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Method for handling telephone commands
A telephone device and method for operating the telephone device. The telephone device has one bi-directional line connecting the telephone device to central...
System and method facilitating determination by router nodes in a network
of ranges of addresses for which each...
A network includes routers which route message packets among devices, thereby to facilitate transfer of information thereamong. Each router node makes use of...
Mechanism for dispatching packets via a telecommunications network
A mechanism for dispatching a sequence of packets via a telecommunications network includes a queue for packets for transmission and a queue controller...
Method and apparatus for efficient electronics positioning and connection
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for efficient electronics positioning and connection systems. In one embodiment of the present invention,...
Light conduit for a storage device carrier assembly
A carrier assembly for a storage device includes a body portion for mounting to the storage device, a side extension of the body portion extending laterally...
Peripheral device storage system
An apparatus is disclosed for storing electronic devices. The apparatus includes an enclosure, a carrier adapted to contain a peripheral device, and a rotatable...
Method and apparatus that models neural transmission to amplify a
capacitively-coupled input signal
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for amplifying an input signal received from a capacitive sensor. The system includes an input for...
Low voltage latch with uniform stack height
Low voltage latches are designed such that all the transistors included in the latch are low threshold transistors and voltage scalability of the latches of the...
Efficient device debug system
A method and system providing for electrical testing of an integrated semiconductor substrate having at least two signal processing layers. The substrate may be...
Treatment of high performance pigments with etheramine dispersing salts
An etheramine pigment dispersing salt for enhancing the dispersion performance of an organic pigment composition adding to 100 parts by weight of pigment about 1...
Circuit board retaining assembly
A circuit board retaining assembly for coupling a component to a chassis without concern for the loss of mounting hardware, such as for coupling computer...
Method for continuing executing a program on a second computer after all
information related to the program are...
A handheld computing device is used to copy files from the screen of a fixed computer. The display of the handheld device is linked to that of the underlying...
Using tiling to improve performance in a sparse symmetric direct matrix
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for efficiently perform a modification (cmod) operation in solving a system of linear algebraic...
Method and apparatus for generating text components
A graphical user interface (GUI) application executed on a computer system is provided that generates a text component in a graphical user interface (GUI)....
System, method and computer program product for searching for, and
retrieving, profile attributes based on...
A system, method and computer program product for searching for, and retrieving, profile (or directory) attributes based on other attributes of the target...
One-way hash functions for distributed data synchronization
A method for synchronizing two data sets includes computing a signature for a first data set in a first address space and a signature for a second data set in a...
System and method for automatically distributing copies of a replicated
database in a computer system
A computer implemented system, method and computer program product for automatically distributing copies of a replicated database for a computer system...
Utilizing a program counter with one or more data counters for executing
Methods and systems for executing instructions utilizing a program counter with one or more data counters are provided. A program counter specifies an...
Method and apparatus for indicating an interrupt in a network interface
A network interface is polled by a process operating on a host computer system. Each time the network interface is polled the process determines whether any...
Exclusive use of peripheral devices
A method and apparatus for controlling the number of users that attempt to concurrently utilize a peripheral device in a network. In a network many users share...
Environment for creating and managing network management software objects
A method for creating and managing a computer network management agent that includes a Java development management kit ("JDMK")-created object is provided. In...
Apparatus and method for dynamically verifying information in a distributed
Use of a policy object for verification in a distributed system. A machine downloads a policy object containing a reference to code governing verification of...
Performance analysis method of centrifugal impeller
A performance analysis method for a centrifugal impeller adapter to simplify performance analysis of an impeller and to obtain an accurate calculation result in...
Method and apparatus for retroactively updating a communication billing
During peak usage times in a communications system, a communications control system and a billing system are required to handle a very large volume of...
Secondary precharge mechanism for high speed multi-ported register files
An electronic circuit has a register connected to a sense amplifier via a bitline (the sense amplifier has a primary precharge circuit), and a secondary...
Multi part disk cage apparatus
A disk cage assembly into which multiple disk drives may be removably inserted is formed from two separate frames which are identical in shape and design and...
Graphics system with programmable real-time alpha key generation
A method and graphics system capable of super-sampling and performing real-time convolution to form a soft-edge alpha key are disclosed. In one embodiment, the...
Toluene sulfonic acid swelling of perylene pigments
A method of acid swelling crude perylene pigment by treating the crude with about 2 to 10 parts by weight of toluene sulfonic acid at an elevated pressure and at...
Apparatus and method for inserting repeaters into a complex integrated
A method of inserting repeaters into a complex integrated circuit includes the step of selecting, based upon signal transition data, a maximum wire length to be...
Supporting multi-dimensional space-time computing through object versioning
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates multi-dimensional space and time dimensional execution of computer programs. The...
Merging single precision floating point operands
Where it is desired to perform a double precision operation using single precision operands, first and second single precision operands are loaded into first and...
Opcode numbering for meta-data encoding
A method for including opcode information in an opcode includes numbering the opcode such that a property of the opcode is represented by at least one bit of the...
System for maintaining strongly sequentially ordered packet flow in a ring
network system with busy and failed...
A system for maintaining reliable packet distribution in a ring network with support for strongly ordered, nonidempotent commands. Each consumer node on the...
System for facilitating remote access to parallel file system in a network
using priviliged kernel mode and...
A parallel filesystem remote access subsystem facilitates remote access to files in a parallel filesystem in a digital computer network, the network including at...
Method and apparatus for transporting behavior in an event-based
In a distributed computing system, a first process may register interest in an event occurring in another address space or physical machine in such a way as to...
Secure and stateful electronic business transaction system
A method for transacting business electronically includes storing first information in a database management module, reading the first information in the...
Clock noise reduction apparatus
A circuit for reducing the noise associated with a clock signal for a flip-flop based circuit has been developed. The circuit includes a charge control portion...
Compensation circuit for low phase offset for phase-locked loops
A phase-locked loop circuit and method for providing for compensation for an offset. A phase-locked loop circuit comprises a phase detector, a compensation...
Breakout board using blind vias to eliminate stubs
A test breakout board using blind vias to eliminate stubs. The test breakout board includes a printed circuit board (PCB), having a first set of contact pads on...
Integrated circuit component temperature gradient reducer
An integrated circuit device including an integrated circuit die having at least a first and a second heat-generating components formed thereon, and a heat...
Method and apparatus for delivery of a bytecode embedded within a transport
A method and apparatus for embedding of bytecode data in a transport stream is described. Embodiments of the invention serve to make Java.TM. bytecode (in a...
Using time stamps to improve efficiency in marking fields within objects
One embodiment provides for a system that uses a time stamp in order to more efficiently mark objects to keep track of accesses to fields with the objects. Upon...
Data indexing technique
A technique for indexing data is provided. A method for compressing an index to obtain a compressed index that is easily stored and transmitted is provided. The...
Segmenting compressed graphics data for parallel decompression and
A graphics system and method for reducing redundant transformation and lighting calculations performed on vertices that are shared by more than one geometric...
Programmable sample filtering for image rendering
A graphics system configured to perform programmable filtering of samples to generate pixel values. The graphics system comprises a frame buffer, an accelerator...
Composite heat dissipation fan
A composite heat dissipation fan, including an impeller having first blades, and the first blades having a periphery combined with second blades for creating a...
Method and apparatus for on-chip monitoring of integrated circuits with a
An on-chip monitoring circuit is composed of a plurality of individually addressable nodes that are connected together in a circuit which extends from an...
Method and apparatus for detecting input directed to a thread in a
A method and apparatus are disclosed for handling an input event directed to a thread within a process operating in a multi-threaded system. A process is alerted...
Method, apparatus & computer program product for dynamic administration,
management and monitoring of daemon...
Apparatus, methods and computer program products are disclosed that allow for dynamic administration, management and monitoring of daemon programs executing...