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Radio frequency tracking system
A method and apparatus is disclosed for transmitting data about an object within a defined field and using the transmitted data to generate a virtual object on...
Apparatus and method for automatically adjusting computer display
parameters in response to ambient light and...
An apparatus to automatically adjust, in accordance with a set of user preferences, a computer display parameter, such as brightness or contrast, in response to...
MOS devices with retrograde pocket regions
Disclosed is a low threshold asymmetric MOS device having a pocket region with a graded concentration profile. The pocket region includes a relatively high...
Unitary shoe bottom
A unitary hollow shoe bottom comprises a bottom and a sidewall integrally molded with the bottom and extends upwardly to form a cavity and a periphery top edge...
System and method for self-referential accesses in a multiprocessor
A fault-tolerant computer architecture is described wherein the effect of hardware faults is diminished. The architecture employs a main data bus having a...
System for responding to a resource request
A trigger is provided in association with a network naming service, such as DNS (Domain Name Service), that handles client requests for an application. The...
Method for stack-caching method frames
The present invention includes methods for caching method frames using multiple stack cache management units to provide access to multiple portions of the method...
Virtual machine with securely distributed bytecode verification
A system for executing a software application comprising a plurality of hardware independent bytecodes is provided comprising a computing system that generates...
Method and apparatus for transferring data from devices not supporting
burst data transfers in burst mode
A method and apparatus for transferring data between devices on a bus is described, the apparatus comprising a producer device having an output, and a first data...
Method and apparatus for timely delivery of a byte code and serialized
A method and apparatus for timely delivery of classes and objects is provided. A header comprising timing information is attached to said classes and/or objects....
Log file optimization in a client/server computing system
In a client/server computing system, a method and apparatus for efficiently storing entries in a log file during disconnected client operations. An encoder...
Method and apparatus for achieving perfect forward secrecy in closed
A method and apparatus for generating additional implicit keys from a key [K.sub.ij ].sub.N without the necessity of generating a new Diffie-Helman (DH)...
Sub-threshold leakage tuning circuit
To compensate for process, activity and temperature-induced device threshold variations in a semiconductor circuit having a transistor, a potential of the gate...
Low voltage CMOS input buffer with undershoot/overshoot protection
Method and circuitry for implementing low voltage input buffers using low voltage CMOS transistors are disclosed. Various novel circuit techniques enable the...
Apparatus and method for programmable delays using a boundary-scan chain
The invention is a system that provides programmable clock delays for logic circuits. The system makes use of the boundary-scan register chain incorporated into...
Apparatus for accelerating digital signal transitions using a transition
acceleration circuit and a transition...
A circuit for accelerating digital signal transitions includes an input/output node to receive a digital input signal. A transition termination circuit is...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for linking stack
messages to relevant information
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products for linking stack messages to information relevant to stack entries and for generating the stack messages by...
An educational toy comprises a soft toy (10) carrying a barcode scanner (20) for scanning a number of barcodes each individually associated with a visual message...
Wicker and wrought iron chair
Method and system for coupling a stack based processor to register based
A microprocessor capable of performing multimedia and non-multimedia operations provided a plurality of stack based instructions is provided. The microprocessor...
Reduced pin system interface
The present invention provides an electronic system which includes an integrated circuit chip having a processor, a memory controller and a bus interface. The...
Method and apparatus for distributing data in a digital data processor
with distributed memory
A digital data processing system and method with shared, distributed memory transfers data between corresponding data sets within memory. The digital data...
System and method for a multi-layer network element
A multi-layer network element for forwarding received packets from an input port to one or more output ports. The packet is examined to look for first and second...
Decompression of surface normals in three-dimensional graphics data
Three-dimensional compressed geometry is decompressed with a unit having an input FIFO receiving compressed data bits and outputting to an input block state...
Target Ion/Ioff threshold tuning circuit and method
To compensate for process, activity and environmental variations in a semiconductor device, a ratio of a transistor on-current to a transistor off-current within...
Method and implementation for intercepting and processing system calls
in programmed digital computer to...
A current operating system such as Solaris.RTM. X86 is adapted to run a user program such as a Common Object File Format (COFF) executable program which was...
Molded plant tray
A molded plant tray is provided in the form of a unitary molded plastic member formed of relatively light foamed plastic and having downwardly extending tapered...
Method for concurrent testing of on-chip circuitry and timing counters
A testing method in which the stages in a multi-stage counter chain are tested sequentially. A counter chain is composed of two or more stages with the carry-out...
Layered counterflow pipeline processor with anticipatory control
A layered counterflow pipeline structure is described in which sub-tasks performed at each stage in a counterflow pipeline processor are separated into different...
Apparatus for precise architectural update in an out-of-order processor
A processor including at least one execution unit generating out-of-order results and out-of-order condition codes. Precise architectural state of the processor...
Dynamic test update in a remote computer monitoring system
A remote monitoring system automatically communicates system diagnostic information from a monitored computer system to a remote service center at regular...
Methods and apparatus for a property editing mechanism for a network
A system allows an administrator to edit, from a client, property files that reside on a server. The client issues a request to the server for property...
Method of performing signed operations with unsigned instructions in a
A method for controlling a microprocessor to transform data from a signed format to an unsigned format so that the data can be processed by unsigned ...
Integrated three-tier application framework with automated class and
An integrated three-tier application framework with automated class and database table generation. Schema information in the form of metadata structures is used...
System and method for providing database access control in a secure
An access control database has access control objects that collectively store information that specifies access rights by users to specified sets of the managed...
Method and apparatus for efficient operations on primary type values
without static overloading
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for providing optimized access to pointer or externally-tagged primitive type data-values. The...
Method for determining bit element values for driver impedance control
A method for determining bit element values for an impedance control circuit is provided which controls the output impedance of drivers which are coupled to the...
Clock duty cycle control technique
An apparatus adjusts the duty cycle of a single-ended clock signal. The single-ended clock signal oscillates between first and second voltages. The apparatus...
Filtering an object interface definition to determine services needed
A distributed object application builder apparatus filters an object definition to determine the information needed (plugs) and provided (sockets) by an object....
Sorption refrigeration appliance
A combination heating and cooling apparatus which comprises a compartment into which an item to be heated or cooled may be placed; an electromagnetic wave...
Method for ensuring mutual exclusivity of selected signals during
application of test patterns
A method for controlling a gating circuit of an electronic system incorporating a scan architecture complying with IEEE Standard 1149.1 such that the gating...
In-line bank conflict detection and resolution in a multi-ported
A data cache unit associated with a processor, the data cache unit including a multi-ported non-blocking cache receiving a data access request from a lower level...
Point-to-point interconnect communications utility
An interconnect controller for use in an arbitrary topology collection of nodes in a network suitable for use for both data sharing and distributed computing....
Method and device for determining the amount of undissolved gas in a
The invention provides a method for determining the amount of undissolved gas present in a hydraulic system by supplying hydraulic medium thereto under...
System and method for a multi-layer network element
A multi-layer network element for forwarding received packets from an input port to one or more output ports. The packet is examined to look for different types...
Spanning tree support in a high performance network device
A method and apparatus for providing spanning tree support are provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a network device includes two or more...
Frequency comparison and generation in an integrated processor
An integrated processor includes a microprocessor core and a bus interface unit. The integrated processor receives a reference clock signal and an external clock...
Thermal management enhancements for cavity packages
A thermal conducting material for providing lateral thermal conduction across a surface of an integrated circuit and for enhancing thermal dissipation from the...
Clock distribution network with efficient shielding
An interconnect structure includes in a first layer a clock line and a ground line running substantially parallel to the clock line, and a plurality of...