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US-6,122,411 Method and apparatus for storing high and low resolution images in an imaging device
A method and apparatus for automatically switching the resolution of an image stored in a memory when the memory can no longer store another image with the...
US-6,121,967 Method and apparatus for controlling media bays in a computer system
Improved techniques for controlling multiple media bays (expansion bays) of a computer system are disclosed. Status information (and possibly one or more control...
US-6,121,966 Navigable viewing system
A method, system and program for creating an overview image display of an environment or series of images and a detail window into the overview image display....
US-D431,038 Window for a computer display screen
US-6,119,214 Method for allocation of address space in a virtual memory system
A memory manager for a virtual memory system maintains three lists of virtual addresses: those which are free to be mapped to a program, those which are...
US-6,119,118 Method and system for extending file system metadata
In a computer, a system and a method handle requests from a client for accessing metadata attributes from at least one file system having an associated format...
US-6,118,898 Methods and apparatus for compressing and decompressing multiple data sets and for managing memory storage of...
Methods and apparatus for compressing and decompressing multiple data sets (e.g., multiple color planes in a color image) in which interdependencies between the...
US-D430,885 Composite desktop for a computer display screen
US-6,115,724 Method and apparatus for displaying a double-sided graphic image
Electronic paper which has two sides, reverse of one another, which can be flipped over in response to user generated flip commands is described. When a piece of...
US-6,115,496 Method and apparatus for accelerating image data compression
The present invention is directed to systems and methods for compressing image data while at the same time, the speed of compression, the compression ratio (that...
US-6,115,049 Method and apparatus for high performance antialiasing which minimizes per pixel storage and object data bandwidth
The present invention is an improved system and method of antialiasing which generates a coverage mask which is retained long enough to achieve geometric...
US-D430,168 Composite desktop on a computer display screen
US-6,108,739 Method and system for avoiding starvation and deadlocks in a split-response interconnect of a computer system
A system and method for avoiding starvation and deadlocks in a split-response-bus multiprocessor computer system. The multiprocessor computer system includes a...
US-6,108,707 Enhanced file transfer operations in a computer system
In a general computer system or computer network, the ability to transfer (i.e., copy and/or move) files from a source location to a destination location within...
US-6,105,141 Method and apparatus for power management of an external cache of a computer system
Power management techniques for external cache memories of computers are disclosed. The power management techniques operate to reduce power consumption of an...
US-6,104,391 System and method for customizing appearance and behavior of graphical user interfaces
Systems and methods for providing a user with increased flexibility and control over the appearance and behavior of objects on a user interface are disclosed....
US-6,101,514 Anti-aliasing apparatus and method with automatic snap fit of horizontal and vertical edges to target grid
The invention provides a method and apparatus for creating anti-aliasing effects in slanted or curved edge portions of a bit-mapped image while avoiding such...
US-6,101,509 Method and apparatus for transmitting documents over a network
An object comprising a Web document is transferred by a server to a client over a client-server data communications network. Alternatively, the object comprising...
US-6,101,493 Method and system for displaying related information from a database
A technique for displaying information from related tables of a database in different display windows on a display screen associated with a computer system is...
US-6,100,888 Icon override apparatus and method
A method and apparatus for generating composite icon images for a foreground icon and background icon is disclosed. An icon reference tag is used to retrieve...
US-6,098,126 Method and apparatus for synchronization of data retrieval and presentation
An apparatus for synchronizing data retrieval is described. The apparatus comprises a storage media storing data, a storage control device coupled to the storage...
US-6,094,663 Method and apparatus for implementing atomic queues
Methods and apparatus for implementing queues without disabling interrupts or using locks are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a...
US-6,091,505 Method and system for achieving enhanced glyphs in a font
Aspects for achieving enhanced glyphs of a font are presented. In a method aspect, the method includes determining a glyph layer description for a selected...
US-D428,398 Menu design for a computer display screen
US-D427,980 Scroll bar design for a window for a computer display screen
US-D427,608 Composite desktop on a computer display screen
US-D427,607 Composite desktop on a computer display screen
US-D427,576 Menu design for a computer display screen
US-D427,575 Modal window for a computer display screen
US-D426,525 Window for a computer display screen
US-6,073,147 System for distributing font resources over a computer network
A network system includes a font resource server that is accessible to all devices that communicate via the network. The font server contains the necessary...
US-6,072,902 Method and system for color matching between digital display devices
A method and system for matching color displayed by source and destination display devices and particularly for providing color matching between a computer...
US-6,072,489 Method and apparatus for providing translucent images on a computer display
A method and apparatus is described for producing a translucent image over a base image created on the display screen of a computer system by a selected first...
US-6,072,488 Systems and methods for replacing open windows in a graphical user interface
Systems and methods for returning windows to an original location are described. When springing already open windows to a new location on a display space, it is...
US-D426,230 Speaker enclosure
US-D426,209 Window for a computer display screen
US-D426,208 Window for a computer display screen
US-D426,207 Window for a computer display screen
US-6,069,887 Method and system for synchronization in a wireless local area network
Aspects for achieving and utilizing synchronization among end stations in a wireless local area network (WLAN) are provided. In a method aspect, the method...
US-6,067,577 Dynamic method resolution for native methods in a dynamic object-oriented programming language
A variety of mechanisms are disclosed for a dynamically binding native methods in an interpreted bytecode program to functions that are contained in compiled...
US-D425,496 Window for a computer display screen
US-6,064,960 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-D425,040 Modal window for a computer display screen
US-D425,038 Window for a computer display screen
US-6,061,062 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-6,061,061 Computer system with graphical user interface including spring-loaded enclosures
A new behavior in a graphical user interface allows the user to open and close enclosures, while dragging an object. When the user pauses, gestures, or rolls...
US-6,061,058 Method and apparatus for transferring data by type according to data types available
A method and apparatus for manipulation of data in a computer-controlled display system. A user may select data from a first application program and drag it to...
US-D424,543 Scroll bar design for a window for a computer display screen
US-D424,542 Composite desktop for a computer display screen
US-D424,040 Window for a computer display screen
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