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System and method for indexing between trick play and normal play video
streams in a video delivery system
A system and method for indexing between video streams in an interactive video delivery system. The interactive video delivery system includes at least one media...
System and method for generating fix-up code facilitating avoidance of
an exception of a predetermined type in...
A system for avoiding exceptional conditions during execution of a program comprises an execution enviornment for executing the program and a fix-up code...
System for dynamic ordering support in a ringlet serial interconnect
A system for maintaining reliable packet distribution in a ring network with support for strongly ordered, nonidempotent commands. Each consumer node on the...
Distributed system and method for controlling access control to network
An access control database defines access rights through the use of access control objects. The access control objects include group objects, each defining a...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for eliminating edge
conditions from an area image processing...
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for reducing the overhead associated with performing area-image operations on a tiled image. The...
System and method for synchronizing presentation of media stream
playlists with real time
A multimedia server system includes a disk array subsystem including a plurality of multimedia files, e.g., movies, a media file system manager for managing the...
Process compensated output driver with slew rate control
A circuit which can compensate for process variations in controlling a drive transistor, whether for driving internal circuits or an output driver. A drive...
Potted plant protector device
A potted plant protector device comprising a base, arms and fingers extending therefrom in a generally dome-shaped pattern is provided. The circumference of the...
Split write data processing mechanism for memory controllers utilizing
inactive periods during write data...
A memory controller provides fast processing of sequential split memory access instructions which include a split write instruction. In a split write...
Non-inclusive cache method using pipelined snoop bus
A non-inclusive cache system includes an external cache and a plurality of on-chip caches each having a set of tags associated therewith, with at least one of...
Bean-based management system
A network management system is generated by composing a network management model using a bean-based environment and then compiling the model to implement the...
System and method for retrieving and updating configuration parameter
values for application programs in a...
A configuration parameter value access system used in connection with a computer system performs an access operation in connection with a configuration parameter...
Method and system for performing static initialization
The disclosed system represents an improvement over conventional systems for initializing static arrays by reducing the amount of code executed by the virtual...
Embedding multiple (non embedded) high level languages into an assembler
A novel method is taught to quickly and easily produce assember code from a single embedded file which can include high level language code written in any of a...
Optical fiber light fixture
The invention relates to a fiber optic light fixture which can generate a thin sheet of incoherent light with sharply defined surfaces that, when projected on...
Interface for a highly integrated ethernet network element
The present invention provides a media-independent interface (MII) on a highly integrated network component by implementing the MII interface with a lower pin...
System and method for providing and using a computer user interface with
a view space having discrete portions
A system and method associate each of a plurality of computer applications with a corresponding physical location external to the computer and display a given...
Method and apparatus for providing feedback while scrolling
The present invention comprises a method for providing feedback to the user of a graphical user interface using visual and operational clues. In an embodiment of...
Impedance control circuit
An impedance control circuit is provided which controls the output impedance of drivers which are coupled to the impedance control circuit. Accordingly, a...
Garage door assembly
A garage door decorative cover assembly for use over the exterior surface of a garage door made of a plurality of door panels includes at least one flexible...
Logging and reproduction of automated test operations for computing
A system, method, and computer program product for performing an evaluation of a software product wherein a logging module stores in a storage area, such as log...
Apparatus, method and system for providing network security for
executable code in computer and communications...
An apparatus, method and system are disclosed for providing network security for executable code in computer and communications networks, such as providing...
Apparatus for maintaining program correctness while allowing loads to be
boosted past stores in an out-of-order...
A system, apparatus and method for ensuring program correctness in an out-of-order processor spite of younger load instructions being boosted past an older store...
System for allocation of execution resources amongst multiple executing
A system of executing coded instructions in a dynamically configurable multiprocessor having shared execution resources including steps of placing a first...
Memory allocation in a multithreaded environment
A method of allocating memory in a multithreaded (parallel) computing environment in which threads running in parallel within a process are associated with one...
Method for storing method frames in multiple stacks
The present invention provides methods for storing method frames in a multi-stack memory architecture to provide access to multiple portions of the method frame....
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...
Upgradeable PCB with adaptable RFI suppression structures
Disclosed is a printed circuit board that includes selectable structures for attenuating EMI/RFI of replaceable components. In one preferred embodiment, the...
Synchronous serial display monitor control and communications bus
A monitor interface cable for transmitting display data and command data between a computer system and a display monitor preferably including a microcontroller....
Diver circuit for 3.3v I/O buffer using 1.9v fabrication process
A circuit for controlling a voltage provided to a switching transistor in a voltage conversion buffer which drives a high voltage output with low voltage...
Circuit-board mounted cooling apparatus for a computer
An apparatus for cooling an electrical component is disclosed which comprises a sorber containing a sorbent; a condenser in fluid communication with the sorber;...
Band for recognition
In a band for recognition, the present band for recognition comprises a flat plate shape display portion (2), a band portion (3) where multiple fixing holes (3a)...
System for efficient implementation of multi-ported logic FIFO
structures in a processor
A system and method for efficient implementation of a multi-port logic first-in, first-out ("FIFO") structure or particular utility in high clock speed...
System and method for transferring data and status information between
memories of different types occupying a...
A system and method for transferring data over a dedicated memory transfer bus between high and low speed memories of a computer system which share a single real...
Subscribed update monitors
A user can monitor changes to information located on a network by registering with an update monitor service. The update monitor service can run as a stand alone...
Method and apparatus for creating a category hierarchy for
classification of documents
A method for creating a class hierarchy containing categories for classification of documents. The class hierarchy is initialized to contain a root category node...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for extracting known
patterns from a data structure in a single pass
Apparatus, methods and computer program products provide for searching a data structure to extract possible matches of one or more known patterns that may exist...
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...
System and method for deriving an appropriate initialization vector for
A secure communications arrangement is disclosed including a source device and a destination device interconnected by a network. The source device generates...
Adaptive equalization technique using twice sampled non-return to zero
A method and apparatus for providing equalization for a communication channel is provided. The invention uses edge transition samples, such as those obtained for...
Method for delivering precise traps and interrupts in an out-of-order
In a processor executing instructions speculatively or out-of-order, an apparatus for tracking traps, exceptions, and interrupts within the processor. A table...
Method for non-intrusive cache fills and handling of load misses
A method for operating a processor that executes coded instructions using an instruction scheduling unit receiving the coded instructions and issuing an...
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...
Method and apparatus in a packet routing switch for controlling access
at different data rates to a shared memory
A method and apparatus for controlling access to a shared memory in a network system is described. The apparatus includes at least one fast port interface...
System for dynamically loading object viewer from client or server
A class loader downloads objects and object viewers from remote computer nodes, and invokes locally stored object viewers to view objects. When a user selects an...
Generic schema for storing configuration information on a server computer
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for providing a data framework and associated client/server protocol for storing and exchanging data among computers in a...
Object-oriented system, method and article of manufacture for a
client-server session web access in an...
An interprise computing manager in which an application is composed of a client (front end) program which communicates utilizing a network with a server (back...
System and process for providing visualization of program code internal
state in an object-oriented programming...
A system and a process for providing visualization of program code written in an object-oriented programming language is described. The program code has a...
System and method for automatically generating an image to represent a
A system automatically generates a representative image to represent a video sequence of a video program, and facilitates editing and manipulating of the video...