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Transfer rolling device for producing banners
A transfer roll device for producing a banner including a housing, a paper roll mounted on the housing, a cloth roll mounted on the housing, first and second...
Computer screen with a set of icons
Computer screen with a set of icons
System and method for implementing a hierarchical policy for computer
A system and method for implementing a hierarchical policy for computer system administration which is extremely flexible in assigning policies to managed...
System and method for caching and allocating thread synchronization
An object synchronization module and corresponding method used in a computer system that includes a plurality of threads of execution and a set of objects that...
Extended symmetrical multiprocessor address mapping
A technique for system memory space address mapping in a multiprocessor computer system is provided. The disclosed mapping architecture may be applied to a...
Computer system having alphanumeric keyboard access to objects in
graphical user interface
An electronic digital computer system includes a Graphical User Interface (GUI) for displaying graphical objects such as icon buttons, scrolling text lists, and...
Portable type electronic golf score display device
An electronic golf score display device including a display on which is displayed a required picture plane inputted through an input pen or an input pen and a...
Louvre window clip assembly
A louvre window clip assembly that is used with a window frame. The clip assembly includes a clip, that is capable of receiving a glass window pane, and a hub....
Computer system and method for executing architecture specific code with
reduced run-time memory space requirements
A client computer system and associated method in a computer network over which is provided programs with methods in architecture neutral code. The client...
System and method for runtime optimization of private variable function
calls in a secure interpreter
A secure program interpreter performs a special check the first time it executes a method call to determine if the sole purpose of the called method is to access...
Network navigation and viewing system for network management system
A network navigation and viewing system is disclosed for use in managing a network. The network includes a plurality of digital devices interconnected by...
Method and apparatus for determining the type of an object in a
distributed object system
A method of checking the type of an object located on a remote computer in a distributed object environment computing system is disclosed. Initially, a type...
Method and apparatus for allowing packet data to be separated over
multiple bus targets
A network adapter for allowing packet data to be separated over multiple bus targets without impact to input/output bus bandwidth or network performance, having:...
Method and apparatus for providing a secure remote password graphic
A method and apparatus for providing a secure remote password graphic interface. In an embodiment of the invention, an improved password changer provides the...
Cooling system for enclosed electronic components
An enclosure contains, among other components, hard drive cartridges, graphics or other option cards, power supply and a CPU and its support chips. The total...
Method and apparatus for geometric compression of three-dimensional
In a compression system, three-dimensional geometry is first represented as a generalized triangle mesh, a data structure that allows each instance of a vertex...
System and method providing a computer user interface enabling access to
distributed workgroup members
A system and method provides each networked computer user with a user interface displaying visual representations of selected other computer users, generally of...
Apparatus and method for generating a phase detection signal that
coordinates the phases of separate clock signals
A phase detection signal is generated with a phase detection logic pipeline and its associated tapped pipeline signal combinational logic circuit. The phase...
Portable calendaring device having perceptual agent managing calendar
A personal calendaring system includes a portable calendaring system and a complementary office calendar system, each synchronizing calendar entries by two-way...
Paging device with ability to automatically connect by telephone a
person initiating a page request to the...
A paging system communicatively connects a first user initiating a page request using a first telephone to a second user receiving the page request using a...
An identification interface that transfers control information between a controller and an option module coupled to a motherboard of a computer. The...
Method and apparatus for reordering components of computer programs
A method and system for reordering sections of a computer program are disclosed. The computer program is executed during an experimental execution period. During...
Method and apparatus for generating executable code from object-oriented
C++ source code
The present invention provides an improved method and apparatus for generating executable computer code for an application program written in C++ source code. In...
System, method and article of manufacture for type checking
appropriateness of port connection and variable...
Method, system and article of manufacture for connecting multiport object oriented components for use in an object oriented based applet or application. The...
Event synchronization mechanism
A computer process determines that processing by a resource manager of all previously sent event structures has been completed by sending a tag event structure...
Method for dependency checking using a scoreboard for a pair of register
sets having different precisions
A dependency checking method includes a scoreboard which records destination operands of instructions outstanding within the pipeline of a microprocessor. Each...
Media server system which employs a SCSI bus and which utilizes SCSI
logical units to differentiate between...
A media server system including a media server coupled through a SCSI bus to one or more MPEG decoder boxes. Each of the MPEG decoder boxes includes a plurality...
Lightweight non-repudiation system and method
A system and method is disclosed that provides lightweight non-repudiability for networked computer systems. Each party to a two-party communication maintains...
Floating point multiplier with reduced critical paths using delay
A floating point multiplier with partial support for subnormal operands and results uses radix-4 or modified Booth encoding and a binary tree of 4:2 compressors...
Generic server benchmarking framework in a client-server environment
A computer implemented framework method for server benchmarking in a client server environment including a server and at least one client system is provided. The...
Interleaving pixel data for a memory display interface
A method and apparatus is disclosed for interleaving the transfer of pixel data from a dual bank frame buffer to a memory display interface. The interleaved...
Frequency controlled bias generator for stabilizing clock generation
The present invention is a frequency controlled bias generator for stabilizing clock generation circuits. The invention includes a Bias VCO and a clock feedback...
Multi-tier cache and method for implementing such a system
A multi-tier cache system and a method for implementing the multi-tier cache system is disclosed. The multi-tier cache system has a small cache in random access...
Memory allocation maintaining ordering across multiple heaps
A method and apparatus for adding and deleting data in a plurality of heaps stored in memory, where the ordering of the data in the heaps is maintained across...
Computer controlled laser fog tracking
A scanning transmissometer is disclosed for use with a large number of reflectors for detecting dense, but very localized patches of fog to permit warnings to be...
Method and apparatus for subcontracts in distributed processing systems
The present invention provides an elegant and simple way to provide mechanisms for invocation of objects by client applications and for argument passing between...
Correct and efficient sticky bit calculation for exact floating point
divide/square root results
Quotient digit selection logic is modified so as to prevent a partial remainder equal to the negative divisor from occurring. An enhanced quotient digit...
Integrated circuit with identification signal writing circuitry
distributed on multiple metal layers
An integrated circuit includes a first metal layer with first layer identification signal writing circuitry connections to produce first metal layer circuit...
Configurable runtime graphical user interface widget management
A method facilitating modification of an application's graphical user interface (GUI), particularly by application end-users. In particular, the method permits...
Programmable digital frequency multiplier
A programmable digital frequency multiplier includes either a delay locked loop with an input clock or a ring oscillator which generates multiple phase delayed...
Method and apparatus for managing virtual computer memory with multiple
A computer system having virtual memory that can be mapped using multiple page sizes onto logically addressable physical memory. An intermediate addressing...
Hypertext information retrieval using profiles and topics
A computer-implemented method and system for of retrieving information. A first file of information is received which includes a first markup language to...
Fast handling of branch delay slots on mispredicted branches
An apparatus and method for quickly and efficiently handling mispredicted branch instructions in a computer processor having multiple instruction execution...
Method of generating exact-length wires for routing critical signals
Disclosed is an automated method for adjusting wire lengths between connected circuit elements of an integrated circuit. The method includes the following steps:...
Dependency checking apparatus employing a scoreboard for a pair of
register sets having different precisions
A dependency checking apparatus includes a scoreboard which records destination operands of instructions outstanding within the pipeline of a microprocessor....
Full duplex flow control for ethernet networks
CSMA/CD is used to implement flow control in a full-duplex Ethernet network in a lossless fashion. Uniquely identifiable flow control transmit on/off ...
User-controllable persistent browser display pages
The present invention provides a user control mechanism for selectively retaining for display a document obtained from a network. The user control is located as...
System and method for temporally varying pointer icons
A system and method for computer operation. An object to be pointed to in a user's computer display (109) is indicated with an animated pointer icon (113). In a...