosed. The power manager includes an input current limiter arranged...
US-6,987,466 Keyboard having a lighting system
A keyboard and methods of making the same. The keyboard comprises of a bottom conducting base plate, an illumination layer, a transparent top conducting layer, a...
US-6,985,981 Method and apparatus for preventing loops in a full-duplex bus
A method and device for preventing loops in a high performance serial bus is disclosed. One aspect includes selecting an untested connection by at least one of...
US-6,985,529 Generation and use of masks in MPEG video encoding to indicate non-zero entries in transformed macroblocks
During Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG) video encoding a two-dimensional discrete cosine transform (DCT) is performed on data representing an original image....
US-6,981,161 Method and apparatus for changing a digital processing system power consumption state by sensing peripheral...
A method and apparatus senses peripheral power consumption for system power control. In a digital processing system, an increase in current drawn by a peripheral...
US-6,980,418 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-6,978,388 Method and apparatus for managing a power load change in a system
An apparatus and method for maintaining a state during a power load change. The apparatus of one embodiment includes a voltage controller coupled to receive a...
US-6,977,887 Method and apparatus for loop breaking on a serial bus
A method for loop breaking includes selecting a first port of a node, transmitting a first packet containing a first identifier from the first port of the node,...
US-6,977,818 Heat dissipating device for an integrated circuit chip
An electronic assembly comprises a support board, an integrated circuit chip interconnected and coupled to the support board, and a thermal-gap-filler pad placed...
US-6,977,808 Display housing for computing device
An improved housing for a computing device is disclosed. The improved housing can have one or more of the following aspects. A first aspect of the invention...
US-6,976,871 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-6,976,249 Method for embedding object codes in source codes
Methods for embedding codes executable in a first system having a first microprocessor into codes executable in a second system having a second microprocessor...
US-6,975,412 Font management system that provides for synchronization of fonts among resources
A font synchronization system ensures that fonts which are specified in the creation of a document are the same as those that are employed in the subsequent...
US-6,974,902 Music synthesizer and a method of generating a synthesizer output with a constant beat
Prior art synthesizers often select a small interval d to detune. For example, if the nominal oscillator frequency was 1000 Hz, then applying a detune parameter...
US-6,973,585 Conserving power by reducing voltage supplied to an instruction-processing portion of a processor
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates reducing static power consumption of a processor. During operation, the system...
US-6,972,953 Thermal management system
An apparatus for removing heat from heat generating elements is disclosed. The apparatus is a thermal management system having a thermal distribution assembly in...
US-6,972,772 White point correction without luminance degradation
White point is corrected without degrading luminance on a display device. A white point manager modifies the balance between red, green and blue according to a...
US-6,972,364 User interface and a synthesizer with a user interface
A synthesiser to generate sounds often in a musical environment but also in a speech environment. Such synthesis of sounds is often accompanied by at least one...
US-RE38,911 Modular digital image processing via an image processing chain with modifiable parameter controls
Aspects for allowing variably controlled alteration of image processing of digital image data in a digital image capture device include forming an image...
US-6,968,890 Heat sink
In one exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a heat sink having an embedded heat pipe and fins attached to opposite sides of the base plate. In an...
US-RE38,896 Apparatus and method for rotating the display orientation of a captured image
The apparatus of the present invention preferably comprises an image sensor, an orientation sensor, a memory and a processing unit. The image sensor is used for...
US-6,967,832 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-6,966,008 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-6,959,343 Method and apparatus for dynamic link driver configuration
A method and apparatus embodied in transaction layer software suitable for use with serial bus devices, such as IEEE standard 1394 serial bus devices for...
US-6,958,758 Pattern and color abstraction in a graphical user interface
Systems and methods for providing a user with increased flexibility and control over the appearance and behavior of objects on a user interface are described....
US-6,957,395 Computer interface having a single window mode of operation
A computer-human interface manages the available space of a computer display in a manner which reduces clutter and confusion caused by multiple open windows. The...
US-6,956,969 Methods and apparatuses for handwriting recognition
Method and apparatus for handwriting recognition system for ideographic characters and other characters based on subcharacter hidden Markov models. The...
US-6,954,860 Network copy protection for database programs
Improved techniques for implementing Network Copy Protection for database programs are disclosed. The techniques can provide Network Copy Protection across...
US-6,954,787 Method and apparatus for the addition and removal of nodes from a common interconnect
An electronic system interconnect. The interconnect comprises a first node and a second node coupled to the first node. The interconnect is initially configured...
US-6,954,353 Modular logic board chassis for a desktop computer
A computer (10) having a monitor housing (12) within which is affixed a logic module (24) having thereon a processor (36), a memory module (38), an internal...
US-6,954,193 Method and apparatus for correcting pixel level intensity variation
A method and apparatus is described for providing a consistent visual appearance of pixels of a display screen with respect to a viewing position. Variations...
US-D510,589 Camera
US-D510,581 User interface for computer display
US-D510,577 Display device with a moveable assembly
US-6,952,706 Method for providing stand-in objects
A method for providing stand-in objects, where relationships among objects are automatically resolved in an object oriented relational database model without the...
US-D510,380 Synthesizer
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