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System for transmission of embedded applications over a network
A system and method for transmitting embedded applications over a network is disclosed, wherein a user of a computer-controlled network client, such as a remote...
Human-natural string compare for filesystems
A method for searching a computer directory database is disclosed. The method compares a first and second filename strings, the comparing operating in reverse...
Non-invasive testing of smart cards
A system and method is provided for non-invasive testing of smart cards. In a preferred embodiment, a host computer is connected to a controller, which is then...
Dynamic DRAM sense amplifier
A dynamic sense amplifier is provided that reduces the amount of time required to perform a memory cell restoration in a DRAM following a read operation. The...
Apparatus for reducing the supply noise near large clock drivers
An apparatus for reducing power supply noise in the power supply system of a clock driver has been developed. The apparatus includes a clock driver with a power...
Circuit board retaining brackets
A mother board retaining bracket is mounted to an outer circuit board housing and supports an edge of a mother board. The mother board retaining bracket prevents...
Removable expansion card cage
An expansion enclosure allows additional expansion cards to be used with a computer system. The enclosure exhibits a small footprint (e.g., one rack unit, or...
Dynamic depth-of-field emulation based on eye-tracking
A graphics system comprising a rendering engine, a sample buffer and a filtering engine. The rendering engine receives graphics primitives, generates sample...
Clocked half-rail differential logic
Clocked half-rail differential logic circuits are activated by a delayed clock. According to the invention, when clocked half-rail differential logic circuits of...
Method and apparatus for characterization of electronic circuitry
The present invention is a method and apparatus for characterization of electronic circuitry. Electronic systems rely on correct circuitry to function properly....
120 degree bump placement layout for an integrated circuit power grid
A 120 degree bump placement layout for an integrated circuit power grid is provided. This layout improves integrated circuit performance and reliability and...
Clip heat sink assembly
A heat sink assembly includes a retainer having a body, a finger extending from the body and legs extending from the body. The assembly further includes a heat...
Tinted plastic lens for eye protecting devices
A goggle has a replaceable plastic lens mounted in a flexible frame containing several air vents for passing external air through the goggle interior. The lens...
System and method for message transmission between network nodes connected
by parallel links
A first computer sends a sequence of messages to a second computer using remote write operations to directly store each message in a corresponding memory...
Mechanism for delivering precise exceptions in an out-of-order processor
with speculative execution
A method of handling an exception in a processor includes setting a state upon detection of an exception, signaling a trap for the exception if the state is set,...
Method and apparatus for object-oriented interrupt system
An object-oriented interrupt processing system in a computer system creates a system database including a device namespace containing an entry for each device in...
Clustered architecture in a VLIW processor
A Very Long Instruction Word (VLIW) processor has a clustered architecture including a plurality of independent functional units and a multi-ported register file...
Method and apparatus for remotely administered authentication and access
Authentication and session management can be used with a system architecture that partitions functionality between a human interface device (HID) and a...
Database for executing policies for controlling devices on a network
A database that can store static and dynamic entries, wherein a static entry contains conventional static data, and a dynamic entry contains information...
Multilingual agent for use in computer systems
A multilingual agent of the present invention assists clients and users of clients in locating, accessing, and understanding documents on servers and also...
Delayed decision recording device
Apparatus, methods and computer program products permit a decision to record time sequential information, beginning at a particular point in time, to be made...
Encoded clocks to distribute multiple clock signals to multiple devices in
a computer system
An apparatus and method for distributing multiple clock signals to multiple devices using an encoded clock signal is provided. A source clock signal can be...
Network address management
Network address (e.g. IP address) allocation under first and second protocols (e.g. RADIUS and DHCP) is achieved using a directory service. A common network...
Apparatus and method for selectably including a mass storage device in a
selectable space of a computer system
An apparatus and method for selectably including a mass storage device in an expansion card space of a computer system, particularly an expansion card area...
A server housing assembly includes a main chassis and a bezel assembly. The main chassis preferably has a 1U form factor. The bezel assembly includes a bezel...
Calibration technique for delay locked loop leakage current
A method and apparatus for post-fabrication calibration and adjustment of a delay locked loop leakage current is provided. The calibration and adjustment system...
Adjustable capacitances for DLL loop and power supply noise filters
A delay locked loop having an adjustable capacitance stage is provided. The adjustable capacitance stage facilitates a selective post-silicon adjustment of...
Method for increasing the load capacity of full-rail differential logic
Modified full-rail differential logic circuits are activated by a delayed clock and include a sense amplifier circuit that is triggered by a second delayed...
Whole body thermotherapy treatment apparatus
A thermotherapy treatment apparatus includes a human body mounting portion, a cover portion for covering a human body corresponding site on the human body...
Path filtering for latch-based systems
A method and a system for static timing analysis of a latch-based circuit. A netlist data structure represents the latch-based circuit. The method statically...
Method and apparatus for implementing PCI DMA speculative prefetching in a
message passing queue oriented bus...
Speculative prefetching during DMA reads in a message-passing, queue-oriented bus system is controlled by creating a special data structure, called a "DMA...
System and method for aggregating registration of entities for
notifications of events
An event aggregator allows an application program to receive notification of events generated by selected objects without registering as a listener for events...
Method and system for java program storing database object entries in an
intermediate form between textual form...
A method and system for providing an intelligent intermediate form of an object-oriented database. The intermediate form is derived from a grammatical form of an...
Non-integer division of frequency
A method and apparatus for dividing a signal's frequency by a non-integer value is provided. Further, a method and apparatus for dividing a signal's frequency by...
Method and apparatus for resurfacing anvil blanket of a rotary diecutter
for box making machine
A rotary die cuter for a box making machine has an abrading cylinder mounted for rotation alongside the anvil for engaging and resurfacing the blanket of the...
Collapsible tricycle for the use of young children
A collapsible tricycle for the use of young children has a front wheel, two rear wheels, a saddle, and a frame, to which the saddle is pivoted. The frame...
Face panel for a CPU filler board
Method and apparatus for inducing bus saturation during operational testing
of busses using a pattern generator
Bus testing logic is built into some of the devices connected to the bus to enable these devices to perform diagnostic testing of the bus. Under control of the...
Secure program execution using instruction buffer interdependencies
A CPU is provided with an ability to modify its operation in accordance with an encryption key. When a program is compiled, the program is modified in order that...
Method and system for processing electronic documents
The invention includes a markup language according to the SGML standard in which document type definitions are created under which electronic documents are...
Log-on service providing credential level change without loss of session
A security architecture has been developed in which a single sign-on is provided for multiple information resources. Rather than specifying a single...
E-mail list archiving and management
Systems and methods consistent with the present invention provide an automated manager for an electronic mail archive repository. A method of archiving...
Integrating both modifications to an object model and modifications to a
database into source code by an...
In accordance with methods and systems consistent with the present invention, an improved object-relational mapping tool is provided that generates source code...
Method for serializing, compiling persistent textual form of an
object-oriented database into intermediate...
A method and system for customizing the transformation of an object-oriented database to and from a grammatical form. A grammatical form is an expression of an...
Handle-mounted light conduit for a storage device carrier
A carrier assembly for a storage device includes a frame for mounting to the storage device, a handle rotatably mounted to the frame, and a light conduit in the...
Dynamic termination logic driver with improved impedance control
A driver capable of launching signals into a transmission line and of terminating signals at a receiver end of the transmission line includes within the driver a...
Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption
A method is provided for operating an electronic device by monitoring operating characteristics of the electronic device, and determining from the monitored...
Grounded fill in a large scale integrated circuit
An integrated circuit has a plurality of metal layers separated by a plurality of insulating layers. The integrated circuit comprises a pair of conductors on a...