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Capture mechanism for computer generated motion video images
A motion video image capture (MVIC) process monitors interaction between an authoring process and a graphics display library and captures each frame of the...
Power/area efficient method for high-frequency pre-emphasis for chip to
A method which allows for a more efficient pre-emphasis of a high frequency inter-chip signal. The method uses a single predriver stage to equalize a signal when...
Apparatus and method for routing cables
A cable arm for a computer system includes a first leg, a second leg hingedly joined to the first leg, and an enclosure flange hingedly joined to the second leg....
User interface for developing and executing data flow programs and methods,
apparatus, and articles of...
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provides a development tool that enables computer programmers to design and...
Method and apparatus for optimizing real functions in Boolean domain
The invention is a method and apparatus for optimizing a real function in the Boolean domain. In accordance with an embodiment of the method, the real function...
Universal serial bus interpreter
A system and method for testing the conformance of a universal serial bus (USB) system to a set of predefined USB Specifications. One embodiment of the system...
Stack based access control using code and executor identifiers
A system regulates access to resources requested by an operation executing on a computer. The operation invokes a plurality of methods that operate upon code...
Method and apparatus for using digital signatures to filter packets in a
A method and apparatus for filtering packets uses digital signatures to filter packets in a network. A filter point, such as a router or firewall to an intranet,...
Maintaining snoop traffic throughput in presence of an atomic operation a
first port for a first queue tracks...
Apparatus and method to permit snoop filtering to occur while an atomic operation is pending. The snoop filtering apparatus includes first and second request...
Transport independent invocation and servant interfaces that permit both
typecode interpreted and compiled...
Data structures, methods, and devices for facilitating servant invocation in a distributed client-server based object oriented operating system are disclosed. In...
Method and apparatus for distributing network traffic processing on a
A system and method are provided for distributing or sharing the processing of network traffic (e.g., through a protocol stack on a host computer system)...
Method and apparatus for generating n-segment steiner trees
The invention is a method and apparatus for generating one or more Steiner trees representing a connection of at least two points. In accordance with an...
Dynamic termination and clamping circuit
The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method to clamp and terminate signals along a communication bus; the clamping and termination are performed...
Syntheses for preparing 1,4-diketopyrrolo [3,4-c]pyrroles
A synthesis for preparing asymmetrical 1,4-diketopyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrroles involving: (a) reacting a .beta.-ketoamide with a strong base; (b) halogenating the same...
Auxiliary artificial heart of an embedded type
An artificial heart has a driving section, a nozzle section, a pump section for insertion into a ventricle of a human heart, and a sealing section forming a seal...
Secure token device access to services provided by an internet service
A secure token device, such as a smart card or an ibutton, provides a user with a vehicle for accessing services that are provided by an Internet Service...
Method, system, and article of manufacture for limiting access to program
files in a shared library file
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention limit access to parts of a shared software library by using a class loader...
Microprocessor with parallel inverse square root logic for performing
graphics function on packed data elements
An optimized, superscalar microprocessor architecture for supporting graphics operations in addition to the standard microprocessor integer and floating point...
Multiple-mode external cache subsystem
In accordance with the present invention, a cache memory subsystem includes a processor, a cache control unit and a SRAM serving as the cache memory. The SRAM is...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING PERFORMANCE OF A MEDIA STORAGE BY
DECREASING A MAXIMUM THROUGHPUT BY A PRIMARY...
A system and method for tuning a storage system may include characterizing a maximum sustainable throughput for the storage system. The maximum sustainable...
Device I/O monitoring mechanism for a computer operating system
A device input/output ("I/O") monitoring mechanism serving as an interface between a computer operating system kernel and a device driver which obviates the...
Site specific message dispatch in object-oriented systems
Systems and methods for implementing site specific message dispatch in an object-oriented environment are provided. Receiver type information may be saved at a...
Chain transaction transfers between ring computer systems coupled by bridge
A computer system employs a hierarchical ring structure for communication. Computer system elements are configured into modules with ring interface hardware, and...
Highly available cluster coherent filesystem
A distributed filesystem operating on a distributed computing system uses existing local filesystems as building blocks. A cluster filesystem layer is added...
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...
System and method for determining the desired decoupling components for
power distribution systems using a...
A system and method for using a computer system to determine the desired decoupling components for stabilizing the electrical impedance in the power distribution...
Heat sink assembly having inner and outer heatsinks
A heat sink structure includes a heat emitting component, an inner heat sink in thermal contact with the heat emitting component, a cabinet of a computer system...
Method and apparatus for presenting information in a display system using
A central processing unit (CPU) is provided and is coupled to a display for displaying graphic and other data in multiple overlapping windows. The CPU is further...
Differencing non-overlapped dual-output amplifier circuit
An active digital voltage regulator circuit is a two terminal device that is connected in shunt to first and second power supply input lines. The active digital...
Method and circuitry for soft fuse row redundancy with simple fuse
The present invention relates to the use of a programmable soft fuse for disabling a signal line using an electronic switching circuit, a latch, a control...
Switched positive feedback for controlled receiver impedance
In an input receiver circuit includes a signal input for receiving a signal input to a chip, a chip output for supplying a buffered signal to circuitry on the...
Wheel of a baby walking cart
A wheel for a baby walking cart has wheel parts fitted to two sides of a support member with an axle being passed through the central holes of the wheel parts...
Method for thermally connecting a heat sink to a cabinet
A heat sink structure includes a lower heat sink in thermal contact with a heat emitting component. The heat sink structure further includes an upper heat sink...
Automatic adapter/stub generator
Systems and methods for automatically providing an adapter or a stub in a runtime environment are provided. An adapter generator is provided with input...
Method and apparatus for providing an error messaging system
A standard platform independent messaging environment for use with devices is provided. The environment provides programming and operational building blocks that...
System for multisized bus coupling in a packet-switched computer system
A data transfer control system for a computer system having a packet-switched data bus, for controlling the transfer of data words from a device having one bus...
Method and apparatus for emulating an environment's drag and drop
functionality in a host environment
The present invention supports drag and drop components of an emulated environment within a host environment. The look and feel of an environment's drag and drop...
Applet and application display in embedded systems using bufferless child
A method and apparatus implementing a separate child context for each applet (or similar element) of a browser. A described embodiment of the present invention...
Process for the synthesis of alkoxyalkyl (trifluormethylphenyl) methanones
A new process is described for the preparation of (alkoxyalkyl)(4-trifluoromethylphenyl)methanones. The process comprises reacting a...
Process for producing .beta.-phase copper phthalocyanine pigment
A process for the preparation of .beta. phase copper phthalocyanine pigment which includes dry grinding crude copper phthalocyanine in the absence of a grinding...
Disk drive bracket
A bracket having two parallel sides and an interconnecting crosspiece is attached to a disk drive or similar peripheral with the sides of the bracket extending...
Method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for developing and executing
data flow programs, and optimizing...
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provide a development tool that enables computer programmers to design and...
Shared instruction cache for multiple processors
The present invention provides a shared instruction cache for multiple processors. In one embodiment, an apparatus for a microprocessor includes a shared...
Methods and apparatus for a directory-less memory access protocol in a
distributed shared memory computer system
A method in a computer network having a first plurality of nodes coupled to a common network infrastructure and a distributed shared memory distributed among the...
Propogating updates efficiently in hierarchically structured date
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that efficiently propagates changes in hierarchically organized data to remotely cached copies of the...
Networked vehicle implementing plug and play with javabeans
A vehicle control computer system uses JavaBeans.TM. to implement device interfaces. A vehicle control center, having a processor and memory, provides user...
Disk drive interface with variably spaceable connectors
An apparatus and methods are provided for interfacing a disk drive to a computer system without requiring conventional power and signal cables between the...
Chip cooling management
A cooling assembly for cooling chips is disclosed. The assembly includes a heat sink, a plate member, and a heat pipe. The heat sink is attachable to a first...
Circuitry to support a power/area efficient method for high-frequency
pre-emphasis for chip to chip signaling
A circuit which allows for a more efficient pre-emphasis of a high frequency inter-chip signal. The circuit uses a single predriver stage to equalize a signal...